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Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-17-15, 10:49 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,061
Posted By howeeee
Who puts an old schwinn on a work stand ?lol you...

Who puts an old schwinn on a work stand ?lol you put it upside down on the lawn to repair it just like you did when you were a kid

I have owned at least a hundred middle weight and a few heavy...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-17-15, 02:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 755
Posted By howeeee
I love that movie (-:

I love that movie (-:
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-17-15, 02:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 755
Posted By howeeee
I am an amateur bike mechanic, so I had to...

I am an amateur bike mechanic, so I had to replace a multiple tool that I didnt get back, 2 tubes. pump and will have to buy a pouch for under the seat that was missing. So yea about 60 bucks, If I...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-17-15, 02:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 755
Posted By howeeee
I am 62, thanks for the compliment

I am 62, thanks for the compliment
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-17-15, 08:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 755
Posted By howeeee
I didnt tell the whole story, there was a man...

I didnt tell the whole story, there was a man outside, I told him it was my bike and I am going to take it, that I didnt want to get anyone in trouble, but if anyone would give me hardtime about...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-17-15, 06:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,160
Posted By howeeee
To compare Europe bike riding to how it is in...

To compare Europe bike riding to how it is in most of America is silly.
IN most of Europe the bike is a real alternative to driving a car
and has much better bike infrastructure
there is no...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-17-15, 06:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 755
Posted By howeeee
My bike saved itself..

I have this Pure Fix that I ride about 80 miles a week
It got stolen off my front porch
5 days later my wife driving home through
side streets saw my bike leaning against a house
about a mile and...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-14-15, 10:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 778
Posted By howeeee
had it on my front porch anyway I am sure it...

had it on my front porch
anyway I am sure it was a kid living at that house
I dont want to be responsible for getting a black kid
into the judicial system
his mom came out as I was walking the...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-14-15, 10:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By howeeee
Schwinn made a bigger frame than that one, I have...

Schwinn made a bigger frame than that one, I have seen many of them, in the Continental
that bike is an import made for Schwinn. You need a bigger frame if you are 6' 5
Forum: Road Cycling 07-14-15, 10:04 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,948
Posted By howeeee
your bike is too small You need a a 60cm frame ...

your bike is too small
You need a a 60cm frame
dont waste any more time and money on it
get a bike that fits AND
dont get an aluminum bike
they are stiff and mostly uncomfortable
try a good...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-14-15, 09:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 778
Posted By howeeee
Bike was stolen a week ago....

Have this purefix I bought slightly used for 160 bucks 2 years ago
I have a few bikes but rode this one the most, I really like it
anyway it got stolen,
today my wife was on her way home from...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 07-09-15, 10:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,480
Posted By howeeee
some sort of calorie tracker/calculator= pen and...

some sort of calorie tracker/calculator= pen and paper
Forum: Beach Cruisers 07-09-15, 02:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,486
Posted By howeeee
in my experience buying and selling 450 vintage...

in my experience buying and selling 450 vintage Schwinns, the red stripe ones suck, they growl I dont like how they feel. On the other hand the yellows ones I have experienced, shift smooth, arent...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 07-09-15, 01:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 420
Posted By howeeee
I think its the surface you are riding on, and...

I think its the surface you are riding on, and maybe your weight is a small factor
yea if you reduce the pressure a little they will wear more even, not just in the middle
make sure their is no...
Forum: Fixed Gear Freestyle 07-09-15, 10:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,766
Posted By howeeee
I think that is fine, too tight is bad for many...

I think that is fine, too tight is bad for many reasons
Forum: BMX 07-09-15, 10:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,206
Posted By howeeee
I figured it out it is for left handed trick...

I figured it out
it is for left handed trick riders
who lead and are stronger on the left
Forum: BMX 07-09-15, 07:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,206
Posted By howeeee
Cranks on the left side?

I pulled this Haro bike outta the trash 2 days ago
put a tire on it and my grandson was already riding it
noticed the crank is on the left side
looked at some pictures of other ones
noticed the...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-08-15, 10:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 577
Posted By howeeee
I dont have tubulars anymore, but when I did I...

I dont have tubulars anymore, but when I did
I carried a spare tire
It is tedious to repair on the road
But i used to repair them at home
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 07-08-15, 09:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,223
Posted By howeeee
I have sold Le tours, never got more than a...

I have sold Le tours, never got more than a hundred
even then they move real slow

I would take the brooks saddle off it
it is not going to raise the price as much as it is worth

here is a pic...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-07-15, 10:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 993
Posted By howeeee
that frame is junk, anyone trying to sell that is...

that frame is junk, anyone trying to sell that is not right and if you buy it, you are not right,
The inside of that tube is split
and by the way IT IS NOT SAFE TO RIDE
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-07-15, 01:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 373
Posted By howeeee
they usually spin freely without engaging

they usually spin freely without engaging
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 07-07-15, 01:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 423
Posted By howeeee
I have seen a lot of mixtes lately I sold ...

I have seen a lot of mixtes lately
I sold Motobecane mixte yesterday that was close to mint
was not easy to sell
I paid 50 put 30 in new tires and 2 hours labor, greasing and tuning it
asked 150...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-07-15, 11:40 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,398
Posted By howeeee
Its not as ugly anymore lol changed the seat and...

Its not as ugly anymore lol changed the seat and tires
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-07-15, 11:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 373
Posted By howeeee
I have worked on at least a hundred 3 speed hubs....

I have worked on at least a hundred 3 speed hubs. I never had to take one to the bike shop, almost always its a matter of adjustment, They are very tempermental. Make sure the lever is ok. I have had...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-07-15, 09:42 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,398
Posted By howeeee
Why would you care what somebody does with their...

Why would you care what somebody does with their own bike? I dont get it

By the way I bought a 160 dollar slightly used Purefix that everyone on this list that commented on it said it was junk....
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