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Forum: Foo
01-25-22, 12:18 PM
Replies: 18,325
Views: 1,012,487
Posted By skijor

Constantly reminds listeners "Hey, my lies are up...

Constantly reminds listeners "Hey, my lies are up here!".
Forum: Foo
01-16-22, 09:48 PM
Replies: 18,325
Views: 1,012,487
Posted By 3alarmer

When the truth is found To be lies And all...

When the truth is found
To be lies
And all the joy
Within you dies

Don't you want somebody to love?
Forum: Foo
01-16-22, 05:40 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,380
Posted By SurferRosa

sorta like Dizzy Gillespie?

sorta like Dizzy Gillespie?
Forum: Foo
01-16-22, 05:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By zandoval

Another BIG Dog Story

It's my first ride in 14 days, 2022 has not been kind so far but that's another story. On my short bike route there are a couple of hills that for me can be a chore. Thier grade is not so bad as it's...
Forum: Foo
01-16-22, 03:39 PM
Replies: 18,325
Views: 1,012,487
Posted By ahsposo

I am the king fo sure

I am the king fo sure
01-15-22, 06:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 239
Posted By dedhed

You buy a couple $10 6/7/8 speed chains with...

You buy a couple $10 6/7/8 speed chains with quick links and it's not a big deal.
01-15-22, 02:35 PM
Replies: 4,615
Views: 465,129
Posted By unworthy1

found them. in pretty good shape. Will PM you.

found them. in pretty good shape. Will PM you.
01-15-22, 12:07 PM
Replies: 4,615
Views: 465,129
Posted By unworthy1

I think I have a pair, not sure how good the...

I think I have a pair, not sure how good the condition (also not sure how long it may take to find them!)
Stand by for an update...
01-15-22, 07:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 324
Posted By easyupbug

I am a hopeless mechanical engineer/tinkerer so...

I am a hopeless mechanical engineer/tinkerer so understand and while I admit I have a Park Tool and a Bontrager repair stand I have a saw horse converted to a European type stand for when I really...
01-14-22, 02:10 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,156
Posted By coolkat

FWIW i have two vintage mtb's, one with a long...

FWIW i have two vintage mtb's, one with a long cage M735 XT rear derailleur, the other with short. The short cage has noticeably less chain slap. Of course, all factors are not equal (spring may be...
Forum: Foo
01-14-22, 01:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 236
Posted By work4bike

I'm not really into medicines, alternative or...

I'm not really into medicines, alternative or otherwise; however, I do believe eating heathy foods and very regular exercise (not just riding a bike) is in itself medicine. I'm very careful where I...
01-14-22, 11:07 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,156
Posted By DMC707

I remember my race bike (A PAramount PDG ) had a...

I remember my race bike (A PAramount PDG ) had a 12-24 rear , 105 short cage derailleuer , and indexed fine with Gripshift. None of the climbs were big enough to justify a bigger cassette in my area...
01-14-22, 10:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 324
Posted By CharlesDennison

Looking for ideas on repurposing weight bench into Bike repair stand and/or trainer

As the title says, I'm looking for ideas on how to repurposing/upcycle an old bench press stand into a bike repair stand and/or trainer. I have multiple weight benches but I refuse to throw anything...
Forum: Foo
01-14-22, 10:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 236
Posted By Dylansbob

Any Alternative/Eastern Medicine people here?

It's changed my life. I feel the best I've felt in nearly a decade

Here's a long-ish story that brings me here,

I had a bad crash in '12. Blackout drunk coming home from a party, I ran...
01-13-22, 01:14 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,156
Posted By Erzulis Boat

Correct. I had the XT setup, and the box it came...

Correct. I had the XT setup, and the box it came in specified "Medium". You had a very narrow window to get the wrap/capacity right, and I recall seeing what happened with too much/little chain for...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-13-22, 12:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 676
Posted By geckocycles

Just use a 13/32" bit and be careful not to...

