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10-10-18, 07:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,111
Posted By papabiker

This. I started with a Trek Powerfly and sold it...

This. I started with a Trek Powerfly and sold it after having repeted rear hub issues. I replaced it with a Specialized Levo. battery range is similar (for me), but the big difference is being...
Forum: For Sale
08-03-18, 12:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 596
Posted By papabiker

Calfee Tetra

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1333/bigred_7f692ec9647b81cad0b02db2db099721cc55973d.jpg

SOLD 2012 build, captain is 6'1", stoker is 5'7". Gates drive, Di2 10 spd....
Forum: Foo
07-29-14, 08:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,045
Posted By papabiker

I had a Blendtec for a number of years, but had...

I had a Blendtec for a number of years, but had to buy a new jar about every year because the bearings in the blade assembly would eventually go bad and seize. I bought a Vitamix and love it. Check...
Forum: Foo
03-06-14, 07:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,511
Posted By papabiker

First birthday: 367509

First birthday:

367509
Forum: Foo
02-13-14, 09:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,595
Posted By papabiker

364185

364185
Forum: Foo
05-02-13, 08:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,326
Posted By papabiker

Papa is who I am to my grand kids. Biker is in...

Papa is who I am to my grand kids. Biker is in honor of a guy I once met who's neighbor had a cousin who knew a guy who rode a bike.
Forum: Foo
04-22-13, 08:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 566
Posted By papabiker

'So I assume the fish come out of the water...

'So I assume the fish come out of the water already fried?
Forum: Foo
04-08-13, 02:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 441
Posted By papabiker

Pork in moose vs. porkin' moose? I think you can...

Pork in moose vs. porkin' moose? I think you can be arrested for the latter.
Forum: Foo
02-22-13, 01:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 462
Posted By papabiker

Got any pie? I'd come trade a cheese Danish for...

Got any pie? I'd come trade a cheese Danish for a big-ol-boy sized piece of pie!
Forum: Foo
01-12-13, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 312
Posted By papabiker

We need to bait him back. Any master baiters...

We need to bait him back. Any master baiters around?
Forum: Foo
01-01-13, 08:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 567
Posted By papabiker

"For when the One Great Scorer comes to mark...

"For when the One Great Scorer comes to mark against your name, He writes not that you won or lost, but how you played the game." - Grantland Rice
12-27-12, 09:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 958
Posted By papabiker

It's now out of the box: ...

It's now out of the box:
http://i1136.photobucket.com/albums/n493/dlb102/BigRed_zps7e3fa88f.jpg
Forum: Foo
12-20-12, 01:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 379
Posted By papabiker

I've read the Behmor is quirky with darker...

I've read the Behmor is quirky with darker roasts. Do you find that to be true?
Forum: Foo
12-20-12, 09:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 379
Posted By papabiker

Coffee Roasters: Who's got 'em

What do you recommend for espresso blends?
Forum: Foo
12-19-12, 11:00 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,074
Posted By papabiker

Are these points redeemable for merchandise? Is...

Are these points redeemable for merchandise? Is there a chart that shows how many points certain infractions are worth?
Forum: Foo
12-15-12, 02:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 837
Posted By papabiker

Except that when the next guy walks in and see...

Except that when the next guy walks in and see you and gets a whiff, he's sure you are the stinker.
Forum: Foo
12-14-12, 02:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 837
Posted By papabiker

Most of my problems in the bathroom have to do...

Most of my problems in the bathroom have to do with....


Wait, never mind.
12-13-12, 08:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 958
Posted By papabiker

Here are the build notes - I'll get a picture as...

Here are the build notes - I'll get a picture as soon as it arrives:




Frame Model;

Tetra
12-13-12, 11:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 958
Posted By papabiker

It's in the box

New Tetra is shipping today. Momma's gonna have a big package under the tree!
Forum: Foo
12-13-12, 11:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 247
Posted By papabiker

I suggest cake. With candles.

I suggest cake. With candles.
Forum: Foo
12-13-12, 10:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 281
Posted By papabiker

Aren't you kinda sorta fishing now?

Aren't you kinda sorta fishing now?
Forum: Foo
12-12-12, 04:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 298
Posted By papabiker

Now I feel better. I got the goo off my shoe.

Now I feel better. I got the goo off my shoe.
Forum: Foo
12-12-12, 02:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 298
Posted By papabiker

Why is it

when I come here, I always feel like I've walked in during the last five minutes of a movie?
Forum: Foo
12-11-12, 03:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 247
Posted By papabiker

A lot of things are. We need to check out the...

A lot of things are. We need to check out the handbasket business.
Forum: Foo
12-07-12, 01:36 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,129
Posted By papabiker

Happy to contribute. 'Tis the memory of...

Happy to contribute. 'Tis the memory of traditional holiday festivities in the Old Country that brings tears to me eyes.
Forum: Foo
12-07-12, 01:24 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,129
Posted By papabiker

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qTx-sdR6Yzk

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qTx-sdR6Yzk
12-07-12, 11:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,388
Posted By papabiker

Thanks and you are correct. Default mode is to...

