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Forum: Folding Bikes
06-18-19, 06:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,276
Posted By aadhils

Every part of the motor system is custom made....

Every part of the motor system is custom made. I'm confident in their quality and performance. All the reviews I've read have reinforced that perception.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-18-19, 09:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,276
Posted By aadhils

Who is excited for the Brompton Electric?

I've read from a few US vendors like Clevercycles that they will be having the US version soon with a June/July delivery date. Cant wait!
Forum: Commuting
04-28-19, 01:52 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,837
Posted By aadhils

Congrats! Iím waiting for the Brompton Electric...

Congrats! Iím waiting for the Brompton Electric to be released in the US so I can convert to the dark side too. My workplace is at the very top of a hill as well. Coincidentally my commute also is 8...
Forum: Commuting
03-13-19, 07:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,247
Posted By aadhils

Performance Bike closed all their stores?!

I just did a google maps search in order to check the stores closing hours and it turns out they are all permanently closed! When did that happen. Another victim of the Internet age I guess. Sad :(
Forum: Foo
02-04-19, 10:22 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 3,473
Posted By aadhils

I donít get it. Thereís a bug in the software...

I donít get it. Thereís a bug in the software which btw happens to all software companies. They fix it faster than most software companies fix bugs and people say theyíre going down? Also itís...
Forum: Foo
01-29-19, 03:39 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 3,473
Posted By aadhils

Well you do have to look at the financials of the...

Well you do have to look at the financials of the company and make an educated guess as to it's business and future. Then you wait for an entry point into the stock such as the one we just had. Apple...
Forum: Foo
01-23-19, 06:34 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 3,473
Posted By aadhils

I like when AAPL shares go down. I doubled my...

I like when AAPL shares go down. I doubled my Apple stock a few weeks ago when it went down :)
Forum: Commuting
12-04-18, 07:00 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,477
Posted By aadhils

As soon as the Brompton electric is available in...

As soon as the Brompton electric is available in the US I'm getting one!
Forum: Foo
08-23-18, 05:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 323
Posted By aadhils

I did a quick youtube search and found this:...

I did a quick youtube search and found this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ESdiLz1qP5g

Seems they can be good if you know what to look out for.
Forum: Foo
08-08-18, 01:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 361
Posted By aadhils

My 250 Rebel keeps up with highway traffic well....

My 250 Rebel keeps up with highway traffic well. Your bike should have an easier time of it. Congrats!
Forum: Foo
06-27-18, 11:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 795
Posted By aadhils

My first ever Motobecane Mirage road bike...

My first ever Motobecane Mirage road bike purchased around 2003 or 2004. I didn't get a drivers license until I was 25 (and a car until I was 29) so this was freedom.
Forum: Commuting
05-27-18, 10:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,576
Posted By aadhils

Does it really matter? I only order from them...

Does it really matter? I only order from them online anyway.
Forum: Commuting
05-17-18, 09:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,403
Posted By aadhils

Thank You :)

Thank You :)
Forum: Commuting
05-16-18, 01:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,403
Posted By aadhils

I wanted to get it for my wife but now she's...

I wanted to get it for my wife but now she's pregnant. So I'm waiting. Ill probably get something with an Xtra Cycle attachment in a couple of years so she can haul around a toddler and a kid.
Forum: Commuting
04-19-18, 10:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 893
Posted By aadhils

Why not a handlebar mount? Its very convenient.

Why not a handlebar mount? Its very convenient.
Forum: Foo
04-04-18, 11:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,291
Posted By aadhils

Accounting and Photographer is my day job. I'm...

Accounting and Photographer is my day job. I'm starting to also invest in the stock market. Pretty much the only way a guy like me can buy a house in Northern Cali.
Forum: Foo
04-02-18, 11:03 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 6,494
Posted By aadhils

Envelope system. Put the cash for the month in an...

Envelope system. Put the cash for the month in an Envelope for food, items etc. I actually divide that cash into weeks, so if I run out of cash, I just have to wait a couple of days before I'm...
Forum: Foo
03-31-18, 10:04 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 6,494
Posted By aadhils

Bills have more or less the same amount monthly...

