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12-01-17, 12:24 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 16,655
Posted By FunkyStickman

Just wanted to chime in... my Sanyo H27 is still...

Just wanted to chime in... my Sanyo H27 is still working fine, 7 years in. Rain or shine, no problems to speak of. Probably have 7,000 miles on it or so. Never had to touch it.

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For what...
08-23-16, 02:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 771
Posted By FunkyStickman

Chombi: Looks like it's made in Germany. I may...

Chombi: Looks like it's made in Germany. I may give it a shot and see how it goes. Only $35 shipped.

John: I ended up rotating the bars a bit, and moving the brake hoods down. They're shaped...
08-23-16, 06:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 771
Posted By FunkyStickman

Update: I finally got the extra CLB brake levers...

Update: I finally got the extra CLB brake levers in, and robbed the clamps off of them. Then I finished the brakes. The threads on the front caliper bolt are partially stripped... I may have to...
08-17-16, 09:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 771
Posted By FunkyStickman

Yes, and I didn't torque it much, either. Got a...

Yes, and I didn't torque it much, either. Got a generic M6 stainless bolt from the hardware store, looks original.
Forum: Commuting
08-17-16, 12:44 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,130
Posted By FunkyStickman

Good advice all around here. I've been commuting...

Good advice all around here. I've been commuting in south Louisiana for several years, and here's a few tips I can add:

Cold water on your face. This triggers the Mammalian Diving Reflex...
08-17-16, 12:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 892
Posted By FunkyStickman

A few options here... you can get a Tiagra hub,...

A few options here... you can get a Tiagra hub, respace it for 126mm and rebuild a wheel. I've done this. You can also get a 7-speed freehub body for it, which gives you another ~2mm of offset. I've...
08-16-16, 01:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 771
Posted By FunkyStickman

Rebuilding an '82 Peugeot Centennial

This is the build thread for the bike I got from The Thin Man. It's not finished yet, there have been setbacks, but overall, it's going well (though slower than I'd like).

The bike as I bought it:...
07-07-16, 09:48 AM
Replies: 900
Views: 58,589
Posted By FunkyStickman

Bought an '82 Peugeot frameset and parts from ...

Bought an '82 Peugeot frameset and parts from The Thin Man, and he did a fantastic job packing and shipping the bike. Quick delivery, arrived as described, and was willing to work with me. Highly...
Forum: Commuting
06-27-16, 12:56 PM
Replies: 3,369
Views: 122,457
Posted By FunkyStickman

Passed 2 other cyclists this morning on my way to...

Passed 2 other cyclists this morning on my way to work... I think this may be a first! One older guy on a hybrid, with a hi-viz vest, and a young guy on a MTB (shirtless, at that) who was weaving...
Forum: Commuting
06-17-16, 07:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,337
Posted By FunkyStickman

I had them for a while, I like them. I had the...

I had them for a while, I like them. I had the Nashbar ones.
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-31-16, 02:01 PM
Forum: Southeast
05-31-16, 01:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 588
Posted By FunkyStickman

Been a while, nobody answered? Hm. The only...

Been a while, nobody answered? Hm.

The only major shop in N.O. I've been impressed with is Bicycle World in Jefferson. There's a handful of others around... though it's been a few years since I...
Forum: Commuting
05-31-16, 01:45 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,857
Posted By FunkyStickman

Surly LHT with dynohub, rack, and lights: right...

Surly LHT with dynohub, rack, and lights: right at 30 pounds. Loaded for work, it's around 50.
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Forum: Folding Bikes
05-31-16, 01:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,172
Posted By FunkyStickman

Sorry for posting in the old thread. FYI, the...

Sorry for posting in the old thread. FYI, the XRF-8 uses a different kind of cog than all other IGH's. Nobody makes a Gates cog for it yet.

I'm currently looking at having a sheetmetal adapter...
Forum: Commuting
07-31-15, 11:12 AM
Replies: 3,375
Views: 153,930
Posted By FunkyStickman

Today was the ninth day in a row I rode to work. ...

Today was the ninth day in a row I rode to work.

That's a new record for me.
Forum: Commuting
07-23-15, 11:39 AM
Replies: 3,375
Views: 153,930
Posted By FunkyStickman

'Sup? Yeah, it's been exactly 4 years, I was back...

'Sup? Yeah, it's been exactly 4 years, I was back on the DF at about 6 months after. No residual issues at all, I have recovered 100% mobility. It took me about a year to overcome the mental block,...
Forum: Commuting
07-22-15, 05:40 AM
Replies: 3,375
Views: 153,930
Posted By FunkyStickman

Muggy. I wish I had a good pair of fog-proof...

