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05-12-22, 12:00 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 1,522
Posted By tyrion

An integrated braking/shifting lever designed for...

An integrated braking/shifting lever designed for gravel roads will referred to as a grifter™.
Forum: Foo
05-11-22, 10:37 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 675
Posted By tyrion

The iPod was a great device. Simple, easy to use...

The iPod was a great device. Simple, easy to use - it is a tech winner.
05-11-22, 06:19 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 1,522
Posted By tyrion

brifter brifter brifter brifter!

brifter
brifter
brifter
brifter!
05-11-22, 02:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 492
Posted By tyrion

Specialized88ds - there are youtube videos to...

Specialized88ds - there are youtube videos to explain almost any aspect of bike maintenance.
05-11-22, 11:22 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 1,522
Posted By tyrion

I call it a bladder tire system, or BTS. Sounds...

I call it a bladder tire system, or BTS. Sounds more technical than "inner tube".
Forum: Foo
05-09-22, 04:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 507
Posted By tyrion

Peter Max inspired psychedelic paint job! The...

Peter Max inspired psychedelic paint job! The current orange will make a good base.
...
05-09-22, 04:28 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 1,522
Posted By tyrion

Gravel Groping!

Gravel Groping!
05-09-22, 01:58 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 1,522
Posted By tyrion

No way. "Gravel grinder" is cool. One term to...

No way. "Gravel grinder" is cool. One term to retire (in a bicycle context): "steed".
Forum: Touring
05-08-22, 02:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 14,593
Posted By tyrion

https://www.bombtrack.com/complete-bikes/beyond-pl...

https://www.bombtrack.com/complete-bikes/beyond-plus

https://konaworld.com/unit_x.cfm
05-07-22, 08:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By tyrion

I think the adapter I got is for a 200mm rotor. I...

I think the adapter I got is for a 200mm rotor. I bet the seller of that adapter would tell me to put those washers in between adapter and caliper for a 203mm rotor.

Just going to order a Shimano...
05-07-22, 08:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By tyrion

There's no arrow on the new adapter, there is on...

There's no arrow on the new adapter, there is on the old one, an arrow and an "up". Below is a pic of the old 180mm rotor and adapter. I just used that same orientation when I installed the new 203mm...
05-07-22, 06:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By tyrion

2 bolts with washers on them came with the...

2 bolts with washers on them came with the adapters, also with the adapters came 4 extra washers. Might the 4 extra washers be used between the calipers and the adapter, to push the caliper out a...
05-07-22, 06:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By tyrion

The 180mm adapter (that worked) has the standoff...

The 180mm adapter (that worked) has the standoff strut at the bottom, so I just copied that orientation. And just eyeballing it, it seems to me reversing it would bring the calipers closer to the...
05-07-22, 03:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By tyrion

new brake rotor too big?

I wanted more braking power so I got a 203mm rotor and adapter from ebay and it's not working - seems the rotor is too big or the adapter is too small. The rotor is rubbing on the caliper housing....
05-05-22, 02:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 386
Posted By tyrion

One possibility/hack is to make the chain long...

One possibility/hack is to make the chain long enough to accommodate big/big rings. The chain might be floppy in small/small rings, but not catastrophic.
05-04-22, 04:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 311
Posted By tyrion

I like KMC Missing Link Levers. They are stouter...

I like KMC Missing Link Levers. They are stouter than most plastic levers, and they turn into a chain quick-link breaker that really does work.
...
Forum: Foo
05-02-22, 12:29 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 1,253
Posted By tyrion

Can't wait for the 2022 line up of tubeless...

Can't wait for the 2022 line up of tubeless sealant!
Forum: Foo
04-30-22, 06:47 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 1,253
Posted By tyrion

I've had 4 Moderna vaccine shots and I still...

I've had 4 Moderna vaccine shots and I still can't get 5G. Maybe I should try the Pfizer shots. Or maybe it's the phone.
Forum: Touring
04-30-22, 02:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 903
Posted By tyrion

That's just tradition/convention. You can always...

