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11-20-19, 02:47 PM
Replies: 54,785
Views: 7,781,696
Posted By Stormy Archer

Pretty good deal on a terry bike (for the...

Pretty good deal on a terry bike (for the shawtys)
https://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/bik/d/oakland-terry-mini-speedster-city-bike/7017986351.html
11-12-19, 10:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 459
Posted By Stormy Archer

Ya'll are thinking too long. A mid thigh jacket...

Ya'll are thinking too long. A mid thigh jacket really isn't long enough to cause any problems if you don't sit on it. Unless you have a very upright riding position and only a few inches from your...
11-12-19, 10:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,070
Posted By Stormy Archer

That's fair. Though it's worth mentioning that I...

That's fair. Though it's worth mentioning that I think the only tearing up that you HAVE to do is cut a hole in the sole for the cleats. Especially if your shoes already have removable insoles. They...
11-12-19, 02:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 459
Posted By Stormy Archer

Longer coats for cycling

Does anyone know of any longer coats that work OK for cycling? Like mid thigh. There are lots of semi packable raincoat/windbreaker type coats for women, but most of them have zero stretch and don't...
11-11-19, 03:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,070
Posted By Stormy Archer

presented without comment ...

presented without comment

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3c5WpDOYlTA

https://road.cc/content/news/76979-turn-your-favourite-shoes-clipless-pedal-cycling-shoes

^ this link is probably more...
11-07-19, 01:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 833
Posted By Stormy Archer

#1 "Fixed Gear Frame" on Amazon is... a light

I thought this was kinda funny, goes to show how useless Amazon is at anything but making us THINK we made the best purchase....
11-01-19, 03:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 494
Posted By Stormy Archer

Thanks for the replies. My partner is...

Thanks for the replies.

My partner is really worried about being able to get the wheels out but wants to try out 34c tires. We have an old mavic road rim. I guess we should be running a wider rim...
10-31-19, 04:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By Stormy Archer

it's this type...

it's this type http://www.os2.dhs.org/~john/simplex-do.jpg
10-30-19, 05:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By Stormy Archer

Any different types of dropout/derailleur protectors? (dropout supporter?)

I have a bike with super thin simplex dropouts. The derailleur hanger seems to get bent on a semi regular basis with city riding.

I've seen bikes with stainless steel plates over the dropouts and...
10-30-19, 05:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 494
Posted By Stormy Archer

Crosstop lever with quick release?

The description for these crosstop levers says they have a quick release https://www.modernbike.com/cane-creek-crosstop-31.8mm-brake-levers-black

Has anyone seen a crosstop lever with a quick...
06-17-19, 03:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,855
Posted By Stormy Archer

You can use like a BMX chainring. Works pretty...

You can use like a BMX chainring. Works pretty well. But yeah don't use an indexed chainring. BMX/singlespeed chainrings are super cheap.

Of course there are a few single speed and track...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-19, 03:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,112
Posted By Stormy Archer

Yeah I will say to be fair, I've never been super...

Yeah I will say to be fair, I've never been super comfortable walking in any cycling shoe. I have a pair of Giro casual shoes and some really nice Mavic MTB shoes. The sole is always going to be way...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-19, 03:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 526
Posted By Stormy Archer

How do Specialized Turbo Cottons fare with potholes?

I have a chance to get some of these tires for very cheap, however I'd just be using them for daily riding.

Is there any reason I shouldn't other than flat protection? Will they have a higher...
11-06-18, 08:29 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,621
Posted By Stormy Archer

I've never tried waxing. I just use a cheap...

I've never tried waxing. I just use a cheap electric shaver. But you can also get it lasered!!! Up to you.:roflmao:
11-06-18, 08:19 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,632
Posted By Stormy Archer

OK, this thread really took off! I had to take a...

OK, this thread really took off! I had to take a break for halloween.

To answer the question, I am riding a 59cm Peugeot PSN-10. The tubing is Super Vitus 980, my cranks are Ultegra 6800 and my...
10-26-18, 07:28 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,632
Posted By Stormy Archer

DIY way to stiffen rear triangle?

