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Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-08-10, 07:50 AM
Replies: 1,181
Views: 220,702
Posted By Harvey2
What handlebars did you use on the left mixte? ...

What handlebars did you use on the left mixte?

Thanks
Harv
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-27-10, 08:27 AM
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Views: 220,702
Posted By Harvey2
Thank you Chris! Methinks I shall joost enjoy...

Thank you Chris! Methinks I shall joost enjoy the heck out of my little Piaggio/Vespa stickered Bianchi.

Harv
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-26-10, 11:31 AM
Replies: 1,181
Views: 220,702
Posted By Harvey2
Wow. I have to thank you guys for inspiring me to...

Wow. I have to thank you guys for inspiring me to get back into biking. Initially I wanted to find another Univega ten speed like the one I had. But everything I find is too large (I'm the reason...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-24-10, 05:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 317
Posted By Harvey2
Just scored an Astrale mixte

I'm a pretty short guy and have wanted a mixte framed bike for a long while. I saw the ad on Craigslist and it took me about 85 miles from home to get it, but I think it was worth it for forty...
Forum: Commuting 05-17-10, 02:17 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,516
Posted By Harvey2
I hope no one shoots you or at you no matter if...

I hope no one shoots you or at you no matter if you think you'll get up or not. Mainly these kids would be using some welt-mart crap gun so your chances would be better. I've seen and shot air...
Forum: Commuting 05-12-10, 07:08 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,516
Posted By Harvey2
My comment about getting a forty caliber sort of...

My comment about getting a forty caliber sort of fell out of place. I do not recommend defending oneself on a bike with a firearm. Mainly that part was about getting a decent sidearm instead of...
Forum: Commuting 05-11-10, 07:11 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,516
Posted By Harvey2
Total airgun afficianado here. I know they can...

Total airgun afficianado here. I know they can be lethal. Most would be surprised at the calibers available in the precharged pneumatics nowadays. Shooting back though? Not unless they've...
Forum: Commuting 04-10-10, 08:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,680
Posted By Harvey2
My feet are so flat you'd think you saw the...

My feet are so flat you'd think you saw the tracks of a duck with toes. I don't wear shoes with arches I can't remove (I mean I literally buy the flattest shoes possible, take out the foam/and saw...
Forum: Road Cycling 03-07-10, 11:18 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,340
Posted By Harvey2
Riding in seems to be a persuit of a kind of zen...

Riding in seems to be a persuit of a kind of zen moment for some. Not all, but a few of us. We work through certain things and on the surface we may not feel "happy". There might be a part of us that...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 03-07-10, 11:01 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 827
Posted By Harvey2
Always loved bicycles. A continueing stint with...

Always loved bicycles. A continueing stint with motorcycles seems to have fueled (pardon the pun) my love of the basic idea of two wheels and the overall experience of riding. Motorcycles became...
Forum: Recreational & Family 03-02-10, 07:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 420
Posted By Harvey2
Now that is awesome. Good for them. And...

Now that is awesome. Good for them.

And for you!:)

Harv
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-01-10, 05:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 555
Posted By Harvey2
Yeah, thanks for that. And setting me straight...

Yeah, thanks for that. And setting me straight on what the real story is.

Wisconsin is a beautiful state.

Harv
Forum: Road Cycling 02-26-10, 01:58 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 6,979
Posted By Harvey2
But.. but.. every little piece of garbage that...

But.. but.. every little piece of garbage that isn't going into a land fill makes the land fill last just a little longer..

for future generations

and for the children

I'm waiting for...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-23-10, 10:30 AM
Replies: 11,205
Views: 1,010,850
Posted By Harvey2
Thank you Aaron, I will. This thread is...

Thank you Aaron, I will.

This thread is aMAZingly fun! Sixty Fiver, I have to say, You're one of the key people
who inspire the rest of us to search these great machines out. It's supposed to...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-23-10, 10:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 555
Posted By Harvey2
OMG the Witch's House! Is the yard still as it...

OMG the Witch's House! Is the yard still as it was twenty five odd years ago? This is part of local lore for any who don't know. I heard the story that her husband and son went out fishing and...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-22-10, 10:30 AM
Replies: 11,205
Views: 1,010,850
Posted By Harvey2
Beautiful bikes, all of them. In strange twist...

Beautiful bikes, all of them. In strange twist of fate I now own a 1972 Raleigh Superbe myself.
I don't know much about these wonderful machines yet but I know pretty good quality. Were
These...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 02-17-10, 04:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,870
Posted By Harvey2
There's always that one voice of dissent and I...

There's always that one voice of dissent and I guess this time it's mine.

I've been using Armor All for more than twenty years on my motorcycles and cars. From the sidewalls on both the car, and...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 02-13-10, 10:10 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 5,426
Posted By Harvey2
It takes a certain dedication to be an avid...

It takes a certain dedication to be an avid cyclist in the Unted States. Cities haven't until very recently begun finding ways to accomodate bicycle traffic. Sure, warmer climes and coastal cities...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 02-11-10, 12:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By Harvey2
Thanks. I did get ahold of another lbs and was...

Thanks. I did get ahold of another lbs and was told just what you wrote. Its up to 7 degree f here now but tomorrow it'll get up to twenty-ish so I may just take that ride.

Thanks

Harv
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 02-10-10, 03:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By Harvey2
They couldn't give me a difinitive answer...

They couldn't give me a difinitive answer regarding the belt? Most bike shops know quite a few things but there are always people on sites like this one who really and truly know more than all but a...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 02-10-10, 08:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By Harvey2
Gates belt and cold question

I have a new GT Aerostream. It has a Gates belt instead of a chain final drive. I looked in the manuals I recieved with the bike but haven't found anything spelling out if there's a temp you don't...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 02-07-10, 06:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,717
Posted By Harvey2
Fred's will be done Harv

Fred's will be done

Harv
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 02-07-10, 05:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,486
Posted By Harvey2
Funny. I'm not saying it's wrong in every case,...

Funny. I'm not saying it's wrong in every case, but there are times when making such a statement is intended to end the debate. To somehow make the opposing view seem guilty of something. In this...
Forum: Utility Cycling 02-04-10, 06:02 AM
Replies: 1,032
Views: 95,028
Posted By Harvey2
Wow. I've always loved the Brit bikes and the...

Wow. I've always loved the Brit bikes and the Dutch and Dutch styled bikes. My problem is I'm too bloody short for most of them. The itch to ride something with an upright seating position became a...
Forum: Introductions 02-01-10, 06:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 382
Posted By Harvey2
Hi Sherrymathew93, I don't speak French. Not...

Hi Sherrymathew93, I don't speak French. Not really fluent in babelfish either lol.

JasonE wow that's pretty neat. My dad's side of the family is on the south side of Chicago but I grew up in...
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