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Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-21, 06:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 486
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: 2,006
Posted By BikingViking793

electric doesnít interest me at all.

electric doesnít interest me at all.
08-23-21, 02:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 808
Posted By BikingViking793

Nice

Nice
08-19-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,273
Posted By BikingViking793

Weird things on Craigslist are normal.

Weird things on Craigslist are normal.
07-30-21, 07:12 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,523
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: 311
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: 76
Views: 2,966
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: 394
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: 2,031
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: 321
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: 676
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
06-28-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,506
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: 1,895
Posted By BikingViking793

nice idea!

nice idea!
06-25-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,984
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: 1,708
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: 561
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: 712
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: 1,310
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: 1,103
Views: 267,616
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: 3,280
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: 2,510
Posted By BikingViking793

I would never go sockless.

I would never go sockless.
06-14-21, 03:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 700
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: 213
Views: 35,066
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: 14,430
Views: 3,273,953
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: 603
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: 2,049
Posted By BikingViking793

Everyone is happy on a bike!

Everyone is happy on a bike!
06-06-21, 06:14 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 8,154
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: 350
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: 357
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...
05-06-21, 07:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,453
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: 613
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: 613
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: 1,271
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: 952
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...
02-09-21, 07:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 854
Posted By BikingViking793

Frugal Average Bicyclist

Itís cold here in Wisconsin so to feed my need for more things bicycling I have started a blog. Iím mostly promoting cycling of all types with some ideas to help people on a budget, and I try to...
12-30-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,075
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: 901
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: 2,481
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: 535
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: 1,226
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: 1,226
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: 322
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?
12-10-19, 10:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,647
Posted By BikingViking793

well it was just a few weeks ago and the silver...

well it was just a few weeks ago and the silver and white were like $22. I donít think it was free shipping but total was less than $30 Iím sure. Should have bought then but didnít. Now they seem to...
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