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03-06-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 101
Posted By wgscott

In my experience, all of the two-piston Shimano...

In my experience, all of the two-piston Shimano calipers are interchangeable.

The RS785 calipers are re-branded XT, so if they work with XT, they will work with those.


(Also, FYI: You can get...
03-05-21, 07:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 338
Posted By wgscott

I guess I will have to if it has hookless rims....

I guess I will have to if it has hookless rims. (?)



Yeah, I just don't have the clearance.
Forum: Foo
03-05-21, 07:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 459
Posted By wgscott

The kid has XC mountain bike practice for the...

The kid has XC mountain bike practice for the first time in almost a year tomorrow at 8:00 am. ...
Forum: Foo
03-05-21, 12:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 459
Posted By wgscott

Yeah, I have a lawn tractor for less. My...

Yeah, I have a lawn tractor for less.

My lawn also sucks (see above). Drought/fire/etc not helping.
Forum: Foo
03-04-21, 09:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 459
Posted By wgscott

Normally I would invite you over (I am just up...

Normally I would invite you over (I am just up the hill). Assuming you mean Felton?
03-04-21, 07:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 338
Posted By wgscott

Thanks for all the very helpful responses. ...

Thanks for all the very helpful responses.

Briefly, it isn't a replacement, but an addition.

I used to have two wheel-sets for this bike. Both are nearly identical (WI vs CK hubs). One set...
03-03-21, 11:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 338
Posted By wgscott

Crank arms are 172.5 mm fwiw.

Crank arms are 172.5 mm fwiw.
03-03-21, 10:16 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,940
Posted By wgscott

We wound up turning my wife's mtn bike into a 2X...

We wound up turning my wife's mtn bike into a 2X 9-speed with Advent microshift drive train and a new front Deore double. She really wanted the gear range that a 1X made impossible, but it shifts...
03-03-21, 10:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 338
Posted By wgscott

Should I get 650b wheels?

Here is my geometry, relative to 700c:

I currently have 38mm tires, 700c wheels. I am pondering a second set primarily for off-road, which might enable using marginally wider tires (maybe 42 or...
Forum: Foo
03-03-21, 04:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 459
Posted By wgscott

This interrupted my class today

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1333/controllyouranimal_def68747a3269935c7ab782f83e8e7b086c60b9f.jpeg
Forum: Foo
03-02-21, 10:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 636
Posted By wgscott

Zoom-teaching blows chunks. I can't do...

Zoom-teaching blows chunks. I can't do experiments at home.

But I have always tried to spend time at home with those that I love, which primarily include my dogs and bikes.
03-02-21, 05:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By wgscott

Thanks for that. If only my body was as immature...

Thanks for that. If only my body was as immature as I am socially.
02-28-21, 02:38 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,169
Posted By wgscott

You should try lifting weights made from carbon...

You should try lifting weights made from carbon fiber. They are the same size as conventional weights, but are much easier to lift.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,307
Posted By wgscott

Most things are relatively simple to fix, so it...

Most things are relatively simple to fix, so it might be a good time to invest in some tools and develop some repair skills. There are few motivators that are better than saving time and money (and...
02-28-21, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 179
Posted By wgscott

TRP also makes a full hydraulic version called...

TRP also makes a full hydraulic version called the Hylex.

https://trpcycling.com/product/hylex-rs/

You can also retrofit this for Di2 buttons.

However, if you want to do it right and save...
02-27-21, 07:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By wgscott

Thanks very much for the advice! Are you...

Thanks very much for the advice!

Are you doing ok now? Can you ride?
02-26-21, 01:30 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,140
Posted By wgscott

https://www.ksbw.com/article/emergency-repairs-ann...

https://www.ksbw.com/article/emergency-repairs-announced-for-highway-1-in-big-sur/35634256
Forum: Foo
02-23-21, 09:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 444
Posted By wgscott

pip3 install fitparse also works.

pip3 install fitparse

also works.
Forum: Foo
02-22-21, 11:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 444
Posted By wgscott

I installed it (fitdecode 0.7) with pip (via...

I installed it (fitdecode 0.7) with pip (via python-3.9). It comes with two command-line utilities, one which outputs a text file (the other some sort of json format). The text file seems to have a...
02-22-21, 11:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 591
Posted By wgscott

The stain is caused by the radioactive decay of...

The stain is caused by the radioactive decay of 50-K.

It has been nice knowing you.
Forum: Foo
02-22-21, 09:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 444
Posted By wgscott

This produced a 360,000 line text file. ...

This produced a 360,000 line text file. Something tells me I am failing to do the right thing...
02-22-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,856
Posted By wgscott

The problem with running is that the only reason...

The problem with running is that the only reason to do it is if someone is chasing you and trying to kill you.
02-22-21, 04:14 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,140
Posted By wgscott

According to the associated press:

According to the associated press:
Forum: Foo
02-22-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 341
Posted By wgscott

Finally, a natural disaster with a low...

Finally, a natural disaster with a low probability of hitting my house.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 374
Posted By wgscott

I did not know that. I got my bike (custom) in...

