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Forum: Foo
10-20-21, 08:53 AM
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Posted By 3alarmer

.. ...recently arrested and required to post a...

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...recently arrested and required to post a court appearance bond, for mooning the mayor and the entire city council in a closed door meeting.
Forum: Foo
10-19-21, 10:51 PM
Replies: 17,584
Views: 979,142
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...even after all these years, he still loves...

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...even after all these years, he still loves to moonwalk.
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Forum: Foo
10-19-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 17,584
Views: 979,142
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...likes to discuss important topics of the...

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...likes to discuss important topics of the day in teh P+R. Just recently, he started a thread with the title, "What if Michael Jackson had gone with the catch phrase, 'Can't Touch This', before...
Forum: Foo
10-19-21, 02:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 725
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...I held my breath from January 2017 until...

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...I held my breath from January 2017 until January of 2021. I'm tired of holding my breath. :(
10-19-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 163
Posted By 3alarmer

...I think the website where I buy Conti tubes in...

...I think the website where I buy Conti tubes in bulk numbers recently started recommending the larger 25x32 tubes in 25's as under less elastic stretch, thus less prone to flatting than an 18x25....
Forum: Foo
10-19-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 17,584
Views: 979,142
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...people who know him often wonder how he...

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...people who know him often wonder how he got the nickname, "Sprinkles".
10-19-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 210
Posted By 3alarmer

...the only thing you might find problematic, is...

...the only thing you might find problematic, is holding the cone stationary in the right spot, as you adjust the newly cleaned and greased assembly. Everything else is a pretty standard cup and cone...
Forum: Foo
10-19-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 17,584
Views: 979,142
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...often finds himself wishing he were pink,...

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...often finds himself wishing he were pink, like me.
Forum: Foo
10-18-21, 08:12 PM
Replies: 17,584
Views: 979,142
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...he would be willing to settle for just the...

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...he would be willing to settle for just the subscription to "Buxom Ladies of the UK" magazine.
Forum: Foo
10-18-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 17,584
Views: 979,142
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...he wants it all. An eternal lifetime of...

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...he wants it all. An eternal lifetime of immorality, America Great Again, a subscription to "Buxom Ladies of the UK", and as much pecan pie as he can eat.
Forum: Foo
10-18-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 17,584
Views: 979,142
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...the full time pursuit of immorality is at...

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...the full time pursuit of immorality is at the same time a more realistic, and an achievable goal.
This goes toward his goal oriented approach to life, and his hopes to be remembered, after he...
Forum: Foo
10-18-21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 17,584
Views: 979,142
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...has decided to give up the pursuit of...

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...has decided to give up the pursuit of immortality, and dedicate himself full time to the pursuit of immorality.
10-18-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By 3alarmer

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Forum: Foo
10-18-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 17,584
Views: 979,142
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...inspired by our recent collegial exchange...

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...inspired by our recent collegial exchange on the pursuit of immortality, he has now stopped moving altogether. Science marches on (but he remains in stasis.)
Forum: Foo
10-18-21, 09:12 AM
Replies: 17,584
Views: 979,142
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...in a genius inspired attempt to achieve...

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...in a genius inspired attempt to achieve immortality, he has stopped winding his watch.
10-17-21, 10:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 370
Posted By 3alarmer

...I have a tendency to build rear wheels with 14...

...I have a tendency to build rear wheels with 14 gauge spokes, and often don't bother with anything other than simple, straight gauge spokes (unbutted). On a Park gauge, that number of about 25 is...
10-17-21, 09:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 432
Posted By 3alarmer

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10-17-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 432
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...we're supposed to wear pants here ? :wtf:

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...we're supposed to wear pants here ? :wtf:
Forum: Foo
10-17-21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 17,584
Views: 979,142
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...in his long career as a serial killer (so...

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...in his long career as a serial killer (so far unidentified by the police), his trademark modus is to suck the life out of his victims, using an ordinary toilet plunger.
10-17-21, 03:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,025
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...strangely enough, the original rationale...

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...strangely enough, the original rationale for forming a bike collective here in my town (I was there), was the idea that there are some specialized tools, for working on bicycles, that are too...
Forum: Foo
10-17-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 17,584
Views: 979,142
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...after many years of riding the bus, he has...

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...after many years of riding the bus, he has decided he prefers to be under the bus. That way, he can just lie there, and let the bus do all the work.
Replies: 11
Views: 342
Posted By 3alarmer

...probably, but with a tab mounted front...

...probably, but with a tab mounted front derailleur like that bike has, how well it works depends on how much you shrink down the chainwheels. Yu're limited in how far you can drop it down. Not sure...
Forum: Foo
10-16-21, 11:39 PM
Replies: 17,584
Views: 979,142
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...in answer to Kesey's famous statement,...

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...in answer to Kesey's famous statement, "You're either on the bus, or you're off the bus," he responded, "That's a false dichotomy, Ken. I am the bus."
Forum: Foo
10-16-21, 07:52 PM
Replies: 17,584
Views: 979,142
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...when he left the house this morning, he...

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...when he left the house this morning, he grabbed his hat and grabbed his coat, left his worries on the doorstep. He then directed his feet, to the sunny side of the street.
10-16-21, 07:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 231
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...painting over chrome in the 70's and 80's...

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...painting over chrome in the 70's and 80's was quite common. I'm currently repainting a fully chromed Fuji Finest, and have another one back in the line for next summer.
You should check with a...
10-16-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,025
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...what I said: ...what...

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...what I said:





...what Stewart seems to think I said:
10-16-21, 12:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,025
Posted By 3alarmer

...the only logical conclusion is that all those...

