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08-23-19, 06:40 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 27,557
Posted By TimothyH

Niner RLT 9 Steel 4 Star Demo - Size 50 - $2198 ...

Niner RLT 9 Steel 4 Star Demo - Size 50 - $2198
https://www.excelsports.com/main.asp?page=8&description=RLT+9+Steel+4%2DStar+DEMO&vendorCode=NINER&major=8&minor=16
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Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-19, 06:28 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,134
Posted By TimothyH

I hope to be covered with much resplendence...

I hope to be covered with much resplendence tomorrow.


-Tim-
08-23-19, 06:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 228
Posted By TimothyH

It's really nice to have someone disagree without...

It's really nice to have someone disagree without turning it into a war.

That's the difference between a conversation and a fight, between being human and being an animal.

Thank you.


-Tim-
08-23-19, 06:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,573
Posted By TimothyH

Those who drink unfiltered water from natural...

Those who drink unfiltered water from natural springs are taking a huge risk.

Some won't believe me, others rely not having had a problem in the past and some will rage at reading this.

None of...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-19, 03:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,134
Posted By TimothyH

Trail running promotes a bit of core strength as...

Trail running promotes a bit of core strength as well.

Twists and turns, ups and downs, uneven surfaces, constantly slight or sometimes drastic changes in direction all require balance and some...
08-23-19, 03:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 228
Posted By TimothyH

Open end and box wrenches (spanners) are not...

Open end and box wrenches (spanners) are not sized specifically for bikes.

There are no fasteners on a bike which are not also on automobiles and other machinery.

Any decent set of wrenches...
08-23-19, 03:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 389
Posted By TimothyH

Pictured in the video are rollers with fork...

Pictured in the video are rollers with fork stands.

Kreitler makes them specifically for Goldsprints. https://www.kreitler.com/gold-sprints

Goldsprints can be done either way - with front drums...
08-23-19, 03:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 458
Posted By TimothyH

Those are rim strips, not tape. Get rid of...

Those are rim strips, not tape.

Get rid of it and use proper cloth tape.


-Tim-
08-23-19, 01:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,936
Posted By TimothyH

Tried to push the piston back but it won't budge....

Tried to push the piston back but it won't budge. It is useless.

The front was installed, bled and ready to go. The rear had the hose run, caliper attached and was going through the bleeding...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-19, 01:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,134
Posted By TimothyH

Resplendent is a surprisingly difficult word to...

Resplendent is a surprisingly difficult word to type!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-19, 01:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 408
Posted By TimothyH

I find it difficult to believe that someone...

I find it difficult to believe that someone intentionally tried to run you over.

If a motorist wanted you dead then you would not be here to post about the incident.


-Tim-
Forum: Touring
08-23-19, 11:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 222
Posted By TimothyH

Not sure what services are available but the Paul...

Not sure what services are available but the Paul Bunyon trail might be an option.

https://www.paulbunyantrail.com/


-Tim-
08-23-19, 08:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 389
Posted By TimothyH

Roller racing is still popular. Now it is...

Roller racing is still popular.

Now it is called Goldsprints.

Rollers are wired to timing equipment for competition. There is a world championship.

The equipment can be rented for parties.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-19, 07:58 AM
Replies: 18,752
Views: 3,738,806
Posted By TimothyH

Kit? No, Hope does not include tools for...

Kit?

No, Hope does not include tools for bleeding with their calipers, if that is what you mean. Shimano is no different - bleed kit has to be purchases separately from the calipers.


-Tim-
08-23-19, 07:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 458
Posted By TimothyH

Try Meguiars Ultimate, or if you really want to...

Try Meguiars Ultimate, or if you really want to obsess, some Wolfgang's sealant and then wax.

I like your wall art. :)


-Tim-
08-23-19, 07:41 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,750
Posted By TimothyH

I never said anything about your bikes or what I...

I never said anything about your bikes or what I think of them.

If you think your bike is cruddy then it is cruddy. If you think it is nice then it is nice. That you enjoy it is all that matters...
08-23-19, 07:31 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,697
Posted By TimothyH

I tend to agree. The OP has a thread...

I tend to agree.

