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Forum: Folding Bikes
02-12-15, 07:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,239
Posted By itsmoot

I'd attach the magnet to one of the disc brake's...

I'd attach the magnet to one of the disc brake's "spokes" (or whatever they're called) making sure it won't touch the caliper, and position the sensor appropriately.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-05-15, 07:01 PM
Replies: 3,885
Views: 680,655
Posted By itsmoot

I wonder why these or (a further refined version)...

I wonder why these or (a further refined version) never saw production.
12-20-14, 01:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,267
Posted By itsmoot

May be due to some foreign material in the...

May be due to some foreign material in the headset bearing. Rain will increase the odds of crud being thrown into your lower headset bearing by your front wheel - unless of course you have a front...
12-17-14, 06:39 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,626
Posted By itsmoot

Small wonder they stayed true with only 3500...

Small wonder they stayed true with only 3500 miles a year.
12-12-14, 04:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,249
Posted By itsmoot

On the 'steerer nut' loosening... Was the...

On the 'steerer nut' loosening...

Was the mount for the reflector you removed serving as a washer between the locknut and the adjustable race? Because if you don't have a washer (usually keyed)...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-01-14, 04:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,264
Posted By itsmoot

I had him build a 451 wheelset for my Swift a few...

I had him build a 451 wheelset for my Swift a few years ago. 3k+ miles so far and not a hair out of true.

There's a "JGaerlan" who posted on this forum for a couple of years but nothing from him...
11-27-14, 11:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 986
Posted By itsmoot

This. Or you somehow had grease on your left...

This. Or you somehow had grease on your left crankarm.
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-08-14, 12:20 PM
Replies: 811
Views: 212,620
Posted By itsmoot

I tried it with the 451 rear wheel off my Swift...

I tried it with the 451 rear wheel off my Swift shod with a 1-1/8" Primo Comet. The tire hit the Nano's rear brake bridge. I didn't bother checking the front.

Too bad, as I'd heard that the first...
07-19-14, 12:43 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 19,373
Posted By itsmoot

Good call. The one about gluing on shifter bosses...

Good call. The one about gluing on shifter bosses has so far been disappointing.
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-02-14, 12:53 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 102,536
Posted By itsmoot

Been away for awhile and just now saw this...

Been away for awhile and just now saw this thread. Man oh man is that frame beautiful. Great job there Jur.



I had a problem with my Xootr frame with the chain hitting the seatstay in lowest...
03-21-14, 08:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By itsmoot

Sounds like one of the documentaries by Mark...

Sounds like one of the documentaries by Mark Beaumont...

Mark Beaumont - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_Beaumont_%28cyclist%29)
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-10-14, 02:18 PM
Replies: 3,885
Views: 680,655
Posted By itsmoot

I had a setup like you describe on my Swift for a...

I had a setup like you describe on my Swift for a time. I succeeded in making an extremely cushy ride, but at the expense making it heavier and slower.

368158

I eventually removed the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-10-14, 01:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,189
Posted By itsmoot

I've been using a 20x1-3/8 Tioga Powerblock...

I've been using a 20x1-3/8 Tioga Powerblock...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-13-14, 08:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,489
Posted By itsmoot

I'd want a White disc version to replace the fork...

I'd want a White disc version to replace the fork on my Pacific Reach. I'm just waiting for the elastomers to die in the stock fork.

Will it accommodate a 451-sized wheel?
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-16-14, 10:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,852
Posted By itsmoot

I'd like to know how those wheels perform with...

I'd like to know how those wheels perform with narrow high-pressure tires.
01-11-14, 12:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,377
Posted By itsmoot

Try this search: ...

