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Forum: Techniques Today, 04:50 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 174
Views: 286
Posted By incredulous
Where "Safety Inflation" leads

Frank:
Did you cite upstream any studies on whether construction sites have reached or surpassed full-saturation ‘gilet jaunes’... with respect to safety, due to lost conspicuity - not worker...
Forum: Techniques September 12th 19, 08:30 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 54
Views: 375
Posted By incredulous
Does anything dissolve paint thinner

I recall from this forum 10-15 ago that it wasn’t hard to demonstrate that the important dirt about chains is inside not on the chains; and the bad news is that it was difficult or futile to rinse...
Forum: Techniques September 12th 19, 07:19 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 75
Views: 357
Posted By incredulous
Presta valve in a rim that was drilled for Schrader?

Jeorg:
Heavy duty thorn resistant tubes pumped up to 110 lbs?
Why, oh why are you suffering that harsh ride?
Surely you would have no greater risk if snakebites with pressure of day, 90lb. Irless if...
Forum: Techniques August 16th 19, 10:53 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 7
Views: 182
Posted By incredulous
Power

A Garmin watch offers auto-pause as an option. Calculation of rates and ratios will vary with use of the option.

Is auto-detection of pauses accurate? I doubt it as true as detection built into...
Forum: Techniques August 16th 19, 10:39 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 27
Views: 338
Posted By incredulous
Is Shimano chain quality dropping?

I should have written ‘don’t vary much in weight per link. A chain that seems heavier likely has more links out of the box than the one it replaces.’
Forum: Techniques August 16th 19, 08:56 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 27
Views: 338
Posted By incredulous
Is Shimano chain quality dropping?

Tom Kunich
Chains just don’t vary much in weight.
They do vary in length before trimming.
You DO trim your chain of excess links, don’t you?

Harry Travis
PDX, OR USA
Forum: Techniques August 2nd 19, 01:42 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 9
Views: 142
Posted By incredulous
Better kickstand ?

Different locktite (tm)? Better lockwasher?
Forum: Techniques July 31st 19, 05:40 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 13
Views: 135
Posted By incredulous
not tubular yet maybe strong

So, this is some application from the 4 (?) families of high strength cordage that in the sailing business always is touted as 7 or more times the strength of SS by weight.

Kevlar, Nomex,...
Forum: Techniques July 23rd 19, 05:31 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 47
Views: 453
Posted By incredulous
can['t wear the chain out

Chain wear:
OP didn’t say what care he took to maintain the chain. I’d like to think that staying out of grit and (somewhat time consuming) maintenance and lubrication could double of...
Forum: Techniques July 10th 19, 09:58 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 14
Views: 194
Posted By incredulous
Le Tour and Comments

‘One sneeze and you lose more time that a 15 lb bike would save you on a 16 lb bike. ‘

Yeah, ask Froome about the cost of clearing his nose, anticipating and obviating a sneeze.

“"It sounds...
Forum: Techniques July 10th 19, 04:57 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 3
Views: 82
Posted By incredulous
15mm axles on White Ind. rear road hubs

What are these about? I’ve been offered a wheel set with these hubs..
I appreciate claims for ‘boost’, stronger axles and better fastening for down hill bikes. But, there are frames for them.
...
Forum: Techniques May 5th 19, 07:46 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 460
Views: 3,316
Posted By incredulous
IQ-X vs Edelux II

Why the generalized skepticism about flags? The ones I see are flying above recumbents.
Fair enough to challenge that because I notice the flag before I notice the low-slung recumbent that I would...
Forum: Techniques April 19th 19, 10:34 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 460
Views: 3,316
Posted By incredulous
IQ-X vs Edelux II

No, motorcycles, scooters, ebikes, bikes, pedestrians and trikes all have in common small apparent object sizes compared to automobiles and trucks.
I’m not current on effective conspicuity...
Forum: Techniques April 17th 19, 08:45 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 460
Views: 3,316
Posted By incredulous
IQ-X vs Edelux II

MOTORcyclists, what with their greater industrial and social organization have been seriously interested parties, willing to promote research on effectiveness.


