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07-26-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 281
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

It's been common knowledge for a few decades that...

It's been common knowledge for a few decades that both fresh pads and Kool Stop's in particular improve braking performance. Andy
Forum: Commuting
07-18-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 317
Posted By scarlson

PSA about Shimano dynamo cones interchangeability

Just posting this for posterity, in case anyone else has this problem in the future and wants to search for answers.

I recently had a problem with my Shimano DH-3N30 hub, which I had gotten for...
06-20-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,169
Posted By rccardr

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06-20-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,169
Posted By rccardr

Just Gonna Drop This Out Here...Richard Sachs Content

After many years of looking, finally found an early production Richard Sachs frame in my size. Long story about obtaining it, but finalized in a middle of the night meeting in a hotel lobby. ...
04-26-20, 07:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 805
Posted By HillRider

Self-extracting crank bolts far proceeded...

Self-extracting crank bolts far proceeded Octalink cranks and were provided on several square taper cranks and sold as an aftermarket part. Also, only Ultegra and Dura Ace Octalink cranks had...
Forum: Commuting
02-21-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 480
Views: 18,826
Posted By wphamilton

It was my first bike commute to my new job - it's...

It was my first bike commute to my new job - it's been flooding here so I wanted to drive until I got a full access badge to sneak in and change if necessary. Otherwise an executive had to come...
Forum: Commuting
02-20-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 480
Views: 18,826
Posted By HardyWeinberg

24F, dry, nice ...

24F, dry, nice


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02-08-20, 11:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By TallRider

Immediately after reading your post, it was clear...

Immediately after reading your post, it was clear this would work well. And it did. I'm kind of embarrassed to not have thought of this. Thank you.
02-08-20, 09:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

I've got a bike with brazed-on centerpulls.You...

I've got a bike with brazed-on centerpulls.You want to push it around the knob on the caliper.

A small open ended combination wrench should do the trick.Catch the bottom of the spring in the jaws...
Forum: Commuting
01-29-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 480
Views: 18,826
Posted By noglider

Hi folks! My semester at college started this...

Hi folks! My semester at college started this week, so I'm commuting again. I'm trying new routes. I was taking a 5.7-mile route which included the Greenway, one of NYC's best bike routes. Instead,...
Forum: Commuting
01-27-20, 03:37 PM
Replies: 480
Views: 18,826
Posted By wphamilton

Looks like I'm commuting again, in an odd twist...

Looks like I'm commuting again, in an odd twist to the same place! Unless there's snafu in the paperwork and red tape I'll be a consultant for the parent company of the one I just left!

Only...
Forum: Touring
01-26-20, 01:56 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 11,098
Posted By Happy Feet

I don't think the definitions matter because it's...

I don't think the definitions matter because it's not a competition but I tend to think of bike packing as something similar to hiking, on more remote or rugged trails and such, not whether one uses...
01-04-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 244
Posted By DaveSSS

Just buy a 12-32 centaur cassette.

Just buy a 12-32 centaur cassette.
Forum: Commuting
01-02-20, 01:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 773
Posted By alan s

Assess yourself for 2020!

How are things looking for the year ahead? What did you learn last year that you can apply for this year? I found that slowing down a bit and varying the route makes for an enjoyable commute.
12-28-19, 03:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 541
Posted By hhk25

I removed the valve core and voila, the tire...

I removed the valve core and voila, the tire seated in nicely. Thanks well biked.
Forum: Commuting
12-16-19, 08:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,366
Posted By blackieoneshot

Commuting on a bike gives me a primal connection...

Commuting on a bike gives me a primal connection to the changing of the seasons. It's an unexpected, but treasured, benefit of traveling by bicycle.
Forum: Commuting
12-15-19, 06:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,130
Posted By BobbyG

...if only I could!

...if only I could!
Forum: Commuting
12-11-19, 05:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,530
Posted By redlude97

Another option would be the new E500 replacement...

Another option would be the new E500 replacement for A530
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12-10-19, 02:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 890
Posted By dim

my setup on my Miyata 1000 .... (my...

my setup on my Miyata 1000 .... (my commuter/touring bike and audax bike)

Son 28 Dynamo Hub

Supernova E3 Triple front light (connected to the Son 28 Dynamo Hub)

Supernova E3 Tail light 2...
12-08-19, 07:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,880
Posted By dedhed

There is this 12/6/2019 blog post. ...

There is this 12/6/2019 blog post.
https://problemsolversbike.com/index.php/article/travel-agent-making-five-star-trips-possible-when-your-levers-dont-match-your-brakes
12-05-19, 12:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 719
Posted By noglider

This might be a good winter

My motivation to ride in the winter ebbs and flows, but yesterday and today, I felt really good on the bike. For what it's worth, I'm talking about commuting, not recreation/fitness rides. About...
Forum: Touring
12-01-19, 09:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,952
Posted By MAK

Attn MODS...Suggestion for a new forum

I think it's time for a new BIKEPACKING FORUM, either as a stand alone or a Touring sub-forum. The bikes are often different, the bags are different, the load carried is different due to bag...
Forum: Commuting
11-30-19, 02:02 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 10,323
Posted By dedhed

As someone who works in Public works in a med...

