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Forum: Techniques Today, 05:01 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 12
Views: 16
Posted By James[_8_]
Chain Lube?

On 13/11/18 1:31 pm, Ralph Barone wrote:
John B. slocomb wrote:
On Mon, 12 Nov 2018 16:25:35 -0800, Joerg
wrote:

On 2018-11-12 16:17,...
Forum: Techniques November 9th 18, 09:34 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 16
Views: 148
Posted By James[_8_]
Preserving en-route repair material

On 10/11/18 5:24 am, Jeff Liebermann wrote:
On Thu, 08 Nov 2018 06:11:20 +0700, John B. slocomb
wrote:

I have had good luck with keeping the tire tube in a plastic...
Forum: Techniques November 5th 18, 03:02 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 23
Views: 137
Posted By James[_8_]
casette shifting

On 4/11/18 9:26 am, Emanuel Berg wrote:
After riding this bike a couple of weeks with
no problem, shifting out, to smaller sprockets
on the casette have started to trouble,
sometimes nothing...
Forum: Techniques November 2nd 18, 11:47 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 17
Views: 219
Posted By James[_8_]
bicycle lane in Melbourne

On 2/11/18 8:52 pm, Duane wrote:


Maybe you doored him two blocks before. Or maybe he’s a nutcase and
generally likes keying cars.


The rider is apparently studying mathematics. Nutcase...
Forum: Techniques November 1st 18, 10:44 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 17
Views: 219
Posted By James[_8_]
bicycle lane in Melbourne

On 30/10/18 9:27 am, AMuzi wrote:
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6326685/Enraged-driver-deliberately-sideswipes-cyclist-throw-mans-bike-bushes.html



It has emerged that the bike...
Forum: Techniques October 30th 18, 07:58 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 20
Views: 279
Posted By James[_8_]
Bicycle Accident

On 30/10/18 11:39 am, Frank Krygowski wrote:


When my wife, daughter and I did our coast-to-coast ride, we were on a
gravel road in North Dakota when a woman driving a pickup truck stopped
...
Forum: Techniques October 30th 18, 07:55 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 17
Views: 219
Posted By James[_8_]
bicycle lane in Melbourne

On 30/10/18 10:32 am, Joy Beeson wrote:
On Mon, 29 Oct 2018 17:27:00 -0500, AMuzi wrote:

...
Forum: Techniques October 30th 18, 07:50 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 20
Views: 279
Posted By James[_8_]
Bicycle Accident

On 30/10/18 9:59 am, John B. Slocomb wrote:
On Tue, 30 Oct 2018 06:38:42 +1100, James
wrote:

On 29/10/18 11:47 am, John B. Slocomb wrote:

This past week...
Forum: Techniques October 29th 18, 08:38 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 20
Views: 279
Posted By James[_8_]
Bicycle Accident

On 29/10/18 11:47 am, John B. Slocomb wrote:

This past week the news here has reported the death of a Philippine
bicyclist who was in Thailand participating in a 1,000 km Audax.

About...
Forum: Techniques October 12th 18, 04:05 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 7
Views: 206
Posted By James[_8_]
small plastic washers on wires

On 12/10/18 12:14, Tim McNamara wrote:
To round out the discussion:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bowden_cable


And there is a section to answer Emanuel's...
Forum: Techniques October 9th 18, 05:26 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 5
Views: 187
Posted By James[_8_]
A new variety of a**holeship

On 09/10/18 13:13, Frank Krygowski wrote:
Just returned from driving home at night. On a two lane country road, we
passed a bicyclist riding in the same direction. He had no taillight and
no...
Forum: Techniques October 5th 18, 03:20 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 0
Views: 99
Posted By James[_8_]
Nova cycles CrMo steel tubes.

Both Columbus and Reynolds advertise the UTS and Ys of their steel tubing.

For example, Reynolds 725 has UTS: 1080-1280 MPa. Columbus Niobium is
UTS=1250 MPa, Ys≥870MPa.

