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07-14-22, 02:01 PM
Replies: 4,555
Views: 711,800
Posted By roadsnakes

Bike Races

There were some bike races in my city a couple of weeks ago. I watched and took a few pics.........
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06-29-22, 09:10 AM
Replies: 4,555
Views: 711,800
Posted By roadsnakes

It`s been Really hot. So, yesterday I took off...

It`s been Really hot. So, yesterday I took off for a ride at 4:00AM. I rode down to the Lake Michigan shoreline in Milwaukee.
Watched the sunrise, then rode along the lake for miles.
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06-15-22, 02:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 955
Posted By roadsnakes

' I bought then online many years ago. I...

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I bought then online many years ago. I actually cut them in half, because that way nothing sticks out of ears. I found that it I didn`t cut them in half, they`d rub on the inside of my helmet,...
06-14-22, 02:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 955
Posted By roadsnakes

I do wear hearing protection when I ride my...

I do wear hearing protection when I ride my motorcycle.

BUT

I have noticed , on certain windy days, that my ears are bothered by the wind when riding my bicycle.

I might consider wearing...
05-30-22, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4,555
Views: 711,800
Posted By roadsnakes

Memorial Day Pics

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Milwaukee, just before sun rise.
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04-11-22, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4,555
Views: 711,800
Posted By roadsnakes

No bike, but I got out early today and played...

No bike, but I got out early today and played with the camera............
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04-06-22, 05:02 AM
Replies: 509
Views: 93,528
Posted By roadsnakes

' The original stem on my Passage was pretty...

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The original stem on my Passage was pretty long. Really gave me a stretched out , hunched over ride. The stem I have on there now is pretty much a straight pipe. LOL Not much of an extension. I...
04-05-22, 01:25 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 93,528
Posted By roadsnakes

' I`m elderly with a very bad back. I need to...

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I`m elderly with a very bad back.
I need to ride very "straight up". Any leaning forward gets painful real quick. Switching to a long stem , mounted backwards helped me a lot. The first few rides...
03-30-22, 03:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,650
Posted By roadsnakes

I`m starting feel Crazy! It`s getting...

I`m starting feel Crazy!

It`s getting warmer, and there`s more people on the paths in the parks!

I`m already thinking of next Winter.!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Here`s a couple of pics I took of the...
03-29-22, 05:14 AM
Replies: 468
Views: 134,557
Posted By roadsnakes

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Jackson Park - Milwaukee, Wisconsin Last snowfall of the season.
03-26-22, 11:49 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,224
Posted By roadsnakes

' My Prostate is so big, ......it has it`s...

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My Prostate is so big, ......it has it`s Own Prostate!
03-15-22, 02:32 PM
Replies: 4,555
Views: 711,800
Posted By roadsnakes

I posted these in Winter cycling. I really...

I posted these in Winter cycling.

I really enjoy the beauty and solitude of Winter Cycling. A couple of days ago we got what will most likely be the last winter day. So I made the best of it.
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03-14-22, 02:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 412
Posted By roadsnakes

I think the LBS is a little more happier than me....

I think the LBS is a little more happier than me. LOL
03-14-22, 01:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 412
Posted By roadsnakes

' Took it back to the LBS. They replaced...

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Took it back to the LBS.
They replaced the bottom crank.
03-13-22, 12:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 948
Posted By roadsnakes

' When I`m not able to ride, I do my other...

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When I`m not able to ride, I do my other type of exercise..............

DIDDLY-SQUATS!
03-13-22, 11:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 948
Posted By roadsnakes

Last Ride of Winter

This morning I took what will most likely be the ride of Winter. Although it was 8 degrees yesterday with some snow overnight, it`s melting fast. The extended forecast calls for Spring-like weather....
03-06-22, 01:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 547
Posted By roadsnakes

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02-20-22, 01:19 PM
Replies: 4,555
Views: 711,800
Posted By roadsnakes

Lake Michigan Sunrise

Again , no bike, but I got up before dawn this morning to watch the sun come up over Lake Michigan.
With the wind and waves, the shoreline was pretty icy.
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02-04-22, 04:08 PM
Replies: 4,555
Views: 711,800
Posted By roadsnakes

No Bike, but it was a nice...

No Bike, but it was a nice hike...................
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Very Cold morning, but still a nice way to start the day....................

MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN

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02-01-22, 10:12 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,356
Posted By roadsnakes

It`s colder than a Witches Broomstick. ' ...

It`s colder than a Witches Broomstick.
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02-01-22, 10:08 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,356
Posted By roadsnakes

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i6zaVYWLTkU
01-16-22, 01:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 921
Posted By roadsnakes

That was great ! ' ...

That was great !
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01-01-22, 01:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,650
Posted By roadsnakes

Got in a nice News Years Day ride into today. ...

Got in a nice News Years Day ride into today.

Wind out of the North made your eyes water, but I had the park to myself.

Made numerous laps around the lagoon. There were some stretches of ice...
12-19-21, 11:00 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,793
Posted By roadsnakes

Quicksilver

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0dDS5pYGlOk
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12-15-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 28,703
Posted By roadsnakes

' John Prine was a once in a generation...

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John Prine was a once in a generation talent.

I remember back in 71-72 I went to a outdoor festival.

$1.00 to get in. The beer flowed into cups and pitchers nonstop!

