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Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,368
Posted By San Rensho

Put your saddle all they way back. That will...

Put your saddle all they way back. That will take all the weight off your arms and hands. You will probably have to lower the saddle to compensate for moving the saddle back.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-20, 01:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 629
Posted By San Rensho

WD 40. Soap and water wash and then a little wax.

WD 40. Soap and water wash and then a little wax.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,772
Posted By San Rensho

Waxing hurts, it pulls out the hair by the roots....

Waxing hurts, it pulls out the hair by the roots. You might want to try shaving first. Less painful.
06-06-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,560
Posted By San Rensho

Exactly. Once I sprinted as hard as I could at a...

Exactly. Once I sprinted as hard as I could at a well known speed trap. The speed limit was 25, as I passed the cop said 32. I stopped, turned around and begged him to give me a ticket. He...
Forum: Touring
05-31-20, 04:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,101
Posted By San Rensho

The " bring bring" bell, probably the the...

The " bring bring" bell, probably the the cheapest bell that you can buy, is magical. For some reason ,, when you sound the Bell, pedestrians and cyclists universally know that a bicycle is...
05-12-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,190
Posted By San Rensho

So I guess you don't understand capitalism. The...

So I guess you don't understand capitalism. The fewer producers there are, the closer it comes to a monopoly. Which means higher prices. And you don't understand bike shops. They are on a shoestring...
05-12-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 314
Posted By San Rensho

why sell it. its basically worth nothing. keep...

why sell it. its basically worth nothing. keep it and at least you have a bike.
05-11-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 746
Posted By San Rensho

Fixed gear on the street is a bike that is in the...

Fixed gear on the street is a bike that is in the wrong gear 90% of the time, that you can't go around corners fast because of pedal strikes. On the track, they are wonderful but I don't understand...
05-11-20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 859
Posted By San Rensho

Pretty straightforward. If you mash, get longer...

Pretty straightforward. If you mash, get longer cranks, if you spin, get shorter cranks, also, shorter cranks give you more clearance when leaned over and pedalling in a corner. I can tell the...
05-11-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,190
Posted By San Rensho

Yeah, the bike shop is a major rip-off. They...

Yeah, the bike shop is a major rip-off. They don't have to pay rent or a mortgage, they don't have to finance their inventory they don't have to pay employees. In fact, they should charge 1/2 of the...
05-10-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,753
Posted By San Rensho

Hmmmm...Nit pickers. Grease is grease. All...

Hmmmm...Nit pickers. Grease is grease. All bicycle bearings are very low speed, low load, no heat. Use any grease you want, but I just use the cheapest grease around. A tub will last for at least...
05-07-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,790
Posted By San Rensho

Silca floor pump. A little pricey, starting at...

Silca floor pump. A little pricey, starting at $100, but very high pressure and its the last pump you will buy.
04-27-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,252
Posted By San Rensho

But damn it hurts. The only time I road pursuit...

But damn it hurts. The only time I road pursuit I got 2nd in the state championships (1st time I had ever ridden the track) but I was coughing up blood for a few minutes afterwards.
04-11-20, 08:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 520
Posted By San Rensho

In the UK, cycling is up during the virus, but not without increased risk.

From the Guardian

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/11/world-cities-turn-their-streets-over-to-walkers-and-cyclists
03-22-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,122
Posted By San Rensho

Agreed, but a cup cone system is a thing of...

Agreed, but a cup cone system is a thing of beauty and mechanical simplicity. A well adjusted Campy bottom bracket is easy to set up if you know how to wrench, is smoothness personified, never...
03-10-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 820
Posted By San Rensho

Liberate them. Leave them unlocked on a bike...

Liberate them. Leave them unlocked on a bike rack and I guarantee they will be gone in a day. Or put them in the trash in front of your house or apartment. I got some pretty good, usable, valuable...
03-06-20, 07:24 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,118
Posted By San Rensho

A bike is smaller and less intrusive than a...

A bike is smaller and less intrusive than a wheelchair and of course they have to let wheelchairs in the room. Say that you have an "emotional support" bike, get fake credentials on line and say they...
02-16-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,933
Posted By San Rensho

I go through at least 15 chains before I have to...

I go through at least 15 chains before I have to replace a cassette and even more chains before I have to replace the chainrings. In fact, the last time I had to replace the cassette was because I...
02-15-20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,933
Posted By San Rensho

I don't understand the overthinking. If you have...

I don't understand the overthinking. If you have an 11 speed cassette, that means that you've spent a lot of money on your bike. And have a lot of money to spend. So just buy a chain measuring...
02-10-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,536
Posted By San Rensho

How many guys wearing lycra, at 8 oclock in the...

How many guys wearing lycra, at 8 oclock in the morning , who can sprint over 30 mph are going to be targets for a sobriety test. You are apparently have nothing else to do but be rude and troll.
02-10-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,536
Posted By San Rensho

one day I was on my way to a big group ride, when...

one day I was on my way to a big group ride, when I saw a speed trap up ahead with cops with radar guns. I sprinted as fast as I could right towards the cop and he shot me and as I was passing said...
02-10-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,019
Posted By San Rensho

you didn't buy it unless you post pictures.

you didn't buy it unless you post pictures.
Forum: Foo
02-02-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 409
Posted By San Rensho

Madam in eden im adam. Eve. A man a plan a...

