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05-31-19, 11:57 PM
Replies: 28
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Posted By Headpost

That there are basically no bike lanes in Forest...

That there are basically no bike lanes in Forest Hills? Which doesn't have anything to do with where the subway ends?






Well, I'm sure I deserve your, and everyone else's, derisive tone,...
05-30-19, 08:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,350
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Yes, it is a MAJOR bike lane, and I do appreciate...

Yes, it is a MAJOR bike lane, and I do appreciate it, I've ridden on it many times, but it ends right at FOREST HILLS, WHICH IS THE PLACE I WAS TALKING ABOUT!
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05-30-19, 08:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,350
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No, I didn't ride that day. I ride as much as I...

No, I didn't ride that day. I ride as much as I can, but I had my reasons; I took the subway, sheesh.

And sorry, but now that Manhattan and Brooklyn have bike lanes--some much better than...
05-29-19, 06:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,350
Posted By Headpost

Yes, and the rain protection--for the lucky bike...

Yes, and the rain protection--for the lucky bike owners who get a place under the glass--is nice too. Just thought it was funny in such an otherwise-bike-unfriendly place.

Here is a detail of the...
05-28-19, 07:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,350
Posted By Headpost

Got a Laugh From This Today . . .

My work took me to Forest Hills in Queens, New York today, where all of the streets I encountered looked like nightmares for cyclists. I didn't see a single bike lane there (it turns out they...
05-16-19, 07:13 PM
Replies: 51,158
Views: 6,636,087
Posted By Headpost

Tried to buy this but guess I was too late: ...

Tried to buy this but guess I was too late:

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This isn't cheap but for the right...
05-12-19, 07:28 PM
Replies: 51,158
Views: 6,636,087
Posted By Headpost

https://newyork.craigslist.org/stn/bik/d/staten-is...

https://newyork.craigslist.org/stn/bik/d/staten-island-vintage-classic-georgena/6887039357.html

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05-03-19, 08:47 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,027
Posted By Headpost

Another expensive example in my market, which is...

Another expensive example in my market, which is expensive to begin with.

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04-25-19, 08:20 PM
Replies: 51,158
Views: 6,636,087
Posted By Headpost

Another very desirable touring bike being given...

Another very desirable touring bike being given away, supposedly. If this is real, someone's probably claimed it by now, but thought I'd post it here anyway.
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04-24-19, 08:40 PM
Replies: 51,158
Views: 6,636,087
Posted By Headpost

^ Weird that someone knows enough about bicycles...

^ Weird that someone knows enough about bicycles to measure the seat tube and top tube that way--even if they fudged the picture that was supposed to show the standover--and wants to just give that...
04-08-19, 07:11 PM
Replies: 17,395
Views: 2,659,553
Posted By Headpost

Darn, it's a little too big for me! (The...

Darn, it's a little too big for me!

(The shipping is actually surprisingly reasonable.)
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04-01-19, 06:34 PM
Replies: 51,158
Views: 6,636,087
Posted By Headpost

Well, shows you how much I know. I owned an early...

Well, shows you how much I know. I owned an early Cannondale, but not that early, and it wasn't a touring model. Thank you for the information.
03-31-19, 06:52 PM
Replies: 51,158
Views: 6,636,087
Posted By Headpost

Apparently 26" wheels, and I've never seen a...

Apparently 26" wheels, and I've never seen a derailleur like that before.

https://cnj.craigslist.org/bik/d/new-brunswick-rare-cm-cannondale-st500/6829393954.html
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03-29-19, 07:27 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,842
Posted By Headpost

Well, I should have taken the time to find the...

Well, I should have taken the time to find the link to the video in the first place. It's not my idea, and I've never tried it, but I am lazy enough to want to use a power tool. For the record, "RJ"...
03-28-19, 09:17 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,842
Posted By Headpost

No offense--because I surely don't know what I'm...

No offense--because I surely don't know what I'm talking about since I've never done the procedure--but I can't help but notice, when looking at the remains of the seatpost, that you didn't saw the...
03-28-19, 09:03 PM
Replies: 51,158
Views: 6,636,087
Posted By Headpost

Good deal for a touring Klein in reasonable...

