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Forum: Touring
12-15-12, 11:01 PM
Forum: Touring
12-13-12, 10:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 328
Posted By BesidesDaniel

Portland to San Diego in July 2013 - Traveling musician ! Wanna join?

zup fellow adventurers!
I am planning a trip down the west coast. I will be leaving Portland Oregon on the 4th of July. I have an open ended schedule at this point and want to average around 60...
Forum: Touring
07-01-11, 09:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 668
Posted By BesidesDaniel

oh yeah, I'm planning on selling my bike in KEy...

oh yeah, I'm planning on selling my bike in KEy West once I'm there... crazy I Know, but I have quite a few and I'm doing it more for the experience... plan on posting it on KEy West C L for whatever...
Forum: Touring
07-01-11, 09:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 668
Posted By BesidesDaniel

First Tour - Atlanta to Key West - Tips?

Hello,
I'm taking my first big tour. I'll be biking around 900 miles in 10 days. I have my route planned & my stops cordinated with friends and family so I have a place to sleep most nights, I'm...
Replies: 5
Views: 677
Posted By BesidesDaniel

See more pics here...

See more pics here http://brewersbikes.tumblr.com/

thanks again!
Replies: 5
Views: 677
Posted By BesidesDaniel

YES! thank is it. I just found a thread that...

YES! thank is it. I just found a thread that states, "LeTour (and Super LaTour) numbers (1978-80 and 1982 on) include the letter "s" with a production month letter followed by a series of numbers,...
Replies: 5
Views: 677
Posted By BesidesDaniel

trouble with this Super Le Tour serial #

I've been searching online for an explanation for the blasted serial #... any help? I've found a ton of information but none that would help me with this particular #.

# is found on the bb...
Replies: 20
Views: 1,074
Posted By BesidesDaniel

I guess you found it Bill, Yeah, buying behavior...

I guess you found it Bill, Yeah, buying behavior can be well predicted, but I'm careful not to think that what I perceive the value to be is not the value someone else might place on the item. ...
Replies: 20
Views: 1,074
Posted By BesidesDaniel

I just thought this was a bit of a low blow. ...

I just thought this was a bit of a low blow. But it's all good, I listed it for $.99 to start with & the pics are plenty revealing enough for whomever buys it to see the shape it is in.

Mike,...
Replies: 20
Views: 1,074
Posted By BesidesDaniel

Thanks mike, way to really bust the F out of...

Thanks mike, way to really bust the F out of someone who was asking for a lil help. I wasn't sure, that is why I was asking. You bike snobs are the worst.
11-28-10, 07:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,115
Posted By BesidesDaniel

also, how does this spindle stay put on the...

also, how does this spindle stay put on the Bearings? is it just really tight?
http://bikecult.com/works/parts/bbaxlePhilWood2.jpg
11-28-10, 07:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,115
Posted By BesidesDaniel

Ah, The spindle is the correct term then. Yes,...

Ah, The spindle is the correct term then. Yes, the spindle is in perfect condition, not the best condition cosmetically but fine working order.

I'll look for the right bearings.

The original...
11-28-10, 06:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,115
Posted By BesidesDaniel

So I plan on tapping the bracket out, it will...

So I plan on tapping the bracket out, it will take the opposite bearing with it when it goes, then tap the remaining bearing out. Then I'll replace the bearings and reuse the Bracket. I'll post pics...
11-28-10, 06:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,115
Posted By BesidesDaniel

So you are saying the Bearing will stay put as I...

So you are saying the Bearing will stay put as I tap the Bracket through?

as seen here http://bikecult.com/works/parts/bbViscount.html

I'd rather not take this to a LBS as I am enjoying...
11-28-10, 06:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,115
Posted By BesidesDaniel

Not a typical cup-and-cone bottom bracket, how to remove?

Hello, how the Dude do I get this B B out?

I thought about taking the rings off then beating it with a hammer but I didn't want to mess anything up... Also, it's really rusty but could you...
11-28-10, 06:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,695
Posted By BesidesDaniel

thanks Unterhausen. I'll look up how to get the...

thanks Unterhausen. I'll look up how to get the BB out! thanks!

I guess I'll be changing that fork out then!

-danny
11-28-10, 06:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,695
Posted By BesidesDaniel

Also, does anyone know how to pull this B B out?...

