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09-28-18, 10:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 596
Posted By Chief

Sometime back, I did encounter a pair of...

Sometime back, I did encounter a pair of Speedplay pedals that fit entirely too snug after a couple of turns. Not wanting to risk damage to vintage Campy cranks, I retreated, and measured the OD of...
07-12-18, 07:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,101
Posted By Chief

Concur! There may even be benefit in requiring a...

Concur! There may even be benefit in requiring a license to think....
07-01-18, 10:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 496
Posted By Chief

Well.... they did ask "is it worth the hassle?" ...

Well.... they did ask "is it worth the hassle?" Not enough info in the post to evaluate....
06-29-18, 11:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 496
Posted By Chief

But why?.... you never say why you want to change...

But why?.... you never say why you want to change out something that might just be working perfectly fine...
Might as well change out the inner tubes while you are at it, no?
05-30-18, 08:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,900
Posted By Chief

good observation.... the LBS mechanic pulled the...

good observation.... the LBS mechanic pulled the derailleur apart for some reason, and left out the metal washer on the inside of the pulley hardware? Now the pulley is pinched and rolling with great...
12-20-17, 09:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By Chief

screwdriver, flat head..... tap against the slot...

screwdriver, flat head..... tap against the slot with a hammer... turns clockwise to loosen.
12-07-17, 10:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,404
Posted By Chief

Try 129 years.... since John Dunlop's patent in...

Try 129 years.... since John Dunlop's patent in 1888, non-pneumatic tires have been the preference in very limited applications (think lunar rover, railroad cars, etc.)
11-20-17, 11:53 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,397
Posted By Chief

I've had them yell expletives at me when I didn't...

I've had them yell expletives at me when I didn't accept their "do-goodness" !!
10-09-17, 09:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,794
Posted By Chief

If this bike has as many miles as I suspect a 17...

If this bike has as many miles as I suspect a 17 year old bike may have, then your bottom bracket was already worn out. And you just happened to notice the loose movement after pedal replacement.
08-03-17, 11:00 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,584
Posted By Chief

Are homeless people doing this? Or do they just...

Are homeless people doing this? Or do they just get their property confiscated because they haven't followed gubmint red-tape?
08-03-17, 10:57 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,584
Posted By Chief

How exactly does a homeless, penniless person do...

How exactly does a homeless, penniless person do this?
Answer: they don't, and just become a criminal due to an inability to comply with a stupid law.
07-12-17, 08:57 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,790
Posted By Chief

Sounds like some major smoke being blown up your...

Sounds like some major smoke being blown up your hiney! Please find another bike shop!
Or better yet, go to the nearest bike co-op, and get a good hands-on education in bike maintenance....
07-10-17, 07:12 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,953
Posted By Chief

You are way more likely to die in your own...

You are way more likely to die in your own bathroom, so there's that....
07-09-17, 10:33 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,953
Posted By Chief

Those are not "car lanes", those are travel lanes...

Those are not "car lanes", those are travel lanes .... free to use for all roadway users.
05-10-17, 10:11 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,259
Posted By Chief

Those kinda drivers always get a call to the...

Those kinda drivers always get a call to the po-po from me... I describe it to the 911 operator as "impaired driving".
And, no, I don't waste time chatting with the driver.
05-08-17, 11:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,808
Posted By Chief

bent fork?

bent fork?
05-01-17, 09:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 522
Posted By Chief

also check into 925engineering.com and their ebay...

also check into 925engineering.com and their ebay store
Forum: Commuting
04-27-17, 08:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 746
Posted By Chief

Extra double tax for spandex wearers?

Extra double tax for spandex wearers?
Forum: Commuting
04-27-17, 02:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 746
Posted By Chief

A tax on miles traveled is one of the few...

A tax on miles traveled is one of the few remaining nails needed for the coffin containing freedom.
04-24-17, 03:29 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,320
Posted By Chief

that double spring and bail set-up is designed to...

that double spring and bail set-up is designed to carry a basketball (or football) .... from back in the day when kids played outdoors and such.
01-24-17, 10:29 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,857
Posted By Chief

You already are paying for the roads you ride...

You already are paying for the roads you ride on...go ahead and make the calls to your local city/county street dept to get these fixed. I think you would be amazed at the overall responsiveness of...
12-10-16, 03:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,044
Posted By Chief

more leverage... a longer lever arm... allows...

more leverage... a longer lever arm... allows more travel of the mechanism...
try hooking it up the wrong way, pull the cable by hand, and see how the cable finds itself at the bottom of the arc of...
12-10-16, 01:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,044
Posted By Chief

After reading post #1, I knew quite certainly...

