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07-15-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 677
Posted By Bigbus

A lot of people here in the states have no clue...

A lot of people here in the states have no clue what your riding conditions are unless they've been stationed or have spent time somewhere OS. Just based on your inflections and descriptions, I think...
07-13-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 677
Posted By Bigbus

Brings back memories...:) :beer:

Brings back memories...:) :beer:
07-13-20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 677
Posted By Bigbus

Those old tire rubbing generators create a lot of...

Those old tire rubbing generators create a lot of resistance even without a load on them. I actually prefer the playing card (vintage sports cards work in a pinch) and clothespins. The more cards=the...
07-13-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 263
Posted By Bigbus

I'd prefer you stay on topic. ADS :rolleyes:

I'd prefer you stay on topic. ADS :rolleyes:
07-12-20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 263
Posted By Bigbus

How did we go from recumbent to tandem?

How did we go from recumbent to tandem?
07-11-20, 04:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 263
Posted By Bigbus

That just looks so wrong!

That just looks so wrong!
07-10-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 263
Posted By Bigbus

NO! I can see someone gravel biking on a...

NO! I can see someone gravel biking on a recumbent, but definitely not trails that are normal for a mountain biker. I envision all kinds of bad in that scenario. Sorry, no, I have not ridden a...
07-09-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,083
Posted By Bigbus

Sorry, I didn't even realize that was a troll. I...

Sorry, I didn't even realize that was a troll. I put him up there because it's how I envisioned you on the side of the road banging your wheel against a rock and thought it was hilarious. My bad....
07-09-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 721
Posted By Bigbus

I'm taking my own advice now since you can't...

I'm taking my own advice now since you can't believe everything the news publishes. It's been working really well for me. :wtf:
07-09-20, 02:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,083
Posted By Bigbus

:troll:

:troll:
07-08-20, 06:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 485
Posted By Bigbus

I have one just like it on my mountain bike. The...

I have one just like it on my mountain bike. The salty air here is causing the aluminum to corrode, but it still works and yes, I had to engineer it to get it on the bike, (full suspension) but it...
07-08-20, 06:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,083
Posted By Bigbus

My internet is really slow today. Keeps kicking...

My internet is really slow today. Keeps kicking me off. Anyway, I tackled my tacoed wheel and got it reasonably ironed out, but the cogs looked wobbly when I got it all back together. Something in...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-07-20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 461
Posted By Bigbus

Or you understand the way of business and know...

Or you understand the way of business and know how to make it work for you.
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-06-20, 08:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 461
Posted By Bigbus

Craigslist and local community bulletin boards...

Craigslist and local community bulletin boards would be a good start.
07-05-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 672
Posted By Bigbus

I bought several sets off the bay. Only paid...

I bought several sets off the bay. Only paid $5.US from China for the first set. They worked for working out but I couldn't hear them when I rode my bike due to wind noise. Then I bought some for...
07-04-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 446
Posted By Bigbus

Pedal choice is like saddle choice, personal...

Pedal choice is like saddle choice, personal preference goes a long way. What style of pedal are you considering? I personally prefer platforms. I just put on a new set of Rockbros 4.10 platform...
07-03-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 222
Posted By Bigbus

Reading through the post it sounds to me like you...

Reading through the post it sounds to me like you have a chain link binding. I would check each link with my fingers and make certain there aren't any tight links that won't pivot easily between your...
07-02-20, 09:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 338
Posted By Bigbus

And this sums up why I will never build a wheel...

And this sums up why I will never build a wheel LOL Thank you.
07-01-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 338
Posted By Bigbus

This is a (real) wheel question, not meaning to...

This is a (real) wheel question, not meaning to hijack the thread, but how do you determine what spoke length you'll need when all you have is a hub and a rim? I will never build a wheel, but I'm one...
07-01-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,083
Posted By Bigbus

I got up this morning all set to tackle my bent...

I got up this morning all set to tackle my bent rim and then remembered the old rim I took off last year and thought, "why not just swap the cogs?" A long story short, free wheels and free hubs are...
07-01-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,083
Posted By Bigbus

I got my first Pringle yesterday doing something...

I got my first Pringle yesterday doing something stupid and found this post very relevant. Thank you,
06-29-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 333
Posted By Bigbus

https://www.bikeradar.com/advice/buyers-guides/the...

https://www.bikeradar.com/advice/buyers-guides/the-complete-guide-to-bottom-bracket-standards/

Just a little help with your research.
06-28-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 333
Posted By Bigbus

I would go with a square taper and sealed...

I would go with a square taper and sealed cartridge only because that's what I have on all my current bikes (after upgrading some old loose bearing BBs) and I have all the necessary tools for doing...
Forum: Foo
06-27-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,154
Posted By Bigbus

Did your app win the deal? If not, he's got 4...

