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Forum: Framebuilders
10-18-20, 10:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,579
Posted By CliffordK

We may no longer be fighting WWII, but there is...

We may no longer be fighting WWII, but there is still shipbuilding in the USA.
Forum: Framebuilders
10-18-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,579
Posted By CliffordK

One of the things about "trades" is that one can...

One of the things about "trades" is that one can be certified with book smarts. Or one can have street smarts.

In the computer industry, one can read about computers all one wishes, but one needs...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-17-20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,579
Posted By CliffordK

There are still certified welders in the aircraft...

There are still certified welders in the aircraft industry, piping industry, heavy construction, etc. Bridges?

Often somewhat specialized, and perhaps some multi-process. Also, using more...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-17-20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,579
Posted By CliffordK

I bought a multi function power supply a while...

I bought a multi function power supply a while ago, and use it for stick welding every once in a while.

Stick welding is great for pumping out a lot of power and thicker materials. The first...
10-17-20, 02:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 153
Posted By CliffordK

Blood type and COVID

A few studies are showing that Type O and B blood types have a lower risk of getting the disease, and lower risk of complications than types A, and AB.
...
10-17-20, 01:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 835
Posted By CliffordK

Your answer is in your statement. We've...

Your answer is in your statement.

We've had just over 8 million documented cases of COVID in the USA. Likely > 20 million infected including asymptomatic cases, hitting some communities worse...
10-13-20, 03:09 PM
Replies: 19,771
Views: 3,241,656
Posted By CliffordK

Ok, not a bicycle, but close. Complete Core...

Ok, not a bicycle, but close.

Complete Core Exerciser - $100 (Tigard) (https://portland.craigslist.org/wsc/hab/d/portland-complete-core-exerciser/7210764352.html)
...
10-12-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 739
Posted By CliffordK

As far as the White House. The President of...

As far as the White House.

The President of the USA was relying 100% on testing that was 80% accurate (and incurs disease latent period delays). And, apparently gave certain VIPs a pass on...
10-06-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 490
Posted By CliffordK

I've had good luck with the Nite Ize Handleband ...

I've had good luck with the Nite Ize Handleband

https://www.niteize.com/product/HandleBand.asp

https://www.rei.com/media/product/1356640002

They will take a variety of phone sizes. My...
10-04-20, 12:26 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,651
Posted By CliffordK

Winwood Instep made toe clips for clipless...

Winwood Instep made toe clips for clipless adapters. Both "Look" and "SPD" styles. They've been out of production for quite some time now, but they do periodically show up on E-Bay.
...
Forum: Foo
09-30-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,660
Posted By CliffordK

I did finally get a call from PayPal today....

I did finally get a call from PayPal today. Thankfully she only asked for my name, and didn't demand my SS#, otherwise there would've been hell to pay :crash: :troll:

She confirmed that this was...
Forum: Foo
09-26-20, 09:04 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,660
Posted By CliffordK

NO company has the right to demand login access...

NO company has the right to demand login access to my bank without a full explanation of who, what, why, etc. And, if it is the government, it better come with a legitimate search warrant.

Yes,...
Forum: Foo
09-26-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,660
Posted By CliffordK

The more I research it... yes, Yodlee may...

The more I research it... yes, Yodlee may provide the account balance verification that PayPal is seeking... but there seems to be very little protection from them data mining my entire bank...
Forum: Foo
09-26-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,660
Posted By CliffordK

20 years ago it was the best game in town to...

20 years ago it was the best game in town to facilitate E-Bay payments. That may finally be loosening up some, but it still does the lions share of E-Bay payments.

It is rare, but occasionally...
09-18-20, 11:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 329
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...
09-14-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 10,447
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: 27
Views: 1,259
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...
09-07-20, 12:50 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,852
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: 3,386
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, 09:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,259
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...
08-28-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,525
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: 416
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, 09:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 356
Posted By CliffordK

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

Cut to length.
Threads rolled.

They can cut to mm lengths if desired.
08-25-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2,266
Views: 218,414
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.
...
Forum: Foo
08-21-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,232
Posted By CliffordK

https://thumbs.gfycat.com/PlasticGenuineFawn-small...

https://thumbs.gfycat.com/PlasticGenuineFawn-small.gif
Forum: Foo
08-20-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,232
Posted By CliffordK

https://mir-s3-cdn-cf.behance.net/project_modules/...

https://mir-s3-cdn-cf.behance.net/project_modules/max_1200/c08edd97535089.5ec71d61c627a.gif
08-19-20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 411
Posted By CliffordK

Thatcher led the UK decades ago. And, or course...

Thatcher led the UK decades ago.
And, or course the Chancellor of Germany.

It is only a matter of time before a woman rises through the ranks to become President of the USA. It may be that if...
08-18-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,314
Posted By CliffordK

There is a thread just for you. Sadly needing a...

There is a thread just for you. Sadly needing a few more contributions. (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1058431-database-bicycle-lane-markings-symbols.html)

Portland has some unique...
08-18-20, 12:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 628
Posted By CliffordK

I was pretty much car-free, and independent over...

I was pretty much car-free, and independent over the last couple of years. Driving again now. :P In > 20,000 miles, I never once needed to phone for a pick-up.

