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06-03-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,375
Posted By rollagain

This is what I ordered. ...

This is what I ordered.
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06-03-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,375
Posted By rollagain

The problem I encountered before wasn't with the...

The problem I encountered before wasn't with the length of the fender stays, it was that the eyelets weren't accessible due to the body of the disc brake being in the way. The spacers should take...
06-02-20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,375
Posted By rollagain

Thanks for that reference. I looked these up and...

Thanks for that reference. I looked these up and ordered a set. I've got a weird bike; it's a Day 6 Cyclone with discs, and the fender eyelets front and rear are forward of the brakes, so the...
06-01-20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 431
Posted By rollagain

If you're looking, here are a couple: ...

If you're looking, here are a couple:

Twofish Unlimited - Bicycle Accessory Fasteners (http://www.twofish.biz/bike.html)
05-27-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,970
Posted By rollagain

If you can model it in CAD, you could just send...

If you can model it in CAD, you could just send the file to somebody with a CNC mill and have them crank you out a couple, couldn't you?
05-27-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 955
Posted By rollagain

Nice! I like the clean looks.

Nice! I like the clean looks.
05-27-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,970
Posted By rollagain

But it IS the manufacturer's fault that you can't...

But it IS the manufacturer's fault that you can't get a replacement of a part that's designed to be sacrificed to save your derailleur (and maybe your wheel). They should be better about keeping a...
05-27-20, 03:33 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,970
Posted By rollagain

That isn't the same as real welding and it won't...

That isn't the same as real welding and it won't hold up under much stress.
05-27-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,970
Posted By rollagain

When you find a supply, order two. Or three. ...

When you find a supply, order two. Or three.

If I were you I'd be extremely PO'd that my one-year-old bike might be destined to become a single-speed for lack of a proprietary sacrificial part....
05-25-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 524
Posted By rollagain

I think I'll hit my favorite MUP on a weekday....

I think I'll hit my favorite MUP on a weekday. Either that or go out at about 10:00 p.m. when I can have the road mostly to myself (and use up some of the lighting equipment I've bought). People...
05-24-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,128
Posted By rollagain

I could imagine there being someone like this in...

I could imagine there being someone like this in every little village in under-developed territories that depend on bikes for transportation. Probably a lot of the work done without the benefit of...
05-23-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,128
Posted By rollagain

Pheonix, it is! Such an appropriate name. Had to...

Pheonix, it is! Such an appropriate name. Had to laugh at the "18 Speed" decal, though.

Good for another 100,000 miles, lol!
05-22-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 341
Posted By rollagain

Is this the bike? ...

Is this the bike?

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B06XXJKPHF?tag=duckduckgo-ffcm-20&linkCode=osi&th=1&psc=1

A big problem I see with it is no front brake--for going down those hills again--and no way...
05-21-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 944
Posted By rollagain

Colorful! I like that!

Colorful! I like that!
05-19-20, 10:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 406
Posted By rollagain

I didn't see Simcoe on the list; they must be out...

I didn't see Simcoe on the list; they must be out of business.
05-18-20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 737
Posted By rollagain

What ever happened to fanny-packs?

What ever happened to fanny-packs?
05-18-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,098
Posted By rollagain

Part of it has to be that the LBS has overhead...

Part of it has to be that the LBS has overhead operating costs that a private seller doesn't (rent, utilities, insurance, etc.). This just means it's costing them money by simply being in the...
05-16-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,857
Posted By rollagain

Kudos to the folks working on this, and I hope...

Kudos to the folks working on this, and I hope they're getting good results. There may be problems, though. As a kayaker paddling a rotomolded polyethylene boat, I've read plenty of web-posts...
05-15-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,862
Posted By rollagain

Baboon-butt, LOL!

Baboon-butt, LOL!
05-13-20, 12:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,120
Posted By rollagain

I'd say that's a crack, since it's emanating from...

I'd say that's a crack, since it's emanating from a hole and holes are stress-concentration points. That point on the frame is under a lot of stress, so if it is a crack it will spread. Send all your...
05-12-20, 09:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 752
Posted By rollagain

If comfort is the top priority, here you go--I...

If comfort is the top priority, here you go--I call mine the 'Buick' --

https://day6bikes.com/
05-12-20, 09:17 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,857
Posted By rollagain

See also, "harsh ride". Those wheels are almost...

See also, "harsh ride". Those wheels are almost identical to a great many wheelchair wheels (I worked in a wheelchair shop for 12 yrs). Nearly impossible to break, but give the ride comfort of cast...
05-04-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,681
Posted By rollagain

Twofish Unlimited - Bicycle Accessory Fasteners...

Twofish Unlimited - Bicycle Accessory Fasteners (http://www.twofish.biz/bike.html)
05-03-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,269
Posted By rollagain

If you don't find a way to pinch it shut around...

If you don't find a way to pinch it shut around the sides of your nose, it's useless and you might as well leave it at home.

That's a simple fix, though, and I use something similar (Buff headband...
05-02-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 993
Posted By rollagain

Given that you've got "ugly" hills around you,...

Given that you've got "ugly" hills around you, I'd drop that Brilliant L-Train (not A-train) because of its 7-speed hub. It'll have you standing up on the pedals a lot, and likely spinning out sooner...
04-22-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 514
Posted By rollagain

If you want a low-tech inexpensive variant on the...

