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06-27-22, 12:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 413
Posted By blinky

Snap On tools make real nice thin stainless...

Snap On tools make real nice thin stainless wrenches of many different sizes .
06-23-22, 05:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 357
Posted By blinky

Correction to my earlier post , yes both systems...

Correction to my earlier post , yes both systems use the brake lever to shift - a slight difference is that Ergo uses a separate lever to downshift front and back - and so I agree both systems can...
06-21-22, 11:34 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,059
Posted By blinky

OP here , same here 120psi on my 23's several...

OP here , same here 120psi on my 23's several years ago and at the time it was pretty common , rock hard , I still use the squeeze test with thumb and index but the trend these days seems to be...
06-20-22, 10:36 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,059
Posted By blinky

I agree , the model you linked to got very good...

I agree , the model you linked to got very good reviews and the price is nice - between the cars and bikes , they'll both get enough use - thanks again !!
05-02-22, 07:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 385
Posted By blinky

Thanks for the compliment , I was into 10mm tires...

Thanks for the compliment , I was into 10mm tires back then and can't break the habit (:-}
04-28-22, 07:21 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,052
Posted By blinky

Good tips , I have the same Park micro adjust...

Good tips , I have the same Park micro adjust clamp with 360 rotation mounted to a wooden post in the garage - if I re-position it to a lower spot , the lift and clamp should be easier - another idea...
04-25-22, 01:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 385
Posted By blinky

INF-2 Shop Inflator | Park Tool...

INF-2 Shop Inflator | Park Tool (https://www.parktool.com/product/shop-inflator-inf-2?category=Pumps)

Efficient Velo Tools (EVT) (https://www.efficientvelo.com/)

I was having a tough time...
04-22-22, 04:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 213
Posted By blinky

I have long legs and my seat is high for that...

I have long legs and my seat is high for that reason but I've lost flexibility as I get older and the mount/dismount has gotten tougher - I figured the "dropper" seat post could be a solution and the...
03-17-22, 10:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 573
Posted By blinky

Was having to strain to get to 100psi with my...

Was having to strain to get to 100psi with my floor pump - just got the Park INF-2 and a Craftsman 1 1/2 gallon compressor and now achieve that pressure in seconds - couldn't be happier - fortunately...
03-14-22, 11:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 492
Posted By blinky

Park INF-2 & Compressor Plus Fittings - Success At Last

Thanks for all the thoughtful comments and suggestions - took the hose, inflator, & hardware to a friend at a local wood shop - he said that in his experience air tools can be finicky - he replaced...
12-06-21, 03:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 535
Posted By blinky

Of the three gauges I have , described above ,...

Of the three gauges I have , described above , only the Topeak requires a battery .
12-06-21, 03:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 535
Posted By blinky

I'll second the Topeak SmartGauge D2 as well - it...

I'll second the Topeak SmartGauge D2 as well - it will handle both Presta & Schrader easily - I also have a French made one that's many years old called a PressoGraphe but it only does Presta , I...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,192
Posted By blinky

Thanks for the response , going with Kustomcaps -...

Thanks for the response , going with Kustomcaps - my tape was extended by about a 1/2 width , creased over , & the plugs, non-expanding, were inserted but they fall out - Litespud has a nice clean...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-21, 02:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 761
Posted By blinky

I'm just the opposite , my current floor pump has...

I'm just the opposite , my current floor pump has a flip lever and doesn't always provide a good seal , a screw head would be fine with me - Lezyne only sells through their dealer network , a...
06-28-21, 05:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,079
Posted By blinky

Response to Shelbyfv

Shelbyfv , I type in bold to compensate for diminishing eye sight and it certainly wasn't obvious to me that the news had been already posted to this forum - our daughter lives in Newton, Ma and has...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-21, 06:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 662
Posted By blinky

Thanks Everyone

Thanks everyone for the replies and great pics Badger6 - couldn't envision it having used Look "full cover" cleat covers for many years - thanks again !!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-21, 10:57 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,578
Posted By blinky

Pretty cool Hammer Dog - will keep Sock Guy in...

Pretty cool Hammer Dog - will keep Sock Guy in mind !!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-21, 01:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,578
Posted By blinky

Big response , thanks to all for your thoughts...

Big response , thanks to all for your thoughts and time , for starters I ordered a pair of Swift Wick pursuit socks , low cut with a wool blend - looking forward to riding with them !!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-21, 11:50 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,578
Posted By blinky

Thanks for all the great replies , after reading...

Thanks for all the great replies , after reading them all and watching the video I may re-think the length criteria - I got use to wearing a Thorlo ankle sock because my old Shimano road shoes (...
03-01-21, 04:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,900
Posted By blinky

Thanks again Big John !!!

Thanks again Big John !!!
03-01-21, 04:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,900
Posted By blinky

Thanks Big John , something I never knew existed...

Thanks Big John , something I never knew existed , and another great option !!
03-01-21, 01:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,900
Posted By blinky

Beautiful , thanks Caloso , I've used that "step...

Beautiful , thanks Caloso , I've used that "step down" technique before but just never thought of it - but I want to say that video was really good - thanks for your time and a great response !!!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-21, 07:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,764
Posted By blinky

We always had two fork mount roof racks , loved...

We always had two fork mount roof racks , loved it , we looked cool and very hip on the Interstates but the lift and place on our SUV got to be a little shaky and so I got a Thule T2 Pro hitch rack...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-21, 08:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 781
Posted By blinky

Thanks Urbanknight , under a good light with a...

Thanks Urbanknight , under a good light with a magnifier I can see them , one on each side , and they are definitely very small , thanks for your time and response !!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-21, 04:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 781
Posted By blinky

For Those With Shimano SPD-SL Cleats

Please excuse the bold type , I'm nearing the time when cataract surgery will be necessary and I find that heavy contrast between bold type and the white background helps in the short term .

I...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-21, 06:09 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,288
Posted By blinky

Thanks for the time and thoughts , good approach...

Thanks for the time and thoughts , good approach and what I do with other clothing products many times .
06-24-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,849
Posted By blinky

Excellent video Le Mechanic , a great supplement...

Excellent video Le Mechanic , a great supplement to the video Eddy_G posted above - I went through a portion but need to go back and view it in it's entirety and then maybe I'll have the confidence...
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