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02-25-21, 11:23 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,588
Posted By HD3andMe

This is why post #52 exists.

This is why post #52 exists.
02-24-21, 08:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 593
Posted By HD3andMe

I had my bikes custom painted with my SSN, DL #,...

I had my bikes custom painted with my SSN, DL #, Visa #, mother's maiden name, preferred drink, and preferred way to grill a steak(medium rare).

I used to be incredibly frightened when I rode a...
02-24-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,588
Posted By HD3andMe

Beware/avoid the fred, for they are squirrely and...

Beware/avoid the fred, for they are squirrely and unpredictable. Lamentations 50/34 11-32
02-24-21, 01:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 878
Posted By HD3andMe

I have more than a few inches of seatpost showing...

I have more than a few inches of seatpost showing and carbon is not the way to go - it would be a lot less fun.
02-24-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 878
Posted By HD3andMe

Yes, it's an Enve. I don't think that any...

Yes, it's an Enve. I don't think that any microscopic aero advantages of that design make any difference though.
02-24-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 878
Posted By HD3andMe

Neither of my two bolt posts work like that.

Neither of my two bolt posts work like that.
02-24-21, 09:29 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 878
Posted By HD3andMe

Neither of my two bolt seat posts work like that.

Neither of my two bolt seat posts work like that.
02-23-21, 02:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 878
Posted By HD3andMe

Fortunately, there are 2-bolt systems that don't...

Fortunately, there are 2-bolt systems that don't have that problem.

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1333/psf08300_16942e542e9a89b303209168fa7349534e03594e.jpg
02-22-21, 09:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,335
Posted By HD3andMe

Only three miles long. Bikes only. ...

Only three miles long.

Bikes only.

One way.

https://youtu.be/SxKu2DKLZJc
02-21-21, 09:20 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,655
Posted By HD3andMe

Alternate title for this thread: "Beauty is...

Alternate title for this thread:

"Beauty is in the ey of the beholder"

PROVERB
beauty cannot be judged objectively, for what one person finds beautiful or admirable may not appeal to another.
02-20-21, 02:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 833
Posted By HD3andMe

Someone please translate this into English. ...

Someone please translate this into English.

TIA.
02-19-21, 10:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 833
Posted By HD3andMe

I don't know why anyone would want a POS camera....

I don't know why anyone would want a POS camera. They are crappy.

Now, for a P&S camera, the Sony RX100 series are very nice.
02-19-21, 01:49 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,518
Posted By HD3andMe

If you don't use Freedom Units™ you can't call...

If you don't use Freedom Units™ you can't call yourself Murican.
02-18-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,431
Posted By HD3andMe

You make no sense.

You make no sense.
02-18-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,431
Posted By HD3andMe

Please pay attention. I am sharing my...

Please pay attention.

I am sharing my experience, as well as noting exactly what the manufacturer states in their video.

I never claimed to be following any ambiguous and/or contradictory...
02-18-21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,431
Posted By HD3andMe

Here is exactly what they say in their race...

Here is exactly what they say in their race sealant video:

"race sealant cannot be injected through a valve."

And again, Iíve injected Race sealant through the stem many times.
02-17-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,431
Posted By HD3andMe

Not unsurprisingly, you still are...

Not unsurprisingly, you still are unable/unwilling to answer a simple question.

Why do you imagine that it is best practice to pop a bead, wipe out the grody mess of sealant and whatever nastiness...
02-17-21, 05:56 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,431
Posted By HD3andMe

Well, if people continue to make ridiculous...

Well, if people continue to make ridiculous claims about "best practices" and claim that sealant needs to be "wiped out," I predict that folks will continue to ask them to explain themselves.

When...
02-17-21, 01:11 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,431
Posted By HD3andMe

No, I'm quoting the manufacturer. "race sealant...

No, I'm quoting the manufacturer. "race sealant cannot be injected through a valve."

I'm also sharing my experience with the confused folks - I've injected race sealant through the valve stem.
...
02-17-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,431
Posted By HD3andMe

Why do you imagine that this is the best...

Why do you imagine that this is the best practice? Why do you imagine that sealant needs to be wiped out?

I have a WH-1, it's still quicker and easier to pop the valve core out.
...
02-17-21, 12:22 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,431
Posted By HD3andMe

This is false. What they say is "race sealant...

This is false. What they say is "race sealant cannot be injected through a valve."

Valve ≠ valve stem.

Fun fact: I've injected race sealant through many valve stems, but no valves.
02-17-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,431
Posted By HD3andMe

I understand now. Some people can't...

I understand now.

Some people can't understand the difference between the valve and the stem. Amazing.
02-17-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,431
Posted By HD3andMe

Do people really not understand the difference...

Do people really not understand the difference between the valve, and the stem?
02-17-21, 01:07 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,431
Posted By HD3andMe

Thatís laughable. Thanks for that.

