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07-18-24, 04:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 752
Posted By Rick

Yan: Thanks for the heads up on the price....

Yan: Thanks for the heads up on the price. (https://www.bikeradar.com/news/son-29-s-dynamo-hub)
07-15-24, 12:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 752
Posted By Rick

As stated before I own and use the Son 28 SL...

As stated before I own and use the Son 28 SL model dyno hub and the Son Edelux II headlight I know that Schmidt is not a very large company and is in competition with B&M and Supernova. I intend to...
07-10-24, 10:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 175
Posted By Rick

That is not a common size. I googled the size and...

That is not a common size. I googled the size and found this. (https://www.amazon.com/Campagnolo-Post-Clamp-35-5mm-35-8mm/dp/B0013DRKIS)


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07-07-24, 12:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 528
Posted By Rick

If you go with mechanical disk brakes get good...

If you go with mechanical disk brakes get good ones. The most budget friendly good stopping mechanical disk brakes are the Avid BB7 brakes. They are made in long and short pull or mountain or road....
07-06-24, 09:27 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,570
Posted By Rick

slow rollin: I don't like the clik either. The...

slow rollin: I don't like the clik either. The Jaco presta chuck and the Silca Hiro I displayed are the best chucks made for presta valves....
07-05-24, 06:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,112
Posted By Rick

50PlusCycling: I had a similar experience in the...

50PlusCycling: I had a similar experience in the early eighties. I was riding my Specialized Stump Jumper in Downtown Provo Utah and a coed opened her door just ahead of me. I was able to slow down...
07-04-24, 08:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 442
Posted By Rick

Maelochs: I know of another forum member who paid...

Maelochs: I know of another forum member who paid fees on a frame also. I believe the charge had to be paid to the USPS but the percentage wasn't very high. I was in the military in Germany and when...
07-01-24, 03:01 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,865
Posted By Rick

Schmidt has an update for there new high beam...

Schmidt has an update for there new high beam light (https://nabendynamo.de/en/products/ladelux/). Supernova already has there's out and B&M lists there's on there website. I am waiting on the...
06-30-24, 07:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,240
Posted By Rick

tomato coupe: VegasJen's post was just another...

tomato coupe: VegasJen's post was just another indicator that the tubeless situation is more work than it is worth for my situation. I have very few flats and the most recent ones were about 3 years...
06-30-24, 06:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,240
Posted By Rick

Koyote: The Velocity Psycho rims on my + 10 year...

Koyote: The Velocity Psycho rims on my + 10 year old Co- Motion Pangea Rohloff are not computable with tubeless. I have read up on tubeless and don't have a desire to poor money into it just to...
06-30-24, 11:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 379
Posted By Rick

jays35: A responded to your post on the Tandem...

jays35: A responded to your post on the Tandem section. I will soon have the Airzound and already have bear spray on my touring bicycle. When I lived in Florida, dogs were a major problem. I had...
Forum: Touring
06-28-24, 07:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 741
Posted By Rick

My New Touring Footwear

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THE ONLY SHIMANO PRODUCT I OWN

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Forum: Touring
06-24-24, 11:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 574
Posted By Rick

veganbikes: The link I posted Here...

veganbikes: The link I posted Here (https://bikepacking.com/index/add-cage-mounts-bike/) previously has some products that mount water bottle cages to some smaller tubing depending on the size. It...
06-22-24, 01:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,422
Posted By Rick

Jeff Neese: Silca sales a set of high quality...

Jeff Neese: Silca sales a set of high quality Presta Valve Cores that they purchase from another manufacture for resale. CNC machined with rolled threads. I replace with these in all tubes new or old.
06-21-24, 11:11 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,495
Posted By Rick

The Airline baggage handler, 31-year-old Benjamin...

The Airline baggage handler, 31-year-old Benjamin Hylander is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and driving while intoxicated. Here...
06-19-24, 09:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,422
Posted By Rick

​​​​​​​I am running Continental Freeride Presta...

