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07-17-20, 03:00 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 44,294
Posted By Phamilton

😲. Iíve never seen one like this: ...

😲. Iíve never seen one like this:


https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/750x1334/59f91cb5_f0ee_4c89_be2f_39d7615473ff_99e768c5d0a19573ac5ad587924e14894f3aa259.png
07-16-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 44,294
Posted By Phamilton

This is exactly what I was looking for, thank you!

This is exactly what I was looking for, thank you!
07-15-20, 07:48 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 44,294
Posted By Phamilton

Are anybody elseís dt bosses look like this? I...

Are anybody elseís dt bosses look like this? I have some bar end shifters I wanna use, the Suntour ratchety ones. Someone told me my shifter bosses are weird and maybe those cable stops you can buy...
07-15-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 44,294
Posted By Phamilton

Is it classy enough to deserve correct spelling? 😉

Is it classy enough to deserve correct spelling? 😉
07-10-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,870
Posted By Phamilton

If itís not for safety, why do you care if your...

If itís not for safety, why do you care if your kids wear one? For fashion? Social acceptance?
07-10-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 57,369
Views: 8,323,505
Posted By Phamilton

Centurion Pro Tour 15

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1953228508145086/

...
07-10-20, 07:03 AM
Replies: 57,369
Views: 8,323,505
Posted By Phamilton

Vintage Zotz Road Bike

I dunno anything about these. Looks pretty nice.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/3177882875604179/

...
07-10-20, 07:01 AM
Replies: 57,369
Views: 8,323,505
Posted By Phamilton

Yummy. I want one of these to go with my Ď83...

Yummy. I want one of these to go with my Ď83 Voyageur
07-09-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 44,294
Posted By Phamilton

1) No idea 2) 17 3/4Ē to center of the dropout...

1) No idea
2) 17 3/4Ē to center of the dropout I guess, Ď83 non SP Voyageur (non-canti)

It will probably fit a 35mm tire, 38mm without fenders

Iím stuck in the dark ages still riding 27 x 1...
07-09-20, 06:32 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 44,294
Posted By Phamilton

Iím envious of all the canti brakes in this...

Iím envious of all the canti brakes in this thread.
06-28-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 8,258
Posted By Phamilton

Dear Bike Forums Diary, I will be getting a...

Dear Bike Forums Diary,

I will be getting a car soon. Itís been almost 3 years. I donít want to live car free in Indiana. It sucks.

I think a station wagon would be nice. Or maybe a Honda...
06-27-20, 12:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 292
Posted By Phamilton

So like a promo bike. Itís not undesirable. With...

So like a promo bike. Itís not undesirable. With a riser stem and a good crank itíd make a good commuter. I may offer the kidís friend $20 for it and see what happens. At any rate, kidís friend has a...
06-26-20, 08:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 292
Posted By Phamilton

I wouldnít be surprised, I had a mid 90s Trek...

I wouldnít be surprised, I had a mid 90s Trek with Altus cranks that I took in for recall replacement.
06-26-20, 08:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 292
Posted By Phamilton

Yeah I dunno. Google says Litespeed and Lynskey...

Yeah I dunno. Google says Litespeed and Lynskey are out of Tennessee but this doesnít seem like one of those. Iím stumped, thatís why Iím asking here.
06-26-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 292
Posted By Phamilton

Murray?

Murray?
06-26-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 292
Posted By Phamilton

Help identify this MTB?

My kidís friend rode to our house on this bike. The front brake pads were missing, the headset was loose, the stem was only stuck 1/2Ē into the head tube, and the saddle was loose.

I addressed...
06-17-20, 09:07 PM
Replies: 2,340
Views: 764,118
Posted By Phamilton

Thank you, sir, and no, sir, itís a standard...

Thank you, sir, and no, sir, itís a standard Voyageur!
06-17-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 292
Posted By Phamilton

The Giant made Sprints were decent, I had one...

The Giant made Sprints were decent, I had one with quick release alloys. Maybe late 80ís. Nothing to write home about, Hi-Ten frame and fork, stamped dropouts, 6 speed freewheel, Shimano SIS indexed...
06-17-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 2,340
Views: 764,118
Posted By Phamilton

Iíd trade you my Ď83 Voyageur in a 23Ē frame...

