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Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 464
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
06-20-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 152,867
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
06-17-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,714
Posted By Jack Tone

Very nice! Love the brazing.

Very nice! Love the brazing.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-21, 12:09 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,195
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
05-28-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 664
Posted By Jack Tone

Also check headset adjustment.

Also check headset adjustment.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 615
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: 5,957
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
05-13-21, 05:23 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 152,867
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: 152,867
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
05-09-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,656
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
05-05-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,359
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: 20,091
Views: 4,433,710
Posted By Jack Tone

Hot!

Hot!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 152,867
Posted By Jack Tone

I'm so sorry, Mo.

I'm so sorry, Mo.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-21, 11:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,033
Posted By Jack Tone

Best review ever.

Best review ever.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 152,867
Posted By Jack Tone

I hope they have some good ceramic bearings in...

I hope they have some good ceramic bearings in those little wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 152,867
Posted By Jack Tone

Happy Birthday! I'll make it to 70 in two weeks.

Happy Birthday! I'll make it to 70 in two weeks.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 8,412
Posted By Jack Tone

I once bought a $99 guitar from Amazon. It was...

I once bought a $99 guitar from Amazon. It was totally unplayable. Electronics were faulty, the frets were all different heights, etc. I spent the time to make it a nice guitar. I suppose the OP can...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 8,412
Posted By Jack Tone

That was awesome!! I watched every second. It...

That was awesome!! I watched every second. It reminded me of a Bill Murray skit on Sat. night live. SO many good quotes that I can't remember them all. "upgraded pedals", "pro level, no kickstand",...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 152,867
Posted By Jack Tone

These seem to be the choices to me, I choose the...

These seem to be the choices to me, I choose the second:
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/320x312/sew_up_repair_81d5bf6df593d0989a4ef92d2b977c41fde5c515.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-21, 11:39 AM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 152,867
Posted By Jack Tone

I had the same irritating noise from a back...

I had the same irritating noise from a back wheel. One tick every revolution. Sure sounded like spokes. Finally found that it was the wheel bearing.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-21, 08:43 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,492
Posted By Jack Tone

Good idea. I worked for a trucking company, that...

Good idea. I worked for a trucking company, that for a while, transported helium. 40 foot trailer with about 20 long tanks on it. It weighed 5000 LESS when it was fully loaded.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-21, 08:36 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,488
Posted By Jack Tone

Braggart. :). I had that problem with a Yamaha...

Braggart. :). I had that problem with a Yamaha R1 1000. Not with a bicycle yet.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-21, 09:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,833
Posted By Jack Tone

I've got the regular and the "ultimate". I do...

I've got the regular and the "ultimate". I do like the Ultimate slightly better. I don't know which one the tall has, but it's very comfortable to me.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-21, 09:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,833
Posted By Jack Tone

I like these. I've got long legs and they're...

I like these. I've got long legs and they're almost to my knees.

https://theblackbibs.com/collections/mens-bottoms/products/the-black-bibs-plus-tall
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 152,867
Posted By Jack Tone

I did save the 'cannon". It works as a great...

I did save the 'cannon". It works as a great drain cleaner for the shower! She was always athletic. Went on to get lots of awards in high school for the water polo's team goalie. Then was recruited...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 11,640
Posted By Jack Tone

I still ride my Trek 5200 I bought in 1992. What...

I still ride my Trek 5200 I bought in 1992. What is that, 29 years? I guess I should stop. I keep upgrading the groupset every 20 years or so.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-21, 04:24 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 152,867
Posted By Jack Tone

Wow! Really nice!!

Wow! Really nice!!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-21, 11:01 AM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 239,064
Posted By Jack Tone

I used to think it was important to see my...

I used to think it was important to see my cadence on all my rides. Until I realized that spinning, for me, was in the 80's. I don't think I've ever seen 100 on any ride. So I got rid of that field...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-21, 01:40 PM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 239,064
Posted By Jack Tone

Weighed my new/old bike before with all the junk...

Weighed my new/old bike before with all the junk on it..29.5 pounds. Weighed it now, complete with new aluminum seatpost..24.25 pounds.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 239,064
Posted By Jack Tone

I had most of a Suntour Superbe Pro group that I...

I had most of a Suntour Superbe Pro group that I used. Couldn't figure why it didn't shift well for a minute until I realized it's so old that it's 6 speed and I had a 7 speed wheel on. Also had to...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-21, 03:58 PM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 239,064
Posted By Jack Tone

Needs longer seatpost and new brake pads. ...

Needs longer seatpost and new brake pads.