As someone who works in Public works in a med large city, Yeah, we're not coming out to adjust anything.
It's hard enough to keep up with things broken, much less things that aren't really broken,...
11-14-19, 09:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,072
Posted By unterhausen

Been a while since I set it up, but I am using a...

Been a while since I set it up, but I am using a supernova taillight with my Pure. And you can't use that taillight without going through a supernova headlight. The taillight is amazing. It's so...
11-13-19, 12:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,072
Posted By unterhausen

he posted a hi-res picture up thread. The...

he posted a hi-res picture up thread. The markings are non-existent or really faint on some parts. Hi-res is here: https://imgur.com/Sc1bdUM

Some of the circuitry is probably for the stand light....
Forum: Commuting
10-30-19, 09:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,814
Posted By suncruiser

This is actually right up the alley of what I'm...

This is actually right up the alley of what I'm looking for, thanks! I'm between that and the Panaracer Gravelking, both with gumwalls.
Forum: Commuting
10-11-19, 02:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,806
Posted By scaldin

Commuting rituals?

Anyone else have any little rituals you do to keep you in the present moment?
This past year I made a decision to appreciate my commute. After you've been doing it for awhile, you tend to gloss over...
10-03-19, 08:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,816
Posted By noglider

Product W (https://www.sheldonbrown.com/w.html)

Product W (https://www.sheldonbrown.com/w.html)
09-25-19, 11:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 464
Posted By jimc101

No, you are asking about combining hydraulic...

No, you are asking about combining hydraulic levers with mechanical calipers, they are a totally different system, with no compatibility

Dump the Avids (they were bad brakes back in 2008, and...
Forum: Commuting
09-24-19, 08:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,723
Posted By Steely Dan

For the first time in 12 years, I had a riding companion on this morning's commute

throughout my entire bike commuting career, i've always been a solo-rider.

not for any real particular reason, it's just the way it's always been.

then this morning, my wife asked if she could...
Forum: Commuting
09-22-19, 09:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,897
Posted By gugie

Did someone say bells? I typically just hang out...

Did someone say bells? I typically just hang out over in C&V, but now that you mention it...
...
09-16-19, 06:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,541
Posted By caloso

Try this: When you come to a stop, scoot forward...

Try this: When you come to a stop, scoot forward off the saddle and straddle the top tube. Like this:
...
09-03-19, 11:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,357
Posted By TiHabanero

OP here. Had to use the rear wheel this past...

OP here. Had to use the rear wheel this past weekend and am happy to report that the rise at the joint is not causing a problem. After the ride I pulled the tire off and "felt" along the bead seat...
09-02-19, 03:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 838
Posted By love2pedal.com

All is well. Bought a new $45 Veloce 10...

All is well.

Bought a new $45 Veloce 10 speed cassette
Took off the 4 high gear sprockets (exactly the same as the ones on my Record cassette. Visually the same. Same part numbers)
Removed the 4...
Forum: Commuting
08-23-19, 09:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,897
Posted By rgvg

Yes, you're quite right. I got it last year and I...

Yes, you're quite right. I got it last year and I think it had relatively low mileage, except it must have crashed at one point or other because the paint is scratched up like scattershot on the seat...
08-15-19, 05:46 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,422
Posted By cudak888

Saving three kids' lugged steel track bikes!

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Some of you already had a chance to see my thread where I visited...
08-11-19, 10:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 597
Posted By Repack Rider

First MountainBikes publicity photos 1979

In the fall of 1979 Gary Fisher and I decided we were going to build bikes on frames supplied by Tom Ritchey, under the company name "MountainBikes...
Replies: 21
Views: 1,045
Posted By Last ride 76

Limits...

There are limits to what any bike should have to put up with. Someone crossed that line a long time ago. For mercy's sake, buy the bike.It's a Colnago. Is it rideable? From the pictures, who knows....
Forum: Commuting
07-04-19, 03:19 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 13,329
Posted By Stadjer

I think you're completely right about that. It's...

I think you're completely right about that. It's so normal that hardly anyone pays attention to it, it's in a blind spot. 'We' have to be reminded regularly that it's not normal elsewhere. There's...
Forum: Commuting
06-30-19, 11:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,525
Posted By DiabloScott

That is a cool bike - would be on my list if I...

That is a cool bike - would be on my list if I needed a replacement.
I really like fixed gear though and that reduces my choices when I also want racks and fenders.
I got lucky with this Trek...
Forum: Commuting
06-29-19, 02:57 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 12,044
Posted By noglider

Folks, I hope I may say this as the originator of...

Folks, I hope I may say this as the originator of this thread. I think both of your points of view are valid even though they appear to conflict. Let's try not to be "right" above all else. Winning...
Forum: Commuting
06-06-19, 11:01 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 12,044
Posted By phile

i wonder where this person got his busiest...

i wonder where this person got his busiest bikepath in netherlands numbers, admittedly i did not watch the whole vid but for the minute i saw it didn't look like anything above your average bikepath...
Forum: Commuting
09-15-05, 10:36 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,800
Posted By AndrewP

panier is a french word for baskets thet are hung...

panier is a french word for baskets thet are hung on either side of a donkey for carrying provisions and is pronouced PAN-EE-EH. With 2 N's it is an english word (Pan-yur or Pan-EAR) for the same...
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