Anyone heard of a DIY way to stiffen the rear triangle of a frame? I was thinking you could use steel cable like a slingshot frame (except across the rear triangle like a mixte) or carbon tow.

My...
10-23-18, 02:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 824
Posted By Stormy Archer

I clicked on this thread to mention that I also...

I clicked on this thread to mention that I also just acquired a Schwinn Tenax frame but I didn't expect it to be nearly the exact same one! Just a smaller size. Trash find. Yours shows me how good my...
10-23-18, 02:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By Stormy Archer

It does. I posted a thread a while back on a...

It does. I posted a thread a while back on a really cheap pair of shimano brake/shifter combo levers that have a little red plastic piece that unscrews and the cable pull part slides down....
10-23-18, 02:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,070
Posted By Stormy Archer

My oughtta? No way. Just so you all know,...

My oughtta? No way.

Just so you all know, Tange is pronounced "tangay". You're welcome.
10-23-18, 02:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 590
Posted By Stormy Archer

If you have an actual fabric cotton sidewall, you...

If you have an actual fabric cotton sidewall, you don't wanna use paint. In fact a paint marker would probably work worse than sharpie. You want to use a really strong dye like leather dye. If its...
10-23-18, 01:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 979
Posted By Stormy Archer

What now? Tell me more.

What now? Tell me more.
10-23-18, 01:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 711
Posted By Stormy Archer

:roflmao:

:roflmao:
10-23-18, 01:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 570
Posted By Stormy Archer

I dimpled my headset cup with a big pair of...

I dimpled my headset cup with a big pair of pliers and the head of a nail and a nut. It was alloy though. You might be able to do it with a heavy duty chain tool or something, if its strong enough...
10-23-18, 01:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 449
Posted By Stormy Archer

Did you just write this thread title like a...

Did you just write this thread title like a Youtube video so more people would click on it? :D

Generally rear shifting and front shifting don't have a ton of impact on each other, so the worst...
Replies: 17
Views: 2,232
Posted By Stormy Archer

You could use a rope if you also get an extra...

You could use a rope if you also get an extra long brake cable and housing, and use your brake lever for her brake so you'll never get crashed into! :D
10-19-18, 03:55 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,027
Posted By Stormy Archer

That one needs no explanation, but if anyone...

That one needs no explanation, but if anyone could help me understand why beautiful women are attracted to men, I'd love to know! :D
10-19-18, 03:48 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,027
Posted By Stormy Archer

You're not telling me anything I don't already...

You're not telling me anything I don't already know, but thanks!

The part itself being more expensive is a problem that only Samsung phones have from what I know. Iphone screens are like 20 bucks....
10-16-18, 01:10 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,027
Posted By Stormy Archer

I know this is a bike forum, but in case you're...

I know this is a bike forum, but in case you're wondering... part of that may be because Samsung phones use AMOLED screens, which only they manufacture. Other companies use more standardized screens...
10-16-18, 12:59 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,027
Posted By Stormy Archer

Hm, well perhaps not elitist. But, as someone who...

Hm, well perhaps not elitist. But, as someone who enjoys watching YouTube videos on everything from beehive transplants to steam engine maintenance, I like to think that we can sometimes understand...
10-11-18, 03:12 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 32,012
Posted By Stormy Archer

What the heck. I'm going to have to take some...

What the heck. I'm going to have to take some pics at the SF bike kitchen. Y'all are so dang lucky. I have been eyeing a 70s ish or older Bertin mixte that might be exciting to someone other than me....
10-11-18, 03:00 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,027
Posted By Stormy Archer

I don't want to speak for everyone, but I think...

I don't want to speak for everyone, but I think on average the most common answer is something along the lines of "design/craftmanship elegance" whether appreciated while wrenching or rolling!
...
10-11-18, 02:36 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,027
Posted By Stormy Archer

That's a little elitist, no? If you'd asked my...

That's a little elitist, no? If you'd asked my stepdad what he saw in vintage lamps and stuff like bakelite when he was in his 20s, he probably would have said junk. People change and grow and get...
09-27-18, 03:05 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 173,529
Posted By Stormy Archer

Still looking for help in Indiana. Moon_mamii...

