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05-09-18, 06:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,856
Posted By John Lesar

A little dielectric grease helps. It will make...

A little dielectric grease helps. It will make tight connectors easier to remove.
05-08-18, 09:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,058
Posted By John Lesar

Cop show "Bosch" on Amazon Video features the...

Cop show "Bosch" on Amazon Video features the "Korea Town Killer"; commits his crimes while riding a bicycle. Thanks alot.
Forum: Commuting
03-24-18, 08:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,760
Posted By John Lesar

Luckiest squirrel in Mentor, Ohio. It decided it...

Luckiest squirrel in Mentor, Ohio. It decided it was on the wrong branch and left.

604373
11-17-17, 10:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 932
Posted By John Lesar

There is also clear powdercoat.

There is also clear powdercoat.
08-03-17, 09:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 711
Posted By John Lesar

A friction shifter is simply a lever to pull or...

A friction shifter is simply a lever to pull or release the cable. It doesnt really care what kind of derailler you have.
Its job is to maintain the position of the derailler on the cog you have...
07-06-17, 09:46 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,361
Posted By John Lesar

Not sure what that has to do with this rant. ...

Not sure what that has to do with this rant.

Over 200 Dead Bodies on Mount Everest | Sometimes Interesting...
02-03-17, 06:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,342
Posted By John Lesar

Surly lists a BB drop of 40mm. Subtract that from...

Surly lists a BB drop of 40mm. Subtract that from the radius of your tire/wheel combo.
01-30-17, 06:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 943
Posted By John Lesar

I bought an Alfine 8 speed hub when they were...

I bought an Alfine 8 speed hub when they were first introduced. It has worked reliably on my daily commuter ever since.
01-04-17, 09:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,198
Posted By John Lesar

It is unlikely you will notice any difference in...

It is unlikely you will notice any difference in drag with the light on or off.
08-11-16, 04:47 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,601
Posted By John Lesar

Sharpie?

Sharpie?
Forum: Commuting
08-09-16, 09:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 752
Posted By John Lesar

How long do you ride behind these trucks?

How long do you ride behind these trucks?
Forum: Commuting
08-07-16, 05:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,123
Posted By John Lesar

These are Velo Orange fenders and hardware. ...

These are Velo Orange fenders and hardware.

http://i370.photobucket.com/albums/oo143/johnlesar/IMG_0007.jpg (http://s370.photobucket.com/user/johnlesar/media/IMG_0007.jpg.html)
Forum: Commuting
08-07-16, 01:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,123
Posted By John Lesar

I added a second stay. You may not like the look.

I added a second stay. You may not like the look.
07-28-16, 05:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,272
Posted By John Lesar

I had a BD. It is a very useful bike. You don't...

I had a BD. It is a very useful bike.
You don't always have the trailer with you when you might need it.
07-23-16, 11:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,572
Posted By John Lesar

Seems like toppers are everywhere these days.

Seems like toppers are everywhere these days.
07-12-16, 05:31 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,718
Posted By John Lesar

This^

This^
07-10-16, 09:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 443
Posted By John Lesar

Take a look at the Bikes At Work hitch. It's held...

Take a look at the Bikes At Work hitch. It's held on with hose clamps. I've never had a problem with it.
06-29-16, 07:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,402
Posted By John Lesar

You are not obligated to have any battery powered...

You are not obligated to have any battery powered devices. They are your choice
Forum: Commuting
05-25-16, 09:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,008
Posted By John Lesar

Two roads on my commute have just been paved in...

Two roads on my commute have just been paved in the last few weeks.
I was thinking the same thing.
Christmas in May.
05-11-16, 06:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,171
Posted By John Lesar

I use one of these. Works well. Sinewave...

I use one of these. Works well.

Sinewave Cycles (http://www.sinewavecycles.com/)
05-06-16, 05:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,537
Posted By John Lesar

I had a Rohloff on a Big Dummy too. (since sold) ...

I had a Rohloff on a Big Dummy too. (since sold)
It worked well but was complete overkill. I probably used 4 of the 14 speeds.
I used an Alfine 8 speed now.
05-01-16, 04:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,454
Posted By John Lesar

I have been using Grip Kings since Rivendell...

I have been using Grip Kings since Rivendell started selling them. Just took them out of the box and put them on. Haven't touched them since and they are fine.
03-08-16, 06:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,418
Posted By John Lesar

I always felt that your legs will tell you what...

