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Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 13,424
Views: 245,776
Posted By seedsbelize

I rode my best bike today. What a difference....

I rode my best bike today. What a difference. Like riding on clouds. Then I was in the hammock most of the rest of the day. Will take tomorrow off to get some actual work done. I'll be putting in a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 13,424
Views: 245,776
Posted By seedsbelize

At the Rainbow Gathering in Roseburg, Oregon, in...

At the Rainbow Gathering in Roseburg, Oregon, in 1978, it rained continually, day and night, for five days. We had only a tube tent. It may have rained longer, but we weren't around to witness it.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 08:04 PM
Replies: 13,424
Views: 245,776
Posted By seedsbelize

Listening to 'The Rise of Superman'

Listening to 'The Rise of Superman'
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 13,424
Views: 245,776
Posted By seedsbelize

I felt like that in the beginning of my...

I felt like that in the beginning of my recuperaton, but by the end of those two months, it was like white on rice.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 13,424
Views: 245,776
Posted By seedsbelize

Roubaix, France

Roubaix, France
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 13,424
Views: 245,776
Posted By seedsbelize

A Scot.

A Scot.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 13,424
Views: 245,776
Posted By seedsbelize

I rode 20 flat miles yesterday, my fourth ride in...

I rode 20 flat miles yesterday, my fourth ride in 3-4 months, and my whole body was sore after.
07-13-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 2,311
Views: 435,203
Posted By seedsbelize

My '80 414 has a SR crank on it. The total width...

My '80 414 has a SR crank on it. The total width is 141, measured in situ. I have a Silstar crank hanging on the board. The Silstar is roughly 7mm narrower than the SR. Both cranks are doubles....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 13,424
Views: 245,776
Posted By seedsbelize

You're probably not using Pedro's levers. And a...

You're probably not using Pedro's levers. And a bead jack.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 13,424
Views: 245,776
Posted By seedsbelize

I use them so infrequently that I worry about dry...

I use them so infrequently that I worry about dry rot in the one I carry in my seat bag
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 13,424
Views: 245,776
Posted By seedsbelize

Contis are difficult to mount the first time, in...

Contis are difficult to mount the first time, in my experience. Everything is difficult to mount on a Mavic MA 40.
Who has six new tubes around at any given time?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 13,424
Views: 245,776
Posted By seedsbelize

A cup or coffee followed by a bike ride. It's...

A cup or coffee followed by a bike ride. It's been four months. Guess what the plan is for tomorrow.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-20, 07:25 AM
Replies: 13,424
Views: 245,776
Posted By seedsbelize

Second morning in a row with drip...

Second morning in a row with drip coffee.:twitchy::eek:. Yeah, I know. It can be habit forming. I'm telling myself I can find a dose that I can live with, or without. Thing is, I am SO much more...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-20, 07:06 AM
Replies: 13,424
Views: 245,776
Posted By seedsbelize

In my farming days I had an International one ton...

In my farming days I had an International one ton flatbed. A '62 model. A beast
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-20, 06:59 AM
Replies: 13,424
Views: 245,776
Posted By seedsbelize

Best as in most fun to drive

Best as in most fun to drive
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-20, 08:58 PM
Replies: 13,424
Views: 245,776
Posted By seedsbelize

I had one back in the 70s. Best vehicle I've ever...

I had one back in the 70s. Best vehicle I've ever owned. Mine was orange with diamond tuck interior. Kick down 3 speed transmission was the schizz
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-20, 08:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 561
Posted By seedsbelize

I'm in the same boat as the OP. Going out...

I'm in the same boat as the OP. Going out tomorrow for my third ride in three weeks. I will likely stay off the road I usually ride, and go with a smaller, chipseal one instead. It's an odd thing, to...
07-10-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 289
Posted By seedsbelize

Thanks all. I just haven't been in the field long...

Thanks all. I just haven't been in the field long enough to be familiar with hookless rims. I jettisoned it shortly after the initial post, and replaced it with a 622 wheel I had around. Whatever got...
07-10-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 289
Posted By seedsbelize

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/15943917778064611384392396813414_85196c7307d94f68d5d6689ec9380b514a687f40.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 13,424
Views: 245,776
Posted By seedsbelize

I have lost my mojo for riding. It happens...

I have lost my mojo for riding. It happens occasionally.
Part of it is I like to party out my mornings and, this time of year, that spells doom for cycling. Unless I go in the evening. I'm working...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 13,424
Views: 245,776
Posted By seedsbelize

Sounds difficult

Sounds difficult
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 08:01 AM
Replies: 13,424
Views: 245,776
Posted By seedsbelize

Those heritage varieties are the best there is....

Those heritage varieties are the best there is. At the time they were sweet. Then the monsantos got ahold of them.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 13,424
Views: 245,776
Posted By seedsbelize

Our sweet corn comes from Costco these days....

Our sweet corn comes from Costco these days. Better than nothing. The local corn is quite good too; just not sweet.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 13,424
Views: 245,776
Posted By seedsbelize

I like your gardening style

I like your gardening style
07-09-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 386
Posted By seedsbelize

As luck would have it, I needed one of those...

As luck would have it, I needed one of those today. An old Shimano 600 single pivot caliper. I replaced it with a centerpull, which was more appropriate for the situation. That centerpull made me...
07-09-20, 12:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 383
Posted By seedsbelize

KMart was Kesge. Who knew?

