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Forum: Commuting 05-17-07, 11:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,659
Posted By SchreiberBike
Thanks a bunch folks. I'll be assembling over the...

Thanks a bunch folks. I'll be assembling over the weekend and I'll let you know how it rides.
Forum: Commuting 05-16-07, 01:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,659
Posted By SchreiberBike
Convert old road bike to upright

I've got an early 80's vintage mid-range Fuji road bike that I need to convert to a commuter for someone who wants to sit up and ride rather than bend over and use the drops. Money is a factor.

I...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 10-06-05, 10:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,229
Posted By SchreiberBike
Damning news for Lance

According to this news story: Yahoo News (http://sports.yahoo.com/sc/news?slug=afp-cyclingusaarmstrong&prov=afp&type=lgns), a respected doctor in the cycling community, Dr. Prentice Steffen, "has...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-18-05, 10:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,088
Posted By SchreiberBike
Fritz at Champaign Cycle is a great guy. He...

Fritz at Champaign Cycle is a great guy. He helped me with some highly custom stuff for riding with one leg a while back. Then he wouldn't take any money for it. I brought them pizza at least and I...
Forum: Winter Cycling 08-18-05, 10:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 624
Posted By SchreiberBike
I found decent moderately knobby 27" tires at a...

I found decent moderately knobby 27" tires at a local bike shop. The owner said he keeps them in stock to turn old bikes into hybrids to sell to college students. They were Kenda brand.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-18-05, 10:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 225
Posted By SchreiberBike
It's a fun if macabre project. I kept the...

It's a fun if macabre project.

I kept the right rear dropout and most of the downtube. The right rear dropout just seemed like the point where I had poured years and years and miles and miles of...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-17-05, 09:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 225
Posted By SchreiberBike
What parts of frame to keep?

I recently cut up my old steel frame which Iíve had since 1979. This was my primary bike for many years and was a beater/winter bike for a while, then it became my one legged fixer. It had lots of...
Forum: Winter Cycling 08-17-05, 08:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,125
Posted By SchreiberBike
Iíve been winter riding for years, mostly on road...

Iíve been winter riding for years, mostly on road in Illinois. I kept the bike relatively clean, but certainly didnít wipe it down after every ride. I kept expecting that it would rust out and break...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-10-05, 11:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 793
Posted By SchreiberBike
Thanks for the ideas and the support. Iím not...

Thanks for the ideas and the support. Iím not riding at all. Iím learning to juggle, I can juggle three clubs pretty well, do lots of tricks with three balls and. Iím working on juggling four balls....
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-08-05, 10:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 793
Posted By SchreiberBike
Sold my good bike today Ė feeling sad

Iíve been riding with varying degrees of seriousness for over 25 years. Iíve had knee trouble for the past eight years Ė surgery twice Ė riding with one leg for some time Ė now not riding at all...
Forum: Winter Cycling 10-07-04, 11:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,453
Posted By SchreiberBike
A little involved, but check out this link...

A little involved, but check out this link ICEBIKE SHOE (http://johnschreiber.tripod.com/icebikeshoe/) .
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-07-04, 04:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,313
Posted By SchreiberBike
The stuff used for lawn signs works well. It's...

The stuff used for lawn signs works well. It's like cardboard, but stiff plastic. I used pop rivits to attach mine to the front fender and they work like a charm.
Forum: Road Cycling 08-05-04, 05:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,963
Posted By SchreiberBike
Pain: When the other knee starts to go bad too. ...

Pain: When the other knee starts to go bad too.

Pain: Not being able to ride for over a month.

Pain: Not sure you'll ever be able to ride seriously again.

Pain: Seeing more orthopedic...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-01-04, 03:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,439
Posted By SchreiberBike
Perhaps that is what annoyed me so, the original...

Perhaps that is what annoyed me so, the original poster claimed to be looking for excuses, then when someone responded with excuses, the original poster began debating.

It also bothered me to see...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-01-04, 02:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,439
Posted By SchreiberBike
Has anyone found that arguing this issue makes...

Has anyone found that arguing this issue makes any difference? I find that it's like the thing about arguing with a pig. Very quickly people on both sides of this issue start to look like the pig.
...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-01-04, 11:55 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,439
Posted By SchreiberBike
How about: I live in the world and every decision...

How about: I live in the world and every decision I make involves some element of risk, some great some small. In my judgment I am willing to accept the risk of occasionally riding my bike without my...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-30-04, 01:44 PM
Replies: 674
Views: 17,243
Posted By SchreiberBike
SchreiberBike - In other contexts, I might have...

SchreiberBike - In other contexts, I might have to explain that Bike means bicycle, but here I think it's implied. Schreiber is of course my last name, but in german it means writer - seems...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-29-04, 03:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 685
Posted By SchreiberBike
The corn has just gotten tall enough to hide a...

The corn has just gotten tall enough to hide a car. As many of the country roads have completely uncontrolled intersections with no stop signs in either direction, common sense says that you should...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-29-04, 09:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 685
Posted By SchreiberBike
My favorite shadow is just before sunset when I'm...

My favorite shadow is just before sunset when I'm riding north or south. The shadow of the bottom of the tire and rim is about a foot long on the road and the rest of the wheel is a long oval going...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-29-04, 09:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 609
Posted By SchreiberBike
Khuon, Nice find on chart. I've book marked it...

Khuon, Nice find on chart. I've book marked it for future use. Mark Hickey is the greatest. Thanks.
Forum: Road Cycling 06-29-04, 08:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,419
Posted By SchreiberBike
Gorgeous. I wish I were you. Or at least I wish I...

Gorgeous. I wish I were you. Or at least I wish I were getting a custom Eisentraut.
Forum: Commuting 06-29-04, 08:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,154
Posted By SchreiberBike
Most of the people I run into with attitude like...

Most of the people I run into with attitude like that . . . drive cars.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-28-04, 03:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,938
Posted By SchreiberBike
Older aluminum rims were typically shiny on all...

Older aluminum rims were typically shiny on all surfaces including the breaking surface and they worked just fine. Recently (in the last 20 years) it has been seen as desirable to have anodized...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-28-04, 03:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,253
Posted By SchreiberBike
I'm sure you would be happy with either one. Most...

I'm sure you would be happy with either one. Most of the reasons to prefer one over the other are emotional, but emotional reasons are still important.

The only place where there is any functional...
Forum: Commuting 06-28-04, 11:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,497
Posted By SchreiberBike
I don't know this for a fact, but I'd be willing...

I don't know this for a fact, but I'd be willing to bet a small amount of money that many of the pedals you see which are branded by someone else (Nashbar, Performance etc.) are actually made by...
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