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08-20-21, 08:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 350
Posted By ShannonM

I doubt that there exists anywhere in the world a...

I doubt that there exists anywhere in the world a QR skewer that is clearly better than the Superbe Pros you already have.

Quick release skewers can either be really light or really good. Yours...
07-07-21, 10:55 PM
Replies: 2,569
Views: 273,720
Posted By sjanzeir

... And introducing the Cinnamon Five!

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x971/20210705_175401_2fc0b794d9f28561d84d248829aa11b1714df4e4.jpg

Cinnamon's five newborns will turn two weeks young this Saturday!
06-23-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,220
Posted By Paul Barnard

"Upgrade" is a word often used on these pages...

"Upgrade" is a word often used on these pages when "change" is the most appropriate word.
05-01-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,921
Posted By Cougrrcj

I tend to hear the noise the car/truck tires make...

I tend to hear the noise the car/truck tires make as they come up behind me more than the engine/exhaust sound.

Same with dogs chasing after me - I hear the claws scratching on the pavement as...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-21, 01:03 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,331
Posted By surak

When vaccinated, yeah. I have done some rides at...

When vaccinated, yeah. I have done some rides at casual pace with groups, masked, but no fast pacelining where I have to breathe hard. I suspect outdoor activities are very unlikely to lead to...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-08-21, 08:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 953
Posted By bulgie

While I'm not an expert on testing regulators,...

While I'm not an expert on testing regulators, I'll tell you what I do.

Wear eye and ear protection. Blast a tiny blast of O2 out of the tank to clear any dust or spider nests out of the tank...
08-21-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 8,044
Posted By cyccommute

Yes, it is a medical issue but there really isnít...

Yes, it is a medical issue but there really isnít a ďboth sidesĒ to consider. The BS comes from actors who either want to ignore what is happening or have some other goal. What that goal is depends...
04-19-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 564
Posted By merziac

That has got to be the stoutest number hanger...

That has got to be the stoutest number hanger ever. :foo:
Forum: Foo
04-08-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,208
Posted By branko_76

So sad, what a great talent. Some of his songs...

So sad, what a great talent. Some of his songs are burned into my psyche.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KotlPUzi4dA
03-23-20, 05:10 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 16,191
Posted By Kapusta

S Korea did that by successfully CONTAINING it....

S Korea did that by successfully CONTAINING it. Once that horse leaves the barn, itís gone.

In the US, that horse left the barn and burned it down on its way out about 35,000 cases ago. The...
03-22-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 16,191
Posted By Maelochs

Yeah, because losing several million citizens is...

Yeah, because losing several million citizens is better than losing several million dollars.
has the fact that people can spread the disease for about five days without showing symptoms not passed...
03-21-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 16,191
Posted By Maelochs

Hmmmm. here is the thing .... if you run a small...

Hmmmm. here is the thing .... if you run a small business you have to either work with a crew of others, and or/sell to people. Which means, a lot of close-range contact with a large number of...
03-21-20, 07:20 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 16,191
Posted By elcruxio

Well here's the thing. Have you looked at what...

Well here's the thing.
Have you looked at what is happening in Italy? Hospitals in certain regions are completely overrun. There are not enough beds or ventilators to help every infected person...
03-20-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 16,191
Posted By Kapusta

Current estimates of the death toll in the US in...

Current estimates of the death toll in the US in the absence of strict mitigation measures is 1.1 to 2.2 million. Perhaps you don't think 2.2 million Americans dropping dead is a big deal as long as...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-14-20, 01:44 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 17,130
Posted By bulgie

Yes, those are some really nice looking fillets. ...

Yes, those are some really nice looking fillets. I'd finish those with only hand sanding, if the budget allows it.

The tool he uses is really dangerous in the wrong hands though. I didn't see...
03-07-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 2,569
Views: 273,720
Posted By obrentharris

This is "Bobby." She visits us regularly to hunt...

This is "Bobby." She visits us regularly to hunt gophers.

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-q8snJDb/0/3f532de7/XL/_DSC1994-XL.jpg

Brent
02-15-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 546
Posted By SurferRosa

The dustcap/remover threading is opposite between...

The dustcap/remover threading is opposite between the two models. Triomphe is normal; Victory is reverse threading for a self-extracting bolt.
09-28-19, 08:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,943
Posted By JanMM

Seems that some pedal extenders cannot be used...

Seems that some pedal extenders cannot be used with some pedals.
Forum: Framebuilders
09-02-19, 06:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,967
Posted By Blender

The Repairs suggested worked out Great for the ...

The Repairs suggested worked out Great for the 78 Schwinn superior

I ended up Just drilling and tapping the bottle mount holes for 5MM because the holes for Rivnuts seemed top big and I didn't...
08-12-19, 06:14 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 17,060
Posted By cb400bill

I'm a member of the Kalamazoo Bike Club. Our club...

I'm a member of the Kalamazoo Bike Club. Our club was instrumental in getting this law passed. Having 9 of our friends get hit, and having 5 of them killed, made this a club priority. We tried to get...
06-29-19, 01:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,838
Posted By Metacortex

The T.A. ref #24...

The T.A. ref #24 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=24) tool is an 8mm nut driver, it is for the older domed style T.A. bolts.
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06-25-19, 11:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,679
Posted By fietsbob

with no round tubes , you would have a repair...

with no round tubes , you would have a repair service stand like this (https://www.parktool.com/product/team-issue-repair-stand-prs-22-2?category=Portable) ..
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-19, 10:35 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,234
Posted By noodle soup

They are called "skewers" for a reason.

They are called "skewers" for a reason.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-19, 08:06 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 17,026
Posted By Steve B.

Letís think about that a bit. How exactly...

Letís think about that a bit.

How exactly does the LBS inspect a carbon frame ?.

Customer A comes in and says ďI had a small accident and want to know if the frame is OK to ride ?Ē. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-19, 07:33 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 17,026
Posted By GlennR

Inspecting frames is a liability issue. So unless...

Inspecting frames is a liability issue. So unless you can do a "professional" examination, you're better off leaving it to others.

When I damaged my carbon frame I asked 3 different shops and all...
05-27-19, 11:03 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,120
Posted By ethet

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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05-26-19, 06:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,477
Posted By wipekitty

+1 on tri shorts. IME, the longer inseams...

+1 on tri shorts.

IME, the longer inseams are more stable and comfortable on the bike. I own a couple pair of shorts with a shorter inseam, and they tend to rub or ride up on longer rides. I do...
05-07-19, 01:32 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,430
Posted By Mikefule

The only reason not to have brakes, apart from on...

The only reason not to have brakes, apart from on the track, is style. I can understand the visual appeal of a minimalist stripped to the bone bike, but if I'm on the road, I want to be ready to...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-19, 10:00 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 13,248
Posted By woodcraft

After that embarrassing situation in the early...

After that embarrassing situation in the early TdF where the pros were being passed up the mountains by amateurs...on geared bikes.

Good rant, 'tho- maybe there's a 70t chainring in your future.
05-06-19, 07:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,094
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

No, the commonly available "universal" cables...

No, the commonly available "universal" cables have a) two ends of which only one is the correct shape and b) the amount of inner cable VS casing isn't dimensioned for the OP's brake system. Not...
05-05-19, 08:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,619
Posted By Ronsonic

With the arthritis in my thumbs there's no such...

With the arthritis in my thumbs there's no such thing.
05-02-19, 09:36 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,430
Posted By TMonk

What if you manage to get in an accident with a...

What if you manage to get in an accident with a car and are deemed at fault b/c you didn't have a brake???? TimothyH's argument above is compelling IMO. **** happens and I've been re-compensated by...
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