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01-30-23, 05:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 505
Posted By Shimagnolo

Until one day when the response is: "I’m...

Until one day when the response is:

"I’m sorry Dave, I’m afraid I can’t do that."

:lol:
01-28-23, 09:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 181
Posted By Shimagnolo

All the wear put on winter shoes, is wear that is...

All the wear put on winter shoes, is wear that is avoided on the summer shoes.
So assuming the price is similar, in the long run, it does not cost anymore to have the winter shoes.

I tried the...
01-07-23, 07:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 890
Posted By Shimagnolo

Years ago, when I attempted to install a new stem...

Years ago, when I attempted to install a new stem on a Cannondale M700, i discovered it had a 1.25" stem.
After much searching, I finally found what I needed from a tandem shop.
It is branded...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-23, 05:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,136
Posted By Shimagnolo

Strava reports: 2,876.0 miles. However, a dying...

Strava reports: 2,876.0 miles.
However, a dying battery in the Edge 1000 caused me to miss the latter parts of some rides until I finally replaced the battery.
11-03-22, 12:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,328
Posted By Shimagnolo

I have 4 bikes. 3 of them have been running...

I have 4 bikes.
3 of them have been running Velocity O/C rims for years, on wheels I built myself.
(The 4th one is rarely ridden has has some of them thar store-bought wheels).
I swear by O/C rims.
10-21-22, 12:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,527
Posted By Shimagnolo

And funniest part is that my ancient post he...

And funniest part is that my ancient post he quoted is so old that I don't even use that method anymore.
I have long since switched to using a double seatpost clamp which accomplishes the same thing...
08-08-22, 06:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 468
Posted By Shimagnolo

:rolleyes:

:rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-22, 03:24 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,935
Posted By Shimagnolo

Back in 2012 Clif Bars released a limited...

Back in 2012 Clif Bars released a limited production run of "Panforte" bars.
They were only on the market for a couple months.
Best Clif Bar ever!
When the local grocery had no more, I drove a 20...
07-12-22, 03:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,040
Posted By Shimagnolo

I've done both Mt Evans, and Pike Peak on a...

I've done both Mt Evans, and Pike Peak on a motorcycle over the past 2 weeks.
Mt Evans pavement is worse than ever.
I didn't want to do over 25mph on the upper half.
I recommend a full suspension...
05-20-22, 05:15 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,285
Posted By Shimagnolo

I just want to know what Dr Mercola and Dr Dre...

I just want to know what Dr Mercola and Dr Dre have to say about it!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-22, 06:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,318
Posted By Shimagnolo

One pair for summer; One pair for winter.

One pair for summer;
One pair for winter.
05-01-22, 06:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,505
Posted By Shimagnolo

I've used Simple Green for years with an...

I've used Simple Green for years with an ultrasonic cleaner, on all kinds of bike parts, (including chains), and I've never had anything crack.
05-01-22, 06:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,505
Posted By Shimagnolo

Back around 2005 or so, Wippermann had a bad...

Back around 2005 or so, Wippermann had a bad batch of chains with stainless sideplates that cracked like that.
04-26-22, 05:07 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,365
Posted By Shimagnolo

You are correct on CO. Oddly, the state law...

You are correct on CO. Oddly, the state law prohibits doing it, but not modifying the vehicle to enable it.

https://leg.colorado.gov/bills/sb17-278
04-26-22, 12:01 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,365
Posted By Shimagnolo

You woke up this morning , You got yourself a...

You woke up this morning , You got yourself a gun,…
04-26-22, 09:23 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,365
Posted By Shimagnolo

At around 4:00 he talks about coal-rolling: ...

At around 4:00 he talks about coal-rolling:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r-VwTemdXec
04-25-22, 04:37 PM
04-25-22, 04:22 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,365
Posted By Shimagnolo

I will believe this when I see proof. I see no...