Also, does anyone know how to pull this B B out? I have no clue except to take off the ring and bang it through the other side with a hammer, though I'd rather not jump into beating it to death...
11-28-10, 05:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,695
Posted By BesidesDaniel

Could this be the "death fork" on my Viscount?

Hello Forum world, So just by looking, can you tell if this is the infamous death fork?

http://www.classicrendezvous.com/British_isles/Lambert/Lambert_fork.html

I've been reading up on these...
Replies: 20
Views: 1,074
Posted By BesidesDaniel

Hi-Res pics of a Brooks B72... about to list for sale...

Hello,
I recently got a 3 speed Raleigh with this beauty on it. I'm going to sell it as I need the cash. Would anyone like to comment on the condition or just recommend a reasonable starting bid...
Forum: Touring
02-20-10, 06:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 654
Posted By BesidesDaniel

Ray, great point... noted... I should be on my...

Ray, great point... noted... I should be on my bike about five to six hours a day @ 15 mph So would anyone call this a strenuous tour? average? or wimpy?

I'll most likely need a rest day but as...
Forum: Touring
02-20-10, 05:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 654
Posted By BesidesDaniel

First tour-Touring from Atlanta to Chicago. Tips?

Hello all, So I'm setting out this May (2010) for a two week tour up to Chicago from my home here in Atlanta. This is an ambitious undertaking as my first tour, so I'm seeking some tips and some...
01-27-09, 05:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 529
Posted By BesidesDaniel

wow, crazy idea. I' guess I'll just try it...

wow, crazy idea.

I' guess I'll just try it & see what happens... cuz I want the levers, and I'd spend that much just on the levers.

I hope it works out... just a $40 risk can't hurt.
01-27-09, 05:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 529
Posted By BesidesDaniel

I have, in my experience there are teeth that you...

I have, in my experience there are teeth that you slide the cranks onto... kinda like the cassettes on the back wheel.
it's for a schwinn le tour, late 80's
01-27-09, 04:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 529
Posted By BesidesDaniel

Bmx bottom Bracket on a road bike????

does this work? in my lil brain I believe it would. I don't feel like buying a new bottom bracket & crankset online. I figure if I can just find an old BMX bike on craigslist for $40 and take the...
10-24-08, 10:07 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 7,115
Posted By BesidesDaniel

Midtown...

Midtown...
10-20-08, 12:11 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 7,115
Posted By BesidesDaniel

I'd go down to the dog pound & get the...

I'd go down to the dog pound & get the biggest/meanest dog there & put him on a liberal sized leash in my yard.

but anyways, this thread is about done... it's totally off the subject. I just...
10-20-08, 10:39 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 7,115
Posted By BesidesDaniel

Genec, I watched this video & that cop needs his...

Genec, I watched this video & that cop needs his badge taken away. That kid didn't know what the he l l to say so all he could get out was what came without thinking. If that had been me, I'd of...
10-19-08, 01:35 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 7,115
Posted By BesidesDaniel

That was a dumb thing to say. thanks tho!

That was a dumb thing to say.

thanks tho!
10-19-08, 12:37 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 7,115
Posted By BesidesDaniel

no

I did not receive a citation. I have not talked to an attorney. But I have enjoyed all the feedback I've gotten on this forum. Thanks especially to Surveyor, & biker43 as it seems that their advise...
10-18-08, 03:40 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 7,115
Posted By BesidesDaniel

Police says, I'll put you in jail...

So I'm biking to work today in Atlanta Ga. Beautiful day! I'm headed down a large hill on Peachtree st, (6 lane busy road) & got up some good speed and came up on an intersection that had about 6- 8...
08-04-08, 12:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 361
Posted By BesidesDaniel

found an adler for sale... far away tho...

I spoke to the older gentleman who says he has an Adler & he is the origional owner, along with some old fujis, & a puegot. He says it has one hand brake & a three speed rear hub. I'll try to get...
06-10-08, 01:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 444
Posted By BesidesDaniel

thanks online community!

thanks online community!
06-10-08, 12:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 444
Posted By BesidesDaniel

thanks! does anyone have a link to a preferred...

thanks!
does anyone have a link to a preferred online retailer?
any affiliates out there?
= )
06-10-08, 12:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 444
Posted By BesidesDaniel

what is the best deal to go with, I'm going to...

what is the best deal to go with, I'm going to buy an 18 tooth cog... it seems all the online retailers label all the cogs for single speed conversions, I see no conversion kits for fixed gear...
...
06-10-08, 12:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 444
Posted By BesidesDaniel

yet to find the answer, even with sheldon's help...

ok I hope I don't piss anyone off... but I just bought a entry level road bike for dirt cheap only to upgrade my 27" heavy A** wheels on my current single speed ride (along with the stem, pedals,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-08, 03:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 257
Posted By BesidesDaniel

So I just got a Fuji 2.0 for $250...

