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Forum: Foo
02-19-19, 06:31 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 29,454
Posted By Speedway2

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The CRKT Heiho has been the one I've carried the longest as my EDC. It has the...
02-19-19, 06:20 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,161
Posted By Speedway2

I'm sure anyone who needs to lock their bike in...

I'm sure anyone who needs to lock their bike in the city will take the "beater".....
Forum: Foo
02-09-19, 03:04 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,672
Posted By Speedway2

I bought a MacBook Air in 2013. Haven't had a...

I bought a MacBook Air in 2013. Haven't had a problem with it since. I probably just jinxed myself.........
01-28-19, 06:28 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,980
Posted By Speedway2

Op...don't be too quick to count out "steel"...

Op...don't be too quick to count out "steel" framed bikes.....
01-22-19, 12:56 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,031
Posted By Speedway2

Even tho my cell is locked.....pressing any...

Even tho my cell is locked.....pressing any button will activate the main screen with "ICE xxx-xxx-xxxx"
01-09-19, 02:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,285
Posted By Speedway2

I think there's one in the neighborhood.....never...

I think there's one in the neighborhood.....never mind.
01-04-19, 05:23 PM
Replies: 2,346
Views: 443,361
Posted By Speedway2

I can't remember if I posted here already...

I can't remember if I posted here already lol.....
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01-04-19, 05:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,293
Posted By Speedway2

Yup....I can relate. My wife's last bike cost...

Yup....I can relate. My wife's last bike cost $1,500.00 (on sale). She had to have it 'cause it had pink highlights....
12-02-18, 05:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,710
Posted By Speedway2

I've had a pair of shot bar-ends On and Off my...

I've had a pair of shot bar-ends On and Off my "street" MTB over the years (since 1996). I'm indifferent. They are currently off the bike.....
11-30-18, 11:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 349
Posted By Speedway2

Welcome to a great forum where you'll find lots...

Welcome to a great forum where you'll find lots of info!

I recently went thru this same scenario and found so many options. Start with your budget then use Google to get some ideas for similar...
11-27-18, 08:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 554
Posted By Speedway2

Good choice! Nashbar has some nice deals on...

Good choice! Nashbar has some nice deals on Breezers....
11-27-18, 07:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 502
Posted By Speedway2

Sounds like you just need to fix your Trek and...

Sounds like you just need to fix your Trek and buy another bike to better suit your needs.
I own 4 bikes and each one fills a type of riding I want (for the day). My wife thinks I have 3 too many...
Replies: 27
Views: 1,730
Posted By Speedway2

I owned the same bike/colour in the early 70's. ...

I owned the same bike/colour in the early 70's. Loved that bike. Unfortunately, someone wanted it too (stolen).....
Nice score. Enjoy the bike!
11-23-18, 06:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 554
Posted By Speedway2

OP, if you're looking for opinions.....at your...

OP, if you're looking for opinions.....at your price point and for your intended use get yourself a rigid hybrid and keep your tires properly inflated.
11-22-18, 11:21 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,822
Posted By Speedway2

I'm not a doctor but I would imagine breathing...

I'm not a doctor but I would imagine breathing cold air deep into your lungs during (cardio activities) could add additional stress to your heart......
Forum: Foo
11-19-18, 01:24 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 5,223
Posted By Speedway2

I was flipping thru the channels last night and...

I was flipping thru the channels last night and stopped at a station with the opening song "Ahead by a Century" by the Tragically Hip. Being Canadian, I was curious what kind of show would use it....
11-13-18, 11:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 494
Posted By Speedway2

I gave up on the trainers that attach to the bike...

I gave up on the trainers that attach to the bike and bought a dedicated stationary bike with belt drive and magnetic tension. Super smooth and quite.
Saves buying a new rear tire come spring.
Forum: Foo
11-13-18, 11:36 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,306
Posted By Speedway2

I have to agree....way too much electronics in...

I have to agree....way too much electronics in new cars today!

