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12-08-22, 09:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By FBinNY

That looks like it'll be too nice to ride. ...

That looks like it'll be too nice to ride. Hopefully you won't let that stop you.

Best wishes for many miles of joy.
12-08-22, 10:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 441
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Welcome to crosschaining and why its a ring/cog...

Welcome to crosschaining and why its a ring/cog combo that has been suggested to avoid for any duration. The 16T jump is a big one and as the tooth difference gets larger the ill effects of...
12-05-22, 01:38 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,966
Posted By maddog34

check my updated post above ... it has been 7...

check my updated post above ... it has been 7 years since that recall... and it's worth checking for those killer QRs.... some open AND CLOSE too far...!!! I just swap ina better one for free when i...
12-05-22, 12:41 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 9,353
Posted By indyfabz

Precisely why, during this time of year, I drive...

Precisely why, during this time of year, I drive my Hummer a half a mile to my warm. cozy local bar to watch football. Preferably the team with the best record in the NFL.
12-05-22, 12:15 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,966
Posted By Koyote

If you took away those sorts of arguments, would...

If you took away those sorts of arguments, would there be a bf?
12-05-22, 12:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 788
Posted By Hondo6

Assuming the OP in fact has HB-7370s (-F and -R),...

Assuming the OP in fact has HB-7370s (-F and -R), seals shouldn't be an issue. Unlike the 7400-series hubs, per Shimano's EVs the 7370-series front hub doesn't appear to have dust seals for the...
12-05-22, 03:06 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,213
Posted By JoeTBM

Our shop works on a lot of Big box store bikes,...

Our shop works on a lot of Big box store bikes, both new and used.

Walmart no longer sends them to the crusher if a legit charity in town wants them. We actually pickup from our local Walmart 8-12...
12-03-22, 02:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 667
Posted By Camilo

Sounds to me like the OP's International Business...

Sounds to me like the OP's International Business program should have included some rudimentary training in survey development and sampling. The original posting indicates to me that there is no...
12-03-22, 09:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 484
Posted By alcjphil

There is a very good reason why Tiagra 4600 and...

There is a very good reason why Tiagra 4600 and 4700 groups use a different pull ratio and it mostly has to do with shift cable routing under the bar tape. When Shimano first introduced this type of...
12-02-22, 01:37 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,067
Posted By indyfabz

"Hey, Lama, hey! How about a little somethin',...

"Hey, Lama, hey! How about a little somethin', you know, for the effort, you know?"

https://historythings.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/Caddyshack-gallery-genuine-reactions.jpg
12-02-22, 11:50 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,067
Posted By livedarklions

I'm going to have to edit that post to take out...

I'm going to have to edit that post to take out the bad math as I really don't want to acknowledge it more than 3 times, and I actually was the first one to correct the error.

Still don't think...
12-01-22, 03:15 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,067
Posted By Koyote

He averaged "more than 2,000km of cycling per...

He averaged "more than 2,000km of cycling per month, much of it on indoors on a turbo trainer."

I'm surprised he didn't die of boredom.
11-28-22, 10:18 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 4,402
Posted By Rolla

Agreed on all counts. The shop where I...

Agreed on all counts. The shop where I occasionally work sells a ton of hybrids, mostly to moms and dads who want to ride with their kids or put a child seat on them, and also a fair number to those...
11-27-22, 08:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 667
Posted By dedhed

Figure 3 ...

Figure 3
​​​​​​https://microshift.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Road-Rear-Derailleur-Installation.pdf
11-25-22, 04:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 376
Posted By Iride01

Seems like a important thing to know. At least...

Seems like a important thing to know. At least it is if we are talking about what range you want on the cassette. This is your opportunity to change to something else if you need it.

If you...
11-24-22, 11:35 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,935
Posted By JohnDThompson

Schwinn's front wheel retention clip is arguably...

Schwinn's front wheel retention clip is arguably the best of these devices:
https://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/80/6d/f2/ddd880823e6a38/US4103922-drawings-page-2.png...
11-22-22, 04:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 827
Posted By dedhed

It's as if none of you ever rode old bikes with...

It's as if none of you ever rode old bikes with unramped and 3-4 tooth difference cogs that people had no issues riding and shifting.
11-20-22, 07:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 516
Posted By FBinNY

Yes. Larger balls push the cones out, so if you...

Yes. Larger balls push the cones out, so if you use all the original parts, the OLD will be greater than before
11-20-22, 12:23 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,081
Posted By phughes

He used to, but he was constantly ridiculed about...

He used to, but he was constantly ridiculed about his posts regarding carrying golf clubs.
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.
11-18-22, 05:22 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,443
Posted By Hondo6

Bingo. Shimano defined the Hyperglide...

Bingo.

Shimano defined the Hyperglide freehub standard. If a 3rd party manufacturer wants to make and advertise a freehub as "Shimano compatible", it is that 3rd party manufacturer's...
11-18-22, 01:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 230
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

As long as the rim's interior has no spoke nipple...

As long as the rim's interior has no spoke nipple access holes, or nipple heads sticking above the rim bed, no liner is needed.

By "mag wheels" I assume you mean a compression spoked wheel, and...
11-18-22, 09:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 975
Posted By Barry2

All the good drivers, are out on their bicycles! ...

All the good drivers, are out on their bicycles!

Barry
11-18-22, 01:11 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 1,803
Posted By alcjphil

one thing to keep in mind is inflation. I bought...

one thing to keep in mind is inflation. I bought a Raleigh Professional in 1973 for about $500. a bike of similar quality today would cost 10 times as much. Keep that in mind when you worry about the...
11-16-22, 11:32 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 3,909
Posted By RCMoeur

Aha! Mud-collection devices that also double as...