I just sank $250 on a Fuji 2.0, I saw the list is about $800 & it is in brand new condition. I saw some on ebay for about $500 so I thought it was a good deal...

Is it? did I get a steal? they are...
06-07-08, 06:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 843
Posted By BesidesDaniel

thanks for the props. yeah it seems like the...

thanks for the props. yeah it seems like the train system down here is the last resort for people. I love it cuz I can't afford gas! I'm hoping people will catch on soon cuz the air down here sucks...
06-06-08, 02:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 843
Posted By BesidesDaniel

I've gotten about 6 responses today. I think I'll...

I've gotten about 6 responses today. I think I'll have it sold tonight for $199! thanks for all your help fellas!

I guess there is more of a demand for trendy lil bikes here in ATL.

does...
06-05-08, 10:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 843
Posted By BesidesDaniel

do you measure from the top of the seat post to...

do you measure from the top of the seat post to the center of the cranks?
I'm a ******.
06-05-08, 09:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 843
Posted By BesidesDaniel

selling my bike... is this a fair deal?

So this is it....
a single speed for $199... it's a fun lil ride!

let me know if I should ask more or less. there are lots of pictures!

http://atlanta.craigslist.org/bik/709059861.html
...
Forum: Commuting
04-22-08, 04:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 247
Posted By BesidesDaniel

A blog about atlanta commuting!

Advocating alternative ways of commuting by demystifying the Marta rail system, by providing information about our cities biker friendly routes, and by promoting a progressive & forward-thinking...
03-18-08, 03:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 934
Posted By BesidesDaniel

yeah, they are fake bolts... I don't like the...

yeah, they are fake bolts...
I don't like the look of the extra metal on the chainring either. (the outer chainguard thing ) I was looking on Ebay for some nice new cranks but I should just get...
03-18-08, 02:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 934
Posted By BesidesDaniel

schwinn single speed help me choose cranks

I need advise on where to get some cranks for under $100. what would look good on this bike?

my freewheel is a 18 tooth. I'm looking for around 50 tooth cranks....
02-28-08, 11:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,307
Posted By BesidesDaniel

yeah, I think it's about the aesthetic value,...

yeah, I think it's about the aesthetic value, weight, elegance, & just the style of a fixed gear that I enjoy. I'll go by the local bike store & spend that $7 on a 1/8" chain.

can't wait to post...
02-27-08, 10:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,307
Posted By BesidesDaniel

...

so you're saying the larger chains are backwards compatible with the (smaller) crank chainring? is it only the width of the teeth that varies? not the space between the each tooth?
02-27-08, 07:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,697
Posted By BesidesDaniel

I'm thinkin I might just keep it all original....

I'm thinkin I might just keep it all original. I've started to convert it & I'm seeing that it is going to take a lot of work... Maybe I'll keep all the parts & convert it for a while just to learn...
02-27-08, 07:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,307
Posted By BesidesDaniel

yeah I'm learning a lot on this project. like...

yeah I'm learning a lot on this project. like where to bring my next thread. ( sorry jbonamici )
thanks for all the info guys... as it turns out the chain is specific to the chainring on the cranks...
02-27-08, 01:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,307
Posted By BesidesDaniel

ok cool! thanks for the info... how would I check...

ok cool! thanks for the info... how would I check to see what sort of chain I have? I just bought the freewheel off ebay for $5. (new) so it's not too big of a loss if it doesn't pan out. THe...
02-27-08, 12:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,307
Posted By BesidesDaniel

converting an old Japanese hub to SS

Would this new "bmx" freewheel ( DICTA BRAND LIDA CO ) fit on my hub?
are the threads different.
http://i19.ebayimg.com/05/i/000/da/8e/369f_1.JPG
...
02-27-08, 10:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 281
Posted By BesidesDaniel

thanks alot! are there different threads on...

thanks alot!
are there different threads on freewheels? is it one size fits all?

I'll be putting it on an old sunshine hub circa 79. would it be standard thread?

would this one work?
...
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