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08-02-22, 07:03 AM
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Posted By gthomson

Bike ride in Niagara area and visit to some...

Bike ride in Niagara area and visit to some wineries :)
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08-02-22, 06:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,055
Posted By gthomson

Looks fantastic and should stand out way more...

Looks fantastic and should stand out way more than these modern colourless bikes most people ride these days.
07-28-22, 12:38 PM
Replies: 7,371
Views: 3,283,613
Posted By gthomson

Why do some mountain bikes have a massive...

Why do some mountain bikes have a massive clearance in the front fork and others are much tighter, like the one duo route has posted above? I get those tires are pretty large so that fills up a lot...
07-28-22, 11:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,055
Posted By gthomson

wow, looking great so far and love that colour...

wow, looking great so far and love that colour scheme. When can I bring over the frame that I need to have restored? :)
07-27-22, 08:42 AM
Replies: 7,371
Views: 3,283,613
Posted By gthomson

Very nice setup, looks like a great...

Very nice setup, looks like a great touring/adventure bike or city commuter. Assuming you installed the 3x7 brifters replacing the original trigger shifters the bike came with? If so, how did that...
07-26-22, 11:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 296
Posted By gthomson

Oh that's very cool and yes, can't pull that...

Oh that's very cool and yes, can't pull that information up on Zwift at this point. Oh well, will just try and remember to check before each ride. Does your bike have those fans in the cock pit? that...
07-26-22, 06:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 296
Posted By gthomson

What tool is this you refer to? I am embarrassed...

What tool is this you refer to? I am embarrassed to admit it's not the first time this has happened to me :o but usually I catch it much quicker so I don't have to re-start so many times.
07-25-22, 09:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 296
Posted By gthomson

When your head's just not in the game

I'm sure this is the same throughout most of N. America and even into Europe but the last few weeks have been very hot and it really peaked over the weekend so that the idea of riding outside was...
07-25-22, 09:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,139
Posted By gthomson

Wow, that is quite the find! Down here in the...

Wow, that is quite the find! Down here in the hustle & bustle of the GTA they don't allow people to wander through and find stuff, nor will they allow you to take a bike out. They collect them and...
07-22-22, 07:30 AM
Replies: 4,555
Views: 711,683
Posted By gthomson

Originally I read your post about Quebec City...

Originally I read your post about Quebec City with a sucky view and thought, are you kidding me? one of the prettiest places in N. America but reading through the sarcasm. Quite the contrast from...
07-22-22, 07:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 331
Posted By gthomson

On the discussion of choosing or upgrading a...

On the discussion of choosing or upgrading a group set for a 90's mountain bike, I am inclined to keep the original 3 x bikes to allow for a lower set of gears, avoid a new drive train, crank and...
07-21-22, 10:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 331
Posted By gthomson

Thanks, I like the design on yours better but...

Thanks, I like the design on yours better but this bike was like in mint shape for a 20 year old bike and a great price so couldn't resist it.
07-21-22, 06:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 331
Posted By gthomson

Great find and that would be a great foundation...

Great find and that would be a great foundation for a gravel conversion of just a fun mountain bike. That's my favourite Peugeot decal scheme/design but then I might be biased. Peugeot sure had a...
07-20-22, 12:24 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,462
Posted By gthomson

What about a carbon fork which comes on most...

What about a carbon fork which comes on most newer aluminum bikes, does that have a big impact on the ride? I have a few steel bikes, a few chromoly bikes and 2 aluminum road bikes with carbon forks....
07-20-22, 06:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 188
Posted By gthomson

Very nice, I'm guessing T-Mar or Miele Man would...

Very nice, I'm guessing T-Mar or Miele Man would be able to help you with this.
07-19-22, 06:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 277
Posted By gthomson

Thanks Velo Mule, good options for sure on the...

Thanks Velo Mule, good options for sure on the modern bike front. My wife is also petite and we found her a nice Liv hybrid bike which she loves and is a good fit for a small lady. The Road King is a...
07-18-22, 06:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 277
Posted By gthomson

I'm going to defer to T-Mar on the wheel size as...