A couple of tools that were...
08-17-20, 11:20 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,453
Posted By CliffordK

Ahhh... I made this drawing a while...

Ahhh... I made this drawing a while ago.https://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=565241Simply rotating the body forward around the cranks to get more bar drop while maintaining the same...
08-16-20, 10:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 704
Posted By CliffordK

d.bartley's Album: ...

d.bartley's Album:

https://www.bikeforums.net/g/user/524784
https://www.bikeforums.net/g/album/18833992
...
08-16-20, 11:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 674
Posted By CliffordK

Certainly with kids, there are those that...

Certainly with kids, there are those that "believe" in COVID, but don't believe they're the problem.

My brother is dealiing with my 16 1/2 year old niece. He wants her to account for 100% of her...
Replies: 9
Views: 398
Posted By CliffordK

cornheadks's Album: ...

cornheadks's Album:

https://www.bikeforums.net/g/user/524822
https://www.bikeforums.net/g/album/18840591
...
Forum: Foo
08-15-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 754
Posted By CliffordK

Of course I have my grey market Fiat. I need to...

Of course I have my grey market Fiat. I need to get it back on the road!!!

The Speedo is in KPH. So, about 1600m to a mile. Thus, 80 KPH = about 50 MPH. Then 40 KPH = about 25 MPH.

I never had...
08-14-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,159
Posted By CliffordK

Is there any history of going down on the bike...

Is there any history of going down on the bike for whatever reason in the past? Running into a parked car or door, flipping in a pothole, just plain crashed, etc? Roof Rack accident?

It could...
Forum: Foo
08-14-20, 04:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 754
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...
08-14-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 9,646
Posted By CliffordK

I never buy anything quite new. At least not new...

I never buy anything quite new. At least not new frames. So, I'm thinking maybe in 20 years I might get disc brakes for a road bike. But, then again by that time I'll be in my mid 70's and...
Replies: 9
Views: 574
Posted By CliffordK

Advertise them each for $1000 as "Vintage...

Advertise them each for $1000 as "Vintage Classics".

Re-Up the add every week for the next 5 years.
Forum: Foo
08-13-20, 09:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 754
Posted By CliffordK

Mine will fit in the back of a pickup for those...

Mine will fit in the back of a pickup for those road emergencies. :)

I've looked at the vintage Coats machines, and may get one someday. I have to consider the changes in rim styles, and whether...
08-08-20, 08:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,453
Posted By CliffordK

Make sure you pay at least $500 for your Jockey...

Make sure you pay at least $500 for your Jockey Wheels. Don't go with cheap knockoffs.

https://content.backcountry.com/images/items/900/CMD/CMD000S/CAMRD.jpg
08-08-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 451
Posted By CliffordK

It'll be sunny here till mid September. Then...

It'll be sunny here till mid September.
Then rainy (or a good chance off rain) in October.

Waiting means missing most of the rest of the summer riding season.

Have your friend's sister join...
Forum: Foo
08-08-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,691
Posted By CliffordK

On second thought, a cat having her pet mouse may...

On second thought, a cat having her pet mouse may not have been the best idea.

Squeak became a midnight snack.
...
08-07-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 668
Posted By CliffordK

1 year old is pretty young. Can you strap a...

1 year old is pretty young.

Can you strap a car seat into the trailer? Make sure the trailer has good coverings over the kid to keep dust and debris out.

I just do cargo, and find a way to...
08-06-20, 11:47 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,525
Posted By CliffordK

Much of the Northeast seems to be missing a...

Much of the Northeast seems to be missing a second wave.

Lately, New York has had a steady stream of about 750 new cases a day.
New Jersey has had 300 to 400 new cases a day. Well off their peak...
08-04-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 444
Posted By CliffordK

Any derailleur EXCEPT some Simplex models. ...

Any derailleur EXCEPT some Simplex models. :crash:

There is also a new style of derailleur called "Direct Mount" which one should AVOID.

https://ep1.pinkbike.org/p4pb8011592/p4pb8011592.jpg
...
Replies: 31
Views: 1,543
Posted By CliffordK

That is a pretty bike, and apparently in...

That is a pretty bike, and apparently in excellent condition.

I'm going to give a pretty broad price range of $600 to $1200.

As-is, it should be able to sell for $600 fairly quickly.

Add a...
08-02-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 683
Posted By CliffordK

If you have an 8 or 9 speed Shimano, the road and...

If you have an 8 or 9 speed Shimano, the road and MTB shifters should be reasonably compatible with other SHIMANO parts.

SRAM sold both 1:1 actuation (not Shimano compatible) and 2:1 actuation...
07-31-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 2,266
Views: 218,414
Posted By CliffordK

I think my cat may be broken. Latte &...

I think my cat may be broken.

Latte & Squeak.

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1552x1440/80-latte_n_squeak_61184fc6f5cf8c5762162e7dddfb78652cba5f78.jpg
Forum: Framebuilders
07-22-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 663
Posted By CliffordK

arizonabuckeye's Album: ...

arizonabuckeye's Album:

https://www.bikeforums.net/g/user/523275
...
07-19-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 337
Posted By CliffordK

Is there any way you can upload some photos...

Is there any way you can upload some photos showing the issue? Perhaps a better description of what is deteriorating? Other problem spots? Deterioration around dropouts?

Perhaps some aluminum...
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