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07-10-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 249
Posted By seedsbelize

Thanks all. I just haven't been in the field long...

Thanks all. I just haven't been in the field long enough to be familiar with hookless rims. I jettisoned it shortly after the initial post, and replaced it with a 622 wheel I had around. Whatever got...
07-10-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 249
Posted By seedsbelize

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/15943917778064611384392396813414_85196c7307d94f68d5d6689ec9380b514a687f40.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 12,955
Views: 232,243
Posted By seedsbelize

I have lost my mojo for riding. It happens...

I have lost my mojo for riding. It happens occasionally.
Part of it is I like to party out my mornings and, this time of year, that spells doom for cycling. Unless I go in the evening. I'm working...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 12,955
Views: 232,243
Posted By seedsbelize

Sounds difficult

Sounds difficult
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 08:01 AM
Replies: 12,955
Views: 232,243
Posted By seedsbelize

Those heritage varieties are the best there is....

Those heritage varieties are the best there is. At the time they were sweet. Then the monsantos got ahold of them.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 12,955
Views: 232,243
Posted By seedsbelize

Our sweet corn comes from Costco these days....

Our sweet corn comes from Costco these days. Better than nothing. The local corn is quite good too; just not sweet.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 12,955
Views: 232,243
Posted By seedsbelize

I like your gardening style

I like your gardening style
07-09-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 341
Posted By seedsbelize

As luck would have it, I needed one of those...

As luck would have it, I needed one of those today. An old Shimano 600 single pivot caliper. I replaced it with a centerpull, which was more appropriate for the situation. That centerpull made me...
07-09-20, 12:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 345
Posted By seedsbelize

KMart was Kesge. Who knew?

KMart was Kesge. Who knew?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 12,955
Views: 232,243
Posted By seedsbelize

“That off-putting smell—sometimes described as...

“That off-putting smell—sometimes described as rotten garbage or tequila-like—is the natural byproduct of ethanol being made from corn, sugar cane, beets, and other organic sources,” explained...
07-09-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 249
Posted By seedsbelize

Tubular? rim

I'm putting together a bike for a friend. I have a 27" front wheel here, with deep, straight sides. As I was cleaning up what appeared to be glue, I began to wonder. Could it be a tubular rim....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 06:36 AM
Replies: 12,955
Views: 232,243
Posted By seedsbelize

And it could just be the rear triangle flexing...

And it could just be the rear triangle flexing under the power of your massive guads
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 12,955
Views: 232,243
Posted By seedsbelize

When I have that kind of trouble, it is always on...

When I have that kind of trouble, it is always on the left side.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 08:09 PM
Replies: 12,955
Views: 232,243
Posted By seedsbelize

As regards your back wheel issue, it is unlikely,...

As regards your back wheel issue, it is unlikely, but possible that the end of the axle sticks out too far, thus reducing the effectiveness of the qr.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 12,955
Views: 232,243
Posted By seedsbelize

Well then I vote for the qr. Try a different one.

Well then I vote for the qr. Try a different one.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 12,955
Views: 232,243
Posted By seedsbelize

Couldn't have said it better myself

Couldn't have said it better myself
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 12,955
Views: 232,243
Posted By seedsbelize

Can you feel the axle being loose? Maybe an...

Can you feel the axle being loose? Maybe an overhaul. But again, I don't know what that means with modern wheels. Do they still use cup and cone axles?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 12,955
Views: 232,243
Posted By seedsbelize

I have been in wheel mode for the past two weeks....

I have been in wheel mode for the past two weeks. Building, and overhauling. This morning I had to cannibalize an orphan axle for a cone. Once this bike goes out the door, probably tomorrow, I will...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 12,955
Views: 232,243
Posted By seedsbelize

I rode a bike today Uptown, for a bike tire. I...

I rode a bike today
Uptown, for a bike tire. I had a spring in my step upon returning
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 12,955
Views: 232,243
Posted By seedsbelize

I had thought I had calmed down some in my old...

I had thought I had calmed down some in my old age. But it's clear that I've become re-radicalized. I will attempt to keep it to myself. Here, guns are for the law and the cartels.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 12,955
Views: 232,243
Posted By seedsbelize

We should all be carrying.

We should all be carrying.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,585
Posted By seedsbelize

I wear mine while cycling. Required at all times...

I wear mine while cycling. Required at all times when away from home. I find the light weight paper ones to be the most comfortable. As we speak I have three men digging a trench, all wearing masks.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 06:52 AM
Replies: 12,955
Views: 232,243
Posted By seedsbelize

Kawasaki. Put something exciting between your...

Kawasaki. Put something exciting between your legs.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 06:50 AM
Replies: 12,955
Views: 232,243
Posted By seedsbelize

Wow! Fun times

Wow! Fun times
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 06:41 AM
Replies: 12,955
Views: 232,243
Posted By seedsbelize

We didn't know what AC was. #Gomers...

We didn't know what AC was.
#Gomers (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=Gomers)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 08:35 PM
Replies: 12,955
Views: 232,243
Posted By seedsbelize

Did they have to kneel and make sure their skirt...

