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05-18-21, 08:16 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,676
Posted By Edward1066

The number 1 reason integral wheel locks aren't...

The number 1 reason integral wheel locks aren't more prevalent in the US, is the private ownership of pickup trucks and vans. In the Netherlands and across Europe, petrol is prohibitively expensive,...
05-17-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 284
Posted By Edward1066

Easy, you need a part made by Wald(the basket...

Easy, you need a part made by Wald(the basket people) . It's the #905 shim. Description:

Fits seat post or stem
Use to convert a 13/16" seat post to work on a frame that needs 7/8" (22.2mm)...
04-23-21, 10:49 AM
Replies: 761
Views: 184,207
Posted By Edward1066

Check the other pics, the flanged portion is to...

Check the other pics, the flanged portion is to the inside, they're GC-1's designed for swept back bars. Thanks for checking...
04-19-21, 08:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 708
Posted By Edward1066

Tadpole?

Tadpole?
Replies: 19
Views: 800
Posted By Edward1066

Welcome! It's a huge forum, with lot's of posts...

Welcome! It's a huge forum, with lot's of posts on a myriad of different subjects. Read some, reply to some, before you know it, you'll be at 10 posts.
04-19-21, 03:28 PM
Replies: 761
Views: 184,207
Posted By Edward1066

I'm really with how it rides. Wish it was one...

I'm really with how it rides. Wish it was one size larger, but those are extremely rare. Thanks!
04-19-21, 03:26 PM
Replies: 761
Views: 184,207
Posted By Edward1066

I think they're about right. Comfortable on a 6...

I think they're about right. Comfortable on a 6 hour ride this weekend.
04-13-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 761
Views: 184,207
Posted By Edward1066

Here's mine, an old 90's Hardrock Comp... ...

Here's mine, an old 90's Hardrock Comp...
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04-08-21, 04:22 PM
Replies: 826
Views: 110,838
Posted By Edward1066

Hey, George here, from the little island of...

Hey, George here, from the little island of Alameda. I ride bikes?!?! Road, mountain(not as much), used to race track. As a non driver(by choice), I ride everywhere I go. I do a lot of rides that...
04-01-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 367
Posted By Edward1066

It's the plastic bushing still attached to the...

It's the plastic bushing still attached to the shifter body I was speaking about. It has 4 possible orientations, but, only one correct.
03-31-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 367
Posted By Edward1066

Check to make sure the chrome plastic bushing is...

Check to make sure the chrome plastic bushing is installed correctly. After a handlebar swap once, mine would index 123, go friction 456, and then index the last three. Correct orientation of that...
03-30-21, 01:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By Edward1066

With an old unicrown 26" mtb fork... This is hot...

With an old unicrown 26" mtb fork... This is hot garbage...
03-27-21, 10:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,079
Posted By Edward1066

Brooks B-67 is my go to. The sprung models don't...

Brooks B-67 is my go to. The sprung models don't really have a break in period. They just work. That being said, it's just my opinion...
01-23-21, 07:59 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,858
Posted By Edward1066

Solid feeling, without being heavy. Confidence...

Solid feeling, without being heavy. Confidence inspiring off road and smooth, not twitchy on road. It's the perfect bike for me, the bike I always dreamed I'd ride when I got old. Guess I'm old...
01-22-21, 08:10 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,858
Posted By Edward1066

Tuesday afternoon donut ride... It's a 62cm...

Tuesday afternoon donut ride... It's a 62cm Rivendell Appaloosa....
12-31-20, 08:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,039
Posted By Edward1066

Ahhhh yes, looks like a well loved, highly...

Ahhhh yes, looks like a well loved, highly versatile bike! Kudos to you Sir!
12-29-20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,039
Posted By Edward1066

I'd love to behold it's full glory, if there was...

I'd love to behold it's full glory, if there was a pic of the entire bike... Oh, and the exposed crown race on the fork says something ain't right in mudville...
Just sayin.
12-08-20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 19,340
Posted By Edward1066

Here's mine, nothing special... ...

Here's mine, nothing special...
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10-25-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 746
Views: 441,875
Posted By Edward1066

Goes almost all the way to the top. Not the stock...

Goes almost all the way to the top. Not the stock fork though. Low trail fork from SOMAFAB. I wanted something that had double eyelets.
10-02-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 12,776
Posted By Edward1066

Says the person who has spent his life...

Says the person who has spent his life benefiting( intentionally or not) from 200+ years of free labor...
10-02-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 12,776
Posted By Edward1066

I'm happy to hear you don't see race....

I'm happy to hear you don't see race. Unfortunately, everybody else does. Must be nice, sitting on your Unicorn, on the balcony of your flying Castle, looking down on us uncivilized humans. Saying...
10-02-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 12,776
Posted By Edward1066

So was slavery, so is systemic racism. So is a...

So was slavery, so is systemic racism. So is a country benefiting from 200 years of slave labor, and only certain members of said society reaping those benefits...
10-02-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 12,776
Posted By Edward1066

Actually, it's heartfelt and a start. I have been...

Actually, it's heartfelt and a start. I have been helping them with it a little as a sounding board. And as a black cyclist, I for one am ok with an attempt at leveling the playing field a little.
09-09-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 33,685
Posted By Edward1066

My Rivendell Appaloosa gets the most comments......

My Rivendell Appaloosa gets the most comments... Everything from "Nice bike!" to that look, that says "Hmmmm, he...
08-31-20, 08:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,810
Posted By Edward1066

My partner and I ride from the Sacramento amtrak...

