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Is this suspicious? Strange damage after a repair.
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Jim Reho Aug 29.

Is There A Word For This?
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Velomobiles in the TABR. Do they belong?
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dav replied to John Greenfield's discussion Chainlink team racer witnesses a terrifying bike crash in Avondale
"Welcome to Chicago. The winters are cold but you're going to like it here.  The poster clearly meant Water Crib. Try to Google Chicago Water Crib. "
Sep 8
dav replied to Yasmeen's discussion Tempted to start a new category
"That's the plan."
Sep 7
dav replied to Yasmeen's discussion Tempted to start a new category
"When you go to your LBS and the mechanics talk down to you or turn their back to you and walk away as they give you answers to questions."
Sep 5
dav replied to Julie Hochstadter's discussion Struggling former city biker, now suburban mom.
"Wow. You are really struggling with impermanence and I'm sorry to hear that. (sorry, I'm buddhist so that's my lens).  Things are not currently the way you want but keep pedaling when you can and good luck. "
Aug 31
dav replied to Ernesto Lube's discussion Drivers park on the bike lane because ___________.
"because what goes through most peoples heads is: me me me me me me me me me and my convenience. "
Aug 31
dav replied to Ernesto Lube's discussion Drivers park on the bike lane because ___________.
"because they think "Man, I sure do hate these bicycles because they are toys populated with happy grownups.""
Aug 31
Jim Reho replied to dav's discussion Is this suspicious? Strange damage after a repair.
"I'm no expert, but from the photo it looks like that rim had become weak and was on the way out.  The broken spoke may have been more a symptom of a problem than a cause.  "
Aug 29
dav replied to dav's discussion Is this suspicious? Strange damage after a repair.
"Don't ask about bike stuff on an bike forum?  Should I post about shoaling?"
Aug 29
Doug Haynes replied to dav's discussion Is this suspicious? Strange damage after a repair.
"I think a better place than an internet forum to ask about your "suspicious" rim damage is the bike shop you feel may have caused it..."
Aug 29
Tom A.K. replied to dav's discussion Is this suspicious? Strange damage after a repair.
"They probably followed the usual  spoke replacement procedures.  Install, true, and max tire pressure.  Your rim wall may have been worn down from braking friction. Your safest solution would probably be rim replacement. "
Aug 28
Mike Schwab replied to dav's discussion Is this suspicious? Strange damage after a repair.
"Tthe rim surface wears from braking, especially if ridden wet."
Aug 28
Matt Talbert replied to dav's discussion Is this suspicious? Strange damage after a repair.
"The cost of rebuilding the wheel might be the same or very close to the cost of a brand new wheel."
Aug 28
David P. replied to dav's discussion Is this suspicious? Strange damage after a repair.
"You presumably asked for a spoke replacement and that's what you got, but it looks like what you really needed was either a rebuilt wheel or a rebuilt wheel with a new rim. "
Aug 28
Matt Talbert replied to dav's discussion Is this suspicious? Strange damage after a repair.
"Are the wheels on your bike the stock wheels that came with the bike? In my experience stock wheels aren't the best and do not have the greatest longevity. I am sure others have a different experience, but I can only attest to my own. I have 3…"
Aug 28
Paul Lazzaro replied to dav's discussion Is this suspicious? Strange damage after a repair.
"I've had a wheel develop a crack due to improper/uneven spoke tension over a year or so of regular riding.  The fact that you had a broken spoke (and didn't notice it for who knows how long) suggests the tension might not have been…"
Aug 28
dav replied to dav's discussion Is this suspicious? Strange damage after a repair.
Aug 27

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