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09-14-20, 04:15 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,414
Posted By ablang

Thanks for educating me. Yes, I think the tires...

Thanks for educating me. Yes, I think the tires are actually 27 x 1 1/4. I didn't realize there was a difference.

The tire sidewalls did specify a max pressure of 100 psi. I don't know if my...
09-14-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,414
Posted By ablang

I don't know. Maybe. It's definitely a heavy...

I don't know. Maybe. It's definitely a heavy "road" bike.
09-14-20, 12:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,414
Posted By ablang

Considering I bought the bike for about $100...

Considering I bought the bike for about $100 (used) in 2009, I don't think $50 for puncture-proof tires is considered "cheap". I probably put about 2009 miles on them tires the first year and have...
09-14-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,414
Posted By ablang

Have any of you had tires that blow up?

So I keep my bikes in the garage. I went into the garage one day to pump up my tires. We had a string of 100+ degree days in a row. I found that my front tire (which can inflate up to 100psi...
09-09-20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 8,990
Posted By ablang

If you guys fall down and hit your helmet on the...

If you guys fall down and hit your helmet on the asphalt/concrete/whatever, do you typically replace helmet (even if it doesn't appear to have any physical damage)?
09-02-19, 03:32 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,615
Posted By ablang

While on wheels, you are treated as a vehicle so...

While on wheels, you are treated as a vehicle so you should travel in the same direction as the cars, but not in the crosswalk. If you are in the crosswalk, you should dismount and walk your bike to...
08-31-19, 06:52 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 30,563
Posted By ablang

I had to look this up: WH&SAcronymDefinition...

I had to look this up:

WH&SAcronymDefinition

WH&SWorkplace Health & Safety
link (https://acronyms.thefreedictionary.com/WH%26S)
08-04-19, 07:52 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 342,100
Posted By ablang

So nice it had to be posted twice.

So nice it had to be posted twice.
09-22-12, 08:52 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 118,351
Posted By ablang

When you say, "make your own"... Do you mean...

When you say, "make your own"... Do you mean like used cooking oil?
04-10-11, 04:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 336
Posted By ablang

Article: Bicycles' Popularity Grows in Cities

Bicycles' Popularity Grows in Cities
Bicycling has become fashionable. Urban and transportation
policymakers take note.

BY: Alex Marshall | December 2010

Bicycling, the mode of transportation...
12-04-10, 10:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 319
Posted By ablang

Reckless Driver Sues Family of Deceased Cyclist

Find out from cycling lawyer, Bob Mionske, how a reckless driver is suing the cyclist's parents.
...
10-01-10, 08:31 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,732
Posted By ablang

Does cycling kill your sex life?

I wonder about this sometimes because I've been riding a bike for many years, and most of those years were on cr@ppy mountain bikes made by Huffy, Schwinn, ROadmaster and the likes.

I seem to...
01-13-10, 12:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,979
Posted By ablang

I've done that. I'm pretty sure thats not it.

I've done that. I'm pretty sure thats not it.
01-13-10, 08:53 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,979
Posted By ablang

hey guys. You can tell I don't know much about...

hey guys. You can tell I don't know much about repairing/maintaining bikes.

My bike is the #2 bike listed in my signature. The Schwinn World Sport (4130 I think?)

Pedaling this bike used to...
01-12-10, 11:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,979
Posted By ablang

my crank needs lubrication

Do I use grease or lube?

I'm not fond of the idea of taking the crank apart (and hoping to be able to put it back in together)... Is there any liquid grease (from any auto parts stores) I can...
10-31-09, 11:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 764
Posted By ablang

Sacramento fixed-gear bikes: braking the law

Sacramento fixed-gear bikes: braking the law
Sacramento police recently began targeting illegal fixed-gear bikes.
But are the brake-free rides really dangerous, or are cops simply
going after a...
Forum: Commuting
10-20-09, 10:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 316
Posted By ablang

Business Travelers Take to Their Bikes

Business Travelers Take to Their Bikes

By TANYA MOHN
Published: October 19, 2009

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/20/business/20bicycles.html?_r=1&WT.mc_id=fb_nyt692&WT.mc_ev=click
...
Forum: Commuting
10-16-09, 11:00 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,436
Posted By ablang

Attack on bicyclist spurs warning on American...

