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10-26-20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,769
Posted By wingless

One section on my normal route includes markings...

One section on my normal route includes markings where a bicycle is entitled to the entire / only vehicle lane going in each direction. With the very narrow width of the roadway anything else is...
10-09-20, 04:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,151
Posted By wingless

The forum has already documented the 10 post...

The forum has already documented the 10 post minimum requirement for PM (https://www.bikeforums.net/forum-suggestions-user-assistance/955042-attention-all-new-members-10-post-minimum-pm-access.html)....
10-02-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,334
Posted By wingless

My telephone mount...

My telephone mount (https://www.bikeforums.net/manufacturer-retailer-survey-consumer-feedback/1156861-wingless-telephone-mount.html) has jaws that open to 3¼" wide that will accept the Note 8 which...
09-23-20, 08:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,771
Posted By wingless

One of my least favorite things is to feel the...

One of my least favorite things is to feel the inside tire casing for sharp stuff during a flat repair.

It is a terrific event when the offending material is located w/o a corresponding slice /...
09-19-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 964
Posted By wingless

Welcome to the forum. Having a firm grasp of...

Welcome to the forum.

Having a firm grasp of the obvious, ride faster so yours is the passing bike.

My latest addition is a single ding handlebar bell. I chime at ~5 car lengths and a second...
Replies: 14
Views: 4,935
Posted By wingless

The Zinn & the Art of Road Bike Maintenance book...

The Zinn & the Art of Road Bike Maintenance book is a useful document for reference, prior to digging into a service or repair operation.

...
Replies: 29
Views: 10,162
Posted By wingless

My latest secondary roadway experience again...

My latest secondary roadway experience again revealed that daytime blinking is a huge safety advantage.

The bicycle was being operated during daytime on the straight, level, very low traffic...
09-09-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,984
Posted By wingless

That DuPont Chain Saver...

That DuPont Chain Saver (http://www.performancelubricantsusa.com/files/DuP_InfoSheet_CHAIN%20SAVER_1511.pdf) appears to be a decent product, but is significantly different from hot wax.

The DuPont...
09-09-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,984
Posted By wingless

+1 It is a huge time saver, everything stays...

+1

It is a huge time saver, everything stays clean, the chain is silent and the wax lasts a long time. Despite almost daily usage I can go many, many months w/o having to even think about the...
09-06-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,984
Posted By wingless

At the end of a long day of bicycle riding, I...

At the end of a long day of bicycle riding, I like to disassemble my chain for a thorough cleaning, just in case some dirt found its way into this assembly.

My experience is that an old toothbrush...
09-06-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,984
Posted By wingless

My thoughts exactly about trolling on forums.

My thoughts exactly about trolling on forums.
09-06-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,984
Posted By wingless

Sorry I wasn't clear in my post. My cleaning...

Sorry I wasn't clear in my post.

My cleaning / lubrication lasts a long time, unless I get caught in the rain.

My usage of dish soap and water in a small jar as the first step in cleaning is...
09-06-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,984
Posted By wingless

Gasoline and other aggressive solvents are not...

Gasoline and other aggressive solvents are not required when warm water and dish soap are effective at dissolving the stuff attached to the exterior and interior of the chain.

My observations are...
09-04-20, 08:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,178
Posted By wingless

An examination of those images indicates to me...

An examination of those images indicates to me that the saddle part was flexed during manufacturing, probably with a fixture, to permit easy insertion of the formed metal frame, then the fixture...
09-03-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 19,806
Posted By wingless

Correct. That light accepts a wide range of input...

Correct. That light accepts a wide range of input voltages and has a long cable that could be wired with a connector to a battery pack.
09-03-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 19,806
Posted By wingless

The Lezyne light...

The Lezyne light (https://ride.lezyne.com/collections/led-lights/products/1-led-emicr-v104a) has a mount for attachment to the handlebar hardware.
...
09-03-20, 06:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 19,806
Posted By wingless

What about a mount like this that uses the...

What about a mount like this that uses the existing handlebar fasteners?

...
09-01-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,075
Posted By wingless

My favorites are WD-40 or Mineral Spirits w/ a...

My favorites are WD-40 or Mineral Spirits w/ a fingernail.

