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09-18-20, 11:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 131
Posted By CliffordK

Hmmm, I would imagine several of the main...

Hmmm,

I would imagine several of the main east/west highways will be reopened within a month. I can't imagine anybody being happy with a longterm HWY 126 closure.

I wrote to the state HWY...
09-17-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 620
Posted By CliffordK

Less stringent guidelines for K-3. I think...

Less stringent guidelines for K-3.

I think Springfield is planning on opening K-1 shortly, and if that goes well, then add more grades.

Of course, the youngest kiddos are so good at spreading...
09-16-20, 10:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 131
Posted By CliffordK

It will be interesting to see some of the damage...

It will be interesting to see some of the damage first hand. There is a lot of recovery from forest fires in the first few years in this area. Of course, some trees will survive, but bear the scars...
09-15-20, 11:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 131
Posted By CliffordK

Hypothetical 2019/2020 CycleOregon

I thought I'd overlay the 2019 CycleOregon map onto the September 8/9 2020 Oregon fire map.
...
09-14-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,395
Posted By CliffordK

Am I the only one that will use a bicycle...

Am I the only one that will use a bicycle whenever I have to pick up or drop off a car for one reason or another?

"Window Shopping"?

There must be more to those signs than meet the eye. So...
09-14-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 620
Posted By CliffordK

Hmmm, looking at the data, it does seem as if...

Hmmm, looking at the data, it does seem as if there was an increase in cases in Japan during the summer, starting with < 100 cases a day in late June, then increasing throughout July, peaking at...
09-11-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 495
Posted By CliffordK

The smoke rolled in about noon Monday, a few...

The smoke rolled in about noon Monday, a few hours before the fires were supposed to gave been started.

Stagnant air is good for fighting fires.

It is good to have my mask handy.
09-10-20, 10:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 495
Posted By CliffordK

Have you been out riding this last week? ...

Have you been out riding this last week?

I've found that my COVID mask has come in very handy with the sky full of smoke... and even ash coming down.

Although, like others, I don't...
09-10-20, 10:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 998
Posted By CliffordK

Ok, for years I've gotten the flu once in a...

Ok, for years I've gotten the flu once in a while, and it would always go away. Then a couple of years ago, I got what I think was the Swine flu coming back around the 2nd or 3rd time, long after a...
09-10-20, 10:02 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 998
Posted By CliffordK

If someone piddles on your leg, it will dry off...

If someone piddles on your leg, it will dry off quickly.
If someone piddles on your jeans, it could be wet for an hour.
If someone piddles on their own jeans... then any place they sit down could...
09-07-20, 12:50 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,409
Posted By CliffordK

Keep in mind that the OP is in the UK (I think). ...

Keep in mind that the OP is in the UK (I think).
So, everything is backwards.

A right hand turn would be crossing 2 lanes of traffic... and a turn signal is appropriate.

Around here, there is...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-20, 10:46 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,729
Posted By CliffordK

Most people will say to just ride your bike. Fix...

Most people will say to just ride your bike. Fix stuff that breaks.

Weight will make some difference on hills... but are there any hills in South Florida?

If you really want to do a custom...
09-06-20, 10:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 351
Posted By CliffordK

I would think a short femur would do better with...

I would think a short femur would do better with a short crank than a short tibia.

But, as mentioned, the thicker pedals, some lift in the shoes, etc, could also potentially help.

I think...
09-06-20, 10:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 620
Posted By CliffordK

Our governor has made mighty stringent guidelines...

Our governor has made mighty stringent guidelines to reopen schools.

And, it includes < 10 cases COVID per 100,000 per week. In my county that equates to about 38 cases a week.

We...
09-06-20, 09:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 620
Posted By CliffordK

I think they could do it with active and involved...

I think they could do it with active and involved parents. But, for many kids, one can't simply park them in their room and tell them to learn something...

I'd hope most parents could pass grade...
09-05-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 576
Posted By CliffordK

Did you do your ride yet? I was down in the...

Did you do your ride yet?

I was down in the Roseburg area, and I think the route from Roseburg to Coquille would be good.

Years ago we rode from Eugene to Roseburg. Somewhere along Cottage...
Forum: Introductions
09-05-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 210
Posted By CliffordK

Where are you on the coast? fietsbob is an...

