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Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-21, 11:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 878
Posted By Jack Tone

Shouldn't be Too hard ...

Shouldn't be Too hard
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Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 505
Posted By Jack Tone

You might also check your headset adjustment and...

You might also check your headset adjustment and make sure your rims are clean and straight (if you have rim brakes).
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 849
Posted By Jack Tone

I've got 3 bikes with 6800 cranks. Now you've got...

I've got 3 bikes with 6800 cranks. Now you've got me worried. Sometimes I put out over 300 watts in a sprint. What should I look for if it starts to separate? PS they live in a hot garage.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 15,836
Posted By Jack Tone

Went through 2 tubes until I took the tire off...

Went through 2 tubes until I took the tire off completely and realized that the cheap imitation Velox rim tape on my old Vuelta wheels had shifted just enough to show part of a spoke hole.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3,513
Views: 39,267
Posted By Jack Tone

"Bombs" started going off yesterday afternoon,...

"Bombs" started going off yesterday afternoon, last night, new neighbor set off stuff that actually shook the house. (So pissed!!). Male cat who's already on drugs for urinary/stress, quit peeing...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 436
Posted By Jack Tone

The only reason I can think of that it works for...

The only reason I can think of that it works for a few times, then not, is perhaps the outer cable is not seated correctly into the lever. Maybe it was not seated, then taped to the handlebar.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-21, 11:01 AM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 157,070
Posted By Jack Tone

[QUOTE=LesterOfPuppets;22115133]Mayhem down...

[QUOTE=LesterOfPuppets;22115133]Mayhem down under!!!

I was a truck driver for years. Mostly worked from San Francisco down to Monterey. When I had to deliver in Carmel by the Sea, there were no...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 623
Posted By Jack Tone

I bought a cheap rack like this from Nashbar...

I bought a cheap rack like this from Nashbar maybe ten years ago or more. Cost less than half of what they are now. After thousands of miles, no problem what so ever.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 157,070
Posted By Jack Tone

Super Kudos! I'm exhausted just reading that. I...

Super Kudos! I'm exhausted just reading that. I have to go lie down.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 157,070
Posted By Jack Tone

" "Call Me the Breeze" is a rock song by J. J....

" "Call Me the Breeze" is a rock song by J. J. Cale (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J._J._Cale). "
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-21, 08:11 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,233
Posted By Jack Tone

From KMC:CleaningA new chain usually feels sticky...

From KMC:CleaningA new chain usually feels sticky at first. These are residues of the high-performance grease used during assembly. Remove this grease with a thin-bodied oil or cleaner (no aggressive...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,769
Posted By Jack Tone

Very nice! Love the brazing.

Very nice! Love the brazing.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-21, 06:24 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 157,070
Posted By Jack Tone

Glad it went ok. Same here, couldn't leave until...

Glad it went ok. Same here, couldn't leave until I peed. Finally, late at night, about to pop, they cathetered then said get out of here.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-21, 09:42 AM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 157,070
Posted By Jack Tone

Also been there and had Ureteroscopy. Initial...

Also been there and had Ureteroscopy. Initial pain was far worse than the procedure. Good luck.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 157,070
Posted By Jack Tone

LOL I've heard THat before.

LOL I've heard THat before.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-21, 12:09 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,402
Posted By Jack Tone

Frame test: ...

Frame test:

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/rinard/frame_fatigue_test.htm

surprising, the one's they couldn't break weren't Ti.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-21, 11:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,018
Posted By Jack Tone

I think something like this could do anything you...

I think something like this could do anything you want.

https://www.ribblecycles.co.uk/ribble-cgr-al-orange-shimano-tiagra/
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-21, 11:41 AM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 157,070
Posted By Jack Tone

My wife bought a gift of a Keith Code motorcycle...

My wife bought a gift of a Keith Code motorcycle road racing class a Laguna Seca. There was every caliber from national champs to novices like me. We were all on Kawasaki 600's. After several slow...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-21, 10:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 661
Posted By Jack Tone

I've never seen a Klein I didn't like. Very Nice!

I've never seen a Klein I didn't like. Very Nice!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 157,070
Posted By Jack Tone

How about 2nd and 4th place at Indy 500? 24...

How about 2nd and 4th place at Indy 500? 24 years and 22 years old. How do you get that good that soon?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 157,070
Posted By Jack Tone

Same here, but I kinda like the music.

Same here, but I kinda like the music.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 674
Posted By Jack Tone

Also check headset adjustment.

Also check headset adjustment.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 157,070
Posted By Jack Tone

What is that computer mount?

What is that computer mount?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-21, 01:15 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,287
Posted By Jack Tone

I agree about the LED's. I bought an old Elemnt...

I agree about the LED's. I bought an old Elemnt and hooked up my Varia Radar to it. Can't see the LED's in the sun, and the beep is pitiful, too.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-21, 10:30 AM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 157,070
Posted By Jack Tone

I had a British motorcycle from the 60's. Make it...