These are basic...
Forum: Techniques October 3rd 18, 05:26 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 17
Views: 240
Posted By James[_8_]
Ghost Shifting

On 03/10/18 04:17, wrote:
On Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at 11:10:59 AM UTC-7, jbeattie wrote:
O.K., reality check. I was riding in with my son this morning, and
he had a...
Forum: Techniques October 1st 18, 11:59 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 18
Views: 265
Posted By James[_8_]
Strict liability

On 01/10/18 09:13, jbeattie wrote:
On Sunday, September 30, 2018 at 12:06:39 PM UTC-7, Frank Krygowski
wrote:
Strict Liability in Cycling Laws:

...
Forum: Techniques September 18th 18, 10:32 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 13
Views: 221
Posted By James[_8_]
Rear derailleur help

On 18/09/18 23:58, AMuzi wrote:


Yes, that's right.
In practice, a drop of Blue on a screw will set in a few hours once the
threads are engaged (anaerobic). Alternately for a simple...
Forum: Techniques September 13th 18, 10:52 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 37
Views: 397
Posted By James[_8_]
Slow down rusting of chain

On 14/09/18 03:36, Andy wrote:
On Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 6:03:55 AM UTC-5, Sepp Ruf wrote:
Andy wrote:
On Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 2:59:58 PM UTC-5, Emanuel Berg wrote:
...
Forum: Techniques September 12th 18, 11:58 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 16
Views: 320
Posted By James[_8_]
Well lubed jockey wheels

On 13/09/18 07:55, jbeattie wrote:
On Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 2:25:08 PM UTC-7, James wrote:
On 12/09/18 12:34, jbeattie wrote:

Dude, these are the ONLY pulley wheels you will ever...
Forum: Techniques September 12th 18, 10:36 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 37
Views: 397
Posted By James[_8_]
Slow down rusting of chain

On 13/09/18 00:51, Joerg wrote:
On 2018-09-11 10:20, Andy wrote:
I have been using a silicone spray on my chain, but it isn't long
before it rusts.

Anything better?

What about...
Forum: Techniques September 12th 18, 10:34 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 37
Views: 397
Posted By James[_8_]
Slow down rusting of chain

On 12/09/18 10:25, Ralph Barone wrote:


I tried bacon grease and paraffin, but it kept attracting bears.


Maybe that is what Joerg uses?

--
JS
Forum: Techniques September 12th 18, 10:31 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 16
Views: 320
Posted By James[_8_]
Well lubed jockey wheels

On 13/09/18 05:50, wrote:
On Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 12:54:54 AM UTC+2, James wrote:
I recently got annoyed by the propensity for my jockey wheels to
run out of...
Forum: Techniques September 12th 18, 10:25 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 16
Views: 320
Posted By James[_8_]
Well lubed jockey wheels

On 12/09/18 12:34, jbeattie wrote:
On Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at 3:54:54 PM UTC-7, James wrote:
I recently got annoyed by the propensity for my jockey wheels to run out
of lube. The...
Forum: Techniques September 11th 18, 11:54 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 16
Views: 320
Posted By James[_8_]
Well lubed jockey wheels

I recently got annoyed by the propensity for my jockey wheels to run out
of lube. The trouble I suspect is that it is difficult to adequately
lubricate them during assembly, so I made it possible...
Forum: Techniques September 11th 18, 11:43 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 54
Views: 882
Posted By James[_8_]
THE CASE FOR A MANDATORY CYCLE HELMET LAW ?(IN THE UNITED STATESOF AMERICA)

On 11/09/18 14:29, John B. Slocomb wrote:
On Tue, 11 Sep 2018 14:11:48 +1000, James
wrote:

On 11/09/18 10:34, Andre Jute wrote:


About separate...
Forum: Techniques September 11th 18, 10:32 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 37
Views: 397
Posted By James[_8_]
Slow down rusting of chain

On 12/09/18 03:20, Andy wrote:
I have been using a silicone spray on my chain, but it isn't long before it rusts.

Anything better?

What about about Squirt Long Lasting Dry Chain Lube ?
...
Forum: Techniques September 11th 18, 05:11 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 54
Views: 882
Posted By James[_8_]
THE CASE FOR A MANDATORY CYCLE HELMET LAW 
(IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA)

On 11/09/18 10:34, Andre Jute wrote:


About separate facilities for cyclists: where are the votes in it?
Even less likely is votes for making automobiling less convenient in
favour of...
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