Muggy. I wish I had a good pair of fog-proof glasses. I'm practicing my spin, have been making good time.
Forum: Commuting
07-21-15, 05:29 AM
Replies: 3,375
Views: 153,930
Posted By FunkyStickman

I haven't posted in this thread in like.... maybe...

I haven't posted in this thread in like.... maybe 2 years? 3?

I'm back commuting, as of a couple of months ago. All you new folks, welcome!

Ride in was muggy, but no wind. I pushed it, felt...
Forum: Commuting
07-20-15, 02:15 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,400
Posted By FunkyStickman

Heat index from a couple of weeks ago: 115F ...

Heat index from a couple of weeks ago: 115F
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Forum: Commuting
07-20-15, 02:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,497
Posted By FunkyStickman

I use toe clips. I have an old pair of Sakae...

I use toe clips. I have an old pair of Sakae quill pedals (the look similar to the MKS Sylvans) with Wellgo plastic toe clips and nylon straps. Several thousand miles on them.

I use flat-bottomed...
Forum: Commuting
06-06-13, 06:44 AM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 117,080
Posted By FunkyStickman

I rode Tuesday... was nice. But I forgot my...

I rode Tuesday... was nice. But I forgot my towel.

You should always know where your towel is...
Forum: Commuting
05-21-13, 06:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,267
Posted By FunkyStickman

Joey, you're almost making me want to move back...

Joey, you're almost making me want to move back to N.O.....



Almost!
05-07-13, 05:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,673
Posted By FunkyStickman

2 years ago, an Accord ran a red light at 35mph...

2 years ago, an Accord ran a red light at 35mph and this was the result:

http://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-GyjybutxTrM/UQKduXsZWfI/AAAAAAAADyA/NTWQnt4Iz9k/w300-h498-no/2011-10-29+05.58.22.jpg
Forum: Southeast
05-06-13, 06:29 PM
Replies: 4,812
Views: 372,206
Posted By FunkyStickman

Hey people! Remember me? I did it......

Hey people! Remember me?

I did it... finally did it....

I rode to work again! It's only 17 miles round trip, but was the best 17 miles I've ever ridden.

Hadn't commuted on the bike in...
Forum: Commuting
05-06-13, 06:26 PM
Replies: 1,712
Views: 55,075
Posted By FunkyStickman

For the first time in almost 2 years, I rode to...

For the first time in almost 2 years, I rode to work again.
Was hit by a car in 2011, had full femur replacement. Hadn't ridden to work again since.
UNTIL TODAY!!!!

I AM BACK!

consularrider...
Forum: Southeast
12-01-12, 02:50 PM
Replies: 4,812
Views: 372,206
Posted By FunkyStickman

Went to the dollar store, picked up a couple...

Went to the dollar store, picked up a couple gallons of milk. Was only a few miles each way, but it's the first non-leisure ride since I got hurt last summer.

It was awesome.
Forum: Southeast
11-23-12, 07:55 AM
Replies: 4,812
Views: 372,206
Posted By FunkyStickman

Well, I have a dirty little confession to make......

Well, I have a dirty little confession to make...

I went for a ride Tuesday, and I tried clipless pedals for the first time. Shimano SPD's with Nashbar sandals. Borrowed from a friend.

And I...
Forum: Foo
11-23-12, 07:45 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,632
Posted By FunkyStickman

+1. Nothing wrong with the LTS releases.

+1. Nothing wrong with the LTS releases.
11-12-12, 09:22 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 81,737
Posted By FunkyStickman

I've noticed a lot of VO's parts were made, and...

I've noticed a lot of VO's parts were made, and sold out quickly. Are they not making any more of these? Was it a one-shot manufacturing run? I'd love to get a set of 50.4 cranks, or even the fluted...
10-29-12, 08:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,129
Posted By FunkyStickman

I have some SunRace DT shifters, they're very...

I have some SunRace DT shifters, they're very inexpensive, the indexing seems okay. Going to put some 9sp ones on my bike soon (have 7sp ones on it now).
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-12, 08:36 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,960
Posted By FunkyStickman

When I'm riding with a group and want to try to...

When I'm riding with a group and want to try to keep up with their speed, I wear bike shorts/jerseys. When I'm by myself, I wear whatever works best, sometimes bike shorts, sometimes simple athletic...
10-20-12, 08:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 581
Posted By FunkyStickman

When your body is hungry, it's craving nutrition,...

