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Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-21, 12:27 PM
Replies: 8,760
Views: 130,361
Posted By Jack Tone

:lol: Fellow Cannondale owner knows the slang.

:lol: Fellow Cannondale owner knows the slang.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-21, 12:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 201
Posted By Jack Tone

If your cable goes through a plastic guide under...

If your cable goes through a plastic guide under the bottom bracket, make sure it's clean and put a drop of lube on it.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 8,760
Views: 130,361
Posted By Jack Tone

[QUOTE=WhyFi;21953200]I wonder how many cassettes...

[QUOTE=WhyFi;21953200]I wonder how many cassettes I'd need to buy to make that happen... I guess that I could take a look at the Shimano docs and see how many iterations of the 17t and 19t there...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 8,760
Views: 130,361
Posted By Jack Tone

But you already have a spare bottom bracket.

But you already have a spare bottom bracket.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-21, 06:31 PM
Replies: 8,760
Views: 130,361
Posted By Jack Tone

I got my first shot about a week ago with no...

I got my first shot about a week ago with no after effects whatsoever. My daughter who kind of works in the anti covid industry says that almost surely I already had it. I thought I had it a year...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 8,760
Views: 130,361
Posted By Jack Tone

When I got the Dave Mason album, I thought that...

When I got the Dave Mason album, I thought that was the coolest thing:

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1259x1209/dave_maon_vinyl_03f695be342848800173ae94b4808bed7c226e5e.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,281
Posted By Jack Tone

N + 1 for me, too. I haven't figured out how to...

N + 1 for me, too. I haven't figured out how to sell stuff, so since the last 50 years or so I now have about 12 backup bikes.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-21, 12:24 PM
Replies: 8,760
Views: 130,361
Posted By Jack Tone

In high school metal shop, I built a minibike...

In high school metal shop, I built a minibike frame, bought the wheels, then bought an 80cc Suzuki motorcycle engine to put in it. It's probably a good thing I sold it before completing the project....
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-21, 11:57 AM
Replies: 8,760
Views: 130,361
Posted By Jack Tone

[QUOTE=Velo Vol;21942715]Raise your hands if...

[QUOTE=Velo Vol;21942715]Raise your hands if you've done a bicycle activity wearing a suit.

Ran the Bay to Breakers in a suit, Does that count?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-21, 11:56 AM
Replies: 8,760
Views: 130,361
Posted By Jack Tone

Double Dayum!!

Double Dayum!!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-21, 10:45 AM
Replies: 8,760
Views: 130,361
Posted By Jack Tone

I never owned a fast car. I did get a ride in a ...

I never owned a fast car. I did get a ride in a friends Firebird 400. Fun getting your back pushed into the seat. Here's some cars that I've owned (not mine, just pics)
...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-21, 02:40 PM
Replies: 8,760
Views: 130,361
Posted By Jack Tone

For you guys with tubeless tires, this looks like...

For you guys with tubeless tires, this looks like a cool tool:

https://www.jensonusa.com/Lezyne-Tubeless-Co2-Blaster
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-21, 11:56 AM
Replies: 8,760
Views: 130,361
Posted By Jack Tone

You can find the room! I'm using my "office", our...

You can find the room! I'm using my "office", our bedroom, and my daughter's room. There's always more room. :thumb: (hmmm, I don't have an SG)
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 8,760
Views: 130,361
Posted By Jack Tone

That's how I think. Now I've got wall hangers in...

That's how I think. Now I've got wall hangers in three rooms.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-21, 11:38 AM
Replies: 8,760
Views: 130,361
Posted By Jack Tone

Unscrew the rear derailleur barrel adjuster one...

Unscrew the rear derailleur barrel adjuster one or two clicks and try it. (put more tension on the cable)
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-21, 12:20 PM
Replies: 8,760
Views: 130,361
Posted By Jack Tone

One more tip. Don't rebuild ball bearing hubs or...

One more tip. Don't rebuild ball bearing hubs or head sets over cement or other hard floor.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-21, 03:17 PM
Replies: 8,760
Views: 130,361
Posted By Jack Tone

I weighed 220. Ran 140 usually.

