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08-04-22, 01:06 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,222
Posted By digger

He was either responding to what I typed or...

He was either responding to what I typed or making a suggestion of what I could have said to the motorist.

I’ll assume the latter, besides it ain’t the worst ever said to me and I’m a forgiver.
07-29-22, 05:09 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,222
Posted By digger

It is a response to the title of this thread ...

It is a response to the title of this thread

“What’s the stupidest thing a motorist has told you?”

THAT was the stupidest thing.

But it would be a great response as well!
07-29-22, 05:06 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,911
Posted By digger

What happens when you take your hand out if a...

What happens when you take your hand out if a bucket of water?

I have no care about a legacy, or if it gets better or worse there when I leave. I’m there for the six-figure income, the fact I can...
06-24-22, 07:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,911
Posted By digger

I can retire at the age of 55 in 26 months, 7...

I can retire at the age of 55 in 26 months, 7 days and 1 hour…..approximately.

Can’t wait to get out of that chaos….obviously I work for federal government.
06-20-22, 06:34 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,222
Posted By digger

“Why don’t you take a more mature way to work.”

“Why don’t you take a more mature way to work.”
05-23-22, 06:37 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,264
Posted By digger

Keep your hygiene down?

Keep your hygiene down?
03-01-22, 08:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,143
Posted By digger

Ouch!!!

Ouch!!!
02-18-22, 08:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 136
Posted By digger

Reinstalled crank, FD now rubbing on large ring

I have a 2021 Salsa Cutthroat 600 with double crank, Race Face 46-30T.

I recently reinstalled the crank as per the directions on the Race Face website...
11-26-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,692
Posted By digger

Considering the voices in my head, "they/them"...

Considering the voices in my head, "they/them" may be best. Not all are male and some female....one is a gerbil, I think....craves lettuce.
11-26-21, 11:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,692
Posted By digger

Inflated to 45 PSI and the tires are 42mm wide.

Inflated to 45 PSI and the tires are 42mm wide.
11-26-21, 05:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,692
Posted By digger

I mounted the rear tire and there is 2mm of gap...

I mounted the rear tire and there is 2mm of gap between the chainstay and the tire sidewall (42mm tire). Too close for me.

Back to the Cutthroat I guess.
11-26-21, 02:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,692
Posted By digger

True, extra weight would enhance the workout. ...

True, extra weight would enhance the workout. I'm familiar with the Warbird but I had to look up the Masi; it's very nice! I wouldn't mind being seen on something like that, even though it is...
11-26-21, 02:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,692
Posted By digger

I worry to much about what people think? You...

I worry to much about what people think? You think so? About me?
11-26-21, 02:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,692
Posted By digger

Yahoo! You're having fun! It warms my heart!

Yahoo! You're having fun! It warms my heart!
11-25-21, 08:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,692
Posted By digger

My wife has said that EXACT same thing to me...

My wife has said that EXACT same thing to me before.
11-25-21, 08:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,692
Posted By digger

I think I’m going to get a new bike for on-road...

I think I’m going to get a new bike for on-road winter. Something like $1000-1500 and aluminum will do, no need for the higher level carbon.
Something that is not a real keeper bike but one that...
11-25-21, 07:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,692
Posted By digger

Agreed. It is presumptuous to assume my...

Agreed. It is presumptuous to assume my pronouns. But it is ok, hard to break old habits.
11-25-21, 07:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,692
Posted By digger

I think you meant “whoopty” not “whooptie”. ...

I think you meant “whoopty” not “whooptie”.

A “whooptie” is, according to Urban Dictionary, a slag term for a wax pen.

Your point is valid nonetheless.
11-25-21, 06:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,692
Posted By digger

That made me laugh!

That made me laugh!
11-25-21, 12:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,692
Posted By digger

I am in a predicament

I recently purchased a set of Continental Contact Spike studded tires for riding on road in winter. I got them to put on my Salsa Cutthroat. But I was thinking, jeeeeez, ya know, it would be a shame...
09-27-20, 06:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,437
Posted By digger

I see, well thank you, I did not know that. Yes,...

I see, well thank you, I did not know that. Yes, the Domane does have a carbon steerer. My Cervelo RS has a carbon steerer but no spacer above the stem, was never installed with one and is from the...
09-27-20, 02:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,437
Posted By digger

Required spacer above stem - Trek Domane

In August I purchased a 2020 Trek Domane SL6.

When I brought it home, I noticed a 3mm spacer above the stem and the stem was angled down (-7 degrees). I wanted to flip the stem wanting a higher...
12-18-19, 05:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 447
Posted By digger

Ain't that something. I could have sworn it was...

Ain't that something. I could have sworn it was a 31.8, but my calipers are saying 35. Thanks for your help.
12-18-19, 09:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 447
Posted By digger

Handlebar dimensions

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The attached photo depicts the handlebar dimensions...
11-25-19, 10:37 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 9,455
Posted By digger

Spit on once, they got pretty close to be able to...

Spit on once, they got pretty close to be able to do it. Nothing else, other than run off the road one time.


Another situation was the reverse. This was late 80s, I was cycling in a subdivision,...
Forum: Fatbikes
11-01-19, 07:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,477
Posted By digger

As mentioned I have 135mm hubs using 9mm QR. ...

As mentioned I have 135mm hubs using 9mm QR. When you say "convertible" you mean switching out the 135mm hub for a 150mm thru-axle, correct? That's in the back of my mind also.

Snow pack is...
Forum: Fatbikes
11-01-19, 03:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,477
Posted By digger

Taper, no. But MAYBE the slider increases in...

Taper, no. But MAYBE the slider increases in diameter right at the top where the fork arch begins.
Forum: Fatbikes
10-31-19, 06:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,477
Posted By digger

Why wouldn’t this suspension fork work?

