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Forum: Commuting
05-18-22, 04:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 148
Posted By Colorado Kid

I think Wald makes a few different models. Check...

I think Wald makes a few different models. Check on Amazon or your LBS for the models that fit your needs.
Forum: Commuting
05-17-22, 01:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 148
Posted By Colorado Kid

Wald Basket

I was thinking of getting a Wald # 151 (dropped) front basket so I could pick up more things at the store, with my bike. Is that the best one to use in the Wald line-up? I like it because it's 15"...
Forum: Commuting
05-12-22, 06:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By Colorado Kid

New shoes

I just blew out my old commuter shoes. (Sole and shoe went different ways.) I miss my old Bata touring shoes ( 70s-80s). They were bomb proof. (Anyone remember them?) Anything on the market that is...
05-12-22, 04:23 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,499
Posted By Colorado Kid

The biggest in the country is Denver (CO). They...

The biggest in the country is Denver (CO). They have 2000K of folks and it's held in a sports area. I hope they have it this year.
Forum: Commuting
05-06-22, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 207
Posted By Colorado Kid

Wouldn't Fit

i removed my Fenders before I flew back East for the Weekend. I thought, who needs Fenders? It doesn't Rain (That much.) here in Colorado. They don't fit my new Wabi anyhow. Now here I am in PA....
Forum: Commuting
04-24-22, 04:52 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,137
Posted By Colorado Kid

But what about the rear? How many have a Mud Flap...

But what about the rear? How many have a Mud Flap back there? I understand why but who does that?
Forum: Commuting
04-22-22, 05:28 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,137
Posted By Colorado Kid

i have a Planet Bike fender. (The one that starts...

i have a Planet Bike fender. (The one that starts with a "C", whichever that is.) I need one for the front.
Forum: Commuting
04-17-22, 10:09 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,581
Posted By Colorado Kid

Why Springs? I had Cancer and it tore up my Back....

Why Springs? I had Cancer and it tore up my Back. I'm using wide tires (700+28C- the widest I can fit on my bike.)
Forum: Commuting
04-17-22, 05:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,137
Posted By Colorado Kid

Back when I lived in PA's Dutch country, everyone...

Back when I lived in PA's Dutch country, everyone made their Mud Flaps out of some wild stuff. I think I'd see it all until I saw one guy use part of a truck's Mud Flap. (You know the big ones off a...
Forum: Commuting
04-09-22, 04:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,137
Posted By Colorado Kid

Mud Flap

i was at the LBS today looking for a new Mud Flap for my commuter bike. The clerk showed me the "perfect" (He thought.) for my bike. A Velo Orange Mud Flap for $ 30.00! OUCH!!! Got to be something...
04-07-22, 11:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,682
Posted By Colorado Kid

Rode up some super nasty hills in VT once. Four...

Rode up some super nasty hills in VT once. Four miles long and very steep. Went to Stump Pulling Gears after that! Thank God for low gear!:cry:
Forum: Commuting
04-05-22, 03:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 446
Posted By Colorado Kid

Bells

I need a Bell for my new Wabi Classic but I want to put it on the stem. Any ideas?
Forum: Commuting
04-01-22, 05:00 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,581
Posted By Colorado Kid

I have a Wabi Classic with drop bars. I was...

I have a Wabi Classic with drop bars. I was thinking of something with Springs. Any ideas?
Forum: Commuting
03-31-22, 06:05 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,581
Posted By Colorado Kid

Which Books Saddle?

I'm getting a new bike and I'm confused on which Brook's saddle to put on. I was going to put on something with Springs but now I'm not sure. Everyone has their seat they like the best. What do you...
Forum: Commuting
03-30-22, 04:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 272
Posted By Colorado Kid

I tried Planet Bike's version. It's ok but not...

I tried Planet Bike's version. It's ok but not great. They tend to rattled around and rub after a few miles. Drove me nuts! This year, I took them off my road bike. Anyone else put them or other...
Forum: Commuting
03-28-22, 04:10 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,341
Posted By Colorado Kid

New Bike

I'm getting a Wabi Fixed Gear (Classic) that doesn't have anyway (That I know of.) of mounting fenders. There has to be a way to get them on but but how?
03-23-22, 09:30 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,212
Posted By Colorado Kid

i use to know a lady in the club who put on...

i use to know a lady in the club who put on BRIGHT PINK handlebar tape on her no-name road bike. This handlebar was so bright you could see it 1/2 block away! Now that's bright.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-22, 04:34 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,634
Posted By Colorado Kid

Light Snow today but getting warmer later in the...

