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11-20-17, 09:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,020
Posted By HvPnyrs

AAAARRRRHHHHGGGG!!!! :bang::bang: Crap :crash:...

AAAARRRRHHHHGGGG!!!! :bang::bang: Crap :crash:

I am totally blaming my Cold and Flu meds, for the above fiasco.
Any possible interactions with 'Adult Beverages' I will neither confirm, nor...
11-20-17, 08:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,020
Posted By HvPnyrs

^^^:thumb::thumb::thumb:^^^ Yup, Euro style...

^^^:thumb::thumb::thumb:^^^

Yup, Euro style ring lock mounting braze ons. As stated previously, further up thread, not very secure.
Would need supplementing with a quality 'Anchoring' lock to...
11-20-17, 08:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,020
Posted By HvPnyrs

Yup, Euro style ring lock mount braze-ons. ...

Yup, Euro style ring lock mount braze-ons.
Surprised fiets bob hasn't dropped in. As previously stated above, not very secure, would need to supplement with a quality 'anchoring' lock to work in...
10-18-17, 06:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,075
Posted By HvPnyrs

:thumb::thumb::thumb: 3 SA...

:thumb::thumb::thumb:

3 SA Titanico X saddles here. Woo Hoo -- They work for this Neon Ninja.:love:
Of course different butts different results.:rolleyes:



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07-04-17, 12:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,470
Posted By HvPnyrs

Son of Twin Graph

Another big thumbs-up for the Zefal twin graph.:thumb:

Purchased new, along with a Zefal HPX full size frame fit pump in 2001 to go with the then brand new Trek 520.
Near Daily use for 2+...
06-21-17, 06:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,769
Posted By HvPnyrs

Heavy Sigh :eek::bang: /

Heavy Sigh :eek::bang:



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Forum: Commuting
06-17-17, 10:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,860
Posted By HvPnyrs

Wow! Big Apple, Brklyn, Queens = TRIFECTA, LOL

Let''s " Go For Broke ". Parking on the street for a full shift? ( cubicle farmhand? ) Or, best case. For less than 5 min ( courier/delivery person? ).



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05-18-17, 01:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 860
Posted By HvPnyrs

IME, The 'user satisfaction' of...

IME,

The 'user satisfaction' of quick/instant patches is pretty directly related to tire inflation pressure.
Generally the higher the tire pressure, the lower the user satisfaction.
Cyclists...
Forum: Commuting
04-29-17, 08:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,410
Posted By HvPnyrs

Strava Heat Map may be worth a look (zoom in...

Strava Heat Map may be worth a look (zoom in really close), combine with Google Street view. Add the other excellent suggestions above.



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04-27-17, 07:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,717
Posted By HvPnyrs

AAARRRRRRGGGGGH ... Crap!

linberl,
My apologies, and thanks for the heads-up!
Somehow, I was under the impression the response was to noglider's comment about his Krypto NYFU. The quoted weight numbers being a simple...
04-27-17, 05:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,717
Posted By HvPnyrs

5.4 lbs? Uhhhm ... Not so much?

^^^:foo::foo::foo:^^^


Just in the interest of accuracy AND as a long time user of the legendary Big 'K' New York F/U lock. I would like to clarify that the top of the line BICYCLE SECURITY...
Forum: Commuting
12-22-16, 05:29 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,751
Posted By HvPnyrs

If bike is moving, lights are on! Basic...

If bike is moving, lights are on!
Basic survival, here in the "Hit and Run Capital of America".
12-15-16, 07:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 589
Posted By HvPnyrs

Wait...WUT?!?!? ... I was NOT suposed to use...

Wait...WUT?!?!?
... I was NOT suposed to use Devon Liquid Steel Epoxy on those bad boys???:eek::eek::eek::cry::cry:
AAARRRGGGHHH, Crap!!!



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12-13-16, 07:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 587
Posted By HvPnyrs

Use what you've got? Mount the light on the...

