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02-04-23, 09:21 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By veganbikes

Typically on a modern bike on drop bars the...

Typically on a modern bike on drop bars the brakes and shifters are integrated. Shimano calls their version STI (Shimano Total Integration) SRAM uses DoubleTap (for their mechanical stuff) and...
02-04-23, 09:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 50
Posted By veganbikes

The Marlin if not mistaken is a mountain style...

The Marlin if not mistaken is a mountain style bike so might not be a great candidate for lock mounting and generally I have found the Krpto mounts to be unsatisfactory for long term usage. I would...
02-04-23, 06:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 107
Posted By veganbikes

While riding recently with no hands (which is a...

While riding recently with no hands (which is a rare occurrence) I realized how much the nose really is helpful. I mean I knew it but it just reinforced it further in how much body english plays a...
02-04-23, 06:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 86
Posted By veganbikes

Yes it could have been dangerous if it started...

Yes it could have been dangerous if it started cracking. Light scratching probably not a huge issue though.

In terms of the company you could ask them but generally I would hone it out first when...
02-04-23, 06:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 280
Posted By veganbikes

Like I said in the first post I would rather have...

Like I said in the first post I would rather have a wheelbarrow for the job. I still stick by that. If I was doing trail work I would probably use a R+M Load which would be easy to haul tools in...
02-04-23, 02:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 280
Posted By veganbikes

So assuming that they need a trike is getting...

So assuming that they need a trike is getting them help you think they need?

Some of the customers came to me to try the trike and some of them already had a trike none of that really matters what...
02-04-23, 12:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 191
Posted By veganbikes

I mean it would have to be fake power generation...

I mean it would have to be fake power generation but be operating a switch to keep the power on. Not everyone is Robert Förstemann......
02-04-23, 12:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 280
Posted By veganbikes

I haven't gathered scientific info but myself,...

I haven't gathered scientific info but myself, co-workers and customers have ridden them and had instability issues and this is a large enough sample over many years that I am confident in what I...
02-03-23, 11:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 280
Posted By veganbikes

Yes I know that come on. It feels as if you are...

Yes I know that come on. It feels as if you are getting desperate here. You keep going after this "performance cycling" bent for some reason, not sure where it is coming from but yes upright trikes...
02-03-23, 11:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 349
Posted By veganbikes

Not necessarily the case. It is a significant...

Not necessarily the case. It is a significant proportion but not more then the sum of the rest of the parts.

Generally if a new battery is needed it is around $1000 but it may not. The big problem...
02-03-23, 11:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,222
Posted By veganbikes

Why do you need to impose your opinion in the...

Why do you need to impose your opinion in the same manner. It is an online forum people have opinions and share them that is the whole reason we are here. We aren't just wanting an echo chamber...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-23, 07:57 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 17,138
Posted By veganbikes

Just a reminder folks this thread is from 2019....

Just a reminder folks this thread is from 2019. Hayburner_jr get new axles if you want or need them otherwise don't worry about what others are doing. Either you are or aren't having issues 4 years...
02-02-23, 07:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 280
Posted By veganbikes

I am not saying they can all easily get out of a...

I am not saying they can all easily get out of a tadpole but I also don't think that an unstable upright trike they could get hurt on is the idea either.

The main technique is going extra slow and...
02-02-23, 06:36 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,457
Posted By veganbikes

Love me some SBH (or Berm Peak) he is always fun....

Love me some SBH (or Berm Peak) he is always fun.

It could be tough depending on your local market or if you know what to look for.
Just out of curiosity I did pop over to Craigslist
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02-02-23, 06:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 280
Posted By veganbikes

I generally steer them towards a recumbent trike...

I generally steer them towards a recumbent trike like Catrike or Ice Trike or have them try something with a wider tire that has two wheels.
02-02-23, 06:21 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,457
Posted By veganbikes

Probably could be a good restaurant name. Curry...

Probably could be a good restaurant name. Curry Me Now could do a good curry out business

I had a nice ride earlier maybe I might get a really good one in Saturday if weather is decent.
02-02-23, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 349
Posted By veganbikes

It is used and the seller says it "needs a full...

It is used and the seller says it "needs a full service" and goes on which could mean a lot of money. It is a Bosch equipped bike though lower end Bosch motor but Bosch equipped and has Shimano Deore...
02-02-23, 06:05 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,457
Posted By veganbikes

1995 would be about $310 bike. The Outpost would...