That's just tradition/convention. You can always raise drop bars to the height you like - I always replace the stem on my bikes to raise the bars. I like drop bars mainly because it gives me 3 hand...
04-28-22, 07:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 422
Posted By tyrion

If you need higher and more forward (more reach),...

If you need higher and more forward (more reach), get a steering tube extender as others have mentioned. High angle, high rise stems have limited reaches.
04-28-22, 04:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 422
Posted By tyrion

A high rise stem can increase the handlebar...

A high rise stem can increase the handlebar height by an inch or 2:

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/474x450/51spuq1erel_ac_sy450__1e0bf2315f365589acbe64cf76650dbe34376fa9.jpg
Forum: Touring
04-28-22, 11:08 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,445
Posted By tyrion

Takes me about 500 miles to break in a B17. Maybe...

Takes me about 500 miles to break in a B17. Maybe even more.
Forum: Touring
04-22-22, 09:30 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,670
Posted By tyrion

Wolves/dogs can trot all day, but can't run very...

Wolves/dogs can trot all day, but can't run very far. Touring with them will be very slow. If you want to avoid carrying the animals' food, you'll be limited to routes by stores. Camp site selection...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-22, 12:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 632
Posted By tyrion

Short chain stays + 1x = more noise. ...

Short chain stays + 1x = more noise.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AbEO8dHd9bg&ab_channel=RidesofJapan
04-10-22, 12:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 663
Posted By tyrion

I'd wrap the bars temporarily, sparsely around...

I'd wrap the bars temporarily, sparsely around the lever/handlebar connection that allows a little adjustment of the lever position. Ride it for a couple of weeks, adjusting and getting it just...
04-09-22, 06:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,045
Posted By tyrion

On my first disc brake pad change I somehow put...

On my first disc brake pad change I somehow put the retaining screw in but missed the hole in one of the brake pads. The brakes worked for a bit, then the pad fell out. Luckily I was going slow when...
04-09-22, 10:32 AM
Replies: 673
Views: 92,610
Posted By tyrion

Severance (Apple TV) - 9/10. It's like Philip K....

Severance (Apple TV) - 9/10. It's like Philip K. Dick, David Lynch, and Margaret Atwood had a child.
04-07-22, 02:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 449
Posted By tyrion

I don't know. TBH I don't have any experience...

I don't know. TBH I don't have any experience with deep rims. I think they can be problematic in strong cross winds because the internet said so.
04-07-22, 12:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 449
Posted By tyrion

For touring I'd prefer shallow rims. The aero...

For touring I'd prefer shallow rims. The aero benefit of deep rims at touring speeds will be minimal, but fighting cross-winds with deep rims might be energy-draining.

Maybe something like...
04-06-22, 10:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 751
Posted By tyrion

IME Marathons (I've had Mondials, but I think...

IME Marathons (I've had Mondials, but I think Green Guard Marathons are just as rugged) are more puncture resistant than GravelKings. I use GK SKs tubeless, and they've been punctured a few times but...
04-05-22, 03:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 751
Posted By tyrion

GravelKing SKs or SSs.

GravelKing SKs or SSs.
04-04-22, 03:04 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,429
Posted By tyrion

The technology to accurately determine rolling...

The technology to accurately determine rolling resistance in the real world (power meters, bike mounted wind gauges, etc.) is fairly new. The idea that skinny, very high pressure tires were more...
04-02-22, 10:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 370
Posted By tyrion

Sounds normal to me. As others have mentioned,...

Sounds normal to me. As others have mentioned, riding in the small-small sprockets is not a common thing. You should be able to ride in small/small and big/big, but it's not optimal and generally...
04-01-22, 10:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 650
Posted By tyrion

Are you able to get a combined, 2 component shot,...

Are you able to get a combined, 2 component shot, or are you going to get 2 separate shots?
Forum: Touring
03-30-22, 11:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 968
Posted By tyrion

Velomine has good prices on wheels: ...

