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Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-22, 10:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 125
Posted By zandoval

Jen - Nice set up. I also suffer with back pain...

Jen - Nice set up. I also suffer with back pain from injuries. I was able to resolve back pain from ridding by raising my Bars 3cm and lowering my seat about 2cm. Now that is after several years of...
08-09-22, 10:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 444
Posted By zandoval

Short Ones! No more than 50 meters... After...

Short Ones! No more than 50 meters...

After that I am whipping out the Puffer and in my Size 12D gear...
08-09-22, 12:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 364
Posted By zandoval

Good tip... My old method was ta clean um up with...

Good tip... My old method was ta clean um up with Powdered Toilet Cleaner and after drying hit um with KrylonFusion paint for plastic... Ha

I only have one bike left with Hoods and they are almost...
08-09-22, 09:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 717
Posted By zandoval

WOW! Thanks for posting the process. I can...

WOW! Thanks for posting the process. I can imagine standing in front of your Work Bench and feeling...Quite Comfortable...
08-08-22, 10:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 119
Posted By zandoval

What type of shoe and pedal are ya using?

What type of shoe and pedal are ya using?
Forum: Foo
08-08-22, 10:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 486
Posted By zandoval

Sad.... My hearing is now so bad I can't...

Sad.... My hearing is now so bad I can't appreciate the difference...

Well... Maybe it's a blessing...
Forum: Foo
08-08-22, 10:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 128
Posted By zandoval

So long Olivia, no more suffering with cancer. In...

So long Olivia, no more suffering with cancer. In the 70's I fondly remember getting off the evening shift at the hospital and meeting my girl for a dance to some of her songs and beers... On Roller...
Forum: Foo
08-08-22, 10:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 100
Posted By zandoval

Bummer when ya have to use your sick days due to...

Bummer when ya have to use your sick days due to illness...

Keep in mind this is an endothelial infection and even though you may look good externally your internal organs and tissue linings are...
08-08-22, 09:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 717
Posted By zandoval

Besides the bent fork I am wondering how tall you...

Besides the bent fork I am wondering how tall you would have to be ta ride this bike comfortably...
08-08-22, 12:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 945
Posted By zandoval

My solution was to drill holes and forcefully...

My solution was to drill holes and forcefully thread in two long M5 bolts. I then silver soldered them in place and cut them down to use nuts in securing my water bottle cage... Talk about a HACK......
08-07-22, 08:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 329
Posted By zandoval

Not Nice... A bike that is being ridden deserves...

Not Nice... A bike that is being ridden deserves respect.
08-07-22, 03:32 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,430
Posted By zandoval

Actually no... Ya just have to be a little...

Actually no... Ya just have to be a little selective to find the right position on your glove. Took me a few tries to get it right. I can now see pretty well with just a twist of my hand on the...
08-07-22, 10:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 897
Posted By zandoval

WOW... Tell me more....

WOW... Tell me more....
08-07-22, 10:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 447
Posted By zandoval

Salvaged from the Parts Bin... Well ya never...

Salvaged from the Parts Bin... Well ya never know, sometimes even when its marked. Or French... Ha
08-07-22, 10:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By zandoval

Well... It is Canada...

Well... It is Canada...
08-07-22, 10:16 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,430
Posted By zandoval

Me too... Thanks 10wheels... ...

Me too... Thanks 10wheels...

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Forum: Foo
08-06-22, 11:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 357
Posted By zandoval

Wish I could do my late night walks again. They...

Wish I could do my late night walks again. They are fondly remembered. OK Hondo, please tell me you are wearing a Reflective Vest.

Over here in Bastrop I used to wear a cheap Mesh Reflective Vest...
Forum: Foo
08-06-22, 10:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 219
Posted By zandoval

Hay Kat - I do have to admit when I wear my...

Hay Kat - I do have to admit when I wear my Blinged Out purse with the little strap they do look at me funny... Even in Austin.

Actually a cross between a Side Pouch and a Utility Belt would be a...
Replies: 11
Views: 285
Posted By zandoval

Check that Gauge for accuracy when you can...

Check that Gauge for accuracy when you can...
08-05-22, 11:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 515
Posted By zandoval

Smart Kid!!!

Smart Kid!!!
08-05-22, 11:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 471
Posted By zandoval

I don't tighten down my straps anymore and don't...

I don't tighten down my straps anymore and don't have problems. It just could be ya need ta get back into the Groove again.

I ounce was standing a long time at a light with my bike. When the light...
08-05-22, 11:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 511
Posted By zandoval

Looks like my girl in 86... Of course at 70 she...

Looks like my girl in 86... Of course at 70 she still looks good but I never been able to get her on a bicycle... Ha

Now days it would be a carbon bike, subdued in color, and the girl even with...
Forum: Foo
08-05-22, 11:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 615
Posted By zandoval

Yep... When my son was in Afghanistan we actually...

Yep... When my son was in Afghanistan we actually had four cats in the house all raised from kittens. We had guests over one evening and all of them were Adult, Fat, Lazy, and Laying all over the...
08-05-22, 11:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 361
Posted By zandoval

Posted this fix over 12 years ago. I have done...

Posted this fix over 12 years ago. I have done this on three bicycles and they are all working fine. I run 34T Cogs on my freewheels so I needed a longer hanger.
...
Forum: Foo
08-05-22, 10:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 219
Posted By zandoval

Best Side Effect Of Concealed Carry In Texas

It no longer looks Goofy when I wear my Side Pouch... Ha

But what do I really want... Yes... A BAT MAN UTILITY BELT!
...
08-05-22, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 171
Posted By zandoval

Looks like that clamp has had some issues before....

Looks like that clamp has had some issues before. The damage most likely caused long before you got it. And hey man, its a new bike no matter how old it is. If the seat post is a propper fit I would...
08-05-22, 09:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 317
Posted By zandoval

Careful Stud... Throwing someones (?) bike into...