Attack on bicyclist spurs warning on American River bike trail
http://www.sacbee.com/500/story/2195135.html
10-08-09, 11:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,419
Posted By ablang

Comeback cyclist Chad Gerlach living on the streets again

Comeback cyclist Chad Gerlach living on the streets again
By Blair Anthony Robertson

http://www.sacbee.com/500/story/2229294.html

Published: Sunday, Oct. 4, 2009 - 12:00 am | Page 16A
Last...
10-06-09, 06:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,314
Posted By ablang

Bike Thief Beatdown

Bike Thief Beatdown
September 20th, 2009 by Andrew

http://bikehacks.com/bike-thief-beatdown/

< Here's a video of the 2nd 1/2 of a bike thief getting beat up. >

Locking up your whip properly...
10-01-09, 06:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,233
Posted By ablang

How Should You Respond to Road Rage?

How Should You Respond to Road Rage?

This is the second of a two-part post about Road Rage. In the first part Bob Mionske explained road rage from a legal perspective. In Part II, below, Bob...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-15-09, 12:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 577
Posted By ablang

Battery powered Bike that folds up

< A friend of mine sent me this email, but I can't find an MSRP for
it. It's got better range than any ebike I've seen online. Is there any other viable competitors to this bike?>

Hey Bud,...
07-25-09, 10:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,028
Posted By ablang

Sad Moment: Bike Messenger vs. Pedestrian

Sad Moment: Bike Messenger vs. Pedestrian
July 22nd, 2009 by Matt


This falls under the category of really sad as far as Iím concerned.
It saddens me on several levels. Itís a commentary on the...
07-21-09, 07:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 783
Posted By ablang

Tax on Bikes? Boo!

Tax on Bikes? Boo!
July 20th, 2009 by Matt ∑ 9 Comments

Some things just make absolutely no sense to me. Like when I see dudes
peeing at urinals looking down at their manhood. What? Did you...
07-19-09, 08:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 783
Posted By ablang

To Tax, Or Not To Tax?

To Tax, Or Not To Tax?
July 19th, 2009 by Andrew

http://bikehacks.com/to-tax-or-not-to-tax/

Back in March we had a post on Wayne Kriger and House Bill 3008 here
in Oregon. Now right across...
Forum: Commuting
05-27-09, 06:53 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 60,857
Posted By ablang

Has anyone else seen the 3-part series titled,...

Has anyone else seen the 3-part series titled, "Hal Grades Your Bike Locking"?

It's good.

http://www.streetfilms.org/?s=bike+locking
05-25-09, 05:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,773
Posted By ablang

Article: Has Folsom bike ride spun out of control?

< The link to the original article has 246 comments to the story so far... >

Has Folsom bike ride spun out of control?
By Blair Anthony Robertson
...
05-21-09, 12:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 507
Posted By ablang

stopping wheel theft?

I guess the most obvious way to stop wheel theft is to actually loop a cable or chain lock through both tires and locked to the frame and/or the bike rack.

The other way, but not so easy, is to...
05-10-09, 07:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 504
Posted By ablang

Confessions of a failed cyclist: A poseurís diary

Confessions of a failed cyclist
A poseurís diary

By Josh Fernandez

http://www.newsreview.com/sacramento/content?oid=969503

Sunday, March 1: Man, hard-core bikers are sweet. Actually, no,...
05-04-09, 09:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 278
Posted By ablang

Article: Bixi takes on Montreal

Bixi takes on Montreal

Posted: 02 May 2009 10:35 AM PDT

Large scale bike-sharing programs have been operating in Europe for a while now, but on May 12 Montreal will become the first city in...
04-27-09, 01:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 467
Posted By ablang

Ever used "Monkey Grip" to patch a tube?

Has anyone here ever used "Monkey Grip" to patch an inner tube for a bicycle?

I'm just wondering because I saw this product in my local Kragen store. This stuff is much cheaper than the REMA F1-P...
04-25-09, 02:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 773
Posted By ablang

Article: BASIC INFO. ABOUT TUBE PATCHING

http://www.alltiresupply.com/tutorial1/Basic-tube-patching.html

Tube-patching basics: patch tubes like a pro with these 10 steps
Dave Mowitz

No more than one hour after repairing its tube did...
04-24-09, 07:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,366
Posted By ablang

Elmer's Rubber Cement is not the vulcanizing kind!

I bought a 4oz jar (UPC 0 269050 8) of this stuff from Home Depot last year for about $2.50. Pretty cheap stuff.

