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Forum: Commuting 03-06-16, 06:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,654
Posted By jerseyJim
$500 Chromoly Fender and Rack bosses - checks...

$500 Chromoly Fender and Rack bosses - checks all the boxes. I ordered one for a friend and experienced good customer service. They swapped out the bar for risers for me at no charge and...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 03-06-16, 02:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,719
Posted By jerseyJim
Its great on hills. The triple front provides a...

Its great on hills. The triple front provides a wide range of gears sufficient to climb just about anything even loaded. The bike is not fast or nimble but it is stable and solid and comfy to...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 03-06-16, 01:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,719
Posted By jerseyJim
Look at Surly Long Haul Trucker. Its designed to...

Look at Surly Long Haul Trucker. Its designed to haul loads and it is solid, durable and comfortable. The 26" wheel version will take a very wide tire and is tough as nails. Good value too.

...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 02-08-16, 02:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 786
Posted By jerseyJim
I have a Wabi and a Big Block and I love them...

I have a Wabi and a Big Block and I love them both. If weight is priority I would go with the Wabi If durability is a priority I would go with the Big Block.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 01-05-16, 01:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,447
Posted By jerseyJim
Whatever you decide make sure you have a couple...

Whatever you decide make sure you have a couple of inches of standover clearance. I am the same height as you and I ride a 52cm frame. We are all proportioned differently but I would be very...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-20-15, 07:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 717
Posted By jerseyJim
The Shop I work for uses Lightspeed. Works...

The Shop I work for uses Lightspeed. Works great and their support is excellent.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 12-07-15, 07:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 623
Posted By jerseyJim
I agree with Indy. The LHT is never going to be...

I agree with Indy. The LHT is never going to be a fast light bike. But it handles beautifully all loaded up and is comfortable to ride all day long day after day. I enjoy mine for what it does...
Forum: Northeast 11-25-15, 09:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,238
Posted By jerseyJim
D&R canal is a must do. The wife and I regularly...

D&R canal is a must do. The wife and I regularly do the Bound Brook to Princeton section, stopping for lunch in Princeton before heading back. We have done the whole 70 something miles even the...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-05-15, 06:58 AM
Replies: 2,849
Views: 268,290
Posted By jerseyJim
Damaged my Wabi Classic so I upgraded to a...

Damaged my Wabi Classic so I upgraded to a Special added omnium crank and BB and 105 5800 front brake.

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Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-04-15, 06:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,512
Posted By jerseyJim
Probably not inexpensive enough but a screaming...

Probably not inexpensive enough but a screaming value regardless and an awesome bike and build. I love mine. Beg borrow or steal to get one if you can.

Wabi Cycles Special fixed gear bike specs...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-25-14, 11:18 PM
Replies: 4,190
Views: 626,088
Posted By jerseyJim
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Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-25-14, 11:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,084
Posted By jerseyJim
So I learned that this is not a '38 like I...

So I learned that this is not a '38 like I thought it's a'33 and it was repainted at some point and that the fenders are not original.

So I am going to leave the fenders off. I had new wheels...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-03-14, 04:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,084
Posted By jerseyJim
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Thought I would post an update and some pics. I had trouble getting the crankarm off so I decided to leave the crank alone and just shoot some...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-09-14, 05:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,084
Posted By jerseyJim
I like this advice thanks, this is what I am...

I like this advice thanks, this is what I am going to do. Clean the frame like this and the rusty parts of the rims and spokes with oil and steel wool. Get an old brooks saddle and get a shelf...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-09-14, 07:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,084
Posted By jerseyJim
Don't recover the seat? Why?

Don't recover the seat? Why?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-09-14, 07:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,084
Posted By jerseyJim
Thanks I will try this on the rims and spokes. ...

Thanks I will try this on the rims and spokes. I am not worried about the value but I want to clean it up right and be able to take it out for a spin now and then. I found this spec sheet for a...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-08-14, 07:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,084
Posted By jerseyJim
Thanks I feel very fortunate to have been given...

Thanks I feel very fortunate to have been given the opportunity to have this bike.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-08-14, 07:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,084
Posted By jerseyJim
Ok good it is my preference to keep the original...

Ok good it is my preference to keep the original paint. Should I remove all the loose paint and just leave the bare metal? As it is if I clean the bike quite a bit of paint is just going to fall...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-08-14, 07:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,084
Posted By jerseyJim
No they are metal rims painted to look like wood.

No they are metal rims painted to look like wood.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-08-14, 03:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,084
Posted By jerseyJim
Late 1930's Iver Johnson

Just picked this up today. One owner.

Rims and spokes are a little rusty, tires are shot, seat obviously, paint is loose and flaky, otherwise fantastic condition.

Never restored an old...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 11-19-13, 04:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,282
Posted By jerseyJim
http://www.state.nj.us/transportation/commuter/bik...

http://www.state.nj.us/transportation/commuter/bike/pdf/bicyclingmanual.pdf NJ DOT Cycling manual.
Forum: Vehicular Cycling (VC) 11-17-13, 10:12 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,391
Posted By jerseyJim
Yes it is legal and yes drivers in our area don't...

Yes it is legal and yes drivers in our area don't like it very much when a cyclist rides VC. I could care less about how car drivers feel about how I ride. I care about my safety and ride legally...
Forum: Commuting 11-15-13, 11:20 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,410
Posted By jerseyJim
I am going to try to convince you that you need...

I am going to try to convince you that you need two bikes. I think if you try to find a compromise you are going to end up with a bike that is not really any good for either purpose.

If I...
Forum: Touring 11-14-13, 07:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,521
Posted By jerseyJim
350686 I have a Surly LHT and use a Bob. ...

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I have a Surly LHT and use a Bob.

When it is loaded heavy I find there is a little bit of pull to the side when I lean into a turn. Easily manageable though just something you have...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 11-09-13, 10:53 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,705
Posted By jerseyJim
This times 1000. I am not going to go out of...

This times 1000. I am not going to go out of my way to appease a bunch of entitled motorists who would risk my safety without a second thought in order to save ten seconds.

I am going to ride...
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