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Forum: Touring 09-02-13, 10:58 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By amckimmey
Touring from LA to Phoenix in January? Need help planning.

First I just really need to find out if anyone has done this. Also how safe is it. My girlfriend, and brother(who life in Phoenix) don't like the idea of doing this. Let alone I would like to do it...
Forum: Utility Cycling 10-09-12, 12:28 AM
Replies: 1,026
Views: 122,232
Posted By amckimmey
Here is what my girlfriend and I did the other...

Here is what my girlfriend and I did the other day. Just one load for now. Put we will probibly get a couple more, and a lot more when we build a real garden next year.
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Forum: Recumbent 07-27-12, 11:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 838
Posted By amckimmey
Hase Pino Tour

I cross post this in Tandem. But could anyone give my any information on Hase Pino Tour (http://hasebikes.com/150-1-tandem-pino-tour.html), or any bikes like it. I'm a little interested in maybe...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 07-27-12, 11:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,241
Posted By amckimmey
Hase Pino Tour

I'll probably cross post this in recumbent maybe. But could anyone give my any information on Hase Pino Tour (http://hasebikes.com/150-1-tandem-pino-tour.html), or any bikes like it. I'm a little...
Forum: Commuting 07-02-12, 02:37 AM
Replies: 14,491
Views: 8,666,212
Posted By amckimmey
Are they both the same size? I have a 50 LHT and...

Are they both the same size? I have a 50 LHT and would like to get a Pacer as well. I haven't had any chance to ride many pacers before you don't find many shops stocking them complete. I road a...
Forum: Commuting 06-24-12, 11:08 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 14,012
Posted By amckimmey
About Andel Crank, you won't find any information...

About Andel Crank, you won't find any information about it because it's a crank that is only put on the Surlys. You actually can't buy it or its chainrings aftermarket. But it's not a bad crank. It's...
Forum: Commuting 06-24-12, 07:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,450
Posted By amckimmey
According to Surly's Frame Highlight...

According to Surly's Frame Highlight (http://surlybikes.com/bikes/pacer) page for the Pacer, no.



You could attempt the Reacharound Fender Bracket. I can't come up with a real brand name for...
Forum: Commuting 06-24-12, 07:15 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 14,012
Posted By amckimmey
They don't choose to use bar-end shifter to keep...

They don't choose to use bar-end shifter to keep the cost down. To QBP/Surly, it's only a small difference for a cheap set of brifters. They uses bar-end shifters, because its a touring bike, and...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-21-12, 11:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,593
Posted By amckimmey
Are those posters on the left or some sort of...

Are those posters on the left or some sort of cog/chainring board?
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-19-12, 10:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,593
Posted By amckimmey
What does your home workbench look like?

I am going to be moving soon and hopefully setting up a nice work bench for my tools, so I don't have to keep them all in a pile of tool boxes. I plan on doing more the just working on bike stuff at...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-13-12, 12:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,623
Posted By amckimmey
Well I ordered myself a set of the Salsa...

Well I ordered myself a set of the Salsa Chainrings. We will see how it goes when I get them.:)
Forum: Commuting 05-11-12, 03:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 995
Posted By amckimmey
Here are a couple that were put in Eugene last...

Here are a couple that were put in Eugene last summer created by the local community college. I think there are supposed to be 1 or 2 more artistic racks going in this year.

The Deer are infront...
Forum: Commuting 05-10-12, 10:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 720
Posted By amckimmey
The rain cape is cheap and made out of pvc cloth,...

The rain cape is cheap and made out of pvc cloth, but it works really well. I like rain capes a lot, and probably will always use one.
A shop in Portland, OR has them made/bought from what ever...
Forum: Commuting 05-10-12, 04:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 720
Posted By amckimmey
Surly shares the same qualities as a parrotfish...

Surly shares the same qualities as a parrotfish (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parrotfish) in that its gender changes as necessary, depending on the ride.

I like the names of your bikes. Surly's...
Forum: Commuting 05-10-12, 10:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 720
Posted By amckimmey
Here are more photos from the ride that day. BF...

Here are more photos from the ride that day. BF only lets you post 10 photos, But I love them all because it was such a good day.
Forum: Commuting 05-10-12, 10:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 720
Posted By amckimmey
My Surly LHT Turned 2 Years Old, Metric century, and a new front rack as a present

My Surly LHT Turned 2 Years Old, on April 25th. Metric century, and a new front rack as a present. I love my Surly.


Full article with more photos on my blog: My Surly LHT Turns 2 Years Old...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-09-12, 01:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,623
Posted By amckimmey
Do Chainrings Really Need Ramping and Pinning?

So I need to replace my chainrings on my Long Haul Trucker, 9speed, triple (48, 36, 26). I want to stay with the same teeth count. I was thinking about maybe going with the Salsa Chianrings...
Forum: Touring 05-09-12, 01:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 434
Posted By amckimmey
Do Chainrings Really Need Ramping and Pinning?

So I need to replace my chainrings on my Long Haul Trucker, 9speed, triple (48, 36, 26). I want to stay with the same teeth count. I was thinking about maybe going with the Salsa Chianrings...
Forum: Commuting 05-07-12, 10:14 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 16,482
Posted By amckimmey
Surly's Front Nice Rack. I got it for my bikes...

Surly's Front Nice Rack. I got it for my bikes birthday this year, the rear rack is from his birthday last year.:love:

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8144/7146754291_c8a3367b1a.jpg...
Forum: Commuting 03-02-12, 12:25 AM
Replies: 14,491
Views: 8,666,212
Posted By amckimmey
What is the brand of the epoxy, I have had hobby...

What is the brand of the epoxy, I have had hobby shops and even a plastic company tell me that type of plastic will never stick to any epoxy. I want to make the PB mount and mount cellphone clip to...
Forum: Commuting 03-01-12, 10:31 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,785
Posted By amckimmey
Shimano Alfine Di2,

Would anyone here consider using a Shimano Alfine Di2, electronic shifting internal gear hub? What do you see as its drawbacks? or what impresses you? I'm really interested to know what other...
Forum: Road Cycling 03-01-12, 02:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 455
Posted By amckimmey
I was between the couch back and dresser (in the...

I was between the couch back and dresser (in the background) at first, but didn't really need it. I think it's a lot easier then people make it out to seem. The middle of the kitchen will probably be...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-28-12, 10:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 455
Posted By amckimmey
I picked up the rollers today. It's really...

I picked up the rollers today. It's really interesting, and fun. It's in pretty good shape. Didn't have any trouble getting going on it. And I got the Price down happily.

Thank you everyone here...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-28-12, 01:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 455
Posted By amckimmey
Thanks for the link, but none of that really...

Thanks for the link, but none of that really helps me, I don't fall into those categories. I am not asking about what trainer verses which. I am asking specific questions that those can't answer. But...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-28-12, 01:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 455
Posted By amckimmey
I have a 50cm LHT, it has a 1046.8mm (41.2in)...

I have a 50cm LHT, it has a 1046.8mm (41.2in) wheel base. I was more asking if the using 26in wheels was the problem, with it siting farther, deeper between, the rear rollers. If that would have any...
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