I always felt that your legs will tell you what gear you're in.
Forum: Commuting
12-20-15, 01:54 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,372
Posted By John Lesar

Ahearne CycleTruck. IGH, disc brakes, decent...

Ahearne CycleTruck.
IGH, disc brakes, decent capacity and handles like a regular bike.
11-04-15, 06:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,053
Posted By John Lesar

I have an Ahearne Cycle Truck. Its 20"/26". ...

I have an Ahearne Cycle Truck. Its 20"/26".
Ahearne Cycles (http://www.ahearnecycles.com)
10-30-15, 06:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,871
Posted By John Lesar

On your trike, is it possible to remove the tube...

On your trike, is it possible to remove the tube without removing the wheel?
09-24-15, 07:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,589
Posted By John Lesar

It's all bicycling.

It's all bicycling.
08-10-15, 08:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,102
Posted By John Lesar

Do it yourself? There must be a ton of info out...

Do it yourself? There must be a ton of info out there.
05-30-15, 05:09 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,073
Posted By John Lesar

Belt drive bikes require a seat or chain stay...

Belt drive bikes require a seat or chain stay that can be separated to allow belt installation.
Forum: Commuting
05-29-15, 10:55 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,976
Posted By John Lesar

Except for all your forum threads.

Except for all your forum threads.
05-22-15, 09:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,779
Posted By John Lesar

Mount the brake properly, then worry about the...

Mount the brake properly, then worry about the rack.
05-20-15, 09:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,116
Posted By John Lesar

I love it when this happens

I love it when this happens
04-15-15, 05:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 683
Posted By John Lesar

I have a Fly6. It works just fine, but the...

I have a Fly6. It works just fine, but the novelty has worn off.
04-15-15, 05:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,215
Posted By John Lesar

I have a Rohloff IGH. I wouldn't mind knowing if...

I have a Rohloff IGH. I wouldn't mind knowing if there was a suitable replacement oil available locally.
03-22-15, 04:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 718
Posted By John Lesar

I don't think a derailleur shifter will work with...

I don't think a derailleur shifter will work with an IGH.
03-03-15, 09:37 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,707
Posted By John Lesar

Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu (Volare) by Domenico...

Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu (Volare) by Domenico Modugno
Forum: Commuting
02-03-15, 06:45 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 8,032
Posted By John Lesar

I am in no hurry to get to work.

I am in no hurry to get to work.
02-01-15, 12:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,100
Posted By John Lesar

How much weight will this remove? It cant be much.

How much weight will this remove? It cant be much.
11-06-14, 06:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 931
Posted By John Lesar

Try McMaster-Carr

Try McMaster-Carr
Forum: Commuting
10-21-14, 10:41 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,197
Posted By John Lesar

Surly Big Dummy 20486 miles

Surly Big Dummy 20486 miles
10-17-14, 06:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,486
Posted By John Lesar

I have used the Shimano cables that came with the...

I have used the Shimano cables that came with the hub since it was new, no problems, rarely need to adjust.
09-20-14, 07:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,016
Posted By John Lesar

Usually only enough for repairs.

Usually only enough for repairs.
Forum: Commuting
08-10-14, 12:40 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,673
Posted By John Lesar

You can get a HiVis vest at harbor freight for 3...

You can get a HiVis vest at harbor freight for 3 bucks.
06-15-14, 04:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,187
Posted By John Lesar

Maybe I am too used to the Rohloff twist shifter,...

Maybe I am too used to the Rohloff twist shifter, but this seems like a step backwards to me.
I wouldn't mind test riding a bike with one though to see what they are like
04-06-14, 06:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 928
Posted By John Lesar

I use two quick links on my Surly Big Dummy (It...

I use two quick links on my Surly Big Dummy (It takes about 1 1/2 chains). No problem.
Forum: Commuting
04-02-14, 06:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,016
Posted By John Lesar

At my local grocery store they put the bike rack...

At my local grocery store they put the bike rack right next to the employees smokers bench.
02-11-14, 11:25 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,377
Posted By John Lesar

+1

+1
Forum: Commuting
09-07-13, 02:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,367
Posted By John Lesar

Really? Thats it?

Really? Thats it?
03-11-13, 07:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 11,518
Posted By John Lesar

The housing is available in bulk lengths at any...

The housing is available in bulk lengths at any bike shop.
03-03-13, 08:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,830
Posted By John Lesar

I adapted one to my Windcheetah trike. It has...

I adapted one to my Windcheetah trike. It has worked reliably, though I don't have any experience with it in the rain or snow.
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