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03-24-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 686
Posted By San Rensho

And no snot rockets. Guaranteed Covfefe 19.

And no snot rockets. Guaranteed Covfefe 19.
03-24-20, 05:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 523
Posted By San Rensho

Thats not worn. You can still see the seam in the...

Thats not worn. You can still see the seam in the middle of the tire. Yes that will go away fairly quickly, but you have a couple of hundred miles before the seam is even worn. What to look for on...
03-22-20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,459
Posted By San Rensho

Im talking about old school campy super record...

Im talking about old school campy super record bb, probably made before you were born, and yes, they are still the best. Agreed, the labor cost makes no sense, but I wrench on my bikes and cup and...
03-22-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 22,454
Views: 2,442,861
Posted By San Rensho

Bicycle LIberation! Take it. Its current owner...

Bicycle LIberation! Take it. Its current owner abandoned and neglected it. You will give it better home. It will live and not die to neglect. But yes, make sure no one is around when you cut the...
03-22-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,459
Posted By San Rensho

Agreed, but a cup cone system is a thing of...

Agreed, but a cup cone system is a thing of beauty and mechanical simplicity. A well adjusted Campy bottom bracket is easy to set up if you know how to wrench, is smoothness personified, never...
03-12-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 198
Posted By San Rensho

This was my thought also, but I'll try Dan's...

This was my thought also, but I'll try Dan's advice too.
03-12-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 198
Posted By San Rensho

Its a brand new bike but I'll give it a try.

Its a brand new bike but I'll give it a try.
03-11-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 198
Posted By San Rensho

So maybe this is the mirror image of shifting an...

So maybe this is the mirror image of shifting an SA 3spd. With an SA, you had to just slightly stop pedalling while shifting up, otherwise it wouldn't shift well, some would even back pedal a little...
03-11-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 198
Posted By San Rensho

Nexus 3 spd hangs up a little during downshift

I have a Windsor Oxford, great bike. But I've noticed that when I have a good amount of pressure on the pedals, especially going uphill, it hesitates a little, does't shift immediately on every...
03-10-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 479
Posted By San Rensho

Liberate them. Leave them unlocked on a bike...

Liberate them. Leave them unlocked on a bike rack and I guarantee they will be gone in a day. Or put them in the trash in front of your house or apartment. I got some pretty good, usable, valuable...
03-08-20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,036
Posted By San Rensho

Those old phones come in handy. During the last...

Those old phones come in handy. During the last hurricane here in Miami (can't remember the name I've been through so many), the power went out but the telephone lines were still energized, they are...
03-06-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,635
Posted By San Rensho

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eMKymjZ2kZQ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eMKymjZ2kZQ
03-06-20, 07:24 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,635
Posted By San Rensho

A bike is smaller and less intrusive than a...

A bike is smaller and less intrusive than a wheelchair and of course they have to let wheelchairs in the room. Say that you have an "emotional support" bike, get fake credentials on line and say they...
02-28-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,490
Posted By San Rensho

Been there done that. Berkeley Ca. The hills...

Been there done that. Berkeley Ca. The hills and ridges above Berkeley are just fantastic, On the ridge the view is spectacular, its like looking down at a map of Berkeley and Oakland, then you...
02-28-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 983
Posted By San Rensho

Agreed. Jim, what are you talking about?

Agreed. Jim, what are you talking about?
02-21-20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 983
Posted By San Rensho

On city streets, I ride right down the middle of the road.

I live in Miami Beach, where there are many cyclists and the city really does support cyclists, but but Miami Beach also has the largest population of the biggest a-hole self absorbed, self...
02-21-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 18,126
Posted By San Rensho

For my around town bike, 3 speeds is all you...

For my around town bike, 3 speeds is all you needs. For my road bike, 18 of the closest spaced gears possible is what I use in flat Miami Fla. So I guess it depends.
02-20-20, 11:05 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,114
Posted By San Rensho

many years ago when I was in college I used to...

many years ago when I was in college I used to commute to school, about 3 miles. I had to go to a final exam at 8 in the morning .thermometer was 20 below zero and width wind chill it was 70 degrees...
02-17-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,564
Posted By San Rensho

Soak in penetrating oil for a couple of days, I...

Soak in penetrating oil for a couple of days, I like the ATF /acetone. With a very sharp cold chisel, make a good deep notch on the outside of the cup. Then, use a very blunt chisel or equivalent...
02-17-20, 05:51 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,576
Posted By San Rensho

its a steel 9 spd cassette and shimano 105

its a steel 9 spd cassette and shimano 105
02-16-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,576
Posted By San Rensho

I go through at least 15 chains before I have to...

I go through at least 15 chains before I have to replace a cassette and even more chains before I have to replace the chainrings. In fact, the last time I had to replace the cassette was because I...
02-15-20, 07:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 321
Posted By San Rensho

Never, unless you want to move the pedal out for...

Never, unless you want to move the pedal out for bike fitting purposes.
02-15-20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,576
Posted By San Rensho

I don't understand the overthinking. If you have...

I don't understand the overthinking. If you have an 11 speed cassette, that means that you've spent a lot of money on your bike. And have a lot of money to spend. So just buy a chain measuring...
02-14-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 498
Posted By San Rensho

You can never have too much lube (thats what she...

You can never have too much lube (thats what she said).
Sounds like there is something binding. Are there any visible kinks? Try moving the brake cable housing around as you are actuating the...
02-13-20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 498
Posted By San Rensho

Replace the cable. before installing generously...

