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Forum: Techniques August 17th 19, 10:10 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 46
Views: 224
Posted By SMS
Replacing a lost toolkit

On 8/17/2019 9:57 AM, bob prohaska wrote:
AMuzi wrote:
Single speed chain and classic 4, 5, 6, 7 speed chain rivets
are easily removed and re set[1].

Mine is a...
Forum: Techniques August 17th 19, 05:18 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 46
Views: 224
Posted By SMS
Replacing a lost toolkit

On 8/16/2019 6:35 PM, bob prohaska wrote:

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That looks like a workable option and not very different from the bag that
went missing. I'd prefer to buy from a LBS if the cost penalty isn't...
Forum: Techniques August 17th 19, 01:15 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 46
Views: 224
Posted By SMS
Replacing a lost toolkit

On 8/16/2019 4:12 PM, bob prohaska wrote:
The seat bag toolkit went missing on my bike after 30-odd years.
Unfortunately, I noticed only after getting a flat tire 8 miles
from home. As penance...
Forum: Techniques August 16th 19, 03:17 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 45
Views: 227
Posted By SMS
Professional use of proper size wrench

On 8/15/2019 9:20 PM, Joy Beeson wrote:
On Thu, 15 Aug 2019 19:51:53 -0700 (PDT), Sir Ridesalot
wrote:

And had I not fired that rifle there would have been two...
Forum: Techniques August 12th 19, 03:15 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 25
Views: 219
Posted By SMS
Is Shimano chain quality dropping?

On 8/12/2019 6:53 AM, AMuzi wrote:

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A California 94XXX shop should be using your local product, IRD
freewheels, in 5, 6 7 speed. Could get delivery by bike messenger in a
couple hours...
Forum: Techniques August 11th 19, 07:33 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 25
Views: 219
Posted By SMS
Is Shimano chain quality dropping?

On 8/11/2019 11:00 AM, AMuzi wrote:

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Two weeks ago I would have agreed with you:

https://www.amazon.com/Ventura-Speed-Teeth-Freewheel-Silver/dp/B00ZHYFMXY

While I'm sure your shop has...
Forum: Techniques August 11th 19, 03:00 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 25
Views: 219
Posted By SMS
Is Shimano chain quality dropping?

On 8/10/2019 6:17 PM, AMuzi wrote:

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To OP's quest for a _six speed_ drive chain my current recommendation is
the Wippermann 7.08 nickel plated chain. Those are new here so I can't
...
Forum: Techniques August 8th 19, 02:03 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 214
Views: 832
Posted By SMS
Trek/Bontrager Wavecell Technology Helmets

On 8/7/2019 7:43 PM, John B. Slocomb wrote:

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But it isn't a straw man argument. You bemoan the so called "mass
shootings" and argue for stringent gun laws while at the same time
...
Forum: Techniques July 29th 19, 12:44 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 45
Views: 272
Posted By SMS
Cannondale recall

On 7/28/2019 10:06 AM, Tosspot wrote:
On 27/07/2019 20:19, Frank Krygowski wrote:

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The trouble with Rivendell forks is they are still hollow. Can you
imagine? A hole right up...
Forum: Techniques July 29th 19, 12:33 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 45
Views: 272
Posted By SMS
Cannondale recall

On 7/28/2019 7:36 AM, jbeattie wrote:
On Saturday, July 27, 2019 at 9:34:12 AM UTC-7, sms wrote:
On 7/27/2019 7:34 AM, jbeattie wrote:

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The fact is, we don't know what deaths...
Forum: Techniques July 27th 19, 05:34 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 45
Views: 272
Posted By SMS
Cannondale recall

On 7/27/2019 7:34 AM, jbeattie wrote:

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The fact is, we don't know what deaths were or were not caused by carbon fork failures.