If you want a low-tech inexpensive variant on the theme, there's this:

https://www.worksmancycles.com/lgg.html

Not as much cargo volume, but you can add a rear rack. Center of gravity looks...
04-20-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,321
Posted By rollagain

Yes, there's more to it, but you'll be fine doing...

Yes, there's more to it, but you'll be fine doing it that way. Say you're in the middle ring in front, going down a hill and you shift up until you spin out, then shift to the big ring in front....
04-19-20, 09:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 514
Posted By rollagain

Never seen one of those before. To me, that...

Never seen one of those before. To me, that doesn't look like the best solution; the center of gravity is pretty high for that cargo volume. For not much more length, you can get a much larger volume...
04-19-20, 09:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 859
Posted By rollagain

Yeah, it's the gnats that swarm in clouds. So far...

Yeah, it's the gnats that swarm in clouds. So far I've been lucky on my rides and see them in time; I just take a deep breath and squint a little and power through ... not had to take my own advice...
04-19-20, 04:08 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,256
Posted By rollagain

No first-aid kit? I always have that; it's a...

No first-aid kit? I always have that; it's a plastic bandaid box with a couple bandaids in it, little tube of tri-sporin ointment, a tiny knife, tweezers, a bunch of wet-wipes, and a couple...
04-19-20, 12:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 859
Posted By rollagain

My worry about those tiny insects is the...

My worry about those tiny insects is the possibility of inhaling one.

What about making a sort of bag out of black mosquito netting and just pulling it over your existing helmet?
04-19-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 655
Posted By rollagain

Just a question, but was the driver able to see...

Just a question, but was the driver able to see you in his rearview mirror(s)? If you were too close to the tailgate you were likely invisible unless the truck was equipped with a (working) backup...
04-19-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,242
Posted By rollagain

Congrats, and thanks for sharing this. Good...

Congrats, and thanks for sharing this. Good choice of bikes, too; you've got the gears for those hills. Now you have a new sport you can enjoy for the rest of your life.
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04-08-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By rollagain

I'm not made of money, and they're tiny. I can't...

I'm not made of money, and they're tiny. I can't remember the last time I saw someone charge so much for so little.
03-30-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,193
Posted By rollagain

Per their latest update, they still haven't even...

Per their latest update, they still haven't even produced a prototype of a production model, in four years. I don't see much of a future for this, even though it's needed to wean people off of...
03-30-20, 04:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 977
Posted By rollagain

Scroll down to "Product Details" on the Amazon...

Scroll down to "Product Details" on the Amazon page and you'll find a little button that asks "Would you like to tell us about a lower price?" Click that and follow the instructions.
03-29-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,109
Posted By rollagain

Plus one for the Wald basket set. They're really...

Plus one for the Wald basket set. They're really solid. I got the smaller one and it fit on my bike perfectly, which is rare as I understand it. They include a package of small hardware to jury-rig...
03-29-20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 481
Posted By rollagain

Have you inspected your rim strip?

Have you inspected your rim strip?
03-28-20, 10:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,112
Posted By rollagain

Of those three I'd go with the 8-speed internal...

Of those three I'd go with the 8-speed internal hub gear model. Just ride it and enjoy it; I doubt you'll find a better price for a bike with that hub gear. I've got one and it's nice, real smooth. I...
03-28-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 481
Posted By rollagain

That doesn't explain the new tube leaking, or the...

That doesn't explain the new tube leaking, or the old one holding air out of the tire. Beyond that, I got nuthin'.
03-25-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 583
Posted By rollagain

Now someone's going to steal your bike for the...

Now someone's going to steal your bike for the copper scrap. :lol:
03-23-20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,348
Posted By rollagain

Oh, I forgot to mention: getting these off the...

Oh, I forgot to mention: getting these off the rims requires a hacksaw.
03-22-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,348
Posted By rollagain

Here--again: ...

Here--again:

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/gloss_aa-l.html#airless

Tannus' Armour Inserts would be far better; they put a thick layer of material between the tire and tube, but still DO include...
02-27-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,839
Posted By rollagain

An early 1950s 24" Murray. Before I learned to...

An early 1950s 24" Murray. Before I learned to ride--when I was maybe four or five--my brother used to ride me around on the back fender. I got it from him when he moved up to a 26" second-hand...
02-25-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,913
Posted By rollagain

I read down about halfway through the first page...

I read down about halfway through the first page of this thread and decided to jump in, but I'm treating this "just one" as a TEOTWAWKI choice ... and mine is this

WorkCycles Gr8 (as city bike)...
02-23-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,319
Posted By rollagain

Think about sandals. I bought a pair of Tevas a...

Think about sandals. I bought a pair of Tevas a few years ago just to see what all the hype was about, and one day I thought I'd test them on the bike. I was really surprised how well they worked,...
02-23-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,263
Posted By rollagain

Coldest, for me, would be the winter of...

Coldest, for me, would be the winter of 2017/2018. The snow plow had pasted my mailbox and they wouldn't deliver to my door, so I had to go pick my mail up in town (a mile each way). I had this new...
02-19-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 918
Posted By rollagain

Yes. A very large one, right in the middle.

Yes. A very large one, right in the middle.
02-16-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 673
Posted By rollagain

Your 'deterioration' complaints are of the kind...

Your 'deterioration' complaints are of the kind normally prevented or repaired with a little maintenance. Use blue Loctite when replacing that fender bolt, and while you're at it, go over any other...
02-08-20, 10:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 340
Posted By rollagain

Sure looks like it.

Sure looks like it.
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