Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: kurtp13
Showing results 1 to 50 of 133
Search took 0.02 seconds.
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-06-16, 08:30 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,209
Posted By kurtp13

Paul, Just my two cents I am picturing...

Paul,

Just my two cents

I am picturing something like a red wings hockey team logo with a wheel under a bird. Implies the bird is integrated with a wheel rather than flying away from or being...
02-07-16, 11:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,503
Posted By kurtp13

I got hooked a week ago and am ordering a Tacx...

I got hooked a week ago and am ordering a Tacx Vortex Smart trainer. I have an old trainer and Zwift caps watts at 400 when you have undefined equipment. I only wish I had discovered Zwift earlier....
02-07-16, 11:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,503
Posted By kurtp13

I got hooked a week ago and am ordering a Tacx...

I got hooked a week ago and am ordering a Tacx Vortex Smart trainer. I have an old trainer and Zwift caps watts at 400 when you have undefined equipment. I only wish I had discovered Zwift earlier....
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-28-15, 05:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,705
Posted By kurtp13

The bag I purchased in gray is now at a price I...

The bag I purchased in gray is now at a price I think is a new low, although it requires a rebate redemption. $9.99 with free shipping. I'm not sure why this has been offered so frequently at...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-03-15, 03:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,705
Posted By kurtp13

The Gray color is now on sale for those who...

The Gray color is now on sale for those who thought the orange-red color was too crazy or didn't match your bike. $15 with Free Shipping.

Can't beat the price IMO

Lowepro Nova Sport 17L AW...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-10-15, 08:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,705
Posted By kurtp13

The bag I bought is on sale again for $15 with...

The bag I bought is on sale again for $15 with free shipping in case anyone is interested. I have been very happy with the size and the construction.

Lowepro Nova Sport 35L AW Shoulder Bag,...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-04-15, 02:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,683
Posted By kurtp13

Good advice IMO. One argument is that a rolling...

Good advice IMO. One argument is that a rolling bike could make tire marks on the flooring, although the poster said he carried it. Even folded during rainy periods could potentially result in...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-22-15, 08:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,269
Posted By kurtp13

This appears to be a joke. But it has a...

This appears to be a joke. But it has a condescending tone. Might you have asked for more info instead of responding in this fashion. I'm going to take a Wild Guess that you had a strong suspicion...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-22-15, 08:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,924
Posted By kurtp13

The hook looks like something that could be...

The hook looks like something that could be cobbled in a garage. It's a piece of bent sheet steel. I can't believe that can't be replaced very easily.

These bits seem like consumables similar...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-14-15, 07:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 12,027
Posted By kurtp13

It's not my favorite but accessories can change...

It's not my favorite but accessories can change the feel of a bike too. Look at what road bikes with contrasting tape colors can do to change the feel of a color.

I have a bigger problem with...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-14-15, 06:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 973
Posted By kurtp13

Your welcome . I wasn't trying to shill for them...

Your welcome . I wasn't trying to shill for them but the prices seemed really good. Sale still going on as far as I know.
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-11-15, 04:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 973
Posted By kurtp13

Brooks on sale at Bike Nashbar

Limited models and colors but best price I could find on a flyer special

Ex Flyer Special 25% off of any already good price.
Subtotal Before Discounts $134.99


Promotional Discounts ...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-04-15, 01:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 897
Posted By kurtp13

S-Bag Flap - Stealth 25mm Plastic Side Release Buckle

I want to make a flap for my S bag. It doesn't look too challenging but I would like to know where to find the plastic buckles as specified.

In the message attached they are Stealth 25mm...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-24-15, 12:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,705
Posted By kurtp13

Do you have pictures of your bag? I see a couple...

Do you have pictures of your bag? I see a couple of Lowepro bags called Utility. I didn't see a photo, only text describing the bag in the earlier post.

The family of bags that is related to...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-24-15, 10:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,705
Posted By kurtp13

Thanks, I think it looks nice also. The color...

Thanks, I think it looks nice also. The color could be a little wild depending on the bike color but the price was right.

My main intention was to point out that some camera bags make a good...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-23-15, 05:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,705
Posted By kurtp13

Yes, the sleeve is an integral part of the bag...

