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04-28-19, 11:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,296
Posted By NOLABIKER

Some of the roads along the route have no...

Some of the roads along the route have no shoulders. I am looking for something that I could use in the back of a cargo van if needed to inflate a tire. Not sure about you, but most people can't...
04-28-19, 08:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,296
Posted By NOLABIKER

air compressor suggestions

Hello everyone.
I volunteer with the local MS bike ride each year. This year I will be driving one of their SAG vans to support the riders. I am looking for a 12 volt air compressor that can...
06-18-18, 09:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,209
Posted By NOLABIKER

So I've put little over 100 miles on the new B190...

So I've put little over 100 miles on the new B190 and it feels like it's breaking in nicely. Only issue I had so far was coming down a pretty big curb that I didn't notice and the seat tilted back on...
05-14-18, 08:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,209
Posted By NOLABIKER

Thanks! I have fenders so I don't think much...

Thanks! I have fenders so I don't think much water will hit the underside of the saddle. And my bikes don't like the rain any more than I do, so the top won't get wet unless caught in a shower while...
05-14-18, 07:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,209
Posted By NOLABIKER

New Brooks B190

I generally ride in an upright position on either my Electra Townie or when I want all eyes on me, the Ghostrider or Rat Fink. After lots of reading on the Brooks website, based on my size and riding...
05-07-18, 07:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,843
Posted By NOLABIKER

Nice bike! I'd add a rear taillight for night...

Nice bike!
I'd add a rear taillight for night riding and something to hold a beverage. Maybe a rear rack with a removable basket for those times you need to carry things. On my Townie, I changed out...
11-25-17, 08:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,048
Posted By NOLABIKER

Congrats on scoring a good deal on your bike. I...

Congrats on scoring a good deal on your bike. I have the Townie 7D and love it. I don't break any speed records but that's not why I am riding. I've done rides up to 23 miles on it and have no...
11-08-17, 01:38 PM
Replies: 1,021
Views: 279,854
Posted By NOLABIKER

Mine is a Nirve Cannibal. They have a model named...

Mine is a Nirve Cannibal. They have a model named Switchblade that is the same frame.
11-06-17, 09:07 AM
Replies: 1,021
Views: 279,854
Posted By NOLABIKER

Thanks! I had surgery on my leg and the weather...

Thanks! I had surgery on my leg and the weather here has been perfect for riding them the last two weeks. Driving me nuts that I can't get on them. Kind of hard to ride a bike with a wound vac stuck...
10-31-17, 08:32 PM
Replies: 1,021
Views: 279,854
Posted By NOLABIKER

A couple of mine. ...

A couple of mine.

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4474/24214885258_7b135a2a38_c.jpg

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4459/38067763701_4f997f9f89_c.jpg
10-04-17, 11:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,116
Posted By NOLABIKER

Are you talking about the rack on the picture of...

Are you talking about the rack on the picture of my Townie? Yes, it's the Townie specific rack.
09-17-17, 09:03 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,124
Posted By NOLABIKER

Anyone have any issues with chaffing on your...

Anyone have any issues with chaffing on your chest with wearing bibs?
Forum: Southeast
09-17-17, 04:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 994
Posted By NOLABIKER

How casual? I've never ridden with this group,...

How casual? I've never ridden with this group, but they look fun. More of a social ride. One day I'll make the ride from the New Orleans area to join them on a ride.
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09-05-17, 07:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,116
Posted By NOLABIKER

I had the shop that I bought it from install...

I had the shop that I bought it from install everything. They suggested that one of the cables be swapped with one for a tandem. Think it was the rear brake cable. But honestly, I think the original...
09-05-17, 06:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,116
Posted By NOLABIKER

Let's try this. ...

Let's try this.
https://photos.app.goo.gl/3xdgxL4spkRRi38f2

From 4th of July: https://photos.app.goo.gl/8N6ty7hvZOWGt7Dg1
09-05-17, 05:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,116
Posted By NOLABIKER

These are the bars I have on the townie: Electra...

