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06-26-22, 07:28 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,532
Posted By Speedway2

I gifted my steel rigid mountain bike ('95 Marin...

I gifted my steel rigid mountain bike ('95 Marin Muirwoods) to my son thinking my modern aluminum bikes were all I needed.
Didn't take long before I missed the ride of steel. Picked up a steel...
Forum: Foo
04-19-22, 12:57 PM
Replies: 1,906
Views: 335,329
Posted By Speedway2

I just picked up this Casio for my son. He...

I just picked up this Casio for my son.
He thinks it's so cool and actually uses it daily (calculator) vs having to pull out his cell phone and getting it scratched up........
04-15-22, 10:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,385
Posted By Speedway2

I'm looking at the Newsboy with a front drum...

I'm looking at the Newsboy with a front drum brake. You've got me beat by 5lbs :)
04-14-22, 03:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,385
Posted By Speedway2

Op....has you looked at the Workman line of...

Op....has you looked at the Workman line of bikes? A bit over your budget new but you may find a used one.
Their designs intrigue me even tho I have never seen one in person.......
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-22-22, 07:30 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,311
Posted By Speedway2

Colors look great! Would be interesting to see...

Colors look great! Would be interesting to see one in olive green and with a front brake.
Do you ship to Canada?
03-22-22, 07:01 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 51,403
Posted By Speedway2

When my son and I get together for a ride and I...

When my son and I get together for a ride and I see him enjoying the bike, a lot of good memories come back to me of the days when said bike gave me similar joy.
He has a "modern day" aluminum...
03-17-22, 04:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,669
Posted By Speedway2

Pics or it didn't happen....jk....congrats!

Pics or it didn't happen....jk....congrats!
03-13-22, 09:29 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,192
Posted By Speedway2

I ride my SS(s) mostly on solo rides because I...

I ride my SS(s) mostly on solo rides because I enjoy keeping a certain cadence. When I hit that zone it's almost therapeudic.
I rarely ride my geared bikes now....but when I do it's mostly because...
03-06-22, 05:58 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 28,777
Posted By Speedway2

The imagery was fantastic on the Official Video...

The imagery was fantastic on the Official Video but I found this Live version on Conan and I think it's even better!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bk7RVw3I8eg
02-20-22, 04:19 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 11,747
Posted By Speedway2

Was just wondering when this thread was...

Was just wondering when this thread was happening. Can't wait for the snow to melt and the roads to be salt/sand free.......
02-06-22, 12:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,418
Posted By Speedway2

Langster - 700x23C Specialized Mondos (black) ...

Langster - 700x23C Specialized Mondos (black)
Globe Roll2 - 700x28C Specialized Thresholds (white)
VROD - Front: 120/70ZR-19 Rear Tire: 240/40VR-18 Michelin Scorchers :)
01-17-22, 11:30 AM
Replies: 26,357
Views: 2,844,930
Posted By Speedway2

Not yet. Got a dusting of snow last night so may...

Not yet. Got a dusting of snow last night so may clear it first.....
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01-17-22, 11:21 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,006
Posted By Speedway2

When I feel the need to rest my Single Speed(s) I...

When I feel the need to rest my Single Speed(s) I fire up the Vrod:)....
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01-08-22, 02:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,068
Posted By Speedway2

I agree with vegenbikes. My Roll2 is 520 and...

I agree with vegenbikes.
My Roll2 is 520 and doesn't feel like anything specail for a steel bike. However, it certaintly feels smoother and less harsh then my aluminum Langster. I'm going to try...
01-07-22, 03:51 PM
Replies: 4,925
Views: 707,979
Posted By Speedway2

Can't wait to "see" it finished!

Can't wait to "see" it finished!
01-07-22, 03:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,817
Posted By Speedway2

My 1995 Marin Muirwoods spent most of it's days...

