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11-19-19, 09:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 702
Posted By scott967

I have a PF30 alloy shell in crabon frame and it...

I have a PF30 alloy shell in crabon frame and it is loose on the drive side. So I imagine BSA could as well.

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11-06-19, 07:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,507
Posted By scott967

In Hawai'i if it gets down to 70 folks will pull...

In Hawai'i if it gets down to 70 folks will pull put winter coats.

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11-06-19, 06:18 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,654
Posted By scott967

I've been helping out my Dad across from New...

I've been helping out my Dad across from New Orleans on the westbank for a couple months. In this time I have seen exactly 1 recreational cyclist. All I see is transportation cyclists and exactly...
11-06-19, 05:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,385
Posted By scott967

Naturally I give cyclists more than average space...

Naturally I give cyclists more than average space
I am pretty religious about using turn signals
I try to have good situation awareness.

Some of this though is also from my computer flight sim...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-19, 09:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 427
Posted By scott967

If it's like Fulcrum 5 there's 4 bearings in the...

If it's like Fulcrum 5 there's 4 bearings in the rear. 2 are pretty easy but the 2 on the free hub a bit more of a chore. On the 5 the axle comes apart and you remove both ends (drive side with the...
11-02-19, 08:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,629
Posted By scott967

As retired Navy I can use base gyms, and I live...

As retired Navy I can use base gyms, and I live next to Schofield Barracks in Hawaii (home of the 25th Infantry Division) so use their gym 3 days a week. Working out next to the troops is...
10-25-19, 08:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,404
Posted By scott967

I would have to think the liability exposure is...

I would have to think the liability exposure is pretty limited. Def more likely someone slips/falls at your
home.

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10-24-19, 08:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,404
Posted By scott967

Tokyo considering mandatory cyclist liability insurance

Saw an article on this in the local paper and seems to have been sourced from this: ...
10-08-19, 07:35 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,524
Posted By scott967

They installed sharrows on some of the...

They installed sharrows on some of the residential roads where I live. IMO they aren't needed and I don't see any difference in driver behavior. Mostly they used the "elastomeric" coating for them...
09-07-19, 06:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 414
Posted By scott967

That's something that always kinds of bugs me. I...

That's something that always kinds of bugs me. I know there's a couple different rema kits you might see in the LBS, but the ones I most easily find have many of the bigger patches which I have...
08-24-19, 06:58 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,752
Posted By scott967

Living on an island (Oahu) I pretty much have a...

Living on an island (Oahu) I pretty much have a handle on where I can get water wherever I go. Mostly parks and schools. With all the crap going on in schools I've cut back on those, but no one has...
08-21-19, 10:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,336
Posted By scott967

You can do it on a switchback to the outside to...

You can do it on a switchback to the outside to avoid the steeper grade. Not saying it's right, but it does make sense.

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-19, 10:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,663
Posted By scott967

I've pulled my front wheel and carried it in with...

I've pulled my front wheel and carried it in with me in the past.

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-19, 10:23 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,314
Posted By scott967

I found Michelin Pro 4 Endurance v2 to be good...

I found Michelin Pro 4 Endurance v2 to be good tires and flat-free. No experience with the I guess newer Power Endurance. I've been as much as 195 and never gone above 100 psi on 25s.

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08-19-19, 10:04 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,056
Posted By scott967

My thought would be that a Roubaix Sport is not...

My thought would be that a Roubaix Sport is not some exotic bike that only a select few can handle and appreciate. Could OP achieve stated goals on a cheaper bike? Sure. And if the bike is just...
08-03-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 892
Posted By scott967

I'm visiting family in New Orleans area, and...

I'm visiting family in New Orleans area, and recently the Fastenals around here imposed a $100 minimum purchase requirement.

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08-03-19, 07:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,197
Posted By scott967

Kind of OT, but it seems like every good hike is...

Kind of OT, but it seems like every good hike is on the intersection of 4 7.5' quads.

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08-02-19, 06:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,770
Posted By scott967

Guess I'm out of it. Thought CBD oil was the...

Guess I'm out of it. Thought CBD oil was the latest chain lube.

