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06-27-18, 10:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 541
Posted By ModeratedUser

How does one get their account deleted?

Hello all,

I messaged help regarding getting my account deleted, but there has been no response. Is there a way to delete your account or is it bikeforums property? If it's their property, then...
06-21-18, 11:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 859
Posted By ModeratedUser

How does a thread get closed in less than 24 hrs?

Hello all,

Sorry but I'm really not dialed in here, but I posted a thread here (https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1147466-stop-playing-idiot-when-they-tell-you-s-asia.html)...
06-20-18, 10:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,627
Posted By ModeratedUser

Stop playing the idiot when they tell you it's from "Asia"!

Hello all,

It's been awhile since I've posted here and it's really cause I've been out of the loop on the biking scene. I've gotten a car after going for more than 9 years carless. I've moved...
01-30-18, 02:15 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 42,849
Posted By ModeratedUser

Well I contacted Cygolite on getting the clip...

Well I contacted Cygolite on getting the clip option on the Dice TL 50 light (https://cygolite.com/product/dice-tl-50-usb/)and they stated they don't make that setup and doesn't look that easy to...
01-18-18, 09:09 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 42,849
Posted By ModeratedUser

Hey thanks for firing up this thread again! It...

Hey thanks for firing up this thread again! It got me to do a little looking around at Cygolite. As they're still my fav with the Cygolite Hotshot Micro 30 USB. Which is way less than $25 if you...
01-17-18, 11:06 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 42,849
Posted By ModeratedUser

Too bad it's not $25 or less.

Too bad it's not $25 or less.
12-11-17, 12:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 784
Posted By ModeratedUser

How do I turn off this "Post Your Question" popup permanently?

Hello,

how do I turn this "Post Your Question" popup permanently? It's irritating and is unneeded.
10-15-17, 11:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,294
Posted By ModeratedUser

another thing your stupid popup does is put...

another thing your stupid popup does is put people on thread they had no intentions on being apart of! THANKS!!!!!!
10-15-17, 10:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,294
Posted By ModeratedUser

No, it's stop your idiotic popup that I had no...

No, it's stop your idiotic popup that I had no intentions of participating in.
10-15-17, 10:05 PM
Replies: 1,119
Views: 255,421
Posted By ModeratedUser

Anyone ever see a Bianchi that was metal flake...

Anyone ever see a Bianchi that was metal flake gold and from the late 70's? Was a great looking bike! Steel frame, chrome lugs and probably Italian made. Had lower level Champy parts.

Any...
10-15-17, 09:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,294
Posted By ModeratedUser

stop

stop
08-09-17, 10:51 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,746
Posted By ModeratedUser

Happen to see my ace friend/mechanic Monday night...

Happen to see my ace friend/mechanic Monday night and had him take a look at the brakes. I didn't give him the heads up on this thread or anything. I just asked him how he likes the rear brake and...
08-09-17, 10:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,746
Posted By ModeratedUser

Oh you're right! I just took the first numbers I...

Oh you're right! I just took the first numbers I saw off the cables and assumed they're all from the same manufacturer. Ends up being the brake cables don't have a name or model number.

Sorry...
08-05-17, 11:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,746
Posted By ModeratedUser

Just to catch up on the last day. My buddy...

Just to catch up on the last day. My buddy wasn't at the shop yesterday, so I didn't have his input. I did manage to lock up my brake yesterday! I just have to do it on some nice smooth pavement. ...
08-05-17, 11:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,746
Posted By ModeratedUser

Just about all my post I state something such as...

Just about all my post I state something such as "I most welcome any and all replies." So I say take your time, take a nice deep breath, and get all snarky. My track record should show that I don't...
08-05-17, 11:22 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,746
Posted By ModeratedUser

This goes against what the Makers are saying...

This goes against what the Makers are saying about these housings. LEX-SL (http://jagwire.com/guides/housing/)

They state;
Linear strands of steel are used to encircle the Slick-Lube Liner...
08-03-17, 06:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,746
Posted By ModeratedUser

You have to define when is your lock up here. ...

You have to define when is your lock up here. Are you talking about rolling with me on the bike? - Never
Are you talking about the wheel spinning on a stand? - After pulling the lever a little...
08-03-17, 06:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,746
Posted By ModeratedUser

I actually go to this shop just about every...

