Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
Search: Posts Made By: old's'cool
Showing results 1 to 34 of 34
Search took 0.02 seconds.
07-29-21, 06:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 734
Posted By old's'cool

It's been said before: spending money on a bike...

It's been said before: spending money on a bike to go faster pales in comparison to strengthening the engine, up until you are close or really into the professional competitive level.
Put another...
06-16-21, 04:58 PM
05-18-21, 05:48 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 48,752
Posted By old's'cool

Now that's cool! I hope the twins are in good...

Now that's cool!
I hope the twins are in good standing with each other. Their DNA is not even consecutive, it's identical (assuming identical twins).
04-25-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,734
Posted By old's'cool

Sorry, the only accurate details in your post are...

Sorry, the only accurate details in your post are yes, Aluminium is how the British and other nationalities refer to what is called Aluminum in the US, and yes, there is a thing called work...
03-24-21, 07:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 530
Posted By old's'cool

I have a half step plus granny formula I've been...

I have a half step plus granny formula I've been using for the past several years, but due to the growing scarcity of vintage freewheels and sprockets, if I shared it, I would have to kill you.;)
03-22-21, 08:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 598
Posted By old's'cool

I suggest you wear a helmet.

I suggest you wear a helmet.
03-07-21, 07:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,423
Posted By old's'cool

Most likely what is bonding the cable to the...

Most likely what is bonding the cable to the shifter is a combination of iron oxide and aluminum oxide. You need a solvent that dissolves one or both of these without attacking the parent aluminum.
11-09-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,191
Posted By old's'cool

welcome to the party

welcome to the party
09-13-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,004
Posted By old's'cool

...Which is Peter Sellers :innocent:

...Which is Peter Sellers :innocent:
09-03-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 397
Posted By old's'cool

Well, when you put an electrolyte in contact with...

Well, when you put an electrolyte in contact with two dissimilar metals, one will eat the other. Adding an external EMF source will probably accelerate the process.
08-31-20, 07:28 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,829
Posted By old's'cool

A premise has been made, that the tubes of a...

A premise has been made, that the tubes of a frame triangle provide compliance by bowing, i.e. pre-buckling, which I question. A mathematical analysis would show how much bowing would be needed to...
08-17-20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 804
Posted By old's'cool

A machine shop in addition to cycle works,...

A machine shop in addition to cycle works, offering automatically produced turnings according to pattern or drawing, up to 48mm diameter.
07-25-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,804
Posted By old's'cool

The beauty of a bicycle is its simplicity and...

The beauty of a bicycle is its simplicity and robustness. When unnecessary complications are introduced, the simplicity and robustness are sacrificed.
07-13-20, 06:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,702
Posted By old's'cool

Now isn't that a self fulfilling prophecy?!!...

Now isn't that a self fulfilling prophecy?!! :innocent:
I love the euphemism for [insert your own description here] :lol:
Not to diss anyone actually disabled who has no alternative to motorized...
07-09-20, 05:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 808
Posted By old's'cool

Yeah, launching a bag of groceries onto the...

Yeah, launching a bag of groceries onto the pavement :notamused::lol:
07-01-20, 05:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,845
Posted By old's'cool

Gotta love those positive feedback braking...

Gotta love those positive feedback braking setups... especially when the rider's centre of gravity is high :eek: :lol:
06-26-20, 05:37 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,789
Posted By old's'cool

FIxie Hipster Ninja throwing stars

FIxie Hipster Ninja throwing stars
06-09-20, 06:51 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,892
Posted By old's'cool

That kinda fits the business model of designing...

That kinda fits the business model of designing the product to survive just past the warranty period.
04-07-20, 06:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,426
Posted By old's'cool

Hookes law

Hookes law
02-25-20, 05:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 669
Posted By old's'cool

Don't worry, you'll get old soon enough.

Don't worry, you'll get old soon enough.
01-29-20, 09:18 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,169
Posted By old's'cool

Welcome everyone, to this year's moron challenge...

Welcome everyone, to this year's moron challenge :rolleyes:
01-06-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,166
Posted By old's'cool

This should be pretty close. ...

This should be pretty close.
https://www.homedepot.com/p/M-D-Building-Products-6-in-x-18-in-28-Gauge-Galvanized-Sheet-56072/205058572

I would disregard the thickness specified on the website. 28...
10-28-19, 05:03 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 41,611
Posted By old's'cool

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/960x680/960x0_2f2dd04b87e914ffc1d52d32d023bc60029491ae.jpg

I assume at least some of you recognize these characters
10-16-19, 07:09 PM
Replies: 1,205
Views: 258,950
Posted By old's'cool

Missing a nut?

Missing a nut?
08-01-19, 05:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,086
Posted By old's'cool

I'll tell you what doesn't look right on a sleek...

I'll tell you what doesn't look right on a sleek racing bike... BRIFTERS!! :lol::troll:
07-26-19, 04:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,955
Posted By old's'cool

If I were going to go to the effort, I wouldn/t...

If I were going to go to the effort, I wouldn/t bother with WD40, I/d use something that/s going to stay around. Sorry for the slash instead of apostrophe. My compûter is possessed today.
07-09-19, 10:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,674
Posted By old's'cool

I think "DORCY" has a spelling error

I think "DORCY" has a spelling error
07-08-19, 04:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 976
Posted By old's'cool

Aluminum + stress riser + vibration + time = crack

Aluminum + stress riser + vibration + time = crack
05-30-19, 08:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 764
Posted By old's'cool

Holy sell-out Batman!

Holy sell-out Batman!
Forum: Commuting
10-21-18, 06:50 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 19,028
Posted By old's'cool

A commuting bike, silly.

A commuting bike, silly.
07-06-16, 05:46 PM
Replies: 1,205
Views: 258,950
Posted By old's'cool

Now ain't that a down-to-earth celebrity photo!...

Now ain't that a down-to-earth celebrity photo! :love:
05-12-14, 05:25 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,463
Posted By old's'cool

Unlike some posters in this thread, a 6-8%...

Unlike some posters in this thread, a 6-8% half-step in the cruising range is ideal for me. Not saying it should suit everyone though. :)
05-03-12, 06:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,068
Posted By old's'cool

Cool maybe, but the inner set of holes is not in...

Cool maybe, but the inner set of holes is not in a great place from a stress concentration point of view. Give some thought as to why the sleeve is there in the first place. I'm not saying it's...
07-10-10, 10:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,450
Posted By old's'cool

:thumb:Very nice, classic touring bike!

:thumb:Very nice, classic touring bike!
Showing results 1 to 34 of 34


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.