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    Today, 09:20 PM
    Username checks out. Damn. Heal up man! I was just thinking of you today--cruising by southbound and had to remind my wife there was a Black...
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    09-23-2022, 09:59 AM
    jono replied to a thread Release the Kraken??? in The Padded Room
    2 thots: 1 pic = 1k words. Got something in your portfolio that gets that point across (with a simple caption)? They're admitting illiteracy, but...
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    09-22-2022, 10:01 PM
    jono replied to a thread Ukraine in The Padded Room
    Wow. All those predictions that One Child would send China into war and so few suggested that they could just act friendly toward a large scale loser...
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    09-21-2022, 09:07 AM
    jono replied to a thread Ask the experts in Sprocket Rockets
    And the spoke count? It'd be awfully convenient if setting spokes x tension the same between two wheels gave the same results. Probably too...
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    09-21-2022, 07:03 AM
    jono replied to a thread Ukraine in The Padded Room
    That last bit explains most of our difficulty: why didn't the invasion of Georgia mean anything to us? Or the second Chechnyan war? At some point it...
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    09-20-2022, 11:59 PM
    jono replied to a thread Ukraine in The Padded Room
    The Germany bashing is a little tired, but change through trade failed China, just to add the biggest example. Back when the US government was...
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    09-20-2022, 07:36 PM
    jono replied to a thread Ask the experts in Sprocket Rockets
    Fatigue doesn't require that the spokes' tension go to zero. If that happens the fraction of a full stress cycle is larger than if it does not, but a...
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    09-20-2022, 03:49 PM
    jono replied to a thread Ask the experts in Sprocket Rockets
    Less heavy/stiff rim seems to be preferred.
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    09-20-2022, 03:01 PM
    jono replied to a thread Ukraine in The Padded Room
    FIFY
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    09-20-2022, 02:28 PM
    jono replied to a thread Ask the experts in Sprocket Rockets
    My prior knowledge aligns with all of that but my prior knowledge also says the rim stiffness is not meaningful. And with aluminum rims I'm sure that...
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    09-20-2022, 11:50 AM
    jono replied to a thread Ask the experts in Sprocket Rockets
    Idle curiosity, but I'd wonder if 4x (still butted or otherwise swaged for more stretch) would be better or worse. They'd be longer with more...
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    09-20-2022, 10:34 AM
    jono replied to a thread Ask the experts in Sprocket Rockets
    Are you guys using butted or straight spokes on these wheels?
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