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/yokota_4_c73da99ac1dbf60ddddf058b58b0783e47cfa358.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-21, 11:34 AM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 239,064
Posted By Jack Tone

That's better. Getting there. ...

That's better. Getting there.

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/yokota_3_1251ec47bd788e96fce289267258140538542e44.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 239,064
Posted By Jack Tone

First, Sorry to Is01 and Mo. Job stress and...

First, Sorry to Is01 and Mo. Job stress and Family stress both suck.

Update on bent bike forks. I'm going to name my home shop Barbaric Bike Shop. Straightened them with pipe (actually old bumper...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-21, 01:58 PM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 239,064
Posted By Jack Tone

Part 1 strip and clean: ...

Part 1 strip and clean:

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/yokota_c_and_s_09f714d43c5f29f9ce9aa6af873e3406b237c81b.jpg

I was amazed that everything came off...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 239,064
Posted By Jack Tone

I'd put white tape and white cages on. I've never...

I'd put white tape and white cages on. I've never had a problem cleaning white tape with a rag, any spray cleaner, and using the shoe-shine method.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 239,064
Posted By Jack Tone

DOo ITT ^ You guys have totally grossed me...

DOo ITT ^

You guys have totally grossed me out. I've always hated cigarettes. My mom used to smoke one a day after dinner. Before I was even in kindergarden, I told her one night that if she...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-21, 09:50 PM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 239,064
Posted By Jack Tone

I would sell a guitar amp, set it up for the guy...

I would sell a guitar amp, set it up for the guy to try, and it ALways sounds better than ever.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-21, 12:27 PM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 239,064
Posted By Jack Tone

:lol: Fellow Cannondale owner knows the slang.

:lol: Fellow Cannondale owner knows the slang.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 239,064
Posted By Jack Tone

But you already have a spare bottom bracket.

But you already have a spare bottom bracket.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 239,064
Posted By Jack Tone

When I got the Dave Mason album, I thought that...

When I got the Dave Mason album, I thought that was the coolest thing:

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1259x1209/dave_maon_vinyl_03f695be342848800173ae94b4808bed7c226e5e.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-21, 10:45 AM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 239,064
Posted By Jack Tone

I never owned a fast car. I did get a ride in a ...

I never owned a fast car. I did get a ride in a friends Firebird 400. Fun getting your back pushed into the seat. Here's some cars that I've owned (not mine, just pics)
...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-21, 11:56 AM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 239,064
Posted By Jack Tone

You can find the room! I'm using my "office", our...

You can find the room! I'm using my "office", our bedroom, and my daughter's room. There's always more room. :thumb: (hmmm, I don't have an SG)
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-21, 12:20 PM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 239,064
Posted By Jack Tone

One more tip. Don't rebuild ball bearing hubs or...

One more tip. Don't rebuild ball bearing hubs or head sets over cement or other hard floor.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-21, 10:55 AM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 239,064
Posted By Jack Tone

Hang in there. I've gone through similar stuff....

Hang in there. I've gone through similar stuff. Heart surgery, afib, ablations, blood thinner, pacemaker, lung diseases. I've got a garage full of racing bikes. I'm a lot slower, but it's still fun...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 239,064
Posted By Jack Tone

Love those saddles. Bought a bunch of them from...

Love those saddles. Bought a bunch of them from different Amazon sellers. But, I found that they all aren't the same. One had a lot bigger cutout that turned out to be really uncomfortable for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-21, 04:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 869
Posted By Jack Tone

You might be able to, but you would probably have...

You might be able to, but you would probably have WAY more stopping power. Could be good or bad.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-21, 01:15 PM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 239,064
Posted By Jack Tone

Does it have a paper air filter? Have you tried...

Does it have a paper air filter? Have you tried with the filter off? I have a lawnmower that would run for a bit, stop and not restart. Turns out the filter got wet in the rain and clogged.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-21, 12:48 PM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 239,064
Posted By Jack Tone

Looks way better, but I'd put some kind of clear...

Looks way better, but I'd put some kind of clear protective tape on the bottom of the head tube. "Ask me how I know".
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 239,064
Posted By Jack Tone

i've been next to a lightning strike. I raced...

i've been next to a lightning strike. I raced motocross on two strokes before mufflers were required. The loudest noise i've been subjected to was as InSync concert with my daughter. (not the band,...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-21, 10:19 AM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 239,064
Posted By Jack Tone

I knew Carlo. "What a pleasure!". I loved his...

I knew Carlo. "What a pleasure!". I loved his beautiful Medici. I don't remember Luca,
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