I weighed 220. Ran 140 usually.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-21, 03:03 PM
Replies: 8,760
Views: 130,361
Posted By Jack Tone

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/828x1104/cannondale_b1a310bce69a2d3a5eb0fff5f71b310e1534e48c.jpg
Not mine but pretty darn close. When I started racing, 'big" tires were 23mm....
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-21, 12:59 PM
Replies: 8,760
Views: 130,361
Posted By Jack Tone

Oh yeah. Only comparing to my original...

Oh yeah. Only comparing to my original Cannondale!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 8,760
Views: 130,361
Posted By Jack Tone

Crazy? I don't think so. I bought a 3.0...

Crazy? I don't think so. I bought a 3.0 cantilever frame with their first aluminum fork many years ago and built it up. Compared to my first (1.0 ?) Cannondale, pretty comfortable ride. For an early...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,351
Posted By Jack Tone

That's what I always do. Effortless. Also, you...

That's what I always do. Effortless. Also, you might try the look cleats with teflon inserts. Makes it even easier:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-21, 12:14 PM
Replies: 8,760
Views: 130,361
Posted By Jack Tone

A year ago, mid Feb., after starting to...

A year ago, mid Feb., after starting to quarantine, had a fever that made me sleep in a down jacket, I was so cold. Was sick for several days. After that, the only symptoms I had was incredible...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-21, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8,760
Views: 130,361
Posted By Jack Tone

Hang in there. I've gone through similar stuff....

Hang in there. I've gone through similar stuff. Heart surgery, afib, ablations, blood thinner, pacemaker, lung diseases. I've got a garage full of racing bikes. I'm a lot slower, but it's still fun...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 8,760
Views: 130,361
Posted By Jack Tone

Love those saddles. Bought a bunch of them from...

Love those saddles. Bought a bunch of them from different Amazon sellers. But, I found that they all aren't the same. One had a lot bigger cutout that turned out to be really uncomfortable for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-21, 04:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 660
Posted By Jack Tone

You might be able to, but you would probably have...

You might be able to, but you would probably have WAY more stopping power. Could be good or bad.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-21, 04:39 PM
Replies: 8,760
Views: 130,361
Posted By Jack Tone

Are thru axles way better? ...

Are thru axles way better?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KMdsSuXGniU
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-21, 01:15 PM
Replies: 8,760
Views: 130,361
Posted By Jack Tone

Does it have a paper air filter? Have you tried...

Does it have a paper air filter? Have you tried with the filter off? I have a lawnmower that would run for a bit, stop and not restart. Turns out the filter got wet in the rain and clogged.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 8,760
Views: 130,361
Posted By Jack Tone

Also, Datlas, about your snow blower. One other...

Also, Datlas, about your snow blower. One other thing to check. If you've got a vented gas cap, make sure it's clear. You can unscrew it just a bit to see if it makes a difference.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-21, 12:48 PM
Replies: 8,760
Views: 130,361
Posted By Jack Tone

Looks way better, but I'd put some kind of clear...

Looks way better, but I'd put some kind of clear protective tape on the bottom of the head tube. "Ask me how I know".
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 934
Posted By Jack Tone

Shimano Wireless

Not an exciting video, unless you're waiting to upgrade:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UiblUyGPkjA
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 8,760
Views: 130,361
Posted By Jack Tone

i've been next to a lightning strike. I raced...

i've been next to a lightning strike. I raced motocross on two strokes before mufflers were required. The loudest noise i've been subjected to was as InSync concert with my daughter. (not the band,...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-21, 10:19 AM
Replies: 8,760
Views: 130,361
Posted By Jack Tone

I knew Carlo. "What a pleasure!". I loved his...

I knew Carlo. "What a pleasure!". I loved his beautiful Medici. I don't remember Luca,
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-21, 12:30 PM
Replies: 8,760
Views: 130,361
Posted By Jack Tone

How funny. I rode with PenVelo in the late 80's,...