A group got onto...
12-03-21, 03:03 PM
Replies: 750
Views: 78,015
Posted By roadsnakes

Pabst blue ribbon

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LOL

Yes I`m well aware of the Frank Booth "Blue Velvet" quote.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HeWUXV89w0g
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12-02-21, 03:43 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 28,703
Posted By roadsnakes

This is actually way past my time, but I enjoy...

This is actually way past my time, but I enjoy the tune, and the video............
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IDAZoailomI
11-23-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,650
Posted By roadsnakes

24 degrees this morning. Not a cloud in the sky...

24 degrees this morning.
Not a cloud in the sky
No wind, perfectly calm
Still a little color in the trees
What a great morning for a ride !!!!!!!!!!!!
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11-14-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 750
Views: 78,015
Posted By roadsnakes

I enjoy trying the many craft brews that are out...

I enjoy trying the many craft brews that are out there, but my go to drink is PABST BLUE RIBBON!
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1axgODFm95A
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10-31-21, 11:05 AM
Replies: 4,555
Views: 711,800
Posted By roadsnakes

No bike in the pics, but I took these yesterday...

No bike in the pics, but I took these yesterday and few today.
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10-11-21, 08:48 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,162
Posted By roadsnakes

' Frame looks too small for an adult rider. ...

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Frame looks too small for an adult rider.
Fix the brake position, and it could be "OK" for a kid to bomb around on.
10-01-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,350
Posted By roadsnakes

' My PABST BLUE RIBBON was made in...

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My PABST BLUE RIBBON was made in Milwaukee. Wisconsin !
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3FsJhRQwsOw
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1axgODFm95A
09-11-21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 4,555
Views: 711,800
Posted By roadsnakes

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08-19-21, 07:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,568
Posted By roadsnakes

Seat

Good question, but it probably does not have a good answer.

I just read the reviews. But, that can be confusing at best.

Some will say it`s "The best seat I ever had! I can ride all day on it"...
07-10-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 830
Posted By roadsnakes

Could have used one of these 60 years ago!

My buddies and me were always doing Wheelies.
Too bad I went too far sometimes , and landed on my rear end way too often!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tWDprSdH2xQ
06-17-21, 06:07 AM
Replies: 969
Views: 112,387
Posted By roadsnakes

Sunrise Shots

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06-09-21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,384
Posted By roadsnakes

I forgot to include this. If time allows,...

I forgot to include this.

If time allows, hit it before or after Bucks Game.

https://www.safe-house.com/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=42Zo1Ik7G00
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06-07-21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,384
Posted By roadsnakes

When you`re not Biking, The Milwaukee Public...

When you`re not Biking, The Milwaukee Public Museum is always fun.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V1PVkbbj1lk

And even if you`re only remotely interested in motorcycles, The Harley Davidson...
06-07-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,384
Posted By roadsnakes

When you`re in The Dells you have to have...

When you`re in The Dells you have to have Breakfast at Paul Bunyan`s Cook Shanty.

But get there early, right when they open, or you`re in for a wait.
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06-07-21, 02:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,384
Posted By roadsnakes

When you`re in Milwaukee, hop on the Oak Leaf...

When you`re in Milwaukee, hop on the Oak Leaf Trail at South Shore Park, and take it all the way to the beach at Grant Park and back. (or the other way .........starting at Grant Park)
Best time to...
06-01-21, 04:58 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,387
Posted By roadsnakes

Comfort

I`d give it try.

Seats that I found comfortable at age 17, are now unbearable pushing age 70.

Anyone remember the hydro seat or seat cover from the early 1970`s?

It had a water filled...
05-22-21, 04:52 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 13,996
Posted By roadsnakes

The first one doesn`t actually have my bike in...

The first one doesn`t actually have my bike in it, but I was sitting on my bike when I took it.
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05-21-21, 04:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,041
Posted By roadsnakes

Not much room for the pump head. I just...

Not much room for the pump head.

I just noticed that.

Almost No Room?!
05-13-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,650
Posted By roadsnakes

Am I crazy!?!

Am I crazy******************************???

It`s now Spring, Sun is shining, temperatures in the 50`s, 60`s and 70`s!

AND , I miss riding in the WINTER.

What`s wrong with me?

Now, I just...
05-12-21, 05:07 AM
Replies: 509
Views: 93,528
Posted By roadsnakes

I`m thinking of getting one for my Schwinn...

I`m thinking of getting one for my Schwinn Passage.

I`ve had three flats in the past year, and always miles away from home.
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03-12-21, 03:18 PM
Replies: 4,555
Views: 711,800
Posted By roadsnakes

' Must be the thing to...

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Must be the thing to do.................


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02-06-21, 07:27 AM
Replies: 420
Views: 48,797
Posted By roadsnakes

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02-01-21, 07:20 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,871
Posted By roadsnakes

pics- new camera

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01-11-21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,689
Posted By roadsnakes

I stopped by my LBS with the bike today. ...

I stopped by my LBS with the bike today.

They did some measuring and looked at the wheel.

They said the frame appears to be bent. It was off by 5mm.

They`re going to bend it out 5mm, for 20...
12-02-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,522
Posted By roadsnakes

' Maybe on another ride. These are...

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Maybe on another ride.

These are the only other ones I took today.

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