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Forum: Techniques October 17th 18, 08:22 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 10
Views: 64
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: 153
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: 106
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: 72
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: 86
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: 86
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: 217
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: 217
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: 217
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:
...
Forum: Techniques September 26th 18, 06:06 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 24
Views: 231
Posted By Tosspot[_3_]
BBC: Children to be banned from cycling to school without numberplates

On 9/26/18 2:29 AM, jbeattie wrote:
On Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at 3:50:56 PM UTC-7, AMuzi wrote:
On 9/25/2018 2:58 PM, Tosspot wrote:
On 9/25/18 6:06 PM, Radey Shouman wrote:
...
Forum: Techniques September 25th 18, 08:58 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 24
Views: 231
Posted By Tosspot[_3_]
BBC: Children to be banned from cycling to school without numberplates

On 9/25/18 6:06 PM, Radey Shouman wrote:
Children have been told they will be banned from cycling to their south
London school if they do not put number plates on their bikes.

Teachers at...
Forum: Techniques September 22nd 18, 12:46 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 49
Views: 416
Posted By Tosspot[_3_]
Interbike 2018 Report

On 9/21/18 8:12 PM, Emanuel Berg wrote:
sms wrote:

Geez, what browser are you using?

Emacs-w3m 1.4.538

I read about that browser in my history book.

Which one?
Forum: Techniques September 22nd 18, 12:44 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 49
Views: 416
Posted By Tosspot[_3_]
Interbike 2018 Report

On 9/21/18 6:39 PM, Emanuel Berg wrote:
sms wrote:

Geez, what browser are you using?

Emacs-w3m 1.4.538

Javascript?
Forum: UK September 20th 18, 08:30 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 3
Views: 119
Posted By Tosspot[_3_]
Pontevedra

On 9/20/18 6:41 PM, Bret Cahill wrote:
https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2018/sep/18/paradise-life-spanish-city-banned-cars-pontevedra

“How can it be that the elderly or children...
Forum: Techniques September 16th 18, 06:37 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 15
Views: 224
Posted By Tosspot[_3_]
SRAM eTap Blips - Question

On 9/16/18 4:33 AM, Frank Krygowski wrote:
On 9/15/2018 10:32 PM, Frank Krygowski wrote:
On 9/15/2018 7:36 PM, Jeff Liebermann wrote:
On Sat, 15 Sep 2018 15:30:23 -0700 (PDT), ixiz...
Forum: Techniques September 15th 18, 06:59 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 37
Views: 348
Posted By Tosspot[_3_]
Slow down rusting of chain

On 9/12/18 2:54 AM, Radey Shouman wrote:
Ralph Barone writes:

snip

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

Try bear grease, that'll teach...
Forum: Techniques September 6th 18, 09:07 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 23
Views: 308
Posted By Tosspot[_3_]
Presta to schrader converter

On 09/05/2018 11:20 PM, AMuzi wrote:
On 9/5/2018 3:35 PM, Andy wrote:
On Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at 11:16:57 AM UTC-5,
wrote:
This may be closer to what you...
Forum: Techniques September 2nd 18, 05:14 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 7
Views: 181
Posted By Tosspot[_3_]
Real Cyclist Update

On 09/02/2018 05:41 PM, AMuzi wrote:
Turns out we're racist misogynist antisocial menaces.
Who knew?

https://nypost.com/2018/09/01/nyc-should-stop-coddling-young-white-bros-on-bikes/...
Forum: Techniques August 31st 18, 06:18 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 16
Views: 342
Posted By Tosspot[_3_]
Seen In The Flesh...

On 08/29/2018 04:59 PM, dave wrote:

snip

While he was half way past me immediately turned right to park and
squashed the front part of my frame between his Merc Vito van thing and a
Renault...
Forum: Techniques August 27th 18, 08:27 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 16
Views: 342
Posted By Tosspot[_3_]
Seen In The Flesh...

On 08/27/2018 05:02 PM, dave wrote:
On Sat, 25 Aug 2018 11:00:12 +0200, Tosspot wrote:

On 08/24/2018 09:23 AM, dave wrote:
On Tue, 21 Aug 2018 22:27:21 +0200, Tosspot wrote:

On...
Forum: Techniques August 25th 18, 10:00 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 16
Views: 342
Posted By Tosspot[_3_]
Seen In The Flesh...

On 08/24/2018 09:23 AM, dave wrote:
On Tue, 21 Aug 2018 22:27:21 +0200, Tosspot wrote:

On 08/21/2018 08:32 AM, dave wrote:

snip

"I wonder how quickly it will stop on both brakes?". ...
Forum: Techniques August 24th 18, 07:43 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 1
Views: 185
Posted By Tosspot[_3_]
Tire-making: it's-almost-boring-now-edition

I am *BOGGLED* that the current topic of discussion is "I could try just
making a couple un-belted radial tires"

Damn good reading mind.

On 08/23/2018 08:32 PM, Doug Cimperman wrote:
I made...
Forum: Techniques August 21st 18, 09:27 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 16
Views: 342
Posted By Tosspot[_3_]
Seen In The Flesh...

On 08/21/2018 08:32 AM, dave wrote:
On Mon, 20 Aug 2018 21:50:38 +0200, Tosspot wrote:

An interesting and (up to a point[1]) very good attempt at a folding
cargo bike. Owner was German...
Forum: Techniques August 20th 18, 08:50 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 16
Views: 342
Posted By Tosspot[_3_]
Seen In The Flesh...

An interesting and (up to a point[1]) very good attempt at a folding
cargo bike. Owner was German and happy up to the point the headlight
failed[1], pointed out it was a very new/recent bike, but...
Forum: UK August 20th 18, 06:12 AM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By Tosspot[_3_]
Curious Double Tubing Incident

On 08/20/2018 06:47 AM, Bret Cahill wrote:
No flats on double tubed wheel all summer on 60 C + pavement.

Today about 14 km into the ride, no warning whatsoever, the front
wheel exploded...
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