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11-23-20, 03:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 327
Posted By TiHabanero

Heat. Slotted rotors dissipate heat more...

Heat. Slotted rotors dissipate heat more efficiently than solid rotors as it introduces more air to the surface by effectively creating a "finned" effect in the rotor itself, much like an air cooled...
11-22-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,047
Posted By Homebrew01

No. "....By keepIng a tight grip on the...

No.

"....By keepIng a tight grip on the handlebars...."
Forum: Touring
11-20-20, 05:29 PM
Replies: 4,505
Views: 2,220,751
Posted By fliplap

The bags on the bike were sewn by me, but Realm...

The bags on the bike were sewn by me, but Realm makes a similar basket bag.

https://shop-realm.com/products/wald-basket-bag-black
11-19-20, 10:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 491
Posted By Hondo Gravel

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/750x745/0ebd9c7c_0108_4d8e_b582_b6c6cefbb1a1_e1508e725eb6d6743268eaefe9d2ea7795550e52.jpeg
11-19-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,339
Posted By berner

I'm a retired boat builder and have worked with...

I'm a retired boat builder and have worked with composites, both glass and carbon. That is a fine job and I would not worry about it. Nevertheless, it costs nothing to keep an eye on it.
11-13-20, 02:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 802
Posted By Elvo

Yes - the majority of your stopping power is in...

Yes - the majority of your stopping power is in your front brake
11-11-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 759
Posted By Bianchigirll

It also matches the Saphirino Chorus brakes ;) ...

It also matches the Saphirino Chorus brakes ;)
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1600x1200/rear_brk_2_bf3fd277010b50ec0c0a9088840e56b0a118de12.jpg
11-08-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 359
Posted By Koyote

Potentially. The bigger issue is that, if the...

Potentially. The bigger issue is that, if the fenders are easily removed, they are more likely the type that rattle around and also don't give full coverage.



This is good advice. My commuter...
11-08-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 359
Posted By JohnDThompson

+1 this. Effective full-coverage mudguards...

+1 this. Effective full-coverage mudguards require multiple anchor points for stability and safety (and noise reduction). Multiple anchor points make installation and removal more difficult.

If...
11-07-20, 09:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 359
Posted By SalsaShark

Once everything is fit and installed, i would...

Once everything is fit and installed, i would imagine i could take the Velo Orange style fenders off a bike in less than 5 minutes, and have it ready to ride again without fenders. I would think...
11-07-20, 08:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 359
Posted By Pop N Wood

I have SKS plastic fenders on multiple bikes. ...

I have SKS plastic fenders on multiple bikes. they are super easy to remove. Front requires 3 bolts, rear has 4. Leave the stays on the fender and unscrew the allen bolt at the dropouts. They...
11-07-20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 359
Posted By downtube42

I've never seen any kind of full coverage fender...

I've never seen any kind of full coverage fender quick-disconnects. That would be nice for airline travel and bike shipping.

There are a couple tips that can make it easier to remove/replace...
11-07-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 359
Posted By biker128pedal

SKS has removable fenders. Not sure which ones...

SKS has removable fenders. Not sure which ones fit wider tires. I think I have the Pros for 23mm tires. Good coverage. The front goes from the fork crown back down pretty far. Rear from brakes.
11-07-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 359
Posted By delbiker1

I will agree with hsuBM regarding the full...

I will agree with hsuBM regarding the full coverage. I think whether or not you can easily mount and remove the fenders depends on both your bike and the fenders. I have a Soma Smoothie from which I...
11-07-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 359
Posted By hsuBM

Yes they can. Don’t bother with less than full...

Yes they can. Don’t bother with less than full coverage, you’ll still feel like you maybe should’ve worn swim trunks on the ride if you do.

The only potential issue arises with the seatstay...
11-06-20, 04:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 447
Posted By Trevtassie

We managed to control the contagion....

Generally we've managed to keep the infection of morons and muppets out of Australia. Turns out fining the hell out of them and locking them up when needed, when public shaming doesn't work, is...
11-04-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 864
Posted By mack_turtle

"Dirty Kanza" is an allusion to a racist slur...