We pretty much do. The fork fails, the rider crashes and...
Forum: Techniques July 27th 19, 04:29 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 45
Views: 272
Posted By SMS
Cannondale recall

On 7/25/2019 3:32 PM, AMuzi wrote:
On 7/25/2019 2:52 PM, Frank Krygowski wrote:
https://gearjunkie.com/cannondale-caadx-cyclocross-bicycle-recall

Hmm. The carbon fiber fork may kill...
Forum: Techniques July 23rd 19, 03:06 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 8
Views: 145
Posted By SMS
Making bike less likey to be vandalized

On 7/21/2019 6:08 PM, Jeff Liebermann wrote:

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I've tried both those methods while trying to do service calls on my
bicycle. Despite removing everything possible from the bicycle every
...
Forum: Techniques July 22nd 19, 03:43 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 17
Views: 190
Posted By SMS
How should I attach this front rack

On 7/21/2019 8:21 AM, Doug Landau wrote:
When I try to braze the **** just runs away
That was on mild steel tho not bicycle tubing, I haven't tried on bicycle tubing, I guess I could and practice...
Forum: Techniques July 10th 19, 08:57 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 132
Views: 618
Posted By SMS
So Long Tubulars?

On 7/10/2019 12:35 PM, jbeattie wrote:

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And if you flat when its cold and miserable and raining, a CO2 inflator is a godsend and beats the hell out of flogging a clown pump.

I suppose. But...
Forum: Techniques July 10th 19, 07:39 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 132
Views: 618
Posted By SMS
So Long Tubulars?

On 7/10/2019 8:46 AM, AMuzi wrote:

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Yes. And the 1980 tires were worse:
https://patents.justia.com/assignee/carefree-bicycle-tire-company

I used a Bike Share bike in Vienna Austria last...
Forum: Techniques July 10th 19, 03:45 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 132
Views: 618
Posted By SMS
So Long Tubulars?

On 7/6/2019 11:22 PM, Chalo wrote:
I was just observing to one of my coworkers that tubeless is the new sewups-- inconvenient, messy, time-consuming, and totally useless for 99% of the people who...
Forum: Techniques July 10th 19, 03:24 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 5
Views: 77
Posted By SMS
Why Are People Here?

On 7/10/2019 6:13 AM, Duane wrote:

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Maybe but it's the signal to noise ratio that affects communication
channels...

An active filter greatly improves the signal to noise ratio.
Forum: Techniques July 10th 19, 03:17 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 44
Views: 276
Posted By SMS
Why Are People Here?

On 7/10/2019 12:50 AM, John B. Slocomb wrote:

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Total Value: $111,522 Use Code: 110 Zoning:
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The assessed value is meaningless. Due to Prop 13 the assessed value is
limited to a 2%...
Forum: Techniques July 10th 19, 06:06 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 44
Views: 276
Posted By SMS
Why Are People Here?

On 7/9/2019 4:01 PM, AMuzi wrote:

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I hear $750K buys bupkus in Oakland:

...
Forum: Techniques June 28th 19, 04:19 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 125
Views: 917
Posted By SMS
BB standard

On 6/28/2019 5:39 AM, Ralph Barone wrote:

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In smaller vehicles, with hand operated parking brakes, it’s not a big
deal.

Subaru has their "Hill Holder Clutch." Someone said that VW also...
Forum: Techniques June 28th 19, 04:16 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 35
Views: 659
Posted By SMS
Cycling: almost actual science

On 6/28/2019 12:46 AM, Chalo wrote:
I think segregated bike lanes should take the form of every second street being off limits to motor vehicles. In areas with grid street layout, this would...
Forum: Techniques June 28th 19, 04:12 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 125
Views: 917
Posted By SMS
BB standard

On 6/27/2019 7:15 PM, John B. wrote:

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Given that a good friends family had about a 1939 Chevrolet and they
seemed to go through about one clutch a year I believe that clutch
wear is...
Forum: Techniques June 28th 19, 12:01 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 125
Views: 917
Posted By SMS
BB standard

On 6/27/2019 3:00 PM, jbeattie wrote:
On Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 1:47:46 PM UTC-7, Frank Krygowski wrote:
On 6/26/2019 5:26 PM, wrote:
I see no reason today for...
Forum: Techniques June 27th 19, 07:12 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 125
Views: 917
Posted By SMS
BB standard

On 6/27/2019 9:59 AM, wrote:

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But they are all available with an AT but people,
- feel manly to stick shift,
- find AT too expensive,
- don't know what they are...
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