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08-10-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,497
Posted By fietsbob

Pogies are the Alaska Cross country winter bike...

Pogies are the Alaska Cross country winter bike rider's option.. like sleeping bags you put your hands in..

...
08-10-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,321
Posted By fietsbob

Well you're stuck then.. So, what do you plan to...

Well you're stuck then.. So, what do you plan to do? Did you measure it independently, yourself.. ?

FWIW.. I Own a BridgeStone Road Bike.. it came with a 27.0 seat post,, marketplace has a lot...
08-10-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 115
Posted By fietsbob

TRP has an 8.4 cm arm now.....

TRP has an 8.4 cm arm now.. https://trpcycling.com/product/cx-8-4/ You may find the red ones somewhere..
Forum: Foo
08-10-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 10,861
Views: 2,259,232
Posted By fietsbob

https://scontent-sjc3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/1167...

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08-10-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 556
Posted By fietsbob

Maxway Ltd TW is a large go-to for steel bikes,...

Maxway Ltd TW is a large go-to for steel bikes, many companies hire their services..
Forum: Recumbent
08-10-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By fietsbob

https://bicycleman.com/rans-rocket-recumbent-bike/...

https://bicycleman.com/rans-rocket-recumbent-bike/

Mudguards?
Forum: Recumbent
08-10-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By fietsbob

Containers

A TEU, approx 8' x 8' x 20' is a standard unit (http://www.marinenotes.in/2012/06/what-is-teu-twenty-foot-equivalent-unit.html)
see Marine shipping containers...
Forum: Touring
08-10-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 202
Posted By fietsbob

Long ago I sewed My own but were on my commuting...

Long ago I sewed My own but were on my commuting bike when it was stolen circa 89..
08-10-20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 5,038
Posted By fietsbob

I could still take pictures of stuff until I...

I could still take pictures of stuff until I return to the cell tower area..

Late adopter Still not very dependent on it..





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Forum: Folding Bikes
08-10-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 486
Posted By fietsbob

Ah She (Juliane Neuß) ...

Ah She (Juliane Neuß) (https://www.junik-hpv.de/html/brompton_tuning.htm)
. of the Brompton recumbent Kit.
{My computer locked up using that link, so caution advised}




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Forum: Folding Bikes
08-10-20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 10,938
Posted By fietsbob

The Tikit Fold included a handle bar mast ...

The Tikit Fold included a handle bar mast catch that kept the front wheel pointed straight
and could be lifted by a handle in the rear section and rolled on its front wheel, folded.

but that...
08-10-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 901
Posted By fietsbob

Yea Use Binoculars from a safe distance..

Yea Use Binoculars from a safe distance..
08-10-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 115
Posted By fietsbob

No Drop bar Brifters are Linear pull the ones...

No Drop bar Brifters are Linear pull the ones that are dont have the shifting mech integrated..


if the tire is not too fat you can fit a Mini V brake the arms are shorter so demand less cable...
08-10-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 382
Posted By fietsbob

Lined for sweat absorbance, and snug fitting so...

Lined for sweat absorbance, and snug fitting so fabric on the outside is like a 2nd skin rubbing it against thy saddle rather than your hide,
is the established plan..

maybe you need a doubled ...
08-10-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,321
Posted By fietsbob

Digital or vernier calipers can measure thickness...

Digital or vernier calipers can measure thickness of soda /beer cans to use as shims..
08-10-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,321
Posted By fietsbob

seat posts are in even numbers of 10ths of a mm.....

seat posts are in even numbers of 10ths of a mm.. your measurement is off. its either 25.8 or 25.6..

you can find seatpost sizing shim sleeves with a 25.4 ID & either OD... OD of 25,8 is 0.2 mm...
08-10-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 157
Posted By fietsbob

camera wont measure

Bike shop tool is made for that ... https://www.parktool.com/product/frame-and-fork-end-alignment-gauge-set-ffg-2?category=Frame%20%26%20Fork

or take a length of All Thread* & 4 nuts..
Cut the...
08-10-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 775
Posted By fietsbob

BITD, simpler times, when asked what gear are you...

BITD, simpler times, when asked what gear are you in the reply was like " my 42:16" ..







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08-10-20, 09:31 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,171
Posted By fietsbob

Nope they, loose lower gear cogs, even dug into...

Nope they, loose lower gear cogs, even dug into steel driver splines , but, yes, to make hubs lighter Al & Ti drivers are very incompatible..
08-10-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 556
Posted By fietsbob

AlAn bikes Italy (https://alanbike.it/en/) ...

AlAn bikes Italy (https://alanbike.it/en/)

https://alanbike.it/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/super-gravel-scandium-gt.jpg

Carbon https://alanbike.it/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/XTREME-GRAVEL-GT.jpg
08-10-20, 09:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 133
Posted By fietsbob

Mine is newer a bit.. Tig Welded (same fork,...

Mine is newer a bit.. Tig Welded (same fork, though) I got it in 90, now Has older parts & <C> race triple ,
shift & brake on top tube, only front D on the down tube, Under BB routing..
08-10-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 133
Posted By fietsbob

I have a Pinarello Cross too , forbid the selling...

I have a Pinarello Cross too , forbid the selling shop from cutting any off the fork

Paulcomp funky monkey 7/ 8 will do the hanger substitute nicely...
08-10-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 133
Posted By fietsbob

1, Count threads in the locknut & compare ? ...

