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05-13-20, 11:30 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 17,264
Posted By Booger1

I build cars for a living,haven't driven a car...

I build cars for a living,haven't driven a car for 30 years......on the street.
05-13-20, 10:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,090
Posted By Booger1

If you ride far enough,your hands will be killing...

If you ride far enough,your hands will be killing you and you'll forget all about yout butt......
Forum: Commuting
05-13-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 690
Posted By Booger1

If you ride in the rain,your going o get...

If you ride in the rain,your going o get wet......I just try and limit it tothe edges.....Keep the core dry.
Forum: Touring
02-26-19, 09:31 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 10,616
Posted By Booger1

I hear they taste like chicken...... I'd be...

I hear they taste like chicken......

I'd be more worried about a rattlesnake looking for a warm place for the night

Wait till you see a pack of Javelina staring back at you at night while...
Forum: Commuting
02-26-19, 09:11 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,634
Posted By Booger1

How to repair flats correctly ...

How to repair flats correctly







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02-26-19, 08:43 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,553
Posted By Booger1

If your not confused enough yet.......Now we...

If your not confused enough yet.......Now we should talk about how different lubes affect torque readings......:)
Forum: Touring
02-26-19, 06:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 801
Posted By Booger1

SHHHH! Don't tell my secrets...... Take a...

SHHHH! Don't tell my secrets......

Take a break every hour?.....I have 16 hours a day to get to where I'm going....

Your suppose to be having fun!
Forum: Touring
02-26-19, 06:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,683
Posted By Booger1

You can get wet from sweat or rain.....Take your...

You can get wet from sweat or rain.....Take your pick.

Rain smells better!

Wool gloves will keep your hands warm when wet.
Forum: Touring
02-26-19, 05:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,560
Posted By Booger1

Salvation Army.....Lots of wool clothing there...

Salvation Army.....Lots of wool clothing there for cheap...Got a helmet for 3$,....Get bicycles for $50.....Daypacks to make cheap panniers for $3...Lots of good stuff if your not too fancy.
Forum: Commuting
06-20-17, 09:41 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,352
Posted By Booger1

3: Engage brain before pushing pedal with foot. ...

3: Engage brain before pushing pedal with foot.

2: Ride like cars don't see you.

1: Don't listen to people on the net,half don't ride,the other half think they do.....Myself included....:)
06-20-17, 09:23 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 22,841
Posted By Booger1

Any meter that measures by deflection is just a...

Any meter that measures by deflection is just a guess at tension,like a torque wrench.....Just an educated guess.

Actual tension is read by stretch of the fastener.

None of them do that,so it...
06-20-17, 09:12 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,386
Posted By Booger1

Kids haven't figured out how to make computers...

Kids haven't figured out how to make computers fix bicycles?
Forum: Touring
09-21-16, 11:34 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,147
Posted By Booger1

Come to lovely SoCal..... Anywhere south of...

Come to lovely SoCal.....

Anywhere south of Santa Barbara your a bum first....Until proven otherwise....

South of L.A.,you ARE a bum...Proven or not.....

South of Dana Point....You shouldn't...
09-09-16, 11:02 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,214
Posted By Booger1

I've been to the high desert in California during...

I've been to the high desert in California during the summer and haven't seen a car in a week at times......There's been times a haven't seen a paved road in a couple days.....Not riding the whole...
09-09-16, 10:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,031
Posted By Booger1

Mount the rack first,up against the...

Mount the rack first,up against the dropout/brazeon....Make the rack shear the bolt,not bend it.
09-09-16, 10:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 799
Posted By Booger1

If you want to match the bike you have now,...

If you want to match the bike you have now, everything is important.....If you want to get close,it depends on what's important to YOU.

You can turn a carbon wonder into a beach cruiser if you...
Forum: Commuting
09-08-16, 11:09 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,665
Posted By Booger1

Didn't Reelight have something like this...

Didn't Reelight have something like this before.....It had magnets on the rims or something?
09-07-16, 10:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,304
Posted By Booger1

Good luck....I haven't found any....at least not...

