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07-12-21, 02:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 723
Posted By 101stairborne

Your deductible would apply if you used your...

Your deductible would apply if you used your homeowners insurance.
Forum: Touring
07-04-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,668
Posted By 101stairborne

If you wait for all the lights to turn green you...

If you wait for all the lights to turn green you are never going to get to town.
04-06-21, 07:42 PM
03-31-21, 06:00 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,082
Posted By 101stairborne

Anyone got proof that frame stiffness is faster? ...

Anyone got proof that frame stiffness is faster?

Jan Heine in his new book The All Road Bike Revolution would disagree. Page 58 for those interested.
03-31-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,025
Posted By 101stairborne

Made me laugh out loud

Made me laugh out loud
03-11-21, 02:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 650
Posted By 101stairborne

I suspect many people in your area don’t ride on...

I suspect many people in your area don’t ride on the trails. There is probably some where else you can ride.
03-04-21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,883
Posted By 101stairborne

Made me laugh.

Made me laugh.
02-15-21, 08:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By 101stairborne

i just used them on mechanical and they worked...

i just used them on mechanical and they worked great.
02-13-21, 07:51 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 11,498
Posted By 101stairborne

I repair a lot of department store bikes for a...

I repair a lot of department store bikes for a group that provides bikes to people who need bikes for basic transportation.

it would be a good idea to get someone to help you check the wheel...
Forum: Touring
02-12-21, 07:28 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 11,687
Posted By 101stairborne

I have a Lynskey Backroad touring bike with disk...

I have a Lynskey Backroad touring bike with disk brakes.
Forum: Touring
02-09-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,328
Posted By 101stairborne

Uncle Sam’s Misguided Children sure looks...

Uncle Sam’s Misguided Children

sure looks like Army water bottles
02-03-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,964
Posted By 101stairborne

Could it be where you buried Jimmie Hoffa? Looks...

Could it be where you buried Jimmie Hoffa? Looks like a remote place.
02-02-21, 05:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 874
Posted By 101stairborne

Bike Forums is a great place to learn. And there...

Bike Forums is a great place to learn. And there are many helpful people and a few of the other kind.
If you look around Bike Forums you will find a section devoted toLong Distance...
Forum: Foo
01-30-21, 11:20 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,709
Posted By 101stairborne

rydabent Sent you private message. 50...

rydabent

Sent you private message.

50 years ago today I was on ground in Vietnam
10-28-20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,834
Posted By 101stairborne

No, it is not political. My son is a senior...

No, it is not political. My son is a senior researcher at a major pharmaceutical and his job is to seek information on why some drugs are beneficial to most people but toxic to some.
06-28-20, 05:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 293
Posted By 101stairborne

Mavic wheel parts

I have half a dozen Mavic wheel sets. I get parts and help from 2 sources.

I have no financial interests in either of these businesses.

The first is hubdoctor on EBay. If you search for Mavic...
05-22-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,017
Posted By 101stairborne

This young lady would have averaged around 93...

This young lady would have averaged around 93 miles a day.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-20, 06:00 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 15,833
Posted By 101stairborne

When you come to a fork in the road, take it

When you come to a fork in the road, take it
02-04-20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 897
Posted By 101stairborne

Useful gems from Surly Blog

https://surlybikes.com/blog/some_answers_to_just_about_any_bike_forum_post_ive_ever_read
02-01-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 938
Posted By 101stairborne

God that sucks at so many levels. I am 72...

God that sucks at so many levels.
I am 72 years and we got a good dose of this type moralizing back in the 1950’s.
01-28-20, 06:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 978
Posted By 101stairborne

Surly Bridge Club

Does anyone have any experience with one?

Will not be doing long distance, loaded touring.

KATY Trail and paved and unpaved trails in Michigan. Also, back roads in Indiana where I live.
...
Forum: Touring
01-20-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,120
Posted By 101stairborne

Made me laugh out loud.

Made me laugh out loud.
01-01-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,178
Posted By 101stairborne

White Pine Trail State Park

https://www.michigan.org/property/fred-meijer-white-pine-trail-state-park

Runs between Cadillac & Comstock Park Michigan.
06-13-19, 07:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,023
Posted By 101stairborne

You might want to Google vitamin C & kidney...

You might want to Google vitamin C & kidney stones.
Forum: Touring
02-13-19, 08:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,717
Posted By 101stairborne

I will also be doin KATY TRAIL in June with the...

I will also be doin KATY TRAIL in June with the Missouri Parks group. Looking forward to meeting some of you.
Forum: Touring
02-12-19, 07:29 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,235
Posted By 101stairborne

Michigan

i sent you a private email . Michigan is a great place to ride .
01-23-19, 02:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,463
Posted By 101stairborne

Just built my first wheel

i used Roger Mussonís ebook to guide me thru the process. It worked very well for me. if you wish you can purchase on line for around $15.00. The title of the book is Professional Guide to...
10-29-17, 08:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 519
Posted By 101stairborne

No. Not my bike. Should have put that disclaimer...

