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Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-22, 07:14 AM
Replies: 6,525
Views: 81,232
Posted By big john

Got a 2. Wordle 462 2/6 🟨⬜⬜🟩🟩 🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩

Got a 2.
Wordle 462 2/6

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-22, 08:30 PM
Replies: 6,525
Views: 81,232
Posted By big john

But are those contraptions legal to ride on the...

But are those contraptions legal to ride on the street?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-22, 06:53 PM
Replies: 6,525
Views: 81,232
Posted By big john

At that point just get a small motorcycle.

At that point just get a small motorcycle.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-22, 06:53 PM
Replies: 6,525
Views: 81,232
Posted By big john

I was going to say if you couldn't read it you...

I was going to say if you couldn't read it you could measure it with a micrometer or vernier.
09-23-22, 06:49 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 7,265
Posted By big john

Since there is no perpetual motion, that wouldn't...

Since there is no perpetual motion, that wouldn't work. What they could do, like on e-cars, is regenerative braking but that would require a substantial amount of descending/coasting to be effective....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-22, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6,525
Views: 81,232
Posted By big john

What happened to the one that was on it?

What happened to the one that was on it?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-22, 04:19 PM
Replies: 6,525
Views: 81,232
Posted By big john

I went to the old job to pick up a fuse block for...

I went to the old job to pick up a fuse block for Mrs J's car. The bulletin says the fuse block develops high resistance inside (there is a pc board) and that's why the fuel pump wiring gets hot and...
09-23-22, 12:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 616
Posted By big john

That explains the limited selection of colors and...

That explains the limited selection of colors and sizes. Lots of wool there.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-22, 10:44 AM
Replies: 6,525
Views: 81,232
Posted By big john

Sounds great! Beautiful roads, light traffic, and...

Sounds great! Beautiful roads, light traffic, and decent drivers.
09-23-22, 10:42 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 7,265
Posted By big john

Can't you just see him gnashing his teeth when he...

Can't you just see him gnashing his teeth when he says "fully kitted"? Like it's a reference to the scum of the earth.
09-23-22, 10:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 616
Posted By big john

I had some jerseys from Kucharik. So comfortable,...

I had some jerseys from Kucharik. So comfortable, like wearing a favorite old tee shirt. Still have some toe warmers. The website is still going. Are you sure they are out? I had heard that, too.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-22, 09:10 AM
Replies: 6,525
Views: 81,232
Posted By big john

Nice pics! How do the drivers treat you there?

Nice pics! How do the drivers treat you there?
09-23-22, 08:46 AM
Replies: 561
Views: 12,159
Posted By big john

BFBS? Maybe a sock, he/she/it sounds very...

BFBS?

Maybe a sock, he/she/it sounds very similar to another someone who popped up recently.
09-23-22, 08:42 AM
Replies: 561
Views: 12,159
Posted By big john

I know I'm a week late but I have. Had the cheap...

I know I'm a week late but I have. Had the cheap plastic ones break and the cheap aluminum, too. Started using the Tacx Tao plastic coated steel because I liked the way they felt sturdy. The tab...
09-22-22, 02:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 737
Posted By big john

One of those stand up electric scooters? Some of...

One of those stand up electric scooters? Some of the e-bikes are very easy to hack the limiter, I imagine some scooters might be, too.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-22, 01:51 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 30,794
Posted By big john

Why are you even posting on a bicycle forum? All...

Why are you even posting on a bicycle forum? All of your posts are denigrating other members. You've contributed nothing, no humor, no information, no stories, nothing.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-22, 11:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 412
Posted By big john

Oops, you're right. I just checked, it's just...

Oops, you're right. I just checked, it's just over 2mm in the thickest part. Must have been under 1.5 when I tossed it.
I'm old and get confused easily.
09-22-22, 09:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 559
Posted By big john

Might be a bit of a leap. Maybe two leaps.

Might be a bit of a leap. Maybe two leaps.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-22, 08:41 AM
Replies: 6,525
Views: 81,232
Posted By big john

https://www.bikeraceinfo.com/images-all/photo-gall...

https://www.bikeraceinfo.com/images-all/photo-galleries-images/racers-images/alcala-raul/1993-tdf-17-alcala.jpg
https://bikeraceinfo.com/images-all/KOM/france/aubisque/1968-12-Guyot-Izier-Wright.jpg...
09-22-22, 08:35 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 7,265
Posted By big john

I start sweating when I look at the bike. A...

I start sweating when I look at the bike. A friend said after I ride by they have to mop the street so other cyclists don't slip in the sweat.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-22, 08:00 AM
Replies: 6,525
Views: 81,232
Posted By big john

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09-21-22, 10:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 498
Posted By big john

I was just thinking about a roller or roller...

I was just thinking about a roller or roller ball. I use a plastic ball on my quads sometimes to help recovery. Some people swear by the foam rollers.
09-21-22, 09:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 498
Posted By big john

I started riding bicycles to get stronger for...

I started riding bicycles to get stronger for dirt biking. After doing both for a while my quads burned a lot, seemed like all the time. It took a long time for it to stop happening.
09-21-22, 07:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 675
Posted By big john

I heard Oak Glen was going to be open for the...

I heard Oak Glen was going to be open for the apple harvest. We drove up there once and there are several different orchards and restaurants. We picked apples and bought jugs of cider and juice. We...
09-21-22, 07:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 559
Posted By big john

I recognize the name, I interacted with him a few...

I recognize the name, I interacted with him a few times. Seemed like a nice person. Maybe not thick skinned enough for this place.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-22, 04:48 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 30,794
Posted By big john

You're replying to a member who hasn't been here...