...the only logical conclusion is that all those replacement units manufactured and installed over the years, by bike shops and home repairmen, were largely unnecessary. What a ripoff. :mad: This...
Forum: Foo
10-16-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 17,584
Views: 979,142
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...his action figure sits around, by the...

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...his action figure sits around, by the fireplace, drinking brandy and watching porn on a laptop. #the_truth_is_out_there.
10-16-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,025
Posted By 3alarmer

. BOTTOM BRACKETS, CRANK AXLES AND BEARINGS:...

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BOTTOM BRACKETS, CRANK AXLES AND BEARINGS: YOUR GUIDE TO A COMPATIBLE FIT (https://cyclingtips.com/2018/09/bottom-bracket-crank-axles-bearings-compatibility/)

...or, "Why this discussion is a...
10-16-21, 10:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 111
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...if by bottoming out, you mean that the...

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...if by bottoming out, you mean that the crank socket is hitting the end of your Stronglight spindle when you tighten the bolt, I would not presume another JIS taper will fix your problem. If you...
Forum: Foo
10-16-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 17,584
Views: 979,142
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...in real life, he is a wealthy heir to...

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...in real life, he is a wealthy heir to millions of dollars. He's only here in the lies thread when he feels inclined toward a cheap thrill, slumming it amidst the unwashed masses.
10-15-21, 11:17 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,025
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...a long time ago, I copied and saved this...

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...a long time ago, I copied and saved this off the FSA website. I think it's gone now, but it gives some perspectives on the mechanical design and manufacturing/assembly realities of why and how...
10-15-21, 10:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,025
Posted By 3alarmer

...this is classic you, Stewart. Somehow, even...

...this is classic you, Stewart. Somehow, even though you agree that there seems to be no real superior benefit to an external BB setup, you are in here managing to disagree, simply for the sake of...
10-15-21, 06:35 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,025
Posted By 3alarmer

...it's difficult to say from this whether you...

...it's difficult to say from this whether you are agreeing with me or disagreeing with me. Which is about what I have come to expect from you. Thank you for yet another opinion. We all have them.
10-15-21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,025
Posted By 3alarmer

....everything you have written in this post is...

....everything you have written in this post is subject to some debate. Outboard bearing setups are certainly lighter.
But in actual practice, they often end up with a shorter service life than a...
10-15-21, 10:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 489
Posted By 3alarmer

...I have absolutely no idea. Some kind of makers...

...I have absolutely no idea. Some kind of makers mark for the seat lug ?
Replies: 3
Views: 166
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...Park Pre was the company started up in...

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...Park Pre was the company started up in 1989 after Cozy Yamakoshi, a product and development manager, left Diamond Back to start his own company. You can read more about it here at this link...
10-14-21, 10:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 489
Posted By 3alarmer

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10-14-21, 06:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,070
Posted By 3alarmer

...me too. I have been unable to ride some days...

...me too. I have been unable to ride some days in the past couple of months, here in California, because of all the smoke in the air. Now I feel better about having moved here. Thanks to everyone.
...
10-14-21, 05:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 540
Posted By 3alarmer

...good luck on your extended tour after...

...good luck on your extended tour after retirement. You're going to need it. :)
Forum: Foo
10-14-21, 05:04 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,514
Posted By 3alarmer

...my brother in law's mom, Marion, who was...

...my brother in law's mom, Marion, who was pretty sharp and had a razor wit right on through her old age (she died a few years back), was a big Lemony Snicket fan. She read all the books, long...
10-14-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 540
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...not sure I understand why you wouldn't...

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...not sure I understand why you wouldn't just put drop bars on an older mountain bike, bought used, and modify whatever else you need to change, like the brakes and levers ? So I'll just butt...
Forum: Foo
10-14-21, 11:45 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,514
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...points awarded for the Lemony Snicket...

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...points awarded for the Lemony Snicket reference in a thread about lurking.
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Forum: Foo
10-14-21, 11:39 AM
Replies: 17,584
Views: 979,142
Posted By 3alarmer

...if he had a dollar for every time he's done...

...if he had a dollar for every time he's done this, he'd be a millionaire.
Forum: Foo
10-14-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 17,584
Views: 979,142
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...retired in luxury after making his fortune...

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...retired in luxury after making his fortune selling permanent, do it yourself, spray on tattoos, on late night TV. "Instant Ink is the new, modern, painless way to permanently mark your skin !!!...
10-13-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 231
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...the older French standards for front hub...

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...the older French standards for front hub OLD were more like 92 and 96mm (that I have seen.)
The last time I offered an opinion on Crescent bikes, some guy was all over me like white on rice....
Forum: Foo
10-13-21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,514
Posted By 3alarmer

...I call BS. Ain't no way I can get any...

...I call BS. Ain't no way I can get any stranger. I am maxed out on strange. I am a stranger in a strange land.
Forum: Foo
10-13-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,514
Posted By 3alarmer

...back when I still ate that stuff, In-n-Out...

...back when I still ate that stuff, In-n-Out burger was considered pretty high class grub, for a fast food carryout place.
And they have those great bumper stickers, that can be carved up to say...
Forum: Foo
10-13-21, 07:19 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,514
Posted By 3alarmer

...Trollheim was doomed, from the first moment...

...Trollheim was doomed, from the first moment Melania Trump started her campaign against internet bullying.
Let it go, man. Eventually the archives will be discovered by cultural historians,...
Forum: Foo
10-13-21, 07:08 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,514
Posted By 3alarmer

...they sell a corn/wheat tortilla here at Trader...

...they sell a corn/wheat tortilla here at Trader Joe's. 'Course, you'd probly need to drive all the way to Austin. :innocent:
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