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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-21-14, 09:54 AM
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Posted By philski
Two-cable IGH spring return a viable option?

Refer to the diagram below. For a NuVinci n360 you have two shifting cables, the underdrive and overdrive. It seems to be it is possible to use a spring or counterweight to pull the underdrive and...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-18-14, 02:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,445
Posted By philski
I was able to dig up an adjustable stem adapter...

I was able to dig up an adjustable stem adapter from my recumbent days, should do the job for mounting the grip shift at least temporarily.
Next step is building the wheel. And then seeing about...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-16-14, 07:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,445
Posted By philski
Not so much the tube, but the integrated...

Not so much the tube, but the integrated assembly....
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-16-14, 06:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,445
Posted By philski
Anyone know where to get a stub tube like this? ...

Anyone know where to get a stub tube like this?
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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-16-14, 05:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,445
Posted By philski
Hey guys thanks for the extended suggestions!...

Hey guys thanks for the extended suggestions! been busy with work and forgot to check the thread. Going to start with a bar end clamped to the steerer tube or on the handlebars near the steerer tube,...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-30-13, 08:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,445
Posted By philski
Cool. Thanks! I will give those a look.

Cool. Thanks! I will give those a look.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-29-13, 03:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,445
Posted By philski
Yes mother :) No sense in arguing... Good...

Yes mother :)

No sense in arguing... Good day sir.

Anyone else with constructive solutions: alternate bar configurations, shifting configurations, etc are welcome. My wrists are most...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-29-13, 01:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,445
Posted By philski
Devils advocate: bar ends? Affixed with a bolt. ...

Devils advocate: bar ends? Affixed with a bolt.
J-bars? Multiple bars welded in place

http://fcdn.mtbr.com/attachments/29er-components/460481d1244033551-titec-j-bars-small-jones-h-bar.jpg

I...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-29-13, 11:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,445
Posted By philski
They are Nashbar trekking bar with the flats...

They are Nashbar trekking bar with the flats removed! Angle grinder and sanding block. Gives me the stretch of bullhorns while still offering multiple hand positions at non-orthogonal angles. I've...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-29-13, 08:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,445
Posted By philski
Fietsbob: To be clear, see the attached...

Fietsbob:

To be clear, see the attached picture. I want the grip shift there as it is my default braking position.

Could you so at show me a picture of your setup?

Philip

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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-28-13, 11:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,445
Posted By philski
nuvinci n360 grip shift on trekking bars?

The n360 grip shift is a single slide on unit which works fine on flat bars, however for my style of riding bullhorns of trekking bars are preferable... Is there any way to get the shifter on the...
Forum: Touring 12-16-13, 10:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 758
Posted By philski
Thanks everyone for your replies and suggestions!...

Thanks everyone for your replies and suggestions!


Interesting. This tablet has no connector for an external antenna. But it works pretty well - I can get a reliable fix inside my house. Not...
Forum: Touring 12-14-13, 05:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 758
Posted By philski
I specifically bought one with a GPS chip (evga...

I specifically bought one with a GPS chip (evga tegra note 3). Thanks for the MapWithMe suggestion - I'm evaluating a couple different options and I'll add that one to the mix.

I have a dynohub...
Forum: Touring 12-14-13, 05:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 758
Posted By philski
Like I said in the OP, " I don't forsee using it...

Like I said in the OP, " I don't forsee using it while on the road other than to check a cue sheet or maps " ... and I'm a bikecamper, but some cached maps, a cue sheet and notes come in handy. And...
Forum: Touring 12-14-13, 03:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 758
Posted By philski
Tablet in a handlebar pack?

I have a 7" tablet and looking to take it bikepacking. I don't forsee using it while on the road other than to check a cue sheet or maps (or grabbing it to take a picture / video / etc) but I could...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-09-12, 07:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 545
Posted By philski
Shimano XTR rear derailleur cage broke

The inner plate on my RD-M952-SGS (Shimano XTR) broke.

I can't seem to find an inner plate for the life of me (Part: "y-5tp-10200")

I was reading that XTR cages are interchangeable is this...
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-11-12, 10:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 673
Posted By philski
Yup, trying to keep a classic bike classic......

Yup, trying to keep a classic bike classic... thanks, the Kenda looks like a winner.
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-07-12, 12:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 673
Posted By philski
20" gum wall tires, low to no tread, source?

I have a "Hyda-Bike" and the tires are shot, and I'm having trouble finding a 20" replacement with gum walls. Preferably low to no tread for city use.

Anyone know where I could find some?

Thank...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 03-15-12, 12:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 933
Posted By philski
Interesting idea, thanks! The back light is very...

Interesting idea, thanks! The back light is very flat I don't think I could fit a flashlight unit inside. But it is something to think about, with all the cheap knockoff Chinese torch lites you can...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 03-15-12, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 933
Posted By philski
This is an old school bike lamp set they use the...

This is an old school bike lamp set they use the traditional bayonet bulbs.

I have a LiPo charger. I'm fairly familiar with them, using them in RC helicopters and planes.

I'm avoiding...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 03-14-12, 11:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 933
Posted By philski
RC hobby cutoff regulators are real cheap. The...

RC hobby cutoff regulators are real cheap. The voltage regulator, yeah, I was trying to avoid it. But thanks.

philip
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 03-14-12, 07:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,504
Posted By philski
KI4VUP. Not very active due to other obligations....

KI4VUP. Not very active due to other obligations. Used to run 2M on my recumbent bike but no longer, I stick with HF in the shack.

White and nerdy.
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 03-14-12, 07:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 933
Posted By philski
power older 6v head/tail lamps with 7.4V LiPo?

I have an older bike with the classic headlamp/taillamp/generator operating at 6V. It works but the generator is a huge drag and going up hills I sometime lose light. I'm thinking about using a 2S...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 12-17-11, 04:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,613
Posted By philski
Difference between Shimano dh-3d30 and dh-3n72 dynohubs?

Does anyone know the difference between Shimano dh-3d30 and dh-3n72 dynohubs? Google was not very useful.

I presume the DH-3D30 was an earlier generation model and I believe the DH-3N72 is...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 08-08-11, 01:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,261
Posted By philski
I am fixing up an older bike with older lamps. I...

I am fixing up an older bike with older lamps. I would like to keep the vintage look. Thanks, anyways...

philski
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