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07-08-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 452
Posted By genec

Well yeah... but those are just the "scouts." Now...

Well yeah... but those are just the "scouts." Now that they have released the virus, the mother ship should be along any time now...

Uh oh...
...
07-07-20, 08:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 162
Posted By 70sSanO

KMC X9 (X9.93). Cheap, nickel plated (a little...

KMC X9 (X9.93). Cheap, nickel plated (a little easier to clean), seems to last.

John
07-07-20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 162
Posted By shelbyfv

https://www.jensonusa.com/Chains-Links?MultiValueD...

https://www.jensonusa.com/Chains-Links?MultiValueDriveTrainSpeed=9+Speed I would suggest either of the SRAMs or the KMC. They will come with a quick link.
07-01-20, 12:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 944
Posted By himespau

https://www.boredpanda.com/woman-karen-mistakes-so...

https://www.boredpanda.com/woman-karen-mistakes-someone-for-employee-revenge/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=BPFacebook&fbclid=IwAR0f8bn1BwqRkFli9naiH95oeA9gPrvSH8UuQXi5dBf5pWvJrMA...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,151
Posted By Germanrazor

How wide are your bars?

How wide are your bars?
06-25-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 356
Posted By Fissile

Then he's going to be staying away from pretty...

Then he's going to be staying away from pretty much every bike shop. The days of hole-in-the-wall type bike shops that employ crotchy mechanics named Sheldon who could repair your 50's era Mingus...
06-25-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 356
Posted By dedhed

Doesn't matter whether it uses bolts or nuts as...

Doesn't matter whether it uses bolts or nuts as long as the shell width & threading, spindle length, and taper are correct. Some cartridge BB come with bolts some you have to reuse the old ones or...
06-25-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 356
Posted By JohnDThompson

The crank arm doesn't care if it's mounted with a...

The crank arm doesn't care if it's mounted with a bolt or a nut. JIS taper is JIS taper regardless of mounting type. The concern is whether the axle length is appropriate for whatever crank you want...
06-22-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,457
Posted By ljsense

Look at diaper creams. Since they're used on...

Look at diaper creams. Since they're used on babies, the pressure to be safe is more intense, and you can find some with simple ingredients. Also much less expensive. They work as well or better in...
06-22-20, 06:46 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,773
Posted By ridelikeaturtle

Pump. I'm not in so much of a hurry. With...

Pump. I'm not in so much of a hurry.

With CO2, what happens when you have to re-inflate if the tyre may not seat properly, or you get another flat? How many cartridges would I need to carry? Two,...
06-21-20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 207
Posted By drewfidelic

Thanks for the encouragement. I managed to get...

Thanks for the encouragement. I managed to get the piece of the old cable that was preventing the shifter from moving. All is well, and I can continue without replacing any major components on this...
06-20-20, 09:09 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,221
Posted By mr_bill

https://youtu.be/2KWtgcHxA8k (In case not...

https://youtu.be/2KWtgcHxA8k

(In case not available in your jurisdiction, trailer to Lady Bird Movie.)

Slightly more likely than a Close Encounter of the 1973 Chevy Impala Kind.

-mr. bill
Forum: Foo
06-15-20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 752
Posted By 3alarmer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mB7oUI32E1Y

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mB7oUI32E1Y
06-13-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,008
Posted By Equinox

More Certain Than Death and Taxes

On a two lane road , with each lane going in the opposite direction, if there is an obstacle to the oncoming traffic (ambulance, delivery truck, utility truck, bicyclist, etc), the oncoming car will...
06-11-20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 789
Posted By theDirtyLemon

It is the most significant image in all of...

It is the most significant image in all of cyclery the future of shimano and american capitalism depends on this shoe picture
06-11-20, 07:14 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,741
Posted By BobbyG

It's not the vehicle, its the driver.

It's not the vehicle, its the driver.
06-11-20, 12:20 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,741
Posted By CliffordK

Lowboy carrying a 15' wide Dozer.

Lowboy carrying a 15' wide Dozer.
06-05-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,273
Posted By Viich

I'm ambivalent about separated bike lanes -...

I'm ambivalent about separated bike lanes - they're appropriate for some streets, but not all. Many implementations increase the danger at every intersection, which are the most dangerous spots,...
06-05-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 8,499
Posted By nomadmax

I can tell you this for an absolute fact, If I...

I can tell you this for an absolute fact, If I were still on the job, got the call and saw that video I'd find him and arrest him for robbery. He used force in the commission of a theft offense.
06-05-20, 08:01 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,686
Posted By MntnMan62

If I am going to come up on someone walking and...

If I am going to come up on someone walking and will be in somewhat close proximity to them, I will yell out "on your left". If I'm a good distance away I won't say anything.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-20, 06:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,020
Posted By WhyFi

Doesn't really matter - he lays hand on someone's...

Doesn't really matter - he lays hand on someone's kid, he deserves a swift and thorough beat-down.
06-01-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 573
Posted By trailangel

I always buy Conti tubes. Never had a bad one.

I always buy Conti tubes. Never had a bad one.
05-27-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 478
Posted By mikebian

I took it apart this morning and found wear on a...

I took it apart this morning and found wear on a ratchet that makes it un-repairable. Then I took it ALL apart. Buying the Microshift brifters now. Thanks for all of your input.
...
05-25-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 619
Posted By midgetbiker

You are correct. BUT whenever that tile is within...

