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08-15-21, 09:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 379
Posted By banjaboy

Garmin Varia RDU

Got an Edge 830 and a Varia RTL515, AMAZING! Any advance info I can get and use out on the road is great. Anyway, I picked up a Varia RDU head unit for the light, cant seem to get it to pair with the...
08-15-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,379
Posted By banjaboy

No, thats not the reason..I do a lot of solo out...

No, thats not the reason..I do a lot of solo out in quieter traffic areas, To have audio and visual warning someone is coming up on you fgor me, helps. The light also flashes rapidly when it senses a...
07-27-21, 08:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,379
Posted By banjaboy

Garmin 830

Just settling in to a learning curve with my new toy......Garmin 830 with RTL515 tail light and Vario UT800 front light. Cant say enough about this kit. radar tailight might seem a bit crazy but...
Forum: For Sale
07-25-21, 08:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,163
Posted By banjaboy

Do you have pics of the trucker if you still have...

Do you have pics of the trucker if you still have it. I live in Canada but would pay shipping
07-25-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,532
Posted By banjaboy

Im 71, been riding seriously since 1965. My first...

Im 71, been riding seriously since 1965. My first bike was a modified Raleigh Rec ord, Full Campag groupset. Road the route of the 1967 Tour de France, did all the climbs at least twice. I have a...
06-21-21, 11:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,477
Posted By banjaboy

Riding my way to health, down to 195 and feeling...

Riding my way to health, down to 195 and feeling good on my Sirrus 6.0
12-15-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 1,661
Views: 535,599
Posted By banjaboy

Colour means zippo to me but I do happen to like...

Colour means zippo to me but I do happen to like this camo color
12-14-20, 10:02 AM
Replies: 1,661
Views: 535,599
Posted By banjaboy

Hey, Hi Badger!!! I actually in Whiterock, just...

Hey, Hi Badger!!! I actually in Whiterock, just outside Vancouver. I LOVE Ontarion too, the countryside driving out to Niagra, beautiful, reminds me of my old country, England. You have a rural,...
12-14-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 1,661
Views: 535,599
Posted By banjaboy

My plain old boring Sirrus 6.0 before I 2000 k on...

My plain old boring Sirrus 6.0 before I 2000 k on it these last few weeks, too many bikes, dont know which one to ride. All I know is the geometry on this is absolutely......................right,...
12-14-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 1,661
Views: 535,599
Posted By banjaboy

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/960b76ed_fd0b_4ae4_8758_be44a9cba648_9ea9e05cc486c37768df700cbb8ad1ff6f581e3e.jpeg
Here she is very stealth looking and its fast just...
12-13-20, 05:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,603
Posted By banjaboy

just turf them in the garbage

just turf them in the garbage
11-09-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 640
Posted By banjaboy

Did a bit of playing with the cleats. Moved them...

Did a bit of playing with the cleats. Moved them as far back as possible, seems toy be better so far
11-08-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 640
Posted By banjaboy

Hey thanks guys, all good info. Im just going to...

Hey thanks guys, all good info. Im just going to try a few things on my rollers now I havec them set up. You guys are awesome.....
11-08-20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,063
Posted By banjaboy

We get bent over here in Canada, consistently...

We get bent over here in Canada, consistently everything is at least 15% more expensive here. I can generally find what I want, pay shipping and exchange and still be 20% cheapr
11-08-20, 03:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,255
Posted By banjaboy

It really is a unique experience Brawlo!!! I feel...

It really is a unique experience Brawlo!!! I feel like im on the road. I bought an aftermarket resistance unit and its a dream now, perfect!!!!! BTW, heading to your wonderful country after Covid. I...
11-04-20, 09:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 640
Posted By banjaboy

Arthritic big toe

After readinbg a few posts on this forum I thought I would give you guys a question. Im 70 years old, 2 repoalcement knees, been riding seriously on and off for near 55 years. Since my last knee...
11-04-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,157
Posted By banjaboy

Man, old thread but loved the advice you gave...

