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07-09-19, 12:11 PM
Replies: 61
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Posted By 1989Pre

1963: The year I entered the steely halls of...

1963: The year I entered the steely halls of lower education. This bike helps me to re-write that experience:...
05-20-19, 10:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,201
Posted By 1989Pre

The motorists were the victims. Don't force...

The motorists were the victims. Don't force people into unsafe situations. Stay to the right.
05-18-19, 05:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,201
Posted By 1989Pre

It sounds to me as though the cyclist was in the...

It sounds to me as though the cyclist was in the automobile's lane. What is a motorist to do in that instance? Drive the next ten miles at ten miles per hour? of course, he has to eventually "swerve"...
11-27-18, 01:52 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 8,514
Posted By 1989Pre

Sadly, a second cyclist, Carlos Rodriguez, has...

Sadly, a second cyclist, Carlos Rodriguez, has died.
I don't want this to become a shouting match, but the Broward cycling group involved in the crash was riding double-file. Because of distracted,...
09-09-18, 07:37 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,879
Posted By 1989Pre

I think you're really going to be glad you got...

I think you're really going to be glad you got those!
I am not expert, Scott, but i would not recommend "reversing" the caliper. They were not designed for this. Did you ask about this arrangement...
09-07-18, 02:26 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,879
Posted By 1989Pre

Check out the Frame building and builders...

Check out the Frame building and builders sub-forum. Those stays on the Technium are Tange chrome moly and a competent frame-builder should be able to not only braze on a new set of dropouts for you,...
09-07-18, 02:20 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,879
Posted By 1989Pre

Cane Creek (made by Tektro) SCR5 and discontinued...

Cane Creek (made by Tektro) SCR5 and discontinued SCR5C have that quick-release button, if you are looking for a contemporary option. Buy Tektro brand and save.
09-07-18, 02:13 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,879
Posted By 1989Pre

My opinion of these, Scott, is that they are...

My opinion of these, Scott, is that they are worth every penny. As Linda Richmond would say, '...just like butter.' They are so much smoother than any other brake caliper i have used. I'm not sure...
09-04-18, 06:08 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,879
Posted By 1989Pre

That's great, Scott. I see that you already have...

That's great, Scott. I see that you already have a new saddle for it. You might want to just chronicle your upgrade progress in this string, here. Paul

p.s; bold font was good idea.
09-04-18, 05:49 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 20,513
Posted By 1989Pre

For what it's worth, the 1989 catalogue that I...

For what it's worth, the 1989 catalogue that I used to select my Technium had four levels of Technium road bike (Pre, Pro, Sport and Comp?), all 6061-T8 maintubes. I remember noticing the fact that...
09-04-18, 05:37 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 20,513
Posted By 1989Pre

Scott, It's funny that you mention the Grand...

Scott, It's funny that you mention the Grand Prix. The bike I had before the Technium was a 1980 Grand Prix. It got stolen in '85, but although I have four bicycles now, none of them ride like my...
09-03-18, 04:28 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 20,513
Posted By 1989Pre

I saw a 440 that I wanted in a shop back in '86,...

I saw a 440 that I wanted in a shop back in '86, but I couldn't afford it at the time. Yours looks mint!
09-03-18, 04:19 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,879
Posted By 1989Pre

Hi Scott, If you look at that post again,...

Hi Scott, If you look at that post again, underneath the yellow Technium (the only all-yellow one), you will see my list of components. Yes, some stiffer wheels, lighter hubs and aluminum fork will...
09-02-18, 09:21 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,879
Posted By 1989Pre

Hi Scott. Yes, I see that you have eyelets...

Hi Scott.

Yes, I see that you have eyelets on the dropouts, too, so that identifies it as either an '86 or an '87. I love my '89 and there is a photo I put up last night atShow Us Your Techniums!...
09-01-18, 06:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,879
Posted By 1989Pre

The Techniums used 27" wheels in their inaugural...

The Techniums used 27" wheels in their inaugural year and in '87. In '88, they went to 700c (and the rear brake cable entered through the left side of the top of the headtube lug, when before, it...
06-17-18, 04:01 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 34,031
Posted By 1989Pre

@cb400bill: That is a beautiful memorial. To me,...

@cb400bill: That is a beautiful memorial. To me, the circle symbolizes the continuity of life and how we are all connected.
04-29-18, 10:57 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 20,513
Posted By 1989Pre

Thanks for these great close-ups. An elegant seat...

