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Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-24, 09:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,576
Posted By Shimagnolo

A even better solution is not to get the hands...

A even better solution is not to get the hands dirty at all.
That is why I always carry a few disposable vinyl gloves in my tool bag.:thumb:
12-09-23, 04:12 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,255
Posted By Shimagnolo

Some years back I learned the hard way that a...

Some years back I learned the hard way that a larger cross-section on a tire increases stress on the rim,
when I cracked the sidewall of an aluminum rim...twice.
I broke the first rim, moved the...
10-27-23, 10:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,290
Posted By Shimagnolo

Study Finds Cyclists Are Better People Than Drivers

Study Finds Cyclists Are Better People Than Drivers (https://jalopnik.com/study-finds-cyclists-are-better-people-than-drivers-1850964103)

Cyclists are more interested in the common good than...
10-16-23, 06:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 580
Posted By Shimagnolo

Give me a ping, Vasili. One ping only, please.

Give me a ping, Vasili. One ping only, please.
08-10-23, 07:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,536
Posted By Shimagnolo

There are Chinese sellers on eBay that sell that...

There are Chinese sellers on eBay that sell that unit in many different sizes (and with different branding).
I bought 10L unit that can take a large chainring or crankarm with without problem.
So...
08-01-23, 01:12 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,034
Posted By Shimagnolo

Video taken this morning. I started Southbound...

Video taken this morning.
I started Southbound on 63rd, and just merged onto 119 (aka Diagonal Hwy), heading Southwest toward Boulder, as the video starts.
At the end, note the flowers on the left,...
07-24-23, 05:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,958
Posted By Shimagnolo

I am currently using 80W-90 gear oil. It is...

I am currently using 80W-90 gear oil.
It is what my Kawasaki's manual specifies, and it works just fine on the bicycles as well.
01-30-23, 05:35 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,053
Posted By Shimagnolo

Until one day when the response is: "Iím...

Until one day when the response is:

"Iím sorry Dave, Iím afraid I canít do that."

:lol:
01-28-23, 09:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,837
Posted By Shimagnolo

All the wear put on winter shoes, is wear that is...

All the wear put on winter shoes, is wear that is avoided on the summer shoes.
So assuming the price is similar, in the long run, it does not cost anymore to have the winter shoes.

I tried the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-23, 05:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,053
Posted By Shimagnolo

Strava reports: 2,876.0 miles. However, a dying...

Strava reports: 2,876.0 miles.
However, a dying battery in the Edge 1000 caused me to miss the latter parts of some rides until I finally replaced the battery.
11-03-22, 12:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,791
Posted By Shimagnolo

I have 4 bikes. 3 of them have been running...

I have 4 bikes.
3 of them have been running Velocity O/C rims for years, on wheels I built myself.
(The 4th one is rarely ridden has has some of them thar store-bought wheels).
I swear by O/C rims.
08-08-22, 06:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,042
Posted By Shimagnolo

:rolleyes:

:rolleyes:
05-01-22, 06:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,626
Posted By Shimagnolo

I've used Simple Green for years with an...

I've used Simple Green for years with an ultrasonic cleaner, on all kinds of bike parts, (including chains), and I've never had anything crack.
04-26-22, 12:01 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,797
Posted By Shimagnolo

You woke up this morning , You got yourself a...

You woke up this morning , You got yourself a gun,Ö
04-18-22, 08:58 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 20,427
Posted By Shimagnolo

Too bad it didn't arise just one day earlier.:lol:

Too bad it didn't arise just one day earlier.:lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-22, 12:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,065
Posted By Shimagnolo

No kidding! The first massive cut I got was in...

No kidding!
The first massive cut I got was in the sidewall of a nearly new Marathon Supreme, in the sidewall.
Only thing I had for a boot was a piece of old inner tube, which bulged out the side,...
02-26-22, 12:19 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,730
Posted By Shimagnolo

Hey, I just realized I still have a sealed 4-pack...

Hey, I just realized I still have a sealed 4-pack of those on the shelf in the den under my video screen.
Maybe I should get around to eBay'ing them.
Forum: Commuting
02-23-22, 08:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,193
Posted By Shimagnolo

Dayum! Now why didn't I think of this??? [slaps...