Try this search:

https://privatelee.com/search/?q=Bikejoring&s=sbv2

Here's a multi-page thread discussing it:

http://www.itsahuskything.com/t1115-bikejoring

Google's results are biased...
01-11-14, 11:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 640
Posted By itsmoot

http://www.ebay.com/itm/NEW-SILVER-RPM-BRAND-ALLOY...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/NEW-SILVER-RPM-BRAND-ALLOY-BICYCLE-CRANK-ARM-SET-170-MM-FREE-SHIPPING-/300702530166?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item4603447a76
12-12-13, 09:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 767
Posted By itsmoot

How about foam handlebar grips: ...

How about foam handlebar grips:

http://www.ebay.com/bhp/foam-handlebar-grips

In bulk:

http://www.grabongrips.com/foam_tubing.php
11-08-13, 12:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 983
Posted By itsmoot

I saw Hermes himself up on eBay a few years back,...

I saw Hermes himself up on eBay a few years back, he only sold for a little over 4 grand.
10-03-13, 06:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,214
Posted By itsmoot

If you're basing your opinion on recumbents, most...

If you're basing your opinion on recumbents, most have a great enough distance between crank and cogset that chain angle doesn't get acute enough to cause the problem.
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-01-13, 06:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,626
Posted By itsmoot

Was it somehow difficult to view that information...

Was it somehow difficult to view that information before smallwheeler plastered it here?

This thread smells fishy to me.
08-28-13, 10:05 PM
Replies: 17,876
Views: 2,803,494
Posted By itsmoot

"The picture you see is the bike before I...

"The picture you see is the bike before I stripped it down to be a fixed/single speed"

Troll. He copied the picture from oldtenspeedgallery here:
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-28-13, 07:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,543
Posted By itsmoot

Same color scheme as a Bianchi Eros a friend...

Same color scheme as a Bianchi Eros a friend bought via craigslist for his son to ride at college.

The kid was tickled pink...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-11-13, 01:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 646
Posted By itsmoot

Don't know if this happened to you but, due to a...

Don't know if this happened to you but, due to a quirk in the sizing scheme for 20" tires, people sometimes end up buying ISO 451-sized tubes for your size tire when they really needed ISO 406.
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-10-13, 12:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,432
Posted By itsmoot

That speaks volumes...

That speaks volumes...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-30-13, 12:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,887
Posted By itsmoot

I'm sure it will cure dandruff too. The OP's...

I'm sure it will cure dandruff too.
The OP's issue was, they're broken or worn out some apparently proprietary part(s) on their 1st gen Dreamslide and need replacements.
The OP has stated they're...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-16-13, 09:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 862
Posted By itsmoot

Yes take that back to the shop. You're missing...

Yes take that back to the shop. You're missing the pin that connects the latch to that strut-like part, don't know what it's called. The pin is a friction fit so it's possible it could come...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-30-13, 11:17 AM
Replies: 1,000
Views: 228,519
Posted By itsmoot

Here's my Swift yesterday on the MCT trail in...

Here's my Swift yesterday on the MCT trail in Madison county, Illinois:

https://imageshack.com/a/img11/2150/5x8t.jpg (http://imageshack.com/i/0b5x8tj/)
Uploaded with ImageShack.com...
06-27-13, 02:44 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,803
Posted By itsmoot

The voices tell him.

The voices tell him.
03-30-13, 11:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 405
Posted By itsmoot

As my old friend Eliza often asked me, "Say, do...

As my old friend Eliza often asked me, "Say, do you have any psychological problems?"
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-30-13, 01:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,841
Posted By itsmoot

I have road drops on my Swift, several others on...

I have road drops on my Swift, several others on this forum do also. The only appreciable difference I've noticed between my 700c road bike and the Swift is quicker (some say "twitchy") steering due...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-28-13, 03:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,841
Posted By itsmoot

A second vote for the Swift, renowned on this...

A second vote for the Swift, renowned on this forum for it's speed and light weight, although not so much for it's folded size.

Have you considered your landlord may go ballistic if he finds you...
03-23-13, 08:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 539
Posted By itsmoot

Begin bad jokes involving roadside repairs and...

