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Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-22, 09:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 725
Posted By mcours2006

I chuckled at reading that sentence.:lol: A...

I chuckled at reading that sentence.:lol:

A pair of large ski goggles will work for you, if you don't mind the dorky appearance. Though I don't wear corrective glasses, I find that when I wear...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-22, 04:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,481
Posted By ooga-booga

avoiding the group ride.

avoiding the group ride.
12-12-22, 10:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 103
Posted By FBinNY

Assuming they're in good shape. Yes.

Assuming they're in good shape. Yes.
12-10-22, 10:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 200
Posted By FBinNY

Yes, it's normal and absolutely HAS to be this...

Yes, it's normal and absolutely HAS to be this way. Having the cassette overhang slightly allows the lockring compress the cassette instead of bottoming against the freehub.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-22, 08:56 AM
Replies: 1,280
Views: 321,487
Posted By bampilot06

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-22, 04:46 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,609
Posted By bampilot06

Ritchey. It has already been said, and the only...

Ritchey. It has already been said, and the only one that needs to be said.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-22, 03:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,805
Posted By Iride01

You talking to me? It's a path you are going...

You talking to me?

It's a path you are going to have to find out on your own. Maybe I'll make a video one day.

But think about it. When mounting the tire, if that first side goes on with no...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-22, 12:30 PM
Replies: 1,280
Views: 321,487
Posted By Shadco

Very late to this thread but here is my Roadie I...

Very late to this thread but here is my Roadie I built in 2005

Record hubs and brakes Mavic Pro rims DT Swiss spokes
Chorus drivetrain
Chris King Headset
Easton carbon forks and bars, alloy...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-22, 04:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 960
Posted By terrymorse

You could do a lot worse than a Ritchey road...

You could do a lot worse than a Ritchey road frame (https://ritcheylogic.com/bike/frames/road-logic-50th-anniversary-frameset). If you can get one.
08-07-22, 09:55 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,195
Posted By Camilo

No this has never crossed anyone's mind. To prove...

No this has never crossed anyone's mind. To prove this, do a search on "mirror" and you'll find absolutely nothing.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 06:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,305
Posted By WhyFi

It's a shame that there are so few manufacturers...

It's a shame that there are so few manufacturers of (truly) wide cycling shoes and that the two most prominent (Lake and Bont) have the worst distribution in the biz.
08-05-22, 12:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 177
Posted By gfk_velo

Yes, they are but you appear to have them...

Yes, they are but you appear to have them correctly assembled.

The upper (guide) pulley is labelled as such and is unidirerectional. The lower (idler) pulley is labelled and has a direction of...
07-28-22, 07:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,324
Posted By Chuck M

I have used these to mount hanging desks with PCs...

I have used these to mount hanging desks with PCs setting on them on drywall with no problem. They claim they hold 265 lbs in 1/2-in drywall. That is enough to mount a 1967 Schwinn Breeze. What do...
07-26-22, 10:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,164
Posted By gfk_velo

The preload washer imparts, when compressed to...

The preload washer imparts, when compressed to the degree allowed by the tolerance given for BB shell width, a pre-load in the *correct* range, as specified by Schaeffler, who make the bearing.
It's...
07-06-22, 06:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 483
Posted By Barry2

+1 on this stuff. Its all I use on bar tape...

+1 on this stuff.
Its all I use on bar tape ends.
it never comes loose, itís soft under your palms and there is no glue to migrate out on hot days.

Barry
07-06-22, 06:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 483
Posted By John Nolan

I would suggest trying a self-fusing silicone...

I would suggest trying a self-fusing silicone tape.
03-19-22, 09:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 954
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Back in the day the few anal of us would take...

Back in the day the few anal of us would take apart their "cheap 10-speed" hubs and repack them with grinding compound (think grease w/ grit). Then we would spin the axle w/ a hand drill while we...
02-21-22, 04:39 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 22,019
Posted By gfk_velo

As promised, here's the text from our primer on...

As promised, here's the text from our primer on oils and greases. Please use as you wish but any reproduction should carry the Copyright note.Lubricants and Greases

Lubrication oils

Lubrication...
02-03-22, 09:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,076
Posted By 50PlusCycling

Actually, as much as I like cycling, I am not...

Actually, as much as I like cycling, I am not looking forward to the end of the ski season.
01-31-22, 01:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 467
Posted By dsbrantjr

I have worked in both military and space and the...

I have worked in both military and space and the use of crimped terminations was common and is getting more so. Even with trained assemblers using thermal strippers and anti-wicking tweezers and all...
01-30-22, 04:42 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 22,019
Posted By gfk_velo

Theres a lot of folk here who dont appear to know...

Theres a lot of folk here who dont appear to know much about oils, greases and the interactions between the oil the soap, other thickeners and the assemblis that theyre used in. Its a whole complex...
11-23-21, 08:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 850
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Back in that day a thin "plastic" grip/tube were...

Back in that day a thin "plastic" grip/tube were often slid over these bars. Origin8 has a couple of versions (ask your LBS to check out JBI, a supplier). There are likely other versions including...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,224
Posted By WhyFi

What are we, some god-forsaken triathletes?

What are we, some god-forsaken triathletes?
11-16-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 810
Posted By Crankycrank

A few things that have worked for me. -Dawn...

A few things that have worked for me.
-Dawn dishsoap poured directly on the stain and let sit for awhile and do some light scrubbing before rinsing. Avoid using hot water until the stain is gone as...
11-08-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,898
Posted By livedarklions

I found a lot of things that happened when I wore...

