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05-29-20, 11:19 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,250
Posted By CliffordK

Frozen from Fossil Farms? Can I get a side...

Frozen from Fossil Farms?

Can I get a side of Wolly Mammoth?
05-29-20, 11:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 259
Posted By CliffordK

I knew I should have kept those MB capacity...

I knew I should have kept those MB capacity sticks.

The GB capacity sticks just won't do?
05-26-20, 01:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 204
Posted By CliffordK

The problem is our president is trying to deflect...

The problem is our president is trying to deflect blame for the administration's lethargic response onto China, the WHO, and just about anybody else but the president. Yet, there is some evidence...
05-24-20, 08:30 PM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 194,694
Posted By CliffordK

If you can catch 'em, that is a good size to...

If you can catch 'em, that is a good size to foster for a few days and then give away.

It is amazing how quickly feral kittens will adapt to the human environment.
05-21-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 299
Posted By CliffordK

:thumb: Cattmann's Album: ...

:thumb:

Cattmann's Album:

https://www.bikeforums.net/g/user/518686
https://www.bikeforums.net/g/album/17905428
...
05-21-20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 801
Posted By CliffordK

I'm sure I could get a 2" or a 2 1/2" receiver...

I'm sure I could get a 2" or a 2 1/2" receiver attached to my Fiat 500 that I'm building up now. But, that would be pretty pointless. I may tow a trailer with it, but doubt there would be much need...
05-21-20, 06:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 551
Posted By CliffordK

:foo: Most of the people I've seen are...

:foo:

Most of the people I've seen are keeping "social distancing" when out and about.

Let's try to keep this in perspective a bit.

Oregon has had a total of 3,801 confirmed cases out of a...
05-20-20, 03:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 224
Posted By CliffordK

:roflmao::lol::roflmao: That is what...

:roflmao::lol::roflmao:

That is what Campagnolo Carbon Fiber cranks look like, even brand new.
05-20-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 462
Posted By CliffordK

Not much to worry about Yellowstone. Most of the...

Not much to worry about Yellowstone. Most of the USA will just be gone.

It is the rest of the world that will have to worry about it as there could be no food for 3 years.
05-18-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 9,066
Posted By CliffordK

My brother ended up with my uncle's toy trucks. ...

My brother ended up with my uncle's toy trucks.

He lets kids play with them as part of his Christmas display/activities in his store. Little do the kids know that those toy trucks are worth...
Forum: Touring
05-18-20, 02:36 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,033
Posted By CliffordK

Who's buying? . Carbon Fiber Frame. ...

Who's buying?
.
Carbon Fiber Frame.
Campagnolo Super Record / Dura Ace / SRAM Red
ZIPP
Hydro Brakes
.
Just for your starter bike.
Forum: Touring
05-18-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,033
Posted By CliffordK

The two of you as a team... do you like bike...

The two of you as a team... do you like bike shops or Craigslist? Thrift stores or Boutique stores?

Either head off to a bike shop together and try out some bikes and pick out one that you both...
Forum: Touring
05-18-20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,033
Posted By CliffordK

Side-By-Side tandem that is 8 foot wide? ...

Side-By-Side tandem that is 8 foot wide?

Bike intercom system?
05-18-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 9,066
Posted By CliffordK

Oh, my favorite past time... sitting around...

Oh, my favorite past time... sitting around drooling over crusty old cardboard boxes... and imagining they don't have a brick inside.

And, say it was for $1000+... I'd have to be 100% certain the...
Forum: Touring
05-18-20, 05:12 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,033
Posted By CliffordK

The number one thing should be that you make sure...

The number one thing should be that you make sure that you ride with her, and let her help choose the distance and pace, and fast or slow doesn't matter. Perhaps try some day trips and training rides...
05-17-20, 11:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 475
Posted By CliffordK

Dang, I was up in Portland just earlier today. ...

Dang, I was up in Portland just earlier today.

I made my own derailleur hanger alignment tool. I overbuilt it, then when I got it onto the bike, wow, those things are bendy!!!

