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09-29-22, 08:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 82
Posted By veganbikes

Don't need to ride hardcore trails but if you are...

Don't need to ride hardcore trails but if you are going to be going really off road get a good bike. If you are riding on gravel same advice but get a gravel bike. Good reliable components are...
09-29-22, 08:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 99
Posted By veganbikes

It is a Serrotta and the one I saw had XTR in my...

It is a Serrotta and the one I saw had XTR in my search so it should be a decent bike but what info are you looking for? It is such a generic question that nobody can really help too much.
09-29-22, 08:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 249
Posted By veganbikes

It was actually good advice, Shimano does a lot...

It was actually good advice, Shimano does a lot of compatibility charts to help us all out.

That BB is probably fine I can't see why it won't unless it is the wrong size like for a fat bike or...
09-29-22, 08:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 188
Posted By veganbikes

I would reach out to the dealer who sold the tire...

I would reach out to the dealer who sold the tire and they can help you warranty it, if you bought it elsewhere but at least a place that is authorized then reach out to Continental and they can help...
09-29-22, 07:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 279
Posted By veganbikes

Sure but in terms of a cassette it is another...

Sure but in terms of a cassette it is another cassette so long as the ratios are correct. Yes Dura-Ace is the top of the line for Shimano and really great stuff but in the context of the question...
09-28-22, 08:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 552
Posted By veganbikes

You actually do care because you keep wanting to...

You actually do care because you keep wanting to confuse things and mention them. You are wasting your own time. It is not hard it is a throttled vehicle with pedals or a moped.
09-28-22, 08:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 82
Posted By veganbikes

The Polygon has slightly better low end...

The Polygon has slightly better low end drivetrain components but is a hybrid the Norco has potentially better low end brakes and a probably equally low end but higher travel fork neither I would...
09-28-22, 08:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 279
Posted By veganbikes

Probably would just buy a 9 speed cassette in the...

Probably would just buy a 9 speed cassette in the right ratio? Nothing special about the Dura Ace Cassette or chain other than maybe being lighter or having a bit more titanium cogs loads of...
09-28-22, 07:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 552
Posted By veganbikes

Hence why they are mopeds not motorcycles....

Hence why they are mopeds not motorcycles. Motorcycles wouldn't have pedals, I was literally talking about actual motorcycles and riding them. It sort of flew over you. I would make some joke about...
09-28-22, 07:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 552
Posted By veganbikes

Very incorrect. It is nothing to do with what I...

Very incorrect. It is nothing to do with what I may or may not sell. Also never have said what my gender may or may not be just FYI.
09-27-22, 07:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 215
Posted By veganbikes

I will take a look and see if I have anything in...

I will take a look and see if I have anything in my stash of old parts. Usually they ask for warranty stuff back but on occasion they don't.
09-27-22, 07:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 552
Posted By veganbikes

Well if we are talking about what you are talking...

Well if we are talking about what you are talking about we would be talking mopeds, I was talking motorcycles you know like a Harley or Hayabusa or something.
09-27-22, 06:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 552
Posted By veganbikes

Cool! Glad you are having fun. Let's just all get...

Cool! Glad you are having fun. Let's just all get motorcycles and ride them everywhere could be more fun than this.
09-27-22, 06:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 552
Posted By veganbikes

Not saying acoustic bikes can't be a problem on a...

Not saying acoustic bikes can't be a problem on a MUP or elsewhere. Throttles on class 2 mopeds are legally defined as 20mph but still that will be too fast for most MUPs and certainly for pedestrian...
09-27-22, 06:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 552
Posted By veganbikes

I do like the band Minor Threat (though prefer...

I do like the band Minor Threat (though prefer Ian's later band Fugazi a bit more) but not threatening anyone.
No overregulation just trying to make sure we aren't classifying something that really...
09-26-22, 11:00 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,216
Posted By veganbikes

Ehh technically 94 years...but they are an...

Ehh technically 94 years...but they are an excellent shop, super friendly and helpful and their Milwaukee frames are made by Waterford. I haven't had a chance to visit them in person though : (
Forum: Touring
09-26-22, 10:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 297
Posted By veganbikes

Probably pandemic shortage and possibly a date...