Where are you on the coast? fietsbob is an active member in the north. Astoria?

Enjoy the road.
09-05-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 432
Posted By CliffordK

First, use the tube and valve stem to measure the...

First, use the tube and valve stem to measure the distance along rim (each way), to determine probably fault area along the rim for closer inspection. Any signs of stretching or something on the...
09-05-20, 12:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 869
Posted By CliffordK

I do most of my shopping with metric sizes. ...

I do most of my shopping with metric sizes.

So, nipples or spokes would be 1.8mm, 2.0mm, 2.3mm, etc.

Same thing with shoes. I look for size 46, which can have all different inch sizes...
08-31-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 156
Posted By CliffordK

What is asymmetrical on the screw on cogs?

What is asymmetrical on the screw on cogs?
08-29-20, 01:28 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 6,967
Posted By CliffordK

Perhaps the top tier professional racers making...

Perhaps the top tier professional racers making the big bucks...

But, the grocery getter riding a $50 bike won't be paying $1000 for a helmet.

As a society, we'll be better off maximizing the...
08-29-20, 02:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 295
Posted By CliffordK

Oddly foreshadowing today's news:Oregonís 447th...

Oddly foreshadowing today's news:Oregonís 447th COVID-19 death is a 29-year-old man in Multnomah County who tested positive on Aug. 22 and died on Aug. 22 at OHSU Hospital. He did not have underlying...
08-28-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,040
Posted By CliffordK

Angry I can imagine the disruption for international...

I can imagine the disruption for international families. I have an acquaintance that went to Costa Rica just before the lockdown (both ways), and now can't get back.

But, even domestically.
...
08-28-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 295
Posted By CliffordK

Thanks for the link. I presume there are a...

Thanks for the link.

I presume there are a couple of "long-haulers".

Those that are getting better, but very slowly.
Those that are stable but sick.
Those that continue to deteriorate, or...
08-27-20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By CliffordK

The approach to the pandemic has shifted...

The approach to the pandemic has shifted significantly over time around here.

Pretty little documented local impact till mid-March. Then BAM... Schools closed. Restaurants closed, etc. "Essential"...
Forum: Foo
08-27-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 423
Posted By CliffordK

It has been hunted to the end of the Earth. ...

It has been hunted to the end of the Earth.

There are two good vaccines, although different. IPV takes multiple doses. OPV is effective with a single dose, I think, but has risk of mutating.
...
08-27-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 316
Posted By CliffordK

Some companies will sell spoke blanks. So,...

Some companies will sell spoke blanks. So, assuming one is making 26" to 700c wheels, then simply choose the proper blank, cut, roll, and build the wheel.

The issues with single butted vs double...
Forum: Foo
08-27-20, 10:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 423
Posted By CliffordK

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/2/20/Iro...

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/2/20/Iron_lungs.JPG

If only we had more Iron Lungs available, they might be helpful with treating COVID...

But, alas, there are only a handful left in...
Forum: Foo
08-27-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 423
Posted By CliffordK

Polio Eradication, Wikipedia...

Polio Eradication, Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polio_eradication)

Even before COVID, we've taken about 3 steps backwards over the last few years.

There is a fair amount of...
08-27-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 316
Posted By CliffordK

Cut to length. Threads rolled. They can...

Cut to length.
Threads rolled.

They can cut to mm lengths if desired.
08-27-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 316
Posted By CliffordK

I bought some Sapim spokes from that seller. Cut...

I bought some Sapim spokes from that seller. Cut to mm lengths. Good work!!!
08-26-20, 10:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 698
Posted By CliffordK

Keep an eye open for single crank arms on E-Bay,...

Keep an eye open for single crank arms on E-Bay, although it can be harder to find current generation stuff than previous generation stuff.

Cranksets without the spider?
08-26-20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 295
Posted By CliffordK

Time from Diagnosis to Death

I hadn't paid a lot of attention to the lag times... but, hidden in today's daily report:
.Oregon’s 432nd COVID-19 death is a 55-year-old woman in Marion County who tested positive on May 5 and died...
08-26-20, 07:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By CliffordK

Hmmm... An interesting thing might be to...

