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I'm a Computer (Web) Programmer/Analyst based in Anchorage, AK and Minneapolis, MN. I use (among other things) ASP.NET, C# and SQL Server.

I build things. Bicycles, computers, websites, guitars, cars, motorcycles, sound sytems... lots of things.


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Dec
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comment Does anyone make a split seat clamp?
Would I then need to remove the seat to remove the seat post, and need allen wrenches with me? My goal here is to make it quickly removable on the fly without tools.
Dec
7
comment Does anyone make a split seat clamp?
Are there any quick release levers that are set up to use flat flanges? Usually the clamp is radiused to fit the lever. Is there a similar aluminum quick release clamp I could buy just for the quick release?
Dec
7
comment Does anyone make a split seat clamp?
I have 2 of the equivalent of the DMR style pieces on there, and I just don't think they're strong enough. The Staff-Lok Collar would be, though - I think I'll try one of those if there isn't a bicycle-purposed one. Thanks!
Dec
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asked Does anyone make a split seat clamp?
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Sep
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accepted What alternative spoke lacing patterns exist (that make a decent wheel)?
Sep
11
accepted Can I lace my hub with all inward or outward facing spoke heads?
Sep
11
accepted What physically makes chainrings have a specific speed compatibility?
Sep
11
accepted Why is my chain riding up and skipping teeth on the freewheel?
Sep
8
comment What tricks do you use to avoid damaging cables when adjusting the gears?
I have never heard of such a thing, nor ever found it necessary or desirable. If it's that important, solder it together with some silver solder before you crimp it; but this seems unnecessary to the extreme.
Sep
6
comment What tricks do you use to avoid damaging cables when adjusting the gears?
I suppose some superglue might help initially, but once it's clamped once there it'll break the glue's bonds with the wires. I've never concerned myself with the flattened cable section - it doesn't fray the cable when it's clamped beforehand.
Sep
5
answered What tricks do you use to avoid damaging cables when adjusting the gears?
Sep
3
answered What is the bicycle Danny MacAskill uses in his “Way Back Home” video?
Aug
31
answered How do I make a road brake lever work alongside a mtb brake lever
Aug
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answered Is it possible to perform tricks with 100% safety during commuting?
Aug
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comment How does a two wheel drive bike work?
I'd like this reopened, but I can't vote for such. In any case: OP, Christini shows how their AWD system works, with a driveshaft that runs inside the frame tubes from the rear wheel to the front. It's detailed with a great video here: christinibicycles.com/tech.php