Use what you've got?
Mount the light on the underside of the handlebar. I have mounted several of my lights under the handlebars over the years.
... They tend to be much more stable position...
12-11-16, 11:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,731
Posted By HvPnyrs

:thumb::thumb:^^^^:thumb::thumb: Kudos...

:thumb::thumb:^^^^:thumb::thumb:

Kudos also to O.P. for considering this Very important issue.

It's not just about the Lumens
At 20+ mph you need a 'Thrower' , tightly focused and aimed...
12-11-16, 09:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By HvPnyrs

Your brakes are workin' fine? Quiet, with...

Your brakes are workin' fine? Quiet, with satisfactory stopping power?:thumb:
As mentioned earlier in post #2 (using different words). "If it ain't broke, fa' gawds sake, Don't 'Fix' it."::rolleyes:...
11-29-16, 01:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,602
Posted By HvPnyrs

Take a look at the ' Fine Print ' portion of the...

Take a look at the ' Fine Print ' portion of the warranty.
... I would Not be surprised if it includes a clause that stipulates that 'Purchaser' must bring bike into Performance Bike at some minimal...
11-27-16, 08:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 871
Posted By HvPnyrs

AUTOCORRECT / AUTOSPELL / AUTOCOMPLETE, ...

AUTOCORRECT / AUTOSPELL / AUTOCOMPLETE, GGRRRRRRRR, Don't. Even. Get. Me. Started. Almost as bad as Coyotes.



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11-24-16, 09:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 577
Posted By HvPnyrs

The sound of one leg pedaling

Agree with earlier post suggesting single leg pedaling drills to address possible muscle imbalance issues.
Added benefit of improving pedaling form and efficiency. Particularly if you tend to...
11-24-16, 07:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,459
Posted By HvPnyrs

Minimum tire clearance is "FAIL" (worst case: Dangerous)

It is Best to Always have enough clearance between the tires, forks, frame, rim brake mechanism, Chainrings etc. So that bike is still Ridable should you break a Spoke, or two.

... This is of...
Forum: Commuting
11-17-16, 11:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,082
Posted By HvPnyrs

:thumb: Agree with both FBinNY and tarwheel...

:thumb: Agree with both FBinNY and tarwheel :thumb:

... I tour with a complete set of Arkel front and rear panniers myself.
... While I haven't (yet) tried the rear Arkels on the front lowrider....
Forum: Commuting
11-17-16, 09:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 991
Posted By HvPnyrs

My personal take-away from O.P.s "A...

My personal take-away from O.P.s "A Challenging", "But Valuable", "Growth Opportunity"?
Never Ass-u-me the Other party will do what "I" Expect. Most Specifically when "I" am ABSOLUTELY, 100%,...
Forum: Commuting
11-17-16, 07:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,263
Posted By HvPnyrs

Seattle: BRAND NEW - $1000/$1500 Disk Equipped, Drop Bar Road/CX bike!!??

.. It appears that your very first post after joining bikeforums (Welcome to the Forums, by the way!!!) was for commuter roadbike shopping advice?

:bang: : DOWNTOWN? ... OUCH!!! :eek: :twitchy:
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11-13-16, 10:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,409
Posted By HvPnyrs

Standing blowouts usually occur after the tire...

Standing blowouts usually occur after the tire has been remounted improperly after a flat.
Need to be sure that the innertube is *Completely Inside* the tire. Otherwise the small portion of tube...
Forum: Commuting
11-08-16, 08:29 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,603
Posted By HvPnyrs

It's not a black/white, yes/no answer. ......

It's not a black/white, yes/no answer.
... Since my 16+ mile, one way commute is 95% multi-lane arterials with 35-45 mph speed limits, I'm usually claiming the passenger side tire track as my...
11-08-16, 05:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,279
Posted By HvPnyrs

Bullet has slowed to subsonic (below 1100 ft sec...

