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09-09-22, 02:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 282
Posted By jdogg111

thank you, very helpful !

thank you, very helpful !
09-08-22, 01:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 282
Posted By jdogg111

Brakes uneven pull

So no matter how much I adjust my in and out screws on each pad, after the first pull of my brake lever, the left pad wants to remain against the wheel, so that when I apply the front brake, I only...
08-26-22, 04:16 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 15,372
Posted By jdogg111

I see an older gentleman everyday on the greenway...

I see an older gentleman everyday on the greenway I use, nice giant e bike. He flies by me. I do grin everytime tho, as he's decked out in full riding gear like a traveling billboard. Whatever it...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-17-22, 08:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 662
Posted By jdogg111

you can get a clamp on from amazon that clamps...

you can get a clamp on from amazon that clamps right on the seat tube itself and works really well. easily removed also just by turning the bolt releasing the clamp.
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-17-22, 08:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 180
Posted By jdogg111

best shifter for my wald 867 bars

hi all , installed my wald 867 handlebars on my zizzo and also put the twist shifter on it, along with the brake lever. however. this only leaves me about 2 inches of handlebar, so i put on front ...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-13-22, 07:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By jdogg111

thanks, nice ride

thanks, nice ride
08-13-22, 02:25 PM
Replies: 7,763
Views: 2,709,864
Posted By jdogg111

where did u get those handlebars, I'm digging on...

where did u get those handlebars, I'm digging on them, thanks
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-13-22, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By jdogg111

Handlebars

Swept back handlebars, what's a good choice for my zizzo? Sort of like the old dahon bars , more rounded than moustache bars. I don't like the flat bar style that's on the bike. Too much forward...
08-06-22, 12:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By jdogg111

definitely grips, amazon has some high quality...

definitely grips, amazon has some high quality lock ons for 10 - 15 bucks, I did the stem and quill replacement also to get the height I wanted, u can adjust the seat post to no spring with Allen...
08-04-22, 04:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,415
Posted By jdogg111

I liked the karvs, 28 s fit on my road bike and...

I liked the karvs, 28 s fit on my road bike and were great for gravel
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-29-22, 11:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 491
Posted By jdogg111

erotic bikes

not an error. lol. erotic design works. anyone here ever heard of these folks. heres a picture of the bike....
07-28-22, 02:54 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,015
Posted By jdogg111

glad you've not reached the age yet where every...

glad you've not reached the age yet where every fart is an adventure !
07-20-22, 02:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 509
Posted By jdogg111

you can reverse the shifters if u have a three...

you can reverse the shifters if u have a three speed on the left but being on flat ground, cheap fix, take front derailleur off and buy a trigger shift to match rear cassette and mount on the...
07-06-22, 02:12 AM
Replies: 1,391
Views: 45,252
Posted By jdogg111

interesting post. Is it a weight difference that...

interesting post. Is it a weight difference that makes your newer bikes faster? Tires? Frame materials? Good post. I'm now wondering if anyone has printed a bike frame, or tried to do so that is...
07-04-22, 11:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 836
Posted By jdogg111

I make my own 1 x by removing which front ring I...

I make my own 1 x by removing which front ring I don't want, using shims on the ring bolts to make up for the thickness difference, remove front derailleur and shifter and you are finished. 20 to 30...
07-04-22, 02:56 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,273
Posted By jdogg111

E bikes

I'm seeing a ton of e bikes on our local greenways lately, and it not just old geezers like me . Lots of folks that look to b in their 40s and even 30s. At a rest stop recently, I asked an older...
06-28-22, 11:38 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,951
Posted By jdogg111

agreed,maybe someone there actually uses those...

agreed,maybe someone there actually uses those fancy curbed sidewalks, like he uses the roads the sidewalks line.
06-28-22, 11:36 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,951
Posted By jdogg111

hell i'm happy going 40 miles in the whole week

hell i'm happy going 40 miles in the whole week
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-23-22, 04:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 783
Posted By jdogg111

when you're finished please post pictures of the...

when you're finished please post pictures of the bike, very interested in seeing it, thanks
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-22-22, 08:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 314
Posted By jdogg111

origami lotus

hi all. just wondering if there are any origami lotus users out there that would want to post a review of the bike, it looks very interesting. thanks
06-20-22, 03:16 PM
Replies: 3,266
Views: 843,447
Posted By jdogg111

Uncut steerer

yea, I talked to a local bike shop, was going to cut it down and use a higher rise stem but he said it was fine like that if I could stand the looks, in fact, the adjustable stem was probably more...
06-18-22, 12:59 PM
Replies: 3,266
Views: 843,447
Posted By jdogg111

trek 1000 converted to comfort bike

gave an old trek new life by losing the drop bars and adding riser bars, wald 867s and a comfortable saddle. still light. but a totally different ride now. also friction shifter for the rear for the...
06-09-22, 11:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 85
Posted By jdogg111

drop bar to flat bar conversion

hi folks. i'm going to be doing a drop bar to a flat bar conversion on either a trek 1000 or an old raleigh grand prix with bar ends. my question is, on the trek, i know that i have to be in the...
06-06-22, 07:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 309
Posted By jdogg111

bar end shifters

hi guys, and ladies. quick question. do bar end shifters require a certain bar inside diameter? i'm looking at an old raleigh grandprix with bar ends, 2 x 5 speed with drop bars and want to convert...
05-30-22, 01:39 PM
Replies: 3,266
Views: 843,447
Posted By jdogg111

Keeping on

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I know it looks dorky, but it keeps me riding, 16.5 inch frame, easy to...
05-30-22, 01:30 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 11,195
Posted By jdogg111

When you realize that every fart could be an...

