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Forum: Foo
08-03-21, 01:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 246
Posted By canklecat

If by "summertime party atmosphere" you mean...

If by "summertime party atmosphere" you mean "rampant violence, shootings, road rage and increasing infections from the Delta variant," then, yes, my area is party central.

I kinda miss...
Replies: 10
Views: 131
Posted By Riveting

Don't FIND time to do an event you want to do,...

Don't FIND time to do an event you want to do, MAKE time!
08-03-21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,143
Posted By Wspsux

I refer to literally any trail I can ride my road...

I refer to literally any trail I can ride my road bike on (read gravel bike) as a gravel ride. This goes from actual gravel to single track. Sue me lol
08-03-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 1,841
Posted By indyfabz

You are right and also correct. :D

You are right and also correct. :D
Replies: 10
Views: 131
Posted By Tourist in MSN

When you get to the point where you can do a 20...

When you get to the point where you can do a 20 to 30 mile exercise ride and when you are done, you feel just like you did before the ride, you are ready. If at the end of a 20 to 30 mile ride you...
08-03-21, 02:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,114
Posted By Lazyass

Finally sent in an order. Wanted stiff...

Finally sent in an order. Wanted stiff bulletproof wheels but still fairly light so I didn't want low spoke count. I broke a nipple on my rear 24H Sub-15 wheel last week and if I didn't have a spoke...
08-02-21, 10:08 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,800
Posted By masi61

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I have not weighed it yet.
08-02-21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 474
Posted By dddd

Changing rim diameter affects braking leverage to...

Changing rim diameter affects braking leverage to a quite-noticeable degree I've found. If you have Canti's, then the leverage improves when changing to 700c, the opposite of what happens if using...
08-02-21, 07:43 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 1,841
Posted By GlennR

When on a narrow road and they beep the horn, I...

When on a narrow road and they beep the horn, I give them the #1 hand signal as they pass.
08-02-21, 05:05 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 1,841
Posted By Milton Keynes

If it's a BMW, forget it.

If it's a BMW, forget it.
08-02-21, 05:01 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 1,841
Posted By rumrunn6

heck, we're lucky if car drivers use ANY signal,...

heck, we're lucky if car drivers use ANY signal, right?
08-02-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,800
Posted By Tracy43

The Rene Herse triples are available new at...

The Rene Herse triples are available new at reneherse.com. I can’t post the link because I’m a newbie.🙁
08-02-21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 1,841
Posted By livedarklions

For all practical purposes, bicyclists are unique...

For all practical purposes, bicyclists are unique because they're the only ones still using hand signals at all.

Vehicle operators ARE being trained to recognize the right hand signal from...
Forum: Touring
08-02-21, 05:51 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,724
Posted By kaos joe

Even better. Skip to 1:00. I will say that...

Even better. Skip to 1:00.

I will say that Marty's analogy beats "licking a lamp post". OK, I'll stop now.

https://youtu.be/zJTl68ln3mg
08-01-21, 07:31 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,155
Posted By CliffordK

The steel and aluminum industries aren't without...

The steel and aluminum industries aren't without downsides, including often large open pit mines, energy intense manufacturing. Use of fossil fuels, and incorporation of rare earth metals.
...
08-01-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 1,841
Posted By Rick

The signal with right arm extended for a right...

The signal with right arm extended for a right turn has ben in the UVC for over several decades. I have found it in the vehicle code or laws that govern the use in all states that I have lived in. I...
08-01-21, 05:37 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 1,841
Posted By genejockey

Yeah, I signal my stops, because where I ride,...

Yeah, I signal my stops, because where I ride, there are 1) a lot of deputies lying in wait at T-intersections, and 2) a lot of cyclists blissfully unaware of 1), so I signal to prevent getting...
08-01-21, 04:26 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 1,841
Posted By genejockey

This all goes back to the early days of...

This all goes back to the early days of automobiles. You signal with your left arm (in America) because it you were in a car with a top, that's the only arm other drives could see.

I signal right...
08-01-21, 04:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 716
Posted By GhostRider62

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I have 42 mm on the rear and 38 mm on the front. Should be 38 on both. ...
08-01-21, 11:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 570
Posted By Sy Reene

This is very likely the culprit. I actually let...

This is very likely the culprit. I actually let everything hang dry after a sweaty ride before going into the laundry pile.
07-31-21, 09:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 392
Posted By Choke

I'm using Campy big barrel retrofriction levers...

I'm using Campy big barrel retrofriction levers and they do a great job of shifting a 10sp cassette IMO. They are hard to find though.

One thing that can help is to use some cable housing liner or...
07-31-21, 05:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 716
Posted By Doug Fattic

There are some nice older British bikes that...

There are some nice older British bikes that might work for you. The Gillot and Ephgrave Mark mentioned are top quality and would command a premium price. However there were many builders in the UK...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-21, 04:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 568
Posted By znomit

Yeah but they didn't have to put up with the 41.

Yeah but they didn't have to put up with the 41.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-21, 03:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 568
Posted By chaadster

gios you may enjoy seeing the wheel flip in...

gios you may enjoy seeing the wheel flip in action:

https://youtu.be/qUbA5iHqC6U
Replies: 74
Views: 4,451
Posted By GhostRider62

You can have friends and family meet you at...

You can have friends and family meet you at controls. Outside controls.....verboten.

I have never had support but if I can get these old bone orthopedic issues mitigated, it sure would be nice to...
07-30-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 150
Posted By verktyg

TA BB Dimensions

Brent,

The info on St. Sheldon's website is WRONG! It appears to be an uncorrected typo.

