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Posted By fietsbob

Depends on where you are and if you can make...

Depends on where you are and if you can make any money carrying people in it..
06-17-19, 04:07 PM
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Posted By fietsbob

I have Trek * in my Local & QBP account so they...

I have Trek * in my Local & QBP account so they can get any of their bikes..

*and several others but you won't be coming by..

you guys find me a bike on line for me .. is a common theme of who?
06-17-19, 03:45 PM
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Posted By fietsbob

So is the 11 speed chain..

So is the 11 speed chain..
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-17-19, 03:38 PM
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Posted By fietsbob

Flamingos were Asia aluminum, this is cusrom...

Flamingos were Asia aluminum, this is cusrom Titanium .. un cheap .


Leonard Rubin's Own Bike see: facebook.com/UltimateFolder..

he posted pictures of the electronic shifting ..
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-17-19, 03:31 PM
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Posted By fietsbob

owned 2 used 3 speeds, 1 $600 I fixed some...

owned 2 used 3 speeds, 1 $600 I fixed some stuff sold it for $600, put another $300 out for the M3L I have now..
Forum: Touring
06-17-19, 03:09 PM
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Posted By fietsbob

top one looks like a compensation for cutting the...

top one looks like a compensation for cutting the fork steerer too short..

I used different bars than either , because I used bar end shifters old Modolo brake levers..

cable out of the top .....
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-17-19, 02:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,438
Posted By fietsbob

https://scontent-sea1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/6431...

https://scontent-sea1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/64310774_1300557810120585_7834144987854929920_n.jpg?_nc_cat=100&_nc_oc=AQk-QrWzR_6j5ePGgdiHuCAj9S96_xO1ZDXLxXKjGl8Mc7NG4xe3gHPv_Kcs4z_wAlQ&_nc_ht=scontent...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-17-19, 02:30 PM
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Posted By fietsbob

UFB may be only one..

https://scontent-sea1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/62783505_1300285786814454_1892292775924203520_n.jpg?_nc_cat=100&_nc_oc=AQl5QnC9TXZsaf0pJp55rvk02sBbMJ2n5aNQUNC-mbcFy5ZQNQ4XiJUkprtDJoFkIbg&_nc_ht=scontent...
06-17-19, 01:16 PM
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Posted By fietsbob

NB , Marketed by their dealers but not made...

NB , Marketed by their dealers but not made in Bavaria or even Germany ,

but painted with a famed brand is an old story....

Bosch Motor?
06-17-19, 01:11 PM
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Posted By fietsbob

https://www.peterwhitecycles.com/Schmidt-e-bike.ph...

https://www.peterwhitecycles.com/Schmidt-e-bike.php 6 ~ 75v means you use the battery poweting the motor.
06-17-19, 12:59 PM
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Posted By fietsbob

you mean a bag to put all your gear into? ...

you mean a bag to put all your gear into?


what bike brands does your favorite bike shop carry?
06-17-19, 12:53 PM
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Posted By fietsbob

maybe if you specify your dealer order them.. ...

maybe if you specify your dealer order them.. thru regular distribution

Thus, not so prone to faux sources, as thru Amazon .. as you say..






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Forum: Touring
06-17-19, 12:35 PM
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Views: 9,227
Posted By fietsbob

Author Dervla Murphy said she simplified her bike...

Author Dervla Murphy said she simplified her bike from a 3 speed and used it between Ireland and India..

there is a guy who toured on a Penny Farthing.. ./






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06-17-19, 12:25 PM
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Posted By fietsbob

It was not that old when I got it in the mid...

It was not that old when I got it in the mid 80's..
I built my own new wheels .. found a 48 hole Phil hubshell for freewheels , built a 40 spoke front from a specialized hub.

found a close...
06-17-19, 12:12 PM
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Posted By fietsbob

usually aluminum polished, not steel and chrome...

usually aluminum polished, not steel and chrome plated..

specify bolt circle diameter and # of teeth it is to cover ..

I have de toothed old chaintoings to make them, in the past.....
06-17-19, 11:45 AM
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Posted By fietsbob

They're going into E bikes .. now..

They're going into E bikes .. now..
06-17-19, 11:43 AM
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Posted By fietsbob

MKS 'Dutch' 3000R (reflector) rubber block...