The recent removal of old adhesive residue on one of my bikes was effected flawlessly using WD-40.
08-31-20, 05:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,060
Posted By wingless

Here is one of my bikes w/ toe clips. ...

Here is one of my bikes w/ toe clips.

https://live.staticflickr.com/1946/29910368417_599eb90e14_c.jpg
08-31-20, 04:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,060
Posted By wingless

Welcome to the forum. All of my bike pedals...

Welcome to the forum.

All of my bike pedals have toe clips w/ straps and these have worked fine for my usage.
08-31-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,733
Posted By wingless

My headlight and tail light are rechargeable. My...

My headlight and tail light are rechargeable. My spoke lights each use three AAA primary cell batteries.
08-27-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,059
Posted By wingless

The Garmin Varia RTL515 Tail Light...

The Garmin Varia RTL515 Tail Light (https://buy.garmin.com/en-US/US/p/698001) is cool but I instead follow the First Rule of Italian Driving.

First Rule of Italian Driving.

IMO, something...
08-26-20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,059
Posted By wingless

A manufacturer's reply to my inquiry about...

A manufacturer's reply to my inquiry about equivalent run times while the Hypershot being 2X brighter has been received.

They informed me that the Hypershot has newer technology, increasing the...
08-26-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,984
Posted By wingless

That is also my first step in chain maintenance....

That is also my first step in chain maintenance. I use a jar holding the chain, instead of directly into my heated ultrasonic cleaner (https://www.bikeforums.net/20341232-post6.html) bath and the...
08-25-20, 06:07 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,807
Posted By wingless

My favorite neon yellow jersey had a dirt spray...

My favorite neon yellow jersey had a dirt spray up the center back that would not come off, despite pre-treatment scrubbing w/ liquid detergent.

The solution that worked was to use bar soap and...
08-24-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,059
Posted By wingless

Both the Cygolite Hotshot Pro 150 USB...

Both the Cygolite Hotshot Pro 150 USB (https://cygolite.com/product/hotshot-pro-150-usb/) 150 Lumen single lamp and the Cygolite Hypershot 350 USB (https://cygolite.com/product/hypershot-350-usb/)...
08-24-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,059
Posted By wingless

The Cygolite Hotshot Pro 150 Tail Light...

The Cygolite Hotshot Pro 150 Tail Light (https://www.bikeforums.net/manufacturer-retailer-survey-consumer-feedback/1126359-wingless-cygolite-hotshot-pro-150-lumen-tail-light.html) is a terrific...
08-20-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 472
Posted By wingless

Welcome to the forum. IMO, operating a...

Welcome to the forum.

IMO, operating a bicycle on a roadway with vehicles should not include also listening to music.

Good luck w/ the recovery. Your body will now be an efficient barometer.
08-20-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,335
Posted By wingless

My Cygolite Hotshot Pro 150...

My Cygolite Hotshot Pro 150 (https://www.bikeforums.net/manufacturer-retailer-survey-consumer-feedback/1126359-wingless-cygolite-hotshot-pro-150-lumen-tail-light.html) has a measured run time of...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,961
Posted By wingless

My chains are waxed at the specified 200°F and...

My chains are waxed at the specified 200°F and there is minimal exterior build up and minimal drive train contamination.
08-19-20, 06:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 689
Posted By wingless

My preference when working on large topics, with...

My preference when working on large topics, with an image count that exceeds the forum post limit of ten, is to create the topic in Word, then cut and paste into the forum so that the information is...
08-18-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,733
Posted By wingless

When I am riding at night I retain usage of my...

When I am riding at night I retain usage of my blinking Cygolite Hotshot Pro 150 tail light...
08-18-20, 07:06 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,733
Posted By wingless

Absolutely not. The only benefit for...

Absolutely not.

The only benefit for reflectors is to provide / improve visibility of the bicycle / bicyclist, especially in low light conditions, when illuminated by motor vehicle headlights, to...
08-12-20, 07:47 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,352
Posted By wingless

The looong duration road construction on my daily...

The looong duration road construction on my daily path has "temporary" plastic / rubber speed bumps bolted to the roadway to decrease traffic velocity.

There is a ~3" pathway of normal roadway...
08-12-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 11,533
Posted By wingless

My daytime operation uses blinking front...

