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11-19-07, 05:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 496
Posted By DanPT

You need to host your image somewhere. The forum...

You need to host your image somewhere. The forum don't allow us to host large image since that not it's purpose.

http://imageshack.us/ and http://photobucket.com/ are two popular site that host...
11-17-07, 07:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 477
Posted By DanPT

Yep Even older news ...

Yep Even older news

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=314794

But with funny slightly off-topic picture (The child) :p (Scroll down)
10-18-07, 12:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,652
Posted By DanPT

First you need to shop for patch in an LBS or at...

First you need to shop for patch in an LBS or at least some place that carry a lots of 700cX23 tire. They should have smaller patch that fit 23mm properly.

The key to proper patching is to let the...
10-17-07, 09:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,329
Posted By DanPT

Well there is the staircycle ...

Well there is the staircycle

http://www.staircycle.com/bmoviesb.html
Forum: Commuting
10-06-07, 11:48 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,566
Posted By DanPT

Come on, You must sharpen your internet skills ...

Come on, You must sharpen your internet skills
...
10-02-07, 12:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,501
Posted By DanPT

First I haven't used flat-proof tube nor any...

First I haven't used flat-proof tube nor any other flat prevention scheme so the following are only suggestion, not based on experience since I have none :D ;)


A suggestion if the torn-proof...
10-01-07, 09:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 678
Posted By DanPT

Well with 700C x23 at 48x11 at 100 RPM is 34mph...

Well with 700C x23 at 48x11 at 100 RPM is 34mph or 54 Km/h*. If you can keep that pace for one hour then buy a track bike and go train for the 1-hour UCI record. :D

(*Calculate with sheldon brown...
09-30-07, 07:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,390
Posted By DanPT

You can look on the side of the tire for the...

You can look on the side of the tire for the ISO/ETRTO number. It is printed on the tire.

For a 700C x 32 it will be 32-622

622 is the diameter of the rim BSD
32 is the size of the tire

So...
09-27-07, 12:11 AM
Replies: 9
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Views: 453
Posted By DanPT

Here from Sheldon Brown ...

Here from Sheldon Brown

http://sheldonbrown.com/tire-sizing.html#french
09-26-07, 01:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 567
Posted By DanPT

Also, When you put back the rivet in you may have...

Also, When you put back the rivet in you may have a tight link, it happen in most case no problem.

You can use the tooless method scroll down to without Chain Tool...
09-26-07, 01:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 567
Posted By DanPT

Here how a chain tool work *Important...

Here how a chain tool work


*Important don't drive the rivet all the way out. If you drive a normal river it all the way out it's PITA (next to impossible) to put it back in.

Here some step...
09-26-07, 09:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,224
Posted By DanPT

I just thought of something. I haven't give it...

I just thought of something. I haven't give it much thought so bare with me. What about cornering. The main difference between a car tire and a bike tire is the width and the fact that the car has 4...
09-23-07, 07:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 898
Posted By DanPT

+1 that why it's more dangerous to ride on the...

+1 that why it's more dangerous to ride on the sidewalk. The car should have been more careful and slow down before arriving at the sidewalk but then you should not expect people to be aware that...
09-19-07, 11:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 793
Posted By DanPT

Get a TT bar it's a bullhorn with aerobar but...

Get a TT bar it's a bullhorn with aerobar but then your going to loose some street getto cred. :D ;)
...
09-19-07, 11:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,825
Posted By DanPT

On modern road bike, the limitation is usually...

On modern road bike, the limitation is usually how tight the space is between the brake/fork tire. They usually liked cramped real tight :D.

So if you look at the current tire and if it's really...
09-18-07, 11:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 551
Posted By DanPT

Yes, but then I cannot post until it's red again...

Yes, but then I cannot post until it's red again :( so be wary of the black name :D
09-16-07, 07:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 512
Posted By DanPT

For bike it best to have the stiffest sole so you...

For bike it best to have the stiffest sole so you don't lose as much energy in shoe flex. However stiffer sole are less fun to walk around with when your have to get off the bike.

