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Forum: Commuting 03-22-14, 01:06 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,452
Posted By niuoka
I have been using the Michelin city tires and...

I have been using the Michelin city tires and have had good results and they roll better than many I have had in the past. I do little off pavement but when I do they have been "ok"
im not sure if...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 03-22-14, 12:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,290
Posted By niuoka
slime will plug a valve. it is important to have...

slime will plug a valve. it is important to have the valve up high when putting air in
I have used slime, but wont again, in my bikes. plugging valves, spraying onto the wheel, etc etc.
plus I have...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 02-07-14, 06:36 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,511
Posted By niuoka
:lol:

:lol:
Forum: Commuting 02-07-14, 06:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,072
Posted By niuoka
the problem with bike commuting is that its slow,...

the problem with bike commuting is that its slow, it requires effort and its hard to do while talking on your phone and drinking your coffee while pinching the steering wheel between your thighs...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 02-07-14, 05:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 609
Posted By niuoka
no fair

no fair, I get 4 days off, and its snowing too much to ride
hey mr snowman....this here is orygun
knock it off
Forum: Commuting 02-07-14, 05:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,993
Posted By niuoka
very nice. hope he uses it , I would if I did not...

very nice. hope he uses it , I would if I did not already have one
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 02-05-14, 11:52 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,034
Posted By niuoka
u did what on super bowl ?

so the weather was nice so early sunday I went for a ride. weather was good so I just kept riding and riding. got home by the middle of 3rd quarter.
Anyway...at work everyone is standing around...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 02-05-14, 11:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,057
Posted By niuoka
use blue. Red is for 1/2 inch or bigger and...

use blue. Red is for 1/2 inch or bigger and requires heat and or 200 ft pounds of torque to break loose ( if properly applied to begin with). and if you never want to take the rack off again then use...
Forum: Commuting 02-02-14, 01:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,495
Posted By niuoka
another reason I ride in winter is to keep that...

another reason I ride in winter is to keep that "spare tire" off my waist, and the only pounds I need to shed in spring is the extra layers of clothes
Forum: Commuting 02-02-14, 01:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,834
Posted By niuoka
ok part 2 of the sealant test ...

ok
part 2 of the sealant test
http://www.slowtwitch.com/Products/Things_that_Roll/Tires/Sealant_Test_-_Part_2_4155.html
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 02-02-14, 01:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,767
Posted By niuoka
I am using Kevlar tires now and am doing well as...

I am using Kevlar tires now and am doing well as far as # of flats. I was putting about100 miles a week on my bike and only got one flat in 2013.
That said I was afraid of flats. I used Kevlar...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 02-02-14, 01:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 513
Posted By niuoka
do you know what size tires your planning to use...

do you know what size tires your planning to use ( width)
one of my commute bikes I run a 32 on a large mountain bike rim with no problem
so maybe you might not need new rims yet'

just a thought
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-28-14, 10:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,139
Posted By niuoka
I am a super glue user. fast and clean

I am a super glue user. fast and clean
Forum: Commuting 01-26-14, 01:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,834
Posted By niuoka
thanks for the above link, I went further after...

thanks for the above link, I went further after going to that site and found this article, cant wait for part 2 ( not yet published) part 1 was only done yesterday (1/25)
...
Forum: Commuting 01-26-14, 01:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,067
Posted By niuoka
im a old guy that likes fixing tings up, so if I...

im a old guy that likes fixing tings up, so if I had 250 to spend, id be looking for a quality used bike on craigslist etc

but as far as new, don't forget to look at this site, good ones are...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-26-14, 01:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,054
Posted By niuoka
agree with this one, don't agree on the...

agree with this one,

don't agree on the post suggesting red Loctite
at least in automotive and motorcycle work. Red is for bolts 1/2 inch and bigger, blue for smaller
on a car, if red does its...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-25-14, 12:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 389
Posted By niuoka
thanks for the help

thanks for the help
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-25-14, 12:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 389
Posted By niuoka
thanks guys

thanks guys
Forum: Commuting 01-25-14, 12:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,653
Posted By niuoka
my little old town does not have a bus service...

my little old town does not have a bus service except dial a bus and a senior citizens bus, but the two nearest towns that have bus service I have found that those bus drivers are very good with...
Forum: Commuting 01-25-14, 11:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,834
Posted By niuoka
if your talking about things like "slime" I don't...

if your talking about things like "slime" I don't like that stuff anymore. Its messy and when you get a flat that it does not seal it is even a bigger mess.
For instance, to put air in a tire that...
Forum: Commuting 01-25-14, 11:31 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,000
Posted By niuoka
im using a wool military surplus balcava I got...

im using a wool military surplus balcava I got off flea bay. I like the properties of wool. I ordered two. Paid prob less than 12 for the pair at the time, noticed now they are about 7 each, shipped
Forum: Commuting 01-25-14, 11:11 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,739
Posted By niuoka
im not familiar with the bikes, but did go to the...

im not familiar with the bikes, but did go to the web site. I like their long bikes. those look neat.
I agree with the above post, 40 pounds may be heavy.
however my bike hits 40 when it has...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-25-14, 10:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,269
Posted By niuoka
my two main commute bikes run Kool stops and I...

my two main commute bikes run Kool stops and I love em. One bike has the dual compound and the other has the all salmon. The all salmon did seem to take a bit longer to get to work correctly. It may...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-25-14, 10:46 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,243
Posted By niuoka
rim leaning against wall at 45 degrees....pop...

rim leaning against wall at 45 degrees....pop cartridge out with a 10 pound sledge :)
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-21-14, 09:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 389
Posted By niuoka
Yes of course I could pedal harder and faster. I...

Yes of course I could pedal harder and faster. I have a cadence im comfortable with and just thought picking up a few more teeth would increase speed. Pushing a little harder is easier for me then...
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