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12-22-18, 08:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,382
Posted By striker65

That's great, I'm proud of 4,000+ in 2 1/2 years.

That's great, I'm proud of 4,000+ in 2 1/2 years.
12-21-18, 06:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,275
Posted By striker65

67 and since riding for 2.5 years (started late...

67 and since riding for 2.5 years (started late doctors advice to exercise) no longer take blood pressure pills.
12-18-18, 02:33 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 12,399
Posted By striker65

My normal speed is 10 mph, sometimes when the...

My normal speed is 10 mph, sometimes when the wind is on my back and a slight downhill I'll go into "heart attack" speed about 14 mph. 67 years young and ride a fat tire bike.
11-22-18, 02:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,747
Posted By striker65

67 and ride a fat tire bike, maintaining a good...

67 and ride a fat tire bike, maintaining a good weight for me and don't need blood pressure medicine anymore.
10-30-18, 09:25 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,289
Posted By striker65

I ride in my neighborhood, I like the smell of...

I ride in my neighborhood, I like the smell of food cooking. In the AM usually breakfast, bacon! After lunch barbeque, mostly on the weekend. Oh yeah the smell of laundry too.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-18, 05:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,148
Posted By striker65

Google maps you can share your location.

Google maps you can share your location.
09-24-18, 03:02 PM
Replies: 24,324
Views: 2,262,623
Posted By striker65

5 miles every day sometimes more, just turned...

5 miles every day sometimes more, just turned 4,000 miles in 29 months.
Forum: Fatbikes
09-24-18, 02:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,096
Posted By striker65

I use mine for exercise so weight doesn't matter...

I use mine for exercise so weight doesn't matter to me, sure I could spend more money and get a lighter bike.
09-13-18, 04:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,411
Posted By striker65

Thats a must, in fact the steering bearings was...

Thats a must, in fact the steering bearings was missing a ball, they replaced the bearings.
Forum: Fatbikes
08-29-18, 08:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 738
Posted By striker65

That was helpful, thanks.

That was helpful, thanks.
Forum: Fatbikes
08-28-18, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 738
Posted By striker65

The YST bearing set isn't expensive, I've bought...

The YST bearing set isn't expensive, I've bought two just because the seals broke. Don't want to keep buying the set if I can find new seals. Maybe some place like Grainger's.
08-27-18, 08:33 AM
Replies: 2,346
Views: 442,889
Posted By striker65

http://i65.tinypic.com/hsoydl.jpg 67 years old...

http://i65.tinypic.com/hsoydl.jpg 67 years old and ride at least 5 miles a day.
Forum: Fatbikes
08-27-18, 04:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 738
Posted By striker65

Yes BB bearings on my fat tire bike, Mongoose.

Yes BB bearings on my fat tire bike, Mongoose.
08-26-18, 12:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,411
Posted By striker65

I was commenting on my original post from 2 years...

I was commenting on my original post from 2 years ago. I now know what I'm doing. I clean and grease in the spring.
08-26-18, 05:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 211
Posted By striker65

http://i65.tinypic.com/65u8et.jpg

http://i65.tinypic.com/65u8et.jpg
08-26-18, 05:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,411
Posted By striker65

3,800 miles later and I have all the tools for...

3,800 miles later and I have all the tools for cleaning, greasing and adjusting bearings. Have a bike stand also for working on the bike.
08-26-18, 05:12 AM
Replies: 24,324
Views: 2,262,623
Posted By striker65

Mostly neighborhood sidewalks (don't trust people...

Mostly neighborhood sidewalks (don't trust people in cars) and paved roads.
08-25-18, 05:58 PM
Replies: 24,324
Views: 2,262,623
Posted By striker65

6 miles today, no less than 5 miles every day on...

6 miles today, no less than 5 miles every day on my fat tire bike. Doesn't sound like a lot but I'm a few days away from turning 67. 3,800 miles in 32 months.
08-25-18, 05:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 211
Posted By striker65

Guess I should have been more specific, YST...

Guess I should have been more specific, YST bearings in bottom bracket.
08-25-18, 11:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 211
Posted By striker65

YST bearing seals

YST seals keep breaking, where can I find replacements?
Forum: Fatbikes
08-25-18, 09:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 738
Posted By striker65

YST bearing seals

I have the YST bearings and the seals wear out, anyone know where I can get replacement seals? http://i65.tinypic.com/65u8et.jpg
Forum: Fatbikes
12-21-17, 10:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 527
Posted By striker65

Yes, one time a couple of ladies in a minivan...

Yes, one time a couple of ladies in a minivan turned around and stopped me. They wanted to know where I got it and took a picture of it. Occasionally someone will say nice bike, I will offer to let...
Forum: Fatbikes
12-20-17, 05:38 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,120
Posted By striker65

I'm 66 and my doctor wanted me to exercise, up...

I'm 66 and my doctor wanted me to exercise, up till a year ago I was a couch potato. Saw a fat bike while visiting family in upstate NY, got home and purchased a Dolomite. I ride at least 5 miles a...
02-20-17, 02:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 15,883
Posted By striker65

Simple Green environmental friendly, cheap and...

Simple Green environmental friendly, cheap and does a good job.
11-09-16, 02:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 989
Posted By striker65

Simply Green works for me.

Simply Green works for me.
11-04-16, 02:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,124
Posted By striker65

Thanks for the link, ordered one yesterday for my...

