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Forum: Foo
10-22-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 258
Posted By skidder

Fix a flat tire on a vehicle (car, truck,etc). ...

Fix a flat tire on a vehicle (car, truck,etc). FWIW even females should know how to do this.
Start a campfire
Make a simple lean-to shelter that'll survive a light rain shower.
Clear a clogged...
10-08-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 694
Posted By burritos

I take wooden twigs off the ground. I flip my...

I take wooden twigs off the ground. I flip my bike upside down. I run the pedal and use the tip of the twigs to dig out the grime that collects on the derailleurs, chain and cassettes.
10-06-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 7,488
Posted By indyfabz

“We’re not going to make it, are we? People, I...

“We’re not going to make it, are we? People, I mean.”—John Connor
10-06-20, 04:26 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 7,488
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Swerve or brake for a pine cone or piece of...

Swerve or brake for a pine cone or piece of gravel? Good grief!:rolleyes:
08-31-20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 851
Posted By HD3andMe

A much better way to judge the amount of sealant...

A much better way to judge the amount of sealant is to simply remove the valve core and use a zip tie as a dipstick.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 505
Posted By shelbyfv

Just carry a tube for a 25mm or similar. It will...

Just carry a tube for a 25mm or similar. It will get you home. If you've ever pumped up a tube when looking for a leak, you'll know how much they can expand.
08-23-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 722
Posted By DrIsotope

The potential lifespan of a chain, measured in...

The potential lifespan of a chain, measured in units of time, could approach infinity. Simply never install it, and it will never wear out.

How many miles does the drivetrain have on it? What...
Forum: Foo
08-19-20, 05:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 692
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

You have to visit a quality independent tire...

You have to visit a quality independent tire dealer and not Discount Tire or the other chains. This is not saying that Discount Tire and others don't sell quality tires or provide excellent...
Forum: Foo
08-14-20, 04:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 692
Posted By CliffordK

I machined down an aluminum spacer/washer to...

I machined down an aluminum spacer/washer to mount my Blazer aluminum rims on the Harbor Freight machine. It worked reasonably well.

I have my tire machine mounted on a 2x2 square tube which...
07-18-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,688
Posted By wolfchild

Change the tube, pump it up and continue riding.

Change the tube, pump it up and continue riding.
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
07-11-20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,253
Posted By pennpaul

I completed the C&O and W&OD today. I started...

I completed the C&O and W&OD today. I started from our apartment in Arlington to the Key Bridge, up the C&O to Whites Ferry ($2), US15 business to Leesburg, then down the W&OD back to the apartment....
06-27-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,787
Posted By Tacoenthusiast

What magic weightless fanny pack and backpack are...

What magic weightless fanny pack and backpack are you using?
06-23-20, 06:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 574
Posted By Iride01

Any brand is fine. Unless you know a lot about...

Any brand is fine. Unless you know a lot about lubricants, the stick to the ones that say they are for bicycle chains.

Lube the rollers of the chain as often as you want. Wipe off the excess...
06-06-20, 06:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,789
Posted By Koyote

You’re a beginner and are planning to spend $5k+...

You’re a beginner and are planning to spend $5k+ on a bike? And you really believe that you will choose a bike that will make you happy forever?

You’re more likely to just make an expensive...
06-01-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,033
Posted By HD3andMe

Bells - lame and obsolete

This hands-free solution is much more effective.

http://youtu.be/K4N-1x0_-n0
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,159
Posted By indyfabz

Epic post, dude. I walked passed hundreds of...

Epic post, dude.

I walked passed hundreds of pedestrians today. Not one of them waved. But I did stop and talk with Marlene. She was watering plants outside the hardware store where she works. We...
05-24-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,419
Posted By jackbombay

114 miles on a ~1970 Schwinn Continental. Rule number 5....

Oh, this bike is a super slow heavy bastard, and to make it worse I added a plywood box attached to the bike with rips of 2x4 all held together and to the bike with steel tie wire. I'd bet its right...
02-21-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,227
Posted By mstateglfr

This has quickly devolved into the absurd. Its...

This has quickly devolved into the absurd. Its funny to see it claimed that they arent far from one another because all thats needed to make them effectively the same is to hack one(which hasnt...
01-29-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,588
Posted By noimagination

Only tangentially related, but this reminds me of...

Only tangentially related, but this reminds me of an incident:

I was up at a ski house near Killington. We had typical New England weather: it rained over night and then froze. The skiing...
01-27-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,512
Posted By genec

I find it quite interesting that so many "avowed...

I find it quite interesting that so many "avowed cyclists" here fail to see the parallels between MUP users and roadway users, and fail to offer the same courtesy to MUP users in front of them that...
01-17-20, 09:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 601
Posted By woodcraft

Also is Google as good as an Iphone?

Also is Google as good as an Iphone?
01-16-20, 05:30 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,165
Posted By Maelochs

Ride it into the lobby. Track-stand while...

Ride it into the lobby. Track-stand while checking in. People will say a lot of things, but, "Don't take that in your room" won't be one of them.
01-15-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,935
Posted By Paul Barnard

I read the title and knew it would be a one post...

I read the title and knew it would be a one post noob dragging bait across our turgid waters. There are plenty in standing in line to take the bait and give it a drag screaming run. Does anyone...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-19, 10:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,048
Posted By mstateglfr

As an alternative to consider- juintech f1...

As an alternative to consider- juintech f1 calipers. These are the flatmount style. R1 are the postmount style. And there is an x1 too(not sure what that style is for).

They cost $115-150...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-19, 11:14 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,550
Posted By MyTi

When I was new to clipless I remember trying to...

When I was new to clipless I remember trying to clip out but just couldn't, and just fell over at a stop light. It was pretty dang embarrassing lol.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-19, 10:15 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,908
Posted By banerjek

I've discovered that riding your bike drastically...

I've discovered that riding your bike drastically increases wear and tear on components.

A lot of schmucks go through 2-3 chains and sets of tires alone every single year. Not only does that cost...
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