My 1995 Marin Muirwoods spent most of it's days riding paved roads with ThickSlicks.
When I put the knobbies back on my son claimed ownership of the bike. He loved the feel of steel and was amazed...
12-29-21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,580
Posted By Speedway2

Nixhex....congrats! Looking forward to some...

Nixhex....congrats!
Looking forward to some actual pics and your thoughts on the "new" bike.....
12-28-21, 12:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,580
Posted By Speedway2

My Langster was my first SS. It came with...

My Langster was my first SS. It came with 23s/aluminium frame. I thought it was comfortable until I got the Globe2 with 28s/steel frame.
The Globe2 is much more comfortable riding under similar...
12-11-21, 09:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 912
Posted By Speedway2

I hope your Fuji puts out for you. I couldn't...

I hope your Fuji puts out for you.
I couldn't resist.....I'll see myself out
11-26-21, 02:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,159
Posted By Speedway2

Nice! You've put more miles on your bike this...

Nice! You've put more miles on your bike this year than I did on my VROD :thumb:
11-03-21, 11:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 743
Posted By Speedway2

My flat-bar (converted road bike to hybrid) bars...

My flat-bar (converted road bike to hybrid) bars are 22 inches wide.
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10-09-21, 11:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,237
Posted By Speedway2

Like hokiefyd said, "not buy any of them until...

Like hokiefyd said, "not buy any of them until you've had a chance to ride them".
If your Dealers have a Jamis Coda....it would be worth test riding one too.
09-03-21, 05:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,474
Posted By Speedway2

I found a gutted baby rabbit on the lawn this am....

I found a gutted baby rabbit on the lawn this am. The neighbours 2 cats are fierce hunters. Next the rabbit were feathers and the head of a canary.
I give the cats treats often. Many say the cats...
08-05-21, 05:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,372
Posted By Speedway2

For some that may be a trade willing to be...

For some that may be a trade willing to be made....
07-28-21, 05:41 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,846
Posted By Speedway2

When I go for "shortish" (~20km) rides I always...

When I go for "shortish" (~20km) rides I always take one of my single speeds....
07-10-21, 08:20 PM
Replies: 26,357
Views: 2,844,930
Posted By Speedway2

I usually ride one of my Single Speeds thru this...

I usually ride one of my Single Speeds thru this location but because it was extra hot & humid out I figured a geared bike would be easier on this old phart.......
07-05-21, 02:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,072
Posted By Speedway2

I never wondered why myself but ^^^^ this seems...

I never wondered why myself but ^^^^ this seems like a logical reason....
07-05-21, 07:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,540
Posted By Speedway2

Hopefully your new bike arrives soon....cause the...

Hopefully your new bike arrives soon....cause the wife may want her bike back!
06-18-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,634
Posted By Speedway2

I wear ankle length socks and not picky on the...

I wear ankle length socks and not picky on the colour but I always were my T when I'm on 2 wheels.........
06-17-21, 06:25 AM
Replies: 7,753
Views: 2,699,403
Posted By Speedway2

I used a pair of side-cutters on my 1995 Marin...

I used a pair of side-cutters on my 1995 Marin Muirwoods. The 26yo dork disk literally crumbled apart after a few snips....
06-14-21, 04:51 PM
Replies: 7,753
Views: 2,699,403
Posted By Speedway2

Smokinapancake.....did you find out was caused...

Smokinapancake.....did you find out was caused the "wicked" bend in the bar and was there any other damage as a result?
I think getting rid of the dork disc will freshen the look a bit.....
06-01-21, 08:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,421
Posted By Speedway2

It's been great getting the old Giant (20yo) back...

It's been great getting the old Giant (20yo) back into the rotation....even tho it means less SS riding time.
Just installed some new rubber....
06-01-21, 08:13 PM
Replies: 1,503
Views: 343,271
Posted By Speedway2

Swapped out the original Hutchinson Reflex tires...

Swapped out the original Hutchinson Reflex tires (20yo) for a set of Continental Ultra Sports. The new tires ride nice but I kinda liked the yellow pin-stripe on the OEM's....
...
05-25-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,593
Posted By Speedway2

^^^^^that looks like an impalement waiting to...

