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Forum: Introductions
09-13-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 130
Posted By Homebrew01

Welcome to Bike Forums ! Check out all the...

Welcome to Bike Forums !
Check out all the subforums.
09-02-20, 06:26 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,476
Posted By Homebrew01

Moved from "General" AND Several...

Moved from "General"

AND

Several Off-Topic bickering type posts have been removed.
08-29-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 9,208
Posted By Homebrew01

Closed. Not much "General Cycling" content...

Closed. Not much "General Cycling" content recently.
08-21-20, 09:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By Homebrew01

Some Chainring and cassette teeth often look more...

Some Chainring and cassette teeth often look more worn than others, but are intentionally cut differently to aid in shifting. The smaller teeth help the chain grab during a shift.
Forum: Introductions
08-19-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 153
Posted By Homebrew01

Welcome. You might find the Classic & Vintage...

Welcome. You might find the Classic & Vintage forum of interest.
Forum: Introductions
08-17-20, 08:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 413
Posted By Homebrew01

Welcome ! Snappy looking bikes.

Welcome ! Snappy looking bikes.
08-16-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 447
Posted By Homebrew01

Use a Quick-Link of some kind. Messing with pins...

Use a Quick-Link of some kind. Messing with pins is obsolete.
Forum: Introductions
08-16-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 332
Posted By Homebrew01

I don't understand this part of your post: ...

I don't understand this part of your post: "...too many bikes..."
08-09-20, 06:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 894
Posted By Homebrew01

Indexing has nothing to do with pedaling...

Indexing has nothing to do with pedaling backwards. The problem is "cross chaining". There is nothing to guide the chain when pedalling backwards. The chain is stressed sideways, and is pulled...
08-09-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,236
Posted By Homebrew01

Saddles are like shoes. Comfortable for 1 person,...

Saddles are like shoes. Comfortable for 1 person, horrible for another.
Perhaps a local shop will let you try a few, and then buy the "winner" ?

Also, slight adjustments by angling it up or down...
08-09-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,102
Posted By Homebrew01

I generally shift 1 at a time, harder or easier...

I generally shift 1 at a time, harder or easier as terrain changes.
The front chainrings are like "High" and "Low" range.
Lots of short hills near me, so I am in the small chainring most of the...
08-08-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,284
Posted By Homebrew01

Good reminder in general. You never know when it...

Good reminder in general. You never know when it can lead to something useful or helpful.
08-06-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 600
Posted By Homebrew01

It is against the rules. You can post in...

It is against the rules.
You can post in "Introduction", and welcome others. And perhaps there are other threads of interest.

The 10 post requirement has been very effective at discouraging...
08-01-20, 07:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 651
Posted By Homebrew01

I doubt the threads are stripped. It can be...

I doubt the threads are stripped. It can be awkward to get the spoke far enough inside the nipple, and turn the nipple at the same time, without having the nipple creep inside the rim. It's easier if...
07-26-20, 09:02 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,109
Posted By Homebrew01

Ahem.....We have clearly determined that the...

Ahem.....We have clearly determined that the crazy people only have 1 or 2 bikes.
07-26-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,109
Posted By Homebrew01

Yup. It would free up some space though. And I...

Yup. It would free up some space though. And I have 3 or 4 frames kicking around too
07-12-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 9,494
Posted By Homebrew01

Can't get much worse than that !!

Can't get much worse than that !!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 613
Posted By Homebrew01

Try to "soft pedal" as you shift to the smaller...

Try to "soft pedal" as you shift to the smaller front chainring. This makes the chain less taut, so easier for the derailleur to move it.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 09:50 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,868
Posted By Homebrew01

"Deciding" to black-out and hit a tree, breaking...

"Deciding" to black-out and hit a tree, breaking 9 ribs.
Would not recommend.
07-05-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 12,767
Posted By Homebrew01

MOD Note To ALL: Time to drop the "Personal"...

MOD Note To ALL: Time to drop the "Personal" stuff.
07-05-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 12,767
Posted By Homebrew01

Clipless have benefits for those who make use of...

Clipless have benefits for those who make use of their benefits.
They don't have benefits for those who don't make use of their benefits.
07-05-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,475
Posted By Homebrew01

Bike is a "Meh" to me.

Bike is a "Meh" to me.
07-05-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,270
Posted By Homebrew01

Top Track sprinter's legs are bigger than his....

Top Track sprinter's legs are bigger than his. Arnold's legs look like a typical crit rider.
07-03-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 587
Posted By Homebrew01

Those dents don't look life threatening.

Those dents don't look life threatening.
06-29-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,890
Posted By Homebrew01

Those wiggly bars are hideous too.

Those wiggly bars are hideous too.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,367
Posted By Homebrew01

I think it's a bit high.

