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Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 04:53 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,453
Posted By Homebrew01

How so ? It's the appropriate thing to do...

How so ? It's the appropriate thing to do sometimes.
07-17-21, 04:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 402
Posted By Homebrew01

Yes. But many Hardware store wrenches will not...

Yes. But many Hardware store wrenches will not fit because they are too wide for the flats on pedals, and probably not long enough for good leverage.

Thus, pedal specific 15 mm pedal wrenches.
07-15-21, 08:35 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 5,694
Posted By Homebrew01

Massage is much easier when shaved.

Massage is much easier when shaved.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-21, 10:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 552
Posted By Homebrew01

Duplicate Thread. ...

Duplicate Thread.

https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1233740-been-away-about-5-years-what-have-i-missed.html
04-21-21, 07:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 988
Posted By Homebrew01

I double checked the thread title. It's about...

I double checked the thread title. It's about brakes, not other people.
04-06-21, 08:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 654
Posted By Homebrew01

What does a bike need to do to rank below varsity...

What does a bike need to do to rank below varsity ?
04-03-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,199
Posted By Homebrew01

April Fools, but Craigslist has a surprising...

April Fools, but Craigslist has a surprising number of junk bikes with April Fools pricing all year long.
03-22-21, 08:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By Homebrew01

I wouldn't bother riding low end tubulars. Get...

I wouldn't bother riding low end tubulars. Get nice ones, and appreciate the ride quality. Otherwise, ride clinchers.
Forum: Foo
03-14-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,719
Posted By Homebrew01

I got Moderna #1 last week.

I got Moderna #1 last week.
02-16-21, 10:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,575
Posted By Homebrew01

Pull over to the side of the road. Right hand...

Pull over to the side of the road. Right hand pedal at 9:00, right foot out of the way, ground sloping away, pee, clip in, ride.
It helps to have practically no traffic.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,065
Posted By Homebrew01

5-6 times a week might be too much for now, but...

5-6 times a week might be too much for now, but 3-4 would help. Rest & recovery is important, But only 2 days per week is not enough to improve.
02-07-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,925
Posted By Homebrew01

Other industries using press fit are mainly using...

Other industries using press fit are mainly using them with hardened steel, not aluminum & carbon fiber contact areas.
01-16-21, 06:51 PM
01-14-21, 08:29 PM
Replies: 2,442
Views: 255,610
Posted By Homebrew01

My daughter's cat is captivated by nature shows,...

My daughter's cat is captivated by nature shows, especially if they have felines of some kind, or birds. Goes behind the tv looking for them.
12-29-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,549
Posted By Homebrew01

Ouch. I broke 9 ribs after passing out then...

Ouch. I broke 9 ribs after passing out then hitting a tree. Not fun for a few months.
12-15-20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,028
Posted By Homebrew01

The Quick Release skewer is not meant to screwed...

The Quick Release skewer is not meant to screwed tight. It "Flips" open & closed. Look up some videos about bike quick release skewer.

The frame dropout looks like paint damage. Hard to imagine...
11-22-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,440
Posted By Homebrew01

No. "....By keepIng a tight grip on the...

No.

"....By keepIng a tight grip on the handlebars...."
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 824
Posted By Homebrew01

Another option is a J-Tek Shiftmate. I am going...

Another option is a J-Tek Shiftmate. I am going to try it on one of my bikes running Campy 10 with a Shimano cassette.
Swapping the freehub is good, but not sure I can on this particular wheel.
11-09-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 583
Posted By Homebrew01

With nothing to contribute, perhaps skipping over...

With nothing to contribute, perhaps skipping over this thread would have been a better choice.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-20, 08:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,958
Posted By Homebrew01

1. They look like they'd easily unclip when...

1. They look like they'd easily unclip when pulling up on climbs or sprints. Very bad time for it to happen.
2. What does the cleat look like ?
3. Someone was worried about heels down. I often...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,392
Posted By Homebrew01

People wear masks while riding ?

People wear masks while riding ?
10-20-20, 12:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,552
Posted By Homebrew01

I have a hockey helmet. I will wear it when I...

I have a hockey helmet. I will wear it when I feel at risk of hockey pucks flying by at 50+ mph while on a bike ride.
Haven't encountered them so far.
10-05-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,151
Posted By Homebrew01

Did you remove the chain ? Is it the same chain...

Did you remove the chain ? Is it the same chain or a replacement ?
Pedal backwards by hand slowly, and look closely at the chain. Is it going over a "tab" that it should be under , or the opposite ?
09-29-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 10,175
Posted By Homebrew01

I ride on the road. As I pass, I say "Good...

I ride on the road. As I pass, I say "Good morning/afternoon".
Doesn't seem any more complicated than that.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 9,324
Posted By Homebrew01

Why ? Keep arm & hands in when crashing. I...

