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Forum: Foo
10-22-21, 08:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 214
Posted By thook

picked up a five year supply of beano when the...

picked up a five year supply of beano when the pandemic hit. ran out of TP early on, though
10-17-21, 09:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 756
Posted By thook

there's that... ;)

there's that... ;)
10-16-21, 08:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 756
Posted By thook

they're not being phased out. i still see so many...

they're not being phased out. i still see so many 26" mtb's on people's car rack frequently. in fact, i'd have to say in my area the size is as popular if not more than other sizes. those big wheels...
10-13-21, 09:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 309
Posted By thook

shimano doesn't make "deore" bar ends shifters....

shimano doesn't make "deore" bar ends shifters. what you show in the photo are dura ace. that's really all unimportant, though. what you need to do is take the lever off of the shifter body. there's...
Forum: Foo
10-13-21, 09:14 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,279
Posted By thook

i make them here at home frequently. they're...

i make them here at home frequently. they're pretty simple, but good masa makes a difference. i make flour ones, too.
Forum: Foo
10-12-21, 03:34 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,279
Posted By thook

did somebody say hogweed??? rock out...... ...

did somebody say hogweed??? rock out......

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P4q7-wZmn-Q
Forum: Foo
10-12-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 17,636
Views: 981,034
Posted By thook

krispy......how you could describe his socks ...

krispy......how you could describe his socks

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B5FnlmfYldk
10-11-21, 02:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By thook

so, what you're saying is this is probably gonna...

so, what you're saying is this is probably gonna be a short tall bike thread ? :D
Forum: Foo
10-08-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 340
Posted By thook

that looks like something veganbikes would...

that looks like something veganbikes would post....lol
10-07-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 332
Posted By thook

i don't think so. a 700c wheel (622 bsd) with a...

i don't think so. a 700c wheel (622 bsd) with a 23mm tire will have about 338mm radius. increase to a 28mm tire and that gives you a radius of about 343mm. nowhere in this calculation do you divide...
10-07-21, 04:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 332
Posted By thook

going from a 23mm tire to 28mm tire will be a 5mm...

going from a 23mm tire to 28mm tire will be a 5mm increase. you're not measuring diameter or radius in this case. it's the width or height of the tire. but, you're right about changing the tire...
10-07-21, 04:07 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 16,034
Posted By thook

ah, but it so unique! i understand, though....

ah, but it so unique! i understand, though. wanting to do something different ;)
10-07-21, 03:02 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,754
Posted By thook

sound like a rather Nietzschian experience ;)

sound like a rather Nietzschian experience ;)
10-07-21, 02:54 PM
Replies: 7,227
Views: 2,916,462
Posted By thook

head tubes are typically shorter and top tubes...

head tubes are typically shorter and top tubes are longer on mtb's compared to road bikes. and, putting drop handlebars on greatly increases how far it is to reach brake levers and the drops...
10-07-21, 02:27 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 16,034
Posted By thook

it'd look better with polka dots

it'd look better with polka dots
Forum: Foo
10-06-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 643
Posted By thook

it's really interesting. my living conditions...

it's really interesting. my living conditions have changed my perspective and reaction to bees and stinging insects from how i grew up. we feed boxes of scrap fruit and veggies from a couple of...
Forum: Foo
10-05-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 340
Posted By thook

hey...it's the peloton skeleton!

hey...it's the peloton skeleton!
Forum: Foo
10-05-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 340
Posted By thook

well, i wouldn't say your skinny!

well, i wouldn't say your skinny!
10-05-21, 12:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 785
Posted By thook

i did it for both reasons; posts interfering with...

i did it for both reasons; posts interfering with calipers and so it would look right. certainly the former being the necessary reason
yeah, i didn't think there was any pre-built freehub 27's. i...
10-04-21, 11:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 785
Posted By thook

RiddleOfSteel i actually cut the canti bosses off...

RiddleOfSteel i actually cut the canti bosses off of an '83 univega because a 700c conversion was a no go with canti's. it was the only road bike i had at the time didn't foresee something else...
10-04-21, 06:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 342
Posted By thook

actually.....<<chuckle>>

actually.....<<chuckle>>
10-03-21, 10:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 342
Posted By thook

it'll be there. i say get creative and cover it...

it'll be there. i say get creative and cover it with something. i dunno....maybe a little bell? clown horn? rocket launcher?
10-03-21, 09:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 835
Posted By thook

it'd be the "1U8". a hybrid model

it'd be the "1U8". a hybrid model
10-02-21, 10:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 616
Posted By thook

pit bull is a name in the bmx world, is it not?

pit bull is a name in the bmx world, is it not?
10-01-21, 09:21 PM
Replies: 20,655
Views: 3,626,792
Posted By thook

i know, right? those probably aren't even...

