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Forum: Folding Bikes 02-12-15, 07:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 962
Posted By itsmoot
I'd attach the magnet to one of the disc brake's...

I'd attach the magnet to one of the disc brake's "spokes" (or whatever they're called) making sure it won't touch the caliper, and position the sensor appropriately.
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-05-15, 07:01 PM
Replies: 3,492
Views: 454,605
Posted By itsmoot
I wonder why these or (a further refined version)...

I wonder why these or (a further refined version) never saw production.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 12-20-14, 01:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,111
Posted By itsmoot
May be due to some foreign material in the...

May be due to some foreign material in the headset bearing. Rain will increase the odds of crud being thrown into your lower headset bearing by your front wheel - unless of course you have a front...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-17-14, 06:39 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,407
Posted By itsmoot
Small wonder they stayed true with only 3500...

Small wonder they stayed true with only 3500 miles a year.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-12-14, 04:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 896
Posted By itsmoot
On the 'steerer nut' loosening... Was the...

On the 'steerer nut' loosening...

Was the mount for the reflector you removed serving as a washer between the locknut and the adjustable race? Because if you don't have a washer (usually keyed)...
Forum: Folding Bikes 12-01-14, 04:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,681
Posted By itsmoot
I had him build a 451 wheelset for my Swift a few...

I had him build a 451 wheelset for my Swift a few years ago. 3k+ miles so far and not a hair out of true.

There's a "JGaerlan" who posted on this forum for a couple of years but nothing from him...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 11-27-14, 11:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 701
Posted By itsmoot
This. Or you somehow had grease on your left...

This. Or you somehow had grease on your left crankarm.
Forum: Folding Bikes 08-08-14, 12:20 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 107,568
Posted By itsmoot
I tried it with the 451 rear wheel off my Swift...

I tried it with the 451 rear wheel off my Swift shod with a 1-1/8" Primo Comet. The tire hit the Nano's rear brake bridge. I didn't bother checking the front.

Too bad, as I'd heard that the first...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-19-14, 12:43 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 11,999
Posted By itsmoot
Good call. The one about gluing on shifter bosses...

Good call. The one about gluing on shifter bosses has so far been disappointing.
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-02-14, 12:53 PM
Replies: 413
Views: 48,149
Posted By itsmoot
Been away for awhile and just now saw this...

Been away for awhile and just now saw this thread. Man oh man is that frame beautiful. Great job there Jur.



I had a problem with my Xootr frame with the chain hitting the seatstay in lowest...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 03-21-14, 08:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 458
Posted By itsmoot
Sounds like one of the documentaries by Mark...

Sounds like one of the documentaries by Mark Beaumont...

Mark Beaumont - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_Beaumont_%28cyclist%29)
Forum: Folding Bikes 03-10-14, 02:18 PM
Replies: 3,492
Views: 454,605
Posted By itsmoot
I had a setup like you describe on my Swift for a...

I had a setup like you describe on my Swift for a time. I succeeded in making an extremely cushy ride, but at the expense making it heavier and slower.

368158

I eventually removed the...
Forum: Folding Bikes 03-10-14, 01:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,153
Posted By itsmoot
I've been using a 20x1-3/8 Tioga Powerblock...

I've been using a 20x1-3/8 Tioga Powerblock...
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-13-14, 08:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,072
Posted By itsmoot
I'd want a White disc version to replace the fork...

I'd want a White disc version to replace the fork on my Pacific Reach. I'm just waiting for the elastomers to die in the stock fork.

Will it accommodate a 451-sized wheel?
Forum: Folding Bikes 01-16-14, 10:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,173
Posted By itsmoot
I'd like to know how those wheels perform with...

I'd like to know how those wheels perform with narrow high-pressure tires.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 01-11-14, 12:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 758
Posted By itsmoot
Try this search: ...

Try this search:

https://privatelee.com/search/?q=Bikejoring&s=sbv2

Here's a multi-page thread discussing it:

http://www.itsahuskything.com/t1115-bikejoring

Google's results are biased...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-11-14, 11:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 476
Posted By itsmoot
http://www.ebay.com/itm/NEW-SILVER-RPM-BRAND-ALLOY...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/NEW-SILVER-RPM-BRAND-ALLOY-BICYCLE-CRANK-ARM-SET-170-MM-FREE-SHIPPING-/300702530166?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item4603447a76
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-12-13, 09:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 570
Posted By itsmoot
How about foam handlebar grips: ...

How about foam handlebar grips:

http://www.ebay.com/bhp/foam-handlebar-grips

In bulk:

http://www.grabongrips.com/foam_tubing.php
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 11-08-13, 12:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 764
Posted By itsmoot
I saw Hermes himself up on eBay a few years back,...

I saw Hermes himself up on eBay a few years back, he only sold for a little over 4 grand.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-03-13, 06:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,026
Posted By itsmoot
If you're basing your opinion on recumbents, most...

If you're basing your opinion on recumbents, most have a great enough distance between crank and cogset that chain angle doesn't get acute enough to cause the problem.
Forum: Folding Bikes 10-01-13, 06:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,662
Posted By itsmoot
Was it somehow difficult to view that information...

Was it somehow difficult to view that information before smallwheeler plastered it here?

This thread smells fishy to me.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-28-13, 10:05 PM
Replies: 13,138
Views: 1,554,133
Posted By itsmoot
"The picture you see is the bike before I...

"The picture you see is the bike before I stripped it down to be a fixed/single speed"

Troll. He copied the picture from oldtenspeedgallery here:
...
Forum: Folding Bikes 08-28-13, 07:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,046
Posted By itsmoot
Same color scheme as a Bianchi Eros a friend...

Same color scheme as a Bianchi Eros a friend bought via craigslist for his son to ride at college.

The kid was tickled pink...
Forum: Folding Bikes 08-11-13, 01:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 400
Posted By itsmoot
Don't know if this happened to you but, due to a...

Don't know if this happened to you but, due to a quirk in the sizing scheme for 20" tires, people sometimes end up buying ISO 451-sized tubes for your size tire when they really needed ISO 406.
...
Forum: Folding Bikes 08-10-13, 12:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 934
Posted By itsmoot
That speaks volumes...

That speaks volumes...
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