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01-21-10, 11:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 678
Posted By tippy

You are comparing your "track" line to a map...

You are comparing your "track" line to a map image and since you see where you rode "in the image" and your track line is not exactly where you rode "in the image", you assume something is wrong with...
01-21-10, 10:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,814
Posted By tippy

In older times, the "speed" of bikes were based...

In older times, the "speed" of bikes were based on the total number of gear selections; IE # of rear gears X # of front gears. Thus a 10 speed bike could be a 5 rear X 2 front or maybe a 10 rear X 1...
01-01-10, 11:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 729
Posted By tippy

You're part way there. Post the image somewhere...

You're part way there. Post the image somewhere that is accessible via the internet (has a URL to the image). Your above posted link works just fine. Follow the link and right click on the image...
11-12-09, 06:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 457
Posted By tippy

Largest wheel / smallest cog = cross chaining. ...

Largest wheel / smallest cog = cross chaining.
Smallest wheel / largest cog = cross chaining.

Normal? No Common? Yes. Since you shouldn't ordinarily operate your bike in a cross-chain...
09-28-09, 05:21 AM
Replies: 1,232
Views: 108,539
Posted By tippy

It will also start a new history file if the...

It will also start a new history file if the previous file doesn't exist (like when you delete the file between rides or move the file to another folder or your PC). Since the unit won't be able to...
09-16-09, 08:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,069
Posted By tippy

Does the magnet pass the sensor at the indicator...

Does the magnet pass the sensor at the indicator mark on the sensor? Are you get the appropriate LED flash (can't remember if CAD is the red or green flash).
I've found that if it is set reasonable...
09-16-09, 07:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,069
Posted By tippy

Pictures of the non-working setup would be nice...

Pictures of the non-working setup would be nice ...
09-05-09, 07:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,121
Posted By tippy

With a 4 bolt pattern, the center of bolt to the...

With a 4 bolt pattern, the center of bolt to the opposite center of bolt (not adjacent bolt) is your BCD.
09-05-09, 07:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 257
Posted By tippy

What kind of "maintenance" were you doing? Did...

What kind of "maintenance" were you doing? Did it involve adjusting limit screws?
What brand/model/style components do you have?

Before reattaching the cable, ensure the shifter is in the...
Forum: Commuting
09-01-09, 07:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 770
Posted By tippy

YMAW Day ??? :rolleyes: :eek:

YMAW Day ??? :rolleyes: :eek:
Forum: Commuting
08-24-09, 05:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 626
Posted By tippy

Nice video. Thought you had a sasquatch sighting...

Nice video. Thought you had a sasquatch sighting with the first ped. What was the big truck (orange cab w/white trailer) with someone atop it?

Was trying to figure out point of view. At first,...
08-14-09, 09:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 821
Posted By tippy

First the URL has to return an image. Although...

First the URL has to return an image. Although the link ends in .jpg, the URL is interpreted by imageshack and imagshack "returns" a webpage not an image. This will not work between the [ img ] [...
Forum: Commuting
08-14-09, 05:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,916
Posted By tippy

I believe most drivers license manuals have words...

I believe most drivers license manuals have words about how directions from law enforcement/traffic directors override traffic signals/signs. Ever see one directing traffic under a flashing red and...
Forum: Commuting
08-13-09, 07:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 10,250
Posted By tippy

How exactly is this awkward? Your not trying to...

How exactly is this awkward? Your not trying to bend the scale around the wheel are you?

Take bike out of garage. Find nice flat surface. Set wheel on surface with valve stem at 6 o'clock. ...
08-11-09, 05:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 418
Posted By tippy

What device? What software?

What device?
What software?
08-10-09, 05:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 801
Posted By tippy

Unscrew the whole pedals and install these...

Unscrew the whole pedals and install these instead ...
...
08-09-09, 07:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,775
Posted By tippy

For Reference: ...

For Reference:
http://i.treehugger.com/images/2007/5/24/bike-friday-tikit.jpg

I see what you're saying. The pedals do not cross the arc of the wheel (and vis-versa)

Wheel RPM (speed) is...
Forum: Commuting
07-31-09, 08:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 782
Posted By tippy

I've had mine a little over a year. Changed stem...

