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10-11-19, 12:50 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By 52telecaster

I got to kickapoo st park early but the rain and...

I got to kickapoo st park early but the rain and cold made me stay. Gonna have to turn back tomorrow. The temp is supposed to be 30 tonight. My 20 degree bag may keep me from dying... bundled up and...
10-10-19, 07:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 309
Posted By 52telecaster

An stx derailleur will let you mount it lower. I...

An stx derailleur will let you mount it lower. I use em because i use small rings.
10-10-19, 07:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 496
Posted By 52telecaster

Yeah, i have a gig next thursday or i wouldnt...

Yeah, i have a gig next thursday or i wouldnt come back. Well that and cigars have just been delivered to my house.
10-10-19, 05:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 496
Posted By 52telecaster

I didnt cry but i sure made other plans. Should...

I didnt cry but i sure made other plans. Should be in kickapoo state park in my tent tomorrow
10-10-19, 04:35 PM
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Posted By 52telecaster

Awesome!

Awesome!
10-10-19, 03:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 496
Posted By 52telecaster

I just use google bike from the east bluff of...

I just use google bike from the east bluff of peoria to moraine view. Was going from moraine view to kickapoo st park but constant headwinds made me wimp out and take a motel in rantoul...
10-10-19, 05:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 496
Posted By 52telecaster

Lots of goose poop.

Lots of goose poop.
10-09-19, 05:49 PM
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Views: 496
Posted By 52telecaster

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10-09-19, 05:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 496
Posted By 52telecaster

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10-09-19, 05:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 496
Posted By 52telecaster

Brief tour from central Illinois to Indiana and back

Just took off today. 62 miles and a great shower at the...
10-08-19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 908
Posted By 52telecaster

Tenax scwinns rock! Enjoy.

Tenax scwinns rock! Enjoy.
10-07-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 2,710
Views: 217,668
Posted By 52telecaster

The barn is awesome!

The barn is awesome!
10-07-19, 02:53 PM
Replies: 2,710
Views: 217,668
Posted By 52telecaster

Most of ur pics dont show, i will say i really...

Most of ur pics dont show, i will say i really like the vo stuff I've used.
10-06-19, 04:44 PM
Replies: 2,710
Views: 217,668
Posted By 52telecaster

I worry about the bike too...

I worry about the bike too...
10-06-19, 11:26 AM
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Views: 217,668
Posted By 52telecaster

The job isnt that tuff its just looking at what...

The job isnt that tuff its just looking at what saves your life that makes me a tad more cautious.
10-06-19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 22,143
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Posted By 52telecaster

Excellent. I have a couple of those shifters and...

Excellent. I have a couple of those shifters and a chromolly schwinn framset that will get that treatment.
10-06-19, 09:37 AM
Replies: 2,710
Views: 217,668
Posted By 52telecaster

I find servicing my own automotive brakes makes...

I find servicing my own automotive brakes makes me a more conservative driver.
10-05-19, 10:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 651
Posted By 52telecaster

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I concur.
10-05-19, 12:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 304
Posted By 52telecaster

Excellent article. 27" easy touring gear my...

Excellent article. 27" easy touring gear my ass..... at this stage of life i use 18 or lower.
10-05-19, 11:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 304
Posted By 52telecaster

Excellent article. 27" easy touring gear my...

Excellent article. 27" easy touring gear my ass..... at this stage of life i use 18 or lower.
10-05-19, 08:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 368
Posted By 52telecaster

Getting ready to take a brief tour to indiana...

Getting ready to take a brief tour to indiana from peoria il. Wish more trails were on the way.
10-05-19, 04:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 400
Posted By 52telecaster

Nice read. Those low gears hurt my touring knees.

Nice read. Those low gears hurt my touring knees.
10-04-19, 11:55 AM
Replies: 22,143
Views: 2,342,119
Posted By 52telecaster

This is why i covet 36 hole hubs! I have an...

This is why i covet 36 hole hubs! I have an aluminum cased aw in 36 that i will die with.
10-03-19, 11:18 PM
Replies: 2,710
Views: 217,668
Posted By 52telecaster

Gretches are nice but i never owned one....

Gretches are nice but i never owned one. Currently have 2 teles and an archtop.
10-03-19, 11:11 PM
Replies: 22,143
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Posted By 52telecaster

I've done what you're thinking about doing. The...

I've done what you're thinking about doing. The front fork on my robin hood just barely had enough room for 32s and a fender. If your bike takes 27s thought it will be fine of course. I will say I...
10-03-19, 03:26 PM
10-03-19, 02:03 PM
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Posted By 52telecaster

Damn nice place to start.

Damn nice place to start.
10-03-19, 01:03 PM
Replies: 22,143
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Posted By 52telecaster

It was tempting at 65.00 but i have a houseful of...

