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01-10-21, 07:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 813
Posted By Kabuki12

That really is a great story. It is very...

That really is a great story. It is very rewarding to help someone out and this guy “gets it”. My mail carrier at my shop usually shows up about the time I am returning from my lunch ride. He noticed...
01-05-21, 12:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 718
Posted By mstateglfr

I had it 6ish weeks ago and it was thankfully...

I had it 6ish weeks ago and it was thankfully minor. Zwifting the day I got the all clear was humbling as it was both short in distance and time before I called it.
But a few days later i was back...
Forum: Foo
12-24-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,235
Posted By wgscott

I'm thinking of giving my kid a box with all of...

I'm thinking of giving my kid a box with all of the tools he broke.
12-24-20, 05:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 677
Posted By indyfabz

I fell out of love with Bikeflights.com when it...

I fell out of love with Bikeflights.com when it switched from FedEx to UPS. Price jumped and service declined. Iíd try ShipBikes.

Nothing wrong with letting a competent shop pack your bike. Have...
12-23-20, 11:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 677
Posted By SurferRosa

I wouldn't let anyone pack one of my bikes. ...

I wouldn't let anyone pack one of my bikes.

Use pipe insulation on the tubing and shipbikes.com.

You might also want to look into using Greyhound. Or rent a car.
12-14-20, 07:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,296
Posted By Maelochs

I hate to say it .... but any money spent on...

I hate to say it .... but any money spent on that bike except for a decent saddle, grips, tires, and tubes .... probably money ill-spent.

You do what brings you joy. I am not telling what's...
12-14-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,296
Posted By veganbikes

Ride this bike into the ground which probably...

Ride this bike into the ground which probably won't take long and then spend money on something of quality. Really the only reason to put money into a Huffy or similar BSO (bike shaped object) is...
Forum: Foo
12-13-20, 08:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,592
Posted By scooterpants

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Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-20, 02:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 771
Posted By trekmogul

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Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 771
Posted By sshakari

Also an old fart and ride a single speed...

Also an old fart and ride a single speed...
Forum: Foo
12-09-20, 12:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 896
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Exploding grease. Regional grease bucket I think.

Exploding grease. Regional grease bucket I think.
12-08-20, 01:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,045
Posted By indyfabz

Seriously?

Seriously?
12-07-20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 581
Posted By FastJake

This is a '90s frame and probably 130mm rear....

This is a '90s frame and probably 130mm rear. Even if it's 126mm, a 130 hub will fit. It's been done a thousand times.

Easiest and surely the cheapest way to "build" a bike like this is to find...
12-06-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 581
Posted By dsbrantjr

I have had good experience with Microshift...

I have had good experience with Microshift components, and a recent post about the ability to buy new indexing plates for their bar end and thumb shifters to freely change among number of speeds...
12-05-20, 07:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 581
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

I'd not heard the parts of that frame's era...

I'd not heard the parts of that frame's era called "small gear" before. Oh well one more attempt to make what's current seem so much better I guess.

If the were my own I would try seeking out...
11-30-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,485
Posted By cyccommute

Some of us canít believe that others have drunk...

Some of us canít believe that others have drunk the 29er Kool-aid.
11-26-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,166
Posted By vespasianus

I also like simple green. When I first used it, I...

I also like simple green. When I first used it, I poured the waste into a potted plant to see what it would do to the plant. Surprisingly, nothing happened. So, I have continued to use it and...
11-26-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,185
Posted By Koyote

This might be the kind of thing you should...

This might be the kind of thing you should understand before posting a "review." Then this thread could've been a lot shorter.
11-26-20, 07:46 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,185
Posted By Kapusta

Different, not necessarily opposite. This...

Different, not necessarily opposite.

This has been discussed extensively in this thread. Have you missed all the references to “clocking”?
11-26-20, 06:49 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,185
Posted By Kapusta

Biopace (and other oval rings) changes the...

Biopace (and other oval rings) changes the effective diameter throughout the rotation.. And tooth count is the term we cyclists use in place of diameter when talking about rings and cogs.
11-24-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 628
Posted By dsbrantjr

The range is pretty wide, here is a chart which...

The range is pretty wide, here is a chart which gives some guidance, but people routinely exceed them. I run 47 and 52mm tires on 19mm rims without issue. ...
11-23-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,185
Posted By Mulberry20

From an engineering stand point, the whole idea...

From an engineering stand point, the whole idea is completely flawed. How many things that rotate are other than a circle?
Replies: 11
Views: 717
Posted By Bianchigirll

Where did you get the cranks and that funky stem...

Where did you get the cranks and that funky stem done like that?

May I make a suggestion? If you rearrange the washers a bit and put that thick one on the other side of the brake arm it might...
11-21-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 692
Posted By Reynolds

A small drill bit and a tap aren't expensive. I'd...

A small drill bit and a tap aren't expensive. I'd use the next size screw if possible.
Forum: Foo
11-21-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,459
Posted By Pop N Wood

Just cough on them and send the little buggers on...

Just cough on them and send the little buggers on their way.

Kids will be kids but parents need to be parents. Mine have done such things but I've always made a point of correcting such behavior...
11-21-20, 07:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 947
Posted By Moe Zhoost

No worries, mate. The thing to keep in mind is...

