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Forum: Techniques June 4th 18, 10:33 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 17
Views: 919
Posted By somebody[_2_]
unicycle

On Fri, 01 Jun 2018 14:07:26 +0200, Emanuel Berg
wrote:

Today there was a dude in his early-mid 20s
with a unicycle!

Only it didn't look like a toy or circus item
but rather...
Forum: Techniques June 4th 18, 10:30 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 10
Views: 691
Posted By somebody[_2_]
MTB touring bike

On Sun, 03 Jun 2018 21:39:54 +0200, Emanuel Berg
wrote:

Perhaps this was approached from the wrong
angle, if one desires wide tires, perhaps one
should get a 28" MTB steel frame...
Forum: Techniques April 26th 18, 01:59 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 3
Views: 498
Posted By somebody[_2_]
Hit and run

https://www.wsj.com/articles/hit-and-run-fatalities-soar-as-more-people-bike-to-work-1524735001

Hit-and-run crash deaths are rising nationwide, and pedestrians and
bicyclists account for close to...
Forum: Techniques April 2nd 18, 12:08 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 87
Views: 2,022
Posted By somebody[_2_]
High visibility law yields no improvement in safety

On Fri, 30 Mar 2018 12:23:13 -0400, Frank Krygowski
wrote:

https://www.bikebiz.com/news/hivis-compulsion-study

How well hi-vis works may depend on the driver. A texting...
Forum: Techniques December 30th 17, 03:31 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 9
Views: 352
Posted By somebody[_2_]
Longer run time for lights and need some ideas

On Fri, 29 Dec 2017 11:05:46 -0800 (PST), Andy
wrote:

I wa not real happy with run time with CygoLite-Hotshot-Pro-150-Lumens-LED.
(Even on blink mode)

It has a...
Forum: Techniques November 15th 17, 07:47 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 36
Views: 1,100
Posted By somebody[_2_]
Opinions of Gates Carbon Drive system?

On Tue, 14 Nov 2017 19:40:44 -0600, AMuzi wrote:

On 11/14/2017 8:01 AM, wrote:
I searched dutifully, but couldn't find a thread on this. (I believe...
Forum: Techniques November 3rd 17, 09:54 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 17
Views: 611
Posted By somebody[_2_]
And other liberal heavens

On Wed, 1 Nov 2017 09:09:24 -0700 (PDT), wrote:

This may not only open your eyes about the state of CA, but also give you an appreciation of why the (soon to be Spanish) state...
Forum: Techniques October 21st 17, 05:57 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 5
Views: 433
Posted By somebody[_2_]
stolen bicycle NYC

On Fri, 20 Oct 2017 08:15:03 -0500, AMuzi wrote:

http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/nyc-crime/stolen-5g-bike-late-medic-prized-possession-friend-article-1.3575512

NYC sucks....
Forum: Techniques October 21st 17, 05:52 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 98
Views: 2,400
Posted By somebody[_2_]
Lithium Ion vs NiMh battery

On Fri, 20 Oct 2017 21:40:42 -0700 (PDT), Sir Ridesalot
wrote:

A while back I asked about using an external NiMh battery instead of an external Lithium Ion battery on a...
Forum: Techniques October 7th 17, 11:38 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 42
Views: 971
Posted By somebody[_2_]
NYC cycling update

On Fri, 06 Oct 2017 09:25:30 -0500, AMuzi wrote:

On 10/6/2017 9:16 AM, wrote:
On Friday, October 6, 2017 at 6:52:59 AM UTC-7, AMuzi wrote:
...
Forum: Techniques September 26th 17, 09:58 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 72
Views: 2,756
Posted By somebody[_2_]
Good alternative to Ultima Replenisher electrolyte?

On 25 Sep 2017 19:03:42 GMT, Robert Latest
wrote:

Joerg wrote:
For whatever reason the price for Ultima Replenisher (90-serving
canisters) got jacked up, big time. We...
Forum: Techniques September 20th 17, 02:52 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 124
Views: 4,840
Posted By somebody[_2_]
Buying and Selling

On Tue, 19 Sep 2017 08:02:44 -0700, Joerg
wrote:

On 2017-09-19 07:06, wrote:
I'm pretty sensitive to component prices since I have to build
...
Forum: Techniques August 20th 17, 11:36 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Posted By somebody[_2_]
What's the current state-of-the-art red LED?

