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05-12-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By southpier

what are Sram chain differences?

i just put on a PC 971 chain as is my usual season starter. i like to have a spare.

anyone know a difference between the above and a PC 951?

if it's just finish, i'm good. if a different link...
05-11-21, 08:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 250
Posted By southpier

thanks. wheels are now at the true-ery. much...

thanks. wheels are now at the true-ery. much incentive to buy parks stand & learn how!
05-11-21, 04:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 250
Posted By southpier

Rim Tape Width

how critical is the "correct" width?

for 7 years i've used 16 mm velox bought bulk. new season tape is packaged x 2 rolls and has a width guide on the back. evidently i need 19 mm.

is it worth...
04-18-21, 06:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 474
Posted By southpier

thanks guys. it's a serious investment for me so...

thanks guys. it's a serious investment for me so i appreciate the input.

sid
04-17-21, 01:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 474
Posted By southpier

Truing Stand Suggestion

does the Parks fit the bill? anyone have a better suggestion? thanks

TS-2.2P Powder Coated Professional Wheel Truing Stand | Park Tool...
03-08-21, 05:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 998
Posted By southpier

back to the OP's query: a couple of years ago i...

back to the OP's query: a couple of years ago i had to drop something off at the LBS right at the opening bell. saturday morning, 7:45. there were so many bikes & riders congregating i had to park a...
03-08-21, 05:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 998
Posted By southpier

oh; 'cause you thought i meant ....ewwww. the...

oh; 'cause you thought i meant ....ewwww. the b-17 is close enough for me. we have a love/ hate relationship at best.
03-07-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 998
Posted By southpier

i associate with "individualist". not only...

i associate with "individualist".

not only that, people go up my butt.
03-05-21, 07:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,079
Posted By southpier

you have a much better memory than i keeping...

you have a much better memory than i keeping track of what i do.

btw: where did i put my glasses? i've looked everywhere this morning to no avail. although i did find two sets of keys i thought...
03-05-21, 02:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,079
Posted By southpier

my god man*; it's not a life or death decision,...

my god man*; it's not a life or death decision, merely a casual inquiry on an internet forum.

*or woman, lgbtxyz, it don't matter to me.
03-04-21, 12:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,079
Posted By southpier

oh ... you don't know me! if i could find a...

oh ... you don't know me!

if i could find a Grecian yia-yia to crochet riding socks from virgin sheep sheerings, i would buy several pairs in a heartbeat.
03-04-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,079
Posted By southpier

and with fenders & the Berthoud bag, it's a bus...

and with fenders & the Berthoud bag, it's a bus pushing a billboard!

next year, for my 70th birthday, i intend to get or build another bike. if i can ride to 75, i'll consider that an...
03-04-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,079
Posted By southpier

ooph! that would absolutely put me over the edge....

ooph! that would absolutely put me over the edge. next thing i would be buying a kayak and "getting into paddle-sports". did that 25 years ago.

i won't even aero-wrap my cables. i like the insect...
03-04-21, 08:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,079
Posted By southpier

thanks; i appreciate the considerations and they...

thanks; i appreciate the considerations and they certainly weigh keeping the bar ends. the bike is a Surly LHT with IRC double chainring & cranks conversion. if i need a granny gear, i'll get off and...
03-04-21, 08:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,079
Posted By southpier

i have no idea what sti is, but i'm sure i'd get...

i have no idea what sti is, but i'm sure i'd get a chuckle if i did.

i absolutely love the bar enders, but my berthoud bag pushes the cables away so much they kink at the downtube cable stops....
03-04-21, 06:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,079
Posted By southpier

shifting to downtube shifters

can it be as simple as it appears?

love the bar enders, but i can see ridding 36" of cable and stopping the kink for the front bag by going down.

what am i missing?
06-20-20, 03:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,706
Posted By southpier

perhaps a bit too cryptic in my original post...

perhaps a bit too cryptic in my original post ....

i'm referring to hemorrhoids & anal fissures. not plagued with multiple of any, but sense they could creep into the picture unless my behavior on...
06-20-20, 03:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,706
Posted By southpier

this one sold me ...

this one sold me

https://www.chamoisbuttr.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/CB-original-slide.jpg?1592645196283
06-19-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,706
Posted By southpier

Brooks Revenge

so there might be a little more happening than breaking in my new padded shorts. i did a search and found little past 2007 so maybe it's something which science, unbeknownst to me, has cured or we...
06-19-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,150
Posted By southpier

fwiw: Michael Cohn (sp?) from, I believe Boulder...

fwiw: Michael Cohn (sp?) from, I believe Boulder Cycles became affiliated with RH.

when I bought my Berthoud bag & decaleur, Mike spent about 45 minutes on the phone with me, even insisting I go...
06-17-20, 03:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 718
Posted By southpier

humble-brag yellow jersey

humble-brag yellow jersey
06-16-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 718
Posted By southpier

I am posting my gas grille for sale. there will...

