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11-11-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 462
Posted By vane171

Aren't those end pieces made of some alloy, which...

Aren't those end pieces made of some alloy, which is then inserted into carbon stays some distance away from where the QR attaches?

I believe my bike didn't have the paint where the QR grips or...
10-25-20, 09:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,572
Posted By vane171

He definitely doesn't have somebody like Froome...

He definitely doesn't have somebody like Froome has/had Richie Porte (I think, also I believe there was one other strong teammate like that) who showed that if Froome sometimes couldn't take even the...
10-14-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,478
Posted By vane171

Having a bike is like people having a dog. A dog...

Having a bike is like people having a dog. A dog gives you an 'excuse' to go out and walk about the place where you live, which you just wouldn't do if you didn't have the dog as you might be looked...
09-19-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 11,368
Posted By vane171

Not sure on this point (triathlon being...

Not sure on this point (triathlon being individual, not team sport (even if triathlon racers likely are part of a team, just not racing as a team), probably you have an argument there.

Thanks for...
08-29-20, 11:02 PM
Replies: 648
Views: 39,206
Posted By vane171

fify[/QUOTE] HEY, you take that out or I...

fify[/QUOTE]

HEY, you take that out or I will have to report your post! That is not done, editing people's post to insert into their quote what they didn't write!!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,560
Posted By vane171

Your brake cables I take it exit through a hole...

Your brake cables I take it exit through a hole in handlebars. so that is fine, but those who have them running under the tape along the bars probably need to fix the end of the wrap more firmly,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-20, 11:32 PM
Replies: 2,597
Views: 412,724
Posted By vane171

Not sure this qualifies for true empty road...

Not sure this qualifies for true empty road ahead, but this is the countryside where I ride bike. This uphill sometimes gets the better of me and I stop and take in the view, really to recover the...
08-13-20, 09:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,083
Posted By vane171

Isn't it that bike riding is a good aerobic...

Isn't it that bike riding is a good aerobic exercise but in terms of exercising muscles, it is mostly leg muscles. It doesn't do that much for the body from the waist up. I am not the type to do any...
08-07-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,609
Posted By vane171

I defended Sagan in TDF when he was ousted...

I defended Sagan in TDF when he was ousted immediately as it happened (and later, after TDF was long done with, that decision was reversed, simply acknowledging what I saw as mere TV watcher right...
07-06-20, 01:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 505
Posted By vane171

Thanks all, nice discussion. As to swapping out...

Thanks all, nice discussion. As to swapping out crankset, I would like to keep with the GXP bracket and hollow tech axle (GigaX Pipe) and that limits what's available out there, in used department...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,102
Posted By vane171

That's why the experts, like the one above here,...

That's why the experts, like the one above here, ride the toe clips. That would cover you in all those three cases.

@79pmooney nice pic, nice everything. I share your age bracket and its...
06-01-20, 08:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 820
Posted By vane171

I thought braze-ons in the early days used to be...

I thought braze-ons in the early days used to be only on the DT because drinking wasn't taken that seriously. Sort of like if you watch pro tenis from those early years, players didn't have towels to...
05-29-20, 08:26 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,559
Posted By vane171

Ride your bike so as not to provoke car drivers...

Ride your bike so as not to provoke car drivers with your arrogant riding. Bike is not an automobile and should be ridden accordingly. I use both as most of us do and we don't cause problem....
05-23-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,654
Posted By vane171

Well, actually that is a considerable part of the...

Well, actually that is a considerable part of the bike choice for me, but in a different way than you think. I don't want to look like a mobile advertising when biking around villages in my end of...
05-16-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 533
Posted By vane171

You got here some definitive info regarding chain...

You got here some definitive info regarding chain wear, very worthwhile reading, but like with everything, one's own context is what determines how it applies to you. Myself I always like to know a...
05-16-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 533
Posted By vane171

I gather your chain is not skipping cogs and so,...

I gather your chain is not skipping cogs and so, why change it. You won't notice any upgrade with new chain, only upgrade will be in looks and the good feeling you got new chain, that you done...
05-07-20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,169
Posted By vane171

I am not certain about the decade, it may have...

I am not certain about the decade, it may have been earlier. Its like I see that now before me, except I can't be sure it was gasoline you put in vehicles, may have been something like white gas...
05-03-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,425
Posted By vane171

It is threaded by the looks of it, would have...

It is threaded by the looks of it, would have posted picture but still don't have ten posts needed to be able to do that. What is that about 'facing', 'faced shell'? Is that some machining like on a...
05-03-20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,425
Posted By vane171

Thanks a lot for such exhaustive answer. No...

Thanks a lot for such exhaustive answer. No wonder I was scratching my head how the load on bearings is adjusted. May get better idea after I take it apart. And as you say, likely the cap is there to...
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