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11-22-18, 04:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 854
Posted By ctxcrossx

I'm jealous! I don't think I'll get a chance to...

I'm jealous! I don't think I'll get a chance to get in a workout today. With such an inexpensive bike, I wouldn't expect any longevity on the fork/components at all. I don't think locked out vs....
10-14-18, 08:53 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,506
Posted By ctxcrossx

I would imagine it was the lesser of two evils. ...

I would imagine it was the lesser of two evils. All things being equal, that may be better, but the risk is with the mounting. Having the caliper pushed into the fork is safer than having it pull...
10-13-18, 09:00 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,458
Posted By ctxcrossx

I just ordered this yesterday. ...

I just ordered this yesterday.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0085OGW0K/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o02_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

I was a little worried because it's a no name pump for under $30, but it...
04-15-18, 01:40 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 12,070
Posted By ctxcrossx

Unless I missed it JP Weigle Frame Saver is the...

Unless I missed it JP Weigle Frame Saver is the answer to concerns about steel frames. It's cheap insurance.

Also, it's fun to talk about the properties of different materials, but in the end...
03-25-18, 09:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,563
Posted By ctxcrossx

That's good for you. Others feel...

That's good for you. Others feel differently...and that's ok. For me, a car full of people is different than a car full of stuff....since you can possibly put stuff outside of the car (roof, truck...
03-25-18, 12:18 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,563
Posted By ctxcrossx

I'm really not sure. I've mounted a bike like...

I'm really not sure. I've mounted a bike like this before, but not with a cover on it. It would depend on the size of your bike as well as the width of your car. I would probably use bungee cords...
03-25-18, 12:15 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,563
Posted By ctxcrossx

It is pretty relevant to be able to answer the...

It is pretty relevant to be able to answer the question fully. Many people posted alternatives to a bike carrier for a roof rack because of this background information. Probably the most obvious...
03-24-18, 11:26 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,563
Posted By ctxcrossx

For the life of me, I can't imagine 4 people in a...

For the life of me, I can't imagine 4 people in a civic for that trip. However, if it were me, I would mount a receiver to it (I have one on my Honda Fit, so you can get them). Get a rear luggage...
03-24-18, 08:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,233
Posted By ctxcrossx

It was mentioned that it was an estate sale. I'm...

It was mentioned that it was an estate sale. I'm guessing it was probably sold as a box of parts all together or something like that, and not individually.
03-10-18, 07:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,974
Posted By ctxcrossx

+1 on these. These are bone conduction...

+1 on these. These are bone conduction headphones. The newest Titanium model is great and no issues for me wearing these with sunglasses, which was a big concern for me. Also cool that I can have...
10-09-10, 01:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 796
Posted By ctxcrossx

I removed the original mount and replaced it with...

I removed the original mount and replaced it with a standard reflector mount. I have the other end of the mounts on each bike/stroller/trailer I have so I can just put it on with the thumbscrew (in...
10-08-10, 07:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 494
Posted By ctxcrossx

Eggbeater rebuild question

I have one of the first generations of eggbeaters (with the rubber end caps). Can I use a rebuild kit for the 2003 and newer versions? They have the aluminum end cap, which I don't need to use, but...
Forum: Commuting
08-24-10, 08:30 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,335
Posted By ctxcrossx

I would say MagicShine as well. I just ordered...

I would say MagicShine as well. I just ordered one from Geomangear and expect to get it this Friday. They also have a nice rear flasher as well.

I have no connections at all to either company,...
Forum: Recumbent
06-02-10, 09:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,295
Posted By ctxcrossx

Fastest 16" tire?

Hello,

I figured this may be the best place to post this. I don't own a recumbent, but I have a Bob Ironman running stroller that needs new tires. I race (running) with the stroller, so any...
Forum: Commuting
10-25-08, 10:47 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,737
Posted By ctxcrossx

This is a great bag. I have been using mine for...

This is a great bag. I have been using mine for years.

Chris
09-14-06, 09:52 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,598
Posted By ctxcrossx

Excellent review. I haven't made the jump yet...

Excellent review. I haven't made the jump yet since I have a bob trailer, but I hope to get one in the next few years. I hear only positive things about the xtracycle.

Chris
Forum: Commuting
09-06-06, 07:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,161
Posted By ctxcrossx

I use this bag. http://www.twowheelgear.com/...

I use this bag.

http://www.twowheelgear.com/

It's not the cheapest, but it does it's job well (although I wish it were a little longer for my shirts.) I hate ironing, so I just use two sets of...
Forum: Commuting
08-17-06, 09:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,497
Posted By ctxcrossx

I would say that you can probably do a search on...

