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04-10-24, 09:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,963
Posted By streetsurfer

...your cable isn't seated in the ferrule...

...your cable isn't seated in the ferrule properly. Your shifting will go away when it releases
04-04-24, 11:39 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,508
Posted By streetsurfer

I stayed in Florida for a year and some. I was...

I stayed in Florida for a year and some. I was told to watch for pygmy rattlers when trimming shrubs and cleaning beds out. I'd seen a long black snake crossing the drive before. One evening after...
04-03-24, 06:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 407
Posted By streetsurfer

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04-01-24, 09:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,207
Posted By streetsurfer

Whipped with waxed hemp. ...

Whipped with waxed hemp.
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I have Silicone Bands...
03-23-24, 06:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,532
Posted By streetsurfer

Most soaps have fragrance, which I can't...

Most soaps have fragrance, which I can't tolerate. I get instant migraines from the solvents in fragrance. Then it also dries my skin to shave with soaps.
no shaving creme. sometimes a hair...
03-23-24, 09:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 589
Posted By streetsurfer

I'd probably open a pair of needle nose pliers...

I'd probably open a pair of needle nose pliers with the tips set into two opposing facets, and unwind it.
03-22-24, 07:33 PM
Replies: 8,824
Views: 1,143,627
Posted By streetsurfer

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03-22-24, 11:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,427
Posted By streetsurfer

That's a great color!

That's a great color!
03-21-24, 01:24 AM
Replies: 8,824
Views: 1,143,627
Posted By streetsurfer

good morning zookster and thank you. I'd had dual...

good morning zookster and thank you. I'd had dual headlamps on it and used this to bring them above the front bag, and bump them less in a top and nearer to center hand position.

Click Here...
03-20-24, 08:29 PM
Replies: 8,824
Views: 1,143,627
Posted By streetsurfer

A new bell. Rock Brothers. ...

A new bell. Rock Brothers.

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03-20-24, 07:07 PM
Replies: 8,824
Views: 1,143,627
Posted By streetsurfer

thanks for the great ideas! Noted. I also...

thanks for the great ideas! Noted. I also considered cutting an old spent hub, and adding a freewheel, maybe making it also a desktop fidget device(lol), using short spokes on a made shade, but I do...
03-20-24, 12:44 PM
Replies: 8,824
Views: 1,143,627
Posted By streetsurfer

Great! Glad she got one. I don't figure on...

Great! Glad she got one. I don't figure on disfiguring it any. I thought it may be desirable, and if the lamp idea doesn't pan out, someone else might could use for the better purpose of a...
03-19-24, 03:11 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,466
Posted By streetsurfer

I've purposely checked for this. Mine is not...

I've purposely checked for this. Mine is not related to bp. In fact I had it at 116/54
53 pulse.

aspirin is one source of mine but I get it without aspirin lately. I've noticed it more with sinus...
03-18-24, 07:03 PM
Replies: 8,824
Views: 1,143,627
Posted By streetsurfer

Might become a table lamp base

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03-17-24, 08:53 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,692
Posted By streetsurfer

I have two MountainSmith bags. The smaller would...

I have two MountainSmith bags. The smaller would work well for this. It was my daily carry for almost thirty years of trucking.

I haven't carried it on bike (that I recall), but am encouraged to...
03-14-24, 06:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 779
Posted By streetsurfer

Magnesium Sweet Potatoes

Magnesium

Sweet Potatoes
03-12-24, 06:03 PM
Replies: 8,824
Views: 1,143,627
Posted By streetsurfer

Brakes, Levers, and Acorns. ...

Brakes, Levers, and Acorns. https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/image_29edcc035d406c26d76f96db23c119a41f6605a7.jpg...
03-02-24, 01:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 240
Posted By streetsurfer

Assist:link didn't work as inserted. ...

Assist:link didn't work as inserted.

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02-27-24, 10:13 AM
Replies: 7,945
Views: 968,352
Posted By streetsurfer

Upgraded brakes on an '84 le tour luxe. (by a...

Upgraded brakes on an '84 le tour luxe. (by a small measure-taking advantage of 20% off at velo- orange)


...
12-26-23, 09:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,590
Posted By streetsurfer

Amsoil MP is what I would use. ...

Amsoil MP is what I would use.

https://amsoilcontent.com/ams/lit/databulletins/g3109.pdf
11-26-23, 12:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,845
Posted By streetsurfer

I've seen items kicked off by them...goat's heads...

I've seen items kicked off by them...goat's heads and sand burrs largely, but once a shard of green glass got picked out of the front (without flatting), thrown free, then hit and stuck in my leg.
11-17-23, 12:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,845
Posted By streetsurfer

I dont know if photos will help. I don't see much...

I dont know if photos will help. I don't see much difference but maybe the hardware, and angle of bends which are usually adjusted when installed anyway for proper alignment.
...
10-27-23, 12:13 PM
Replies: 419
Views: 70,945
Posted By streetsurfer

Hey Jeff! I'm not much help as a fair...

Hey Jeff!

I'm not much help as a fair weather rider. I don't have many miles yet, but I put V/O on mine. Zero rain miles.

...
10-26-23, 04:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,254
Posted By streetsurfer

...it may be common, but it's not normal.

...it may be common, but it's not normal.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-23, 09:33 PM
Replies: 21,353
Views: 5,266,676
Posted By streetsurfer

A set of Acorn bags. ...

A set of Acorn bags.


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10-17-23, 01:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 667
Posted By streetsurfer

I had carpel tunnel and trigger finger develop...

