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Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 760
Posted By CliffordK

Is this for test rides, perhaps with tall...

Is this for test rides, perhaps with tall cyclists and short mechanics?

How many actually need test rides?
Replies: 13
Views: 184
Posted By CliffordK

Many of the century rides will publish their...

Many of the century rides will publish their routes, and you are welcome to do the rides self-supported (or with a small group if you wish).

I'm down on my miles this year, but over the past few...
05-26-20, 01:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 151
Posted By CliffordK

The problem is our president is trying to deflect...

The problem is our president is trying to deflect blame for the administration's lethargic response onto China, the WHO, and just about anybody else but the president. Yet, there is some evidence...
05-26-20, 12:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 129
Posted By CliffordK

I wouldn't be surprised to see several states...

I wouldn't be surprised to see several states showing new peaks in cases starting mid week next week.

My local county only seems to have about 1 case every couple of days. Hopefully the county...
05-26-20, 12:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 90
Posted By CliffordK

The first question would be where you are at. The...

The first question would be where you are at. The risk factor of cycling in New York may well be quite different than cycling in Montana, even if you get out of the urban centers.

I worked for a...
05-25-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 235
Posted By CliffordK

I'd go for a little larger bike than that one...

I'd go for a little larger bike than that one was. How tall is your husband? Around 6'?

I'd look for one around 56cm, maybe 58cm.

A vintage Schwinn can make a good everyday beater bike. But...
05-25-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 18,921
Views: 3,064,282
Posted By CliffordK

Ahh, I almost missed it. It has a Cinelli stem...

Ahh, I almost missed it. It has a Cinelli stem and bars, and thus is a Cinelli bike!!! :thumb:

https://images.craigslist.org/00G0G_ie1puEOQ8GJ_0x20oM_1200x900.jpg

Interesting bike. But, I...
05-25-20, 01:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 340
Posted By CliffordK

You could probably reduce the thickness of the...

You could probably reduce the thickness of the split ring slightly with a file (or a lathe). You don't want to go to far, but perhaps enough to cut the gap in half. It wouldn't make a big...
05-25-20, 01:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 294
Posted By CliffordK

Obviously WADA would try to ban it as soon as it...

Obviously WADA would try to ban it as soon as it came out. It might not take a lot of oxygen to make a difference, if one could extend the aerobic/anaerobic threshold slightly in an all out sprint or...
05-25-20, 12:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 294
Posted By CliffordK

No need to go full SCBA in most cases. PAPR...

No need to go full SCBA in most cases.

PAPR will give you plenty of air, and be a lot easier to handle.

Of course, you could try an oxygen supplement for those hills.
05-24-20, 10:35 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,094
Posted By CliffordK

You beat me to that. I'd take that with caution,...

You beat me to that. I'd take that with caution, but it is a good point that shedding RNA isn't necessarily sufficient to be infectious.

Are the virus signatures unique enough to identify the...
05-24-20, 08:30 PM
Replies: 2,138
Views: 193,942
Posted By CliffordK

If you can catch 'em, that is a good size to...

If you can catch 'em, that is a good size to foster for a few days and then give away.

It is amazing how quickly feral kittens will adapt to the human environment.
05-23-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 694
Posted By CliffordK

I have to wonder why we have so many classes. ...

I have to wonder why we have so many classes.

Why not combine Class 1&2 (1 1/4")
Combine Class 3&4 (2"). Class 5 (2")?

Why can one find 2" balls with bolt sizes from about 3/4" up to about 1...
05-23-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 272
Posted By CliffordK

Covid-19 appears to attack placenta during...

Covid-19 appears to attack placenta during pregnancy, study says (https://www.cnn.com/2020/05/22/health/placenta-covid-19-wellness/index.html)

Fortunately, the study babies all seemed to be...
05-23-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 272
Posted By CliffordK

Perhaps it won't matter if some groups refuse to...

Perhaps it won't matter if some groups refuse to take the vaccine.

The most important thing will be to get nursing homes, nursing home staff, elderly living at home, diabetics, morbidly obese,...
05-22-20, 06:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 202
Posted By CliffordK

When I was younger, Mom & Dad used to like to go...

When I was younger, Mom & Dad used to like to go to Bandon, Oregon on the coast and rent a cabin hotel room with a small kitchenette. I don't remember the hotel, perhaps it has changed names. The...
05-21-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,282
Posted By CliffordK

Goodwill has a safe for sale without a...

