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11-08-18, 09:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,406
Posted By pitchpole

Im curious where you got this idea. I have been...

Im curious where you got this idea. I have been running a rear hub motor just fine on 700C tires and my city has some really bad road surfaces in spots. I think this depends on how much you weigh...
11-02-18, 04:47 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 13,327
Posted By pitchpole

How will they complain if they cant catch up to...

How will they complain if they cant catch up to voice their concerns? The most annoying thing about an ebike has got to be how much passing you must negotiate and how riders react to it. Dumb roadies...
10-21-18, 07:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 975
Posted By pitchpole

No but you can build a decent setup for under...

No but you can build a decent setup for under $500 with an existing bike. I recently did so using a kit off of Amazon. I also had to buy a spot welder to make the packs with reclaimed batteries to...
04-13-12, 02:12 PM
Replies: 20,740
Views: 1,978,558
Posted By pitchpole

I just picked up this old three speed that my...

I just picked up this old three speed that my neighbor kept in his shed for years. Amazingly the old tires still hold air and I was able to take it for a short ride, everything still works. Our moist...
03-11-12, 05:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 456
Posted By pitchpole

Thats what I thought until I went to the ortho...

Thats what I thought until I went to the ortho specialists here. I could barely walk from pain and joint locking up after an injury but those jokers told me to "rest it". Thanks guys i think I could...
03-11-12, 04:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,322
Posted By pitchpole

Magicshine and their knockoffs on dealextreme are...

Magicshine and their knockoffs on dealextreme are the only lights I have found useful for headlights. Store bought units that take AA or AAA are hopelessly weak and will likely lead to an accident....
12-10-11, 08:34 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,439
Posted By pitchpole

Think twice before dialing 911 because the cops...

Think twice before dialing 911 because the cops will probably show up before the ambulance and if you are not careful they just might kill you. Better off calling someone who can be trusted and is...
11-14-11, 08:33 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,883
Posted By pitchpole

All DF riders get passed by that old guy on a...

All DF riders get passed by that old guy on a lowracer wearing a tie-died tshirt.
10-26-11, 07:48 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,883
Posted By pitchpole

There are plenty of options for non skin tight...

There are plenty of options for non skin tight cycling clothes just look around online. Skin tight clothes are not well received at all locations and I prefer to have something slightly more "normal"...
10-19-11, 03:42 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,123
Posted By pitchpole

http://www.amazon.com/Good-Old-Days-They-Were-Terr...

http://www.amazon.com/Good-Old-Days-They-Were-Terrible/dp/0394709411
07-19-11, 05:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 899
Posted By pitchpole

Miami biker gets driver charged with felony assault

Biker used camera footage to get assault charges filed. Judge throws it out saying its the bikers fault for not riding far enough to the right.
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05-30-11, 10:08 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 9,578
Posted By pitchpole

The sun was going down and this one was laying...

The sun was going down and this one was laying parallel to the trail in an area that has heavy canopy cover thus he was nearly impossible to see till I was right upon him. At which point I started to...
05-30-11, 09:57 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 9,578
Posted By pitchpole

No matter what you think you will fall/crash...

No matter what you think you will fall/crash eventually. The helmet would have helped me and if I was to say otherwise I would be lying to myself and everyone else. If you dont want to wear it thats...
05-29-11, 10:33 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 9,578
Posted By pitchpole

Wear your helmet.

I dont always wear my helmet and now I have learned my lesson the hard way. This accident would have been much less severe had I been wearing my helmet. A large alligator attacked me on the...
05-29-11, 10:13 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,776
Posted By pitchpole

In some areas there are laws which make it a...

In some areas there are laws which make it a felony to hurl any object from a moving vehicle. Not to mention this was an obvious attempt to cause bodily harm by making you crash. Really too bad no...
05-24-11, 12:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 460
Posted By pitchpole

Most of those look like fair prices. I would buy...

Most of those look like fair prices. I would buy this one:

http://stlouis.craigslist.org/bik/2399381348.html
05-22-11, 10:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By pitchpole

I just wanted to see what others had choosen to...

