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09-25-23, 08:42 AM
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Posted By big john

You're a terrible comedian.

You're a terrible comedian.
09-24-23, 03:10 PM
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Posted By big john

I worked for 50 years, most of it as an auto...

I worked for 50 years, most of it as an auto mechanic and the last 30 years as a new car dealer diagnostic tech. There are plenty of long term mechanic/techs in the biz who are resistant to anything...
09-24-23, 07:28 AM
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Posted By big john

After reading one of these anti-through axles...

After reading one of these anti-through axles arguments on BF, I timed removing and replacing the front wheel on my through axle mtb and I did it in about 30 seconds.
09-24-23, 07:14 AM
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Posted By big john

I've been riding hydraulic brake mountain bikes...

I've been riding hydraulic brake mountain bikes since 2008 and I have never bled brakes. I know, my lack of maintenance is shameful, I neglect everything.

I keep extra pads on hand and I can swap...
09-22-23, 02:35 PM
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Posted By big john

The old DT shifters had the bail to tighten the...

The old DT shifters had the bail to tighten the preload. The bar ends had a screwdriver slot. I did have the DT come loose. Oh, just remembered a bike with friction shifters mounted on the stem. They...
09-22-23, 02:19 PM
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Posted By big john

I remember that little bail. When I had bar end...

I remember that little bail. When I had bar end friction shifters I never had to mess with them.
09-22-23, 01:15 PM
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Posted By big john

Same, but I still have the triple bike as a...

Same, but I still have the triple bike as a back-up. I'm happy on either bike, actually, but if I buy another bike it will be a compact double.
09-22-23, 09:33 AM
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Posted By big john

There is only one answer; Depends.

There is only one answer; Depends.
09-22-23, 09:31 AM
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Views: 6,960
Posted By big john

I was referring to the triple and not using the...

I was referring to the triple and not using the 30 ring on most climbs, meaning climbing on the 39 like a standard double. I wouldn't climb on the 52.

In the 80s and early 90s most of us had...
09-20-23, 06:58 PM
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Posted By big john

My rear cluster looks like a greasy mess. On...

My rear cluster looks like a greasy mess.

On my triple road bike, 52-39-30, I can do a lot of rides without ever using the small ring. On my compact double bike I can stay on the big ring until...
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