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Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 03-18-16, 09:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 847
Posted By rylhwk
Thanks to everyone for the replies. Took the...

Thanks to everyone for the replies. Took the bike into the shop today and should be done in a week. The owner has never installed these so he is looking forward to a new challenge. I'll post...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 03-06-16, 06:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 847
Posted By rylhwk
Gevenalle shifters

Thinking of having my bike shop put "Retroshifters"/ Gevenalle on my 2010 Kona Jake (3x9). Pros and cons from anyone who has them. I don't do any racing but enjoy getting out on all kinds of...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-05-15, 09:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 538
Posted By rylhwk
Thanks for all the info! I do use the presta...

Thanks for all the info! I do use the presta system and was using the nut. I think the tube was probably about a year old and seen all kinds of weather and roads. Guess i should be lucky that the...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-04-15, 08:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 538
Posted By rylhwk
Flat tire?

Last week i was riding on the gravel roads about 4 miles from home and got a flat (no spare). While waiting for the wife and kids to pick me up i took the tire and tube apart. I noticed the...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 05-24-15, 09:49 PM
Replies: 2,241
Views: 146,581
Posted By rylhwk
I always ride with a helmet and so do my 2-5 year...

I always ride with a helmet and so do my 2-5 year old girls. Better safe than sorry! Even if my 5yr old is riding in the driveway she has her helmet on.
Forum: Foo 05-05-15, 08:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 525
Posted By rylhwk
Free tv is the best tv! My wife and i in 10...

Free tv is the best tv! My wife and i in 10 years have had cable for 6 months when we lived in an apartment. Sure their are times when i wish we could watch certain movies, sports, shows but really...
Forum: Commuting 04-21-15, 04:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 483
Posted By rylhwk
btmthom.gis was able to fit 2 bottles in the rear...

btmthom.gis was able to fit 2 bottles in the rear bag very easily. the 2 bottles cost me under $10- employee discount and a free bottle from last christmas.
Forum: Commuting 04-20-15, 04:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 483
Posted By rylhwk
Lights never leave the bike unless needs...

Lights never leave the bike unless needs recharged :thumb:
Forum: Foo 04-18-15, 10:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 657
Posted By rylhwk
Financial Peace University

Has anyone been through the course and how has it impacted your life? Wife and i started through work and church about 1 year ago and so far paid off $18,000 in debt. Currently in B.S. 2 with out...
Forum: Commuting 04-18-15, 10:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 483
Posted By rylhwk
1st commute

Hours been cut at my full time job so had to get a part time job. Started working at a winery that is 4 1/2 (one way) miles from home and rode my bike this past friday. As long as it doesnt...
Forum: Recreational & Family 04-13-15, 06:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 641
Posted By rylhwk
I own a 2010 burley d'lite and replaced the tires...

I own a 2010 burley d'lite and replaced the tires about 2 years ago. Went to my lbs and he recommended the ITS=mk2 intense 20x1.15. They are a bmx tire that has small tread on them. Ive been very...
Forum: Recreational & Family 03-30-15, 05:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,598
Posted By rylhwk
thanks everyone for the info. next week my job is...

thanks everyone for the info. next week my job is cutting us down to 30hrs. a week for 3 months. probably go with the smaller rack for now since we wont be carrying alot of extra items- extra water...
Forum: Recreational & Family 03-21-15, 07:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,598
Posted By rylhwk
Thats good advice. My daughter likes to talk alot...

Thats good advice. My daughter likes to talk alot and do 5 year old things.:) Looks like ill have to get some panniers. Thanks for the info.
Forum: Recreational & Family 03-20-15, 08:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,598
Posted By rylhwk
Do not own any panniers, but that has crossed my...

Do not own any panniers, but that has crossed my mind.
Forum: Recreational & Family 03-20-15, 06:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,598
Posted By rylhwk
rear rack for piccolo

Have a burley piccolo and would like to install a rear rack so we can carry extra food and drink. Does anyone make specific racks for kids bikes or do i need to modify a rack that fits on an adult...
Forum: Commuting 02-27-15, 07:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 476
Posted By rylhwk
msw cp100 platform/clipless

Anyone have these and do you like? LBS recommends these but also been looking at the shimano PD 324, and click'r series among others. Posted also on the cycloross forum and got great feedback. Any...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 02-20-15, 09:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,345
Posted By rylhwk
Thanks everyone for the suggestions! I know i...

Thanks everyone for the suggestions! I know i can get the shimano pd-324 from my lbs., but going to do some more searching. Plus have to donate more plasma and sell some things around the house to...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 02-12-15, 06:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,345
Posted By rylhwk
clipless/platform pedals

Looking for any info on clipless/platform pedals for my kona jake. Never used clipless before but would like to spend between $50-$75. Types of riding i do (when time allows) pulling the kids in...
Forum: Recreational & Family 04-26-14, 01:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 659
Posted By rylhwk
piccolo in truck bed

so i was able to buy a 2008 burley piccolo a few weeks ago, and so far so good. 4 year old daughter and i have been around our small town alot. i would like to take it to other towns to ride...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 04-07-14, 04:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 624
Posted By rylhwk
burley piccolo?

been looking for a trail a bike for my 4 yr old and placed an ad in the state wide bike pages. well today i got an email from a person who has a 2008 burley piccolo 7 speed with moose rack for $175. ...
Forum: Great Lakes Rides and Events 01-03-14, 05:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 518
Posted By rylhwk
brr ride in perry, iowa

so i turn 40 in a couple of weeks and the brr ride has always been the back of my head. who's done it, what kinds of things can one expect, hows parking, ect., and most of all is it really that FUN?...
Forum: Winter Cycling 12-25-13, 01:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 496
Posted By rylhwk
christmas day ride

had my 1st christmas day ride and it was wonderful. only did 4.5 miles with flurries and 22deg. rode through our small town, hit the gravel, and had a couple peaple look at me. it was GREAT!!!!
Forum: Recreational & Family 12-14-13, 11:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,344
Posted By rylhwk
tag-a-long reviews

this spring i would like to get a tag-a-long for my 4yr old. my lbs can get burley, adams, and sun models. i would like all feed back on these models and especially the sun. of course i will also...
Forum: Winter Cycling 12-08-13, 07:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 838
Posted By rylhwk
ordered a cycling vest and the long sleeve hooded...

ordered a cycling vest and the long sleeve hooded shirt. lou was super nice on the phone and asked questions on how i would use the clothing. took exactly 2 weeks for me to get the package in the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-15-13, 03:29 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,872
Posted By rylhwk
great job! i used smokeless tobacco for about...

great job! i used smokeless tobacco for about 15 years. tried everything to quit and even did for about a year. 4 years ago my wife became pregnant with our 1st child and i told myself i would...
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