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08-19-18, 07:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,653
Posted By Ball Bearing

Standard procedure when the evidence goes against...

Standard procedure when the evidence goes against personal bias.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-18, 07:41 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,684
Posted By Ball Bearing

I put internal cabling right up there with press...

I put internal cabling right up there with press fit bottom brackets, although press fit BB's give frame designers interesting options - still trying to understand what practical advantages come with...
05-26-18, 07:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By Ball Bearing

The traffic regulation in Western Australia...

The traffic regulation in Western Australia regarding bicycle rear fenders (mudguards) states:


"If a rear mudguard is fitted to a bicycle the surface of the mudguard facing to the rear must be...
05-18-18, 03:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 605
Posted By Ball Bearing

Posting from phone using Samsung Internet browser...

Posting from phone using Samsung Internet browser with Adblock Plus and Adguard works fine. I'll try your desktop fix and see what happens.

Thanks
05-10-18, 07:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,827
Posted By Ball Bearing

That response from Sugino surprises me. I had...

That response from Sugino surprises me. I had assumed that they were market image conscious in this age of instant electronic communication.

I contacted Sugino last year and they no longer offer...
05-09-18, 01:21 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,245
Posted By Ball Bearing

What's a good phone podcast app for Android?

What's a good phone podcast app for Android?
05-06-18, 07:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,827
Posted By Ball Bearing

No, I have not measured the gap. If I was in...

No, I have not measured the gap.

If I was in your shoes I would contact Sugino directly or their distributor.
05-06-18, 06:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 713
Posted By Ball Bearing

The dual adapter from Birzman is a very nice...

The dual adapter from Birzman is a very nice tool...

http://www.birzman.com/products_2.php?uID=2&cID=28&Key=127
05-06-18, 04:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,827
Posted By Ball Bearing

What I don't understand is why didn't you simply...

What I don't understand is why didn't you simply return the cranks to where you bought them instead of trying to fix them yourself. You did say that they are new. I have a OX901D crankset on one of...
05-02-18, 12:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,150
Posted By Ball Bearing

The benefits of alcohol were shown to be false...

The benefits of alcohol were shown to be false long ago. The problem with the research is that non-drinkers who gave up due to health problems distort the statistics and drag down the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-18, 06:28 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 14,444
Posted By Ball Bearing

Two more millimeters is an 18% increase in air...

Two more millimeters is an 18% increase in air volume. I notice a big difference.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-18, 09:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 819
Posted By Ball Bearing

I'd take those wheels to a shop and have someone...

I'd take those wheels to a shop and have someone check them out. I have three sets of DA C24 wheels and they are the easiest wheels to service that I have experienced. The cup and cone with the...
04-28-18, 08:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,759
Posted By Ball Bearing

I have both types. The ratcheting Snap On I have...

I have both types. The ratcheting Snap On I have works clock wise and counter clock wise - great for bottom bracket cups. The beam type are perfect for just about everything else. My beam wrenches...
04-26-18, 01:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,519
Posted By Ball Bearing

My breakfast is always the same: Dates ...

My breakfast is always the same:

Dates
Berries
Oranges
Apples
Flax seeds
Banana
Kale
And occasionally:
04-18-18, 09:05 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,931
Posted By Ball Bearing

If you do buy a milti-tool make sure you try and...

If you do buy a milti-tool make sure you try and do some work on your bike at home. Discovering that you can't tighten your brake mount or your brifters is not really something you want to find out...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-18, 08:31 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,219
Posted By Ball Bearing

The Lezyne floor pumps look really nice - I own...

The Lezyne floor pumps look really nice - I own two of them - the problems concern the crappy chuck, the problem prone one way valve and the plunger that relies on an o-ring to produce air pressure. ...
03-23-18, 11:41 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,836
Posted By Ball Bearing

This is what I hear from people who stubbornly...

This is what I hear from people who stubbornly refuse to give up their poor dietary habits and sedentary lifestyles. The latest research indicates that diet and exercise is far more important for...
01-28-18, 01:23 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,475
Posted By Ball Bearing

A couple of Christmases ago I bought a ProLite...