These are the bars I have on the townie: Electra Cruiser Handlebar Ape Hanger Black - Handlebars - Parts - Electra Bike Store...
09-05-17, 05:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,116
Posted By NOLABIKER

I've wasted enough time at work this morning...

I've wasted enough time at work this morning trying to get a picture uploaded here. Photobucket, where most of my pictures are, sucks now and using the attachment feature here isn't working. If...
09-05-17, 05:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,116
Posted By NOLABIKER

I love the ape hangers. Very upright riding...

I love the ape hangers. Very upright riding position... and it turns heads wherever I ride it. Lots of big guys like myself stop me and ask about it. Unless they're kind of sketchy looking, I let...
06-16-17, 11:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 911
Posted By NOLABIKER

Just a reminder that this event is tomorrow....

Just a reminder that this event is tomorrow. Slight chance of rain but otherwise it will be hot. See you there.
Forum: Southeast
06-04-17, 09:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 978
Posted By NOLABIKER

One more thing. Don't know if you picked up on it...

One more thing. Don't know if you picked up on it or not. Did you notice the white markings on the asphalt that read something like "In case of emergency, call 911 and give this number"? Those...
Forum: Southeast
06-04-17, 09:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 978
Posted By NOLABIKER

Today turned out to be great weather for riding! ...

Today turned out to be great weather for riding!

I only mentioned the Barley Oak in case you were into all those fancy beers. I'm a Budweiser man myself. Even though the trace is supposed to be...
06-04-17, 08:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 911
Posted By NOLABIKER

2017 Louisiana Bicycle Festival, Abita Springs, LA 6/17/17

Always the Saturday before Father's Day. This year, June 17, 2017. Check out all the information here: Louisiana Bicycle Festival - Abita Springs, Louisiana (http://www.labicyclefestival.com/)
Forum: Southeast
06-04-17, 08:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 978
Posted By NOLABIKER

Oh one more thought. If you drive into Slidell,...

Oh one more thought. If you drive into Slidell, go check out KY's Olde Towne Bicycle Shop. It's not a bicycle shop, but a restaurant. About the same food that the other places have that I listed. You...
Forum: Southeast
06-04-17, 08:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 978
Posted By NOLABIKER

Sorry, just seeing this post this morning. Wish I...

Sorry, just seeing this post this morning. Wish I would have seen it earlier in the week. Could have given you loads of information.

Maps are available at the official trailheads. The one right...
Forum: Introductions
05-01-17, 05:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 512
Posted By NOLABIKER

Hello and welcome to the forum.

Hello and welcome to the forum.
Forum: Introductions
05-01-17, 05:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 444
Posted By NOLABIKER

Hello and welcome to the forum.

Hello and welcome to the forum.
Forum: Introductions
05-01-17, 05:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,113
Posted By NOLABIKER

Hello and welcome to the forum.

Hello and welcome to the forum.
Forum: Introductions
05-01-17, 05:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 378
Posted By NOLABIKER

Hello and welcome to the forum.

Hello and welcome to the forum.
Forum: Introductions
05-01-17, 05:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 374
Posted By NOLABIKER

Hello and welcome to the forum.

Hello and welcome to the forum.
Forum: Introductions
05-01-17, 05:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By NOLABIKER

Hello and welcome to the forum.

Hello and welcome to the forum.
Forum: Introductions
05-01-17, 05:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,407
Posted By NOLABIKER

Hello and welcome to the forum.

Hello and welcome to the forum.
Forum: Introductions
05-01-17, 05:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 642
Posted By NOLABIKER

Hello and welcome to the forum.

Hello and welcome to the forum.
Forum: Introductions
05-01-17, 05:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 732
Posted By NOLABIKER

Hello and welcome to the forum.

Hello and welcome to the forum.
Forum: Introductions
05-01-17, 05:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 812
Posted By NOLABIKER

Hello and welcome to the forum.

