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Forum: Folding Bikes
04-06-21, 08:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 666
Posted By sslonkosky

My Downtube Nova is 8-speed as is the 2021...

My Downtube Nova is 8-speed as is the 2021 version. Yan needs to update the description. Also the drive train is Microshift. (Microsoft doesnít make bicycle components.) That web page links to a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-06-21, 11:43 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,508
Posted By Winfried

Bromptons are overpriced, especially when you...

Bromptons are overpriced, especially when you look at the quality of its parts. People only put up with it because there's currently no good alternative.
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-06-21, 07:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 666
Posted By rhenning

The 7 or 8 is probably from different years made....

The 7 or 8 is probably from different years made. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-24-21, 01:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 690
Posted By Tadgh78

Iím leaning towards picking up a used Dahon. The...

Iím leaning towards picking up a used Dahon. The Bromptons are nicer (as well as more expensive), but arenít the 16Ē wheels on the Brompton noticeably less efficient than the 20Ē wheels on the...
03-23-21, 04:59 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,296
Posted By wolfchild

After this thread finally expires around December...

After this thread finally expires around December 2021, another thread will be started about: "valve stem caps vs no valve stem caps".
Forum: Touring
03-23-21, 04:12 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 7,687
Posted By balto charlie

First: cook refried dried beans not whole beans. ...

First: cook refried dried beans not whole beans. Ready immediately. Some folks just add water and eat them. I like them warm. I buy these by the case. One bag makes many meals....
Forum: Touring
03-22-21, 01:59 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 7,687
Posted By djb

no worries dude, you can justifiably fall back on...

no worries dude, you can justifiably fall back on the "The devil made me do it" excuse.
03-19-21, 07:33 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,137
Posted By 70sSanO

Get a mountain bike, or gravel, and you donít...

Get a mountain bike, or gravel, and you donít have to deal with it. I imagine a lot of the appeal to riding gravel is not having to deal with drivers who are more distracted than ever.

John
03-18-21, 07:58 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,296
Posted By Random11

Both seem to work equally well to me. But my...

Both seem to work equally well to me. But my casual observation has been that low-end bikes use Schrader and higher-end bikes use Presta so I'm using Presta valves, which make me feel like a real...
Forum: Touring
03-16-21, 02:04 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 7,687
Posted By Happy Feet

In the doc: Inspired to Ride, one rider - Mike...

In the doc: Inspired to Ride, one rider - Mike Hammer tries to do it with a liquid diet. He came in second I think. His one complaint was the weight of the powder as he had to carry a supply with...
03-16-21, 02:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 695
Posted By phughes

Search for this and you will find a lot of...

Search for this and you will find a lot of threads with a lot of good options.

Here is what I did. I bought Mirrcycle Road Mirror and mounted it to my bars using a reflector clamp.
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-12-21, 03:25 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 21,930
Posted By timo888

Here's a basic 1x10 Change semi-hardtail build in...

Here's a basic 1x10 Change semi-hardtail build in basic black-and-white with a bit of red and gold bling for my wife to take on rails-to-trails paths that her Brompton cannot handle with its skinny...
Forum: Touring
03-10-21, 11:56 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 7,687
Posted By Tourist in MSN

The topic here is non-cooked foods, but a few...

The topic here is non-cooked foods, but a few months ago someone asked how I managed to carry several weeks of food on a trip, I have done that on bike trips, canoe trips and kayak trips. I wrote up...
03-09-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,609
Posted By biketampa

For those interested. I ran the lezyne multidrive...

For those interested. I ran the lezyne multidrive for my race and it worked great. If I was alone I bumped it up to 1000 lumens if needed. In a group I toggled it to 500 lumens. One battery pack...
03-09-21, 03:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 690
Posted By canklecat

The website may be poorly designed but the...

The website may be poorly designed but the TwoFish mounting blocks are good. I use 'em for my Light & Motion Urban lights after the original mounts cracked. No problems.
Forum: Touring
03-06-21, 04:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,117
Posted By staehpj1

I agree that I am in a fairly small minority, but...

