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07-10-19, 03:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,998
Posted By fietsbob

I have a front pannier rack on several bikes.....

I have a front pannier rack on several bikes.. and bags on them, no bags on the rear ( old but I have no children )

the bambino/bambina will outgrow the baby seat with stunning rapidity, then you...
07-10-19, 03:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 719
Posted By fietsbob

Ask bike shop what's in their parts bin , show...

Ask bike shop what's in their parts bin , show them your bike .. they may have adequate used parts..
07-10-19, 03:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 492
Posted By fietsbob

" Racer"?

You can get steel rim replacement wheels at bike shops, they order them from their wholesalers.


But a better wheel, other than needing exact replica parts, would be an aluminum rim

1 an...
07-10-19, 03:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,719
Posted By fietsbob

doesn't bikes direct and canyon, 2 other...

doesn't bikes direct and canyon, 2 other warehouse to buyer schemes, do the same thing?


Do they discount the time spent stripping off all that packing material too?
07-10-19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 685
Posted By fietsbob

Anodize is electroplating aluminum with aluminum,...

Anodize is electroplating aluminum with aluminum, the surface in a high magnification microscope

looks like a honeycomb its the interior of those hex tiny pockets that hold the color ..

you...
07-10-19, 01:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,567
Posted By fietsbob

Cool As suggested in # 3; you can easily keep up, on a...

As suggested in # 3; you can easily keep up, on a tandem.. ..
07-10-19, 12:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,205
Posted By fietsbob

Audi had a deal with Renovo , BMW , and of...

Audi had a deal with Renovo , BMW , and of course

The GMC Denali..
07-10-19, 12:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 685
Posted By fietsbob

there in lies the problem , the crude...

there in lies the problem , the crude techniques that have been used, like oven cleaner, are not guaranteed safe and error free..

why not just live with it as is, or buy a set of silver...
07-10-19, 12:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 608
Posted By fietsbob

A standard pitch for 5mm is 0.8 per mm though...

A standard pitch for 5mm is 0.8 per mm though 1 per mm is done, 6 mm bolt is typically 1 tpmm
07-10-19, 10:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,985
Posted By fietsbob

there are double seat post clamps.. Lower, grips...

there are double seat post clamps.. Lower, grips the frame 31.8, (1.25") like a typical post clamp,

Upper grips the seat post itself 27.2 mm the common road bike seat post tube size..


another...
Forum: Commuting
07-10-19, 09:42 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,105
Posted By fietsbob

Be Here Now ... It's raining* and 60f. ...

Be Here Now ... It's raining* and 60f.

*Misty marine coastal drizzle.
07-10-19, 09:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,776
Posted By fietsbob

^^ this ^^ you need a 'Keeper' one was in...

^^ this ^^ you need a 'Keeper' one was in the caliper when the bike shop put the bike together.

So , ask the shop for a few ... keep them with you... any time you take the wheel out, ...
Forum: Touring
07-10-19, 08:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,688
Posted By fietsbob

Milking Gesture ?

Probably a version of Bag Balm in Farm Supply shops..
07-10-19, 08:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,881
Posted By fietsbob

Trek has many dealers to help you after the...

Trek has many dealers to help you after the sale*... Only know of 3T for components..

* And offer in person test rides ...
07-10-19, 08:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,197
Posted By fietsbob

maybe a dynamo hub, ? got electronics...

maybe a dynamo hub, ? got electronics aboard?
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-10-19, 08:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,304
Posted By fietsbob

Gulag

Gulag
07-10-19, 08:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 468
Posted By fietsbob

Did they also redesign the right crank arm...

Did they also redesign the right crank arm forging dies, so as to use the same BB for double or triple

making the arm profile come in to meet the spindle?
07-10-19, 08:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 300
Posted By fietsbob

Rtfm

Don't want to bleed, drain, cut off end, feed thru frame, replace fittings, and refill the hose?
tape it to the outside..



any air introduced will make brakes weak.
07-10-19, 08:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,053
Posted By fietsbob

Keep searching..

Beefy Moto style fork blades don't taper .. offset done at the tip , dropout welded on the front..

Some cruiser 26" wheel use this.. only need rim brakes.. bolted on long reach ..

Have a...
07-10-19, 08:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,233
Posted By fietsbob

Exclusive to latest Campagnolo

Which few have , so as to be exact.. But ...

Make sure its tight,, * with vertical dropouts .. fork obviously is ,

rear wheel dropout un shown, probably too, as Indexing needs consistent...
07-10-19, 07:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 468
Posted By fietsbob

the <C> 'race triple' which I assume is in...

the <C> 'race triple' which I assume is in that Below category ,

the 115 was for oversize seat tubes , 111 for 1.125" seat tubes.
07-09-19, 02:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,587
Posted By fietsbob

In the 70's they were only 1 color ...

In the 70's they were only 1 color ...
07-09-19, 02:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 768
Posted By fietsbob

IGH are even Easier to Use.. now they go to 11..

IGH are even Easier to Use.. now they go to 11..
Forum: Foo
07-09-19, 01:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,904
Posted By fietsbob

A few Bearing Sea King Crab seasons on boat, ...

A few Bearing Sea King Crab seasons on boat, (giving the crew a % of the catch), and you can buy a Car.
07-09-19, 12:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,985
Posted By fietsbob

The hundreds of 'which saddle'? threads ...

The hundreds of 'which saddle'? threads already, testify to the saddle choice being quite individual ..




I warmed my Brooks team pro just enough to melt the wax parts of the...
07-09-19, 12:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,762
Posted By fietsbob

Cool not so flexible ?

