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08-06-17, 06:53 PM
Replies: 17,391
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Posted By Coal Buster

Those EZ Trainer adult training wheels list for...

Those EZ Trainer adult training wheels list for $199.99 alone so it seems like a good price.
10-10-15, 07:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,153
Posted By Coal Buster

I could take that bike to poor areas in the...

I could take that bike to poor areas in the poconos I know and film a bunch of young, white guys doing the same thing...and it still wouldn't be funny.
09-23-15, 11:23 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,286
Posted By Coal Buster

If the cogs are loose, doesn't that release all...

If the cogs are loose, doesn't that release all those tiny little ball bearings in a freewheel?
09-08-15, 05:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,819
Posted By Coal Buster

If the Amazon items are not shipping from an...

If the Amazon items are not shipping from an Amazon warehouse but rather from individual stores listed on Amazon, then you have to pay for shipping on each item. Otherwise, use Super Saver shipping...
09-06-15, 05:21 PM
Replies: 17,391
Views: 2,658,674
Posted By Coal Buster

If the intended function is to kill its rider and...

If the intended function is to kill its rider and any nearby pedestrians with the rotating propeller then I guess you're right.
09-03-15, 05:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,138
Posted By Coal Buster

Even if you got it dished enough to fit, your...

Even if you got it dished enough to fit, your derailleur would hit the spokes.
09-03-15, 05:27 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,444
Posted By Coal Buster

They [the dead] only see what they want to see.

They [the dead] only see what they want to see.
08-31-15, 09:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,788
Posted By Coal Buster

There's a suntour 73x122mm on ebay. Others can...

There's a suntour 73x122mm on ebay. Others can tell you if it's close enough.
08-29-15, 06:17 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,016
Posted By Coal Buster

Here's my Cilo sport 105: $5 garage sale: ...

Here's my Cilo sport 105: $5 garage sale:
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I just saw a Centurion Ironman with the same groupset on craigslist. The giveaway of the type is Biopace chainrings and a Shimano 105 darkgrey...
08-28-15, 07:27 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,016
Posted By Coal Buster

There are a bunch of multi-branded six speed...

There are a bunch of multi-branded six speed bikes from the late eighties made from Tange #1 (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) tubing, featuring Shimano's 105 group....
08-25-15, 02:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,539
Posted By Coal Buster

Call the court where the ticket is issued and...

Call the court where the ticket is issued and speak to the clerk. The DMV is not part of justice and dealing with them if you have an issue with a ticket is fruitless. See if the court will give...
08-25-15, 09:00 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 7,349
Posted By Coal Buster

That's better :)

That's better :)
08-25-15, 08:27 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 7,349
Posted By Coal Buster

Be honest. In the world of men, both those terms...

Be honest. In the world of men, both those terms have negative associations with them.
08-25-15, 07:59 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 7,349
Posted By Coal Buster

I'm not arguing the principle. I just find the...

I'm not arguing the principle. I just find the words "lightweight" and "teetotaler" to be pejoratives.
08-25-15, 07:11 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 7,349
Posted By Coal Buster

Ha, I love the implied ad hominem attack 'if you...

Ha, I love the implied ad hominem attack 'if you can't handle one beer, there's something wrong with you!'
08-24-15, 09:49 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 7,349
Posted By Coal Buster

Would go better with hobo bars.

Would go better with hobo bars.
08-21-15, 08:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 906
Posted By Coal Buster

Could be device specific. I'm totally Mac based...

Could be device specific. I'm totally Mac based and I've not noticed a uptick in ads. I don't use an ad blocker.

(decided to follow up and checked my web logs. Safari is constantly blocking...
08-21-15, 08:31 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,896
Posted By Coal Buster

I've been eating salty foods like crazy lately...

I've been eating salty foods like crazy lately while I haven't been able to ride for over a month because of recent surgery. Well, I've been getting headaches in the afternoon at about 4pm for the...
08-20-15, 06:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,838
Posted By Coal Buster

How many different brand names were these six...

How many different brand names were these six speed "Shimano 105 Specials" sold under? I have one in a Cilo. I saw one today on Craig's list named SainTropez and now this Schwinn Tempo basically...
08-20-15, 12:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 808
Posted By Coal Buster

I believe that bike would have had studs for...

I believe that bike would have had studs for V-brakes.
08-17-15, 10:19 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,680
Posted By Coal Buster

As touched on by fietsbob, internally geared rear...

As touched on by fietsbob, internally geared rear hubs are generally used with single gear front cranks. Stormy-Archer makes some sets to use with their hubs. I'd be surprised if other...
08-14-15, 09:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,956
Posted By Coal Buster

Rootman Advice well taken but I think you'd have...

Rootman Advice well taken but I think you'd have to make yourself a target before anyone would put forth the effort to dig deeper into you. There are probably thousands if not hundreds of thousands...
08-14-15, 08:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,956
Posted By Coal Buster

My life would have to get a whole lot more...

My life would have to get a whole lot more interesting to worry about it.
08-13-15, 10:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,727
Posted By Coal Buster

The SA X-RF8 eight speed can go down to 120mm...

The SA X-RF8 eight speed can go down to 120mm dropout spacing.
08-10-15, 10:59 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,220
Posted By Coal Buster

One place frame weight has an effect is at low to...

One place frame weight has an effect is at low to no speeds. Lugging a heavy bike up and down stairs, putting it on a bike rack, moving it around the shed, gets really old after a while.
08-08-15, 06:43 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,779
Posted By Coal Buster

My own experiences with dopers started when I was...

My own experiences with dopers started when I was in college in the late 70's. For a variety of reasons, the best guys did it first (me not being one of them). I think it was because coaches and...
08-07-15, 07:09 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,480
Posted By Coal Buster

My neighbor had it and permanently lost her sight...

