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06-01-20, 05:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 318
Posted By SalsaShark

I cut a long 1" wide strip of old inner tube and...

I cut a long 1" wide strip of old inner tube and wrap the chainstay - if you take your time it looks tidy and is extremely durable....
Forum: Foo
05-31-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 721
Posted By clemsongirl

Good to see Musk, SpaceX with their other...

Good to see Musk, SpaceX with their other contributing California space engineering research and development companies succeed in thisÖwith SpaceX also being the leading global commercial launch...
05-30-20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,776
Posted By JayKay3000

I try and wave to / thank drivers who respect me...

I try and wave to / thank drivers who respect me and quietly ignore those who don't. I'm not riding for their amusement and I'm not going to let them provoke me into making a scene.
05-29-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 158
Posted By Kapusta

I think that G-ONE is a great option bet. Not a...

I think that G-ONE is a great option bet. Not a lot of quality slicks or semi-slicks in that size.

If the 35mm rim width refers to the inner width, that is kinda wide for a 2.4, but I does not...
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...
05-23-20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 462
Posted By berner

An argument can be made that civilized behavior...

An argument can be made that civilized behavior in USA is in the past. We may be hovering just above a failed state like others around the globe.
05-23-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 462
Posted By rumrunn6

that would make a good movie :innocent:

that would make a good movie :innocent:
Forum: Touring
05-22-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 634
Posted By MAK

Have you considered a $25.00 stem riser? If it...

Have you considered a $25.00 stem riser? If it helps you, you've saved the cost of a new bar. If not, you're only out $25.00.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-20, 11:28 AM
05-21-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 204
Posted By wgscott

Prominent Scientists Denounce End to Coronavirus Grant

NIH grants are how academic biomedical research (and a lot of corporate biomedical research) gets funded in the United States. The grant review process is extremely tightly controlled and rigorously...
05-19-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 489
Posted By jimincalif

I have three tiers of flat protection with my...

I have three tiers of flat protection with my tubeless - (1) sealant, (2) DynaPlugs and (3) inner tube.

I have never used the inner tube. I've used DynaPlugs 4 times. If they didn't work I'd...
05-18-20, 02:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 375
Posted By bobwysiwyg

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1100x619/june_30_2015_wawa_provides_free_air_on_summerfield_crossing_blvd_and_us_hwy_301_riverview_southshore_fl_f3790b1a7b668c2ea971b9fd59cfc6958...
05-13-20, 07:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 718
Posted By BobbyG

This timely blog post from Jan Heine shares my...

This timely blog post from Jan Heine shares my disdain for "shoulder knobs" which the Maxxis Aspens you linked to have.
https://www.renehersecycles.com/why-we-dont-like-shoulder-knobs/
05-12-20, 06:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 634
Posted By himespau

OANN will repeat whatever Trump tells it to...

OANN will repeat whatever Trump tells it to regardless of the factual support.
05-11-20, 03:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 634
Posted By genec

90 Percent of COVID-19 Patients Treated With Hydroxychloroquine Recover Successfully

Uh, NO.



Of course this particular network has been touted by certain folks over and over again... but this "cure" is more likely to kill.


...
05-09-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 652
Posted By TakingMyTime

Some manufacturers are starting to show their...

Some manufacturers are starting to show their 2021 models. Once that gets in full swing there will be plenty of 2020 models that will see a price drop. But as far as your questions goes... you can...
05-09-20, 05:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,259
Posted By wrk101

Forget $8 for 9 ounces. Buy a 1 pound tub from...

Forget $8 for 9 ounces. Buy a 1 pound tub from the auto parts store of your choice for ~$5. I just checked O'Reilly Auto Parts, $4.99 for a 1 pound tub of marine grease. Typical home gamer a one...
05-09-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,259
Posted By cyccommute

I’d be dubious of anything that comes from Harbor...

I’d be dubious of anything that comes from Harbor Freight. Grease from Harbor Freight is a bit like tootpast from the Dollar Store. It might contain something grease...like tootpast...but it might...
05-09-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,259
Posted By 79pmooney

A manager/mechanic for a local bike chain turned...

A manager/mechanic for a local bike chain turned me on to marine grease years ago. Ride year 'round and have a hub or BB with less than perfect seal? Stuff so much of that stuff in the bearings...
05-09-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,259
Posted By 2cam16

Have been using marine grease for some years now....

Have been using marine grease for some years now. Specially since I ride in the rain/wet/damp. PITA to clean but hey, I don't have to worry about water!
05-09-20, 03:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,259
Posted By RichSPK

Speedplay recommends marine grease for my Frog...

Speedplay recommends marine grease for my Frog pedals. They sell their own grease, too, but they don't say it's any better than generic marine grease.
05-09-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,259
Posted By cpach

It's fine. I'd expect it to do a pretty good job...

It's fine. I'd expect it to do a pretty good job of protecting bearings, and maybe run very slightly slower than greases more commonly used in the bike industry. Given the remarkable lack of real...
05-09-20, 03:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,259
Posted By Crankycrank

It doesn't matter much in my experience. Have...

It doesn't matter much in my experience. Have used too many types to recall. I just use the cheap marine grease and no issues. Bikes are mostly low demand on greases. But even if you buy the most...
05-09-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,259
Posted By Bill Kapaun

I used to use boat trailer bearing grease. Then...

I used to use boat trailer bearing grease.
Then I thought, I NEVER ride in the rain.
I switched to synthetic. I think a 1lb. tub was <$10-15??? It's been awhile.
05-09-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,259
Posted By Miele Man

I use marine grease on my bikes now and have for...

