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08-23-19, 07:37 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,011
Posted By TakingMyTime

For 95% of my rides I usually carry as much water...

For 95% of my rides I usually carry as much water as I need. Also, I'm usually riding urban/suburban routes where I'll pass at least 1 convenience store every other mile. I have no problem throwing...
08-22-19, 04:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,136
Posted By TakingMyTime

Isn't the front quick release on the wrong side?

Isn't the front quick release on the wrong side?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-19, 08:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 682
Posted By TakingMyTime

I totally get that. They do have Titanium. ...

I totally get that. They do have Titanium.



Has anyone tried their Outboard BBs? I wonder how they stand up and feel compares to their spindle BBs?
08-18-19, 08:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 593
Posted By TakingMyTime

The (what I would consider) best small shop in my...

The (what I would consider) best small shop in my area closed about 6 months ago. I really miss it. The service and work was professional, quick and reasonably priced. The owner always had time to...
Forum: Foo
08-17-19, 08:25 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,999
Posted By TakingMyTime

There are several interesting stories ^above^. ...

There are several interesting stories ^above^. These stories get played out again and again by people who just don't get it. It doesn't take a genius to understand debt and how to either avoid it...
Forum: Foo
08-17-19, 08:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 503
Posted By TakingMyTime

I saw that on the News last night. I think I'm...

I saw that on the News last night. I think I'm going to have to watch Easy Rider again. Sad to see him go.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-19, 08:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 682
Posted By TakingMyTime

I don't see any love for Phil Wood (?)

After being on this forum for several years I started to notice that I really don't see many threads regarding Phil Wood hubs and BBs. Why is that? I remember 35 years ago all my cycling buddies...
Replies: 3
Views: 238
Posted By TakingMyTime

I'm in the process of bringing a '72 women's SS...

I'm in the process of bringing a '72 women's SS back to life. I would be excited if someone offered me $125.

Although the Brook's additions are nice, I think they're a bit of overkill for that...
08-16-19, 06:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,560
Posted By TakingMyTime

You look a lot shorter in the "before" pic. A...

You look a lot shorter in the "before" pic. A lot younger too!
08-16-19, 06:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,572
Posted By TakingMyTime

And with all those orange cones it looked as if...

And with all those orange cones it looked as if it may have been some sort of construction zone. That should count for something.
08-16-19, 06:41 AM
Replies: 1,461
Views: 2,019,911
Posted By TakingMyTime

Are you looking for paths from Seal Beach to...

Are you looking for paths from Seal Beach to those areas? I'm not exactly sure from your question where you plan on riding from and to.
Forum: Foo
08-15-19, 07:02 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,999
Posted By TakingMyTime

People that understand Interest, earn it. People...

People that understand Interest, earn it. People who don't... pay it.
08-15-19, 06:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,572
Posted By TakingMyTime

Someone died due to another's negligence. I have...

Someone died due to another's negligence. I have no idea why they would not be prosecuted for that. I hope there is some recourse for the family in civil court.
08-14-19, 04:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 585
Posted By TakingMyTime

Park Tool Company has all sorts of repair and...

Park Tool Company has all sorts of repair and maintenance videos on their website. They are done well and I personally think that they give you information that is easy to understand and apply. ...
08-13-19, 11:58 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 10,391
Posted By TakingMyTime

Finally starting to get some miles in. Rode from...

Finally starting to get some miles in. Rode from El Dorado Park (East Long Beach) down the SGRT to PCH and then to the mouth of the SART. 35 miles total. I'm hoping to be able to complete my 50...
08-13-19, 07:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By TakingMyTime

If everything is working properly and aligned I'd...

If everything is working properly and aligned I'd just take a couple of allen keys to it and make sure everything's snugged down. But, if they're offering a checkup for free and you have the time......
08-12-19, 07:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,654
Posted By TakingMyTime

Why don't you just make this really easy on all...

Why don't you just make this really easy on all us and tell us what kind of bike it is and what the name is? Pictures would be even better.
08-11-19, 08:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,654
Posted By TakingMyTime

The name isn't Murray... is it?

The name isn't Murray... is it?
Forum: Foo
08-11-19, 09:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 690
Posted By TakingMyTime

Sorry to hear that you're having to go through...

Sorry to hear that you're having to go through all of this. I'm no legal expert but I would think that an attorney that specialized in Wills and Trusts would be able to possibly get some sort...
08-11-19, 08:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,207
Posted By TakingMyTime

+1 Don't even sweat the mileage yet. One day...

+1

Don't even sweat the mileage yet. One day you're going to look back at these first rides and smile about how proud you were. I remember when my wife and I got back into cycling, we were so...
08-10-19, 05:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,981
Posted By TakingMyTime

Wife is mad I cycle while she's at work And...

Wife is mad I cycle while she's at work

And I bet you lost the receipt.
08-09-19, 08:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,230
Posted By TakingMyTime

Unimaginable. If I did just a 1/3rd of that...

Unimaginable. If I did just a 1/3rd of that mileage in a month I'd think I was the greatest thing since sliced bread. It would be in my sig, I'd probably get a t-shirt to announce it to everyone,...
08-06-19, 11:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,616
Posted By TakingMyTime

It is rather ironic that bail was issued when in...

It is rather ironic that bail was issued when in fact a component of his original crime was not showing up. I guess I would think that there is a pattern here.
08-06-19, 11:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,494
Posted By TakingMyTime

Thank you. My question has been answered.

Thank you. My question has been answered.
08-06-19, 07:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,494
Posted By TakingMyTime

Avoid inexpensive CO2 Cartridges?

I know I'm overthinking this but I had to ask... Is there such a thing as a quality/reliable CO2 cartridge or are they pretty much all created equal? I'm going to start carrying a CO2 setup and...
Forum: Foo
08-03-19, 07:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 670
Posted By TakingMyTime

Trust me, I'm very aware of the difference in...

