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Forum: General Cycling Discussion 11-13-15, 12:52 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,816
Posted By tigerteeuwen
surly is pretty cool, i think i would like a Long...

surly is pretty cool, i think i would like a Long Haul trucker if i ever got into that type of touring. I like the Idea of the ogre that they make as well. The Classic purple pugsly will never be...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 11-12-15, 10:58 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,611
Posted By tigerteeuwen
thats pretty cool actually, I could see the...

thats pretty cool actually, I could see the potentional target market.

As as far as e-bikes go, I'll get one when I am so old and grey and my legs are what limits me from getting where I want to...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 11-12-15, 10:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 492
Posted By tigerteeuwen
I remember in the early 90's my opa gave me the...

I remember in the early 90's my opa gave me the option to choose a bmx.

my two options were a diamondback or a huffy....

i took the diamondback
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 11-11-15, 07:16 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,969
Posted By tigerteeuwen
About three times in relation to bike commuting, ...

About three times in relation to bike commuting,

once learning to use clips

another taking a corner at speed that had black ice

and the third catching my shorts on my shift lever while...
Forum: Commuting 09-16-15, 04:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,234
Posted By tigerteeuwen
The guy sounded nice, but his job description...

The guy sounded nice, but his job description made me think of someone who recruits.... for multi-level marketing schemes. So be careful of that, but what your saying about keeping your mind open is...
Forum: Commuting 06-11-15, 04:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,278
Posted By tigerteeuwen
These look good, i will have to check it out for...

These look good, i will have to check it out for my cross bike.
Forum: Commuting 06-11-15, 03:36 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,143
Posted By tigerteeuwen
let me clarify actually, a drop bar is better on...

let me clarify actually, a drop bar is better on a bike with geometery that takes advantage of it. i would never ride a dutch bike or a flat bar commuter because of the limited body positions...
Forum: Commuting 06-11-15, 12:44 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,143
Posted By tigerteeuwen
Drop bars are way better for the variety of hand...

Drop bars are way better for the variety of hand positions, also for fighting headwinds on rides home if need be. Flip your stem if you need to be more upright. perhaps get a 35 degree stem.
Forum: Commuting 06-04-15, 12:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 633
Posted By tigerteeuwen
Good Cyclo-cross commuting tire, not too expensive.

I have a Norco Threshold, I am running continetal cyclo-x-king tires, I love them for the offroad aspect and they do roll fast, though my only problem is i wear out the center knobbies quite fast,...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-06-15, 10:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 537
Posted By tigerteeuwen
sorry what i meant was the axle length on the...

sorry what i meant was the axle length on the bottom bracket, one of the reasons i am so concerned about the square taper and chain line was i have been reading that Raleigh used a different standard...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-05-15, 10:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 537
Posted By tigerteeuwen
question about chainline and bottom bracket BCD on first fixed gear project.

Hey,

So I have started a fixed gear project, after my friend picked me up an old Raleigh road bike, as well as my dad buying me a set of fixed gear wheels for helping him sell his old bike, and...
Forum: Commuting 06-04-14, 05:45 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,347
Posted By tigerteeuwen
This, any of the floor drive pumps from Lezyne...

This, any of the floor drive pumps from Lezyne are amazing! +10000000
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-07-14, 10:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 929
Posted By tigerteeuwen
I think where i am confused is with shimano part...

I think where i am confused is with shimano part numbers,

for instance on the tech doc they list the fc-m430 and the fc-m430-8,

does the 8 in fc-m430-8 stand for the 8 splines on a octalink...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-06-14, 09:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 929
Posted By tigerteeuwen
help with bottom bracket, want to make sure on purchase.

Hello All,

I need your help. I am helping a friend out with a new crankset, I need a one compatible with a 9 speed so i decide on the Shimano FC-M430 his bottom bracket shell is 68mm and i just...
Forum: Commuting 04-08-14, 11:53 AM
Replies: 3,798
Views: 124,156
Posted By tigerteeuwen
Pumped the tires up to 80 psi, rolled out nice...

Pumped the tires up to 80 psi, rolled out nice weather! super stoked ride.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 03-30-14, 09:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 650
Posted By tigerteeuwen
maybe his phone has cataracts?

maybe his phone has cataracts?
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 03-30-14, 09:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 650
Posted By tigerteeuwen
like the first poster said, for your last bottom...

like the first poster said, for your last bottom bracket you will need....

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y22/BryanSeven/IMG_20140330_091918_zpsf130e0cb.jpg
...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 03-28-14, 11:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By tigerteeuwen
Okay, so before i was just trying it on the back,...

Okay, so before i was just trying it on the back, but i went ahead and gave it another go with the front using that video, removed the caliper, compressed the pistons, bled the system, and it worked....
Forum: Commuting 03-28-14, 09:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,213
Posted By tigerteeuwen
well, i had a look at this today and i decided it...

well, i had a look at this today and i decided it was too tall, and didn't look nice.

so i modified it! much happier with it now!
...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 03-28-14, 09:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By tigerteeuwen
Trouble getting bleed, pressure on brakes, thinking they are shot.

Hello, everyone.

need some advice, recently got a used kona with hayes brakes. after waiting a while i finally ordered a bleed kit for my brakes and attempted to do that tonight, i followed it...
Forum: Commuting 03-26-14, 06:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 702
Posted By tigerteeuwen
I think shinamo makes a few sandals that are spd...

I think shinamo makes a few sandals that are spd compatible.
Forum: Commuting 03-26-14, 05:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,175
Posted By tigerteeuwen
I like this comic too, pretty much sums up...

I like this comic too, pretty much sums up commuting last year for me..... lol

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y22/BryanSeven/yehuda-709408_zpseccf9f3f.jpg
Forum: Commuting 03-26-14, 05:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,213
Posted By tigerteeuwen
a simple pallet bike rack that i made at work.

Lunch time at work, no where to go. I walk past a pallet and suddenly get a bright idea. I was tired of having my bikes leaning against each other, and leaning against the wall....
Forum: Commuting 03-25-14, 10:08 AM
Replies: 3,798
Views: 124,156
Posted By tigerteeuwen
Too cold still, my downfall is that i bought a...

Too cold still, my downfall is that i bought a vented clip shoe... can see my feet just freezing over on my way to work. Wish I did ride to work today, annoying tailgaters on the way to work! ah i...
Forum: Commuting 03-25-14, 09:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,152
Posted By tigerteeuwen
Not sure what your planning on doing for packing,...

Not sure what your planning on doing for packing, aka a backpack or panniers.

panniers really help though keep cool, keeps the pack off your back, or if you want to stay with a backpack there is...
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