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04-17-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,903
Posted By rollagain

I want to get back into night riding this summer....

I want to get back into night riding this summer. Used to do it a couple years ago but fell into bad late-night habits. I'm in a good area for it; semi-rural, and everything pretty much quits by...
04-15-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,997
Posted By rollagain

Try this one ... but you have to climb it first. ...

Try this one ... but you have to climb it first.
...
01-24-21, 12:14 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,269
Posted By rollagain

Never saw one IRL, but way back in, I think, the...

Never saw one IRL, but way back in, I think, the late 60s, early 70s, I saw a magazine ad for something called "the Franklin Bicycle" ... it was an upright configuration and had a mostly-conventional...
12-29-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,369
Posted By rollagain

I've been lucky on bicycles, I guess; only ever...

I've been lucky on bicycles, I guess; only ever bothered by clouds of gnats and haven't swallowed any yet. If I think of it I'll take a bandana to put over my face in the future.

I got nailed by a...
11-28-20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,343
Posted By rollagain

Image is everything

Shamelessly stolen from the internet ...
https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/635x856/cyclists_9a94a1ddfe52efeac6c84e8c696195ce4cd8af39.png
11-07-20, 11:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 550
Posted By rollagain

If it's easy for them to come off, they...

If it's easy for them to come off, they will--against your wishes. BTDT.
11-06-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,369
Posted By rollagain

T 19: Brakes only fail when you need them the...

T 19:
Brakes only fail when you need them the most.
11-06-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,369
Posted By rollagain

T 18: Every good downhill has a stop sign at...

T 18:
Every good downhill has a stop sign at the bottom.

Or a blind T-intersection, with or without a guardrail (whichever is worse) between you and a sheer cliff/river/pile of broken rock/swamp.
11-04-20, 11:52 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,327
Posted By rollagain

When I'm driving, I'm always consciously trying...

When I'm driving, I'm always consciously trying to keep a little close to the centerline, watching for cyclists and/or pedestrians.
11-01-20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,361
Posted By rollagain

They appear to all have screw-on caps.

They appear to all have screw-on caps.
11-01-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,361
Posted By rollagain

Here: ...

Here:

https://www.amazon.com/Lab-Wash-Bottles/b?node=393361011
11-01-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,002
Posted By rollagain

My not-a-bike is ugly ... but then, it's not a...

My not-a-bike is ugly ... but then, it's not a bike, so maybe it doesn't qualify.

Anyway, it's ugly in part because I wanted it to be. When I ordered it, there were two colors available, an...
11-01-20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 9,504
Posted By rollagain

This is misleading. The ground speed of a...

This is misleading. The ground speed of a stationary trainer is zero, while force, work, and power are all in full play. The work still moves machinery against a resistive load; the machinery just...
11-01-20, 11:01 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 9,504
Posted By rollagain

That's a Walmart bike! See, the fork's on...

That's a Walmart bike! See, the fork's on backwards!
10-28-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,980
Posted By rollagain

That's probably true, and as well, the plastic...

That's probably true, and as well, the plastic used in those fenders may have been different from what's used today. I don't recall the make of the fenders, but they were metallic silver and they...
10-27-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,980
Posted By rollagain

Back in the 90s I bought a set of plastic fenders...

Back in the 90s I bought a set of plastic fenders to put on a road bike and didn't like the color match. I just grabbed a can of Krylon and sprayed 'em. The result was fine and lasted for as long as...
10-24-20, 09:14 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 11,017
Posted By rollagain

There's another factor about being prepared that...

There's another factor about being prepared that the OP doesn't apprehend, and that's the possibility of being able to help someone else, which is more than enough reward for having lugged all those...
10-24-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,289
Posted By rollagain

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1200x900/100_1725_51d801f0b056a05e8834dd368c3c3a2b98c3b7f3.jpg
This beauty's for sale, btw.
10-24-20, 08:31 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 11,017
Posted By rollagain

I think I was probably about 8 years old when my...

I think I was probably about 8 years old when my big brother taught me how to change out a bike tube and patch it.

TortoiseAvenger, you were never a Boy Scout, were you?
10-20-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 9,504
Posted By rollagain

Here's your ride, preventec47 . Don't stop with...

Here's your ride, preventec47 . Don't stop with the bone-stock version, though; load it up with the thicker tubes, tire sealant, tire liners, chromed-steel fenders, rear baskets, large front basket,...
10-18-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 455
Posted By rollagain

My first thought was 'Montgomery Ward'.

My first thought was 'Montgomery Ward'.
10-18-20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,013
Posted By rollagain

They apply because bicycles are vehicles.

They apply because bicycles are vehicles.
10-16-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,990
Posted By rollagain

Easily removable for theft prevention when parked.

Easily removable for theft prevention when parked.
10-16-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 6,593
Posted By rollagain

You beat me to it.

You beat me to it.
10-10-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,809
Posted By rollagain

Columbus, Ohio, sometime in the late 1990s; I was...

Columbus, Ohio, sometime in the late 1990s; I was living in the Short North ...

I'd gone out for an after-dark ride, headed west on W. Main St. I'd gotten the idea to run out to some big-box...
10-04-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,548
Posted By rollagain

As they say, YMMV, but there are people who...

