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Forum: Recumbent
05-18-22, 12:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 888
Posted By No Whey

Parts and all

AFAIK the only custom parts other than THE SEATS and this was very early on, would have been one of the Sturmey-Archer drum brakes, as one of them was customized by some guy in Holland or something...
11-16-11, 06:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,494
Posted By No Whey

Lined housing, and jagwire/QBP slick cables,...

Lined housing, and jagwire/QBP slick cables, salmon Kool Stop pads (continental or Eagle II I think).
After that long the cables and housing need replacement anyway.
That will improve your braking...
11-16-11, 06:20 PM
Replies: 14,795
Views: 3,598,679
Posted By No Whey

Lovely! Top tubes can be replaced.

Lovely! Top tubes can be replaced.
Replies: 14
Views: 1,497
Posted By No Whey

Oily is good. Not a real Team Pro - any...

Oily is good.


Not a real Team Pro - any other decals, on the forks or a tubing decal on the seat tube?
Could be one of the replica Team Pro bikes, similar to a Raleigh Competition, a good bike....
11-09-11, 03:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,417
Posted By No Whey

My new bike will have a kickstand plate.

My new bike will have a kickstand plate.
11-08-11, 08:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 882
Posted By No Whey

Garter clips. Works well with the 'cross...

Garter clips. Works well with the 'cross dressing too.
10-24-11, 02:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,594
Posted By No Whey

+1 Sadly, maybe with the exception of the...

+1

Sadly, maybe with the exception of the last bit, the behavior is all too common and accepted as almost normal for cyclists.

39:4-11 Audible Signal.
A bicycle must be equipped with a bell or...
10-24-11, 01:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,870
Posted By No Whey

Just a bidding war, I guess. Agreed. ...

Just a bidding war, I guess.


Agreed.

I got a pair of take-offs, still waiting to be mounted on something.
And I really like the pair shifting a wide-range 8-speed SRAM cluster.
10-22-11, 04:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,526
Posted By No Whey

Retrograding? I don't see how you are going...

Retrograding?

I don't see how you are going backwards with stuff currently in production that also fits the age of the bike.
Id' call it maintenance or upgrading depending on what was there.
...
10-13-11, 11:04 AM
Replies: 1,089
Views: 1,652,901
Posted By No Whey

Do you have time to write a reasoned response and...

Do you have time to write a reasoned response and send it to the paper? You should.
10-13-11, 09:51 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 7,412
Posted By No Whey

That and that it was a much larger constituency...

That and that it was a much larger constituency probably helped too.
Why back a proposition with very little public support?
People would rather compromise and point to the gains, rather than...
10-13-11, 09:42 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 12,508
Posted By No Whey

Right on red after stop. Go about 15-50...

Right on red after stop.
Go about 15-50 yards(traffic can hold one up), and execute a legal U-turn.
Back to intersection, right on red after stop.
This is only useful in rare circumstances with a...
10-12-11, 10:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,675
Posted By No Whey

http://www.bikeattorney.com/c_rowinsky5_affidavit....

http://www.bikeattorney.com/c_rowinsky5_affidavit.php

See #6.
10-10-11, 06:54 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,227
Posted By No Whey

They help to develop a high cadence, but pedaling...

They help to develop a high cadence, but pedaling circles is better achieved with one-leg drills and other practice.
I find fixed gear makes me pedal squares as the momentum carries my feet, not my...
10-08-11, 01:54 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 15,281
Posted By No Whey

Me too! Okay, that works sometimes. ...

Me too!



Okay, that works sometimes.
What about when they are reaching for something in the front seat, and at night before (or if) the light comes on when they pop the door?


I'm...
Forum: Commuting
10-08-11, 12:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 854
Posted By No Whey

Waterproof? Slightly oversized for adding...

Waterproof? Slightly oversized for adding another sock layer? and having wiggle room?
Fits into clips or Power Grips?
Black leather tends to show salt stains, but those can be removed with...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-11, 12:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,113
Posted By No Whey

What is the reason for the upgrade? Don't like...