MKS 'Dutch' 3000R (reflector) rubber block pedals are fully servivable , and so you can pull them apart
add more grease re adjust the bearings and they should be good enough
to be inherited by...
Forum: Foo
06-17-19, 11:36 AM
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Posted By fietsbob

https://scontent-sea1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/6487...

https://scontent-sea1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/64877157_915304058810291_6237516446327373824_n.jpg?_nc_cat=104&_nc_oc=AQkc_ANE2q3tZs2EJPADmlS5cTJBFId_WgiRreO3olk8eF7KE5zbYuxLfNEfoNn2dng&_nc_ht=scontent-...
06-17-19, 10:53 AM
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Posted By fietsbob

I went from stock BB7 pads to Kool Stop Organic...

I went from stock BB7 pads to Kool Stop Organic compound , and they were quiet..

Slow transportation riding , in the rain, not on the beach, so no big issue with sand..

Ocean shore is 10 miles...
Forum: Touring
06-17-19, 10:34 AM
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Views: 387
Posted By fietsbob

I get my Glaucoma Eye drops on cold packs with...

I get my Glaucoma Eye drops on cold packs with Blue Ice packets they go UPS from Portland VA pharmacy to my house .

a 2 hour drive , but that won't include the distribution depot time
so the...
Forum: Touring
06-17-19, 10:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 312
Posted By fietsbob

only the coast starlight , from Emeryville...

only the coast starlight , from Emeryville /Berkeley to Eugene..

Amtrak/ODOT has a Bus from out on the coast to Portland.. stops at Portland Union Station..
Forum: Touring
06-17-19, 10:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 543
Posted By fietsbob

Zip Ties can go around the dowel across the the...

Zip Ties can go around the dowel across the the bag too.. 2 or 4 .. to go from horizontal to vertical ..


I added openable ones to tie stuff across , inside the bag ..

battery pack , Mini...
06-17-19, 09:54 AM
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Posted By fietsbob

I have some old Shimano Mountain bike toe clip...

I have some old Shimano Mountain bike toe clip pedals .. they're OK..

The S in SPD is Shimano.. 'pedaling dynamics'

Now some pedals use magnets, made by other companies , but follow the 2...
Forum: Commuting
06-17-19, 09:37 AM
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Posted By fietsbob

2nd house in the northwest ?

2nd house in the northwest ?
Forum: Commuting
06-17-19, 09:28 AM
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Posted By fietsbob

Or, keep an eye out for a used Rohloff for...

Or, keep an eye out for a used Rohloff for sale..
06-17-19, 09:17 AM
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Posted By fietsbob

Bench vice and Steel workers angle grinder cut...

Bench vice and Steel workers angle grinder cut off wheel ...
the air powered ones is what the shop uses,
Shipyard , the hose was to a big air compressor on top of the drydock..


Seen a...
06-17-19, 09:08 AM
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Posted By fietsbob

I bought a bottle brush..

I bought a bottle brush..
06-17-19, 09:01 AM
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Posted By fietsbob

More tools

Measure.. there are thread pitch gages , which are part of most machinists tool boxes...

Metric pitch is thread per MM , so count how many per 10mm then divide by 10 .
06-17-19, 08:52 AM
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Posted By fietsbob

Shimano has a roller brake its in a grease...

Shimano has a roller brake its in a grease filled drum , coaster brakes are a smaller grease filled drum
06-17-19, 08:42 AM
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Posted By fietsbob

I add the schrader to presta conversion sleeves...

I add the schrader to presta conversion sleeves .. of aluminum..

My Trekking bike came with a very nice Mavic made adapter .. of plastic, that snapped into the larger hole..

Advantage ; P/V,...
06-17-19, 08:27 AM
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Views: 444
Posted By fietsbob

A slab of plywood on the pickup bed bottom , ...

A slab of plywood on the pickup bed bottom , allows DIY solutions, if money is an issue..

block of wood with another QR axle through it .. fixed to the plywood , etc..
06-17-19, 08:20 AM
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Views: 378
Posted By fietsbob

Cyclocross racing single ring, uses regular chain...

