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Forum: Great Lakes
10-05-19, 10:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 589
Posted By TroN0074

Bike Packing group in Grand Rapids MI

I heard there is a group of people doing bike packing in Grand Rapids on weekends. I would like to join but I cant find any information on the internet. Any one here knows about it? I will appreciate...
09-25-19, 10:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 532
Posted By TroN0074

Thank you ryansu. What you said it is very true,...

Thank you ryansu. What you said it is very true, I just have been having this idea for long time so I thought to ask. I really appreciate your advice.
09-25-19, 10:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 532
Posted By TroN0074

I love how this frame rides and the size is...

I love how this frame rides and the size is perfect for me. I dont do aggressive riding so for what I do this bike is perfect but I like the newer technologies.
09-25-19, 09:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 532
Posted By TroN0074

Disc Brakes on a 1995 Fuji steel frame

Does anyone have a sketch or diagram so I can take the frame to a welder and have them add mount for disc brakes on to the fork and rear stay. Thinking on give it a paint job too. But I dont know how...
06-06-16, 05:24 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,260
Posted By TroN0074

Most members here have more than one bike, one...

Most members here have more than one bike, one for long out of town rides and one for running errands around town and social rides. And who knows where you live having a winter bike also is probably...
02-22-16, 11:00 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 58,749
Posted By TroN0074

I don't dislike any bike but definitely there are...

I don't dislike any bike but definitely there are some brands that generate a type of behavior on the owners that I don't feel comfortable with, in other word is the culture of the brand that I dont...
02-20-16, 09:31 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 23,479
Posted By TroN0074

Nice bike. Congratulations owning a Spanish bike....

Nice bike. Congratulations owning a Spanish bike. Felicidades :)
12-07-15, 08:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,908
Posted By TroN0074

I Just starting watching this show. Very...

I Just starting watching this show. Very ridiculous. But entertaining, what a way to travel on time.
12-02-15, 01:05 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 23,479
Posted By TroN0074

Just to point out Brooks is trying to gain racers...

Just to point out Brooks is trying to gain racers love with their Team Pro model and their Cambium model. Have you guys tried them yet? I experienced muscle pain on my butt chicks from seating...
12-02-15, 09:34 AM
Replies: 508
Views: 23,479
Posted By TroN0074

Brooks saddles are the one I keep on my bikes,...

Brooks saddles are the one I keep on my bikes, not very popular among racers tho.
11-30-15, 02:42 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 23,479
Posted By TroN0074

I am drinking the vintage bikes Kool-Aid myself...

I am drinking the vintage bikes Kool-Aid myself so I wont even attempt to say anything here other than that I have read the whole thread and I find it very entertaining. Good info and good advice....
Forum: Commuting
11-24-15, 07:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,558
Posted By TroN0074

I switch my steel frame bike for an aluminum bike...

I switch my steel frame bike for an aluminum bike for winter commute, get some wax the same kind you do on cars and wax your frame whenever you need it, keep lubing the chain like once a week and...
Forum: Commuting
11-23-15, 11:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,864
Posted By TroN0074

Thank God for studded tires. I put them on...

Thank God for studded tires. I put them on yesterday and I am glad I did, today my commute was like 60% on icy roads
11-23-15, 08:23 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,932
Posted By TroN0074

Shellac is applied on the twine to make it a bit...

Shellac is applied on the twine to make it a bit shinny and more durable, but it only on the twine. On road bikes you can apply shellac on the bar tape to make it looks nicer.

The Velo ORANGE...
11-17-15, 06:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,871
Posted By TroN0074

Machka Here are some pictures but they are not...

Machka Here are some pictures but they are not the best. I didn't have anybody to take them so I asked one of my little kids to take them for me. I haven't rode in two days and it already feeling...
11-16-15, 10:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,871
Posted By TroN0074

I don't wear padded shorts, I just commute on...

I don't wear padded shorts, I just commute on street clothes, and the pain feels like a muscle pain not like rashes or chafes, maybe it is the saddle position or my body resting directly on my seat...
11-15-15, 09:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,871
Posted By TroN0074

Thank you, and I do seat more upright on the...

