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05-04-22, 01:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 603
Posted By bowwow

As mentioned above, Harbor Freight sells an...

As mentioned above, Harbor Freight sells an inexpensive kit that includes a buffing wheel and different compounds. If you have an electric drill and a bench vise to secure it, you can be polishing...
04-24-22, 02:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 880
Posted By bowwow

Great input. Thank you.

Great input. Thank you.
02-13-22, 12:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,350
Posted By bowwow

you have inspired the hell out of me! thank...

you have inspired the hell out of me!

thank you very much for sharing.
02-10-22, 09:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,350
Posted By bowwow

the eleven yr old you speak of is a fortunate...

the eleven yr old you speak of is a fortunate child.
02-08-22, 09:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,350
Posted By bowwow

Great idea! While I am not one of them, I do...

Great idea! While I am not one of them, I do know that there are some folks who derive great pleasure from polishing or restoring silver-like finishes. Much like Catnap, I have certain parts...
10-20-21, 05:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 699
Posted By bowwow

Very helpful. Thank you for taking the time to...

Very helpful. Thank you for taking the time to post it!
09-29-21, 02:27 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,706
Posted By bowwow

Aww, so disheartening, you had made such an...

Aww, so disheartening, you had made such an encouraging step forward and now have sadly fallen back to your old cynical self. There is no need for you to continue enduring the pain and suffering...
09-27-21, 05:32 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,706
Posted By bowwow

That's a little bit better. You've got a way to...

That's a little bit better. You've got a way to go but your effort is duly noted and appreciated.

Keep working on it. As you learn, you will find life to be more enjoyable. I would be glad...
09-27-21, 04:18 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,706
Posted By bowwow

As a self-anointed moderator you would do well to...

As a self-anointed moderator you would do well to treat all members with respect. Otherwise, I am afraid that you shall never attain the status as that of a real moderator.

Work on it. :)
09-27-21, 11:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,114
Posted By bowwow

The numbers are disturbing to say the least. ...

The numbers are disturbing to say the least.

Autonomous vehicles are coming on fast and strong and they just may be a technology that saves us from ourselves. The number of autonomously...
09-25-21, 03:08 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,706
Posted By bowwow

Your insults and goading are harassment. For the...

Your insults and goading are harassment. For the second time, stop it
09-24-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,706
Posted By bowwow

I find your accusatory tone offensive. Stop it.

I find your accusatory tone offensive. Stop it.
09-24-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,706
Posted By bowwow

I can relate. For several years I worked with a...

I can relate. For several years I worked with a Felix Unger. He not only acted like Felix, but he looked like him as well. My Felix was anything but lazy though. In fact, he was one of the...
09-24-21, 11:11 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,706
Posted By bowwow

Very interesting. The fellow that you worked...

Very interesting. The fellow that you worked with, was he by chance an overweight, semi impoverished, ill-mannered, malcontented, sort who frequents BF? Not long ago I ran into a person...
09-24-21, 04:11 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,706
Posted By bowwow

obviously speaking from experience

obviously speaking from experience
09-24-21, 03:51 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,138
Posted By bowwow

:thumb:

:thumb:
09-23-21, 12:49 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,138
Posted By bowwow

Well, it's good that you finally found a helmet...

Well, it's good that you finally found a helmet and jersey which are acceptable.

In the future try to be a little less picky. All that unnecessary extra shipping and handling cost winds up...
09-23-21, 12:02 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,138
Posted By bowwow

Cmon, you gotta admit, it's laughable. It sounds...

Cmon, you gotta admit, it's laughable. It sounds like something from a Seinfeld episode - "George Castanza goes for a Jersey". "this one is too big, this one is too small, too long, not long...
09-23-21, 03:36 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,138
Posted By bowwow

That's hilarious! Some people just can't be...

That's hilarious! Some people just can't be pleased...
09-22-21, 10:19 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,072
Posted By bowwow

smoke

smoke
09-22-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,217
Posted By bowwow

yup! much easier if you can do it over a...

yup! much easier if you can do it over a workbench.
09-21-21, 04:07 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 8,063
Posted By bowwow

An attempt at sarcasm? Snark? Otherwise, why...

An attempt at sarcasm? Snark? Otherwise, why make such a strange suggestion?
09-21-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 8,063
Posted By bowwow

Rolla is a user who repeatedly parses other users...

Rolla is a user who repeatedly parses other users and posts the partial quote thereby losing or changing the context of the quote.

At best it is ignorance. At worst it is disingenuous. ...
09-21-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 8,063
Posted By bowwow

Wow! If you are blowing three tubes per year...

Wow! If you are blowing three tubes per year there is a problem. Perhaps you are not installing the tubes properly. There are lots of youtube videos that will show you the correct way to install...
09-21-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 8,063
Posted By bowwow

Dirty hands are not a problem, as long as I...

Dirty hands are not a problem, as long as I don't have to touch those filthy tires!
09-21-21, 12:22 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 8,063
Posted By bowwow

Why is a slashed tire any different? If you are...

