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Forum: Touring
08-13-09, 10:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,699
Posted By Rikardi151

I do have a source for these in the US, so email...

I do have a source for these in the US, so email me if you want more info!
08-13-09, 09:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,932
Posted By Rikardi151

I know thi thread is a bit old, but I do have a...

I know thi thread is a bit old, but I do have a source for commercial adaptors to turn 6V AC dynamo generators into DV voltage to charge phones , GPS devices, MP3 players, etc. email me if you want...
Forum: Touring
10-30-08, 09:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,597
Posted By Rikardi151

Hrm... so it looking into that Bikely route it...

Hrm... so it looking into that Bikely route it seems as though Bicycles cannot actually cross the Commodore Barry Bridge. Does anyone know anything about this?
Forum: Touring
10-30-08, 08:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,597
Posted By Rikardi151

So, it looks like our current plan is to take NJT...

So, it looks like our current plan is to take NJT to Atlantic city and ride from there on Saturday, then take that Bikely route back to Philadelphia.
Forum: Touring
10-26-08, 09:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,597
Posted By Rikardi151

Philly to Cape May NJ

Hey there!

Just wondering if anyone has done this ride in either direction and had any cue sheets or even just ideas on a best route. We are planning to do this ride next weekend, and currently...
09-29-08, 08:10 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 8,670
Posted By Rikardi151

Sorry buddy, I just wouldnt feel too confident...

Sorry buddy, I just wouldnt feel too confident buying a bike from someone who doesnt know anything about them, yet supposedly "designs" one.
09-29-08, 08:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 792
Posted By Rikardi151

That pump is for pumping up pneumatic suspension...

That pump is for pumping up pneumatic suspension systems. You want a Topeak road morph.
09-28-08, 10:52 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 8,670
Posted By Rikardi151

Also... those cross levers can either pull the...

Also... those cross levers can either pull the cable or push the housing, enabling you to run the cable out either side. Why would he instruct you to choose the crappier routing of pulling the cable...
09-28-08, 10:46 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 8,670
Posted By Rikardi151

Ok... he said attach the "front seat"...

Ok...

he said attach the "front seat" (meaning wheel) with the "bolts" (meaning nuts), and that the right pedal is reverse threaded, which is WRONG. also, how do you "screw handlebars in"?

...
09-21-08, 10:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,764
Posted By Rikardi151

Correct. I have yet to attempt to ship one, but...

Correct. I have yet to attempt to ship one, but you can of course ship nearly anything! It would be pretty expensive I imagine, but certainly possible.
09-20-08, 05:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,764
Posted By Rikardi151

Well, at that price I am basically throwing in a...

Well, at that price I am basically throwing in a platform free. Which, by the way, is in fact finished with deck-quality stain and sealer. The wood platform adds only a few pounds in that...
09-19-08, 07:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,764
Posted By Rikardi151

Yeah, the kickstand is an issue. The nicer 2...

Yeah, the kickstand is an issue. The nicer 2 legged kickstands work to some degree, but not with super heavy (>150 pounds) loads. I have a design for a serious 4-point bakfiets-like center stand,...
09-18-08, 06:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,764
Posted By Rikardi151

The front wheel is 16" and the rear is 26". The...

The front wheel is 16" and the rear is 26". The rear end is a recycled chromoly mtb. The rest is new 4130 chromoly seamless tubing.
09-18-08, 01:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,764
Posted By Rikardi151

New cargo bike company in Philadelphia

Just thought Id show you all a few pictures of what we're putting out here in Philadelphia. They are built to fit one at a time by hand and come as a complete bike including wooden cargo platform...
09-18-08, 10:33 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 12,118
Posted By Rikardi151

Sorry dude, but Mike DeSalvo is hardly some...

Sorry dude, but Mike DeSalvo is hardly some "random builder".
08-27-08, 04:55 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 51,029
Posted By Rikardi151

full keg... tapped ...

full keg... tapped
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3062/2502190178_1eb17fc501.jpg
08-23-08, 08:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,749
Posted By Rikardi151

There was a time when 3-speeds rules the world. ...

