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01-17-22, 08:57 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,399
Posted By 70sSanO

If you can touch the ground while sitting on your...

If you can touch the ground while sitting on your saddle, it is probably too low.

John
01-17-22, 08:56 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,399
Posted By mikedk13

Your mileage might vary, but I just feel more...

Your mileage might vary, but I just feel more comfortable when the seat's higher. I just get down off the saddle when I stop.
01-04-22, 09:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,894
Posted By JCS1971

As a matter of fact, I was just looking at Surly...

As a matter of fact, I was just looking at Surly Long Haul on their website. Found one shop in my city that possibly carries them. I'll definitely consider Surly.
10-17-21, 08:54 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,588
Posted By bampilot06

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Forum: Folding Bikes
10-17-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 376,473
Posted By kwantani

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/zizzotrickedout_542e8d492feda9e7acd977d8aa018099032bb554.jpg
Tricked out Zizzo Liberte, @ Coyote Creek Trails, San Jose, California.
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-17-21, 07:52 AM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 376,473
Posted By klhada

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Stupid me decided to do an 200km brevet on my Brompton. Just...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-16-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 376,473
Posted By 2_i

Brompton by a Euphorbia Candelabra succulent tree...

Brompton by a Euphorbia Candelabra succulent tree on the Nyamyumba peninsula on Lake Kivu, Rwanda, in the suburbs of Gisenyi. Along the shore in the background runs the Congo-Nile cycling and hiking...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-16-21, 12:47 AM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 376,473
Posted By Bym

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20210809_090458_1__d6ac8f5d06473d6e6b51fa0746455a7f6da3f8a4.jpg...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-15-21, 06:40 PM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 376,473
Posted By mirfi

We stayed in Chincoteague this week, I cycled to...

We stayed in Chincoteague this week, I cycled to Assateague a couple days. Nice and flat for this single speed. Picture is of the Pony Lookout. Actually ponies in the background.
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10-07-21, 09:28 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,336
Posted By Jac41721

Thanks velojym, the video is useful yes,...

Thanks velojym, the video is useful

yes, saddle is all the way down on the top tube and I have to tiptoe to stand over the cross bar
10-05-21, 06:19 AM
Replies: 3,226
Views: 835,804
Posted By eatontkd

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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10-04-21, 01:56 AM
Replies: 7,366
Views: 3,287,945
Posted By pcons713

Yes, it has required a bit of adjusting and seems...

Yes, it has required a bit of adjusting and seems like it will work out well. Still not 100% but it is getting there, and a little touch to the barrel adjuster mid-ride is ok for now.



I'm...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-02-21, 07:12 AM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 376,473
Posted By 2_i

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1333/kigali_703bd6efcaf27789674bf53fff74a5cac2e83d9e.jpg
Backwaters of Kigali, Rwanda

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09-28-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 3,226
Views: 835,804
Posted By DQRider

Wheeler Comp Line 6600

https://i.imgur.com/TabSFX4.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/Z7AvfhZ.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/8YkUVht.jpg

Was an early `90s mtb, now a fast commuter.
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08-19-21, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7,366
Views: 3,287,945
Posted By no67el

Update on this bike: added Deore 1x 32t crankset...

Update on this bike: added Deore 1x 32t crankset on a Hollowtech BB. Deore M6000-GS rear derailleur. 11x42 cassette.

I had to do some judicious filing to the DiaCompe Silver shifter to get the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-16-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 376,473
Posted By denaffen

This is the vintage German folding bike I...

This is the vintage German folding bike I restored this spring. Tough restoration, but it came out pretty nice. And it's a hoot to ride. Puts a big goofy grin on my face every time....
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-13-21, 02:29 AM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 376,473
Posted By The Chemist

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Back when my bike was new it spent a lot of time on the Metro, as my...
08-09-21, 09:34 PM
Replies: 7,366
Views: 3,287,945
Posted By antmaster5000

Drop bar adventure tandem :)

Drop bar adventure tandem :)
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-09-21, 03:42 PM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 376,473
Posted By JulesCW

Brompton fulfilling its role well.

My Brompton in its element -- multimodal use.
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Brompton...
07-29-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,131
Posted By Broctoon

Zach Gallardo is at least their shill. Cult...

Zach Gallardo is at least their shill. Cult leader though? I don't think he's on the level of a Creed Bratton. "Been involved in a number of cults, both as a leader and a follower. You have more fun...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-03-21, 05:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,636
Posted By Geepig

Looking good, although I would agree for the...

Looking good, although I would agree for the tanwalls, if only to distance it more from the look of the Paratrooper.
Forum: Foo
03-02-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,727
Posted By Bald Paul

Abbot and Costello - "Whos on first?"

Abbot and Costello - "Whos on first?"
02-11-21, 08:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,016
Posted By BobbyG

Reminded me of various periods of my 28-year...

Reminded me of various periods of my 28-year commute experience. :lol:
02-08-21, 05:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,016
Posted By tkamd73

That Cannondale build is awesome! Post the ATX...

That Cannondale build is awesome! Post the ATX when finished please.
Tim
01-27-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,387
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1987) Six Road Bikes for Tall People

LOTUS Triomphe, NISHIKI International, CANNONDALE SR-1000, ALAN Record, PANASONIC DX-2000, and GUERCIOTTI Nuovo Record Carbonio are featured.

...
01-25-21, 10:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,441
Posted By shelbyfv

Nice choice. Never heard anyone say they...

