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12-14-19, 01:19 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 889
Posted By CliffordK

No idea what the history of that frame is. ...

No idea what the history of that frame is.

The frame could have been a customer or shop return (for cause), and someone looked at it, thought it was "good enough", and put it back out.

Or,...
Forum: Foo
12-14-19, 12:28 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,102
Posted By CliffordK

Ok, still with the kitten thing. I've know for a...

Ok, still with the kitten thing. I've know for a while my cat would play next to a door, standing. But, today out in the field, I saw her standing up unsupported to look around. I'll try to catch...
Forum: Foo
12-13-19, 09:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 182
Posted By CliffordK

Hollywood Goes Low Tech With Inflatable Dolls...

Hollywood Goes Low Tech With Inflatable Dolls (https://www.wired.com/2011/08/st_inflatablecrowds/)

https://www.wired.com/images_blogs/magazine/2011/08/st_inflatablecrowds_f.jpg
...
Forum: Foo
12-13-19, 09:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 182
Posted By CliffordK

I will say, some of the builds on those dolls are...

I will say, some of the builds on those dolls are mighty spectacular.

Some amount of robotic movement would be the next step, and not just the very artificial repetitive moves of the museum...
Forum: Foo
12-13-19, 09:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 182
Posted By CliffordK

In case you're wondering... ...

In case you're wondering...

https://sc01.alicdn.com/kf/HLB1HtUQUbvpK1RjSZPiq6zmwXXa3/Donald-Trump-Realistic-Life-Size-Wax-Figure.jpg

Yep, and you can even buy it for a mere $9,100.... cheaper...
Forum: Foo
12-13-19, 03:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 182
Posted By CliffordK

Hmmm... Odd... Hopefully he has given her a...

Hmmm... Odd...

Hopefully he has given her a voice to say "I Do"... Will she sign the nups? pre-nups?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-19, 03:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 407
Posted By CliffordK

If you have an option of Disc brake, then I...

If you have an option of Disc brake, then I wouldn't worry about riding in the rain.

Personally I wouldn't choose to use rim brakes due to wear issues as above. Nonetheless, if you get caught...
12-13-19, 11:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 408
Posted By CliffordK

I thought I might check if I could finally...

I thought I might check if I could finally mention Andrew R Stewart

Andrew R Stewart
Andrew R Stewart
Andrew R Stewart

Edit:
Odd...
Ok, the "UTAG" still isn't creating a mention, but...
12-13-19, 11:08 AM
Replies: 1,967
Views: 168,876
Posted By CliffordK

:thumb: I've decided that I am the only...

:thumb:

I've decided that I am the only person that my cat ever bites.

I'll be petting her, or giving her a foot massage, and she'll reach down and just bite me. I have never seen her bite...
12-13-19, 01:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 147
Posted By CliffordK

gugie likes the steel touring bikes. :thumb: ...

gugie likes the steel touring bikes. :thumb:
But there are a few roadies in the group too. jyl has a really cool vintage Look Carbon Fiber bike.

I've ridden a variety of bikes up there from my...
12-12-19, 01:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 138
Posted By CliffordK

It'll depend a bit on the bike/trailer combo. ...

It'll depend a bit on the bike/trailer combo.

I use kiddie trailers that typically have a low front footwell.

When I tow with the 20", the foot well hangs mighty low, for greater risk of...
12-12-19, 01:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 230
Posted By CliffordK

Depending on the exact model, you may be able to...

Depending on the exact model, you may be able to find OEM brake pivot bolts, or pivot bolts that are close enough.

These are for a Dura Ace (in Titanium). Not sure of the exact model.

Paul...
12-12-19, 08:38 AM
Replies: 1,967
Views: 168,876
Posted By CliffordK

Whew!!! I've already taught my kitten how to...

Whew!!!

I've already taught my kitten how to climb trees, and so far not to get up anything she can't get back down.

I'm expecting her to leave me little piles of feathers on the porch next...
12-12-19, 08:28 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 889
Posted By CliffordK

Or leave as-is, to remind yourself that you're...

Or leave as-is, to remind yourself that you're riding a bike that looks like a thousand bucks... but wasn't.
Forum: Touring
12-12-19, 07:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 698
Posted By CliffordK

What would it take to build a dual chamber...

What would it take to build a dual chamber electronically controlled pump?
Low pressures, < 5 PSI, use both chambers.
Mid pressures, 5 PSI to 50 PSI, use a single large chamber.
High pressures, >...
12-12-19, 03:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,584
Posted By CliffordK

Portland passed a law requiring restaurants to...