Yes, the sleeve is an integral part of the bag when purchased. This is referred to as a 'Trolley Strap' which means it slips over the handle on a roller suitcase. Some are just wide enough to fit...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-23-15, 12:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,705
Posted By kurtp13

Brompton bag made from Camera bag

I made a frame mounted Brompton bag from a Camera bag

Lowepro Nova Sport 17L AW Shoulder Bag for DSLR with Attached Lens, Pepper Red
SKU: LPNS17LRD MFR: LP36611

Lowepro Nova Sport 17L AW...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-18-15, 08:50 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 22,148
Posted By kurtp13

I would suggest not touching the area at all. ...

I would suggest not touching the area at all. Good intentions could eliminate some evidence of the fracture surface. Tern may want to look at the surfaces to find the Root Cause. It may be a bad...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-26-15, 12:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 13,378
Posted By kurtp13

Residuenyc. Thanks for offer. I ordered some...

Residuenyc. Thanks for offer. I ordered some tape and applied it generously. I also installed a Bromfoot 2 for extra measure.
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-09-15, 04:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,043
Posted By kurtp13

I noticed that the bag was close to the rider...

I noticed that the bag was close to the rider also. But i don't have any interest in riding like this...at least for now. I only want a bag for air travel.
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-09-15, 01:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 13,378
Posted By kurtp13

With great expense come great OCD. But...

With great expense come great OCD.

But Seriously. If it's new and I can protect it before having to do touch up...why not? That's one task instead of multiple tasks.
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-09-15, 01:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,043
Posted By kurtp13

I think the version I linked is the B132B ...

I think the version I linked is the B132B included as a package with the garment bag.

Just today I noticed they have a B132C bag which has semi hard sides. This would seem to be a really good...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-09-15, 10:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,837
Posted By kurtp13

Brompton Extended seat post - any downside?

I plan on doing the same thing if I have an issue. I have ridden them previously and have had some bikes with seat posts that slide, others that didn't. This seems the most practical solution. ...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-08-15, 09:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,837
Posted By kurtp13

Thanks. Thats the advice i was looking for. I...

Thanks. Thats the advice i was looking for. I am going to ask for the telescopic post. I want as little frustration as possible.
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-08-15, 08:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,043
Posted By kurtp13

Vincita Sightseer Transport bag

Sightseer - the Foldable Travel Set for Brompton | Vincita Co., Ltd. (http://www.vincita.co.th/products/sightseer?ref=yotpo_93)

Has anyone used this bag for airline travel? It looks like a well...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-08-15, 08:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,837
Posted By kurtp13

Thanks for the response. This isn't the...

Thanks for the response. This isn't the telescopic post, it's just a longer post. I have heard some advantages for the telescopic post. Like taking the seat out easily to pack without having to...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-08-15, 07:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 13,378
Posted By kurtp13

I just put a deposit on a Brompton that I should...

I just put a deposit on a Brompton that I should get this weekend. I remember talking to an owner about helicopter tape and he had either purchased some pre-cut tape or got some instruction about...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-08-15, 07:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,837
Posted By kurtp13

Brompton Extended seat post - any downside?

I put a deposit on a new Brompton today (M6R). It is spec'd almost exactly like I wanted but one thing it has that I didn't think I needed is an extended seat post. My inseam is 30" and I've ridden...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-04-15, 01:15 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 15,060
Posted By kurtp13

Not too impressive but my longest so far was 38...

Not too impressive but my longest so far was 38 miles along the B&A trail from Annapolis to BWI airport (RT).
This is my first year with a folder. I have been taking on trips and doing 20 mile...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-05-15, 03:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,679
Posted By kurtp13

Lots of folding pedals on ebay at reasonable...

Lots of folding pedals on ebay at reasonable prices. I picked up Wellgro Quick release pedals for less than $40 shipped. I like how those are out of the picture when moving the bike around. One...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-05-15, 03:45 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 103,019
Posted By kurtp13

If you're refering to the Bell Clinch 600 they...

If you're refering to the Bell Clinch 600 they are online and now in my local store. But I think it is a new item. I ordered initially online with ship to store because they weren't in stock yet. ...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-01-15, 03:37 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 103,019
Posted By kurtp13

And doesn't come with the front pouch or rear...

