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06-26-22, 07:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,622
Posted By Speedway2

As for your stuck seat post you might find some...

As for your stuck seat post you might find some good tips in the Bicycle Mechanics Section.
06-26-22, 07:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,622
Posted By Speedway2

If your terrain is mostly flat I would keep it a...

If your terrain is mostly flat I would keep it a SS.
My Roll2 is very smooth and is my first choice whenever I'm going for a ride.
06-26-22, 07:28 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,078
Posted By Speedway2

I gifted my steel rigid mountain bike ('95 Marin...

I gifted my steel rigid mountain bike ('95 Marin Muirwoods) to my son thinking my modern aluminum bikes were all I needed.
Didn't take long before I missed the ride of steel. Picked up a steel...
06-07-22, 03:58 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 7,890
Posted By Speedway2

Get a Fixie.....

Get a Fixie.....
06-06-22, 08:27 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,252
Posted By Speedway2

Rode my SS 40kms (as briskley as possible on a...

Rode my SS 40kms (as briskley as possible on a SS) then played/walked 18 holes carrying my clubs with a double strap bag.
I think I'm going to need traction care for a few days.....
05-11-22, 06:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 475
Posted By Speedway2

What a pain in the azz......

What a pain in the azz......
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-10-22, 06:50 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,534
Posted By Speedway2

I would order one today if they were available in...

I would order one today if they were available in Canada so I wouldn't have to deal with any potentially expensive Duty and Brokerage fees.......
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-29-22, 05:58 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,534
Posted By Speedway2

Pinigis....at the risk of violating any Forum...

Pinigis....at the risk of violating any Forum Rules, we should probably conduct future correspondence via private messaging re the bike transaction?

T.Dot....I could walk to your place in 10mins...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-28-22, 07:12 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,534
Posted By Speedway2

That's a great offer and very kind of you! Any...

That's a great offer and very kind of you!
Any idea if there will be Duty and brokerage fees to ship to my door?



Pinginis....what's the cost for 2 bikes shipped to one address in Thornhill....
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-27-22, 10:13 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,534
Posted By Speedway2

I guess I missed the boat on the pre-order...

I guess I missed the boat on the pre-order pricing?


Thanks for the update. I might have to look at your other offerings or something compatible locally......
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-25-22, 05:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,534
Posted By Speedway2

Pinigis....are you on schedule for early May...

Pinigis....are you on schedule for early May delivery and can a simple front brake be added?
04-24-22, 06:31 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,840
Posted By Speedway2

23's.....

23's.....
04-24-22, 06:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 761
Posted By Speedway2

I was kidding but try a dab of dish soap and...

I was kidding but try a dab of dish soap and smear it on the inner lens next time......
Forum: Foo
04-21-22, 07:55 AM
Replies: 1,906
Views: 332,816
Posted By Speedway2

I just ordered a variant (DW5600E-1V) of the...

I just ordered a variant (DW5600E-1V) of the original 1983 G-Shock.
My new EDC beater.........
04-20-22, 08:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 756
Posted By Speedway2

Op...what do you mean by "less clunky" and...

Op...what do you mean by "less clunky" and "minimal maintenance"?
Are there parts that you can replace/upgrade to make it "less clunky"? I can't see how there's less maintenance than a SS bike.
Forum: Foo
04-19-22, 12:57 PM
Replies: 1,906
Views: 332,816
Posted By Speedway2

I just picked up this Casio for my son. He...

I just picked up this Casio for my son.
He thinks it's so cool and actually uses it daily (calculator) vs having to pull out his cell phone and getting it scratched up........
04-19-22, 12:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 761
Posted By Speedway2

Speedo goggles.....great for swimming too :)

Speedo goggles.....great for swimming too :)
04-15-22, 10:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,254
Posted By Speedway2

I'm looking at the Newsboy with a front drum...

I'm looking at the Newsboy with a front drum brake. You've got me beat by 5lbs :)
04-14-22, 03:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,254
Posted By Speedway2

Op....has you looked at the Workman line of...

