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07-03-20, 05:51 PM
Replies: 182
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Posted By RubeRad

Hmm, Mortality rates that high don't sound...

Hmm,

Mortality rates that high don't sound like 'young'. See my Fatality Rates in CA (https://www.bikeforums.net/coronavirus-covid-19/1203782-fatality-rates-ca.html) thread, fatality rates don't...
07-03-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 819
Posted By RubeRad

20mi today, and things look good -- for now. I...

20mi today, and things look good -- for now. I didn't even mind having no left extender. I might even try takin goff the ight one, or looking for shorter than 20mm
07-03-20, 01:33 PM
Replies: 1,403
Views: 165,387
Posted By RubeRad

Whoa, Dura-Ace, they would make my bike go...

Whoa, Dura-Ace, they would make my bike go faster, just like my Dura-Ace 9-speed inline shift cable gear indicator!
07-02-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 819
Posted By RubeRad

OK, it's all put back together. Spindle splines,...

OK, it's all put back together. Spindle splines, crank splines, crank bolt holes, and bolts all cleaned with alcohol, dried, loctited, put back together. Left-crank pedal extender removed (my left...
07-02-20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 819
Posted By RubeRad

My FSA was Afterburner/MegaEXO and the...

My FSA was Afterburner/MegaEXO and the crank-securing system was branded 'NBD'. FSA customer support was very supportive and sent me a replacement crankset, which I installed with a torque wrench,...
Forum: Foo
07-02-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 10,737
Views: 2,232,643
Posted By RubeRad

That reminds me, I've heard of a schuylkill river...

That reminds me, I've heard of a schuylkill river somewhere <google> ah, it's in Philly. And murderkill is in Delaware.
07-02-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 819
Posted By RubeRad

Interesting, I probably had the same or...

Interesting, I probably had the same or equivalent FSA crank on my motobecane.

Why would the added pressure trash the BB? In my recollection it's just a question of how hard the crank is attached...
07-01-20, 11:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 819
Posted By RubeRad

More quick reponses from the seller. He says...

More quick reponses from the seller. He says that's not really a crank bolt, it's more of just a dust cap. So I'm back to the pinch bolts should be able to hold it on
07-01-20, 09:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 819
Posted By RubeRad

The only M19 crank bolts eBay has are Titanium,...

The only M19 crank bolts eBay has are Titanium, $20 from China.

An Amazon review (https://www.amazon.com/ask/questions/asin/B01LWXUV7I/2) mentions success with this electrical component...
07-01-20, 09:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 819
Posted By RubeRad

eBay seller responded already, it's M19, which...

eBay seller responded already, it's M19, which seems way rarer than M20.
07-01-20, 08:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 819
Posted By RubeRad

Maybe a 'standard' M20 crankbolt might work...

Maybe a 'standard' M20 crankbolt might work...
07-01-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 819
Posted By RubeRad

UPDATE! I went in there to clean off the...

UPDATE!

I went in there to clean off the pinch bolts and put them back in with loctite (blue), and I (re)discovered what I didn't remember, which is that in addition to the pinch bolts, there used...
Forum: Foo
07-01-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,013
Posted By RubeRad

Never seen that on SoCal shelves. I assume it's...

Never seen that on SoCal shelves. I assume it's made primarly from Poblano chiles?
07-01-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 819
Posted By RubeRad

I definitely don't stretch enough. I had always...

I definitely don't stretch enough. I had always thought my duck feet were genetic/structural/inevitable, but since I read that it can be the consequence of long-term bad biomechanics, I am quite open...
07-01-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 819
Posted By RubeRad

Yeah, that suggestion never did much for me....

Yeah, that suggestion never did much for me. Being fat and living among hills, I've never had a bottom gear that was low enough for spinning.

Also on downhills, I'm always standing, letting the...
06-30-20, 06:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 819
Posted By RubeRad

knees are ok so far, but IT band issues got me...

knees are ok so far, but IT band issues got me onto extenders which solved my problem.

This is the new crankset. I don't want to be buying new cranksets every 6 months
06-30-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 819
Posted By RubeRad

They got loose, and eventually fell off. After...

