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Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 11:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,100
Posted By terrymorse

The only nonsense Iím seeing here is what Iíve...

The only nonsense Iím seeing here is what Iíve quoted above.
Forum: Foo
07-21-21, 03:37 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 557
Posted By maddmaxx

I have both. The cell phone for all the things...

I have both. The cell phone for all the things it does away from home such as Waze, texting and emergency phone calls. The land line at home through my internet provider for clarity of voice. If...
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 06:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 557
Posted By DiabloScott

It used to be a sign of "established" New...

It used to be a sign of "established" New Yorkers... now it's a sign that you still have a land line.

I've had three different area codes in the same house - they keep making the areas smaller and...
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 557
Posted By jon c.

I had to laugh when I read this because I...

I had to laugh when I read this because I completely understand it. I could do something like that.
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 02:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 557
Posted By prj71

I pray to god that this statement isn't serious. ...

I pray to god that this statement isn't serious.

I feel sorry for the humanity that lives there if this is the truth.
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 557
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

You can keep your land line telephone number and...

You can keep your land line telephone number and stop paying for a land line account by transferring the number to a smartphone device. If you want to keep the telephone number that is already...
07-17-21, 03:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,041
Posted By Skullo

Myself , I would totally forget about the...

Myself , I would totally forget about the numbers. Get rid of the computer Strava, etc. Just spin the crank.
07-13-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 2,843
Views: 319,188
Posted By Juan Foote

I thought Rocketman was "ok". It was very...

I thought Rocketman was "ok". It was very superficial, but at the same time what can you really get in depth on with a personality and storied career that has spanned decades? It was not a movie I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,502
Posted By veganbikes

My Bacon number could be 4 as I have a friend...

My Bacon number could be 4 as I have a friend who's cousin is James Van Der Beek and he acted with Clark Gregg in a movie and then Clark Gregg acted in a movie with Kevin Bacon. I don't know if that...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,096
Posted By Psimet2001

Fun....from a strictly academic point of view. ...

Fun....from a strictly academic point of view.

I always resort to the same position that is summed up well by that Jacques Anquetil quote: "Strange people, bike riders. They imagine a racing bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-21, 08:38 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,755
Posted By znomit

Get out.

Get out.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-21, 02:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 801
Posted By GhostRider62

You did not quote my entire post, Pedantic...

You did not quote my entire post, Pedantic Capatain...

"Put 28 mm GP5000 with latex tubes at 60 psi front and 75 rear. Get a Brooks B17. Get carbon bars."

If he does the above and still has...
Forum: Foo
07-01-21, 06:07 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,725
Posted By Fredo_Adagio

I clicked the box for "Mechanical Engineer", but...

I clicked the box for "Mechanical Engineer", but it is more complicated than that.
BS in Engineering from UC Berkeley with an emphasis in Naval Architecture.
MS in Naval Architecture (Course 13)...
Forum: Foo
06-30-21, 12:23 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,725
Posted By bonbonbaron

robotics engineer

Robotics engineer here. Specifically robotics vision software.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-21, 07:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 899
Posted By Chandne

We usually get "caught" in a quick rain storm and...

We usually get "caught" in a quick rain storm and I only pack a jacket if riding higher up near 10,000 ft or if it is colder near Denver. I used to carry or wear (rarely wearing) a 7Mesh waterproof...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-21, 11:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 899
Posted By terrymorse

For mild temperatures, the only outerwear I carry...

For mild temperatures, the only outerwear I carry is a Showers Pass Pro Tech ST (https://www.showerspass.com/collections/mens/products/pro-tech-st) jacket.

Very lightweight and packable. And it...
06-26-21, 09:08 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,318
Posted By EddyR

Like i mentioned above they have a replay to...

Like i mentioned above they have a replay to watch any time you want. I use Roku to set it up. Perfect on my tv.😍
06-25-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,318
Posted By bmcer

Does anyone know if Peacock will provide replays...

