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Forum: Commuting
07-12-14, 09:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,891
Posted By Mr. Graceful

Bike bags, like camera bags, never seem to be...

Bike bags, like camera bags, never seem to be quite right. This one has a great thing, that one has a great majig, but NONE have the great thing-a-majig!

However, the one feature that I find...
06-10-14, 03:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,445
Posted By Mr. Graceful

Can't help you with the truing stand, but I can...

Can't help you with the truing stand, but I can tell you that I have the Bike Hand Work Stand and it is a very good stand for the money.
06-03-14, 03:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,739
Posted By Mr. Graceful

Thanks for all of the responses. I would love to...

Thanks for all of the responses. I would love to borrow a trailer, but no one I know owns one. I have friends with dogs, and friends who bike, but no friends with dogs who bike. :-(

I'm going to...
06-03-14, 10:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 22,600
Posted By Mr. Graceful

It depends on how you define cheap. I'm a rigger...

It depends on how you define cheap. I'm a rigger in my day job and own a pair of Felco C-7 wire rope cutters, so I consider them free as far as my DIY bike projects go. They'll cut any size wire...
06-03-14, 09:51 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,541
Posted By Mr. Graceful

+1

+1
05-27-14, 10:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,739
Posted By Mr. Graceful

Dog Trailer?

I'm thinking about taking my dog on a some of my bike adventures this summer. He a big guy, tall, but not huge: 73 lbs. I've looked at the Burley Tail Wagon, but with a maximum capacity of 75 lbs.,...
05-22-14, 08:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 663
Posted By Mr. Graceful

True, but since the bike isn't mine and I don't...

True, but since the bike isn't mine and I don't have access to it for a few more days, I was hoping there might be someone on here who has tried this conversion (successfully or unsuccessfully) and...
05-22-14, 04:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 60,153
Posted By Mr. Graceful

I just did this to my 1994 Specialized Hardrock. ...

I just did this to my 1994 Specialized Hardrock. I swapped out the straight bar (which I always hated) for Velo Orange Montmartre bars. I had to redo the brake cables because they weren't long...
05-22-14, 03:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,135
Posted By Mr. Graceful

Problem solved. The LBS where I bought the bike...

Problem solved. The LBS where I bought the bike swapped them out for a Salsa Bell Lap they had taken off a Cross-Check. Better yet, they did it as an even swap and didn't even charge me for the...
05-22-14, 03:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 663
Posted By Mr. Graceful

Linus Mixte 3

Does anybody know the rear spacing of a Linus Mixte 3? I'm thinking about swapping out the hub for a Shimano 8 IGH, but someone told me the the rear spacing was 120mm and the 130mm Nexus 8 wouldn't...
04-02-14, 08:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,481
Posted By Mr. Graceful

Nashbar Raises the Price on Steel Cyclocross

Looks like Nashbar raised the price on their steel cyclocross bike again, by $100. Last week it was listed at $799. Now it's up to $899. Figures. With their frequent 20% off sales, $640 was too...
04-01-14, 08:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,135
Posted By Mr. Graceful

The Handlebar Dilemma

I just got an All-City Space Horse. I love almost everything about the bike except the handlebars. It came stock with Salsa Pro Road Medium 3. I feel like the ONLY comfortable position they're...
03-29-14, 11:09 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 17,610
Posted By Mr. Graceful

Thanks! ...

Thanks!

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Forum: Introductions
03-29-14, 10:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By Mr. Graceful

Nope. This won't work. I keep my bike in the...

Nope. This won't work. I keep my bike in the building's bike storage room. It took two years for my name to get called off the waiting list. I just got my bike OUT of my apartment, I don't want...
03-29-14, 10:10 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 17,610
Posted By Mr. Graceful

I just got an All-City Space Horse. I bought the...

I just got an All-City Space Horse. I bought the complete bike which comes with Tiagra components. Nice, smooth ride. My only complaints so far are that there was a bit of toe strike, so I had to...
Forum: Introductions
03-27-14, 05:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By Mr. Graceful

Hey, Ho . . . From NYC!

Well . . . Here I am, bitten by another hobby.

I've been riding bikes all my life. I've had many. The last bike I bought was a Specialized Hardrock Ultra. I got it new in 1994 because I was...
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