Madam in eden im adam. Eve. A man a plan a canal.

a very eccentric friend of mine when he was in college many years ago, composed a palindrome that doesn't make a whole bunch of sense but it was...
01-30-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,474
Posted By San Rensho

Agree 100%. You are a complete beginner and its...

Agree 100%. You are a complete beginner and its like someone who is taking driving lessons to get a license buying a Ferrari.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 11,758
Posted By San Rensho

what are all you wimps complaining about....

what are all you wimps complaining about. Apparently none of you race, because when you race everyone is on your wheel. When I am out riding and someone is on my wheel the only a problem I have with...
01-16-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 511
Posted By San Rensho

Been there, done that. When my office was one...

Been there, done that. When my office was one mile from home, and I was riding about three to five thousand miles a year, I easily put more miles on my bike in my car. Now unfortunately, since I'm...
12-24-19, 08:32 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,948
Posted By San Rensho

Why? Yes, yes and yes. Bite your tongue. It is...

Why? Yes, yes and yes. Bite your tongue. It is not your daddies Centurion. It was designed by Yoshi Kono, one of the best frame makers ever. It was crafted from double butted Ishiwata 017-019...
12-24-19, 08:04 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,948
Posted By San Rensho

For those who know, you can see a mile away its...

For those who know, you can see a mile away its not a San Rensho. The seat stays on the genuine item say "3Rensho".
12-23-19, 11:22 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 17,522
Posted By San Rensho

But its not going to bend the front fork back...

But its not going to bend the front fork back like that. And assuming he lost control because the frame fell apart and then went head on into something, the fork would not bend back like that, there...
12-23-19, 11:37 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 17,522
Posted By San Rensho

I don't believe the guy, the fork is pushed way...

I don't believe the guy, the fork is pushed way back which it means he hit something really hard, head on. The bottom tube has the classic kink when a bike hits something head on. Ask me how I...
12-13-19, 12:26 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,210
Posted By San Rensho

I got clocked by a cop with a radar gun doing a...

I got clocked by a cop with a radar gun doing a little over 30 in a 25. He showed me the number on the gun, I begged him to give me a ticket but he wouldn't.
09-24-19, 07:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,582
Posted By San Rensho

Why in the world would you even consider doing...

Why in the world would you even consider doing that. 3 speeds are fantastic and almost maintenance free
09-01-19, 12:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,188
Posted By San Rensho

You creepy. Go youporn search girl bike stunt.

You creepy. Go youporn search girl bike stunt.
08-29-19, 10:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 980
Posted By San Rensho

Its probably not the tube, its the tire. Theres...

Its probably not the tube, its the tire. Theres something very small stuck in there that is causing the flats.
08-29-19, 10:20 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,941
Posted By San Rensho

What in the world are you talking about?

What in the world are you talking about?
08-25-19, 03:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,073
Posted By San Rensho

Bents, despite the ridicule their riders must...

Bents, despite the ridicule their riders must endure, are fast as hell. Any mediocre bent rider can go as fast as a group of 20+ upright riders without having to draft. Bents were banned from...
08-20-19, 01:56 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,539
Posted By San Rensho

So administrators, why is ****phone banned,...

So administrators, why is ****phone banned, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/****phone? Its a linguistic term. Its not a gay guys I Phone.
08-20-19, 10:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,243
Posted By San Rensho

Is your bike the Wicked Witch of the West? A...

Is your bike the Wicked Witch of the West? A little water and "I'm melting!" Your bike is going to be perfectly fine. I went into a pit of freshly poured concrete that was waist deep, the...
08-14-19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,539
Posted By San Rensho

Southerners? Calling us white trash? What planet...

Southerners? Calling us white trash? What planet are you on. Listen to the video. These guys are Cubans. Cubans are not southerners. I'm Cuban. When they got into it, on the video, they are calling...
07-31-19, 02:11 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,649
Posted By San Rensho

Yep, and vernier calipers work just fine too,...

Yep, and vernier calipers work just fine too, mine measures to .1mm. In fact, I think calipers are more accurate measure of the chain wear. I always measure the new chain right after I've installed...
07-03-19, 12:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,467
Posted By San Rensho

And don't forget, leave everything "race loose",...

And don't forget, leave everything "race loose", meaning, loose enough so that when you crash, the part will give way, for example, the bars will turn sideways instead of staying rigid, which will...
06-16-10, 01:50 PM
Replies: 1,064
Views: 33,435
Posted By San Rensho

To the anti-helmet proponents on the forum...

look at how many heads hit the pavement and tell me with a straight face that if they had not been wearing helmets, their head injuries (or lack thereof) would have been the same. Tell me that...
10-14-07, 09:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 15,938
Posted By San Rensho

Simplex der repair sequence- Loosen large bolt...

Simplex der repair sequence- Loosen large bolt holding der to dropout, dip derailleur once in trash can, replace derailleur:D

In addition to Retro Grouch's excellent advice, I believe that...
11-21-05, 12:06 PM
Replies: 1,783
Views: 165,546
Posted By San Rensho

My technique. 1. Stretch the tire. ...

My technique.

1. Stretch the tire. Ideally, put it on the rim and inflate to max pressure and leave it for 1 week. If its 8pm and you need to race on it the next morning, try this. With no...
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