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04-22-21, 03:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 159
Posted By veganbikes

Hope so...what is wrong with the current one? Or...

Hope so...what is wrong with the current one? Or are you just getting a back up (which is always a smart move)
Forum: Touring
04-22-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 215
Posted By veganbikes

Mine has been in a Lifeproof case for 7 years or...

Mine has been in a Lifeproof case for 7 years or so and has been dropped many times and thrown into bags and is still working just fine with zero issues (aside from Youtube app refusing to work...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-21, 03:28 PM
Replies: 19,986
Views: 4,357,692
Posted By veganbikes

Tools because I always need tools: ...

Tools because I always need tools:
https://wheelsmfg.com/headset-cup-press.html...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-21, 03:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 196
Posted By veganbikes

Which one fits the best and is in the best...

Which one fits the best and is in the best condition? A road bike for under 100 is a tough one unless it is in rough shape or low quality or sometimes both.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 818
Posted By veganbikes

They can do a lot of things but a big thing is...

They can do a lot of things but a big thing is hand protection in a crash and looking badass with half finger stuff ...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-21, 03:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 332
Posted By veganbikes

I thought we all agreed it was Pastafarianism...

I thought we all agreed it was Pastafarianism (https://www.spaghettimonster.org)? Either that or the Church of the Fonz. (https://familyguy.fandom.com/wiki/Church_of_the_Fonz)..LOL

My fat ass...
04-22-21, 03:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 159
Posted By veganbikes

Makes sense but I have seen some oddities over...

Makes sense but I have seen some oddities over the years. Hopefully someone over there can help get you the thru-axle as I didn't find anything but 15mm stuff and that was bolt on which I personally...
04-22-21, 03:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 245
Posted By veganbikes

Both of those deep section wheels are barftastic....

Both of those deep section wheels are barftastic. Some deep section stuff can look good but that stuff really miss the mark for me. I would go with something like the H+Son TB14s either polished or...
04-22-21, 03:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 285
Posted By veganbikes

Glenfiddich is good stuff though scotch and...

Glenfiddich is good stuff though scotch and whisky (or whiskey) in general is good. Though I am part Scottish and my Grandmother was way into Scotch so maybe that is why I like it granted I was never...
04-22-21, 02:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 303
Posted By veganbikes

New tools are always fun. I just got some Knipex...

New tools are always fun. I just got some Knipex cable cutters and while I haven't had a chance to use them much I am super excited. Also just got a Wheels Manufacturing Headset Cup Press which I am...
04-22-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 130
Posted By veganbikes

Yes spacing will be the same for 10 speed...

Yes spacing will be the same for 10 speed shimano. It is when you go to Campy that things change a bit. The 4700 shifters and derailleurs are technically only compatible with themselves (though are...
04-22-21, 02:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 165
Posted By veganbikes

Do you need it, no until you need it, then you...

Do you need it, no until you need it, then you NEED IT. It is a product designed to break, that is its goal because if it breaks it will hopefully save your derailleur typically a more expensive...
04-22-21, 02:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 285
Posted By veganbikes

Gotta have a Phil Shot Tube handy. (it...

Gotta have a Phil Shot Tube handy. (it technically isn't a glass since it is metal construction) Glad you have luck with patches my patching never seemed to want to work and I really took my time and...
04-22-21, 02:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 226
Posted By veganbikes

They are always super helpful and supportive of...

They are always super helpful and supportive of their products. Truman who many have seen in some of their videos is super nice and really helpful, we had an electric stand that had some issues and...
04-22-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By veganbikes

Weird, I have always heard back from Phil Wood,...

Weird, I have always heard back from Phil Wood, granted my last interaction was one of them not having what I was looking for but to be fair it was an old product they didn't make a ton of for...
04-22-21, 02:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 99
Posted By veganbikes

Why are you trying to put the wrong cassette on...

Why are you trying to put the wrong cassette on the bike? Just get an 8 speed cassette, the same one you likely have is going to be $25 and if I want to up the quality a tiny bit (it is 8 speed so...
04-22-21, 02:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 159
Posted By veganbikes

BD is saying contact a defunct brand? I thought...

