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09-21-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 21,173
Views: 4,028,937
Posted By NeedARealBike

I would love that as a beater if the price wasn't...

I would love that as a beater if the price wasn't ********. Something to take to the library with those baskets or shopping at the stores on the trailer trash side of town.
09-15-21, 02:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 28,419
Posted By NeedARealBike

So how has this held up after 3 years? Is it fine...

So how has this held up after 3 years? Is it fine to use for daily bike even when not loaded with anything?
04-23-21, 12:26 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,996
Posted By NeedARealBike

I live in the desert too. No problem, they’re...

I live in the desert too. No problem, they’re scrawny and run from humans. The bike lights scare them away from far out, specially on strobe modes. The real thing to worry about out here at night are...
04-21-21, 04:17 AM
Replies: 4,367
Views: 338,604
Posted By NeedARealBike

1 miles :3 To pick up 420 snacks

1 miles :3

To pick up 420 snacks
04-18-21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,939
Posted By NeedARealBike

Outdated, inefficient, and high maintenence. Also...

Outdated, inefficient, and high maintenence. Also doesn't hold a charge for long. Just get a regular USB powerbank, you can even get one with a little solar panel on top if you want. Most the new...
04-17-21, 09:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,939
Posted By NeedARealBike

Cycliq cameras are a good one if your main...

Cycliq cameras are a good one if your main concern is road safety. I also tried gorilla pod mounting my iPhone to the bike, too many micro vibrations that are further increased by the phones digital...
04-15-21, 09:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,271
Posted By NeedARealBike

I always wanted an old cannondale in highschool...

I always wanted an old cannondale in highschool of course back then this would’ve been new. Still do though, with nice normal round tubes and a fork with a slight rake.
04-15-21, 05:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,488
Posted By NeedARealBike

Arkel bag is best seat post bag.

Arkel bag is best seat post bag.
04-15-21, 02:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 953
Posted By NeedARealBike

Get a motorcycle cover. They work perfect for...

Get a motorcycle cover. They work perfect for leaving the bike outdoors, keeps it dry and prevents UV damage from the sunlight. Mine still looks fresh after a year. Any department store has it if...
Forum: Commuting
04-14-21, 08:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 562
Posted By NeedARealBike

Actually yes you can. Depends on the rack shape...

Actually yes you can. Depends on the rack shape itself but with a little work it is actually doable and level. Just don’t load too much weight on it and keep the weight closer to the stanchions...
04-13-21, 02:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,878
Posted By NeedARealBike

Doi doi doiiiiii ...

Doi doi doiiiiii
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04-13-21, 01:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,878
Posted By NeedARealBike

not really. more placebo effect. enjoy that...

not really. more placebo effect. enjoy that trendiness though.
04-13-21, 01:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,878
Posted By NeedARealBike

I always wondered how odd wide MTB straight bars...

I always wondered how odd wide MTB straight bars would look on a road bike. Thank you.
Forum: Commuting
04-12-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 20,883
Posted By NeedARealBike

I always wear my regular clothes. The touring...

I always wear my regular clothes. The touring bike has full coverage fenders so no issue even on the dirt roads. I also use the dry lube wax type stuff on my chain to that's not too much of a problem...
Forum: Commuting
04-12-21, 05:41 PM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 286,013
Posted By NeedARealBike

I donít wanna get banned lmao

I donít wanna get banned lmao
04-11-21, 08:19 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,654
Posted By NeedARealBike

Those are just for installing complementary speed...

Those are just for installing complementary speed holes to help you get more aero :p
Forum: Commuting
04-11-21, 03:06 AM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 286,013
Posted By NeedARealBike

I saw fresh panties on the side of the road...

I saw fresh panties on the side of the road earlier. Didn't pick them up.
04-11-21, 03:02 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,352
Posted By NeedARealBike

Nice. I remember seeing this bike on that...

Nice. I remember seeing this bike on that neckbeard site. Readit.
Forum: Touring
04-11-21, 12:08 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 15,154
Posted By NeedARealBike

Highly unlikely. Plenty of people already have...

