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Forum: Touring
02-02-23, 07:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 613
Posted By jamawani

It can be yea, nay, or anywhere in between - I...

It can be yea, nay, or anywhere in between - I would hope.

I'm about 62.3% nay and 37.6% yea.
(Rounding may not result in 100%)
Forum: Touring
02-02-23, 10:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 613
Posted By robow

I love trail riding. Often you find yourself...

I love trail riding. Often you find yourself riding through scenic nature or topography that would not have been available otherwise. Rarely is the trail long enough to create a complete tour but I...
Forum: Touring
02-02-23, 10:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 613
Posted By Germany_chris

I didn't know this existed until my wife told me...

I didn't know this existed until my wife told me about a month ago. I think this year I'm going to try Wiesbaden to Bern then hop on the train in Bern and either go home or go back to Wiesbaden
01-27-23, 12:12 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,128
Posted By Brad L

Vintage Bike Tour in Texas

On March 18, 2023, Texas VeloVintage and I will be leading a tour of the Painted Churches around Schulenburg, TX. This tour will take us to four of the famous Painted Churches built by Czech and...
01-26-23, 07:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 569
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Yeah, really a shame what they did to their IGH...

Yeah, really a shame what they did to their IGH lineup. After investing so much in product development and introducing new products like iMotion 9 speed, which I had one of for a while, and an 8...
01-24-23, 07:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 558
Posted By jonwvara

Well, the world is full of nerds. We're bike...

Well, the world is full of nerds. We're bike nerds, so naturally we're all over any improper uses of bicycle in opera (okay, some of us are). But everything else goes over our heads. Somewhere,...
01-24-23, 08:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 391
Posted By Dan Burkhart

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-UyHVWsvzQs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-UyHVWsvzQs
Forum: Touring
01-23-23, 09:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 463
Posted By Bunks-TJ

Well, I made the jump.

I have had a mid 90s mountain bike that I was using for light touring for years. The frame was a little too big but made it work. well I finally saved a little scratch and landed on this
...
01-20-23, 09:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 569
Posted By Dan Burkhart

There should be a spring loaded rod and an outer...

There should be a spring loaded rod and an outer sleeve protruding from the axle with the clickbox removed. The fingers in the clickbox engage with the rod and sleeve and push on them to select the...
Forum: Touring
01-19-23, 09:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 436
Posted By nun

Nice, yes people have been strapping things to...

Nice, yes people have been strapping things to bikes for a long time. I like the frame bag; Carradice once made frame bags, but I think they stopped in the 1950s, they have recently reintroduced the...
01-13-23, 12:12 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 14,309
Posted By jon c.

One could make a similar argument for the top...

One could make a similar argument for the top pricing tier of any good,
01-13-23, 12:00 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 14,309
Posted By Polaris OBark

$14K is chump change for the intended audience. ...

$14K is chump change for the intended audience. If people buy them, then they are priced according to perceived value. If they don't sell, then they are over-priced.
01-12-23, 06:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By oneclick

Shimano Nexus 21T should fit, are dished, will...

Shimano Nexus 21T should fit, are dished, will work with 1/8" chain, cheap enough to try.
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-08-23, 12:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,080
Posted By jfouellette

here is a picture of the Acolyte super short 8...

here is a picture of the Acolyte super short 8 speed I had installed. Worked well for two weeks until my bike was stolen. Better clearance with this derailleur and fast shifting.

...
01-02-23, 12:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 760
Posted By Camilo

My old Guarneau helmet has a little round blinky...

My old Guarneau helmet has a little round blinky velcro'd to the round adjustment knob. OTOH, it was so weak with poor visibility, that it was worthless, IMHO.
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-23-22, 08:33 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 36,618
Posted By pinholecam

More cycling and more photos. Brought the...

More cycling and more photos.

Brought the bike along for a short trip to Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
It was a family trip, but the Change Bike made it easy to fold it up and stuff it into the car....
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-21-22, 08:38 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 13,619
Posted By Ron Damon

Yeap... Nine out of ten in that list are out of...

