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01-27-23, 07:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 335
Posted By SkinGriz

I heard a statement once Iíll attempt to...

I heard a statement once Iíll attempt to paraphrase.

The narcissism of petty differences.

As to the rotor direction. I would bet it doesnít matter as long as it lines up with the caliper.
01-26-23, 03:00 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 3,849
Posted By SkinGriz

One thing about pipe. Iíve used some pipe under a...

One thing about pipe. Iíve used some pipe under a lot of force the wrong way as a cheater on the end of a spud wrench. None of it ever split.

Iím not overwhelmingly convinced the seam in pipe...
01-22-23, 12:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 352
Posted By SkinGriz

Many US cities would use a 24.5% tax rate to...

Many US cities would use a 24.5% tax rate to bribe some MNC to build a factory in their townÖ then complain about wealth inequality the next election cycle.
01-21-23, 04:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 765
Posted By SkinGriz

Structural steel beam to column connection works...

Structural steel beam to column connection works the same way. The bolt only is in shear when first connected. Afterwords itís tightened and the bolt and nut is basically a spring with the friction...
01-21-23, 04:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,322
Posted By SkinGriz

If youíre looking to sell, send me a PM. Thank...

If youíre looking to sell, send me a PM. Thank you.
01-14-23, 04:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 587
Posted By SkinGriz

Built to last.

Built to last.
01-14-23, 02:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 796
Posted By SkinGriz

I was listening to a podcast interview of people...

I was listening to a podcast interview of people attempting to farm there.

One of the issues was they could never get uprooted weeds to die because the roots would never dry out.
01-11-23, 08:07 PM
Replies: 26,663
Views: 3,894,280
Posted By SkinGriz

How much do these weigh? What could they...

How much do these weigh?

What could they weigh with newer bars, crank arms, 559 alloy wheels, etc?

I understand low weight isnít the point, but sometimes understanding the possibilities helps...
01-11-23, 05:29 PM
Replies: 26,663
Views: 3,894,280
Posted By SkinGriz

Looks like a fun bike to ride. I like it.

Looks like a fun bike to ride.
I like it.
01-10-23, 03:46 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 23,403
Posted By SkinGriz

If I wanted to search it out, what term would I...

If I wanted to search it out, what term would I use for those adjustable length head stems?
01-10-23, 01:49 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 7,690
Posted By SkinGriz

Iíd like to try a tadpole. That said, even...

Iíd like to try a tadpole.

That said, even if I like it I donít see a recumbent as replacing any bike for what or why I ride bikes.
01-09-23, 11:55 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,749
Posted By SkinGriz

Looks fun. My wife has one thatís just...

Looks fun.

My wife has one thatís just sitting.

How much do you think it weighs?
01-09-23, 11:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 407
Posted By SkinGriz

I would think itís plausible that 2nd gear is...

I would think itís plausible that 2nd gear is more efficient than a rear derailleur.
01-05-23, 11:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 419
Posted By SkinGriz

^ Bike tires are bias ply tires. You can get...

^ Bike tires are bias ply tires.
You can get away with almost anything as far as width goes. As long as it fits your frame and fork.
01-05-23, 09:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 889
Posted By SkinGriz

Thatís a beautiful bike.

Thatís a beautiful bike.
01-01-23, 09:39 PM
Replies: 1,773
Views: 372,356
Posted By SkinGriz

I think Griffith Park is the largest park in the...

I think Griffith Park is the largest park in the world within city limits. Something like that.
12-30-22, 11:58 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,353
Posted By SkinGriz

How many times in my life have I looked back and...

How many times in my life have I looked back and thought ďone hour of OT at work would have more than covered the cost difference, and I spent way more than one hour screwing around trying to make...
12-20-22, 10:24 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,461
Posted By SkinGriz

Probably get a kidney cheaper if you use medical...

Probably get a kidney cheaper if you use medical tourism.

Maybe one stolen from Uigers or Shining Path concentration camp.
12-13-22, 10:48 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 9,507
Posted By SkinGriz

This is my feelings also. I think itís...

This is my feelings also. I think itís beautifully machined. I think itís interesting how it mounts to the CS.

I have other things I want my money to go to, but if I saw this outside a coffee shop...
12-05-22, 04:02 PM
Replies: 1,389
Views: 487,721
Posted By SkinGriz

Beautiful bikes. Thank you for sharing.

Beautiful bikes. Thank you for sharing.
07-25-22, 01:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,232
Posted By SkinGriz

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=TvXQ43IUL7s

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=TvXQ43IUL7s
07-23-22, 06:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 626
Posted By SkinGriz

Just ride it and replace things as they break. ...

Just ride it and replace things as they break.

Plastic pedals arenít necessarily bad. I still enjoy a bike with one piece cranks and it has the Odyssey Twisted pedals.

Have you put a magnet to...
06-30-22, 02:48 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,922
Posted By SkinGriz

Clear.

Clear.
06-29-22, 12:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 985
Posted By SkinGriz

These days probably a decent deal. Probably...

These days probably a decent deal.

Probably front linear pull rear coaster. Should be ample stopping power.

Online it looks like it should have a 3 speed internal gear hub. Even if the tubes...
06-19-22, 12:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,801
Posted By SkinGriz

And even if it wasÖ Why wouldnít I be OK with a...

And even if it wasÖ Why wouldnít I be OK with a company helping people get different bikes at different price points?
06-10-22, 01:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,968
Posted By SkinGriz

He could have outran the airplane if he had drop...

