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06-23-19, 04:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 427
Posted By Homebrew01

When I have opened BBs later, they have been in...

When I have opened BBs later, they have been in good shape.
It keeps the grit out.
But, I did not do a lot of rain rides.
06-23-19, 02:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 427
Posted By Homebrew01

You can make "seals" for square taper BBs. Get...

You can make "seals" for square taper BBs.
Get some squishy foam, like in sofa cushions.
Cut out a small doughnut shape, a bit thicker than the gap between crank arm & BB cup.
Remove cranks.
Slip...
Forum: Introductions
06-23-19, 02:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 189
Posted By Homebrew01

Welcome to B.F. Plenty of good info here.

Welcome to B.F.
Plenty of good info here.
06-23-19, 12:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 331
Posted By Homebrew01

Who would ever do a dumb thing like that !?!? ...

Who would ever do a dumb thing like that !?!?
:o :o :o
:P :P :P
06-23-19, 11:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 567
Posted By Homebrew01

I wasn't referring to specific current posts....

I wasn't referring to specific current posts. more a reminder about future posts, since TdF will be starting soon.
And I agree, that the non race events are more "news" than spoilers.
06-23-19, 11:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,263
Posted By Homebrew01

There are different types, depending on the year...

There are different types, depending on the year of bike. Once you have 10 posts, you can post pictures.
To get 10 posts you can introduce yourself in the introductions forum, and welcome others....
06-22-19, 07:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 567
Posted By Homebrew01

No "Spoilers"

General Reminder...Please do not put "Spoilers" in thread titles. Many of us watch races on a time delay, and prefer not to know results or significant news ahead of time.

You can easily make the...
06-21-19, 03:03 PM
Replies: 3,846
Views: 167,857
Posted By Homebrew01

We're having censor "issues".

We're having censor "issues".
06-19-19, 06:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 744
Posted By Homebrew01

I have Campy cranks with a similar problem,...

I have Campy cranks with a similar problem, except the pedal thread inserts came a bit loose.
I fixed them by inserting 2 pins each to hold them in place.

The problem with the crank insert being...
06-18-19, 08:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,063
Posted By Homebrew01

I found that odd too.

I found that odd too.
06-18-19, 08:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 434
Posted By Homebrew01

Unrelated

Unrelated
06-18-19, 05:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,188
Posted By Homebrew01

Moved from Road

Moved from Road
06-18-19, 06:05 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,265
Posted By Homebrew01

MOD NOTE to All: Please stay on topic, and drop...

MOD NOTE to All: Please stay on topic, and drop the personal stuff.
06-16-19, 06:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,663
Posted By Homebrew01

Depends. If it was an open road tumble, the frame...

Depends. If it was an open road tumble, the frame is likely fine, with damage to the components that hit the ground...pedals, brake levers etc...

If there was direct impact with something solid,...
Forum: Introductions
06-16-19, 06:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By Homebrew01

Welcome !

Welcome !
Forum: Introductions
06-16-19, 06:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 196
Posted By Homebrew01

Welcome. You might like this sub-forum ...

Welcome. You might like this sub-forum

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/
.
06-15-19, 08:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By Homebrew01

If the shoe, I mean helmet, fits, wear it.

If the shoe, I mean helmet, fits, wear it.
06-15-19, 06:20 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 23,622
Posted By Homebrew01

Illicit drug talk and other things are WAY off...

Illicit drug talk and other things are WAY off topic. Closed.
06-13-19, 12:04 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,972
Posted By Homebrew01

Added "News" to title. Moved from...

Added "News" to title.

Moved from road.
Replies: 26
Views: 1,439
Posted By Homebrew01

Good advice. There are probably a few other...

Good advice. There are probably a few other threads you can contribute to.
06-11-19, 01:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 441
Posted By Homebrew01

Yes, that's what I usually do.

Yes, that's what I usually do.
06-10-19, 10:49 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,475
Posted By Homebrew01

I'm still using "Delta" type pedals from 30 years...

I'm still using "Delta" type pedals from 30 years ago. They were nowhere near $150
06-10-19, 09:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 893
Posted By Homebrew01

I always have a few extra "wear" items available,...

I always have a few extra "wear" items available, since I will need them anyway. Tires, tubes, chains, cassettes....

Sounds like you need a new tire.
06-10-19, 09:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 676
Posted By Homebrew01

What's going on with all those damaged threads ?

What's going on with all those damaged threads ?
06-08-19, 02:52 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,778
Posted By Homebrew01

I was about to give similar advice.

I was about to give similar advice.
06-08-19, 02:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,243
Posted By Homebrew01

Borrow a pair of 700c wheels and see if the pads...