The OP has a thread recounting negative interactions with joggers, motorists, overweight people and high school students.

This thread seems to be more about negative...
08-22-19, 09:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 458
Posted By TimothyH

IIRC, depending on year, the larger size Pistas...

IIRC, depending on year, the larger size Pistas had longer stems. I seem to recall that the stem on mine now is shorter than stock. I think I gave the stock stem to bonsai171

Bianchi changed the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-19, 09:17 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,134
Posted By TimothyH

I certainly didn't start riding gravel because I...

I certainly didn't start riding gravel because I was scared of roads and was trail running before I could drive.

Outside was a good print publication decades ago but the internet version is a rag...
08-22-19, 08:46 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,750
Posted By TimothyH

Some of the greatest bike rides I've ever done...

Some of the greatest bike rides I've ever done were commutes. Why should I do it on a cruddy bike?


-Tim-
08-22-19, 09:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,936
Posted By TimothyH

One of the pistons is stuck in the bore and won't...

One of the pistons is stuck in the bore and won't budge.

Really disappointed in these POS.


-Tim-
08-22-19, 06:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 458
Posted By TimothyH

I'm 5'10" with a 33 inch inseam. It is a size 55....

I'm 5'10" with a 33 inch inseam. It is a size 55.

Everything has been changed - the world's most expensive Bianchi Pista.

All the details are at...
08-22-19, 06:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 224
Posted By TimothyH

Freewheels and cogs are two different things. ...

Freewheels and cogs are two different things.

A freewheel allows you to coast. A track cog is for riding fixed gear.

You need a 3/32 20t freewheel. There are many available.

A decent,...
08-22-19, 06:09 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,750
Posted By TimothyH

Some like to ride a nice bike to work in the same...

Some like to ride a nice bike to work in the same way that some like to drive a nice car to work.

Not everyone lives in places like New York City where bikes need to be left unattended and theft...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 08:05 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,407
Posted By TimothyH

Many of us have given up trying to get rid of the...

Many of us have given up trying to get rid of the squeal. Others have simply run out of budget.

We just live with it, pretend it doesn't actually happen and hope nobody complains.


-Tim-
08-21-19, 07:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,936
Posted By TimothyH

As one who does computer work and spends half his...

As one who does computer work and spends half his day reading technical documentation, you would think I would know enough to slow down and actually spend more than three seconds reading that...
08-21-19, 07:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 458
Posted By TimothyH

My Pista and I vote for silver... ...

My Pista and I vote for silver...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x768/12_27_17_002_sm_24be69017f8f864f4cccdc9a65531c498a0b7354.jpg


-Tim-
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 07:39 PM
Replies: 800
Views: 63,526
Posted By TimothyH

So these wheels... This is my first set of...

So these wheels...

This is my first set of remotely aero wheels.

The old wheels were 23 mm wide x 25 mm deep and V shaped. These are 25 mm wide x 35 mm deep U shaped with bladed spokes and the...
08-21-19, 02:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 749
Posted By TimothyH

Someone should make that helmet for bikes. ...

Someone should make that helmet for bikes.


-Tim-
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 12:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 316
Posted By TimothyH

The lights represent a range. Solid green is...

The lights represent a range.

Solid green is above 75% to 100% charged.
Flashing green is above 50% to 75% charged.
Solid red is above 25% to 50% charged.
Flashing red is above 0% to 25%...
08-21-19, 12:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 356
Posted By TimothyH

Those are nice wheels. Will you run them...

Those are nice wheels.

Will you run them fixed or freewheel?

Please post your bike in the Fixed Gear/Single Speed forum when it is complete.


-Tim-
08-21-19, 11:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 789
Posted By TimothyH

Spend whatever it takes. Price is really no...

Spend whatever it takes.

Price is really no object when walking the bike up to a crowded coffee shop where the benefits of deep carbon rims and Rapha jerseys really shine through.
...
08-21-19, 11:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 938
Posted By TimothyH

Or fixed gear on rollers. -Tim-

Or fixed gear on rollers.


-Tim-
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 10:58 AM
Replies: 18,752
Views: 3,738,806
Posted By TimothyH

I already have the Shimano kit with the funnel....

I already have the Shimano kit with the funnel. Thanks.

