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Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-19, 09:24 AM
Replies: 821
Views: 17,133
Posted By 2manybikes

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nice weather
07-16-19, 06:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,163
Posted By 2manybikes

The external cam skewers have a lot less clamping...

The external cam skewers have a lot less clamping force than the internal cam type. Even the hardness and type of metals grabbing the drop outs can change how well they work. I read somewhere that...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-19, 07:45 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,661
Posted By 2manybikes

:) Loud pipes save lives.

:)

Loud pipes save lives.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 07:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 337
Posted By 2manybikes

Yesterday (7-14) 67 miles 106f in places. 7.25...

Yesterday (7-14) 67 miles 106f in places. 7.25 large bottles in, only sweat out.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/9469735@N03/albums/72157709667752426/with/48294736821/
07-13-19, 05:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,163
Posted By 2manybikes

If a small piece of something like drilling...

If a small piece of something like drilling shavings gets into the space between the inside wall and the wall holding the spokes, it can be very difficult to find, if it's a double wall rim. Take the...
07-13-19, 05:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,163
Posted By 2manybikes

Is it a Presta valve in a Schrader rim hole ?

Is it a Presta valve in a Schrader rim hole ?
07-13-19, 05:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,163
Posted By 2manybikes

Are they single wall rims?

Are they single wall rims?
Forum: Foo
07-12-19, 07:38 PM
Replies: 9,937
Views: 2,002,700
Posted By 2manybikes

I hit a rabbit while going about 40 on a dirt...

I hit a rabbit while going about 40 on a dirt bike (motorcycle). On a narrow path with a field of 2' high grass on both sides. Never saw him until after I hit him.
He went at least 20 feet in the...
Forum: Northeast
07-12-19, 04:23 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,616
Posted By 2manybikes

Going through the forest is very nice.

Going through the forest is very nice.
Forum: Northeast
07-11-19, 09:13 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,616
Posted By 2manybikes

I heard back from the driver I usually go with....

I heard back from the driver I usually go with. He says yes, it's on Depot Rd.
Forum: Northeast
07-10-19, 01:27 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,616
Posted By 2manybikes

My best Beater bike seems to go 100 miles OK, not...

My best Beater bike seems to go 100 miles OK, not the others. But 37 is easy on the funny looking 27" wheel bike.
The worst one may be too much work, never tried.

Your bike WILL get scratched.
Forum: Northeast
07-10-19, 11:13 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,616
Posted By 2manybikes

Nice. I don't know anything about that. Looks...

Nice. I don't know anything about that. Looks like a trip destination for me. Is it sandy enough to need 4wd ?
Forum: Northeast
07-09-19, 10:44 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,616
Posted By 2manybikes

Don't eat any chocolate before bed time.

Don't eat any chocolate before bed time.
Forum: Northeast
07-09-19, 10:38 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,616
Posted By 2manybikes

I'll be going soon. If you want to meet the...

I'll be going soon. If you want to meet the slowest Fred riders on this planet I can let you know when. Maybe 10 or more.
Forum: Northeast
07-09-19, 10:12 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,616
Posted By 2manybikes

We eat at Edgartown, and sometimes go on the...

We eat at Edgartown, and sometimes go on the ferry to Chappaquiddick. The roads over there are sandy. No road bikes over there if you want to go very far. There was a dune tour in a 4wd vehicle at...
Forum: Northeast
07-09-19, 10:06 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,616
Posted By 2manybikes

I always get to the car in daylight. It's pretty...

I always get to the car in daylight. It's pretty isolated. I don't know if there are any lights. I would recommend the main lot at the boat for better security.
We park in a dirt lot more like 15 on...
07-09-19, 05:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,995
Posted By 2manybikes

Understanding the inventory and being able to...

Understanding the inventory and being able to help customers is very important. However the most important factor is the staff of the shop listening to customers and treating them well. If you don't...
07-09-19, 04:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,660
Posted By 2manybikes

Call Guinness book of world records !!

Call Guinness book of world records !!
07-08-19, 07:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,163
Posted By 2manybikes

That's perfect (axle protrusion).

That's perfect (axle protrusion).
07-08-19, 08:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,163
Posted By 2manybikes

Is the thickness of the drop outs different on...

Is the thickness of the drop outs different on the two bikes? If there is not enough thickness on the drop outs, it may cause the axle to touch the quick release, preventing the proper clamping of...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-19, 09:41 PM
07-07-19, 08:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 692
Posted By 2manybikes

That's how they work. You just get used to it. I...

