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05-11-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 739
Posted By _ForceD_

Yes. Portsmouth, RI. The second time, when I was...

Yes. Portsmouth, RI. The second time, when I was hit, was. Several years ago. As I was riding home from work on my commuter bike...on a side road...a car pulled along side and the passenger shot me...
05-11-21, 07:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 197
Posted By _ForceD_

As long as the spoke holes (and any other gaps)...

As long as the spoke holes (and any other gaps) are complete covered...and you can still mount the tire...you should be OK. If there are any small gaps left at the spoke holes...thatís where youíll...
05-11-21, 07:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 739
Posted By _ForceD_

My initial thought too. Did he (Murray) think...

My initial thought too. Did he (Murray) think that heíd get away with shooting Oliver, and then the gunfight with the cops? OK...maybe he gets one or two cops. But then youíre the target of EVERY cop...
05-09-21, 07:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 492
Posted By _ForceD_

Are you near an Aldi food store? A couple of...

Are you near an Aldi food store? A couple of years ago they (yes, Aldi) had a nice one available in stores here in the U.S. for only $25 (US). Hereís a link to one on the Aldi UK website for just...
05-07-21, 07:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,012
Posted By _ForceD_

Would you buy it in that condition? I mean...

Would you buy it in that condition? I mean apparently TPC is known for selling quality bike in impeccable condition. IMO...the hole in the fork does make it ďbroken.Ē

Dan
04-29-21, 09:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 807
Posted By _ForceD_

Except that he made it their business when he...

Except that he made it their business when he yelled out the question to them.

Dan
04-22-21, 04:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 283
Posted By _ForceD_

In the pics I see of it online...it looks like...

In the pics I see of it online...it looks like thereís an adjustable nut on the linkage between the clamp handle and the top clamp jaw.

Dan
04-22-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 283
Posted By _ForceD_

If itís similar to the Park PCS-1 (which I...

If itís similar to the Park PCS-1 (which I have)...right behind the clamp handle where the tension spring connects to it...there is a finger bolt that connects the spring to the clamp. There are...
04-13-21, 05:48 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,939
Posted By _ForceD_

Why would one have a bike share bike loaded in...

Why would one have a bike share bike loaded in their SUV?

Dan
04-12-21, 01:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,302
Posted By _ForceD_

Concur itís not my/our problem. Still, my wife...

Concur itís not my/our problem. Still, my wife and I...as a cyclist myself...didnít want to see the guy get hurt. In regard to ď10 WheelsĒ comment above...actually we did slow down briefly. At that...
04-12-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,302
Posted By _ForceD_

Tailgating bicyclist.

I am strictly a road cyclist. I like to think that out there on the road I am obeying rules of the road, trying to keep myself safe, and trying not to be a nuisance to drivers. Obviously not all of...
04-11-21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 470
Posted By _ForceD_

I canít find it now. But a year or so ago I was...

I canít find it now. But a year or so ago I was wondering about the discarding of water bottles...and if there was/is a written rule governing it. Sure enough the rule I read on the UCI website...
04-08-21, 03:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 834
Posted By _ForceD_

Concur with above. Just because you canít ride...

Concur with above. Just because you canít ride with no hands doesnít mean the frame is bent. Once on a rebuild I inadvertently replace the top and bottom bearing races for the headset inverted (top...
04-04-21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 435
Posted By _ForceD_

Yeah...it Ďprobablyí wouldnít make much...

Yeah...it Ďprobablyí wouldnít make much difference (using a circular clamp). But I think Iíd try to stick with the existing clamp since itís already the correct shape.
Good luck.

Dan
04-04-21, 09:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 435
Posted By _ForceD_

Oh...so there are two holes going through the...

Oh...so there are two holes going through the clamp...one above the other. Well...Iíd still think you could use a QR clamp like the one I posed. You may need to drill out which ever hole you use for...
04-04-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 435
Posted By _ForceD_

It says in your OP that there are two bolts. I...

It says in your OP that there are two bolts. I see only one. You could take it out and replace it with one of these.
...
04-03-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 857
Posted By _ForceD_

Iím not a nail polish expert...but I think pretty...

Iím not a nail polish expert...but I think pretty much ALL nail polishes are that. Why not splurge the <$10 and get your own bottle to keep with your bike stuff and never have to bother wifey for...
04-02-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By _ForceD_

Sorry. I guess I misunderstood your OP. Sounded...

