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Forum: Folding Bikes 11-16-14, 06:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,049
Posted By geo8rge
CarryAll Trike Tricycle Review.

I saw some open threads from years past that were unanswered, so I am writing a brief review based on fairly limited use by my mother while she was alive and myself.

My mother had a stroke so I...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 12-01-12, 04:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 464
Posted By geo8rge
Riding a Deer on a Bike

http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=f0c_1354384710#comment_page=2

The long version: http://www.youtube.com/user/jsnasselin

One explanation is apparently in some locations you are not allowed to hunt...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 12-01-12, 03:28 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,659
Posted By geo8rge
The late great Sheldon Brown wrote the last word...

The late great Sheldon Brown wrote the last word on chain maintenance: http://sheldonbrown.com/chainclean.html

As for me, why don't you just let the chain rust and then buy a new one. Most...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 12-01-12, 03:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,003
Posted By geo8rge
big bicycle manufacturer that happens to be about...

big bicycle manufacturer that happens to be about 20 minutes from my house. - Talk to them ask them what you should do. Why don't you ty to work for them as a lwayer?

good starting point. - If...
Forum: Utility Cycling 11-09-12, 09:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 926
Posted By geo8rge
Military Bike Bags

Military Bike Bags
http://www.bikehacks.com/bikehacks/2012/11/military-bike-bags.html
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 10-25-12, 08:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 608
Posted By geo8rge
How “Safety” Requirements Make Your Car Less Actually Safe

Although about cars, the article is mostly about how higher impact safety standards cause smaller and more poorly placed windows reducing visibility. The dangers to bicyclists posed by "back-up"...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 09-24-12, 04:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 541
Posted By geo8rge
Search on [chicago bike coop] or similar for...

Search on [chicago bike coop] or similar for people that might help you.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 09-24-12, 11:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 249
Posted By geo8rge
Skyride from Scott Olson of Rollerblade fame

Scott Olson seems to have a new creation. A pedal powered monorail looking thing. I wish him luck.

Website:
http://scottolson.com/skybike.shtml

News with video:...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-07-12, 10:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 241
Posted By geo8rge
TechShop manufacturing coop

Tom Walsh: Tinkering haven opens in Allen Park
http://www.freep.com/article/20120505/COL06/205050328/With-video-Tom-Walsh-Tinkering-haven-opens-in-Allen-Park

http://www.techshop.ws/
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-07-12, 09:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,807
Posted By geo8rge
Yes but but then you would need a new type of...

Yes but but then you would need a new type of derailer for the more precise shifting needs. I think what you suggest may be what is done in internally geared hubs, where they are able to better...
Forum: Northeast 05-07-12, 09:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 459
Posted By geo8rge
TechShop Brooklyn needs founding members

Homepage:
http://www.techshop.ws/

Interested In Becoming a Founding Member of TechShop Brooklyn?
http://techshop.ws/ts_ny.html

Tom Walsh: Tinkering haven opens in Allen Park...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 04-15-12, 12:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 490
Posted By geo8rge
score.org Make sure you talk to local...

score.org

Make sure you talk to local lawyers, insurance agents, and other business people first.

Consider a non profit organization like a bicycle co-op, which can pay you a salary equal or...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 04-01-12, 02:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,169
Posted By geo8rge
Does the craigslist ad have enough info in it for...

Does the craigslist ad have enough info in it for the owner to find their stolen bike with a text search. Are there clear pics that the previous owner could use to identify it. A stolen bike would...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 04-01-12, 10:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 598
Posted By geo8rge
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Wheels_of_Chance

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Wheels_of_Chance
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 04-01-12, 09:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 726
Posted By geo8rge
Back in the day you used to mount a map on your...

Back in the day you used to mount a map on your handlebars on a kind of lectern. Search on things like bicycle map mount, bicycle map holder, bicycle map case. Some store the map in a weather proof...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 03-28-12, 09:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,616
Posted By geo8rge
You want a steel frame, which should reduce the...

You want a steel frame, which should reduce the price of the bike. You should find a good LBS and talk to the people there.

I have not seen any steel wheel rims, but if they still exist you...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 03-27-12, 08:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 598
Posted By geo8rge
GPS tracker recovers stolen property

Not specifically about bicycles, and the GPS used is not mentioned, but it does prove GPS trackers can recover stolen property, so it could work for a bicycle.

GPS tracking device leads police...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 03-27-12, 08:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 610
Posted By geo8rge
I was able to check a bike into luggage. I had...

I was able to check a bike into luggage. I had no other luggage checked. My bike was a Strida wrapped in canvas.
Forum: Northeast 03-27-12, 08:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 462
Posted By geo8rge
I was able to check a bike into luggage. I had...

I was able to check a bike into luggage. I had no other luggage checked.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 03-23-12, 05:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 610
Posted By geo8rge
Trailways (bus) charging $20 to store bike in luggage.

This increases the fair 50% for me.

Trailways charging $20 to store bike in luggage.

2) Bicycles may not exceed 8 x 32 x 60 inches, and must be securely fastened and wrapped in a box, canvas...
Forum: Northeast 03-23-12, 05:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 462
Posted By geo8rge
Trailways charging $20 to store bike in luggage.

2) Bicycles may not exceed 8 x 32 x 60 inches, and must be securely fastened and wrapped in a box, canvas or other substantial material, so that, if the bike is stored with luggage, there will be no...
Forum: Northeast 03-23-12, 01:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,094
Posted By geo8rge
I didn't ride from Newark last year. Before that...

I didn't ride from Newark last year. Before that I did not have any problems. You might to an internet search for crime and accident info. Remember the streets usually run parallel, so if you do...
Forum: Northeast 03-11-12, 06:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,094
Posted By geo8rge
think is actually route 35 which doesnt have any...

think is actually route 35 which doesnt have any shoulder - Usually there are parallel roads in the developments along 35. From South Amboy south you do not need to ride on 35 except for a stretch...
Forum: Northeast 03-09-12, 02:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,094
Posted By geo8rge
Search on Henry+Hudson for the bike path from...

Search on Henry+Hudson for the bike path from Matawan (NJT stop) to Atlantic Highlands and then the Jersey shore to Long Branch. You might prefer the seastreak ferry from Manhattan to Atlantic...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 03-08-12, 09:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 902
Posted By geo8rge
Spoke length calculators assume the spokes to not...

Spoke length calculators assume the spokes to not get longer when tensioned. The last time I built a wheel I used the stores suggested lengths as they guaranteed it would all fit together, so ask...
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