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Forum: Techniques Yesterday, 03:13 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 145
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Posted By James[_8_]
Flat repair

On 17/08/18 07:50, wrote:

Well, I can't argue that people want to ride what they want to ride.
I just find it curious that they complain about flats and then won't
change...
Forum: Techniques August 10th 18, 09:15 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 27
Views: 153
Posted By James[_8_]
Single Rear Gear with Double Chainring and shifters

On 09/08/18 05:39, AMuzi wrote:
On 8/8/2018 5:48 AM, Max Nosugar wrote:
Hello Guys,

I have set up a time trial bike single gear its very fast 50t
chainring and 14t rear. However, the...
Forum: Techniques August 10th 18, 09:13 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 27
Views: 153
Posted By James[_8_]
Single Rear Gear with Double Chainring and shifters

On 08/08/18 23:40, Max Nosugar wrote:
I totally agree with you mate, thanks very much! I think it would all depend on one's strength. I usually go uphill with a fixie coz I had no choice..lol

...
Forum: Techniques August 1st 18, 04:44 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 11
Views: 203
Posted By James[_8_]
Tubeless Tires

On 01/08/18 12:32, Frank Krygowski wrote:
On 7/31/2018 11:00 AM, wrote:
On Friday, July 27, 2018 at 5:02:58 PM UTC-7, Frank Krygowski wrote:
On 7/27/2018 7:36 PM, Frank...
Forum: Techniques July 25th 18, 11:34 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 144
Views: 1,251
Posted By James[_8_]
drill/tap in frames

On 26/07/18 04:19, Emanuel Berg wrote:
AMuzi writes:

Today I finally spent some quality time on my own
bike again, and I put on the plastic Zefal bottle
cage...
Forum: Techniques July 23rd 18, 10:14 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 86
Views: 483
Posted By James[_8_]
question about climbing

On 23/07/18 17:30, wrote:


Agreed. It was of course a joke that you are not allowed to stop
during a climb. I don't but that is just me. This years I start using
a...
Forum: Techniques July 23rd 18, 05:39 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 86
Views: 483
Posted By James[_8_]
question about climbing

On 23/07/18 04:33, wrote:
I live in the flatlands and not a great climber but pretty solid
rider. I have done some climbs according to various categories that
are 3 and 4...
Forum: Techniques July 18th 18, 11:02 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 13
Views: 148
Posted By James[_8_]
Marginal gains

On 18/07/18 18:34, wrote:
On Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at 8:23:56 AM UTC+2, James wrote:
I have three generations of shoes at the moment. I just bought a new
pair...
Forum: Techniques July 18th 18, 07:23 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 13
Views: 148
Posted By James[_8_]
Marginal gains

I have three generations of shoes at the moment. I just bought a new
pair because the pair I was using have started to fall apart. I'm
slowly ripping the upper from the sole.

All three pairs are...
Forum: Techniques July 18th 18, 06:42 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 144
Views: 1,251
Posted By James[_8_]
drill/tap in frames

On 16/07/18 01:06, Frank Krygowski wrote:
On 7/14/2018 10:20 PM, David Scheidt wrote:
AMuzi wrote:

:Some builders at the cusp of change between 'no brazed bits'
:and...
Forum: Techniques July 14th 18, 04:28 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 144
Views: 1,251
Posted By James[_8_]
drill/tap in frames

On 13/07/18 15:30, John B. Slocomb wrote:
On Fri, 13 Jul 2018 00:10:02 +0200, Emanuel Berg
wrote:

James wrote:

Then you should definitely not just drill
and...
Forum: Techniques July 14th 18, 04:24 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 144
Views: 1,251
Posted By James[_8_]
drill/tap in frames

On 14/07/18 00:41, Emanuel Berg wrote:
John B. Slocomb wrote:

And the mid-bottom part of the down tube?
The screws are interchangeable in size
and length.

Well that depends....
Forum: Techniques July 12th 18, 10:50 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 144
Views: 1,251
Posted By James[_8_]
drill/tap in frames

On 13/07/18 03:21, Emanuel Berg wrote:
Frank Krygowski wrote:

Then you should definitely not just drill and
tap the frame tube itself.

