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05-22-22, 10:14 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,975
Posted By JW Fas

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The blue circle represents where the first incident occurred. This wasn't...
05-07-22, 03:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,291
Posted By DeadSlow

Also take into account that some pressures...

Also take into account that some pressures mentioned look exceedingly high because they are different tyres. On another forum I see a lot of guys tell people 90psi is the pressure to be at without...
04-27-22, 05:34 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,413
Posted By Milton Keynes

My credit is so bad they won't even accept my...

My credit is so bad they won't even accept my cash.
04-14-22, 09:17 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 13,569
Posted By 79pmooney

I bought a Bell Biker spring 1977 when I knew I'd...

I bought a Bell Biker spring 1977 when I knew I'd be racing Cat 3/4 and I also knew I wasn't fast enough to ride the front most of the time. That fall I was riding to a group ride with a friend of...
04-14-22, 05:15 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,544
Posted By flangehead

Pop rivets

Since I have a supply of these in aluminum, Iíve used them. The solid actuating pin slides off. IIRC 3/32 but measure, my memory is fading fast.
...
04-05-22, 09:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,564
Posted By SalsaShark

In my experience, if the caliper arms are stiff...

In my experience, if the caliper arms are stiff enough to not flex in use, the seat stays will flex instead. This flex is usually a byproduct of the braking system having more than adequate power...
03-17-22, 07:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 799
Posted By dedhed

Silicone greases are recommended for rubber and...

Silicone greases are recommended for rubber and plastics.
I personally use Napa sil glyde, Honda Shin-Etsu, or Dow molykote 55 on o rings and rubber seals
03-14-22, 10:18 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,999
Posted By sjanzeir

This species isn't native to these parts.

This species isn't native to these parts.
03-10-22, 08:46 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,924
Posted By Juan Foote

As reflector guy (and possibly others) pointed...

As reflector guy (and possibly others) pointed out, if you use eBay and other methods where you sell via a wire service (Paypal and such) you will be 1099 for all transactions. It makes no note of...
03-04-22, 08:40 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,992
Posted By Mad Honk

Well I think I used to be pretty good. I managed...

Well I think I used to be pretty good. I managed a shop that moved a lot of $200 bikes through the doors in 1982 at least enough for $1M in sales. But that was 40 years ago, and I'm not sure I can...
02-08-22, 03:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,073
Posted By rccardr

Tange. Well made, good variety of sizes, often...

Tange. Well made, good variety of sizes, often under $20.
12-21-21, 08:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,216
Posted By bikemike73

Thanks grizzly59 and all I remember my friend...

Thanks grizzly59 and all
I remember my friend who owned a bike shop,who is a campy expert showed me a set ot these in aluminum finish. He said they are VERY valuable.
I think I will keep the...
11-26-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 749
Posted By mitchmellow62

Is there a cable guide on the underside of the BB...

Is there a cable guide on the underside of the BB shell held by a screw? I've had situations where the screw is long enough to interfere with the BB "housing" and cause binding. Hopefully I have my...
11-20-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,194
Posted By trackhub

In decades of Bicycling, and yes, driving too, I...

In decades of Bicycling, and yes, driving too, I have learned that very stupid people, and hyper-aggressive types, can drive anything, from old battered pickups to expensive European SUVs.
Makes,...
11-20-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,972
Posted By rydabent

The one that really annoyed me was the old guy in...

The one that really annoyed me was the old guy in the walker behind me that yelled "on your left" :)
11-06-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 7,075
Posted By Kapusta

The reason some cycling clubs donít want you to...

The reason some cycling clubs donít want you to show up with flat bars or flat pedals is not because theyíre afraid youíre going to be slow.

They are afraid youíre going to keep up.
11-05-21, 09:06 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,836
Posted By woodcraft

We're pretty sure that's not the issue or the OP...

We're pretty sure that's not the issue or the OP would have complained that the bike didn't go because no chainrings.
10-24-21, 07:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,584
Posted By jaxgtr

Jeez, people need to pull a stick out of the...

