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Forum: Foo
04-29-12, 06:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 990
Posted By neil0502

What I currently am is sick, and cannot get my...

What I currently am is sick, and cannot get my health back.

May you -- may NONE of you -- ever have to understand how that feels.
Forum: Foo
04-29-12, 02:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 990
Posted By neil0502

I remember reading about this story: ...

I remember reading about this story:

http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/Mother-of-Dying-Pregnant-Woman-Blasts-Inhuman-EMTs-79909127.html

I wonder ... how many of you ... wonder why she didn't...
Forum: Foo
04-29-12, 02:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 990
Posted By neil0502

I'm sorry that I, and others, are STILL forcing...

I'm sorry that I, and others, are STILL forcing you to read this thread.
Forum: Foo
04-29-12, 02:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 990
Posted By neil0502

I'm very glad you were there for her. Nobody...

I'm very glad you were there for her.

Nobody was there for me. I was new in town.

Finding a house that works for my medical needs isn't the same as retrofitting in place.

I will NOT take...
Forum: Foo
04-29-12, 02:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 990
Posted By neil0502

If anybody wants to ask questions, they should. ...

If anybody wants to ask questions, they should.

But ... your assumptions are all wrong.

When my sister-in-law was battling cancer, there would have been NO WAY that she could have moved, under...
Forum: Foo
04-28-12, 09:07 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 990
Posted By neil0502

Because I'm visually impaired, I like to joke...

Because I'm visually impaired, I like to joke that even my hindsight isn't 20/20.

When I look back, I WISH I COULD HAVE done one thing differently -- move.

But read above. I'm handicapped. I...
Forum: Foo
04-28-12, 08:25 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 990
Posted By neil0502

Billy? I'll leave it at this: before post...

Billy?

I'll leave it at this: before post #16, I'd be hard-pressed to call ANYTHING you offered "constructive" criticism.

But I appreciate the hint on the news business, and will keep trying...
Forum: Foo
04-28-12, 07:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 990
Posted By neil0502

I wrote it that way, as a way to submit it TO the...

I wrote it that way, as a way to submit it TO the local newspaper. I figured it would be easier for THEM to read it, if it was written in "their language."



That's a pretty impressive...
Forum: Foo
04-28-12, 07:07 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 990
Posted By neil0502

I overbuilt the house, for the neighborhood ......

I overbuilt the house, for the neighborhood ... meaning ... it was the most expensive house IN the neighborhood.

Most of that was to make the house as "green" as possible -- special paints,...
Forum: Foo
04-28-12, 06:13 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 990
Posted By neil0502

Billymc: I have the transcripts of the...

Billymc:

I have the transcripts of the sworn depositions of all the players. I haven't said ANYTHING that isn't 100% backed up by the sworn testimony of the other side.

If you don't want to...
Forum: Foo
04-28-12, 04:38 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 990
Posted By neil0502

It's extremely easy for those who weren't there,...

It's extremely easy for those who weren't there, and who aren't there, now, to tell me what I should have done.

But ... maybe not surprisingly ... it isn't helpful. It wasn't even helpful, then,...
Forum: Foo
04-27-12, 06:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 990
Posted By neil0502

One of the two dogs is dead, and the owners moved...

One of the two dogs is dead, and the owners moved almost a year ago. THEY'RE now divorced, too. Everybody lost. I just lost ... the biggest.

The sound issue isn't a problem any more. New...
Forum: Foo
04-27-12, 02:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 990
Posted By neil0502

Okay. I need help.

[Mods: if this is posted in the wrong place, please feel free to move it]

I used to be pretty active, here.

I used to be ... pretty active.

I used to ride my C'dale T2000
I used to ride my...
11-24-09, 09:11 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 9,636
Posted By neil0502

Keep your chain reasonably clean, and reasonably...

Keep your chain reasonably clean, and reasonably well lubricated using nearly anything you want to use that is known to be a lubricant.

