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08-22-10, 11:23 PM
Replies: 21
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Posted By meb

That link says all there BB drives so that would...

That link says all there BB drives so that would also include the Mountain and High Speed Drive.
08-22-10, 11:07 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,496
Posted By meb

I thought the US Attorney in the Bonds case was...

I thought the US Attorney in the Bonds case was based out of San Francisco.
The cycling subpeonas seems to be coming out of Los Angeles.
That's 2 different US Attorney's office should be...
08-22-10, 10:49 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,496
Posted By meb

Floyd had a Mennonite background, not Amish.

Floyd had a Mennonite background, not Amish.
08-22-10, 10:45 PM
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Views: 4,496
Posted By meb

Clemens had a foundation (reports his PEDs may...

Clemens had a foundation (reports his PEDs may have been paid for by his foundation). Any idea of the relative size of Clemens charitible foundations vs. Armstrongs?
08-22-10, 10:40 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,496
Posted By meb

Novitsky allready has- There were plural Mets...

Novitsky allready has- There were plural Mets players under subpoena in the Dr. Galea indictment.

Mets Jose Reyes, Carlos Beltran have already been questioned in that case. Arod and Tiger Woods...
08-21-10, 02:47 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 21,590
Posted By meb

Keep in mind though when calculating the statute...

Keep in mind though when calculating the statute of limitations that Lance spent a lot of time outside the US-the statute of limitations is tolled while outside of the jurisdiction.
08-14-10, 02:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,359
Posted By meb

The ASC and many other Sturmey 3 speeds (although...

The ASC and many other Sturmey 3 speeds (although not all, but the AB & AW did) used to have an undocument "neutral" you stumbled in between two of the gears-I believe it was between 1 and 2. If you...
08-14-10, 01:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,247
Posted By meb

Is the preclusion on all Schlumpf bike hubs or...

Is the preclusion on all Schlumpf bike hubs or just certain models?

Since the epicyclic gear on the MD is low vs high for the Speed Drive and High Speed Drive, any torque driven by the rear...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-14-10, 01:47 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 22,356
Posted By meb

That link is for the steel B2C. AEBike has the...

That link is for the steel B2C. AEBike has the aluminum S2C for $55: http://aebike.com/product/sturmey-archer-s2c-kick-shift-hub-kit-36h-116mm-silver-with-coaster-brake-sku-hu2218-qc30.htm
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-12-10, 01:50 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 22,356
Posted By meb

Is anybody building bikes with the S2C on it yet?

Is anybody building bikes with the S2C on it yet?
08-12-10, 12:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,247
Posted By meb

The Schlumpf Mountain drive would give broader...

The Schlumpf Mountain drive would give broader dynamic range than the Speed Drive.
It might give you too much torque throught he hub, though there were faqs out there from SRAM on how to mate the S7...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-11-10, 11:07 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 22,356
Posted By meb

Further, the lack of cables ease removal,...

Further, the lack of cables ease removal, installation and substitution.
In the winter, cables often ice up- the kick back/coaster approach has a big advantage in winter cycling.
08-11-10, 10:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,069
Posted By meb

Any idea why the less expensive steel version...

Any idea why the less expensive steel version would weigh less than the aluminum version?
Is there something extra in the aluminum version that makes it weight more?
08-11-10, 01:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,069
Posted By meb

S2C vs. B2C Sturmey Kickback 2 speeds

Any difference besides the weight and price of the steel vs. Aluminum?
How are these in durability relative the Sachs & Bendix kickbacks?
Are there 3/32 cogs available for these hubs (I see the S3X...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-11-10, 12:54 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 22,356
Posted By meb

I noticed there are S3X 13T cogs for 3/32 chain. ...

I noticed there are S3X 13T cogs for 3/32 chain. Will the S3X cogs work ok (assuming the ratio works) on the three kickback 2 speeds Sturmey has?
Are there any 3/32 chain compatible cogs for the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-11-10, 12:42 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 22,356
Posted By meb

I discovered the S2C and B2C when looking for an...

I discovered the S2C and B2C when looking for an S3X at Harris.
Any opinions on quality of the Sturmey S2C&B relative the Sachs and Bendix kickbacks?