Did they have to kneel and make sure their skirt touched the floor?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 12,955
Views: 232,243
Posted By seedsbelize

I use one of those ultra lightweight headsweats...

I use one of those ultra lightweight headsweats type things. Air conditioning for the head. Perhaps there is someone out there who seeats more heavily than me. Who knew?
07-07-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 1,645
Views: 148,623
Posted By seedsbelize

No worries. There is always Yellow Jersey to fall...

No worries. There is always Yellow Jersey to fall back on. The direction I was heading before you stepped in. This way I could do a real comparison.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 12,955
Views: 232,243
Posted By seedsbelize

I ride in high humidity almost every time I ride,...

I ride in high humidity almost every time I ride, and have never come home wet. I get wet after I stop, but not while moving. And I sweat heavily.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 12,955
Views: 232,243
Posted By seedsbelize

August 13.

August 13.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 12,955
Views: 232,243
Posted By seedsbelize

My tubular tire order got cancelled by...

My tubular tire order got cancelled by ProBikeKit, due to discontinuation. So I'm shopping around, and see prices in the 1400 range. I'm thinking, oh, they are giving me prices in pesos. But no. Upon...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 12,955
Views: 232,243
Posted By seedsbelize

I prefer yellow lenses in all situations. I...

I prefer yellow lenses in all situations. I originally got them for riding at night on back roads with no ambient light. I was blinded by the oncoming traffic, so I got the yellow photo- chromatic...
07-07-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 1,645
Views: 148,623
Posted By seedsbelize

I ordered three tires from ProBikeKit ahile ago....

I ordered three tires from ProBikeKit ahile ago. They sent one and back ordered the othr two. Now they tell me they can't get those other two. Challenge
Elite Pro.
So I'm looking for low priced...
07-07-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 341
Posted By seedsbelize

Another Item I have a large and varied collection...

Another Item I have a large and varied collection of. It seems I recall the ones with flats being used on the headset dropper.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 12,955
Views: 232,243
Posted By seedsbelize

The composer

The composer
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 12,955
Views: 232,243
Posted By seedsbelize

I have been on a mechanicking tear of late. In...

I have been on a mechanicking tear of late. In lieu of riding.
​​​​​​That and the extreme heat and humidity factor. If it was wintertime it would be easier. As of this morning I have a crew here, so...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 12,955
Views: 232,243
Posted By seedsbelize

During the brief period I used Strava, I was the...

During the brief period I used Strava, I was the only one on any of the segments. I am one of a handful of recreational road cyclists in the entire state. There are gobs of recreational mtb ers.
07-05-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,586
Posted By seedsbelize

I was fitted for a 56 back in the mid-90s. It...

I was fitted for a 56 back in the mid-90s. It proved too small. I never got comfortable on that bike. Jump ahead a few years and I'm settled in at 58 cm. I was happy there, through several bikes....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 12,955
Views: 232,243
Posted By seedsbelize

And your kayak. Flat water kayaking used to be...

And your kayak. Flat water kayaking used to be our favorite vacation. Way back in the late 80s
07-05-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By seedsbelize

I have a shoe box full of them, but I'm in...

I have a shoe box full of them, but I'm in Mexico. Soneone here has what you need.
07-05-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 391
Posted By seedsbelize

Is that an oil port in the lower headtube lug?

Is that an oil port in the lower headtube lug?
07-05-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 208
Posted By seedsbelize

If you can find said flat spot, you can loosen...

If you can find said flat spot, you can loosen the spokes under it. Loosen both sides, little by little, until it comes out. Then you'll have to re-true the wheel. If you have a truing stand, or a...
07-05-20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By seedsbelize

But they're reversible. Doesn't that make them...

But they're reversible. Doesn't that make them all the same?
07-05-20, 08:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 227
Posted By seedsbelize

Priced to move

Priced to move
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 08:06 AM
Replies: 12,955
Views: 232,243
Posted By seedsbelize

Yesterday's coffee experiment will not be...

Yesterday's coffee experiment will not be repeated today. Back to instant. The real reason for the experiment was to see how it would affect me, for the very early morning drive to the airport. It...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 08:01 AM
Replies: 12,955
Views: 232,243
Posted By seedsbelize

One year, when I was still gardening for market,...

One year, when I was still gardening for market, I still had 50 lbs. of habaneros on the plants when the first frost hit. I recommend mushroom compost, if you can get it. Worm compost if you can't....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 12,955
Views: 232,243
Posted By seedsbelize

Indeed. The headwind is preferred in very hot...

Indeed. The headwind is preferred in very hot weather.
07-04-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 2,304
Views: 433,484
Posted By seedsbelize

Mine is Selle Anatomica

Mine is Selle Anatomica
07-04-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 358
Posted By seedsbelize

I finally built Roger Musson's design, out of...

I finally built Roger Musson's design, out of wood, with dropouts to receive the wheel. What a time saver!! I've never built such straight wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 12,955
Views: 232,243
Posted By seedsbelize

A question for the group. Google let me down. I...

A question for the group. Google let me down. I have a cheapo two burner hotplate. One burner is fine, but the other burns with a yellow flame, and so can't be used. I'm pretty sure I'm using butane....
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