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10-27-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 91
Posted By Happy Feet

Or get creative with the angle grinder and turn...

Or get creative with the angle grinder and turn that outer chain ring into a bashguard.
I swapped out my middle ring for a Blackspire 42T and kept the small ring as a manual shifted bailout granny...
Forum: Touring
10-24-20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 1,373
Views: 208,198
Posted By Happy Feet

Hwy 5a between Kamloops and Merrit ...

Hwy 5a between Kamloops and Merrit

http://i.imgur.com/4vrgPuch.jpg (https://imgur.com/4vrgPuc)
10-18-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,581
Posted By Happy Feet

Yes, totally unlike spending $200 dollars for...

Yes, totally unlike spending $200 dollars for race specific clothing to ride ones bike on the road. Rapha club anyone? https://www.rapha.cc/ca/en/

To the the French it is not enough to do...
10-18-20, 07:54 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,870
Posted By Happy Feet

That last analogy reminds me of something I ran...

That last analogy reminds me of something I ran across the other day...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47939871893_793e454b8e_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2g3hnHp)
10-17-20, 01:33 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,870
Posted By Happy Feet

If I have proved anything to myself in life it is...

If I have proved anything to myself in life it is that salmon cannot ride fixed gear because their legs are too short. What a shortsighted evolutionary design that was.
...
10-17-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 3,962
Posted By Happy Feet

The argument about whether we create our own...

The argument about whether we create our own proteins or not reminds me of a similar one about organic manure and fertilizer salts in Horticulture college back when organic was being introduced as a...
Forum: Touring
10-16-20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 1,373
Views: 208,198
Posted By Happy Feet

Overlooking Columbia Lake, Kootenays BC. The...

Overlooking Columbia Lake, Kootenays BC. The start of the Columbia River system that terminates in Oregon.

http://i.imgur.com/tQlcLcuh.jpg (https://imgur.com/tQlcLcu)
10-16-20, 02:44 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 3,962
Posted By Happy Feet

Vegetarians and other fad dieters? Nice to...

Vegetarians and other fad dieters?

Nice to know I've been part of a fad for the last 20 years.
Now I'm curious where all those keto converts went to... Last year it was all you heard about. This...
10-16-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,870
Posted By Happy Feet

And no brakes: Reckless macho clowns. Funny,...

And no brakes: Reckless macho clowns.

Funny, calling other people names only makes me feel better for a little while...
10-16-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,870
Posted By Happy Feet

Saying people who ride fixed gear are trying to...

Saying people who ride fixed gear are trying to be macho is like saying people who ride unicycles want to be clowns.
10-14-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,548
Posted By Happy Feet

That could be confused with a 90's 700c hybrid. ...

That could be confused with a 90's 700c hybrid.

I think when one asks "who invented" there are different ways of looking at it, as noted by others. Who first put 29" wheels on a bike? Who...
10-06-20, 01:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 987
Posted By Happy Feet

Thanks T-Mar, I was going to tag you at some...

Thanks T-Mar, I was going to tag you at some point to ask about the rims and derailer. I thought they were as you describe and have sets very similar, if not the same. Intentionally going back to NOS...
Forum: Touring
10-06-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,761
Posted By Happy Feet

I think, to be fair, you should show a picture of...

I think, to be fair, you should show a picture of your bike set-up. It's not a normal configuration by any means so a lot if what people are offering probably doesn't apply.
10-05-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 987
Posted By Happy Feet

A couple of other decals. 1980's era Norco...

A couple of other decals.

1980's era Norco badge
http://i.imgur.com/1szYPmnl.jpg (https://imgur.com/1szYPmn)

Mountain series (in case you didn't know already)
http://i.imgur.com/KjaJhHdl.jpg...
10-05-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 987
Posted By Happy Feet

1984 Norco Sasquatch Rebuild

As the title says, this is where I will document my latest winter project.

I've just recently read Fat Tire Flyer by Charlie Kelly and I'm all re energized about early era mtbs, especially the...
10-05-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 524
Posted By Happy Feet

I believe he is concerned about dis similar...

I believe he is concerned about dis similar metals and conductivity causing corrosion such as aluminum seatposts in steel frames. Will X paste increase or reduce that process.
10-05-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 616
Posted By Happy Feet

http://i.imgur.com/CAmJsJ8l.jpg...

http://i.imgur.com/CAmJsJ8l.jpg (https://imgur.com/CAmJsJ8)

https://live.staticflickr.com/4890/45901304252_c1ce2ecda7_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2cW9bzs)
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-02-20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,800
Posted By Happy Feet

Deleted. Just don't care enough to argue.

