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03-25-06, 08:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,448
Posted By WWIIHistory

sure its "tourist" and not "tour"? I had a world...

sure its "tourist" and not "tour"? I had a world tour back in 1987 when I was 17yo. I loved the bike....of course it was my only means of transportation back then..lol
02-08-06, 09:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 288
Posted By WWIIHistory

yeah,they HAD one going on last year during the...

yeah,they HAD one going on last year during the tour de lance. My coworker won some NASA bike computer which plugs into PC, does trends, all sorts of crap.
02-07-06, 07:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 288
Posted By WWIIHistory

So I got my Specialized ARCs today...

....Fedex guy knocks on door and hands me a package. Hummmm, what could this be. I look at the address and see it's from Specialized. Oh yeah..I won sunglasses off the Bicycling.com weekly giveaway...
09-01-05, 06:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,556
Posted By WWIIHistory

Somewhere in these forums...someone has pics and...

Somewhere in these forums...someone has pics and plans for a pvc pickup rack.

looks like a park bickrack..no wheel removal
08-31-05, 09:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,274
Posted By WWIIHistory

http://www.gasbuddy.com/ Time for me to...

http://www.gasbuddy.com/

Time for me to really stop being lazy and bike the 1.7 miles to work....

Yeah..I am lazy!
08-31-05, 09:11 PM
Replies: 1,275
Views: 49,289
Posted By WWIIHistory

I work at a military museum....maybe I can hook...

I work at a military museum....maybe I can hook you up. I refuse to deliver it though!
08-31-05, 09:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,684
Posted By WWIIHistory

I own a bones3 and it is mounted on my wifes 2002...

I own a bones3 and it is mounted on my wifes 2002 Elantra. I have noticed some slight scuffing from where the rubber feet sit on the bumper but nothing too bad so far. (car is silver)

I would...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-05, 08:30 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,964
Posted By WWIIHistory

and more importantly, for the rest of...

and more importantly, for the rest of us.....dress like you aren't
08-29-05, 06:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,328
Posted By WWIIHistory

Pssst: Jefferson Starship= "we built this...

Pssst: Jefferson Starship= "we built this city........we built this city on rock and roll"
08-29-05, 05:00 PM
Replies: 1,275
Views: 49,289
Posted By WWIIHistory

no..but you can easily tell some of these guys...

no..but you can easily tell some of these guys shouldn't bother posting if they can't act mature:
08-24-05, 05:39 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 24,735
Posted By WWIIHistory

gee... Better get Inspector Clouseau on the case

gee... Better get Inspector Clouseau on the case
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-05, 02:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By WWIIHistory

Though I am not a road cyclist..(yet) I know you...

Though I am not a road cyclist..(yet) I know you will have a ton of rides to do around here.

I live in South Burlington and my LBS I go to is:

http://earlsbikes.com/site/index.cfm

They...
08-16-05, 02:00 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 11,407
Posted By WWIIHistory

I highly doubt that cemetarys are not public...

I highly doubt that cemetarys are not public areas

unless it happens to be a private family one..which are not that common anymore.
08-16-05, 01:55 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 11,407
Posted By WWIIHistory

approximately 100yds away from my house is a...

approximately 100yds away from my house is a beautiful cemetary. I ride around it on the paved roads.

tactless..gimme a break

of course I wouldn't go through if a funeral was going on.

It is...
Forum: Touring
08-14-05, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By WWIIHistory

Lanty, I posted a thread in the general...

Lanty,

I posted a thread in the general discussion about my MV vacation I took this past week. Wife and I brought along our bikes but were not touring. There might be some helpful links in it for...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-05, 10:37 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,740
Posted By WWIIHistory

he's a preist? tell him the bike is no more...

he's a preist? tell him the bike is no more flammable than his cross...

end of story
08-14-05, 10:24 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 55,304
Posted By WWIIHistory

I'm alot less knowledgeable than many here but...

I'm alot less knowledgeable than many here but below is the links for both:

http://www2.trekbikes.com/Bikes/Mountain/Hardtail/Alpha_Aluminum/3900/index.php
...
08-13-05, 12:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 55,304
Posted By WWIIHistory

hey quadzone.. I own a 2005 3700 and do...

hey quadzone..

