Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: plumberroy
Showing results 1 to 50 of 983
Search took 1.01 seconds.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,591
Posted By plumberroy

Over 40 years ago I got a written warning for 31...

Over 40 years ago I got a written warning for 31 in a 20 mph . I few years back I saw a deputy sheriff turn on the Little Miami river trail and pull over 3 road bikers judging from how fast they...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-09-21, 05:17 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,511
Posted By plumberroy

PVC is brittle when cold, also gets brittle when...

PVC is brittle when cold, also gets brittle when exposure to sunlight over time when it shatters it beaks up into shivs . To much flex . You can weld PVC it uses a plastic rod and hot air Harbor...
03-02-21, 05:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 467
Posted By plumberroy

Going to get back at it

I haven't rode much since 2017 I was having foot issues that caused enough pain that by the time I got through work I was done in. Late October I had surgery on my right foot and am doing somewhat...
07-19-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 26,295
Views: 3,787,108
Posted By plumberroy

Okay I haven't been around for a while. It has...

Okay I haven't been around for a while. It has been busy and health issues have me to the point where I don't want to do anything after work. I usually tinker with something after work and haven't...
Forum: Foo
07-23-17, 03:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,175
Posted By plumberroy

My wife says I am the only one that she knows...

My wife says I am the only one that she knows that has a sewing /reloading room.
Forum: Foo
07-16-17, 11:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,175
Posted By plumberroy

cool What are you doing for an under blanket? I...

cool What are you doing for an under blanket? I use a snug pack jungle blanket on top still working on the under quilt
Forum: Foo
07-16-17, 10:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,175
Posted By plumberroy

any one tinker with sewing ?

I started out when I found an old white treadle machine that I decided to get back in working condition. After I got it working I decided to see if I could use it . I mainly make drawstring bags...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-17, 07:43 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,896
Posted By plumberroy

I am big enough to block a lot of wind but...

I am big enough to block a lot of wind but usually riding slow enough roadies aren't interested so other than stopping I have no Idea
Forum: Foo
07-04-17, 05:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,588
Posted By plumberroy

People assume I should be a tool junkie because...

People assume I should be a tool junkie because I am a tradesman I used to buy the best for work tools (they are supplied at this job) because I made a living with them. But out side of work I buy...
Forum: Foo
07-01-17, 09:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,588
Posted By plumberroy

They are all right for occasional use I use...

They are all right for occasional use I use nothing but Ridgid , but I make my living with them . Steel wrenches get heavy to swing if you are doing it all day , especially when you get up to 36 in...
Forum: Foo
07-01-17, 05:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,229
Posted By plumberroy

Embedding is the reason most people use p.b. The...

Embedding is the reason most people use p.b. The problem I have is them with little to no notice blocking all posted pictures embedded from at least 10 years. And demanding $40 a month /...
Forum: Foo
06-30-17, 08:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,229
Posted By plumberroy

I pulled the pictures I wasn't sure I had back up...

I pulled the pictures I wasn't sure I had back up else where . Deleted my account and told them what to do with it as politely as I could
Forum: Foo
06-27-17, 07:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,457
Posted By plumberroy

I have called Abby Retta a dozen times . They are...

I have called Abby Retta a dozen times . They are different dogs for sure Not only in looks but personality too. I do not believe either dog is full blooded beagle Retta had basset hound in her...
06-26-17, 07:30 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 14,611
Posted By plumberroy

I was in Aldis's tonight they had one stand left...

I was in Aldis's tonight they had one stand left beat up box, no price, one of the workers walked by and asked if I needed a price on it I said yes . She came back at $11.99 I told my wife the...
06-26-17, 05:12 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 49,595
Posted By plumberroy

I was in Aldis's tonight they had one stand left...

I was in Aldis's tonight they had one stand left beat up box, no price, one of the workers walked by and asked if I needed a price on it I said yes . She came back at $11.99 I told my wife the...
Forum: Foo
06-25-17, 12:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,457
Posted By plumberroy

we were planning on waiting a little while . We...

we were planning on waiting a little while . We found out that Abby needed a home and we were going up in that area anyway. Our late son is buried up there and we go up 2-3 times a summer to make...
Forum: Foo
06-25-17, 06:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,457
Posted By plumberroy

Abby Grace After a long first day with her new...

