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11-23-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 296
Posted By veganbikes

I don't think the General would like a single...

I don't think the General would like a single speed inside of them. Or if you auto corrected from Genoa, I am sure they are lovely in Genoa. A rideable novelty all the time everywhere.

Certainly...
11-21-20, 09:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 822
Posted By veganbikes

A big heavy clunky kickstand that is heavier and...

A big heavy clunky kickstand that is heavier and clunkier than anything else and looks like it is great for Walmart quality and below doesn't really appeal to anyone but maybe you? Get a double leg...
11-21-20, 09:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By veganbikes

Don't give us too much info now! Seriously...

Don't give us too much info now!

Seriously though sorry for the loss but give us some information so we can help you. If you live in Jakarta, Indoneisia it is unlikely someone in Appleton,...
11-21-20, 08:58 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,330
Posted By veganbikes

I'm actually certified as more of a Serious...

I'm actually certified as more of a Serious Cyclist™ than you. I watched a Rapha ad today that was 2 minutes long. ;)
11-21-20, 08:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 474
Posted By veganbikes

Not disagreeing that they make a lot of motors....

Not disagreeing that they make a lot of motors. However my initial comment was on quality. Making more of something doesn't mean it is good.



The Brose motor is plenty reliable, I don't see a...
11-20-20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 474
Posted By veganbikes

The Serial One as much as I am not a fan of...

The Serial One as much as I am not a fan of Harley or motorcycles the e-bike isn't a bad looking bike in the specs department. Good reliable quite Brose-S motor belt drive CVT that is automatic is...
11-20-20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 386
Posted By veganbikes

Welcome hope you become a regular poster around...

Welcome hope you become a regular poster around here and hope we get to see a glimpse of some of those bikes. I know I need to get more and in some cases better pictures.
11-19-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,342
Posted By veganbikes

Keep the paramedics on speed dial, just in case....

Keep the paramedics on speed dial, just in case. That is some serious damage to that top tube and I wouldn't feel safe riding it like that.
11-18-20, 09:52 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,039
Posted By veganbikes

Do you do a sweeter or more savory tire sealant?...

Do you do a sweeter or more savory tire sealant? I like a good jalapeño corn meal sealant :lol:
11-18-20, 09:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 532
Posted By veganbikes

I did like my aero base bars, it was a fun ride...

I did like my aero base bars, it was a fun ride and I may do it again. Those Zipp Vuka Aluminas were quite nice hence why I love the Service Course SL-70 ergos with a similar flat profile on the...
11-18-20, 09:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 347
Posted By veganbikes

It's an OK bike after riding one I was not a fan...

It's an OK bike after riding one I was not a fan but the price isn't super horrible. It isn't great but trying to find a bike for that price is tough without it being total crap. The frame is at...
11-18-20, 09:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 386
Posted By veganbikes

Or just become a member of the forums and post...

Or just become a member of the forums and post them as someone interested in bikes. Sure yes you can find someone else to post them or use image hosting sites or whatever but then why be here. If...
11-16-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 443
Posted By veganbikes

I think it is a neat bell but my bell needs are...

I think it is a neat bell but my bell needs are handled by Spurcycle, probably the finest bell I have rung and I have rung a lot of them. I cannot speak to durability but it isn't a bad sounding bell...
11-16-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 834
Posted By veganbikes

1000% agree 3DV on everything or full purple...

1000% agree 3DV on everything or full purple (though sadly I don't have pictures of my Purple Cilo frame and my Phil frame is technically pink and white but Pink is also an awesome color)...
11-15-20, 09:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By veganbikes

I was interested in Smith when they first came...

I was interested in Smith when they first came out with their Koroyd stuff. I have some of their sunglasses and have a pair of their tactical clear glasses somewhere that I haven't been able to find...
11-15-20, 09:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 834
Posted By veganbikes

What about 1x you insensitive jerk :p I...

What about 1x you insensitive jerk :p

I wonder what your sister is looking for in a bike? This might be overwhelming and misses a lot of key stuff which is also not really needed in some cases....
11-15-20, 08:56 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,410
Posted By veganbikes

I would tip. I always love it when I get tipped,...