Why ? Keep arm & hands in when crashing.

I rode gloveless for many years. Got some gloves again recently.
I am fine either way.
09-22-20, 06:18 PM
Forum: Framebuilders
09-21-20, 08:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,302
Posted By Homebrew01

I liked TIG welding. Learned a bit fixing...

I liked TIG welding. Learned a bit fixing copper-tungsten ECM tooling, and played around with aluminum bike bits for fun.
I like the control with TIG.
Never tried much stick or wire feed.
09-21-20, 08:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 950
Posted By Homebrew01

Riding 5 days vs not riding can make a big...

Riding 5 days vs not riding can make a big difference. When I rode to work, I sometimes took the long way home, for extra workout.
09-21-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 938
Posted By Homebrew01

Use a 10 or 11 speed chain.

Use a 10 or 11 speed chain.
09-19-20, 08:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,917
Posted By Homebrew01

Thread Title changed to remove "spoiler"...

Thread Title changed to remove "spoiler" info.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,853
Posted By Homebrew01

Yes

Yes
Forum: Introductions
09-13-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 299
Posted By Homebrew01

Welcome to Bike Forums ! Check out all the...

Welcome to Bike Forums !
Check out all the subforums.
09-02-20, 06:26 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,920
Posted By Homebrew01

Moved from "General" AND Several...

Moved from "General"

AND

Several Off-Topic bickering type posts have been removed.
08-29-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 12,747
Posted By Homebrew01

Closed. Not much "General Cycling" content...

Closed. Not much "General Cycling" content recently.
08-21-20, 09:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 631
Posted By Homebrew01

Some Chainring and cassette teeth often look more...

Some Chainring and cassette teeth often look more worn than others, but are intentionally cut differently to aid in shifting. The smaller teeth help the chain grab during a shift.
Forum: Introductions
08-19-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By Homebrew01

Welcome. You might find the Classic & Vintage...

Welcome. You might find the Classic & Vintage forum of interest.
Forum: Introductions
08-17-20, 08:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 577
Posted By Homebrew01

Welcome ! Snappy looking bikes.

Welcome ! Snappy looking bikes.
08-16-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 765
Posted By Homebrew01

Use a Quick-Link of some kind. Messing with pins...

Use a Quick-Link of some kind. Messing with pins is obsolete.
Forum: Introductions
08-16-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 758
Posted By Homebrew01

I don't understand this part of your post: ...

I don't understand this part of your post: "...too many bikes..."
08-09-20, 06:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,655
Posted By Homebrew01

Indexing has nothing to do with pedaling...

Indexing has nothing to do with pedaling backwards. The problem is "cross chaining". There is nothing to guide the chain when pedalling backwards. The chain is stressed sideways, and is pulled...
08-09-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,742
Posted By Homebrew01

Saddles are like shoes. Comfortable for 1 person,...

Saddles are like shoes. Comfortable for 1 person, horrible for another.
Perhaps a local shop will let you try a few, and then buy the "winner" ?

Also, slight adjustments by angling it up or down...
08-09-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,948
Posted By Homebrew01

I generally shift 1 at a time, harder or easier...

I generally shift 1 at a time, harder or easier as terrain changes.
The front chainrings are like "High" and "Low" range.
Lots of short hills near me, so I am in the small chainring most of the...
08-08-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,510
Posted By Homebrew01

Good reminder in general. You never know when it...

Good reminder in general. You never know when it can lead to something useful or helpful.
08-06-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 826
Posted By Homebrew01

It is against the rules. You can post in...

It is against the rules.
You can post in "Introduction", and welcome others. And perhaps there are other threads of interest.

The 10 post requirement has been very effective at discouraging...
08-01-20, 07:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,146
Posted By Homebrew01

I doubt the threads are stripped. It can be...

I doubt the threads are stripped. It can be awkward to get the spoke far enough inside the nipple, and turn the nipple at the same time, without having the nipple creep inside the rim. It's easier if...
07-26-20, 09:02 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,301
Posted By Homebrew01

Ahem.....We have clearly determined that the...

Ahem.....We have clearly determined that the crazy people only have 1 or 2 bikes.
07-26-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,301
Posted By Homebrew01

Yup. It would free up some space though. And I...

Yup. It would free up some space though. And I have 3 or 4 frames kicking around too
07-12-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 12,869
Posted By Homebrew01

Can't get much worse than that !!

Can't get much worse than that !!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 806
Posted By Homebrew01

Try to "soft pedal" as you shift to the smaller...

Try to "soft pedal" as you shift to the smaller front chainring. This makes the chain less taut, so easier for the derailleur to move it.
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