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03-14-15, 04:11 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,855
Posted By yugyug

I thought that was a strange combination myself....

I thought that was a strange combination myself. But as someone you rides flats, promotes them, and thinks too many people ride clipped when they don't need it, I'm curious as to how OP gets the flat...
03-14-15, 03:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,742
Posted By yugyug

That sound new to me and pretty interesting..! ...

That sound new to me and pretty interesting..!

For the OP, I use an Italian Road Bike Mirror on one of my bikes. Its pretty good, looks great, great quality mirror, doesn't vibrate much (for me)....
01-18-15, 06:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,826
Posted By yugyug

Thanks everybody thats excellent info, I have...

Thanks everybody thats excellent info, I have some solutions and stuff to check.



Thanks I found those codes on Sheldon's site, will check. I think I know what you mean, but what does DS stand...
01-18-15, 06:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,826
Posted By yugyug

effect of changing bottom bracket axle length

I have an 80s 6spd road bike with an older type unsealed bottom bracket (shell width of 68mm, english) which is starting to die, and I want to replace it with a Shimano sealed BB-UN55. The current...
10-08-14, 04:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,448
Posted By yugyug

That sounds dangerous, evil too. Are you being...

That sounds dangerous, evil too. Are you being serious?



Thats well dressed?? I didn't think she was very articulate either, though I couldn't recognise anytime when she wasn't ranting.
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10-02-14, 10:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,622
Posted By yugyug

University research tends to be publicly...

University research tends to be publicly accessible and available to all industry players, even small ones who might not otherwise be able to afford such research. If the research is valuable to the...
10-02-14, 09:34 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,479
Posted By yugyug

Without knowing what kind of grills you are...

Without knowing what kind of grills you are talking about, I can imagine that might be the only way to repair them or replace a missing part. Years ago there were widespread local industries...
09-25-14, 06:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 729
Posted By yugyug

Unless you mean the TB303 = too bright = too...

Unless you mean the TB303 = too bright = too awesome!
09-21-14, 04:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 450
Posted By yugyug

Building Cycling Infrastructure in Australia

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sDk6pfn-qkg
09-21-14, 04:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,926
Posted By yugyug

My partner has a Tokyo Bike and I've owned a...

My partner has a Tokyo Bike and I've owned a Chappelli fixie. Chapellis are sort of ok, but for the price Tokyo bikes are better quality, better looking too, and their service is excellent.

I...
09-16-14, 08:42 AM
Replies: 8,742
Views: 462,812
Posted By yugyug

Sure, I am asking that question, I'm also trying...

Sure, I am asking that question, I'm also trying to answer it. I think seat belts do modulate the perception of safety and do make car travel feel more dangerous. To what extent I don't know, but...
09-15-14, 11:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,038
Posted By yugyug

Is that an Ishiwata tube decal? If so its a 5xx...

Is that an Ishiwata tube decal? If so its a 5xx series, according to this:
The Retrogrouch: Classic Tubes: Tange and Ishiwata...
09-15-14, 11:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,758
Posted By yugyug

Your insistence on equating seat belts and...

Your insistence on equating seat belts and helmets and not thinking about their differences is why you don't understand their different effects on the perception of danger. Its important to...
09-15-14, 05:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,692
Posted By yugyug

I dunno why you want to replace so many...

I dunno why you want to replace so many components - if you take care to clean, check and restore everything thats on their now you shouldn't have to fix it or adjust it any more than you would newer...
09-15-14, 05:31 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,285
Posted By yugyug

I think its rich to criticise individuals for...

I think its rich to criticise individuals for using the same market the same way businesses use it to make profit - even though its somehow more acceptable for businesses to just make profit, without...
09-14-14, 07:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,758
Posted By yugyug

The answer is 'affect', or how something is...

The answer is 'affect', or how something is experienced bodily (or cognitively depending on your theoretical framework). Airbags are the easiest to compare - they are hidden inside steering wheels...
09-14-14, 08:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,129
Posted By yugyug

Thanks didn't know about Swiss Titans - some...

Thanks didn't know about Swiss Titans - some great paintwork on those.

It is an unusual seat stay cut out, but I have found it on other Marvil branded bikes from Portugal, like this one for...
09-14-14, 07:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,129
Posted By yugyug

Thanks for the comments :) Yeah I 'm getting...

