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07-05-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 7,870
Posted By Homebrew01

MOD Note To ALL: Time to drop the "Personal"...

MOD Note To ALL: Time to drop the "Personal" stuff.
07-05-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 7,870
Posted By Homebrew01

Clipless have benefits for those who make use of...

Clipless have benefits for those who make use of their benefits.
They don't have benefits for those who don't make use of their benefits.
07-05-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,380
Posted By Homebrew01

Bike is a "Meh" to me.

Bike is a "Meh" to me.
07-05-20, 08:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 239
Posted By Homebrew01

Could you explain what "DS" is ? A model of...

Could you explain what "DS" is ?
A model of bike ?
07-05-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 779
Posted By Homebrew01

Top Track sprinter's legs are bigger than his....

Top Track sprinter's legs are bigger than his. Arnold's legs look like a typical crit rider.
07-04-20, 10:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 506
Posted By Homebrew01

Changed title to "720"

Changed title to "720"
07-03-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 434
Posted By Homebrew01

The alignment will be fine. Those older frames...

The alignment will be fine. Those older frames are rugged.
07-03-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 434
Posted By Homebrew01

Ride it, then every now & then, compare it to the...

Ride it, then every now & then, compare it to the original picture. I bet it never gets worse.
07-03-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 434
Posted By Homebrew01

I'd ride it.

I'd ride it.
07-03-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,260
Posted By Homebrew01

Be careful. If an offer's accepted, you'd have to...

Be careful. If an offer's accepted, you'd have to pay shipping also. I'd only offer $4.50 for local pickup.
07-03-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 434
Posted By Homebrew01

Those dents don't look life threatening.

Those dents don't look life threatening.
07-01-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 7,870
Posted By Homebrew01

Clipless pedals allow you to get more power to...

Clipless pedals allow you to get more power to the drivetrain by pulling up. That matters to some people, and not to others.
Also, Once in a while on shallow climbs, I give my quads a short break...
06-29-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,194
Posted By Homebrew01

Those wiggly bars are hideous too.

Those wiggly bars are hideous too.
06-28-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 649
Posted By Homebrew01

Try it first. Put the wheel in and see how well...

Try it first. Put the wheel in and see how well the shifting works. You can put the bike in a stand, or hang from the ceiling and see what happens

I have a 10 speed wheel in a vintage bike with...
06-28-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 358
Posted By Homebrew01

The spoke protectors I am familiar with will work...

The spoke protectors I am familiar with will work regardless of spoke count.
06-28-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 264
Posted By Homebrew01

Yes, I didn't find them very effective. And they...

Yes, I didn't find them very effective. And they also don't work well if they're old.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 646
Posted By Homebrew01

Not having a QR is great ?

Not having a QR is great ?
06-28-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 264
Posted By Homebrew01

A while back, I bought real winter cycling shoes,...

A while back, I bought real winter cycling shoes, and avoided all the 'tricks' trying to keep my toes warm.
06-27-20, 01:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,860
Posted By Homebrew01

You need the metal boss that the shifter screw...

You need the metal boss that the shifter screw threads into ?
Do you need other parts ?
06-26-20, 08:49 PM
Replies: 4,973
Views: 274,870
Posted By Homebrew01

Perhaps it helps prevent debate and speculation...

Perhaps it helps prevent debate and speculation of the topic.
06-26-20, 08:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 431
Posted By Homebrew01

Same here. I haven't ridden since April 6. I was...

Same here. I haven't ridden since April 6. I was out riding, 30 mile easy ride, and apparently I blacked out, and ran into a tree. I "woke up" just as I hit it.
Broke 9 ribs, 3 in multiple places....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,126
Posted By Homebrew01

Watch some pro cycling video footage to get an...

Watch some pro cycling video footage to get an idea of leg extension.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,126
Posted By Homebrew01

I think it's a bit high.

I think it's a bit high.
06-25-20, 08:04 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,232
Posted By Homebrew01

Moved from General

Moved from General
Replies: 11
Views: 627
Posted By Homebrew01

Bike shortage ? I have too many.

