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05-25-20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 185
Posted By Homebrew01

Non-Bike Use for Bike Parts...Waddya Got ?

How about a presta tubed wheelbarrow. The tire was flat, so I had a presta 26" mtn bike tube, inserted it in a "figure 8", and pumped it up. The tire's lumpy from uneven tube distribution, but good...
05-25-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 176
Posted By Homebrew01

Requiring 10 posts has been very effective in...

Requiring 10 posts has been very effective in reducing spam and trolls. Sorry that it's inconvenient.
You can post in the "Introductions" forum, and other threads of interest.

But we don't allow...
05-24-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,378
Posted By Homebrew01

I never understood that one. Maybe a double...

I never understood that one.
Maybe a double downtube on larger frames.
05-23-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 870
Posted By Homebrew01

Someone on Ebay's selling empty Sierra Nevada...

Someone on Ebay's selling empty Sierra Nevada beer cans for more than I can buy the cans WITH beer.
05-23-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 271
Posted By Homebrew01

It's a fine $25 around town beater bike.

It's a fine $25 around town beater bike.
Replies: 1
Views: 195
Posted By Homebrew01

Post some more details...Frame material,...

Post some more details...Frame material, condition, components...

Make 10 valid posts somewhere on the forum. (Here, introductions, other threads that interest you....), then post pictures.
...
05-22-20, 03:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 234
Posted By Homebrew01

Flip-Flop hub. Fixie on 1 side, freewheel on the...

Flip-Flop hub. Fixie on 1 side, freewheel on the other.
Not sure about that off-set axle and other hole.
05-19-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 140
Posted By Homebrew01

KMC chains have been great for me.

KMC chains have been great for me.
Replies: 13
Views: 392
Posted By Homebrew01

We have a 10 post minimum before being allowed to...

We have a 10 post minimum before being allowed to post pictures. That may be inconvenient for some, but has greatly reduced spam and other garbage posts from internet troublemakers.
05-18-20, 08:26 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,760
Posted By Homebrew01

Adding weight is a marginal hindrance.

Adding weight is a marginal hindrance.
05-17-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 299
Posted By Homebrew01

I think there are adapters that screw into the...

I think there are adapters that screw into the 1/2 thread, and have a 9/16 thread.

This ?
...
05-17-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,760
Posted By Homebrew01

Placebo is a powerful thing.

Placebo is a powerful thing.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 6,979
Posted By Homebrew01

How to they express their elitism ?

How to they express their elitism ?
05-17-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,760
Posted By Homebrew01

On a bike stand is the only place you'll notice...

On a bike stand is the only place you'll notice it,
05-16-20, 09:51 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,760
Posted By Homebrew01

My engine is a little unbalanced sometimes...

My engine is a little unbalanced sometimes :rolleyes:
05-16-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 339
Posted By Homebrew01

Get some sort of chain lube and apply it every...

Get some sort of chain lube and apply it every now & then.
I usually use a spray, pointed at the rear cogs, while pedaling backwards with the other hand.
Wipe off the extra with a rag, while...
05-16-20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 311
Posted By Homebrew01

I'd be concerned that one of the fork tips is...

I'd be concerned that one of the fork tips is loose.
Also, check that they are parallel to each other.
05-16-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,760
Posted By Homebrew01

All it will accomplish is making your wheels...

All it will accomplish is making your wheels heavier. No functional improvement.

It is important in vehicles with suspension, because an out of balance wheel can bounce up & down, compromising...
05-13-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,330
Posted By Homebrew01

OK FOLKS, No Need to get Personal.

OK FOLKS, No Need to get Personal.
05-10-20, 08:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 331
Posted By Homebrew01

Most headsets I've used have a smaller gap than...

Most headsets I've used have a smaller gap than that.
Not ideal, but since the headset just sits there and doesn't do much, it's not as critical as keeping BB & wheel bearings clean.
05-10-20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 188
Posted By Homebrew01

Does your bike have "friction" shifting, or...

Does your bike have "friction" shifting, or "Index" shifting ?

Index shifting means your shifter has 1 "click" for each gear on the rear.
Friction shifting means no "clicks", and you have to find...
05-08-20, 09:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 300
Posted By Homebrew01

Get nicer tires. You'll be better off. ...

Get nicer tires. You'll be better off.

"...Vittoria Rally..."
05-08-20, 09:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 300
Posted By Homebrew01

You can put the seat post in a vise, then try...

You can put the seat post in a vise, then try twisting the frame.
05-08-20, 09:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 464
Posted By Homebrew01

I doubt you'll get more than 20 years from that.

I doubt you'll get more than 20 years from that.
05-08-20, 08:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 310
Posted By Homebrew01

J. B. Weld :D

J. B. Weld
:D
05-08-20, 08:55 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,832
Posted By Homebrew01

Replace the broken spoke. Make sure all spoke...

