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11-24-23, 10:48 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,380
Posted By abdon

I'm not a fan of slapping a motor on a bike but

I must say I'm mesmerized by the total package they pulled here.
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09-14-23, 08:10 PM
Replies: 571
Views: 114,459
Posted By rgvg

Picked up Voyageur #2 on my lunch break today. It...

Picked up Voyageur #2 on my lunch break today. It first came up on fb a few months ago but the price was a bit high. After a few months the price just about halved so I inquired about it. I was...
08-14-23, 02:50 PM
Replies: 3,817
Sticky 65-85+ Thread
Views: 635,568
Posted By rdlange

was 75 last month. hard to find a decent light...

was 75 last month. hard to find a decent light bike for an easy price these days. so I had to improvise. this Peugeot mixte weighs in at just under 32#, steel basket, racks, wheels, cranks, pedals...
08-07-23, 11:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 837
Posted By Warbird21

New Neighborhood Cruiser (to me)

My grandkids live in Louisiana and dragging my Salsa down for a week of riding in their neighborhood and on the Trace was a hassle.
I picked up this like new Fuji Crosstown 2.0 for $100 on Facebook....
06-05-23, 12:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 391
Posted By capnjonny

1966 Varsity diet

Recently, I brought home a 35.4 pound gold metalic 1966 Varsity with roached paint to use as a base for a weight weenie build I was anxious to try but in the end I just put it on a diet and did some...
10-25-22, 06:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 594
Posted By Hypno Toad

secret of winter cycling

It's that time of year ...

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09-17-22, 02:55 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,402
Posted By Random11

I don't know that this will be particularly...

I don't know that this will be particularly helpful, but I was a runner for more than half a century and had to give it up because of knee problems. X-rays and CT scans show advanced arthritis in...
09-13-22, 04:58 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,840
Posted By ehcoplex

Whether the stem & bars are original is beside...

Whether the stem & bars are original is beside the point when it comes to fit. Fit is determined by individual physiology. Stock stem/bar choice by the manufacturer is determined by overall bike...
09-12-22, 07:36 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,840
Posted By clubman

It's bike fit. You appear to have a stem that's...

It's bike fit. You appear to have a stem that's too long and that generation of bar doesn't look right with the angled position. Maybe the levers could slide up a little higher to get closer. See if...
08-22-22, 10:55 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,531
Posted By icemilkcoffee

There is no reason to run the tires at max...

There is no reason to run the tires at max pressure unless you are very heavy. Look up the proper inflation pressure for your weight. It's likely to be much lower than you imagined.
Too high a...
08-21-22, 05:14 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 11,906
Posted By mstateglfr

You badgered some random person long enough to...

You badgered some random person long enough to get them to tell you how far they had already walked and how much further they still had to go?

Did you have a patch kit? If so, offer it up next...
08-21-22, 04:02 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 11,906
Posted By Barry2

And, seeing as you spoke with they to determine...

And, seeing as you spoke with they to determine milage walked/home, did you offer to fix they's flat?


Barry
08-18-22, 03:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,757
Posted By pdlamb

At the risk of answering the question... It...

At the risk of answering the question...

It doesn't take much. Start by applying a small dab anywhere you were "on fire" after the last ride.

And think about getting a better saddle.

FWIW,...
08-18-22, 02:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,757
Posted By genejockey

On the parts that either rest on or rub on the...

On the parts that either rest on or rub on the saddle. Helps the pad in your shorts or bibs move with you, so that if somethings going to rub it'll be the bibs on the saddle, not the skin on the...
08-18-22, 11:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,757
Posted By Rolla

I use Chamois Butt'r. It comes in a large tube...

I use Chamois Butt'r. It comes in a large tube that lasts quite a while. You can apply it to your skin or to the chamois itself. I limit the distribution to the areas where chaffing might be an...
08-11-22, 07:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,179
Posted By BTinNYC

Private, not General, opinion; mechanical stuff...

Private, not General, opinion; mechanical stuff happens and a bit of lightweight protection for the spokes from a bad chain incident is fine.

