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03-23-21, 08:17 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 11,614
Posted By Phamilton

Dear bike forums diary, I quit riding my...

Dear bike forums diary,

I quit riding my bike to work. Iíve been through 2 more bikes since my last post here. I donít want to ride skinny tire bikes anymore. I have a big old mountain bike now. ...
03-23-21, 08:01 AM
Replies: 623
Views: 59,989
Posted By Phamilton

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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This is a Frankenstein I put together from the body...
11-24-20, 09:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,661
Posted By Phamilton

Are both pairs of fenders the Celeste color?

Are both pairs of fenders the Celeste color?
11-15-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,416
Posted By Phamilton

I just saw that exact bike on Facebook listed for...

I just saw that exact bike on Facebook listed for $200 a couple days ago. Aggressive flip!
10-04-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,395
Posted By Phamilton

Sure, thatís all fine. I already said though that...

Sure, thatís all fine. I already said though that the picture was taken before I made the final adjustments. Saddle down about 10mm and bars up. I just donít have a picture after the adjustments....
10-04-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,395
Posted By Phamilton

It was raising the saddle and putting a longer...

It was raising the saddle and putting a longer stem on that made the bike more comfortable. So to make it even MORE more comfortable, I should lower the saddle and put the shorter stem back on. Got...
10-02-20, 04:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,395
Posted By Phamilton

And also, dear wizards: why do my legs feel...

And also, dear wizards: why do my legs feel better after changing my stem? I left my saddle the same, aside from moving it forward maybe a cm.

Edit: please accept my humble apology, o wizards....
10-02-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,395
Posted By Phamilton

I felt just a little too stretched in the photo...

I felt just a little too stretched in the photo but moving the saddle forward a little and the bars up a little seems to have fixed that.

In the drops, it feels ok except it makes me want to...
10-02-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,395
Posted By Phamilton

Also a different sensation being winded but not...

Also a different sensation being winded but not sore at the end of a ride.
10-02-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,395
Posted By Phamilton

Itís sort of like a new sensation for me, riding...

Itís sort of like a new sensation for me, riding a bike like Iím trying to break it. I couldnít ride it as hard before, because it hurt my knees and back. I never really got a workout from
riding...
10-02-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,395
Posted By Phamilton

This bike might force me to purchase a helmet.

This bike might force me to purchase a helmet.
10-02-20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,395
Posted By Phamilton

Iíve had other bikes, all roughly the same size....

Iíve had other bikes, all roughly the same size. My last one was a touring bike. I messed with the stem some but never put a longer one on it. This bike rips after putting the longer stem on it. I...
10-02-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,395
Posted By Phamilton

Also, if this is worth anything - the front hub...

Also, if this is worth anything - the front hub is just eclipsed by the bars when Iím riding and my hands are on the hoods. Iíve heard some people say this is supposed to be correct but Iím not sure...
10-02-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,395
Posted By Phamilton

I appreciate that the bike fit wizards can work...

I appreciate that the bike fit wizards can work with emotional descriptions of a riding experience.
10-02-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,395
Posted By Phamilton

I also donít like to pay people to do things with...

I also donít like to pay people to do things with their wrenches that I can do with my own wrenches. I figure if it doesnít hurt after riding for an hour, itís probably ok. This particular setup...
10-02-20, 03:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,395
Posted By Phamilton

I know that there are long-bearded wizards who...

I know that there are long-bearded wizards who lurk here who can determine a personís future based upon a crappy garage pic of them just sitting upon their bike.
10-02-20, 03:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,395
Posted By Phamilton

Ok, thank you. Yeah, when I moved the saddle...

Ok, thank you. Yeah, when I moved the saddle forward and the bars up, thatís what gave me more bend in the elbows than in the pic.

If something starts to hurt, Iíll think about a fit. I was...
10-02-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,395
Posted By Phamilton

Is this too stretched out?

