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11-18-17, 12:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 689
Posted By philski

e-rad (bafang) 8FUN power harness pinout

Folks,

It looks like the power harness on the e-rad (bafang) 8FUN has two large pins for power and three smaller pins. Does anyone know the usage of those smaller pins?

thank you

philip
11-10-17, 03:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 537
Posted By philski

Interesting, thanks. Not sure why there are 2...

Interesting, thanks. Not sure why there are 2 opposite the disc brake though - that is what threw me off.
11-10-17, 02:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 537
Posted By philski

unidentified bolts in fork

Hey guys, I picked up a Specialized Cross Disc off of craigslist recently and I'm curious can anyone tell me what the following bolts are for? Red arrows are bolts on the fork opposite the disc...
01-21-14, 09:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 326
Posted By philski

Two-cable IGH spring return a viable option?

Refer to the diagram below. For a NuVinci n360 you have two shifting cables, the underdrive and overdrive. It seems to be it is possible to use a spring or counterweight to pull the underdrive and...
01-18-14, 02:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,708
Posted By philski

I was able to dig up an adjustable stem adapter...

I was able to dig up an adjustable stem adapter from my recumbent days, should do the job for mounting the grip shift at least temporarily.
Next step is building the wheel. And then seeing about...
01-16-14, 07:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,708
Posted By philski

Not so much the tube, but the integrated...

Not so much the tube, but the integrated assembly....
01-16-14, 06:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,708
Posted By philski

Anyone know where to get a stub tube like this? ...

Anyone know where to get a stub tube like this?
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01-16-14, 05:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,708
Posted By philski

Hey guys thanks for the extended suggestions!...

Hey guys thanks for the extended suggestions! been busy with work and forgot to check the thread. Going to start with a bar end clamped to the steerer tube or on the handlebars near the steerer tube,...
12-30-13, 08:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,708
Posted By philski

Cool. Thanks! I will give those a look.

Cool. Thanks! I will give those a look.
12-29-13, 03:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,708
Posted By philski

Yes mother :) No sense in arguing... Good...

Yes mother :)

No sense in arguing... Good day sir.

Anyone else with constructive solutions: alternate bar configurations, shifting configurations, etc are welcome. My wrists are most...
12-29-13, 01:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,708
Posted By philski

Devils advocate: bar ends? Affixed with a bolt. ...

Devils advocate: bar ends? Affixed with a bolt.
J-bars? Multiple bars welded in place

http://fcdn.mtbr.com/attachments/29er-components/460481d1244033551-titec-j-bars-small-jones-h-bar.jpg

I...
12-29-13, 11:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,708
Posted By philski

They are Nashbar trekking bar with the flats...

They are Nashbar trekking bar with the flats removed! Angle grinder and sanding block. Gives me the stretch of bullhorns while still offering multiple hand positions at non-orthogonal angles. I've...
12-29-13, 08:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,708
Posted By philski

Fietsbob: To be clear, see the attached...

Fietsbob:

To be clear, see the attached picture. I want the grip shift there as it is my default braking position.

Could you so at show me a picture of your setup?

Philip

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12-28-13, 11:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,708
Posted By philski

nuvinci n360 grip shift on trekking bars?

The n360 grip shift is a single slide on unit which works fine on flat bars, however for my style of riding bullhorns of trekking bars are preferable... Is there any way to get the shifter on the...
Forum: Touring
12-16-13, 10:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 999
Posted By philski

Thanks everyone for your replies and suggestions!...

Thanks everyone for your replies and suggestions!


Interesting. This tablet has no connector for an external antenna. But it works pretty well - I can get a reliable fix inside my house. Not...
Forum: Touring
12-14-13, 05:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 999
Posted By philski

I specifically bought one with a GPS chip (evga...

I specifically bought one with a GPS chip (evga tegra note 3). Thanks for the MapWithMe suggestion - I'm evaluating a couple different options and I'll add that one to the mix.

I have a dynohub...
Forum: Touring
12-14-13, 05:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 999
Posted By philski

Like I said in the OP, " I don't forsee using it...