I finally got a chance to use these on my inner tubes for my 27" x 1-1/4" tires...
04-18-09, 09:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 735
Posted By ablang

Question about the Ritchey Tom Slick MTB Tire

I like this tire:

http://www.performancebike.com/shop/profile.cfm?SKU=1443&estore_ID=1034

It's a 26" MTB tire that comes in two sizes. Either 1" wide or 1.4" wide and up to 100 PSI.

Can I...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-09, 12:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 536
Posted By ablang

where can I buy a tire? 27" x 1.25"

My tire finally gave out and I'm looking for a brand new one.

I'd like to be able to get free shipping, and I also want a tire that is puncture-resistance, so it would hopefully have kevlar...
04-09-09, 06:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 755
Posted By ablang

spackle for tires?

I just used a small pocket knife to remove 2 small shards of glass from my back tire. They didn't go in deep enough to cause a flat, but they have created 2 holes in the tire itself, which no doubt...
04-08-09, 06:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,956
Posted By ablang

Lithium Grease on bike parts?

Can Lithium Grease be used on parts like the cranks, wheel hubs, (what else) etc?

http://shop.oreillyauto.com/ProductList.aspx?CategoryCode=3249

It would certainly be much cheaper than bicycle...
Forum: Commuting
04-08-09, 10:01 AM
Replies: 363
Views: 60,857
Posted By ablang

This is disturbing.

This is disturbing.
04-04-09, 08:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 433
Posted By ablang

Bullet Camera Kit: Smooth Bicycle Video

Bullet Camera Kit: Smooth Bicycle Video

Posted: 01 Apr 2009 06:04 AM PDT

http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/BikeHacks/~3/wZqQA2csljw/

A while back we posted an entry on camera mounts for...
03-30-09, 05:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 556
Posted By ablang

Fair Punishment? 5 years for death of a cyclist?

Fair Punishment?
March 28th, 2009 by Matt

http://bikehacks.com/fair-punishment/

When I first read this story shivers went through my body. This comes
from MercuryNews.com:
...
03-19-09, 06:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,648
Posted By ablang

Cannondale Recalls Road Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard

http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09155.html

News from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207
FOR IMMEDIATE...
02-26-09, 09:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 754
Posted By ablang

Bike theft is a common crime - no happy ending in most cases

Bike theft is a common crime - no happy ending in most cases
By Ed Fletcher and Hudson Sangree

http://www.sacbee.com/ourregion/story/1639150.html

Published: Friday, Feb. 20, 2009 - 12:00 am |...
02-01-09, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 723
Posted By ablang

Article from Sacramento: The fixie is in

The fixie is in
A whiff of outlaw culture makes fixed-gear bikes a fast-growing trend
By Carlos AlcalŠ

http://www.sacbee.com/livinghere/story/1581170.html

Published: Friday, Jan. 30, 2009 |...
Forum: Commuting
01-16-09, 01:42 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,251
Posted By ablang

Does your bike look nice & new, or old beat-up...

Does your bike look nice & new, or old beat-up and used?
Forum: Commuting
11-29-08, 10:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 428
Posted By ablang

Article: 12 steps to get your bike commute started

12 steps to get your bike commute started
By Jenny C. McCune ē Bankrate.com

Need some guidance to get started on your eco-friendly commute?
...
11-13-08, 01:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 418
Posted By ablang

Dahons vs Bike Fridays

I would like to hear opinions on folding bikes like these (and others I may not have heard of).

Why does one choose one over the other? What are the strengths & weaknesses of one vs the other?
10-15-08, 05:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 308
Posted By ablang

Puncture-resistant tubes & patching?

I did exactly what I usually do w/ regular inner tubes that I did w/ this one, but the patch didn't seem to hold as air came out of it.

Is it that Puncture-resistant tubes are unpatchable, or I...
Forum: Commuting
10-13-08, 09:03 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,927
Posted By ablang

Look at the last 3 paragraphs of this article. ...

Look at the last 3 paragraphs of this article. Anyone else has jobs this cool that encourage you not to use your car?.

http://www.sacbee.com/304/story/1305884.html

Bailout has a boost for bike...
Forum: Commuting
09-12-08, 04:33 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,856
Posted By ablang

I do each bike at least once a week. If I...

I do each bike at least once a week.

If I am going beyond 4 miles (R.T.), I will do it before each ride.
Forum: Commuting
08-11-08, 11:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,359
Posted By ablang

If my good bike were stolen, I'd replace it w/...

If my good bike were stolen, I'd replace it w/ another one despite how much I loved it. Just for variety and to try (buy) something different.

If it were my beater bike, get something different...
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