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08-10-20, 05:45 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,352
Posted By Trevtassie

I reckon "Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee" should...

I reckon "Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee" should be compulsory reading for every American...
08-03-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By Trevtassie

Call that a lockdown, now THIS is a lockdown!

We don't mess around in Australia! While we do have a cross infection of Karens and Chads we contracted from the Internet (thanks USA-good work spreading your contagion world wide), infection rates...
07-31-20, 09:41 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 6,030
Posted By Trevtassie

I'll just leave this here:...

I'll just leave this here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dpIkl2QnJeI
07-20-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 711
Posted By Trevtassie

I've used both the 324 and the 530. For touring...

I've used both the 324 and the 530. For touring my preference would the the 530(EH500) style, because the platform is more comfortable in thongs (flip flops-rubber sandals to you barbarians) So if...
07-19-20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 711
Posted By Trevtassie

Shimano PD-EH500. Successor to the venerable...

Shimano PD-EH500. Successor to the venerable PD-A530 but now with grip pins so if you need to ride flats your feet won't slip! Ticks all your boxes, single sided, sealed, under a hunner. I'd buy a...
07-16-20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 298
Posted By Trevtassie

Would you have enough clearance if you got pad...

Would you have enough clearance if you got pad holders and took the pads out? Pad holders are metal so a bit lower profile than all rubber anyway. I think canti pads will have the same problem as the...
07-15-20, 03:25 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 4,116
Posted By Trevtassie

If you spent as much time looking for actual...

If you spent as much time looking for actual facts as you do looking for memes to clog up useful threads, you might be a little more informed.
07-14-20, 05:07 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,728
Posted By Trevtassie

There is a damn good physiological reason why...

There is a damn good physiological reason why bars and parties during covid-19 won't work. Apart from the obvious "derrrr" factor of alcohol lowering inhibitions and decision making abilities, of...
07-11-20, 09:54 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,728
Posted By Trevtassie

Mostly I think it was bars and partying. They...

Mostly I think it was bars and partying. They were given the impression that it wouldn't infect them... and at that age you still bounce when you hit the ground.
07-09-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,521
Posted By Trevtassie

The real joke is that Sweden's economy actually...

The real joke is that Sweden's economy actually took a bigger hit than neighboring Finland and still only has something like 6% total infected, so no herd immunity.
07-09-20, 05:52 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,805
Posted By Trevtassie

Automated assembly is easier with torx.

Automated assembly is easier with torx.
07-09-20, 05:01 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,940
Posted By Trevtassie

Basically here is the problem, you can have a...

Basically here is the problem, you can have a lubed chain, or you can have a clean chain, but not both. The lube needs to have the ability to move around in the joints of the chain, as it's pushed...
07-03-20, 05:18 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 4,116
Posted By Trevtassie

I wish people would read aloud what they write....

I wish people would read aloud what they write. As somebody who has to say the words as I read them I find these stream of consciousness rants challenge my lung capacity, and I have literally no idea...
Forum: Touring
07-02-20, 06:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 758
Posted By Trevtassie

QR Adapter...

QR Adapter https://www.tubus.com/en/products/accessories-rear-carriers/tubus-product/adapter-set-for-qr-axle-mounting
Seatpost clamp with rack mounting eyes...
06-28-20, 10:53 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 6,513
Posted By Trevtassie

If I read this aloud am I supposed to do it all...

If I read this aloud am I supposed to do it all in one breath?
06-23-20, 08:41 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 6,657
Posted By Trevtassie

Bacteriophages fell out of favour because they...

Bacteriophages fell out of favour because they are sensitive little buggers, expensive to produce and a little erratic. You sometimes didn't get what you needed because they all died or the wrong...
Forum: Foo
06-23-20, 08:30 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,485
Posted By Trevtassie

Never let the truth get in the way of a good rant...

Never let the truth get in the way of a good rant story...:lol:
06-23-20, 08:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 736
Posted By Trevtassie

And the spammers are getting smarter.... on...

