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Forum: Techniques Yesterday, 05:35 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 21
Views: 105
Posted By James[_8_]
What's the point?

On 19/1/19 12:14 pm, wrote:

Where are you located where you ride a gravel bike? I've found really
few places where those are practical though I have two presently.


In...
Forum: Techniques January 18th 19, 12:09 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 21
Views: 105
Posted By James[_8_]
What's the point?

On 17/1/19 9:33 pm, Andre Jute wrote:
On Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 12:25:21 AM UTC, James wrote:


What's the point of disc brakes? People happily use rim brakes.

I have hydraulic...
Forum: Techniques January 17th 19, 01:25 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 21
Views: 105
Posted By James[_8_]
What's the point?

What's the point of clip less pedals. People ride happily with flat pedals.

What's the point of gear levers integrated with the brake levers?
People ride happily with gear levers on the down tube,...
Forum: Techniques January 4th 19, 03:19 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 49
Views: 237
Posted By James[_8_]
Build it and ... why aren't they coming?

On 3/1/19 10:24 pm, Roger Merriman wrote:
Frank Krygowski wrote:
...
Forum: Techniques January 3rd 19, 05:15 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 49
Views: 237
Posted By James[_8_]
Build it and ... why aren't they coming?

On 3/1/19 2:22 pm, John B. Slocomb wrote:
On Thu, 3 Jan 2019 13:55:08 +1100, James
wrote:

On 3/1/19 10:14 am, Frank Krygowski wrote:
...
Forum: Techniques January 3rd 19, 03:55 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 49
Views: 237
Posted By James[_8_]
Build it and ... why aren't they coming?

On 3/1/19 10:14 am, Frank Krygowski wrote:
https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2019/01/02/bike-work-fewer-americans-new-trails-share-programs/2319972002/



There are some people who...
Forum: Techniques January 2nd 19, 09:53 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 38
Views: 176
Posted By James[_8_]
How to clean Shimano derailleurs?

On 2/1/19 5:24 pm, John B. Slocomb wrote:


On the other hand, about 40 years ago I took a 1/4, maybe 1/2 H.P
electric motor to "the motor shop" and was told that it would be
cheaper to buy a...
Forum: Techniques January 2nd 19, 06:34 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 38
Views: 176
Posted By James[_8_]
How to clean Shimano derailleurs?

On 2/1/19 3:42 pm, John B. Slocomb wrote:


Way back when... cars had grease fittings all over them the standard
technique was to squirt grease in until clean grease came out. Now of
course...
Forum: Techniques January 2nd 19, 03:02 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 38
Views: 176
Posted By James[_8_]
How to clean Shimano derailleurs?

On 2/1/19 11:19 am, John B. Slocomb wrote:
On Wed, 2 Jan 2019 10:05:52 +1100, James
wrote:

On 31/12/18 7:08 pm, John B. Slocomb wrote:

You can buy,...
Forum: Techniques January 2nd 19, 12:05 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 38
Views: 176
Posted By James[_8_]
How to clean Shimano derailleurs?

On 31/12/18 7:08 pm, John B. Slocomb wrote:

You can buy, although I never have, jockey wheels with some sort of
magic bearings that you just know will make you countless miles an
hour faster...
Forum: Techniques January 1st 19, 10:13 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 28
Views: 375
Posted By James[_8_]
Interesting track crashes

On 31/12/18 4:15 am, Frank Krygowski wrote:
On 12/29/2018 8:24 PM, James wrote:


Most touring bike frames are still made from steel, but I suspect that
a touring bike frame made from...
Forum: Techniques December 27th 18, 03:21 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 28
Views: 375
Posted By James[_8_]
Interesting track crashes

On 27/12/18 11:22 am, John B. Slocomb wrote:
On Wed, 26 Dec 2018 12:02:58 -0800 (PST), wrote:

On Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 1:25:28 PM UTC-8, Sir Ridesalot wrote:
...
Forum: Techniques December 26th 18, 12:27 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 12
Views: 167
Posted By James[_8_]
Bicyycle fairing

On 25/12/18 11:13 am, John B. Slocomb wrote:

Or for us guys:
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/225161766_The_understanding_and_development_of_cycling_aerodynamics

I'll have to read that...
Forum: Techniques December 25th 18, 01:48 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 205
Views: 2,050
Posted By James[_8_]
Power on hills.

