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08-14-22, 02:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 345
Posted By epnnf

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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been using it for years; work good
08-13-22, 05:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 345
Posted By epnnf

Yep. As soon as I cut it, it 'exploded' to the...

Yep. As soon as I cut it, it 'exploded' to the shape you see. I couldnt believe it.
FWIW, the new cable the shop gave me was not given to me in a brand name package. Im sure shops buy their...
08-12-22, 12:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 345
Posted By epnnf

yea, it approaches from the bottom, then turns...

yea, it approaches from the bottom, then turns around..... Not my design!
08-12-22, 11:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 345
Posted By epnnf

exploding shift cable

so, replaced the cable on the Masi FD. All installed/adjusted, just have to trim the cable & crimp on the cap. I cut the cable w/cable cutters ..... the cable looks like inverted Christmas tree ...
08-03-22, 02:52 PM
07-30-22, 04:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 860
Posted By epnnf

Close calls happen too often. Ride safe.

Close calls happen too often. Ride safe.
07-30-22, 03:57 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,390
Posted By epnnf

Cycling fashion faux pas?

While riding on a local MUP, saw a guy wearing a blue cotton T, then bibs over them. That is, he was wearing black bibs, but with a T shirt under them. I dont wear bibs, but always thought you wear...
07-21-22, 11:21 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 868
Posted By epnnf

OK- Im bout 5'11"/177#; ride a hybrid only on...

OK- Im bout 5'11"/177#; ride a hybrid only on pavement.
Yea, different manufacturers fit different- I have one pair of shorts that fit good, even the waistline, but feels like a diaper.
07-20-22, 01:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 868
Posted By epnnf

does your kit fit?

Is it just me?
All my stuff fits, except: jerseys are too long, especially in back & waistline of shorts are too high, especially in back. I dont wear bibs.
Forum: Touring
07-18-22, 03:48 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,026
Posted By epnnf

When you ride a bicycle, youre gonna get wet....

When you ride a bicycle, youre gonna get wet. IME, weather doesnt matter, neither does what youre wearing.
06-05-22, 08:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 645
Posted By epnnf

the future of new bicycle buying

Ive heard, from BF & my LBS, that in the future, buying a new bicycle will be online with lots of choices. You will pick frame size, maybe color, wheels, components, etc. Then have it shipped...
06-02-22, 02:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 895
Posted By epnnf

I didnt know what else to call it. IIRC, it had...

I didnt know what else to call it.
IIRC, it had chainrings
06-02-22, 02:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 895
Posted By epnnf

I saw a 3-wheeled, stand-up, recumbent

Only got a glance of it- I was riding one way/he was riding the other.
It had three wheels; two in the front. They looked to be about 20". The rider was standing & pedaling. Thats all I know.
...
05-29-22, 12:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 419
Posted By epnnf

humans are dumb; bikes are not

humans are dumb; bikes are not
05-29-22, 12:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 545
Posted By epnnf

ummm, how do you know it moved 1mm?

ummm, how do you know it moved 1mm?
05-29-22, 12:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 462
Posted By epnnf

ride patches

How many here still have some? How many dont know what they are? I started collecting them in the early 90s; my last one is from 2007. Share your experiences. ...
05-02-22, 04:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 152
Posted By epnnf

DIY SL cable hole plug

Recently upgraded the shift lever, cable & housing on my Masi, with microshift marvo. Unlike shimano, there is no plug where the cable goes in. Should I care? Maybe a small sponge? fwiw, I do not...
04-09-22, 02:41 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,662
Posted By epnnf

When fixing a flat on the road, I pinched the...

When fixing a flat on the road, I pinched the replacement tube, several times.
04-09-22, 12:12 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,528
Posted By epnnf

Bad break. Good thing dog didnt cause you to...

Bad break. Good thing dog didnt cause you to wreck.
04-09-22, 11:56 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 5,861
Posted By epnnf

fwiw, Ive never done a charity ride- where you...

fwiw, Ive never done a charity ride- where you have to collect >$50, or even upwards of $500. The organized rides I go on typically cost around $20; more if you get a shirt (not jersey). Sure, I...
03-12-22, 04:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 712
Posted By epnnf

When the chain starts skipping/jumping, replace...

When the chain starts skipping/jumping, replace chain AND cassette
03-02-22, 03:59 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,652
Posted By epnnf

I cannot recommend any particular stretch, but,...

I cannot recommend any particular stretch, but, it should be done before the ride, not after. Several doctors have told me so.
02-28-22, 03:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,955
Posted By epnnf

I use Jaco (https://jacosuperiorproducts.com/)

I use Jaco (https://jacosuperiorproducts.com/)
02-20-22, 07:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 277
Posted By epnnf

Use really cheap toothbrushes. Then throw them...