Highly unlikely. Plenty of people already have and continue to do it and post videos on YouTube. Saw a guy doing it even in the overcrowded craphole that is NYC.
Forum: Commuting
04-09-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,100
Posted By NeedARealBike

Indeed. I've seen similar photos going back to...

Indeed. I've seen similar photos going back to 2011 as well. Nice quiet backroads with plenty of trike space, and minimal camber too. Off-level surfaces aren't your friend on an upright trike....
Forum: Commuting
04-09-21, 01:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,100
Posted By NeedARealBike

Amish Community full of tricycles

I found this cool video of the Pinecraft vacation community for Amish and Mennonite groups and noticed the loads of commuter tricycles everywhere. Quite a few of them even using electric hub motors....
04-07-21, 04:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,103
Posted By NeedARealBike

itís not really that big of a deal. Specially for...

itís not really that big of a deal. Specially for short grocery trips. A lot of us poor folk in Orange County do it, besides your big ole butt weighs more than any groceries and sits higher up over...
Forum: Commuting
04-05-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 286,013
Posted By NeedARealBike

I found a big can of WD40 at the base of the...

I found a big can of WD40 at the base of the sidewalk ramp on a pedestrian crossing years ago. Was still full and lasted me 2 years. One of my favorite finds.

In January I found my first heroin...
Forum: Commuting
04-05-21, 12:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,364
Posted By NeedARealBike

I like his IKEA Slada trailer. Might have to get...

I like his IKEA Slada trailer. Might have to get me one. Shame the bike was a flop and never remade with different belt drive and such.
04-05-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,930
Posted By NeedARealBike

Top tube bag >:3 I needed one for other...

Top tube bag >:3

I needed one for other stuffs so I got one with a clear window on the top and Velcro flaps on the inside the lid for holding it. Even came with a decent little power bank.
Forum: Touring
04-04-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,397
Posted By NeedARealBike

Nice, post a photo of what it looks like Iím...

Nice, post a photo of what it looks like Iím curious if itís worth requesting. Meanwhile I just printed the PDF out on 8x10 paper and put it in one of those self laminating thingys you get from the...
04-04-21, 06:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,780
Posted By NeedARealBike

the point when you stop pedaling or pedaling as...

the point when you stop pedaling or pedaling as much and are doing unrealistic for a bicycle ridiculous speeds. The law already decided long ago, 28mph is more than enough. I can already stomp out 26...
Forum: Touring
04-04-21, 02:24 AM
Replies: 4,659
Views: 2,458,599
Posted By NeedARealBike

Ah the old school autistic forum man child comes...

Ah the old school autistic forum man child comes out of the woodwork to play. A rare breed these days.
Forum: Touring
04-03-21, 03:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,397
Posted By NeedARealBike

who is John? I see no one here by that name so I...

who is John? I see no one here by that name so I donít which map post you are referring to and where you got this paper map from?
Forum: Touring
04-02-21, 08:55 PM
Replies: 4,659
Views: 2,458,599
Posted By NeedARealBike

Whatever happened to the “LoadedTouringBikes.com”...

Whatever happened to the “LoadedTouringBikes.com” website? Had a lot of neat photos on there I used to browse all the time.
Forum: Touring
04-02-21, 08:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,411
Posted By NeedARealBike

I have the Shimano sandals too. I bought them...

I have the Shimano sandals too. I bought them after a long ride after realizing it had some advantage for me. That was last year though and now I can’t remember what exactly that was. Still live them...
Forum: Triathlon
04-02-21, 06:38 PM
Replies: 780
Views: 413,541
Posted By NeedARealBike

Nice I was looking at these on ebay. Found some...

Nice I was looking at these on ebay. Found some good ones for around $500. I always wanted a nice tri bike with regular round tubes and curved fork.
04-02-21, 06:35 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 47,053
Posted By NeedARealBike

I'd love to see a Mover trike. Like a decent one...

I'd love to see a Mover trike. Like a decent one in real world environment not a scrap or old laying around one thats all junked.
Forum: Introductions
03-31-21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By NeedARealBike

Nice I used to ride around there a lot.

