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10-14-19, 08:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 244
Posted By PdalPowr

Reading that I now see why some riders were...

Reading that I now see why some riders were confused.🤗
That was a great explanation.😀
Thank you for your advice.
10-13-19, 01:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 244
Posted By PdalPowr

Thanks to all who tried to understand. Dan? It...

Thanks to all who tried to understand.
Dan? It is the same stock deraileur that mounts on the frame.
I have been ill lately and so forgot my ownself That I had also gotten the rear wheel trued....
10-13-19, 12:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 244
Posted By PdalPowr

Thank you for your kind advice.

Thank you for your kind advice.
10-13-19, 08:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 244
Posted By PdalPowr

Sorry folks,I have never been able to post a pic.

Sorry folks,I have never been able to post a pic.
10-12-19, 01:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 244
Posted By PdalPowr

Advice please

Well I got the broken rear derailer off and the new one on.
It was exciting learning to break a chain without a breaker.🤗
The bike is running aside from adjustments. One adjustment may be the axle...
09-30-19, 06:11 AM
Replies: 1,295
Views: 220,267
Posted By PdalPowr

I told my hybrid it was going in for a check up...

I told my hybrid it was going in for a check up and a wheel truing.
I think it started to roll smoother out of appreciation.😉
09-30-19, 06:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 471
Posted By PdalPowr

Very interesting and well said. I got the...

Very interesting and well said.

I got the bike well supported and got the back wheel spinning.
To me there is an evident wobble the same place every rotation.
I then gently applied brake...
09-24-19, 07:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 471
Posted By PdalPowr

I will look up that list. Yes I as well was...

I will look up that list.
Yes I as well was surprised to not see at least damaged or bent spokes.
It was definitely a moment for me to look down and see the derailer bent upwards. 🤗😮🤗
09-24-19, 07:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 471
Posted By PdalPowr

I am in Ontario. Unfortunately I am also doing...

I am in Ontario.
Unfortunately I am also doing repairs to get my home ready for Winter.
It takes up most of my time. It would be great to get my butt back on two wheels.
I am going to give the...
09-24-19, 07:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 471
Posted By PdalPowr

Thanks for the pertinent input. Unreliable data...

Thanks for the pertinent input.
Unreliable data I know but just hoisting the rear wheel and pedaling while looking makes me thing there is a wobble at one spot. I will give the wheel spokes a better...
09-23-19, 07:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 471
Posted By PdalPowr

Is my back wheel wobbling?

Hello,I haven't posted in a while.
Moving took up all my time.🤗
Also I broke my deraileur.😶 I was riding along and
suddenly the rear wheel locked right up. Looking down
I saw my rear deraileur...
Forum: Fatbikes
06-29-18, 03:22 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,668
Posted By PdalPowr

Cool beans about the great job. Is the thousand...

Cool beans about the great job.
Is the thousand acres wooded? I too am a hunter and
took a doe with my longbow after seven years of hard hunting.
I bet you nice fat tires will make very little...
Forum: Fatbikes
06-24-18, 05:27 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,668
Posted By PdalPowr

I went to pick up my fatty and my mechanic gave...

I went to pick up my fatty and my mechanic
gave me two Vee Rubber slick tires.
There was plenty of rubber on them.
He says the slick surface is prone to picking up glass.
I at least get to try...
06-24-18, 05:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 693
Posted By PdalPowr

Absolutely. :)

Absolutely. :)
06-22-18, 04:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 976
Posted By PdalPowr

I am glad you are safe.:)

I am glad you are safe.:)
Forum: Fatbikes
06-22-18, 04:38 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,668
Posted By PdalPowr

What made me pull the trigger? Because I have...

What made me pull the trigger?
Because I have been reading about you all having too much fun without me.🤗
Actually I have been staring at them in the window at my L.B.S.,
encouraging riders...
06-21-18, 12:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,701
Posted By PdalPowr

You hit the nail on the head. :)

You hit the nail on the head. :)
06-20-18, 10:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,597
Posted By PdalPowr

Glad you are retired. Enjoy every day.:)

Glad you are retired.
Enjoy every day.:)
06-19-18, 05:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 582
Posted By PdalPowr

Cool beans. :)

Cool beans. :)
06-19-18, 05:42 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 25,077
Posted By PdalPowr

I can't get no respect. :)

I can't get no respect. :)
06-19-18, 03:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,421
Posted By PdalPowr

Very good idea. May I also suggest to only go...

Very good idea.
May I also suggest to only go with other cycling buddies.
When you get there loosen their seats,
deflate their tires and tighten the brakes so the wheels won't move. :)

Oh and...
06-19-18, 03:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 582
Posted By PdalPowr

Yep I agree I just wanted to know by asking my...

Yep I agree
I just wanted to know by asking my online cycling buddies while my L.B.S. was closed.

On a separate note.
There is no way I could lift a bike onto the top rack of my station wagon....
06-19-18, 03:11 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,325
Posted By PdalPowr

Could I make it up by lowering the bar? The...

Could I make it up by lowering the bar?

The lady made a very good deal.
When two of the bikes break on the second day,
she can scavenge parts from two and make one.
pure inescapable logic. :)
06-19-18, 03:02 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 25,077
Posted By PdalPowr

:)

:)
06-18-18, 07:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 582
Posted By PdalPowr

Now that is what I was hoping to hear. :)

Now that is what I was hoping to hear. :)
06-18-18, 06:57 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,325
Posted By PdalPowr

Exactly,but lets look on the bright side. Maybe...

