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07-26-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 157
Posted By noglider

Chargers and cables go bad. Isolate the problem...

Chargers and cables go bad. Isolate the problem by swapping in known-working things. I have tons of wall chargers and cables and see them going bad fairly often.
07-25-21, 09:02 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,759
Posted By noglider

I finally shot some pictures from behind bars. We...

I finally shot some pictures from behind bars. We have a lot of tree-canopy-covered roads here in New York State's Hudson River Valley which are a delight.

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07-20-21, 09:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 726
Posted By noglider

I'm glad to see he's back in business! I bought...

I'm glad to see he's back in business! I bought one of his wheels in 2014, and it is flawless. I prefer to build my own wheels, but I couldn't do it this cheaply.
07-15-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 726
Posted By noglider

Building a wheel with a dynamo hub is a tiny,...

Building a wheel with a dynamo hub is a tiny, tiny bit more difficult than with a normal hub, only because it's heavier. Sometimes I hold the whole wheel up by one spoke, and I have to support the...
07-15-21, 02:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 168
Posted By noglider

I haven't tried wireless charging yet. I don't...

I haven't tried wireless charging yet. I don't understand what the advantage is. Can someone explain it?
07-15-21, 12:33 PM
Replies: 2,442
Views: 254,750
Posted By noglider

I started it as a joke, but I'm glad for it now.

I started it as a joke, but I'm glad for it now.
07-15-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 333
Posted By noglider

Or moving your cleats forward. My podiatrist...

Or moving your cleats forward. My podiatrist cured 90% of my severe foot pain by telling me to move my cleats BACK, and now most of my bikes have toe overlap. And the overlap really doesn't bother...
07-15-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,759
Posted By noglider

Hmm, this is a perspective I haven't thought of...

Hmm, this is a perspective I haven't thought of using. I'll use it soon.
07-14-21, 09:07 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,217
Posted By noglider

Do you mean in quality or quantity? In quality,...

Do you mean in quality or quantity? In quality, without a doubt, and likely in quantity, too, at least in our markets.
07-12-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,412
Posted By noglider

I don't generally like mergers and acquisitions....

I don't generally like mergers and acquisitions. I don't think they improve things for most people. So I shrugged upon seeing this news. In the Italian article, it says the aim is to double revenue....
07-12-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,217
Posted By noglider

I've had bikes from five of the countries listed....

I've had bikes from five of the countries listed. I've liked them all. I guess I just like bikes.
07-12-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,060
Posted By noglider

Ass-o-meters are hard to come by, so it's hard to...

Ass-o-meters are hard to come by, so it's hard to predict what saddle you will like. If your friend recommends one in particular, the recommendation is valuable only if your asses have the same...
07-12-21, 02:53 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,558
Posted By noglider

I try not to take professional sports too...

I try not to take professional sports too seriously because it appears like **** or slavery to me. Merckx said flat-out that he raced to support his family. I've been fortunate that I have not had to...
07-12-21, 02:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 413
Posted By noglider

My spouse has the Eyc headlight. I don't...

My spouse has the Eyc headlight. I don't understand how it works so well, but it's very bright, and the beam pattern is fantastic.
07-12-21, 01:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 667
Posted By noglider

I use my phone with ridewithgps. It's not...

I use my phone with ridewithgps. It's not perfect, but neither is anything else. I connect my phone to an external battery and tell my screen to stay on. I bought an expensive mount and case for the...
Forum: Commuting
07-12-21, 01:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By noglider

I do use one. I recently converted from a...

I do use one. I recently converted from a backpack. They both have pluses and minuses. Overall, I think the messenger bag is more convenient but less comfortable.
07-12-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3,477
Views: 836,139
Posted By noglider

That PY10 is amazing. It looks a lot like a bike...

That PY10 is amazing. It looks a lot like a bike I had when it was made.
07-12-21, 01:11 PM
Replies: 4,113
Views: 391,087
Posted By noglider

That would be lacing all spokes to holes on one...

That would be lacing all spokes to holes on one side of the rim. I don't know if that's good or bad.
07-08-21, 11:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,063
Posted By noglider

Where is the data stored? There doesn't seem to...

Where is the data stored? There doesn't seem to be a way to sync or transfer it to ridewithgps, unless I'm wrong. I'm pretty loyal to that platform for now.
07-06-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,010
Posted By noglider

Please let us know how you end up using it and...

Please let us know how you end up using it and how it works out.
07-06-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 4,434
Views: 431,385
Posted By noglider

bikemig, you and I have very similar tastes.

bikemig, you and I have very similar tastes.
07-04-21, 02:03 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,383
Posted By noglider

BFisher, you're very lucky. Someone here on...

BFisher, you're very lucky.

Someone here on BF said -- and therefore it must be true -- that the enclosed chainguard brought the bike's weight above a certain point such that it kicked in import...
07-04-21, 01:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 509
Posted By noglider

Thanks for all this. I'm with you so far. ...

Thanks for all this. I'm with you so far.

I'm under the impression that the new stuff doesn't ground to the frame intentionally but might accidentally so that would be one reason you have to keep...
07-02-21, 01:57 PM
07-02-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 509
Posted By noglider

Bottle or hub dynamo, I found neither mystifying...

