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Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-27-16, 08:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,431
Posted By jimblairo
[QUOTE=jgscisum;18872194]This thread is about my...

[QUOTE=jgscisum;18872194]This thread is about my sister. What say everyone else about this situation??


I'm 75 and I stopped riding in pace lines 10 years ago. Maybe older guys don't ride as...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-22-16, 09:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,104
Posted By jimblairo
I bought these waterproof bags from Carousel...

I bought these waterproof bags from Carousel Designs over 10years ago. The tired looking one lasted me 8 years.522986
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 10-29-15, 01:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,851
Posted By jimblairo
Insurer Blames Elite Cyclist for His Own Death

Ouch! Sad, very sad.

B.C.?s public auto insurer blames ?careless? cyclist for his own death in crash with alleged drunk driver | National Post...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-10-15, 09:46 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,692
Posted By jimblairo
[QUOTE=sced;18152241]Pointless to spend a lot....

[QUOTE=sced;18152241]Pointless to spend a lot. Check out the current thread on the $2k 15lb Chinese bike.

The cheap resins used in the Chinese bike can burst into flames under the right...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-08-15, 07:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 762
Posted By jimblairo
Some Aerotech Design bibs have a fairly large...

Some Aerotech Design bibs have a fairly large mesh pocket.
Forum: Mountain Biking 09-07-15, 07:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 617
Posted By jimblairo
An XTR group is around $1800 new. The other...

An XTR group is around $1800 new. The other components such as seat, seat post, headset, stem, bars and grips, pedals, add 500$. The fork is high end and worth up to 1000$ new. The wheel set around...
Forum: Touring 09-05-15, 08:23 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,637
Posted By jimblairo
The reason for not using a carbon frame is simple...

The reason for not using a carbon frame is simple and that is b/c panniers and other gear will rub on the frame and wear away the clear coat.
Forum: Mountain Biking 09-05-15, 08:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 617
Posted By jimblairo
It is a Litespeed Pisgah. Very high end. Probably...

It is a Litespeed Pisgah. Very high end. Probably at least 6k new.
Check out their web site.
Forum: Foo 08-08-15, 08:44 PM
Replies: 7,685
Views: 1,098,678
Posted By jimblairo
470027

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Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-20-15, 08:40 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,286
Posted By jimblairo
Why not at least stop and do it to the...

Why not at least stop and do it to the side?[/QUOTE]

I always send snot rockets and spit to my right side where other riders should not be. Over the years I've nailed a couple of people who made...
Forum: Foo 05-19-15, 09:48 PM
Replies: 7,685
Views: 1,098,678
Posted By jimblairo
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Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-17-15, 04:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 317
Posted By jimblairo
The Backward Brain Bicycle

Fascinating!

https://www.youtube.com/embed/MFzDaBzBlL0
Forum: Road Cycling 05-06-15, 04:34 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 6,588
Posted By jimblairo
This is a good example of "offer you can't...

This is a good example of "offer you can't refuse". The bike builder, Genesis, is a "steel brand". Sort of like Surly or Gunnar. So, the team will ride steel bikes.[/QUOTE]


The article states...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-06-15, 12:19 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 6,588
Posted By jimblairo
Interesting two part article on steel making it...

Interesting two part article on steel making it back into professional cycling.

The Genesis of Steel ? Part One | Rouleur | Journal...
Forum: Foo 05-06-15, 09:01 AM
Replies: 7,685
Views: 1,098,678
Posted By jimblairo
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Forum: Foo 04-26-15, 09:41 PM
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Views: 1,098,678
Posted By jimblairo
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Forum: Mountain Biking 04-18-15, 05:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 378
Posted By jimblairo
Carbon Fork for 26 MTB

I have a 2006 Litespeed Pisgah 26 which I built up with a Fox RL 80 fork. The past few years I've ridden the bike mostly on paved paths and I would like to replace the Fox fork with a carbon fork. I...
Forum: Living Car Free 03-20-15, 04:40 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 8,743
Posted By jimblairo
I live in Montreal which has excellent public...

I live in Montreal which has excellent public transportation. I had cancer 3 times and took up walking and cycling to maintain my health. The money I save by not owning a car pays for a great 3 week...
Forum: Foo 02-25-15, 11:10 PM
Replies: 7,685
Views: 1,098,678
Posted By jimblairo
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Forum: Foo 02-24-15, 10:17 PM
Replies: 7,685
Views: 1,098,678
Posted By jimblairo
Anybody know what racing track he is on?

Anybody know what racing track he is on?
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 02-22-15, 01:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,107
Posted By jimblairo
The Madison final had me on the edge of my seat....

The Madison final had me on the edge of my seat. Awesome race!
Forum: Touring 02-22-15, 01:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 767
Posted By jimblairo
Lots of trip journals here ...

Lots of trip journals here https://www.crazyguyonabike.com/doc/locales/?locale_id=1801226&doctype=journal

I can tell you that you will get all the hills you can ever wish for.
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 02-22-15, 01:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,107
Posted By jimblairo
In the woman's Kerin final the Australian woman...

In the woman's Kerin final the Australian woman had a rear tire go down and the race was stopped. The mechanic changed the rear wheel and then she was disqualified. What was the ruling?
Forum: Southern California 02-20-15, 04:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,824
Posted By jimblairo
Sometimes the State has to protect people from...

Sometimes the State has to protect people from themselves. I live in a social democracy and we get lots of that.
Forum: Touring 02-17-15, 04:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,149
Posted By jimblairo
From The Adventure Cycling site. Just a...

From The Adventure Cycling site.

Just a quick note, when I talk about light touring, or randonneur bikes, the characteristics I'm referring to place us somewhere between road bike geometry and...
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