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06-12-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 157
Posted By Rick

Replace the damaged spokes and adjust the...

Replace the damaged spokes and adjust the derailleur so there is no repeat problem.
06-12-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 155
Posted By Rick

Shimano has a wright to specify their brake...

Shimano has a wright to specify their brake fluid. They know exactly how their brakes will work with their fluid. I am primarily interested in the boiling point of the fluid. I have looked at YouTube...
06-11-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 155
Posted By Rick

Brake Fluid

I was looking up non DOT brake fluid used in hydraulic disk brakes for bicycles and was interested in the boil point for several different brands. Here is what I found.

Magura 120 C (248...
06-11-21, 01:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 182
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.
06-10-21, 04:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 282
Posted By Rick

Rain Jacket...

Rain Jacket (https://www.aerotechdesigns.com/waterproof-breathable-cycling-jacket.html)
06-09-21, 06:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 256
Posted By Rick

Are you saying that the stud spins counter and...

Are you saying that the stud spins counter and clock wise. Does it have wrench flats.? If so try tightening it.
06-09-21, 05:45 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,004
Posted By Rick

I believe the penalties for unintentional...

I believe the penalties for unintentional accidents should be much lighter than those for intentional crime.

You may be involved in an accident in the future. If the penalties are tough, you get...
06-09-21, 05:22 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,004
Posted By Rick

At least I am one of those people. I don't...

At least I am one of those people. I don't approve of fake studies done so the criminals are let loose back onto the streets. More murders thefts and now people are being beat down. That is empirical...
06-09-21, 04:31 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,004
Posted By Rick

When someone is distracted by their choice to do...

When someone is distracted by their choice to do the wrong thing and they injure, or kill another person, they should be liable in such a way that they believe it to be undesirable to do anything...
06-09-21, 11:11 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,004
Posted By Rick

Yes continue protecting those people who just...

Yes continue protecting those people who just screwed up an call it an accident! As long as it is not a crime to create a collision by being distracted, then people will continue to go about there...
06-08-21, 10:15 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,270
Posted By Rick

I can't go any larger than 180mm on the front...

I can't go any larger than 180mm on the front rotor because the larger diameter rotor will sit against the fork blade. The new thicker 180mm rotor with the ceramic pads hasn't squalled and it is...
06-08-21, 09:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 152
Posted By Rick

Ryde Andra 30 or Ryde Andra 40 rims are the...

Ryde Andra 30 or Ryde Andra 40 rims are the strongest and most likely the heaviest rims available.
06-08-21, 05:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 134
Posted By Rick

Ryde Andra 30 or 40 rims are the strongest rims.

Ryde Andra 30 or 40 rims are the strongest rims.
06-08-21, 02:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,155
Posted By Rick

Having same setup as you do. Working great for...

Having same setup as you do. Working great for me.[/color]]


The light is good enough that motorists from a considerable distance move further away from me. I would turn it off if I was on a...
06-08-21, 10:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,155
Posted By Rick

It is easy to be seen from a distance at night...

It is easy to be seen from a distance at night without overly bright lights that flash. Using a daylight visibility light at night can have the opposite effect. In other words if the traffic is...
06-07-21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 520
Posted By Rick

You can't buy them from there site. The two...

You can't buy them from there site. The two sellers they list: Amazon and Walmart list them as unavailable. I called Bob and was told they no longer make the bob trailers. Your assumption is...
06-07-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 520
Posted By Rick

The BOB trailers were still available for...

The BOB trailers were still available for purchase with in the last couple of years. They were also into strollers for many years. Aevon sends you to another site for purchase and there is no working...
06-07-21, 02:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 520
Posted By Rick

Bicycle products and accessories no longer manufactured due to the restrictions.

BoB, Cycletote and Aevon trailers are gone. What other bicycle related gear has anybody noticed no longer available for purchase.
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.
06-06-21, 04:42 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,004
Posted By Rick

Germany, Denmark, and the Netherlands. To name a...

Germany, Denmark, and the Netherlands. To name a few
06-06-21, 11:34 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,004
Posted By Rick

In many places in the world, they attack the...

In many places in the world, they attack the problem. They do this by redesigning the roads as best as they can, to make it less possible for motor vehicles to collide with non motorized road users....
06-05-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 373
Posted By Rick

I don't worry about stripping out my Pitlock,...

I don't worry about stripping out my Pitlock, because in almost 8 years I haven't had a flat. If you have Thru Axles The same key can't be made for the other Pitlocks.
06-04-21, 10:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 373
Posted By Rick

Pitlock and Pit Stopper look like a good choice...

Pitlock and Pit Stopper look like a good choice for the bicycle in the picture.
06-04-21, 10:01 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,004
Posted By Rick

It is true that in most states criminal intent...