Does anyone know if Peacock will provide replays of stages after they are run? I don't fancy being up at 3:00 AM local time to watch the live broadcast.
Forum: Foo
06-24-21, 07:51 PM
Replies: 9,932
Views: 2,064,250
Posted By EJ123

What a treat that was to listen to, an absolutely...

What a treat that was to listen to, an absolutely a stunning piece of work
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-21, 05:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 607
Posted By GlennR

Sun 600 Distributor Tester... I restore Bosch...

Sun 600 Distributor Tester... I restore Bosch distributors for all the European makes from the 40s, 50s and 60s..
https://www.glenn-ring.com/bosch/sun_620.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-21, 11:05 AM
Replies: 2,899
Views: 376,840
Posted By Voodoo76

This is a time honored technique. If done...

This is a time honored technique. If done properly you would be amazed how often it works. That could be a whole other thread "You're going to do all the work".
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 09:58 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 10,100
Posted By colnago62

There is this thing called liability. Groups tend...

There is this thing called liability. Groups tend to try to reduce that as much as possible. Around here, if you showed up with no helmet to an organized ride without signing the waiver, you would be...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,749
Posted By Psimet2001

TLDR: Duh. Shimano has been this way since the...

TLDR: Duh. Shimano has been this way since the pandemic started and it won't get better anytime soon. MSRP will be the prevalent pricing strategy for the foreseeable future. Days of cheap Shimano are...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-21, 01:21 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,670
Posted By ksryder

No one hates gatorskins more than people who used...

No one hates gatorskins more than people who used to ride them and then found a better tire.

My theory is that back in the day finding a tire with half decent puncture protection was difficult and...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-21, 01:15 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,670
Posted By RChung

A woman I know says her ex put them on her bike...

A woman I know says her ex put them on her bike when she went to pick up her stuff.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-21, 04:09 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,144
Posted By Chandne

Oh darn! He was one of the best options in...

Oh darn! He was one of the best options in steel. That is too bad.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 2,899
Views: 376,840
Posted By Psimet2001

Nice - decided to come out here for a second and...

Nice - decided to come out here for a second and this thread is popped up again. My favorite. Still a source of many references when I see or talk to old forum members - every message I exchange with...
06-10-21, 08:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 651
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

1. Increased flexibility from side plate wear can...

1. Increased flexibility from side plate wear can degrade shifting although a chain has not elongated
2. Some chains elongate slower than others, notably Campagnolo. I replace mine after 4500 miles...
06-10-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,700
Posted By Crankycrank

My advice is to try it yourself and report back....

My advice is to try it yourself and report back. The problem with Lube recommendations is that with 10 different users there will be 10 different opinions and many lubes make the same claims as Wolf...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-21, 06:17 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,144
Posted By RNAV

Is that $4k for the frame, or $4k for a complete...

Is that $4k for the frame, or $4k for a complete bike? The answer will require you look at drastically different makers.
06-09-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 651
Posted By 79pmooney

Bob, I"m curious. You're cassette was 3000 miles...

Bob, I"m curious. You're cassette was 3000 miles old when you put this chain on. Did it shift well then? Also, did you start the cassette with a new chain 6200 mils ago? I ask because neither of...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-21, 01:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 650
Posted By mgopack42

Has anyone else noticed these random questions...

Has anyone else noticed these random questions from people on the first post? usually specific and vague at the same time, and never get back to the thread. what could scammers or trolls possible...
06-09-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 651
Posted By gearbasher

I have 3 different chain checkers. My eyes just...

I have 3 different chain checkers. My eyes just aren't good enough for the ruler method anymore. The three I have are :
ProLink This one shows 100% wear on new chains. So it's useless
KMC digital....
06-09-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 651
Posted By jccaclimber

Unlikely, but just to be sure, is the chain too...

Unlikely, but just to be sure, is the chain too worn to pass the tool rather than not worn enough? I have a Park CC3.2 (and a ruler). Every now and then I run into a chain so worn that the tip on...
06-09-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 651
Posted By ClydeClydeson

I have only had poor results from 'chain...

