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Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-03-17, 12:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 454
Posted By krashtest
It's an 8 speed shimano hub and there are only...

It's an 8 speed shimano hub and there are only two sprocket sizes available from the store.

But that's a great idea to buy both. Since they're cheap, I think I may just do that. Thanks for the...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-02-17, 02:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 454
Posted By krashtest
I remember seeing a similar calculator like this...

I remember seeing a similar calculator like this before. This is helpful. Thanks!
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-01-17, 10:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,452
Posted By krashtest
I had tested several folding bikes before...

I had tested several folding bikes before settling on a Brompton. I think it's good to see what something comparable to your initial choice rides like, because you never know, you may change your...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-30-17, 12:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 454
Posted By krashtest
Number of teeth on crank and sprocket

I'm looking to replace my current setup with an internal hub.

The crankset has 39,42,45 teeth and the rear sprocket comes with either a 18 or 20 teeth.

In layman's terms, what are the...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-07-17, 06:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 860
Posted By krashtest
Just to give an update, I went with hydros and...

Just to give an update, I went with hydros and purchased Shimano Deore BR-T615. I only have about a 100 Km on them but I've very satisfied thus far. Consistent and smooth operation, and only a bit of...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-02-17, 02:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 860
Posted By krashtest
Thanks everyone for your responses. I'm certainly...

Thanks everyone for your responses. I'm certainly leaning towards hydros now as thinking about all those adjustments gives me fits.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 04-30-17, 03:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 860
Posted By krashtest
Looking for advice on replacing Tektro Novela disc brakes

Hi all,

I'm looking to replace the Tektro Novela disc brakes on my Cannondale Bad Boy. They were stock on my ride and while I found them to be adequate for city riding , they would squeal on...
Forum: Blogger's Forum 10-10-16, 03:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,379
Posted By krashtest
Cheers for the compliment! No I'm not familiar...

Cheers for the compliment! No I'm not familiar with Thomas Schlijper, but thanks for sending the link. He has some real gems in his work!
Forum: Blogger's Forum 09-05-16, 08:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,379
Posted By krashtest
Amsterdam and beyond

I’m originally from Toronto but reside in Amsterdam. I started a blog simply as a need for a creative outlet.

My intent is to put a creative spin (pun intended) on how I view life urban life on...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-06-14, 11:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 986
Posted By krashtest
Totally agree. He's helped me on the spot...

Totally agree. He's helped me on the spot several times. One of my last visits I bought an old stem, didn't have enough dough and told me to bring it to him later. He was genuinely blown away when...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-30-13, 03:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 986
Posted By krashtest
High Park cycles pops into my mind every so often...

High Park cycles pops into my mind every so often after I saw the place closed down, so I'm glad to hear Jan is OK. He was certainly a unique character. Watching him deal with others, I felt like...
Forum: Folding Bikes 09-26-13, 04:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,517
Posted By krashtest
Continue to wear what you like and so what if you...

Continue to wear what you like and so what if you like an escaped mental patient.

Best thing to wear? A good pair of underwear is not to be underestimated.
Forum: Alt Bike Culture 08-25-13, 07:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,320
Posted By krashtest
Gotcha, thanks! Yeah that it explains what I was...

Gotcha, thanks! Yeah that it explains what I was viewing before, Bratz bikes that underwent a mod from the looks of it.
Forum: Alt Bike Culture 08-24-13, 06:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,320
Posted By krashtest
What is a Bratz bike?

I'm new to the terminology of lowriders and rat rod bikes. I've noticed some of them referenced as a Bratz bike.

Is a Bratz bike a brand or a type of lowrider? Not sure of the difference.
Forum: Folding Bikes 08-21-13, 07:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 812
Posted By krashtest
Critical mass rides in Toronto are generally...

Critical mass rides in Toronto are generally assisted by police volunteers. Mind you these rides are very organized, good-natured and move like molasses.
Forum: Folding Bikes 08-04-13, 07:43 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,680
Posted By krashtest
A dagger in my heart. I would like to see...

A dagger in my heart.

I would like to see these, do you have a Flickr account or something?
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: Whats it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 08-03-13, 08:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 250
Posted By krashtest
Please help ID my bike

Hey all,

I was hoping to get some help in identifying this Ladies loop frame bike. It's all original with the exception of the seat and the tires.

My research has led me to believe it's late...
Forum: Living Car Free 07-17-13, 07:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,089
Posted By krashtest
Riding in the city, I recently had two drivers...

Riding in the city, I recently had two drivers pull over and profusely apologize for cutting me off. One involved pick-up truck in which he nearly mowed me down in such a way that I swear looked...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 07-10-13, 10:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By krashtest
Thanks for the clarification. I was unfamiliar...

Thanks for the clarification. I was unfamiliar with the terminology.
Forum: Tandem Cycling 07-10-13, 04:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By krashtest
Anyone ride a Buddy Bike?

Does anyone have any experience riding a Buddy Bike? I was tad spellbound when I saw one for sale today.

It looks like it would be a blast with the right person (and weight I assume.) Curious on...
Forum: Introductions 07-08-13, 07:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 210
Posted By krashtest
Cheers, thanks all. I currently ride a...

Cheers, thanks all. I currently ride a cannondale badboy along with a couple of older CCM beater bikes.
Forum: Living Car Free 06-25-13, 07:27 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,670
Posted By krashtest
heh, I find that to be the case in small towns. ...

heh, I find that to be the case in small towns. When I head back to my home town I often see middle-aged disheveled men with a look of disgust on their face, riding the sidewalks while there is a...
Forum: Introductions 06-24-13, 07:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 210
Posted By krashtest
Hello from TO!

Hi all, I reside in Toronto. So often I've been lead to this forum when searching for bike related info but now I'm looking forward to being a part of this amazing community.

Cheers!
KT
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