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08-02-21, 09:12 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 1,841
Posted By cyccommute

Thereís a reason for that which doesnít apply to...

Thereís a reason for that which doesnít apply to bicycles. Frankly, signaling right turns with the left arm on a bicycle is awkward and puts the rider in a bad body position for a smooth right turn....
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-02-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 1,147
Views: 324,017
Posted By The Chemist

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Forum: Folding Bikes
07-28-21, 04:30 AM
Replies: 1,147
Views: 324,017
Posted By The Chemist

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07-25-21, 08:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 306
Posted By tkamd73

Yes, built up a 71 Schwinn Sports Tourer with...

Yes, built up a 71 Schwinn Sports Tourer with one. Lots of fun, my favorite bike when I donít want to gear up and just ride somewhere, shifting becomes 2nd nature quite quickly, and I love the...
07-25-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 508
Posted By Iride01

Unless you are wrenching on bikes for a living,...

Unless you are wrenching on bikes for a living, I'd not buy any special tools until you see that you have a need for them. Then consider how often you might need that tool again. I bought a tool to...
07-13-21, 03:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 471
Posted By olNick

S5 into AW

Hi, new member here, first post,

The guts of the SA 5speeds, S5, S5.1 S5.2 fit into most AWs.

I have fitted an late 80's S5.2, with the 2 indicator chains/rods, without consequence, into a 1972...
07-08-21, 05:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,091
Posted By acm

Selle Anatomica is good

Selle Anatomica is good
Forum: Touring
07-07-21, 07:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 572
Posted By waddo

New Japan tour video for those interested

https://youtu.be/6OE7a_IwnaE
06-29-21, 10:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,207
Posted By canklecat

XOSS G+. I've written about it in other threads...

XOSS G+. I've written about it in other threads in this forum. Best value in no-frills GPS wireless bike computers at the moment. Be sure to get the G+, not the G, in order to get support for most...
06-29-21, 06:42 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,657
Posted By Pop N Wood

Not undermining anything. Simply wondering why...

Not undermining anything. Simply wondering why this is the first year since the race started that the winner wasn't in the 7-9 day range. Mileage was less than some other years, route from...
Forum: Touring
06-25-21, 07:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,240
Posted By mbailey

I did this trip last week. Flew to Denver, took...

I did this trip last week. Flew to Denver, took Amtrak to Glenwood Springs, and the bus to Basalt. Rode Basalt to Eagle, Eagle to Frisco, Frisco to Idaho Springs, stayed over a night in IS and...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-16-21, 10:22 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 75,739
Posted By davidhunternyc

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New full titanium model

I love this full titanium model. Have there been...
06-15-21, 07:54 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 7,376
Posted By Rolla

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06-06-21, 07:33 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,859
Posted By Koyote

Good grief. The things that some people read into...

Good grief. The things that some people read into a silly bf post.

Some of you need to stop shaking your fists at the sky and ride your bikes more.
06-06-21, 09:28 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,859
Posted By terrymorse

It was Doctor Jill's 70th birthday ride. ...

It was Doctor Jill's 70th birthday ride.

First couple looks quite happy:

...
06-06-21, 09:23 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,859
Posted By BikingViking793

Everyone is happy on a bike!

Everyone is happy on a bike!
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-05-21, 05:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,007
Posted By 3speedslow

Recent, 1 year ago. ...

Recent, 1 year ago.

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05-29-21, 06:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 607
Posted By rustystrings61

My memory is that they came with textured black...

My memory is that they came with textured black plastic bar tape.
Forum: Commuting
05-26-21, 08:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,576
Posted By sweeks

STRiDA...

STRiDA (https://www.strida.com/product-category/strida_lt/). :D
05-24-21, 01:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,192
Posted By brianhamp

Happy to hear from other forum members who have...

Happy to hear from other forum members who have the same interests as myself. Im glad your Sturmey Archer 8 speed is still
on the road...
I bought the new NLGI #00 grease and haven't used it...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-23-21, 02:00 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 26,004
Posted By pericleto

Itís time to update this post to explain that I...

Itís time to update this post to explain that I am nowadays a happy user of Chedech :-)

It was not easy to purchase it though. I got it via a friendly Spanish guy who is a contributor to Chedech...
05-20-21, 02:11 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,982
Posted By adventurepdx

You rang? :) Shawn of Society of Three...

You rang? :)

Shawn of Society of Three Speeds here. And note, it's Shawn with a W, not "u". I mean, you showed my biz card in the photo, gugie :p
Also, to be pedantic, the proper abbreviation is...
05-16-21, 07:36 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,630
Posted By noobinsf

Almost forgot that I found these locally last...

Almost forgot that I found these locally last month. Not exactly cheap, but not outrageous, either.

...
05-15-21, 09:14 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,630
Posted By Roger M

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Forum: Texas
05-01-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,654
Posted By PJay120

On bike, I have crossed bridge to Surfside from...

On bike, I have crossed bridge to Surfside from mainland, and have crossed San Luis Pass bridge, on a ride from Galveston, and on another trip from Surfside.
Things went pretty well. On San Luis,...
04-09-21, 07:39 PM
Replies: 85
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Views: 3,996
Posted By BFisher

Internally geared hubs can be a great thing for...

Internally geared hubs can be a great thing for the reasons already covered by others here. To me they are just another choice/variety to enjoy. I will say that it is a different style of riding than...
04-06-21, 10:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 654
Posted By cudak888

Whippy frame and flexy steel sidepulls....