KMart was Kesge. Who knew?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 13,424
Views: 245,776
Posted By seedsbelize

“That off-putting smell—sometimes described as...

“That off-putting smell—sometimes described as rotten garbage or tequila-like—is the natural byproduct of ethanol being made from corn, sugar cane, beets, and other organic sources,” explained...
07-09-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 289
Posted By seedsbelize

Tubular? rim

I'm putting together a bike for a friend. I have a 27" front wheel here, with deep, straight sides. As I was cleaning up what appeared to be glue, I began to wonder. Could it be a tubular rim....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 06:36 AM
Replies: 13,424
Views: 245,776
Posted By seedsbelize

And it could just be the rear triangle flexing...

And it could just be the rear triangle flexing under the power of your massive guads
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 13,424
Views: 245,776
Posted By seedsbelize

When I have that kind of trouble, it is always on...

When I have that kind of trouble, it is always on the left side.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 08:09 PM
Replies: 13,424
Views: 245,776
Posted By seedsbelize

As regards your back wheel issue, it is unlikely,...

As regards your back wheel issue, it is unlikely, but possible that the end of the axle sticks out too far, thus reducing the effectiveness of the qr.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 13,424
Views: 245,776
Posted By seedsbelize

Well then I vote for the qr. Try a different one.

Well then I vote for the qr. Try a different one.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 13,424
Views: 245,776
Posted By seedsbelize

Couldn't have said it better myself

Couldn't have said it better myself
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 13,424
Views: 245,776
Posted By seedsbelize

Can you feel the axle being loose? Maybe an...

Can you feel the axle being loose? Maybe an overhaul. But again, I don't know what that means with modern wheels. Do they still use cup and cone axles?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 13,424
Views: 245,776
Posted By seedsbelize

I have been in wheel mode for the past two weeks....

I have been in wheel mode for the past two weeks. Building, and overhauling. This morning I had to cannibalize an orphan axle for a cone. Once this bike goes out the door, probably tomorrow, I will...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 13,424
Views: 245,776
Posted By seedsbelize

I rode a bike today Uptown, for a bike tire. I...

I rode a bike today
Uptown, for a bike tire. I had a spring in my step upon returning
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 13,424
Views: 245,776
Posted By seedsbelize

I had thought I had calmed down some in my old...

I had thought I had calmed down some in my old age. But it's clear that I've become re-radicalized. I will attempt to keep it to myself. Here, guns are for the law and the cartels.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 13,424
Views: 245,776
Posted By seedsbelize

We should all be carrying.

We should all be carrying.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,384
Posted By seedsbelize

I wear mine while cycling. Required at all times...

I wear mine while cycling. Required at all times when away from home. I find the light weight paper ones to be the most comfortable. As we speak I have three men digging a trench, all wearing masks.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 06:52 AM
Replies: 13,424
Views: 245,776
Posted By seedsbelize

Kawasaki. Put something exciting between your...

Kawasaki. Put something exciting between your legs.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 06:50 AM
Replies: 13,424
Views: 245,776
Posted By seedsbelize

Wow! Fun times

Wow! Fun times
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 06:41 AM
Replies: 13,424
Views: 245,776
Posted By seedsbelize

We didn't know what AC was. #Gomers...

We didn't know what AC was.
#Gomers (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=Gomers)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 08:35 PM
Replies: 13,424
Views: 245,776
Posted By seedsbelize

Did they have to kneel and make sure their skirt...

Did they have to kneel and make sure their skirt touched the floor?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 13,424
Views: 245,776
Posted By seedsbelize

I use one of those ultra lightweight headsweats...

I use one of those ultra lightweight headsweats type things. Air conditioning for the head. Perhaps there is someone out there who seeats more heavily than me. Who knew?
07-07-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 1,651
Views: 149,929
Posted By seedsbelize

No worries. There is always Yellow Jersey to fall...

No worries. There is always Yellow Jersey to fall back on. The direction I was heading before you stepped in. This way I could do a real comparison.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 13,424
Views: 245,776
Posted By seedsbelize

I ride in high humidity almost every time I ride,...

I ride in high humidity almost every time I ride, and have never come home wet. I get wet after I stop, but not while moving. And I sweat heavily.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 13,424
Views: 245,776
Posted By seedsbelize

August 13.

August 13.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 13,424
Views: 245,776
Posted By seedsbelize

My tubular tire order got cancelled by...

My tubular tire order got cancelled by ProBikeKit, due to discontinuation. So I'm shopping around, and see prices in the 1400 range. I'm thinking, oh, they are giving me prices in pesos. But no. Upon...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 13,424
Views: 245,776
Posted By seedsbelize

I prefer yellow lenses in all situations. I...

I prefer yellow lenses in all situations. I originally got them for riding at night on back roads with no ambient light. I was blinded by the oncoming traffic, so I got the yellow photo- chromatic...
07-07-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 1,651
Views: 149,929
Posted By seedsbelize

I ordered three tires from ProBikeKit ahile ago....

I ordered three tires from ProBikeKit ahile ago. They sent one and back ordered the othr two. Now they tell me they can't get those other two. Challenge
Elite Pro.
So I'm looking for low priced...
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