And the spammers are getting smarter.... on another bike forum I'm a member of the bots have started copying and pasting the first post of threads from other bike or somewhat related forums. Bad...
Forum: Touring
06-22-20, 01:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,725
Posted By Trevtassie

My own personal opinion is that for touring you...

My own personal opinion is that for touring you are better off having the Forumslader as an independent unit, with the big batteries and a plug connection to the bike wiring. Then get the USB loader...
06-15-20, 04:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 678
Posted By Trevtassie

https://cycliq.com/bike-cameras/fly12ce

https://cycliq.com/bike-cameras/fly12ce
06-11-20, 05:49 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 5,252
Posted By Trevtassie

Sheesh. I go away for a while and the wackos...

Sheesh. I go away for a while and the wackos come out of the woodwork. With a Grade A concoction of mixed conspiracy.
But what chance have we got... with old dudes managing to stage their fractured...
Forum: Touring
06-03-20, 05:17 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,471
Posted By Trevtassie

A spoke key expensive? That's pretty well all...

A spoke key expensive?
That's pretty well all you actually need to build a wheel, and you could even use a small shifting spanner if you were very patient.
The frame or forks can be used to true....
05-30-20, 08:24 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,278
Posted By Trevtassie

Those damn black people provoking the police. If...

Those damn black people provoking the police. If they were just meek and mild and knew their place there would be no trouble.
Forum: Foo
05-27-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 989
Posted By Trevtassie

My first Laptop had a built in printer. It was...

My first Laptop had a built in printer. It was awesome, since I worked in the jungles of Papua New Guinea.... not a lot of printers out there.
05-27-20, 05:28 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 5,252
Posted By Trevtassie

Dunno, if it was a theory it would be pretty...

Dunno, if it was a theory it would be pretty strange, but all the info I've written about is a matter of public record. Asymmetric warfare has been a thing for a while now....
05-26-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 559
Posted By Trevtassie

Bent

Bent
Forum: Foo
05-26-20, 06:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 965
Posted By Trevtassie

I think I'm gonna wear this quote out the way...

I think I'm gonna wear this quote out the way things are going with Covid-19
05-26-20, 06:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 767
Posted By Trevtassie

- George Carlin

- George Carlin
05-26-20, 06:28 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 5,252
Posted By Trevtassie

Turns out the Insane Clown Posse believe in...

Turns out the Insane Clown Posse believe in Science, it was all an act! https://www.indy100.com/article/trump-coronavirus-insane-clown-posse-gathering-of-juggalos-9481891
05-26-20, 02:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 228
Posted By Trevtassie

Not the wheels being out of balance, may a loose...

Not the wheels being out of balance, may a loose nut behind the bars might be the problem?

Most kids bikes can cope with speeds higher than 12mph. I've done 45mph on a 12" Giant Animator. I weigh...
05-26-20, 01:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,270
Posted By Trevtassie

Maybe this is how civilisations fall? "Well I...

Maybe this is how civilisations fall? "Well I was in the Forum today and Stupidus Maximus gave a great speech about how the Barbarian problem was all just a hoax perpetrated by the Legions, we...
Forum: Touring
05-25-20, 03:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 671
Posted By Trevtassie

Pretty well the entire coastal strip from Tokyo...

Pretty well the entire coastal strip from Tokyo south. You could go inland from Tokyo through Nagano across to Kyoto then duck across to Shikoku, or head over to the west coast and down. Another...
05-24-20, 02:53 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 5,252
Posted By Trevtassie

There are a few people acting in secret, well as...

There are a few people acting in secret, well as secret as shell companies and tax havens can make it, to encourage some conspiracy theories as a way to destabilse government control. There is a...
05-21-20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,926
Posted By Trevtassie

It's vintage air in there, let the new owner get...

It's vintage air in there, let the new owner get that sweet whiff of mothballs and old machine oil.
05-21-20, 12:35 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,906
Posted By Trevtassie

In this case yes, unless they are very rare...

