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Forum: Commuting 08-14-05, 02:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,195
Posted By robertsdvd
I'd like to get a real moped for fun -- the ones...

I'd like to get a real moped for fun -- the ones with actual pedals... like the ones you can see most recently in the new Willy Wonka... mostly just for fun and to mess with -- they don't go fast at...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-14-05, 02:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 434
Posted By robertsdvd
What a ******** and disturbing concept... sadly...

What a ******** and disturbing concept... sadly I've seen them more than once all across the country.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-10-05, 03:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By robertsdvd
I concur with the previous poster, travel agents...

I concur with the previous poster, travel agents are festering piles of fecal matter.... as for the double cross lever setup... you want all three levers to control one brake? Are you looking for...
Forum: Commuting 08-02-05, 09:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 396
Posted By robertsdvd
I plan on getting a pair of the berthoud chrome...

I plan on getting a pair of the berthoud chrome fenders... they're left undrilled so I'm hoping just to mount the struts with the use of a clamp on the front fork above the disc caliper, might leave...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-27-05, 05:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 308
Posted By robertsdvd
Discs make racks and fenders much more difficult,...

Discs make racks and fenders much more difficult, seatpost racks are about as useful to me as clip-on fenders... that is - useless.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-26-05, 11:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 308
Posted By robertsdvd
Karate Monkey + drum brake?

Been having trouble trying to get dimensions, anyone know if there would be enough clearance on the back of the Karate Monkey to mount it up with a SRAM iBrake drum brake (hub)... my concern is that...
Forum: Commuting 06-14-05, 04:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 11,506
Posted By robertsdvd
Huh, I only drive internal gear hubs - SRAM 3 spd...

Huh, I only drive internal gear hubs - SRAM 3 spd and a SRAM 5 spd. I don't think many people would note any major efficiency losses... I perceived little to on loss of efficiency going from SS to...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-29-05, 01:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By robertsdvd
Thems the ones, thanks!

Thems the ones, thanks!
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-28-05, 07:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By robertsdvd
Yeah it wasn't a mixte, the tubes only connected...

Yeah it wasn't a mixte, the tubes only connected to the seat tube... gah. It was marketed more as an urban utilitarian frame than an assault frame... Thanks for the ideas though
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-27-05, 11:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By robertsdvd
My brain hurts, what's that frame...

...the "urban" bike frame, with the two top tubes on it, sold as an urban or city frame, etc etc... anyone know what I'm talking about? I've been googling for 30 minutes and my brain hurts now... I...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-24-05, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,741
Posted By robertsdvd
You can get it off Sram's technical site... I had...

You can get it off Sram's technical site... I had a print out for a while... check their tech site, should be up there
Forum: Touring 05-14-05, 02:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 705
Posted By robertsdvd
I don't get it.. how would that back rest be at...

I don't get it.. how would that back rest be at all useful? It still seems like you'd be leaning forward on that ride... certainly not... back? I guess there some at the Bike Expo in SoCal/LA... but...
Forum: Mountain Biking 05-12-05, 10:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 880
Posted By robertsdvd
I got a Supergo wireless computer in Santa Monica...

I got a Supergo wireless computer in Santa Monica two weekends ago for I think 13 or 19 bucks... real cheap, seems like a good computer.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-05-05, 06:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,116
Posted By robertsdvd
I used to work for City of Cambridge (up until...

I used to work for City of Cambridge (up until about 3 or 4 months ago)... word in City Hall was that they're really starting to buckle down on bicycle infractions. So be warned in Cambridge......
Forum: Commuting 05-03-05, 05:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 464
Posted By robertsdvd
Aye, don't get me wrong, I've been commuting by...

Aye, don't get me wrong, I've been commuting by bike for some years now.. so know about good lighting... but most of my commuting is in urban centers... not complete darkness - I've usually gotten...
Forum: Commuting 05-02-05, 04:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 464
Posted By robertsdvd
Supplemental. The headlight would be rather...

Supplemental.

The headlight would be rather more useful than I think you think...
Forum: Commuting 05-02-05, 04:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 464
Posted By robertsdvd
Get creative.

Get creative.
Forum: Commuting 05-02-05, 03:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 464
Posted By robertsdvd
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-02-05, 07:52 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,503
Posted By robertsdvd
Gotta love documentaries. :D

Gotta love documentaries.
:D
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-01-05, 09:00 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,503
Posted By robertsdvd
I've always wondered why they end up outfitted...

I've always wondered why they end up outfitted with mtbs, especially with knobbies... seems like nearly all their riding is on pavement... Last weekend at the LA Bike Expo Fun Ride, most were riding...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-26-05, 03:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 748
Posted By robertsdvd
Roger that, I'll get on it tonight...

Roger that, I'll get on it tonight...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-26-05, 12:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 748
Posted By robertsdvd
I did a mock up... I took the clamps off some old...

I did a mock up... I took the clamps off some old aero levers that were in a crash... took the clamps off those, cut some mtb bars with a pipe cutter... used a dremel to grind off some metal from the...
Forum: Folding Bikes 04-26-05, 12:03 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,892
Posted By robertsdvd
They are heavy. Thing is, I don't even notice the...

They are heavy. Thing is, I don't even notice the weight... maybe its what some say is the lower center of gravity... no doubt heavy, but rides like its a lot lighter than it is. I crank along pretty...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-26-05, 10:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 322
Posted By robertsdvd
Hmmm, can't say as I felt unsafe on the fun ride,...

Hmmm, can't say as I felt unsafe on the fun ride, quite the opposite, I hated the ride home afterwards through regular LA traffic... that's when i felt unsafe.
Forum: Folding Bikes 04-26-05, 10:43 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,892
Posted By robertsdvd
Now that's a slick looking ride.

Now that's a slick looking ride.
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