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Forum: Triathlon
07-27-21, 08:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,342
Posted By _ForceD_

Like Bobs indicated above…I believe the most...

Like Bobs indicated above…I believe the most important factor to consider for running shoes is the fit. And not only in size, but width. And you likely want to get a running shoe a little bigger than...
07-15-21, 11:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 216
Posted By _ForceD_

Depending on how large the peeling area is…you...

Depending on how large the peeling area is…you might try clear fingernail polish.

Dan
07-06-21, 07:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 662
Posted By _ForceD_

Can you make out the frame ID stamped into the...

Can you make out the frame ID stamped into the underside of the BB? If you can, there are outlets, like Sheldon Brown, where you can cross reference the number to the brand.

Dan
06-28-21, 07:59 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 4,539
Posted By _ForceD_

Well, there was a contentious presidential...

Well, there was a contentious presidential election, then there was a pandemic, followed by another
contentious presidential election. Also there was some civil strife, and an insurrection in...
06-14-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,319
Posted By _ForceD_

It depends on what size of jockey tire I want use...

It depends on what size of jockey tire I want use on the jockey wheel.

Dan
05-07-21, 07:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,439
Posted By _ForceD_

Would you buy it in that condition? I mean...

Would you buy it in that condition? I mean apparently TPC is known for selling quality bike in impeccable condition. IMO...the hole in the fork does make it “broken.”

Dan
04-29-21, 09:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,223
Posted By _ForceD_

Except that he made it their business when he...

Except that he made it their business when he yelled out the question to them.

Dan
04-13-21, 05:48 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,101
Posted By _ForceD_

Why would one have a bike share bike loaded in...

Why would one have a bike share bike loaded in their SUV?

Dan
04-12-21, 01:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,800
Posted By _ForceD_

Concur it’s not my/our problem. Still, my wife...

Concur it’s not my/our problem. Still, my wife and I...as a cyclist myself...didn’t want to see the guy get hurt. In regard to “10 Wheels” comment above...actually we did slow down briefly. At that...
04-12-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,800
Posted By _ForceD_

Tailgating bicyclist.

I am strictly a road cyclist. I like to think that out there on the road I am obeying rules of the road, trying to keep myself safe, and trying not to be a nuisance to drivers. Obviously not all of...
04-04-21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 834
Posted By _ForceD_

Yeah...it ‘probably’ wouldn’t make much...

Yeah...it ‘probably’ wouldn’t make much difference (using a circular clamp). But I think I’d try to stick with the existing clamp since it’s already the correct shape.
Good luck.

Dan
04-04-21, 09:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 834
Posted By _ForceD_

Oh...so there are two holes going through the...

Oh...so there are two holes going through the clamp...one above the other. Well...I’d still think you could use a QR clamp like the one I posed. You may need to drill out which ever hole you use for...
04-04-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 834
Posted By _ForceD_

It says in your OP that there are two bolts. I...

It says in your OP that there are two bolts. I see only one. You could take it out and replace it with one of these.
...
04-03-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,152
Posted By _ForceD_

I’m not a nail polish expert...but I think pretty...

I’m not a nail polish expert...but I think pretty much ALL nail polishes are that. Why not splurge the <$10 and get your own bottle to keep with your bike stuff and never have to bother wifey for...
03-29-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 958
Posted By _ForceD_

No rear brake? I don’t see the caliper, nor cable...

No rear brake? I don’t see the caliper, nor cable coming off the RIGHT lever.

Dan
03-28-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,519
Posted By _ForceD_

In a bicycle-motor vehicle confrontation...the...

In a bicycle-motor vehicle confrontation...the motor vehicle is going to win. And the operator of the bicycle is also at the mercy of the motor vehicle, and its operator. The chance of having a...
03-24-21, 08:39 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 10,290
Posted By _ForceD_

This month (March 2021) I have been “a runner”...

This month (March 2021) I have been “a runner” for 45 years. About a dozen Marathons, dozens of ½ Marathons, and lots of other races and runs in that time. As a 9th grader in the in March of 1976 I...
03-20-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 533
Posted By _ForceD_

I had a steel frame and fork powder coated and am...