I am posting my gas grille for sale. there will be a "buy it now" option, too
06-15-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,150
Posted By southpier

maybe a call to PJ would help get you in the...

maybe a call to PJ would help get you in the door?

just don't forget to drop $20 in the jar!
06-15-20, 06:56 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,165
Posted By southpier

have you been prevented in the past?

have you been prevented in the past?
06-14-20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,119
Posted By southpier

the purge has become; initial ad in FS section

the purge has become; initial ad in FS section
Forum: For Sale
06-14-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,418
Posted By southpier

and a s a special offer to BF members, if anyone...

and a s a special offer to BF members, if anyone buys all three (3) groups of tools, we'll toss in a genuine mechanics tool roll Absolutely FREE!...
Forum: For Sale
06-14-20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,418
Posted By southpier

to finish up your investment, consider getting...

to finish up your investment, consider getting into the BIG TIME repairs. these take BIG TOOLS and what better way to start than with a 25 mm & a 32 mm combination wrench?...
Forum: For Sale
06-14-20, 06:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,418
Posted By southpier

after you've read THE book cover to cover and...

after you've read THE book cover to cover and gone 'round your bike to make sure everything is adjusted, you'll be eager to do some real wrenching. think how many things can be done with this offer:...
Forum: For Sale
06-14-20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,418
Posted By southpier

Join the Hundreds of Happy People and Learn Bicycle Repair!

yes, you too can be one of the Velomati-Elite and learn bicycle repair in the comfort of your own workshop.

#1 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) . make loads of...
06-14-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,165
Posted By southpier

if we're parametered by MUP/ Pedo interfaces, let...

if we're parametered by MUP/ Pedo interfaces, let me toss this into the mix:

RI bike path requires road traffic flow. walking on the left side facing vehicular traffic, and riding on the right. to...
06-14-20, 06:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,443
Posted By southpier

does "chamois cream" work with synthetic padding?...

does "chamois cream" work with synthetic padding?

does anyone have an opinion on either of these shorts:

https://www.rapha.cc/gb/en/shop/mens-core-shorts/product/COH01XXBLK
...
06-13-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,165
Posted By southpier

long live the click!

long live the click!
06-13-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,165
Posted By southpier

don't none a you guys click your brake levers?

don't none a you guys click your brake levers?
06-13-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,119
Posted By southpier

one thing I've learned is them bastids'll sell...

one thing I've learned is them bastids'll sell your remains at the yard sale for beer money. let'em go buy their own junk I say!
06-13-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,150
Posted By southpier

let it slip you want to buy tires; they will call...

let it slip you want to buy tires; they will call you!
06-12-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,443
Posted By southpier

in general, I have found some "relaxation" to the...

in general, I have found some "relaxation" to the initial flat shape as I ride. my big objective since the weather has taken an upswing in temps is the soggy bottom boy feeling at mid-ride. by the...
06-12-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,119
Posted By southpier

no; I was mentioning that no one has donated...

no; I was mentioning that no one has donated anything to me. so I guess you don't have to do anything with it.

reading for comprehension are hard (sic).
06-12-20, 06:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,119
Posted By southpier

over the years I've offered stuff for postage....

over the years I've offered stuff for postage. without exception, I have had to hound the mfers for postage. I mean 15$ on a new, free 120$ toolbox? a check written on an account "I forgot I closed"?...
06-11-20, 10:19 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,090
Posted By southpier

I've been through toe clips, cleats, & toe clips...

I've been through toe clips, cleats, & toe clips again. at this point in life if there's a "situation", I just want to be thrown clear.
06-11-20, 10:15 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,090
Posted By southpier

sounds more like a jackass to me. was there towel...

sounds more like a jackass to me. was there towel snapping in the locker room after the Big Race, too?
06-11-20, 10:13 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,090
Posted By southpier

I like the thing on his hat

I like the thing on his hat
06-11-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,119
Posted By southpier

I get it. I gave the electrician's helper a used...

I get it. I gave the electrician's helper a used twice park workstand a 2 pair of still tagged crocheted gloves yesterday.

seems like there should be an end to 'giving".

could be i'm just...
06-11-20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,119
Posted By southpier

you know . . . . I hate to be an *******, but at...

you know . . . . I hate to be an *******, but at 68 years old I've yet to have someone donate to me. seems like it always costs me money to give something away.

I understand it's not the right...
06-11-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,119
Posted By southpier

ha ha. ok; go stand by your mailbox and wait for...

ha ha. ok; go stand by your mailbox and wait for the postman. he always rings twice you know.
06-11-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,119
Posted By southpier

this is my underlying hope. I might sort through...

this is my underlying hope. I might sort through stuff and come up with a list.

thx
06-11-20, 07:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,119
Posted By southpier

Is Now a Good Time to Cash Out?

my love is waning and i'm thinking of selling out bike kit & tools accumulated in the past ten years.

given there is no value in used sports equipment in general, is there any point or do I just...
06-08-20, 02:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By southpier

this is a "go-to" tool for me: ...

this is a "go-to" tool for me: https://www.parktool.com/product/multi-tool-mt-1?category=Multi-Tools
06-07-20, 07:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,443
Posted By southpier

update: after about 100 miles (4 or 5 rides...

update: after about 100 miles (4 or 5 rides total), and three washings/ air dry, something is making them more comfortable. the pad has bent over the saddle rather than staying flat. my scranus is...
06-07-20, 05:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,460
Posted By southpier

AWARENESS!!! ...

AWARENESS!!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ahg6qcgoay4&feature=youtu.be
05-31-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,443
Posted By southpier

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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