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Forum: Folding Bikes
08-15-19, 04:17 PM
Replies: 981
Views: 215,033
Posted By velojym

Yes, it's too clean. I'll try to remedy that this...

Yes, it's too clean. I'll try to remedy that this weekend. :)
While sorting through over a decade's accumulation of bike parts and gear, I ran across my never-used Thudbuster seatpost... it was the...
08-14-19, 07:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,046
Posted By velojym

Jake the Snake! While it may not be vintage to...

Jake the Snake! While it may not be vintage to this crowd, I've been complimented on my 'classic' ride....
08-12-19, 07:27 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 19,269
Posted By velojym

I think they've accepted it. However, with one of...

I think they've accepted it. However, with one of us (me) gaining fitness and looking/feeling a lot better, I think it can be taken as a sort of threat to the other spouse's sense of security. I've...
08-11-19, 12:27 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 19,269
Posted By velojym

Downtown ride today, 20.5 miles. I'm starting to...

Downtown ride today, 20.5 miles. I'm starting to think I need to hook up with one of the local clubs and try some more 'traditional' club rides now. I enjoy most aspects of the social rides, but now...
08-09-19, 03:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 509
Posted By velojym

If it were only a couple mm, I wouldn't sweat it...

If it were only a couple mm, I wouldn't sweat it too much, but I think when it gets that far, I'd want to have some properly sized tubes on hand.
I have heard of folks using undersized tubes to...
08-02-19, 06:14 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,517
Posted By velojym

I would take a more optimistic stance on this,...

I would take a more optimistic stance on this, but my recent visit to family in NM has me shaking my head. They're firmly planted in the living room, watching TV, and occasionally either getting up...
07-31-19, 06:06 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,517
Posted By velojym

I may miss out on that t-shirt this time around....

I may miss out on that t-shirt this time around. Woke up this morning to find my daughter wasn't feeling well, so I'm gonna skip the ride to keep an eye on her, take her to the doc if needed.
If I...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-28-19, 09:18 PM
Replies: 981
Views: 215,033
Posted By velojym

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Forum: Folding Bikes
07-25-19, 10:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,161
Posted By velojym

Well, I gotta say, heavy as it is... this is by...

Well, I gotta say, heavy as it is... this is by no means a "bad" bike.

This morning I took a quick ride in a nearby neighborhood. I felt heavy and draggy, figured there was just more climbing than...
07-16-19, 10:15 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,692
Posted By velojym

Bike path escort service? Sure! :D ...

Bike path escort service? Sure! :D


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07-12-19, 12:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,974
Posted By velojym

When we didn't take the tandem for a ride, I'd...

When we didn't take the tandem for a ride, I'd take my MTB and ride along with her on a road bike.
Forum: Touring
07-10-19, 12:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,606
Posted By velojym

Probably meaning: "As opposed to...

Probably meaning: "As opposed to rack/panniers"
07-09-19, 09:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,974
Posted By velojym

:tandem:

:tandem:
07-01-19, 10:44 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 38,230
Posted By velojym

Ramp Rat, a Bridgestone 200 frame I picked up...

Ramp Rat, a Bridgestone 200 frame I picked up cheap, years ago. With some parts from a $25 LX level mtb from a thrift store and a few other bits, I built it up as a singlespeed for getting around the...
07-01-19, 06:08 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,749
Posted By velojym

I wouldn't mind using a headbadge if I repainted...

I wouldn't mind using a headbadge if I repainted my Bridgestone, but if I wanted to spend that kind of money on a retro steel bike, I'd just get a lugged beauty from Rivendell.
I might have done so...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-30-19, 09:30 PM
Replies: 981
Views: 215,033
Posted By velojym

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06-17-19, 08:46 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,015
Posted By velojym

I wear a helmet, but I don't agree with forcing...

I wear a helmet, but I don't agree with forcing anyone to if they don't want.
06-11-19, 09:15 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 19,269
Posted By velojym

I used to be pretty decent at keeping my bikes...

I used to be pretty decent at keeping my bikes maintained, but I guess I've gotten a bit rusty.

The rear mech was driving me nuts, as I couldn't quite get it adjusted right. No wrecks or anything...
06-08-19, 07:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,717
Posted By velojym

Refurbing our Santana Arriva

We bought this bike from Jim at Richardson Bike Mart, 14 or 15 years ago, and had a great time on it for a while. After a couple moves and family life getting in the way (I have a thread on this in...
06-04-19, 07:23 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 19,269
Posted By velojym

Rode Jake for the first time in over 12 years. ...

Rode Jake for the first time in over 12 years.

Just up the driveway and back, so tomorrow I'll take my bike a little farther and fine tune anything that comes up. I'm hoping I can get the rear...
05-12-19, 08:45 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 19,269
Posted By velojym

Made it into my suit. :thumb: ...

Made it into my suit. :thumb:

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255.8 this morning. 7 lbs left on...
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