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Posted By redshift1

I haven't had a TKR but a far far more minor...

I haven't had a TKR but a far far more minor incident a couple of months ago - I completely removed my right foot big toe nail dragging a heavy chair towards me. So while it healed, I stopped using...
02-20-23, 05:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,143
Posted By Maelochs

Re a crap ton of stuff ... I have tried a crap...

Re a crap ton of stuff ... I have tried a crap ton of stuff ... lots of things get you to lots of different places .... and there is a cost for all kinds of travel.

Some people use psychotropic...
01-21-23, 11:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,179
Posted By Polaris OBark

The problem is that titanium, or even stainless...

The problem is that titanium, or even stainless steel bolts, of the same size, are weaker.

The carbon/steel interface allows for an oxidation-reduction reaction to take place, due to their...
Forum: Fatbikes
01-14-23, 11:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 211
Posted By CrimsonEclipse

yep! I used to ride on soft sugar sand with...

yep!
I used to ride on soft sugar sand with 3.8's
Keep the pressure below 7 psi and you'll be fine
(with 4.6's I'd suggest 3-5 up front and 4-6 on the rear)
12-21-22, 10:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 988
Posted By MarcusT

Boeshield T-9 Offers great rust prevention. It...

Boeshield T-9 Offers great rust prevention. It tends to coat things, so do not apply to parts you do not want to have a protective coat applied
10-26-22, 09:18 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,418
Posted By 05 fuji

Cancer, radiation, stroke, cancer returned,...

Cancer, radiation, stroke, cancer returned, radiation again, kidneys damaged by radiation. I thought upon retirement I was going to do some serious biking but some things required that I would be...
10-19-22, 12:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,300
Posted By phughes

It still does not increase the load your receiver...

It still does not increase the load your receiver can handle, and that is the point. There is no advantage to using an adapter. Use a 1 1/4 inch receiver with a high quality rack. To do otherwise is...
10-18-22, 12:45 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,641
Posted By boozergut

I carry some inflator cartridges. But to answer...

I carry some inflator cartridges. But to answer your question, yes, an UBER XL will take you home.
I have switched to schwalbe marathon plus tires and tuffy tire liners. That has helped a great...
10-07-22, 01:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 553
Posted By alcjphil

For me, often the start of a ride is the worst,...

For me, often the start of a ride is the worst, especially if I sort of forced myself out because I felt I had too. However, after 50+ years as a cyclist, I well know that the longer I keep going the...
09-30-22, 08:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,179
Posted By Koyote

I've got no advice on the trailer...But that is a...

I've got no advice on the trailer...But that is a sweet old Datsun in the first photo. Looks like a 260z.
09-28-22, 08:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 686
Posted By Cyclist009813

Enjoy, never let it out of your sight. The only...

Enjoy, never let it out of your sight. The only way to keep it, is stay on it and Cruise.
09-18-22, 05:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 686
Posted By alloo

Cruiser

After my ebike got stolen over the labor day weekend, I've decided to go back to my roots of beach cruisers and purchased a Priority Coast 7 speed. I like this bike because of the belt drive and...
08-20-22, 08:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 259
Posted By cyccommute

I agree with DiabloScott. There are too many...

I agree with DiabloScott. There are too many variables in wheel building for you to detension and replace spokes nipples one at a time. Best to detension the whole wheel, replace the spoke nipples,...
08-16-22, 08:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,163
Posted By cyccommute

Phil’s or Park Tools. But this is the 21st...

Phil’s or Park Tools. But this is the 21st century and we have these things called cartridge bearing bottom brackets which makes the need for greasing them moot. All the grease I use now is for...
07-26-22, 02:51 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,702
Posted By delbiker1

I like to change up the pace almost every ride....

I like to change up the pace almost every ride. My main reason for cycling is simply because I love riding bikes. The mental outlet aspect of it is at least as important to me as the physical aspect....
06-10-22, 11:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 484
Posted By csport

You can double check the calculations using this:...

You can double check the calculations using this: https://kstoerz.com/freespoke/

If you want a stronger wheel you want the DS spokes to reach the head of the nipple to avoid nipple breakage,...
05-16-22, 02:05 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,661
Posted By jccaclimber

This sounds like a fine case of a lack of...