All I need is the fitting which attaches to the end of the syringe hose and screws into the side of the Hope caliper.

Hope doesn't use...
08-21-19, 09:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 938
Posted By TimothyH

We had a guy who specialized in Failure Mode and...

We had a guy who specialized in Failure Mode and Effect Analysis when I worked in manufacturing.


Steps in the process
Failure modes (What could go wrong?)
Failure causes (Why would the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 09:36 AM
Replies: 18,752
Views: 3,738,806
Posted By TimothyH

Shimano. Mineral oil.

Shimano. Mineral oil.
08-21-19, 08:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,936
Posted By TimothyH

Yeah, already emailed Hope and my message is...

Yeah, already emailed Hope and my message is sitting in someone's inbox. Asking the internet is faster.




Thank you Brian.

M5 is what I read on another website.

I've ordered that kit....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 08:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 707
Posted By TimothyH

Motorists on gravel frequently allow cyclists to...

Motorists on gravel frequently allow cyclists to pass.


-Tim-
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 08:00 AM
Replies: 18,752
Views: 3,738,806
Posted By TimothyH

Hope RX4. A little frustrated right now....

Hope RX4.

A little frustrated right now. Hope's instructions are less than complete and there is zero indication of what fittings exactly are needed to bleed the things.

"Screw the fitting into...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 10:26 PM
Replies: 18,752
Views: 3,738,806
Posted By TimothyH

Epic Bleed Solutions Universal Kit. ...

Epic Bleed Solutions Universal Kit.

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/812x487/capture_a2267b27afffca25474b9bd5ab848e488f40a16c.jpg
08-20-19, 10:19 PM
Replies: 3,266
Views: 407,767
Posted By TimothyH

48x16 for about 79 or 80-ish inches. -Tim-

48x16 for about 79 or 80-ish inches.


-Tim-
08-20-19, 10:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 356
Posted By TimothyH

I owned the wheels pictured. H+ Son...

I owned the wheels pictured.

H+ Son Archetype laced to Gran Compe short flange hub. Weight was listed wrong on the website. Even so they were a decent value but made me feel dirty every time I...
08-20-19, 09:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By TimothyH

REI allows electronics to be returned within 90...

REI allows electronics to be returned within 90 days, box opened and used, no questions asked.

I bought a $500 Garmin last year and used it for a month. Battery life was dismal, four hours. I...
08-20-19, 09:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 527
Posted By TimothyH

XLab Mega Mega:...

XLab Mega
Mega: https://www.xlab-usa.com/mega-bag.html


-Tim-
08-20-19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,936
Posted By TimothyH

Pretty frustrated right now. Does anyone...

Pretty frustrated right now.

Does anyone know what bleed kit to use with the RX4 calipers for Shimano?

The bleed port on the caliper is threaded and the instructions show a syringe with...
08-20-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 718
Posted By TimothyH

Fit doesn't matter. Saddle position doesn't...

Fit doesn't matter. Saddle position doesn't matter. Saddle length doesn't matter.

One could ride a Schwinn banana seat with a six foot sissy bar. It doesn't matter.

Analyze it all you want....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 11:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,410
Posted By TimothyH

Its the same everywhere, not just cycling events....

Its the same everywhere, not just cycling events.

My first concert a major arena was $12. Now $250 is not uncommon.

Child admission to the Atlanta Air Show is $35.

$50 to $100 for a tee time...
08-20-19, 11:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 718
Posted By TimothyH

It is called "on the rivet." ...

It is called "on the rivet."

https://www.velominati.com/nostalgia/on-the-rivet/

As stated in essay, saddle position or length doesn't matter. You will still slide forward onto the rivet when...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 10:33 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,407
Posted By TimothyH

I don't know. I can't even watch most vloggers to...

I don't know. I can't even watch most vloggers to begin with.

One third of the video is introduction - who I am, how I became aware of this issue, why it is important to me and why it should be...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 10:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 755
Posted By TimothyH

Along these lines, Panaracer recently changed the...

Along these lines, Panaracer recently changed the label on the Gravelking SK tires to more accurately reflect real world sizing. The tire used to be labled 700x40c but they changed the lable to...
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