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09-09-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 784
Posted By royphotog

Thanks for the replies; I never did catch onto...

Thanks for the replies; I never did catch onto that spelling thing in school. Even with a Grammarly subscription, I still mess it up at times, but it looks like it gave some of you a little smile. I...
09-09-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 784
Posted By redcon1

Your hard tale indicates that you were peddled a...

Your hard tale indicates that you were peddled a hardtail without adequate pedals.

I like pinned flat pedals, something like Crank Bros Stamp 1
09-03-20, 05:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 576
Posted By hrdknox1

Certainly goggles cover a larger area of your...

Certainly goggles cover a larger area of your face and could provide more safety, but probably fog up more.
08-18-20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,357
Posted By phughes

Because she works at Lowes, and didn't have time...

Because she works at Lowes, and didn't have time to look and research, I just had her get some at Lowes. They were the 3M over the glasses safety glasses. Thy worked fine. I wouldn't win any style...
08-10-20, 09:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,696
Posted By woodcraft

Bull****.

Bull****.
08-08-20, 08:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,676
Posted By coopman

I used a take-a-look mirror for a while, but...

I used a take-a-look mirror for a while, but realized that I didn't like the blind spot that it caused to my peripheral vision. I switched to a bar end mirror and like it much better.
07-25-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 912
Posted By BobbyG

This worked great! (...untill I turned it...

This worked great! (...untill I turned it...
07-18-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 995
Posted By Mulberry20

No, it isn’t. Tubeless road tires are insanely...

No, it isn’t. Tubeless road tires are insanely stupid. Probably the biggest waste of time in all road biking land.

Think about it. You rely on “old” technology to get you home. Duh!

I would put...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-01-20, 10:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,415
Posted By Kabuto

Sometimes the slightest amount of oil can cause...

Sometimes the slightest amount of oil can cause slippage. Try cleaning the seat post AND the inside of the seat post clamp (surfaces that clamp the seat post in place) with ethanol (or similar) to...
03-31-20, 06:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 857
Posted By Shimagnolo

For reference, these are the pre-existing CO laws...

For reference, these are the pre-existing CO laws which I printed out and keep in my wallet. I do this because I learned from experience that you cannot expect LEO's to be up-to-date on relevant...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-21-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 3,932
Views: 744,712
Posted By seat_boy

I found one on another list, received it...

I found one on another list, received it yesterday, and made a few changes from the stock build: Tioga Powerblock 1.9" tires (they only fit because I slid the rear wheel all the way back), a real...
Forum: Touring
03-07-20, 08:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 643
Posted By UKFan4Sure

My $30 eBay Light Setup.

I purchased these lights on eBay along with the accessory bar they are mounted on. When the lights arrived, I charged and tested them for duration. I gave up at 2.5 hours of run time and turned...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-14-20, 07:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,091
Posted By EvergreenShadow

Update: I. Love. This. Bike! After removing...

Update:
I. Love. This. Bike!
After removing the wheels, I was able to get my Dahon packed into a samsonite for my flight to the Dominican Republic. It arrived intact thankfully and I put it back...
Forum: Commuting
02-12-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,513
Posted By Eric S.

I use just the front Velo Orange bolt-on skewer...

I use just the front Velo Orange bolt-on skewer that requires a special 5mm hex wrench with a hole for the pin in the skewer. For the rear I put a U-lock on the rear wheel as shown on Sheldon...
01-31-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,575
Posted By AlmostGreenGuy

I still maintain a stable of 26" mountain bikes....

I still maintain a stable of 26" mountain bikes. Yes they're old, and outdated in comparison to modern mountain bikes. But for the trails that I ride on, which are mostly hard pack double track and...
01-29-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,575
Posted By Lazyass

Since I'm getting my Jamis, I need to figure out...

Since I'm getting my Jamis, I need to figure out what to do with my '07 F4. I actually bought this bike in August from the original owner for $100 and he only rode it around his neighborhood with...
Forum: Commuting
01-27-20, 06:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,666
Posted By 2_i

The IKEA Rain Poncho...