I would tip. I always love it when I get tipped, though the $250 bottle of vino is not something I would use as I am not really a wine drinker and wouldn't imagine cooking with something that nice...
11-15-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 694
Posted By veganbikes

ABUS is going to be of slightly better quality...

ABUS is going to be of slightly better quality and easier to carry. However the locks you describe would not fit the description. These (https://mobil.abus.com/uk/on-road/Locks/Frame-Locks?type=adp)...
11-14-20, 09:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 532
Posted By veganbikes

A bike that fits is of upmost importance. SE's...

A bike that fits is of upmost importance. SE's are not known as quality bikes or anything but even if it was the finest bike in the world if it didn't fit it doesn't matter. If you enjoy riding a...
11-14-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,290
Posted By veganbikes

I don't think that is what rydabent said or meant...

I don't think that is what rydabent said or meant at all. It felt to me more that with new bikes one should go over them and make sure they are 100% safe before riding. However I really doubt highly...
11-14-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 632
Posted By veganbikes

They look a bit like knockoff Cook Bros Racing...

They look a bit like knockoff Cook Bros Racing Cranks from the 90s granted they probably only knocked off looks and not quality. I personally would not trust some random crank sold by Alibaba and his...
11-13-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,410
Posted By veganbikes

Ehhh we had to borrow a floor pump and a shock...

Ehhh we had to borrow a floor pump and a shock pump at a shop on a camping trip our company was on and I bought them beer, they were all quite happy even if it was just to borrow something mundane...
11-13-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,210
Posted By veganbikes

Yes if everything is the same sure a wheel with...

Yes if everything is the same sure a wheel with more spokes could be stronger.

Obviously yes lightweight riders might not have issues with machine built wheels but we aren't really talking that in...
11-12-20, 11:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 668
Posted By veganbikes

It is more than just that measurement though that...

It is more than just that measurement though that can help but won't give you all the data you need and I know if I was running a co-op right now I wouldn't have time to do a full geo chart on a bike...
11-12-20, 11:22 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,210
Posted By veganbikes

More spokes don't equal a stronger wheel. Cheap...

More spokes don't equal a stronger wheel. Cheap machine built wheels aren't designed to last a long time they are designed to hit price points generally. If you are a heavier rider you might consider...
11-12-20, 11:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 668
Posted By veganbikes

No worries. If you want advice on building out...

No worries. If you want advice on building out the bike let me know. I love vintage bikes a lot, they look cool and sometimes perform well but the lower end stuff especially things like steel rims...
11-12-20, 11:07 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,517
Posted By veganbikes

Ignore it unless they are trying to get you...

Ignore it unless they are trying to get you attention for something important like you dropped something or your light went out or something like that. Sometimes you just have to put on those adult...
11-12-20, 11:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 668
Posted By veganbikes

It may or may not without seeing you on the bike...

It may or may not without seeing you on the bike and without knowing measurements nobody will know. It isn't a particularly nice bike or anything of supreme value so I don't know that going to all...
11-12-20, 10:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 558
Posted By veganbikes

I work for a Specialized Retailer and sell a lot...

I work for a Specialized Retailer and sell a lot of specialized e-bikes to a wide range of people and I also deal in a lot of other e-bikes. I don't need the internet because as Honest Abe Lincoln...
11-12-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 634
Posted By veganbikes

I would go Jagwire for sure. That is generally...

I would go Jagwire for sure. That is generally what almost all of my bikes are running. Higher quality cables and housing will work a lot better, sometimes say in the case of brake housing it will...
11-11-20, 10:42 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,340
Posted By veganbikes

You did an excellent job quoting me without...

You did an excellent job quoting me without including me but yeah tube issues tend to be on the customer. I rarely if ever see a defective tube that has actually come apart at the seams.

If you...
11-11-20, 10:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 558
Posted By veganbikes

Search the internet and find out the Creo SL does...

Search the internet and find out the Creo SL does not use a Brose motor. Also Specialized occasionally has problems but not a whole lot and they have an excellent warranty department to help out. We...
11-10-20, 09:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 434
Posted By veganbikes

I would recommend paying your local shop to...

I would recommend paying your local shop to properly assemble and tune the bike. If you want to ride the thing safely (or as safely as a $250 bike could be) I would have a professional look at it. I...
11-10-20, 08:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 947
Posted By veganbikes

I thought the same thing looking at the title and...

