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Forum: Techniques February 15th 19, 04:37 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 67
Views: 1,427
Posted By Frank Miles
Disk brakes might be useful

On Thu, 14 Feb 2019 10:47:45 -0500, Frank Krygowski wrote:

On 2/14/2019 4:57 AM, Ned Mantei wrote:
On 14-02-19 05:10, Frank Miles wrote:
My wheels seem to stay true until the sidewalls get...
Forum: Techniques February 14th 19, 04:10 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 67
Views: 1,427
Posted By Frank Miles
Disk brakes might be useful

On Wed, 13 Feb 2019 16:42:15 +0000, David Scheidt wrote:

Sir Ridesalot wrote:
:On Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 10:34:24 PM UTC-5, Frank Krygowski
wrote: : On...
Forum: Techniques August 16th 18, 04:20 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 165
Views: 3,771
Posted By Frank Miles
Flat repair

On Mon, 13 Aug 2018 14:00:22 -0700, sms wrote:

Avoid Mr. Tuffy liners at all costs. If you do use liners, use a thicker
inner tube because the liners tend to cause flats where the two ends
...
Forum: Techniques May 3rd 18, 04:30 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 173
Views: 4,192
Posted By Frank Miles
Dynamo/LED power conditioning

On Thu, 03 May 2018 06:46:07 +0000, Ralph Barone wrote:

bob prohaska wrote:
I finally caved and bought a Shimano dh-3n72 hub for use on my exercise
bike. It works fine,...
Forum: Techniques May 3rd 18, 04:36 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 173
Views: 4,192
Posted By Frank Miles
Dynamo/LED power conditioning

On Thu, 03 May 2018 02:49:21 +0000, bob prohaska wrote:

I finally caved and bought a Shimano dh-3n72 hub for use on my exercise
bike. It works fine, but the LEDs flicker quite noticeably at...
Forum: Techniques January 18th 18, 11:32 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 8
Views: 227
Posted By Frank Miles
pull tight

On Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:22:32 -0500, Frank Krygowski wrote:

On 1/17/2018 3:17 PM, Frank Miles wrote:
On Wed, 17 Jan 2018 19:37:35 +0100, Emanuel Berg wrote:

If one pulls a wheel axle nut...
Forum: Techniques January 17th 18, 08:17 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 8
Views: 227
Posted By Frank Miles
pull tight

On Wed, 17 Jan 2018 19:37:35 +0100, Emanuel Berg wrote:

If one pulls a wheel axle nut too tight, to the
point that something is damaged, what will that
be? The axle, the thread, the frame, the...
Forum: Techniques February 9th 17, 08:44 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 9
Views: 1,112
Posted By Frank Miles
Bike building

On Thu, 09 Feb 2017 07:45:46 -0800, mariaqadeer4 wrote:

Hi Peers,

I am Maria. I love to cycle and have few bikes. Been thinking about building a bike myself or for my kid.

Any ideas or...
Forum: Techniques January 6th 17, 07:33 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 58
Views: 3,311
Posted By Frank Miles
105-year old sets new record

On Thu, 05 Jan 2017 15:54:24 -0800, DATAKOLL MARINE RESEARCH wrote:

amazing pip pip ! Robert ! you're the top !

3 cheers YA YA YA


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Incredible and inspiring!
Forum: Techniques December 16th 16, 08:48 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 392
Views: 8,852
Posted By Frank Miles
3 feet in 50 years?!?

On Fri, 16 Dec 2016 12:09:22 -0800, cyclintom wrote:

[snip]

The fact IS that there IS NO MAN-MADE GLOBAL WARMING. But since NO amount of proof will convince someone
....
[snip]

I agree that the...
Forum: Techniques December 16th 16, 01:30 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 392
Views: 8,852
Posted By Frank Miles
3 feet in 50 years?!?

On Thu, 15 Dec 2016 14:50:29 -0800, cyclintom wrote:

On Thursday, December 15, 2016 at 11:15:11 AM UTC-8, (PeteCresswell) wrote:
Per Andre Jute:
We think this is looney tunes. We think, as...
Forum: Techniques November 21st 16, 08:32 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 26
Views: 2,330
Posted By Frank Miles
Afib, exercise, and carbo loading

On Thu, 17 Nov 2016 16:12:38 -0500, (PeteCresswell) wrote:

Per :
people with long term endurance exercise almost never even know how to warm up or cool down

I never...
Forum: Techniques July 25th 16, 10:55 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 93
Views: 5,623
Posted By Frank Miles
DANGER - CARBON FIBER FRAMES

On Fri, 22 Jul 2016 11:29:45 -0700, SMS wrote:

