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09-06-21, 01:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 564
Posted By Homebrew01

Ride predictably & smoothly. Don't make sudden...

Ride predictably & smoothly. Don't make sudden moves. Don't slam on your brakes. Look ahead to see if the group is slowing or accelerating, to anticipate speed changes.
09-06-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 364
Posted By Homebrew01

Campy 11 & 12 spacing is virtually identical to...

Campy 11 & 12 spacing is virtually identical to Shimano/Sram, so those could be mixed as far as cassette goes.

If it's wheels in, wheels out, then wheels should have the racer's # on them so they...
09-06-21, 01:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 364
Posted By Homebrew01

Is it "Neutral support" or "Wheels in, wheels...

Is it "Neutral support" or "Wheels in, wheels out" ?
08-21-21, 08:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 248
Posted By Homebrew01

All my vintage bikes, including Cannondale have...

All my vintage bikes, including Cannondale have 130mm wheels "jammed" in the frame so I can use 10 speed cassettes & modern shifters. Vastly expands the range of wheels available.
With steel frames,...
08-21-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,387
Posted By Homebrew01

Huh ? If using clipless, consider cleats...

Huh ?

If using clipless, consider cleats with float. But could be many other causes.
08-21-21, 08:03 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,833
Posted By Homebrew01

6 road bikes, 1 mtn bike, and extra road frames &...

6 road bikes, 1 mtn bike, and extra road frames & parts & wheels kicking around
07-20-21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,891
Posted By Homebrew01

Why should he release numbers ? Seems like it...

Why should he release numbers ? Seems like it would only benefit his rivals.
07-20-21, 07:31 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,891
Posted By Homebrew01

Who ?

Who ?
07-19-21, 09:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,477
Posted By Homebrew01

All the bikes are basically the same. Not...

All the bikes are basically the same. Not interested.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 04:53 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,691
Posted By Homebrew01

How so ? It's the appropriate thing to do...

How so ? It's the appropriate thing to do sometimes.
07-18-21, 07:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 269
Posted By Homebrew01

Air pollution in Races

On a slow, steep climb the other day, I counted 14 motorcycles and 2 cars leading the main group. I wonder what the air quality is like for the riders, with no wind to clear the air.
07-17-21, 04:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 530
Posted By Homebrew01

Yes. But many Hardware store wrenches will not...

Yes. But many Hardware store wrenches will not fit because they are too wide for the flats on pedals, and probably not long enough for good leverage.

Thus, pedal specific 15 mm pedal wrenches.
07-15-21, 08:35 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 6,825
Posted By Homebrew01

Massage is much easier when shaved.

Massage is much easier when shaved.
07-15-21, 08:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 456
Posted By Homebrew01

You need a puller to remove the cranks. Be sure...

You need a puller to remove the cranks. Be sure to thread all the way in first.
07-07-21, 08:54 PM
07-05-21, 06:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 837
Posted By Homebrew01

So many race altering crashes early on.... :(

So many race altering crashes early on.... :(
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-21, 10:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 667
Posted By Homebrew01

Duplicate Thread. ...

Duplicate Thread.

https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1233740-been-away-about-5-years-what-have-i-missed.html
05-08-21, 08:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 704
Posted By Homebrew01

Skidding is caused by applying the rear brake too...

Skidding is caused by applying the rear brake too much. Use the front brake primarily since it has the most stopping power. I use the rear brake for general slowing, but the front for harder braking...
05-08-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 674
Posted By Homebrew01

I had a mystery creak that was from my front QR...

I had a mystery creak that was from my front QR skewer not quite tight enough. It must have been micro-moving in the fork tip when out of the saddle climbing.
05-03-21, 07:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,304
Posted By Homebrew01

Yup. I regularly use the cheap vegetable oil on...

Yup. I regularly use the cheap vegetable oil on my hands to loosen grease or oil paint. Then wash with regular soap.
04-27-21, 07:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 634
Posted By Homebrew01

Moved from General.

Moved from General.
04-21-21, 07:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,051
Posted By Homebrew01

I double checked the thread title. It's about...

I double checked the thread title. It's about brakes, not other people.
04-09-21, 07:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,137
Posted By Homebrew01

If you bought it at auction, I would think that's...