Sorry. I guess I misunderstood your OP. Sounded to me like you want to maintain downtube shifters but just Shimano indexed.

Dan
04-02-21, 07:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,407
Posted By _ForceD_

Iíd fancy a f@g. Maybe even a spliff. Itíll...

Iíd fancy a f@g. Maybe even a spliff. Itíll settle my arse because of all the adverts these plonkers have flashing on my screen.

Dan
04-01-21, 03:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By _ForceD_

I bought and tried one of these for my old steel...

I bought and tried one of these for my old steel 70s Motobecane. It had the same exact shifter setup that you describe. It works just fine but I didnít like how far off the dow tube the shifters and...
03-30-21, 08:21 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,315
Posted By _ForceD_

The ship stuck in the Suez Canal...the EVER...

The ship stuck in the Suez Canal...the EVER GIVEN...was enroute to Europe. But there were likely ships delayed by its beaching with bicycles and parts on them destine for U.S. ports.
...
03-29-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 901
Posted By _ForceD_

No rear brake? I donít see the caliper, nor cable...

No rear brake? I donít see the caliper, nor cable coming off the RIGHT lever.

Dan
03-28-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,937
Posted By _ForceD_

In a bicycle-motor vehicle confrontation...the...

In a bicycle-motor vehicle confrontation...the motor vehicle is going to win. And the operator of the bicycle is also at the mercy of the motor vehicle, and its operator. The chance of having a...
03-26-21, 09:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By _ForceD_

This is for a Cannondale but looks like what you...

This is for a Cannondale but looks like what you may need.

https://cannondaleexperts.com/products/cannondale-bottom-bracket-double-cable-guide-for-evo-kp195?variant=31414228648073

Dan
03-26-21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 751
Posted By _ForceD_

Fiber Grip paste is specifically for this issue. ...

Fiber Grip paste is specifically for this issue.
Usually available at your LBS.

https://www.amazon.com/Finish-Line-Carbon-Bicycle-Assembly/dp/B018FT9HOW

Dan
03-24-21, 08:39 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,201
Posted By _ForceD_

This month (March 2021) I have been ďa runnerĒ...

This month (March 2021) I have been ďa runnerĒ for 45 years. About a dozen Marathons, dozens of Ĺ Marathons, and lots of other races and runs in that time. As a 9th grader in the in March of 1976 I...
03-20-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 465
Posted By _ForceD_

I had a steel frame and fork powder coated and am...

I had a steel frame and fork powder coated and am very happy with the outcome. In my area, the process cost about $150. As others have pointed out when similar questions about stripping and painting...
03-18-21, 08:48 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,803
Posted By _ForceD_

You didnít mention in the OP...is this an indexed...

You didnít mention in the OP...is this an indexed or friction shifting system? If itís friction...you should probably be able to use just about any derailleur.

Dan
03-18-21, 08:43 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,382
Posted By _ForceD_

Well...I havenít broken a collar bone. But, I did...

Well...I havenít broken a collar bone. But, I did need to have surgery for a torn rotator cuff several years ago in my early 50s. (And have had numerous other sidelining injuries/surgeries.) As an...
03-16-21, 08:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 785
Posted By _ForceD_

Iíve kind of wondered why the Presta valve core...

Iíve kind of wondered why the Presta valve core is removable to begin with (although not all Presta valve cores are removable). And of course some Schrader cores are removable too. Why? Price-wise,...
03-13-21, 05:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 886
Posted By _ForceD_

OK. We get it. You can and have ridden LOTS of...

OK. We get it. You can and have ridden LOTS of miles. Impressive. But that is NOT what the OP needs. Why do you keep insisting that he needs to ride 500 miles a week to get, and be heart healthy?
...
03-13-21, 10:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 886
Posted By _ForceD_

WHAT? Five-hundred miles a week is a ridiculous...

WHAT? Five-hundred miles a week is a ridiculous recommendation for this case. Yes, see a cardiologist. Yes begin slowly and increase sensibly. But you do NOT have to be able to ride 500 miles per...
03-12-21, 09:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 702
Posted By _ForceD_

Concur. Or...just leaning it against the garage...

Concur. Or...just leaning it against the garage door works perfectly.

