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06-26-22, 08:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 600
Posted By zandoval

There are some big studies done in 90s is...

There are some big studies done in 90s is Germany. Internal medicine Dr's found big benefits when monitoring people of various sizes and abilities. They found a key indicator was the point of...
06-26-22, 10:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 678
Posted By zandoval

Definitely the way to go. Especially with an...

Definitely the way to go. Especially with an E-Bike or a heavy Mountain Bike. Take your time setting it up. Put bracing support overhead. You may have to replace the pins on the pullys. Change out...
06-25-22, 10:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 259
Posted By zandoval

That's gotta hurt... Now what was the actual...

That's gotta hurt... Now what was the actual diagnosis? CT? MRI? Sonogram? What degree of Avulsion is it. You most likely need to have the leg immobilized with the knee at a 90° angle. And that's for...
06-25-22, 03:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 545
Posted By zandoval

I remember my brand new Liotto in 1975 had an...

I remember my brand new Liotto in 1975 had an aluminum water bottle cage. It was considered a new style and a trick must have item. I remember Giovani Jr with a cigarette hanging on his lower lip...
06-25-22, 02:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 398
Posted By zandoval

Spraying CO2 could get the part down to...

Spraying CO2 could get the part down to temperature -60°C but a CO2 cartridge would not hold enough or spray long enough to do the job. There are a number of ways to get the temp down. For instance...
Forum: Introductions
06-24-22, 04:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 198
Posted By zandoval

Welcome... Must be some nice weather oer there...

Welcome... Must be some nice weather oer there...
06-24-22, 12:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 447
Posted By zandoval

I guess its pretty much what straps you are used...

I guess its pretty much what straps you are used to. If you played sports then a "Cup" type chin strap would probably be most comfortable. For me a Mil-Spec split chin strap would be the ticket...
...
06-24-22, 12:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 267
Posted By zandoval

It was Rattle Can Rustoliume Orange. Further more...

It was Rattle Can Rustoliume Orange. Further more I did not strip off all the old paint. My objective was to get a thick, protective, durable, coat of paint on quickly. I just de-greased the frame...
Forum: Foo
06-23-22, 10:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 741
Posted By zandoval

All my computers are old so I use MX-Linux (Pure...

All my computers are old so I use MX-Linux (Pure Debian). If I purchased a new one I would probably install Linux Mint.
06-23-22, 10:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 904
Posted By zandoval

No, I don't think so. The Rustolium Enamel dries...

No, I don't think so. The Rustolium Enamel dries shinny enough. I have tried Rustolium Clear Seal in a spray can but was not impressed.
06-23-22, 06:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 267
Posted By zandoval

81 UNIVEGA Brush Paint

OK... My 12 year old rattle can paint job finally got my attention. It was in especially bad condition now that I am riding more remote torn up asphalt roads. So I removed it's components, then...
Forum: Introductions
06-23-22, 02:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 95
Posted By zandoval

WOW... Welcome Bill. 74 Mercian... Sounds nice...

WOW... Welcome Bill. 74 Mercian... Sounds nice already...
06-23-22, 02:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 141
Posted By zandoval

FYI Light Weight Master Link Breaker

Found an economical ChiCom Light Weight Master Link Breaker Tool that actually works. I made a few of these out of old 14ga spokes but they did not hold up well. These are much stronger and have just...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-22, 10:47 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,331
Posted By zandoval

Got my ridding gear on... Pre-flight Check List...

Got my ridding gear on...
Pre-flight Check List is done...
RATS!
Gotta go inside and make a deposit...
Leaving the Loo and readjusting my Helmet and Gear I realize...
I just lightened my load by...
06-23-22, 10:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 305
Posted By zandoval

I'm confused?

I'm confused?
Forum: Framebuilders
06-23-22, 09:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 803
Posted By zandoval

Definitely a job for a Frame Builder... Spotting...

Definitely a job for a Frame Builder... Spotting this crack very well may have saved your life. Get it FIXED for sure.

In the 70s when I was learning how to Road Bike with the old guys in Italy I...
Forum: Foo
06-22-22, 10:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,300
Posted By zandoval

Cable TV Hook Up Average Standard Chanels Total...

