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05-23-22, 07:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 464
Posted By leob1

Some time life gets in the way.

Some time life gets in the way.
05-09-22, 07:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 802
Posted By leob1

Or contact the manufacturer?

Or contact the manufacturer?
04-25-22, 09:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 203
Posted By leob1

Do they NEED compressionless housing? No they...

Do they NEED compressionless housing? No they don't need to have it to work.
IMHO and experience they will work better with compressionless housing.
Forum: Foo
04-04-22, 08:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 637
Posted By leob1

Sign up for Spot the Station...

Sign up for Spot the Station (http://spotthestation.nasa.gov/), you'll get email\text notification when it will be visible where live.
Forum: Foo
03-07-22, 01:31 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,608
Posted By leob1

That's why bartenders and cops use clip-on ties.

That's why bartenders and cops use clip-on ties.
02-17-22, 08:05 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,858
Posted By leob1

If my wife had her way, the cycling clothes would...

If my wife had her way, the cycling clothes would be washed separately, on the gentle cycle, dried half way on low, the air dried the rest of the way.
I just shove it in with all my other stuff,...
Forum: Northeast
01-13-22, 11:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,405
Posted By leob1

Found a vintage Ibis Hakkalugi there for $100. ...

Found a vintage Ibis Hakkalugi there for $100. Too bad it was too big for me.
01-07-22, 12:52 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,214
Posted By leob1

I volunteer at a charity bike shop, all of our...

I volunteer at a charity bike shop, all of our product come from donations. We take anything, I've seen bike in every imaginable condition, from brand new to probably have been under salt water. ...
01-03-22, 01:50 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,796
Posted By leob1

I have a couple of co2 inflators, of different...

I have a couple of co2 inflators, of different brands, they work fine. They do take practice, but it's not difficult to use, once or twice is all it takes. A canister will more than fill a 700x25...
11-17-21, 10:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 760
Posted By leob1

Another vote for waterless hand cleaner. GOOP,...

Another vote for waterless hand cleaner. GOOP, Fast Orange, etc. Scour the stain with the hand cleaner, then rinse with water. I've removed some set in chain grease stains this way.
YMMV
11-12-21, 05:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,209
Posted By leob1

In early 1980 I bought my first 'good' bike, a...

In early 1980 I bought my first 'good' bike, a Centurion Super Elite, for $400.00. it was a '79 left over, and just happened to be my size. Most folks I knew were stunned that I spent $400 on a...
Forum: Foo
11-01-21, 08:51 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,427
Posted By leob1

When I was looking for my first professional job,...

When I was looking for my first professional job, way back in 1987, I went on many interviews. And I got lots of rejection letters. Later on when I worked with recruiters, they would set up the...
10-18-21, 08:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,493
Posted By leob1

A friend of mine asked me how fast I go, I was...

A friend of mine asked me how fast I go, I was uncomfortable answering. How fast, or slow, I go has no bearing on how fast he goes. I'm just glad he's out there doing something.
And the same goes...
Forum: Foo
09-08-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,115
Posted By leob1

Your contract with the seller i worth the paper...

Your contract with the seller i worth the paper it's written on. In other words it' just your word against his. You'd be better of dropping a dead fish on his doorstep than going to small claims.
08-05-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,292
Posted By leob1

When do you want to flat?

We all get flats, and it's never the right time, so...
08-03-21, 08:17 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,961
Posted By leob1

A guy comes into the shop, "I NEED A SEAT POLE!" ...

A guy comes into the shop, "I NEED A SEAT POLE!"
A what?
"SEAT POLE!"
A what pole?
"Seat pole, holds the seat to the bike!"
Oh, you mean a 'seat post'!
"YEAH, SEAT POLE"
Seat post!
"SEAT...
07-27-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,763
Posted By leob1

One of my local movie theaters has a senior...

One of my local movie theaters has a senior discount for those over 62. My wife is still under 60, while the discount applies to me. We went to the theater get to the ticket counter, she asks for...
07-21-21, 07:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,540
Posted By leob1

I used one once, I just happened to get a flat...

I used one once, I just happened to get a flat where there was a repair stand. It made getting the rear wheel off and on to fix the flat easier. And the pump worked.
07-01-21, 10:43 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,390
Posted By leob1

Perhaps the dog was old and deaf, the cyclist...

Perhaps the dog was old and deaf, the cyclist startled it and it had a heart attack?
06-15-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,043
Posted By leob1

If you go to Maine, and go to the Acadia region,...

If you go to Maine, and go to the Acadia region, make a trip to Schoodic point. You can ride the loop road, and your wife could probably as well. It's pretty country, and less crowded that Mount...
06-14-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 776
Posted By leob1

Check your nuts and bolts, a public service announcement. !

My wife came home the other day and handed me a 4-ish inch long bolt. "What's that?" I inquired. It was the bolt that holds on the wheel saddle. It had backed all the way out. And luck would have...
06-11-21, 08:26 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 11,210
Posted By leob1

Well, I never though this would have the legs it...

Well, I never though this would have the legs it did. And mostly stayed on topic!
So, the consensuses seems to be that if you flat often then you might be better off with tubeless. I don't flat...
04-02-21, 01:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,601
Posted By leob1

Ebay is the land of the scam.