Any difference between the S2C & B2c other...
08-10-10, 01:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,864
Posted By meb

I have bought 30 mm & 0 mm bmx quills so they are...

I have bought 30 mm & 0 mm bmx quills so they are out there. Also I have a folder with a 0 mm threadless. Many recumbent riser threadless stems are 0 mm or other short reaches.

Also consider...
07-26-10, 11:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,096
Posted By meb

There was an interesting interview with Kenny Van...

There was an interesting interview with Kenny Van Hummel-he is more famous for being the lantern rouge for about 10 days in 2009 than for winning 5 races in 2009. OF course becoming the first rider...
07-26-10, 10:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,096
Posted By meb

I've ordered a fabric lantern stamper so I can...

I've ordered a fabric lantern stamper so I can stamp my white shirt with red lanterne dots.:roflmao2::lol::innocent:
07-22-10, 09:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,999
Posted By meb

By pulling up on the handlebars at the same time...

By pulling up on the handlebars at the same time you are pushing down on the pedal, you are using arm muscles to oppose the pedal stroke about the roll axis. By using the arm muscles to pull/push...
07-21-10, 10:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,329
Posted By meb

I believe it was 05, though maybe it was 06.

I believe it was 05, though maybe it was 06.
07-21-10, 10:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,044
Posted By meb

Freire 2 years ago. Vino in '05.

Freire 2 years ago.
Vino in '05.
05-25-10, 12:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 874
Posted By meb

I pity you having in years past see on that 60...

I pity you having in years past see on that 60 inch screen Bobky in his birthday suit on the trainer or in drag, or Smiling Bob on those Enzyte commercials or Extenze.
05-25-10, 12:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,160
Posted By meb

That mean there going to bring their podium girls...

That mean there going to bring their podium girls to the US when the openning stages are in DC 2012?

Would have thought after the Superbowl and Saturday Night Live we might be able start our...
05-25-10, 12:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 698
Posted By meb

What kind of average speeds are you making in the...

What kind of average speeds are you making in the mountains when riding the updrafts?
05-15-10, 02:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,107
Posted By meb

They going to drop the Giro during Cal or just...

They going to drop the Giro during Cal or just cut back to a single Giro broadcast per day?
Forum: Touring
05-15-10, 01:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 766
Posted By meb

How do grass filled tires ride? Does the grass...

How do grass filled tires ride?
Does the grass become to crushed after a while needing replacement?
05-15-10, 01:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,442
Posted By meb

I gotta believe having a wheel specially built...

I gotta believe having a wheel specially built and hub modified that expands the dropout spacing of a Nexus 3 from 120mm to 130mm is going be comparable in price to a Nexus-7 that is already 130mm or...
05-14-10, 12:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,248
Posted By meb

If the washer approach is employed, would lock...

If the washer approach is employed, would lock washers work better than flat washers? Any idea what the i.d. of the washer should be to go around those screw?
05-14-10, 12:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,442
Posted By meb

The Nexus 7/8 speeds are about 130 mm spacing, so...

The Nexus 7/8 speeds are about 130 mm spacing, so one of their axles would be long enough for 130mm, but it seems an awful lot of work to expand out there. Are you swapping it out with an 8 speed ...
05-13-10, 11:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,906
Posted By meb

If reliability on rough streets is the issue, why...

If reliability on rough streets is the issue, why not go with a high spoke count and deep V-rim? Perhaps a tandem wheelset?

As retrogrouch points out, the spoke count is part of the wheel...
05-13-10, 02:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,568
Posted By meb

The 8 speed chain will be less expensive than the...

The 8 speed chain will be less expensive than the 10 speed-don't throw good money away.
The narrower 10 speed chain won't work as well on the wider teeth sprockets of the 8 speed cassette. ...
05-13-10, 02:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,399
Posted By meb

Since my 78 Super Grand has 26 tpi, does that...

Since my 78 Super Grand has 26 tpi, does that mean it was imported rather than built by Raleigh USA?
05-13-10, 02:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 440
Posted By meb

Here's pics from Sheldon's site on Octalink 1,...

