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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-21-10, 08:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,842
Posted By Mike T.
Ok ya caught me lyin' thru my teeth. I'm busted....

Ok ya caught me lyin' thru my teeth. I'm busted. Arrgghh. You're tough to deal with.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-21-10, 07:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,842
Posted By Mike T.
Merriam-Webster online dictionary definition -...

Merriam-Webster online dictionary definition - Never: not ever: at no time.

Personal finding - I ain't never broke no alum nipple in lotsa use. A break didn't happen. Lemme think how else I can...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-21-10, 02:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,842
Posted By Mike T.
That's weird. What am I doing wrong? I've used...

That's weird. What am I doing wrong? I've used nothing but aluminum nipples, for the past 15 years, on all my bikes - mountain, road, dirt road and track. Never a failure, never a race. That's...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-08-10, 08:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,077
Posted By Mike T.
A better point of reference - the best...

A better point of reference - the best timetrialist in the UK - Michael Hutchinson, June 11th, - 100 miles, 3hours 23min 04sec. Best woman - Julia Shaw 3hr 45min 22sec (competition record).
...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-08-10, 08:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,077
Posted By Mike T.
Good grief OP. Pedal faster. My top gear is...

Good grief OP. Pedal faster. My top gear is 50/14 and I top out at about 32mph (downhill) and I'm 62 years old. What's your excuse?
If you could average 30mph on the flat you'd be in this year's...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-03-10, 09:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,470
Posted By Mike T.
I'll stick with my 48 years of 100% wheelbuilding...

I'll stick with my 48 years of 100% wheelbuilding success rate with doing what I do thank ya very much. But as you're the argumentative type for the sake of arguing, my findings won't be good enough...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-03-10, 04:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,470
Posted By Mike T.
Check my site for Newb wheelbuilding tips...

Check my site for Newb wheelbuilding tips (http://miketechinfo.com/new-tech-wheels-tires.htm) . There's a link at the end for musical pitch and tension.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-29-10, 05:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 666
Posted By Mike T.
I use every method that I've ever read about -...

I use every method that I've ever read about - they're all on my wheelbuilding site - here. (http://miketechinfo.com/new-tech-wheels-tires.htm)
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-19-10, 02:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 260
Posted By Mike T.
Re-building a wheel is covered in my wheel info...

Re-building a wheel is covered in my wheel info and its links at the end -

http://miketechinfo.com/new-tech-wheels-tires.htm

All you need is a spoke wrench and some lube.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-17-10, 03:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,609
Posted By Mike T.
Under 1500 grams (a true "under" not some...

Under 1500 grams (a true "under" not some advertising lie) is the Bicycle Wheel Warehouse Blackset Race (http://www.bicyclewheelwarehouse.com/index.php?_a=viewProd&productId=34) at 1451g and $350. ...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-27-10, 05:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 504
Posted By Mike T.
I upgraded my early '90s Masi with no problems at...

I upgraded my early '90s Masi with no problems at all - and using a 130mm cassette hub. I manually attempted to spread the rear dropouts from the 126mm width and the effect was very acceptable even...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 03-20-10, 03:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 415
Posted By Mike T.
Roger Musson's fine wheelbuilding e-book...

Roger Musson's fine wheelbuilding e-book (http://www.wheelpro.co.uk/wheelbuilding/book.php) shows his design for a wooden wheel stand and lowdown on my wheelbuilding page...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 02-28-10, 04:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,131
Posted By Mike T.
Use a file! Doesn't everyone have a file? :eek:

Use a file! Doesn't everyone have a file? :eek:
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 02-25-10, 06:06 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,674
Posted By Mike T.
Google Mark Bowthorpe. No-one has more miles on...

Google Mark Bowthorpe. No-one has more miles on a belt drive than he does. He just set the round-the-world record on a Rohlof hub belt driven.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 02-22-10, 07:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,289
Posted By Mike T.
Really? Well I'll beef hooked. And here's me...

Really? Well I'll beef hooked. And here's me thinking grease was a lube.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 02-22-10, 07:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,771
Posted By Mike T.
I've been using Homebrew for, hmmm, maybe 15-20...

I've been using Homebrew for, hmmm, maybe 15-20 years, never used a "rust inhibitor" and never had a rusty chain. And yeah they get wet. I always thought oil was a rust inhibitor :eek:
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 02-22-10, 03:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,289
Posted By Mike T.
Oh **** I forgot what site I was on! Ok...

Oh **** I forgot what site I was on!


Ok I'll use it in my bottom bracket and hub bearings then. :rolleyes:
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 02-22-10, 01:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,289
Posted By Mike T.
Lube for what?

Lube for what?
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 02-20-10, 12:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,459
Posted By Mike T.
I just got another Chain Reaction order a few...

I just got another Chain Reaction order a few minutes ago - 9 days from when I ordered. Ireland to Canada. Handlebar, cassette, Ritchey Torque key - $160 canadian. The PO person didn't ask for...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 02-19-10, 11:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,459
Posted By Mike T.
I've dealt with them lots over the past 2 years...

I've dealt with them lots over the past 2 years or so and they're great. On much of their stuff I can't find better prices anywhere. For me, everything that their site says is in stock has been in...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 02-04-10, 08:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 969
Posted By Mike T.
Of course you can do that. Put 10 in if you like.

Of course you can do that. Put 10 in if you like.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-28-10, 05:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,295
Posted By Mike T.
Use my "Jiggle Valve" - get an old spoke and...

Use my "Jiggle Valve" - get an old spoke and straighten the j-bend the best you can. Chop 1/2" off the head end. Get a drillbit that's slightly smaller than the head. Drill the hole in the lowest...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-24-10, 08:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 371
Posted By Mike T.
If you don't know the answer to this question...

If you don't know the answer to this question then you are truly in over your head and should read up on wheelbuilding. Start with my wheelbuilding tips...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-19-10, 06:43 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,456
Posted By Mike T.
As the owner of all wheelbuilding books, let me...

As the owner of all wheelbuilding books, let me do you a favor - buy Roger Musson's wheelbuilding e-book. (http://www.wheelpro.co.uk/wheelbuilding/book.php)
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-18-10, 05:07 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,456
Posted By Mike T.
Yeah just saw some guys with geetars!

Yeah just saw some guys with geetars!
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