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  1. Thread: Ahoy! 50+ Vets

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    40th Div. Korea, 1951-2

    40th Div. Korea, 1951-2
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    I am often asked how old I am, and how many miles...

    I am often asked how old I am, and how many miles I ride. I just say 80 and counting, and that I have riden 11,300 + miles this year. (daily posted on BikeJournal) I am not fast anymore, but...
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    Sticky: Yeah DnvrFox. I have not checked in here for a...

    Yeah DnvrFox. I have not checked in here for a long time, and the format has changed alot, I am trying to find my way around this site again. Been on BikeJournal, and it is down for a few day,( I...
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    Sticky: I haven't checked this forum for 4 years, been on...

    I haven't checked this forum for 4 years, been on BikeJournal, I am now 80, and wonder how many 80 year old guys are still riding. BTW I have riden 11,300 miles so far this year. and Just gotta...
  5. Garmin GPS for the bike, haven't got lost in...

    Garmin GPS for the bike, haven't got lost in town, yet! can't wait to try in in the Mts.
    speed and distance is very accurate too.
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    I have used the "power aid' bottles for years. ...

    I have used the "power aid' bottles for years. They make a cap with a flip cover and they don't leak. You don't have to pull up on the cap to take a drink, just swig and the water comes out. I use...
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    25 is about as low as I go. That is when my nose...

    25 is about as low as I go. That is when my nose starts running faster than I am peddlin, Today I am visiting daughters family in Helper Utah (El. about 5500ft.) 15 degrees, started to ride and...
  8. Thread: flat tire method?

    by Melo
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    We live near Mt. Saint Helens,,, it is the...

    We live near Mt. Saint Helens,,, it is the biggest polluter in the state, can't do much about it can we!!
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    Get the waterrepellent fronts with angulated...

    Get the waterrepellent fronts with angulated knees, and vented light material in the back, I almost never use long Johns unless it gets super cold. Oh yes I also wear my snow ski helmet and goggles...
  10. Probably my last year of subscribing. I think...

    Probably my last year of subscribing. I think the Maz. has turned into a rag
  11. Thread: flat tire method?

    by Melo
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    I use the hand pump to get in enough air to check...

    I use the hand pump to get in enough air to check for possible pinched tube under the bead, then I switch to the CO2. If you get enough air in with the hand pump, before it starts to feel forced, a...
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    There are no bad weather days to ride, just bad...

    There are no bad weather days to ride, just bad clothing. Have the proper gear, and ride, but go a little slower on the ice. Keep peddlin
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    [QUOTE=jgwilliams]It really depends what sort of...

    [QUOTE=jgwilliams]It really depends what sort of riding you're doing. Having suffered a lot of punctures last year I bought myself some Specialized Aramadillos this year for the winter bike and...
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    Ranger Thanks - Ya I average 300 miles a week...

    Ranger Thanks - Ya I average 300 miles a week in spring summer and early fall, 7000mi so far this year, and try to ride every day. I still teach at local college 4 months a year, (Japanese...
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    Ranger, those are great, I am going to copy...

    Ranger, those are great, I am going to copy them. I usually ride about 40-50 miles a day. and sometime stop at Macdonalds for a fudge sundae, Often people will say, You ride a bike and are...
  16. Thread: Lost...not found

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    coins that have been run over many times by cars,...

    coins that have been run over many times by cars, therefore almost worn out
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    Ranger. I think Antidote just wanted a bolt all...

    Ranger. I think Antidote just wanted a bolt all the way through on the Thule rack. My saris cycle-on rack has the short bolt with the threads at the head to secure the hitch without a wobble, no...
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    antidote, I got this pin from a dealer out of...

    antidote, I got this pin from a dealer out of california, at a home show. I have never seen them anywhere else. It is a bolt with the threads up near the head, so the nut on the inside (held by a...
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    I don't know about the Thule, but the Saris racks...

    I don't know about the Thule, but the Saris racks come with a short bolt that screws into a nut inside the rack reciever bar to make it tight. The short bolt on the saris also doesn't go through to...
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    And don't forget to open the brakes, which I...

    And don't forget to open the brakes, which I have a few times
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    New bike in April. just turned over 6000mi on the...

    New bike in April. just turned over 6000mi on the meter, 3rd set of tires, I averaged between 350mi a week, down to 200+ since weather cooled, and will drop to 100 during the cold winter here in...
  22. Thread: How many Retired?

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    At 76 I am between "oldreliable67 and "Robert...

    At 76 I am between "oldreliable67 and "Robert Gardner' An like you guys I peddle every day if possible, Still teach 4 months a year at local Com. college, (Japanese exchange students) Broadcast local...
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    Sticky: 2 NWTs in our stable, My wife is only 5' tall,...

    2 NWTs in our stable, My wife is only 5' tall, and has always had a problem with getting off a regular size bike, even 24"wheel. Her first try on the BF. and being able to stradle the main tube....
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    I haven't toured on my NWT Bikefriday, but on the...

    I haven't toured on my NWT Bikefriday, but on the Bike friday web page "Yak" letters you will find many that have.. Glad to see some of the bike friday people on here, but your names are all coded...
  25. Thread: Bike Friday ???

    by Melo
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    We have 2 BFs the NWT will fold in about 10...

    We have 2 BFs the NWT will fold in about 10 seconds and go in the back of our car, To go in the suitcase (becomes a trailer) it takes longer and some disassembly, depends on how carefull you are. I...
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