On 7/22/2016 9:38 AM, wrote:


WARNING! IF YOU OWN A CARBON FIBER BICYCLE THAT IS MORE THAN TWO YEARS OLD - GET RID OF IT...
Forum: Techniques March 16th 16, 03:21 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 21
Views: 1,265
Posted By Frank Miles
Seattle's failing bike share system

On Tue, 15 Mar 2016 15:29:33 -0400, Frank Krygowski wrote:

Seattle's bike share system, unlike most such systems world-wide, is
doing quite poorly. The city recently voted to buy the system to...
Forum: Techniques October 12th 15, 08:46 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 23
Views: 860
Posted By Frank Miles
Correcting a cross-threaded bottom bracket?

On Mon, 12 Oct 2015 20:44:44 +0700, John B. wrote:

On Mon, 12 Oct 2015 02:06:12 -0700 (PDT), Sir Ridesalot
wrote:

I was finally able to get the bottom bracket...
Forum: Techniques January 16th 15, 10:58 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 12
Views: 615
Posted By Frank Miles
Broken Spoke

On Fri, 16 Jan 2015 10:11:29 +0700, John B. Slocomb wrote:

I recently broke one spoke in the rear wheel on my Bangkok bike. 700C,
double wall, 18mm width, pinned joint, 36 spoke wheel, drive...
Forum: Techniques November 19th 14, 09:23 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 77
Views: 3,616
Posted By Frank Miles
BREAKING NEWS -- BROKEN CRANK

On Tue, 18 Nov 2014 20:40:23 -0800, jbeattie wrote:

I just broke my probably 8th crank, but who's counting. I was out of the saddle, sprinting full blast up a 100 yard 5% grade in light traffic...
Forum: Techniques November 14th 14, 09:19 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 159
Views: 6,939
Posted By Frank Miles
Charging 8.4V Li-Ion packs for front lights

On Thu, 13 Nov 2014 22:10:58 -0500, Frank Krygowski wrote:

[snip]

I'll also mention that there are practically unbreakable axles on
freewheel bikes. Did anyone ever break a Phil Wood...
Forum: Techniques October 14th 13, 08:43 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 37
Views: 1,020
Posted By Frank Miles
Finding a loop detector

On Mon, 14 Oct 2013 12:15:03 -0700, Jay Beattie wrote:

On Monday, October 14, 2013 10:10:57 AM UTC-7, Frank Krygowski wrote:
Many traffic lights are triggered by loop detectors in the pavement...
Forum: Techniques March 14th 13, 08:31 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 280
Views: 5,589
Posted By Frank Miles
500 Lumen, 3C, Adjustable Beam, 3 Mode Cree LED Flashlight 2for $24.99 at Costco

On Thu, 14 Mar 2013 09:16:01 -0700, Frank Krygowski wrote:

What percentage of parked bikes would you estimate have their saddles
and seatposts stolen? What special precautions have you taken to...
Forum: Techniques January 3rd 13, 09:06 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 709
Views: 10,345
Posted By Frank Miles
entry level lights to see by

On Thu, 03 Jan 2013 09:17:59 +1100, James wrote:

Yeah, the current regulator is called dynamo inductance. It goes up
linearly with speed. X(w) = wL. You should try modeling a dynamo. I
...
Forum: Techniques March 20th 08, 07:16 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 143
Views: 3,125
Posted By Frank Miles
DynoHubs: What light bulbs/LED emitters?

Just to be clear about these terms...

On Thu, 20 Mar 2008, wrote:

[snip]

About the "peak current:" When LED data sheets show a maximum
current, they're referring to DC...
Forum: Techniques March 19th 08, 07:22 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 143
Views: 3,125
Posted By Frank Miles
DynoHubs: What light bulbs/LED emitters?

On Tue, 18 Mar 2008, SMS wrote:

(PeteCresswell) wrote:
Or is there something going on where an unused half of the sine
wave doesn't add significantly to the current drawn from the
...
Forum: Techniques February 13th 08, 08:21 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 17
Views: 581
Posted By Frank Miles
Light mounting height and apparent intensity

On Tue, 12 Feb 2008, wrote:

For me, the optimum height seems to be about 24" to 27" above the
road. That seems to give a nice view of road "relief" or roughness,
yet not be...
Forum: Techniques December 3rd 07, 08:05 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 11
Views: 340
Posted By Frank Miles
Inadvertent shifting on uphill - why?

On Sun, 2 Dec 2007, datakoll wrote:

how old is the Ti deray?

27-28 yo - same age as the bike. It's been serviced (cleaned & lubed)
every few years depending on mileage.
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