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Forum: Foo
05-16-22, 10:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 206
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Of course you don't, but many people do and these...

Of course you don't, but many people do and these spam emails are sent to large stolen mailing lists, so odds are there are plenty of recipients who do have a particular account. So, I don't have a...
Forum: Foo
05-16-22, 08:04 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 708
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Well, Apple has removed the iPod from their Apple...

Well, Apple has removed the iPod from their Apple Store. They had previously stated that they would be available as long as any stock remained, but it only took two weeks for everything to sell out....
Forum: Foo
05-15-22, 02:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 206
Posted By TejanoTrackie

I just got an email from Amαzσn.cσm

So, I just got an email from "Amαzσn.cσm" stating that my account has been disabled and I need to log in immediately to rectify the problem. Of course, this is a simple phishing email, which was sent...
Forum: Foo
05-13-22, 04:23 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 708
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Yeah, I just threw out all my old landline phone...

Yeah, I just threw out all my old landline phone stuff. I have three old CRT monitors I'm no longer using that I should throw out as well.
Forum: Foo
05-13-22, 01:47 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,294
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Again, not the same situation. If you merge with...

Again, not the same situation. If you merge with a vehicle it means you are forcing them drive behind you rather along side you in the same lane. This is what you do in a car when you merge onto a...
Forum: Foo
05-13-22, 01:03 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,294
Posted By TejanoTrackie

I think you're making a very flawed analogy here....

I think you're making a very flawed analogy here. The convenience of fast downloads is not the same as the necessity of safety when driving. So, we all don't need 5G, but we sure as hell need to be...
Forum: Foo
05-13-22, 12:48 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,294
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Well, metaphorically speaking, I don't always...

Well, metaphorically speaking, I don't always have the luxury of merging with traffic w/o a lot more than 30 HP, any more than I challenge cars for a spot on the road when I'm riding my bicycle....
Forum: Foo
05-13-22, 12:14 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,294
Posted By TejanoTrackie

And how exactly does this relate to merging with...

And how exactly does this relate to merging with traffic at 65 MPH ?
Forum: Foo
05-13-22, 11:51 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,294
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Untrue. I drove my mom's 1960 VW beetle, which...

Untrue. I drove my mom's 1960 VW beetle, which had a paltry 36 HP. I think maximum speed was 90 KPH (56 MPH). Anyway, the issue is not the fact that other cars are overpowered, buy that if they are...
Forum: Foo
05-13-22, 11:04 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,294
Posted By TejanoTrackie

I have to disagree on this one. While 30 HP may...

I have to disagree on this one. While 30 HP may be sufficient to maintain the speed limit on a highway, it does not provide the necessary acceleration to safely merge with freeway traffic from an...
Forum: Foo
05-12-22, 06:03 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,294
Posted By TejanoTrackie

I got 5G 'cuz chicks dig it.

I got 5G 'cuz chicks dig it.
Forum: Foo
05-12-22, 11:16 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,294
Posted By TejanoTrackie

This thread has drifted from the OP, which was...

This thread has drifted from the OP, which was asking if 5g Internet was viable as an alternative to cable, and not if 5G cellphone service was necessary. Clearly, speed is a VERY desirable attribute...
Forum: Foo
05-12-22, 10:50 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 708
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Analog devices are easier to understand at a...

Analog devices are easier to understand at a glance than digital. While a digital speedometer does give you a precise value for the instantaneous speed, an analog speedometer gives you a better sense...
Forum: Foo
05-11-22, 08:14 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,294
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Do they even sell phones w/o 5G anymore ?

Do they even sell phones w/o 5G anymore ?
Forum: Foo
05-11-22, 07:55 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 708
Posted By TejanoTrackie

My old decommissioned first generation iPhone SE...

My old decommissioned first generation iPhone SE with its 3.5mm headphone jack has been repurposed as a pseudo-iPod. I've been ripping a lot of old CDs to play on it.
05-09-22, 09:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 812
Posted By TejanoTrackie

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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05-06-22, 03:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Yes, it should fit anything other than a KMC K1...

