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09-14-23, 06:43 PM
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Posted By jolly_codger

Yes, you would be correct. John

Yes, you would be correct.
John
09-12-23, 03:06 AM
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Posted By Aardwolf

Mind if I play with your catnip mister ? ...

Mind if I play with your catnip mister ?

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I leave deadheads from the...
09-11-23, 03:32 PM
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Posted By juvela

----- :love: and what a fortunate...

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:love:

and what a fortunate fellow he is to have found such a loving home with you! :thumb:

...do you find that would-be adopters fight over kitties with challenges or do they avoid...
09-06-23, 02:36 AM
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Posted By Jeff Wills

Pumpkin has claimed my wife’s lap. (He’s hard...

Pumpkin has claimed my wife’s lap.
(He’s hard to please. My wife was away for a couple days and he was refusing to eat. I got a little into him but usually he’d nibble then walk away. Disturbing...
09-03-23, 10:53 AM
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Posted By non-fixie

Fritz and Felix get along better as they grow...

Fritz and Felix get along better as they grow older.

These days they are both in my spot on the couch ... :mad:

...
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09-02-23, 07:07 PM
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Posted By john m flores

I'm up at Minnewaska State Park in NY riding...

I'm up at Minnewaska State Park in NY riding gravel with my girlfriend and her Surly Long Haul Trucker. We're similar in size so we're swapping back and forth. The Surly is a Lincoln Continental. The...
08-31-23, 07:33 AM
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Posted By rumrunn6

a work colleague, 49 yrs old, just lost her...

a work colleague, 49 yrs old, just lost her husband suddenly. dropped dead from a heart attack. sounds like you're doing great! rejoice!
08-28-23, 06:38 PM
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Posted By juvela

----- Oh the maintenance of domestic peace...

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Oh the maintenance of domestic peace and tranquilitude! :D

Sjanzeir - the separator of combatants. :lol:



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08-28-23, 06:12 PM
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Posted By Korina

Hello New Guy! He seems to be getting the hang of...

Hello New Guy! He seems to be getting the hang of catting pretty well. Did your in-law go back to look for siblings?
08-28-23, 05:46 AM
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Posted By dedhed

Jam nuts. ...

Jam nuts.

​​​​​​https://www.mcmaster.com/products/jam-locknuts/
08-24-23, 05:50 AM
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Posted By RB1-luvr

this is where Lizzy parks and waits for her...

this is where Lizzy parks and waits for her (his?) food every night. Bad picture, it's far from the house. She came halfway up the slope to me last night. I sit and talk to her.
...
08-22-23, 08:55 AM
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Posted By cyclezen

To the OP. OK to do either setup. Change brake...

To the OP. OK to do either setup. Change brake side on the pedal bike or just adapt to having moto & pedal different.
Depending on which bicycle you get, switching a hydraulic system to the opposite...
08-21-23, 08:47 PM
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Posted By Germany_chris

I'm right front and always have been it never...

I'm right front and always have been it never made sense to me to use my non-dominant hand on my most powerful brake
08-21-23, 06:32 PM
Replies: 35
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Posted By PeteHski

I just turned 50 last week. But now suddenly I...

I just turned 50 last week. But now suddenly I appear to.be 55! The clock seems to have sped up this decade, which is a bit of a worry. Good news is I’m still feeling much the same.

Happy...
08-21-23, 06:27 PM
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Posted By PeteHski

A bit ironic really

A bit ironic really
08-21-23, 03:58 PM
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Posted By MinnMan

got it. It also hasn't stopped the "I'm...

got it.

It also hasn't stopped the "I'm pretending this isn't advice" advice.
08-21-23, 03:56 PM
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Views: 1,433
Posted By philbob57

Happy birthday!

Happy birthday!
08-21-23, 02:02 PM
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Views: 1,433
Posted By MinnMan

I didn't get the idea that the OP was asking for...

I didn't get the idea that the OP was asking for advice. More like a rumination....
08-21-23, 12:30 PM
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Posted By SkinGriz

It looks like the more expensive one centers...

It looks like the more expensive one centers itself.
08-21-23, 11:36 AM
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Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

What you should do is pay no attention to the...

What you should do is pay no attention to the posters who tell you what "We" are supposed to do upon reaching 50 or any other arbitrary point in life. This includes all gratuitous advice related to...
08-21-23, 10:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,433
Posted By freeranger

Well, ya took the first step and joined this...

Well, ya took the first step and joined this forum!! Welcome! Only another 15 and you can join more of us.
08-21-23, 08:57 AM
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Views: 1,433
Posted By big john

You have at least 10 years before things really...

You have at least 10 years before things really start to go downhill. Enjoy!
08-21-23, 08:39 AM
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Views: 1,433
Posted By john m flores

You made it! Welcome to the club!

You made it! Welcome to the club!
08-21-23, 07:43 AM
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Views: 1,433
Posted By joesch

Make a plan to do your BD 50 xx ride ASAP and...

Make a plan to do your BD 50 xx ride ASAP and celebrate the day with 5 of your fav drinks or foods for the decades.
(xx is your distance units ml or km of choice :)
08-21-23, 06:12 AM
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Views: 1,433
Posted By BobbyG

Coast...it's all downhill from here. (just...

Coast...it's all downhill from here.

(just kidding, although I did have to lower the gearing on my bikes to placate my knees)
08-21-23, 04:33 AM
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Views: 1,433
Posted By Jumpski

Welcome to the club:)

Welcome to the club:)
08-21-23, 04:26 AM
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Posted By Prowler

The day is young. Ride your age, in miles vs...

