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Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-22, 09:46 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,338
Posted By zandoval

I don't pedal when going down hill and all my...

I don't pedal when going down hill and all my rides are up and down. So really my 10 mile rides are only 5 and my 15 only 7... Go Figure...
05-27-22, 09:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,125
Posted By zandoval

On my UNIVEGA I lowered the seat just 1.5 cm and...

On my UNIVEGA I lowered the seat just 1.5 cm and brought the bars up just level with the seat and got an immediately better ride for about 8 years. Now at 68 I raised the bars another 1 cm. This...
Forum: Foo
05-27-22, 06:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 306
Posted By zandoval

Yum... But... "GET OFF THE TABLE..." Yep......

Yum... But... "GET OFF THE TABLE..."

Yep... That's just the way it is... Ha.
Forum: Touring
05-27-22, 09:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 599
Posted By zandoval

Not a digital one but yes, I monitor my heart...

Not a digital one but yes, I monitor my heart rate. I no longer ride far or long but my rides are Short Steep Up and Downs that are a real challenge for me. I have to be careful as some times I put...
Forum: Touring
05-26-22, 08:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 615
Posted By zandoval

Here is a proven tent used in Central Texas...

Here is a proven tent used in Central Texas effectively. It has even been proven with our Boy Scout Troop and that's saying allot cause they tear up equipment like crazy. It has room for two or one...
Forum: Touring
05-26-22, 08:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 599
Posted By zandoval

I am not a Touring guy but have had many years...

I am not a Touring guy but have had many years doing solo camping. The Texas Bastrop State Park is just down my street and on my daily rides through there I used to often stop and talk to the Bicycle...
Forum: Touring
05-26-22, 07:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 615
Posted By zandoval

Wow... Just noticed that tents have quadrupled in...

Wow... Just noticed that tents have quadrupled in price over the two past years...

Makes me rethink the Tarp and Mosquito net challenge...



Yep... the hammock is on that list of proven gear....
05-26-22, 10:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 158
Posted By zandoval

I have had great success with Decal Knockoffs...

I have had great success with Decal Knockoffs using Bumper Stickers. They really hold up well. I resize my personal image to 3" x 10" then have the sticker printed out.
...
05-26-22, 09:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 186
Posted By zandoval

Few years ago saw one of these. It was just the...

Few years ago saw one of these. It was just the frame hanging at a Flea Market. It had been cleaned of dings, sand blasted and painted primer grey. Below it was a box of its miscellaneous parts....
Forum: Touring
05-25-22, 01:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 655
Posted By zandoval

Back in the day all of my sleep pads eventually...

Back in the day all of my sleep pads eventually ended up being just for ground insulation. Closed foam being the best as it can also be a flotation device.

For sleeping comfort I think the hammock...
05-25-22, 09:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 354
Posted By zandoval

Ha... Finding the year of a French bicycle by...

Ha... Finding the year of a French bicycle by it's serial number can be a real chore... Best to browse the online old catalogs till you find your bike.
05-24-22, 07:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 354
Posted By zandoval

Hey... Time to get a few tools... Sounds like fun...

Hey... Time to get a few tools... Sounds like fun Fun FUN!

Possibly the only thing you need the bike shop for is to tune the wheels if you are not familiar with it. You can get a Spoke Wrench and...
05-24-22, 10:41 AM
Replies: 3,031
Views: 333,194
Posted By zandoval

My cloths... Back Off... I'm a "Skog...

My cloths... Back Off... I'm a "Skog Kat"
05-24-22, 10:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 159
Posted By zandoval

I have been using this tape for some time now and...

I have been using this tape for some time now and it is working really well. It also comes in 20mm widths. It has also been proven for use on Mountain Bike rims that have been in mud. I run at least...
Forum: Foo
05-23-22, 10:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 374
Posted By zandoval

F... N... A... Sounds like a plan to me... Ha

F... N... A...

Sounds like a plan to me... Ha
05-23-22, 10:47 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,499
Posted By zandoval

Only had one Tesla sneaking up on me on the torn...

