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04-10-21, 03:49 PM
Replies: 67
Igh
Views: 1,923
Posted By Reynolds

My thought when I built my Nexus 8 commuter bike...

My thought when I built my Nexus 8 commuter bike was "what lubricant can I put on this to avoid disassembling it every 5,000 kms?"
So I when I disassembled it for its first service drilled & tapped...
04-09-21, 10:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,301
Posted By Reynolds

It's not finished yet, wait till they pour the...

It's not finished yet, wait till they pour the concrete on it.
04-02-21, 10:47 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,702
Posted By Reynolds

Mondia, Election, Roamer. This thread remembered...

Mondia, Election, Roamer. This thread remembered me that I had these somewhere. They worked OK years ago, but the oil must have dried out or something.....
03-27-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,090
Posted By Reynolds

Fork looks bent. Otherwise, that'll buff right...

Fork looks bent. Otherwise, that'll buff right off.
03-16-21, 04:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 404
Posted By Reynolds

There are many threads about this on the Utility...

There are many threads about this on the Utility Cycling subforum.
03-11-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,583
Posted By Reynolds

Somehow this discussion reminds me of the guy who...

Somehow this discussion reminds me of the guy who found how to make bikes faster - using a taller gear, like a 60/11!
03-11-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,583
Posted By Reynolds

My road bike has 170, my MTB 175 and my hybrid...

My road bike has 170, my MTB 175 and my hybrid 165 (because I built it from used parts and that's what I had at the moment). I must be very insensitive, because I can't feel any differences.
03-05-21, 08:26 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,946
Posted By Reynolds

:thumb: Another 2 for you: "Left a good...

:thumb:
Another 2 for you:

"Left a good job in the city
Working for the Man every night and day..."

"Ain't no food upon the table, and no pork up in the pan
But you better not complain, boy,...
03-04-21, 05:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 602
Posted By Reynolds

I wouldn't convert a double or triple to 1x, the...

I wouldn't convert a double or triple to 1x, the small "complication" and added weight doesn't bother me. I might build a 1x from zero for relaxed rides on flat terrain, where 6 gears are more than...
03-04-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 602
Posted By Reynolds

I was too before trying it, but in real life...

I was too before trying it, but in real life never had any problems with 1x6 or 1x7. This was on hybrids with long chainstays though and on pavement.
03-03-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,946
Posted By Reynolds

"My papa said son, don't let the Man get you and...

"My papa said son, don't let the Man get you and do what he's done to me
'Cause he'll get you
'Cause he'll get ya now, now"
03-02-21, 08:02 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,946
Posted By Reynolds

I do it all myself - but my bikes are old and...

I do it all myself - but my bikes are old and simple, no CF, no electronics, no hydraulics, no suspension...
03-02-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 329
Posted By Reynolds

Redishing should correct that easily.

Redishing should correct that easily.
02-26-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,511
Posted By Reynolds

Only way to know is to buy it.

Only way to know is to buy it.
02-25-21, 03:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,511
Posted By Reynolds

Don't get me started on word plays...

Don't get me started on word plays...
02-20-21, 06:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,040
Posted By Reynolds

I'd rather ride a Litespeed Blade.

I'd rather ride a Litespeed Blade.
02-15-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 984
Posted By Reynolds

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02-06-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,163
Posted By Reynolds

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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02-06-21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,163
Posted By Reynolds

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01-25-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 8,028
Posted By Reynolds

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Giovanni Battaglin won the 1981 Giro on this bike. You don't get much faster than...
01-23-21, 11:07 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 7,059
Posted By Reynolds

That'll buff right off! Said sarcastically about...

That'll buff right off! Said sarcastically about a bike damaged/corroded beyond any hope of repairing it.
01-13-21, 09:30 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,382
Posted By Reynolds

If fire is good for removing a dork disk, why...

If fire is good for removing a dork disk, why wouldn't it work to strip paint?
01-12-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 17,618
Posted By Reynolds

I know this is a zombie thread, but have an...

I know this is a zombie thread, but have an important question: were C. Itoh bikes manufactured by H. Tano?
01-11-21, 03:27 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,505
Posted By Reynolds

Kharkov derailleurs...

Kharkov derailleurs (http://www.disraeligears.co.uk/Site/Kharkov_derailleurs.html)
01-06-21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 8,854
Posted By Reynolds

I learned from a mechanic that if the beer can...

I learned from a mechanic that if the beer can shim is too thick you can hammer it to the needed thickness.
01-03-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 999
Posted By Reynolds

Horizontal dropouts with quick releases were the...

Horizontal dropouts with quick releases were the norm for many years in the pro peloton and they worked OK, so I doubt a "normal" rider would have problems with them. OTOH, low gearing today is much...
01-02-21, 10:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 999
Posted By Reynolds

42X16 would be my choice for all around riding,...

