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04-14-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 420
Posted By sloppy12

any hardware store should sell tarps.

any hardware store should sell tarps.
04-14-21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 958
Posted By sloppy12

I have seen the same things local here. I have...

I have seen the same things local here. I have had the issue myself. your group is not alone.
04-09-21, 09:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 455
Posted By sloppy12

go to local bike shop see what they actually have...

go to local bike shop see what they actually have in stock. a hybrid or entry level MTB will be fine for what you describe.
04-09-21, 09:42 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,645
Posted By sloppy12

Huffy's single speeds with coaster break or the...

Huffy's single speeds with coaster break or the huffy with the beer cell phone holder that's a 7speed are both super popular on the campus I am on. both are under 150 the cranbrook cruiser is...
04-06-21, 06:52 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,577
Posted By sloppy12

Do not get a malus. everything on the bike is...

Do not get a malus. everything on the bike is basically oddball.

so far the northrock looks like the best or complete rock hopper just plan on a new fork.
04-06-21, 06:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 525
Posted By sloppy12

He has a solid point. this is basically a...

He has a solid point. this is basically a nonsense plan for the majority of people. Realistically a bike makes less sense than a horse for a large part of the world. sure a short trip or a commute...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-21, 07:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 972
Posted By sloppy12

Well pee probably wont give you cancer.

Well pee probably wont give you cancer.
04-05-21, 06:42 AM
Replies: 1,462
Views: 272,427
Posted By sloppy12

Family gravel ride. ...

Family gravel ride.
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04-02-21, 06:13 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 5,960
Posted By sloppy12

I see what you did there.

I see what you did there.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-21, 10:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 885
Posted By sloppy12

I kinda doubt it. May have been just he got...

I kinda doubt it. May have been just he got "lucky" and one poked a spoke hole, he just pointed out that he noticed all three had poked into tape not that they all were in spoke holes or that all...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-21, 10:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 885
Posted By sloppy12

What he said was he found three holes poked in...

What he said was he found three holes poked in his rim tape. and he had three Darts in his tire that lined up with the holes. I kinda assume all of the holes happened on one flat not at three...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-21, 07:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 885
Posted By sloppy12

I will just pass on someone else's experience,...

I will just pass on someone else's experience, but a coworker has been using darts on his commuter for a year. three plugged holes over a year using darts. finally broke down tires for sealant and...
04-01-21, 07:22 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,693
Posted By sloppy12

I have one that is laced onto a wheel from a ride...

I have one that is laced onto a wheel from a ride share take off and it seems fine.

so I did like you and bought a couple from soma, just got the first wheel built up in 650B.
03-30-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 674
Posted By sloppy12

I can see a maxxis logo on bike when its moving. ...

I can see a maxxis logo on bike when its moving. lol
03-29-21, 10:30 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,044
Posted By sloppy12

Sounds like 304 crushed concrete. the price is...

Sounds like 304 crushed concrete. the price is right if thats what it is and it does pack in really tight.
03-29-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 5,960
Posted By sloppy12

Yeah at least color match the frame pump. jeez ...

Yeah at least color match the frame pump. jeez lol
03-29-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,044
Posted By sloppy12

looks like river rock and bank run. LOL

looks like river rock and bank run. LOL
Forum: Foo
03-26-21, 06:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,199
Posted By sloppy12

tax evasion.

tax evasion.
03-26-21, 06:37 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 5,960
Posted By sloppy12

What was being discussed is low end bike that's...

What was being discussed is low end bike that's readily available to the "unbanked" and poor. you will get what the market gives you. It doesnt matter one bit what a group of bike nerds think...
03-26-21, 06:32 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,190
Posted By sloppy12

A little tappy tappy with a hammer can help the...

A little tappy tappy with a hammer can help the PB creep in some... while waiting of course.
Forum: Touring
03-26-21, 06:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,004
Posted By sloppy12

a quarter of the price they are water proof.. ...

a quarter of the price they are water proof.. how does anyone "knock off" a roll top pannier? Its hardly a new idea.
03-25-21, 11:13 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 5,960
Posted By sloppy12

I am pretty sure by everything you just said you...

I am pretty sure by everything you just said you don't really know any poor people. lol Or how the poor get cars.
03-25-21, 10:59 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 5,960
Posted By sloppy12

seems like it. I don't even really...

seems like it.

I don't even really disagree. I just think its a used market solution. which is already covered pretty well anywhere there is a demand for it.

the environment and...
03-25-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 5,960
Posted By sloppy12

I worked for 15 years at used car lots. My best...

I worked for 15 years at used car lots. My best friends family owned a used car lot. it takes next to zero effort in this country to go buy a car.

My comments about car ownership and purchase are...
03-25-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 5,960
Posted By sloppy12

this topic is what people with money talk about. ...

this topic is what people with money talk about. "you know if the poor just had bikes" lol a car in this country is a sign of effort, making it, success (even a junk car).

the majority only...
03-25-21, 06:58 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 5,960
Posted By sloppy12

I am trying to follow your scheme here. You...

