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01-23-23, 05:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 458
Posted By wolfchild

I guess a fancy dork disc is more important than...

I guess a fancy dork disc is more important than brakes to some people.... What those bikes really need is brakes, just because they're fixed gear doesn't mean they shouldn't have brakes.
01-23-23, 03:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 458
Posted By rosefarts

I think the surgeon left a sponge in your brain.

I think the surgeon left a sponge in your brain.
01-20-23, 09:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 261
Posted By beng1

I am hoping you will save all the time you can...

I am hoping you will save all the time you can that you otherwise might use in any thread I start, don't let the door hit you in the butt on the way out........
01-12-23, 11:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 269
Posted By oldbobcat

Ask the guy who built it. Surely he must know.

Ask the guy who built it. Surely he must know.
01-08-23, 07:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 648
Posted By bboy314

Make sure you’re using the right ferrules (end...

Make sure you’re using the right ferrules (end caps) for your shift housing. Sometimes using ferrules made for the wrong diameter or brake housing can cause this.
01-08-23, 06:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 359
Posted By JulesCW

Your best bet might be to fabricate one from an...

Your best bet might be to fabricate one from an old belt or similar piece of leather. Cut to size, punch hole in center to mount, apply a liberal amount of grease, and you just might be in business! ...
01-06-23, 03:49 PM
Replies: 21,479
Views: 4,118,119
Posted By JulesCW

That thar ain't scrap metal, that thar's yard...

That thar ain't scrap metal, that thar's yard ART! :lol:
12-30-22, 07:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 522
Posted By chaadster

1kcal is the same as 1 Calorie (aka “food...

1kcal is the same as 1 Calorie (aka “food calorie”). There are also calories, lower case (aka energy), 1,000 of which get shorthanded to 1kcal.

I don’t know why the “food calorie” thing got going,...
12-29-22, 06:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 912
Posted By 3alarmer

...I was going to suggest that, too, but the 4th...

...I was going to suggest that, too, but the 4th edition seems to be the most generous, in terms of information on this topic of interchangeability of cup and cone BB's and spindles. There's pages...
12-28-22, 11:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 672
Posted By terrymorse

That's a disappointment. If it helped straighten...

That's a disappointment. If it helped straighten your derailleur hanger, I'd buy it in a heartbeat. Existing derailleur hanger tools are fiddly bits of annoyance.
12-24-22, 12:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 663
Posted By Steve B.

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/960x929/262cdfed_7095_41a8_b02e_2015e01e5a93_f03024d8dee14fc994b55de6a7fd1bbea194bdf5.jpeg
12-20-22, 12:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 322
Posted By veganbikes

I would take it to your local Shimano dealer and...

I would take it to your local Shimano dealer and see if they can plug it into the E-tube software and maybe something is set within there. It has been a long time since I have played with Shimano...
12-15-22, 05:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 551
Posted By tds101

Post pics please,... Visuals are something I...

Post pics please,... Visuals are something I totally look forward to seeing.
12-13-22, 08:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 768
Posted By tiger1964

I'd worry about it whistling at speed. ...

I'd worry about it whistling at speed.



Presumably he could have saved all the shavings, and weighed them.
12-13-22, 08:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 768
Posted By JohnDThompson

Looks carefully done, at least.

Looks carefully done, at least.
12-12-22, 02:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 768
Posted By seagrade

This guy is an interesting follow on Instagram...

This guy is an interesting follow on Instagram thecampagkid he journals all sorts of drillium sillium. Often reduces brake calipers and rear changers to about two-thirds of stock weight using not...
12-10-22, 01:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 380
Posted By Roypercy

that worked! Thanks a million

that worked! Thanks a million
12-10-22, 01:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 380
Posted By repechage

What I did not read was unwinding the quill bolt...

What I did not read was unwinding the quill bolt 4 turns (so still engaged) and tapping it down with a hardwood block and a hammer.
That should free the expander.
Then, without too much trouble the...
12-09-22, 09:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 325
Posted By Cabo9302

Excellent - thank you, Moe!

