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11-29-21, 10:15 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,861
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Are you talking to me ? ...

Are you talking to me ?


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11-23-21, 04:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 320
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Thereís nothing to unscrew. The cog is splined...

Thereís nothing to unscrew. The cog is splined and simply slides on. A snap ring is used to keep it in place.
...
11-18-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 503
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Iíve had very good luck with the Andel standard...

Iíve had very good luck with the Andel standard crankset, which is inexpensive. It uses a 110mm JIS square taper bottom bracket spindle.
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11-06-21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 600
Posted By TejanoTrackie

The Velo Orange Sabot pedals are very large and...

The Velo Orange Sabot pedals are very large and very high quality flat platform pedals that will easily accept a multitude of straps. Of course, they are also very expensive.
...
Forum: Foo
11-04-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 950
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Cats are the most dangerous animals on earth. ...

Cats are the most dangerous animals on earth.

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10-23-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,561
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Making bars from stronger or harder aluminum...

Making bars from stronger or harder aluminum material does not make them stiffer (less flexible), it just makes them stronger and tougher. This is because the modulus of elasticity does not increase...
10-23-21, 06:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,561
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Like I said, a larger clamp diameter simply means...

Like I said, a larger clamp diameter simply means a stronger bar at the location of highest load. By increasing the bar diameter, you decrease the stress at that point, which increases the failure...
10-22-21, 08:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,561
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Flexibility has nothing to do with strength. As...

Flexibility has nothing to do with strength. As long as you use a proper stem meant for carbon bars and use a torque wrench to tighten the bolts, you should not have a problem. Stay away from cheap...
10-21-21, 07:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 611
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Yes, and itís light years better than my other...

Yes, and itís light years better than my other economy freewheels.
10-21-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4,898
Views: 655,901
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Well, here in the West we use something called a...

Well, here in the West we use something called a torque wrench and use values recommended by the manufacturer. For example, Sugino recommends 40-50 Nm for their 75 NJS cranks.
10-21-21, 07:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 611
Posted By TejanoTrackie

That would be 400 % better. But, anyway, the WI...

That would be 400 % better. But, anyway, the WI Eno freewheels are much better than anything else. Quantifying how much is difficult, but I think you will appreciate the improvement and not regret...
10-21-21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4,898
Views: 655,901
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Are you suggesting that torque is irrelevant when...

Are you suggesting that torque is irrelevant when tightening square taper crankarms ?
10-13-21, 09:14 PM
Replies: 4,898
Views: 655,901
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Continental Grand Prix 5000 700x28c. Daily...

Continental Grand Prix 5000 700x28c. Daily special on biketiresdirect 40% off msrp of $79.95 ($47.97) and free shipping because it's backordered. It's going on the rear wheel of my Dolan Pre Cursa to...
10-12-21, 09:47 PM
Replies: 4,586
Views: 731,258
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Not pretty, for sure, but perfectly functional,...

Not pretty, for sure, but perfectly functional, so NOT jackass.
10-12-21, 09:42 PM
Replies: 4,586
Views: 731,258
Posted By TejanoTrackie

It looks like a smaller front wheel was used,...

It looks like a smaller front wheel was used, maybe 26Ē, such that the distance from the fork crown to the rim is too great to use a front brake.
10-03-21, 08:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 646
Posted By TejanoTrackie

I'm not advocating that you try to drill the...

I'm not advocating that you try to drill the fork, however, unless it's a full carbon fork with a carbon steerer tube, then most likely the fork crown is aluminum, not carbon. So, theoretically it...
09-26-21, 06:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 858
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Yes. Track frames contain the exotic rare earth...

Yes. Track frames contain the exotic rare earth element Speedium, which makes them inherently faster than geared bikes.
09-17-21, 10:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 638
Posted By TejanoTrackie

By "crankshaft" do you mean bottom bracket ? Your...

By "crankshaft" do you mean bottom bracket ? Your second photo seems to show the left side bottom bracket cup not fully seated in the frame. As to your chainring bolts being loose, that could...
09-17-21, 09:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,978
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Those look like Sub 15 wheels, which are not...

Those look like Sub 15 wheels, which are not going to take a lot of abuse. Still, he might have gotten the cog off if he'd used a bench vise. I've had cogs that I couldn't remove with a chain whip,...
09-17-21, 07:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,978
Posted By TejanoTrackie

link please

link please
09-02-21, 03:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,543
Posted By TejanoTrackie

https://www.ebay.com/itm/265221103841 ...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/265221103841

https://www.ebay.com/itm/265221104522
09-02-21, 11:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,543
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Maybe you should conduct a poll to find out how...

Maybe you should conduct a poll to find out how many people are looking for a French threaded single speed freewheel.
09-02-21, 08:54 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,978
Posted By TejanoTrackie

I was thinking of posting a video of me doing...

I was thinking of posting a video of me doing laundry. Pretty informative and exciting stuff, don’t you think ?
08-31-21, 02:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,543
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Last post by the OP was on 6-11-09. Gotta love...

Last post by the OP was on 6-11-09. Gotta love these newbies with their resurrected zombie threads. :lol:
Forum: Foo
08-30-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,639
Posted By TejanoTrackie

First World problems.

