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01-17-23, 11:25 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,161
Posted By frogman

I also went over the bars by just grabbing the...

I also went over the bars by just grabbing the front brake. I have scars to remind me.
01-01-23, 03:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 454
Posted By frogman

SamSam77, Try putting the cable on the other...

SamSam77,

Try putting the cable on the other side of the bolt as pointed out and let us know what happens.
Inquiring minds want to know.......................
Forum: Commuting
12-19-22, 11:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 459
Posted By frogman

pdlamb, I weigh 170 pounds. I'll experiment...

pdlamb,
I weigh 170 pounds. I'll experiment with the pressure and see where the magic spot is. Sounds like it might be around 70 psi
Thanks for the info, much appreciated !
Merry Christmas...
Forum: Commuting
12-19-22, 12:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 459
Posted By frogman

Thanks for the info. The tires are 700 x 32's ...

Thanks for the info.
The tires are 700 x 32's
I found that on my 700 x 32 Gatorskins I lowered the pressure to 60 psi and had a noticeable improvement with a softer ride on our rough pavement in...
Forum: Commuting
12-18-22, 09:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 459
Posted By frogman

Pressure in your Schwalbes ?

What pressure do you run in your Schwalbe Marathon's ? I am getting a pair of Marathon Plus tires and want to find the most comfortable ride with the lowest pressure I can use. Our streets are in...
12-18-22, 09:06 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,842
Posted By frogman

Very impressive ! What is your favorite most...

Very impressive ! What is your favorite most reliable group set for all these miles ?
12-11-22, 09:11 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,590
Posted By frogman

Thanks for the zip tie info. Very ingenious ! ...

Thanks for the zip tie info. Very ingenious ! I will carry zip ties in my saddle bag now too.
Forum: Touring
12-05-22, 10:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,166
Posted By frogman

Schwalbe or Gatorskin ?

I asked this question in the road cycling forum. I think this forum is a better one for this question.

I have 700 x 32 Gatorskins on my road bike. I commute and ride thru poorly maintained...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-22, 09:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 249
Posted By frogman

thanks Random11, ​​​​​​The Schwalbes are...

thanks Random11,

​​​​​​The Schwalbes are supposed to be good touring tires. I'm not sure but I think the tread is thicker than the Gators.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-22, 08:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 249
Posted By frogman

Schwalbe or Gatorskin ?

I have 700 x 32 Gatorskins on my road bike. I commute and ride thru poorly maintained streets.
Its time to replace the Gators. I am thinking about trying Schwalbe Marathon Plus and see how they...
11-25-22, 11:19 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,590
Posted By frogman

Carrying a spare thumbshifter sounds like a good...

Carrying a spare thumbshifter sounds like a good option Miele Man.
11-24-22, 05:41 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,590
Posted By frogman

thanks cxwrench, the cable technique sounds...

thanks cxwrench, the cable technique sounds good. I will check it out.
Yeah, I'm sure I'm overthinking it :lol:
11-24-22, 03:43 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,590
Posted By frogman

Shifter worries

So here you are 15 miles away from home, on a trail nowhere near any roadways on your gravel bike and your brifters crap out. How do you make field adjustments to lock them up to stay at least in a...
11-10-22, 10:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 305
Posted By frogman

Thanks !

Thanks !
11-09-22, 10:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 305
Posted By frogman

Shimano bar end shifters rebuildable ?

I have a Shimano Dura Ace 9 speed bar end shifter on my touring bike that skips over 4th gear when using it in index mode.
Had it quite a while so it is not surprising. Can they be rebuilt or do...
10-30-22, 05:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,043
Posted By frogman

Thanks for the feedback guys. I kinda...

Thanks for the feedback guys.

I kinda remember it was done down in the drops, but it was a long time ago. I checked my vintage 1984 Trek 770 and it blocks the view of the hub when in the drops.
...
10-30-22, 02:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 956
Posted By frogman

Old school "check your reach"

I put this in the Bike Fitting Forum but no response, thought ths forum might be better.

In the 80's we used for the starting point to check your reach on a road bike to look down at the handlebar...
10-30-22, 12:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,043
Posted By frogman

Old school check your reach method

Maybe this would be better posted in the Classic and Vintage forum but in the 80's we used for the starting point to check your reach on a road bike to look down at the handlebar and see it the wheel...
10-13-22, 10:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 195
Posted By frogman

I have had success with the SJX426 method also. ...

I have had success with the SJX426 method also. Make sure the end of the allen wrench is pushed in all the way and fully seated then push and hold the allen wrench firmly in the head of the bolt so...
08-24-22, 09:21 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,565
Posted By frogman

He contributed a valid comment. What do you...

He contributed a valid comment. What do you deem it a worthless contribution ?
08-16-22, 10:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 221
Posted By frogman

Easy. Don't pedal backwards :D

Easy.
Don't pedal backwards :D
08-09-22, 10:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,460
Posted By frogman

Me too.

Me too.
08-03-22, 06:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,603
Posted By frogman

My sentiments exactly..................

My sentiments exactly..................
07-21-22, 03:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 496
Posted By frogman

OMG ! You now have to live with the shame ! ...