Anyway, I haven't...
05-17-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 827
Posted By CliffordK

Depending on the frame, also wrap the frame with...

Depending on the frame, also wrap the frame with electrical tape near the splice to protect the paint.
Forum: Commuting
05-15-20, 11:53 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 19,746
Posted By CliffordK

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/805x961/80-fish_fe5573ed2bb84bf76e015dadc44bb4cecf994585.jpg
05-14-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,396
Posted By CliffordK

I'm in the camp that what doesn't kill the knees...

I'm in the camp that what doesn't kill the knees is good for the knees.
05-13-20, 02:26 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,148
Posted By CliffordK

Tandem riders will sometimes adjust the...

Tandem riders will sometimes adjust the impression of cadence using the crank length. So, if say the captain generally spins faster than the stoker, give the captain long cranks, and the stoker...
05-13-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,392
Posted By CliffordK

Hmmpf... Some of the "True Value" stores are...

Hmmpf...
Some of the "True Value" stores are great!!!!

We've got at least one micro chain auto parts store, as well as one true Mom & Pop auto parts store... dusty, but, unique place, but...
05-12-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 194,694
Posted By CliffordK

I love the Tortie. :thumb: Latte managed to...

I love the Tortie. :thumb:

Latte managed to find her way to my back porch, and called to me as a kitten last September. Very shy, but calling to me and answering to my voice. Here she is on her...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,018
Posted By CliffordK

You know, what I'd do is to find a bolt that I...

You know, what I'd do is to find a bolt that I could thread into the fork and see how stable the dropout feels without putting on so much force to break it. Perhaps thread the axle in from the...
04-26-20, 02:11 AM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 194,694
Posted By CliffordK

I have Latte all boxed up and ready to ship to...

I have Latte all boxed up and ready to ship to noglider
https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1361x682/80-latteallboxedup_5de197894daaec73989ccd0b1bf01604dd5a7926.jpg

The...
04-24-20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,329
Posted By CliffordK

The part of mainland USA that isn't a state?

The part of mainland USA that isn't a state?
04-24-20, 03:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 220
Posted By CliffordK

What are you searching for? I think the...

What are you searching for? I think the BikeForums search may be "Match Any Word" when "Match All Words" is often more useful.

Also, if the results come back with a very long thread, then it can...
04-23-20, 03:46 AM
Replies: 18,972
Views: 3,073,694
Posted By CliffordK

6 PERSON TANDEM BICYCLE - $3500 (EUGENE) ...

6 PERSON TANDEM BICYCLE - $3500 (EUGENE) (https://eugene.craigslist.org/bik/d/eugene-6-person-tandem-bicycle/7106510338.html)

https://images.craigslist.org/00N0N_7lwDkqEYqh6_1200x900.jpg
...
04-18-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,545
Posted By CliffordK

Not Aero fans? Imagine the extra wind...

Not Aero fans?

Imagine the extra wind resistance!!!!
04-18-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,545
Posted By CliffordK

I've bent or otherwise messed up the ends of the...

I've bent or otherwise messed up the ends of the cable housings, and slowly whittle them down in length, 1/2" at a time. You should have plenty to cut off little bits at a time for a couple of...
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By CliffordK

Whew, that bike likely has gone through some...

Whew, that bike likely has gone through some significant changes.

The Aero fork doesn't jibe well with the fenders and significant tire clearance.

Hunt for a serial number. Also perhaps remove...
04-17-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,152
Posted By CliffordK

There are several studies using human plasma of...

There are several studies using human plasma of recovered patients to augment treatment of other patients.

It is my belief that the rare anecdote of patients that recovered, then fell ill again...
04-15-20, 10:04 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,003
Posted By CliffordK

"Flippers" are just part of life. I can...

"Flippers" are just part of life.

I can remember when Dad was upgrading the pickup long ago, the dealer wanted to buy the old pickup for his "cousin". I have no idea whether the story was real or...
04-15-20, 09:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 647
Posted By CliffordK

:foo: I haven't tried a cat mask, but Latte...