I'm going to defer to T-Mar on the wheel size as I assume it's all original and the tire indicates 26x1 1/8. I would like to replace those steel wheels with aluminum if possible but I know my...
07-17-22, 08:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 277
Posted By gthomson

Thanks T-Mar, I was hoping you might weigh in on...

Thanks T-Mar, I was hoping you might weigh in on this bike. I do believe it's an adult frame as the seat tube is actually 20" but when looking at it from a glance, it appears small. I'm going to try...
07-17-22, 04:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 277
Posted By gthomson

Any info. on this Road King?

I bought this bike for my daughter who hasn't ridden much since she was a little girl so I thought she might like something a bit different to ride when she lives in the city. A Road King sold by the...
07-17-22, 03:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 474
Posted By gthomson

Looks great and can you ask for a better group to...

Looks great and can you ask for a better group to spend the day with? Hope you bring them out riding again.
07-17-22, 03:35 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 17,156
Posted By gthomson

I'm not into track bikes but if I was, this seems...

I'm not into track bikes but if I was, this seems like a great deal. What a sic looking bike.
https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/918186669139523/

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07-12-22, 11:05 AM
Replies: 4,555
Views: 711,683
Posted By gthomson

Took some coffee and a muffin down to the lake to...

Took some coffee and a muffin down to the lake to enjoy the view of the sun trying to burst though the clouds and shine on all the boats in the Marina. Lake Ontario, west of Toronto.
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07-12-22, 11:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 945
Posted By gthomson

Add another person for Souke bib kit that I...

Add another person for Souke bib kit that I bought over the winter and started wearing this spring. Nice fit (as well as it can be when you try and get lycra over a less than nice body!) and the...
07-04-22, 07:15 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,161
Posted By gthomson

I was on a rail trail yesterday and each time the...

I was on a rail trail yesterday and each time the trail came to a road, there were 2 of them which just allowed a cyclist to pass through but I slowed right down to squeeze my riser bars through...
07-04-22, 07:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 293
Posted By gthomson

Ooh, I am looking forward to this because I have...

Ooh, I am looking forward to this because I have a Trek bike in mind that I would like to do similar work to. Does it have huge wheel clearance like the one I have in mind? Will you use 26" wheels?
07-01-22, 01:51 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 17,156
Posted By gthomson

I saw this add when he first posted it and I have...

I saw this add when he first posted it and I have an older Mac Pro computer that I could trade him but just don't know what I would do with a tandem bike. My wife barely rides her the nice hybrid I...
06-30-22, 11:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 906
Posted By gthomson

Where can you still get 5 speed freewheels?

Where can you still get 5 speed freewheels?
06-30-22, 11:36 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,330
Posted By gthomson

Well I like the idea of getting all of the above...

Well I like the idea of getting all of the above but understand that's not realistic. I think the cost of the bike might have some impact on those choices though - if I just bought a new bike for 10K...
06-29-22, 02:54 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,532
Posted By gthomson

So still on the topic of bends but moving away...

So still on the topic of bends but moving away from front forks, a friend sent me this picture asking if this was real or a hack? What would have been the purpose of adding this bend to the top tube?...
06-29-22, 07:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 210
Posted By gthomson

Without pictures, it's hard to understand your...

Without pictures, it's hard to understand your set up. Most indoor bike on trainers have a clamp and release which goes over your rear wheel, the one side for the M5 bike nut and the other for the QR...
06-29-22, 06:54 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,532
Posted By gthomson

Good question and what was the reason behind...

Good question and what was the reason behind bending the front fork on steel bikes? I keep looking at my old bikes and wondering, am I starting to bend it more as I age and gain weight? :)
06-25-22, 07:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,055
Posted By gthomson

Very nice, I've been following Steve Bauer bikes...

Very nice, I've been following Steve Bauer bikes for a while now and most are lower grade quality but high prices but this model looks worth it.
06-24-22, 08:42 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,462
Posted By gthomson

Of course, not all steel is considered equal....

Of course, not all steel is considered equal. I've read the term "gas pipe" frames which does not sound like it's good. One of my old steel bikes which is usually my go to bike because it shifts well...
06-22-22, 07:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 950
Posted By gthomson

Is it safe to say this occurs more as we age? I...

