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Forum: Northeast
10-10-17, 06:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 786
Posted By fusilierdan

Road closure began today. ...

Road closure began today.

https://www.facebook.com/RBCNY/?hc_ref=ARSg3wTjzuUz8L_zDUAtqso4pLRMIcXn1rCiQsndlMpb-UWuqtQk-0ksi3zTFu1EOrU&fref=nf

South Nyack: River Road closing begins Tuesday...
Forum: Northeast
10-04-17, 06:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 786
Posted By fusilierdan

Road closure Piermont/Nyack, NY

Saw this on the Rockland Bike club facebook page.

On October 10th Tappan Zee Bridge demolition will close River Road for up to a month. Bicyclists and pedestrians will be allowed to walk across...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-14-17, 06:11 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 16,759
Posted By fusilierdan

I'm a little late with this. My wife and I both...

I'm a little late with this. My wife and I both have MU-P8s we use different suitcases. For hers I have to take off the kickstand for mine I have to remove the rear derailleur.

remove seat post,...
10-31-16, 06:38 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,093
Posted By fusilierdan

All City Mr. Pink. Mr Pink | All-City Cycles...

All City Mr. Pink. Mr Pink | All-City Cycles (http://allcitycycles.com/bikes/mr_pink)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-16, 05:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,385
Posted By fusilierdan

First off thanks for all the replys very...

First off thanks for all the replys very informitive. Second sorry for not responding sooner work was busy over the weekend.

Some of these details are not familar to me. the BB is a 130 and it's...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-16, 01:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,385
Posted By fusilierdan

It has a race face crankset with 39/53 rings...

It has a race face crankset with 39/53 rings 12-27 cassette and ultegra derailleurs
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-16, 10:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,385
Posted By fusilierdan

Advice on drivetrain change.

I'm thinking of replacing the drivetrain on my giant tcr c2 2007.
It has 39/53 crank and a 12-27 cassette. I'm looking to improve my climbing gears.

The options are to put on a 12-30...
Replies: 36
Views: 2,769
Posted By fusilierdan

Thanks to all for the replies. Machka, hard to...

Thanks to all for the replies.
Machka, hard to avoid climbing here. It's about 3,000 meters in the 100 miles. Sound advice on the crossing of traffic.

Skiffrun, I see you did some research:-)....
Replies: 36
Views: 2,769
Posted By fusilierdan

Route building advice

I'm planning a Century ride for the local bike club. We're looking to showcase the great riding in the county with a little bit of local history. The ride will be unsupported the first time around...
Forum: Northeast
07-24-16, 05:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,058
Posted By fusilierdan

Another place to check out would be Rockland...

Another place to check out would be Rockland county it's on the western side of the Hudson River. Here's a link to the local bike clubRockland Bicycling Club - Home (http://www.rocklandbike.org/)
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-20-16, 05:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,379
Posted By fusilierdan

I like that I can keep them inside the car when...

I like that I can keep them inside the car when traveling.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-13-16, 06:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,597
Posted By fusilierdan

We have Dahon MU P8s that we can fit into a...

We have Dahon MU P8s that we can fit into a regulation size suitcases that we check through. Disassmbley is different for each suitcase but it works and practice has made the process easier. An...
12-19-15, 06:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 920
Posted By fusilierdan

Thanks for the replies. Carbonfiberboy...

Thanks for the replies.
Carbonfiberboy (http://www.bikeforums.net/members/carbonfiberboy-78894.html) checked my other bike from the same shop and the brifters are in the same posistion. I had...
12-09-15, 07:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 920
Posted By fusilierdan

Pulled the trigger

After about two years I started looking for a steel bike and used this forum to get advice on fit. Last month I pulled the trigger and bought an All City Mr. Pink size 49. Fit is good and I'm happy...
09-08-15, 02:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,923
Posted By fusilierdan

Great advice but it's tough to find a store with...

Great advice but it's tough to find a store with a variety of steel bikes in stock. I did ride an All City Spacehorse at Broadway Bicycle School in Cambridge MA but not the Mr Pink. I've also test...
09-08-15, 11:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,923
Posted By fusilierdan

I'm looking for winter bike that can also do some...

I'm looking for winter bike that can also do some gravel.
09-07-15, 07:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,923
Posted By fusilierdan

Thanks Yeah, I kind of expected those answers:-)...

