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08-11-19, 09:45 PM
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Posted By jackbombay

Buy an English 3 speed instead.

Buy an English 3 speed instead.
08-08-19, 04:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 890
Posted By jackbombay

Without googling do you know the difference...

Without googling do you know the difference between a natural arc and a natural bridge?
08-03-19, 04:07 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,632
Posted By jackbombay

I kind of only have one for sure keeper, my 1963...

I kind of only have one for sure keeper, my 1963 Hercules 3 speed, I did a full resto mod build on it about 15 years ago. Its my townie, but I do take it on longer rides too, rode a century on it...
07-21-19, 11:22 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,696
Posted By jackbombay

Congrats on YOUR OWN BIKE, I hope you ride it for...

Congrats on YOUR OWN BIKE, I hope you ride it for many many years to come!

It's not supposed to be the fastest, its not supposed to be the lightest, its supposed to be *yours*!
07-10-19, 12:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 996
Posted By jackbombay

This, is fantastic, it will probably be the best...

This, is fantastic, it will probably be the best thing I'll read for several weeks :-)
07-08-19, 07:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 701
Posted By jackbombay

Aluminum rims on the Raleigh Sports will make it...

Aluminum rims on the Raleigh Sports will make it dreamy.


How often do you spin out in 3rd gear? If never, or rarely, going to the 24 tooth rear will help, but aluminum rims really make a BIG...
06-30-19, 05:31 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,294
Posted By jackbombay

Truing wheels is my favorite, assuming they'll...

Truing wheels is my favorite, assuming they'll come back decently. laser straight and round wheels are magic!

Least favorite? Any job I don't have the tool to do...
06-27-19, 05:05 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,667
Posted By jackbombay

And a motor makes it so that any...

And a motor makes it so that any inexperienced/incompetent rider can ride "dangerous and too fast". Where you really have to try hard and train regularly to ride a non motorized bicycle too fast, and...
06-24-19, 07:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 551
Posted By jackbombay

Thanks! I've been on my bikes a lot this...

Thanks! I've been on my bikes a lot this spring/summer, so I've got some legs/lungs going, this was the flattest century I've ever ridden, but man was it some work on the dahon!

The south end of...
06-24-19, 07:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 551
Posted By jackbombay

OMG!!! I passed 2 36" unis on my ride, one at...

OMG!!! I passed 2 36" unis on my ride, one at about 1 PM while I was heading north and another at about 6 PM while I was heading south, he was wearing a flourescent vest and "waved me by", was either...
06-22-19, 07:37 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,667
Posted By jackbombay

Exactly. I don't care that you actuate the...

Exactly.

I don't care that you actuate the motor with the pedals, that's irrelevant, it's the fact that it has a motor that is relevant, not how the motor is actuated.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-22-19, 03:26 PM
Replies: 981
Views: 215,080
Posted By jackbombay

Put down 60 miles on my 1986 Dahon today, yonkers...

Put down 60 miles on my 1986 Dahon today, yonkers to manhattan to brooklyn, to south end of Manhattan and back to Yonkers,

https://i.postimg.cc/s2FT4bPn/0CFBD470-71F1-40B5-B438-E0F4CD23C647.jpg...
06-21-19, 07:49 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,667
Posted By jackbombay

I want to build a pedal assist bike with a 2...

I want to build a pedal assist bike with a 2 stroke motor, just to push the point that pedal assist IS motorized.

It'd be rather easy to build, something that drags on the BB spindle pulls the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-16-19, 07:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,577
Posted By jackbombay

Pics of the pathway, ...

Pics of the pathway,

https://i.postimg.cc/KjpLfz1S/71674086-1-B78-4-D76-843-B-DDF906-C07371.jpg (https://postimages.org/)
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-14-19, 11:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,577
Posted By jackbombay

I made a box from 1/4" plywood to hold my...

I made a box from 1/4" plywood to hold my backpack on the rack so I can stay a little cooler while riding around NYC.

https://i.postimg.cc/0QNDKhnH/74484-A69-1352-4-ECA-AA5-A-1-A0-CD72-A851-B.jpg...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-14-19, 01:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,577
Posted By jackbombay

Ok, spent a while on my folding bike, first off...

Ok, spent a while on my folding bike, first off the seat tube angle is super bad, measures at 70* AND the BB is on the front side of the seat tube so the "actual" is even worse, so I moved the seat...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-12-19, 08:24 PM
Replies: 981
Views: 215,080
Posted By jackbombay

Rode 15 miles and 1000' of climbing today, 14 MPH...

Rode 15 miles and 1000' of climbing today, 14 MPH average, I'm looking forward to my new tires so I can run 100 PSI in the rear to get it to roll a little better...I was riding into a headwind...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-11-19, 11:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,577
Posted By jackbombay

My 1986 Dahon

Hello!

I've had this bike for about 12 years or so, I've ridden it over much of the US, and will soon be working in NYC for a bit and will have this bike with me for transportation!

I did...
06-10-19, 10:36 PM
Replies: 21,100
Views: 2,083,865
Posted By jackbombay

So here is my resto mod hercules that I built up...

So here is my resto mod hercules that I built up back on 2005, I think the frame is from 63' based on where the serial number is on the BB shell, but maybe you guys can confirm or refute that, the...
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