Search: Posts Made By: bellweatherman
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
Search took 0.68 seconds.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-17, 09:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,260
Posted By bellweatherman

Ok. This is interesting. I've heard of the...

Ok. This is interesting. I've heard of the Koolstop tire jack, but not the specific one made by Var that you use. Is the Var tool a tire jack and used in the same way as the Koolstop tire jack? ...
03-12-16, 01:42 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 20,108
Posted By bellweatherman

Marine grease "kind" to marine life?! Don't make...

Marine grease "kind" to marine life?! Don't make me laugh! I highly doubt it's called marine grease because it is so eco-friendly to marine animals. It's called marine grease because it is good in...
03-11-16, 11:10 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 20,108
Posted By bellweatherman

I'm heading to the automotive store to look f a...

I'm heading to the automotive store to look f a grease gun and some grease. How do you know what color the grease is without opening the tube? And opening the tube is going to destroy the...
03-08-16, 09:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,567
Posted By bellweatherman

If I am not mistaken, Washington and Colorado are...

If I am not mistaken, Washington and Colorado are currently the only states that it is legal to use marijuana recreationally. I heard that Oregon has the law such that it is only approved for...
03-07-16, 11:08 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,567
Posted By bellweatherman

OT - Do fixed gear riders in Washington or Colorado get high?

Seeing how alot of fixed gear riders are your hipster, non-traditional, cycling group, most people would probably venture to say that they are into the high-life too.

Do the Washington and...
09-27-15, 08:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 762
Posted By bellweatherman

Thanks SquidPuppet. I don't really know what...

Thanks SquidPuppet. I don't really know what those other guys are talking about either. They may be confused about something else. I think you are right though. No re-dishing needed. No cog...
09-27-15, 08:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 762
Posted By bellweatherman

What conflict? I have a rear track wheel...

What conflict? I have a rear track wheel (Shimano Dura-Ace track hub). The rear chainline is already at 42mm. The front chainline is also already at 42mm.
09-26-15, 10:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 762
Posted By bellweatherman

This is complicated. Are you sure I need to...

This is complicated. Are you sure I need to re-dish? The rear track cog is already at a 42mm chainline, which also matches the front chainring. I thought all I needed was a longer axle and an...
09-26-15, 08:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 762
Posted By bellweatherman

Changing Axle to convert a rear track wheel for use in a road frame w/ horiz dropouts

Do I need to change axle length when using a rear track wheel in a road frame?

I recently bought a rear track wheel off of Ebay that was previously used on a track bike. It has a Shimano Dura-Ace...
Forum: Touring
09-01-15, 01:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 962
Posted By bellweatherman

Dang! Great recommendations hybridbkrdr. And...

Dang! Great recommendations hybridbkrdr. And thanks everyone for your great suggestions too. I like the Paul flat bed rack. I had one of their shifter thingies and they machine good stuff. It's...
Forum: Touring
08-30-15, 10:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 962
Posted By bellweatherman

Any company sell a wide metal or wooden platform that can be mounted to a front rack?

Any manufacturer sell a wide metal or wooden platform that can be mounted to a front rack? I already have a front rack and I would like to have a way to mount some wide loads (ex:boxes) to my front...
03-03-15, 11:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 911
Posted By bellweatherman

Great looking bike. But are you going to remove...

Great looking bike. But are you going to remove the shifters and front and rear derailleur?
03-03-15, 11:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,012
Posted By bellweatherman

I have SPD mtn bike pedals too. I also have a...

I have SPD mtn bike pedals too. I also have a more urban looking show with shoelaces. The problem is that most urban looking mtn bike shoes don't have a very tall sole, and so the cleat isn't as...
02-12-15, 07:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,455
Posted By bellweatherman

I agree with the other guys. When I get a new...

I agree with the other guys. When I get a new fork, I always make sure to get a new crown race to avoid a situation just like this. It's not worth it to faceplant because you didn't want to cough...
02-12-15, 08:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,301
Posted By bellweatherman

Did somebody put a *** to your head and told you...

Did somebody put a *** to your head and told you that you had to talk about Walmart on this forum? We get it, you don't like Walmart so **** them and kill this thread right now so it doesn't have to...
02-12-15, 01:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,301
Posted By bellweatherman

I'm not saying that it's right, but what do you...

I'm not saying that it's right, but what do you expect? For Walmart to let small businesses sell in their stores, or online store, for free? That seems more naive.
02-11-15, 01:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,301
Posted By bellweatherman

The Walmart Marketplace is new to me. It sounds...

