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06-20-18, 08:51 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,542
Posted By andr0id

OK, I see you position quickly becomes flexible...

OK, I see you position quickly becomes flexible if it's the wrong drivers. Got it.
06-20-18, 08:33 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,542
Posted By andr0id

All motorists should be tested, licensed and...

All motorists should be tested, licensed and insured and there should be serious legal consequences if they are not.

I'm just wanting to know if there is any disagreement here with that position.
06-19-18, 12:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,542
Posted By andr0id

I am trying to find out if my point of view is...

I am trying to find out if my point of view is consistent with the general opinion of the cycling community.

I don't want to influence the outcome by sharing my opinion at this time, but I am...
06-19-18, 11:28 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,542
Posted By andr0id

Should motorists be allowed to drive with no license and no insurance?

Should anyone that wants to drive a car and that feels they are competent to do so be allowed to operate a motor vehicle on the road with no license and no documentation passing a driving test?...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-18, 10:12 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 47,847
Posted By andr0id

I don't understand why people think CF has some...

I don't understand why people think CF has some kind of age limit. F-18s have many CF parts and A & B models were made in the 80s and still in service.
A 20 year lifespan for a nice bicycle is not...
06-13-18, 03:19 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,302
Posted By andr0id

That guy never took a corrosion control class. ...

That guy never took a corrosion control class.
A fresh water wash is your best defense against corrosion caused by salt air and seawater. The Navy requires airplanes be washed every 2 weeks. They're...
Forum: Fatbikes
06-06-18, 09:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,425
Posted By andr0id

It's *always* a money grab. But this seems to...

It's *always* a money grab. But this seems to have a bit of merit. Trek definitely pushed the boundary here.
06-06-18, 09:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 556
Posted By andr0id

Search in the Google store. There is an ANT+ SDK...

Search in the Google store. There is an ANT+ SDK there that you can play with.

I use it to troubleshoot my power meter sometimes, it shows a lot of useful info.
05-01-18, 01:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 791
Posted By andr0id

No. There is a difference between a damaged...

No.

There is a difference between a damaged and bent rim and a rim that just has normal manufacturing irregularities.

A normal rim will true up with only very minor variance in spoke tension...
04-30-18, 03:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,254
Posted By andr0id

Well, that solves the big problem with rattle...

Well, that solves the big problem with rattle cans in that a durable paint needs an activator, but you have to add it right before you use it.
Activators make you paint cure *hard* regardless of...
04-24-18, 09:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,311
Posted By andr0id

I don't like a rack that touches the frame at all...

I don't like a rack that touches the frame at all regardless of frame material. Tire grabbers and dropout clamps are the way to keep your bike from getting dinged up or tubes crushed.
04-10-18, 02:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 773
Posted By andr0id

Well, a good old fashioned, internal cam, Shimano...

Well, a good old fashioned, internal cam, Shimano or Campy steel QR will work, but most people today are going to try and use some weight weenie boutique external cam QR and that is not going to...
Forum: Touring
04-10-18, 02:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,025
Posted By andr0id

I've run my Jetboil at 14,200 and made a cup of...

I've run my Jetboil at 14,200 and made a cup of hot chocolate in about 4 minutes. Everyone else at the Quandry Peak summit was envious. (No, I didn't bring enough for everyone!) I just carried it in...
04-10-18, 02:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,765
Posted By andr0id

*Anything* larger than 62" will incur a hefty...

*Anything* larger than 62" will incur a hefty oversize fee nowadays and that is in addition to the checked baggage fee on most airlines. The point of couplers is to get your bike into a standard...
04-10-18, 02:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,765
Posted By andr0id

I've only flown with mine a few times, but on...

I've only flown with mine a few times, but on Southwest, it is still a free checked back in the 26x26x10 hard case.
Their requirements are l+w+h <= 62" and <= 50 lbs.

Tandems are supposed to go...
04-10-18, 02:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,765
Posted By andr0id

You should start by looking at the retrofit page...

