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Forum: Foo
06-10-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 849
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)
02-14-21, 12:10 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,057
Posted By Olefeller77

taxes

Don't forget to pay the proper taxes on your profits.
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: 9,623
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: 2,919
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.
Forum: Foo
10-18-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,027
Posted By Olefeller77

I just don't go to Home Depot.

I just don't go to Home Depot.
Forum: Foo
10-01-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,185
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
09-30-20, 07:08 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,185
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...
09-28-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 949
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: 1,281
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...
09-23-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,131
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.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 12,054
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: 2,339
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: 1,546
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...
09-05-20, 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...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-20, 06:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,580
Posted By Olefeller77

Cycling clothing is, in general ,quite overpriced...

Cycling clothing is, in general ,quite overpriced .
06-27-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,412
Posted By Olefeller77

I have never had a water bottle holder that...

I have never had a water bottle holder that didn't work well. The cheap ones seem to function well.
My favorite is a food bag/bottle holder that velcro straps on the handlebar stem joint. I keep a...
Forum: Foo
06-14-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 863
Posted By Olefeller77

Shoot, now I will have to pick up a can next...

Shoot, now I will have to pick up a can next shopping trip. I like it hard fried with some eggs and taters for breakfast. Almost as good as bluegill fillets for breakfast.
05-30-20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,181
Posted By Olefeller77

I got a quite reasonable 2 year membership and...

I got a quite reasonable 2 year membership and the pop-up ads simply disappeared.
05-12-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 482
Posted By Olefeller77

As in some other places, inmates may be trying to...

As in some other places, inmates may be trying to up the infection rate to get early releases. Just seen an article in the paper the other day about that going on. Note- I did read that in a...
05-12-20, 04:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,765
Posted By Olefeller77

pop ups

Yes -click x at ad closes ad and returns me to Google.
05-09-20, 04:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,765
Posted By Olefeller77

I get these pop ups a lot. Takes me off the site...

I get these pop ups a lot. Takes me off the site when I delete them.
I guess I should take the strong hint and get lost.
Forum: Foo
05-06-20, 04:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,828
Posted By Olefeller77

I would start the hunt for a spot weld service....

I would start the hunt for a spot weld service. It should be quite reasonable and quick. Have the item with you when you ask.
05-03-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,381
Posted By Olefeller77

Stands on all mine and the grandson's also.

Stands on all mine and the grandson's also.
05-03-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,484
Posted By Olefeller77

There is a handlebar-stem bag that serves as...

There is a handlebar-stem bag that serves as food/snack or water bottle bag. I just looked at mine on the bike and it is a no-name foil lined blue bag. I always have a water bottle in it . They are...
04-28-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,020
Posted By Olefeller77

My bike is always naked when I ride it.

My bike is always naked when I ride it.
04-27-20, 05:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,277
Posted By Olefeller77

Some bicycles come with a plastic spoke protector...

Some bicycles come with a plastic spoke protector to prevent the chain from damaging the spokes . You may want to consider adding one.
Forum: Foo
04-22-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,129
Posted By Olefeller77

I just found out that across the river in the...

I just found out that across the river in the free state of Iowa the bike paths are still open . I might option to visit for a while and ride at daybreak when I wouldn't get in the way of others....
04-22-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,829
Posted By Olefeller77

You may find that the person you are following is...

You may find that the person you are following is a BF member also.
I would imagine they would find it quite strange that someone is following on all the rides. lol
04-17-20, 04:44 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,389
Posted By Olefeller77

My floor pump from Nashbar is still pumping up...

My floor pump from Nashbar is still pumping up presta tubes and is 30+ years old. Lots of cheap floor pumps around. I was surprised to see a selection at Wall Mart.
Just a thought-- Try unscrewing...
04-15-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 11,468
Posted By Olefeller77

I am the guilty one. I am a pensioner. I bought...

I am the guilty one. I am a pensioner. I bought a Univega Alpina for $27 and change the second day of an estate sale after literally hundreds looked it over. . I put a set of tires on it . I...
04-09-20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 958
Posted By Olefeller77

It would mean you rebuilt a bike. If that has...