"Dirty Kanza" is an allusion to a racist slur referring to Native Americans. It's buried in a bit of history, so most people didn't realize the origins. I know many people are sick of "political...
10-31-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 760
Posted By Kapusta

As long as you are not bottoming the tire (pinch...

As long as you are not bottoming the tire (pinch flats or rim strikes) or getting too much squirm while cornering, don’t worry about the minimum pressure listed.

As was suggested, best thing to do...
10-31-20, 08:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 760
Posted By GrizzledBastard

With tubes, as low as you can go and when you...

With tubes, as low as you can go and when you pinch-flat, you know you've gone too low.
Forum: Recumbent
10-28-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 728
Posted By Scubaquarius

That is the funniest thing I've heard lately......

That is the funniest thing I've heard lately... really had me laughing outloud :) !
I shared it with my wife and she laughed too but not quite so enthusiastically :).

Thanks so much... simple...
10-23-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 643
Posted By Kapusta

Perhaps you could install a brake booster like...

Perhaps you could install a brake booster like this one (https://www.amazon.com/KSTE-Aluminum-Bicycle-Boosters-Mountain/dp/B0836NW3HL) and use the hole on the top for a fender mount.

...
10-18-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,409
Posted By HerrKaLeun

Narrower tire will FEEL faster because you will...

Narrower tire will FEEL faster because you will bounce more at a given speed. But unless the pavement is 100% smooth, the wider tire will be faster.

Get a tire of the same size with more...
10-14-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 825
Posted By CycleryNorth81

'We've got someone who was educated in America':...

'We've got someone who was educated in America': New Zealand's Deputy PM brutally ridicules Covid-19 denier then tells him - 'Sorry sunshine, wrong...
10-12-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 845
Posted By CliffordK

As far as the White House. The President of...

As far as the White House.

The President of the USA was relying 100% on testing that was 80% accurate (and incurs disease latent period delays). And, apparently gave certain VIPs a pass on...
10-12-20, 04:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 955
Posted By Pop N Wood

Spoken like a young man. Things change as...

Spoken like a young man.

Things change as you get older. Your bars will get higher and gearing lower. Eventually, when you are one foot in a wheel chair, you may even end up on a recumbent.
...
10-11-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,127
Posted By mstateglfr

the ride isn't the greatest when unloaded because...

the ride isn't the greatest when unloaded because it isnt designed to be the greatest when unloaded. Similarly, a thin tube road bike won't have the greatest ride when fully loaded with gear.


A...
10-10-20, 09:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 681
Posted By wgscott

I agree. That is absolutely an atrocity. It...

I agree. That is absolutely an atrocity. It should read:

"The administrator has restricted use of the private message system to members with fewer than 10 posts."
10-06-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 538
Posted By Pop N Wood

A shot of WD40 or equivalent every now and then...

A shot of WD40 or equivalent every now and then will hold off the corrosion. I routinely treat every threaded part of my bikes.

Stainless washers would work, but most racks have thick enough...
10-05-20, 06:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 538
Posted By ClydeClydeson

I think a nylon washer between the rack and frame...

I think a nylon washer between the rack and frame is a bad idea. The majority of the rack load is held by the clamped joint between the frame and lower leg of the rack, and this must be tight as to...
10-05-20, 06:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 538
Posted By hokiefyd

I always use nylon or rubber washers between...

I always use nylon or rubber washers between accessories and the frame. Mostly to protect the paint, but also as a load distributor where the surfaces are not machined perfectly, or where the angles...
10-04-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 538
Posted By easyupbug

Washers are to protect the joint surfaces from...

Washers are to protect the joint surfaces from tightening, distribute the load evenly under the nut and in some applications the stress under the edges of the hex head can cause deformation. I...
10-04-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 538
Posted By Bill Kapaun

+1 Imagine you HAD to use 1" long spacers....

+1
Imagine you HAD to use 1" long spacers. Think how that would "leverage down" and tend to bend the bolt every time you hit a bump.
10-04-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 538
Posted By 79pmooney

I never put washers there and in fact believe...

I never put washers there and in fact believe solid contact between the rack and fender eye is good. Means the bolt is entirely in shear and tension and can best do its job of holding the rack...
10-04-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 538
Posted By dsbrantjr

If any, I would use a stainless washer. Remember...