Aha! Mud-collection devices that also double as speed reducers. :)
11-16-22, 12:29 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,604
Posted By Milton Keynes

One of the dumbest things you can do is stand...

One of the dumbest things you can do is stand behind a jet aircraft which is beginning its takeoff roll. If that jet wash is powerful enough to propel a multi-ton aircraft down the runway and into...
11-16-22, 08:55 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,604
Posted By indyfabz

Do you speak jive? ...

Do you speak jive?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RrZlWw8Di10
11-16-22, 08:22 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,604
Posted By Koyote

Don’t call me Shirley.

Don’t call me Shirley.
11-15-22, 03:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 593
Posted By KCT1986

Interesting that the body for the FH-5500 did not...

Interesting that the body for the FH-5500 did not work. My impression is that the 9 speed Ultegra & 105 would work, not a perfect match but close enough.

Have you confirmed that the new freehub...
11-15-22, 09:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 609
Posted By cyccommute

There isn’t any problem with using a disc hub on...

There isn’t any problem with using a disc hub on a rim brake but there are changes that need to be made to accommodate that disc. The flanges are closer together than a nondisc hub which means that...
11-13-22, 05:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 999
Posted By FBinNY

It's a possible consideration, but can usually be...

It's a possible consideration, but can usually be worked around by tweaking the B-screw. But, as you point out, the conservative (worst case) published take up capacities leave some fudge room.
...
11-13-22, 03:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 999
Posted By FBinNY

Chain take up is determined by the sweep of the...

Chain take up is determined by the sweep of the derailleur cage, whose effective radius is measured from the pivot to the chain (not to the pulley's center). So it's about the sum of cage length and...
11-13-22, 12:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,505
Posted By mstateglfr

It's a hobby- there is no right or wrong way to...

It's a hobby- there is no right or wrong way to participate.
If you want just 1 bike, cool.
If you want 4 bikes, cool.
If you want 2 bikes and 8 different drivetrains because you like...
11-13-22, 11:29 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 999
Posted By FBinNY

2 suggestions IN CASE you cannot find a...

2 suggestions IN CASE you cannot find a derailleur that meets your needs.

1-you can increase the take up capacity of any RD by substituting a larger idler pulley. It's not much but better than...
11-13-22, 09:04 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,505
Posted By base2

I don't know if I have much to add but figure out...

I don't know if I have much to add but figure out what you're after.

I have a vintage hardtail mountain bike,
a long wheel base camping bike that is more of a rigid mountain bike than a road,
a...
11-12-22, 11:15 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,869
Posted By urbanknight

Many times, I answer the question honestly anyway...

Many times, I answer the question honestly anyway just in case some innocent person googles the question and gets the snarky, sarcastic answers and thinks they're real. Kind of depends on how likely...
11-10-22, 09:09 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 1,803
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...an Ultra Six Suntour freewheel is...

.
...an Ultra Six Suntour freewheel is expensive to buy used, at this point. And you can't buy them new any more, except for some old stock that shows up sometimes on ebay. Likewise some of the...
11-10-22, 03:08 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,869
Posted By indyfabz

You may have missed the call girls. Lots and lots...

You may have missed the call girls. Lots and lots of call girls. :D
11-10-22, 11:29 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,758
Posted By 3alarmer

...if only there were a dedicated forum for that.

...if only there were a dedicated forum for that.
11-10-22, 08:38 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,865
Posted By indyfabz

$9 at a minimum.

$9 at a minimum.
11-10-22, 05:08 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,865
Posted By indyfabz

Not unless it comes with a Dubai call girl.

Not unless it comes with a Dubai call girl.
11-09-22, 04:33 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,869
Posted By Iride01

A lot of people using the word "brifter"!...

A lot of people using the word "brifter"! <grin>
11-06-22, 10:42 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,443
Posted By 79pmooney

Couldn't you simply add a 1mm washer on the...

Couldn't you simply add a 1mm washer on the flange of that locknut? (I don't know where to find it but I'd consider making one. Get some 1mm aluminum sheet. Cut a small rectangle and screw or nail...
11-03-22, 07:56 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 6,616
Posted By _ForceD_

Just want to point out that if the “every insured...

Just want to point out that if the “every insured home in America destruction” argument played out…we likely have much bigger problems, and would be lucky to be alive to collect from insurance...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-22, 08:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,520
Posted By amazinmets73

Are you open to used frames? If so I strongly...

Are you open to used frames? If so I strongly recommend a Lemond 853 frame. They're ridiculously cheap considering the quality. I would pick one up, add a new fork and build it up.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-22, 06:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,520
Posted By veganbikes

Tons of great options out there that are not full...

Tons of great options out there that are not full custom. A lot of bike blogs frequently talk about them. Soma/New Albion, Surly, All City, Ritchey. Columbus/Cinelli all come to immediate mind for...
10-29-22, 05:57 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,782
Posted By Maelochs

I stow mine in a local dumpster because so few...

I stow mine in a local dumpster because so few people would ever look there.
10-27-22, 06:15 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 5,343
Posted By big john

Reminds me of being with my friend at his body...

Reminds me of being with my friend at his body shop when a man came in and said his car had been crashed and he needed a body shop to confirm it was a total for his insurance. Friend told him to have...
10-27-22, 12:12 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 5,343
Posted By unterhausen

Let me introduce you to Unterhausen's law of...

Let me introduce you to Unterhausen's law of cognitive bias: tell me what your desired outcome is and I will convince you it's true. My proof is the article cited in the OP.

I got something on my...
10-27-22, 07:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,631
Posted By staehpj1

I like my Garmin Instinct, but it isn't cheap or...

I like my Garmin Instinct, but it isn't cheap or simple. As far as the HR. I was concenern whether it would be okay with wrist sensor so I used a Polarchest strap (with another app) and the garmin...
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