Man, old thread but loved the advice you gave this poster, awesome guys, well done!!!!!!
11-04-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,063
Posted By banjaboy

One pair of shoes here in Canada was...

One pair of shoes here in Canada was $485.......Landed from Germany. $308
11-04-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,063
Posted By banjaboy

Yes, no VAT added

Yes, no VAT added
Forum: For Sale
11-03-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,344
Posted By banjaboy

I will take 2 if you ship to Canada, its easy,...

I will take 2 if you ship to Canada, its easy, trust me lol. I buy stull all the time. let me know and I will tell you my choice
11-03-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,255
Posted By banjaboy

Not true, brawlo, read up on Tacx Galaxia, they...

Not true, brawlo, read up on Tacx Galaxia, they have a floating chassis, you can hammer out of the saddle and the whole assembly will move fore and aft a couple of inches. My old Cyclops rollers were...
11-01-20, 08:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,255
Posted By banjaboy

Trainer is useless for core, thats what I need,...

Trainer is useless for core, thats what I need, had rollerscyears ago and they were perfect cfor refining riding style, core, everything. Static trainers, any I have had are boeing, not interested in...
10-31-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,063
Posted By banjaboy

I do most of my own stuff, been riding seriously...

I do most of my own stuff, been riding seriously off and on for $55 years, yup Im a really old bastard. If I ask anything and they get pissed, so be it. I have a 25 year relationship with my "LBS",...
10-30-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,063
Posted By banjaboy

I think the US wants free trade as long as it...

I think the US wants free trade as long as it suits them and when it doesnt they want to slap draconian tariffs on products that you end up paying anyway because the seller wont absorb it. In this...
10-30-20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,063
Posted By banjaboy

THat IS dirt cheap! costs more to ship from the...

THat IS dirt cheap! costs more to ship from the US to Canada and takes twice as long, 2 weeks from Germany to Canada. Lots of companies in the US wont ship to Canada as they dont even know where...
10-29-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,063
Posted By banjaboy

Interesting comment Herr, I havent had any...

Interesting comment Herr, I havent had any issues, I did buy a Shimano disc rotor for my mountain bike from them. Jenson wont ship the oddest items so I dont even go there anymore. I live 1 mile...
10-29-20, 07:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,255
Posted By banjaboy

Settled on a set of Tacx Galaxia rollers, I can...

Settled on a set of Tacx Galaxia rollers, I can add an aftermarket resistance unit if I need it.
10-29-20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,063
Posted By banjaboy

Bike 24 Germany

hey folks, made a couple of purchases from Bike 24 in Germany. Their prices are awesome, good exchange for my Canadian dollar, even better for the US dollar.I got both orders in 2 weeks! First order...
10-26-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,255
Posted By banjaboy

Quick motion Elite rollers

Any Clydesdales got a set of Quick motion Elite rollers? Claim max weight is 115 kg including bike, around 250lbs. I weigh that and a bit more plus my bike. Dont want to break them
10-07-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 356
Posted By banjaboy

Yes sir, i did read your response, thank you,...

Yes sir, i did read your response, thank you, much appreciated.
10-07-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 356
Posted By banjaboy

I'm thinking M for Metal pads maybe?

I'm thinking M for Metal pads maybe?
10-07-20, 03:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 356
Posted By banjaboy

Shimano site was useless even though I am capable...

Shimano site was useless even though I am capable of reasoning, just looking for help
10-07-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 356
Posted By banjaboy

More help needed!!! with substitute disc

Sorry guys and gals, about to order my new rtear disc, need a front one too, seems that too is obsolete, its SM-RT64m 180mm. What is a good substitute and what does the M mean at the end of the...
10-07-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 587
Posted By banjaboy

Lol!! Not a weight weenie so I will follow your...

