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Forum: Folding Bikes
04-05-14, 10:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,306
Posted By werks

Happy B'day ... Let the good times roll :thumb: ...

Happy B'day ... Let the good times roll :thumb:

http://www.yostwerks.com/BFModule1.jpg
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-04-14, 09:38 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 15,600
Posted By werks

http://www.yostwerks.com/RuthBascom.jpg ...

http://www.yostwerks.com/RuthBascom.jpg

http://www.yostwerks.com/ReddingKeswickD.jpg

http://www.yostwerks.com/BFB.jpg
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-14-13, 08:53 PM
Replies: 1,173
Views: 332,918
Posted By werks

Sacramento River Trail

Sundial Bridge, Redding, CA
http://www.yostwerks.com/ReddingBike1.jpg

Diestelhorst Bridge , Sacramento River
http://www.yostwerks.com/ReddingBike2.jpg
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-18-13, 11:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,702
Posted By werks

I don't pretend to know which folding bike best...

I don't pretend to know which folding bike best suits your requirements. Research, research, research !
We've flown twice this summer with our Bike Friday "Pocket Companions". We paid $750US each on...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-03-13, 08:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,077
Posted By werks

When the white stuff arrives at my place (...

When the white stuff arrives at my place ( 9,000ft elevation), I Nordic ski, ski, and ski some more... Plus several days of snowshoeing.
Weather permitting, I drive down to the Denver area (...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-01-13, 04:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,819
Posted By werks

My Pocket Companion rolls quite well on two...

My Pocket Companion rolls quite well on two wheels when folded. I fail to see the problem :D
http://www.yostwerks.com/BFLuggageC1



I rent an SUV when flying and take along a bike rack I made. ...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-17-13, 04:09 PM
Replies: 1,173
Views: 332,918
Posted By werks

Yesterday in Glenwood Canyon ... ...

Yesterday in Glenwood Canyon ...

http://www.yostwerks.com/Glenwood20131.jpg

http://www.yostwerks.com/Glenwood20133.jpg
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-12-13, 07:06 AM
Replies: 1,173
Views: 332,918
Posted By werks

I made a rack for the Bike Friday's to fit inside...

I made a rack for the Bike Friday's to fit inside my FJ Cruiser as well as top mounted bike and kayak racks. Tom


Just another day at the office :thumb:
http://www.yostwerks.com/FJRacksA
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-03-13, 04:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 815
Posted By werks

Thanks... great video. I visited Bike Friday...

Thanks... great video.

I visited Bike Friday in Eugene, Oregon a few weeks ago and was impressed with their small operation. They said that they build
about 9 bikes per day. I bought mine for...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-12-13, 10:55 PM
Replies: 1,173
Views: 332,918
Posted By werks

Just flew back from a week in Oregon attending...

Just flew back from a week in Oregon attending the NCAA track and field championships. Next time we'll take folding kayaks and do some paddling.

http://www.yostwerks.com/RowA3.jpg
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-05-13, 07:48 AM
Replies: 1,173
Views: 332,918
Posted By werks

Two conseres fridayus flew into PDX yesterday and...

Two conseres fridayus flew into PDX yesterday and survived the cocoon handling ordeal intact. This week they will explore Eugene's bike paths while also attending the NCAA track and field...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-03-13, 06:11 AM
Replies: 1,173
Views: 332,918
Posted By werks

Recent rides in Denver ... ...

Recent rides in Denver ...

http://www.yostwerks.com/D4.jpg

http://www.yostwerks.com/D7.jpg

http://www.yostwerks.com/D8.jpg

http://www.yostwerks.com/D1.jpg
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-24-13, 07:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,099
Posted By werks

You can fold it with the rack on, but folded size...

You can fold it with the rack on, but folded size will be larger than without it so I don't think it will fit into a 62" case for airline travel.
http://garrysaccountingserv.com/tom/ZedXBFA.jpg

...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-23-13, 07:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,651
Posted By werks

Thanks everyone for your comments :) ...

Thanks everyone for your comments :)



It's a Pocket Companion. Normal breakdown / assembly is under a minute, with additional breakdown
required for packing another minute or two. Packing the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-22-13, 08:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,651
Posted By werks

Bike Friday Transport Module

I recently bought two inexpensive ($63.00ea) hard side spinners for the BF's for a
flight to Eugene, Oregon for the 2013 NCAA track and field championships in June
mixed with plenty of cycling in...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-25-13, 12:43 PM
Replies: 1,173
Views: 332,918
Posted By werks

Thanks ...The roads can be crowded on weekends,...

Thanks ...The roads can be crowded on weekends, but during the weekdays when I ride, it's pretty quiet.
In addition to the roads, there are also many miles of bike paths ( paved) and mountain bike...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-25-13, 06:34 AM
Replies: 1,173
Views: 332,918
Posted By werks

I much prefer riding to driving .... with maximum...

I much prefer riding to driving .... with maximum possible fun being the objective :thumb:
Maximum possible speed on any of these bikes can only lead to trouble !...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-24-13, 11:12 AM
Replies: 1,173
Views: 332,918
Posted By werks

LOL ! I originally built a bike rack for the...