I used to remove dork discs to prove my competence,...
08-10-22, 09:59 PM
Replies: 2,780
Views: 1,083,838
Posted By Lbxpdx

My 85 Schwinn Voyageur SP. I just picked up a...

My 85 Schwinn Voyageur SP. I just picked up a Blackburn front rack, but I havenít installed it yet.

...
08-08-22, 03:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,274
Posted By retrodude

1976 Schwinn Suburban Restoration

Iíd like to share a restoration project I completed a few years ago. Found this nice Suburban in a dumpster 2017 at my get-away trailer park in Birch Bay USA. Here is how I found it:...
07-18-22, 01:05 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,293
Posted By nomadmax

Anytime someone asks me about "upgrading" their...

Anytime someone asks me about "upgrading" their bike; I ask them "How's the motor?". There's your real difference.
07-18-22, 07:22 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,293
Posted By smd4

I think I'd upgrade my bike maintenance...

I think I'd upgrade my bike maintenance skills--especially in the cleaning department--before spending $$$ on a new bike.
07-05-22, 08:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 648
Posted By schwinnbikebob

Schwinn 1986 Tempo

Picked this up a few weeks back and just finished it up. I was drawn to it by the white pearl color with gray paint scheme.Kinda different. Columbus Tenax, Shimano Light Action, nothing high end but...
06-24-22, 06:26 AM
Replies: 2,248
Views: 513,373
Posted By tcs

Alan Napier portrays Alfred Pennyworth: ...

Alan Napier portrays Alfred Pennyworth:

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~1965...
06-08-22, 12:01 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,319
Posted By zandoval

If removing the chain I drop it into a glass jar...

If removing the chain I drop it into a glass jar of what ever I have around like, Charcoal Lighter Fluid, Diesel, Paint Thinner, Gasoline, Denatured Alcohol, Bourbon, Cyclohexane, TET, Barsol, or,...
06-04-22, 11:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,249
Posted By repechage

The 2020 version is not too bad. could be much...

The 2020 version is not too bad.
could be much worse!
06-04-22, 06:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,249
Posted By Bad Lag

$50 back then was unobtainable. Only rich...

$50 back then was unobtainable.

Only rich kids had Schwinn Sting Rays and there weren't many of those around..
05-16-22, 07:17 AM
Replies: 2,248
Views: 513,373
Posted By Roger M

Ward, Wally, and the Beav......

Ward, Wally, and the Beav......
05-06-22, 01:18 PM
Replies: 3,817
Sticky 65-85+ Thread
Views: 635,568
Posted By EddyR

Will be 82 in less than a month and i am three...

Will be 82 in less than a month and i am three months from my knee replacement today so i went out on this 88 Cannondale i had never ridden. Picked it up six months ago as a shed find. Under Thirty...
05-04-22, 12:42 PM
Replies: 3,817
Sticky 65-85+ Thread
Views: 635,568
Posted By striker65

I turned 70 last September, bought a fat tire...

I turned 70 last September, bought a fat tire bike in April 2016. Today I hit 10,000 miles, I ride my neighborhood mostly, 5 miles a day (weather permitting has to be at least 55į)....
04-30-22, 01:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,908
Posted By Route 66

Interesting. I'm 69 and haven't felt the need to...

Interesting. I'm 69 and haven't felt the need to change my seat angle at all; the nose is still tilted slightly upward and has been for many years.
04-27-22, 01:25 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,610
Posted By indyfabz

Hey. I resemble that remark. I pay two utility...

Hey. I resemble that remark. I pay two utility bills with checks. I also periodically transfer money from my checking account (where my pay electronically is deposited) to a brokerage account with...
04-18-22, 06:08 AM
Replies: 5,124
Views: 795,395
Posted By indyfabz

Ferry ride from Lewes, DE, to Cape May, NJ, as...

Ferry ride from Lewes, DE, to Cape May, NJ, as part of the four day tour I completed yesterday.

