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06-03-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 210
Posted By Homebrew01

Start by making sure everything's tight. ...

Start by making sure everything's tight.
Sometimes you can isolate noises by stressing each part as individually as possible.
For instance, standing next to the bike, squeezing both brakes, and the...
06-03-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 257
Posted By Homebrew01

What is lowest (easiest) gear that you need ?

What is lowest (easiest) gear that you need ?
06-02-20, 08:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 210
Posted By Homebrew01

Loose cotter pins ? Post some close up pictures...

Loose cotter pins ?
Post some close up pictures of the cranks from a couple of angles.
06-02-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 185
Posted By Homebrew01

Get a 126 mm wheel, and "ooomph" the dropouts...

Get a 126 mm wheel, and "ooomph" the dropouts wider when inserting the wheel.
06-02-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 195
Posted By Homebrew01

Cable friction? Housing not seated properly ? ...

Cable friction? Housing not seated properly ?
So, it won't shift from smallest cog, to the next, with just 1 click?
Is the cable taut when in the smallest cog ?
06-02-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 365
Posted By Homebrew01

Do you have "Indexed" gearing, or "Friction"...

Do you have "Indexed" gearing, or "Friction" gearing ?

Indexed: The shifter has a "Click" for each gear in the rear, so you just shift as many "clicks" as you want.

Friction: No Clicks, you...
06-02-20, 07:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 602
Posted By Homebrew01

:thumb:

:thumb:
05-30-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 602
Posted By Homebrew01

Do you have "Indexed" gearing, or "Friction"...

Do you have "Indexed" gearing, or "Friction" gearing ?

Indexed: The shifter has a "Click" for each gear in the rear, so you just shift as many "clicks" as you want.

Friction: No Clicks, you...
05-28-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 190
Posted By Homebrew01

I have a couple of vintage bikes with Campy...

I have a couple of vintage bikes with Campy Centaur 10 gearing and vintage crankset. Very rarely, the chain doesn't shift down to the small chainring, but rides over it. I can shift back to big, and...
05-25-20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 688
Posted By Homebrew01

Non-Bike Use for Bike Parts...Waddya Got ?

How about a presta tubed wheelbarrow. The tire was flat, so I had a presta 26" mtn bike tube, inserted it in a "figure 8", and pumped it up. The tire's lumpy from uneven tube distribution, but good...
05-25-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 258
Posted By Homebrew01

Requiring 10 posts has been very effective in...

Requiring 10 posts has been very effective in reducing spam and trolls. Sorry that it's inconvenient.
You can post in the "Introductions" forum, and other threads of interest.

But we don't allow...
05-24-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 9,112
Posted By Homebrew01

I never understood that one. Maybe a double...

I never understood that one.
Maybe a double downtube on larger frames.
05-23-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,170
Posted By Homebrew01

Someone on Ebay's selling empty Sierra Nevada...

Someone on Ebay's selling empty Sierra Nevada beer cans for more than I can buy the cans WITH beer.
05-23-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 292
Posted By Homebrew01

It's a fine $25 around town beater bike.

It's a fine $25 around town beater bike.
Replies: 1
Views: 241
Posted By Homebrew01

Post some more details...Frame material,...

Post some more details...Frame material, condition, components...

Make 10 valid posts somewhere on the forum. (Here, introductions, other threads that interest you....), then post pictures.
...
05-22-20, 03:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 252
Posted By Homebrew01

Flip-Flop hub. Fixie on 1 side, freewheel on the...

Flip-Flop hub. Fixie on 1 side, freewheel on the other.
Not sure about that off-set axle and other hole.
05-19-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 148
Posted By Homebrew01

KMC chains have been great for me.

KMC chains have been great for me.
Replies: 13
Views: 431
Posted By Homebrew01

We have a 10 post minimum before being allowed to...

We have a 10 post minimum before being allowed to post pictures. That may be inconvenient for some, but has greatly reduced spam and other garbage posts from internet troublemakers.
05-18-20, 08:26 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,882
Posted By Homebrew01

Adding weight is a marginal hindrance.

Adding weight is a marginal hindrance.
05-17-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 322
Posted By Homebrew01

I think there are adapters that screw into the...

I think there are adapters that screw into the 1/2 thread, and have a 9/16 thread.

This ?
...
05-17-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,882
Posted By Homebrew01

Placebo is a powerful thing.

Placebo is a powerful thing.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 8,455
Posted By Homebrew01

How to they express their elitism ?

How to they express their elitism ?
05-17-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,882
Posted By Homebrew01

On a bike stand is the only place you'll notice...

On a bike stand is the only place you'll notice it,
05-16-20, 09:51 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,882
Posted By Homebrew01

My engine is a little unbalanced sometimes...

My engine is a little unbalanced sometimes :rolleyes:
05-16-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 365
Posted By Homebrew01

Get some sort of chain lube and apply it every...

Get some sort of chain lube and apply it every now & then.
I usually use a spray, pointed at the rear cogs, while pedaling backwards with the other hand.
Wipe off the extra with a rag, while...
05-16-20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 333
Posted By Homebrew01

I'd be concerned that one of the fork tips is...