I have only had poor results from 'chain checkers' - esp. 0.75% wear reading on chains new from the box. I don't know if it is a design issue or if the manufacturing tolerances on the tool are crap....
06-09-21, 09:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 651
Posted By oldukbkr

A worn cassette can cause skipping regardless of...

A worn cassette can cause skipping regardless of the condition of the chain. So it might be that your chain has not worn enough to fail the chain checker but the cassette needs replacing, especially...
06-09-21, 06:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 651
Posted By DaveSSS

I have a length of scrap tape measure with a hole...

I have a length of scrap tape measure with a hole drilled through the 10 inch line that fits over a pin in my work bench. I can easily check the full length for true elongation. Only check a chain...
06-08-21, 11:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 651
Posted By 79pmooney

Now there's the old fashioned and labor intensive...

Now there's the old fashioned and labor intensive process of measuring 12 pairs of links to see how much whey have stretched beyond 12". Requires a steel ruler marked in those ancient inches. 12...
06-08-21, 08:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 651
Posted By Rolla

Youíve probably done this, but be sure to check...

Youíve probably done this, but be sure to check the chain at different sections; they donít wear evenly across all the links.
06-08-21, 11:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 651
Posted By shelbyfv

Just in case.... ...

Just in case....

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/653x613/screenshot_2021_06_08_at_12_39_12_cc_4_instructions_pdf_676290f9ab0aed0f349d43e6d3c1818ab3ebbc24.png...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-21, 05:38 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,217
Posted By SJX426

Update on the map issue. I found that not all the...

Update on the map issue. I found that not all the maps had been deleted, consuming vast amounts of storage. Once they were all deleted, I have been able to start loading. Currently, I have most of...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-21, 10:08 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,217
Posted By SJX426

Bob Ross - Deleted everything and added only...

Bob Ross - Deleted everything and added only Virginia and DC. Everything else is gone. It is like the memory won't reset and gets smaller.
Forum: Foo
06-02-21, 08:24 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,832
Posted By himespau

Was there ever wisdom there?

Was there ever wisdom there?
Forum: Foo
05-30-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 9,932
Views: 2,064,250
Posted By skijor

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rmGxh1FhtxE ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rmGxh1FhtxE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X0C3DHp36zc
05-29-21, 09:43 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,148
Posted By Road Fan

The idea is to have zero wasted gears by...

The idea is to have zero wasted gears by arranging the steps of the freewheel and the chainring so all possible gears fit together with zero overlap. this ,Simplest traditional Ĺ would be a 2 x 5. ...
Forum: Foo
05-27-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 11,784
Views: 2,460,656
Posted By gios

https://i.imgur.com/2eS00sUl.png

https://i.imgur.com/2eS00sUl.png
Forum: Foo
05-23-21, 07:42 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,832
Posted By cb400bill

Neither. Put the sound bar in the living room,...

Neither. Put the sound bar in the living room, your audio system in an old bedroom, and stay married.
Forum: Foo
05-23-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,355
Posted By TCollen

I like the Grateful Dead (69, 72, 77 ​​​​​​YES!)...

I like the Grateful Dead (69, 72, 77 ​​​​​​YES!) so I hope I can get away with this old joke ->
Q: What did the Deadhead say when the drugs wore off?
A: This music sucks!
Forum: Foo
05-22-21, 08:51 PM
Replies: 9,932
Views: 2,064,250
Posted By SkinGriz

My kids asked why the ceiling fan wobbles. I...

My kids asked why the ceiling fan wobbles.

I told them itís because cockroaches dance and play on it when weíre asleep wearing it out.

They laughed.

I asked if they wanted to hear what song...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,779
Posted By KJ43

Yup. I use the standard S-Works Recon and my foot...

Yup. I use the standard S-Works Recon and my foot isn't very wide, but it has a very generous toe box. They have a wide version as well. Great shoe, super comfortable and super stiff. Specialized has...
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