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08-02-21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 404
Posted By CliffordK

https://cdn-ctstaging.pressidium.com/wp-content/up...

https://cdn-ctstaging.pressidium.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/TA_FRD_02Side.jpg

Oh... I need one of those... so if I park my bike on the right side of the road and snap a photo, BF users won't...
08-01-21, 07:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By CliffordK

Blaq's Album: ...

Blaq's Album:

https://www.bikeforums.net/g/user/543007
https://www.bikeforums.net/g/album/22081262
...
08-01-21, 07:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 252
Posted By CliffordK

Hmmm... tension on the lock ring should help...

Hmmm... tension on the lock ring should help prevent the cassette from biting into the freehub.

With the cassette locked in place, can you twist or wiggle any of the sprockets?

When you had...
08-01-21, 07:31 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 960
Posted By CliffordK

The steel and aluminum industries aren't without...

The steel and aluminum industries aren't without downsides, including often large open pit mines, energy intense manufacturing. Use of fossil fuels, and incorporation of rare earth metals.
...
08-01-21, 12:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 416
Posted By CliffordK

Ok, so the Olympics have changed a bit over the...

Ok, so the Olympics have changed a bit over the years.

Oscar Swahn, Olympic Gold at 64 years and 258 days of age, Olympic Silver at age 72. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oscar_Swahn)
...
08-01-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 416
Posted By CliffordK

I've thought about trying "Masters Racing", but...

I've thought about trying "Masters Racing", but man, those guys aren't slow.
08-01-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 529
Posted By CliffordK

A lot of fitment problems have to do with rims...

A lot of fitment problems have to do with rims that were made tighter in the last 10 years or so.

There was a huge push to move all bike rims to "tubeless". Yet, so far that doesn't seem to be...
07-31-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 197
Posted By CliffordK

These are common and cheap. And, works fine with...

These are common and cheap. And, works fine with either bolt on or QR.

https://www.rearmechhanger.com/wp-content/uploads/383791631-1.jpg
07-31-21, 04:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 970
Posted By CliffordK

Just clean it up, add some super glue and some...

Just clean it up, add some super glue and some red paint. Tell your riding buddies that you sprinted away from a Grizzly attack.
07-30-21, 09:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 231
Posted By CliffordK

Hmm... It looks like somebody has been pounding...

Hmm... It looks like somebody has been pounding on that sprocket. :foo: I think I see the offending hammer in a couple of the photos.

I can't see what is in the bottom of the hole where you...
Forum: Foo
07-29-21, 11:34 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,287
Posted By CliffordK

I went past the camp under the Washington...

I went past the camp under the Washington Jefferson street bridge in Eugene a few days ago. It looked moderately clean. I have to think they must have some community and police involvement to keep...
Forum: Foo
07-29-21, 10:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 371
Posted By CliffordK

Whew... I was beginning to think you had gotten...

Whew... I was beginning to think you had gotten lost in the Bermuda Triangle.
07-29-21, 05:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,139
Posted By CliffordK

:foo: Figure out what niche you wish to fill...

:foo:

Figure out what niche you wish to fill with the new bike that isn't filled with the old bikes. You're saying that you want to keep up with other road cyclists? I'm not sure I'd choose...
07-29-21, 12:58 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,578
Posted By CliffordK

I actually detest the single lane roundabouts. ...

I actually detest the single lane roundabouts. They just seem so pointless. Often little more than putting a planter in the middle of the street where once there was a stop sign.

The two lane...
07-28-21, 07:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 232
Posted By CliffordK

:foo: An "about:" page straight out of a...

:foo:

An "about:" page straight out of a cookie cutter.

And prices < 1/10th of retail, with every bicycle for < $100.

:foo:

Must be legit. :thumb:
07-28-21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By CliffordK

Oh... time to bump again. :) ...

Oh... time to bump again. :)

https://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=585202
07-27-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 366
Posted By CliffordK

I think there are a few exceptions. TA? ...

I think there are a few exceptions. TA?


Screw the crank puller so the large part is even with the end of the puller. The large part of the puller should screw into the crank BY HAND.