If any, I would use a stainless washer. Remember that the bolt needs to be under constant tension in order for it not to loosen. A nylon washer is likely to compress or shrink over time, allowing...
10-04-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 538
Posted By SurferRosa

I don't use them on my grocery getter, a '75...

I don't use them on my grocery getter, a '75 Motobécane with rear rack. My eyelets are threaded, so, I just use the 4mm allen bolts at the bottom. On top, the brake bolt isn't long enough to use a...
10-03-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 161
Posted By Clyde1820

I've used these. Smooth, reliable and good...

I've used these. Smooth, reliable and good quality.

JagWire Mountain Pro brake (https://jagwire.com/products/diy-cable-kits/2017mountain-pro-brake-kit)

JagWire Pro shift...
10-02-20, 01:50 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,795
Posted By CycleryNorth81

I was actually wondering why it took this long...

I was actually wondering why it took this long for him to catch this "fake" disease.
10-02-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,795
Posted By ggpepper

What a glorious day! I got a new bottle of...

What a glorious day!
I got a new bottle of bourbon, my dog has a new bag of food and we have a fresh orange/pepper rotisserie chicken to debone.....oh yah and the orange turd may get flushed!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,331
Posted By blacknbluebikes

In the future... (here's George Jetson...) ...

In the future... (here's George Jetson...)
Definitely "bespoke printing." Buyer will be laser-measured and the 'composite components' will be ready the next morning, pre-fit to your skeleton &...
09-29-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 355
Posted By ClydeClydeson

V brakes come with two sizes of washers......

V brakes come with two sizes of washers... actually each arm has two sets of concave/convex washers of different thicknesses. The convex washers always go against the brake arm to form a ball around...
09-28-20, 12:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 577
Posted By Unca_Sam

This is throwing good money after bad. Sell the...

This is throwing good money after bad. Sell the unused rack you have, and buy a rack suitable for the mounting style you have.
09-27-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 574
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

I'll add that with an older bike the chance it...

I'll add that with an older bike the chance it has horizontal rear drop out slots is likely. So the current crop of QE skewers with an exposed cam lever riding on a curved bit of plastic might not be...
09-26-20, 01:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 411
Posted By DrIsotope

Get yourself a narrow-wide chainring. If you have...

Get yourself a narrow-wide chainring. If you have a 46T FSA Pro Road chainring (as the internet cannot locate a Pro combat chainring) then it's pinned and ramped for shifting-- which is basically the...
Forum: Foo
09-26-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,924
Posted By CliffordK

The more I research it... yes, Yodlee may...

The more I research it... yes, Yodlee may provide the account balance verification that PayPal is seeking... but there seems to be very little protection from them data mining my entire bank...
09-26-20, 12:47 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,600
Posted By cpach

The frame is likely made by a large manufacturer...

The frame is likely made by a large manufacturer that produces frames for us based, mainstream brands but I'm pretty sure that frame isn't produced by Giant (who build all of Trek's imported carbon...
Forum: Foo
09-25-20, 11:56 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,924
Posted By AnthonyG

Asking for your password has to be a scam. Has to...

Asking for your password has to be a scam. Has to be. I give my bank account number and name to various people such as employers so that they can directly pay me but no one EVER asks for, or needs my...
09-25-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,628
Posted By downtube42

Oh no, my gearing is too low for this climb, said...

Oh no, my gearing is too low for this climb, said nobody that matters, ever.
09-25-20, 04:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,600
Posted By Iride01

While the Trek and Specialized bikes might have a...

While the Trek and Specialized bikes might have a more robust looking knuckle and more stronger anything else you can point to, the question is really if you need that.

If you are not going to put...
09-25-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,282
Posted By Milton Keynes

Better call Saul.

Better call Saul.
Forum: Foo
09-22-20, 09:20 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,625
Posted By DrIsotope

The benchmark for me was set by The Matrix. ...

The benchmark for me was set by The Matrix. Keanu Reeves was years from becoming an internet darling, and the movie was released with minimal promo, from a directing team no one had ever heard of....
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