Thanks Yeah, I kind of expected those answers:-) So here are the spec's on the bike I'm looking at. All City Mr Pink and below are the Competitve Cyclist recomendations.


Size
46cm
49cm
09-04-15, 06:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,923
Posted By fusilierdan

Standover with shoes or without?

When considering standover would yoou measure with your shoes on or barefoot? I'm looking at a couple of All City bikes and am inbetween TT lenghts but the longer frames have a SO equal or higher...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-02-15, 07:47 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,041
Posted By fusilierdan

Is there a picture of the trailer packed in with...

Is there a picture of the trailer packed in with the bike? This would be a key aspect of this item. I've packed my Dahon MU P8 in a standard suit case but the fit is tight. What size are the wheels...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-20-15, 05:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 727
Posted By fusilierdan

Creaking MU P8

My wifes MU P8 has developed a creak. It sounds like it comes from the fold joint and appears when going over rougher road sections and when pedaling hard. The bolts to the folding joint seem tight...
Forum: Northeast
04-22-15, 07:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 803
Posted By fusilierdan

The Rockland Bike Club often has rides to Bear...

The Rockland Bike Club often has rides to Bear Mountain and other areas of Harriman. Check out the ride calender.
Rockland Bicycling Club - Home (http://www.rocklandbike.org/)
01-04-15, 08:19 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,220
Posted By fusilierdan

My specialized are my favorite/most comfortable...

My specialized are my favorite/most comfortable pair Specialized Bicycle Components (http://www.specialized.com/us/en/ftr/road-apparel/mens-endurance-apparel/rbx-comp-bib-short).
The guy at the LBS...
11-16-14, 07:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,056
Posted By fusilierdan

Thanks for the replies. Here's the fork and tires...

Thanks for the replies. Here's the fork and tires I was thinking of.

Nashbar Rigid Mountain Bike Fork (http://www.nashbar.com/bikes/Product_10053_10052_174928_-1___204715)

Geax Street Runner...
11-14-14, 06:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,056
Posted By fusilierdan

Swapping Suspension fork for ridged?

Opinions wanted. I'm thinking of swaping out my suspension fork for a ridged one. Mostly I ride on pavement but do ride some gravel paths and fire roads(90/20). Also I would get a pair of 26 x 1.25...
10-29-14, 08:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,170
Posted By fusilierdan

Thanks for reply. I guess with an "off the rack"...

Thanks for reply. I guess with an "off the rack" bike the goal would be to get as close a possible with ST & TT then adjust with stem leghth and angle. Seems like there will be some more test rides...
10-28-14, 08:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,170
Posted By fusilierdan

I'm 5'5" with a 30.5" inseam.

I'm 5'5" with a 30.5" inseam.
10-28-14, 06:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,170
Posted By fusilierdan

I checked the Geometry on the Gran Criterium, the...

I checked the Geometry on the Gran Criterium, the 51 would be the size I would go for 51 ST 53 TT 74 SO. the Terraferma didn't show geometry but also runs 650b wheels so that would give a lower SO....
10-22-14, 07:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,419
Posted By fusilierdan

Thanks for the replies. I had a bike back in the...

Thanks for the replies. I had a bike back in the '80s that was on the small side, 48cm, and I could not get my seat position where I wanted it. I realize we're talking mm here but...

The Tamland...
10-22-14, 07:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,170
Posted By fusilierdan

Thanks for the replies. I had a bike back in the...

Thanks for the replies. I had a bike back in the '80s that was on the small side, 48cm, and I could not get my seat position where I wanted it. I realize we're talking mm here but...
10-20-14, 07:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,419
Posted By fusilierdan

Steel bike for Gravel riding/winter

Crossposted from the fit forum,

I'm looking to get a Steel framed bike to use as a winter bike and take on some off road/ gravel paths. It doesn't seem I'll be able to test ride one as most shops...
10-20-14, 07:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,170
Posted By fusilierdan

Sizing for a Steel bike.

I'm looking to get a Steel framed bike to use as a winter bike and take on some off road/ gravel paths. It doesn't seem I'll be able to test ride one as most shops I've talked to don't stock them....
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-30-14, 05:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,265
Posted By fusilierdan

Are you getting one that comes with the fenders...

Are you getting one that comes with the fenders and rack? On my bike I have a behind the seat bag that carries a spare tube, patch kit, tire irons, wrench for the axels (D-7 doesn't have quick...
07-11-14, 05:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,527
Posted By fusilierdan

Paul, You're welcome. Looks like a big day...

