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05-24-19, 06:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,301
Posted By wingless

My tire was going flat too frequently. The...

My tire was going flat too frequently.

The interior was always inspected for problems, with none found.

The tire and the rim tape were replaced and the problem abated.
05-21-19, 04:39 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,705
Posted By wingless

These spoke lights...

These spoke lights (https://www.bikeforums.net/manufacturer-retailer-survey-consumer-feedback/1130621-wingless-32-led-wheel-spoke-light-model-lc-d016.html) provide amazing night time visibility of...
05-21-19, 10:05 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,705
Posted By wingless

My bicycle is never left unattended in an...

My bicycle is never left unattended in an unsecure location, so all my stuff is always left in-place.

It is easy enough to remove + replace the headlamp and the battery pack.

On mine, the...
05-21-19, 08:45 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,705
Posted By wingless

Thanks. Yes I don’t have any reservations...

Thanks.

Yes I don’t have any reservations recommending the Outbound Lighting headlight.

It is well made, excellent engineering and the company is great.

For daytime usage the blink mode is...
05-21-19, 08:17 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,705
Posted By wingless

These topics show my CygoLite Hotshot Pro 150...

These topics show my CygoLite Hotshot Pro 150 tail light (https://www.bikeforums.net/manufacturer-retailer-survey-consumer-feedback/1126359-wingless-cygolite-hotshot-pro-150-lumen-tail-light.html)...
05-21-19, 04:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,452
Posted By wingless

This topic...

This topic (https://www.bikeforums.net/manufacturer-retailer-survey-consumer-feedback/1127759-wingless-evt-safe-zone-bicycle-helmet-mirror.html) shows my EVT Safe Zone helmet mirror.
Replies: 8
Views: 5,462
Posted By wingless

This light has been a reliable workhorse for my...

This light has been a reliable workhorse for my usage.

Once a month I need to recharge the light.

My clumsy fingers yanked that flexible rubber cover out of position when unplugging the USB...
Replies: 2
Views: 4,322
Posted By wingless

Got most of the way through the survey. The...

Got most of the way through the survey.

The many pages about price and features was annoying.

The survey was not completed because the survey would not permit me to NOT respond to household...
02-08-19, 02:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,672
Posted By wingless

My waxed chain is hooked to hang / cool, then...

My waxed chain is hooked to hang / cool, then each link on that "sword" is broken free prior to installation.

There is very little flaking during those steps.

...
01-31-19, 05:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,672
Posted By wingless

Nice OP! Here is my ultrasonic cleaner...

Nice OP!

Here is my ultrasonic cleaner (https://www.bikeforums.net/20341232-post6.html) that I use first w/ 80°C dish soap / water; then mineral spirits, finally denatured alcohol, all in a jar.
...
01-06-19, 02:10 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,811
Posted By wingless

From your link, the only reference to PTFE:...

From your link, the only reference to PTFE: "Avoid cosmetics with PTFE or any word containing “perfluor” or “polyfluor” on their ingredients list."

The concern about PTFE in cosmetics is different...
01-06-19, 07:22 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,811
Posted By wingless

The Molton Wax web site shows this information...

The Molton Wax web site shows this information (https://moltenspeedwax.com/pages/about-ybn-chains) on YBN Ni-PTFE low-friction chain coatings that may be of-interest to the OP.
01-05-19, 06:38 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,811
Posted By wingless

That doesn't comport w/ the Molton Speed Wax FAQ...

That doesn't comport w/ the Molton Speed Wax FAQ (https://moltenspeedwax.com/pages/quick-facts)

My chains have been lubricated with that wax and they are clean and quiet. If there was insufficient...
12-28-18, 11:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 562
Posted By wingless

Why wait 'till Spring? Move down south and...

Why wait 'till Spring?

Move down south and enjoy daily bicycle riding in a tee shirt and shorts.
12-28-18, 01:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 562
Posted By wingless

Go for it w/ the product and report on the...

Go for it w/ the product and report on the results.

The regular WD-40 is my go-to chemical. I purchase it by the gallon, poured onto rags for cleaning / lubrication / protection, poured into pumps...
12-28-18, 12:32 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,811
Posted By wingless

Yes, this is a common way to use an ultrasonic...

