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Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-13, 08:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 529
Posted By kingnutterrick

I understand what you are saying, I rode a...

I understand what you are saying, I rode a mountain bike for 5 yrs, and upgraded everything after several years of riding. I could ride it for some time, and decide what I like, and dislike. I have...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-13, 08:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 529
Posted By kingnutterrick

To buy another road bike or up grade.

In august, I bought my first rode bike, which is a GT 4 series. It was a rush job, but it was good price at the time. I added upgrades of a saddle, and pedals. The bike is a perfect fit, except the...
09-09-13, 09:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 961
Posted By kingnutterrick

Thank you, I learn sometime new everyday from u...

Thank you, I learn sometime new everyday from u guys.
09-09-13, 09:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 961
Posted By kingnutterrick

Crank brothers 5050

I have problem with this new crank brothers 5050. 339599
I was looking for a place on the pedal to use my 9/16 wrench to tighten. But the spindle is round, and it is driving me crazy. I want to...
01-19-13, 08:56 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,724
Posted By kingnutterrick

Indianapolis Indiana is a good place to search....

Indianapolis Indiana is a good place to search. It has many surrounding areas with bicycle paths, Bloomingdale is a nice college town, with bike paths, shops, state parks, museums, and liberal...
Forum: Touring
01-16-13, 09:07 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,555
Posted By kingnutterrick

Beautiful saddles Will, I am ordering a brook 17...

Beautiful saddles Will, I am ordering a brook 17 this payday.
12-25-11, 07:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,084
Posted By kingnutterrick

I deal with lou for all my winter, and spring...

I deal with lou for all my winter, and spring clothes, he is the greatest guy.
Forum: Commuting
02-24-11, 07:09 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 56,797
Posted By kingnutterrick

Thanks Frank, I will look for them overseas.

Thanks Frank, I will look for them overseas.
Forum: Great Lakes
01-22-11, 06:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,473
Posted By kingnutterrick

I would love to do this tour, but I am car-free,...

I would love to do this tour, but I am car-free, and would need to figure out a way back New Buffalo with my bike.
01-08-11, 07:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 941
Posted By kingnutterrick

I buy all my winter stuff from Lou. I want to buy...

I buy all my winter stuff from Lou. I want to buy a new jacket, but old fox wear jacket is going strong. Lou is the best.
Forum: Touring
06-03-10, 07:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 773
Posted By kingnutterrick

Good luck hope you enjoy every minute.

Good luck hope you enjoy every minute.
Forum: Foo
06-03-10, 07:16 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 5,363
Posted By kingnutterrick

Go see her, who cares if you think you are...

Go see her, who cares if you think you are whipped. I traveled to Japan for a long distance romance. I worked in Seattle for Boeing, and traveled to Japan twice a month to see my Gf. Did that for...
06-02-10, 11:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,504
Posted By kingnutterrick

thanks rollzone, I have all the things you...

thanks rollzone, I have all the things you mention. I just wanted to know how it was working for you. I haven't had the time to mess with it until this coming month. I have a tour plan for the UP in...
05-30-10, 08:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,504
Posted By kingnutterrick

I know this is an old thread. I was wondering if...

I know this is an old thread. I was wondering if anyone tried Pedal power+system. I am debating on using it on my tour, or commute.
Forum: Commuting
05-09-10, 07:51 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 7,691
Posted By kingnutterrick

I am an aircraft mechanic, self-employed. I...

I am an aircraft mechanic, self-employed. I maintain a small private fleet for various owners. I work at a local casino in the valet department for the insurance. Pay is not bad.
Forum: Touring
05-01-10, 06:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 646
Posted By kingnutterrick

The reason I work two jobs is I have a lot of...

The reason I work two jobs is I have a lot of medical cost from the past, and present. I have lost a wife to aids, and a 17 month daughter who is HIV positive. I took up cycling to escape my stress....
Forum: Touring
05-01-10, 03:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 646
Posted By kingnutterrick

learning big lesson!

I work two jobs, so I don't wrench on my bike very much, so I depend on the LBS. I tour every six months somewhere in the country. This year, I am replacing a wheel set, and most of the components. I...
Forum: Touring
04-11-10, 07:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,523
Posted By kingnutterrick

Trekking bars could be an easier option. Nasbar...

