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12-20-18, 02:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 742
Posted By NABRXX

What I mean is...the first time it happened the...

What I mean is...the first time it happened the axle came all the way out and it unscrewed the lock-nut keeping the cassette on the wheel. Turned into a mess that I had to repair on the spot. I check...
12-20-18, 02:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 742
Posted By NABRXX

Thanks all--Ill investigate all---:)

Thanks all--Ill investigate all---:)
12-18-18, 04:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 742
Posted By NABRXX

Rear Thru axle loosening up---WTF?

Yeah I know its not the end of the world to have to tighten your thru axle every 50 miles or so, but once I forgot it cocked the wheel and unscrewed the nut holding my cassette on the wheel...so I...
10-19-18, 11:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,072
Posted By NABRXX

I purchased a Raleigh Lore in July of 2018--I...

I purchased a Raleigh Lore in July of 2018--I currently have 2500 commuting miles on it--Its a great bike. Buy one, you wont be disappointed.
10-16-18, 04:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,029
Posted By NABRXX

For the past 10 years or so I've been commuting...

For the past 10 years or so I've been commuting 35 miles round trip to work at least 3 days a week. My knees started to bother me with all of the stop and go city riding. I purchased a Raleigh Lore...
08-21-18, 04:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 711
Posted By NABRXX

Take a look at the Raleigh Lore...I put 2000...

Take a look at the Raleigh Lore...I put 2000 miles on mine--it is a blast to ride
08-20-18, 12:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,515
Posted By NABRXX

Try a Raleigh Lore...its a bosch mid drive. I get...

Try a Raleigh Lore...its a bosch mid drive. I get 25 miles on 'turbo' mode--the highest boost level. The bike is blast to ride and still feels like a bike--40 miles on lower levels of boost depending...
08-08-18, 07:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,238
Posted By NABRXX

Thanks for everyones insights. I've watched a...

Thanks for everyones insights. I've watched a ****-ton of youtube videos and to be honest, I'm a bit embarrassed that I haven't gone tube-less years ago. I guess I just got set in my ways. I felt...
08-08-18, 04:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,238
Posted By NABRXX

I'm going to go tubeless and try it out. The...

I'm going to go tubeless and try it out. The problem I had changing the scwalbe super moto x was that after fight the tire and getting it on...I always pinched the tube. If I set up[ to go tube less...
08-07-18, 09:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,238
Posted By NABRXX

I'm considering a tubeless set up. This way Ill...

I'm considering a tubeless set up. This way Ill have a spare wheelset all ready to go in case I get to the garage and there's a flat tire waiting for me. Most of my miles are on NYC streets and bike...
08-07-18, 12:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,238
Posted By NABRXX

Why doesn't a manufacturer build an e-bike...

Why doesn't a manufacturer build an e-bike specific tire set up that performs similarly to a motorcycle tire regarding flats? They as positing these things as commuter game changers. I can't see...
06-25-18, 01:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,000
Posted By NABRXX

My commute is 18 miles each way. I/d been doing...

My commute is 18 miles each way. I/d been doing it for about 10 yrs on a regular bike 3 days a week out of 5. I bought a Raleigh Lore with pedal assist and torque sensor. I love it. I've ridden into...
06-05-18, 09:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,238
Posted By NABRXX

Anybody else run their fat tires...

Anybody else run their fat tires over-pressurized? I run about 75 psi and it reduces rolling resistance on the road--so far, no problems.
06-05-18, 09:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,238
Posted By NABRXX

I travel with a full sized floor pump in my...

