Advertise on Bikeforums.net



Search:

Type: Posts; User: Loose Chain; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.71 seconds.

  1. Replies
    52
    Views
    1,900

    What activates the lights? Most street stop...

    What activates the lights? Most street stop lights will not activate by a cyclist? I guess they are on timers or computer control?

    It is a shame that so many of our cities are slowly becoming safe...
  2. Replies
    25
    Views
    1,980

    Then if I were to remove the bell, lights, cages,...

    Then if I were to remove the bell, lights, cages, fenders, bags, pumps, fat tires and Brooks etc and install a carbon fork installing high end super light race components (as I have done just to see)...
  3. Michelin Pilot Sport 32mm = FAST!

    Michelin Pilot Sport 32mm = FAST!
  4. He was raised by a woman so he does not know how...

    He was raised by a woman so he does not know how to hold a tool, he does not take seriously anyone who has ridden for years and has more than one bike, he rode an $11,000 dollars bike and know knows...
  5. And all that I am telling you, having been a...

    And all that I am telling you, having been a cyclist all of my life, and the Cross Check being the bike I now ride 90% of the time, for a general purpose, do all bike, concern yourself more with the...
  6. You know, the cycling club that haunts my favored...

    You know, the cycling club that haunts my favored riding areas around my house, road racers all, I somehow manage to keep up with them on my Surly Cross Check, complete with fenders and racks and a...
  7. Thread: Bike Stand

    by Loose Chain
    Replies
    29
    Views
    1,207

    Nope, sorry, married for 33 years. She keeps hers...

    Nope, sorry, married for 33 years. She keeps hers in the dinning room.

    Nope, no locking in the garage, for the reasons mentioned. I grab my bike and roll right out the front door, no need to...
  8. That is a BSO (Bicycle Shaped Object), sorry, it...

    That is a BSO (Bicycle Shaped Object), sorry, it is a toy and if you are a "big" guy you will squash it or wish you had.

    J
  9. Thread: Bike Stand

    by Loose Chain
    Replies
    29
    Views
    1,207

    I used to keep my bikes in my garage but when we...

    I used to keep my bikes in my garage but when we lived in Houston my best bike was stolen. Then later he came back for the helmet. Then there is the dust and dirt daubers and spiders. My bikes stay...
  10. So, after civilization falls (which is not going...

    So, after civilization falls (which is not going to happen, sorry) who will smelt the alloys and who will make the ball bearings and who will spin the carbon fiber you guys love so much or produce...
  11. Replies
    60
    Views
    2,117

    Poll: For work and casual errands I would not want more...

    For work and casual errands I would not want more than 30 minutes one way or less. Now, for a fun ride, I have gone a long, long, long ways.

    LC
  12. Replies
    83
    Views
    4,264

    All kickstands are good for is tearing up bikes....

    All kickstands are good for is tearing up bikes. The bikes are always falling over and the kickstand clamp crushes the tubing and ruins the bike and it's value. Nobody uses a kickstand on a good...
  13. Replies
    40
    Views
    1,348

    Yes, and along with acknowledging that there are...

    Yes, and along with acknowledging that there are indeed bad people out there, I have had exactly this happen more than once and in one case they came back and followed me. This is why, and dogs and a...
  14. Replies
    61
    Views
    2,021

    Thanks, I am not having the problem that the OP...

    Thanks, I am not having the problem that the OP is but I will definitely keep your advice in mind. Next time I buy a Brooks, I may try the Swift.

    Thanks,
    LC
  15. Replies
    61
    Views
    2,021

    Which is why I got the B17N because it was...

    Which is why I got the B17N because it was alleged to be proper for those of us who ride with the bars positioned low. And, no, I have no intention of raising the bars as that is not the issue.

    LC
  16. I believe that a Cross Check is 66.4mm (2.6...

    I believe that a Cross Check is 66.4mm (2.6 inches) so it has a traditional high BB. But, I like it that way on thsi particular bike. LC
  17. Replies
    58
    Views
    1,343

    I did not say any different, but nonetheless,...

    I did not say any different, but nonetheless, total fitness is achieved by a balanced fitness routine that includes all four fitness pillars.

    LC
  18. Replies
    61
    Views
    2,021

    I am new to Brooks saddles. I have mine set with...

    I am new to Brooks saddles. I have mine set with either level or a slight upward (nose up) tilt. My Cross Check is set with the bar tops approximately four (4) inches below the saddle top.

    LC
  19. Yeah, my dad would do that, go on a diet and gain...

    Yeah, my dad would do that, go on a diet and gain weight. You may be scientific but your numbers are obviously wrong. If you are gaining weight, you are taking in to may calories. Hope you work it...
  20. Replies
    58
    Views
    1,343

    Swim, bike, run and weights/machines LC

    Swim, bike, run and weights/machines

    LC
  21. Replies
    61
    Views
    2,021

    See, the thing is you are SUPPOSED to use the...

    See, the thing is you are SUPPOSED to use the Proofhide. And I did put mine in the oven at low setting for about 30 minutes to warm it up and it soaked the Proofhide up as fast as I could put it on...
  22. Replies
    14
    Views
    409

    Just think how sad the old geezer will be when...

    Just think how sad the old geezer will be when the front wheel jams in that 2X4 and the old geezer face plants in front of the roadies with which he is concerned.

    LC
  23. My 32s take air nearly everyday but I have light...

    My 32s take air nearly everyday but I have light tubes. A pump or two and it is ready. LC
  24. Replies
    35
    Views
    1,886

    For shorter distances with a lot of maneuvering...

    For shorter distances with a lot of maneuvering and some off pavement excursions and a need to keep my stuff with me, backpack and yes, I also think it might be a touch more aerodynamic, thus faster....
  25. Replies
    52
    Views
    1,066

    I do not have any problem swinging my leg over...

    I do not have any problem swinging my leg over the saddle, lean the bike over a bit. However, on my Surly CC and my Stumpjumper, both have the double sided SPD platform pedals and wearing my Shimano...
Results 1 to 25 of 500
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4