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10-14-19, 11:34 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,494
Posted By drbarney1

No more spoke induced pin hole leaks

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I had been plagued with inner tubes forming pinhole...
09-30-19, 04:42 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,774
Posted By drbarney1

Tires for Road Use

Years ago I was submitted as a candidate for the job of flight simulator technician for a large and famous flight training corporation. I had more qualifications that anyone else. When the manager...
09-16-19, 11:20 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 8,775
Posted By drbarney1

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I made this out of a lithium battery a flasher...
09-02-19, 11:18 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,813
Posted By drbarney1

Consider training legs with low rep range heavy...

Consider training legs with low rep range heavy as you can safely handle dead-lifts and squats to build strength and use hills to build endurance. Eat protein after each exercise session.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-19, 01:02 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 17,564
Posted By drbarney1

I started with an aluminum angle bracket but it...

I started with an aluminum angle bracket but it was not strong enough, it bent and eventually broke from the torsion of the breaking so I replaced it with steel and it has worked well ever since.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-19, 12:58 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 17,564
Posted By drbarney1

It is beautifully cleaned and painted. My...

It is beautifully cleaned and painted. My favorite color is green, but the other colors are sublime when they are pure and un-muted.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-19, 08:38 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 17,564
Posted By drbarney1

No, I have a low budget steel mountain bike with...

No, I have a low budget steel mountain bike with magnesium wheels. Later this week I will install a 1959 Cadillac bullet tail light with a flashing LED and a lithium battery....
08-18-19, 07:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,605
Posted By drbarney1

Try a scoop of whey protein after workout to make...

Try a scoop of whey protein after workout to make your muscles metabolic with protein synthesis. My favorite brands are Legion and Biotrust but brands imported from New Zealand are also good and all...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-19, 07:21 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 17,564
Posted By drbarney1

Some professional racers do something I find...

Some professional racers do something I find comparable. They self-inflict sarcopenia upon their upper body muscles to save weight. Have you ever seen a picture of Lance Armstrong (ironic name.) I am...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-19, 03:58 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 17,564
Posted By drbarney1

I am not competitive enough to do all those...

I am not competitive enough to do all those things for a minuscule gain in speed because I use my bike to go to appointments and get groceries in town to save on car use whenever I can and to...
08-04-19, 04:11 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 15,374
Posted By drbarney1

I looked up possible side effects on webmd and...

I looked up possible side effects on webmd and two other reasonably official sites. The risks of these side effects may be small as you say, but I so much do not want them that to me they are akin to...
07-31-19, 05:28 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 15,374
Posted By drbarney1

Not for everybody. Sure I want to live, but in a...

Not for everybody. Sure I want to live, but in a skinny-fat body I can't stand to look at with a loss of IQ, that may be surviving, but it is only existing and not living.
Some people move into...
07-29-19, 04:24 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 15,374
Posted By drbarney1

When they first advertised statins, Lipitor, they...

When they first advertised statins, Lipitor, they showed a famous football coach - who had never had any medical training - as the reason you should admire the advertiser. They advertise to you the...
07-22-19, 12:50 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,290
Posted By drbarney1

I got these on ebay cheap. for commuting to the...

I got these on ebay cheap. for commuting to the grocery store they are very comfortable and green always was my favorite color and when I was informed of a reliable rumor that some executives of...
07-22-19, 12:40 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,605
Posted By drbarney1

I have been an amateur bodybuilder for over 20...

I have been an amateur bodybuilder for over 20 years because pushing iron and a properly designed diet is my physical defense against society's culture doing this to my body:...
07-15-19, 01:45 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,220
Posted By drbarney1

No more need to true spoked wheels.

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I replaced my wheels with mag wheels so I never have to true...
07-15-19, 01:39 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 15,374
Posted By drbarney1

Make amateur bodybuilding a permanent part of...

Make amateur bodybuilding a permanent part of your life, doing 40 to 60 minutes of working with weights at a minimum of 3 days a week preferably 6 days a week. Get started with an online coaching...
06-24-19, 01:03 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,635
Posted By drbarney1

Bright metallic...

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Not very expensive but for getting groceries.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-19, 04:45 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 13,590
Posted By drbarney1

It depends on what you will use the bike for. If...

It depends on what you will use the bike for. If you do not race there are plenty of durable reliable bikes for less than $200. And you can upgrade them if you know how. I upgraded the wheel brakes...
06-03-19, 04:39 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,938
Posted By drbarney1

I had a tube go flat from a pin-hole leak so I...