Portland passed a law requiring restaurants to serve cyclists and pedestrians at drive-through windows during after hour service.
...
12-12-19, 12:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 495
Posted By CliffordK

Our local coop has Weinmann centerpulls by the...

Our local coop has Weinmann centerpulls by the bucket. Some long reach, some short reach.
12-12-19, 12:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 657
Posted By CliffordK

I've heard that Amazon pricing is a bit odd....

I've heard that Amazon pricing is a bit odd. Perhaps algorithmic pricing to hit low bids. Or, perhaps a seller dumping dead stock. When that stock sells out, the seller moves on, and Amazon defaults...
12-12-19, 12:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 147
Posted By CliffordK

There is an active Classic and Vintage group in...

There is an active Classic and Vintage group in Portland, with mainly 50+ riders. Do you have an older bike? Steel? jyl, gugie

Every spring/fall, there are 3 wicked hill climb rides in Portland,...
12-11-19, 09:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 889
Posted By CliffordK

So you are returning a half-price frame for the...

So you are returning a half-price frame for the ability to purchase a full-price frame?

I certainly would be frustrated by those marks, at least the first one that seems visible. The other two...
12-11-19, 09:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,584
Posted By CliffordK

You'd expect to read stories about...

You'd expect to read stories about under-caffeinated drivers rushing to coffee kiosks and smashing everything in their path. But, that just isn't happening.

If the drive-throughs were so...
12-11-19, 03:36 PM
Replies: 1,967
Views: 168,876
Posted By CliffordK

:) Ok, her ears did perk up with the tweets....

:)

Ok, her ears did perk up with the tweets. Then when I showed her the computer screen I could see her following when the bird fluttered off the screen.
12-11-19, 02:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 657
Posted By CliffordK

I've had generally good luck with Wellgo pedals,...

I've had generally good luck with Wellgo pedals, and like the clicky feeling on the tension adjustment screw. I can't think of any major problems I've had with them. I think they were Shimano...
12-11-19, 01:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 885
Posted By CliffordK

Oh, Another thing to look at. A year or two...

Oh,
Another thing to look at. A year or two ago, BikeForums added "Infinite Scroll", then turned it on by default for many users.

I disabled it quite a while ago. I think it was a resource hog,...
12-10-19, 05:07 PM
Replies: 1,967
Views: 168,876
Posted By CliffordK

Odd, My cat doesn't seem to pay any...

Odd,

My cat doesn't seem to pay any attention to the CRT. I suppose I need a bigger one!!!

She can spot a live dog a half mile away. But, she doesn't even notice a dog or cat on TV.
Forum: Framebuilders
12-10-19, 03:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 319
Posted By CliffordK

I'm seeing the discoloration, but the bumps are...

I'm seeing the discoloration, but the bumps are difficult to visualize.

I'm wondering if your jig needs to be better contoured to the tubes. Also make sure your jig is smooth.
12-10-19, 03:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 378
Posted By CliffordK

What size of seatpost are you looking for?...

What size of seatpost are you looking for? Diameter? Length?

I've got a Litespeed seatpost on one bike. I'll have to take a look at anti-rotation. So far no problems with my riding. Designed for...
12-10-19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,573
Posted By CliffordK

I posted this one a while ago... Bike vs Tree ...

I posted this one a while ago... Bike vs Tree

https://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=558866
12-10-19, 12:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 919
Posted By CliffordK

I've been on Beaverton Hillsdale HWY too many...

I've been on Beaverton Hillsdale HWY too many times.

The section between Oleson Rd and Beaverton has (or had) no bike path.

That is one advantage of doing group rides... finding safe routes...
12-10-19, 11:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 657
Posted By CliffordK

Pedals are where I find them. I keep my eyes open...

Pedals are where I find them. I keep my eyes open for good deals.

If you have a local bike coop, they often have a box full of pedals that have been swapped out. Some in good shape. Sometimes...
12-10-19, 11:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 919
Posted By CliffordK

Ahhh, so nothing to learn from riding into an...

Ahhh, so nothing to learn from riding into an intersection blind.

Or considering that if you can't see, then the cars behind you also can't see.
12-10-19, 11:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 919
Posted By CliffordK

"Look both ways before you cross a street".......

"Look both ways before you cross a street".... ingrained in most of us since childhood, but still worth reminding people, especially if failing to do so means getting flattened.