BD is saying contact a defunct brand? I thought BD owned the name now as actual French Motobecane filed for bankruptcy in 1981. It is odd they aren't doing all the Motobecane work maybe they have a...
04-22-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 383
Posted By veganbikes

King titanium cages would be my top pick they...

King titanium cages would be my top pick they look good on anything!
04-22-21, 12:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 110
Posted By veganbikes

How much does she weigh, what bike is she riding,...

How much does she weigh, what bike is she riding, what spacing does it have, what kind of riding is she doing...??? Give us a bit of info here so we can help you.
04-22-21, 12:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 159
Posted By veganbikes

According to the shouting from Bikes Direct the...

According to the shouting from Bikes Direct the front is a 15mm thru axle, are you positive it is a 12mm at the front and not 15? I would try to reach out to them and see if they have replacement...
04-22-21, 12:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 248
Posted By veganbikes

Never heard of KAC before so I wouldn't really...

Never heard of KAC before so I wouldn't really want to trust it. I have seen some of those Amazon brands and not really much of quality. Nothing I wouldn't want to put my bikes on and travel with....
04-22-21, 12:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 159
Posted By veganbikes

What bike is it brand model and year? The only...

What bike is it brand model and year? The only thing I found was RAP has a 15mm version of that axle but of course not QR a standard bolt on.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-21, 12:12 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 3,690
Posted By veganbikes

NO, Shimano is not Shimano otherwise they...

NO, Shimano is not Shimano otherwise they wouldn't have Dura-Ace, Ultegra, 105, Tiagra, Sora, Claris and on the MTB side XTR, XT, SLX, Deore, Alivio, Altus, Acera and of course Alfine and Nexus on...
04-22-21, 12:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 990
Posted By veganbikes

339 e-bikes were sold from 2018-2020 sorry for...

339 e-bikes were sold from 2018-2020 sorry for not making that clear but of course we are talking e-bikes in an e-bike subforum so I guess I kind of forgot to put the "e"
Some of those e-bikes were...
04-21-21, 08:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 708
Posted By veganbikes

Well that doesn't change much. The workers at...

Well that doesn't change much. The workers at Amazon still are maltreated and of course Jeff Bezos is still the richest man on the planet. Of course yes you can find ways to make Amazon sound good....
04-21-21, 07:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 990
Posted By veganbikes

Many of those are previously sold. From...

Many of those are previously sold. From 4/20/2018-2020 we did another 339 bikes and more before that plus some of those warranties were not on bikes we sold but from brands we do sell and from other...
04-21-21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 123
Posted By veganbikes

I wouldn't worry a ton about color and waiting...

I wouldn't worry a ton about color and waiting for 2020 if you have something on order that bike is for you keep it, if you haven't ordered than get what you can get.
04-21-21, 07:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 157
Posted By veganbikes

I don't tend to "get air" but I am not a super...

I don't tend to "get air" but I am not a super skilled mountain biker. I wouldn't want to fall either but have some fun.
04-21-21, 07:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 708
Posted By veganbikes

I would talk to a fitter as far as saddles or try...

I would talk to a fitter as far as saddles or try some out maybe your local shop has a tryout program or can help measure your sit bones. Typically $30 saddles probably aren't going to be much better...
04-21-21, 07:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 455
Posted By veganbikes

It is not a bad thing to have certainly and...

It is not a bad thing to have certainly and always looks better to a shop. Though your best learning is through working and learning on the job.
04-21-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 320
Posted By veganbikes

Wow people missed out on the 90s. It is a bar to...

Wow people missed out on the 90s. It is a bar to stiffen up the front end. Back when we rode on 25.4 bars they tended to be a bit flexy and so it was a way to make things stiffer and maybe a touch...
04-21-21, 07:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 622
Posted By veganbikes

Agreed there are enough stupid people out there...

Agreed there are enough stupid people out there but eventually this will have to end it just might take a long time.
04-21-21, 07:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 422
Posted By veganbikes

No worries. Always happy to help. The 7...

No worries. Always happy to help.

The 7 speed era was in the late 80s to early 90s the 8 speed era started in the early 90s to mid 90s, We are in the 2020s now and are in the 12 speed era so the...
Forum: Foo
04-20-21, 09:09 PM
Replies: 11,598
Views: 2,397,152
Posted By veganbikes

It puts the lotion on its skin?

