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Forum: Folding Bikes
06-17-10, 09:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,854
Posted By DrHansNoodleman

Brompton NYC Commute

I do a daily NYC commute on my Brompton 3-speed (M3L). I'm guessing 2 speeds are enough but I would err on the side of more and go for the 3 speed, especially since you've been out of the groove for...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-03-09, 09:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,460
Posted By DrHansNoodleman

Can you tell me which month's issue?

Can you tell me which month's issue? Thanks!
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-01-09, 02:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,597
Posted By DrHansNoodleman

Chris King Headset on a Brompton?

Hi there,

Can anyone out there give tips on replacing a Brompton headset? I'm quite experienced doing it on non-folder but was wondering if there were any tips for a Brompton, and if I can just...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-16-08, 06:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 827
Posted By DrHansNoodleman

Framesaver-ing a Brompton?

Hi all,

I just bought my first folder - an M3L in raw lacquer - and I'm really enjoying it. My steel-framed bikes normally get an application of Framesaver. Has anyone tried this with a folder...
09-10-07, 03:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 811
Posted By DrHansNoodleman

Century Footwear

I did it on a coaster brake bike with - I'm not sure what gearing, 42x16 I think. I usually do it wearing tevas and platform pedals. This year I did it wearing "crocs". I definitely recommend...
05-10-07, 09:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,207
Posted By DrHansNoodleman

Gunnar Street Dog, I believe (nm)

Gunnar Street Dog I believe
04-24-07, 07:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 619
Posted By DrHansNoodleman

Yes - AC makes one

AC Racing makes one - Harris Cyclery sells them I believe
04-12-07, 03:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,797
Posted By DrHansNoodleman

Only an (educated?) guess

I just don't understand the appeal of giving a guy sh*t for politely asking a simple question.

I think its almost certain that its supposed to be positioned with the notch toward the back so you...
03-09-07, 11:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,442
Posted By DrHansNoodleman

Appreciate the review

Thanks for taking the time to share your experiences with the dingle. I appreciate it.
06-05-06, 05:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 455
Posted By DrHansNoodleman

...and most likely 110mm rear spaced.

...and most likely 110mm rear spaced.
05-03-06, 06:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 259
Posted By DrHansNoodleman

NYC: Fourth Annual One Speeder Pro Am, 5/19

Hello friends,

I'd like to invite you all to our fourth annual race dedicated to coasties, fixies, and any other forms of human powered one gear machines you can think of. This year we are...
03-15-06, 11:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,932
Posted By DrHansNoodleman

I've heard about breakage issues with this frame...

I've heard about breakage issues with this frame over the years. None of it first-hand. I did once see a reference to the issue in one of the bike mags. The mag claimed the breakage was related to...
02-21-06, 12:04 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 186,836
Posted By DrHansNoodleman

I had a lot of dealings with Ross back in the...

I had a lot of dealings with Ross back in the day. I still own and ride a pre-production version of the Mt. Whitney, which was a heck of a nice mountain bike - definitely a "serious bike" for its...
02-21-06, 11:56 AM
Replies: 496
Views: 186,836
Posted By DrHansNoodleman

More like $119. I must have sold of hundred of...

More like $119. I must have sold of hundred of those back in the day.
02-19-06, 10:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 983
Posted By DrHansNoodleman

Sorry, but 99 44/100% sure its bent. Only...

Sorry, but 99 44/100% sure its bent. Only possible exception is optical illusion.
01-07-06, 01:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 623
Posted By DrHansNoodleman

Good chainline on a singlespeed is still very...

Good chainline on a singlespeed is still very important, for the same reason its important on a fixed gear. Its that big dangly derailleur thingy in back that helps make geared bikes work without...
12-19-05, 01:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 910
Posted By DrHansNoodleman

This isn't fixie related but I recommend stopping...

This isn't fixie related but I recommend stopping by the Fiets Frame Gallery - sort of a bike shop slash art gallery. Worth checking out anyway, and its in a cool neighborhood, and close to the Van...
12-16-05, 04:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 598
Posted By DrHansNoodleman

The flange diameter of the new hub would have to...

