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10-09-18, 02:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 596
Posted By zeroderby

Yes, thank goodness I didn't do that backwards.

Yes, thank goodness I didn't do that backwards.
10-08-18, 12:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 596
Posted By zeroderby

Thanks for all the replies. Embarrassingly, I had...

Thanks for all the replies. Embarrassingly, I had the pedals reversed. I was trying to install the left pedal on the right crank. Not sure what I was thinking.
09-28-18, 10:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 596
Posted By zeroderby

Thanks everyone. to clarify a bit, I mean I can't...

Thanks everyone. to clarify a bit, I mean I can't get it to thread in. I will try a dremel with a wire brush and see if I can clean up the pedal threads tonight.

I am pretty sure I used the...
09-28-18, 08:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 596
Posted By zeroderby

I used a park tap tool but still cannot install...

I used a park tap tool but still cannot install it. That is why I think maybe it is the pedal threads and not the crank threads. Left right is easy to determine so I am pretty sure I didn't do that....
09-27-18, 09:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 596
Posted By zeroderby

Pedal threads

Hi, I think I have damaged the threads on my pedals. I have tried so m
any times to install the pedals but have had no luck. Any thoughts on what I can do? Thanks.

...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-08-18, 07:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,263
Posted By zeroderby

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/8353eaf5_b5a7_401e_bd53_edaa337a9dfc_f2cb5927f4612457ace593d75f7667dda537ad67.jpeg
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-08-18, 06:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,263
Posted By zeroderby

I rode it 10kms last weekend and my wife rode it...

I rode it 10kms last weekend and my wife rode it to work a few kms the other day. It rides really great. There is an odd noise either from the pedal, crank or bottom bracket. Iíll switch out the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-01-18, 08:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,263
Posted By zeroderby

New Bike

Hi, I have never owned a folding bike before. I got this second hand however it was not used much if at all before. I know some of the components are lower end, I am wondering if they will hold up ok...
08-01-16, 03:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,159
Posted By zeroderby

I had to add a 1mm spacer and all is good now....

I had to add a 1mm spacer and all is good now. Thanks for the replies!
08-01-16, 09:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,159
Posted By zeroderby

Thanks NYMXer and daepee, I will tighten things...

Thanks NYMXer and daepee, I will tighten things up and go for a spin and see how it feels.
08-01-16, 08:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,159
Posted By zeroderby

Stem Install, spacers question

Hi, I am replacing a stem for a shorter one. I have never done this before. Which of the three below is correct or are none correct? Thanks.


Before replacing the stem, just after removing the...
06-29-14, 04:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,151
Posted By zeroderby

Tillamook Head Trail, is it bike friendly for a family, kids aged 8, 10, 12 and 15?

Hi, would anyone have any advice about the Tillamook Head Trail starting in Seaside? Are bikes allowed? Would it be doable for some younger kids?

Are there any other trails that would be fun and...
07-24-13, 11:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,780
Posted By zeroderby

Sorry for the late reply, I am not sure what is...

Sorry for the late reply, I am not sure what is outside of Edmonton, but there is great riding in Terwillegar Park, in southwest Edmonton. Also Devon has branded their town as biketown and there are...
09-10-11, 11:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 756
Posted By zeroderby

So the five year old wouldn't ride a trail-a-bike...

So the five year old wouldn't ride a trail-a-bike so she rode her little bike with 12" wheels. We parked accross the street fromt the Inns of Banff and rode the Banff Legacy trail to Cascade Ponds...
09-09-11, 08:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 756
Posted By zeroderby

Thanks JeanSeb, we will be riding around Canmore...

Thanks JeanSeb, we will be riding around Canmore and Banff today and tomorrow. Unfortunately we won't be riding from Canmore to Banff, hopefully they get that figured out. I think we will rent a...
09-04-11, 11:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 756
Posted By zeroderby

I read somewhere that the trail isn't complete...

I read somewhere that the trail isn't complete between canmore and banff, the site mentioned a 2km section that is not complete. Do you know anything about that?
09-04-11, 10:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 756
Posted By zeroderby

Are there paved bike paths in Canmore and Banff suitable for training wheels?

