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07-21-21, 06:28 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,011
Posted By probe1957

I have never had any surgeries or injuries that...

I have never had any surgeries or injuries that inhibit my ability to ride. I am just old and slow but I don't care. Yesterday I rode 14 miles at average 11.5 MPH. I track it just for the hell of...
07-02-21, 01:08 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,045
Posted By probe1957

I am curious. Why would you post that?

I am curious. Why would you post that?
06-19-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 614
Posted By probe1957

I think it's cool.

I think it's cool.
06-19-21, 10:13 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,793
Posted By probe1957

Some people take themselves way too seriously. ...

Some people take themselves way too seriously. You are one of those people.
06-19-21, 10:02 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,092
Posted By probe1957

The mask made me break out in uncontrollable...

The mask made me break out in uncontrollable laughter.
06-03-21, 05:50 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,414
Posted By probe1957

Genius!

Genius!
06-02-21, 11:43 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,414
Posted By probe1957

Can you imagine how much insurance would cost if...

Can you imagine how much insurance would cost if the owner of a $40k car could demand it be replaced in lieu of a $1200, perfectly adequate repair?
06-02-21, 05:18 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,414
Posted By probe1957

Sure, this is Amerika. But in all likelihood, he...

Sure, this is Amerika. But in all likelihood, he would have lost. As I recall the repair was like $1200.
06-01-21, 01:57 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,354
Posted By probe1957

When you eat at a restaurant do you insist on a...

When you eat at a restaurant do you insist on a brand new glass? Silverware? Bring your own plate from home and have them put the food on it?
06-01-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,414
Posted By probe1957

Years ago a repair shop I worked at damaged a...

Years ago a repair shop I worked at damaged a brand new Corvette. Hoist went through the floorboard of the car. Customer demanded a brand new car. He didn't get it.
12-10-20, 07:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,670
Posted By probe1957

If a bike is too small there are things you can...

If a bike is too small there are things you can do (within reason) to make it "bigger." Unfortunately, if a bike is too big, there is nothing you can do to make it smaller. I agree with all the...
12-08-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,277
Posted By probe1957

It would seem like you are the exception rather...

It would seem like you are the exception rather than the rule then.
08-12-20, 06:05 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 7,065
Posted By probe1957

That's exactly what I did and I am happy. ...

That's exactly what I did and I am happy. Probably will be happy next year too. Easily doable within the OP's budget too. With all the needed accessories INCLUDING clothing I came in around $2k...
08-07-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 994
Posted By probe1957

I don't. Both of my parents are dead. Ride with...

I don't. Both of my parents are dead. Ride with them while you can. Life is short.
08-04-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,791
Posted By probe1957

IMHO, you should have been up to a 50 mile ride...

IMHO, you should have been up to a 50 mile ride without any difficulties. I think you should see a doctor.
08-04-20, 08:39 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,360
Posted By probe1957

Ditto on the Halo sweatband.

Ditto on the Halo sweatband.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,233
Posted By probe1957

I agree with those who say, wait if you can. ...

I agree with those who say, wait if you can. There is no such thing as a "good" deal on a bike in this environment. Doesn't sound like you need to pull the trigger right away so, don't. $1500 will...
07-25-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 506
Posted By probe1957

https://youtu.be/UkZxPIZ1ngY

https://youtu.be/UkZxPIZ1ngY
07-24-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,292
Posted By probe1957

You are quite right, I didn't see it. And so, my...

You are quite right, I didn't see it. And so, my smart-assed retort was out of line and I apologize.
07-24-20, 06:16 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,292
Posted By probe1957

Sensitive much?

Sensitive much?
07-14-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,095
Posted By probe1957

You obviously didn't compose your reply with the...

You obviously didn't compose your reply with the intent of being helpful. But you nailed the ****** bag points.
07-08-20, 06:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 686
Posted By probe1957

I think it MIGHT depend on the trainer. The...

I think it MIGHT depend on the trainer. The manual for my trainer "strongly recommends" use of their skewer, for instance. That said, the skewer on my wife's hybrid appears very similar and works...
07-07-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 12,434
Posted By probe1957

Not a bad idea. I think I will. I don't think...

Not a bad idea. I think I will. I don't think my blinking light is bright enough to be annoying but I don't know that for sure. I am thinking it is around 400 lumens on blinky mode.
07-07-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 987
Posted By probe1957

https://www.kurtkinetic.com/trainers-products/kine...

https://www.kurtkinetic.com/trainers-products/kinetic-road-machine
07-02-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,852
Posted By probe1957

Okay I give up. WTF does KOM stand for?