I will believe this when I see proof.
I see no way that the potato wouldn't just pop out when the pressure starts to build.
04-24-22, 06:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 406
Posted By Shimagnolo

Over the years, I've replaced a number of rims...

Over the years, I've replaced a number of rims with cracks like that.
I always found the crack when cleaning the rim, and never had a catastrophic failure from one.
04-18-22, 08:58 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 15,498
Posted By Shimagnolo

Too bad it didn't arise just one day earlier.:lol:

Too bad it didn't arise just one day earlier.:lol:
04-17-22, 09:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 311
Posted By Shimagnolo

It has been some years back, but I've read horror...

It has been some years back, but I've read horror stories involving cross-border shipments involving a well-known carrier that was not USPS, but shared 3 of the 4 letters in "USPS".

ETA: I just...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-22, 11:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 420
Posted By Shimagnolo

The ex-GF's dog used to make that sound: ...

The ex-GF's dog used to make that sound:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yNWTo3O91e8
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-22, 12:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 887
Posted By Shimagnolo

No kidding! The first massive cut I got was in...

No kidding!
The first massive cut I got was in the sidewall of a nearly new Marathon Supreme, in the sidewall.
Only thing I had for a boot was a piece of old inner tube, which bulged out the side,...
03-15-22, 07:10 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,311
Posted By Shimagnolo

You are still using the old bias-ply gears???:eek:

You are still using the old bias-ply gears???:eek:
03-11-22, 05:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,311
Posted By Shimagnolo

Per the article in post #13, braking performance...

Per the article in post #13, braking performance increases by 25% when wet.
03-02-22, 08:15 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,975
Posted By Shimagnolo

Since this thread began, I have lost another...

Since this thread began, I have lost another tooth.
The first one was lost to resorption.
This one was lost to a hidden cavity that began below the gum line.
Unfortunately, this one requires a...
02-26-22, 12:19 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,848
Posted By Shimagnolo

Hey, I just realized I still have a sealed 4-pack...

Hey, I just realized I still have a sealed 4-pack of those on the shelf in the den under my video screen.
Maybe I should get around to eBay'ing them.
Forum: Commuting
02-23-22, 08:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 981
Posted By Shimagnolo

Dayum! Now why didn't I think of this??? [slaps...

Dayum! Now why didn't I think of this??? [slaps forehead]
I like it!:thumb:
I'm going to do this ASAP.
I think I may even have a couple spare lights on hand.
02-22-22, 12:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 575
Posted By Shimagnolo

When copy/paste goes wrong while using CAD...

When copy/paste goes wrong while using CAD equipment.
:roflmao2:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-22, 08:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,805
Posted By Shimagnolo

I moved to Colorado (Denver area) in 1996. ...

I moved to Colorado (Denver area) in 1996.
Within 2 weeks, I had all 4 tires on 2 bikes flatted by goatheads.:mad:
01-29-22, 07:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,040
Posted By Shimagnolo

I've done both many times on a motorbike, but...

I've done both many times on a motorbike, but I've only done Mt Evans on a bicycle.
Pikes Peak pavement is excellent.

Mt Evans is horrible, especially in the Summit Lake area.
It has cracks...
01-27-22, 07:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,394
Posted By Shimagnolo

I wear the same thin wool socks year round. The...

I wear the same thin wool socks year round.
The winter shoes are water proof and insulated, so there is no need for bothering with heavy socks or covers
The wear I put on my winter shoes is wear I...
Forum: Commuting
01-24-22, 08:42 PM
Replies: 1,577
Views: 296,349
Posted By Shimagnolo

Just got back from returning it to its owner. ...

Just got back from returning it to its owner.
False advertising; BiteShyNympho is a dude.:(
But I did get a reward.:thumb:
Forum: Commuting
01-24-22, 08:39 PM
Replies: 1,577
Views: 296,349
Posted By Shimagnolo

Found last week. Couldn't figure out what it...