Yeap... Nine out of ten in that list are out of reach for most people. The K3+ sells for about $570 in Indonesia. Incidentally I rode one just yesterday. I was looking around a bike shop in...
12-16-22, 05:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 592
Posted By FBinNY

There seems to be some confusion about induction...

There seems to be some confusion about induction heating here, so I'm linking an article explaining...
12-14-22, 09:45 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,712
Posted By SpeedyBlueBiker

Tucson, and especially the Oro Valley, get my...

Tucson, and especially the Oro Valley, get my vote. I spent a week down there in late April 2021 and it was great for cycling. I rode Mt. Lemmon as well until the thunder and lightning as well as...
12-14-22, 05:16 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,639
Posted By VRJAKE

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12-12-22, 09:17 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,954
Posted By rsbob

and Velocipedes de-evolved into Velociraptors,...

and Velocipedes de-evolved into Velociraptors, part of the most successful movie franchise in the 20th and 21st centuries! A little known and often overlooked fact.
12-11-22, 10:46 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,740
Posted By base2

Shadow derailleurs place the entire derailleur...

Shadow derailleurs place the entire derailleur under the shadow of the bike when viewed from above. There's nothing to stick out to get hit by a rock or trail side debris. Tucking the derailleur...
12-07-22, 09:15 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 22,734
Posted By Ged117

Heh! I have '46 and '47 dated dynohubs with the...

Heh! I have '46 and '47 dated dynohubs with the bakelite cover, along with a '62 dyno, in my stores. I run a '75 GH6 on my Triumph Sports, which works great in its role. For the Wasp, lightweight...
12-07-22, 08:04 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 22,734
Posted By Ged117

This is one of those threads that I saved and...

This is one of those threads that I saved and come back to regularly for inspiration. Nice to see it up and about!

Here's my '51 Sun Wasp, with DB 531 tubing which originally was set up to race in...
12-06-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,011
Posted By Eric F

I appreciate everyone's input. It has helped me...

I appreciate everyone's input. It has helped me think through my options and evaluate my needs with the way I use a pump. A compelling argument can be made for either a good floor pump or a small...
12-05-22, 04:10 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,011
Posted By Eric F

Goodbye Floor Pump?

My current floor pump (mediocre quality, mostly plastic, and been around for a while) is starting to have issues, so it's time to replace it. One of my needs is a gauge that can provide fairly...
Forum: Touring
12-05-22, 03:14 PM
Replies: 4,706
Views: 2,491,467
Posted By str

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12-05-22, 03:13 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 8,156
Posted By bargo68

Headed over the Richmond-San Rafael bridge on the...

Headed over the Richmond-San Rafael bridge on the way to woik. 'Sposed to rain on my way home.
...
12-04-22, 01:53 PM
Replies: 546
Views: 64,045
Posted By VRJAKE

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Forum: Folding Bikes
12-04-22, 12:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 279
Posted By Pahana

First Moulton

Yesterday I was in Portapedal for the first time in maybe 2 years. I just stopped in to say hello as I know Al and Donna for years. Let me say they have a lot of bikes some not posted on their...
12-03-22, 02:01 PM
Replies: 546
Views: 64,045
Posted By daverup

87 Black Lightning, ...

87 Black Lightning,

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1429/pxl_20220215_174742514a_29d98ee673e31ce23650a5786d7717e2d5f21535.jpg
12-02-22, 08:33 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,113
Posted By nlerner

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Forum: Folding Bikes
12-01-22, 02:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,010
Posted By Schwinnsta

Check to see that the seat tube itself and the...

Check to see that the seat tube itself and the clamp is not damaged or cracked. If nothing seems wrong, you can make a secondary clamp from a quick release clamp. I had to do this for my Brompton....
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-30-22, 09:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 808
Posted By GTA

My Brompton now has an electric shifter

Thanks to L-TWOO's new economic electric shifter --- AE (http://www.ltwoo.com/cn/h-pd-1720.html#_pp=181_4466), I am able to experience completely different gear shifting on my Brompton.
As I posted...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-25-22, 10:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,945
Posted By Buckethead808

There are folders of many shapes and sizes. It...

