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12-31-20, 11:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,383
Posted By rhm

:lol: ...yeah... A couple years ago a friend of...

:lol: ...yeah... A couple years ago a friend of mine crashed snd didn't know why. He explained it in an email. He's a physicist and takes a methodical approach to problem solving.
Well, as i said,...
12-31-20, 06:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,063
Posted By cudak888

It's a conspiracy between auto manufacturers and...

It's a conspiracy between auto manufacturers and drivers to subliminally insert cars into our psyche and contaminate our precious bodily fluids.

-Kurt
12-31-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 714
Posted By TejanoTrackie

I'm not sure that's even a proper bicycle wheel...

I'm not sure that's even a proper bicycle wheel hub cog. For one thing, it lacks any flange at all, which is why it has so few threads. For all I know, it's used on some kind of chain driven...
12-26-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,266
Posted By steine13

Just to close the loop: I put the hub back...

Just to close the loop:
I put the hub back together with the broken bolt and mounted it on the trainer.
This was to show the wifey that her old bike was on the road to recovery, which was well...
12-17-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 785
Posted By veganbikes

Yeah people love to use odd BCDs for whatever...

Yeah people love to use odd BCDs for whatever reason. Campy did it on their Triomphe and Victory gruppos with the 116 BCD, Sakae did it for Apex with 118. Shimano did it a bunch I have some whacky...
12-11-20, 06:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,092
Posted By 3alarmer

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Forum: Foo
12-07-20, 11:23 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,424
Posted By canklecat

As ​​​ThermionicScott noted, Crichton had a gift...

As ​​​ThermionicScott noted, Crichton had a gift for making sci-fi and techy thrillers seem plausible. Among acquaintances at parties, at work and other occasions, I've heard mentions of Crichton...
Forum: Foo
12-07-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,424
Posted By skidder

. . . . or crying like a baby. ;)

. . . . or crying like a baby. ;)
Forum: Foo
12-07-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,424
Posted By livedarklions

The Easy Mark's Manifesto. Oh, and big hard...

The Easy Mark's Manifesto.

Oh, and big hard pass on the 1 hour and eight minutes video. Didn't make it past the ukulele song at the beginning that seems to imply that 5G kills bees.
Forum: Foo
12-06-20, 11:37 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,424
Posted By canklecat

Great book and movie. But Michael Crichton...

Great book and movie. But Michael Crichton deserves a little blame/credit for nudging gullible folks toward woo. Because of his credentials some folks assumed he was writing fact based journalism...
12-06-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,488
Posted By one4smoke

I hate it for y'all. :p

I hate it for y'all. :p
Forum: Foo
12-06-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,424
Posted By roundypndr

Yes, flashing red lights are to be avoided,...

Yes, flashing red lights are to be avoided, especially during those straining times when working on new viruses in a secret laboratory.


...
Forum: Foo
12-05-20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 961
Posted By ahsposo

There's a newsflash...

There's a newsflash...
Forum: Foo
12-05-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,424
Posted By noisebeam

I'll just use this an an excuse to share some of...

I'll just use this an an excuse to share some of my images
...
12-05-20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,638
Posted By canklecat

Lockdowns might not have been necessary if people...

Lockdowns might not have been necessary if people were more cooperative.

But instead of cooperating with a few basic precautions -- masks (where appropriate -- I don't wear a mask while riding,...
Forum: Foo
12-05-20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,424
Posted By canklecat

That's silly. Gates didn't develop the 5G...

That's silly. Gates didn't develop the 5G coronavirus to get richer. He did it to turn us into pod people so he could pollinate us with his alien stamen. It's never about the money with these...
12-04-20, 09:53 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,906
Posted By wgscott

I am thinking of promulgating anti-vax propaganda...

I am thinking of promulgating anti-vax propaganda so that me and my family can get vaccinated sooner.
Forum: Foo
12-04-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,424
Posted By genec

RF engineer here... OK I honestly have some...

RF engineer here... OK I honestly have some schools of thought about this...
ONE) by the time this sort of RF does you any harm, you'll have died of something else anyway... most likely heart...
12-01-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,988
Posted By Drillium Dude

^^^ I predict another happy customer in about 7...

^^^ I predict another happy customer in about 7 months :)

DD
11-29-20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,509
Posted By mstateglfr

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11-29-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,475
Posted By walnutz

Update: finally got my wheels to complete my...

Update: finally got my wheels to complete my conversion . Pacenti Brevet rims and All-City hubs. WTB Horizon tires. Clearance is tight, but juuuust enough.
...
11-28-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,988
Posted By gugie

Now I'm worried some guy from Casati will be...

Now I'm worried some guy from Casati will be knocking at my door and telling me it's not personal, it's business.
11-27-20, 11:00 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,988
Posted By Drillium Dude

For sure, because I'm going to roll up the...

For sure, because I'm going to roll up the receipt and tuck it into the DS handlebar end :)

DD
11-27-20, 10:52 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,988
Posted By Drillium Dude

Visited Recycled Cycles today to tweak the RD...

Visited Recycled Cycles today to tweak the RD hanger (a new project is in the works). I left the bike for about an hour, so had to give my information and all that for the ticket. When I got home I...
11-27-20, 08:07 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,294
Posted By DiabloScott

Posted just after Trump was elected in 2016......

