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Forum: Folding Bikes
05-30-16, 08:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,988
Posted By Tuc

It seems the Unex is not quite as old as I had...

It seems the Unex is not quite as old as I had first thought, my guess is about 1990. Still, it has some classic lines taken from Raleigh details. I will post a pic once I get it shined up, that will...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-30-16, 08:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,988
Posted By Tuc

BTW, just got back from a short spin on the Kent...

BTW, just got back from a short spin on the Kent to the store, this rides very nice even without the big couch cushion of a seat. Handles well, feels like a much bigger bike with a good center of...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-30-16, 07:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,988
Posted By Tuc

Yes, the Unex is all steel baby - I will clean...

Yes, the Unex is all steel baby - I will clean and shine everything the way it is first and then decide whether to lighten it up. Maybe the picture doesn't do it justice, it is kind of cute the way...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-30-16, 06:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,988
Posted By Tuc

Ha! Turns out that seat weighs almost 6lbs by...

Ha! Turns out that seat weighs almost 6lbs by itself, I've got a lighter one I just put on. Incredible, there are full size full suspension bikes that come in at 28 pounds,... They put a steel...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-29-16, 06:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,988
Posted By Tuc

Kent Aluminum 7000 series folding bike with rear shock and Unex too!

A friends relative passed and these two folders were on his boat so he gave them to me to clean up.

Searched this forum and googled too, this Kent suspension Stowaway does not seem to have been a...
10-15-13, 05:16 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,020
Posted By Tuc

Lets see if he spends a night in jail first, the...

Lets see if he spends a night in jail first, the detective is aware of it Those Raleighs are special order only from the dealer, not a stocking item, and they are rare. Hope that guy has his bike...
10-15-13, 03:25 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,020
Posted By Tuc

The Craigslist guy is at it again. ...

The Craigslist guy is at it again.

http://tucson.craigslist.org/bik/4083131048.html

And the stolen report
...
09-19-13, 07:11 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,020
Posted By Tuc

Maybe, the thing is the cop is having a hard time...

Maybe, the thing is the cop is having a hard time establishing value without a receipt from a brick and mortar store, and with that comes other problems too. Fortunately, I don't live in Joe's turf,...
09-19-13, 06:41 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,020
Posted By Tuc

There is another event coming up tomorrow, I...

There is another event coming up tomorrow, I should have a better idea of what is the timeline for hope on anything else. In a small victory, there is one less bike thief walking around free in my...
09-19-13, 03:50 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,020
Posted By Tuc

This bike is special to me, I will never give up...

This bike is special to me, I will never give up trying to get it back. Lost plenty of stuff, some stolen, some through laziness or stupidity, and I give away at least three bikes a year to a local...
09-19-13, 01:02 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,020
Posted By Tuc

Oh, I like this one too, I will buy one when it...

Oh, I like this one too, I will buy one when it is on the market. I wonder how the crash sensor handles rough pavement? Is it triggered by vertical vs horizontal? Anyway, when I crash I yell loud...
09-19-13, 12:27 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,020
Posted By Tuc

Motion detector I think would send off a lot of...

Motion detector I think would send off a lot of false signals, especially parked in a bike rack where other people lock up too. As for the 25', well, if it is out in the open with a GPS lock on many...
09-19-13, 11:21 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,020
Posted By Tuc

I have the Garmin version of this, it uses "Safe...

I have the Garmin version of this, it uses "Safe Zones" an area about 25 in diameter that it detects that it has been moved from and texts/emails you. Tracking on an Android app or website that you...
09-19-13, 10:30 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,020
Posted By Tuc

Those are nice bikes, thanks for looking!...

Those are nice bikes, thanks for looking! Although I have never posted pictures of the bike when I bought it, I do have every single original component for it, and during the downtime I have been...
09-19-13, 09:37 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,020
Posted By Tuc

I wish I could find another 84 Moto GT that...

I wish I could find another 84 Moto GT that looked like it just came out of the showroom. Fortunately, I do have other bikes to ride once my ankle heals. My favorite is a '73 Raleigh Carlton Pro, it...
09-19-13, 09:21 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,020
Posted By Tuc

Sat down for a long 40 minute talk with the...