Yes, it should fit anything other than a KMC K1 chain.
05-06-22, 02:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By TejanoTrackie

https://www.retro-gression.com/collections/chain-p...

https://www.retro-gression.com/collections/chain-parts/products/kmc-1-8-half-link
04-30-22, 10:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By TejanoTrackie

It seems to be OK, based on >>>...

It seems to be OK, based on >>> https://www.scamadviser.com/check-website/mordernbike.myshopify.com

Also, the prices are reasonable, which is another indicator that it's legit. I'm not endorsing...
04-30-22, 10:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Adding to what Bianchi pc has to say, the...

Adding to what Bianchi pc has to say, the aluminum Pista Concept was strictly a track bike with an undrilled fork, so mounting a front brake was not possible. It was also made with very thin tubing...
Forum: Foo
04-25-22, 02:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 335
Posted By TejanoTrackie

What were your last five purchases on eBay ?

I mostly use eBay for things I can't find easily or cheaply elsewhere. How do you use it, and what were your most recent five purchases ? These were mine:

1) Printer repair service for my vintage...
04-24-22, 03:55 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,352
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Time to break out the Naval Jelly.

Time to break out the Naval Jelly.
Forum: Foo
04-21-22, 04:06 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,062
Posted By TejanoTrackie

I'd rather have rain than drought.

I'd rather have rain than drought.
Forum: Foo
04-21-22, 02:35 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,062
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Yeah, rub it in.

Yeah, rub it in.
Forum: Foo
04-21-22, 02:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,062
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Please tell me where this says anything other...

Please tell me where this says anything other than 5G.

https://www.apple.com/iphone-se/
Forum: Foo
04-20-22, 10:50 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,062
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Yes, I would have kept mine, except that it only...

Yes, I would have kept mine, except that it only had 16 Gb storage, and I was unable to update to the latest iOS 15. When I bought mine in 2016, the choices were 16 Gb for $329 or 64 Gb for $429....
04-18-22, 06:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 215
Posted By TejanoTrackie

I believe so. A simple fix is to use electrical...

I believe so. A simple fix is to use electrical tape, but better to use some carbon weave patches. I've seen wheels that just used those patches that are meant to cover the valve opening.
Forum: Foo
04-18-22, 03:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,062
Posted By TejanoTrackie

iOS 15 was released last September, maybe you...

iOS 15 was released last September, maybe you meant iOS 16. I had a First Generation iPhone SE, that I purchased in July, 2016, which has the same A9 processor as the iPhone 6s. I would have updated...
Forum: Foo
04-18-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,062
Posted By TejanoTrackie

The iPhone X was released on November 3, 2017, so...

The iPhone X was released on November 3, 2017, so it's more like 4-1/2 years old. But, yeah, you should get about 6 years out of it. After that, Apple will no longer offer software support, and it...
Forum: Foo
04-18-22, 12:06 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,062
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Thanks njkayaker and genec . Now I don't feel...

Thanks njkayaker and genec . Now I don't feel quite so foolish in my purchase decision. I think I'll keep this iPhone SE, and spend the money I saved on some nice bike parts. :D
Forum: Foo
04-18-22, 11:37 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,062
Posted By TejanoTrackie

I was referring to Apple's advertising, which...

I was referring to Apple's advertising, which just says 5G and nothing more. If there's a significant difference, they should spell it out up front. So, yeah, to me that is being disingenuous.
Forum: Foo
04-18-22, 11:07 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,062
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Is Apple being disingenuous ?

So, I bought my first Apple iPhone almost six years ago, and it was time to get a new one. My old iPhone had only 16Gb of storage, and I kept having to delete Apps and data to keep it from filling...
Forum: Foo
04-16-22, 12:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,114
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Picture of my dumb camera taken with my...

Picture of my dumb camera taken with my smartphone camera:

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_0003_a0e8acb41e33a3e9808a4875aa725467feecac08.jpg
Forum: Foo
04-12-22, 08:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 898
Posted By TejanoTrackie

I did too. Unfortunately, cassette tapes wear out...

