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06-29-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 476
Posted By Olefeller77

Sorry I posted this info in the wrong area. Not...

Sorry I posted this info in the wrong area. Not sure there is a right area. This is a disadvantage of being old and slow with puter threads.
When these accidents do happen I'm sure there is much...
06-29-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 664
Posted By Olefeller77

Carry more water?

Start with at least as much as you need. Saves a lot of frustration.
06-29-21, 06:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 476
Posted By Olefeller77

Ill-Iowa Quad Cities bicycle death zone

There have been 5 riders killed in a very short time here in our area. One was a rider killed by a policeman answering a call. Another was killed by a driver at 1.30 am . on a bridge with wide...
Forum: Foo
06-10-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 869
Posted By Olefeller77

Probably swallows

You may notice less misquotes. Swallows are good neighbors.
04-14-21, 04:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 956
Posted By Olefeller77

I live in Illinois and I have a can of black and...

I live in Illinois and I have a can of black and a brush. lol ( I'll charge a ton of money if you want to feel like I'm pro)
04-05-21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,876
Posted By Olefeller77

No

No
Forum: Foo
03-08-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 9,623
Views: 1,236,958
Posted By Olefeller77

Darwinism

Darwinism
Forum: Foo
03-08-21, 07:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 688
Posted By Olefeller77

I can't imagine anyone going to a mall on our...

I can't imagine anyone going to a mall on our side of the river. The mall here is a skeleton of still open stores. we still have overpriced shoe stores and orange Julius there. I have Amazon and we...
Forum: Foo
03-08-21, 06:51 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,710
Posted By Olefeller77

At 79 I got my second shot yesterday. I didn't...

At 79 I got my second shot yesterday. I didn't get any reaction from either. I'm still going to wear a mask as long as our state requires it. I haven't been wearing one on the short rides I go on...
Forum: Touring
02-22-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,126
Posted By Olefeller77

The book in question "Three Men on a Bike" is...

The book in question "Three Men on a Bike" is available through abebooks.com .There are at least 4 copies with the less costly at nine and change. Hope this helps.
Forum: Foo
02-21-21, 10:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 891
Posted By Olefeller77

Green bike of the future

With this "green" movement in full swing now, what will the bike of the green future look like? . I would imagine there will be new products to replace the nasty oil related products in use now. I...
02-19-21, 08:33 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,241
Posted By Olefeller77

used sheets

I'm a sucker for old cotton flannel sheets at yard sales and estate sales.. A buck or so is acceptable . I cut them up for rags and pitch them when I am done with them.
02-14-21, 12:10 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,077
Posted By Olefeller77

taxes

Don't forget to pay the proper taxes on your profits.
02-02-21, 05:09 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 53,185
Posted By Olefeller77

I'm not seeing a pictures of the ride. All I see...

I'm not seeing a pictures of the ride. All I see is an advertisement. Am I missing something????
Forum: Foo
01-06-21, 01:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,962
Posted By Olefeller77

So sorry to hear that you are afflicted with ASD...

So sorry to hear that you are afflicted with ASD , whatever that is. Don't let the actions of others affect you. Just beat some sense into them and go on about your business. (or not) lol
Forum: Foo
12-30-20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,483
Posted By Olefeller77

Have you considered water? :)

Have you considered water? :)
12-28-20, 04:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,527
Posted By Olefeller77

Ban Groenewegen.

Ban Groenewegen.
12-28-20, 04:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,917
Posted By Olefeller77

If you were from my area I would pull a bike from...

If you were from my area I would pull a bike from the store room and let you give it a go .
Isn't there a local member from your area that has an extra bike for you to try. Speak up members!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-20, 06:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,170
Posted By Olefeller77

Bike ? Who cares about that bike . There was a...

Bike ? Who cares about that bike . There was a person on the bike.
12-10-20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 9,671
Posted By Olefeller77

Back when I was a boy I was on a farm at the...

Back when I was a boy I was on a farm at the bottom of a bluff. I got where I could make it up the steep gravel lane without stopping . I'm not sure what the bike was probably a BSO fro0m western...
11-25-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,925
Posted By Olefeller77

Our liquor stores and weed dispensaries have...

Our liquor stores and weed dispensaries have never closed. It's all about the taxes.
11-25-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,925
Posted By Olefeller77

Most schools here in the area closed for online...

Most schools here in the area closed for online classes . Newspaper headlines everyday are Covid related. Bars and restaurants closed for indoor seating. Thanksgiving gatherings discouraged.
...
11-22-20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,661
Posted By Olefeller77

If your goal is to ride 10-20 miles on a Trek 3 ,...

If your goal is to ride 10-20 miles on a Trek 3 , I would think all you would need is a bike ,water, and a smile. Save your funds and but the wife a small gift. Happy wife= happy life. lol
10-31-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,725
Posted By Olefeller77

I bought a $40 old steel bike at an estate sale...

I bought a $40 old steel bike at an estate sale with locked cable lock wound around under the seat . I wasn't the least bit concerned that it might be stolen . I lifted the fenders and collapsing...
Forum: Foo
10-18-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,958
Posted By Olefeller77

You couldn't add enough bbq sauce to get that on...

You couldn't add enough bbq sauce to get that on my food group.
Forum: Foo
10-18-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,038
Posted By Olefeller77

I just don't go to Home Depot.