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07-24-19, 08:39 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,209
Posted By scott967

As others related, BITD every kid had a bike with...

As others related, BITD every kid had a bike with just a rear coaster brake. Maybe a rich kid would have a Raleigh tourer with rim brakes. I guess that wouldn't have flown in the UK.

That being...
07-21-19, 05:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,153
Posted By scott967

I used the electrical tape method when young and...

I used the electrical tape method when young and poor, and like you learned it was NFG. Also used the scotch strapping tape trimmed to width and found that did a much better job. But the modern...
07-14-19, 05:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,247
Posted By scott967

Not into the black bike look but that looks like...

Not into the black bike look but that looks like a bike that can take you far on your bike journey. If you like the handling as it sounds, that's just going to make the ride that much more...
07-10-19, 07:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,023
Posted By scott967

I think I would rather get a bike that has been...

I think I would rather get a bike that has been in the garage 10 years than a garage sale find from a flipper, but I wonder how Mr/Ms bike in storage arrived at the asking price?

I see lots of...
06-29-19, 10:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 836
Posted By scott967

Garmin sells the single-side power meter so I...

Garmin sells the single-side power meter so I would assume people are using them with Look Keos on the drive side.

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Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-19, 08:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,128
Posted By scott967

I use Carogna. In Hawaii I couldn't find glue in...

I use Carogna. In Hawaii I couldn't find glue in bike shops and no one will ship it to HI individual users. At least on carbon rim removing the tire the tape stays on the tire and leaves the rim...
06-19-19, 08:35 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 13,772
Posted By scott967

Looks to me that e-bikes are the future,...

Looks to me that e-bikes are the future, especially in states/cities that are anti-ICE vehicles. I doubt they are going to cater to traditional bikes as a privileged class so we might as well get...
06-18-19, 08:53 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 10,191
Posted By scott967

AFAIK, we don't have anything termed a "MUP". We...

AFAIK, we don't have anything termed a "MUP". We have bike paths and that's defined in law, but the only real regulation is motor vehicles are prohibited (though the bike path I use sees some mopeds...
06-18-19, 08:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 837
Posted By scott967

I've been on Veloflex Arenbergs (25). I guess...

I've been on Veloflex Arenbergs (25). I guess not the best riding tub around but they wear great for me. Not a cheap tire though (but look for sales).

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05-14-19, 08:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,085
Posted By scott967

AFAIK (from personal experience) when Look pedals...

AFAIK (from personal experience) when Look pedals first came out there was a single, black cleat available known as "delta". Then a few years later they came out with a new cleat (for the same...
05-06-19, 04:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,531
Posted By scott967

I've only used conventional chains on 7 speed,...

I've only used conventional chains on 7 speed, but on KMC 10-speed when I have problems it's because the pin isn't all the way in. After inserting each part I twist it back a forth to make sure the...
04-28-19, 11:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,221
Posted By scott967

Exactly my experience. I do find it easier to do...

Exactly my experience. I do find it easier to do it at home than along the road, mainly because I use a screen spline tool to to really get the patch set/feathered on the edges.

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04-24-19, 04:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 462
Posted By scott967

That's OK, I will anyways (you're welcome). I...

That's OK, I will anyways (you're welcome). I think you will find upgrading your wife (even slightly) is a bit harder than you think.

Oh, that's not what you meant.

Is there something in...
03-31-19, 06:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By scott967

No, but from watching Korean TV, seems like there...

No, but from watching Korean TV, seems like there are a good number of paths, tho like here MUPs with all that entails.

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03-30-19, 03:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,253
Posted By scott967

I suppose if you're racing cross a good standing...

I suppose if you're racing cross a good standing start sprint has some value.

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03-27-19, 05:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 374
Posted By scott967

I guess if you are going with a pie-plate...

I guess if you are going with a pie-plate cassette with 10 tooth (so not etap of course) you need the xd driver, but for your "normal" 11 or 12 tooth any shimano 11x will work.

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Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-19, 02:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,151
Posted By scott967

There's actually bicycle biathlons: MTN Bike...

