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02-16-20, 07:28 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,868
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Two public servants stationed out in the middle...

Two public servants stationed out in the middle of the boonies for the sole purpose of monitoring for stop sign infractions seems like a waste of taxpayer's money.
Forum: Commuting
02-15-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 262
Posted By Moe Zhoost

I voted Pedal Assist (which I assume is...

I voted Pedal Assist (which I assume is electric). Gas is ok but around here it would limit the vehicle to roads only. Local greenways do not permit gas powered bikes as they are considered Mopeds...
Forum: Commuting
02-14-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 262
Posted By Moe Zhoost

I personally think that the most versatile...

I personally think that the most versatile commuter vehicle is a bicycle, whether self-powered or assisted. Since your plan is to build a commuter "car", I'd advise to 1) rethink the recumbent...
02-14-20, 07:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 512
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Nice work. I'm not a great fan of pantographing...

Nice work. I'm not a great fan of pantographing because a lot of it is overdone. Yours is very tasteful.
02-14-20, 07:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,111
Posted By Moe Zhoost

This is morphing into an A&S thread.

This is morphing into an A&S thread.
02-13-20, 08:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 162
Posted By Moe Zhoost

It appears that a lot of context is missing here.

It appears that a lot of context is missing here.
02-13-20, 07:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,111
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Unfortunate damper on his professional racing...

Unfortunate damper on his professional racing career. Not many news details of this incident- I wonder if he was alone or with a group. NC-152 in Rowan County is a typical rural 2 lane road with no...
Forum: Recumbent
02-12-20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 372
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Most drivers swerve for pot holes, squirrels, and...

Most drivers swerve for pot holes, squirrels, and the like, so it's not an issue of seeing a recumbent rider. It's a question of whether they are paying attention. One can only hope to attract...
02-12-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,488
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Sorry to hear about your situation. The job...

Sorry to hear about your situation. The job market varies by location. Around here, construction and driving/delivery jobs are hot, as are most IT jobs. Seems that we are having a foodie explosion...
02-08-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 178
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Interesting restoration video

I was browsing YouTube today and ran across this. As much as I like to see bikes live a long life, I'm afraid that I would have relegated this one to the scrap metal bin. Headset installation made...
02-07-20, 07:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 119
Posted By Moe Zhoost

My recommendation would be to opt for a smaller...

My recommendation would be to opt for a smaller chain ring in front. I can't tell from the pictures if the ring is replaceable or integral with the crank. If the latter, you would have to replace...
02-07-20, 07:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 548
Posted By Moe Zhoost

On the narrow streets shown in the video, I don't...

On the narrow streets shown in the video, I don't see how he can safely ride without taking the lane. Ollie doesn't seem like an "in your face" type of crusader, riding with the sole intent to...
02-06-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By Moe Zhoost

The EMMO GT80 is a street legal scooter that...

The EMMO GT80 is a street legal scooter that would require registration and license in my State. This is not the right forum for such things. Find something with crank and pedals on it and we can...
02-05-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 232
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Yes, if it spans that many spokes you'll have to...

Yes, if it spans that many spokes you'll have to play with the tension. Bike rims are made by rolling the flat extrusion into a coil of 5-6 loops that is then cut at the top to form what look like...
02-05-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 557
Posted By Moe Zhoost

I'd use clamp-on stops, but understand your...

I'd use clamp-on stops, but understand your preference. I would just use epoxy and skip the drilling and tapping. I don't think the tubing will be thick enough. My memory is that those old Raleigh...
02-05-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 934
Posted By Moe Zhoost

This would be the quickest and least expensive...

This would be the quickest and least expensive fix. Also, if you have a bike Co-op in your area, I'd recommend a visit. You'd likely find plenty of help and would learn a lot.
02-05-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 232
Posted By Moe Zhoost

It's not uncommon to have a bit of an...

It's not uncommon to have a bit of an imperfection at the joint of a rim, but I wouldn't characterize it as a wobble. My experience is that it won't be something that you would be able to fix with...
02-05-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 576
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Stiff soles will reduce flex and transfer power...

Stiff soles will reduce flex and transfer power more effectively through the cleat. It is not essential that your shoe sole contact the pedal, but it may do for some pedal and shoe designs. The...
02-01-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 277
Posted By Moe Zhoost

If you are referring to the plug that inserts...

If you are referring to the plug that inserts into the end of your handlebar, just tap it back in. If it's something else, we'll need more info.

Welcome to Bike Forums, I hope you stick around.
02-01-20, 07:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 647
Posted By Moe Zhoost

I wonder why the NHTSA used the statistic "# of...

I wonder why the NHTSA used the statistic "# of fatal bike accidents per million residents" as the comparison metric. Since neither the proportion of cyclists nor the amount of participation (i.e....
01-31-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 513
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Actually there are many more stars than 7 (or...

Actually there are many more stars than 7 (or six, like on my Fozzie). Seven are named for the Sisters (Sterope, Merope, Electra, Maia, Taygeta, Celaeno, and Alcyone) and 2 for Mom (Pleione) and Dad...
01-31-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 380
Posted By Moe Zhoost

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Agree. I...

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Agree. I use vise grips as well
01-31-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 513
Posted By Moe Zhoost

The stars of the Pleaides are featured on my...

The stars of the Pleaides are featured on my City's flag. Durham is aka the Bull City. Its birthday, April 26, is under the constellation Taurus where the Plieades are located.

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01-30-20, 02:05 PM
Replies: 18,377
Views: 2,955,696
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Likely there is a very good reason why so few...

Likely there is a very good reason why so few were produced.
01-30-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,587
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Apples and oranges, mate. The probable severity...