He could have outran the airplane if he had drop bars.
06-10-22, 10:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,518
Posted By SkinGriz

Thats my thinking. I understand if itís for...

Thats my thinking.

I understand if itís for gnarly single track with big rocks, but for how a lot of riding is, cruising around the neighborhood, MUPs, rail trails, etc. I think 559 is great.
05-27-22, 08:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 375
Posted By SkinGriz

Thank you Vintage Schwinn

Ordered one of the bars you linked.

Finally installed it today. Kid rode around and said it fits her perfect.

The bike in question had the looks of a mountain bike but dimensions (like reach...
05-26-22, 08:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,763
Posted By SkinGriz

Reviving a zombie thread just to say a bike is...

Reviving a zombie thread just to say a bike is ugly.

Thatís crazy.

And you obviously havenít seen my wifeís electro forged step through schwinn.
05-20-22, 11:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,570
Posted By SkinGriz

I think all the work is done by the 2 or 3 links...

I think all the work is done by the 2 or 3 links about to come off the sprocket regardless of size, making the bigger sprocket more efficient.

I also think it isnít enough for most people to...
05-19-22, 05:02 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,320
Posted By SkinGriz

We picked up an emaciated Dobie off the street....

We picked up an emaciated Dobie off the street. Really sweet girl.
05-17-22, 11:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,028
Posted By SkinGriz

yes. just click the tab wheels, scroll down to...

yes.
just click the tab wheels, scroll down to beach cruiser.
05-17-22, 04:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,028
Posted By SkinGriz

https://bikeisland.com/cgi-bin/BKTK_STOR20.cgi?Act...

https://bikeisland.com/cgi-bin/BKTK_STOR20.cgi?Action=List&SubCategoryNew=Wheels:%20Mountain%20with%2026%20inch%20Wheels
04-25-22, 06:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 938
Posted By SkinGriz

ATF in an oil can.

ATF in an oil can.
04-24-22, 10:27 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,620
Posted By SkinGriz

Well you could also look at it like ďIf I paid...

Well you could also look at it like ďIf I paid for a burger or brat from a restaurant for every time I ate what he grilled at churchÖĒ

Iíd still ask for a pie or 2 out of the deal.
But I just...
04-24-22, 07:00 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,698
Posted By SkinGriz

On the street the surface digs into the tire. ...

On the street the surface digs into the tire.
Off road the tire digs into the surface.

Itís a gross over simplification but thereís something to it.
04-24-22, 01:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 614
Posted By SkinGriz

Indoors like velodrome or indoors like stationary...

Indoors like velodrome or indoors like stationary bike?

If itís one of those cycle with the computer things, maybe there is a program that letís you change your computer outfit like a blue screen.
04-22-22, 12:02 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,362
Posted By SkinGriz

A coworker was watching the redneck brotruck mud...

A coworker was watching the redneck brotruck mud wallowing videos and thought it was so cool.

I said they could save time and money by just getting drunk, getting naked, throw hundred dollar bills...
04-15-22, 03:57 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 5,404
Posted By SkinGriz

I think a major problem with dogs is people...

I think a major problem with dogs is people getting the wrong type of dog for their living situation.

Like neglecting a highly relational dog, or getting an Ausie where he has no room to play, or...
04-14-22, 05:18 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,656
Posted By SkinGriz

Wire butt connectors.

Wire butt connectors.
04-11-22, 08:41 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,708
Posted By SkinGriz

No. That dog was trying to herd or ďplayĒ. ...

No. That dog was trying to herd or ďplayĒ.

Similar to dogs chasing cars.

Stuff happens.
04-08-22, 01:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,132
Posted By SkinGriz

Compare to what? Walking up a hill compared...

Compare to what?

Walking up a hill compared to sitting watching the TV?

Walking sounds great.
04-04-22, 04:37 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,595
Posted By SkinGriz

I could definitely go for some beach break cafe. ...

I could definitely go for some beach break cafe.
I kinda like Oside.
03-29-22, 12:54 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,520
Posted By SkinGriz

Suntan oil gives them a nice patina. Sunscreen...

Suntan oil gives them a nice patina.
Sunscreen on my bikes prevents the tires from cracking and rotting.
03-14-22, 01:16 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 60,461
Posted By SkinGriz

India. I donít really care where. Just good to...

India.
I donít really care where. Just good to see swords into plows.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Hz_EUhglzbo
Forum: Commuting
03-11-22, 02:01 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 11,781
Posted By SkinGriz

Out of shape.

Rode bike to school.
6.9 miles each way.
The only hills were overpasses and Iím still gassed.
First time riding more than 2 miles in 20+ years.
03-10-22, 07:21 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 21,083
Posted By SkinGriz

I like the socks.

I like the socks.
03-06-22, 06:28 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,872
Posted By SkinGriz

ďThe foolish and the dead alone never change...

ďThe foolish and the dead alone never change their opinion.Ē

James Russell Lowell
03-06-22, 06:19 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,992
Posted By SkinGriz

Figure 8 is a better way than flattening out the...

Figure 8 is a better way than flattening out the tire to fit OE package.
Flattened tires want to keep popping out of the rim hook during installation.
03-04-22, 05:32 PM
Replies: 80
War
Views: 5,318
Posted By SkinGriz

Rona over, new crisis needed.

Rona over, new crisis needed.
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