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Ceramic drive chain by db[_2_]
Check this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-9gQ1KRhesM It all looks beautifully smooth etc. But I wonder, how does it stand up to hard pedalling, like...
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June 23rd 19 03:36 PM
by AMuzi Go to last post
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Chain alignment friction losses by John B.
Some time ago I posted a question about the possible friction losses when various "gears" are used. Subsequently I have come across a test of both chain...
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June 21st 19 10:54 PM
by Tom Kunich[_5_] Go to last post
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Clincher and Tubeless Deep Carbon Rims by Tom Kunich[_5_]
It was pretty windy yesterday with gusts up to 25 or perhaps more. I had put the 50 mm deep clinchers that have Victoria Corsa G+ tires on them on the steel...
June 21st 19 10:39 PM
by Tom Kunich[_5_] Go to last post
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Can an old school Shimano inner chainring be flipped 2 use as anouter ring? by Sir Ridesalot
I'm building up a road bike for a person who is not a strong rider and who finds a 50 teeth chainring to be too much for them. Can an Old School Shimano inner...
June 21st 19 05:25 AM
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Hot rodding e-bikes by Frank Krygowski[_4_]
Seems it's easy to modify an e-bike to travel up to about 45...
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June 20th 19 01:11 AM
by Frank Krygowski[_4_] Go to last post
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Protecting yourself by Andy
I have thought about carrying a short range cell phone jammer while biking. I have given it careful thought. But when traveling as a passenger I increasingly...
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June 19th 19 09:55 PM
by sms Go to last post
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Bicycle statistics by AK[_2_]
I found some interesting info here. They do not list the percentage of those wearing helmets who died. Looks like those bike lanes are fairly...
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June 19th 19 03:49 PM
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Interesting discovery today about Dura Ace AX by Sir Ridesalot
I was wanting to transfer an extra Dura Ace AX crankset over to another bicycle. That crankset still had one pedal on it and I wanted to put on other Dura Ace...
June 17th 19 07:58 PM
by Sir Ridesalot Go to last post
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Feeling strong by db[_2_]
Some days, on my way to work, it all feels great, I zoom along, the bike responds beautifully, I feel strong today, wow. Then I realise, I've got a tail...
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June 17th 19 04:11 PM
by Tom Kunich[_5_] Go to last post
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Tomorrow's Bicycle Drive? by John B. Slocomb
See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-9gQ1KRhesM In the narration he mentions that a 24 speed gear set, or even more, would be perfectly feasible. No wires, no...
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June 14th 19 02:17 AM
by John B. Go to last post
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Crossing at pedestrian walk by AK[_2_]
Sometimes when I need to go some places where it is safer to ride on the sidewalk for a short distance and cross at a cross walk with the pedestrian signal ....
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June 14th 19 12:43 AM
by Frank Krygowski[_4_] Go to last post
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How efficient are derailleur bicycle transmissions really? by Andre Jute[_2_]
A figure currently thrown about on with abandon on the newsgroup is that bicycle chains and sprockets are 98% efficient. That isn't untrue in certain very...
June 13th 19 09:28 PM
by Andre Jute[_2_] Go to last post
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Anyone make a 9 speed cassette with a 14 and an 18 teeth cog? by Sir Ridesalot
I need a 9-speed 14 teeth and a 9-speed 18 teeth cog for something I'm doing. Does anyone make a 9-speed cassette with one or the other of these cogs or even...
June 13th 19 08:01 PM
by Zen Cycle Go to last post
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Gremlins and bikes! by Sir Ridesalot
Let's share stories of when Gremlins strike. My latest is my Schwalbe 30mm CX Pro cyclocross tire. It has gone completely flat a couple of times lately. So,...
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June 10th 19 05:59 PM
by Tom Kunich[_5_] Go to last post
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I did it again! Tubukar tire mounted onto a CLINCHER rim. by Sir Ridesalot
I went for a long tour today and because I didn't really trust my front tire, actually the tube, I decide to take a spare TUBULAR tire to put on if the...
June 9th 19 08:53 PM
by Sir Ridesalot Go to last post
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Worse even than a typical bicycle thief by AMuzi
https://ktla.com/2019/05/30/men-arrested-after-shooting-at-13-year-old-boy-who-caught-them-trying-to-steal-his-bicycle-police/ -- Andrew Muzi ...
June 9th 19 04:50 AM
by Tim McNamara Go to last post
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The Moral Threat of Bicycles in the 1890s: rock'n'roll deja vu? by Andre Jute[_2_]
The Moral Threat of Bicycles in the 1890s: https://daily.jstor.org/the-moral-threat-of-bicycles-in-the-1890s/ Does anyone remember preachers half a century...
June 8th 19 02:12 AM
by Andre Jute[_2_] Go to last post
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road cyclist rage in Italy by AMuzi
https://preview.tinyurl.com/y6jkzkpt Apparently after a near-miss in traffic. -- Andrew Muzi www.yellowjersey.org/ Open every day since 1 April, 1971
June 7th 19 08:58 PM
by AMuzi Go to last post
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Creaking Solved by jbeattie
My commuter (CAADX) had a terrible snap and creak that I was so certain was BB related that I popped out the BB30 bearings and squeezed in a new pair with...
June 6th 19 07:17 PM
by jbeattie Go to last post
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Talk about taking the lane! by Sir Ridesalot
This guy has either nerves of steel or a death wish. At least he's riding lane center....
June 6th 19 10:39 AM
by Sir Ridesalot Go to last post
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