No. Not my bike. Should have put that disclaimer in my message.
Meant to post it under EBay/Craigslist finds. it appeared today in the Indianapois Craigslist. Thought some C&V folks might be...
10-29-17, 08:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 519
Posted By 101stairborne

Falcon San Remo

May be of interest ot some of you.

https://indianapolis.craigslist.org/bik/d/vintage-falcon-san-remo/6365367059.html
05-24-17, 05:19 AM
Replies: 62,945
Views: 9,592,463
Posted By 101stairborne

1964 Schwinn Superior $350 Indianapolis...

1964 Schwinn Superior $350

Indianapolis Craigslist for anyone interested.

it is not mine.

https://indianapolis.craigslist.org/bik/6143158863.html
04-05-17, 05:23 PM
Replies: 62,945
Views: 9,592,463
Posted By 101stairborne

i didn't think the Cinelli would last long.

i didn't think the Cinelli would last long.
04-05-17, 04:17 PM
Replies: 62,945
Views: 9,592,463
Posted By 101stairborne

Indianapolis Craigslist Cinelli track frame $50. ...

Indianapolis Craigslist Cinelli track frame $50.

https://indianapolis.craigslist.org/bop/6075476128.html
02-02-17, 02:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,507
Posted By 101stairborne

Thanks for taking the time to post wrk101. i...

Thanks for taking the time to post wrk101.

i was thinking I would buy the Park Tool PRS-2 with the micro adjust clamps. I believe long term it is money better spent. I have used my lower level...
02-01-17, 09:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,507
Posted By 101stairborne

you are welcome. I have been to Free Wheeling...

you are welcome.
I have been to Free Wheeling to buy parts. I have seen their shop. They are very well organized. I like the peg boards they have attached to the back of their work benches. ...
01-31-17, 06:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,507
Posted By 101stairborne

Thank You

Thanks to all who responded. i got a lot of good ideas from your pictures. Appreciated rums link to workshops.

You guys are great.

i am having trouble loading my pictures.
...
01-30-17, 07:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,507
Posted By 101stairborne

I will try to get that done today. My set up is...

I will try to get that done today. My set up is in my garage. I repair bikes for those in need - people who depend on them for transportation, and for children whose parents can't afford to buy...
01-29-17, 05:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,507
Posted By 101stairborne

Work Stand Set Up

I have the Park Tool #105 work tray on my work stand but am not satisfied with it. Would some of you mind posting pictures of your work stand set ups. For that matter perhaps your work area. ...
01-09-17, 08:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,215
Posted By 101stairborne

wish you a speedy recovery.

wish you a speedy recovery.
01-09-17, 08:37 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,437
Posted By 101stairborne

4,246 miles.

4,246 miles.
12-27-16, 09:51 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,444
Posted By 101stairborne

I got a 1989 Litespeed titanium mountain bike...

I got a 1989 Litespeed titanium mountain bike frame in great condition.
11-22-16, 08:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,407
Posted By 101stairborne

Thanks for the heads up on this. i have bought...

Thanks for the heads up on this. i have bought many bike parts and items from China and had no problems. Shipping has always been pretty fast. Let us know how they work for you.
08-22-16, 06:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 704
Posted By 101stairborne

i had rims that were very difficult to mount...

i had rims that were very difficult to mount tires. I pulled out the rim tape and put in a couple layers of Kapton tape. It made mounting tire so much easier. and it didn't cost very much.
08-01-16, 04:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 891
Posted By 101stairborne

The handlebar top is about 5 inches above the top...

The handlebar top is about 5 inches above the top of the saddle. It is for comfort. I was having lower back pain. This set up has made a difference.

I think Grant Peterson recommends 2 to 4...
08-01-16, 01:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 891
Posted By 101stairborne

i got pictures up for you.

i got pictures up for you.
08-01-16, 01:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 891
Posted By 101stairborne

pictures Trek FX 7.9

http://i58.photobucket.com/albums/g267/trek5900/Trek%20FX7/IMG_0851_zpsxtv6ypfa.jpg (http://s58.photobucket.com/user/trek5900/media/Trek%20FX7/IMG_0851_zpsxtv6ypfa.jpg.html)
...
07-31-16, 07:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 891
Posted By 101stairborne

i did not like the flat bars - so i converted it...

i did not like the flat bars - so i converted it to drop bars with 10 speed Dura Ace bar end shifters. Running stock wheels with Compass Barlow Pass 38mm tires. Have an Ortlieb handlebar bag and a...
07-31-16, 07:18 PM
04-26-15, 05:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,386
Posted By 101stairborne

Now that's funny!

Now that's funny!
03-14-15, 08:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,038
Posted By 101stairborne

August or September would work for me. Doing two...

August or September would work for me. Doing two trips in June and RAGBRAI in July. What would work for you?
03-08-15, 07:41 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 9,636
Posted By 101stairborne

KZ I am doing PALM. It will be my first. ...

KZ
I am doing PALM. It will be my first. Looking forward to doing it. Looks to be fairly easy at about 50 miles a day. One of the reasons I registered is it is only three hours from my home...
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