Hi All, I am wondering if anyone here would know if there are paved bike trails in Canmore and Banff? I will have 4 kids with me between 12 and 5. The five year old still has training wheels. Are...
07-15-11, 08:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 399
Posted By zeroderby

Where to get a used kids sized road bike in Edmonton

Hi Everyone, where would I be able to find a used kids sized road bike? My son and daughter both want to try one out but I don't want to spend too much. Would the bicycle commuters society have small...
Forum: Commuting
05-30-10, 09:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 449
Posted By zeroderby

I commuted one full winter 2007-2008 and I now...

I commuted one full winter 2007-2008 and I now only commute a handful of times a month during the winter. I like having studs. I live in Edmonton. I haven't tried winter conditions without studs so...
Forum: Commuting
01-25-10, 01:56 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,539
Posted By zeroderby

Well it snowed over the weekend and filled in the...

Well it snowed over the weekend and filled in the part that was cleared with a snow blower, which means 3kms of walk/push/carry. Not really sure what that will mean for me and my commute. I drove in...
Forum: Commuting
01-22-10, 03:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,539
Posted By zeroderby

I thought that too, I was very happly when they...

I thought that too, I was very happly when they finished paving it thinking that It would be great in the winter.

Please do, it is the trail from Cameron Heights to the Henday bridge and then up...
Forum: Commuting
01-21-10, 09:43 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,539
Posted By zeroderby

The shadows in that video are cool. I like how...

The shadows in that video are cool. I like how you keep passing yourself.
Forum: Commuting
01-21-10, 09:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,539
Posted By zeroderby

Like I said, the city said I am the only one who...

Like I said, the city said I am the only one who has called in. I have been thinking about putting up a sign telling people that the paved part was done by a private citizen and if they want it...
Forum: Commuting
01-21-10, 09:38 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,539
Posted By zeroderby

The trail starts in Cameron heights and goes down...

The trail starts in Cameron heights and goes down to the Anthony Henday bridge. But I then have to cut across a a field/forrest to get back up to south side of Henday and to a road. The trail on the...
Forum: Commuting
01-19-10, 07:53 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,539
Posted By zeroderby

It would be about 3kms of this if it wasn't for...

It would be about 3kms of this if it wasn't for someone taking a personal snowblower to the trail. In the summer it is a nicley paved trail. The city said I am the only person to have called in to...
Forum: Commuting
01-19-10, 12:09 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,539
Posted By zeroderby

How deep is the snow on your commute?

Does anyone else have to carry/push their bikes through deep snow on their commute. I have about 1.5km of this stuff.

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4062/4287403940_6b68b23c61_o_d.jpg
09-17-09, 11:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,113
Posted By zeroderby

I rode it to work today and locked out the front...

I rode it to work today and locked out the front fork and the shock and no creaking. So the creaking must be shock or linkage, right? I wonder if it is possible if the bearings are messed up if that...
09-16-09, 01:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,113
Posted By zeroderby

I think the creaking is weird too. I generally...

I think the creaking is weird too. I generally ride about an hour a day with one or two days that would be between 2-3 hours.

I just use a garden hose and bucket with dish soap. I use a sponge on...
09-15-09, 08:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,113
Posted By zeroderby

I bought the bike in Jan, they replaced the shock...

I bought the bike in Jan, they replaced the shock in June, I don't think it has anything to do with me maintaining it. I clean the bike every couple of weeks. That is a couple of weeks worth of dirt...
09-14-09, 10:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,113
Posted By zeroderby

leaking shock?

Is this shock leaking too much? Earlier this summer I took my bike in to the LBS that I purchased it from when the shock looked like it does now and they said not to worry about. About 2 weeks later...
09-11-09, 07:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,891
Posted By zeroderby

garage storage

I was wondering if anyone had any ideas for storing 9 bikes in a double garage? 5 are adult sized bikes the rest are kid bikes. I would like to park both our cars in the garage this winter but with...
Forum: Commuting
01-06-09, 09:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,880
Posted By zeroderby

So when you turn down the dampening the bobbing...

So when you turn down the dampening the bobbing goes away? My Fox Floar R, and this Fox Triad both seem to sag and bob in the cold. I will give what you said a try.
Forum: Commuting
01-06-09, 09:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,880
Posted By zeroderby

Yah, those fenders do give it a dirt bike kind of...

Yah, those fenders do give it a dirt bike kind of look.
Forum: Commuting
01-06-09, 09:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,880
Posted By zeroderby

Severian and BarracksSi, yes suspension isn't...