If you want to use WD-40, then I'd use it at least every 100...
10-29-09, 08:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 890
Posted By neil0502

I gotta' go with CCrew on this one. I'd always...

I gotta' go with CCrew on this one. I'd always heard it was uncut Peruvian flake....
10-27-09, 08:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 598
Posted By neil0502

I'd say that operator's answer is the right one,...

I'd say that operator's answer is the right one, in absolute terms.

That said, I tend to interpret what you're looking at as a signal that it's time to start watching for tire sales.
10-27-09, 08:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,177
Posted By neil0502

Thought it seems to be water under the bridge ......

Thought it seems to be water under the bridge ... for future reference ... the weight vs. size issue is known as dimensionalized weight (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dimensional_weight).

Each...
10-26-09, 07:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,592
Posted By neil0502

"Any good, cheap alternatives to Velox?" ...

"Any good, cheap alternatives to Velox?"

Yeah. Velox, on sale.
10-24-09, 08:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,945
Posted By neil0502

And eats the jersey, in the process....

And eats the jersey, in the process....
10-23-09, 08:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 780
Posted By neil0502

It's a well-known fact that the air goes to...

It's a well-known fact that the air goes to Fresno, California.

HTH.
10-22-09, 08:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,945
Posted By neil0502

Thank you. As I put it ... it IS a...

Thank you.

As I put it ... it IS a lubricant, but -- for bikes -- not a great one.
10-16-09, 05:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,677
Posted By neil0502

I'll second (3rd?) the notion that flats are a...

I'll second (3rd?) the notion that flats are a fact of life ... once you've ruled out the preventable causes.

But you DO need to examine rim tape, spokes, spoke nipples, valve stems, valve stem...
10-15-09, 12:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 649
Posted By neil0502

In all sincerity ... and with no disrespect ......

In all sincerity ... and with no disrespect ... the ParkTool link and Sheldon Brown (RIP!) links rather cover it.

In 99.9% of cases, it's a process of methodically and systematically removing,...
10-14-09, 05:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By neil0502

I bought the SKS anniversary edition. Love...

I bought the SKS anniversary edition.

Love it.

Once in a while, it's good to buy something that you /think/ you can own for a lifetime.

Check back in 35 years....
10-11-09, 09:54 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,346
Posted By neil0502

Peter would be very surprised to learn that he...

Peter would be very surprised to learn that he doesn't sell bikes, parts, and accessories (in addition to his legendary repair and wheelbuilding services).
10-11-09, 09:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,858
Posted By neil0502

Verify what's right. Leave the pump alone. Do...

Verify what's right. Leave the pump alone. Do the math when airing your tires.

My $0.02.
10-04-09, 11:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,453
Posted By neil0502

I gotta' go with bead seating....

I gotta' go with bead seating....
10-03-09, 12:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 463
Posted By neil0502

You okay? That was nearly civil ;)

You okay?

That was nearly civil ;)
09-26-09, 11:48 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,391
Posted By neil0502

I don't actually use any lubricants on my bike,...

I don't actually use any lubricants on my bike, but I DO enjoy talking about the subject....
09-24-09, 05:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,765
Posted By neil0502

I think I paid a bit less for my Renkompressor...

I think I paid a bit less for my Renkompressor 75th A ... and didn't (yet, at least) get the Hirame chuck.

But ... I'm quite confident that this is the sort of pump that lasts a lifetime.

The...
09-24-09, 05:20 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,805
Posted By neil0502

Egads. Panther: of course, you're right. ...

Egads.

Panther: of course, you're right. Mine was actually a typo, when N2O was the goal.

The old saying: if you don't have time to do it right the first time, then where WILL you find the...
09-24-09, 02:38 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,805
Posted By neil0502

I've been using NO2 for my tires. Word to...

I've been using NO2 for my tires.

Word to the wise: tubes with threadless stems are much gentler on your lips ;)
09-20-09, 12:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 501
Posted By neil0502

Metal Type of Anti-Seize Stainless Steel *...