Copy of the web page. My comments in red...
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-21, 12:52 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,633
Posted By Racing Dan

Omg, lol! :-)

Omg, lol! :-)
07-30-21, 08:56 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 11,108
Posted By northbend

Photo assist: ...

Photo assist:
https://live.staticflickr.com/1884/44551167722_4b166511a0_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2aSQo2q)And I catch his water bottle ejecting as Dave tests the limits to his new bottle cages...
07-30-21, 07:21 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,853
Posted By base2

Old vintage Schwinn Varsities use the old BMX...

Old vintage Schwinn Varsities use the old BMX standard head tube diameter. Schwinn 1 inch steerers are not current industry standard 1 inch. I forget exactly what makes them different... Steerer...
07-29-21, 10:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 150
Posted By cudak888

This is purely a guess, but perhaps TA was less...

This is purely a guess, but perhaps TA was less concerned about the standardization of overall length, and was more concerned with right-hand spindle length.

I'm going to put a guess that the...
07-29-21, 05:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 273
Posted By Crankycrank

Here's the "A" version if the "B" doesn't work...

Here's the "A" version if the "B" doesn't work out. 1pc Shimano Ultegra CS-R8000/6800 16T Cog for (11/12-25T 14-28T) 689228409439 | eBay...
Replies: 49
Views: 5,965
Posted By Bulette

July is in the bag, but it wasn't easy. I'm...

July is in the bag, but it wasn't easy. I'm currently riding on RAGBRAI self-supported, adding just a bit of challenge to the usual objective. Not much for pictures, but you can Google RAGBRAI more...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-21, 04:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 953
Posted By Seattle Forrest

This is the content I come here for. :love:

This is the content I come here for. :love:
07-29-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 584
Posted By gugie

Not me, no sir, uh-uh. More than...

Not me, no sir, uh-uh.

More than once...:innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-21, 03:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 953
Posted By Mojo31

Nah, he stopped short of mentioning how he gently...

Nah, he stopped short of mentioning how he gently caressed the downtube or spanked the saddle in ecstasy.
07-29-21, 02:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 243
Posted By Harold74

Wow, this community is greeeat! Thanks so much.

Wow, this community is greeeat! Thanks so much.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-21, 02:19 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,860
Posted By WhyFi

The "patch vs new tube" pissing matches do seem...

The "patch vs new tube" pissing matches do seem to be less frequent now - thanks, tubeless! :P
07-29-21, 01:03 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,800
Posted By Dfrost

A suggestion for several of these vintage cranks...

A suggestion for several of these vintage cranks such as the Sugino AT and “Flag” cranks: Do a bit of stress relief filing and polishing where the DS arm meets the spider, as well as frequent...
Replies: 53
Views: 1,118
Posted By Tourist in MSN

I think that Rohloff has had three generations of...

I think that Rohloff has had three generations of twist grips. First was a rounded triangular shape, second which is what I have was more rounded, and third has some sizeable wavy shaped bumps on it...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-21, 07:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 613
Posted By Andy Somnifac

How can you be sure? Still posting in here sounds...

How can you be sure? Still posting in here sounds like it could be part of some eternal punishment.
07-29-21, 03:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 306
Posted By martl

Nasty stuff, that ISO 540 :D ISO - ISO 540:2008 -...

Nasty stuff, that ISO 540 :D ISO - ISO 540:2008 - Hard coal and coke — Determination of ash fusibility (https://www.iso.org/standard/41484.html)
Forum: Foo
07-28-21, 08:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 311
Posted By Shimagnolo

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Forum: Foo
07-28-21, 07:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 311
Posted By canklecat

I'm always surprised when any touring musician...

I'm always surprised when any touring musician lives much beyond age 50. It's a grueling life with plenty of temptations to abuse the body.

But unlike many major touring acts, ZZ Top had an...
Replies: 5
Views: 1,380
Posted By Custom Wheel

I used to sell and repair these bikes back in the...

I used to sell and repair these bikes back in the mid 1970s at my first job, at Gene's Bicycles on Stenton Avenue in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. I was just old enough to get so-called "working...
07-27-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 289
Posted By nel e nel

Sounds like those rule of thumbs can use...

Sounds like those rule of thumbs can use some..Retüling


https://media.tenor.com/images/30db77cc0a6d62afe10866197dc85d24/tenor.gif
07-27-21, 06:20 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,800
Posted By JohnDThompson

FWIW, Stronglight made drillium 86mm BCD rings...

FWIW, Stronglight made drillium 86mm BCD rings for the mod. 99 and 100 cranks; here mounted on a Sakae Ringyo Apex:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-21, 09:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 828
Posted By Bigbus

On my old Giant, I put the last freewheel and...

On my old Giant, I put the last freewheel and chain together in a bag for emergency use because they still worked great together, just not with new partners.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-21, 07:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 828
Posted By Kimmo

Nothing odd about that, it's totally normal. The...

Nothing odd about that, it's totally normal. The cogs wear to fit the worn chain, seems okay but efficiency suffers. Slap a fresh chain on, worn cogs say nope.

Same if you put a fresh chainring on...
07-26-21, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 187
Posted By Kapusta

Tape width should be fine. What probably...

Tape width should be fine.

What probably happened was that the tape was not fully stuck down (might have been air bubbles), and the sealant leaked through one of the spoke holes into the interior...
Replies: 53
Views: 1,118
Posted By GhostRider62

If one trusts Hamibini and many do not, there is...

If one trusts Hamibini and many do not, there is 2-3 watts to be gained per wheel from average bearings to top of the line Japanese bearings.

Before PBP, I tore my bike down completely. I...
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