Just use a 13/32" bit and be careful not to counteresink it too much. Best to set a stop on your press. THe slight taper on the bottom of the counterbore is no big deal.
Forum: Foo
01-12-22, 08:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 546
Posted By Hondo Gravel

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LeUfm7XRV4k

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LeUfm7XRV4k
Forum: Foo
01-12-22, 06:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 259
Posted By zandoval

Old Vitamix story... Here in Central Texas...

Old Vitamix story...

Here in Central Texas we have Chile Piquines growing all over. Being of long standing TexMex decent we gathered a quart jar full of pequins and poured them into the Vitamix to...
01-12-22, 04:27 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,156
Posted By Andy_K

Why choose between a short cage and ample chain...

Why choose between a short cage and ample chain wrap?

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49944235491_9d1f661288_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2j6pgbt)
01-12-22, 04:24 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,156
Posted By Andy_K

I've put together a couple of bike with...

I've put together a couple of bike with semi-narrow range triples (49-42-32) and Campy NR/SR rear derailleurs (one with each). The chain wrap on a NR rear derailleur being what it is, I had to choose...
01-12-22, 03:43 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,156
Posted By squirtdad

FWIW when pushing capacity I have found that...

FWIW when pushing capacity I have found that using small/small chain sizing gives the max possible chain length / flexibility

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QuhHn7HaZcQ
01-12-22, 03:22 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,156
Posted By qcpmsame

No go here, gives me a notice I am not...

No go here, gives me a notice I am not private(?).

No link in #2 either.

Bill
Forum: Foo
01-12-22, 02:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 317
Posted By Zinger

I used the JB Weld on the ABS Plastic L joint in...

I used the JB Weld on the ABS Plastic L joint in my drainpipe that I sank a jackhammer through the top of. I just put a flat piece on top and glued the heck out of it. Tested it for a week then...
01-12-22, 01:26 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,156
Posted By coolkat

Someone posted a NOS Rocky Mountain Blizzard a...

Someone posted a NOS Rocky Mountain Blizzard a few years ago that had this warning on the short cage XT derailleur. These had a triple up front, of course...
01-12-22, 11:20 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,156
Posted By RobertUI

I worked as a mechanic at a Bridgestone dealer in...

I worked as a mechanic at a Bridgestone dealer in 1991 and I seem to recall a LOT of confusion when discussing this with customers. I then recall that many other folks wanted to switch over to the...
01-12-22, 06:33 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,156
Posted By AeroGut

In the early days of Bridgestone MTBs, their...

In the early days of Bridgestone MTBs, their higher end models were specced with short or medium cage derailleurs and triple cranks. But it was considered unusual enough that they included this note...
01-12-22, 12:34 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,156
Posted By Darth Lefty

Ross might just be that good

Ross might just be that good
01-11-22, 07:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 687
Posted By sweeks

Do I *really* have to explain this? ;)

Do I *really* have to explain this? ;)
Forum: Foo
01-11-22, 10:05 AM
Replies: 18,325
Views: 1,012,487
Posted By ahsposo

You can tell if he's been thinking because he'll...

You can tell if he's been thinking because he'll word his slurs.
01-09-22, 08:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 646
Posted By bulgie

It's worth mentioning the risk though. Sometimes...

It's worth mentioning the risk though. Sometimes the die will make nice-looking threads all the way down, but then when retracting, it rips the threads out by the root.

I have seen this happen...
Forum: Foo
01-09-22, 06:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 317
Posted By Chuck M

At that point it would still be possible, but not...

At that point it would still be possible, but not likely worth the effort. The solvents in the primer and the glue are the same and that is what does the solvent welding. We have had mixers break...
01-09-22, 05:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 646
Posted By scarlson

I've done it. You don't need the park tool. All...

I've done it. You don't need the park tool. All you need is a cheap 1" x 24tpi die. I got mine on evilbay, I think it was $13 for the die and another $15 for a die stock (die handle). There was no...
Forum: Foo
01-09-22, 05:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 317
Posted By Chuck M

If you have primer, a little bit can be added to...

If you have primer, a little bit can be added to an old can of glue to revive it. PVC glue and primer are basically the same thing but the glue has PVC resin and a few other things in it. The...
Forum: Foo
01-08-22, 10:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 577
Posted By SalsaShark

Name's Neil - Neil Peart. And they're spelled...