LOL ! I originally built a bike rack for the Porsche, but didn't like having a bike hanging out the back. That's why I converted two old bikes to take-apart's to fit in the trunk. They too were a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-24-13, 10:44 AM
Replies: 1,173
Views: 332,918
Posted By werks

Very nice ! Good components and gearing. ...

Very nice ! Good components and gearing.

At 65 , I need to add a small inner chainring to the Bike Friday to have the gearing required for climbing here
in the Rocky Mountains.

Due to...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-24-13, 09:37 AM
Replies: 1,173
Views: 332,918
Posted By werks

Please explain ? Tom

Please explain ?

Tom
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-24-13, 09:27 AM
Replies: 1,173
Views: 332,918
Posted By werks

Likely both ! I don't recall ever seeing one. ...

Likely both ! I don't recall ever seeing one.
Nice looking bikes however.

Do you own one ?

Tom
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-23-13, 01:33 PM
Replies: 1,173
Views: 332,918
Posted By werks

Bike Friday

Our Pocket Companions and their transport module.
http://garrysaccountingserv.com/tom/BF0.jpg

My bike in the trunk minus it's bag.
http://garrysaccountingserv.com/tom/BF0B.jpg

Rita's BF in...
04-25-12, 06:48 AM
Replies: 26,033
Views: 2,707,293
Posted By werks

Here's pics from the past 3 days .... I've added...

Here's pics from the past 3 days .... I've added kayaking to the mix now that Nordic ski season is over ... sigh !

Tom

http://www.yostwerks.com/Falco12Dillon0.jpg - Loveland Pass (12,000ft)
...
02-14-12, 04:09 PM
Replies: 1,286
Views: 47,021
Posted By werks

Since we're on the subject of skiing ..... Last...

Since we're on the subject of skiing ..... Last week I skated four days and snowshoed two.
For some reason I don't miss cycling a whole lot :D

Skiing last week..... 27 days so far this season ...
12-14-11, 12:18 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,004
Posted By werks

Being partial to roadsters, I love the Cobra,...

Being partial to roadsters, I love the Cobra, Healey, and Tiger in this thread. My old MGA and Midget were a blast !
However, in my garage, the Aprilia Falco is my favorite with the Triumph Sprint a...
10-29-11, 09:34 AM
Replies: 1,286
Views: 47,021
Posted By werks

I'm always anxious for winter to arrive... very...

I'm always anxious for winter to arrive... very little bicycling, but skiing more than makes up for it. I do miss riding the Aprilia however :rolleyes:

Tom
10-27-11, 06:48 PM
Replies: 1,286
Views: 47,021
Posted By werks

Went snowshoeing today for the first time this...

Went snowshoeing today for the first time this season. About a foot of new snow fell yesterday.
It's just a teaser for the upcoming nordic ski seaon.

Great workout, and great fun at 12,000ft :D...
10-09-11, 07:58 AM
Replies: 1,286
Views: 47,021
Posted By werks

Last week after climbing / descending Deer Creek...

Last week after climbing / descending Deer Creek Canyon, we took the Greenway trail along the South Platte at Chatfield State Park to a bit north of Littleton. Very nice scenic paved bike path with...
10-08-11, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1,286
Views: 47,021
Posted By werks

Today's ride .... Not :D First snowfall of...

Today's ride .... Not :D

First snowfall of the season at 9,000ft
http://www.yostwerks.com/BirdFeeder3.jpg
10-07-11, 12:10 PM
Replies: 1,286
Views: 47,021
Posted By werks

The bike on the back of the bike is my idea of...

The bike on the back of the bike is my idea of multi-tasking :)

To quote your quote ..... "Don't build a box around yourself and you won't have to think outside it" :D

Tom

Skiing anyone !!...
10-07-11, 08:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,989
Posted By werks

Once acclimated, you won't really notice it while...

Once acclimated, you won't really notice it while cycling, though performance will be diminished overall. VO2 max is greatly effected by age and altitude.

Since I live at 9,000ft, am 64 years...
10-07-11, 06:23 AM
Replies: 1,286
Views: 47,021
Posted By werks

Thanks. I built the one in the front over 20...

Thanks. I built the one in the front over 20 years ago based on offsets I got from a 200 year old Aleutian Island Baidarka.
Though the original was a skin on frame kayak, not a woodstrip.


...
10-06-11, 03:23 PM
Replies: 1,286
Views: 47,021
Posted By werks

Due to deteriorating weather conditions in Summit...

Due to deteriorating weather conditions in Summit county yesterday, we dropped down to warmer and
oxygen rich 5,500ft elevation :p for 2hrs kayaking at Chatfield Reservoir followed by 2hrs cycling...
09-28-11, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1,286
Views: 47,021
Posted By werks

Thanks ! Stop by anytime. There's plenty of...

