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Forum: Folding Bikes
11-01-22, 05:00 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 15,121
Posted By joey buzzard

Congratulations, Paul! Hope you had fun...

Congratulations, Paul! Hope you had fun developing this idea. I'm glad you did it. New Origami animal in the stable!

Have you come to any firm decisions about production colours yet?

The rack...
09-08-22, 04:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 308
Posted By cranky old road

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PWcrkZR7PdU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PWcrkZR7PdU
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-25-22, 07:01 AM
08-04-22, 05:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,531
Posted By 70sSanO

Kenda Karvs were such a fun tire. Super light,...

Kenda Karvs were such a fun tire. Super light, no flat protection, and would wear by just looking at them, but fun. Almost like a mini Small Block 8.

John
07-08-22, 08:15 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,077
Posted By Mojo31

There is an easy solution for you - ebike. I...

There is an easy solution for you - ebike.

I get passed by old ladies casually pedaling ebikes all the time.
07-05-22, 10:55 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,413
Posted By prj71

I did a 65 mile ride on a rail trail this...

I did a 65 mile ride on a rail trail this weekend. 80%+ of the riders I went by were on e-bikes. Most were young enough that they could pedal. Not sure why they need an e-bike. Probably didn't...
07-05-22, 07:36 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,413
Posted By unterhausen

My spouse and I went on a 2 hour bike ride...

My spouse and I went on a 2 hour bike ride yesterday. She never would have done that ride with her acoustic bike, but with an ebike she knows she can put it in power mode if she has to. It has...
07-05-22, 12:26 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,413
Posted By AlgarveCycling

E-bikes have become extremely popular here in...

E-bikes have become extremely popular here in Europe. My wife has one, a Dutch-commuter type from KTM. It gets her around our hilly area for leisurely riding and basic shopping and she is very happy...
07-04-22, 11:10 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,413
Posted By 70sSanO

I plan to get an assist road bike one of these...

I plan to get an assist road bike one of these days. So far I’m okay with my gearing, but I know it is coming down the road, Lord willing I’m still able to ride down that road.

As they get closer...
07-04-22, 05:09 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,413
Posted By tempocyclist

They are probably not getting as good a "workout"...

They are probably not getting as good a "workout" as you, but perhaps that's not their goal. Maybe they simply want some fresh air? Or to get from A-to-B without sweating?

The way I see it, every...
06-29-22, 12:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 302
Posted By koala logs

That's a very huge wheel size! ...

That's a very huge wheel size!

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06-26-22, 12:07 PM
Replies: 7,771
Views: 2,720,654
Posted By JenGQ

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My favorite ride!
06-26-22, 05:15 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,004
Posted By BTinNYC

A very very tremendous goal! Many people are...

A very very tremendous goal! Many people are telling me this is so incredible, just think, 50 miles, so incredible! The radical loser cyclists could never do such a thing, right? They just destroy...
06-24-22, 10:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,004
Posted By downtube42

What's the quote - politics is like underwear,...

What's the quote - politics is like underwear, everyone has it but nobody wants to see it. Something like that.

But these days people intentionally walk around with their pants sagging below...
06-24-22, 10:27 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,004
Posted By OldTryGuy

I am 72 in a couple of weeks. It boggles my mind...

I am 72 in a couple of weeks. It boggles my mind why political opinion needed to be brought up in this thread. :foo: :bang:
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-23-22, 08:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 799
Posted By scottfsmith

Its not a bike, its a "quike" (four wheels)....

Its not a bike, its a "quike" (four wheels). Actually it is something called a Nordic cross-skate, it is like roller skis but with larger wheels. You attach one to each foot. The commercial ones come...
06-19-22, 10:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,729
Posted By big john

He said the best of us.

He said the best of us.
06-06-22, 04:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 313
Posted By delbiker1

There are riser bars with the correct sizing for...

There are riser bars with the correct sizing for bar ends. One handlebar of that size I really like is the Velo-Orange Porteur bar, comes in both 22.2 and 23.8. It may not have enough rise for you as...
06-06-22, 08:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 313
Posted By Germany_chris

Some risers have the correct diameter for barcons...

