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Forum: Commuting 03-17-16, 12:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 944
Posted By roashru
deciding on what bicycle to get also depends on...

deciding on what bicycle to get also depends on how you like to ride some bicycles have long chainstays and wheel base while others are short and always ready for fast action.
Forum: Commuting 03-16-16, 04:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 944
Posted By roashru
cyclocross (stronger) or a touring bicycle will...

cyclocross (stronger) or a touring bicycle will do that work.

ideas:
bikesdirect windsor tourist
nashbar touring bike
walmart gmc denali, bottom but works
Forum: Commuting 03-16-16, 02:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 771
Posted By roashru
i use to go to baltimore a lot taking bicycle...

i use to go to baltimore a lot taking bicycle along not a safe place to ride
Forum: Commuting 03-16-16, 02:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,169
Posted By roashru
some walking shoes have very good ventilation i...

some walking shoes have very good ventilation i have some scetchers they are about $60 though.
Forum: Commuting 01-09-16, 08:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 931
Posted By roashru
unfortunately the only reason i converted the...

unfortunately the only reason i converted the raleigh sprite was because it almost fell off a vehicle the rear triangle was damaged and thought well if im going to fix that much might as well up...
Forum: Commuting 01-09-16, 04:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 979
Posted By roashru
cheap commuter

anyone up for a huffy mountain bike challenge. torch and bicycle tools help :lol:
Forum: Commuting 01-09-16, 08:52 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 6,570
Posted By roashru
it would be nice to have an ultra light bicycle...

it would be nice to have an ultra light bicycle with an aero helmet but then you cant carry much.
Forum: Commuting 01-07-16, 02:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 931
Posted By roashru
there is no need to change a 27 1/4 wheeled...

there is no need to change a 27 1/4 wheeled bicycle to 700c wheels unless there is a new style tire you would want to use. i have a raleigh sprite that i converted to a 21 speed. still used for...
Forum: Commuting 10-25-15, 05:52 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,507
Posted By roashru
no one has mentioned a chain can wear differently...

no one has mentioned a chain can wear differently in other parts of the length of chain. my bicycles use 8 speed chains and i have found it always better to remove the chain and measure in several...
Forum: Utility Cycling 08-24-15, 08:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 846
Posted By roashru
The wheel that came with my trailer has precision...

The wheel that came with my trailer has precision bearings with the metal sides no seals. the axle is completely non-standard with center forged spacers for the bearings thats why i decided to just...
Forum: Utility Cycling 08-18-15, 10:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 846
Posted By roashru
the fender is only attached with a single metal...

the fender is only attached with a single metal fender mount that will bend up if the wheel bottoms out. the trailer is rated for 75lbs. using the grocery store produce dept scales i load the trailer...
Forum: Commuting 08-18-15, 09:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,560
Posted By roashru
the good use of front basket, handlebar bags, or...

the good use of front basket, handlebar bags, or fork panniers is weight distribution. if you dont weigh a lot loading the rear of the bicycle is not an issue. if so you could always get a stronger...
Forum: Commuting 08-18-15, 09:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 829
Posted By roashru
smart criminals learned a long time ago you cant...

smart criminals learned a long time ago you cant beat the radio now this includes the helicopter. he he
Forum: Commuting 08-18-15, 08:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 829
Posted By roashru
you shouldnt answer a question like that. quickly...

you shouldnt answer a question like that. quickly think of closest weapon.
Forum: Commuting 07-18-15, 09:43 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,861
Posted By roashru
haul odd on bicycle itself.

haul odd on bicycle itself.
Forum: Commuting 07-18-15, 08:39 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,861
Posted By roashru
my bicycles are cyclocross / sport touring with...

my bicycles are cyclocross / sport touring with small baskets in front and on top of rear rack hauling groceries is easy for me 1 brown paper bag in each basket strapped down with plastic c-store...
Forum: Commuting 07-13-15, 07:15 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,932
Posted By roashru
i use the high strength nickel chains like the...

i use the high strength nickel chains like the kmc x8.93. i also lube and clean bicycle chains with made 50-50% blend of pag synthetic oil and mineral spirits. here in florida with the humidity,...
Forum: Utility Cycling 07-10-15, 01:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 846
Posted By roashru
if your having trouble finding bicycle axle...

if your having trouble finding bicycle axle connector nuts i have found them on ebay. after bought check the bicycle axle nuts with standard 3/8 axle. i have found some internal threading can be too...
Forum: Commuting 07-09-15, 09:36 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,842
Posted By roashru
disc brakes are better. choice of control is wire...

disc brakes are better. choice of control is wire or hydraulic. wire is hard to find but good simplicity.
Forum: Commuting 07-04-15, 03:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 738
Posted By roashru
Downtube - Folding Bicycles for Sale...

Downtube - Folding Bicycles for Sale (http://www.downtube.com/) this company can make whatever folding bicycle you want if you dont like the normally stocked. brompton are good but can get expense.
Forum: Commuting 07-03-15, 02:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 738
Posted By roashru
try onguard 16mm chain or u-lock they can be...

try onguard 16mm chain or u-lock they can be found cheap but heavy. i lost keys at bar one time big bolt cutters didnt even damage the links. yikes!
Forum: Commuting 07-03-15, 12:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,194
Posted By roashru
so true when starting to bicycle for...

so true when starting to bicycle for transportation than leisure. im down to 2 bicycles now 1 small folding, 1 upright road.
Forum: Commuting 07-03-15, 12:35 PM
Replies: 14,493
Views: 8,689,554
Posted By roashru
heres pics of my 70s raligh sprite i properly...

heres pics of my 70s raligh sprite i properly upgraded to 21 speed (rear triangle, bottom bracket, front derailleur work, and new rear wheel plus more) now stripped down to sell was used for light...
Forum: Commuting 07-02-15, 09:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,194
Posted By roashru
when you start really riding a bicycle frame size...

when you start really riding a bicycle frame size means a lot.
Forum: Commuting 07-02-15, 06:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,194
Posted By roashru
searching for an old known real bicycle - trade...

searching for an old known real bicycle - trade used bicycles can be found. i have some kent international bicycles (gmc and genesis) they are not that great at first but in first service you can get...
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