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Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 03:30 PM
Replies: 12,147
Views: 211,828
Posted By 2manybikes

Bored during staying home away from the virus? ...

Bored during staying home away from the virus?

Not me.

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Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 12,147
Views: 211,828
Posted By 2manybikes

rolling test ok

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Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-20, 07:43 PM
Replies: 12,147
Views: 211,828
Posted By 2manybikes

Wow. IT's only money. Whew! ...

Wow. IT's only money. Whew!

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Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 12,147
Views: 211,828
Posted By 2manybikes

New Co pilot takes first ride simulator test. ...

New Co pilot takes first ride simulator test.

Entry: pass
Exit: pass
position in basket: pass


NOT chewing through the harness and getting out: FAIL
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 12,147
Views: 211,828
Posted By 2manybikes

Even when I'm sleeping, he still has to pay...

Even when I'm sleeping, he still has to pay attention to me, not the stupid computer....
Forum: Foo
05-29-20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 10,737
Views: 2,233,000
Posted By 2manybikes

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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05-25-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,851
Posted By 2manybikes

That's exactly what I was thinking.

That's exactly what I was thinking.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-20, 11:05 PM
Replies: 12,147
Views: 211,828
Posted By 2manybikes

Lots of newbys. last five rides, a few people...

Lots of newbys. last five rides, a few people with helmets on backwards. Rack bags and masks falling off bikes.

There needs to be a new word for covid quarantine riders that just started riding...
Forum: Foo
05-18-20, 08:54 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,878
Posted By 2manybikes

What about an electric gate? You just push a...

What about an electric gate? You just push a button to leave. Maybe stone or concrete pillars on each side that make it a little narrower, or at least look narrower.
Wide enough for you to go out...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 12,835
Posted By 2manybikes

Any kind of rag will work. Even shop rags.

Any kind of rag will work. Even shop rags.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 12,147
Views: 211,828
Posted By 2manybikes

Nosmo------------------------Nosmo King. ...

Nosmo------------------------Nosmo King.

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Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 12,147
Views: 211,828
Posted By 2manybikes

Sorry LAJ.

Sorry LAJ.
Forum: Northeast
04-12-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,910
Posted By 2manybikes

If you do that you can't show off your $5,000...

If you do that you can't show off your $5,000 wheels and your
$10,000.stereo in your $500 car.
Forum: Northeast
04-12-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,910
Posted By 2manybikes

Looks like a nice ride. Around here all the parks...

Looks like a nice ride. Around here all the parks are closed. The off road bike path is still open. So every one who did the wrong thing in the park, has now moved to the bike path, and stands around...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 12,147
Views: 211,828
Posted By 2manybikes

From a friend. Too late for me I guess. A...

From a friend.
Too late for me I guess. A friend of the friend that lives in my cellar has a 79 year old friend that will not stop gong out to eat and talking to everyone.
My friend told him they...
03-23-20, 05:07 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 18,537
Posted By 2manybikes

Nosmo again. waiting to get a ride from Florida...

Nosmo again. waiting to get a ride from Florida to Rhode Island. Now eight weeks old....
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-20, 11:05 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 212,463
Posted By 2manybikes

uh.... ...

uh....
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Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 212,463
Posted By 2manybikes

Copied from a NY Times article...…… ...

Copied from a NY Times article...……



It’s O.K. to go outdoors for fresh air and exercise — to walk your dog, go for a hike or ride your bicycle, for example. The point is not to remain indoors,...
03-11-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,049
Posted By 2manybikes

I wish I was selling garage doors.

I wish I was selling garage doors.
Forum: Northeast
02-16-20, 09:15 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,910
Posted By 2manybikes

You still have waaay too much fun.

You still have waaay too much fun.
02-08-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,587
Posted By 2manybikes

Tolerance stacking. Everything manufactured has a...

Tolerance stacking. Everything manufactured has a tolerance of some kind. Years ago when I was building one for my bikes, I researched all the parts very carefully.
I noticed that Shimano was smart...
01-22-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,896
Posted By 2manybikes

It's possible that a small piece of the old cable...

It's possible that a small piece of the old cable is somewhere inside where it can't be seen or touched. If the bike shop did not tip the bike upside down, do it yourself.
Wiggle the levers and try...
01-21-20, 10:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,215
Posted By 2manybikes

I think it would be safer to build a bonfire in...

I think it would be safer to build a bonfire in the living room and throw it in the fire. Just use a stick to get it out of the fire.
Bonus `~ you can make smores while cooking the bike.
01-21-20, 09:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,215
Posted By 2manybikes

If it's cold outside and the bike is cold you...

If it's cold outside and the bike is cold you bring into say 68 degrees, something like a bike will get condensation on it. The bigger the temperature difference the more condensation there is. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-20, 08:10 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 212,463
Posted By 2manybikes

See if you can switch the signs, and get everyone...