Thanks for the link, ordered one yesterday for my Dolomite.
08-05-16, 05:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 941
Posted By striker65

I've been a couch potato for years, 64 and have...

I've been a couch potato for years, 64 and have been retired for 2 years. I was taking blood pressure medicine and my doctor wanted me to exercise, to at least walk for 30 minutes a day. In April I...
07-21-16, 08:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,354
Posted By striker65

I had trouble with my 7 speed, eventually it was...

I had trouble with my 7 speed, eventually it was the low limit screw needed more adjusting.
07-11-16, 08:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 845
Posted By striker65

I recently replaced the freewheel, it wasn't...

I recently replaced the freewheel, it wasn't ratcheting. I brought the old one home, after a couple of days sitting on the shelf I picked up to look at. It was working fine, must have had a grain of...
07-06-16, 03:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,156
Posted By striker65

I've only been riding for 3 months and have...

I've only been riding for 3 months and have stopped taking blood pressure medicine, check my pressure a couple times a day. I've also lost 20 lbs but that was from changing my diet in Oct.
06-18-16, 07:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,227
Posted By striker65

I have a fat bike and just enjoy riding around my...

I have a fat bike and just enjoy riding around my neighborhood. Get a lot of compliments.
06-11-16, 01:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 505
Posted By striker65

I purchased one from Walmart Pro Bike Adjustable...

I purchased one from Walmart Pro Bike Adjustable 41" To 75" Repair Stand w/ Telescopic Arm Cycle Bicycle Rack - Walmart.com...
06-11-16, 12:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 603
Posted By striker65

Finally got it, after all my adjusting did not...

Finally got it, after all my adjusting did not have the low limit screw adjusted correctly. Live and learn, feeling good. Thanks for all that commented.
06-10-16, 11:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 603
Posted By striker65

That's the problem I don't have on more click...

That's the problem I don't have on more click after 2nd gear.
06-10-16, 11:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 603
Posted By striker65

You are correct, I used the wrong term, shifter...

You are correct, I used the wrong term, shifter is like dirt bike, twist shifter. Thanks
06-10-16, 09:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 603
Posted By striker65

Yes, set limit screws, I can manually get it in...

Yes, set limit screws, I can manually get it in 1st but not when cable is attached.
06-10-16, 09:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 603
Posted By striker65

Tourney TX, and thanks for correcting me. It's...

Tourney TX, and thanks for correcting me. It's low gear 1st.
06-10-16, 08:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 603
Posted By striker65

Low gear 7 speed trouble

I'm a new rider and having trouble getting into low gear. I've watched many videos and read articles. Just can't get it into 1st gear. Shimano, tried taking up slack on the cable. I can manually get...
06-08-16, 02:26 PM
Replies: 2,346
Views: 442,889
Posted By striker65

526216 64 and my first bike in over 40 years,...

526216 64 and my first bike in over 40 years, started riding for exercise and thought the fat tire bike was cool
06-04-16, 11:09 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,251
Posted By striker65

I purchased a bike from Walmart and had to...

I purchased a bike from Walmart and had to assemble it at home. I am a newbie and put the handle bars on backwards, I see how that can happen.
Forum: Fatbikes
05-31-16, 06:52 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,496
Posted By striker65

I'm 65 and enjoying myself!

I'm 65 and enjoying myself!
Forum: Fatbikes
05-31-16, 06:16 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,496
Posted By striker65

I haven't ridden a bike in over 45 years, my...

I haven't ridden a bike in over 45 years, my doctor wanted me to walk for at least 30 minutes a day. I saw a fat tire bike at Target and thought it was cool. Bought one and now ride around my...
05-30-16, 06:33 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,814
Posted By striker65

I got a book from the library but there are...

I got a book from the library but there are plenty of videos to help with repairs, don't really need a book in my opinion. Video's are easier to understand.
05-28-16, 11:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 727
Posted By striker65

It's new, had it about a month.

It's new, had it about a month.
05-28-16, 04:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 727
Posted By striker65

Constant adjustments

Is it just me or do you constantly adjust your bikes? I adjust my mechanical disc brakes and a day or two later adjust them again, maybe I'm not tightening them enough. Also the derailleur, works...
05-15-16, 05:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,411
Posted By striker65

Located the correct wrench will be checking the...

Located the correct wrench will be checking the front axle myself. Thanks for all the tips and comments.
05-12-16, 02:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,411
Posted By striker65

Thanks everyone for comments, I went to local...

Thanks everyone for comments, I went to local bike shop to purchase a cone wrench. They didn't have one and would order one, decided to bring the wheel in. Tech guy adjusted the cones, felt better...
05-12-16, 09:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,411
Posted By striker65

I'm looking for cone wrenches and will give it a...

I'm looking for cone wrenches and will give it a try. All of my searches show the wrenches are sold online, was hoping to find one local.
05-12-16, 06:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,411
Posted By striker65

That could be true but I have read that bikes...

That could be true but I have read that bikes made in China sometimes don't have grease at all. The wheel looked to have a wobble when mounted on the bike.
05-12-16, 06:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,411
Posted By striker65

New bike, rear axle not smooth

New to bicycling, bought an inexpensive Mongoose Dolomite, took the rear wheel off to get familiar with the bike. I noticed the axle, when spinning, feels gritty not smooth. Don't have a lot of...
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