Posted just after Trump was elected in 2016... he's probably not missing anything.
11-24-20, 05:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,107
Posted By 79pmooney

I've been running a 44-17 on my winter/rain/city...

I've been running a 44-17 on my winter/rain/city commuter fix gear for 30 years. On my best fix gear I run either a 42 or 43 in front and 16, 17 or 18 in back. 42-17 for very long rides. Running a...
11-24-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,092
Posted By cuda2k

Velobase.com - moving severs, so might be a bump or two in the next few days

Spending the evening moving the site over to a new hosting account, so while the DNS resolves and database gets moved over, I've disabled the add/edit of most things and posted an announcement up top...
11-24-20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,091
Posted By Iride01

Will this be another thread the OP does not...

Will this be another thread the OP does not participate in?
11-17-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,725
Posted By furiousferret

About a third of our population is not...

About a third of our population is not responsible enough for social media.... I have been on a gamer forum for 20 years and after that game died its turned into a racist, anti semitic, conspiracy...
Forum: Commuting
11-17-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,161
Posted By reconnaissance

That’s great advice. ...

That’s great advice.
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11-16-20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,725
Posted By blacknbluebikes

Social media is for bikes and beer. Beyond that...

Social media is for bikes and beer. Beyond that lies madness.
Forum: Commuting
11-05-20, 05:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,726
Posted By Helldorado

Crocs and Socks for winter rain commuting: an elegant solution.

I commute in the rain. A lot (I live in the Pacific Northwest of the USA - vary rainy in the winter). In years past I used traditional foot gear: enclosed cycling shoes (clip-less) with overboots of...
11-05-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,984
Posted By mack_turtle

if your bike has threaded holes for fenders and...

if your bike has threaded holes for fenders and racks that you never use, just bolt a spare cleat bolt in one of the unused holes. cinch it in there with a dab of Loctite 242 so you won't worry about...
10-29-20, 04:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,573
Posted By Trakhak

By the way, "murder" means to convert all color...

By the way, "murder" means to convert all color to black. The correct term for heedlessly desecrating a frame for fixie use is "drew."
10-27-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,475
Posted By walnutz

Building up Pacenti Brevets with...

Building up Pacenti Brevets with prowheelbuilder.com

Will update if anyone is interested.

After riding 650b for a while on my geared bike, I donít think I can ever go back to 700c.
10-27-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,573
Posted By Rolla

I like the "conversion proud" look of keeping the...

I like the "conversion proud" look of keeping the cable bits intact.
Forum: Commuting
10-23-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 29,786
Posted By noglider

I was in Information Technology for 34 years. I'm...

I was in Information Technology for 34 years. I'm back in college to finish the Computer Science degree I left undone over 30 years ago, and when I grow up, I'm going to be a school teacher.
10-17-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 5,851
Posted By wolfchild

Protein deficiency doesn't exist, I never heard...

Protein deficiency doesn't exist, I never heard of anybody developing health problems because of not eating enough protein. I blame the fitness industry especially the bodybuilding culture for...
10-16-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 5,851
Posted By caloso

We’re having lamb chops tonight. I sous vide them...

We’re having lamb chops tonight. I sous vide them for a few hours then throw them on a hot grill before serving.
10-16-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 5,851
Posted By veganbikes

To not get enough protein in the day you really...

To not get enough protein in the day you really have to try hard. You would have to eat junk and I don't mean potato chips and peanut and chocolate bars, I mean stuff that is completely nutritionally...
09-24-20, 07:31 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,353
Posted By cyccommute

Mavic Open Pro C...

Mavic Open Pro C (https://shop.mavic.com/en-us/open-pro-c-j24200.html#1028=3283) would be a good choice. Not too aero but not a boxy as the H plus Sonís. They are lighter as well.
09-23-20, 09:11 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,353
Posted By Tomm Willians

Yes, here it is ...

Yes, here it is
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09-23-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 925
Posted By madpogue

^^^^ That's 406.1g with the weight of the ink.

^^^^ That's 406.1g with the weight of the ink.
09-23-20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,504
Posted By conspiratemus1

I have no nostalgia for the dentistry of my 1950s...

I have no nostalgia for the dentistry of my 1950s childhood, either. But at least we didn’t have anti-vaxxers then. Nobody died from opposition to water fluoridation. But boy were our teeth rotten....
09-21-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,824
Posted By xiaoman1

IMO, Whether one agrees with another's political...

IMO, Whether one agrees with another's political leanings or not, a bit of decorum is warranted particularly given the circumstances.
The same holds true for war heroes, I respect them all...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,318
Posted By MoAlpha

I wear gloves on the bike all winter.

I wear gloves on the bike all winter.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,332
Posted By genejockey

It's like a Jerry Seinfeld routine in here -...

It's like a Jerry Seinfeld routine in here - "What's the deal with handlebar bags?"
09-21-20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 925
Posted By madpogue

But it's alright, now......

But it's alright, now......
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 12:39 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,079
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Will 23C be around for a long time? Yes Would I...

Will 23C be around for a long time? Yes
Would I purchase a new bike that is limited to 23C tires? No.. no matter how good the price
09-20-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 925
Posted By SurferRosa

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