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04-05-16, 07:51 AM
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Posted By Beckpatch

Perhaps insist on buyer leaving car keys or...

Perhaps insist on buyer leaving car keys or something of value with you during test ride?
04-01-16, 05:59 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 45,801
Posted By Beckpatch

Thanks, Giant. It's a 2011, bought new in 2013....

Thanks, Giant. It's a 2011, bought new in 2013. Stock but the riser bar, ergon grips, brooks and tyres.
03-31-16, 10:54 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 45,801
Posted By Beckpatch

512781With a better engine, this could go quite...

512781With a better engine, this could go quite fast.
03-17-16, 04:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,335
Posted By Beckpatch

Had the same problem. In the end it worked on...

Had the same problem. In the end it worked on safari, but would sign me out and make me sign in again. About once per soccer match.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-16, 03:59 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 80,844
Posted By Beckpatch

Have a 2009 Hyundai Touring. With rear seats...

Have a 2009 Hyundai Touring. With rear seats down, will fit two bikes without removing wheels.
11-16-15, 05:21 PM
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Views: 2,084,262
Posted By Beckpatch

Hi 3speed. No, I've never flushed it. Seemed to...

Hi 3speed. No, I've never flushed it. Seemed to work just fine, and so I rode it as is. Only owned it since 2012/13.
11-16-15, 03:49 PM
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Views: 2,084,262
Posted By Beckpatch

Thanks San Rensho and 3speedslow. I will stop...

Thanks San Rensho and 3speedslow. I will stop oiling for a bit and ride it more to see if the sound will return.
11-16-15, 03:36 PM
Replies: 21,100
Views: 2,084,262
Posted By Beckpatch

Here's mine. Anyone know why my 2nd and 3rd gears...

Here's mine. Anyone know why my 2nd and 3rd gears have lost that nice tick tick sound? I used to hear it, but now it's gone. I have been oiling it with Phil Tenacious oil. Just a few drops each...
05-01-15, 12:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 613
Posted By Beckpatch

Thanks. Will check out the Kona Kula.

Thanks. Will check out the Kona Kula.
05-01-15, 12:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 613
Posted By Beckpatch

I did see that. Good option, but I already have...

I did see that. Good option, but I already have an aluminum Kona and was hoping for steel or if possible titanium. Yes, 19" may be just too large. I'm about 5'9" on a good day. Regarding the...
05-01-15, 11:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 613
Posted By Beckpatch

Perhaps $400?

Thanks, Colin - good to know. Maybe $400 is what I was thinking.
04-30-15, 03:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 613
Posted By Beckpatch

Looking for a Kona to get into Mountain Biking

Would like to do some Mountain biking. Trail riding, and I think a bit of downhill, but not hard core. Would appreciate thoughts from the experts here. Taking a look at his Kona Hei Hei - a bit big...
03-01-15, 08:57 PM
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Views: 812
Posted By Beckpatch

That sounds like a major consideration.

That sounds like a major consideration.
02-02-15, 10:34 PM
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Views: 1,155
Posted By Beckpatch

Thanks. Will go check it out.

Thanks. Will go check it out.
02-02-15, 12:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,155
Posted By Beckpatch

1999 kona Caldera

Hello everyone. I am totally new to mountain biking. Would like to do some Mountain biking. Trail riding, and I think a bit of downhill, but not hard core. Sort of ease into things. I've heard good...
10-30-14, 12:32 PM
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Views: 206,423
Posted By Beckpatch

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03-30-14, 07:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,314
Posted By Beckpatch

I just put a new shimano hg37 freewheel and a...

I just put a new shimano hg37 freewheel and a SRAM PC-870 chain on my Miyata, and am experiencing the same roughness. Hope the roughness disappears with more riding. The old chain and freewheel were...
03-19-14, 07:53 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 12,363
Posted By Beckpatch

N+800! All the best. Good for you.

N+800! All the best. Good for you.
03-12-14, 12:02 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 12,493
Posted By Beckpatch

Beautiful bike, Narhay. I shall keep an eye out...

Beautiful bike, Narhay. I shall keep an eye out for that bike, as I live near enough to Burnaby. I got my Superbe almost 2 years ago, and find myself riding it more and more, even commuting despite...
02-10-14, 08:56 PM
Replies: 874
Views: 172,778
Posted By Beckpatch

363792Lovely bikes! I've posted this elsewhere....

363792Lovely bikes! I've posted this elsewhere. Not quite as stunning as some here, but the hype about Miyatas is real. It rides beautifully.
02-03-14, 01:32 AM
Replies: 2,097
Views: 650,308
Posted By Beckpatch

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Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-13, 04:06 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,448
Posted By Beckpatch

Typo - letter missing. "medication"?

Typo - letter missing. "medication"?
11-07-13, 07:52 AM
Replies: 51,809
Views: 6,863,877
Posted By Beckpatch

Gone. That didn't last long!

Gone. That didn't last long!
11-06-13, 10:07 PM
Replies: 51,809
Views: 6,863,877
Posted By Beckpatch

A good buy for someone tall?...

A good buy for someone tall? http://vancouver.en.craigslist.ca/rds/bik/4176404929.html
Forum: Commuting
08-14-13, 02:09 PM
Replies: 15,254
Views: 10,985,274
Posted By Beckpatch

I alternate just about equally among my three bikes on a 20k round trip commute

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Sooo many fine looking bikes on this thread!
08-12-13, 12:39 PM
Replies: 7,411
Views: 2,182,785
Posted By Beckpatch

Been commuting on this 2011 Kona Phd for about a...

Been commuting on this 2011 Kona Phd for about a year. Got the bars a bit higher, put on Ergon grips and a Brooks saddle, and it rides just fine.334268334269
04-25-13, 02:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,288
Posted By Beckpatch

Just like Korax, I set up my Kona Phd with Ergons...

Just like Korax, I set up my Kona Phd with Ergons (GR2 BioKork) and a B17. Night and day!
04-11-13, 04:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,877
Posted By Beckpatch

Hm - tough question, but it would have to be...

Hm - tough question, but it would have to be either my 1975 Raleigh Superbe, or my recently acquired 2011 Kona Phd. Thank God I only have 2 bikes.
04-11-13, 04:23 PM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 4,930,753
Posted By Beckpatch

Brooks B17 and Ergon GP2 grips.

Brooks B17 and Ergon GP2 grips.
03-10-13, 11:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,063
Posted By Beckpatch

Thanks everyone. I did buy the Kona Phd and love...

Thanks everyone. I did buy the Kona Phd and love it! Such a massive leap in technology from my old Raleigh. Tim24k, I am in B.C. I did google the Globe bikes but kept finding the net flooded with...
03-08-13, 06:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,063
Posted By Beckpatch

Thanks, DocsDad. Will certainly consider some...

Thanks, DocsDad. Will certainly consider some fenders.
03-08-13, 12:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,063
Posted By Beckpatch

Bike Shopping Advice, please.

Hi all,

I'm a 51-year old, reasonably fit newbie man (new to cycling, not manhood) looking to buy a bike to commute to work, and the occasional recreational cycle. I'm in Vancouver where it's...
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