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Forum: Introductions
07-21-19, 05:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 129
Posted By delbiker1

Welcome. Be safe out there.

Welcome. Be safe out there.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-19, 05:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 816
Posted By delbiker1

I like the Cyglolight, small and visible. I also...

I like the Cyglolight, small and visible. I also like the Axiom Superspark 150. I had a cyclist tell me he could see it flashing from almost 2 miles away. Recharges quickly also.
07-21-19, 04:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 390
Posted By delbiker1

I love those bikes. I was trying to get one from...

I love those bikes. I was trying to get one from a seller 6 hours drive away. I guess he did not believe I would make the trip for it. He just ended the communication mid talk. Maybe someone local...
07-21-19, 04:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 485
Posted By delbiker1

I like the stem and seat post. If you part it out...

I like the stem and seat post. If you part it out and they are included in that, keep me in mind. Can you give any info on the specs of those two items.
07-21-19, 04:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 549
Posted By delbiker1

I do not like clip ons or fitovers either, but it...

I do not like clip ons or fitovers either, but it is an option. I use a Costa strap to keep my glasses in place when riding, or anything else that causes me to sweat a lot. My bigest problem with...
07-21-19, 01:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 596
Posted By delbiker1

I am a drinker of a lot of water, not just when...

I am a drinker of a lot of water, not just when riding. I rarely go anywhere without a glass or bottle of water with me. When it is hot I drink a 32 oz. bottle in about an hour. I used to drink...
Replies: 36
Views: 2,107
Posted By delbiker1

Looking good! The paint job looks great.Did you...

Looking good! The paint job looks great.Did you buy the paint and do it yourself? When I rebuilt mine I got the decals from velocal.com. Keep us updated as it moves forward. Thanks.
07-21-19, 12:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 549
Posted By delbiker1

I use prescription polarized sunglasses. I use...

I use prescription polarized sunglasses. I use progressive lenses and I get my glasses from Glassesusa.com. You can also get sunglasses that fit over or clip onto your prescription glasses....
07-21-19, 11:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 901
Posted By delbiker1

Great job, very clean with just the right amount...

Great job, very clean with just the right amount of flash!
07-21-19, 04:10 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 904
Posted By delbiker1

For me it is dual sided spd, one side clip-in,...

For me it is dual sided spd, one side clip-in, the other platform. I do have a pair of shoes in which the cleats are not recessed. They have the 2 holes for spd and 3 holes for spd-sl. I use them...
07-21-19, 04:00 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,462
Posted By delbiker1

I believe it is perfectly acceptable to just...

I believe it is perfectly acceptable to just point in the direction you are turning with the arm/hand on the side in the direction you are turning. I also move the arm, from the elbow, up and down as...
Forum: Touring
07-21-19, 02:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 279
Posted By delbiker1

Hello Woody, have not forgotten about looking at...

Hello Woody, have not forgotten about looking at your bikes, just have not been able to get to your area. If you are going to be near Bethany Beach let me know. Maybe we can hook up a ride together...
07-20-19, 06:01 PM
Replies: 1,460
Views: 109,987
Posted By delbiker1

I have not heard from the ebay seller regarding...

I have not heard from the ebay seller regarding his 170 mm crank arms. If you would, please get a couple of pics of your crank arms and let me know what you are looking to get for them. You pm or...
07-20-19, 04:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 258
Posted By delbiker1

I have had no issues with the ones I used. I have...

I have had no issues with the ones I used. I have a couple back up 8 speed that were purchased on sale for around 8 dollars per. The quick links were cheap also. My memory tells me less than $3 each,...
07-20-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 866
Posted By delbiker1

I do not do it every year but some years. It sure...

I do not do it every year but some years. It sure doesn't get easier. Sixty seven and Sept 6th, I believe a Friday, but I will back to driving a school bus. Still might do it on another day. I will...
07-20-19, 01:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,064
Posted By delbiker1

I always wear a cap under my helmet for blocking...

