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09-16-18, 01:00 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,952
Posted By auldgeunquers

I just saw this earlier today too. The thing I...

I just saw this earlier today too. The thing I find most fascinating is the industrial scale of the counterfeiting. This kind of thing requires a whole assembly line. Of course, they could just make...
Forum: Commuting
09-16-18, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 713
Posted By auldgeunquers

Batman always has the coolest stuff! :lol:

Batman always has the coolest stuff! :lol:
05-23-17, 10:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,078
Posted By auldgeunquers

I'd have to agree. There's a lot of good choices...

I'd have to agree. There's a lot of good choices from a lot of different brands. For my money I'd be first concerned first with the service, both in purchasing and maintenance, at the shop you buy...
05-23-17, 10:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,773
Posted By auldgeunquers

Right on! Great accomplishment. Keep up the good...

Right on! Great accomplishment. Keep up the good work. Don't lose track of the fun.
Forum: Touring
01-13-17, 08:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 678
Posted By auldgeunquers

I think I understand your problem - Would this...

I think I understand your problem - Would this help?
...
09-29-16, 08:54 PM
Replies: 20,532
Views: 3,580,272
Posted By auldgeunquers

IRONMAN bike by Huffy | mountain | Sault Ste....

IRONMAN bike by Huffy | mountain | Sault Ste. Marie | Kijiji (http://www.kijiji.ca/v-mountain-bike/sault-ste-marie/ironman-bike-by-huffy/1203939212?enableSearchNavigationFlag=true)

Waddaya think?
09-12-16, 07:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 818
Posted By auldgeunquers

Sturmey Archer also made and makes a two speed...

Sturmey Archer also made and makes a two speed kick shifted hub.
09-10-16, 10:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,151
Posted By auldgeunquers

Atomic Zombie is another source for some DIY bike...

Atomic Zombie is another source for some DIY bike plans. I'd love to make a couple of his designs one day.

AtomicZombie - DIY Recumbent Bike, Trike, and Chopper Plans...
07-19-16, 08:59 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,481
Posted By auldgeunquers

Just my 2 cents, but I have an old Japanese Boom...

Just my 2 cents, but I have an old Japanese Boom Bike from about 1970 with Diacompe centre pulls. The safety levers work well enough to lock the wheels if I want, but because there is some flex, they...
07-08-16, 07:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,109
Posted By auldgeunquers

If you are planning to cycle around the Great...

If you are planning to cycle around the Great Lakes using hwy 11, you will have completed a large portion of your trip without being anywhere near the lakes. That would be ironic.

17 is much more...
Forum: Touring
06-25-16, 05:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,790
Posted By auldgeunquers

In my experience, which is mostly from the...

In my experience, which is mostly from the commuter perspective, the trekking bars are the most comfortable everyday bars. Drops are better in a headwind, but the trekking bars are better than flats...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-16, 08:39 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,865
Posted By auldgeunquers

My entry Road bike is a 45 year old Japanese...

My entry Road bike is a 45 year old Japanese nothing special. But it does not make me feel inadequate - nor do the Suntour/Sugino/Diacomp/Nitto components.

No ... What makes me feel inadequate is...
05-21-16, 06:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,089
Posted By auldgeunquers

Welcome back to the world of bike! Not sure...

Welcome back to the world of bike!

Not sure what your LBS was trying to tell you - by me, your leg should be almost straight at the bottome of the pedal stroke with no rocking of your hips while...
05-19-16, 07:52 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,632
Posted By auldgeunquers

And how is it that simply sitting behind the...

And how is it that simply sitting behind the wheel of a modern police car does not qualify as distracted driving? Eh?

This regarding have now I long wondered about.
05-17-16, 11:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,589
Posted By auldgeunquers

Let's see ... reasons not to buy old Raleigh 3...

Let's see ... reasons not to buy old Raleigh 3 speeds ... hmmmmm ... Nope! I got nothing.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-16, 10:18 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,859
Posted By auldgeunquers

Make sure the brake cables are nice and snug. A...

Make sure the brake cables are nice and snug. A misaligned wheel rubbing the chain stay can be real depressing. Make sure the saddle's not too high so he can put both feet flat on the ground at a...
05-05-16, 04:04 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,986
Posted By auldgeunquers

And correct use of conjuntions. - Wait!...

