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09-29-20, 09:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 343
Posted By frogman

cxwrench, Sheldon Brown does a better job of...

cxwrench,

Sheldon Brown does a better job of explaining the Campy Ergo front shifters than I do, technically they are not indexed shifters in the front. :

"Campagnolo Ergo shifters. These are...
09-29-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,195
Posted By frogman

Its not the bike forum that makes you feel like a...

Its not the bike forum that makes you feel like a young whipper snapper, its the cycling that you do. !
Dont quit, keep it up and you will live longer and healthier.

You don't quit cycling beause...
09-24-20, 09:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 380
Posted By frogman

I agree Helldorado. They are works of art in my...

I agree Helldorado. They are works of art in my opinion. I am impressed with their manufacturing process, which includes some hand work. Thanks for sharing the info.
09-23-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,658
Posted By frogman

Exactly The cop was jsut being nice. End...

Exactly

The cop was jsut being nice. End of story.
09-18-20, 08:19 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 5,320
Posted By frogman

What a sad topic for the BF ! Why do you want...

What a sad topic for the BF !
Why do you want to trash Rivendell ? We get it that you don't like his bikes and you don't agree with Grant Petersons philosophy but no need to try and undermine his...
09-17-20, 04:07 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,643
Posted By frogman

This is tragic and it reminds me how much we are...

This is tragic and it reminds me how much we are in danger out there riding on city streets. I live in northern CA in a small community that has been pretty good at providing bike lanes. Still cannot...
09-13-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,803
Posted By frogman

I will answer you question with a statement. ...

I will answer you question with a statement.

You can't fix stupid. !
09-13-20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 1,824
Views: 130,001
Posted By frogman

Try riding with a N95 mask on and see how far you...

Try riding with a N95 mask on and see how far you can go. Here in northern CA, the smoke filled air is so bad you need to wear a mask not just for the pandemic but to protect yourself from the...
Forum: Introductions
09-13-20, 05:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 177
Posted By frogman

You have a great attitude ! Same situation here...

You have a great attitude ! Same situation here in Napa County. Smoke filled air and of course the pandemic. I tried a short ride today with a N95 mask on. It helps with the smoky air but still...
09-01-20, 11:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 626
Posted By frogman

About the same here. I use an old fork I had...

About the same here.
I use an old fork I had and made an adjustable slide rom the V-brake lugs. Cheap and it works !
08-28-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,346
Posted By frogman

Same here, on the really tough hills where I...

Same here, on the really tough hills where I have to downshift, If I am not at the 85% heart rate, I must be close to it. I am breathing very heavy and my tongue is hanging out. :D
08-23-20, 06:25 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,625
Posted By frogman

For a final touch after cleaning my bike and...

For a final touch after cleaning my bike and drying it I spray Lemon Pledge on a rag and wipe down the frame. Nice and shiny and has a lemony smell :)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,137
Posted By frogman

Matte looks like it received only the primer...

Matte looks like it received only the primer coat. :D
08-17-20, 10:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 265
Posted By frogman

Please get back and let us now if you try the...

Please get back and let us now if you try the mount and how it works. I have a Dura Ace bar end shifter and will do the same thing if it works. Like you, I don't want to spend that much for the...
08-13-20, 07:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 254
Posted By frogman

Drew, Great info. Thanks ! Bob

Drew,
Great info. Thanks !
Bob
Forum: Commuting
08-11-20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,233
Posted By frogman

country dirt, I like your reference to your...

country dirt,

I like your reference to your "local flower" the Goathead. :lol: We have this lovely plant around here also. I switched to Conti Gatorskins for awhile to minimize flats from the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-20, 11:09 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,681
Posted By frogman

Dean V, Your post hit the nail on the head. ...

Dean V,

Your post hit the nail on the head. Thanks for the refreshing submission of common sense !
08-01-20, 09:48 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,212
Posted By frogman

Wrong question to ask in the Bike Forums. 4...

Wrong question to ask in the Bike Forums. 4 bikes is the minimum number to have. Less and you get no respect. :lol:
08-01-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 582
Posted By frogman

When I am too old to ride a bicycle reliably I...

When I am too old to ride a bicycle reliably I (might) try a trike..................
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,250
Posted By frogman

When I first started using clipless I thought it...

When I first started using clipless I thought it would be a good idea after the ride to coast to a stop in my front yard to unclip so if I fell over it would be on the grass. Sure enough I fell over...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,126
Posted By frogman

Its just for show ? :notamused:

Its just for show ? :notamused:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,126
Posted By frogman

I don't want to start a debate either. ...

I don't want to start a debate either. Irregardles of whether the numbers are proportionally correct the fact is the pandemic is still happening. In our area of Northern California there are...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,126
Posted By frogman

[QUOTE=eduskator;21575818]No. Only food & my...

[QUOTE=eduskator;21575818]No. Only food & my cellphone, as usual. If I were to go in a place where wearing mask is mandatory, I expect the merchant to provide them to their customers. If not, I'll go...
07-08-20, 09:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,020
Posted By frogman

:deadhorse2:

:deadhorse2:
07-01-20, 09:24 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,723
Posted By frogman

I agree. We are getting spoiled with Amazon...

I agree. We are getting spoiled with Amazon Prime. In response to the threads subject of Amazon purchases, I have ordered quite a few bike parts with no issues. One must use the message from...
06-29-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 14,280
Posted By frogman

Yes, getting ready :popcorn

Yes, getting ready :popcorn
06-29-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 797
Posted By frogman

Keith, Great write up on restarting bicycling. ...

Keith,
Great write up on restarting bicycling. Thanks for sharing !
06-27-20, 09:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 698
Posted By frogman

How about trying to help rather than postig an...

How about trying to help rather than postig an arrogant response ?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 804
Posted By frogman

[QUOTE=bmcer;21547417]I've been using an EVT Safe...

[QUOTE=bmcer;21547417]I've been using an EVT Safe Zone mirror for around 3 months now. Yes, it's about the ugliest helmet mounted mirror on the planet. BUT... It also gives the steadiest, widest,...
06-19-20, 10:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,516
Posted By frogman

Sounds like you haven't broke in your Brooks...

Sounds like you haven't broke in your Brooks saddle yet. They are typically hard and uncomfortable at first but after broke in you love them, like a good pair of leather shoes. The saddle will...
06-10-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,443
Posted By frogman

The issue is he is jealous because he doesn't...

The issue is he is jealous because he doesn't have a spare bike :lol:
04-27-19, 12:01 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 19,265
Posted By frogman

So what ? Lets discuss it some more. Lightning...

So what ? Lets discuss it some more. Lightning won't come down and strike. :lol:
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