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01-20-22, 03:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,649
Posted By UberIM

spot on!

spot on!
01-19-22, 04:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,649
Posted By UberIM

Bicycle recommendation for a short woman

I have a long time friend who just retired and wants to get back into biking
Lives in rural Pennsylvania. Wants to be able to ride country roads (rolling hills) and bike paths and dirt roads.
She...
01-19-22, 04:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,728
Posted By UberIM

Bike for a short woman

A friend is retiried . 65. wanting to get back into biking which she hasn't done since childhood.
She's 4'11"
Suggestions for a bike?
TIA
11-20-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,989
Posted By UberIM

Thanks. Continued great advice/thoughts Steve...

Thanks. Continued great advice/thoughts
Steve B. love your quote. yes. wind is the worst.
11-19-20, 06:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,989
Posted By UberIM

wow! Tak

wow!
Tak
11-17-20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,989
Posted By UberIM

All very interesting points of view. I am never...

All very interesting points of view. I am never disappointed on this forum. Thank you all.
11-17-20, 05:22 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,989
Posted By UberIM

All very helpful ideas, comments and thoughts (as...

All very helpful ideas, comments and thoughts (as usual).

It is all very confusing for you and for me. LOL

I ride with my SIL and he has a mtb with 2.8 tires. When we ride single track he...
11-16-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,989
Posted By UberIM

Thanks!

Thanks!
11-16-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,989
Posted By UberIM

Why doesn't this exist?

I am looking for a carbon framed Gravel or Mtn bike with drops that will take tires up to 2.4-2.6

What I have presently:

Salsa Mukluk 26 x 4 (winter rider and presently my only mtn bike)...
11-14-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,751
Posted By UberIM

I have been thinking about what you're asking...

I have been thinking about what you're asking for.
If you don't care about frame material Salsa Fargo seems to fit the bill
Drop handle bars
disc brakes
Can go from 29 x 2.0 to 3.0
1 x 11 or 2 x...
Forum: Commuting
04-23-19, 12:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,010
Posted By UberIM

Looks like you were 15 minutes late. wink wink

Looks like you were 15 minutes late. wink wink
Forum: Commuting
04-23-19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,010
Posted By UberIM

I will probably be commuting from hotels near...

I will probably be commuting from hotels near Lambeau field (including Lodge Kohler) to Aurora Baycare Greenbrier Rd.
Forum: Commuting
04-22-19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,010
Posted By UberIM

commuting in Green Bay WI

In July I will be starting a one week a month part time job in Green Bay WI. Will be flying in from the northeast. I would love to commute to work there. Will be flying with either a folder or...
Forum: Great Lakes
04-22-19, 12:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,747
Posted By UberIM

Hi. I am doing a part time gig (1wk a month) in...

Hi. I am doing a part time gig (1wk a month) in Green Bay WI and have always commuted to work by bike. Wondering what the bike commuter scene is like there. Also which LBS do you recommend? ...
11-10-18, 05:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,843
Posted By UberIM

So, I think the Carbon Gravel bike with 650b/27.5...

So, I think the Carbon Gravel bike with 650b/27.5 tires. Can get I think up to 2-2.1" width knobby tires.
That might be just the ticket

Salsa Warbird Force 1 makes an excessively expensive 650b...
11-10-18, 04:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,843
Posted By UberIM

Thanks so much. Food for thought! If I weren't...

Thanks so much. Food for thought! If I weren't approaching the N+1= D (the next addition which leads to a divorce - LOL), I wouldn't obsess so much about it. This could be my last bike............
11-09-18, 03:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,843
Posted By UberIM

It's hard for me to find a 27.5 without front...

It's hard for me to find a 27.5 without front suspension
what do you call a mtn bike without any suspension?
I see lots of bikes with front suspension called hardballs.
11-09-18, 01:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,843
Posted By UberIM

Thanks. I am not a frequent contributor but...

Thanks. I am not a frequent contributor but always find peeps here helpful and kind.
Are 27.5 and 650b the same?
Thanks,
11-09-18, 01:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,843
Posted By UberIM

I'm short and want a nimble bike

I'm short and want a nimble bike
11-09-18, 01:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,843
Posted By UberIM

Why I want a 26er? I am short. My 29er is a 17"...

Why I want a 26er? I am short. My 29er is a 17" Kona and I find it kinda unwieldy on single track. I like my 26/5"" Mukluk.

Maybe go for a 650b?/27.5? carbon frame?
Know of any?
11-09-18, 01:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,843
Posted By UberIM

I don't have the skills. though my retirement...

I don't have the skills. though my retirement idea is to volunteer in my LBS and learn how to work on bikes. For now, it is just my dream.
Interesting about the vanishing 26ers
11-09-18, 01:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,843
Posted By UberIM

Interesting. Speed is not what I am aiming for. ...

Interesting. Speed is not what I am aiming for. Versatility. Something that if I put on studded tires can ride year round in northern New England. The Cutthroat is something that could go from...
11-09-18, 01:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,843
Posted By UberIM

Interesting

Interesting
11-09-18, 01:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,843
Posted By UberIM

so you are suggesting finding a carbon 26er and...

so you are suggesting finding a carbon 26er and then converting to drop handlebars?
11-09-18, 07:27 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,843
Posted By UberIM

Salsa Cutthroat

I initially posted in mtn biking section but wrong choice.

I like the Salsa Cutthroat
I like carbon (I have a Salsa Mukluk carbon frame fat bike which I love).
For combo single track and gravel...
11-08-18, 01:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,212
Posted By UberIM

why is it dead?

why is it dead?
11-08-18, 12:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,212
Posted By UberIM

26" carbon frame with drop handle bars

I am looking for an off road and on road touring bike

Would like a 26" mtn bike
Carbon frame
No shocks
hydraulic disc brakes
Braze ons for panniers and fenders
DROP HANDLEBAR

I like the...
07-27-17, 04:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,616
Posted By UberIM

Thanks so much everyone. My ceiling in the...

