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Forum: Commuting
08-14-05, 02:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,387
Posted By robertsdvd

I'd like to get a real moped for fun -- the ones...

I'd like to get a real moped for fun -- the ones with actual pedals... like the ones you can see most recently in the new Willy Wonka... mostly just for fun and to mess with -- they don't go fast at...
08-14-05, 02:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 507
Posted By robertsdvd

What a ******** and disturbing concept... sadly...

What a ******** and disturbing concept... sadly I've seen them more than once all across the country.
08-10-05, 03:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By robertsdvd

I concur with the previous poster, travel agents...

I concur with the previous poster, travel agents are festering piles of fecal matter.... as for the double cross lever setup... you want all three levers to control one brake? Are you looking for...
Forum: Commuting
08-02-05, 09:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 454
Posted By robertsdvd

I plan on getting a pair of the berthoud chrome...

I plan on getting a pair of the berthoud chrome fenders... they're left undrilled so I'm hoping just to mount the struts with the use of a clamp on the front fork above the disc caliper, might leave...
07-27-05, 05:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 480
Posted By robertsdvd

Discs make racks and fenders much more difficult,...

Discs make racks and fenders much more difficult, seatpost racks are about as useful to me as clip-on fenders... that is - useless.
07-26-05, 11:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 480
Posted By robertsdvd

Karate Monkey + drum brake?

Been having trouble trying to get dimensions, anyone know if there would be enough clearance on the back of the Karate Monkey to mount it up with a SRAM iBrake drum brake (hub)... my concern is that...
Forum: Commuting
06-14-05, 04:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 17,319
Posted By robertsdvd

Huh, I only drive internal gear hubs - SRAM 3 spd...

Huh, I only drive internal gear hubs - SRAM 3 spd and a SRAM 5 spd. I don't think many people would note any major efficiency losses... I perceived little to on loss of efficiency going from SS to...
05-29-05, 01:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 462
Posted By robertsdvd

Thems the ones, thanks!

Thems the ones, thanks!
05-28-05, 07:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 462
Posted By robertsdvd

Yeah it wasn't a mixte, the tubes only connected...

Yeah it wasn't a mixte, the tubes only connected to the seat tube... gah. It was marketed more as an urban utilitarian frame than an assault frame... Thanks for the ideas though
05-27-05, 11:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 462
Posted By robertsdvd

My brain hurts, what's that frame...

...the "urban" bike frame, with the two top tubes on it, sold as an urban or city frame, etc etc... anyone know what I'm talking about? I've been googling for 30 minutes and my brain hurts now... I...
05-24-05, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,609
Posted By robertsdvd

You can get it off Sram's technical site... I had...

You can get it off Sram's technical site... I had a print out for a while... check their tech site, should be up there
Forum: Touring
05-14-05, 02:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 876
Posted By robertsdvd

I don't get it.. how would that back rest be at...

I don't get it.. how would that back rest be at all useful? It still seems like you'd be leaning forward on that ride... certainly not... back? I guess there some at the Bike Expo in SoCal/LA... but...
05-12-05, 10:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,088
Posted By robertsdvd

I got a Supergo wireless computer in Santa Monica...

I got a Supergo wireless computer in Santa Monica two weekends ago for I think 13 or 19 bucks... real cheap, seems like a good computer.
05-05-05, 06:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,317
Posted By robertsdvd

I used to work for City of Cambridge (up until...

I used to work for City of Cambridge (up until about 3 or 4 months ago)... word in City Hall was that they're really starting to buckle down on bicycle infractions. So be warned in Cambridge......
Forum: Commuting
05-03-05, 05:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 552
Posted By robertsdvd

Aye, don't get me wrong, I've been commuting by...

Aye, don't get me wrong, I've been commuting by bike for some years now.. so know about good lighting... but most of my commuting is in urban centers... not complete darkness - I've usually gotten...
Forum: Commuting
05-02-05, 04:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 552
Posted By robertsdvd

Supplemental. The headlight would be rather...