Deleted. Just don't care enough to argue.
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-02-20, 01:36 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,800
Posted By Happy Feet

You seem very invested in not liking something...

You seem very invested in not liking something you don't own. I won't try to change your mind. I simply prefer to put my energy into liking something I do own.


I am not familiar with the modern...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-02-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,800
Posted By Happy Feet

Yep Rinko, is what you do to a bike to take it in...

Yep Rinko, is what you do to a bike to take it in a train. I guess I should have said as an alternative to converting a regular bike for rinko use.



I think one reason you don't see larger...
10-01-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 645
Posted By Happy Feet

The Single Speed / Fixed Gear MTB discussion thread

As the title suggests, show off your SS/FG MTB and any rides or related discussion points. Anyone doing it on this forum?

Please, no debating why, or how gears are better - most people would argue...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-01-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,800
Posted By Happy Feet

Why couldn't I take it on a train? The whole...

Why couldn't I take it on a train? The whole reason I bought this was as an alternative to a rinko bike. Do you ride one or are you just allowing your obvious bias to imagine things.

I can't help...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-01-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,800
Posted By Happy Feet

I don't think it shows any problems. You choose...

I don't think it shows any problems. You choose the bike based on your needs. Not everyone needs a folder that packs down into a teeny tiny package or wants the compromise of small wheels that comes...
Forum: Touring
10-01-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 1,373
Views: 208,198
Posted By Happy Feet

This is an animal crossing bridge, one of several...

This is an animal crossing bridge, one of several along the Bow Valley Corridor. Banff, AB.
They have fencing along the hwy which has really reduced roadkill and these crossings every so often so...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-01-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,800
Posted By Happy Feet

Montague Navigator 700c ...

Montague Navigator 700c

http://i.imgur.com/wQCTDQLl.jpg (https://imgur.com/wQCTDQL)

http://i.imgur.com/LfQn9fvl.jpg (https://imgur.com/LfQn9fv)

http://i.imgur.com/kjRLDcml.jpg...
09-29-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 11,992
Posted By Happy Feet

This is an awkward sentence ;)

This is an awkward sentence ;)
09-29-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 4,903
Views: 643,859
Posted By Happy Feet

Vedder Mountain mtb trails, near Chilliwack. ...

Vedder Mountain mtb trails, near Chilliwack.
The truck is down a single-track trail. Don't know if it was accidental or stolen and dumped. It is burned out.
The second shot is the same place on a...
Forum: Touring
09-29-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 1,373
Views: 208,198
Posted By Happy Feet

Trans Canada Hwy, between Banff and Castle...

Trans Canada Hwy, between Banff and Castle Junction.

http://i.imgur.com/Ljzpm2Ch.jpg (https://imgur.com/Ljzpm2C)

http://i.imgur.com/fxBjCLfh.jpg (https://imgur.com/fxBjCLf)
...
Forum: Touring
09-29-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,314
Posted By Happy Feet

I'm a vegetarian but if I weren't I'd eat Spam -...

I'm a vegetarian but if I weren't I'd eat Spam - purely for nostalgic reasons. I grew up eating it and for whatever reason (poor memory perhaps?) still think fondly of it.

Plus: who can resist the...
09-29-20, 08:14 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 11,992
Posted By Happy Feet

Exercise as a lifestyle rather than a schedule...

Exercise as a lifestyle rather than a schedule event specific activity.
09-28-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 11,992
Posted By Happy Feet

When I was in my teens I was very non athletic...

When I was in my teens I was very non athletic and unhealthy, but genetically stocky and strong from working as a furniture mover after school and weekends. Also smoked two packs a day. I think I...
09-27-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 4,903
Views: 643,859
Posted By Happy Feet

Hum... someone seems to have made a wrong turn. ...

Hum... someone seems to have made a wrong turn.

http://i.imgur.com/8nP8q37l.jpg (https://imgur.com/8nP8q37)


Hashtag: SS/MTB

http://i.imgur.com/K1KLTxUl.jpg (https://imgur.com/K1KLTxU)
09-27-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 11,992
Posted By Happy Feet

Similar experience. I have an interest in food...

Similar experience. I have an interest in food from an endurance/exploration perspective. When I became a vegetarian 20 years ago I had to become more educated so as to make good food choices that...
09-27-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 11,992
Posted By Happy Feet

We have to discern between single incidence...

