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07-01-19, 12:54 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,904
Posted By roadsnakes

"Do you have bikes that you'll never sell?" ...

"Do you have bikes that you'll never sell?"

I have the last Schwinn Passage made in America.

Not sure of the year, but I`m guessing mid to late 1980`s.

Always loved that bike, and have a ton...
06-26-19, 02:43 PM
Replies: 2,896
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Views: 369,430
Posted By roadsnakes

Yesterday I was riding on a bike trail in a large...

Yesterday I was riding on a bike trail in a large park in my city.

I came around a corner to find a big coyote on the path. I didn`t have much time to think. I figured he`d get scared and run off....
06-18-19, 04:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,270
Posted By roadsnakes

Don't have a dishwasher! After numerous...

Don't have a dishwasher!

After numerous uses, just washing and rinsing does not do the job!
06-18-19, 03:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,270
Posted By roadsnakes

It's not as easy as That!!! I've washed my...

It's not as easy as That!!!

I've washed my bottles!

But , after a while they taste and smell funky!
06-18-19, 04:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,802
Posted By roadsnakes

It`s been used to clean the final drives on shaft...

It`s been used to clean the final drives on shaft driven motorcycle with great results. It`s ingredients are mainly petroleum and cleaning products. Both of what you want when you clean a chain and...
06-17-19, 05:13 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,270
Posted By roadsnakes

Exactly how much and how is the white vinegar...

Exactly how much and how is the white vinegar used to clean?

Is it just a tablespoon in hot water? Do you shake and rinse. or leave it stand overnight?

I`ve heard of a small amount of bleach ,...
06-17-19, 04:23 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,270
Posted By roadsnakes

Cleaning Water Bottles

What does everyone use to get their water bottles tasting and smelling nice and fresh?

I`ve used hot water and baking soda in the past, but it doesn`t seem likes it`s doing the trick, and that I...
06-13-19, 12:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 938
Posted By roadsnakes

You sound a lot like me. I retired about 3...

You sound a lot like me.

I retired about 3 years ago. I was 218lbs when I retired. A year and a half later I was 254lbs. Doctor said you have to work on losing some weight. I started riding more....
06-11-19, 09:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,802
Posted By roadsnakes

I haven`t tried this yet, but I`m going to the...

I haven`t tried this yet, but I`m going to the next time my chain needs a good cleaning.

I`m going to use MARVEL MYSTERY OIL in my chain cleaning tool.

I`ve used it for other things, and I...
06-03-19, 02:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,539
Posted By roadsnakes

Ride a little everyday. Even if it`s only a...

Ride a little everyday. Even if it`s only a couple of miles.

Also , a little PREPARATION H never anybody! :innocent:
05-23-19, 03:41 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,563
Posted By roadsnakes

I`d try to get a another ride in between rides. ...

I`d try to get a another ride in between rides.
Your leg pain might be associated with knee pain.
Capsaicin gives me some relief for that. But follow the directions. Don`t apply it before going...
05-05-19, 02:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,359
Posted By roadsnakes

Glove Liners

I found out many years ago that Silk Glove Liners work best for me. Not Nylon, BUT 100% SILK! Also get one size bigger then you think. It helps if they are loose. You don`t want any glove or liners...
04-17-19, 03:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,849
Posted By roadsnakes

Believe it or not , KANGAROO`S Work...

Believe it or not , KANGAROO`S Work great!!!!!!!!!!!!

KangaROOS - The Original Shoes with Pockets (http://www.kangaroos.com/)
...
04-03-19, 07:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,062
Posted By roadsnakes

That`s GREAT! I had a neighbor a block away...

That`s GREAT!
I had a neighbor a block away that could barely walk with a walker 4 weeks post Op.
I guy I used to work with had both knees done. His left leg was turned out great, but his right...
04-02-19, 01:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 682
Posted By roadsnakes

Any "Cobbler" or Shoemaker can easily repair...

Any "Cobbler" or Shoemaker can easily repair that.
03-07-19, 09:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,463
Posted By roadsnakes

' Anyone try old fashion NOXZEMA? I`ve...

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Anyone try old fashion NOXZEMA?

I`ve never tried it, but I`ve heard it works?
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03-05-19, 03:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,463
Posted By roadsnakes

' Here`s an update on my ...

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Here`s an update on my

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02-25-19, 10:04 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,915
Posted By roadsnakes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kp4YpEShSKY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kp4YpEShSKY
02-05-19, 03:22 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,915
Posted By roadsnakes

FIG NEWTONS!!!!!!!! Can`t go wrong with...

FIG NEWTONS!!!!!!!!

Can`t go wrong with them.

I`ve tried other stuff over the years, but FIG NEWTONS are my favorite. Some other stuff wasn`t as easy on my stomach!
01-17-19, 08:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 828
Posted By roadsnakes

Good One! ' ...

Good One!
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How True!
01-16-19, 09:31 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,069
Posted By roadsnakes

Anyone try Marvel Mystery Oil or SeaFoam to clean...

Anyone try Marvel Mystery Oil or SeaFoam to clean their chain? Or even combining the two in a 50/50 mixture?