Good deal for a touring Klein in reasonable condition . . . or if you have some gold lying around that you don't want?
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03-28-19, 08:52 PM
Replies: 51,158
Views: 6,636,087
Posted By Headpost

Pretty . . . ...

Pretty . . .

https://newyork.craigslist.org/brk/bik/d/staten-island-1981-chrome-schwinn/6842598889.html
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03-27-19, 07:39 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,842
Posted By Headpost

I'm in pretty much the same situation. If I ever...

I'm in pretty much the same situation. If I ever get brave enough, my plan is to go with the "saw" method shown above.
03-27-19, 06:21 PM
Replies: 17,395
Views: 2,659,553
Posted By Headpost

Where bad bikes go when they die? I used to...

Where bad bikes go when they die?

I used to store my bikes this way, but it took up too much room?
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03-15-19, 07:58 AM
Replies: 51,158
Views: 6,636,087
Posted By Headpost

https://newyork.craigslist.org/fct/bik/d/new-fairf...

https://newyork.craigslist.org/fct/bik/d/new-fairfield-georgena-terry-symetry/6832815901.html

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Forum: Folding Bikes
03-09-19, 07:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,407
Posted By Headpost

These videos were also very helpful--and...

These videos were also very helpful--and fascinating for me, so thank you. What Mark Sanders says about patents is about what I thought, although he does still advise applying for a patent. Maybe I'm...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-07-19, 02:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,407
Posted By Headpost

So post it here and get feedback. That's probably...

So post it here and get feedback. That's probably all I'm going to end up doing. (Please start a new thread for it though.)
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-07-19, 12:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,407
Posted By Headpost

Once again, thank you so much to everyone for all...

Once again, thank you so much to everyone for all the help. There really are great people on this forum.

Just to once again clarify, I have already created a correctly scaled CAD 3D model that...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-05-19, 07:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,407
Posted By Headpost

Thanks very much for the advice, and for taking...

Thanks very much for the advice, and for taking this seriously in general.

Just to clarify, it's a "high concept" idea and a prototype would be very challenging to build just because there would...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-04-19, 04:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,407
Posted By Headpost

Have an Idea for a New Kind of Folding Bike . . .

There’s no way to put this that isn’t a little embarrassing, so: I have an idea for a new kind of folding bike. It’s a design that I’ve never seen anything like anywhere, which I think would be...
02-23-19, 09:09 AM
Replies: 17,395
Views: 2,659,553
Posted By Headpost

Good one!

Good one!
02-23-19, 07:03 AM
Replies: 17,395
Views: 2,659,553
Posted By Headpost

Well, things on Craigslist are going to be...

Well, things on Craigslist are going to be different in NYC from now on . ..
...
02-20-19, 10:32 AM
Replies: 51,158
Views: 6,636,087
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I would buy this in a heartbeat if the seller...

I would buy this in a heartbeat if the seller would just remove that last pesky zero from the price number. Would be perfect for me. Perfect. Ugh. (Maybe it's a little small. Phew.)
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12-28-18, 06:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,075
Posted By Headpost

Here in NYC, where they can't seem to build more...

Here in NYC, where they can't seem to build more buildings fast enough, traffic has also increased dramatically over the last few years. Which has made motorists angrier and more dangerous since when...
Forum: Touring
12-20-18, 01:05 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 72,187
Posted By Headpost

From that Vintage MTB Conversions thread (which I...

From that Vintage MTB Conversions thread (which I enjoyed reading, although my MTB still has its standard bars):
12-18-18, 08:46 PM
Replies: 51,158
Views: 6,636,087
Posted By Headpost

And this seems like an interesting bicycle for...

And this seems like an interesting bicycle for the money. It's been for sale for a while so it doesn't seem like anyone wants it. The geometry is also interesting, with such a short top tube for the...
12-18-18, 08:32 PM
Replies: 51,158
Views: 6,636,087
Posted By Headpost

Would buy this if it wasn't too small. ...

Would buy this if it wasn't too small.

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12-18-18, 08:28 PM
Replies: 51,158
Views: 6,636,087
Posted By Headpost

Start your child off on the right (wrong?) path...

Start your child off on the right (wrong?) path towards vintage bicycle fanaticism?
...
12-10-18, 07:45 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 12,512
Posted By Headpost

This is interesting, too. And the more I think...

