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04-04-22, 06:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 212
Posted By southpier

Yakima racks - never installed

Yakima rack system - new this year/ never used:

adapters, towers, heavy duty crossbars, fillers, locks, rails

$500 + shipping...
03-27-22, 08:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 316
Posted By southpier

well, they are broken down x synthetic & dino, so...

well, they are broken down x synthetic & dino, so there's that.
03-25-22, 06:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,550
Posted By southpier

once again

the search function lead me too far afield although among some educational threads. but to the point, is there a bottom bracket style workstand with a concession to holding a full fendered bike? or...
03-23-22, 05:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 401
Posted By southpier

no; as noted above everything seems to whiz right...

no; as noted above everything seems to whiz right 'round with no hang ups. tomorrow when i attach the shift cable we'll see if that changes anything. forecast is for 1 1/2" of rain, so no time...
03-23-22, 10:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 401
Posted By southpier

everybody is talking about this B-screw! ...

everybody is talking about this B-screw!

where might this alleged screw be located?

i ran the chain 'round & 'round by hand (crank) this morning in both chainrings and at the same time shifting...
03-22-22, 08:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 401
Posted By southpier

i've got my fingers crossed. the chainrings shift...

i've got my fingers crossed. the chainrings shift no problem (on the stand) and thursday's predicted rain will give me time to get the rear derailleur's cable connected and given a few spins. if...
03-21-22, 05:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 401
Posted By southpier

jockey pulleys

how much trouble am i in?

i bought replacements which the description said were correct for my application, BUT i was sent 12 tooth instead of the original 11 t (replaced) pulleys. i have been...
03-20-22, 06:49 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,294
Posted By southpier

i carry a leatherman micra tool for the pliers,...

i carry a leatherman micra tool for the pliers, but this model only seems to be made with scissors now. i tighten stem nuts finger tight, but the pliers could be used to break the slip link on my...
03-19-22, 06:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 316
Posted By southpier

Bicycles Stack Exchange...

Bicycles Stack Exchange (https://bicycles.stackexchange.com/)
03-19-22, 03:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 316
Posted By southpier

Stack Exchange

do we like it?

it's not nearly as much fun as here, btw.
03-18-22, 02:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 535
Posted By southpier

i dunno. i just highlighted the address bar,...

i dunno.

i just highlighted the address bar, ctrl + c, and the in the reply box ctrl + v.

Bike degreaser / cleaner - Bike Forums...
03-18-22, 02:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,000
Posted By southpier

guess you fixed me!

guess you fixed me!
03-17-22, 07:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 854
Posted By southpier

hey; it's an internet forum. expect it!

hey; it's an internet forum. expect it!
03-17-22, 07:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 854
Posted By southpier

hey; it's an internet forum. expect it!

hey; it's an internet forum. expect it!
03-17-22, 07:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 535
Posted By southpier

simple green is nasty chit. i got a respiratory...

simple green is nasty chit. i got a respiratory infection from using it without an organic filter respirator. many websites list its bad effects. Think Simple Green Is A Good Eco-Friendly Cleaner?...
03-17-22, 07:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,000
Posted By southpier

"redneck" is also stacking washers. washers have...

"redneck" is also stacking washers. washers have the potential to introduce slip, and sometimes that's not desirable. consider buying an assortment of spacers in plastic, nylon, or aluminum. they're...
03-14-22, 01:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 430
Posted By southpier

snare you say? look how much i caught with the...

snare you say? look how much i caught with the bait in this thread . . .
03-14-22, 11:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 430
Posted By southpier

why in the world would i save a frayed shift...

why in the world would i save a frayed shift cable and 1' piece of housing?

you guys got some issues (more so than me i fear!)
03-12-22, 06:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 430
Posted By southpier

there are several things which should be...

there are several things which should be mandated, but in this instance the parts have been removed, discarded, and replacements ordered. there have been some very helpful responses.
03-12-22, 06:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 430
Posted By southpier

rear derailleur cable

how long should this be? the covering section of housing between the cable stop on the chainstay and derailleur cage? am changing from bar end to downtube levers. while removing the old cable, i...
03-12-22, 06:27 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,294
Posted By southpier

what time does walmart open? asking for a friend

what time does walmart open? asking for a friend
07-11-21, 02:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 914
Posted By southpier

bad ebay memories from 20 years ago. never again!

bad ebay memories from 20 years ago. never again!
07-10-21, 06:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 914
Posted By southpier

it may come to that. but shellac has a short...

it may come to that. but shellac has a short shelf life even before opening. i need about 2 tablespoons to hit the worn spots on my bars.
07-10-21, 11:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 914
Posted By southpier

yes; i used to be able to order it from the local...

yes; i used to be able to order it from the local paint store.
07-10-21, 11:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 914
Posted By southpier

yes; Newbaum yellow cloth tape, twine whipping on...

yes; Newbaum yellow cloth tape, twine whipping on both ends, and then coated w/ amber shellac. matches my B17 saddle and ties in w/ Berthoud bag leather trim. the first few rides it's like 60 grit...
07-09-21, 11:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 914
Posted By southpier

amber shellac substitute

seems Zinsser has run out of half-pints. for handlebar touch ups a quart is exponentially more than i could ever justify.

