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10-16-19, 06:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 158
Posted By rseeker

You have Tractor Supply? That's where I got...

You have Tractor Supply? That's where I got mine. If they didn't have it I was going to Home Depot next.
10-16-19, 06:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 369
Posted By rseeker

See, this guy is on the right track. He's gonna...

See, this guy is on the right track. He's gonna go places I'm sure of it.
10-16-19, 05:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 770
Posted By rseeker

My one and only crash, it took nine things going...

My one and only crash, it took nine things going wrong at once for it to happen. Unfortunately I was doing eight of them, and the other party supplied the ninth. I've changed my ways since then.
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10-15-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 246
Posted By rseeker

I have two eBay "tactical" flashlights on top,...

I have two eBay "tactical" flashlights on top, pointing forward. Having two gives a nice wide field of lighting. They're attached with hair ponytail bands, looped over one end of the flashlight, down...
10-15-19, 08:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 742
Posted By rseeker

That's cool. A bike-specific memento mori...

That's cool. A bike-specific memento mori (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Memento_mori).
Forum: Foo
10-14-19, 08:58 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 943
Posted By rseeker

I agree with what you said except to add I've...

I agree with what you said except to add I've been seeing mentions of Canadian boreal forests being cleared for paper and paper-like products.
10-14-19, 08:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 764
Posted By rseeker

I'm surprised a credit union has a performing...

I'm surprised a credit union has a performing arts center or naming rights to one. Reputation, meet reality.

Anyway, good to read about this. I've been thinking of hitting up my library for a...
Forum: Commuting
10-13-19, 05:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 481
Posted By rseeker

Wishing you strength, health and good progress.

Wishing you strength, health and good progress.
10-13-19, 05:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 812
Posted By rseeker

What's the difference between salt from the ocean...

What's the difference between salt from the ocean and salt from your own body?

The concentration, maybe, not sure.

What's the difference between wet from the ocean and wet from your own body...
10-13-19, 09:56 AM
Replies: 24,658
Views: 2,331,097
Posted By rseeker

Yesterday, the first cool/cold day of the year,...

Yesterday, the first cool/cold day of the year, 40s and 50s all day. I'm finishing the first week on the new bike, and I'd guess the effort is about 60-75% of the old bike for the same rides. I did...
Forum: Foo
10-13-19, 06:38 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 943
Posted By rseeker

And it doesn't disappear when the DRM server goes...

And it doesn't disappear when the DRM server goes down or the publisher gets bored and wants to work on something else.

I'm right there with you. I brought my paper in from the curb a couple...
10-12-19, 01:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,578
Posted By rseeker

New link location at the CPSC (since I was just...

New link location at the CPSC (since I was just searching for it -- the one given above is 404):

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/1997/CPSC-Shimano-Announce-Recall-of-Bicycle-Components

(Old...
10-12-19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 68,573
Posted By rseeker

If anybody knows about this or what year it...

If anybody knows about this or what year it applied to, I'd like to know more. I'm also searching BF now.

Mine are Alivio cranks on a '94 730.

ETA: This thread I guess:...
Forum: Commuting
10-11-19, 04:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 363
Posted By rseeker

Very cool, well done.

Very cool, well done.
10-09-19, 07:47 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,182
Posted By rseeker

tyvm. That's yummy.

tyvm. That's yummy.
10-09-19, 04:47 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,182
Posted By rseeker

Kind of OT but any chance we could see your...

Kind of OT but any chance we could see your headtube badge/graphic? I like the look.
10-09-19, 07:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,373
Posted By rseeker

I just want to close this out and thank everybody...

I just want to close this out and thank everybody for the great and detailed suggestions.

In the end I had to replace the chain and rear cluster (freewheel) together. Also the cones, although...
10-07-19, 02:58 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 68,573
Posted By rseeker

Wow, that's really nice of you to mention. I know...

