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Forum: Techniques Yesterday, 08:27 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 68
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Posted By Rolf Mantel[_2_]
ride faster!

Am 18.10.2019 um 01:21 schrieb Tom Kunich:
I'd be interest to hear where you got your information "that riding on a sidewalk is 3 times as dangerous as riding on the road".

If the sidewalk if...
Forum: Techniques October 17th 19, 04:42 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 41
Views: 116
Posted By Rolf Mantel[_2_]
Hey Tom!

Am 17.10.2019 um 16:34 schrieb Andre Jute:
"Kurds (Kurdish: کورد‎, Kurd) are an Iranian ethnic group native to a
mountainous region of Western Asia known as Kurdistan, which spans
...
Forum: Techniques October 17th 19, 03:35 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 68
Views: 48
Posted By Rolf Mantel[_2_]
ride faster!

Am 17.10.2019 um 16:24 schrieb Andre Jute:
On Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 7:49:01 AM UTC+1, Rolf Mantel wrote:

The alternate is not to cycle on the sidewalk in the first place, when
it...
Forum: Techniques October 17th 19, 08:21 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 68
Views: 48
Posted By Rolf Mantel[_2_]
ride faster!

Am 17.10.2019 um 08:47 schrieb :
If the cyclist thinks he is protected riding that way he is an idiot. If I was riding there I would think 'I'm riding here and there is a big...
Forum: Techniques October 17th 19, 07:48 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 68
Views: 48
Posted By Rolf Mantel[_2_]
ride faster!

Am 17.10.2019 um 06:16 schrieb John B.:
The alternate is, of course, to stop and let the Big Mother cross the
sidewalk just as he damn well pleases. Whereupon, you will of course
be alive but...
Forum: Techniques October 11th 19, 08:47 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 76
Views: 290
Posted By Rolf Mantel[_2_]
John Forester Speaks

Am 10.10.2019 um 16:10 schrieb sms:
On 10/9/2019 3:59 PM, John B. wrote:

snip

Maybe not, but perhaps a 20MPH speed limit will result in vehicles going
35MPH, while a 35MPH results...
Forum: Techniques October 10th 19, 12:26 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 154
Views: 248
Posted By Rolf Mantel[_2_]
Where "Safety Inflation" leads

Am 09.10.2019 um 18:21 schrieb Sir Ridesalot:
On Wednesday, 9 October 2019 09:44:51 UTC-4, Steve Weeks wrote:

Of course, it would also be nice to see some action on cars parked
in or...
Forum: Techniques October 9th 19, 03:11 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 154
Views: 248
Posted By Rolf Mantel[_2_]
Where "Safety Inflation" leads

Am 09.10.2019 um 15:59 schrieb jbeattie:
On Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 12:52:32 AM UTC-7, James wrote:
On 9/10/19 1:02 pm, John B. wrote:

The answer is fairly simple, simply pass a law...
Forum: Techniques September 23rd 19, 09:13 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 53
Views: 263
Posted By Rolf Mantel[_2_]
Sunglasses

Am 22.09.2019 um 20:10 schrieb Tom Kunich:

I bought several pairs of $2 Chinese sunglasses in the hope that one would work. One was Tifosi and it is pretty good as long as I keep the speed below...
Forum: Techniques August 15th 19, 12:51 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 45
Views: 292
Posted By Rolf Mantel[_2_]
Professional use of proper size wrench

Am 15.08.2019 um 00:23 schrieb Frank Krygowski:
The last glaciers stopped within five or ten miles of where I live. There is
a river valley just north of me, but if I cross the river and climb...
Forum: Techniques August 15th 19, 12:41 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 189
Views: 1,339
Posted By Rolf Mantel[_2_]
Off Topic

Am 14.08.2019 um 18:21 schrieb Tom Kunich:
You mean the laws guaranteeing the right to an abortion throughout
the first trimester? Those laws? Hey, even sharia law allows
abortion in the...
Forum: Techniques August 13th 19, 08:57 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 189
Views: 1,339
Posted By Rolf Mantel[_2_]
Off Topic

Am 13.08.2019 um 00:10 schrieb Tom Kunich:
But you've already made that decision haven't you? You say you have a
son. What would you think if he was aborted because you gave the
mother the idea...
Forum: Techniques August 5th 19, 04:13 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 33
Views: 216
Posted By Rolf Mantel[_2_]
Busch & Muller wiring diagrams