...
04-15-22, 11:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,252
Posted By SurferRosa

It might be considered a good tape job ... for a...

It might be considered a good tape job ... for a one-handed man.

For a no-handed man, it's excellent. :thumb:
04-12-22, 10:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 755
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Selle Italia has reissued this saddle and you can...

Selle Italia has reissued this saddle and you can get it on Amazon in white, black or brown suede for less than 70 dollars USD.
...
03-27-22, 08:03 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,114
Posted By skidder

90W gear oil. Bought a little too much last time...

90W gear oil. Bought a little too much last time I filled the manual transmission on an old VW bug I used to own, so tried using a bit of the leftovers on a bicycle chain and it seems to do the job...
03-06-22, 05:58 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 31,278
Posted By Speedway2

The imagery was fantastic on the Official Video...

The imagery was fantastic on the Official Video but I found this Live version on Conan and I think it's even better!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bk7RVw3I8eg
03-05-22, 01:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,181
Posted By juvela

----- checked first the company catalogue...

-----

checked first the company catalogue for Christmas 1969 but it gives only juvenile models shown here -
...
02-22-22, 09:20 AM
Replies: 2,780
Views: 1,083,838
Posted By Quakertownrich

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'75 Schwinn Sports Tourer- Sky Blue ...
02-03-22, 12:19 PM
Replies: 5,124
Views: 795,395
Posted By botty kayer

Looking down from Greenwich Observatory ...

Looking down from Greenwich Observatory
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02-01-22, 08:26 PM
Replies: 2,780
Views: 1,083,838
Posted By ZudeJammer

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Just finished going over this burgundy specimen....
01-14-22, 06:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,295
Posted By ZIPP2001

Too much fun !

Well, it took a bit to get into any groove today, so I just had to laugh and enjoy my surroundings. How can you not have fun out in the woods playing in the snow?
Winter Wonderland ! Part 1 -...
12-23-21, 05:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,488
Posted By SurferRosa

Depends on where you live. I have great service...

Depends on where you live. I have great service up here in north Seattle. I love my postal workers! :love: But I do hear negative stories from other parts of the country.

And is Lascauxcaveman...
12-23-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,488
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

Postal Speed!

My Planet Bike light died Monday. Emailed them and they offered me a replacement despite the age of the light. Why sure, why not? ! They sent me a new one Tuesday via USPS. It made it to my door in...
12-17-21, 04:32 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,516
Posted By LarrySellerz

True that's one of the best! Vooodoooooo

True that's one of the best! Vooodoooooo
12-16-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 57,421
Posted By robertj298

Augustus and Woodrow ...

Augustus and Woodrow
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12-09-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 31,278
Posted By HookUp

All over the place

Been listening to all of of John Prine since he died. Brings back allot of memories of smokey bars and picking up trim

Been. Dead head since college. Took me a while, even after attending some...
12-09-21, 08:31 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,046
Posted By prj71

Fat biking, snow shoeing, XC skiing, skiing, snow...

Fat biking, snow shoeing, XC skiing, skiing, snow boarding, ice fishing.

Only bad thing about winter is shoveling and below zero days.
10-18-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 31,278
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Made a new playlist for when my wife accompanies...

Made a new playlist for when my wife accompanies me in the car. Her taste isn't quite as R&B oriented as mine so I've compromised and added albums that we both really enjoy. Put them on a thumb drive...
10-11-21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 5,124
Views: 795,395
Posted By adamrice

Got an early start for a long ride on Saturday....

Got an early start for a long ride on Saturday. This is probably one of the best photos I've ever taken. It was all luck. ...
10-05-21, 07:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,319
Posted By Peroni

Ross an American Treasure

I bought this as a novelty, my reasoning was totally sound with that notion in mind, $120 plus shipping. The seller has perfect feedback, but for some reason he only did the minimum necessary to get...
10-05-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,400
Posted By restlessswind

My PSA is 15, my age is 54. 3 biopsies, all...

My PSA is 15, my age is 54.
3 biopsies, all negative.
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