Yes, this is a common way to use an ultrasonic cleaner w/ chemicals other than water.
12-28-18, 10:02 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,811
Posted By wingless

The Park Tool CC-2 Chain Checker...

The Park Tool CC-2 Chain Checker (https://www.bikeforums.net/20341225-post4.html) has been working well for me. The measurements provided by the tool correlate well to manual measurements made w/ a...
12-28-18, 09:56 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,811
Posted By wingless

There are three jars that I use when cleaning...

There are three jars that I use when cleaning chains, that are each dunked into the clean hot water ultrasonic bath, one w/ fresh soapy water, one jar w/ mineral spirits and one w/ denatured alcohol....
12-28-18, 09:00 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,811
Posted By wingless

The interval between wax cycles may be related to...

The interval between wax cycles may be related to either temperature or to chain preparation.

When I wax (or re-wax) my chain I first ultrasonically clean...
12-28-18, 08:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 752
Posted By wingless

It is possible to DIY an iPhone battery...

It is possible to DIY an iPhone battery replacement. I have done several w/ OEM batteries w/o any issues.
12-20-18, 12:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 752
Posted By wingless

The solution I use when extended telephone...

The solution I use when extended telephone operation is required is to carry a small 4.7Ah rechargeable battery pack in my pocket, providing power to the telephone, maintaining it at 100% state of...
12-14-18, 01:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,043
Posted By wingless

The incline function is already built-in to my...

The incline function is already built-in to my VDO M7GPS Computer (https://www.bikeforums.net/manufacturer-retailer-survey-consumer-feedback/1157769-wingless-vdo-m7-gps-bicycle-computer.html).
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-18, 01:58 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,310
Posted By wingless

How is the trip going? Everything working okay? ...

How is the trip going? Everything working okay?

Discover anything interesting? Any cool images to share?
12-12-18, 05:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 889
Posted By wingless

My Irwin Cobalt left hand drill bits are quite...

My Irwin Cobalt left hand drill bits are quite strong and useful for correcting this problem.
12-08-18, 08:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 584
Posted By wingless

My recent experience with Topeak product support...

My recent experience with Topeak product support was completely acceptable.
12-07-18, 03:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 584
Posted By wingless

My Topeak Turbo Morph G pump...

My Topeak Turbo Morph G pump (https://www.bikeforums.net/manufacturer-retailer-survey-consumer-feedback/1128082-wingless-topeak-turbo-morph-g-pump.html) is a nice product, with a frame-mount bracket,...
Replies: 14
Views: 5,483
Posted By wingless

Good solution with the five pack of Amazon...

Good solution with the five pack of Amazon lights. It is a great solution for increased night visibility to have moving lights.
12-06-18, 10:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 709
Posted By wingless

Nice job and video documentation. The kid...

Nice job and video documentation.

The kid trailer is designed so most of the carried mass (butt) is above the axle.

The platform now permits much more mass forward, increasing the tongue...
12-06-18, 11:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 661
Posted By wingless

Vertical Shifting When Opening Forum Page

The biggest problem with the web site is that every time a forum page is opened, the user must wait for the vertical text shifting up and down to settle because of the advertisements on the top...
12-06-18, 10:59 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,365
Posted By wingless

The city of Raleigh passing statutes with...

The city of Raleigh passing statutes with specific regulations for scooters is a good thing. Some could even be improved over time as knowledge / experience increases.

The next useful step would...
12-05-18, 04:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,365
Posted By wingless

The Bolt app instructs that scooters are not...

The Bolt app instructs that scooters are not league to operate on public roads, that they must either operate in a bike lane or on the sidewalk.

The Bird app says to only operate in bike paths, to...
12-05-18, 03:03 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,365
Posted By wingless

They provide a rules link...

They provide a rules link (https://www.fortlauderdale.gov/home/showdocument?id=32899) that doesn't specify ANY of the operation rules.

They instead instruct to "Always obey traffic laws", without...
12-05-18, 02:43 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,365
Posted By wingless

The insanity is widespread in Fort Lauderdale. ...

