Re: [RBW] Re: Thank you Rivendell

2022-09-25 Thread Patrick Moore
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Re: [RBW] Are Paul brakes worth the money?

2022-09-25 Thread Patrick Moore
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Re: [RBW] Re: Roaduno substitute for a while...

2022-09-22 Thread Patrick Moore
tch is getting scratched today. >>> >>> Bill Lindsay >>> El Cerrito, CA >>> >> -- > You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups > "RBW Owners Bunch" group. > To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails fr

[RBW] Jersey sold, Grabsack still available. [FS Road Holland LS wool jersey, red; first edition Rivendendell Grabsack modified to be better]

2022-09-14 Thread Patrick Moore
US.* > > *Also Note:* I added a waist strap with rivets > -- > > ------- Patrick Moore Alburquerque, Nuevo Mexico, Etats Unis d'Amerique, Orbis Terrarum -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "RBW Owners Bunch" group. To unsubscribe from

Re: [RBW] Re: Nitto Rack Attachment

2022-09-14 Thread Patrick Moore
e.com/d/msgid/rbw-owners-bunch/6f2289ed-e82f-4869-8280-8e9455ee3260n%40googlegroups.com?utm_medium=email_source=footer> > . > -- --- Patrick Moore Alburquerque, Nuevo Mexico, Etats Unis d'Amerique, Orbis Terrarum -- You received this message beca

Re: [RBW] Book Recommendation

2022-09-14 Thread Patrick Moore
of modern travel writing, which is high praise for her indeed. On Fri, Sep 9, 2022 at 2:49 PM Patrick Moore wrote: > I finally started reading Dervla Murphy's 1965 or so classic *Full Tilt: > Ireland to India With A Bicycle* about her 1963 trip across Europe and > Asia on a single speed*

Re: [RBW] Book Recommendation

2022-09-14 Thread Patrick Moore
com/d/msgid/rbw-owners-bunch/31353ae8-b567-4adc-8a17-ce7c8a02f709n%40googlegroups.com?utm_medium=email_source=footer> > . > -- --- Patrick Moore Alburquerque, Nuevo Mexico, Etats Unis d'Amerique, Orbis Terrarum -- You received this message because you

Re: [RBW] Re: Club Rides On A Racing Platypus

2022-09-14 Thread Patrick Moore
Delicious! On Fri, Sep 9, 2022 at 3:58 PM Bicycle Belle Ding Ding! < jonasandle...@gmail.com> wrote: > ... Some guy will come find me at my vehicle and tell me how I’m doing it > wrong. After getting lectured about how I could go 25% faster if I had this > bike and narrow tires, blah, blah, I

Re: [RBW] Book Recommendation

2022-09-14 Thread Patrick Moore
7c8a02f709n%40googlegroups.com?utm_medium=email_source=footer> > . > -- ------- Patrick Moore Alburquerque, Nuevo Mexico, Etats Unis d'Amerique, Orbis Terrarum -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "RBW Owners Bunch" group. To unsu

Re: [RBW] Re: All Time Best Paint Color

2022-09-14 Thread Patrick Moore
My color-of-first-choice is not a Riv-offered color, but it is the color of my last remaining (out of 5) Rivendells: Ford Blue, no damned cream accents. I had a nice powdercoat done to the 1999 (about which you've heard far more than you want to hear) after C Matthews's alterations, to replace the

[RBW] ISO: cheapish RH Naches Pass Endurance tires or expensive NP Extralight tires; Timbuktu or similar small courier bag

2022-09-14 Thread Patrick Moore
imbuktus. Thanks. Please reply offlist to bertin753 at gmail dot com. -- ----------- Patrick Moore Alburquerque, Nuevo Mexico, Etats Unis d'Amerique, Orbis Terrarum -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google

Re: [RBW] Re: All Time Best Paint Color

2022-09-14 Thread Patrick Moore
I forgot to add that the Ford Blue powdercoat on my 1999 gofast is far, far prettier than the rose on Leah's Platypus. Oh my, by far! On Fri, Sep 9, 2022 at 1:57 PM Patrick Moore wrote: > My color-of-first-choice is not a Riv-offered color, but it is the color > of my last remaining (ou

Re: [RBW] Doldrums

2022-09-14 Thread Patrick Moore
osque -- I feel (almost literally) as if I have the energy of 10 years ago. Patrick Moore, who himself has a child transitioning to adulthood (and who would like to retire when she's done that). On Thu, Sep 8, 2022 at 10:22 AM Jay Lonner wrote: > It’s interesting to consider the age/phase