This is interesting, too. And the more I think about it now, I bet there was something wrong with that frame--for me. I know so much more about bicycles now than I did then, and in retrospect I wish...
12-10-18, 08:39 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 12,512
Posted By Headpost

Well, I shouldn't be generalizing and talking...

Well, I shouldn't be generalizing and talking about bikes I've never ridden, so my apologies. That's very interesting about the Epic. I really came to hate that bike, so I guess it's made me...
12-06-18, 09:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 12,512
Posted By Headpost

I'll add my vote to those who are saying these...

I'll add my vote to those who are saying these frames are outdated and outclassed by the newer designs. I had the Specialized version, the Epic, and although it was light and not a terrible bike by...
12-04-18, 08:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 879
Posted By Headpost

This Is Almost a Brilliant Idea (IMO)

While I would very much like a cargo bike that could get small like that in a few seconds, this design wouldn't work for me due to the very nature of the rear wheel flipping over like that--it means...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-02-18, 05:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 905
Posted By Headpost

Thanks for the responses. Aside from all the...

Thanks for the responses. Aside from all the specific information, I am taking away from this that it IS more complicated than I originally thought, which most things turn out to be, and that either...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-30-18, 09:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 905
Posted By Headpost

Basic Folding Bike Design Question

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09-26-18, 07:17 AM
Replies: 17,395
Views: 2,659,553
Posted By Headpost

Why'd you have to go and crush that guy's...

Why'd you have to go and crush that guy's fingers, Orkey?

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09-25-18, 07:17 PM
Replies: 51,158
Views: 6,636,087
Posted By Headpost

My first fixie was an old Lotus with a bent fork....

My first fixie was an old Lotus with a bent fork. The overlap was terrible, as you can imagine, but I thought it was supposed to be that way and was so proud of myself for learning to ride it--with...
09-23-18, 05:48 PM
Replies: 17,395
Views: 2,659,553
Posted By Headpost

Are you sure you want to sell that Waterford? ...

Are you sure you want to sell that Waterford?

(How a fly sees Craigslist?)

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09-20-18, 07:30 PM
Replies: 17,395
Views: 2,659,553
Posted By Headpost

How much are these frames worth in...

How much are these frames worth in not-completely-destroyed condition? (Post that was rejected for the reason of unkindness: Is this guy sure he's okay after his accident?)
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09-18-18, 06:54 PM
Replies: 51,158
Views: 6,636,087
Posted By Headpost

This seems like a good price for this Voyageur,...

This seems like a good price for this Voyageur, especially in this part of the world. I would probably buy it, but it's too small for me.
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09-17-18, 05:48 PM
Replies: 17,395
Views: 2,659,553
Posted By Headpost

Who . . .? Nevermind. ...

Who . . .? Nevermind.

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09-17-18, 05:29 PM
Replies: 51,158
Views: 6,636,087
Posted By Headpost

For sale from a bike flipper here in Brooklyn,...

For sale from a bike flipper here in Brooklyn, NY. Not a steal like so many other bikes posted here (oy, that 3Rensho with the Merlin . . .), but I thought it was cool that someone took the trouble...
09-11-18, 02:16 PM
Replies: 17,395
Views: 2,659,553
Posted By Headpost

Also, this: (It's interesting that she's...

Also, this:

(It's interesting that she's looking for 24" wheels?)

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1003x757/yoga_a1c4756ddddbe7430fc73606d3fb0d1abe3c5a1b.jpg
09-11-18, 08:01 AM
Replies: 17,395
Views: 2,659,553
Posted By Headpost

This may well be worth the asking price. I just...

This may well be worth the asking price. I just thought it was interesting. It's the highest price I've ever seen for a bicycle that wasn't either vintage, a high-tech competition machine, or a...
09-06-18, 07:59 PM
Replies: 51,158
Views: 6,636,087
Posted By Headpost

OMG, how cool is that thing? Like having a...

OMG, how cool is that thing? Like having a beat-up, old Ferrari. I'm glad it's in a different city.

I would also probably not be able to keep myself from purchasing this if it were closer to home:...
08-24-18, 06:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 679
Posted By Headpost

It's amazing how similar those forks, and the...

It's amazing how similar those forks, and the logos on them, look. I'm guessing the forks share the same crown? But anyway, I'm changing my guess to Razesa.This is from Craigslist.
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