Okay I give up. WTF does KOM stand for?
07-02-20, 11:43 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,696
Posted By probe1957

https://www.amazon.com/Twill-Carbon-Fiber-Epoxy-Re...

https://www.amazon.com/Twill-Carbon-Fiber-Epoxy-Resin/dp/B0785NLJHD/ref=sr_1_2?crid=1KN5XXFQ1L0ET&dchild=1&keywords=carbon+fiber+bike+repair+kit&qid=1593711789&sprefix=carbon+fiber+bike+repair%2Caps%2...
06-23-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 696
Posted By probe1957

I have researched and come up with a consensus...

I have researched and come up with a consensus amongst the forum members. WD-40, applied yearly, preferably in May or June.
06-19-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,037
Posted By probe1957

Inspiring. Keep it up.

Inspiring. Keep it up.
06-19-20, 03:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 616
Posted By probe1957

I think it has possibilities too. Will look in...

I think it has possibilities too. Will look in more detail when I have time. Thanks much.
06-17-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 718,855
Posted By probe1957

Now THAT is cool.

Now THAT is cool.
06-17-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,591
Posted By probe1957

KInda what I was thinking. I am a relative...

KInda what I was thinking. I am a relative newbie too but I wonder if the boy is riding with a group that is just beyond his ability.
06-17-20, 07:24 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 12,680
Posted By probe1957

This.

This.
06-15-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 870
Posted By probe1957

My LBS let me take the bike for the weekend.

My LBS let me take the bike for the weekend.
06-13-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 17,087
Posted By probe1957

I took it as a joke.

I took it as a joke.
06-12-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 342
Posted By probe1957

Not likely. You probably just need to install it...

Not likely. You probably just need to install it properly. There are YouTube videos to show you how.
06-12-20, 06:38 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 17,087
Posted By probe1957

How noble of you. :) When I recently bought...

How noble of you. :)

When I recently bought my first new road bike, after years on a Trek hybrid, I went with AL for a couple of reasons.

First, I like to watch YouTube videos then do my own...
06-10-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,557
Posted By probe1957

Very impressive.

Very impressive.
06-06-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,254
Posted By probe1957

This.

This.
06-05-20, 08:11 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,445
Posted By probe1957

This.

This.
06-05-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,402
Posted By probe1957

I try to stay off the MUPs because of the idiots...

I try to stay off the MUPs because of the idiots but when I ride with my wife she prefers them to the road. I will jingle my bell from a good distance back so they know I am approaching then a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-20, 12:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,884
Posted By probe1957

I HAVE a $1400 bike and I wouldn't either.

I HAVE a $1400 bike and I wouldn't either.
06-02-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 930
Posted By probe1957

The floor? I can't even touch my knees. :)

The floor? I can't even touch my knees. :)
06-02-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,202
Posted By probe1957

If you are guilty, why not just pay the fine and...

If you are guilty, why not just pay the fine and move on?
05-29-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 20,429
Views: 3,507,484
Posted By probe1957

I know this isn't exactly classic or vintage but...

I know this isn't exactly classic or vintage but sure seems fishy.

https://bn.craigslist.org/bop/d/bloomington-17-trek-madone-pro-fiber/7128859897.html
05-29-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,185
Posted By probe1957

I have the same problem with my 10 year old,...

I have the same problem with my 10 year old, perfectly functioning Morph pump. My 63 year old eyes have no idea what the gauge says. Fortunately my experienced fingers can measure 70 PSI with...
05-27-20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 34,797
Posted By probe1957

What a purveyor of things to come this four year...

What a purveyor of things to come this four year old post was.
05-26-20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,483
Posted By probe1957

A kickstand.

A kickstand.
Replies: 8
Views: 805
Posted By probe1957

If you like it and it fits $200 isn’t a lot of...

If you like it and it fits $200 isn’t a lot of money. I would offer $100 for this bike tho.
05-22-20, 08:10 PM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 718,855
Posted By probe1957

Since I canít figure out how to edit my post I...

Since I canít figure out how to edit my post I will have to do it this way. So sorry.

This 63 year olds new ride. Scott Speedster 10 Disc. Aluminum frame. CF fork. 105 components. My only upgrade...
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