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04-26-22, 05:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,274
Posted By mattswabb

Here’s the Lezyne pocket drive. LEZYNE...

Here’s the Lezyne pocket drive.

LEZYNE Pocket Drive HP Bicycle Hand Pump, High Pressure 160 PSI, Presta & Schrader Compatible, Durable CNC Aluminum, Compact, ABS Flex Hose, Bike Tire Pump...
04-26-22, 05:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,274
Posted By mattswabb

I ended up buying the Lezyne pocket drive pump. ...

I ended up buying the Lezyne pocket drive pump. Now my survival kit is complete.

Brand new tube with 80mm stem so no extender issues, 2 tire levers, 1 C02 with head, pocket pump, self stick...
04-15-22, 12:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,274
Posted By mattswabb

I run 23 mm at about 100-110 to stay closer to...

I run 23 mm at about 100-110 to stay closer to the 105% rule as my rims are narrow. I’m aware of the rolling resistance issues so I pump them up over the “recommended” and this allows me a few...
04-15-22, 10:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,274
Posted By mattswabb

that one looks good. I have a few different...

that one looks good. I have a few different option in my Amazon cart waiting my decision.
04-15-22, 10:51 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,274
Posted By mattswabb

Since I’ve committed to carrying 2 cartridges...

Since I’ve committed to carrying 2 cartridges maybe replacing 1 with this:

Products | Birzman (http://www.birzman.com/products_2.php?uID=1&cID=12&Key=173)

then I’d have the quickness and ease...
04-15-22, 09:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,274
Posted By mattswabb

I need a small pump

So last Sunday I flatted and swapped out the tube and valve extension popped apart and my C02 was gone. Had to call home for a ride back. So starting this week I now carry 2 cartridges and my stems...
12-20-21, 08:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 964
Posted By mattswabb

I still have a copy of this. Referenced it a few...

I still have a copy of this. Referenced it a few times when building wheels.
Forum: Commuting
12-19-21, 09:23 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,416
Posted By mattswabb

Back 20 years ago I used to do a 60 mile round...

Back 20 years ago I used to do a 60 mile round trip commute. I’d do that 2-3 days a week and the days I drove I’d bring in clean clothes and food for the commuting days. I had a very small backpack...
12-15-21, 08:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,517
Posted By mattswabb

I was a cat 1 racer back in the mid 90’s and...

I was a cat 1 racer back in the mid 90’s and stopped racing in 97 and hung up the bike for good in maybe’02. The bike was a GT edge titanium with Ultegra. A nice late 90’s racing bike.

I...
12-15-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 8,269
Views: 2,659,147
Posted By mattswabb

Mm mid 90’s Trek Y bike. Currently with some 1...

Mm mid 90’s Trek Y bike. Currently with some 1 3/8 street tires on it.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-15-21, 09:05 AM
Replies: 3,129
Views: 950,252
Posted By mattswabb

Here’s my late 90’s GT Edge. Ultegra 8 speed. I...

Here’s my late 90’s GT Edge. Ultegra 8 speed. I just put the tri spokes on for the pic. The tires are dry rotted so these haven’t been ridden in years.

...
12-11-21, 10:23 PM
Replies: 1,889
Views: 479,908
Posted By mattswabb

Please tell us your age. 53. Was a cat 1 racer...

Please tell us your age. 53. Was a cat 1 racer back in 96-97 then retired and did some riding and hung the bike up 18 years ago and started back again this year

1. What type of bikes do 50+...
Forum: Introductions
12-11-21, 09:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 200
Posted By mattswabb

Hello from Elyria (west of Cleveland)

Matt from Elyria Ohio.

I have a longtime history with cycling. As a youth. Had a 24” wheel schwinn varsity I zipped all around town on. Then I was heavily into BMX starting back in the late 70’s...
Replies: 43
Views: 2,491
Posted By mattswabb

Cannondale has made some weird stuff over the...

Cannondale has made some weird stuff over the years but I’d agree this is not a Cannondale.
12-11-21, 08:46 PM
Replies: 26,399
Views: 2,850,347
Posted By mattswabb

We had a wet windy warm 62 degree morning here in...

We had a wet windy warm 62 degree morning here in Cleveland so I got in a 70 mile ride before the frigid air came this afternoon.

https://strava.app.link/voxM7QTUUlb
12-11-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 7,746
Views: 866,185
Posted By mattswabb

A nice pair of vintage Shimano spd’s PD-6500 for...

A nice pair of vintage Shimano spd’s PD-6500 for $10 plus shipping off eBay arrived today to replace my worn out Welgo spd’s.
12-10-21, 09:10 PM
Replies: 8,269
Views: 2,659,147
Posted By mattswabb

Wish I had pics of our 1st mountain bikes. Back...

Wish I had pics of our 1st mountain bikes. Back in the early 89’s my dad made up a couple 26” schwinns with the bent tube sting ray frames and flat “blade” forks. 3 speed internal rear with a 26...
12-09-21, 08:47 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 8,143
Posted By mattswabb

I don’t have 10 posts yet so imagine the...

I don’t have 10 posts yet so imagine the slingshot pics from a few posts earlier.


Back in about 1984 I had a 20” slingshot BMX bike. Dual tension cable “down tube”. It was a pretty cool...
12-08-21, 09:02 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,670
Posted By mattswabb

On longer rides only stop to refill my water. I...

On longer rides only stop to refill my water. I hate relaxing then starting back up again.
12-08-21, 09:01 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,479
Posted By mattswabb

Reclaiming my passion and beating the”kids”...

Reclaiming my passion and beating the”kids” motivates me.
12-08-21, 08:59 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,748
Posted By mattswabb

google maps and ride with gps

google maps and ride with gps
12-08-21, 08:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,578
Posted By mattswabb

I just bought an 11 speed bike with an 11-28. I...

I just bought an 11 speed bike with an 11-28. I missed my 16 so I bought an 11-25. I’ve never had anything bigger than a 23 and only really used my 12-21.

I still remember in my younger days...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-21, 08:45 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,879
Posted By mattswabb

I use aftershokz by aeropex. They are outside of...

I use aftershokz by aeropex. They are outside of the ear and transmit thru the bone. I also have a quad lock phone mount. When I’m listening to music or podcasts and come to an intersection or...
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