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03-23-21, 06:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 707
Posted By Jicafold

What is a Veloetruria?

For sale locally. I never heard of it.

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02-22-21, 06:40 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,102
Posted By Jicafold

Well, what else are you going to do during those...

Well, what else are you going to do during those 2 hours while you watch "The Bachelor" with your wife? That's free time. Just turn some wrenches in the living room while you spend time with her and...
02-22-21, 09:08 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,102
Posted By Jicafold

I have flipped maybe 300 bikes by now and I have...

I have flipped maybe 300 bikes by now and I have made decent money on every one. Sometimes it’s not about flipping the bike but rather the parts. Your parts may be worth more than the whole. You just...
02-21-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,954
Posted By Jicafold

I have always used the calculator on the Pro...

I have always used the calculator on the Pro Wheelbuilder site and it never did me wrong. Consider using that site. I follow lacing instructions on Sheldon Brown
...
01-13-21, 10:54 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,794
Posted By Jicafold

I think I'm going to paint it, build it, and ride...

I think I'm going to paint it, build it, and ride it.
01-10-21, 08:31 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,794
Posted By Jicafold

Let me clarify. The frame was above the fire,...

Let me clarify. The frame was above the fire, not in the coals. I heated one section at a time for about 1 minute, then removed it to scrape the paint in that section. Each section worked was...
12-28-20, 10:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By Jicafold

Schwinn Fastback LTD?

So I picked up this Schwinn Fastback LTD. I believe it is a 2003 model. Someone converted it to a straight bar ride so I took it apart. Still had all the other original Dura Ace on it though....
12-12-20, 12:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 708
Posted By Jicafold

No. I read about that already. It's French so...

No. I read about that already. It's French so...
12-08-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 890
Posted By Jicafold

Thanks! The isopropyl removed the white stuff...

Thanks! The isopropyl removed the white stuff and the acetone is removing the blue.
12-01-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 763
Posted By Jicafold

Seriously? I'm trying to avoid going to the local...

Seriously? I'm trying to avoid going to the local bike shop, or anywhere in public really, due to the alarming rise of a virus here in Texas whose first letter is C. Seeing as you are from California...
11-30-20, 10:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,118
Posted By Jicafold

A rather snarky, non-constructive, and irrelevant...

A rather snarky, non-constructive, and irrelevant comment regarding the time interval. Try to be more helpful and positive. Clearly his comments concern damage to the frame with the retained bearing...
11-18-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,499
Posted By Jicafold

I contacted Rema about this regarding Rima TipTop...

I contacted Rema about this regarding Rima TipTop vulcanizing fluid versus what I was using. I was hoping for a more in-depth answer but their response was similar and they said:

Please understand...
11-17-20, 06:23 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,883
Posted By Jicafold

Too bad you can't use the glitter on the outside....

Too bad you can't use the glitter on the outside. They would look absolutely fabulous!
11-11-20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,053
Posted By Jicafold

Exactly. VMO strengthening is the mainstay of...

Exactly. VMO strengthening is the mainstay of most physical therapy exercises for patellofemoral syndrome. As most patellar tracking issues involve lateral tracking of the patella, the VMO helps pull...
11-11-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,499
Posted By Jicafold

What happened to cheap inner tubes?

Looking online lately, 700c inner tubes are costing $8- $10 each. What happened to $4 and $5 inner tubes? Or have I just not bought any in a real long time.
11-08-20, 12:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 537
Posted By Jicafold

I believe you are referring to the crankset...

I believe you are referring to the crankset assembly. There really is no such thing as a front chainset. That's a significant downgrade in crankset quality it seems. Anyhow, the crankset should be...
10-31-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 756
Posted By Jicafold

That's embarrassing. I even thought about that...

That's embarrassing. I even thought about that before I posted this but forgot to. It is F1409855. Thank you. But I went there and can't figure it out based on that.
10-30-20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 730
Posted By Jicafold

This is not appropriate. Orthopedic surgeons like...

This is not appropriate. Orthopedic surgeons like to do....surgery. They don't want to see people in the clinic with non-descript ankle swelling all day long and at the end of the day, not have...
10-29-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 730
Posted By Jicafold

Any primary care physician who refers you to an...

Any primary care physician who refers you to an orthopedic surgeon just for ankle swelling without even a physical examination is just plain incompetent or lazy or both. As an orthopedic PA you can...
10-29-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,694
Posted By Jicafold

I have been happy with Velocals as well. I...

I have been happy with Velocals as well. I painted this Bridgestone recently and used their decals. I even screwed up one decal and they sent another for free.
...
10-29-20, 06:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,171
Posted By Jicafold

Most single speed / fixie bikes have a flip flop...

Most single speed / fixie bikes have a flip flop rear hub for both a single speed freewheel and fixed gear. It's awkward to refer to it as a single speed/fixed gear bike when you can just say fixie....
10-12-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 20,459
Views: 3,523,022
Posted By Jicafold

Sure. That was never used at all. ...

Sure. That was never used at all.

"VINTAGE PHIL WOOD SQUARE TAPER BOTTOM BRACKET CARTRIDGE - 112.8mm. Spindle, Looks like it was never used, but selling as used."
...
09-04-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 526
Posted By Jicafold

Interesting. It was on a Fuji. I should have...

Interesting. It was on a Fuji. I should have mentioned that. I was going to throw it on Ebay but now I don't know. I have the front derailleur too but the letters were mostly worn off that chrome...
08-20-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 20,459
Views: 3,523,022
Posted By Jicafold

Is this really the best photo he can take? ...