Wow, that's really nice of you to mention. I know that area pretty well, I used to live around there and my work-study job in college was on Chantilly Drive off of La Vista. Atlanta is the regional...
10-07-19, 02:42 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 68,573
Posted By rseeker

Glad to hear about your new bike. I/we want...

Glad to hear about your new bike. I/we want pictures, of course. :)

I'm on my fourth seat now and it's still not right. I've identified a trend though, and it's toward increasing flatness. Less...
Forum: Commuting
10-07-19, 02:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,116
Posted By rseeker

Same here, my exact reaction. If they're still...

Same here, my exact reaction. If they're still bright enough, I'd much rather have a black appearance that reflects when shone on. Based on the pictures, I think I want this now.
10-07-19, 09:52 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 68,573
Posted By rseeker

Yeah, that's a good way. I have searches set up...

Yeah, that's a good way. I have searches set up on the Bay.

A year ago I ran across this one in a regional big city and the guy wanted to trade with me (for a little money too, which was fair)...
10-06-19, 09:32 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 68,573
Posted By rseeker

So envious of you 750 owners. All y'all. I...

So envious of you 750 owners. All y'all. I tried hard to get one, I really did. Some day.
10-06-19, 09:26 PM
Replies: 24,658
Views: 2,331,097
Posted By rseeker

Just back from the first real ride on the new...

Just back from the first real ride on the new bike. 12 miles as a good shakedown, although -- who knew -- 12 miles on 38s don't mean as much as 12 miles on 54s. Which is the point of the new bike,...
10-06-19, 07:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 743
Posted By rseeker

WOWZA. That deep red paint is just *kisses...

WOWZA. That deep red paint is just *kisses fingertips* magnifique.
Forum: Foo
10-06-19, 05:19 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,200
Posted By rseeker

Is total popularity achievable? I've been aiming...

Is total popularity achievable? I've been aiming too low. That may need to be next year's stretch goal.
10-05-19, 04:14 PM
Replies: 24,658
Views: 2,331,097
Posted By rseeker

It took a while, including a trip to a bike co-op...

It took a while, including a trip to a bike co-op in another city (since mine doesn't have one) to get the bottom bracket out, but it's rideable now. I transferred the pedals and more importantly...
10-05-19, 12:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 790
Posted By rseeker

That's very interesting. Must for Rust shows...

That's very interesting. Must for Rust shows phosphoric acid as an ingredient on its MSDS, and it claims to be active in stopping and preventing rust. Would you guess there's a similar process...
10-05-19, 11:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 790
Posted By rseeker

Yes, great link, thanks for posting that. I ran...

Yes, great link, thanks for posting that. I ran across that in another Framesaver thread here and read through it yesterday.

From that mtbr test I struck off Fluid Film, even though it was one of...
10-03-19, 12:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 790
Posted By rseeker

I'm still looking through my choices, but I liked...

I'm still looking through my choices, but I liked the idea of linseed because it's closer to a natural solution and less like something that would eat my face off (Must for Rust = phophoric acid ==...
09-30-19, 06:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 461
Posted By rseeker

Glad you're okay and riding again. ...

Glad you're okay and riding again.



Every picture tells a story, don't it?
09-30-19, 02:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 790
Posted By rseeker

My deal is I'm switching from an aluminum frame...

My deal is I'm switching from an aluminum frame to steel (i.e. new bike, bought just before the old frame broke on me). I live out in farmland and the drainage is "by nature's design", so a big rain...
09-30-19, 12:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 425
Posted By rseeker

Did it take very long to get the hang of shifting...

Did it take very long to get the hang of shifting at that angle? You said intuitive, but the finger movement is different isn't it?

Beautiful bike, really well put together. I love the...
09-29-19, 03:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 790
Posted By rseeker

How much Boeshield T-9 for one frame

How much Boeshield T-9 would it take to interior-coat one full frame? Will one of those little 4 ounce cans do it?

TIA
09-29-19, 02:19 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 68,573
Posted By rseeker

Oh you know that's right. Thanks for the pics....

