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07-09-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 103
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Although the pictures do not look like it was...

Although the pictures do not look like it was that close, it was no doubt scary to the rider. Google street view show that route to be a very pretty one to ride; however I've lost my courage to...
07-07-20, 06:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 612
Posted By Moe Zhoost

32mm seems to be the shortest stem available...

32mm seems to be the shortest stem available these days. I really dislike the look of long stems on my vintage rims and continue to use tubes that are decades old with multiple patches just because...
07-07-20, 05:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 348
Posted By Moe Zhoost

32-630 Panaracer Pasella.

32-630 Panaracer Pasella.
07-06-20, 03:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 853
Posted By Moe Zhoost

The OP seems to have vanished. Either he's...

The OP seems to have vanished. Either he's solved his issue, or the diversity of answers from the BF crowd made his head spin.
Forum: Introductions
07-03-20, 06:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 230
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Super Course, eh? That means that you have great...

Super Course, eh? That means that you have great taste! Welcome
07-03-20, 06:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 678
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Is it coming through the tire or from around the...

Is it coming through the tire or from around the rim? The former would imply that you have a pinhole in the tire, which would be unusual for a new tire. I'd dismount the tire and check it closely. ...
07-03-20, 06:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 853
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Sounds to me like either a stem/bar or...

Sounds to me like either a stem/bar or saddle/post issue.
06-30-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,598
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Although it's not the primary place where I order...

Although it's not the primary place where I order bike parts, I have used them occasionally and have always been satisfied with both price and product. I did get an Mirrycle IncrediBell that was a...
06-30-20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 880
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Wow. Two success stories in one thread. This is...

Wow. Two success stories in one thread. This is excellent.
06-30-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 493
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Around the World on a Bicycle by Thomas Stevens....

Around the World on a Bicycle by Thomas Stevens. Volumes 1 and 2 are available through the Gutenberg Project. (https://www.gutenberg.org) Stevens made his journey on a Columbia Ordinary in the late...
06-30-20, 05:18 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 9,077
Posted By Moe Zhoost

So what's everybody's favorite clipless pedal...

So what's everybody's favorite clipless pedal lube?
06-30-20, 06:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 197
Posted By Moe Zhoost

I've tried it, punching a small hole in the...

I've tried it, punching a small hole in the center of the patch and gluing it down. It didn't work! Maybe you'll have better luck.
06-30-20, 06:29 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,659
Posted By Moe Zhoost

I have to say that my favorite bike of all that I...

I have to say that my favorite bike of all that I own is my 1972 Super Course.
06-30-20, 06:24 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 9,077
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Why do you think this is so? I used...

Why do you think this is so?

I used clipless pedals on my recumbent trike (and other bikes) for years, not for efficiency but rather to keep my feet firmly on the pedals. This is especially...
Forum: Commuting
06-27-20, 06:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 430
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Does your existing frame have mount points for...

Does your existing frame have mount points for disk calipers? If not, you'll find that it will be a significant challenge (i.e. not worth doing). What's more, if your fork is not designed to handle...
06-26-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 354
Posted By Moe Zhoost

We're talking about nutted square taper spindles...

We're talking about nutted square taper spindles here, which are very common. Even crotchless mechanics should be able to handle them.
06-25-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 354
Posted By Moe Zhoost

I'd stay away from those shops. Either the...

I'd stay away from those shops. Either the mechanic is inexperienced or, if you talked to a sales person, they were too lazy or dumb to refer your question to a mechanic.
06-25-20, 07:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 275
Posted By Moe Zhoost

I think that this treatment makes the components...

I think that this treatment makes the components look great. I wonder, though, if it would have been a better idea to instead invest the cost of the Chemical Guys product on better components. I...
06-24-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,191
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Glad you found an escape from irritation. It's...

Glad you found an escape from irritation. It's funny how little things grow to the point where one just has to do something. Personally, I would have sold that wrench and bought Park's PW-4. The...
06-23-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,404
Posted By Moe Zhoost

I've used Bag Balm for years. Great stuff.

I've used Bag Balm for years. Great stuff.
06-22-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 803
Posted By Moe Zhoost

I use #6 wedges. You may need to add a shim if...

I use #6 wedges. You may need to add a shim if the space between the BB and crank is too wide. A pickle fork would work as well but they may damage the crank. See about 4 minutes into this video:
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06-22-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 190
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Wow, that doesn't seem like enough room, although...

Wow, that doesn't seem like enough room, although if your brakes are adjusted close to the rim, it may be enough. You could gain a smidgen more by moving the seat post clamp up slightly. You should...
06-22-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 294
Posted By Moe Zhoost

^^^^^ This ^^^^ Looking at the above...

^^^^^ This ^^^^

Looking at the above picture, rotate the DR counter-clockwise until everything straightens out.
06-21-20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 496
Posted By Moe Zhoost

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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06-21-20, 07:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 496
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Avocet cranks were made by Ofmega, whose spindles...

Avocet cranks were made by Ofmega, whose spindles had a smaller taper end. I've heard that they work with Campy spindles, but they may not fit far onto a JIS spindle. Good luck.
06-19-20, 06:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 415
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Where are you located? I'll have to check my...

Where are you located? I'll have to check my tool box, but I believe I have a VAR 405 remover. If you're in my area you're welcome to bring your wheel over and use it.
06-18-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,147
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Driver. The only fault of the cyclist is putting...

