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04-08-21, 06:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 669
Posted By grizzly59

Welcome to Walmart

Welcome to Walmart
Forum: Foo
04-07-21, 04:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 217
Posted By grizzly59

I thought this would be about John Kay or...

I thought this would be about John Kay or Steppenwolf. Nevermind.
04-03-21, 02:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 460
Posted By grizzly59

Interesting read- EV vs Bike- carbon footprint etc.

Might find interesting:

https://theconversation.com/cycling-is-ten-times-more-important-than-electric-cars-for-reaching-net-zero-cities-157163
04-02-21, 09:30 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 3,710
Posted By grizzly59

"1/2 inch copper tube ziptied to the front as...

"1/2 inch copper tube ziptied to the front as makeshift aerobars," seriously? I think you're walleye fishing
04-02-21, 08:59 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 969
Posted By grizzly59

I have a Col. Steve Austin bionic power meter...

I have a Col. Steve Austin bionic power meter installed in both legs, usually takes 12 hours to get an accurate reading

Leg muscle stiffness, zero knee pain- optimal high output ride
Zero...
04-01-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 524
Posted By grizzly59

Smash that 30yo helmet with a hammer and find a...

Smash that 30yo helmet with a hammer and find a new one.
03-30-21, 07:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 697
Posted By grizzly59

If you change your exercising from squats or...

If you change your exercising from squats or speed skating to distance bike riding your body will change somewhat as well. Just ride in a manner that makes you happy and let nature take it's course....
03-30-21, 07:13 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,206
Posted By grizzly59

Baked potato, 50/50 or so water-Pedialite

Baked potato, 50/50 or so water-Pedialite
03-28-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 328
Posted By grizzly59

32 spoke 3x both front and rear

32 spoke 3x both front and rear
03-28-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 365
Posted By grizzly59

Just keep posting, 8 more in this thread. (bump)

Just keep posting, 8 more in this thread. (bump)
03-24-21, 08:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 364
Posted By grizzly59

My ultegra right brifter was acting up, replaced...

My ultegra right brifter was acting up, replaced the cable, flushed out a tiny piece of cable strand w ATF and an air gun, works like new. Don’t try to take it apart.
03-23-21, 10:27 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 783
Posted By grizzly59

I love these threads

I love these threads
03-21-21, 08:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 240
Posted By grizzly59

greasing or not greasing bolts definitely changes...

greasing or not greasing bolts definitely changes the torque readings for a given amount of stretch
03-21-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 409
Posted By grizzly59

Plastic tub(s) + lids, quart, gallon slide lock...

Plastic tub(s) + lids, quart, gallon slide lock freezer bags.
03-18-21, 09:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 279
Posted By grizzly59

I put WTB saddles on all my bikes years ago, no...

I put WTB saddles on all my bikes years ago, no more pain. They make a lot of models, so diff widths, hardness, etc.
Forum: Foo
03-17-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,268
Posted By grizzly59

Lacrosse stick. Small dogs- attack length, medium...

Lacrosse stick. Small dogs- attack length, medium dogs- well, duh, a middie stick, large dogs- defense stick. Jumbo dogs- goalie stick, but for strength and proper leverage an ash handle may be...
03-13-21, 06:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 563
Posted By grizzly59

Maybe you can free it up with some oil in the...

Maybe you can free it up with some oil in the mechanism. Good idea from Bertinjim. I usually have the best luck fixing Simplex front or rear mechs by using a 5lb hammer. Place mech on concrete, bash...
03-10-21, 08:11 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,708
Posted By grizzly59

Point much in your favor, you have mech skills...

Point much in your favor, you have mech skills and can wrench your own bikes. The cheapest and easiest way to upgrade your bike if your craigslist / FB Marketplace is functional like mine: Find a...
Forum: Foo
03-09-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 718
Posted By grizzly59

When I was a little kid we lived in married...

When I was a little kid we lived in married student housing at Iowa State in Ames. Duplexes spaced around a big block, high wooden fences between the houses all around, big common play area in the...
03-09-21, 12:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 195
Posted By grizzly59

The part# of your derailer should be stamped...

The part# of your derailer should be stamped somewhere on it, look on the underside of the parallelogram.
03-04-21, 04:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,670
Posted By grizzly59

Several oldtime Cinelli engineers suffered severe...

Several oldtime Cinelli engineers suffered severe injuries from reading Velonews, laughing so hard they fell out of their chairs during morning coffee.
03-01-21, 07:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 696
Posted By grizzly59

Chick on the green one kills it on Strava. Word.

Chick on the green one kills it on Strava. Word.
02-26-21, 05:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 500
Posted By grizzly59

Take off the front wheel. Turn the bike upside...

Take off the front wheel. Turn the bike upside down. If fork is like mine, the bolt / nut & threads are now exposed. If so, good access for some PB Blaster. Every day for 3 days. Then try to loosen,...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,400
Posted By grizzly59

Looks to me like a way to convince folks to spend...

Looks to me like a way to convince folks to spend $400US for handlebars and a stem.
02-22-21, 07:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 254
Posted By grizzly59

Grease the race in the pedal then add the bearing...

Grease the race in the pedal then add the bearing balls, they'll stick in the grease. Double check that you have the correct number of balls in each race. Hold the pedal outside down, then insert...
02-21-21, 05:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 745
Posted By grizzly59

Bananas should ONLY be masking taped to the top...

Bananas should ONLY be masking taped to the top tube. Fold 1/2" of the end of the tape over itself for ease in high speed low drag renourish.
02-21-21, 05:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 795
Posted By grizzly59

If I was Decathlon I would be sending you an...