My partner and I ride from the Sacramento amtrak station to Yuba city every year. It's a flat 50 miles there. And as long as the headwind isn't to bad, an out and back would make a beautiful ride...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2,076
Views: 475,761
Posted By Edward1066

Mie aren't as jaw dropping as some, but they're...

Mie aren't as jaw dropping as some, but they're mine. And all of them were built from the frame up with my own hands......
08-16-20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,228
Posted By Edward1066

With a 130mm BCD you wont find many 50t...

With a 130mm BCD you wont find many 50t chainrings. Most compact cranks and 110bcd, leaves more space for machining rings, and the market would rather you purchased a new crank, rather than...
07-12-20, 02:10 AM
Replies: 17,387
Views: 1,882,908
Posted By Edward1066

Dunbarton bridge, Coyote Hills, Alameda Creek...

Dunbarton bridge, Coyote Hills, Alameda Creek trail... Long,beautiful day!
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07-11-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 380
Posted By Edward1066

The wheels and suspension fork(not frame) will...

The wheels and suspension fork(not frame) will work fine together... Until the fork fails catastrophically while your jumping a curb. The fork is a really inexpensive copy of a Rockshox fork. Don't...
07-07-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 933
Views: 484,459
Posted By Edward1066

mine, taking a friends bike in to the shop after...

mine, taking a friends bike in to the shop after a crash...
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07-07-20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 746
Views: 441,875
Posted By Edward1066

mine, basic, solid transportation.... ...

mine, basic, solid transportation....
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hey, it's paid for...
07-07-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,706
Posted By Edward1066

Chances are, the frame you got has vertical...

Chances are, the frame you got has vertical dropouts. There will be no easy way to tension your chain once you install the rear wheel into the frame. Chances are the rear end of the frame is spaced...
06-19-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,371
Posted By Edward1066

I use them on my Appaloosa. Simple and elegant,...

I use them on my Appaloosa. Simple and elegant, as long as you're ok with friction shifting, they're great. I run them with 9 spd XT. No issues, I've used them for 7 months so far. Pics to follow...
06-16-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,351
Posted By Edward1066

Think Surly Long Haul Trucker. It'll take wider...

Think Surly Long Haul Trucker. It'll take wider tires, comes stock with a triple, sturdy wheels and no quick release on the seatpost clamp. A solid bike, I've owned two and never had one fail me. I'm...
05-24-20, 09:05 PM
Replies: 761
Views: 184,207
Posted By Edward1066

here's mine, early 90's Specialized Hardrock...

here's mine, early 90's Specialized Hardrock Xtracycle FreeRadical conversion, gotta say, I love this thing. It's a Ford F-150 when I need it, and great for bike camping......
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-20, 09:05 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,733
Posted By Edward1066

I have a Banjo Brothers Canvas one.+/-'s. Pluses,...

I have a Banjo Brothers Canvas one.+/-'s. Pluses, it's huge, can easily carry "one more thing" always, water resistant, looks great(If you're into the aesthetic). Minuses, it's large enough that you...
05-20-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 2,923
Views: 705,728
Posted By Edward1066

My other "old man" bike... ...

My other "old man" bike...
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05-20-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 2,923
Views: 705,728
Posted By Edward1066

Thanks, it does the job!

Thanks, it does the job!
05-14-20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 491
Posted By Edward1066

They're housing/hose guides. At the non drive...

They're housing/hose guides. At the non drive side dropout, you can see where a disc brake could be installed on the frame. The guides allow you to run the housing from the last frame mounted stop,...
05-13-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 13,223
Posted By Edward1066

Noooooooooooooo!:notamused:

Noooooooooooooo!:notamused:
05-13-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 909
Posted By Edward1066

I've used Sun CR-18"s on every touring bike I...

I've used Sun CR-18"s on every touring bike I built over the last 15 years. Built right, they last forever and seem to hold their true better than most. Just anecdotal opinion, but I am 275lbs and...
Forum: Commuting
05-12-20, 07:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,916
Posted By Edward1066

Usually, seatpost only tilt one way, so rotating...

Usually, seatpost only tilt one way, so rotating it 180 degrees may leave it tilted up towards the sky.
05-11-20, 08:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 648
Posted By Edward1066

One word: Rivendell

One word: Rivendell
05-10-20, 08:50 PM
Replies: 2,923
Views: 705,728
Posted By Edward1066

I guess 52 is old. Here's my old man...

I guess 52 is old. Here's my old man Steanroller...
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05-10-20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 17,387
Views: 1,882,908
Posted By Edward1066

View from Alameda NAS... ...

View from Alameda NAS...
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Forum: Commuting
05-09-20, 08:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,916
Posted By Edward1066

With your description of symptoms, my first...

With your description of symptoms, my first suggestion would be to keep the saddle angle where you've got it. Brooks B-17's are optimal at 3-5 degrees up in the nose. Stops you from constantly...
05-09-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,513
Posted By Edward1066

It'll take you 10 postings before you can post a...

It'll take you 10 postings before you can post a picture. Welcome to Bike Forums!
05-09-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 36,479
Posted By Edward1066

Lighter, and the tubing has a little more give....

Lighter, and the tubing has a little more give. In all the right places.
05-07-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 1,093
Views: 117,202
Posted By Edward1066

Ride home, temporary interruption. Fruitvale...

Ride home, temporary interruption. Fruitvale Drawbridge, Oakland , Ca.
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Fruitvale...
05-07-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 36,479
Posted By Edward1066

I've owned two Long Haul Truckers, a 700c wheeled...

I've owned two Long Haul Truckers, a 700c wheeled 62cm and a 26" wheeled 60cm. Got really lucky and am doing some work for Rivendell. Ended up with an Appaloosa. Somethings about it are familiar, but...
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