Hello and welcome to the forum.
Forum: Introductions
05-01-17, 05:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 415
Posted By NOLABIKER

Hello and welcome to the forum.

Hello and welcome to the forum.
Forum: Introductions
05-01-17, 05:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By NOLABIKER

Hello and welcome to the forum.

Hello and welcome to the forum.
04-05-17, 09:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,759
Posted By NOLABIKER

I have an Electra Townie 7D and I assure you that...

I have an Electra Townie 7D and I assure you that contrary to all the pictures on their website, they are not just for yuppies. THere was a free concert this past Friday at a trailhead along a...
01-19-17, 11:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 11,578
Posted By NOLABIKER

YOUR, not YOU'RE. Get MY point?

YOUR, not YOU'RE.

Get MY point?
01-18-17, 12:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 11,578
Posted By NOLABIKER

My LBS has lots of Electra's with internal hubs.

My LBS has lots of Electra's with internal hubs.
11-21-16, 12:15 PM
Replies: 1,021
Views: 279,854
Posted By NOLABIKER

I said "if you have one near you" thinking that...

I said "if you have one near you" thinking that you might get free shipping to the store. But check the site anyway, they may be running a shipping promo for the holidays. Good luck.
11-21-16, 12:10 PM
Replies: 1,021
Views: 279,854
Posted By NOLABIKER

Check out kohls.com if you have one close to you....

Check out kohls.com if you have one close to you. May find a better price.
11-03-16, 05:36 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,645
Posted By NOLABIKER

I'm thinking of getting either a Brooks B67 or...

I'm thinking of getting either a Brooks B67 or B190 to use on my Electra Townie. I had ape hanger handlebars installed to sit even more upright. Longest rides are on a flat trail anywhere from 15 to...
10-26-16, 04:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 11,578
Posted By NOLABIKER

I love my Townie 7D. I'm on my second one in two...

I love my Townie 7D. I'm on my second one in two years...long story.

I mostly ride a flat trail near the house. Having the additional gears comes in handy when I need them on some of the streets...
10-11-16, 04:37 AM
Replies: 1,021
Views: 279,854
Posted By NOLABIKER

Looks like a real bike to me! Congrats on...

Looks like a real bike to me!

Congrats on the Giant Simple. Be sure to post some pictures when you get it in.
08-15-16, 04:17 AM
Replies: 1,021
Views: 279,854
Posted By NOLABIKER

Yep, that was me. I appreciate you looking for...

Yep, that was me. I appreciate you looking for me. I found one at a place in California. Placed the order with three other items. After a week I emailed them and asked what the status of the order...
08-14-16, 04:03 PM
Replies: 1,021
Views: 279,854
Posted By NOLABIKER

I love my Townie 7D. I'll have to get a picture...

I love my Townie 7D. I'll have to get a picture to post here. If you ever want to sell that trunk bag, let me know. I've been searching all over for one with no luck yet. I know Electra discontinued...
05-29-16, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1,021
Views: 279,854
Posted By NOLABIKER

I'm not familiar with either of them. You may...

I'm not familiar with either of them. You may want to try posting over in ratrodbikes.com if you don't get any help here. Awesome find by the way.
Replies: 0
Views: 944
Posted By NOLABIKER

My experience with my LBS

Below is a copy of the email that I sent to my local bike shop (Bike Zone in Covington, LA) after my recent Electra Townie purchase. I received a reply from the owner a couple of days later and he...
Forum: Commuting
05-11-16, 01:53 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,787
Posted By NOLABIKER

Can we put to rest the argument that you can't...

Can we put to rest the argument that you can't find a MIPS helmet for around $50???
Here's one on Amazon for $44.95 Amazon.com: Bell 2016 Traverse Active Bike Helmet (Matte Black Repose - One Size):...
Forum: Commuting
05-11-16, 11:19 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,787
Posted By NOLABIKER

I think that's just a little over my $50 budget....

I think that's just a little over my $50 budget. :)
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