A couple of Christmases ago I bought a ProLite The One 650c road bike for my daughter. The box was damaged and it was obvious that it had been thrown around in transit. There was slight damage to...
Forum: Foo
01-20-18, 11:37 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 29,941
Posted By Ball Bearing

Never saw her again.

Never saw her again.
Forum: Foo
01-19-18, 01:38 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,926
Posted By Ball Bearing

Thanks for the lengthy reply. I admit that most...

Thanks for the lengthy reply. I admit that most of it is difficult for me to relate to as I almost always eat home cooked meals. I find our own cooking to be vastly superior to what is served in...
01-18-18, 10:18 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,935
Posted By Ball Bearing

High temps don't bother me much, as long as my...

High temps don't bother me much, as long as my feet don't heat up too much. My favorite hot weather shoes have vents in the front of the toe box and along the sole.
Forum: Foo
01-18-18, 06:51 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,926
Posted By Ball Bearing

I'd say that this effect is due to marketing and...

I'd say that this effect is due to marketing and the persistent and persuasive myth that everything western is better.

As the western diet is taken up the western diseases combined with obesity...
01-15-18, 03:34 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 10,699
Posted By Ball Bearing

My concern is getting too much protein, and I am...

My concern is getting too much protein, and I am a vegan. I don't believe I have met anyone suffering from a protein deficiency, which is basically starvation, other than acouple of anorexics and...
01-14-18, 06:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,357
Posted By Ball Bearing

I live in the mountains - well, they are more big...

I live in the mountains - well, they are more big hills called mountains. Winds are something I deal with often. My wheel of choice is Shimano DA C24. Deep rims would be a bad chioce.
01-13-18, 06:40 PM
Replies: 2,584
Views: 140,390
Posted By Ball Bearing

Here in the far south coast of WA the drivers are...

Here in the far south coast of WA the drivers are pretty good, generally. I think the agro happens mostly in the big cities. There is absolutely no way I would ride on busy roads in Sydney.

I...
Forum: Foo
01-13-18, 06:19 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,926
Posted By Ball Bearing

Speaking of McDonald's - they have introduced a...

Speaking of McDonald's - they have introduced a vegan burger! Will wonders ever cease? I think the writing is on the wall.
Forum: Foo
01-13-18, 06:16 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,926
Posted By Ball Bearing

Great. I'm always up for an honest and mature...

Great. I'm always up for an honest and mature discussion. Sometimes being offended is a great way of understanding just what it is that we do believe, and why.
Forum: Foo
01-13-18, 04:45 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,926
Posted By Ball Bearing

I had no intention of offending you by using the...

I had no intention of offending you by using the flesh word. As you can see, my post is not written in a confrontational tone - that's not my style. I, long ago, realised that the most effective way...
01-12-18, 11:26 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 9,307
Posted By Ball Bearing

I wonder if that's the bike I made the mistake of...

I wonder if that's the bike I made the mistake of selling all those years ago. I loved that bike.
01-12-18, 10:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,922
Posted By Ball Bearing

My advice is to overbuy - you'll never regret it....

My advice is to overbuy - you'll never regret it. I did regret buying a cheapo.
01-12-18, 10:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,873
Posted By Ball Bearing

My tubeless days ended when I needed to put a...

My tubeless days ended when I needed to put a tube into a damaged tire by the roadside. Those suckers are tight and my levers kept bending.
Forum: Foo
01-12-18, 09:57 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,926
Posted By Ball Bearing

I am unsure why some people think that livivg...

I am unsure why some people think that livivg meat free is difficult. Perhaps addiction is in play?

In 1973 I became aware of the ethical issues surrounding animal production mainly due to the...
10-19-17, 05:57 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,161
Posted By Ball Bearing

My experience with CRC goes back many years and I...

My experience with CRC goes back many years and I have had great service from them. I have bought a couple of bikes and too many other smaller items to list. The only time something has gone wrong...
10-11-17, 04:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 941
Posted By Ball Bearing

Last year I went through the same pain. I lowered...

