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05-24-10, 03:27 PM
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Posted By CTAC

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05-24-10, 03:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 607
Posted By CTAC

You can always use Wikipedia for stuff like that....

You can always use Wikipedia for stuff like that. Find what you need in English and then switch languages.

Or, just print this page and show to the mechanic. The pictures are quite...
05-24-10, 11:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 607
Posted By CTAC

It might be easier if you post exact phrases you...

It might be easier if you post exact phrases you are trying to translate:

to tap - нарезать резьбу
reaming - развёртывание, обработка развёрткой
facing - обтачивание
01-07-09, 10:31 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,761
Posted By CTAC

Amps = watts/volts = volts / resistanse....

Amps = watts/volts = volts / resistanse. Resistance does not change with voltage. 12V 0.8A will draw 0.96A at 14.4V, or 13.8W.
01-07-09, 10:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 611
Posted By CTAC

LED flashlight has relatively uniform ~30 degree...

LED flashlight has relatively uniform ~30 degree beam. Halogen is dependent on a bulb. MR16 has 60 degree beam with some focusing. On a '24 degree' bulb there is a bright 24 degree beam with some...
01-06-09, 12:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 611
Posted By CTAC

SSC P7 vs. DYI halogen

On my bike I have a DYI halogen system with 20W MR16 running overvolted at 14.4V instead of 12V. I've got regular 24 degree non-energy efficient bulb from Ushio. With 5Ah NiMh battery and a smart...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-08, 12:02 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,464
Posted By CTAC

Might be overtraining.

Might be overtraining.
Forum: Foo
08-25-08, 11:03 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,173
Posted By CTAC

Full version of the OP picture here: ...

Full version of the OP picture here:

http://ru.fishki.net/picsw/062008/20/photojaba/055_photojaba.jpg
Forum: Commuting
08-07-08, 11:02 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,180
Posted By CTAC

+1 Thanks for that post. I built similar...

+1

Thanks for that post. I built similar system last fall using your description. It is brighter than anything that I've seen so far. And cheap, too.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-08, 12:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,151
Posted By CTAC

What about Bontrager components?

What about Bontrager components?
Forum: Touring
05-02-08, 02:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 417
Posted By CTAC

Search for "The Pacific Coast Bike Route"....

Search for "The Pacific Coast Bike Route". Caltrans has detailed route maps.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-08, 01:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 588
Posted By CTAC

Good luck with fixing flats with Fulcrums. It's...

Good luck with fixing flats with Fulcrums. It's almost impossible to take tyre off that wheel and put it back. Continental tyres - absolutely impossible.
03-22-08, 08:49 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,204
Posted By CTAC

What advantages?

What advantages?
03-21-08, 01:54 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,204
Posted By CTAC

I know that you do not ride bicycle much, but if...

I know that you do not ride bicycle much, but if you drive a car you should have seen many examples of the same markings that has no relation to bicycles. Carpool lanes, passing lanes, turnovers, bus...
03-21-08, 01:06 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,204
Posted By CTAC

Dude, that the idea behind all road markings....

Dude, that the idea behind all road markings. Competent drivers do not need any lanes, they would drive perfectly fine without them on a multilane highway, stop where stop line is supposed to be, and...
03-21-08, 10:08 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,204
Posted By CTAC

What's wrong with that?

What's wrong with that?
Forum: Commuting
03-20-08, 05:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,590
Posted By CTAC

I'd choose Randonee. Steel frame instead of 6061...

I'd choose Randonee. Steel frame instead of 6061 aluminium, eyelets for fenders and racks.
03-20-08, 04:51 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,204
Posted By CTAC

Around 5,000 people are killed every year because...

Around 5,000 people are killed every year because of the improper lane positioning. Inattentional blindness cause cars stride from their lanes and kill pedestrians. We need to get rid of sidewalks...
03-16-08, 04:49 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 8,525
Posted By CTAC

Memorial ride yesterday: ...

Memorial ride yesterday:
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2069/2335736727_c86f52e12e.jpg


Sheriff's sister was killed by a car 24 years ago:
http://www.mercurynews.com/valley/ci_8592099
03-14-08, 02:49 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 8,525
Posted By CTAC

Memorial ride on Saturday, 15th...

Memorial ride on Saturday, 15th (http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=396744)
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-08, 05:55 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,558
Posted By CTAC

Spending money on Italian shoes to stimulate...

Spending money on Italian shoes to stimulate American economy? :eek:
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-07, 03:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 936
Posted By CTAC

A handful of fart (2floz) ~ 0.1 gramm

A handful of fart (2floz) ~ 0.1 gramm
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-07, 04:14 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,534
Posted By CTAC

Just cut any tube, fill it with bearings, and...

Just cut any tube, fill it with bearings, and then patch it. A handful of bolts and nuts should be awesome.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-07, 10:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,243
Posted By CTAC

A few thousand miles more likely.

A few thousand miles more likely.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-07, 10:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,794
Posted By CTAC

It means "moving" in Russian; like in "moving...

It means "moving" in Russian; like in "moving force".
Forum: Commuting
07-31-07, 06:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 490
Posted By CTAC

There are two things missing on most road bikes:...

There are two things missing on most road bikes: rack mounts and space for fenders. I commute on a road bike, but I wish a had something like a cyclocross or a touring bike.
07-30-07, 12:05 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,059
Posted By CTAC

http://www.calfeedesign.com/pages/images/NewBamboo...

http://www.calfeedesign.com/pages/images/NewBamboo.png
07-25-07, 06:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 888
Posted By CTAC

Next time try steering left to show your...