I actually go to this shop just about every Friday. It's cause I'm in the area. Many times it's to drop off stuff that is being donated. It's a good relationship. Getting another head in this is...
08-03-17, 04:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,746
Posted By ModeratedUser

WAT :foo:

WAT :foo:
08-03-17, 04:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,746
Posted By ModeratedUser

I'm considerably more at 270 lbs. I'll be...

I'm considerably more at 270 lbs. I'll be stopping by my LBS and I'll ask someone I know there to both look at it and ride it. My bet is that he won't be able to lock the brake either and he weighs...
08-03-17, 03:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,746
Posted By ModeratedUser

No it doesn't mean true rotors, but it doesn't...

No it doesn't mean true rotors, but it doesn't mean whacked out and abused rotors either. These are new and straight rotors in this instance. Also the little leeway here can be easily adjusted out...
08-03-17, 03:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,746
Posted By ModeratedUser

Sounds like I'm not sitting on the bike when this...

Sounds like I'm not sitting on the bike when this is happening, so yes, I could do that. Also we're just dealing and focusing on the rear brake here. And yes the front brake is pooh too.
08-03-17, 02:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,746
Posted By ModeratedUser

I'm not really that hip on what fits and what...

I'm not really that hip on what fits and what doesn't. Seems like what makes the difference is that mount between the frame and brake, right?

I'm not excited in having to do this!
08-03-17, 02:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,746
Posted By ModeratedUser

Shimano 9sp drop levers.

Shimano 9sp drop levers.
08-03-17, 12:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,746
Posted By ModeratedUser

There's practically no clearance between the pads...

There's practically no clearance between the pads and the rotors. I left some so I'd have some adjustment or leeway. Can take a pic if needed. It's truly about a sheet of paper or two. And yes, I...
08-03-17, 09:32 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,746
Posted By ModeratedUser

joejack951, Canker, I have the alignment down...

joejack951, Canker, I have the alignment down spot on. I didn't even take the bolts loose that dealt with the alignment. The clearance on the pads to the disc is pretty tight too. It's less than a...
08-02-17, 10:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,746
Posted By ModeratedUser

Well I got some pads from Performance. Some...

Well I got some pads from Performance. Some Clarks Organic pads. Granted they aren't seated yet, but so far these pads are pooh as far as I'm concerned. They are going to have to improve by 100%...
08-02-17, 09:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 756
Posted By ModeratedUser

Oooooohhhhhh there it is!!!!!! :crash:

Oooooohhhhhh there it is!!!!!! :crash:
08-02-17, 09:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 756
Posted By ModeratedUser

How do you find the threads you have posted on nowadays?

Hello all,

Admittedly I am not the social butterfly here! You guys changed things up and now I'm lost! I used to be able to find the threads I posted on before no problems at all. Nowadays? ...
07-19-17, 07:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 769
Posted By ModeratedUser

Needing some pads for Hayes CX Expert brakes

Hello all,

I'm wondering if someone can tell me the pads I should get for the brakes I have. They are Hayes CX Expert Disc brakes. They're mechanical brakes with drop levers. I'm in dry...
07-13-17, 09:41 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,746
Posted By ModeratedUser

Thanks for posting! I'm gona give the current...

Thanks for posting! I'm gona give the current brakes a good o' college try, but I'm also eyeing at getting the pads replaced. If and when that happens, I'll be using your tips here as a guide.
...
Forum: Touring
07-13-17, 09:37 AM
Replies: 558
Views: 328,646
Posted By ModeratedUser

Little more info please for those, cough cough,...

Little more info please for those, cough cough, less informed?
07-13-17, 09:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 696
Posted By ModeratedUser

Anyway we can get another pop up when we sign in?

Hello all,

So it looks like there are currently two pop ups when you sign in. That means there's room for more! I say we have entitlement to at least half of the user's screen.

/sarcasm
07-12-17, 04:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,305
Posted By ModeratedUser

I guess the "Elite" part threw me off. :o ...

I guess the "Elite" part threw me off. :o Better stop reading. My mind was whirling after reading "Expert" on my brakes.
07-12-17, 01:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,746
Posted By ModeratedUser

What's the best way to get good disc brakes?