Name's Neil - Neil Peart. And they're spelled cymbals!
Forum: Foo
01-08-22, 06:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 577
Posted By ThermionicScott

It's reasonably quiet until the end... ;)

It's reasonably quiet until the end... ;)
01-08-22, 11:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 157
Posted By Iride01

Shift it to the smallest cog whether this is the...

Shift it to the smallest cog whether this is the front or back shifter. Small being physical size, not small ratio. Then disconnect the cable from the DR pinch bolt and push on the cable. Preferably...
01-07-22, 01:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 576
Posted By ClydeClydeson

Leisesturm thook It was not my experience that...

Leisesturm thook It was not my experience that using the cable-pull-multiplier function introduced any friction - the function is virtually the same as if using it as a cable noodle, and the loop of...
Forum: Foo
01-07-22, 05:44 AM
Replies: 18,325
Views: 1,012,487
Posted By ahsposo

Goes by thook on the Neanderthal Forum.

Goes by thook on the Neanderthal Forum.
Forum: Foo
01-06-22, 06:14 PM
Replies: 18,325
Views: 1,012,487
Posted By ahsposo

Over on The Liar's Forum his handle is...

Over on The Liar's Forum his handle is Falsealarmer...
Forum: Foo
01-06-22, 05:33 PM
Replies: 18,325
Views: 1,012,487
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...his username over on Parler is...

.


...his username over on Parler is Omahasteaksbikes.
01-06-22, 10:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 252
Posted By dedhed

If there is any plastic, brake cleaner is not a...

If there is any plastic, brake cleaner is not a good option as it will melt certain plastics. May also remove any silk screened logos. MIneral spirits is a better option.
01-06-22, 09:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 252
Posted By sch

Brake cleaner is basically more volatile...

Brake cleaner is basically more volatile gasoline, consisting of C6/C7 alkanes where gasoline is C7/C8 alkanes so it works
well as a degreaser but should NOT be used indoors or near any ignition...
01-06-22, 08:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 252
Posted By bboy314

Torque measurement isnít really useful for this,...

Torque measurement isnít really useful for this, itís similar to a cup and come bearing adjustment in that you want to find the sweet spot with clean movement and no play/wiggle.
01-05-22, 02:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,317
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Get rid of those and you'll be all good!

Get rid of those and you'll be all good!
01-05-22, 02:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 252
Posted By Dave Mayer

I've pulled apart and successfully reassembled...

I've pulled apart and successfully reassembled many dual-pivot brakes. This isn't something you'd do on a cheap set of calipers, but if it revives something labelled: 'Record' or 'Dura-Ace', then it...
01-05-22, 01:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,317
Posted By gugie

shamelessly copied from Spaghetti Legs ...

shamelessly copied from Spaghetti Legs

https://youtu.be/ZZdUO3fizDg
01-05-22, 01:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 252
Posted By dedhed

https://si.shimano.com/pdfs/ev/EV-BR-6500-1681A.pd...

https://si.shimano.com/pdfs/ev/EV-BR-6500-1681A.pdf

https://youtu.be/_ctDGe9XXf0

https://youtu.be/HgE-3tf6NYM​​​​​
Forum: Foo
01-05-22, 09:13 AM
Replies: 18,325
Views: 1,012,487
Posted By dynodonn

Every so often, he cries out in his sleep at...

Every so often, he cries out in his sleep at night, " I could have been a contender!" This all began when his life long aspiration as a Super Bowl Champion ring wearer being quickly dashed after...
01-04-22, 10:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 252
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

IIRC these grub screws use a 2mm hex key. But I...

IIRC these grub screws use a 2mm hex key. But I could be off by .5mm. They help hold the bolt they press against in place, rotationally. Basically a preload locking device. There are quite a few dual...
01-03-22, 02:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,081
Posted By gugie

Damn, Neal got a breakdown travel bike, so I had...

Damn, Neal got a breakdown travel bike, so I had to get a breakdown travel bike.

Now I need a chrome bike.

It's hard keeping up with the Lerners.

And I'm still miffed that Andy Antipas...
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