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01-23-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,055
Posted By noglider

Very nice, crank_addict. Why did you change the...

Very nice, crank_addict. Why did you change the derailleurs? Those Shimanos are pretty good, or at least the rear is. I haven't used the front. I put the rear Titlist on my daughter's bike. It's...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-20, 05:37 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 8,863
Posted By noglider

Wow, I am definitely going to try live listening...

Wow, I am definitely going to try live listening mode. It is aiming to address the very problem I have.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 8,863
Posted By noglider

JohnJ80, thanks for that good information. I...

JohnJ80, thanks for that good information. I might have been happy with the Apple Airpods even though I would look like I'm wearing Q-tips. The price turned me off. Now that I'm concerned about my...
Forum: Commuting
01-23-20, 10:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 663
Posted By noglider

I'm sorry to hear that, but there is a lot to...

I'm sorry to hear that, but there is a lot to adjust to, and winter just pushed you over the top. Good idea to try again in the spring. Spring is a time for hope.

I need to keep a sustained effort...
01-23-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,055
Posted By noglider

Someone did a study of musicians and looked at...

Someone did a study of musicians and looked at what music they were listening to at age 14. Apparently that is, for some, the most impressionable age. I was 14 when Viscount bikes splashed into the...
01-23-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,124
Posted By noglider

This is the first time I'm hearing this. I'm not...

This is the first time I'm hearing this. I'm not disbelieving you, I'm just surprised. Do you "dress" to the left?
01-23-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 5,795
Views: 485,812
Posted By noglider

eom, I love that.

eom, I love that.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 8,863
Posted By noglider

I went for a hearing test, as I've noticed my...

I went for a hearing test, as I've noticed my hearing is getting worse. The examiner said my hearing loss does exist but is minor enough that it doesn't justify a full-blown hearing aid which costs...
Forum: Commuting
01-23-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 183
Posted By noglider

Distinctive! Well done.

Distinctive! Well done.
Forum: Commuting
01-23-20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 262
Posted By noglider

That's a cute town in any case.

That's a cute town in any case.
Forum: Commuting
01-22-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 742
Posted By noglider

It might be well-intended, as in, "Hey I'm here,...

It might be well-intended, as in, "Hey I'm here, just want you to know." Or it may be nasty, as in, "Get the fark out of my way, dammit." There's no way to tell.

I do not show my finger, ever....
01-22-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 282
Posted By noglider

Agreed. USB power is so versatile and flexible...

Agreed. USB power is so versatile and flexible now, you might as well use it in lots of applications. Maybe we should be talking the original poster KC8QVO into using a 5V supply.
01-20-20, 09:18 PM
Replies: 2,712
Views: 218,201
Posted By noglider

Today I disassembled a wheel I built. I've built...

Today I disassembled a wheel I built. I've built it three times with the wrong spoke lengths! Argh!
01-20-20, 09:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 282
Posted By noglider

Sure, that makes sense, but why would they make...

Sure, that makes sense, but why would they make lights that do work with DC and don't list that as a feature? I do not know.
01-20-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 524
Posted By noglider

I don't think there is a single light that has...

I don't think there is a single light that has both a lux rating and a lumens rating. It's very unfortunate.
01-20-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 282
Posted By noglider

Are you sure all of them do that? Someone...

Are you sure all of them do that? Someone reported here that he tried DC on dynamo lights and they worked fine. Maybe some do and some don't.
01-17-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 350
Posted By noglider

Just click watch on youtube. You can watch it.

Just click watch on youtube. You can watch it.
01-17-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 282
Posted By noglider

Lights made for dynamos tolerate input voltage of...

Lights made for dynamos tolerate input voltage of 30 or 40 volts, so you'll be fine. The new lights made for dynamos are pretty darned good, especially from Busch and Müller.
01-16-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,677
Posted By noglider

Damn. I must make it next year, for my first time.

Damn. I must make it next year, for my first time.
01-15-20, 10:18 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,068
Posted By noglider

Great stuff, bulgie. I read it all. Yes, I am a...

Great stuff, bulgie. I read it all. Yes, I am a cyclephile aka bike nut.
01-14-20, 10:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 732
Posted By noglider

I say take that hub apart as quickly as you can....

I say take that hub apart as quickly as you can. You might damage it riding it as it is.
01-14-20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,068
Posted By noglider

To find a trailer like this at a good price, set...

To find a trailer like this at a good price, set up a google alert with the search terms "bike trailer site:newyork.craigslist.org" and substitute "newyork" with your local craigslist. You will get...
01-14-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,068
Posted By noglider

Notso_fastLane flangehead is right. It's a Burley...

Notso_fastLane flangehead is right. It's a Burley trailer with the top and sides removed. I think I've hauled over 150 pounds with it. When it's heavily loaded, I'm shifting like a tractor-trailer...
01-14-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,286
Posted By noglider

Chr0m0ly it's time to update the location in your...

Chr0m0ly it's time to update the location in your profile.

I keep meaning to put the dynamo lights back on my bike. I took them off when I overhauled the bike. I've had dynamo lights on two bikes,...
Forum: Commuting
01-14-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 543
Posted By noglider

Funny you started this thread because I just got...

Funny you started this thread because I just got to thinking about something similar. In my case, I'm thinking of running lights made for dynamos but with a USB battery pack instead of a dynamo. My...
01-14-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 450
Posted By noglider

That's a tough one. Fuji for the smoothness,...