Goodwill has a safe for sale without a combination. I'm trying to decide if I want to buy it. :foo:
05-21-20, 05:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 339
Posted By CliffordK

I've tried to use self checkout as much as...

I've tried to use self checkout as much as possible, although I think I was in Home Depot or Lowes that had closed down the self checkout. :mad:

I try to maintain a lot of distance, and even when...
05-21-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 273
Posted By CliffordK

:thumb: Cattmann's Album: ...

:thumb:

Cattmann's Album:

https://www.bikeforums.net/g/user/518686
https://www.bikeforums.net/g/album/17905428
...
05-21-20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 694
Posted By CliffordK

I'm sure I could get a 2" or a 2 1/2" receiver...

I'm sure I could get a 2" or a 2 1/2" receiver attached to my Fiat 500 that I'm building up now. But, that would be pretty pointless. I may tow a trailer with it, but doubt there would be much need...
05-21-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 18,112
Posted By CliffordK

It looks like I never posted a followup. I...

It looks like I never posted a followup.

I converted a Bike Friday cargo trailer to a cat trailer.
...
05-21-20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 273
Posted By CliffordK

The classic French derailleur hangers are the...

The classic French derailleur hangers are the oddballs. At some point Campagnolo was using 10mmX26TPI while everyone else was using 10mmX1mm, but they are close enough not to be a problem (snug...
05-21-20, 06:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 273
Posted By CliffordK

Does your frame have a rear derailleur hanger? ...

Does your frame have a rear derailleur hanger?

What about cable stops for the shift cables (front and rear) and cable guides either above or under the bottom bracket?

If not, there are ways...
05-21-20, 06:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 349
Posted By CliffordK

I acquired an older Jamis Coda a few years ago. ...

I acquired an older Jamis Coda a few years ago.

I use road style "drop bars" on all of my bikes, so before I was done, just about every part on the Coda was upgraded. But, it turned out to be a...
05-21-20, 06:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 486
Posted By CliffordK

:foo: Most of the people I've seen are...

:foo:

Most of the people I've seen are keeping "social distancing" when out and about.

Let's try to keep this in perspective a bit.

Oregon has had a total of 3,801 confirmed cases out of a...
05-20-20, 11:40 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,094
Posted By CliffordK

A note here: ...

A note here:
https://www.bikeforums.net/coronavirus-covid-19/1201939-covid-patients-testing-positive-after-recovery-aren-t-infectious.html

Some "recovered" individuals may shed viral RNA, but not...
05-20-20, 11:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 694
Posted By CliffordK

I'd go by a combination of your car and your...

I'd go by a combination of your car and your expected load. So, for a small car with 1L to 2L engine, and 1 or 2 bikes, then go with the Class 1 or Class 2 (1 1/4") hitch rated at 2000 to 3500 lbs...
05-20-20, 09:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 405
Posted By CliffordK

Ask your surgeon to give you a bicycle trainer...

Ask your surgeon to give you a bicycle trainer for when you're in the hospital bed. :winter:
05-20-20, 03:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 211
Posted By CliffordK

:roflmao::lol::roflmao: That is what...

:roflmao::lol::roflmao:

That is what Campagnolo Carbon Fiber cranks look like, even brand new.
05-20-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 211
Posted By CliffordK

Post a photo of your bike. :) Here is mine....

Post a photo of your bike. :)

Here is mine. It looks like I still had the "standard" cranks on it at that time.

https://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=585202
05-20-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 211
Posted By CliffordK

:foo: ...

:foo:
https://forums.roadbikereview.com/components-wrenching/crappy-campy-chainrings-147021.html

RBR is suggesting nickel plating, although I'm not sure about the color. I was thinking anodized,...
05-20-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 539
Posted By CliffordK

On rural roads, I ride the fog line, but move...

On rural roads, I ride the fog line, but move over when traffic comes up behind me.

The primary reason is to minimize exposure to glass, gravel, and debris.

For group rides, it would depend on...
05-20-20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 539
Posted By CliffordK

You need to blast out a recording of Jake Brakes,...

You need to blast out a recording of Jake Brakes, followed by an air horn blast

They'll get the idea.
05-20-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 541
Posted By CliffordK

Hmmm, Mom had some paper masks that she had...