I've had mine a little over a year. Changed stem to taller and shorter (front rear), changed seat to a little harder seat (sorry ... butt has gotten use to road bike seats and original seemed a tad...
07-29-09, 04:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 279
Posted By tippy

First, high and low stops are adjusted to keep...

First, high and low stops are adjusted to keep your chain from going passed the highest or lowest chainring/wheel. They have little to do with any adjustment in between or chain line settings.
...
07-20-09, 04:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 744
Posted By tippy

Just push it back in place. I've found that even...

Just push it back in place. I've found that even a properly clamped brifter can still be rotated around the bar with enough force. Brifter bases are designed to have lots of fore-aft resistance to...
Forum: Commuting
06-11-09, 11:25 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 13,053
Posted By tippy

That's probably the ONLY reason I were bike...

That's probably the ONLY reason I were bike shorts (spandex) ... because they don't end up in a wad :D
Forum: Commuting
05-30-09, 03:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By tippy

Seriously, you're looking for an internet...

Seriously, you're looking for an internet resource for 3rd grade math ? My gosh ... do they not teach this in school any more???

5km @30km/hr = xtime. 5km is 1/6 of 30 so it'll take 1/6 of...
05-10-09, 08:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 22,183
Posted By tippy

First statement: wheel slows down more when loose...

First statement: wheel slows down more when loose (compared to tight)
Second statement: wheel slows down more when tightened.

Hmmm, where to start ???
04-11-09, 06:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 479
Posted By tippy

Going only by whats in your post and not assuming...

Going only by whats in your post and not assuming anything else, no it's not proof.

If we were allowed to assume the shifter was in the first position and the cable was too slack, then one could...
04-11-09, 06:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 916
Posted By tippy

This one ...

This one
http://www.parktool.com/images/products/productimages/det_AWS-11_2005727_77255.jpg (http://www.parktool.com/products/detail.asp?cat=7&item=AWS-11)
04-07-09, 04:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 754
Posted By tippy

He also created industrial strength sticky back...

He also created industrial strength sticky back hook and loop fastener (Velcro for the technically challenged).
04-07-09, 03:56 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,444
Posted By tippy

Not in my idiotless city. :twitchy:

Not in my idiotless city. :twitchy:
04-07-09, 03:53 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,444
Posted By tippy

You may say I'm a dreamer But I'm not the only...

You may say I'm a dreamer
But I'm not the only one
I hope someday you'll join us
And the world will be as one
:ride:
04-07-09, 06:27 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,444
Posted By tippy

I would much rather imagine a city without idiots...

I would much rather imagine a city without idiots than a city without cars ( not directed at the quote or quoted).

Cars are inanimate objects. Except for their pollution generating capability and...
04-06-09, 06:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,180
Posted By tippy

Point taken however the thread is not about how...

Point taken however the thread is not about how the preload should be performed (which will come in handy when he ever gets the preload off and is ready to install it again) ... it's about what to do...
04-05-09, 10:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 482
Posted By tippy

[QUOTE=cykelmyggen;8668630]I have no clue what...

[QUOTE=cykelmyggen;8668630]I have no clue what they are for...
QUOTE]

Apparently they're used to reduce the size of posted images to a reasonable size.

See what happens when you don't use...
04-05-09, 10:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,180
Posted By tippy

First of all, he already posted that the pinch...

First of all, he already posted that the pinch bolts were loosened and its still too tight.

I went through the same loosening learning curve and wore out the plastic piece on the park tool.

I...
04-03-09, 06:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 611
Posted By tippy

It's not the barend shifters that are the...

It's not the barend shifters that are the problem. It's the failure of the "installers" to have the big picture that is the problem. It's not brain surgery but does require a minimal use of one.
04-03-09, 06:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,117
Posted By tippy

Are you installing parts on the bike or on your...

Are you installing parts on the bike or on your body???

Parts installed on the bike are in reference to the BIKE's left and right not your body's left and right.
Standing in front of the bike...
04-02-09, 07:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 503
Posted By tippy

And since there has been a rash of threads within...