That's a tough one. Fuji for the smoothness, Tempo for the sprightly ride.

I converted my Lemond Ti. I have 38mm tires, and they are very, very tight. If the wheel goes out of true, I won't be...
01-13-20, 04:15 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,068
Posted By noglider

I shot this before my ride to the hardware store....

I shot this before my ride to the hardware store. After getting under way, my phone crapped out, so I wasn't able to shoot it with 85 pounds of cargo. I hauled it all back over three miles of rural...
01-13-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,084
Posted By noglider

PaulH :roflmao: It's a fair enough...

PaulH :roflmao:

It's a fair enough description but to each his own. I ride derailleur bikes because I like them. I can bring my bike inside and wash it in a warm home using a bucket of hot water.
01-13-20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 517
Posted By noglider

I have reflective tape called Lightweights that...

I have reflective tape called Lightweights that you iron onto clothing. It's flexible. It's not the durablest (to coin a word) but I'm still satisfied. Available on Amazon and at fine stores...
01-13-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 14,621
Views: 1,404,256
Posted By noglider

I was at the weekend home today. One of our...

I was at the weekend home today. One of our heating systems is a wood pellet burning stove. I rode to the hardware store and picked up some tools and supplies and also two 40-pound bags of pellets....
01-13-20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,068
Posted By noglider

I should wrap my frame, too. I now see the...

I should wrap my frame, too. I now see the usefulness of it. My paint is getting wrecked.
01-13-20, 08:14 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,646
Posted By noglider

I happen to have a giant pile of drop bars. I...

I happen to have a giant pile of drop bars. I used to do upright bar conversions for neighbors. I should take measurements and inventory. There are so many darned clamp diameters.

Luckily I work...
01-12-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 811
Posted By noglider

I might take you up on that. My 1974 Raleigh...

I might take you up on that. My 1974 Raleigh International can only take a 32mm tire in the back.
Forum: Commuting
01-12-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,856
Posted By noglider

The difficulty of changing my gearing is why I...

The difficulty of changing my gearing is why I would not buy a belt-drive bike. Using standard things makes changes easier, in general. I like wheels with j-bend spokes and crossed spokes, even...
01-12-20, 08:29 PM
Replies: 14,621
Views: 1,404,256
Posted By noglider

We are at our weekend house. We took a ten-mile...

We are at our weekend house. We took a ten-mile ride and stopped at the food coop near home. No pictures of the ride, but here's my bike. I recently put on a new triple crankset, and it's fantastic....
01-12-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 786
Posted By noglider

Oh my god.

Oh my god.
01-12-20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 12,066
Posted By noglider

Here is my 1962 Rudge Sports. ...

Here is my 1962 Rudge Sports.


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01-12-20, 08:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 811
Posted By noglider

I guess I better look again and take pictures. ...

I guess I better look again and take pictures.

bulgie, any chance you'd rent that indenter out? Or make more for a fee?
01-12-20, 08:07 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,068
Posted By noglider

They are fancy bags, and one of their famous...

They are fancy bags, and one of their famous features is that you drop the bag on the rack and it magically attaches. Then when you pull on the handle, it magically detaches.

Sorry to say, I...
01-12-20, 08:00 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,646
Posted By noglider

Maybe I shouldn't complain about my Miche...

Maybe I shouldn't complain about my Miche Competition hubs, because I got decades of service out of them, but the internals wore out, and the axle broke. The dimensions were the same as Campy Record...
01-12-20, 07:27 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,646
Posted By noglider

Is that true? I have narrow shoulders. I built up...

Is that true? I have narrow shoulders. I built up my McLean in 1983 with wide bars and after many years decided narrow bars would be better for me. I have narrow shoulders. Should I be hoarding...
01-10-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 6,736
Posted By noglider

:lol: I didn't even notice that.

:lol: I didn't even notice that.
01-10-20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 811
Posted By noglider

Great! I have a 1971 Super Course in the...

Great!

I have a 1971 Super Course in the same color. I just switched to 700c wheels, and it gives me lots of clearance. I have 38mm tires in there now. I haven't installed fenders yet, but I think...
01-10-20, 06:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 260
Posted By noglider

I think this should work well.

I think this should work well.
01-10-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,157
Posted By noglider

I visited the National Cycle Museum in Lincoln,...

I visited the National Cycle Museum in Lincoln, England in the 1980s and had a great time there. I see on this web page...
01-10-20, 06:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 459
Posted By noglider

It will be perfect with a pair of fenders. I'm...

It will be perfect with a pair of fenders. I'm riding a lot this winter, and I'm loving my fenders.
01-10-20, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 124
Posted By noglider

Good story, anyway. Thanks for following up.

Good story, anyway. Thanks for following up.
01-10-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 426
Posted By noglider

I have a pair of stem shifters that would do a...

I have a pair of stem shifters that would do a great job. They're the old SunTour long reach ratcheting shifters. I know people look down on stem shifters, but there's no reason for that. The little...
01-10-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 6,736
Posted By noglider

We're having a downward trend here in NYC, but...

We're having a downward trend here in NYC, but what's shocking is how many we have left. If you google bike shops in NYC, the number and the dense proximity to each other is amazing. Sure, we have...
01-10-20, 06:07 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,913
Posted By noglider

There ought to be a law against throwing away a...

There ought to be a law against throwing away a Singer!

TiHabanero we were in France this past June. I saw more crappy bikes there than I see here, by a lot.
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