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Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-20, 07:33 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,385
Posted By rseeker

OT but I see your name, any relation to the mayor?

OT but I see your name, any relation to the mayor?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-20, 10:02 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,385
Posted By rseeker

Same here, some from above, but mostly popping...

Same here, some from above, but mostly popping straight out from under my eyebrows and around the socket. It's very annoying, especially since I wear glasses, meaning I can't just do an easy wipe. ...
06-11-20, 06:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By rseeker

I started riding three years ago. My first bike...

I started riding three years ago. My first bike had 2.1-inch (54mm) tires. Last year I bought a second bike and picked 38mm tires. The improvement was immense with the narrower tires. I'm so...
06-10-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,677
Posted By rseeker

On my old bike I rode standing quite a bit,...

On my old bike I rode standing quite a bit, because it was the only way to force it and me up a hill. On the new bike -- lighter and with narrower tires -- I got in the habit of staying seated,...
06-09-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,048
Posted By rseeker

Not a shop owner but .. I'm doing the same...

Not a shop owner but ..

I'm doing the same thing as the OP. And I flat out told the shop they don't have to match Amazon's price, just tell me what the price is and it'll probably be fine. I've...
06-09-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By rseeker

Your question should be answered in the context...

Your question should be answered in the context of a real overall fit if you can go that route.

I use pedal extenders and they made an immense difference for me. I wear size 13EEEE and my feet...
06-09-20, 07:33 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,273
Posted By rseeker

elcyc , my experience in a very similar...

elcyc , my experience in a very similar situation: https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1172321-kmc-missing-link-won-t-close-kmc-chain.html

(The topic starts out with the link...
06-08-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,522
Posted By rseeker

Some people, yes. As a generalization, that may...

Some people, yes. As a generalization, that may be less true now than it was two weeks ago. Hope for a young jury.

https://mobile.twitter.com/SpokanePD/status/1269774915181273089
...
06-03-20, 07:05 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,339
Posted By rseeker

Cool! Today I learned ..

Cool! Today I learned ..
06-01-20, 11:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,081
Posted By rseeker

Man I feel for you. Sounds like a harsh shock. ...

Man I feel for you. Sounds like a harsh shock.

I went between some bollards a couple days ago, I had to push off of one to keep my line, even at slow speed.

How's the bike?
05-31-20, 02:26 AM
Replies: 454
Views: 121,676
Posted By rseeker

y'all:...

y'all: https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1203154-1994-trek-730-seatpost-diameter.html#post21506944
05-31-20, 02:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 120
Posted By rseeker

1994 Trek 730 seatpost diameter?

I have a 1994 Trek 730 .. any idea what the official/canonical seatpost diameter is? It's probably either 26.6 or 26.8 but I don't trust my measurement. TIA.
Forum: Foo
05-29-20, 04:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 476
Posted By rseeker

Oh ok, gotcha. Le Goose Egg. You made...

Oh ok, gotcha. Le Goose Egg.



You made me go look at my bike to make sure. Yes, Michelin Protek Cross, in 37 or 38s. I mostly ride road but the shoulders on the highway are terrible, all...
05-28-20, 11:01 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,339
Posted By rseeker

Wow, I didn't zoom in enough to see what movie it...

Wow, I didn't zoom in enough to see what movie it was before. Well played, sir.
Forum: Foo
05-28-20, 02:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 476
Posted By rseeker

A spare tire? I'm carrying one of those already. ...

A spare tire? I'm carrying one of those already.

(And two Michelins on the bike.)
Forum: Foo
05-27-20, 01:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 476
Posted By rseeker

Yes but the food critics panned it and they're...

Yes but the food critics panned it and they're never gonna get a Michelin star.
05-27-20, 12:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 992
Posted By rseeker

Subscribing to see the bags whenever they come up.

Subscribing to see the bags whenever they come up.
Forum: Introductions
05-27-20, 12:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 200
Posted By rseeker

Hi, and welcome to the Pandemic Riders' Club. ...

Hi, and welcome to the Pandemic Riders' Club. I'm one too.
05-26-20, 09:31 PM
Replies: 25,339
Views: 2,462,350
Posted By rseeker

27.6 miles this morning. Rode to and over my big...

27.6 miles this morning. Rode to and over my big "summer hill" and while I can't claim progress I'm still going after it. It's an hour down to it which is a nice fast ride cutting through...
05-26-20, 09:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 629
Posted By rseeker

OT but that was my post. I'd forgotten about it...

OT but that was my post. I'd forgotten about it and it's kind of freaky to see it now. Like looking at yourself from outside yourself. I've since added some kinks to the "tool" to better capture...
05-26-20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,339
Posted By rseeker

Yes, the airborne stuff. It's also worth...

Yes, the airborne stuff.

It's also worth noting this gym's procedure ignores asymptomatic transmission.

It was 7AM and they had 8 or 10 people working out. Not a super-huge place, much smaller...
05-26-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,339
Posted By rseeker

On thew way home from this morning's ride I...

On thew way home from this morning's ride I passed a 24-hour gym that runs in unattended mode after hours; members get a keycard or passcode or something. There was a sign on the door that said:
...
05-23-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 302
Posted By rseeker

Yeah, frustrating, but there are reasons. So...

Yeah, frustrating, but there are reasons.

So go to the Introductions subforum, say "welcome" to ten people, bada-boom, you're there. Less than ten actually since you've already posted.
05-23-20, 12:35 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,523
Posted By rseeker

It means I forgot there are topics not to be...

It means I forgot there are topics not to be brought up and now I'm unsaying it. Sorry.
05-22-20, 08:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By rseeker

Seems to me that to stay true to the game, you...

