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09-14-16, 09:18 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,677
Posted By Transformer

I don't know whether TAVTA stole the design from...

I don't know whether TAVTA stole the design from Knog or vice versa or if they coincidentially created the same design, but you can get the nighdentical TAVTA Invisible Bike Bell right now from the...
10-01-15, 07:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,572
Posted By Transformer

I ride a 2x2: Speed Drive front, Duomatic Torpedo...

I ride a 2x2: Speed Drive front, Duomatic Torpedo hub rear :thumb:
10-01-15, 07:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,377
Posted By Transformer

Just saw this on the news. I can't recall a...

Just saw this on the news. I can't recall a comparably massive recall in cycling.
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-25-15, 06:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 902
Posted By Transformer

Beautiful bike. Wishing you many more years of...

Beautiful bike. Wishing you many more years of enjoyment.
09-24-15, 01:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,363
Posted By Transformer

I've never been doored by the driver's side,...

I've never been doored by the driver's side, possibly because I'm very cautious, but I had a disturbing near miss a couple of weeks ago by a passenger-side exit from the third car back stopped at a...
09-21-15, 03:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 568
Posted By Transformer

Martone Helmet

I searched and couldn't find anything regarding this helmet on the forums (and very little on the Internets).

Much appreciation to anyone who can answer the following:

- Is it safety...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-20-13, 08:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,304
Posted By Transformer

In Europe, there is the shaft-drive Gsus bike...

In Europe, there is the shaft-drive Gsus bike from Beixo. I can't find the english page anymore. It looks like they still sell it and may have renamed it the g- bike.
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-12-12, 10:37 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,774
Posted By Transformer

I have a 16" current model Frog. It's expensive,...

I have a 16" current model Frog. It's expensive, cool, and high quality but if I had a do over, I'd probably get a Brompton instead. The Frog folds relatively small, but it's a very awkward package...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-10-12, 03:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,822
Posted By Transformer

Here's his obituary from The Telegraph. ...

Here's his obituary from The Telegraph.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/technology-obituaries/9735676/Alex-Moulton.html

I'm riding my TSR 4 (Moulton 50) today as a personal memorial...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-28-12, 03:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,524
Posted By Transformer

I have a Frog. It fits well under my desk at...

I have a Frog. It fits well under my desk at work. I used to keep it in an Ikea bag behind a wastebasket, but lately I just leave it visible (in my locked office).

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10-29-12, 09:34 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 7,212
Posted By Transformer

I got my Dickies hoodie for $17 at the Grocery...

I got my Dickies hoodie for $17 at the Grocery Outlet. I also got an awesome bottle of Chianti for six bucks...then I topped a 3-year-old thread just for giggles.
10-19-12, 03:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,006
Posted By Transformer

I just bought one of these, primarily to increase...

I just bought one of these, primarily to increase my visibility in the fog and at twilight. Mine comes on High --> Low --> Flash. I only use the flashing setting.
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-21-12, 07:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,758
Posted By Transformer

I replaced the stock bouncy spring with the race...

I replaced the stock bouncy spring with the race spring in my TSR (actually, the awesome Mr. Metras did). Now the ride is fantastic. Aesthetically, I prefer the TSR to the Bridgestone. One...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-19-12, 09:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,874
Posted By Transformer

Link doesn't work for me either.

Link doesn't work for me either.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-23-12, 10:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 16,182
Posted By Transformer

Another option to consider is the Big Shot mini...

Another option to consider is the Big Shot mini polo bike. I have no experience with it, but I like the bright colors :)
02-20-12, 07:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,694
Posted By Transformer

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02-20-12, 07:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 594
Posted By Transformer

I like the tires.

I like the tires.
02-10-12, 05:53 PM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 860,975
Posted By Transformer

Today I posted this cool pic on the Walmart Fixie...

Today I posted this cool pic on the Walmart Fixie thread...and the whole thread disappeared!

http://a.yfrog.com/img875/9422/3qpbm.jpg
02-10-12, 05:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,282
Posted By Transformer

Sno-Seal.

Sno-Seal.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-08-12, 11:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,924
Posted By Transformer

Congratulations on both counts! If you see...

Congratulations on both counts! If you see another multi-moder on BART with a Frog, it's probably me :)
Forum: Touring
02-08-12, 06:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,822
Posted By Transformer

When I ride, I usually have a Mini Bear Jaws in...

When I ride, I usually have a Mini Bear Jaws in my tool kit:

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Forum: Folding Bikes
02-08-12, 05:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,387
Posted By Transformer

This reminds me of a local article I read last...

This reminds me of a local article I read last year about the reportedly trendy "Slow Bike Movement."

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2011/07/27/NSL51KCRGV.DTL
02-08-12, 10:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 543
Posted By Transformer

I think WalMart single-handedly killed any market...

I think WalMart single-handedly killed any market for used fixies with the introduction of the Thruster.
02-07-12, 05:47 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,668
Posted By Transformer

Before this thread, the only thing I had to fear...

Before this thread, the only thing I had to fear was bicycling on the street, itself. Now I'm also terrified of posting on BF. Thanks.
Forum: Commuting
02-07-12, 03:54 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,044
Posted By Transformer

Folding bike: Park MT-1 strapped under the...

Folding bike:

Park MT-1 strapped under the seat
(if I get a flat, I'll walk or catch transit)

Non-folding bike:

Qwik-stick (tire lever)
Small allen-key multi-tool (One23 MT4 or Lezyne...
02-07-12, 10:14 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,564
Posted By Transformer

Ctrl-f Niteflux Red Zone 4 not found.