Apples and oranges, mate. The probable severity of a motor vehicle injury and the proven protection provided by seatbelts makes it a no-brainer to wear them. Although severe head injuries do happen...
01-29-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,587
Posted By Moe Zhoost

And would there be a small number of helmet...

And would there be a small number of helmet wearers who would choose to doff their lids in protest if this becomes mandatory? Darn likely, I'd say.
Replies: 18
Views: 685
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Does it look like the picture below? Serial...

Does it look like the picture below? Serial number puts it as a late 1940s machine.

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01-27-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,006
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Have you tried soapy water? You may get enough...

Have you tried soapy water? You may get enough migrating under the bead to allow it to slip to center a bit easier. I'm not sure you would want to carry a small bottle of soapy water in your tool...
01-27-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,049
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Seems to me that the "terrorist" label is...

Seems to me that the "terrorist" label is well-overused these days to include any group or person who disrupts the imaginary bliss of any other group or person.
01-27-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 672
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Ezra liked it. ...

Ezra liked it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PXhI0mtDRjM
01-27-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,328
Posted By Moe Zhoost

I don't, myself, have a compelling reason to have...

I don't, myself, have a compelling reason to have an e-bike; however I have 2 friends that do, and I recently installed a conversion kit with torque sensing on my wife's bike. My wife can now match...
01-27-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 649
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Weight is weight so no there is not much...

Weight is weight so no there is not much difference between body and bike, except that weights of rotating parts, e.g. wheels, do make a difference, especially in acceleration.
01-26-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,214
Posted By Moe Zhoost

A lot of trail users are unpredictable when...

A lot of trail users are unpredictable when surprised so prudent cyclists should be prepared to slow and communicate their presence and intent. In many thousands of miles ridden on MUPs, I have never...
01-26-20, 07:07 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,069
Posted By Moe Zhoost

5 hours doesn't seem bad for all you...

5 hours doesn't seem bad for all you accomplished. Good job.
01-26-20, 07:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 674
Posted By Moe Zhoost

This situation should never be unsuspected. ...

This situation should never be unsuspected. Anytime I encounter a dog owner I make darn sure I know that the dog is under control before I pass. Local MUP rules limit leashes to 6 ft...
01-26-20, 06:59 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,181
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Lotta folks around here say...

Lotta folks around here say "motorsickel"
01-24-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 178
Posted By Moe Zhoost

I'd suggest contacting the manufacturer. There...

I'd suggest contacting the manufacturer. There has to be someway to do a hard reset on it
01-23-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 996
Posted By Moe Zhoost

David Hall of Eco Cycles was great to deal with. ...

David Hall of Eco Cycles was great to deal with. He answered all of my pre-purchase questions in impressive detail, and went above and beyond to resolve some issues with my order. Working with Eco...
01-22-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 416
Posted By Moe Zhoost

I too am using wire bead Paselas on Super...

I too am using wire bead Paselas on Super Champion rims. I have had no issues with the initial seating of the bead or problems in use. Mine are 27" tires, so perhaps they are made assuming...
01-22-20, 07:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 996
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Nominally, 90 rpm is the assist limit. The TSDZ2...

Nominally, 90 rpm is the assist limit. The TSDZ2 can be programmed for higher cadences though. The speed at which it tapers is dependent on what gear you are in. The programmed limit is 28 mph.
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01-21-20, 08:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 996
Posted By Moe Zhoost

The TSDZ2 package I installed on my wife's bike...

The TSDZ2 package I installed on my wife's bike is working very well. I recommend it highly for performance and value.
01-21-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,886
Posted By Moe Zhoost

I'd normally recommend black for all wraps;...

I'd normally recommend black for all wraps; however the white saddle and lighter frame color demands something else. White would work; however it does soil easily. Pick the brand of tape you want...
01-21-20, 07:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 567
Posted By Moe Zhoost

They've made an arrest. 24 year old woman with...

They've made an arrest. 24 year old woman with revoked license in a full-sized pickup. Video shows that she basically drove right through Josh without moving over or reducing speed. Absolutely...
01-21-20, 07:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 672
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Dutch Bike at Costco

Cheese, that is. Saw it and had to try it. Quite flavorful.


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01-17-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 693
Posted By Moe Zhoost

I installed 3/8" heel lifts in all of my shoes. ...

I installed 3/8" heel lifts in all of my shoes. That plus doing heel-drop stretches eliminated the pain within a few months. Hasn't returned for over 10 years.
01-14-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,880
Posted By Moe Zhoost

When I volunteer at the local co-op, I'll reach...

When I volunteer at the local co-op, I'll reach for the Park PW-4 before any of the others. I like the way the head offers a couple of angles for mounting the spindle flats. At home, I use a Park...
01-14-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,496
Posted By Moe Zhoost

I have a small light that I mount on my helmet...

I have a small light that I mount on my helmet with velcro. It augments my other lighting: Dyno powered tail light, saddle pack mounted battery light, and 2 additional belt-mounted battery lights...
01-14-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 862
Posted By Moe Zhoost

I use mostly 12 gauge but have used 10 gauge for...

I use mostly 12 gauge but have used 10 gauge for some headtubes with bigger holes. 14 gauge would likely be too thin,
01-13-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 862
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Sure: 1. Picture of the bolt that I form the...

Sure:
1. Picture of the bolt that I form the rivet head with as well as drive the rivet through the headbadge/headtube. You can form the concavity with a drill bit or dremel tool and then taper...
01-13-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 354
Posted By Moe Zhoost

I use Tektro MT2.1 levers on two of my bikes. ...

I use Tektro MT2.1 levers on two of my bikes. They are very easy to adapt to either type of brake.
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