I had a tube go flat from a pin-hole leak so I patched it. Several weeks later the tube formed another pin-hole leak and there was no puncture of the tire and nothing to puncture or pinch it where...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-19, 04:35 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 12,909
Posted By drbarney1

I am not a competitive cyclist, I use my bike for...

I am not a competitive cyclist, I use my bike for transportation to save wear and tear on an old car, and because I am in my 70's it is dangerous to skimp on exercise. While a carbon frame has...
06-03-19, 03:32 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 25,273
Posted By drbarney1

Steel is good enough for me, a couple of pounds...

Steel is good enough for me, a couple of pounds heavier than more expensive alternatives does not matter since I do not compete in races.
Forum: Touring
05-27-19, 12:09 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,152
Posted By drbarney1

I choose vegetarian because I don't think I have...

I choose vegetarian because I don't think I have a right to kill sentient creatures when I don't have to in order to be healthy. However, I would be willing to eat really vicious and cruel creatures,...
05-27-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 25,273
Posted By drbarney1

I agree with keeping it civil.

I do not say this out of charity or solicitude, but gratitude. I was limited by my budget to a steel frame mountain bike because 1.) my income is no longer reliable enough to always have use of a car...
05-13-19, 05:35 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,858
Posted By drbarney1

I am 72 and I started using a bicycle again to...

I am 72 and I started using a bicycle again to pedal 6 to 7 miles each way into town to save gasoline after I quit my job because I could no longer afford the wage theft my supervisor was committing....
05-13-19, 05:27 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,190
Posted By drbarney1

Quest bars at bodybuilding.com and GNC have...

Quest bars at bodybuilding.com and GNC have plenty of protein and no added sugar. Choose the flavors which are sweetened with stevia instead of sucrolose. Legionathletics.com has protein bars with a...
05-06-19, 06:08 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,645
Posted By drbarney1

My economy bike has a disc brake in front and...

My economy bike has a disc brake in front and calipers in the rear. The disc brake does not quite make the front wheel skid but the rear brake does and I think it is because the mechanical advantage...
05-06-19, 05:58 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,131
Posted By drbarney1

I find more corpulent tires such as the kind on...

I find more corpulent tires such as the kind on mountain bikes do not go flat as easily or as often as thin tires.
04-01-19, 11:15 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,996
Posted By drbarney1

Excelsior! I especially esteem the chrome spoke...

Excelsior! I especially esteem the chrome spoke style of the steering wheel. I can't fine one with metal flake green, unfortunately.
03-10-19, 07:09 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,488
Posted By drbarney1

I can't promise anything but my first flight...

I can't promise anything but my first flight training student to earn a private license tells a story from his teenage years of having fastened several model airplane engines and propellers to the...
03-04-19, 04:30 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,488
Posted By drbarney1

25 and 32 are my favorites.

25 and 32 are my favorites.
03-04-19, 04:27 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,521
Posted By drbarney1

Ever since childhood I hated the taste of...

Ever since childhood I hated the taste of margarine. It never was as good as real butter. The greasy and artificial taste made me suspicious when the FDA told the public to use margarine because of...
12-17-18, 06:55 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,778
Posted By drbarney1

You can install a more comfortable seat

After I had to quit my job because of wage theft and a hostile work environment I could not afford to replace a car that went to hell. So I took up using a bike to get groceries. The bike I purchased...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-18, 12:28 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 9,331
Posted By drbarney1

You could make your own using a red LED car light...

You could make your own using a red LED car light bulb and put it inside a headlight reflector for a more modest price and carry a motorcycle battery.
07-23-18, 12:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,412
Posted By drbarney1

Thank you. I have been keeping my weight close...

Thank you. I have been keeping my weight close to constant and the tape measure along with the number of weighted (I never weighed that much so I need a belt and some weights to benefit from this...
07-12-18, 01:01 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,385
Posted By drbarney1

what colour are my socks?

By accident I discovered that some high ranking executives of Phillip Morris, the corporation that lobbies against the human rights of nonsmokers, are highly offended by the sight of neon-green...
06-25-18, 02:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,412
Posted By drbarney1

Bodybuilding but must use bicycle long distances

I had to quit my job after wage theft and because I am 71 I do not expect to find another. My car engine gave out and I can't afford to replace it. So now I have to use a bike to go into town which...
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