i know, right? those probably aren't even real.......disc brakes
10-01-21, 08:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,491
Posted By thook

blunt

blunt
10-01-21, 02:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 753
Posted By thook

is your real name Chance R. Slim?

is your real name Chance R. Slim?
Forum: Foo
10-01-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 803
Posted By thook

try living in a basement... :D

try living in a basement... :D
Forum: Foo
10-01-21, 12:24 PM
Replies: 491
Views: 36,079
Posted By thook

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MHU7XurGrpw

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MHU7XurGrpw
Forum: Foo
10-01-21, 01:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 272
Posted By thook

so, you end up with vertical stiffness and...

so, you end up with vertical stiffness and lateral compliance? does this mean you got lucky?
09-30-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,063
Posted By thook

so, you could lose it twenty/thirty years later

so, you could lose it twenty/thirty years later
Forum: Foo
09-29-21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 17,636
Views: 981,034
Posted By thook

he got his fleas at the market. and, he got his...

he got his fleas at the market. and, he got his dog at the barket. i couldn't come up with anything else, so i said farket
09-29-21, 05:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 121
Posted By thook

heads up!! mtb dirt droppers...need a stem?

old school, cunningham/potts type stuff.....

https://www.ebay.com/itm/282249840730
Forum: Foo
09-29-21, 07:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 900
Posted By thook

ah....with the rise in popularity of new wave. ...

ah....with the rise in popularity of new wave.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LrjM8Fi7J58
09-28-21, 01:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 679
Posted By thook

lol.....there are threads where this is done....

lol.....there are threads where this is done. quote 8 large file pics just to reply "nice!!""
Forum: Foo
09-28-21, 12:41 PM
Replies: 17,636
Views: 981,034
Posted By thook

always get an erection when he lies. you may ask...

always get an erection when he lies. you may ask why as many have? he always says," because...i know eventually it's gonna bite me in the a**. so kinky"
09-28-21, 12:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 246
Posted By thook

are you asking about fitting the fenders on top...

are you asking about fitting the fenders on top of also having the safety post? ( aka...reflector bracket). if that's what you're asking, you can't fit both. you will have to remove the safety post...
Forum: Foo
09-27-21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 803
Posted By thook

you're right!! :wtf:i never realized. i don't pay...

you're right!! :wtf:i never realized. i don't pay any attention to post count usually, anyway. unless....is the post count not updated immediately after making a post?
Forum: Foo
09-27-21, 07:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 803
Posted By thook

testing......

testing......
Forum: Foo
09-27-21, 04:42 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 803
Posted By thook

i like how he has zero posts even after making...

i like how he has zero posts even after making one :foo:
09-27-21, 01:38 AM
Replies: 2,581
Views: 900,142
Posted By thook

that's what i was thinking, too :)

that's what i was thinking, too :)
09-27-21, 01:10 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 750
Posted By thook

i'm not "willing" to destroy the steer tube....

i'm not "willing" to destroy the steer tube. originally just asked if it was possible or even feasible. then, i considered it might be possible based on a couple of replies in the thread despite what...
09-27-21, 12:47 AM
Replies: 20
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Views: 701
Posted By thook

"motobecane grand jubilation"? or "my trek ain't...

"motobecane grand jubilation"? or "my trek ain't no shrek"?

thanks for sharing your enthusiasm. i have no idea about the trek line up you ask of, though :)
09-24-21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 750
Posted By thook

i've seen those. those wouldn't be tall enough....

i've seen those. those wouldn't be tall enough. however, sunlite makes cromo ones that would. it's on my short list of possibilities, too. thanks!!

very nice 'vega, btw!!! <<dang>>
09-23-21, 08:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,110
Posted By thook

the dead milkmen!!! hell yeah!! :)

the dead milkmen!!! hell yeah!! :)
09-23-21, 10:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 265
Posted By thook

generally, alivio has always been consider a step...

generally, alivio has always been consider a step up from the altus line. however, these days i can't see much difference other than the name. are you running 8 speed or 9?
Forum: Foo
09-23-21, 10:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 568
Posted By thook

those look good! the longer shafted extractors...

those look good! the longer shafted extractors can break easily enough, but those shorter ones look stout = better torque transfer! plus, you could slide a socket over the end of one of them (vs the...
Forum: Foo
09-22-21, 11:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 568
Posted By thook

or, get...if you don't have any....sacrificial...

or, get...if you don't have any....sacrificial allen keys. used one slightly bigger than the original size. jam it in there and jb weld it. cut it off short enough to grab with vice grips and have a...
Forum: Foo
09-22-21, 10:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 568
Posted By thook

maybe one of those butane pencil torches.

maybe one of those butane pencil torches.
Forum: Foo
09-22-21, 09:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 568
Posted By thook

you might try a soldering iron transfer heat to...

you might try a soldering iron transfer heat to each bolt. and, auto stores have ratchet driven allen wrenches. those are stout
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