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Forum: Commuting
02-28-24, 09:19 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,480
Posted By Tundra_Man

Consecutive bicycle work commute number 1842: ...

Consecutive bicycle work commute number 1842:

Last night's commute home ended with an asterisk. There were just too many things working against me. The mechanical failure of my rear wheel was out...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-24, 06:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,077
Posted By Oldbill

1965 Moulton Automatic

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1965 Moulton Automatic

My Moulton Automatic is still ridden...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-24, 08:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,077
Posted By obrentharris

1957 Carlton: ...

1957 Carlton:

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-Mr6R4nD/0/ncrHnJwNVtxRH7ssk2DwtbKNt8fRn8KNhnzCJhcD/XL/IMG_2648-XL.jpg

Yes, I regularly ride it and a couple of others that are a...
Forum: Commuting
01-10-24, 06:44 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,480
Posted By ScottCommutes

I was looking for a new route to/from work in...

I was looking for a new route to/from work in anticipation of major flooding along my commute. I ended up taking an actual bike path. It was along the remnants of the old Morris Canal. There were...
Forum: Commuting
01-10-24, 04:42 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,480
Posted By Shortwave

Here is a nice clip from today's commute. ...

Here is a nice clip from today's commute.

Bike Commute pt2 Trail! (youtube.com)
Forum: Commuting
01-04-24, 01:15 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,480
Posted By NewATBikeComute

First winter commuting, finding my limits

Discouraged both by how little I managed to bike this year, and by how out of shape I was the first few months, I decided to do some research, get some gear, and see what my comfort limits are when...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-07-23, 06:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 655
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

There are not many here or elsewhere that I know...

There are not many here or elsewhere that I know of who i would trust to build a "rideable/reliable" frame. However this wouldn't stop me from trying a project no one would use. Too bad epoxy is not...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-07-23, 04:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 655
Posted By unterhausen

They are just a curiosity at this point. For one...

They are just a curiosity at this point. For one thing, the seat stay attachment was so flimsy a lot of them broke.
Forum: Commuting
10-21-23, 07:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,057
Posted By RidingMatthew

First chilly dark fall commute in 3 years

This week was my first cold and dark fall commute. I like being able to commute to the job I had back in 2021 but the job has changed and a lot of stressors are present.

just wanted to share my...
Forum: Commuting
10-12-23, 06:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 927
Posted By Derailed

Even though I’ve been commuting on a Continuum...

Even though I’ve been commuting on a Continuum Onyx for two years now, I don’t have much to add because my commute is fairly flat and short.

I’ve been surprised to find that I like the Enviolo...
08-29-23, 04:03 PM
Replies: 82,642
Views: 13,917,470
Posted By brewerkz

1899 Columbia shaft drive $1800, Virginia

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07-29-23, 06:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 768
Posted By user1617

Thank you guys for clarifying the confusion.

Thank you guys for clarifying the confusion.
Forum: Commuting
07-24-23, 11:57 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 16,058
Posted By noglider

I have a new job therefore a new commute. This...

I have a new job therefore a new commute. This commute is fantastic. I’m working at a summer school program in Queens. I live in Manhattan. It’s 9 miles each way. Cycling in NYC is very far from...
Forum: Commuting
07-07-23, 06:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,447
Posted By BobbyG

31 Years...Half My Life!

I have been biking to work most days since 1992...31 years...half my life! Actually a little more, I'll be 62 in January. My anniversary for arriving here in Colorado is September, and I began bike...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-08-23, 07:33 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 43,225
Posted By Pinigis

You can purchase the frame kit and do whatever...

You can purchase the frame kit and do whatever you want with it.
Forum: Commuting
06-08-23, 07:29 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 16,058
Posted By Tundra_Man

Consecutive bicycle work commute number 1672: ...

Consecutive bicycle work commute number 1672:

72° this morning, but very humid. The wind was blowing about 15 mph from my least favorite direction, which is southeast. That meant I got a slight...
Forum: Commuting
06-05-23, 09:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,217
Posted By jaxy357

A year in the making

It has taken me a long time to have two bikes set up for commuting; one near my home and the other near my work. Multimodal commuting makes for some challenges to figure out. Folding bike didn't have...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-31-23, 02:25 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 43,225
Posted By Pinigis

I will get a photo of the grey tomorrow, but for...

