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Forum: Folding Bikes
09-09-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,451
Posted By tcs

(Hey, we all know what it's like on Bike Forums:...

(Hey, we all know what it's like on Bike Forums: resurrect an old thread, and everybody is all 'Why didn't you start a new one?" Start a new thread, and it's "There's already been a thread on this -...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-03-20, 06:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,052
Posted By tcs

Just one hundred years too late! Peugeot...

Just one hundred years too late! Peugeot produced their 'Captain Gerard' folding bike for a quarter-century or more (~1896~1920) in both consumer and military trim. I believe this was the world's...
Forum: Touring
08-31-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,905
Posted By tcs

A valid and pertinent comment, but I asked what...

A valid and pertinent comment, but I asked what the cyclists in those historical pictures would themselves at the time would have said they were doing, not what anyone would (re)define it as today.
...
Forum: Touring
08-30-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,905
Posted By tcs

I wonder what they called what they were doing at...

I wonder what they called what they were doing at the time?

Ian Hibell on the way back from Machu Picchu in the 1970s:
...
Forum: Touring
08-28-20, 04:25 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,905
Posted By tcs

This fellow, cycle touring in North Cornwall near...

This fellow, cycle touring in North Cornwall near Bude, just wore his backpack. :roflmao:
...
Forum: Touring
08-28-20, 07:02 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,905
Posted By tcs

It's a thing, folks. ...

It's a thing, folks.

https://bikepacking.com/?s=basket

74 year old Nils Gustaf Hākansson (a.k.a. Stålfarfar) cycletouring from Sweden to the Holy Land in 1959:
...
Forum: Touring
08-07-20, 09:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 699
Posted By tcs

The Black Hills and Badlands are long-time...

The Black Hills and Badlands are long-time cycletouring meccas. These are anomalous areas in the Great Plains as a whole.

More typical is the Rita Blanca National Grassland:
...
Forum: Touring
08-07-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 699
Posted By tcs

I'm a son of the Great Plains. I love the Great...

I'm a son of the Great Plains. I love the Great Plains, but I've found over my life that almost all folks that aren't from the Great Plains "don't get it".

I don't want to put anyone off, but be...
Forum: Texas
08-05-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 753
Posted By tcs

Fun fact: It's one of just three road tunnels in...

Fun fact: It's one of just three road tunnels in Texas - and none are on state highways!
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-26-20, 09:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 952
Posted By tcs

Brompton wins copyright case against Chedech in Belgian court

https://cyclingindustry.news/brompton-wins-out-in-copyright-case-against-get2get/

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Forum: Folding Bikes
07-25-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 2,452
Views: 680,168
Posted By tcs

If you look on various national distributor and...

If you look on various national distributor and dealers' websites you might see all manner of max rider weights listed, along with humorously fictional component listings. Oh, Dahon. Sigh.

Anyway,...
Forum: Touring
07-05-20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,058
Posted By tcs

Dahon Curl ...

Dahon Curl

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Drops right into an 'airline legal'...
Forum: Texas
06-30-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 753
Posted By tcs

If you've ever wondered why they call it the...

If you've ever wondered why they call it the "Hill Country"...

...
Forum: Touring
06-29-20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,446
Posted By tcs

FWIW the old Hurt Report found that the cycle's...

FWIW the old Hurt Report found that the cycle's color was immaterial with motorcycle accidents. It was out of this study that the US requirement for motorcycles to run lights in the daytime came...
Forum: Texas
06-21-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 753
Posted By tcs

Texas Pass Hunting - yes, really!

‘Do you like mountain peaks or passes best?’

‘Passes. They lead somewhere.’ - Islandia by Austin Tappan Wright


Cycling in the Covid-19 era: no rallies, no pay rides, no races, no tours...no...
Forum: Touring
06-09-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,100
Posted By tcs

Different jurisdictions and locales have...

Different jurisdictions and locales have different requirements for bicycles, but for international cycle tourists, there are just three requirements to operate your bike in another country: a brake,...
Forum: Touring
06-09-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,100
Posted By tcs

Lion. Word. Alpha and omega. Rich, full...