I'd be concerned that one of the fork tips is loose.
Also, check that they are parallel to each other.
05-16-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,882
Posted By Homebrew01

All it will accomplish is making your wheels...

All it will accomplish is making your wheels heavier. No functional improvement.

It is important in vehicles with suspension, because an out of balance wheel can bounce up & down, compromising...
05-13-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,392
Posted By Homebrew01

OK FOLKS, No Need to get Personal.

OK FOLKS, No Need to get Personal.
05-10-20, 08:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 345
Posted By Homebrew01

Most headsets I've used have a smaller gap than...

Most headsets I've used have a smaller gap than that.
Not ideal, but since the headset just sits there and doesn't do much, it's not as critical as keeping BB & wheel bearings clean.
05-10-20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By Homebrew01

Does your bike have "friction" shifting, or...

Does your bike have "friction" shifting, or "Index" shifting ?

Index shifting means your shifter has 1 "click" for each gear on the rear.
Friction shifting means no "clicks", and you have to find...
05-08-20, 09:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 302
Posted By Homebrew01

Get nicer tires. You'll be better off. ...

Get nicer tires. You'll be better off.

"...Vittoria Rally..."
05-08-20, 09:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 313
Posted By Homebrew01

You can put the seat post in a vise, then try...

You can put the seat post in a vise, then try twisting the frame.
05-08-20, 09:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 480
Posted By Homebrew01

I doubt you'll get more than 20 years from that.

I doubt you'll get more than 20 years from that.
05-08-20, 08:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 323
Posted By Homebrew01

J. B. Weld :D

J. B. Weld
:D
05-08-20, 08:55 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,943
Posted By Homebrew01

Replace the broken spoke. Make sure all spoke...

Replace the broken spoke.
Make sure all spoke tension is good.
Ride.
05-04-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,943
Posted By Homebrew01

There's a 10 post minimum to be able to post...

There's a 10 post minimum to be able to post pictures. It can be inconvenient, but has been very effective at blocking spammers & scammers that would flood bike forums with junk.
04-26-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 2,713
Posted By Homebrew01

So, I should not put Lysol in a nebulizer if I...

So, I should not put Lysol in a nebulizer if I get Covid-19 ?
04-24-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 859
Posted By Homebrew01

See about what ? Here's some reading for...

See about what ?

Here's some reading for everyone

https://www.internetbrands.com/ibterms/
04-24-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 859
Posted By Homebrew01

It doesn't work that way. You may use the ignore...

It doesn't work that way. You may use the ignore feature. If you feel other posts violate posting rules, please use the "Report" button.
04-24-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 447
Posted By Homebrew01

Mod Note... Moved to a new thread.

Mod Note... Moved to a new thread.
04-24-20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 859
Posted By Homebrew01

Every report gets attention. As for "Nothing...

Every report gets attention. As for "Nothing happens".... Mods discuss the report, and if action is warranted, it happens, although it may not be obvious to those not directly involved.
It may range...
04-24-20, 01:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 859
Posted By Homebrew01

Yes, A specific moderator might be on vacation,...

Yes, A specific moderator might be on vacation, busy, or otherwise not available for a period of time.
Using the "Report" button allows the Mod team to look at all issues needing attention.
04-13-20, 04:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 898
Posted By Homebrew01

I was able to sleep on the couch on my left side,...

I was able to sleep on the couch on my left side, and get up without much trouble. So I will add that to my options.
04-12-20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 898
Posted By Homebrew01

Sleeping on my back would be ok, except once...

Sleeping on my back would be ok, except once down, I can't move or reposition without help. So, I am sleeping on the sofa in a sitting position, about as restful as sleeping in airplane cheap seats.
04-12-20, 08:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 898
Posted By Homebrew01

I should have thought of that a week ago !

I should have thought of that a week ago !
04-12-20, 07:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 898
Posted By Homebrew01

I got Hydromorphone HCL pills, but they had no...

I got Hydromorphone HCL pills, but they had no effect, positive or negative. So I stopped taking them.

Same with the Ketorolac Tromethamine
04-11-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 391
Posted By Homebrew01

They are mainly used in time trial competition...

They are mainly used in time trial competition events. They can be tricky to use, because they catch a lot of crosswind, and can make the bike unstable.
04-11-20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 242
Posted By Homebrew01

Add pictures of tubing stickers, Bottom Bracket...

Add pictures of tubing stickers, Bottom Bracket shell & seat stay, top-tube area.

"... I cannot find the exact bike,..."

It was common to buy a frame, then build it up with parts to suit the...
04-11-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 898
Posted By Homebrew01

Never blacked out before. I assume that's what...

Never blacked out before. I assume that's what happened.
E.R. did EKGs and CAT scan. Everything else inside is ok.
The tree was going about 15 mph or so.
04-11-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 898
Posted By Homebrew01

Hit a Tree...Tree Wins

Puttering along a back road. I think I blacked out while riding, & the next thing, I see a tree coming at me, about 2 feet away.
9 broken ribs.
Prefer not to repeat.
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