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03-22-19, 09:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 305
Posted By Dave Cutter

This thread..... should overwhelm these...

This thread..... should overwhelm these forums.... and last for years. A period of each of my day is spent thinking about "my next bike". Occasionally.... even on days a brought a N+1 bike home... I...
03-22-19, 09:15 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 54,248
Posted By Dave Cutter

As a mature man.... I have some first-hand...

As a mature man.... I have some first-hand experience with dehydration. It isn't something we generally talk about publicly. But staying properly hydrated can be difficult-ish for men 50+. I had a...
Forum: Foo
03-10-19, 08:53 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 5,390
Posted By Dave Cutter

I just binge-watched some "new" Star Treks on CBS...

I just binge-watched some "new" Star Treks on CBS all access. The series is extremely well produced... in every way. But also.... not the same in so many ways as the old and 2nd gen Star Treks.
03-07-19, 09:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,524
Posted By Dave Cutter

IMHO.... for a long challenging ride.... the best...

IMHO.... for a long challenging ride.... the best use of OOTS is to preserve blood flow and save butt pain. In most cases.... riders tire on a long ride, and then remain seated. Blood pools in the...
01-24-19, 01:52 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 9,576
Posted By Dave Cutter

I stopped in the local Performance shop while I...

I stopped in the local Performance shop while I was out today. They close this weekend... and said the "deal" to buy Performance fell-through. They only had a handful of anything. Could have bought a...
01-23-19, 08:14 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 9,576
Posted By Dave Cutter

Nice to read! 65 store is still a good sized...

Nice to read! 65 store is still a good sized chain. I hope they do well. Too little, too late for my local (Dayton Ohio) store... they close this weekend. I will miss performance.
01-13-19, 09:39 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 54,248
Posted By Dave Cutter

That's one big tree. But nothing compared to you...

That's one big tree. But nothing compared to you two's accomplishment. It is heart warming to see things work out so well for you two.
12-30-18, 08:58 PM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 134,251
Posted By Dave Cutter

Thank you for the suggestion. I don't know much...

Thank you for the suggestion. I don't know much about little girls. My grand-daughters are the only ones I know. But... I am pretty sure... 12" bikes are pretty much 3-4 year old's size. I can...
12-29-18, 10:49 PM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 134,251
Posted By Dave Cutter

I finished my child's road bike build. The grand...

I finished my child's road bike build. The grand daughters love it.
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Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-18, 06:02 AM
Replies: 10,223
Views: 2,658,502
Posted By Dave Cutter

My Schwalbe tires were like new (as was the bike)...

My Schwalbe tires were like new (as was the bike) with only 21 miles ridden. I can't let myself remove those without some more miles on them (I am too cheap). However... I had no problem ditching the...
12-15-18, 05:31 PM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 134,251
Posted By Dave Cutter

Still lots of work needs to be done. Besides...

Still lots of work needs to be done. Besides waiting for the handlebar tape to arrive from China... I've ordered a set of training wheels (it is a 12" bike). But I think it's recognizable as to what...
12-15-18, 01:38 PM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 134,251
Posted By Dave Cutter

Thank you for the suggestion and confirmation. I...

Thank you for the suggestion and confirmation. I had searched the Interweb and concluded that a heat gun is the way to go. My wife is the painter in our household so I asked to borrow her heat gun....
12-15-18, 12:47 PM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 134,251
Posted By Dave Cutter

LOL that's very kind. But I am taking lots of...

LOL that's very kind. But I am taking lots of pics.... and documenting my progress.

My wife helped out. Lent me the use of her spray bottle of Goo Gone. And more importantly her finger nails. So...
12-13-18, 02:44 PM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 134,251
Posted By Dave Cutter

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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It seems like most of my wrenching "projects" involve cleaning up old... less...
12-12-18, 07:36 PM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 134,251
Posted By Dave Cutter

Just got a start on a road bike for my...

Just got a start on a road bike for my granddaughter. OK... she's still a little young to ride yet. But I hope to start her out right.
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11-28-18, 02:36 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 9,576
Posted By Dave Cutter

Maybe. No.... traffic has fallen...

Maybe.



No.... traffic has fallen considerably here.... and at most forums. Forums are little more than whiteboards.... and many/most have switched to social media formats.

Much like most...
11-27-18, 09:08 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 9,576
Posted By Dave Cutter

A loss yes. Sad... most certainly. But it is also...