Jeez, people need to pull a stick out of the butt and stop the gotcha politics.
10-21-21, 10:22 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,881
Posted By AJW2W11E

lol I love lawyers and law firms. Especially the...

lol I love lawyers and law firms. Especially the big box firms that have hundreds of them, all trying to climb the ladder. I can just imagine them trying to turn a bad brake pad into a 300k lawsuit ....
10-21-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,881
Posted By TiHabanero

At the car lot we sell used cars "As Is", however...

At the car lot we sell used cars "As Is", however that in no way protects us from personal injury liability. Our wrenches go through every car top to bottom and repair what needs to be repaired....
10-21-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,881
Posted By macstuff

If you don't have a business set-up, with...

If you don't have a business set-up, with liability insurance, and probably a bond required for mechanical work, you shouldn't do it.
ANY American can be sued for faulty workmanship and the results...
10-12-21, 07:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,185
Posted By canopus

You can get a 1/4" beam type at Oreilly for 26 ...

You can get a 1/4" beam type at Oreilly for 26
https://www.oreillyauto.com/detail/c/performance-tool/performance-tool-1-4-inch-drive-torque-wrench/pfm0/m195?q=torque+wrench&pos=9

or Cheaper on...
10-07-21, 04:45 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,308
Posted By Miele Man

I'd check for alloy 27" wheels at a local bicycle...

I'd check for alloy 27" wheels at a local bicycle co-op if you're fortunate enough to have one near you. Alloy rims give far better braking when wet even if the wetness is from riding through a...
10-06-21, 07:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 574
Posted By Digger Goreman

When I finally did get a positive search, this...

When I finally did get a positive search, this was exactly what I came up with! When I go to replace, I think this will be the winner... thanks,Grizzly59 :)
10-06-21, 01:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,855
Posted By bikingshearer

I'm with SurferRosa. Unless you want to replace...

I'm with SurferRosa. Unless you want to replace the entire BB for some reason, leave the fixed cup alone. It isn't hard to clean and regrease the bearing race with the fixed cup in place, and you...
10-06-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,112
Posted By RH Clark

Just keep trying to get good nutrition ,adequate...

Just keep trying to get good nutrition ,adequate rest and exercise and your body will adapt to whatever is optimal for what you want to do with it. Pump iron all day and it will develop large muscles...
10-05-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,855
Posted By SurferRosa

I would guess only the headset is French. Leave...

I would guess only the headset is French. Leave the BB fixed up in place, and you won't have to worry about the bb threading. Pedals are standard. Just start tearing it down and see what works and...
10-04-21, 08:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 949
Posted By Deetox

Acetone will work or you can buy this stuff: ...

Acetone will work or you can buy this stuff:
https://www.amazon.com/Bestine-Solvent-Thinner-Rubber-Cement/dp/B004O7HM38/

Also a good idea to store the can upside down to prevent air from getting...
10-01-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,297
Posted By ThermionicScott

People seem to have forgotten how many problems...

People seem to have forgotten how many problems this solves. :D
09-27-21, 08:19 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 15,692
Posted By RGMN

I doubt his friends think it's funny. They're...

I doubt his friends think it's funny. They're probably pissed the cyclist damaged his truck.
09-26-21, 08:09 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,936
Posted By Crankycrank

Stop trying to modify your freehub body. A recipe...

Stop trying to modify your freehub body. A recipe for disaster. Buy one that suits your needs.
09-25-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,544
Posted By brian3069

Lucas x-tra heavy duty grease looks, smells and...

Lucas x-tra heavy duty grease looks, smells and tastes like Park polylube for a fraction of the price.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 713
Posted By Iride01

Sure, but not likely to be a manufacturing fault,...

Sure, but not likely to be a manufacturing fault, IMO.[/color]

Yes, but if your tire size is within the suggested range for the tube, then I wouldn't think so. Unless maybe it got twisted somehow...
09-08-21, 06:55 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,275
Posted By GlennR

When i was a kid I pulled broken bikes out of the...