I am trying to follow your scheme here.

You want to start a bike brand that builds a kinda budget bike with features from the 70's that wont be as "cool" as a walmart bike.

You want to build...
03-24-21, 02:11 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 5,960
Posted By sloppy12

I did read it. they are doing exactly what I just...

I did read it. they are doing exactly what I just said. they are fixing or helping poor people keep their bike running. I doubt any of those people care if you the rest of BF, or I call their bike a...
03-24-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 5,960
Posted By sloppy12

I agree I wouldn't buy it. but its not a...

I agree I wouldn't buy it. but its not a fantasy of a pallet of parts. Its a bike that someone who is poor can just go buy and ride.

this BSO think is literally something that only a elitist...
03-24-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 5,960
Posted By sloppy12

There ya go problem solved....

There ya go problem solved....
03-24-21, 11:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 431
Posted By sloppy12

sometimes. I would spray whatever you have...

sometimes.

I would spray whatever you have with lots of PB blaster or something close and let it sit before I did anymore damage. if the bolt stripped because its a ball of rust inside the head...
03-24-21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 5,960
Posted By sloppy12

so sell that loft to someone working at mcdonalds...

so sell that loft to someone working at mcdonalds who just wants to ride to work not be a bike nerd. its a single speed with rim brakes for $600, walmart has the "same" bike for $100. anyone...
03-24-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 5,960
Posted By sloppy12

My experience mimics yours. I have owned a BSO...

My experience mimics yours. I have owned a BSO Technically I still do a huffy single speed whatever cruiser. it works its fine.

and I agree with you the parts on most of them are bottom end,...
03-24-21, 11:00 AM
Replies: 1,462
Views: 272,427
Posted By sloppy12

a schwinn crosscut.

a schwinn crosscut.
03-24-21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 5,960
Posted By sloppy12

If the homeless dude can haul scrap metal on his...

If the homeless dude can haul scrap metal on his BSO you can probably ride the POS to work.
03-24-21, 07:40 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,689
Posted By sloppy12

you can sometimes just add a spacer to hub motor...

you can sometimes just add a spacer to hub motor to get the clearance you need for freewheel.

is this bike aluminum? do you have pretty beefy torque arms for both sides of bike? honestly if...
03-24-21, 07:06 AM
Replies: 1,462
Views: 272,427
Posted By sloppy12

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Forum: Touring
03-23-21, 06:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,004
Posted By sloppy12

Guy I work with has them. rides daily with them...

Guy I work with has them. rides daily with them loaded with lunch and clothes. he is a 10k a year guy always has the one pannier mounted. he did C&o and the gap last year using those panniers. I...
03-19-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,462
Posted By sloppy12

stop watching the news.

stop watching the news.
03-18-21, 10:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 955
Posted By sloppy12

I would go with a 36 or 38. if you want more...

I would go with a 36 or 38. if you want more climbing gear and top speed is already not a issue.
Forum: Fatbikes
03-18-21, 07:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 973
Posted By sloppy12

Two way traffic on single track? that's...

Two way traffic on single track? that's definitely not the norm here. Of course half the single track has like zero marking so its easy to end up going against the flow and not knowing. But don't...
Forum: Foo
03-18-21, 06:57 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,427
Posted By sloppy12

Wait people there put the bags in the trash? ...

Wait people there put the bags in the trash? Here they tie the bag in a tree or a bush and I guess poop bag fairies collect them. or the bag degrades and the poop falls on the ground.

I always...
Forum: Fatbikes
03-17-21, 06:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 973
Posted By sloppy12

No one needs your permission to ride their rides....

No one needs your permission to ride their rides. but thanks,
Forum: Fatbikes
03-17-21, 05:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 973
Posted By sloppy12

You might as well throw that bike away now. not...

You might as well throw that bike away now. not supposed to ride around any water. lol
Forum: Fatbikes
03-16-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 973
Posted By sloppy12

cool... it rains here. we have puddles and...

cool... it rains here. we have puddles and stuff.
Forum: Fatbikes
03-16-21, 08:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 973
Posted By sloppy12

nothing like riding into a puddle and seeing the...

nothing like riding into a puddle and seeing the front wheel disappear before you go over the bars...
03-15-21, 12:49 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,824
Posted By sloppy12

That has to be the shipping weight. I would...

That has to be the shipping weight.

I would take the Bianchi to.
03-11-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 691
Posted By sloppy12

do you need to poop? dehydration can cause GI...

do you need to poop? dehydration can cause GI issues.
Forum: Commuting
03-11-21, 11:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,548
Posted By sloppy12

I just ride a bike it has lights and a way to...

I just ride a bike it has lights and a way to carry stuff. I dont care what I look like.
03-10-21, 01:54 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,824
Posted By sloppy12

What bike would cut the weight in half that would...

What bike would cut the weight in half that would be comparable? its not like this is a high end ultra light road bike.
03-09-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By sloppy12

flush with water.... lots of water..

flush with water.... lots of water..
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