​​​​​​​I am running Continental Freeride Presta tubes in my bicycle. I like quality so I purchased some Silca Presta valves and switched those out. I have done this with others before and haven't had...
06-19-24, 03:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 563
Posted By Rick

The 1040 is $650.00 to $750.00. The Phone I...

The 1040 is $650.00 to $750.00. The Phone I posted is $250.00. I would need to carry a phone and a GPS cycling computer. I like the available phone mapping and apps for bicycle travel better also.
06-18-24, 09:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,544
Posted By Rick

I have a Spurcycle bell. It is nice and loud for...

I have a Spurcycle bell. It is nice and loud for its size.
06-16-24, 07:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,544
Posted By Rick

zandoval: I purchased a storm whistle. I tried it...

zandoval: I purchased a storm whistle. I tried it out in front of my computer and is caused ear pain.
06-16-24, 12:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,544
Posted By Rick

Iride01: I have a bell for pedestrians and yell...

Iride01: I have a bell for pedestrians and yell at motorists that don't see me, such as starting from a stop. Instead of going horse from yelling at the cellphoneitis crowd. I am considering the...
06-14-24, 10:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 804
Posted By Rick

Kanzoku: Post what brakes you have and be...

Kanzoku: Post what brakes you have and be specific. Also post combined weight of rider + kit.
06-11-24, 11:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,284
Posted By Rick

I lived in Florida 17 years. I don't allow people...

I lived in Florida 17 years. I don't allow people to get close enough to push me. A face full of bicycle was my response on two ocasions.
06-09-24, 11:21 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,357
Posted By Rick

I would mount the bikes on the front of the tow...

I would mount the bikes on the front of the tow vehicle.
05-27-24, 12:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,723
Posted By Rick

You can't legislate intelligence.

You can't legislate intelligence.
05-27-24, 12:02 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,809
Posted By Rick

10 Wheels: I have had my daytime red since 2016...

10 Wheels: I have had my daytime red since 2016 and have found nothing else like it. The new 2023 version is substantially brighter. I am tempted to give my old one to my son and purchase the new...
Forum: Touring
05-27-24, 10:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,129
Posted By Rick

I also use the Ergon GC1 BIokork grips ...

I also use the Ergon GC1 BIokork grips
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Because I use the...
05-16-24, 12:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,635
Posted By Rick

Thanks zandoval: I used the Kneesavers for the...

Thanks zandoval: I used the Kneesavers for the first time Jan 1980 and they have been in every bicycle that I have owned since then. I used the Speedplay Frogs for the large amount of float. In my...
05-14-24, 04:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 732
Posted By Rick

I and another member of the forum have had our...

I and another member of the forum have had our Rohloff equippted bicycles over 10 years. I don't look at how much cost difference there is. I look more at the ease of maintenance and dependability. I...
05-13-24, 03:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,483
Posted By Rick

Here is another expensive option for carbon...

Here is another expensive option for carbon frames from Silca (https://silca.cc/collections/tools/products/hirobel-clamp).
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WNLWhvhl0Xk There are several videos about...
04-30-24, 10:37 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,809
Posted By Rick

Dinotte...

Dinotte (https://store.dinottelighting.com/road-lightsday-amber-headlights--red-taillights-c16.aspx) makes the brightest daylight visable lights.
04-27-24, 01:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 797
Posted By Rick

I purchased a used Schwinn Paramount equipted...

I purchased a used Schwinn Paramount equipted with a Dura-Ace group in the early 2000s while living in Florida. I Paid $63.45 after tax. I replaced tubes, tires and cables for around $130. I used it...
04-27-24, 08:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,255
Posted By Rick

I don't believe that my post comes to the level...

I don't believe that my post comes to the level of a crime for incorrectness. I do believe that you are an excelent drama queen and as usual you are in a scheisse mood.
04-25-24, 10:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 929
Posted By Rick

Send pictures of your bicycle. You could mount...

