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11-29-21, 09:38 PM
Replies: 35
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Posted By djm323

See you there!

See you there!
11-28-21, 10:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,321
Posted By djm323

I rode a Strida briefly some time ago. Steering...

I rode a Strida briefly some time ago. Steering was quick (compared to a 406 Bike Friday) — the short handlebars are a factor in addition to the geometry. As has been noted, this one-size-fits-all...
11-28-21, 06:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,356
Posted By djm323

I'd be willing, JJ. You are a splendid host.

I'd be willing, JJ. You are a splendid host.
06-16-21, 09:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 995
Posted By djm323

jj: Had a great time on your previous ride...

jj:

Had a great time on your previous ride and shindig. I generally avoid the IPP on road bikes, but most of it should be fine, especially with my newly-installed fat 28s (well, 25.5 mm...
10-29-20, 03:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,210
Posted By djm323

RRB Cycles

RRB closed their Kenilworth shop in December 2019 after closing their Lake Geneva location a couple years earlier. Ron (Ron R Boi) and Wally may still be doing frame repairs.
10-28-19, 10:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,142
Posted By djm323

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10-19-19, 04:42 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,034
Posted By djm323

What a great day! Thanks for hosting, John, and...

What a great day! Thanks for hosting, John, and instigating, Steve W. It was wonderful riding and hanging with you all. The jjhabbs museum provided an ideal venue. I look forward to our next...
06-24-19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,265
Posted By djm323

I found the braking with Paul centerpulls,...

I found the braking with Paul centerpulls, Koolstop pads, and new rims to be disappointing for quite a few miles until the rims scuffed up and the pads bedded in.
05-07-19, 02:02 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 15,307
Posted By djm323

And to complete the re-animation of this...

And to complete the re-animation of this thread...

Our Latin teacher claimed that the association between left-handedness and malevolence arose because a left-handed person could effectively wield...
01-16-19, 11:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,652
Posted By djm323

I think "bundles" is better translated as...

I think "bundles" is better translated as "panels", as on the first frame pictured.
01-03-19, 11:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,463
Posted By djm323

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01-03-19, 11:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,463
Posted By djm323

A chromed Pro that I saw last year at Brazen...

A chromed Pro that I saw last year at Brazen Dropouts in Madison...
12-01-18, 11:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,506
Posted By djm323

My steel Trek has been my year-round commuter...

My steel Trek has been my year-round commuter through salty Chicago winters for almost 30 years. In my experience, aluminum components and chains suffer far more than the frame. I wipe it down and...
09-25-18, 09:43 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,374
Posted By djm323

I had the same experience when I switched my...

I had the same experience when I switched my commuter/transportation bike to platforms. I eventually switched to pedals with strapless MKS half clips and found they are wonderfully secure, and you...
09-10-18, 03:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,731
Posted By djm323

This is a function of the B-52's wing design, not...

This is a function of the B-52's wing design, not the material. The carbon fiber wings of the Boeing 787 (and modern sailplanes) are also relatively flexible; it is quite noticeable at rotation on...
09-06-18, 01:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,230
Posted By djm323

I dont replace bearings if they are in good...

I dont replace bearings if they are in good condition:

the bearings roll smoothly
grease is not contaminated
balls or rollers are mirror-like, not dull, gray or discolored
races are...
10-15-17, 01:35 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,470
Posted By djm323

I would be up for another attempt at this ride on...

I would be up for another attempt at this ride on a day without record rains.

Our rain gauge this morning on the north side of Chicago:
Replies: 32
Views: 10,861
Posted By djm323

I enjoy riding on Compass Babyshoe Pass EL 42-584...

I enjoy riding on Compass Babyshoe Pass EL 42-584 for longer rides. They are very comfortable and have outstanding cornering grip. They feel slow compared to a narrow tire but objectively aren't. ...
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12-06-12, 04:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,175
Posted By djm323

There is no reason to reduce tire pressure when...

There is no reason to reduce tire pressure when flying with a bike. The cargo compartment and cabin are part of the same pressure vessel and typical cabin altitude in cruise will result in an...
10-11-12, 12:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,685
Posted By djm323

I believe that the 1989 Trek 2000 was only...

I believe that the 1989 Trek 2000 was only available as a frameset. Im still riding mine. It was the high-end aluminum frame but they had the same frame available with carbon main tubes by then as...
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