Careful Stud... Throwing someones (?) bike into the street could easily be an invitation to a Freetail Arse WHooping! Even in Canada...

I do fully understand your point of view though. You...
08-04-22, 11:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 203
Posted By zandoval

My buddies in the Army have not been in the area...

My buddies in the Army have not been in the area for over 10 years. For Americans at Camp Darby Livorno thier favorite bike shop was over in Florence. It was a real bike shop, but not one where you...
08-03-22, 04:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 772
Posted By zandoval

I like the Kendas', but they are getting hard to...

I like the Kendas', but they are getting hard to find and ordering times from CHiCom express can be long. My favorite is the Kenda 184. That particular tire holds up to light gravel and torn up...
Forum: Foo
08-03-22, 04:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 232
Posted By zandoval

Surprised By A Salute

My Brother In-law's Burial Flag has been bouncing around from shelf to closet wrapped in saran wrap since his demise a few years ago. I finally got around to ordering a Burial Flag Display Case from...
Forum: Foo
08-03-22, 12:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 75
Posted By zandoval

15min Vid On Softening Rubber? Parts

Here is a 15 min Vid on attempts to recondition Rubber Like parts. For me the best thing found here is that ATF minimally effects "Rubber Like" parts. I have noticed this over the years. More than a...
08-02-22, 09:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 296
Posted By zandoval

I have suffered with Low Back Pain for years and...

I have suffered with Low Back Pain for years and years but mine is associated with true bony and soft tissue injuries. It appears your studies are negative, but that does not mean you are not...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-22, 04:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 404
Posted By zandoval

I would suggest a second wheel set used or new.

I would suggest a second wheel set used or new.
Forum: Foo
08-01-22, 11:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 281
Posted By zandoval

Well worth the repair. Just Friday got a...

Well worth the repair. Just Friday got a Crafstman DLS3500 lawn tractor running after it was siting in a field for 9 years. The flywheel fan was so brittle I wonder how I got it on and off without...
08-01-22, 09:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 381
Posted By zandoval

Certainly not intended. And I must admit getting...

Certainly not intended. And I must admit getting stuck in a few Rabbit Holes prior to finding this forum... Ha
08-01-22, 06:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 381
Posted By zandoval

OK... Ya gotta find a 1" to 1 1/8" Suspension...

OK... Ya gotta find a 1" to 1 1/8" Suspension Fork. Then graft it in for your use. Sure there are going ta be problems but if ya got the money and Didily Gizmology it can be done... fun, Fun, FUN
...
08-01-22, 06:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 533
Posted By zandoval

Yep...

Yep...
Forum: Commuting
08-01-22, 11:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 337
Posted By zandoval

Road Rash has taught me the value of gloves....

Road Rash has taught me the value of gloves. Damp, stinky, hot or cold weather I wear them for protection. Cheap cotton liners help allot...
08-01-22, 11:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 728
Posted By zandoval

When we survive things like this it changes our...

When we survive things like this it changes our future ridding style. If we want to survive. Sure glad you are OK!

Ya know we have a tendency to trust our proven bicycle components. On our old...
08-01-22, 11:12 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 3,772
Posted By zandoval

You are so right... But I do think that most of...

You are so right... But I do think that most of us on this forum would have... At least I hope so...
07-31-22, 09:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,627
Posted By zandoval

To make up for a 0.2mm difference in a seat post...

To make up for a 0.2mm difference in a seat post size I did a temporary fix of using a shim made of Beer Can aluminum about 6"/15cm long 3/4"/2cm wide. Never did get another seat post and the shim is...
07-31-22, 04:37 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 3,772
Posted By zandoval

Looks like... Cyclist at fault for running Red...

Looks like...
Cyclist at fault for running Red Light and not watching out for traffic.
Driver and other traffic at fault for not stopping to render aid.
Spectators at fault for not rendering aid...
Replies: 30
Views: 860
Posted By zandoval

I am pretty sure you are in for a real education....

I am pretty sure you are in for a real education. I would suggest to first get a good idea of what you have. Use the diagram to find out all the components, brand, type, make, and then get an idea of...
07-31-22, 12:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,125
Posted By zandoval

I agree... But times are a changing. Just who is...

I agree... But times are a changing. Just who is an Authorized Dealer? And just how often are the Authorized Dupped? All in all it appears to be a tough business for everyone...
07-30-22, 04:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 796
Posted By zandoval

Rain on the glasses no problem... Its the mud...

Rain on the glasses no problem... Its the mud that gets me...
07-30-22, 11:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 583
Posted By zandoval

Back in the day 70's... Oh Boy... Here it...

Back in the day 70's... Oh Boy... Here it comes...

I was hanging out at the Liotto Bicycle Shop in Vicenza Italy. I was in the back with the guys trying to learn about bicycles. I always brought...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-22, 10:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 620
Posted By zandoval

With wet weather rim brakes just don't really...

With wet weather rim brakes just don't really work. Slow down or just get off the road and wait it out. Of course you can always take this attitude...
...
07-30-22, 10:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 732
Posted By zandoval

OK... So whats the FIX! External or Internal...

OK... So whats the FIX!

External or Internal Sleeve?
External Support Bracket?
Cut out the tube and graft in a steel one?

Cover with a Decal and Ebay it... NOoooo!
Forum: Foo
07-30-22, 12:33 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 893
Posted By zandoval

Week after week of Heat. But that's OK cause "Me...

Week after week of Heat. But that's OK cause "Me Don't Likes The Cold..."

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Looks...
07-30-22, 12:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 433
Posted By zandoval

Hey man... That's a Pinarelo!!!

Hey man... That's a Pinarelo!!!
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