Thank you, and I do seat more upright on the hybrid bike than what I do on my road bike the handlebar are higher than the saddle. I was thinking to just commute this week on the road bike and see if...
11-15-15, 08:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,871
Posted By TroN0074

Sore Butt :(

So I am going through some pain on the butt but it is not like saddle sore. It feels more like muscle pain on the center of the cheeks. It is not severe though, just enough to make me aware there is...
11-13-15, 07:41 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,932
Posted By TroN0074

Here is my handlebar I havent added shellac yet...

Here is my handlebar I havent added shellac yet but I am considering.

http://i1301.photobucket.com/albums/ag108/TroN-0074/12187766_10153624546038956_4998757911337294324_n_zps7hfe7nhd.jpg...
11-07-15, 11:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,046
Posted By TroN0074

Looks like we are having a good season of smart...

Looks like we are having a good season of smart butts in BF this year. Pretty much every thread I read they end up with some smart replies.
11-06-15, 10:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,781
Posted By TroN0074

I have one commuter road bike, steel frame from...

I have one commuter road bike, steel frame from early 80's, I have one commuter hybrid aluminum frame from 2004. I have a rigid steel frame mountain bike from early 80's, and an English three speeds...
11-05-15, 07:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,046
Posted By TroN0074

I have a commuter that it was originally made for...

I have a commuter that it was originally made for racing, now with fenders, cargo rack, brooks saddle, and permanent lights still get good speed for those days you are running late.
Forum: Commuting
11-05-15, 06:37 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,528
Posted By TroN0074

Man but you already have a 550 Lumens on that...

Man but you already have a 550 Lumens on that head light you already have. That should be plenty of light for a dark road, a Dynamo light would give you approximately a 300 Lumens light and it is...
11-04-15, 06:32 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 7,773
Posted By TroN0074

Is one of the ever famous rivendell from...

Is one of the ever famous rivendell from California. I can only dream about those bikes. Here is the link to their web site Lugged Steel Bicycles, Wool Clothing, Leather Saddles & Canvas Bike Bags...
11-04-15, 01:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,972
Posted By TroN0074

NiteRider Solas is really bright and has lots of...

NiteRider Solas is really bright and has lots of modes, USB rechargeable too so it is nice.
11-04-15, 10:14 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 7,773
Posted By TroN0074

You need to do something about those pedals not...

You need to do something about those pedals not matching with the rest of the crank. You know better than having black pedal on chrome crancks :eek::)
11-04-15, 07:42 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 7,773
Posted By TroN0074

This is my bike, It has never look better. ...

This is my bike, It has never look better.

http://i1301.photobucket.com/albums/ag108/TroN-0074/Mobile%20Uploads/20150611_094752_zpsmcvm62lx.jpg...
11-03-15, 11:28 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 7,773
Posted By TroN0074

That is the best look for expensive bikes. To...

That is the best look for expensive bikes. To deceived thieves, or a overly controller spouse or parents.
11-03-15, 10:28 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 7,773
Posted By TroN0074

It was probably very memorable seen it since you...

It was probably very memorable seen it since you still remember him :)
11-03-15, 09:36 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 7,773
Posted By TroN0074

That sounds like a nice bike, you guys should had...

That sounds like a nice bike, you guys should had taken pictures and post them on this forums for people to enjoy them.
11-03-15, 06:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 814
Posted By TroN0074

Yowamushi fan will be happy to know their jersey...

Yowamushi fan will be happy to know their jersey are available at online retails

Sohoku jersey Amazon.com : Yowamushi Pedal Men's Pro Team Breathable Short Sleeve Cycling Jersey Sohoku : Sports &...
11-03-15, 06:30 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 7,773
Posted By TroN0074

I just remembered I am a commuter, so how my bike...

I just remembered I am a commuter, so how my bike looks is irrelevant to me. If I where a road racer maybe I would be worry about having every single thing on my bike matching.

Going Aero might...
11-02-15, 09:19 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 7,773
Posted By TroN0074

Turns out I don't even like the bikes I thought I...

Turns out I don't even like the bikes I thought I like when I first started riding. I found this photos in the internet to describe the type of decor I enjoy seen on bikes nowadays. I hope you enjoy...
11-02-15, 02:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 594
Posted By TroN0074

This are coupe of photos of our Halloween group...

This are coupe of photos of our Halloween group ride

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We had lot of fun!
Here is the link to the album...
10-29-15, 06:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,888
Posted By TroN0074

I wouldn't put a steel vintage frame through the...