Dayum! Now why didn't I think of this??? [slaps forehead]
I like it!:thumb:
I'm going to do this ASAP.
I think I may even have a couple spare lights on hand.
02-22-22, 12:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,394
Posted By Shimagnolo

When copy/paste goes wrong while using CAD...

When copy/paste goes wrong while using CAD equipment.
:roflmao2:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-22, 08:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,432
Posted By Shimagnolo

I moved to Colorado (Denver area) in 1996. ...

I moved to Colorado (Denver area) in 1996.
Within 2 weeks, I had all 4 tires on 2 bikes flatted by goatheads.:mad:
01-29-22, 07:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,630
Posted By Shimagnolo

I've done both many times on a motorbike, but...

I've done both many times on a motorbike, but I've only done Mt Evans on a bicycle.
Pikes Peak pavement is excellent.

Mt Evans is horrible, especially in the Summit Lake area.
It has cracks...
Forum: Commuting
01-24-22, 05:37 PM
Replies: 1,730
Views: 357,128
Posted By Shimagnolo

Today: - Nice ballpoint pen. - Sealed can of...

Today:
- Nice ballpoint pen.
- Sealed can of Kroger-branded chicken soup.
- Apple AirPods case.:) But it was empty. :(

Now this is for real. I got home, started looking at the r-e-d-d-i-t...
01-14-22, 07:48 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,167
Posted By Shimagnolo

LOL! This was the first thing I thought about...

LOL! This was the first thing I thought about when I saw the title!:lol:
12-14-21, 10:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,083
Posted By Shimagnolo

Omigawd; What could go wrong?:eek: If ever a...

Omigawd; What could go wrong?:eek:
If ever a bike needed a good set of steel fenders, this is it.
10-19-21, 10:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,163
Posted By Shimagnolo

Sheryl Crow's ex-fiancť.

Sheryl Crow's ex-fiancť.
10-16-21, 11:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,163
Posted By Shimagnolo

Anyone else open this thread, expecting it to be...

Anyone else open this thread, expecting it to be about Lance?
09-19-21, 02:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,706
Posted By Shimagnolo

That "one time use" BS started with SRAM doing an...

That "one time use" BS started with SRAM doing an end run around the Superlink patent.
It is all a moot point since the patents expired.
The link lasts as long as the chain, regardless of the claim...
07-28-21, 05:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,751
Posted By Shimagnolo

When shifting the rear, you are derailing the...

When shifting the rear, you are derailing the unloaded portion of the chain, which is easy.
When shifting the front, you are derailing the loaded portion of the chain which is very difficult.
I...
Forum: Commuting
07-18-21, 09:32 PM
Replies: 1,730
Views: 357,128
Posted By Shimagnolo

This looks like something a driver would miss: ...

This looks like something a driver would miss:
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_0350_370791900e211cc7fbfe368820624b089d43a323.jpeg...
Forum: Commuting
07-08-21, 06:27 AM
Replies: 1,730
Views: 357,128
Posted By Shimagnolo

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1000x650/gollum_image_93e668c829f771b560329aa6d03fc72611300a98.jpg
07-03-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,643
Posted By Shimagnolo

For what it's worth, it is working for me right...

For what it's worth, it is working for me right now.:p
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-21, 05:27 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,908
Posted By Shimagnolo

I ran 28mm Gatorskins for years on one of my...

I ran 28mm Gatorskins for years on one of my bikes.
Only complaint I had was that they would slide out w/o warning on wet pavement.

Then I decided to make a change, and put Schwalbe One's on the...
06-12-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,746
Posted By Shimagnolo

I want a new lube, one that won't go away 🎵 ...

I want a new lube, one that won't go away 🎵

One that won't splatter my bike 🎵

One that won't squeak all day 🎵

One that won't make me nervous 🎵

Wonderin' what to do 🎵
06-10-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,746
Posted By Shimagnolo

Especially if it was colored blue!:thumb:

Especially if it was colored blue!:thumb:
06-10-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,746
Posted By Shimagnolo

$18.95 per 2oz -> $1212.80 per gallon.:eek: ...

