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11-12-19, 10:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,862
Posted By Homebrew01

You can welcome new members in the...

You can welcome new members in the "Introductions" forum as a legit way to increase post count.
11-08-19, 04:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,663
Posted By Homebrew01

DON'T !! Buy a $75 hybrid off CraigsList.

DON'T !! Buy a $75 hybrid off CraigsList.
11-08-19, 02:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 444
Posted By Homebrew01

I think his welds look like that because he...

I think his welds look like that because he closes his eyes.

BTW, nice bungee bike stand.
11-07-19, 08:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,057
Posted By Homebrew01

Another solution in search of a problem.

Another solution in search of a problem.
11-05-19, 08:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 716
Posted By Homebrew01

That's a nice blue :thumb:

That's a nice blue :thumb:
11-05-19, 11:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 427
Posted By Homebrew01

Similar thread here. ...

Similar thread here.
https://www.bikeforums.net/advocacy-safety/1187358-bicyclist-safety.html

Closed
11-04-19, 06:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 699
Posted By Homebrew01

A used hybrid for $75. Done

A used hybrid for $75.
Done
11-04-19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 338
Posted By Homebrew01

Call a local shop. They may not give an estimate...

Call a local shop. They may not give an estimate without knowing how bad it is.
It's a good thing to learn for yourself.
Many instructional videos online.
11-04-19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 338
Posted By Homebrew01

Sure. Use the brake pads as guides. If you have...

Sure. Use the brake pads as guides.
If you have a workroom with rafters, you could rig up a way to hang it from the ceiling. Might come in handy for other needs.
11-03-19, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 446
Posted By Homebrew01

No, but you can welcome other new members in the...

No, but you can welcome other new members in the "Introductions" forum, and/or contribute to a few other threads of interest.

https://www.bikeforums.net/introductions/
11-02-19, 02:42 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,979
Posted By Homebrew01

Decades ago I got a used Huffy to use as a rain...

Decades ago I got a used Huffy to use as a rain bike. I put a conversion BB on it with a nice Sugino crank & clipless pedals.
11-01-19, 08:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 600
Posted By Homebrew01

Neoprene material is what you want. All my...

Neoprene material is what you want.
All my bikes have the same pedals, so I finally bought winter shoes

Also, check the WINTER forum:
https://www.bikeforums.net/winter-cycling/
11-01-19, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 367
Posted By Homebrew01

I used those on my race wheels a "few" years ago....

I used those on my race wheels a "few" years ago. I thought about machining a little "cap" to slip over the end of the axle to extend from 120 mm to 126.
I still ride the front wheel with Fiamme...
11-01-19, 11:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 806
Posted By Homebrew01

I have a brand new Vittoria tubular with the same...

I have a brand new Vittoria tubular with the same problem :notamused:
It's my spare.
11-01-19, 08:46 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,171
Posted By Homebrew01

It's not plausible that a minuscule difference in...

It's not plausible that a minuscule difference in crank stiffness caused injury/pain to 1 leg.
Plenty of more likely causes.
10-31-19, 08:06 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,772
Posted By Homebrew01

Lightly used Vitus with Campagnolo C-Record for...

Lightly used Vitus with Campagnolo C-Record for $250 from a pawn shop.
10-31-19, 02:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 264
Posted By Homebrew01

Do you have another wheel you can try ? If you...

Do you have another wheel you can try ?
If you flip the wheel so the cogs are on the wrong side, will it go in?
Have you used this bike before with different wheels ?
10-31-19, 09:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 204
Posted By Homebrew01

It would take a hard crash to bend that. ...

It would take a hard crash to bend that.
Perhaps it's cracked.
Clean it and look closely for cracks.
10-30-19, 07:05 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-19, 05:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 441
Posted By Homebrew01

That settles it then. Closed.

That settles it then.
Closed.
10-30-19, 12:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 687
Posted By Homebrew01

Looks like the freewheel spins, just not properly...

Looks like the freewheel spins, just not properly in gear.
10-30-19, 12:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 532
Posted By Homebrew01

Ok, Ok.....Simmer down folks.

Ok, Ok.....Simmer down folks.
10-30-19, 12:26 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,257
Posted By Homebrew01

MOD NOTE: To the couple of you intent on...

MOD NOTE: To the couple of you intent on bickering. Take it to PM.
Or move to that other forum where nobody cares what's posted.
10-30-19, 11:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 687
Posted By Homebrew01

If your chain is on cog #2...

If your chain is on cog #2 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) , but your shifter is in position 3 or 4, you will not be able to pedal backwards, and you will have the...
10-30-19, 10:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 532
Posted By Homebrew01

Then why would you want another cog ? When your...

Then why would you want another cog ?
When your cassette wears out, get a 10 speed with better gearing for you.
10-29-19, 09:22 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,713
Posted By Homebrew01

I bought a used PowerTap wheel & bits for $150 a...

I bought a used PowerTap wheel & bits for $150 a while ago. I could swap it to different bikes, but found I mainly used it on the trainer, or just for specific workouts on the road. Didn't find a...
Replies: 10
Views: 432
Posted By Homebrew01

Moderators removed the insult. Veterans, and...

