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11-28-22, 09:44 AM
Replies: 72,773
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Posted By Inusuit

I hope the buyer didn't step on that hand rake. ...

I hope the buyer didn't step on that hand rake. I don't understand why sellers take such awful pictures with their underwear in the background.
11-26-22, 02:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 80
Posted By Inusuit

I had a very basic Garmin bike computer, Edge 25...

I had a very basic Garmin bike computer, Edge 25 I think, that would randomly turn my Bontrager blinkies off. I called Garmin CS, they said to send them the 25. They send me a reconditioned Edge...
11-26-22, 09:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 331
Posted By Inusuit

Snot shot?

Snot shot?
11-24-22, 06:04 PM
Replies: 5,275
Views: 3,705,993
Posted By Inusuit

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Not fancy but it fits my needs. It was $75 on...
11-23-22, 08:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 162
Posted By Inusuit

There is no way to tell if the bike on OfferUp is...

There is no way to tell if the bike on OfferUp is any good without pictures and more information. The basic bike is decent but we know nothing about the one you are interested in. Condition and fit...
11-21-22, 05:07 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 225,256
Posted By Inusuit

1995 as found on Facebook Marketplace. $75 for...

1995 as found on Facebook Marketplace. $75 for bike and a Thule 4-bike carry rack.

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11-19-22, 10:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 622
Posted By Inusuit

Found a nice Columbia parka. I'm very careful...

Found a nice Columbia parka. I'm very careful about clothing because who knows why they were discarded? Found a $2500 gas detector that fell off a fire truck. No thank you for returning it. ...
11-15-22, 05:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,505
Posted By Inusuit

Because mechanics work in bike shops? That's all...

Because mechanics work in bike shops? That's all I got.
11-13-22, 05:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 201
Posted By Inusuit

I have switched out saddles and pedals, installed...

I have switched out saddles and pedals, installed a Garmin mount. Upgraded tires or changed widths. That's about it.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-13-22, 10:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 267
Posted By Inusuit

I wish I had neighbors like that. Nice bike.

I wish I had neighbors like that. Nice bike.
11-11-22, 11:37 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,456
Posted By Inusuit

Oh, I agree 100% with both comments. Some forums...

Oh, I agree 100% with both comments. Some forums are more friendly than others and some parts of this one are usually devoid of snark. So my post was more a general statement than a reference to...
11-11-22, 09:41 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,456
Posted By Inusuit

I think if a person doesn't have a thick skin,...

I think if a person doesn't have a thick skin, they should reconsider participating in online forums
11-10-22, 06:02 PM
Replies: 1,743
Views: 366,998
Posted By Inusuit

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11-09-22, 10:07 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,929
Posted By Inusuit

The OP didn't ask for a "fast gravel bike." ...

The OP didn't ask for a "fast gravel bike." Sounds like he wants a reliable machine for riding on questionable paved roads. An inexpensive used bike like the ones 1989Pre posted will probably serve...
11-08-22, 10:06 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 927
Posted By Inusuit

I know this is heresy, but I haven't had a flat...

I know this is heresy, but I haven't had a flat on my road bike since installing "puncture resistant" tubes. Yeah, I know they are heavier but I don't care. Tires also hold pressure better and...
11-08-22, 09:54 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,387
Posted By Inusuit

Suit up and ride. ...

Suit up and ride.
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11-08-22, 09:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,011
Posted By Inusuit

Some posts make buying a used bike sound more...

Some posts make buying a used bike sound more complicated than brain surgery. There is certainly the possibility of getting burned on Craigslist. I agree that the OP, if he is satisfied with a...
11-04-22, 09:14 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,806
Posted By Inusuit

Wow, I had no idea that the way my bikes are set...

Wow, I had no idea that the way my bikes are set up was so annoying to other people. I will try to do better in the future now that I know the correct way of doing things. If you see me on the road,...
11-04-22, 09:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 534
Posted By Inusuit

Based on my experience with a motor vehicle...

Based on my experience with a motor vehicle accident, I think you are in for an uphill fight. I owned an older pickup truck with some expensive modifications. Insurance would only cover the value...
11-01-22, 05:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 490
Posted By Inusuit

What way is that, exactly?

What way is that, exactly?
10-27-22, 12:06 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,213
Posted By Inusuit

In my community, one doesn't dare proceed when...

In my community, one doesn't dare proceed when the light turns green as the intersection will still be full of speeding drivers.
10-25-22, 04:57 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,938
Posted By Inusuit

Weather, wind mostly, and competing hobbies and...

Weather, wind mostly, and competing hobbies and interests. I logged 88 hours of volunteer time at the local museum in September.
10-25-22, 09:28 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,160
Posted By Inusuit

I have no experience with group bicycle rides and...

I have no experience with group bicycle rides and have no desire to do so. I have logged a lot of miles with a friend but find I really prefer riding alone for the reasons seypat lists. I ride an old...
Replies: 15
Views: 480
Posted By Inusuit

You mention you have other bikes to ride. You...

You mention you have other bikes to ride. You don't explain why the Trek is uncomfortable but you rode it for thousands of kilometers and still ride it every day? On a bald and cracked rear tire? I...
10-24-22, 07:58 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,160
Posted By Inusuit

No. I've always been a casual rider. Fitness,...

No. I've always been a casual rider. Fitness, recreation, and enjoying the outdoors.
10-21-22, 09:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,398
Posted By Inusuit

Necro thread.