As they say, YMMV, but there are people who hill-climb on Elliptigos a lot. My local terrain has a lot of steep little hills on it, and I find that using the arm levers on the SS adds considerable...
10-04-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,548
Posted By rollagain

The Elliptigos maneuver as well as a bicycle,...

The Elliptigos maneuver as well as a bicycle, thanks to having a front fork, though the long-stride models require a little more room to turn. Balance is no problem at all.

Another thing I forgot...
10-04-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,548
Posted By rollagain

I have back problems, and riding the Street...

I have back problems, and riding the Street Strider doesn't aggravate my back at all.
10-03-20, 11:42 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,548
Posted By rollagain

I'd recommend the StreetStrider, but get the...

I'd recommend the StreetStrider, but get the 8-speed. It's lighter and 8 gears are enough with these machines. They're throwing in the indoor training stand for free now. It's a truly cheesey item,...
10-03-20, 10:43 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,548
Posted By rollagain

Not true with the StreetStrider; you can carry a...

Not true with the StreetStrider; you can carry a straight line perfectly well on it. I think you mean those things with roller-skate wheels, though. Like this?
...
10-03-20, 09:29 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,548
Posted By rollagain

https://www.elliptigo.com/ You could have...

https://www.elliptigo.com/

You could have done that for yourself. Oh, I think they also have a FB page, too.

I've test-ridden Elliptigos, both the long-stride and short-stride models....
08-28-20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,791
Posted By rollagain

I gave some thought for a while of acquiring a...

I gave some thought for a while of acquiring a Buick hood ornament and putting it on my Day 6 as a head badge.
08-24-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,496
Posted By rollagain

My favorite tail light is the Planet Bike...

My favorite tail light is the Planet Bike Grateful Red. It's got one of the linear C.O.B. LEDs in it, puts out a LOT of light. Large thing, it also has large passive retroreflectors in the lens. Runs...
08-23-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,354
Posted By rollagain

Somebody's bound to jump on me for this, but if...

Somebody's bound to jump on me for this, but if you want to see and photograph the most interesting stuff, get off the bike and walk. Maybe take along some kind of small pack or bag that you don't...
08-22-20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,204
Posted By rollagain

I've long been accustomed to drinking the water...

I've long been accustomed to drinking the water at whatever temperature it's at. A couple hours in the sun will get it warm, but it's never gotten what I'd consider hot.

Even at home I don't care...
07-25-20, 09:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 730
Posted By rollagain

Which one does that? They both have discs.

Which one does that? They both have discs.
07-19-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 863
Posted By rollagain

The Specialized Roll comes in a low-entry model.

The Specialized Roll comes in a low-entry model.
07-18-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 863
Posted By rollagain

https://day6bikes.com/

https://day6bikes.com/
07-16-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,006
Posted By rollagain

This being NOS, you're not likely to get a...

This being NOS, you're not likely to get a replacement, but I'd ask the seller if they'd trade for a similar bike. Nobody needs to lose big in that case; shipments are insured. And, have you...
07-05-20, 12:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,466
Posted By rollagain

Nope. Shoelace loses that one.

Nope. Shoelace loses that one.
07-04-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,224
Posted By rollagain

Wait for Covid to kill off a couple million...

Wait for Covid to kill off a couple million people, then start shopping the estate sales.
07-04-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,466
Posted By rollagain

I think he'd maybe rip the handlebars off. If...

I think he'd maybe rip the handlebars off. If that's the bike you're specifying, I think they're the weakest part of it.

Maybe break the chain.
06-30-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 533
Posted By rollagain

Very clever, but why didn't you just attach the...

Very clever, but why didn't you just attach the bag to your handlebar?
06-25-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,082
Posted By rollagain

First thing I thought when I saw this was, "Won't...

First thing I thought when I saw this was, "Won't that put your wheels out of balance?"
06-24-20, 09:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,082
Posted By rollagain

You could get one of these ... ...

You could get one of these ...

https://cyclingspares.com/bicycle-pump/eyezoff-airbone-zt702-supernova-ultra-compact-bicycle-pump-for-schraderpresta-9-9cm-silver/

It only delivers about a...
Replies: 11
Views: 857
Posted By rollagain

No, I bought it in the box and put it together...

No, I bought it in the box and put it together myself. Next to getting it out of the box, the hardest part of that was installing and adjusting the front brake, a double-pivot caliper; got that...
Replies: 11
Views: 857
Posted By rollagain

Can't say as I disagree. I kept the match-painted...

Can't say as I disagree. I kept the match-painted rack, and that will go with it. I'll leave it as is, though, and after that it's just a matter of the buyer taking off what they don't want. Less...
Replies: 11
Views: 857
Posted By rollagain

N-1--what should I ask for this?

I'm selling my 2015 Simcoe Classic (or Deluxe; there's some confusion), which was NOS from Amazon, bought in April of 2018 for ~$424 plus tax. Simcoe only made two lines, the higher-end was called...
06-20-20, 11:29 PM
Replies: 2,557
Views: 170,197
Posted By rollagain

Six miles, give or take ... I was mostly just...

Six miles, give or take ... I was mostly just testing a new seat, which will be going back to where it came from, and not entirely due to the seat. Bottom line, I'll be performing an N-1 soon.
06-19-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 476
Posted By rollagain

Did it come with instructions?

Did it come with instructions?
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