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09-25-22, 12:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By veganbikes

Ahhh I see yeah the 160 to 203 should do the...

Ahhh I see yeah the 160 to 203 should do the trick : )
09-25-22, 12:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 128
Posted By veganbikes

They have always replied to the shop and in the...

They have always replied to the shop and in the case they are late or miss it as they probably get a good volume of emails I just send a follow up and they respond.
09-25-22, 12:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 108
Posted By veganbikes

Throttled vehicles are not bicycles so let's keep...

Throttled vehicles are not bicycles so let's keep them away from pedestrian and multi use paths. On the road fine, it is where mopeds and motorcycles belong. We need to be very clear and careful we...
09-25-22, 12:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 138
Posted By veganbikes

Most important thing is make sure the bike is in...

Most important thing is make sure the bike is in good working order before you go on your ride. If you really need a serious truing it is possibly a sign there should have been some good maintenance...
09-25-22, 12:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 204
Posted By veganbikes

I think they might be Shimano Pedals either SPD...

I think they might be Shimano Pedals either SPD or SPD SL. Without pictures nobody will know except you. To post pictures you need to get active in the forums, there are tons of excellent current...
09-22-22, 07:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By veganbikes

This is probably what you want: QM 44 ADAPTER ...

This is probably what you want:
QM 44 ADAPTER for PM7" PM 180 to 203 mm rotor. That is what I am using on my similar Fox fork with same brake:...
09-22-22, 07:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 128
Posted By veganbikes

I have not seen that piece as a stand alone item...

I have not seen that piece as a stand alone item unfortunately but I would reach out to Bosch or to your local Bosch dealer and see if they can help out:...
09-22-22, 06:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 541
Posted By veganbikes

Kleins are neat bikes but potentially the...

Kleins are neat bikes but potentially the Specialized is a more sensible option it is a newer bike but it all comes down to fit and condition. If none of those bikes fit it doesn't really matter or...
09-20-22, 07:03 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 7,306
Posted By veganbikes

You are welcome, have a great night and an...

You are welcome, have a great night and an excellent tomorrow or great whatever time of day it might happen to be in your area and a good date if you happen to be in a place that is a different date...
09-20-22, 06:32 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 7,306
Posted By veganbikes

Correct, you have to be pedaling to get assist...

Correct, you have to be pedaling to get assist there is no assist banking. If they are still going with assistance and not pedaling they are on a throttled vehicle not a proper e-bike. However just...
09-19-22, 06:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 333
Posted By veganbikes

Use bolt on grips and not have the problem of...

Use bolt on grips and not have the problem of needing a compressor and if you are needing an in car compressor you should do some maintenance to the bike at home or at a shop something like that is...
09-19-22, 06:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 825
Posted By veganbikes

You have an e-bike with mechanical brakes, that...

You have an e-bike with mechanical brakes, that is not ideal at all. If you are wanting to be stuck with that bike and mechanical brakes I would recommend looking at TRP HY/RDs with better...
09-19-22, 06:17 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 7,306
Posted By veganbikes

An E-bike requires pedaling in order to move...

An E-bike requires pedaling in order to move forward a moped can be pedaled but has a throttle. Let's be clear here and not confuse bicycles with mopeds no matter how crappy or close to a bike that...
Forum: Touring
09-17-22, 11:12 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,754
Posted By veganbikes

Yeah I made a similar mistake as Stuart on a...

Yeah I made a similar mistake as Stuart on a trip, I had brought my own tent a Big Agnes Fly Creek UL2 but decided to sleep in a co-workers tent thinking a second body would make more sense but it...
09-17-22, 11:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 283
Posted By veganbikes

So firstly clean your drivetrain more often, all...

So firstly clean your drivetrain more often, all of that dirt and gritty greasy grime is wearing things out faster. Secondly replace your chain and cassette or freewheel with regularity ideally...
09-17-22, 10:53 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 7,306
Posted By veganbikes

The problem here is you are talking about...

The problem here is you are talking about e-bikers when the commuter/leisure rider could apply to a lot of regular cyclists as well. Also plenty of roadies using say a multi use path for their...
09-17-22, 10:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 408
Posted By veganbikes

SRAM made some of the most hated front...

SRAM made some of the most hated front derailleurs on the planet so bad that even SRAM said yeah 1X is better because they with all their engineers and money couldn't solve the problem.

Not sure...
09-17-22, 10:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,462
Posted By veganbikes

What are we looking it, it vaguely resembles a...