Op....has you looked at the Workman line of bikes? A bit over your budget new but you may find a used one.
Their designs intrigue me even tho I have never seen one in person.......
03-22-22, 11:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 729
Posted By Speedway2

I find it's a PITA to move/remove stuff out of...

I find it's a PITA to move/remove stuff out of the box to haul my bikes so I use my wife's hitch mount bike rack.
All that is required is using the adapter sleeve to fit the 2" receiver on my RAM.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-22-22, 07:30 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,534
Posted By Speedway2

Colors look great! Would be interesting to see...

Colors look great! Would be interesting to see one in olive green and with a front brake.
Do you ship to Canada?
03-22-22, 07:01 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 50,151
Posted By Speedway2

When my son and I get together for a ride and I...

When my son and I get together for a ride and I see him enjoying the bike, a lot of good memories come back to me of the days when said bike gave me similar joy.
He has a "modern day" aluminum...
03-21-22, 07:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 681
Posted By Speedway2

I swapped out the drop-bars on two of my road...

I swapped out the drop-bars on two of my road bikes.
One of my geared bikes received a flat-bar and my SS bike got bull-horns with TT brake levers.
Like others have mentioned......it's your...
03-19-22, 07:01 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,833
Posted By Speedway2

I wear disposable foam plugs when going for a...

I wear disposable foam plugs when going for a ride when its cool out. If I don't I usually get a headache.
Not all foam plugs are made the equal. I have found some to be too dense/hard after an...
03-17-22, 04:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,571
Posted By Speedway2

Pics or it didn't happen....jk....congrats!

Pics or it didn't happen....jk....congrats!
03-13-22, 09:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,729
Posted By Speedway2

Have you considered a folding bike?

Have you considered a folding bike?
03-13-22, 09:29 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,551
Posted By Speedway2

I ride my SS(s) mostly on solo rides because I...

I ride my SS(s) mostly on solo rides because I enjoy keeping a certain cadence. When I hit that zone it's almost therapeudic.
I rarely ride my geared bikes now....but when I do it's mostly because...
03-06-22, 05:58 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 27,609
Posted By Speedway2

The imagery was fantastic on the Official Video...

The imagery was fantastic on the Official Video but I found this Live version on Conan and I think it's even better!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bk7RVw3I8eg
03-04-22, 11:17 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 27,609
Posted By Speedway2

I just discovered this amazing cover by...

I just discovered this amazing cover by Disturbed. A heavy metal band I was never aware of.
Originally done by Simon & Garfunkel....The Sound of Silence. I remember listening to it as a young lad...
02-20-22, 04:19 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 9,088
Posted By Speedway2

Was just wondering when this thread was...

Was just wondering when this thread was happening. Can't wait for the snow to melt and the roads to be salt/sand free.......
02-06-22, 12:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,164
Posted By Speedway2

Langster - 700x23C Specialized Mondos (black) ...

Langster - 700x23C Specialized Mondos (black)
Globe Roll2 - 700x28C Specialized Thresholds (white)
VROD - Front: 120/70ZR-19 Rear Tire: 240/40VR-18 Michelin Scorchers :)
01-20-22, 07:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,408
Posted By Speedway2

No....but I drive to different cycling locations...

No....but I drive to different cycling locations in the same day sometimes.
01-20-22, 08:47 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,408
Posted By Speedway2

When I need to stuff a bike into the hatchback I...

When I need to stuff a bike into the hatchback I take the bike with QR and rim brakes.
No tools required and quick and easy especially when done multiple times during the day......
Forum: Fatbikes
01-20-22, 07:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,786
Posted By Speedway2

If I lived in an apartment where space is limited...

If I lived in an apartment where space is limited and I had to maneuvor the bike thru the halls/elevator/stairs, etc., a fatbike wouldn't be at the top of the list.
A poperly geared SingleSpeed with...
01-17-22, 11:30 AM
Replies: 26,321
Views: 2,831,718
Posted By Speedway2

Not yet. Got a dusting of snow last night so may...

Not yet. Got a dusting of snow last night so may clear it first.....
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/ec2qh9x_773410ffdf477c4e83304c6630cf50e16c5891dd.jpg
01-17-22, 11:21 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,883
Posted By Speedway2

When I feel the need to rest my Single Speed(s) I...

