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09-09-18, 12:57 PM
Replies: 74
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Posted By jbucky1

I think its a copy, the Rema's are worth paying...

I think its a copy, the Rema's are worth paying for, the taper is great.

james

www.buckyrides.com
09-08-18, 06:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,415
Posted By jbucky1

I have had a lot of luck when cycling and I am...

I have had a lot of luck when cycling and I am thankful. I put a lot of it down to trying to be hyper-aware of my situation and environment. Always looking, always listening, ensuring that I am seen...
09-08-18, 05:57 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,513
Posted By jbucky1

In the small tubes, it has a tenancy to dry up...

In the small tubes, it has a tenancy to dry up over a year or so . (If the seal is broken), check by giving it a squeeze.

jbucky
www.buckyrides.com
09-08-18, 05:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 441
Posted By jbucky1

I used to work for Yakima and in these categories...

I used to work for Yakima and in these categories you pay for what you get, the top brands have better designs, more refined features, use better quality materials, have better welds, better customer...
09-08-18, 03:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,415
Posted By jbucky1

I take the lane if I need to do it for my safety...

I take the lane if I need to do it for my safety - It's a judgement call.
Otherwise I try be courteous to staying the side of the road.

I find a lot nowadays that if I am on a rural road, it is...
09-08-18, 02:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 441
Posted By jbucky1

I say Yakima :thumbsup: - always good experiences...

I say Yakima :thumbsup: - always good experiences

- james
www.buckyrides.com
06-22-18, 09:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,366
Posted By jbucky1

Interesting idea. If I can figure out which...

Interesting idea. If I can figure out which surface is at fault I can probably fix without adding material. ie the top lip of bottle might be out of plat and not sealing, or out of round.
06-21-18, 03:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,366
Posted By jbucky1

After two 50mile trips, with the lids checked and...

After two 50mile trips, with the lids checked and double checked, yep leaking on the bike at the lid to bottle seam. Only small amounts.

Bummer, wish there was a fix for this.

james
...
06-19-18, 11:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,366
Posted By jbucky1

Ill try em again today and see what's up. Lid's...

Ill try em again today and see what's up. Lid's are always tightened on good in my case. Might be some dishwasher warping, but I think that have been in the dishwasher a total of 3 times so that...
06-19-18, 12:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,366
Posted By jbucky1

Thanks for the points. I called Camelbak and they...

Thanks for the points. I called Camelbak and they said "send them back" .... my eyes were rolling....
Im just gonna try screwing lids on harder and maybe sanding the tops of the bottles for...
06-17-18, 07:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,366
Posted By jbucky1

Leaky Camelbak Podium

I have some Camelbak podiums and they leak just a little where the lid meets the body. Are they known for this? Has anyone else had this issue? the bottles are probably 6 months old and used a lot....
03-17-17, 12:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,046
Posted By jbucky1

The Dalles : Dalles Mountain 60 Ride

Did any of you ride the Dalles Mtn 60? From The Dalles, It was pretty great, I actually rode it the day after

here is my recap

https://buckyrides.com/2017/03/16/dalles-mountain-road/
...
Forum: Commuting
02-18-17, 11:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 777
Posted By jbucky1

I guess I am lucky because I am financially...

I guess I am lucky because I am financially rewarded for riding my bike to work by my company. Although the wellness term is vague, my company sees this as encouraging wellness in employees.
...
Forum: Commuting
02-14-17, 03:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,959
Posted By jbucky1

I have used both full wool and "sport" wool, like...

I have used both full wool and "sport" wool, like the kind by Rapha, both are very good. I find "sport" wool to be more form fitting and less saggy as the other material - 60% polyester 40% merino...
Forum: Commuting
02-14-17, 01:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 777
Posted By jbucky1

Thanks, yeah , I think dude is casting his net a...