I feel like the bike looks ridiculous now but it feels pretty good. The stem is 130mm that I had in the parts bin but never used. The 100mm that was on it didnít feel ďrightĒ so I just put this one...
09-22-20, 08:10 PM
Replies: 20,449
Views: 3,516,958
Posted By Phamilton

My city abandoned their city bike project in...

My city abandoned their city bike project in favor of scooters. I think they were auctioned off, theyíre starting to trickle into the local used market via flippers after reconditioning.
09-13-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 20,449
Views: 3,516,958
Posted By Phamilton

ďProfessional petals and handlebarsĒ So I can...

ďProfessional petals and handlebarsĒ
So I can finally get paid to ride my bike? You bet.

...
Forum: Commuting
09-13-20, 07:57 PM
Replies: 15,496
Views: 11,627,323
Posted By Phamilton

I traded that Voyageur for this 434 last week. ...

I traded that Voyageur for this 434 last week.


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09-12-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,490
Posted By Phamilton

Try drilling or punching a couple holes in the...

Try drilling or punching a couple holes in the bag on either side of the slots and pull a zip tie through tight. You donít have to do a crude,
off-center job like I did, but itís covered when the...
Forum: Commuting
09-11-20, 06:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,989
Posted By Phamilton

25mm at around 90 seems pretty good so far. I...

25mm at around 90 seems pretty good so far. I might put a few more pumps in for good measure. Paselas are squishy squishy tires.
Forum: Commuting
09-11-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,989
Posted By Phamilton

Nope. The front would fit probably a 32 but the...

Nope. The front would fit probably a 32 but the rear wonít fit any bigger than a 25.

Regarding your certainty about my comfort, my arse has no objections so far to a 25mm tire. My arse, being the...
09-11-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 21,151
Posted By Phamilton

I traded the $45 Voyageur for this 434 a couple...

I traded the $45 Voyageur for this 434 a couple days ago. 16km down, 84 to go. I havenít worked since March so no job to ride to, but Iím still joyriding and running errands and shopping etc. Having...
09-11-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 536
Posted By Phamilton

Found the link

https://simplicityvintagecycles.com/2012/04/09/the-kodiak-saga-continues/?fbclid=IwAR0bZB2N3j7I4ixTvzC45ciJFtTrsUnIF8f8J7ven7iaesaAoPA3KMmoEw0
09-11-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 536
Posted By Phamilton

I have some info on this somewhere. I had a...

I have some info on this somewhere. I had a Schwinn Voyageur with the same bosses. I think you have to file a notch in the body of the cable stop. I traded the bike before I ever tried to install my...
09-10-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,939
Posted By Phamilton

Electroforged Schwinns, theyíre heavy but not...

Electroforged Schwinns, theyíre heavy but not boat anchors. Internet cyclists like to hyperbolize their characteristics. Theyíre very comfortable, smooth riding utility bikes, and very durable. $30...
09-10-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 522
Posted By Phamilton

That Voyageur had some decal drama for sure. The...

That Voyageur had some decal drama for sure. The paint on the 434 is trashed, I was thinking about sticker bombing it. I could never bring myself to sticker bomb that Voyageur.
Forum: Commuting
09-10-20, 12:30 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,989
Posted By Phamilton

I have traded the above bike for the below bike....

I have traded the above bike for the below bike. Iíll provide any additional relevant feedback to the thread as I commute on it. But only a couple joyrides today, maybe 5 miles total. Somehow, no...
09-09-20, 09:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 522
Posted By Phamilton

That one thereís a real fortune cookie you see ...

That one thereís a real fortune cookie you see

Because the contents of that bag are precisely just enough space for a day tripís worth of crap
09-09-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 522
Posted By Phamilton

Identity help needed

Yesterday morning I woke up with one bike and last night I went to sleep with another one and Iím not really sure what happened in between but the champagne colored one is the one I woke up with and...
Forum: Commuting
09-08-20, 08:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,324
Posted By Phamilton

Recommendation from northern Indiana, keep a...

