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05-21-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 246
Posted By schundog

I love everything about that Miyata. Also, you...

I love everything about that Miyata. Also, you are a brave couple; N. University is a pretty busy road!
05-21-20, 06:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 829
Posted By schundog

I can answer that; I bought one on the high...

I can answer that; I bought one on the high recommendation of a friend, and I now own three. No break-in period, no discomfort, even after a Century ride. I bought the C17 with the cut-out, as...
05-20-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 469
Posted By schundog

I have had more than my fair share of flats this...

I have had more than my fair share of flats this year; so many, in fact, I wrote this Country Ode to the Flat Tire. WARNING: I swear a couple times in the song; just like when I get a flat. Please...
02-01-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 325
Posted By schundog

Maiden Voyage of a 1981 Schwinn Sports Tourer

There are certainly better, prettier, sexier vintage steeds out there, and, like most of us, I really didnít need another bike. But hereís what happened....

I took my cheap Mongoose Fatbike down...
01-02-20, 09:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 692
Posted By schundog

One Of The Best Gifts Ever!

My wife says Iím tough to shop for, but she knocked it out of the park for my recent 52nd Birthday. Through Shutterfly, and sneaking off with my phone for a couple of hours, she had this book of my...
12-17-19, 09:15 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,801
Posted By schundog

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12-17-19, 08:49 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,801
Posted By schundog

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My daughter started a bike club at her high school,...
12-15-19, 05:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,070
Posted By schundog

While it's too soon for me to commit to this, I'd...

While it's too soon for me to commit to this, I'd really like to make it. In addition to looking like a beautiful ride, I'd like to ride with Robbie and Dale again soon. Thanks for setting this up,...
12-15-19, 04:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,197
Posted By schundog

Oops, I just looked at the original ad; it's a...

Oops, I just looked at the original ad; it's a 1993, according to the previous owner.
12-14-19, 10:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,197
Posted By schundog

haha, she never left my sight, Dale! I hope all...

haha, she never left my sight, Dale! I hope all is well!
12-14-19, 10:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,197
Posted By schundog

according to the previous owner, itís a 1992.

according to the previous owner, itís a 1992.
12-14-19, 10:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,197
Posted By schundog

35C. Definitely too big on the back, dangerously...

35C. Definitely too big on the back, dangerously close to the chainstay. 32s will go on once I wear these a bit, but I live the ride the way it is.
12-14-19, 03:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,197
Posted By schundog

Teal Is Real

I picked this up a couple of months ago from mstateglfr here on the forum (thanks again!). I tried to get Robbietunes to talk me off of the ledge, but you know how THAT goes!

I had no doubt that...
11-29-19, 08:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 834
Posted By schundog

What a great idea for lower-end bikes! I might...

What a great idea for lower-end bikes! I might try this, even though I agree with the pitfalls mentioned above.
09-29-19, 04:58 PM
09-28-19, 07:53 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,846
Posted By schundog

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09-28-19, 07:45 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,846
Posted By schundog

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09-28-19, 07:33 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,846
Posted By schundog

Steve, thanks again for hosting such a cool ride....

Steve, thanks again for hosting such a cool ride. Iím pretty sure we all had a blast! Here are a few of my pics.
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09-25-19, 04:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,508
Posted By schundog

Wow! I wish it was finished and you were...

Wow! I wish it was finished and you were bringing to it with you for our Peoria ride on Saturday! See you soon.
09-24-19, 08:27 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,846
Posted By schundog

Ted and I did the Metric Century at this yearís...

Ted and I did the Metric Century at this yearís No Baloney Ride (his first Metric ). Great weather, routes, and well organized. It ALMOST cost me a lot more than my entrance fee, however, as...
09-23-19, 07:12 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,846
Posted By schundog

Bump for a fun ride! The Bloomington group of...

Bump for a fun ride! The Bloomington group of Brian, Bob, and Julian discussed convoy plans this weekend, and I am still working on getting our friend Ted to join us. He has a green Fuji with gold...
08-19-19, 05:52 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,846
Posted By schundog

The talking about the bike was fine; it was the...

The talking about the bike was fine; it was the laughing and pointing that hurt my little feelings...lol.
08-19-19, 07:03 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,846
Posted By schundog

This was a lot of fun last year! I really...

This was a lot of fun last year! I really enjoyed meeting you guys, and kudos to Steve for "herding the cats." I really hope to make it again this year; I'm putting it on the master calendar as a...
08-16-19, 06:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,663
Posted By schundog

VERY cool story! I love old Treks. My 1985 Trek...

VERY cool story! I love old Treks. My 1985 Trek 470 is one of the most comfortable bikes I own. I look forward to seeing the full transformation.
06-30-19, 07:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 14,887
Posted By schundog

I have an old 310, as well! No mounts for water...

I have an old 310, as well! No mounts for water bottle cages; do you guys just attach cages with hose clamps? I can't see taking this far without water.
06-13-19, 06:15 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,880
Posted By schundog

Great thread! I think you'll really like the...

Great thread! I think you'll really like the ride on that thing. My 1985 Trek 470 (also metallic paint, black) is the most comfortable road bike I own, and gets a lot of use.
04-14-19, 08:29 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,001
Posted By schundog

I've been lurking in this thread, as I live...