When i was a kid I pulled broken bikes out of the trash and mix-n-matched parts.. I rode the rap out of them.

I guess it was better than walking and I didn't care what others thought.
09-07-21, 10:44 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 10,530
Posted By canklecat

The rider making a U-turn without looking or...

The rider making a U-turn without looking or signally was primarily at fault. But I always assume everyone on the MUP is smoking weed, drunk on high ABV essential oil IPAs, and choking down MDMA...
09-05-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 8,960
Posted By caloso

Just to even things out, I wear a cycling jersey...

Just to even things out, I wear a cycling jersey and bibs when I play rugby.
09-03-21, 12:02 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,291
Posted By Toadmeister

This thread is worthless without pics…

This thread is worthless without pics…
09-01-21, 01:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,129
Posted By 70sSanO

I’m a few years when everything is tubeless,...

I’m a few years when everything is tubeless, every mfg will have storage space for tubes, levers, a patch kit, and CO2.

John
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-21, 12:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,569
Posted By CliffordK

A few years ago I blew off about 2" or 3" of...

A few years ago I blew off about 2" or 3" of bead. We're not talking about a couple of little thorns. But, nothing holding the side of the tire on.

I didn't have any Gorilla tape, but I had my...
08-29-21, 03:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,057
Posted By HillRider

One other thing to watch for. The lower pulley...

One other thing to watch for. The lower pulley may be "directional", i.e. it's designed to rotate one way and there will be an arrow molded into it showing which way. I recently disassembled my...
08-23-21, 05:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,685
Posted By gobicycling

Teeny, Teeny, Tiny Tris

In my low 80's, one of my challenging activities is teeny, teeny, tiny tris. This is a 45 minute swim, about a 1.5 mile walk (can't run much any more), and a 10 mile ride, all in the same morning....
08-23-21, 02:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 840
Posted By Badger6

If I understand your question francesgumm, you...

If I understand your question francesgumm, you are trying to lower the bar relative to the seat, correct? Have you considered a "higher" angle stem, and then flipping it over? For instance, if the...
08-14-21, 02:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,021
Posted By CliffordK

Is this an new cassette, or the same one you...

Is this an new cassette, or the same one you previously had on the bike?

Any chance you added an extra spacer? A new cassette may come with an extra spacer for behind the cassette for an 11-speed...
08-06-21, 06:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 609
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

SS has shown to be a poor bearing material, or at...

SS has shown to be a poor bearing material, or at least the cost to make a good SS bearing seems to be greater then what manufacturers think their bike customers want to spend. Just look at the...
08-06-21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,253
Posted By mdarnton

It doesnít unless you measure yourself for pants...

It doesnít unless you measure yourself for pants by jamming a book as far up in your crotch as you can get it and using it as a square against the wall to measure the distance from the floor to the...
07-25-21, 10:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,237
Posted By trailangel

Looking at it... my guess is that cable is on the...

Looking at it... my guess is that cable is on the wrong side of the pinch bolt.
07-21-21, 12:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 715
Posted By caloso

I've done this. Depending on the height of the...

I've done this. Depending on the height of the rails, you might want to take the pedals off so they don't scrape the roof.
07-18-21, 05:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,505
Posted By JohnDThompson

I like linseed oil. It lubricates while you're...

I like linseed oil. It lubricates while you're building the wheel, then hardens over the course of a couple days into a varnish that locks the threads, but not so much that the wheel can't be trued...
07-11-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 645
Posted By j13ag

Fixed.

A followup to the post...
The solution to this problem was really just a good cleaning. The steps were:
- thoroughly clean rotors and pads with acetone
- sand down the surface of the existing...
07-08-21, 06:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,014
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Peace of mind beats increasing paranoia the...

Peace of mind beats increasing paranoia the further you get from home.
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