Replace the cable. before installing generously grease the cable, and when I say generously I mean overdo it. More is more.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-20, 07:53 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,405
Posted By San Rensho

Tan lines are badges of how many miles you have...

Tan lines are badges of how many miles you have ridden. When I raced, I looked at my opponents legs to see how muscular they were and the next thing I looked was their tan lines. If they had razor...
02-13-20, 07:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 330
Posted By San Rensho

That looks brilliant. Could you please explain...

That looks brilliant. Could you please explain the geometry. What is the measurement you are looking for.
02-11-20, 07:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 173
Posted By San Rensho

Go to any industrial bearing shop and Im sure you...

Go to any industrial bearing shop and Im sure you can find an exact replacement. replacement is pretty easy with just hand tools.
02-10-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,210
Posted By San Rensho

How many guys wearing lycra, at 8 oclock in the...

How many guys wearing lycra, at 8 oclock in the morning , who can sprint over 30 mph are going to be targets for a sobriety test. You are apparently have nothing else to do but be rude and troll.
02-10-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 633
Posted By San Rensho

silca frame pump. mine is probably older than...

silca frame pump. mine is probably older than most of the people on this forum, and I can still easily get 100 PSI with it.
02-10-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,210
Posted By San Rensho

one day I was on my way to a big group ride, when...

one day I was on my way to a big group ride, when I saw a speed trap up ahead with cops with radar guns. I sprinted as fast as I could right towards the cop and he shot me and as I was passing said...
02-10-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 931
Posted By San Rensho

I wonder if they returned to the start line going...

I wonder if they returned to the start line going down wind. That would have been really fun. If they did I hope they had good brakes.
02-10-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,385
Posted By San Rensho

you didn't buy it unless you post pictures.

you didn't buy it unless you post pictures.
02-04-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 1,449
Views: 131,184
Posted By San Rensho

I will say it again, fixing a flat on a tubular...

I will say it again, fixing a flat on a tubular is like doing surgery on a snake. And usually the patient dies oh, because the surgical site either bulges or is constricted and the tire never runs...
02-02-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By San Rensho

I love Bikes Direct, they are very very cheap and...

I love Bikes Direct, they are very very cheap and their bikes are high quality. I first bought a fixie track bike, and I recently bought a Windsor 3 speed. I was a bike mechanic many many years ago...
Forum: Foo
02-02-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 333
Posted By San Rensho

Madam in eden im adam. Eve. A man a plan a...

Madam in eden im adam. Eve. A man a plan a canal.

a very eccentric friend of mine when he was in college many years ago, composed a palindrome that doesn't make a whole bunch of sense but it was...
01-30-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 592
Posted By San Rensho

I thought the Pleaides were the SEVEN sisters,...

I thought the Pleaides were the SEVEN sisters, the Subaru logo only has six.
01-30-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,862
Posted By San Rensho

Agree 100%. You are a complete beginner and its...

Agree 100%. You are a complete beginner and its like someone who is taking driving lessons to get a license buying a Ferrari.
Forum: Foo
01-29-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,204
Posted By San Rensho

Vermin! Stop climbing the window screens.

Vermin! Stop climbing the window screens.
01-28-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 726
Posted By San Rensho

Its the windsor oxford 3 speed basic mixte frame...

Its the windsor oxford 3 speed basic mixte frame (actually for the GF but I ride it all the time) and they are on sale now for $250.
01-27-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 726
Posted By San Rensho

Get a bikesdirect windsor. They cost about 350...

Get a bikesdirect windsor. They cost about 350 bucks and are the functional equivalent to Dutch bikes or old school Raleigh 3 speeds. I have one and it rides absolutely beautifully, it's lightweight...
Forum: Foo
01-22-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 334
Posted By San Rensho

Q are you a virgin?A bugger off! oh yes yes,...

Q are you a virgin?A bugger off!
oh yes yes, she is.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-20, 12:18 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,152
Posted By San Rensho

My chain has no hair, so I don't need to wax it....

My chain has no hair, so I don't need to wax it. Besides I don't want to put my chain through all that pain.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 10,805
Posted By San Rensho

what are all you wimps complaining about....

what are all you wimps complaining about. Apparently none of you race, because when you race everyone is on your wheel. When I am out riding and someone is on my wheel the only a problem I have with...
01-16-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 399
Posted By San Rensho

Been there, done that. When my office was one...

Been there, done that. When my office was one mile from home, and I was riding about three to five thousand miles a year, I easily put more miles on my bike in my car. Now unfortunately, since I'm...
01-16-20, 12:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,131
Posted By San Rensho

Pull the seat all the way back all the way back...

Pull the seat all the way back all the way back as far as it will go that will take the weight off of your hands and you will be fine
01-14-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,003
Posted By San Rensho

Drill and ride. That was one of the best non...

Drill and ride. That was one of the best non italian racebikes back in the day. Concor saddle?
01-14-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 602
Posted By San Rensho

Ooops. Nevermind. I guess I should read all the...

Ooops. Nevermind. I guess I should read all the posts before I respond.
01-14-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 602
Posted By San Rensho

The Campy seat ;post is probably right on. If...

The Campy seat ;post is probably right on. If its a tight fit into the seat tube and you KNOW the seat tub is the right diameter for the post, ream out the seat tube until the the post slides in...
01-14-20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 793
Posted By San Rensho

I was in a 3/4 race on my 2 month old 3Rensho and...

I was in a 3/4 race on my 2 month old 3Rensho and had gone off the front but got caught. I was towards the back of the pack and as we go around a corner, the riders in front of me go left and right...
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