Hmmm...

An interesting thing might be to snag 2 or 3 daily local newspapers and get a newsprint clip of every article related to COVID, and politics related to COVID from January until after the...
08-26-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 440
Posted By CliffordK

I believe Alan has transitioned to all welded...

I believe Alan has transitioned to all welded frames. I doubt taking it to the factory would help. Just speciality restoration shops.
08-26-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2,217
Views: 213,304
Posted By CliffordK

If only we had people screaming about zombie...

If only we had people screaming about zombie cats!!! :troll:
08-26-20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 440
Posted By CliffordK

I think there were companies specializing in Alan...

I think there were companies specializing in Alan or Vitus Aluminum repairs. But, start with say a $100 frame... invest a few hundred bucks in the repair, and you have an expensive frame. Might as...
08-26-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 440
Posted By CliffordK

You're sure it is a crack and not a scratch? ...

You're sure it is a crack and not a scratch?

For a display bike/frame... sure.

If you're planning on riding the bike more than around the block at a show... don't do it.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-20, 11:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,055
Posted By CliffordK

On second thought, it wasn't a good idea to teach...

On second thought, it wasn't a good idea to teach the dog to go fetch the bicycle.
08-25-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 6,967
Posted By CliffordK

If you get a TDF helmet, make sure it is the...

If you get a TDF helmet, make sure it is the BRIGHT YELLOW HELMET!!! Any other TDF helmet is worthless!!!

The big thing with new helmets is MIPS and WaveCel.

I haven't transitioned to MIPS yet,...
08-25-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 847
Posted By CliffordK

I've got a couple of kittens up on Craigslist...

I've got a couple of kittens up on Craigslist that I'm looking for a home for.

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Forum: Folding Bikes
08-25-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,075
Posted By CliffordK

I only got Sachs hubs that are 7-speed. :( ...

I only got Sachs hubs that are 7-speed. :(

Sturmey Archer still makes the CS-RF3 if one needs a 3x hub + cassette.
08-25-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2,217
Views: 213,304
Posted By CliffordK

Fostering a couple more kittens. ...

Fostering a couple more kittens.

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/916x1251/80-two_13152a12351f2f256afc6beecd112368a06cddba.jpg

Little rambunctious Feral Caught males.
...
08-23-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,245
Posted By CliffordK

It has been a while, but you must be getting the...

It has been a while, but you must be getting the straps awfully loose if you're lifting up and they're coming loose. Or, perhaps using one-bolt cleats.

For the standard 2-bolt cleats, I learned...
08-23-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,245
Posted By CliffordK

With street shoes (or any shoes without cleats),...

With street shoes (or any shoes without cleats), simply put your heel down and push down. Your foot will come loose, and quick too. It doesn't matter if they are tight or loose.

The advantage...
08-23-20, 02:37 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 17,178
Posted By CliffordK

I don't think one could expect a quick...

I don't think one could expect a quick settlement.

Bike damage + Personal Injury.

The bike company would have wanted to give a crash discount on a new frame. If that didn't work, replace it,...
08-23-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 833
Posted By CliffordK

Good thing the 4th "C" prevents the virus from...

Good thing the 4th "C" prevents the virus from spreading. :thumb:

And, people thought Computers would destroy the world!!!
08-22-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,092
Posted By CliffordK

Did you mention whether the bike had a steel...

Did you mention whether the bike had a steel frame or an aluminum frame?

I'm a bit surprised that anybody would have sold a 126mm frame in the 90's. Perhaps early 90's or late 80's? Or, even...
08-22-20, 07:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 544
Posted By CliffordK

Back in January/February/March we had the big...

Back in January/February/March we had the big repatriation quarantines, and there were notes that the virus likely jumped the quarantine.

Fortunately there don't seem to be any "Typhoid Mary"...
08-22-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,092
Posted By CliffordK

I wouldn't go with a 11-speed setup. ...

I wouldn't go with a 11-speed setup.

However, I have successfully done a 9-speed (thus, 8/9/10 speed) using 126mm spacing.

Find an "Off-Center" (OC) or "Asymmetric" rear rim. (Velocity A23 OC,...
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