Thanks for the comments :) Yeah I 'm getting called on the bar tape by others too! lol. I wanted to just try something a little crazy and very late 80s and if you check out the photo gallery I linked...
09-14-14, 01:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,129
Posted By yugyug

That took a while, but here it is! ...

That took a while, but here it is!

http://spideroak.com/share/I5FVS/pictures/Users/yugyug/SpiderOak%20Hive/SpiderOak%20Shared/resized%20for%20upload/IMG_7902.JPG
...
09-09-14, 07:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 675
Posted By yugyug

thanks both. Very possible. Ebay buy....

thanks both.



Very possible. Ebay buy.



Is not hitting the stays or blades the only requirement for correct use of the set washers?
09-09-14, 07:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,472
Posted By yugyug

Thanks, Interesting site - it provides the part...

Thanks, Interesting site - it provides the part number for the parts documents. How German. :)



SL-1055 and RD-1055 Service instructions mainly, wouldn't mind the same docs for everything else...
09-09-14, 07:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 675
Posted By yugyug

set washers on caliper brakes

Bought a used pair of Shimano BR-7700 caliper brakes and the rear has with two set washers and the front has just one. All are the same size. But the Shimano parts diagram for that brake shows two...
09-09-14, 06:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,472
Posted By yugyug

Thanks for the Wayback link - I managed to scrape...

Thanks for the Wayback link - I managed to scrape one document I wanted from that. But the wayback machine doesn't archive the search pages, so seems like it can't find things I'm pretty sure were...
09-09-14, 03:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,472
Posted By yugyug

Shimano tech doc page down? removed?

There was this brilliant section of the Shimano website which had all the technical documents for their old parts from the 80s and stuff, but I can't seem to find it anymore.

Google gives me this...
08-28-14, 09:55 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,941
Posted By yugyug

Sounds like a reasonable situation to me. Women...

Sounds like a reasonable situation to me. Women have had the short end of the stick for long time (since forever) in regard to the employment and social expectations placed upon them and they should...
08-28-14, 09:45 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,941
Posted By yugyug

There is no reason why a boss can't communicate...

There is no reason why a boss can't communicate their moral standards, and I never said they couldn't. My view is the opposite of how you just presented it - workplaces should be places for open and...
08-28-14, 12:55 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,941
Posted By yugyug

BS. Its that kind of thinking that allows...

BS. Its that kind of thinking that allows companies to get away with unethical practices, because their workers are too afraid to stand up to their moral standards and communicate what they believe...
08-27-14, 07:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,804
Posted By yugyug

Anyone smart enough to know or remember what CCCP...

Anyone smart enough to know or remember what CCCP stood for are not the kind of people you need to worry about running you into a ditch.
08-27-14, 02:16 AM
Replies: 8,742
Views: 462,812
Posted By yugyug

Haha. Yep. I kind of feel that because i...

Haha. Yep.

I kind of feel that because i live in a jurisdiction, alas, almost an entire country, with a mandatory helmet law, I have more reason to be here to argue than others. But yep, sneakers...
08-24-14, 11:04 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 36,835
Posted By yugyug

Knog Kransky lock with mounting bracket (have to...

Knog Kransky lock with mounting bracket (have to purchase it separately). This mounts the cable lock inside the diamond of your frame. I have it with a smaller frame than this one pictured, and with...
08-24-14, 10:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,000
Posted By yugyug

I meant regarding the embossed leather logo on...

I meant regarding the embossed leather logo on the sides (not the metal plate) - if you leave more, you will be cutting through it. Seems to me you made your cut in order to just run over the top of...
08-24-14, 10:52 PM
Replies: 8,742
Views: 462,812
Posted By yugyug

Nowhere in that government brochure does it...

Nowhere in that government brochure does it confirm:


unless you want to put your baseline at 2001 - 10 years after the MHL was introduced. There is a very good reason they don't cite data from...
08-24-14, 01:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,000
Posted By yugyug

but then you would be cutting through the Brooks...

but then you would be cutting through the Brooks logo? Might not look so good?
08-23-14, 09:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,000
Posted By yugyug

How does that go? I love B17s but I do...