Like I said in the OP, " I don't forsee using it while on the road other than to check a cue sheet or maps " ... and I'm a bikecamper, but some cached maps, a cue sheet and notes come in handy. And...
Forum: Touring
12-14-13, 03:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 999
Posted By philski

Tablet in a handlebar pack?

I have a 7" tablet and looking to take it bikepacking. I don't forsee using it while on the road other than to check a cue sheet or maps (or grabbing it to take a picture / video / etc) but I could...
08-09-12, 07:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,219
Posted By philski

Shimano XTR rear derailleur cage broke

The inner plate on my RD-M952-SGS (Shimano XTR) broke.

I can't seem to find an inner plate for the life of me (Part: "y-5tp-10200")

I was reading that XTR cages are interchangeable is this...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-11-12, 10:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,038
Posted By philski

Yup, trying to keep a classic bike classic......

Yup, trying to keep a classic bike classic... thanks, the Kenda looks like a winner.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-07-12, 12:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,038
Posted By philski

20" gum wall tires, low to no tread, source?

I have a "Hyda-Bike" and the tires are shot, and I'm having trouble finding a 20" replacement with gum walls. Preferably low to no tread for city use.

Anyone know where I could find some?

Thank...
03-15-12, 12:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,380
Posted By philski

Interesting idea, thanks! The back light is very...

Interesting idea, thanks! The back light is very flat I don't think I could fit a flashlight unit inside. But it is something to think about, with all the cheap knockoff Chinese torch lites you can...
03-15-12, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,380
Posted By philski

This is an old school bike lamp set they use the...

This is an old school bike lamp set they use the traditional bayonet bulbs.

I have a LiPo charger. I'm fairly familiar with them, using them in RC helicopters and planes.

I'm avoiding...
03-14-12, 11:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,380
Posted By philski

RC hobby cutoff regulators are real cheap. The...

RC hobby cutoff regulators are real cheap. The voltage regulator, yeah, I was trying to avoid it. But thanks.

philip
03-14-12, 07:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,948
Posted By philski

KI4VUP. Not very active due to other obligations....

KI4VUP. Not very active due to other obligations. Used to run 2M on my recumbent bike but no longer, I stick with HF in the shack.

White and nerdy.
03-14-12, 07:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,380
Posted By philski

power older 6v head/tail lamps with 7.4V LiPo?

I have an older bike with the classic headlamp/taillamp/generator operating at 6V. It works but the generator is a huge drag and going up hills I sometime lose light. I'm thinking about using a 2S...
12-17-11, 04:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,356
Posted By philski

Difference between Shimano dh-3d30 and dh-3n72 dynohubs?

Does anyone know the difference between Shimano dh-3d30 and dh-3n72 dynohubs? Google was not very useful.

I presume the DH-3D30 was an earlier generation model and I believe the DH-3N72 is...
08-08-11, 01:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,921
Posted By philski

I am fixing up an older bike with older lamps. I...

I am fixing up an older bike with older lamps. I would like to keep the vintage look. Thanks, anyways...

philski
08-08-11, 10:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,921
Posted By philski

That's the question I came to ask :) that,...

That's the question I came to ask :)

that, and where do you get a 6V 0.6W bulb? Walmart only had 2.2V and 4.4V bulbs... bike shop didn't carry bulbs.

philip
08-08-11, 07:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,921
Posted By philski

old bottle generators and lamps

I have an older bottle generator and a headlamp/taillamp.

The tail lamp has no bulb; the headlamp has a bulb and works great.

My question being what is the typical voltage for forward/aft...
07-25-11, 07:11 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,265
Posted By philski

Exactly. Government regulation does no good....

Exactly. Government regulation does no good. Thanks for the acknowledgement! :)
07-25-11, 07:09 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,265
Posted By philski

You are presuming in this post production will...

You are presuming in this post production will fall due to depletion. This is peak oil.
However what if we find a more economical energy source before depletion? Then there is no peak oil, as we...
07-25-11, 07:08 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,265
Posted By philski

Its only economical because of the subsidies.