1995 would be about $310 bike. The Outpost would be a better bike than todays bike though it is 2 steps up from Tourney not great but a little more serviceable and certainly from that era a bit...
02-02-23, 05:58 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,457
Posted By veganbikes

I don't hold animosity either. I am generally...

I don't hold animosity either. I am generally rarely if ever mad at anyone here on this forum.

If you know what you are looking at or have a shop and a seller in the area willing to allow you to...
02-02-23, 05:52 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,457
Posted By veganbikes

On the road I would just stick with a hybrid and...

On the road I would just stick with a hybrid and I can spend the same amount and get a little more out of that bike generally not great but for occasional riding fine.

For that price yes I would...
02-02-23, 05:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 280
Posted By veganbikes

They were not going fast but I didn't ask them...

They were not going fast but I didn't ask them exact speeds however one of them I watched in the parking lot and they were slow enough.

One of the trikes was a Raleigh Tristar IE but have seen...
02-02-23, 03:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 237
Posted By veganbikes

To be fair...

To be fair https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jv7jcciKB_s&ab_channel=LetterkennyProblems

a lot of people do have that problem either specifically for the Uniglide stuff or in general on more modern...
02-02-23, 03:35 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,457
Posted By veganbikes

It is veganbikes if you wish to mention me us the...

It is veganbikes if you wish to mention me us the @ symbol and my forum handle.

Bottom end bikes being at the bottom end has nothing to do with elitism or snooty bull fecal matter or anything...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-02-23, 03:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 287
Posted By veganbikes

You might ask the moderators to move this to the...

You might ask the moderators to move this to the Framebuilders part of the forum. I wish I could help I do want to learn how to solder and braze and weld at some point.
02-02-23, 03:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 189
Posted By veganbikes

I don't know why you would aside from making...

I don't know why you would aside from making whatever mega odd ball project thing even more odd ball. Really the only time I would actually switch wheels sizes is to go smaller so I could cram a...
02-02-23, 03:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 503
Posted By veganbikes

Use Camelbak Podium bottles. I have tried steel...

Use Camelbak Podium bottles. I have tried steel bottles for a while and really wanted to love them for cycling but I don't like something I cannot easily get water out of. For me I don't like to stop...
02-02-23, 02:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 280
Posted By veganbikes

I never said anything about "performance cycling"...

I never said anything about "performance cycling" I have had customers who are in their 80s and 90s who aren't "performance cycling" and have had instability issues. Nobody is talking crit racing...
Forum: Touring
02-01-23, 09:20 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,129
Posted By veganbikes

What fictional narrative? Did you not just say...

What fictional narrative? Did you not just say you have been there for 2 months and did you also complain you couldn't find a tire? Was I reading a different forum with someone who also shared your...
Forum: Touring
02-01-23, 08:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 673
Posted By veganbikes

I mean it depends on the trail, there are plenty...

I mean it depends on the trail, there are plenty of great cycling routes that are trails. The C&O and GAP and Katy Trails (as you mentioned) are all quite popular MUPs that people tour on. I think...
Forum: Touring
02-01-23, 08:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,129
Posted By veganbikes

Ok Mr. I've been there for two months but haven't...

Ok Mr. I've been there for two months but haven't found a tire! I guess you are either avoiding all cities and towns or you are just bad at finding stuff? I cannot believe in that country you...
02-01-23, 06:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 272
Posted By veganbikes

If you feel like performance has gone down I...

If you feel like performance has gone down I would re-bleed or if you get air in your lines. I might swap it out every few years at least if I am riding a bunch just to keep it fresh and keep my...
Forum: Touring
02-01-23, 06:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,129
Posted By veganbikes

But the gear is not unavailable you just aren't...

But the gear is not unavailable you just aren't willing to get it shipped to you or find the right shop. You have been complaining all thread when people help, instead of just being thankful for...
Forum: Touring
02-01-23, 04:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,129
Posted By veganbikes

You are missing everything. Get a 26" tire the...

You are missing everything. Get a 26" tire the make in this case doesn't matter a huge ton. Yes in perfect conditions I would love to have my favored tire but it looks like here you cannot get it but...
02-01-23, 02:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 280
Posted By veganbikes

I don't have exact numbers but I have ridden...

