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05-22-22, 05:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 837
Posted By BTinNYC

Yesterday's heat killed one runner in the...

Yesterday's heat killed one runner in the Brooklyn half marathon and sent a dozen to the hospital.
05-22-22, 03:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 268
Posted By BTinNYC

I will say Strava is the default cycling app. I...

I will say Strava is the default cycling app. I use it. The free version works just fine.
05-21-22, 05:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By BTinNYC

Welcome!! I googled your bike and it looks...

Welcome!!
I googled your bike and it looks nice. No rider weight listed, but it's an aluminum frame mountain bike with 29" wheels which makes me think this a sturdy bike. There is a section here...
05-20-22, 03:35 PM
Replies: 3,916
Views: 301,959
Posted By BTinNYC

Final headwall at Kropps Hill on Rt 358 in...

Final headwall at Kropps Hill on Rt 358 in Rensselaerville, NY.
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05-18-22, 05:37 PM
Replies: 26,281
Views: 2,819,479
Posted By BTinNYC

Still a cycling flatlander but working on it...

Still a cycling flatlander but working on it (ouch).
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05-18-22, 05:00 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 22,704
Posted By BTinNYC

I'm the other side of the same coin; with all the...

I'm the other side of the same coin; with all the things going on in the world (that I have zero control over) I'm happily concerned if my cycling kit is squared away.
:)
Forum: Foo
05-14-22, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 203
Posted By BTinNYC

Rolling Stones Live 1977

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05-13-22, 08:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 389
Posted By BTinNYC

I use a retractable TSA lock for my cafe stop....

I use a retractable TSA lock for my cafe stop. It's a fluffy nothing of lock, only keeping the bike from being walked off. I can see my bike through the window and don't use the lock anywhere else....
05-10-22, 05:09 AM
Replies: 26,281
Views: 2,819,479
Posted By BTinNYC

I set up a smart trainer and Zwift on Sunday. I'm...

I set up a smart trainer and Zwift on Sunday. I'm amazed...and hurting a bit, those virtual hills are just what I needed.
05-09-22, 06:54 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,270
Posted By BTinNYC

Ordered a VO French thread bottom bracket. Got it...

Ordered a VO French thread bottom bracket. Got it and went right to work. It was cross threading and cross threading and NOT going in correctly. I know; A) Don't force things, and B) Take a day and...
05-07-22, 06:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 525
Posted By BTinNYC

The inability to try out the new bikes has...

The inability to try out the new bikes has stopped me from buying, especially because of geometry/ride feel.

I have the CFO's blessing and the desire for a CF wunderbike but will wait for the...
05-06-22, 04:45 AM
Replies: 26,281
Views: 2,819,479
Posted By BTinNYC

SOMETHING kicked in!

SOMETHING kicked in!
05-05-22, 02:19 PM
Replies: 26,281
Views: 2,819,479
Posted By BTinNYC

Zzzzzzzzzzzz ...

Zzzzzzzzzzzz
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I knew it was gonna be flat, but dayum!
Jones Beach,...
05-01-22, 07:16 PM
Replies: 26,281
Views: 2,819,479
Posted By BTinNYC

Group ride ...

Group ride

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Five Boro Tour. It was fun riding through closed streets...
04-30-22, 06:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,133
Posted By BTinNYC

The shallow end of dumass. Didn't require...

The shallow end of dumass.

Didn't require attorneys, sale of assets, handcuffs, divorce, or a trip to the hospital.
04-26-22, 10:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 873
Posted By BTinNYC

mig IIRC. Hopefully Dr C will chime in with...

mig IIRC.
Hopefully Dr C will chime in with some reality.

It was "a trip" for me, so I don't remember everything, but as soon as I walked into the shop the smell of turned cutting oil put me at...
04-26-22, 08:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 873
Posted By BTinNYC

scarlson would weld for 2-3 seconds, stop,...

scarlson would weld for 2-3 seconds, stop, inspect, file, clean, file, inspect, clean, inspect, file, clean, then weld for 2-3 seconds. It reminded me of the only other detailed metal work I've seen...
04-26-22, 08:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 873
Posted By BTinNYC

Doctor, you promised!!!

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Can the broken Centurion be revived?...
Forum: Touring
04-12-22, 05:36 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,832
Posted By BTinNYC

The OP will only get his true answers from the...

The OP will only get his true answers from the bike+miles. This internet back and forth is just procrastinating.
04-09-22, 06:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 544
Posted By BTinNYC

Cannibalizing I'm OK with. It's the thievery that...

Cannibalizing I'm OK with. It's the thievery that bothers me.

Like most criminal acts, the loser starts with petty offenses. A QR spring rolls off into the 4th dimension; lost. A replacement...
03-29-22, 06:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,924
Posted By BTinNYC

One of the greatest High Schools in country, well...

One of the greatest High Schools in country, well done.
03-27-22, 07:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,194
Posted By BTinNYC

Nah, I go with nightvision goggles, a 10/22 with...

Nah, I go with nightvision goggles, a 10/22 with a can, and a map of where the preppers live.

JUST KIDDING!
I don't have a can.
03-24-22, 10:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 911
Posted By BTinNYC

Glad to read that.

Glad to read that.
03-24-22, 09:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 911
Posted By BTinNYC

My guess is the dropout had been bent back and...

My guess is the dropout had been bent back and forth in its life and was weakened at the thinnest section, at the threaded hole.
03-24-22, 09:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 911
Posted By BTinNYC

Deep Sigh

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Finished the 3 month Centurion Prestige build. Adjusted everything on the...
03-23-22, 06:44 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,075
Posted By BTinNYC

Hills are relative. In my area of NYC, I have to...