I just wanted to see what others had choosen to do and their experience with the result. Im not going to solely base my decision on Bike Forum input. I don't have much faith in root canals as I know...
05-21-11, 06:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By pitchpole

Question about broken teeth

I recently had a bad crash and smashed my teeth up pretty good. Left incisor broken almost to gum line. What is left of it is full of cracks. Other teeth where also cracked or chipped but I got lucky...
05-14-11, 08:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,203
Posted By pitchpole

Wow you were so darn lucky that did not hit...

Wow you were so darn lucky that did not hit someones vehicle or windshield when it went flying off. Otherwise getting a new bike would be the least of your worries. I hope you can get your bike...
05-14-11, 10:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 818
Posted By pitchpole

Soaking the fork in heated oil or parts washing...

Soaking the fork in heated oil or parts washing solution would have probably have broken that loose. Sounds like you butchered it.
Forum: Southeast
05-14-11, 08:52 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,939
Posted By pitchpole

My comment is not meant to be derogatory. I have...

My comment is not meant to be derogatory. I have relatives who live in New Orleans and I enjoy visiting there. Hurricane activity is predicted to become more severe in the coming years. New Orleans...
Forum: Southeast
05-13-11, 03:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,939
Posted By pitchpole

The main thing you need to do is make sure all...

The main thing you need to do is make sure all your belongings are either portable or disposable. Because it is only a matter of time before another Hurricane puts that place under water again.
05-13-11, 09:29 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,978
Posted By pitchpole

Looks like some kind of die-cast zinc alloy pot...

Looks like some kind of die-cast zinc alloy pot metal to me.
05-13-11, 09:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 880
Posted By pitchpole

Isnt that stuff supposed to be sprayed inside the...

Isnt that stuff supposed to be sprayed inside the frame to stop internal rust? Seems like coating the inside with POR15 would be more effective. That or a 2K sealer.
Forum: Southeast
05-12-11, 09:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,265
Posted By pitchpole

The alligator did not take off right away. It was...

The alligator did not take off right away. It was sitting on the trail hissing and making all kinds of noises to let me know that it was very upset. My bike landed between us which was probably a...
Forum: Southeast
05-11-11, 08:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 684
Posted By pitchpole

There are many roads in my area which are the...

There are many roads in my area which are the same way. Sometimes you just have to ride on them anyway. If there is a rail trail or MUP nearby you should be able to find it with Google.

Looks like...
Forum: Southeast
05-11-11, 04:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,265
Posted By pitchpole

Police officers and the FWC came to the scene and...

Police officers and the FWC came to the scene and they told me later at the hospital that they had captured the gator involved. Thats how I found out that he was 10 feet in length. They said he had...
Forum: Southeast
05-10-11, 09:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,265
Posted By pitchpole

Beware of Gators on Gainesville Trail

I had a bad crash after a 10 foot gator bit down on my bike while riding the Gainesville-Hawthrone rail trail. It was dusk and though I was using lights I did not see him till I was right upon him...
05-05-11, 11:55 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,887
Posted By pitchpole

Any explanation on where all that stuff came...

Any explanation on where all that stuff came from? That is what I would want before even considering taking possession of it.
04-30-11, 05:10 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,382
Posted By pitchpole

Nothing wrong with that. It leads to those great...

Nothing wrong with that. It leads to those great craigslist deals on nearly brand new gear because "Im not cycling anymore" lol.
04-27-11, 10:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,187
Posted By pitchpole

I have all the molding supplies on hand. If...

I have all the molding supplies on hand. If someone has some decent originals to work from I can do a run of these. I think those prices are a bit high.
04-21-11, 06:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 479
Posted By pitchpole

I think you are exaggerating a bit. Unless you...

I think you are exaggerating a bit. Unless you buy a total junker it doesn't usually take much to get an old bike back on the road. Tires, tubes, cables, brake pads, bar tape. Tune it up and then you...
04-21-11, 06:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,674
Posted By pitchpole

I think the filters on those military masks are...

