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Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-16-16, 02:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,352
Posted By blacknbluebikes
Bakfiets en Meer Overview: WorkCycles Kr8...

Bakfiets en Meer Overview: WorkCycles Kr8 Bakfiets (http://www.bakfiets-en-meer.nl/workcycles-faqs-overviews/overview-bakfiets-cargobike/)
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-16-16, 02:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 215
Posted By blacknbluebikes
also, you mentioned "jamming between the small...

also, you mentioned "jamming between the small gear & the frame." that's probably a limit screw problem.
Rear Derailleur Adjustment | Park Tool...
Forum: Northeast 08-12-16, 10:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 491
Posted By blacknbluebikes
in NYC, ride for distance and for the...

in NYC, ride for distance and for the experience... hills? "fergittabutit!" For kicks, we Jersey riders invite our NYC rider friends out to do hills, then we practice our CPR skills.

Ride...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-11-16, 10:54 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,344
Posted By blacknbluebikes
+1, although I think the cutoffs could be at...

+1, although I think the cutoffs could be at <1500, >2500 and (agreeing) that inbetween is moot.

Also, you will notice the difference after 5 or 6 years: pivots, brackets, stops, bushings,...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-10-16, 12:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,068
Posted By blacknbluebikes
Actually, I ride both. My "fastbike" has GP4000,...

Actually, I ride both. My "fastbike" has GP4000, my "farbike" has Gatorskins. I ride on NJ roads that provide lots of "puncture opportunities." I have replaced some very light, very comfortable...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-10-16, 12:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,268
Posted By blacknbluebikes
Loosen quick-release and remove wheel. Toss...

Loosen quick-release and remove wheel.
Toss bike high in air.
Quickly change tube and reinflate.
Catch bike as it returns to Earth.
Return wheel to dropouts.
Nothing to it.
Snicker.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 08-10-16, 12:08 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,488
Posted By blacknbluebikes
Sadly, they are likely at the peak of their...

Sadly, they are likely at the peak of their careers doing idiot-talk third generation Opey and Anthony rip-off. Something they work hard not to recognize, yet likely fear late at night. Likely, one...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-10-16, 11:48 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,600
Posted By blacknbluebikes
Old grease eventually turns to molasses then to...

Old grease eventually turns to molasses then to peanut brittle. Thus, bearings are always suspect on older bikes. Wheels on any bike should spin "joyfully" if truly round and bearings are clean,...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-10-16, 11:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 439
Posted By blacknbluebikes
Followup here for future searchers regarding PF...

Followup here for future searchers regarding PF and/or BBRight bottom bracket noise or bottom bracket creak or bottom bracket click tick. Ongoing "metronome tick" from BBRight / Rotor Crank on 2014...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-10-16, 11:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 963
Posted By blacknbluebikes
Highly recommend Loctite 680 for BBright "noise"...

Highly recommend Loctite 680 for BBright "noise" solutions. Solved my Cervelo R3 / Rotor crank issues after multiple efforts.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-11-16, 07:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 430
Posted By blacknbluebikes
followup: the shifters mentioned by Carbomb,...

followup: the shifters mentioned by Carbomb, above, are installed and working fine. Extra funds saved were applied to hoppy recovery drinks. thx to all for input.
Forum: Road Cycling 07-06-16, 05:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By blacknbluebikes
Thief. People around here pay more than that for...

Thief. People around here pay more than that for a saddle. Enjoy.
Forum: Road Cycling 07-06-16, 05:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 562
Posted By blacknbluebikes
Your choice is the one that will, over the coming...

Your choice is the one that will, over the coming years, make you think "I have a really cool friggin' bike."
Forum: Road Cycling 07-05-16, 07:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,143
Posted By blacknbluebikes
+1. about 2 weeks to get used to it, never...

+1. about 2 weeks to get used to it, never looking back.
Forum: Road Cycling 07-05-16, 07:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,403
Posted By blacknbluebikes
Smart move on the swimming.

Smart move on the swimming.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-01-16, 01:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 383
Posted By blacknbluebikes
do you have a press-fit bottom bracket, by...

do you have a press-fit bottom bracket, by chance?

if you've checked pedals, cleats & chain ring bolts, if you know it's not in the wheels or headset, you've likely got a bottom bracket issue. ...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-28-16, 12:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,149
Posted By blacknbluebikes
Don't sweat the hills so much, it's just a lower...

Don't sweat the hills so much, it's just a lower gear and maybe lower MPH. I suggest your primary training focus is about hours in the saddle. Hills or no hills, your legs and your contact points...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-07-16, 01:15 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,835
Posted By blacknbluebikes
love my new ISM, radical change for the better. ...

love my new ISM, radical change for the better.
liked: WTR, selle italia
not so great: fizik antares, specialized romin evo.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-07-16, 01:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 872
Posted By blacknbluebikes
Lot of variety on the NJ roads (understatement). ...

Lot of variety on the NJ roads (understatement).
Long distance bike I run Gatorskins. Flats are extremely rare, like zero in several hundred hours. 25mm, run about 85psi.
Fast bike I ride GP...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-23-16, 01:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 754
Posted By blacknbluebikes
+1 on Fit. Wear it for several minutes. If it...

+1 on Fit. Wear it for several minutes. If it doesn't feel good, you're gonna hate it.
Also try it on with a cycling cap or whatever else you might use for sweat control.
Make sure you take your...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-23-16, 12:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 430
Posted By blacknbluebikes
great suggestion. very acceptable price risk,...

great suggestion. very acceptable price risk, I'd say...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-23-16, 11:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 430
Posted By blacknbluebikes
25yrs old - is there a replacement for Shimano 7-sp 200GS FD/RD & shifters?

They've earned their retirement, and maybe a gold watch to boot. My "daily driver town bike" is a 1991 Trek 829 Antelope that's still doing just great, but I've serviced those shifters about as far...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-23-16, 11:19 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,936
Posted By blacknbluebikes
Long term logs suggest that PFRR appears to be...

Long term logs suggest that PFRR appears to be dropping at somewhat linear negative slope over time. May be a training issue.

That would be the perceived female response rate. Same kit, same...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-12-16, 06:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 409
Posted By blacknbluebikes
Main point is that the majority of your need is...

Main point is that the majority of your need is to torque between 4 and 8 Nm- and only occasionally at higher levels, like for cranks. Buy a ratchet-style click wrench, preferably in a convenient...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 08-11-15, 09:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,054
Posted By blacknbluebikes
I read the article twice, very interesting, seems...

I read the article twice, very interesting, seems well grounded & balanced. First off, there are obviously no clear indications as to who will or will not get atrial or ventricular issues. What...
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