Did your app win the deal? If not, he's got 4 available. Just add S&H woohoo!
06-26-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,326
Posted By Bigbus

I did some research a while back when some...

I did some research a while back when some spinning fool told me at my age (70) I was going to blow out my knees if I keep mashing. I haven't been able to come up with anything more than opinions-no...
06-26-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,326
Posted By Bigbus

Is that "break" perpendicular to the crack? Or...

Is that "break" perpendicular to the crack? Or does it run parallel?
Forum: Introductions
06-25-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 218
Posted By Bigbus

Welcome from a fellow Gopher! Fortunately I...

Welcome from a fellow Gopher! Fortunately I tunneled out while the ground was thawed. ;)
06-25-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,939
Posted By Bigbus

I ordered me some half finger tactical gloves...

I ordered me some half finger tactical gloves today for less than $5. pair. I'll give an update when they arrive. ;)
Forum: Foo
06-24-20, 09:50 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,167
Posted By Bigbus

Can I get one of your PMs? Please, pretty...

Can I get one of your PMs? Please, pretty please...
06-24-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 371
Posted By Bigbus

kinky...;)

kinky...;)
06-24-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 371
Posted By Bigbus

Careful, this is a family thread...:twitchy:

Careful, this is a family thread...:twitchy:
Forum: Foo
06-24-20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,167
Posted By Bigbus

That's what riding a bike will do for ya...

That's what riding a bike will do for ya...
06-23-20, 07:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,042
Posted By Bigbus

I have helped build many miles of trails for both...

I have helped build many miles of trails for both motorized and non-motorized use. Not all trails will be marked with regard to direction of flow because signs cost money and they actually do wear...
06-23-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 371
Posted By Bigbus

Your limiter screws are out of adjustment. A very...

Your limiter screws are out of adjustment. A very simple fix that takes less than a minute. There are limiters on the front derailleur and on the rear. When set properly they prevent your derailleurs...
Forum: Foo
06-23-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,167
Posted By Bigbus

What's this country coming to? :troll:

What's this country coming to? :troll:
06-21-20, 09:52 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,939
Posted By Bigbus

I go through a pair of Mechanix Cycle gloves a...

I go through a pair of Mechanix Cycle gloves a year. I wear them for the knuckle protection but the palm surface wears out really fast. (hard pliable rubber over the knuckle area) You only have to...
06-21-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,724
Posted By Bigbus

[QUOTE=fietsbob;21546291]The Basics: little in...

[QUOTE=fietsbob;21546291]The Basics: little in the front Big in the back .. a 56 or 54 BCD Granny on a triple can have a 20t..


[Brompton 16" wheel 2 speed geared crank ,in low range, the pedals...
06-21-20, 02:36 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,724
Posted By Bigbus

Blimey mate, you need a mountain bike with 27...

Blimey mate, you need a mountain bike with 27 speeds. That'll get you down to around .65 ratio on the low end without sacrificing on the high end, which it appears will be mostly down hill anyway....
06-21-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 267
Posted By Bigbus

OP says he has a 7 spd Nexus hub.

OP says he has a 7 spd Nexus hub.
06-21-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 267
Posted By Bigbus

You bought an 1/8" single speed chain and you...

You bought an 1/8" single speed chain and you need a 3/32" 6-7-8 spd chain.
06-21-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 225
Posted By Bigbus

my guess would be that the sealant had something...

my guess would be that the sealant had something to do with it. I use a small digital one because I need accuracy on the ATV tires and they're in the super low PSI range. But the digital also works...
Forum: Foo
06-21-20, 01:52 PM
Forum: Foo
06-21-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,154
Posted By Bigbus

Those aren't bots, that's my DW, she calls it...

Those aren't bots, that's my DW, she calls it sniping. She believes if she bids early it only runs up the price so she has this game of waiting until the last second to place her bid. :geek:
06-20-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 305
Posted By Bigbus

If you put oil in them it will eventually leak...

If you put oil in them it will eventually leak out the bottom. :(
06-20-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 174
Posted By Bigbus

And don't forget the length of the BB.

And don't forget the length of the BB.
06-19-20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 174
Posted By Bigbus

I think Andy's in a bad mood today:troll:. Hey,...

I think Andy's in a bad mood today:troll:. Hey, relax, it's Friday!

Does it look like this? ...
Forum: Commuting
06-19-20, 09:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 706
Posted By Bigbus

Great save!

Great save!
06-19-20, 09:04 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,964
Posted By Bigbus

Yours maybe!

Yours maybe!
Forum: Commuting
06-19-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 706
Posted By Bigbus

I like that kick stand!

I like that kick stand!
Forum: Foo
06-19-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,154
Posted By Bigbus

Fortunately, or maybe unfortunately in your case,...

Fortunately, or maybe unfortunately in your case, you can't sell used under clothing on eBay. That includes socks, undies, and probably diapers... Just saying...:notamused:
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