How funny. I rode with PenVelo in the late 80's, early 90's. Those were some of the best rides ever!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 216,159
Posted By Jack Tone

I just got this email from Planet Cyclery for a...

I just got this email from Planet Cyclery for a Garmin 520 if you're interested:

Garmin Edge 520 Plus: Black (planetcyclery.com)...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-11-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,718
Posted By Jack Tone

Bicycling was great when Geoff Drake was an...

Bicycling was great when Geoff Drake was an editor. It was actually about bicycles and not how to get sexy legs.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-10-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,718
Posted By Jack Tone

I vote for Cycling Plus. It's expensive, from UK,...

I vote for Cycling Plus. It's expensive, from UK, but the photos alone are worth it. Always inspiring. Lots of good training and health info. Plus the tests seems to be very honest.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 216,159
Posted By Jack Tone

Fishing line looped over the top and tied inside?...

Fishing line looped over the top and tied inside?

edit: I mis-read. Thought you wanted it on the garage door.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,542
Posted By Jack Tone

Actually that's probably more aero: ...

Actually that's probably more aero:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 216,159
Posted By Jack Tone

So sorry. Hope he's ok. Giving meds to a cat is a...

So sorry. Hope he's ok. Giving meds to a cat is a Big job.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 216,159
Posted By Jack Tone

Sorry to hear that. I've got a male cat with the...

Sorry to hear that. I've got a male cat with the same problem. Special, stupid expensive food, wet and dry, for urinary and diet control. Also, he gets at least 5mg of Fluoxetine to "destress" him...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 216,159
Posted By Jack Tone

Proud to say i saw Hendrix in Berkeley. Also,...

Proud to say i saw Hendrix in Berkeley. Also, about tandems, smaller person in back so they can draft. And about having the heavier person in front. I wonder. Does your bike handle better when your...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-20, 12:30 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 216,159
Posted By Jack Tone

I can't figure out how to paste the results. I...

I can't figure out how to paste the results. I got three cities within 100 miles of where I live in central Calif. My parents and grandparents are all from Missouri, and I still say "warsh" to clean...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-20, 10:18 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 216,159
Posted By Jack Tone

Yes! That's his favorite snack. I put it under...

Yes! That's his favorite snack. I put it under and around the trigger. He HAS to get his head in there to get it!!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 216,159
Posted By Jack Tone

We have a rat in the attic. I've got three traps...

We have a rat in the attic. I've got three traps set up, and he just makes fun of me by eating the bait and not setting them off. There's even one Hard plastic trap that he's chewed the edges that...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-20, 06:34 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 216,159
Posted By Jack Tone

My old stomping ground. Really miss it. Here's a...

My old stomping ground. Really miss it. Here's a ride I like to do on Fulgaz:

The Rides | FulGaz (http://fulgaz.com/fulgaz-rides/?fg_ride=78e4c7e710426a1cf0934d0c)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 129,370
Posted By Jack Tone

My first "real" bicycle was French. It was...

My first "real" bicycle was French. It was actually really nice. Wish I'd kept it. An old Peugeot like this:

...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 129,370
Posted By Jack Tone

No offense to VW lovers... I bought a VW Rabbit...

No offense to VW lovers... I bought a VW Rabbit years ago for my wife. A headlight burned out. I have pulled, rebuilt and replaced several auto engines and many motorcycle engines. I'm not a complete...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 11,806
Posted By Jack Tone

I have at least 14 bikes now, maybe more. I had...

I have at least 14 bikes now, maybe more. I had some others as a kid. I never had a worst bike. Every bike I ride, I get home with a smile, and think, why did I ever get another?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,957
Posted By Jack Tone

Obviously.

Obviously.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 129,370
Posted By Jack Tone

Haven't left the house since mid February. Gone...

Haven't left the house since mid February. Gone to doctor, drive thru pharmacy and mowed lawns. Covid is terrible in Merced, Ca. and now the smoke. Gained at least 10 pounds and lost all fitness. One...
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