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Forum: Techniques December 2nd 18, 06:50 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 33
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Posted By Tosspot[_3_]
Tube cement, which brand is best?

On 12/2/18 5:23 PM, Frank Krygowski wrote:
On 12/2/2018 8:37 AM, patrick wrote:
So is it consensus that the route for the escape of the aromatic
component is the screw top or the crimp...
Forum: Techniques November 29th 18, 08:28 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 33
Views: 217
Posted By Tosspot[_3_]
Tube cement, which brand is best?

On 11/29/18 6:50 PM, Joerg wrote:
I've got a bunch of patch kits that contain yellow "Propatch" cement
tubes. On Sunday I had to use a kit, as usual for another rider. We
found the hole,...
Forum: UK November 23rd 18, 08:53 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 4
Views: 106
Posted By Tosspot[_3_]
Heinlein was right

On 11/22/18 7:12 PM, Simon Jester wrote:

I have had the misfortune of needing to drive to work this week. I
take a fairly zen attitude to driving, put an audiobook on and go
with the flow....
Forum: Techniques November 23rd 18, 07:09 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 14
Views: 129
Posted By Tosspot[_3_]
-30C Freehub lube?

On 11/22/18 10:14 PM, Sir Ridesalot wrote:
If a person is riding their bicycle in -30C (without the windchill
factored in to even lower temperature) and they have some
intermittent cases where...
Forum: Techniques November 20th 18, 07:04 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 9
Views: 106
Posted By Tosspot[_3_]
chain rust

On 11/19/18 9:31 PM, Ned Mantei wrote:
I have an old bike fitted with "spike" winter tires. This is in action
only when there is ice and/or snow on the streets, so where I live about
2 to...
Forum: Techniques November 15th 18, 07:57 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 109
Views: 870
Posted By Tosspot[_3_]
Chain Lube?

On 11/15/18 12:49 AM, news18 wrote:
On Wed, 14 Nov 2018 12:37:42 -0500, Frank Krygowski wrote:

BTW, one thing I noticed during our recent trip to Europe: Europeans
seem to use leather...
Forum: Techniques November 15th 18, 07:50 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 109
Views: 870
Posted By Tosspot[_3_]
Chain Lube?

On 11/14/18 6:59 PM, Sir Ridesalot wrote:

snip

I have a couple of really old WRIGHTS all leather saddles and they
are very comfortable and only require a bit of care. I keep the
undersides...
Forum: Techniques November 14th 18, 08:48 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 9
Views: 146
Posted By Tosspot[_3_]
a simple technical solution

On 11/14/18 4:43 PM, AMuzi wrote:
doomed to failure, which won't stop them:

...
Forum: Techniques November 12th 18, 08:14 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 10
Views: 302
Posted By Tosspot[_3_]
Replacing a used front rim

On 11/12/18 6:24 PM, Tanguy Ortolo wrote:
Hello again,

Tanguy Ortolo, 2018-10-17 16:36+0200:
A couple of months ago, I noticed my rear rim was worn out, with some
scratches I attributed...
Forum: Techniques October 26th 18, 06:18 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 25
Views: 347
Posted By Tosspot[_3_]
rear-facing dropouts

On 10/25/18 3:46 PM, Andre Jute wrote:
On Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 6:16:32 AM UTC+1, Tosspot wrote:

https://surlybikes.com/parts/drivetrain/singleator

Which works very well imho,...
Forum: Techniques October 25th 18, 06:16 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 25
Views: 347
Posted By Tosspot[_3_]
rear-facing dropouts

On 10/24/18 9:29 PM, Sir Ridesalot wrote:
On Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 2:14:41 PM UTC-4, Emanuel Berg
wrote:
Tosspot wrote:

Is there a reason, besides the common use of hub...
Forum: Techniques October 24th 18, 06:31 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 25
Views: 347
Posted By Tosspot[_3_]
rear-facing dropouts

On 10/24/18 3:59 PM, Andre Jute wrote:
On Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 1:13:48 PM UTC+1, Sir Ridesalot
wrote:

Rearward facing slots for holding the rear wheel in place are
called...
Forum: Techniques October 22nd 18, 08:38 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 153
Views: 1,846
Posted By Tosspot[_3_]
Settled Science?