In this case yes, unless they are very rare imperial/metric Patagonian Pattern Staples, only made on Tuesdays in Toulouse in 1966, so unable to be replicated to give the new owner the pleasure of...
Forum: Foo
05-19-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,766
Posted By Trevtassie

In answer to your original question. Get them to...

In answer to your original question. Get them to take it away when they bring the new one and it'll get recycled. 7 years is how long they keep parts for washing machines and the like generally,...
Forum: Foo
05-19-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,169
Posted By Trevtassie

Given I'm on the other side of the world,...

Given I'm on the other side of the world, possibly won't be turning up to help.
Realistically people are just gonna keep using your driveway, signs are for people who aren't special and unique like...
Forum: Foo
05-19-20, 01:05 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,169
Posted By Trevtassie

Dunno, I made my driveway out of 6" thick...

Dunno, I made my driveway out of 6" thick concrete with F72 mesh (9/32" on 8" centers). It's not cracking any time soon, even with a truck on it.
Forum: Touring
05-19-20, 12:54 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,429
Posted By Trevtassie

I found the sobbing through the intercom to be a...

I found the sobbing through the intercom to be a give away.... good thing is you can turn the intercom off...


Then stop, and find out what's going on...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 10,295
Posted By Trevtassie

You are probably right. Either way, the bike is...

You are probably right. Either way, the bike is a means to an end....
Anyway, I was stirring the pot to see if I got a bite from some serious riders...
Forum: Touring
05-18-20, 06:41 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,429
Posted By Trevtassie

Thing that got my partner over the line was an...

Thing that got my partner over the line was an intercom. She didn't want to go on a holiday where we couldn't talk to each other. Turns out they are very handy for touring, no shouting and arm...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-20, 05:06 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 10,295
Posted By Trevtassie

It's funny, I only look at touring cyclists as...

It's funny, I only look at touring cyclists as serious cyclists. Racers are just hobbyists.
Forum: Foo
05-17-20, 06:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 950
Posted By Trevtassie

Change the oil regularly in that Honda and use...

Change the oil regularly in that Honda and use Stihl two stroke oil at 50:1 in the Ryobis and they'll last forever. Use Honda 10W-30 or Briggs and Stratton SAE30 oil in the mower. Not car oil, the...
Forum: Touring
05-12-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,725
Posted By Trevtassie

I reckon the way to go is to upgrade the...

I reckon the way to go is to upgrade the batteries to much bigger ones and have it portable so you can use it as a battery bank with the USB charger. I installed mine with some 18650 batteries into...
05-06-20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,974
Posted By Trevtassie

BB7= Single piston, compromise design to cope...

BB7= Single piston, compromise design to cope with uneven pad and disc wear, need constant adjustment when used heavily because of the uneven pad and disc wear.
You should try Spyres or Spykes.
05-06-20, 04:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 298
Posted By Trevtassie

Why not get a genuine SKS Bluemels mounting kit?,...

Why not get a genuine SKS Bluemels mounting kit?, cheap enough and will fit properly, since the mounts look the same as the current model....
05-06-20, 04:15 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,852
Posted By Trevtassie

Looks like Italy has idiot politicians too, then....

Looks like Italy has idiot politicians too, then. Figures, he's a member of Forza Italia.
https://www.istat.it/it/files//2020/05/Istat-ISS_-eng.pdf
TLDR summary: March Deaths 49% above the long...
05-03-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,598
Posted By Trevtassie

Spoke problem... That being said you can...

Spoke problem...
That being said you can clearly see where the spokes have been laced in a different layup, but I can't see a cracked hub or an overly enlarged spoke hole, it still has a visible...
05-02-20, 10:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 792
Posted By Trevtassie

They exist, well at least they were made, code is...

They exist, well at least they were made, code is KS-TECCT https://www.walmart.com/ip/BRAKE-PAD-CANTI-CART-W-INSERT-DUAL-KOOL-STOP-TECTONIC/132523575
05-02-20, 09:38 PM
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