Only had one Tesla sneaking up on me on the torn up asphalt roads I ride. And he had a very nice ($$$$) bike strapped to its back...
05-23-22, 10:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,117
Posted By zandoval

In training yes but for survival no. At high...

In training yes but for survival no. At high altitude and low humidity it is hard to find anything even damp enough to distill. I made a solar still out of a 10x10 sheet of plastic and only got about...
05-23-22, 12:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 317
Posted By zandoval

Why not... ...

Why not...

https://i.stack.imgur.com/6YQ7P.jpg
05-23-22, 11:52 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,117
Posted By zandoval

Too hot and no water... Never been there on a...

Too hot and no water... Never been there on a bicycle. I keep an eye out for water sources constantly. Front yards, ranch houses, muddy creeks, sprinklers, even stopping on the high way and waving my...
05-22-22, 09:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 432
Posted By zandoval

Yep... That's the way it is. I got...

Yep... That's the way it is. I got discombobulated on a wheel just like this. With good frustration I loosened everything up and put it aside for a few days. I then pulled it out and trued it up...
05-22-22, 04:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 747
Posted By zandoval

Its Sunday and no ride for me... Two days ago I...

Its Sunday and no ride for me... Two days ago I found a warm spot on the dinning room floor and Isolated a 107° F spot two feet square.... RATS!

Friday rented an 80 electric jack hammer and busted...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-21-22, 10:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 737
Posted By zandoval

Rats Dude... You Fell!!! Ok now... just as...

Rats Dude... You Fell!!!

Ok now... just as we learned when we were kids... Don't cry. Gather yourself up, wipe away the sniffles, and get ta fixing it. After all your bike is hurt and its your...
05-21-22, 10:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 184
Posted By zandoval

I am sure there is a Medical journal out there...

I am sure there is a Medical journal out there that has a study that shows I should absolutely not ride a bicycle. But I do. And I take my NSAID once a day during a meal...

As a health care...
05-21-22, 02:00 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,435
Posted By zandoval

In most of our rural areas both at the main site...

In most of our rural areas both at the main site and the delivery service they use Sub-Contractors. The full time employees are littered with Disgruntled Union workers who for the most part take out...
05-19-22, 10:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 653
Posted By zandoval

Sure would like to try them.... But those days...

Sure would like to try them.... But those days are long gone... Fun, Fun, FUN!
05-18-22, 09:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 446
Posted By zandoval

I rub in plain white glue to saturate the foam...

I rub in plain white glue to saturate the foam and shape it a little before it dries. After drying I cover the area with smooth tape so its not rough on my socks. Thing is to catch it as soon as...
05-18-22, 12:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 693
Posted By zandoval

I have four bikes configured with 27" wheels and...

I have four bikes configured with 27" wheels and yes tire replacement is limited but not so much as to make getting new wheels to have a broader choice of tires. I would continue as is till ya can't...
Forum: BMX
05-18-22, 11:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,845
Posted By zandoval

I need one of these... Just cause I don't have...

I need one of these... Just cause I don't have one...Honey?? Uhhhh....
Forum: Touring
05-18-22, 11:47 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 989
Posted By zandoval

V/S ...

V/S


https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/250x250/pasteis_8474383814edec31659f4b9279ef74a3dfbe7146.jpeg
I'll go for the eatable type...
Forum: Foo
05-18-22, 11:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 298
Posted By zandoval

Phone Number Compromised By Texas DMV?

Just Another Rant - Turned in our lease and bought a new car... Wow... For us this is a real event. Years ago we leased a car just to check out if the electronics and new Do Dads were reliable. And...
05-17-22, 07:38 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 939
Posted By zandoval

Bravo... Its a start. I am sure there will be...

Bravo... Its a start. I am sure there will be more bikes soon. Bike hangers coming next. Be choosy and pick some that can be used with all type bikes. Beware the front wheel push in stands as they...
05-17-22, 07:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,115
Posted By zandoval

Hot young folks close eyes (LEAVE ON EYE...

Hot young folks

close eyes (LEAVE ON EYE OPEN)

Diminished athletic ability

Train smarter (JUST TRY AND AT LEAST KEEP WHATS LEFT)
Change geography (MINIMIZE GEOGRAPHY)
Move to where you...
05-17-22, 12:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 344
Posted By zandoval

For the same reason I am game too if beech333...

