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07-14-20, 08:41 PM
Replies: 2,172
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Posted By CliffordK

Looking out the window... Birds and squirrels...

Looking out the window... Birds and squirrels outside!!!

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Tortie/Tortoise...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 451
Posted By CliffordK

I find it is difficult to ride, come back home,...

I find it is difficult to ride, come back home, and then head out again.

Easier to just keep going and going and going.
07-13-20, 09:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 550
Posted By CliffordK

:foo: Here is a list of different vaccine...

:foo:
Here is a list of different vaccine approaches being tried. (https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2020-06-12/coronavirus-vaccine-protocols-explained)
.

Live attenuated viruses,...
07-13-20, 08:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 550
Posted By CliffordK

:foo: Here are some notes about adverse...

:foo:

Here are some notes about adverse reactions to a second dose of Moderna's COVID vaccine. (https://www.statnews.com/2020/05/26/moderna-vaccine-candidate-trial-participant-severe-reaction/)
...
07-13-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 855
Posted By CliffordK

I suppose the question is if one could keep...

I suppose the question is if one could keep college students in a quarantine zone and everyone else out with a simple ribbon tape? And electronic monitoring of cell phones and perhaps visas.
...
07-13-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 299
Posted By CliffordK

And soccer in Vietnam. ...

And soccer in Vietnam.

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07-13-20, 04:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 299
Posted By CliffordK

And Rugby in New Zealand in June. They've had a...

And Rugby in New Zealand in June. They've had a few "imports" trickle in so I'm not sure if they're still doing this, but I think they're trying to control the imported cases with strict...
07-13-20, 03:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 299
Posted By CliffordK

If the USA had followed the examples of New...

If the USA had followed the examples of New Zealand, Australia, Vietnam, even China, then bars would be open, schools would be open, and life would be back to normal.

Tourism would still be rough...
07-13-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,059
Posted By CliffordK

It is hard to tell if the southern states are...

It is hard to tell if the southern states are decreasing with the rate of growth of new cases of COVID.

However, quite a few states are experiencing an increase in mortality in the last couple of...
07-13-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 855
Posted By CliffordK

:foo: Of course it also depends on background...

:foo:
Of course it also depends on background infection rate in the entire city.

Down here we're suffering by an extraordinary spike in cases... 10 to 15 new cases a day (including many HS and...
07-13-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 855
Posted By CliffordK

Or a hot pad for those quiz and midterm days. Of...

Or a hot pad for those quiz and midterm days. Of course, it wouldn't be simply off one day and up the next day. Off for a week of room isolation, followed by a probe up the nose.
Replies: 18
Views: 533
Posted By CliffordK

I don't think you mentioned your height. We...

I don't think you mentioned your height. We expect your are fairly short based on the bike chosen.

One of the more unique bicycles in Eugene is the Bike Friday....
07-13-20, 03:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 320
Posted By CliffordK

It is not clear what you are trying to sell. ...

It is not clear what you are trying to sell.

A few competing products to keep in mind.

Garmin Varia Radar. This is supposed to give a warning when a car is approaching from behind.
Cycliq...
Replies: 18
Views: 533
Posted By CliffordK

It is a decent enough of a bike. A little dirty...

It is a decent enough of a bike. A little dirty around the rear derailleur. So, while it appears to have new tires, it is impossible to know if it has 30 year old grease throughout.

If it was...
07-12-20, 10:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 855
Posted By CliffordK

Oh, if one could make a virus-free bubble around...

Oh, if one could make a virus-free bubble around a college. Seattle Forrest suggested monitoring sewage for spread of the virus....
07-12-20, 10:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 855
Posted By CliffordK

I wish there would be some way to do a COVID...

I wish there would be some way to do a COVID Bubble approach.

Perhaps only allow students to stay in dorms, and to not leave campus, and no off campus housing. Somehow also restrict movement of...
07-12-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 393
Posted By CliffordK

I can't find it now, but there was an earlier...

I can't find it now, but there was an earlier post about a late 1800's or early 1900's bike with a rear step like a kid's "PEG". The idea was that you'd push the bike down the road, hit the peg and...
07-12-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 393
Posted By CliffordK

You can shorten the stem on the Bottecchia if it...

