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05-29-19, 10:00 AM
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Posted By jack002

Making a bike like that takes many steps

Making a bike like that takes many steps
05-23-19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 2,934
Views: 255,120
Posted By jack002

Nonsense. Has this ever happened once?

Nonsense. Has this ever happened once?
05-15-19, 02:19 PM
Replies: 2,934
Views: 255,120
Posted By jack002

An improperly worn or an improperly adjusted...

An improperly worn or an improperly adjusted helmet can be more dangerous than no helmet.
How so?
05-15-19, 10:04 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,752
Posted By jack002

I have a light road bike with 700x23s, you would...

I have a light road bike with 700x23s, you would probably ave like 18 on it. Get one. Or you can just not obsess with a number.
05-03-19, 02:15 PM
Replies: 981
Views: 156,127
Posted By jack002

https://live.staticflickr.com/7314/27169672724_a4b...

https://live.staticflickr.com/7314/27169672724_a4b1e19db8_c.jpg
05-03-19, 01:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,489
Posted By jack002

You mention 4K video? I read that 4K requires...

You mention 4K video? I read that 4K requires 110GB per hour. So you will need 660GB. About 2/3 TB. Thats a lot.
Forum: Commuting
11-20-18, 03:50 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,592
Posted By jack002

noglider, you must be familiar with Bikemanforu?...

noglider, you must be familiar with Bikemanforu? He has a youtube channel and I think he lives in Queens
https://www.youtube.com/bikemanforu
11-20-18, 01:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 675
Posted By jack002

I'm also an HPX fan. It wasn't too expensive back...

I'm also an HPX fan. It wasn't too expensive back when I got it, its been maybe like 20 years ago. Still works well.
10-19-18, 01:35 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,590
Posted By jack002

There is also a poster with a SIG that has LOSE...

There is also a poster with a SIG that has LOSE spelled LOOSE. My pet peeve too.
10-12-18, 08:47 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,566
Posted By jack002

I have one like that, just as old, also blue, I...

I have one like that, just as old, also blue, I paid $30 for mine. Works great, about 15 years old.
10-12-18, 08:24 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,175
Posted By jack002

I'm offended by the word offended

I'm offended by the word offended
10-08-18, 12:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 388
Posted By jack002

I bought a bike with a 53-42 on it, swapped the...

I bought a bike with a 53-42 on it, swapped the whole spider for a smaller 50-39 and never looked back. I will never need a 53 tooth chainring in my life ever.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-18, 12:20 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,104
Posted By jack002

After the battery dies its all back to...

After the battery dies its all back to cyclist/bicycle status
10-08-18, 12:16 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,275
Posted By jack002

I had a purple Huffy banana seat bike called the...

I had a purple Huffy banana seat bike called the rail. It was a 5 speed and looked so cool, not a practical bike tho
Forum: Commuting
10-08-18, 12:13 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,239
Posted By jack002

I would have taken my lock with me. On my day off...

I would have taken my lock with me. On my day off I might like need to ride to some third location and need to lock it there. The lock can not weigh so much that leaving it and risking losing it and...
Forum: Introductions
10-03-18, 08:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 220
Posted By jack002

Welcome. I'd like to hear more about all your...

Welcome. I'd like to hear more about all your bike conversions. Good to have you here.
Forum: Commuting
09-27-18, 02:11 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 10,070
Posted By jack002

In comparison, yes, totally

In comparison, yes, totally
Forum: Commuting
09-26-18, 10:21 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 10,070
Posted By jack002

Nonsense. Of all the parts of the body the...

Nonsense. Of all the parts of the body the brain/skull can not take a hit as well as any other part. You don't need a helmet on your arms or legs, etc. Talk to someone who works in an ER and see if...
Forum: Touring
09-26-18, 10:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,074
Posted By jack002

Ok. they must have taken them down. It's been a...

Ok. they must have taken them down. It's been a while since I'd seen them there.
Forum: Touring
09-25-18, 08:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,074
Posted By jack002

Check out Nashbar for Bob-like trailers. They...

Check out Nashbar for Bob-like trailers. They look like the Bob, and cost less. I have seen them there for years.
09-20-18, 10:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 357
Posted By jack002

An old sweat rag is all I carry

An old sweat rag is all I carry
09-17-18, 09:39 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,002
Posted By jack002

I saw what you posted, and I call bogus. Not even...

I saw what you posted, and I call bogus. Not even close to reality
09-14-18, 12:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,451
Posted By jack002

Maybe people want something to embrace the warm...

Maybe people want something to embrace the warm understanding feeling they get here
/sarcasm
Forum: Commuting
09-14-18, 11:35 AM
Replies: 1,020
Views: 97,666
Posted By jack002

No, he's just restin', you stunned it. They stun...

No, he's just restin', you stunned it. They stun easily
Forum: Foo
09-07-18, 02:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 437
Posted By jack002

I have this player. I don't know what would fix...

I have this player. I don't know what would fix it so you can see it once plugged in again, but it has a memory chip in it, take it out, fill it with what you want to hear and put it back in. Have...
Forum: Foo
08-24-18, 08:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 437
Posted By jack002

I use the sansa fuse and the sansa player.