Found last week.
Couldn't figure out what it was until I did some googling:

https://rgbhalokits.com/products/flow-series-bluetooth-controller-2-0
Forum: Commuting
01-24-22, 05:37 PM
Replies: 1,577
Views: 296,349
Posted By Shimagnolo

Today: - Nice ballpoint pen. - Sealed can of...

Today:
- Nice ballpoint pen.
- Sealed can of Kroger-branded chicken soup.
- Apple AirPods case.:) But it was empty. :(

Now this is for real. I got home, started looking at the r-e-d-d-i-t...
01-19-22, 10:30 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,096
Posted By Shimagnolo

I've been building my own wheels for 25 years,...

I've been building my own wheels for 25 years, using Triflow to lubricate the nipples, and never had a spoke loosen. My primary reason for lubricating the nipples, is to reduce friction on the...
01-17-22, 08:30 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,110
Posted By Shimagnolo

A bunny? ...

A bunny?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6dDBAiq4RFE
01-14-22, 07:48 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,110
Posted By Shimagnolo

LOL! This was the first thing I thought about...

LOL! This was the first thing I thought about when I saw the title!:lol:
Forum: Commuting
01-10-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 1,577
Views: 296,349
Posted By Shimagnolo

2 days ago I found a dead cow, badly bloated....

2 days ago I found a dead cow, badly bloated. This was in the area swept by the Marshall Fire, so I expect that was cause of death.
Forum: Commuting
01-03-22, 12:57 PM
Replies: 1,577
Views: 296,349
Posted By Shimagnolo

This is difficult to see, but there are 2 sets of...

This is difficult to see, but there are 2 sets of fire hoses running parallel to the fog line, extending all the way down to the jersey barrier in the distance. This is along US 36 and that overpass...
12-17-21, 02:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,538
Posted By Shimagnolo

Is that mirror flat, or is it convex?

Is that mirror flat, or is it convex?
12-14-21, 10:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 906
Posted By Shimagnolo

Omigawd; What could go wrong?:eek: If ever a...

Omigawd; What could go wrong?:eek:
If ever a bike needed a good set of steel fenders, this is it.
11-17-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,255
Posted By Shimagnolo

I think it was back in 2013 when I got a frozen...

I think it was back in 2013 when I got a frozen right shoulder.
It took about 2 months of physical therapy, and the most painful PT I've ever had.
I haven't had any further issues with the...
Forum: Commuting
11-05-21, 07:04 PM
Replies: 1,577
Views: 296,349
Posted By Shimagnolo

Full bottle of pancake syrup. It was there 2...

Full bottle of pancake syrup.
It was there 2 days ago, and it was still there today.
10-20-21, 08:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 910
Posted By Shimagnolo

After I learned about the JIS standard a few...

After I learned about the JIS standard a few years ago, I bought a JIS screwdriver.
Oh, what a difference when adjusting derailleurs!:thumb:
10-19-21, 10:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 910
Posted By Shimagnolo

Sheryl Crow's ex-fiancé.

Sheryl Crow's ex-fiancé.
10-16-21, 11:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 910
Posted By Shimagnolo

Anyone else open this thread, expecting it to be...

Anyone else open this thread, expecting it to be about Lance?
09-19-21, 02:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,460
Posted By Shimagnolo

That "one time use" BS started with SRAM doing an...

That "one time use" BS started with SRAM doing an end run around the Superlink patent.
It is all a moot point since the patents expired.
The link lasts as long as the chain, regardless of the claim...
Forum: Commuting
08-26-21, 08:43 PM
Replies: 1,577
Views: 296,349
Posted By Shimagnolo

So I spotted something in the road ahead; Bag of...

So I spotted something in the road ahead; Bag of concrete mix? Fertilizer? Animal feed?
Nope. A pillow.
On Guanella Pass....
08-20-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 808
Posted By Shimagnolo

Perfectly normal for BP to drop after aerobic...

Perfectly normal for BP to drop after aerobic exercise.
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