90% of us also...
12-10-19, 10:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 387
Posted By CliffordK

Bicycle dérailleur das Mädchen

I haven't looked at it, but one might verify that umlauts and accents are allowed, at least at this time. Usually one can work around them a bit, but so far they don't seem to be a problem.
...
12-10-19, 08:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 919
Posted By CliffordK

It would be nice to have a full detailed police...

It would be nice to have a full detailed police investigation file and accident reconstruction for each accident. Do you wish to get that much detail?

But, I believe there is some that can be...
12-10-19, 08:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 885
Posted By CliffordK

I end up with quite a few windows/tabs open. And,...

I end up with quite a few windows/tabs open. And, Firefox ends up eating up 100% of the memory before causing the CPU to go bonkers.

So, high CPU usage is likely attributable to high memory usage,...
12-10-19, 12:18 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,573
Posted By CliffordK

https://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachme...

https://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=585202&d=1508529131
12-10-19, 12:17 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,573
Posted By CliffordK

I thought there was a thread earlier about...

I thought there was a thread earlier about balancing the bike for the photo, but I seem to have lost it... so... :)

https://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=596135&d=1516347339
Forum: Touring
12-10-19, 12:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 698
Posted By CliffordK

Oh, that'll be the new Government Mandated Safety...

Oh, that'll be the new Government Mandated Safety Feature.

Already available in many cars.

But, for bikes, half of BikeForums is convinced a flat tire is such a critical failure, that cyclists...
12-09-19, 11:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 919
Posted By CliffordK

Ok, so 10th street is one of the main drags in...

Ok, so 10th street is one of the main drags in Hillsboro (HWY 8), connecting Hillsboro to Beaverton/Portland.
...
12-09-19, 05:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 927
Posted By CliffordK

If you can get one side of the tire on without...

If you can get one side of the tire on without the tube, then you can get the second side on with the tube.

Also beware of getting the tube pinched between the tire beads and the rim (which...
Replies: 1
Views: 124
Posted By CliffordK

With the bulky lugs, and what appears to be...

With the bulky lugs, and what appears to be stamped rear dropouts, I'm thinking it is a pretty low quality frame, although it may have had a few upgrades over the years.

Definitely NOT a Colnago....
12-09-19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 262
Posted By CliffordK

There are a lot of options. It really depends on...

There are a lot of options. It really depends on what you want. How small, how bright? How many hours? Etc?

The Cygolite Dice Lights (https://cygolite.com/product/dice-150-dice-tl-50-usb-combo/)...
Forum: Touring
12-09-19, 12:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 698
Posted By CliffordK

I have found a mini USB device that is supposed...

I have found a mini USB device that is supposed to be strong enough to jump-start a car.

It would probably work with a high-volume, low pressure pump (boat/flotation).

For an innertube, you're...
12-09-19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,584
Posted By CliffordK

I have never been refused service at a coffee...

I have never been refused service at a coffee kiosk. Although on occasion they'll direct me to a pedestrian window that previously appeared closed (sometimes taking the order, then letting me walk...
12-09-19, 10:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 387
Posted By CliffordK

My "reason" is generally quite terse. "SPAM" ...

My "reason" is generally quite terse. "SPAM"

The problem is that the system is apparently concatenating the thread title into the message to the mods & choking.

If the titles are filtered with...
12-09-19, 05:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 927
Posted By CliffordK

If you have a 42" lathe (horizontal or vertical),...

If you have a 42" lathe (horizontal or vertical), then one should be able to chuck up the fully built wheel, although the rim will still have to run straight (no taco).

If using a fixed cutter,...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-19, 05:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 637
Posted By CliffordK

Were you able to get the tire popped off as one...

Were you able to get the tire popped off as one focal point? I often like 3 tire levers, and walk around the rim initially. With tubeless, you have to work hard to get the tire down into the...
Forum: Touring
12-09-19, 05:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 698
Posted By CliffordK

`This is the second topic you've started on the...

`This is the second topic you've started on the subject.
https://www.bikeforums.net/electronics-lighting-gadgets/1189621-experience-mini-compressors.html

Are you soliciting advice, or pushing a...
Forum: Commuting
12-09-19, 04:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 360
Posted By CliffordK

I had used toeclips for years, and thus...

I had used toeclips for years, and thus unaccustomed to "flats".

So, my conversion to clipless was quick and complete. I don't think I've ridden further than a mile at a time without the...
12-08-19, 11:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,155
Posted By CliffordK

Interesting bike. The was one at the Velocult C&V...

Interesting bike. The was one at the Velocult C&V show, but I think pink with strawberry graphics. Unfortunately, that one had a crack. I think the crack was in an awkward spot to repair, but I don't...
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