Recommendation from northern Indiana, keep a spare wheel set with studded tires for icy days and run a tire with good tread the rest of the time, all the makers have one.
Forum: Commuting
09-08-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 20,552
Posted By Phamilton

My average over 2 years on a 25 mile R/T commute...

My average over 2 years on a 25 mile R/T commute was 13.5 mph, usually cruised at 15-17mph depending on wind.
Forum: Commuting
09-06-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 15,496
Views: 11,627,323
Posted By Phamilton

Hereís my commuter, after being de-commuter-ized,...

Hereís my commuter, after being de-commuter-ized, due to no longer having a daily, all-weather, long-distance commute.

...
08-28-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 63,055
Views: 9,616,220
Posted By Phamilton

I keep thinking this would be a nice stablemate...

I keep thinking this would be a nice stablemate for my same-year Voyageur. The price is right, but the extra $50 I just ainít got.

...
Forum: Commuting
08-24-20, 09:36 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,989
Posted By Phamilton

Many will argue that this is not a road bike, but...

Many will argue that this is not a road bike, but rather a ďtouring bikeĒ, but itís a skinny tired bike with drop bars, downtube shifters, and road bike gearing (besides the 30t granny).

Itís a...
Forum: Commuting
08-16-20, 12:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,172
Posted By Phamilton

I am disappointed, I clicked on this thread...

I am disappointed, I clicked on this thread thinking I was going to be receiving advice on tires. Turns out it was someone ASKING for advice.
Forum: Commuting
08-16-20, 12:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 885
Posted By Phamilton

This sounds like a lot of hassle just to have a...

This sounds like a lot of hassle just to have a tape of your drive to work.
Forum: Commuting
08-16-20, 12:07 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,989
Posted By Phamilton

No, I understand there are pretty strict social...

No, I understand there are pretty strict social guidelines in place about mixing bikes and intended purposes for a reason.

If you want to ride on the road, buy a road bike. If you want to commute,...
08-15-20, 11:55 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 70,315
Posted By Phamilton

It would probably fit in the back but you may...

It would probably fit in the back but you may need to deflate the rear tire to remove the rear wheel

Rooney
07-17-20, 03:00 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 70,315
Posted By Phamilton

😲. Iíve never seen one like this: ...

😲. Iíve never seen one like this:


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07-16-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 452
Views: 70,315
Posted By Phamilton

This is exactly what I was looking for, thank you!

This is exactly what I was looking for, thank you!
07-15-20, 07:48 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 70,315
Posted By Phamilton

Are anybody elseís dt bosses look like this? I...

Are anybody elseís dt bosses look like this? I have some bar end shifters I wanna use, the Suntour ratchety ones. Someone told me my shifter bosses are weird and maybe those cable stops you can buy...
07-15-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 70,315
Posted By Phamilton

Is it classy enough to deserve correct spelling? 😉

Is it classy enough to deserve correct spelling? 😉
07-10-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,351
Posted By Phamilton

If itís not for safety, why do you care if your...

If itís not for safety, why do you care if your kids wear one? For fashion? Social acceptance?
07-10-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 63,055
Views: 9,616,220
Posted By Phamilton

Centurion Pro Tour 15

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1953228508145086/

...
07-10-20, 07:03 AM
Replies: 63,055
Views: 9,616,220
Posted By Phamilton

Vintage Zotz Road Bike

I dunno anything about these. Looks pretty nice.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/3177882875604179/

...
07-10-20, 07:01 AM
Replies: 63,055
Views: 9,616,220
Posted By Phamilton

Yummy. I want one of these to go with my Ď83...

Yummy. I want one of these to go with my Ď83 Voyageur
07-09-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 70,315
Posted By Phamilton

1) No idea 2) 17 3/4Ē to center of the dropout...

1) No idea
2) 17 3/4Ē to center of the dropout I guess, Ď83 non SP Voyageur (non-canti)

It will probably fit a 35mm tire, 38mm without fenders

Iím stuck in the dark ages still riding 27 x 1...
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