It would mean you rebuilt a bike. If that has meaning to you it's a win win .
04-06-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 895
Posted By Olefeller77

I can't comment on the Marlin 7 but I have the...

I can't comment on the Marlin 7 but I have the Marlin 6 . I don't use mine in the mountains, but instead on local rather flat trails and backroads.
Mt Marlin 6 would be on the heavy side but it...
04-02-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 640
Posted By Olefeller77

That makes sense. Got some running to do and will...

That makes sense. Got some running to do and will put it on the stand this afternoon. Thanks for the reply.
Forum: Foo
03-30-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 888
Posted By Olefeller77

That is a nice riding surface . To find that here...

That is a nice riding surface . To find that here one would have to follow the tar truck. lol
Forum: Foo
03-28-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,332
Posted By Olefeller77

I've heard claims that there is lots of fresh...

I've heard claims that there is lots of fresh pork wandering about in Texas. Do you gather up a few for the grill or smoker?
Forum: Foo
03-23-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 433
Posted By Olefeller77

I'm hoping you have that roll well fortified. lol

I'm hoping you have that roll well fortified. lol
03-23-20, 09:09 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,966
Posted By Olefeller77

Seattle Forrest...

Seattle Forrest (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/seattle-forrest-188524.html)
Now is not the time to be training cats to eat squirrels. With all the hoarding going on there may be a slight food...
03-18-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,143
Posted By Olefeller77

Only 52 ???? You youngsters sure get excited as...

Only 52 ???? You youngsters sure get excited as you age just a little. lol Now I know what a picture of earned fitness looks like.
Wish you a great birthday. May your rides not be uphill...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,791
Posted By Olefeller77

All my bikes still wear them. I have never had a...

All my bikes still wear them. I have never had a complaint from other riders----yet. lol
Forum: Foo
02-19-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,050
Posted By Olefeller77

This might not be' MY 'direction to go, but I...

This might not be' MY 'direction to go, but I have a diet that I used to advise for people that tried to say that food is high priced in the U.S.A.
Go to Sam's club or similar store .Buy a 50 lb...
02-09-20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,580
Posted By Olefeller77

Thank you

You are appreciated.
02-09-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,570
Posted By Olefeller77

I'm sorry for my unacceptable strong words, It...

I'm sorry for my unacceptable strong words, It was out of place and I'll refrain from responding to these posts in the future.
I was riding with our local riding club many years ago when 2 slow...
02-08-20, 02:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 714
Posted By Olefeller77

Have you got a friend that could assist you in...

Have you got a friend that could assist you in finding a decent older bike? Trek and giant are a couple popular brands.
02-07-20, 09:09 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,406
Posted By Olefeller77

I have a Univega Alpina just like the photo of...

I have a Univega Alpina just like the photo of 2cam16 above. I seen it marked at $35 at an estate sale . It was real dusty and I didn't need it so passed. I got to thinking about it the next...
02-05-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,474
Posted By Olefeller77

How far is your commute? With no experience, I am...

How far is your commute? With no experience, I am surprised your work friend recommended a road bike . I would think a used Trek fx or Giant Escape type bike would be an excellent starter bike and...
12-29-19, 08:51 PM
Replies: 25,953
Views: 2,657,677
Posted By Olefeller77

I took advantage of the nice 56 degree day. Got a...

I took advantage of the nice 56 degree day. Got a late noon start on the local Mississippi river trail, so only got in just under 25 before the chill started in. I took a new to me Specialized M4 26"...
12-29-19, 10:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By Olefeller77

Pick up bike front and give the wheel a spin. You...

Pick up bike front and give the wheel a spin. You should be able to locate the source of the problem. If not return to the shop where you got it.
12-24-19, 08:05 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,195
Posted By Olefeller77

Great job on the paint job. It sure has a nice...

Great job on the paint job. It sure has a nice look. This sharing of your re-done bike has left me with some doubt if the Trek 6500 that I paid $75 for at a local yard sale for is real. Did the...
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