I think it's a bit high.
Replies: 11
Views: 751
Posted By Homebrew01

Bike shortage ? I have too many.

Bike shortage ? I have too many.
06-17-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 629
Posted By Homebrew01

Welcome to Bike Forums :D

Welcome to Bike Forums :D
06-07-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,097
Posted By Homebrew01

Many spoke uses. Pulling gunk out of sink &...

Many spoke uses.
Pulling gunk out of sink & bathtub drains.
Helping to get a drawstring through sweatpants waistband.
Dog invisible fence flags, with plastic shopping bags cut into squares.
And...
06-06-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,400
Posted By Homebrew01

Politics not allowed outside the P & R forum. ...

Politics not allowed outside the P & R forum.
Closed.
06-05-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,445
Posted By Homebrew01

In the very few instances I have taken to the...

In the very few instances I have taken to the sidewalk while wearing cleats, I unclip 1 foot, and use the "scooter method" of pushing with my toe, at walking speed. Much better control at slow speed,...
06-04-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,457
Posted By Homebrew01

Not if it's closed.

Not if it's closed.
Forum: Foo
06-04-20, 08:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 678
Posted By Homebrew01

If you go deaf, and need to learn ASL, let us...

If you go deaf, and need to learn ASL, let us know if your opinion changes.
06-04-20, 08:22 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,405
Posted By Homebrew01

Feel free to logout. I propose moderators get a...

Feel free to logout. I propose moderators get a 50% pay cut...oh...wait...nevermind.
05-25-20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,097
Posted By Homebrew01

Non-Bike Use for Bike Parts...Waddya Got ?

How about a presta tubed wheelbarrow. The tire was flat, so I had a presta 26" mtn bike tube, inserted it in a "figure 8", and pumped it up. The tire's lumpy from uneven tube distribution, but good...
05-23-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,826
Posted By Homebrew01

Someone on Ebay's selling empty Sierra Nevada...

Someone on Ebay's selling empty Sierra Nevada beer cans for more than I can buy the cans WITH beer.
05-17-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,834
Posted By Homebrew01

Placebo is a powerful thing.

Placebo is a powerful thing.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 10,912
Posted By Homebrew01

How to they express their elitism ?

How to they express their elitism ?
05-17-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,834
Posted By Homebrew01

On a bike stand is the only place you'll notice...

On a bike stand is the only place you'll notice it,
05-16-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 498
Posted By Homebrew01

Get some sort of chain lube and apply it every...

Get some sort of chain lube and apply it every now & then.
I usually use a spray, pointed at the rear cogs, while pedaling backwards with the other hand.
Wipe off the extra with a rag, while...
05-16-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,834
Posted By Homebrew01

All it will accomplish is making your wheels...

All it will accomplish is making your wheels heavier. No functional improvement.

It is important in vehicles with suspension, because an out of balance wheel can bounce up & down, compromising...
05-08-20, 09:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 617
Posted By Homebrew01

I doubt you'll get more than 20 years from that.

I doubt you'll get more than 20 years from that.
05-08-20, 08:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 432
Posted By Homebrew01

J. B. Weld :D

J. B. Weld
:D
05-04-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,764
Posted By Homebrew01

There's a 10 post minimum to be able to post...

There's a 10 post minimum to be able to post pictures. It can be inconvenient, but has been very effective at blocking spammers & scammers that would flood bike forums with junk.
04-26-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 3,385
Posted By Homebrew01

So, I should not put Lysol in a nebulizer if I...

So, I should not put Lysol in a nebulizer if I get Covid-19 ?
04-24-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,145
Posted By Homebrew01

It doesn't work that way. You may use the ignore...

It doesn't work that way. You may use the ignore feature. If you feel other posts violate posting rules, please use the "Report" button.
04-24-20, 01:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,145
Posted By Homebrew01

Yes, A specific moderator might be on vacation,...

Yes, A specific moderator might be on vacation, busy, or otherwise not available for a period of time.
Using the "Report" button allows the Mod team to look at all issues needing attention.
04-11-20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 273
Posted By Homebrew01

Add pictures of tubing stickers, Bottom Bracket...

Add pictures of tubing stickers, Bottom Bracket shell & seat stay, top-tube area.

"... I cannot find the exact bike,..."

It was common to buy a frame, then build it up with parts to suit the...
03-14-20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,092
Posted By Homebrew01

Only 3 ?!?! How about I "give" 3 to my wife,...

Only 3 ?!?!
How about I "give" 3 to my wife, and I also have 3 ?
03-14-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 347
Posted By Homebrew01

I have a saddle that's been cracked for years....

I have a saddle that's been cracked for years. Rides a bit softer than before.
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