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12-04-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 469
Posted By Korina

I'm in my curmudgeonly dotage, and I think I'm...

I'm in my curmudgeonly dotage, and I think I'm going to hipsterize the garage queen '93 HardRock Ultra step through I just received in the mail. It has two eyelets in front and I feel obliged to take...
Forum: Foo
12-04-21, 12:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 295
Posted By thook

i know what you mean. it boggles the mind when...

i know what you mean. it boggles the mind when you think about time and money wasted all the while trying to save money. makes so much sense...lol
every couple/few weeks, i pick up nearly a ton of...
Forum: Foo
12-03-21, 10:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 295
Posted By thook

looks like oak to me. i pick up oak pallets all...

looks like oak to me. i pick up oak pallets all the time. been pulling them apart to make flooring and various things. mostly oak, but some are pine.

whatever that stack lumber was from, it was at...
12-03-21, 07:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 469
Posted By Korina

Wow, that really is adorable. :love:

Wow, that really is adorable. :love:
12-03-21, 09:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 649
Posted By joesch

I have also completed that ride a few times...

I have also completed that ride a few times Rosarito Ensenada (http://www.rosaritoensenada.com/ingles/trayecto.php)
It has a 300m climb with grades that reach like 8% for a few of the 80k route
12-01-21, 04:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 480
Posted By MikeEckhaus

Update on my problem. Ditching the thick Velox...

Update on my problem. Ditching the thick Velox rim tape and putting on some nice slippery tubeless tape helped - yes still running tubes, just taking advantage of the tape. I did get a tire jack,...
11-30-21, 01:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,511
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

The story I got from a few different industry...

The story I got from a few different industry people, back then, is that the Shimano style cartridge BBs were all about speed of factory assembly and having the manufacturer control the bearing...
Forum: Foo
11-29-21, 09:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 728
Posted By Bob Ross

In certain circles that is what's known as a...

In certain circles that is what's known as a band's "apex sequence" ...their undisputed greatest output that also happen to be consecutive albums. [edit: notwithstanding that you didn't list them in...
11-27-21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,555
Posted By Bianchigirll

Wasnt the German Enigma based on this freewheel?...

Wasnt the German Enigma based on this freewheel? https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1039x1133/d652e7e0_d3e4_42be_90de_8da815bc73fe_8a55e7d0dd4d038c607eb2102bc4b15bb255b250.jpeg
11-26-21, 09:29 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,555
Posted By grant40

combine with this. ...

combine with this.
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/800x600/4444_426990f01690b611088664d6e172489c5ed4434b.jpg
11-25-21, 04:27 PM
Replies: 10,054
Views: 1,153,837
Posted By genejockey

I'm a little overweight, but it doesn't bother me...

I'm a little overweight, but it doesn't bother me - a waist is a terrible thing to mind.

Alternatively - A Mind Is A Terrible Thing.
11-25-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 10,054
Views: 1,153,837
Posted By texaspandj

Happy Thanksgiving IM nation. After today go...

Happy Thanksgiving IM nation.
After today go out and ride your trusty IM steed and remind yourself why the Centurion Ironman is the most underrated bike on BF.
Forum: Foo
11-20-21, 04:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 728
Posted By ooga-booga

nearly all the essential stones stuff is fifty...

nearly all the essential stones stuff is fifty years old or more. maan...feeling really ancient.

should run a poll...stray cat blues...beggars version or get your ya-ya's out version?

could do...
11-20-21, 03:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 805
Posted By GhostRider62

Wishing you a better 2022. FWIW, I started seeing...

Wishing you a better 2022. FWIW, I started seeing a new pain mgt doctor this year and with a combination of RF ablation and intralaminar injections, my cervical pain is more manageable. No longer get...
Forum: Foo
11-19-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 728
Posted By ahsposo

canklecat You reminded me I haven't posted...

canklecat

You reminded me I haven't posted my theme song for our Texas friend. YaYa's is a great album.

https://youtu.be/0R8VYM837FY
11-19-21, 10:46 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,917
Posted By Calsun

With Vitamin D (which is actually a hormone) what...

With Vitamin D (which is actually a hormone) what matters is the blood level of the individual. In my case I need more than 5,000 IU daily to put my ng/ml above 25 or the low end of the range. How...
11-18-21, 05:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 805
Posted By GhostRider62

Thanks. Docs said 12 months to recover at my...

Thanks.