Replace the broken spoke.
Make sure all spoke tension is good.
Ride.
05-04-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,832
Posted By Homebrew01

There's a 10 post minimum to be able to post...

There's a 10 post minimum to be able to post pictures. It can be inconvenient, but has been very effective at blocking spammers & scammers that would flood bike forums with junk.
04-26-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 2,645
Posted By Homebrew01

So, I should not put Lysol in a nebulizer if I...

So, I should not put Lysol in a nebulizer if I get Covid-19 ?
04-24-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 826
Posted By Homebrew01

See about what ? Here's some reading for...

See about what ?

Here's some reading for everyone

https://www.internetbrands.com/ibterms/
04-24-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 826
Posted By Homebrew01

It doesn't work that way. You may use the ignore...

It doesn't work that way. You may use the ignore feature. If you feel other posts violate posting rules, please use the "Report" button.
04-24-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 446
Posted By Homebrew01

Mod Note... Moved to a new thread.

Mod Note... Moved to a new thread.
04-24-20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 826
Posted By Homebrew01

Every report gets attention. As for "Nothing...

Every report gets attention. As for "Nothing happens".... Mods discuss the report, and if action is warranted, it happens, although it may not be obvious to those not directly involved.
It may range...
04-24-20, 01:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 826
Posted By Homebrew01

Yes, A specific moderator might be on vacation,...

Yes, A specific moderator might be on vacation, busy, or otherwise not available for a period of time.
Using the "Report" button allows the Mod team to look at all issues needing attention.
04-13-20, 04:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 874
Posted By Homebrew01

I was able to sleep on the couch on my left side,...

I was able to sleep on the couch on my left side, and get up without much trouble. So I will add that to my options.
04-12-20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 874
Posted By Homebrew01

Sleeping on my back would be ok, except once...

Sleeping on my back would be ok, except once down, I can't move or reposition without help. So, I am sleeping on the sofa in a sitting position, about as restful as sleeping in airplane cheap seats.
04-12-20, 08:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 874
Posted By Homebrew01

I should have thought of that a week ago !

I should have thought of that a week ago !
04-12-20, 07:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 874
Posted By Homebrew01

I got Hydromorphone HCL pills, but they had no...

I got Hydromorphone HCL pills, but they had no effect, positive or negative. So I stopped taking them.

Same with the Ketorolac Tromethamine
04-11-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 387
Posted By Homebrew01

They are mainly used in time trial competition...

They are mainly used in time trial competition events. They can be tricky to use, because they catch a lot of crosswind, and can make the bike unstable.
04-11-20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 235
Posted By Homebrew01

Add pictures of tubing stickers, Bottom Bracket...

Add pictures of tubing stickers, Bottom Bracket shell & seat stay, top-tube area.

"... I cannot find the exact bike,..."

It was common to buy a frame, then build it up with parts to suit the...
04-11-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 874
Posted By Homebrew01

Never blacked out before. I assume that's what...

Never blacked out before. I assume that's what happened.
E.R. did EKGs and CAT scan. Everything else inside is ok.
The tree was going about 15 mph or so.
04-11-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 874
Posted By Homebrew01

Hit a Tree...Tree Wins

Puttering along a back road. I think I blacked out while riding, & the next thing, I see a tree coming at me, about 2 feet away.
9 broken ribs.
Prefer not to repeat.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-20, 08:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 343
Posted By Homebrew01

Yup.

Yup.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,270
Posted By Homebrew01

Do chains ever come off single chainrings ? My...

Do chains ever come off single chainrings ?
My winter bike had a double but no front derailleur, and it occasionally jumped to the big ring, when in the smaller cogs, and a few times then jumped off...
Forum: Foo
04-04-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 518
Posted By Homebrew01

Dollar cost Average into S&P 500. Then in a few...

Dollar cost Average into S&P 500. Then in a few months, dollar cost average into Russel 2000
03-30-20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 702
Posted By Homebrew01

How about just troubleshooting & fixing the cause...

How about just troubleshooting & fixing the cause of flats ?
Bad rim strip ?
Sharp object stuck in the tire ?
Burr inside rim ?

Are the flats in the same place each time ?
03-30-20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 163
Posted By Homebrew01

What make & model of bike ? That might help...

What make & model of bike ? That might help others identify more specifics about your components.
03-23-20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 498
Posted By Homebrew01

I have one similar to that,. It clamps over my...

I have one similar to that,. It clamps over my existing skewer, although there may be some skewers that don't fit in the clamp.
03-22-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 375
Posted By Homebrew01

I did that once :innocent: Noticed it after...

I did that once :innocent:

Noticed it after a few hundred yards due to the noise.
Forum: Foo
03-21-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,424
Posted By Homebrew01

Moved from General

Moved from General
03-21-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,608
Posted By Homebrew01

Viruses don't "live" very long outside the body....

Viruses don't "live" very long outside the body. Let the bike sit for a day or 2 before working on it.
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