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04-24-21, 04:23 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 2,466
Posted By wolfchild

What really startles, confuses and scares people...

What really startles, confuses and scares people is when some cyclists comes up from behind and starts shouting on your left or some other confusing jargon...Using a bell shouldn't scare, confuse and...
04-24-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 2,466
Posted By wolfchild

There are three types of cyclist out there: ...

There are three types of cyclist out there:


1 - those who use a bell

2 - those who choose to startle and confuse people by shouting on your left

3 - those who don't care and never announce...
04-04-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 926
Posted By downtube42

Buyer beware at wally-world, as well. I was...

Buyer beware at wally-world, as well.

I was working on one of their MTBs at the co-op a few years ago, and came across a nice cost-saving measure. The entire grip-shift assembly was a solid piece...
03-28-21, 05:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,667
Posted By SteveKB

I've tried quite a few mirrors, but the ones that...

I've tried quite a few mirrors, but the ones that I'd recommend are Mirrycle bar end mirrors (https://www.village-bikes.ca/product/mirrycle-mirrycle-mirror-233-1.htm).
03-27-21, 12:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,667
Posted By alo

It gets down to how you use it. Do you want...

It gets down to how you use it.

Do you want to carry things? You could put on a carrier rack.

Do you ride after dark? You may want lights.

You may want a horn, or bell, or both.

Does it...
01-10-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,671
Posted By rydabent

Poverty is no excuse to commit a crime. Further I...

Poverty is no excuse to commit a crime. Further I cant believe that 95% of criminals have mental problems. They are just lazy fools that want something for nothing.

I grew up the son of a poor...
01-09-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 913
Posted By merlinextraligh

Class action suits like this benefit the...

Class action suits like this benefit the plaintiff lawyers, and typically offer next to nothing for the consumer. These guys will nit pic Trek’s advertising, throw spaghetti against the wall, and...
12-21-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,363
Posted By AlmostTrick

Hmmm, :foo: Op's concern seemed genuine to me. He...

Hmmm, :foo: Op's concern seemed genuine to me. He thought he was sent a different size tire than what he ordered. Do you go through life being cynical of everyone's intentions?

Unrelated Christmas...
12-19-20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,198
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

I used to wonder why I didn't see more old folks...

I used to wonder why I didn't see more old folks hiking mountain trails, since it seems like such a perfect exercise for preserving health, flexibility, balance, all that good stuff. Gradually, I...
12-14-20, 06:07 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 9,435
Posted By Gresp15C

Just wobble and ride erratically. I was once...

Just wobble and ride erratically.

I was once on a crowded bike path, and an entire peloton of roadies got behind me but couldn't pass. I casually mentioned to the leader: "Are you aware that...
12-06-20, 11:37 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,653
Posted By cyccommute

This is one of the things that bothers me about...

This is one of the things that bothers me about people who say to use a 12” rule. Yes, a chain is “exactly” for 24 links...although how much variation is in that measurement. But if you are trying to...
12-04-20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,653
Posted By gauvins

I have a reasonably good caliper, certified at...

I have a reasonably good caliper, certified at 0.02mm accuracy.

The problem wrt measuring a bike chain is that the way you position your caliper will have a definite impact on the reading. I took...
11-24-20, 12:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,529
Posted By cyccommute

Yup. Gasoline isnít just dangerous, it is...

Yup. Gasoline isnít just dangerous, it is stupidly dangerous. Anyone using it as a degreaser will burn something down eventually. There are far safer hydrocarbon solvents which work just as well. ...
10-26-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,954
Posted By Kapusta

I had never seriously considered fenders for my...

I had never seriously considered fenders for my Fog Cutter until seeing this. Good Lord, that is hot. Are these the color matched Tanaka fenders from Soma?

Unfortunately, Soma botched the fender...
10-18-20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,973
Posted By rollagain

They apply because bicycles are vehicles.

They apply because bicycles are vehicles.
Replies: 28
Views: 23,301
Posted By erry

I've been living in jakarta for 35 years, there...

I've been living in jakarta for 35 years, there is no pristiwani cycle store at the written address
07-28-20, 05:31 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 12,692
Posted By Thomas15

Agree. It is my goal to put a new bike, with...

Agree.

It is my goal to put a new bike, with 32s on the rims, in my stable on my 65th birthday, which is a little less than three years from now. Not only will I be more comfortable and safer, I'm...
07-23-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,887
Posted By cyccommute

That's the diameter of the spoke. It has a 2.3mm...

That's the diameter of the spoke. It has a 2.3mm head, narrows down to a 1.8mm middle section and, finally, has a 2.0mm end where the threads are. OEM (Original Equipment, Manufacturer) wheels...
05-09-20, 05:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 603
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Squeaky noise? When I've had a bit of this it...

Squeaky noise? When I've had a bit of this it ended up being the saddle or stem (quill type). A bit of cleaning and a dab of grease resolves it for a while. If it is your seatpost or stem, make...
05-06-20, 05:27 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,958
Posted By Phil_gretz

Use some variation of the cyclocross carry...

Use some variation of the cyclocross carry (pictured below). I started this method in my early teens. It has served me for nearly 50 years. You can do it, too.
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03-29-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,707
Posted By Lazyass

I would have pulled out my frame pump and did to...

I would have pulled out my frame pump and did to him what the Italian pro racer did to Dave in Breaking Away.
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