What is the reason for the upgrade? Don't like your bike?

Your shop makes a greater profit margin on accessories and labor, so just keep spending there until you find the bike you love and that...
Forum: Commuting
10-07-11, 10:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,095
Posted By No Whey

Like my Nokians, but because of the swift...

Like my Nokians, but because of the swift transition at the edge of the knobs, they handle somewhat poorly on dry pavement.
If you are used to a squarish profile of knobby tires, then you won't have...
10-07-11, 10:23 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 6,831
Posted By No Whey

Undue delay I think is 2-5 seconds (or less) for...

Undue delay I think is 2-5 seconds (or less) for drivers these days, reasonably free passage *to me* allows slowing down, waiting, and passing carefully when safe to do so. Not the case for others....
10-06-11, 02:05 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 14,507
Posted By No Whey

My apologies for the bad link. ...

My apologies for the bad link.
http://www.nhtsa.gov/people/injury/pedbimot/bike/bicycle_safety/goal2.htm
Strategy 3, which may be an inaction item, I don't know.

Considering that education is...
10-05-11, 07:23 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 14,507
Posted By No Whey

Thank you for correcting me. I used "VC-type"...

Thank you for correcting me. I used "VC-type" presuming it would not be exactly your program and I was incorrectly separating "education" as off-bike training.

They can claim improved safety on...
10-05-11, 02:24 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,274
Posted By No Whey

http://www.zzipper.com/ Graeme Obree is a...

http://www.zzipper.com/

Graeme Obree is a fan of 'em.
10-05-11, 01:56 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 14,507
Posted By No Whey

For what it's worth, it kept me cycling,...

For what it's worth, it kept me cycling, encouraged more cycling, and got me to encourage more people to cycle and even dabble in advocacy. Much better range of abilities because of VC. Serves me...
10-05-11, 10:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 619
Posted By No Whey

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hampshire-151...

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hampshire-15166546

And in the UK this is a simple short NORMAL news story.
Odd news? Old news, maybe. At least they are enforcing there in Hampshire.
...
10-05-11, 10:07 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,769
Posted By No Whey

Back OT... Anyway, I would hope he'll have...

Back OT...
Anyway, I would hope he'll have charges dismissed but it involves the inconveniences of going to court.

I suppose they are doing this in rush hour for maximum influence on commuters...
10-04-11, 08:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,769
Posted By No Whey

Thanks, prathman, I knew I should have looked it...

Thanks, prathman, I knew I should have looked it up and not trusted a cyclist advocacy site to get it right.
10-04-11, 08:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,769
Posted By No Whey

Suggesting (note, merely a suggestion) it is...

Suggesting (note, merely a suggestion) it is possible to be considered reckless (primarily to the cyclist) , particularly by a judge or police officer if one cycles when you can't see roadway...
10-04-11, 05:17 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,442
Posted By No Whey

You're merely an easy target, kids in school...

You're merely an easy target, kids in school buses often if not always do mean things to other people, because they won't get caught and are passing on the teasing and bullying they got from...
10-04-11, 04:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,769
Posted By No Whey

Because you had a reason to not use it, such as...

Because you had a reason to not use it, such as preparing for a turn, or to avoid a hazard.
It can also be argued that you should not have been riding in the rainy dark at all when you couldn't...
10-03-11, 04:27 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,710
Posted By No Whey

I love Quick-Glo (http://www.quick-glo.com/) for...

I love Quick-Glo (http://www.quick-glo.com/) for rusty chrome.
And a little goes a long way.
10-03-11, 04:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,475
Posted By No Whey

Get some Panaracer Randonnee (Col de Vie) tires,...

Get some Panaracer Randonnee (Col de Vie) tires, you'll love them!
J&B Importers usually carries them in 590.
They aren't too expensive and they will definitely improve the ride.
For something...
09-29-11, 08:31 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,306
Posted By No Whey

+1

+1
09-26-11, 09:07 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,046
Posted By No Whey

Different opinion here, forgiveness granted. If...

Different opinion here, forgiveness granted.
If the alternative is electrical tape or worse, some logo-emblazoned tape, then that's not better than twine IMHO.