Re: [RBW] Doldrums

2022-09-07 Thread Patrick Moore
myself to slow down during the first few miles. We're hot, but we're very fortunate to be dry. Patrick Moore, who must ride to daughter's mother's house tomorrow to pick up and mail things daughter left behind during visit. On Tue, Sep 6, 2022 at 11:52 AM Jay Lonner wrote: > Over the years

[RBW] Re: New drivetrain for Rivendell #2

2022-09-03 Thread Patrick Moore
Thanks for the tips. I'll lean my tendency to procrastinate against my perfectionist compulsion to remove unused metal, and probably wind up just leaving things as they are. But I think I'd try a Dremel cutting wheel first. Garth, when I look down between my legs and see those inner ring shelves

[RBW] Advantages of front loading

2022-09-03 Thread Patrick Moore
n-Rivendell low-trail bikes*: convenience? Just curious and describing my own experience. -- ------- Patrick Moore Alburquerque, Nuevo Mexico, Etats Unis d'Amerique, Orbis Terrarum -- You received this message because you are subscribe

Re: [RBW] New Roadinis will have clearance for 42 mm tires

2022-09-03 Thread Patrick Moore
The first gen Sams had cantilevers. Mine was Riv's floor model and came with very wonderful IRD wide profile cantis; nicer in action and not far behind in appearance compared to the much more expensive Pauls on my 2020 Matthews! On Monday, January 17, 2022 at 8:38:54 AM UTC-7 Pancake wrote: > >

Re: [RBW] Re: Your Road or Road-ish Riv Rubber Radius (tire width)

2022-08-29 Thread Patrick Moore
I agree with your choice for pavement riding -- I don't need anything fatter than 32 mm (in fact, if the 32mm-labeled Elk Pass was a true 32 mm on my admittedly narrow rims, I'd rise from 26" tire Paradise to 26" tire Nirvana (both Buddhist), but even at 28 mm on 19 mm OW rims, they're heavenly

[RBW] Stiffer sidewalls, lower pressure, supple tires, higher pressure; Grant's blog

2022-08-29 Thread Patrick Moore
de or more. Patrick " but no interest in high-normal rear derailleurs" Moore -- ------- Patrick Moore Alburquerque, Nuevo Mexico, Etats Unis d'Amerique, Orbis Terrarum -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Go

Re: [RBW] Re: Club Rides On A Racing Platypus

2022-08-24 Thread Patrick Moore
ry slight speed benefits, > and noticeable durability benefits for some aspects of my riding. > > - Max "who should be working on getting more sleep rather than re-gluing > his tires" in A2 > On Monday, August 15, 2022 at 12:30:36 PM UTC-4 Patrick Moore wrote: > >> Pre

[RBW] Stripped-down, gofast fixed gear gravel grinder! Or, the magic of old-time single pivot brake calipers. And WTB: RH Naches Pass ELs.

2022-08-24 Thread Patrick Moore
Suns, and there is almost an inch under the ss bridge and at least half an inch plus surplus on the sides. The NPs measure 75 6/10" tall. Must place order for another couple of pairs of NP ELs, but before I do that, does anyone have a pair or 2 of Naches Pass extralights in good condition for sale? Thanks, Pat

Re: [RBW] Your Road or Road-ish Riv Rubber Radius (tire width)

2022-08-11 Thread Patrick Moore
emails from it, send an > email to rbw-owners-bunch+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. > To view this discussion on the web visit > https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/rbw-owners-bunch/086cd5ef-744e-48ad-8575-c1c1694d232fn%40googlegroups.com > <https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/rbw-own

Re: [RBW] Re: Homer 6 months review and questions

2022-08-09 Thread Patrick Moore
at 5:51 PM Patrick Moore wrote: > ... OTOH, a very similar ~1990 top end Diamond Back rigid was very, very > sweet but unexceptionable and very pleasant in the transition between > straight line and turn; again, sedate by road handling standards, but in > fact much like my second-

Re: [RBW] Re: Homer 6 months review and questions

2022-08-09 Thread Patrick Moore
Geometry, probably, but tires too can very noticeably affect handling. First instance: My 2020 Matthews 26" wheel road custom that is a clone of a 2003 Riv Road custom: I first built it up with 28 mm Elk Pass extralights (175 grams), then switched to the design-goal 42 mm Naches Pass extralights.