The Walmart Marketplace is new to me. It sounds a little like Amazon.com. But maybe it's different.

If Walmart is just letting local shops advertise through their site, then maybe they really...
02-10-15, 01:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,301
Posted By bellweatherman

Track hubs at... Walmart!

Track hubs at Walmart?!?!
I can't believe it!

Yes, it's only a Formula Track hub, but still good quality. And cheaper than anywhere else too!

433544

Formula Hub Rear Th32 36 Sl-Trac/Trac -...
02-09-15, 08:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 12,426
Posted By bellweatherman

$15 for a simple wheel truing $30 for a more...

$15 for a simple wheel truing

$30 for a more complicated wheel truing

$45 for a really complicated wheel truing

.....
Anything more than one turn of one spoke nipple is considered a really...
01-24-15, 11:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,486
Posted By bellweatherman

Thanks FBinNY. Good advice. I think you're...

Thanks FBinNY. Good advice. I think you're right. I am going to go for it and get the Formula rear track hub with the solid axle. I'm going to take it apart and hope that it's just a standard...
01-24-15, 10:57 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,202
Posted By bellweatherman

Somebody on another site made an awesome race...

Somebody on another site made an awesome race style workstand, you know thee kind that you remove the front wheel and clamp the fork into the stand. These stands are preferable by race mechanics...
01-24-15, 12:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,486
Posted By bellweatherman

That's what I'm trying to do. I don't have the...

That's what I'm trying to do. I don't have the wheel, otherwise I'd take apart and see what I have. I want to build a wheelset with a Formula track hub, but use hollow axles so that I can still use...
01-23-15, 12:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,486
Posted By bellweatherman

Hi guys. Thanks for the advice. To answer your...

Hi guys. Thanks for the advice. To answer your questions whether the bearing type is cup-and-cone or cartridge-bearings, I am not really sure. I want to do this on a Formula track hub, but I am...
01-23-15, 12:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 638
Posted By bellweatherman

Is there any difference in prepping an aluminum...

Is there any difference in prepping an aluminum frame vs a steel frame? Why not just call a local framebuilder and get the frame checked for alignment at the same time?
01-22-15, 10:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,486
Posted By bellweatherman

Oh, when I posted about the curvature of the axle...

Oh, when I posted about the curvature of the axle ends, what I should have written was about the cones. To clarify, assuming that I will replace a solid axle with a hollow axle making sure that the...
01-22-15, 09:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,486
Posted By bellweatherman

This is a thing that I am also concerned with. ...

This is a thing that I am also concerned with. I've heard that the new hollow axle used to replace a solid axle needs to match exactly all dimensions, even curvature of the axle ends or the cones...
01-22-15, 09:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,486
Posted By bellweatherman

Thanks for the tip. I actually am not sure if my...

Thanks for the tip. I actually am not sure if my frame is 126mm or 130mm. I was wondering, if I went with an axle length of 140mm long, would this also work for a 126mm rear-spaced frame? Or would...
01-22-15, 09:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,486
Posted By bellweatherman

How would I go about knowing what axle length to...

How would I go about knowing what axle length to use? Does axle length correspond to rear dropout spacing? For example, a frame that has rear spacing of 130mm, would use 130mm long axles?
01-22-15, 11:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,486
Posted By bellweatherman

Converting a solid axle with axle nuts wheel to a hollow axle with quick release?

How hard would it be to convert a solid axle hub such as a Formula hub with axle nuts to a hollow axle hub that uses quick release levers? Assuming this is just a matter of replacing the axles, will...
01-22-15, 07:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,580
Posted By bellweatherman

Some people say it's not good to use smallish...

Some people say it's not good to use smallish tubes in big tires. And some say that it's ok. Anyone changed their mind after reading a few experiences from other riders?
01-15-15, 11:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,580
Posted By bellweatherman

Another guy who used a skinny 700x18mm tube in a 700x45mm tire

A similar flat scenario happened to me last summer on a short ride with my wife. Me, on my road bike with 700x23 tires and she on her hybrid/commuter bike with her 700x45 tires. I usually carry 2...
01-10-15, 02:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,230
Posted By bellweatherman

Oops! I meant the Liquid Wrench product, not...

Oops! I meant the Liquid Wrench product, not Liquid nails. I made the edit above. Sorry. Thanks everyone for the great advice!
01-10-15, 02:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,230
Posted By bellweatherman

Hi guys. Thanks for your great advice. The...