$18.95 per 2oz -> $1212.80 per gallon.:eek:
Man, I need to get into this business!:thumb:
06-09-21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,311
Posted By Shimagnolo

I wasn't even aware of the CC-4, but it is good...

I wasn't even aware of the CC-4, but it is good to see that Park has finally followed Pedro's in mimicking the design of the Shimano TC-CN41.
:thumb:
Forum: Commuting
06-09-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 1,730
Views: 357,128
Posted By Shimagnolo

Pharmacist: "And how many would you like?" ...

Pharmacist: "And how many would you like?"

Hermie: "Three dozen."

Pharmacist: "You planning a big night?"

Hermie: "Just the usual."
05-29-21, 10:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,190
Posted By Shimagnolo

1. Small consumer cameras always have wide-angle...

1. Small consumer cameras always have wide-angle lenses that make everything look further away than it really is. Any lens with Field-Of-View of >=64 degrees is wide-angle. I have one camera with...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-21, 10:17 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,542
Posted By Shimagnolo

The first long-sleeved summer Jersey I bought was...

The first long-sleeved summer Jersey I bought was Performance brand in white. The material had a ribbed texture and looked fairly heavy. But when wearing it, I found the weave was so loose that any...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-21, 09:05 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,542
Posted By Shimagnolo

I initially tried Desoto "arm coolers" and "leg...

I initially tried Desoto "arm coolers" and "leg coolers", and they did the job, but having to deal with multiple pieces when getting dressed was an annoyance, and then I discovered long sleeved...
05-23-21, 02:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,190
Posted By Shimagnolo

And if the cops had been riding in a staggered...

And if the cops had been riding in a staggered formation, (as is taught in the MSF courses), the guys on the right could easily have moved left into a single file formation to pass cyclists.
...
05-22-21, 08:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,681
Posted By Shimagnolo

Well, that's one way to get it across the Mexican...

Well, that's one way to get it across the Mexican border.:thumb:
05-19-21, 08:12 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 20,427
Posted By Shimagnolo

I think this is a point of confusion here. I...

I think this is a point of confusion here.
I use the term counter to include the opposite pressure while maintaining the turn, but yes, the wheel only briefly points in the opposite direction on...
05-19-21, 07:53 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 20,427
Posted By Shimagnolo

I do 5000 miles a year on a motorcycle in the...

I do 5000 miles a year on a motorcycle in the mountain twisties here in CO.
You are wrong.
See post #28, first video.
05-18-21, 07:26 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 20,427
Posted By Shimagnolo

This video has a couple interesting modified...

This video has a couple interesting modified motorbikes to demonstrate steering: One with a separate set of fixed handlebars, and one with a pointer on the tank to better show small movements of the...
04-03-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,998
Posted By Shimagnolo

I remember that; I think it was around the year...

I remember that; I think it was around the year 2000. At that point I just started using SRAM links with Shimano chains.

Then I decided it was silly to be buying the links separately, and just...
Forum: Commuting
03-21-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 1,730
Views: 357,128
Posted By Shimagnolo

A heartwarming story from this morning: ...

A heartwarming story from this morning:
https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/588x736/screen_shot_2021_03_21_at_09_51_05_ee736d9644e016822845916966f0c1ead949dfb5.png
Forum: Commuting
03-11-21, 04:02 PM
Replies: 1,730
Views: 357,128
Posted By Shimagnolo

It would appear some people are unclear on the...

It would appear some people are unclear on the concept of a "bike path":
...
03-08-21, 12:59 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,953
Posted By Shimagnolo

Conversely, I was on a ride one day, and took a...

Conversely, I was on a ride one day, and took a break at a convenience store near Boulder.
I got into a conversation with a local dude who had a business repairing guitars.
But he couldn't play...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,292
Posted By Shimagnolo

My summer gloves (3-pack): ...

My summer gloves (3-pack):
https://www.homedepot.com/p/FIRM-GRIP-Large-High-Dex-Gloves-3-Pack-3101-96/202203753

My winter gloves:...
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