Thatís laughable. Thanks for that.
02-17-21, 12:55 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,431
Posted By HD3andMe

It doesnít. You remove the core to add sealant.

It doesnít. You remove the core to add sealant.
02-17-21, 12:15 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,431
Posted By HD3andMe

Itís a meaningless exercise. Hardly good practice.

Itís a meaningless exercise. Hardly good practice.
02-17-21, 12:14 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,431
Posted By HD3andMe

Sealant doesnít need to be changed. if you...

Sealant doesnít need to be changed.

if you need to add some, add it through the valve stem.
02-16-21, 06:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 985
Posted By HD3andMe

Use sealant and you're much less likely to...

Use sealant and you're much less likely to puncture in the first place.

If the puncture is too big to seal, use a plug.

If it's two big to plug, boot it and run a tube until you get home. Then...
02-16-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,431
Posted By HD3andMe

Why in the world are you popping the bead in the...

Why in the world are you popping the bead in the first place?
02-16-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,431
Posted By HD3andMe

Why do you imagine that it needs to be removed?

Why do you imagine that it needs to be removed?
02-14-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 5,078
Posted By HD3andMe

That's very funny. Thanks for that.

That's very funny. Thanks for that.
02-12-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 13,613
Posted By HD3andMe

What you fail to understand is that normal folks...

What you fail to understand is that normal folks have been beating up CF frames, bars, stems, wheels, etc., etc. etc. for years without issue.

In environments that are much more trying than...
02-12-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 13,613
Posted By HD3andMe

As children, most people learn that folks have...

As children, most people learn that folks have different means. For example, they learn that not everyone is limited to the resources of a retired copier repairman.

For some, $300 is an expensive...
02-09-21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 871
Posted By HD3andMe

Some brutal Winter weather this weekend.

But the views were kind of ok.

https://youtu.be/HYtpSK2zI78
02-09-21, 05:23 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 13,613
Posted By HD3andMe

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

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1280x960/metal_bikes_only_plastic_nasty_66aa0319577b9fabf95e417cf697fe530fb48467.jpg
02-09-21, 10:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 737
Posted By HD3andMe

A little good news

There is a little good news among all the bad. Three of the 4 months of really cold weather this winter has passed. There are only 39 days till spring. As you can see, after the brutal weather this...
02-08-21, 11:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 386
Posted By HD3andMe

https://parks.smcgov.org/devils-slide-trail

https://parks.smcgov.org/devils-slide-trail
02-07-21, 09:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 386
Posted By HD3andMe

Now THIS is some cycling infrastructure.

Initial highway-to-trail cost: $2,000,000
Yearly maintenance cost: $492,000

Total length: 1.3 miles
...
02-06-21, 11:43 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,691
Posted By HD3andMe

You're welcome! Always happy to help folks...

You're welcome!

Always happy to help folks learn new things.
02-06-21, 09:47 AM
02-05-21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,502
Posted By HD3andMe

https://www.ebparks.org/parks/black_diamond/

https://www.ebparks.org/parks/black_diamond/
02-05-21, 06:37 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,691
Posted By HD3andMe

Yes, you obviously can't follow the bouncing ball...

Yes, you obviously can't follow the bouncing ball here.

You stated "but don't forget that many cyclists rely on their phones for GPS services." You assumed that I had forgotten this simple fact....
02-05-21, 04:16 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,691
Posted By HD3andMe

Please pay attention. The assumption that...

Please pay attention.

The assumption that you made is that while pointing out your difficulties, I somehow forgot that many people use their phones as GPS devices.

That's inane.
02-05-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,502
Posted By HD3andMe

Time to move on. This thread has already...

Time to move on.

This thread has already been reported. There will be consequences.

Welcome to the Apostrophe Protection Society (http://www.apostrophe.org.uk/)
02-05-21, 03:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,116
Posted By HD3andMe

Two lengths of pipe, insert one into each hole,...

Two lengths of pipe, insert one into each hole, couple them together in the middle.
02-05-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,502
Posted By HD3andMe

It's hard to take a bad photo there. Cool spot. ...

It's hard to take a bad photo there. Cool spot.

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1333/psf06757_2_fc4ebb1f158395d93fe03cc9fd6ac3a710395935.jpg
02-05-21, 12:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,116
Posted By HD3andMe

Run a length of tubing through the hole, hang...

Run a length of tubing through the hole, hang bikes by their saddles.
02-05-21, 12:10 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,998
Posted By HD3andMe

Yes, that's not true. Upside down is fine, and is...

Yes, that's not true. Upside down is fine, and is beneficial for many forks because it keeps the foam rings lubed.

The downside to storing bikes upside down (see what I did there?) is for folks...
02-05-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,502
Posted By HD3andMe

Grips ≠ tape The struggle is real.

Grips ≠ tape

The struggle is real.
02-05-21, 12:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,502
Posted By HD3andMe

LOL (seriously, I did).

LOL (seriously, I did).
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