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03-22-23, 03:56 PM
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Posted By big john

It's not a waste of money if it's what they want....

It's not a waste of money if it's what they want. Doesn't matter if they don't even ride it and just hang it on the wall and look at it.
03-22-23, 02:30 PM
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Posted By tomato coupe

It's a waste to spend 2-3 times as much as what? ...

It's a waste to spend 2-3 times as much as what? The bike you own?
03-22-23, 09:22 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 5,118
Posted By big john

Some of it ends up in the dryer as well.

Some of it ends up in the dryer as well.
03-22-23, 09:21 AM
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Posted By big john

They probably hyper-spaced.

They probably hyper-spaced.
03-22-23, 09:19 AM
Replies: 224
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Posted By shelbyfv

Kleenex is the worst.

Kleenex is the worst.
03-22-23, 09:19 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 5,118
Posted By tomato coupe

Thatís really strange. Iím missing a few caps ó...

Thatís really strange. Iím missing a few caps ó how did they get in your machine???
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-23, 06:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 182
Posted By freeranger

[QUOTE=jaxgtr;22836720]Also, I did not pick up on...

[QUOTE=jaxgtr;22836720]Also, I did not pick up on this before, the Domane is a WSD model, which being women's specific, besides just colors, had shorter crankarms, stems and narrower handlebars based...
03-22-23, 05:37 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 5,118
Posted By livedarklions

This raises the question I have-does the nut...

This raises the question I have-does the nut knurler's neutered newt eat gnats?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-23, 04:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 182
Posted By PeteHski

Good suggestion about bike fit above. Most...

Good suggestion about bike fit above. Most people can be fitted across at least 2 different frame sizes and it sounds like it's only a little too big.

Also any reason why you are looking at...
03-21-23, 10:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,172
Posted By rsbob

To finally and directly answer the question: ...

To finally and directly answer the question: Why, Why, Why not?
03-21-23, 05:46 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 5,118
Posted By livedarklions

I have a small torque wrench for this purpose...

I have a small torque wrench for this purpose which I keep next to my nut knurler.
03-21-23, 05:06 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 5,118
Posted By Eric F

I'm looking for an online calculator to answer...

I'm looking for an online calculator to answer your question.
03-21-23, 05:02 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 5,118
Posted By tomato coupe

Can anyone find a torque specification for valve...

Can anyone find a torque specification for valve caps? I've looked everywhere and can't find it. Is it safe to install them without a torque wrench?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-23, 11:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 182
Posted By blacknbluebikes

First, it's all about your budget. If that...

First, it's all about your budget. If that element is OK, the next stop is "bike fit." Generally, you want to see a used bike in person, so take your tools (or your friend w/ tools), adjust the...
03-20-23, 10:34 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,172
Posted By Troul

gotta set those askew, straight.

gotta set those askew, straight.
03-20-23, 08:57 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,172
Posted By dedhed

I blame big allen wrench

I blame big allen wrench
03-20-23, 08:54 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,172
Posted By rsbob

Actually, I am the one that wanted to type screw,...

Actually, I am the one that wanted to type screw, skrew, squerw, ScReW, a bunch of times. There, now I feel so much better, but please in the future keep your perps straight. :twitchy:
03-20-23, 06:59 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 5,118
Posted By Jeff Neese

Or you could just put them both on the valve stem...

Or you could just put them both on the valve stem - that's about as convenient a place to put them as you'll find, and you don't have to remember anything at all. Plus you'll find the lockring...
03-20-23, 06:31 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 5,118
Posted By genejockey

I'd have to ride with other people, and I don't...

I'd have to ride with other people, and I don't like people.
03-20-23, 06:03 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 5,118
Posted By genejockey

Funny how "needlessly contentious" becomes a...

Funny how "needlessly contentious" becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy.
03-20-23, 05:34 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 5,118
Posted By tomato coupe

He did say minor irritation.

He did say minor irritation.
03-20-23, 04:54 PM
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Posted By shelbyfv

Recently on BF, a dork disc might have saved a...

Recently on BF, a dork disc might have saved a "needlessly contentious" individual from having to pay for his negligence. :roflmao:
03-20-23, 04:25 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 5,118
Posted By wolfchild

I have wheelsets with quick release and nutted...

I have wheelsets with quick release and nutted solid axles and I never yet failed to tighten them properly, but I still choose to leave the lawyer tabs on, just in case. We're human and humans...
03-20-23, 03:38 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 5,118
Posted By wolfchild

I think we had one of those threads before and it...

I think we had one of those threads before and it was an all out war... BTW I am a big advocate of lawyer tabs and would never file them off
03-20-23, 02:48 PM
Replies: 989
Views: 30,675
Posted By Eric F

Just a guess, but anyone spending $200-300 on a...

Just a guess, but anyone spending $200-300 on a ball, and is bowling weekly (or more) is probably not renting shoes. This is about people getting serious about a hobby, not occasional recreation.
03-20-23, 01:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,172
Posted By work4bike

I love this website:roflmao2:

I love this website:roflmao2:
03-20-23, 12:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,172
Posted By terrymorse

Assuming Mirrcycle are doing real engineering,...

Assuming Mirrcycle are doing real engineering, they've selected screws for the clamping force they provide. There's little reason to choose a bigger screw, when a smaller screw will do the job.
...
03-20-23, 12:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,172
Posted By livedarklions

Allen came into the Mirrycle offices one day and...

