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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-16-16, 01:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 234
Posted By Ronno6
I typically weigh 250# I ride 23c Continental...

I typically weigh 250#
I ride 23c Continental tires on my road bike pumped to 120psi (used to use 140#) with no problem.
My touring bikes have 32c Panaracers which I pump to 90psi, again with no...
Forum: Foo 07-14-16, 10:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 444
Posted By Ronno6
Sometimes the realtor presenting the offer states...

Sometimes the realtor presenting the offer states that the potential buyers are anticipating a counter offer. If that is the case, you may want to counter.
If not, as NYMXer said, presenting a...
Forum: Foo 07-14-16, 10:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 234
Posted By Ronno6
In the word of Rocky Balboa, "Absolutely." ...

In the word of Rocky Balboa, "Absolutely."

Banks are money handlers.
That is what they do.
It is inconceivable to me that they should charge anyone for depositing funds into their bank by any...
Forum: Foo 07-13-16, 05:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 444
Posted By Ronno6
Mine was on the market for 19 months before we...

Mine was on the market for 19 months before we got an offer.
Took almost 3 agonizing months to close.
But now it's done!
I can only offer you a hearty GOOD LUCK !!
Forum: Foo 07-13-16, 05:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 234
Posted By Ronno6
My response to that line of illogic is: You're...

My response to that line of illogic is: You're gonna have to pay your employee to do something....or nothing.
Do you want my $$$$ in your bank....or not?
Forum: Foo 07-13-16, 02:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 234
Posted By Ronno6
Silly Bank

OK.
Sold the house.
Had the funds wired onto my bank account.
The bank charged me $20.00 for an incoming wire fee.

Ummmmmmmmmmmmmm..........................WHAT ???

They are charging me to...
Forum: Foo 07-12-16, 07:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 918
Posted By Ronno6
Well, it's FINALLY over......done......SOLD !! ...

Well, it's FINALLY over......done......SOLD !!
After 2 missed closing dates and 2 extensions, we own only 1 house!

After sitting on the appraisal for a month, the initial lender didn't like the...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-30-16, 06:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 324
Posted By Ronno6
You may stumble upon someone with some NOS...

You may stumble upon someone with some NOS Uniglide hubs available, but your last resort is your best bet....
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-28-16, 07:01 PM
Replies: 35,987
Views: 3,686,488
Posted By Ronno6
Hey, mtnbke, here you go: 72 cm Cannondale...

Hey, mtnbke, here you go:
72 cm Cannondale Touring Bicycle Tall Frame | eBay (http://www.ebay.com/itm/201611082229?euid=2adaf23e71464b5e9ffce0858f80458d&bu=43196353763&cp=1&sojTags=bu=bu)
Forum: Foo 06-11-16, 06:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 552
Posted By Ronno6
I'm not sure if Fiskars themselves have a...

I'm not sure if Fiskars themselves have a lifetime warranty.
The Snap Cut loppers do, and the 60' garden hose does.
The new loppers had more than a 15 minute warranty....which is about as long as...
Forum: Foo 06-09-16, 12:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 552
Posted By Ronno6
Made in U.S.A.

I recently broke a wooden handle on a pair of branch loppers made by Snap Cut.
"Made in U.S.A." was proudly stamped on one of the cutter blades.
These loppers had lasted for 30+ years and served us...
Forum: Southeast 06-06-16, 07:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By Ronno6
I don't have an opinion on the Scott 950. As...

I don't have an opinion on the Scott 950.

As far as off road trails are concerned, the nearest one I know is Santos Trail near Ocala.
Santos Trailhead (http://omba.org/santos-trailhead.html)

A...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-05-16, 08:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 326
Posted By Ronno6
If the bike is brand new, it could just be the...

If the bike is brand new, it could just be the sound of the chain moving over the teeth of the chainrings and sprockets.
Make sure the chain is properly lubricated.
Otherwise, it sounds like the...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-01-16, 01:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 866
Posted By Ronno6
No gators as of yet, but several rather large...

No gators as of yet, but several rather large rattlesnakes, both here in South Mississippi and back in Florida.
I used to ride Flatwoods Park north and east of Tampa, a 7 mile flat circuit.
I came...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-26-16, 06:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 418
Posted By Ronno6
Looks to be an '80's Cannondale. They utilized...

Looks to be an '80's Cannondale.
They utilized oversized aluminum tubes in order to achieve their early legendary stiffness.
The indentations were necessary to clear the inner chainrings.
Are...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-19-16, 07:51 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,898
Posted By Ronno6
Or shave your legs.

Or shave your legs.
Forum: Foo 05-19-16, 11:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 918
Posted By Ronno6
Well, perhaps I misspoke then. It is the...

Well, perhaps I misspoke then.
It is the buyers' right to inspect.
Insurance requires a 4 point inspection (roof,HVAC,plumbing and electrical.)
There is also a wind report as the house is in a...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-18-16, 04:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,118
Posted By Ronno6
I don't recall anyone asking nor the OP stating...

I don't recall anyone asking nor the OP stating if the FD shifted to the large chainring prior to the parts swap........................
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-17-16, 12:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,118
Posted By Ronno6
Maybe you need to write a song with this as the...

Maybe you need to write a song with this as the refrain verse........................
with a catchy enough tune it might get stuck in his head and sink in.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-17-16, 09:50 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,118
Posted By Ronno6
A pic of the cable attachment to the FD may be...

A pic of the cable attachment to the FD may be helpful.
There may be a tab alongside the cable fixing bolt.
If there is, make certain that the shift cable is routed over this tab;
that is to say,...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-16-16, 02:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,118
Posted By Ronno6
Would that not exacerbate the problem by moving...

Would that not exacerbate the problem by moving the chainrings farther out yet?
Forum: Foo 05-12-16, 06:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 918
Posted By Ronno6
We are awaiting the punch list from lender and/or...

We are awaiting the punch list from lender and/or insurer. I don't forsee any of the deficiencies as being terribly expensive.
I am just more concerned by the inaccuracies of the report, though I do...
Forum: Foo 05-10-16, 04:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 918
Posted By Ronno6
It is pretty much being sold "as is," with my...

It is pretty much being sold "as is," with my liability for repairs capped at $500.00. Don't think we'll hit that...
I actually had the house inspected about 2 years ago by an inspector in training....
Forum: Foo 05-10-16, 06:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 918
Posted By Ronno6
Quite the majority of his report is accurate. ...

Quite the majority of his report is accurate.
Almost all the pictures are of our house.
We are not going to jump thru any hoops nor rustle the bushes til we get a punch list from lender, insurer,...
Forum: Foo 05-09-16, 05:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 918
Posted By Ronno6
Thanks for the reminder.....ANOTHER obvious...

Thanks for the reminder.....ANOTHER obvious goof...he listed our electric service as overhead, when it is underground!
And the hits just keep right on coming........
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