There are folders of many shapes and sizes. It sounds like your main requirement is that it fits into a specific locker at your workplace, in which case your first step should be to measure the...
11-25-22, 07:44 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 22,734
Posted By bikamper

Seventies something Mercier with an FW modified...

Seventies something Mercier with an FW modified to 3 speed fixed gear. Clobbered by a car.
https://live.staticflickr.com/3174/2280545277_72f0c56a90_z.jpg

1973 Super Course. What parts survived...
11-23-22, 11:05 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,514
Posted By NomarsGirl

i choose a sock weight yarn preferably merino...

i choose a sock weight yarn preferably merino wool. I go plain vanilla or Hermione’s Everyday socks pattern.

I use very bright colors. Preferably a self striping or patterning yarn.
11-23-22, 10:46 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,514
Posted By indyfabz

The irony of allegedly tough socks with the word...

The irony of allegedly tough socks with the word "darn" in the name. :D

Seriously...I think I had a pair once and seem to remember them being pretty, pretty, pretty good.
11-23-22, 07:41 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 22,734
Posted By BFisher

Why, yes I do!

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'72, or thereabouts, Humber. Was set up originally like a Sprite 5, and...
Forum: Texas
11-20-22, 07:53 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,894
Posted By joesch

Good to see all the progress (slow) on connecting...

Good to see all the progress (slow) on connecting D<==>FW bike paths.
I have cycled on most of them and really wish it was completed so the more risky roads are not still needed.

Im in N.Dal so...
11-18-22, 12:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 749
Posted By rekmeyata

TOTALLY AGREE! This sort of nonsense of throwing...

TOTALLY AGREE! This sort of nonsense of throwing away a perfectly good light that probably has at least another 80,000 hours of light left on the LED from the original 100,000 hour usage they...
11-14-22, 11:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 945
Posted By jamesdak

Well, if anyone get's a Guv'nor there's a really...

Well, if anyone get's a Guv'nor there's a really nice Wool Jersey available for it. I got one, and then a custom matching Walz cap and black crochet leather gloves. Gotta look the part.
...
11-11-22, 06:45 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,699
Posted By greatbasin

This sounds like a legitimate concern, but I...

This sounds like a legitimate concern, but I think it depends on the risk of the activity. Do we need to set a good example by wearing helmets as pedestrians and while driving automobiles? Head...
11-10-22, 05:23 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,817
Posted By P!N20

Applies to white knicks as well. ;)

Applies to white knicks as well. ;)
11-07-22, 10:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 431
Posted By ehcoplex

Royal H Cycles had a spankin' new aquamarine-blue...

Royal H Cycles had a spankin' new aquamarine-blue Pedersen at the Philly Bike Expo last weekend.

...
11-04-22, 08:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 649
Posted By Jeff Neese

You can't go wrong with CR18s.

You can't go wrong with CR18s.
Forum: Touring
11-01-22, 05:24 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,561
Posted By Tourist in MSN

If you are that concerned, you could contact the...

If you are that concerned, you could contact the manufacturer's trade group. I am only the messenger.
10-31-22, 11:35 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 8,544
Posted By nlerner

You need to attend one of the annual North...

You need to attend one of the annual North American Handbuilt Bicycle shows. The number of small-batch builders doing beautiful things with lugs and steel is remarkable. And, fwiw, Rivendell still...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-28-22, 04:29 AM
Replies: 1,408
Views: 392,197
Posted By Ron Damon

One more feeble clutching at straws.

One more feeble clutching at straws.
Forum: Touring
10-21-22, 08:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,311
Posted By stardognine

Sorry to be so slow replying, I just got back...

Sorry to be so slow replying, I just got back from the future. 😁😉

It all has to do with a certain device, called a flux capacitor. And convincing the Post Office to take over, when the Patent...
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