And correct use of conjuntions.

- Wait! What? ... Dang!
05-05-16, 09:15 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,195
Posted By auldgeunquers

Well, this just painted my day blue. Sigh. ...

Well, this just painted my day blue. Sigh.

Now I need to go for a ride ...

'salright. Blues is good when blues is appropriate. Sad is right for tragedy.
05-04-16, 03:41 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,681
Posted By auldgeunquers

I, a hardy commuter, do scoff in your general...

I, a hardy commuter, do scoff in your general direction. Scof scoff scofff.

Respect though, for your ability to ride clockwise around roundabouts. That takes nerve!
05-03-16, 12:03 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,681
Posted By auldgeunquers

I ride. Year round. In any weather. As I keep...

I ride. Year round. In any weather. As I keep telling people - the thing that's worse than riding in this mess, is NOT riding in this mess.

I actually ENJOY riding in rain - as long as I am...
04-14-16, 04:11 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 12,414
Posted By auldgeunquers

Yes.

Yes.
04-07-16, 10:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,810
Posted By auldgeunquers

Maybe that's what's going on here - maybe the...

Maybe that's what's going on here - maybe the owner had the correct tool and still couldn't get the cotter pins out. Tantrum ensues.

This explaination have empathy with do I.
04-04-16, 07:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 934
Posted By auldgeunquers

They're at it again!

The Dutch (and Google) that is ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LSZPNwZex9s

... not sure how safe this would be though ...
04-02-16, 08:20 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,833
Posted By auldgeunquers

And since the Norwegians make no cars, the...

And since the Norwegians make no cars, the production of said cars will also produce no greenhouse gasses (in Norway). :rolleyes:

But really - knowing Norway - if any nation could make this work...
03-27-16, 04:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,053
Posted By auldgeunquers

What kind of brother won't arrange far a late...

What kind of brother won't arrange far a late arrival to facilitate your ride? Yeesh!

"15 minutes? C'mon, bro, gimme and hour at least. I'm all kitted up and ready to roll!"

But what do I know?...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-27-16, 04:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,578
Posted By auldgeunquers

Since your trailer attachment is using a nutted...

Since your trailer attachment is using a nutted solid axle as the connection point, I don't think your frame is involved in the stress of towing the trailer much at all. After all, it is though the...
Replies: 5
Views: 8,433
Posted By auldgeunquers

This is the largest commercially available...

This is the largest commercially available passenger trailer I know of.

Adult Size Bike Trailer (Special Needs) | Wike Bicycle Trailers - The Walk and Bike Company...
03-24-16, 10:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,166
Posted By auldgeunquers

I commute by bike AND drive a large commercial...

I commute by bike AND drive a large commercial vehicle while at work. I see this situation from both ends of the stick regularly.

If you can avoid riding into the sun, by delay or by re-routing,...
03-17-16, 08:57 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,410
Posted By auldgeunquers

I tend to collect strays - so there tends to be a...

I tend to collect strays - so there tends to be a lot of overlap in the cheap old MTB department - though if they stay with me long enough they tend to grow racks and fenders before I find them a...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-16, 08:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,715
Posted By auldgeunquers

I have the "All Canadian" wrap on on of my winter...

I have the "All Canadian" wrap on on of my winter bikes - hockey tape. 4 Layers of tape to give some cushion to it. Three layers of black 'cause it's cheap, and one layer of red to match the pedals....
03-16-16, 01:32 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,741
Posted By auldgeunquers

I think that there is a human element to the...

I think that there is a human element to the matter or safety for all that is not being discussed.

I think that a real step forward would be for most, if not all, people to have respect for the...
03-16-16, 12:35 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,741
Posted By auldgeunquers

How interesting is that! Hmmm...

How interesting is that! Hmmm...
03-16-16, 12:33 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,741
Posted By auldgeunquers

Yes ... but that does not mean it is not worth...

Yes ... but that does not mean it is not worth attempting.
Forum: Introductions
03-16-16, 12:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 342
Posted By auldgeunquers

Hi and welcome to Bike forums. A hybrid...

Hi and welcome to Bike forums.