Once...
07-26-21, 03:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 132
Posted By CliffordK

I'm not sure there is a huge difference between...

I'm not sure there is a huge difference between Record or Super Record. And the cups aren't that expensive.

I just did a search for: "Italian Super Record 11 speed cups"

They seem to be all...
07-25-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 918
Posted By CliffordK

The trick is to plan ahead on consumables, so you...

The trick is to plan ahead on consumables, so you just have to grab the part out of the closet.
07-25-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 221
Posted By CliffordK

If you can't find where the hole was, then don't...

If you can't find where the hole was, then don't worry about it.

If you can find where the hole was, then if you see tube sticking out, you need to patch or boot the tire.

If the tire is...
07-25-21, 04:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 356
Posted By CliffordK

Obviously I haven't seen your bike, but it is not...

Obviously I haven't seen your bike, but it is not uncommon to see crooked valves. These are just a couple of images taken off of the internet.
...
07-24-21, 06:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 488
Posted By CliffordK

I very much doubt the bike left the factory that...

I very much doubt the bike left the factory that way, although it could have been off at the factory, but I doubt it.

So the NDS was filed up, and the DS was filed down.

The first thing I would...
07-24-21, 01:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 356
Posted By CliffordK

You need to make sure that the valve is 100%...

You need to make sure that the valve is 100% perpendicular to the rim. If the valve is not straight, it will eventually tear and leak.

It may be possible to slightly round the corners of the...
07-23-21, 12:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 565
Posted By CliffordK

You can purchase long cages for Nuovo Record and...

You can purchase long cages for Nuovo Record and presumably SR derailleurs on E-Bay.
07-22-21, 11:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 670
Posted By CliffordK

I like the Phil Wood green grease. :) The...

I like the Phil Wood green grease. :)

The Ultegra 6800 and newer hubs are slightly different than many of the older hubs. I did one a year or two ago, and it was a little tricky to get the...
07-22-21, 06:00 PM
Replies: 20,457
Views: 3,519,484
Posted By CliffordK

Bicycle Hoard - $15,000 (Eugene)[/h3] (][h3) ...

Bicycle Hoard - $15,000 (Eugene)[/h3] (][h3)

https://images.craigslist.org/00W0W_ewYRheZWPZ4z_0CI0t2_1200x900.jpg

https://images.craigslist.org/01212_et3hSSwqSBkz_0CI0t2_1200x900.jpg
...
07-22-21, 02:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 480
Posted By CliffordK

I don't see any glaring issues with the Sonoma. ...

I don't see any glaring issues with the Sonoma. My guess is it has had a fair amount of use.

Those are the standard "drop bars" as in the photo above (so ignore the comment about the brakes).
...
07-22-21, 12:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 986
Posted By CliffordK

Most reputable companies will try to fix their...

Most reputable companies will try to fix their errors. Accidents happen, shipments get lost, inventory can be incorrect, etc... and they'll try to fix it.

Building a reputation is important, far...
Forum: Foo
07-22-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 408
Posted By CliffordK

Glad to hear the package is on the move again. ...

Glad to hear the package is on the move again.

They must have gotten all the coke and hash shipments processed, and gotten to yours.
07-22-21, 11:20 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 986
Posted By CliffordK

I had an E-Bay purchase where I purchased bicycle...

I had an E-Bay purchase where I purchased bicycle brake cables, and got phone cables.

I assume it was an honest mistake (the number of phone cables matched the order). The vendor wanted me to...
Forum: Foo
07-21-21, 08:52 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,287
Posted By CliffordK

As far as trash, perhaps it would be good for the...

As far as trash, perhaps it would be good for the city to bring dumpsters and rolloff bins to the homeless camps. It might be a benefit to all. Also portapotties.

It may be that some people...
Forum: Foo
07-21-21, 07:38 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,287
Posted By CliffordK

Watch "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" ...

Watch "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OXrcDonY-B8
07-21-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 663
Posted By CliffordK

I haven't encountered very many of the stations,...

I haven't encountered very many of the stations, and usually carry most of what I'll need with me.

There is one in Downtown Tigard...
Forum: Foo
07-21-21, 12:14 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,287
Posted By CliffordK

They don't buy food. At least the more...

