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Forum: Techniques October 12th 19, 01:19 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 18
Views: 76
Posted By [email protected]
Beginner question

Hi Joy, you mentioned that you thought a shorter seat tube implied a shorter to tube. Sort of. You'll find a lot of bikes these days have sloping top tubes and define both the top tube and seat tube...
Forum: Techniques October 8th 19, 09:51 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 4
Views: 75
Posted By [email protected]
Chain Rings

I'm now 60, and have always been a spinner. I was regularly racing until my mid 50's. I still commute by bike, and tend to keep my cadence around 95. Until very recently I had no problem maintaining...
Forum: Techniques September 30th 19, 09:32 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 99
Views: 457
Posted By [email protected]
blinded by light

On Monday, September 30, 2019 at 8:43:46 AM UTC-4, Jeff Liebermann wrote:


If you're looking for additional failure modes, using IPS LCD displays
in automobile dashboard displays, tablets,...
Forum: Techniques September 23rd 19, 07:45 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 53
Views: 263
Posted By [email protected]
Sunglasses

On Sunday, September 22, 2019 at 7:23:11 PM UTC-4, John B. wrote:
On Sun, 22 Sep 2019 18:55:52 -0400, Frank Krygowski
wrote:

On 9/22/2019 2:10 PM, Tom Kunich...
Forum: Techniques September 23rd 19, 07:17 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 30
Views: 263
Posted By [email protected]
Drop Bar Hydraulic Disk

On Monday, September 23, 2019 at 9:55:23 AM UTC-4, AMuzi wrote:
On 9/23/2019 1:13 AM, James wrote:


I'm guessing that "big fat through axles" are predominantly
used with (hydraulic)...
Forum: Techniques September 20th 19, 03:48 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 41
Views: 293
Posted By [email protected]
Article about SRAM in Forbes

On Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 4:25:29 PM UTC-4, Frank Krygowski wrote:
On 9/19/2019 9:14 AM, wrote:
On Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 11:15:22 PM UTC-4, Frank Krygowski...
Forum: Techniques September 19th 19, 02:14 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 41
Views: 293
Posted By [email protected]
Article about SRAM in Forbes

On Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 11:15:22 PM UTC-4, Frank Krygowski wrote:
On 9/18/2019 3:58 PM, Tom Kunich wrote:
On Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 2:35:03 PM UTC-7, AMuzi wrote:
On...
Forum: Techniques September 18th 19, 01:19 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 41
Views: 293
Posted By [email protected]
Article about SRAM in Forbes

On Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 9:20:44 AM UTC-4, duane wrote:
On 17/09/2019 8:56 a.m., wrote:
On Monday, September 16, 2019 at 7:26:30 PM UTC-4, jbeattie wrote:

...
Forum: Techniques September 18th 19, 01:17 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 41
Views: 293
Posted By [email protected]
Article about SRAM in Forbes

On Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 10:19:49 AM UTC-4, wrote:

I REALLY LIKE my 9-Speed Campagnolo Mirage Ergo shifters/brake levers. I can ship up OR down numerous gears with...
Forum: Techniques September 17th 19, 01:56 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 41
Views: 293
Posted By [email protected]
Article about SRAM in Forbes

On Monday, September 16, 2019 at 7:26:30 PM UTC-4, jbeattie wrote:

Another thing I don't like about double-tap is it requires too
much intelligence. If you're on your last cog and think...
Forum: Techniques September 16th 19, 09:52 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 41
Views: 293
Posted By [email protected]
Article about SRAM in Forbes

On Sunday, September 15, 2019 at 1:48:50 PM UTC-4, Tom Kunich wrote:
On Sunday, September 15, 2019 at 12:31:41 AM UTC-7, Chalo wrote:
They came up with one crappy product that ruined countless...
Forum: Techniques September 16th 19, 09:47 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 11
Views: 159
Posted By [email protected]
Bike Racks.

On Monday, September 16, 2019 at 10:35:01 AM UTC-4, Ted Heise wrote:
On Sun, 15 Sep 2019 14:29:11 -0500,
AMuzi wrote:
On 9/15/2019 1:44 PM, Tom Kunich wrote:

...
Forum: Techniques September 16th 19, 09:46 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 11
Views: 159
Posted By [email protected]
Bike Racks.