I did not know that. I got my bike (custom) in 2014 and was absolutely insistent on getting hydraulic brakes (after a nasty ankle fracture) and they were the only option, so I got Di2 as well (which...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-21, 02:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 374
Posted By wgscott

I picked up a second set of R785 hydro Di2 levers...

I picked up a second set of R785 hydro Di2 levers for $200 at Universal Cycle. I thought if I smash mine up I would have a spare. The urge to build up a bike around them is overpowering. I would be...
Forum: Foo
02-20-21, 11:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 473
Posted By wgscott

I thought the video was a bit hallucinogenic. ...

I thought the video was a bit hallucinogenic.

What does the internet have to do with faux misunderstanding?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By wgscott

On my Rav4 with a Kuat rack, the view is not...

On my Rav4 with a Kuat rack, the view is not blocked. The backup warning indicator is falsely activated constitutively, which means it always beeps thinking there is something in the path of reversal.
Forum: Foo
02-19-21, 09:26 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,835
Posted By wgscott

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EuiD5p7XYAMelmY?format...

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EuiD5p7XYAMelmY?format=jpg&name=medium
Forum: Foo
02-19-21, 09:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 444
Posted By wgscott

src or it didn't happen ;)

src or it didn't happen ;)
Forum: Foo
02-19-21, 09:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 473
Posted By wgscott

If there was an Owsley Stanley award...

If there was an Owsley Stanley award...
02-19-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,802
Posted By wgscott

Coincidently, I only learned of that unit last...

Coincidently, I only learned of that unit last night. (Kid asked about radio-active potassium in bananas.)
02-19-21, 10:43 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,802
Posted By wgscott

The argument of an exponent or log has to be...

The argument of an exponent or log has to be unit-less. So an equilibrium constant technically has no units. Students just love hearing about that.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-21, 12:18 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,071
Posted By wgscott

Propane went up 70% due to its use to heat...

Propane went up 70% due to its use to heat outdoor dining areas.
02-19-21, 12:17 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,802
Posted By wgscott

Work-wise, I always use metric units. Much more...

Work-wise, I always use metric units. Much more rational. Much easier math. Everything is base 10.

For things like observing the weather, purchasing gas, sizing clothing, etc, I use the crazy...
02-18-21, 08:40 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,802
Posted By wgscott

Atomic units. That, and \alpha = 1/137 ...

Atomic units.

That, and \alpha = 1/137

Not everything gets to be 1.
02-17-21, 10:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,070
Posted By wgscott

I have a 17 year old. We managed to get through...

I have a 17 year old. We managed to get through half a liter in a couple of years. I have no idea how. Big baby.
02-17-21, 08:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,007
Posted By wgscott

Rene Herse Juniper Ridge TC Tire - 700c x 55 -...

Rene Herse Juniper Ridge TC Tire - 700c x 55 - Extralight Casing - Black/Tan
02-15-21, 09:06 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,140
Posted By wgscott

Why would it take so much longer than the 2017...

Why would it take so much longer than the 2017 bridge repair, which was a vastly larger undertaking?
02-14-21, 11:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 646
Posted By wgscott

https://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/1223643-ef...

https://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/1223643-effect-container-ship-incident-trek-backlog.html

Get titanium. Or steel.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,677
Posted By wgscott

You mean, if it hadn't happened 10 months from...

You mean, if it hadn't happened 10 months from now, it would be plausible?
02-13-21, 08:54 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,940
Posted By wgscott

Our (his) experience with 12-speed: SRAM GX Eagle...

Our (his) experience with 12-speed: SRAM GX Eagle was unusable and self-destructed. Twice. Went through 2 derailleurs quickly. XT was vastly better, but Shimano's clutch is poorly designed (and is a...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,677
Posted By wgscott

Khmerica

Khmerica
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,677
Posted By wgscott

Two questions: Is the magic black stuff...

Two questions:

Is the magic black stuff "dangerous goods"?

Are Trek frames made in Cambodia?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-21, 04:22 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,677
Posted By wgscott

Not yet.

Not yet.
02-13-21, 02:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By wgscott

Baker's cyst/knee pain?

Anyone have any experience with this?

My wife's knee "gave out" while riding up hill and is having some serious pain and stability problems. Four or five hours at the doctor, and the diagnosis is...
02-13-21, 11:11 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,940
Posted By wgscott

We just did this on two bikes. It is solid. ...

We just did this on two bikes. It is solid.

On one, we (well, the kid) replaced 12-speed with Microshift Advent X 10-speed. He has been through two GX Eagle derailleurs, then shifted over to...
02-13-21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,140
Posted By wgscott

When are you planning to go? I live in Santa Crud...

When are you planning to go? I live in Santa Crud and can try to see how far I can get (if it stops raining for a few days) in mid-March.
02-12-21, 04:02 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,140
Posted By wgscott

Just follow the dotted red line, hike-a-bike, and...

Just follow the dotted red line, hike-a-bike, and don't get doored by the cop.

...
02-12-21, 10:55 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,140
Posted By wgscott

For yet more scintillating discussion of this...

For yet more scintillating discussion of this topic: https://www.bikeforums.net/cyclocross-gravelbiking-recreational/1222712-new-gravel-route-south-big-sur.html
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