I don't have exact numbers but I have ridden quite a few different ones and while not really long distances most of them I could get on two wheels often in shorter distances. Also have had co-workers...
02-01-23, 12:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 280
Posted By veganbikes

The problem with trikes is they are less stable....

The problem with trikes is they are less stable. They are quite easy to get on two wheels and they typically don't hold a bunch of weight. I would rather have a wheelbarrow personally it is a tool...
01-31-23, 08:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 460
Posted By veganbikes

You shouldn't feel ashamed for asking but people...

You shouldn't feel ashamed for asking but people ask these questions a lot around here. I think they are the new chain lube...LOL

True but still most shops wouldn't buy a second website to sell...
01-31-23, 07:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 510
Posted By veganbikes

There are also people who legitimately don't know...

There are also people who legitimately don't know about fit or don't know that things are incorrect. There are ways to achieve a good fit but putting a seatpost on backwards or a saddle slammed too...
01-31-23, 07:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 460
Posted By veganbikes

I mean the name of the website sounds like a...

I mean the name of the website sounds like a scam. A bike shop would be unlikely to have a girooulet website when it would be way cheaper to use their own like say MellowJohnnys.com or Wastyn.com...
01-31-23, 07:32 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,280
Posted By veganbikes

So which is it a group of people or a single...

So which is it a group of people or a single person that you refuse to name even though this is an online forum and nobody knows who anyone is anyway and you can mention people in any post quite...
01-31-23, 07:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 460
Posted By veganbikes

I get it to a point but you have legit brick and...

I get it to a point but you have legit brick and mortar shops selling online or at least actual legit online sellers authorized to sell the product. No need for shady stuff numba one bahgin $ave...
01-31-23, 04:52 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,280
Posted By veganbikes

Anytime there is a discussion about anything...

Anytime there is a discussion about anything there are the Canine Youngster to come in and go in a different direction usually "well I only ride a single speed so gears are irrelevant" or complain...
01-31-23, 02:21 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 2,354
Posted By veganbikes

I still have non-electronically shifted bikes but...

I still have non-electronically shifted bikes but yeah Di2 is really nice and Rohloff E-14 is great for commuting. I would still do mechanical shifting but I do really love electronic shifting and if...
01-31-23, 02:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 456
Posted By veganbikes

louky as I have said time is money and some bikes...

louky as I have said time is money and some bikes are just not worth a lot so if putting some good wet lube and letting it soak in for a day or two is not going to get it working well just move on to...
01-31-23, 02:02 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,881
Posted By veganbikes

I would want to replace it at that point anyway...

I would want to replace it at that point anyway worn or not. Tape soaks in your sweat and it sits on the handlebar all the time and you cannot see what is going on underneath it. It is a good thing...
01-31-23, 12:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 460
Posted By veganbikes

Do we really need to go through this again??? No...

Do we really need to go through this again??? No none of the sites are legit whatever site you come up with that you have doubts about is not. Trying to save money can easily be a loosing game when...
01-31-23, 12:39 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 2,989
Posted By veganbikes

It is a lot to carry I will admit, I don't know...

It is a lot to carry I will admit, I don't know how full the rack was but I do believe his story as I trust him quite a bit as I had worked with him for many years and know his caliber and quality.
01-30-23, 10:15 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,457
Posted By veganbikes

I actually did re-read what you wrote I wanted to...

I actually did re-read what you wrote I wanted to make sure I wasn't getting anything wrong.


The Motobecane is slightly better-ish then some other bikes at the same price but it is still below...
01-30-23, 09:00 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,457
Posted By veganbikes

Tourney is just low end stuff for Shimano to put...

Tourney is just low end stuff for Shimano to put their name on. It is not of quality it is designed to be cheap and that is about it. It is found on wally-mart bikes and the bottom end of stuff you...
Forum: Touring
01-30-23, 06:13 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,129
Posted By veganbikes

The whole point of going 26" is finding tires in...

The whole point of going 26" is finding tires in other countries. If I am so stuck on a single tire brand I cannot easily get well I probably didn't need that size and could have gone 700c or 650b or...
01-30-23, 06:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 462
Posted By veganbikes

You stated you had never maintained it so hence...

You stated you had never maintained it so hence why I questioned it. Probably most motors don't need much though bearings are still bearings. But really it is what is around them that the motor can...
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