Thanks for these great close-ups. An elegant seat pin arrangement.
That got me thinking, so I got a magnet out and checked the lugs to my '89. I got a weak response from all lugs and b.b., possibly...
04-26-18, 11:44 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 20,513
Posted By 1989Pre

I like those metallic dark pink ones. Is this a...

I like those metallic dark pink ones. Is this a 420?
04-26-18, 11:42 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 20,513
Posted By 1989Pre

I like the seatpost binder bolt arrangement at...

I like the seatpost binder bolt arrangement at the seat cluster. The ones before that looked a bit more crude. Can you show us a close up of that?
04-26-18, 11:28 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 20,513
Posted By 1989Pre

Very nice. It's a fun surprise to learn of...

Very nice. It's a fun surprise to learn of Techniums that I had not heard of. It looks like they used the chromoly on the stays and fork.
04-24-18, 07:34 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 20,513
Posted By 1989Pre

The Team is the only Technium I am aware of that...

The Team is the only Technium I am aware of that was built with steel (753). The Technium Pro (at least in the 1989 catalogue) was 6061-T8 aluminum, just like the other three levels under it.
04-24-18, 07:24 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 20,513
Posted By 1989Pre

It's a 440 and has the rear brake cable housing...

It's a 440 and has the rear brake cable housing entering from the right side of the top tube, so it's got to be an '87. In 88, the Techniums went to 700c tires and cable routing through the left side...
12-20-17, 01:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,539
Posted By 1989Pre

If you're getting all sorts of perks, is it...

If you're getting all sorts of perks, is it really "service"?
12-20-17, 01:06 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,719
Posted By 1989Pre

Regardless of the equipment we (or our progeny)...

Regardless of the equipment we (or our progeny) choose in ten years time, it will mean nothing if we continue to neglect and abuse the natural ecosystem. Riding performance will decline in proportion...
12-20-17, 11:05 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,984
Posted By 1989Pre

"All right, I confess! I did it, ya hear? And I'm...

"All right, I confess! I did it, ya hear? And I'm glad, glad I tell ya!"

-Jim Carrey in Mask-
12-20-17, 10:52 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,984
Posted By 1989Pre

You might want to buy a 3-foot "resistance band"...

You might want to buy a 3-foot "resistance band" (just a length of rubber cord with soft handles at each end). Put it around a pole and take turns alternating, pulling slowly and evenly with first...
12-20-17, 10:38 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,984
Posted By 1989Pre

I'm going to suggest a few things before you get...

I'm going to suggest a few things before you get heavy into riding: 1.) You mentioned a balance problem. Begin the practice of Tai Chi, including warm-up exercises. 2.) Call a health cub and ask for...
12-19-17, 08:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,092
Posted By 1989Pre

The most-recent link cites absorption and...

The most-recent link cites absorption and indicative genomic instability through low-level, long-term, epi-dermal contact.
12-19-17, 06:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,092
Posted By 1989Pre

You and Marcus exhibit no desire to find out who...

You and Marcus exhibit no desire to find out who is telling the truth in this case, and, in fact, seem hostile to any suggestion that industry/government might not be telling you the complete truth:...
12-18-17, 01:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,092
Posted By 1989Pre

Excerpt #1: Chronic exposure of animals to...

Excerpt #1: Chronic exposure of animals to aluminium is associated with behavioural, neuropathological and neurochemical changes. Among them, deficits of learning and behavioural functions are most...
12-18-17, 12:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,092
Posted By 1989Pre

Kumar V, Gill KD. Aluminium neurotoxicity:...

Kumar V, Gill KD. Aluminium neurotoxicity: neurobehavioural and oxidative aspects (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19568732). Arch Toxicol. 2009 Nov;83(11):965-78. doi: 10.1007/s00204-009-0455-6....
12-17-17, 05:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,345
Posted By 1989Pre

It is amazing that Mercian did not know you were...

It is amazing that Mercian did not know you were going to use Campy calipers, but supplied you with a toptube with guides on the left side! It's amazing how things work out for you like that when a...
12-17-17, 04:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,345
Posted By 1989Pre

It looks fantastic. Thanks for sharing. I wanted...

It looks fantastic. Thanks for sharing. I wanted to ask a couple questions: One, regarding your painting (and outlining) of the lugs. Were you working off of a model? (It is more common seeing the...
12-17-17, 07:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,060
Posted By 1989Pre

Thanks, Fren. I obviously agree. I have some...