[RBW] Re: Best dynamo headlight for road riding

2022-08-09 Thread Patrick Moore
Thanks to all the others who responded. For them too, the IQ X is the majority winner. The only thing that makes me hesitate is having to re-wire the lamp (wire runs from hub up forward fender/rack "arch" that holds lamp, and tail light wire runs back under fender to pop out just aft of crown to

[RBW] Re: Best dynamo headlight for road riding

2022-07-29 Thread Patrick Moore
PM Patrick Moore wrote: > The nice bright (plastic) headlight on the Dahon was a Lumotec IQ > something or another, again, no longer made. > -- ------- Patrick Moore Alburquerque, Nuevo Mexico, Etats Unis d'Amerique, Orbis

Re: [RBW] Re: Best dynamo headlight for road riding

2022-07-29 Thread Patrick Moore
s best used to trickle-charge a battery bank, but my battery bank >> is so large, and takes so long to charge up when plugged into a wall >> outlet, I don't think I would ever know whether or not the Sinewave was >> even charging it at all. >> >> On Fri, Jul 29, 2022 at 9:3

Re: [RBW] Re: Advice on Rear Roadini Rim + shifting issues

2022-07-29 Thread Patrick Moore
My experience agrees with Garth's. Wait a minute: That can't be right! Garth's experiences are way too far out and exuberant for me! Let me rephrase: Garth's experience shifting an older crank with a newer, narrower chain, matches mine. I use a Ritchy Logic crank, 8 speed,* with an 11 speed

Re: [RBW] High bars at a club ride

2022-07-29 Thread Patrick Moore
t; mine, then you'll find that the positions it does have are more comfortable > than their drop-bar equivalents. > -W > > On Friday, July 29, 2022 at 6:30:40 AM UTC-7 Patrick Moore wrote: > >> I entirely agree that position or fit generally is the most important >>

[RBW] Re: Best dynamo headlight for road riding

2022-07-29 Thread Patrick Moore
The nice bright (plastic) headlight on the Dahon was a Lumotec IQ something or another, again, no longer made. On Wed, Jul 27, 2022 at 2:37 PM Patrick Moore wrote: > ... A few years ago I had a high-end (if there are levels, this was an > upper-class level model) but now (I think) discon

Re: [RBW] High bars at a club ride

2022-07-29 Thread Patrick Moore
I entirely agree that position or fit generally is the most important thing in bike comfort and riding efficiently (yes, comfort is relative; but even a pro will ride faster if he is more comfortable than if he is more uncomfortable, and bad fit is probably the worst thing for comfort), and I

[RBW] Best dynamo headlight for road riding

2022-07-29 Thread Patrick Moore
it is so very bright, it's impolite if not criminal to use it regularly against oncoming bike traffic. -- --- Patrick Moore Alburquerque, Nuevo Mexico, Etats Unis d'Amerique, Orbis Terrarum -- You received this message

Re: [RBW] Re: Which Dyno Hub?

2022-07-29 Thread Patrick Moore
FWIW, Lael Wilcox, long-distance/rough terrain/all weather rider extraordinaire, uses, or used to use a SP hub with her K-Lite. At least, she used this setup when she broke the Continental Divide (or was it cross-continental?) record. I also use a SP with my K-Lite and I can't feel any drag or

Re: [RBW] Which Dyno Hub?

2022-07-29 Thread Patrick Moore
The SP on my Matthews dirt road bike works fine at low speeds. This one is as smooth as my SON; an earlier SP did vibrate a bit more. My various Shimanos were as smooth as the SON too. My SON is the 20 R or whatever the small-wheel model used to be called; isn't this now the "Deluxe"? At any

[RBW] SOLD!! [FS: Carradice SQR Slim (16 litres) + **3** seatpost brackets + 2 extra bag frames + extra kit, $150 shipped CONUS]

2022-07-18 Thread Patrick Moore
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Re: [RBW] New Bike Day (last week) A New to me Quickbeam

2022-07-18 Thread Patrick Moore
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Re: [RBW] Re: Long reach brake options for AHH

2022-07-18 Thread Patrick Moore
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Re: [RBW] Silver2 shifter apparently shift 12 speeds fine, even with SRAM rd

2022-07-12 Thread Patrick Moore
travel, but it still goes back to > the same question, is there enough travel when the thing is connected to a > cable, so more or less a yes or no question. > > Jim > Austin suburbs, TX > > On Mon, Jul 11, 2022 at 5:41 PM Patrick Moore wrote: > >> https://bikesnobnyc.com/2022/07/0

[RBW] Re: ISO/WTT/WTB: Dura Ace GA 200/first gen crank arms, VG condition, 170 mm or something equally pretty, spare, light.