Docs said 12 months to recover at my age, 6 months if I was young. So, I set goal of 4 months. Saw the surgeon for my 2 month follow up the other day and he said "my progress was...
11-16-21, 12:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 449
Posted By ThermionicScott

You guys both have the 12-25 "W" cassette. The...

You guys both have the 12-25 "W" cassette. The 13-26 "V" cassette shifts the whole range down a tooth (with a little better progression IMO), but probably not enough if you're wanting a 28.
...
11-16-21, 07:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 449
Posted By noobinsf

If I understand Sheldon's chart correctly, your...

If I understand Sheldon's chart correctly, your 8sp DA brifters should work with any 8sp Shimano cassette. You need either the DA rear mech or a non-DA rear mech using alternate cable routing. So,...
11-16-21, 07:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 449
Posted By top506

I'll give canklecat first shot but if he passes...

I'll give canklecat first shot but if he passes I'll take the 12-25.

Top
11-15-21, 09:13 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,416
Posted By vespasianus

When you get chickenpox, you don't actually...

When you get chickenpox, you don't actually "clear" the virus but your immune system drives it to hide in your dorsal root ganglion. It basically is trapped there by your immune system until one day...
11-15-21, 12:37 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,416
Posted By jlmonte

Shingles had me sidelined

Suffered Shingles back in February (after retiring in January) resulted in bad left eye nerve damage. On top of this, cataracts was creeping before the Shingles and already hindering my vision....
11-13-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 603
Posted By HillRider

Wow, $25 to refurbish a Ti headset? I it were...

Wow, $25 to refurbish a Ti headset? I it were mine it would have been in the mail to CK an hour after I got the offer! :thumb:
11-11-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 10,054
Views: 1,153,837
Posted By markwesti

A Clockwork Orange ...

A Clockwork Orange
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20211111_125439450_219cad068853db840a26f7cec9e4ff985f3d2411.jpg...
11-07-21, 04:32 PM
Replies: 10,054
Views: 1,153,837
Posted By markwesti

This (precursor) was "gifted" to me by RT , came...

This (precursor) was "gifted" to me by RT , came to me as a frame / fork / headset . I tried to keep it as stock "looking" as possible . Had to get rid of it because I can't ride a 58 . It was a fun...
11-07-21, 12:33 PM
Replies: 10,054
Views: 1,153,837
Posted By Cankles

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/1744c1bb_7729_4465_8e1e_f4cdfaa7e214_61beb6bca2319223d265a041e36e29b41a28e36d.jpeg
Update: cleaning up nicely. Itís been ridden hard...
11-07-21, 06:52 AM
Replies: 10,054
Views: 1,153,837
Posted By texaspandj

That is one of the Coolest lines, "Climbing all...

That is one of the Coolest lines, "Climbing all over furniture like rascals".

I realize now that I forgot to add the precursor Centurion Comp TA that RT gifted me. I think another Pic is in order....
11-06-21, 05:47 PM
Replies: 10,054
Views: 1,153,837
Posted By texaspandj

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x719/20211106_182442_1_a5c3318f4216abc3593f4b5b84901f48d171eab1.jpg
Used canklecat advice. '85 -'89 Ironman. The '85 and '89 are road bike...
11-06-21, 02:04 PM
Replies: 10,054
Views: 1,153,837
Posted By genejockey

I was able to get a pic of my '85 Ironman on...

I was able to get a pic of my '85 Ironman on today's ride. Pretty much original spec, including the 'Bernard Hinault' model Selle Italia Turbo saddle. I did swap in a set of aero brake levers,...
11-06-21, 06:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 812
Posted By scarlson

I normally use a coarse file. Takes the glazing...

I normally use a coarse file. Takes the glazing off the pads, too, so the shard will be in bright relief against fresh pad material. Then dig the shard out with a sharp pick or pocket screwdriver.
11-06-21, 06:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 812
Posted By PilotFishBob

Brother Maynard, bring out The Holy Hand Grenade.

Brother Maynard, bring out The Holy Hand Grenade.
11-06-21, 05:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,025
Posted By Dino_Sore

I use the Cygolite Hotshots on all of my bikes...

I use the Cygolite Hotshots on all of my bikes (road, gravel and mtb) and I have never had one fall off, or stop working in the rain (a huge problem I had with Planet Bike lights). And they come...
11-06-21, 01:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 812
Posted By SurferRosa

Shard in the pad, I hate you.