On 10/22/18 11:08 AM, Andre Jute wrote:
What I've been saying since I was a precocious teenager with a column in a national broadsheet is now official:
...
Forum: Techniques October 22nd 18, 08:29 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 48
Views: 551
Posted By Tosspot[_3_]
those darned NYC cyclists again

On 10/21/18 6:25 PM, Andre Jute wrote:
On Friday, October 19, 2018 at 1:24:32 PM UTC+1, news18 wrote:
On Thu, 18 Oct 2018 17:00:53 -0500, AMuzi wrote:

...
Forum: Techniques October 21st 18, 11:08 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 48
Views: 551
Posted By Tosspot[_3_]
those darned NYC cyclists again

On 10/20/18 9:52 PM, Jeff Liebermann wrote:
On Sat, 20 Oct 2018 11:22:22 +0200, Tosspot
wrote:

Pretty much all approved chronograph mechanical watches are hand
...
Forum: Techniques October 20th 18, 10:22 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 48
Views: 551
Posted By Tosspot[_3_]
those darned NYC cyclists again

On 10/19/18 6:58 PM, Jeff Liebermann wrote:
On Fri, 19 Oct 2018 08:27:19 -0000 (UTC), Tanguy Ortolo
wrote:

AMuzi, 2018-10-19 00:00+0200:
...
Forum: Techniques October 17th 18, 08:22 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 23
Views: 380
Posted By Tosspot[_3_]
Replacing a used front rim

On 10/17/18 2:45 PM, Tanguy Ortolo wrote:
Hello all,

A couple of months ago, I noticed my rear rim was worn out, with some
scratches I attributed to braking with sand or gravel on the pads....
Forum: Techniques October 12th 18, 05:25 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By Tosspot[_3_]
MTB 29*2.20 65 PSI

On 10/11/18 8:50 AM, Emanuel Berg wrote:
Roger Merriman wrote:

3 yes that’s the maximum pressure, unwise to
go beyond it really, though since most pumps
will give slightly different...
Forum: Techniques October 6th 18, 07:03 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 14
Views: 185
Posted By Tosspot[_3_]
saddle Nm (was: 3 front derailleur positions for 2 chainrings

On 2018-10-06 15:10, Emanuel Berg wrote:
Despite putting the saddle straight and pulling
the screws with everyday force, the saddle
reverted to the same position in a couple of
rides!...
Forum: Techniques October 2nd 18, 08:29 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 6
Views: 156
Posted By Tosspot[_3_]
overtight QR

On 2018-10-02 18:47, Emanuel Berg wrote:
Can you overtight a QR for example with
a soft mallet?

I mean can this damage or be a detriment
to security?

Obviously if you can't get it...
Forum: Techniques October 1st 18, 10:00 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By Tosspot[_3_]
The regrettable necessity for a set of torque wrenches on bikes

On 2018-09-30 21:48, Andre Jute wrote:
On Sunday, September 30, 2018 at 7:31:56 PM UTC+1, Tosspot wrote:
On 2018-09-30 15:33, Andre Jute wrote:
On Sunday, September 30, 2018 at 3:05:07 AM...
Forum: Techniques September 30th 18, 07:31 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By Tosspot[_3_]
The regrettable necessity for a set of torque wrenches on bikes

On 2018-09-30 15:33, Andre Jute wrote:
On Sunday, September 30, 2018 at 3:05:07 AM UTC+1, jbeattie wrote:

As for standard 15mm open-end pedal wrench, I never once saw a
mechanic use an...
Forum: Techniques September 30th 18, 11:39 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 29
Views: 396
Posted By Tosspot[_3_]
hex entry at the back of pedal

On 2018-09-30 01:02, news18 wrote:
On Sat, 29 Sep 2018 19:49:42 -0400, Frank Krygowski wrote:

was skeptical about its adequacy when we first got the bikes, but I've
used it many times...
Forum: Techniques September 30th 18, 11:39 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 29
Views: 396
Posted By Tosspot[_3_]
hex entry at the back of pedal

On 2018-09-30 00:11, John B. Slocomb wrote:
On Sat, 29 Sep 2018 23:01:46 +0200, Emanuel Berg
wrote:

David Scheidt wrote:

Typical torque spec for a 12.9 grade 10mm...
Forum: Techniques September 30th 18, 11:36 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 29
Views: 396
Posted By Tosspot[_3_]
hex entry at the back of pedal

On 2018-09-29 21:12, jbeattie wrote:
On Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 12:36:21 PM UTC-7, Joerg wrote:
On 2018-09-29 11:12, AMuzi wrote:
On 9/29/2018 12:59 PM, Emanuel Berg wrote:
...
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