Cycling and bicycle discussion forums. 
   Click here to join our community Log in to access your Control Panel  


Go Back   >

Showing results 1 to 25 of 103
Search took 0.06 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: salek
Forum: Utility Cycling 05-08-16, 11:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,266
Posted By salek
My "baby" is about to have a baby so I don't need...

My "baby" is about to have a baby so I don't need this. YET. Soon, I'll be bringing out the trailer for my first grandkid. (I'm that old???) However, WOW!!! This is beautiful. Nice work. I was...
Forum: Utility Cycling 05-08-16, 10:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,150
Posted By salek
There is a companty called "Container Store". I...

There is a companty called "Container Store". I buy bins, boxes and stuff from ours regularly. The key thing is that with a selection of, well, just containers, you will probably find something...
Forum: Utility Cycling 11-08-15, 04:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,626
Posted By salek
The Surly LHDT is the bicycle that I envisioned...

The Surly LHDT is the bicycle that I envisioned to be the replacement for my flagship long ride touring bicycle. I have not ridden one. However, it is still the bicycle that I imagineered for a...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 09-10-15, 12:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,145
Posted By salek
I was running two Cateye EL650s on a T-bar aimed...

I was running two Cateye EL650s on a T-bar aimed "well out" but still capable of lighting gravel/obstacles. Two on the handle bar with one relatively close and the other in the mid-range. Four...
Forum: Utility Cycling 09-01-15, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 599
Posted By salek
We have the same problem. I noticed that the...

We have the same problem. I noticed that the sidewalls on our tires appear to be closer to natural rubber. They don't have the black of carbon black. I believe that it is the rubber itself dying...
Forum: Utility Cycling 09-01-15, 06:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,470
Posted By salek
With both of our children, each was in the...

With both of our children, each was in the Winchester until big enough to ride a trailerbike. The firstborn then became a stoker helping to pull the secondborn.
The Winchester was VERY lit up...
Forum: Utility Cycling 09-01-15, 06:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,882
Posted By salek
I would fill the lake with tears over the...

I would fill the lake with tears over the apparent demise of the Avocet Cross K series. My all time favorite tire for both of my non-sport bikes. I once had them on the Grand Touring and MTB. ...
Forum: Utility Cycling 09-01-15, 06:15 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,557
Posted By salek
For years, I used a set of 1984 Cannondale...

For years, I used a set of 1984 Cannondale Frannies and Overlands with a Blackburn rack. After adding a Winchester trailer, I weighed one trip and found that I was bringing home 85 pounds on the...
Forum: Utility Cycling 03-15-15, 07:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,134
Posted By salek
I submit for your consideration that the trailer...

I submit for your consideration that the trailer itself needs to have light mounts and probably side and rear reflectors. You would not want somebody to see you bike past and drive through your...
Forum: Utility Cycling 01-31-15, 07:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,822
Posted By salek
All of this is pointed to the front loader. I...

All of this is pointed to the front loader. I will break the thread slightly by commenting that the Big Dummy handles a good sized load quite well. My kids are in college so I'm not pumping them...
Forum: Utility Cycling 12-28-14, 09:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 958
Posted By salek
I don't consider that foldy thingie good for...

I don't consider that foldy thingie good for anything but car2building. Flat surface only, concrete, linoleum, etc. Light cargo. Walking speed. Utterly worthless in the back yard. Pretty much...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 10-29-14, 02:30 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,203
Posted By salek
I would like a helmet cam that would split...

I would like a helmet cam that would split between what my eyes see forward, and the rear view mirror sees backwards.
As to electronic footpads, something that would broadcast "It's behind you. ...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 10-29-14, 02:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,087
Posted By salek
I run the Blackburn Mars (two) for rear for both...

I run the Blackburn Mars (two) for rear for both daytime and night time riding. My daytime running light is a Blackburn 3.3. For night riding, I use four Cateye EL650s.
However, I'm running into...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 10-29-14, 02:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,162
Posted By salek
I have considered going to the used electronics...

I have considered going to the used electronics store and getting a couple of used, out of date phones. I only want the camera function so out of date and obsolete for phone use does not matter.
Forum: Utility Cycling 10-29-14, 10:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,076
Posted By salek
I originally had all three of my bikes set up...

I originally had all three of my bikes set up with two handlebar mounted Cateye EL650 lights, and two more on a "T mount". They were my "headlights". A Blackburn 3.3 facing dead forward flashing...
Forum: Utility Cycling 10-29-14, 09:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,391
Posted By salek
I'm hoping to start work on my own flatbed...

I'm hoping to start work on my own flatbed sometime during 2015. Trying to design in my head at the moment. I want 26" wheels to have one tire/tube standard for the whole house. Low on my...
Forum: Utility Cycling 10-29-14, 09:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,103
Posted By salek
We don't appear to have any surviving pictures,...

We don't appear to have any surviving pictures, but we did this for years. Erin would help tow Errol. When Erin graduated to a separate bicycle, Errol would help tow groceries. I think that the...
Forum: Utility Cycling 09-21-14, 04:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,835
Posted By salek
Since the thread is determined to be specific to...

Since the thread is determined to be specific to a high, central load, I think that it may be fairly safe to say that there is not a good answer. Anybody can state that a high center of gravity is...
Forum: Utility Cycling 09-21-14, 02:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,153
Posted By salek
About 1989, my Karmann Ghia (1900 pounds)...

About 1989, my Karmann Ghia (1900 pounds) developed a problem literally a block from home. It is easy to push around on level ground. I got a "driver" and my Touring bicycle (19 chain inch low). I...
Forum: Utility Cycling 08-05-14, 04:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,835
Posted By salek
good with front loads

397596In 1984, I bought Takara's #2 (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) Grand Touring bicycle. Back then, outside of toys, you had two types of bicycles, sport/race...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 07-13-14, 11:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,717
Posted By salek
I bought my first Third Eye back in 1984. SOLD. ...

I bought my first Third Eye back in 1984. SOLD. That was a glasses model. Today, the whole family runs the helmet model. By turning your head, there is no blind spot. You can always track...
Forum: Utility Cycling 07-09-14, 06:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,847
Posted By salek
Cycling? For crying out loud, wear proper...

Cycling? For crying out loud, wear proper cycling shorts and underwear is a moot point. Now, off the bike, bamboo is also anti-bacterial as well as wool. When I commute, cycling shorts. When I...
Forum: Utility Cycling 07-09-14, 06:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,009
Posted By salek
I swear by Mr. Tuffy. They are in every bike at...

I swear by Mr. Tuffy. They are in every bike at this house. Ok, sidewalls are still at risk. But, the main tread area is heavily armored. Worth every penny.
Forum: Utility Cycling 07-03-14, 09:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,828
Posted By salek
Not being very strong, even when doing good...

Not being very strong, even when doing good training mileage, for me low end is everything. I would pretty much echo turbo1889. Light, I'm middle mostly and some upper if at speed downhill. Heavy,...
Forum: Utility Cycling 07-03-14, 09:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,530
Posted By salek
Good thinking and good use of available...

Good thinking and good use of available equipment. I used to work for a computer company with a single story, but wide campus. They put Razor brand scooters at various stations to get around...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 103

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 02:43 AM.