Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: noglider
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
Search took 6.59 seconds.
05-18-22, 01:51 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 876
Posted By noglider

Yes, my Raleigh International is from 1974. We...

Yes, my Raleigh International is from 1974. We compared our frames, and the chain stays on yours are longer. But yours are not tapered, so with the extra length, you might not be able to fit wider...
Forum: Commuting
04-25-22, 12:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 631
Posted By noglider

cyccommute points out that the glue in the Rema...

cyccommute points out that the glue in the Rema patch kit is best. I agree, though I haven’t been able to find that cement in a can, so I use the car stuff from the auto parts store. It’s about 95%...
Forum: Commuting
04-25-22, 12:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,574
Posted By noglider

Sure, no saddle can be good for everyone. Weíre...

Sure, no saddle can be good for everyone. Weíre all different shapes, sizes, types of riders, etc. But I give credit to Brooks for making saddles that many do like and that offer a lot of durability....
Forum: Commuting
04-24-22, 08:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,574
Posted By noglider

Ya know... That's what I said in 2009 when I...

Ya know...

That's what I said in 2009 when I saw people on the 'net talking about their love for Brooks saddles. I had had a B17 and maybe a Pro in the past, but I wasn't using either anymore....
Forum: Commuting
04-24-22, 07:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,137
Posted By noglider

I've been meaning to put mud flaps on for years....

I've been meaning to put mud flaps on for years. I guess I'll do it one of these years. I do like fenders.
Forum: Commuting
04-24-22, 07:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 631
Posted By noglider

79pmooney makes a good point about having two...

79pmooney makes a good point about having two tubes. I might start doing that.

I carry one tube and a patch kit. Of course, I carry a pump and tire levers, too, plus some other tools.

I'm good...
04-21-22, 02:31 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 32,897
Posted By noglider

I use the smidsy weave on my bike a lot for many...

I use the smidsy weave on my bike a lot for many reasons. I use it to show pedestrians in crosswalks that I am actually going to yield to them, which they don't expect in New York City. I think the...
04-12-22, 05:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 687
Posted By noglider

The advertising for the Avocet saddles was very...

The advertising for the Avocet saddles was very successful. We sold a ton of those saddles in 1979 and 1980. I wonder why the design doesn’t live on?

Another fun anecdote: in about 1982, a man...
Forum: Commuting
04-12-22, 05:39 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 35,758
Posted By noglider

gaucho777, this January, I started tutoring 3rd...

gaucho777, this January, I started tutoring 3rd graders in their school three days a week and 7th graders remotely. Being there in person is the best. The kids and I love each other. I love the 7th...
04-11-22, 02:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 687
Posted By noglider

Yup, Ofmega, and back in 1981 or so, I thought it...

Yup, Ofmega, and back in 1981 or so, I thought it was the ultimate crank, because what couldn't it do? I've never had one.

I remember when Brandt wrote on Usenet about the design of the computer....
04-11-22, 01:29 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 39,312
Posted By noglider

We do not require bikes here to be classic or...

We do not require bikes here to be classic or vintage.
Forum: Commuting
04-10-22, 12:59 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 35,758
Posted By noglider

gaucho777, what do you teach? My lifelong dream...

gaucho777, what do you teach? My lifelong dream to become a teacher will be fulfilled in September. I'll be a special needs teacher in middle or high school.
04-01-22, 03:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,072
Posted By noglider

If you disable endless scrolling, jumping to the...

If you disable endless scrolling, jumping to the bottom of a thread is easy. I recommend it to everyone, and I don't know why it's not the default.
04-01-22, 03:19 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 39,312
Posted By noglider

Happy spring, everyone. Have you got any pictures...

Happy spring, everyone. Have you got any pictures of green bicycles?
03-23-22, 02:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 924
Posted By noglider

Andy, thank you for tagging me. JGLeas, I...

Andy, thank you for tagging me.
JGLeas, I agree that Larry's shop is great for old bikes even though you may not see a lot there when you visit. Larry is in his 80s and has been a bike mechanic...
03-18-22, 05:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,023
Posted By noglider

I happen to like the plugs that came on Schwinn...