I would say that you can probably do a search on waterproof glove shells. They will be thin enough for you, and will work well if you tuck the cuff inside your jacket sleeves. As for the hair. You...
07-23-06, 08:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,709
Posted By ctxcrossx

I live in a town of about 15,000. I have two...

I live in a town of about 15,000. I have two grocery stores within 3 miles, as well as the movies. Most of what I need is right across the river to the next town. If I need to, I can cross a very...
Forum: Commuting
11-16-05, 08:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,364
Posted By ctxcrossx

You mentioned that you live in a city? I'd...

You mentioned that you live in a city? I'd definitely go for the BOB. It will follow your path and it'll be easy to avoid cars, potholes, etc. The other nice thing about the BOB (vs. the...
11-11-05, 11:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 374
Posted By ctxcrossx

Yes and yes. I work for a shop. And my bike...

Yes and yes. I work for a shop. And my bike light just died, so I need a new one. At the moment, those are the only two places I can order from. And finally, the shop isn't open at the moment, so...
11-11-05, 10:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 374
Posted By ctxcrossx

There are reasons, but it comes down to the fact...

There are reasons, but it comes down to the fact that I can only order from those two catalogs, so I am trying to find out which light companies they both carry, and also if Niterder is one of them....
11-11-05, 08:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 374
Posted By ctxcrossx

Downeast and Quality Cataglogs?

Which light companies does Downeast and Quality (QBP) carry? Does either carry Niterider? Thank you for your help.

Chris
11-01-05, 10:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,232
Posted By ctxcrossx

How about getting a bike light? I have two very...

How about getting a bike light? I have two very nice trainers in my basement. After I got a bike strictly for winter riding, I have been out almost every day and have not touched my trainer since. ...
Forum: Commuting
11-01-05, 09:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 822
Posted By ctxcrossx

I had a good one the other day. I was riding...

I had a good one the other day. I was riding along and decided to grab a bite to eat. I always eat while riding, so I was munching away on a snickers bar and the phone rings. I knew it was an...
Forum: Commuting
10-31-05, 04:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 822
Posted By ctxcrossx

Yeah, embarassing as it is, I have done it. ...

Yeah, embarassing as it is, I have done it. Quite regularly, in fact. For me, I use a hands free device and put foam over the mic so wind doesn't interefere. That way I can deal with any calls on...
10-30-05, 06:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 248
Posted By ctxcrossx

100 mm bottom bracket

Hello,

I am looking to purchase a 100mm width DH bottom bracket. All of the stores and Quality seem to be out of them at the moment. Does anyone know where I can get one? At this point, I will...
10-29-05, 09:39 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,236
Posted By ctxcrossx

10. The weather gets too cold/hot/rainy/etc.

10. The weather gets too cold/hot/rainy/etc.
10-29-05, 06:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,710
Posted By ctxcrossx

I know this thread is titled rackpacks in the...

I know this thread is titled rackpacks in the grocery store, but does anyone use a trailer? I have used my BOB trailer and I love it, just drop the bags in the trailer and go home. It's also easy...
10-27-05, 11:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By ctxcrossx

That's true. I could just wrap the excess when I...

That's true. I could just wrap the excess when I don't need it. I suppose I'll need to find out for sure before I operate though. :) Does anyone know if this will be an easy process?

Chris
10-27-05, 07:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 258
Posted By ctxcrossx

Craft rain clothing?

Does anyone have any experience with Craft rain clothing? I am specifically looking at the Craft Excess Rain Pant and Craft Bullet Rain Pants. What is the difference between the two? Any information...
10-26-05, 04:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By ctxcrossx

Niterider Extension Cable?

Hello,

I'm looking for an extension cable for my niterider tail light. I'm not even sure if it was ever made in the old style. Any help with this would be wonderful. Thank you.

Chris
10-26-05, 11:08 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 588
Posted By ctxcrossx

Craft rain clothing?

Does anyone have any experience with Craft rain clothing? I am specifically looking at the Craft Excess Rain Pant and Craft Bullet Rain Pants. What is the difference between the two? Any...
Forum: Commuting
10-26-05, 11:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,442
Posted By ctxcrossx

Hello, I've always used a Timbuk2 bag for...

Hello,

I've always used a Timbuk2 bag for commuting. It has worked really well so far, but I think I'm ready to try something new. I am considering panniers as an alternative. If anyone can...
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