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10-21-19, 02:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 272
Posted By tim24k

Plus one! I like and trust high grade ...

Plus one!

I like and trust high grade Chromoly (Chrome Molybdenum) Steel frames. Here in the NW we have a lot of chip seal roads, steel frames just feels better to me riding on them. Also most of...
Forum: Commuting
10-06-19, 06:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 201
Posted By tim24k

Try Plant Bike. ...

Try Plant Bike.
https://www.planetbike.com/store/products/bike-accessories/bike-fenders.html
10-04-19, 12:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 133
Posted By tim24k

My wife and I did it last spring on the tandem...

My wife and I did it last spring on the tandem and thought it was really nice.
Forum: Commuting
10-02-19, 03:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,424
Posted By tim24k

Plus one!

Plus one!
Forum: Commuting
10-02-19, 03:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 810
Posted By tim24k

Thatís a tuff one. Sad you're not in TX anymore,...

Thatís a tuff one. Sad you're not in TX anymore, I want to move there, seriously! CA, OR, and WA we have a big homeless/theft problem and itís getting worse! You see a lot of them pushing stolen...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-02-19, 02:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 440
Posted By tim24k

So for $40 you maybe fold or unfold it five...

So for $40 you maybe fold or unfold it five seconds faster? I maybe old but I have more time then money. I guess buy what ever puts a smile on your face at the end of the day.

Have Brompton will...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-02-19, 02:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 877
Posted By tim24k

For $800 get the six speed Brompton you won’t be...

For $800 get the six speed Brompton you won’t be sorry. You can travel with it fold it up and take it with you into the grocery store or restaurant.

Have Brompton will travel,
Timothy
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-02-19, 01:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 729
Posted By tim24k

I also really like the beautiful fire lacquer...

I also really like the beautiful fire lacquer finish but couldnít justify the extra $330 price just to be pretty. Yes Iím a cheap date.

I just got got back from my trip and was really glad I got...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-01-19, 12:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 440
Posted By tim24k

I can't get your link to work.

I can't get your link to work.
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-01-19, 12:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 486
Posted By tim24k

I like the light weigh and simply of the rim...

I like the light weigh and simply of the rim brakes on my Brompton and see no need to change it.
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-01-19, 12:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 729
Posted By tim24k

I bought the six speed because I live in the NW...

I bought the six speed because I live in the NW with a lot of hills and plan on traveling to places with hills. The two or three speed wasn't even considered.
Forum: Texas
09-30-19, 07:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,343
Posted By tim24k

Thanks for the tip, Iíll have a look.

Thanks for the tip, Iíll have a look.
Forum: Texas
09-30-19, 07:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,343
Posted By tim24k

Iím looking for good riding and a place that I...

Iím looking for good riding and a place that I can ride my bicycle from my house to grocery store and back without getting run over. What Iíve been finding is in the small TX towns so far is the main...
Forum: Commuting
09-13-19, 05:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,148
Posted By tim24k

Well I’m not new to bicycle communing but have...

Well I’m not new to bicycle communing but have returned to it after a long recovery from a double hart bypass. Life is good and I’m still this side of the daisies.:)
09-13-19, 05:00 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,480
Posted By tim24k

I like to shop/support the LBS but I never hang...

I like to shop/support the LBS but I never hang out at there.
Forum: Recumbent
09-13-19, 04:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,558
Posted By tim24k

I have a ICE Adventure that I like really well...

I have a ICE Adventure that I like really well for gravel. But when I take a bike on the plane I use my Brompton. Sorry no gravel with that one though.
Forum: Commuting
09-13-19, 04:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 984
Posted By tim24k

+ one!

+ one!
09-13-19, 04:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 555
Posted By tim24k

My wife and I go down to Eugene at least two...

My wife and I go down to Eugene at least two times a year to ride the bike trails. We really like the trail that runs along both sides of the river. It has many parks to stop and a lot of restaurants...
09-13-19, 03:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,454
Posted By tim24k

My wife and I go down to ride the bike trails in...

My wife and I go down to ride the bike trails in Eugene at least two times a year and feel total safe. But then we never ride them at night. Sadly I donít think thatís a good idea in any US city...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-27-19, 04:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,723
Posted By tim24k

Stupid price for the new Tern BYB. I’ll keep my...

Stupid price for the new Tern BYB. I’ll keep my old Dahons and Bromptons.
08-27-19, 04:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,873
Posted By tim24k

I have never gotten saddle sore on a recumbent...

I have never gotten saddle sore on a recumbent seat.
Forum: Texas
08-26-19, 04:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,343
Posted By tim24k

Thanks guys, I do like small towns around 3,400...

Thanks guys, I do like small towns around 3,400 to 18,000 close to a much larger town with a good hospital twenty minutes away would be ideal. A town of a 262 pop. would be a tuff sell to the wife. ...
08-25-19, 04:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,038
Posted By tim24k

I’m a three day twenty mile a day bicycle...

I’m a three day twenty mile a day bicycle commuter. I used to be a five day a week man but then I had a double hart bypass, DRATS! Getting old sometimes gets to be annoying. I’m hoping to go back to...
Forum: Texas
08-22-19, 03:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,343
Posted By tim24k

Thanks texbiker The wife and I looked and rode...

Thanks texbiker
The wife and I looked and rode Tylerís bike paths back in April of last year. We liked the town but didnít see much going on as far as we could see in the way of cycling goes. We...
Forum: Texas
08-22-19, 05:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,343
Posted By tim24k

Any bicycle friendly TX towns?