The IKEA Rain Poncho (https://www.ikea.com/au/en/catalog/products/40283422/) can be a good start. See, e.g. here...
01-12-20, 08:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 740
Posted By hokiefyd

My local bike shop told me a story about one of...

My local bike shop told me a story about one of their customers having one of Topeak's MTX trunk bags for many years, when one the zippers started to fail. Topeak sent him a completely new bag...
01-12-20, 04:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 740
Posted By Troul

I can say from my own experiences, that Topeak's...

I can say from my own experiences, that Topeak's customer service is great. They're one of the very rare businesses that keep me believing that true, honest, & good places still exist!

Now if...
01-12-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 740
Posted By Digger Goreman

I bought a used Explorer rack with basic MTX...

I bought a used Explorer rack with basic MTX trunk bag, a few years ago. Around the same time, acquired a used medium wedge pack off flea bay. Added a bottle cage last year.... All still with me...
01-12-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 740
Posted By UKFan4Sure

That's good to know. I've been debating on a...

That's good to know. I've been debating on a tail bag and it looks like the MTX DXB might have just won out due to your post.

In my opinion, there is nothing like good customer service, whether...
01-12-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 740
Posted By masi61

Good to know! It is very confidence inspiring...

Good to know! It is very confidence inspiring when you can rest easy knowing that your older pump still has and will continue to have replacement parts available.
01-12-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 740
Posted By DOS

Buy Topeak Products

I have a many years old Topeak Joe Blow Sport pump. This week it stopped working; it seemed like something was blocking airflow because I could not depress the plunger.

My first theory was that...
12-26-19, 10:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 550
Posted By well biked

I suggest two things: use soapy water (dish soap,...

I suggest two things: use soapy water (dish soap, etc) on the beads of the tires. If the tires are being stubborn, as it sounds like they are, remove the valve cores and inflate (with an air...
Forum: Touring
12-20-19, 01:26 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,291
Posted By Doug64

This is the rain jacket that I commuted with for...

This is the rain jacket that I commuted with for 10 years, and I have been retired for 8 years. The picture was taken in 2014. I have also gone through 3 other rainjackets during that time, but this...
12-18-19, 01:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,131
Posted By Miele Man

Those look just like my Coglan's Arno straps....

Those look just like my Coglan's Arno straps. Arno straps are available in lengths from 24" to 60" although I usually get the 48" long ones.
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-15-19, 11:38 PM
Replies: 2,342
Views: 374,955
Posted By flyboy2160

BikeLite, I didn't get a notice about your...

BikeLite,

I didn't get a notice about your post, but Pine Cone did the job!

In case you're not a mechanical person, here's a picture of a slotted spring pin. I can't recall what size the holes...
12-14-19, 02:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,731
Posted By Koyote

My brightest tail lights don’t put out anywhere...

My brightest tail lights don’t put out anywhere near that much light… And they are plenty bright. I Wonder if 250 lm or 350 lm might be overkill - blinding for motorists.

The real advantage of...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-13-19, 10:18 PM
Replies: 2,342
Views: 374,955
Posted By Pine Cone

DT Hindge Slop Fix...

DT Hindge Slop Fix (https://www.bikeforums.net/18450984-post2170.html)
12-13-19, 05:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 917
Posted By dmusicant

Had some trouble hitting that site, but finally...

Had some trouble hitting that site, but finally have hit it.

I'm still waiting on my order of yellow Jorestech Medium yellow polyester/polyurethane coated rain pants, the other part of my order at...
11-26-19, 12:09 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,530
Posted By indyfabz

:lol: "Just pulled the trigger on a [insert name...

:lol: "Just pulled the trigger on a [insert name of item]. Got it for [insert price]. Did I get a good deal or did I get ripped off? Please advice."
11-26-19, 11:50 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,530
Posted By livedarklions

I'm shopping for world peace and a quick fix to...

I'm shopping for world peace and a quick fix to the issue of global warming, but I don't want to spend more than $100.
Forum: Touring
11-26-19, 11:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,864
Posted By mstateglfr

Carrying a bucket of chicken tenders at the end...

Carrying a bucket of chicken tenders at the end of a ride to camp. Weekend cabin camping tour with one of my kids....
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