I’ve been kicking around the internet trying to find a suspension fork for a 9mm QR front wheel.
I found one here, but they say that for tires over 4.5 inches, it may not fit; depends on the tire....
06-24-19, 05:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,682
Posted By digger

I have a 2016 Tucson and after much research I...

I have a 2016 Tucson and after much research I settled on the Kuat 2.0 Base. It’s 2 bike, can fit road to fat bike, integrated locking cables, no tool mounting and dismounting on the vehicle,...
06-03-19, 06:25 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 11,640
Posted By digger

Crikey mate! Mahbe da dingo ate yur bahbee!

Crikey mate! Mahbe da dingo ate yur bahbee!
06-26-18, 02:11 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,117
Posted By digger

Not physically, there’s emotional pain. When...

Not physically, there’s emotional pain. When your pee-pee is numb you feel it emotionally don’t you; that panic that starts down in the pit of your stomach and bubbles rapidly to the surface in a...
06-25-18, 05:22 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,117
Posted By digger

...and hurts. (https://youtu.be/5rOiW_xY-kc)

...and hurts. (https://youtu.be/5rOiW_xY-kc)
06-25-18, 05:18 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,117
Posted By digger

What, exactly, is wrong with discussing something...

What, exactly, is wrong with discussing something like this? It’s natural, everyone does it, and it’s VERY important it happens, and happens correctly.

So, when it DOESN’T happen like it...
06-25-18, 05:13 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,117
Posted By digger

My socks don’t stink.

My socks don’t stink.
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-24-18, 09:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,571
Posted By digger

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hip_replacement

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hip_replacement
08-11-16, 11:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,600
Posted By digger

I bought the Fly6 about 1.5 years ago. It's ok...

I bought the Fly6 about 1.5 years ago. It's ok as a rear-view camera. Unlikely it would capture the face of a driver behind the wheel due to windshield glare.

I was a Kickstarter backer for the...
04-19-16, 02:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 939
Posted By digger

I don't recommend lubing inside the cable...

I don't recommend lubing inside the cable housing, if that is your intention. I have found that it attracts dirt and gums it up. I do shoot some Silicone lube in my housing though.
04-19-16, 02:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 939
Posted By digger

On Saturday it started off at 5 Celsius (40) and...

On Saturday it started off at 5 Celsius (40) and went up to 8 Celsius (46). I can't say at what temperature it stops. But it did seem to do it a little less as the ride wore on.

By the time it...
04-19-16, 02:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 939
Posted By digger

I know how this is going to sound..... I had...

I know how this is going to sound.....

I had a set of 2000 105 STI shifters where the right/rear shifter, after about 4 years of use, had difficulty shifting when it was cold outside. Exactly the...
Forum: Commuting
04-17-16, 09:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,459
Posted By digger

I have aFly6 as well. You can order more mounts...

I have aFly6 as well. You can order more mounts and straps from Cycliq, comes inside a Cycliq water bottle.
...
04-04-16, 10:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,934
Posted By digger

I had this exact same issue, on the exact same...

I had this exact same issue, on the exact same tire, back in July on a 120km ride. The tires were brand new; installed the previous evening.

First flat was 35km into the ride, fixed it and moved...
04-01-16, 08:29 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,384
Posted By digger

ItsJustMe I was looking at it tonight, and I...

ItsJustMe
I was looking at it tonight, and I may have a solution. In the screw holes, on the back, you will find rubber plugs. I pulled one out, threaded a line through it, glued the rubber plug...
04-01-16, 12:02 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,384
Posted By digger

ItsJustMe You wouldn't happen to have a...

ItsJustMe

You wouldn't happen to have a solution for a Fly6 tether would you? I've read about the plastic mount splitting and thus spilling the camera.

I was considering taking the back off...
04-01-16, 11:57 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,384
Posted By digger

Jeez guy, I'm not sure how I would mount it. The...

Jeez guy, I'm not sure how I would mount it. The mount that comes with it is specifically designed for a seat post (meant for a vertical post mount).

One COULD, I suppose, mount it sideways on...
04-01-16, 11:53 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,384
Posted By digger

I was eyeballing the Rideye (no pun), but I heard...

I was eyeballing the Rideye (no pun), but I heard that there were quality and support issues. Any trouble with it at all?
04-01-16, 11:51 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,384
Posted By digger

Perhaps. When I had the Contour on the handlebar...

Perhaps. When I had the Contour on the handlebar I was using a higher mount so it was about 3(ish) inches off the bar, perhaps too top heavy. Whereas the Fly6 is just about flush, and in-line, with...
04-01-16, 09:21 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,384
Posted By digger

Cycliq is also soon releasing their Fly12. I'm a...

Cycliq is also soon releasing their Fly12. I'm a Kickstarter backer and a recent update states that the camera will be shipped to backers in Mid-April and general release soon after.

The Fly6...
04-01-16, 09:17 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,384
Posted By digger

That's my experience. The handlebar mount...

That's my experience. The handlebar mount vibrates too much.

I wonder if your weight on the rear wheel keeps the vibration down, whereas on the handlebar there is much less weight and thus tends...
04-01-16, 02:46 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,384
Posted By digger

Ok, I see that camera has a 1/4 inch tripod mount...

Ok, I see that camera has a 1/4 inch tripod mount on the bottom. GoPro has an adaptor so you can use their mounting system for a variety of mounting options.

My suggestion would be to mount it...
03-30-16, 09:30 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,384
Posted By digger

I looked down through this thread but didn't see...

I looked down through this thread but didn't see the type of camera you purchased. The type would have an impact on mounting suggestions.
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