I use the sansa fuse and the sansa player.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-18, 08:24 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,892
Posted By jack002

Some people are missing the fact that short legs...

Some people are missing the fact that short legs can extend less far than long legs can. The height of the pedal is constant and the reach you need to touch the ground is harder for shorter people. I...
08-20-18, 08:33 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,307
Posted By jack002

Looking for etiquette here is like looking for a...

Looking for etiquette here is like looking for a lobster dinner in the trash. Good luck with that.
08-17-18, 07:44 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 12,404
Posted By jack002

Same here. I can't average over about 12.6 most...

Same here. I can't average over about 12.6 most days.
Forum: Introductions
08-14-18, 07:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 287
Posted By jack002

Welcome. I once had a Schwinn Continental, I...

Welcome. I once had a Schwinn Continental, I wonder if they're similar. Mine was stolen. I went on to get better road bikes, but would consider going back now as these aluminum frames are too stiff...
08-13-18, 01:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 277
Posted By jack002

On the 650B wheel issues, does this link help? ...

On the 650B wheel issues, does this link help?
https://www.sheldonbrown.com/650b.html
08-10-18, 08:45 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,774
Posted By jack002

Complete nonsense. I have ridden clipless for...

Complete nonsense.
I have ridden clipless for about 20 years. I'm on look compatible but could also go to SPD no problem.
I fell when I first started with them. Maybe once or twice. I never damaged...
Forum: Commuting
08-09-18, 07:00 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 10,070
Posted By jack002

I have this helmet. Good price and very good...

I have this helmet. Good price and very good venting.
08-08-18, 01:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,004
Posted By jack002

Have you seen this thread? Lots of ideas on what...

Have you seen this thread? Lots of ideas on what bikes out there for riders like us. (In case you wanted to see more bikes/looking for more ideas)...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-07-18, 08:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 677
Posted By jack002

This makes me think of the term "node" they use...

This makes me think of the term "node" they use in building automotive roll cages. You want to join tubes all in one place in their paradigm. It makes things stronger. So that logic says its better...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-18, 10:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 505
Posted By jack002

I wonder about this. Is the housing pulling on...

I wonder about this. Is the housing pulling on it? Is there some slack in it?
07-30-18, 12:16 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,230
Posted By jack002

I used them a lot. Two problems with them today....

I used them a lot. Two problems with them today. 1, the patch is too big for a road bike tube, I would cut them down to fit. 2. They dont' make them any more. I can't find them now. They do/did work...
Forum: Commuting
07-25-18, 09:35 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 10,070
Posted By jack002

That is an alien concept to this helmet wearer....

That is an alien concept to this helmet wearer. If they exist, they are no more or less insane than the non-helmet wearers.
Forum: Commuting
07-23-18, 12:31 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 10,070
Posted By jack002

False! I wear one all the time and don't take any...

False! I wear one all the time and don't take any risk at all I wouldn't take without a helmet. A couple years ago I took a fall that would probably have cracked my skull if I had no helmet on. It...
07-20-18, 08:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,199
Posted By jack002

Find some training programs, google something...

Find some training programs, google something like "how to train for a bike century". The training will outline just what you are asking. I have seen plans that start out a week where you'll go a few...
07-06-18, 01:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 951
Posted By jack002

Same here. I later got a freehub remover, only...

Same here. I later got a freehub remover, only because I was breaking spokes in the rear wheel and had to get access to them. Now my last two bikes have sealed bearings, so no more rebuilding the...
07-06-18, 12:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,170
Posted By jack002

I am between 6'1" and 6'0", about a 34" inseam...

I am between 6'1" and 6'0", about a 34" inseam and have ridden a 60cm road bike for about 19 years. I think you're right. Too small.
Forum: Touring
07-06-18, 12:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,065
Posted By jack002

Go to settings, lock screen, app buttons. You set...

Go to settings, lock screen, app buttons. You set it there.
07-02-18, 09:03 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 10,719
Posted By jack002

Bella ...

Bella
https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/884/39719130780_e287660e1f_c.jpg
06-29-18, 02:32 PM
06-29-18, 02:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,066
Posted By jack002

Yeah, our MUP here is also VERY SLICK when wet....

Yeah, our MUP here is also VERY SLICK when wet. Puddles form and sit and sit, mud is at the bottom and are very slick if you try to ride in them. I was out on a saturday ride and had an oncoming bike...
06-28-18, 09:40 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,354
Posted By jack002

If I ordered a bike and got one with a different...

If I ordered a bike and got one with a different component than listed, I hardly think that I would call that event charming.
06-19-18, 01:05 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 23,495
Posted By jack002

People on a bicycle are not walk ups. Tell a...

People on a bicycle are not walk ups.
Tell a cop when you run a stop sign you were a walk up
05-17-18, 12:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 979
Posted By jack002

I used to know the max size that der would take,...

I used to know the max size that der would take, seems it was 28. I think you might need to change the der if it won't work.
05-17-18, 10:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 979
Posted By jack002

As for 6 speed, I did that on my Motobecane, a...

As for 6 speed, I did that on my Motobecane, a '77 or a '78. Works fine. I can't speak for 7 speed.
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