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Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-25-16, 09:21 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,576
Posted By cyclist2000
I use the LBS when I don't have a tool for the...

I use the LBS when I don't have a tool for the job and its an expensive tool that I may use just once, such as facing the bottom bracket. I do most of the repairs on my bikes. I also don't try...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-21-16, 05:31 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,731
Posted By cyclist2000
This year it has my longest ride has been 30...

This year it has my longest ride has been 30 miles and was ridden without stopping, water and food breaks are taken on the bike while coasting or slower pedaling.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-12-16, 08:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 798
Posted By cyclist2000
I have a few different ones but I prefer the...

I have a few different ones but I prefer the Topeak Alien II. only thing missing is a pair of pliers.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-28-16, 07:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,001
Posted By cyclist2000
I had blood in my urine and it was a kidney stone

I had blood in my urine and it was a kidney stone
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-25-16, 06:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 730
Posted By cyclist2000
Good Ride, keep it up. More distance will come...

Good Ride, keep it up. More distance will come with more riding and there is a normal break-in time on your butt. A long time ago, my first 20 mile ride of the year would produce such pain that I...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-24-16, 06:40 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,697
Posted By cyclist2000
mine is a frame bag, just got it this spring, no...

mine is a frame bag, just got it this spring, no racks on the bike unless I go shopping and it holds a lot.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-18-16, 08:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 363
Posted By cyclist2000
why not see if the LBS has used bikes for sale....

why not see if the LBS has used bikes for sale. Many of them do. At least they may have an idea on what kind of bike you feel most comfortable on and what fits your needs. and will be able to size...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-18-16, 12:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 817
Posted By cyclist2000
who says specific pedals can only be used on...

who says specific pedals can only be used on mountain bikes?

it's my bike, I equip it the way I want. I tour so I would like to walk off the bike without constantly changing shoes.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-12-16, 09:41 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,648
Posted By cyclist2000
mine is 20 miles. I used to find excuses not to...

mine is 20 miles. I used to find excuses not to finish my average ride ~20 miles, then I made my personal rule that if I ride, I'm doing at least 20 miles. this doesnt apply if I'm doing a errand run.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-05-16, 07:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 340
Posted By cyclist2000
I don't have any experience with suspension seat...

I don't have any experience with suspension seat posts, but I would start by measuring the distance from the seat bracket to the top of the seat tube. make sure that you have at least that much...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-04-16, 08:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 288
Posted By cyclist2000
Normally that's a kid's sized bike

Normally that's a kid's sized bike
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-04-16, 08:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 609
Posted By cyclist2000
Have you been fitted yet? My pains mostly...

Have you been fitted yet?

My pains mostly depend on my fitness, it is more muscle cramps and sores.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-04-16, 08:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 340
Posted By cyclist2000
you dont need to spend $100 on a seat post there...

you dont need to spend $100 on a seat post there are plenty that are much cheaper. How long is your old seat post? if it fits good then get the same length.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-07-16, 10:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,510
Posted By cyclist2000
First thing to do is figure out what size bike...

First thing to do is figure out what size bike fits you so you can eliminate ill fitting bikes from your search. have you gone to your LBS to see if they have any used bikes?
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-07-16, 09:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,256
Posted By cyclist2000
many older bikes had chromed frames that were...

many older bikes had chromed frames that were painted over. I was told that I should not strip the paint to have a chrome frame because the chrome under the painted areas have not been finished (not...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-06-16, 06:49 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,478
Posted By cyclist2000
I build my own wheels so I don't have reflectors...

I build my own wheels so I don't have reflectors on them. but if you are worried about balance put one on the there side.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-05-16, 01:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 593
Posted By cyclist2000
I hadn't heard of that one before, it sounds fun....

I hadn't heard of that one before, it sounds fun. How many riders are normally on the CANDISC ride?
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-04-16, 07:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,038
Posted By cyclist2000
its your knoggin, wear what you feel comfortable...

its your knoggin, wear what you feel comfortable wearing and ride.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-04-16, 07:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,683
Posted By cyclist2000
Some bike shops sell used bikes, this might be a...

Some bike shops sell used bikes, this might be a better option for you. and closer to your price range and they can do a quick fit to see if it is the right size.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-04-16, 01:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 593
Posted By cyclist2000
Since you are in Lincoln, NE you may want to look...

Since you are in Lincoln, NE you may want to look into the BRAN ride. It's a little more distance than BRAN or GOBA. But for a week long ride it is a nice ride.

I live in Nebraska but my touring...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 04-28-16, 02:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,854
Posted By cyclist2000
I agree with Darth Lefty, I have a bike that is...

I agree with Darth Lefty, I have a bike that is similar but different. It is a 2001 Road Warrior 1000. The difference is that the Silk Adventure has a bit more upright seating and overall lower...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 04-28-16, 01:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,606
Posted By cyclist2000
I like the Gore Oxygen Gloves and these even come...

I like the Gore Oxygen Gloves and these even come in xxxl
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 04-28-16, 07:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,182
Posted By cyclist2000
Have you looked at Peter White Cycles? He has...

Have you looked at Peter White Cycles? He has some TA Alize chainrings in a 130 OBD and the site says that it will work with 8-9-10 speed Ultegra. and he shows that he has rings in the 53/39 size.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 04-27-16, 02:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,458
Posted By cyclist2000
Maybe not. I weighed 245 and did some fully...

Maybe not. I weighed 245 and did some fully loaded touring with 36 spoke wheels and they are still going strong.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 04-27-16, 02:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 947
Posted By cyclist2000
I think some of the tank like feel has to do with...

I think some of the tank like feel has to do with the wheelbase on the touring bikes, if you look at touring bikes there is a large gap between the rear tire and the seat tube and also the head tube...
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