You can shorten the stem on the Bottecchia if it is too long.

My old road bike perhaps had a little large of a frame for me. But, that is what I rode since I was 16, so it just seemed natural.
...
07-12-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 166
Posted By CliffordK

A similar article here: It’s time to begin a...

A similar article here:
It’s time to begin a national wastewater testing program for Covid-19 (https://www.statnews.com/2020/07/09/wastewater-testing-early-warning-covid-19-infection-communities/)
...
07-12-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 182
Posted By CliffordK

We had a large spike of cases in March/April,...

We had a large spike of cases in March/April, many of whom were undiagnosed. Especially large in parts of New York/New Jersey where as much as 1/3 of the population became infected. We aren't at...
07-12-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 866
Posted By CliffordK

Lane County was spared much of the brunt of the...

Lane County was spared much of the brunt of the initial COVID outbreak. Or at least it seemed that way. We had 3 deaths, but averaged about a case a day until early June.

Then we had a couple of...
07-12-20, 08:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 197
Posted By CliffordK

I think you may have it. ...

I think you may have it.

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07-12-20, 07:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 306
Posted By CliffordK

:foo: We have a couple of moderate sized...

:foo:

We have a couple of moderate sized 2-lane (or half 1 lane, half 2 lane) roundabouts here. There are sidewalks and flashy lights to bypass them, but I usually just ride through them at about...
07-12-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 197
Posted By CliffordK

Clincher or Tubular? What is the material...

Clincher or Tubular?

What is the material the wheels are made out of? Metal? Plastic?

Weight of the bare wheels?

They appear to me to be a cheap cast wheel, either of aluminum/magnesium,...
07-10-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 419
Posted By CliffordK

I think there is a good chance we will have a...

I think there is a good chance we will have a vaccine by Christmas of this year, and we'll see cases start dropping. But, if not out by spring, it may be delayed until next fall.

Some communities...
Replies: 2
Views: 189
Posted By CliffordK

Oof... I'm not seeing many currently for sale. ...

Oof... I'm not seeing many currently for sale.

This one is on Craigslist now:SCHWINN - DUO SPORT 18 Speed Tandem Road Bike PRICE REDUCED!!! - $375 (Anaheim Hills) ...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-09-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 568
Posted By CliffordK

As I understand it, the early Colnago Mexico...

As I understand it, the early Colnago Mexico frames (with round main tubes) did not have dimpling on the chain stays. The Colnago Super frames had the chain stay dimpling.

So, if your frame has...
07-09-20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 713
Posted By CliffordK

My one Continental Gator Hardshell blowout was on...

My one Continental Gator Hardshell blowout was on a hot day.

I installed a brand new tire and inflated it to maybe 110 PSI during the cool evening before my ride.

Then about 70 miles into the...
07-09-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,507
Posted By CliffordK

Have there been changes, or am I just not seeing...

Have there been changes, or am I just not seeing the subscription options?

One can leave public comments, but one doesn't get private contact info. Info on people tends to be quite limited.
07-07-20, 11:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,647
Posted By CliffordK

Setting a tire bead with a mini-pump. ...

Setting a tire bead with a mini-pump.

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07-07-20, 10:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 302
Posted By CliffordK

I have a housemate that got sick in March, right...

I have a housemate that got sick in March, right as COVID was sweeping into the region. I didn't get hit hard, but felt a little "off". Anyway, because I have also had a longterm cough, and will need...
07-07-20, 09:55 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 9,629
Posted By CliffordK

Why do they even have pedals on those bikes? Did...

Why do they even have pedals on those bikes? Did they pedal to the top of the mountain?
07-07-20, 08:54 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,229
Posted By CliffordK

:foo: I'm seeing several online sources with...

:foo:
I'm seeing several online sources with the 10K figure.

Not too suprising.
July 1: 9,300
July 2-4, avg just over 7K
July 5, 3,500 (often see low values around Sunday/Monday), but this is...
07-07-20, 08:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 302
Posted By CliffordK

Before claiming they had the virus last fall,...