I always wear a cap under my helmet for blocking some of the sunlight and sweat control. In colder temps it is either a cap or a head cover that goes over the ears and neck. I have found a couple of...
07-20-19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 24,443
Views: 2,282,728
Posted By delbiker1

I was going to give it a break today, but, I woke...

I was going to give it a break today, but, I woke up at 3:00am after tossing and turning for most of 4 hours. I drank some coffee had some breakfast, took my old dog out for a short walk and got on...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-19, 11:14 AM
Replies: 2,605
Views: 615,500
Posted By delbiker1

I remember one of the sets of wheels stated the...

I remember one of the sets of wheels stated the hubs are Shimano Claris. The rest just said either Shimano or high grade hubs.
07-20-19, 11:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 303
Posted By delbiker1

Amazon has Nitto technomics in 22.2 x 220 with...

Amazon has Nitto technomics in 22.2 x 220 with 25.4 clamp. I believe it was $42 but it could be more or less by a couple of GWs.
07-19-19, 09:49 PM
Replies: 1,460
Views: 109,987
Posted By delbiker1

ISO, Shimano 6400 170mm square taper crankset, no...

ISO, Shimano 6400 170mm square taper crankset, no need of rings or BB. Numerous items to trade, including same with 175mm arms. If you have the item I can e-mail pictures of trade items. US dollars...
07-19-19, 08:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 865
Posted By delbiker1

No noise with Kool Stop salmon on my rims when...

No noise with Kool Stop salmon on my rims when wet. I mounted them on a bike for the first time about 6 weeks ago and I love them, wet or dry.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-19, 03:50 PM
Replies: 2,605
Views: 615,500
Posted By delbiker1

Wheels on sale

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07-19-19, 01:44 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,272
Posted By delbiker1

I see no reason for someone to be upset when...

I see no reason for someone to be upset when something they sold is on the market again for a higher price. The item is only worth what someone is willing to pay for it. Sellers remorse is just a...
07-19-19, 01:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 578
Posted By delbiker1

Your build is " Tres Magnifique, mon ami! Merci...

Your build is " Tres Magnifique, mon ami! Merci beaucoup!
07-19-19, 01:32 PM
07-19-19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 608
Posted By delbiker1

I think I have to resist temptation nearly...

I think I have to resist temptation nearly everyday. Most days not a bike/frame but components, accessories, clothes etc. that I see on sale, or not, at different websites, want ads, bike shops and...
07-19-19, 10:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 450
Posted By delbiker1

Bicycling is a big part of my life. I bought some...

Bicycling is a big part of my life. I bought some tools a couple of years ago and started to learn the maintenance/mechanical side of bikes. My skills still could use a lot of improvement, but it has...
07-19-19, 10:04 AM
Replies: 24,443
Views: 2,282,728
Posted By delbiker1

Headed out this morning at 6:30 to beat the sun...

Headed out this morning at 6:30 to beat the sun and temp getting high. It was 77 deg. F and high humidity. Also wanted to get my ride in before the beach traffic got real heavy. Put in 32 miles,...
Forum: Introductions
07-19-19, 09:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 157
Posted By delbiker1

Nice intro, Welcome

Nice intro, Welcome
07-18-19, 05:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 386
Posted By delbiker1

Good post, some real good advice in it.

Good post, some real good advice in it.
07-18-19, 05:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 973
Posted By delbiker1

The Charge spoon is 25 to 30 dollars. On Amazon...

The Charge spoon is 25 to 30 dollars. On Amazon and Ebay there are saddles from Asia, cheaper on Ebay I think, the is name GUB. A big selection of different styles. I have one that is good for an...
07-18-19, 05:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 807
Posted By delbiker1

Wow, almost as old as I am. Very cool!

Wow, almost as old as I am. Very cool!
07-18-19, 01:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 973
Posted By delbiker1

I have a new saddle on my steel roadie, Selle...

I have a new saddle on my steel roadie, Selle Italia C2. I have been on it 3 times, longest is 32 miles. I am really liking it. I will have to look to see where I purchased it. I believe the list...
07-18-19, 01:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 807
Posted By delbiker1

Very nice! Nothing like getting a new bike and...