Iíd trade you my Ď83 Voyageur in a 23Ē
frame for the Sequoia but it might still be too big for you and Iíd definitely be getting the better deal.

...
Forum: Commuting
04-29-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 15,372
Views: 11,294,663
Posted By Phamilton

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/655c8d6c_c9f1_4519_b452_13d9aeeb1cc0_ab84e45ac4582da087166c6827edebe2317e2fdd.jpeg
12-17-19, 11:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,001
Posted By Phamilton

At 185 lbs, I have found that a 32mm tire...

At 185 lbs, I have found that a 32mm tire inflated to 50-75 psi has been acceptably comfortable for me over the last 2 years and ~6k miles of bike commuting even when carrying 20-30 lbs of extra...
12-13-19, 06:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,001
Posted By Phamilton

Bontrager T1 27 x 1 1/4 measures a full 32mm,...

Bontrager T1 27 x 1 1/4 measures a full 32mm, $20/pc and 400g. 5k miles on mine, good traction wet and dry, nice ride.

Edit: No longer available on my LBS website, may not be available anymore....
12-11-19, 11:02 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 8,258
Posted By Phamilton

Dear Bike Forums diary, I quit/got fired...

Dear Bike Forums diary,

I quit/got fired from the job that was 12 miles away and got a job 3 miles away that pays half as much. At first I was getting twice the hours as the previous job (at twice...
12-11-19, 10:56 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 8,258
Posted By Phamilton

I still endorse the above statement, but when I...

I still endorse the above statement, but when I made it I had temporarily forgotten that I am also old school.
Forum: Commuting
12-11-19, 08:48 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 10,277
Posted By Phamilton

I visited Rome and London and a few other places...

I visited Rome and London and a few other places as a backpacker 20 years ago, using taxis and buses and trains to get around the cities when it was too far to walk. I didnít see many people on bikes...
Forum: Commuting
12-10-19, 01:23 PM
Replies: 15,372
Views: 11,294,663
Posted By Phamilton

Still havenít replaced my hybrid winter bike that...

Still havenít replaced my hybrid winter bike that was stolen in October. My wife hasnít been using her bike recently so I fit a long stem and seatpost to her bike and test rode to work on it today...
Forum: Commuting
12-05-19, 06:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,606
Posted By Phamilton

re: the map pocket, I want one, too but Iíd never...

re: the map pocket, I want one, too but Iíd never use it. I like the irony of using a touring bike for everything BUT touring.
Forum: Commuting
12-05-19, 02:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,606
Posted By Phamilton

I mounted the bag to my other bike. Itís been a...

I mounted the bag to my other bike. Itís been a few weeks I guess and Iím still using it every day. The rain cover works pretty well. Having the front rack to support it is pretty nice but also moves...
Forum: Commuting
11-24-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 10,277
Posted By Phamilton

Many people posting in commuting sub forum are...

Many people posting in commuting sub forum are asshats, and often not cyclists at all.

Since weíre making ďtrueĒ statements.
Forum: Commuting
11-24-19, 12:06 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 10,277
Posted By Phamilton

At a vehicle actuated sensor light, if there is...

At a vehicle actuated sensor light, if there is no traffic in sight Iíll typically treat it like a 4 way stop. If there are cars approaching the intersection that will trigger the light Iíll wait for...
Forum: Commuting
11-24-19, 11:49 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 10,277
Posted By Phamilton

When commuting by bike, Iím seldom thinking about...

When commuting by bike, Iím seldom thinking about what is or isnít lawful. The laws of physics maybe. The law changes depending on whether Iím on the street or on the trail and has very little effect...
11-24-19, 10:01 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,339
Posted By Phamilton

The Marathon came with quick release alloy...

The Marathon came with quick release alloy wheels, sealed bearings, and quality alloy components. Some years had a nice light and flexy triple butted 575SL tubeset. Itís not hard to swap out turkey...
11-14-19, 10:12 PM
Replies: 2,340
Views: 764,118
Posted By Phamilton

That would look very nice in my garage next to my...

That would look very nice in my garage next to my Ď83 with fenders and skinny tires.
11-10-19, 09:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 602
Posted By Phamilton

Itís got me wondering about what the chainline...