Ctrl-f Niteflux Red Zone 4 not found.
02-06-12, 10:32 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,972
Posted By Transformer

Maybe next you could get your Brooks saddle...

Maybe next you could get your Brooks saddle reupholstered with vinyl.:lol:
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-02-12, 02:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,200
Posted By Transformer

Looks like a great design. How do you think...

Looks like a great design. How do you think these would work on a Moulton TSR?
02-01-12, 12:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,044
Posted By Transformer

FINALLY! A bike to go with my Gravity-Defyer...

FINALLY! A bike to go with my Gravity-Defyer shoes!

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02-01-12, 12:00 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,170
Posted By Transformer

I got stung by a bumblebee on my neck while...

I got stung by a bumblebee on my neck while riding my bike when I was a kid.

I got stung by a yellowjacket on my TONGUE as an adult (on a picnic, not on a bike). My tongue went numb, but...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-30-12, 03:53 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 54,436
Posted By Transformer

Perennially overlooked is the Ron Paul of folding...

Perennially overlooked is the Ron Paul of folding bike companies: Riese und Muller. The Birdy (18" wheels) and Frog (16") are solid performers with smaller, but more fanatical followings than...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-30-12, 01:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 886
Posted By Transformer

Or go all the way with the folding airplane...

Or go all the way with the folding airplane car...

http://www.cnn.com/2012/01/29/opinion/dietrich-plane-that-drives/index.html?hpt=hp_t3
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-27-12, 01:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,117
Posted By Transformer

They've had incessant quality issues (e.g....

They've had incessant quality issues (e.g. leather stretching beyond reasonableness within one year) and several of their retailers have dropped the line.
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-27-12, 12:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,117
Posted By Transformer

Fascinating. It's too bad there's not a better...

Fascinating. It's too bad there's not a better American saddle manufacturer than Selle Anatomica.
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-26-12, 08:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 608
Posted By Transformer

Maxxis 20" "Transformers" tires?

I came across these tires on eBay. I've never heard of them and can't find any other information, e.g. the ETRTO size. They resemble Primo Comets, but come in colored sidewalls. Has anybody seen or...
Forum: Commuting
01-25-12, 01:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,809
Posted By Transformer

Depends on the IGH. I had a Nexus 3 that was...

Depends on the IGH. I had a Nexus 3 that was very simple to remove. I now have a Nexus 8 that's so cumbersome I don't even bother trying to change a rear tube on the road.
Forum: Commuting
01-25-12, 10:44 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 8,928
Posted By Transformer

Acting like an entitled jerk, then posting on the...

Acting like an entitled jerk, then posting on the internet about "beating the living ****" out of people is a sure way to build respect for the cycling community.:bang:
Forum: Touring
01-21-12, 09:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,910
Posted By Transformer

You may reach more knowledgable posters in the...

You may reach more knowledgable posters in the folder forum.
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-19-12, 10:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,561
Posted By Transformer

That White Indistries crank looks like a great...

That White Indistries crank looks like a great innovation.

As far as the existing QR pedals go, I've tried both MKS EZY Superior and Wellgo/xPedo and much prefer the Wellgo QR interface.
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-17-12, 12:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,664
Posted By Transformer

Schwalbe makes a 23-406 version as well. I...

Schwalbe makes a 23-406 version as well. I looked at them a couple of months ago but they are prohibitively expensive for me--around $75 each.

The 700cc versions appear to be more...
01-14-12, 08:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 282
Posted By Transformer

Love it! (But, then again, I'm a guy who stows...

Love it! (But, then again, I'm a guy who stows his dragon boat paddle in a Ruger rifle sock.)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-12, 06:25 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,007
Posted By Transformer

I'm no road racer, but I hope it's OK to post in...

I'm no road racer, but I hope it's OK to post in here. I'm a city rider. The best shoes I have are from Chrome and DVS. Chrome has many different styles, all with similar soles, available with or...
01-13-12, 07:45 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 4,102
Posted By Transformer

It amuses me that people assume all cyclists have...

It amuses me that people assume all cyclists have the same opinions on cycling-related legislation.
01-12-12, 12:17 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,365
Posted By Transformer

No. I think driving is rightly a privilege and...

No. I think driving is rightly a privilege and cycling is rightly a right.
01-12-12, 12:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 749
Posted By Transformer

Those look awesome and less intimidating to...

Those look awesome and less intimidating to install than VO sew-ups. I currently have Nashbar leather wrap on my moustache bars (which looks like it will last a long time), but Gropes will be next...
01-12-12, 11:20 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,696
Posted By Transformer

I have a new favorite minimalist multitool that...

I have a new favorite minimalist multitool that has dethroned my Lezyne SV-5: it's the One23 MT4.
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It doesn't quite have the leverage (or the fit and finish) of the SV-5, but it's...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-08-12, 06:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,937
Posted By Transformer

The Moulton group on yahoo has a lot of members...

The Moulton group on yahoo has a lot of members who are knowledgable (and passionate) about vintage models.

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/moultonbicycle/
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-07-12, 10:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 654
Posted By Transformer

Thank you, badrad. That's exactly what I wanted...

Thank you, badrad. That's exactly what I wanted to confirm.
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-06-12, 08:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 654
Posted By Transformer

LOL. It IS a broccoli rubber band! But I don't...

LOL. It IS a broccoli rubber band! But I don't roll up my cash like a mobster (or even have enough cash to make an impressive showing after buying the Moulton).
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-06-12, 04:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 654
Posted By Transformer

Thanks. My motivation is size, not cost. I'm...

Thanks. My motivation is size, not cost. I'm constantly trying to minimize the essentials. Last year I replaced my wallet with a rubber band. :D
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