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Forum: Commuting
02-19-19, 03:51 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,558
Posted By Robbykills

Been using a Zojirushi bento jar for 6 years on...

Been using a Zojirushi bento jar for 6 years on my commutes. Have bought 2. Occasional leakage in the jar only (not out into the pannier) when I don't screw something on right but works great and is...
Replies: 40
Views: 14,349
Posted By Robbykills

not the same beast at all but I always find my...

not the same beast at all but I always find my fixed gear commutes to be much faster for this very reason
08-26-16, 09:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,741
Posted By Robbykills

Hey everyone, figured a new thread wouldn't be...

Hey everyone, figured a new thread wouldn't be necessary. By googling around I think this bike donated to a non-profit I manage is a 79 Mexico. Was wondering if anyone could help me verify and...
05-03-16, 08:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,375
Posted By Robbykills

Hey didn't want to make a new post but i thought...

Hey didn't want to make a new post but i thought it might be helpful to let you all know when I was rebuilding a VX-GT tonight I discovered a Park CNW-2 chainring bolt tool is a perfect fit for the...
Forum: Touring
08-17-15, 03:12 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,954
Posted By Robbykills

I've been thinking about doing this with a Honda...

I've been thinking about doing this with a Honda Ruckus for a minute. I wanna come up with a luggage rack system that I can use my Ortliebs on. I like the idea of a moped tour because I think I...
Forum: Touring
08-17-15, 03:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 908
Posted By Robbykills

Thanks! This is the kind of stuff I was looking...

Thanks! This is the kind of stuff I was looking for as an American unfamiliar with riding in Canada!
Forum: Touring
08-17-15, 03:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 908
Posted By Robbykills

thanks for the info, should have mentioned I've...

thanks for the info, should have mentioned I've been to Portland a few times, definitely agree with your choices : )
Forum: Touring
08-17-15, 03:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 908
Posted By Robbykills

No I'm going to ride out of Montreal, to NS, and...

No I'm going to ride out of Montreal, to NS, and then take the ferry down to Portland. The ferry between Yarmouth to Portland started running again last year I think, you can make reservations...
Forum: Touring
08-16-15, 09:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 908
Posted By Robbykills

Montreal-Bay of Fundy- Portland, ME

Hey y'all

Looking for some tips on setting up a route from Montreal to the Bay of Fundy, to the ferry back to Portland, Maine. Looking to do this tour next summer, I have plenty of touring...
11-17-14, 07:21 PM
Replies: 1,347
Views: 476,468
Posted By Robbykills

gotcha, great looking commuter bike!

gotcha, great looking commuter bike!
11-16-14, 11:59 PM
Replies: 1,347
Views: 476,468
Posted By Robbykills

really dig this bike. What front rack is that?

really dig this bike. What front rack is that?
07-21-14, 10:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,142
Posted By Robbykills

My roomie rides an All City Nature Boy (All...

My roomie rides an All City Nature Boy (All City's SS cyclocross bike). Their frames are pretty high quality for the price and if you can get Surly you can probably get them too. Look into them for...
Forum: Commuting
05-15-12, 12:30 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 93,722
Posted By Robbykills

Not too fancy, but it's pretty cool because of...

Not too fancy, but it's pretty cool because of how long I've had it. My parents bought me this Diamondback Outlook for my 10th birthday. It was too big for me then, but I grew into it over the...
Replies: 9
Views: 758
Posted By Robbykills

Crush the Commonwealth 2012 results?

Haven't heard any ride reports from this year yet. Anyone do it?
02-19-12, 03:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,970
Posted By Robbykills

1986 Schwinn Voyageur Geometry

Does anybody know, or know a good source or even someone I could shoot an e-mail to regarding the geometry of an '86 Schwinn Voyageur, the touring model made by Panasonic, not the 10 speed style...
01-18-12, 10:44 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 23,926
Posted By Robbykills

just came in here to say these look like great...

just came in here to say these look like great bikes!
05-23-11, 03:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 526
Posted By Robbykills

thanks! yeah, definitely a strange set up,...

thanks!

yeah, definitely a strange set up, but at this point I can get a shop discount, because I work for the manager (not at the shop), so I'm thinking of getting a good pricey hubset and other...
05-23-11, 01:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 526
Posted By Robbykills

vintage Campagnolo on newer set up

Hey mechanics,

I have a vintage Campy Victory group that I got a few years ago.