It was tempting at 65.00 but i have a houseful of bikes now. Were it a 23" mens I'd buy it.
10-03-19, 09:00 AM
Replies: 22,143
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Posted By 52telecaster

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This showed up at the coop in peoria il. 1955...
10-01-19, 01:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 745
Posted By 52telecaster

When i was a kid, the rich kids up the street had...

When i was a kid, the rich kids up the street had scwinns, it was the 60s and they were the bomb. I had hand me downs my dad and grandfather fixed. In reality the ones we rode were probably better. I...
10-01-19, 11:43 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,603
Posted By 52telecaster

After catching up on this thread i now realize i...

After catching up on this thread i now realize i am in a bike rescue community. Cool, i do often find homes for old bikes!
10-01-19, 11:36 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,603
Posted By 52telecaster

After catching up on this thread i now realize i...

After catching up on this thread i now realize i am in a bike rescue community. Cool, i do often find homes for old bikes!
10-01-19, 11:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,262
Posted By 52telecaster

I enjoyed it immensely, my gf thinks im crazy...

I enjoyed it immensely, my gf thinks im crazy when i watch this stuff. Of course she likes Japanese horror so there u go.
10-01-19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 745
Posted By 52telecaster

A friend of mind had me ride his varsity the...

A friend of mind had me ride his varsity the other day. Wow.... i remember wanting one. So glad i never got one.
10-01-19, 12:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 745
Posted By 52telecaster

Ty for the article. I love the ads. Reminds me of...

Ty for the article. I love the ads. Reminds me of being 22 with a wife and kid and no chance at buying a decent bike.
09-29-19, 08:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 337
Posted By 52telecaster

Delivered the Peoria journal star on a western...

Delivered the Peoria journal star on a western flyer stingray wannabe when i was 12. Had a huge front basket that i crushed hitting a parked car one morning.
09-27-19, 10:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,262
Posted By 52telecaster

Great movie until the end. Then its ridiculous....

Great movie until the end. Then its ridiculous. Killer bikes though.
09-27-19, 10:26 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,702
Posted By 52telecaster

When my bike is light, relatively unloaded, i...

When my bike is light, relatively unloaded, i can do that slow cadence climbing in a higher gear. It involves pulling up on the bars while mashing. It feels great in a strange way.
09-27-19, 08:47 AM
Replies: 5,792
Views: 485,133
Posted By 52telecaster

I certainly feel your pain.

I certainly feel your pain.
09-25-19, 09:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,891
Posted By 52telecaster

My gf says the older cat(the one who loves me)...

My gf says the older cat(the one who loves me) wont tolerate more cats or we might have them. We are babysitting a dog this weekend. She loves torties but these torties dont love her.
09-25-19, 08:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,891
Posted By 52telecaster

My gf is the adopter of cats at our house. One of...

My gf is the adopter of cats at our house. One of them loves me, the other thinks im a monster.
09-25-19, 08:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,045
Posted By 52telecaster

When i set one up its usually with 700c wheels. I...

When i set one up its usually with 700c wheels. I use 21 in back and 42 in front this gives me approximately, 40.5 54 72. This is pretty good for cruising around town. Very often i will go with 2...
09-25-19, 02:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,891
Posted By 52telecaster

Husband. Hell if he would do the dishes and...

Husband. Hell if he would do the dishes and change the oil i would for sure.
09-25-19, 02:30 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,702
Posted By 52telecaster

Ty, i wanted something thay didn't look new...

Ty, i wanted something thay didn't look new fangled, plus the ability to go with a 20 was terrific. When touring fully loaded 20-34 is almost never needed but when it is its a godsend.
09-25-19, 10:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,891
Posted By 52telecaster

If i weren't hetero i might get one of those...

If i weren't hetero i might get one of those myself.
09-25-19, 08:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 336
Posted By 52telecaster

They are a bit cooler. Lugs are nice. A bike like...

They are a bit cooler. Lugs are nice. A bike like that can be real cool for setting up with a sturmy archer 3 speed hub.
09-25-19, 07:50 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,355
Posted By 52telecaster

The bike and turntable are earlier in this thread...

The bike and turntable are earlier in this thread but you anglophiles may dig my latest aquisition. Leak Sandwich...
09-25-19, 07:45 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,702
Posted By 52telecaster

I guarantee I am the slowest guy here. I just...

I guarantee I am the slowest guy here. I just turned 63 and am sedentary by the board's standards. I generally commute and tour on my bikes. My bob jackson has gearing meant for a truck. I use a...
09-24-19, 11:48 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,603
Posted By 52telecaster

I help folks with bikes and hifi because its fun,...

I help folks with bikes and hifi because its fun, but also because i hate to see something perfectly good go to waste.
09-24-19, 10:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,891
Posted By 52telecaster

I had a stuck seatpost on an old chromoly schwinn...

I had a stuck seatpost on an old chromoly schwinn traveler. I though it might make a nice winter bike. Reading this thread made me afraid to do the lye thing so i walked downstairs with a large...
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