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06-25-22, 08:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 401
Posted By Aladin

Simple.. solution. Take your roll of gorilla...

Simple.. solution. Take your roll of gorilla tape.. mine around 2+ inch width.. and start a tear that covers well your rim bed. Make that trip around. I use smallish knife to cut v hole.. then a...
06-22-22, 12:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 648
Posted By Aladin

Cycling Weekly... marketing gibberish

"Best gravel tyres 2022 for extra grip, volume and speed"... load of nonsense.

CW Rep makes some calls.. get the $$ fees to run done.. THEN the rich link to market.. amazooo.

No Conti.. IRD .....
06-22-22, 11:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,054
Posted By Aladin

"Last edited by prj71; 06-22-22 at 10:39 AM." ...

"Last edited by prj71; 06-22-22 at 10:39 AM."

Keyboard queen-ish. :geek:
06-22-22, 09:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,054
Posted By Aladin

https://www.bicyclerollingresistance.com/specials/...

https://www.bicyclerollingresistance.com/specials/grand-prix-5000-comparison

Less sheep-like pimp'n... on pt. 32's fastest. :roflmao2:
06-22-22, 09:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 549
Posted By Aladin

Yeup... that was it in my case. HOMERUN.......

Yeup... that was it in my case.

HOMERUN.... member sending one. :thumb:
06-22-22, 09:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,054
Posted By Aladin

:lurker: Sheep... same ol. Tire fine. Many...

:lurker: Sheep... same ol.

Tire fine. Many ways to skun a kat.. or in this case shear... sheep-sss.
06-22-22, 09:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,054
Posted By Aladin

Curious which 32? Near triggering on 32mm...

Curious which 32?

Near triggering on 32mm Ultra 2's... yes 2's. Ran them tube-ass wired yrs back. 3500+ mi... ride was excellent.. rolled well.

Ultra 3's.... not same design/tire... by miles....
06-22-22, 09:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,054
Posted By Aladin

Quality 32's even better IF your frame allows....

Quality 32's even better IF your frame allows. Mine do.
06-22-22, 08:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 562
Posted By Aladin

Agreed. Yet those are so...

Agreed. Yet those are so ssssssssslllllllllooooowwwwwwwwwww. :speedy:
06-21-22, 12:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,785
Posted By Aladin

Moots = good stuff. Yet those welds in pics not...

Moots = good stuff. Yet those welds in pics not on par w my 2 Litespeeds.. '98 and '00. BlueRidge and Appalachian. Mine are smooth and do not looked welded.
06-21-22, 11:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 549
Posted By Aladin

Did not need that tool ..been a few yrs since I...

Did not need that tool ..been a few yrs since I used. Suggest posting a pic to jog my memory.
06-21-22, 08:27 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,366
Posted By Aladin

gorillimo excellent pics. Hows the wear on...

gorillimo excellent pics.

Hows the wear on that rubber? Bout then what do u weigh?
06-21-22, 08:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 814
Posted By Aladin

Have a GREAT idea....:hug: GROUP buy... 'I...

Have a GREAT idea....:hug:

GROUP buy... 'I LOVE PHIL'S GREASE!' t shirts.

Organize it and tell me where to send the coins. :beer:

Could number them.. bid on those. #1.. send to Phil.
06-20-22, 08:08 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,056
Posted By Aladin

Had no reason to view any moron video.... how...

Had no reason to view any moron video.... how about comparative HAND strength GooooobER??? Does NOT the ability to tension said brake factor into stop distance?

Or,,, was the HANDLE Gomer... or...
06-20-22, 07:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,214
Posted By Aladin

1.789 MILLION ATTA BOYS. WELL DONE!!!! :thumb:

1.789 MILLION ATTA BOYS. WELL DONE!!!! :thumb:
06-20-22, 07:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,033
Posted By Aladin

Whhhhhewwww...am I IMPRESSED....

Whhhhhewwww...am I IMPRESSED. Amazing................ specialty that 25 count. :eek:

Butttttttttttt... if one has a MUCH bigger view of the idea/issue... there is some instances where it DO apply....
06-20-22, 05:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,620
Posted By Aladin

DISC against... unless w units of decent...

DISC against... unless w units of decent quality.

Shopping locally? Someone w good service...chipping a few coins off is not job one.
06-20-22, 05:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 814
Posted By Aladin

Agreed. But that 80K needs slicing ....hence...

