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02-01-24, 12:25 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,824
Posted By FBinNY

To nail it home..... No washer is needed...

To nail it home.....

No washer is needed because the wheel's mounting faces serves that purpose.

Also consider the nature of the force applied. It's not straight across as would be with a...
01-31-24, 05:04 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,824
Posted By Camilo

Um, have you ever read a bikeforums thread? ...

Um, have you ever read a bikeforums thread?

https://youtu.be/xpAvcGcEc0k?si=lYV_Y6MM_cIEZlwE
01-30-24, 01:12 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,824
Posted By FBinNY

This thread seems to be another example of the BF...

This thread seems to be another example of the BF tendency to make what's simple into something complex.

Steel tabs are straightened every day with moderate force applied via the threaded hole. ...
01-28-24, 02:10 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,824
Posted By Kontact

One assumes that everyone in this thread...

One assumes that everyone in this thread suggesting straightening the hanger with something other than a hanger straightening tool has never straightened a hanger with a hanger straightening tool.
...
01-23-24, 11:06 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,824
Posted By FBinNY

Why are people making a simple job complicated. ...

Why are people making a simple job complicated. There's no need to use a vise or do the job in 2 or more steps.

Steel's yield strength is a fixed property, so the same force is needed for this as...
01-23-24, 09:09 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,824
Posted By Kai Winters

NOPE NOPE NOPETY NOPE ! ! ! If you don't have...

NOPE NOPE NOPETY NOPE ! ! !
If you don't have the proper rear derailleur hanger alignment tool then either buy one or bring it to a shop...or you certainly can just kludge it using a pair of vice...
01-13-24, 12:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By SurferRosa

I use ferrules when they fit in the caliper's...

I use ferrules when they fit in the caliper's barrel adjuster and don't when they don't.
12-25-23, 12:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 660
Posted By FBinNY

DITTO, replace the lines. BTW -----...

DITTO, replace the lines.

BTW ----- Hydraulic cable is an oxymoron. Outside the bike world they're generally called hydraulic lines.

I get why we still call them cables, and wonder how many...
12-22-23, 02:27 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,728
Posted By Jay Turberville

I try to be tolerant of poor grammar and...

I try to be tolerant of poor grammar and punctuation online. But mikeonbicycle's approach to writing does make it more difficult to read and understand.
12-21-23, 09:03 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,728
Posted By cyccommute

“You’re”. A contraction of “you” and “are”, not...

“You’re”. A contraction of “you” and “are”, not the possessive from of “you”.

I, too, have been riding and fixing bikes for the same time as you. However, in that time frame, I went to school and...
12-10-23, 04:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,369
Posted By FBinNY

Let me confirm. You couldn't get I to the...

Let me confirm.

You couldn't get I to the big/big combination without crazy force. Then once you did, it was stuck there.

So, a question ----- did you replace the chain or freewheel lately? ...
12-07-23, 01:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,004
Posted By chain_whipped

Shop says "you cyclist ruin everything" C&V too! Lol

Right out the backyard of corp. Trek
https://youtu.be/X39c6YuYVCI?si=DH0IkRmBAKjZADfL

https://youtu.be/X39c6YuYVCI?si=DH0IkRmBAKjZADfL
11-20-23, 07:03 PM
Replies: 22,399
Views: 4,778,317
Posted By rickpaulos

Here is my latest art display using reflectors....

Here is my latest art display using reflectors. By day light and at night with a flash.
...
11-19-23, 05:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 338
Posted By BTinNYC

I see this one. No terrible times allowed,...

I see this one.
No terrible times allowed, it's a bike forum.
11-08-23, 04:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,207
Posted By biker128pedal

Did they think about getting on an off a bike....

Did they think about getting on an off a bike. May work for a step through frame.
10-30-23, 11:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,839
Posted By indyfabz

I live in the 6th most populous city in the U.S....

