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12-05-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,991
Posted By CargoDane

Denmark - the country, not Denmark, South...

Denmark - the country, not Denmark, South Carolina (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Denmark,_South_Carolina) :)
Forum: Touring
12-05-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,762
Posted By CargoDane

When touring, I use layering. One hardshell...

When touring, I use layering. One hardshell raincoat.
Most important: Very well vented: zippered long/large vents with mesh to keep it together when opened.

Openable/closable cuffs so you can...
12-04-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,970
Posted By CargoDane

Not sweating going uphill even in summer. Having...

Not sweating going uphill even in summer. Having to be somewhere without wanting to turn up sweating. Carrying lots of heavy stuff - even uphill. Using it a quick city commuter literally door to...
12-01-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 18,645
Posted By CargoDane

Another typical response from you completely...

Another typical response from you completely devoid of integrity.

No it's not "nonsense".. You loose a lot of energy and add a tonne of weight for a suspension that is hampering yourself in any...
11-22-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,951
Posted By CargoDane

I try to not use a tight grip unless I actually...

I try to not use a tight grip unless I actually need to. It goes against my thinking that I'd rather be comfortable for longer than ever so slightly faster for shorter periods. I also prefer not to...
11-21-20, 11:13 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,193
Posted By CargoDane

Cyclepaths, the lot of you.

Cyclepaths, the lot of you.
11-21-20, 11:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,683
Posted By CargoDane

Just to add an explanation to the above post: It...

Just to add an explanation to the above post: It is attached to a thick double plate just behind the seat tube and in-between the backstays.
11-21-20, 11:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,683
Posted By CargoDane

Axle? ...

Axle?
https://omniumcargo.dk/shop/product/cargo-kickstand-new-classic/

I have the new one that is a stronger version of the Ursus Jumbo.
...
11-21-20, 10:43 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 17,439
Posted By CargoDane

Rarely do I need to use studded tyres here (we...

Rarely do I need to use studded tyres here (we salt a lot, and winters are getting milder), but it is generally good to have an idea where there might be ice when it's hovering around freezing:...
11-21-20, 09:11 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,193
Posted By CargoDane

Nah, those people aren't "serious cyclists"....

Nah, those people aren't "serious cyclists". They're "serious trainers" who need "serious equipment" to show themselves and their fellow exercisers how "serious" they train. And nothing can get in...
11-21-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,193
Posted By CargoDane

If you ride a motorcycle, you're a motorcycle...

If you ride a motorcycle, you're a motorcycle rider, if you drive a car, you're a driver. Drive any motorised wheeled vehicle, and you are a motorist. Ride a bicycle (or tricycle or whatever) and you...
11-21-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 14,400
Posted By CargoDane

No, it's in "compression" because if without it,...

No, it's in "compression" because if without it, the other points it contacts (head tube and seat tube) would go together. They would be (com-) pressed together. It is stopping that force.
This is...
11-21-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,940
Posted By CargoDane

I need to take a photo of mine like that.

I need to take a photo of mine like that.
11-21-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,193
Posted By CargoDane

I couldn't be bothered watching 12 minutes of...

I couldn't be bothered watching 12 minutes of video.

Of course he is a "cyclist". Everyone on a bicycle (or trike, or unicycle) is a frigging cyclist. That's like saying people in cars or on...
11-21-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,727
Posted By CargoDane

It's a $50 bike. It's a 55+ community. And he...

It's a $50 bike. It's a 55+ community. And he likes to ride on the beach. What you and I would do with more expensive bikes doesn't matter. :)
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-20-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,680
Posted By CargoDane

It looks very cute (it's a good thing)....

It looks very cute (it's a good thing). Congratulation on your new bike. :)
11-20-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,119
Posted By CargoDane

That is dedication. The water must be terrible...

That is dedication. The water must be terrible around your parts for that to be worth it.
11-20-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,727
Posted By CargoDane

Nah, just the drive train (to remove the sand)....

Nah, just the drive train (to remove the sand). You living next to the beach will in itself make everything corrode faster. But the sand will quickly wear down the cogs and chain. However, if the...
11-19-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,892
Posted By CargoDane

The best way to clean a derailleur, pulley...

The best way to clean a derailleur, pulley wheels, and cogs, I have found, is throwing them out and buy an IGH.





No, seriously, though: You can get some citric acid power, dissolve a little...
11-19-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 14,400
Posted By CargoDane

Oh, in that case, two pieces of broom handle and...

Oh, in that case, two pieces of broom handle and gaffer tape would probably have sufficed!
11-19-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 14,400
Posted By CargoDane

Yes, certainly changed. It should still have been...

Yes, certainly changed. It should still have been more spread out, so to speak, but the worry about the CF strength I believe is over. Now it's a question on whether the edges will make the top tube...
11-19-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,737
Posted By CargoDane

I use isopropyl alcohol (99.9% pure).

I use isopropyl alcohol (99.9% pure).
11-18-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,681
Posted By CargoDane

Yep. It's also amps (milliamps) that kills people...

Yep. It's also amps (milliamps) that kills people in freshwater harbours when there is faulty ground on one of the boats there. It doesn't really take much amperage.
Also, it's why an electric...
11-18-20, 06:33 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 72,465
Posted By CargoDane

I should have never clicked "show reply". He...

I should have never clicked "show reply".