I found a lot of things that happened when I wore gloves were completely counter-intuitive. I actually got much bigger calluses wearing gloves than bare handed, and with padding, that was even worse....
11-08-21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,898
Posted By livedarklions

I only ride with gloves in the cold and what I...

I only ride with gloves in the cold and what I notice is that I unconsciously squeeze the bars harder with my hands to make up for the lack of feel of direct contact--it feels like my hands are less...
10-28-21, 03:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,788
Posted By thook

looks just fine to me. well, except it's as mr....

looks just fine to me. well, except it's as mr. 66 suspected. you need to loosen that bottom screw and tighten the top until the gaps are equal enough
10-28-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,788
Posted By Mr. 66

I think the bars and stem are ok, to me it looks...

I think the bars and stem are ok, to me it looks like the bolts for the bar mount were not evenly tightened. I bet the bottom has almost no gap. Steel stem is not common.
09-30-21, 02:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 942
Posted By Ghazmh

I tried it with Stan’s sealant. On separate...

I tried it with Stan’s sealant. On separate occasions I had a puncture on each tire and each time the sealant made a mess and did not seal the punctures. I gave up on the idea.
09-23-21, 06:51 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,645
Posted By Hypno Toad

I didn't read all the posts in the thread (I'm...

I didn't read all the posts in the thread (I'm kinda lazy) ... so this might be repeating earlier posts:

Not all rail-trail 'gravel' is the same, so tires that work on 'your' rail-trail might not...
09-12-21, 08:48 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,626
Posted By ThermionicScott

We puritan Americans don't feel right unless...

We puritan Americans don't feel right unless something is forbidden... ;)
08-13-21, 07:46 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,612
Posted By livedarklions

The stick shift on the Stingray would have made...

The stick shift on the Stingray would have made the crossbar rather unpleasant!

I and some other Minnesotans were trying to figure out the origin of "buck". All we could come up with was maybe a...
08-12-21, 09:05 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,612
Posted By livedarklions

Did you give a buck?

According to a bunch of people on Facebook, a phrase I thought was universal was actually unique to Minnesota.

When I was a kid, we would call giving someone a ride on the back of our bikes...
08-12-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 994
Posted By veganbikes

Use the Jagwire Elite Link housing and you will...

Use the Jagwire Elite Link housing and you will do well.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,036
Posted By Sy Reene

PDW Shiny Object ftw ...

PDW Shiny Object ftw
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08-07-21, 06:31 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,836
Posted By datlas

Campagnolo C Record ...

Campagnolo C Record


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08-01-21, 07:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 579
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Google 15% drop pressure, consult chart. Adjust...

Google 15% drop pressure, consult chart. Adjust to taste.
07-28-21, 06:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,162
Posted By chaadster

No, and yes. It’s all about chainline…and...

No, and yes.

It’s all about chainline…and you’ll hear if your bike doesn’t have a good one for cross chaining.

That said, while I do it typically and without concern— I’m gonna get up that damn...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-21, 11:41 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 10,710
Posted By SoSmellyAir

I am using Gulf Wax on its own for now. I also...

I am using Gulf Wax on its own for now. I also bought a kilogram of Silca wax; I figured both Silca and Zero Friction deserve my business after I researched and analyzed their instructions so...
07-23-21, 12:30 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,140
Posted By livedarklions

I don't care if they call it accident or crash,...

I don't care if they call it accident or crash, but what is galling about the language is the headline calls this a "bicycling accident". According to the story, the bicycling was fine. The driver...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-21, 03:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,768
Posted By spelger

what's wrong with just stopping at the damn stop...

what's wrong with just stopping at the damn stop sign? or is that taboo?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-21, 07:15 AM
Replies: 2,937
Views: 482,240
Posted By Bikerdrummer

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/1038e1be_83cf_4c33_8f31_840b15025573_86e963051030cd2d0f5e57b982b206773dadf286.jpeg35 mile ride in Brooklyn in the hot humid summer...
07-18-21, 05:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,154
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...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-21, 07:10 AM
Replies: 2,937
Views: 482,240
Posted By ultrarider7

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1333/51317081160_874fb30c74_k_5c30b4a21e1d09293e413d6e63e11b36ef7a9176.jpg
Medicine Lake near Minneapolis, MN
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-21, 01:50 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,000
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, the last organized ride that I've done was...

Yeah, the last organized ride that I've done was the TdT a handful of years ago. I was surprised with how many people they had volunteering; I can see how they'd be a pain trying to shepherd you if...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,000
Posted By Bald Paul

Maybe next time pin on a warning? ...

Maybe next time pin on a warning?

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 2,937
Views: 482,240
Posted By WhyFi

Might as well make it three in a row from MN...

Might as well make it three in a row from MN (there's water under the bridge, somewhere :p) -
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-21, 07:35 PM
Replies: 2,937
Views: 482,240
Posted By DQRider

Mississippi Pub, Inver Grove Heights, MN

One of the stops on The Long Way Home from work.

https://i.imgur.com/aC2589N.png

That boat with the red hull... Man!

.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-21, 07:17 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,552
Posted By Andy Somnifac

That would indicate to me that the chain catcher...

That would indicate to me that the chain catcher wasn't set up properly. When in proper adjustment, there shouldn't be room for the chain to slip between the inside of the ring and the catcher.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-21, 08:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,440
Posted By WhyFi

I'm a non-glove person and I'm a fan of Bontrager...

I'm a non-glove person and I'm a fan of Bontrager GrippyTack.
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