Its only economical because of the subsidies.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-11, 06:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,131
Posted By philski

"Liberty Sports" were the brand carried by my...

"Liberty Sports" were the brand carried by my optometrist. The model, oddly enough "Biker". They come with a strap and holes in the frame to clip the strap on (metal hooks) but I never need them....
07-22-11, 06:35 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,693
Posted By philski

We lived without power for a week in late April...

We lived without power for a week in late April after F5's ripped through Alabama. However given the power I'd much prefer my house to be 75 and low humidity than 95 and 100% humidity.
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I've also...
07-22-11, 06:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,239
Posted By philski

Amen.

Amen.
07-22-11, 06:24 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,265
Posted By philski

Except every ear of corn put to Ethanol...

Except every ear of corn put to Ethanol production is an ear of corn that cannot be eaten. Subsidized ethanol production in the US is leading to higher food prices worldwide. We export 2 million...
07-22-11, 06:21 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,265
Posted By philski

No because there are billions of barrels of oil...

No because there are billions of barrels of oil in shales and sands which have been known about for a long time but not pursued because they are more expensive to get at than current oil reservoirs....
07-22-11, 06:19 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,265
Posted By philski

You are interpreting peak oil as peak...

You are interpreting peak oil as peak CONSUMPTION. Generally when we speak of peak oil, we are talking about PRODUCTION; that is, production which cannot keep up with demand because output has peaked.
Forum: Commuting
07-22-11, 06:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 16,591
Posted By philski

I prefer boxers over boxer briefs and I don't...

I prefer boxers over boxer briefs and I don't have problems with them creeping up my legs on the commute. Or maybe I am just lucky.
07-21-11, 06:48 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,265
Posted By philski

I finally caved and bought my wife an iPod Touch....

I finally caved and bought my wife an iPod Touch. First Apple product in our household. I avoid Apple like the plague :)
07-21-11, 06:46 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,265
Posted By philski

Here is a video by Dr. Muller, a global warming...

Here is a video by Dr. Muller, a global warming advocate. He, in my opinion, is intellectually honest and rakes the IPCC over the coals and admits if there is a 2% error on cloud cover models that...
07-20-11, 06:54 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,265
Posted By philski

See below. Your ascertation of doubling every 10...

See below. Your ascertation of doubling every 10 years is wrong. It is more like 2% average over the past 40 years. Which makes the exponent 1.005...


Unfortunately for you, the facts disagree. ...
07-20-11, 06:46 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,265
Posted By philski

Again with the assumptions. I spent several years...

Again with the assumptions. I spent several years working 250+ hours/year with the mentally handicapped and mentally challenged as a volunteer. It was very inspirational and I learned they don't need...
07-19-11, 08:05 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,265
Posted By philski

You know what they say about assumptions. I'm 29...

You know what they say about assumptions. I'm 29 with a wife and young kids. I have never ridden competitively. I have not owned a new bike since I was six years old. Tying into the other thread...
07-19-11, 07:50 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,265
Posted By philski

Everyone has a choice. If you believe and have a...

Everyone has a choice. If you believe and have a fire in your belly to do something, you will do it. The problem is we have a lot of whiners nowadays that expect everything to get handed to them on a...
07-19-11, 07:42 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,265
Posted By philski

My personal, only semi-educated-opinion, is that...

My personal, only semi-educated-opinion, is that there are demonstrable reserves which could keep us going for several hundred if not a thousand years even following exponentially increasing demands....
07-19-11, 07:36 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,265
Posted By philski

6 and 4. OMG it's the "think of the...

6 and 4.



OMG it's the "think of the children" argument! I've never heard that one before!

My kids and I ride several times a week in the summer, and every night in the spring/fall within a...
Forum: Commuting
07-19-11, 07:25 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,719
Posted By philski

Did you fabricate this or did it come with the...

Did you fabricate this or did it come with the bike? Looks awesome!
07-15-11, 07:40 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,265
Posted By philski

I don't hear people talking about "Peak Sun". The...

I don't hear people talking about "Peak Sun". The evidence is out there for all to see. We all know the Sun is a non-renewable resource and it eventually becomes less available ...
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