I own a 2005 3700 and do enjoy it. I was limited on $$$$ at the time.

I have been 50% riding on paved bike paths and dirt trails. The other 50% is me getting together with a...
08-13-05, 11:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 384
Posted By WWIIHistory

Biking Martha's Vineyard...last week

Hello all,

I just wanted to post something here in case anyone is planning to bring a bicycle to or riding to Martha's Vineyard in the future.

About a month ago the wife and I decided to go to...
08-13-05, 10:44 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,702
Posted By WWIIHistory

Wow....some of the replies you people give really...

Wow....some of the replies you people give really make me shake my head.

You told him to basically tuck his tail and do whatever the boss wants... :rolleyes:

Anahama1...glad to see you stood...
07-27-05, 06:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,364
Posted By WWIIHistory

My GOD yes.....please..for the love of (insert...

My GOD yes.....please..for the love of (insert something important here) DON'T USE EASY OFF!!

Probably a joke post but...never know..lol

One good use of Easy Off is stripping gun stocks down to...
07-26-05, 05:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 291
Posted By WWIIHistory

What to upgrade to? ..too many options

I have completed my second trail ride on my fairly new trek 3700. I did not buy this bike thinking I would be getting into serious mtn biking and I am now seeing just how inadequite (sp) it is for...
07-20-05, 08:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 897
Posted By WWIIHistory

Is this it? ...

Is this it?

http://www.pccsc.net/STR_Magnets.htm
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-05, 05:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 605
Posted By WWIIHistory

been riding short trips most of the day close to...

been riding short trips most of the day close to home. I will make another short run somewhere before the sun goes down.

I asked about pricing on the "used" bikes like the one I rented and the...
07-20-05, 02:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 12,008
Posted By WWIIHistory

buy from Local Bike Shop!!! I visited Dicks...

buy from Local Bike Shop!!!

I visited Dicks before here in VT and was discusted at the broken bikes they were displaying. Yes..broken. No chain installed and front crank had broken teeth.

went...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-05, 12:57 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 6,362
Posted By WWIIHistory

That statement from the canadien was out of line....

That statement from the canadien was out of line. (Anyone for some tree hugging?)


I do not own an SUV but I am smart enough to not be THAT narrow minded about them. I do agree that there are...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-05, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 605
Posted By WWIIHistory

Rented a Trek 1500 for 24hrs...wow

I have not ridden a road bike since 1988 (maybe 1987).

Now please understand I am still learning all these new components and stuff but I am in love with this bike..( no I haven't ridden anything...
07-19-05, 01:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 476
Posted By WWIIHistory

I do hope your joking.....or that forest I...

I do hope your joking.....or that forest I recently rode through here in VT has been graffitied green...
07-18-05, 04:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 373
Posted By WWIIHistory

Drain oil and add fresh lube change spark...

Drain oil and add fresh lube

change spark plug

start it up and drop oil down carb until it quites

place on blocks so tires aren't touching ground

leave windows cracked for air circulation
07-18-05, 04:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 620
Posted By WWIIHistory

have you been wearing padded biking gloves? half...

have you been wearing padded biking gloves? half finger/full finger?
07-18-05, 03:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 460
Posted By WWIIHistory

LEGS!! oh my god..and to think all this time...

LEGS!!

oh my god..and to think all this time I thought I was suppose to be shaving my butt cheaks..how embarassing..

no wonder I never got any extra speed...
07-17-05, 05:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,710
Posted By WWIIHistory

googled this: ...

googled this:

http://www.bmwonline.com/PIKE_e.asp?c=Lifestyle+2004&sc=&m=Automotive&ref=e&md=
07-17-05, 05:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 293
Posted By WWIIHistory

Mechanic pay..New England shops

I was just curious the pay rate shops give their mechanics in the new england area....vermont mostly...but area will do.

Any techs willing to say what they earn for their experience level?
07-17-05, 04:18 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,094
Posted By WWIIHistory

"we ain't won s*** " been playing since the...