When you realize that every fart could be an adventure....
05-29-22, 12:41 PM
Replies: 7,763
Views: 2,709,864
Posted By jdogg111

schwinn gs 28 ss

my extra small schwinn gs 28. i've rode 54-56 cm bikes my whole adult life. but over the last few yrs have found it more difficult to mount and dismount that size, so instead of stopping biking, i...
05-27-22, 12:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 411
Posted By jdogg111

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Almost finished, first ride observations, need new saddle and brake...
05-26-22, 12:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 302
Posted By jdogg111

Murrays

any threads on murray bikes anyone know of. seem to be alot around. thanks
05-24-22, 04:37 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 30,806
Posted By jdogg111

eww what is involved in changing wheels from 27...

eww
what is involved in changing wheels from 27 to 700?
05-24-22, 04:36 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 30,806
Posted By jdogg111

eww

eww
05-24-22, 11:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 203
Posted By jdogg111

thanks, they 're asking 30 bucks ,a little steep...

thanks, they 're asking 30 bucks ,a little steep and not worth the drive then. still, very nice, i'd go 10 on it easily.
05-24-22, 10:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 203
Posted By jdogg111

need help id ing this bike

hi, bike was found in an unopened box , 'i've only seen the pictures you see here but i've never seen spokes like this, or cables this large in diameter. any help id. ing this bike is appreciated,...
05-22-22, 06:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 411
Posted By jdogg111

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05-19-22, 05:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 411
Posted By jdogg111

Univega 10 speed

Hi, ran across a univega 10 speed, don't know the model, on c.l. and was wondering if the bike was any good. Stem shifters. 27 inch wheels. Wonder if its heavy, looks to be steel frame, thanks for...
05-18-22, 07:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 615
Posted By jdogg111

650 b wheels same as 26 inch?

hello folks. i have lots of confusion with wheels, tires. are 650b tires the same size as 26 inch. i see lots of folks on here that have converted 700 wheel sets on their bikes to 650 b and wondered...
05-16-22, 08:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 835
Posted By jdogg111

trek antelope

thanks, this one has antelope on the top tube, and 800 on the tube under the seat, are those 26 inch wheeled bikes? how about weight. are they heavy?
05-16-22, 05:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 835
Posted By jdogg111

trek 800, old school

hi, ran across a trek 800, multitrack i'm thinking, along the lines of the older 700 series bikes. are these steel frame bikes? any good? this one doesn't have a seat or seatpost and wondering if its...
05-12-22, 04:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,278
Posted By jdogg111

can you use like an oversized home made shim. i'm...

can you use like an oversized home made shim. i'm thinking 1.75 id aluminum tubing from mcmaster carr. cut it with hacksaw to length needed.
05-11-22, 03:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 998
Posted By jdogg111

Lot going on, but the igh is intriguing, alphine...

Lot going on, but the igh is intriguing, alphine or nexus, 7, 8, 11 speed? The hub itself is probably worth treading the stairway to heaven
05-09-22, 11:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By jdogg111

chain question, probably dumb

ok. here goes. don't be too tough on me. currently have a 1 x front setup. 7 speed rear cassette. if i were to just take this wheel off and put a 9 speed wheel i have sitting around, do i have to...
05-07-22, 05:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By jdogg111

Igh lifespans

Hi folks, just a quick question to all you bike mechanics out there. I have an opportunity to purchase what is described as a trek soho, 2007 model, with the alfine 8 igh and gates carbon belt....
05-06-22, 02:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 631
Posted By jdogg111

another question maybe you can help me with. You...

another question maybe you can help me with. You seem to be very knowledgeable of bikes, me, not so much. Winston Salem c. L. Has a trek Soho. The seller describes it as a 2007 model with alfine...
05-06-22, 02:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 631
Posted By jdogg111

thanks, I didn't think it was a big box special, ...

thanks, I didn't think it was a big box special, but wasn't sure, is your bike heavy?
05-05-22, 01:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,291
Posted By jdogg111

its heavy, if that matters to you, I think around...

its heavy, if that matters to you, I think around 31 lbs or so.
05-05-22, 01:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 631
Posted By jdogg111

Greenwood breezer

Greenwood breezer, anyone ever heard of this bike, its posted in the Greensboro craigslist as a hybrid, has an interesting look to it, and as I'm looking for something a bit easier to mount and...
05-02-22, 11:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 755
Posted By jdogg111

get the step thru and change the riser bars to...

get the step thru and change the riser bars to flat bar, immediate more aggressive riding position.
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-01-22, 04:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 812
Posted By jdogg111

Reply

Thanks, do u know if there was ever a rigid paratrooper? That's what this one is, has an american flag on the seat tube.
04-29-22, 02:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 501
Posted By jdogg111

Trek multi tracks lineup

Trek multi track lineup. I have the 700, which I know is entry level but still a nice ride. What are the other models all the way to the best, and are there weight differences between these...
04-27-22, 04:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,816
Posted By jdogg111

your marin fairfax sounds sort of like the trek...

your marin fairfax sounds sort of like the trek soho. do you like the bike? is it heavy?
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