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    They may try to use it as an excuse to stop the...

    They may try to use it as an excuse to stop the purported "criminals" for not having a registered bike...

    Aaron :)
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    We have been walking and using the "trolley"...

    We have been walking and using the "trolley" while in Orlando, FL. The infrastructure for pedestrian and mass transit (such as it is) is overshadowed by the massive autocentric mayhem. Example: Large...
  3. Possibly, also perhaps the owner(s) want to...

    Possibly, also perhaps the owner(s) want to retire, or do something else for a change. Or maybe, like in our case there were health issues involved.

    Aaron :)
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    NC in their infinite wisdom is trying to require...

    NC in their infinite wisdom is trying to require licenses and insurance on mopeds, keep in mind the fact that most people that ride them don't have any sort of operator's license...

    Aaron :)
  5. To make a small fortune in the bike shop business...

    To make a small fortune in the bike shop business you must first start with a very large fortune...

    I would work for someone else first...

    Aaron :)
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    Counter productive and won't pay for itself......

    Counter productive and won't pay for itself... been proven time and time again. But then again you are dealing with politicians...

    Aaron :)
  7. Those are top of the line hubs with a price to...

    Those are top of the line hubs with a price to match, however this is a case of you get what you pay for. I do agree they are all but indestructible. I am getting good service out of the current crop...
  8. Lack of maintenance? I weigh over 200# also,...

    Lack of maintenance?

    I weigh over 200# also, and routinely carry 50# grocery loads. I just swapped out my Nexus 7 for a Nexus 8 because I could and like having one more low gear. I do annual...
  9. I have seen the Reelights and while I like the...

    I have seen the Reelights and while I like the concept I agree they get lost in the background pretty quick. The original SL-100 and the SL-200 are mounted too low for good visibility IMHO.

    One of...
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    I am wondering about that too... I have lived in...

    I am wondering about that too... I have lived in some pretty rural areas, but they all had a local VFD within a reasonable range. My local VFD (and I no longer live in a very rural area) gets credit...
  11. I put studded tires on mine and rode it through...

    I put studded tires on mine and rode it through an Iowa winter... I like the fact the bike is close to the ground and it is easy to get a foot down in a hurry. Deep snow can be an issue.

    Aaron :)
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    I am waiting until Monday before I call someone...

    I am waiting until Monday before I call someone to go get that for me...

    Aaron :)
  13. Thread: Fender Passion

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    I run a wide variety of fenders, including the...

    I run a wide variety of fenders, including the VO. The worst offenders when it comes to rattling are the stock ones on my 1971 Raleigh Sports Standard, but I live on a really rough road so I pretty...
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    Thanks! I guess either the guy's memory is a bit...

    Thanks! I guess either the guy's memory is a bit off or it may have been his brother's bike. He did say they had similar bikes and the brother is a bit younger.

    Aaron :)
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    Scrubbed the grub off the hub. It is a B Type 4....

    Scrubbed the grub off the hub. It is a B Type 4.

    I am buried in getting my son's Giant Melbourne tuned up and off the repair stand so it can make the northbound Amtrak tomorrow morning for Boston....
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    Have to check, it is definitely a Hercules hub. ...

    Have to check, it is definitely a Hercules hub.

    Aaron :)
  17. To each their own... I almost always use a...

    To each their own... I almost always use a handlebar bag, or a front basket. I have worn several out in my 40+ years of riding. I started using them in the 70's and still use them today.

    I am not...
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    Poll: Electronics like everything else are a tool, they...

    Electronics like everything else are a tool, they also need to be used with moderation. When I am out for a ride the phone goes in my handlebar bag. I will check for messages at a rest stop... maybe....
  19. What are you doing to destroy hubs? I have yet to...

    What are you doing to destroy hubs? I have yet to break any IG hub beyond repair (Shimano 333 being the exception). I currently have 4 bikes with IGH that I service that are daily riders, other than...
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    She is not a huge bicycle person. She also knows...

    She is not a huge bicycle person. She also knows she is loved :D... though sometimes she claims I love the dog more than her:rolleyes:

    Aaron :)
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    Poll: For typing on the road I carry a blue tooth...

    For typing on the road I carry a blue tooth keyboard, it isn't full sized, but close enough to work for me. I use a Logitech K810, I currently have it linked to my Android phone and a Nexus 7 tablet....
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    It is... this is a catalog page from 1956. It was...

    It is... this is a catalog page from 1956. It was $83.50 then, that would work out to around $80 in 1951 and over $700 today.

    Is that a sales flyer you have? I hate that the chain guard is...
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    Just added this one to the collection... ...

    Just added this one to the collection...

    1950/51 Shelby Traveler by Hercules, pretty much all there and in decent condition considering it has been sitting in an garage in the Deep South for the...
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    1950/51 Shelby Traveler by Herc...1954

    Wife was at an estate sale today... SCORE! (both the wife:love: and the bike)

    The gentleman it belonged to is 73 years old and got it when he was 10 years old. Been in storage for around 50...
  25. Dyno hub and LED headlights... Fenders are a...

    Dyno hub and LED headlights... Fenders are a requirement for me.

    Aaron :)
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