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06-11-21, 01:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 181
Posted By Rick

More water less sport drinks. You need...

More water less sport drinks. You need electrolytes which you can get from food or snacks that are healthy.
Forum: Touring
06-07-21, 02:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 387
Posted By Rick

Riese & Müller has ebikes with the Rohloff and...

Riese & Müller has ebikes with the Rohloff and gates belt. You can have electric shift. The motor is tuned to the Rohloff hub. So yes you can and need to pedal along.
06-04-21, 06:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 314
Posted By Rick

Parts Identification (http://velobase.com/) You...

Parts Identification (http://velobase.com/) You just need short pull levers The site listed appears more of a reference.
06-04-21, 12:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 327
Posted By Rick

Do your adjusting from the side opposite the...

Do your adjusting from the side opposite the freewheel.
06-03-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,257
Posted By Rick

My Tandem came with the self energizing...

My Tandem came with the self energizing cantilever brakes. rain, shine or snow they worked well. Once they were wore out. They were no longer available for sale. I found some Magura hs66 brakes at...
06-02-21, 07:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,257
Posted By Rick

My hydraulic rim brakes on my tandem have no...

My hydraulic rim brakes on my tandem have no issues when wet. They have no issues going down a mountain pass and not functioning because of overheating. My touring bicycle has disk brakes and they do...
05-31-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 566
Posted By Rick

OP means original poster on a forum. The...

OP means original poster on a forum. The eccentric is that round chunk of aluminum with the offset round hole in it. My Burly Bongo uses the same size eccentric as your Burley Duet. Eccentrics are...
05-30-21, 08:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 566
Posted By Rick

You can see from the picture the whole unit is...

You can see from the picture the whole unit is held in by the snap rings. Yes he would need to remove the snap rings and press out the unit. I believe the once tight fit between the spindle and...
05-29-21, 06:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 566
Posted By Rick

I have a 1990 Burley Bongo. Your rear BB when new...

I have a 1990 Burley Bongo. Your rear BB when new was put in with a friction fit and held there by snap ring clips. There was also some what looked like epoxy. I suggest you clean it up as best as...
05-29-21, 05:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 396
Posted By Rick

I am guessing its not sold in the USA because it...

I am guessing its not sold in the USA because it has a proper kickstand mount on it.
05-27-21, 08:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 344
Posted By Rick

The chain/belt line on a Yuba Mundo should be...

The chain/belt line on a Yuba Mundo should be even easier with a Rohloff hub, a BBSHD and a Veer belt. I might need a machine shop also but am willing to try. VEER makes belts that screw together and...
05-27-21, 01:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 778
Posted By Rick

Exactly what do you mean by the tandem is more...

Exactly what do you mean by the tandem is more work. The speed difference is how the controller is setup. The single is a class 3 and the tandem is a class 1. Even without a motor. A tandem can be...
05-26-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 21,555
Posted By Rick

Sounds like you are having a real drag over this....

Sounds like you are having a real drag over this. CyclingAbout has the most comprehensive info on anything Rohloff. I can't detect the difference in efficiency and once your derailleur chain system...
05-25-21, 08:54 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 21,555
Posted By Rick

Once you go Rohloff you will never go back. This...

Once you go Rohloff you will never go back. This is one long ass thread. I have had my Rohloff for over 7 years. I do not miss derailleurs or chains. It is easy enough to remove the wheel and repair...
05-25-21, 01:41 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,495
Posted By Rick

The fork is always secured and the wheel can only...

The fork is always secured and the wheel can only come out under certain conditions. Those conditions do not and never will exist on any of my bicycles. false risk evaluations are a blight on the...
05-24-21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,495
Posted By Rick

Only unsafe If you are functionally illiterate...

Only unsafe If you are functionally illiterate about quick releases or use inferior equipment.



