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12-21-21, 08:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 399
Posted By bikemike73

Thanks grizzly59 and all I remember my friend...

Thanks grizzly59 and all
I remember my friend who owned a bike shop,who is a campy expert showed me a set ot these in aluminum finish. He said they are VERY valuable.
I think I will keep the...
11-26-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 549
Posted By mitchmellow62

Is there a cable guide on the underside of the BB...

Is there a cable guide on the underside of the BB shell held by a screw? I've had situations where the screw is long enough to interfere with the BB "housing" and cause binding. Hopefully I have my...
11-20-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,211
Posted By trackhub

In decades of Bicycling, and yes, driving too, I...

In decades of Bicycling, and yes, driving too, I have learned that very stupid people, and hyper-aggressive types, can drive anything, from old battered pickups to expensive European SUVs.
Makes,...
11-20-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,255
Posted By rydabent

The one that really annoyed me was the old guy in...

The one that really annoyed me was the old guy in the walker behind me that yelled "on your left" :)
11-06-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,748
Posted By Kapusta

The reason some cycling clubs don’t want you to...

The reason some cycling clubs don’t want you to show up with flat bars or flat pedals is not because they’re afraid you’re going to be slow.

They are afraid you’re going to keep up.
11-05-21, 09:06 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,722
Posted By woodcraft

We're pretty sure that's not the issue or the OP...

We're pretty sure that's not the issue or the OP would have complained that the bike didn't go because no chainrings.
10-24-21, 07:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,802
Posted By jaxgtr

Jeez, people need to pull a stick out of the...

Jeez, people need to pull a stick out of the butt and stop the gotcha politics.
Forum: Foo
10-23-21, 10:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By canklecat

Sounds like the rural town where I used to live....

Sounds like the rural town where I used to live. Minus the thieves leaving money. The thieves were usually cousins.

Every family has their sticky fingered black sheep but mine seems to have more...
10-21-21, 10:22 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,632
Posted By AJW2W11E

lol I love lawyers and law firms. Especially the...

lol I love lawyers and law firms. Especially the big box firms that have hundreds of them, all trying to climb the ladder. I can just imagine them trying to turn a bad brake pad into a 300k lawsuit ....
10-21-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,632
Posted By TiHabanero

At the car lot we sell used cars "As Is", however...

At the car lot we sell used cars "As Is", however that in no way protects us from personal injury liability. Our wrenches go through every car top to bottom and repair what needs to be repaired....
10-21-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,632
Posted By macstuff

If you don't have a business set-up, with...

If you don't have a business set-up, with liability insurance, and probably a bond required for mechanical work, you shouldn't do it.
ANY American can be sued for faulty workmanship and the results...
10-12-21, 07:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 819
Posted By canopus

You can get a 1/4" beam type at Oreilly for 26 ...

You can get a 1/4" beam type at Oreilly for 26
https://www.oreillyauto.com/detail/c/performance-tool/performance-tool-1-4-inch-drive-torque-wrench/pfm0/m195?q=torque+wrench&pos=9

or Cheaper on...
10-07-21, 04:45 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 883
Posted By Miele Man

I'd check for alloy 27" wheels at a local bicycle...

I'd check for alloy 27" wheels at a local bicycle co-op if you're fortunate enough to have one near you. Alloy rims give far better braking when wet even if the wetness is from riding through a...
10-06-21, 07:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 402
Posted By Digger Goreman

When I finally did get a positive search, this...

When I finally did get a positive search, this was exactly what I came up with! When I go to replace, I think this will be the winner... thanks,Grizzly59 :)
10-06-21, 01:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 958
Posted By bikingshearer

I'm with SurferRosa. Unless you want to replace...

I'm with SurferRosa. Unless you want to replace the entire BB for some reason, leave the fixed cup alone. It isn't hard to clean and regrease the bearing race with the fixed cup in place, and you...
10-06-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,758
Posted By RH Clark

Just keep trying to get good nutrition ,adequate...