Supplemental.

The headlight would be rather more useful than I think you think...
Forum: Commuting
05-02-05, 04:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 552
Posted By robertsdvd

Get creative.

Get creative.
Forum: Commuting
05-02-05, 03:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 552
Posted By robertsdvd

05-02-05, 07:52 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,779
Posted By robertsdvd

Gotta love documentaries. :D

Gotta love documentaries.
:D
05-01-05, 09:00 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,779
Posted By robertsdvd

I've always wondered why they end up outfitted...

I've always wondered why they end up outfitted with mtbs, especially with knobbies... seems like nearly all their riding is on pavement... Last weekend at the LA Bike Expo Fun Ride, most were riding...
04-26-05, 03:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,101
Posted By robertsdvd

Roger that, I'll get on it tonight...

Roger that, I'll get on it tonight...
04-26-05, 12:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,101
Posted By robertsdvd

I did a mock up... I took the clamps off some old...

I did a mock up... I took the clamps off some old aero levers that were in a crash... took the clamps off those, cut some mtb bars with a pipe cutter... used a dremel to grind off some metal from the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-26-05, 12:03 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,930
Posted By robertsdvd

They are heavy. Thing is, I don't even notice the...

They are heavy. Thing is, I don't even notice the weight... maybe its what some say is the lower center of gravity... no doubt heavy, but rides like its a lot lighter than it is. I crank along pretty...
04-26-05, 10:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 382
Posted By robertsdvd

Hmmm, can't say as I felt unsafe on the fun ride,...

Hmmm, can't say as I felt unsafe on the fun ride, quite the opposite, I hated the ride home afterwards through regular LA traffic... that's when i felt unsafe.
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-26-05, 10:43 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,930
Posted By robertsdvd

Now that's a slick looking ride.

Now that's a slick looking ride.
04-25-05, 05:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 245
Posted By robertsdvd

Good luck dude, I've had zero luck... generally I...

Good luck dude, I've had zero luck... generally I order special stuff and get basic stuff from REI... I'm glad to be getting out already! One guy mentioned a place down near Manhattan Beach - Beach...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-25-05, 08:08 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,930
Posted By robertsdvd

I'll jump in... crow's foot is a spoke lacing...

I'll jump in... crow's foot is a spoke lacing pattern. I don't know what that is (I know its a bike though! yay for me)... but that's not a twenty. Looks pretty slick though... that isn't the stock...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-05, 06:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 929
Posted By robertsdvd

I'm not really a "roadie" but I saw the title......

I'm not really a "roadie" but I saw the title... and I can say that I'd prefer a hill to wind anyday.
04-23-05, 09:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 382
Posted By robertsdvd

I must have missed that, or just blocked it out!

I must have missed that, or just blocked it out!
04-23-05, 09:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 382
Posted By robertsdvd

Was at the show today... already registered for...

Was at the show today... already registered for what might be a "lame" ride tomorrow morning heh. But, hey, good chance to see LA by bike before I leave.

Never heard of the company - but I picked...
04-22-05, 02:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 382
Posted By robertsdvd

I'm thinking about signing up for the fun ride on...

I'm thinking about signing up for the fun ride on Sunday...
Forum: Introductions
04-21-05, 04:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 169
Posted By robertsdvd

HEY! I'm from Shrewsbury! I grew up there, Class...

HEY! I'm from Shrewsbury! I grew up there, Class of 97, SHS... Welcome...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-20-05, 08:27 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,930
Posted By robertsdvd

The bars are pretty comfy... I've ridden about 35...

The bars are pretty comfy... I've ridden about 35 miles in a day and that's a little more than I can tolerate both on my arse and on my hands... I do generally zip by most people on the paths in LA...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-20-05, 08:22 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,930
Posted By robertsdvd

Yes indeedy on all counts...

Yes indeedy on all counts...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-19-05, 05:09 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,930
Posted By robertsdvd

Current incarnation of my Twenty... thinkng about...

