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Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-20-14, 12:02 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,410
Posted By MEversbergII
Unfortunately I live on the East Coast. I'm on...

Unfortunately I live on the East Coast. I'm on the bay,sure, but a different bay.

M.
Forum: Commuting 06-19-14, 07:56 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,585
Posted By MEversbergII
Yeah, I think I'm carrying too much, as my...

Yeah, I think I'm carrying too much, as my commute is also less than 5 miles. No cell, though, and I don't have anyone TO call. A majority of my commute is in a location where, even if I had...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-19-14, 07:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,517
Posted By MEversbergII
Yeah, I think I'll get that one. Can always get...

Yeah, I think I'll get that one. Can always get a nicer one later on! Wanted black since it's easier to match things to it, but that looks like a green I can get spraypaint in the color of (to...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-18-14, 06:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,517
Posted By MEversbergII
Thanks for the data on the Windsor mixte. I'm...

Thanks for the data on the Windsor mixte. I'm considering grabbing it since it is rather inexpensive for an 8 speed hub gear bike...could always serve as a backup when I get a Pashley. Maybe. They...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-18-14, 01:01 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,410
Posted By MEversbergII
Dutch Bike Bits has all kinds of stuff you might...

Dutch Bike Bits has all kinds of stuff you might like, that's for sure.

I'm jealous of Oakland. Here I am, just getting settled into this area, which will never be as progressive. Then again, no...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-18-14, 10:14 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,410
Posted By MEversbergII
Dutch Bike Bits! It'll be about 60USD with...

Dutch Bike Bits! It'll be about 60USD with shipping, though. Possibly more if you're farther from the east coast (where I'm at).



Check out my "Roadsters for Shorties" thread, as similar to...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-18-14, 08:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,517
Posted By MEversbergII
Do you know if this frame is proportioned for...

Do you know if this frame is proportioned for women? Mixte is unisex, but so were loop frames. Pretty much every loop/stepthrough I see is more woman proportioned, where the "cockpit" is smaller. ...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 06-18-14, 07:55 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 28,280
Posted By MEversbergII
How do you figure them a perfect food? M.

How do you figure them a perfect food?

M.
Forum: Commuting 06-17-14, 01:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,618
Posted By MEversbergII
Near as I can tell, I'm one of only three riders...

Near as I can tell, I'm one of only three riders in "da pawk" that have brakes. One of the other ones lives with me, and the other guy owns a bike shop. So ya, wouldn't work here.

M.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-17-14, 01:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,517
Posted By MEversbergII
I would also like to know, considering their 8...

I would also like to know, considering their 8 speed is completely cro-mo. Their single speed is also hi-ten with cromo down. Weird; you'd figure that would complicate matters more than help them....
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-16-14, 05:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,517
Posted By MEversbergII
You know, since posting up the Pashley 26", I've...

You know, since posting up the Pashley 26", I've noticed that my current bike, a drop bar Trek 1200, is actually 20.5" from centre of the BB to the top of the seat tube. I seem to ride that well...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-15-14, 08:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,517
Posted By MEversbergII
I'm able to start thinking about bikes again...

I'm able to start thinking about bikes again since I finally finished up business on my house. I've discovered that there are basically two bikes that fit my requirements that also come in my size: ...
Forum: Living Car Free 06-13-14, 11:06 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,174
Posted By MEversbergII
They just recently set them up here; they rode...

They just recently set them up here; they rode briefly last fall and I started seeing them out again just earlier this week.

M.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-13-14, 10:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 968
Posted By MEversbergII
Well this is all good news. Now the hard part is...

Well this is all good news. Now the hard part is deciding which bike I want next! The folder or the utility roadster...

M.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-12-14, 08:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 965
Posted By MEversbergII
I'm guessing the advantage of a double is weight...

I'm guessing the advantage of a double is weight and smaller Q-factor?

M.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-12-14, 08:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 968
Posted By MEversbergII
Alright, so next step is to figure out if I want...

Alright, so next step is to figure out if I want to go the folding bike route first or if I want to squirrel away for something more "utlity" like - either way I can use this information for either...
Forum: Utility Cycling 06-12-14, 10:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,077
Posted By MEversbergII
Well, at least the first couple of times. He...

Well, at least the first couple of times. He would have to go down the main road (which features bike lanes) but would have to negotiate intersections to do this.

M.
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-12-14, 10:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 763
Posted By MEversbergII
Were you using it with this: Kanga? Rack | Tern...

Were you using it with this: Kanga? Rack | Tern Folding Bike and Folding Bicycle Accessories | Worldwide (http://www.ternbicycles.com/gear/kanga-rack) or did you get a bag that directly attaches to...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 06-11-14, 10:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,385
Posted By MEversbergII
Don't think I had that issue when I last ordered...

Don't think I had that issue when I last ordered o.O

But that was months ago...

M.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-11-14, 10:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 968
Posted By MEversbergII
Interesting; is it only disc brakes that require...

Interesting; is it only disc brakes that require specialized mounts, or can those be rigged up too?

I think keeping the rear brakes as a rim might be useful as well, as others have mentioned these...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-11-14, 10:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 965
Posted By MEversbergII
Isn't 3x the norm? Or are we talking about a...

Isn't 3x the norm? Or are we talking about a specific category of bikes here?

M.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-11-14, 02:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 968
Posted By MEversbergII
I'll wait and see what others have to say. This...

I'll wait and see what others have to say. This will be transportation (commuter bike; planning ahead for winter), and I'm not very swift at cycling. Now for the leverage - would that be a good...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-11-14, 11:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 968
Posted By MEversbergII
Internal brakes without fork mounts?

Hello mechanics,

Are there any non-rim brake types that can be installed onto bikes that do not have mounting points on the front fork? I'm aware that they all require some kind of reaction arm,...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-10-14, 08:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,743
Posted By MEversbergII
For me, I foolishly forgot to lock it up in front...

For me, I foolishly forgot to lock it up in front of my (then) townhouse. Someone nicked it but I spotted it leaning against a McDonalds not far from home on the way back from work the next day...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-10-14, 08:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,743
Posted By MEversbergII
Man, and I thought I was lucking "unstealing" my...

Man, and I thought I was lucking "unstealing" my bike from the local McDonalds!

M.
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