They got loose, and eventually fell off. After repeated reattachment, they got loose and fell off at shorter intervals


I don't think it's CW/CCW, I suspect at the bottom of the stroke the crank...
06-30-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 819
Posted By RubeRad

So do you think the leverage would have...

So do you think the leverage would have irreperably deformed the spindle? Or if I took the extenders off could I go back to my Mr Whirly crank?
06-30-20, 03:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 819
Posted By RubeRad

QFT Thanks, I will look some up, but I'm...

QFT


Thanks, I will look some up, but I'm not optimistic about my ability to be persistent. I guess the first step is admitting I have a problem (and that duck feet are not necessarily...
06-30-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 819
Posted By RubeRad

Not a square taper in this case (I'm talking...

Not a square taper in this case (I'm talking about typical MTB cranks with spindle permanently fixed to right crank, left crank bolted onto the splined spindle) but thx
06-29-20, 09:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 819
Posted By RubeRad

That Supple Leopard (the correct spelling of that...

That Supple Leopard (the correct spelling of that word just doesn't seem right!) book asserts that for proper standing posture, your feet should be rotated inwards more than is natural for your body,...
06-29-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 819
Posted By RubeRad

12-14 is not much, right? I recall on the FSA...

12-14 is not much, right? I recall on the FSA crank, which didn't use sideways pinch-bolts, but a single bolt inline with the spindle, that was like 40 or 50 Nm, which I did with a borrowed torque...
06-29-20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 819
Posted By RubeRad

Because the left arm is a separate piece attached...

Because the left arm is a separate piece attached to the spindle with bolts. The right arm/chainrings are all one piece with the spindle. Or welded maybe.



That's exactly it. When I stand with...
06-29-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 19,117
Views: 3,111,646
Posted By RubeRad

Linky...

Linky (https://washingtondc.craigslist.org/search/sss?query=fat%20tire%20beer&sort=rel)

Dang, I would love to swap some fat tire or homebrew for that truing stand and some chatting. If only I...
06-29-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,649
Posted By RubeRad

OK well I'll have to wait and see whether a new...

OK well I'll have to wait and see whether a new user named kkbeforelight shows up.
06-29-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 819
Posted By RubeRad

Note also in a previous thread (about the Mr...

Note also in a previous thread (about the Mr Whirly) I was advised loctite on the splines would not do what I hoped
06-29-20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 819
Posted By RubeRad

Are you talking about threadlocker on the splines...

Are you talking about threadlocker on the splines (or in your case square taper), or the bolts? Never heard of E6000 glue, that says 'permanent'. If it doesn't work I guess I'm out just the cost of...
06-29-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,649
Posted By RubeRad

What's more 'crazy'? Believing in a conspiracy...

What's more 'crazy'? Believing in a conspiracy theory, or believing that one more well-phrased, well-documented factual post will finally crack through and make a conspiracy theorist say 'hmm, I...
Forum: Foo
06-29-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,013
Posted By RubeRad

I'm not so much about the gardening. The 'land' I...

I'm not so much about the gardening. The 'land' I have available to me is a strip of dirt about 6" by 30-40 feet along the back of my townhouse patio. And I'm not gonna be potting. Or frankly even...
06-29-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 819
Posted By RubeRad

I don't know if it's particularly the bolts, or...

I don't know if it's particularly the bolts, or if the splines are somehow getting rounded from being torqued one way at the top of the stroke, and the opposite at the bottom, and it eventually worms...
06-29-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,649
Posted By RubeRad

jj, I made a new non-covid thread, maybe you can...

jj, I made a new non-covid thread, maybe you can help me out with some bike advice?

I know correlation doesn't imply causation, but I think something's going on... (http://I know correlation...
06-29-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 819
Posted By RubeRad

Cranks keep falling off

OK, so now with 3 different cranks on 2 different bikes, I have a problem with the left crank working itself loose and falling off.

I know correlation doesn't imply causation, but I think...
Forum: Foo
06-29-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 8,799
Views: 939,070
Posted By RubeRad

I have seen that exact same sequence happen in a...

