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10-26-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 2,878
Posted By Milton Keynes

I just happen to have a key to the automotive...

I just happen to have a key to the automotive shop I run and partially own, so I'm covered there.
10-26-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,721
Posted By Milton Keynes

You vill obey und you vill like it!

You vill obey und you vill like it!
10-26-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 2,878
Posted By Milton Keynes

I imagine Montana is about the same as rural...

I imagine Montana is about the same as rural Kansas. If you did have AAA and called them for assistance, be prepared to sit and wait for about an hour or more before someone shows up. I live in a...
10-25-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 2,878
Posted By Milton Keynes

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https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2howud
10-25-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 2,878
Posted By Milton Keynes

But if your bike breaks down, you can sit by and...

But if your bike breaks down, you can sit by and wait for Bicycle Repair Man!
10-25-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 367
Posted By Milton Keynes

I don't get as much time as I'd always like to...

I don't get as much time as I'd always like to ride, so I usually try to ride 1,000 miles a year but this year has been a slow year, partially due to Covid-19. So I set an easy goal of 500 miles,...
10-25-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 2,878
Posted By Milton Keynes

I agree that someone always relying on family or...

I agree that someone always relying on family or friends to drive out somewhere and pick them and their bicycle up because they refuse to learn how to patch a tire and carry a patch kit or spare tube...
10-25-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 2,878
Posted By Milton Keynes

I'm in that camp, too. I hate to break out a...

I'm in that camp, too. I hate to break out a brand new tube when a patch job works just as well and doesn't really take that much more time than swapping out tubes. But the consensus seems to be...
10-25-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 2,878
Posted By Milton Keynes

I think you're being a bit hyperbolic. It's not...

I think you're being a bit hyperbolic. It's not about never being in a situation where you need help, it's about being prepared enough to not need to bother someone else to bail you out of a...
10-24-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 2,878
Posted By Milton Keynes

I don't remember where I got it, probably Walmart...

I don't remember where I got it, probably Walmart or somewhere, but I have a Schwinn hand pump which mounts on the bottle cage mount. I mounted the mount under the bottle cage on the seat tube of my...
10-24-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 2,878
Posted By Milton Keynes

I'd much rather carry a spare tube, patch kit,...

I'd much rather carry a spare tube, patch kit, and tools so I can fix tires & other problems myself rather than have to call someone to bail me out. Of course I live in a rural area where I can get...
10-24-20, 07:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 433
Posted By Milton Keynes

https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/newton-rider-th...

https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/newton-rider-the-bicycle-helmet-like-no-other#/

I watched the video which said that the helmet is only 16mm thick. I don't care what kind of "advanced...
10-23-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,812
Posted By Milton Keynes

Same here, but I took it a step further and...

Same here, but I took it a step further and printed out a card which has my name, DOB, blood type, and emergency contact information on it, just in case. I carry it in my bike wallet along with my...
10-23-20, 08:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By Milton Keynes

Just put a smaller tire on front of your bike so...

Just put a smaller tire on front of your bike so you're constantly going downhill, therefore perpetual motion!
10-22-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 305
Posted By Milton Keynes

Not sure, but 99% of the time I'm in the center...

Not sure, but 99% of the time I'm in the center chain ring up front and switch between a few of the gears in back. If I'm going uphill and need more power, I'll switch into the small chain ring. If...
10-22-20, 08:06 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,812
Posted By Milton Keynes

I have no idea, but I've looked up my own state's...

I have no idea, but I've looked up my own state's statutes with regards to bicycles, and they're fairly easy to find, read, and understand.

Just a quick Google search came up with this site: ...
10-21-20, 03:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 369
Posted By Milton Keynes

What do you do, spin the wheel and whatever color...

What do you do, spin the wheel and whatever color it lands on is the color of bike you get?
10-21-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 788
Posted By Milton Keynes

Give a man a fish, and he eats for a day. Teach...

Give a man a fish, and he eats for a day.
Teach a man to fish, and he eats for a lifetime.
Make a man sleep with the fishes, and he ain't a problem any more.
10-20-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,426
Posted By Milton Keynes

If you want to know the truth the scammers are...

If you want to know the truth the scammers are probably operating from somewhere outside the U.S., so the chances of them being "put away" are probably nil.
10-20-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,812
Posted By Milton Keynes

We really shouldn't have to prove it unless...

We really shouldn't have to prove it unless there's some valid reason an officer has reason to believe we're not a citizen. "There goes a guy riding a bike" is not a valid reason.
10-20-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,812
Posted By Milton Keynes

If you want to meet them in person, hold up one...

If you want to meet them in person, hold up one finger. I bet they might even show you how their taser works.
10-20-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,819
Posted By Milton Keynes

Obviously it's the 5G.

Obviously it's the 5G.
10-20-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,721
Posted By Milton Keynes

At any rate, red lights on the rear for me due to...

At any rate, red lights on the rear for me due to the traffic statutes in my state:
10-20-20, 08:01 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,721
Posted By Milton Keynes

IHOP just because of the one-legged waitress.

