It's steel,bend it back.
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It's steel,bend it back.
If that's your thing.....I don't have a problem with it.
Roll a pack of Camels in my sleeve,slick my hair back,put on my Levi's that are standing in the corner,put on jack boots.....Let's roll.
Starts with a G and ends with a D.....With an REE in the middle.
Chain Reaction is great.....I buy stuff from them all the time.....Nice people,fast shipping,have almost everything......What's not...
I'm old and worn out,so there are no gears that are low enough.Granny on my bike is 20x36 on 26. It's crawling low.
My first tour,a million years ago, from L.A.-S.F. I rode with a 52-42 X...
Baby shampoo for everything.
Those folks you speak of are part of the "common" tourers....So I'm guessing yes.
There are all types of folks that tour.....even old fat stupid ugly long haired bearded hippies like me....:)
Oxfords with bmx pedals
Aviation glasses hook behind your ears with not much tension around your temples.
All of this drama so you can ride to work?
So you get it timed perfectly.....OOPS!....got a flat,what's your smartphone/speedsheet say then?
I get to work early,stuff happens.
I used to wake up grouchy in the mornings....Now I let her sleep late....:)
Waking up early sucks.....But it's WAY better than not waking at all...:)
You must be young,otherwise you would have...
2 deflated tires on one car sucks......:)
I make up a couple z bend spokes when lacing the wheels......zip tied to the rack.....I don't want to mess with my saddle to fix my wheel.
Are you still with us?....:)
My buddy used to work with carbon fiber....Grew a 3rd leg in the middle of his forehead....Couldn't see it though,the balls were in his eyes.....
Disposable hazmat suits are not that much.Wouldn't want you to get cancer from cutting 1 fork....:)
That's about right...
Is that with or without lube....:)
Tpi has nothing to do with getting flats......But it does have something to do with how well your tires roll.
Grade 25 balls are fine.....Abec 5 bearings use grade 25 balls....That's plenty good enough for any bicycle parts.....Grade 10 (used in abec7/9 bearings) is as nice as you'll get in a steel ball and...
I've tried,I can't find anybody that can ride that slow without falling over....Takes years of practice.
There's a guy at one of my local beaches (L.A.) that brings a bike like that to the beach on the weekends.He gives 10-1 odds that you can't ride it 10 feet without putting your feet down.....Great...
Amboy CA...Population 4....Normally you can't see a car being driven for 100 miles in any direction...You can be there for days at times and not see a car moving...Go there in summer and you might...
For me, cotton/poly blend pants wear the best if you are the pant wearing type...That's all I wear,cut off and hemmed for summer....My riding pants are $2.50 from the Salvation Army...:)
I'd love to show pictures but I have no way to do that at the moment.....Sorry.
Find hole,scuff tube until it is dull everywhere the patch goes,apply glue AND LET DRY (it will become dull and dry to the touch) apply patch and press it down good...done.I leave the clear backing...
Mobil 1.....That's what i use in my machine shop.
I just bought that exact frame and fork on Ebay,used,for $45.....Built the whole bike for $450( 3 speed path racer kinda look thing)....Including handbuilt wheels on a AW 3 speed rear...