There was a time when 3-speeds rules the world. On a three speed you need to stop pedaling for a second to shift properly. This is a problem when you try to do this on a "10 speed". Not with this...
07-10-08, 06:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 914
Posted By Rikardi151

Just looked up Follis, and it looks like that...

Just looked up Follis, and it looks like that could be it! looking at these pictures, (http://www.classicrendezvous.com/France/bicycles/Follis/follis_model_472.htm) it looks like the dropouts could...
07-10-08, 06:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 914
Posted By Rikardi151

AH, yes, could be French. I should measure the...

AH, yes, could be French. I should measure the thread pitch and BB width to be sure. Also, perhaps a clue to its age is that it has no braze-ons at all, no cable guides of any sort. What decade...
07-09-08, 10:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 914
Posted By Rikardi151

ID this frame?

dont really have much info on this frame, just wondering what it is and if its worth repairing. Just took some pics of the interesting bits, stupidly not of the whole frame.

Nervex lugs...
06-25-08, 06:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,309
Posted By Rikardi151

was it lugged? The Eco Pistas came with paint...

was it lugged? The Eco Pistas came with paint like that.
05-18-08, 09:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,346
Posted By Rikardi151

21 speeds, two brakes, easy to find(in the...

21 speeds, two brakes, easy to find(in the recumbent world) 16 front wheel(with 110 PSI 2 inch tire!), super low center of gravity, and TWO wheels so it actually rides like a bicycle.
...
02-26-08, 06:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 423
Posted By Rikardi151

Yes, and Dyson has been locked in a closet...

Yes, and Dyson has been locked in a closet against his will.







Noooooo NBW is not sponsoring the race at all.
02-17-08, 08:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 423
Posted By Rikardi151

There is now a blog...

There is now a blog (http://wildwestrace.blogspot.com/) with more details for the race as well as a payapl link to pre-register. Pre-registering will get you free points!
01-07-08, 11:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 423
Posted By Rikardi151

damn.. I was trying to avoid monstertrack and the...

damn.. I was trying to avoid monstertrack and the poker race. Oh well, hopefully alot of people will still show up. I am hoping this will be really big.
01-07-08, 04:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 423
Posted By Rikardi151

Wild Wild West race - Philadelphia

This is the official announcement for my upcoming race.

The entire thing will take place in West philly, no river crossing. So far it is still obviously being planned

You can pre-register on...
11-30-07, 12:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,727
Posted By Rikardi151

According to my opinion

According to my opinion
10-24-07, 09:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,314
Posted By Rikardi151

The thread should have ended here.

The thread should have ended here.
10-23-07, 10:02 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,198
Posted By Rikardi151

Yes: I was joking Mike: I like...

Yes:

I was joking

Mike:

I like your bike more every time I see it. Those chainstay brige reinforcements are the boss. I think they might really be downtube cable stops from Llewellyn as...
10-22-07, 08:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,198
Posted By Rikardi151

What a piece of ****... They need to take it off...

What a piece of ****... They need to take it off their homepage. I hear the BBs shells just FALL OFF those things all the time.
10-22-07, 10:01 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,690
Posted By Rikardi151

Do you mind if I really screen that on a shirt or...

Do you mind if I really screen that on a shirt or 10? and send you one?
09-25-07, 10:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 377
Posted By Rikardi151

Actually more rake would decrease the trail,...

Actually more rake would decrease the trail, therefore making it "twitchier" if all else stays the same (namely head tube angle)
09-02-07, 12:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,810
Posted By Rikardi151

yup.. used one for a bit, was successful in...

yup.. used one for a bit, was successful in bridging the gap between handlebars and bike.

the thing is, I feel like it has negative characteristics from both types of stems.... doesnt look as good...
08-31-07, 08:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,322
Posted By Rikardi151

Look at my employer's logo: ...

