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06-09-21, 03:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 588
Posted By mtb_addict

(E) Craftsman, slightly thicker "handle" ...

(E) Craftsman, slightly thicker "handle"
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05-27-21, 08:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,039
Posted By mtb_addict

I read that those screw-on pump head might...

I read that those screw-on pump head might unscrew your valve core as you remove the pump head. It will go flying like a missile. And you will never find it on the side of the road.
So, be bery...
04-30-21, 12:10 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,469
Posted By mtb_addict

from a casual rider point of view.... the...

from a casual rider point of view....

the weight of front shock is negligible.
it robs power, but not noticeable.

the huge plus is it is a safety feature.
hit a bump that you didnt see...w\o...
Forum: Foo
11-21-20, 10:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,980
Posted By mtb_addict

Keep the kids home. They pick their nose and...

Keep the kids home. They pick their nose and touch everything. They are big time disease vector.
11-21-20, 10:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,435
Posted By mtb_addict

Not true. When I was in the States, I had a...

Not true. When I was in the States, I had a Dutch-made commuter bike with a similar drop stand. I had several bike commuters come up to me asking about the stand...because it was so stable. They...
11-06-20, 05:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,534
Posted By mtb_addict

ok...i search internet and found the "sphagetti"...

ok...i search internet and found the "sphagetti" acts as air seal and one-way valve...clever design...

...
10-21-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 948
Posted By mtb_addict

Yeah. The ad says one size fits all, men and...

Yeah.
The ad says one size fits all, men and women.

I also boughht a running shorts from same seller. It is also too small!


I cut the threads on the elastic band on the upper sleeve, to...
08-10-20, 05:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 924
Posted By mtb_addict

so looks like we four candidates: 1. special...

so looks like we four candidates:

1. special rack with long bar single attachment point at brake bridge....
08-04-20, 10:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 806
Posted By mtb_addict

i am looking for a 90% commuter, 10%...

i am looking for a 90% commuter, 10% light-touring.
found thus bike with trekking bar on sale.
the straight bar version is not on sale.

...
Forum: Commuting
08-01-20, 04:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,352
Posted By mtb_addict

i actually think a folding bike is better at...

i actually think a folding bike is better at transporting grocery, due to the small wheel size.

my Dahon boardwalk with a large metal basket in the back can carry a ton of groceries.
and the...
Forum: Foo
07-27-20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,546
Posted By mtb_addict

hiking in august in Tex...sounds brutal.

hiking in august in Tex...sounds brutal.
Forum: Foo
07-18-20, 09:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,931
Posted By mtb_addict

there used to be a mtb trail that you have to...

there used to be a mtb trail that you have to cross a very narrow foot bridge over a creek.
hikers reported snakes. and a mtb'er reported a water snake lounged at him as he was riding across.
i...
Forum: Foo
07-01-20, 11:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 985
Posted By mtb_addict

Alot of people rent bikes and ride on there. And...

Alot of people rent bikes and ride on there. And bbq is popular.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plover_Cove_Reservoir
Forum: Foo
06-30-20, 09:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 985
Posted By mtb_addict

Simple 5 hour hike turned into 8 grueling, due to...

Simple 5 hour hike turned into 8 grueling, due to hot weather and unforeable happenstance.

dangerously ran low on water, almost had to drink untreated black water.
...
06-19-20, 07:48 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,948
Posted By mtb_addict

wow! the video makes a good point about your...

wow! the video makes a good point about your instinctive reaction is to swerve away from a sudden door opening. In which case, you swerve into traffic...which might be worse than geeting doored.
Forum: Foo
05-28-20, 08:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,606
Posted By mtb_addict

i will get excited when they build a moon base or...

i will get excited when they build a moon base or take a trip to Mars...or blow up a killer asteroid. until then.

having said that, i can testify watching a rocket launch in-person is an...
Forum: Foo
05-26-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 779
Posted By mtb_addict

I use cash whenever I can, avoid debit card. ...

I use cash whenever I can, avoid debit card.
avoid credit card, unless absolutely necessary.

the more u use card, the more yur chances of being a victim.

stay below the radar...low key...
Forum: Foo
05-23-20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,552
Posted By mtb_addict

i was talking to a relative about how great film...

i was talking to a relative about how great film migt be...and he ended up digging out his old Yashica fx3 mechanic SLR camera (and some 200 film) out of his closet and gave to me free.

so it was...
Forum: Foo
05-21-20, 08:22 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,442
Posted By mtb_addict

its like disc brakes on roadbike and hybrids,...

its like disc brakes on roadbike and hybrids, totally unnecessary added cost, complication...but lots people think they need it. when single pivot caliper rim break works just great.
04-05-20, 12:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,536
Posted By mtb_addict

Should probably check all the bearings for proper...

Should probably check all the bearings for proper adjustment. Always take the wheels off and check the bearings...make sure the adjustment is not too tight...and make sure the lock nuts are tight. On...
03-19-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 15,294
Posted By mtb_addict

I am seeing a stark contrast between Asia...

I am seeing a stark contrast between Asia attitude and Western attitude. The Chinese people here in this part of Asia are all wearing simple surgerical mask when outside, because the govt here say it...
03-17-20, 10:27 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 15,294
Posted By mtb_addict

This is a new virus. Much we still dont...

This is a new virus. Much we still dont understand. How it transmit. It is too early to say you cannot get it by aerosol or things like that.

Take precaution. Do as much as you can.
03-14-20, 06:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,507
Posted By mtb_addict

You guys say rod brakes make it difficult to...

You guys say rod brakes make it difficult to remove wheel, but the video (11:00) below shows it is quite easy...you just squeeze and then pull the brakes apart to allow the wheel to slide out.
...
03-12-20, 12:31 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,507
Posted By mtb_addict

This fellow seem to like them. He is arguing that...

This fellow seem to like them. He is arguing that if rod brake is adjusted properly, it will work well. But require more work to setup.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N4qEzxDsPrI
03-03-20, 03:57 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 17,974
Posted By mtb_addict

we have over 100 cases, and people take this very...

we have over 100 cases, and people take this very seriously. i ride around with wearing facemask and eyeglasses absolutely...because i live in congested urban area. i cross paths with many different...
02-22-20, 10:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 694
Posted By mtb_addict

omg...the top slides off easily, once i figured...

omg...the top slides off easily, once i figured out where to apply pressure.

theres no marking anywhere to suggest it.
...
01-03-20, 05:12 AM
Replies: 24,663
Views: 2,996,928
Posted By mtb_addict

Pheonix... ...

Pheonix...

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01-03-20, 04:16 AM
Replies: 24,663
Views: 2,996,928
Posted By mtb_addict

is it possible to fit a disassembled 21”...

is it possible to fit a disassembled 21” Sportster into a large luggage?

i am living in Hong Kong this year, and i am bikeless. and it is killing my feet,having to walk everywhere.

so i found a...
05-18-19, 03:46 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,564
Posted By mtb_addict

my BD Dawes with noname Shimano 2x7 shifts...

my BD Dawes with noname Shimano 2x7 shifts buttery smooth so far.
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