Nice choice. Never heard anyone say they regretted buying a LHT.:thumb:
01-24-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,966
Posted By orcas island

1973 Raleigh International

I picked this up yesterday; I believe it to be a ‘73 due to the Capella lugs. I haven’t had one with this type of lug before and that was probably the main reason I went after it.
The frame and...
01-18-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,441
Posted By aquafina

I think I would go with Surly or Kona bike. Other...

I think I would go with Surly or Kona bike. Other Brand ETAs are very high and I am getting frustrated. Your transformation is kickass. Hopefully, I ride like you do. Cheers
01-18-21, 11:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,441
Posted By aquafina

Thanks for this suggestion. I'll check this out....

Thanks for this suggestion. I'll check this out. I prefer steel frame bikes as well
01-17-21, 08:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,686
Posted By Trakhak

From what you wrote, it seems that you began a...

From what you wrote, it seems that you began a safe pass by steering to a position on the road more than three feet to the side of where you expected the cyclist to be; simultaneously, the cyclist,...
01-15-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 1,310
Views: 374,801
Posted By BluePx10

My winter project, finished early. Wanted...

My winter project, finished early. Wanted something that would ride completely different from my steel bikes. This one's a '98 with a parts-bin build. Built to be light and fast, which it is. Got a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-14-21, 03:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,636
Posted By Geepig

I do like the use of cable disk brakes on here...

I do like the use of cable disk brakes on here over rim brakes or hydraulic disks - first because there is a pleasing symmetry in the repeated circles when folded, no fussy mechanism around the...
01-12-21, 10:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 794
Posted By Kapusta

That is really sweet. A couple of riding buddies...

That is really sweet. A couple of riding buddies had Kona steel HTs back in the day 20 years ago (one still has it), and I think they are beautiful.
01-12-21, 09:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 794
Posted By veganbikes

More bikes should have the third bottle cage...

More bikes should have the third bottle cage under the downtube by the BB. It is just such a useful mount and it is not like it adds a ton of weight and you can always add some frame plugs in if you...
01-12-21, 05:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,441
Posted By taylorgeo

– Started riding this bike at 350 lbs. 5 months...

– Started riding this bike at 350 lbs. 5 months ago, no wheel/spoke issues whatsoever thus far.
– Able to put a foot down on the pavement while seated (a very secure feeling) and still get proper...
01-12-21, 05:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,582
Posted By Geepig

Always remember that, with no local community and...

Always remember that, with no local community and no cycling friends, you are always at least one step ahead of me - because I don't speak the local lingo either.

And you have an apron!

But...
12-29-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 4,560
Views: 712,540
Posted By locolobo13

Tempe Town Lake http://i.imgur.com/13JpbHsl.jpg...

Tempe Town Lake
http://i.imgur.com/13JpbHsl.jpg (https://imgur.com/13JpbHs)

Indian Bend Wash
http://i.imgur.com/wyEjJvWl.jpg (https://imgur.com/wyEjJvW)

The Arizona Canal...
12-28-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 794
Posted By veganbikes

I like it. I just gave a donated Fire Mountain to...

I like it. I just gave a donated Fire Mountain to a amputee friend in need. A huge thanks goes out to my co-worker for donating the bike. I was going to build him up one and she said "I gotchu dawg"....
12-28-20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,582
Posted By Bill Kapaun

When removing, I always try backing off the metal...

When removing, I always try backing off the metal cup first. The plastic gets brittle/weak.
Rig up something similar to the pic below to retain the tool.
...
12-28-20, 05:29 AM
Replies: 4,560
Views: 712,540
Posted By joewein

https://jwde.jp/imgpub/aa833c64b09c4c7590660ef4bb6...

https://jwde.jp/imgpub/aa833c64b09c4c7590660ef4bb67ff47/9279dbed528407ea55217930c948d099/s1024.jpg

Elephant (http://www.elephantbikes.com/stock/), meet container ship -- Container ship, meet my...
12-27-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 61,377
Posted By kbar1982

OMGosh!!!!! I started at the beginning of this...

OMGosh!!!!! I started at the beginning of this thread, and I can't tell you how awesome this picture is. I read the just of your story, and skimmed down through the last two years of this thread,...
12-27-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 4,560
Views: 712,540
Posted By Biker395

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Forum: Folding Bikes
12-27-20, 05:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,636
Posted By BikeLite

https://www.bikeforums.net/21749278-post37.html ...

https://www.bikeforums.net/21749278-post37.html
Here is keithdavis2 hummer at around 17 pounds...not sure I believe him ; ) kidding
12-26-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 794
Posted By Charliekeet

Agreed.

Agreed.
12-26-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 794
Posted By Maelochs

Nice-looking bike.

Nice-looking bike.
12-24-20, 11:37 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,165
Posted By MinnMan

That's another reason I don't listen to music on...

That's another reason I don't listen to music on the road. If my bike is making unexpected sounds, I want to know about it.
12-24-20, 08:55 AM
Replies: 493
Views: 58,544
Posted By PilotFishBob

This bike has shown up in other threads though I...

This bike has shown up in other threads though I don't think this particular photo has.

...
12-23-20, 11:02 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 58,544
Posted By Voodoocurt

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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12-23-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 58,544
Posted By g-funk

1962 Schwinn Traveler. ...

1962 Schwinn Traveler.
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11-29-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,298
Posted By sdmc530

Mileage record for me.....just had to share/brag!!

This year has been a great year for me cycling that is. Before this year I have never had the time to put up enough rides to exceed 3,000 miles in a year. BUT with covid setting in early I knew I...
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