And since there has been a rash of threads within days of each other asking why their shifter only goes half way ...

Prior to taking the shifter off the barends, set the shifter to the low (cable...
04-02-09, 07:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 611
Posted By tippy

Ahhh ... the old re-assemble the shifter on a...

Ahhh ... the old re-assemble the shifter on a different flat than dis-assembled from trick ....

Basically what happens is one generally plays with their shifter before getting ready to install. ...
04-01-09, 08:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,986
Posted By tippy

Yep ... been there, done that. What usually...

Yep ... been there, done that.

What usually happens is they are installed straight out of the box so the relationship between the shifter "inards" and lever range of motion is in sync.

Then you...
03-12-09, 08:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 919
Posted By tippy

Turning the nut the right way??? Most of the...

Turning the nut the right way??? Most of the handle nuts I've dealt with were left hand threads ...
03-09-09, 05:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,164
Posted By tippy

First, you should use a valve stem adapter that...

First, you should use a valve stem adapter that "fill" the gap when a presta stem goes through a schrader hole. Ask for these at your LBS.

Second, if you think by "cranking" down on the nut you...
Forum: Commuting
03-07-09, 12:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 629
Posted By tippy

Uhhhh ... no. Your moving the (clock) time...

Uhhhh ... no. Your moving the (clock) time ahead/forward not the (earth) time or at least that's what I hope your doing. 0700 in the morning (after adjustment) will occur at the same (earth) time...
03-02-09, 07:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 665
Posted By tippy

What are you shifting from??? Assuming 10 speed...

What are you shifting from??? Assuming 10 speed cassette and 10 speed chain. A friction shifter will drive almost anything providing it has sufficient cable pull.

The bigger question is ... how...
02-24-09, 07:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 426
Posted By tippy

Yeah ... Thanks. What ever you do ... don't...

Yeah ... Thanks. What ever you do ... don't share the answer with the rest of the forum. Wouldn't want to spread the knowledge or anything silly like that ...
02-23-09, 06:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,381
Posted By tippy

On the front, the smaller tooth ring is lower...

On the front, the smaller tooth ring is lower gear and the higher tooth ring is higher gear
On the rear, the larger tooth cog is lower gear and the lower tooth cog is high gear.

In other words:...
02-22-09, 08:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 609
Posted By tippy

The double http// is causing the link to not work.

The double http// is causing the link to not work.
02-18-09, 07:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 571
Posted By tippy

Besides the learning curve, there is one minor...

Besides the learning curve, there is one minor difference. With most rear shifters, a long throw of the big lever will shift multiple gears (three to four gears depending on setup). The small lever...
02-02-09, 06:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By tippy

http://i221.photobucket.com/albums/dd200/upnflyin/...

http://i221.photobucket.com/albums/dd200/upnflyin/brakelever007.jpg
Works just fine for me ...


Probably for adjusting cable pull ...
01-26-09, 10:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 14,009
Posted By tippy

[/quote] Huh? pacificaslim's explanation...

[/quote]
Huh? pacificaslim's explanation already takes into account viewing from inboard to outboard (hex socket side) of the left pedal. As he stated "in this case", you WOULD turn the left...
01-24-09, 02:38 PM
Replies: 1,232
Views: 108,539
Posted By tippy

There is settings in the 705 to adjust the time...

There is settings in the 705 to adjust the time that the light stays on. Plugging the 705 into the charger/USB port will by pass these settings keep the light on always.

So while on a trainer, I...
01-24-09, 02:35 PM
Replies: 1,232
Views: 108,539
Posted By tippy

I think the GPS RX uses the wheel rpm exclusively...

I think the GPS RX uses the wheel rpm exclusively for speed and GPS speed is used as a back.
Other versions used GPS speed and the wheel as back up.

Generally, any 'weired' display can indicate...
01-17-09, 07:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 587
Posted By tippy

Hear how younger people talk now day? They use...

Hear how younger people talk now day? They use "like" between each word. They even use the word "like" for things that are actual. How can you tell the OP wasn't speaking teenaglish and really...
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