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07-10-19, 01:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,292
Posted By fietsbob

Cool As suggested in # 3; you can easily keep up, on a...

As suggested in # 3; you can easily keep up, on a tandem.. ..
07-09-19, 02:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,968
Posted By fietsbob

In the 70's they were only 1 color ...

In the 70's they were only 1 color ...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-19, 04:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,102
Posted By fietsbob

Ala Johan Museeuw...

Ala Johan Museeuw (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johan_Museeuw) ,, tempo climb in the big ring and leave your rivals behind.
07-08-19, 12:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,698
Posted By fietsbob

Only bike service Walmart offers is refunding...

Only bike service Walmart offers is refunding your money..
07-07-19, 01:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 879
Posted By fietsbob

always with the efficiency question .. it online...

always with the efficiency question .. it online somewhere look for it..

Science types with lab access, did a graph .. made of studying that , for each of the 14 gears in a Rohloff hub..
Double...
07-07-19, 01:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 635
Posted By fietsbob

a girl stepped on the foot of an employee's...

a girl stepped on the foot of an employee's sleeping dog , in the bike shop,

she got a tiny wound under her chin from the dog jumping up in reaction to having the foot stepped on.

so they...
Forum: Commuting
07-07-19, 01:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,847
Posted By fietsbob

Only issue I had with Continental Travel...

Only issue I had with Continental Travel Contacts , was I got quite bored

with all the 'experts' pointing out my once knobby tire was worn smooth in the center/...


:foo:



/...
07-07-19, 10:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,511
Posted By fietsbob

Cool using the bike shop's saw guide results in a nice...

using the bike shop's saw guide results in a nice square, clean cut ..

Ergon's Grip-bar end combinations are nicely integrated...



I got some old bullmoose bars they got an inch per side cut...
07-06-19, 10:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 973
Posted By fietsbob

Pushing chain pins back in chains is old 20th ...

Pushing chain pins back in chains is old 20th century stuff now relegated to single speed bikes..

join 2 inner links with a quick link .. if you bought a new derailleur chain, they come...
07-06-19, 08:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 868
Posted By fietsbob

boom.. !

Only other thing might be a casing failure, it tears, (or ignored un adjusted brake shoe wears a hole in it)

.. and tube pokes out.
Forum: Foo
07-05-19, 01:43 PM
Replies: 10,555
Views: 2,181,405
Posted By fietsbob

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07-05-19, 10:41 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 15,071
Posted By fietsbob

Riverftont MUP and Trolley...

Riverftont MUP and Trolley (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Astoria_Riverfront_Trolley), Astoria, is interrupted temporarily, as some of the piling under the tracks over the water,

at 3 street...
07-05-19, 09:00 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,895
Posted By fietsbob

Fully self contained, tour ready, my 4 pannier...

Fully self contained, tour ready, my 4 pannier touring bike rides like a Cadillac ..
07-04-19, 04:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,770
Posted By fietsbob

I've heard Bosch mid drive motors are in high...

I've heard Bosch mid drive motors are in high demand, they are challenged to keep up.
Forum: Foo
07-04-19, 03:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,724
Posted By fietsbob

10 c a can deposit takes care of them .. ...

10 c a can deposit takes care of them .. street people even get up early to check the rubbish bins.
Forum: Foo
07-04-19, 03:05 PM
Replies: 10,555
Views: 2,181,405
Posted By fietsbob

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07-04-19, 02:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,335
Posted By fietsbob

Terminology 'goggles' does not bring to mind...

Terminology 'goggles' does not bring to mind wrap around sports glasses , for me..
07-04-19, 01:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 850
Posted By fietsbob

Often the base metal was only polished where...

Often the base metal was only polished where it was to be exposed ,

and left rough, sand blasted, where it was to be painted over..





...
Forum: Foo
07-04-19, 11:37 AM
07-03-19, 09:20 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,404
Posted By fietsbob

C 15 will be nice.. Riding it in your wet ...

C 15 will be nice.. Riding it in your wet swimming shorts for the bike part of the triathlon wont damage it ..
07-03-19, 12:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,004
Posted By fietsbob

Or the X-ray ...

Or the X-ray ...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-03-19, 11:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,961
Posted By fietsbob

The picture in 15 has me suggesting a dent be...

The picture in 15 has me suggesting a dent be pressed in the back of the seat tube* for a bit more tire clearance.


So a foreign object does not jam in there, a tiny gap, and stop the wheel.

...
07-02-19, 12:45 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 18,889
Posted By fietsbob

Raleigh USA, like Bianchi USA , contract out...

Raleigh USA, like Bianchi USA , contract out their bike manufacturing, Pac Rim ..
Component suppliers are already over there , so its more cost efficient..

and do the Import warehouse...
07-02-19, 12:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,658
Posted By fietsbob

2 speed coaster brake hubs...

2 speed coaster brake hubs (http://www.sturmey-archer.com/en/products/detail/s2c-silver) have a starting off and a cruising gear still no levers or cables

a light back pedal changes gears, a...
07-01-19, 09:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 843
Posted By fietsbob

If you had a friction shift lever you just move...

If you had a friction shift lever you just move the lever to stop the scraping by fine tuning the cage position.
06-30-19, 11:51 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,824
Posted By fietsbob

For those who never sewed..

It is a sewing needle threading aid.
06-29-19, 08:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,886
Posted By fietsbob

Breaking up with a girlfriend .. 31 years ago..