Our History | Mystery Oil Motors (http://www.marvelmysteryoil.com/our-history/)
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01-15-19, 02:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,197
Posted By roadsnakes

I`ve heard that Cleaning with Marvel Mystery Oil...

I`ve heard that Cleaning with Marvel Mystery Oil is good, Followed by lubricating with a good chain oil is the way to go??
01-15-19, 09:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 828
Posted By roadsnakes

Tricycle and Bicycle

Tricycle and A Bicycle...
12-19-18, 12:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 769
Posted By roadsnakes

Road salt

I try not to ride when the road salt is really obvious and heavy. Mostly because I don`t want the salt to get on my front suspension tubes. I just can`t see it not causing some damage when that tube...
12-14-18, 09:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,463
Posted By roadsnakes

' Have you tried , Przewalski Men Bike Pants,...

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Have you tried , Przewalski Men Bike Pants, Long Thermal 3D Padded Cycling Tights Leggings Brushed Fleece Breathable?

I`m hoping to get at least a couple of years , or actually winters, out of...
12-14-18, 09:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 991
Posted By roadsnakes

' Before retiring, I worked outside all day at...

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Before retiring, I worked outside all day at my job. Those were some brutal Wisconsin winters. I`ve used every brand over the years, and they none really stood out better then others.
But I did...
12-12-18, 02:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,012
Posted By roadsnakes

No matter which suggestion you take , I`d add...

No matter which suggestion you take , I`d add 100% SILK Glover liners and a heat pack to them. Buy one size larger then you would normally take. Even two size larger. You want plenty of room, with...
12-12-18, 01:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,813
Posted By roadsnakes

' WONDER LIGHT! That brings back some memories!...

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WONDER LIGHT! That brings back some memories!
I still have mine somewhere!?
They were top of the line way back when!
I think the battery cost more to replace then the light!
I remember using...
12-07-18, 04:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,463
Posted By roadsnakes

' ," just wear things that will make you...

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," just wear things that will make you comfy and happy"


Well............so far these do the trick!

They`re warm, fit nice, and have a nice padding in the crotch! I`ll probably buy...
12-06-18, 06:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,463
Posted By roadsnakes

I ended up going with...

I ended up going with these.........https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/31SB6HGwbjL._SS60_.jpg...
12-06-18, 10:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,813
Posted By roadsnakes

"I had this one, 60s no batteries I was king...

"I had this one, 60s
no batteries
I was king of the road"

I had one too back in the early 60`s!
I thought they were really cool. I couldn`t wait for it to get dark and use it.
Only bad thing,...
12-06-18, 09:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,274
Posted By roadsnakes

I have a pair from Planet Bike. Work great with...

I have a pair from Planet Bike. Work great with temps in the lower 30`s and upper 20`s. Combined with wool socks.
Below 25 degree`s I might try adding couple of those heat packets to see how they`d...
12-04-18, 10:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 617
Posted By roadsnakes

I the summer I ride along Lake Michigan early in...

I the summer I ride along Lake Michigan early in the morning, right before and after sunrise.
Sometimes I ride into a swarm of little tiny flying bugs, smaller then mosquitoes. More like a swarm of...
Forum: Introductions
12-04-18, 10:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 355
Posted By roadsnakes

Thanks for the welcomes. Looks like a nice...

Thanks for the welcomes.
Looks like a nice Forum.
Something for everyone!
12-03-18, 09:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 916
Posted By roadsnakes

' I did a quick search , and could not find...

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I did a quick search , and could not find SPENCO saddle pads. I found SPENCO gloves, but no seat pads. I`d consider buying one if they still make them. My old one did a good job for me, and I`m...
12-02-18, 05:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 916
Posted By roadsnakes

I like Gel pads. I had a great one on my road...

I like Gel pads. I had a great one on my road bike when I was younger.
Now I ride a cross over bike with larger saddle and wanted a gel pad for it.
I ordered two on line. BUT, when I got them they...
11-27-18, 03:30 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,570
Posted By roadsnakes

I can ride with temperatures in the 20`s if it`s...

I can ride with temperatures in the 20`s if it`s sunny and no wind.

But, I won`t ride in the 60`s if it`s cloudy and very windy.

Sun and wind are big factors for me. More so than the...
11-26-18, 03:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,463
Posted By roadsnakes

That`s the problem made with my current winter...

That`s the problem made with my current winter tights.

When I got them they looked great. PLENTY of padding, but after riding I got Chaffing in the Crotch!

TOO much foam padding, and Too much...
11-26-18, 10:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,463
Posted By roadsnakes

Men`s Cycling Tights

Anyone have any knowledge of this brand of tights?

RION Mens Cycling Tights - STEED-GA Men Padded Tights
I can`t post a URL because I just joined.

I`d like to use them in the winter,...
Forum: Introductions
11-26-18, 10:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 355
Posted By roadsnakes

Just Joined

Just joined. Old retired guy, but still like to ride. I ride as much as I can over the winter, but in Wisconsin, it get`s pretty rough. I ride a TREK Verve III .
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