Necro thread.
10-18-22, 04:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 630
Posted By Inusuit

I've followed this story with some interest. ...

I've followed this story with some interest. That they were "cyclists" seems incidental to reports that they planned to engage in some sort of criminal activity for a big score. I seriously doubt...
10-17-22, 06:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 565
Posted By Inusuit

It's very difficult to offer an opinion on the...

It's very difficult to offer an opinion on the the bikes you listed. They may appear in good condition, but no way to tell for sure without a bike shop or someone with experience looking at them. ...
10-17-22, 06:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 435
Posted By Inusuit

Weight weenies will object, but I haven't had a...

Weight weenies will object, but I haven't had a flat since installing "thorn resistant" heavyweight tubes. Also don't need to pump up the tires before every other ride.
10-17-22, 07:59 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,789
Posted By Inusuit

Drafting is not something I'd do, but then I'm 78...

Drafting is not something I'd do, but then I'm 78 and stopped taking unnecessary risks when I sold the Harley. The video in post #10 shows a car about to merge behind the truck. While the cyclist...
10-16-22, 04:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 833
Posted By Inusuit

I'm a sicker for old Diamondbacks. Seems a shame...

I'm a sicker for old Diamondbacks. Seems a shame to part it out. Consider a sale?
10-14-22, 08:16 AM
Replies: 1,510
Views: 181,750
Posted By Inusuit

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10-13-22, 04:20 PM
Replies: 1,510
Views: 181,750
Posted By Inusuit

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10-12-22, 08:13 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,125
Posted By Inusuit

Apparently the OP has taken his licks and gone...

Apparently the OP has taken his licks and gone away. Hopefully for a long time.
Replies: 10
Views: 310
Posted By Inusuit

I'm 5'7' and ride two 19" bikes. You will be...

I'm 5'7' and ride two 19" bikes. You will be fine. That's a very nice bike for the price.
10-10-22, 05:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 247
Posted By Inusuit

Worth trying if you can find a seamstress and the...

Worth trying if you can find a seamstress and the appropriate wind stop fabric. Price it out, you might be ahead to just purchase the right gear. My down vest already has wind stop fabric and I...
Forum: Touring
10-10-22, 05:22 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,593
Posted By Inusuit

My dad was visiting his veterinarian friend in a...

My dad was visiting his veterinarian friend in a nearby town. He noticed a skunk with a red collar and asked about it. The vet said it had been de scented and was prone to escape and wander the...
10-09-22, 04:41 PM
Replies: 3,636
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Views: 583,133
Posted By Inusuit

I have two bikes with drop bars and two with flat...

I have two bikes with drop bars and two with flat bars. I find the drop bars give me more hand placement options even though I ride mostly on the hoods and almost never all the way down in the...
Forum: Commuting
10-09-22, 02:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 385
Posted By Inusuit

I'm near sighted, use readers, so the...

I'm near sighted, use readers, so the eyeglass/helmet mirrors don't work for me. I have mirrors on all my bikes. At 78, my years of turning 180 degrees to look over my shoulder are long gone.
Forum: Recumbent
10-09-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By Inusuit

55 would be safe but I don't think you would...

55 would be safe but I don't think you would notice the difference in ride quality with a change of five pounds. What made the ride "rough?' What was the surface of the trail? I think surface...
10-08-22, 06:10 PM
Replies: 3,636
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Views: 583,133
Posted By Inusuit

Turned 78 yesterday. About two miles from home...

Turned 78 yesterday. About two miles from home realized I'd put on long pants (37 degrees) but forgot the padded underwear. Guess my old butt is tough, finished 28 miles and can still sit in a...
10-07-22, 05:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 429
Posted By Inusuit

Can't count the projects I've ruined by not...

Can't count the projects I've ruined by not following this advice. Always looking for the shortcut.
10-06-22, 04:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 645
Posted By Inusuit

Never done a group ride, probably never will.

Never done a group ride, probably never will.
10-05-22, 05:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 457
Posted By Inusuit

I have three bikes that use 26 inch tires and...

I have three bikes that use 26 inch tires and have put new or different tires on all of them. I didn't know any of this so was apparently just lucky.
10-05-22, 05:37 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,537
Posted By Inusuit

Kidding or stupid? Or is Cheforlife back under...

Kidding or stupid? Or is Cheforlife back under an assumed name?
10-05-22, 05:35 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,336
Posted By Inusuit

Headwind uphill, little ring. Tailwind downhill,...

Headwind uphill, little ring. Tailwind downhill, big ring. About 50-50.
10-04-22, 05:13 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,259
Posted By Inusuit

I can't remember anything anyone said to me...

I can't remember anything anyone said to me recently. Maybe that's because I see many more antelope than people on most of my rides.
10-04-22, 08:53 AM
Replies: 7,863
Views: 878,529
Posted By Inusuit

Pair of Schwalbe Land Cruiser tires for my 1995...

Pair of Schwalbe Land Cruiser tires for my 1995 Rockhopper.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-22, 05:18 PM
Replies: 7,376
Views: 96,491
Posted By Inusuit

If I had ever finished a marathon back in my...

If I had ever finished a marathon back in my running days which I didn't, I would have valued the medal. But would not have worn it in public at the race or after.

Saw a 20-something runner show...
09-28-22, 04:05 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,425
Posted By Inusuit

10-12.

10-12.
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