I use marine grease on my bikes now and have for some time. If I happen to get some marine grease on my hands it takes vigourous scrubbing with Sunlight brand dishwashing liquid to get it off....
05-09-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,477
Posted By Kapusta

I think tyrionís post was meant as sarcasm. ...

I think tyrionís post was meant as sarcasm.

At least I hope it was.
05-09-20, 07:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 300
Posted By Moe Zhoost

DIY Frame pack

Practiced my sewing during lockdown by making this frame pack for my '72 Raleigh Super Course. Made from Cordura Classic fabric. It attaches to the frame with Velcro One-Wrap laced through webbing...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,320
Posted By topflightpro

I think you also need to consider a King Red or...

I think you also need to consider a King Red or Blue headset, Salsa red or blue seatpost collar.

Mavic Heliums are red. They'd look good on there. You might find a set on Craigslist.

(I should...
05-04-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 831
Posted By Ogsarg

My first Century

I started riding again about 4 years ago at 59. At the time it was just a way to get some exercise outdoors riding my old rigid mtb around town regularly. Other than trying to get in better shape,...
05-02-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 290
Posted By Kapusta

Unless Shimano offers that crank with a 40t big...

Unless Shimano offers that crank with a 40t big ring (or something close) I think it may be hard to find a ring that is

a) the funky shimano bolt pattern
b) the right tooth count
c) NOT a...
05-02-20, 06:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,394
Posted By mstateglfr

That's like calling ribble bikes 'department...

That's like calling ribble bikes 'department store' bikes.
House brands aren't necessarily department store quality in the pejorative sense.
And why you think of the free spirit brand when COOP...
Replies: 19
Views: 948
Posted By ooga-booga

nearly everyone focuses on nutrition but an...

nearly everyone focuses on nutrition but an overlooked aspect is saddle time, foot and body feel. if your body/feet/undercarriage is/are sore as hell after 4 hours and 60+ miles in,
you'll only be...
05-01-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 290
Posted By Retro Grouch

My bet is you will encounter a bolt circle...

My bet is you will encounter a bolt circle diameter issue if you try to.put the 26 ring in the middle position.
04-30-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 936
Posted By mkeller234

That is not a picture of my rack. That is a...

That is not a picture of my rack. That is a picture pulled from the web to show the differences. Pictures of my rack are in post #23...
04-30-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,152
Posted By noisebeam

yes. for a close example the 'standard' coronas,...

yes. for a close example the 'standard' coronas, or at least reducing over time. rhinos too.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2271881/
04-30-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,152
Posted By wgscott

Colds. Herpes. Flu. Possibly Hep C.

Colds.

Herpes.

Flu.

Possibly Hep C.
04-30-20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,152
Posted By tds101

I believe the problem is that there's so many...

I believe the problem is that there's so many different strains. The flu mutates every year, but this appears to mutate much faster. Until there's proof that we can't be reinfected a week later with...
04-30-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,152
Posted By livedarklions

That's good news, hope it holds up.

That's good news, hope it holds up.
04-30-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,152
Posted By CycleryNorth81

South Korea says recovered coronavirus patients...

South Korea says recovered coronavirus patients who tested positive again did not relapse: Tests picked up 'dead virus...
04-27-20, 02:55 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 851
Posted By Trevtassie

Ah, I see, you can link to scientific articles...

Ah, I see, you can link to scientific articles that have a tenuous link to your assertions but I can't link to something that supports my argument 100% THE LINK WAS TO A PEER REVIEWED STUDY LINKING...
04-27-20, 02:32 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 851
Posted By CycleryNorth81

I don't have a clue? The pseudo scientific bs...

I don't have a clue? The pseudo scientific bs conclusions is quite obvious to us familiar in the scientific arts.
04-26-20, 10:35 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 851
Posted By Trevtassie

Just so you know, most antibiotic resistant...

Just so you know, most antibiotic resistant bacteria are a direct result of US intensive farming practices, using antibiotics as growth promoters. And the civilised world has been pointing this out...
04-24-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 470
Posted By Steve B.

You can zip tie a full length brake cable housing...

You can zip tie a full length brake cable housing right to the rear brake.
04-21-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,565
Posted By Trevtassie

I'd like to say it's all altruism, but there's a...

I'd like to say it's all altruism, but there's a fair bit of self interest in there. If the US way of life descends into anarchy and it abrogates it's role as a global leader, others will step into...
04-19-20, 06:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 907
Posted By genec

A serious read, regarding COVID projections. Forbes

https://www.forbes.com/sites/hershshefrin/2020/04/18/what-makes-the-covid-19-mortality-forecasts-upon-which-the-white-house-relies-seem-so-low/amp/

Look, it's long, it delves into quite a bit of...
Forum: Touring
04-13-20, 07:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 582
Posted By Happy Feet

Also bike packing ...

Also bike packing

http://i.imgur.com/VZpjaTUl.jpg (https://imgur.com/VZpjaTU)
04-11-20, 10:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,027
Posted By livedarklions

If Trump says back to work, it's not clear that...

If Trump says back to work, it's not clear that even the US would follow. The governors, for the most part, are not listening to him.
04-09-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 10,152
Posted By grayEZrider

follow the money

Magazine profits come from ad sales. How many (any?) ads were for steel bikes?
04-07-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 23,367
Posted By wgscott

Or how much worse it would be in a country that...

Or how much worse it would be in a country that systematically discredited and underfunded science.
04-07-20, 05:08 AM
Replies: 682
Views: 23,367
Posted By livedarklions

Gotta push back on one thing--the estimates are...

Gotta push back on one thing--the estimates are that about 70% of the population will end up getting this. A 3% death rate would mean about 7 million deaths in the US. That's horrible numbers. And...
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