First World problems.
08-28-21, 03:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 982
Posted By TejanoTrackie

By my calculation, your 10:47 minutes for 2.5...

By my calculation, your 10:47 minutes for 2.5 miles is nearly a 14 mph average, which is excellent for a heavy bike on a hilly course. Good luck with your PSA results.
08-27-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,161
Posted By TejanoTrackie

It's a decent bike, some cheap components like...

It's a decent bike, some cheap components like headset, cog, pedals, saddle, tires, but overall ok quality. Frame is good quality, made in Taiwan with Reynolds 520 tubing, good welds and paint,...
08-27-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,582
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Yes, I agree with you. Using C-T can lead to...

Yes, I agree with you. Using C-T can lead to inconsistent sizing, since the ST extends a different amount beyond the TT on different frames. On frames like the Wabi Classic with an integrated...
08-27-21, 08:37 AM
Replies: 483
Views: 63,583
Posted By TejanoTrackie

I bought this Dolan Pre Cursa frameset directly...

I bought this Dolan Pre Cursa frameset directly from Dolan in the UK thinking that I would save a lot of money compared to buying it locally. Boy, was I wrong ! Although the frameset cost only $263,...
Forum: Foo
08-26-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,639
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Bad sushi

Bad sushi
Forum: Foo
08-23-21, 04:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,187
Posted By TejanoTrackie

I'm probably older than you and even more...

I'm probably older than you and even more forgetful. So, I have a simple storage system for the myriad of small stuff I might otherwise mislay. There are a few drawers where I keep everything, and it...
Forum: Foo
08-23-21, 12:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,187
Posted By TejanoTrackie

How much are you willing to gamble on something too good to be true ?

Today I ordered a replacement stylus for my new turntable at a price that was one-third the normal street price from a new website with no ratings. They have other items for sale at ever more...
08-20-21, 04:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,102
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Actually, it makes a lot of sense. Although the...

Actually, it makes a lot of sense. Although the shape of the chainring changes, the circumference remains the same, so the distance remains constant. Per Sheldon Brown "There is a slight variation in...
Forum: Foo
08-14-21, 06:39 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,219
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Happy vinyl record day to me. I got the Fluance...

Happy vinyl record day to me. I got the Fluance RT85 turntable today and tested it out with one of my favorite record albums, Cream by Disraeli Gears. The first song "Strange Brew" is also one of my...
08-14-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,914
Posted By TejanoTrackie

And, if your mother had wheels, she'd be a...

And, if your mother had wheels, she'd be a trolley car.
08-13-21, 08:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,914
Posted By TejanoTrackie

So, you dredged up an 11 year old thread just to...

So, you dredged up an 11 year old thread just to troll this forum ?
Forum: Foo
08-06-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,028
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Nude robots really turn me on. :o

Nude robots really turn me on. :o
08-03-21, 07:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,066
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Same with me. Mine was a 1973 Fuji Finest. It...

Same with me. Mine was a 1973 Fuji Finest. It took me a while to figure out how Presta valves worked. :lol:
Forum: Foo
07-31-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,102
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Lo mejor ...

Lo mejor

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Dos Equis Ambar
Forum: Foo
07-30-21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 736
Posted By TejanoTrackie

I love the smell of jet fuel in the morning.

I love the smell of jet fuel in the morning.
Forum: Foo
07-24-21, 07:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 721
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Well, the package finally arrived today, just two...

Well, the package finally arrived today, just two days after customs handed it back to USPS. So, if you eliminate the two week delay in customs, it only took USPS 3 days from the time it arrived in...
Forum: Foo
07-23-21, 05:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,026
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Well, at least you don’t have a yeast infection.

Well, at least you don’t have a yeast infection.
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 905
Posted By TejanoTrackie

I personally find the smartphone to be a total...

I personally find the smartphone to be a total miracle that has made my life so much easier and safer. I don't begrudge the cost, since I've probably saved ten times what I've spent on the hardware...
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 02:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 712
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Yeah, but at least Bezos did give $100 million...

Yeah, but at least Bezos did give $100 million each to Van Jones and Chef Andres to do social stuff here on earth.
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 905
Posted By TejanoTrackie

http://cdn.statcdn.com/Infographic/images/normal/2...

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Forum: Foo
07-19-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 905
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Just ditched my land line - woohoo !

I've had an AT&T landline since I moved into my home 28 years ago, and although I really haven't used it since I got a smartphone, I still had a Brinks (now ADT) alarm system tethered to it. I had...
Forum: Foo
07-19-21, 10:00 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,349
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Every time I read something like this thread, I...

Every time I read something like this thread, I thank my lucky stars that I've never had a FB account.....or Twitter....or Instagram.......
07-18-21, 08:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,348
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Great ! Now all the OP needs to do is find 39...

Great ! Now all the OP needs to do is find 39 more.
Forum: Foo
07-18-21, 04:06 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,326
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Unfortunately, solid state components can and do...

Unfortunately, solid state components can and do burn out. This also applies to solid state drives. If you get more than 10 years use out of your MacBook, then you've beat the odds. BTW, Apple is...
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