Severian and BarracksSi, yes suspension isn't great in the cold, that is why I liked the lockout on the fork and the rear shock. So far so good.:)

Lebowski and Eggplant Jeff, I noticed some rust...
Forum: Commuting
01-05-09, 08:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,880
Posted By zeroderby

I liked this bike because of the lock out feature...

I liked this bike because of the lock out feature on the rear shock and the front fork, for a winter commuter shocks are not really great, in my experience. I live in Edmonton and it gets pretty...
Forum: Commuting
01-05-09, 08:35 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,880
Posted By zeroderby

The ride was great. I left the rear shock in...

The ride was great.

I left the rear shock in pro pedal going down into the ravine I ride through and then locked them both out going up and for the rest of the ride.

The rear shock did sag and...
Forum: Commuting
01-05-09, 12:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,880
Posted By zeroderby

Full Suspension Commuter

I got a new bike last week. Can't wait to ride it so I am going to commute on it tomorrow.

I am kind of excited to try it. I added some fenders, Planet Bike Super Flash, Nokian studded tires and a...
09-19-08, 10:30 PM
Replies: 704
Views: 47,370
Posted By zeroderby

Would anyone here know how these flashlights...

Would anyone here know how these flashlights handle the cold, 0 to -30C?

Thanks.
Forum: Commuting
07-27-08, 08:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By zeroderby

I guess I will have to write to my city...

I guess I will have to write to my city counselors and let them know what I think about it.

For my own commute I would like to see something done with 178 street north of 98 Ave.

At least they...
Forum: Commuting
05-24-08, 10:10 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,176
Posted By zeroderby

I had been thinking about it for a while and had...

I had been thinking about it for a while and had done it a few times. Then last June I was rear ended and the car was a write off. I decided I wasn't going to replace the car right away I would just...
05-16-08, 10:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,726
Posted By zeroderby

I have 4 kids 2, 4, 6 and 9. I get my riding in...

I have 4 kids 2, 4, 6 and 9. I get my riding in by commuting. I wanted to take the long way home yesterday so I went in early and left early. That kind of takes the sting out of a long ride.

My...
05-15-08, 08:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 900
Posted By zeroderby

[quote=Intheloonybin;6701005]I did not mind...

[quote=Intheloonybin;6701005]I did not mind riding through the winter. It was better than the mornings I drove.[quote]

This is true, even on the real cold or snowy days, I would rather ride than...
05-15-08, 12:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 900
Posted By zeroderby

I hope I don't offend anyone but commuting in the...

I hope I don't offend anyone but commuting in the winter is not nearly as much fun as commuting in the summer. If only I was Hawaiian instead of Canadian.
05-14-08, 11:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 900
Posted By zeroderby

I made it through this last winter, 20 KM round...

I made it through this last winter, 20 KM round trip commute. I was really fortunate that that the weather worked out for me. I did skip 5 days over the winter due to weather. It gets pretty cold...
Forum: Commuting
05-14-08, 01:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,166
Posted By zeroderby

Ha ha, if I lived in Edmonton, KY instead of...

Ha ha, if I lived in Edmonton, KY instead of Edmonton, AB we probably could have worked something out.
Forum: Commuting
05-14-08, 12:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,166
Posted By zeroderby

I hear ya about the 26" wheels it would be nice....

I hear ya about the 26" wheels it would be nice. I will check out the Kona, thanks.
Forum: Commuting
05-14-08, 12:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,166
Posted By zeroderby

I am going down to the states this summer so I...

I am going down to the states this summer so I will have access to it and won't have to pay duty. I will check those out though. Thanks.
Forum: Commuting
05-13-08, 11:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,166
Posted By zeroderby

What's a safari? I would like to check it out.

What's a safari? I would like to check it out.
Forum: Commuting
05-13-08, 11:23 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,166
Posted By zeroderby

I already have the approval from the CFO, so it...

I already have the approval from the CFO, so it won't cause any marital disharmony. For some reason she seems to get a kick out of my bike riding.
Forum: Commuting
05-13-08, 06:44 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,166
Posted By zeroderby

I am Canadian, although I do say Mum instead of...

I am Canadian, although I do say Mum instead of Mom. If you could pan to the right of my bike in that picture you would see my full suspension mountain bike.
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