I've been lurking in this thread, as I live downstate in Bloomington/Normal. I should have come to the swap; we went to the Cubs game instead, and they lost.
04-07-19, 08:14 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,285
Posted By schundog

I'll be your friend, Robbie, haha. If our...

I'll be your friend, Robbie, haha. If our fearless leader from Peoria goes, as it looks like he did last year, you guys will be half of our group from the Tanner's Orchard/Illinois River ride! Wish...
Forum: Fatbikes
03-04-19, 05:11 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 27,664
Posted By schundog

they came stock on this Mongoose Dolemite my...

they came stock on this Mongoose Dolemite my girls bought me for my 50th Birthday a year ago. The bike definitely needed some upgrades to be usable, (trigger shifter, upgraded derailleur, aluminum...
Forum: Fatbikes
03-03-19, 07:21 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 27,664
Posted By schundog

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02-15-19, 10:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,211
Posted By schundog

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02-14-19, 08:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,211
Posted By schundog

[QUOTE=schundog;20795400]I have something of an...

[QUOTE=schundog;20795400]I have something of an OCD problem, regardless of the hobby I embrace, be it guitars, bikes, etc. If one is good, 20 is better, right?! I also hate to see something of value...
01-01-19, 04:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,175
Posted By schundog

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11-01-18, 08:27 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,826
Posted By schundog

This isn't nearly as cool or rare as a lot of...

This isn't nearly as cool or rare as a lot of other bikes in this thread, and I'm not even sure I'd call it grey, but here's my entry.

This is is my wife's Specialized Sequoia Elite. I bought it...
10-30-18, 06:56 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,626
Posted By schundog

It was a beautiful day for a ride in Central...

It was a beautiful day for a ride in Central Illinois today. I took my 1992 Trek 5500 OCLV Carbon out today. It's not the most comfortable vintage bike I own, but it is my quickest.
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10-01-18, 10:05 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,797
Posted By schundog

Robbie gives cool SWAG.... ...

Robbie gives cool SWAG....

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10-01-18, 07:05 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,311
Posted By schundog

Whether the ride is on Saturday or Sunday doesn't...

Whether the ride is on Saturday or Sunday doesn't matter to me; it just depends what the boss (Wifey) has on the master schedule. As long as I haven't been neglecting her TOO much by going on...
10-01-18, 07:40 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,311
Posted By schundog

Well, I joked with one of the guys that the Trek...

Well, I joked with one of the guys that the Trek was definitely the "Ugly Duckling" on this group ride. While everyone else had unique, spotless, sweet rides, mine has bumps and bruises galore. It...
09-30-18, 04:36 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,311
Posted By schundog

I definitely think it cooled off a bit after we...

I definitely think it cooled off a bit after we came out of Tanners. I was quite comfortable in a lined windbreaker, full fingered gloves, and a base layer under my cycling shorts. I wouldn't have...
09-29-18, 07:58 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,311
Posted By schundog

It was a great way to spend a cool Saturday...

It was a great way to spend a cool Saturday Morning! Thanks so much, Steve, for organizing the ride. I really enjoyed meeting you guys and riding with you.

Knowing that there were going to be...
09-28-18, 06:07 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,311
Posted By schundog

I am ashamed to admit that I waited to make sure...

I am ashamed to admit that I waited to make sure the forecast was favorable before making up my mind, but it looks like it will be a great day to ride; I definitely plan to be there, Steve; thanks...
09-18-18, 10:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 540
Posted By schundog

I picked up this same bike at a pawn shop for...

I picked up this same bike at a pawn shop for $100 this summer. Continental tires held air and continue to, and the 25c tires roll like they are on rails. Almost feels like my 1985 Steel Trek 470,...
09-05-18, 07:19 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,311
Posted By schundog

Small world, I know Julian from the biking...

Small world, I know Julian from the biking community here in Bloomington Normal. He is a very kind, (very TALL, too!) funny, scary smart guy who, in addition to riding solo, rides a tandem with his...
09-05-18, 06:35 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,311
Posted By schundog

Well, they have had Tanners Apple Cider...

Well, they have had Tanners Apple Cider Doughnuts; they would understand WHY this is an emergency!
09-04-18, 10:02 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,311
Posted By schundog

I grew up in Bradford, IL, population 850 (on a...

I grew up in Bradford, IL, population 850 (on a good day), 12 miles from Tanners Orchard. Beautiful country, rolling hills of golden corn as far as the eye can see that time of year. I live in...
07-22-18, 01:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 312
Posted By schundog

I'll take all four. Please send me your paypal...

I'll take all four. Please send me your paypal address, and I'll send you the dough and my address. Thanks.

brian.schuneman@frontier.com
07-17-18, 08:43 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,969
Posted By schundog

What a beautiful bike, and a beautiful gift! I...

What a beautiful bike, and a beautiful gift! I hope he enjoys it for a long time.
06-30-18, 07:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 493
Posted By schundog

I like it! Nice work.

I like it! Nice work.
05-04-18, 09:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,893
Posted By schundog

My 1985 Trek 470; Red cable stays were replaced...

My 1985 Trek 470; Red cable stays were replaced when cables were.

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