Thanks, Fren. I obviously agree. I have some over-the-ears hearing protectors (muffs), and I used them yesterday to good effect. Ill get the foam inserts to use with them if I need to.
12-17-17, 06:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 790
Posted By 1989Pre

Blackburn, Lezyne and Topeak are all good...

Blackburn, Lezyne and Topeak are all good companies, but I've had good results from the Bontrager Air Support. If you have bolt holes for a rear rack mount at the top of your seatstay, and the...
12-17-17, 06:37 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 12,704
Posted By 1989Pre

I hope you're right. It's just that since I...

I hope you're right. It's just that since I wouldn't spray paint Eat At Joes on the front of my house, I feel I should extend at least as much courtesy to my body. O.P. asked for opinions, and that's...
12-16-17, 05:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,737
Posted By 1989Pre

Good going! Make sure the pressure in your tires...

Good going! Make sure the pressure in your tires is at its maximum to give easy pedaling. Keep us in the loop about your riding!
12-16-17, 01:15 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 12,704
Posted By 1989Pre

I think road cyclists are generally an...

I think road cyclists are generally an intelligent breed, relatively speaking, and there-fore are less likely to suffer from self-esteem problems and the need to project a "tough guy" image. I...
12-16-17, 07:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,060
Posted By 1989Pre

I have not tried this. Upon reflection, it seems...

I have not tried this. Upon reflection, it seems that if I took that route, I would be subjecting my instructor (who, after all, is just human) to the same over-stimulation that he/she is subjecting...
12-16-17, 06:54 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,155
Posted By 1989Pre

I am not sure we should be so concerned with...

I am not sure we should be so concerned with numbers. It is the individual that should be focused on, and often, that individual has to focus on him or herself.
Sometimes, when I grab a box of...
Forum: Commuting
12-15-17, 03:20 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 13,719
Posted By 1989Pre

It sounds to me that you're lucky that he didn't...

It sounds to me that you're lucky that he didn't get out of the car. He probably figured you weren't worth going to jail over. I'm glad he had the self-restraint to just keep it verbal. Stay to the...
12-14-17, 07:40 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 12,654
Posted By 1989Pre

If you can not see cyclists who ride normally, on...

If you can not see cyclists who ride normally, on the right, You need to do the right thing and stop driving until you have had a full checkup with your physician and/or specialist. The hardest part...
12-14-17, 07:36 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 12,654
Posted By 1989Pre

These images attempt to project a distortion of...

These images attempt to project a distortion of reality. Lanes do not "become narrower" and drivers without psychological impairment do not have greivous lapses in distance judgement. Typically-sized...
12-14-17, 07:30 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 12,654
Posted By 1989Pre

Sure. Sure. That's brilliant.

Sure. Sure. That's brilliant.
12-14-17, 07:28 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 12,654
Posted By 1989Pre

While their fear of not being seen and their...

While their fear of not being seen and their rationalizing of it could describe psychosis, you are right about one thing: They are not clowns. They are dead-serious about wielding a power they do not...
12-14-17, 07:14 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 12,654
Posted By 1989Pre

Apparently, the stated reason for this new...

Apparently, the stated reason for this new necessity to ride in the middle of the street is because cyclists on the side of the road "cannot be seen". I find this befuddling and it totally thwarts my...
12-14-17, 05:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,092
Posted By 1989Pre

Aluminum is a neuro-toxin, carcinogen and has...

Aluminum is a neuro-toxin, carcinogen and has been suspected in a host of endocrine imbalances and disorders, including Alzheimer's Disease. The less aluminum that comes in contact with your body,...
12-14-17, 05:53 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 12,654
Posted By 1989Pre

Ok, I can see from this photo and the "program"...

Ok, I can see from this photo and the "program" that you guys are intent on upping the ante in making "taking the lane" a thing. You're going to get a lot of cyclists hurt by doing this. All because...
12-14-17, 05:47 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 12,654
Posted By 1989Pre

1.) Can you describe the phenomenon of a driver...

1.) Can you describe the phenomenon of a driver not being able to see a cyclist who is 4 feet from her right bumper, but can see him directly in front of her car? I can't envision the physical or...
Forum: Foo
12-14-17, 05:35 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,568
Posted By 1989Pre

Louise Sawyer to the rescue. After she shoots...

Louise Sawyer to the rescue. After she shoots this ****** dead, she says, "You watch your mouth, buddy..." I love seeing him slumped in front of the car with a bullet hole in his chest....
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