Next time try steering left to show your intentions to the driver and have more space to avoid collision.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-07, 10:10 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 9,587
Posted By CTAC

My company pays about a thousand a month for my...

My company pays about a thousand a month for my insuranse plus I have to spend several hundred dollars in copays and things insurance refuses to pay. Whether you call it tax or not makes very little...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-07, 10:31 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,840
Posted By CTAC

No it does not. Just measure your waistline. Mine...

No it does not. Just measure your waistline. Mine is 28.5". (5'9" 138lbs)

BTW, your saddle seems too low for you.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-07, 12:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 695
Posted By CTAC

Nashbar has it for $89. ...

Nashbar has it for $89.
http://www.nashbar.com/profile.cfm?category=600081&subcategory=60001034&brand=&sku=2955&storetype=&estoreid=&pagename=Shop%20by%20Subcat%3A%20Road%20Cranks
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-07, 11:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 695
Posted By CTAC

PricePoint.com has Ultegra 9sp triple crankset...

PricePoint.com has Ultegra 9sp triple crankset for $59. Take it apart and Shimano chainrings will fit TruVativ crankarms. I had Truvativ triple crankset myself with replaced middle chainring with...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-07, 11:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 638
Posted By CTAC

I had 5's. Putting tyres on them is nearly...

I had 5's. Putting tyres on them is nearly impossible.
07-09-07, 04:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,536
Posted By CTAC

It does not show how this data was computed. ...

It does not show how this data was computed.

I've heard that about 1% trips in the US are done on bicycles. Killed bicyclists are about 1% of killed drivers. That tells me that bicycles must be...
Forum: Commuting
07-07-07, 11:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,298
Posted By CTAC

A tandem? Did they get two tickets?

A tandem? Did they get two tickets?
07-06-07, 08:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 638
Posted By CTAC

Did you call AAA for help? I stop if someone...

Did you call AAA for help?

I stop if someone is fixing a bike to see if help is needed. If someone is just staying on the side of the road that usually mean he's taking a break, no need to slow...
Forum: Commuting
06-26-07, 10:11 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,254
Posted By CTAC

Cycling jerseys $40x5 = $200 Cycling shorts ...

Cycling jerseys $40x5 = $200
Cycling shorts $40x5 = $200
Wool jerseys 3x$50 = $150
Leg, hand, head warmers - $100
Shoes $50 + $150 = $200
Shoe covers $20
Waterproof pants $90
Panniers $70...
06-26-07, 03:19 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 2,822
Posted By CTAC

http://www.m-w.com/dictionary/bicycle Main...

http://www.m-w.com/dictionary/bicycle
Main Entry: bi·cy·cle
Pronunciation: 'bI-si-k&l, -"si- also -"sI-
Function: noun
Etymology: French, from bi- + -cycle (as in tricycle)
: a vehicle with two...
06-23-07, 08:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 910
Posted By CTAC

+1 I use helmet mounted mirror, same as...

+1
I use helmet mounted mirror, same as mentioned in the OP, my wife uses Take-a-Look, my son has handlebar mounted mirror. Take-a-Look is the best.
Forum: Touring
06-23-07, 12:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 394
Posted By CTAC

+1 Hwy 1 in Pacifica around Devil's slide is...

+1
Hwy 1 in Pacifica around Devil's slide is horrible. We rode it two weeks ago and I would not recommend that route to anyone.

Old La Honda Road is not that steep, maybe 4-5%.
06-22-07, 11:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By CTAC

400gm fat = 454gm fat added. Miracles do...

400gm fat = 454gm fat added.
Miracles do happen, indeed.
06-20-07, 04:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 897
Posted By CTAC

I may just mean that nobody wears helmets in...

I may just mean that nobody wears helmets in Latvia. If somebody does need a helmet he will probably look for a high-end one.
06-18-07, 07:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 949
Posted By CTAC

+1 VC advocate must not wear a helmet. I have...

+1
VC advocate must not wear a helmet. I have never seen a car driver in a helmet.
06-17-07, 10:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 695
Posted By CTAC

That's boring. Here is a better one: ...

That's boring. Here is a better one:
http://www.fleischerfoto.com/tmp/marintunnel2.jpg

A tunnel in Marin, just north of San Francisco. One car lane with direction alternating every 5 minutes and...
Forum: Touring
06-13-07, 08:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,964
Posted By CTAC

I put rear rack on my aluminum road bike using...

I put rear rack on my aluminum road bike using p-clips from a hardware store. Something like that:
http://trinorthlighting.com/Store/images/PC-126.gif

This weekend we had 3 day trip near San...
06-13-07, 01:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,489
Posted By CTAC

Or 7.3 FX. Very nice bike.

Or 7.3 FX. Very nice bike.
06-07-07, 11:21 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,019
Posted By CTAC

It serves information purpose only. 'Bike route'...

It serves information purpose only. 'Bike route' signs are posted to help bicyclists to find an optimal route without constantly looking at maps. Serves the same purpose as 'truck route' for trucks....
06-07-07, 10:50 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,019
Posted By CTAC

No, it is not. It is a 'bike route', not 'bike...

No, it is not. It is a 'bike route', not 'bike lane'. See the green sign.
06-06-07, 11:13 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,019
Posted By CTAC

Let me see ... There is a bike lane on the...

Let me see ...

There is a bike lane on the road. You chose to ride in the car lane instead with no obvious reason and without negotiating it with others.

No, I never do that.
06-05-07, 08:41 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,080
Posted By CTAC

China and Denmark population growth rate has...

China and Denmark population growth rate has significantly decreased in the last 50 years. About the same time bikes became popular.
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