2022-07-12 Thread Patrick Moore
I am very pleased to say that I just received a very nice 170 mm pair of first gen DA cranks with dustcaps and 52 t ring shipped from Canada for US$143 including paypal fee. They were shipped on the 6th, I missed a day because I had to sign the card left in my mailbox, so that's 4 days or less

Re: [RBW] Re: Long reach brake options for AHH

2022-07-11 Thread Patrick Moore
Laing: Forgive me if you've posted some before, but if not, I'd be delighted to see photos of your Riv custom "racing bike." 53.4 X 62?? What sort of bar? Me, I fit almost the diametrical opposite: 60 X 56 c-c for a drop-bar bike. To all: I've found this discussion interesting, both regarding

[RBW] Re: Silver2 shifter apparently shift 12 speeds fine, even with SRAM rd

2022-07-11 Thread Patrick Moore
, but wonderfully. Hell, friction shifting 10 cogs is smoother than any 7-speed Shimano indexed system I used. On Sun, Jul 10, 2022 at 6:10 PM Patrick Moore wrote: > https://bikesnobnyc.com/2022/07/08/index-this/#more-11189 > > I'm only up to 10, and that with an 8-sp-era road rd an

[RBW] Silver2 shifter apparently shift 12 speeds fine, even with SRAM rd

2022-07-11 Thread Patrick Moore
-enough granny cog to make it all worthwhile. Actually, I should proceed gently, and simply go to 11 first. -- --- Patrick Moore Alburquerque, Nuevo Mexico, Etats Unis d'Amerique, Orbis Terrarum -- You received this message

[RBW] Non-bike but pro-Grant: racial justice.

2022-07-04 Thread Patrick Moore
l of fittest" racial superiority ideologies oddly combined with perverted Old Testament "chosen people" ideologies. So my friend's success in life and society is good news amongst the general confusion and chaos and darkness one reads in the mass media. -- -----

Re: [RBW] Re: Craigslist (and others) Bikes For Sale: 3

2022-07-02 Thread Patrick Moore
-- instead. Why? The stem and bar show that the rider needs a setup that this frame/bike is not designed to give. Over and out. Patrick Moore, whose first 26" wheel road custom was designed around the All Rounder model (steepened angles, road tubing and lugs) -- anecdote, boring, avoid if sensiti

Re: [RBW] Digest for rbw-owners-bunch@googlegroups.com - 17 updates in 6 topics

2022-06-29 Thread Patrick Moore
t;>etc. <#m_1920970749952569804_m_434723051062270923_group_thread_4> - 1 >>Update >>- FS: Good basic 700C road wheelset >><#m_1920970749952569804_m_434723051062270923_group_thread_5> - 1 >>Update >> >> Carradice SQR Slim (16 litres)

Re: [RBW] Re: Rain! What do you ride?

2022-06-27 Thread Patrick Moore
;https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/rbw-owners-bunch/a2d2479a-5e80-43e8-a275-394b7b3e618en%40googlegroups.com?utm_medium=email_source=footer> > . > -- --- Patrick Moore Alburquerque, Nuevo Mexico, Etats Unis d'Amerique, Orb

Re: [RBW] Re: Rain! What do you ride?

2022-06-27 Thread Patrick Moore
I've found that rain capes, at least in warm weather (and we get our rain in the summer) offer the best combination of protection from wet and ventilation. In fact, after using various Carradices, I fell back on the cheap, $30 (and no longer available, I think) lightweight nylon cycling cape from

Re: [RBW] Re: Rain! What do you ride?

2022-06-27 Thread Patrick Moore
A quick search and review of prices and features: this looks very appealing; thanks. Gortex and pit zips. On Mon, Jun 27, 2022 at 2:02 PM Wesley wrote: > I've owned (I think) four copies of the Marmot Precip jacket over the > years. It's an excellent minimalist and inexpensive rain shell - just

[RBW] Rain! What do you ride?

2022-06-27 Thread Patrick Moore
ed cotton, various grades of plastic -- (and so'westers keep one dry from neck to crown) my lower legs and feet get wet. I guess this is where Splats come in handy? -- ----------- Patrick Moore Alburquerque, Nuevo Mexico, Etats Unis d

Re: [RBW] Re: Club Rides On A Racing Platypus

2022-06-26 Thread Patrick Moore
Well done! I am sincerely and truly impressed! On Sun, Jun 26, 2022 at 2:42 PM Leah Peterson wrote: > My first 100k ride is in the books! > > Every year my bike club does a tour around the county. You choose a route > and sign up. I was going to do a 50 mile ride; my longest ride so far is 35

[RBW] WTB: Rene Herse Naches Pass EL tires, vg condition

2022-06-25 Thread Patrick Moore
If you have some -- again, EL, vg -- I'm looking for a pair or a pair-and-a-half. Thanks, Patrick -- --- Patrick Moore Alburquerque, Nuevo Mexico, Etats Unis d'Amerique, Orbis Terrarum -- You received this message because

[RBW] Re: ISO/WTT/WTB: Dura Ace GA 200/first gen crank arms, VG condition, 170 mm or something equally pretty, spare, light.

