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07-03-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 212
Posted By grizzly59

Your derailer adjustment may be a bit off, won't...

Your derailer adjustment may be a bit off, won't cost anything to look. On your derailer housing you should have a barrel adjuster somewhere. Turn the adjuster 1/2 turn counterclockwise, ride around...
07-03-20, 12:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 452
Posted By grizzly59

Precursor to an Alien invasion? Ha, wake up,...

Precursor to an Alien invasion? Ha, wake up, they’re already here.
06-24-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 817
Posted By grizzly59

I would lay it flat drive side down, add...

I would lay it flat drive side down, add penetrating oil, and let it soak a day or two. If the chain has that much rust then the chain ring bolt might have rust too.
06-24-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 604
Posted By grizzly59

Pump it up to where you want with your floor...

Pump it up to where you want with your floor pump. Now pinch your tire with your thumb and forefinger. Do it again tomorrow. Now you know what it feels like, and you wonít exceed that with your hand...
06-20-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 571
Posted By grizzly59

Sienna is a mini van? Do you want to open the...

Sienna is a mini van? Do you want to open the back lift gate with the rack attached? This may narrow your choices.
06-19-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,218
Posted By grizzly59

If the other guy has a better lawyer, then it's...

If the other guy has a better lawyer, then it's your fault.
06-08-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 417
Posted By grizzly59

Today is seatpost anti-corrosion day

Title says it. Take out Mr. Seatpost and do what needs doing. My bikes are Al or Steel, I'll be using auto wheel bearing grease to keep bad things from happening. I know nothing about carbonite.
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06-06-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 441
Posted By grizzly59

If you ride in the drops and your helmet has a...

If you ride in the drops and your helmet has a visor, you may have restricted vision in front of you. For me, I can't see the car crossing the centerline 100yds in front of me, so a visor is a no-go.
05-29-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,399
Posted By grizzly59

I think a front is the same as a rear, difference...

I think a front is the same as a rear, difference is the direction the pads are installed.
05-21-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,718
Posted By grizzly59

I don’t know if the seller should open the...

I don’t know if the seller should open the package. You should definitely not buy it. 50 years old, French, $80, No Go.
Forum: Foo
05-19-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,920
Posted By grizzly59

Got an arc welder and some scrap I-beam or angle...

Got an arc welder and some scrap I-beam or angle iron?

...
05-18-20, 09:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,632
Posted By grizzly59

I have two road helmets. One sticker says 2004,...

I have two road helmets. One sticker says 2004, the other says 2018. I can’t tell the difference in condition between them other than 2004 is a bit more scratched up. Please don’t tell the helmet...
05-18-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 596
Posted By grizzly59

Nice driveway. Dawn + water + bristle brush. ...

Nice driveway. Dawn + water + bristle brush. Scrub a bit, cover with 1 inch cat litter. Forget about it for a few days. For that nice drive, maybe try flour vs cat litter. You may need to repeat...
05-14-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,538
Posted By grizzly59

Deals come, deals go. 175mm is prob too big. ...

Deals come, deals go. 175mm is prob too big. 165/170
05-11-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 515
Posted By grizzly59

Did you let my son ride your bike?

Did you let my son ride your bike?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,397
Posted By grizzly59

I had to beat this into my head- Any issues...

I had to beat this into my head- Any issues downshifting when going uphill, unclip immediately.
05-01-20, 09:15 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,412
Posted By grizzly59

Dwillems26- The main cable attachment to your...

Dwillems26- The main cable attachment to your front straddle wire yoke is backward, put the bolt in from the other side. Cheers
04-21-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 479
Posted By grizzly59

Crank back to 1968 or so, Schwinn made Typhoons...

Crank back to 1968 or so, Schwinn made Typhoons with a 2-speed coaster brake. Heavy 26" wheel gaspipe bike. Took a licking and kept on ticking.
04-14-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,120
Posted By grizzly59

Gave up the gym when the goofs would just sit on...