Lion. Word. Alpha and omega. Rich, full overtones. Sustain into next week. Endorsed by Quasimodo. Suitable for ringing the Nine Tailors. Has a written part in Josef Strauss' Vélocipéde Polka. ...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-02-20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 424
Posted By tcs

Roll back of US tariffs on Chinese folders?

Just saw ttps://www.bicycleretailer.com/industry-news/2020/01/02/ustr-grants-tariff-exclusion-most-kids-bikes#.Xg4g1xdKjYs...
12-31-19, 12:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,732
Posted By tcs

Mr. Heine has gone to considerable lengths to...

Mr. Heine has gone to considerable lengths to create a French cycling mythology to promote his business, NTTAWWT.

Schwinn bicycle histories in Crown & Coleman's No Hands and Pridmore & Hurd's...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-31-19, 11:31 AM
Replies: 354
Views: 84,322
Posted By tcs

Uh, there are untold millions of folding bikes...

Uh, there are untold millions of folding bikes from dozens of reputable manufacturers running around the world just fine. 'Exploring a city' seems pretty minor.

https://youtu.be/YbiKj5EYXm0
12-28-19, 09:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,711
Posted By tcs

Reductio ad absurdum: ...

Reductio ad absurdum:

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Off to the 3D printer to...
Forum: Touring
12-26-19, 02:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,050
Posted By tcs

Never ridden it, but I dunno, seems nice enough...

Never ridden it, but I dunno, seems nice enough to me:

https://youtu.be/tiN0Hy0mUA8

There's an amazing world of journeys just waiting out there, but it's hard to think of another first tour...
12-22-19, 06:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,142
Posted By tcs

Take A Look (clipped to helmet): ...

Take A Look (clipped to helmet):

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12-16-19, 09:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,973
Posted By tcs

I got $1000 that says I wrote every word in that...

I got $1000 that says I wrote every word in that post myself. How about it, shelbyfv and Cougrrcj, wanna put your money where your mouth is?

What led you to your conclusions without ascertaining...
12-16-19, 06:47 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,884
Posted By tcs

Lion. Word. Alpha and omega. Sustain into next...

Lion. Word. Alpha and omega. Sustain into next week. Endorsed by Quasimodo. Suitable for ringing the Nine Tailors. Has a written part in Josef Strauss' Vélocipéde Polka.
...
12-16-19, 11:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,973
Posted By tcs

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12-16-19, 07:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,973
Posted By tcs

An American cycle tours in Europe, 16 December 1944

On December 16th, 1944, American doctor Major Clifford Graves went on a short cycle tour in Eastern Belgium.


Dr. Graves was a combat surgeon supporting the 106th Division and enjoying a quiet...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-14-19, 08:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 648
Posted By tcs

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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12-13-19, 07:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,774
Posted By tcs

Alex Moulton Bikes have made small numbers of...

Alex Moulton Bikes have made small numbers of stainless models for a couple of decades. But the 'production' bike that comes to mind is the humble little DaHon Classic Stainless folding bike of the...
12-04-19, 11:46 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 9,661
Posted By tcs

Ever wonder why the styrofoam that lasts...

Ever wonder why the styrofoam that lasts thousands of years in the landfill (or wetlands) breaks down in a few years in a bike helmet?

Helmet age testing:
https://helmets.org/helmetlineraging.htm
12-04-19, 11:43 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 9,661
Posted By tcs

I had a fella at the LBS tell me the helmet age...

I had a fella at the LBS tell me the helmet age 'rule'. I pointed out that the helmet I was holding had been manufactured eight months prior and requested a prorated price. He further explained...
12-02-19, 12:18 PM
Replies: 3,661
Views: 519,409
Posted By tcs

Fall in North Texas. Swiss Avenue, Dallas: ...