IHOP just because of the one-legged waitress.
10-20-20, 07:54 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,185
Posted By Milton Keynes

You do you, but I'll stick with a lighter bike. ...

You do you, but I'll stick with a lighter bike. Yes, I do care if I've gone 30 vs. 40 miles. Going further is what I care about. Getting totally winded from riding a heavy bike after 10 miles is...
10-20-20, 06:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 858
Posted By Milton Keynes

That's what I've got, an old school Trek. If I...

That's what I've got, an old school Trek. If I were you I'd keep the $150 you'd spend on the Walmart bike and put that into the Trek. It'll certainly last a lot longer.
10-19-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 858
Posted By Milton Keynes

10:46 "To Walmart's credit, there are warnings...

10:46 "To Walmart's credit, there are warnings on these bikes to not take them on mountain bike trails."

Yes, whoever heard of taking a mountain bike on a mountain bike trail?
10-19-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,141
Posted By Milton Keynes

Oh great, another cyclist who refuses to wave.

Oh great, another cyclist who refuses to wave.
10-19-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,819
Posted By Milton Keynes

Maybe I'm wrong, but I'm pretty sure all my...

Maybe I'm wrong, but I'm pretty sure all my polyester shirts & nylon shorts wick the sweat away from my skin and dry very quickly, unlike a cotton T-shirt which holds the moisture in. At any rate,...
10-16-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 529
Posted By Milton Keynes

Yeah, I'm worried that all this "safety"...

Yeah, I'm worried that all this "safety" technology is going to make people totally complacent when they drive. I have a feeling we'll get to a point where people won't know how to drive if some of...
10-16-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,838
Posted By Milton Keynes

I've always been given plenty of respect on the...

I've always been given plenty of respect on the road when I wear my American flag jersey.
10-16-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,838
Posted By Milton Keynes

I admit I don't understand fashion, but I try to...

I admit I don't understand fashion, but I try to dress accordingly. Or is that "accordionly?"
...
10-14-20, 08:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By Milton Keynes

Dolemite, baby! ...

Dolemite, baby!

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10-14-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,765
Posted By Milton Keynes

Some times a single finger gets the point across.

Some times a single finger gets the point across.
10-13-20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 422
Posted By Milton Keynes

If I had a reflector that was dirty on the...

If I had a reflector that was dirty on the inside, I'd just toss it. I don't think, though, that would affect how it works anyway, since the light reflects from the inner surface of the plastic. If...
10-08-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,933
Posted By Milton Keynes

Where did I say that? I said 99% of the time...

Where did I say that? I said 99% of the time everything will go smoothly. It's that 1% you have to watch out for.

For example, we once sold a car to someone. The car was in good running shape,...
10-07-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,933
Posted By Milton Keynes

To randos driving past my house, my house is just...

To randos driving past my house, my house is just another house. If any nutjob thought they had a beef with me because they weren't happy with a Craigslist transaction, I'd rather them not know...
10-07-20, 08:14 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,933
Posted By Milton Keynes

There's a lot of crazy people out there, and if...

There's a lot of crazy people out there, and if they get it in their heads for some reason that you ripped them off, or they're otherwise unhappy about the transaction they may try to do something to...
10-07-20, 07:31 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,563
Posted By Milton Keynes

Naw, he said "squander."

Naw, he said "squander."
10-06-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,087
Posted By Milton Keynes

Better make sure that thing's unloaded. One...

Better make sure that thing's unloaded. One wrong bump and you'll be singing soprano.
10-05-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 312
Posted By Milton Keynes

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/450x450/7c73454f_c828_4008_a5f9_164552f8449d_1_31ad8b6b230d87e79ebfc33abf526048_jpeg_46505ea0b9b33e5da381364b36c3788cc2db1aff.jpg
10-05-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 725
Posted By Milton Keynes

Eastern or Central time zone?

Eastern or Central time zone?
10-05-20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 679
Posted By Milton Keynes

Nothing wrong with a mirror. Always good to be...

Nothing wrong with a mirror. Always good to be able to see what's coming up behind you. I prefer my helmet-mounted mirror.
10-03-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,087
Posted By Milton Keynes

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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10-03-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,629
Posted By Milton Keynes

But where's all the argument & bickering? ...

But where's all the argument & bickering?

*edit* Never mind, it came afterwards.
10-03-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,693
Posted By Milton Keynes

I think a kid in my hometown pioneered that 40...

I think a kid in my hometown pioneered that 40 years ago when he rode his bike around town without a seat on it.
10-01-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,317
Posted By Milton Keynes

I actually did have a Swiss Army knife like that....

I actually did have a Swiss Army knife like that. I lost it fishing one day at a nearby lake. I think It may have fallen out of my flotation vest pocket when I bent over to tend to my boat after...
10-01-20, 07:02 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 11,669
Posted By Milton Keynes

Depends on what Grannie has to say about it.

Depends on what Grannie has to say about it.
09-29-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 7,549
Posted By Milton Keynes

The worst thing is they won't even wave when they...

The worst thing is they won't even wave when they pass you.
09-29-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,008
Posted By Milton Keynes

Darn, lots of old farts here.

Darn, lots of old farts here.
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