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05-25-22, 07:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 767
Posted By BikingViking793

I use the kool stop bead jack also. Works great.

I use the kool stop bead jack also. Works great.
05-12-22, 01:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 940
Posted By BikingViking793

I much prefer 165 cranks to longer. For whatever...

I much prefer 165 cranks to longer. For whatever reason Iím faster.
04-24-22, 09:01 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,535
Posted By BikingViking793

Oh that is pretty.

Oh that is pretty.
03-26-22, 11:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 633
Posted By BikingViking793

I just built a bike with Microshift r10. ...

I just built a bike with Microshift r10. Everything went together nice. Weather not good here yet so no real miles on the bike yet.
12-25-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,133
Posted By BikingViking793

I guess a rider first. I mean nothing beats a...

I guess a rider first. I mean nothing beats a glorious ride on a beautiful day. But I also really like my vintage bikes and researching bike history. And I really enjoy building bikes...
12-25-21, 10:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,414
Posted By BikingViking793

Wahoo Tickr. Worked great on Zwift today. Could...

Wahoo Tickr. Worked great on Zwift today. Could never get my apple watch to work consistently....
10-28-21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 71,566
Views: 11,656,014
Posted By BikingViking793

1972 Schwinn World Traveler. What a neat bike. ...

1972 Schwinn World Traveler. What a neat bike.
https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/526919528454897/
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-21, 06:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,482
Posted By BikingViking793

yeah that seems like a fun option down the road. ...

yeah that seems like a fun option down the road. This is more of a budget option:

https://carsoncitybikeshop.com/privateer-frame-52cm-black/

for now Iím gonna stick to finding something used...
09-03-21, 01:48 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,680
Posted By BikingViking793

electric doesnít interest me at all.

electric doesnít interest me at all.
08-23-21, 02:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,626
Posted By BikingViking793

Nice

Nice
08-19-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,509
Posted By BikingViking793

Weird things on Craigslist are normal.

Weird things on Craigslist are normal.
07-30-21, 07:12 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,121
Posted By BikingViking793

I would suggest you find something used. I have...

I would suggest you find something used. I have a 2015 Felt z75 disc that I put most my miles on. Itís a $1500 bike that I got for $600. After you ride the used modern bike for a while you will...
07-24-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 574
Posted By BikingViking793

Friend of mine found one in the dumpster, nice...

Friend of mine found one in the dumpster, nice bike.
07-23-21, 06:51 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,867
Posted By BikingViking793

I see a deal in my size, Iím buying.

I see a deal in my size, Iím buying.
Forum: BMX
07-20-21, 05:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 809
Posted By BikingViking793

thanks. I think you are right. Itís cleaning up...

thanks. I think you are right. Itís cleaning up nicely. Seems to be a film on the decal that comes off and decal still looks good.
07-11-21, 06:33 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,169
Posted By BikingViking793

Thatís just dreamy. A Paramount in my favorite...

Thatís just dreamy. A Paramount in my favorite color.
06-30-21, 08:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 658
Posted By BikingViking793

1981 Schwinn Super Le Tour

I picked up a new bike last week. I love my 1974 Le Tour so much I wanted to see how I'd like a Super. If I've translated the serial number ok it's a 1981 Super Le Tour. The number on the rear drop...
06-29-21, 07:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 875
Posted By BikingViking793

I would definitely check it out if it was my...

I would definitely check it out if it was my size. Have not yet seen a Paramount that cheap locally.
06-28-21, 08:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,161
Posted By BikingViking793

Really cool, thanks for sharing.

Really cool, thanks for sharing.
06-28-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 8,447
Posted By BikingViking793

They think I should lose a few pounds. :)

They think I should lose a few pounds. :)
06-25-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,639
Posted By BikingViking793

nice idea!

nice idea!
06-25-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,040
Posted By BikingViking793

Thanks for sharing all the pictures. Fun to look...

Thanks for sharing all the pictures. Fun to look through.
06-24-21, 12:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,308
Posted By BikingViking793

Wider tires are more comfortable. Go over the...

Wider tires are more comfortable. Go over the bumps faster.
06-22-21, 02:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 947
Posted By BikingViking793

seems real odd after so long. You are sure the...

seems real odd after so long. You are sure the saddle hasnít moved on the rails? I didnít have one tight enough and it moved on me once.
06-22-21, 01:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,145
Posted By BikingViking793

you should probably ride for a few weeks before...

you should probably ride for a few weeks before judging your current seat.

WTB Rocket is my favorite saddle.
06-22-21, 07:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,881
Posted By BikingViking793

hard to tell from pictures, is your saddle nose...

hard to tell from pictures, is your saddle nose down?
06-17-21, 07:16 AM
Replies: 1,104
Views: 300,323
Posted By BikingViking793

Nice looking bike. I bet itís a smooth ride with...