Sat down for a long 40 minute talk with the detective, there remains some optimism but the wait is really trying my nerves. Noted the posters comment above about your house and garage being the most...
09-18-13, 01:35 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,020
Posted By Tuc

It had been a long ride that day, the bar/pizza...

It had been a long ride that day, the bar/pizza place had a seat right in front where I never took my eye of the bike. But as these things go, as I was leaving some friends came in because some new...
09-17-13, 02:12 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,020
Posted By Tuc

National chain, can't say right now, charges are...

National chain, can't say right now, charges are still pending.... don't want to screw anything up because we have over 2200 bikes a year stolen around this part of town alone.
09-16-13, 10:14 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,020
Posted By Tuc

Anyone who has ground through this thread, months...

Anyone who has ground through this thread, months later, I have this piece of advice. It is not enough to record the serial numbers of the bike in your own paperwork. Somehow, you have to get a third...
09-16-13, 09:26 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,020
Posted By Tuc

Oh, I want to have that picture, I do, I do....

Oh, I want to have that picture, I do, I do. Justice grinds slowly and yes - I believe they are looking at least what other items that guy brought to that shop that is "fermenting" in the back room...
09-16-13, 08:53 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,020
Posted By Tuc

Cop arrested the guy that sold it to the pawnshop...

Cop arrested the guy that sold it to the pawnshop today. No definite news about my bike, he sold it to the pawn shop within a day or two of it being stolen and they kept it in the backroom hiding it...
09-11-13, 11:53 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,020
Posted By Tuc

Pins and needles ! Detective just contacted me...

Pins and needles ! Detective just contacted me and is going to look at the bike!
09-11-13, 10:30 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,020
Posted By Tuc

Exactly what the detective said.

Exactly what the detective said.
09-11-13, 09:44 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,020
Posted By Tuc

While the Craigslist seller would not give me the...

While the Craigslist seller would not give me the contact info the buyer, he says he passed along my reward offer and it was refused. This refusal within 24 hours of purchasing my stolen bike, with a...
09-11-13, 09:14 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,020
Posted By Tuc

Yep, cops cannot determine ownership, only judges...

Yep, cops cannot determine ownership, only judges can. However, there is legitimate pressure they can apply to get people thinking of consequences and of course I would need the current holder of the...
09-11-13, 08:35 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,020
Posted By Tuc

I can see this is an eye opening experience for a...

I can see this is an eye opening experience for a few members on the forum and even though every day since I reported to the police the bike was stolen I searched CL, hit every pawn shop in town...
09-10-13, 05:38 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,020
Posted By Tuc

Actually the way it went is, ME > THIEF>PAWN...

Actually the way it went is, ME > THIEF>PAWN SHOP>CL Guy>Current Guy(that I do not yet know) . The officer thinks the Pawn shop is the key to flipping the chain of custody in my favor, maybe the...
09-10-13, 02:03 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,020
Posted By Tuc

The pawn shop can recover their invested money...

The pawn shop can recover their invested money from me, instead of the thief, that is the way the law is here. There have been a number of accusations against this pawnshop recently, perhaps the...
09-10-13, 12:58 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,020
Posted By Tuc

Follow up call with the detective, justice moves...

Follow up call with the detective, justice moves very slowly. He seems to think the pawn shop buying it from a thief gives them ownership of the bike, not a very reassuring turn out.
09-02-13, 01:22 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,020
Posted By Tuc

Great stuff, found this link in the comments ...

Great stuff, found this link in the comments http://pegtech.com/products/gps-bicycle-tracking/spybike/product-information

Just had a long call with the police detective, I feel I had my...
09-02-13, 12:23 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,020
Posted By Tuc

I believe the seller may know him, but can't...

I believe the seller may know him, but can't prove it. Yet.

Buyer paid $160 for my stolen bike, CL claims he paid $100 on Wednesday and sold it on Friday. Why would the guy not go for $200 reward?...
09-02-13, 11:51 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,020
Posted By Tuc

My stolen bike was listed on Craigs List, but...

My stolen bike was listed on Craigs List, but sold just a few hours after I contacted the listing - my mistake, I reported it to the cops first and after 6 hours of no response I texted him. So far I...
07-29-13, 01:00 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,568
Posted By Tuc

Great post, thank you for sharing this.

