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01-17-21, 03:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 713
Posted By meb

Keeping the bike inside solves the problem so it...

Keeping the bike inside solves the problem so it is temperature influenced and the diagnosis is spot on.
If kept in a 50 degree garage, the problem is mild.
If outside a couple of hours, the...
12-23-20, 12:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 101,505
Posted By meb

In the old French system, 700 referred to the...

In the old French system, 700 referred to the outside diameter in mm and a/b/c/d referred to the tire width.

The 40mm c-width mapped a 700mm outside diameter with a 622mm bead diameter.
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12-21-20, 11:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 839
Posted By meb

I suspect the dropouts are not 130mm but likely...

I suspect the dropouts are not 130mm but likely 126, possibly 120. You said the barcons suck but didn't say why. Suntour had 3 different spacings in the 6 speed cogs so there is a chance of a...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
12-19-20, 02:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,387
Posted By meb

Don't think bike shops can be counted on these...

Don't think bike shops can be counted on these days.
Taking a rain poncho and bottle can give your a portable outhouse.
12-19-20, 02:30 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,294
Posted By meb

Problem with the Nuvinci is the energy efficiency...

Problem with the Nuvinci is the energy efficiency is down below 90%, while the derailleurs a are averaging in the high nineties and the internal gear hubs not far behind.
All CVT designs have...
12-19-20, 02:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,206
Posted By meb

Mixing a downtube left with a handlebar shifter...

Mixing a downtube left with a handlebar shifter works fine.
I had a Simplex rear derailleur fail on an early 70s 2x5 Italian bike that had downtube shifters. I found an original index shifting 5...
12-18-20, 11:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 713
Posted By meb

There was a drop in temperature-into the 40s. ...

There was a drop in temperature-into the 40s. This mountain bike had also been idle about a month due a broken chain, but when the electric bike developed an electrical problem with the left battery...
Forum: Recumbent
12-18-20, 12:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,001
Posted By meb

The mid drive axle difference might have less to...

The mid drive axle difference might have less to do with the material and more the vintage.. Mark had an older 35 speed Pursuit and the later ones I believe had 49 speeds.
12-17-20, 11:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 713
Posted By meb

Presumed dying freehub pawls?

8 speed Acera group

I am intermittently experiencing situations wherein I get a neutral.

It seems most often to happen after coasting and next most often upon starts from a stop.

I donít...
12-17-20, 11:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,971
Posted By meb

The automotive Slime is better at punctures than...

The automotive Slime is better at punctures than the bicycle Slime-if that is your question. The automotive Slime is designed with larger pieces of solid for blocking bigger holes.



But I think...
11-13-19, 10:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 751
Posted By meb

The ground wire inside the metal charging port...

The ground wire inside the metal charging port connector came loose and I suspect the wire may have shorted blowing a fuse inside the charger.

There are zero volts between the red and black...
11-11-19, 09:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 751
Posted By meb

Giant Lafree twist dx charger blinking

The charger was working one night ago.
Tonight the led is blinking. About a period of 2 sec, 1 sec on 1 sec off.
The charger dos not appear to be bringing the battery up after about 2 hours on...
08-22-10, 11:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,669
Posted By meb

That link says all there BB drives so that would...

That link says all there BB drives so that would also include the Mountain and High Speed Drive.
08-22-10, 11:07 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,639
Posted By meb

I thought the US Attorney in the Bonds case was...

I thought the US Attorney in the Bonds case was based out of San Francisco.
The cycling subpeonas seems to be coming out of Los Angeles.
That's 2 different US Attorney's office should be...
08-22-10, 10:49 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,639
Posted By meb

Floyd had a Mennonite background, not Amish.

Floyd had a Mennonite background, not Amish.
08-22-10, 10:45 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,639
Posted By meb

Clemens had a foundation (reports his PEDs may...

Clemens had a foundation (reports his PEDs may have been paid for by his foundation). Any idea of the relative size of Clemens charitible foundations vs. Armstrongs?
08-22-10, 10:40 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,639
Posted By meb

Novitsky allready has- There were plural Mets...

Novitsky allready has- There were plural Mets players under subpoena in the Dr. Galea indictment.

