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Forum: Great Lakes
05-02-19, 08:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 195
Posted By kuan

HereNT

It is with great sadness that I report the passing of HereNT.
http://www.citypages.com/news/the-fast-furious-life-of-mpls-bike-love-founder-jeremy-werst-ends-at-43/509332421
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07-04-15, 11:11 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,621
Posted By kuan

A car covers a distance of about 12 feet in one...

A car covers a distance of about 12 feet in one second if it accelerates from 0-60 in 12 seconds, assuming acceleration is constant of course. In first gear it probably covers more than 12 feet. ...
Forum: Foo
04-14-15, 01:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,794
Posted By kuan

How many drunks do you see each night?

How many drunks do you see each night?
Forum: Foo
04-04-15, 09:51 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 69,557
Posted By kuan

Ah Tom. I doubt you even knew how many people...

Ah Tom. I doubt you even knew how many people you've inspired.
Forum: Great Lakes
07-10-13, 03:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,095
Posted By kuan

If you are of FB there is a twincities bike...

If you are of FB there is a twincities bike buy/sell group:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/484338698280283/
06-28-13, 08:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,850
Posted By kuan

If each of your kids has a few kids and they all...

If each of your kids has a few kids and they all have bikes, you might become your own bike shop. :D
Forum: Touring
12-07-12, 06:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,237
Posted By kuan

I ordered two and they got here within a week. ...

I ordered two and they got here within a week. :) I must say as a Brooks rider that these are just as comfortable as a broken in Brooks. They're just not as handsome and not available in...
09-12-12, 09:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 856
Posted By kuan

It's a great bike. That bicycle changed my whole...

It's a great bike. That bicycle changed my whole perspective on cycling. I pulled a chariot for a week at a time with that bike and both the bike and chariot were fully loaded. The bike with...
09-12-12, 08:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,289
Posted By kuan

Bikesmith cranks

I visited http://www.bikesmithdesign.com/ today and call me impressed with his shop. If you need short cranks this guy is your man.
09-04-12, 10:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,163
Posted By kuan

I'll be darned! The markings are wrong on the...

I'll be darned! The markings are wrong on the tire! I measured it. It's a hair under 32mm. So it's not 1.125 inches wide, it's 1.25.
09-04-12, 09:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,163
Posted By kuan

Ah good point.

Ah good point.
09-04-12, 09:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,163
Posted By kuan

Is there a downside to stretching the tube? The...

Is there a downside to stretching the tube? The kid is maybe 60lbs. Maybe. So lower psi.
09-04-12, 08:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,163
Posted By kuan

Looking for an odd sized tube

I went to my LBS in search of tubes for a 32-507 tire. This is a Kenda SB8 also marked 24 x 1.125. The guys couldn't figure it out. The closest I can find on the Schwalbe site is the SV 9. It...
Forum: Touring
09-04-12, 06:55 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,204
Posted By kuan

And you don't need a "MTB." A solid steel frame...

And you don't need a "MTB." A solid steel frame adapted to your needs will be fine. I would go for a new steel frame and use framesaver unless you absolutely confident that a used frame has never...
Forum: Touring
09-01-12, 07:12 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,829
Posted By kuan

Definitely too wide for me as well. I have a MTB...

Definitely too wide for me as well. I have a MTB setup as a street bike but made the mistake of putting barend Ergons on it.
09-01-12, 07:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 735
Posted By kuan

Give the boy an extra large chocolate malt! :)

Give the boy an extra large chocolate malt! :)
09-01-12, 07:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,171
Posted By kuan

If you're just toolin' around town for fun,...

If you're just toolin' around town for fun, dressed up, no hills, then consider a Linus. It's old steel but still looks quite nice. You can accessorize until you're out of room and still have money...
Forum: Touring
08-29-12, 09:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,804
Posted By kuan

You might want to try a swept back bar. It might...

You might want to try a swept back bar. It might not be a straight up swap because of the cabling though.

I might try and restore the bike back to the way it was when you got it, sell it on...
07-11-12, 08:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 584
Posted By kuan

Sidecar?

http://minneapolis.craigslist.org/hnp/bik/3132318116.html :thumb:
07-07-12, 07:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 931
Posted By kuan

You can put a car seat in it. Been done before. ...

You can put a car seat in it. Been done before. But I wouldn't worry about it. The two naps a day go away fast, the one nap a day ends sooner than you'd like as well.
07-04-12, 02:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,615
Posted By kuan

:lol::lol::lol::lol:

:lol::lol::lol::lol:
07-02-12, 10:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,181
Posted By kuan

Ah that's because the handlebars are up higher. ...

Ah that's because the handlebars are up higher. More weight on your tush, less weight on your hands. I've also found that Ergonomic grips, like those made by Ergon, make a world of difference.
06-22-12, 06:57 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,217
Posted By kuan

If the kid had gotten hurt the Dad would have had...

If the kid had gotten hurt the Dad would have had a good chance at suing the car's owner.
06-18-12, 03:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,181
Posted By kuan

You could try something like Kore Palmsters. Not...