Thanks, yeah , I think dude is casting his net a bit wider to all alternate forms of commuting. Maybe not specifically bike. But I figured a good place to represent!

jbucky...
Forum: Commuting
02-14-17, 01:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 777
Posted By jbucky1

commuting survey - alternative transportation

A fellow of mine is doing an academic study to better understand bike commuting and alternative transportation, if you have 5 mins I'm sure he would appreciate your input in this survey.
...
Forum: Commuting
02-09-17, 10:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,938
Posted By jbucky1

well said, plus a long flap in the back aka ...

well said, plus a long flap in the back aka buddy flap, will be great for those behind you

jbucky
http://www.buckyrides.com
Forum: Commuting
02-08-17, 09:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,938
Posted By jbucky1

Thats rad dude, finding those limits can really...

Thats rad dude, finding those limits can really empower you. As for gear, im sure there is some stuff on my blog that could help you in the future http://www.buckyrides.com , jackets, shoes all that...
01-25-17, 11:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 943
Posted By jbucky1

I have done a few of these, good rides. But here...

I have done a few of these, good rides. But here are a few of my favourites.

Burger Loop Lodge (https://buckyrides.com/2017/01/25/burger-lodge-loop/)

Circumnav Hood...
01-20-17, 12:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,726
Posted By jbucky1

Are you newer to riding? Could be a combination...

Are you newer to riding?
Could be a combination of fit and newness?

Also
Check out Tom Danielson's Core Advantage Book, it's good, core, flexibility, easy stretches. I'm 6ft 4 and suffer with...
01-20-17, 12:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,084
Posted By jbucky1

Little bit late to this thread but you should...

Little bit late to this thread but you should check out the WA side up. Seems like there are roads maybe a little more thinking than Dirty 30, but could be great. I have had good luck riding up nr...
01-19-17, 11:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 751
Posted By jbucky1

This seems like an inexpensive decent option ...

This seems like an inexpensive decent option

https://youtu.be/ALPesQ_5vzY
(https://youtu.be/ALPesQ_5vzY)
Harbor Freight 2.5 Liter Ultrasonic Cleaner Review

jbucky
http://www.buckyrides.com
01-19-17, 06:12 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 15,237
Posted By jbucky1

I love this saddle, it is great for people who...

I love this saddle, it is great for people who need to slightly rotate their hips / pelvis forward.

jbucky
http://www.buckyrides.com
01-18-17, 11:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,312
Posted By jbucky1

I see there is some confusion here between...

I see there is some confusion here between turning the wheel backwards vs turning the cranks backwards.

If you turn the wheel backwards yes the cranks/pedals should rotate backwards.
If you turn...
01-18-17, 09:36 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,762
Posted By jbucky1

I like this guy, I say, research, learn and...

I like this guy, I say, research, learn and build. It's kinda fun. I built my first GT mountain bike like this and it turned out well, takes time, but can turn out good, its all about the effort you...
Forum: Commuting
01-17-17, 09:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 531
Posted By jbucky1

Very True, its definitely an expensive jacket

Very True, its definitely an expensive jacket
Forum: Commuting
01-17-17, 07:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,702
Posted By jbucky1

1. Mental Wellness - time to think clearly 2....

1. Mental Wellness - time to think clearly
2. Environmentalism - less pollution than car & public transport
3. Convenience / Efficiency - as fast as a car, almost as convenient
Forum: Commuting
01-17-17, 07:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,702
Posted By jbucky1

What about environmentalism ? ...

What about environmentalism ?

http://www.buckyrides.com
Forum: Commuting
01-17-17, 07:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,856
Posted By jbucky1

With all the snow in Portland this last week and...

With all the snow in Portland this last week and a half, I really wish I had a fat bike to commute on.
Forum: Commuting
01-17-17, 06:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 531
Posted By jbucky1

ShowersPass Torch rain Jacket?

Has anyone tried this ShowersPass Torch jacket?
I have thoughts on it but curious to hear what you think? how well it did for you?
if so I would love to know your thoughts on it.
...
01-16-17, 12:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By jbucky1

Ha, that doesn't seem to get a lot of good press...

Ha, that doesn't seem to get a lot of good press from taxpayers and motorists!! ha ha!

http://www.buckyrides.com
01-13-17, 05:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,595
Posted By jbucky1

Yakima is a great company, they engineer things...