I hate you, shard. You're in my pad. You're in the front pad, which makes it so much worse. The road is damp, and so I picked you up, shard. I didn't want to do it. But that's what happens when...
11-05-21, 05:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 723
Posted By Fredo76

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Rivendell Clem Smith Jr. step-through frame

Although steel, my brother's new...
11-04-21, 04:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,413
Posted By Trakhak

A guy I used to race and train with would do...

A guy I used to race and train with would do that---lift his rear wheel when he stood to climb. It was annoying, because his bike would also kick backward several inches each time he did it, getting...
11-03-21, 04:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 512
Posted By squirtdad

Nitto factory tour video

I had not seen this before, it is (at least to me) fascinating as to how many hand processes there are https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XYIV6O6tOvY
11-02-21, 01:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,145
Posted By capnjonny

I finished the bike today. Final weight 19.95 lb...

I finished the bike today. Final weight 19.95 lb . I weighed it 3 times just to be sure it wasn't touching something that would change the weight.
Per previous comment about the bars, what was...
10-29-21, 09:21 PM
Replies: 10,054
Views: 1,153,837
Posted By genejockey

I don't have any new pics of my 1985 Ironman to...

I don't have any new pics of my 1985 Ironman to share, but I did want to say that I took it for a ride this afternoon, and OH MY GOD, THIS BIKE ROCKS!!!! It's now my favorite C&V bike! I only wish...
10-26-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 10,054
Views: 1,153,837
Posted By texaspandj

I've been riding some Saturdays with a mtb group...

I've been riding some Saturdays with a mtb group in our Cameron park. They're really a good group of guys. Usually the 10-15 guys will eventually break off in to 2 halves. Fortunately I've been able...
10-25-21, 04:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 864
Posted By njkayaker

Why they mentioned NL isn't a mystery (except to...

Why they mentioned NL isn't a mystery (except to you).
10-23-21, 09:17 AM
Replies: 10,054
Views: 1,153,837
Posted By texaspandj

In the 1960s, Bruce Lee hurt his back while...

In the 1960s, Bruce Lee hurt his back while lifting weights. He had to be in traction for a few months. During this time he wrote a book with illustrations (by him) and it shows an arm lock and...
10-23-21, 06:14 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,049
Posted By Nachoman

Depending on the mileage desired, my 'go to' ride...

Depending on the mileage desired, my 'go to' ride involves a loop or two around Shelter Island, Harbor Island and\or Fiesta Island.
10-22-21, 09:58 PM
Replies: 10,054
Views: 1,153,837
Posted By texaspandj

I've mentioned my new biking buddy Mike. I met...

I've mentioned my new biking buddy Mike.
I met Mike when I was 14 and he was 10. His oldest brother is one of my karate instructors and that's when I met him. He was 3 belts ahead of me when I...
Forum: Foo
10-22-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 998
Posted By indyfabz

Again, the concern was the cat instigating...

Again, the concern was the cat instigating something. At around 20 lbs., heís a big boy because he wasnít fixed until later in life, and he was rescued from the streets. He likes to protect his...
10-20-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,226
Posted By CliffordK

There may well be a 77 year old driver that is...

There may well be a 77 year old driver that is not safe on the streets.

Hard to say if there should be criminal prosecution (assuming she didn't know the victim or have a beef with him), but she...
10-20-21, 08:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,226
Posted By JW Fas

Cyclist run over three times...but it was an "accident".

https://www.ksl.com/article/50264472/roy-bicyclist-run-over-multiple-times-dies



Yet another example of why recurring road testing should happen once you reach a certain age. Sure, the driver...
10-20-21, 01:34 AM
Replies: 10,054
Views: 1,153,837
Posted By texaspandj

So much has happened/changed in my life. I've...

So much has happened/changed in my life. I've been wanting to write about it here but I kept putting it off.
First my now 7 year old daughter is now officially in school (1st grade). 2nd RT isn't...
Forum: Foo
10-19-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,015
Posted By MoAlpha

My daughter is a divemaster and...

My daughter is a divemaster and instructor-qualified. She's always watching me when we dive. ;)
Forum: Foo
10-19-21, 02:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,015
Posted By genec

Just came across this interesting graphic on...

Just came across this interesting graphic on Shallow Water Blackout...
...
10-19-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,005
Posted By dddd

Vintage derailers, even the vaunted Suntour...

Vintage derailers, even the vaunted Suntour derailers, do not handle large chain gaps well at all when using today's flexible chain designs.
What worked well with older chains up through the...
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