Metal Type of Anti-Seize
Stainless Steel * Nickel
Brass against steel Nickel
Aluminum against steel Zinc
Monel, Inconel Nickel
Titanium Nickel
General purpose Aluminum-Graphite
...
09-19-09, 10:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 501
Posted By neil0502

For the combination you're using, I'd use...

For the combination you're using, I'd use anti-seize ... but ... that's just me, and I have it on hand....
09-16-09, 11:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,564
Posted By neil0502

I miss Gramma ... but ... my chain really is...

I miss Gramma ... but ... my chain really is incredibly quiet....
09-16-09, 12:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 512
Posted By neil0502

I can tell you this ... I just downloaded the '78...

I can tell you this ... I just downloaded the '78 catalogue from Sheldon Brown's site, and ... conspicuously /absent/ is the seatpost dia from the r-1027 frame (D'OH!).

Got calipers??
09-15-09, 04:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 862
Posted By neil0502

Unrelated thoughts: Have you tried a...

Unrelated thoughts:

Have you tried a different rim?? Just curious if something about the braking surface on yours is causing excessive 'grippiness.'

The fact that the brake booster helped --...
09-15-09, 03:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,902
Posted By neil0502

^ rimshot

^ rimshot
09-14-09, 09:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,767
Posted By neil0502

On my tourer, I run Bontrager Race Lite Hardcase...

On my tourer, I run Bontrager Race Lite Hardcase 32s

http://media.trekbikes.com/images/products/x-large/85790.jpg

The only reason they're not /really/ fast is ... me ;)

But I'm pretty darned...
09-14-09, 05:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,189
Posted By neil0502

+1 to JGs comments. More often than not, I'm...

+1 to JGs comments.

More often than not, I'm on a rather filthy bike with a rather meticulously clean drivetrain :)
09-13-09, 07:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 451
Posted By neil0502

I hate to say this, but ... if you look at the...

I hate to say this, but ... if you look at the OPs other posts ... he's either a troll or an absolute idiot (I don't mean that as a comment on his/her pure intellect. I just think there's not an...
09-13-09, 04:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 451
Posted By neil0502

But ... it was worth wasting yours with that...

But ... it was worth wasting yours with that reply?

Hmmmm.
09-13-09, 01:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 478
Posted By neil0502

If trying all of the above doesn't affect the...

If trying all of the above doesn't affect the squeal, then you could have flex at the forks that can be fixed by a brake booster (http://www.bikepro.com/products/brakes/brake_boost.html).

I'd try...
09-13-09, 12:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 435
Posted By neil0502

BB is /really/ common for clicks/creaks. ...

BB is /really/ common for clicks/creaks.

Definitely include that on your "remove, clean, re-grease, and torque to spec" list.
09-12-09, 10:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 435
Posted By neil0502

You may find the following links helpful in...

You may find the following links helpful in tracking it down:

http://sheldonbrown.com/creaks.html

AND

http://www.parktool.com/repair/readhowto.asp?id=123

It's usually just a matter of...
09-12-09, 11:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 909
Posted By neil0502

You may find the following links helpful in...

You may find the following links helpful in tracking it down:

http://sheldonbrown.com/creaks.html

AND

http://www.parktool.com/repair/readhowto.asp?id=123

It's usually just a matter of...
09-12-09, 12:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 532
Posted By neil0502

Often, they'll begin hanging out with a "bad...

Often, they'll begin hanging out with a "bad crowd."
09-10-09, 09:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,510
Posted By neil0502

Beer.

Beer.
09-09-09, 10:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,633
Posted By neil0502

1) It's the same stuff; 2) Why is your tool...

1) It's the same stuff;

2) Why is your tool kit next to your house ... as opposed to inside of your house??

"One night, I shot an elephant in my pajamas. How he got in my pajamas, I'll never...
09-09-09, 09:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 819
Posted By neil0502

The cycle computer, if any, is the thing to think...

The cycle computer, if any, is the thing to think about when you flip your bike upside down for a trail-side repair....
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