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09-15-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 487
Posted By fietsbob

I believe record used a different BB* than the...

I believe record used a different BB* than the lesser one that we Lumpen Prolos get.. *asymmetric ..

I put a 52-42-26 on my old cable over the BB frame , a 50-40-24 wouldn't work its on my...
Forum: Commuting
09-15-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,420
Posted By fietsbob

Half Fast.

Half Fast.
09-15-20, 03:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 217
Posted By fietsbob

ETRTO is an international standard so tires fit...

ETRTO is an international standard so tires fit rims made by someone else .. tire bead seat diameter 559-40 is another way to say which 26" x 1.5"..
Forum: Foo
09-15-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 11,027
Views: 2,280,890
Posted By fietsbob

Newtonian Physics still works , in the future,...

Newtonian Physics still works , in the future, kids..
...
09-15-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 487
Posted By fietsbob

I have a few 'Race Triples' all uses the 111 BB ...

I have a few 'Race Triples' all uses the 111 BB I think the right arm of the double of the same years is changed to only need 1 BB

but I don't own a double too..


their 115 is for...
09-15-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 723
Posted By fietsbob

No, I don't collect only Eroica qualified Road...

No, I don't collect only Eroica qualified Road Bikes either..
09-15-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 846
Posted By fietsbob

need treatment for the OCD .. :injured: ...

need treatment for the OCD .. :injured:

postal scale weigh each individual bolt & nut. I see a lot of photos posted, of their latest Ti / Carbon Bit , displayed on a digital postal scale..
Forum: Touring
09-15-20, 12:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,754
Posted By fietsbob

Motorcycle-suspension term .. the wheel and the...

Motorcycle-suspension term .. the wheel and the bottom half of the suspension fork follow the undulating terrain better if they're lighter..
so it is cast Magnesium on the more expensive...
09-15-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 907
Posted By fietsbob

Had a Mountain tamer Quad for a 4 chainring crank...

Had a Mountain tamer Quad for a 4 chainring crank (to try it out, in the 80's) 46-36-26-16.. 13-28 freehub cassette..

16:28 .. that was Low..
09-15-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 205
Posted By fietsbob

To Get the rest out of the frame..

Hack saw blade out of the saw-frame, laboriously cut into the seat post tubing, to get it out in slices..
09-15-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 285
Posted By fietsbob

I've always used a friction shifter for my...

I've always used a friction shifter for my triple cranks..
09-15-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 205
Posted By fietsbob

Always entertaining ..:popcorn this is a FAQ ...

Always entertaining ..:popcorn this is a FAQ posted many times..
09-15-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 846
Posted By fietsbob

Didn't any one get their GED? 1, Stand...

Didn't any one get their GED?


1, Stand on scale, holding bike, 2. stand on scale without bike .. subtract your weight , & weight of bike remains ..
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-15-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,145
Posted By fietsbob

Problem I see, personally. : that big lump of...

Problem I see, personally. : that big lump of tape over the clamp holding that drop-bar ends on .. That is where,

with a conventional drop bar, the curved transition from top to the downward...
09-15-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 2,738
Posted By fietsbob

I rarely leave town (small, old, town) overnight...

I rarely leave town (small, old, town) overnight light rain , grey dry to grey damp, still no on shore wind..
09-15-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 954
Posted By fietsbob

I have a 2 bolt Campag 27.2 , one of those...

I have a 2 bolt Campag 27.2 , one of those American classics & a 1 bolt super record (a 25.0 with a 25 to 27.2 seat post shim sleeve)

In my bike assortment none are very long Q: Is...
09-15-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 440
Posted By fietsbob

Over kill for light trail riding* but you should...

Over kill for light trail riding* but you should be comfy while doing it..

*a hardtail + a suspension seat post should be sufficient..
09-15-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,890
Posted By fietsbob

Sort? Integrated type.. as it appears..

Sort? Integrated type.. as it appears..
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-15-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 134
Posted By fietsbob

Extenders are aftermarket 3rd party, not...

Extenders are aftermarket 3rd party, not factory.. telescopes out from right side where front wheel folds over and back..