Borrow a pair of 700c wheels and see if the pads can be adjusted. Maybe you'll get lucky.
Doesn't cost anything to stick in a wheel and have a look.
06-08-19, 07:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 482
Posted By Homebrew01

The model of bike is not important. The model of...

The model of bike is not important. The model of crankset and bolt pattern is what matters.
06-08-19, 07:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 525
Posted By Homebrew01

Search for some rear derailleur adjustment...

Search for some rear derailleur adjustment videos.
Also, make sure the chain is routed through the derailleur cage properly. It might be accidentally on the wrong side of a retaining tab.
Replies: 12
Views: 1,728
Posted By Homebrew01

I suggest putting your general location in your...

I suggest putting your general location in your profile. It may prove helpful if other posters know of useful info specific to your area.
06-07-19, 07:39 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,073
Posted By Homebrew01

Potassium Chloride, sodium chloride, sugar of...

Potassium Chloride, sodium chloride, sugar of some kind, lemon juice.
06-07-19, 07:34 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,922
Posted By Homebrew01

OK, That was fun. Closed

OK, That was fun. Closed
06-07-19, 08:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 643
Posted By Homebrew01

:lol:

:lol:
05-28-19, 01:14 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 8,883
Posted By Homebrew01

Hands-free cell phone usage is allowed in CT, but...

Hands-free cell phone usage is allowed in CT, but holding a "device" is illegal.
Is that not common in other states ?
05-28-19, 11:24 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,282
Posted By Homebrew01

Should be fun backtracking on a ride looking for...

Should be fun backtracking on a ride looking for them on the side of the road.
Reminds me of the Campagnolo Cobalto "gems" on the brake nuts.
05-28-19, 10:46 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,297
Posted By Homebrew01

Thanks !

Thanks !
05-27-19, 06:36 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,720
Posted By Homebrew01

I assume all points have been covered by now.

I assume all points have been covered by now.
05-27-19, 12:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,297
Posted By Homebrew01

How do you like those tires ? I am in the...

How do you like those tires ?
I am in the market for good mid-priced tubulars.
Replies: 24
Views: 2,348
Posted By Homebrew01

Are you in a metropolitan area ? Or out in the...

Are you in a metropolitan area ? Or out in the wilderness ?

For lower end bikes not worth shipping, you can still sell on Ebay, and specify "Local Pickup Only".
05-27-19, 11:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 863
Posted By Homebrew01

I am happy with my Giant floor pump, since I got...

I am happy with my Giant floor pump, since I got a free replacement due to the previous chuck wearing out.
If you use a pump a lot, consider the warranty
05-27-19, 10:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 600
Posted By Homebrew01

Do tubes really make a difference in rolling...

Do tubes really make a difference in rolling resistance on a fat tired bike ?
05-27-19, 06:18 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,618
Posted By Homebrew01

You forgot one. :trainwreck:

You forgot one.

:trainwreck:
05-26-19, 12:18 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,468
Posted By Homebrew01

MOD NOTE to All:......I just checked the thread...

MOD NOTE to All:......I just checked the thread title, and the topic is "Why Did America Give Up on Mass Transit?"
05-25-19, 06:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,710
Posted By Homebrew01

Another advantage of Crits over RRs, is that...

Another advantage of Crits over RRs, is that after the first lap, everyone knows the course. You quickly learn where potholes, drains, manhole covers are.
In RRs there are more opportunities for...
05-23-19, 06:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 494
Posted By Homebrew01

The best place to discuss helmet effectiveness is...

The best place to discuss helmet effectiveness is here:

https://www.bikeforums.net/advocacy-safety/976893-helmet-thread-2-a.html
Forum: Touring
05-23-19, 03:14 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,291
Posted By Homebrew01

Excellent point (Bold & color added for...

Excellent point (Bold & color added for emphasis)
Forum: Introductions
05-23-19, 07:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 473
Posted By Homebrew01

You might like the "Classic & Vintage" forum, and...

You might like the "Classic & Vintage" forum, and the Mechanics foum.

Edit....I see you've already found your way around...enjoy.
Forum: Introductions
05-23-19, 07:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By Homebrew01

Welcome to Bike Forums....Plenty of sub-forums...

Welcome to Bike Forums....Plenty of sub-forums here, so take a look around.
Replies: 6
Views: 580
Posted By Homebrew01

MOD Note: This is the Appraisals thread....

MOD Note: This is the Appraisals thread. Solicitation to Buy or Sell is not allowed...Thanks

P.S. "Selling" is reserved for paid memberships.
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