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09-25-21, 09:22 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By big john

Home - Bicycle Values - BicycleBlueBook.com...

Home - Bicycle Values - BicycleBlueBook.com (https://www.bicyclebluebook.com/)

Whatever it says it's just a ball-park estimate. There is a lot of demand for used bikes this year because of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-21, 07:51 PM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,793
Posted By big john

Resistance is futile.

Resistance is futile.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-21, 06:16 PM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,793
Posted By big john

I'll write to her and suggest that, thanks. She...

I'll write to her and suggest that, thanks. She was taking it to a shop after the ride today to get their opinion on what to do.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-21, 04:15 PM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,793
Posted By big john

It was beautiful here today. A lot of my regular...

It was beautiful here today. A lot of my regular riding friends are out of town and the club turnout has been hit and miss, so I drove ahead and skipped the traffic/flat part. I followed the club...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-21, 07:51 AM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,793
Posted By big john

I have a bunch of different leg warmers from...

I have a bunch of different leg warmers from plain Lycra to heavier thermal ones. Most of them don't stay up, I guess my guads aren't massive enough.
Good thing about leg warmers is you can take...
09-24-21, 09:27 PM
Replies: 6,526
Views: 414,897
Posted By big john

Sounds wonderful! Have a great trip!

Sounds wonderful! Have a great trip!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-21, 09:24 PM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,793
Posted By big john

This guy was abused. One of my room mates was...

This guy was abused. One of my room mates was working at the house where the dog lived and he was chained up and very skinny. Roomie offered to take the dog off their hands and they agreed, so he...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-21, 04:39 PM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,793
Posted By big john

My cat inflicted a severe bite on my arm when I...

My cat inflicted a severe bite on my arm when I first got him. It might be why he got dumped in my area but he got over it.
I had a Doberman once and the stupid cat bit me worse than the dobie ever...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,793
Posted By big john

He loves you.

He loves you.
09-24-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 867
Posted By big john

Some of my friends can do it too. ...

Some of my friends can do it too.
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09-24-21, 02:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 867
Posted By big john

Me too. Have you seen those "wheelie boxes"? It's...

Me too. Have you seen those "wheelie boxes"? It's a fixture you put the bike in and it teaches you the balance point. There are videos on youtube that shown you how to build one out of wood.
I rode...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-21, 09:40 AM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,793
Posted By big john

fify

fify
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-21, 08:54 AM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,793
Posted By big john

After one donut I feel sluggish and there's no...

After one donut I feel sluggish and there's no way I could drink a quart of coffee.
09-23-21, 10:53 PM
Replies: 6,526
Views: 414,897
Posted By big john

I understand and I wasn't soliciting medical...

I understand and I wasn't soliciting medical advice, more just sniveling. It is nice to hear from other cyclists, the people who may have similar experiences.

The last time my primary doc wanted...
09-23-21, 09:53 PM
Replies: 6,526
Views: 414,897
Posted By big john

Dayum. One of my friends had an ablation several...

Dayum. One of my friends had an ablation several years back. We were mountain biking @9000 feet a few weeks later.
09-23-21, 09:49 PM
Replies: 6,526
Views: 414,897
Posted By big john

I could post about it on the 50+ forum, they...

I could post about it on the 50+ forum, they always recommend a doctor visit. OK I'll make an appt. next week unless I make a dramatic improvement before then.
Money isn't an issue, the Medicare+...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 09:02 PM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,793
Posted By big john

Even triangle.

Even triangle.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 4,629
Posted By big john

Just get someone over there to ship it to you.:)

Just get someone over there to ship it to you.:)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 03:13 PM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,793
Posted By big john

Good luck with the new gig! I hope they...

Good luck with the new gig! I hope they appreciate you.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 4,629
Posted By big john

RIP the rim brake? Check out 57 of the best rim...

RIP the rim brake? Check out 57 of the best rim brake bikes | road.cc (https://road.cc/content/buyers-guide/57-rim-brake-bikes-you-can-still-buy-261013)

Some here, plus there are a number of...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,793
Posted By big john

Got something lined up, or just going to relax...

Got something lined up, or just going to relax for a while?
09-23-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 6,526
Views: 414,897
Posted By big john

Might have to go in soon. I did have an ECG...

Might have to go in soon. I did have an ECG during a check up late last year. Also had the test where they check circulation on the limbs. All good at the time and I was riding and climbing better...
09-23-21, 02:10 PM
Replies: 6,526
Views: 414,897
Posted By big john

I know, I thought the referral would go through...

I know, I thought the referral would go through easily, it's the heart, after all. This time there is more to it than just weird beats, sometimes I feel bad but not on the bike. Still, I'm not...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,793
Posted By big john

Those racers and their steel bikes! A friend has...

