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04-21-22, 08:00 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,779
Posted By bikebikebike

Thought it was a good review. Nuisance as to...

Thought it was a good review.
Nuisance as to the paywall papers are putting up. Often a few articles a month are free.
PM me if you need a copy and are having trouble getting it.
The truck/SUV...
04-21-22, 01:41 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,779
Posted By bikebikebike

NYTimes on Bike Safety

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/04/21/opinion/bike-road-safety-infrastructure.html
in Opinion by Farhad Manjoo
Riding a Bike in America Should Not Be This Dangerous April 21, 2022

Good review of...
11-24-21, 04:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 670
Posted By bikebikebike

The Varia is pricey but as much as I find stuff...

The Varia is pricey
but as much as I find stuff to dislike about Garmin, once you use it they have to pry it from your hands
The lack of used ones on the market speak to that
It does a pretty good...
10-31-21, 09:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,102
Posted By bikebikebike

Thanks , guys. Pics are fragmented, but light was...

Thanks , guys. Pics are fragmented, but light was bad. It gets the idea across, and I can get more if needed
...
Forum: Foo
10-31-21, 09:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,020
Posted By bikebikebike

Not trolling you guy , but the question is off...

Not trolling you guy , but the question is off base.
If you have bleeding that needs a discussion on fabric, then the perspective is off.
If there is serious bleeding that needs more than any cover...
Forum: Foo
10-31-21, 03:05 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,020
Posted By bikebikebike

OP needs a first aid course. Not this thread.

OP needs a first aid course.
Not this thread.
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-30-21, 07:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,606
Posted By bikebikebike

Hardware $ at that level is usually for finish...

Hardware $ at that level is usually for finish and weight
Wanna see low hanging , look at the 16"trikes with the setup. Idler looks like a training wheel with the long RD needed for a 30+ cog....
08-02-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,015
Posted By bikebikebike

Muscle metabolism is complex and there are lots...

Muscle metabolism is complex and there are lots of genetic and environmental variables.
Add to that inconsistent timing and input on the variables.
Lots of stuff becomes rituals, in the same way...
08-02-21, 09:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,393
Posted By bikebikebike

Not trying to be dense, and I get just module...

Not trying to be dense, and I get just module swapping as a repair technique.
I was aware of differing things to look for in cassette wear, but was asking about what might be happening that would...
07-28-21, 09:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 971
Posted By bikebikebike

The wonderful thing about Standards, is that...

The wonderful thing about Standards, is that there are so many to choose from.
07-25-21, 09:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,425
Posted By bikebikebike

I used a similar system, that got me text...

I used a similar system, that got me text notification,
but then my pigeon flew off.

If you see him, he still has my GoPro
07-25-21, 09:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,270
Posted By bikebikebike

I got my Moto mechanic a T-shirt that says ...

I got my Moto mechanic a T-shirt that says
"They All Do That"



I really think that all the devices need a Consumer Reports like chart of reliability.
Irate Folks seem to switch brands like my...
07-10-21, 09:24 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,523
Posted By bikebikebike

It ain't geris, heart patients and the legless...

It ain't geris, heart patients and the legless vets , causing the problem.
It's jerk narcissists with little self control and mommy's credit card, being careless callous bullies on streets and...
06-20-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,541
Posted By bikebikebike

If you are eating gummi bears to ride you need...

If you are eating gummi bears to ride you need better advice, and prolly a dentist.
Waiting to bonk, is like using the guard rails to find the lane.
Your body has a meter for hydration, most people...
06-07-21, 05:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,658
Posted By bikebikebike

I hope you are still alive. Asking for online...

I hope you are still alive.
Asking for online help for belly pain is not wise.
Should I assume it wasn't appendicitis or diverticulitis, a kidney stone, or a bowel infarction or perforation that...
Forum: Texas
06-04-21, 06:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,709
Posted By bikebikebike

It's SUCH a burden to ride under 75. At least...

It's SUCH a burden to ride under 75.
At least the homeless will have more shelter.
Really has gotten scary around 75 from the creek North

I got attacked on the SOPAC, last year in Vickery...
05-18-21, 05:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,823
Posted By bikebikebike

I have a front bag that had its strap get loose...