You are correct. BUT whenever that tile is within 150 ft of any other Tile, the location of my missing Tile will be sent to me. I have located a wallet this way. So no, it is not a GPS tracker. But...
05-23-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 611
Posted By Bill Kapaun

.041mm is .00163". I doubt you could drill 2...

.041mm is .00163".
I doubt you could drill 2 consecutive holes with the same drill bit and get that close on both.
Forum: Foo
05-18-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,921
Posted By noisebeam

Perhaps you need some 3D driveway art to fool...

Perhaps you need some 3D driveway art to fool away the turners. No one wants to drive into a hole.
...
05-16-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 489
Posted By davidad

I use a 3/8" nut to simulate the drop outs on the...

I use a 3/8" nut to simulate the drop outs on the drive side of the axle. I install the QR and then adjust the bearings with a small amount of preload. When the QR is opened the bearings will have a...
05-09-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,414
Posted By Happy Feet

Spending time on a bicycle internet discussion...

Spending time on a bicycle internet discussion forum talking about wasting time seems strange.
04-28-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 556
Posted By Miele Man

What the heck. If you don't waiting for it to...

What the heck. If you don't waiting for it to arrive I'll send one out to you as soon as you're able to send me your address. I'm in South Central Ontario Canada so it'd take about a week to get to...
04-28-20, 03:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,199
Posted By tankist

After having pretty bad service in 2 different...

After having pretty bad service in 2 different LBSs I started doing all my bikes related work myself. I keep acquiring tools and knowledge. This is fun and quite useful.
04-26-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 689
Posted By berner

Try it on corona virus. If it works you'll be a...

Try it on corona virus. If it works you'll be a hero.
Forum: Foo
04-24-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 672
Posted By genec

I recently heard a stastic that went something...

I recently heard a stastic that went something like this... normally there are about 2.2 million air passengers a day, but now that number is around 250 thousand a day. Huge difference.

Don't...
04-15-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,421
Posted By tyrion

Triples are only for the very advanced bicyclist....

Triples are only for the very advanced bicyclist. Beginners should start with a single chainring, then after a few years move up to a double chainring, then after decades of experience move up to a...
Forum: Foo
04-12-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,902
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Do I get my man card back? I know the beer it...

Do I get my man card back? I know the beer it still cheap but cold.

...
04-10-20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 565
Posted By Trevtassie

Wipe it off and ride it. Grease is just oil with...

Wipe it off and ride it. Grease is just oil with something in it to make it viscous. This is most likely grease wiped onto the axle during assembly, the oil from that grease has migrated because...
04-10-20, 07:05 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,994
Posted By The Big Wheel

I ride my bike to work, 6 miles each way. What I...

I ride my bike to work, 6 miles each way. What I did was go to home depot and I bought the fattest heaviest chain they had and a padlock. Probably 15+ pounds for both. I leave both at work at the...
Forum: Foo
04-08-20, 05:51 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,489
Posted By genec

https://youtu.be/P8tTwXv4glY

https://youtu.be/P8tTwXv4glY
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 722
Posted By Bob Ross

My recommendation would be to not buy an...

My recommendation would be to not buy an integrated stem/bar. For the same reasons that one should probably not buy integrated pants/shoes.
04-05-20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By Trevtassie

LMGTFY...

LMGTFY https://news.google.com/search?q=children%20covid-19&hl=en-AU&gl=AU&ceid=AU%3Aen
04-02-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 9,362
Posted By HTupolev

There are a few long downhill Strava segments in...

There are a few long downhill Strava segments in my area where the KOM is held by a dude who was on a recumbent, headed to the shooting range with a rear bag full of ammunition. Super aero, super...
03-28-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,153
Posted By grannygears

Stem Length...

Hey guys, as the OP I wanted to update you guys on my situation. I'm sorry it took so long I had no idea this thread took off like this. So I have been out for 6 rides on my 2020 Norco Search XR A-1...
03-26-20, 06:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 849
Posted By noisebeam

Well, hopefully they don't suck.

Well, hopefully they don't suck.
Forum: Foo
03-25-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 5,923
Posted By curbtender

Ha, toilet paper videos...little language for...

Ha, toilet paper videos...little language for those sensitive.
https://youtu.be/ojrtwXqqc6g
Forum: Foo
03-25-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 5,923
Posted By skijor

Splash! ...

Splash!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vzb98tQp53I&feature=emb_title
Forum: Foo
03-19-20, 09:59 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 5,923
Posted By Hondo Gravel

FRIKIN Nebraska! Corn Huskers! Best college team...

FRIKIN Nebraska! Corn Huskers! Best college team I ever witnessed playing! Wipe you’re butts with whatever! Come one now! Get resourceful! The spine of the country is the middle from S Texas to N...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,268
Posted By rumrunn6

just don't try to burn it off ... :D ...

just don't try to burn it off ... :D

https://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics/470515-i-set-my-rear-wheel-fire.html
03-18-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 664
Posted By cpper

Reply from FSA: The written “outside” they have...

Reply from FSA: The written “outside” they have to be placed outside (picture B). The groove on the washer remains a mistery.
03-05-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 842
Posted By HillRider

Frankly, that seems to me to be a terrible design...

Frankly, that seems to me to be a terrible design for a child carrier. First, as noted, it puts a load on the stem it was never intended to take. Second, in the event of an accident, the child hits...
03-02-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 698
Posted By indyfabz

By the time you finish if will be time to start...

By the time you finish if will be time to start over.
01-23-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,246
Posted By ndrose

the “6 cm mortar” would be handy for clearing...

the “6 cm mortar” would be handy for clearing away the cars parked in bike lanes.
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