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10-20-21, 10:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 321
Posted By tendency

Do yourself a favor and incorporate yourself as...

Do yourself a favor and incorporate yourself as an LLC or similar and get the proper insurance, liability protection etc. As others have said, you're running a business so should be setup as one.
10-19-21, 08:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 253
Posted By BCDrums

Would seem easier to get some M4 bolts,

Would seem easier to get some M4 bolts,
Forum: Commuting
10-19-21, 05:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 403
Posted By caloso

The OP's role is as a road user and taxpayer.

The OP's role is as a road user and taxpayer.
10-18-21, 01:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 191
Posted By hokiefyd

Hi, and welcome. The hybrid category is...

Hi, and welcome.

The hybrid category is (very loosely) divided into some sub-categories. The ones you appear to be considering, rightly so, are what I call "fitness" hybrids (ones like the Giant...
10-18-21, 10:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 651
Posted By gugie

Can you post another picture showing the straight...

Can you post another picture showing the straight on?

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10-18-21, 09:34 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 651
Posted By ThermionicScott

That's a tubular rim, if I'm not mistaken. You...

That's a tubular rim, if I'm not mistaken. You wouldn't be able to use 700C or 27" clincher tires on it. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-21, 06:00 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,813
Posted By Hiro11

The vaccine: 1. Dramatically reduces the chance...

The vaccine:
1. Dramatically reduces the chance of contracting Covid. The latest studies show ~70% effectiveness 120 days+ post vaccination in reducing the chance of infection.
2. Even for...
10-17-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,180
Posted By obrentharris

Is this really a problem? I have thousands of...

Is this really a problem? I have thousands of trouble-free miles on an XT derailleur with Ultegra shifters using a Wolf Tooth Tanpan. Really a very simple device with very little to go wrong. Not a...
10-16-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,145
Posted By unterhausen

Back in the '70s, I used to reattach seat stays...

Back in the '70s, I used to reattach seat stays and brake bridges pretty often. But I'm pretty sure it was only on cheap bikes. Usually lower-end French bikes.
Forum: Touring
10-16-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,709
Posted By staehpj1

I really don't find tour length to be a factor in...

I really don't find tour length to be a factor in that. My first tour was over 4300 miles and my tours are all generally at least 900-1000 miles, but I carry the same gear regardless of tour length....
10-15-21, 11:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 305
Posted By ThermionicScott

I don't think rubber actually rots from that. The...

I don't think rubber actually rots from that. The "rot" that we see on the sidewalls of car tires is from ozone and UV rays, neither of which bike tubes should experience.



That would be my...
10-15-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 409
Posted By Rolla

Instead of hunting down a cap nut, I'd spend $12...

Instead of hunting down a cap nut, I'd spend $12 on one of these:

...
10-15-21, 02:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 456
Posted By wolfchild

Modern hubs and bottom brackets with sealed...

Modern hubs and bottom brackets with sealed bearings are pretty good at keeping water out . I never had a problem.
10-14-21, 09:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 305
Posted By VegasTriker

One of the tricks I learned working in a bike...

One of the tricks I learned working in a bike shop and replacing many tubes was to always push the valve in toward the tire and then pull it back out just before inflating the tube. This made sure...
10-13-21, 05:12 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,046
Posted By Trsnrtr

I'm 70. Bought a new Colnago last Spring. This...

I'm 70. Bought a new Colnago last Spring. This may not be my last bike, who knows? Just enjoy the time given us and don't worry about what's down the road (no pun intended).
10-12-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 698
Posted By restlessswind

I just squirt a couple drops of Tri-Flow in the...

I just squirt a couple drops of Tri-Flow in the housing ends when deemed necessary.
10-12-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 698
Posted By himespau

I haven't heard of anyone using grease in years...

I haven't heard of anyone using grease in years (decades?).
10-12-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 413
Posted By cyclezen

Quote: Originally Posted by RidderAllard View...

Quote:
Originally Posted by RidderAllard View Post (https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1240310-converting-friction-downtube-shifters-brifters.html#post22264377)
Sorry i forgot to...
10-11-21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,103
Posted By jamesdak

LOL!!!!! I can't even remember the last time I...

LOL!!!!! I can't even remember the last time I was in a Walmart and certainly not for a bike.
...
10-10-21, 10:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,103
Posted By downhillmaster

Another satisfied Walmart customer :thumb:

Another satisfied Walmart customer :thumb:
10-10-21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By satbuilder

Inside the Factory-Bicycles

I just saw part of this program—they walk thru the Brooks Saddle plant and show how the saddles are made. It’s on again at 11:00 Eastern.
Smithsonian channel
10-10-21, 04:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 200
Posted By Repack Rider

45th Anniversary coming up

On October 21, 1976 I agreed to help a few friends settle an argument as to who was the fastest downhill rider on our modified "klunker" bikes. We had decided that a time trial was the way to make it...
10-10-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,302
Posted By ThermionicScott

I like how each listing claims a different...

I like how each listing claims a different "alphabet-soup" manufacturer, and how poorly photoshopped the action shots are. :lol:

Note how they clearly stuck a static image of the bike under this...
10-10-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,605
Posted By Clyde1820

Fairly ridiculous behavior, clearly violently...

Fairly ridiculous behavior, clearly violently threatening. Had he made one solid "move" against you ...

Bully, definitely. He's going to meet someone who won't tolerate being victimized, at some...
10-10-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,302
Posted By grant40

I agree with you 100%. I noticed that bikes from...