I had a steel frame and fork powder coated and am very happy with the outcome. In my area, the process cost about $150. As others have pointed out when similar questions about stripping and painting...
03-18-21, 08:43 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,052
Posted By _ForceD_

Well...I haven’t broken a collar bone. But, I did...

Well...I haven’t broken a collar bone. But, I did need to have surgery for a torn rotator cuff several years ago in my early 50s. (And have had numerous other sidelining injuries/surgeries.) As an...
03-13-21, 05:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 972
Posted By _ForceD_

OK. We get it. You can and have ridden LOTS of...

OK. We get it. You can and have ridden LOTS of miles. Impressive. But that is NOT what the OP needs. Why do you keep insisting that he needs to ride 500 miles a week to get, and be heart healthy?
...
03-13-21, 10:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 972
Posted By _ForceD_

WHAT? Five-hundred miles a week is a ridiculous...

WHAT? Five-hundred miles a week is a ridiculous recommendation for this case. Yes, see a cardiologist. Yes begin slowly and increase sensibly. But you do NOT have to be able to ride 500 miles per...
03-02-21, 09:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,184
Posted By _ForceD_

Your workbench looks a little bit like mine....

Your workbench looks a little bit like mine. Large, but only about enough cleared off space for the current project. Although all my spray lubes, and other such products are on a separate shelf....
Forum: Triathlon
02-14-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,285
Posted By _ForceD_

BTW...you didn’t really mention it in your...

BTW...you didn’t really mention it in your OP...but if you aren’t accustomed to swimming in open water you need to do that as soon as possible. I know it’s frozen or too cold right now...so continue...
02-05-21, 10:33 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,459
Posted By _ForceD_

It (the letter in my OP) was in the Newport Daily...

It (the letter in my OP) was in the Newport Daily News. (I live in Portsmouth.) Being from Aquidneck Island you must be well aware of how widespread “niceholing” happens around here...not only to...
01-31-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,459
Posted By _ForceD_

Letter to the editor — The “wave of death”

Saw this on the opinion page in yesterday’s local paper. I’ve been wanting to say the same thing for years.

Dan
01-29-21, 09:42 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,240
Posted By _ForceD_

My town doesn’t have sewers...we’re all on...

My town doesn’t have sewers...we’re all on individual septic systems. So, I always consider what I’m putting into the septic tank...the amount of grease being rinsed out, down the drain, and into the...
01-27-21, 09:17 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,493
Posted By _ForceD_

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Forum: Triathlon
01-27-21, 01:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,230
Posted By _ForceD_

Give it a rest. What’s the harm in saying you...

Give it a rest. What’s the harm in saying you have feelings of elation when you’re on a traditional road bike and pass someone on a tri-specific bike? I’ve had those same feelings myself using a...
01-23-21, 04:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,667
Posted By _ForceD_

Well, there might be some times that you want the...

Well, there might be some times that you want the back sids of those articles to be solid. Maybe make the back panels removable, held in place with velcro. I have see cycling pants that the front...
01-22-21, 09:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,307
Posted By _ForceD_

Or...you could completely cut out a section using...

Or...you could completely cut out a section using the crooks initial cut. Save the piece you cut out. Insert something suitable into the down tube...like a smaller tube or a steel bar. Fill the tube...
01-08-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,587
Posted By _ForceD_

I’m contemplating experimenting with cleat...

I’m contemplating experimenting with cleat placement on an old pair of cycling shoes. I’ve got one bad knee (RIGHT) myself. Repaired torn meniscus. For me, just regular spinning isn’t painful. Even...
01-08-21, 08:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,974
Posted By _ForceD_

Does this count? Painting I just finished. “Stage...

Does this count? Painting I just finished. “Stage Victory” Acrylics on 18x24 canvas. 1/7/2021. Edvald Hagen, Norway, finishing stage 19 of the 2017 TdF. — Dan
...
01-04-21, 08:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,974
Posted By _ForceD_

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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That’s a painting I did several years ago of a...
12-30-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,779
Posted By _ForceD_

Well, rowing is an extremely aerobic-demanding...