Quick releasers are quick by design. Lawyer lips make them slow. Lawyer lips encourage...
05-21-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,495
Posted By Rick

Why I prefer rim brakes over disk brakes

I purchased my only disk brake bicycle in 2013. I am heavy and have come to the conclusion after trying several other disk brakes that I am to heavy for what the manufactures designed there brakes...
05-17-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,143
Posted By Rick

I double wrap with Cinelli cork tape. With things...

I double wrap with Cinelli cork tape. With things like arthritis you may need to consider other alternatives. A more upright riding position. Depending on how high the new riding position is. A...
05-13-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,884
Posted By Rick

You need evidence of the harassment and...

You need evidence of the harassment and vandalism. If you can obtain this then you can make a case of it. You could try to get your local news media interested in a story about this. There are other...
05-11-21, 02:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,149
Posted By Rick

I use a Dinotte...

I use a Dinotte (https://store.dinottelighting.com/daytime-red-taillight---daytime-only-taillight--seat-post-seat-stay-chain-stay-or-rack-mount-p188.aspx) daylight visibility light. It comes with a...
05-08-21, 09:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,162
Posted By Rick

The built on units have shift sensors so you...

The built on units have shift sensors so you don't jam up the drivetrain. If you were to add a mid drive to a bicycle you would need a system that allows you to add shift sensors to it. The most...
05-06-21, 08:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By Rick

My favorite is Danny Daycare....

My favorite is Danny Daycare. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jj0CmnxuTaQ
05-04-21, 04:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 898
Posted By Rick

I would think it is the same as any other chain...

I would think it is the same as any other chain setup yes.



Yes



Bosch has online manuals, but yes you can.
05-04-21, 03:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 987
Posted By Rick

I have a Rohloff hub with a Gates carbon drive....

I have a Rohloff hub with a Gates carbon drive. It is a 2013 model. I use Schwalbe tires and a dyno hub. I have had one flat since I bought the bicycle and don't notice any difference in friction...
05-04-21, 04:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 857
Posted By Rick

Battery mounting hardware

Battery mounting hardware
05-03-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 972
Posted By Rick

Many other countries designed their cities around...

Many other countries designed their cities around the people living in that location. We didn't, France and others are people centric. The US is car centric. Will the colored patches in the road do...
05-02-21, 03:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 972
Posted By Rick

This is correct. Many who are interested in bike...

This is correct. Many who are interested in bike lanes, rave about the bike lanes in Europe and blindly accepts the poorly designed bike lanes in the US. Bike infrastructure in Europe is designed so...
04-30-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,073
Posted By Rick

[QUOTE][Agree. I don't like crossing that road as...

[QUOTE][Agree. I don't like crossing that road as a cyclist, and I don't like driving thru there as a motorist. Lots of overflow cars parked along the road there also, adding to congestion and poor...
04-27-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 568
Posted By Rick

I would not go with the cheapest vendor. I would...

I would not go with the cheapest vendor. I would purchase the BBSHD. This motor can take allot of abuse. As far as legal goes that is up to you. You can set it up to use a lower power level. Use a...
04-27-21, 12:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 474
Posted By Rick

YouTube shows how to measure for the ERD. You...

YouTube shows how to measure for the ERD. You should check 90 degrees from the first measurement. I use Wheelsmith rim rods and get the other info from multiple sources.
04-24-21, 07:52 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,389
Posted By Rick

I understand very well. I just want the rant that...

I understand very well. I just want the rant that went on without all the info to wake up. The kids were being dangerous. They needed to be approached by the police. The police were right to approach...
04-24-21, 03:37 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,389
Posted By Rick

A license to ride a bicycle! Go to hell Perth...

A license to ride a bicycle! Go to hell Perth Amboy. If the kids were intentionally breaking laws, they should be charged with that crime. Being told to ride on the sidewalk is a really bad idea. ...
04-16-21, 05:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,348
Posted By Rick

Watch out on low priced tents. Wind and rain will...

Watch out on low priced tents. Wind and rain will wreck your trip if you have to cheap of a tent.
04-04-21, 07:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,743
Posted By Rick

The owner of the bicycle shop I worked in made a...