Exactly,but lets look on the bright side.
Maybe she bought them for people she doesn't like. :)
06-17-18, 02:51 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,263
Posted By PdalPowr

I wouldn't go to France if you paid me beaucoup...

I wouldn't go to France if you paid me beaucoup dollars. If you do go make friends
with a smart biker and stick with him or her as the case may be.
06-17-18, 08:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 781
Posted By PdalPowr

If they do you are all set.:)

If they do you are all set.:)
06-17-18, 05:47 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,886
Posted By PdalPowr

I have a Norco hybrid and a Raleigh beater. I...

I have a Norco hybrid and a Raleigh beater.
I inherited the Raleigh with some property.
It will be used as a rider for visiting family.

I am also giving a long hard look at a Norco Sasquatch....
06-16-18, 04:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 582
Posted By PdalPowr

Sorry I didn't make it clear. It would be my...

Sorry I didn't make it clear.
It would be my L.B.S packing it in the same kind of box it came in.
I have a very bad back. It would be easier for me to slide a box in and
out of my station wagon....
06-16-18, 03:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 569
Posted By PdalPowr

There is a very good chance nail polish remover...

There is a very good chance nail polish remover will melt the seat.
They are not all the same with acetone being in many of them.
Acetone melts epoxy glue.
06-16-18, 03:10 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,830
Posted By PdalPowr

My first smile of the day.:)

My first smile of the day.:)
06-16-18, 03:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 582
Posted By PdalPowr

A question on packing a bike for moving.

What is the least amount they have to disassemble a bike to put it in a shipping box?
I am looking at a Norco Sasquatch and am getting better than a great deal on it.
I am moving a couple of hours...
06-16-18, 07:43 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,830
Posted By PdalPowr

They are not protected anywhere I know about...

They are not protected anywhere I know about except in bird sanctuaries.
There are generous limits placed upon the hunting of them.
Goose is very good but not everyone's cup of tea.
My B.I.L....
06-15-18, 08:52 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,830
Posted By PdalPowr

Smoked Canada goose is rather tasty. :)

Smoked Canada goose is rather tasty. :)
Forum: Fatbikes
06-15-18, 05:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,301
Posted By PdalPowr

There may not be that many fat bikers overly ...

There may not be that many fat bikers overly
knowledgeable about electric bikes. I know the Rambo electric fat bike
is pretty high test. It may be over your budget.
However it appears to be well...
06-15-18, 05:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,206
Posted By PdalPowr

The king thanks you. :)

The king thanks you. :)
Forum: Fatbikes
06-15-18, 02:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,253
Posted By PdalPowr

The stairs sound like fun but my balance sucks...

The stairs sound like fun but my balance sucks since I had a very bad concussion.
maybe a ski slope though.:)
06-15-18, 02:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,217
Posted By PdalPowr

My first good laugh of the day.😄

My first good laugh of the day.😄
06-15-18, 02:06 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,830
Posted By PdalPowr

A Canada goose is one tough bird but this is...

A Canada goose is one tough bird but
this is the first I heard they were anti biking. :)
Forum: Fatbikes
06-14-18, 05:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,253
Posted By PdalPowr

You are right on about the wheels and tires. A...

You are right on about the wheels and tires.
A lot of my Summer riding will be on pavement.
Don't you think it will be tough on tires meant for snow?


Sram NX drivetrain, Sram Level hydraulic...
Forum: Fatbikes
06-14-18, 01:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,253
Posted By PdalPowr

To be added on to above post. My L.B.S....

To be added on to above post.

My L.B.S. isn't playing fair.:(
They just knocked two hundred bucks off the price of the Sasquatch. :)
06-14-18, 11:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By PdalPowr

I agree fit is crucial. Thank you very much for...

I agree fit is crucial.
Thank you very much for an informed well balanced answer,
My question now is still regarding components.

The bike with the Sram brakes fits me very well.
Would you still...
Forum: Fatbikes
06-14-18, 06:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,253
Posted By PdalPowr

I agree,she is a beauty. It has a massive...

I agree,she is a beauty.
It has a massive carbon front fork that looks really cool.
And it fits me better than the moose too.
But it is a hellacious chunk of change even at half price.
This will...
06-13-18, 10:51 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,669
Posted By PdalPowr

An apt observation.

An apt observation.
Forum: Fatbikes
06-13-18, 03:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,253
Posted By PdalPowr

Almost there.

I am looking at two bikes right now.

A new moose bike 2018 fatbike 2 and

a used/rebuilt 2017 Norco Sasquatch fatbike.

It is my L.B.S. selling the Norco.
They are very trustworthy.
By...
06-13-18, 02:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,125
Posted By PdalPowr

Good one. :)

Good one. :)
06-13-18, 12:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By PdalPowr

Critique these two sets of components.

I am being offered two bikes
Both hwve their very good points.

Cqn you tell me which set of components is better?

I realise one list is more comprehensive.
Can you still tell generally...
06-04-18, 05:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,024
Posted By PdalPowr

No Jaguar? :)

No Jaguar? :)
06-04-18, 05:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,168
Posted By PdalPowr

I as well dislike repellants. If I use one it...

I as well dislike repellants.
If I use one it is mostly on my clothing and hat.
Of course you do have some on some of your skin but
you don't use as much.
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