Bullet has slowed to subsonic (below 1100 ft sec depending on altitude / elevation). So no 'mini sonic boom' / 'Whip Crack' Pop from Supersonic shockwave. FWIW, accuracy usually goes to crap, but...
Forum: Commuting
10-27-16, 05:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,263
Posted By HvPnyrs

Not enough information. How 'nice' is the bike...

Not enough information.
How 'nice' is the bike (old 'beater' bike, classic fixed up racer, Brand New going to College bike?). What type bike (beach cruiser, mountain, road, track bike? etc.)
By...
10-27-16, 04:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,232
Posted By HvPnyrs

Aaaaaaarrrrrgggggg

Ohhh, Emmm, GOSH,:eek::twitchy::bang:

Just did a more detailed research on the Sirrus.
... Mea Maxima Culpa, for not taking the time to appreciate the retail price. My Most sincere apologies....
10-27-16, 03:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,232
Posted By HvPnyrs

Heavy Sigh, I must agree with the Kentucky...

Heavy Sigh,
I must agree with the Kentucky Colonel and Maelochs above.
... It seems the locks you have chosen are all "much of a muchness" - "Six of one , Half a dozen of another". They are what...
Forum: Commuting
10-24-16, 07:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,425
Posted By HvPnyrs

How Willing Are YOU, to be an 'Early Adopter'/'Beta Tester'/'Guinea Pig'?

In my case, I feel the stakes are Too High, THE LOSS of either of my bikes would be devastating. The Threat Environment in L. A. Downtown, while certainly not as high as New York or any where near as...
Forum: Commuting
10-24-16, 04:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,216
Posted By HvPnyrs

Hmmm, Just had another thought. Did you leave...

Hmmm,
Just had another thought. Did you leave batteries inside the light while it was unused? It's possible they may have leaked corrosive electrolytic fluid. There's a chance the fluid got into...
Forum: Commuting
10-24-16, 03:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,216
Posted By HvPnyrs

My first step, would be to use the Eraser on an...

My first step, would be to use the Eraser on an 'Old School' wooden pencil to 'burnish'/polish the battery contacts inside the light. Pay attention and do a thorough and carefully gentle job. The...
10-15-16, 04:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 684
Posted By HvPnyrs

Oops- My Bad (Mea Culpa)

Did some more research. My mistake, turns out bike is one of the early Hybrids. 700c wheels, near as I can tell it didn't spec with Bio-Pace from factory.

Maybe O.P. can furnish a clear picture...
10-15-16, 03:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 684
Posted By HvPnyrs

OP started a thread in the 'Commuting' sub-forum...

OP started a thread in the 'Commuting' sub-forum with pictures.
Titled " Looking for help of any kind! Loading up a Diamondback Cross Country with heavy cargo " Started 10/9/16

Purchased...
Forum: Commuting
10-14-16, 10:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,588
Posted By HvPnyrs

ADVICE: WITH A DIFFERENT FOCUS---- Pt -2 of 3

O.P. Let's get real here, INVESTING IN YOUR PERSONAL SAFETY SHOULD BE #1 PRIORITY for any extra cash you have.

... Don't know when your FOOD DELIVERY job starts. But if you are routinely out on...
Forum: Commuting
10-14-16, 02:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,588
Posted By HvPnyrs

ADVICE: WITH A DIFFERENT FOCUS ---- Pt -1

NUMBER ONE PRIORITY: UPGRADE LIGHTING. It is never a waste to invest in your Personal Safety...
http://i68.tinypic.com/fyhoqx.jpg

This is a personal SAFETY/INJURY issue. If nothing else, make...
Forum: Commuting
10-14-16, 02:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,588
Posted By HvPnyrs

ADVICE: WITH A DIFFERENT FOCUS ---- Pt -1

AAAAAAARRRRRGGGGGG,
Crap, totally messed up the editing process. See post below.
10-13-16, 05:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 978
Posted By HvPnyrs

My focus would be the tires/wheels. Quickest,...

