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12-25-13, 04:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,543
Posted By tim24k

Dahon made one called the Smooth Hound. I own...

Dahon made one called the Smooth Hound. I own one. The early one didn't fold and didn't come with fenders, that is the one you want. It had front suspension. Very nice bike to bad they no longer make...
12-25-13, 06:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,270
Posted By tim24k

I've always like the look of the 2010 Felt from...

I've always like the look of the 2010 Felt from New Belgium Brewing bike. What don't you like about it? I own a 2011 Felt from New Belgium Brewing cruiser that I really like. But it have the rack in...
12-18-13, 03:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,270
Posted By tim24k

What kind of bike are you getting? I see your...

What kind of bike are you getting? I see your wife has an Electra Townie 7D. My wife likes her Electra Sparker the best.
Forum: Commuting
12-16-13, 02:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,309
Posted By tim24k

+1

+1
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-26-13, 12:56 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,396
Posted By tim24k

If I could only have one bike it would be my...

If I could only have one bike it would be my Dahon Speed TR 24 to bad Dahon no longer has it in their line-up. :-(
11-26-13, 12:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,964
Posted By tim24k

Walmart fat bike single speed $199.00...

Walmart fat bike single speed $199.00...
Forum: Commuting
11-24-13, 06:21 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,907
Posted By tim24k

+1

+1
11-24-13, 05:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,061
Posted By tim24k

I never pay more 1/2 of what the bike cost new. ...

I never pay more 1/2 of what the bike cost new.

I love to find a bike from some rich person that lives on a very steep hill that over looks the city. Many times they ride it once down the hill...
11-23-13, 02:17 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,642
Posted By tim24k

I ride both bicycles and motorcycles. Yep I love...

I ride both bicycles and motorcycles. Yep I love to ride anything with two or three wheels. So I'd say I'm am a bike rider.
11-20-13, 05:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,738
Posted By tim24k

+1

+1
11-05-13, 04:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,140
Posted By tim24k

At 35,187 posts when do you find time to ride?

At 35,187 posts when do you find time to ride?
11-05-13, 04:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,140
Posted By tim24k

Yep you can do that. But in the city I would...

Yep you can do that. But in the city I would rather have my attention on traffic not looking down to see if my petals are on the right side or not. Sorry, I found them to be just to clumsy for me. I...
11-05-13, 03:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,140
Posted By tim24k

I had a pair of them and I hated them. When I put...

I had a pair of them and I hated them. When I put my foot down on them they where always on the wrong side. I like these the best http://www.rei.com/product/705310/shimano-m540-spd-bike-pedals

Rei...
11-05-13, 03:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,782
Posted By tim24k

My wife and I own three Electras. The quality...

My wife and I own three Electras. The quality build is as good and in many ways much better than any Trek, Specialized, Felt, KHS, Globe, Surly, Santana, Bridgestone, Rivendell, or Easy Racer that I...
11-04-13, 07:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,252
Posted By tim24k

What did it cost you to build it?

What did it cost you to build it?
Forum: Commuting
11-04-13, 06:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,419
Posted By tim24k

Orbit panniers/bags are the best you can buy!...

Orbit panniers/bags are the best you can buy! Best and fastest/easiest on and off the bike.

Best rack, "gold standard" is and what I like best is Tubus but there are a lot of good racks out...
11-03-13, 07:31 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,180
Posted By tim24k

1)The escalating crime rate. I no longer feel...

1)The escalating crime rate. I no longer feel safe here.
2)High unemployed and getting worse. If you don't have a good job lined up already, good luck!
3)The high cost of living here and again...
11-03-13, 07:07 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,518
Posted By tim24k

No $40 off is nothing in my book for a bike I can...

No $40 off is nothing in my book for a bike I can buy new for $369.95. I never pay more then 1/2 the price of new for a used bike in like new condition. Think about it, if I buy a new bike I get a...
Forum: Commuting
11-03-13, 06:29 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 6,665
Posted By tim24k

spot on:thumb:

spot on:thumb:
Forum: Commuting
11-03-13, 06:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,885
Posted By tim24k

I like and have been running 1.5" on MT rims for...

I like and have been running 1.5" on MT rims for many years.
10-30-13, 04:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 979
Posted By tim24k

+1

+1
10-30-13, 04:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,252
Posted By tim24k

Why don't you just find a old used Burley kid...

Why don't you just find a old used Burley kid trailer off of Craigslist and convert it? I see them selling for around $40.00 or less all the time. You can hardly build it for that.
10-30-13, 04:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,776
Posted By tim24k

I keep my iphone in my Ortlieb waterproof...

I keep my iphone in my Ortlieb waterproof panniers and in a ziplock bag. I know this is a overkill but I live in the rainy NW. It is the first generation iphone so it's about five years old and still...
10-29-13, 09:19 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,179
Posted By tim24k

A Surly Big Dummy (we both have one each) and a...

A Surly Big Dummy (we both have one each) and a Burley cargo trailer if needed. :)
10-29-13, 03:34 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,179
Posted By tim24k

My wife and I do one trip a week to Winco and...

