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09-19-22, 09:27 AM
Replies: 4,639
Views: 718,473
Posted By roadsnakes

' Took another Early ride this morning. Went...

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Took another Early ride this morning. Went back to the same park on Lake Michigan. Great place to watch the sun come up, and strangely , I`m the only one there in a city of one million people....
09-02-22, 02:06 PM
Replies: 4,639
Views: 718,473
Posted By roadsnakes

' That`s Lake Michigan on Milwaukee`s...

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That`s Lake Michigan on Milwaukee`s lakefront. In the Bay View neighborhood.
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09-02-22, 01:21 PM
Replies: 4,639
Views: 718,473
Posted By roadsnakes

I like to get up early, ride down to the lake,...

I like to get up early, ride down to the lake, and watch the sunrise...........
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08-25-22, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4,639
Views: 718,473
Posted By roadsnakes

Took a few pics of a sculpture that is right on...

Took a few pics of a sculpture that is right on the lakefront in Milwaukee. Right before and right after sunrise.
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08-21-22, 02:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 959
Posted By roadsnakes

' I`ve run into the same problem. Dozens of...

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I`ve run into the same problem. Dozens of pieces of broken glass , usually on the right side of the road , at every other house. That`s if they put the bins of two houses in the truck at the same...
08-21-22, 12:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 959
Posted By roadsnakes

I used Mr Tuffy back in the late 70`s and...

I used Mr Tuffy back in the late 70`s and early80`s with some success. I`ve been getting a lot of flats lately. Mostly , if not all, because of glass on the city streets. Seems to be more , much more...
08-17-22, 03:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,122
Posted By roadsnakes

OK Sorry I`ve been told I have been...

OK

Sorry

I`ve been told I have been insulting.


I`ll just try to figure it our by trial and error.
08-17-22, 02:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,122
Posted By roadsnakes

' Very few riders still ride real Chamois...

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Very few riders still ride real Chamois sewn in their shorts.

So, I know you don`t lather it on you padded biking shorts.
08-17-22, 02:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,122
Posted By roadsnakes

Give Me The Skinny..................on

Give me the Skinny on Chamois Cream.

Without getting into Too graphic detail, where do you all spread this stuff?
I`m not asking which is the best cream, just where do you all apply it?
The jars...
08-04-22, 02:39 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,556
Posted By roadsnakes

Everyone`s different BUT I`d raise the seat,...

Everyone`s different
BUT
I`d raise the seat, raise the handle bars, and bring the bars in closer to you.
07-18-22, 12:41 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 29,114
Posted By roadsnakes

I have the Extended version of "Crimson and...

I have the Extended version of "Crimson and Clover" by Tommy James and the Shondells on my Amazon Music Playlist.
So Much better than the version we heard on our transistor radios back in 1968.
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07-14-22, 02:01 PM
Replies: 4,639
Views: 718,473
Posted By roadsnakes

Bike Races

There were some bike races in my city a couple of weeks ago. I watched and took a few pics.........
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07-04-22, 12:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 809
Posted By roadsnakes

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06-30-22, 08:23 AM
Replies: 4,639
Views: 718,473
Posted By roadsnakes

' It`s a bike path. It runs through many...

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It`s a bike path.

It runs through many parks. Sometimes you`re just off the shore, sometimes you`re in a park on a bluff off shore.

That pic with my bike in it was taken in park on the...
06-29-22, 09:10 AM
Replies: 4,639
Views: 718,473
Posted By roadsnakes

It`s been Really hot. So, yesterday I took off...

It`s been Really hot. So, yesterday I took off for a ride at 4:00AM. I rode down to the Lake Michigan shoreline in Milwaukee.
Watched the sunrise, then rode along the lake for miles.
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06-22-22, 03:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,984
Posted By roadsnakes

Hit 100 Degrees yesterday!!!!!!!! HOT and...

Hit 100 Degrees yesterday!!!!!!!!
HOT and HUMID!!!!!!!!