I live in the 6th most populous city in the U.S. and have well over 15,000 miles of loaded touring under my belt. I am going to have to say the above is an overgeneralization. For example, people who...
10-29-23, 11:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,839
Posted By ScottCommutes

Some perspectives on safety in traffic

Greetings all - new to the forum.
I just wanted to offer some perspectives on riding in traffic safely. I commute 32 miles a day in reasonably heavy city, highway, and suburban traffic and so far...
Forum: Recumbent
10-11-23, 01:00 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,225
Posted By Cornfield

I had to look up MUP = Multiple Use Trails

I had to look up MUP = Multiple Use Trails
Forum: Recumbent
08-25-23, 01:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 881
Posted By cb400bill

Many cyclists are good citizens.

Many cyclists are good citizens.
08-06-23, 11:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 661
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Typewriters were pretty hot back then, too. ...

Typewriters were pretty hot back then, too.
______

​​​​​​​Interviewer: "So, little Maria, what's your job?"

Little Maria: "I just hang on and try not to die."
08-06-23, 05:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 661
Posted By thinktubes

There’s video!!!!!! 😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍 ...

There’s video!!!!!! 😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍

https://youtu.be/OT_xDofi28k
08-05-23, 05:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 661
Posted By thinktubes

12 pages of cross-over…who knew? ...

12 pages of cross-over…who knew?

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/987215-my-other-classic-vintage-obsession-sewing-machines.html
08-05-23, 02:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 661
Posted By WT160

That's no good. The bike is not driving the...

That's no good. The bike is not driving the sewing machine. It's only along for the ride.
07-17-23, 07:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,946
Posted By pdlamb

IIRC one of JB's points in favor of NOT using...

IIRC one of JB's points in favor of NOT using talc was that the tube sticking to the tire would slow leaking air from a puncture. I chalked that one up to a personal foible, since the tubes I've...
07-15-23, 03:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,946
Posted By 79pmooney

So ... keep your underwear on when you install...

So ... keep your underwear on when you install tubes. Not too arduous. (I've been doing that forever without even thinking about it.

I use the J&J bad stuff whenever I remember. It never hurts...
07-04-23, 03:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,750
Posted By KerryIrons

Can we sum up your comments with one word? ...

Can we sum up your comments with one word? Nonsense? Waste is waste, and people who want to reduce waste patch their tubes. Forever nervous? Are you kidding. In hundreds of thousands of miles...
06-28-23, 04:21 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,428
Posted By Koyote

I presume this is a rack that mounts with straps,...

I presume this is a rack that mounts with straps, and holds the bike by the top tube. If so, another solution is a hitch-mounted rack, which will not interfere with your wiper; unfortunately, such...
06-28-23, 12:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 970
Posted By alcjphil

It makes no difference to a derailleur whether...

It makes no difference to a derailleur whether you have a freewheel or a cassette as long as you have the correct shifter
06-27-23, 05:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 531
Posted By ehcoplex

Moe Zhoost , the story stick is a great idea!

Moe Zhoost , the story stick is a great idea!
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-24-23, 02:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,949
Posted By Trakhak

Don't say you haven't been warned. There's a...

Don't say you haven't been warned. There's a reason forks built for disc brakes weigh more and cost more than forks for rim brakes.
...
06-18-23, 06:05 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,955
Posted By shelbyfv

Unfortunately, autodidacts can't know what they...

Unfortunately, autodidacts can't know what they don't know. A couple of responders have actual credentials, yet this fellow twists, turns and remains aggressive in what he thinks he's learned from...
06-18-23, 04:59 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,955
Posted By dedhed

​​​​​​https://ntrs.nasa.gov/api/citations/19640000...

​​​​​​https://ntrs.nasa.gov/api/citations/19640000612/downloads/19640000612.pdf
06-17-23, 01:38 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,955
Posted By FBinNY

Your photo didn't link, and if I remember the...

Your photo didn't link, and if I remember the rules, will not until you have 10 posts.