Abby Grace After a long first day with her new family . Two hour car ride . She Will never Replace Retta I don't want her to. But she has a future as my new friend . ...
Forum: Foo
06-23-17, 06:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,457
Posted By plumberroy

Thank you for the kind thoughts and words . We...

Thank you for the kind thoughts and words . We have to make a trip 2 hours north of here tomorrow. A friend from up in that area alerted us to a tiny little year old beagle that looks like a fit...
Forum: Foo
06-19-17, 02:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,457
Posted By plumberroy

I stayed home from work and called the vet first...

I stayed home from work and called the vet first thing this morning . She said she could get her in at 1:30 today . She left this world held in my arms with my wife petting her head . I had dug her...
Forum: Foo
06-19-17, 09:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,457
Posted By plumberroy

In 2 hours I will take Retta my beagle on her...

In 2 hours I will take Retta my beagle on her last ride I am grateful for her being a part of our family these last twelve years. I will be grateful for her not suffering any longer .I ...
Forum: Foo
06-18-17, 07:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,457
Posted By plumberroy

Rough weekend

12 years ago I bought a little copper beagle rabbit dog named Retta . Mainly because she wasn't being cared for right. she had already had too many pups , she was skinny her hair was rough . I...
06-11-17, 06:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,686
Posted By plumberroy

I don't care for the flat foot technology ...

I don't care for the flat foot technology electras But have a loft 1 with coaster brakes I love
05-29-17, 03:49 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,342
Posted By plumberroy

Our world is in a disposable mindset I picked up...

Our world is in a disposable mindset I picked up a 25 year old riding mower a couple of parts and some adjustments and it is good for a few more years most garden tillers sold today are junk I...
05-29-17, 03:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 976
Posted By plumberroy

Amen

Amen
05-29-17, 10:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,385
Posted By plumberroy

This has hit a close friend hard. He is a retired...

This has hit a close friend hard. He is a retired off road racer and knew him personally . Off road motorcycle racing takes strength and endurance a lot of these guys train on bikes. I have...
05-23-17, 12:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,522
Posted By plumberroy

I have a friend who is a celebrity (retired) in...

I have a friend who is a celebrity (retired) in off road racing.who knew him. Told my he was a Great guy. He is frustrated that after all the racing , he lost his life on a bike.
05-10-17, 03:44 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 9,155
Posted By plumberroy

I need one bike. My custom Surly LHT, it ain't...

I need one bike. My custom Surly LHT, it ain't about need
I have the LHT
A surly steamroller S.S.
Surly flat bar Cross-check
Univega mountain bike made into a gravel/adventure bike
Electra...
Forum: Commuting
05-04-17, 05:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,083
Posted By plumberroy

you won't regret it I love mine

you won't regret it I love mine
05-04-17, 05:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,341
Posted By plumberroy

I know from back in the days I didn't have much...

I know from back in the days I didn't have much money if you can get it in the tire and it holds air it will work . Most of my bikes have topeak racks I have a tool bag that rides in the trunk...
Forum: Foo
05-04-17, 03:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,816
Posted By plumberroy

I saw a girl walking down the hall at work today ...

I saw a girl walking down the hall at work today with Princess Lea hairdo. . I doubt she was old enough to have seen the original movies in the theater
04-30-17, 02:02 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 14,611
Posted By plumberroy

I haven't seen them have the tool kit in about a...

I haven't seen them have the tool kit in about a year
04-29-17, 07:57 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 14,611
Posted By plumberroy

You need to watch Aldi's this isn't the first...

You need to watch Aldi's this isn't the first usable bike tool I have found at Aldi's I found this kit for $9.99 a couple summers back
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V9Dbjqlo0bw
And a floor pump...
04-29-17, 06:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 535
Posted By plumberroy

April 100 miles the hard way

I have been busy this month, it has cut in to my riding time. I made 100 miles for the month but did it the hard way .
4/9 .35 run up to neighbors
4/9 8.15 local park loop
4/14 8.00 local park...
04-29-17, 10:45 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 49,595
Posted By plumberroy

I actually bought a 20 piece bike tool kit from...

