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06-27-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,915
Posted By Olefeller77

I have never had a water bottle holder that...

I have never had a water bottle holder that didn't work well. The cheap ones seem to function well.
My favorite is a food bag/bottle holder that velcro straps on the handlebar stem joint. I keep a...
06-15-20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 970
Posted By Olefeller77

Go with the "last resort" you mentioned . Take it...

Go with the "last resort" you mentioned . Take it to the shop. You have a problem much out of the ordinary. I hope your shop is understanding of how far you travel and try to get it fixed without a...
Forum: Foo
06-14-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 526
Posted By Olefeller77

Shoot, now I will have to pick up a can next...

Shoot, now I will have to pick up a can next shopping trip. I like it hard fried with some eggs and taters for breakfast. Almost as good as bluegill fillets for breakfast.
Forum: Foo
06-13-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 526
Posted By Olefeller77

I have been getting a lot of the robo calls for...

I have been getting a lot of the robo calls for soon to expire warranty coverage that I never had. Any sound you make when you answer triggers the recording. I think I'll bring in my bike bell and...
06-04-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 560
Posted By Olefeller77

Good for her! Sounds like she has good support...

Good for her! Sounds like she has good support from you.
06-04-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 499
Posted By Olefeller77

Match the mask to fit in with the loose cotton T...

Match the mask to fit in with the loose cotton T shirt you wear under your bibs. ROLF
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-20, 03:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,571
Posted By Olefeller77

See if the shop will swap the brakes out for...

See if the shop will swap the brakes out for Tetkro hyd. brakes like the ones on my 5 or so year old Trek Marlin 6 . They may not have that "hey look at me " factor. but they will work just great for...
06-01-20, 10:37 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,147
Posted By Olefeller77

Trappers in our neck of the woods don't oil...

Trappers in our neck of the woods don't oil traps. Normally mine were all stained black . I used pulverized black walnut hulls soaked in water. Normal folks wouldn't want this stuff in the basement...
05-30-20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 661
Posted By Olefeller77

I got a quite reasonable 2 year membership and...

I got a quite reasonable 2 year membership and the pop-up ads simply disappeared.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-20, 05:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 766
Posted By Olefeller77

I just pity anyone getting shook up over what...

I just pity anyone getting shook up over what some dude is wearing while on a bike ride.
05-14-20, 04:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 781
Posted By Olefeller77

While the idea might be somewhat popular now , it...

While the idea might be somewhat popular now , it will be interesting to see how the idea goes over through winter.
Are winters somewhat mild in Seattle?
05-13-20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 533
Posted By Olefeller77

We have a lot of yard/garden ornament bikes in...

We have a lot of yard/garden ornament bikes in this area. Most seem to prefer older balloon tire bikes with bad paint, lots of rust and preferably a basket on the front.
I really don't care one way...
05-12-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 483
Posted By Olefeller77

Site is a little better now-- was able to stay 7...

Site is a little better now-- was able to stay 7 min before the virus strike. Must be a tough time to be a moderator. Thanks for all you do.
05-12-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 325
Posted By Olefeller77

As in some other places, inmates may be trying to...

As in some other places, inmates may be trying to up the infection rate to get early releases. Just seen an article in the paper the other day about that going on. Note- I did read that in a...
05-12-20, 04:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 930
Posted By Olefeller77

pop ups

Yes -click x at ad closes ad and returns me to Google.
05-11-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 930
Posted By Olefeller77

I checked in again and was knocked out in a flat...

I checked in again and was knocked out in a flat 3 min. This time it was the red lettered antivirus virus.
05-09-20, 04:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 930
Posted By Olefeller77

I get these pop ups a lot. Takes me off the site...

I get these pop ups a lot. Takes me off the site when I delete them.
I guess I should take the strong hint and get lost.
Forum: Foo
05-06-20, 04:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 343
Posted By Olefeller77

I would start the hunt for a spot weld service....

I would start the hunt for a spot weld service. It should be quite reasonable and quick. Have the item with you when you ask.
05-03-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 455
Posted By Olefeller77

I've never seen drop bars converted to lift bars...

I've never seen drop bars converted to lift bars . lol. I agree with Bianchigirl. Don't get within social distance.
05-03-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,982
Posted By Olefeller77

Stands on all mine and the grandson's also.

Stands on all mine and the grandson's also.
Forum: Introductions
05-03-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 235
Posted By Olefeller77

Welcome to the forum.

Welcome to the forum.
05-03-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,811
Posted By Olefeller77

There is a handlebar-stem bag that serves as...

There is a handlebar-stem bag that serves as food/snack or water bottle bag. I just looked at mine on the bike and it is a no-name foil lined blue bag. I always have a water bottle in it . They are...
05-02-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 606
Posted By Olefeller77

Congratulations on the new bike. TakingMyTime...

Congratulations on the new bike. TakingMyTime (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/takingmytime-317091.html) has lots of good advise. Enjoy
Forum: Foo
05-01-20, 08:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 114
Posted By Olefeller77

Henepin Canal Parkway Open

I wasn't sure where to put this notice but here it is . They just opened it today. I live but a block from it so no more excuses and whining for this old dude. For any interested where this trail...
Forum: Introductions
05-01-20, 06:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 180
Posted By Olefeller77

Welcome to the bike forums Axel. Sorry to hear of...