You're replying to a member who hasn't been here in over 10 years.

me/datlas= great minds
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-22, 02:06 PM
Replies: 6,525
Views: 81,232
Posted By big john

When that awful heat wave ended we started a...

When that awful heat wave ended we started a couple weeks of great weather. Yesterday we had puffy clouds and a high in the 70s. It was actually a little chilly when we started. Today I rode solo for...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-22, 09:37 AM
Replies: 6,525
Views: 81,232
Posted By big john

Nope. Wordle 459 3/6 🟩⬜⬜⬜🟨 🟩🟩🟨🟨⬜ 🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩

Nope.
Wordle 459 3/6

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-22, 08:10 AM
Replies: 6,525
Views: 81,232
Posted By big john

My ex and I toured around Oregon, 600+ miles in 9...

My ex and I toured around Oregon, 600+ miles in 9 days and it rained nearly every day. The rain was usually short duration and we were able to see it coming and find shelter and wait it out, or the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-22, 07:56 AM
Replies: 6,525
Views: 81,232
Posted By big john

I think you also have to grow an aerobelly.

I think you also have to grow an aerobelly.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 09:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 462
Posted By big john

Take the old spoke to get it matched up. A lot of...

Take the old spoke to get it matched up. A lot of shops have spoke machines to cut and rethread spokes. Put it in the wheel, you might have to take the cassette off, and tighten it with a spoke...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 06:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 149
Posted By big john

Some people are all in favor of buying used bikes...

Some people are all in favor of buying used bikes and you may get a great deal, but you usually don't get any warranty or service from a shop. This may or may not matter to you.
A bf member bought a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 06:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 412
Posted By big john

Measure the thickness. If you can't find a spec...

Measure the thickness. If you can't find a spec measure the area next to the brake surface for reference. Mine started at 3mm and one was worn below 2mm.

A rotor manufacturer might be able to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 06:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 462
Posted By big john

Can't you just buy a couple spokes and put them...

Can't you just buy a couple spokes and put them in?

If you have a broken spoke the wheel is compromised. You're taking a risk riding it. Be careful.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 05:52 PM
Replies: 6,525
Views: 81,232
Posted By big john

http://images5.fanpop.com/image/photos/31600000/Go...

http://images5.fanpop.com/image/photos/31600000/Go-On-Pictures-go-on-31612860-333-250.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 08:37 AM
Replies: 6,525
Views: 81,232
Posted By big john

Cloudy and cool again today. This never happens...

Cloudy and cool again today. This never happens in September but the tropical storms have caused it. Should be a nice ride today but mid 90s by Saturday.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 08:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 297
Posted By big john

Shift to the smallest cog, take the rear wheel...

Shift to the smallest cog, take the rear wheel out, and push the derailleur in with your hand. Or pull the cable and see what happens.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 08:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 297
Posted By big john

Because many shifting issues are related to the...

Because many shifting issues are related to the cable binding.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-22, 09:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 577
Posted By big john

I would think a perceptual dullard would welcome...

I would think a perceptual dullard would welcome the help.;)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-22, 07:25 PM
Replies: 6,525
Views: 81,232
Posted By big john

My poor kitty can't jump anymore. He can't get on...

My poor kitty can't jump anymore. He can't get on the bed and sometimes he walks like he's in pain. Maybe he has arthritis. I don't know how old he is but we've had him for almost 11 years.
09-19-22, 07:12 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,829
Posted By big john

A friend was riding with a small group and there...

A friend was riding with a small group and there was an altercation and they flipped the driver off. Driver went around the block and came up behind them and knocked my friend into a parked car, then...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-22, 06:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 412
Posted By big john

I put a little drop of blue Loctite on the rotor...

I put a little drop of blue Loctite on the rotor bolts on my mtb. Still don't have a disc road bike but I've had disc mountain bikes for 14 years and I've only replaced one rotor in that time, and it...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-22, 10:17 AM
Replies: 6,525
Views: 81,232
Posted By big john

Awful news. Sorry bam.

Awful news. Sorry bam.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-22, 09:18 AM
Replies: 6,525
Views: 81,232
Posted By big john

Today's word is a new one on me. Wordle 457 X/6...

Today's word is a new one on me.
Wordle 457 X/6

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-22, 07:16 PM
Replies: 6,525
Views: 81,232
Posted By big john

Not the song, she's cray cray.

Not the song, she's cray cray.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-22, 06:35 PM
Replies: 6,525
Views: 81,232
Posted By big john

Leon Thomas - Song For My Father (Official Audio)...

Leon Thomas - Song For My Father (Official Audio) - YouTube
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-22, 06:27 PM
Replies: 6,525
Views: 81,232
Posted By big john

My younger sister used "Wind beneath my wings" in...

My younger sister used "Wind beneath my wings" in one of her 5 weddings. Well, it was 5 the last time I saw her which was more than 18 years ago.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-22, 05:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 577
Posted By big john

It's a tire pressure sensor. They've been...

It's a tire pressure sensor. They've been available on cars for years and even required with run-flats. They don't like sealant, at least the automotive ones don't.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-22, 03:27 PM
Replies: 6,525
Views: 81,232
Posted By big john

She might be my soul mate.

She might be my soul mate.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-22, 03:22 PM
Replies: 6,525
Views: 81,232
Posted By big john

I thought I broke the bolt because of my weight,...

I thought I broke the bolt because of my weight, plus the fact that I break things, but a friend who is 140# was breaking them and even carried an extra bolt on rides.

I was riding on Mulholland...
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