Ebay is the land of the scam.
03-02-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 988
Posted By leob1

I had a Hollywood, you have to be careful that...

I had a Hollywood, you have to be careful that you have the hook over the top tube securely, and the it and the frame are clean, and the padding doesn't have a hole, and any cables that are routed...
09-28-20, 12:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 961
Posted By leob1

That's the "Time to buy new Shifters"...

That's the "Time to buy new Shifters" part.
09-22-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,129
Posted By leob1

The cheapest bike at your local bike shop will be...

The cheapest bike at your local bike shop will be better than the best bike at Wal-Mart.
09-21-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,037
Posted By leob1

Going by the 'tab' in the seatstay hole, I'd say...

Going by the 'tab' in the seatstay hole, I'd say it was designed to use a seat binder bolt. So if you can find one that fits, that's what I'd use.
But by looking at the amount of rust on those...
09-02-20, 07:21 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,513
Posted By leob1

1. yes 2. yes

1. yes
2. yes
Forum: Foo
07-20-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,324
Posted By leob1

My BIL was interviewing for an IT position he had...

My BIL was interviewing for an IT position he had open. Some guy listed TRS-80 on his resume. He got the job.
07-17-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 941
Posted By leob1

Sounds like a good excuse to upgrade.

Sounds like a good excuse to upgrade.
06-23-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,588
Posted By leob1

Put a cable lock on it and don't worry.

Put a cable lock on it and don't worry.
06-23-20, 05:39 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,471
Posted By leob1

Now that is the sign of the hardman of the...

Now that is the sign of the hardman of the peloton.
06-03-20, 07:34 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,979
Posted By leob1

I've changed plenty of tubes on rides, summer,...

I've changed plenty of tubes on rides, summer, winter and in between. It's just a part of riding. I carry spare tubes and swap them, then patch the puncture at home. But there have been times when...
Forum: Foo
04-22-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 827
Posted By leob1

My son bought his first new car, a 2016 Ford...

My son bought his first new car, a 2016 Ford fiesta ST in early March. Our house had trees that would shed branches from time to time on to the driveway. So I was at the junk yard on another...
Forum: Foo
04-13-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,549
Posted By leob1

You still don't have any beer. And why don't...

You still don't have any beer.
And why don't you keep an emergency stash?
03-02-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,534
Posted By leob1

That is what you should be striving for.

That is what you should be striving for.
02-28-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,303
Posted By leob1

Having worked in the machining industry, most...

Having worked in the machining industry, most tool and die makers would rather use a power too whenever they can, it just a matter of saving time. Some detail work requires the rifflers, but not...
02-18-20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,046
Posted By leob1

So your riding a bike that has not been properly...

So your riding a bike that has not been properly advertised as a 'gravel bike'?
Your living dangerously my friend.
Forum: Foo
02-11-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 834
Posted By leob1

When my son was 3 or 4 years old, we treated...

When my son was 3 or 4 years old, we treated ourselves and got a few lobsters. My son was sitting in his high chair, so I put one on the tray for him to see. Then my wife uttered the immortal words...
02-11-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,174
Posted By leob1

The spin class at my Y that I used to go to was...

The spin class at my Y that I used to go to was worth paying attention to(wink wink)
The spinning during the colder, darker months pays off when the weather gets nicer. on my first outdoor rides I...
02-11-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 21,287
Posted By leob1

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

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1242x1284/anti_seize_meme_fullsize_9e3b78c29fd4884cedc763bb3506a4d683893659.jpg
01-30-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 869
Posted By leob1

I use the half fare senior option on NJ Transit...

I use the half fare senior option on NJ Transit all the time, I keep waiting for somebody to verify my age!
01-30-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 853
Posted By leob1

Most of this is just not true. The only part that...

Most of this is just not true. The only part that is true is about the amount of seatpost toy need for the clamp. And if you don't have enough seatpost exposed, then your frame is probably to big...
01-29-20, 09:08 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,681
Posted By leob1

At home; the ones I got for free. At the shop;...

At home; the ones I got for free.
At the shop; which ever is on top of the pile.
01-27-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,473
Posted By leob1

Removing a pound from your bike is similar to...

Removing a pound from your bike is similar to removing a pound from you body as far as riding goes. But there are more health benefits from losing a pound from you body.
01-22-20, 01:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,821
Posted By leob1

0, all things in their own time.

0, all things in their own time.
01-16-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,941
Posted By leob1

Go to a few bike shops, test ride a few bikes. A...

Go to a few bike shops, test ride a few bikes. A good shop will sell you the bike that fits your need, not just what they want to sell you. They will ask lots of questions, and spend time with you...
01-07-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 624
Posted By leob1

Older and wiser?

The wife and I spent a weekend in Cape May, NJ. Good, flat roads for riding, and the drivers aren't to bad. Saturday was warm and sunny so we rode around to a few of the beaches. And of course the...
12-16-19, 10:10 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 25,705
Posted By leob1

The cheapest bike you buy at a proper bike shop...

The cheapest bike you buy at a proper bike shop will be better than the most expensive bike you can buy at a department store.
11-06-19, 08:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,391
Posted By leob1

Leaking from overfill is the least of you...

Leaking from overfill is the least of you worries. It's a British product, so oil leaking should be expected.

Use the 20w.
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