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  1. :lol: Boeing developed T-9 for use as an...

    :lol:

    Boeing developed T-9 for use as an external lubricant on aircraft.
    A dribble bottle is < $10 at Lowes. :50:
    Read the data sheet in the link you provided.

    In the olden days of non-oring...
  2. No it does not collect dirt like the Tri-Flow...

    No it does not collect dirt like the Tri-Flow I've used. The chainrings and cassette stays clean but I use fenders.
    We get little rain in SoCal so I really can not comment on wet weather use.

    It...
  3. Non-Expert late to the party

    About a year ago Richard of Richard's Cyclery had me try Boeshield T.9.
    Richard has been a bent dealer for 25+ years (long chain runs through tubes and such).

    I've been using it ever since....
  4. Thread: Wheel Weight

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    Prolly some type/model of Alex brand rims....

    Prolly some type/model of Alex brand rims. Atleast they were on my Trek DS that was stolen.
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    Schwalbe on resistance, scroll down for the...

    Schwalbe on resistance, scroll down for the graph.
    http://www.schwalbetires.com/tech_info/rolling_resistance

    Bought a new MTB 3 weeks ago. It came with a 100mm, +7 degree stem.
    Had a 90mm, 0...
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    A lotta to$h! Sure is purdy though. 2012...

    A lotta to$h! Sure is purdy though.
    2012 Stromers are on-line for around $2.6k btw. :p

    Vid of Turbo... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DjQXwzAYdKk

    Currie is importing Diavelo bikes. The 45 has...
  7. ? Modding the battery charger fan for sweet silence ?

    This IZip Express 20ah takes awhile to charge even when only down to 40% remaining.
    These thin 40mm fans make a sound irritating to my ears.
    The bike is stored/parked in what some would consider...
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    Spokes and hubs can take a lot of tension, it is...

    Spokes and hubs can take a lot of tension, it is the rim hole that will bend & crack.
    Search for rim issues with your type of rim OP.

    I've tensioned good double butted spokes to cracking a light...
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    I'm 6' @ 220# and have always been rough on rear...

    I'm 6' @ 220# and have always been rough on rear spokes, so I carry zip-ties to hold broken spokes inplace and a nipple wrench to true the plot just to get home.
    (after a second spoke breaks... I'd...
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    Bike type? According to their site the 500w...

    Bike type?

    According to their site the 500w motor only is 9.9#.

    A disc brk rear hub will have less dish than a rim brk and offers better spoke tension balance.

    Rotating weight causes a...
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    maybe worth a look... ...

    maybe worth a look...

    http://www.thule.com/en/ae/products/carriers-and-racks/bike-carriers/towbar-mounted-bike-carriers/thule-europower-916-_-916000
  12. I was thinking about this on my pedal ride today....

    I was thinking about this on my pedal ride today.
    A geared motor for a 26" wheel laced into a 20" would offer less speed but much more torque.
    Motors are speced for a certain rpm and I would not...
  13. Ya know, you could just install a front 20" wheel...

    Ya know, you could just install a front 20" wheel geared hub motor kit in one of your present bikes.
    They make'em for recumbents.
    No more than 250 watts!

    The geared hubs are lighter, got a bit...
  14. Truth is, there are many builders in this market...

    Truth is, there are many builders in this market now(many won't last long) and all kinds of deals are struck.
    I doubt Currie wants Dahon to come into the USA with an ebike but these two have some...
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    Mid-drive? KalkhoffUSA, they may still have blow...

    Mid-drive? KalkhoffUSA, they may still have blow out prices in smaller frames.
    They use Panasonic systems developed in the early '90s and improved since.
    The come with a 9 tooth drive sprocket but...
  16. @ 66 my first ebike will be delivered 8/7/2013. ...

    @ 66 my first ebike will be delivered 8/7/2013.

    After talking to dealers and test riding several + three months of research I decided to go with a well established company. Currie Tech.

    Look at...
  17. According to the info at BU (link above), after...

    According to the info at BU (link above), after 85f and up the lithium batt will get a very slight hit to its life span.
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    We have a bingo! Look at the Currie iZip E3...

    We have a bingo!
    Look at the Currie iZip E3 Zuma step-through... no leg lifting. It has a brushless 500w geared motor with the torque to get him going.
    On-line they can be had 10% off w/free ship....
  19. Might be of interest...

    http://batteryuniversity.com/learn/article/charging_at_high_and_low_temperatures

    I will be ordering my first ebike Friday and have been doing some study because these batteries are expensive....
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    Improved suspension action, yes. Overall the rim...

    Improved suspension action, yes.
    Overall the rim brake assembly is lighter than conventional practice of the time as the hub and the cast spokes were uber-light.

    BTW, in 4200 miles my hyd discs,...
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    The Buell rim disc reduced rotation mass for...

    The Buell rim disc reduced rotation mass for better braking & quicker steering. This is a fact, look it up.
    Eric Buell is a savant, research EBR motorcycles please.
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    Hang in there, by the end of Summer some more...

    Hang in there, by the end of Summer some more disc road bicycles will be here. :thumb:

    After wearing out several rims on hardtail MTBs, I swore off rim brakes and bought a Hybrid with hyd discs....
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    Bell Ray offers many form of moly lubes primarily...

    Bell Ray offers many form of moly lubes primarily for the motorcycle market.

    Honda Moly 60 grease is 60% moly. Works well IMO.
    Moly becomes part of the parent material bonding at the molecular...
  24. Shoot buddy it's a big time gimmick.

    That's why several on this board bad mouth suspension front forks several times a week.
    Any real cyclist will have the seat 100mm above bar height and ride tucked in with no weight on the seat with...
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    + a bazillion.

    + a bazillion.
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