Probably pandemic shortage and possibly a date change that might not actually be the case. I know from Specialized they will roll a year forward but the actual product is previous year or earlier in...
09-26-22, 10:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 156
Posted By veganbikes

Ehhhh, I would go to SLX or XT if I was looking...

Ehhhh, I would go to SLX or XT if I was looking at upgrading, I am not really a big fan of just side grading even if I do like Shimano more and would rather have it then SRAM. SX and Deore are...
09-26-22, 09:53 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,216
Posted By veganbikes

Why not tell us what cassette you are looking for...

Why not tell us what cassette you are looking for that might help you find it better.
09-26-22, 09:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,830
Posted By veganbikes

Hola, este hilo es de 2012, buena suerte para...

Hola, este hilo es de 2012, buena suerte para encontrar piezas para una bicicleta eléctrica de 21 años, pero este hilo no estaba activo cuando se publicó en 2012 y el cartel tampoco estuvo activo más...
09-26-22, 09:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 552
Posted By veganbikes

You did take it wrong, I am in the US, I just...

You did take it wrong, I am in the US, I just don't classify mopeds as bicycles. The class 2 which you are referring to is generally a grey area in a lot of places and while they call them bicycles,...
Forum: Touring
09-25-22, 06:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 106
Posted By veganbikes

That link goes to a website in progress with 1...

That link goes to a website in progress with 1 photo it seems what website are you looking for? I would be curious to see a website detailing old catalogs but that one looks like it could use some...
09-25-22, 03:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By veganbikes

I don't think 11 speed is going away anytime...

I don't think 11 speed is going away anytime soon. I can still find 6, 7 and 8 speed stuff and while for new stuff not usually much of quality I can still find it easily. Most of the parts you will...
09-25-22, 02:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By veganbikes

Typically most of the adapters I have used have...

Typically most of the adapters I have used have all been bolt on to the frame or fork and then bolt the caliper on. You might need different bolts here and there but it also could be the bolts...
09-25-22, 02:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 422
Posted By veganbikes

Yes a fitter is worth it for anyone. The myth...

Yes a fitter is worth it for anyone. The myth that a bike fit is only for professional racers is absolutely silly. You are probably the most prime candidate for a fit that one could come up with....
09-25-22, 02:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 380
Posted By veganbikes

Yes hangers are specific to bikes, take it down...

Yes hangers are specific to bikes, take it down to your local shop more than likely they will have the parts or can easily get the correct ones and confirm what hanger you need. Billionaire Jeff...
09-25-22, 12:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By veganbikes

Ahhh I see yeah the 160 to 203 should do the...

Ahhh I see yeah the 160 to 203 should do the trick : )
09-25-22, 12:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 215
Posted By veganbikes

They have always replied to the shop and in the...

They have always replied to the shop and in the case they are late or miss it as they probably get a good volume of emails I just send a follow up and they respond.
09-25-22, 12:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 552
Posted By veganbikes

Throttled vehicles are not bicycles so let's keep...

Throttled vehicles are not bicycles so let's keep them away from pedestrian and multi use paths. On the road fine, it is where mopeds and motorcycles belong. We need to be very clear and careful we...
09-25-22, 12:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 424
Posted By veganbikes

Most important thing is make sure the bike is in...

Most important thing is make sure the bike is in good working order before you go on your ride. If you really need a serious truing it is possibly a sign there should have been some good maintenance...
09-25-22, 12:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 360
Posted By veganbikes

I think they might be Shimano Pedals either SPD...

I think they might be Shimano Pedals either SPD or SPD SL. Without pictures nobody will know except you. To post pictures you need to get active in the forums, there are tons of excellent current...
09-22-22, 07:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By veganbikes

This is probably what you want: QM 44 ADAPTER ...

This is probably what you want:
QM 44 ADAPTER for PM7" PM 180 to 203 mm rotor. That is what I am using on my similar Fox fork with same brake:...
09-22-22, 07:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 215
Posted By veganbikes

I have not seen that piece as a stand alone item...

I have not seen that piece as a stand alone item unfortunately but I would reach out to Bosch or to your local Bosch dealer and see if they can help out:...
09-22-22, 06:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 675
Posted By veganbikes

Kleins are neat bikes but potentially the...

Kleins are neat bikes but potentially the Specialized is a more sensible option it is a newer bike but it all comes down to fit and condition. If none of those bikes fit it doesn't really matter or...
09-20-22, 07:03 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 8,407
Posted By veganbikes

You are welcome, have a great night and an...