After reading post #1, I knew quite certainly that the illustration in post #11 (cable over clamp bolt) would solve the problem.
But look how much the OP got to learn about front ders....almost at...
08-04-16, 08:07 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,418
Posted By Chief

Take the lane? No question in my mind...if I'm...

Take the lane? No question in my mind...if I'm beyond 20-ish mph on a crappy pavement downhill road like that, I am way too chicken to thread a narrow far-right track.
I put myself in the middle of...
07-10-16, 09:35 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,062
Posted By Chief

looks ruined to me, but that's just me....

looks ruined to me, but that's just me....
07-04-16, 11:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,457
Posted By Chief

i agree... i suppose... or not... wait, what was...

i agree... i suppose... or not... wait, what was the question?
06-12-16, 10:54 PM
06-06-16, 10:02 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 8,255
Posted By Chief

have you ever been to Hawaii?

have you ever been to Hawaii?
05-30-16, 09:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,825
Posted By Chief

move your saddle to a more level/nose up position.

move your saddle to a more level/nose up position.
05-30-16, 07:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,512
Posted By Chief

damn you, auto-correct!

damn you, auto-correct!
05-29-16, 06:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 879
Posted By Chief

going to make popcorn straightaway ...

going to make popcorn straightaway ...
05-20-16, 09:36 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 8,255
Posted By Chief

Flinstone, did you get the feeling you are this...

Flinstone, did you get the feeling you are this guy? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kQFKtI6gn9Y start at 1:15...
05-20-16, 09:22 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 8,255
Posted By Chief

****

****
05-19-16, 09:02 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 8,255
Posted By Chief

okay, good to know... I had cut back on my meds...

okay, good to know... I had cut back on my meds and was now starting to really question myself...:twitchy:
05-19-16, 03:38 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 8,255
Posted By Chief

i give up

i give up
05-19-16, 08:53 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 8,255
Posted By Chief

I'll try to insert some sanity to this....think...

I'll try to insert some sanity to this....think lowest common denominator... think of the poorest, least contributing among us in society. The most they pay in "taxes" is what little bit trickles...
05-19-16, 07:30 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 8,255
Posted By Chief

Roads may "appear" to built for cars, but they...

Roads may "appear" to built for cars, but they are still PUBLIC roadway, free to be traveled upon by private citizens.
And no, I'm not asking for a second set of public roadway only for bicycles....
05-18-16, 10:25 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 8,255
Posted By Chief

OP, Lot's of hair-splitting answers about who...

OP,
Lot's of hair-splitting answers about who pays more and how taxes are used/abused... but the fundamental reason that cycling cannot/should not/may not be taxed is that humans (using human...
05-09-16, 11:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,182
Posted By Chief

made $151,558 in retirement pension (last year)...

made $151,558 in retirement pension (last year) according to Transparent California...
05-03-16, 01:48 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 23,185
Posted By Chief

Aren't you going to need a third Campy brake...

Aren't you going to need a third Campy brake housing clamp for the top tube? I have a partial set if you want one...PM if so.
03-29-16, 08:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,917
Posted By Chief

Okay... it's not just me.... :)

Okay... it's not just me.... :)
03-09-16, 07:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 17,637
Posted By Chief

fify

fify
02-23-16, 10:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,307
Posted By Chief

I couldn't get past the part about the cat enema!...

I couldn't get past the part about the cat enema! Yikes!
02-09-16, 02:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,979
Posted By Chief

what is is your first favorite thing?

what is is your first favorite thing?
01-30-16, 10:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,417
Posted By Chief

I would adjust rear brakes to rub in order to...

I would adjust rear brakes to rub in order to increase pedaling resistance....but that's just me...
01-15-16, 12:53 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,275
Posted By Chief

Where would I even buy such a thing? Do I have to...

Where would I even buy such a thing? Do I have to fabricate it myself?
12-03-15, 03:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,090
Posted By Chief

do you have cycling co-op nearby?

do you have cycling co-op nearby?
11-30-15, 03:09 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 6,838
Posted By Chief

Well, earlier, I was going to reply with a...

Well, earlier, I was going to reply with a well-written explanation of my opinion based on life experience, knowledge of history, and an innate desire for freedom, but at this point, I'm afraid it...
11-29-15, 10:04 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 6,838
Posted By Chief

that's also wrong in many of the 50 states.... no...

that's also wrong in many of the 50 states.... no ID is (yet) required to vote (so far, voting is still a right)

(returning items to a store is a private transaction between consumers and private...
11-29-15, 09:55 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 6,838
Posted By Chief

so much fail in one sentence!

so much fail in one sentence!
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