Breaking up with a girlfriend .. 31 years ago..
06-29-19, 07:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,627
Posted By fietsbob

QR lever has to be really tight* and the axle rnd...

QR lever has to be really tight* and the axle rnd has to bite into the metal ..

* internal cam type can exert more force ..

as you close the lever, the resistant force, it should leave a mark...
06-29-19, 07:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,888
Posted By fietsbob

The German engineers & B&M designed the...

The German engineers & B&M designed the reflector optics with a cut off , at the top of the beam..

... but of course most are just like a flashlight.. a parabolic reflector with the bulb/...
Forum: Foo
06-28-19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 7,875
Views: 1,394,970
Posted By fietsbob

Hudson Hornet ruled the Daytona Beach course, ...

Hudson Hornet ruled the Daytona Beach course, in the early 50's

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/64/Hudson_Coupe.jpg
06-27-19, 12:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,065
Posted By fietsbob

Cool Shorter, rising angle, stem , maybe higher bars,...

Shorter, rising angle, stem , maybe higher bars, butt further back, with more setback ..

will shift your bodies , center of mass back & off your hands..
06-27-19, 09:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 993
Posted By fietsbob

until you land the plane.. NB: 3M also...

until you land the plane..


NB: 3M also makes an adhesive solvent..
06-27-19, 08:36 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,619
Posted By fietsbob

Amazon helps you even less..

Amazon helps you even less..
06-27-19, 07:26 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,487
Posted By fietsbob

may I suggest you lean towards a model with a...

may I suggest you lean towards a model with a mount for a kickstand , mount for short chainstay sport/race style bikes

would be by the rear Left, some now bolt directly on with 2 bolts Trek -...
06-26-19, 08:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,357
Posted By fietsbob

See Shermer's neck...

See Shermer's neck (https://www.welovecycling.com/wide/2017/08/10/creepiest-cycling-condition-shermers-neck/) syndrome Mike Shermer, (now publisher of Skeptics (https://www.skeptic.com/) society...
Forum: Touring
06-25-19, 11:27 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,067
Posted By fietsbob

For my 50th year , I had a down filled air...

For my 50th year , I had a down filled air mattress under me , camping .. on that tour..
06-25-19, 11:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,844
Posted By fietsbob

with no round tubes , you would have a repair...

with no round tubes , you would have a repair service stand like this (https://www.parktool.com/product/team-issue-repair-stand-prs-22-2?category=Portable) ..
...
Forum: Recumbent
06-25-19, 08:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,901
Posted By fietsbob

Rear only, for the gearing , 20" for the 2...

Rear only, for the gearing , 20" for the 2 front wheels.. typical tadpole layout .. ?
06-24-19, 12:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 894
Posted By fietsbob

I buy Tacx pulleys they're nylon.. and quieter I...

I buy Tacx pulleys they're nylon.. and quieter I have them on
chain tensioners.. & friction shifted derailleurs

BITD pulleys were just round , because chain side plates were bigger than chain...
Forum: Foo
06-23-19, 12:53 PM
Replies: 10,555
Views: 2,181,405
Posted By fietsbob

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Forum: Folding Bikes
06-22-19, 10:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 11,051
Posted By fietsbob

nice selective expenditure.. she have title to...

nice selective expenditure.. she have title to the House ?
Forum: Recumbent
06-22-19, 10:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,356
Posted By fietsbob

recumbent touring?

Only issue .. shipping it ahead? .. hiring an LBS rebuild? send as much helpful information for the mechanic,
doing the work as possible to help them out..

may be the only one ever seen so far .....
06-22-19, 02:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,381
Posted By fietsbob

In the shop you just call a colleague over, and...

In the shop you just call a colleague over, and turn the rim with 4 hands..
06-22-19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 440
Posted By fietsbob

Magura is a bit thicker than Avid discs ...

Magura is a bit thicker than Avid discs [Managed to find 4 bolt Avid 160]




...
Forum: Foo
06-22-19, 01:10 PM
Replies: 7,875
Views: 1,394,970
Posted By fietsbob

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Forum: Foo
06-22-19, 10:01 AM
Replies: 10,555
Views: 2,181,405
Posted By fietsbob

artists using dirty vehicles as their canvas .. ...

artists using dirty vehicles as their canvas .. https://mymodernmet.com/dirty-car-art-nikita-golubev/?fbclid=IwAR3NzuYF0ze-J1tcRaR414A9toNCnT_MWT85W6u6MoDCRHlMDTn06vuvtfg
...
06-22-19, 09:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 440
Posted By fietsbob

That's it .. just get same diameters, or change...

That's it .. just get same diameters, or change the adapters to change the diameters.

Have a desire for 180/160 2 of the same ISO tabs to post mount adapters.

160-160 ? need 2...
Forum: Foo
06-21-19, 01:51 PM
Replies: 10,555
Views: 2,181,405
Posted By fietsbob

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06-21-19, 12:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,381
Posted By fietsbob

I borrowed a big adjustable wrench 12 " + on...

I borrowed a big adjustable wrench 12 " + on my bicycle tour when I had to replace a spoke..
06-21-19, 12:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,741
Posted By fietsbob

French and Italian use a right hand thread for...

French and Italian use a right hand thread for both sides,, allowing that to happen without so much damage

a loose ball BB [British thread RH cup LH thread] , you could just have the axle...
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