A hybrid would be a good place to start if you do not yet know what kind of riding you want to do. Without knowing what you want to do, I don't know that anyone here...
03-14-16, 08:27 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,544
Posted By auldgeunquers

Like a Fred? Probably. But who cares? Not me....

Like a Fred? Probably. But who cares? Not me. Probably would never own one myself either - it would shred my rain cover in a season or so. I look for a helmet with no pointy bits.

I think it would...
Forum: Touring
02-18-16, 09:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,583
Posted By auldgeunquers

I think if you are going to ride in remote areas...

I think if you are going to ride in remote areas of South America, you would be best served to find out what wheel sizes are most common there, and if one size sticks our from the crowd as...
Forum: Foo
02-18-16, 09:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,637
Posted By auldgeunquers

Writing on a chromebook right now. Love it. It...

Writing on a chromebook right now. Love it. It has proven unfailingly reliable and fast at tasks. Starts and boots up FAST! Battery lasts all day normally.

It does rely on internet connection so...
02-07-16, 06:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,952
Posted By auldgeunquers

Motivation? Having a job works for me. I have to...

Motivation? Having a job works for me. I have to get there somehow, eh?

Days I go in the car ... meh!

Days I go on the bike ... OK! LET's GIT'R DONE!!

I think I have taken the car maybe 5...
01-22-16, 09:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,332
Posted By auldgeunquers

I have a friend and former colleague who has a...

I have a friend and former colleague who has a diagnossis of Aspergers. For him, music is a tool that aids social sitiations. He is one of those peoples who can pick up his guitar and seems to be...
01-09-16, 10:31 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,716
Posted By auldgeunquers

... as is Canada ... I am confused as to what you...

... as is Canada ... I am confused as to what you are trying to point out.
Forum: Touring
12-31-15, 08:39 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,109
Posted By auldgeunquers

If the saunas are cool, you're dong it wrong. :)

If the saunas are cool, you're dong it wrong. :)
Forum: Commuting
12-31-15, 08:28 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,101
Posted By auldgeunquers

Here, where I am at, the local council was...

Here, where I am at, the local council was scheduled to debate outlawing e-bike on the MUP but I don't know what resulted. I need to research that.

I am actually in favour of the use of pedelecs...
Forum: Commuting
12-31-15, 08:16 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,101
Posted By auldgeunquers

I can see this: gas, fire, and something is about...

I can see this: gas, fire, and something is about to break. KAWHOOSH!!
Forum: Commuting
12-31-15, 08:13 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,101
Posted By auldgeunquers

Yep. This. ALL of this. Remember the...

Yep. This. ALL of this.

Remember the definition of "maniac" : anyone going faster than you.

and "idiot" : anyone going slower ...
12-31-15, 12:14 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,716
Posted By auldgeunquers

Looks like fun. Unfortunately, here in Canada,...

Looks like fun. Unfortunately, here in Canada, there is much that the Netherlands enjoys which is simply not possible due to insufficient population density and underdeveloped hinterlands.
Forum: Europe
12-30-15, 11:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,326
Posted By auldgeunquers

Sorry - I got no opinion here pertinent to your...

Sorry - I got no opinion here pertinent to your question. I have driven through the German parts of your tour, but never been through by bike - the French portion in question I don't know at all. I...
12-30-15, 11:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,255
Posted By auldgeunquers

I use platforms without toe clips in winter, and...

I use platforms without toe clips in winter, and most often use standard "old man" rubber overshoes over good fitting leather sneakers, much like these ones:
...
12-30-15, 11:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,026
Posted By auldgeunquers

MMMMMM. Tacos. Good argument for fat tires?

MMMMMM. Tacos.

Good argument for fat tires?
Forum: Commuting
12-30-15, 12:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,512
Posted By auldgeunquers

My theoretical lower limit is -30 Celcius (about...

My theoretical lower limit is -30 Celcius (about -22 F) but I think that -25 is the coldest I have experience of - but I over dressed for that ride and had to open up some venting at the top of my...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-30-15, 11:29 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,289
Posted By auldgeunquers

When you say truck do you mean big truck? I...

When you say truck do you mean big truck? I carried along a folder when I was trucking, but mine was a 20" - I did not carry it in a side box, but it lived in front of the passenger seat in the cab...
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