My daytime operation uses blinking front (https://www.bikeforums.net/manufacturer-retailer-survey-consumer-feedback/1126281-wingless-stupidbright-sb3000-headlight.html) and rear lights...
08-12-20, 07:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,160
Posted By wingless

My helmet mirror...

My helmet mirror (https://www.bikeforums.net/manufacturer-retailer-survey-consumer-feedback/1127759-wingless-evt-safe-zone-bicycle-helmet-mirror.html) is adjusted to permit rear visibility when...
08-12-20, 07:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,445
Posted By wingless

My choice is visibility over style. My wheels...

My choice is visibility over style. My wheels have two or three reflectors, depending upon spoke lacing.

When riding at night I add these spoke lights...
12-11-19, 07:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,426
Posted By wingless

When I am cleaning parts in my ultrasonic cleaner...

When I am cleaning parts in my ultrasonic cleaner (https://www.bikeforums.net/20341232-post6.html), I use water in the tank and use jars holding the parts and the various cleaning solutions.
07-10-19, 08:26 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,443
Posted By wingless

+1 on removing the chain for cleaning /...

+1 on removing the chain for cleaning / lubrication.

On mine I use the Park Tool MLP-1.2 Master Link Pliers (https://www.bikeforums.net/20341227-post5.html) for removal / replacement of the master...
05-24-19, 06:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,742
Posted By wingless

My tire was going flat too frequently. The...

My tire was going flat too frequently.

The interior was always inspected for problems, with none found.

The tire and the rim tape were replaced and the problem abated.
05-21-19, 04:39 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 22,694
Posted By wingless

These spoke lights...

These spoke lights (https://www.bikeforums.net/manufacturer-retailer-survey-consumer-feedback/1130621-wingless-32-led-wheel-spoke-light-model-lc-d016.html) provide amazing night time visibility of...
05-21-19, 10:05 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 22,694
Posted By wingless

My bicycle is never left unattended in an...

My bicycle is never left unattended in an unsecure location, so all my stuff is always left in-place.

It is easy enough to remove + replace the headlamp and the battery pack.

On mine, the...
05-21-19, 08:45 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 22,694
Posted By wingless

Thanks. Yes I don’t have any reservations...

Thanks.

Yes I don’t have any reservations recommending the Outbound Lighting headlight.

It is well made, excellent engineering and the company is great.

For daytime usage the blink mode is...
05-21-19, 08:17 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 22,694
Posted By wingless

These topics show my CygoLite Hotshot Pro 150...

These topics show my CygoLite Hotshot Pro 150 tail light (https://www.bikeforums.net/manufacturer-retailer-survey-consumer-feedback/1126359-wingless-cygolite-hotshot-pro-150-lumen-tail-light.html)...
05-21-19, 04:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,295
Posted By wingless

This topic...

This topic (https://www.bikeforums.net/manufacturer-retailer-survey-consumer-feedback/1127759-wingless-evt-safe-zone-bicycle-helmet-mirror.html) shows my EVT Safe Zone helmet mirror.
Replies: 9
Views: 9,682
Posted By wingless

This light has been a reliable workhorse for my...

This light has been a reliable workhorse for my usage.

Once a month I need to recharge the light.

My clumsy fingers yanked that flexible rubber cover out of position when unplugging the USB...
Replies: 3
Views: 5,150
Posted By wingless

Got most of the way through the survey. The...

Got most of the way through the survey.

The many pages about price and features was annoying.

The survey was not completed because the survey would not permit me to NOT respond to household...
02-08-19, 02:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,516
Posted By wingless

My waxed chain is hooked to hang / cool, then...

My waxed chain is hooked to hang / cool, then each link on that "sword" is broken free prior to installation.

There is very little flaking during those steps.

...
01-31-19, 05:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,516
Posted By wingless

Nice OP! Here is my ultrasonic cleaner...

Nice OP!

Here is my ultrasonic cleaner (https://www.bikeforums.net/20341232-post6.html) that I use first w/ 80°C dish soap / water; then mineral spirits, finally denatured alcohol, all in a jar.
...
01-06-19, 02:10 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,812
Posted By wingless

From your link, the only reference to PTFE:...

From your link, the only reference to PTFE: "Avoid cosmetics with PTFE or any word containing “perfluor” or “polyfluor” on their ingredients list."

The concern about PTFE in cosmetics is different...
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