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Forum: Utility Cycling 11-29-09, 08:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 982
Posted By rodtermaat
don't forget about angletech. maybe someday... ...

don't forget about angletech. maybe someday...

http://www.angletechcycles.com/bikes/freighter/index.htm
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-09-09, 09:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 761
Posted By rodtermaat
Stunning. One of the best I have seen.

Stunning. One of the best I have seen.
Forum: Utility Cycling 04-30-09, 09:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,761
Posted By rodtermaat
I have loaded at least 150 lbs of logs in the bag...

I have loaded at least 150 lbs of logs in the bag and strapped to the deck. I had not problems riding home 5 miles. I weight 240 lbs. In my opinion load is not the issue. Loading the the bike is...
Forum: Utility Cycling 04-27-09, 10:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,217
Posted By rodtermaat
I just posted some upgrades to the Ute on my...

I just posted some upgrades to the Ute on my blog. In short this is turning out to be a great bike and i would recommend it to anyone wanting a utility bike for not a lot of $. It does have some...
Forum: Utility Cycling 04-01-09, 08:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,217
Posted By rodtermaat
LeeG - thanks for the commentary. I am really...

LeeG - thanks for the commentary. I am really wanting to see a pic of your Ute. I could add it to the Blog? PM me if you want I can send you my email.
Forum: Commuting 03-27-09, 10:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 736
Posted By rodtermaat
I have no experience with the RANS, and I really...

I have no experience with the RANS, and I really like the Big Dummy, but the price was just too much. I have also rode several bikes with front cargo areas. I like those, but they ride less stable...
Forum: Commuting 03-27-09, 09:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 736
Posted By rodtermaat
I do notice the bike is longer which does...

I do notice the bike is longer which does translate into less nimble. Being longer the bike more stable and smoother as well. I have never been great at track stands and I can track stand this bike...
Forum: Commuting 03-27-09, 07:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 736
Posted By rodtermaat
I am lucky enough to be able to leave the Ute and...

I am lucky enough to be able to leave the Ute and bag right outside of the building on camera with the security guard 12 feet away. I do agree that the large bag increases the tendency to carry...
Forum: Commuting 03-26-09, 10:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 736
Posted By rodtermaat
Kona Ute Commuter

I recently bought a Ute to use as my primarily bike in 2009. I am working towards having 1 regular bike to use for commuting and completing household errands. I also have an old folding bike I am...
Forum: Utility Cycling 03-23-09, 08:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,217
Posted By rodtermaat
I thought about a trailer, but I am working...

I thought about a trailer, but I am working toward only 2 bikes. 2009 is to be the year of simplification, but we will see where that gets, me. Planning on a cargo bike and a folder (already have...
Forum: Utility Cycling 03-22-09, 10:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,217
Posted By rodtermaat
Ute r Commuter

Just a note that I recently bought a Kona Ute and after finding very little in the ethernet by people actually owning one and using it daily, I started a Blog to document my usage and modifications....
Forum: Folding Bikes 01-25-09, 09:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,917
Posted By rodtermaat
I think for the list to be comprehensive it...

I think for the list to be comprehensive it should those who focus on folders, or at least have expert knowledge?
Forum: Folding Bikes 01-23-09, 04:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,917
Posted By rodtermaat
I have a selfish goal of logging bicycle shops in...

I have a selfish goal of logging bicycle shops in the US to visit - I do not get to travel international. But, I do think there is a larger goal of documenting folding bike shops worldwide. It may...
Forum: Folding Bikes 01-22-09, 11:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,917
Posted By rodtermaat
Folding Bike Shops

I travel some and I like to visit bike shops if possible. Problem is that they are difficult to find on the web. I have no trouble finding a LBS, but I am looking for something unique or unusual. ...
Forum: Folding Bikes 01-08-09, 09:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,536
Posted By rodtermaat
I have been searching on-line to no avail. No...

I have been searching on-line to no avail. No LBS is a dealer, and there is little to no information outside of the KHS website. I would like to get my grubby hands on one - for what ever reason...
Forum: Commuting 01-08-09, 09:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,248
Posted By rodtermaat
I have a buddy who is running a new Sturmey...

I have a buddy who is running a new Sturmey Archer and using the old clicker on his Sulry with no regrets. Not sure how SRAM and Archer relate, so this maybe of no help.
Forum: Folding Bikes 01-03-09, 11:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,536
Posted By rodtermaat
Interesting new KHS folder

Not sure who has seen this. I like the semi crank forward set-up which should reduce the need to have a 3' seat post. Price is right, but folding appears to be just the stem and lowering the seat....
Forum: Folding Bikes 09-01-08, 10:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 702
Posted By rodtermaat
Thanks for all the replies. Vik, I appreciate...

Thanks for all the replies. Vik, I appreciate you documenting your experiences regarding the tikit and big dummy. That is the road I am working towards to become car light.

I think the tikit...
Forum: Folding Bikes 08-30-08, 08:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 702
Posted By rodtermaat
Thanks for the reply. I will try and get a bit...

Thanks for the reply. I will try and get a bit more specific.

the commute
I commute 8 miles 1 way just me and the bike. It is mostly flat with a 1 mile gradual hill. Of course right at the end...
Forum: Folding Bikes 08-29-08, 10:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 702
Posted By rodtermaat
advice needed

ok, I have been researching for some time now.

I leaning towards a Bike Friday, but might also consider a Bromton. I do not like the Birdy's looks (front fork is wacky to me) and the Dahon seems...
Forum: Texas 08-01-08, 10:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 541
Posted By rodtermaat
wanted: bike to rent or borrow

I know this is a long shot, but at least worth a try. I will be in San Antonio Sunday thru Wednesday (Aug 3 - 6th). I will be staying at 4320 SPECTRUM ONE , SAN ANTONIO TX 78230 . This is the...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-03-08, 01:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 516
Posted By rodtermaat
Never thougtht about it that way, but it makes a...

Never thougtht about it that way, but it makes a lot of sense. As a fellow numb foot rider I plan to try this on the ride home.
Forum: Commuting 06-18-08, 08:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 869
Posted By rodtermaat
I got dumped by a young lady on an old Mountain...

I got dumped by a young lady on an old Mountain bike this morning. To make things worse she was wearing flip flops. Try as I might, I could not catch her. It is the engine more than any other...
Forum: Commuting 05-07-08, 09:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 523
Posted By rodtermaat
Thanks, I was looking for a cool new background. ...

Thanks, I was looking for a cool new background. I love this bike and the A.N.T version.
Forum: Commuting 04-23-08, 09:51 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,986
Posted By rodtermaat
Does someone have a link the the horseshoe type...

Does someone have a link the the horseshoe type kickstand? I would like to get a hold of one. I see several on old bikes, but never any new versions.
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