On 24/12/18 8:15 pm, John B. Slocomb wrote:
On Sun, 23 Dec 2018 19:48:09 -0600, AMuzi wrote:

On 12/23/2018 7:42 PM, John B. Slocomb wrote:


Most trades or...
Forum: Techniques December 22nd 18, 02:00 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 205
Views: 2,050
Posted By James[_8_]
Power on hills.

On 22/12/18 7:25 am, wrote:
At low speeds - those below 100 mph of so, aerodynamic drag really isn't a large loss unless you're playing for real small power such as that...
Forum: Techniques December 21st 18, 02:29 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 205
Views: 2,050
Posted By James[_8_]
Power on hills.

On 21/12/18 10:42 am, John B. Slocomb wrote:
On Fri, 21 Dec 2018 07:57:03 +1100, James
wrote:

On 21/12/18 4:29 am, jbeattie wrote:
Yes, but a meter...
Forum: Techniques December 20th 18, 09:57 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 205
Views: 2,050
Posted By James[_8_]
Power on hills.

On 21/12/18 4:29 am, jbeattie wrote:
On Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at 10:04:58 PM UTC-8, James wrote:
On 20/12/18 4:19 pm, jbeattie wrote:
On Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at 6:42:50 PM...
Forum: Techniques December 20th 18, 09:45 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 138
Views: 827
Posted By James[_8_]
casette shifting, again

On 20/12/18 9:21 pm, John B. Slocomb wrote:
On Thu, 20 Dec 2018 20:42:33 +1100, James
wrote:

On 20/12/18 7:10 pm, John B. Slocomb wrote:


Out of...
Forum: Techniques December 20th 18, 10:42 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 138
Views: 827
Posted By James[_8_]
casette shifting, again

On 20/12/18 7:10 pm, John B. Slocomb wrote:


Out of curiosity, I thought that Australia bought all the guns and
that a private citizen had a certain amount of difficulties in owning
one...
Forum: Techniques December 20th 18, 07:14 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 205
Views: 2,050
Posted By James[_8_]
Power on hills.

On 20/12/18 3:38 am, wrote:


I sat around trying to figure out a direct method of measuring power
output. It turns out to be quite simple theoretically but a little
more...
Forum: Techniques December 20th 18, 07:04 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 205
Views: 2,050
Posted By James[_8_]
Power on hills.

On 20/12/18 4:19 pm, jbeattie wrote:
On Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at 6:42:50 PM UTC-8, James wrote:

The iBike Newton does the maths & physics of what you theorise, but
it isn't perfect...
Forum: Techniques December 20th 18, 05:11 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 138
Views: 827
Posted By James[_8_]
casette shifting, again

On 20/12/18 2:07 pm, John B. Slocomb wrote:
On Wed, 19 Dec 2018 20:01:31 -0600, AMuzi wrote:


example:
http://gundata.org/cartridge/103/.45-70-government/

...
Forum: Techniques December 20th 18, 03:42 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 205
Views: 2,050
Posted By James[_8_]
Power on hills.

On 20/12/18 3:38 am, wrote:
On Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at 8:27:10 AM UTC-8, jbeattie wrote:
On Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at 8:13:10 AM UTC-8,
...
Forum: Techniques December 18th 18, 10:01 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 138
Views: 827
Posted By James[_8_]
casette shifting, again

On 18/12/18 7:21 pm, John B. Slocomb wrote:
On Tue, 18 Dec 2018 16:14:27 +1100, James
wrote:


My .222 Remington has a stainless barrel that was re-bored from...
Forum: Techniques December 18th 18, 06:14 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 138
Views: 827
Posted By James[_8_]
casette shifting, again

On 18/12/18 4:01 pm, John B. Slocomb wrote:
On Tue, 18 Dec 2018 14:16:59 +1100, James
wrote:

On 18/12/18 1:58 pm, Jeff Liebermann wrote:


However, I'm...
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