You could try something like Kore Palmsters. Not sure if it would fit your bars though.
06-18-12, 07:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 538
Posted By kuan

At least you'll scratch it up doing something...

At least you'll scratch it up doing something worthwhile. :)
Forum: Touring
06-17-12, 04:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,619
Posted By kuan

Pretty sure you can use any of the new USB...

Pretty sure you can use any of the new USB rechargeable lights on the market. Cygolite Expillion make one, Niterider is rolling out their new line on July 1st.
06-17-12, 08:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 30,441
Posted By kuan

The growth spurt will happen... as soon as you...

The growth spurt will happen... as soon as you get him a new bike!
06-16-12, 03:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 30,441
Posted By kuan

I feel your pain. You are going to have to deal...

I feel your pain. You are going to have to deal with this all the way until you get to a 26" wheel. Think this is bad? Wait until the kids outgrow the 20" wheelsize but are too small for a 24". ...
Forum: Recumbent
05-27-12, 07:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,094
Posted By kuan

FYI I just did this. These are SKS P55 fenders. ...

FYI I just did this. These are SKS P55 fenders. There is a slight bulge between the stays because I had to bend them a little bit. They'll fit, but you sorta have to tension them around the wheel....
05-24-12, 08:33 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,143
Posted By kuan

They need http://www.saferoutesinfo.org/

They need http://www.saferoutesinfo.org/
05-24-12, 08:19 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,143
Posted By kuan

How can you ban bicycles on a public road?

How can you ban bicycles on a public road?
Forum: Touring
05-22-12, 07:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,234
Posted By kuan

I'd see about putting couplers on the bent frame.

I'd see about putting couplers on the bent frame.
05-21-12, 08:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,370
Posted By kuan

Here we go. My updated hitch. ...

Here we go. My updated hitch.

http://i.imgur.com/9QFzdl.jpg
02-25-12, 10:38 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,246
Posted By kuan

When **** like this happens I wish news orgs...

When **** like this happens I wish news orgs would make it a point to report that bicycles have the same right to the road as automobiles.
02-22-12, 10:30 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,557
Posted By kuan

I've often felt like I wanted to do just that.

I've often felt like I wanted to do just that.
02-01-12, 08:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 658
Posted By kuan

Doane the info we need is all over the place. ...

Doane the info we need is all over the place. Thanks for spreading the word.
11-29-11, 11:49 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,893
Posted By kuan

Pinche taqueria? :D

Pinche taqueria? :D
Forum: Great Lakes
11-08-11, 05:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,894
Posted By kuan

They give away free maps at the visitor center in...

They give away free maps at the visitor center in Dundee. They are broken up into sections and each of the maps covers a section of Illinois. I'm not sure about their hours. You can also call the...
11-07-11, 06:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,983
Posted By kuan

Having lived with the Fuji for the past two years...

Having lived with the Fuji for the past two years I wouldn't go with it. It's not that well made. Mine was put together terribly from the factory.
10-11-11, 11:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 678
Posted By kuan

Knock knock. Who's there? Buckshot. ...

Knock knock.

Who's there?

Buckshot.

Buckshot who?

The buckshot outta nowhere.
10-11-11, 09:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 678
Posted By kuan

http://i.imgur.com/UijQ4.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/UijQ4.jpg
10-08-11, 07:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 523
Posted By kuan

Yeah it was a few times. 1:20 or so onward.

Yeah it was a few times. 1:20 or so onward.
10-08-11, 03:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,231
Posted By kuan

Sure. Resolved. There.

Sure. Resolved. There.
10-08-11, 03:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,231
Posted By kuan

It's not just finances. It's navigating the...

It's not just finances. It's navigating the whole social services mess.
Forum: Great Lakes
10-04-11, 08:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 530
Posted By kuan

Ask on mplsbikelove.com . The only place I...

Ask on mplsbikelove.com .

The only place I know that rents nice bikes is Freewheel Bike. I know they rent them at the Midtown location.
10-02-11, 06:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,249
Posted By kuan

Or may not. Lee Schwamm, neurologist, that's...

Or may not. Lee Schwamm, neurologist, that's the most copout copout statement I've ever heard. From my experience most MD's have no idea how to interpret statistical data.
09-20-11, 01:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 617
Posted By kuan

If you're home you can go riding with her. I...

If you're home you can go riding with her. I think sometimes it's more a matter of self confidence.
09-14-11, 03:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 475
Posted By kuan

The bike is a Kona Makena 20". It's a six speed,...

The bike is a Kona Makena 20". It's a six speed, nothing special, I think like 50mm front suspension.
09-14-11, 09:35 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,186
Posted By kuan

Chain suck? Resolving Chain Suck...

Chain suck?

Resolving Chain Suck (http://fisherbikes.com/support/faqs#maint4)
09-14-11, 08:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 475
Posted By kuan

He just turned 8, and yeah it's a little long,...

He just turned 8, and yeah it's a little long, but I have no real video editing software. :(
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