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Forum: Commuting
06-02-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,273
Posted By Darth Lefty

It's nice they got $4,700,000 but I wonder what...

It's nice they got $4,700,000 but I wonder what they thought they were going to accomplish with their $20,000 goal
Forum: Commuting
06-02-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,273
Posted By Darth Lefty

sorry man, maybe next timeline ...

sorry man, maybe next timeline

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06-02-20, 12:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 403
Posted By Darth Lefty

Hadley hubs! Nice I saw some people going...

Hadley hubs! Nice

I saw some people going around Lake Natoma yesterday on a co-mo. The stoker seemed way out of sorts, she was doing kind of a hop out of her seat.
Forum: Commuting
06-01-20, 09:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,273
Posted By Darth Lefty

I figuratively can't even

I figuratively can't even
06-01-20, 09:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 117
Posted By Darth Lefty

My candidate for you is an All-City Electric...

My candidate for you is an All-City Electric Queen. It's like a nicer Karate Monkey. But really what you need is a time machine. Mountain bikes have diverged further from hybrids. They have longer...
06-01-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 183
Posted By Darth Lefty

Nice and Tangy. Look at that tread! wow, serious...

Nice and Tangy. Look at that tread! wow, serious bike
06-01-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 131
Posted By Darth Lefty

A troll frame will take many kinds of wheel sizes...

A troll frame will take many kinds of wheel sizes as long as they're disk. It only needs to be 26" if you want to use v-brakes. True 29er might be a stretch but people have done 27.5 x 2.8, or medium...
Forum: Commuting
06-01-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,273
Posted By Darth Lefty

Well that's obvious, he plugged... himself......

Well that's obvious, he plugged... himself... into a...


oh man this thread. RSMHOFL
Forum: Commuting
05-31-20, 11:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,649
Posted By Darth Lefty

Today I tried to ride my age on my birthday....

Today I tried to ride my age on my birthday. Endurance was there but quad cramped up at 35 miles and I limped home for forty, three short
Forum: Commuting
05-31-20, 02:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 302
Posted By Darth Lefty

FSA is a brand of crank found on many bikes. Itís...

FSA is a brand of crank found on many bikes. Itís fine.

The ďmissing teethĒ are called Hyperglide. They aid shifting and you can find they repeat and the pattern they make aligns with the stamped...
Forum: Commuting
05-30-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,275
Posted By Darth Lefty

Here's a generic shopping list Frameset:...

Here's a generic shopping list

Frameset: Frame, fork, headset, brake posts. Seems like you have these. Clean and fresh grease

Cockpit: Stem, spacers, handlebar, grips, seat post, saddle, seat...
Forum: Commuting
05-30-20, 06:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 166
Posted By Darth Lefty

Ha ha ha, retirement! That'll be the day

Ha ha ha, retirement! That'll be the day
Forum: Commuting
05-30-20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,275
Posted By Darth Lefty

And brakes, controls, and cockpit parts. Do you...

And brakes, controls, and cockpit parts. Do you have access to used parts and bike tools? New parts will make this project more expensive than a new bike.
05-29-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 389
Posted By Darth Lefty

So in conclusion, no, the argument has not...

So in conclusion, no, the argument has not changed.
05-29-20, 12:16 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,158
Posted By Darth Lefty

If you think your gauge is inaccurate at 8 bar...

If you think your gauge is inaccurate at 8 bar look at how well it does at the <1 bar level for us plus and fat tire riders
05-28-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 294
Posted By Darth Lefty

I really feel like the interface of pad to rotor...

I really feel like the interface of pad to rotor is the most important thing, and everything else is a matter of adding adjustments and durability. They also don’t seem to change very fast. The new...
05-27-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 294
Posted By Darth Lefty

Pay attention to what pads youíre getting.

Pay attention to what pads youíre getting.
Forum: Commuting
05-25-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 883
Posted By Darth Lefty

Not at all! Braze-ons made of flint are known to...

Not at all! Braze-ons made of flint are known to be particularly brittle, even more so than cast iron.
05-25-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 346
Posted By Darth Lefty

That would be one very svelte and graceful...

That would be one very svelte and graceful mountain bike.

American inch size balloon tires also have inch size wheels. We've just all agreed to call them by their metric sizes. A 26 inch tire has...
Forum: Commuting
05-24-20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 184
Posted By Darth Lefty

Donít spend a dime on it, make sure everything is...

Donít spend a dime on it, make sure everything is adjusted and greased
05-24-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 7,871
Posted By Darth Lefty

The sequel. At least I took out the balls first...

The sequel. At least I took out the balls first this time

...
05-24-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 7,871
Posted By Darth Lefty

I wish I had slow motion video of this one ...

I wish I had slow motion video of this one


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05-23-20, 12:05 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 9,054
Posted By Darth Lefty

When I crushed on bikes as a hobby about seven or...

When I crushed on bikes as a hobby about seven or eight years ago I found GP and Rivendell's iconoclasm very appealing. I fell off the wagon into the mainstream* thanks to riding enough to see that...
05-22-20, 09:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,176
Posted By Darth Lefty

Not the hero we need but the hero we deserve

Not the hero we need but the hero we deserve
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-20, 03:17 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,337
Posted By Darth Lefty

For a while new cell phones were obviously better...