The day is young. Ride your age, in miles vs them killy things. 😏. Ride to the sea and watch the waves.
08-19-23, 10:15 AM
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Posted By Kontact

I have successfully reused barbs. I have...

I have successfully reused barbs.

I have successfully swapped levers without installing a new barb and olive.


Look at what you're working with. Frequently the olive wasn't seated correctly...
08-19-23, 05:18 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,258
Posted By Outrider1

This

This
08-18-23, 08:08 PM
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Posted By tyrion

I've been a motorcyclist and bicyclist...

I've been a motorcyclist and bicyclist simultaneously for decades and say don't bother switching your bicycle lever. Simply not an issue.
08-18-23, 07:31 PM
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Posted By freeranger

I used to ride motorcycles as well as a bicycle....

I used to ride motorcycles as well as a bicycle. At one time I had a BSA (made in England) and a Suzuki (Japanese) and the foot shifter and foot (rear) brake were on opposite sides on the...
08-18-23, 07:16 PM
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Posted By t2p

even smaller bikes can be fun ... vintage small...

even smaller bikes can be fun ... vintage small displacement... 100 cc ...125 cc ....

bunch of guys I rode with (motorcycles and bicycles) started an informal group at one time ... ‘100 club’...
08-18-23, 06:11 PM
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Posted By t2p

not familiar with the recent 250 - but the...

not familiar with the recent 250 - but the earlier Ninja 250 actually had a fairly upright riding position ... much more than the 600 sport bikes ... Ninja 600, CBR600, FZR600, R whatever, GSXR ...
...
08-18-23, 05:46 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,258
Posted By Ironfish653

Other than having handlebars and a hand-lever...

Other than having handlebars and a hand-lever operated brake; the controls are so different between motors and velos, that setting up a velo with FR brakes for “training” is not much more than a...
08-18-23, 01:01 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,258
Posted By icemilkcoffee

On a road bike you would jam on both brakes at...

On a road bike you would jam on both brakes at the same time regardless. So it doesn't really matter which side you put which brake.
On a motorcycle you should jam on the rear brake one split...
08-18-23, 11:43 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,258
Posted By chaadster

Gee, maybe I’m a freak, but even two decades...

Gee, maybe I’m a freak, but even two decades after getting rid of my moto, I’m still confounded by which hand operates which brake on which bicycle.

I had, for several years, always run...
08-18-23, 07:56 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,258
Posted By t2p

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long time motorcycle rider (primarily off road) -...
08-18-23, 07:25 AM
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Posted By Steel Charlie

I've had/have the front brake on the right on...

I've had/have the front brake on the right on every bike I own for 40+ years. My meager brain never has to adjust to anything.
08-18-23, 07:04 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,258
Posted By Jeff Neese

Considering that the rear brake on a motorcycle...

Considering that the rear brake on a motorcycle is operated with your right foot, there's very little chance of confusing your muscle memory.

Just like on a motorcycle, you should train yourself...
08-18-23, 06:36 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,258
Posted By john m flores

I had the same concern when I started riding...

I had the same concern when I started riding motorcycles but I have no issue with hopping off the motorcycle and then going for a bicycle ride. The mind figures it out pretty quickly.

Enjoy the...
08-18-23, 06:29 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,258
Posted By biker128pedal

Don’t bother. Especially if you have hydraulic...

Don’t bother. Especially if you have hydraulic brakes. Go take the beginners motorcycle course. Take one that provides the bikes. Smaller 100cc to 250cc. I’d only practice tight figure eights on the...
08-18-23, 06:19 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,258
Posted By csport

Sheldon Brown's article...

Sheldon Brown's article (https://www.sheldonbrown.com/brakturn.html#whichside) on the subject.
Jan Heine's article (https://www.renehersecycles.com/which-hand-for-which-brake/).
I have the front...
08-18-23, 06:17 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,258
Posted By TiHabanero

You are overthinking this. The brain knows when...

You are overthinking this. The brain knows when it is on a bicycle or a motorcycle and does indeed remember the differences in the controls.
Don't fear the motorbike. That fear will translate to...
08-18-23, 06:15 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,258
Posted By t2p

If you will be riding both motorcycles and...

If you will be riding both motorcycles and bicycles I recommend front brake on right side
08-18-23, 06:00 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,258
Posted By bargainguy

Are you right-handed? The danger of using...

Are you right-handed? The danger of using motorcycle-style brake routing is that if you connect the front brake to the right brake lever, you might do an endo if you use the front brake only to...
08-17-23, 07:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 347
Posted By sweeks

I bought a pair of Shimano "SORA" levers and...

I bought a pair of Shimano "SORA" levers and found that there is a choice of cable position to allow these levers to work with either short-pull or long-pull brakes. There may be other levers with...
07-25-23, 06:20 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,772
Posted By GhostRider62

Nah, you just want to be a troll. You know. The...

Nah, you just want to be a troll. You know. The kind you alway ***** about
07-24-23, 10:16 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,772
Posted By MarcusT

Not sure how many here are familiar with the...

Not sure how many here are familiar with the Shimano 400 series disc brakes, but they have the brake pads B01S. They are organic pads that wear out very quickly. Not sure how many here have done...
07-24-23, 08:03 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,772
Posted By GhostRider62

I would not go on a long tour without a spare set...

I would not go on a long tour without a spare set of pads. Mine only take a small allen key to remove. It is maybe a 20 second job.
07-24-23, 08:01 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,772
Posted By GhostRider62

I am about to install my 4th set on the front and...

I am about to install my 4th set on the front and 3rd on the rear. I have ridden about half of what I normally ride. The bike was new in December of 2022. SRAM recommends monthly pad checks.
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