Still looking for help in Indiana.
Moon_mamii I would if I had a car!!
09-26-18, 02:00 PM
Replies: 54,785
Views: 7,781,696
Posted By Stormy Archer

Seems kinda fake. What kind of grandma goes...

Seems kinda fake. What kind of grandma goes around saying "I'm a grandma"
09-26-18, 01:53 PM
Replies: 2,198
Views: 200,059
Posted By Stormy Archer

RobbieTunes I also have a Cyclone MK II front &...

RobbieTunes I also have a Cyclone MK II front & rear derailleur.
09-26-18, 01:22 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,801
Posted By Stormy Archer

I think the seller should have refunded you more...

I think the seller should have refunded you more than 160.
09-24-18, 01:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,414
Posted By Stormy Archer

Actually, RJ the bike guy has made one. Yeah,...

Actually, RJ the bike guy has made one. Yeah, that youtube guy who does a bunch of really basic mechanic vids also actually really knows his stuff and has some really ingenious hacks....
09-13-18, 03:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 983
Posted By Stormy Archer

The plastic bottom bracket cable guide on my...

The plastic bottom bracket cable guide on my Dawes Atlantis is glued on with what looks like cheap insulation or gap filler or something :rolleyes: it's also technically a cable housing guide, which...
09-13-18, 03:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 989
Posted By Stormy Archer

Can't you also theoretically replace the axle and...

Can't you also theoretically replace the axle and cones with it?
09-09-18, 03:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 12,226
Posted By Stormy Archer

To answer this question, personally I'd go with...

To answer this question, personally I'd go with the Panasonic
09-09-18, 03:21 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 12,226
Posted By Stormy Archer

What I've learned is that "generic" chromoly/4130...

What I've learned is that "generic" chromoly/4130 bikes seem to usually not be as good, and bikes with name brand tubing like Tange, Ishiwata, Columbus, Reynolds ETC tend to be the higher quality...
09-09-18, 02:58 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,084
Posted By Stormy Archer

Since moving in with my girlfriend 6 months ago,...

Since moving in with my girlfriend 6 months ago, I've convinced her to buy a Schwinn World sport, a Raleigh Professional, a Miyata 312, and a Tommaso all for herself. We no longer have 2 of those,...
09-07-18, 03:40 AM
Replies: 54,785
Views: 7,781,696
Posted By Stormy Archer

If that top tube is close to 58cm and someone is...

If that top tube is close to 58cm and someone is willing to facilitate and ship this to me, I think it would be a great candidate for ME to totally refresh :)
09-06-18, 02:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,505
Posted By Stormy Archer

Any higher end stuff? 710s or 910s?

Any higher end stuff? 710s or 910s?
09-06-18, 01:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 650
Posted By Stormy Archer

I'm not really understanding what good this test...

I'm not really understanding what good this test will do me, because my problem is not whether or not it shifts into the small cog. My problem is that upshifting is clunky.
09-05-18, 03:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 650
Posted By Stormy Archer

I'm 99.999% sure cable drag is not the...

I'm 99.999% sure cable drag is not the problem.... already checked cables. Also, there was a bit of cable drag before I got new cables, and I didn't have this problem??? With my 39t single chainring?...
09-03-18, 01:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 617
Posted By Stormy Archer

It really depends on how much the person shifts...

It really depends on how much the person shifts and how hard they ride. They're probably not gonna get in any terrible crashes from the chain dropping if they don't go much faster than 8mph and never...
09-03-18, 03:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 640
Posted By Stormy Archer

I think it's worth taking into account rider...

I think it's worth taking into account rider weight and riding style.

However, I will also say I don't think you've dug through quite enough parts bins, or don't have enough in your area. I think...
09-03-18, 03:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,017
Posted By Stormy Archer

You should use a 10 speed chain if you do this.

You should use a 10 speed chain if you do this.
09-03-18, 03:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 650
Posted By Stormy Archer

I checked my chain yesterday, it's sized...

I checked my chain yesterday, it's sized correctly. There are 2 bends in the chain on each deraileur pulley while going big to big.



OK, I mean upshifting. God is such confusing lingo. I...
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