Dreaming of a nice cool winter ride!
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f4bteoFLTA8
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06-15-22, 02:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,018
Posted By roadsnakes

' I bought then online many years ago. I...

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I bought then online many years ago. I actually cut them in half, because that way nothing sticks out of ears. I found that it I didn`t cut them in half, they`d rub on the inside of my helmet,...
06-14-22, 02:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,018
Posted By roadsnakes

I do wear hearing protection when I ride my...

I do wear hearing protection when I ride my motorcycle.

BUT

I have noticed , on certain windy days, that my ears are bothered by the wind when riding my bicycle.

I might consider wearing...
06-14-22, 01:03 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,049
Posted By roadsnakes

I ride two bikes. A older 1986 Schwinn...

I ride two bikes.

A older 1986 Schwinn Passage. (GREAT BIKE) !
I have a Mirror on that bike.
BUT

Most of the time I ride a 2015 Trek Verve III.
(GREAT BIKE)
BUT
06-13-22, 02:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,676
Posted By roadsnakes

I use one of those chain cleaners with the...

I use one of those chain cleaners with the brushes inside. I fill it with Marvel Mystery Oil. Chain cleans up pretty nice, after I wipe it off any residual Marvel Mystery Oil won`t hurt anything....
06-13-22, 04:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 819
Posted By roadsnakes

' Exactly When they first came out me...

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Exactly

When they first came out me and my friends could only gawk at them through the local Schwinn bike shop window. Even when we went inside it was only for a quick glance , because the...
06-03-22, 09:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 819
Posted By roadsnakes

Stingray

WHAT A COOL BIKE!
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3TLaOU4g6wA
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a-R5hP8jXXM
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https://bikehistory.org/bikes/stingray/images/1965-schwinn-stingray.jpg
05-30-22, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4,639
Views: 718,473
Posted By roadsnakes

Memorial Day Pics

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Milwaukee, just before sun rise.
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05-27-22, 03:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 423
Posted By roadsnakes

Two Wheel Fails

Crazy Stuff................
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YS15RLUQ_FU
05-25-22, 01:41 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 3,633
Posted By roadsnakes

' DEFINITELY! With the amount of...

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DEFINITELY!

With the amount of flats I`ve gotten in the past two years, and the ease of cleaning my chain and bike, it has paid for itself already.
05-25-22, 10:40 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 3,633
Posted By roadsnakes

I bought one of these a couple of years ago. ...

I bought one of these a couple of years ago.
https://sportneer.com/products/sportneer-bike-repair-stand/
So far I`m very satisfied.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5KPbDeZpJBQ
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05-13-22, 10:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,984
Posted By roadsnakes

It`s now 87degrees, hot and humid. Parks are...

It`s now 87degrees, hot and humid.
Parks are filled with walkers.

Can`t wait for November!!
04-29-22, 02:06 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,109
Posted By roadsnakes

No, they kind a look at it like it`s currency...

No, they kind a look at it like it`s currency from a strange foreign country, or like I`m trying to pay my bill with Monopoly money.

I kind a know the owner. I`ve been going to the same shop for...
04-29-22, 06:36 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,109
Posted By roadsnakes

My LBS still takes my checks. If I`m getting...

My LBS still takes my checks. If I`m getting checked out by one of the younger employees I get some strange looks, but they still accept my check.
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04-23-22, 10:48 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 29,114
Posted By roadsnakes

Sometimes, when I`m taking a leisurely ride...

Sometimes, when I`m taking a leisurely ride through the park, I find myself singing this song.

You can`t be in a bad mood singing this tune.........
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=edg4-CenQrA
04-11-22, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4,639
Views: 718,473
Posted By roadsnakes

No bike, but I got out early today and played...

No bike, but I got out early today and played with the camera............
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04-06-22, 05:02 AM
Replies: 527
Views: 95,701
Posted By roadsnakes

' The original stem on my Passage was pretty...