Nice I used to ride around there a lot.
03-31-21, 03:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,780
Posted By NeedARealBike

yeah you can tell by frame that itís not a real...

yeah you can tell by frame that itís not a real ebike but one of the many dangerous toy electric motorcycles skirting around the rules.
03-30-21, 06:06 PM
Replies: 8
Nbd
Views: 1,328
Posted By NeedARealBike

Have you ridden around the neighborhood yet

Have you ridden around the neighborhood yet
03-29-21, 10:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,654
Posted By NeedARealBike

Ah ok I found the map on the official site and...

Ah ok I found the map on the official site and even found a nice youtube Road Bike video showing the whole complete transit. Really useful for getting a feel of it with that power meter data. I'd...
03-29-21, 09:07 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,654
Posted By NeedARealBike

So where would you get in doing the PCH route...

So where would you get in doing the PCH route going from orange county to San Diego. I did it years ago and remember taking this "old coast highway" past san onofre nuclear plant and then dead ended...
03-29-21, 05:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,998
Posted By NeedARealBike

Could be too much electrolytes. I get the same...

Could be too much electrolytes. I get the same thing if I drink one of the big regular bottles of Gatorade if I haven't sweat much. I've gotten similar with other electrolyte type drinks. So I save...
03-27-21, 02:54 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,588
Posted By NeedARealBike

I really miss the green lane now. They removed it...

I really miss the green lane now. They removed it and replaced it with crummy little sharrows boxes in 2018. Suuuuucks.
02-25-21, 08:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,007
Posted By NeedARealBike

Yes having worked security before I found that...

Yes having worked security before I found that funny. I go into the gas station with a ski mask regularly during mid ride breaks and no one pays it any mind. Good way to keep my nose and ears from...
02-25-21, 08:31 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 15,363
Posted By NeedARealBike

yes I just hate being near public roads. America...

yes I just hate being near public roads. America is full of bad driver.
Forum: Touring
02-22-21, 01:25 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,692
Posted By NeedARealBike

Lot's of no shoulders, suddenly ending bike...

Lot's of no shoulders, suddenly ending bike lanes, and dangerous on/off ramp interstate junctions and a lot of i40 interstate riding when doing Bicycle route 66 from them. Arizona sucked @$$ the most...
Forum: Touring
02-22-21, 01:20 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,819
Posted By NeedARealBike

I mean if you're just wandering or know a lot of...

I mean if you're just wandering or know a lot of the major routes then you can actually guess from there and even estimates detours at times. I ride all over my state without any navigation at all....
02-22-21, 01:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,007
Posted By NeedARealBike

They always leave that little loophole because...

They always leave that little loophole because they can't actually enforce it and are just trying to generate good PR as politicians always do. Everything is essential and everyone is still out.
02-22-21, 01:13 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,998
Posted By NeedARealBike

Wine. Just like the OG early Tour De France...

Wine. Just like the OG early Tour De France riders did during the previous turn of the century. :bike2:
02-22-21, 01:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,600
Posted By NeedARealBike

My favorite place was Ruby's at the end of the...

My favorite place was Ruby's at the end of the pier in Seal Beach. Got a photo of it with my film camera a few months before it closed. Moved shortly after. Burned down a couple years later. Never...
Forum: Touring
02-20-21, 11:04 PM
Replies: 4,659
Views: 2,458,599
Posted By NeedARealBike

For sure. I imagine it would bottom out easier on...

For sure. I imagine it would bottom out easier on light bumps. What suspension fork did you upgrade to?
Forum: Touring
07-20-20, 01:49 AM
Replies: 4,659
Views: 2,458,599
Posted By NeedARealBike

I saw this one at the park the past Friday. ...

I saw this one at the park the past Friday.
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Trek 4400 with Longtail adapter...
04-25-19, 11:37 AM
Replies: 939
Views: 524,229
Posted By NeedARealBike

show your scanner radio setup oh lord autismo

show your scanner radio setup oh lord autismo
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