And doesn't come with the front pouch or rear rack. Wow, what a bargain. He even mentions the original price of $200.
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-19-15, 05:12 PM
Replies: 1,113
Views: 308,339
Posted By kurtp13

446059 Washington DC Metro

446059
Washington DC Metro
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-17-15, 08:25 PM
Replies: 1,113
Views: 308,339
Posted By kurtp13

445762Great Miami River Trail. Troy, OH

445762Great Miami River Trail. Troy, OH
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-17-15, 05:53 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 103,019
Posted By kurtp13

Oil it but don't go crazy with it like i did. I...

Oil it but don't go crazy with it like i did. I think I'm paying for my generous application of lube. I have had to re tighten some fasteners and the button just popped off at the handlebar joint. ...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-11-15, 01:16 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 103,019
Posted By kurtp13

I ordered the stem extender from Ebay. ...

I ordered the stem extender from Ebay.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/161072913336_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT

Item: gobike88 SATORI Adjustable Stem ABERHALLO 50mm,...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-11-15, 10:45 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 103,019
Posted By kurtp13

444410 I installed bar ends and this stem...

444410

I installed bar ends and this stem extender. I like the reach. I was having some trouble with the fold at first but then I discovered that if I extended the handlebar past a safe riding...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-09-15, 03:49 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 103,019
Posted By kurtp13

I am using the Bell Clinch 600 which has a rubber...

I am using the Bell Clinch 600 which has a rubber contact to the tube and velcro straps to tighten it to the tube. I wanted something that could be taken off quickly if I need to move it when...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-05-15, 08:34 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 103,019
Posted By kurtp13

Westgl. Do you know what gear inch range you...

Westgl. Do you know what gear inch range you have with thr flyby?
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-03-15, 05:24 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 103,019
Posted By kurtp13

I saw the Flyby at REI. It looks very nice. I...

I saw the Flyby at REI. It looks very nice. I like the internal hub. Seems like it would be easier to pack. If I didn't already have the investment in the Genesis I might have gotten that bike...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-02-15, 07:31 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 103,019
Posted By kurtp13

442855 Detroit Slow Roll opener. My Genesis is...

442855
Detroit Slow Roll opener. My Genesis is hidden between my sister and brother in law bikes.
442856
Stop on a trip home in West Virginia. I think I stumbled into Bicycle Heaven. I...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-29-15, 06:08 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 103,019
Posted By kurtp13

No I only drove on this trip. So it was in my...

No I only drove on this trip. So it was in my trunk. I also stopped in Pittsburgh on the way and rode along the riverfront for about an hour. 441768
Next month I'll have an opportunity to fly with...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-28-15, 07:25 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 103,019
Posted By kurtp13

441739 Milford Michigan. I love being able to...

441739
Milford Michigan. I love being able to travel with the bike.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-28-15, 07:20 PM
Replies: 1,113
Views: 308,339
Posted By kurtp13

441736441737441738 Pittsburgh River Front...

441736441737441738

Pittsburgh River Front ride
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-28-15, 07:11 PM
Replies: 1,113
Views: 308,339
Posted By kurtp13

441735 20 degrees and ice on the pond in...

441735
20 degrees and ice on the pond in Milford Michigan. I didn't last long. My Genesis folder.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-22-15, 07:17 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 103,019
Posted By kurtp13

Genesis Progress OK confession time. I...

Genesis Progress


OK confession time. I returned the first Genesis bike I got. But I did this recently and ordered a new one before I returned the first. The RH rear dropout was bent outward...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-15-15, 07:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,455
Posted By kurtp13

Don't give up on the opinions stated here. There...

Don't give up on the opinions stated here. There are a variety of people with different experience, expectations and level of interest in wrenching on bikes. But through all the opinions stated you...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-15-15, 04:56 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 103,019
Posted By kurtp13

439260439261 Beautiful day. Shaking down the...

439260439261
Beautiful day. Shaking down the traveling bike. Need More Gears! I'm spinning like a Whirling Dervish at ~15+ mph. I haven't changed out the stock drivetrain but parts are in the mail....
03-14-15, 08:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,977
Posted By kurtp13

I bought this same bike from a friend that lived...

I bought this same bike from a friend that lived in Japan. I think the specs I have listed here are generally stock. He did not upgrade the bike that I am aware of. The tires and saddle might be...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-11-15, 07:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,455
Posted By kurtp13

My point was that I have seen many similar posts...

My point was that I have seen many similar posts on this forum. The OP says ‘I have a budget of $X’. Then the responses are typically:

“Save your money, buy something nicer.” – But that...
Showing results 1 to 50 of 133
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.