I initially thought this tread was about manual vs auto transmission. I've been driving and owning vehicles with 3 pedals since...
Forum: Foo
11-13-18, 08:11 AM
Replies: 7,856
Views: 683,188
Posted By Speedway2

Looks like a dudette to me....and she's oblivious...

Looks like a dudette to me....and she's oblivious to the fact she's being chased.
Forum: Fatbikes
11-08-18, 06:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,150
Posted By Speedway2

I've mainly owned bikes with tires recommending...

I've mainly owned bikes with tires recommending 100-120psi.

When I (recently) bought my first fat tire bike (4"x26") the recommended max pressure on the tire was 20psi. I scratched my head and...
11-06-18, 11:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 801
Posted By Speedway2

Keep the Schwinn as your grocery getter and buy...

Keep the Schwinn as your grocery getter and buy the Aventon Mataro for enjoyment.....
11-04-18, 05:54 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 6,846
Posted By Speedway2

Every bike I've bought from the LBS came with...

Every bike I've bought from the LBS came with pedals thrown in with the purchase. Maybe not the best quality or exactly what I wanted but I've always found use for them.....
11-03-18, 07:22 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,908
Posted By Speedway2

Any guys here ride a women specific bike? ...

Any guys here ride a women specific bike?

Nope.
I've sat on my wife's (Devinci MTB and Colnago Road) and they just don't feel right.....
11-02-18, 07:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 772
Posted By Speedway2

Lube will collect grit and will act like...

Lube will collect grit and will act like sandpaper on the "parts" the chain comes in contact with.
Keep your chain clean.....
11-01-18, 10:07 AM
Replies: 20,761
Views: 1,979,468
Posted By Speedway2

That catalogue (1955) was a bit before my time...

That catalogue (1955) was a bit before my time but Eaton's downtown Toronto brought lots of joy growing up. Especially around X-Mas time with their window displays competing against Sears(next...
10-31-18, 12:26 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,051
Posted By Speedway2

One of my bikes started doing what I call "ghost...

One of my bikes started doing what I call "ghost shifting"(after many months hanging from the rafters). Similar to what you're experiencing.

Since it wasn't my primary bike I didn't need to fix it...
10-30-18, 10:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 754
Posted By Speedway2

Don't forget to shim the "tailing" end of the...

Don't forget to shim the "tailing" end of the brake pads by a mm or two so you get some toe-in on the front part of the pads.
10-29-18, 12:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,108
Posted By Speedway2

That`s impressive....not the fact that you were...

That`s impressive....not the fact that you were going 20mph but the fact that the cop could tell the dif between a car doing over 15 vs a bike.
10-25-18, 12:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 770
Posted By Speedway2

Winters would be so much better if it never...

Winters would be so much better if it never snowed on the roads. Just in the parks and ski hills.

Every Winter there are so many snow newbies driving in the snow for the first time....and without...
10-25-18, 10:39 AM
10-24-18, 02:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 824
Posted By Speedway2

Those Jteks look pretty!.......pretty expensive...

Those Jteks look pretty!.......pretty expensive that is.
10-24-18, 07:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 824
Posted By Speedway2

adamrice...did you come up with a solution? I'd...

adamrice...did you come up with a solution?
I'd like to swap the drops on my Road bike with the same brake/shifter set-up (like what OneIsAllYouNeed has done)
10-23-18, 01:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 173
Posted By Speedway2

Drops to Bullhorns conversion

I have an "old" 8/3spd Road bike that I want to convert from drop bars to Bullhorn bars. I want to replace the brifters for shifters and brake levers.
The bars seems simple but stuck on if its...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-18, 05:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 927
Posted By Speedway2

I have a pair of Mavic Touring shoes. They have...