Use really cheap toothbrushes. Then throw them out.
02-20-22, 09:42 AM
Replies: 3,456
Views: 395,255
Posted By epnnf

mandatory helmet law revoked

Read this (https://www.theblaze.com/news/seattle-mandatory-bicycle-helmet-law-racial-equity#toggle-gdpr)
My opinion may get me banned
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-22, 04:49 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,052
Posted By epnnf

I balance whenever I replace brake pads. But I...

I balance whenever I replace brake pads. But I use little spoke lights that are very lightweight. I doubt if its making any difference.
02-19-22, 04:33 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,699
Posted By epnnf

I have a tattoo of my personal info. ...

I have a tattoo of my personal info. Lightweight, aero, never leave home w/o it. Location, ummm, under my shorts. no pic
02-18-22, 01:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,585
Posted By epnnf

OD on B12?

Can you overdose (OD) on vitamin B12 (cyanocobalamin)? I was @ wally world today, stumbled upon an energy drink mix. Some flavors of it, called vitaminhydrate, has over 100,000% of Daily Value of...
02-16-22, 05:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 786
Posted By epnnf

straw brush

straw brush
01-31-22, 09:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 446
Posted By epnnf

bout nylon fasteners?

Anybody use them? Of course, theyre lighter & dont rust. Bicycle applications dont require much from a fastener? Ive always used them to plug 'brazeon' holes. Now, Im wondering if they could be...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-22, 01:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,465
Posted By epnnf

No, but metallic pads work better.

No, but metallic pads work better.
01-14-22, 10:00 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,907
Posted By epnnf

The same arugment could be made for many other...

The same arugment could be made for many other products besides bikes. Buyer beware.
01-14-22, 09:31 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,294
Posted By epnnf

Yep, I know about the 'Loveland bike trail'! But...

Yep, I know about the 'Loveland bike trail'! But I dont like putting my bike in/out the car to go for a ride. I do it, but only if I have to.
01-09-22, 02:08 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,689
Posted By epnnf

Ive got one of those! Had it for cpl years/works...

Ive got one of those! Had it for cpl years/works great. Have used it to blow off disc brakes, but just bought an adapter to fill tires.
01-05-22, 04:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 746
Posted By epnnf

ummm, are bicycles complicated or what?

ummm, are bicycles complicated or what?
01-05-22, 01:16 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,294
Posted By epnnf

riding on windy days

I was planning on riding today but bailed cuz too windy. They say 15mph w/gusts to 30. I took a walk instead, and yea, tis windy. Decided Im too old (66) to risk a ride.
@ what point do you...
01-04-22, 03:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,337
Posted By epnnf

Never put a dog on a bike

Never put a dog on a bike
Forum: Foo
01-02-22, 02:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 776
Posted By epnnf

ever buy online based on + reviews, did not work

Recently, I purchased two unrelated items, based on positive reviews, and they did not work as advertised. Ever happen to you?
12-26-21, 05:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,474
Posted By epnnf

Around 50 miles in summer; 40 spring/fall; 20 if...

Around 50 miles in summer; 40 spring/fall; 20 if below freezing.
12-21-21, 04:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,198
Posted By epnnf

My feet sweat no matter what. I sit on a picnic...

My feet sweat no matter what. I sit on a picnic table, take shoes off & let everything dry out. Or, I walk around.
YMMV
12-21-21, 04:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 860
Posted By epnnf

that literally looks like a horror movie :popcorn

that literally looks like a horror movie :popcorn
12-21-21, 04:18 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,871
Posted By epnnf

I looked on urban dictionary & abbreviations, but...

I looked on urban dictionary & abbreviations, but neither one list 'frap'. Please inform me (if you can w/o violating standards)
12-18-21, 03:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,485
Posted By epnnf

Windproof & breathable at the same time? Ive...

Windproof & breathable at the same time? Ive never been able to find that. tmrw, Im gonna try a new vest- it is windproof front & mesh rear. Will report back
12-18-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,148
Posted By epnnf

You might consider this...

You might consider this (https://lettering.com/vinyl-lettering/)
12-17-21, 04:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,281
Posted By epnnf

Explain please

Explain please
12-17-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,224
Posted By epnnf

Does nobody use a pouch?...

Does nobody use a pouch?...
11-15-21, 02:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,158
Posted By epnnf

I see the right side. Also, my right knee is...

I see the right side. Also, my right knee is closer to the TT than the left. Right handed, fwiw.
11-15-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 592
Posted By epnnf

You have cable housing that lasts for 40 years???

You have cable housing that lasts for 40 years???
11-10-21, 05:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 388
Posted By epnnf

update, fwiw. Took it to a different (my usual...

update, fwiw. Took it to a different (my usual shop is temporarily closed) shop- they made a simple reach adjustment, using a 2.5mm hex. Problem solved.
11-10-21, 05:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,064
Posted By epnnf

Cool! I love it! Details please. Photos?

Cool! I love it! Details please. Photos?
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