Bills have more or less the same amount monthly so thatís easily budgetable. Just write checks. Iím talking about groceries, hardware from the hardware store, restaurant meals, gas etc... unless...
Forum: Foo
03-31-18, 07:51 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 6,494
Posted By aadhils

Paying with cash

Iíve never understood how people can maintain a budget and not pay for (regular) items with physical cash.

I mean yes you could maintain an excel sheet or something but itís just so easy to whip...
Forum: Commuting
03-20-18, 11:28 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,072
Posted By aadhils

It's your average track dropouts. But you can...

It's your average track dropouts. But you can customize it with different style of dropouts if you click on the customize button.

The dropouts look similar to this:
...
Forum: Commuting
03-20-18, 10:38 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,072
Posted By aadhils

The Orange One by Milwaukee Bicycle Co. from Bens...

The Orange One by Milwaukee Bicycle Co. from Bens Cycle: https://www.benscycle.com/milwaukee-bicycle-co-orange-one-single-speed-frameset/mkepackage_milwaukeebicycleco_orangeone_20834/product

Made...
Forum: Foo
03-16-18, 05:56 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,030
Posted By aadhils

We should change the forum name to PRF (Politics,...

We should change the forum name to PRF (Politics, Religion and Finance) :foo:
Forum: Foo
03-15-18, 02:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,030
Posted By aadhils

Thatís awesome! I hope I can retire early and go...

Thatís awesome! I hope I can retire early and go bike touring for a few months.
Forum: Foo
03-15-18, 01:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,030
Posted By aadhils

A car is the largest purchase you can make that...

A car is the largest purchase you can make that depreciates in value. That's why I will not make a purchase that requires car payments (whether it has a 0% APR or otherwise).

It helps to not care...
Forum: Foo
03-15-18, 01:05 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,030
Posted By aadhils

Well he does have a point. Someone has to go into...

Well he does have a point. Someone has to go into debt to buy that fancy new $30k car with car payments so I can buy that same car 10 years later with cash :D
Forum: Commuting
02-22-18, 10:26 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,204
Posted By aadhils

Here's the link. They are requesting customers to...

Here's the link. They are requesting customers to purchase a $10 store credit plus catalog dealio: https://www.rivbike.com/products/hail-mary-store-credit
Forum: Commuting
02-14-18, 03:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,642
Posted By aadhils

Well once you start riding the Brompton...

Well once you start riding the Brompton exclusively for a few months then the ride progresses from "not too bad" to "pretty good".

My main reason for keeping the Brompton is that I can easily...
Forum: Commuting
02-13-18, 06:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,642
Posted By aadhils

I ride a Brompton 16 miles rt to work. Once you...

I ride a Brompton 16 miles rt to work. Once you get used to it, the ride isn't too bad. Also no one complains when I wheel it around the store when grocery shopping. It's smaller than a standard...
Forum: Commuting
01-25-18, 05:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,403
Posted By aadhils

Thats what I thought too. Disc brakes on a $150...

Thats what I thought too. Disc brakes on a $150 bike?! Maybe they're some super low quality disc brakes?



Its $150 on Amazon too with like a $20 shipping fee.



I was thinking that too but...
Forum: Commuting
01-24-18, 06:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,403
Posted By aadhils

Sundeal Bikes

Hello All,

I came across this bike on Nashbar:

Sundeal V1 City Bike - Nashbar (http://www.nashbar.com/bikes/Product2_10053_10052_7000000000000014897_-1)

20" wheels, disc brakes and 8 speeds...
Forum: Foo
12-04-17, 12:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,201
Posted By aadhils

Taken a drink of anything alcoholic. Don't plan...

Taken a drink of anything alcoholic. Don't plan to either :)
Forum: Commuting
11-20-17, 12:08 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 8,531
Posted By aadhils

I used to commute with panniers. They would get...

I used to commute with panniers. They would get grungy and dirty pretty fast as I would commute in the rain too. I switched to a Brompton folding bike and its bag is easier to keep clean.
Forum: Commuting
11-20-17, 12:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,115
Posted By aadhils

Hasn't the ****t replaced the Tikit? Might also...

Hasn't the ****t replaced the Tikit? Might also want to consider Brompton. It has a better fold.
Forum: Commuting
09-28-17, 01:53 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,603
Posted By aadhils

Get a brompton. They also have a new electric...