Great post, thank you for sharing this.
07-05-13, 10:08 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 39,900
Posted By Tuc

98 Schwinn Panther

Thanks for posting that Pedersen, saw one a few weeks ago and could not get close to it to see what it was! Here is my conversation starter, one of the first of this model and built well with a few...
06-21-13, 11:34 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 13,643
Posted By Tuc

I have these on two of my bikes that I use when I...

I have these on two of my bikes that I use when I plan on stopping somewhere, the other road bikes do not have any kickstands although I have thought about getting a Mini Click stand but realized...
06-21-13, 11:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,373
Posted By Tuc

Is this going to show up on Hulu or Netflix? Pbay?

Is this going to show up on Hulu or Netflix? Pbay?
06-05-13, 12:15 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 47,412
Posted By Tuc

Nope, two of my bikes have been with me 22 years,...

Nope, two of my bikes have been with me 22 years, but there is a chance my father will gift me his beautiful Schwinn Paramount one day that he has had since 1972,....
06-05-13, 12:12 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,123
Posted By Tuc

A couple of bikes rotate in and out of the living...

A couple of bikes rotate in and out of the living room, and they always look new (and ride like new) but few people ever see the stash in the garage. The most common comment is, "Will you sell that...
06-04-13, 11:24 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,666
Posted By Tuc

I have 4 Brooks saddles, one like yours with the...

I have 4 Brooks saddles, one like yours with the springs, and as a matter of fact - that one is off center just like yours. Never noticed that in all the years I have owned it until I saw your post....
05-11-13, 06:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,462
Posted By Tuc

More pics please, this looks very interesting,...

More pics please, this looks very interesting,...
05-04-13, 09:21 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,358
Posted By Tuc

The recessed cleats for these Shimano SPD A520...

The recessed cleats for these Shimano SPD A520 pedals don't click when you walk, I use them with Keen bicycle shoes which are the most comfortable walk all day in bike shoe I have ever tried. As a...
05-02-13, 12:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,809
Posted By Tuc

Some great people in Arizona have worked hard to...

Some great people in Arizona have worked hard to get this ranking back and there is still a lot more to be done, but there are some dedicated people in Tucson that are working the hardest to get word...
05-02-13, 12:12 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 37,545
Posted By Tuc

Mountain Bike vintage

Great pics, great history - thanks!

Worth the time to click on all the pioneer links out of this Wikipedia article. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_Breeze
04-23-13, 11:03 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,782
Posted By Tuc

Found this new dynamo made for cell phones,... ...

Found this new dynamo made for cell phones,... http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/332999904/the-siva-cycle-atom-powering-your-life-one-pedal-a
04-22-13, 01:36 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,782
Posted By Tuc

I think that is correct on all smart devices...

I think that is correct on all smart devices chargeable by USB, some Ieee standard - it "should be" correct, however I am reluctant to go on record saying it always does because this is exactly the...
04-22-13, 10:38 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,782
Posted By Tuc

Yes, and I replaced the first extended battery...

Yes, and I replaced the first extended battery after one year, made a big boost in my uptime which was always good on the original extended battery, but I am not sure exactly why the 2nd new extended...
04-22-13, 03:41 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,782
Posted By Tuc

Not sure why OP would want the screen on all the...

Not sure why OP would want the screen on all the time either, but I have the extended use battery installed in my Nexus and have no problems going over 12 hours with Stravia app and Navigator...
04-19-13, 07:36 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,020
Posted By Tuc

Indeed, there are limitations. If, however, I can...

Indeed, there are limitations. If, however, I can use it only when I am preparing to let my bike out of my sight for a few minutes, it might work for me. And it only would last a month in the OFF...
04-19-13, 12:01 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,020
Posted By Tuc

Review of Garmin GTU 10 in Forum: Electronics,...

Review of Garmin GTU 10 in Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets
04-19-13, 11:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,118
Posted By Tuc

Garmin GTU 10 Tracking Device

Had one of these for two days now, and I am impressed. Mounted it under the nose of the seat, very discreet. I set it up so that it tracked every second and the charge lasted about 5 hours. This will...
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