Fall in North Texas. Swiss Avenue, Dallas:

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Forum: Folding Bikes
11-30-19, 03:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 541
Posted By tcs

The curious Hub & Axle 'Pocket Bike'

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This bike is known to me only through this single line drawing in...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-30-19, 02:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,849
Posted By tcs

Also offered in black and white, depending on the...

Also offered in black and white, depending on the color of your current folder....
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-28-19, 10:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 547
Posted By tcs

Folding bikes circa 1989

From Practical Sailor magazine, May 1989. Perhaps surprisingly, the Strida, Montague and Moulton are still in production (in updated, improved models). Dahon has of course gone on to become the...
11-24-19, 12:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,294
Posted By tcs

The Cateye TL-LD1100 comes to mind. No longer in...

The Cateye TL-LD1100 comes to mind. No longer in production; new and used examples are available on eBay. It has a bit of a cult following and tends to be pricey. Review here: Cateye TL-LD1100...
11-19-19, 10:28 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 19,465
Posted By tcs

My then 8 y.o. stepdaughter was diagnosed 25...

My then 8 y.o. stepdaughter was diagnosed 25 years ago with brain cancer. So the doctors cut out part of her brain and blasted the rest with radiation and chemo. She's vision impaired, hearing...
11-19-19, 10:15 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,273
Posted By tcs

Coasting.

Coasting.
11-18-19, 08:19 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 19,465
Posted By tcs

The oldest finisher at this year's 750-mile...

The oldest finisher at this year's 750-mile Paris-Brest-Paris randonneur was 75 y.o. Pierre Dubois. Just sayin'.
11-18-19, 08:13 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 19,465
Posted By tcs

Hmm. Suppose I'd quit riding if I went blind. ...

Hmm. Suppose I'd quit riding if I went blind.

https://youtu.be/mVZhCT4u2nk
11-18-19, 08:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,181
Posted By tcs

55y.o. Richard Thoday breaks LEJoG record - on penny farthing!

Cyclists have raced from Lands End at the tip of Cornwall to John o'Groats at the tip of Scotland since 1885. This past summer 55 y.o. Richard Thoday broke C.P. Mills' 133-year-old record for riding...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-17-19, 09:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,791
Posted By tcs

Note: The Brompton B75 is a three-speed. ...

Note: The Brompton B75 is a three-speed.

https://youtu.be/VZ2ok3rJUSI
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-14-19, 09:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,791
Posted By tcs

Compare to a brand new B75. That's all I'm...

Compare to a brand new B75. That's all I'm asking. Just compare. :)

https://us.brompton.com/bikes/b75-bike
11-12-19, 07:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,599
Posted By tcs

Any internet discussion of IGH lubrication will...

Any internet discussion of IGH lubrication will bring claims & proponents ranging from classified stuff smuggled out of the JPL to lard. :giver:
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-09-19, 06:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,287
Posted By tcs

BikeFriday issued a 'handlepost might snap off...

BikeFriday issued a 'handlepost might snap off and you might die' recall on my tikit. I immediately contacted them for a replacement part, which they acknowledged. Five months later I inquired...
11-07-19, 08:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,024
Posted By tcs

Sturmey-Archer AM. Word. That Shimano...

Sturmey-Archer AM. Word.

That Shimano 5-speed is like a normal three-speed with gears 2B and 3B; i.e. the top four gears are closer ratio than 1 is to 2. The deal with all Shimano IGHs with...
11-07-19, 08:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,599
Posted By tcs

That's cool. Like Brother Dave said, 'Everybody's...

That's cool. Like Brother Dave said, 'Everybody's got their own kick going.'

As I'm sure dedhed knows but some of you might not, 75W-90 gear oil has the same range of viscosity as 10-W40 motor...
11-05-19, 08:07 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 18,181
Posted By tcs

Peter Gabriel's unmistakable ride: ...

Peter Gabriel's unmistakable ride:

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11-05-19, 08:05 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 18,181
Posted By tcs

Here's an easier one than John's bike: ...

Here's an easier one than John's bike:

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Reporter:...
11-05-19, 08:04 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 18,181
Posted By tcs

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