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Forum: Foo
08-11-20, 06:07 PM
Replies: 10,865
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Posted By fietsbob

https://scontent-sjc3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/1173...

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08-11-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 900
Posted By fietsbob

Depends on the gravel type, of course.. I...

Depends on the gravel type, of course..

I bought a bike fitted with Continental travel contact tires,, ...
08-11-20, 05:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 52
Posted By fietsbob

Have a Giant Brand bike dealer in your town, to...

Have a Giant Brand bike dealer in your town, to take a test ride? or you just looking online?


https://www.giant-bicycles.com/us/sedona
08-11-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,616
Posted By fietsbob

Summer Lows around 50. are the winter highs.. ...

Summer Lows around 50. are the winter highs..

one or 2 days it dipped to 27 last year because the sky was clear so all the day's warmth wet away.. that night ..
...
Forum: Foo
08-11-20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 10,865
Views: 2,259,538
Posted By fietsbob

https://scontent-sjc3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/1170...

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08-11-20, 03:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 319
Posted By fietsbob

the front disc hub wheel I built used same length...

the front disc hub wheel I built used same length spokes , but the disc side is dished .. a little tighter .
axle ends and rim symmetrical..
08-11-20, 03:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 123
Posted By fietsbob

in the process of ignoring maintenance you may...

in the process of ignoring maintenance you may have irretrievably damaged the crank arms square taper interface
riding with it loose, until the bolt fell out & so the bolt is just the most obvious...
08-11-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 393
Posted By fietsbob

OP starts a lot of threads about cheap bikes...

OP starts a lot of threads about cheap bikes they never buy,
08-11-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 113
Posted By fietsbob

A framebuilder can replace the chainstay ... then...

A framebuilder can replace the chainstay ... then you get it repainted
08-11-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,616
Posted By fietsbob

I live on the coast, winters not that cold.. just...

I live on the coast, winters not that cold.. just wet..
08-11-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 968
Posted By fietsbob

Mask wearing one (actually I live by the river...

Mask wearing one (actually I live by the river that flows into the sea..)

:50: old but not dirty..
08-11-20, 02:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 382
Posted By fietsbob

LBS.. in my town..

LBS.. in my town..
08-11-20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 319
Posted By fietsbob

As mandolin guitar player I used plucked tone &...

As mandolin guitar player I used plucked tone & compared with other well built wheels.
Have wheels I built in the 70's, that are still fine..

Of course dished rear wheels pull the hub to...
Forum: Touring
08-11-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 74
Posted By fietsbob

Did it in 1985, (Pre universal internet) but...

Did it in 1985, (Pre universal internet) but much has changed .. I suggest reading California History books..
(I Grew Up There, so had to.. )
Ano Nuevo Beach...
08-11-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 122
Posted By fietsbob

A College town without a bike shop is an...

A College town without a bike shop is an anomaly..
08-11-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 382
Posted By fietsbob

All service after the sale will not be available ...

All service after the sale will not be available as Canyon ships direct, Like Bikes Direct.
other than sending it back, you are on your own..

FWIW. The Local Here has Taken in Boxed Bike Direct...
08-11-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 139
Posted By fietsbob

'Rona-19' is screwing up supply chains..

'Rona-19' is screwing up supply chains..
08-11-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 243
Posted By fietsbob

https://bike.shimano.com/en-US/product/component/d...

https://bike.shimano.com/en-US/product/component/deore-m6000/BR-M6000.html

with the cotter pin in your hand , go to an auto parts store and buy a bag of a dozen of them..

or Home Despot...
08-11-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 61
Posted By fietsbob

Several threads preceded you asking, & starting...

Several threads preceded you asking, & starting this one... have you read through any of them?
08-11-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 683
Posted By fietsbob

Pedal-electric only boost when you pedal , stops...

Pedal-electric only boost when you pedal , stops helping when you stop pedaling, so would be more "fool-resistant" (nothing is Foolproof).
08-11-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 67
Posted By fietsbob

Go to a Bike Shop, both of you, and test ride...

Go to a Bike Shop, both of you, and test ride bikes ,,

Best are the Mid Drive Motors from Shimano (STEPS) and Bosch, that require the frames to be built with motor mounts.
Shimano Alfine IGH...
08-11-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 131
Posted By fietsbob

https://www.parktool.com/category/crank-bottom-bra...

https://www.parktool.com/category/crank-bottom-bracket

Wrench (https://www.parktool.com/product/crank-wrench-ccw-5?category=Crank%20%26%20Bottom%20Bracket) remove your cranks...
08-11-20, 11:01 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,616
Posted By fietsbob

Look for a Ski-Bike Helmet , perhaps ?

Look for a Ski-Bike Helmet , perhaps ?
Forum: Touring
08-11-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 181
Posted By fietsbob

Measure it your self, in person?

Measure it your self, in person?
Forum: Touring
08-11-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 221
Posted By fietsbob

I got a Mid 80's Toyo made Specialized Expedition...

I got a Mid 80's Toyo made Specialized Expedition that served me well for a decade or so..
Should have kept it.
Order a new Mercian Tour, like this guy did (found picture)
...
08-11-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 391
Posted By fietsbob

why seek hearsay?

https://www.letour.fr/en/
08-11-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 127
Posted By fietsbob

Test ride both and find out. 'Pneumatic...

Test ride both and find out.