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The original stem on my Passage was pretty long. Really gave me a stretched out , hunched over ride. The stem I have on there now is pretty much a straight pipe. LOL Not much of an extension. I...
04-05-22, 01:25 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 95,701
Posted By roadsnakes

' I`m elderly with a very bad back. I need to...

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I`m elderly with a very bad back.
I need to ride very "straight up". Any leaning forward gets painful real quick. Switching to a long stem , mounted backwards helped me a lot. The first few rides...
03-30-22, 03:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,984
Posted By roadsnakes

I`m starting feel Crazy! It`s getting...

I`m starting feel Crazy!

It`s getting warmer, and there`s more people on the paths in the parks!

I`m already thinking of next Winter.!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Here`s a couple of pics I took of the...
03-29-22, 05:14 AM
Replies: 488
Views: 136,166
Posted By roadsnakes

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Jackson Park - Milwaukee, Wisconsin Last snowfall of the season.
03-27-22, 01:02 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,390
Posted By roadsnakes

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03-26-22, 11:49 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,272
Posted By roadsnakes

' My Prostate is so big, ......it has it`s...

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My Prostate is so big, ......it has it`s Own Prostate!
03-25-22, 08:25 AM
Replies: 527
Views: 95,701
Posted By roadsnakes

' I think my particular Passage was only...

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I think my particular Passage was only made for 15 months. I could be wrong. It was made in America. The only options for colors for my 1986 Passage were Midnight Blue and Imperial Rose. I think...
03-24-22, 02:56 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 95,701
Posted By roadsnakes

' I`m not sure if the Le Tour Luxe became...

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I`m not sure if the Le Tour Luxe became The Passage.
But, if the Le Tour Luxe is The Voyaguers cousin, The Passage is it`s brother.

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03-24-22, 01:37 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 11,187
Posted By roadsnakes

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https://pics.me.me/sex-o-hows-your-life-oh-nothing-special-im-having-13698647.png
03-22-22, 12:17 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 44,414
Posted By roadsnakes

For the past few years I`ve been using Synthetic...

For the past few years I`ve been using Synthetic Gear Lube with a little STP added.
I have a few old, empty 3- In- 1 containers that I add it to. It makes for easier application.
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03-15-22, 02:32 PM
Replies: 4,639
Views: 718,473
Posted By roadsnakes

I posted these in Winter cycling. I really...

I posted these in Winter cycling.

I really enjoy the beauty and solitude of Winter Cycling. A couple of days ago we got what will most likely be the last winter day. So I made the best of it.
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03-14-22, 02:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 419
Posted By roadsnakes

I think the LBS is a little more happier than me....

I think the LBS is a little more happier than me. LOL
03-14-22, 01:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 419
Posted By roadsnakes

' Took it back to the LBS. They replaced...

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Took it back to the LBS.
They replaced the bottom crank.
03-14-22, 12:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 419
Posted By roadsnakes

I just picked it up from the LBS three weeks ago....

I just picked it up from the LBS three weeks ago. Had a new rear wheel installed, new tires, new brakes, bar ends, and a couple of other things. I thought they might have check the chain, but...
03-14-22, 11:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 419
Posted By roadsnakes

Slight "Clunk" when pedaling

I just started getting a slight "clunk" when pedaling up hill or in a higher gear. When I raise the bike and pedal everything is fine. Only hear the clunk when pedaling up hill. I can feel a slight...
03-13-22, 12:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,107
Posted By roadsnakes

' When I`m not able to ride, I do my other...

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When I`m not able to ride, I do my other type of exercise..............

DIDDLY-SQUATS!
03-13-22, 11:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,107
Posted By roadsnakes

Last Ride of Winter

This morning I took what will most likely be the ride of Winter. Although it was 8 degrees yesterday with some snow overnight, it`s melting fast. The extended forecast calls for Spring-like weather....
03-06-22, 01:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 639
Posted By roadsnakes

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03-05-22, 12:32 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 29,114
Posted By roadsnakes

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