Trekking bars could be an easier option. Nasbar carries a cheap pair. I have been using them for several years.
04-03-10, 05:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,713
Posted By kingnutterrick

thanks everyone for the advise.

thanks everyone for the advise.
04-01-10, 06:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,713
Posted By kingnutterrick

change out a crank on a raleigh super course

Hi Everyone,

I took my super course out for a ride. The ride was really nice. On my post ride inspection, I notice my rings teeth on my crank is worn down. The bike is 1971, plus it has the 26ti...
Forum: Touring
03-11-10, 05:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 402
Posted By kingnutterrick

thanks for the link. This can be useful in the...

thanks for the link. This can be useful in the future.
Forum: Touring
03-05-10, 02:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 906
Posted By kingnutterrick

Is the Dahon Biologic Reecharge being sold to...

Is the Dahon Biologic Reecharge being sold to the public. It is march, and the company said it would be ready by now. Has anyone bought it?
Forum: Touring
03-05-10, 12:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 906
Posted By kingnutterrick

Thanks will be following this item's progress.

Thanks will be following this item's progress.
03-01-10, 06:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,504
Posted By kingnutterrick

Not to steal your thread, but I have been wanting...

Not to steal your thread, but I have been wanting to recharge my i pod, and gps on my tours. I bought a Schmidt hub
last weekend for my morning commute. I use the same bike for touring. This...
Forum: Touring
02-19-10, 10:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 628
Posted By kingnutterrick

Thanks for the advice.

Thanks for the advice.
Forum: Touring
02-18-10, 09:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 628
Posted By kingnutterrick

Shipping a bike

I am planning a trip from Mackinaw city to Michigan city Indiana. I wanted to visit Mackinac Island. I wanted to ship my bicycle ahead to a local bike shop in the area. I will have my LBS pack it,...
Forum: Touring
01-24-10, 06:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 587
Posted By kingnutterrick

I emailed thorn cycles, and they recommended Mt...

I emailed thorn cycles, and they recommended Mt Tura forks. It should fit most MTBs
Forum: Touring
01-23-10, 05:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 587
Posted By kingnutterrick

thorn sherpa forks

I was looking at buying a thorn Sherpa frame and building it up. I have a giant boulder with a surly fork. I was shopping on SJS cycles website, and saw they sold a Sherpa fork. I know the Sherpa...
01-02-10, 08:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 895
Posted By kingnutterrick

Chicagorick I live an hour away from you. I camp...

Chicagorick I live an hour away from you. I camp at different state parks in Michigan. I stay at a state near south haven Michigan. The park is called van Buren state park. You can ride the Kal-Haven...
Forum: Commuting
01-01-10, 07:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 431
Posted By kingnutterrick

what do you think of my choice, and will it work.

Hi Guys

I am going to upgrade my commuter bike. I ride a giant boulder. I have a lot of good components on it. When. I upgrade this bike, the existing parts are going on a 2009 giant se. I love...
Forum: Commuting
12-27-09, 08:52 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,540
Posted By kingnutterrick

I use the moose mitt with a thin wool glove. My...

I use the moose mitt with a thin wool glove. My hands stay warm, and I use the hand warmers when the temperature hits below 0.
Forum: Foo
12-21-09, 05:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 833
Posted By kingnutterrick

tie; avatar, and blind side

tie; avatar, and blind side
Forum: Touring
10-09-09, 06:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 836
Posted By kingnutterrick

I am just waiting for the colors to change in...

I am just waiting for the colors to change in Michigan. I ride in a lot of forest area, and it will be pretty.
Forum: Touring
10-09-09, 03:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 548
Posted By kingnutterrick

bobframe thanks for the link. I will look at...

bobframe thanks for the link. I will look at those bags this winter.
Forum: Touring
10-09-09, 03:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 548
Posted By kingnutterrick

cb400bill I will take you up on the offer next...

cb400bill I will take you up on the offer next spring. I will be heading up there for the tulip fest in Holland.
Forum: Touring
10-09-09, 03:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 678
Posted By kingnutterrick

Thanks everyone for the input. This is why I come...

