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    It will make a nice bike for places I don't want...

    It will make a nice bike for places I don't want to leave my Surly's unattended , it is light and nimble handling and not something that would catch the eye of a thief. I can remember when I would...
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    Too much stuff going on today yard work, taking...

    Too much stuff going on today yard work, taking the wife shopping (she doesn't drive) garden. With all the rain lately when it is dry have to get stuff in. I had to ride some. I will post a...
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    C & V or old beater

    I pick up a Ross Mt St Helens signature series today, The paint is rough but frame and rimes are straight and true everything works well except the shifters . I think I will put friction thumb...
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    May be I should have used fuel and non road use

    May be I should have used fuel and non road use
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    That stuff gives me a head ache I get into it ...

    That stuff gives me a head ache I get into it once in a while accidentally at work. In the late 80's we had to cut and cap a line live In a Operating room. 1/2 in line @ 50 psi 45 seconds from...
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    The one I had in the mid 70's wasn't good...

    The one I had in the mid 70's wasn't good experience . Swore I"d never own another Harley because of that bike. I most likely got a lemon because a lot of people love them.
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    Talk to me after you have been working in the...

    Talk to me after you have been working in the field 30 years:twitchy: People assume since I'm a tradesman I love tools and remodeling stuff :notamused: NOT!!!! I work maintenance, now last job...
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    Is that one of Harley dirt bikes that Ducati ...

    Is that one of Harley dirt bikes that Ducati made in the 70's?
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    Favorite gas powered thing

    I absolutely hate to drive But my job duties. And a Wife that has eye problems bad enough to make riding a bike or driving not realistic forces me to Have / drive a car . This on the other hand I...
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    Sticky: The trailer I made that is posted early in this...

    The trailer I made that is posted early in this thread was given to a friend in 2008 when I had to move . I didn't have room for all my bike stuff . I don't use one often ,but miss having a...
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    prayers offered up

    prayers offered up
  12. I agree it is wrong to assume because a few...

    I agree it is wrong to assume because a few people in a group do something every person in that group does , But it happens . I also believe that if you expect something out of some one else. you...
  13. Karma will eventually take care of the idiots ...

    Karma will eventually take care of the idiots that blow throw stop signs . I just don't want to be the one that has to try to keep them alive till medical help arrives, But I will If I am...
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    Speed isn't my top priority. Just cruising the...

    Speed isn't my top priority. Just cruising the bike path were I ride for exercise I will average 1-2 m.p.h faster on my single speed that my touring bike that is not riding loaded I got a touring...
  15. Yes it does reflect bad on all cyclist right or...

    Yes it does reflect bad on all cyclist right or wrong people see more than one person do something wrong they assume most are doing it

    So you are fine with people knocking over kids or...
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    Andrew, Can you point me to instructions on how...

    Andrew, Can you point me to instructions on how to measure what I need? Thanks for trying to help

    Choteau I had one like it in the mid 70's It was my first big bicycle The bike rides decent ...
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    Around here it does . I see it happen multiple...

    Around here it does . I see it happen multiple times a week around University of Cincinnati. I work in that area . I have never been up on the Loveland trail that I haven't someone run through a...
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    bottom bracket/crank questions

    First off, I know I will end up with more in the bike than it is worth . I had one similar as a kid and just like this bike.
    I would like to upgrade the crankset and bottom bracket , these are...
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    There is a big difference in blowing through...

    There is a big difference in blowing through stop signs , most of the time not even touching the brakes and slowing way down being prepared to stop then going through. Same with a traffic...
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    In this area (Greater Cincinnati) yes it is. It...

    In this area (Greater Cincinnati) yes it is. It is not the case every place I have lived. I lived 100 miles north of here and did not see this happening often.
    I rode in the Muncie In. area often...
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    It isn't assault when someone puts you or yours...

    It isn't assault when someone puts you or yours in danger hit one of my grandkids being stupid and it may turn into assault when I beat them with their carbon bike.
    You act like an idiot I will...
  22. cold/flu finally giving up, Riding old school

    I am still coughing but was able to get out and ride today . Beautiful day to be out I rode 8 1/2 miles got the couple little parts I was waiting for, to change on my latest project. Mainly a 21...
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    I will tell you this I see the same type of...

    I will tell you this I see the same type of riders pass between me on a bike and people on foot several times this year alone. Often people with pets or small Children . Sooner or later some...
  24. I've call both drivers and cyclist bad names ...

    I've call both drivers and cyclist bad names most of them were justified so I don't worry about it . I did turn around and make sure they guy on foot knew it wasn't him I called a bad word ,...
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    I am still fighting the upper respiratory thing...

    I am still fighting the upper respiratory thing but the rain slowed down enough that I was able to till about 1/4 of my garden and get some greens in. Started raining as I was putting the last kale...
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