This sounds like a fine case of a lack of understanding leading to anger after someone tries to replace understanding with more force.

As to threads, while many *bicycle* torque specs assume...
02-03-22, 11:13 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 8,146
Posted By rydabent

Given my choice and unlimited funds I would go...

Given my choice and unlimited funds I would go with titanium every time.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-22, 05:04 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 15,359
Posted By mstateglfr

I fear change and will cling to my simple...

I fear change and will cling to my simple drivetrain until the last strand of cable snaps....
12-19-21, 10:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 511
Posted By LV2TNDM

I hear what you're saying, but we should not just...

I hear what you're saying, but we should not just "settle" for less trail access. We've already done this for long enough. Why accept less again? Sure, sight distances can be short, but that can be...
12-07-21, 01:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,275
Posted By 2old

Don't know if they have Schwalbe Marathon in your...

Don't know if they have Schwalbe Marathon in your size, but six flat free years on my 1000w, 52V rear hub system.
11-25-21, 08:34 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,994
Posted By Darth Lefty

Get yourself an Electra Townie. It has a slightly...

Get yourself an Electra Townie. It has a slightly crank forward riding position that lets you flat foot. And itís stable and classic looking, and fairly popular so itís not hard to find.
11-07-21, 07:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 449
Posted By DaveSSS

My knees were mostly worn out in 2010 at age 57,...

My knees were mostly worn out in 2010 at age 57, so I quit cycling. I had both knees replaced in 2017 - one in January and one in November. I went back to cycling in July of 2018. I lost a lot of...
10-13-21, 07:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 858
Posted By prj71

Why are you disappointed? Do you like hearing...

Why are you disappointed? Do you like hearing the chain rub on the front derailleur?

https://www.bikeradar.com/advice/skills/technique/how-to-change-gear-on-a-bike/
10-11-21, 08:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 858
Posted By prj71

Front derailleur how-to: shifting and trim...

Front derailleur how-to: shifting and trim (http://www.bikeroar.com/tips/front-derailleur-how-to-shifting-and-trim)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tuOWJX1vWRw
08-28-21, 09:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,200
Posted By kingston

I have one and have built several wheel sets with...

I have one and have built several wheel sets with it. It's good enough that I have a hard time justifying a nicer one for how little I use it, but it's crappy enough that I wish I had something nicer...
08-07-21, 06:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 658
Posted By EaOutlaw1969

Made from mostly unwanted junk Wheel Trueing stand

Here are some pictures of my home made wheel truing stand. I wanted the Park Tools 4.2 but I did not want the price tag. So I am in the middle of making one that once I clean it up I can use while...
08-04-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 363
Posted By freeranger

3M "helicopter tape" should work. Some use it to...

3M "helicopter tape" should work. Some use it to prevent cable rub, so it has been successfully used on bikes. Available in diff widths/length. 3M Helicopter Tape 8671HS Clear Bike Frame Protection...
07-20-21, 08:21 PM
Replies: 1,389
Views: 490,770
Posted By SkinGriz

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/b52cc57e_0e2c_47ef_bc57_2ad6f95dfcdd_5b9dfebcc462f51b55b0dc51806cb9a5d2af5a6c.jpeg...
06-10-21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 784
Posted By beach_cycle

Indeed, she's a cruiser! I have balance issues...

Indeed, she's a cruiser! I have balance issues and rode trikes 5 years; I rode over 4 thousand miles in 2018 on a Schwinn Meridian. My average speed was 9 MPH, but I removed the chain wheel and...
04-28-20, 07:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,302
Posted By AlmostTrick

Post your homemade Wheel Dishing tool!

I made this recently out of leftover materials I had lying around.

One section of 1 1/2" perforated angle steel (26 inches long)
Two 5" sections of 2x4
4 wood screws with washers
3/8" threaded...
11-22-15, 12:17 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,980
Posted By habilis

You can always cruise around town on bulk trash...

You can always cruise around town on bulk trash day and pick up likely candidates for rebuilding and flipping. You might make as much as you would as someone's employee, and you'd be your own boss...
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