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09-20-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 136
Posted By Rick

Here...

Here (https://flatbike.com/five-ways-to-raise-your-handlebars/) is some info to look over.
09-20-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 885
Posted By Rick

My wife got mad and told me I could sleep with...

My wife got mad and told me I could sleep with the bike. My bicycle resides in my room and the wife is allowed to enter for a conjugal visit.
09-18-21, 12:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 646
Posted By Rick

For the chainline to be different than the...

For the chainline to be different than the manufacture set it up for. Somebody had to either put a rear hub with different spacing or Spindles front or rear that are longer or shorter. I replaced the...
09-17-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,062
Posted By Rick

A Camelbak with a pocket would allow you to...

A Camelbak with a pocket would allow you to properly stay hydrated.
Forum: Touring
09-15-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,625
Posted By Rick

I have 72 ounces in my three water bottles. My...

I have 72 ounces in my three water bottles. My Camelbak has 100 ounces. When I use the Camelbak I drink more often and ride further. Riding further helps me loose more weight. I cant afford not to...
Forum: Touring
09-14-21, 11:27 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,215
Posted By Rick

I believe the Sierra and the Bio lite stoves will...

I believe the Sierra and the Bio lite stoves will burn the patties due to the electric fans in them.
Forum: Touring
09-13-21, 08:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 637
Posted By Rick

In 1980 I camped in camp grounds down the coast...

In 1980 I camped in camp grounds down the coast in California for $0.50 a night. I live in California and other than dispersed camping it is cheaper to fly to a foreign country to bicycle tour.
09-13-21, 07:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 557
Posted By Rick

There are seat rail mounted bottle holders and...

There are seat rail mounted bottle holders and handlebar mounted bottle holders.
Replies: 82
Views: 2,793
Posted By Rick

I posted about the Rohloff hub and my personal...

I posted about the Rohloff hub and my personal experiences much like many others do.
Replies: 82
Views: 2,793
Posted By Rick

What do you really want.

What do you really want.
09-12-21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 813
Posted By Rick

Yeah like they said. Get the tires that don't...

Yeah like they said. Get the tires that don't allow holes through them. I am on my fourth set of Schwalbe tires on my touring bike and no flats from exterior sources. Over 7 years and thousands of...
Replies: 82
Views: 2,793
Posted By Rick

I have had my Co-Motion Pangea Rohloff going on 8...

I have had my Co-Motion Pangea Rohloff going on 8 years now. It is defiantly not the lightest Rohloff equipped bicycle with a gates belt. I have read all the reasons lame as they are about weight and...
09-11-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 948
Posted By Rick

I look at the picture of the brake and it looks...

I look at the picture of the brake and it looks like someone setup the brake with the cam release lever open. If so loosen the cable and close the lever and readjust the brake.
09-10-21, 06:15 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,374
Posted By Rick

The Varia has a range of less than 500 yards, My...

The Varia has a range of less than 500 yards, My Dinotte Day Time Light can be seen from over 1 mile away. My Dino taillight after dark works the same. The battery on my Dinotte Day Time Light is...
09-09-21, 08:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,013
Posted By Rick

Green means go, Red means stop and Yellow means...

Green means go, Red means stop and Yellow means go faster. Haven't you ever seen Star Man.
Forum: Touring
09-08-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 763
Posted By Rick

My touring bike started out with drop bars. I put...

My touring bike started out with drop bars. I put even wider drop bars on it. I decided because I don't use the drops I would try the butterfly bars. They didn't work out so I tried the Jon's bars....
09-04-21, 08:57 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,374
Posted By Rick

In addition to my Son 28 hub that powers the...

In addition to my Son 28 hub that powers the Edelux headlight and the B&M Toplight Line Brake Plus. I have a Dinotte DAYTIME RED Taillight...
09-01-21, 03:47 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,071
Posted By Rick

Maybe they should paint a car sharrow in the car...

Maybe they should paint a car sharrow in the car parking spaces so the functionally illiterate motorists get the idea.
08-31-21, 11:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 443
Posted By Rick

Surly Troll and Surly Big Dummy have both disk...

Surly Troll and Surly Big Dummy have both disk and cantilever mounts and I believe you can still find others still available.
08-31-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,050
Posted By Rick

I have wide feet and the bicycle shoe...

I have wide feet and the bicycle shoe manufactures don't find it profitable to accommodate my needs. I have bought supposedly wide shoes on more than one occasion. I like clipless pedals. I don't...
08-28-21, 08:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 786
Posted By Rick

Put a Schlumpf Mountain drive on the bicycle. You...

Put a Schlumpf Mountain drive on the bicycle. You can have the low and the high with 727 percent range. You can set up a 15 to 110 gear inch or many other combinations. It is only money. My Rohloff...
08-27-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 715
Posted By Rick

I have a 1990 Burley Bongo. New not long out of...

I have a 1990 Burley Bongo. New not long out of the box I replaced the wheels with Phil Wood Tandem hubs and 48 spoked rims, due to breaking spokes and bent axles twice on the rear wheel. I went thru...
08-23-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 931
Posted By Rick

I mixed up my words. Yes you can only check...

I mixed up my words. Yes you can only check alignment on other than steel.
08-23-21, 01:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By Rick

Make sure the threads of the bolt have some...