I did too. Unfortunately, cassette tapes wear out in time and with use, and most of mine are now unplayable. So, I'm back to playing my old vinyl albums on a new better quality turntable that is...
Forum: Foo
04-12-22, 06:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 898
Posted By TejanoTrackie

And why exactly do you care if audio is mono at...

And why exactly do you care if audio is mono at low frequencies ? The human ear can't discern stereo separation at low frequencies, and most music isn't mixed that way because of this. The drum solo...
Forum: Foo
04-12-22, 12:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 369
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Yeah, for sure. Afterwards, I wondered why it was...

Yeah, for sure. Afterwards, I wondered why it was necessary to run the car for five minutes with the fuses removed. Then I saw a comment that said that it was actually only necessary to remove the...
Forum: Foo
04-12-22, 11:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 369
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Another solution due to a helpful Youtube video

I've found dozens of solutions to problems that might have been very expensive to fix, but for a helpful YouTube video.

Today, I started up my Ford C-Max hybrid car, and when I attempted to turn...
04-08-22, 06:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By TejanoTrackie

It might not be possible to adjust it correctly...

It might not be possible to adjust it correctly w/o that washer, such that the headset will have a lot of play in it. Either that, or it will be too tight. This is quite unsafe IMO.
04-07-22, 09:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By TejanoTrackie

It's been nearly 9 years since I built up my...

It's been nearly 9 years since I built up my Dolan Pre Cursa with the supplied Alpina headset, but IIRC it did include a split ring washer like the image below:
...
04-05-22, 09:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 384
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Jamis has a good reputation. If you want a...

Jamis has a good reputation. If you want a totally uncompromising track bike, the Sonik is it. Definitely a lot stiffer and quicker handling than any lugged steel conversion. If you like to go fast...
04-05-22, 03:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 763
Posted By TejanoTrackie

No, I don't own one, however, based on this link...

No, I don't own one, however, based on this link >>> https://www.bike-components.de/en/NITTO/B264AAF-25-4-Handlebars-p67072/
1) Width measurement is C-C
2) The OD could be either 22.2mm or 23.8mm...
04-04-22, 06:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 445
Posted By TejanoTrackie

When determining fit, I measure the distance from...

When determining fit, I measure the distance from the middle of the saddle to the position on the bars where my hands are placed. So, if you are happy with the fit of your Kilo WT, then you should...
Forum: Foo
03-31-22, 08:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 773
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Anyone who puts that crap in their body deserves...

Anyone who puts that crap in their body deserves to get cheated.
Forum: Foo
03-30-22, 08:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,089
Posted By TejanoTrackie

You know this is really important stuff when it...

You know this is really important stuff when it gets almost as much coverage on the national evening news as the Ukraine war.
03-30-22, 05:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 726
Posted By TejanoTrackie

OK, cool, I missed that.

OK, cool, I missed that.
03-30-22, 04:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 726
Posted By TejanoTrackie

By "dual hub" do you mean a flip flop hub with...

By "dual hub" do you mean a flip flop hub with threading on both sides ? Do you plan on having a fixed cog on one side and a single freewheel on the other ? Bunny hopping and jumping in general is...
03-28-22, 08:47 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,352
Posted By TejanoTrackie

^^^ Much better. :thumb:

^^^ Much better. :thumb:
Forum: Foo
03-25-22, 08:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 417
Posted By TejanoTrackie

One very good simple approximation of pi is...

One very good simple approximation of pi is 355/113 = 3.141592920, which is correct to 7 digits. The percent difference between this approximation and pi is 0.0000085 %.
03-24-22, 08:19 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,352
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Please show a drive side photo, so that we can...

Please show a drive side photo, so that we can see the crank spider and chainring. That's definitely a cool old lugged frameset. :thumb:
Forum: Foo
03-22-22, 03:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,404
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Well, today I bought an Ortofon 2M Blue Stylus...

Well, today I bought an Ortofon 2M Blue Stylus from a legit seller on eBay for $130, which is a very good price. It's going to take a few weeks to arrive, because it's free economy shipping from Hong...
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