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07-14-18, 04:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 732
Posted By Semipedersen

I will make myself a tea with my ikettle...

I will make myself a tea with my ikettle https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/920x2000/5667fc86_fb31_4bff_aed9_51a915d551ea_934efd9550f5e513e7c54ebc8817101e45d669b0.png
and look at...
07-14-18, 01:36 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 732
Posted By Semipedersen

i am not here to defend a product that is not...

i am not here to defend a product that is not essential but I bought it and like it. My car is also keyless and I would not buy a new car without the keyless feature.
07-13-18, 02:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 732
Posted By Semipedersen

you have to press the lock to unlock it or open...

you have to press the lock to unlock it or open the app to unlock it.
07-13-18, 02:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 732
Posted By Semipedersen

The battery should last about a year. It is a bit...

The battery should last about a year. It is a bit of a toy but I like it.
07-13-18, 09:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 732
Posted By Semipedersen

Yes, you set up a Morse code click pattern so you...

Yes, you set up a Morse code click pattern so you can open it without your phone.
07-13-18, 09:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 732
Posted By Semipedersen

Noke Bluetooth bike lock

I bought a bluetooth bike lock a few days ago and really like it. You can leave your phone in the pocket and unlock it with a click. When you have not used it for a while you have to open the app on...
05-09-18, 01:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,838
Posted By Semipedersen

The bicycle theft in the Goonies. ...

The bicycle theft in the Goonies.
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=gSQVB9MAB8o
05-08-18, 03:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,408
Posted By Semipedersen

Thule offers a solution called hullavator that is...

Thule offers a solution called hullavator that is designed to put a kayak with ease on your roof. I am just wondering whether there is a similar design for bicycles or if one could even use the...
Replies: 5
Views: 2,471
Posted By Semipedersen

Thanks for the input. I will ask for 150 and...

Thanks for the input. I will ask for 150 and accept 125.
Replies: 5
Views: 2,471
Posted By Semipedersen

Thanks for the quick reply. The bike is in...

Thanks for the quick reply. The bike is in Hamburg at a former girlfriends place which is about 800 km away from me so I cannot do any work on it and I doubt she would. She has a guy that is...
Replies: 5
Views: 2,471
Posted By Semipedersen

Value of Cannondale Black Lightning

I have an old Cannondale Black Lightning that I has been standing in storage for 12 years. I would like to sell it without doing any work on it. What would be a fair asking price? I bought it use 15...
04-28-18, 03:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,029
Posted By Semipedersen

Crows foot you guys are great! I will get one...

Crows foot you guys are great! I will get one next week. Never knew that something like that exists. Thanks for the help. I need more tools.
04-28-18, 01:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,029
Posted By Semipedersen

40 Nm without a torque wrench

Hi, another beginner question. I bought the Abus Nutfix wheel locking system today. It says in the instructions that I should tighten it with 40 Nm. I cannot use my torque wrench because of the...
04-23-18, 02:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 444
Posted By Semipedersen

Ok, I will do an oil change this weekend. I just...

Ok, I will do an oil change this weekend. I just asked the question because I thought it was a bit overkill but you guys convinced me. Thanks for the input.
04-23-18, 01:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 444
Posted By Semipedersen

That sounds like a very practical solution....

That sounds like a very practical solution. Unfortunately my ability to analyze oils is limited. Seriously, I asked that question because I do not see why servicing the hub every two years with...
04-23-18, 01:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 444
Posted By Semipedersen

Rohloff oil change yes or no

Hi, I am debating whether I should change the oil in my Rohloff. I did an oil change last year in spring. The bicycle is my weekend good weather bike and I put around 1500 km on it. Rohloff says you...
04-13-18, 02:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,157
Posted By Semipedersen

A herb tea inspired by a very nice gin from...

A herb tea inspired by a very nice gin from Hamburg.
04-11-18, 01:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 648
Posted By Semipedersen

On Saturday I went to 2 builders merchants to get...

On Saturday I went to 2 builders merchants to get the aluminum to bend it myself, but both had it only in 4 mm and 6 mm and I need a 5 mm. Afterwards, I visited 4 bike shops in two countries without...
04-04-18, 11:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 648
Posted By Semipedersen

I just came back from the local bike shop. They...

I just came back from the local bike shop. They did not have a special stay for disk brakes. They suggested to use distancers to let the stay go straight along the brake caliper. I straighten it up...
04-04-18, 07:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 648
Posted By Semipedersen

After posting I also checked the SKS website for...

After posting I also checked the SKS website for the German translation and found some solutions for rotor brakes that might work with my bike. I will check them out later at a bike shop. Life seems...
04-04-18, 06:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 648
Posted By Semipedersen

I wanted to say that I will get a new stay but...

I wanted to say that I will get a new stay but did not know the term. That is the trouble with English as a second language. Actually thinking about it I do not know how to call the stay is called in...
04-04-18, 05:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 648
Posted By Semipedersen

Well spotted. It is bent because of brake caliper...

Well spotted. It is bent because of brake caliper and that is the reason why it is to short. Guess I have to buy a new matal bracket. It is not a big deal but I thought somebody might have an idea...
04-04-18, 04:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 648
Posted By Semipedersen

Yes, the problem is just on oe side. The clip is...

Yes, the problem is just on oe side. The clip is Ok. The metalbar is simply to short or the clip is not long enough to stay in place. I think I need to somehow make one of them longer. Thanks for all...
04-04-18, 04:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 648
Posted By Semipedersen

I am not sure. There is no brand on them and the...

I am not sure. There is no brand on them and the bicycle was custom made from a shop.
04-04-18, 03:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 648
Posted By Semipedersen

Thank you for the fast reply. I tried that but it...