Cyclocross racing single ring, uses regular chain rings too , simply has other chain retention devices
such as added outer ring guards .. polished, anodized or carbon fiber..


narrow-wide is...
06-17-19, 08:13 AM
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Views: 285
Posted By fietsbob

Me too , HS 33 are reliable and need no post ...

Me too , HS 33 are reliable and need no post set up maintenance, other than new brake pads..
Kool Stop Salmon , red compound from Magura, are actually made for them by KS in Oregon ...
...
06-16-19, 01:52 PM
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Posted By fietsbob

more DIY

self fusing silicone tape can be formed like putty , as can blu tack, kneaded rubber...
06-16-19, 01:49 PM
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Posted By fietsbob

functionally, on the repair stand, the back...

functionally, on the repair stand, the back location lets me see what the adjustment changes..
06-16-19, 01:42 PM
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Views: 378
Posted By fietsbob

I have several 1 by IGH bikes they're fine with...

I have several 1 by IGH bikes they're fine with simple flat old style chainrings ..


you may feel you need it, then I'm not going to talk you out of it ..
06-16-19, 01:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 285
Posted By fietsbob

' At Present time the Sturmey Archer...

'

At Present time the Sturmey Archer manufacturing has mover To Taiwan. A division of Sun Race/ Microshift.

and the new company has expanded the offerings of Drum Brakes a 90 and a...
06-16-19, 01:13 PM
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Posted By fietsbob

same as any other cantilever brakes use.. 2...

same as any other cantilever brakes use..

2 kinds up and over a carrier https://www.universalcycles.com/images//products/medium/6693.jpg



or a link wire ...
06-16-19, 01:06 PM
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Posted By fietsbob

my 40 year old friction shifted driver trains ...

my 40 year old friction shifted driver trains continue to be so.. :50:


but you wanted your bike to have the latest parts , namely an 11 speed drivetrain ..
06-16-19, 12:58 PM
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Posted By fietsbob

Odds are it's the cable . friction is resisting...

Odds are it's the cable . friction is resisting the return spring ... unhook the cable to confirm..

Of course Indexing works from an aligned frame hanger as a foundation..
06-16-19, 09:29 AM
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Views: 846
Posted By fietsbob

Mechanic's perspective; speeds is spacing (7...

Mechanic's perspective; speeds is spacing
(7 thinner to fit in place of 6, 8 added wider to the stack of 7)

after 8, the spacing got tighter .. and chains thinner..

so the clicks on the lever...
06-16-19, 09:17 AM
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Views: 835
Posted By fietsbob

Its a 'spoke protector' unless you feel superior,...

Its a 'spoke protector' unless you feel superior, to your mates , then its a 'dork disk'..
06-16-19, 09:12 AM
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Posted By fietsbob

thousands of miles of wire goes into making...

thousands of miles of wire goes into making spokes some flaws are inevitable ...

ever thought you would like a dynamo hub front wheel, for lights in the dark seasons ?

this might be the...
06-16-19, 09:05 AM
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Posted By fietsbob

No ..

No ..
06-16-19, 09:03 AM
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Posted By fietsbob

No narrower than the outside width of the rim , ...

No narrower than the outside width of the rim , at that point side wall is D profiled ..
06-16-19, 09:00 AM
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Posted By fietsbob

Voodoo doughnuts...

Voodoo doughnuts (https://www.voodoodoughnut.com/)?
06-16-19, 08:54 AM
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Posted By fietsbob

I'm drinking coffee for the energy to sit here.. ...

I'm drinking coffee for the energy to sit here.. at 8am ..
06-16-19, 08:28 AM
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Views: 319
Posted By fietsbob

Try a Bicycle shop for Personalized Service,...

Try a Bicycle shop for Personalized Service, mechanical skills and knowledge..

you need tools to remove what you have, and different to put on the r eplacement....


ready ro spend over $200 on...
06-16-19, 08:09 AM
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Views: 444
Posted By fietsbob

Bike like Dad's

Change the boy's front wheel axle to a QR axle AND teach him how to make sure it's Always Tight ! ;)








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06-15-19, 11:12 PM
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Views: 319
Posted By fietsbob

good luck ... you get the plastic ones with the...

good luck ... you get the plastic ones with the cranks.. not worth the cost to import them separately..
?

its a cheap crank any how ... riveted together.. break open that wallet buy a whole...
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