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07-13-21, 04:54 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,307
Posted By alo

I am in the land of little people. It is...

I am in the land of little people. It is extremely rare for a bike to have a large seat here. Most people are smaller, and don't need large seats. Bikes with large frames are also extremely rare.
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07-13-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,307
Posted By alo

Maybe I could just make a list like that, and...

Maybe I could just make a list like that, and send it as a private message to one or more mods.

Who should I send it to?
07-13-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,307
Posted By alo

No I did a topic about poles on my bike....

No

I did a topic about poles on my bike. That has a picture of the side view of the seat while it was still good. It wont give you a very good idea of what it looks like from other angles. It is...
07-13-21, 10:08 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,307
Posted By alo

Hopefully veganbikes will read this and change...

Hopefully veganbikes will read this and change his ways.

If he doesn't, I have not decided for sure what I will do. But one possibility is to start a new topic with quotes from veganbikes. People...
07-13-21, 09:36 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,307
Posted By alo

I have already had a topic about my seat. I have...

I have already had a topic about my seat. I have a large seat, which I bought not long after buying the bike. The covering is split. When I sit on it, it goes down, and the split closes, pinching the...
07-13-21, 09:08 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,307
Posted By alo

I have already said, I don't have that seat. But...

I have already said, I don't have that seat. But I would be curious to try out a seat like that.

When a person speaks up about something like this, the reaction is, he must be over sensitive. I...
07-13-21, 08:46 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,307
Posted By alo

A lot of people made good genuine comments, and I...

A lot of people made good genuine comments, and I appreciate them. Thanks.
07-13-21, 08:37 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,307
Posted By alo

I don't mind people disagreeing, or even being...

I don't mind people disagreeing, or even being light hearted. I joke a lot myself. With veganbikes, it has been again and again and again. If the moderators go back and check, they will see.

The...
07-13-21, 08:18 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,307
Posted By alo

I know you're genuine, but even genuine people...

I know you're genuine, but even genuine people can have different opinions. We can all learn from each other.

Even if you can explain that I can use a smaller saddle, what may theoretically be...
07-13-21, 08:13 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,307
Posted By alo

If I get what you are trying to say, it is not...

If I get what you are trying to say, it is not something I can respond to without examples.

Don't waste a lot of time, but if you can think of a small number of examples that stand out, send me a...
07-13-21, 07:14 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,307
Posted By alo

The truth is, if you go back over previous...

The truth is, if you go back over previous topics, veganbikes has insulted me again and again and again. How long should I resist the urge to become defensive? Go back and check. Please moderators,...
07-13-21, 05:39 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,307
Posted By alo

So you think it is ok to be insulting, if you...

So you think it is ok to be insulting, if you give some good advice.

If you have seen me troll other forums, which forums, and what are my user names? I guarantee with 100% certainty that you...
07-13-21, 04:20 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,307
Posted By alo

I hope you get a lot of pleasure out of being...

I hope you get a lot of pleasure out of being insulting.

You know a tiny bit about me from the little information I have shared on this forum.

Other than that, You don't know anything about me,...
07-12-21, 06:32 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,307
Posted By alo

I have raised the handlebars on my bike to make...

I have raised the handlebars on my bike to make it more comfortable. While it is probably not technically a cruiser, I do sit in a more upright position.
07-12-21, 03:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,281
Posted By alo

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07-12-21, 01:33 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,307
Posted By alo

Maybe you are younger than me. Maybe you are...

Maybe you are younger than me. Maybe you are thinner than me. Maybe you have smaller bones than me. Can't you accept that some people find large seats more comfortable?
Forum: Framebuilders
07-12-21, 01:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 901
Posted By alo

If you expect to be taken seriously, give an...

If you expect to be taken seriously, give an intelligent reason for what you are saying.
Forum: Framebuilders
07-12-21, 01:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 901
Posted By alo

I am in a place where I see bamboo growing in the...

I am in a place where I see bamboo growing in the wild almost every day. I have had many discussions with people about using it for construction of houses and other things. If I tried to explain all...
07-11-21, 07:00 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,307
Posted By alo

One thing I do know is, the larger the seat the...

One thing I do know is, the larger the seat the more comfortable it is. That is for me. Not everyone is the same. The seat I am using at present is one of the largest ordinary seats commonly...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-11-21, 06:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 901
Posted By alo

The truth is, you making a judgement like this is...

The truth is, you making a judgement like this is speculation.
07-10-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,307
Posted By alo

There are two different issues. 1. What seat...

There are two different issues.

1. What seat will do the job? I don't know how big the largest seat in Walmart is. But you may be right.

2. What is the most comfortable seat you can get? A very...
07-10-21, 03:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 577
Posted By alo

I have never seen training wheels like in the...

I have never seen training wheels like in the video. A lot of people on this forum are young, and don't know what really did happen back then, So let's share.

It was cool to extend forks on a...
07-10-21, 05:20 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,307
Posted By alo

Can anyone recommend any very large seats?

I saw this looks like it should be very comfortable. But the delivery for a minimum of two is $112.46, where I am. So I am not planning to buy any. When I return to Australia, I might check the price...
07-09-21, 10:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,059
Posted By alo

Measure across as many links as you can, and...

Measure across as many links as you can, and divide it by the number of links. See if it is a standard sized chain.

Another option would be to hold another chain against it, and see if the links...
07-07-21, 11:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,311
Posted By alo

When you have things in tires like that, you...

When you have things in tires like that, you wonder what is best to do. Maybe it fits so tightly it will never leak. But maybe it has not penetrated the entire thickness of the tire yet, and when it...
07-07-21, 11:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 833
Posted By alo

When you think about the glues available, in many...