Eventually I would like to put it on a new bike with a Chris King Disc rear hub.

Questions:

1. Since...
Forum: Commuting
05-16-11, 01:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 584
Posted By Robbykills

seemed to work okay for these guys: ...

seemed to work okay for these guys:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jPE00A6b9TY
Forum: Touring
01-11-11, 01:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 711
Posted By Robbykills

just ordered it through a shop discount but I...

just ordered it through a shop discount but I haven't built it up yet, if I remember I'll post my thoughts on it when I do
Forum: Touring
01-11-11, 01:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 711
Posted By Robbykills

thanks for the info guys. In 2008 I biked from...

thanks for the info guys. In 2008 I biked from Delaware to Eugene, OR and I stayed at a hiker biker site outside of Florence on the coast, it was really awesome, a crazy thunderstorm rolled in too,...
Forum: Touring
01-10-11, 08:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 711
Posted By Robbykills

Pacific Coast Question

Hey all, planning a tour of the Pacific Coast in Summer '12 (gotta get it in before that apocalypse....pff). Probably gonna use the Adventure Cycling route maps or the Cycling the Pacific Coast...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-01-10, 01:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 538
Posted By Robbykills

repair price

So I can get my hands on a really nice frame with a wrecked downtube, probably for free. The rest of it seems in good order, but I will definitely have a pro look it over. I was just wondering what...
Forum: Touring
04-03-10, 03:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 690
Posted By Robbykills

sure. I know a bunch of people who live in West...

sure. I know a bunch of people who live in West Philly, you hang out in "the scene" a lot?
Forum: Touring
04-03-10, 03:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 690
Posted By Robbykills

All good ideas guys. Staehpj1, where you...

All good ideas guys.

Staehpj1, where you touring to? I remember corresponding with you on here when I was on my tour a couple years back.

Thanks for the links and stuff too. Also good call on...
03-26-10, 08:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 805
Posted By Robbykills

thanks for the responses guys

thanks for the responses guys
03-25-10, 11:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 805
Posted By Robbykills

Gripnut Question (with picture)

Hey guys, when I first installed my Chris King gripnut headset it came loose, so I reinstalled it. I end up with what looks like a little gap between the lock ring and adjusting ring. The headset...
Forum: Touring
03-20-10, 01:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 690
Posted By Robbykills

Ideas for weekend tours in the MARYLAND, PENNSYLVANIA, DELAWARE, NEW JERSEY area

Hey guys, this summer my hours are getting cut to just three days a week but I'm stoked, I have enough saved up to pay my bills off for the summer easily with plenty left over. I did a cross country...
Forum: Touring
09-15-09, 07:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,119
Posted By Robbykills

ooh man I might have to get a bike painted that...

ooh man I might have to get a bike painted that color some day.
Forum: Commuting
07-17-09, 12:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 928
Posted By Robbykills

crazy. The part of the woods I have to ride...

crazy. The part of the woods I have to ride through is known as "The Wedge", here's some interesting info on it.


http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=The_Wedge_(border)&redirect=no
...
Forum: Commuting
07-17-09, 11:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 928
Posted By Robbykills

hahaha

hahaha
Forum: Commuting
07-17-09, 11:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 928
Posted By Robbykills

Creepy Commutes

Did my first commute last night home from my friends at about 1 am. I moved outside of town (Newark, DE) into the state park and I have to ride down a former road that's now closed to be a walking...
07-02-09, 12:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 420
Posted By Robbykills

Miche Hub EAI Cog

So I have a pair of Miche Hubs from the old group buy and an EAI 1/8" cog. It's hard to thread the cog on and I'm worried I might strip my hub if I force it. Anyone else find the same problem with...
Forum: Touring
05-14-09, 10:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,027
Posted By Robbykills

what about with 27s"? I'm thinking the Club...

what about with 27s"? I'm thinking the Club Roost 27"x 1 3/8 that are cyclocross tires...
Forum: Commuting
04-04-09, 12:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By Robbykills

Welp, I just eBayed the Vega 200 brand new for...