I travel with a full sized floor pump in my saddle bags, always have since years ago I tried using one of those little pumps that many riders use---I have no patience with them. The CO2 cartridges...
06-04-18, 11:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,238
Posted By NABRXX

Holy Cannoli!! Replacing a fat tire tube

The tire is a 27.5 X 2.80 Schwalbe Super moto X....I caught a nail in it and despite being pretty comfortable changing a regular tire tube (about 15 minutes) this tire took me nearly 1 1/2 hrs to...
05-30-18, 08:51 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,151
Posted By NABRXX

Thumbs up Just bought the Raleigh Lore--I'll never give it up

I'm 55. I got into pedaling while recovering from a motorcycle accident 10 years ago. My commute to work is 35 miles round trip from Westchester into upper Manhattan. My usual commuter is a Surly...
05-30-18, 02:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 906
Posted By NABRXX

I just bought a Raleigh Lore Ei from Propel in Brooklyn NY

Bought this bike after riding a specialized ebike while vacationing in Vermont. This thing rocks! I commute 17.5 miles each way to work and the regular bike was wearing me down (I'm 55)....the ebike...
Forum: Commuting
07-09-14, 10:06 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,945
Posted By NABRXX

I started riding 18 miles each way to work,year...

I started riding 18 miles each way to work,year round, 4 years ago. I ride to work three days a week no matter what. This minimum gives me flexibility on what days I do it...about two years into this...
Forum: Commuting
06-22-14, 10:05 AM
Replies: 1,796
Views: 77,814
Posted By NABRXX

It's getting hot out there!!

It's getting hot out there!!
Forum: Commuting
05-25-14, 05:14 PM
Replies: 1,796
Views: 77,814
Posted By NABRXX

Was busy for a bit, I'm back!

Was busy for a bit, I'm back!
Forum: Commuting
03-18-14, 10:54 PM
Replies: 1,796
Views: 77,814
Posted By NABRXX

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Forum: Commuting
03-11-14, 09:51 PM
Replies: 1,796
Views: 77,814
Posted By NABRXX

it's getting nice out!!

it's getting nice out!!
Forum: Commuting
02-26-14, 04:25 AM
Replies: 1,796
Views: 77,814
Posted By NABRXX

it looks like spring may finally get here after...

it looks like spring may finally get here after all.
Forum: Commuting
02-15-14, 09:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,509
Posted By NABRXX

I ride by Riverdale a few times a week, I come...

I ride by Riverdale a few times a week, I come into manhattan from scarsdale. bronx river road, up gun hill and down to broadway and take broadway into manhattan. You can do a 20 mile commute each...
Forum: Commuting
02-10-14, 03:56 AM
Replies: 1,796
Views: 77,814
Posted By NABRXX

NYC, a tough place to be commuting with a bicycle...

NYC, a tough place to be commuting with a bicycle the last few week....
Forum: Commuting
02-04-14, 12:37 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,798
Posted By NABRXX

362761 "Clear and dry"??? This is my bike...

362761


"Clear and dry"??? This is my bike at about 8am 16 miles out from work and 2 miles from a hot shower
Forum: Commuting
02-03-14, 10:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,567
Posted By NABRXX

No, I use hotronix footwarmers. A bit pricey but...

No, I use hotronix footwarmers. A bit pricey but the reviews are good and I can speak to their comfort at temps far below 30 degree F
Forum: Commuting
02-03-14, 04:31 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 10,244
Posted By NABRXX

I got on the scale with mine, saddlebags and tail...

I got on the scale with mine, saddlebags and tail pack lightly loaded....45lbs. I usually load it more with food, books and whatnot...damn, I didn't think it was THAT heavy.
Forum: Commuting
02-03-14, 04:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,567
Posted By NABRXX

I used to think my commute was 50 miles round...

I used to think my commute was 50 miles round trip...GPS proved me wrong, 18 miles each way. I'd do it at least 3 days a week all year. My only puss out had been when it gets too cold to change a...
Forum: Commuting
02-02-14, 10:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,135
Posted By NABRXX

My commute is 18 miles each way. I have commuted...

My commute is 18 miles each way. I have commuted in temps down to low single digits. What I found out is that I cannot change a flat in those temperatures....I get too numb too fast even using a pump...
Forum: Commuting
01-20-14, 09:39 PM
Replies: 1,796
Views: 77,814
Posted By NABRXX

Supposed to get snowy and cold here in NYC

Supposed to get snowy and cold here in NYC
Forum: Commuting
01-20-14, 04:18 AM
Replies: 1,796
Views: 77,814
Posted By NABRXX

Getting chilly again, loving my new hotronic foot...