Those racers and their steel bikes! A friend has lots of bikes, new and old. One time I asked him to come along on a climbing ride in the mountains and he brought his 28 pound Atlantis and still...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,793
Posted By big john

Any Larry Holmes sightings?

Any Larry Holmes sightings?
09-23-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6,526
Views: 414,897
Posted By big john

I was doing some steep climbs near the Hollywood...

I was doing some steep climbs near the Hollywood sign last January and something hurt in my left ankle, like a knife was sticking in there. I finished the ride and it's has been bothering me ever...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 08:48 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 4,629
Posted By big john

A little trouble with your sarcasm detector?

A little trouble with your sarcasm detector?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,793
Posted By big john

wut

wut
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-21, 08:37 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-21, 08:35 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 4,629
Posted By big john

When I read this the only thing I can come up...

When I read this the only thing I can come up with is you must be kidding, just pulling our collective chains, as it were.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-21, 06:47 PM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,793
Posted By big john

https://scontent-sjc3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.6435-9/2...

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-21, 05:15 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 5,633
Posted By big john

Goes back to a former poster who had massive...

Goes back to a former poster who had massive guads.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,793
Posted By big john

The 41 is the road forum, where many threads go...

The 41 is the road forum, where many threads go all French showery. There used to be a "41" in the url.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-21, 03:29 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 5,633
Posted By big john

Oh, so you're one of those people?

Oh, so you're one of those people?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-21, 03:20 PM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,793
Posted By big john

Take it to the 41, if you dare.

Take it to the 41, if you dare.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-21, 03:19 PM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,793
Posted By big john

Wouldn't do any good on the outside of a full...

Wouldn't do any good on the outside of a full face helmet.
Husqvarna made rifles and sewing machines, along with chainsaws.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,793
Posted By big john

No fries, chips.

No fries, chips.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-21, 03:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 934
Posted By big john

They're not going to "default" into any position....

They're not going to "default" into any position. If they are loose enough to spin then they are going to be in a different position every time. Are these the mountain bike style pedals? Road pedals...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-21, 02:44 PM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,793
Posted By big john

Did you race Supermotard on your Husky? I always...

Did you race Supermotard on your Husky? I always thought that looked like fun.

I'll bet a TE150i is fast enough to have fun on, especially if you're light. A friend raced 125s in MX and desert...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,793
Posted By big john

Yep. All the dirt bikes I had were 2-strokes. My...

Yep. All the dirt bikes I had were 2-strokes. My friend had a KX-500 water cooled 2-stroke. That thing was ridiculous, but predictable. You don't want to be behind it when it starts roosting. I had a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-21, 02:24 PM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,793
Posted By big john

Maybe we should start a waving thread?

Maybe we should start a waving thread?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-21, 02:17 PM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,793
Posted By big john

The one I miss the most is my Maico, well, except...

The one I miss the most is my Maico, well, except for the whole breaking down part. More power than I could use, but get it pointed into some open area and crack that 1/8 turn throttle and you better...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,793
Posted By big john

Is that an Italian Husky? Mine was from Sweden, a...

Is that an Italian Husky? Mine was from Sweden, a 1979.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-21, 01:49 PM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,793
Posted By big john

When I rode my Husqvarna I didn't wear earplugs...

When I rode my Husqvarna I didn't wear earplugs but the helmet protected my ears.

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-21, 07:57 AM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,793
Posted By big john

Revised to 104 today and sweater weather soon. ...

Revised to 104 today and sweater weather soon.
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Sunny and hot, with a high near 104. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast 10 to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-21, 09:13 PM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,793
Posted By big john

Going down to 95 tomorrow here.:bday:

Going down to 95 tomorrow here.:bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-21, 06:28 PM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,793
Posted By big john

Only 40 miles today but I got a slice of...

Only 40 miles today but I got a slice of pepperoni @ the turnaround. It wasn't quite as hot out as predicted but I drank 4 big bottles, 1.5 fountain Cokes and 2 glasses of water when I got home and I...
09-20-21, 08:45 PM
Replies: 6,526
Views: 414,897
Posted By big john

Good luck with your recovery, Chuck.

Good luck with your recovery, Chuck.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-21, 05:25 PM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,793
Posted By big john

You must be new here.

You must be new here.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-21, 03:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 602
Posted By big john

It's not a complicated thing but it takes...

It's not a complicated thing but it takes patience and is tedious. I tried it, built myself some wheels, but I won't do it again.

I'll do anything for love, but I won't do that.

Meat Loaf - I'd...
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