Also I would try...
09-12-07, 07:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By DanPT

Not to be a smartass but, you just go buy a...

Not to be a smartass but, you just go buy a chaintool.

All the other alternative will only be a huge PITA and more expensive than a simple chaintool.

Alternatively you can ask an LBS to used...
09-07-07, 04:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,167
Posted By DanPT

You can register your bicycle with the police. ...

You can register your bicycle with the police.

I'm not sure of the info for the U.S. since I'm from canada but here what I found with google
...
09-06-07, 02:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 612
Posted By DanPT

As for idea on aesthetic after some google this...

As for idea on aesthetic after some google this don't look too bad. Altho I'm not quite convince about the overall shape of the rack and lamp.

http://www.antbikemike.com/rohloff.html...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-06-07, 11:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,194
Posted By DanPT

Well from the Manufacturer website "Translated by...

Well from the Manufacturer website "Translated by Excite"

Online computer Translated version...
09-05-07, 10:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,457
Posted By DanPT

I'll try to illustrated for you Let put...

I'll try to illustrated for you

Let put fictional made up number.

Let say brake A when you move the lever 10cm it move the brake pad 2mm

Brake B when you move the lever 20cm it move the...
09-04-07, 04:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 703
Posted By DanPT

Sorry I'm wrong and don't know what I'm talking...

Sorry I'm wrong and don't know what I'm talking about (very strong probability) :D

Sorry if I mislead anyone
09-04-07, 04:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 703
Posted By DanPT

Sorry I was wrong disregard comment I know...

Sorry I was wrong disregard comment

I know What I'm saying is that the OP has a different mechanism and all the people (baxtefer, Re-Cycle, Cynikal. Oz) that keep repeating that he need 2...
09-04-07, 04:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 703
Posted By DanPT

Sorry I was wrong disregard comment Here...

Sorry I was wrong disregard comment

Here picture of mine you can easily see that the last cog is treaded.


In the OP picture you can see that the last cog is not threaded.
09-04-07, 03:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 703
Posted By DanPT

Sorry I was wrong disregard comment I...

Sorry I was wrong disregard comment



I don't know the more I look at it I can't see how the last cog can be threaded. You see spline, Tread cod usually you can see some thread coming out.
08-30-07, 11:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 600
Posted By DanPT

+1 yep the paul frank saddle look like a generic...

+1 yep the paul frank saddle look like a generic beach cruiser saddle with their name on it. Nothing special. OK for short casual ride and have some additional style point with the brown.

Brooks...
08-30-07, 07:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 600
Posted By DanPT

It seem that Nirve make the bike but they don't...

It seem that Nirve make the bike but they don't seem to have that specific saddle in their part catalog but the bike is there

http://www.nirve.com/cruisers.asp?cat=cobranded&cid=550.23
08-30-07, 07:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 600
Posted By DanPT

It seem they making their own or subsidise...

It seem they making their own or subsidise somebody to make their own

http://paulfrank.com/startpage/main.php

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v513/dptran/Seat.png

Go there
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Forum: Commuting
08-30-07, 02:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 788
Posted By DanPT

Ok let see if I picture this correctly. He...

Ok let see if I picture this correctly.

He is at a stop sign. You fly by without slowing down making your stop or watching what happening, cutting him off, since he was waiting before you at the...
08-26-07, 02:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 590
Posted By DanPT

A Cross (Cyclocross) bike is based on a road bike...

A Cross (Cyclocross) bike is based on a road bike but has been design to race offroad.

Like this

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PXQMw4n29qU

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bvF0DCFhmy4

A...
08-22-07, 11:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,172
Posted By DanPT

Make a Tall-Bike :D

Make a Tall-Bike :D
08-12-07, 04:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,644
Posted By DanPT

a) Yes a spoke protector. Bike snob call it a...

a) Yes a spoke protector. Bike snob call it a dorkdisk :p

b) May be hazardous if it brake further and get somehow stuck between cog, chain, spoke, hub or all of the above;). Cheap plastic tend to...
08-11-07, 04:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,099
Posted By DanPT

You reply to my post? I know it's not the same...