It is true that in most states criminal intent has to be proven to charge someone with manslaughter or murder when motor vehicles are involved. Language is very important an can mean the difference...
06-04-21, 06:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 315
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.
Forum: Touring
06-03-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 673
Posted By Rick

Fuji...

Fuji (https://www.chainreactioncycles.com/s?q=touring+bicycles&cat=direct) :I don't know where you live but we live in the US. My son bought a touring model from Chain Reaction cycles a few years ago.
06-03-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,270
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...
06-03-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,270
Posted By Rick

Paul Klamper Brakes: Kool Stop Avid Elixer SRAM...

Paul Klamper Brakes: Kool Stop Avid Elixer SRAM MTB XX Sintered Metal Compound #KS-D296S pads. Hope 180mm front rotor. Magura Storm 203mm rotor rear. The front is the problem. It over heats. I just...
06-02-21, 08:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 560
Posted By Rick

[QUOTE][https://www.bikeforums.net/images/smilies/...

[QUOTE][https://www.bikeforums.net/images/smilies/roflmao2.gif And after you spend the how much more incremental time using that thing only to discover you lost pressure you still have to go through...
06-02-21, 07:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,270
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...
06-02-21, 07:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 284
Posted By Rick

I purchase my Spokes from Thor USA $0.70 for...

I purchase my Spokes from Thor USA $0.70 for Sapim Race silver spokes.
06-02-21, 04:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 560
Posted By Rick

Tubolito PSENS wireless smart tube for MTB...

Tubolito PSENS wireless smart tube for MTB (https://www.tubolito.com/product/tubo-mtb-psens/)
06-02-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,270
Posted By Rick

I know its not the pads, but what happens if you...

I know its not the pads, but what happens if you wear the rotor past the minimum thickness.
06-01-21, 07:19 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,270
Posted By Rick

Yes it is a Magura ebike rotor. It can handle the...

Yes it is a Magura ebike rotor. It can handle the heat better and hopefully wont setup a vibration when it heats up. Magura doesn't state the new thickness. Some of the other brands are 2.3mm thick....
06-01-21, 05:19 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,270
Posted By Rick

I just changed the front rotor and pads. The...

I just changed the front rotor and pads. The rotors have the minimum thickness. The torque specs for the mounting bolts. The diameter, the brand and the direction of rotation printed to the side that...
05-31-21, 08:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,155
Posted By Rick

Once you get out of town were I live the speed...

Once you get out of town were I live the speed limits run between 45 to 65. Before I started using my daylight visibility light, people passed to close quite often. Know it has only happened once in...
05-31-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 569
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...
05-31-21, 12:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 733
Posted By Rick

I personally can't consider a carbon fork an...

I personally can't consider a carbon fork an upgrade. I won't use carbon fiber for the same reason I wont use aluminum. They can fail without obvious signs of damage or fatigue.
05-30-21, 08:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 569
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, 07:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 686
Posted By Rick

Those old cup and loose bearing types were quite...

Those old cup and loose bearing types were quite easy for me to bend and sometimes snapped when I was younger. A cartridge bearing BB replacement is probably what you can find to replace it.
05-29-21, 07:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 551
Posted By Rick

Yes jokes aside that is a bizarre collision....

Yes jokes aside that is a bizarre collision. Trying to complain so the bicycle company replaces the frame shoes an extreme lack of respect.
05-29-21, 06:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 569
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, 05:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 551
Posted By Rick

I would be shocked by this, but I recently read...

I would be shocked by this, but I recently read an article about the rise of cell phone use by people riding bicycles in the Netherlands. It was written by an E R doc. It seems there has been a rise...
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.
05-29-21, 05:17 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,496
Posted By Rick

[QUOTE][No, they are just way stiffer, which...

[QUOTE][No, they are just way stiffer, which improves handling - especially on mountain bikes./QUOTE]

It is primarily the design of the fork for its intended use in road, cyclocross, touring, MTB...
05-29-21, 03:51 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,496
Posted By Rick

I have never had a problem with quick releases....

I have never had a problem with quick releases. My Burly Bongo tandem came with a rear solid axle. The nuts would come loose and the axle would bend. Not necessarily in that order. I had quick...
05-29-21, 02:32 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,496
Posted By Rick

I use the Pitlocks as a security measure. I am...

I use the Pitlocks as a security measure. I am going to purchase a Yuba Mundo cargo bike. The new model coming out uses the thru axle. Pitlocks for the thru axle are are as good as the standard thru...
05-29-21, 01:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 344
Posted By Rick

Wow somebody actually setup your brakes how you...

Wow somebody actually setup your brakes how you requested them. I purchased a custom bicycle and the shop setup the front on the left side, not per my request. I asked the mechanic if he did it by...
05-29-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 153
Posted By Rick

You really need the proper tools to measure it. I...

You really need the proper tools to measure it. I could do it with veneer, dial or digital calipers. A metal shop. A bicycle shop or a friend who works as a machinist might help out. Inexpensive...
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