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05-11-22, 06:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,287
Posted By Velogoth

You may be seeing people referencing much smaller...

You may be seeing people referencing much smaller road bike tires that can be pumped to above 100PSI (pounds per square inch of area). Bigger tires, like your 1.75's, have a LOT more surface area...
Forum: Commuting
05-09-22, 11:18 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,442
Posted By Velogoth

That's just, like, your opinion man.

That's just, like, your opinion man.
Forum: Commuting
05-09-22, 08:34 AM
Replies: 15,585
Views: 11,969,390
Posted By Velogoth

This is "The Mule", my commuter/"not afraid to...

This is "The Mule", my commuter/"not afraid to lock it up and leave it"/truck bike. Was a 1997 GT Arette that I picked up for $60 on Craigslist. I learned a lesson about "cheap" bikes though, since...
05-09-22, 06:32 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 72,510
Posted By Velogoth

Behold! Pallbearer, the goth clyde bike. Debadged...

Behold! Pallbearer, the goth clyde bike. Debadged Surly Straggler.

This is my year-round commuter/all-road/go-anywhere/soon-to-be light touring bike. The rear drive side spokes all started...
04-08-22, 07:48 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,479
Posted By Velogoth

Yes I do.

Yes I do.
04-08-22, 07:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,226
Posted By Velogoth

Congratulations kunoichi! I'm so glad you found a...

Congratulations kunoichi! I'm so glad you found a bicycle that fit and that you're out riding! I think you'll have a lot more fun on the bike than the trike.

Keep us posted. Those first rides...
03-29-22, 12:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,665
Posted By Velogoth

Bike co-ops are different from bike shops. Many...

Bike co-ops are different from bike shops. Many are volunteer based organizations dedicated to getting/keeping people on bikes. It might be worth seeing if there are any in the area, and what kind...
03-24-22, 12:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,838
Posted By Velogoth

This is the plan! I can't help but dream about...

This is the plan! I can't help but dream about what could be done with any bike. However, my true love is bikes that were excellent in their time but have been made obsolete solely due to the...
03-23-22, 12:50 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,838
Posted By Velogoth

I've heard good things about...

I've heard good things about www.mendoncyclesmith.com/ (https://www.mendoncyclesmith.com/). That's who I was going to contact.
03-23-22, 09:18 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,838
Posted By Velogoth

Haha! Fair enough. One person's treasure is...

Haha! Fair enough. One person's treasure is another person's trash.



Thanks Yuri! I think I'll try this approach. If I were to buy a mountain bike this is EXACTLY what I would be looking for....
03-22-22, 12:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,838
Posted By Velogoth

Epic dump find... now what do I do with it?

I was looking to snag a pair of v-brakes off of a bike at the dump for a project... and then I realized what the brakes I was looking at were attached to. This is a 1997 1998 Cannondale F2000 CAAD3....
03-17-22, 12:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,665
Posted By Velogoth

The issue was that the tires squished too much? ...

The issue was that the tires squished too much? That seems like an issue with tire pressure rather than some issue with the design of your trike.
03-17-22, 06:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,665
Posted By Velogoth

Hello and welcome! There's an advocacy group I...

Hello and welcome! There's an advocacy group I like that offers some tips for choosing bikes (and other gear) for heavy riders. Here's a link to their page on bike selection:...
03-15-22, 12:54 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,818
Posted By Velogoth

The seller didn't represent the bike as "recently...

The seller didn't represent the bike as "recently tuned" or "ready to ride". This issue was preventable by both seller and buyer. I'm ok with taking responsibility for not checking before riding....
03-15-22, 11:28 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,254
Posted By Velogoth

Here's a fairly recent review of the bike:...

Here's a fairly recent review of the bike: https://bikenewengland.com/2018/06/10/radial-gear-transmission/
03-15-22, 11:05 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,818
Posted By Velogoth

A wise response. Thanks.

A wise response. Thanks.
Forum: Introductions
03-15-22, 06:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 387
Posted By Velogoth

Practically!

Practically!
03-11-22, 07:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,485
Posted By Velogoth

Jeezum crow. 50 today and snow this weekend....

Jeezum crow. 50 today and snow this weekend. It's definitely March.
03-09-22, 08:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 581
Posted By Velogoth

I've always just assumed they hit orbital speed...

I've always just assumed they hit orbital speed and stay up there circling the earth forever, because I sure as hell have never had any luck finding missing half links.
03-08-22, 03:36 PM
Replies: 3,539
Views: 2,457,637
Posted By Velogoth

Hello all! 280lb, 6'1", 38 year old male rider...

Hello all! 280lb, 6'1", 38 year old male rider from New Hampshire, US here. I'm a stress eater, so I gained 100 lbs in college (305 max weight). After graduating I lost 105 lbs through changing...
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