Light Snow today but getting warmer later in the week.
Forum: Commuting
03-23-22, 04:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 592
Posted By Colorado Kid

Back when, I use to belong to Costco and would...

Back when, I use to belong to Costco and would load up, some times a little too much. One time I had almost 80 lbs. on the bike and I crawled through town. (I even had stuff strapped to the top.) Has...
03-22-22, 05:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 909
Posted By Colorado Kid

I'm I Nuts?

I just heard that Gas prices will go up, again! I've added a Carradice Longflap bag to the bike so I can pick up small things (Like Bread, Milk or other such things.) on the way home from work. I'm I...
03-21-22, 06:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 335
Posted By Colorado Kid

Sign, Sign, Everywhere A Sign

I'm looking for sign or poster with a Fixed Gear on it. (Wabi if possible.) I can't find one for love of money. I'm cheap, so I don't want to pay a lot. Any ideas?
03-21-22, 04:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,350
Posted By Colorado Kid

Question # 12 & 15

When did Wabi first hit the market? Anyone know? Are the first models any different then current models? And when did Zack come into the picture?
03-20-22, 04:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 653
Posted By Colorado Kid

Which Is Best?

My new Wabi comes with flat bars. I ride on the road a 100% of the time in a area that get some strong winds. Should I change the bars to drops? What do you think?
03-19-22, 04:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,350
Posted By Colorado Kid

Yes, Zack is our High Priest of Wabi. Should we...

Yes, Zack is our High Priest of Wabi. Should we have a offering to God to thank him for my Wabi? :popcorn
03-18-22, 05:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,350
Posted By Colorado Kid

It wouldn't be here until the end of the month....

It wouldn't be here until the end of the month. The LBS has to disassemble it and pack it up. This all takes awhile. Shop are getting busy about now. My bike has to take a number. Dang, I wish I...
03-17-22, 02:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,350
Posted By Colorado Kid

I Bought A Wabi

Today, I bought a used Wabi from E-bay. I couldn't be more happier. Now it's official, I'm part of the Wabi Cult.:speedy:
03-17-22, 05:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 819
Posted By Colorado Kid

Looks really bad. Spring is just around the...

Looks really bad. Spring is just around the corner. Why not buy a nice saddle from someone. E-Bay has lots of good saddles that are new or almost new for a fair price. Why not check them out?
Forum: Commuting
03-16-22, 04:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 592
Posted By Colorado Kid

Day Off

I took some time off yesterday. Since we were out of almost everything, I hooked the trailer up to the bike and off I went to the grocery store. Well, I thought I might stock up and bought a lot of...
03-05-22, 06:19 AM
Replies: 80
War
Views: 3,653
Posted By Colorado Kid

The LBS is offering me a 80's Fixed Gear bicycle...

The LBS is offering me a 80's Fixed Gear bicycle for long range commuting. (I have to go over Denver every now and then.18+ miles one way.) Boy, is that tempting! Should I start thinking long range...
03-04-22, 03:19 AM
Replies: 80
War
Views: 3,653
Posted By Colorado Kid

Gas just hit $6.00 a gallon in CA! OUCH! Just...

Gas just hit $6.00 a gallon in CA! OUCH! Just saying.
Forum: Touring
03-03-22, 05:41 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,083
Posted By Colorado Kid

What about a mini- version of the Bible? When I...

What about a mini- version of the Bible? When I was on the AT, a man I ran into had one. It weighed almost nothing and was the size of the Palm of your hand. Anyone used them?
Forum: Commuting
03-03-22, 05:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,093
Posted By Colorado Kid

Hip To Be Square

There is a lot of Messenger Bags on the market. Some are are using them just to be hip. Given their small size, wouldn't a Daypack be better?
03-01-22, 05:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 549
Posted By Colorado Kid

Yes. The Wabi Cult!!! I am under it's power. I...