I agree that I am in a fairly small minority, but there are others doing the same or similar. It is doable and can provide reasonable comfort with practice. I really don't find I am giving up much...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-06-21, 04:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,590
Posted By calgarc

I came here just to see how many people recommend...

I came here just to see how many people recommend Schwalbes lolol
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-02-21, 04:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,812
Posted By velojym

New tires on. I like the look of the tanwalls on...

New tires on. I like the look of the tanwalls on this bike, but these will do for now. Plenty of clearance now, and not so small that I'm seeing any issue with handling or pedal clearance. If a good...
03-02-21, 10:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,172
Posted By alcjphil

Better driver training and more bicycle friendly...

Better driver training and more bicycle friendly law enforcement. No device can save you from a poorly trained, entitled driver driving a 3 ton vehicle at 3 times your speed
02-25-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,633
Posted By PetePetePete

I bought the wireless Cateye. The cheapest...

I bought the wireless Cateye. The cheapest wireless one they had, $40.
02-25-21, 10:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,633
Posted By 70sSanO

Not a Cateye, and not sure why I still have this,...

Not a Cateye, and not sure why I still have this, but my first bike computer from the 80's. I moved onto a Sigma Sport and initially I was disappointed having to scroll through the screens instead...
02-18-21, 08:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,557
Posted By Reflector Guy

I wonder if when they said "lime" if they really...

I wonder if when they said "lime" if they really meant yellow. IE, the typical and common neon yellow "hi-vis" color we see everywhere nowadays? I've heard some people call it "lime" but to me it...
02-17-21, 09:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,576
Posted By FastJake

An absurd dramatization. In reality it's like a...

An absurd dramatization. In reality it's like a Honda Civic versus a Honda Civic with slightly larger tires. Those larger tires have pros and cons.
02-17-21, 12:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,576
Posted By homelessjoe

26in

26 in wheels are the most popular tire size world wide for 100 years......you also have the widest selection of tires available.....and way cheaper.........26 in wheels are stronger and lighter...
Forum: Touring
02-07-21, 09:28 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,205
Posted By Tourist in MSN

When I have been driving a car at night and see...

When I have been driving a car at night and see people riding bikes in front of me where my headlights light up their pedal reflectors, the up and down motion of both pedals is very noticeable.
...
Forum: Touring
02-07-21, 04:55 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,205
Posted By djb

ya sure, me and Olivia Newton-John riding...

ya sure, me and Olivia Newton-John riding together while singing a duet of "Let's get physical, physical"
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-04-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,174
Posted By Winfried

Noticed a bit of play in the right-side pedal of...

Noticed a bit of play in the right-side pedal of my newly bought Promend PD-F57 removable pedals.

Just loosen the external bolt with a 6mm hex key, and tighten the nut underneath.
...
02-03-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 785
Posted By Bimmer69

Or a flat nylon washer on the rim side. the...

Or a flat nylon washer on the rim side.
the nylon will have less of a chance of cutting the tube.
02-02-21, 01:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,855
Posted By prj71

The one drawback to flats is that even with the...

The one drawback to flats is that even with the best pins and super grippy shoes is that at some point along some trail your feet will come off the pedal and you will take a pedal full of pins to...
02-01-21, 04:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,855
Posted By Bigbus

Seriously?...

Seriously? https://www.ramforum.com/styles/default/xenforo/smilies/burnout.gifFlat pedals limit your speed? The only time my speed is limited is when I ride up the back of other riders, and many of...
01-30-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,789
Posted By SurferRosa

And if she won't do it, I force dad, whether he's...

And if she won't do it, I force dad, whether he's sleeping or not. :p
01-29-21, 05:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 984
Posted By twa

Update: Rainy day today. Took an old pair of...

Update: Rainy day today. Took an old pair of black $16 Costco trekking pants, hacked and hemmed to 18" inseam, and used the scrap material and some 3/4" Velcro to make adjustable cuff closures. ...
01-29-21, 04:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,064
Posted By ridelikeaturtle

Crude Bike Stand

I saw this on a youtube video, and am really quite impressed with how stupidly convenient I'm finding it - so I thought I'd share.