I had a British motorcycle from the 60's. Make it 3 sets of wrenches.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-21, 09:36 AM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 157,070
Posted By Jack Tone

Wow. You would have been competitive here: ...

Wow. You would have been competitive here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sLhGBe3NaQQ
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 157,070
Posted By Jack Tone

I have removed and rebuilt at least a half dozen...

I have removed and rebuilt at least a half dozen car engines, and lots of motorcycle engines, of course, they had carburetors. Remember those? I'm with you. It's like Latin to me.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 631
Posted By Jack Tone

I'm the opposite. My feet don't care. My most...

I'm the opposite. My feet don't care. My most comfortable. bike shoes are $25 Nashbar rejects. When I worked for the Post Office, I had walked the equivalent of two laps around the Earth, but never...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,087
Posted By Jack Tone

Lifetime warranty. I once had a video card fail...

Lifetime warranty. I once had a video card fail that had a lifetime warranty. I contacted the company. They agreed that it had failed, but said that the lifetime of the card was until the next...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-21, 01:56 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 157,070
Posted By Jack Tone

The problem with those OSPW is once you save that...

The problem with those OSPW is once you save that half a watt, you'll never go into the 11 or 12 and lose it again.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-21, 05:23 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 157,070
Posted By Jack Tone

I'm a victim of N+1

I'm a victim of N+1
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-21, 01:58 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 157,070
Posted By Jack Tone

Bike storage. Trying again: ...

Bike storage. Trying again:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/hau3254j1x7afy9/Garage%20Video.mp4.mp4?dl=0
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 157,070
Posted By Jack Tone

On the bicycle storage note: ...

On the bicycle storage note:

https://vimeo.com/548919686

edit; nevermind. Maybe a pic later.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-21, 11:31 AM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 157,070
Posted By Jack Tone

On the bicycle storage note, I tried to make a...

On the bicycle storage note, I tried to make a video of my garage:

delete:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-21, 03:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 606
Posted By Jack Tone

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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I just found the Giant FastRoad SL. Smallest size is 17.5. Of course...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-21, 03:20 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 157,070
Posted By Jack Tone

We've got a 2 car garage. Half of it is literally...

We've got a 2 car garage. Half of it is literally all bicycles. My wife is very forgiving.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-21, 01:36 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,588
Posted By Jack Tone

I missed whether you've tried putting the old...

I missed whether you've tried putting the old battery back in to test it. I know the bluetooth module doesn't work with that one, so remove that, too.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-21, 03:57 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,588
Posted By Jack Tone

Can you connect to the bike and then try it. It...

Can you connect to the bike and then try it. It probably needs power to show up.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,588
Posted By Jack Tone

I don't know. See what's there now. Plug it in....

I don't know. See what's there now. Plug it in. See what's new. There should be one more item listed.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,588
Posted By Jack Tone

When I've had trouble with USB stuff, I check...

When I've had trouble with USB stuff, I check Device Manager/ Universal Serial Bus Controllers. When you plug your cable into the computer, the list should refresh and show it. If it does, try...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,788
Posted By Jack Tone

You're obviously an experienced mechanic. Can you...

You're obviously an experienced mechanic. Can you explain why anything about the wheels would make "tires bulge"?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-21, 11:57 AM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 157,070
Posted By Jack Tone

Sometimes my wife loses her glasses, but they're...

Sometimes my wife loses her glasses, but they're still on her head.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-21, 08:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,604
Posted By Jack Tone

You forgot the milk crate on the back.

You forgot the milk crate on the back.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-21, 08:48 AM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 157,070
Posted By Jack Tone

When I first started racing, I decided to start...

When I first started racing, I decided to start shaving my legs. I had a single blade adjustable razor that I used on my face, set to "1".. I assumed that because my hair was longer on my legs, I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-21, 07:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,926
Posted By Jack Tone

Sorry, I assumed you meant that "tall" size...

Sorry, I assumed you meant that "tall" size shorts with a longer inseam would have too long of a strap for you.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,926
Posted By Jack Tone

Straps too long? Do you or anyone sew? There's...

Straps too long? Do you or anyone sew? There's also tailors, sometimes dry cleaners who do that. Maybe $10 my wife guesses.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 157,070
Posted By Jack Tone

You're lucky he was full.

You're lucky he was full.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-21, 11:53 AM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 157,070
Posted By Jack Tone

I hiked next to a bear cub, about 10 feet away. I...

I hiked next to a bear cub, about 10 feet away. I quickly reversed direction when I thought the cute baby might have a mom nearby.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,417
Posted By Jack Tone

I thought it was "Don't ride upgrades, buy...

I thought it was "Don't ride upgrades, buy upgrades", (thanks GCN)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-21, 12:36 PM
Replies: 20,102
Views: 4,443,885
Posted By Jack Tone

Hot!

Hot!
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