Begin bad jokes involving roadside repairs and getting the finger.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-19-13, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 851
Posted By itsmoot

Check out On-One Mary Bars, Soma Clarence bars or...

Check out On-One Mary Bars, Soma Clarence bars or similar. The grip area has some sweep without being so far off-axis to cause worry about twisting the bars in the QR clamp.
03-19-13, 02:50 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,776
Posted By itsmoot

Velocipedem

Velocipedem
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-08-13, 02:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,674
Posted By itsmoot

Fuji Marlboro frames at Nashbar

Now here's something you don't see every day. Nashbar has frames for the Fuji Marlboro folding mtb on sale for $99! Frame size is 17 inches (or 43cm) and according to the description, some of them...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-25-12, 09:52 PM
12-15-12, 09:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,660
Posted By itsmoot

Data shows increased risk of death later in life?...

Data shows increased risk of death later in life?

I should get funded to collect such data.
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-12-12, 06:47 PM
Replies: 1,620
Views: 264,389
Posted By itsmoot

Watched it to the end, sold for $373 shipped with...

Watched it to the end, sold for $373 shipped with 4 bids. Great deal for the buyer.
12-10-12, 10:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,878
Posted By itsmoot

Similar discussion on C&V has the definitive...

Similar discussion on C&V has the definitive answer in post #10:

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/792176-Why-the-XTRA-large-jockey-wheels-on-some-rear-derailleurs

Another similar...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-09-12, 09:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 960
Posted By itsmoot

Question for Thor/brakemeister

This pic is from the custom fender set available on ThorUSA.com:

http://www.thorusa.com/fender/customfender2.jpg

Are these clips available separately from the fenders?
12-07-12, 06:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,305
Posted By itsmoot

"A very common source of excessive cable friction...

"A very common source of excessive cable friction or "sponginess" is improper cutting or failure to shape the ends of the cable properly."

http://sheldonbrown.com/cables.html

:rolleyes:
12-06-12, 12:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 434
Posted By itsmoot

I used an old cafeteria tray for a similar...

I used an old cafeteria tray for a similar purpose when working on my bike in the living room. Have to put it on a table out of customer reach/sight though.
12-06-12, 12:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,305
Posted By itsmoot

Use fiberglass-reinforced cutoff wheels, I've...

Use fiberglass-reinforced cutoff wheels, I've never had one shatter:

http://www.amazon.com/Dremel-426-Fiberglass-Reinforced-Cut-Off/dp/B00004UDH9

I've typically use them until they've worn...
12-04-12, 09:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 575
Posted By itsmoot

The elastic at the waist and ankles probably...

The elastic at the waist and ankles probably contains latex. Latex allergies are very common.

http://www.webmd.com/allergies/latex-allergies
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-04-12, 11:46 AM
Replies: 3,885
Views: 680,655
Posted By itsmoot

Very nice! Is that seatpost one of the scandium...

Very nice! Is that seatpost one of the scandium ones from KCNC ?
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-01-12, 11:40 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,703
Posted By itsmoot

What results from a 4-year degree in marketing...

What results from a 4-year degree in marketing and a 1-hour continuing education course in woodworking.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-12, 02:37 PM
Replies: 2,343
Views: 294,914
Posted By itsmoot

Creve Coeur Lake in Saint Louis County, Missouri...

Creve Coeur Lake in Saint Louis County, Missouri USA

http://imageshack.us/a/img832/5008/picture275q.jpg
10-26-12, 09:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 917
Posted By itsmoot

I've ordered several times from them, all good so...

I've ordered several times from them, all good so far. No experience with their shipping though, they're local so I pick my stuff in person to save a few bucks.
10-04-12, 08:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 991
Posted By itsmoot

This has been my experience also. Have at least...

This has been my experience also. Have at least half a dozen Park glueless patches, a few of those with at least 5K miles on them, on the rear of my Lemond. At first it was an experiment but now it's...
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