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Forum: Touring
09-15-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,949
Posted By fietsbob

The whole cage come off the mounts on the bag ,...

The whole cage come off the mounts on the bag , or just the bottle fell out?


Bet toe straps, rubber bands (Old inner tube) or velcro would have helped secure the bottle..
My Flat pack bottle...
09-15-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,305
Posted By fietsbob

https://www.hpvelotechnik.com/en/recumbent-trikes-...

https://www.hpvelotechnik.com/en/recumbent-trikes-bikes/gekko-recumbent-trikes/gekko-fx-26-sporty-foldable-touring-trike-2/

... is another option.. ...
Forum: Commuting
09-14-20, 09:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,147
Posted By fietsbob

already done ... Velo mobiles.. but the...

already done ... Velo mobiles.. but the street infrastructure on Holland Denmark Germany is more conducive, Not The US

Transfer to a Civil Engineering and Urban Planning major to begin...
Forum: Touring
09-14-20, 08:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,949
Posted By fietsbob

I instead have their add-on large pocket and a...

I instead have their add-on large pocket and a flat pack water bottle cage, addition is to my Brompton-Ortlieb O bag..

... which came with the equivalent of 2 of their smaller add on pockets on...
09-14-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,983
Posted By fietsbob

A Musician, I have plenty of melodies in my head...

A Musician, I have plenty of melodies in my head already.. I don't need electronics..

Though I brought a pocket mandolin to sit in pub sessions on the Irish& Scottish West Coasts ..
09-14-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,418
Posted By fietsbob

+1) Drive out the pieces from the frame, (start...

+1) Drive out the pieces from the frame, (start over) with the other one,

or buy the crown race/base-plate.. & No Thread top piece from CK.
09-14-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 944
Posted By fietsbob

Easy outs...

Easy outs (https://www.mcmaster.com/easy-out-extractors/) Get a drilled pilot hole, there is a left hand fluted one

To Dig in , as you turn it in the unscrewing direction ..
09-14-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,088
Posted By fietsbob

Have pre hook bead rims? they were a thing in the...

Have pre hook bead rims? they were a thing in the 27" wheel/ tire era ..

Had them blow off the rim in the shop with air- compressor .. had a casing sidewall split (inner-tube aneurysm out the...
09-14-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 13,772
Posted By fietsbob

It's doing stuff like this : ...

It's doing stuff like this :


https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1125x701/65218506_10219418070305158_3584691928442077184_o_63f7c5786057fd6307eb2375f872a20e9f12069e.jpg
09-13-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By fietsbob

https://sheldonbrown.com/sturmey-archer.html

https://sheldonbrown.com/sturmey-archer.html
09-13-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 13,772
Posted By fietsbob

This one you just keep on going past the end of...

This one you just keep on going past the end of the paved road not fast, just riding.. (continental travel contact tires made for this)..
...
Forum: Touring
09-13-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,844
Posted By fietsbob

2 words: size matters . :innocent:

2 words: size matters .



:innocent:
09-13-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,497
Posted By fietsbob

I have used friction shifters , the derailleur...

I have used friction shifters , the derailleur has 2 stroke limit screws H & L they stop the motion over the 1st & last cog.

its the synchronization of the clicks in the lever on the handle...
09-13-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,597
Posted By fietsbob

At least the replaceable derailleur hanger gave...

At least the replaceable derailleur hanger gave way..


open the chain @ the quick link & take it off.. (?)
09-12-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,057
Posted By fietsbob

^^^ This Thread, It Had To go That way.. ^^^

^^^ This Thread, It Had To go That way.. ^^^
09-12-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,057
Posted By fietsbob

Felco Swiss cable cutters...

Felco Swiss cable cutters (https://www.felco.com/us_en/our-products/cable-cutters.html)
09-11-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,468
Posted By fietsbob

I bought a BBB BHP 21, the 1" quill 9/8" OD...

I bought a BBB BHP 21, the 1" quill 9/8" OD steerer for threadless forks.
& a couple packs of Cane Creek's Interlocking Polycarbonate plastic spacers
to bring this stem up significantly.....
09-11-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 759
Posted By fietsbob

[Homework] Learn: a bit of fluid dynamics,, ...

[Homework] Learn: a bit of fluid dynamics,, kind of like economics_ supply & demand..
how much is displaced by the master cylinder piston, And what is the displacement volume of your 4 slave...
09-10-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 505
Posted By fietsbob

Metal fatigue issue ,, it's something metals do...

Metal fatigue issue ,, it's something metals do when flexed frequently enough..
09-10-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,642
Posted By fietsbob

Following a 20 year old in a Bikini ,...

Following a 20 year old in a Bikini , roller-blade skating.. though you could try to pass , but she takes up most of the concrete path
with loose sand on either side of it,

So You become patient...
09-10-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 9,782
Posted By fietsbob

Down wind of the Gifford Pinchot NF fire, though...

Down wind of the Gifford Pinchot NF fire, though I'm on the coast,, + Covid , & @ 72, stayed home, closed the windows..
09-09-20, 08:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 615
Posted By fietsbob

Paul Components sells fine CNC produced parts...

Paul Components sells fine CNC produced parts https://www.paulcomp.com/

(https://www.paulcomp.com/)
09-09-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,785
Posted By fietsbob

No, Fool ! willful ignorance? how about...

No, Fool ! willful ignorance?

how about the 36:30 ..

I toured Europe West to East & back & British Isles years ago

high 13:50. Low 24:34..