Oh you know that's right. Thanks for the pics. Such a lovely bike.

I saw in the other thread that you don't like the flat bars. What are you going to put on there?

As for me, it took me and two...
Forum: Commuting
09-29-19, 03:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,116
Posted By rseeker

I got Michelin Protek Cross (1mm puncture layer)...

I got Michelin Protek Cross (1mm puncture layer) and mine came with reflective sidewalls. I wanted plain black sidewalls but this was all REI had when I was ready to order. I'd thought I would just...
09-29-19, 03:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 170
Posted By rseeker

Looks like this (as one example, from a quick web...

Looks like this (as one example, from a quick web search) is what you're talking about?

https://wickwerks.com/products/fit-link-adapter/
09-29-19, 03:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 338
Posted By rseeker

Subscribing. Needs more pictures please. :)

Subscribing.

Needs more pictures please. :)
09-28-19, 04:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 769
Posted By rseeker

Honor Blackman? "I must be dreaming."

Honor Blackman? "I must be dreaming."
Forum: Commuting
09-27-19, 02:59 PM
Replies: 1,195
Views: 125,080
Posted By rseeker

Nice find, it's rare to see that in the wild....

Nice find, it's rare to see that in the wild. That helmet was moulting. It's now a size larger and is growing a new shell for next season.
09-25-19, 02:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 469
Posted By rseeker

I don't understand .. is the intended effect of...

I don't understand .. is the intended effect of Trulicity that it makes you sick when you overeat? Like that drug that made people nauseous if they had alcohol? Or is that just the side-effect?
...
Forum: Foo
09-25-19, 01:01 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 4,468
Posted By rseeker

I'd much rather talk to a person, too.

I'd much rather talk to a person, too.
09-24-19, 11:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,024
Posted By rseeker

The first time I hit a foggy stretch of road...

The first time I hit a foggy stretch of road (where the road dipped down and went across a creek with a bunch of trees along it and a cool-air reservoir at the bottom) I went to turn into a...
09-24-19, 12:38 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,380
Posted By rseeker

I'm so completely paranoid about losing things,...

I'm so completely paranoid about losing things, and this thread is making me even more paranoid. I can also be a space cadet, which is how I'll end up taking my pack (which I ride with) off three...
09-22-19, 09:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 722
Posted By rseeker

Man I love the look of a capable geared-up bike....

Man I love the look of a capable geared-up bike. Go any place, do any thing. Nicely done.
09-22-19, 01:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 406
Posted By rseeker

Could you say what that means (for a newbie canti...

Could you say what that means (for a newbie canti owner)? Is that just how far out to the side the arms go?
Forum: Commuting
09-20-19, 12:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 689
Posted By rseeker

Five 500-year rain events in five years, what...

Five 500-year rain events in five years, what could it be ...

I hope you and yours are staying safe.
09-18-19, 08:17 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 17,494
Posted By rseeker

Interesting and very annoying. Glad the sand made...

Interesting and very annoying. Glad the sand made it easier. I wouldn't ride in that ten inch strip either.



That's more what I'm used to. My neighborhood drains onto a 55-mph four-lane...
09-18-19, 05:40 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 17,494
Posted By rseeker

What's that mean? Is that as bad as it sounds,...

What's that mean? Is that as bad as it sounds, i.e., the rumble strip is as wide as the entire shoulder? Instead of the usual 1 foot wide or whatever strip?

Or maybe you just mean a rumble strip...
09-17-19, 09:22 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,494
Posted By rseeker

General comment: you all have made me add a chain...

General comment: you all have made me add a chain tool to my road kit.



I hope you found a long stick and dangled an energy bar in front of him.
09-16-19, 09:07 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,494
Posted By rseeker

Same, 4 miles from home. I hadn't yet learned...

Same, 4 miles from home. I hadn't yet learned you're supposed to retorque the crank bolt 20 miles or so (right?) after you reinstall a crank. And I wasn't carrying the wrench (since corrected) to...
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