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06-27-20, 10:09 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 13,060
Posted By drlogik

+1 Steel is real. ...

+1 Steel is real.

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05-31-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,815
Posted By drlogik

Bikes do not come from the factory anywhere near...

Bikes do not come from the factory anywhere near ready to ride. A good shop will have the bike prepared and ready to ride with all bolts properly tightened and torqued, spokes tightened, wheels trued...
05-04-20, 09:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 681
Posted By drlogik

They may have sprayed some parts in the shop with...

They may have sprayed some parts in the shop with silicone spray and it got on your rims. Silicone is the bane of wood finishers, bamboo rod builders and anyone that needs to paint or varnish a...
04-28-20, 10:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,061
Posted By drlogik

My money is that it is one of your knees. Nope,...

My money is that it is one of your knees. Nope, not kidding. Mine click when saddled and don't when I'm out of the saddle. Place the palm of your hand on one knee when it's making that sound. Feel...
04-06-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,884
Posted By drlogik

There was a time not all that long ago when there...

There was a time not all that long ago when there were no bike paths, bike lanes or dedicated "exercise paths". We have it good now, really good. I've been riding on the road since 1974. We should...
03-26-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,437
Posted By drlogik

Water, but I add about a teaspoon of concentrated...

Water, but I add about a teaspoon of concentrated Montmorency cherry juice to a cold 16 oz bottle of San Pellergrino mineral water. Just enough sweet and sour to quench thirst but not enough sugar to...
03-25-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,724
Posted By drlogik

It appears that the derailleur cage is slightly...

It appears that the derailleur cage is slightly bent and the bottom jockey wheel is off to one side also. Check that the jockey wheel bearing and spacers are installed properly. You may have both...
03-15-20, 09:55 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 8,333
Posted By drlogik

I just checked, I actually have the Shimano...

I just checked, I actually have the Shimano PD-M8000 XT SPD pedals not the XTR's. Super pedals for the money though. I "think" the XTR's are basically the same pedal just a little lighter. I'm not a...
03-09-20, 09:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 856
Posted By drlogik

I lived on Sullivan's Island in Charleston, SC...

I lived on Sullivan's Island in Charleston, SC for a couple of years. Folks on the island used WD-40 for bikes, lawn mowers, garden tools, etc.

It's an old tried and true rust prevention method....
02-04-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,494
Posted By drlogik

I have a Special and a Classic. The ride quality,...

I have a Special and a Classic. The ride quality, in my opinion, cannot be touched anywhere near the price range. "Comfortable ride" is an understatement. I absolutely love both of mine! The Classic...
08-05-19, 07:29 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 32,772
Posted By drlogik

I'm 61 and ride regularly. I also ride with a...

I'm 61 and ride regularly. I also ride with a Take-a-Look mirror attached to my sunglasses. I never ride without it. I can see the cars coming up behind me just by moving my eyes and not my head. ...
06-20-19, 09:07 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,957
Posted By drlogik

I'm the best bike lock in the world. I know what...

I'm the best bike lock in the world. I know what you're thinkin', punk, is this dog vicious or only scary looking. Well considering I am a well-trained Pit Bull, the most vicious dogviper there is,...
06-20-19, 03:42 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,897
Posted By drlogik

I have two Wabi's and love both of them (and...

I have two Wabi's and love both of them (and thinking of buying another one) but sending out a bike without bottle cage braze-ons isn't acceptable in my opinion.


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06-16-19, 01:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,511
Posted By drlogik

I there was no Internet, no cell phones and no...

I there was no Internet, no cell phones and no electronic or social media, what would you do? There is your answer.
06-11-19, 03:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,539
Posted By drlogik

I prefer dihydrogen monoxide and a hydrophilic...

I prefer dihydrogen monoxide and a hydrophilic surfactant. In a pinch water and Dawn with a fingernail brush will do.
06-10-19, 11:51 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,511
Posted By drlogik

In 1975 I was working in a local bike shop (Al's...

In 1975 I was working in a local bike shop (Al's in Cleveland Heights Ohio) and Al gave me a good deal on a one year old NIB Raleigh Super Course. I think I gave him $120 bucks for it back then. That...
06-10-19, 11:37 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,947
Posted By drlogik

I bought two pairs of Shimano XTR (SPD) pedals a...

I bought two pairs of Shimano XTR (SPD) pedals a couple of years ago at a good discount. Finest pedals I've ever owned...including my Campy pedals "back in the day". I ride them on my road bikes...
05-17-19, 07:17 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,501
Posted By drlogik

I used to carry a multi-tool on each of my bikes....

I used to carry a multi-tool on each of my bikes. There's only one bike that has a multi-tool in its seat bag now. I love multi-tools! They're cool. I have expensive ones and cheap ones and now I...
05-09-19, 07:09 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,155
Posted By drlogik

First word of advice: you are your best...

First word of advice: you are your best diagnosis. If you feel something is wrong there probably is something wrong no matter what the doctors say. Second word of advice: Go get it checked out by...
07-26-18, 09:46 PM
Replies: 2,749
Views: 613,415
Posted By drlogik

One of my favorites. A Wabi Classic fixed gear. ...

One of my favorites. A Wabi Classic fixed gear.

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02-21-17, 05:58 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 12,246
Posted By drlogik

I quit all alcohol entirely in December 2015 and...

I quit all alcohol entirely in December 2015 and by April 2016 had lost 50 lbs. I sleep better and feel 20 years younger.
08-02-16, 02:50 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,353
Posted By drlogik

There is no such thing as "Junk Miles" for us...

There is no such thing as "Junk Miles" for us over 50 crowd. Think of how many of your friends don't exercise at all. Now think about the fact that instead of driving two miles to the grocery store...
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