Agreed.

But that 80K needs slicing ....hence I stand my satire.
06-20-22, 02:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 814
Posted By Aladin

WHEWWWWW,,,,, 80K. So glad I aint...

WHEWWWWW,,,,, 80K. So glad I aint downwind.........obvious ANYONE w $$ hubs inspects/cleans wwaaayyy more often. Hence obvious ODOR.

Phil's is good... lots of others sans that label do/are same.
...
06-20-22, 01:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 433
Posted By Aladin

U are SLOW.....:roflmao: Wallyworld... of...

U are SLOW.....:roflmao: Wallyworld... of course.:thumb:

INTELLIGENT users comments per tires would be of real value. But....first word limits most...........
06-20-22, 01:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,214
Posted By Aladin

:bang:\ I can NOT believe a 24 H trip being...

:bang:\

I can NOT believe a 24 H trip being recommended for 3 bills.... things NEVER CHG here. That is just NUTS.

Do NOT buy second hand wheels.... for sure at your poundage. And do not sweat...
06-20-22, 08:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,620
Posted By Aladin

NO reason to get an H w one of those cheep...

NO reason to get an H w one of those cheep forks.. heavy added, does so little in reality. Often the 'adjustable' ain't.

Tire clearance... enough to run at least 42mm/1.75" w ease. 2" better....
06-20-22, 08:38 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,366
Posted By Aladin

:thumb::thumb: Tissue paper bike tires......

:thumb::thumb:

Tissue paper bike tires... LOL.
06-20-22, 07:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 433
Posted By Aladin

:thumb: I've done roll OUT tests. Issues are...

:thumb:

I've done roll OUT tests. Issues are no wind/very quiet early am's w no traffic. Hence testing is limited. Yet superior to said 'drum'. Under SAME conditions I get high uniformity.

The...
06-19-22, 10:46 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,358
Posted By Aladin

Yes.. and then no. GOOD sales people lay it out...

Yes.. and then no. GOOD sales people lay it out to be understood.. the why's. Earns respect,... the BUILDS any business.

Those crank have riveted rings by chance??? Those of course not...
06-19-22, 08:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 433
Posted By Aladin

Tire Rolling Resistance

Like the Jarno Bierman. Apples to apples stuff.. evolved into a paying site for him. Congrats.


Went over to look at Cyclo rubber recently ... top entries all ROAD tires. ?? ----mmm. No cyclo for...
06-19-22, 08:10 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,358
Posted By Aladin

Just skimming your posts.. this shop sees you as...

Just skimming your posts.. this shop sees you as the equivalent of a potted plant. Only game in town... might be how they survive this box store world.

LEARN more... MUCH. They might well stop...
06-19-22, 07:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,033
Posted By Aladin

Andrew the actual strength of the rim hole...

Andrew the actual strength of the rim hole possibly is a primary mitigating factor in wheel failure... spoke under very high tension subjected to extreme stress. Impacts etc... the nip gets pulled...
01-02-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,571
Posted By Aladin

'fork rakes are 40mm not 64mm' Both figures...

'fork rakes are 40mm not 64mm'

Both figures are incorrect for my GJ 63cm '75.. which measures a rake of 50. Appearance suggests 64.. yet careful measurement shows the fork is actually near...
12-26-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 14,921
Posted By Aladin

Good post.. underlines EXACTLY the game buying...

Good post.. underlines EXACTLY the game buying individually from over the pond.

Found Tiorays frame...
12-18-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 14,921
Posted By Aladin

LMAO.. always the same opines on this channel....

LMAO.. always the same opines on this channel. E-motions and no real world experiences. Comic shooten from the hip.. always.... gets old.


Not a big fan of over the pond .. me, yet am in process...
11-01-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,780
Posted By Aladin

LOL.. an intelligent reader can get it. Keyboard...

LOL.. an intelligent reader can get it. Keyboard queen types.. aka the senior element w bibs.. not so much. Go to wallyworld and buy a life.
11-01-20, 08:24 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,780
Posted By Aladin

I'll suggest: a tube-ass mount should be able w a...

I'll suggest: a tube-ass mount should be able w a floor pump even w presta inserted. Haven't tried your route-- often touted, on schrader.