Last year I went through the same pain. I lowered my saddle a few mm and moved all my cleats fully towards the rear of my shoes and problem solved.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-17, 04:08 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,460
Posted By Ball Bearing

The first time I used the Hiro I also was...

The first time I used the Hiro I also was disappointed until I tightened the threaded cap a bit. The rubber part needs a little bedding in, too. Frustration turned into happy satisfaction.
10-08-17, 05:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,554
Posted By Ball Bearing

I do have the save cookies enabled. I did,...

I do have the save cookies enabled.

I did, in my ignorance, think that the universal did apply. I have switched my mobile browser from Firefox for Android to Samsung Internet for Android and the...
10-07-17, 03:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,147
Posted By Ball Bearing

I know several men who took statins for years...

I know several men who took statins for years before they had heart attacks. I wouldn't take them.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EqKNfyUPzoU
10-07-17, 03:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,554
Posted By Ball Bearing

The problem has returned. Click "New Posts" in...

The problem has returned. Click "New Posts" in mobile and it goes into desktop mode. Something must have changed - this never happened before.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-17, 11:24 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,460
Posted By Ball Bearing

Using the Silca is a joy compared to the hassles...

Using the Silca is a joy compared to the hassles of my former pumps, especially when we are just about to go cycling as a family and I need to top up a bunch of tires. The Silca is an absolutely...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-17, 07:22 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,460
Posted By Ball Bearing

I bit the bullet and bought a Silca Superpista...

I bit the bullet and bought a Silca Superpista Ultimate and what a joy it is to use. Everything cycling has become expensive. The new Silca will save me money in the long run considering the costs...
10-05-17, 04:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,554
Posted By Ball Bearing

8I uninstalled the browser reinstalled it and...

8I uninstalled the browser reinstalled it and things are back to normal - thanks for the help. What puzzles me is that I did not change anything before the browser weirdness.
10-04-17, 09:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,554
Posted By Ball Bearing

I found out hot to take a mobile screenshot: ...

I found out hot to take a mobile screenshot:

When I hit New Posts it goes back to desktop mode.
10-04-17, 01:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,554
Posted By Ball Bearing

Today's Posts shows until I switch to mobile skin...

Today's Posts shows until I switch to mobile skin then it shows New Posts.



I'll try clearing the bookmark again - already tried that.



Added the below while frozen:
10-04-17, 01:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,554
Posted By Ball Bearing

No, when I am logged it changes to New Posts. My...

No, when I am logged it changes to New Posts. My log in details are not saved and I need to log in every time.
10-03-17, 06:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,554
Posted By Ball Bearing

Not sure how to take a mobile screenshot. The...

Not sure how to take a mobile screenshot. The "new posts" selection is found by clicking the three horizontal lines at the top left-hand side of the first mobile screen.
10-03-17, 05:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,554
Posted By Ball Bearing

The thing is I want to stay in mobile mode and...

The thing is I want to stay in mobile mode and see new posts in mobile mode like I have been able to do previously. Now, when I am in mobile mode and I click on new posts it goes into desktop mode. ...
10-02-17, 07:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,554
Posted By Ball Bearing

"New Posts" - on the top of the forum...

"New Posts" - on the top of the forum page.
10-01-17, 07:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,554
Posted By Ball Bearing

Yesterday this started - when assessing forum on...

Yesterday this started - when assessing forum on a mobile in "mobile mode" then choosing "new posts" it brings up web mode.
09-29-17, 06:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,181
Posted By Ball Bearing

I never ride without serious front and rear...

I never ride without serious front and rear lights, ever. Overtaking vehicles in the oncoming lane is one prime reason. How some cyclists argue against bright lights is a puzzle to me.
09-19-17, 09:25 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,450
Posted By Ball Bearing

I assume you are speaking to me? [1 I, 1 you, 1...

I assume you are speaking to me? [1 I, 1 you, 1 me :foo:]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yNerOJxtBh0
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