42X16 would be my choice for all around riding, 17 if there are some hills and 15 for the road.
01-02-21, 01:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 690
Posted By Reynolds

It won't affect performance or safety IMO. But it...

It won't affect performance or safety IMO. But it could affect your peace of mind if you have a slight OCD streak like many of us...
01-01-21, 08:56 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 21,948
Posted By Reynolds

No hate for e-bikes here. But to me they are not...

No hate for e-bikes here. But to me they are not bicycles, just light electric motorcycles.
They have a motor, bicycles don't.
01-01-21, 01:48 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 21,948
Posted By Reynolds

Campagnolo 2 bolt seatpost is a great design IMO....

Campagnolo 2 bolt seatpost is a great design IMO.
Can't say the same about Thomson setback seatposts and press fit BBs.
12-31-20, 03:09 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 21,948
Posted By Reynolds

Spelling that bugs me: Campagnola Peleton ...

Spelling that bugs me:
Campagnola
Peleton
Grouppo
12-31-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 21,948
Posted By Reynolds

I knew a guy who used to say: Everyone slower...

I knew a guy who used to say: Everyone slower than me is a lazy slacker who doesn't train enough, and everyone faster than me is a cheater on drugs.
12-30-20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 21,948
Posted By Reynolds

I don't understand why all the anger with wearing...

I don't understand why all the anger with wearing team kit (I have none of them). Nobody would think one was a real pro, right? I see them as an homage - in soccer it's quite common for amateurs to...
12-29-20, 09:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,826
Posted By Reynolds

Sorry about your crash, get well soon!

Sorry about your crash, get well soon!
12-29-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 21,948
Posted By Reynolds

"Fixies". Not the bikes themselves, but all the...

"Fixies". Not the bikes themselves, but all the pseudo-philosophical hype about them.
12-28-20, 11:01 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,379
Posted By Reynolds

I assumed this thread was in jest and posted...

I assumed this thread was in jest and posted accordingly. Now apparently it has turned serious, which leaves me in a bad situation. Please next time let us know when a thread orientation changes.
12-26-20, 10:06 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 8,854
Posted By Reynolds

Orthodoxy says don't use grease on square taper...

Orthodoxy says don't use grease on square taper BBs, but I've always used it with good results so far.
12-15-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,290
Posted By Reynolds

Same here. I was always slow, endurance is my...

Same here. I was always slow, endurance is my thing and I'm not that bad at it, but despite this I always had fun competing with friends and strangers, even did some races many years ago. Now at 69,...
12-15-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 9,273
Posted By Reynolds

To me drafting is part of the sport. I ask before...

To me drafting is part of the sport. I ask before drafting someone, but don't mind if someone drafts me, even without asking.
12-04-20, 10:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 770
Posted By Reynolds

Some freewhels are so tight that a 10" wrench...

Some freewhels are so tight that a 10" wrench isn't enough. Please excuse me if you knew that already.
That Megarange sprocket+small front ring+steep uphill+heavy rider can put a LOT of torque on...
12-04-20, 07:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,415
Posted By Reynolds

I'd say keep the Somec and if you really want a...

I'd say keep the Somec and if you really want a De Rosa wait for a nicer one to appear. Just my .02.
12-01-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,143
Posted By Reynolds

Cams?

Cams?
11-30-20, 06:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,878
Posted By Reynolds

My trailer is built that way - it's a...

My trailer is built that way - it's a CarryFreedom Y-frame clone with a big wooden crate strapped to the flatbed. Both the flatbed and crate floor are 3/8" plywood. 90% of the time I use the crate,...
11-28-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,983
Posted By Reynolds

1980 Raleigh DL-1

1980 Raleigh DL-1
11-26-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,118
Posted By Reynolds

+1. Lower the saddle so he can reach the floor...

+1. Lower the saddle so he can reach the floor comfortably while seated, remove the pedals so he doesn't scratch his shins/calves and tell him to sit on the bike and push it with his feet on the...
11-24-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,143
Posted By Reynolds

After that, they should've introduced Biopace UHP...

After that, they should've introduced Biopace UHP (Ultra High Performance) with totally round chainrings.
11-24-20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 16,455
Posted By Reynolds

Maybe cycling is a poor form of exercise. I don't...

Maybe cycling is a poor form of exercise. I don't care because I don't cycle for fitness, that's just a side effect. I ride because I like it.
11-24-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,143
Posted By Reynolds

Not oval, not eccentric: ...

Not oval, not eccentric:


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11-23-20, 05:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,748
Posted By Reynolds

Plumbing repairs almost always pose unexpected...

Plumbing repairs almost always pose unexpected problems in my experience.
11-22-20, 09:48 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,186
Posted By Reynolds

Come to think of it, "hand pedal" doesn't seem...

Come to think of it, "hand pedal" doesn't seem etymologically correct - should it be "manal"?
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