I'm looking to retire in TX and cycling is a important part of my life. Can any one suggest any bicycle friendly towns in TX I should look at? I donít much care for large cityís like Austin, Houston,...
Forum: Touring
08-22-19, 04:32 AM
Replies: 395
Views: 145,648
Posted By tim24k

Iíve had my 520 for about ten years now and love...

Iíve had my 520 for about ten years now and love it. Itís the best all around bike I have ever owned. I will keep it till the day they kick dirt in my face. Long live the Trek 520:)
08-22-19, 03:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,463
Posted By tim24k

That’s a tuff one as we don’t know what size of...

That’s a tuff one as we don’t know what size of bike you need. As said before Craigslist or eBay but you need to know what you are buying. Check out Citybikes on 1914 SE Ankeny, Bike Farm on 810 NE...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-18-19, 04:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,881
Posted By tim24k

I to like the stock Brompton brakes. First step I...

I to like the stock Brompton brakes. First step I would give a good cleaning to the brake surface of the rims with some alcohol and then lightly sand the brake pads where they come in contact with...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-18-19, 03:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,854
Posted By tim24k

I would take to a Brompton dealer and have a full...

I would take to a Brompton dealer and have a full tune up done. Then ride it for a while than make your discussion whether to keep it or not. A Brompton in full working order will be much easier to...
08-18-19, 02:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 690
Posted By tim24k

I used to go two to deferent bike shops depending...

I used to go two to deferent bike shops depending on the what I needed recumbent bikes or upright bike stuff. Both have new owners and a lot of changes that I don’t care for. I recently found a new...
08-18-19, 02:08 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,024
Posted By tim24k

+2 Complain to corporate and by all means never...

+2
Complain to corporate and by all means never go back.
08-18-19, 01:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 638
Posted By tim24k

It really depends on what area you are in....

It really depends on what area you are in. Personally I would only pay $200 tops for a very clean 33 year old Cannondale SR 1000.
08-18-19, 01:34 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,118
Posted By tim24k

Sadly my two bike shops I used to go to for years...

Sadly my two bike shops I used to go to for years have new owners and are now high presser sales with poor people skills. So I have moved on to a new shop that is really great and thinks like I do....
08-18-19, 12:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,306
Posted By tim24k

That’s odd I have never ever replaced a stock...

That’s odd I have never ever replaced a stock recumbent seat. :)
Forum: Commuting
08-16-19, 04:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,932
Posted By tim24k

+ one! Balaclava work great.

+ one!
Balaclava work great.
08-16-19, 04:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,565
Posted By tim24k

Have tried a recumbent bike. Seriously, after...

Have tried a recumbent bike. Seriously, after riding one I have no more wrist, neck, back, or butt pain. Itís now hard to go back to my up right bikes.
08-16-19, 04:33 AM
Replies: 24,674
Views: 2,334,612
Posted By tim24k

Yes I rode my normal 20 mile commute today. It...

Yes I rode my normal 20 mile commute today. It was a very nice day. :)
08-16-19, 03:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,143
Posted By tim24k

Very cool bike, looking clean and classy.

Very cool bike, looking clean and classy.
08-16-19, 03:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,699
Posted By tim24k

Try this place. ...

Try this place.

https://www.citygrounds.com/collections/bike-wheels-rims-hubs/products/se-bikes-26-bmx-wheelset?variant=955181334553
08-16-19, 03:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 932
Posted By tim24k

+ one! Sadly I see the homeless doing things...

+ one!
Sadly I see the homeless doing things like that here a lot.
08-16-19, 03:16 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,419
Posted By tim24k

I use a good U lock through the frame and back...

I use a good U lock through the frame and back wheel securing it to a bike rack set in concrete. If Iím out of eye shot of the bike I will then take the front wheel off and take it in with me.
08-16-19, 02:59 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,992
Posted By tim24k

+ one! I also carry a boot or most of the time...

+ one! I also carry a boot or most of the time just a dollar bill for a boot just in case the whole in the tire is large.
08-16-19, 02:46 AM
Replies: 1,375
Views: 89,757
Posted By tim24k

Only 20 miles today as it was my regular commute...

Only 20 miles today as it was my regular commute day.
Forum: Commuting
08-15-19, 09:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,923
Posted By tim24k

I to like riding alone, sometimes the wife comes...

I to like riding alone, sometimes the wife comes along but then mostly on the tandem. :)
08-15-19, 09:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,431
Posted By tim24k

+ one I usually like run 5 to 7 lb less on the...

+ one
I usually like run 5 to 7 lb less on the front tire. I feel it gives a little better road grip and more comfortable on the hands when riding chip seal roads.
08-15-19, 08:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,844
Posted By tim24k

We have bad roads here in the NW, if and when...

We have bad roads here in the NW, if and when they go to fix the roads they use chip seal most of the time. So on my 700c bikes I run 38 wide tires.
08-15-19, 08:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,610
Posted By tim24k

+ one!! Zenni has been good to me and my friends...

+ one!! Zenni has been good to me and my friends for many years.
08-15-19, 08:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 27,393
Posted By tim24k

Why not just buy a suitcase the turns into a...

Why not just buy a suitcase the turns into a trailer? Bike Friday has them.
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=IwStL94Xudo
08-15-19, 08:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,099
Posted By tim24k

I keep all my bikes inside but my buddy uses BBQ...

I keep all my bikes inside but my buddy uses BBQ grill covers. They are cheap and work really well.
08-15-19, 07:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,142
Posted By tim24k

+ one!!

+ one!!
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