My focus would be the tires/wheels. Quickest, easiest way to find out would be to exchange wheel sets between the bikes. Assuming both bikes use same size wheels.

One bike has a set of near...
10-12-16, 03:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 698
Posted By HvPnyrs

Yarn bomb/Knit storm that bad boy

:thumb::thumb:

Unfortunately my local V.A. Clinic uses one very similar to O.P.s Problem child.

Being on FEDERAL GOVERNMENT PROPERTY,
I am not able to muster the Fortitude to recruit the...
10-12-16, 02:35 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,364
Posted By HvPnyrs

:thumb::thumb: Most Strongly Agree ...

:thumb::thumb: Most Strongly Agree

Although my personal circumstances don't allow an n+1 at this time. Plus, not so sure my knees would like me anymore, if I got another SS/fixie::50:
:
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10-12-16, 12:00 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,364
Posted By HvPnyrs

+1 to you, as well as Reynolds A past...

+1 to you, as well as Reynolds

A past graduate of the LSD (Long Slow Distance) School myself. It was how I trained for the first, second, and third Pacific Coast Tours in the late '70s thru...
10-12-16, 06:25 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,364
Posted By HvPnyrs

Going Faster: Spin The Big Gears

Someone much more gifted and famous than myself is supposed to have stated 'it is much better to Spin the Big Gears'.
PROPERLY TRAIN YOURSELF, to spin the Big Gears, FOR HOURS AT A TIME Without...
10-12-16, 03:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,479
Posted By HvPnyrs

:thumb:+1 My rollers have a belt driven,...

:thumb:+1 My rollers have a belt driven, adjustable mag resistance unit:thumb:

Living in the heart of L.A. Downtown, I'm Extremely Reluctant to venture out onto the streets after "Happy...
10-10-16, 02:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 792
Posted By HvPnyrs

:thumb::thumb:, Appreciate the follow-up re:...

:thumb::thumb:, Appreciate the follow-up re: Superflash USB backward compatibility with original Superflash mounts


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Forum: Commuting
10-10-16, 09:36 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,905
Posted By HvPnyrs

:thumb:^^^ above MUP / MUT (Multi Use Path...

:thumb:^^^ above

MUP / MUT (Multi Use Path / Trail) what used to be called a Bike Path back in the Last Century:50:
Heavy Sigh... not only am I old, Evidently I'm the slowest typist 'in like...
10-07-16, 07:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,947
Posted By HvPnyrs

Hmmm, OP I don't have a clue what TYPE...

Hmmm,
OP I don't have a clue what TYPE BICYCLE you're riding? The above quote makes me think it's possible you might be on a bike with a small top-end gear ratio? (MTB drive train vs Road drive...
10-03-16, 01:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 792
Posted By HvPnyrs

Not sure of the mount compatibility w/r to newer...

Not sure of the mount compatibility w/r to newer PB usb rechargeable taillights, maybe someone else has had experience with them.

I do have experience with the PDW Radbot 1000 (full 1 watt...
10-03-16, 12:56 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 19,297
Posted By HvPnyrs

Thanks, for the prompt response....

Thanks, for the prompt response. :thumb::thumb::thumb:
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10-03-16, 12:38 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 19,297
Posted By HvPnyrs

Bad YouTube Link?

^^^ above post ^^^

Maybe just me? I keep getting an error code (400) when clicking the '1nterceptor' provided u-tube link.
09-30-16, 09:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,451
Posted By HvPnyrs

^^^ :thumb::thumb::thumb:^^^ THIS above Yup,...

^^^ :thumb::thumb::thumb:^^^ THIS above
Yup, yup , Best design I've found so far for damp/cool conditions riding, these go into my bottle cages.

Extremely tough domed lid (I believe it's made...
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