For the same reason I am game too if beech333 changes his mind...
05-17-22, 12:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 328
Posted By zandoval

Last big dog chasing me continued along for the...

Last big dog chasing me continued along for the ride. I turned around to take him home after two miles. He was spent. Now days when I ride by he joins me for about 200 meters then turns around. When...
Forum: Foo
05-16-22, 07:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 344
Posted By zandoval

Over here in the Bastrop Piney Woods Central...

Over here in the Bastrop Piney Woods Central Texas its only, cilantro, onions, yarrow root, chili pequines, native peaches, asparagus, and rattle snake beans. Everything else just feeds the...
05-16-22, 07:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 630
Posted By zandoval

So here is an old vid to watch if ya get a bug to...

So here is an old vid to watch if ya get a bug to possibly fix the old wheel yourself after you get a new one. I have successfully used this method on three wheels that I was ready to scratch off to...
05-16-22, 06:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,089
Posted By zandoval

Looks like a real killer... But absolutely...

Looks like a real killer... But absolutely beautiful...
Forum: Foo
05-16-22, 10:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 269
Posted By zandoval

Wonder if you could use this method for more...

Wonder if you could use this method for more secure Pass Words?
05-15-22, 10:47 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,089
Posted By zandoval

My daily 10 mile rides are short Ups and Downs. I...

My daily 10 mile rides are short Ups and Downs. I don't pedal going Down cause I am concentrating on staying on the bike from lack of breath.

So really my rides are only 5 miles.... Ha
05-15-22, 10:42 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,985
Posted By zandoval

These past years I have made so many Non-Standard...

These past years I have made so many Non-Standard adjustments and changes to my bikes that they look nothing like they normally would. All are Franken Bikes for sure. So do what ya need to do and...
05-15-22, 10:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 405
Posted By zandoval

Welcome to the forum! So ya got a Walmart Bike...

Welcome to the forum! So ya got a Walmart Bike and are now cycling, Bravo!

I have had quite a few people bring thier Walmart bikes over for a good look and Ill tell ya they are all different and...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-22, 12:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By zandoval

Back In The Day....Clean it up with acetone then...

Back In The Day....Clean it up with acetone then a little vulcanizing cement and put it together after dry. No biggy. If it fails? Hey, I heal fast...But now days...Ii could be a sign of catastrophic...
Forum: Foo
05-14-22, 12:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 773
Posted By zandoval

It's Got Chocolate!!!

It's Got Chocolate!!!
05-14-22, 12:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 363
Posted By zandoval

Seat tubes are pretty sturdy and unlike many...

Seat tubes are pretty sturdy and unlike many parts not too costly for replacement on most bikes.
05-13-22, 09:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 386
Posted By zandoval

The bumper sticker decals work really well too......

The bumper sticker decals work really well too...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/709672-decal-logo-knockoffs.html
05-13-22, 11:14 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 806
Posted By zandoval

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/474x474/antisize_1a9ab6e8e0ffe4727ca9ed04e1479e818fadf480.jpeg
05-13-22, 11:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 217
Posted By zandoval

They look the same???? Good Question???

They look the same???? Good Question???
05-13-22, 12:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 479
Posted By zandoval

I would start by having a few Bicycle Clinics to...

I would start by having a few Bicycle Clinics to kind of feel out what interest there is out there. During the clinics you can find and test individuals that you are going to bring in. Many will do...
Forum: Foo
05-11-22, 12:02 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 846
Posted By zandoval

Never had an Apple I-Pod $$$$... Cheap...

Never had an Apple I-Pod $$$$...

Cheap ChiCom Knock-Off from the Dollar Store has been just fine over the years... Ha...
Forum: Commuting
05-11-22, 11:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 821
Posted By zandoval

Yep... And we are always trying to figure it out....

Yep... And we are always trying to figure it out. It's what we do when we want to ride.

1- How do we secure our bikes and gear?
2 - What route do we take?
3 - What bike do we take?
4 - How do...
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