:foo:

I haven't tried a cat mask, but Latte is pretty calm with just about anything I do to her.
...
04-15-20, 09:34 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,041
Posted By CliffordK

One of my first "Road Bikes" was a used Viscount....

One of my first "Road Bikes" was a used Viscount. Powdercoated red when I got it. I rode it to my High School, I think my Freshman year, and locked it up, but lost my key that day, so perhaps I...
Forum: Touring
04-15-20, 09:05 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,673
Posted By CliffordK

I've bought a lot of used stuff over time. ...

I've bought a lot of used stuff over time.

One thing to note is that pannier styles (and even rack styles) are slowly evolving over time.

In particular, the triangle shaped panniers are less...
04-15-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 376
Posted By CliffordK

If you poke around the Johns Hopkins website, the...

If you poke around the Johns Hopkins website, the peak is obvious.
https://gisanddata.maps.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html#/bda7594740fd40299423467b48e9ecf6

Bottom Left,...
04-14-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,463
Posted By CliffordK

Perhaps they could just run the women's race this...

Perhaps they could just run the women's race this year.

Half a dozen riders.
No spectators.
04-12-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 898
Posted By CliffordK

https://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachme...

https://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=558866
04-11-20, 02:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,027
Posted By CliffordK

:foo: The one thing that has been very...

:foo:

The one thing that has been very difficult to determine is how severe the seasonal influence will be on the virus.

If it follows the seasonal influence of Influenza, then it could fall...
04-06-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,463
Posted By CliffordK

Likely when the carbon fibers get infected, the...

Likely when the carbon fibers get infected, the bicycle simply disintegrates, and the riders dematerialize out of existence.
04-06-20, 04:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 294
Posted By CliffordK

The canine case I read about was extremely mild. ...

The canine case I read about was extremely mild. I'm not sure why they even tested.

The feline cases seem to be more severe, but very rare.

Nonetheless, there is a hunt for animals for lab...
04-05-20, 08:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 400
Posted By CliffordK

Here is a scattering of younger deaths: This...

Here is a scattering of younger deaths:

This article gives some general stats about infections in "younger" people, including, including people 20 to 44, 20% hospitalized, and 2-4% in the ICU....
04-05-20, 08:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 400
Posted By CliffordK

Do you have a target age? You said "kids".... ...

Do you have a target age? You said "kids"....

There have been reports of doctors and nurses that have died of all ages. Here area at least some in the < 40(ish) group....
04-05-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 194,694
Posted By CliffordK

When I was young, we had "Wilee". He'd come to...

When I was young, we had "Wilee". He'd come to the porch of a handout, and apparently taught our kitten that mice were something to eat, not to play with, but I don't think we ever touched him.

On...
04-03-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 194,694
Posted By CliffordK

The cats are probably amazed that their owners...

The cats are probably amazed that their owners can actually sleep so many hours a night!!!

Latte is out hunting now, I think.
04-02-20, 11:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 453
Posted By CliffordK

You might try a shim. Perhaps try cutting a...

You might try a shim. Perhaps try cutting a piece of soda/beer can and slip it between the bracket and the derailleur, just filling the outside half of the bracket, and nothing on the inside half. ...
04-02-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 453
Posted By CliffordK

It isn't bumping on something like the wire is it?

It isn't bumping on something like the wire is it?
04-02-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 453
Posted By CliffordK

Have you tried loosening the bolt and rotating...

Have you tried loosening the bolt and rotating the derailleur? You may have to get it fairly loose, and make sure the bolt actually shifts as you twist. Most derailleur braze-ons have a fair amount...
04-01-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 802
Posted By CliffordK

Excellent point. But, will we arrive at a point...

Excellent point. But, will we arrive at a point where they'll start unplugging Americans deemed of little import to make way for those deemed more important?

Some states hare reopened...
03-30-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 817
Posted By CliffordK

You can probably fit on a 7s freewheel. It would...

You can probably fit on a 7s freewheel. It would depend on the hub, but may need the axle respaced, and the truing redished.

There is some variability in freewheels. I found the DNP EPOCH (11T,...
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