Gave up the gym when the goofs would just sit on the benches / stations staring at their phones for 15 min or so. No sharing, putting stuff back, etc. Fk-it. Bought 2nd hand iron and 8 pair of...
Forum: Foo
04-12-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,901
Posted By grizzly59

:thumb:

:thumb:
Forum: Foo
04-12-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,901
Posted By grizzly59

These are desperate times, I think card...

These are desperate times, I think card forfeiture is too extreme. I suggest posting pics of restocked refrigeration device to verify compliance and mock selections.
04-11-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 702
Posted By grizzly59

If you see plastic pieces, they’re going to break...

If you see plastic pieces, they’re going to break in a year or two. Lower end shimano canti brakes had built in self-destruct.
Forum: Touring
04-06-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,740
Posted By grizzly59

Where are you going to pack a cot? Picture,...

Where are you going to pack a cot? Picture, diagram?
04-02-20, 06:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,072
Posted By grizzly59

Found these: BB fixed cup / lockring spanner...

Found these:

BB fixed cup / lockring spanner (Campy)...
03-31-20, 06:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 676
Posted By grizzly59

Well here we go, just fur fun ...

Well here we go, just fur fun

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o5QOCUbSZvQ
03-31-20, 05:11 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,578
Posted By grizzly59

As soon as the police hear “stolen bike” they...

As soon as the police hear “stolen bike” they have a good laugh and wait for the next call.
03-29-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,944
Posted By grizzly59

Around here, when you meet someone who's off his...

Around here, when you meet someone who's off his meds, there's a small but not insignificant chance he's packing a gun.
03-29-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 394
Posted By grizzly59

An old USA / British made steel solid axle when...

An old USA / British made steel solid axle when straightened is better than a new chinese one. That small bend in a good steel axle won't be weakened by straightening.
03-27-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,432
Posted By grizzly59

Tough choice here, eh

Tough choice here, eh
03-26-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 666
Posted By grizzly59

SnapOff has one you can buy wih a payment plan

SnapOff has one you can buy wih a payment plan
03-20-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 383
Posted By grizzly59

Don't put any kind of lube on any braking surface...

Don't put any kind of lube on any braking surface or brake pad. Rim or disk brake.
03-16-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 664
Posted By grizzly59

Sorry, now I have no idea. It bugs me I can't...

Sorry, now I have no idea. It bugs me I can't find any formal instructions. I found this pic, I realize it doesn't answer your Q:

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03-15-20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 664
Posted By grizzly59

My guess- it's a universal washer so if the cap...

My guess- it's a universal washer so if the cap has the elevated inner ring or not the washer will work. Is the groove in the washer deep enough that the inner ring fits completely within the washer?...
02-23-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,727
Posted By grizzly59

1) Open the offending e-mail 2) Scroll to the...

1) Open the offending e-mail
2) Scroll to the bottom
3) Click "Remove Me"

Easy
02-12-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,203
Posted By grizzly59

Aluminum frames are welded then heat treated. ...

Aluminum frames are welded then heat treated. You need the proper heat treatment which a good tig welder can't do himself. Frame is scrap. New frame is far far cheaper than your medical bills when...
01-31-20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,203
Posted By grizzly59

Out walking my dog I see tons of drivers staring...

Out walking my dog I see tons of drivers staring at their laps as they drive through the neighborhoods. Usually way above the speed limit. It’s not just the teenagers, it’s 17-70, men & women,...
01-26-20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,414
Posted By grizzly59

Tip from an old NoDak’er- protect your crotch...

Tip from an old NoDak’er- protect your crotch with some sort of wind block if it’s cold and your riding with any speed / wind. Ziplock bags work pretty well. And yes you vector add the wind speed /...
01-23-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,246
Posted By grizzly59

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01-10-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,689
Posted By grizzly59

Bike Thievery FYI

Bike Thieves (https://www.nydailynews.com/news/crime/ny-california-bike-thieves-couple-aluminum-bats-20200110-nlwypp4lhbgd3kcrsjc77ztaxu-story.html)
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