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Forum: Utility Cycling 09-19-15, 12:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,060
Posted By rdlange
Caught my heel when dismounting a 'tall' mixte...

Caught my heel when dismounting a 'tall' mixte and dumped the loaded bike on top of me, right at the interseciton. all groceries were in cat litter buckets so no spills. Sold it and got a lower...
Forum: Utility Cycling 06-13-15, 02:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,021
Posted By rdlange
Interesting thread about one of the things I also...

Interesting thread about one of the things I also like to do to/with bikes. To carry stuff. As advised, I bolted bent shelf brackets onto kitty litter buckets.

Copied advise kept handles so...
Forum: Utility Cycling 12-13-14, 11:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,122
Posted By rdlange
Looks nice. You need GOOD locks for such a fine...

Looks nice. You need GOOD locks for such a fine transport.!
Forum: Utility Cycling 11-27-14, 01:08 PM
Replies: 843
Views: 310,755
Posted By rdlange
"Airburst". I like that alot.! Really.

"Airburst". I like that alot.! Really.
Forum: Utility Cycling 11-27-14, 11:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,769
Posted By rdlange
I can relate to step-thru. Africa 3 looks like a...

I can relate to step-thru. Africa 3 looks like a typical older woman's bike. I guess it's stronger being purpose built.

I ride old restored mixte's because of the step thru frame, I get them...
Forum: Utility Cycling 10-15-14, 07:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 851
Posted By rdlange
And now a word from Texas...

FYI...

Food Scrap Recycling Business in Texas is Bike-Powered - The Good News Network (http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/food-scrap-recycling-business-texas-bike-powered/)
Forum: Utility Cycling 09-29-14, 09:25 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,085
Posted By rdlange
Folding basket pivot clips are cheap and bendable...

Folding basket pivot clips are cheap and bendable as noted. I have replaced all of mine with pairs of appropriately sized zip ties. Works better, they are tighter and quieter and have lasted over a...
Forum: Utility Cycling 09-20-14, 09:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,397
Posted By rdlange
Yes. and... ...

Yes. and...

http://www.bikeforums.net/commuting/368871-chain-guard-protect-my-pants.html
Forum: Utility Cycling 09-14-14, 11:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 851
Posted By rdlange
So I got this new bike, and need advise on cargo...

Got this yesterday for work bug-out emergency, in trunk utility, just fun, and need advise on racks for cargo carry. I already have one of the front brake boss racks, and can cut a cheap rear rack...
Forum: Utility Cycling 09-14-14, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 999
Posted By rdlange
I've seen posts about Texas bow hunters adapting...

I've seen posts about Texas bow hunters adapting them as inexpensive, off road gear haulers because they work better than two wheelers. Remove seat, add racks accordingly. also fyi...
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Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 09-14-14, 11:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,559
Posted By rdlange
Congrats. I personally find these posts...

Congrats. I personally find these posts inspiring; really.! Hope I'm still riding when I get that old. Think I'll go pedal around on the new/old folder I got yesterday, before it rains again.
Forum: Folding Bikes 09-14-14, 11:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 909
Posted By rdlange
Bought it, rather inexpensively from my favorite...

Bought it, rather inexpensively from my favorite bike center in Porter, TX. They set it up free as usual. A great place.!

See, a major bad weather noontime power failure at work Friday shut down...
Forum: Folding Bikes 09-12-14, 07:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 909
Posted By rdlange
no pic like I said. that's why I'm asking.

no pic like I said. that's why I'm asking.
Forum: Folding Bikes 09-12-14, 03:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 909
Posted By rdlange
Currie E-folder quesiton

can anyone tell me about these? experience? NOT electric. 20", 7sp shimano rear, single front sprocket, V brakes, single rectangular top tube hinged. looks better than some. no pic sorry. looks...
Forum: Utility Cycling 08-08-14, 06:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,790
Posted By rdlange
cycle trucks are front loaded, have low trail. ...

cycle trucks are front loaded, have low trail. Porteur bikes are front loaded, have low trail. Low trail bike for front loading...? technical detail I thought would help you select. My mistake.
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Forum: Utility Cycling 08-07-14, 05:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,790
Posted By rdlange
I was under the impression that front loaded...

I was under the impression that front loaded "Cycle Trucks" have very low trail. You might want to study them?
Forum: Utility Cycling 07-11-14, 01:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,003
Posted By rdlange
not the original poster but this thread has been...

not the original poster but this thread has been very helpful. thanks all.
Forum: Utility Cycling 07-03-14, 12:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,508
Posted By rdlange
Great idea! Alot of folks rode bikes including...

Great idea! Alot of folks rode bikes including old coaster brakers with big front baskets, all over the Sparrows Point, MD shipyard before it closed. Some 'management' occasionally took to pedaling...
Forum: Forum Suggestions & User Assistance 06-25-14, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 425
Posted By rdlange
search not working

OK how do I search a single forum for all posts/threads by a single person? where's the instructions?
Forum: Utility Cycling 06-23-14, 01:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,481
Posted By rdlange
just fyi... A Frugal Cyclist - Mr Money Mustache

I follow this frugalista blog. Latest post is interesting.

http://www.mrmoneymustache.com/2014/06/23/how-to-carry-major-appliances-on-your-bike/

Some of you maybe know him.? He's definitely...
Forum: Utility Cycling 06-15-14, 05:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,473
Posted By rdlange
I have the same 'no weld' challenges. Have two...

I have the same 'no weld' challenges. Have two identical racks I can use, however I am playing with electrical conduit and a bender. Need to fill the tube with sand to get tight bends, and not...
Forum: Forum Suggestions & User Assistance 06-15-14, 05:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,980
Posted By rdlange
After following all the suggestions it keeps me...

After following all the suggestions it keeps me logged in as long as I keep the window open. If I close it or it jumps to a linked window for more than 3 min, I get auto logged out.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-08-14, 11:17 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,053
Posted By rdlange
I use the plastic slip into 'mini' toe clips on...

I use the plastic slip into 'mini' toe clips on all my bikes. First thing I add. Simply more efficient, easier to pedal, quick on and off, and no - foot stuck to pedal... oops... falling off.
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Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-08-14, 10:59 AM
Replies: 18,933
Views: 1,477,101
Posted By rdlange
Wow, I feel pathetic. So far only pedaled to the...

Wow, I feel pathetic. So far only pedaled to the coffee shop for a take out and donuts. A WHOLE MILE..!!!! Fun though. I got to sit on a bench under the trees, feel the breeze. I think I'll pedal...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-08-14, 10:52 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 8,538
Posted By rdlange
I read somewhere on the 'news' recently that...

I read somewhere on the 'news' recently that anyone of us over 65 has outlived 85% of the people born the same year. True or not, something to smile about, and... well, pride is supposed to be a sin....
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