I think the filters on those military masks are designed to stop biological agents. Thus they would be much more restrictive than something designed to stop particulate matter and exhaust fumes.
04-21-11, 05:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,021
Posted By pitchpole

Hand wash in the sink, hang to dry. Problem...

Hand wash in the sink, hang to dry. Problem solved. You are way over analyzing this laundry issue. Are you an accountant or work for the IRS by any chance?
04-07-11, 11:39 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,024
Posted By pitchpole

Buyer wants to nitpick over an old bike they...

Buyer wants to nitpick over an old bike they bought on ebay? If they wanted a new bike with no problems they should have bought a new bike. The $40 he is asking for to true one wheel would almost...
10-10-10, 09:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,222
Posted By pitchpole

This thread seems to be going in a rather...

This thread seems to be going in a rather reactionary and self righteous direction. Everyone seems to be assuming that the seller knew it was stolen. It is completely possible that they had no idea...
10-10-10, 09:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 939
Posted By pitchpole

Or you could just buy some wicking athletic...

Or you could just buy some wicking athletic shorts from a local retailer. Not everyone enjoys skin tight star trek clothes all the time. If you just started riding then your bum probably just needs...
10-02-10, 10:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 653
Posted By pitchpole

Now all you need is a creeper costume to ride in.

Now all you need is a creeper costume to ride in.
09-06-10, 10:33 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,734
Posted By pitchpole

There are many new auction sites out there. ...

There are many new auction sites out there. Anyone who will play devils advocate for ebay has probably never been ripped off by foreign buyers and had to wade through ebay and paypals horrible...
08-30-10, 06:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 503
Posted By pitchpole

Im fairly certain that "racing" bicycles don't...

Im fairly certain that "racing" bicycles don't usually have fenders and racks.
08-30-10, 06:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,734
Posted By pitchpole

Ebay is owned by crooks that is the main problem...

Ebay is owned by crooks that is the main problem with it.
06-18-10, 05:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 420
Posted By pitchpole

Your bike looks just like my competition, same...

Your bike looks just like my competition, same paint and decals. They are Japanese bikes of solid construction which ride well. I dont think there is much more that can be said for them.
06-17-10, 07:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,423
Posted By pitchpole

There is an auction house in my area whose whole...

There is an auction house in my area whose whole building is styled like barn. I guess they are trying to tap into this power subconsciously.
06-13-10, 06:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 617
Posted By pitchpole

I do not love the sunshine. The Florida sun is so...

I do not love the sunshine. The Florida sun is so powerful you will get fried very quickly. The humidity is usually around 75-95% with a heat index of 100+. I cant wait for fall and winter to return.
05-14-10, 02:31 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,699
Posted By pitchpole

I dont think that bike is worth $640 dollars. By...

I dont think that bike is worth $640 dollars. By the time you replace the tires, bar tape, cables and pay the LBS to repack all the bearings and bottom bracket and tune it up you will have probably...
05-13-10, 08:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 844
Posted By pitchpole

I could make some repros myself if I had a master...

I could make some repros myself if I had a master to work from. Molding an exsisting item is rather simple, in the sculpting world it is called "recasting" and frowned upon. Like Chombi said it...
05-11-10, 07:34 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,699
Posted By pitchpole

That is a nice frame but nothing to shed tears...

That is a nice frame but nothing to shed tears over. Its not worth the headache dealing with people who waffle like that
05-11-10, 09:08 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,950
Posted By pitchpole

You better watch out they are going to build a...

You better watch out they are going to build a wall around this thread and put up those automated turrets soon.
05-08-10, 10:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,342
Posted By pitchpole

I see people who are frequent walkers carrying...

I see people who are frequent walkers carrying large sticks or clubs. This one guy carries a club with a metal ball on the end. I suppose you could carry a collapsible baton in a holster. You would...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-10, 04:58 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,402
Posted By pitchpole

I use a bush or take my bike inside which some...

I use a bush or take my bike inside which some clerks do not appreciate. Get to know which stores you can shop in and see your bike through the window at the same time. They make some lightweight...
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