2 foot gear works in steep...
09-09-20, 11:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,600
Posted By fietsbob

looking for someone who peddles pedals I...

looking for someone who peddles pedals I suppose...

the ones using tiny grub screws for traction pins, in aluminum , you can screw the grub screws in to where they don't stick up at all

molded...
09-09-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,785
Posted By fietsbob

there are 46-30 doubles .. 46:12 , is a...

there are 46-30 doubles .. 46:12 , is a 1:3.8333... gear ratio which should be adequate.. on a 700c/29er wheel ...
09-09-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,995
Posted By fietsbob

You Missed all the threads started by people...

You Missed all the threads started by people complaining about how loud their hub was, coasting ,
pawls making noises..freewheeling.. trade wheels with some of them ..
Forum: Touring
09-08-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,231
Posted By fietsbob

Nitto is the one to find, on Ebay now , Rivendale...

Nitto is the one to find, on Ebay now , Rivendale bike bike sold them, now they sell the Albastashe . though out of stock today. ..
handle bar shims match 1", or 26mm bars in 31.8 stems..
...
09-08-20, 12:44 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,785
Posted By fietsbob

Triple crank is your next buy ... Shimano ...

Triple crank is your next buy ... Shimano Ultegra had a 130 -74 _ 50 -39- 30, 74bcd will take a 24t..
09-06-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,359
Posted By fietsbob

A handlebar bag.

A handlebar bag.
Forum: Touring
09-05-20, 10:28 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,332
Posted By fietsbob

"Ditto" Lots of people use them. I have a...

"Ditto" Lots of people use them. I have a couple sets myself.. great grocery haulers too..
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-05-20, 10:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,019
Posted By fietsbob

Endorphins..

Endorphins..
09-05-20, 10:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,216
Posted By fietsbob

Loosen the SPD sandals as needed..

Loosen the SPD sandals as needed..
09-03-20, 08:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 462
Posted By fietsbob

Why is every one allergic to measuring their own...

Why is every one allergic to measuring their own stuff?


:rolleyes:
09-03-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 790
Posted By fietsbob

'Twofish' used a rubber block with 2 Velcro ...

'Twofish' used a rubber block with 2 Velcro straps you pull up tight, at right angles to each other,,
http://twofish.biz/ carried by other wholesalers like QBP
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-03-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,443
Posted By fietsbob

Bike Friday Pocket Rocket is a 451 20" wheel...

Bike Friday Pocket Rocket is a 451 20" wheel bike set up to be fitting just like your favorite road bike..
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,279
Posted By fietsbob

So does Buell Motorcycles .. ...

So does Buell Motorcycles ..
https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1600x1067/image_f32cb3ff047203f27ac1aa9e99fedcfa8335206b.png
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-03-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,443
Posted By fietsbob

An alternative cycling enthusiasts in Japan have...

An alternative cycling enthusiasts in Japan have done , to use the train to get away from Tokyo ,
is have the required bag the bike can fit into, after removing the wheels and rotating the bars ,...
09-03-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,395
Posted By fietsbob

Hi .. :)

Hi .. :)
Forum: Framebuilders
09-02-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,138
Posted By fietsbob

Tubus uses 10 mm (3/8") ...

Tubus uses 10 mm (3/8") ...
Forum: Commuting
09-02-20, 11:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,467
Posted By fietsbob

Anti Mask is the new Dunning Kruger IQ pass...

Anti Mask is the new Dunning Kruger IQ pass /fail threshold ..
09-01-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 939
Views: 532,290
Posted By fietsbob

for now I have this: a box hauling rack...

for now I have this: a box hauling rack modification ..
https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/528x720/image_02de0afc894ae6ebd8f9a3373d8d479ec83e5597.png
09-01-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,044
Posted By fietsbob

My touring bike with comfort in camp gear was...

My touring bike with comfort in camp gear was rather heavy , but I made it from Dublin to Aberdeen ,
via the west coasts of Ireland & Scotland, for my 50th year..
08-31-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,548
Posted By fietsbob

Cool Buy a bike With Her, not For Her.. ...

Buy a bike With Her, not For Her..




Have a reward given @ the end of the ride.. Prezzies..
Forum: Framebuilders
08-31-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,633
Posted By fietsbob

Putting a 9/8 fork in a 1" frame is like trying...

Putting a 9/8 fork in a 1" frame is like trying to put 8# of stuff in a 5# bag..
:p
Hire the fork made for you rather than "Find" it ready made ... the parts for making forks of that size/type...
Forum: Touring
08-31-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,064
Posted By fietsbob

touring loads on light thinwall tubes will flex...

touring loads on light thinwall tubes will flex the frame.. maybe carry less & stay in Motels?
light touring is the load is light, foregoing camping gear..

you can always throw stuff in a bike...
08-31-20, 08:43 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,238
Posted By fietsbob

Flashing red & blue is what Police lights are,...

Flashing red & blue is what Police lights are, when they pull you over..
Forum: Commuting
08-31-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,060
Posted By fietsbob

I had one fabricated in 91, for my touring...

I had one fabricated in 91, for my touring bike.. en-route on the tour ..
Forum: Commuting
08-30-20, 08:29 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 20,999
Posted By fietsbob

72 pensioned off, Pub is a mile from my house..

72 pensioned off, Pub is a mile from my house..
08-30-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,571
Posted By fietsbob

smaller into a bigger hole works better than...

smaller into a bigger hole works better than bigger in a smaller hole, ya know :innocent:
08-30-20, 08:22 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,395
Posted By fietsbob

war is a popular social spending.. inter state...

war is a popular social spending.. inter state highway system had a defense, troop movement, justification..
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