However, here's some help.

Most bike tires are not directional in any way. For those that are, the right...
Replies: 13
Views: 1,745
Posted By cyclophilia

In Arizona it is difficult to find a nice used...

In Arizona it is difficult to find a nice used bicycle online under $200.
Replies: 13
Views: 1,745
Posted By Sedgemop

This is my experience, post-pandemic. They sit at...

This is my experience, post-pandemic. They sit at $75.
Replies: 13
Views: 1,745
Posted By nlerner

In the Boston market, I’ve had similar men’s...

In the Boston market, I’ve had similar men’s Sports sit forever on CL at $75. Now I just give them away to co-workers. Ymmv.
Replies: 13
Views: 1,745
Posted By cyclophilia

$150 bargain for the right buyer: the...

$150

bargain for the right buyer: the condition is exceptional.
Replies: 13
Views: 1,745
Posted By Sedgemop

Sorry to see the value mostly gone in these...

Sorry to see the value mostly gone in these classic commuters. Yours is a nice example too. I'd keep it or give it to someone who'd appreciate it.
Replies: 13
Views: 1,745
Posted By zukahn1

Based on top c shape with good red paint 4 ...

Based on top c shape with good red paint 4






whilr
Replies: 13
Views: 1,745
Posted By 3alarmer

...here in flat, urban, Sacramento CA, I have...

...here in flat, urban, Sacramento CA, I have used them as all around commuter/shopping bikes. But I gave my last one away to the co-op here, as well. It's kind of a niche market, in spite of the...
Replies: 13
Views: 1,745
Posted By wrk101

Where I live in North Carolina, I can't give away...

Where I live in North Carolina, I can't give away Raleigh 3 speeds (OK, technically I can give them away, as I donated the last one to the co op). We have a lot of hills here in Western Carolina, and...
Replies: 13
Views: 1,745
Posted By juvela

----- stunning condition! :) hub date...

-----

stunning condition! :)

hub date certainly looks correct for cycle

1973 was the launch year for the transfer set worn by frame

forum member SirMike1983 will be along...
06-09-23, 07:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 964
Posted By veganbikes

I would probably just sell it as is, you probably...

I would probably just sell it as is, you probably won't get any of the time spent removing and installing that kit back monetarily and you might not get much for the bike as a former e-bike so just...
06-09-23, 10:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 964
Posted By SurferRosa

How long does it take to switch back and forth?...

How long does it take to switch back and forth? Maybe list it both ways.
06-09-23, 07:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 964
Posted By shelbyfv

I'd switch it back and sell the conversion kit...

I'd switch it back and sell the conversion kit separately. You'll have a much larger pool of interested buyers.
06-08-23, 10:54 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,133
Posted By FBinNY

Before worrying about liability insurance, maybe...

Before worrying about liability insurance, maybe consider focusing on reducing the actual risk. Slowing, and giving pedestrians a wider berth, aka courtesy on mixed use paths, might serve you...
06-08-23, 01:16 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,133
Posted By BikeLite

Talk to your car/home insurance person. Wondering...

Talk to your car/home insurance person. Wondering if just an umbrella policy might cover this. But, I always slow down when around people, give wide berth around them, signal I am there, etc. Kids...
05-18-23, 03:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,469
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Maye you can find a close fitting Torx and hammer...

Maye you can find a close fitting Torx and hammer it in?
05-15-23, 10:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,879
Posted By Smaug1

It's a zombie thread, cat. It WOULD be nice...

It's a zombie thread, cat.

It WOULD be nice to hear what the OP ended up doing though.

In case the OP comes back, re. RA, he should research diet triggers. My ex-wife (a family doctor) has RA...
05-01-23, 08:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,363
Posted By Crankycrank

KoolStop Salmon colored pads would be my...

KoolStop Salmon colored pads would be my recommendation for best stopping power and here's their website which should have something to fit your pad holders. They give the measurements of most of the...
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