I had carpel tunnel and trigger finger develop and bother me for over a year, quite badly. I found out I had celiac disease, as a result of pursuing other complications. Once I quit the wheat gluten...
09-18-23, 09:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 836
Posted By streetsurfer

Thanks for sharing. It would be a nice day trip...

Thanks for sharing. It would be a nice day trip for us.
09-18-23, 09:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,147
Posted By streetsurfer

You want a "gusseted crotch". Arborists wear...

You want a "gusseted crotch". Arborists wear them. Riggs, by Wrangler has some.
09-16-23, 11:33 AM
Replies: 3,609
Views: 1,006,008
Posted By streetsurfer

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09-13-23, 01:19 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,654
Posted By streetsurfer

If this counts, I usually make a rolling mount...

If this counts, I usually make a rolling mount onto the bike when starting out.

I'll put left foot on the pedal at about 10:00, push off with right foot and the left's downstroke, then throw my...
09-08-23, 03:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 882
Posted By streetsurfer

Heat will defeat threadlocker. Apply a heated...

Heat will defeat threadlocker. Apply a heated soldering tip to the head of the screw
08-29-23, 10:54 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,913
Posted By streetsurfer

I believe I've heard of this malady. ...

I believe I've heard of this malady.

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08-29-23, 10:04 AM
Replies: 8,824
Views: 1,143,627
Posted By streetsurfer

They came Monday. Installed this morning... ...

They came Monday. Installed this morning...

wire MKS 1/4 cages

...
08-25-23, 08:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By streetsurfer

8 to 8-1/2 US, and use mediums.

8 to 8-1/2 US, and use mediums.
08-24-23, 07:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 587
Posted By streetsurfer

All great points, and thanks for adding them...

All great points, and thanks for adding them Crankycrank
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-23, 12:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,779
Posted By streetsurfer

I've just begun these stretches. Working on the...

I've just begun these stretches. Working on the speed bag for recovery of a shoulder after a clavicle break, is aggravating the neck injury sustained during the same fall.

Neck stretches
07-24-23, 01:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 950
Posted By streetsurfer

I have these on a (repro) Coal Krate (No...

I have these on a (repro) Coal Krate

(No jiggle. I imagine those you show can be tightened satisfactorily, too.) ...
07-15-23, 09:06 AM
Replies: 3,590
Views: 456,647
Posted By streetsurfer

Our only outdoors cat is the steel one at the...

Our only outdoors cat is the steel one at the base of the tree (center of frame,lol) catching a bird.

...
05-26-23, 10:49 AM
Replies: 419
Views: 70,945
Posted By streetsurfer

thanks, very helpful. I've bought a Stasher frame...

thanks, very helpful. I've bought a Stasher frame bag that will hold a couple tall cans of coconut water/yerba mate, with room for foods or other items or four sixteen ounce
cans (or less along with...
05-13-23, 05:43 PM
Replies: 3,590
Views: 456,647
Posted By streetsurfer

;) "Princess Fedora" sits in the garage-has...

;)

"Princess Fedora" sits in the garage-has not seen the salted/brined roads.
A Saab 9-3 manages winter duty.
05-13-23, 01:56 PM
Replies: 3,590
Views: 456,647
Posted By streetsurfer

Good eye. I wish I had a Zagato double bubble....

Good eye. I wish I had a Zagato double bubble. Lol.
that was the crate from Italy for a Prometeo hi-cap oil pan and skid plate-'13 500
05-13-23, 01:55 PM
Replies: 3,590
Views: 456,647
Posted By streetsurfer

Thanks, and Hi juvela. I do feed her her...

Thanks, and Hi juvela.

I do feed her her greens grown
for the purpose, and will slide treats across the floor to her, trying to get a goal by sneaking one past her, and I do take part of feeding...
05-13-23, 12:40 PM
Replies: 3,590
Views: 456,647
Posted By streetsurfer

Who else, but those here, would appreciate this? ...

Who else, but those here, would appreciate this?

...when my wife rescued this cat, she was about 7 lbs and that night, she eventualy crawled out of her small carry box, while I slept on the floor...
05-13-23, 12:09 PM
Replies: 8,824
Views: 1,143,627
Posted By streetsurfer

Some smaller footprint pedals-these will also get...

Some smaller footprint pedals-these will also get a set of half clips. Another I may try is the Promenade Ezy.

I'm thinking they may go on a Le Tour, circa '83, slated for some rehab period roller...
04-25-23, 10:36 AM
Replies: 419
Views: 70,945
Posted By streetsurfer

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04-23-23, 12:17 PM
Replies: 419
Views: 70,945
Posted By streetsurfer

sounds like tire was a loss-sorry to hear that,...

sounds like tire was
a loss-sorry to hear that, if so.
I'm sorry, I don't have an opinion on the tire set yet, as I haven't been back out but for a minute to test an adjustment, but that wasn't on...
04-15-23, 12:15 PM
Replies: 3,590
Views: 456,647
Posted By streetsurfer

...so bobcat!! I love the muted color/pattern.

...so bobcat!! I love the muted color/pattern.
04-09-23, 10:57 PM
Replies: 7,945
Views: 968,352
Posted By streetsurfer

I re-cabled this '73 Nishiki International. I'd...

I re-cabled this '73 Nishiki International. I'd really liked the bare cable housings I found on a Competition of the same year. I found some on ebay with a clear sleeve, so put them on with aero...
04-01-23, 11:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,417
Posted By streetsurfer

On a short trail two blocks from home I'll take a...

On a short trail two blocks from home I'll take a Felco #2 pruner and a folding saw. If I need more for a fallen tree, a stihl T210 topping saw. I've also taken a leaf rake and hand held blower down...
03-30-23, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3,590
Views: 456,647
Posted By streetsurfer

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