Good luck....I haven't found any....at least not black ones.

Aero Tech makes some nice ones if you can handle white/tan gloves.
09-06-16, 12:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,671
Posted By Booger1

Angle grinder will cut it like butter.

Angle grinder will cut it like butter.
09-06-16, 12:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,219
Posted By Booger1

Ti is a very reactive metal......In a perfect...

Ti is a very reactive metal......In a perfect world,anti-seize should be used with Ti,it likes to gall fasteners.....

Nickel anti-seize is best for Ti....Aluminum or copper will work OK.

It...
08-31-16, 01:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 682
Posted By Booger1

Angel tears...When I can't find those,I use Mobil...

Angel tears...When I can't find those,I use Mobil 1.
08-31-16, 01:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,219
Posted By Booger1

242 is fine for bicycle use. Inactive metals...

242 is fine for bicycle use.

Inactive metals (or inert metals) are things like gold,silver,some stainless ect. Ti is not one of those,
Forum: Commuting
08-26-16, 11:03 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 8,986
Posted By Booger1

The idiot gene is out in force and spreading...

The idiot gene is out in force and spreading rapidly....

The list is too long.
Forum: Commuting
08-24-16, 12:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,407
Posted By Booger1

Washing with a soap is fine....Means less...

Washing with a soap is fine....Means less buffing....If any water is involved with soaps,make sure it's cold water.

Hot/warm water,soap and leather don't mix.....Unless you want a miniature...
08-24-16, 11:14 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 8,413
Posted By Booger1

What's the difference between golfers and...

What's the difference between golfers and dogs......Dogs won't hit their own balls with a stick.

Nike could give crap about either one....They just want some idiot to wear their crap on TV/internet
Forum: Commuting
08-22-16, 12:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,735
Posted By Booger1

Fender mounts need to be able to move around a...

Fender mounts need to be able to move around a little bit.....Something have got to give or the mounting will (rivets and such)....Rubber or leather washers are best....Nylon/fiber is better than...
Forum: Commuting
08-22-16, 12:20 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,407
Posted By Booger1

You need to buff the saddle.....What you have...

You need to buff the saddle.....What you have applied is picking up dye and leaching onto your pants....It will stop at some point on it's own,umpteen pairs of pants later....

If it just will not...
08-22-16, 11:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,968
Posted By Booger1

Shim the pedal to fit tight...Then JB weld it...

Shim the pedal to fit tight...Then JB weld it in.....It will hold BUT you have to get the pedal so it doesn't rock much first.

Or clean the rust out,fill with JB and recut threads.....JB works...
Forum: Touring
08-17-16, 10:51 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,376
Posted By Booger1

Is there something wrong with riding around on...

Is there something wrong with riding around on your bicycle for 3 months that needs hiding?

I really don't want to work for somebody that has a problem with bicycle riding....No matter how much...
Forum: Commuting
08-17-16, 10:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,913
Posted By Booger1

Wheel has been there for months.....Added a new...

Wheel has been there for months.....Added a new rack.
08-16-16, 11:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 968
Posted By Booger1

Superman chases Fred on MUP

I decided to go on a kicked back 25 mile ride today on the MUP

I was riding,minding my own business when all of a sudden,Superman was 20 feet behind my wheel.I sped up and moved right but he must...
08-16-16, 11:02 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 13,822
Posted By Booger1

How can he be 1 mile in when you chased him for...

How can he be 1 mile in when you chased him for "several" miles?.....Thanks for your story.....
08-16-16, 10:57 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 13,822
Posted By Booger1

He was probably just tired from dropping the 3...

He was probably just tired from dropping the 3 riders,20 miles before you.....
Forum: Touring
08-12-16, 10:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,303
Posted By Booger1

I'm saying you can hold those cages to the fork...

I'm saying you can hold those cages to the fork WITHOUT some fancy dohickey....For a couple dollars.
08-11-16, 11:12 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 13,937
Posted By Booger1

You never know..... I bought a 10,000 110v...