When your body is hungry, it's craving nutrition, not calories... you have plenty of calories stored up. Feed yourself proper nutrition, and your stomach may get empty, but you won't feel really...
10-20-12, 08:22 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,901
Posted By FunkyStickman

Sounds a lot like Randonneuring... :)

Sounds a lot like Randonneuring... :)
Forum: Southeast
10-20-12, 08:11 PM
Replies: 4,812
Views: 372,206
Posted By FunkyStickman

Glad to see everybody riding! I'll admit, I don't...

Glad to see everybody riding! I'll admit, I don't get out as much as I'd like... but I did today!

Did 24 miles with some friends. One was on a Trek hybrid (that I built and gave to him) and the...
10-20-12, 05:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 564
Posted By FunkyStickman

You are not alone... keep searching!

You are not alone... keep searching!
10-15-12, 07:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,571
Posted By FunkyStickman

You can carry a *lot* of stuff on a LHT, if you...

You can carry a *lot* of stuff on a LHT, if you have the right racks and bags. Weight isn't the issue. If the items are long or bulky, then you will need a longtail or such... but speaking strictly...
10-15-12, 06:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 876
Posted By FunkyStickman

If it's a standard threaded axle, yes, you can do...

If it's a standard threaded axle, yes, you can do it. Should be a standard M10 thread. It would take some work, but it can be done.
10-11-12, 06:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 910
Posted By FunkyStickman

Welcome to the club! (the LHT builders club)

Welcome to the club! (the LHT builders club)
Forum: Commuting
10-09-12, 07:38 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 7,538
Posted By FunkyStickman

I have a Sanyo H27 hub, and I made my own light...

I have a Sanyo H27 hub, and I made my own light housing and used a 12V MR16 track lighting bulb:
http://dx.com/p/mr16-4w-4-led-6500k-360-lumen-light-bulb-white-12v-30208

Works ridiculously well....
Forum: Commuting
10-06-12, 08:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,160
Posted By FunkyStickman

For $50, you should get some cheap tires and some...

For $50, you should get some cheap tires and some Mr. Tuffy liners. Quality flat-resistant tires cost close to $50 each. You won't cry when cheap tires get chewed up by road debris.

I've used...
Forum: Commuting
10-06-12, 08:05 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 7,538
Posted By FunkyStickman

I've got an LED dyno headlight, a 4W LED is about...

I've got an LED dyno headlight, a 4W LED is about equivalent to a 20W halogen in light output. There are ways to do it cheaply, but the off-the-shelf stuff nowadays is really good.
Forum: Southeast
10-06-12, 07:39 PM
Replies: 4,812
Views: 372,206
Posted By FunkyStickman

Did the first half of the MS150 ride today. Rode...

Did the first half of the MS150 ride today. Rode the Trucker, had a great time! I'm definitely not in as good shape as I was pre-accident last year, but I made it. Got lots of training to do before...
10-03-12, 08:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 739
Posted By FunkyStickman

I have a Surly LHT, was riding to work and got...

I have a Surly LHT, was riding to work and got hit by a Honda Accord at 30MPH... my femur broke in 8 pieces, the bike only had a few scratches and a slight (tiny) bend in the fork leg, just enough to...
10-02-12, 07:34 PM
Replies: 3,201
Views: 1,389,325
Posted By FunkyStickman

Much thanks! Yes, that's stainless zip ties...

Much thanks! Yes, that's stainless zip ties holding the clear plexi. The frame was (in a previous life) a Schwinn Point Beach aluminum cruiser. All the silver parts I tinted red with clear red paint....
Forum: Touring
10-01-12, 07:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,556
Posted By FunkyStickman

Beautiful! What fenders are those? Might have to...

Beautiful! What fenders are those? Might have to get a set for my LHT.
10-01-12, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3,201
Views: 1,389,325
Posted By FunkyStickman

Some incredible bikes in this thread... none of...

Some incredible bikes in this thread... none of my bikes really "fit" anywhere. I'll post it up and let you guys decide. This bike sees dirt and gravel, no singletrack where I am. It's aluminum,...
Forum: Commuting
10-01-12, 02:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 354
Posted By FunkyStickman

I think you did fine, man. Good job.

I think you did fine, man. Good job.
Forum: Southeast
09-29-12, 06:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,167
Posted By FunkyStickman

Welcome!

Welcome!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-12, 09:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,415
Posted By FunkyStickman

It's also $100 cheaper than the Garmin. If all...

It's also $100 cheaper than the Garmin. If all you're looking for is data collection, the Stealth 50 looks like it would do the job. I've seen people posting about issues with the Garmin 500, though...
09-28-12, 06:08 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,886
Posted By FunkyStickman

Upgrades... or spare parts!

Upgrades... or spare parts!
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