Is it safe to say this occurs more as we age? I remember my dad started to become sensitive to loud noises as he aged and then really increased with Alzheimer's. I also listen to a radio station with...
06-19-22, 06:05 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 17,156
Posted By gthomson

Wow, if I lived in the Peg I would be buying that!

Wow, if I lived in the Peg I would be buying that!
06-16-22, 07:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 867
Posted By gthomson

Great stuff, awesome philosophy. I wish there...

Great stuff, awesome philosophy. I wish there were more shops like his around focusing on reviving older bikes instead of focusing on the latest and greatest.
06-14-22, 03:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 950
Posted By gthomson

like ones you can just buy at a pharmacy?

like ones you can just buy at a pharmacy?
06-14-22, 03:00 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,315
Posted By gthomson

I use the steel toe clips on my vintage bikes and...

I use the steel toe clips on my vintage bikes and I don't mind them one bit. It adds to the vintage look and I have no problems using them. I actually prefer them overall to clipless in that I would...
06-13-22, 07:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 950
Posted By gthomson

Thanks MinnMan, worth looking into that's for...

Thanks MinnMan, worth looking into that's for sure. Seems simple and the price is reasonable.
06-13-22, 06:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 950
Posted By gthomson

Wind Noise

Not sure if this was a topic already but I did notice it mentioned in a recent post but specific to hearing aids. I don't know if this is an age thing or some kind of medical condition I have but...
06-13-22, 02:34 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,646
Posted By gthomson

This is super important and I imagine is not...

This is super important and I imagine is not something the radar would help you with. On one of my road bikes I have this little mirror disguised as the drop bar end plug, which swings down to...
06-12-22, 07:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 348
Posted By gthomson

Congratulations! I don't think I've got a route...

Congratulations! I don't think I've got a route jersey or a sprint jersey? In my early days of Zwifting I used to get so excited about getting an event jersey but my collection has grown so much over...
06-12-22, 06:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,646
Posted By gthomson

It's kinda sad to think that us cyclists need...

It's kinda sad to think that us cyclists need devices such as these to keep us safe but whatever it takes. I'm sure at some point this will just be a standard built in feature with new bikes along...
06-12-22, 06:07 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 17,156
Posted By gthomson

It was in the GTA, Markham ON. Yes sold but...

It was in the GTA, Markham ON. Yes sold but regardless of the model, still seems worth the $25
06-10-22, 06:58 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 17,156
Posted By gthomson

RUN DON'T WALK! Wow, an Italian frame with chrome...

RUN DON'T WALK! Wow, an Italian frame with chrome fork and lugs for $25!!! Good for the tall people
23" Bottechia frame (https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/893051812090771/)
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06-08-22, 12:07 PM
Replies: 4,555
Views: 711,683
Posted By gthomson

Cute little baby quails and love this helicopter....

Cute little baby quails and love this helicopter. Are these completely phased out of service now? To me as a kid/youth this was what a helicopter looked like in my mind but I never see them except at...
06-08-22, 06:56 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,315
Posted By gthomson

In case your next question is, what are the best...

In case your next question is, what are the best types of pedals to choose? see previous posts on that. Just below, is a post on flat pedals which I posted as I finally switched my older bikes from...
06-07-22, 06:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,041
Posted By gthomson

Now that's what I'm talking about! Damn, that...

Now that's what I'm talking about! Damn, that looks so hot. Was that the original colour or did you have it finished?
06-07-22, 12:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 719
Posted By gthomson

So what Trek bike is this then? It has no number...

So what Trek bike is this then? It has no number so I was thinking closer to a 900? The tires are no name and were cheap but will suit the purposes of the owner to have a spare bike for visitors....
06-07-22, 07:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 525
Posted By gthomson

I guess the FedEx driver knew how nice that bike...

I guess the FedEx driver knew how nice that bike was and made the extra effort. Congratulations on the new purchase. I haven't bought new since my Trek 800 Antelope in 1994!

Bear in the drive way,...
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