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05-13-16, 07:18 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By choteau

From ODOT wedsite ORE242 MP 83.7 ORE242,...

From ODOT wedsite

ORE242
MP 83.7
ORE242, 7 miles West of Sisters


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04-27-16, 07:23 AM
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-03-16, 08:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,009
Posted By choteau

Hon Convertible

Good morning,
I just picked up an old 3 speed DaHon folder with the original owners manual, for the "Hon Convertible".
Warranty lists the "Hon Corporation" in Hayward California. Sturmey...
04-02-16, 10:06 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 18,843
Posted By choteau

Since the OP asked about new pedals and toe clips...

Since the OP asked about new pedals and toe clips NOT clip-less, I'm a fan of MKS Sylvan touring pedals and toe clips. I wear running shoes and REGULARLY ride 20-30 miles several times a week...
03-30-16, 07:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,601
Posted By choteau

What are the hubs alone worth? What is your time...

What are the hubs alone worth? What is your time to part them out worth?
If the local co-op is a non profit, check into donating the complete wheels for a tax write off?
03-27-16, 12:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,911
Posted By choteau

Hey T-Mar, More Info About "Azuki" We both might be are right!

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New Search (http://www.howiebikeman.com) : Result for Part Number: NP-a-020...
03-27-16, 07:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,911
Posted By choteau

"aZOOkey" I like that one! My early '70's...

"aZOOkey" I like that one! My early '70's aZookey "Sports" started as a 10 speed, but now is a 3 speed with north road bars and a Sturmey AW. Even tho it's a low end frame it rides nice, relaxed...
03-27-16, 07:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 902
Posted By choteau

Sorry for the missed ride, but I have to ask, did...

Sorry for the missed ride, but I have to ask, did they show up on time? Or was the "15 minutes" a line of b.s. ?
03-26-16, 07:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,911
Posted By choteau

Another vote for Japanese, the front fork is a...

Another vote for Japanese, the front fork is a dead ringer for my Azuki except for the full chrome. I believe "Kuwahara" produced the Azukis etc
Forum: Texas
03-15-16, 10:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,565
Posted By choteau

Thank you, Bandera and txags92. I will try...

Thank you, Bandera and txags92. I will try riding both suggested routes ( not on the same day tho :) ) My sister has plans to drive me several places, and the bro in law has ideas too. I might be...
Forum: Texas
03-12-16, 03:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,565
Posted By choteau

Hey Bandara, Thank you Google mapped the...

Hey Bandara, Thank you
Google mapped the route and works out to be 29.9 miles round trip to / from sisters house. looks like fun and a reasonable ride.
03-12-16, 01:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 795
Posted By choteau

Just posted there now, got busy with the "honey...

Just posted there now, got busy with the "honey do list".
Forum: Texas
03-12-16, 01:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,565
Posted By choteau

Fair Oaks Ranch

Hello, I will be visiting my sister in April and am bringing a bike along. Any suggestions for low traffic routes to ride, and things to see?
Tim
03-12-16, 09:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 795
Posted By choteau

More info on where I'll be based, my sis and...

More info on where I'll be based, my sis and brother in law live in Fair Oaks Ranch. A couple of roads near my sisters place that will get me to Boerne are Ammann and Deitz-Elkhorn. I rode in a...
03-12-16, 09:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 795
Posted By choteau

Boerne Texas

Good morning,
I'll be visiting my sister in April for a week and she lives near Boerne. Was thinking about bringing a bike and riding a bit.
Any suggestions on fairly low traffic roads etc would...
02-26-16, 10:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,815
Posted By choteau

This may sound odd, but I kind of look forward to...

This may sound odd, but I kind of look forward to the snot-rocket launching to happen, kind of clears the head so too say.... since I ride solo it's not a problem. The back of the hand on my left...
02-26-16, 10:10 PM
Replies: 20,991
Views: 2,022,347
Posted By choteau

Your other bikes are probably 26" "mountain bike"...

Your other bikes are probably 26" "mountain bike" aka 559 rims and the Raleigh is 26" old 3 speed aka 590 rims. So 31 mm difference in rim height or close to an inch! I like the back rack!
02-22-16, 08:28 AM
Replies: 20,991
Views: 2,022,347
Posted By choteau

"..Although, you can almost see that the "stoker"...

"..Although, you can almost see that the "stoker" has to share steering duties with the pilot! " Sounds like back seat (saddle) driving to me!
02-16-16, 09:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,116
Posted By choteau

Was hoping for input from fellow 50+ folks.

Was hoping for input from fellow 50+ folks.
02-15-16, 10:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,116
Posted By choteau

ACA Tours?

Been thinking about doing an "Adventure Cycling Assoc.." supported tour. Anybody?
02-13-16, 09:00 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,051
Posted By choteau

It's not a high end frame, a framebuilder will...

It's not a high end frame, a framebuilder will charge more than the frame is worth. How big is it? Looks like a 62cm from pics. Sell the frame "as is" to someone who wants to build up another IGH...
02-13-16, 09:32 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,419
Posted By choteau

I like riding a bike that I don't have to think...

I like riding a bike that I don't have to think about riding

I hate running out of time/energy/water before I want to stop riding
02-13-16, 09:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 780
Posted By choteau

You could always install a set of non-aero period...

You could always install a set of non-aero period correct levers with "turkey wings"
02-11-16, 09:02 AM
Replies: 20,991
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Posted By choteau

To me the ride on a 3 speed isn't "bland" but...

To me the ride on a 3 speed isn't "bland" but more of an "automatic-pilot", because when I ride mine, I enjoy the sights/sounds and not have to think about the bike. :D
As I ride 20-30 mile loops on...
01-30-16, 01:01 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,493
Posted By choteau

Hey, we stopped there on a mostly C+V 3 Speed...

