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05-11-22, 06:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 854
Posted By Velogoth

You may be seeing people referencing much smaller...

You may be seeing people referencing much smaller road bike tires that can be pumped to above 100PSI (pounds per square inch of area). Bigger tires, like your 1.75's, have a LOT more surface area...
Forum: Commuting
05-09-22, 11:18 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,302
Posted By Velogoth

That's just, like, your opinion man.

That's just, like, your opinion man.
Forum: Commuting
05-09-22, 08:34 AM
Replies: 15,574
Views: 11,930,735
Posted By Velogoth

This is "The Mule", my commuter/"not afraid to...

This is "The Mule", my commuter/"not afraid to lock it up and leave it"/truck bike. Was a 1997 GT Arette that I picked up for $60 on Craigslist. I learned a lesson about "cheap" bikes though, since...
05-09-22, 06:32 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 69,949
Posted By Velogoth

Behold! Pallbearer, the goth clyde bike. Debadged...

Behold! Pallbearer, the goth clyde bike. Debadged Surly Straggler.

This is my year-round commuter/all-road/go-anywhere/soon-to-be light touring bike. The rear drive side spokes all started...
04-08-22, 07:48 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,263
Posted By Velogoth

Yes I do.

Yes I do.
04-08-22, 07:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 987
Posted By Velogoth

Congratulations kunoichi! I'm so glad you found a...

Congratulations kunoichi! I'm so glad you found a bicycle that fit and that you're out riding! I think you'll have a lot more fun on the bike than the trike.

Keep us posted. Those first rides...
03-29-22, 12:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,456
Posted By Velogoth

Bike co-ops are different from bike shops. Many...

Bike co-ops are different from bike shops. Many are volunteer based organizations dedicated to getting/keeping people on bikes. It might be worth seeing if there are any in the area, and what kind...
03-24-22, 12:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,142
Posted By Velogoth

This is the plan! I can't help but dream about...

This is the plan! I can't help but dream about what could be done with any bike. However, my true love is bikes that were excellent in their time but have been made obsolete solely due to the...
03-23-22, 09:18 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,142
Posted By Velogoth

Haha! Fair enough. One person's treasure is...

Haha! Fair enough. One person's treasure is another person's trash.



Thanks Yuri! I think I'll try this approach. If I were to buy a mountain bike this is EXACTLY what I would be looking for....
03-22-22, 12:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,142
Posted By Velogoth

Epic dump find... now what do I do with it?

I was looking to snag a pair of v-brakes off of a bike at the dump for a project... and then I realized what the brakes I was looking at were attached to. This is a 1997 1998 Cannondale F2000 CAAD3....
03-17-22, 12:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,456
Posted By Velogoth

The issue was that the tires squished too much? ...

The issue was that the tires squished too much? That seems like an issue with tire pressure rather than some issue with the design of your trike.
03-17-22, 06:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,456
Posted By Velogoth

Hello and welcome! There's an advocacy group I...

Hello and welcome! There's an advocacy group I like that offers some tips for choosing bikes (and other gear) for heavy riders. Here's a link to their page on bike selection:...
03-15-22, 12:54 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,772
Posted By Velogoth

The seller didn't represent the bike as "recently...

The seller didn't represent the bike as "recently tuned" or "ready to ride". This issue was preventable by both seller and buyer. I'm ok with taking responsibility for not checking before riding....
03-15-22, 11:28 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,227
Posted By Velogoth

Here's a fairly recent review of the bike:...

Here's a fairly recent review of the bike: https://bikenewengland.com/2018/06/10/radial-gear-transmission/
03-15-22, 11:05 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,772
Posted By Velogoth

A wise response. Thanks.

A wise response. Thanks.
Forum: Introductions
03-15-22, 06:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 323
Posted By Velogoth

Practically!

Practically!
03-11-22, 07:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,301
Posted By Velogoth

Jeezum crow. 50 today and snow this weekend....

Jeezum crow. 50 today and snow this weekend. It's definitely March.
03-09-22, 08:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 575
Posted By Velogoth

I've always just assumed they hit orbital speed...

I've always just assumed they hit orbital speed and stay up there circling the earth forever, because I sure as hell have never had any luck finding missing half links.
03-08-22, 03:36 PM
Replies: 3,538
Views: 2,455,509
Posted By Velogoth

Hello all! 280lb, 6'1", 38 year old male rider...

Hello all! 280lb, 6'1", 38 year old male rider from New Hampshire, US here. I'm a stress eater, so I gained 100 lbs in college (305 max weight). After graduating I lost 105 lbs through changing...
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