What did you use on the Frejus? ...
Forum: Northeast
09-22-11, 10:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,008
Posted By No Whey

That's good news. Thank you for your efforts,...

That's good news.
Thank you for your efforts, and it is good to get police familiar with the advocate cycling population in a less confrontational event.
I've always liked the few times I've used...
Replies: 4
Views: 2,248
Posted By No Whey

That's why I'm 2.5 donuts ahead of you. I...

That's why I'm 2.5 donuts ahead of you.

I have a '74 frame just waiting for when I want another fixed-gear or single-speed commuter that can fit winter tires. I really like these bikes for making...
09-19-11, 06:57 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,361
Posted By No Whey

Agreed, but it reduces their effectiveness as...

Agreed, but it reduces their effectiveness as transportation facilities for cycling.
Just don't call them that and I'm happy.
Declare them recreational paths (not specifically cycling...
09-17-11, 09:09 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,141
Posted By No Whey

Excess use of horn with the dogs, ATMO. ...

Excess use of horn with the dogs, ATMO.
Possibly illegal use of horn, depending on state law.
I had one, got rid of it because I started using it excessively and expressively as many motorists do....
09-17-11, 08:45 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 15,053
Posted By No Whey

IME, they just collect tickets and have...

IME, they just collect tickets and have management pay them.
09-17-11, 08:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,181
Posted By No Whey

Right you are, mea culpa . All cager-ragers...

Right you are, mea culpa .
All cager-ragers look the same to me.
09-16-11, 10:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,181
Posted By No Whey

Thread started by the videographer: ...

Thread started by the videographer:
http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/768485-my-helmet-cam-video-got-me-on-the-local-news
09-16-11, 12:33 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-11, 10:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,963
Posted By No Whey

As said, for tightening, the bolt usually runs...

As said, for tightening, the bolt usually runs through a rubber or soft plastic plug (inside the end of the bar) drawing a nut (on the other end) together.
That will radially expand the plug and...
09-13-11, 10:33 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,437
Posted By No Whey

OR the LEO thinks it is a violation of a state...

OR the LEO thinks it is a violation of a state wiretapping law and hauls the cyclist in.
But I think overall they document poor behavior, good behavior, license plate and vehicle info and are...
09-12-11, 09:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,436
Posted By No Whey

Back vertical part of rear fender - red-and-white...

Back vertical part of rear fender - red-and-white truck "conspicuity tape" from an auto parts store, and also found at farm supply stores. I used mostly the red part. Seems to work better than a...
09-10-11, 11:48 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 81,317
Posted By No Whey

Excellent work!

Excellent work!
09-09-11, 05:49 PM
Replies: 730
Views: 81,019
Posted By No Whey

+1 And developing independence, supporting...

+1

And developing independence, supporting the freedom of travel, and building self-sufficiency ought to be encouraged in our children, no?
It's a great talk radio topic because it generates...
09-09-11, 05:46 PM
Replies: 730
Views: 81,019
Posted By No Whey

Thanks, I was catching up on the thread and...

Thanks, I was catching up on the thread and hadn't seen Uber's withdrawal.

Two questions:

The girl was riding last spring, yes?
So, nobody brought this up then.
Perhaps it is a problem...
09-09-11, 02:51 PM
Replies: 730
Views: 81,019
Posted By No Whey

[Edited by Admin] Please note post #600. ...

[Edited by Admin]

Please note post #600. Thank you.
09-08-11, 12:42 PM
Replies: 730
Views: 81,019
Posted By No Whey

I'll take a guess that this was when she passed a...

I'll take a guess that this was when she passed a *parked* cruiser and a *parked* school bus on the left.
Like any normal vehicle operator would do.
I don't think there's a centerline, but that...
09-05-11, 10:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 530
Posted By No Whey

I did misread your post. But... I thought that...

I did misread your post.
But... I thought that was inherent in the name of the ride.
It was the part about PC stooges that I didn't quite grasp.
Don't expect people to be perfect? Yeah, you...
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