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Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-25-16, 08:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 69
Posted By TakingMyTime
My opinion is I'd take either one of them. I...

My opinion is I'd take either one of them. I have no in the seat experience with either of them. But... I like the triple front crank of the BMC. Sooner or later you're going to fall in love with...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-25-16, 08:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 32
Posted By TakingMyTime
Looks like a cross post. I answered in the other...

Looks like a cross post. I answered in the other forum.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-25-16, 08:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 42
Posted By TakingMyTime
Shimano Saints. Not really "lightweight" but a...

Shimano Saints. Not really "lightweight" but a great pedal. Search and you can find them for $58
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 07-24-16, 07:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 110
Posted By TakingMyTime
Chorus Brakes - Date?

I've also had these sitting around for at least 25 years. They didn't get much use and I'm thinking of putting them on the chopping block. Any information about desirability and value would be...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-24-16, 09:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,013
Posted By TakingMyTime
I have seen 3 riders down on the bike paths in my...

I have seen 3 riders down on the bike paths in my area (I'm talking ambulance down). I've never seen that on a public road.
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 07-23-16, 05:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 165
Posted By TakingMyTime
Ouch

Ouch
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 07-23-16, 02:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 165
Posted By TakingMyTime
Thanks everyone. The 'bay has them going for...

Thanks everyone. The 'bay has them going for anywhere between $75 - $$$ depending on condition. I did know it was a Jubilee, I just wasn't sure how desirable they were. Apparently the only...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 07-23-16, 01:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 165
Posted By TakingMyTime
Huret RD

So what do I have here?


https://www.flickr.com/gp/photos_by_eastman/Q2cGM5


I can't even remember where I got it. I do not have the mounting bolt. There is some road rash but mechanically...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-21-16, 07:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 535
Posted By TakingMyTime
We all live for those great days. Unfortunately...

We all live for those great days. Unfortunately they are usually far and in-between in my case.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-19-16, 07:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 421
Posted By TakingMyTime
Good for you! Welcome.

Good for you! Welcome.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-19-16, 07:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 873
Posted By TakingMyTime
+1 If I walked into a shop that had the L5 I...

+1
If I walked into a shop that had the L5 I wanted it would be in the back seat driving home with me. There is no way I'd spend that kind of money on a bike but... if that's your thing, go for...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-15-16, 09:12 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,908
Posted By TakingMyTime
Although I'm having a few small problems with my...

Although I'm having a few small problems with my 520 they're not really at the deal breaker level. I would like wifi but that's about all the 820 seems to offer that I would find useful for my style...
Forum: Southern California 07-11-16, 09:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 291
Posted By TakingMyTime
Thanks, I was doing a little research and...

Thanks,


I was doing a little research and came upon the same path. I think that's the ticket. Thanks for all the input.
Forum: Southern California 07-11-16, 08:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 291
Posted By TakingMyTime
Ojai, Calif - Bike paths and hotels?

The wife and I are thinking of possibly driving up to Ojai from Los Angeles to spend the weekend. Since it isn't that far we figured we could pick a hotel, park the car in their lot, take the bikes...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-11-16, 07:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 602
Posted By TakingMyTime
The part you need for tomorrow's ride is only...

The part you need for tomorrow's ride is only available from a certain LBS and they happen to be 70 miles away. You're going to stop for lunch on the way back.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-10-16, 10:19 PM
Replies: 18,946
Views: 1,479,155
Posted By TakingMyTime
18 miles and beat my old record by 1mph!

18 miles and beat my old record by 1mph!
Forum: Road Cycling 07-10-16, 09:33 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,096
Posted By TakingMyTime
+1 With tubes being so cheap I do not see...

+1


With tubes being so cheap I do not see the problem buying low cost and replacing when necessary. I carry a patch kit and spare tube all the time. If I get more than 2 flats on 1 ride I...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-09-16, 02:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 148
Posted By TakingMyTime
Crank puller - size

I have a crank puller from about 20 years ago. I was using it to pull my old NR Campy cranks (when I had Campy cranks). Will this work on a new Shimano Altus crank (square taper)? The plunger is...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-09-16, 01:40 PM
Replies: 15,790
Views: 2,517,519
Posted By TakingMyTime
Why is there a rider weight limit advertised for...

Why is there a rider weight limit advertised for this cassette? I've never seen that before.
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-07-16, 07:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 394
Posted By TakingMyTime
It's funny but the 7.2 is the bike I seem to see...

It's funny but the 7.2 is the bike I seem to see on Craigslist the most of all the FX models. I think it is definitely a "get into biking" bike and once people do, they sell it to upgrade. Around...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 06-22-16, 08:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 661
Posted By TakingMyTime
I'm using these on my Trek. I love them. ...

I'm using these on my Trek. I love them.


Lock-On Northshore Grip | Lizard Skins (http://shop.lizardskins.com/collections/all/products/lock-on-northshore-grip)
Forum: Foo 06-22-16, 08:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,386
Posted By TakingMyTime
Question Authority Regardless of the...

Question Authority


Regardless of the situation it just amazes me how people are willing to give up personal information just because someone asks, for whatever reason.


My wife and I were...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 06-15-16, 07:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 712
Posted By TakingMyTime
35 miles should be no problem on the bike. Like...

35 miles should be no problem on the bike. Like everyone is saying, check the fit. Maybe some gel gloves? The Trek has a very forgiving handlebar and grips. Maybe try going from 32mm tires to...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-12-16, 09:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,598
Posted By TakingMyTime
Definitely turn the screen brightness down. I...

Definitely turn the screen brightness down. I run mine at 70%. I've never ridden more than 3 hours but even then I still have at least 56% power remaining.

Turn the Blue Tooth off until you need...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 06-12-16, 09:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,698
Posted By TakingMyTime
+1

+1
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