And, they are concerned with...
Forum: Techniques April 16th 19, 10:37 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 460
Views: 3,316
Posted By incredulous
IQ-X vs Edelux II

On DRL’s for cyclists:

The research showing benefit for MOTORcyclists was completed 40 years ago and published in highway safety journals.


Harry Travis
PDX. OR,
USA
Forum: Techniques April 28th 18, 08:22 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 16
Views: 445
Posted By incredulous
Chains

OP has asked reasonable question about chain differences. ‘Data’ could include playing, corrosion resistance, tolerances, expected durability, weight, etc.
Lighter weight, for cyclists, would be...
Forum: Techniques September 30th 12, 07:02 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 12
Views: 350
Posted By incredulous
Helmets and public bike-sharing success

From the NYTimes:

For embedded references:

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/30/sunday-review/to-encourage-biking-cities-forget-about-helmets.html?pagewanted=2&hp&pagewanted=all

text...
Forum: Techniques June 25th 11, 01:24 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 27
Views: 1,276
Posted By incredulous
Jewish Cassette?

On Jun 22, 8:02*pm, Tm Shermn _ ""twshermanREMOVE\"@THI
$southslope.net" wrote:
See
http://www.bikebiz.com//news/read/kcnc-announces-full-titanium-ten-sp...,
...
Forum: Techniques May 7th 11, 07:35 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By incredulous
Crown race fit for Tange RDC-TRD cart. headset

On May 6, 11:29*pm, AMuzi wrote:
incredulous wrote:
New Tange-Seiki RDC-TRD 30.2 *25.4 cartridge bearing headset for
threaded fork.

Before installing the crown...
Forum: Techniques May 7th 11, 04:07 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By incredulous
Crown race fit for Tange RDC-TRD cart. headset

New Tange-Seiki RDC-TRD 30.2 25.4 cartridge bearing headset for
threaded fork.

Before installing the crown race I tried to see that the bevel of the
crown race -- it is really a support for the...
Forum: Techniques March 31st 11, 06:38 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 207
Views: 4,799
Posted By incredulous
TRY THIS CHAIN LUBE

On Mar 30, 2:17*pm, wrote:
On Wed, 30 Mar 2011 10:27:49 -0700 (PDT), Ron Ruff

wrote:
Do the plastic on-the-bike chain cleaners work any...
Forum: Techniques March 30th 11, 03:29 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 207
Views: 4,799
Posted By incredulous
TRY THIS CHAIN LUBE

On Mar 29, 4:19*pm, AMuzi wrote:
Dan O wrote:
On Mar 28, 12:15 pm, "
wrote:
On Mar 28, 1:47 pm, "Barry"...
Forum: Techniques March 20th 11, 05:15 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 5
Views: 395
Posted By incredulous
seeking spokes for Mavic Crossmax SX

On Mar 17, 12:01*pm, AMuzi wrote:
Hokie Dave Abraham wrote:
rr wheel, (2) for each side

where to get?

thanks..

Highly proprietary and they are sold in...
Forum: Techniques March 4th 11, 01:09 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 48
Views: 1,254
Posted By incredulous
Material That Can Take Some Sweat Without Smelling?

On Mar 1, 6:33*pm, john B. wrote:
On Tue, 01 Mar 2011 07:19:25 -0500, Peter Cole





wrote:
On 2/28/2011 6:12 PM, john B. wrote:
On...
Forum: Techniques March 4th 11, 12:25 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 8
Views: 411
Posted By incredulous
Shimano freehub noisier alternatives? Advice sought please.

On Mar 3, 8:00*am, Nick wrote:
Shimano freehub noisier alternatives? Advice sought please.

Are there any freehub alternatives (preferably noisy ones!) by other
...
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