My Non electric with the factory optional/accessory EZ wheel is ...
Forum: Touring
09-15-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 356
Posted By fietsbob

The whole cage come off the mounts on the bag ,...

The whole cage come off the mounts on the bag , or just the bottle fell out?


Bet toe straps, rubber bands (Old inner tube) or velcro would have helped secure the bottle..
My Flat pack bottle...
Forum: Commuting
09-15-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 315
Posted By fietsbob

Note Sturmey-Archer | S-RK3...

Note Sturmey-Archer | S-RK3 (http://www.sturmey-archer.com/en/products/detail/s-rk3) a disc brake 135 hub with 3 speeds . wheels can be replaced...
09-15-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 907
Posted By fietsbob

Need a different crank set ,,, Mountain, ...

Need a different crank set ,,, Mountain, compact, the Big chainring is the 42t.. small is 22t.
09-15-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 3,935
Posted By fietsbob

Light rain overnight. but still grey calm winds...

Light rain overnight. but still grey calm winds fog feels normal but may hold soot in it..

more light rain in next days.. hope it helps quell the blazes at least help the fire crews get...
09-15-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 257
Posted By fietsbob

Now calling a mountain bike 27 1/2" gets you a...

Now calling a mountain bike 27 1/2" gets you a 650B wheeled bike .. which will be flat bar..


@ chosen price? Good luck .. Mid price bike supply from Pac Rim Factories are challenged by the...
09-15-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 341
Posted By fietsbob

https://www.hpvelotechnik.com/en/recumbent-trikes-...

https://www.hpvelotechnik.com/en/recumbent-trikes-bikes/gekko-recumbent-trikes/gekko-fx-26-sporty-foldable-touring-trike-2/

... is another option.. ...
09-14-20, 09:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 81
Posted By fietsbob

a $1.00 hub? If You are going to be fussy & not...

a $1.00 hub? If You are going to be fussy & not read up, tear it apart & look.. & learn in the process..

get a new wheel with a better, say, new Sturmey Archer or Shimano etc.better.. ...
Forum: Commuting
09-14-20, 09:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 315
Posted By fietsbob

Hire a frame built , costs more, but you get...

Hire a frame built , costs more, but you get all your specs met..
Forum: Commuting
09-14-20, 09:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 226
Posted By fietsbob

you can use foam filled captive air tires like...

you can use foam filled captive air tires like Tannus, they're heavier rolling but you are into it for the fitness workout ,. right ?
Forum: Commuting
09-14-20, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 167
Posted By fietsbob

already done ... Velo mobiles.. but the...

already done ... Velo mobiles.. but the street infrastructure on Holland Denmark Germany is more conducive, Not The US

Transfer to a Civil Engineering and Urban Planning major to begin...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-14-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 750
Posted By fietsbob

The Belt drive option for Internal gear hubs is...

The Belt drive option for Internal gear hubs is a good thing,,
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-14-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 163
Posted By fietsbob

England offers money towards buying a Bike...

England offers money towards buying a Bike Apparently ..

Brompton is about the largest- only Manufactured in England bike, left these days..
Forum: Touring
09-14-20, 08:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 356
Posted By fietsbob

I instead have their add-on large pocket and a...

I instead have their add-on large pocket and a flat pack water bottle cage, addition is to my Brompton-Ortlieb O bag..

... which came with the equivalent of 2 of their smaller add on pockets on...
Forum: Touring
09-14-20, 08:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 221
Posted By fietsbob

Only Topeak I've seen, the LBS carries because...

Only Topeak I've seen, the LBS carries because it is integrated with a removable baby seat,,
09-14-20, 08:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 148
Posted By fietsbob

"size" is seat tube length up from center axis...

"size" is seat tube length up from center axis of the BB..
09-14-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 278
Posted By fietsbob

Exclamation Might be better off with a sit straight up 'dutch...

Might be better off with a sit straight up 'dutch bike' posture .. rather than what you have...

Or start doing a bunch of neck muscle exercises & push-ups.. sit-ups for core muscles..