Velomine has good prices on wheels:

https://www.velomine.com/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=235_312&zenid=62lb7go0rpoh9t58pp1pgc0ob4

Unfortunately, I think the ones you need are sold out:
...
Forum: Foo
03-28-22, 06:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,088
Posted By tyrion

Today both Will Smith and Chris Rock have...

Today both Will Smith and Chris Rock have publicly apologized to each other.
Forum: Touring
03-27-22, 05:04 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,104
Posted By tyrion

Sounds like you don't need to carry a lot, in...

Sounds like you don't need to carry a lot, in which case you can take almost any bike and use bike-packing bags.
...
03-26-22, 08:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 594
Posted By tyrion

This technique works for me: ...

This technique works for me:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4rkbkjNvPdk&ab_channel=SydFixesBikes

I have WTB KOM Tough i25 rims and Gravelking SK 700x50. I pull half the bead on each side up on...
03-26-22, 06:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 594
Posted By tyrion

You should be able to tell by looking at the rim...

You should be able to tell by looking at the rim profile:

...
03-26-22, 04:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,151
Posted By tyrion

If you can't shift to maintain optimal cadence,...

If you can't shift to maintain optimal cadence, you're zombie food.

Mechanical shifting and crossbows.
03-25-22, 11:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 679
Posted By tyrion

An expensive possible solution would be to use a...

An expensive possible solution would be to use a high-clogging sealant (e.g. Stan's Race Day Sealant) and these fancy valves that resist clogging:
...
03-15-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,399
Posted By tyrion

"weird music for troubled minds" is Fred Lane's...

"weird music for troubled minds" is Fred Lane's middle name.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GdJ7MPn4azs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T2YL4pbe4L4
03-15-22, 03:16 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,399
Posted By tyrion

Music: ...

Music:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p5XqaRl7uy8&ab_channel=TalkingHeads-Topic

Poetry:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rM6NBXtXm0s&ab_channel=CharlesBukowski-Topic

(can't find a video...
03-12-22, 07:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 181
Posted By tyrion

I think that's a Schrader valve in the video....

I think that's a Schrader valve in the video. Presta valves are too skinny to stick the tube all the way through.
Forum: Foo
03-12-22, 07:06 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 2,424
Posted By tyrion

FWIW, I got the new Macbook pro late last year...

FWIW, I got the new Macbook pro late last year and it's absolutely superb.
Forum: Want To Buy
03-12-22, 06:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 595
Posted By tyrion

You might check out prowheelbuilder.com. Not as...

You might check out prowheelbuilder.com. Not as cheap as a mass produced wheels from an outfit like velomine, but not super expensive.

If you select components for them to build, be sure and look...
03-12-22, 04:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 840
Posted By tyrion

Then gravel bike. You can put 32mm tires on a...

Then gravel bike. You can put 32mm tires on a gravel bike, but you can't put 45mm tires on an endurance bike (usually).

Gravel bike gives you more options if you aren't optimizing for a single...
03-12-22, 03:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 181
Posted By tyrion

I can't get the injector tube all the way through...

I can't get the injector tube all the way through the valve, but I can get it into the opening enough so that it doesn't spill. It does get sealant on the inside of the valve and the core threads...
03-12-22, 03:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 873
Posted By tyrion

I'm pretty sure Gravelking SKs will be a...

I'm pretty sure Gravelking SKs will be a noticeable improvement over slicks on just about any off road terrain. The Gravelkings will be bigger and lighter than the Kendas (for smoother ride) and have...
Forum: Foo
03-12-22, 01:04 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 2,424
Posted By tyrion

Steve Jobs saw a demo of a Smalltalk system at...

Steve Jobs saw a demo of a Smalltalk system at PARC and copied the UI without understanding what was going on underneath. But I got to hand it to Apple - the Mac mouse and mouse tracking was really...
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