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07-12-19, 12:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 621
Posted By boozergut

The sun was in his eyes and he didnt want to swerve into the car in the other lane.

https://journalstar.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/bicyclist-involved-in-lincoln-collision-identified-remains-in-critical-condition/article_b9f1a8cc-e48c-5377-9e2c-dfa2cb8e887d.html?fbclid=IwAR1aVOmR...
06-27-19, 07:13 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,598
Posted By boozergut

One item that I don't see included in this thread...

One item that I don't see included in this thread is the current quality of tubes. My LBS tells me that we are down to 4 companies world wide that make tubes. My riding partner and I have had...
06-27-19, 06:42 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,458
Posted By boozergut

I love the Greenfield kick stand. As it gets...

I love the Greenfield kick stand. As it gets hotter stops become more frequent. By the time I stop Im dripping sweat, my glasses are fogged up, and bugs are biting. I don't like groping for a tree,...
06-26-19, 06:52 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,826
Posted By boozergut

I upgraded a Miyata to downtube shifters, new...

I upgraded a Miyata to downtube shifters, new cassette and chain. I donated it to a local bike charity. Ive never found a bike since that fit so well and there's a lot to the "steel is real"...
06-26-19, 06:21 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 17,717
Posted By boozergut

And now Ebikes.

And now Ebikes.
06-20-19, 11:06 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,895
Posted By boozergut

Thread winner!!!

Thread winner!!!
06-20-19, 06:12 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,895
Posted By boozergut

Here vaping is combined into what I would call...

Here vaping is combined into what I would call the hipster bundle. Vape, tattoos, big beard, pit bull.
06-14-19, 06:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 600
Posted By boozergut

I appreciate the replies. Some good thoughts here.

I appreciate the replies. Some good thoughts here.
06-14-19, 04:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 600
Posted By boozergut

Seems reasonable. I have a relatively new Giant...

Seems reasonable. I have a relatively new Giant Control Tower pump. Iím not having trouble with the chuck but I have been topping the air up between rides. Should I try cinching the nut down a bit...
06-14-19, 03:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 600
Posted By boozergut

LBS tube quality?

So this year I have ridden about 475 miles before experiencing my first flat (700X40 Clement gravel bike tires). Yep, Im a Clyde too.

Being lazy and always wanting to check out the latest shiny...
06-13-19, 06:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,967
Posted By boozergut

Another issue is for whatever reason it took the...

Another issue is for whatever reason it took the police a month to get this video out to the public.
06-12-19, 09:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,967
Posted By boozergut

Boy dragged under pick-up while yelling "stop. stop, stop".

https://www.1011now.com/content/news/Crime-Stoppers-Police-looking-for-driver-who-hit-boy-on-his-bicycle-511178531.html
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-19, 09:38 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 12,262
Posted By boozergut

I have a faded long sleeve Canari jersey that is...

I have a faded long sleeve Canari jersey that is my fav. This thread has peaked my interest in givng a high end jersey a try though.....
05-15-19, 06:56 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 12,278
Posted By boozergut

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/610x496/schwinn_stingray_768a77da96c560f1a8f33c4e6536ebf7e77d24f3.jpg

The fashion is a bit off. Jeans, a blue button up work shirt, and dingo...
04-15-19, 06:46 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 22,180
Posted By boozergut

Thanks! I just spewed breakfast smoothie when I...

Thanks! I just spewed breakfast smoothie when I read this. :-)
04-11-19, 11:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,147
Posted By boozergut

Angry Ive been riding with a friend that just purchased...

Ive been riding with a friend that just purchased a used Trek steel multi track from one of our local bike shops.

Ride 1) The kickstand is falling off.
Ride 2) The hangar on the rear d. comes...
04-09-19, 10:16 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,767
Posted By boozergut

I've grown to loath the gym. Its become a place...

I've grown to loath the gym. Its become a place for people to gather on the treadmills with soooooo much to talk about. Thank GOD winter is finally over.
08-28-18, 08:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,226
Posted By boozergut

Ive been there, 30 minutes of yoga every morning...

Ive been there, 30 minutes of yoga every morning followed by 20 push ups every other day has been a big help for me. Remember that one guy that said "Its not the bike".
08-14-18, 09:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 784
Posted By boozergut

There' something very American about being able...

There' something very American about being able to get a cheeseburger at 0600. #winning (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=winning) .
08-06-18, 05:54 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,540
Posted By boozergut

Does the farthest on the left emblem mean no...

Does the farthest on the left emblem mean no Bogans or Westies :-) ?
Replies: 12
Views: 888
Posted By boozergut

Yes, they make a mold of my feet at the...

Yes, they make a mold of my feet at the orthopedists, expensive and they provided no benefit.............
Replies: 12
Views: 888
Posted By boozergut

I went through a long stretch of bad foot pain. I...

I went through a long stretch of bad foot pain. I had the molded custom orthodics made. Then wore a boot for 6 weeks. Then on to acupuncture. Nothing worked. I finally went in to one of those Good...
07-12-18, 07:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,554
Posted By boozergut

Steve Porino

What a distracting waste of broadcast time. Letís just stick to Philís commentary with an occasional Bobke quip.
07-10-18, 07:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,020
Posted By boozergut

I spent a tremendous amount of last summer truing...

I spent a tremendous amount of last summer truing my wheels. Over the winter I had the LBS build some wheels for me. It wasnt cheap, but now all I do is ride and clean my drive train now and then.
07-02-18, 10:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,084
Posted By boozergut

There is a farmers market here that posts signs...

There is a farmers market here that posts signs that say "Here is a deep dark worldly secret, not everyone likes dogs".
07-02-18, 09:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 942
Posted By boozergut

I spent a of time truing my wheels after some...

