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Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 05-27-16, 09:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,500
Posted By Knotdodger
I guess I am a Fred....hahaha. Had to research...

I guess I am a Fred....hahaha. Had to research that phrase. I wear cargo shorts, for holding extra things I take with me.
Panniers on the back, with spare tubes , baby powder , for replacing...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 05-27-16, 09:14 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,500
Posted By Knotdodger
I guess I am a Fred....hahaha. Had to research...

I guess I am a Fred....hahaha. Had to research that phrase. I wear cargo shorts, for holding extra things I take with me.
Panniers on the back, with spare tubes , baby powder , for replacing...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 05-27-16, 08:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 295
Posted By Knotdodger
More comfort than speed needed.

never mind, I found what I was looking for.
Forum: Touring 08-23-14, 06:25 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 9,565
Posted By Knotdodger
I was thinking of getting a brooks myself, but...

I was thinking of getting a brooks myself, but not sure yet. I don't ride with padded shorts.
Just cargo shorts. Like a B 67 looks about right.. But that's a lot of cash for something that
may be...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 08-10-14, 07:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,882
Posted By Knotdodger
That Fuji Absolute looks like a really nice bike!...

That Fuji Absolute looks like a really nice bike! Nice.
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 08-10-14, 07:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,882
Posted By Knotdodger
My suspension won't lock. I adjust it as stiff as...

My suspension won't lock. I adjust it as stiff as it will go. This thing feels like a tank getting it going though...hehe .
I have been looking for a older Jamis Coda lately too. Something that...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 08-10-14, 06:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,882
Posted By Knotdodger
It is not a flashy bike. But I do go on 40 mile...

It is not a flashy bike. But I do go on 40 mile rides often with it. I have rode it 60 miles on one occasion. I average about 10 mph, with breaks for food and drink.. And it is very comfortable. ...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 04-16-14, 06:18 PM
Replies: 8,742
Views: 377,761
Posted By Knotdodger
If you don't wear a helmet ......... your an...

If you don't wear a helmet ......... your an automatic veggie. I Don't wear a helmet. I ride 10 mph down a rail trail (72 miles paved) across the street from my house. On a comfort bike, and there...
Forum: Touring 04-13-14, 03:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,746
Posted By Knotdodger
I test rode a Jamis coda.. Really liked it. When...

I test rode a Jamis coda.. Really liked it. When the opportunity arrives , I am going to snag one up!!!
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 04-08-14, 05:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,249
Posted By Knotdodger
Might as well just go buy Ducati rocket and get...

Might as well just go buy Ducati rocket and get it over with.
Kind of takes the point out of pedal power.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 04-08-14, 05:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,978
Posted By Knotdodger
The mother in law was hit by a car there on the...

The mother in law was hit by a car there on the north side last week.
Driver was pulling out of a alley. Good thing he was going slower.
She is just bruised up. Was lying on the ground and the...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 02-28-14, 07:22 PM
Replies: 3,164
Views: 298,610
Posted By Knotdodger
Awesome pics , you guys are giving me spring...

Awesome pics , you guys are giving me spring fever. I have not rode anywhere.
It's been below 0 degree's every morning since I can remember now.. Was -20 F
this morning......
Did ride the...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 11-09-13, 08:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,050
Posted By Knotdodger
P.S. The cyclist's I see, I give them all...

P.S.

The cyclist's I see, I give them all the time they need.
If I pass, I give them the whole lane.
I do see a lot of cyclist's also. And only around 10 percent ,
if that are wearing a...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 11-09-13, 08:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,050
Posted By Knotdodger
Being a slow driver, or running your tractor, ...

Being a slow driver, or running your tractor,
you stand a better chance of living when you
get mowed over by someone texting.
I spend hours per day for my job , driving around
Detroit. Seems...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-26-13, 06:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 725
Posted By Knotdodger
Something happened after I bought this older...

Something happened after I bought this older bike............. I keep scouring "CL for more....
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-26-13, 06:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 725
Posted By Knotdodger
I am going to polish up the canti brakes ,...

I am going to polish up the canti brakes , derailer, and cranks on my 1986 Fuji.
The bike is clean, just needs taken apart and shined a bit....
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-26-13, 06:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 725
Posted By Knotdodger
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-26-13, 06:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 725
Posted By Knotdodger
polishing aluminum

Wondering how you guys get the aluminum parts cleaner looking??


Rob B
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-17-13, 02:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 432
Posted By Knotdodger
Thanks , I appreciate all the info.

Thanks , I appreciate all the info.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-16-13, 07:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 432
Posted By Knotdodger
Question on Tools

Looking to service bottom bracket on my 1986 Fuji touring series 3 .
It has Sugino RT cranks , I have no other info on the BB.
I could get pics up tomorrow.

I just want to know what tools I...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-15-13, 07:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,052
Posted By Knotdodger
I really appreciate all the info . I will try all...

I really appreciate all the info . I will try all of this.
Sorry it took so long to get back.

Thanks
Rob B.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-13-13, 03:08 PM
Replies: 9,144
Views: 656,809
Posted By Knotdodger
Rode 21 mile round trip to Clare , Mi. Wanted a...

Rode 21 mile round trip to Clare , Mi. Wanted a decent cup of coffee
from the Cop's and Doughnuts bakery there. There was a good wind
making it tough on the way there. But was real nice on the...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-12-13, 07:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,052
Posted By Knotdodger
Question about leg muscles and seat position.

I am new to a road bike. I have a older road bike I am trying to get
comfortable on. More of a upright position for long rides and tours.

When you are climbing , or riding fast, which muscles...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-11-13, 03:19 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,628
Posted By Knotdodger
I always have my cheap one piece panniers on my...

I always have my cheap one piece panniers on my bike. They don't separate.
Never really gave any thought to it. I always carry my camera bag with me.
Extra shirt . Snack or two. Small first aid...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 10-06-13, 05:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 954
Posted By Knotdodger
I was hit by a car . Did not even cycle for 25...

I was hit by a car . Did not even cycle for 25 plus years after. But that's my
decision. I am back at it now though. I was happy I was still sucking air the next
day, and every day since !
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