You should start by looking at the retrofit page on the S&S site and then contacting frame builders in your area that are willing to do retrofits.
Folding Travel Bikes using S and S Machine Bicycle...
Forum: Commuting
04-09-18, 12:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,073
Posted By andr0id

While it may not be as bad, I can tell you that...

While it may not be as bad, I can tell you that women have told me they don't like getting whacked there either. Not one bit.
Forum: Foo
02-21-18, 12:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,371
Posted By andr0id

It makes a big difference in being able to see...

It makes a big difference in being able to see and follow your cut line. I've pretty much had to force myself to use my track saw and my miter saw right handed.
Forum: Foo
01-29-18, 04:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,223
Posted By andr0id

Is that dinner for you or for the dogs?

Is that dinner for you or for the dogs?
01-29-18, 04:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 421
Posted By andr0id

Your wife might not like the solvent you would...

Your wife might not like the solvent you would need to use to clean it up!

I've suffered the same problem in the past. I can sweat an FD to death over a summer if I ignore it.

At times I've...
01-11-18, 04:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 486
Posted By andr0id

In theory, you can swap freehubs on DT Swiss...

In theory, you can swap freehubs on DT Swiss 240s. My PT G3 hub is built by DT Swiss and uses that freehub system also.

In practice, the 240 has had some changes over time, so an older 240 and a...
Forum: Foo
01-10-18, 11:22 AM
Replies: 1,395
Views: 80,388
Posted By andr0id

Imagine dragons... ...

Imagine dragons...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z15pxWUXvLY
01-09-18, 03:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,676
Posted By andr0id

After it's on the rim, a #11 Exacto blade works...

After it's on the rim, a #11 Exacto blade works perfectly.

Poke out an X, then trim around the edge of the hole.
Forum: Foo
01-09-18, 03:10 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,076
Posted By andr0id

It is typical of a condo HOA. You own your...

It is typical of a condo HOA. You own your interior with regards to services and repairs within your wall, so you personally write that check to the plumber for instance. But the HOA can decide to...
01-04-18, 07:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,557
Posted By andr0id

Yep, initial adjustments are made in the...

Yep, initial adjustments are made in the intermediate position.

if you follow the Shimano docs to the letter it works. If you try to do it like you've been doing front derailleurs all you life, it...
01-02-18, 07:24 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 10,871
Posted By andr0id

We'll get Concert Grand size in the US, while...

We'll get Concert Grand size in the US, while Japan gets Baby Grand size.
Forum: Foo
01-02-18, 07:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 545
Posted By andr0id

The probability that *you* will win remains...

The probability that *you* will win remains constant unless you buy more tickets with different numbers on them.

As more people play, the probability that more than one person will win increases....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-18, 04:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,553
Posted By andr0id

I have also ridden with riders who sway/snake so...

I have also ridden with riders who sway/snake so much that I can hear the front tire scrubbing. Besides the extra distance, that's a lot of lost energy in my mind.
01-02-18, 12:41 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 11,756
Posted By andr0id

In the documentaries category we have Abstract:...

In the documentaries category we have Abstract: The Art of Design and also The Toys That Made Us.

I found both of them very interesting. The artists and engineers that design toys remind me of...
01-02-18, 12:35 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 11,756
Posted By andr0id

Awaiting the second season. This is a pretty...

Awaiting the second season. This is a pretty amusing little show and KRISTEN BELL!!

I'm an atheist also, but the whole God vs. Satan thing is classic good vs. evil story telling.
01-02-18, 12:31 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 11,756
Posted By andr0id

I like Travelers, I'm about half way through the...

I like Travelers, I'm about half way through the second season.

That's a pretty fair assessment, but I think both Continuum and Travelers are targeted to a PG-13 type of audience, so they have to...
Replies: 11
Views: 672
Posted By andr0id

1973 Paramount Tandem

Father in Law has this Paramount tandem and he is wanting to sell it. It's been garaged most of its life.

According to the S/N, it was made in March of 1973. He had it repainted at some point to...
12-19-17, 03:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,540
Posted By andr0id

The TdF is sanctioned and allowed, no doubt based...

The TdF is sanctioned and allowed, no doubt based on sponsor fees from GoPro.
12-17-17, 04:11 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 11,691
Posted By andr0id

All of them or only one.