A loss yes. Sad... most certainly. But it is also an opportunity. As much bad as this all is..... in many, or most cases, more good will come from these normal changes.
11-26-18, 09:46 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,736
Posted By Dave Cutter

No. Cycling … for me is a real joy. Cycling may...

No. Cycling … for me is a real joy. Cycling may or may not have other benefits. But for me cycling is not a means to an end. I ride for the fun.
11-25-18, 09:44 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 9,576
Posted By Dave Cutter

Is even the classic and vintage threads turning...

Is even the classic and vintage threads turning into P&R threads now? Maybe that's why this forum is in it's own death spiral....
11-25-18, 07:18 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 9,576
Posted By Dave Cutter

The comment was dated. Eight Balls... were a kids...

The comment was dated. Eight Balls... were a kids toy... which predicted the future. Adults realize... we can NOT know the future.

The store is in a death spiral. They might survive.... there will...
11-25-18, 06:55 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 9,576
Posted By Dave Cutter

My crystal ball says: It is certain. No......

My crystal ball says: It is certain. No... wait... that's my Magic Eight Ball. In real life... rarely is the future a certainty.
11-23-18, 10:00 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 9,576
Posted By Dave Cutter

I'd say this best fits the old adage... that you...

I'd say this best fits the old adage... that you can't spent yourself wealthy. Making profit.... no matter big or small your business is NEVER a given... or even an easy task. Making money is a...
11-21-18, 06:48 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 9,576
Posted By Dave Cutter

Lots of customers in the store today.... we all...

Lots of customers in the store today.... we all got the email. It was like a viewing at a funeral. I will roll with this... I accept change well. But I did enjoy that store.
11-21-18, 01:20 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 9,576
Posted By Dave Cutter

BTW... I stopped in the Dayton store this...

BTW... I stopped in the Dayton store this morning. They said 40 (of the 104) stores are closing.
11-21-18, 01:17 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 9,576
Posted By Dave Cutter

I disagree. Every adult on planet Earth knows...

I disagree. Every adult on planet Earth knows rates go up as well as down. It isn't the normal cycles of change that caused Performance to fail. It was poor management that hurt Performance, and...
11-21-18, 09:27 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 9,576
Posted By Dave Cutter

It begins:...

It begins: https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1102x753/lbs_closing_73ec83f2883425340392e61d43906ba591170610.jpg
11-20-18, 10:08 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 9,576
Posted By Dave Cutter

You might be right! But even the iconic Apple is...

You might be right! But even the iconic Apple is currently having some flat-ish sales... and today... stock prices seem down too. Prices and desirability always goes up... and down. We'll likely have...
11-18-18, 08:00 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 9,576
Posted By Dave Cutter

I once told my boss at the time: .... as much as...

I once told my boss at the time: .... as much as I love this job... if you stop paying me I stop showing up. It's ALWAYS only about the money.
11-18-18, 04:09 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 9,576
Posted By Dave Cutter

I don't know your definition of either greed or...

I don't know your definition of either greed or piggish..... I wouldn't call Performance either. And.... with a looming chapter 11... it would seem apparent they weren't greedy or piggish enough.
11-18-18, 11:48 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 9,576
Posted By Dave Cutter

All retail are sales moving targets... of a...

All retail are sales moving targets... of a customer base. Performance got big during bicycle popularity. Now with the fall in cycling as a popular sport.... sales are in a slump. Retail ain't for...
11-14-18, 08:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,687
Posted By Dave Cutter

My wife had several carpal tunnel surgery's.......

My wife had several carpal tunnel surgery's.... and now her daughter is having carpal tunnel surgery as well. Your doctor (and your search engine) should have more info.
11-13-18, 11:53 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,452
Posted By Dave Cutter

I've often been surprised at how many bikes I've...

I've often been surprised at how many bikes I've seen that appear to have been hung-up in the garage or attic.... with having barely been ridden. There are plenty if great bikes out there for those...
11-06-18, 11:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,919
Posted By Dave Cutter

Locally.... we have hundreds of interconnected...

Locally.... we have hundreds of interconnected cycling paths. Mostly rails-to-trails.... and increasingly more and more bicycle "lanes" on the streets too. But the big move towards cycling.......
11-02-18, 08:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,919
Posted By Dave Cutter

Many engineers... also work closely with other...