Mets Jose Reyes, Carlos Beltran have already been questioned in that case. Arod and Tiger Woods...
08-21-10, 02:47 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 22,485
Posted By meb

Keep in mind though when calculating the statute...

Keep in mind though when calculating the statute of limitations that Lance spent a lot of time outside the US-the statute of limitations is tolled while outside of the jurisdiction.
08-14-10, 02:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,637
Posted By meb

The ASC and many other Sturmey 3 speeds (although...

The ASC and many other Sturmey 3 speeds (although not all, but the AB & AW did) used to have an undocument "neutral" you stumbled in between two of the gears-I believe it was between 1 and 2. If you...
08-14-10, 01:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,669
Posted By meb

Is the preclusion on all Schlumpf bike hubs or...

Is the preclusion on all Schlumpf bike hubs or just certain models?

Since the epicyclic gear on the MD is low vs high for the Speed Drive and High Speed Drive, any torque driven by the rear...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-14-10, 01:47 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 24,706
Posted By meb

That link is for the steel B2C. AEBike has the...

That link is for the steel B2C. AEBike has the aluminum S2C for $55: http://aebike.com/product/sturmey-archer-s2c-kick-shift-hub-kit-36h-116mm-silver-with-coaster-brake-sku-hu2218-qc30.htm
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-12-10, 01:50 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 24,706
Posted By meb

Is anybody building bikes with the S2C on it yet?

Is anybody building bikes with the S2C on it yet?
08-12-10, 12:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,669
Posted By meb

The Schlumpf Mountain drive would give broader...

The Schlumpf Mountain drive would give broader dynamic range than the Speed Drive.
It might give you too much torque throught he hub, though there were faqs out there from SRAM on how to mate the S7...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-11-10, 11:07 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 24,706
Posted By meb

Further, the lack of cables ease removal,...

Further, the lack of cables ease removal, installation and substitution.
In the winter, cables often ice up- the kick back/coaster approach has a big advantage in winter cycling.
08-11-10, 10:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,300
Posted By meb

Any idea why the less expensive steel version...

Any idea why the less expensive steel version would weigh less than the aluminum version?
Is there something extra in the aluminum version that makes it weight more?
08-11-10, 01:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,300
Posted By meb

S2C vs. B2C Sturmey Kickback 2 speeds

Any difference besides the weight and price of the steel vs. Aluminum?
How are these in durability relative the Sachs & Bendix kickbacks?
Are there 3/32 cogs available for these hubs (I see the S3X...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-11-10, 12:54 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 24,706
Posted By meb

I noticed there are S3X 13T cogs for 3/32 chain. ...

I noticed there are S3X 13T cogs for 3/32 chain. Will the S3X cogs work ok (assuming the ratio works) on the three kickback 2 speeds Sturmey has?
Are there any 3/32 chain compatible cogs for the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-11-10, 12:42 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 24,706
Posted By meb

I discovered the S2C and B2C when looking for an...

I discovered the S2C and B2C when looking for an S3X at Harris.
Any opinions on quality of the Sturmey S2C&B relative the Sachs and Bendix kickbacks?

Any difference between the S2C & B2c other...
08-10-10, 01:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,780
Posted By meb

I have bought 30 mm & 0 mm bmx quills so they are...

I have bought 30 mm & 0 mm bmx quills so they are out there. Also I have a folder with a 0 mm threadless. Many recumbent riser threadless stems are 0 mm or other short reaches.

Also consider...
07-26-10, 11:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,113
Posted By meb

There was an interesting interview with Kenny Van...

There was an interesting interview with Kenny Van Hummel-he is more famous for being the lantern rouge for about 10 days in 2009 than for winning 5 races in 2009. OF course becoming the first rider...
07-26-10, 10:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,113
Posted By meb

I've ordered a fabric lantern stamper so I can...

I've ordered a fabric lantern stamper so I can stamp my white shirt with red lanterne dots.:roflmao2::lol::innocent:
07-22-10, 09:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 11,492
Posted By meb

By pulling up on the handlebars at the same time...