2022-06-25 Thread Patrick Moore
Forgot to add: As pretty as the Topline is, the GA-200 better matches the aesthetic of this bike. On Sat, Jun 25, 2022 at 3:21 PM Patrick Moore wrote: > Topline Superlight, anyone?* > > This would be a vanity component on a vanity bike, tho' a bike that I not > only ride, but whi

[RBW] ISO/WTT/WTB: Dura Ace GA 200/first gen crank arms, VG condition, 170 mm or something equally pretty, spare, light.

2022-06-25 Thread Patrick Moore
. Other suggestions welcome (again, pretty, v. light). Thanks. -- ------- Patrick Moore Alburquerque, Nuevo Mexico, Etats Unis d'Amerique, Orbis Terrarum -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Group

Re: [RBW] Re: Wheel building, 36 into 32: in case it's of interest to non-i-Bob-list-members.

2022-06-21 Thread Patrick Moore
rims on my >> Flanker Green Rosco Bubbe V1. I don't know what to put the eyeballs on, but >> I have to have them. >> [image: Yellow.JPG][image: Googlyeyes.JPG] >> >> Laing >> >> On Monday, June 20, 2022 at 3:24:49 PM UTC-4 Patrick Moore wrote: >> >

[RBW] And the winner is Ryan Hankinson [Tifosi sunglasses CLAIMED]

2022-06-21 Thread Patrick Moore
Ryan: I have your address and will mail before too long, as long as I get to define what that means. But not too far in the future. I've got your address. Will alert when I mail. Patrick On Sun, Jun 19, 2022 at 2:58 PM Ryan Hankinson wrote: > I will jump in line if Phil and others still don’t

Re: [RBW] Hillibikes are so close!

2022-06-20 Thread Patrick Moore
nice tires indeed. What model G-One, and how do you find them? Patrick Moore, who just had a nice early-monsoon, cool-temp, mixed pavement/dirt ride on the 700C X 60 Big One-shod Matthews 1:1. On Mon, Jun 20, 2022 at 12:33 PM Daniel MacPherson wrote: > Please see attached for my Hillibike. Fi

[RBW] Wheel building, 36 into 32: in case it's of interest to non-i-Bob-list-members.

2022-06-20 Thread Patrick Moore
390 grams). But happy to look at anything 24 mm OW or narrower, and 450 grams or lighter. Thanks. -- ------- Patrick Moore Alburquerque, Nuevo Mexico, Etats Unis d'Amerique, Orbis Terrarum -- You received this message because you are

Re: [RBW] Nitto Saddlebag Wire Guard

2022-06-20 Thread Patrick Moore
-4caf-8367-9b1e767fa44en%40googlegroups.com?utm_medium=email_source=footer> > . > -- --- Patrick Moore Alburquerque, Nuevo Mexico, Etats Unis d'Amerique, Orbis Terrarum -- You received this message because you are subscribed to t

[RBW] Those Tifosi cycling sunglasses: they are again available, free.

2022-06-19 Thread Patrick Moore
ours, I'll toss them to the lists. -- ------- Patrick Moore Alburquerque, Nuevo Mexico, Etats Unis d'Amerique, Orbis Terrarum -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "RBW Owners Bunch&qu

Re: [RBW] Re: Reading posts with huge photo files embedded in the text

2022-06-19 Thread Patrick Moore
nch/ffd17e67-172c-417a-8e0e-ffcec0299f29n%40googlegroups.com > <https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/rbw-owners-bunch/ffd17e67-172c-417a-8e0e-ffcec0299f29n%40googlegroups.com?utm_medium=email_source=footer> > . > -- ---

Re: [RBW] Re: Reading posts with huge photo files embedded in the text

2022-06-18 Thread Patrick Moore
Ryan and Garth: thank you. IOW, the answer to my question is "Yes." I have already made a new "Favorites" link on my toolbar for this address. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "RBW Owners Bunch" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop

Re: [RBW] Re: Reading posts with huge photo files embedded in the text

2022-06-18 Thread Patrick Moore
And I forgot to say, but really mean: thank you! On Sat, Jun 18, 2022 at 12:35 PM Patrick Moore wrote: > Ya know Paul, you might just have shoved my ancient, doddering mind into > the late 20th century. My default way to view gmail has been, is now, and > was until this point to go

Re: [RBW] Re: Reading posts with huge photo files embedded in the text

2022-06-18 Thread Patrick Moore
s attachments. > > I like email a lot, but the user interfaces for using it as a social > network really haven't kept up with they way people share stuff. At this > point, it would be an expensive passion project to try to make it work. > > Paul > > > On Friday, June 17

