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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-25-15, 06:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 619
Posted By Matariki
Glad you sorted it out ... and without major...

Glad you sorted it out ... and without major surgery.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-03-15, 11:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 234
Posted By Matariki
Still wondering about my mystery frame

I started this thread (http://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1025975-doubtful-colnago-but-what-might.html?highlight=)a month ago and it seems that the consensus opinion was that the frame was a...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-10-15, 10:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 694
Posted By Matariki
Such treatment doesn't (shouldn't) hurt, but I...

Such treatment doesn't (shouldn't) hurt, but I agree with Jobst Brandt that it is not necessary at all (http://yarchive.net/bike/frame_rust.html). My 45 year old daily, all weather commuter has...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-10-15, 10:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 773
Posted By Matariki
I've got a 26 tpi headset that I anticipating...

I've got a 26 tpi headset that I anticipating going bad by the time it's my age. How can I prepare for that inevitability? New fork is not an option.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 09-10-15, 10:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 727
Posted By Matariki
Left out "Bikes are bad for the environment...

Left out "Bikes are bad for the environment (http://velonews.competitor.com/2013/03/news/must-read-cycling-is-bad-for-the-environment_276724)"
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 09-09-15, 06:16 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,452
Posted By Matariki
I wouldn't have had the patience to stand there...

I wouldn't have had the patience to stand there listening. I'd tell him to have a nice day and then continue my ride.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-09-15, 06:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 320
Posted By Matariki
Difference between Ambrosio tubular rims?

I have two sets of Ambrosio rims from the 80's and I plan on building up wheels with one of them. One set is Montreal Durex and the other is Metamorphosis. I can't find a lot of specs that tell me...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-09-15, 05:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 508
Posted By Matariki
Have you measured your spindle? The JIS spindles...

Have you measured your spindle? The JIS spindles have the largest end of any of the systems. If you have a JIS crank and it's too big for your spindle, i.e. it seats too far in, then you may have...
Forum: Commuting 09-09-15, 10:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 247
Posted By Matariki
Fenix HP15 Ultimate Edition on helmet

I am considering this light as an upgrade to the bulky integral light/battery unit I now use. The separate battery mounts on the headband at the back. Does anyone have any experience mounting this on...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 09-09-15, 10:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,241
Posted By Matariki
At first I thought this was a divided MUP (which...

At first I thought this was a divided MUP (which would be dumb), but it looks like the divider separates motor vehicles from trail users. Link to street view...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-08-15, 09:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,355
Posted By Matariki
Very nice. I picked up a 72 SC frame a few years...

Very nice. I picked up a 72 SC frame a few years back that had gone through many owners (and many rattle cans). I built it up into my daily commuter and marvel how well it rides (even loaded down)...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 09-07-15, 04:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 465
Posted By Matariki
Fenix HP15 Ultimate Edition on helmet

I am considering this light as an upgrade to the bulky integral light/battery unit I now use. The separate battery mounts on the headband at the back. Does anyone have any experience mounting this...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 09-07-15, 04:03 PM
Replies: 318
Views: 29,855
Posted By Matariki
[QUOTE=noglider;18142964]Why are the model names...

[QUOTE=noglider;18142964]Why are the model names B&M uses so unmemorable? I can't keep them straight in my head. Great products, terrible names.[/QUOTE

You're right, ha! I have a Lumotec IQ Cyo...
Forum: Commuting 09-07-15, 03:51 PM
Replies: 1,577
Views: 78,981
Posted By Matariki
scroca (MT) _______________________ 6,263.11 ...

scroca (MT) _______________________ 6,263.11
augustgarage (CA) _________________ 6,253.7 (8,537.1 total) [144/144]
dschue5 (MN) ______________________ 5,530.0 (8,360 total)
buzzbee (CA)...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-06-15, 08:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 619
Posted By Matariki
Yes you should feel a definite difference between...

Yes you should feel a definite difference between 1st and 2nd.

The only manual I was able to find was this one (http://www.sturmey-archerheritage.com/files/view-287.pdf). Although it's from an...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-05-15, 04:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 619
Posted By Matariki
I have a XRD5 on my commuting bike and I adjust...

I have a XRD5 on my commuting bike and I adjust it so the indicator band center is at the end of the axle. I usually move the shifter through its range and then check again. Sometimes it needs a...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 09-05-15, 04:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 844
Posted By Matariki
Sure I would.

Sure I would.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 09-04-15, 06:40 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,830
Posted By Matariki
Agree. Incentivizing is just another way to say...

Agree. Incentivizing is just another way to say manipulating. There is just no way for the government to manipulate things in a way that optimizes benefits. They do try, but what happens is an...
Forum: Commuting 09-02-15, 06:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 900
Posted By Matariki
As more and more people have smart phones, the...

As more and more people have smart phones, the number of "distracted driving" incidents is spiking.
Forum: Commuting 09-02-15, 03:17 PM
Replies: 1,577
Views: 78,981
Posted By Matariki
augustgarage (CA) _________________ 6,253.7...

augustgarage (CA) _________________ 6,253.7 (8,537.1 total) [144/144]
scroca (MT) _______________________ 6,038.91
dschue5 (MN) ______________________ 5,530.0 (8,360 total)
buzzbee (CA)...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 08-29-15, 09:06 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,121
Posted By Matariki
When I broke my wrist last year, I had a flash...

When I broke my wrist last year, I had a flash that perhaps I "should" be worried about stability so while recovering, I browsed for info about tadpole trikes. This led to browsing ads, which in...
Forum: Commuting 08-28-15, 06:28 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,071
Posted By Matariki
Really? That's one light every hundred yards. I'd...

Really? That's one light every hundred yards. I'd start looking for another route. There are 12 lights on my 7 mile commute and some days they are all red and it gets me batty. For the OP: I...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 08-28-15, 06:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 280
Posted By Matariki
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 08-28-15, 05:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,458
Posted By Matariki
Be careful with this. We humans can never really...

Be careful with this. We humans can never really predict how any dog can react to certain triggers. Best to have them under control.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 08-28-15, 05:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 720
Posted By Matariki
Drivers are trained to know that there are...

Drivers are trained to know that there are priority categories of signs that are set apart by their shapes, sizes, and colors. When driving they should be scanning the signs and give each the...
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