That's how they work. You just get used to it. I can see where it's more annoying on a tandem. You invent a word like "shift" then you both pause. I used "shifting" on my derailleur equipped tandem...
07-06-19, 09:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 818
Posted By 2manybikes

:)

:)
07-06-19, 08:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 818
Posted By 2manybikes

oops!

https://people.com/sports/mountain-of-hell-crash-causes-bike-pileup/
07-06-19, 08:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 778
Posted By 2manybikes

Yes, cables are the most likely thing. Much more...

Yes, cables are the most likely thing. Much more likely than shifter or derailleur. A common problem.
07-03-19, 08:19 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,252
Posted By 2manybikes

Excellent!

Excellent!
07-02-19, 10:05 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,563
Posted By 2manybikes

I wear bright safety yellow/greenish jerseys and...

I wear bright safety yellow/greenish jerseys and windbreakers, only for high visibility. I wear black tights because that's what I find. I also think that black reduces the effect as seen on the red...
06-30-19, 06:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,392
Posted By 2manybikes

No way to really know.

No way to really know.
06-30-19, 05:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,392
Posted By 2manybikes

me 2.

me 2.
Forum: Foo
06-27-19, 09:42 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,536
Posted By 2manybikes

Alive.

Alive.
06-25-19, 11:01 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 17,823
Posted By 2manybikes

What ??

What ??
06-22-19, 09:38 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 12,440
Posted By 2manybikes

Great story !!

Great story !!
06-22-19, 07:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,042
Posted By 2manybikes

The best way. ^^^^ Also, one drop per link is...

The best way. ^^^^
Also, one drop per link is plenty. Let the lube soak over night. Then before you ride wipe the outside of the chain well. Lube on the outside is not needed unless you ride in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-19, 05:15 PM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 98,345
Posted By 2manybikes

Great pics. Even without a Corgi. :)

Great pics.

Even without a Corgi. :)
06-18-19, 05:52 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 17,823
Posted By 2manybikes

When I do that, as soon as they figure out what...

When I do that, as soon as they figure out what is happening, they are apologetic, maybe even embarrassed.
06-18-19, 05:17 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 12,440
Posted By 2manybikes

Ohhhooo Willlbuurrr. uhuhuhuhuh.

Ohhhooo Willlbuurrr. uhuhuhuhuh.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-19, 08:24 AM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 98,345
Posted By 2manybikes

Nice !! Congratulations.!!

Nice !! Congratulations.!!
Forum: Commuting
06-17-19, 11:44 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,258
Posted By 2manybikes

Get a car seat belt Harness. One that has a strap...

Get a car seat belt Harness. One that has a strap in front of his front legs and another behind them. this passes under his chest. Fasten a ring with a swivel built in (Home Depot ) to the middle...
06-16-19, 09:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 691
Posted By 2manybikes

You said you were adjusting the rear wheel. Do...

You said you were adjusting the rear wheel. Do you mean truing the wheel ? Did you loosen some spokes before tightening any?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-19, 06:37 AM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 98,345
Posted By 2manybikes

Me 2.

Me 2.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-19, 08:44 PM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 98,345
Posted By 2manybikes

60 billion a year sales all over the globe. I...

60 billion a year sales all over the globe. I never heard of them until just now.

https://www.ineos.com/company/
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-19, 08:34 PM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 98,345
Posted By 2manybikes

Yes, nice pics.

Yes, nice pics.
06-10-19, 08:22 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,610
Posted By 2manybikes

Did he catch him?

Did he catch him?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-19, 09:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,867
Posted By 2manybikes

If you had a bike fit, and then changed the...

If you had a bike fit, and then changed the saddle. look closely at the saddles, they can vary in height. The distance from the rails to the top of the saddles might be different.
06-07-19, 08:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 679
Posted By 2manybikes

Another vote for Salmon Kool Stops. I've switched...

Another vote for Salmon Kool Stops. I've switched many bikes to them. They help a lot. Sometimes you get metal in the pads, it's typical on some pad and rim combinations.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-19, 07:44 PM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 98,345
Posted By 2manybikes

Until you get Meiners disease. Then what? Any...

Until you get Meiners disease. Then what? Any suggestions? From any if the BF docs?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-19, 09:24 PM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 98,345
Posted By 2manybikes

I bet they would not do that if they were donut...

I bet they would not do that if they were donut trucks.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-19, 07:41 AM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 98,345
Posted By 2manybikes

Even easier to carry. Is she a mini?

Even easier to carry. Is she a mini?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-19, 09:17 PM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 98,345
Posted By 2manybikes

Yes. Bailey is 32 lbs. The Doxi ( Mr. Jingles)...

Yes. Bailey is 32 lbs. The Doxi ( Mr. Jingles) might be 20 or less.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-19, 08:31 PM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 98,345
Posted By 2manybikes

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