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Forum: Southeast 07-27-11, 06:03 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 15,978
Posted By oldfool
Bayou Blue here. I ride for utility, solo and...

Bayou Blue here. I ride for utility, solo and slow. The rain has sort of put a crimp in it
Forum: Utility Cycling 01-14-10, 10:50 AM
Replies: 506
Views: 195,630
Posted By oldfool
It has been so cold here that this old southern...

It has been so cold here that this old southern wimp just has not been able to wrap my hand around a wrench. :( I did get in a few hours however and this up date bears the result. ...
Forum: Utility Cycling 01-03-10, 07:11 AM
Replies: 506
Views: 195,630
Posted By oldfool
It's a Sunlite Double by Pyramid that I bought...

It's a Sunlite Double by Pyramid that I bought from Amazon.com. It's some kind of alloy and looks heavy but it's not. It hangs down kind of low and scrapes in even a moderate turn. Raising the bottom...
Forum: Utility Cycling 01-02-10, 07:29 PM
Replies: 506
Views: 195,630
Posted By oldfool
Here is an update on the long bike. The first...

Here is an update on the long bike. The first store run was a test with only a front basket and a single rear rack just to see how it would work out. It was good so I gave everything a good once...
Forum: Utility Cycling 12-22-09, 06:28 PM
Replies: 506
Views: 195,630
Posted By oldfool
Ladies frames are the only thing I build or ride...

Ladies frames are the only thing I build or ride now. We called them girls bikes when I was a kid and since there were no small bikes in them days all small kids learned to ride on one. I find that...
Forum: Utility Cycling 12-15-09, 11:42 AM
Replies: 506
Views: 195,630
Posted By oldfool
This is my latest endeavor. I've reached the top...

This is my latest endeavor. I've reached the top load capacity of my 1975 Schwinn and need to pack more stuff so I have built this. The bike is pretty well finished except for some details. The...
Forum: Blogger's Forum 04-19-09, 07:12 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,079
Posted By oldfool
Bike chic I fully intended to reproduce my...

Bike chic

I fully intended to reproduce my latest post here but I just can't. I'm too tired. I wanted it here because this time it is bicycles mostly.

If you want to see it go to...
Forum: Blogger's Forum 04-07-09, 05:31 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,079
Posted By oldfool
Pedal Powered Airships and Chocolate. For...

Pedal Powered Airships and Chocolate.

For you steampunk fans, Victorians, pedal power obsessives and airship freaks this is for you.
These Callier chocolate commercials are Jules Vernian in...
Forum: Utility Cycling 03-20-09, 08:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 610
Posted By oldfool
I did have a happy birthday and I hope your 55th...

I did have a happy birthday and I hope your 55th went well.:thumb: I spent my double nickel in a rocky graveyard in the desert with a lot of tears all around. :(

Do you really juggle as in throw...
Forum: Utility Cycling 03-20-09, 08:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 610
Posted By oldfool
Not to fear the dogs and cats got their food...

Not to fear the dogs and cats got their food yesterday afternoon. I retraced my path and picked up 35 pounds of animal feed, library books and yeast for my bread making.
They never said thanks or...
Forum: Blogger's Forum 03-18-09, 08:57 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,079
Posted By oldfool
Last Day Of Winter. ...

Last Day Of Winter.
http://i299.photobucket.com/albums/mm311/Oldfoolphotos/100_0197.jpg
Signs of Spring at Sears. Soon there will be sounds of spring as fat, underexercised people will be riding...
Forum: Utility Cycling 03-18-09, 07:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 610
Posted By oldfool
Haulin' Bricks

I never thought I would be hauling bricks on a bike but whilst out and about today on this the last day of winter I found this pile of a dozen bricks that had been put out for trash. I had to have...
Forum: Utility Cycling 03-11-09, 06:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 666
Posted By oldfool
Zambikes/Aciffa - The Bikes ...

Zambikes/Aciffa - The Bikes

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H1P7tCsdHok
Forum: Blogger's Forum 03-05-09, 06:54 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,079
Posted By oldfool
Geezer on a bike.:rolleyes: Today being my...

Geezer on a bike.:rolleyes:

Today being my 70th birthday I thought I 'd say a few words about riding a bicycle at 70 years old at 42 pounds overweight. :eek:

I am fortunate that I can do...
Forum: Alt Bike Culture 03-03-09, 09:06 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,302
Posted By oldfool
You might try googling "chainsaw engines on...

You might try googling "chainsaw engines on bicycles". I have in the past found tons of information on the subject there.
I haven't done this but here are some things I found out when researching...
Forum: Blogger's Forum 01-23-09, 05:02 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,079
Posted By oldfool
I am working on a new post for this blog but in...

I am working on a new post for this blog but in the meantime I have posted several to

www.oldfool.org

:o :)
Forum: Blogger's Forum 01-14-09, 11:41 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,079
Posted By oldfool
January 14, 2009 Wednesday morning It's...

January 14, 2009 Wednesday morning

It's amazing what you see when you get out of your car and travel by bicycle or walk. These dog prints went halfway across the street in a nearby neighborhood...
Forum: Living Car Free 01-13-09, 07:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,114
Posted By oldfool
If I could have only one cook pot it would be my...

If I could have only one cook pot it would be my 4 quart pressure cooker. It makes the beans with ham bone, the brown rice, steams the vegetables and I even cook my sourdough bread in it...
Forum: Blogger's Forum 01-11-09, 06:21 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,079
Posted By oldfool
http://i299.photobucket.com/albums/mm311/Oldfoolph...

http://i299.photobucket.com/albums/mm311/Oldfoolphotos/BikeRide/hwy1820109.jpg

After a couple of weeks of unsuitable weather and holiday magic I'm back on the bike again at least for today Here's...
Forum: Blogger's Forum 12-28-08, 06:26 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,079
Posted By oldfool
December 28, 2008 For those who may be...

December 28, 2008

For those who may be interested I have a new post at my website www.oldfool.org called
"Old Fools Journal: Whirling Blades of Death"
The title is far more dramatic than the...
Forum: Living Car Free 12-28-08, 11:59 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,667
Posted By oldfool
December 28,2008 Reading these post has brought...

December 28,2008
Reading these post has brought back some memories of the electric buses of Little Rock, Arkansas in the early '50's. My grandfather was a conductor on the street cars there and I...
Forum: Living Car Free 12-28-08, 11:00 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,667
Posted By oldfool
I rode this system several times between the...

I rode this system several times between the border crossing and the train station in the late '80's and it was excellent. It was automated as I recall and it was clean, silent and efficient. I was...
Forum: Alt Bike Culture 12-27-08, 09:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,491
Posted By oldfool
This was my project for the winter of '02-'03. ...

This was my project for the winter of '02-'03. The one me riding at the Abita Springs Bike Festival in '03 was the proof of concept bike and the other is the finished product. It rode really well....
Forum: Utility Cycling 12-12-08, 08:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,545
Posted By oldfool
You are right about the rack it's homemade from...

You are right about the rack it's homemade from an old bike frame and a used up skateboard. I had drilled a series of holes along the edge to hook bungees and I fed the zip ties through those.
...
Forum: Utility Cycling 12-11-08, 09:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,545
Posted By oldfool
I used these buckets obtained at Family Dollar a...

I used these buckets obtained at Family Dollar a year or so ago. Less than $10.00 for the pair and I attached them with industrial grade zip ties. I have carried up to about 50 pounds in them with...
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