The flange diameter of the new hub would have to be very close to that of your old hub. If that's the case then it would fit using the existing spokes and rim. (I'm ignoring flange spacing, you...
12-16-05, 10:41 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,946
Posted By DrHansNoodleman

Props to Brent - charitable activity or not he...

Props to Brent - charitable activity or not he sets an example in matters of quality, customer service, and general thoughtfulness all in the bike biz should aspire to.
Dr. Hans
12-06-05, 10:25 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 46,159
Posted By DrHansNoodleman

frameforum.net is a great resource... Dr....

frameforum.net is a great resource...

Dr. Hans
11-08-05, 05:02 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 16,650
Posted By DrHansNoodleman

Peripherally relevant anecdote: I was in...

Peripherally relevant anecdote:

I was in Amsterdam for a couple of days this summer. Trying to think of what bikie goodness I could acquire there, that I couldn't get in the U.S., I remembered...
11-08-05, 04:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,934
Posted By DrHansNoodleman

Some coaster brake hubs - those made for BMX...

Some coaster brake hubs - those made for BMX bikes etc. had super big holes to accomodate fat spokes (sorry, I don't recall the different hole diameters offhand). Most of the Shimanos that you would...
11-03-05, 10:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 452
Posted By DrHansNoodleman

Obviously being diferent manufacturers the...

Obviously being diferent manufacturers the steerer column base is slighly different. How do I get around this little problem? Does PD sells bottom races "adaptors"?
I wouldn't mind replacing the...
09-21-05, 01:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,934
Posted By DrHansNoodleman

This is mine - at the time it had 26 inch wheels...

This is mine - at the time it had 26 inch wheels (but not any more) and was being bombarded by love rays from heaven (still is).

I'm a big fan of this type of bike, and of coaster brake bikes...
09-14-05, 05:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,486
Posted By DrHansNoodleman

I might forget something but... B-72 saddle...

I might forget something but...
B-72 saddle with seat sandwich on Salsa Shaft seatpost
Primo Mustache h-bars
Poverty BMX stem
DT 14 ga spokes w/ brass nipples
Old LX crank
AC Racing chainring...
09-14-05, 01:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,486
Posted By DrHansNoodleman

I know that guy and that bike very well - I...

I know that guy and that bike very well - I helped him build it. Its a very sweet bike.

Lots of ways to go about this project, depending on budget:

Any cheap-ass mountain bike can serve as a...
09-04-05, 06:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,416
Posted By DrHansNoodleman

Thanks again everyone - great suggestions! ...

Thanks again everyone - great suggestions!

Dr. Hans
09-02-05, 04:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,416
Posted By DrHansNoodleman

Great thanks to both of you for your kind...

Great thanks to both of you for your kind assistance.

I'll be staying at the Apollolaan Meridien, which I guess is at Apollolaan 2, Amsterdam 1077. I haven't had a chance to find a map online to...
09-02-05, 11:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,416
Posted By DrHansNoodleman

Bike Shops in Amsterdam?

Hi there,

Can anyone recommend a shop in Amsterdam? I know there must be plenty... but I'm headed over there next week on business, and am looking for one that might be particularly well-suited...
08-12-05, 09:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,248
Posted By DrHansNoodleman

Thanks all for the great input. Best wishes,...

Thanks all for the great input.

Best wishes,
Dr. Hans
08-12-05, 10:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,248
Posted By DrHansNoodleman

CO2 - Volume vs Pressure

Hello folks,

I have never used CO2 cartridges and therefore have a question.

I understand that a 12g cartridge won't bring my high-volume mountain bike tire to full pressure (say, 65 psi - this...
07-15-05, 12:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,881
Posted By DrHansNoodleman

As far as I know, chrome lugs are a lot more...

As far as I know, chrome lugs are a lot more traditional than stainless ones, so the traditionalists should be happy / happy for you / happy that there's another beautiful bike being born. ...
07-15-05, 12:15 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,905
Posted By DrHansNoodleman

You mean the guy in Mass - Lucas? I don't recall...

You mean the guy in Mass - Lucas? I don't recall any speeded up bits in his videos...
07-06-05, 05:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 280
Posted By DrHansNoodleman

If the wheel is true, I would try to redish...

If the wheel is true, I would try to redish without taking it too much out of true, i.e. loosen all the spokes on one side by x turns first, then tighten all the spokes on the other side by x turns....
07-06-05, 05:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 251
Posted By DrHansNoodleman

NYC fixie ride in the wee hours on July 4?

