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08-11-22, 07:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 140
Posted By BTinNYC

Private, not General, opinion; mechanical stuff...

Private, not General, opinion; mechanical stuff happens and a bit of lightweight protection for the spokes from a bad chain incident is fine.

I used to remove dork discs to prove my competence,...
08-11-22, 05:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 238
Posted By BTinNYC

If you have to ask, you're not traveling for a...

If you have to ask, you're not traveling for a living.
08-10-22, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5,232
Views: 599,730
Posted By BTinNYC

Tech support and garage space for my daughter's...

Tech support and garage space for my daughter's friend, who painted his fixie. Montana Gold paint, wet sanded and clear coated with 1K....
08-09-22, 01:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 663
Posted By BTinNYC

I just looked at all the pictures again.

I just looked at all the pictures again.
08-09-22, 09:17 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 663
Posted By BTinNYC

I AM TOTALLY INFURIATED BY THIS BUILD!! ...

I AM TOTALLY INFURIATED BY THIS BUILD!!

Shows my current work on an '83 World Sport as gauche and unsophisticated.
;)
08-09-22, 04:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 760
Posted By BTinNYC

Are you positive your back will be comfortable...

Are you positive your back will be comfortable riding with drop bars?
08-09-22, 04:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 213
Posted By BTinNYC

You might try changing the angle of the new...

You might try changing the angle of the new saddle. Not every one loves how Brooks ride.
08-08-22, 11:40 AM
Replies: 26,352
Views: 2,844,279
Posted By BTinNYC

Kinda hot this morning. ...

Kinda hot this morning.
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08-08-22, 04:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 875
Posted By BTinNYC

Danny is from a different planet.

Danny is from a different planet.
Forum: Introductions
08-07-22, 05:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 67
Posted By BTinNYC

Welcome Saul! You're in the right place.

Welcome Saul!
You're in the right place.
Forum: Foo
08-07-22, 04:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 232
Posted By BTinNYC

New Yorker in TX story. Went dove shooting...

New Yorker in TX story.

Went dove shooting in Seymour, TX a couple years ago. It was a warm evening at the hotel and most of the hunter-guests were sitting outside the rooms and the chit-chat...
08-06-22, 02:49 PM
Replies: 26,352
Views: 2,844,279
Posted By BTinNYC

Made in the Shade

South County, North County and Putnam Trailways.
Perfect weather, lovely ride. Except on the water crossings and a few places, the route has thick cool overstory....
08-05-22, 01:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 258
Posted By BTinNYC

It's fixable. You need a bike welding frame guy,...

It's fixable. You need a bike welding frame guy, a pro that knows why and how to manage heat. There was a total of 40-50 seconds of welding, MIG IIRC, 3 or 4 seconds at a time, with 5-10 minutes of...
08-05-22, 05:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 425
Posted By BTinNYC

Echoing Cx and Zac, you need new cables and...

Echoing Cx and Zac,
you need new cables and housing.
08-05-22, 04:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,804
Posted By BTinNYC

The young OP is now showing some grey, hates...

The young OP is now showing some grey, hates being middle mgmt, has two kids, and hasn't had time to bike since 2019.
08-04-22, 10:12 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,337
Posted By BTinNYC

With banana, OJ, strawberries, blueberries, and...

With banana, OJ, strawberries, blueberries, and vanilla protein.
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08-03-22, 02:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 561
Posted By BTinNYC

​Canyon Endurace RD-8150 VIA (not sure if the...

​Canyon Endurace
RD-8150 VIA (not sure if the VIA matters)
11-34 Ultegra
Good luck.
08-03-22, 05:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 743
Posted By BTinNYC

I lost my pot belly in the first 5 months of...

I lost my pot belly in the first 5 months of riding. Lost about 10% of body weight. I ride about 4-6 hours per week. I know everybody's metabolism is different but that's my experience.

Very...
08-03-22, 05:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 561
Posted By BTinNYC

Great video. My 12 speed Ultegra does not have...

Great video. My 12 speed Ultegra does not have that issue.

But my Shimano 10 speed has always clicked twice on one middle cog and I'll use your info to see if it's from the same source, two badly...
08-03-22, 04:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 291
Posted By BTinNYC

What alcjphil said. The bigger sized gearing...

What alcjphil said. The bigger sized gearing will be smoother
08-02-22, 01:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 427
Posted By BTinNYC

Fascinating for tech-nerds. I really like the...

Fascinating for tech-nerds.
I really like the 'no voice over' production.

BTW, the electrical connections are pretty tough, it was hard enough to disassemble I worried I was going break...
Forum: Northeast
08-02-22, 07:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,252
Posted By BTinNYC

Nice ride! What I found amazing about all those...

Nice ride!
What I found amazing about all those crossings is how incredibly polite the drivers were. Coming from possibly less polite Queens I wasn't prepared for every driver to stop and wave me...
08-02-22, 04:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,233
Posted By BTinNYC

Miss Drunk Murderer just destroyed a family. She...

Miss Drunk Murderer just destroyed a family. She will not enjoy her time in the concrete hotel, which is where she belongs.
07-29-22, 11:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,294
Posted By BTinNYC

This is funny, including the righteous harangue.

This is funny, including the righteous harangue.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-22, 09:49 AM
Replies: 3,263
Views: 40,487
Posted By BTinNYC

We really enjoyed a recent stay in Rehoboth...

We really enjoyed a recent stay in Rehoboth Beach. Flat cycling to be sure, but we found the Delaware shore towns charming and the food was wonderful.
07-29-22, 07:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 948
Posted By BTinNYC

Your joy over this this bike is contagious! I was...