I happen to like the plugs that came on Schwinn Varsitys. They had crow-foot type legs. They went in when you wanted them to, they didn't fall out, and they came out when you wanted them to.
Forum: Commuting
03-10-22, 07:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,975
Posted By noglider

No, there are other factors. I was inclined to...

No, there are other factors. I was inclined to agree with the original poster, but now I see there are sometimes good reasons for using a front blinky at night. And there are sometimes very bad...
Forum: Commuting
03-10-22, 07:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,281
Posted By noglider

I agree that we may not be able to help, because...

I agree that we may not be able to help, because comfort is so personal. I hate riding in jeans, even for a short distance, because they squeeze me. I don't even like other trousers on the bike. If I...
Forum: Commuting
03-10-22, 07:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,312
Posted By noglider

The best commute in the US is definitely not in...

The best commute in the US is definitely not in New York City. I'm amazed that so many of us do it. It's like doing battle. Sometimes it energizes me, and sometimes it makes me livid. Well, there are...
03-06-22, 03:16 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,437
Posted By noglider

I have been a shop mechanic many times over many...

I have been a shop mechanic many times over many years. Most of the build posts I see here indicate to me that most of here in C&V are competent. I'm no longer fast at most bike jobs but there are a...
03-04-22, 12:38 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 54,773
Posted By noglider

Aha, so if the insert is steel, it's a type 3?...

Aha, so if the insert is steel, it's a type 3? Maybe I'll call it quits if that turns out to be the case. Thanks bikeaddiction1.
03-04-22, 10:23 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 54,773
Posted By noglider

I think the fork in my Viscount is the type 2 but...

I think the fork in my Viscount is the type 2 but it might be type 3. I think I'm ready to replace it to make sure it doesn't kill me. Where can I get an inexpensive fork that works well on this bike?
03-04-22, 10:21 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 9,521
Posted By noglider

You might be able to clean those Carlton hoods...

You might be able to clean those Carlton hoods with a magic eraser. I buy them under a generic name from Amazon.
03-04-22, 10:18 AM
Replies: 5,060
Views: 561,666
Posted By noglider

Yes that's true, too.

Yes that's true, too.
03-04-22, 10:09 AM
Replies: 5,060
Views: 561,666
Posted By noglider

ascherer, the heads of the Jubilee's nuts and...

ascherer, the heads of the Jubilee's nuts and bolts are a little soft. Use a fixed wrench, not an adjustable wrench. They tend to round off.
03-04-22, 10:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,426
Posted By noglider

The problem went away quickly for me. I have no...

The problem went away quickly for me. I have no explanation.
03-04-22, 10:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,097
Posted By noglider

I use a collarbone-mounted headset. This way, my...

I use a collarbone-mounted headset. This way, my ears are not blocked. Monster Boomerang...
03-01-22, 06:31 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 30,599
Posted By noglider

Once again, it’s March. Have you got any new...

Once again, it’s March. Have you got any new brown or gold bikes? Or have you got any old brown or gold bikes?
Forum: Commuting
02-27-22, 08:37 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,249
Posted By noglider

Wow, thatís pretty advanced. I donít think we...

Wow, thatís pretty advanced. I donít think we have much of that tech on the roads in New York or New Jersey. New York seems to have a lower budget for roads than other states for some reason. I would...
Forum: Commuting
02-27-22, 08:33 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,069
Posted By noglider

Man, that hurts. Here’s hoping nothing like that...

Man, that hurts. Here’s hoping nothing like that happens again.
Forum: Commuting
02-25-22, 09:19 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,249
Posted By noglider

Only people in western states ask this. For us in...

Only people in western states ask this. For us in the east, we don’t think long before doing what we need, the law be damned.
02-25-22, 12:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,024
Posted By noglider

If upgrading would increase riding or enjoyment,...

If upgrading would increase riding or enjoyment, then do it. This bike is not an investment you make to reap a financial return on.

I've done resto-mods on most of my bikes. I like old frames and...
Forum: Commuting
02-25-22, 12:00 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,069
Posted By noglider

The original shutdown for Pandemic started on...

The original shutdown for Pandemic started on March 12, 2020.