Bottle or hub dynamo, I found neither mystifying to hook up. The concept of polarity on an A/C circuit is a little confusing to me, but there are only so many combinations to try, and I eventually...
07-01-21, 06:57 AM
Replies: 7,183
Views: 695,701
Posted By noglider

You'll be back. This is the holistic section of...

You'll be back. This is the holistic section of bikeforums where we talk about everything related and unrelated.
07-01-21, 06:53 AM
06-25-21, 04:37 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,856
Posted By noglider

Wait, what? That's what we do here. I just did it...

Wait, what? That's what we do here. I just did it to my 1971 frame.
06-25-21, 04:16 AM
Replies: 7,183
Views: 695,701
Posted By noglider

Actually, there is this thread...

Actually, there is this thread (https://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/508535-your-most-recent-cycling-related-purchase-667.html#post22104249), but I don't like it as much, perhaps because I can't...
06-24-21, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2,013
Views: 614,892
Posted By noglider

Mad Honk, I know about how backs compress, but I...

Mad Honk, I know about how backs compress, but I didn't know our legs get shorter. How does that happen?
06-24-21, 03:40 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,383
Posted By noglider

It's a very handsome bike, shaping up well.

It's a very handsome bike, shaping up well.
06-24-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 2,042
Views: 386,751
Posted By noglider

eom if it doesn't have the Capella lugs, it could...

eom if it doesn't have the Capella lugs, it could be a 1974, and yes, it's a good one, especially now that the derailleurs are upgraded.
06-24-21, 03:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 457
Posted By noglider

It's worth it for the brakes, fenders, and...

It's worth it for the brakes, fenders, and handlebars.
06-17-21, 09:05 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,528
Posted By noglider

I love the stories and the pictures. I see Neal...

I love the stories and the pictures. I see Neal and I both use ankle bands on our socks when wearing shorts as an extra safety measure. I'm glad I'm not the only one.
06-16-21, 11:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 881
Posted By noglider

prj71, thank you.

prj71, thank you.
06-16-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 881
Posted By noglider

Tourist in MSN, yes, on one bike, I have a...

Tourist in MSN, yes, on one bike, I have a special "nut" on my QR skewer that is big enough to mount a headlight. As you say, when it's that low, aiming it is tricky. I manage to get it to work, but...
06-16-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 881
Posted By noglider

prj71, perhaps you need to look at a shaped beam...

prj71, perhaps you need to look at a shaped beam to see what it's like. If it's sideways or upside down, it's extremely ineffective. And I'm not asking how I can eliminate the mount I already have...
06-15-21, 05:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 881
Posted By noglider

Yes, the light in my pictures is a...

Yes, the light in my pictures is a German-law-compliant light with a very asymmetrical beam shape.
06-15-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,665
Posted By noglider

I started working as a shop mechanic in my senior...

I started working as a shop mechanic in my senior year in high school, 1978. I worked as a mechanic and salesman in summers of 1978, 1979, and 1980. Then I started working 12 months a year as a...
06-15-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,856
Posted By noglider

I've been gently whispering "you need an e-bike"...

I've been gently whispering "you need an e-bike" to my spouse but not in those words. I want to make it a very soft sell. A few weeks ago she unknowingly got on a Cit-E-bike (my name) and said when...
06-15-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,183
Posted By noglider

There are NO FUNCTIONAL DIFFERENCES between small...

There are NO FUNCTIONAL DIFFERENCES between small and large flange hubs. Large flange hubs are small compared to the size of the wheel, and the differences between what we call small and large are...
06-15-21, 01:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 441
Posted By noglider

helmet camera for still pictures

Does a helmet camera for still pictures exist? I'd like to hit a button and take a picture of whatever my face is pointed towards.
06-15-21, 01:21 PM
Replies: 7,183
Views: 695,701
Posted By noglider

(Speaking about the IRD/Holdsworth/Velo Orange...

(Speaking about the IRD/Holdsworth/Velo Orange crankset)

I like how it looks, classic and reminscent of Campagnolo Record and other cranks of that era. But the way it surprised me is that it feels...
06-15-21, 01:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 881
Posted By noglider

That's all good stuff, rumrunn6. Thanks. I...

That's all good stuff, rumrunn6. Thanks. I especially like the Tubus gadget because I've seen racks I'd like to put on though my forks don't have bosses. I might use that gadget for adding a rack....
06-15-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 689
Posted By noglider

How long are the cranks?

How long are the cranks?
06-14-21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 7,183
Views: 695,701
Posted By noglider

I got that crankset recently (a year or two ago),...

I got that crankset recently (a year or two ago), and I'm pleased beyond expectations.
06-14-21, 02:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,205
Posted By noglider

RobNew, yes, that's correct!

RobNew, yes, that's correct!
06-14-21, 02:16 PM
Replies: 1,458
Views: 180,688
Posted By noglider

I say no to another subforum. More are not...

I say no to another subforum. More are not better. We have too many.
06-14-21, 02:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 881
Posted By noglider

I think the Problem Solvers item is too expensive...

I think the Problem Solvers item is too expensive and needs a boss to screw into. My fork has none. The Nob on the Peter White site looks good, but he doesn't have an order page, and it's out of...
06-14-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 881
Posted By noglider

Light mount for side of fork

These used to be available commercially. Does anyone know of a source. The pictures in this album...
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