Excellent - thank you, Moe!
12-06-22, 09:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 415
Posted By 3alarmer

...the cable you have there has a little crimp on...

...the cable you have there has a little crimp on thingy on the barrel adjust end, that is inside the barrel. The end that is fed inside the trigger shifter is also terminated in a crimped on sleeve....
12-03-22, 05:54 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,961
Posted By Reynolds

Cottered cranks are much maligned IMO. Come on,...

Cottered cranks are much maligned IMO. Come on, it's just a tiny 9 or 9.5mm cotter! As a last resort I use a BIG bench vise, they always come out that way (but that needs an assistant though).
12-02-22, 11:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 183
Posted By Camilo

OH HECK!! After I made the last post (quoted...

OH HECK!! After I made the last post (quoted above!) it caught my eye that it was telling me something to the effect that I had selected 5 for multi quote and did I want to include them. I told it no...
12-02-22, 07:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By unterhausen

The zombie is a great idea. Or just turn the...

The zombie is a great idea. Or just turn the envelope a sickly shade of green
12-01-22, 04:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 707
Posted By JulesCW

A Brompton -- smallest fold (and arguably...

A Brompton -- smallest fold (and arguably quickest) for a good riding bike. Not C&V, but a great machine. ideal multimodal bike.
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-30-22, 09:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 807
Posted By GTA

My Brompton now has an electric shifter

Thanks to L-TWOO's new economic electric shifter --- AE (http://www.ltwoo.com/cn/h-pd-1720.html#_pp=181_4466), I am able to experience completely different gear shifting on my Brompton.
As I posted...
11-30-22, 07:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 577
Posted By Reynolds

I made a pair of wooden grips for my commuter. To...

I made a pair of wooden grips for my commuter. To fasten them I put press fit dowels into the handlebar, then used wood screws to affix the grips. The grips are countersunk for the screw heads; I...
11-30-22, 11:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 577
Posted By donnyc

Moe Zhoost Incredible!! Thank you so much for...

Moe Zhoost Incredible!! Thank you so much for sharing. I will send these photos to my brother-in-law who is going to be making the hand grips for me.
:love::):speedy:
11-24-22, 10:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,352
Posted By Guerc

Well, good information has no expiration date. ...

Well, good information has no expiration date. This thread answered my current question perfectly.

The original question was posed 18 years ago, answered 8 years ago, and still relevant today.
11-23-22, 07:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 613
Posted By veganbikes

So you don't hit your knuckles on exposed...

So you don't hit your knuckles on exposed chainring. If you leave it in a smaller ring you can just bang right into them as careful as people think they are I have seen enough mechanics and people...
11-23-22, 10:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 551
Posted By linberl

If you have a lot of flat ground you may find...

If you have a lot of flat ground you may find yourself spinning out at 92 gear inches depending on how much assist you dial in. It can create "ghost pedaling" where you spin a little and stop and...
11-23-22, 09:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 551
Posted By 2old

I have both BBS02-equipped (cadence sensor) and...

I have both BBS02-equipped (cadence sensor) and Yamaha (cadence and torque sensors) hardtails, and the cadence works fine for me, and usually is the bike of choice. Tong Sheng has a mid-drive for...
11-22-22, 10:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 551
Posted By Leisesturm

There are not many of them but 2x mid-drive...

There are not many of them but 2x mid-drive systems exist. I am building one. But the 32 - 92 inch drivetrain sounds pretty workable. I've never worried about derailleur cages and 20" wheels. Maybe...
11-22-22, 09:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 551
Posted By fooferdoggie

our Bosch is 250 watts on our tandem and we have...

our Bosch is 250 watts on our tandem and we have a 46-32 and can climb 16% grades and short 18% grades. a mid drive will do a lot for you.
11-22-22, 08:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 551
Posted By DeadGrandpa

You don't mention how hilly the terrain is where...