Just keep trying to get good nutrition ,adequate rest and exercise and your body will adapt to whatever is optimal for what you want to do with it. Pump iron all day and it will develop large muscles...
10-05-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 958
Posted By SurferRosa

I would guess only the headset is French. Leave...

I would guess only the headset is French. Leave the BB fixed up in place, and you won't have to worry about the bb threading. Pedals are standard. Just start tearing it down and see what works and...
10-04-21, 08:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 464
Posted By Deetox

Acetone will work or you can buy this stuff: ...

Acetone will work or you can buy this stuff:
https://www.amazon.com/Bestine-Solvent-Thinner-Rubber-Cement/dp/B004O7HM38/

Also a good idea to store the can upside down to prevent air from getting...
10-01-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,616
Posted By ThermionicScott

People seem to have forgotten how many problems...

People seem to have forgotten how many problems this solves. :D
09-27-21, 08:19 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 9,150
Posted By RGMN

I doubt his friends think it's funny. They're...

I doubt his friends think it's funny. They're probably pissed the cyclist damaged his truck.
09-26-21, 08:09 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,889
Posted By Crankycrank

Stop trying to modify your freehub body. A recipe...

Stop trying to modify your freehub body. A recipe for disaster. Buy one that suits your needs.
09-25-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,911
Posted By brian3069

Lucas x-tra heavy duty grease looks, smells and...

Lucas x-tra heavy duty grease looks, smells and tastes like Park polylube for a fraction of the price.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 537
Posted By Iride01

Sure, but not likely to be a manufacturing fault,...

Sure, but not likely to be a manufacturing fault, IMO.[/color]

Yes, but if your tire size is within the suggested range for the tube, then I wouldn't think so. Unless maybe it got twisted somehow...
09-08-21, 06:55 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,748
Posted By GlennR

When i was a kid I pulled broken bikes out of the...

When i was a kid I pulled broken bikes out of the trash and mix-n-matched parts.. I rode the rap out of them.

I guess it was better than walking and I didn't care what others thought.
09-07-21, 10:44 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 7,350
Posted By canklecat

The rider making a U-turn without looking or...

The rider making a U-turn without looking or signally was primarily at fault. But I always assume everyone on the MUP is smoking weed, drunk on high ABV essential oil IPAs, and choking down MDMA...
09-05-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 6,307
Posted By caloso

Just to even things out, I wear a cycling jersey...

Just to even things out, I wear a cycling jersey and bibs when I play rugby.
09-03-21, 12:02 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,763
Posted By Toadmeister

This thread is worthless without pics…

This thread is worthless without pics…
09-01-21, 01:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,564
Posted By 70sSanO

I’m a few years when everything is tubeless,...

I’m a few years when everything is tubeless, every mfg will have storage space for tubes, levers, a patch kit, and CO2.

John
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-21, 12:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 916
Posted By CliffordK

A few years ago I blew off about 2" or 3" of...

A few years ago I blew off about 2" or 3" of bead. We're not talking about a couple of little thorns. But, nothing holding the side of the tire on.

I didn't have any Gorilla tape, but I had my...
08-29-21, 03:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 424
Posted By HillRider

One other thing to watch for. The lower pulley...

One other thing to watch for. The lower pulley may be "directional", i.e. it's designed to rotate one way and there will be an arrow molded into it showing which way. I recently disassembled my...
08-23-21, 05:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,528
Posted By gobicycling

Teeny, Teeny, Tiny Tris

In my low 80's, one of my challenging activities is teeny, teeny, tiny tris. This is a 45 minute swim, about a 1.5 mile walk (can't run much any more), and a 10 mile ride, all in the same morning....
08-23-21, 02:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 722
Posted By Badger6

If I understand your question francesgumm, you...