^^^^^that looks like an impalement waiting to happen.....
05-20-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,034
Posted By Speedway2

I swapped out the drops to bullhorns on my...

I swapped out the drops to bullhorns on my Langster and haven't looked back.
The Origin8 bullhorns are slightly wider than the drops and the "new" stem is a bit shorter. I find the bar-end brake...
04-11-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,455
Posted By Speedway2

Anatolia.....have you looked in the...

Anatolia.....have you looked in the Clydesdales/Athenas (200+lb/91+kg) threads?
03-27-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,835
Posted By Speedway2

The best "thing" I ever did for myself was...

The best "thing" I ever did for myself was getting Lasik done 20+ years ago.
Glasses were a PITA and while contacts were better....they were very uncomfortable during allergy season(s)......
03-24-21, 07:54 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 12,068
Posted By Speedway2

The only bike I own without foot retention is my...

The only bike I own without foot retention is my Cruiser.
It's my 5km/hr neighbourhood bike. I can jump on it at any given moment without having to change my kit.....my wife hates it when I wear the...
03-23-21, 04:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,999
Posted By Speedway2

When my wife wanted to buy a Road bike (she has a...

When my wife wanted to buy a Road bike (she has a Devinci MTB bike) all I said was to get minimum 105 Groupset. She came home with a BNIB pink Colnago and was so happy she had an ear to ear grin.
...
03-22-21, 02:46 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 58,478
Posted By Speedway2

Took a ride down to the Reservoir. The water was...

Took a ride down to the Reservoir. The water was unusually low this year........
03-16-21, 08:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,520
Posted By Speedway2

I recently converted my drops to flats (see...

I recently converted my drops to flats (see post#17 for parts & #22 for results).
I spent about $100CDN to complete the conversion....
03-14-21, 04:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,293
Posted By Speedway2

It's not perfect but it may be built to handle...

It's not perfect but it may be built to handle your load.......
http://www.worksmancycles.com
03-08-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 51,403
Posted By Speedway2

Bought this Marin Muirwoods in 1995 BNIB (one...

Bought this Marin Muirwoods in 1995 BNIB (one year before my son was born). He now "owns" it and loves how smooth it is.
It wore Specialized Fatboy 1.5" Slicks and SPD pedals when I had it........
03-05-21, 10:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,159
Posted By Speedway2

Back in the Rotation

I recently found myself without a Geared bike after gifting my Marin Muirwoods (to my son) and trading my Norco Indie for another Single Speed.
Fortunately, I had a Giant OCR3 road bike (collecting...
03-03-21, 07:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,421
Posted By Speedway2

Personally, I would take the geared bike (to...

Personally, I would take the geared bike (to fight the headwinds).
However, if the fixed was converted to free I'd give it a go....
03-01-21, 02:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,310
Posted By Speedway2

It's not a matter of IF.....but WHEN this will...

It's not a matter of IF.....but WHEN this will happen:)
02-28-21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,267
Posted By Speedway2

Nothing like the crotch cam POV.....

Nothing like the crotch cam POV.....
02-28-21, 04:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,424
Posted By Speedway2

Difference between ST-5510 and ST-6510? ...

Difference between ST-5510 and ST-6510?
.....about 1000. Sorry I couldn't help myself. I'll see myself out.....
02-28-21, 04:35 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 14,043
Posted By Speedway2

My favourite rides are on my Single Speeds and...

My favourite rides are on my Single Speeds and Solo. I ride where I want and at whatever pace that allows me to enjoy the "scenery".....
02-28-21, 12:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,421
Posted By Speedway2

I just finished a drop to flat-bar conversion. ...

I just finished a drop to flat-bar conversion.
Parts installed: Easton 22" straight bar, ARX PRO 3T 120mm stem, Shimano BL-R550 brake levers and Ergon grips

Bought this Giant in 2001 BNIB and...
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