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06-28-20, 07:12 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 8,652
Posted By nob

I do not want to get into economic and political...

I do not want to get into economic and political issues, but offer something better than capitalism? Would you like to live in a socialist country? I can’t say that socialism is bad, but some of...
06-24-20, 05:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 218
Posted By nob

Turns out it is a Shimano crank, albeit not a...

Turns out it is a Shimano crank, albeit not a very common one. The name is FC-C500 from the second half of the nineties. I think it belongs to the Nexave Group, so it's low to mid-tier. All three...
Forum: Foo
06-23-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 722
Posted By nob

My protector is my dog. He always sleeps near the...

My protector is my dog. He always sleeps near the front door and no thieves are afraid of me. My dog and I are real friends, we travel together, go fishing. even cheer together. Recently I got sick...
06-21-20, 05:48 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,368
Posted By nob

My 26" tire experiences in the past couple of...

My 26" tire experiences in the past couple of years:

I was most impressed with Ritchey Tom Slicks. They made my old Trek 930 super zippy for riding around town. They come in folding and wirebead...
06-21-20, 05:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,271
Posted By nob

I had the same problem, I insulated the bottom...

I had the same problem, I insulated the bottom and sides of the trailer and for several years everything is in order, my children are warm. Children are constantly traveling somnoy and for them I...
06-20-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 218
Posted By nob

Yeah, maybe I'm SOL until the frame arrives. I...

Yeah, maybe I'm SOL until the frame arrives. I browsed through tons of different vintage cranks today and only the Sugino Impel triple came close, but not quite there. If it is from some fringe...
06-20-20, 07:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 218
Posted By nob

Mysterious Crank ID?

Hey all. I just bought a vintage italo MTB frame sight unseen. Except for one grainy picture. It came with a box with Deore MT60 parts so it should stem from the late 80s.

Now I'm dying for the...
06-17-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,142
Posted By nob

I cut my steering tube with a fiber laser cutting...

I cut my steering tube with a fiber laser cutting machine (https://www.hsglaser.com/) . I want to tell you that this is something surprising, this machine can not only smoothly cut metal, but also...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 515
Posted By nob

btw, with this road lens, does the road appear to...

btw, with this road lens, does the road appear to be pinkish?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-20, 06:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 515
Posted By nob

Is this the standard road you prefer to? ...

Is this the standard road you prefer to?

Also, is there any other brand I should try that has a better bang for the buck like TIfosi or these Oakleys are a class apart?

...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 515
Posted By nob

Oakley flight jacket owners - question for you

Guys - I'm confused about the different colors. I'm primarily purchasing to get better clarity on NYC streets and avoiding potholes. Do all 3 colors meet my requirements or one color does better than...
06-08-20, 02:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,656
Posted By nob

Hi, I know that it is a little too late but I...

Hi, I know that it is a little too late but I also think that it is not so good that the brake pads contain asbestos. They will not be so comfortable and even can damage your skin. I have found on...
06-08-20, 02:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,718
Posted By nob

Looks really nice!

Looks really nice!
Forum: Foo
06-05-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,907
Posted By nob

There is nothing better than children, this is...

There is nothing better than children, this is happiness in our lives. I believe that any number of children cannot spoil a strong and loving relationship with each other. I often use the intimate...
05-23-20, 05:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 715
Posted By nob

I use portable solar panels to collect solar...

I use portable solar panels to collect solar energy from the sun. I can charge USB devices directly from them or save power in a portable power supply for the future. The portable solar panel...
05-15-20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,419
Posted By nob

I have an electric scooter and I find it very...

I have an electric scooter and I find it very convenient. The scooter is very maneuverable on the road and it does not need to stand in traffic. A comfortable ride on a scooter enriches the joy and...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,967
Posted By nob

A motorcycle, like any other car, has many...

A motorcycle, like any other car, has many threaded connections. Any fastenings in a motorcycle require compliance with a certain torque. To tighten the threaded connection with the necessary force,...
Replies: 19
Views: 642
Posted By nob

I heard about such bicycles, but have not yet...

I heard about such bicycles, but have not yet met. I have a FR5 2019 Felt bike that is part of the FR motorcycle series, I selected it using the review at https://biketestreviews.com/felt-fr5/. It...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-20, 09:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 535
Posted By nob

still looking for mask recommendations and/or...

still looking for mask recommendations and/or helmet recommendations with forced air. I appreciate all the dietary changes but I've tried all that - I'm in my 8th year and trust me, tried almost...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 535
Posted By nob

I can't use any of these medication as they...

I can't use any of these medication as they stopped working on me long time ago

Has anybody used special masks or forced air helmets that allow you to breathe as usual but provide pollen...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 535
Posted By nob

Air quality and Pollen

guys - I give up biking 2 months of the year due to heavy tree pollen and finding alternatives. Has anybody used a mask that doesn't affect air flow and gives you a comfortable ride keeping the...
03-12-20, 10:57 PM
Replies: 1,811
Views: 183,729
Posted By nob

I have been playing for a long time in...

I have been playing for a long time in online-casino, and therefore I read a lot of game literature, articles, blogs, posts of other players. The recent article I read is -...
02-27-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,360
Posted By nob

The Giver by Lowry Lois , amazing book! I already...

The Giver by Lowry Lois , amazing book! I already read it twice, and even wrote an essay on this book. Who liked the movie on this book, be sure to read it, the book is much more fun. I always had a...
02-26-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 15,999
Posted By nob

Hi, are there any medications that help you lose...

Hi, are there any medications that help you lose weight?
01-30-20, 07:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,458
Posted By nob

And what antivirus do you have installed on your...