I spent a of time truing my wheels after some long rough rides last year. Over the winter I had a pair of wheels made for me by the LBS. Now I just clean and oil the drive train here and there.
04-25-18, 11:33 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,806
Posted By boozergut

I didnt read past Huffy....

I didnt read past Huffy....
04-24-18, 12:12 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,971
Posted By boozergut

Many years ago I decided to adjust my front V...

Many years ago I decided to adjust my front V brake cable without knowing what the hell I was doing. Pulled it in about a 1/2 inch. Rode down the street and grabbed it hard as I had done before. Of...
02-26-18, 02:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,076
Posted By boozergut

With the amount of yacking and gabbing at the gym...

With the amount of yacking and gabbing at the gym I thought of a business idea for someone out there. The STFU gym. STFU would of course stand for (Silent, Transforming, Focused, and Unstoppable)....
01-24-18, 08:00 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,195
Posted By boozergut

I like this idea. Otherwise it sounds like we...

I like this idea. Otherwise it sounds like we are creating a Matlock-Bingo-Fiber forum.
12-14-17, 09:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,407
Posted By boozergut

Seafood is the crippler for me. And if I combine...

Seafood is the crippler for me. And if I combine that with a couple of beers WOWZAH! Even a small piece of salmon can set mine off. So avoid the high purine foods, stay hydrated, avoid booze as...
12-14-17, 08:51 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,384
Posted By boozergut

Great Thread! Im one of those homebrewer guys...

Great Thread! Im one of those homebrewer guys mentioned in an earlier post. Three tasty kegs on tap at all times. Having a bad day? Just stop by Boozers for a belly full of your preference.

But...
08-11-17, 08:16 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,187
Posted By boozergut

I dont mind the aggressive FREDS that zip past...

I dont mind the aggressive FREDS that zip past me. Its the oblivious gawk a$$es on the MUP with an untrained dog on a long leash that scare me.
08-03-17, 10:29 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,362
Posted By boozergut

I think its possible to combine both...

I think its possible to combine both philosophies. I have a miles ridden goal this year, but the goal is only known to me. That goal is important. I'm fat. I simply must get on the bike and ride,...
07-31-17, 09:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,810
Posted By boozergut

entitled trust fund kids... Book 'em Dano!

entitled trust fund kids... Book 'em Dano!
07-17-17, 08:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,496
Posted By boozergut

I stop and take a pic anytime I see wildlife. It...

I stop and take a pic anytime I see wildlife. It helps create a memory of the ride.
07-04-17, 07:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,100
Posted By boozergut

Ditto on the bag of rice trick. Ive performed...

Ditto on the bag of rice trick. Ive performed some miracles with that method.
06-29-17, 12:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,718
Posted By boozergut

Interesting thread. I was at my local bike...

Interesting thread. I was at my local bike Saturday. I guy came into the shop with his kid who was holding the rear wheel from his new Trek mountain bike. His Dad followed with the rest of the bike....
06-29-17, 06:16 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 14,157
Posted By boozergut

+1 Homebrewing. I have a stainless steel 3 tier...

+1 Homebrewing. I have a stainless steel 3 tier brewing stand, 3 - 15 gallon kettles, pump, etc etc. Its all about what your passion is. Now though I'd rather get a buzz from watching the...
06-28-17, 12:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,607
Posted By boozergut

The Polar M450 has worked well for me. Its much...

The Polar M450 has worked well for me. Its much cheaper than a similar model Garmin. There are some good reviews of it on youtube as well. Syncs well to Strava, yadda yadda........
06-28-17, 10:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 878
Posted By boozergut

Ive been fighting tennis elbow so I added a basic...

Ive been fighting tennis elbow so I added a basic set to give me some new hand positions. I like them.
06-26-17, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3,221
Views: 394,657
Posted By boozergut

Hops!!!

Hops!!!
06-26-17, 10:53 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,837
Posted By boozergut

Apparently its finding a spoke tick in the front...

Apparently its finding a spoke tick in the front wheel. I tried truing the wheel, greasing the spoke junctions, adjusting the brake pads. Took it to my bike mechanic who did the same thing for...
06-20-17, 07:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,257
Posted By boozergut

I thought it was interesting that George only...

I thought it was interesting that George only mentioned this in passing as an "I broke my steering wheel" incident in his book. I thought he would win the P.R. for sure that year.
06-19-17, 03:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 641
Posted By boozergut

Thanks for the replies. My old man eyes missed a...

Thanks for the replies. My old man eyes missed a spot in the rim near the valve stem that was lurching over just enough to lightly nick the brake pad. I think my old man ears could only hear it at...
06-19-17, 11:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 641
Posted By boozergut

Thank you for the reply, I think you are correct....

Thank you for the reply, I think you are correct. I will keep looking.
06-19-17, 08:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 641
Posted By boozergut

Front wheel under load = tic tic tic sound.

OK, this is probably a dumb question but Im a bit confounded. When I ride my Kona Dew. I get a tic tic tic sound coming from the front wheel. When I put the bike in the bike stand and spin the wheel...
06-19-17, 08:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,606
Posted By boozergut

Meh. Trans America. No support crews. Sadly...

Meh. Trans America. No support crews. Sadly already one death this year. https://transambikerace.com/
06-15-17, 10:51 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 11,877
Posted By boozergut

OK, I will bite. I recently donated a Miyata 110...

OK, I will bite. I recently donated a Miyata 110 steel bike to charity. I had upgraded the bike to Shimano 600 derailleurs and down tube sifters. I road the $hheeyat out of it. The bike seemed to...
06-15-17, 10:16 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 11,877
Posted By boozergut

I repeat my mantra. There's nothing uglier than...

I repeat my mantra. There's nothing uglier than a fat aluminum down tube. That vintage Bianchi is cool.
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