Some risers have the correct diameter for barcons but most don't..

IIRC Drop bars are 23.8 and and most flat bars are 22.2
06-03-22, 05:33 PM
Replies: 3,306
Views: 854,097
Posted By striker65

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10,000 miles purchased in April 2016. I'm 70 years old
05-31-22, 09:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,400
Posted By Charlie Ky

Lost 103 Lbs and not done yet

I'm an odd bird of sorts. 64 yo widower and very fortunate in many ways. My health is, according to my pcp, surprisingly good considering my history of poor diet and smoking. I met the covid thing...
05-31-22, 08:28 PM
Replies: 3,306
Views: 854,097
Posted By Oldguyonoldbike

I've posted this before, but I've been playing a...

I've posted this before, but I've been playing a game with myself to see how light I can make this rather heavy bike.It's down to 20.8 pounds as pictured (minus the water bottle) and that's where...
05-31-22, 12:44 PM
Replies: 3,306
Views: 854,097
Posted By xroadcharlie

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I bought this 2018 Giant Sedona comfort/adventure bike to replace an old...
05-31-22, 07:58 AM
Replies: 3,306
Views: 854,097
Posted By superdex

'Twas my 50th bday gift to myself: Obed GVR...

'Twas my 50th bday gift to myself: Obed GVR (https://obedbikes.com/collections/gvr)

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05-31-22, 07:48 AM
Replies: 3,306
Views: 854,097
Posted By locolobo13

Trek Marlin 5 my main ride ...

Trek Marlin 5 my main ride
http://i.imgur.com/ZzyLZzEl.jpg (https://imgur.com/ZzyLZzE)

Trek FX 7.1 my spare bike
http://i.imgur.com/6QkkVDll.jpg (https://imgur.com/6QkkVDl)

Both are great to...
05-30-22, 05:25 PM
Replies: 3,306
Views: 854,097
Posted By mackgoo

My wife's going to kill me, but I'll be riding...

My wife's going to kill me, but I'll be riding this in about a year....
05-29-22, 06:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,014
Posted By hokiefyd

1997 GT Vantara

I bought this off the local Facebook Marketplace from an older couple looking to get it out of their garage. Very typical for our area -- bought at a bike shop in the DC area, probably hung in the...
05-24-22, 01:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 221
Posted By dddd

Seems that I found the same model as non-fixie's...

Seems that I found the same model as non-fixie's at a local "Man Cave" thrift store.

It has working brakes and drivetrain!

I would like to know where it was made.
...
05-24-22, 10:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 221
Posted By non-fixie

Ow, nice! A dérailleur! And '5 vis' cranks! ...

Ow, nice! A dérailleur! And '5 vis' cranks!

Mine's only single speed, although in its defense, it has its brake cables routed correctly. ;)
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-23-22, 12:15 AM
Replies: 1,070
Views: 357,161
Posted By NortonH

Ordered my Nano! Been wanting this bike since it...

Ordered my Nano! Been wanting this bike since it came out. I’ve had a bunch of small and strange bikes over the years and I’m stoked to see these back in stock and at the lower price again. Not many...
05-21-22, 12:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 425
Posted By Bianchigirll

Do you have a link? Whether it is a good bike...

Do you have a link? Whether it is a good bike is up to the owner/user. Many here may poo poo stem shifters but they came on some OK bikes with partly ChroMo frames and alloy wheels. If it's good...
05-18-22, 08:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 631
Posted By Iride01

Some of your rims might have the ISO/ETRTO size...

Some of your rims might have the ISO/ETRTO size printed or stamped into them. Usually, as they do on tires they put it in the tiniest print size possible. It will be written as nnn x nn or sometimes...
05-18-22, 07:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 631
Posted By cyccommute

Depends on which 26” wheels you are talking...

Depends on which 26” wheels you are talking about. There are 7 different sizes that are called “twenty six inch” in our goofy tire sizing system. 26” mountain bike rims (mostly) have a 559mm bead...
05-16-22, 01:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 846
Posted By Digger Goreman

2018 Review:...

2018 Review: https://www.bmxonline.com/trek-antelope-800-review/

Mostly pluses, some minuses, "lowest quality" of Trek. Read the whole (short) review. Gives good context and qualifiers for the...
05-16-22, 07:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 846
Posted By Digger Goreman

I absolutely LOVE my '95 800 Sport and have been...

