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Forum: BMX 07-29-16, 08:30 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By mr,grumpy
It's a mid 2000s bike. He definitely needs the...

It's a mid 2000s bike. He definitely needs the Jr. Frame. I got him a low-end Redline from a not-very-local bike shop today. Cheep money, already tuned up, no emotional attachment. It was a good find.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-29-16, 08:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 608
Posted By mr,grumpy
One of my problems is that certain things take on...

One of my problems is that certain things take on "special meaning". For instance, one mtb is "the first bike I bought new" a road bike is " the one my father in law gave me". There the cargo bike...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-29-16, 10:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 608
Posted By mr,grumpy
Oh Lord! I forgot the Strider bike! n+1

Oh Lord! I forgot the Strider bike! n+1
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-29-16, 10:21 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,774
Posted By mr,grumpy
How BIG of a chain? Big Chain sellers of boutique...

How BIG of a chain? Big Chain sellers of boutique items (like bikes or guitars) often get spec things out slightly different than the general market. If the buyer likes red but not blue, he's going...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-29-16, 10:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 608
Posted By mr,grumpy
They just keep coming! How can I make them STOP?

I am very firmly a recreational cyclist. No races. No gravel grinding no touring or radomeering. !6 mile, mostly pike path loop or 6-8 mile MTB around the local state park are about my limits. I rode...
Forum: BMX 07-28-16, 07:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 193
Posted By mr,grumpy
Took him for a test ride on the Fit. Total no-go....

Took him for a test ride on the Fit. Total no-go. The cranks are too long and he doesn't like that he can't sit down at all. I told him that he's going to have to race his Schwin Predator and that...
Forum: BMX 07-27-16, 10:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 193
Posted By mr,grumpy
Does The Boy stand a chance?

So last weekend I took The Boy (age 7) out the the "local" BMX track and had him take a look. He's hooked. He wants to race this weekend BUT he does;t want his "nice" bike stripped of farkles and...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-18-16, 10:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 177
Posted By mr,grumpy
https://flic.kr/p/K7J2Cs Try this. ...

https://flic.kr/p/K7J2Cs
Try this.
https://flic.kr/p/Jks2KA
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-18-16, 10:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 177
Posted By mr,grumpy
Strange mix of road and MTB parts. 2x5 and only...

Strange mix of road and MTB parts. 2x5 and only one bottle mount. Road brakes. 26 inch wheels. Odd

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Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-18-16, 09:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 177
Posted By mr,grumpy
Old Fuji Boulevard: What do you know?

I found one in the trash and have been putting of "dealing" with it. Took it inside tonight and started getting it cleaned up. Replaced the broken seat with one of similar size and shape but rival...
Forum: Northeast 07-16-16, 07:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 526
Posted By mr,grumpy
Still trying to find a good home for this project.

Still trying to find a good home for this project.
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 07-15-16, 08:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 367
Posted By mr,grumpy
n+1=solution. Fixed it. Leaving my TirX alone.

n+1=solution. Fixed it. Leaving my TirX alone.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-15-16, 08:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 359
Posted By mr,grumpy
SO, I went and rode it around a little and it...

SO, I went and rode it around a little and it seemed reasonable.I didn't measure it or any thing but I had full extension with plenty of seat post still in. Reach to the bars seemed good (turns out...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-15-16, 10:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 359
Posted By mr,grumpy
Yes. I'm totally a TDF wanna-be! Seriously...

Yes. I'm totally a TDF wanna-be! Seriously though, I was looking at getting a set of wheels/tires for "road" for the TC but then I have to take all me "stuff" off of it too. And it's till "the wrong...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-15-16, 08:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 359
Posted By mr,grumpy
Size advice: I KNOW it's done to death but...

.... I need quick answers because I'm leaving soon and it's a LONG drive.

I found some one selling a carbon Specialized bike for a very good price. The problem is that it's a 54 and I normally...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 07-13-16, 10:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 367
Posted By mr,grumpy
Im not sure. Ill have to look into that....

Im not sure. Ill have to look into that....
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 07-13-16, 10:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 367
Posted By mr,grumpy
How's that? Thats the pressure range. Low is...

How's that? Thats the pressure range. Low is like 65 and high is 100. How does that make MORE rolling resistance.
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 07-13-16, 10:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 367
Posted By mr,grumpy
I don't know what BITD is but Tricross is the...

I don't know what BITD is but Tricross is the model of bike that I have. And I don't want to "pay" any more than I possibly have to! I'll be extremely lucky to keep up as it is!



So, yes, I...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 07-13-16, 09:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 367
Posted By mr,grumpy
Alternate tires or wheels for a Tricross

I have a base model Tricross and was thinking about using it for group rides. At first, the guy at the shop wanted me to switch out tires for some 28s that run about 100psi. then he found out that I...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 07-12-16, 02:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 166
Posted By mr,grumpy
How about a early 90s Lotus 2000p

My buddy has one of these in 7-8/10 condition. Smaller, like a 54/56. What do you figure this is worth in greater Boston?
Forum: Commuting 07-09-16, 06:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,629
Posted By mr,grumpy
Hello. Sadly I know noting about ladies hair-care...

Hello. Sadly I know noting about ladies hair-care and am a piss-poor bicycle commuter but I grew up just a the other end of Lynn Beach. Howdy!

If memory serves me correctly there are some...
Forum: Northeast 01-25-16, 05:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 526
Posted By mr,grumpy
Free to good Home BOSTON Peugeot UO-8

Frame and fork and whatever is attached to it. Must PU in Newburyport PM or email for details
Forum: Recreational & Family 06-09-15, 06:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,356
Posted By mr,grumpy
I don't think I EVER heard of any one HIGH siding...

I don't think I EVER heard of any one HIGH siding a pedal bike before. Hope he's Ok!
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-08-15, 08:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 392
Posted By mr,grumpy
Cheep-o Handlebar Bag

I have a generic handle bar bag, th kind that velcros in place. I originally wanted to mount it to my Tricross but my cross-brake levers get in the way. Ditto the turkey legs on my Raleigh Marathon....
Forum: Northeast 05-15-15, 11:14 PM
Replies: 5,478
Views: 547,546
Posted By mr,grumpy
I think that it speaks to your character that...

I think that it speaks to your character that your first thought wasn't to be indignant the he cut you off but or to take it as an affront against you, but instead you tried to express to him the...
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