Allen came into the Mirrycle offices one day and said "Sure is nice that I sell one of my wrenches with every mirror, but I think we might all find life a bit easier if you make me twice as happy. ...
03-20-23, 10:48 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,172
Posted By work4bike

I don't know...I may need some counseling:)

I don't know...I may need some counseling:)
03-20-23, 10:43 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,172
Posted By Koyote

Wow. That's a huge life problem. I hope you can...

Wow. That's a huge life problem. I hope you can handle it.
03-20-23, 10:42 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,172
Posted By rsbob

I blame the alignment of the planets, or a...

I blame the alignment of the planets, or a disturbance in the force.
03-19-23, 04:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 347
Posted By maddog34

Altus is MTB, But OLD MTB used Cantilever Brakes,...

Altus is MTB, But OLD MTB used Cantilever Brakes, which are SHORT Pull...... Claris is Road, also Short cable pull... Road disc calipers are short pull, @ 32mm from pivot center to Cable mount...
03-19-23, 08:21 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,829
Posted By Wildwood

As always = Depends. Tire width, rider weight,...

As always = Depends.
Tire width, rider weight, surface ridden, type of tire. Etcetera.
03-19-23, 06:50 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,829
Posted By PeteHski

The calculator makes life very easy. Clever...

The calculator makes life very easy. Clever people did all the hard work for you.
03-19-23, 06:07 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,829
Posted By freeranger

So many variables that guidelines are just that,...

So many variables that guidelines are just that, similar to trying to get the right size bike from the sizing guidelines from the mfrs. Just don't run your tires at max pressure listed on the...
03-19-23, 02:50 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,829
Posted By tFUnK

Here's a calculator...

Here's a calculator (https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=https://axs.sram.com/tirepressureguide&ved=2ahUKEwiyiYWdzuf9AhXWk2oFHTfkB7QQFnoECBUQAQ&usg=AOvVaw36KO73uI2MWkaAruC1pytP).
03-18-23, 05:07 PM
Replies: 989
Views: 30,675
Posted By alcjphil

Yikes! Slather it with butter and it would be...

Yikes! Slather it with butter and it would be delicious. Corncob freewheels are meant for people much younger than me
03-18-23, 01:10 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 3,179
Posted By shelbyfv

You miss the point. I'm confident you could...

You miss the point. I'm confident you could replace my chain. I'm not confident anyone posting here has the expertise/ education/equipment to resolve this pin/roller/ruler/tool discussion. You'd...
03-18-23, 12:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 495
Posted By tFUnK

Inner tubes haven't been $3 in quite some years...

Inner tubes haven't been $3 in quite some years now. But I agree it's a lot of effort to save a tube. My rule is 2 attempts before I give up. I'm just as diligent as the OP but sometimes luck is just...
03-18-23, 10:59 AM
Replies: 989
Views: 30,675
Posted By PeteHski

Just put me on ignore

Just put me on ignore
03-18-23, 10:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 495
Posted By FBinNY

Yes, tubes are too cheap to dabble in unreliable...

Yes, tubes are too cheap to dabble in unreliable complicated repairs. Patching simple punctures makes sense, but you need to be willing to quit.

Also, buy and use a proper patch kit. Patches use...
03-18-23, 10:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 495
Posted By crn3371

Use actual patches, not homemade. Throw that tube...

Use actual patches, not homemade. Throw that tube away and get a new one.
03-18-23, 10:51 AM
Replies: 989
Views: 30,675
Posted By PeteHski

I was actually wondering if his comment about...

I was actually wondering if his comment about light weight was being sarcastic, but I expect he was being serious.
03-18-23, 09:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 495
Posted By Iride01

I usually wouldn't try to repair a split or tear....

I usually wouldn't try to repair a split or tear. Unless we are only talking a couple millimeters.

In fact, since I rarely ever get a flat, I just put in a new tube, even for a puncture.

...
03-18-23, 08:51 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 3,179
Posted By cyccommute

Demonstrate your claim. How much of a difference...

Demonstrate your claim. How much of a difference is it? Even if I accept your premise, the difference isnít going to be significant enough to have much impact.



The chain pitch is elongated...
03-18-23, 05:23 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 3,179
Posted By shelbyfv

It might save you some aggravation if you share...

It might save you some aggravation if you share your engineering credentials in a signature. In my experience, folks here are respectful of actual expertise. :thumb:
03-18-23, 01:02 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 3,179
Posted By elcruxio

I'd think you were being ironic if I didn't know...

I'd think you were being ironic if I didn't know better.

The problem with you is that you never stop to consider that you might in fact be wrong. In pretty much every topic you have a rigid (and...
03-17-23, 10:57 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,051
Posted By zandoval

= Just keeping those leg muscles warm after...

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Just keeping those leg muscles warm after a good ride...


https://youtu.be/Tagx9ho1am0
03-17-23, 09:56 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 3,179
Posted By cyccommute

I do agree with you but have to ask why are you...

I do agree with you but have to ask why are you making such a big deal about roller wear? Measuring with a rule or measuring with a chain checking tool gives the same result so the measurement is...
03-16-23, 03:26 PM
Replies: 989
Views: 30,675
Posted By StanSeven

Ok, several recent posts contained insults that I...

Ok, several recent posts contained insults that I just deleted. Without mentioning names, let’s stop. This is a good thread and we don’t want to close it. Thanks
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