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Forum: Foo 07-24-16, 09:22 AM
Replies: 6,603
Views: 732,822
Posted By Jeff Wills
It's got a Bafang electric assist. The rider has...

It's got a Bafang electric assist. The rider has Parkinson's, but with the assist he cruises with the rest of us.

Another in the group was wearing his favorite jersey. Dave had a '59 Corvette in...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-23-16, 10:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 293
Posted By Jeff Wills
If you want to keep it all Shimano: ...

If you want to keep it all Shimano:
https://www.universalcycles.com/shopping/product_details.php?id=46827&category=671...
Forum: Foo 07-23-16, 10:22 PM
Replies: 6,603
Views: 732,822
Posted By Jeff Wills
Today's ride with the recumbent gang intersected...

Today's ride with the recumbent gang intersected the end of the Troutdale Summerfest parade. This Corvette followed us into the middle of town and parked in front of our favorite snack stop, the...
Forum: Foo 07-23-16, 10:14 PM
Replies: 805
Views: 39,857
Posted By Jeff Wills
Tongue firmly in cheek: ...

Tongue firmly in cheek:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=baExq6xNhQ8
Forum: Foo 07-21-16, 10:11 PM
Replies: 6,603
Views: 732,822
Posted By Jeff Wills
Because we are better, more refined and tasteful...

Because we are better, more refined and tasteful than people on most car forums.

OTOH, have you read some of the "discussions" on the "Racing" subforum? :crash:
Forum: Foo 07-19-16, 11:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 172
Posted By Jeff Wills
More of the collection is in Madras: Erickson...

More of the collection is in Madras: Erickson Aircraft Collection | Erickson Madras | Oregon Aviation Museum (http://www.ericksoncollection.com/)

In between that and Seattle is the LeMay Car...
Forum: Foo 07-19-16, 11:43 PM
Replies: 7,681
Views: 1,095,525
Posted By Jeff Wills
^^^ Weak effort. Car Lands on Top of Roof of...

^^^ Weak effort.

Car Lands on Top of Roof of Palos Verdes Estates Home?s Garage: Fire Department | KTLA...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-18-16, 11:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 286
Posted By Jeff Wills
No. If your rims are typical "mountain bike"...

No. If your rims are typical "mountain bike" style, you can fit anything between 26 x 1.5" to 26 x 2.5". 0.05" barely qualifies as a smidgen.

You and your daughter will be fine.
Forum: Foo 07-18-16, 11:01 PM
Replies: 7,681
Views: 1,095,525
Posted By Jeff Wills
Parallel parking fail.

Parallel parking fail.
Forum: Foo 07-18-16, 10:57 PM
Replies: 488
Views: 23,666
Posted By Jeff Wills
Apparently I missed "peak Nathanial Rateliff" by...

Apparently I missed "peak Nathanial Rateliff" by about a month. I don't know whether to put this under "Modern Music" or "Sunday Covers" or "WTF"...

Ladeez and gentlebeings... Nathanial Rateliff...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-14-16, 10:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By Jeff Wills
A good friend lives in Boise. He's into vintage...

A good friend lives in Boise. He's into vintage cruiser-style bikes.

He's got a country band named "Poke": Poke - The most entertaining Country Music Band in Boise!...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-14-16, 10:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 473
Posted By Jeff Wills
If it's rideable, it's kind of safe. It's not...

If it's rideable, it's kind of safe. It's not going to stay true for long though. Your next ride should be to a bike shop for a replacement rim or wheel.
Forum: Adaptive Cycling: Handcycles, Amputee Adaptation, Visual Impairment, and Other Needs 07-14-16, 10:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 793
Posted By Jeff Wills
Well, you know the old saying: "Portland has two...

Well, you know the old saying: "Portland has two seasons: 'rain' and 'under construction'".

I'll assume you ended up at Bike Gallery. They have great fit people. Their "master fitter" has gone...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-13-16, 11:04 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,587
Posted By Jeff Wills
Yes, but we're talking about bicycles, not motor...

Yes, but we're talking about bicycles, not motor vehicles. Bicycles need to fit the human body, which means wheels can't be too big or the design becomes compromised in other ways. Too small and...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-11-16, 10:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 166
Posted By Jeff Wills
Yes. For splined cogs, yes. Except for...

Yes.

For splined cogs, yes.

Except for the 14t (IIRC), all of the splined cogs have separate spacers.


No. On the 6-speed, there is one threaded cog, 2 small-splined cogs, and 3...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-11-16, 10:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 563
Posted By Jeff Wills
I see a collection of dirt and debris that needs...

I see a collection of dirt and debris that needs to be cleaned. I see what you think is a hole, but I'm not sure.

In any case, it's a newer, somewhat cheap frame. I bet it's heavy-gauge steel. I...
Forum: Foo 07-11-16, 10:00 PM
Replies: 6,603
Views: 732,822
Posted By Jeff Wills
I can imagine a miserable death when the air...

I can imagine a miserable death when the air conditioning breaks down.
Forum: Foo 07-11-16, 09:50 PM
Replies: 488
Views: 23,666
Posted By Jeff Wills
Double-posting this. So sue me. I'm going...

Double-posting this. So sue me.

I'm going to put it on Facebook for my co-workers. Working in a hospital pharmacy will twist your brain a bit. Good thing I was twisted before I started there. ...
Forum: Foo 07-11-16, 09:48 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 11,130
Posted By Jeff Wills
I'm going to double-post this in Modern Music...

I'm going to double-post this in Modern Music Monday... because.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RWiJk11NGUE
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-09-16, 11:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 837
Posted By Jeff Wills
I've seen a couple campuses with bike-co-ops on...

I've seen a couple campuses with bike-co-ops on campus. Cheap labor for the co-op, learning opportunity for the students.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-07-16, 10:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 837
Posted By Jeff Wills
Answering once cuts down the effort for those of...

Answering once cuts down the effort for those of us who actually read every post. Have mercy on an old man's eyes.

FWIW: Liz, if you are female (please excuse the presumption if you are not) and...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-05-16, 12:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 470
Posted By Jeff Wills
I couldn't tell you- I was in the back warehouse,...

I couldn't tell you- I was in the back warehouse, so I just saw what came in and went out.

The only thing I can offer is that we saw plenty of failures on Carbone frames. I can't recall one on a...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-04-16, 06:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 470
Posted By Jeff Wills
Since I worked at a warehouse that distributed...

Since I worked at a warehouse that distributed and repaired Vitus bonded frames I have to say: yes there were failures. Most of them were on early Carbone frames (carbon fiber tubes, aluminum lugs)....
Forum: Adaptive Cycling: Handcycles, Amputee Adaptation, Visual Impairment, and Other Needs 06-30-16, 10:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 793
Posted By Jeff Wills
IMO, the Specialized Armadillos are very...

IMO, the Specialized Armadillos are very flat-resistant, but bog slow. I would try a set of 700 x 32 Continentals Sport Contacts:...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-29-16, 08:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 260
Posted By Jeff Wills
Bicycle Research CT-4: Shimano Splined...

Bicycle Research CT-4:
Shimano Splined Freewheel Remover (pre-1985) (http://www.bicycletool.com/shimanosplinedfreewheelremoverpre-1985.aspx)
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