On February 1, 2022, I started commuting to classes and work again. I'm so happy. It's so good for my health.
02-23-22, 11:24 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 46,376
Posted By noglider

1971 Raleigh Pro Track ...

1971 Raleigh Pro Track

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_8901_2__edea2aebb242b536c142839edba9ed2c00d61952.jpg
Forum: Commuting
02-01-22, 11:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,248
Posted By noglider

None currently. Have you used any, and how did...

None currently. Have you used any, and how did they work out?
02-01-22, 12:37 PM
Replies: 5,060
Views: 561,666
Posted By noglider

As always, I like your tools and your approaches....

As always, I like your tools and your approaches.

Some bike wheel builders do use boiled linseed oil. There's a facebook group called Bicycle Wheelbuilders Group, and some discuss that. I think...
02-01-22, 12:15 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 46,376
Posted By noglider

I love your bike. And these threads have no...

I love your bike. And these threads have no rules. I don't enforce anything such as color or age.

What crank and derailleurs are we looking at?
02-01-22, 10:17 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,156
Posted By noglider

I like your frame bathtub made out of pipe. Very...

I like your frame bathtub made out of pipe. Very clever and efficient.
Forum: Commuting
02-01-22, 10:06 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,069
Posted By noglider

Yesterday was rough. The streets in NYC are still...

Yesterday was rough. The streets in NYC are still filled with slush from a recent snowfall. The city has stated its commitment to clearing the bike lanes, and it is trying out those little Bobcat...
02-01-22, 09:48 AM
Replies: 420
Views: 46,376
Posted By noglider

Good morning, good month to everyone. Please post...

Good morning, good month to everyone. Please post pictures of red bicycles and pink bicycles and maybe even red-and-pink bicycles.
01-28-22, 09:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,426
Posted By noglider

The problem is gone for me, as of about a week...

The problem is gone for me, as of about a week ago. I opened a ticket with them and then didn’t have time to reproduce the problem. In the meantime, the system said they closed the ticket but I could...
Forum: Commuting
01-28-22, 03:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,355
Posted By noglider

If you ride in wet and icy conditions and you've...

If you ride in wet and icy conditions and you've never fallen, I'm tempted to say you don't ride hard enough. :lol: :lol: :lol:
Forum: Commuting
01-25-22, 08:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,695
Posted By noglider

One of the best values in food in NYC lately...

One of the best values in food in NYC lately comes from these pushcarts, especially those selling halal food. We call them the halal carts. "Halal" is Arabic for "permitted" and halal food for...
Forum: Commuting
01-25-22, 08:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,248
Posted By noglider

I think I know where you're coming from. It's not...

I think I know where you're coming from. It's not that you want to get there sooner. It's just that you see people who are clearly faster than you are and wonder what it takes to get to be like them...
Forum: Commuting
01-25-22, 08:20 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,069
Posted By noglider

I finally have a job to commute to. I'm working...

I finally have a job to commute to. I'm working part-time as a tutor in an elementary school. It's 7 to 9 miles each way, depending on the route I take.

Today I rode my bike the whole way for the...
01-22-22, 08:58 AM
Replies: 68,885
Views: 11,117,695
Posted By noglider

53cm 1973 Raleigh International frameset with BB....

53cm 1973 Raleigh International frameset with BB. Looks to be in good condition. Starting bid is $199.
...
Forum: Touring
01-15-22, 09:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,349
Posted By noglider

I don't mind using the same bolt for a fender and...

I don't mind using the same bolt for a fender and a rack. It works fine for me.

...
Forum: Touring
01-15-22, 09:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,800
Posted By noglider

raybo, thanks for this. I can't justify the...

raybo, thanks for this. I can't justify the purchase cost, but it's good to know it's this good. Maybe one day I can justify it.
01-01-22, 09:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,426
Posted By noglider

Thanks, themp. I did. But it's not clear to me...

Thanks, themp. I did. But it's not clear to me whether it's apple's job or rwgps's job. Apple broke the app, so ...
01-01-22, 08:31 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 31,427
Posted By noglider

Happy New Month. Here is my white bike again,...

Happy New Month. Here is my white bike again, ready to be locked up after my commute to Hunter College campus in Manhattan.

It’s currently a fixed gear of 74 inches (effective wheel diameter) with...
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.