Before claiming they had the virus last fall, they need to go in and get the antibody test.

If 3 or 4 people were sick in December, and never got sick again, and have postive antibodies, that...
07-07-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 137
Posted By CliffordK

Likely someone "just had a cold", and the wedding...

Likely someone "just had a cold", and the wedding was too important to put off for a cold. So they just went.

Fortunately, nobody just gets a cold in the summer, so it should weed out some...
07-06-20, 08:08 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,564
Posted By CliffordK

This is from early May (and probably an April...

This is from early May (and probably an April study), so still quite a few more cases, but the infection rate was already falling in NY

New York releases preliminary coronavirus antibody test...
07-06-20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,564
Posted By CliffordK

[/QUOTE] :foo: Back to the 1% rule......

[/QUOTE]
:foo:

Back to the 1% rule... 28,388 dead implies about 2.8 million infected out of about a 47 million population.

And that gives one about 6% of the population has been infected.
...
07-06-20, 07:37 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,229
Posted By CliffordK

It will be a rough few weeks, but if there is an...

It will be a rough few weeks, but if there is an effort to lock down Houston, Dallas, and other areas for a few weeks, then you'll get past it. There may be some momentum in the system to overcome....
07-06-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 640
Posted By CliffordK

The death rate is difficult to pin down. ...

The death rate is difficult to pin down.

Places that have done the most testing seem to get a mortality rate close to 1%. It would be worthwhile to look at the USA mortality in June/July as...
07-06-20, 04:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 640
Posted By CliffordK

In before anyone claims more testing causes more...

In before anyone claims more testing causes more cases. Florida is actually testing less during this increase than they were a month ago.[/QUOTE]
There is likely an element that the cold and flu has...
07-06-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 423
Posted By CliffordK

As far as what to look at for steel Colnago...

As far as what to look at for steel Colnago frames.
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Look for Clovers on the frame. Typically on the top of the main tube lugs, fork crown, seat stay caps, and the bottom bracket.
- Exception...
07-06-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 423
Posted By CliffordK

This means that someone in the loop realized the...

This means that someone in the loop realized the frame was a fake, and stripped it for parts, then sold the frame as-is.

The forkless frame is probably worth $50, or maybe $100 even if it isn't a...
07-06-20, 12:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 640
Posted By CliffordK

I am surprised at how efficiently this virus...

I am surprised at how efficiently this virus seems to be continuing to spread during the summer months. Although, I have wondered if the problems in the southern USA have to do with the use of Air...
07-06-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 9,629
Posted By CliffordK

Look up the studies. Your body uses...

Look up the studies.

Your body uses carbohydrates + oxygen to make energy.

Energy efficiency is independent of pulling up, and to a large extent standing, sitting, or cadence.

The body is...
07-05-20, 09:32 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,564
Posted By CliffordK

One might achieve it if one wished to kill off...

One might achieve it if one wished to kill off half the population.

Most governments look for other options.



I'm not sure. To some extent, every year we reach "herd immunity" for the...
07-05-20, 09:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 328
Posted By CliffordK

There are very few Colnago bikes around from...

There are very few Colnago bikes around from before the late 60's.
07-05-20, 09:05 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,564
Posted By CliffordK

Very high mortality rate. And public health...

Very high mortality rate.

And public health teaches families and contacts about the proper way to care for the ill and dead.
07-05-20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 328
Posted By CliffordK

Upload some photos to your album: @Jsendin's...

Upload some photos to your album:

@Jsendin's Album (https://www.bikeforums.net/g/user/505120)
Replies: 3
Views: 445
Posted By CliffordK

I'd test the waters somewhere around $1200. If...

I'd test the waters somewhere around $1200. If you get a nibble, good. Otherwise, you can adjust.

I've read the bike market is doing reasonably well now.
07-05-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 423
Posted By CliffordK

Your photo makes it look like there is an extra...

Your photo makes it look like there is an extra curve to the top headtube lug. Something just isn't quite right about that. But, it might also indicate a homebuilt frame rather than a factory frame....
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