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Forum: Folding Bikes
03-16-19, 07:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,712
Posted By blakcloud

Very nice looking bike Raxel.

Very nice looking bike Raxel.
03-15-19, 05:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,127
Posted By blakcloud

I don't know if they still sell it but Shimano...

I don't know if they still sell it but Shimano made/makes the Metrea groupset for commuting flat bar bikes.

https://bike.shimano.com/en-EU/product/component/metrea-u5000.html
03-15-19, 08:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 438
Posted By blakcloud

Looks good, the price is right, though like the...

Looks good, the price is right, though like the other poster the size concerns me. It won’t hurt to go look at it.
03-14-19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,165
Posted By blakcloud

To stop cars from driving through. If it is wide...

To stop cars from driving through. If it is wide enough for a car someone will try.
03-09-19, 05:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 444
Posted By blakcloud

I have two Silca's and one with that head. I was...

I have two Silca's and one with that head. I was able to replace the rubber gasket and even bought an extra before the switch over to Indianapolis ownership. When the gasket is new, I just spit on it...
03-08-19, 11:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,047
Posted By blakcloud

Did you watch the videos that TimothH posted?...

Did you watch the videos that TimothH posted? They were actually quite good.

As for your question on lifting your front wheel while going down a hill, I think that question should wait until you...
03-07-19, 06:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,369
Posted By blakcloud

I think the name gravel bike is a little...

I think the name gravel bike is a little misleading. The term adventure bike is much more descriptive to me. With that said I do think it is time to have a separate category because the recreational...
03-03-19, 07:44 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 923
Posted By blakcloud

I posted this yesterday in another thread. I am a...

I posted this yesterday in another thread. I am a fan of the the Park Tool Chests Currently I use a the BX-2 but with the amount of tools I am accumulating, I might need to move up to the BX-3. Yes,...
03-02-19, 08:19 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,443
Posted By blakcloud

I live in a condo and don't have the luxury of a...

I live in a condo and don't have the luxury of a dedicated workspace so this is my solution. Park Tool BX-2. It keeps everything organized and in one place. Yes, this tool box is expensive but it is...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-27-19, 08:14 AM
Replies: 2,035
Views: 380,965
Posted By blakcloud

Just for a moment lets forget what the bike was...

Just for a moment lets forget what the bike was "suppose to be" and look at the bike as something brand new, like you have never seen it before, never heard about it. When you take away your...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-24-19, 12:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,086
Posted By blakcloud

I have never been a fan of the Vero crank. They...

I have never been a fan of the Vero crank. They are functional but heavy, so yes that would be the first thing I would change. I would also replace the bottom bracket with a lighter one. If it is...
02-18-19, 02:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,018
Posted By blakcloud

I read the beginning of your other thread on the...

I read the beginning of your other thread on the theft of your bike so I hope you have that sorted for your new bike. (I never read the conclusion, if there was one).

Cost and efficiency wise, any...
02-08-19, 12:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 902
Posted By blakcloud

My favorite apron is the one made by Silca....

My favorite apron is the one made by Silca. https://silca.cc/products/apron-premio

Not only is it heavy duty with great straps but it has a split up the middle.This allows you to test ride your...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-31-18, 04:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 770
Posted By blakcloud

Very cool!!! That must have been a fun project....

Very cool!!! That must have been a fun project. Happy riding.
12-28-18, 04:27 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,035
Posted By blakcloud

I have a Brompton and a Rivendell and commuted on...

I have a Brompton and a Rivendell and commuted on both. Which do I prefer? Well that depends. When space, parking and risk of theft is high I chose the Brompton. The downside is the bike rides like...
12-25-18, 09:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,382
Posted By blakcloud

I have the BX-2 and like it a lot. Since I live...

I have the BX-2 and like it a lot. Since I live in a condo with a no bike in the unit rule, I have to work on my bikes elsewhere. Being able to carry my tools to my bike makes life and bicycle...
12-22-18, 05:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 675
Posted By blakcloud

I have all the tools I need and even have a Park...

I have all the tools I need and even have a Park BX-2 Tool Box but like the OP I want the new Park Tool Box BX-3 on wheels. I just need more volume to carry all my tools....
12-17-18, 03:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 445
Posted By blakcloud

Isn't it Geraint THOMAS?

Isn't it Geraint THOMAS?
12-10-18, 06:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 840
Posted By blakcloud

I don't know if this is the answer to the OP's...

I don't know if this is the answer to the OP's problem but this is a well thought out piece of advice. Thanks for posting this.
12-07-18, 07:38 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,561
Posted By blakcloud

Get yourself a Burley Travoy trailer for the days...

Get yourself a Burley Travoy trailer for the days you want to carry a load of groceries and keep your bike the way it is. I agree with you, there is something liberating about having a unladen bike.
11-13-18, 07:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 783
Posted By blakcloud

I am pretty sure I bought mine from...

I am pretty sure I bought mine from Jensonusa.com. This is the BX-2 and I have had if for over a year and I like it. It doesn't hold all my tools and it can get pretty heavy carrying it, therefore I...
Forum: Commuting
11-05-18, 04:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,409
Posted By blakcloud

I have the Shower Pass Elite 2.1 also and it...

I have the Shower Pass Elite 2.1 also and it worked for a while but now I use it more as winter wind breaker than anything else as it stopped working long time ago. Thanks to the tips on here I am...
11-04-18, 09:14 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,669
Posted By blakcloud

Since this is the Classic and Vintage Forum, my...

Since this is the Classic and Vintage Forum, my favorite tool is my Cinelli Work Stand that I purchased 33 years ago and still use it to this day. Even though I bought the Feedback Ultimate and...
11-03-18, 07:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By blakcloud

There is good with the bad. Yes, Evans will exist...

There is good with the bad. Yes, Evans will exist but half the stores are going to be gone. It sounds as if overall locations were over saturated. Thanks for posting the links.
Replies: 6
Views: 333
Posted By blakcloud

Price is high and I am not convinced that the...

Price is high and I am not convinced that the fork is original.
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