Hills are relative. In my area of NYC, I have to ride 6 miles to find a decent pimple of a hill of to work on. In the Catskillls (Helderbergs technically), what locals consider flat are the roads...
03-23-22, 04:36 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,034
Posted By BTinNYC

Makes my workaday gaspipe road bike a lightweight...

Makes my workaday gaspipe road bike a lightweight at 28 lbs, many thanks! ;)

BTW, if I haven't said so elsewhere, that's a very well composed bicycle, the design and theme holds from stem to...
03-22-22, 05:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 689
Posted By BTinNYC

I like DT shifters; they're so efficient and...

I like DT shifters; they're so efficient and functional. They look great. I put the SL79 guts into 6 speed bodies and levers.
But working uphill on the road I really like brifters.
Forum: Foo
03-22-22, 04:44 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,609
Posted By BTinNYC

I'm retired but as a fun favor I stuck my toe...

I'm retired but as a fun favor I stuck my toe back in the water last week, and went to a meeting, helping show some new software and development capabilities.
We do our thing, the customer likes the...
03-20-22, 04:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 800
Posted By BTinNYC

Sooo, my ride was fun with very nice people. I...

Sooo, my ride was fun with very nice people. I learned a bit about cycling on busy 4 lane suburban streets, which was great. Turns out I chose a light-moderate pace group for a first ride and next...
03-20-22, 05:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 461
Posted By BTinNYC

Yay! 20 or 30 thousand of us rolling through the...

Yay! 20 or 30 thousand of us rolling through the city, it'll be fun.
03-20-22, 05:36 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,156
Posted By BTinNYC

Start off with the easiest safest quietest places...

Start off with the easiest safest quietest places to ride; bike paths, and quiet streets. Do these first rides in off-hours to further avoid cars and other people. Confidence will come with time on...
03-18-22, 06:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,906
Posted By BTinNYC

50 degree temperature swings in 24 hours last...

50 degree temperature swings in 24 hours last week, yeah the fight is on! High 60s today in the city, I'll have my first ride of the year in short sleeves.

North...well, Upstate needs another...
03-18-22, 05:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,003
Posted By BTinNYC

That's "oohs and ahhhs" you're hearing. Nice...

That's "oohs and ahhhs" you're hearing. Nice choice.
03-17-22, 07:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 800
Posted By BTinNYC

First group ride this Sunday

Joining a moderate pace ride this weekend and realized my last group ride was with the Scouts in 1972 (Troop 52, Berkeley, CA).

w00t!
03-14-22, 06:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,637
Posted By BTinNYC

Amy, I've been watching these answers because I...

Amy,
I've been watching these answers because I knew your ask was a tough one. Even putting budget aside, no quick easy solutions.

I assembled a 26 lb step through for the better half, starting...
03-10-22, 05:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 746
Posted By BTinNYC

Great restoration. 👍

Great restoration. 👍
03-09-22, 07:14 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,003
Posted By BTinNYC

I know that feeling, I've done the same here;...

I know that feeling, I've done the same here; basically asking BF "what's my favorite ice cream?"

Good luck with your saddle search, and I'm sure you'll have a great riding year now winter is...
Forum: Foo
03-08-22, 06:30 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,609
Posted By BTinNYC

I wore a tie in business to show respect. Respect...

I wore a tie in business to show respect. Respect for the people I worked with and respect for our clients.

I wear a tie to big life events like christenings, funerals and weddings to show...
03-07-22, 12:25 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,451
Posted By BTinNYC

in·ept /iˈnept/ adjective having or...

in·ept
/iˈnept/
adjective

having or showing no skill; clumsy.
BT's failure to troubleshoot ghost shifting
03-05-22, 10:24 AM
Replies: 5,075
Views: 563,677
Posted By BTinNYC

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Shimorgasbord assembled on a 63cm Centurion Prestige frame & fork. 2x10...
03-02-22, 10:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,280
Posted By BTinNYC

If I'm ever building a 7 speed with brifters,...

If I'm ever building a 7 speed with brifters, I'll keep it mind.
Zzzzzzzzzz
03-02-22, 07:03 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,280
Posted By BTinNYC

I've "properly" spread the DO's on 3 bikes, so I...

I've "properly" spread the DO's on 3 bikes, so I was confident yesterday cold setting my current build to 130mm (Tange prestige tubing). Yet, the stays on this bike are like spring steel and would...
03-01-22, 01:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 286
Posted By BTinNYC

The brake mfgr says the Render R model works with...

The brake mfgr says the Render R model works with road levers.

https://www.promaxcomponents.com/product/render-render-r-disc-brake/
03-01-22, 08:35 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 3,902
Posted By BTinNYC

I think that frightening place is between their...

I think that frightening place is between their ears.
Replies: 13
Views: 627
Posted By BTinNYC

I see a real beauty, and that doesn't always...

I see a real beauty, and that doesn't always translate to dollar amounts.
03-01-22, 06:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 459
Posted By BTinNYC

There are no stupid questions and sorry for my...

There are no stupid questions and sorry for my lack of Italian, but I'm pretty sure your chain is too long. No doubt more experienced voices will chime in soon.

Here's a good chain length video...
02-28-22, 07:05 AM
Replies: 636
Views: 74,403
Posted By BTinNYC

1980 Tokai Strat ...

1980 Tokai Strat
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02-27-22, 09:23 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 3,902
Posted By BTinNYC

When my gut says "they probably need help", I...

When my gut says "they probably need help", I listen.

After this many decades as a NYC resident, I believe my instincts about human interactions.
02-27-22, 05:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By BTinNYC

That tiny pin spring thing and ring might be...

That tiny pin spring thing and ring might be replaceable if you can find the part, I couldn't. The good news is; for $18, you can get a complete replacement rear brake.

Shimano BR 421
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