Make sure the threads of the bolt have some lubrication on them also.
08-22-21, 09:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 931
Posted By Rick

I don't believe it is overkill. Just remember it...

I don't believe it is overkill. Just remember it is not for checking alignment on bikes made from something other than steel.
08-22-21, 01:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,157
Posted By Rick

When the police decline to do their job at the...

When the police decline to do their job at the seen of a collision you report this to their supervisors and sue the city. The officer was codling the miscreant motorist to protect the insurance...
08-18-21, 09:06 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,975
Posted By Rick

I have used Kucharik jerseys before. They make...

I have used Kucharik jerseys before. They make wool and wool blend. I wore the wool blend ones year round in the past.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,096
Posted By Rick

You are less likely to be hit on the wide...

You are less likely to be hit on the wide shoulder of a freeway that allows access to bicycles than that high speed boulevard with many cross roads. The places were you are allowed to use the freeway...
Forum: Touring
08-09-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 17,529
Posted By Rick

People look at fat me, the large hub and the...

People look at fat me, the large hub and the battery for my daylight visibility light on my seat post and believe it is an ebike.

Tourist in MSN...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-21, 01:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,096
Posted By Rick

I live in California and there are places were...

I live in California and there are places were you can use the freeway shoulder but you have to research were it is allowed. As far as unnerving goes the freeway shoulder is much safer than the...
08-01-21, 09:45 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 6,438
Posted By Rick

Cars have turn signals and on a bicycle someone...

Cars have turn signals and on a bicycle someone following you can see the extended arm easier than that funky left arm do all thing. The only reason to continue the left arm do all thing would be you...
08-01-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 6,438
Posted By Rick

The signal with right arm extended for a right...

The signal with right arm extended for a right turn has ben in the UVC for over several decades. I have found it in the vehicle code or laws that govern the use in all states that I have lived in. I...
08-01-21, 02:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 501
Posted By Rick

Sidi's designation for wide shoes is mega. ...

Sidi's designation for wide shoes is mega. (https://www.sidi.com/en/mtb/134-scarpe-mtb-dragon5-matt-mega.html)
07-31-21, 11:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 991
Posted By Rick

TSTBA: That's wat I call forgetting to read the...

TSTBA: That's wat I call forgetting to read the destructions.
07-30-21, 12:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 418
Posted By Rick

I have Phil Wood 40h hubs for my tandem.

I have Phil Wood 40h hubs for my tandem.
07-28-21, 09:40 PM
Forum: Touring
07-27-21, 10:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,295
Posted By Rick

Klean Kanteen makes SS bottles that fit regular...

Klean Kanteen makes SS bottles that fit regular water bottle cages.
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07-23-21, 06:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,943
Posted By Rick

Not paranoia teenage driver was texting. This is...

Not paranoia teenage driver was texting. This is murder not an accident. The driver decided to use the phone instead of paying attention. People discuss me with there electronic habits.
07-23-21, 12:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,943
Posted By Rick

Not to mention you cell phone lobbyist types.

Not to mention you cell phone lobbyist types.
07-23-21, 08:56 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,943
Posted By Rick

The area to the right of the normal traffic lane...

The area to the right of the normal traffic lane is the most dangerous part of the road in the USA. The first place the motorist goes to sneak around traffic or avoid the police is going to be the...
07-21-21, 12:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 967
Posted By Rick

I was at Kissimmee park in Florida with our scout...

I was at Kissimmee park in Florida with our scout troop and some clown was in a small boat feeding an alligator some Mc Donald's food. The Alligator decided to take more meat and latched onto the...
07-13-21, 05:06 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 55,489
Posted By Rick

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Here is my Co-Motion extra heavy duty Pangea Rohloff bicycle. It took me five...
07-11-21, 07:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 522
Posted By Rick

My touring bicycle came with the Spyre disk...

My touring bicycle came with the Spyre disk brakes. I now use the Paul Kamper's. The Paul Klamper not only works better at stopping but you can order them with Campy actuating arms instead of using a...
07-08-21, 09:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 419
Posted By Rick

Finding what works for you is a trial and error...

Finding what works for you is a trial and error kind of problem. You might try Ergon Grips...
07-07-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,482
Posted By Rick

There was no surprise here. Texas doesn't...

There was no surprise here. Texas doesn't tolerate stupidity. As I stated previously. The felon will go from the hospital then to jail. Here...
07-06-21, 05:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,482
Posted By Rick

The dangerously stupid motorist got what he asked...

The dangerously stupid motorist got what he asked for and will soon be in jail. The bicyclist is alive because he exercised his right to not live in a fantasy safe space.
07-05-21, 08:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 607
Posted By Rick

They have a find a dealer page...

They have a find a dealer page (https://www.sherlock.bike/en/contacts/dealer-locator/).
06-30-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,943
Posted By Rick

I do believe that everybody who entered the race...

I do believe that everybody who entered the race had to qualify. Regardless of the weather, terrain, or road conditions and many other factors. The winner still won the race. I congratulate the 52...
06-29-21, 08:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 455
Posted By Rick

Paul's is the fanciest...

Paul's is the fanciest (https://www.paulcomp.com/shop/components/brakes/center-pull-brakes/racer/).
06-28-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,943
Posted By Rick

Race across America

first female cyclist to win Race Across America (https://road.cc/content/news/cyclist-becomes-first-woman-ever-win-race-across-america-284445)
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