Whippy frame and flexy steel sidepulls. Basically, any bottom-end Murray, Huffy, or AMF 10 speed from the 1980's. Those pieces of lawn art make Varsities look like high-precision moon landing...
Forum: Touring
03-13-21, 04:02 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 9,144
Posted By staehpj1

I think it is a factor. For some mayne not much...

I think it is a factor. For some mayne not much of one for others a bigger one, depending in part on the usage and conditions. Before discs were popular I never complained about wearing rims out...
Forum: Touring
03-11-21, 05:36 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 12,738
Posted By Tourist in MSN

Yes, I am aware this is the non-cooking meal...

Yes, I am aware this is the non-cooking meal topic, but this has become a Spam thread too.
...
Forum: Touring
03-11-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 9,144
Posted By Fuji1986

Where did my thread go? (Probably where rim-brake...

Where did my thread go? (Probably where rim-brake touring bikes went.)
Forum: Touring
03-08-21, 06:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,552
Posted By HobbesOnTour

It's a wonderful idea and you wouldn't be the...

It's a wonderful idea and you wouldn't be the first to come up with it.

Can you do it without experience and with little or no planning? Yes. The question becomes will you be successful and enjoy...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-25-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 1,147
Views: 324,017
Posted By browngw

The Big Oak Tree near Rockport Texas. ...

The Big Oak Tree near Rockport Texas.

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02-09-21, 07:03 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,919
Posted By blakcloud

The locks that I use are dependent on the amount...

The locks that I use are dependent on the amount of risk I perceive at the bike's location.

At home in my own personal bike parking locker, I use three Kryptonite U locks, 2 which are New York...
Forum: Touring
02-04-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,184
Posted By Chris Pringle

Yes. I think this has been the point of this...

Yes. I think this has been the point of this thread since it was started a decade ago ó helping hardcore tourers decide which size wheel to have on their bikes should they go on a worldwide...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-26-21, 07:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,270
Posted By lifanus

Just bought a Dahon MU SL

Want to share this beauty with the world...

This is my second folding bike from Dahon, My first Dahon was a Vybe D7 that I rode for the most part of 2020 during pandemic.

Lucky to find this gem...
Forum: Touring
01-19-21, 05:23 PM
01-18-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,639
Posted By flangehead

State Laws

You will have to find out for your state or states.

In Texas it would appear that the restriction on flashing blue (and red and white) only applies to motor vehicles: Texas Transportation Code ß...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-06-21, 05:25 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,794
Posted By PDR

Congratulations on buying the very best folding...

Congratulations on buying the very best folding bike brand.

Please be aware that simply changing the (standard) "M" type" handlebars to the "S-type" handlebars will not give you a bike with the...
Forum: Touring
12-13-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 708
Posted By zebkedic

Katy Trail Bikepacking

This fall we did the full Katy Trail and took along a couple of friends who were new to bikepacking. We documented the ride and route a bit with videos so thought I would share the first in the...
Forum: Touring
12-08-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,035
Posted By John N

While the recent posts have been nice, I will try...

While the recent posts have been nice, I will try to steer the post back a little towards food tips.

1) If you an egg person on a remote route, consider powdered eggs. Though not as good, they...
Forum: Touring
12-06-20, 04:25 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,035
Posted By djb

I reckon I read that in maybe 75 or beforeish...

I reckon I read that in maybe 75 or beforeish when quite young, and still remember being transported into that utterly fascinating world he created.
Fascinating to see its lasting influence even now...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-11-20, 01:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,380
Posted By Blackstrida_A_

Thanks for the interesting question. ...

Thanks for the interesting question.

According to Wiktor/efneo the right crank arm is forged, the SGS certificate (= proof of passed industry test) can be found here:
...
Forum: Touring
08-04-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,217
Posted By jamawani

Hostels were never quite as popular in the U.S....

Hostels were never quite as popular in the U.S. as they are in Europe.
But in the 1970s and 1980s American Youth Hostels (AYH) had more than 100, maybe 200.
I've long ago thrown out my guidebook,...
Forum: Touring
01-21-20, 12:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,142
Posted By alan s

https://kickasstrips.com/2013/05/three-men-on-a-bi...

https://kickasstrips.com/2013/05/three-men-on-a-bike-cycling-across-africa-on-a-3-seat-bike-called-trandem/

What did I win?
12-16-19, 05:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,397
Posted By GeezyRider

Thanks for sharing this story about Dr. Graves--I...

Thanks for sharing this story about Dr. Graves--I enjoyed it very much.
Forum: Touring
12-13-19, 07:35 AM
12-04-19, 08:05 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 11,171
Posted By Sojodave

I tell my wife you're supposed to change your...

I tell my wife you're supposed to change your helmet every year...:lol:
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-01-19, 12:51 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 48,693
Posted By Pinigis

We have chosen the direct sales route simply...

We have chosen the direct sales route simply because retailers add 35% to the cost of a bike. My goal has been to keep Origami bikes affordable, and adding 35% markup would make that difficult.
11-27-19, 08:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,660
Posted By FiftySix

It's the 6 piece (or more) main tube of unmatched...

It's the 6 piece (or more) main tube of unmatched diameter pipe of the Tallerico hob knobed together that seems like a joke or prank. They admit to making their creation out of scrap.

I'm sure...
11-25-19, 11:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,579
Posted By reconnaissance

Octogenarian advice to a 25 year old

In 1985 I was a newly married student moonlighting at the college town bicycle shop. Our customers were from all parts of the spectrum—tourists, criterium racers, BMX, and my specialty, the ATB. An...
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