My wife and I do one trip a week to Winco and grow a beg garden every year. We just like to know where are food is coming from. We also do a lot of U-pick from the farm down the road.
10-29-13, 03:21 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,180
Posted By tim24k

The Portland area is getting bad also.:( I'm...

The Portland area is getting bad also.:( I'm thinking about moving to Green Valley, AZ or Hilo, HI.
10-29-13, 02:47 AM
10-29-13, 02:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,644
Posted By tim24k

I would go with in Electra. Trek has gotten out...

I would go with in Electra. Trek has gotten out of the cruiser market, no longer building, selling or supporting them. So if you had a frame issue you just might be stuck! :cry: Look around, I'm sure...
10-06-13, 06:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,497
Posted By tim24k

I own three Electra cruisers and they are very...

I own three Electra cruisers and they are very nice bikes. I'd buy the the Electra Delivery and always lock it up properly with a good U-lock. You only live once, so buy the bike you like that puts a...
09-25-13, 08:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 772
Posted By tim24k

I commute on mostly Kenda Kwest 100 psi tires. I...

I commute on mostly Kenda Kwest 100 psi tires. I get 5,000 miles plus out of them.
09-23-13, 06:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 481
Posted By tim24k

I would have a look on Craigslist. I found a nice...

I would have a look on Craigslist. I found a nice like new Globe Pilot with disc brakes for $300 that sold new for around $750. Or look at your LBS for their year end close outs.
09-23-13, 06:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,356
Posted By tim24k

+1 I would take it to your LBS and ask them....

+1
I would take it to your LBS and ask them. I'm a big guy also and I really love :love:Schwalbe Big Apple tires. I have them on five bikes and on a tandem as well. 2" and wider are really nice if...
09-23-13, 05:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,227
Posted By tim24k

For cheap commuting tires and I get 5,000 plus...

For cheap commuting tires and I get 5,000 plus miles out of them I use 1.5 wide Kenda Kwest 100 psi tires. For nice ridding tires I use 2.0 wide Schwalbe Big Apples.
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-23-13, 05:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,073
Posted By tim24k

The last wheel I had built at the LBS I asked...

The last wheel I had built at the LBS I asked for Ti spokes and they said NO NO, Ti spokes just don't hold up.
09-23-13, 05:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,945
Posted By tim24k

Nice tires.

Nice tires.
Forum: Commuting
09-23-13, 05:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,995
Posted By tim24k

About all I have these days are convertible pants...

About all I have these days are convertible pants I buy when they are on sale for 1/2 off or more.
09-22-13, 01:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 915
Posted By tim24k

Is this a good way to wash your bike. NO!...

Is this a good way to wash your bike.


NO! My wife would kill me.;)
09-22-13, 01:46 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,751
Posted By tim24k

Only in low 20 degree.

Only in low 20 degree.
Forum: Commuting
09-22-13, 01:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 905
Posted By tim24k

Yep cars, PUs, trucks, pedestrians, and cycles...

Yep cars, PUs, trucks, pedestrians, and cycles all run stop signs and lights. So you really have to watch it out there.
09-22-13, 01:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By tim24k

Have your LBS check the spoke tension also?

Have your LBS check the spoke tension also?
Forum: Commuting
09-22-13, 02:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 995
Posted By tim24k

+1

+1
Forum: Commuting
09-22-13, 02:12 AM
09-20-13, 04:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,121
Posted By tim24k

Does she come with the bike?:eek:

Does she come with the bike?:eek:
09-20-13, 04:00 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,719
Posted By tim24k

I have a number bikes mainly different kinds of...

I have a number bikes mainly different kinds of bikes. Cargo, hybrid, road, folding, recumbent, cruiser, single speed, tandem, and mini velo. And yes their is the beater or sacrificial cow I lock up...
09-20-13, 03:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,348
Posted By tim24k

+2

+2
09-20-13, 03:24 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,594
Posted By tim24k

Very sad story :( I still say ridding on the...

Very sad story :( I still say ridding on the road with the cars is safer 98% of the time. Around here drivers just not looking for you on the sidewalk. Or maybe I should say much less because alot...
09-19-13, 04:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,372
Posted By tim24k

I have a old Burley kids trailer I bought used...

I have a old Burley kids trailer I bought used some years ago, I paid $50 for it. Mostly now I just use my Surly Big Dummy.
09-19-13, 04:37 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 14,942
Posted By tim24k

Number One. I ride what I like to ride and don't...

Number One. I ride what I like to ride and don't really care what anybody thinks. I buy my rides for me and not for my neighbor or neighbors. If someone else like it fine, if not fine to, because I...
Forum: Commuting
09-19-13, 03:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,233
Posted By tim24k

I've had good luck with the cheap Kenda Kwest 100...

I've had good luck with the cheap Kenda Kwest 100 psi tires.:) They are long lasting about 5,000 to 6,000 miles is what I see out of them. I pay $15 to $20 a tire on line. They do get a little slick...
09-17-13, 03:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,707
Posted By tim24k

It was 60 degrees this morning on the way to work...

It was 60 degrees this morning on the way to work and wore cut-offs and short sleves, I found it to be a little on the hot side still. So I'd say 50-53 degrees before full legs on the pants and and...
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