Yakima is a great company, they engineer things really well. I know the team there, super intelligent dudes.

jbucky
http://www.buckyrides.com
01-13-17, 12:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,595
Posted By jbucky1

Ha! I used to work for Yakima Racks! jbucky ...

Ha! I used to work for Yakima Racks!

jbucky
http://www.buckyrides.com
01-13-17, 12:51 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,595
Posted By jbucky1

I have this exact fork. Ck r45 hubs. Shimano...

I have this exact fork. Ck r45 hubs. Shimano skewers and no problems.

Jbucky
http://www.buckyrides.com
01-13-17, 12:35 AM
Replies: 1,158
Views: 118,465
Posted By jbucky1

Jbucky - portland. SE. Road and adventure...

Jbucky - portland. SE.

Road and adventure cyclist

I Post up some good local rides on my blog
http://www.buckyrides.com
01-12-17, 03:08 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 9,449
Posted By jbucky1

I might just buy a IKEA separate trailer because...

I might just buy a IKEA separate trailer because they are cheap enough and I infrequently need one. But good to have.

http://www.buckyrides.com
01-12-17, 12:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 637
Posted By jbucky1

They cancelled 14thand resched to 21st. Check out...

They cancelled 14thand resched to 21st. Check out my blog, deets there.

Www.buckyrides.com
01-11-17, 04:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,531
Posted By jbucky1

^^ makes sense to me, given my experience also ...

^^ makes sense to me, given my experience also

bucky
http://www.buckyrides.com
01-11-17, 04:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By jbucky1

Its a sweet route, I have ridden most, if not all...

Its a sweet route, I have ridden most, if not all of it before, normally in summer though

http://www.buckyrides.com
01-11-17, 04:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By jbucky1

Yeah saw that, makes sense given the 12" of snow ...

Yeah saw that, makes sense given the 12" of snow

http://www.buckyrides.com
01-11-17, 01:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,531
Posted By jbucky1

In the past I have used Stans in DuraAce tubeless...

In the past I have used Stans in DuraAce tubeless specfifc wheels TL designation. C24's. I found after 8months that something caused some marking on the inner surface of the rim. Texture and colour...
01-11-17, 01:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,683
Posted By jbucky1

This trailer looks pretty great, can you describe...

This trailer looks pretty great, can you describe how the wheels attach and how impressed you are with the linkage to the bike? wipekitty

Thanks
jbucky
http://www.buckyrides.com
01-09-17, 11:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 846
Posted By jbucky1

Love that headtube install. Nice writeups ...

Love that headtube install. Nice writeups

Jbucky
http://www.buckyrides.com
01-09-17, 10:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,512
Posted By jbucky1

I'm a 100% sure I have been in the Specialized...

I'm a 100% sure I have been in the Specialized store in Kowloon and sat on bike for feel and fit. Might want to try there I think it's off Canton Rd

jbucky
http://www.buckyrides.com
01-09-17, 09:59 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,541
Posted By jbucky1

26% a little road in Portlands West Hills called...

26% a little road in Portlands West Hills called Brynwood

jbucky
http://buckyrides.com (http://bucyrides.com)
01-08-17, 08:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 846
Posted By jbucky1

Yep it will work then. Im not sure on your set up...

Yep it will work then. Im not sure on your set up but you may encounter issues getting the correct setup with specific lengths of e-tube wires.
01-08-17, 08:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 846
Posted By jbucky1

Interesting, just for clarity, are you talking...

Interesting, just for clarity, are you talking about using an EW90-B ?

jbucky
http://www.buckyrides.com
01-08-17, 05:00 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 9,449
Posted By jbucky1

I'm also on board with this, the more on bikes...

I'm also on board with this, the more on bikes the better. I hope they launch in my area soon because that pull along trailer could be a quite attractive deal for someone who doesnt use them a lot.
...
01-08-17, 04:58 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 9,449
Posted By jbucky1

26 and 28 inch wheels are standard

26 and 28 inch wheels are standard
01-08-17, 04:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,349
Posted By jbucky1

I have ridden through and around there quite a...

I have ridden through and around there quite a bit, the lighting can be spotty / non existant, but I have not had problems. there are also a few routes around that path like one of teh prior posters...
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