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06-06-22, 12:01 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,170
Posted By AJW2W11E

What can you do after a brisk 25 mile ride ?

What can you do after a brisk 25 mile ride? I'm in my late 50's . Before when everyone was working on home, I had extra time.
I spent that on my heavy gravel bike and over that time I somehow...
06-03-22, 11:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 403
Posted By AJW2W11E

I thought about that. But my Diverse is my main...

I thought about that. But my Diverse is my main ride and being a daily rider, I just didnt want to have to change tires everytime the weather changes to heavy rain , which it does every 30 minutes...
01-17-22, 11:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,173
Posted By AJW2W11E

I am very grateful and thankful for this forum....

I am very grateful and thankful for this forum. Don't know a single SSer, never seen another one on the roads, so all my education has been here....
01-16-22, 10:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 323
Posted By AJW2W11E

I googled my bike -- a Toughroad- and I found a...

I googled my bike -- a Toughroad- and I found a picture showing there is a gap.
01-11-22, 07:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 250
Posted By AJW2W11E

It all went back together today ,I pulled out the...

It all went back together today ,I pulled out the cup on the other side. Everything went back in solid and smooth, but I am replacing it like Rolla said. I had her broken down over the holidays to...
01-06-22, 07:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 892
Posted By AJW2W11E

Thanks I replaced the whole cable and I retuned...

Thanks I replaced the whole cable and I retuned the entire rear and...then I remembered how bad the front derailleur was shifting and I ordered the parts to fix that..only because of you guys on this...
01-03-22, 10:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 892
Posted By AJW2W11E

Thanks for your help. That was embarrassing.

Thanks for your help. That was embarrassing.
12-24-21, 09:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,173
Posted By AJW2W11E

Thank you very much with all humility and...

Thank you very much with all humility and respect. Some of it was course memory.
Actually, if you use your downhill segments to build speed for the uphill segments, it's not that bad.
Also, I'm on...
12-22-21, 07:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,173
Posted By AJW2W11E

I/m waiting to get my 16 T free wheel parts from...

I/m waiting to get my 16 T free wheel parts from White . That should make it easier.
12-11-21, 07:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,282
Posted By AJW2W11E

I had full shoulder replacement with a metal ball...

I had full shoulder replacement with a metal ball . Itís called a Ream and Run. You have to work hard to rehabilitate it, and some of its painful. Google ďDr. Frederick Masten, UWĒ . Prior to the...
10-26-21, 04:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,765
Posted By AJW2W11E

Yes I am new to bikes and I now realize that...

Yes I am new to bikes and I now realize that after reading about them. Definitely no posts.

I read this link below and realize now the pads have to be set differently . Guess that's my issue ....
10-24-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,325
Posted By AJW2W11E

This winter Iím going with two chains. Every week...

This winter Iím going with two chains. Every week I am taking one off and sticking the other one on, and soaking the gunked up one in carburetor cleaner. Of course they say not to reuse the kwik link...
10-22-21, 09:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,792
Posted By AJW2W11E

I think itís more of a superstition thing. ďDonít...

I think itís more of a superstition thing. ďDonít change anythingĒ That handlebar came with my Pista and it was ugly when I got it,
10-21-21, 11:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 873
Posted By AJW2W11E

I am very frugal and I used an ACS Paws as my...

I am very frugal and I used an ACS Paws as my first freewheel. I do a lot of hills. I was worried it might fail at the most dangerous time, when youíre near a peak , and moving very slowly.
At low...
10-21-21, 10:22 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,202
Posted By AJW2W11E

lol I love lawyers and law firms. Especially the...

lol I love lawyers and law firms. Especially the big box firms that have hundreds of them, all trying to climb the ladder. I can just imagine them trying to turn a bad brake pad into a 300k lawsuit ....
10-19-21, 11:46 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,202
Posted By AJW2W11E

Not to change the subject but I stripped my...

Not to change the subject but I stripped my single speed down last weekend, redid the bearings, replaced the bottom bracket and repainted the handlebars, new brakes. New chain, chainring and...
10-12-21, 08:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,667
Posted By AJW2W11E

Lol I thought I was the only one who cheated. I...

Lol I thought I was the only one who cheated. I use that 3M spray on adhesive you get at Home Depot. Made for gluing headliners inside a car, etc. .
Google 3M Super 77. Yes I put Mr Tuffy liners...
10-11-21, 05:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,667
Posted By AJW2W11E

It's good to see people are so conscientious.

It's good to see people are so conscientious.
10-08-21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,379
Posted By AJW2W11E

Sometimes I think frame geometry plays a role...

Sometimes I think frame geometry plays a role also. I have a Bianchi Pista with essentially the same seat as my Giant Toughride. My butt hurts after 20 miles on the Toughride but feels great after...
10-02-21, 10:13 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 5,343
Posted By AJW2W11E

I would feel restricted and perhaps even...

I would feel restricted and perhaps even claustrophobic in tight lycra or spandex. Love baggy shorts and clothes.
I hope nobody gets upset at me, I also love to ride with my shirt off. Partially...
09-30-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 704
Posted By AJW2W11E

actually I was using the wrong size chain both...

actually I was using the wrong size chain both times.
09-27-21, 05:56 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 5,343
Posted By AJW2W11E

Anyone else out there not using padded shorts?

Silly question.Iím pretty new to riding, I am coming up on my 18 th month of riding, rarely missing a day. I have a Bianchi Pista and a Giant Tough road. I never got around to buying padded shorts...
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