I actually bought a 20 piece bike tool kit from Aldis's a couple years ago for $9.99 that for a home tinkerer is quite good.I bought a pump off their clearance rack for ~$6.00 gauge isn't...
04-25-17, 07:31 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,842
Posted By plumberroy

I thought April was going to be a bust do to...

I thought April was going to be a bust do to being busy. I had around 25 miles going into this last week of the month. 63.75 miles today puts me maybe able to get 100 miles
04-24-17, 07:20 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,856
Posted By plumberroy

Matching :roflmao2:

Matching :roflmao2:
04-13-17, 08:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,047
Posted By plumberroy

I mainly fish for sunfish and crappies, I will...

I mainly fish for sunfish and crappies, I will use this type of rig for stocked trout in lake . I fish a Cuban yo-yo reel hand line for catfish, carp. Buffalo etc
04-12-17, 08:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,047
Posted By plumberroy

I zip tie a tenkara rod tube or a pvc tube with...

I zip tie a tenkara rod tube or a pvc tube with an 8 ft ft collapsible cane pole to my rack . I use this for pan fish I carry and use a Cuban Yo-yo handline for heavier fish I Have bungees a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-17, 10:57 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,235
Posted By plumberroy

I have lbs do wheel truing if it is bad . Some...

I have lbs do wheel truing if it is bad . Some of the times I can get wheels true some times they go the other way. . I have got to the point where I know to leave it alone ,and take it to shop...
03-30-17, 04:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,139
Posted By plumberroy

Cincinnati has had this law for 3-4 years now in...

Cincinnati has had this law for 3-4 years now in the city there are many billboards around town saying give cyclist 3 feet clearance
03-29-17, 12:57 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,856
Posted By plumberroy

I made 24 miles yesterday to bring me to 140...

I made 24 miles yesterday to bring me to 140 miles 40 over my 100 mile goal
03-24-17, 03:50 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,856
Posted By plumberroy

A trip around the neighborhood put me over 100...

A trip around the neighborhood put me over 100 miles for March. First 100 mile month since 2015
03-20-17, 01:51 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,856
Posted By plumberroy

I didn't ride much last year. I had a stay in the...

I didn't ride much last year. I had a stay in the hospital in late Nov. so I am trying to ride more for health I got 100 .9 miles outside for Jan. and Feb. I set a 100 mile goal for March I need...
03-20-17, 06:30 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 11,723
Posted By plumberroy

I was on a MUP yesterday I passed a young man...

I was on a MUP yesterday I passed a young man (7-9) I slowed way down and said passing on your left . My wife called so I pulled to the side . As the young man caught up and passed he announced "...
03-20-17, 05:55 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 45,087
Posted By plumberroy

My main bikes Did I mention I like Surly's :D ...

My main bikes Did I mention I like Surly's :D
http://i203.photobucket.com/albums/aa32/plumberroy/PC280048_zps383c4c8a.jpg...
03-19-17, 05:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,191
Posted By plumberroy

Starting to get back in shape

Took my new Cross check and rode the Little Miami river trail Rode 13.25 took a little break and rode back. A month ago I was stopping for a breather every 3-4 miles
Forum: Touring
03-17-17, 06:53 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,107
Posted By plumberroy

I am 295 and have been up to 330 I have done...

I am 295 and have been up to 330 I have done over nighters and day trips with lots of gear on a long haul trucker for several years and it is still going strong. I have hauled 2 cases of...
03-15-17, 07:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,396
Posted By plumberroy

I can tell you this I bought a new Surly flat bar...

I can tell you this I bought a new Surly flat bar Cross check it comes with a pork chop rack I had a Topeak explorer put on it . I have Topeak racks on 4 bikes and a quick release Topeak beam...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-17, 03:29 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,955
Posted By plumberroy

I have only seen 2 or 3 brooks in use in my life ...

I have only seen 2 or 3 brooks in use in my life I just bought one and have 10-12 miles on it. I found a nearly mint 1975 Raleigh sport with the original saddle and Raleigh tires. I ordered a new...
03-11-17, 07:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,508
Posted By plumberroy

Thanks, I am still fine tuning the seat and...

Thanks, I am still fine tuning the seat and handle bar adjustments I rode it 18 miles today
Showing results 1 to 50 of 983
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.