Yes. The Wabi Cult!!! I am under it's power. I will toss my credit card to them with out any regard. I am under their power. Zombies on Fixed Gear.
02-28-22, 05:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 549
Posted By Colorado Kid

Should I Wait?

There is a nice Wabi bike for sale on E-Bay but I'm not sure if I should wait for something better or not....
02-22-22, 08:48 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,475
Posted By Colorado Kid

Don't feel bad. I was interested in a used bike....

Don't feel bad. I was interested in a used bike. The seller wanted $100.00 less then a new bike. She didn't want to come down on the price because she said so. She couldn't tell me anything about the...
02-22-22, 05:25 AM
Replies: 80
War
Views: 3,653
Posted By Colorado Kid

War

if War brakes out, (over there), how many people will take to their bikes due to the high cost of gasoline?:)
Forum: Commuting
02-22-22, 05:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,061
Posted By Colorado Kid

My fellow co-worker wouldn't be riding anytime...

My fellow co-worker wouldn't be riding anytime soon because of his broken arm. He'll know when the curse is lifted by "The type of vibes the bike gives off". (He really thinks that.) I'll played with...
02-21-22, 05:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,092
Posted By Colorado Kid

Fixed Gear Madness

I'm thinking of picking up an old Schwinn from E-bay and converting it into a light-weight fixed gear. The main question is, which one? I can't see buying a $$$ Paramount but what else would work?
02-19-22, 06:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 814
Posted By Colorado Kid

Dang!!

Saw a brand new Wabi Classic at the shop the other day. (He was having a set of fenders put on.) What a nice bike! How many on this list have a Wabi? Pictures please.
Forum: Commuting
02-19-22, 06:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,061
Posted By Colorado Kid

Right now, he hasn't ride any bike since the...

Right now, he hasn't ride any bike since the crash. (Kind of hard with a broken arm but it can be done.) In the back of my mind, I hope he sells me the bike. I could use a fast/ light bike for...
Forum: Commuting
02-18-22, 03:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,061
Posted By Colorado Kid

He crashed on the way home the other day. The way...

He crashed on the way home the other day. The way he told me is was speeding through a turn and crashed. He blames the bike because "He has super bike handing skills". (No really, that's what he...
Forum: Commuting
02-18-22, 05:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,061
Posted By Colorado Kid

Bad Mojo

My co-worker says his bike has, "Bad Mo-Jo". He crashed on it and broke a bone. He thinks the bike is cursed and he wouldn't ride it anymore! . What can I say to him to make him believe that the bike...
Forum: Commuting
02-16-22, 05:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 937
Posted By Colorado Kid

Bicycling magazine. It's also sold on...

Bicycling magazine. It's also sold on Amazon.:popcorn
Forum: Commuting
02-15-22, 09:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 937
Posted By Colorado Kid

"New Bicycling Magazine"

Has anyone catch the "new" Bicycling magazine? I thought it was light years ahead of what that old rag was. Gone is all the ads and stories for over-priced Bicycle gear. Now they have good stories...
02-14-22, 05:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,070
Posted By Colorado Kid

You can sometimes find both new and Vintage bells...

You can sometimes find both new and Vintage bells on E-bay for not a lot of money.
02-14-22, 05:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 377
Posted By Colorado Kid

How many on this list dream (in someway) about...

How many on this list dream (in someway) about Bicycling? I would love to know.
02-13-22, 05:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 377
Posted By Colorado Kid

Strange Dreams

I had a strange dream last night. My old boss (Who wasn't very bright.) wanted to give me her old Schwinn bottom of the line bike. (Colleague???) What was strange is she put on a new, Campy groupo...
Forum: Commuting
02-06-22, 05:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,353
Posted By Colorado Kid

Don't forget a Chainguard. Most European commuter...

Don't forget a Chainguard. Most European commuter bicycle have them on. Why can't we have them on our bikes?
02-03-22, 05:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,407
Posted By Colorado Kid

Man, I want what he is smoking!

Man, I want what he is smoking!
01-25-22, 05:55 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,151
Posted By Colorado Kid

What is this, slamming Fixed Gear? The best old...

What is this, slamming Fixed Gear? The best old bike to get around town is a Fixed Gear.
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