Seems to me that to stay true to the game, you should run a serious risk of getting your bike stolen, getting shot or getting run over. Or maybe you're the thief. Ride it like you stole it!
05-22-20, 08:21 PM
Replies: 25,339
Views: 2,462,350
Posted By rseeker

OldTryGuy have you told that story somewhere? ...

OldTryGuy have you told that story somewhere? How did it happen? Was she coming after you or did you two just get crossed up? Sounds like a painful surprise either way, glad you're healing up.
05-20-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 727
Posted By rseeker

Bicycles are the new toilet paper That...

Bicycles are the new toilet paper

That characterization .. doesn't make you want to buy used, does it?
05-17-20, 10:49 PM
Replies: 454
Views: 121,676
Posted By rseeker

That was my first try, inserting from the center...

That was my first try, inserting from the center like yours, but I had almost no room to fit a hex wrench in there, it was very slow going getting out the first screw tried. I wasn't sure if I got...
05-17-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,339
Posted By rseeker

Take a cruise. Not that I would anyway, we've...

Take a cruise. Not that I would anyway, we've been hearing about norovirus outbreaks and sick ships for years.

Eat at a buffet or salad bar, probably. I used to sneak home a pocket ziplock bag...
Forum: Introductions
05-17-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 506
Posted By rseeker

Welcome to the forum. Great find. I wish we had...

Welcome to the forum. Great find. I wish we had dumpsters like that where I live!
05-17-20, 01:51 AM
Replies: 454
Views: 121,676
Posted By rseeker

Yes, that's the idea. Trying not to stand out too...

Yes, that's the idea. Trying not to stand out too much, if that makes any difference.

Also to protect the decals, since part of this bike's life includes being hidden in a drainage in the woods...
05-16-20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 454
Views: 121,676
Posted By rseeker

Now with more rack! I spray-painted the...

Now with more rack!

I spray-painted the struts, after sanding and cleaning. I got a pretty good finish match with semi-gloss satin. (The struts are aluminum; Rust-Oleum is just what I had. on...
05-15-20, 01:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 630
Posted By rseeker

Thanks aggiegrads that's what I'm doing. I...

Thanks aggiegrads that's what I'm doing. I ordered what may be the last pair of KS smooth post mountain pads in the US last night, from Performance. They could only give me one pair, not two, and...
05-15-20, 01:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 442
Posted By rseeker

Oil (Phil's Tenacious) has resurrected the ailing...

Oil (Phil's Tenacious) has resurrected the ailing skewer. Thanks again.
Forum: Foo
05-13-20, 03:10 AM
Replies: 1,782
Views: 105,829
Posted By rseeker

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=6NXnxTNIWkc ...

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=6NXnxTNIWkc


https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=721JQZw6Spg
Forum: Foo
05-13-20, 02:44 AM
Replies: 1,782
Views: 105,829
Posted By rseeker

For all those stuck at home because of the...

For all those stuck at home because of the lockdown, with each day much like the last.

It's 5:59:59 am. The clock ticks to 6:00. On the nightstand, the radio alarm clock begins to play.
...
05-12-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 445
Posted By rseeker

My guess is they came off a car rack. My Saris...

My guess is they came off a car rack. My Saris Bones has some like that. Am I close?
05-12-20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,503
Posted By rseeker

Nice try framesavering, but next time use two or...

Nice try framesavering, but next time use two or three bottles instead of one and use a fiber-optic camera to check your work because your coverage wasn't total.

Good job protecting the decals...
05-10-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 849
Posted By rseeker

That sounds ominous .. did something happen?

That sounds ominous .. did something happen?
05-09-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 849
Posted By rseeker

I like it! I love the look of a capable bike,...

I like it! I love the look of a capable bike, ready to go any place, do any thing.

One question, I don't know if you ride while it's getting dark, but does your seat bag cover your rear...
05-08-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 630
Posted By rseeker

For the record, Performance Bike says the Kook...

For the record, Performance Bike says the Kook Stop smooth post canti pad (pure salmon one-piece, non-cartridge) is discontinued.
...
Forum: Commuting
05-07-20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,294
Posted By rseeker

What's the supposed risk? Wearing out the frame...

What's the supposed risk? Wearing out the frame threading?
05-06-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 455
Posted By rseeker

100% agree. Thanks for mentioning it. And the...

100% agree. Thanks for mentioning it. And the PDF.
05-05-20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 455
Posted By rseeker

Cool, thanks. And great link, that's about my...

Cool, thanks. And great link, that's about my exact scenario, same basket, same rack, same bike almost.
Forum: Foo
05-05-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 531
Posted By rseeker

I was in Walmart a couple days ago. Less than...

I was in Walmart a couple days ago. Less than half the customers had masks; most didn't. There was a flow control person up front but they weren't doing squat, people were just streaming in. I...
05-05-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 455
Posted By rseeker

Does a Wald 582 basket require a low rail?

This is about mounting a Wald 582 side basket (or Sunlite equivalent) on a rear rack. Does the rack need to have a horizontal rail down low for the bottom of the basket to hook onto?

In other...
05-04-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,004
Posted By rseeker

Underestimate women at your peril. The female of...

Underestimate women at your peril. The female of the species is more deadly than the male.
05-03-20, 06:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 630
Posted By rseeker

What I need is better braking performance in all...

What I need is better braking performance in all weather including wet and dirty and occasional mud without wearing out my rims any more than I have to, with the brakes I have and the rims I have.
...
05-02-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 630
Posted By rseeker

Are these Kool Stop canti replaceable pads just a fever dream mirage?

The kool stop web site has em on their overview page but the link goes to the ones for v brakes.

http://www.koolstop.com/english/rim_pads.html

I need smooth post for cantis coming as a brake...
05-02-20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 442
Posted By rseeker

Oil it is then. Thanks you all.

Oil it is then. Thanks you all.
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