How does that go?

I love B17s but I do kinda think they could look a bit more racy, which is what I guess motivated your own knife work?
08-22-14, 02:52 PM
Replies: 8,742
Views: 462,812
Posted By yugyug

Not correct. What studies or articles are you...

Not correct. What studies or articles are you basing that claim on?
08-22-14, 01:20 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,442
Posted By yugyug

+ 1 for aviators with comfort cables/hooks. I use...

+ 1 for aviators with comfort cables/hooks. I use American Opticals.

But when I'm not wearing those, and when I ride a more garish 80s steel frame, I wear these:

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08-18-14, 08:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,241
Posted By yugyug

Everybody likes different saddles. Provided the...

Everybody likes different saddles. Provided the bike fit is right, you still have to try a few, or more than few.

I'll say t because someone else will anyway: try a leather saddle like a Brooks....
08-18-14, 08:26 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,021
Posted By yugyug

Ok I'm Australian and I can't really comment on...

Ok I'm Australian and I can't really comment on the road issue.

But the comments on what he was wearing... who cares. Lot of people don't care about the whole lycra or jodhpurs shenanigan. A bike...
08-18-14, 06:54 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,021
Posted By yugyug

I don't understand what you mean - what's so...

I don't understand what you mean - what's so bizarre about someone cycling in their work clothes? What's wearing a helmet got do with anything? Or is it strange for him to be travelling in the break...
08-18-14, 04:22 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,882
Posted By yugyug

You pay for it by stopping the free ride...

You pay for it by stopping the free ride motorists have been having on the public purse (and planet). You idea only has merit if it was already a level playing field, but its not.
08-17-14, 11:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,687
Posted By yugyug

Understood, thanks. Ah, of course, because...

Understood, thanks.

Ah, of course, because we control that axis by steering. doh! :)
08-17-14, 08:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,687
Posted By yugyug

Some good info there. I wonder if you could...

Some good info there. I wonder if you could clarify something for me:


If I understand that correctly, provided the line between the drop outs are parallel to the fork crown, then filing should...
08-17-14, 06:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,687
Posted By yugyug

No worries. Its a term most Aussies or Kiwis...

No worries. Its a term most Aussies or Kiwis would know, but ur right there's particular reason for anyone else to know it.

Thanks for link, I'll read through it later. As it is, I'm going to get...
08-17-14, 09:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,687
Posted By yugyug

Its right there in my user info: antipodes =...

Its right there in my user info: antipodes = Australia.



I just did this and as far as I can tell, the forks end are equidistant from the vertical running line down from the steer tube and...
08-17-14, 05:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,687
Posted By yugyug

Excellent info. It is indeed a problem with the...

Excellent info. It is indeed a problem with the drop out slots being not quite horizontally aligned and I was able to confirm it by comparing them with other parts of the bike using a spirit level....
08-17-14, 02:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,687
Posted By yugyug

Mis-aligned front forks - opinions?

I'm building up a NOS 80s steel road bike frame, it hasn't been built up before. I've just put the wheels in for the first time and have noticed that the front forks are a bit mis-aligned - if the...
08-16-14, 10:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,358
Posted By yugyug

Well I'm surprised to hear that its legal...

Well I'm surprised to hear that its legal anywhere to use a mobile phone in your hands while driving. Go Texas.

Its definitely illegal in Australia. The only possible way is if its in a bracket....
08-14-14, 08:13 AM
Replies: 8,742
Views: 462,812
Posted By yugyug

To my knowledge the studies on rotational...

To my knowledge the studies on rotational concussion didn't come out until the 90s? Anecdotally the bigger problem was heatstroke.

Anyway, you can't buy it now, except on ebay - for anywhere...
08-14-14, 02:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 848
Posted By yugyug

Once you have purchased your copy of Armstrong's...

Once you have purchased your copy of Armstrong's Its Not About the Bike and then flushed it down the toilet, you might like to try Robert Penn's It's All About the Bike.
08-14-14, 12:10 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 16,968
Posted By yugyug

A few minutes searching. None of these relate to...

A few minutes searching. None of these relate to use of CF-epoxy composites in bicycles. I would be cautious in drawing any conclusions from such research relevant to CF bikes. Iím not a scientist...
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