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10-07-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 422
Posted By frankenmike

Looks light and fast man!

Looks light and fast man!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,058
Posted By frankenmike

I suppose you do have a point there.

I suppose you do have a point there.
08-16-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 53,562
Posted By frankenmike

Those bamboo bikes are cool, but why do the lugs...

Those bamboo bikes are cool, but why do the lugs always seem to look like dirty bandages? 😄
Forum: Commuting
08-10-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,943
Posted By frankenmike

As previously stated, forget trying to prolong...

As previously stated, forget trying to prolong winter chains. Lube it throughout the season, then get a new one. Single gear drivetrains help.
07-28-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 53,562
Posted By frankenmike

Certainly no show pony, but fun light and nimble...

Certainly no show pony, but fun light and nimble in its latest iteration.
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07-19-20, 12:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 667
Posted By frankenmike

WD40 and a toothpick. Works like a charm on shoe...

WD40 and a toothpick. Works like a charm on shoe soles too.
07-14-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 450
Posted By frankenmike

A light film of carbon assembly paste between the...

A light film of carbon assembly paste between the rails and the post would be a good thing to try.
07-10-20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 816
Posted By frankenmike

It appears that the rear facing end of the screw...

It appears that the rear facing end of the screw is bent. I would figure out a way to remove towards the rear if possible, using methods described above.
07-06-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 264
Posted By frankenmike

Buffing compound(like is used for automobiles)...

Buffing compound(like is used for automobiles) and a rag.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,909
Posted By frankenmike

Most accurate would be to divide your distance by...

Most accurate would be to divide your distance by how long it actually took you.
Forum: Commuting
07-03-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,974
Posted By frankenmike

For commuting, the 2.0s are quite sufficient IMO....

For commuting, the 2.0s are quite sufficient IMO. Couple wraps with strapping tape is my preferred rim tape(tape with filaments). Pair of sks fenders and you’ve got yourself a heck of a commuter!...
04-14-20, 05:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 555
Posted By frankenmike

I typically engage the lockout for sections of...

I typically engage the lockout for sections of pavement, then unlock for trail. My system basically increases compression damping, so you end up “un-travelled” geometry-wise.
04-13-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,576
Posted By frankenmike

I wear the same stuff road and mtb. Only...

I wear the same stuff road and mtb. Only difference is the camelbak and shoes.
Forum: Foo
01-02-20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,007
Posted By frankenmike

When I went keto I switched from beer to straight...

When I went keto I switched from beer to straight up bourbon or gin. Neat.
12-26-19, 08:25 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,812
Posted By frankenmike

OP, I carry one in hopes I won’t need it.

OP, I carry one in hopes I won’t need it.
Forum: Commuting
11-22-19, 07:32 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 10,640
Posted By frankenmike

This is a question that I find difficult to...

This is a question that I find difficult to answer definitively. The answer differs on a case by case basis. Years of experience lead to a judgement call for each situation for me. Sometimes yes,...
11-08-19, 08:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,564
Posted By frankenmike

I’d make a gasket out of an old innertube to go...

I’d make a gasket out of an old innertube to go between the cage and the frame.
Forum: Foo
11-05-19, 06:18 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,107
Posted By frankenmike

Thanks guys. Climbing is much faster and easier....

Thanks guys. Climbing is much faster and easier. Putting socks on is, too! LOL
Forum: Foo
11-05-19, 02:18 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,107
Posted By frankenmike

Been doing keto for almost a year, 51 lbs. lost...

Been doing keto for almost a year, 51 lbs. lost so far. I’d describe it as a way to balance CICO without being as hungry. Tried many other weight loss strategies over the years, only keto got...
11-01-19, 05:58 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,701
Posted By frankenmike

You could use a Park TL10 type tool.

You could use a Park TL10 type tool.
Forum: Commuting
09-27-19, 06:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 781
Posted By frankenmike

Check out baileyworks- abit pricey, but can be...

Check out baileyworks- abit pricey, but can be tailored how you want.
09-19-19, 10:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 548
Posted By frankenmike

As mentioned, Aluminum can. Cheap, easy,...

As mentioned, Aluminum can. Cheap, easy, effective. If it eventually develops play again, no harm no foul.
09-01-19, 10:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,819
Posted By frankenmike

26.0 is a common older road clamp standard. Any...

26.0 is a common older road clamp standard. Any 25.4 flat bar will work just fine with an aluminum can shim.
08-21-19, 02:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 333
Posted By frankenmike

Tapered steerer- stem end is 1 1/8; fork end is 1...

Tapered steerer- stem end is 1 1/8; fork end is 1 1/2.
07-20-19, 08:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,720
Posted By frankenmike

Ketones are the product of lipolysis, i.e. fat...

Ketones are the product of lipolysis, i.e. fat burning, and are the other molecule besides glucose that provide energy to our cells. Nutritional ketosis is very different from ketoacidosis. Btw I’ve...
06-27-19, 04:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,434
Posted By frankenmike

I’d advise doing some reading of Sheldon Brown’s...

I’d advise doing some reading of Sheldon Brown’s articles. Lots of good info there for diy bike stuff.
05-04-19, 12:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,369
Posted By frankenmike

Very good advice IMO. Run it till it gives up,...

Very good advice IMO. Run it till it gives up, then a quick switch out and good to go for another very long time.
04-23-19, 09:03 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,805
Posted By frankenmike

I certainly wouldn’t fault anyone for opting to...

I certainly wouldn’t fault anyone for opting to utilize the convenience of a dishing gauge; however, all truing stands are also dishing gauges- just flip the wheel.
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