Thank you for the fast reply. I tried that but it is to thick so I used some tape instead but it still does not stay in place.
04-04-18, 03:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 648
Posted By Semipedersen

Fender does not stay in place

Hi,
I have a problem with the metal part that keeps the fender in place. The metal is a bit too short, so it always gets loose and does not stay in the little plastic clip that is supposed to hold...
01-17-18, 04:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,879
Posted By Semipedersen

I am preparing for a bike ride tomorrow. I am...

I am preparing for a bike ride tomorrow. I am just not sure where to put the glas, the ice cubes and the lemon.
Forum: Europe
01-15-18, 03:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,120
Posted By Semipedersen

Hi Jason, very sad to hear that you had to end...

Hi Jason, very sad to hear that you had to end your dream tour because of some idiot thief. However, I am happy to read that you are planning to do such a trip again. A good travel insurance might be...
Forum: Europe
07-15-17, 03:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 986
Posted By Semipedersen

Hi, you can check Chain Reaction Cycles | MTB |...

Hi, you can check Chain Reaction Cycles | MTB | Road | TRI | Run (http://www.chainreactioncycles.com). They have sometimes really good deals.
Forum: Europe
07-09-17, 09:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,313
Posted By Semipedersen

In Swizerland it is no problem. It costs about 19...

In Swizerland it is no problem. It costs about 19 Euro for a day ticket for your bike. However, if your bike is in a bag (even a huge bag) it is free. Not sure about the prices in Germany. You should...
06-29-17, 02:14 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,913
Posted By Semipedersen

has a kickstand but cannot swim.

has a kickstand but cannot swim.
06-26-17, 03:07 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,913
Posted By Semipedersen

In rural Switzerland your bike is very safe. I am...

In rural Switzerland your bike is very safe. I am never really worried to park my bike in the countryside in Switzerland.
06-23-17, 02:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 904
Posted By Semipedersen

Look around in Zürich, London or Berlin. For a...

Look around in Zürich, London or Berlin. For a lot of people the fixie is a must have fashion item. I think it is great when people love to ride a fixed gear but I find it funny when the bike is more...
06-22-17, 05:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 904
Posted By Semipedersen

It has no fixed gear so calling it fixie style...

It has no fixed gear so calling it fixie style seems to be a marketing instrument targeted at hipsters. I have never tried an automatic and find it an interesting concept.
06-22-17, 04:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 904
Posted By Semipedersen

Yes, it has the sram in it. I find it funny that...

Yes, it has the sram in it. I find it funny that they describe it as a singlespeed/fixie style bike.
06-22-17, 02:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 904
Posted By Semipedersen

I find this ad funny

It says it is a bike with a two gear automatic but the style is single gear/fixie.
06-22-17, 06:15 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 11,027
Posted By Semipedersen

I bought new 26 inch tires and tried to put them...

I bought new 26 inch tires and tried to put them on a wheel. It took me a while till I realized that the wheel was 28 inches.
06-21-17, 03:24 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,921
Posted By Semipedersen

I learned what rolling coal is.

I learned what rolling coal is.
06-17-17, 03:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,913
Posted By Semipedersen

I use a cheap cable lock when I park the bike...

I use a cheap cable lock when I park the bike somewhere where I can see it and an Abus Bordo 6500 when I park the bike out of sight. I live in a low crime are (I do not think there is a high crime...
06-15-17, 06:23 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,569
Posted By Semipedersen

Ikea has an interesting bike called Sladda with...

Ikea has an interesting bike called Sladda with a belt drive and a 2 gear automatic. I have not tried it but I have seen a favorable review. SLADDA Bicycle - 26 " - IKEA...
06-12-17, 07:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 496
Posted By Semipedersen

I think there are a number of ways to help. Pay...

I think there are a number of ways to help.
Pay for a bike yourself.
Ask your friends for a donation of unused items and do a yard sale to get the money for a bike.
Create a gofundme campaign....
06-10-17, 06:14 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,379
Posted By Semipedersen

You are right about the negative aspects in the...

You are right about the negative aspects in the production process. However, I will give you my view on sustainability. I buy a couple of t-shirts for biking and I will wear them for years. I even...
06-10-17, 06:03 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,379
Posted By Semipedersen

You are right.

You are right.
06-09-17, 08:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,082
Posted By Semipedersen

Chainreactions has some good deals from time to...

Chainreactions has some good deals from time to time. Colnago A1-R 105 Cyclo Cross Bike 2017 | Chain Reaction Cycles...
06-07-17, 05:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,373
Posted By Semipedersen

What about an uber like help from hobby bicycle...

What about an uber like help from hobby bicycle mechanics. I guess it could work in certain areas. Just a random thought.
06-07-17, 04:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,373
Posted By Semipedersen

I think the idea is interesting but one thing to...

I think the idea is interesting but one thing to consider is how many people cannot even do a simple bike repair.
06-07-17, 04:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,373
Posted By Semipedersen

I think self service farm shops could offer them...

I think self service farm shops could offer them but it would not be to make money it would be more like a service to bikers
06-07-17, 04:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,373
Posted By Semipedersen

I have seen bicycle parts vending machines in...

I have seen bicycle parts vending machines in Austria close to lake Constance which is a popular cycling area. I will make a pic next time I am around.
06-07-17, 10:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 576
Posted By Semipedersen

I read somewhere that a Pedersen bicylcle is very...

I read somewhere that a Pedersen bicylcle is very good for people with back problems. You sit very straight and the saddle gives you a soft ride. Here is a link to a video on youtube:...
06-05-17, 03:10 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,032
Posted By Semipedersen

Swans and Kea birds are pure evil.

Swans and Kea birds are pure evil.
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