I have a pair of Mavic Touring shoes. They have the "look" of Road shoes but the sole is recessed enough that you're not walking on the cleats.
I use the same shoes for my Road and MTB bikes. I'm...
10-21-18, 01:30 PM
Replies: 6,480
Views: 1,503,132
Posted By Speedway2

1995 Marin Muirwoods. I bought this bike brand...

1995 Marin Muirwoods.
I bought this bike brand new in 1995. I rode thousands of countless km's on paved roads with Specialized 1.25" Fat Boy slicks(went thru several sets). It's been sitting for...
Forum: Fatbikes
10-19-18, 04:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,282
Posted By Speedway2

Thanks for you opinion(s) folks! Really...

Thanks for you opinion(s) folks! Really appreciate it.

I know nothing about spoke lacing but at this point can a LBS simply ``move` the``NDS spokes to left side of the rim. Or would they have to...
10-18-18, 06:05 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,176
Posted By Speedway2

Bike looks great! Glad things worked out. My...

Bike looks great! Glad things worked out.
My wife loves her CX Zero and I've been thinking about adding one (CF).
Would you recommend buying a Colnago and is the potential for a repeat failure in...
Forum: Foo
10-18-18, 05:05 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,673
Posted By Speedway2

Don't ever start a fight....but if you find...

Don't ever start a fight....but if you find yourself in one make sure you finish it.
10-17-18, 05:33 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,196
Posted By Speedway2

I was just thinking the same tonight. No more...

I was just thinking the same tonight. No more evening rides after dinner. Looks like I'll have to make time on the weekends...provided the weather co-operates.
10-17-18, 12:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 888
Posted By Speedway2

JimmyFish....I meant to sway the seat and pedals...

JimmyFish....I meant to sway the seat and pedals with the wife's bike:)
Forum: Fatbikes
10-17-18, 12:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,282
Posted By Speedway2

dabac....that's a lot of technical detail! ...

dabac....that's a lot of technical detail! Thanks for that.
As you've alluded this bike will not be a "high-mileage" bike. It's for those lazy days when I just want to casually ride around the...
10-16-18, 07:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 967
Posted By Speedway2

I saw what you did there.....good one!

I saw what you did there.....good one!
10-16-18, 12:10 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 12,404
Posted By Speedway2

I'm 16yrs your j***or and I'm happy to avoid all...

I'm 16yrs your j***or and I'm happy to avoid all hills on my Cruiser! You're an inspiration:thumb:
10-16-18, 10:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 888
Posted By Speedway2

JimmyFish....enjoy the ride! A couple of nice...

JimmyFish....enjoy the ride!
A couple of nice bikes to get back into it but I'd swap to pedals and seat;)
10-15-18, 07:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,238
Posted By Speedway2

If you ride mainly paved roads a road tire will...

If you ride mainly paved roads a road tire will make a huge difference vs knobbies.

I've been running Specialized Fatboy 26"x1.25" slicks on my Marin mountain bike(rigid) since the late '90s....
10-14-18, 03:41 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,629
Posted By Speedway2

rotflmfao!!!!!

rotflmfao!!!!!
10-14-18, 09:19 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 12,404
Posted By Speedway2

I don't get it either. I'm also new to the Forum...

I don't get it either. I'm also new to the Forum but at 58yrs I'm not new to cycling. I vaguely remember riding a trike at 3ish:)
I recently picked up a Cruiser and enjoying the relaxed experience...
10-14-18, 08:28 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,629
Posted By Speedway2

Tony....I hope I didn't hurt your feelings and...

Tony....I hope I didn't hurt your feelings and maybe you'll come back because who's going to tell me how to spend my $$$ and tell me what's best for me?
I just came back from a completing a 10 mile...
10-13-18, 12:20 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,629
Posted By Speedway2

Philiphine.....That would look awesome on my...

Philiphine.....That would look awesome on my bike!. Even left in black...ok maybe a flat black. At that price it is definitely worth getting even if it only turns out to be a winter project.
10-13-18, 05:57 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,629
Posted By Speedway2

Really tony? Are you confusing fact vs opinion...

Really tony? Are you confusing fact vs opinion (again). Didn't you just convert your GF's 7spd to 3spd because it was her choice? I guess she didn't get the memo and I don't think anyone is getting...
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