A recent thread mentioned the Cree XPL-HI white LED.

What's the current hot red LED? Either in terms of lumens/watt or
totoal output. My taillight is several years old and there must be
something...
Forum: Techniques August 20th 17, 11:28 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 80
Views: 2,461
Posted By somebody[_2_]
Cyclometer and Cargo Bikes...

On Sun, 20 Aug 2017 11:13:39 +0200, Tosspot
wrote:

So, I have one of these;

https://www.larryvsharry.com/

and I want a cycle computer, The problem is the standard...
Forum: Techniques July 14th 17, 09:55 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 7
Views: 486
Posted By somebody[_2_]
KMZ Gold Chain

On Thu, 13 Jul 2017 10:37:23 -0500, AMuzi wrote:

On 7/13/2017 9:29 AM, wrote:
Got the chain and installed it. While looking at the box it said that it...
Forum: Techniques May 10th 17, 05:03 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 32
Views: 960
Posted By somebody[_2_]
Cycling Clothing

On Mon, 8 May 2017 07:37:04 -0700 (PDT), wrote:

How is it that I can get a team jersey off of Ebay that's 20 years old that fits perfectly (though labeled in weird European...
Forum: Techniques April 8th 17, 10:47 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 91
Views: 3,001
Posted By somebody[_2_]
Cartridge bottom brackets

On Fri, 07 Apr 2017 15:57:46 +0700, John B.
wrote:


I'm thinking of replacing the old three piece BB on one of my bikes
with a Shimano cartridge bearing and I see that...
Forum: Techniques April 8th 17, 10:46 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 30
Views: 1,443
Posted By somebody[_2_]
Dirty word: Lube

On Sat, 8 Apr 2017 13:42:32 +1000, James
wrote:

A few weeks ago I applied my wax/oil chain lube, just before starting a
cycling touring holiday that went for 9 days. ...
Forum: Techniques March 4th 17, 06:15 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 403
Views: 7,124
Posted By somebody[_2_]
Time to move on [was Lezyne Deca Drive 1500XXL Report]

On Thu, 2 Mar 2017 08:19:07 -0800, sms
wrote:

On 3/1/2017 10:57 PM, somebody wrote:
On Wed, 1 Mar 2017 15:21:29 -0800, sms
...
Forum: Techniques March 2nd 17, 07:57 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 403
Views: 7,124
Posted By somebody[_2_]
Time to move on [was Lezyne Deca Drive 1500XXL Report]

On Wed, 1 Mar 2017 15:21:29 -0800, sms
wrote:

201 posts on this subject, not including a bunch of incoherent rantings
by datakoll that were filtered out.

Time to...
Forum: Techniques January 4th 17, 10:26 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 58
Views: 3,346
Posted By somebody[_2_]
105-year old sets new record

http://road.cc/content/news/214980-updated-french-cyclist-robert-marchand-sets-new-hour-record-age-105

Robert Marchand after setting 105+ age group Hour Record (source BFM
TV via...
Forum: Techniques October 21st 16, 09:30 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 15
Views: 1,190
Posted By somebody[_2_]
New bike lock

https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2016/oct/21/bike-lock-developed-that-makes-thieves-immediately-vomit



A man approaches a bicycle, handheld electric saw at the ready. He
powers it on,...
Forum: Techniques August 6th 16, 04:40 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 6
Views: 581
Posted By somebody[_2_]
Cheap Chinese shorts work out OK early on

On Fri, 5 Aug 2016 09:41:10 -0700 (PDT), "
wrote:

Problem with the extra thin shorts is they become see through quicker. Flashing everyone while...
Forum: Techniques August 5th 16, 01:26 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 6
Views: 581
Posted By somebody[_2_]
Cheap Chinese shorts work out OK early on

On Fri, 05 Aug 2016 16:18:24 +0700, John B.
wrote:

On Thu, 04 Aug 2016 22:33:57 -0400, somebody
wrote:

Picked up a pair of these for about...
Forum: Techniques August 5th 16, 03:33 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 6
Views: 581
Posted By somebody[_2_]
Cheap Chinese shorts work out OK early on

Picked up a pair of these for about...
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