I absolutely LOVE my '95 800 Sport and have been cycling and commuting on it since Dec 2013.
...
05-15-22, 09:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,556
Posted By WGB

New stuff will stay and go higher, but if the...

New stuff will stay and go higher, but if the Craigslist thread is anything to go by there are some incredibly low prices out there on used bikes and gear. (Incredibly low compared to the past few...
05-14-22, 09:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 871
Posted By gobicycling

My wife, Nora, approaching her 85th birthday.

Nora, in her 85th year, riding the neighborhood with human power.
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05-09-22, 09:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 651
Posted By DorkDisk

Breezer is a good example of a small brand which...

Breezer is a good example of a small brand which many cyclists prefer over the big ones. Joe Breeze is a pioneer of MTBs and was always a "thinking man," his bikes show very thoughtful touches...
05-09-22, 04:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 710
Posted By irwin7638

Septuagenarian cycling

That was a mouthful just writing it down, but since I'm officially qualified to talk about it, I thought I'd try. Having seven decades behind me I really don't know what to say. Things don't...
05-07-22, 04:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 207
Posted By sweeks

I have a bike with a Nexus 8-speed hub that has...

I have a bike with a Nexus 8-speed hub that has almost 10,000 miles on it. I have serviced it about once a year, and it appears virtually un-worn. I am not sure about the differences, if any, between...
05-07-22, 11:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 207
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

One issue with that bike is the belt drive. The...

One issue with that bike is the belt drive. The belt's tension is a constant force on the hub's driver. Some IGHs were better at dealing with this added stress than others are. I don't know that...
05-06-22, 07:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 651
Posted By hokiefyd

I'm not very familiar with the Alfine hubs. I'd...

I'm not very familiar with the Alfine hubs. I'd like to try one, but I've never owned an internally geared bike. Unfortunately, I couldn't say whether an older hub like this is durable and worth...
05-06-22, 01:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 651
Posted By hokiefyd

From the looks of the photo from the listing,...

From the looks of the photo from the listing, it's probably a Breezer Greenway. I recently bought a very similar bike, a '97 GT Vantara "ladies model" with basically a straight "top tube" from the...
05-03-22, 09:11 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,702
Posted By ooga-booga

was never a cav fan but def was not happy when he...

was never a cav fan but def was not happy when he won the oscar for his dq of sagan in the tdf a few years back when he insisted on inserting himself into a space that was physically impossible in...
05-03-22, 07:27 PM
Replies: 7,771
Views: 2,720,654
Posted By ColonelSanders

I really like that colour, but now I am craving a...

I really like that colour, but now I am craving a cup of coffee. :thumb:
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-02-22, 09:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 799
Posted By scottfsmith

Lightest 16" wheel setup?

I don't have a folding bike but I am making something with 16" wheels which I want the lightest possible everything on. I have some 16" tubeless-compatible carbon wheels weighing 300g and I want to...
04-30-22, 06:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 510
Posted By fishboat

Here's the catalogs and spec manuals..it's all...

Here's the catalogs and spec manuals..it's all there

Trek, Fisher, Klein, Lemond bike catalogs, bicycle brochures (http://www.vintage-trek.com/trek-fisher-klein-lemond.htm)

Trek Bike Models by...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-24-22, 05:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 807
Posted By Tourist in MSN

You said $350, so I assume it is not this $300...

You said $350, so I assume it is not this $300 one.
https://janesville.craigslist.org/bik/d/janesville-raleigh-folder-bike/7475094321.html

I have not seen a Raleigh folder for years, can't...
04-22-22, 09:10 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,785
Posted By Chris Bamford

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Visalia, CA.

Ran when parked…
04-19-22, 10:54 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,919
Posted By Rdmonster69

I'm a young pup at 52 but share the sentiment. I...

I'm a young pup at 52 but share the sentiment. I carry a 185 average in my bowling league. Gonna bowl this summer for the first time. Keep racking up the miles .... I will too. Keeps my mind right.
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