Driver. The only fault of the cyclist is putting him or herself into the line of fire.
06-18-20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 944
Posted By Moe Zhoost

When wiping, the lube only comes off the outside...

When wiping, the lube only comes off the outside parts, which is good because it then doesn't collect grit. On the friction points, where it counts, the lube is retained by capillary attraction. An...
06-16-20, 06:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 336
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Hi Millie, welcome to Bike Forums. Yes you...

Hi Millie, welcome to Bike Forums.

Yes you will need 10 posts to be able to show pictures, but you can easily get those by posting a bit more about the bike. For instance, style, wheel size,...
06-16-20, 06:37 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,881
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Well, it's been 12 years since the OP asked for...

Well, it's been 12 years since the OP asked for advice. I'd assume that the situation is resolved (or dissolved!) by now.
06-16-20, 06:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Are you referring to the wedge or cone nut that,...

Are you referring to the wedge or cone nut that, when tightened, jams the stem solidly to the inside of the steerer tube? Or is this nut a stray one that for some reason found it's way into the head...
06-15-20, 07:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By Moe Zhoost

The Japanese standard is 27.0, while 26.4 is...

The Japanese standard is 27.0, while 26.4 is common on high end Italian bikes. When in doubt, the best thing is to measure. There are plenty of inexpensive digital calipers on the market so you...
06-15-20, 07:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 969
Posted By Moe Zhoost

In NC it is now legal (and expected) that a...

In NC it is now legal (and expected) that a motorist will cross over into the oncoming lane to pass a cyclist, even if there is a double yellow line. They must of course yield to oncoming traffic.
06-13-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 314
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Bummer. Take a look at the advice HERE...

Bummer. Take a look at the advice HERE (https://www.sheldonbrown.com/stuck-seatposts.html).

Good luck. Remember to put a bit of grease on the new seat post to prevent this from happening in...
06-12-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 19,145
Views: 3,120,674
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Yeah, but shipping is only $9.90!

Yeah, but shipping is only $9.90!
06-12-20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 944
Posted By Moe Zhoost

If I have to take my chain off for some reason, I...

If I have to take my chain off for some reason, I clean it in my ultrasonic cleaner with a solution of simple green detergent, then dry and relube. But ... I rarely have to take my chain off so my...
06-09-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 19,145
Views: 3,120,674
Posted By Moe Zhoost

All eleven tubes are Reynolds 531? So I count ten...

All eleven tubes are Reynolds 531? So I count ten including fork blades and head tube. Is he counting the steerer tube as well?
06-09-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,570
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Thanks for posting the through-spindle pics. ...

Thanks for posting the through-spindle pics. Seems like it would work great. I wonder why they just didn't adopt a true through axle system. Or just stick with a traditional QR.
06-08-20, 08:05 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,271
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Yes indeed. This was the first thing I noticed.

Yes indeed. This was the first thing I noticed.
06-08-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 791
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Black, certainly. I like the pattern it makes on...

Black, certainly. I like the pattern it makes on my sweaty khaki shorts.
06-08-20, 08:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 569
Posted By Moe Zhoost

I generally buy cheap generic tubes and only once...

I generally buy cheap generic tubes and only once had a problem, a leak where the valve stem was inserted. I share the opinion of the others above in that user error is the biggest factor; either...
06-08-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 961
Posted By Moe Zhoost

He's issued a "heart-felt" apology. Every time...

He's issued a "heart-felt" apology. Every time bad citizens get caught doing something outrageous, they come up with this effusive outpouring about how that wasn't like them and they feel horrible...
06-07-20, 06:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 933
Posted By Moe Zhoost

My understanding is that there is an exception to...

My understanding is that there is an exception to this rule: The glue on the back of the warning labels also falls in the category needing warnings; however they felt that putting a warning label on...
06-07-20, 06:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 156
Posted By Moe Zhoost

My tool roll has tire irons, patch kit, small...

My tool roll has tire irons, patch kit, small chain tool with a few quick links, selected wrenches (both box end and allen), and a few other things like zip ties, etc. I also have a Swiss Army knife...
06-07-20, 06:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 847
Posted By Moe Zhoost

I would put myself in a fifth group: those who...

I would put myself in a fifth group: those who just ride happily with what's on the bike. I have bikes with DT shifters, bar ends, trigger shifters, twist shifters, indexed thumb shifters, and one...
06-06-20, 06:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 986
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Once when I reinstalled my chain, I inadvertently...

Once when I reinstalled my chain, I inadvertently twisted the chain so the two links at the attachment point were 180 degrees off. Shifted ok but looked a bit weird.
06-05-20, 06:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,082
Posted By Moe Zhoost

I'd think that competent employers would have...

I'd think that competent employers would have thoroughly analysed the effect of WAH on their business operations. And, through such analyses, would modify their business practices if appropriate. ...
06-04-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,304
Posted By Moe Zhoost

He needs to turn himself in ... now.

He needs to turn himself in ... now.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,008
Posted By Moe Zhoost

The video seems to have been edited to exclude...

The video seems to have been edited to exclude what preceded so we don't know what provoked this bad citizen. Whatever it was, the cyclist ended up looking like a jerk and this is a likely...
06-04-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Why not just remove the front wheel before...

Why not just remove the front wheel before putting it into the locker?
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