Dan
03-11-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,797
Posted By _ForceD_

Well, it depends, xyz. If you live south of the...

Well, it depends, xyz. If you live south of the Ďcotton curtainí youíre probably safe. But the groundhog saw his shadow. So, we up here in the north probably still have Arctic temps and snow in our...
03-09-21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 405
Posted By _ForceD_

Thatís cool. I love being able to repair things...

Thatís cool. I love being able to repair things back to a usable state. But be prepared. Someday you may have to part with it. In the meantime...enjoy.

Dan
03-07-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,377
Posted By _ForceD_

You could be feeling the stretch of your arch...

You could be feeling the stretch of your arch (plantar tendon) as a result of heel drop (foot dorsiflexion). You said that you have your cleats pretty much centered on your shoes...which will help...
03-03-21, 06:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,043
Posted By _ForceD_

Technically itís ďclickedĒ in...not ďclippedĒ in....

Technically itís ďclickedĒ in...not ďclippedĒ in. Theyíre clipless pedals. Ya canít clip into something that doesnít have clips.

Dan
03-03-21, 10:59 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,266
Posted By _ForceD_

I hate to pay someone to do something that I can...

I hate to pay someone to do something that I can do myself...most of the time anyway. (side note: That reminds me of a guy I served with in the military years ago who once said ďI wish the doctor...
03-02-21, 03:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,107
Posted By _ForceD_

billnuke...but is there really room for the...

billnuke...but is there really room for the roller seat?

...
03-02-21, 09:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,107
Posted By _ForceD_

Your workbench looks a little bit like mine....

Your workbench looks a little bit like mine. Large, but only about enough cleared off space for the current project. Although all my spray lubes, and other such products are on a separate shelf....
Forum: Triathlon
02-27-21, 11:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 692
Posted By _ForceD_

Interesting...only because having been a runner...

Interesting...only because having been a runner since the mid-1970s I have never felt the need for thicker socks in winter. My feet just donít get cold when Iím running...even if Iím running through...
02-22-21, 10:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 265
Posted By _ForceD_

I like the adapters that Crankycrank posted a...

I like the adapters that Crankycrank posted a link to above. Iím looking into something like that.

Dan
02-22-21, 04:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 265
Posted By _ForceD_

Road shoe cleat placement

Not really sure what forum to put this in. If I go DIY, it is sort of a mechanical issue.
This is a stretch but just checking to see. Does anyone know of a cycling shoe (road) that would allow a...
02-15-21, 04:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,188
Posted By _ForceD_

https://www.cyclingweekly.com/news/latest-news/how...

https://www.cyclingweekly.com/news/latest-news/how-do-cyclists-pee-in-a-race-382175

Dan
Forum: Triathlon
02-14-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 978
Posted By _ForceD_

BTW...you didnít really mention it in your...

BTW...you didnít really mention it in your OP...but if you arenít accustomed to swimming in open water you need to do that as soon as possible. I know itís frozen or too cold right now...so continue...
02-11-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,671
Posted By _ForceD_

Is there a regulation on Strava that dictates...

Is there a regulation on Strava that dictates youíre only allowed to register activities of a minimum distance or intensity? One of my brothers recently had an activity of about 5-feet. It was the...
02-10-21, 12:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 701
Posted By _ForceD_

For the rebuild...did you happen to remove the...

For the rebuild...did you happen to remove the upper and lower bearing cups on the headset (and possibly reinstall them on the wrong side)? Many years ago I did a rebuild where I removed them for...
02-07-21, 01:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,446
Posted By _ForceD_

Just wondering if the super tuck has been wind...

Just wondering if the super tuck has been wind tunnel tested just to see/prove how much more efficient it is. And, whether the added danger would be worth the risk.

Dan
02-05-21, 10:33 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,020
Posted By _ForceD_

It (the letter in my OP) was in the Newport Daily...

It (the letter in my OP) was in the Newport Daily News. (I live in Portsmouth.) Being from Aquidneck Island you must be well aware of how widespread ďniceholingĒ happens around here...not only to...
02-05-21, 10:13 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,067
Posted By _ForceD_

I was wondering the same thing. The clean look in...

I was wondering the same thing. The clean look in the OPís pics is awesome. But that slick CF finish must be slippery when it gets wet...especially if you ride without gloves.

Side question...has...
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