And what antivirus do you have installed on your computer? There are simple problems of this kind when not the best antivirus is installed, and it either blocks the operation of all other programs...
Forum: Northeast
08-30-19, 07:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 865
Posted By nob

Bike ride with child seat

folks - can someone advise a good scenic 10-12 mile bike ride which isn't too hilly. I was thinking of the henry hudson drive/river road but hearing it's very hilly. Are there portions of it not too...
07-08-19, 07:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,540
Posted By nob

Guys - I should have clarified - the yepp maxi...

Guys - I should have clarified - the yepp maxi isnít mounted on the rear rack. Itís mounted into a pole thatís the mounted directly onto the bike. This site has a good pic...
07-07-19, 06:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,540
Posted By nob

Bike panniers with rear child seat

Guys

I use a trek fx2 biggest size as Iím tall and have a yepp maxi rear child seat installed. Now I have to say the steering and handlebar doesnít feel the same with child on board. Iíd like to...
03-21-18, 05:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 927
Posted By nob

Saris Bones 4

does have anybody have experience with the saris bones 4 bike? It seems on the cheaper side compared to thule vertex

Thx
01-25-18, 10:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,019
Posted By nob

i hear you guys - I'm not a fan of trailers so...

i hear you guys - I'm not a fan of trailers so will probably just install a rear rack. The issue is a rear rack trunk would not fit because the child seat mount is always there (even if child seat...
01-21-18, 07:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,019
Posted By nob

Carrying my child is a done deal using my yepp...

Carrying my child is a done deal using my yepp rear child seat which I found the best fit after trying 5 different seats!
Question is about best place to introduce some storage into the bike....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-18, 06:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,590
Posted By nob

ok but any major differences between the two?

ok but any major differences between the two?
01-21-18, 06:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,019
Posted By nob

Bike rack

guys - doesn't exactly belong in this section but I use my bike with a rear child seat for my 2 year old. The problem is she is almost 20% of my weight (i'm superlight) so I manage but it's a little...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-18, 08:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,590
Posted By nob

Castelli Sorpasso Bib Tights vs Sorpasso 2

guys - does version 1 or 2 have a big difference? Far lower cost on backcountry for just the sorpasso

Also what's the difference between the bib tights and knickers

Thx
12-28-17, 07:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,002
Posted By nob

how is the sizing on the assos tneopro and habu...

how is the sizing on the assos tneopro and habu bib tights? Are the suspender straps considerably longer than the castelli
12-23-17, 11:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,002
Posted By nob

Bib tights for tall thin person

guys - all castelli stuff fits me perfectly and I usually buy small. The bib tight also fits snug and good in all areas except the suspenders aren't long enough since i have a long torso. Can you...
12-21-17, 09:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,114
Posted By nob

any drawbacks in ride quality to using the tire...

any drawbacks in ride quality to using the tire liner
12-21-17, 04:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,114
Posted By nob

Fear bike issues

Guys

In the dead of winter, what do most people do if their bike punctures or another issue. Itís so cold out that even if I carry material to fix and learn to fix, itíll be hard to operate your...
12-11-17, 06:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,193
Posted By nob

Is it okay to cut some of the plastic exterior to...

Is it okay to cut some of the plastic exterior to get this in?
12-10-17, 06:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 874
Posted By nob

yes but it does have holes and I could feel cold...

yes but it does have holes and I could feel cold air come in through those holes
12-10-17, 03:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 874
Posted By nob

Balaclava for warm air breathing

folks - new to winter cycling. I tried the cold avenger today and it's a typical balaclava with holes in front of the nose but this let cold air through. I used to have upper respiratory issues in...
12-10-17, 01:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,193
Posted By nob

Bought this but can't get it to work. The...

Bought this but can't get it to work. The mounting part on the bike is on but can't get the little part go into the u-lock. Of course, I removed the two screws before trying to put it in - any video...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-17, 06:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,140
Posted By nob

I am very thin frame. With a medium, it's not...

I am very thin frame. With a medium, it's not fully snug in the arms area but it is snug around the body. The lower flap on the outer layer is also not fully snug. I'm guessing that if I move to...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-17, 04:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,140
Posted By nob

How should a winter jersey fit

guys - just bought the Castelli alpha ros - had to try first a small and then medium. Medium is better but the front comes up exactly to the belt line, no lower while the back goes 1 inch under where...
11-19-17, 09:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,389
Posted By nob

how was the ride

how was the ride
11-15-17, 11:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,389
Posted By nob

Timothy - did you try the 7mesh yet; what's the...

Timothy - did you try the 7mesh yet; what's the experience been lie
11-13-17, 12:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,389
Posted By nob

Winter jersey (no jacket)

guys - looking for a winter jersey for 40 degree riding temperature. Unlikely I'll ride in the rain but a little snow is a possibility. Which of these would you recommend and can you sort in priority...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-17, 05:53 PM
Replies: 2,822
Views: 731,652
Posted By nob

guys -Castelli Alpha Wind Jersey for $160 - is...

guys -Castelli Alpha Wind Jersey for $160 - is it a good sale or thanksgiving time will see better pricing - thx
11-10-17, 06:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,030
Posted By nob

haha i like that idea but tried that 10 years...

haha i like that idea but tried that 10 years ago, gained 30 pounds in 6 months but not much in the arms
11-09-17, 04:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,030
Posted By nob

guys - just bought a fall weather pearl izumi...

guys - just bought a fall weather pearl izumi jersey. I'm quite thin so ordered a short even though I"m 6 feet tall. It fits nice and snug but the sleeves all the way from the arm to hands are a...
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