Is this really the best photo he can take?

https://offerup.com/item/detail/937468537/Raleigh bicycle classic worn condition.minor fix...
05-13-20, 07:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,443
Posted By Jicafold

My mistake. It is the Synapse feminine 5 on page...

My mistake. It is the Synapse feminine 5 on page 71. The carbon Synapse is labeled specifically as carbon. This model they are selling, the Synapse feminine 5 is aluminum.
...
05-12-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,443
Posted By Jicafold

Unscrupulous seller

Seller on Craigslist claims this is a 2017 and made of carbon fiber. It is a 2009 and made of aluminum. It's on page 71 of the Cannondale 2009 catalog. When I presented this information to them in a...
05-12-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 20,459
Views: 3,523,022
Posted By Jicafold

Seller claims this is a 2017 and made of carbon...

Seller claims this is a 2017 and made of carbon fiber. It is a 2009 and made of aluminum. It's on page 71 of the Cannondale 2009 catalog. When I presented this information to them in a polite manner,...
05-11-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 434
Posted By Jicafold

Well, it's not the tire size...it's the wheel...

Well, it's not the tire size...it's the wheel size.



Is she trying to put her feet flat while stradling the top bar of the frame? or the seat? I've seen many a beginner try to put their feet...
04-09-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 16,457
Posted By Jicafold

And I have one of those.... ...

And I have one of those....

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04-09-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 16,457
Posted By Jicafold

In issue 5, 2019 Bicycling they had an article...

In issue 5, 2019 Bicycling they had an article about the steel Motobecane Gran Premio. I'm sure there are others.
...
04-09-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,383
Posted By Jicafold

You consider over $2000 to be entry level?

You consider over $2000 to be entry level?
03-30-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,622
Posted By Jicafold

Sounds like that would be much easier with a bare...

Sounds like that would be much easier with a bare rim without spokes in the way. Not sure that I want to invest that kind of time and effort.
03-28-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,238
Posted By Jicafold

Should I clear coat or not?

Not sure what forum to post this in. I have painted several frames in the past. I just did this Bridgestone. Stripped to bare metal, primer, paint. It was painted with Rustoleum Cherry gloss...
03-26-20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,247
Posted By Jicafold

No you didn't you need to go back and read your...

No you didn't you need to go back and read your own post. You said as a thirst quencher. Your post says nothing about consuming DURING a ride. This could be interpreted as after an endurance ride....
03-25-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,212
Posted By Jicafold

The crossing guard wasn't there for you? ...

The crossing guard wasn't there for you?

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Moderator?
03-23-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,256
Posted By Jicafold

So either they were incompatible or you applied...

So either they were incompatible or you applied the clearcoat at the wrong time. You would need to put it on within 30 minutes of the last color coat, or wait two days and wet sand and clear coat it...
03-18-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 15,571
Posted By Jicafold

Some of us might actually be an expert...

Some of us might actually be an expert virologist, or a rocket scientist, or a brain surgeon, or an insurance adjuster if your bicycle shop burns down...we don't just all ride bikes.
03-18-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 15,571
Posted By Jicafold

That's not true either. ...

That's not true either.

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/infection-control/hcp-hand-sanitizer.html

CDC recommendations reflect the important role of hand hygiene for preventing the...
03-18-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 15,571
Posted By Jicafold

This is what the OP and the UCLA physician, Dr....

This is what the OP and the UCLA physician, Dr. Otto Yang, has neglected to mention about masks. It's the sick who should be wearing them.
03-16-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 637
Posted By Jicafold

A part-time job as a cashier at a grocery store,...

A part-time job as a cashier at a grocery store, improper road bike form, and too many hours spent studying at a computer, may cause neck pain, but it would not cause osteoarthritis. Additionally,...
03-12-20, 04:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,037
Posted By Jicafold

Nobody needs instruction at this point. If you...

Nobody needs instruction at this point. If you don't know the proper precautions to take regarding the Coronavirus you are likely living under a rock. Which may actually be a good place to be....
03-11-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 18,353
Posted By Jicafold

Does anyone else consider this thread completely...

Does anyone else consider this thread completely ridiculous and useless starting with the OP? It just reeks of borderline ignorance, misinformation, and hysterical paranoia.
03-10-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,343
Posted By Jicafold

Which does absolutely nothing to protect it from...

Which does absolutely nothing to protect it from the humidity and salt.
02-17-20, 08:18 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 44,346
Posted By Jicafold

Zebra. ...

Zebra.

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02-16-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 988
Posted By Jicafold

What is this Bianchi?

So I picked up this frame last week. I know its a low end model looking at the stamped rear dropouts. But any idea what model this is or what it is made of? Has some nice lug work and looks like it...
01-08-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,255
Posted By Jicafold

I wouldn't think that paying 500 euro for...

I wouldn't think that paying 500 euro for handlebars is practical in and of itself.
01-07-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,488
Posted By Jicafold

Replacement rubber brake hoods online are like...

Replacement rubber brake hoods online are like $12.
01-07-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 908
Posted By Jicafold

You are contradicting yourself. Even if they...

You are contradicting yourself. Even if they didn't build their own frames, they were still made in Japan at some point. Both my Nishiki Prestige and Nishiki Tri-A from the 80's both say "Japan"....
01-06-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,584
Posted By Jicafold

Hemp twine, Interesting. What keeps it from...

Hemp twine, Interesting. What keeps it from falling off?

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01-06-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,584
Posted By Jicafold

I'm not sure where you figured I bought my...

I'm not sure where you figured I bought my previous electric tape. The store was made of rather large bricks. I went inside and selected some electric tape. Then I went to the checkout and paid them...
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