For a while new cell phones were obviously better than the 2yo model. That's not really happening any more. The numbers keep going up but they don't matter, screen size is just a fashion and its...
Forum: Commuting
05-21-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 474
Posted By Darth Lefty

You aren't going to zing me about the very idea...

You aren't going to zing me about the very idea of "oxidant-rich"? geez man.

There's so much woo about Brooks saddles.
05-21-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,341
Posted By Darth Lefty

If you clicked on this thread and you are...

If you clicked on this thread and you are disappointed itís not more substantial, here is a variant of the Monty Hall paradox for your calculating pleasure
...
05-20-20, 11:03 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,274
Posted By Darth Lefty

Itís been almost 30 years since anyone sold a 27Ē...

Itís been almost 30 years since anyone sold a 27Ē wheel bike and you can still get those. I wouldnít worry about it yet.
Forum: Commuting
05-20-20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 474
Posted By Darth Lefty

It's an oxidant-rich formula that nourishes as it...

It's an oxidant-rich formula that nourishes as it lifts for a fuss-free glow
Forum: Commuting
05-20-20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 450
Posted By Darth Lefty

I'm WFH here until day care and school are back...

I'm WFH here until day care and school are back to normal. So who knows?
05-20-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By Darth Lefty

It's not the norm. Marin Pine Mountain and Surly...

It's not the norm. Marin Pine Mountain and Surly Karate Monkey are a couple of examples.
05-19-20, 10:38 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 8,460
Posted By Darth Lefty

Working on the Hotrock today. Really not pleased...

Working on the Hotrock today. Really not pleased with the color...

...
05-19-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By Darth Lefty

As the price increases, enduro and trail bike...

As the price increases, enduro and trail bike forks lose their lockouts when they get adjustable compression, because those two features go in the same place. It depends on the model, too. Rock Shox...
Forum: Foo
05-19-20, 12:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 557
Posted By Darth Lefty

Not all those who wander are lost. indyfabz...

Not all those who wander are lost. indyfabz look, one marble


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05-18-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 406
Posted By Darth Lefty

Thanks guys, I ordered a simple one from a US...

Thanks guys, I ordered a simple one from a US seller much like the one above
05-18-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 357
Posted By Darth Lefty

Think how much wrong it could possibly be - about...

Think how much wrong it could possibly be - about 0.2% per mm - and then decide not to worry.

Maybe someday someone will invent a speed sensor that shoots a laser at the ground like computer mice...
Forum: Foo
05-18-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,280
Posted By Darth Lefty

Just circling back here. I got one of the carbon...

Just circling back here. I got one of the carbon steel Lodge pans, and I LLLLOVE it. I am definitely going to be getting larger one also. I canít see any reason to own a cast-iron pan when these...
Forum: Foo
05-18-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 557
Posted By Darth Lefty

only if you find a way to do it with just one...

only if you find a way to do it with just one marble
05-17-20, 12:34 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,391
Posted By Darth Lefty

A gravel bike is a bike like that old "sport...

A gravel bike is a bike like that old "sport touring" bike but I can buy it today brand new in a bike store. It has the benefit of another 40 years of refinement in fit and ease of use and it's...
05-17-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,800
Posted By Darth Lefty

Nice, enjoy! Good that you could get a test ride,...

Nice, enjoy! Good that you could get a test ride, considering.

Mine originally came with a regular setback seat post but droppers are nearly all zero setback.
05-16-20, 10:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 496
Posted By Darth Lefty

Velomine still has those four piece Box groups on...

Velomine still has those four piece Box groups on deep close out if you want another option
05-16-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,111
Posted By Darth Lefty

Thanks! This is two pieces so it can be a gap...

Thanks! This is two pieces so it can be a gap jump. I think we're probably about two years from the next level, which will be about 2x this with a radius transition. 5yo is timid, but he'll be 6 soon...
05-15-20, 11:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 161
Posted By Darth Lefty

DB OS s/b V.G. Back when Costco sold decent...

DB OS s/b V.G.

Back when Costco sold decent bikes sometimes...
05-15-20, 12:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 406
Posted By Darth Lefty

FOUND: headset press

Ordered something, thank you for looking
05-15-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 661
Posted By Darth Lefty

Itís the same point it always is

Itís the same point it always is
05-15-20, 12:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,010
Posted By Darth Lefty

Some of the youth brands also spend a little...

Some of the youth brands also spend a little marketing on short adults. Here's an example with a 26" wheel. https://www.frogbikes.com/Road-Bike-Frog-70

The selection in mountain bikes is better...
Forum: Commuting
05-14-20, 11:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,273
Posted By Darth Lefty

You know... ...

You know...

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Forum: Commuting
05-14-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,273
Posted By Darth Lefty

lf only you had shared your vision with the world...

lf only you had shared your vision with the world then, we wouldn't have a bike now called Babymaker
Forum: Commuting
05-14-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Posted By Darth Lefty

Bike month is half over and it feels like all the...

Bike month is half over and it feels like all the non-bikers are out there and I'm not
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