Why not?


The material is too thin.
Forum: Techniques July 6th 18, 01:52 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 14
Views: 259
Posted By James[_8_]
Fastest bike?

On 06/07/18 01:48, AMuzi wrote:
On 7/4/2018 5:28 PM, James wrote:
On 05/07/18 02:48, jbeattie wrote:

You can buy Stages two-sided, if you're into accuracy,
which may be an issue if...
Forum: Techniques July 5th 18, 02:14 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 14
Views: 259
Posted By James[_8_]
Fastest bike?

On 05/07/18 10:40, jbeattie wrote:
On Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at 3:32:42 PM UTC-7, James wrote:
On 05/07/18 02:48, jbeattie wrote:

You can buy Stages two-sided, if you're into accuracy,...
Forum: Techniques July 4th 18, 11:28 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 14
Views: 259
Posted By James[_8_]
Fastest bike?

On 05/07/18 02:48, jbeattie wrote:

You can buy Stages two-sided, if you're into accuracy, which may be an issue if you're switching between bikes or really concerned about accurate calorie burn...
Forum: Techniques June 13th 18, 09:49 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 111
Views: 830
Posted By James[_8_]
Chain waxing

On 13/06/18 13:50, Frank Krygowski wrote:
On 6/12/2018 8:56 PM, James wrote:
On 13/06/18 08:53, Frank Krygowski wrote:

But now we have true global communication; and people emotional
...
Forum: Techniques June 13th 18, 01:56 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 111
Views: 830
Posted By James[_8_]
Chain waxing

On 13/06/18 08:53, Frank Krygowski wrote:

But now we have true global communication; and people emotional
evolution isn't up to it. We hear about someone on literally the
opposite end of the...
Forum: Techniques June 12th 18, 10:49 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 111
Views: 830
Posted By James[_8_]
Chain waxing

On 13/06/18 04:33, Frank Krygowski wrote:
On Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 10:18:45 AM UTC-4, Joerg wrote:
On 2018-06-11 19:24, Frank Krygowski wrote:

Unlike you, my braking is not a...
Forum: Techniques June 12th 18, 06:04 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 111
Views: 830
Posted By James[_8_]
Chain waxing

On 12/06/18 14:22, jbeattie wrote:


Campy brakes worked fine for me rain or shine, but I was also an
early adopter of Mathauser/KoolStop pads. I prefer the additional
power and lighter touch...
Forum: Techniques June 11th 18, 11:25 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 111
Views: 830
Posted By James[_8_]
Chain waxing

On 12/06/18 04:35, Frank Krygowski wrote:
On 6/11/2018 1:16 PM, Joerg wrote:
On 2018-06-11 09:36, jbeattie wrote:

********************* ... Plus, for road riding,...
Forum: Techniques June 8th 18, 11:18 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 111
Views: 830
Posted By James[_8_]
Chain waxing

On 09/06/18 00:59, Duane wrote:
On 08/06/2018 10:36 AM, Joerg wrote:


I know some people who boil their chains in wax and reported good
results but it's a major chore. Such reports also...
Forum: Techniques June 8th 18, 10:19 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 111
Views: 830
Posted By James[_8_]
Chain waxing

On 08/06/18 03:18, Theodore Heise wrote:

Jay makes a great point. If I rode in the rain a lot (or even
much), I probably would not be using wax.


I recently rode a one week supported tour...
Forum: Techniques June 7th 18, 12:21 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 111
Views: 830
Posted By James[_8_]
Chain waxing

On 07/06/18 00:35, Joerg wrote:


It doesn't sound very healthy for the chain to soak it in dirty wax.


Doesn't seem to make any difference as far as I can tell.

I clean my chain thoroughly...
Forum: Techniques June 7th 18, 12:12 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 111
Views: 830
Posted By James[_8_]
Chain waxing

On 06/06/18 23:32, Theodore Heise wrote:
On Wed, 6 Jun 2018 13:18:53 +0000 (UTC),
Ralph Barone wrote:
Tanguy Ortolo wrote:
Hello,

For...
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