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Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-26-16, 10:55 PM
Replies: 318
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Posted By rekmeyata
I know that steel won't have the crushing problem...

I know that steel won't have the crushing problem that CF has if things are not properly torqued unless you got the steel paper thin but then it would collapse as soon as a rider mounted it! I can...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-26-16, 08:38 PM
Replies: 318
Views: 7,956
Posted By rekmeyata
Ever wanted to get your hands on a pro's bike?...

Ever wanted to get your hands on a pro's bike? Here's how - Cycling Weekly (http://www.cyclingweekly.co.uk/news/latest-news/ever-wanted-to-get-your-hands-on-a-pro-bike-heres-how-145863) About 2/3rds...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-26-16, 08:36 PM
Replies: 318
Views: 7,956
Posted By rekmeyata
What I said was that there wasn't one report that...

What I said was that there wasn't one report that a Rodriguez bike frame ever failed, not including crashes of course. I think that a lightweight steel bike if made properly like the Rodriguez...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-26-16, 08:29 PM
Replies: 318
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Posted By rekmeyata
The pro road bikes, well at least Canyon does,...

The pro road bikes, well at least Canyon does, but I heard others do to, are all put through a CT scanner before they are sold, so there are precautions taken so as not to sell a bike that could...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-26-16, 08:03 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 4,525
Posted By rekmeyata
It happens to me all the time here by the usual...

It happens to me all the time here by the usual folk some of which have left only to be replaced by new ones, I just look at as part of the fun of messing around with all the narcissists, so please...
Forum: Commuting 07-26-16, 07:38 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 1,244
Posted By rekmeyata
We're in total agreement.

We're in total agreement.
Forum: Commuting 07-26-16, 07:37 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 1,244
Posted By rekmeyata
Yes, a large percentage of private cars have a...

Yes, a large percentage of private cars have a electronic limited top speed which varies from car to car, see: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Speed_limiter
Forum: Commuting 07-26-16, 04:04 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 1,244
Posted By rekmeyata
I think there are a lot of highways across this...

I think there are a lot of highways across this country that should have unlimited speed limit as long as you drive within reason for the conditions prevailing. But in order to do that laws have to...
Forum: Commuting 07-26-16, 04:01 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 1,244
Posted By rekmeyata
Is it your right to break traffic laws on your...

Is it your right to break traffic laws on your bike?
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-26-16, 04:00 PM
Replies: 318
Views: 7,956
Posted By rekmeyata
Bike Shops tell you this because that is mostly...

Bike Shops tell you this because that is mostly what they carry and since they tend to be in the middle to high end pricing they make more profit than selling some "cheap" aluminum bike. They're...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-26-16, 03:51 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 4,525
Posted By rekmeyata
I'm sorry, but that strikes me as odd! I've seen...

I'm sorry, but that strikes me as odd! I've seen cane poles a lot and they're increasing in popularity...obviously I don't see as many cane poles as I do other types, but they are far from being...
Forum: Commuting 07-26-16, 03:23 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 1,244
Posted By rekmeyata
I disagree, I should be entitled to all the power...

I disagree, I should be entitled to all the power and speed I paid to buy the car for and that it has but has been governed for no reason. It's my right. If you want to go that far then lets put...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-26-16, 03:19 PM
Replies: 318
Views: 7,956
Posted By rekmeyata
He's talking about the same world wide cover up...

He's talking about the same world wide cover up due to rim brakes failing for decades sending thousands of people to their deaths and thus now we need disk brakes to prevent those thousands of deaths.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-26-16, 03:15 PM
Replies: 318
Views: 7,956
Posted By rekmeyata
The lightest custom racing bicycles | Lighter...

The lightest custom racing bicycles | Lighter than carbon fiber | The Steel Rodriguez Outlaw (http://www.rodbikes.com/catalog/outlaw/outlaw-main.html) Nope
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-26-16, 03:13 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 4,525
Posted By rekmeyata
I never raced on 5 speed though I did have a set...

I never raced on 5 speed though I did have a set of gears like that, I raced mostly on 7. The gear ratios I explained in my above post were on my 84 Trek 660, I would have to go look at my Miyata...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-26-16, 03:08 PM
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Posted By rekmeyata
I agree they are great tires, I finally wore out...

I agree they are great tires, I finally wore out my set a couple of weeks ago with about 5800 miles on them and only one flat. Mine were 25 tires, I bought mine on a closeout sale, I think they were...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-26-16, 03:04 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 4,525
Posted By rekmeyata
Whatever the reality is or was there were 11-28's...

Whatever the reality is or was there were 11-28's back in the 80's as well as triple fronts, there were even 11-30's. Corncob gears where different granted, they usually ranged from 12-21 but also...
Forum: Commuting 07-26-16, 02:26 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 1,244
Posted By rekmeyata
this is what drives me crazy, we have cars that...

this is what drives me crazy, we have cars that have governors built into them from the factory so they can't go over a set speed (which pisses me off to no end since I bought the car thus I should...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-26-16, 02:21 PM
Replies: 318
Views: 7,956
Posted By rekmeyata
Hmm, not entirely since Rodriguez makes the...

Hmm, not entirely since Rodriguez makes the lightest steel bike in the world called the Outlaw at 13.5 pounds and there isn't one report of a frame failure. So no, I can't just add any material in...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-26-16, 02:17 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 4,525
Posted By rekmeyata
^^ What? you've never seen a cane pole in all...

^^ What? you've never seen a cane pole in all the years you fished? That's weird, I've seen a lot of them actually and for some reason are becoming more and more popular. Heck I even have a cane...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-26-16, 01:47 PM
Replies: 318
Views: 7,956
Posted By rekmeyata
Actually there has been more fork failures than...

Actually there has been more fork failures than frame failures, as there is more CF seatpost breaking than there are frames, some of those breakages may be result of incorrect torque being used on...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-26-16, 12:58 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 4,525
Posted By rekmeyata
Interesting you mention that, I have several 6...

Interesting you mention that, I have several 6 and 7 speed bikes and one 10 speed, quite frankly I don't see the need either for more gears...BUT, neither one of us are racing in today's world where...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-26-16, 12:50 PM
Replies: 318
Views: 7,956
Posted By rekmeyata
But companies sell the same bike frames to the...

But companies sell the same bike frames to the public that they use for racing, there are a few that use special custom frames that are not sold to the public, this may become more prevalent in the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-26-16, 11:16 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 4,525
Posted By rekmeyata
He has a BMX now, but he's not into doing stunts...

He has a BMX now, but he's not into doing stunts and has said to me repeatedly that he wants a faster bike so he can ride with me faster and further. He cranks that BMX as fast as he can but wants a...
Forum: Commuting 07-26-16, 11:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,744
Posted By rekmeyata
Not sure why the perceived difference is that we...

Not sure why the perceived difference is that we both experienced, but from my experience the 105 is definitely better all the way around. There is one thing I need to mentioned that I failed to do...
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