Hello all,

I'm not a noob to disc brakes. Granted I'm definitely not the ace-know-it-all either! I do have some experience with disc brakes and I've used them alot in my MTB riding. I figured...
07-12-17, 12:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,305
Posted By ModeratedUser

Hey ph0rk, Looks like I got the bb issue...

Hey ph0rk,

Looks like I got the bb issue resolved. Thanks for help.
07-09-17, 10:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,305
Posted By ModeratedUser

Hey ph0rk, Have you had any problems with...

Hey ph0rk,

Have you had any problems with the bottom bracket? I've had mine coming loose on me. This last time I really torqued down on tightening it. Hopefully that does the trick.
07-08-17, 10:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,305
Posted By ModeratedUser

Granted those two bolts might not be able to...

Granted those two bolts might not be able to handle a trailer, but I was thinking of a light weight trailer. Maybe weight limit of 50 lbs? You would think in this day and age designers are putting...
07-08-17, 09:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,305
Posted By ModeratedUser

Dang man, I thought this was for something like...

Dang man, I thought this was for something like the sweetest trailer hitch ever seen! An F-ing kickstand huh? :notamused:
07-07-17, 09:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,305
Posted By ModeratedUser

It's the 2015 Trek Crossrip Elite ...

It's the 2015 Trek Crossrip Elite (http://archive.trekbikes.com/us/en/2015/Trek/crossrip_elite#/us/en/2015/Trek/crossrip_elite/details)
07-07-17, 12:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,305
Posted By ModeratedUser

Gravited to the Upper Crust of Biking and now clueless :-(

Hello all,

I gotten a bike that's about two years old and I haven't got the foggiest what these bosses are for.
570822

It is at the rear end of the left chain stay.

Also this mount fits...
07-01-17, 02:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 540
Posted By ModeratedUser

Looking for 1.7 straight pull spokes

Hello all,

I'm wondering who is the Spoke King Cartel Dealer of bicycle spokes here in our great free country? I'm looking for some spokes for a rear wheel of a Velomax wheel set. They are...
06-30-17, 10:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,449
Posted By ModeratedUser

Being a former owner of an AirZound I'm kinda...

Being a former owner of an AirZound I'm kinda familar with what is expected of a bike horn. On one ride once a rider had a horn that I was impressed by. BTW I didn't have my AirZound at the time...
06-25-17, 09:36 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,934
Posted By ModeratedUser

Oooooh it's feedback you're after. OK well the...

Oooooh it's feedback you're after. OK well the "service" is crap! Granted I'm not talking about years of experience, but 2 out 3 times using it and there was NOTHING. I guess if you were a hitter...
06-15-17, 11:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 740
Posted By ModeratedUser

The weight doesn't come close to what I have. ...

The weight doesn't come close to what I have. This one states 224 grams and mine weighed 286 grams.
06-15-17, 09:06 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,934
Posted By ModeratedUser

ASK A QUSTION widget-- ADMIN NOTE: log in and you will not see it ;)

Why do you guys have this? I asked a question on this and it was never responded. Why don't you just get rid of this?
06-08-17, 05:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,105
Posted By ModeratedUser

Why thank you. Tell you the truth, I thought for...

Why thank you. Tell you the truth, I thought for sure I'd have seen something about how clueless we as the American public are so clueless to the rest of the world. You know, like how most of the...
06-07-17, 09:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,105
Posted By ModeratedUser

No one is not better than the other straight up,...

No one is not better than the other straight up, but who has had pretty much impeccable quality on their craftsmanship? Also who has their quality of craftsmanship scattered through the whole range...
06-07-17, 12:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,105
Posted By ModeratedUser

To all the brave men and women out there....... ...

To all the brave men and women out there.......

I called Ridley out of curiosity mostly and here was the conversation. :D

Info at 10:33, Jun 7:
Thank you for choosing to chat with us. We are...
06-06-17, 09:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 740
Posted By ModeratedUser

I was able to conclude that this one is a...

I was able to conclude that this one is a SP-6400-B. That was concluded by the weight of it. It was reported here (http://velobase.com/ViewComponent.aspx?ID=149a9c3a-5623-4b48-bef9-610817199236)...
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