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No skateboards, rollerblades or bicycles by AMuzi
Well, that's what the signs say anyway http://abc7chicago.com/news/bicyclists-falls-fatally-struck-by-red-line-train/2141790/ -- Andrew Muzi ...
June 30th 17 01:37 PM
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Chain Line by John B.[_3_]
In a recent discussion I suggested changing from the old square tapered BB to a modern Shimano outboard bearing bracket. The argument was that this would...
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June 30th 17 02:53 AM
by John B.[_3_] Go to last post
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ROAD WATER by [email protected]
In recent postings on DIY thirst/energy drinks, I pressed my choice foR cool lemon juice water. The NYT has a foodie on substitute occasional non alcoholic...
June 30th 17 12:59 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Grizzly vs. roadie by Frank Krygowski[_4_]
I figured if any animal attacked any biker it would be a mountain lion after Joerg's mountain bike. Here's a grizzly attack on a road (or maybe gravel) bike...
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June 29th 17 03:06 PM
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What happened to the bike boom? by Frank Krygowski[_4_]
I've long thought that surges and declines in bicycling popularity are chaotic, driven more by fashion than by policy or government action. The author of...
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June 29th 17 02:45 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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what price victory? by AMuzi
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/early-lead/wp/2017/06/20/move-over-blood-doping-cyclists-might-be-poop-doping-soon/?utm_term=.7e636becc2cf -- Andrew...
June 28th 17 04:31 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Rock n Roll by [email protected]
Frank, On my Eddy Merckx I was using an old chain so I would lube it with Rock n Roll and let it dry over-night. The chain would stay relatively clean though...
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June 27th 17 07:58 AM
by James[_8_] Go to last post
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Good thing to check bike when new sound comes suddenly by Sir Ridesalot
I was riding home from out in the country this evening when the bike started making a unusual asound. It sounded like a brake pad rubbing on a rim. Stopped,...
June 26th 17 03:05 PM
by Joerg[_2_] Go to last post
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The Biggest Troll on RBT by Andre Jute[_2_]
That Steven Scharf is the biggest troll on RBT is proven by the fact that railroad-minds like Frank Krygowski think that Scharfie is merely stupid. Time and...
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June 24th 17 04:08 AM
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New Chainline by AMuzi
You may recall old fashioned chainline: http://www.yellowjersey.org/photosfromthepast/chnlinp.jpg Here are new...
June 23rd 17 07:55 PM
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You won't believe this but: I was wrong. by [email protected]
I said that I had never had a sealed bearing bottom bracket come loose. It just happened while I was up on the side of a hill. The bike started missing...
June 23rd 17 02:38 PM
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NEW SHIMANO DYNAMO HUB (?) by jbeattie
I saw this today: https://www.westernbikeworks.com/product/shimano-dh-t8000-3d-disc-dynamo-front-hub-30w Not much info, but it looks interesting. 100g...
June 23rd 17 02:02 AM
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bike theft news by AMuzi
http://ktla.com/2017/06/19/video-captures-thief-stealing-pair-of-road-bikes-from-burbank-bicycle-store/ -- Andrew Muzi www.yellowjersey.org/ Open every...
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June 23rd 17 01:10 AM
by Joerg[_2_] Go to last post
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Electrolytes by [email protected]
I have rather a serious problem. When I ride I usually eat and drink nothing more than a pastry and a cup of coffee. The results of this are that I get...
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June 22nd 17 10:06 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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manhole hook by Emanuel Berg[_2_]
Today, I pulled off the lid to a street sewer. I just used a long shaft with a small hook. It wasn't very difficult. But I thought about it and of course...
June 22nd 17 06:20 PM
by Emanuel Berg[_2_] Go to last post
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"Interesting" experience with truck's rear door.... by (PeteCresswell)
Deuce-and-a-half truck set up for landscaping work with fully-enclosed bed. Rear door - made out of what looked like 1/4" steel plate the width of the truck...
June 21st 17 09:58 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Phils as chain lube by Doug Landau
Anyone here ever use Phil's Tenacious oil as chain lube? What was the cleanup like?
June 21st 17 08:41 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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degrees of screw stainless steel by Emanuel Berg[_2_]
In yet another visit to the market place to get bolts I read the text on the M4x10 socket screw bag and they come in stainless steel A4, or S/S ...
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June 21st 17 08:39 PM
by AMuzi Go to last post
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Favorit hub and 35 PSI tire by Emanuel Berg[_2_]
Today was yet another bike that looks like every other, a 26" Crescent open-frame from the 70s or 80s. I removed the rear wheel and noticed the familiar...
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June 21st 17 02:22 AM
by Sir Ridesalot Go to last post
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Floor Pumps by [email protected]
I have been looking for a good floor pump. I have a Husky that works well but I wouldn't call it shop quality. The hose and connector failed after many years...
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June 20th 17 02:53 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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