Trust me, I'm very aware of the difference in formats and how they effect the quality of sound. I do agree with all of your observations. The sizzle of a cymbal and its decay is one of the most...
Forum: Foo
08-02-19, 09:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 670
Posted By TakingMyTime

A couple of years ago I used Windows Media Player...

A couple of years ago I used Windows Media Player to digitize all my CDs. If you have enough hard drive space I would transfer/burn them as lossless .wav files. Then, render those .wav files to...
08-01-19, 07:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 910
Posted By TakingMyTime

Without a doubt, some days being in the saddle...

Without a doubt, some days being in the saddle beats "stopping to smell the roses" hands down.
07-31-19, 07:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,335
Posted By TakingMyTime

I've had a 2001 Trek 7700 sitting in the garage...

I've had a 2001 Trek 7700 sitting in the garage for a little over a year. Right now it is only used to get to the gym and back. I guess you could sort of call it my beater bike. As far as...
07-31-19, 07:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,811
Posted By TakingMyTime

Regardless if you're pushing yourself or not,...

Regardless if you're pushing yourself or not, those are some great numbers. Sounds like you keep busy. My hat's off to you!
07-31-19, 07:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 361
Posted By TakingMyTime

Is the wheel secure in the dropouts or is that a...

Is the wheel secure in the dropouts or is that a stupid suggestion and this has a thru-axle?
07-30-19, 08:46 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 10,391
Posted By TakingMyTime

30 mile round trip from the house to the Queen...

30 mile round trip from the house to the Queen Mary.
Forum: Foo
07-29-19, 09:19 PM
Replies: 8,031
Views: 732,009
Posted By TakingMyTime

That's a REAL dad.

That's a REAL dad.
07-27-19, 09:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,958
Posted By TakingMyTime

It looks like that after Oct 1, 2020 you're going...

It looks like that after Oct 1, 2020 you're going to need a "Real ID" in order to access a military base.

"Beginning October 1, 2020, the Department of Homeland Security requires your driver...
07-27-19, 07:09 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,444
Posted By TakingMyTime

I've always felt that bicycling was a personal...

I've always felt that bicycling was a personal endeavor. I just don't see it as a spectator sport.
Forum: Foo
07-24-19, 01:36 PM
Replies: 8,031
Views: 732,009
Posted By TakingMyTime

A quick left turn and you'd snap it in half. ...

A quick left turn and you'd snap it in half. What an idiot.
07-22-19, 12:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,912
Posted By TakingMyTime

I understand the frustration of losing a well...

I understand the frustration of losing a well crafted, well thought out post. Although it has not happened to me at BF, I learned a long time ago to just open a new MS Notepad page. Create, edit,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-19, 07:16 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,151
Posted By TakingMyTime

This is the reason I run a front flashing light...

This is the reason I run a front flashing light when in traffic. You can argue the usefulness, the irritability factor to other cyclists etc. But it's stories like these that re-affirm my choice.
07-21-19, 06:53 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 19,498
Posted By TakingMyTime

I actually bought a couple of small parts from...

I actually bought a couple of small parts from them last Tuesday and they have been delivered. Maybe I got them just under the wire?
07-20-19, 08:51 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,676
Posted By TakingMyTime

Trying to get your attention?

Trying to get your attention?
Replies: 10
Views: 628
Posted By TakingMyTime

There is no way in the world I would have...

There is no way in the world I would have believed you could get that bike in the shape you did. It looked like it was pulled from a septic tank. Good Job!
Forum: Foo
07-19-19, 07:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,085
Posted By TakingMyTime

We don't need no stinking supplements!

We don't need no stinking supplements!
07-17-19, 07:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,133
Posted By TakingMyTime

Another thing that I would like to mention to...

Another thing that I would like to mention to anyone getting into (or back into) riding is that you are going to run into some unforeseen expenses. I usually like to mention this when someone...
07-17-19, 07:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,133
Posted By TakingMyTime

The Jamis you mention looks to be more of a...

The Jamis you mention looks to be more of a cruiser. Personally, I would stay away from the Schwinn.

If I were you I would hit as many shops as you can and ask to try various Fitness and Comfort...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-19, 06:38 PM
Replies: 2,620
Views: 628,161
Posted By TakingMyTime

I can't find any reviews of this specific tire. ...

I can't find any reviews of this specific tire. I know it's an older version. It seems like a too good to be true deal. Is there any reason not to run these tires? I'm riding smooth surfaces and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 07:48 AM
Replies: 10,234
Views: 2,680,194
Posted By TakingMyTime

My quest may be over

I'll keep this simple and straight to the point... my wife loves pink bikes. The new CAAD13 has a 105 model in "Sherpa" which looks very pink to me. I know it's a little early and all the specs may...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-19, 08:42 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,235
Posted By TakingMyTime

I'm only speaking anecdotally but I find that...

I'm only speaking anecdotally but I find that hard to believe. Does the article say how many people stop using, paying or logging on every month? No matter what, I would think you reach a saturation...
07-14-19, 08:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,334
Posted By TakingMyTime

Go to the Ceramic Speed site, check out the...

Go to the Ceramic Speed site, check out the prices and then tell me if you're still interested.
07-13-19, 08:29 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,345
Posted By TakingMyTime

Cost and location. Many times these rides...

Cost and location.

Many times these rides involve getting to a location the night before and paying for a room. After that, and meals, it can really start to add up (Yes, I'm cheap). But,...
07-12-19, 09:44 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 10,391
Posted By TakingMyTime

Thanks for the reminder. I completely forgot...

Thanks for the reminder. I completely forgot that was back on again. I'm always looking for something to keep them busy.
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