If you bought it at auction, I would think that's pretty much establishing market value.
04-06-21, 08:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 692
Posted By Homebrew01

What does a bike need to do to rank below varsity...

What does a bike need to do to rank below varsity ?
04-03-21, 09:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 943
Posted By Homebrew01

Welcome to Bike Forums Sorry you've had bad...

Welcome to Bike Forums
Sorry you've had bad experiences.
Bike Forums has many subgroups for all different aspects of cycling. Take a look around.
04-03-21, 08:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 943
Posted By Homebrew01

There's a subset of rude or otherwise uncivil...

There's a subset of rude or otherwise uncivil people in every category of endeavor.
04-03-21, 12:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 638
Posted By Homebrew01

A used bike might be an easier option. Keep your...

A used bike might be an easier option. Keep your old parts for spares, or donate to a local co-op or such.

"...I'm not touring anymore, just getting around town, shopping and recreation...."
04-03-21, 09:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,725
Posted By Homebrew01

Looks like a crack in the lower lug itself. First...

Looks like a crack in the lower lug itself. First thing I noticed in pic #2
04-03-21, 09:29 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,271
Posted By Homebrew01

Inspiration for Campy 980 ?

Inspiration for Campy 980 ?
04-03-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,450
Posted By Homebrew01

April Fools, but Craigslist has a surprising...

April Fools, but Craigslist has a surprising number of junk bikes with April Fools pricing all year long.
04-03-21, 08:50 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 15,151
Posted By Homebrew01

I have a Waltham that looks very similar.

I have a Waltham that looks very similar.
03-22-21, 08:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By Homebrew01

I wouldn't bother riding low end tubulars. Get...

I wouldn't bother riding low end tubulars. Get nice ones, and appreciate the ride quality. Otherwise, ride clinchers.
03-22-21, 08:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,229
Posted By Homebrew01

No, applies to $100 race tires also. Bald tread...

No, applies to $100 race tires also. Bald tread is best on the road.
03-22-21, 08:06 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,226
Posted By Homebrew01

Dark matter may not be on that schematic, and...

Dark matter may not be on that schematic, and that's a significant component of the universe. Periodic table elements are only about 5% of the universe. The other 95% is a mystery....Dark matter...
03-22-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,229
Posted By Homebrew01

This. Road tread is cosmetic.

This. Road tread is cosmetic.
03-22-21, 07:45 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,445
Posted By Homebrew01

As already said, the frame, and, or, fork is...

As already said, the frame, and, or, fork is bent. Can't tell how bad from here.
03-22-21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 399
Posted By Homebrew01

You do not need original parts. You do need...

You do not need original parts. You do need undamaged, compatible parts, properly installed.
Forum: Foo
03-14-21, 06:53 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,879
Posted By Homebrew01

I suddenly feel thirsty !

I suddenly feel thirsty !
Forum: Foo
03-14-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,879
Posted By Homebrew01

I got Moderna #1 last week.

I got Moderna #1 last week.
Forum: Foo
03-14-21, 08:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 689
Posted By Homebrew01

"no motor" was NOT asked or told to leave B.F. ...

"no motor" was NOT asked or told to leave B.F.
OP's choice.
02-16-21, 10:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,736
Posted By Homebrew01

Pull over to the side of the road. Right hand...

Pull over to the side of the road. Right hand pedal at 9:00, right foot out of the way, ground sloping away, pee, clip in, ride.
It helps to have practically no traffic.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,840
Posted By Homebrew01

Giro Bishop

Giro Bishop
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,099
Posted By Homebrew01

5-6 times a week might be too much for now, but...

5-6 times a week might be too much for now, but 3-4 would help. Rest & recovery is important, But only 2 days per week is not enough to improve.
02-07-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,933
Posted By Homebrew01

Other industries using press fit are mainly using...

Other industries using press fit are mainly using them with hardened steel, not aluminum & carbon fiber contact areas.
02-06-21, 01:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By Homebrew01

Moved to "General".

Moved to "General".
01-23-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,652
Posted By Homebrew01

People can change.

People can change.
01-17-21, 08:31 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,463
Posted By Homebrew01

I was driving home and came up on a rider with a...

I was driving home and came up on a rider with a solid rear light, dark clothing & and minimal reflective surfaces. I think a blinking light would have made him more visible.

For regular riding at...
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