I agree with you 100%. I noticed that bikes from Walmart have increased in quality over the past 3 years. I still think there is no place for the bikes like the one that the thread is talking about...
10-09-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 550
Posted By 10 Wheels

Be Patience and Just Wait for the right Person to...

Be Patience and Just Wait for the right Person to arrive and buy it.
10-09-21, 08:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 428
Posted By Schreck83

I needed another one and the shape of the washer...

I needed another one and the shape of the washer reminded me of a 3/4" copper pipe cap. It only took about 25 minutes to fashion this one from copper. No hammering required.
...
10-08-21, 06:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 618
Posted By Dan Burkhart

If the threads have just disappeared into the...

If the threads have just disappeared into the nipple, you still have quite a ways to go before running out of thread. I would keep tightening and watch the back side of the nipple to see if it comes...
10-07-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,526
Posted By c_m_shooter

Once there is any measurable wear they need to be...

Once there is any measurable wear they need to be changed as a set, just run them til gone. Chains are cheap unless you have a new high end bike, I find a $10-$20 dollar chain once a year makes the...
10-07-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 404
Posted By sloar

My new favorite bike

Which happens to be my cheapest. But what’s not to love? Reynolds 531 frame with 700x32 tires, triple crankset and rack mounts. All on a racing geometry frame. It’s ugly but a sublime ride.



...
10-06-21, 09:24 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 3,929
Posted By Rick

You are never going to train motorists or...

You are never going to train motorists or passengers to look before they open that door. As stated there was very little time to react. The bicycle rider was riding in the door zone next to the...
10-06-21, 01:58 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,230
Posted By livedarklions

That's the big problem with trying to nail down...

That's the big problem with trying to nail down causation, they really can't observe them as they spontaneously occur because they're too infrequent to catch under laboratory conditions.

I had a...
Forum: Foo
10-06-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,131
Posted By Juan Foote

I have played around a bit with Ubuntu/Lubuntu...

I have played around a bit with Ubuntu/Lubuntu and like them both a considerable amount for getting some use out of old machines. The lite version works great for those low power 'netbook' things. I...
10-06-21, 10:20 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,230
Posted By livedarklions

For the zillionth time, there is no reason to...

For the zillionth time, there is no reason to believe that electrolytes have anything to do with workout-related cramping. It's been studied, and there appears to be no relationship whatsoever. You...
10-05-21, 10:35 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,552
Posted By Cynikal

I would vote for any modern crankset by Shimano.

I would vote for any modern crankset by Shimano.
10-05-21, 10:04 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,085
Posted By Bmach

+1 i read an article somewhere that it helps...

+1

i read an article somewhere that it helps to remove lactic acid and keeps the muscles warm.
10-05-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 464
Posted By restlessswind

I've had 3 biopsies in the past 4 years, all...

I've had 3 biopsies in the past 4 years, all negative. I have been riding a bike regularly the past 5 years. My PSA is 15. It should be closer to 2. The last biopsy was an MRI overlay. I am getting...
Forum: Touring
10-03-21, 05:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,016
Posted By big chainring

Good observations. At this point I am not...

Good observations. At this point I am not interested in investing in yet more camping equipment. We have accumulated good quality tents and bags and why purchase more. Thinking the trailer is a great...
Forum: Foo
10-03-21, 04:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 814
Posted By surveyor6

I read that Polynesian DNA has been found in a...

I read that Polynesian DNA has been found in a lot of modern day South America. That muddies the water a little more.
10-02-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 2,580
Views: 274,469
Posted By billnuke1

Sigh…

Love this guy!

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...
10-02-21, 04:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 464
Posted By cb400bill

My urologist said that anyone who thinks that...

My urologist said that anyone who thinks that cycling affects their prostate doesn't understand human anatomy.
Replies: 54
Views: 3,588
Posted By tendency

telescopes you'd give away you say? like .. what...

telescopes you'd give away you say? like .. what kinds of 'scopes? :) i've actually been wanting to get a back into astronomy.
Replies: 54
Views: 3,588
Posted By iab

I have given this some thought lately. I have...

I have given this some thought lately. I have the same mind as you, I do not need to get a nickel back on what I have spent. I have gotten back far more than my money's worth. I would add a caveat...
09-30-21, 08:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 521
Posted By robertj298

I thought this was pretty funny

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09-30-21, 04:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By oldroads

Sometimes it's best to just buy an oversized pin...

Sometimes it's best to just buy an oversized pin and file it down yourself.
09-29-21, 09:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 507
Posted By squirtdad

I have tried this with several different...

I have tried this with several different sealants, tire and tube combos. I have been succesfull with the combination of caffelatex sealant, continental racelight tubes and Continental 5000...
09-28-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,084
Posted By cxwrench

I always use plastic screws for the bottle cage...

I always use plastic screws for the bottle cage bolt holes on my cx bikes. Discrete and they won't get stuck.
09-28-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 385
Posted By jrg1244

Poor Man’s Ultrasonic Cleaner

So…. I needed to clean up some old Campy crank bolts and got sick of scrubbing and swirling the bolts around in a cup. So, I came up with this…. And it’s working! The bolts are shining like new. ...
09-28-21, 04:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 781
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

It's the ass that gets broken in. When one sits...

It's the ass that gets broken in. When one sits on a saddle, flesh is compressed. This results in low oxygenation in said tissue, which results in pain and can eventually result in cell death....
09-28-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 24,203
Posted By Frank S

Holy cow! You people are worse than the folks on...

Holy cow! You people are worse than the folks on the classic telescope forum. I can, at least, count my number of bicycles. (Don't ask about the telescopes.)

You're making my day. Thanks!
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