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07-04-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,582
Posted By rollagain

Wait for Covid to kill off a couple million...

Wait for Covid to kill off a couple million people, then start shopping the estate sales.
06-24-20, 09:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 685
Posted By rollagain

You could get one of these ... ...

You could get one of these ...

https://cyclingspares.com/bicycle-pump/eyezoff-airbone-zt702-supernova-ultra-compact-bicycle-pump-for-schraderpresta-9-9cm-silver/

It only delivers about a...
06-18-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,081
Posted By rollagain

There's a variety without ratchet pawls, probably...

There's a variety without ratchet pawls, probably moist commonly found in single-speed coaster-brake bikes, but not always. I once had a Raleigh Technium touring bike with that. One day I was out...
06-10-20, 04:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 418
Posted By rollagain

Attach saddlebags, frame bags, or whatever,...

Attach saddlebags, frame bags, or whatever, enough to contain your pump, tools, tube, etc., and just leave 'em on the bike. Then your only prep time is checking the tires and airing them up if needed.
06-08-20, 08:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,187
Posted By rollagain

I think most bike shops get most or all of their...

I think most bike shops get most or all of their merchandise through QBP, so when you order some small item, your order gets added to a bunch of others and the shipping charges get distributed among...
06-01-20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 692
Posted By rollagain

If you're looking, here are a couple: ...

If you're looking, here are a couple:

Twofish Unlimited - Bicycle Accessory Fasteners (http://www.twofish.biz/bike.html)
05-27-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,280
Posted By rollagain

Nice! I like the clean looks.

Nice! I like the clean looks.
05-27-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,824
Posted By rollagain

But it IS the manufacturer's fault that you can't...

But it IS the manufacturer's fault that you can't get a replacement of a part that's designed to be sacrificed to save your derailleur (and maybe your wheel). They should be better about keeping a...
05-23-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,380
Posted By rollagain

Pheonix, it is! Such an appropriate name. Had to...

Pheonix, it is! Such an appropriate name. Had to laugh at the "18 Speed" decal, though.

Good for another 100,000 miles, lol!
05-21-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,831
Posted By rollagain

Colorful! I like that!

Colorful! I like that!
05-15-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,157
Posted By rollagain

Baboon-butt, LOL!

Baboon-butt, LOL!
05-12-20, 09:17 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,402
Posted By rollagain

See also, "harsh ride". Those wheels are almost...

See also, "harsh ride". Those wheels are almost identical to a great many wheelchair wheels (I worked in a wheelchair shop for 12 yrs). Nearly impossible to break, but give the ride comfort of cast...
05-04-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,971
Posted By rollagain

Twofish Unlimited - Bicycle Accessory Fasteners...

Twofish Unlimited - Bicycle Accessory Fasteners (http://www.twofish.biz/bike.html)
04-19-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,153
Posted By rollagain

Just a question, but was the driver able to see...

Just a question, but was the driver able to see you in his rearview mirror(s)? If you were too close to the tailgate you were likely invisible unless the truck was equipped with a (working) backup...
03-30-20, 04:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,119
Posted By rollagain

Scroll down to "Product Details" on the Amazon...

Scroll down to "Product Details" on the Amazon page and you'll find a little button that asks "Would you like to tell us about a lower price?" Click that and follow the instructions.
03-28-20, 10:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,261
Posted By rollagain

Of those three I'd go with the 8-speed internal...

Of those three I'd go with the 8-speed internal hub gear model. Just ride it and enjoy it; I doubt you'll find a better price for a bike with that hub gear. I've got one and it's nice, real smooth. I...
03-25-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 787
Posted By rollagain

Now someone's going to steal your bike for the...

Now someone's going to steal your bike for the copper scrap. :lol:
03-22-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,671
Posted By rollagain

Here--again: ...

Here--again:

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/gloss_aa-l.html#airless

Tannus' Armour Inserts would be far better; they put a thick layer of material between the tire and tube, but still DO include...
02-25-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,513
Posted By rollagain

I read down about halfway through the first page...

I read down about halfway through the first page of this thread and decided to jump in, but I'm treating this "just one" as a TEOTWAWKI choice ... and mine is this

WorkCycles Gr8 (as city bike)...
01-21-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 548
Posted By rollagain

That's a casting. Get a tiny crack in it and it...

That's a casting. Get a tiny crack in it and it has no grain structure to resist further spreading of the crack. Failure is sudden.
01-18-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,059
Posted By rollagain

All I'm going to say is that you shouldn't...

All I'm going to say is that you shouldn't hesitate to get the Terra because it "might be too much bike for me". Seems like the worst that could happen is you getting spoiled for lesser machines.
12-30-19, 10:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 589
Posted By rollagain

Well, in that one, the rider is still...

Well, in that one, the rider is still cycling--and I don't know why they used the term 'bionic'.

Anyway, you can build a model of one of these yourself, without the cycling part:
...
12-26-19, 12:14 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,662
Posted By rollagain

Red and white reflective chevrons on the fenders...

Red and white reflective chevrons on the fenders of the Zebec, also the white reflective hashes on the fork:...
12-16-19, 03:47 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 13,018
Posted By rollagain

You want to ride for endurance? Get one of these:...

You want to ride for endurance? Get one of these:

https://www.worksmancycles.com/inb.html

The bike will endure, whether you do or not. No aluminum, and the only plastic is in the handgrips,...
12-07-19, 11:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 904
Posted By rollagain

Read this. It probably won't make you feel any...

Read this. It probably won't make you feel any better about your choices, though.

The Search for the Holy Grail: Waterproof Breathable Rain Gear | PopUpBackpacker...
11-27-19, 09:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 570
Posted By rollagain

I assume they would use the same rim--wherever...

I assume they would use the same rim--wherever possible--because it simplifies the supply chain and thus lowers their cost by leveraging economies of scale. That becomes more important when they're...
11-26-19, 04:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 994
Posted By rollagain

We need to know more. Are there steep hills? Bad...

We need to know more. Are there steep hills? Bad pavement? Inclement weather? What physical condition are you in?

I wouldn't worry so much about brands, but do figure out what features you want...
11-26-19, 02:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 570
Posted By rollagain

I recommend you just wheel it into a good local...

I recommend you just wheel it into a good local bike shop and ask them. That will save you a lot of headaches with possibly getting a mismatched part and having to send it back. A good front rim...
11-14-19, 03:53 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,803
Posted By rollagain

I'm with Gresp on this. This patent isn't about...

I'm with Gresp on this. This patent isn't about that gearbox. The gearbox is mentioned, but there's also a lot of detail about a roller chain, and they've included information about an IGH, as shown...
09-11-19, 04:11 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,750
Posted By rollagain

My, my, would you look at this ... everything old...

My, my, would you look at this ... everything old is new again.

https://www.gracesguide.co.uk/File:Im1932Bart-Page91.jpg
06-20-19, 08:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,355
Posted By rollagain

Whatever you use, just make sure you thoroughly...

Whatever you use, just make sure you thoroughly clean out the old stuff first. Many greases are incompatible with each other and mixing them can lead to lubrication failure.
05-14-19, 04:22 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,589
Posted By rollagain

According to the logic in that article, my...

According to the logic in that article, my non-functional snow thrower should be worth six figures.
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