If I was Decathlon I would be sending you an apology, a new chain cut to the proper length and the quicklink most rikki tic. Every KMC I've used has been great.
02-21-21, 04:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 426
Posted By grizzly59

Aluminum is funny, everything looks good as you...

Aluminum is funny, everything looks good as you straighten whatever piece you're working with, then all of a sudden it just gives way permanently too far the other way. Steel is predictable, Al not...
02-21-21, 04:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 319
Posted By grizzly59

I use some ~=220 grit auto body sandpaper to...

I use some ~=220 grit auto body sandpaper to break the sharp edge around the circumference of the head tube before pressing the cups. Then grease and shove.
02-21-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,556
Posted By grizzly59

Can you post a picture of the inside of your rim...

Can you post a picture of the inside of your rim showing the nipples and spoke ends? I'm baffled as to why the folks who actually make the rim can't post an accurate ERD. If you can figure out a...
02-20-21, 05:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 467
Posted By grizzly59

Tange LN-3922 are very good BB's. They are JIS...

Tange LN-3922 are very good BB's. They are JIS square taper. Some spindle lengths are asymmetrical.

Maybe this helps: https://www.sheldonbrown.com/bbsize.html
...
02-18-21, 08:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,271
Posted By grizzly59

All I can say- your cardiologist is the heart...

All I can say- your cardiologist is the heart specialist, I would take her advice. You did say she was excellent.
02-16-21, 09:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 657
Posted By grizzly59

Sdimattia: That's the tire my LBS recommended...

Sdimattia: That's the tire my LBS recommended when given the tire constraints, hence that's why I mentioned it.

If they recommended it then that counts for a lot. I thought you just picked one...
02-16-21, 04:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 657
Posted By grizzly59

Teravail Cannonball 650b x 40 From the...

Teravail Cannonball 650b x 40

From the description- Its center tread is tightly-knit, meaning that you have less rolling resistance, while the diamond pattern takes on gravel to give you the most...
02-16-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 657
Posted By grizzly59

Absolutely no. Period. No.

Absolutely no. Period. No.
02-14-21, 01:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,661
Posted By grizzly59

Around here you can find hybrid bikes on...

Around here you can find hybrid bikes on craigslist. Many look like somebody bought them for exercise and gave up after a few months.
02-14-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,407
Posted By grizzly59

Milwaukee M18 lithium battery grinder + Milwaukee...

Milwaukee M18 lithium battery grinder + Milwaukee cutoff wheel vs. 5/8" rebar (non-hardened). Less than 15 seconds, grinder 1, rebar 0. Cutoff wheels burn and abrade, they will go right through...
02-10-21, 05:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 495
Posted By grizzly59

I would just leave them alone. Cut a short piece...

I would just leave them alone. Cut a short piece of tubing to protect the stud. In 2 weeks you'll forget all about them.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-10-21, 10:19 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 9,958
Posted By grizzly59

Rim brakes are brick simple, most issues can be...

Rim brakes are brick simple, most issues can be fixed by the rider on the fly good enough to finish the race with minimal time loss. Issues with disk brakes / rotors that would cause any extra...
02-09-21, 07:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,211
Posted By grizzly59

https://www.walgreens.com/store/c/walgreens-minera...

https://www.walgreens.com/store/c/walgreens-mineral-oil/ID=prod6154213-product

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mineral_oil
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,737
Posted By grizzly59

You need enough tire pressure to protect the rim...

You need enough tire pressure to protect the rim you have from the road conditions you ride on. A pinch flat is a tube / tire issue, but denting your rim in a pothole / on broken pavement is hugely...
01-30-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 620
Posted By grizzly59

Awesome video, this guy is really into testing...

Awesome video, this guy is really into testing cable ties.
01-30-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 620
Posted By grizzly59

Never had a prob with black ones from NAPA

Never had a prob with black ones from NAPA
01-25-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,013
Posted By grizzly59

From your picture it looks like you cut into an...

From your picture it looks like you cut into an area that was void of Epoxy to begin with. The folks (Genesis?) who made the fork might look at it and say it was a bad fork to start with. Might be...
01-24-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,013
Posted By grizzly59

So you tightened a worm drive hose clamp on the...

So you tightened a worm drive hose clamp on the fork as a cutting guide? Tightened it on the steerer tube fork crown/blades side, not the side you would throw away when you finished the cut? You...
01-23-21, 06:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 844
Posted By grizzly59

I have used 2 Hozan C-503 wrenches forever. Each...

I have used 2 Hozan C-503 wrenches forever. Each wrench does 13&14, 15&16, two wrenches will do anything I've ever seen, never needed a 17mm cone wrench. I have an ATD and a Campy, the Hozan's are as...
01-22-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,879
Posted By grizzly59

Agree absolutely. I would even say idiots are...

Agree absolutely. I would even say idiots are wicked dangerous, period. 1-delta-10-tangos are absolutely ingenious at thwarting all possible attempts at tamping / slowing / reducing / stopping their...
01-21-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,400
Posted By grizzly59

I input all of the coefficients for the function...

I input all of the coefficients for the function variables, the answer was that I require aCarl's Jr. LB. Guacamole Bacon Thickburger every ride:

...
01-21-21, 03:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 850
Posted By grizzly59

If you are going to reuse balls, I would put them...

If you are going to reuse balls, I would put them back in the same side of the hub they came out of.
Forum: Triathlon
01-19-21, 05:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 806
Posted By grizzly59

Like Dan said, swim for a block of time, don't...

Like Dan said, swim for a block of time, don't bother counting laps.

I am addicted to one of these:

https://www.amazon.com/FINIS-Underwater-Bone-Conduction-Player/dp/B0169RSNPG/
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