I have a front bag that had its strap get loose and almost kill me.
endo into steet
do a pre flight
Not funny
Don't die

That said , have you ever seen what can be done by a frame pump?
03-30-21, 04:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,706
Posted By bikebikebike

Thanks Found :...

Thanks
Found : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bicycle_chain and they had a good chart. Perzactly the right thing.
Strangely, Sheldon had nothing but the Park Tool and wiki had it. plus info on chain...
03-17-21, 09:32 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,015
Posted By bikebikebike

"Whenever you see multiple approaches to a...

"Whenever you see multiple approaches to a problem , it means nothing is working."
Surgical maxim
03-07-21, 03:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,896
Posted By bikebikebike

Other than in "peloton mode" it is hard to get...

Other than in "peloton mode" it is hard to get feedback on how bright to be.
Just no way to give feedback. That said, I think a lot of folks are afraid of lights being too dim.
I was amazed at how...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-05-21, 05:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 819
Posted By bikebikebike

Need to look at roll ability. My Montague...

Need to look at roll ability.
My Montague Paratrooper is really more luggable/stashable and rolling it is not graceful , as the wheels are not parallel.
I have a Dahon Matrix as well with same...
01-12-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,468
Posted By bikebikebike

ebikers (with any sense) consider lithium...

ebikers (with any sense) consider lithium batteries firebombs that can store electricity.
What could possibly go wrong?
Uh, Sony? Uh ,Samsung?
Get name brand bats from someplace that can vet for...
01-11-21, 05:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,507
Posted By bikebikebike

Please don't remind me I could have had a Brooks...

Please don't remind me I could have had a Brooks and those pedals for what I paid for my bike computer.

Two Brooks

and the Schwinn thrown in.
12-17-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,507
Posted By bikebikebike

It seems contentedness correlates strongly with...

It seems contentedness correlates strongly with having one bike and configuration.
As I have added stuff , Powermeter, Varia and used for indoor sensors with classic trainer
things began to require...
11-03-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,030
Posted By bikebikebike

The very early models go for $60 used on Ebay and...

The very early models go for $60 used on Ebay and are ANT+ only.
Mid models can be found new for same price as used.
Newer models have BT, so will work with phones, as only a few Android phones...
10-20-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,546
Posted By bikebikebike

Factory mount failures are common causes of...

Factory mount failures are common causes of complaints
Many are insecure and overloaded with devices that do not weigh more than your phone
The question I would have you ask is are you comfortable...
10-03-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,947
Posted By bikebikebike

USB charge gauges are pretty cheap and useful. ...

USB charge gauges are pretty cheap and useful.
They go inline and can assess cords , chargers and devices
$5-$10 from amazon , ebay and alibab. May be under Power meter tester, charge tester ,or...
09-16-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,246
Posted By bikebikebike

Motorcycle for many years. Trucks are dangerous...

Motorcycle for many years. Trucks are dangerous for a big zone all around, kicking up debris , sideswiping , shedding tread.
Agree with 5cent, get far away, plan an escape, pay attention.
The lucky...
09-12-20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,321
Posted By bikebikebike

Um Calibrate The man who has one watch knows...

Um
Calibrate
The man who has one watch knows what time it is
The man who has two watches is never sure
08-24-20, 06:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,101
Posted By bikebikebike

There is a big push to use the HRM as screening....

There is a big push to use the HRM as screening. Save for rare FDA approved systems it's problematic.
Don't even pretend the consumer level HRM gives you anything a physician will accept as data....
08-24-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,424
Posted By bikebikebike

The Beta-blockers ( metoprolol, carvediol and...

The Beta-blockers ( metoprolol, carvediol and others) that are the standard of care post MI make max HR almost impossible to use as a metric for training.
The consumer level HRM are not FDA...
08-24-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,466
Posted By bikebikebike

from the Garmin site (...

from the Garmin site ( https://support.garmin.com/en-US/?faq=2yEgS0Pax53UDqUH7q4WC6) :
The following devices can display this information as a data field only and require the use of a Garmin...
08-24-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 751
Posted By bikebikebike

So it is not a welded in battery? Great! the...

So it is not a welded in battery? Great! the MINEWT is common, and NR is uneven in support.
The 18650 is a common bat but good connection and economy usually has them welded into place.
The...
08-18-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,614
Posted By bikebikebike

My LBS does a lot of mail order business with its...

