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Forum: Utility Cycling 06-21-10, 11:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,200
Posted By Fat Tire
No, nobody asked me specifically, how to carry a...

No, nobody asked me specifically, how to carry a basket ball, but then they didn't ask you, either. And yet you jumped right in with your opinion on how to do it. The fact that you entered a post in...
Forum: Utility Cycling 06-20-10, 09:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 869
Posted By Fat Tire
Got one, call it the Torker Cargo T, but it has...

Got one, call it the Torker Cargo T, but it has THREE speeds, in this guise. I've never noticed the panties flying, though. Must be all in how you hold your mouth.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-18-10, 10:24 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,048
Posted By Fat Tire
I too have similar problems, short legs, long...

I too have similar problems, short legs, long torso, and Diabetes, arthritis riddled back and shoulders, and just to add the topper, GOUT. I bought a medium size bike, even though I am 6ft tall (a...
Forum: Utility Cycling 06-16-10, 01:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 957
Posted By Fat Tire
I'd get anything with 16"-20" wheels, and an IGH,...

I'd get anything with 16"-20" wheels, and an IGH, so its possible to go fast without working too hard to get up hills. What about an electric assist for the front hub? Be sure and order the basket...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-16-10, 01:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 426
Posted By Fat Tire
http://www.amazon.com/Large-Sofa-Gel-Comfort-Seat/...

http://www.amazon.com/Large-Sofa-Gel-Comfort-Seat/dp/B000TD24VG/ref=wl_it_dp_o?ie=UTF8&coliid=IZ9DNPPB9FN0W&colid=1EYG4CSQPEI92

This is advertised as the largest seat made, by Sunlite/Cloud Nine,...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-16-10, 12:51 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,116
Posted By Fat Tire
They do make extension hoses for them, saw it on...

They do make extension hoses for them, saw it on Amazon recently. A hose with a connector plug it in at the water storage end extend it with the original drinking tube, and it ought to fit the back...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-15-10, 07:42 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,167
Posted By Fat Tire
Well, lets see. Since I got rid of my vintage...

Well, lets see. Since I got rid of my vintage Raleigh Sport 3,
1) I have not changed a tire, nor have
2) I adjusted a cable (nor have I had a flat, or needed to adjust anything).
3)I have...
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-15-10, 12:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 632
Posted By Fat Tire
How about the Marathon Extreme?

How about the Marathon Extreme?
Forum: Utility Cycling 06-12-10, 11:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,593
Posted By Fat Tire
If you want a higher riding position, I recommend...

If you want a higher riding position, I recommend Dimension Cruiser bars, in Aluminum or black. As I recall, 4 inch rise 630mm wide, center-to-center. Mountain bike tubing, so you shouldn't need...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-12-10, 11:41 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,400
Posted By Fat Tire
"Furvid is a perfectly cromulent word!" Mrs....

"Furvid is a perfectly cromulent word!" Mrs. CraBapple
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-12-10, 11:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,754
Posted By Fat Tire
I'm sorry that the Texas weather this years has...

I'm sorry that the Texas weather this years has been disappointingly cold, it's usually warmer this time of year. Heck, last year at this time we were in triple digits twice by this date. And OH,...
Forum: Utility Cycling 06-06-10, 11:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,019
Posted By Fat Tire
Schwalbe Marathon Plus/Extreme. I prefer...

Schwalbe Marathon Plus/Extreme. I prefer Schwalbe for most tires, and these are fairly flat proof, smooth, roll well. Up hill you are on your own. The only wheel I know of to help you up a hill is...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-05-10, 12:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,200
Posted By Fat Tire
Simple Green or a made-for-the-job Citrus based...

Simple Green or a made-for-the-job Citrus based cleaner. They make specific brush sets for this purpose, they also make specific tools for cleaning chains, while the chain remains on the bike
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-05-10, 12:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,390
Posted By Fat Tire
Be thankful, you don't want a Biria EZ-Board, as...

Be thankful, you don't want a Biria EZ-Board, as they tend to show bad behavior at higher speed, downhill in particular, (what we, in the motorcycle world, call a "tankslapper"). I was in the same...
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-03-10, 10:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,391
Posted By Fat Tire
Montague Paratrooper?

Montague Paratrooper?
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-03-10, 10:35 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 6,580
Posted By Fat Tire
I prefer a good Shimano 3 speed to a Sturmey...

I prefer a good Shimano 3 speed to a Sturmey Archer, and a Shimano 8 speed to a Sturmey Archer, and a Sturmey Archer Hub of whatever style to a dérailleur.

I'd buy a Nu Vinci sight unseen before...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-03-10, 10:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 545
Posted By Fat Tire
Rivendell has some lightweight wool Jerseys in...

Rivendell has some lightweight wool Jerseys in rather a pleasant sort of green that may be cut for non-elite cyclists. Rivendell has "way cool" stuff in most every category of products they sell.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-03-10, 10:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,307
Posted By Fat Tire
I was wondering if anyone was going to mention...

I was wondering if anyone was going to mention the brightness of their neighborhood, or their lighting environment, in relation to lights used. (My take on it is, it's like Daytime Running Lights,...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-03-10, 09:52 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 5,706
Posted By Fat Tire
The bicycle I bought recently was offered in...

The bicycle I bought recently was offered in Stealth Gray(well worn/sun bleached asphalt gray), or Retina Searing Green, and for reasons of visibility I chose the (Nausea Inducing) green. Now that I...
Forum: Utility Cycling 06-03-10, 12:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 868
Posted By Fat Tire
Amazon USA has a cargo trailer for under $100,...

Amazon USA has a cargo trailer for under $100, and it carries 180 pounds. Best deal I've heard of, though I do not know how well it holds up.

5 Stars by Amazon purchasers.
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Forum: Utility Cycling 06-02-10, 11:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 886
Posted By Fat Tire
Two and half more, Torker Cargo T, and Surly...

Two and half more, Torker Cargo T, and Surly Pugsley, and the 8 speed version of the Cargo T from Joe bike, Portland.

The Cargo T is not especially skinny tubed, but it is hell for stout. And the...
Forum: Utility Cycling 05-22-10, 09:34 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 32,724
Posted By Fat Tire
Stainless!? Not sure I understand why they...

Stainless!? Not sure I understand why they didn't make it out of aluminum, or carbon steel. But I understand why its expensive, now.

Waiting for my new bars to arrive, Dimension cruiser, in...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-17-10, 11:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,355
Posted By Fat Tire
You can buy a $400 bike new, but it will probably...

You can buy a $400 bike new, but it will probably be single speed, which is what the hip riders ride and the posers, not ALL the same group, but that's the way to bet. The point of the single...
Forum: Utility Cycling 05-17-10, 12:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,291
Posted By Fat Tire
That darn chain cover makes it impossible to see...

That darn chain cover makes it impossible to see the gearing. I had considered changing out the rear sprocket, it would be cheap, and even up hill from a stop at my mailbox, I shift up to third in...
Forum: Utility Cycling 05-17-10, 12:34 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 32,724
Posted By Fat Tire
I'd look at Velo Orange, they seem to have a lot...

I'd look at Velo Orange, they seem to have a lot of narrow bars, that are French style and even some for the Japanese local market, designed for Japanese women to ride on narrow streets and sidewalks.
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