My neighbor had it and permanently lost her sight in one eye. As if that wasn't enough motivation, after reading this thread, I'm going to get the shot.
08-02-15, 08:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,898
Posted By Coal Buster

Autotoolworld.com sells a super thin 35 X 36mm...

Autotoolworld.com sells a super thin 35 X 36mm wrench. Does it have to be a box wrench?

V8 Tools 813536 Super Thin Wrench - 35 mm x 36 mm...
07-31-15, 06:18 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,614
Posted By Coal Buster

I'm nearby and have a Trek frame I'd trade for...

I'm nearby and have a Trek frame I'd trade for some parts or what have you.
07-28-15, 11:21 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,691
Posted By Coal Buster

Not the case. Even if you're drunk, the burden...

Not the case. Even if you're drunk, the burden of proving that you caused the accident is still on the prosecution. Suppose you're over the legal limit, proceed through a green light, and hit a...
07-26-15, 07:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 784
Posted By Coal Buster

CLP is great stuff. I use it.

CLP is great stuff. I use it.
07-26-15, 06:51 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,716
Posted By Coal Buster

Good luck! And get out of your comfort zone. ...

Good luck! And get out of your comfort zone. Doctors matter. Find the best doctors and surgeons you can. Don't stay with a doc because your comfortable with him or you feel he's your friend. ...
07-26-15, 06:36 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,691
Posted By Coal Buster

I was prescribed Percocet for the surgery I had...

I was prescribed Percocet for the surgery I had two weeks ago. The prescribing physician specifically told me not to drive while taking it. I can't believe that anyone taking Xanax regularly...
07-24-15, 05:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,526
Posted By Coal Buster

OP, I like your plan but I'd heed alcjphil's...

OP, I like your plan but I'd heed alcjphil's advice about brakes. You're a big guy and better brakes don't cost much more.
07-24-15, 05:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,003
Posted By Coal Buster

Why? TP breaks down. wipes don't.

Why? TP breaks down. wipes don't.
07-24-15, 07:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,215
Posted By Coal Buster

Hmm, maybe my derailleur is a bit off. I thought...

Hmm, maybe my derailleur is a bit off. I thought it was okay since the bike shifted properly. So many guys have had success doing this that I have to assume that the error was mine.

Cold setting...
07-23-15, 08:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,215
Posted By Coal Buster

All of the parts I used were Shimano. I just...

All of the parts I used were Shimano. I just couldn't get a 105 or ultegra RD to not nick the spokes. I know that at one time Shimano made narrow jockey wheels. That might have helped.
07-23-15, 07:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,215
Posted By Coal Buster

I tried that this weekend. I replaced the thick...

I tried that this weekend. I replaced the thick spacer in my 8 speed hub with a thin one so as to fit my 130mm wheel in a frame with 126mm wideouts (a six-speed SIS). I re-dished the wheel and...
07-20-15, 05:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,743
Posted By Coal Buster

Going over pressure will raise the center of...

Going over pressure will raise the center of gravity of your vehicle. Probably not a big deal with a Subaru, but that was an issue with Jeep Wranglers from a while back. I've been out of the game a...
07-20-15, 02:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,743
Posted By Coal Buster

I worked in automobile safety for 5 years. You...

I worked in automobile safety for 5 years. You wouldn't believe how close to the edge some of these cars are built. FWIW, Toyotas always tested the best as far as going beyond minimum safety...
07-20-15, 01:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,743
Posted By Coal Buster

Do what you want. Just don't advise other people...

Do what you want. Just don't advise other people to do it.
07-20-15, 11:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,743
Posted By Coal Buster

Use only the suggested numbers on you door panels...

Use only the suggested numbers on you door panels for your car tires. That number has been set in relation to the roll over tendencies of your vehicle. Whatever performance benefits you may get...
07-18-15, 08:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,028
Posted By Coal Buster

A ruler is just a punched out piece of metal as...

A ruler is just a punched out piece of metal as well. If a chain checker can be made poorly, it could be just as easily be made accurate.
07-15-15, 06:08 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,526
Posted By Coal Buster

A guy driving home after a hard day at work runs...

A guy driving home after a hard day at work runs over a hipster artist riding his bike in the middle of the street with no lights or reflectors then panics and flees the scene. I see a suspended...
07-15-15, 05:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 930
Posted By Coal Buster

I've ordered from PlanetX UK when their US branch...

I've ordered from PlanetX UK when their US branch hasn't carried a product I wanted. It was totally painless. Their website is well set up to handle the exchange rate, absence of VAT, and shipping...
07-11-15, 11:13 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 9,928
Posted By Coal Buster

That's a false dichotomy. You can get the same...

That's a false dichotomy. You can get the same amount of exercise by riding a Huffy. I'm glad, however, that you like your $7000 bike. Being a tech freak myself, I love when people can appreciate...
07-09-15, 05:26 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,810
Posted By Coal Buster

I use valve caps until I lose them which is...

I use valve caps until I lose them which is always.
07-07-15, 08:00 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,880
Posted By Coal Buster

When I was in cardiac rehab, I was told by a...

When I was in cardiac rehab, I was told by a nurse that some patients couldn't get their heart rates to increase during exercise. I, on the other hand, have a hard time keeping my heart rate from...
07-07-15, 07:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 413
Posted By Coal Buster

These bikes were as common as shillings over in...

These bikes were as common as shillings over in the UK. Try searching UK eBay or posting a note on the raleigh twenty forums. I have two so I know that tab you're talking about.
07-07-15, 11:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 715
Posted By Coal Buster

Thanks for sharing.

Thanks for sharing.
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