Well, rowing is an extremely aerobic-demanding activity/sport. A neighborhood kid (friend of my son’s) is a member of the rowing crew at Yale. He’s a senior but ‘walked on’ to the crew as a freshman....
12-16-20, 06:27 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 6,699
Posted By _ForceD_

I just want to say that I’m surprised and...

I just want to say that I’m surprised and impressed that we’re on page six of this thread.

Dan
12-02-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,639
Posted By _ForceD_

If it’s happening to you into 40-60F° there might...

If it’s happening to you into 40-60F° there might be more going on than just the cold. I.e. you may have some circulatory issue that might need checked by a doc. But...I’ve read that part of this...
11-25-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 496
Posted By _ForceD_

If that’s a crack and not a scratch...yeah. The...

If that’s a crack and not a scratch...yeah. The bearing race could probably be replaced. But that crack puts your safety in danger.

Dan
11-23-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,763
Posted By _ForceD_

Home Depot has its own store brand of a citrus...

Home Depot has its own store brand of a citrus degreaser spray that works surprisingly well IMO. I use it to clean the bike components, but it is also good for cleaning your greasy hands too. I also...
11-15-20, 08:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,060
Posted By _ForceD_

Just want to add to what AlmostTrick alluded to...

Just want to add to what AlmostTrick alluded to above WRT to getting stopped in the cold due to a flat, and/or other maintenance issues. I learned this the hard way on a ride at 15°F. Depending on...
11-11-20, 04:15 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,837
Posted By _ForceD_

Concur. And I sympathize with the OP for getting...

Concur. And I sympathize with the OP for getting stranded at the side of the road. But this situation just reinforces my belief that some of the advances of bicycle components in the past 20 or so...
11-04-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,380
Posted By _ForceD_

I’m in the “don’t listen to music when I’m...

I’m in the “don’t listen to music when I’m riding” group (although if I’m doing that rare stationary ride I will). Yet, there seems to always be a song in my head, sometimes depending on where I am,...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,665
Posted By _ForceD_

Bike speedometer hitting 60 mph on a descent. ...

Bike speedometer hitting 60 mph on a descent.

Dan
Forum: Triathlon
10-12-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,699
Posted By _ForceD_

Maybe this. I Googled "Aeolus handlebar aero...

Maybe this. I Googled "Aeolus handlebar aero clip-on adapter"
...
09-04-20, 09:52 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,312
Posted By _ForceD_

I like the knitted quilt. Dan

I like the knitted quilt.

Dan
08-26-20, 08:12 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,772
Posted By _ForceD_

I’m in the “change my bar take every several...

I’m in the “change my bar take every several years not months” crowd.

I’ll bet your saddle is sweaty and smelly too. How often do you change it?

Dan
08-26-20, 04:47 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,772
Posted By _ForceD_

That's the way I wrap. I've done it for decades....

That's the way I wrap. I've done it for decades. If you wrap tight enough, the exposed edges won't curl, and the wraps won't migrate or move around. And the smallest amount necessary tucked in the...
08-23-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,501
Posted By _ForceD_

Personally, like a couple have mentioned above,...

Personally, like a couple have mentioned above, I'm kind of use to drinking water at whatever ambient temperature. Then again...there are times that I'd prefer it cool at least. A trick that I use...
08-20-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 1,565
Views: 130,652
Posted By _ForceD_

Concur with your points. Thanks. Dan

Concur with your points. Thanks.

Dan
08-20-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 335
Posted By _ForceD_

If that thing is rubber, or whatever stretchy...

If that thing is rubber, or whatever stretchy substance, I'll be it dry-rotted, cracked, and eventually broke. It might be though finding an exact replacement. But I would try something like an...
08-18-20, 08:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,081
Posted By _ForceD_

I have four active road bikes. Recently, at...

I have four active road bikes. Recently, at essentially the same time (within a week or so), I experienced them all suddenly producing a "creaking" and/or slight clunking sound from their cassette...
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