Getting chilly again, loving my new hotronic foot warmers!!
Forum: Commuting
01-14-14, 12:58 AM
Replies: 1,796
Views: 77,814
Posted By NABRXX

Okey dokey

Okey dokey
Forum: Commuting
01-13-14, 06:09 PM
Replies: 1,796
Views: 77,814
Posted By NABRXX

How do I post correctly here? In this thread...

How do I post correctly here? In this thread specifically? Cut and paste?
Forum: Commuting
01-13-14, 06:07 PM
Replies: 1,796
Views: 77,814
Posted By NABRXX

87.58

87.58
Forum: Commuting
01-10-14, 07:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 593
Posted By NABRXX

Low temperature danger...

Last week with the temps only at about 20 deg f...I got a flat in the middle of a deserted area of my 18 mile commute...no worries, I went through the business of replacing my tube...very quickly I...
Forum: Commuting
01-10-14, 07:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 942
Posted By NABRXX

5 degrees just a few days ago here in NYC...18...

5 degrees just a few days ago here in NYC...18 mile commute...exhilarating ride!!!
Forum: Commuting
01-08-14, 09:43 PM
Replies: 1,796
Views: 77,814
Posted By NABRXX

I hope this posted right

I hope this posted right
Forum: Commuting
01-05-14, 10:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,293
Posted By NABRXX

I just took the dive and bought Hotronic heated...

I just took the dive and bought Hotronic heated inserts. I bought these for my wife while on a ski vacation out in utah a few years ago for her ski boots and she loves them. I had totally forgotten...
Forum: Commuting
01-05-14, 07:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,293
Posted By NABRXX

The latex glove trick.....

Hello all,

I'm pretty sure most of you know the old trick stolen from motorcycle riders with cold hands and gloves that are either wet, or simply not up to the task...the trick being that wearing...
Forum: Commuting
12-25-13, 07:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By NABRXX

Thanks all,

Thanks all,
Forum: Commuting
12-25-13, 10:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By NABRXX

Is there an APP for that?

Like most of you out there I have completed many repairs on my bicycle. While the riding app I use is great for tracking and archiving mileage data and whatnot, I was looking for a repair diary...
10-20-13, 01:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By NABRXX

Sorry folks, been crazy busy and unable to get...

Sorry folks, been crazy busy and unable to get back here with the details. I will have them in a day or so. Thanks for the help so far,

chris
10-17-13, 08:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By NABRXX

I replaced my shimano rear deraileur and had a problem...

I am riding a specialized allez tripl with a tiagra shimano rear deraileur...I purchased a long cage shimano mountain bike deraileur with the idea being that I would pair it with a mountain bike...
10-08-13, 09:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 544
Posted By NABRXX

While. I have already ordered a shimano...

While. I have already ordered a shimano replacement, the shift mate product is a good alternative, Thanks!
10-07-13, 03:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 544
Posted By NABRXX

Oh...THAT'S all....at least there's only ONE...

Oh...THAT'S all....at least there's only ONE problem. :)....thanks for the heads up, you saved me some time and effort. Stay well,
10-06-13, 09:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 544
Posted By NABRXX

Compatibility question regarding SRAM and SHIMANO derailleurs

I have an SRAM X9 mountain bike rear derailleur. I want to install it in place of my SHIMANO tiagra rear derailleur. Should I expect any problems or will it be a clean swap out? I am riding an allez...
Forum: Commuting
08-27-13, 11:48 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,425
Posted By NABRXX

I start to feel crazy...when I'm NOT doing it!!!

I start to feel crazy...when I'm NOT doing it!!!
Forum: Commuting
08-27-13, 04:28 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,224
Posted By NABRXX

I love my atomica!!! Right out of the box!!!

I love my atomica!!! Right out of the box!!!
Forum: Commuting
08-25-13, 10:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,664
Posted By NABRXX

Thanks all, I will be carrying my chain tool and...

Thanks all, I will be carrying my chain tool and spare links. Will also be paying more attention to the drive system in general, sprockets as well as chain cleanliness...and my cassette is a 9...
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