When I feel the need to rest my Single Speed(s) I fire up the Vrod:)....
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x2000/rjb1t6l_56e27c03d92a2807cd076a01346207a6c44f6e02.jpg...
01-16-22, 12:48 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,883
Posted By Speedway2

I ride bicycles, motorcycles and drive 4-wheels. ...

I ride bicycles, motorcycles and drive 4-wheels. I feel solidarity with myself......ask my wife.
01-09-22, 02:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,003
Posted By Speedway2

My '09 Langster is still my favourite bike when I...

My '09 Langster is still my favourite bike when I go solo riding which includes clipless shoes/pedals, padded shorts & gloves, etc. I find I can ride the Langster longer/further with the proper gear...
01-08-22, 02:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 757
Posted By Speedway2

$50 bucks?! A pair of those ThickSlicks would...

$50 bucks?! A pair of those ThickSlicks would cost me more up here. Nice find.
Personally, I wouldn't do anything other than adjusting the bike to make it fit, keep and eye on the tire pressure...
01-08-22, 02:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,003
Posted By Speedway2

I agree with vegenbikes. My Roll2 is 520 and...

I agree with vegenbikes.
My Roll2 is 520 and doesn't feel like anything specail for a steel bike. However, it certaintly feels smoother and less harsh then my aluminum Langster. I'm going to try...
01-07-22, 03:51 PM
Replies: 4,922
Views: 701,354
Posted By Speedway2

Can't wait to "see" it finished!

Can't wait to "see" it finished!
01-07-22, 03:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,787
Posted By Speedway2

My 1995 Marin Muirwoods spent most of it's days...

My 1995 Marin Muirwoods spent most of it's days riding paved roads with ThickSlicks.
When I put the knobbies back on my son claimed ownership of the bike. He loved the feel of steel and was amazed...
01-07-22, 10:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,003
Posted By Speedway2

^^^I concur but I never had high-end steel bikes...

^^^I concur but I never had high-end steel bikes and my first aluminum road bike was 20+ yrs ago.
During the aluminum bike phase I kept a '95 Marin rigid mountain bike(I bought BNIB) and rode it...
01-06-22, 06:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,003
Posted By Speedway2

My favourite frame material is steel. ...

My favourite frame material is steel.
Currently, my only steel frame bike is a Single Speed. I plan most of my rides around the SS (even with it's limitations) because it's so comfortable.
I...
12-29-21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,372
Posted By Speedway2

Nixhex....congrats! Looking forward to some...

Nixhex....congrats!
Looking forward to some actual pics and your thoughts on the "new" bike.....
12-28-21, 12:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,372
Posted By Speedway2

My Langster was my first SS. It came with...

My Langster was my first SS. It came with 23s/aluminium frame. I thought it was comfortable until I got the Globe2 with 28s/steel frame.
The Globe2 is much more comfortable riding under similar...
12-25-21, 01:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,372
Posted By Speedway2

I can only say that my '09 Langster cost me...

I can only say that my '09 Langster cost me ~$725CDN BNIB out the door back in 2009. It's my favourite bike for solo rides.
My other SS is a Specialized Globe2 that doesn't have bottle mounts...
12-21-21, 07:29 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,772
Posted By Speedway2

My 2009 Langster came with dual pivot...

My 2009 Langster came with dual pivot brakes/Tektro short reach lever combo on the drops. It never felt like it had enough stopping power. A set of Koolstop Salmon pads probably would have made a...
12-20-21, 07:20 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,225
Posted By Speedway2

.....I was told a long time ago to never "trust a...

.....I was told a long time ago to never "trust a phart" and that they are not supposed to be "lumpy"
12-15-21, 07:24 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,225
Posted By Speedway2

I've been riding my SingleSpeeds mostly for the...

I've been riding my SingleSpeeds mostly for the last 2+ years now. I enjoy the silence of the bike(s) and not having to think about shifting....just enjoying the ride/scenery.
Now that I'm pushing...
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