How's the old fashioned ' heel of the foot, on pedal, leg straight', saddle height thing work for you?

yes saddle level .. maybe the stem is too long , and bars too low ..
07-09-19, 12:22 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,349
Posted By fietsbob

Breakfast & a Cup of Coffee..

Breakfast & a Cup of Coffee..
07-09-19, 12:09 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,723
Posted By fietsbob

1) you get it moving , 2) you keep it moving ,...

1) you get it moving , 2) you keep it moving , being level its less than (1)

and of course (# 3) you get it to stop... So is that the sum of 1 + 2 ? ... your question..


Sir Isaac Newton was...
07-09-19, 12:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,383
Posted By fietsbob

J&B Via your LBS?

J&B Via your LBS?
07-09-19, 11:57 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,277
Posted By fietsbob

Ask Dr. Science ?...

Ask Dr. Science ? (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ask_Dr._Science) Ask Dr. Science! | He Knows More Than You Do! (http://drscience.com/wordpress/)
07-09-19, 10:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 768
Posted By fietsbob

With the wide spacing of a 6 speed freewheel , I...

With the wide spacing of a 6 speed freewheel , I have never felt I needed it indexed,


I even friction shifted the AW 3 speed , I built up in 1957..
07-09-19, 10:40 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,856
Posted By fietsbob

You all are obviously much younger than I ..

You all are obviously much younger than I ..
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-09-19, 10:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,543
Posted By fietsbob

The Aluminum Folding handle bar mast , that was...

The Aluminum Folding handle bar mast , that was the build spec option on my Pocket Llama,*
did have some creak, flexing.

so I had a steel non folding bar mast fabricated, of Steel, and now it...
07-09-19, 10:06 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,128
Posted By fietsbob

Also known as the Ship of Theseus...

Also known as the Ship of Theseus (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ship_of_Theseus) .. Paradoxical question ..


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kVAHXiKjgRo
Forum: Touring
07-09-19, 09:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,798
Posted By fietsbob

Q:

You value the bike ( with latest tech) you ride, more than the things you go on the bike tour,

to see and experience?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-19, 09:24 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,768
Posted By fietsbob

The UCI Hour Record on a bicycle has recently...

The UCI Hour Record on a bicycle has recently been set at 55.089 km by Victor Campenaerts, a Belgian

Bettering Brit Bradley Wiggins' distance in an hour, by 563 M.
07-09-19, 09:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,835
Posted By fietsbob

Keep your eye out on eBay... the Local shop...

Keep your eye out on eBay... the Local shop here has done several Motor Conversion, Mid Drives ,

Replacing the whole Crankset .. Just not on Surlys (so no Mr Whirlys getting listed) ..

But...
07-09-19, 08:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 646
Posted By fietsbob

The fractional inversion math for the gear ratio...

The fractional inversion math for the gear ratio , as I understand, works like with a 3 speed

which is a over b, and b over a (for the AW3 is 4/3 ,overdrive, for high , and 3/4, reduction, for...
07-09-19, 08:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 557
Posted By fietsbob

5 second google:

Removing tubular glue with acetone, anything better? (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/328496-removing-tubular-glue-acetone-anything-better.html)25 postsAug 2, 2007How do I remove glue from...
07-08-19, 09:36 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,225
Posted By fietsbob

Buy a New Chain ..

The old one, take it off , soak it in an oil solvent... (outdoors)

Hang it, then blow ant remaining solvent off, with an air compressor ..
07-08-19, 09:30 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,723
Posted By fietsbob

Physics ..

R (https://www.physicsclassroom.com/class/newtlaws/Lesson-3/Newton-s-Second-Law)ead any Newton ? its been out for a while , he lived (16431727),...
07-08-19, 09:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,036
Posted By fietsbob

a Captive air foam plastic-rubber airless no...

a Captive air foam plastic-rubber airless no flat tire would be perfect on a trainer for a work-out focused rider

They have a bit more rolling resistance , but you want a workout, right?
07-08-19, 09:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 628
Posted By fietsbob

Piling On...

And so ... , you just buy another seat post... does it have to be Carbon?

just match the diameter,, what is it? 27.2 mm?

2 bolt micro adjust, even in aluminum, has many fine offerings..


I,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-19, 04:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,762
Posted By fietsbob

Ala Johan Museeuw...

Ala Johan Museeuw (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johan_Museeuw) ,, tempo climb in the big ring and leave your rivals behind.
07-08-19, 03:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,644
Posted By fietsbob

Torx is common for the 6 bolts mounting the disc..

Torx is common for the 6 bolts mounting the disc..
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-08-19, 01:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,467
Posted By fietsbob

Bromptosaurus does look like the BB is going...

Bromptosaurus does look like the BB is going to be 2" higher.. bumping from 16 to a 20" wheel ..

Ending the putting a foot down at stop signs, without getting off the saddle ,

which is a...
07-08-19, 12:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,206
Posted By fietsbob

Judicially ,Court Ordered, Cyclists seem to opt...

Judicially ,Court Ordered, Cyclists seem to opt for Mountain bikes when they lose their Licence.
07-08-19, 12:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 772
Posted By fietsbob

Sugino is a manufacturer 48-38-28 would be 110...

Sugino is a manufacturer 48-38-28 would be 110 74 bolt circles more good companies than Shimano..
07-08-19, 12:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,644
Posted By fietsbob

just buy the right tools ,,

just buy the right tools ,,
07-08-19, 12:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 469
Posted By fietsbob

For a second there Thought you might be one of...

For a second there Thought you might be one of the computer code writers and have chosen to create one..
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