Current incarnation of my Twenty... thinkng about getting a B67 saddle for it... I'll save the Conquest for when I get another road bike running when I settle down somewhere besides... LA. Had to...
04-18-05, 12:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 990
Posted By robertsdvd

http://www.pelican.com/

http://www.pelican.com/
Forum: Commuting
04-13-05, 07:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By robertsdvd

Huh, heh... I started with no clips of any kind,...

Huh, heh... I started with no clips of any kind, then tried clipless for a while - didn't like them at all... went the toe clip route and loved them... recently tried Powergrips (got them for free...
Forum: Commuting
04-11-05, 08:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,358
Posted By robertsdvd

Ah, Ortlieb makes them in yellow! and waterproof!...

Ah, Ortlieb makes them in yellow! and waterproof! Only no attachment points, but I reckon I could use a cargo net... no reflective strip or light attachment point either, but its very waterproof,...
Forum: Commuting
04-11-05, 05:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,358
Posted By robertsdvd

http://www.jandd.com/detail.asp?PRODUCT_ID=FDRP ...

http://www.jandd.com/detail.asp?PRODUCT_ID=FDRP

Now that's pretty cool... if only it came in yellow!
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-08-05, 12:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,518
Posted By robertsdvd

Dang man, give it a rest, while I had a good...

Dang man, give it a rest, while I had a good experience ordering from him, I guess other people have not, but we get the point.
Forum: Commuting
04-01-05, 11:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 504
Posted By robertsdvd

Well, this sums up this place pretty well...

Welcome to Los Angeles...

(got out of work early yesterday, had to stop and take a picture, billboard on (the) 101 near Agoura Hills)
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-30-05, 04:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,397
Posted By robertsdvd

Honestly, so far, I haven't found a bike shop...

Honestly, so far, I haven't found a bike shop around here worth giving my business. Stupid LA. If anyone has any suggestions I'm open to them. Last visit to a lbs: "I'm looking for a SRAM chain."...
03-30-05, 11:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 864
Posted By robertsdvd

double rail vs. single rail saddles?

Because I'm curious - anyone know if there's a particular advantage to a double rail saddle vs. a single rail -- obviously I'm speaking of Brooks saddles. Double rails gain weight... do you get...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-30-05, 11:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,397
Posted By robertsdvd

Got the response from Riv... Dove is merely a bit...

Got the response from Riv... Dove is merely a bit more narrow and can't take barend shifters. Similar weight on the two. I don't need to worry about bar end shifters... guess the only real advantage...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-30-05, 11:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,397
Posted By robertsdvd

Thanks Littlepixel. Yeah, I dig your timelapse...

Thanks Littlepixel. Yeah, I dig your timelapse idea, I've been chomping at the bit to do a similar project, but I'd much prefer a camera that'll do timelapse integrally. So far the options are...
Forum: Commuting
03-28-05, 04:49 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,665
Posted By robertsdvd

Bahhh Buck The Bozos

Bahhh Buck The Bozos
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-28-05, 02:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,397
Posted By robertsdvd

Yeah, I'm probably gonna git me a pair of...

Yeah, I'm probably gonna git me a pair of albatrosses and go a more traditional route. Eaze-of-folding isn't a top priority as I only fold to get in the car or for storage... so if it takes a few...
Forum: Foo
03-28-05, 12:31 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,565
Posted By robertsdvd

Dang, I have to agree, wrong move. If the option...

Dang, I have to agree, wrong move. If the option were up to me, sex sex sex. Tell yah what, you go on your bike ride, I'll take care of the rest. ;)
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-28-05, 12:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,397
Posted By robertsdvd

I've been the clipless route, didn't care for it...

I've been the clipless route, didn't care for it at all, I prefer the toe clips and straps.

Yeah, I've been all over looking for interesting ways to mount twist shifters on drop bars... my other...
Forum: Commuting
03-28-05, 10:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 904
Posted By robertsdvd

Aye reckon the reference is lost.

Aye reckon the reference is lost.
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