By pulling up on the handlebars at the same time you are pushing down on the pedal, you are using arm muscles to oppose the pedal stroke about the roll axis. By using the arm muscles to pull/push...
07-21-10, 10:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,379
Posted By meb

I believe it was 05, though maybe it was 06.

I believe it was 05, though maybe it was 06.
07-21-10, 10:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,093
Posted By meb

Freire 2 years ago. Vino in '05.

Freire 2 years ago.
Vino in '05.
05-25-10, 12:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 899
Posted By meb

I pity you having in years past see on that 60...

I pity you having in years past see on that 60 inch screen Bobky in his birthday suit on the trainer or in drag, or Smiling Bob on those Enzyte commercials or Extenze.
05-25-10, 12:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,264
Posted By meb

That mean there going to bring their podium girls...

That mean there going to bring their podium girls to the US when the openning stages are in DC 2012?

Would have thought after the Superbowl and Saturday Night Live we might be able start our...
05-25-10, 12:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 733
Posted By meb

What kind of average speeds are you making in the...

What kind of average speeds are you making in the mountains when riding the updrafts?
05-15-10, 02:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,166
Posted By meb

They going to drop the Giro during Cal or just...

They going to drop the Giro during Cal or just cut back to a single Giro broadcast per day?
Forum: Touring
05-15-10, 01:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 829
Posted By meb

How do grass filled tires ride? Does the grass...

How do grass filled tires ride?
Does the grass become to crushed after a while needing replacement?
05-15-10, 01:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,865
Posted By meb

I gotta believe having a wheel specially built...

I gotta believe having a wheel specially built and hub modified that expands the dropout spacing of a Nexus 3 from 120mm to 130mm is going be comparable in price to a Nexus-7 that is already 130mm or...
05-14-10, 12:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,538
Posted By meb

If the washer approach is employed, would lock...

If the washer approach is employed, would lock washers work better than flat washers? Any idea what the i.d. of the washer should be to go around those screw?
05-14-10, 12:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,865
Posted By meb

The Nexus 7/8 speeds are about 130 mm spacing, so...

The Nexus 7/8 speeds are about 130 mm spacing, so one of their axles would be long enough for 130mm, but it seems an awful lot of work to expand out there. Are you swapping it out with an 8 speed ...
05-13-10, 11:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,438
Posted By meb

If reliability on rough streets is the issue, why...

If reliability on rough streets is the issue, why not go with a high spoke count and deep V-rim? Perhaps a tandem wheelset?

As retrogrouch points out, the spoke count is part of the wheel...
05-13-10, 02:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,634
Posted By meb

The 8 speed chain will be less expensive than the...

The 8 speed chain will be less expensive than the 10 speed-don't throw good money away.
The narrower 10 speed chain won't work as well on the wider teeth sprockets of the 8 speed cassette. ...
05-13-10, 02:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,569
Posted By meb

Since my 78 Super Grand has 26 tpi, does that...

Since my 78 Super Grand has 26 tpi, does that mean it was imported rather than built by Raleigh USA?
05-13-10, 02:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 490
Posted By meb

Here's pics from Sheldon's site on Octalink 1,...

Here's pics from Sheldon's site on Octalink 1, Octalink 2 & ISIS.
http://www.sheldonbrown.com/gloss_u-v.html#v1
Octa is derived from 8, so count the splines if it is 8 it's Octalink unless this...
05-13-10, 01:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,538
Posted By meb

That might be doable. My cables go underneath...

That might be doable. My cables go underneath the shell but I think one could reroute cables with a little effort and get that to work.
05-13-10, 01:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,538
Posted By meb

It's a triple ring 2 speed internal gear BB. Was...

It's a triple ring 2 speed internal gear BB. Was planning on keeping the triple FDer unitl I discovered these things will accept a ringed crank outboard the triple (just put a single or double crank...
05-13-10, 01:42 AM
05-12-10, 12:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,538
Posted By meb

Alternative BB cable guide mounting techniques vs. the traditional screw/rivet

I was wanting to replace a destroyed bottom bracket with an internal gear bottom bracket in my Bridgestone MB-4 mountain bike. The internal gear bottom bracket takes up the entire diameter of the...
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