Thanks and you are correct. Default mode is to ride the new bike with the same measurements and see if a fit is warranted. The old bike had some components that did not allow the adjustments the...
12-06-12, 09:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,388
Posted By papabiker

Session with Jeff was great. We got a nice fit...

Session with Jeff was great. We got a nice fit on the Santana, but will likely go back for the new bike. I have lost about 20 pounds as well, so I'm guessing we'll see Jeff in the spring.

Bike...
12-06-12, 11:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,388
Posted By papabiker

Wayne, Thanks for the information. My wife...

Wayne,

Thanks for the information. My wife and I are anxiously waiting for a new Tetra to arrive. I am promised to have it to put under the tree and look forward to putting some miles in. I...
Forum: Foo
11-30-12, 04:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 598
Posted By papabiker

They just don't write Christmas hymns like that...

They just don't write Christmas hymns like that anymore....
Forum: Foo
10-09-12, 12:44 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 7,281
Posted By papabiker

I do have a Foobia.

I do have a Foobia.
Forum: Foo
10-06-12, 10:40 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,782
Posted By papabiker

Different tools for different needs. I use both....

Different tools for different needs. I use both. If I want a knife to carry around daily, SAK; if I want a more comprehensive tool while working in the shop/yard/house, I use the leatherman in a...
Forum: Foo
10-04-12, 04:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 491
Posted By papabiker

I only wish I had read your signature before I...

I only wish I had read your signature before I went out to the barn with my uncle Jack...
10-02-12, 12:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,749
Posted By papabiker

You might be able to buy a new tandem by selling...

You might be able to buy a new tandem by selling pictures of that "paint scheme"!
Forum: Foo
09-14-12, 12:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 310
Posted By papabiker

A touching ballad, no doubt, but some of us were...

A touching ballad, no doubt, but some of us were whipping it good before Devo suggested it.
Forum: Foo
08-03-12, 04:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 526
Posted By papabiker

Please define "dating"!

Please define "dating"!
Forum: Foo
08-02-12, 01:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 487
Posted By papabiker

In that case, how about a .45 or a 12 ga...

In that case, how about a .45 or a 12 ga...
Forum: Foo
08-02-12, 08:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 487
Posted By papabiker

If you can't find a saw with a deep enough...

If you can't find a saw with a deep enough throat, you might try a curved chisel or carving tool. You'll get a much better cut than with a steak knife.
Forum: Foo
07-31-12, 02:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 440
Posted By papabiker

Women with big hands make me feel, well, small....

Women with big hands make me feel, well, small....
Forum: Foo
07-29-12, 08:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,035
Posted By papabiker

Yup. I was running away to 200+ rhythms for brief...

Yup. I was running away to 200+ rhythms for brief periods mostly less than a couple of hours. Meds did little to correct this. I had an ablation procedure done about 5 years ago after which...
07-29-12, 02:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,078
Posted By papabiker

Do you have any idea what the daily rate is for a...

Do you have any idea what the daily rate is for a wrench and his wench?
Forum: Foo
07-25-12, 04:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 970
Posted By papabiker

Papa biker, in addition to being a placeholder in...

Papa biker, in addition to being a placeholder in the great game of life is a role model extraordinaire for the mediocre.

As for plonker, asked and answered. I might dd that several of the terms...
Forum: Foo
07-25-12, 09:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 970
Posted By papabiker

Wanker? Definitely not. Yanker? Well,...

Wanker? Definitely not.

Yanker? Well, maybe....
07-24-12, 07:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,733
Posted By papabiker

Wayne, Thanks for this informative post. I...

Wayne,

Thanks for this informative post. I spoke with Jeff today and was quite impressed with his attention to my questions. We plan to go see him as soon as we get back from vacation.
07-24-12, 07:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,168
Posted By papabiker

That was helpful, and thanks. We have decided to...

That was helpful, and thanks. We have decided to get fit for the current bike and consider a new one. Based on our age and considering the likelihood that this is "the One", we will probably order a...
07-23-12, 01:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,168
Posted By papabiker

Of all the perils I've considered as a cyclist,...

Of all the perils I've considered as a cyclist, getting shot was not one. Wow.
07-23-12, 11:16 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,168
Posted By papabiker

The pics are from the e-Bay listing, I have moved...

The pics are from the e-Bay listing, I have moved the captains saddle up several inches, but yes, the frame is an x-large. The juice/squeeze ratio is my biggest issue, but I must say the bike is a...
07-23-12, 10:40 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,168
Posted By papabiker

Thanks again to all for the informative replies. ...

Thanks again to all for the informative replies. My wife and I are re-living our youth on the Santana. We rode a tandem together in grade school (although we were not married then!) and both ride...
07-23-12, 10:20 AM
Replies: 1,813
Views: 331,303
Posted By papabiker

Thanks for the welcome, Bill. The delightful...

Thanks for the welcome, Bill. The delightful creature pictured is one of my granddaughters. What a blessing! Now, to the important stuff:

Cream pie! Banana, lemon meringue, chocolate, coconut...
07-22-12, 12:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,168
Posted By papabiker

Thank you, Wayne. Did you have a LBS help with...

Thank you, Wayne. Did you have a LBS help with component selection and assembly? I'm by no means a wrench, have a great relationship with a local shop, but there seems to be no one there who deals...
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