Hi guys. Thanks for your great advice. The suggestions were fantastic and I was able to get the bolt out not long ago. I think all of the suggestions would have worked fine.

I was just about...
01-10-15, 02:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,230
Posted By bellweatherman

How to remove a seized bolt

Anyone know how to remove a seized bolt? I have a bolt directly threaded under the bottom bracket shell that is holding the plastic bottom bracket cable guide. I've tried everything. Water, WD40,...
09-08-14, 10:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,165
Posted By bellweatherman

Keirin frames and fat tires

Is there any keirin frames that will take wide tires. I want to run, at least, a 28mm tire comfortably.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-12, 12:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,415
Posted By bellweatherman

It doesn't matter. Even if the kid was riding on...

It doesn't matter. Even if the kid was riding on the wrong side of the road, the driver still failed to yield. The driver is at fault. Any pedestrian or cyclist in the street has right of way...
Forum: Commuting
07-20-12, 06:16 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,285
Posted By bellweatherman

The smile and wave tactic doesn't work. Some...

The smile and wave tactic doesn't work. Some motorists think you are mocking them, and may themselves become enraged.

The best solution is to do nothing. No hand gestures, waving included. Do...
06-24-12, 08:20 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,515
Posted By bellweatherman

Yeah, me too. I don't really care much at all...

Yeah, me too. I don't really care much at all either. Cycling used to be more than EPO, but now it's just a scam. Thank you to the UCI and Lance for that. They destroyed this sport.
06-21-12, 12:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 766
Posted By bellweatherman

Under new regulations, you will get fined if they...

Under new regulations, you will get fined if they find that you have CO2 cartridges on the flight. They are expressly prohibited.
06-19-12, 04:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,066
Posted By bellweatherman

That does nothing to stop these threadjackers. ...

That does nothing to stop these threadjackers. And Armstrong's PR people know that. So, it does nothing. Nothing at all. However, the continual threadjacking is useful from the standpoint that it...
06-19-12, 03:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,066
Posted By bellweatherman

How about we make a forum so you guys can go talk...

How about we make a forum so you guys can go talk about Lemond? Oh wait. I get it. You only want to hijack threads about Lance Armstrong, and turn those into Lemond hate threads.

You people...
06-19-12, 03:51 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 15,975
Posted By bellweatherman

Another thread hijack by LemondFanForeve and his...

Another thread hijack by LemondFanForeve and his accomplices. This is just one of the many threads about Armstrong that these people turn into a Lemond hate thread. Just one of the many tactics of...
06-19-12, 05:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,473
Posted By bellweatherman

Bent?! What do you mean "bent". That thing is...

Bent?! What do you mean "bent". That thing is totally unusable. The dropout is broken, yes broken not bent. There is not enough clamping space for the rear wheel.
06-19-12, 05:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 509
Posted By bellweatherman

Axle to crown height is very important unless you...

Axle to crown height is very important unless you like screwing up your current frame geometry.
06-19-12, 05:49 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 25,945
Posted By bellweatherman

I agree, but there's not really any other better...

I agree, but there's not really any other better options in the world of internal geared hubs.
06-19-12, 05:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,066
Posted By bellweatherman

Another thread hijack by Old Town, and...

Another thread hijack by Old Town, and LemondFanForeve. The thread is about Dr. Ferrari, Lance Armstrong, and the UCI, but yet again another thread successfully derailed and taken off topic by these...
06-19-12, 05:27 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 15,975
Posted By bellweatherman

Take your thread hijack to another place. This...

Take your thread hijack to another place. This thread is about Armstrong, not Greg Lemond.
06-18-12, 08:27 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 15,975
Posted By bellweatherman

Another successful thread hijack by...

Another successful thread hijack by LemondFanForeve! Old Town, and the other Livestrong supporters taking a thread about Lance Armstrong and turning into an argument about Lemond. Just another...
06-18-12, 05:26 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 15,975
Posted By bellweatherman

The Armstrong supporters are especially becoming...

The Armstrong supporters are especially becoming pro-drug in their stance. They will have you believe that "everyone" does drugs. They will have you believe that Lance is a victim, and not the real...
06-18-12, 03:52 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 15,975
Posted By bellweatherman

And this is exactly why what he has done is so,...

And this is exactly why what he has done is so, so despicable. The cheating, the coverups, and the years of lying. Not just to the general public, but to all the little cancer kids out there that...
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.