He is not "worried". He feels that for something that would get dings and dents, it is safer to continue with an alu bike dented rather than cf bike...
11-18-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,150
Posted By CargoDane

Cogs/sprockets wise, there's also the CDX:EXP, if...

Cogs/sprockets wise, there's also the CDX:EXP, if that matters.
11-18-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 24,675
Posted By CargoDane

I mostly love bikes that are somehow out of the...

I mostly love bikes that are somehow out of the ordinary. I don't even care how many wheels it has, whether you sit like on a sofa (recumbent) have a time-trialing position, or whatever else. If it's...
11-18-20, 10:02 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,459
Posted By CargoDane

Well, this thread should put you at ease, because...

Well, this thread should put you at ease, because those same children that didn't learn it as children, attempt to learn it belatedly.
11-17-20, 04:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,224
Posted By CargoDane

That's truly impressive!

That's truly impressive!
11-17-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,512
Posted By CargoDane

But much heavier.

But much heavier.
11-17-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,512
Posted By CargoDane

Should be standard in any repair kit if your bike...

Should be standard in any repair kit if your bike has a chain. It's easy to use, but as Litespud said, you need a chaintool for the broken part.
11-17-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,150
Posted By CargoDane

No. My point was that it doesn't "protect" others...

No. My point was that it doesn't "protect" others from anything as there isn't an oily chain.
11-16-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,046
Posted By CargoDane

Can you swap the hoses (only at the levers) so...

Can you swap the hoses (only at the levers) so the left one activates the rear and vice versa and then bleed them? If it's now the other wheel doing it, you have your answer.
11-16-20, 03:30 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,306
Posted By CargoDane

1) I know you say you tilt your head away. But I...

1) I know you say you tilt your head away. But I just don't believe that you do when you overtake, look before you cross an intersection and so on. Unless you have eyes where your ears are.
2) No,...
11-16-20, 11:05 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,306
Posted By CargoDane

Exactly. Imagine if cars didn't have cut-off...

Exactly. Imagine if cars didn't have cut-off beams.
11-16-20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,701
Posted By CargoDane

Well, if you're willing to learn, the rest might...

Well, if you're willing to learn, the rest might not be :p
11-16-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,179
Posted By CargoDane

Yup. I will just add: Purpose of the bike. It's...

Yup. I will just add: Purpose of the bike. It's no good getting a good road bike fit if what you want is tour or go get grocieres. The reverse is true as well.
11-16-20, 08:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,731
Posted By CargoDane

I'd throw it out and get something made from...

I'd throw it out and get something made from polyester (not nylon, as that too tends to get mouldy very quickly).

It's almost impossible to completely remove mold - not least when the fabric is...
11-16-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,512
Posted By CargoDane

Is that "#2" your own post from another thread? I...

Is that "#2" your own post from another thread? I ask because the #3 is not the same #3 in this thread.
You cannot like your own post, only other people's posts.

I'm pretty sure I could like...
11-16-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,179
Posted By CargoDane

Can't she phone you if she has a problem? ...

Can't she phone you if she has a problem?

You forgot "titanium" for frame material (and a whole lot of other things in other areas).

But really, frame material probably doesn't matter to your...
11-15-20, 08:06 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,459
Posted By CargoDane

You don't even need to do the thing with your...

You don't even need to do the thing with your feet if you do it correctly. I can do it on slippery pedals (although the landing might hurt), and I can do it even if my left foot is a prosthetic (i.e....
11-15-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,701
Posted By CargoDane

1) The moment you brake, the weight moves to the...

1) The moment you brake, the weight moves to the front.
2) So it follows that if you brake at the rear the most, you will skid much sooner than you would flip over the front if using the front...
11-15-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,828
Posted By CargoDane

I have a Trelock 760 headlight. But thinking...

I have a Trelock 760 headlight. But thinking about getting a Lezyne Or BUMM Ixon. Can you charge the Lezyne while it is on? Or does it shut down and default to a charging state?
I'm quite happy...
11-15-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,722
Posted By CargoDane

No. Just no. You can use a hose, but don't...

No. Just no. You can use a hose, but don't squeeze the end to "really get in there".
11-15-20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 10,232
Posted By CargoDane

You already posted that (post 75).

You already posted that (post 75).
11-15-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,046
Posted By CargoDane

Erm, in mud and snow, hydraulics shine over wired...

Erm, in mud and snow, hydraulics shine over wired "things" needing to slide inside hoses (be it gears or brakes). And discs shine even more over rim brakes - especially in mud.
Even "mud bikes" are...
11-15-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,150
Posted By CargoDane

Can't say that's been a problem on mine. Besides,...

Can't say that's been a problem on mine. Besides, if that is the reason, it should go down a bit and/or be further out. I think I need to emphasise that I think it fits the bike very well, style-wise.
11-15-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,150
Posted By CargoDane

If I could give it a little bit of criticism, it...

If I could give it a little bit of criticism, it would be that I can't really see the purpose of the chain guard on a belted bike? Apart from looks (making it look a little bit more old-school)....
11-15-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,869
Posted By CargoDane

Ah, okay :)

Ah, okay :)
11-15-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,046
Posted By CargoDane

Could it be the piston at the lever somehow?

Could it be the piston at the lever somehow?
11-14-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,467
Posted By CargoDane

Maybe he's Trae Crowder: ...

Maybe he's Trae Crowder:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTHsQd-vRXK1bp4vpifl6yA
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