We have to discern between single incidence occurrences and habitual trends. A single piece of cake or one pound of bacon will not unduly effect anyone, except perhaps brittle diabetics. Another...
Forum: Touring
09-26-20, 08:38 PM
Replies: 1,373
Views: 208,198
Posted By Happy Feet

Looking east towards Canmore on the Legacy Trail....

Looking east towards Canmore on the Legacy Trail. BNP, Alberta.
http://i.imgur.com/IoppJKWh.jpg (https://imgur.com/IoppJKW)

Sunrise in the Kootenays. KNP, British Columbia....
09-26-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 11,992
Posted By Happy Feet

Perfect storm scenario for weight gain. ...

Perfect storm scenario for weight gain.

Young man from a familial line of big stocky men takes up football in high school.
Gains muscle mass and strength easily and excels, becomes very athletic....
09-26-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 11,992
Posted By Happy Feet

You seem to be confused by some pretty basic...

You seem to be confused by some pretty basic concepts.

Calories in vs calories out does apply. You simply can't take in more calories than you expend long term without expecting to store some as...
Forum: Touring
09-25-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 1,373
Views: 208,198
Posted By Happy Feet

Hwy 1a. Banff, AB. The road between Banff and...

Hwy 1a. Banff, AB.
The road between Banff and Castle Junction was closed this year to vehicle traffic, allowing cyclists and hikers carefree access to the hwy.

http://i.imgur.com/jp6CqhMh.jpg...
Forum: Touring
09-24-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 1,373
Views: 208,198
Posted By Happy Feet

Haha.. had my pocket instamatic that day I see....

Haha.. had my pocket instamatic that day I see. 110 cartridge film iirc
Forum: Touring
09-24-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 1,373
Views: 208,198
Posted By Happy Feet

Icefied Parkway, AB Canada Mt Kerkeslin ...

Icefied Parkway, AB Canada

Mt Kerkeslin

http://i.imgur.com/eSP3ZoNl.jpg (https://imgur.com/eSP3ZoN)

Athabasca Falls

http://i.imgur.com/mnA1ASMl.jpg (https://imgur.com/mnA1ASM)
09-23-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 969
Posted By Happy Feet

Companies like Carradice in England make cycling ...

Companies like Carradice in England make cycling specific capes but I found a light nylon one (poncho) at Ikea that works really well. I wrap the leading edge under my hands on the bars and put the...
09-22-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 6,035
Posted By Happy Feet

Sure.. he had to spell out that a member of the...

Sure.. he had to spell out that a member of the RCAF in a nazi pow camp was a prisoner, not a guard. Sure... because your reading comprehension is that good.

I'm laughing, but in a schadenfreude...
09-22-20, 04:38 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 6,035
Posted By Happy Feet

For those with less than excellent reading...

For those with less than excellent reading comprehension:

As already pointed out, RCAF is short for Royal Canadian Air Force. As a POW in a NAZI WWII camp, asking if he was a prisoner or a guard...
09-22-20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 6,035
Posted By Happy Feet

You should write a book about it.

You should write a book about it.
09-22-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 6,035
Posted By Happy Feet

Again.. so much inside knowledge of a guy you had...

Again.. so much inside knowledge of a guy you had never heard of four days ago.
09-22-20, 12:34 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 6,035
Posted By Happy Feet

Nostradomus.. mass hypnosis.. mooks... half price...

Nostradomus.. mass hypnosis.. mooks... half price day at the hyperbole store.
09-22-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 6,035
Posted By Happy Feet

It's a little sad to see how much vitriol some...

It's a little sad to see how much vitriol some people can generate towards others who really have no impact upon their lives. And such a well formed negative opinion for someone who admittedly, had...
09-22-20, 12:02 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 6,035
Posted By Happy Feet

I think one thing that would help is if people...

I think one thing that would help is if people would not respond to what someone said about what someone else said as if it's what someone else actually said. People are free to agree or disagree...
09-21-20, 06:07 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 6,035
Posted By Happy Feet

Well.. I have read some since I've been...

Well.. I have read some since I've been participating in the thread since post 3. Did you read nothing in this thread before posting? See how that works.

It's not alien but more unbelievable...
09-21-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 6,035
Posted By Happy Feet

Grant is American, Jordan is Canadian so I would...

Grant is American, Jordan is Canadian so I would say no. Guilt by erroneous association doesn't apply.

Curious how, if you had never heard of him before this thread, you know Grant says things...
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