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Bike pressure. ib/in2, bar and PSI.

Old 06-24-09, 09:13 AM
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Bike pressure. ib/in2, bar and PSI.

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Old 06-24-09, 09:16 AM
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PSI = pounds per square inch = lb/in2
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Old 06-24-09, 09:39 AM
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One bar is approx air pressure at sea level. Commonly used in Europe.
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Old 06-24-09, 09:49 AM
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I can't believe you couldn't figure out psi vs lbs/in2...and posted about it.
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Old 06-24-09, 09:54 AM
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It's cuz he thought it said ib/in2. Shorthand for the ebonics phrase "I be into"

I be into gettin' crunk and rollin' my Impala on 24s.
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Old 06-24-09, 10:19 AM
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Oh, okay. It can get so confusing with "to" scales to read...
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Old 06-24-09, 10:25 AM
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Within 2% accuracy:

1 bar = 1 atm = 100,000 Pa = 100 KPa = 760 torr = 14.5 PSI
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Old 06-24-09, 10:31 AM
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Here is an excellent conversion tool to plant on your desktop. It converts any form of measure into a more common (to you) form. It's fun! And it's FREE.

https://joshmadison.com/article/convert-for-windows
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Old 06-24-09, 10:32 AM
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Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets View Post
It's cuz he thought it said ib/in2. Shorthand for the ebonics phrase "I be into"

I be into gettin' crunk and rollin' my Impala on 24s.
Nice.
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Originally Posted by jeffakil View Post
I can't believe you couldn't believe I couldn't figure it out and posted about it. At least I posted out of ignorance, you just wanted to feed your ego.
Actually I'm probably enabling your ego, but what the heck. Just can't believe if you had a pump and you had two different units of measure on the gauge, that you figured one or both were from beyond the norm from wherever you're from and had no idea how to determine what was up with it. It's pretty amusing in some respects, disturbing in others. Oh, and learn to use the quote feature for clarity...
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Old 06-25-09, 09:52 AM
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This is fun! Anyone got popcorn???
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Originally Posted by jeffakil View Post
I can't believe you couldn't believe I couldn't figure it out and posted about it. At least I posted out of ignorance, you just wanted to feed your ego.
Touché
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jeffakil, post your question in the roadie section of the forum. They are much kinder and gentler there.
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Originally Posted by jeffakil View Post
Thanks for telling me about the feature.

Hey, it's fine. We're all psychologically different. Some people "help" others to feed their ego. It makes them feel superior. Often times this is just a mechanism to hide their own sense of inferiority. Maybe because they got yelled at a lot when they were little. Anyway, the point that I'm trying to get across is that is dumb, and it sounds very snob-like to be "surprised", or " disturbed" when somebody doesn't know something, especially when it says "newbie" right below my name. I'm sure there are a lot of thing that I know that you don't, and when I find somebody that's interested in one of those things I enjoy sharing information with them more than I do acting like a know-it-all smart-ass. I love people like you because they never fail to make me feel better about myself, lol.
We're all psychologically different? Got yelled at a lot when they were little? What kind of psycho babble is that? Your mommy always tell you you were special?

You had a pump in your hands with two types of air pressure readings. I could maybe see a lot of Americans wouldn't be familiar with bar. But pounds per square inch? This is your first dealing with any type of air pressure? This is your first bicycle? You don't drive a car? Did you even know what PSI stood for?

Sorry if I offended your delicate sensibilities, but usually a newbie question is just a "what should I inflate my tires to?" sort of thing...can't remember a single post in a bike forum that had to ask what the measurements themselves were.
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Originally Posted by bikinfool View Post
Sorry if I offended your delicate sensibilities, but usually a newbie question is just a "what should I inflate my tires to?" sort of thing...can't remember a single post in a bike forum that had to ask what the measurements themselves were.
Now would be a good time for you to STFU on this issue.

He asked a simple question.

If you couldn't simply answer the question WITHOUT a childish putdown, then you shouldn't have responded at all.

Now ... you're doing nothing but making yourself look worse and worse with each successive post.

When you're in a hole, stop digging. You're in a hole.
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