Nice looking bike. I bet itís a smooth ride with those tires.
06-15-21, 12:24 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,462
Posted By BikingViking793

great question. I donít have an answer, but am...

great question. I donít have an answer, but am enjoying reading the responses. I would think from a training perspective there should be diminished returns at some point. But from a happiness...
06-15-21, 11:48 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,242
Posted By BikingViking793

I would never go sockless.

I would never go sockless.
06-14-21, 03:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 878
Posted By BikingViking793

lots of options around here at that price around...

lots of options around here at that price around here. My Schwinn Le Tour is nice.
06-12-21, 06:03 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 40,547
Posted By BikingViking793

looks nice. I really need to get a Paramount...

looks nice. I really need to get a Paramount someday.
06-12-21, 05:59 AM
Replies: 14,881
Views: 3,620,391
Posted By BikingViking793

neat bike and nice save! Like to see that after...

neat bike and nice save! Like to see that after cleanup.
06-06-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 667
Posted By BikingViking793

this seems like good advice. I break a lot of...

this seems like good advice. I break a lot of spokes. Current wheels on my road bike went 2 years no breaks. Now Iíve had 2 in last year. If I have time Iíll better look at whole wheel. Wonít...
06-06-21, 09:23 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,091
Posted By BikingViking793

Everyone is happy on a bike!

Everyone is happy on a bike!
06-06-21, 06:14 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 11,044
Posted By BikingViking793

and itís really important to count calories. ...

and itís really important to count calories. Some foods are sneakily bad for you. Ride regularly and use an app like myfitnesspal to track calories.
06-03-21, 05:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 689
Posted By BikingViking793

Thanks, I fixed it. Tilted the nose up a...

Thanks, I fixed it.

Tilted the nose up a little more and have the bars up about another inch and it feels better.
05-29-21, 09:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 700
Posted By BikingViking793

Bike Museum South Shore Cyclery

I went to a bike shop today that is fairly close by, but not as close as others. I was surprised to find out there is a bicycle museum inside. The shop is South Shore Cyclery in Cudahy, WI. And there...
05-21-21, 06:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,459
Posted By BikingViking793

Old Bicycle wrenches

I just picked up a couple old bicycle wrenches off ebay. I've seen them on there before, but this time I got 2 for much cheaper than I usually see one listed for. I was curious if anyone knows the...
05-06-21, 07:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,972
Posted By BikingViking793

i use Strava. Works well and I have my zwift...

i use Strava. Works well and I have my zwift rides going to it also. My Bryton computer syncs all my rides to Strava too.
04-30-21, 04:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 866
Posted By BikingViking793

I have a feeling the price will go up pretty high...

I have a feeling the price will go up pretty high before it is done. But I guess if they hold their value that well maybe I should just get a new one. But I'm still not sure what color will look...
04-29-21, 08:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 866
Posted By BikingViking793

I'm gonna keep an eye on this one: ...

I'm gonna keep an eye on this one:
https://www.ebay.com/itm/284274708733?hash=item423017d0fd:g:MY4AAOSwysBgiJWD
04-24-21, 09:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,812
Posted By BikingViking793

yes those are the second bike. Seem like decent...

yes those are the second bike. Seem like decent price?
04-16-21, 07:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,654
Posted By BikingViking793

Woodward Custom Built Cycle

So a friend of mine picked up a tandem bicycle today. Said it's been sitting in somebodies yard for a few years. The brand is Woodward Custom Built cycle which has me stumped and seems to also have...
12-30-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,509
Posted By BikingViking793

Well I watched some youtube videos on how to take...

Well I watched some youtube videos on how to take the hub apart and service it. Took it apart, cleaned it up and re-greased it. Now the noise is all gone. It was pretty easy. My only worry was...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,411
Posted By BikingViking793

Well I went with this frame and just completed...

Well I went with this frame and just completed the build. Frame seems decent enough, but the spacing in the back limited the wheels I could go with because of 135mm spacing. It's real cold here in WI...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,588
Posted By BikingViking793

You might be right. I'm usually around 200...

You might be right. I'm usually around 200 pounds.
11-10-20, 08:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 599
Posted By BikingViking793

Anyone know what year? Raleigh Talus 3.0

I just bought a Raleigh Talus 3.0, but I can't figure out what year it is. I haven't been able to match it to anything. Here is picture from the ad that I bought it from. I'm pretty confident it is...
05-15-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,302
Posted By BikingViking793

I changed to the 90mm with 17 degrees and it does...

I changed to the 90mm with 17 degrees and it does seem to feel a bit better. I'll see what I think after a few more rides.
05-03-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,302
Posted By BikingViking793

I found this interesting calculator. Stem...

I found this interesting calculator.
Stem Comparison Tool | yojimg.net (http://yojimg.net/bike/web_tools/stem.php)
Still not too sure what size stem I might want to try. Assuming the current is...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-15-19, 09:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 410
Posted By BikingViking793

I'm pretty sure they would be 5600 given the age...

I'm pretty sure they would be 5600 given the age and being 10 speed?
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