You reply to my post? I know it's not the same that why i said it's the closest I could find
08-11-07, 04:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,099
Posted By DanPT

That the closest I could find. ...

That the closest I could find.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=StqjuAZfJj8
08-06-07, 10:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 651
Posted By DanPT

<Heretic talk> I just run my presta valve tube...

<Heretic talk> I just run my presta valve tube without any adapters directly in Shraeder drill rim. :eek::eek:;):D Never had any problem, never bother getting an adapter. </Heretic talk>
Forum: Commuting
08-05-07, 09:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,442
Posted By DanPT

Forget about wally or department store bike. go...

Forget about wally or department store bike. go for a vintage road bike. They ride much better and sometime cost less. If your lucky Garage sell have them for $30-$40 for a perfectly fine bike....
08-05-07, 09:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,212
Posted By DanPT

Since I have a fixed gear I can only do 44x12...

Since I have a fixed gear I can only do 44x12 (with 20" wheels) no matter what grades the hills are ;)
07-27-07, 05:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 367
Posted By DanPT

Yep it's a flip flop hub. Just be careful...

Yep it's a flip flop hub.

Just be careful when shopping to get the good type of hub. There are some BMX flip-flop hub which is not the same thing. A BMX flip flop hub has two freewheel side.
...
07-27-07, 01:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,468
Posted By DanPT

http://www.revolutionmontreal.com/ I went...

http://www.revolutionmontreal.com/

I went there once. They have many vintage frame and sell fixed cog, miche and eai I believe. I was only looking for cog so I didn't spend much time browsing and...
07-22-07, 07:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,035
Posted By DanPT

Id would guess it's poser carbon fiber. They put...

Id would guess it's poser carbon fiber. They put a thin layer of carbon fiber wrap around an aluminum frame. So you can pretend to have a carbon bike when in fact it's aluminum.
Forum: Commuting
07-21-07, 01:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,814
Posted By DanPT

Too many crazy people out there. ...

Too many crazy people out there.

http://cbs3.com/topstories/local_story_195210510.html
07-21-07, 01:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By DanPT

Just a wild idea here, but how about taking your...

Just a wild idea here, but how about taking your old fork out and use a tape to measure it. :D
07-21-07, 10:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 554
Posted By DanPT

Maybe you have a reverse steering bike :D:D ...

Maybe you have a reverse steering bike :D:D

http://www.unicyclist.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=14940&stc=1&d=1157431839

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JS5zdbAj4_8
...
07-21-07, 09:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,132
Posted By DanPT

Handlebar cage. I have modified a behind the seat...

Handlebar cage. I have modified a behind the seat dual cage to a dual handlebar cage on my folder. Very easy to reach.

I think with a long straw and low position bottle it would be hard to suck up...
07-15-07, 11:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,734
Posted By DanPT

Here something I found browsing around ...

Here something I found browsing around

http://www.fixedgeargallery.com/2005/mar/TheBikeCo-op.htm

(Reference from this thread http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=154269)
07-15-07, 08:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,734
Posted By DanPT

No you can't coast I never done it but that why...

No you can't coast I never done it but that why the op said it's a pseudo fixed. If you take a freewheel bike (or any multi-gear cassette for that matter) and push the bike backward you'll see that...
07-14-07, 09:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 649
Posted By DanPT

Use Sheldon Brown The ShelBroCo Bicycle Chain...

Use Sheldon Brown The ShelBroCo Bicycle Chain Cleaning System (http://sheldonbrown.com/chainclean.html):D
07-12-07, 09:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,881
Posted By DanPT

How about dress like this ...

How about dress like this

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v513/dptran/pinkvader.jpg
07-12-07, 03:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,078
Posted By DanPT

JB weld it. Let it harden a for couple of days...

JB weld it. Let it harden a for couple of days then your set up. Work fine as a suicide hub you can even skid with it. Keep the brake on, someday it may fail then your lean why it's a suicide hub :D
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