Rationale: when your tube-ass wears and stretches-- your...
10-29-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 14,834
Posted By Aladin

Remember well.. a 'heavy hauler' in FL many...

Remember well.. a 'heavy hauler' in FL many winters ago. Loaded to around 3-4' width... riding a narrow busy highway.. sorta windy too. Me driving car towards him I see the semi w no intent on...
10-29-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,780
Posted By Aladin

Agreed. 5000's and S Pro 1's are my choices....

Agreed.

5000's and S Pro 1's are my choices. Put a dose of my recent brew.. just what's on hand.. Berryman's (Junk) for the base, good dose of E wood glue and a little H20 to right viscosity....
10-29-20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,780
Posted By Aladin

Just.. had my fill of orange seal-NOT. Air exchg...

Just.. had my fill of orange seal-NOT. Air exchg dries it out too fast IME. I am-- in process..one foot in and one foot out.. of 'sperimenting w some seal-ANT recipes. Winter will see some work..
...
10-29-20, 07:21 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,780
Posted By Aladin

20+ on my local city bike trail would mean said...

20+ on my local city bike trail would mean said rider SHOULD have funeral already paid for.

I generally do not run seal-NOTS. I run good rubber that'll remain seated... give it a quick CO2 shot...
10-29-20, 07:14 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 14,834
Posted By Aladin

Think.. suggest you need to ride the lighter bike...

Think.. suggest you need to ride the lighter bike at speed and report back.
10-29-20, 06:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 175
Posted By Aladin

700c 1" steel fork w disc tab...?

Where? Anyone make or has made one? Can't find a net contact.. at this pt I might consider used.

Need long steer tube length also.. if my chance you know of one PM me.

Trying to avoid brazing...
10-29-20, 06:41 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 14,834
Posted By Aladin

Whew.. understand some of the rationale. Yet a...

Whew.. understand some of the rationale. Yet a light bike puts on the workout primarily ON the cardiovascular system.
10-29-20, 06:37 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,780
Posted By Aladin

I should like to call on you and borrow your...

I should like to call on you and borrow your rabbit's foot....... and while I am not a gambler I would run to a cassino to try my luck.

:thumb: Well done.

Thing I like per tube-ass the most.....
09-23-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 23,698
Posted By Aladin

Much of what your saying it correct. I see many...

Much of what your saying it correct. I see many 'bikies' my age exactly as your describe.. noodly is right on. I am going somewhat that direction now given the this COVID era w gym visits off limits...
09-23-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,692
Posted By Aladin

Did you call Panti-Racer CService? If not.....

Did you call Panti-Racer CService? If not.. please do and report your experience.

Panti-Racer tires are mostly sheiiiit IMO for what one spends. YES you will hear from the ****er's who swear by...
09-23-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,679
Posted By Aladin

Something dropping off a turnip truck.. this...

Something dropping off a turnip truck.. this idea. Just nonsense.

See Gravel bikes... see 29er w 27.5 light rubber.. but using a carbon rd frame defines stupid. Sorta Forrest Gump...
09-23-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,827
Posted By Aladin

Now... ran the Moto last eve w a midweight road...

Now... ran the Moto last eve w a midweight road set of rubber.. w TUBES. 22t's 25mm front and 32mm rear Ultra ll's. Speed was noticeably faster than the sheeeiiit Dry's.

Av speed 12.5 (slooow for...
09-23-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,827
Posted By Aladin

Tire simply sucks.

Tire simply sucks.
09-21-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,715
Posted By Aladin

True. Many of us able to do repairs understand...

True. Many of us able to do repairs understand and employ their value. But if the owner is unable to do work that is mostly costly to get it done
correctly. Then.. nowadays try and buy used parts...
09-21-20, 06:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,715
Posted By Aladin

All things being (components) equal.. depends on...

All things being (components) equal.. depends on the steel frame being compared to the aluminum hybrids of today... usual scenario of owner going 'old' to 'new' bike. NON suspended rear triangles of...
09-21-20, 06:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,827
Posted By Aladin

I detailed the tire's performance flaws...

I detailed the tire's performance flaws...
09-20-20, 08:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,881
Posted By Aladin

WHY.. not just have the 27.2 post turned to...

WHY.. not just have the 27.2 post turned to 27.0.............? That route only potentially ruins something of much less value.

As I am sure you know... sh*t happens.. that way it aint your frame.
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