Very nice! Nothing like getting a new bike and learning it's individual ways and language. Also, personalizing it for oneself is a pretty cool process.
07-18-19, 01:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By delbiker1

I would suggest googling riding groups in your...

I would suggest googling riding groups in your area. A lot of groups have different levels of rides for people of different levels to get in with. Definitely need to do some riding to get into ...
Forum: Introductions
07-18-19, 01:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 241
Posted By delbiker1

Welcome to BikeForums, this a good site to see,...

Welcome to BikeForums, this a good site to see, hear of and learn about all different bike related subjects. It can be addictive, so do not let it keep you from actually riding.
07-18-19, 07:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 318
Posted By delbiker1

I really would like to have one of those....

I really would like to have one of those. Whenever I have seen them they are not sized right, or they are too far away and the seller does not want to ship. I am normally a 53/54, but can go up a bit...
07-18-19, 07:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 807
Posted By delbiker1

I can sure relate to your post about being the...

I can sure relate to your post about being the cleanest it will ever be. When I finished re-building my Ochsner that very thought went through my mind. But that is OK, I did it to ride it!
07-18-19, 07:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 807
Posted By delbiker1

I also like a really quiet bike. The Mav open pro...

I also like a really quiet bike. The Mav open pro rims with the Ultegra hubs are as silent as wheels can be. My steel Ochsner with Open Pros is the quietest bike I have ever been on. Cleaning the...
07-18-19, 07:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 486
Posted By delbiker1

The Kool Stop works well. I have never had the...

The Kool Stop works well. I have never had the Grand Prix tires but have had other continentals that were difficult to mount. My experience is that most tires are much easier the second time mounting...
07-17-19, 06:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 586
Posted By delbiker1

In temps in the high 80's into the 90's, I get my...

In temps in the high 80's into the 90's, I get my ride in early morning to be done by 9:30 at the latest. Even if I am just doing a casual, low key ride it is as early as I can do it. The stress of...
07-17-19, 06:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 807
Posted By delbiker1

Cleaned and shined! Show some

I got my miles in this morning before the sun and temp got too high. Just a casual 26 miles. This afternoon I decided to do some maintenance work on my Airborne Zeppelin titanium. I switched the...
Forum: Introductions
07-17-19, 05:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 324
Posted By delbiker1

Welcome to BikeForums and you an A+ on your...

Welcome to BikeForums and you an A+ on your introduction. That is just such a good thing to do. My Mom had her 90th B-day on June 6th and she has been battling cervical cancer since the diagnosis...
07-17-19, 01:15 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,412
Posted By delbiker1

My opinion only, there are too many things in...

My opinion only, there are too many things in this storyline that make no sense.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-19, 02:28 AM
Replies: 2,605
Views: 615,500
Posted By delbiker1

These tires are very good: decent flat...

These tires are very good: decent flat protection, really good milage, good grip and a nice ride. At the sale price you will not find a better bargain. I would have ordered more than two if I did...
07-15-19, 05:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,107
Posted By delbiker1

Definitely not heroic, kindness, sure, but mostly...

Definitely not heroic, kindness, sure, but mostly just the right thing to do. I came upon a gentleman in a wheelchair sitting in the east bound lane of a 2 lane road. I stopped and asked him if he...
07-14-19, 07:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,008
Posted By delbiker1

New bike day ner gets old, even if the new bike...

New bike day ner gets old, even if the new bike is actually an old bike. Very nice bike, ride it like you own it and be safe!
07-13-19, 08:47 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,519
Posted By delbiker1

I started to using DT shifters this year on a...

I started to using DT shifters this year on a early 90's steel bike that I rebuilt. The shifters, derailleurs, the crank and the brakes are the original 105 indexed, 6 speed. I have thought about...
07-13-19, 08:32 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,691
Posted By delbiker1

I rode one organized charity event in 1992. I...

I rode one organized charity event in 1992. I have not, and will not, do another one. Too many people and bikes, too many rules and regulations and too much money involved. I ride solo approximately...
07-12-19, 07:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 854
Posted By delbiker1

Very nice build, great color scheme.

Very nice build, great color scheme.
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