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    Some photos you just have to share

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    I like the picture but I hate those style of cranks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Huffandstuff View Post
    I like the picture but I hate those style of cranks.
    Well cottered cranks hate you too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Leukybear View Post
    Well cottered cranks hate you too.
    Good.

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    That's a great pic!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Huffandstuff View Post
    I like the picture but I hate those style of cranks.
    How do you feel about rod brakes?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scrodzilla View Post
    How do you feel about rod brakes?
    I'm glad you said they were rod brakes, because I couldn't understand what those linkages were.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scrodzilla View Post
    How do you feel about rod brakes?
    Brakes are death!

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    Not gonna lie, I thought this was the funniest thing ever when I took the picture:

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    Quote Originally Posted by seau grateau View Post
    Not gonna lie, I thought this was the funniest thing ever when I took the picture:

    Pineapple Juice!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Leukybear View Post
    Well cottered cranks hate you too.
    Looks to be cottered at first glance - but is that a trick of the light or something like a woodruff key on the bb axle? Never seen such a thing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jolly_ross View Post
    Looks to be cottered at first glance - but is that a trick of the light or something like a woodruff key on the bb axle? Never seen such a thing.
    Has to be a trick of the light. The crank arm has to rotate freely against the spindle so the flat spot on the cotter can properly engage the flat spot on the spindle. Putting a woodruff key on the spindle would totally defeat that. And it's not symmetrically placed.

    The crank in the picture is not a high end crank. Really nice cottered cranks are... well, really nice!

    Here's my 'photo I just have to share.' Taken on a century last month.



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    Lovely spot. Early morning?
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    Quote Originally Posted by europa View Post
    Lovely spot. Early morning?
    Yes, early morning; the sun was just coming up. But not, actually, such a lovely spot. Right next to a busy road; a mucky dirty artificial pond, the heron in the foreground is standing on some kind of a water intake... note the pipes in the foreground.

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    This morning's commute.


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    Quote Originally Posted by misskaz View Post
    This morning's commute.


    Untitled by miss_kaz, on Flickr
    I always lie to myself and say I am going to leave early and take a photo like this, never happens. I've also been to lazy to take LFT and have been going through the city to save all of 5 minutes. That is also not helping. Great photo.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rhm View Post
    Has to be a trick of the light. The crank arm has to rotate freely against the spindle so the flat spot on the cotter can properly engage the flat spot on the spindle. Putting a woodruff key on the spindle would totally defeat that. And it's not symmetrically placed.

    The crank in the picture is not a high end crank. Really nice cottered cranks are... well, really nice!

    Here's my 'photo I just have to share.' Taken on a century last month.


    I'm diggin the crane.

    Or is it a heron?
    Or is it an egret?

    AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH
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    Quote Originally Posted by john4789 View Post
    I always lie to myself and say I am going to leave early and take a photo like this, never happens. I've also been to lazy to take LFT and have been going through the city to save all of 5 minutes. That is also not helping. Great photo.
    I stopped but didn't even get off the bike to take that pic. And are you sure going on the streets saves time? LFT vs streets for me adds 1.5 miles but because there are no stop lights it takes about the same amount of time.

    Today I took streets because of the wind and ugh I hate cars and everyone else so much. Back to LFT, wind or no, for me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by misskaz View Post
    I stopped but didn't even get off the bike to take that pic. And are you sure going on the streets saves time? LFT vs streets for me adds 1.5 miles but because there are no stop lights it takes about the same amount of time.
    I live in Albany Park, 8.8miles to the Loop through the city, 11.2miles by LFT. That 2.4 miles usually only costs me an extra 5 to 10 minutes if no wind. The wind is that extra variable that I can't deal with when I am already running late - which is always.

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    The reason I ride long distance.

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