[RBW] Re: Reading posts with huge photo files embedded in the text

2022-06-16 Thread Patrick Moore
n 16, 2022 at 9:44 AM Patrick Moore wrote: > I have a gaming-quality, 42" monitor (used for work, so I can see 3 Word > docs side by side at 100% or normal magnification from 24-30" away), and > when opening some recent posts with photo files in the text, the text > s

[RBW] Reading posts with huge photo files embedded in the text

2022-06-16 Thread Patrick Moore
are at 100%, not expanded. How can I get these posts entirely onto my screen, so that I don't have to shift the image from side to side to see it all? Others don't seem to have this problem. Thanks. -- ------- Patrick Moore Al

Re: [RBW] Re: What's your biggest tire on AH Hilsen?

2022-06-16 Thread Patrick Moore
? Patrick Moore, whose 41 mm Naches Passes have the perfect cross-section profile on Sun Ringle EQ 21s (21 mm OW). On Wed, Jun 15, 2022 at 9:34 PM jamin orrall wrote: > > Curious about this as well... I have a 2011 waterford homer. I purchased it > complete off a list member here and the

Re: [RBW] 26” to 650c on Rambouillet

2022-06-15 Thread Patrick Moore
are getting scarcer in that size. Brake >> bridge location was at times an issue on this model. I’m not extolling it >> as the next big thing. >> >> Ymmv >> >> Sent from my iPad >> >> On Jun 15, 2022, at 1:29 PM, Patrick Moore wrote: >> >>  >&

Re: [RBW] 26” to 650c on Rambouillet

2022-06-15 Thread Patrick Moore
xt big thing. > > Ymmv > > Sent from my iPad > > On Jun 15, 2022, at 1:29 PM, Patrick Moore wrote: > >  > Alas, the selection of tires available for the 650C size was miniscule in > 2015, and may be less than miniscule now, and those available were mostly &g

Re: [RBW] 26” to 650c on Rambouillet

2022-06-15 Thread Patrick Moore
Whoops, thought it was all in 3d person, not 2nd person. Sorry. Do what works. On Wed, Jun 15, 2022 at 12:29 PM Patrick Moore wrote: > ... And, yes, that bar. So, so many things wrong. (But if the rider found > it the best solution to needs, and this is not merely a desperate attempt >

Re: [RBW] 26” to 650c on Rambouillet

2022-06-15 Thread Patrick Moore
than that for 571. There's only about 1/4" radial difference between 559 and 571 sizes: my 650C wheels with 23 mm Pro Races measured about 24.5" in diameter, my 559 wheels with 23 mm Turbos measured 24" in diameter. Past tense for both. Patrick Moore, who still has a small stash of

Re: [RBW] Bars and more bars...

2022-06-13 Thread Patrick Moore
I can't help with a bar, but I've used Pauls, DC, Shimano, Mafac, and Tektro cantis, and the Paul's do seem to have more power -- perhaps a bit more rigid? -- and they are certainly easiest to set up, including 15" wrench flats to adjust spring tension, which I find very, very desirable. And the

[RBW] Sunglasses have been CLAIMED. [Free for postage: cheap (but nice) "Tifosi" sunglasses]

2022-06-13 Thread Patrick Moore
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[RBW] Re: Free for postage: cheap (but nice) "Tifosi" sunglasses

2022-06-12 Thread Patrick Moore
I will add that, after owning Rudy Projects and Bolles and other Hi End cycling shades, I cannot say that these are inferior in performance to those. FWIW. On Sun, Jun 12, 2022 at 4:29 PM Patrick Moore wrote: > A resounding silence from the iBoblist in response to this my more than > ge

Re: [RBW] Re: Club Rides On A Racing Platypus

2022-06-10 Thread Patrick Moore
Da-yum! I'm going to stop reading your posts! On Fri, Jun 10, 2022 at 6:14 PM Bicycle Belle Ding Ding! < jonasandle...@gmail.com> wrote: > ... We did 27.9 miles mostly between 16-19 mph, according to the splits on > my Apple Watch. Not bad > -- You received this message because you are

Re: [RBW] Re: Speaking of bike loads ...

2022-06-10 Thread Patrick Moore
minded of living in East Africa in the early 90s, and holding onto > trucks to get up long hills just seemed to make sense. The trucks were > slow, so it was the diesel exhaust that was the real danger. > > Thanks for offering that up. > > Cheers, John > > On Friday, June 10

[RBW] Speaking of bike loads ...