I wouldn't put a steel vintage frame through the torture of winter, so an Aluminum frame would be preferred if it were me.
mrv Those projects you have done looks awesome, I would love to add mid...
10-29-15, 05:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,872
Posted By TroN0074

That machine is slow as molasses. During my...

That machine is slow as molasses. During my commute I probably go 14 - 17 mph. I usually take my time and enjoy the ride if I am with the schedule, I try to keep it at 13 mph. I like it because I...
Forum: Commuting
10-28-15, 01:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,005
Posted By TroN0074

here you go. MUSA Splats (pair)...

here you go. MUSA Splats (pair) (http://www.rivbike.com/product-p/ar3.htm)
10-28-15, 09:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,872
Posted By TroN0074

It is actually a small handlebar bag that I found...

It is actually a small handlebar bag that I found at the sport section of our local supermarket store. I just attach it to the rear rack and carry an armor cable, spare tube, tire levers, a...
10-28-15, 05:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,872
Posted By TroN0074

Few days after the original post of this thread...

Few days after the original post of this thread appeared I went ahead and ordered the Nitto Albatross bar, probably paid more than what I want to spend. I received the bar two days ago I installed it...
Forum: Commuting
10-27-15, 01:13 PM
Replies: 15,454
Views: 11,524,002
Posted By TroN0074

Sorry about that, the changed was the handlebar...

Sorry about that, the changed was the handlebar replacement and the addition of the reflector on the front tire. the original handlebar was straight. This is the bike before484810
10-27-15, 01:02 PM
Replies: 11,266
Views: 425,843
Posted By TroN0074

https://www.bikeforums.net/winter-cycling/486657-w...

https://www.bikeforums.net/winter-cycling/486657-winter-ride-photos.html
Forum: Commuting
10-27-15, 11:01 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,263
Posted By TroN0074

I have seen lots of people with rack on their...

I have seen lots of people with rack on their bikes and yet they still carry their backpack on their back. Go figure it.
Forum: Commuting
10-27-15, 10:07 AM
Replies: 15,454
Views: 11,524,002
Posted By TroN0074

I did a small change to my winter commuter, I...

I did a small change to my winter commuter, I hope it'll become more comfortable
http://i1301.photobucket.com/albums/ag108/TroN-0074/Mobile%20Uploads/20151027_110918_zpsookfcsin.jpg...
10-21-15, 08:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,134
Posted By TroN0074

http://sgvbicycles.com/components/bike-saddles-sea...

http://sgvbicycles.com/components/bike-saddles-seats-seatposts/seats-saddles/cardiff-cornwall-leather-bicycle-saddle-white-road-bike.html
Cardiff make a leather saddle on white
Forum: Commuting
10-20-15, 10:53 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 16,132
Posted By TroN0074

I work in the Traffic & Safety department...

I work in the Traffic & Safety department specifically designing the layout for the new traffic signals. I think it is crazy how Linux keep being mentioned on this thread but that is the OS I prefer...
10-18-15, 08:51 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,429
Posted By TroN0074

Give us a good review after you have tried on few...

Give us a good review after you have tried on few rides. Lots of people have said many negative things about big retail store bicycles. The term BSO (Bicycle shaped Object) has been used when...
10-16-15, 06:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,872
Posted By TroN0074

I had a crush on the Jamis Coda Sport back in...

I had a crush on the Jamis Coda Sport back in 2010 good looking machine. I then set up my commuter at the time with the majority of the part from the Jamis coda specs including the flat handlebars I...
10-15-15, 12:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 632
Posted By TroN0074

A steel vintage bike from the 70's or 80's is...

A steel vintage bike from the 70's or 80's is what I would go if I had that money. find a lugged frame with the nervex style, find some frame made it with good steel tubing like the Reynolds 531 and...
10-15-15, 12:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 755
Posted By TroN0074

I like leather saddles. I haven't tried many...

I like leather saddles. I haven't tried many because they can be pricey, but I would like to add another one to my other bike.
10-15-15, 07:53 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,213
Posted By TroN0074

My Peugeot road bike's name is Peggy (From...

My Peugeot road bike's name is Peggy (From Peugeot)
My Giant Sedona, hybrid bike's name is The Raccoon Slayer. I came out with that nick after running over a raccoon that caused me to fell of the...
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