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Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 03-08-16, 04:45 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By mobilemail
My experience: Buy a $30 saddle. Curse. ...

My experience:
Buy a $30 saddle.
Curse.
Buy a $50 saddle.
Curse.
Buy a $70 saddle.
Curse.
Buy a recumbent.
All good. :-)
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 02-20-16, 07:10 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,583
Posted By mobilemail
I think I must have been the last of the breed. I...

I think I must have been the last of the breed. I got started by actually responding to the ad, I never knew anyone else doing it. Several of my customers (mostly older folks) said they had sold Grit...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-19-16, 07:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 904
Posted By mobilemail
What better bedding for a fine steed?

What better bedding for a fine steed?
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 02-19-16, 07:26 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,583
Posted By mobilemail
That's the one! My home town. I believe they...

That's the one! My home town. I believe they claim to be one of the oldest papers in the country in continuous circulation, and academics reportedly love to use their archives. David Herlehy (sp)...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 02-18-16, 06:00 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,583
Posted By mobilemail
I was a media logistics specialist, er, paperboy...

I was a media logistics specialist, er, paperboy for the Alton Evening Telegraph for a couple years. It was a fairly small route, I walked it and put papers in/at the doors. Customers loved me!
...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-18-16, 03:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 904
Posted By mobilemail
D'oh!! I'm busted....

D'oh!! I'm busted....
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-10-16, 04:20 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,166
Posted By mobilemail
More experienced folks can chime in on whether...

More experienced folks can chime in on whether the following assertion is valid or BS. I read somewhere that Schwinn was the only company that used Columbus Tenax tubing, and it was suggested that...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-06-16, 10:01 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,166
Posted By mobilemail
I'm not sure what you consider driving distance,...

I'm not sure what you consider driving distance, but Schwinn Voyageur (http://stlouis.craigslist.org/bik/5432958786.html)

Loose screws has some 27x1-3/8 tires...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-21-16, 05:38 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,166
Posted By mobilemail
I'm planning to sell my 21" Voyageur when it...

I'm planning to sell my 21" Voyageur when it warms up a little. It has fenders and front racks not shown in these pictures. I think it would be a pain in the chain to try to ship it with racks and...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-12-16, 07:13 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 26,450
Posted By mobilemail
Not your size, but here is my 1996 M400. ...

Not your size, but here is my 1996 M400.

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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-24-15, 08:41 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,843
Posted By mobilemail
And they are cute too, like tiny little...

And they are cute too, like tiny little roller-cams. :-)
Forum: Road Cycling 12-24-15, 05:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,160
Posted By mobilemail
I only rode about 1000 miles, but that's about...

I only rode about 1000 miles, but that's about typical for me in the last few years, given work and other home matters. But overall it was a good year. My rides included three recreational group...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-24-15, 05:34 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,782
Posted By mobilemail
I lost count overall, so I'm N+/-???? Sold -...

I lost count overall, so I'm N+/-????

Sold -
Cannondale road bike
Novara Express XX hybrid
Bradley Road
Infinity recumbent
ICE Q trike
Schwinn Voyageur Currently for sale Schwinn Voyageur...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-23-15, 02:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 725
Posted By mobilemail
Didn't the original black lightning have gold...

Didn't the original black lightning have gold suntour components?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-23-15, 02:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 389
Posted By mobilemail
Call me a skeptic, but the only part of that ad I...

Call me a skeptic, but the only part of that ad I believe is "$75"
Forum: Jokes & Humor 12-17-15, 05:08 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,018
Posted By mobilemail
When you look over your shoulder before a lateral...

When you look over your shoulder before a lateral move...walking on the sidewalk.
Forum: Introductions 12-13-15, 06:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 405
Posted By mobilemail
If they do the annual bike show and swap meet at...

If they do the annual bike show and swap meet at the Collinsville IL conference center again in January, make sure you attend. All the parts you forgot even existed will be there!!! (You can bargain...
Forum: Jokes & Humor 12-12-15, 04:27 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,018
Posted By mobilemail
All your underwear feature a padded insert in the...

All your underwear feature a padded insert in the crotch....differentiating from non-cyclists with simple vanity issues...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 12-11-15, 08:09 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,072
Posted By mobilemail
I ride a recumbent. I can tell you guys want to...

I ride a recumbent. I can tell you guys want to insult me already. :-)

Obviously, I don't care. :-) :-)
Forum: Touring 12-10-15, 03:32 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,940
Posted By mobilemail
It may be worth trading the gun weight for good...

It may be worth trading the gun weight for good locks. I have read many more reports of bike and gear theft than accounts of mortal danger. But I would avoid East St. Louis...
Forum: Recumbent 12-05-15, 05:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,332
Posted By mobilemail
I have used a ceiling hoist in the past when...

I have used a ceiling hoist in the past when working on my 'bents. Just make sure your support is solidly attached to studs, or a minor tragedy could occur. I usually lift the rear just far enough to...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-04-15, 07:47 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,318
Posted By mobilemail
The name of the shop I will never open... ...

The name of the shop I will never open...

Life Behind Bars
Forum: Recumbent 12-04-15, 02:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,332
Posted By mobilemail
I recently found a Deore crankset for my Burley...

I recently found a Deore crankset for my Burley for something like $60, from JensonUSA, I think. It is 22/32/42 or thereabouts, so your dad may appreciate the gearing. As for shifters, I'm not a...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-26-15, 06:02 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,728
Posted By mobilemail
Let's face it, the handlebar position has nothing...

Let's face it, the handlebar position has nothing to do with fitness, just comfort and aerodynamics. And if you aren't comfortable, you won't ride. So ride whatever you are comfortable on, and don't...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-24-15, 07:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 416
Posted By mobilemail
Dang, that's a pretty bike. And my size. :I'm...

Dang, that's a pretty bike. And my size. :I'm not looking: :I'm not looking:
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