I just don't go to Home Depot.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-20, 08:05 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,310
Posted By Olefeller77

The industry has already successively convinced...

The industry has already successively convinced the buyers that the dull unfinished bikes are "cool" . The fishing rod companies have pulled off the same dull is the" latest and greatest" scam. Who...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-20, 04:37 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,935
Posted By Olefeller77

Just cut the legs off a pair of Osh Kosh brand ...

Just cut the legs off a pair of Osh Kosh brand bibs . :)
10-06-20, 04:35 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,551
Posted By Olefeller77

79 this month.

79 this month.
10-05-20, 10:15 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 9,251
Posted By Olefeller77

bikes

bikes
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-20, 09:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 903
Posted By Olefeller77

Congratulations!! That is great. That would be a...

Congratulations!! That is great. That would be a fast pace for me. You have a tip of my hat to you.
Forum: Foo
10-01-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,199
Posted By Olefeller77

That is some funny stuff there. Half cooked I...

That is some funny stuff there. Half cooked I couldn't tolerate. I might not be able to eat squirrel these days . Last time for me was around 40 yrs ago and lard was the lube of choice for frying...
Forum: Foo
10-01-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,199
Posted By Olefeller77

I might mention that I no longer need to hunt. I...

I might mention that I no longer need to hunt. I do fish often. When I was hunting there were no deer here yet. The deer came in in the late 60s and later to a lesser extent the mtn. lion followed. ...
Forum: Foo
09-30-20, 07:08 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,199
Posted By Olefeller77

As a youth I was on a farm with 2 shallow ponds...

As a youth I was on a farm with 2 shallow ponds and plenty of timber. I done the hunting and think I done it well. Rabbits and squirrel were often on the table. During the spring and fall Mallards...
09-30-20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,145
Posted By Olefeller77

I use a compressor and Harbor freight hose end....

I use a compressor and Harbor freight hose end. For a hand pump I have a solid red Nashbar from early 70s (?) For pressure I rely mostly on feel.
09-28-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 952
Posted By Olefeller77

I think the seat tube will be fine but I would...

I think the seat tube will be fine but I would replace the measuring tape. Looks rough.
Forum: Foo
09-27-20, 08:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,282
Posted By Olefeller77

We ate great in my early childhood . Rabbit ,...

We ate great in my early childhood . Rabbit , squirrel, fat mallards spring and fall. Lots of fish and some frog legs. Like most farm folks, we ran a monthly tab at the small town grocery. Mom took...
09-27-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 7,550
Posted By Olefeller77

I don't wear a mask when on a bicycle . I don't...

I don't wear a mask when on a bicycle . I don't feel the need as I don't ride near forest firers or in areas where the terrorists are burning the cities.
09-23-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,135
Posted By Olefeller77

2cam16- Thank you for that information. I was...

2cam16- Thank you for that information. I was misinformed. I wish specialized had put a number on my bike.
09-23-20, 05:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,135
Posted By Olefeller77

So the S-Works logo means Specialized is...

So the S-Works logo means Specialized is involved? The bike I have is red/white. I'll get the grand daughter over and get some pictures posted. There are no serial numbers I can find. I'm thinking a...
09-21-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,135
Posted By Olefeller77

I have a Trek M4 S-works 26" mtn bike I'm told...

I have a Trek M4 S-works 26" mtn bike I'm told was made in 2000 with made in USA sticker.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 12,121
Posted By Olefeller77

If this is such a big issue for some of you ,...

If this is such a big issue for some of you , just consider asking folks that have them on the trail . Is communication that out of style???
Now I have the back rack bag along on most every...
09-14-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,343
Posted By Olefeller77

Never pass on a chance to argue over any little...

Never pass on a chance to argue over any little thing.
09-14-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,550
Posted By Olefeller77

I had an old Raleigh That I had bought new with...

I had an old Raleigh That I had bought new with lifetime guaranty. I rode that thing literally into the ground. I was on a RAGBRAI across Iowa . At an overnight stop I was riding across a park and...
09-13-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,687
Posted By Olefeller77

Out of the thousands of bike brands and you...

Out of the thousands of bike brands and you picked one made of unobtainaum lol If it is something that Wall Mart would offer I would expect that is another in just same quality line up. Wish you...
09-08-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 19,967
Posted By Olefeller77

Is cycling an expensive hobby? Yes

Is cycling an expensive hobby?
Yes
Forum: Foo
09-07-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 12,312
Posted By Olefeller77

Fox news / Tucker Carlson Love it- commands the...

Fox news / Tucker Carlson Love it- commands the facts
09-05-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,637
Posted By Olefeller77

When I came to the Bike Forums I was surprised at...

When I came to the Bike Forums I was surprised at the restrictions but understand the purpose.
My humble opinion is that the rules should stay the same. ( The general site politics could use some...
09-02-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,532
Posted By Olefeller77

No doubt that some of the posts to block cars are...

No doubt that some of the posts to block cars are sometimes poorly placed . Most just require at least a bit of common sense to avoid . Paying attention reaps rewards.
08-26-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,588
Posted By Olefeller77

I hate to be "that guy" but It appears the three...

I hate to be "that guy" but It appears the three riders up to your right optioned to stay off the busy street. Is that an option.
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