Hey, we stopped there on a mostly C+V 3 Speed Ride.
01-30-16, 12:53 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,493
Posted By choteau

Nope ^

Nope ^
01-29-16, 04:26 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,493
Posted By choteau

I'll have to try some of the sections you...

I'll have to try some of the sections you mention. Didn't you start a thread with those?
I've ridden Camp Creek to Millican, West onto 126 thru Cedar Flats (it's a wide shoulder) to Thurston Rd...
01-29-16, 02:51 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,493
Posted By choteau

This spring the wife or daughter will drop me in...

This spring the wife or daughter will drop me in Sisters and pick me up in McKenzie Bridge, going the other direction means riding UP the "Dead Horse Grade" I might be as stubborn as a mule, but...
01-29-16, 11:02 AM
Replies: 20,991
Views: 2,022,347
Posted By choteau

I'm a believer in 3rd is cruise, 2nd is for...

I'm a believer in 3rd is cruise, 2nd is for hills/headwinds, and 1rst is for bighills, I'm tired/lazy, or really want to go slow.
I coast down hills :D
01-29-16, 10:52 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,493
Posted By choteau

Sounds interesting. I like the inclusive...

Sounds interesting. I like the inclusive thought, some of us C+V folks fall into the 10-12 mph and some climbing to get somewhere is good, looking for things to climb ... not so much. Tim
01-28-16, 10:06 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,833
Posted By choteau

MKS touring pedals with half clips on both my...

MKS touring pedals with half clips on both my bikes. No interest in going clipless.
01-28-16, 09:48 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,757
Posted By choteau

Pffffffff the sound my last flat tire made...

Pffffffff the sound my last flat tire made when it wanted my attention :)
01-27-16, 09:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,330
Posted By choteau

What's your riding position? Might be time to...

What's your riding position? Might be time to ride a LOT more upright. After 2 surgeries at C5-6 for bulging disc/bone spurs. (The first surgeon botched it :mad: and the second fixed it). I went...
01-24-16, 07:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 887
Posted By choteau

A Phillips hub and axle shouldn't be Raleigh's...

A Phillips hub and axle shouldn't be Raleigh's infamous 26x thread. A Sturmey hub will be.
01-20-16, 08:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,637
Posted By choteau

The hiker/biker sites at Armitage are just past...

The hiker/biker sites at Armitage are just past the "caretaker" rv. Enter from Coburg Rd, go past dog park, turn right, rv is on left, sites are on left next to toilet building. Not my idea of...
01-17-16, 08:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 665
Posted By choteau

Great scenery in the area, the rides sound like...

Great scenery in the area, the rides sound like fun, but I'm not a century type rider.
01-17-16, 07:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 665
Posted By choteau

McKenzie Pass and McKenzie River :)

McKenzie Pass and McKenzie River :)
01-15-16, 09:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,496
Posted By choteau

Mostly vintage bike (check), vintage rider...

Mostly vintage bike (check), vintage rider (check), and an appreciation for C + V bikes (check). :thumb:

Sounds like fun and I like the cue sheet idea, a bit of commute but carpool could work. ...
01-06-16, 02:46 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 13,080
Posted By choteau

Ok I'll reword my other post. I agree...

Ok I'll reword my other post. I agree with what Tom said about single vs dual pivot brakes and hand strength etc.

I believe people can and should be able to adapt to different brake...
01-06-16, 09:54 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 13,080
Posted By choteau

+1 I'm with Tom, people can and should be able...

+1 I'm with Tom, people can and should be able to adapt to different brake set-ups. Tim
01-03-16, 08:08 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,763
Posted By choteau

I think the tire pressure seems to be a little...

I think the tire pressure seems to be a little inappropriate for the weight on the tandem :) ya know 15% drop and all that
01-01-16, 07:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 622
Posted By choteau

Coast? :D

Coast? :D
12-27-15, 02:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 773
Posted By choteau

If my math is correct a 15" chainring would be...

If my math is correct a 15" chainring would be 114 tooth, lets see 114 chainring x 12 cassette cog running a 700c x 25 tire at 120 crank RPM
would be around 89.5 mph....:)
12-21-15, 07:29 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,974
Posted By choteau

I'm with 3speedslow, you going to hoard all the...

I'm with 3speedslow, you going to hoard all the SA parts or willing to part with some parts? Tim
12-19-15, 09:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 730
Posted By choteau

Could be OsteoArthritis instead of RA. I have OA...

Could be OsteoArthritis instead of RA. I have OA in hands, wrists, elbows etc and do very well on NSAIDS, been using Celebrex for 15 years and so far (knock on wood) no side effects. Tim
12-17-15, 09:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 678
Posted By choteau

The VA......:mad: I understand:mad: ....enough...

The VA......:mad: I understand:mad: ....enough said

A report on the bike and ride should be fun! :)
12-16-15, 09:39 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,974
Posted By choteau

Sturmey Archer and B3

Sturmey Archer and B3
12-15-15, 10:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,361
Posted By choteau

Today is the first day of the rest of your life, ...

Today is the first day of the rest of your life, Enjoy retirement and ride the wheels off your bike!
12-13-15, 10:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 569
Posted By choteau

After running the idea past several locals and...

After running the idea past several locals and friends, taking into account the possible weather and dark, and not knowing who might show up, I decided to do a "Pub Ride + Social" Monday...
12-13-15, 09:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 759
Posted By choteau

An easy and fun to read. Cycle Touring Primer...

An easy and fun to read. Cycle Touring Primer Urban Adventure League Online Store Powered by Storenvy (http://urbanadventureleague.storenvy.com/products/14803542-cycle-touring-primer)
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