Your joy over this this bike is contagious! I was smiling during the entire read.
07-28-22, 12:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 770
Posted By BTinNYC

The NYS legal system has 6" x 6" jammed through...

The NYS legal system has 6" x 6" jammed through it's eye socket right now, and this minuscule splinter is just silly business.
07-28-22, 05:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 754
Posted By BTinNYC

Dave Barry's famous article: I called my...

Dave Barry's famous article:

I called my friend Andy Sable, a gastroenterologist, to make an appointment for a colonoscopy.

A few days later, in his office, Andy showed me a color diagram of...
07-28-22, 05:09 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,911
Posted By BTinNYC

Second scoop of protein in the shake = jet power.

Second scoop of protein in the shake = jet power.
07-27-22, 07:53 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,196
Posted By BTinNYC

What's the oldest mobile phone you've seen in...

What's the oldest mobile phone you've seen in use? I do love my mobile phone and Di2, but software brings a totally different lifecycle into the bike world.
07-26-22, 02:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 737
Posted By BTinNYC

PM sent

PM sent
07-26-22, 07:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 298
Posted By BTinNYC

I thought the same; how cool is that. Especially...

I thought the same; how cool is that. Especially when I'm so sweated up that I can't see if I've got another gear...but Dmanthree has a serious indoor trainer, I forget which brand, but it's not a...
07-26-22, 04:46 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,459
Posted By BTinNYC

Then definitely don't change what you're doing!! ...

Then definitely don't change what you're doing!!

From multi-metered, Strava subscribing, BTinNYC
07-25-22, 10:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 588
Posted By BTinNYC

I should have kept my original Strava record from...

I should have kept my original Strava record from the Five Boro Bike tour, it showed a vertical, 100% grade, 1200 foot change in elevation in lower Manhattan.

I used Strava's fix tool to remove...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-22, 08:06 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,098
Posted By BTinNYC

Are you sure buying a sixer of that Light Beer...

Are you sure buying a sixer of that Light Beer doesn't guarantee I'll be surrounded by frolicking girls wearing bikini tops and cutoffs?
07-25-22, 06:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 439
Posted By BTinNYC

Very nice bike and great photos.

Very nice bike and great photos.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-22, 05:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,051
Posted By BTinNYC

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Congrats! I love mine.
The power meter is a really nice add-on.
I'm...
07-24-22, 09:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 444
Posted By BTinNYC

Cxwrench is a reliable source of fix info. I like...

Cxwrench is a reliable source of fix info. I like the bedding video too, wished I knew that before.

On my recent Canyon, early on I heard a brake rub and did a 3 min re-align and done. Might work...
07-24-22, 05:20 AM
Replies: 5,232
Views: 599,730
Posted By BTinNYC

For the first time ever, I gave up on a bike...

For the first time ever, I gave up on a bike repair. A friend brought over the horrible POS he bought from a cheapo internet retailer.
Skipping details and wasted hours; it needed > $100 to repair,...
07-23-22, 03:02 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,739
Posted By BTinNYC

Waving to 'em, heck, how about running a half...

Waving to 'em, heck, how about running a half dozen stop signs and red lights with 'em?

I got behind two off-duty cops on their Harleys here in Queens, then in between them, and then all 3 of us...
Forum: Foo
07-23-22, 09:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 610
Posted By BTinNYC

No Elon fan but I doubt they had much to teach...

No Elon fan but I doubt they had much to teach him.

Tesla's annual advertising budget: $0
07-23-22, 04:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 695
Posted By BTinNYC

Excellent!

Excellent!
07-23-22, 03:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 551
Posted By BTinNYC

https://c.tenor.com/r2v85m7Dju8AAAAM/if-you-only-k...

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Never! I will never turn to the Fixie Side. I am a Gear Changer like my father before me.
07-22-22, 11:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 551
Posted By BTinNYC

I do believe, but like so much of my faith I...

I do believe, but like so much of my faith I can't completely commit...to the fixie afterlife. 😉

Once a week I do hills in a single high gear (slow tension intervals) and it causes mucho pain, and...
07-22-22, 07:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 237
Posted By BTinNYC

Adverts on USA/Peacock

Not the Super Bowl I know, but with amount of ad repetition I've developed some strong dislikes and one like.

The Strava ad is great and Hammerhead should fire their agency. Zwift's is just OK
Forum: Foo
07-22-22, 04:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 458
Posted By BTinNYC

Once you're in the server room, it's pretty much...

Once you're in the server room, it's pretty much over except for the shouting.
07-22-22, 04:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 551
Posted By BTinNYC

My buddy is encouraging me to sign up for a...

My buddy is encouraging me to sign up for a serious ride, any serious ride. He says it will push my training. I'm sure he's right but I can see the nerve-wracking part very clearly.
07-22-22, 04:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 563
Posted By BTinNYC

Glad you're better and riding. This damn virus.

Glad you're better and riding.
This damn virus.
07-21-22, 04:57 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 857
Posted By BTinNYC

Almost every brand has their own cut. I'm too...

Almost every brand has their own cut. I'm too frugal to buy the big names (so far) but found a couple of cheapo brands that fit well, plus have the pockets and designs I like. 6'2" and 175 - Coconut...
07-20-22, 08:38 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,119
Posted By BTinNYC

Oh yeah. I was hoping my cholesterol would drop...

Oh yeah.
I was hoping my cholesterol would drop along with weight but that didn't happen. I was ravenous and ate EVERYTHING. This block trying to eat smarter.
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