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07-08-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,293
Posted By hillyman

Not sure what case to get. I've been using the...

Not sure what case to get. I've been using the Quad Lock system but just got a Pixel 3xl and of course QL doesn't make a case for it. Ordered the QL universal adapter but not wild about idea of my...
07-06-19, 09:28 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,293
Posted By hillyman

Pretty amazing. Which Otterbox case is that?

Pretty amazing. Which Otterbox case is that?
07-02-19, 10:11 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 9,832
Posted By hillyman

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It's not pink, it's salmon
07-02-19, 05:00 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,232
Posted By hillyman

I'm still looks for a combination...

I'm still looks for a combination helmet/kickstand. Come on you crazy engineer/ designers, Kickstarter calls!?
07-01-19, 04:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 747
Posted By hillyman

Interesting but like my Montague design better. ...

Interesting but like my Montague design better.
But reminds me to wonder what happened to Dahons GB1 full sized folding gravel bike they've been showing prototype at bike shows for about 2 years....
07-01-19, 03:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,125
Posted By hillyman

Quite often. My job is out on the road so all my...

Quite often. My job is out on the road so all my bike rides are new places. Lakes, rivers, mountain views, interesting building or strange art displays must be investigated with phone camera in hand....
07-01-19, 01:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,147
Posted By hillyman

Montague X70. I replaced the shock fork with a...

Montague X70. I replaced the shock fork with a Surly Troll non suspension corrected solid fork....
06-30-19, 04:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 881
Posted By hillyman

All depends on the color

All depends on the color
06-30-19, 11:25 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,546
Posted By hillyman

I usually don't unless bike camping then just...

I usually don't unless bike camping then just take stuff off at campsite. But mainly for supplies I take panniers off and use in store as grocery bags.
06-29-19, 07:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,434
Posted By hillyman

You can get over injuries? Ah you younguns

You can get over injuries?
Ah you younguns
06-29-19, 07:31 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,546
Posted By hillyman

I always loved the Pletscher Double but getting...

I always loved the Pletscher Double but getting harder to use on today's frames and with disc brake cable/hose in the way on chainstay. I switched to the Montague rackstand and it's ok. Makes a...
06-29-19, 07:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,147
Posted By hillyman

Site had me when Montagues popped up on homepage....

Site had me when Montagues popped up on homepage. For some reason never thought of mine as a commuter but is a good choice. Sad my model no longer make.
06-29-19, 07:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,725
Posted By hillyman

I can't decide whether worth watching Tour this...

I can't decide whether worth watching Tour this year. But that's what I say every year. Once mountain stages start I'll be glued. And this from someone that never had desire to race to anything.
06-25-19, 04:55 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,658
Posted By hillyman

Is dirt a color? Guess I need to wash my bike to...

Is dirt a color? Guess I need to wash my bike to remember.
06-25-19, 04:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 776
Posted By hillyman

Dealt with that for years riding in rural...

Dealt with that for years riding in rural Southern Illinois which is like the South.
Same kind of folk that we're ready to kick my tail for fighting off two of their poor strays with a mini tire...
06-25-19, 04:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,442
Posted By hillyman

Tire liners sound a lot like me. Maybe why I like...

Tire liners sound a lot like me. Maybe why I like them so much.
I'm way past worring about Strava numbers so I like tire liners just fine on tires that aren't heavy duty like Conti or Swabi tour...
06-14-19, 01:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 940
Posted By hillyman

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I'd rather ride on Friday. Rode to Creal Springs once home to health curing wells...
06-14-19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,229
Posted By hillyman

I'd definitely give it a try as long as I don't...

I'd definitely give it a try as long as I don't have to go to Philly.
06-14-19, 10:46 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,229
Posted By hillyman

Ortlieb is my favorite word.

Ortlieb is my favorite word.
06-12-19, 07:23 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 14,353
Posted By hillyman

Bike Dog - RENO 911! (Video Clip) | Comedy...

Bike Dog - RENO 911! (Video Clip) | Comedy Central (http://www.cc.com/video-clips/otkwug/reno-911--bike-dog)
https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2za7om
Goes better with police short shorts
06-10-19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 641
Posted By hillyman

How about combining technologies and be able to...

How about combining technologies and be able to clip into our saddles and adjust crankarm lengths with flip of a lever?
06-10-19, 12:57 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,010
Posted By hillyman

Pedals come with a crowbar to disconnect shoes...

Pedals come with a crowbar to disconnect shoes from pedals? I like em by looks.
06-10-19, 12:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,413
Posted By hillyman

Sometimes nice people have something to hide and...

Sometimes nice people have something to hide and people you don't like are straight shooters. Some of my best friends are people I didn't like at first. Maybe you just caught them on a bad day.
Dont...
06-10-19, 12:07 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,010
Posted By hillyman

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06-10-19, 06:55 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,476
Posted By hillyman

I know. Was hard for me to let go of my clamshell...

I know. Was hard for me to let go of my clamshell too years ago. Got a brother aged 66 just did. With new folding screen technology kind of making a strange comeback.
06-10-19, 06:23 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,476
Posted By hillyman

Clamshell phone?