Welcome to the bike forums Axel. Sorry to hear of the passing of your father. I have a few CZ rifles that are of excellent workmanship . I hope your restoration of his bikes go well.
Replies: 12
Views: 746
Posted By Olefeller77

Sincere Congratulations !!!

Sincere Congratulations !!!
04-29-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 345
Posted By Olefeller77

I do lots of one way riding then enjoy lunch with...

I do lots of one way riding then enjoy lunch with the wife. I remove the front wheel and roll the bike in the back of the mini van. Never an issue with the hyd brakes.
Replies: 26
Views: 1,291
Posted By Olefeller77

Hasetguy. You are absolutely correct. I've been...

Hasetguy. You are absolutely correct. I've been looking at too many bikes today.
Replies: 26
Views: 1,291
Posted By Olefeller77

I can't see where the missing reflectors would be...

I can't see where the missing reflectors would be a problem. The owner may have visited this site and was convinced that removing safety reflectors would make them really ,really, fast. If that bike...
04-28-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,731
Posted By Olefeller77

My bike is always naked when I ride it.

My bike is always naked when I ride it.
04-28-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 353
Posted By Olefeller77

Congratulations on the new ride. If you want to...

Congratulations on the new ride. If you want to hear opinions on best saddle ask the question and read the fist ten replies . They will likely be all different. The current trend seems to be keep...
04-28-20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 367
Posted By Olefeller77

When I come to the site I start at "New Posts". I...

When I come to the site I start at "New Posts". I clicked on free bike because it sounded interesting. I seen where you will remove the rear brake.
I'm sure you will be in for some exciting rides ....
04-27-20, 05:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 877
Posted By Olefeller77

Some bicycles come with a plastic spoke protector...

Some bicycles come with a plastic spoke protector to prevent the chain from damaging the spokes . You may want to consider adding one.
04-26-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 743
Posted By Olefeller77

That Silca pump is $460.00 + change . I'll just...

That Silca pump is $460.00 + change . I'll just make do with my old Nashbar for now.
Forum: Foo
04-24-20, 06:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 663
Posted By Olefeller77

Contrails are pretty much gone

Have you noticed the absence of contrails across the sky? Jet lag in a new sense.
Forum: Introductions
04-24-20, 04:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 280
Posted By Olefeller77

Welcome back.

Welcome back.
Forum: Foo
04-22-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 649
Posted By Olefeller77

I just found out that across the river in the...

I just found out that across the river in the free state of Iowa the bike paths are still open . I might option to visit for a while and ride at daybreak when I wouldn't get in the way of others....
04-22-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,779
Posted By Olefeller77

You may find that the person you are following is...

You may find that the person you are following is a BF member also.
I would imagine they would find it quite strange that someone is following on all the rides. lol
Forum: Introductions
04-22-20, 04:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 133
Posted By Olefeller77

Welcome to the forums.

Welcome to the forums.
Forum: Introductions
04-21-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 186
Posted By Olefeller77

Welcome to the forums. I've seen it mentioned...

Welcome to the forums. I've seen it mentioned that there are a few nice trails in your area. Hope to hear posts about some of your rides Stay safe down there.
04-18-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 481
Posted By Olefeller77

I avoid most scratches on my rides by using a...

I avoid most scratches on my rides by using a kickstand. Please note that scratches and paint chips are considered more cool than the use of a kick stand by many here. A popular complaint seems to...
Replies: 46
Views: 2,306
Posted By Olefeller77

you have your priorieties headed in the right direction

Truly sorry to hear you were deceived .Sad that times have come to that. Enjoy that bike It's a beauty.
Replies: 46
Views: 2,306
Posted By Olefeller77

Have you tried to ride it? If you are looking for...

Have you tried to ride it? If you are looking for a true brand name that is one thing, but You might like the one you got.
04-17-20, 04:44 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,231
Posted By Olefeller77

My floor pump from Nashbar is still pumping up...

My floor pump from Nashbar is still pumping up presta tubes and is 30+ years old. Lots of cheap floor pumps around. I was surprised to see a selection at Wall Mart.
Just a thought-- Try unscrewing...
04-15-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 8,574
Posted By Olefeller77

I am the guilty one. I am a pensioner. I bought...

I am the guilty one. I am a pensioner. I bought a Univega Alpina for $27 and change the second day of an estate sale after literally hundreds looked it over. . I put a set of tires on it . I...
Forum: Foo
04-13-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,007
Posted By Olefeller77

I had a pretty detailed account of watching my...

I had a pretty detailed account of watching my son die of esofigial (sp) cancer, but I'll let your imagination guide you. It was,is worse than you can imagine.
Don't wish that on your family and...
Forum: Foo
04-13-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,601
Posted By Olefeller77

We use cast iron a lot. I would advise a cast...

We use cast iron a lot. I would advise a cast iron pizza we like. You Tube "Jenny Can Cook" does a great fast cast Iron cooked pizza. Her crusty bread came out great in our Lodge Enamel Dutch oven. ...
04-12-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 880
Posted By Olefeller77

I'm all in for you to clear coat it in the high...

I'm all in for you to clear coat it in the high gloss. Just don't ever ride in the the sun.
04-11-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 327
Posted By Olefeller77

I couldn't get much from his rambling , but I...

I couldn't get much from his rambling , but I think he might have been saying made in China for the China market = crap.
Forum: Introductions
04-11-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 344
Posted By Olefeller77

SKOL ?? Isn't that a Chewbacca?

SKOL ?? Isn't that a Chewbacca?
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