The owner of the bicycle shop I worked in made a deal with a department store so his mechanics assembled their bikes. This was short lived because somebody made another deal at the cooperate level...
04-04-21, 12:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,743
Posted By Rick

I worked part time in a bicycle shop while going...

I worked part time in a bicycle shop while going to school. We had a sign up that stated the assembly price for the department store bikes. If the customer had attempted to assemble the bicycle it...
03-20-21, 02:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,446
Posted By Rick

It's more complicated than that. Although...

It's more complicated than that. Although cellphonitis plays a major roll in the increased number of rear end collisions to bicyclists, motorists can be looking in your direction and still not see...
03-12-21, 05:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 651
Posted By Rick

Using videos to blame motorist for your mistakes

I often see videos from bicyclists explaining how a motorist was wrong and the bicyclist was endangered. Many times bicyclist are there own worst enemy. The one I saw today linked from bikinginla was...
07-30-19, 04:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,891
Posted By Rick

I approach intersections on my bicycle and obey...

I approach intersections on my bicycle and obey the right a way laws. Often motorists wait on me to stop and some try waiving me through when they are first at the stop. I am polite to them but...
07-17-19, 05:55 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,176
Posted By Rick

People are not seeing what they don't expect to...

People are not seeing what they don't expect to see. I have trained myself to look for every sign, pedestrian, bicyclist, dog and rodent etc. This takes practice. When riding in congested areas I...
07-16-19, 06:30 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,710
Posted By Rick

If the bicyclist would have controlled that lane,...

If the bicyclist would have controlled that lane, instead of cowering to the right edge. The motorist would not have clipped him with the mirror. The bicyclist had every right to do this under the...
07-15-19, 10:22 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 9,616
Posted By Rick

Don't worry about it yet. They are only allowing...

Don't worry about it yet. They are only allowing them in civilized countries. If they started using those things her the druggies and the homeless would scrap them and sell the parts off. Her meaning...
07-15-19, 02:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,586
Posted By Rick

The reelight requires no batteries. They used to...

The reelight requires no batteries. They used to teach how this works in science class. The newest version creates a solid light. reelight websight (https://www.reelight.com/)
07-14-19, 05:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,544
Posted By Rick

MKS Lambda Pedals. Item Specifications ...

MKS Lambda Pedals.

Item Specifications

Weight: 420g
Intended Use: Road
Material: Aluminum
Material (Spindle): Chromoly
Pedal Type:...
07-13-19, 07:28 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,334
Posted By Rick

The video of this incident should be showed to...

The video of this incident should be showed to the police and the news media in that area. That person being enraged to the point of irrational dangerous behavior is a threat to everybody on the rode...
07-13-19, 04:27 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,334
Posted By Rick

Its the BMW god: Google the most common car make...

Its the BMW god: Google the most common car make to be involved in road rage and you will know what I mean. I live in California and three out of four angry motorists that have verbally assaulted me...
07-09-19, 01:15 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,925
Posted By Rick

Unlike many European countries. The US does not...

Unlike many European countries. The US does not require distracted drivers to be responsible for their actions especially when the injured party is a bicyclist. If someone knew they were going to...
07-05-19, 04:55 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 14,934
Posted By Rick

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/500x400/41fz4nfmh5l_0559f54adae311c8c646c661cd1aaa212985016a.jpg

I use the EVT Safe Zone Mirror
07-05-19, 04:46 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,703
Posted By Rick

I don't have sidewalks in my neighborhood. people...

I don't have sidewalks in my neighborhood. people do walk in the road and I am probably one of only three people who regularly ride bicycles. We just wave, smile and go about our business. I have...
07-04-19, 05:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,072
Posted By Rick

A picture or a diagram to clarify what you mean...

A picture or a diagram to clarify what you mean would be nice.
07-03-19, 11:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,996
Posted By Rick

The link failed. Do 8 more posts and you can then...

The link failed. Do 8 more posts and you can then post a video.
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