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Forum: Commuting 03-31-16, 04:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 890
Posted By doublegg66
512732Right next to my toolbox,I'm sure my vaya...

512732Right next to my toolbox,I'm sure my vaya misses me........been on the fatty since Oct.
Forum: Touring 03-13-16, 08:33 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 12,320
Posted By doublegg66
509347Mountain hardware drifter 2,sadly...

509347Mountain hardware drifter 2,sadly discontinued,awesome size and weight for travel.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 02-26-16, 05:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,444
Posted By doublegg66
Funny! Ya I ride most of the winter(it's cold...

Funny! Ya I ride most of the winter(it's cold here) and snot rockets keep the cars at a safe distance!
Forum: Living Car Free 02-02-16, 09:17 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,963
Posted By doublegg66
I agree to a point,use the car less,and if I was...

I agree to a point,use the car less,and if I was in a place where it was feasible,i would most definitely cycle all the time.But I also depend on cars for my living(auto tech) and vehicles have...
Forum: Winter Cycling 01-12-16, 07:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,500
Posted By doublegg66
498075Taken after I put the studs on last month-A...

498075Taken after I put the studs on last month-A week before the snow hit-now it's an icy mess here.
Forum: Commuting 10-27-15, 06:08 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 11,173
Posted By doublegg66
Automotive Technician here,since 1993,ride all...

Automotive Technician here,since 1993,ride all year and have private parking next to my toolbox,and yes I have been the weird guy in every shop I've wrenched in!
Forum: Commuting 10-17-15, 10:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,925
Posted By doublegg66
and I also carry open when riding in this part of...

and I also carry open when riding in this part of the country-not just for dogs-have seen critters that put me lower on the food chain-but dogs can be scared off-even trained ones.
Forum: Commuting 10-17-15, 10:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,925
Posted By doublegg66
Sad,but only the rider knows what the motivation...

Sad,but only the rider knows what the motivation was.
Forum: Living Car Free 07-14-15, 06:23 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,180
Posted By doublegg66
I work three miles from home,takes from 10-15...

I work three miles from home,takes from 10-15 minutes to bike in,and some evenings I race my driving co-workers downtown for a beer-always waiting on those slow car guys!
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-03-15, 06:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 599
Posted By doublegg66
Very nice,I live in western Nebraska(Chadron) and...

Very nice,I live in western Nebraska(Chadron) and alot of my short tours are done in the black hills-nice to see others enjoy the sights as well.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-21-15, 02:43 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 15,312
Posted By doublegg66
13 salsa vaya-so far it has been a great ride.

13 salsa vaya-so far it has been a great ride.
Forum: Living Car Free 05-16-15, 11:18 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 3,374
Posted By doublegg66
As with anything built by Man,It will fail and is...

As with anything built by Man,It will fail and is prone to error.
Forum: Foo 11-15-14, 09:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 774
Posted By doublegg66
It is really okay and in human nature to question...

It is really okay and in human nature to question the future,and prepare for the worst-define the worst and the preparation it may entail?-yes we keep this and that around "just in case"
Forum: Road Cycling 10-30-14, 01:33 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,095
Posted By doublegg66
Kind of a road bike,but it is red!

Kind of a road bike,but it is red!
Forum: Commuting 10-04-14, 06:00 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 32,758
Posted By doublegg66
my new salsa vaya is steel,many companies produce...

my new salsa vaya is steel,many companies produce steel frames............even today.
Forum: Commuting 10-04-14, 06:24 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 32,758
Posted By doublegg66
A well used 90 something diamondback ascent...

A well used 90 something diamondback ascent ex-makes a good trail bike
Forum: Commuting 07-23-14, 08:58 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,989
Posted By doublegg66
What's a bike lane?(no we really don't have...

What's a bike lane?(no we really don't have anything close to those)
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-22-14, 06:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 904
Posted By doublegg66
plastic rod, and spray soapy water in between the...

plastic rod, and spray soapy water in between the bar and grip,twist and pull,should work.
Forum: Touring 05-10-14, 05:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,956
Posted By doublegg66
unloaded and riding to work,I find my Vaya almost...

unloaded and riding to work,I find my Vaya almost lively and quick on acceleration,this is my one bike that does all I need it to do-and I got the 2013 model because the red/tan colors are really...
Forum: Touring 05-09-14, 08:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,956
Posted By doublegg66
bought the 2013 model last November-after looking...

bought the 2013 model last November-after looking and trying a lot of others,can say now after I have almost 500 miles on it,I love it,was worried the granny was'nt low enough,but I only carry 30lbs...
Forum: Touring 05-02-14, 10:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 11,677
Posted By doublegg66
all three are fine rides-and I test rode all...

all three are fine rides-and I test rode all three and went with a Salsa vaya 3-and changed the small ring to a 26,so far so good.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 04-09-14, 08:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,437
Posted By doublegg66
too lazy to walk the three miles to work, and too...

too lazy to walk the three miles to work, and too bull headed to buy fuel to drive to the hills for camping-between 10-50 miles-but mostly I just like to ride!
Forum: Foo 04-01-14, 06:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 551
Posted By doublegg66
a small evap leak or a large leak?-large is a...

a small evap leak or a large leak?-large is a loose fuel cap or broken line/hose.a small leak needs a smoke type machine to locate-and a skilled tech-go to a repair shop.
Forum: Commuting 03-19-14, 09:30 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,981
Posted By doublegg66
I've been an auto tech since '92-lots of walking...

I've been an auto tech since '92-lots of walking ,pushing, pulling, lifting, and a form of yoga to get under the dashboards of most cars nowadays.
Forum: Foo 03-15-14, 07:55 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 5,855
Posted By doublegg66
I did-20 years ago-my two mile time was a steady...

I did-20 years ago-my two mile time was a steady 9.50-of course now,out of the military and don't have to run-no I can't
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