They don't buy food.

At least the more experienced grifters are very well tied into social services and get signed up so fast it makes your head spin.


Food Stamps
Food Pantries
Local...
Forum: Foo
07-21-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 408
Posted By CliffordK

They likely have to process all the cocaine and...

They likely have to process all the cocaine and heroine shipments before they get to yours.
Forum: Foo
07-21-21, 10:54 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,287
Posted By CliffordK

One of the big changes over the last 50 years or...

One of the big changes over the last 50 years or so has been to get rid of the institutionalized mentally ill.

So, they CAN have a bed in a hospital, but they DON'T HAVE TO stay there if they...
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,287
Posted By CliffordK

It is a complicated issue. So far my...

It is a complicated issue.

So far my experience is that helping someone who has no skin in the game will always end badly.

I allowed someone to stay here for 9 months. Then have been...
07-20-21, 01:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 837
Posted By CliffordK

Interesting solution. I like cotton sweat...

Interesting solution.

I like cotton sweat bands. I was doing a lot of commuting earlier, so I would simply hang it out to dry whenever I would stop, then rotate the driest, least white section...
07-19-21, 10:30 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,867
Posted By CliffordK

Ok, so if the bottom bracket cup is (quite a bit)...

Ok, so if the bottom bracket cup is (quite a bit) bigger than English, then it confirms that it is Italian.

So, it should have standard right-hand threads, and should unscrew counter-clockwise...
07-18-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,288
Posted By CliffordK

I was doing century rides, and even double...

I was doing century rides, and even double centuries a couple of years ago.

Then a lot less riding lately.

So the first few recent rides were pretty minimal. But, it is coming back...
07-17-21, 08:41 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,536
Posted By CliffordK

Around here we have an extraordinarily useful MUP...

Around here we have an extraordinarily useful MUP network.

It is supplemented by some streetside bike paths, but there are some places that are very difficult to get to without going on a MUP.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,125
Posted By CliffordK

Repeatability (precision) may well be more...

Repeatability (precision) may well be more important than accuracy.

Of course one might like to get up on one's Strava Stump to brag abut 1000W or 2000W, but the big thing is to know how one's...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-21, 05:47 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 5,785
Posted By CliffordK

Loud brakes are good on bike paths. Pull up...

Loud brakes are good on bike paths. Pull up behind someone, slam on the brakes, and wait for them to dive into the bushes.
07-17-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 451
Posted By CliffordK

Go ahead and send us a good rain storm. But... ...

Go ahead and send us a good rain storm. But... NO THUNDER... PLEASE!!!

I think the last significant rain we've had was the end of May. Perhaps a couple of light mist days the first week of...
07-17-21, 03:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 391
Posted By CliffordK

Many of us just don't deal with the kid's bikes...

Many of us just don't deal with the kid's bikes that frequently. Well, except the people with kids.
07-17-21, 02:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,120
Posted By CliffordK

Did you mention the type of pedals? Most...

Did you mention the type of pedals?

Most have a tension adjustment.

If you pull up, and climb hills out of the seat pulling up, then you need a reasonably tight tension.

If not, then you can...
07-17-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 391
Posted By CliffordK

It should work on most/all modern 9/16 pedals...

It should work on most/all modern 9/16 pedals that have flats (not Allen wrench only).

I don't use 1/2" pedals. Hmmm... perhaps I could dig around the scrapyard. What do you have on your bikes?...
07-17-21, 12:22 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 2,629
Posted By CliffordK

Mmm ...

Mmm

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/3/3e/Oreo-Two-Cookies.jpg/345px-Oreo-Two-Cookies.jpg
07-17-21, 12:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 391
Posted By CliffordK

1/2" and 9/16" are the THREAD SIZES... not the...

1/2" and 9/16" are the THREAD SIZES... not the flat sizes.

Typically 1/2" threaded pedals are used on kid's bikes and one-piece Ashtabula cranks.

9/16" is used on almost everything else except...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 06:06 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 5,785
Posted By CliffordK

I can't imagine a rim brake ever squealing. :eek:

I can't imagine a rim brake ever squealing. :eek:
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