Itís got me wondering about what the chainline will be like when I install a single speed freewheel. Like will it line up better with the inner or outer ring? I plan to get a set of single chainring...
11-10-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 602
Posted By Phamilton

It was an old, used, rusty 6 speed chain I...

It was an old, used, rusty 6 speed chain I scavenged from a parts bike in the shed.
11-10-19, 09:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 602
Posted By Phamilton

Well, not really. I had another bike of mine...

Well, not really. I had another bike of mine stolen from work recently that left me without a backup bike. I have a heap of project bikes. I just wanted to throw something together and see what would...
11-10-19, 09:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 602
Posted By Phamilton

Nope.

Nope.
11-09-19, 08:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 602
Posted By Phamilton

Where did my chain go?

I did a hasty conversion of my old Raleigh Marathon to a single speed by removing the derailers and shifters. I shortened the chain to provide a 52/21 combo from the big ring to the 21t cog of the...
Forum: Commuting
11-09-19, 08:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,606
Posted By Phamilton

Effort not at all denigrated, I have 2 bikes and...

Effort not at all denigrated, I have 2 bikes and the one pictured with the hack is my 2nd bike. Iím seeing it as a cheap opportunity to test the waters for a handlebar bag long-term. Iíve generally...
Forum: Commuting
11-09-19, 06:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 887
Posted By Phamilton

It takes a pretty skilled cyclist to be able to...

It takes a pretty skilled cyclist to be able to manage a drop bar road bike with downtube shifters over the commute you describe. Keep the hybrid, let someone else in on the good deal for the Fuji,...
Forum: Commuting
11-09-19, 05:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,606
Posted By Phamilton

Forgot to take a pic of the inside. Thatís a 16oz...

Forgot to take a pic of the inside. Thatís a 16oz insulated travel mug, cable lock and padlock and keys, wallet, spare tube in the box, phone - and thereís still room for a couple Allen keys, a mini...
Forum: Commuting
11-09-19, 05:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,606
Posted By Phamilton

Camera Bag/Handlebar Bag Hack

I dunno if anybody else has ever done this. Found this camera bag at the thrift store for $3. Even has a built in rain cover. I might eventually replace the zip ties with toe straps. Holds quite a...
Forum: Commuting
11-06-19, 02:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,393
Posted By Phamilton

Maybe lower saddle a mm or two as well.

Maybe lower saddle a mm or two as well.
11-03-19, 04:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,842
Posted By Phamilton

Also, I can tolerate most saddles as long as the...

Also, I can tolerate most saddles as long as the saddle height/setback is good for me and the saddle isnít too wide, every saddle thatís been comfortable for me has been no wider than about 5 1/2Ē or...
11-03-19, 04:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,842
Posted By Phamilton

I dunno what measurements everybody else...

I dunno what measurements everybody else overthinks but Iíve spent too much time on my saddle height. Seems for a long time I wasnít using a good reference point. I now measure BB to where my sit...
11-02-19, 08:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,340
Posted By Phamilton

Re the stolen bike, I regret the loss of the bike...

Re the stolen bike, I regret the loss of the bike itself but Iím also pissed that I had a bunch of good parts on it. Including the factory rear rack from my touring bike and my other taillight mount....
11-02-19, 07:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,340
Posted By Phamilton

My aforementioned touring bike commuter, in a...

My aforementioned touring bike commuter, in a similar looking place at a completely different time

Edit: if not for the bar tape, saddle, and tires, would you even see the bike in this photo?
...
11-02-19, 07:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,340
Posted By Phamilton

This is the last picture I took of my Trek before...

This is the last picture I took of my Trek before it was stolen. The day before according to my phone. In the same place and at the same time as the above photo of my Raleigh, during my lunch break....
11-02-19, 07:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,340
Posted By Phamilton

The buses here have racks for 2 bikes on the...

The buses here have racks for 2 bikes on the front and I only occasionally see them in use. There are 3 of us in our household, preventing that sort of trip for our family.
11-02-19, 07:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,340
Posted By Phamilton

I wonder what (if anything) it would achieve if...

I wonder what (if anything) it would achieve if we drove 2 miles to the bus stop, parked our car, and then took the bus downtown. Just about anything is better than dealing with downtown traffic and...
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