Am 05.08.2019 um 17:04 schrieb Frank Krygowski:
On 8/5/2019 5:05 AM, Rolf Mantel wrote:
Am 03.08.2019 um 01:41 schrieb bob prohaska:
This particular Lumotec Oval actually has two extra...
Forum: Techniques August 5th 19, 10:05 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 33
Views: 216
Posted By Rolf Mantel[_2_]
Busch & Muller wiring diagrams

Am 03.08.2019 um 01:41 schrieb bob prohaska:
This particular Lumotec Oval actually has two extra contact pairs; one pair
goes to the taillight, the other was unused. I can't guess what it was...
Forum: Techniques July 18th 19, 03:55 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 57
Views: 433
Posted By Rolf Mantel[_2_]
Electronic Shifting Replay

Am 18.07.2019 um 16:14 schrieb Frank Krygowski:
On Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 5:14:53 AM UTC-4, Rolf Mantel wrote:

Changing the oil bath of my Rohloff first time after some 5 years did
...
Forum: Techniques July 18th 19, 10:14 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 57
Views: 433
Posted By Rolf Mantel[_2_]
Electronic Shifting Replay

Am 17.07.2019 um 22:18 schrieb Tom Kunich:
That would be a Rohloff "Speedhub"
(https://www.rohloff.de/en/products/speedhub/ ) I think the
general consensus is that there's some energy loss...
Forum: Techniques July 18th 19, 10:11 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 89
Views: 508
Posted By Rolf Mantel[_2_]
CO2 Connectors - Threaded vs Unthreaded

Am 18.07.2019 um 01:22 schrieb Tom Kunich:
The orbital variation of Earth is 3,104,641 miles. If this was to
vary by just 1,000 miles - 0.03% - life could not exist on this
planet. It the Moon...
Forum: Techniques July 18th 19, 09:21 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 89
Views: 508
Posted By Rolf Mantel[_2_]
CO2 Connectors - Threaded vs Unthreaded

Am 17.07.2019 um 22:01 schrieb Tom Kunich:
Also throughout the history of the Earth, rather than species
evolving they suddenly appeared in large numbers of species.
This does not look...
Forum: Techniques July 17th 19, 04:08 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 89
Views: 508
Posted By Rolf Mantel[_2_]
CO2 Connectors - Threaded vs Unthreaded

Am 17.07.2019 um 16:34 schrieb Tom Kunich:
2: If evolution worked the way that it is supposed to, speciation
could be expected to occur in a linear manner and that is NOT what it
has done....
Forum: Techniques July 10th 19, 04:05 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 132
Views: 804
Posted By Rolf Mantel[_2_]
So Long Tubulars?

Am 10.07.2019 um 16:45 schrieb sms:
Airless is really the future of bicycle tires
https://mashable.com/2018/05/15/new-way-of-cycling-with-airless-tires-that-never-go-flat/.

Like the "Green...
Forum: Techniques June 28th 19, 08:21 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 125
Views: 1,050
Posted By Rolf Mantel[_2_]
BB standard

Am 27.06.2019 um 15:13 schrieb sms:
I was just over in Germany two weeks ago (Berlin) and I made a point of
looking for AT cars, peering in the windows. There were a few luxury
cars with...
Forum: Techniques June 14th 19, 09:46 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 30
Views: 386
Posted By Rolf Mantel[_2_]
Chain alignment friction losses

Am 13.06.2019 um 17:41 schrieb Mark J.:
On 6/13/2019 1:06 AM, Rolf Mantel wrote:
Am 13.06.2019 um 01:21 schrieb John B.:
As an aside, 250 watts is probably as high, or perhaps higher,...
Forum: Techniques June 13th 19, 09:06 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 30
Views: 386
Posted By Rolf Mantel[_2_]
Chain alignment friction losses

Am 13.06.2019 um 01:21 schrieb John B.:
As an aside, 250 watts is probably as high, or perhaps higher, than
the usual recreational cyclist normally produces.

My health insurance says 2 watts per...
Forum: Techniques June 12th 19, 08:32 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 21
Views: 306
Posted By Rolf Mantel[_2_]
Feeling strong

Am 12.06.2019 um 03:51 schrieb Joy Beeson:
Then there was the time I got lost on the way home from Altamont
because my turn was at the top of an exhausting climb

This reminds me that I went up...
Forum: Techniques June 7th 19, 01:57 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 165
Views: 1,139
Posted By Rolf Mantel[_2_]
Protecting yourself

Am 07.06.2019 um 14:03 schrieb Duane:
On 06/06/2019 8:54 p.m., John B. wrote:
On Thu, 6 Jun 2019 23:12:18 -0000 (UTC), Duane wrote:

John B. ...
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