You never know.....

I bought a 10,000 110v to usb convertors for 3 cents each.

Not only did they show up,they worked....I made a bundle of money.
Forum: Touring
08-11-16, 08:21 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,228
Posted By Booger1

Waterproof-non waterproof....Both systems work...

Waterproof-non waterproof....Both systems work fine....Fine tuning is needed for both....It's whatever you get used too.

I used panniers(non waterproof) for 35 years,worked fine.

I use only...
Forum: Touring
08-11-16, 07:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,722
Posted By Booger1

Set your rim up on some 2x4's,add a 2x4 across...

Set your rim up on some 2x4's,add a 2x4 across the top and jump up and down on it to straighten.....Your not going to hurt it!

There are online calculators for spokes.

DH 19 is plenty...
Forum: Touring
08-11-16, 07:47 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,269
Posted By Booger1

It's passion fruit time in California.....They...

It's passion fruit time in California.....They are everywhere if you look.

http://patwelsh.com/wp-content/uploads/pw15/files/Passion-Fruit.jpg
Forum: Touring
08-11-16, 07:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 12,077
Posted By Booger1

I have SKS on my 700 x 35 bike and Planet Bike on...

I have SKS on my 700 x 35 bike and Planet Bike on the 26 x 2 bike.....Both touring bikes.....Have no issues with either one.

Somethings got to give some or the vibrations will crack the mountings.
Forum: Touring
08-11-16, 07:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,310
Posted By Booger1

The smaller the better.....It's a horrible place...

The smaller the better.....It's a horrible place to put weight.....I made mine,just big enough for a map,glasses,flashlight and munchies.
Forum: Touring
08-11-16, 06:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,303
Posted By Booger1

U-bolts are $1.....They held my front lowrider...

U-bolts are $1.....They held my front lowrider rack and 2 panniers for 35 years.
08-11-16, 11:15 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,987
Posted By Booger1

When riding along side parked cars,look at doors...

When riding along side parked cars,look at doors and front wheels.

Take the lane when needed for safety.Make the cars change lanes or run you down.Takes some faith in humanity to do this!....It...
08-11-16, 11:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,383
Posted By Booger1

Couple more saddles and they'll have...

Couple more saddles and they'll have something.....
08-11-16, 10:47 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,302
Posted By Booger1

How can that be?.....4 of them are in my garage.

How can that be?.....4 of them are in my garage.
08-11-16, 10:17 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 7,377
Posted By Booger1

It's really simple......Don't drink the bicycle...

It's really simple......Don't drink the bicycle Kool-aid and don't listen to people on the web,including myself.....Just buy a bike and ride it......If you end up liking bikes,you'll know what you...
08-11-16, 10:12 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 14,483
Posted By Booger1

It get's to the point where what you lock it to...

It get's to the point where what you lock it to is easier to cut than the lock.....If they want your bike,it's gone.

If you like your bike,lock it so you can see it or bring it inside with...
08-11-16, 09:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,063
Posted By Booger1

My beater bike has a triple mountain crank with...

My beater bike has a triple mountain crank with the inner and outer cut off....No issues.....BUT it is a single speed.

You should have no problems with it,being that you want to use the center...
08-11-16, 09:42 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,582
Posted By Booger1

No flashing light is going to protect me from...

No flashing light is going to protect me from being run over.....Unless it shows up on their phone!
Forum: Commuting
08-10-16, 12:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,259
Posted By Booger1

I did once.....When I was 10,I rode my sting-ray...

I did once.....When I was 10,I rode my sting-ray 19 miles to the beach....Thought I would have to stay there forever....Wasn't the wrong bike,it was my only bike.
Forum: Touring
08-05-16, 12:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,860
Posted By Booger1

Depends on where I'm riding...... If I'm...

Depends on where I'm riding......

If I'm going to the mountains or desert,I need some actual gear(food water shelter)....

If I'm riding around town,I need money in my pocket....To buy food...
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