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Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,721
Posted By Olefeller77

If this is such a big issue for some of you ,...

If this is such a big issue for some of you , just consider asking folks that have them on the trail . Is communication that out of style???
Now I have the back rack bag along on most every...
09-14-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 850
Posted By Olefeller77

Never pass on a chance to argue over any little...

Never pass on a chance to argue over any little thing.
09-14-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 930
Posted By Olefeller77

I had an old Raleigh That I had bought new with...

I had an old Raleigh That I had bought new with lifetime guaranty. I rode that thing literally into the ground. I was on a RAGBRAI across Iowa . At an overnight stop I was riding across a park and...
09-13-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 665
Posted By Olefeller77

Out of the thousands of bike brands and you...

Out of the thousands of bike brands and you picked one made of unobtainaum lol If it is something that Wall Mart would offer I would expect that is another in just same quality line up. Wish you...
09-08-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 13,254
Posted By Olefeller77

Is cycling an expensive hobby? Yes

Is cycling an expensive hobby?
Yes
Forum: Foo
09-07-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 10,077
Posted By Olefeller77

Fox news / Tucker Carlson Love it- commands the...

Fox news / Tucker Carlson Love it- commands the facts
09-05-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,090
Posted By Olefeller77

When I came to the Bike Forums I was surprised at...

When I came to the Bike Forums I was surprised at the restrictions but understand the purpose.
My humble opinion is that the rules should stay the same. ( The general site politics could use some...
09-02-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,917
Posted By Olefeller77

No doubt that some of the posts to block cars are...

No doubt that some of the posts to block cars are sometimes poorly placed . Most just require at least a bit of common sense to avoid . Paying attention reaps rewards.
08-26-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,744
Posted By Olefeller77

I hate to be "that guy" but It appears the three...

I hate to be "that guy" but It appears the three riders up to your right optioned to stay off the busy street. Is that an option.
08-24-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 2,059
Views: 221,362
Posted By Olefeller77

In Your Eyes - Peter Gabriel Also my 5 yr old...

In Your Eyes - Peter Gabriel Also my 5 yr old great grandson,s song. lol
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-20, 06:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,045
Posted By Olefeller77

Cycling clothing is, in general ,quite overpriced...

Cycling clothing is, in general ,quite overpriced .
06-27-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,569
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: 1,193
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: 755
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: 755
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: 674
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: 653
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: 42
Views: 2,399
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: 5,884
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: 924
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: 1,042
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: 21
Views: 1,222
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: 672
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: 692
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: 400
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: 1,311
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: 1,311
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: 1,311
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: 373
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: 560
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: 2,865
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: 265
Posted By Olefeller77

Welcome to the forum.

Welcome to the forum.
05-03-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,113
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: 740
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: 162
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: 200
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: 14
Views: 1,475
Posted By Olefeller77

Sincere Congratulations !!!

Sincere Congratulations !!!
04-29-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 393
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: 1,485
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: 1,485
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: 2,167
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: 485
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: 404
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: 996
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: 1,141
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: 781
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: 313
Posted By Olefeller77

Welcome back.

Welcome back.
Forum: Foo
04-22-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 888
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: 5,166
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: 140
Posted By Olefeller77

Welcome to the forums.

Welcome to the forums.
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