There's actually bicycle biathlons: MTN Bike Biathlon (http://www.skirunbikemt.com/mtn-bike-biathlon.html)
Here, duathon normally is run/swim.

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03-21-19, 04:30 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,754
Posted By scott967

I tend to have bad luck, and for the Rema, I run...

I tend to have bad luck, and for the Rema, I run out of the round patches before the glue goes bad. I have a crapload of the big patches now (never had a use for them on tubes in 23/25 tires). ...
03-13-19, 01:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,065
Posted By scott967

Heck, even Thousand Oaks was kind of sketchy. ...

Heck, even Thousand Oaks was kind of sketchy. Though I admit to gong to Fry's in Northridge from time to time.

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03-13-19, 04:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,697
Posted By scott967

IIRC in Illinois there wasn't direct government...

IIRC in Illinois there wasn't direct government deeding of land, but there were laws making it easy for railroads to obtain land for ROW. Much of Lincoln's law business was in representing railroads...
03-13-19, 03:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,065
Posted By scott967

I'm not a big bike shop guy. When I lived there...

I'm not a big bike shop guy. When I lived there ISTR I used to go to some place in Camarillo . I thought I would ask Mr Google, and it turned up something in Oxnard I don't remember at all called...
03-08-19, 04:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 650
Posted By scott967

I have some Fulcrum OEM wheels labeled as "4.5"...

I have some Fulcrum OEM wheels labeled as "4.5" but the hubs are really 5. I had a ton of side play in the rear after about 10K miles and while it's easy to disassemble the rear hub and replace the...
03-08-19, 03:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,184
Posted By scott967

I've seen a few critiques lately of training sets...

I've seen a few critiques lately of training sets used for AI resulting in AI "learning" the wrong things.

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02-28-19, 09:55 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 7,593
Posted By scott967

Computer-based flight simulation has some...

Computer-based flight simulation has some similarities, in that you can get into it with a wide range of up-front costs, and then it is possible to enjoy the hobby with minimal per-use expense. But...
02-27-19, 02:29 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,952
Posted By scott967

I have registered 1 of 3 bike I've brought in. ...

I have registered 1 of 3 bike I've brought in. It's $15. In theory cops can confiscate a bike that doesn't have a registration sticker on the seat tube. I've never been stopped by a cop here for...
02-27-19, 01:47 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,952
Posted By scott967

We have mandatory registration in Hawaii. It's...

We have mandatory registration in Hawaii. It's no big deal, but it is one time at time of sale. If you import a bike you are supposed to go down to one of the satellite city halls (our version of...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-19, 01:50 PM
Replies: 2,706
Views: 669,873
Posted By scott967

I'm out of supply of PRO4 Endurance 25s. Any...

I'm out of supply of PRO4 Endurance 25s. Any experience with the Power or just go with Krylion 2?.

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Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-19, 06:16 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,344
Posted By scott967

I personally don't find maintenance of tubulars...

I personally don't find maintenance of tubulars any big deal. I wouldn't use that as a reason not to try tubs. I've been riding Veloflex Arenbergs, probably not as great a ride as a top race tire,...
02-19-19, 06:04 PM
Replies: 24,785
Views: 2,357,233
Posted By scott967

Skipped my normal Sunday ride as I was doing the...

Skipped my normal Sunday ride as I was doing the "Great Aloha Run" 8.2 mile race on Monday. It's a point-to-point starts at Aloha Tower downtown and ends at Aloha Stadium in Aiea. Did a little over...
02-19-19, 05:43 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,298
Posted By scott967

So I guess the safety message is don't ride your...

So I guess the safety message is don't ride your bike around the area where you recently beat someone with a pipe.

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02-18-19, 05:14 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,832
Posted By scott967

Can't answer your question, as I have never seen...

Can't answer your question, as I have never seen people of whatever crowd conflating "brain injury" and "death" statistics. I suspect that foam hats do help reduce severity of concussion, though I...
02-14-19, 10:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,481
Posted By scott967

That is a nice space. We don't have basements in...

That is a nice space. We don't have basements in Hawaii, though many people just put workout stuff out on the lanai. My wife has a Versa-climber machine set up in the family room and uses it for an...
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