When you think about the glues available, in many cases you could cut pieces of old tube, and use for patches. They ones you cut from a tube, would not have tapered edges, but in many situations they...
07-07-21, 06:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 833
Posted By alo

Some super glue sets rigid, and I would not use...

Some super glue sets rigid, and I would not use if for a tire. It appears that the one pictured remains flexible. I would use it.
Forum: Fatbikes
07-07-21, 04:41 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,529
Posted By alo

I prefer steel. There is a possibility that at...

I prefer steel. There is a possibility that at some time in the future I might break a frame. I am heavy, and ride on a lot of rough tracks. I am confident that steel can be welded together again....
07-07-21, 04:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 917
Posted By alo

Yes. Replace the wires. It seems like you...

Yes. Replace the wires.

It seems like you got a bargain, if it is only a minor repair.
07-07-21, 11:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 499
Posted By alo

I have a helmet I bought in S E Asia several...

I have a helmet I bought in S E Asia several years ago, with mounting brackets for a camera and lights. I don't know where you could get one, and I don't know if you would want one. The brackets are...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-07-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 901
Posted By alo

Bamboo bikes are not a good idea, as bamboo...

Bamboo bikes are not a good idea, as bamboo deteriorates much faster than steel, aluminum or carbon fiber. It is a novelty, not a good idea for a bike you want to last for many years.

If you...
07-06-21, 09:31 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,697
Posted By alo

It seems you didn't read what I actually said. I...

It seems you didn't read what I actually said. I have never heard an Australian say "nature break." Most use words not polite enough to write on this forum. The few that I have heard trying to be...
07-06-21, 12:58 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 8,870
Posted By alo

Does it matter? You can buy bikes with...

Does it matter?

You can buy bikes with different brand names one them, with exactly the same frame. Same strength. Same weight. You can say some are fake copies. Does it matter which is real, and...
07-06-21, 06:26 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 8,870
Posted By alo

I am sure you would love to pay the prices I can...

I am sure you would love to pay the prices I can buy things for here. For example, I am running a new derailleur which cost $2.25, and a new chain which cost $1.40.

I read about people asking how...
07-06-21, 03:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 917
Posted By alo

There are a number of videos here. ...

There are a number of videos here.

https://www.e-bikes.com/pages/help-center

Here is one.

https://www.e-bikes.com/pages/check-ebikes-problem
07-06-21, 03:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 917
Posted By alo

Another option is to connect 3 old style filament...

Another option is to connect 3 old style filament car headlights in series, and connect them to the battery, and see how it goes. They should not draw as much power as the motor, but you should be...
07-06-21, 12:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 917
Posted By alo

The first thing to check would be voltage drop...

The first thing to check would be voltage drop when you try to get it to go. If there is a big voltage drop, buy a new battery. They sell them on the website linked in a previous post.
07-06-21, 12:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 917
Posted By alo

Most electric bikes have brushless motors. So you...

Most electric bikes have brushless motors. So you would hot wire the controller. This is probably what you meant.
07-06-21, 12:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 917
Posted By alo

Here is the website. See what you can find out...

Here is the website. See what you can find out here.

https://www.e-bikes.com/collections/nakto-fat-tire-ebike
07-06-21, 12:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 917
Posted By alo

It gets down to how much you understand...

It gets down to how much you understand electrical circuits yourself. If you know what you are doing, you can get information about that particular bike, and check it out yourself. If you have no...
07-06-21, 12:03 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,697
Posted By alo

I almost stepped on a snake.

I cycle a lot on tracks in farming areas. I walked behind some trees for a call of nature, or in American, a bathroom break. There was a snake under some leaves, and I stepped just a few inches from...
07-05-21, 11:28 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,874
Posted By alo

Tubes do deteriorate in time, so don't buy for...

Tubes do deteriorate in time, so don't buy for too many years ahead.

I am in S E Asia, where I can buy bike parts for next to nothing. I am thinking about what to take with me when I go back to...
07-05-21, 11:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 533
Posted By alo

Like has been said, look for a complete bike...

Like has been said, look for a complete bike first. Would she be ok on a 26 inch? There are many more of them.

If you do change the wheel on the existing, you don't have to stay with 5 speed. You...
07-05-21, 11:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 692
Posted By alo

A bit different from what you want to know, but...

A bit different from what you want to know, but you can get 9 speed freewheels and 9 speed cassettes. They are not compatible without changing the hub or wheel.
07-05-21, 10:55 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 8,870
Posted By alo

The most expensive collectable Australian cars...

The most expensive collectable Australian cars are from the early 70s. I suspect it might be similar in America. How valuable is a Mustang or Corvette from the early 70s?

We don't normally drive...
07-05-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 8,870
Posted By alo

It seems Americans pay more for bicycles than...

It seems Americans pay more for bicycles than people in most parts of the world. Part of this is due to a large proportion of Americans wanting the latest high tech bikes. I am not saying it doesn't...
07-04-21, 10:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,425
Posted By alo

If you search on alibaba, you can often find them...

If you search on alibaba, you can often find them cheap.

With the ones shown below you can buy ten for $13.50 plus shipping, that's $1.35 each. With shipping, it might be under $2.50 each, check...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 9,078
Posted By alo

I don't have expectations of people. If people...

I don't have expectations of people. If people are friendly, they are friendly. If they are not, they are not. They don't upset me.
07-04-21, 01:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 425
Posted By alo

With this type of setup, I would be asking if you...

With this type of setup, I would be asking if you only use the middle and large chain ring, how do the numbers measure up. If it works, good luck.

If not, I wound make the chain length to suit...
07-03-21, 12:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 425
Posted By alo

I suggest you share the sizes of the smallest and...

I suggest you share the sizes of the smallest and largest chain ring, and the smallest and largest sprocket on the cassette, and people may be able to let you know if it is possible to get a...
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