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Forum: Electric Bikes 06-06-14, 01:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,404
Posted By Rudz
1500w leaf motor conversion questions

I found the kit online and was interested. I live in a high wind area and riding uphill into headwind is no fun.

Can I use a 48v 20ah ping battery or similar with black.

I noticed the...
Forum: Commuting 06-01-14, 03:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,983
Posted By Rudz
On my nashbar panniers I replaced the hook that...

On my nashbar panniers I replaced the hook that connects the bottom of the rack with a carabiner clip on both sides, and I added bigger carabiner clips to the front of each bag, to secure it to the...
Forum: Commuting 05-27-14, 11:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,983
Posted By Rudz
I have the ones linked in the first post and mine...

I have the ones linked in the first post and mine are great. They have survived wind, rain, and several crashes. They are very waterproof.

I pack mine with my work boots, groceries, clothes and...
Forum: Commuting 05-18-14, 10:54 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,265
Posted By Rudz
I never said I would choose a 7.5, personally I...

I never said I would choose a 7.5, personally I wouldn't spend that much on a bike with a flat bar.
Forum: Commuting 05-18-14, 10:37 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,265
Posted By Rudz
You don't think anyone would notice a steel fork...

You don't think anyone would notice a steel fork that weighs a ton more than a carbon one? Look at all the steel on the 7.0, and the components, I guarantee you the 7.5 is faster and a better ride.
Forum: Commuting 05-18-14, 10:17 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,265
Posted By Rudz
At 400usd your going to only get a BD or big box...

At 400usd your going to only get a BD or big box road bike, or one without gears. It will most likely have a steel frame or if your lucky, aluminum.

The components will be entry level. The seat...
Forum: Commuting 05-14-14, 06:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 605
Posted By Rudz
Definitely

Definitely
Forum: Commuting 05-10-14, 10:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 951
Posted By Rudz
Seriously why the hostility? Good job op, ...

Seriously why the hostility?

Good job op, get that bike cleaned up and replace the chain
Forum: Commuting 05-08-14, 04:49 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 6,824
Posted By Rudz
Not a bad idea. Thanks

Not a bad idea. Thanks
Forum: Commuting 05-08-14, 04:32 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 6,824
Posted By Rudz
I carry a pump, two tubes, two tire levers, patch...

I carry a pump, two tubes, two tire levers, patch kit and a Kool Stop tire jack, just in case.

I have been debating replacing the pump with a Co2 system, it would make everything faster.

The...
Forum: Commuting 05-08-14, 04:17 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,646
Posted By Rudz
I generally ignore it. I've had friends tell me...

I generally ignore it. I've had friends tell me they seen me and they honked. Most of my friends know better, so they don't bother.

I've had women ask if I had a girlfriend, tell me I was hot...
Forum: Commuting 05-03-14, 02:30 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,852
Posted By Rudz
Okay, I looked into DE razors before, I guess I...

Okay, I looked into DE razors before, I guess I have to do it again. You guys are a bad influence. Lmfao

Currently looking at razors, blades, brushes and soap.

After the initial investment it...
Forum: Commuting 05-03-14, 10:27 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,315
Posted By Rudz
Congratulations, you have great friends and...

Congratulations, you have great friends and family. Beautiful bicycle as well.
Forum: Commuting 04-30-14, 05:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,795
Posted By Rudz
I have a magicshine clone and diffuser lens, ...

I have a magicshine clone and diffuser lens, plus I got the bigger battery. I also run the cygolite hotshot on the rear. Both are rechargeable and they have survived commuting. Other lights with...
Forum: Commuting 04-30-14, 05:49 PM
Replies: 3,798
Views: 124,244
Posted By Rudz
90s and 35mph windstorm I rode, walked and took...

90s and 35mph windstorm I rode, walked and took the bus. I could barely walk the freaking bike without being blown over
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-26-14, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 338
Posted By Rudz
The original fork and stem are chromoly and...

The original fork and stem are chromoly and heavy. I want the smoother ride of a carbon fork and lighter weight.

I carry my bike a lot, so the lighter the better.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-26-14, 04:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 338
Posted By Rudz
Fork dilemma

So I've decided I want to swap out the chromoly fork and stem on my bike, I have a tapered headtube. A 1 1/4 headtube.

So my fork options aren't as broad. I found a nice tapered 3t fork in eBay...
Forum: Commuting 04-26-14, 10:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 408
Posted By Rudz
Fork dilemma

So I've decided I want to swap out the chromoly fork and stem on my bike, I have a tapered headtube. A 1 1/4 headtube.

So my fork options aren't as broad. I found a nice tapered 3t fork in eBay...
Forum: Commuting 04-25-14, 09:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,885
Posted By Rudz
California doesn't have any 3 foot law, so I...

California doesn't have any 3 foot law, so I guess we're on our own.
Forum: Commuting 04-24-14, 10:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,347
Posted By Rudz
I so want a pair of those

I so want a pair of those
Forum: Commuting 04-24-14, 08:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,347
Posted By Rudz
I wear my jeans from work, pant leg rolled up,...

I wear my jeans from work, pant leg rolled up, spd shoes, t shirt with tank top underneath, my helmet and eyeglasses.

I used to be able to wear basketball shorts at work and I loved riding home...
Forum: Commuting 04-24-14, 08:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,088
Posted By Rudz
Pictures?

Pictures?
Forum: Commuting 04-24-14, 08:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,718
Posted By Rudz
I was riding ten miles to and from work, twenty...

I was riding ten miles to and from work, twenty rt. Now I ride ten miles one way, but the ride has more inclines. But I still try to ride like a bat out of hell.

I have a very physically...
Forum: Commuting 04-24-14, 07:59 PM
Replies: 14,491
Views: 8,675,944
Posted By Rudz
My bike floats. Lmfao I was going to cut...

My bike floats. Lmfao

I was going to cut the kickstand lower, I already trimmed it once, but I kind of like it. Easy to change a flat tire.

I use a velcro strap to keep the front wheel from...
Forum: Commuting 04-24-14, 07:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,482
Posted By Rudz
At work I have an onguard u lock and thick on...

At work I have an onguard u lock and thick on guard cable. I just bought pinhead locks for the skewers, headset and seatpost. I run the cable around the frame, through my helmet and saddle and lock...
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