Look at my employer's logo:
http://neighborhoodbikeworks.org/images/NBW%20Logo.gif
08-07-07, 02:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 584
Posted By Rikardi151

The raleigh has Al rims and sidepulls.

The raleigh has Al rims and sidepulls.
07-29-07, 03:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,191
Posted By Rikardi151

ummm.. borrow a cellphone if you dont have one......

ummm.. borrow a cellphone if you dont have one... I dont know of any cell plans that charge long distance in the US.
07-26-07, 09:43 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,803
Posted By Rikardi151

You DID put in that fifth chainring bolt before...

You DID put in that fifth chainring bolt before riding it right?
07-26-07, 09:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 775
Posted By Rikardi151

+$140 shipping! (if you're in the US)

+$140 shipping! (if you're in the US)
07-22-07, 12:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,037
Posted By Rikardi151

You can make it work. To be let into our co-op...

You can make it work. To be let into our co-op you need to squeeze a brake lever that rings a bell downstairs where we can hear it.

Look about halfway down for the lever end of it....
07-16-07, 02:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 574
Posted By Rikardi151

Since youre from Tallahassee im guessing you...

Since youre from Tallahassee im guessing you friend is Ben. You can ride on the Ben Franklin bridge into philly form Camden. PM me if you want more info or want a place to stay in west philly.
07-04-07, 10:59 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 11,213
Posted By Rikardi151

YES! you got me! As matter of fact, I never...

YES! you got me! As matter of fact, I never even gave you my coat! (anyone catch that reference?!?!?!?!)
07-04-07, 10:48 AM
Replies: 744
Views: 32,176
Posted By Rikardi151

just a quick confirmation that yes, the rear...

just a quick confirmation that yes, the rear spacing is a BIT more than 120mm.
07-04-07, 10:45 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 11,213
Posted By Rikardi151

Woo for Freeskihp! Have you ridden those wheels...

Woo for Freeskihp! Have you ridden those wheels I sent you yet? or have they been patiently waiting for your IRO?

The bike rides GREAT! The new fork may have something to do with it however. It...
07-04-07, 01:12 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 11,213
Posted By Rikardi151

Yeah, Im kinda ttempted to put some chocolate...

Yeah, Im kinda ttempted to put some chocolate brown deep-v's on it we have lying around the shop. didnt really want to go V's on it, but brown and blue is a good combo.
07-04-07, 01:10 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 11,213
Posted By Rikardi151

I decided to go with that kinesis carbon fork...

I decided to go with that kinesis carbon fork cause I got it really cheap and it weighs about 1/3 as much as the original. When you get/ if youve already gotten your frames, compare the weight of...
07-04-07, 12:48 AM
Replies: 744
Views: 32,176
Posted By Rikardi151

DONE.

DONE.
07-03-07, 10:57 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 11,213
Posted By Rikardi151

umm.... well.. thanks, but I assure you people...

umm.... well.. thanks, but I assure you people will come in here and strut some beautiful beasts. Like I said, all the parts are temporary just so I can ride the thing. The only things staying are...
07-03-07, 10:32 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 11,213
Posted By Rikardi151

The Complete BFSSFG Limited Edition IRO build thread!!

The THIRD place im posting this tonight so EVERYONE knows how friggin great and cool I am!

Terrible blurry pictures of a terrible temporary crappy build, but hey, its proof that I AM THE COOLEST...
07-03-07, 10:17 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,389,943
Posted By Rikardi151

Double post from the IRO email thread... wanted...

Double post from the IRO email thread... wanted to get these CRAPPY pics in the right place. Looks like no one posted pics of one built up yet.
(A VERY temporary build, just wanted to get it...
07-03-07, 10:12 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 32,176
Posted By Rikardi151

BLAM!!! (A VERY temporary build, just wanted to...

BLAM!!!
(A VERY temporary build, just wanted to get it riding, the only thing staying is the headset and the fork)
Also, sorry for blurry a$$ camera pone pics
...
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