If I understand your question francesgumm, you are trying to lower the bar relative to the seat, correct? Have you considered a "higher" angle stem, and then flipping it over? For instance, if the...
08-14-21, 02:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 691
Posted By CliffordK

Is this an new cassette, or the same one you...

Is this an new cassette, or the same one you previously had on the bike?

Any chance you added an extra spacer? A new cassette may come with an extra spacer for behind the cassette for an 11-speed...
08-06-21, 06:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 385
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

SS has shown to be a poor bearing material, or at...

SS has shown to be a poor bearing material, or at least the cost to make a good SS bearing seems to be greater then what manufacturers think their bike customers want to spend. Just look at the...
08-06-21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 830
Posted By mdarnton

It doesn’t unless you measure yourself for pants...

It doesn’t unless you measure yourself for pants by jamming a book as far up in your crotch as you can get it and using it as a square against the wall to measure the distance from the floor to the...
Forum: Foo
07-29-21, 12:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 579
Posted By tyrion

Don't forget Ronco Hair in a Can. ...

Don't forget Ronco Hair in a Can.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2GeF7A05zQ8
07-25-21, 10:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 591
Posted By trailangel

Looking at it... my guess is that cable is on the...

Looking at it... my guess is that cable is on the wrong side of the pinch bolt.
07-21-21, 12:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 507
Posted By caloso

I've done this. Depending on the height of the...

I've done this. Depending on the height of the rails, you might want to take the pedals off so they don't scrape the roof.
07-18-21, 05:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,030
Posted By JohnDThompson

I like linseed oil. It lubricates while you're...

I like linseed oil. It lubricates while you're building the wheel, then hardens over the course of a couple days into a varnish that locks the threads, but not so much that the wheel can't be trued...
07-11-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 595
Posted By j13ag

Fixed.

A followup to the post...
The solution to this problem was really just a good cleaning. The steps were:
- thoroughly clean rotors and pads with acetone
- sand down the surface of the existing...
07-08-21, 06:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 848
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Peace of mind beats increasing paranoia the...

Peace of mind beats increasing paranoia the further you get from home.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,011
Posted By himespau

Just like with brakes, the pros will ride what...

Just like with brakes, the pros will ride what their sponsors tell them to. If Trek/Spesh wanted to get back into centerpull U brakes, the pros would be riding those next season. Same is true for...
07-07-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 938
Posted By caloso

I've actually had good luck with Gorilla Tape. ...

I've actually had good luck with Gorilla Tape. It was meant to be a temporary fix, but it worked so well I just left it. This was an old tire I was trying to wring a few more miles out of, so maybe...
07-01-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,481
Posted By prj71

Brabant explained the crash happened after the...

Brabant explained the crash happened after the vehicle, for an unknown reason, continued on its trajectory in a curve hitting the cyclist.

Driver was texting.
Forum: Foo
06-25-21, 10:57 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,154
Posted By ahsposo

Please, don't encourage them. They'll use any...

Please, don't encourage them. They'll use any excuse to scratch away down there.
06-23-21, 08:36 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,260
Posted By prj71

I'm laughing at you real hard. Can you please...

I'm laughing at you real hard. Can you please post of pic of this nonsense?
06-18-21, 02:13 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,686
Posted By John E

"Latin is a language, as dead as dead can be....

"Latin is a language, as dead as dead can be. First the killed the Romans; now it's killing me.
06-18-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,853
Posted By ClydeClydeson

Duluth MN, USA is primarily built on the hill...

Duluth MN, USA is primarily built on the hill rising out of Lake Superior
06-17-21, 08:10 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,219
Posted By runner pat

I wear two pairs like Robert Stack did in...

I wear two pairs like Robert Stack did in Airplane!
Robert Stack did
06-17-21, 08:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 495
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I’m just amazed that there are kids that don’t...

I’m just amazed that there are kids that don’t have cell phones and will actually ride 5 or 10 miles on a real non-electric bicycle. OP must not be from the US. ;)
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