2022-06-09 Thread Patrick Moore
y in worn flip flops for hundreds of miles through mud and rain to make a few francs profit -- US$1 - 2000+ Congolese francs. Really, really hard lives. -- ------- Patrick Moore Alburquerque, Nuevo Mexico, Etats Unis d'Amerique, Orbis Terrar

Re: [RBW] Clem Smith Jr. L 59 cm Wheel Sizes

2022-06-08 Thread Patrick Moore
groups.com. > To view this discussion on the web visit > https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/rbw-owners-bunch/b18b70bf-4f4d-4b4d-9791-e93b7c7df90an%40googlegroups.com > <https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/rbw-owners-bunch/b18b70bf-4f4d-4b4d-9791-e93b7c7df90an%40googlegroups.com?utm_med

Re: [RBW] Re: Erik's new Gus. Questions.

2022-06-05 Thread Patrick Moore
gt; On Sun, Jun 5, 2022 at 4:49 PM Patrick Moore wrote: >> >>> Ryan and Hotch: Thanks, but a 3" tire, or rather rims and frame that >>> allow full 3" plumpness of my WTB Rangers, labeled 3", is not a variable; >>> I've long since worked out what I wa

[RBW] Re: Suggestions for smallest-possible reading glasses or monocle

2022-06-05 Thread Patrick Moore
vision to want to hassle with distance-correcting lenses while riding. (I can see fine for bike riding at night as well as in daytime, but for driving I need slight help at night and keep a pair of driving glasses in the car for after sundown). Patrick Moore, who can read his aging iPhone 6S at full

Re: [RBW] Trouble posting help requested

2022-06-05 Thread Patrick Moore
I don't get a "can't do it" message unless I try to send more than 25 MB. How big are your files? And puh *leeze,* all y'all, *attach* big picture files instead of pasting them into the body, which makes the text extend horribly beyond the width of the window. I've taken to simply trashing

Re: [RBW] Re: Erik's new Gus. Questions.

2022-06-05 Thread Patrick Moore
un 5, 2022 at 4:49 PM Patrick Moore wrote: > Ryan and Hotch: Thanks, but a 3" tire, or rather rims and frame that allow > full 3" plumpness of my WTB Rangers, labeled 3", is not a variable; I've > long since worked out what I want, which is not a sand bike but a > san

Re: [RBW] Re: Erik's new Gus. Questions.

2022-06-05 Thread Patrick Moore
s fat tires. 4” or bigger. Get yourself a fat bike with light > carbon rims and fast rolling tires. > > On Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 7:00:20 PM UTC-6 Patrick Moore wrote: > >> Thanks again, Keith. I want to hold out for true 3"/76 mm tires and 5 mm >> clearance at all

Re: [RBW] Re: Clem Smith Jr Update

2022-05-31 Thread Patrick Moore
Blue. [image: image.png] On Tue, May 31, 2022 at 10:30 AM J J wrote: > ... Which loc tite [Loctite] variety do you suggest for the shifters? -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "RBW Owners Bunch" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop

Re: [RBW] Re: Clem Smith Jr Update

2022-05-31 Thread Patrick Moore
I used several pairs of the first-gen Silver bar end shifters extensively and always ended up putting blue Loctite on the mounting bolts to prevent loosening. I daresay beeswax would work too. Silvers are hardly the only shifters that require this treatment, IME. Patrick Moore, currently using

Re: [RBW] Re: ISO: Rene Herse front brake cable hanger, for grooved steerer, ferrule

2022-05-26 Thread Patrick Moore
> > Laing > > On Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 4:49:59 PM UTC-4 Patrick Moore wrote: > >> Does anyone have one of these no longer in use? Grooved, ferrule -- tho' >> I suppose I could file a flat one round to fit my grooveless, flatless >> steerer if the price is righ

Re: [RBW] Re: Erik's new Gus. Questions.

2022-05-25 Thread Patrick Moore
that I like, I will eventually switch to those. > I want fenders,. And the 2.8 tires are fine on dirt but have a little too > much self-steer on hard surfaces. > > On Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 2:55:14 PM UTC-6 Patrick Moore wrote: > >> Thanks, Erik and others. Garth, come to

Re: [RBW] Re: Erik's new Gus. Questions.