Clamshell phone?
06-10-19, 06:18 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,476
Posted By hillyman

Good lord do you still drive a Chevy Vega?

Good lord do you still drive a Chevy Vega?
06-10-19, 05:52 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,431
Posted By hillyman

Takes a certain kind of person to stick with...

Takes a certain kind of person to stick with riding a bike. That's the important thing. To become One with a certain type of bike is magic. But you may be amazed how over time that magic may change...
06-09-19, 08:59 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,624
Posted By hillyman

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06-08-19, 05:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,053
Posted By hillyman

Grave robber!

Grave robber!
06-07-19, 01:29 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,876
Posted By hillyman

Start juggling knives while you ride you'll have...

Start juggling knives while you ride you'll have my vote.
06-07-19, 12:34 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,426
Posted By hillyman

According to the commercials and billboards you...

According to the commercials and billboards you can walk into a casino and lose 10k while having a good time.
Buy the bike you can afford and enjoy!
06-05-19, 02:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,403
Posted By hillyman

Ah the good ole days. Many BF threads on how...

Ah the good ole days. Many BF threads on how Performance and Nashbar were killing the LBS and aluminum frames were the ones that were going to assplode.
06-04-19, 08:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 778
Posted By hillyman

I highly recommend the Shimano pedals and cleats...

I highly recommend the Shimano pedals and cleats that use the SM-SH56. Great for beginners because you can unclip multiple directions. Also for folks like me that have used SPDs for years. Great for...
06-04-19, 12:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,522
Posted By hillyman

Well VT has Lazar Cyclone listed as a multi...

Well VT has Lazar Cyclone listed as a multi sport. Down list is the Specialized Chamonix MIPS listed multi sport too. It's on clearance too around $75 but in stock. Looks pretty roadie to me without...
06-04-19, 09:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 982
Posted By hillyman

I'd look up what brands the shop carrys and take...

I'd look up what brands the shop carrys and take a crash course on bike reviews on YouTube right now.
To be good at sales takes a Type A personality so be positive.
06-04-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,522
Posted By hillyman

Are you wanting a MTB helmet in particular or...

Are you wanting a MTB helmet in particular or cost or safety rating?
I'm getting ready to retire my Bell Super 2 and ordered a Troy Lee Designs A1 Classic MIPS Bike Helmet but won't be home to get...
06-04-19, 06:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,522
Posted By hillyman

my mistake then. When I was looking for the...

my mistake then. When I was looking for the helmet I saw this story and thought it meant it was just added to VT site. Pardon me folks....
06-04-19, 01:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,522
Posted By hillyman

VT must really be on their testing to just now...

VT must really be on their testing to just now add a discontinued model to their list.
06-03-19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,782
Posted By hillyman

That's a great b/w pic. I may have to try that.

That's a great b/w pic. I may have to try that.
06-02-19, 03:06 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 10,867
Posted By hillyman

I would find a Marriage Counselor that rides a...

I would find a Marriage Counselor that rides a bike.
06-01-19, 10:34 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,512
Posted By hillyman

Elite Termo Nanogelite. Expensive and not the...

Elite Termo Nanogelite. Expensive and not the best nozzle/cap but fill with ice and water stays colder longer to me than the polar ones.
05-30-19, 04:37 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,947
Posted By hillyman

Depends on the tire. Some of the Continental or...

Depends on the tire. Some of the Continental or Schwalbe tires I've had seem like their a size or two too small for rim. Other tires practically fall on.
05-30-19, 01:38 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,738
Posted By hillyman

I still use mine the same way. I'm just a...

I still use mine the same way. I'm just a recreational rider so for quick stops fine and it is light. But I bought early access and wasn't reviews that it could be cut that easy. Kind of false...
05-30-19, 09:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,599
Posted By hillyman

Either should be fine. I have both kinds and...

Either should be fine. I have both kinds and mountain bike seem a little more grippy on saddle and can snag on nose of saddle when getting on or off bike. But maybe that's just me. I'd just recommend...
05-30-19, 08:31 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,738
Posted By hillyman

Easy now. The Ottolock carries a rating of better...

Easy now. The Ottolock carries a rating of better than nothing. Which is the same rating I carry as a person. Overpriced and underachieving.
05-29-19, 03:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,782
Posted By hillyman

I grew up on gravel roads and was a happy man...

I grew up on gravel roads and was a happy man when the mountain bike came out. I don't think there's much more you can do than what you've got on a loose surface. But you will develop wicked bike...
05-29-19, 08:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 948
Posted By hillyman

Only interested if can use Keen sandals for...

Only interested if can use Keen sandals for summer and Keen hikers for Fall.
05-29-19, 02:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 425
Posted By hillyman

I'm going to go out on a limb here and say your...

I'm going to go out on a limb here and say your model is RM 125. Your going to have to measure piston diameter tho because being a 1985 cylinder may have been bored before. Also have to check for...
05-29-19, 02:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 972
Posted By hillyman

Because 29er sounds cooler.

Because 29er sounds cooler.
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