See if you can switch the signs, and get everyone to go to the wrong event.
Forum: Northeast
01-16-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,162
Posted By 2manybikes

Bring some cash and food and drink. I don't go...

Bring some cash and food and drink. I don't go anywhere now without a rain jacket. in deep woods tell someone where you are going and maybe even call in during the ride if they are worried. If you...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-20, 08:34 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,927
Posted By 2manybikes

I put an Ultegra cassette on my Dura-Ace bike,...

I put an Ultegra cassette on my Dura-Ace bike, and put the Dura ace lock ring on it so it looks like DA.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-20, 10:25 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 212,463
Posted By 2manybikes

Just enough to enter a UCI event. cool.

Just enough to enter a UCI event. cool.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-20, 05:45 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,469
Posted By 2manybikes

There is a lot more contrast between the dark and...

There is a lot more contrast between the dark and your taillight, than in the day. Some of the tail lights are bright enough to be used at noon, and still be worthwhile.
When my headlight is on...
01-04-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 450
Posted By 2manybikes

Thank you. :)

Thank you. :)
01-03-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 826
Posted By 2manybikes

I believe the next step is to set your dork disk...

I believe the next step is to set your dork disk on fire.
Forum: Foo
01-02-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,716
Posted By 2manybikes

I can identify Zappa And Jimi Hendrix. There's...

I can identify Zappa And Jimi Hendrix. There's got to be many more. And Mona Lisa.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-19, 10:33 AM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 33,641
Posted By 2manybikes

Merry Christmas everyone.

Merry Christmas everyone.
12-22-19, 10:00 PM
Replies: 25,339
Views: 2,462,124
Posted By 2manybikes

It sounds like you are handling it very...

It sounds like you are handling it very reasonably, good luck.
12-22-19, 04:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,902
Posted By 2manybikes

If you lose it you will immediately, figure out...

If you lose it you will immediately, figure out what it goes to.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-19, 08:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,451
Posted By 2manybikes

Sorry you broke your ankle. It is funny about...

Sorry you broke your ankle. It is funny about the insurance.

The dog food company kept the dog healthy enough to hurt you. :)
The store selling the dog food should have known better.
The...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-19, 08:28 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,451
Posted By 2manybikes

Good point.

Good point.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-19, 08:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,451
Posted By 2manybikes

Even if you sell it "as is no warranty" If...

Even if you sell it "as is no warranty" If something unrelated on the frame goes wrong, some people will sue you anyway. Imagine if someone got hurt badly. You would probably go to court. All kinds...
12-21-19, 03:30 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,045
Posted By 2manybikes

Don't use steel or Titanium tire levers on...

Don't use steel or Titanium tire levers on aluminum rims, they will dent the aluminum. Like my nice Ksyriums.

I'd give away my Ti levers but they could ruin a rim. Plastic levers only. So carry...
Forum: Touring
12-20-19, 11:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 905
Posted By 2manybikes

I think it depends on the distance of the...

I think it depends on the distance of the commute. For just a couple of miles one can make a mistake, and have something too cold or too hot.
On my about centuries, in below or close to freezing I...
12-18-19, 04:30 PM
12-17-19, 04:54 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 84,122
Posted By 2manybikes

Unhappy work

Be careful don't let work interfere with your cycling.:):)
12-13-19, 12:20 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 13,974
Posted By 2manybikes

Block Island, and, Martha's Vineyard. Good places...

Block Island, and, Martha's Vineyard. Good places for riding in the summer. Block island is all hills, and very nice on road cycling. Martha's Vineyard is flat and has many off road bike paths. I...
12-12-19, 10:29 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,489
Posted By 2manybikes

If you're going to be on Pavement, lowering your...

If you're going to be on Pavement, lowering your tire pressure 10 psi can make as big a difference as all of the things mentioned. What pressure do you ride on? if you're around 100 psi or more, try...
12-08-19, 07:14 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 84,122
Posted By 2manybikes

aaaarrrgghhhh !!!!!

aaaarrrgghhhh !!!!!
12-07-19, 08:48 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,236
Posted By 2manybikes

If it's not a surprise gift, get the sister to a...

If it's not a surprise gift, get the sister to a bike shop and do a test ride to see if she can handle the bike ok. That would be the starting point. Or use another bike from a friend or family...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-19, 08:02 PM
Replies: 3,557
Views: 108,162
Posted By 2manybikes

Sorry WhyFi

Sorry WhyFi
11-22-19, 08:13 PM
Replies: 2,790
Views: 242,397
Posted By 2manybikes

:lol:

:lol:
11-20-19, 04:30 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 84,122
Posted By 2manybikes

About the ice on your bottle cage. Even when it...

About the ice on your bottle cage. Even when it is in the 20s F when you are riding the drink does not freeze while you are moving because it is bouncing around. That is like running water not...
Forum: Foo
11-17-19, 04:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,341
Posted By 2manybikes

This also means, if you have directional tire...

This also means, if you have directional tire treads you need to put them on backwards.
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