Bike shortage ? I have too many.
06-22-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 285
Posted By Homebrew01

Shifting the rear derailleur also shifts the...

Shifting the rear derailleur also shifts the angle of the chain as it approaches the front chainring. Combine with a bump at the wrong time, and the chain might come off.
A simple "chain catcher"...
06-21-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 378
Posted By Homebrew01

Yes, I think that's the correct diagnosis.

Yes, I think that's the correct diagnosis.
06-21-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 644
Posted By Homebrew01

Now you do. Give it a try.

Now you do. Give it a try.
06-21-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 378
Posted By Homebrew01

Just about every road bike has 100 mm fork...

Just about every road bike has 100 mm fork spacing. You're using the same wheel ?
Can you give more detail of the problem ?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-20, 06:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,056
Posted By Homebrew01

Could be a problem with your guads.

Could be a problem with your guads.
06-17-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 493
Posted By Homebrew01

Welcome to Bike Forums :D

Welcome to Bike Forums :D
06-16-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 493
Posted By Homebrew01

He just bought a membership.

He just bought a membership.
06-16-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 986
Posted By Homebrew01

See if the shop will take it back, after...

See if the shop will take it back, after explaining your situation.
Otherwise, perhaps Ebay, with "Local pickup only" to avoid shipping costs.
06-14-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 460
Posted By Homebrew01

Yup. I put tubulars back on my old steel race...

Yup. I put tubulars back on my old steel race bike and it made a huge difference.

Criterium Seta Extra ....Fond memories.
06-14-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 460
Posted By Homebrew01

Sounds Extremely dangerous !!... Since a Raleigh...

Sounds Extremely dangerous !!... Since a Raleigh Pro was my first race bike, and I ride a 56, I can save you from certain injury, if you send it to me.
06-14-20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 844
Posted By Homebrew01

A competent bike shop could do it, and then check...

A competent bike shop could do it, and then check dropout alignment.
06-14-20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 844
Posted By Homebrew01

Agreed.

Agreed.
06-14-20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,870
Posted By Homebrew01

Wow! Looking forward to more pics !

Wow! Looking forward to more pics !
06-12-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,362
Posted By Homebrew01

Riding ONE bike on the sidewalk is bad enough !

Riding ONE bike on the sidewalk is bad enough !
06-12-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,362
Posted By Homebrew01

MOD NOTE TO ALL. Posts of an insulting or...

MOD NOTE TO ALL. Posts of an insulting or derogatory nature violate Bike Forums guidelines.
06-09-20, 04:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 991
Posted By Homebrew01

Very nice !

Very nice !
06-08-20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 284
Posted By Homebrew01

Moved to General Cycling

Moved to General Cycling
Forum: Foo
06-08-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 885
Posted By Homebrew01

Closed. Mods rely on members to report posting...

Closed. Mods rely on members to report posting violations. We can't read every post & thread.
Every post has a "Report" button, a little red circle with white exclamation mark.
06-08-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,651
Posted By Homebrew01

The only joints I have these days are in my...

The only joints I have these days are in my creaky knees, and stiff shoulders.
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06-08-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,269
Posted By Homebrew01

Yup.

Yup.
06-07-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,326
Posted By Homebrew01

Many spoke uses. Pulling gunk out of sink &...

Many spoke uses.
Pulling gunk out of sink & bathtub drains.
Helping to get a drawstring through sweatpants waistband.
Dog invisible fence flags, with plastic shopping bags cut into squares.
And...
06-07-20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 260
Posted By Homebrew01

What size is the chainring(s) on your crankset ?

What size is the chainring(s) on your crankset ?
06-07-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 186
Posted By Homebrew01

A cheap hybrid off Craigslist is probably a...

A cheap hybrid off Craigslist is probably a better deal.

San Diego CL doesn't have much to offer at first glance. Something like this, but with a a wider range of gears....
06-07-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 8,420
Posted By Homebrew01

Case closed Off topic bickering Thread closed.

Case closed
Off topic bickering
Thread closed.
06-07-20, 06:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 159
Posted By Homebrew01

Duplicate thread. Closed this one.

Duplicate thread.
Closed this one.
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