1, Count threads in the locknut & compare ?


Lose the centerpull hanger in the stack on the fork and get one that grips the stem quill and you have more thread available..
Or,
fit Mini V brake,...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-09-20, 09:16 PM
Replies: 2,338
Views: 368,345
Posted By fietsbob

04, Old thread, it Break down Yet? I see that...

04, Old thread, it Break down Yet? I see that orange one is toast..
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-09-20, 09:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 486
Posted By fietsbob

Stock Brompton. now, is about a 24" virtual top...

Stock Brompton. now, is about a 24" virtual top tube.. so, yea, that guy must be rather tall ..
Forum: Touring
08-09-20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 116
Posted By fietsbob

https://the-hollywood-gossip-res.cloudinary.com/iu...

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More Geeks...
08-09-20, 08:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 139
Posted By fietsbob

Shimano has those too , get the one with the...

Shimano has those too , get the one with the very robust 4 point removal interface & the tool.







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08-09-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 279
Posted By fietsbob

Perhaps your spoke length calculation was off, ...

Perhaps your spoke length calculation was off, by being too long by that 3~4 mm?
08-09-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,171
Posted By fietsbob

It has been been demonstrated, in time, Loose,...

It has been been demonstrated, in time, Loose, separate , cogs, climbing, dug into the freehub driver splines,
Forum: Foo
08-09-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 10,861
Views: 2,259,232
Posted By fietsbob

https://scontent-sjc3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/1171...

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08-09-20, 08:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 160
Posted By fietsbob

Only hole in a tubeless rim is for the valve stem...

Only hole in a tubeless rim is for the valve stem , Otherwise you are converting something else and trying to make it air tight..
08-09-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 208
Posted By fietsbob

Off in a can, soaking, then you clean everything...

Off in a can, soaking, then you clean everything else..
08-09-20, 07:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 352
Posted By fietsbob

I mix it Up, I have both, using both any how, its...

I mix it Up, I have both, using both any how, its unimportant..
mostly it's Moto ..

Touring , grabbing the left rear , let me catch my breath on a super steep hill in 'the 2 foot gear' & not have...
Forum: Commuting
08-09-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 405
Posted By fietsbob

Its showing off that you have a belt drive, and...

Its showing off that you have a belt drive, and spent that big bucks..

mostly ... and weighs less

But a chain sight unseen is Ignored virtually never oiled

Nothing is perfect.. Grit is...
08-09-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 556
Posted By fietsbob

Even Richey uses contract manufacturing in...

Even Richey uses contract manufacturing in Taiwan..

Yes Campagnolo built a manufacturing division in Romania to cut overhead costs..

Magura and Rohloff are German..
Forum: Touring
08-09-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By fietsbob

a Pink Bike would be excellent with those , very...

a Pink Bike would be excellent with those , very Miami..
08-09-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,171
Posted By fietsbob

call Mr. Pabody & Sherman for some time...

call Mr. Pabody & Sherman for some time traveling ..

https://i.ytimg.com/vi/R3v8K-1J8H0/hqdefault.jpg
08-09-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By fietsbob

Those are accessories... I go fetch groceries...

Those are accessories...
I go fetch groceries in my Ortlieb Panniers they come off easily and I fill them , myself,
(as covid required, shop has no baggers ) they charge for carry out bags now.
...
08-09-20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 138
Posted By fietsbob

Be realistic! :rolleyes: look for 26" x 2 "...

Be realistic! :rolleyes: look for 26" x 2 " (close enough) 50-559.. something more common.
08-09-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 348
Posted By fietsbob

Yea, Buy a different Bike..

Yea, Buy a different Bike..
Forum: Foo
08-09-20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 10,861
Views: 2,259,232
Posted By fietsbob

https://scontent-sjc3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/1168...

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08-09-20, 04:10 PM
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-09-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By fietsbob

Front piece in David Henshaw's Brompton Book...

Front piece in David Henshaw's Brompton Book shows the Grout portable penny farthing with a 4 quadrant folding wheel..

[ [url]https://db0nus869y26v.cloudfront.net/en/Portable_bicycle }

The...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-09-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 10,938
Posted By fietsbob

Costco has Big ones..

Costco has Big ones..
08-09-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 20,486
Posted By fietsbob

Tom Vernon, Author, of books fat man on a...

Tom Vernon, Author, of books fat man on a bicycle...
08-09-20, 03:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 185
Posted By fietsbob

Realistically...

I suggest finding the arch supports first, then go shopping for the bike shoes, in person.
08-09-20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 775
Posted By fietsbob

basic Math

front T number turns cog T number in a ratio.. eg 44:22 - 2:1

. multiply that by diameter of wheel typically inches,

optionally calculate circumference

gives you how far you go every crank...
08-09-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,169
Posted By fietsbob

You can buy a preset torque key if you do a lot...

You can buy a preset torque key if you do a lot of them.. know what torque is specified?
08-09-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By fietsbob

Question Sales Campaign?

Mountain bike.. 26", 27.5(650B), 29er.

Trekking bike 26" (47-559) Mine : ...
08-09-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 189
Posted By fietsbob

My # 1 on indexing is the derailleur hanger...

My # 1 on indexing is the derailleur hanger alignment ... new 10 is more critical than old 5 x 2 10 speeds..
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