Thanks everyone for the input. This is why I come to you for advise. I have new xt hubs on the bike. I think Phil woods are nice, but over the top. I do commute in the dark, but I have very good...
Forum: Touring
10-09-09, 10:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 678
Posted By kingnutterrick

I am sorry guys, the $1200.00 is going towards...

I am sorry guys, the $1200.00 is going towards the whole touring budget. I wanted to put a large chunk of the budget towards the wheels. When I was on a four day tour, I use my Ipod everyday during...
Forum: Touring
10-08-09, 06:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 678
Posted By kingnutterrick

need to make a choice

The touring season has ended for me with the my South Haven trip. I will be changing over to my winter ride. During the winter I want to build a pair of new wheels. I had a pair built this past...
Forum: Touring
10-05-09, 07:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,592
Posted By kingnutterrick

On the giant I replace the handle bars with...

On the giant I replace the handle bars with Nasbar trekking bars. It gives you so many hand positions.
Forum: Touring
10-05-09, 07:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,592
Posted By kingnutterrick

I tour with a giant boulder, it has 7500 miles on...

I tour with a giant boulder, it has 7500 miles on it. It's a great fit, and easily handles my large frame, and very heavy loads. Fit is most important.
Forum: Touring
10-05-09, 07:21 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,320
Posted By kingnutterrick

I like mtbs, and the 26' wheel, so I made a...

I like mtbs, and the 26' wheel, so I made a touring bike out of a Giant boulder. I put a $1000.00 into it, and rides very smooth. The rest of the money is used for touring. It is a tool, I use to see...
Forum: Touring
10-04-09, 07:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 548
Posted By kingnutterrick

It's hard pack. I saw many people on road bikes,...

It's hard pack. I saw many people on road bikes, hybrids, mountain bikes. I would put liners in my tires during the fall season. To much debris from the trees, because I pulled a thorn from my front...
Forum: Touring
10-04-09, 12:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 548
Posted By kingnutterrick

I am uploading my bike, I used, and some other...

I am uploading my bike, I used, and some other pics of the trip.
Forum: Touring
10-04-09, 12:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 548
Posted By kingnutterrick

four day trip to South Haven

I just finished a 4 day trip to south Haven, and Saugatuck Mi. I took this trip to work out a few wrinkles in my touring style. I have never rode more then 40 miles in a day with a loaded bike. I...
09-06-09, 08:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 579
Posted By kingnutterrick

I have those tires on my 71 Raleigh, and they are...

I have those tires on my 71 Raleigh, and they are great. I use Schwalbe Marathon Plus tires on all my bikes. The cost is a bit high, but worth every penny.
Forum: Commuting
09-05-09, 06:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,747
Posted By kingnutterrick

I have four bikes in one room of the house. I use...

I have four bikes in one room of the house. I use a 1995 Schwinn edge for a commuter/winter bike.
I use a modified giant boulder for touring. I have 1971 Raleigh super course for my road bike. My...
09-05-09, 05:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,085
Posted By kingnutterrick

I put a Surly Instigator fork on my giant boulder...

I put a Surly Instigator fork on my giant boulder last march. It works great. I have tour the last three months with it on my bike, and it is still strong. It runs about $75-80.00 dollars.
09-04-09, 07:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,991
Posted By kingnutterrick

It is a very sweet looking bike. I hope you enjoy...

It is a very sweet looking bike. I hope you enjoy a every mile on that bike. I think it is really cool people still like the old classics. I just finished upgrading my Raleigh super course, and did...
08-15-09, 07:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 715
Posted By kingnutterrick

I have an old Schwinn World I want up grade a...

I have an old Schwinn World I want up grade a little. It is my beater for around town. I would like to have a spare derailleur it.
08-15-09, 07:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 715
Posted By kingnutterrick

I have been looking at suntour cyclone on eBay ...

I have been looking at suntour cyclone on eBay the past several weeks. I had a friend give me a shimano 600 derailleur today.
I did buy a claw adapter from Harris cycling. I hope it works with the...
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