You are welcome, have a great night and an excellent tomorrow or great whatever time of day it might happen to be in your area and a good date if you happen to be in a place that is a different date...
09-20-22, 06:32 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 8,407
Posted By veganbikes

Correct, you have to be pedaling to get assist...

Correct, you have to be pedaling to get assist there is no assist banking. If they are still going with assistance and not pedaling they are on a throttled vehicle not a proper e-bike. However just...
09-19-22, 06:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 350
Posted By veganbikes

Use bolt on grips and not have the problem of...

Use bolt on grips and not have the problem of needing a compressor and if you are needing an in car compressor you should do some maintenance to the bike at home or at a shop something like that is...
09-19-22, 06:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,016
Posted By veganbikes

You have an e-bike with mechanical brakes, that...

You have an e-bike with mechanical brakes, that is not ideal at all. If you are wanting to be stuck with that bike and mechanical brakes I would recommend looking at TRP HY/RDs with better...
09-19-22, 06:17 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 8,407
Posted By veganbikes

An E-bike requires pedaling in order to move...

An E-bike requires pedaling in order to move forward a moped can be pedaled but has a throttle. Let's be clear here and not confuse bicycles with mopeds no matter how crappy or close to a bike that...
Forum: Touring
09-17-22, 11:12 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,320
Posted By veganbikes

Yeah I made a similar mistake as Stuart on a...

Yeah I made a similar mistake as Stuart on a trip, I had brought my own tent a Big Agnes Fly Creek UL2 but decided to sleep in a co-workers tent thinking a second body would make more sense but it...
09-17-22, 11:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 295
Posted By veganbikes

So firstly clean your drivetrain more often, all...

So firstly clean your drivetrain more often, all of that dirt and gritty greasy grime is wearing things out faster. Secondly replace your chain and cassette or freewheel with regularity ideally...
09-17-22, 10:53 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 8,407
Posted By veganbikes

The problem here is you are talking about...

The problem here is you are talking about e-bikers when the commuter/leisure rider could apply to a lot of regular cyclists as well. Also plenty of roadies using say a multi use path for their...
09-17-22, 10:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 449
Posted By veganbikes

SRAM made some of the most hated front...

SRAM made some of the most hated front derailleurs on the planet so bad that even SRAM said yeah 1X is better because they with all their engineers and money couldn't solve the problem.

Not sure...
09-17-22, 10:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,496
Posted By veganbikes

What are we looking it, it vaguely resembles a...

What are we looking it, it vaguely resembles a bike but no drivetrain I can see...Slightly kidding of course. It looks cool but it was taken from the wrong side post a picture of the drive side let's...
09-17-22, 10:33 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,961
Posted By veganbikes

Number 1 I don't use Facebook and never have and...

Number 1 I don't use Facebook and never have and never will. Secondly I cannot help you with your problem. Like I said I have an interest in owning that machine (or having my shop own it) but I know...
09-17-22, 11:05 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,961
Posted By veganbikes

Hey Andreescu I don't know if anyone here has...

Hey Andreescu I don't know if anyone here has knowledge on that machine, I simply stated I wanted one and still do. Aside from reaching out to Cyclus tools or other high end shops in Europe who might...
09-16-22, 07:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 301
Posted By veganbikes

Dang ole fancy talkers with their book learnin...

Dang ole fancy talkers with their book learnin and fancy talkin. If he done wants to be learnt let him be learnt. I done recommend usin' your typey television to send yourself one of them...
09-16-22, 07:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 205
Posted By veganbikes

Can't really tell condition without actually...

Can't really tell condition without actually looking at it in person but it is an older lower end bike so maybe $50-100 however none of that really matters if it doesn't fit. If it has been...
09-16-22, 06:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,001
Posted By veganbikes

The thread is from 2007 and hasn't been active...

The thread is from 2007 and hasn't been active since April Fools Day 2007 no need to post here. Also keep in mind for anyone reading this ancient thread make sure the rack will fit on the car Saris...
09-16-22, 06:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 248
Posted By veganbikes

Go to your frame builder and give them all the...

Go to your frame builder and give them all the info and they should be able to give you a good sense of what tubing or mix of tubing to use to give you the ride quality you desire. A frame need not...
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