Gymnasium...
09-14-20, 08:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 493
Posted By fietsbob

Having a house with a well equipped shop, rather...

Having a house with a well equipped shop, rather than just an apartment also helps..
Forum: Foo
09-14-20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 11,027
Views: 2,280,890
Posted By fietsbob

https://scontent-sjc3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/1195...

https://scontent-sjc3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/119531429_10216408936116700_5842102397907418009_n.jpg?_nc_cat=111&_nc_sid=825194&_nc_ohc=rdJ7YSpmOcwAX-1rEpw&_nc_ht=scontent-sjc3-1.xx&oh=0095d6b8a5461fca...
09-14-20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 86
Posted By fietsbob

Kool Stop brake shoes, offer 3 carbon compounds ...

Kool Stop brake shoes, offer 3 carbon compounds Kool Stop International - High Performance Bicycle Brake Pads Since 1977 (http://www.koolstop.com/english/compounds.html)..

You have permission...
09-14-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 202
Posted By fietsbob

I like the 3 speed Sturmey-Archer_Microshift_ ...

I like the 3 speed Sturmey-Archer_Microshift_ Sun Race thumb shifter. (Sun Race is a big company with several divisions)
09-14-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 631
Posted By fietsbob

A Musician, I have plenty of melodies in my head...

A Musician, I have plenty of melodies in my head already.. I don't need electronics..

Though I brought a pocket mandolin to sit in pub sessions on the Irish& Scottish West Coasts ..
09-14-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 215
Posted By fietsbob

+1) Drive out the pieces from the frame, (start...

+1) Drive out the pieces from the frame, (start over) with the other one,

or buy the crown race/base-plate.. & No Thread top piece from CK.
09-14-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 357
Posted By fietsbob

elevating to Meh.. :rolleyes: wipe stuff off...

elevating to Meh.. :rolleyes:

wipe stuff off the side plates _It does not matter_ soon enough you will add (Infinite discussions past of 'best') chain lube to the rollers..






:fred:
09-14-20, 03:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 965
Posted By fietsbob

Seaport town, ...

Seaport town,

http://www.cyclofiend.com/working/images10/wb133-1IMGP0010.jpg
Past years they made a transit stop, between winter and summer home ports in Mexico-tropics or Seattle-Alaska ..
...
09-14-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,552
Posted By fietsbob

After my 9 month British Isles Pub Session...

After my 9 month British Isles Pub Session Crawl-Tour, when back in this Drive Right side country , again ,

when I saw an oncoming car on a narrow lane I had to unlearn the reflex to move...
09-14-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 592
Posted By fietsbob

See #6 Use A Caliper, state numbers read, Data,...

See #6 Use A Caliper, state numbers read,
Data, not a Camera..

crown race setting tool.. functionally it's like a ring hammer..
...
09-14-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 357
Posted By fietsbob

Bike chains are all 1/2" pitch , 'speeds' is how...

Bike chains are all 1/2" pitch , 'speeds' is how wide they are.. ** Plan: keep checking it for wear 'stretch' 1 foot = 12" in length + ..

choices: Attachment, let it go til well worn then buy a...
09-14-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 168
Posted By fietsbob

Up to you, not me, your time & effort.. ...

Up to you, not me, your time & effort..

the HPX is still being made , you could just get a new one..
09-14-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 281
Posted By fietsbob

the drill out if say 5/16" the cap screw head...

the drill out if say 5/16" the cap screw head would fall off, the stem cap coming off ,
Then, you remove the stem, and extract the rest of the bolt with vice grips..
09-14-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 561
Posted By fietsbob

Imagining a bike with all those logos; reading: ...

Imagining a bike with all those logos; reading: "Ignore" (Maybe in French).. :lol:
09-14-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 669
Posted By fietsbob

A lot of bikes in the Facebook Rohloff group seem...

A lot of bikes in the Facebook Rohloff group seem to be 'monstercross' .. 29er plus , with drop bars or not..

they're not single speed because unlike Austin Texas, Germany, Belgium etc, has...
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