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Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-30-16, 06:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,200
Posted By jgscisum
Good points from everyone! No, the BIL does not...

Good points from everyone! No, the BIL does not exercise or have any program. He is a pilot of small aircraft and I ask him if he was going to quit flying. NO response to that one.

My wife...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-27-16, 07:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,200
Posted By jgscisum
Thanks everyone! I live by the sayings, "Silence...

Thanks everyone! I live by the sayings, "Silence is Golden" and "Still Waters Run Deep". It is hard sometimes though.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-27-16, 05:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,200
Posted By jgscisum
Big Crash and sisters husband said he's selling the Bike

This thread is about my sister. I've been riding actively for 40 years. Lord knows I've been down a few times, Hit and run once with a nice long hospital stay. Also, lost more skin than I care to...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-01-16, 08:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 914
Posted By jgscisum
My advice, from experience, Stay in the top 10...

My advice, from experience, Stay in the top 10 and be prepared to sprint after each turn. You will get leaned on by other riders. Be ready for it and lean back. Good Luck!
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-12-16, 01:31 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,533
Posted By jgscisum
Going down Independence Pass headed to Aspen I...

Going down Independence Pass headed to Aspen I hit 62 mph on a Woodrup touring bike in the early 80's. At that point I never looked at it again until I hit Aspen. Sure enough 62 mph was my top...
Forum: Touring 05-10-16, 05:45 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,695
Posted By jgscisum
I have used Nemo tents for years. Nice prices on...

I have used Nemo tents for years. Nice prices on used ones quiet often on Epay. Very light and some are single wall. I use an older Nemo Nano, under 3 pounds and very roomy 2 man. They also have...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 03-26-16, 02:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,627
Posted By jgscisum
+1 on TriFlow

+1 on TriFlow
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 03-22-16, 05:30 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 12,893
Posted By jgscisum
I always take a GU pac. Love the things for the...

I always take a GU pac. Love the things for the quick boost they provide. Also, on longer rides Cytomax mixed in a water bottle and GU!
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 03-21-16, 07:36 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 18,307
Posted By jgscisum
I've used Phil Wood in a tube and Tenacious oils...

I've used Phil Wood in a tube and Tenacious oils for the better part of 30 years. NO REASON to Change! Good stuff!
Forum: Road Cycling 01-12-16, 07:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 269
Posted By jgscisum
Sorry. I should have listed the part numbers. ...

Sorry. I should have listed the part numbers. The part numbers for 105SC 8 speed hubs are FB1056 and HB1056. Hard to measure when they are not in your hands yet. Thanks for the replies.
Forum: Road Cycling 01-12-16, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 269
Posted By jgscisum
shimano hub soecs for 105 8 speed

Hi everyone. I have searched and searched and can't seem to find hubs specs for front and rear 105 8 speed hubs. Any clue where I can find these specs. Trying to determine spoke length for rims. ...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-04-15, 08:41 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,400
Posted By jgscisum
DUEGI 101 Wooden soled shoes. I loved those...

DUEGI 101 Wooden soled shoes. I loved those shoes. Finally split one right down the middle. Hated parting with those. Fastest times on the bike when I was 33. 1985.. Routinely kicked the crap...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-31-15, 04:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 953
Posted By jgscisum
I have always a diluted Simple Green in a spray...

I have always a diluted Simple Green in a spray bottle for cleaning. I've used various brands of white bar tape and they all clean up well with the Simple Green.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-16-15, 05:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 328
Posted By jgscisum
Tried it and it didn't work for me. Get a 105 FD.

Tried it and it didn't work for me. Get a 105 FD.
Forum: Road Cycling 10-08-15, 06:26 PM
Replies: 15,807
Views: 2,523,027
Posted By jgscisum
New Cannondale Cadd3 from a forum member. Great...

New Cannondale Cadd3 from a forum member. Great guy and frame was "As New". built and ready to go! Thanks Rob!481614
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-23-15, 08:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,033
Posted By jgscisum
I have a PPG auto paint store close by. They'll...

I have a PPG auto paint store close by. They'll mix it in as small as 2 oz. You have to go thru multiple catalogs and hundreds of colors. I always take the frame or fork for the match. I use a...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-22-15, 10:59 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 12,582
Posted By jgscisum
My favorite line in "Blazing Saddles"

My favorite line in "Blazing Saddles"
Forum: Road Cycling 09-22-15, 10:58 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,049
Posted By jgscisum
I absolutely loved Crit racing!!!! It was way...

I absolutely loved Crit racing!!!! It was way more fun than road races. The action was non stop and the more corners the circuit had, the more fun it was! Always a sprint after each corner. Of...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 09-22-15, 10:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 895
Posted By jgscisum
I bought an item in Oregon that was shipped USPS....

I bought an item in Oregon that was shipped USPS. Item stayed in Portland, Oregon for 6 days, then appeared it was going back to shipper. All of sudden it is back to Portland and appears to be...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 09-19-15, 06:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,414
Posted By jgscisum
You, my friend, just experienced an endorphin...

You, my friend, just experienced an endorphin high. I used to get them about every ride when I really pushed myself and always as a licensed racer. You are right, you kind of leave your bicycle and...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-16-15, 05:43 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,471
Posted By jgscisum
My well used words and my favorite!

My well used words and my favorite!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-09-15, 08:53 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,282
Posted By jgscisum
My beautiful, smooth riding 1974 Legnano...

My beautiful, smooth riding 1974 Legnano Olimpiade Record Specialissima painted a cool Root Beer Brown metalic. Braze ons for 2 water bottles had been added when I found it. Very professionally...
Forum: Touring 08-27-15, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 479
Posted By jgscisum
Sold my Trek 520 to the greatest guy and forum member KYLAKEMIKE

I need to post this! I have sold my 1993 Trek 520 (listed in the touring marketplace) to forum member kylakemike. Without a doubt he is the nicest, most courteous and gracious person a seller could...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-20-15, 09:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 526
Posted By jgscisum
You can always heat the seat post and not damage...

You can always heat the seat post and not damage seat tube paint. Repeated heating and cooling along with Liquid Wrench has worked for me. This took multiple days not hours. The worst case was one...
Forum: Touring 08-19-15, 09:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By jgscisum
Bicycling the Natchez Trace by Glen Wanner is a...

Bicycling the Natchez Trace by Glen Wanner is a must have book. Relied on it for my trip North to South. Some facts are outdated but 99% is right on. Plenty of off road stores for food and...
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