What are we looking it, it vaguely resembles a bike but no drivetrain I can see...Slightly kidding of course. It looks cool but it was taken from the wrong side post a picture of the drive side let's...
09-17-22, 10:33 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,891
Posted By veganbikes

Number 1 I don't use Facebook and never have and...

Number 1 I don't use Facebook and never have and never will. Secondly I cannot help you with your problem. Like I said I have an interest in owning that machine (or having my shop own it) but I know...
09-17-22, 11:05 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,891
Posted By veganbikes

Hey Andreescu I don't know if anyone here has...

Hey Andreescu I don't know if anyone here has knowledge on that machine, I simply stated I wanted one and still do. Aside from reaching out to Cyclus tools or other high end shops in Europe who might...
09-16-22, 07:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 299
Posted By veganbikes

Dang ole fancy talkers with their book learnin...

Dang ole fancy talkers with their book learnin and fancy talkin. If he done wants to be learnt let him be learnt. I done recommend usin' your typey television to send yourself one of them...
09-16-22, 07:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By veganbikes

Can't really tell condition without actually...

Can't really tell condition without actually looking at it in person but it is an older lower end bike so maybe $50-100 however none of that really matters if it doesn't fit. If it has been...
09-16-22, 06:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 11,995
Posted By veganbikes

The thread is from 2007 and hasn't been active...

The thread is from 2007 and hasn't been active since April Fools Day 2007 no need to post here. Also keep in mind for anyone reading this ancient thread make sure the rack will fit on the car Saris...
09-16-22, 06:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By veganbikes

Go to your frame builder and give them all the...

Go to your frame builder and give them all the info and they should be able to give you a good sense of what tubing or mix of tubing to use to give you the ride quality you desire. A frame need not...
09-16-22, 06:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By veganbikes

Those are decent not high end but shouldn't be...

Those are decent not high end but shouldn't be super noisy. SRAM PC-1 chains aren't great I like other SRAM chains and cassettes and their single speed brake levers are fantastic but their PC-1 is...
09-14-22, 10:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By veganbikes

You cannot add a freehub to fixed gear hub. In...

You cannot add a freehub to fixed gear hub. In some cases you can add a freewheel but a freehub requires a cassette hub.

The freewheel does matter as does any gearing you add. The lower cost stuff...
09-14-22, 10:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 293
Posted By veganbikes

ftfy

ftfy
09-14-22, 10:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 172
Posted By veganbikes

Probably some cheaper rebranded Formula or...

Probably some cheaper rebranded Formula or Novatec hubs or something like that. Nothing really special but could be ok-ish.

What sort of bike are they going on does everything match up what is...
09-14-22, 10:37 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,152
Posted By veganbikes

Is it really "trolling" comments when the OP is...

Is it really "trolling" comments when the OP is themselves deeply involved with the same thing?
I mean the whole idea of a thread like this is to cause chaos and spew nonsense so if people can't...
09-13-22, 06:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 203
Posted By veganbikes

So 3x7 on a modern bike is certainly not worth...

So 3x7 on a modern bike is certainly not worth upgrading, the rest of the parts on the bike are not really ideal for a mountain bike.

Deore is going to be 10 speed or now 11 speed and XT is going...
09-13-22, 06:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 504
Posted By veganbikes

Yeah it can cost a little more initially but it...

Yeah it can cost a little more initially but it is well worth it. If you enjoy riding and ride often it pays for it self. Having a bike dialed in for you by someone who knows what to do is something...
09-12-22, 10:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 245
Posted By veganbikes

Nothing anywhere near by? Damn, I would move. I...

Nothing anywhere near by? Damn, I would move. I couldn't stand not having a bike shop nearby (even if I didn't work at one) I love bike shops.

I guess since you edited your post you are looking at...
09-12-22, 10:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By veganbikes

Also keep in mind lower cost chainrings and cogs...

Also keep in mind lower cost chainrings and cogs aren't always as circular as they should be. The mid range to higher end fixed gear drivetrains tend to be fairly quiet all of the ones I have rode...
09-12-22, 10:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 395
Posted By veganbikes

You should pick a single thread and post that...

You should pick a single thread and post that cross posting is frowned upon here. I would ask the mods to merge your threads or delete a thread.
09-12-22, 10:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 293
Posted By veganbikes

Don't buy cheap garbage, get something that is UL...