Here's pics from Sheldon's site on Octalink 1, Octalink 2 & ISIS.
http://www.sheldonbrown.com/gloss_u-v.html#v1
Octa is derived from 8, so count the splines if it is 8 it's Octalink unless this...
05-13-10, 01:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,248
Posted By meb

That might be doable. My cables go underneath...

That might be doable. My cables go underneath the shell but I think one could reroute cables with a little effort and get that to work.
05-13-10, 01:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,248
Posted By meb

It's a triple ring 2 speed internal gear BB. Was...

It's a triple ring 2 speed internal gear BB. Was planning on keeping the triple FDer unitl I discovered these things will accept a ringed crank outboard the triple (just put a single or double crank...
05-13-10, 01:42 AM
05-12-10, 12:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,248
Posted By meb

Alternative BB cable guide mounting techniques vs. the traditional screw/rivet

I was wanting to replace a destroyed bottom bracket with an internal gear bottom bracket in my Bridgestone MB-4 mountain bike. The internal gear bottom bracket takes up the entire diameter of the...
05-12-10, 12:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 538
Posted By meb

Threadless Bottom Brackets

Would I damage BB shell threads if I used a threadless bottom bracket in there?
One candidate is chromoly the other aluminum?
05-12-10, 12:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,399
Posted By meb

87 Raleigh Technium BB threads -26 TPI?

I have 2 Raleigh bikes down with BBs (plus a Bridgestone down with a broken BB).
1 is an 78 Raleigh Super Grand Prix- I have that one apart and confirmed it is 26TPI.
Sheldon's site indicates that...
05-12-10, 12:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,077
Posted By meb

If this is a 10 speed from that era they Peugeot...

If this is a 10 speed from that era they Peugeot spacing was 120mm, if it was a 12 speed the spacing was about 124mm-and the compact Atom freewheel-when moved to another bike-would not index to...
05-06-10, 04:24 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 16,598
Posted By meb

If the objective is winter cycling, solid axle is...

If the objective is winter cycling, solid axle is the way to go to get traction. You can lean on dry payment to compensate for the lack of differential in turns.

The exception might be a Welsh...
05-06-10, 04:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,833
Posted By meb

There was a 3/20 post on this thread advising...

There was a 3/20 post on this thread advising against lock washers. Not apparent why, but in view of the post I avoided lock washers. What the story on lock washers since we have split opinions?
05-06-10, 04:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,296
Posted By meb

http://cgi.ebay.com/DNP-Epoch-7-Speed-Freewheel-11...

http://cgi.ebay.com/DNP-Epoch-7-Speed-Freewheel-11-32-/310217141244?cmd=ViewItem&pt=Cycling_Parts_Accessories&hash=item483a61ebfc
05-05-10, 03:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 977
Posted By meb

IN Merrit's sport of track and field, it's the...

IN Merrit's sport of track and field, it's the first part of the body accross the line,:thumb:
05-04-10, 04:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 263
Posted By meb

Maximum throw front deraileurs

I stuck a triple crank on a Super Gear internal gear bottom bracket that already had the triple rings on the output of the drive. The crank rings sit outboard the BBs rings such that one could make...
05-04-10, 04:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 884
Posted By meb

All three had loose BBs (the Super Grand Prix had...

All three had loose BBs (the Super Grand Prix had the bearings removed, the Bridgestone has had the cups & now polyhedron bearings removed at this point).
I had a problem with missing parts on a Uni...
05-02-10, 01:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,833
Posted By meb

The washers with 5/8 in insided diameter only...

The washers with 5/8 in insided diameter only came in one size at Home Depot. The were too large to fit inside the BB shell. Fortunately I bought a few nets to go with that, and the nuts fit...
04-30-10, 01:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 884
Posted By meb

How does one post a jpeg or pdf in bike forums? ...

How does one post a jpeg or pdf in bike forums?

At any rate it is not a cartridge BB.
Sounds like mkane77g has explaned the spindle I have.
04-29-10, 12:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,759
Posted By meb

In deference to the fuzz, mine was not a retrofit...

In deference to the fuzz, mine was not a retrofit but the belt drive was OEM. My bike has only one pair of horizontal stays extending just aft the seat tube-my frame is a rectangular when unfolded. ...
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