All of them or only one.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-17, 02:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 551
Posted By andr0id

There is not a lot of difference between a 6800...

There is not a lot of difference between a 6800 stand alone rear hub and the hub in that RS61. The flange and drilling are obviously different, but the innards are cut from the same cloth.

If you...
12-08-17, 08:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 508
Posted By andr0id

A tap or die that big is $$ or €€. I've...

A tap or die that big is $$ or €€.

I've never used it, but there is a Dremel bit called EZ thread that might be used for minor clean up.

If you must get a tap for the freewheel, get a bottom...
12-07-17, 10:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,802
Posted By andr0id

Best use seems to be on warehouse bikes where the...

Best use seems to be on warehouse bikes where the floors are mostly smooth and nobody is every going to remember to inflate the tires or fix a flat.
Forum: Touring
12-06-17, 04:46 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,472
Posted By andr0id

I've lived in that area before. I would strongly...

I've lived in that area before. I would strongly advise that that you carry enough water for the 2 of you for 24 hours and keep it topped off. The farmer's doors are miles off the road down gravel...
Replies: 47
Views: 5,877
Posted By andr0id

So you and your friends were all sharing a mass...

So you and your friends were all sharing a mass hallucination.

I've been told many times that the 40Nm torque specified by the manufacturers for cassette lock rings is way too high and a torque...
11-30-17, 11:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,813
Posted By andr0id

Serious question if you are going to sell...

Serious question if you are going to sell these...

Who going to pay when they break and cause bodily injury of some kind? What is your liability? No, a waiver is not going to hold up in court.
Forum: Foo
11-28-17, 09:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,615
Posted By andr0id

On my LG, you have to do that or there is a...

On my LG, you have to do that or there is a chance it will catch on fire.
11-27-17, 01:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 804
Posted By andr0id

I have only one thing to say: Praxis

I have only one thing to say:

Praxis
Forum: Foo
11-27-17, 01:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,615
Posted By andr0id

Same with washers and dryers. I just had spend...

Same with washers and dryers. I just had spend $130 to replace 4 suspension rods on my Samsung washer because it wouldn't spin anymore due to off balance codes.

If I had to pay somebody to come...
11-26-17, 11:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 978
Posted By andr0id

SP41 is actually the silicon based lubricant in...

SP41 is actually the silicon based lubricant in both the brake and shift housings.

I'm a stickler for using real 11 speed cables and housing and I've found the cheapest way to get real Shimano...
11-18-17, 05:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,085
Posted By andr0id

Or just run Ultegra cassettes. Much cheaper and...

Or just run Ultegra cassettes. Much cheaper and they last a lot longer anyway. The 9100 cassettes are stupidly under-engineered.
11-13-17, 09:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 907
Posted By andr0id

There are actually 10 types of people in the...

There are actually 10 types of people in the world.

01 Those who know binary numbers
02 Those who don't know binary numbers
10 Those who weren't expecting base 3
11-04-17, 09:42 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,520
Posted By andr0id

It's the equivalent of an M30. 40Nm is actually...

It's the equivalent of an M30. 40Nm is actually pretty low.
Probably because they're usually Al and they don't want you to break it.
11-04-17, 09:33 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,520
Posted By andr0id

And if you use certified weights and jigs, etc......

And if you use certified weights and jigs, etc... You're got your own PME lab.

If you don't abuse stuff, it will stay calibrated a long time. The Navy made us send in torque wrenches every 90...
11-04-17, 09:28 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,520
Posted By andr0id

Out of curiosity, I checked my Syntace F109 stem...

Out of curiosity, I checked my Syntace F109 stem when I got home. I use these whenever possible.
The bars are held on with 4 M5 Ti bolts and a pair of Ti M5 bolts secure it to the steering tube.
...
11-03-17, 01:38 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,520
Posted By andr0id

You should definitely torque to the top end of...

You should definitely torque to the top end of the spec as many manufacturers specify a value that is below the correct preload for the size of the bolt.

For example, an M5 needs a 5.5 Nm preload...
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