Paul,

You're welcome. Looks like a big day with over 60 riders signed up and a great weather forcast.

Dan
07-08-14, 06:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,527
Posted By fusilierdan

A shorter 50 mile route has been posted on the...

A shorter 50 mile route has been posted on the Clubs site.

RBC Two Bridges 50 Mile Route- B Level
In conjunction with the James P. Murray RBC3BC, Paul and Lloyd will be leading a 50-mile B ride...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-13-14, 05:52 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 13,753
Posted By fusilierdan

The link I had to instructions for folding no...

The link I had to instructions for folding no longer works. Wheels come off, pedals, rear derailluer, seat post comes out and handle bar stem comes out. None of the cables or chain are diconnected. I...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-11-14, 06:54 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 13,753
Posted By fusilierdan

I have a Dahon MU P8 that I've been on 75 mile...

I have a Dahon MU P8 that I've been on 75 mile ride with. Most of my rides on it average around 30 miles. I'm 5'5" 150 lbs.
Packing it for travel takes about 20 minutes on either end of the trip. I...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-29-14, 06:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,260
Posted By fusilierdan

Welcome to the fold! That Vigor is a sweet...

Welcome to the fold! That Vigor is a sweet looking bike.
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-07-14, 06:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,024
Posted By fusilierdan

I'll be looking forward to your comments,...

I'll be looking forward to your comments, particularly the stem and 3 speed hub/derailleur combo.
04-22-14, 06:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,609
Posted By fusilierdan

Thanks for the responses. Both BC are wireless. I...

Thanks for the responses. Both BC are wireless. I tried cleaning the contacts on the 1606 worked for a second and then stopped. I'll play around a little longer with both but don't want to throw good...
04-19-14, 08:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,609
Posted By fusilierdan

Life expectancy of a bike computer

I've a Sigma 1600 and Rox9.0. the 1600 is from 2007 and the Rox is from 2009. I'm having trouble with both of them syncing with the sensors. Batteries are new. Are they past their prime? Thanks.
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-16-14, 05:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,985
Posted By fusilierdan

My bike looks just like yours. I don't recall...

My bike looks just like yours. I don't recall there ever being a screw there. at first I thought it was a hex bolt. I had a loose stem and adjusted those two screws, there needs to be a little play...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-09-14, 06:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 18,798
Posted By fusilierdan

I have a Speed D7 and a MU P8. Gearing on the D7...

I have a Speed D7 and a MU P8. Gearing on the D7 seems fine for the hills around here. I can't say I see much difference between the Aluminum and Steel frames. The adjustable stem is a big plus in my...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-29-14, 06:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,948
Posted By fusilierdan

Glad to see it worked out. There are some great...

Glad to see it worked out. There are some great trails in Denver. You may want to deal a little bit with the mass transit.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-24-14, 07:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,246
Posted By fusilierdan

I have a Dahon D7 and a MU P8. I can't say one is...

I have a Dahon D7 and a MU P8. I can't say one is a harsher ride than the other. The ride is different but that has more to do with geometry and tires I would say.

I bought the MU from Thor and...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-02-14, 07:28 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,034
Posted By fusilierdan

Yan, You don't have to like any of your...

Yan,

You don't have to like any of your customers but that is nice. You do have to care for them in as much that you give them the information they need to make a desicion as to if they want to...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-03-14, 07:19 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,178
Posted By fusilierdan

I originally bought a folder to travel with. Now...

I originally bought a folder to travel with. Now I find two will fit in the trunk so my wife and I can go places together to ride. I bought a third for guests because I felt it was practical. I use...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-22-13, 04:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 928
Posted By fusilierdan

My wife is about 5'1" and rides a Dahon MU-P8....

My wife is about 5'1" and rides a Dahon MU-P8. She sets it up in an upright position. I'll second the advice of trying to find a shop that carries FBs. I have a Dahon Speed D7 and it fits differently...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-08-13, 06:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,088
Posted By fusilierdan

99 GBP wow! That's 159 USD. 1/3 of the cost of my...

99 GBP wow! That's 159 USD. 1/3 of the cost of my Dahon Speed D7
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-09-13, 07:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,310
Posted By fusilierdan

This is what I used ...

This is what I used
http://www.gaerlan.com/dahon/pack.htm

I used foam pipe insulation and foam sports tape to protect the frame.
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