Cycling and bicycle discussion forums. 
   Click here to join our community Log in to access your Control Panel  


Go Back   >

Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 1.90 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: BassNotBass
Forum: Folding Bikes 03-09-16, 01:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 698
Posted By BassNotBass
As fietsbob pointed out you most likely won't be...

As fietsbob pointed out you most likely won't be able to run a belt not only for the reasons he gave but also because the type of frame you've chosen would make it difficult to add an idler pulley...
Forum: Folding Bikes 03-09-16, 10:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 899
Posted By BassNotBass
Get a short reach stem and cut the excess of the...

Get a short reach stem and cut the excess of the handlebar mast off. A <$20 solution.

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41DJDDGkqOL._SX300_.jpg
Forum: Folding Bikes 03-09-16, 06:37 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,206
Posted By BassNotBass
There's only one more I'd consider buying: ...

There's only one more I'd consider buying:
http://www.moultonbicycles.co.uk/images/models/TSR9_Main.jpg
Forum: Folding Bikes 03-09-16, 06:23 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,872
Posted By BassNotBass
Dr Hon's new business model: ...

Dr Hon's new business model:

http://b-i.forbesimg.com/arieladams/files/2013/09/street-vendors-sell-counterfeit-watches-e13696859434041.jpg
Forum: Folding Bikes 03-09-16, 06:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 698
Posted By BassNotBass
I'd stay away from hydraulic brakes since the...

I'd stay away from hydraulic brakes since the seals and o-rings are small and fragile, as are the master cylinders and calipers, and the system is of such small fluid volume that it's very...
Forum: Folding Bikes 03-04-16, 07:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 856
Posted By BassNotBass
the basic A-frame design of the Strida is what I...

the basic A-frame design of the Strida is what I feel is so odd, compromising and limits it's viability. Modifying and customizing a Strida to better suit the rider seems to be quite an ordeal and...
Forum: Folding Bikes 03-03-16, 01:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,059
Posted By BassNotBass
Yeah, Bruce tends to post pics of his Moultons...

Yeah, Bruce tends to post pics of his Moultons quite a bit to torment some of us.
Forum: Folding Bikes 03-03-16, 01:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 565
Posted By BassNotBass
I once had an alu bottle cage that was mounted...

I once had an alu bottle cage that was mounted tightly but had a not very visible break in the cage itself that would rattle. Drove me nuts... that's my excuse.
Forum: Folding Bikes 03-03-16, 01:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 856
Posted By BassNotBass
Strida... the enigma of folders.

Strida... the enigma of folders.
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-29-16, 10:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 634
Posted By BassNotBass
Agreed... brazing would be the way I'd approach...

Agreed... brazing would be the way I'd approach it.
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-26-16, 12:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,185
Posted By BassNotBass
I love that pallet furniture.

I love that pallet furniture.
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-23-16, 09:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,716
Posted By BassNotBass
Thanks for reiterating what was already made...

Thanks for reiterating what was already made abundantly clear yet the reasoning behind the choices are still vague.
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-22-16, 09:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,716
Posted By BassNotBass
I don't quite understand why a bike with small...

I don't quite understand why a bike with small wheels and suspension is put in the same category as a big wheeled bike without suspension but I'd keep the bike as simple as possible and go with a...
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-20-16, 10:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,914
Posted By BassNotBass
505643

505643
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-20-16, 06:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,914
Posted By BassNotBass
I just wanted to beat smallwheeler to the punch.

I just wanted to beat smallwheeler to the punch.
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-20-16, 06:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,049
Posted By BassNotBass
My concern isn't whether or not it functions when...

My concern isn't whether or not it functions when wet, it's how long it will last in a dirty environment where water is a medium in which grit and grime is suspended. Wet conditions aren't too bad...
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-19-16, 10:50 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,914
Posted By BassNotBass
It bothers me to no end because although my...

It bothers me to no end because although my friends are shallow and vapid they have mainstream cred so I'm selling all of my small wheeled bikes and replacing them with what they think looks cool.
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-19-16, 06:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,049
Posted By BassNotBass
Thanks for sharing that, xraytech. I wonder how...

Thanks for sharing that, xraytech. I wonder how that unit is doing now.
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-18-16, 11:54 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,034
Posted By BassNotBass
No rules really, AFAIC it's a free for all and...

No rules really, AFAIC it's a free for all and whatever works is the way to go. It's not the most informative answer but then generally accepted rules are merely a starting point and the rest is a...
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-18-16, 10:59 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,034
Posted By BassNotBass
It's nice to see people straying from convention...

It's nice to see people straying from convention and willing to try 'new' things... it's very common to just accept the notion that front and rear tires must match.
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-18-16, 10:53 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,034
Posted By BassNotBass
A Brooks does take some time to get worn in for...

A Brooks does take some time to get worn in for optimal comfort but I've never found them to be uncomfortable to begin with. I consider myself lucky... some people never get to the point where they...
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-18-16, 10:37 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,034
Posted By BassNotBass
Sarcasm in written form is nothing new and has...

Sarcasm in written form is nothing new and has been around for centuries however the internet now allows people to react with knee-jerk swiftness and put their foot in their mouths and then claim...
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-16-16, 02:29 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,034
Posted By BassNotBass
Everything has it's compromises but to me smaller...

Everything has it's compromises but to me smaller wheels have so many more advantages than disadvantages regardless of pavement quality or gravel roads.
...
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-16-16, 07:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 757
Posted By BassNotBass
A chain ring is too small if you can't fit a...

A chain ring is too small if you can't fit a legible sponsorship logo on it.
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-16-16, 07:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,049
Posted By BassNotBass
Although the loud whining is a deterrent my main...

Although the loud whining is a deterrent my main concern would be with the unit's effectiveness and reliability while riding in rain or snow and sleet. I'd imagine that the road sludge getting kicked...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 08:44 PM.