Lol!! Not a weight weenie so I will follow your advice, thank you so muck, all of you!!
10-07-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 587
Posted By banjaboy

One more question if I may? What would be the...

One more question if I may? What would be the difference between the RT 68 and the RT 70
10-07-20, 10:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 587
Posted By banjaboy

Wow, thanks guys, you have saved me much...

Wow, thanks guys, you have saved me much searching and hassle. Much appreciated!!!!!!
10-06-20, 08:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 587
Posted By banjaboy

replacement disc..HELP!!

Hi guys and gals, hope you can help me......Had a bit of a mishap........end result is my brake disc is bent beyond repair, its a great hub and wheen, no other damage other than the disc. Im finding...
10-05-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 927
Posted By banjaboy

Hi Cyclist!!!!!!! TKR is a big surgery, its not...

Hi Cyclist!!!!!!! TKR is a big surgery, its not just physical, its mental. You are pretty well helpless for a week or two and you feel you will never recover but of course you do. Physio is...
09-28-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 11,956
Posted By banjaboy

I have been riding bikes seriously for 55 years,...

I have been riding bikes seriously for 55 years, yes, Im REALLY old lol!!!! I have bikes, many bikes. I have owned every style/make of bike you can think of. Rode cam brakes, V brakes, rim, disk,...
09-28-20, 08:18 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 18,873
Posted By banjaboy

Back to original post. I was 500lbs last week, I...

Back to original post. I was 500lbs last week, I walked 200 miles on day one, gained 14lbs. Yesterday I leaped on my 63 year old bike, rode it around the block and lost 350lbs, there, you CAN lose...
09-28-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 927
Posted By banjaboy

Im 2 years post double knee replacement. Left...

Im 2 years post double knee replacement. Left done then a year later the right one replaced. Now im well and truly back on the bike, pain free knee wise, got to get my bike legs back in shape but...
09-25-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,381
Posted By banjaboy

Ride it! That bike would your weight easily

Ride it! That bike would your weight easily
09-24-20, 07:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,684
Posted By banjaboy

Hey MntnMan, you opened your heart buddy, amazing...

Hey MntnMan, you opened your heart buddy, amazing how this thread has opened up some dark closets. along with Covid and the other stresses of life its tough man! You have taken the first step,...
09-23-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,684
Posted By banjaboy

Hey Robalero, therapeutic thread this one. We all...

Hey Robalero, therapeutic thread this one. We all have our demons, some of us bury them, some dont. Its just nice to know that we can open our hearts a little on this site, who would have thought it?
09-22-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,684
Posted By banjaboy

Hey man, your post touched my heart and stirred...

Hey man, your post touched my heart and stirred some sad stuff in me. Heres my story, Im 70 years old tomorrow. Had a childhood where I thought I was not loved, like I was the black sheep, the...
Replies: 9
Views: 7,439
Posted By banjaboy

A shot in the dark here....Im thinking if you had...

A shot in the dark here....Im thinking if you had a top class Ebike with a modified crank arm on the problem side might got you out there and in time would increase your ROM and you could phase...
09-21-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 7,558
Posted By banjaboy

If I had a Subaru i would want to cover my face...

If I had a Subaru i would want to cover my face with a bag so my buddies dont see me, oops, my bad....but true......
09-21-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,123
Posted By banjaboy

love to ride, how old are you? dont want to get...

love to ride, how old are you? dont want to get blown out, Im an older dude
09-21-20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,381
Posted By banjaboy

Take the beast to the bike shop and get her...

Take the beast to the bike shop and get her serviced. You could have won the Tour de Franc e on that bike back in the day, great starter bike. Im your weight and I have 2 carbon bikes and an aluminum...
09-21-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 7,558
Posted By banjaboy

Hmm, didnt think my simple question would bring...

Hmm, didnt think my simple question would bring out this much response, anyway, got myself the perfect, no frame contact rack, only wheels are touched. Which rack??? Nope, not telling you
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