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Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-06-16, 04:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,369
Posted By ngateguy
Golden arrow rear derailleur

I am restoring my 82 Bianci San Remo and have run into a hitch. Somebody took apart the rear derailleur to steal some parts. I have tried a few shops in my area with no luck. I have been looking on...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 10-08-15, 01:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 564
Posted By ngateguy
Burke-Gilman UW Closure

The BGT will be closing for 9 months through the UW campus. Here is a link showing the detour route and explaining what is going on:

Burke-Gilman Trail Detours | Transportation Services...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 10-05-15, 11:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 703
Posted By ngateguy
I use my steel framed MTB with street tires for...

I use my steel framed MTB with street tires for my commute. Having a front shock helps deal with the street conditions you will find here in Seattle. I agree with checking out Recycled Cycles, they...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 09-04-15, 02:58 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,982
Posted By ngateguy
Back in the 60's when I was a kid we had to...

Back in the 60's when I was a kid we had to register our bikes, it was not uncommon for cities to require it. The reason most cities dropped the program is that it cost more to run the program than...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 08-27-15, 03:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,064
Posted By ngateguy
Spring is another good time to ride the flowers...

Spring is another good time to ride the flowers are out and it is green. Of course I had to delay my annual trip this year until the weekend after Labor Day. It doesn't look good for us this year :(
Forum: Pacific Northwest 03-12-15, 03:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,062
Posted By ngateguy
Tim's Bike in Everett on Broadway is a mechanics...

Tim's Bike in Everett on Broadway is a mechanics shop. Jay does excellent work
Forum: Pacific Northwest 02-02-15, 02:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 573
Posted By ngateguy
Stolen Bike

A freind of mine bike was stolen in White Center. It is how he and his daughter get around. If you have seen it call the King County Sheriffs department
Forum: Commuting 12-12-14, 03:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,343
Posted By ngateguy
+1 for using 2 locks. I use 2 u-locks to lock my...

+1 for using 2 locks. I use 2 u-locks to lock my bike outside my apartment. I use one to lock the front wheel to the frame and the other to lock the rear wheel and frame to a post. Also you want to...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 08-29-14, 01:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 670
Posted By ngateguy
Stolen Bike

We have recovered a stolen bike at my work in Wallingford/Fremont and would like to see if we can find the owner. I have already checked the StolenBikeRegistry with no success. Are any of you or...
Forum: Living Car Free 08-14-14, 12:36 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,595
Posted By ngateguy
Never been an issue for me but maybe the women I...

Never been an issue for me but maybe the women I am attracted to don't care if you have a car or not.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-29-14, 02:59 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 24,040
Posted By ngateguy
In Washington you cannot get a DUI on a bicycle....

In Washington you cannot get a DUI on a bicycle. the police can impound your bike in the name of public safety. But beyond that all the can do is offer you assistance if they think you are too drunk...
Forum: Commuting 03-11-14, 11:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 629
Posted By ngateguy
Revolights

I don't watch the show but I guess this guy was on Shark Tank last week trying to get money to expand his business. Since then I have had a half a dozen people rave about these. I must say it has...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 02-11-14, 05:16 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,183
Posted By ngateguy
I do not want to burst your bubble, but there are...

I do not want to burst your bubble, but there are stoned bikers in every state. Whether it is legal or not.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 10-27-13, 08:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 461
Posted By ngateguy
Great video on Amsterdam

This should be the traffic vision of every major urban area in this country!. My favorite quote was "You are much more closer to humanity when you are on your bike." This is so true! What eles is...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 09-13-13, 02:12 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,226
Posted By ngateguy
I like the 29" because of comfort as well as...

I like the 29" because of comfort as well as speed and they seem to climb the hills better. when ever I have to come to a stop I downshift so that when I take off again it is an easier start. At 6'3"...
Forum: Mountain Biking 09-09-13, 04:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 491
Posted By ngateguy
.. A tip for you little guy starting your...

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A tip for you little guy starting your post " Not to call you and idiot or anything " tends to put people on edge. I must apologize for one thing since I had this poster on both the commuting...
Forum: Mountain Biking 09-09-13, 04:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 491
Posted By ngateguy
Not to call you and idiot or anything maybe you...

Not to call you and idiot or anything maybe you should read all the posts before commenting. This will be the last time I defend myself in this mater. I am very capable and have been using bus bike...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 09-09-13, 03:21 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,024
Posted By ngateguy
That might be the difference I picked mine up in...

That might be the difference I picked mine up in the box. I prefer putting my own bikes together.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 09-09-13, 02:24 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,024
Posted By ngateguy
I would be interested in finding out if this was...

I would be interested in finding out if this was overturned on appeal. Most lawsuits judgements are overturned or the penalty is drastically cut, as with the famous MacDonald coffee lawsuit, once it...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 09-09-13, 02:20 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,024
Posted By ngateguy
I just bought a bike from them and picked it up...

I just bought a bike from them and picked it up Saturday and did not have to sign this kind of waiver. They did hand me a pamphlet about safe riding but no waiver.
Forum: Commuting 09-08-13, 12:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 667
Posted By ngateguy
it is the 29" that is the same as the 700cc the...

it is the 29" that is the same as the 700cc the profile is the height the tire sits off the wheel
Forum: Mountain Biking 09-08-13, 11:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 491
Posted By ngateguy
This got me to thinking and I mounted a couple of...

This got me to thinking and I mounted a couple of my 700cc tires on the 29" rims, problem solved. The wheel set is a good idea, but I do not have any with disc brakes. Like I did with my Fuji 26" I...
Forum: Commuting 09-08-13, 11:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 667
Posted By ngateguy
This was a Community Transit bus with an old rack...

This was a Community Transit bus with an old rack and it was the arms that were not long enough. The driver even said they had issues with the 29" wheels. Since I ride on 4 different bus systems I...
Forum: Commuting 09-08-13, 07:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 667
Posted By ngateguy
I thought of that and even tried the back rack...

I thought of that and even tried the back rack and it wouldn't work and looking at the arm itself I notices it was completely extended. I was at my LBS yesterday to take in my wheels for an 82 Bianch...
Forum: Mountain Biking 09-07-13, 04:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 491
Posted By ngateguy
29" wheels and bus bike racks

I just bought a new Novara 29" steel framed MTB. I was planning on using it for comumting to work as well as off road fun. My commute is a combination of riding and bus. I picked it up from REI this...
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