Thanks ! Stop by anytime. There's plenty of toys for everyone :)

Tom
09-28-11, 06:23 AM
Replies: 1,286
Views: 47,021
Posted By werks

Thanks for your comments ! I normally build skin...

Thanks for your comments ! I normally build skin on frame kayaks (SOF), but every once in a while I like to make a woodstrip boat.

This one is unusual in that it uses no fiberglass unlike every...
09-28-11, 06:00 AM
Replies: 1,286
Views: 47,021
Posted By werks

... if memory serves me correctly there was a...

... if memory serves me correctly there was a folding Sea Cruiser on the Amazon trip, you paddled a Long Haul, but most of all I recall that you gave up riding your KTM :(
09-28-11, 05:48 AM
Replies: 1,286
Views: 47,021
Posted By werks

That's Loveland Pass, though we did ride over...

That's Loveland Pass, though we did ride over Hoosier Pass earlier in the day.
The Aspen are changing quickly.

Yesterday at Hoosier Pass ...
http://www.yostwerks.com/AspenA1.jpg

Aspen below...
09-27-11, 08:49 PM
Replies: 1,286
Views: 47,021
Posted By werks

Took a day off from working out and went for a...

Took a day off from working out and went for a ride on my Triumph with a friend. We crossed several mountain passes along the way. Also completed the rocking boat cradle I designed and built for my...
09-22-11, 01:26 PM
Replies: 1,286
Views: 47,021
Posted By werks

It's a nice ride this time of year as the...

It's a nice ride this time of year as the bikepath is mostly free of traffic, especially the "downhill coasters" that start atop Vail Pass.
Scary to say the least !

One of my favorite cycling...
09-19-11, 12:15 PM
Replies: 1,286
Views: 47,021
Posted By werks

[QUOTE that is Mt. Royal? Right?[/QUOTE] Not...

[QUOTE that is Mt. Royal? Right?[/QUOTE]

Not sure, but it's in the same area along tenmile Creek. I rode from Frisco to Vail Pass that day.
09-19-11, 06:19 AM
Replies: 1,286
Views: 47,021
Posted By werks

I've added kayaking to my cycling workouts the...

I've added kayaking to my cycling workouts the past few weeks. Here's pics from Friday at 9,100ft elevation Lake Dillon.
This a new redwood kayak I built this summer.
...
06-16-11, 09:44 PM
Replies: 26,033
Views: 2,707,293
Posted By werks

Yes, along Montezuma Road. Here's a couple...

Yes, along Montezuma Road.

Here's a couple pics from last summer in your neck of the woods.
http://www.yostwerks.com/BPA.jpg

http://www.yostwerks.com/BP7.jpg
06-16-11, 02:18 PM
Replies: 26,033
Views: 2,707,293
Posted By werks

Here's a couple of pics from today's 2 hr ride...

Here's a couple of pics from today's 2 hr ride which included several miles of climbing at 10,000ft. Good workout, with a stop
for pics on the descent. I haven't kept track of my speed or distance...
06-15-11, 07:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,120
Posted By werks

On average, that is correct, though grades can be...

On average, that is correct, though grades can be much steeper in sections.
I rode Loveland Pass last week, and will be doing it again today.

Below is a description of both Loveland and...
06-14-11, 11:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,120
Posted By werks

I was on I-70 near Avon yesterday and saw some of...

I was on I-70 near Avon yesterday and saw some of the RTR riders. It's my understanding that the death occured
between Tenessee Pass and Minturn.

If so, I rode that stretch last week on a...
06-14-11, 11:39 AM
Replies: 26,033
Views: 2,707,293
Posted By werks

Yesterday's Ride ... 3hrs mostly flat by Colorado...

Yesterday's Ride ... 3hrs mostly flat by Colorado standards :)
http://www.yostwerks.com/Dillon13Jun111.jpg


Today's ride ... 2hrs with good climbs along the Snake River....
06-09-11, 09:16 PM
Replies: 26,033
Views: 2,707,293
Posted By werks

I climbed Loveland Pass again today. Temps at the...

I climbed Loveland Pass again today. Temps at the top were in the upper 30's... windchill on the descent was pretty cold.
The pics are shown in reverse order as they were taken on the way back...
06-04-11, 08:15 AM
Replies: 26,033
Views: 2,707,293
Posted By werks

Yes, the last day of the BTC crosses Loveland...

Yes, the last day of the BTC crosses Loveland Pass as seen in the last 3 pics above.

You'll pass four ski areas on the ascent / descent though A-Basin is the only one that's still open. I'm...
06-03-11, 11:44 AM
Replies: 26,033
Views: 2,707,293
Posted By werks

LOL ! I've got no interest in winning, though I...

LOL ! I've got no interest in winning, though I readily admit to an obsession with having fun :D

Tom
06-03-11, 06:49 AM
Replies: 26,033
Views: 2,707,293
Posted By werks

Here's a couple pics from yesterday riding and...

Here's a couple pics from yesterday riding and cycling. You decide which is which :D
Both involved copious amounts of climbing ...

http://www.yostwerks.com/LovelandApeF.jpg
...
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