It puts the lotion on its skin?
Forum: Touring
04-20-21, 09:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 294
Posted By veganbikes

Arkel no longer makes that pannier however I will...

Arkel no longer makes that pannier however I will say my GT-54s have been excellent and in general I highly recommend their stuff. I will say Ortlieb Vs Arkel. Ortleib hits on the waterproof empty...
04-20-21, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 252
Posted By veganbikes

You are finding a lot of ways to talk about...

You are finding a lot of ways to talk about buying a rad power. Just buy the bike and when it fails get something more decent. Easy Peasy. If a bike only comes in one or two sizes and you can't test...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-21, 08:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By veganbikes

Cool story, I guess???

Cool story, I guess???
04-20-21, 08:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 622
Posted By veganbikes

Ahh another thread not understanding the delays...

Ahh another thread not understanding the delays and issues caused by COVID-19. Yes delays will be around for a long time until COVID is solved worldwide and things have time to go back to whatever...
04-20-21, 08:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 990
Posted By veganbikes

We typically have about 100 e-bikes in for...

We typically have about 100 e-bikes in for service at any given time

Most common repairs are busted hub drives (spokes, burnt motors...) and controllers and such and of course flat fixes. In the...
04-20-21, 08:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 310
Posted By veganbikes

It depends on your trails and riding style and...

It depends on your trails and riding style and such. I am currently running 650B on my hardtail but have plans for 29ers in the near future just to try them out. The 650bs roll fine on the trails...
04-20-21, 07:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 555
Posted By veganbikes

You are all set. We frequently get a lot of...

You are all set. We frequently get a lot of people here who don't have your passion and just want to ask a question and leave and aren't looking to join in on the fun.

You can ride you just gotta...
Forum: Touring
04-20-21, 07:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 450
Posted By veganbikes

Fair dinkum...Some of the bigger ones are still...

Fair dinkum...Some of the bigger ones are still good.
04-20-21, 07:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 303
Posted By veganbikes

Hopefully you have a shop semi-nearby because it...

Hopefully you have a shop semi-nearby because it could help out out quite a bit.
04-19-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 944
Posted By veganbikes

State isn't terrible for a cheap fixed gear....

State isn't terrible for a cheap fixed gear. Certainly was better for my ex-friend who wanted to take a really nice steel road bike (made by Proteus bicycles of College Park, MD back in the 80s) and...
04-19-21, 08:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 688
Posted By veganbikes

Are we talking the old Super/Nuevo Record Pista...

Are we talking the old Super/Nuevo Record Pista or the new stuff? If you are talking old stuff than maybe if you are talking new stuff then no sorry Sugino Super 75 is just so sexy and perfect and...
04-19-21, 08:45 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,353
Posted By veganbikes

Agreed with what you wrote but the thread kinda...

Agreed with what you wrote but the thread kinda went dormant in around this time last year so not so terrible of a zombie thread but maybe not as needed.
04-19-21, 08:43 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,144
Posted By veganbikes

I don't know why but screw it I will bite. I...

I don't know why but screw it I will bite. I really should be doing laundry I keep putting it off. Ah well. Maybe tomorrow.

1. How old are you?
Much older than drippy but not that old

2....
04-19-21, 08:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 495
Posted By veganbikes

Oh wow you make more money than the poor stupid...

Oh wow you make more money than the poor stupid bike monkey who dances for your crappy huffy good on you. I enjoy what I do and I am sure cxwrench would say the same. I get to be around bikes all...
04-19-21, 08:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 223
Posted By veganbikes

I mean just bend it if you ruin the derailleur...

I mean just bend it if you ruin the derailleur guess what they are cheap in every sense of the word. You can just throw a new one on and start over for $10-20 or so. If the hanger is bent take that...
04-19-21, 08:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 240
Posted By veganbikes

I wouldn't use spray stuff while on the bike and...

I wouldn't use spray stuff while on the bike and able to get onto other surfaces like braking surfaces unless I was able to clean them with isopropyl alcohol. You never want to spray anything on...
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