Many engineers... also work closely with other engineering groups.... and their own legal departments. So the legal safety of prevailing ideas... often rule the decisions/designs. I myself... would...
10-26-18, 10:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 629
Posted By Dave Cutter

Front wheel rear wheel... either are OK (I...

Front wheel rear wheel... either are OK (I alternate and hang my bikes 16" on center). One hook is fine.
10-21-18, 10:36 PM
Replies: 989
Views: 161,298
Posted By Dave Cutter

I had posted in June.... that I had sold my...

I had posted in June.... that I had sold my classic Cannondale.



I can only own so many bikes. And I had impulsively purchased a like new (nearly new) CAAD 10. But I still had a wall queen that...
10-08-18, 01:56 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,303
Posted By Dave Cutter

80% of the American population couldn't even...

80% of the American population couldn't even guess who John Kerry is. 70% can't tell you who Mike Pence is.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-18, 06:55 AM
Replies: 18,638
Views: 3,685,312
Posted By Dave Cutter

I decided my current "project bike" is actually a...

I decided my current "project bike" is actually a keeper. So I gathered spare parts (which included a spare saddle bag) and bought a new Genuine Innovations CO2 Air Chuck Inflator. All my bikes...
10-07-18, 07:26 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,303
Posted By Dave Cutter

I've seen other collectables rise and fall in...

I've seen other collectables rise and fall in price. Some never recover in price... others increase more-so. In 1976... the bicentennial was very, very, good for antiques. Following that price...
10-02-18, 06:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,120
Posted By Dave Cutter

I like the idea of gear! My first year of active...

I like the idea of gear! My first year of active adult cycling I bought a decent bike.... and really enjoyed myself. But good gear really makes a difference. Jerseys, shorts, gloves, helmet, skull...
10-02-18, 06:43 PM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 134,251
Posted By Dave Cutter

I had got in a 25 mile ride on the CAD2... just...

I had got in a 25 mile ride on the CAD2... just before I picked up the snot-virus (I think that's the medical term). And just today chanced another ride. I really like the way that bike performs. I...
10-01-18, 09:44 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 54,248
Posted By Dave Cutter

Memories can be highly over-rated. Many of us...

Memories can be highly over-rated. Many of us have missing periods of time. For me... it's no big deal. Everything that really matters is happening right now.
10-01-18, 08:47 PM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 134,251
Posted By Dave Cutter

I like your red tape and bottle cages! I've been...

I like your red tape and bottle cages! I've been under the weather recently.... haven't ridden but have done a little wrenching. I visited the local bicycle co-op and made a donation while picking up...
09-23-18, 09:30 PM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 134,251
Posted By Dave Cutter

I repacked the wheel bearings in my daily...

I repacked the wheel bearings in my daily rider... when I noticed a slight jiggle of the front wheel. Finding some imperfections (wear) in the cones... made me decide To just have the wheels rebuilt....
Forum: Foo
09-07-18, 10:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 872
Posted By Dave Cutter

I had no idea Burt played in Magnum PI

I had no idea Burt played in Magnum PI
09-07-18, 10:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,687
Posted By Dave Cutter

Hand pain/numbness is most likely caused by too...

Hand pain/numbness is most likely caused by too much pressure on the hands. The solution is almost always correcting your position on the bicycle. Ride with weight distributed between pedals, saddle,...
09-07-18, 09:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,224
Posted By Dave Cutter

Assuming that the kids won't go hungry.... or...

Assuming that the kids won't go hungry.... or utilities won't be disconnected.... get the bike. Maybe take the time to test ride... a step-up better yet... bike.

There is lots of comfort in...
09-07-18, 08:43 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,066
Posted By Dave Cutter

I have to apologize... I am sorry. It was NOT my...

I have to apologize... I am sorry. It was NOT my intention to be dishonest... even though my original post was merely days ago I was mistaken about the condition of my bikes. I had noticed some...
09-05-18, 11:08 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,840
Posted By Dave Cutter

I have good days.... I have slower days too....

I have good days.... I have slower days too. Every ride... is as much fun today as riding a bike was when I was a child. Earlier this summer an attractive young lady came up to me and told me (being...
09-05-18, 10:42 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,549
Posted By Dave Cutter

My wife and I had a long serious talk.... some...

My wife and I had a long serious talk.... some years ago. We covered the concept of need, desire, collections, hoarding, etc.. Available space was a major consideration. My wife actually came up with...
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