No worries, mate. The thing to keep in mind is that your tool roll was affected by common environmental fungal spores that floated in and found a suitable environment to grow. These same spores are...
Forum: Foo
11-21-20, 06:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,459
Posted By CAT7RDR

"You break it, you buy it."

"You break it, you buy it."
11-19-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,587
Posted By gsa103

The big difference is the Navy is that there's...

The big difference is the Navy is that there's some engineer who's worked out exactly how many wraps you need and how far they need to overlap. And there's a 57 page procedure detailing every step. ...
11-19-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,587
Posted By veganbikes

Keep the paramedics on speed dial, just in case....

Keep the paramedics on speed dial, just in case. That is some serious damage to that top tube and I wouldn't feel safe riding it like that.
11-17-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 947
Posted By Moe Zhoost

The white stuff you saw was probably mycelium...

The white stuff you saw was probably mycelium growing. This is the vegetative state of a fungus and not spore-forming. Basically some airborne spores land on a suitable moist environment (your tool...
11-16-20, 10:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 947
Posted By Sorcerer

I know this mold. Not presuming anything,...

I know this mold.

Not presuming anything, but how amd where we store stuff is important.

I've seen tools ruined by rust stored long in damp places.

Camping gear can be ruined by this white...
11-16-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 947
Posted By Litespud

Scrub it with some diluted bleach and a nail...

Scrub it with some diluted bleach and a nail brush to remove the growth, leave it out in the sun to dry, then use it. You're never going to remove or inactivate mold spores - they're everywhere. The...
11-16-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 947
Posted By Digger Goreman

Soak it in vinegar, which kills mold at the...

Soak it in vinegar, which kills mold at the roots. Should dry w/o staining.
11-16-20, 08:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 947
Posted By CargoDane

I'd throw it out and get something made from...

I'd throw it out and get something made from polyester (not nylon, as that too tends to get mouldy very quickly).

It's almost impossible to completely remove mold - not least when the fabric is...
11-09-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,728
Posted By Korina

Stop, get off the bike, and call 911. Duh! ...

Stop, get off the bike, and call 911. Duh!

Oh, and stay there to warn others until help arrives.
11-09-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,728
Posted By Phil_gretz

What kind of question is this? I don't...

What kind of question is this? I don't understand the sense of it.
10-29-20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,550
Posted By hsuBM

Iíve thought about doing it to a few frames. ...

Iíve thought about doing it to a few frames.

My conclusion is always ďto do it well enough to have been worthwhile would take as many hours as the OT hours Iíd have to put in at work to buy a...
10-29-20, 04:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,550
Posted By Trakhak

By the way, "murder" means to convert all color...

By the way, "murder" means to convert all color to black. The correct term for heedlessly desecrating a frame for fixie use is "drew."
10-08-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,655
Posted By Kapusta

Well any talk about 1990ís NORBA-esque XC geo -...

Well any talk about 1990ís NORBA-esque XC geo - or any geometry goals intended by the frame designer - pretty much goes out the window with a setup like this.

BTW: whatever the original intent of...
10-07-20, 04:08 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,655
Posted By Rolla

You're not comfortable on your bike because the...

You're not comfortable on your bike because the frame doesn't fit you and because you don't want to sit in the posture it's designed to accommodate.



Just because a rider isn't sitting bolt...
10-07-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,655
Posted By Rolla

I'd wager that it's the aluminum that makes it...

I'd wager that it's the aluminum that makes it stiff more than the triple triangle gimmick.



This should tell you that the bike doesn't fit you. If you have to expose that much seatpost out of...
10-06-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,655
Posted By Rolla

If you think this bike is great, just wait til...

If you think this bike is great, just wait til you get one that fits you.
This is absurd:
...
Forum: Foo
10-03-20, 10:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,592
Posted By Jseis

my pack greeting me. ...

my pack greeting me.

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Forum: Foo
10-03-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,592
Posted By ahsposo

I was going to post a smartass picture of my cat...

I was going to post a smartass picture of my cat with the caption "The Perfect Dog" but after reading ilikebikes ' touching post I remembered how hard I have grieved over several dogs in my time. I...
Forum: Foo
10-03-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,592
Posted By jack pot

Hello

Hi, my name is TWEETY and I live down in the valley on JACK POT's farm. I see where he posted that crazy Rot, LOKO on BF. LOKO is nuts & jack is a crack pot. Without me and his chica he and LOKO...
Forum: Foo
10-02-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,592
Posted By KenCT

Isabelle, our almost 4 year old Lab/Border Collie...

Isabelle, our almost 4 year old Lab/Border Collie mix, she has been with us 3 years. My oldest son traveled from here in CT to Houston 3 years ago with several friends hauling two trailers full of...
Forum: Foo
10-02-20, 10:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,592
Posted By ilikebikes

My buddy Vic.

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My buddy Vic 💖 after 13 years of greatness he went...
Forum: Foo
10-01-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,592
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Lemon? or Blonde? Anyways she rules me :lol: ...

Lemon? or Blonde? Anyways she rules me :lol:
Originally Posted by Hondo Gravel View Post (https://www.bikeforums.net/foo/1214076-tucson-march-2021-a-2.html#post21723178)...
Forum: Foo
10-01-20, 01:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,592
Posted By Hondo Gravel

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Madelyn one of my pocket beagles telling me I have...
Forum: Foo
09-30-20, 11:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,592
Posted By wgscott

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