Cable TV Hook Up Average Standard Chanels
Total = About 1800 USD/yr or 150 USD/Month

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Cut Cable The Cord
...
06-21-22, 08:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 398
Posted By zandoval

Greater than 15 million hits for "Stuck Seat Post...

Greater than 15 million hits for "Stuck Seat Post Youtube"...

My last ditch trick is to alternate spraying the tube with Trifluoroethane and PB Blaster. A cheap source of Trifluoroethane or...
06-21-22, 10:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 904
Posted By zandoval

I am sold on RUSTOLIUM WHITE ENAMEL, hand painted...

I am sold on RUSTOLIUM WHITE ENAMEL, hand painted with a brush if necessary. Note that the paint needs to be thinned with PENITROL at about 20%. You will also need a good soft CAMEL HAIR brush about...
06-21-22, 10:40 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 904
Posted By zandoval

I lIke the color you chose. It fits well. For...

I lIke the color you chose. It fits well. For future reference note that any one of the PASTEL colors will work well with white tires...
...
06-20-22, 03:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 821
Posted By zandoval

Good time to learn how to true your own wheels....

Good time to learn how to true your own wheels. You can also replace your spokes with some stronger spokes. It's pretty easy to go to 13ga spokes if your are using 14ga.

Here is what it takes to...
06-20-22, 02:58 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,099
Posted By zandoval

My biggest problem is my bike shorts rolling...

My biggest problem is my bike shorts rolling under my gut flap so I sew on suspenders to keep them up over my gut. Now that Bibs are finally getting more economical I would consider a few pairs...
06-19-22, 05:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 698
Posted By zandoval

I gave the set I made to a friend of mine when I...

I gave the set I made to a friend of mine when I found a fair pair of stiff soled shoes. But I am going to make another set for a new set of shoes I just got. I'll post it here with pics when I do...
06-19-22, 05:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 568
Posted By zandoval

I personally used aSUNLITE Cloud-9 Double Gel...

I personally used aSUNLITE Cloud-9 Double Gel Bike Seat Cover ...
but that was just to break in an Origin8 Brooks knockoff. After I broke the seat in I didn't need it any more. Here are a couple I...
06-19-22, 11:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 698
Posted By zandoval

Cut out a section of aluminum in the shape of...

Cut out a section of aluminum in the shape of your Forefoot and insert it into the front of your shoe. You can shape the aluminum by beating it with a hammer if you like. It you get any releif but...
06-19-22, 10:47 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,178
Posted By zandoval

Sometimes ya can afford to let others do a...

Sometimes ya can afford to let others do a certain task for ya, but often ya find ya gotta do it yourself anyway...

Besides that it's Fun, Fun, Fun...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-22, 10:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 734
Posted By zandoval

Nice looking bike like that deserves a really...

Nice looking bike like that deserves a really good looking fork. Finding out a new fork is not fitting is in fact quite humbling. Ya keep thinking back I should have checked this or that and what can...
06-19-22, 09:19 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,229
Posted By zandoval

Gosh... Listening to the kid after the crash... I...

Gosh... Listening to the kid after the crash... I remember saying those exact words as I lie in the ditch...

Notice how at first there is the dialog of PAIN. And then the dialog of FRUSTRATION...
06-17-22, 05:37 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,752
Posted By zandoval

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Forum: Foo
06-17-22, 05:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 649
Posted By zandoval

Ha... Great... Think I get messages from God all...

Ha... Great... Think I get messages from God all the time. Unfortunately it is too easy to ignore them. Truly I should pay more attention, as should we all...
Forum: Foo
06-17-22, 02:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 649
Posted By zandoval

OK... I know which one I am going to wear... ...

OK... I know which one I am going to wear...

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06-16-22, 07:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 522
Posted By zandoval

I gave up on trying to pay attention to the...

I gave up on trying to pay attention to the charts and numbers on my ChiCom tension meter. The reason is that I have no way of calibrating it reliably. My solution to this was to just pay attention...
Forum: Touring
06-16-22, 07:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 602
Posted By zandoval

In the city even Beater Bikes are not safe. I...

