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Old 09-08-21, 08:18 PM
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Originally Posted by rjones28 View Post
Oh?
How long do you think it takes for mail to arrive north of the border?
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Oh?

Catch-and-release, obviously.
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For one thing, I don't eat fishes.
Vegetarian or just picky?
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Vegetarian or just picky?
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How long? Ovo-lacto?
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Is there anything that should be done if one notices rust on a bike?

My ritchey has some rust on the chain stay, previous owner must have dropped the chain and pedaled through.
Buy a new bike?
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Old 09-09-21, 03:54 AM
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol View Post
How long do you think it takes for mail to arrive north of the border?
.you're the Canadian, you tell us eh
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For one thing, I don't eat fishes.
Fishes is delicious.


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How long? Ovo-lacto?
My whole life.

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.you're the Canadian, you tell us eh
I don't know. I haven't done a letter there in ages. This item needs to get there by September 20.
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Morning activity.

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Originally Posted by Velo Vol View Post
My whole life.

Correct.

I don't know. I haven't done a letter there in ages. This item needs to get there by September 20.
If you start riding today you might make it.
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Old 09-09-21, 06:19 AM
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Aren't all bike lights cordless? Would be tough getting miles if you had to ride plugged in.

Night rider lumina 1100 is on Amazon for $80.
I've got 2 of those in the Planet cyclery cart for $119.90 with tax and shipping.
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Vegetarian or just picky?
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How long? Ovo-lacto?
Veg here too, ovo-lacto for 36 years. My family all think I am picky.
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Originally Posted by bampilot06 View Post
Is there anything that should be done if one notices rust on a bike?

My ritchey has some rust on the chain stay, previous owner must have dropped the chain and pedaled through.
I think it depends on how long you want to keep the bike. A small amount of rust is not a problem in the short term, but it is NOT going to get better and can get worse with time.

If you plan to keep the bike just for a few more years, I would not worry.

If you plan to keep the bike indefinitely, you need to remove the rust down to the bare metal, clean, and repaint it.

If it were me, I would sand/dremel away the rust, paint with similar color rustoleum and not worry about looks, and cover it with a stainless steel chainstay guard.
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Ovo-lacto for 43 years.
I was head cook in a steak house when I made the break.
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I just popped over to 'Forum Assistance', and read that the P & R forum is no more. I guess you'll have to take your chances here, datlas
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I just popped over to 'Forum Assistance', and read that the P & R forum is no more. I guess you'll have to take your chances here, datlas
Too bad it's not the censor filter that is no more. Sad!
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Originally Posted by datlas View Post
I think it depends on how long you want to keep the bike. A small amount of rust is not a problem in the short term, but it is NOT going to get better and can get worse with time.

If you plan to keep the bike just for a few more years, I would not worry.

If you plan to keep the bike indefinitely, you need to remove the rust down to the bare metal, clean, and repaint it.

If it were me, I would sand/dremel away the rust, paint with similar color rustoleum and not worry about looks, and cover it with a stainless steel chainstay guard.

I don’t want to get rid of it, I wish I could remember if I saw the rust before but I can’t. I’ll have to find the the time to fix it.

I have not taken it apart since I put it together. Little worries the down tube might be rust now too. I hope that is not the case.
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I just popped over to 'Forum Assistance', and read that the P & R forum is no more. I guess you'll have to take your chances here, datlas
Huh? I's not gone. Someone just posed there a few minutes ago.

It was temporarily locked a while back, but it was allowed to continue.
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Originally Posted by bampilot06 View Post
I don’t want to get rid of it, I wish I could remember if I saw the rust before but I can’t. I’ll have to find the the time to fix it.

I have not taken it apart since I put it together. Little worries the down tube might be rust now too. I hope that is not the case.
Like datlas said, clean it up, touch it up. You could use a rust inhibitor inside the frame, for extra protection.

Seven Cycles has some useful tips -- Steel Frame Care and Maintenance | Seven Cycles
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Huh? I's not gone. Someone just posed there a few minutes ago.

It was temporarily locked a while back, but it was allowed to continue.
I have zero desire to go there. Same thing for trollheim, if that is still around.
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Veg here too, ovo-lacto for 36 years. My family all think I am picky.
I wouldn't say being vegetarian makes you picky. I think being picky makes you picky.
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Can it be an out and back?
Not sure, but I think so. IIRC one of Dan's friends attempted the KOM on an out and back and missed it because he didn't quite reach the turnaround point.
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I have zero desire to go there.
Yeah. Too much negativity.
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I'll finish packing tonight.

Both excited and nervous. At least the weather looks good for the first two days. It sucks to start out in bad weather. In fact, long range forecasts for the places I will be during the first week looks descent. No major rain events. Knock on wood.
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