I thought the same thing looking at the title and then read the post and was like oh yeah 70 degrees!

It was a great ride home tonight on the Co-Motion, my back was even sweating (I stupidly...
11-09-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By veganbikes

They do sell helmets and your shop can order...

They do sell helmets and your shop can order them. A nice helmet is well worth it unless you are really crash prone and replace helmets a lot (or should replace them a lot). I love my Lazer Z1 and...
11-09-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 579
Posted By veganbikes

You go to your local shop you will likely find...

You go to your local shop you will likely find something of quality (or at least way better quality than Wallymart), you won't want to downgrade to a Wallymart bike which is a good thing. You will be...
11-07-20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,829
Posted By veganbikes

billnuke1 Here is Big Blue in all of her current...

billnuke1 Here is Big Blue in all of her current glory. I will be adding more tools and probably removing some stuff but mainly I needed a good portable place for tools. I have a plan to get some...
11-06-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By veganbikes

It cannot exist unless you have a variable tooth...

It cannot exist unless you have a variable tooth count which doesn't exist and cannot really exist in reality. You cannot really add or remove actual teeth while riding but you could always have a...
11-06-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 741
Posted By veganbikes

Like every other cheap component out there, why...

Like every other cheap component out there, why bother? Life is too short for cheap bike components. I find the cheap stuff to be a huge waste of money unless I am buying a bike to be used very very...
11-06-20, 06:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By veganbikes

Pick the one that works best for you or maybe...

Pick the one that works best for you or maybe find something in the middle. Track riders might have both different chainrings and cogs with them for different events.

A single speed is always in...
11-06-20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 385
Posted By veganbikes

I never have understood threads like this. The...

I never have understood threads like this. The wheel is visibly damaged yet you are thinking of rebuilding it? Why? What money are you really saving if things go really bad?

Look I could...
10-29-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 567
Posted By veganbikes

I would bring it by any shop and have them use a...

I would bring it by any shop and have them use a good set of vernier/dial/digital calipers and measure and then order the correct headset. There is occasionally a bit of nonsense with headsets but...
10-28-20, 10:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,130
Posted By veganbikes

That's a hard no. I had to rescue a Proteus frame...

That's a hard no. I had to rescue a Proteus frame from a friend who was going to do the same. If you want a clean frame buy the correct frame. If this weren't made of really nice steel and in great...
10-26-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 790
Posted By veganbikes

For the square taper non-direct drive version you...

For the square taper non-direct drive version you will need a 109mm ISO taper bottom bracket. I would go with the Sugino 75 cartridge bb if I am on the road mostly. Most of the Square Taper Japanese...
10-23-20, 11:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,527
Posted By veganbikes

I am looking at going for the Koga Denham bar as...

I am looking at going for the Koga Denham bar as I have for a while now. I wish Koga would wise the F up and sell their bars in the Youknighted shahes of 'Merica. Those things would fly here. I and...
10-23-20, 10:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 551
Posted By veganbikes

Happy to do a small part in helping. YES on...

Happy to do a small part in helping.

YES on servicing the BB, a thousand times yes. My god yes I cannot say yes enough times. I just wish I had done it to my Cilo when I first got it instead of...
10-22-20, 08:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 551
Posted By veganbikes

https://www.parktool.com/blog/repair-help/bottom-b...

https://www.parktool.com/blog/repair-help/bottom-bracket-service-adjustable-cup-and-cone

You may also need the Stein Fixed Cup Remover...
10-22-20, 08:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 638
Posted By veganbikes

Your problem is you are looking at random parts...

Your problem is you are looking at random parts instead of getting the correct fork for your bike. The fork you purchased is incorrect and does not work for you bike. You need to find a threadless...
10-22-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 323
Posted By veganbikes

I would generally not recommend buying a used...

I would generally not recommend buying a used bike long distance unless you have someone at the other end you trust to inspect it and make sure it is right. Loads of high quality pictures can be...
10-22-20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 551
Posted By veganbikes

I actually have that headset tool. ...

I actually have that headset tool.
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1600x1200/s_l1600_542540891a5008450ac260c95fadf5917bb11d6d.jpg
Though doing a quick search pulls up some...
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