Hi gang,

Sorry if this has been covered already, but at a little after 1AM Monday night / Tuesday morning, I saw a group of about 6 or 7 guys on fixies riding around in downtown Manhattan around...
07-06-05, 04:44 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 16,650
Posted By DrHansNoodleman

We hold the race in Central Park in Manhattan,...

We hold the race in Central Park in Manhattan, every year on "Bike to Work Day".
Send me an email at DrHansNoodleman at primitivecycling.org, or visit our website to get on the mailing list if you...
07-06-05, 04:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,189
Posted By DrHansNoodleman

Tanngrisnir and Tanngnjostr - named after the two...

Tanngrisnir and Tanngnjostr - named after the two goats that pull Thor's chariot.

Also Mjolnir, Colada and a Balmung.
06-28-05, 10:37 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 16,650
Posted By DrHansNoodleman

Agreed 100%. I hope some of you will show up for...

Agreed 100%. I hope some of you will show up for our annual coastie race next year and help show the fixies how its really done.

Best wishes,
Dr. Hans
www.primitivecycling.org
06-26-05, 09:29 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,276
Posted By DrHansNoodleman

We at the Institute are strong advocates of the...

We at the Institute are strong advocates of the coaster-braked bike, and put on a race for them each year - The NYC Coaster Brake Criterium. This was the first year we allowed fixies to join in. ...
06-17-05, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 523
Posted By DrHansNoodleman

Hi Mike. High strength epoxy should work, but it...

Hi Mike. High strength epoxy should work, but it seems like it would be hard to fully coat the mating surfaces - which is something you'd definitely want to do - not just a bead around the seam...
...
06-15-05, 10:48 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 14,834
Posted By DrHansNoodleman

There are quick release racks of the type that...

There are quick release racks of the type that mount on seatposts...
06-01-05, 01:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,490
Posted By DrHansNoodleman

Ditto!

Ditto!
04-28-05, 07:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 758
Posted By DrHansNoodleman

3rd Annual Coasties vs. Fixies Smackdown

(Cross-posted from Singlespeed / Fixed Gear Forum)

Hello,

We are very pleased to announce our third annual race in Central Park (NYC), to take place on Bike to Work Day - May 20th. For the...
04-28-05, 07:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 500
Posted By DrHansNoodleman

3rd Annual Coasties vs. Fixies Smackdown

Hello,

We are very pleased to announce our third annual race in Central Park (NYC), to take place on Bike to Work Day - May 20th. For the first time, the field will be expanded beyond coaster...
04-12-05, 10:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,554
Posted By DrHansNoodleman

I can only speak for myself. I own a couple of...

I can only speak for myself. I own a couple of paper-wrapped bikes from the 1974-era. Both high end Raleighs. Actually I just unwrapped both of them within the past year. Anyway, they were...
04-03-05, 08:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 705
Posted By DrHansNoodleman

Was referring to the Mountain Drive... Dr. Hans

Was referring to the Mountain Drive...
Dr. Hans
04-03-05, 08:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 705
Posted By DrHansNoodleman

I believe it is not recommended for fixed gears...

I believe it is not recommended for fixed gears (not designed to handle backpedaling pressure, voids warranty) but I've heard good things about it for freewheeling SS use.
Best wishes,
Dr. hans
03-19-05, 07:52 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 31,077
Posted By DrHansNoodleman

Dear ETQC, Apologies for the delay. We've...

Dear ETQC,

Apologies for the delay. We've switched to a quaternary metric calendar here at the Institute and its led to more than our share of foul-ups when transposing to solar dates. I'm still...
03-19-05, 10:15 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 31,077
Posted By DrHansNoodleman

By the way, this bike is now coaster brake...

By the way, this bike is now coaster brake equipped:

http://www.fixedgeargallery.com/2005/feb/noodleman.htm
03-19-05, 10:13 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 31,077
Posted By DrHansNoodleman

I'm a big coaster brake fan and totally...

I'm a big coaster brake fan and totally appreciate this thread and the good info. Its a dream of mine that someone will make a quality coaster brake hub in 135mm spacing.

We put on a coaster...
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