Don't buy cheap garbage, get something that is UL listed and built by a reputable manufacturer especially battery wise. I haven't had issues with Bosch or Brose bikes on fire and we have been selling...
09-12-22, 10:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 255
Posted By veganbikes

Not knowing the history of the old hanger I would...

Not knowing the history of the old hanger I would say replace it and get a new hanger from Wheels Manufacturing and make sure you are using a proper hanger alignment tool. Abbey...
09-12-22, 10:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 92
Posted By veganbikes

I would check with Giant and see if they have a...

I would check with Giant and see if they have a max chainring or check with the motor manufacturer (Yamaha more than likely) and confirm with them aside from spacing issues what is the max chaining...
09-12-22, 09:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 504
Posted By veganbikes

I would look at some nicer bikes then you have in...

I would look at some nicer bikes then you have in your list.

A Specailzied Sirrus 6.0 is a good off the peg option but maybe you might want something more custom since you are riding a lot and...
09-12-22, 09:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 245
Posted By veganbikes

I would go down to your local bike shop...

I would go down to your local bike shop (hopefully one that sells more than one brand IE: not just a Trek or Specialized owned shop) and test ride some bikes and talk to the folks who work there and...
09-10-22, 02:54 PM
Replies: 933
Views: 984,400
Posted By veganbikes

I do thanks. The base started as a Riese and...

I do thanks.

The base started as a Riese and Müller Supercharger2 Rohloff HS Nyon and I upgraded the fork to a Fox Factory E-36 fork with 140mm travel a Nitto NJS stem with Koga Denham bars and...
09-09-22, 09:29 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,185
Posted By veganbikes

Riese and Müller SuperCharger2 Rohloff HS with...

Riese and Müller SuperCharger2 Rohloff HS with Fox Factory 140mm Fork and Koga Denham Bars
Specialized Como 4.5 with 10 speed XT and Magura MT5 e-brakes

Foundry Chillkoot with 11 speed Ultegra...
09-09-22, 08:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 344
Posted By veganbikes

That Giant doesn't look too bad I mean mixing Fox...

That Giant doesn't look too bad I mean mixing Fox and RockShox on one bike is a little odd but both are good quality parts so not a bad thing. I have a bike with a SID XX fork and then a bike with a...
09-08-22, 06:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 515
Posted By veganbikes

It is one of those fashionable helmets I would...

It is one of those fashionable helmets I would hope it would protect your head in the crash and that they would go beyond just the bare minimum to get it to pass CSPC regulations. I am not a fan of...
09-08-22, 06:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 356
Posted By veganbikes

You did at the very least allude to Tiagra and...

You did at the very least allude to Tiagra and Deore as premium components that is why I threw the disingenuous comment back at you. I said I was XT and Steel and Titanium. I don't really care for...
09-07-22, 08:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 540
Posted By veganbikes

I like the Ricola Mixed Berry flavor personally...

I like the Ricola Mixed Berry flavor personally great for sore throats and such but also good for dry mouth. A hard candy could also work but the Ricola seems slightly better for you-ish.

However...
09-07-22, 08:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 426
Posted By veganbikes

I don't believe YouTube is a bike brand. Do you...

I don't believe YouTube is a bike brand. Do you know what bike you have? If it is from Amazon I would see if you can return it to Billionaire Jeff Bezos and get a bike from a place that sells and...
Forum: Touring
09-07-22, 08:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 283
Posted By veganbikes

It has a press-fit bottom bracket...no...

It has a press-fit bottom bracket...no thanks!!!:lol:

That is actually really cool congrats to them, that has to be some serious work to do at that scale and took a ton of planning.
09-07-22, 08:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 356
Posted By veganbikes

I am actually not carbon fiber, I am titanium and...

I am actually not carbon fiber, I am titanium and steel and XT but calling low to middle level groups and parts, premium is disingenuous. The reason I mentioned Carbon Fiber and XTR is because it is...
09-07-22, 07:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 108
Posted By veganbikes

What the heck is a Bucklos. You would be better...

What the heck is a Bucklos. You would be better off with a decent fork, a Rockshox Judy or similar would be a much better option then some unknown fork on ebay. If you enjoy the bike spending a...
09-07-22, 07:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 264
Posted By veganbikes

I have some Hope Grip Doctors and eeBarKeeps that...

I have some Hope Grip Doctors and eeBarKeeps that are easy to remove. I have also used the Nitto ones and had no issues either.

Not sure what the issue you are having but HillRider and Polaris...
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