Yes, this is indeed a bike-related post.If ever there was a game that was made for playing while riding your bicycle this is it. While this game is a MMORPG online -it also takes place OUTSIDE.…Continue
"The switchable VO hub was made by SP I have been told. There was one individual who was assembling the hubs incorrectly on the line and it was causing the failures that the VO hubs had a reputation for. It wasn't a design issue but…"
"When I was traveling in India this past spring the rod-brake bikes were everywhere. A very few of the newest bikes were equipped with conventional caliper brakes and cotterless cranks but those were definitely in the minority.
"Tell us how you like the Sanyo. My SRAM iLight is on its last legs. I can really feel a ton of drag when riding it now although I don't feel any side-to-side movement at the rim that is indicative of bad bearings. Perhaps the…"
"It's called a Flounce, and I agree it's not the best.
But when you step in a pile of dug and it is all over your shoe and everywhere you go the stink and stench follows you around, fouling every thread on the CL you try and…"
"I wish I was free to ride it this year, but my SIL went and decided this is the weekend to go and get married. I was not given the option to decline the invitation by my wife. Have fun everyone. The NorthShore Century is a great ride.…"
"Well, he is quite skilled at making up sockpuppet accounts (but not at covering his tracks very well) so I didn't think we was much of a real HaXor before this. But if he is grabbing up folk's wordpress log-in credentials I have to…"
"It seems that the latest efforts to clean up Sheldon's site have actually made it harder to find stuff for me. It's still disorganized, but everything seems to be all stirred up and not where it used to be.
"Do ya even google?
I don't think that one in a hundred people even know that you can use a command like Site: to search a specific website. When someone can effortless do these things it must be seen as "magic" to the hoi…"
"Oxalic Acid is the go-to magic bath used by most serious amateur bike restorers for rust on steel. There is a lot of discussion on it at bikeforums.net
It's not great on aluminum.
Read up on it. It's…"
I recently lost all my keys at Lolla this weekend and do not have a spare anymore. I was going through the posts and saw that you have an angle grinder. My bike is right by my car in the river east parking garage and was wondering if you could help me out. If you can message me so I can give you my number that would be amazing. Thanks.
While parking my 1967 RSW folder at the train station this morning, a non-biking contemporary struck up a conversation. Turns out he still has two 60's English Raleighs in his basement that "no one wants". He lives near the Metra Ravinia Station in Highland Park. If you get this message (not sure about Chainlink messaging) and are the least bit interested, I'll be happy to pass on your name and email address. Let me know.