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10-22-21, 08:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 280
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Why is that ? The bar will be 22.2 mm or 23.8 mm...

Why is that ? The bar will be 22.2 mm or 23.8 mm beyond the clamping area either way. The only advantage of a larger clamping diameter is that the bar will be stronger and less likely to fail.
10-22-21, 08:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 280
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Flexibility has nothing to do with strength. As...

Flexibility has nothing to do with strength. As long as you use a proper stem meant for carbon bars and use a torque wrench to tighten the bolts, you should not have a problem. Stay away from cheap...
10-21-21, 07:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 161
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Yes, and itís light years better than my other...

Yes, and itís light years better than my other economy freewheels.
10-21-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4,889
Views: 643,600
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Well, here in the West we use something called a...

Well, here in the West we use something called a torque wrench and use values recommended by the manufacturer. For example, Sugino recommends 40-50 Nm for their 75 NJS cranks.
10-21-21, 07:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 161
Posted By TejanoTrackie

That would be 400 % better. But, anyway, the WI...

That would be 400 % better. But, anyway, the WI Eno freewheels are much better than anything else. Quantifying how much is difficult, but I think you will appreciate the improvement and not regret...
10-21-21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4,889
Views: 643,600
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Are you suggesting that torque is irrelevant when...

Are you suggesting that torque is irrelevant when tightening square taper crankarms ?
10-20-21, 02:24 PM
Replies: 4,889
Views: 643,600
Posted By TejanoTrackie

^^^^ The problem with that wrench is that you...

^^^^ The problem with that wrench is that you cannot apply a measured torque when tightening the bolt.
Forum: Foo
10-18-21, 09:34 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 955
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Today I switched my thermostat from COOL to HEAT.

Today I switched my thermostat from COOL to HEAT.
10-16-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 4,584
Views: 718,801
Posted By TejanoTrackie

:deadhorse:

:deadhorse:
Forum: Foo
10-16-21, 01:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 925
Posted By TejanoTrackie

So, even as my scam website has vanished, new...

So, even as my scam website has vanished, new ones reappear. The latest one is this one (safe to click on it) >>>...
Forum: Foo
10-14-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 405
Posted By TejanoTrackie

My original SS card was laminated, so it could...

My original SS card was laminated, so it could get wet without being damaged. The replacement card specifically states that it should not be laminated, but I've never needed to use it since it was...
10-13-21, 09:14 PM
Replies: 4,889
Views: 643,600
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Continental Grand Prix 5000 700x28c. Daily...

Continental Grand Prix 5000 700x28c. Daily special on biketiresdirect 40% off msrp of $79.95 ($47.97) and free shipping because it's backordered. It's going on the rear wheel of my Dolan Pre Cursa to...
10-12-21, 09:47 PM
Replies: 4,584
Views: 718,801
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Not pretty, for sure, but perfectly functional,...

Not pretty, for sure, but perfectly functional, so NOT jackass.
10-12-21, 09:42 PM
Replies: 4,584
Views: 718,801
Posted By TejanoTrackie

It looks like a smaller front wheel was used,...

It looks like a smaller front wheel was used, maybe 26Ē, such that the distance from the fork crown to the rim is too great to use a front brake.
Forum: Foo
10-12-21, 08:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 405
Posted By TejanoTrackie

I still have mine, actually two, since they...

I still have mine, actually two, since they issued me a second newer one when I applied for my Social Security pension benefits. I keep them along with all my other important documents in a small...
10-09-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 4,889
Views: 643,600
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Also ...

Also

https://m.media-amazon.com/images/I/91Zawe9qI0L._AC_SL1500_.jpg
10-09-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 4,889
Views: 643,600
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Just bought a couple of Charge Spoon saddles as...

Just bought a couple of Charge Spoon saddles as they are back in stock at RG. Also got a new KMC K1SL (formerly K710SL) 1/8" black chain.
...
10-09-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,959
Posted By TejanoTrackie

He's alive and well post pandemic. ...

He's alive and well post pandemic.

https://youtu.be/klJys12Z8hU
Forum: Foo
10-05-21, 09:51 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,138
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Well, it's here folks. Got a notification in...

Well, it's here folks. Got a notification in Windows Update that my PC meets the minimum requirements for Windows 11, and that the update will be available soon. Computer companies such as Dell are...
Forum: Foo
10-04-21, 01:01 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 789
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Not quite. Chrome has about 50% of the US market,...

Not quite. Chrome has about 50% of the US market, but Safari has about 35% with the remaining 15% split up among Edge, Firefox, Opera, Android etc.
10-03-21, 08:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 410
Posted By TejanoTrackie

I'm not advocating that you try to drill the...

I'm not advocating that you try to drill the fork, however, unless it's a full carbon fork with a carbon steerer tube, then most likely the fork crown is aluminum, not carbon. So, theoretically it...
Forum: Foo
09-30-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 925
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Context matters. In your case you were dealing...

Context matters. In your case you were dealing with an honorable seller, who communicated with you throughout the process. In my case there was no communication whatsoever, and PayPal conducted all...
Forum: Foo
09-27-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 925
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Update on 9/27/2021 - Success ! PayPal has...

Update on 9/27/2021 - Success ! PayPal has accepted my claim, and refunded the money that I paid to the scammer for the Ortofon 2M Blue stylus. It took nearly four weeks for PayPal to resolve my...
09-26-21, 06:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 662
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Yes. Track frames contain the exotic rare earth...

Yes. Track frames contain the exotic rare earth element Speedium, which makes them inherently faster than geared bikes.
Forum: Foo
09-23-21, 09:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 925
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Have you considered buying another turntable ? I...