"we ain't won s*** "

been playing since the start...nothing from LBS either :(
07-17-05, 11:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 335
Posted By WWIIHistory

First shoes and pedals...about to install

In another thread I had mentioned I had purchased a new set of Wellgo WAM 919 pedals for my Trek 3700.

Yesterday I bought a Pair or Nike YVR III shoes from LBS. I chose these due to the price and...
07-15-05, 08:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By WWIIHistory

First real ride and clipless question

Hey all,

last tuesday I went after work with a coworker to get an introductory ride in mtn biking..(real trails..non of this flat dirt bike path stuff I have started out doing). My bike is a Trek...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-05, 04:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 10,988
Posted By WWIIHistory

I just had my LBS weigh one..size 58 without...

I just had my LBS weigh one..size 58 without pedals on it...came to 21lbs
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-05, 08:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 390
Posted By WWIIHistory

Trek 1500 crank change? why?

I am in love with the Trek 1500 (2005) but can't exactly go pick one up tomorrow..lol

I was reading reviews of the bike and many people say to change the crank with an Ultegra 2 sprocket...

Any...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-05, 03:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 298
Posted By WWIIHistory

I think I won a Polar200CAD computer..

I entered in the daily giveaway on Bicycling.com just over a week ago. I got an email with an affidavit I had to have notorised. It never said I definitely won or anything..hummm...I never caught my...
07-08-05, 08:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,545
Posted By WWIIHistory

hacksaw... or just plain knawing at it....it...

hacksaw...

or just plain knawing at it....it might be a flavor you enjoy
07-08-05, 08:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,302
Posted By WWIIHistory

If you ever fly on airliners..be warned....flight...

If you ever fly on airliners..be warned....flight attendants have to fart also but they can't do it hiding in a confined area like the galley. They let them rip then quickly walk down the aile to...
Forum: Foo
06-14-05, 07:05 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,931
Posted By WWIIHistory

when I was 18 in high school: NO NV couple...

when I was 18 in high school: NO NV

couple of years later while working at airport fueling aircraft: JETFUEL

1998-2004 while working as a jet engine mechanic: JETFIXER

finally got sick of...
06-14-05, 06:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,051
Posted By WWIIHistory

what the.... I think I saw an EWOK hiding...

what the....

I think I saw an EWOK hiding behind one of those trees!
05-12-05, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 636
Posted By WWIIHistory

Just started biking again and got these for wife...

Just started biking again and got these for wife and I for our Trek 3700's

Very comfortable and good for the important parts too!

http://www.bontrager.com/Road/Components/Saddles/7103.php
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-05, 05:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 642
Posted By WWIIHistory

the result is "more efficient" by your feet being...

the result is "more efficient" by your feet being hooked onto the pedals in the best way possible..

if it makes you anything it will be less worn out I suppose so you can pedal harder....
05-02-05, 04:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 398
Posted By WWIIHistory

I just bought a couple for wife and I. 34yo and...

I just bought a couple for wife and I. 34yo and 29yo. Though I am new at biking (last time was high school) I enjoy this bike. We plan on riding paved bike paths and forest trails only.

I did...
05-02-05, 06:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 380
Posted By WWIIHistory

How to box a bike: ...

How to box a bike:

http://earlsbikes.com/site/page.cfm?PageID=341
05-01-05, 08:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 485
Posted By WWIIHistory

Have you heard this when lifting the bike and...

Have you heard this when lifting the bike and pedaling and front wheel not moving? or is this during travel?

chain rubbing against front derailer?

does click frequency increase the faster you...
05-01-05, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By WWIIHistory

Cool EMS pack and fenders I just bought..

Just got home after fender and pack shopping. I decided to stop at EMS and get this:

http://www.cvcycles.com/jetfixer/pics/Mtn%20Bike/waterslide.bmp
you can take the waterpack/holder out and just...
05-01-05, 09:14 AM
Replies: 3,715
Views: 335,949
Posted By WWIIHistory

Nothing special after seeing all the "real" mtn...

Nothing special after seeing all the "real" mtn bikes...I'm just getting started back into biking..

http://www.cvcycles.com/jetfixer/pics/Mtn%20Bike/3700.jpg
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