I have seen that exact same sequence happen in a high school boy's game.
06-29-20, 10:19 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,649
Posted By RubeRad

Hi jj, I've missed our lovely chats so much! ...

Hi jj, I've missed our lovely chats so much!

Yup, I believe it's accurate to say that CA cleared out their hospitals to prepare for a tsunami of cases, but because of earlier/more successful...
06-29-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 19,117
Views: 3,111,646
Posted By RubeRad

Mine has scrape damage almost that bad from...

Mine has scrape damage almost that bad from falling off my rack onto the freeway (https://www.bikeforums.net/commuting/1184036-rack-user-error-got-so-lucky.html) (I also have bent rails), so this one...
Forum: Foo
06-29-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,013
Posted By RubeRad

Yeah I found them dried. In that endcap of the...

Yeah I found them dried. In that endcap of the store with all the mexican (and other) spices in clear plastic envelope-kinda bags.
Forum: Foo
06-27-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,013
Posted By RubeRad

Interesting, I picked up chiltepin in a store...

Interesting, I picked up chiltepin in a store once, if I see them again I'll grab them and try that recipe out!

El Yucateco XXX is one of my go-tos. I've tried the black, but thought it was weird....
Forum: Foo
06-27-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,009
Posted By RubeRad

who don't do it, or who don't pretend that they...

who don't do it, or who don't pretend that they don't do it?
Forum: Foo
06-26-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,002
Posted By RubeRad

That's exactly what my phone is. Or was. Now that...

That's exactly what my phone is. Or was. Now that I've got a workphone, I'm letting the burner expire next week. 2700 minutes up in smoke, I just never used it. I've got people pretty well trained...
Forum: Foo
06-26-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,009
Posted By RubeRad

It's got me beat how you seem to think a bunch of...

It's got me beat how you seem to think a bunch of folks in this thread thought that turkey put the wind up you
Forum: Foo
06-25-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,009
Posted By RubeRad

If you're a public figure with a career staked on...

If you're a public figure with a career staked on a reputation for 'decency', it might be worth it (if the blackmail were real and not just a scam)
Forum: Foo
06-25-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,002
Posted By RubeRad

Oh, I didn't even open the bundle the phones were...

Oh, I didn't even open the bundle the phones were in to see the plug. Thx for the tip, I might have never opened them!
Forum: Foo
06-25-20, 01:53 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,009
Posted By RubeRad

I was talking about the desktop application, I...

I was talking about the desktop application, I don't know about unterhausen
Forum: Foo
06-25-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,002
Posted By RubeRad

Just got assigned by work an iPhone SE, it has no...

Just got assigned by work an iPhone SE, it has no audio jack, and it comes with a pair of wired earbuds -- what's the point of that? Are they just taunting me?
Forum: Foo
06-25-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,009
Posted By RubeRad

my outlook at work tends to preview text only,...

my outlook at work tends to preview text only, and make you opt-in to display images embedded in the text. I think that's a centrally-maintained policy applied to emails from outside the company. You...
06-25-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 189
Posted By RubeRad

I haven't had a cold in the longest time. I like...

I haven't had a cold in the longest time. I like how on the back end of the cold, all the coughing gives me a true Bass voice, rather than my normal mediocre Baritone. (I've had Bass Envy ever since...
06-25-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 189
Posted By RubeRad

Interesting. I had a hard time figuring out how...

Interesting. I had a hard time figuring out how to look at those maps, because I was focusing on the pie charts, until I figured out the pie charts are just showing how the flu cases divide out into...
06-25-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 189
Posted By RubeRad

My work used to offer the vaccine for free, 2...

My work used to offer the vaccine for free, 2 days there would be a couple nurses in a big conference room, just make an appt or drop in. That was super convenient to take advantage of, I don't...
06-25-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 189
Posted By RubeRad

Social Distancing and the regular flu

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-01538-8

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/615x582/flu_1861642360460f49f498eb2baef4fff7bb24f246.png


A little underwhelming (to...
Forum: Foo
06-25-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,013
Posted By RubeRad

Those look good! There are red jalapenos (as well...

Those look good! There are red jalapenos (as well as orange and green habaneros), but yeah, usually jalpeno sauces are green
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