My LBS does a lot of mail order business with its suppliers
Other than the prime 2 day BS, and the delay, they will order things not in stock and make a little on the pass through
That is a good...
08-05-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,187
Posted By bikebikebike

1)This AIN'T nutrtional, lytes or hydration,...

1)This AIN'T nutrtional, lytes or hydration, though that can make it worse.
2) We recover slower at age and heat is as much an exertional stress as exercise
3) Get. a stress echo and note your max...
08-05-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,149
Posted By bikebikebike

What you are referring to is a peak flow meter. ...

What you are referring to is a peak flow meter.
Great tool with limitations.

Make sure you have a good professional diagnosis.
My buddy's "asthma" on rides, proved to be advanced 4 vessel...
08-05-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,841
Posted By bikebikebike

I wake up i the morning and let what isn't...

I wake up i the morning
and let what isn't hurting
steer the choice of the day's bike to ride.
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-08-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,717
Posted By bikebikebike

I am big into foldies and none of them roll for...

I am big into foldies and none of them roll for beans. Lugable, hard to lift due to their bulk and weight, for a feeble old guy like me.
Best thing I have done is emulating the Brompton GOrack ($$...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-08-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,577
Posted By bikebikebike

I am a big fan of the 3x9 Sturmey archer hub ...

I am a big fan of the 3x9 Sturmey archer hub
about $130 in parts to build up but a good ratio option.
Not a hard build, competitive with the messing around with the other options.
07-05-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 47,608
Posted By bikebikebike

This was murder, not a high grade, but murder. ...

This was murder, not a high grade, but murder.
Intoxication does not free one from responsibility. It is active negligence and an equivalent of intent.
The concept of killing in the context of...
05-30-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,785
Posted By bikebikebike

Great thread. Bone and mineral metabolism are...

Great thread. Bone and mineral metabolism are exceedingly complex and have lots of moving parts ( variables).
Until the procedure$ of the current blood tests and DEXA $canning were available there...
05-30-20, 07:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,245
Posted By bikebikebike

Wow, you really got screwed.

Wow, you really got screwed.
05-27-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,245
Posted By bikebikebike

the riding itself is not a big deal. Falling...

the riding itself is not a big deal.
Falling off the bike , getting hit or tangled with a dismount are the greater risks
05-27-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,307
Posted By bikebikebike

Hidden from sight, partly disassembled, with a...

Hidden from sight, partly disassembled, with a light chain, two beers and a note saying you are on the river and need this to get home.
05-06-20, 09:00 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,754
Posted By bikebikebike

WE ARE GONNA ALL NEED MASKS UNTIL THIS IS OVER. ...

WE ARE GONNA ALL NEED MASKS UNTIL THIS IS OVER. THIS IS FOR THEM not you!
https://www.wired.com/story/are-running-or-cycling-actually-risks-for-spreading-covid-19/
There IS data to...
04-30-20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,594
Posted By bikebikebike

Rebuilder's Index : Number of parts Broken /...

Rebuilder's Index : Number of parts Broken / Number of parts needed to do Original task
04-30-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,754
Posted By bikebikebike

The mask really only helps prevent YOU from...

The mask really only helps prevent YOU from spreading, more protection for others than you , unless you are in a exposure zone, and then you need N95+ and PPE,
Not a lot of protection from...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-28-20, 08:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,693
Posted By bikebikebike

Wrists don't like to be part of the suspension....

Wrists don't like to be part of the suspension. Ulnar and carpal tunnels and hand pressure are addressable.
I spent the first half of my life fitting myself to bikes. Having bikes fit me was better...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-28-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,506
Posted By bikebikebike

Derailleurs get buggered up easily on MTB and...

Derailleurs get buggered up easily on MTB and 20"bikes, but did the chain get bent, too?
pics and specifics would be helpful, even if just in the "post game"followup
It would be good to have a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-28-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 19,351
Posted By bikebikebike

I have an older Curve that had a handlebar post...

I have an older Curve that had a handlebar post recall from CPSC.
Was this rotation the reason? I never got an answer.
I have not had rotation problems with the post, and have found the Dahons...
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