You don't mention how hilly the terrain is where you ride, but assuming you aren't talking about mountain grades, you should be fine. My e-assist trike came with a 44T front chain ring and an 11-36...
11-21-22, 04:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 362
Posted By indyfabz

Maybe someone wants advice/information on where...

Maybe someone wants advice/information on where they will be going, not where they are.
Forum: Touring
11-20-22, 08:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 607
Posted By Steve B.

Sounds like a bent derailer hanger. Is why I...

Sounds like a bent derailer hanger. Is why I learned to take off the R derailer when shipping.
11-18-22, 10:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 453
Posted By Steve B.

Sounds like a square taper crank. Riding with it...

Sounds like a square taper crank. Riding with it loose just makes it worse. Its actually the crank that is shot, wear on the inside of the crank makes it loose. Usually caused by a loose bolt...
11-18-22, 09:03 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,081
Posted By Camilo

He rides a steel bike with downtube shifters...

He rides a steel bike with downtube shifters because everything else is just dumb and the result of the influence of Big Bike.
11-15-22, 09:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,007
Posted By 2_i

Thanks for the video. You seem to be screwing on...

Thanks for the video. You seem to be screwing on more than I did, when putting the chuck on, and unscrewing less than I, when taking off. The disturbing amount of air coming out from Presta when...
11-14-22, 10:58 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,262
Posted By 911hillclimber

Some first pictures of the Humber Olympia: ...

Some first pictures of the Humber Olympia:

https://i.postimg.cc/rsZd3NYm/P1080672.jpg

https://i.postimg.cc/50x6tRhy/P1080675.jpg (https://postimages.org/)
...
11-12-22, 10:08 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,262
Posted By 911hillclimber

Humber 1949 Town Bike

Humber 1949 Town Bike I think might describe the bike won off ebay, collected today.

As a short introduction, I usually do a project with 2 wheels every winter, Lambretta/Honds/Terrot/Peugeot BIMA...
11-12-22, 10:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 660
Posted By albrt

Any interest in a co-op forum?

I mainly use the Classic and Vintage forum. It occurred to me that many of the forum members volunteer at co-ops. Co-op related posts don't always get much traction because most of the readers are...
11-11-22, 06:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 643
Posted By jadmt

have you tried cutting up an inner tube? would...

have you tried cutting up an inner tube? would work for lights and mounts but not sure anything would really work for brake levers.
11-07-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,571
Posted By fender1

No, I would not try to spread it. Most Cannondale...

No, I would not try to spread it. Most Cannondale road bikes from the late 80"s are 128mm spaced, so can they take older 7 or 8,9,10 speed.
11-06-22, 03:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 951
Posted By non-fixie

When I find those in my house it's usually a sign...

When I find those in my house it's usually a sign we've got mice living in. :foo:
11-04-22, 06:17 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,393
Posted By Schweinhund

I've been using Linux in one form or another...

I've been using Linux in one form or another since about 1996. I go back and forth, I need windows for some of my activities, but some times I'll go full nerd and install some random distro on...
11-01-22, 02:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 347
Posted By bikerosity57

let me know if you find something,I’d certainly...

let me know if you find something,I’d certainly appreciate it.
11-01-22, 12:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 496
Posted By veganbikes

That is what you call chain tension? That thing...

That is what you call chain tension? That thing is slacker than some pot smoking hackey sack player at one of those big jam band festivals.

I would remove some links and tighten up that chain and...
10-30-22, 03:13 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,393
Posted By McCycle

A reprint from yesterday's inability to post, but...

A reprint from yesterday's inability to post, but not quite stale yet ;]



This one is getting a bit long in the tooth but still very healthy for now, late 2015 13" MBP that I've really grown...
Forum: Commuting
10-30-22, 10:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,221
Posted By RustyJames

Moe Zhoost Thanks for the Banjo Brothers link. I...

Moe Zhoost Thanks for the Banjo Brothers link. I was also thinking baskets might work, that way he can easily insert/remove his backpack but I would need to find something kinda stylish. Image...
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