I will get a photo of the grey tomorrow, but for now I have a photo of the production model in green. Note the adjustable handlebar stem, full fenders, black rims, and added bottle mounts.
...
05-31-23, 01:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,294
Posted By ThermionicScott

Back when the Commuting...

Back when the Commuting (https://www.bikeforums.net/commuting/) forum was a lot more active, you'd see a few long-distance commuters, even some dedicated threads like...
04-27-23, 09:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,667
Posted By bluezomo

mppt charging while driving

What about charging while driving? Is this depending on the ebike or is charging while driving or using solar power directly when driving always supported?
04-17-23, 06:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 753
Posted By univega.duder

Ha - this made me laugh. "Rarely works" has also...

Ha - this made me laugh. "Rarely works" has also been my experience with reverse drill bits but I decide to try anyway. I used some penetrating oil along with the ez-out. I also pried the cable slot...
Forum: Commuting
04-10-23, 07:39 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 16,058
Posted By Tundra_Man

Consecutive bicycle work commute number 1630: ...

Consecutive bicycle work commute number 1630:

First commute of the year on the road bike! I felt like a wild man. Seriously, it's amazing how much faster this bike is compared to my others. I can...
Forum: Commuting
04-07-23, 11:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,300
Posted By rudypyatt

First bike commute in 10 years

I managed to grind my way through Brooklyn to Lower Manhattan this morning, not quite 14 miles. I used to live much closer to work than I do now and used to ride all the time, but that was 10 years...
03-12-23, 06:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,903
Posted By totheDude

It's done. My son has a bike with working front...

It's done. My son has a bike with working front suspension.
It wasn't easy. The first fork was fine, but the second one had an issue: the last inch inside the fork was rusty and the black cap and...
Forum: Commuting
03-02-23, 02:19 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 16,058
Posted By jaxy357

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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that's what the cup holder is for, right? Discovered a new coffee spot...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-23, 09:49 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,826
Posted By RChung

That was a pretty puzzling result: he said that...

That was a pretty puzzling result: he said that max speed was higher with the handlebar bag than without. It turns out that he'd recorded the ride on Strava so we downloaded his data file and looked...
02-23-23, 06:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,100
Posted By daviddavieboy

Zwift Alternative ? This may be it

This modification of GTA V is getting VERY good. Called GTBikeV, it is an add on to GTA V that connects a smart trainer (or speed/cadence) that lets the user cycle around the GTAV world . As I got...
02-11-23, 02:32 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,099
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

One Thing Leads to Another: The 'Gatorcet Saddle

Many of you are familiar with the children's book, If You Give a Mouse a Cookie, written by Laura Numeroff and illustrated by Felicia Bond. It was published in 1985 and describes how the mouse, after...
02-08-23, 12:15 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,181
Posted By base2

Delivered today. The frame weighs 6 pounds. 2.9...

Delivered today.
The frame weighs 6 pounds. 2.9 ounces aka 2809 grams.
The fork weighs 2 pounds 12 ounces or about 1248 grams.
8 pounds, 14.9 ounces 4057 grams for the metric inclined. Holy cr4p...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-20-23, 07:44 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 43,225
Posted By Pinigis

We finally have production underway and will be...

We finally have production underway and will be delivering bikes in May (barring any unforeseen Covid issues). I decided to do just two colors for this initial run: the green you see above, and a...
01-20-23, 01:41 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,786
Posted By kooby

Well... I went back and found some pictures from...

Well... I went back and found some pictures from our sub...
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Forum: Folding Bikes
01-15-23, 03:17 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 43,225
Posted By Pinigis

We did modify the design of the rear rack so that...

We did modify the design of the rear rack so that the bike will stand upright when in its folded position. Of course you can leave the seat post in and pop off the handlebar for a more compact...
01-09-23, 05:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 779
Posted By Seattle Forrest

My kitten came home with a collar in his mouth,...

My kitten came home with a collar in his mouth, and an Air Tag attached. No contact info. How am I supposed to return this? Its owner hasn't showed up looking for it, so apparently they don't know...
12-22-22, 07:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 847
Posted By styggno1

My Bike Forums post no 1000

I was pondering upon what to do for my post number 1000…

It has taken six years to reach a thousand posts. I do have some different hobbies and my interest for/in them goes up and down over time,...
12-17-22, 06:07 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 15,605
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Enjoyable Holiday Ride!