Have you considered buying another turntable ? I am very happy with the Fluance RT85 belt drive manual turntable that I recently bought for $500. If your current system has a phono input, it's a...
Forum: Foo
09-23-21, 08:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 558
Posted By TejanoTrackie

I realize it's a little late, but I would have...

I realize it's a little late, but I would have tried an impact driver on reverse when the bolt head was still undamaged.
Forum: Foo
09-20-21, 07:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 925
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Oh, no doubt it is a complete scam. The only...

Oh, no doubt it is a complete scam. The only question remains is will PayPal get my money back and how soon.
Forum: Foo
09-20-21, 02:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 925
Posted By TejanoTrackie

It was $67.73. The next best price I could find...

It was $67.73. The next best price I could find is $155 from an eBay seller in Hong Kong with a one month delivery time. Note that this is just for the stylus, the complete cartridge is more.
Forum: Foo
09-20-21, 02:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 925
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Update on 9/20/2021 - On 9/8/2021 I received an...

Update on 9/20/2021 - On 9/8/2021 I received an email from PayPal stating that the seller had shipped my item. This was based on a USPS tracking number provided by the seller that showed that a...
09-17-21, 10:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 569
Posted By TejanoTrackie

By "crankshaft" do you mean bottom bracket ? Your...

By "crankshaft" do you mean bottom bracket ? Your second photo seems to show the left side bottom bracket cup not fully seated in the frame. As to your chainring bolts being loose, that could...
09-17-21, 09:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,959
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Those look like Sub 15 wheels, which are not...

Those look like Sub 15 wheels, which are not going to take a lot of abuse. Still, he might have gotten the cog off if he'd used a bench vise. I've had cogs that I couldn't remove with a chain whip,...
09-17-21, 07:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,959
Posted By TejanoTrackie

link please

link please
09-11-21, 05:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 629
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Very nice clean job ! 👍

Very nice clean job ! 👍
09-03-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,438
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Could you live with an 18T cog ? >>>...

Could you live with an 18T cog ? >>> https://www.ebay.com/itm/284298782641?mkevt=1&mkcid=1&mkrid=711-53200-19255-0&toolid=10044&campid=5337965612
09-02-21, 03:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,438
Posted By TejanoTrackie

https://www.ebay.com/itm/265221103841 ...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/265221103841

https://www.ebay.com/itm/265221104522
09-02-21, 11:33 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 55,011
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Flat or not, that's a hellacious gear. You must...

Flat or not, that's a hellacious gear. You must be a real gear masher.
09-02-21, 11:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,438
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Maybe you should conduct a poll to find out how...

Maybe you should conduct a poll to find out how many people are looking for a French threaded single speed freewheel.
09-02-21, 08:54 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,959
Posted By TejanoTrackie

I was thinking of posting a video of me doing...

I was thinking of posting a video of me doing laundry. Pretty informative and exciting stuff, don’t you think ?
Forum: Foo
09-01-21, 04:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 925
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Well, I've gone ahead and filed a claim with...

Well, I've gone ahead and filed a claim with PayPal, since it's quite evident that this is a total scam and I will never receive the Ortofon 2M Blue replacement stylus that I ordered for my new...
08-31-21, 02:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,438
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Last post by the OP was on 6-11-09. Gotta love...

Last post by the OP was on 6-11-09. Gotta love these newbies with their resurrected zombie threads. :lol:
Forum: Foo
08-30-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,526
Posted By TejanoTrackie

First World problems.

First World problems.
08-28-21, 03:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 821
Posted By TejanoTrackie

By my calculation, your 10:47 minutes for 2.5...

By my calculation, your 10:47 minutes for 2.5 miles is nearly a 14 mph average, which is excellent for a heavy bike on a hilly course. Good luck with your PSA results.
08-27-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,059
Posted By TejanoTrackie

It's a decent bike, some cheap components like...

It's a decent bike, some cheap components like headset, cog, pedals, saddle, tires, but overall ok quality. Frame is good quality, made in Taiwan with Reynolds 520 tubing, good welds and paint,...
08-27-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,499
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Yes, I agree with you. Using C-T can lead to...

Yes, I agree with you. Using C-T can lead to inconsistent sizing, since the ST extends a different amount beyond the TT on different frames. On frames like the Wabi Classic with an integrated...
08-27-21, 08:37 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 55,011
Posted By TejanoTrackie

I bought this Dolan Pre Cursa frameset directly...

I bought this Dolan Pre Cursa frameset directly from Dolan in the UK thinking that I would save a lot of money compared to buying it locally. Boy, was I wrong ! Although the frameset cost only $263,...
Forum: Foo
08-26-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,526
Posted By TejanoTrackie

I'd not be so sure about that >>>>>...

I'd not be so sure about that >>>>> https://www.bbc.com/news/av/world-latin-america-44170881
Forum: Foo
08-26-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,526
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Bad sushi

Bad sushi
Forum: Foo
08-23-21, 04:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 925
Posted By TejanoTrackie

I'm probably older than you and even more...

I'm probably older than you and even more forgetful. So, I have a simple storage system for the myriad of small stuff I might otherwise mislay. There are a few drawers where I keep everything, and it...
Forum: Foo
08-23-21, 02:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 925
Posted By TejanoTrackie

It's supposed to be a name brand stylus (Ortofon...

It's supposed to be a name brand stylus (Ortofon 2M Blue), not an equivalent. Also, all the other stuff on this website is name brand, as well. But the prices are ridiculous, which is why I think...
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