On Sunday, September 15, 2019 at 7:01:13 PM UTC-4, jbeattie wrote:

It's a 2007 Taurus. Just use some lag screws and silicone caulk. Done.

-- Jay Beattie.

"If she doesn't find you...
Forum: Techniques September 12th 19, 08:26 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 54
Views: 368
Posted By [email protected]
Does anything dissolve paint thinner

On Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at 10:24:01 AM UTC-4, Radey Shouman wrote:
writes:

Naptha was used by the dry cleaning industry until the '60s, when it
was...
Forum: Techniques September 12th 19, 07:25 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 41
Views: 293
Posted By [email protected]
Article about SRAM in Forbes

Interesting article on the evolution of SRAM.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/jimvinoski/2019/09/11/this-us-bike-parts-maker-came-out-of-nowhere-to-take-on-the-industry-giants/#660213d64d05

A couple...
Forum: Techniques September 12th 19, 06:56 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 54
Views: 368
Posted By [email protected]
Does anything dissolve paint thinner

On Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 1:00:04 PM UTC-4, wrote:
"I use brake cleaner for all my degreasing needs."

I don't wish to be disrespectful, but this makes no sense to...
Forum: Techniques September 10th 19, 04:47 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 36
Views: 268
Posted By [email protected]
Ketone Esters

On Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at 5:20:07 PM UTC-4, AMuzi wrote:
On 9/4/2019 3:40 PM, Tom Kunich wrote:
A couple of weeks ago we were talking about Ketone Esters. This is sort of a predigested...
Forum: Techniques September 10th 19, 04:40 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 54
Views: 368
Posted By [email protected]
Does anything dissolve paint thinner

On Monday, September 2, 2019 at 2:51:20 PM UTC-4, AK wrote:
I use paint thinner and an old tooth brush to clean my bike chain.

Is there anything I can spray on the chain to dissolve the...
Forum: Techniques September 10th 19, 04:19 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 75
Views: 356
Posted By [email protected]
Presta valve in a rim that was drilled for Schrader?

On Saturday, September 7, 2019 at 12:27:25 PM UTC-4, Jeff Liebermann wrote:

The only time I really worry about something is when the experts tell
me not to worry.

Words to live by
Forum: Techniques September 10th 19, 04:18 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 75
Views: 356
Posted By [email protected]
Presta valve in a rim that was drilled for Schrader?

On Friday, September 6, 2019 at 6:30:40 PM UTC-4, Joerg wrote:
Just received a new rear wheel. Despite being 700c and for narrow tires
the rim is drilled for a Schrader valve. Couldn't believe...
Forum: Techniques August 23rd 19, 01:34 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 27
Views: 199
Posted By [email protected]
Interesting heart related observation on today's ride

On Monday, August 19, 2019 at 3:10:02 PM UTC-4, Sir Ridesalot wrote:
I went for a 40 kilometers ride today and the ride involved a fair bit of rolling hills. An interesting observation was that at...
Forum: Techniques August 23rd 19, 01:09 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 23
Views: 197
Posted By [email protected]
internal wrenching bolt

On Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 8:21:45 PM UTC-4, AMuzi wrote:

But for every web search 'internal wrenching bolt' I get Mil
Spec fasteners priced $15 t $30 each which are a magnitude
or...
Forum: Techniques August 19th 19, 09:42 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 19
Views: 262
Posted By [email protected]
Darn near lost my sole early this morning!

On Monday, August 19, 2019 at 6:11:33 AM UTC-4, Sir Ridesalot wrote:
Very early this morning I put Look Delta cleats onto my Louis Garneau road-bicycling shoes and then went for a ride of just over...
Forum: Techniques August 17th 19, 02:01 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 7
Views: 182
Posted By [email protected]
Power

On Sunday, August 11, 2019 at 2:09:28 PM UTC-4, Tom Kunich wrote:
I have some information on power development he

http://www.cyclingpowerlab.com/cyclingpoweroutput.aspx

Using this...
Forum: Techniques July 18th 19, 05:14 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 16
Views: 180
Posted By [email protected]
Coh and Co Bicycles

Interesting and innovative work from bike designers Paul Harder Cohen and Mette Walsted, using wood and carbon fiber (I'm not interested in a 'steel is real' flamewar). This BBC podcast has some...
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