Thanks so much everyone. My ceiling in the garage is at least 15 feet.
Too high to just hang.
The floor joists are exposed so hanging wouldn't be a problem
07-27-17, 05:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,616
Posted By UberIM

Bike Pulley systems

Anyone have experience with this or another system? Self made? what about mechanical advantage and making it a little easier to hoist?

Robtec Ceiling Mount Bike Hoist Set-CBH45 - The Home Depot...
Forum: Commuting
05-23-16, 05:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,114
Posted By UberIM

what does "OLD" stand for?

what does "OLD" stand for?
Forum: Commuting
05-23-16, 05:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,983
Posted By UberIM

Blackburn claims it will fit a 29er with disc...

Blackburn claims it will fit a 29er with disc brakes. I live in rural America and my LBS has a limited stock and if they order it I own it.......just the way of Northern NH.
The LBS does carry...
Forum: Commuting
05-21-16, 04:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,983
Posted By UberIM

looking to put a rack on my Kona Unit SS

what about this?


http://www.blackburndesign.com/racks/rear-racks/central-rear-rack.html#.V0Dlhjffjww
Forum: Commuting
05-21-16, 04:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,114
Posted By UberIM

Since the rear hub spacing is not the same I was...

Since the rear hub spacing is not the same I was told by the online company that it wouldn't work. though I have been commuting 25+ years by bike I know very little about bike mechanical issues
05-20-16, 06:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,644
Posted By UberIM

thanks!

thanks!
Forum: Commuting
05-20-16, 05:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,114
Posted By UberIM

Single speed conversion to coaster brake

Single speed conversion to Coaster Brake

A friend has a road bike he converted to coaster brake.
I am interested in doing the same with my 2009 Fuji touring bike converted to a single speed.
I...
05-20-16, 05:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,644
Posted By UberIM

Single speed conversion to Coaster Brake

A friend has a road bike he converted to coaster brake.
I am interested in doing the same with my 2009 Fuji touring bike converted to a single speed.
I would like to make it have a coaster brake.
...
Forum: Commuting
05-20-16, 04:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,931
Posted By UberIM

So, I decided to go with the Salsa Marrakesh. ...

So, I decided to go with the Salsa Marrakesh. Takes 40c tires and already has a Brooks saddle and rack and of course disc brakes. My LBS is a Salsa dealer and will convert it into a ss.
QED....
Forum: Commuting
05-03-16, 11:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,931
Posted By UberIM

what are p clamps? As you can see I am not very...

what are p clamps? As you can see I am not very sophisticated or handy
Forum: Commuting
05-03-16, 05:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,931
Posted By UberIM

thanks everyone. Food for thought. the...

thanks everyone. Food for thought.
the easiest/cheapest would be to get the Raleigh Furley.
A
Forum: Commuting
05-02-16, 05:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,931
Posted By UberIM

This is what they use as an eccentric BB: ...

This is what they use as an eccentric BB:

FSA PF30 Eccentric w/Sealed Bearings
Forum: Commuting
05-02-16, 04:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,931
Posted By UberIM

We have a locked cage in the garage at work near...

We have a locked cage in the garage at work near security. I lock the bike in a rack in the cage and then lock the cage. If it gives you more piece of mind-there are nicer bikes in the caged...
Forum: Commuting
05-02-16, 04:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,931
Posted By UberIM

so.....all thoughtful responses. Interested in...

so.....all thoughtful responses. Interested in hearing about the eccentric bottom bracket-really not noisy?

And mounting a rack on my Unit (sounds obscene)-we had a problem with heel...
Forum: Commuting
05-02-16, 03:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,931
Posted By UberIM

My ultimate commuter rig? need help

I have been commuting for 25 + years by bicycle and over the years have needed/wanted different characteristics for my commuter.
Presently I have two bikes: One is a Fuji touring bike converted to...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-22-16, 11:46 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 13,502
Posted By UberIM

What is a B and W case?

What is a B and W case?
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-22-16, 11:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,110
Posted By UberIM

I am unsure how to remove my Brompton seat post. ...

I am unsure how to remove my Brompton seat post. If I try to pull it up it gets stuck. If I push down the seat and the rubber get in the way. I don't see that the seat post removes easily
Forum: Commuting
10-16-15, 07:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 483
Posted By UberIM

What about this as a rear seat post rack-does it...

What about this as a rear seat post rack-does it really allow you to use panniers?

Amazon.com : Bike Seat Post Mounted Rear Rack Commuter Carrier, fits 26", 700c, 27.5", and 29" bikes : Sports &...
Forum: Commuting
10-16-15, 06:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 483
Posted By UberIM

Seat post rack for commuting help

I know everyone has been on pins and needles about what bike I should get. I stopped into an EMS and found a Kona unit on sale. Just what I want but no braze ons for a rack. What about seat post...
Forum: Commuting
09-27-15, 09:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,832
Posted By UberIM

Thanks Alan s good idea

Thanks Alan s good idea
09-25-15, 12:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,875
Posted By UberIM

Hypno Toad, I am looking into a mtb with disc...

Hypno Toad,
I am looking into a mtb with disc brakes for the winter (I use rim brakes now).
Hydraulic or Mechanical-I commute to -30- -40C in the winter here in northern New England.
Thanks
UberIM
Forum: Commuting
09-25-15, 12:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,832
Posted By UberIM

How about in sub-zero weather? Don't the...

How about in sub-zero weather? Don't the hydraulics freeze? I often ride in minus 10-20 deg F in the winter around here.
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