'Pneumatic trail' is a factor ; size of tire contact patch, then PSI is a variable ..

Many Opinions to follow..




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08-11-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,545
Posted By fietsbob

When you buy the bike, ask the dealer to upgrade...

When you buy the bike, ask the dealer to upgrade the tires, to something you prefer.
the shop can change them at Point Of Sale.. likewise saddle .. etc .
take-offs can be resold ..
08-11-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 631
Posted By fietsbob

mtb addict has shown a preference for cheap stuff...

mtb addict has shown a preference for cheap stuff @ $2500 that is likely the total for a lifetime of buying many bikes.


I spent $2K on a used bike. I had to Put more out on repairing it , but...
08-11-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 103
Posted By fietsbob

Trek Buys forks made by other companies,, ...

Trek Buys forks made by other companies,,

Some never had rebuild kits, take it apart clean add grease maybe, put it back together.. see long bolt in the bottom, ?

Other forks, higher end,...
08-11-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 683
Posted By fietsbob

Pedal electrics boost only when you are...

Pedal electrics boost only when you are pedaling..
08-11-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 102
Posted By fietsbob

Sorry, Google/Bing is for searching. it's not...

Sorry, Google/Bing is for searching. it's not my job.
A gravel/road bike can be stripped down with a 135 disc freewheel hub..
& a chain-tensioner, rather than the whole derailleur drive train..
08-11-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 314
Posted By fietsbob

42

Previous post was a bike that would not take a rear rack, before that it was step thru
and another before that how can I get this bike with these handle bars thru busy traffic?
& the Gazelle..
at...
Forum: Foo
08-11-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 10,865
Views: 2,259,538
Posted By fietsbob

https://scontent-sjc3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/1175...

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08-10-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,616
Posted By fietsbob

Pogies are the Alaska Cross country winter bike...

Pogies are the Alaska Cross country winter bike rider's option.. like sleeping bags you put your hands in..

...
08-10-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,342
Posted By fietsbob

Well you're stuck then.. So, what do you plan to...

Well you're stuck then.. So, what do you plan to do? Did you measure it independently, yourself.. ?

FWIW.. I Own a BridgeStone Road Bike.. it came with a 27.0 seat post,, marketplace has a lot...
08-10-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 129
Posted By fietsbob

TRP has an 8.4 cm arm now.....

TRP has an 8.4 cm arm now.. https://trpcycling.com/product/cx-8-4/ You may find the red ones somewhere..
Forum: Foo
08-10-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 10,865
Views: 2,259,538
Posted By fietsbob

https://scontent-sjc3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/1167...

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08-10-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 693
Posted By fietsbob

Maxway Ltd TW is a large go-to for steel bikes,...

Maxway Ltd TW is a large go-to for steel bikes, many companies hire their services..
Forum: Recumbent
08-10-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 370
Posted By fietsbob

https://bicycleman.com/rans-rocket-recumbent-bike/...

https://bicycleman.com/rans-rocket-recumbent-bike/

Mudguards?
Forum: Recumbent
08-10-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By fietsbob

Containers

A TEU, approx 8' x 8' x 20' is a standard unit (http://www.marinenotes.in/2012/06/what-is-teu-twenty-foot-equivalent-unit.html)
see Marine shipping containers...
Forum: Touring
08-10-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 244
Posted By fietsbob

Long ago I sewed My own but were on my commuting...

Long ago I sewed My own but were on my commuting bike when it was stolen circa 89..
08-10-20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 5,215
Posted By fietsbob

I could still take pictures of stuff until I...

I could still take pictures of stuff until I return to the cell tower area..

Late adopter Still not very dependent on it..





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Forum: Folding Bikes
08-10-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 509
Posted By fietsbob

Ah She (Juliane Neuß) ...

Ah She (Juliane Neuß) (https://www.junik-hpv.de/html/brompton_tuning.htm)
. of the Brompton recumbent Kit.
{My computer locked up using that link, so caution advised}




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Forum: Folding Bikes
08-10-20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 10,961
Posted By fietsbob

The Tikit Fold included a handle bar mast ...

The Tikit Fold included a handle bar mast catch that kept the front wheel pointed straight
and could be lifted by a handle in the rear section and rolled on its front wheel, folded.

but that...
08-10-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 968
Posted By fietsbob

Yea Use Binoculars from a safe distance..

Yea Use Binoculars from a safe distance..
08-10-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 129
Posted By fietsbob

No Drop bar Brifters are Linear pull the ones...

No Drop bar Brifters are Linear pull the ones that are dont have the shifting mech integrated..


if the tire is not too fat you can fit a Mini V brake the arms are shorter so demand less cable...
08-10-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 409
Posted By fietsbob

Lined for sweat absorbance, and snug fitting so...

Lined for sweat absorbance, and snug fitting so fabric on the outside is like a 2nd skin rubbing it against thy saddle rather than your hide,
is the established plan..

maybe you need a doubled ...
08-10-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,342
Posted By fietsbob

Digital or vernier calipers can measure thickness...

Digital or vernier calipers can measure thickness of soda /beer cans to use as shims..
08-10-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,342
Posted By fietsbob

seat posts are in even numbers of 10ths of a mm.....

seat posts are in even numbers of 10ths of a mm.. your measurement is off. its either 25.8 or 25.6..

you can find seatpost sizing shim sleeves with a 25.4 ID & either OD... OD of 25,8 is 0.2 mm...
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