Welp, I just eBayed the Vega 200 brand new for the price of the 120! Will post my thoughts after some use.
Forum: Commuting
04-03-09, 08:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By Robbykills

Light & Motion Vega 120

Pretty soon my commute will be changing to add three miles on crushed hardpack limestone through the deep woods of a local state park. Not technical singletrack or anything of the sort but still I...
Forum: Touring
03-26-09, 03:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,205
Posted By Robbykills

nice, yeah I'm trying to do it in 6 days at the...

nice, yeah I'm trying to do it in 6 days at the most. Right now I run a ratio of 38x20 but thats pretty low, I might go slightly higher from the sounds of the trail. Thanks guys!
Forum: Touring
03-25-09, 02:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,205
Posted By Robbykills

single speed for C&O/GAP

Doesn't seem like too crazy of an idea. I won't be hauling too much. Toured cross the states (geared) last year so I don't think this tour can throw anything crazier then that at me. For people...
Forum: Commuting
12-07-08, 09:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 830
Posted By Robbykills

commuting on dark backroads

Hey all, next year I am moving into a house out in the state park next to my town. It's obviously super dark out there and there isn't much room on the road for bikes. The dark portion of my...
12-04-08, 11:12 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 10,460
Posted By Robbykills

oh good ol' Bryan's Field Trail. I was gonna...

oh good ol' Bryan's Field Trail. I was gonna post that I like riding that place a lot, live right down the street from it. I like the teeter totters a lot because the first one you hit you can't...
12-03-08, 01:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 738
Posted By Robbykills

they said they're quite tiny so I would assume...

they said they're quite tiny so I would assume that it fits them...
Forum: Touring
11-20-08, 12:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By Robbykills

if things go according to plan I will be a...

if things go according to plan I will be a touring teacher. I think once I have a degree though I might keep substituting for a couple years, as it pays pretty good here when you get the degree.
Forum: Touring
11-18-08, 01:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,530
Posted By Robbykills

74 days. Newark,DE to Eugene, OR (once there out...

74 days. Newark,DE to Eugene, OR (once there out to the coast and back too). I think it was like 3580 miles. Only 64 days of actual riding though
11-03-08, 01:46 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,074
Posted By Robbykills

Wal-mart mountain bike test courtesy of Dirt Rag:...

Wal-mart mountain bike test courtesy of Dirt Rag:

http://www.dirtragmag.com/print/article.php?ID=657&category=features/
Forum: Touring
10-27-08, 02:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 816
Posted By Robbykills

sounds like this was your culprit...

sounds like this was your culprit http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ball_lightning
Forum: Touring
10-09-08, 12:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 499
Posted By Robbykills

I live in Delaware and have been meaning to take...

I live in Delaware and have been meaning to take a ride downstate to the Dogfish Brewery as I don't think/don't know anyone who could drive there, visit and then safely drive home. Its probably...
10-02-08, 02:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 371
Posted By Robbykills

Lockout fork for touring

Hello, tried the search function but didn't get any conclusive results but I was wondering if anyone could recommend me a good fork with lockout for a trekking bike. I was leaning toward the Rock...
Forum: Touring
10-02-08, 02:08 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,683
Posted By Robbykills

these are all incredible but that last one is...

these are all incredible but that last one is breathtaking
Forum: Touring
10-01-08, 09:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,692
Posted By Robbykills

I just completed a cross country ride by myself...

I just completed a cross country ride by myself this summer (from Newark, DE to Eugene, OR) it took 74 days. I normally am very social and outgoing and like to be around people but didn't really...
10-01-08, 08:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,211
Posted By Robbykills

I dare someone to buy it and slap a cheap formula...

I dare someone to buy it and slap a cheap formula wheelset on it with janky chain tension
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