In the city even Beater Bikes are not safe. I think they steal those just ta stay in practice...
06-16-22, 07:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,492
Posted By zandoval

Yep... It is quite humbling when ya know you...

Yep... It is quite humbling when ya know you should be able to get over that hill easy peasy...I spend more time in my 34T bail out gear then I would like to admit...

Or over in Galveston Texas...
06-16-22, 07:09 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,234
Posted By zandoval

There is a sharp curve on our Bastrop State Park...

There is a sharp curve on our Bastrop State Park road that has a deer crossing sign. When ridding through I heard in front of me tiers screech to a stop. At the curve was a lady stopped in her car...
06-15-22, 06:55 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 994
Posted By zandoval

For me being a 68 year old doing short rides in...

For me being a 68 year old doing short rides in Central Texas its gotta be dry, its gotta be daylight, and its gotta be between 48°F and 110°F...

Oh, and no fires... Ha
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-22, 09:46 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 757
Posted By zandoval

Oddly price does not equate to comfort. It...

Oddly price does not equate to comfort. It appears that the fanciest seats are those used in professional competition... But really... Those guys don't sit much... Ha

The search for the good...
Forum: Touring
06-14-22, 07:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 614
Posted By zandoval

I give um to a friend of mine who uses them for...

I give um to a friend of mine who uses them for forging Demascus blades. He is always interested in good steel...
06-14-22, 11:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 520
Posted By zandoval

How bad is cross-chaining? It causes increased...

How bad is cross-chaining? It causes increased wear and tear on your bicycle components. It's especially bad with older bicycle components. If the bike is adjusted well there may not be any...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-22, 11:07 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 975
Posted By zandoval

Goathead Territory! ...Rats!!!We have one little...

Goathead Territory! ...Rats!!!We have one little patch of exceptionally large goatheads in Bastrop Texas. It is right down by the river on a dry single track that is both picturesque and slowly...
06-13-22, 05:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 861
Posted By zandoval

So what happens when your neighbor's kid comes...

So what happens when your neighbor's kid comes crying to your front door asking for his bike back?

In any case its a nice find yes...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-22, 01:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 975
Posted By zandoval

If you decide to replace the tires here is a very...

If you decide to replace the tires here is a very good option...

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06-13-22, 08:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 475
Posted By zandoval

Nice Bike!!! Maybe ya just need to change a few...

Nice Bike!!! Maybe ya just need to change a few things...

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06-12-22, 09:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 568
Posted By zandoval

Well there is no perfect seat but the search goes...

Well there is no perfect seat but the search goes on. A wide seat is most important. You can go for these seats with springs and other do dads built into them but its really not worth it. Even the...
06-12-22, 09:42 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,229
Posted By zandoval

On a motorcycle I learned to lay the bike down...

On a motorcycle I learned to lay the bike down and hang on. It works. I avoided serious injury twice by laying my motorcycle down and sliding along with it. To bad I could not remember how to do that...
06-12-22, 07:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 693
Posted By zandoval

WOW!!! When it comes to bicycles ya don't need...

WOW!!! When it comes to bicycles ya don't need Google, ya just need T-Mar!!!
06-12-22, 09:43 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,895
Posted By zandoval

DUH!!! I'll put my 2 cents in... I run several...

DUH!!! I'll put my 2 cents in...
I run several different tires on the few bikes I have. Some are with big and some with thin small tires.
I look at the side of the tire where it's embossed the MAX...
06-11-22, 11:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 348
Posted By zandoval

Yep... I got the same problem on my PR-10. I am...

Yep... I got the same problem on my PR-10. I am still having problems even though I went to a long cage derailleur. It is my derailleur hanger it self. It is a Simplex hanger that I threaded in order...
Forum: Foo
06-11-22, 09:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 741
Posted By zandoval

Without God... "If your Good, you live...

Without God...

"If your Good, you live forever. If your Bad, you die when you die..."
06-11-22, 09:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 844
Posted By zandoval

Don't feel bad about changing out components on...

Don't feel bad about changing out components on your bike ta give ya a better ride.

Long cage derailleur
34T Bail out gear in the back
38T Ring in the front
Stay with friction shifting

Be...
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