Why is a slashed tire any different? If you are going to be prepared, should you not have a spare tire with you? Or, are you going to call someone to rescue you??? Just saying...
09-21-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 8,063
Posted By bowwow

Nonsense. Not even a smile.

Nonsense. Not even a smile.
09-21-21, 12:02 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 8,063
Posted By bowwow

Nope, flats are not regular occurrences. Since I...

Nope, flats are not regular occurrences. Since I started using more expensive puncture-resistant tires, I very rarely get flats.

If flats are that much a problem for you, I would suggest...
09-21-21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 8,063
Posted By bowwow

It's quite simple, I don't like getting my...

It's quite simple, I don't like getting my hands dirty. Bicycle repair on the side of the road is dirty business, especially if one must touch the chain, ewe.

I would much rather do some...
09-20-21, 05:42 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 8,063
Posted By bowwow

Does this mean I shouldn't call you if I need a...

Does this mean I shouldn't call you if I need a ride?
09-20-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 8,063
Posted By bowwow

Another one who throws insults to strangers! ...

Another one who throws insults to strangers! Simmer down Rollo
09-20-21, 03:47 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 8,063
Posted By bowwow

Ahh, I see. You're referring to MY friends as...

Ahh, I see. You're referring to MY friends as saps, eh? Well I can assure you that they will be in no hurry to give you a ride should you need one.
09-20-21, 03:27 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 8,063
Posted By bowwow

Well, you are, after all, the one referring to...

Well, you are, after all, the one referring to friends as ¨poor sap¨. Maybe that plays well in Des Moines, but here in Michigan it would be taken as a real insult.
09-20-21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 8,063
Posted By bowwow

Aww C´mon, I´d help him out if he asked. In...

Aww C´mon, I´d help him out if he asked. In fact, I have helped him out many times.
09-20-21, 02:14 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 8,063
Posted By bowwow

Jeez, that's kinda cold. I'll be sure not...

Jeez, that's kinda cold. I'll be sure not to ask you for a favor.
09-20-21, 02:08 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 8,063
Posted By bowwow

There is apparently a big difference between how...

There is apparently a big difference between how you treat friends and the way I do. I can certainly understand why a person that you refer to as ¨poor sap¨ would not be happy to give you aid.
09-20-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 8,063
Posted By bowwow

I have changed enough tubes for one lifetime. ...

I have changed enough tubes for one lifetime. There are much better things to do on the side of a road than fix a flat.

Once the bike is at home, I would change the tube at my convenience. ...
09-20-21, 12:35 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 8,063
Posted By bowwow

yes!

yes!
08-23-21, 11:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,193
Posted By bowwow

Thank you. The knee pain is no longer a...

Thank you.

The knee pain is no longer a problem. I have moved that saddle every way but upsidedown, although I don't know which adjustment solved the problem. Pretty sure it was not a height...
08-13-21, 11:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,193
Posted By bowwow

Thank you very much, the video was very...

Thank you very much, the video was very informative.

If anyone has similar interests, I recommend watching the video. To be honest, I don't think that there is much more to be said on the...
08-13-21, 02:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,193
Posted By bowwow

FORE or AFT- which way to go?

Things were going quite well until I began experimenting with fore and aft positioning. After several hundred miles on a new saddle, I felt as though I was slightly slipping forward. First I moved...
08-12-21, 05:35 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 9,248
Posted By bowwow

you are correct.

you are correct.
08-12-21, 05:30 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 9,248
Posted By bowwow

The right arm signal is good.

The right arm signal is good.
08-11-21, 05:46 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 9,248
Posted By bowwow

Name calling is sort of like ending the convo,...

Name calling is sort of like ending the convo, right?
08-11-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 9,248
Posted By bowwow

agreed

agreed
08-11-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 9,248
Posted By bowwow

I know the law. It hasn't changed in fifty years!

I know the law. It hasn't changed in fifty years!
08-11-21, 12:35 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 9,248
Posted By bowwow

The code is right hand OR left arm. Denying the...

The code is right hand OR left arm. Denying the left arm signal in favor of the right arm is in essence, making up your own set of signals.
08-11-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 9,248
Posted By bowwow

Totally agree. Right hand extended is...

Totally agree. Right hand extended is absolutely part of the code. Just as left arm up for a right turn and left arm down for stop or slow down. If ALL cyclists would use these signals ALL of the...
08-11-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 9,248
Posted By bowwow

Cyclists who do not know or do not use the...

Cyclists who do not know or do not use the uniform code of signaling are doing a great disservice to all bicyclists and automobile drivers.

Voicing your opinion on a forum such as this is fine....
08-10-21, 09:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,033
Posted By bowwow

It has only now occurred to me that my post could...

It has only now occurred to me that my post could be interpreted as me saying that I have a cracked stem. I DO NOT.

My mentioning that, ¨I can see it now¨, was intended to mean, ¨I can just...
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