Hmmm, Mom had some paper masks that she had purchased before the virus, and gave me two.

An acquaintance's friend made some cloth ones, and gave me one. It is multi-layer, and seems good, but the...
05-20-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 377
Posted By CliffordK

I do have some acquaintances that are planning to...

I do have some acquaintances that are planning to "social distance" until a vaccine comes out.

The husband works in handicapped patient care, and has been staying home since the outbreak. He wants...
05-20-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 417
Posted By CliffordK

I started another thread under Politics about...

I started another thread under Politics about natural disasters that we've been hit with (https://www.bikeforums.net/politics-religion/1201791-other-natural-disasters-not-coronavirus-related.html)...
05-20-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 417
Posted By CliffordK

Not much to worry about Yellowstone. Most of the...

Not much to worry about Yellowstone. Most of the USA will just be gone.

It is the rest of the world that will have to worry about it as there could be no food for 3 years.
05-20-20, 12:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 527
Posted By CliffordK

I thought you already had a Look CF

I thought you already had a Look CF
05-19-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 241
Posted By CliffordK

Good point about clotting. But, there may be...

Good point about clotting. But, there may be target ranges of HCT that would improve oxygenation at minimal risk.

I had an acquaintance a few years ago with the polycythemia. he had regular...
05-19-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 241
Posted By CliffordK

Interesting concept. As one loses lung...

Interesting concept.

As one loses lung function, one becomes hypoxic (shortness of breath). There are a number of changes that can help including oxygen supplements (increasing O2 in the air from...
05-19-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 154
Posted By CliffordK

Each rear derailleur is a little different. ...

Each rear derailleur is a little different.

I've used the Campy DT shifters with a Shimano Ultegra 6500 RD, and 9-speed Shimano cassette.

It shifts fine, but adjustment is a little finicky,...
05-19-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,386
Posted By CliffordK

Hmm... TDF still scheduled from August 29 to...

Hmm...

TDF still scheduled from August 29 to September 20th (https://www.letour.fr/en/news/2020/tour-de-france-2020-29th-august-29th-to-20th-september/1283443)

Giro d' Italia scheduled from...
05-19-20, 01:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 673
Posted By CliffordK

I had tried a 3rd party hot-spot on my old phone....

I had tried a 3rd party hot-spot on my old phone. It kept knocking it off. I'd get about 30 seconds of hot spot use, then it would konk out, and I'd have to reboot the phone. But, it was just enough...
05-18-20, 08:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 596
Posted By CliffordK

Homoeopathic dose? The smaller the dose, the...

Homoeopathic dose? The smaller the dose, the more potent?
05-18-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 7,213
Posted By CliffordK

Can we carbon date that glue? I've bought...

Can we carbon date that glue?

I've bought items on E-Bay with the wrong boxes. Usually someone has upgraded, say from Chorus to Record, and put the old parts into the new box. Of course, with a...
05-18-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 7,213
Posted By CliffordK

Why does Yoda need the cable from the lever to...

Why does Yoda need the cable from the lever to the calipers?
05-18-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 7,213
Posted By CliffordK

My brother ended up with my uncle's toy trucks. ...

My brother ended up with my uncle's toy trucks.

He lets kids play with them as part of his Christmas display/activities in his store. Little do the kids know that those toy trucks are worth...
05-18-20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 7,213
Posted By CliffordK

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/proxy/xhhKulx1KC...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/proxy/xhhKulx1KCt1SkLfYu42eNjFuOPt7TLaufnV9pCl061GgNIPw97xMHt-wHnqt-8HsPV9MCcJBdcuEq3ywFzfZKmGz3VIiuHUVqIcbSHiSFYFiog8aKzRd0d6VucWtdCYY-BwoQUUB7KGiYG8Ohs_B7c
Forum: Touring
05-18-20, 02:36 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,064
Posted By CliffordK

Who's buying? . Carbon Fiber Frame. ...

Who's buying?
.
Carbon Fiber Frame.
Campagnolo Super Record / Dura Ace / SRAM Red
ZIPP
Hydro Brakes
.
Just for your starter bike.
Forum: Touring
05-18-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,064
Posted By CliffordK

The two of you as a team... do you like bike...

The two of you as a team... do you like bike shops or Craigslist? Thrift stores or Boutique stores?

Either head off to a bike shop together and try out some bikes and pick out one that you both...
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