The insanity is widespread in Fort Lauderdale.

The dockless scooter sharing...
11-29-18, 10:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,374
Posted By wingless

My spoke lights...

My spoke lights (https://www.bikeforums.net/manufacturer-retailer-survey-consumer-feedback/1130621-wingless-32-led-wheel-spoke-light-model-lc-d016.html) provide amazing night visibility of my bicycle.
Replies: 7
Views: 1,580
Posted By wingless

This shows the case in a smaller car, a...

This shows the case in a smaller car, a subcompact Hyundai Accent. It just fits in this subcompact car.

When I arrive at the airport I remove the case from the back seat, the bicycle from the...
Replies: 7
Views: 1,580
Posted By wingless

During my latest usage of this case, it was...

During my latest usage of this case, it was presented to the airline at the counter, then wheeled off by their staff to the baggage handling area.

The case was next observed through the window,...
11-21-18, 06:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,957
Posted By wingless

It is a horrible, tragic and stressful event...

It is a horrible, tragic and stressful event underway. People handle those factors differently.

Pray all for those who have suffered , for those who have lost and for all those who have been...
11-20-18, 12:06 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,758
Posted By wingless

Looks like a cenotaph to me.

Looks like a cenotaph to me.
11-19-18, 12:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 919
Posted By wingless

FWIW, an Adel clamp is frequently referred to as...

FWIW, an Adel clamp is frequently referred to as a P clamp.

The OP should use a video camera during operation, in-case something happens.
11-16-18, 05:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,660
Posted By wingless

Here is my Bell Z20 MIPS Helmet Topic...

Here is my Bell Z20 MIPS Helmet Topic (https://www.bikeforums.net/manufacturer-retailer-survey-consumer-feedback/1127005-wingless-bell-z20-mips-equipped-ghost-reflective.html).

This is is a good...
11-15-18, 04:09 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,717
Posted By wingless

Low cost and effective. A really nice guy...

Low cost and effective.

A really nice guy that I talked with for a while used zip tied PVC pipe sections for fast install / removal of stuff like this, slide in / out.
11-14-18, 02:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 293
Posted By wingless

The SunRace CSR86 8AS 11-28 Rear 8-Speed Cassette...

The SunRace CSR86 8AS 11-28 Rear 8-Speed Cassette (http://www.sunrace.com/en/products/detail/csr86) has been replaced with a SRAM PG820 11-30 Rear 8-Speed Cassette...
11-12-18, 09:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,107
Posted By wingless

No bandages?

No bandages?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-18, 08:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,082
Posted By wingless

All of the wingless' topics...

All of the wingless' topics (https://www.bikeforums.net/manufacturer-retailer-survey-consumer-feedback/) in the linked forum are my product evaluations, written by me, of products I purchased with...
11-12-18, 01:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 549
Posted By wingless

It is never advised to use marine band VHF...

It is never advised to use marine band VHF ship-to-ship radios on land, unless using the FRS band.
11-11-18, 10:19 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,172
Posted By wingless

There will be a $0.30 eBay listing charge.

There will be a $0.30 eBay listing charge.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-18, 09:18 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,310
Posted By wingless

Thanks for the update. Have fun. Be safe. ...

Thanks for the update.

Have fun. Be safe.

Adjustment to high temperaures and humidity takes a long time, especially when physical exertion is added. Drink plenty of fluids and do early or late...
11-09-18, 02:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 549
Posted By wingless

If going w/ an FRS walkie-talkie, then get one...

If going w/ an FRS walkie-talkie, then get one built after May 2017, for the higher 2W power, instead of the earlier 500mW power version.
11-09-18, 02:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 549
Posted By wingless

The FRS walkie-talkie radios have an ideal range...

The FRS walkie-talkie radios have an ideal range of about 40 miles, on the clear / flat / open, but about a mile when obstructed.

They are handy w/ multiple channels and call alert options.
Replies: 7
Views: 1,580
Posted By wingless

The last time I went to use my case I was unable...

The last time I went to use my case I was unable to determine why my bicycle (which fit perfectly during the prior usage) was unable to fit when securing during this placement.

Of course I was...
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