Get a brompton. They also have a new electric version though its not yet available in the States. They have some nice roomy bags that can clip on front. Most gorcery stores will let you wheel the...
Forum: Foo
07-18-17, 03:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 600
Posted By aadhils

I know most of the fruit. Jambu isn't guava. its...

I know most of the fruit. Jambu isn't guava. its like a small pinkish fruit.

https://www.clipartsgram.com/image/623177361-wax-jambu-fruit-pictures.jpg
Forum: Commuting
07-12-17, 12:06 AM
Replies: 15,232
Views: 10,930,107
Posted By aadhils

I just repurposed my former fixie into a summer...

I just repurposed my former fixie into a summer commuter. Changed to a single speed and changed the drop bars to bullhorns.
I ordered the aluminum bullhorns from china. The kind with flat tops....
Forum: Foo
07-02-17, 01:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,866
Posted By aadhils

July photo thread - Simplicity

Since I won the May photo challenge I've been asked to pick the title for the July thread.

Which is "simplicity"

Good luck fellas!
Forum: Foo
06-16-17, 01:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,454
Posted By aadhils

I'm lucky that I work for a company that I only...

I'm lucky that I work for a company that I only take a day off when I'm really sick :)
Forum: Foo
06-14-17, 10:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,573
Posted By aadhils

Thank You :)

Thank You :)
Forum: Foo
05-17-17, 10:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,573
Posted By aadhils

There you go :): ...

There you go :):

https://scontent.fsnc1-2.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/18194191_10154670887197901_7638459478954691345_n.jpg?oh=59f5914452415c7f3063ed0f13bb3696&oe=59A55289
Forum: Foo
05-17-17, 10:33 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,984
Posted By aadhils

My 250 will happily cruise at 75mph all day. A...

My 250 will happily cruise at 75mph all day. A 300cc more so. If you find yourself slowing down just keep to the right lane. It takes quite a hill to slow down the rebel.

Here's a 198x rebel going...
Forum: Foo
04-25-17, 06:07 PM
Replies: 2,108
Views: 977,329
Posted By aadhils

Honda released a new Rebel design both in 300cc...

Honda released a new Rebel design both in 300cc and 500cc versions. I have the 2009 model which looks very similar to the 1980s models....
Forum: Commuting
04-18-17, 01:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,430
Posted By aadhils

I get all my hi-vis stuff from alertshirt.com....

I get all my hi-vis stuff from alertshirt.com. The quality is great. Here is the jacket section: SAFETY JACKETS (http://alertshirt.com/hivisjackets.html)
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-05-17, 10:36 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,536
Posted By aadhils

If it's just four blocks, why not skateboards?...

If it's just four blocks, why not skateboards? More compact than a folding bike and you don't have to bother about folding and unfolding it.
Forum: Commuting
03-22-17, 09:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,334
Posted By aadhils

I guess I'm lucky to work in Berkeley CA. Cant...

I guess I'm lucky to work in Berkeley CA. Cant throw a stone without hitting a cyclist. Even saw a couple of cyclists during a rainstorm yesterday!
Forum: Commuting
04-04-16, 02:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,477
Posted By aadhils

How about this: Fyxation Eastside Frameset -...

How about this: Fyxation Eastside Frameset - Black Large - 58cm - Ben's Cycle (http://www.benscycle.com/p-4483-fyxation-eastside-frameset-black.aspx)

They have it in black, white and copper. All...
Forum: Foo
08-13-15, 02:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,192
Posted By aadhils

I'll probably end up using it once my work...

I'll probably end up using it once my work updates their computers.
Forum: Commuting
06-04-15, 11:41 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,270
Posted By aadhils

About 15 years if you count the days I was riding...

About 15 years if you count the days I was riding around on a K-mart bike.
Forum: Commuting
06-04-15, 11:30 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,065
Posted By aadhils

Orange bikes are actually a lot faster than black...

Orange bikes are actually a lot faster than black bikes. Just ask Eddy Mercx.
Forum: Foo
12-04-14, 02:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,964
Posted By aadhils

Try Uber. My brother has had some success with...

Try Uber. My brother has had some success with driving people around.
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