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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 03-05-16, 02:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,559
Posted By Boone608
My spokes is brokes

I've been breaking spokes on the rear wheel. I decided to see if the wheel was worth re-spoking or just new wheel. So what I've tried to test is to see if the rim is even straight. So I loosened...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-06-15, 07:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 273
Posted By Boone608
Could I have made the improper tension when...

Could I have made the improper tension when replacing the first broken spoke and truing the tire? The first broken spoked cause a pretty decent wobble to the whole tire. I trued it well but don't...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-06-15, 03:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 273
Posted By Boone608
Broken Spoke starts the dominoes to fall...

It seems I need some clarity. I've had a broken spoke on a rear tire and changed it out. It seems that whenever one spoke goes it starts the dominoes falling and more spokes start to break. I get...
Forum: Electric Bikes 02-12-12, 08:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,215
Posted By Boone608
Troy Smith...sweet, thanks

Troy Smith...sweet, thanks
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 02-04-12, 08:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 224
Posted By Boone608
New fork, wrong color...

I knew it was going to be the wrong color, because it only came in black, but how much work do I need to do to strip down what is there to repaint the new fork I bought. Can I just rough up the...
Forum: Electric Bikes 01-29-12, 09:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,215
Posted By Boone608
Rear double layered bike rack

I've looked but just ain't finding any info on those bike racks that are double layered. One spot for the battery and the top layer where you put stuff and panniers.

Can anyone provide a link to...
Forum: Commuting 02-19-10, 09:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By Boone608
Please forgive me...I have broke commandment IX. ...

Please forgive me...I have broke commandment IX.


^^ - Gene, I hope you mean that as a "Thou shalt not..."
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-17-10, 01:57 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 12,213
Posted By Boone608
This is my "84" Cannondale Alpine. I remember...

This is my "84" Cannondale Alpine. I remember previous to this model Cannondale use to have a frame that extended out farther back and had a smaller 24 in. (maybe) tire to it. I remember they were...
Forum: Commuting 02-15-10, 10:48 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 14,953
Posted By Boone608
Have you thought of getting aero bars. Should be...

Have you thought of getting aero bars. Should be an easier and cheaper solution then what you're considering.
Forum: Commuting 02-11-10, 09:09 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,599
Posted By Boone608
A real bicycle trip. ...

A real bicycle trip.

http://www.vimeo.com/7198391
Forum: Commuting 02-10-10, 08:42 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 14,953
Posted By Boone608
Found it on the seat tube right below the front...

Found it on the seat tube right below the front derailer. Here's a pic.

http://www.boonetown.com/pgb/images/stories/bikeblog/bikeforums/corsa_sticker.jpg
Forum: Commuting 02-09-10, 10:41 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 14,953
Posted By Boone608
So after looking the bike over I would like to...

So after looking the bike over I would like to offer a few observations.

1. There are only two colors of paint, black and red. The white and silver colors and any lettering on the bike are...
Forum: Commuting 02-09-10, 12:46 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 14,953
Posted By Boone608
Mine just arrived. Here's some pics with it...

Mine just arrived. Here's some pics with it straight out of the box.

BTW: Clark, I had no styrofoam in my packing. It was only bubble wrap. :-)
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Forum: Commuting 02-09-10, 08:54 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 14,953
Posted By Boone608
The “rules” of building a bike are pretty loose...

The “rules” of building a bike are pretty loose for all countries, including the U.S. For a country to say the bike was “Made in (insert country here)” it has to add 60% of the value to the build of...
Forum: Commuting 02-08-10, 10:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 450
Posted By Boone608
I've done it. Left the seat bag unzipped and...

I've done it. Left the seat bag unzipped and didn't realize it while I was riding offroad in the bluffs along the Mississippi river. I remember hearing my keys jingling and then all the sudden...
Forum: Commuting 02-07-10, 02:31 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 14,953
Posted By Boone608
Corsa Pics

Here's a few close-ups taken from the Walmart site. And before anyone says anything, yes the front wheel was put on reverse (skewer is on wrong side of bike). Also, I don't think I'd last to long...
Forum: Commuting 02-07-10, 02:04 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 14,953
Posted By Boone608
Geezz, I guess your blanket statement covers my...

Geezz, I guess your blanket statement covers my blanket statement. Congrats on feeling better about yourself.


I wouldn't be to sure about that. One word "China". I'm not going to take the time...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-07-10, 07:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By Boone608
Thanks for all the input and Otis is correct. I...

Thanks for all the input and Otis is correct. I guess I didn't think it completely thru. I was looking for a easy enough modification to bring my vintage Falcon into the modern day without bringing...
Forum: Winter Cycling 02-06-10, 09:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 996
Posted By Boone608
I agree with "irclean" on using Simple Green. ...

I agree with "irclean" on using Simple Green. For the frame, dilute the simple green with water 2 to 1 and wipe it down with a nice soft cloth. I use the auto blue paper towel that you can get from...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-06-10, 07:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By Boone608
Convert a classic shoe

Any ideas on how to convert a classic shoe to work with SPD pedals? This is one thing I would like to get away from on my 84 Falcon to stop using the cages and use clipless instead.

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Forum: Road Cycling 02-06-10, 06:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,120
Posted By Boone608
Hopefully it won't get old and he won't stop...

Hopefully it won't get old and he won't stop taking it out on rides, feeding it and cleaning up after it. Oh wait this isn't a dog were talking about.

Nice shoes, lucky kid/great dad.
Forum: Commuting 02-05-10, 11:08 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 14,953
Posted By Boone608
I really wonder, if the bike was being sold at an...

I really wonder, if the bike was being sold at an LBS for the same price, how much scrutiny it would be under. I think not, for the price this would be one of the hottest selling bikes ever. I buy...
Forum: Commuting 02-05-10, 10:58 AM
Replies: 7,649
Views: 196,412
Posted By Boone608
Last week, Thursday/Friday, were the first two...

Last week, Thursday/Friday, were the first two days I drove my truck when I could have rode the bike. The temps dipped into the single digits after a warming trend and it was just to draining on me...
Forum: Commuting 02-04-10, 11:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 893
Posted By Boone608
I generally lock my bikes where ever I take them...

I generally lock my bikes where ever I take them but I can't tell you how many times I've left my bike laying in the driveway and it's hasn't disappeared yet. I really think it all depends on your...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-03-10, 10:24 PM
Replies: 5,438
Views: 912,896
Posted By Boone608
My "84" or "85" Cannodale Alpine. Cleaned up and...

My "84" or "85" Cannodale Alpine. Cleaned up and overhauled after hanging in the garage for 15 years.

http://boonetown.com/pgb/images/stories/bikeblog/canondale_sml.jpg
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