Q: anyone have a substitute?

i wonder if gasket shellac from the...
05-12-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 295
Posted By southpier

what are Sram chain differences?

i just put on a PC 971 chain as is my usual season starter. i like to have a spare.

anyone know a difference between the above and a PC 951?

if it's just finish, i'm good. if a different link...
05-11-21, 08:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By southpier

thanks. wheels are now at the true-ery. much...

thanks. wheels are now at the true-ery. much incentive to buy parks stand & learn how!
05-11-21, 04:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By southpier

Rim Tape Width

how critical is the "correct" width?

for 7 years i've used 16 mm velox bought bulk. new season tape is packaged x 2 rolls and has a width guide on the back. evidently i need 19 mm.

is it worth...
04-18-21, 06:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 952
Posted By southpier

thanks guys. it's a serious investment for me so...

thanks guys. it's a serious investment for me so i appreciate the input.

sid
04-17-21, 01:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 952
Posted By southpier

Truing Stand Suggestion

does the Parks fit the bill? anyone have a better suggestion? thanks

TS-2.2P Powder Coated Professional Wheel Truing Stand | Park Tool...
03-08-21, 05:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,571
Posted By southpier

back to the OP's query: a couple of years ago i...

back to the OP's query: a couple of years ago i had to drop something off at the LBS right at the opening bell. saturday morning, 7:45. there were so many bikes & riders congregating i had to park a...
03-08-21, 05:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,571
Posted By southpier

oh; 'cause you thought i meant ....ewwww. the...

oh; 'cause you thought i meant ....ewwww. the b-17 is close enough for me. we have a love/ hate relationship at best.
03-07-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,571
Posted By southpier

i associate with "individualist". not only...

i associate with "individualist".

not only that, people go up my butt.
03-05-21, 07:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,589
Posted By southpier

you have a much better memory than i keeping...

you have a much better memory than i keeping track of what i do.

btw: where did i put my glasses? i've looked everywhere this morning to no avail. although i did find two sets of keys i thought...
03-05-21, 02:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,589
Posted By southpier

my god man*; it's not a life or death decision,...

my god man*; it's not a life or death decision, merely a casual inquiry on an internet forum.

*or woman, lgbtxyz, it don't matter to me.
03-04-21, 12:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,589
Posted By southpier

oh ... you don't know me! if i could find a...

oh ... you don't know me!

if i could find a Grecian yia-yia to crochet riding socks from virgin sheep sheerings, i would buy several pairs in a heartbeat.
03-04-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,589
Posted By southpier

and with fenders & the Berthoud bag, it's a bus...

and with fenders & the Berthoud bag, it's a bus pushing a billboard!

next year, for my 70th birthday, i intend to get or build another bike. if i can ride to 75, i'll consider that an...
03-04-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,589
Posted By southpier

ooph! that would absolutely put me over the edge....

ooph! that would absolutely put me over the edge. next thing i would be buying a kayak and "getting into paddle-sports". did that 25 years ago.

i won't even aero-wrap my cables. i like the insect...
03-04-21, 08:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,589
Posted By southpier

thanks; i appreciate the considerations and they...

thanks; i appreciate the considerations and they certainly weigh keeping the bar ends. the bike is a Surly LHT with IRC double chainring & cranks conversion. if i need a granny gear, i'll get off and...
03-04-21, 08:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,589
Posted By southpier

i have no idea what sti is, but i'm sure i'd get...

i have no idea what sti is, but i'm sure i'd get a chuckle if i did.

i absolutely love the bar enders, but my berthoud bag pushes the cables away so much they kink at the downtube cable stops....
03-04-21, 06:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,589
Posted By southpier

shifting to downtube shifters

can it be as simple as it appears?

love the bar enders, but i can see ridding 36" of cable and stopping the kink for the front bag by going down.

what am i missing?
06-20-20, 03:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,332
Posted By southpier

perhaps a bit too cryptic in my original post...

perhaps a bit too cryptic in my original post ....

i'm referring to hemorrhoids & anal fissures. not plagued with multiple of any, but sense they could creep into the picture unless my behavior on...
06-20-20, 03:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,332
Posted By southpier

this one sold me ...

this one sold me

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06-19-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,332
Posted By southpier

Brooks Revenge

so there might be a little more happening than breaking in my new padded shorts. i did a search and found little past 2007 so maybe it's something which science, unbeknownst to me, has cured or we...
06-19-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,103
Posted By southpier

fwiw: Michael Cohn (sp?) from, I believe Boulder...

fwiw: Michael Cohn (sp?) from, I believe Boulder Cycles became affiliated with RH.

when I bought my Berthoud bag & decaleur, Mike spent about 45 minutes on the phone with me, even insisting I go...
06-17-20, 03:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 821
Posted By southpier

humble-brag yellow jersey

humble-brag yellow jersey
06-16-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 821
Posted By southpier

I am posting my gas grille for sale. there will...

I am posting my gas grille for sale. there will be a "buy it now" option, too
06-15-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,103
Posted By southpier

maybe a call to PJ would help get you in the...

maybe a call to PJ would help get you in the door?

just don't forget to drop $20 in the jar!
06-15-20, 06:56 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,054
Posted By southpier

have you been prevented in the past?

have you been prevented in the past?
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