2022-05-25 Thread Patrick Moore
-bea6-a3ca85fd1eabn%40googlegroups.com > <https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/rbw-owners-bunch/d8ca52d4-a8b3-499f-bea6-a3ca85fd1eabn%40googlegroups.com?utm_medium=email_source=footer> > . > -- --- Patrick Moore Alburqu

[RBW] ISO: Rene Herse front brake cable hanger, for grooved steerer, ferrule

2022-05-25 Thread Patrick Moore
. Thanks. -- --- Patrick Moore Alburquerque, Nuevo Mexico, Etats Unis d'Amerique, Orbis Terrarum -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "RBW Owners Bunch" group. To unsubscribe from

[RBW] Suggestions for smallest-possible reading glasses or monocle

2022-05-25 Thread Patrick Moore
image.png] -- ------- Patrick Moore Alburquerque, Nuevo Mexico, Etats Unis d'Amerique, Orbis Terrarum -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "RBW Owners Bunch" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails fr

Re: [RBW] My '99 Franklin Custom

2022-05-24 Thread Patrick Moore
which is likely about 400wt merino wool eq. , size large. It had room to > spare as you can see. With the shell it just may fit. > > > On Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 4:27:07 PM UTC-4 Patrick Moore wrote: > >> Very nice, Garth, and I apologize if you've posted before and I forgot

Re: [RBW] My '99 Franklin Custom

2022-05-24 Thread Patrick Moore
> To view this discussion on the web visit > https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/rbw-owners-bunch/a261455a-8a22-4126-b6c1-7d03b1af2ae0n%40googlegroups.com > <https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/rbw-owners-bunch/a261455a-8a22-4126-b6c1-7d03b1af2ae0n%40googlegroups.com?utm_medium=email_source=footer> > . >

Re: [RBW] Blahg and Life and Poster and Meanderings

2022-05-24 Thread Patrick Moore
Garth: Can you post a photo of your Franklin if you haven't already done so? If you have, can you post it again anyway? I like the image of reading the Blahg as a story; that's the way I read it. Susie: Curious about the hillbikes with lng wheelbases. How (question is for everyone) would

Re: [RBW] Re: Cottonwoods in leaf: acequia/ditchbank trail ride

2022-05-24 Thread Patrick Moore
24, 2022 at 9:32 AM Patrick Moore wrote: > ...The water is allocated according to an ancient and as I understand it > unique code of law dating at least to late 16th century; perhaps > pre-Conquest since the Pueblo people started the system that is neither US > common or statute

[RBW] Re: Cottonwoods in leaf: acequia/ditchbank trail ride

2022-05-23 Thread Patrick Moore
That should be 30 + miles, no kidding. On Mon, May 23, 2022 at 3:11 PM Patrick Moore wrote: > Pleasant little jaunt, 15 miles, mostly ditchbank -- rediscovered a nearby > acequia trail that I'd ridden many times before but recently confused with > another, nearby one. The acequi

Re: [RBW] Club Rides On A Racing Platypus

2022-05-22 Thread Patrick Moore
Mensch: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mensch "Standup (gal)." On Sat, May 21, 2022 at 1:29 PM Leah Peterson wrote: > Toshi, YES, this was what I meant at the end of my post. Mine is but a > fraction of the persecution that others face, so I can surely weather this. > I am sorry to hear of

Re: [RBW] Club Rides On A Racing Platypus

2022-05-18 Thread Patrick Moore
Leah: Thanks for more enthralling narrative about the paceline Platypus. Max: Thanks for the interesting "apercus" on paceline etiquette. While reading Max's description of paceline concerns, urgent niggling images of Rivendell Hillbikes in pacelines kept afflicting my imagination, with 75

[RBW] Re: ISO matching-color Problem Solvers Cross Clamp and DT Shifter Mount in silver and 31.8 mm; also indexed left side dt shifter

2022-05-18 Thread Patrick Moore
As usual, forgot some data: I want *hinged clamps* for ease of installation and removal; the clamps will not (yet anyway) be mounted permanently. On Wed, May 18, 2022 at 7:22 AM Patrick Moore wrote: > See photos below. I want to mount a single dt shifter on the top tube to > shift my

[RBW] ISO matching-color Problem Solvers Cross Clamp and DT Shifter Mount in silver and 31.8 mm; also indexed left side dt shifter

2022-05-18 Thread Patrick Moore
. Thanks. -- ------- Patrick Moore Alburquerque, Nuevo Mexico, Etats Unis d'Amerique, Orbis Terrarum -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "RBW Owners Bunch" group. To unsubscribe from this group

Re: [RBW] Re: Self-adjusting Billie bars

2022-05-17 Thread Patrick Moore
Unhappy with the excessively upright position of the North Road bar (steel) on my second, this one 5-speed, Raleigh Sprite, I flipped the bar for a more comfortable position, only to find that, with more weight on the bar, it would slip in the clamp when I hit bumps. I stopped at a bike shop (WDC,

[RBW] Revelate Sweetroll bag has been SOLD!!

2022-05-10 Thread Patrick Moore
Thanks for all the interest. -- --- Patrick Moore Alburquerque, Nuevo Mexico, Etats Unis d'Amerique, Orbis Terrarum -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "RBW Owners Bunch&q

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