Moderators removed the insult.

Veterans, and "Newbies" have different perspectives and experience.

Skip over the post or thread if you find it annoying.
10-28-19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 687
Posted By Homebrew01

As suggested, possible problems are bent rear...

As suggested, possible problems are bent rear derailleur hanger, the bit of frame the derailleur attaches to.
Derailleur itself might be damaged.
Chain might be bent.

Pedal backwards by hand and...
10-27-19, 04:19 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,713
Posted By Homebrew01

A power meter is a measuring device. Some people...

A power meter is a measuring device. Some people like to measure, others don't.

Even if you race, you don't need one.
Forum: Introductions
10-27-19, 02:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 143
Posted By Homebrew01

Welcome to Bike Forums. Plenty of sub-forums for...

Welcome to Bike Forums. Plenty of sub-forums for you to choose from.
10-27-19, 02:44 PM
Replies: 1,397
Views: 556,870
Posted By Homebrew01

MOD NOTE TO ALL: Let's lighten up on the personal...

MOD NOTE TO ALL: Let's lighten up on the personal jabs, Thanks
10-27-19, 10:33 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,800
Posted By Homebrew01

You need 10 posts. You can greet other new...

You need 10 posts. You can greet other new members in the "Introductions" forum if you like.
We frown on "junk" posts just to get to ten.
10-27-19, 10:32 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,800
Posted By Homebrew01

Many bikes do not show the size. Older bikes with...

Many bikes do not show the size. Older bikes with horizontal top tubes are usually measured in centimeters, from the center of the crankset, to either the top of the seat tube-top tube intersection...
10-26-19, 07:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 602
Posted By Homebrew01

You could also get a 2nd set of wheels, one more...

You could also get a 2nd set of wheels, one more for road, and 1 for gravel.

Or just a 2nd front wheel....A lighter road one with skinnier tire, and just takes a few seconds to swap.
Forum: Introductions
10-26-19, 08:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 279
Posted By Homebrew01

Welcome !, or is it welcome back ??

Welcome !, or is it welcome back ??
Forum: Introductions
10-26-19, 08:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 121
Posted By Homebrew01

Welcome to Bike Forums ! Consider adding your...

Welcome to Bike Forums !
Consider adding your location to your profile. It might help you connect & get tips from others in your area.
10-25-19, 06:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 708
Posted By Homebrew01

I smear a pinch or 2 of grease on new cables...

I smear a pinch or 2 of grease on new cables before putting them in the housing.
Forum: Foo
10-25-19, 04:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 576
Posted By Homebrew01

Moved from C&V (Plenty of old farts in Foo too...

Moved from C&V
(Plenty of old farts in Foo too :D )
10-25-19, 08:55 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,351
Posted By Homebrew01

Yeah, what's going on there ?

Yeah, what's going on there ?
10-25-19, 08:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 186
Posted By Homebrew01

Reminder to all posters. Selling/Wanted ...

Reminder to all posters.

Selling/Wanted postings on Bike Forums are only allowed in one of the various Marketplace forums and is a privilege reserved for paid forum members. Paid memberships cost...
10-24-19, 03:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 422
Posted By Homebrew01

Looks like your chain has a tight link. A little...

Looks like your chain has a tight link. A little side-to-side pressure might loosen it.
10-24-19, 10:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,822
Posted By Homebrew01

Less brake cable friction without the bends !

Less brake cable friction without the bends !
Forum: Introductions
10-23-19, 04:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 619
Posted By Homebrew01

Welcome to Bike Forums. Check out the various...

Welcome to Bike Forums. Check out the various forums.
10-23-19, 09:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 245
Posted By Homebrew01

Only 1 account per person. Thanks

Only 1 account per person. Thanks
10-22-19, 08:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 896
Posted By Homebrew01

I pretend I'm still fit and still riding 53/39...

I pretend I'm still fit and still riding 53/39 with 12-25. No massive climbs here.
I have some lower gears in the box that will get used one of these days.
Forum: Touring
10-21-19, 07:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 890
Posted By Homebrew01

The last time I checked, the volunteer mods do...

The last time I checked, the volunteer mods do their best to make sure B.F. guidelines are followed, and that everyone is treated the same regarding posts that stray from the guidelines..
10-20-19, 06:27 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,821
Posted By Homebrew01

I might have pretended to have a flat !

I might have pretended to have a flat !
10-18-19, 08:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 793
Posted By Homebrew01

Title Changed and moved to C&V from Sales, as...

Title Changed and moved to C&V from Sales, as useful rebuilding info.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-19, 01:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,314
Posted By Homebrew01

I think what he's saying is that the cable goes...

I think what he's saying is that the cable goes around the screw, touching the threads. If you grind down the threads that the cable touches (and not needed) then you reduce the diameter of the...
10-18-19, 07:41 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,821
Posted By Homebrew01

Yes, those seams can be troublesome. I also sand...

Yes, those seams can be troublesome. I also sand them flat if possible.
I replace the tube on a ride, and do the patching at home.
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