Had a nice group brave the cold for our 3rd Saturday ride! A couple of new riders mixed in with our veteran stalwarts. A lot of lovely and unusual bikes! Enjoy the holidays and see you the third...
Replies: 33
Views: 2,206
Posted By late

Thanks, I'll check them out. I started feeling...

Thanks, I'll check them out. I started feeling like myself, partly anyway, yesterday. It gave me hope, it's like a drug.
11-30-22, 01:16 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,055
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

Some parting shots, mostly to show tire...

Some parting shots, mostly to show tire clearances around various tubes, and some to show a nice angle or detail. Enjoy!

Specialized S-Works SL stem. No lighter than any other light stem, but...
Forum: Commuting
11-29-22, 02:52 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,476
Posted By rumrunn6

circling back because I started using them. a cpl...

circling back because I started using them. a cpl walks w/ Wifey & 2 bike rides. gotta say I'm liking them! nice to have 1 layer instead of 2. flex at the knee is not bad. the drive train side needs...
11-10-22, 09:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 889
Posted By UnCruel

Cosmetically, the big rings are noticeably...

Cosmetically, the big rings are noticeably different, in the form of more machining on the outside. I thought maybe it was for weight savings, but the weight is identical.

The spacing between...
11-03-22, 03:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,521
Posted By K2dahlia

Well, I pulled the trigger and splurged. A...

Well, I pulled the trigger and splurged. A Specialized Diverge E5 Comp is on the way. It was hard to find my size (52cm) but found one halfway across the country that was on sale (!) so the cost is...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-31-22, 12:34 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 43,225
Posted By Pinigis

OK, here is the final prototype. I know that...

OK, here is the final prototype. I know that some of you don't like the rack, but it is stronger than our other options, and it looks pretty good in black. We will begin production in about...
10-29-22, 02:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,743
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I am already in the late 60s 69 in a couple of...

I am already in the late 60s 69 in a couple of weeks. Given my rate of recovery so far this early in the game, I am optimistic.
10-23-22, 09:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,411
Posted By Doug Fattic

A 30 year old Doug Fattic frame/bicycle came back home

About 30 years ago I made a frame/bicycle for the daughter of one of my friends. It was to help her be successfully taking a cycling class in school. She was tall with long legs and a short upper...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-06-22, 02:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,495
Posted By Murray Missile

Thank you, yes I'm doing great, went back to work...

Thank you, yes I'm doing great, went back to work on Monday. I've been riding it for about a month now and have been riding some of my MTB's in the past week or so and even took our new to us tandem...
09-29-22, 09:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 735
Posted By sloar

I got the bike pretty cheap, bought it off the...

I got the bike pretty cheap, bought it off the original owner that rode it once and out it up. I ended up cutting the handlebars down a bit, upgrading the fork to a Rockshox Recon, Deore RD and Sora...
09-29-22, 08:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 735
Posted By Murray Missile

I'm a little late to the party but you can use...

I'm a little late to the party but you can use any long cage 7. 8 or 9 speed Shimano compatible RD, the 10 speed RD's however use a slightly different cable pull and won't work correctly on anything...
Forum: Commuting
09-29-22, 06:48 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 19,496
Posted By jaxy357

Newb

Hi everyone, this is my first post and I need to get to 10 posts before I can show you pics of my bikes...both vintage road bikes, one kept on campus, the other at home. I commute about 18 miles,...
Forum: Commuting
09-27-22, 06:22 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 19,496
Posted By sbuckaroo

Had a dry run over the weekend to check the...

Had a dry run over the weekend to check the commute route and it was fine. I look forward to overcoming my fear of traffic and to staring to commute a few days a week.
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-18-22, 12:30 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 43,225
Posted By Pinigis

Yes, it is chromoly, and yes, that describes the...

Yes, it is chromoly, and yes, that describes the steerer tube pretty well.
09-17-22, 04:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,271
Posted By Inusuit

Update for September 2022. My 1995 Specialized...

Update for September 2022. My 1995 Specialized Rockhopper had the recalled cranks. I contact the local Specialized dealer. They reached out to Shimano. Took the RH in today. They received and will...
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