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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-23-16, 10:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 364
Posted By at_hiker59
I didn't think of doing the search by "2mm" I was...

I didn't think of doing the search by "2mm" I was trying old style SLR. THANKS Bezalel!!!

This place has them:
NOS Oversized Mountain Bike Brake Cable: Standard end & Large end. For M700,...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-23-16, 10:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 364
Posted By at_hiker59
Remember 1992 old style mtb BRAKES had double...

Remember 1992 old style mtb BRAKES had double thick strands & the nub heads were double width. Drop shift & Srams are 1/2 the thickness I need. New style cables do not work at all. They pull out...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-22-16, 03:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 364
Posted By at_hiker59
Old style mtb brake cables needed

My Trek 950 Singletrack 1992 SLX brake cable needs replacement. But the cables' head (at the lever) from my LBS are too thin. The new cable head are 1/2 the width of the old head. No one around...
Forum: Commuting 05-15-16, 04:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,072
Posted By at_hiker59
I've had a singletrack 950 & 920 follow me home. ...

I've had a singletrack 950 & 920 follow me home. I love the old steel.
Forum: Commuting 05-15-16, 04:33 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,112
Posted By at_hiker59
Great responses from all of you. I biked all...

Great responses from all of you.

I biked all but 6 days this school year. I'm a part-timer (4 hrs a day/ 5 days a week) but only when the kids are in class. I got approx. 600 miles in on the...
Forum: Touring 04-03-16, 05:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,073
Posted By at_hiker59
I live on the other side of the river up on the...

I live on the other side of the river up on the hill. The coal trains go through there every night. There are three different railroad tracks there.
I feel your pain.
Forum: Commuting 03-06-16, 09:18 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,112
Posted By at_hiker59
Last week I 'biked' into the college president...

Last week I 'biked' into the college president who was walking around the campus. It was 27degrees out. She was impressed that I was so hard core. Paying me to ride is like paying me to breath. ...
Forum: Commuting 02-10-16, 12:17 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,112
Posted By at_hiker59
Biking DURING work

Its so great to have a job where I can bike during work. The college that I work at has bikes and I get to go around campus on bike.
Its great to get paid to bike!

Anyone else out there get to...
Forum: Touring 02-07-16, 06:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 853
Posted By at_hiker59
Keep the pictures coming!

Keep the pictures coming!
Forum: United Kingdom 10-15-15, 02:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 641
Posted By at_hiker59
Renting is expensive due to the monetary exchange...

Renting is expensive due to the monetary exchange rate. My brother-in-law got on craigslist or something like it and bought 2 used bikes then sold them when we left a month & 1/2 later. The Bike...
Forum: Touring 08-06-15, 12:31 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,792
Posted By at_hiker59
Maybe its the biking climate out there? Last...

Maybe its the biking climate out there?

Last week I was also on a 5,300 road trip with the family. We stopped at gas station/store/casino along a state road in Nebraska. 2 fully loaded bikers...
Forum: Touring 07-12-15, 04:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 504
Posted By at_hiker59
bike touring envy..................

bike touring envy..................
Forum: Touring 06-28-15, 08:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 552
Posted By at_hiker59
We drove that route a couple of summers ago. It...

We drove that route a couple of summers ago. It was no fun to drive a van on that highway either.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-28-15, 02:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,939
Posted By at_hiker59
I love my Brooks Flyer that I've had for 6 or 7...

I love my Brooks Flyer that I've had for 6 or 7 years now. Its nicely broken in now.
It took a while to get used to the creaking.
I put it on my non-suspension Trek 920 with bike path tires. ...
Forum: United Kingdom 06-28-15, 02:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,392
Posted By at_hiker59
I liked the canal towpath bike rides we had over...

I liked the canal towpath bike rides we had over there in Scotland.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-19-15, 08:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,020
Posted By at_hiker59
One word: Kilt!

One word: Kilt!
Forum: Commuting 04-04-15, 03:52 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,350
Posted By at_hiker59
+1

+1
Forum: Commuting 03-18-15, 06:43 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,966
Posted By at_hiker59
"On your left" means little to most peds. Use it...

"On your left" means little to most peds. Use it only for serious bike riders who know what it means. I now say "passing left side". This gets better results.

The hardest peds to deal with are...
Forum: Touring 03-03-15, 10:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,067
Posted By at_hiker59
Ohiopyle State Park had hiker/biker sites just...

Ohiopyle State Park had hiker/biker sites just off the Great Allegheny Passage.
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 02-26-15, 11:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,463
Posted By at_hiker59
I miss my Sanyo bottom bottom bracket mounted...

I miss my Sanyo bottom bottom bracket mounted dynamo!
Forum: Touring 02-17-15, 12:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,043
Posted By at_hiker59
Start at Pittsburgh to Washington, DC. You will...

Start at Pittsburgh to Washington, DC. You will be going more downhill than uphill. April is wet & muddy on the C&O.
+1 on Staehpj1's recommendation on the websites.
Dravo Cemetery campground on...
Forum: Commuting 02-17-15, 09:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 958
Posted By at_hiker59
That's typical on campuses.

That's typical on campuses.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 01-24-15, 07:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 838
Posted By at_hiker59
Crowded House song: "Don't Dream it's over"...

Crowded House song:
"Don't Dream
it's over"

A nightmare:
Don't Dream,
it's over!
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-24-15, 07:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,346
Posted By at_hiker59
But it is useful to someone who has a 1994 trek...

But it is useful to someone who has a 1994 trek and thinks it was foreign made. Your's and Hillrider's posts were not adding anything useful.

Some people need to knock off their useless comments.
Forum: Winter Cycling 01-24-15, 06:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,633
Posted By at_hiker59
I love my BarMitts! A couple of handwarmers...

I love my BarMitts! A couple of handwarmers thrown in and my hands are toasty warm. I have enough room on my flat bar to have my bell outside the BarMitt. But pulling my hand out to use it is too...
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