I often bring the bike in through the house, so I can load it or...
01-29-21, 01:27 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,789
Posted By trailangel

My mom always washes my dirty rags.

My mom always washes my dirty rags.
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-23-21, 12:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 709
Posted By alo

Buying a $1350 bike for $1100 is not a savings of...

Buying a $1350 bike for $1100 is not a savings of 30-40%. Do your calculations.

I would be wary of buying a used bike for nearly as much as a new bike.
Forum: Touring
01-21-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,515
Posted By robow

When we say semi-freestanding, don't we mean that...

When we say semi-freestanding, don't we mean that you have to stake out at least a portion of the tent to maximize the available floor space where as with freestanding tents it's not really...
Replies: 19
Views: 1,983
Posted By gif4445

I raced in 2019 and used motels for all but one...

I raced in 2019 and used motels for all but one night. Probably the only useful help I can give you is to share the struggle I had (have) with selecting the correct approach. Motel or camp? Motels...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-17-21, 09:30 PM
Replies: 3,953
Views: 780,463
Posted By bugly64

Finally

I have wanted to be part of this group for a long while; now I am officially a part.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50847589357_1b0d3f9a00_k.jpg...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-12-21, 07:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,812
Posted By velojym

Boredom can be a great motivator. :D I got...

Boredom can be a great motivator. :D

I got the Fit together (after wrapping up the Fire Mountain), and just finished wrapping the bars a few minutes ago. It did occur to me that, after a few...
01-12-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,618
Posted By bikebikebike

ebikers (with any sense) consider lithium...

ebikers (with any sense) consider lithium batteries firebombs that can store electricity.
What could possibly go wrong?
Uh, Sony? Uh ,Samsung?
Get name brand bats from someplace that can vet for...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-11-21, 09:36 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 39,739
Posted By velojym

I didn't go super light on the rigid fork, but I...

I didn't go super light on the rigid fork, but I much prefer the handling over the old/cheap/heavy stock fork. This is as 'road' as this bike is gonna go for a while, as I'm building up a Fit frame...
01-07-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 449
Posted By Retro Grouch

I'm the opposoite. Given the choice, I'd rather...

I'm the opposoite. Given the choice, I'd rather risk stretching a slightly undersize inner tube than risk folding or pinching a slightly oversize innertube.

In the interest of full disclosure,...
01-03-21, 08:28 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 7,306
Posted By rydabent

Not only do they keep dirt off the threads your...

Not only do they keep dirt off the threads your pump head uses, it keeps dirt from getting into the valve and causing leaks.
01-01-21, 01:08 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,046
Posted By alandmor

I've found this technique from YouTube eliminates...

I've found this technique from YouTube eliminates the need for and air compressor or large volume pump. YMMV:...
12-30-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,637
Posted By chaadster

I wouldn’t consider 6 cyclists with rowing...

I wouldn’t consider 6 cyclists with rowing backgrounds statistically significant.
12-15-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 982
Posted By ARider2

You did not mention whether your new bike will...

You did not mention whether your new bike will have hydraulic or cable disc brakes. If they are hydraulic some manufacturers recommend not laying it on its side. Chances are it will not cause issues...
12-09-20, 07:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,975
Posted By Bassmanbob

I was on a weekend group ride when we pulled up...

I was on a weekend group ride when we pulled up to a red light. Next to us were a few bikers also waiting for the light to turn green. I looked over and yelled, "Let's rumble!" They were cool;...
12-05-20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,975
Posted By indyfabz

An oldie but goodie. NSFW! ...

An oldie but goodie. NSFW!

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=hgCqz3l33kU
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-26-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,081
Posted By tds101

Oh HECK NO!!! Those are a pain. Schrader valves...

Oh HECK NO!!! Those are a pain. Schrader valves are easier to use. All you need to do to use a presta valve is put an adapter into the rim. Presta are a no-go,... :roflmao2:
11-22-20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,516
Posted By sarhog

The astute observer will see that I’m using a...

The astute observer will see that I’m using a cutting board clamped by my bike maintenance stand. :winter:

...
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