Send pictures of your bicycle. You could mount off of the fork crown or off the front rack or even on the handlebar with a tall mount to go over the handlebar bag.
04-20-24, 11:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 582
Posted By Rick

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

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My Co-Motion Pangea Rohloff ...
Forum: Touring
04-20-24, 10:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,752
Posted By Rick

My Attempt At Easy Hydration While Touring

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Forum: Touring
04-19-24, 07:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 894
Posted By Rick

Piff: I order German products like Tubus racks...

Piff: I order German products like Tubus racks and accessories, Schwalbe tires and Rohloff specific parts from Bike24...
04-14-24, 12:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,124
Posted By Rick

The center mount version of the Paul Racer would...

The center mount version of the Paul Racer would probably work. (https://www.paulcomp.com/shop/components/brakes/center-pull-brakes/racer/)
04-12-24, 11:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 881
Posted By Rick

Jameth: squirtdad is correct, the Tattico is a...

Jameth: squirtdad is correct, the Tattico is a good pump. I have one and am using it to keep my grandsons 12" balance bike aired up. I wouldn't count on Silca making an Impero type pump with...
04-10-24, 10:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 881
Posted By Rick

The Impero is a presta only. As long as the...

The Impero is a presta only. As long as the Threads on the ball inflator are long enough even the clamp on heads on mini pumps should work also.
04-06-24, 12:15 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 9,463
Posted By Rick

Hydraulic rim brakes came before disk brakes....

Hydraulic rim brakes came before disk brakes. The reasons they were not as popular is the weight was undesirable to the racing crowd and people didn't like the idea of bleeding them. I have them on...
04-05-24, 08:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,137
Posted By Rick

I just put a Schwalbe 26" X 2.125 tire on my...

I just put a Schwalbe 26" X 2.125 tire on my Velocity Psycho rim. I used the Crank Brothers Speedier Tire lever to remove the old tire and install the new one. The fun part was using my new mini...
04-01-24, 06:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 685
Posted By Rick

AirPhantomPhoto : If you want to carry an...

AirPhantomPhoto : If you want to carry an electric pump on your bicycle, then there several like Fumpa, Flextail, Crank Brothers and Cycplus to name a few. Some of them make several models and you...
04-01-24, 11:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 786
Posted By Rick

Front hub motors are not a problem unless you use...

Front hub motors are not a problem unless you use a very high powered motor and have throttle control. Two wheel drive can be a benefit. look at Grin Tech. They sell high quality units by several...
03-31-24, 10:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 696
Posted By Rick

Try replacing the tube or the Valve core.

Try replacing the tube or the Valve core.
03-31-24, 01:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 982
Posted By Rick

I have used a product called Kneesavers...

I have used a product called Kneesavers (https://www.kneesaver.net/) since 1980. You screw it into the crank first then the pedals. I use the SS model but you can purchase it in Titanium also.
03-28-24, 10:22 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,106
Posted By Rick

In the eighties I ran the Mr Tuffy strips. There...

In the eighties I ran the Mr Tuffy strips. There are better tires know, so I no longer use them. There are better tire strips that don't weigh as much called RhinoDillos...
03-27-24, 10:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 669
Posted By Rick

You could also go see if a local machine shop has...

You could also go see if a local machine shop has some shim stock. 1mm = .0394"
03-27-24, 12:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,195
Posted By Rick

I clicked on the link and was immediately greeted...

I clicked on the link and was immediately greeted with a lockup screen. I had to manually shutdown my computer then restart it to remove the garbage. Now from personal experience is my opinion. We...
03-27-24, 12:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,187
Posted By Rick

Against my better judgment I tried out some...

Against my better judgment I tried out some Aerothan tubes a few years ago. The quicker seepage of air and the ify ability of being able to patch them, including how long it would take to do said...
Forum: Commuting
03-26-24, 01:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,291
Posted By Rick

I worked in a bicycle shop near a university in...

I worked in a bicycle shop near a university in the early 80s. Customers would approach me and other workers asking us to cut off locks that had been added to their already locked bicycles on campus....
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