OMG ! You now have to live with the shame ! :D
07-21-22, 02:42 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,413
Posted By frogman

Exactly !!

Exactly !!
07-17-22, 08:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,413
Posted By frogman

Best troll post I have seen on BF !

Best troll post I have seen on BF !
07-16-22, 09:54 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,311
Posted By frogman

Jeff, Great job on the 970. I like the...

Jeff,

Great job on the 970. I like the flexibility you have in riding position with those bars.
07-14-22, 03:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 293
Posted By frogman

don't need tires !

Check out this 1905 WW 1 bicycle.
Springs in the wheels. No tires needed :-)

https://i.postimg.cc/FRHFS0h7/292251274-2178830595626939-7873376204776456792-n.jpg
07-11-22, 02:57 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,534
Posted By frogman

Me too Eric F Rolling along hearing the rear...

Me too Eric F

Rolling along hearing the rear hubs just sounds right......................
I prefer the sound :-)
07-06-22, 01:55 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 5,575
Posted By frogman

The same scenario here. Love the 32's now

The same scenario here. Love the 32's now
07-03-22, 02:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 25,022
Posted By frogman

Yeah. I will get popcorn out too !

Yeah. I will get popcorn out too !
07-03-22, 09:17 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 36,735
Posted By frogman

The Riv webpage says the Atlantis is made in...

The Riv webpage says the Atlantis is made in Taiwan
07-02-22, 10:35 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,549
Posted By frogman

"just stupid" ? Mocking the suggestion because...

"just stupid" ?
Mocking the suggestion because you don't agree is "just stupid"
07-01-22, 10:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 875
Posted By frogman

I understood what you were getting at in your...

I understood what you were getting at in your post. I should be obvious to the most casual reader. Unfortunately it is common on BF to mock even a simple question. Then there is blood in the water...
05-06-22, 09:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,128
Posted By frogman

Sounds good Dan. I use the strips cut from the...

Sounds good Dan. I use the strips cut from the tubes for a lot of stuff especially "bungee" type applications. I use a strip to secure the front wheel from flopping around when doing maintenance...
05-05-22, 10:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,128
Posted By frogman

They are making suggestions for other options to...

They are making suggestions for other options to consider besides recycling.

I would report their shameful practice immediately.

Or loosen up and be nice.........................
05-05-22, 06:16 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,367
Posted By frogman

Some of your snarky, rude remarks. "I would...

Some of your snarky, rude remarks.

"I would though have thought an Einstein like you would realise"
"If that sounds like excessive walking to you then Iím guessing you must levitate."
Totally...
05-05-22, 12:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,128
Posted By frogman

Why not repurpose them for use as tie down...

Why not repurpose them for use as tie down straps, etc ? They stretch nicely and work well for this. I cut mine into strips and use them for securing loads on the back. Also good for securing...
05-05-22, 11:51 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,367
Posted By frogman

The constructive responses you have received from...

The constructive responses you have received from BF members on your thread have been met with a sarcastic jab response. It is obvious you don't want our help. The sarcasm is unwarranted and is...
05-04-22, 06:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,367
Posted By frogman

I agree with cxwrench. He hit the nail on the...

I agree with cxwrench. He hit the nail on the head. SPD-SL cleats usually last significantly longer than your example.
Get cleat covers to compensate for your excessive walking on them. No...
04-30-22, 10:08 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,874
Posted By frogman

You got me to thinking. I am not racing but I am...

You got me to thinking. I am not racing but I am overdue to change cable & housing. Been about three years. Time slips away from me these days..................
04-24-22, 08:30 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 5,747
Posted By frogman

Thanks for the info. I will try the camo.

Thanks for the info. I will try the camo.
04-23-22, 10:02 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 5,747
Posted By frogman

Me too. I also like the flourescent yellow. ...

Me too. I also like the flourescent yellow.

Black shorts so they won't show the saddle stains, etc and bright colors like yellow and orange on the torso to be the most visible to motorists as we...
04-22-22, 04:14 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,151
Posted By frogman

Exactly.......... And he is complaining about...

Exactly.......... And he is complaining about getting caught. This is hilarious ! :lol:
04-18-22, 09:12 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 15,459
Posted By frogman

Exactly !!! :thumb:

Exactly !!! :thumb:
04-18-22, 09:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,816
Posted By frogman

Very well said :thumb:

Very well said :thumb:
04-15-22, 10:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,050
Posted By frogman

Thanks for sharing the info on those mounting...

Thanks for sharing the info on those mounting clamps. Those are nice.
04-15-22, 06:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,670
Posted By frogman

Same here zandoval. 45 F or above for this old...

Same here zandoval. 45 F or above for this old carcass. :thumb:
04-15-22, 06:07 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,058
Posted By frogman

10 wheels was correct. Don't rely on eye...

10 wheels was correct. Don't rely on eye contact. Been in too many mishsps at intersections at stop signs where there was mutual eye contact and the driver didn't really see me :eek: ended up on...
04-12-22, 05:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 569
Posted By frogman

Another vote for Gatorskins. Not as cushy as some...

Another vote for Gatorskins. Not as cushy as some tires but rides nice and very flat resistant. In our area I was flatting at least once a week before putting Gators on my 84 Trek road bike. Now...
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