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01-26-04, 03:59 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,646
Posted By L J Horton

SAM, SAm, Sam, sam...tsk, tsk. You should be...

SAM, SAm, Sam, sam...tsk, tsk. You should be ashameed of yourself. This is a thread about a gun or guns, not the political forum.
I'm surprised at you. You've been around long enough to know the...
01-25-04, 07:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,646
Posted By L J Horton

Sirspinsalot, I don't talk like Mainers, if you...

Sirspinsalot, I don't talk like Mainers, if you want to read the Maine accent check out the non-sequiter cartoon strip by Wiley. But my girlfren don't let me leave the house cuz she says she likes my...
01-25-04, 12:26 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,646
Posted By L J Horton

Cipher and Sam; I really do have that many Ti...

Cipher and Sam;
I really do have that many Ti bikes plus Aluminum, carbon and steel ones too, but I showed yur replies ta my girlfren and she told me flat out, if I wuz ta git all them guns and put...
01-25-04, 08:15 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,646
Posted By L J Horton

Sam! Hey Sam! Yohoo, SAAAAAM! I gots a...

Sam! Hey Sam! Yohoo, SAAAAAM!
I gots a question. Serious. No flame. No spam. Serious. OK? I gots three, count um 3 Litespeeds: Road, Touring amd Mountain. I also gots 2 Merlins, made by Litespeed...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-04, 07:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By L J Horton

I've been told by a wheel manufacturer that you...

I've been told by a wheel manufacturer that you can put a 10 speed cassette on a 9 speed hub but you can't put a 9 speed cassette on a 10 speed hub.
12-07-03, 04:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,527
Posted By L J Horton

NO! NO! NO! White anklets have been my choice for...

NO! NO! NO! White anklets have been my choice for years. But I',m not fashion conscious.
Forum: Foo
12-05-03, 07:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 590
Posted By L J Horton

Sam --I wish you'd shorten your name--DaBikinMan;...

Sam --I wish you'd shorten your name--DaBikinMan; The proiblem with being a "RealMan" FROM Maine is that there are so few of them. People from AWAY come here to live and foolishly get the idea that...
Forum: Foo
12-05-03, 03:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 590
Posted By L J Horton

LittleBigMan, using smiles would take all th fun...

LittleBigMan, using smiles would take all th fun out of teasing, but if you insist:
:D ;) :) :rolleyes: :p :roflmao:
12-05-03, 10:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,189
Posted By L J Horton

Santini makes a XXl show cover. Your LBS can...

Santini makes a XXl show cover. Your LBS can order them from QBP. They ain't cheap though. May cost as much as cheap shoes.
Forum: Foo
12-05-03, 10:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 590
Posted By L J Horton

This probably should have been put in the...

This probably should have been put in the Political forum, (where it could be ignored) but what the hell, it's here now so let's have at it.
I assume you are speaking for all the Gaugia boys when...
11-28-03, 04:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 679
Posted By L J Horton

You're absolutely right about finding gold...

You're absolutely right about finding gold amongst the dross in Thrifts.
11-26-03, 07:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,506
Posted By L J Horton

prestonjb, since carbon doesn't rust, there's no...

prestonjb, since carbon doesn't rust, there's no need for grease. It just makes a mess.
Forum: Introductions
11-26-03, 11:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By L J Horton

Welcome to the forums. In can be a fun place at...

Welcome to the forums. In can be a fun place at times. Hope you'll be an active member. Looking forward to your input and stories.
11-26-03, 08:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 359
Posted By L J Horton

Drug stores and some shoe stores carry Dr....

Drug stores and some shoe stores carry Dr. Schols(sp/) plastic orthotics that are moldable. Used them in my running shoes for years. Not too expensive.
11-26-03, 08:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,431
Posted By L J Horton

At auto supply stores you can get hones for...

At auto supply stores you can get hones for cleaning brake cylinders that work in a hand drill.

There is also a product for removing rust from the insides of steel tubes called Flex-Hone that may...
11-24-03, 03:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,480
Posted By L J Horton

Wipperman CONNEX chains are as good or better...

Wipperman CONNEX chains are as good or better than Rohloff and maybe cheaper.
Just because some magazine promotes a chain to satisfy advertisers egos, doesn't make it the be all, end all product on...
11-24-03, 10:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 390
Posted By L J Horton

1) the brake bolts are replaceable 2) There...

1) the brake bolts are replaceable

2) There are no adapters to go from 27" to 26". There used to be some to go from 27" to 700c, but I don't think they are available any more.

3) yes.
Forum: Introductions
11-24-03, 10:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 404
Posted By L J Horton

Welcome to the Forums!! Recently a post was made...

Welcome to the Forums!! Recently a post was made referring our membership having a wide age group from teens to septgenarians. Now it will have to be revised to include an octogenarian. You may be...
11-23-03, 07:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,099
Posted By L J Horton

If this thing is ever made available you can be...

If this thing is ever made available you can be sure the cops will glomb onto it "to protect the public" and stop speeders and the device will put an end to high speed chases. Then, of course, they...
11-18-03, 06:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 511
Posted By L J Horton

They were pretty good bikes. The only ones I ever...

They were pretty good bikes. The only ones I ever saw had Huret, Simplex and Stronglight parts with center pull brakes. The disadvantage was that all the parts had French threads.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-03, 05:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 978
Posted By L J Horton

If mounting the pump keeps the cable from moving...

If mounting the pump keeps the cable from moving properly it will cause either your rear brake or your front derailleur from working the way it should.
11-17-03, 05:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,620
Posted By L J Horton

Thanks for the update, Richard. Hope the recovery...

Thanks for the update, Richard. Hope the recovery goes well, the pain subsides and you're out of that cast quickly.
Replaying the accident in your mind is a lesson in frustration. Try to put it...
11-15-03, 07:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,975
Posted By L J Horton

I can't afford one, but several of my friends do....

I can't afford one, but several of my friends do. If you want the finest quality custom bike in Ti, Holland's is the place to get it. They are simply beautiful machines.
Forum: Touring
11-10-03, 07:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,109
Posted By L J Horton

The only time I've ever had trouble going down...

The only time I've ever had trouble going down hill on a fully loaded bike with 4 panniers was because the load was improperly balanced.

Haven't done a trailer tour, but it seems to me that going...
11-09-03, 04:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 386
Posted By L J Horton

With freewheels there is no specific hub. They...

With freewheels there is no specific hub. They all, 5,6,7,8 thread on the the wheel hub.

If you are talking about a cassette, I don't know, but my guess is yes.
11-09-03, 01:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,300
Posted By L J Horton

Mike, I think you are out of touch with the...

Mike, I think you are out of touch with the market.
Remember the Litespeed that was posted for over a million dollars? Well a HUFFY ought to be worth at least a third as much as a Litespeed,...
11-08-03, 04:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,433
Posted By L J Horton

Bad luck, Richard. My wish is for a quick and...

Bad luck, Richard. My wish is for a quick and complete recovery. You're a vital part of these forums and hope you'll be able to post and keep us up dated during recovery. Be good to yourself.
11-08-03, 04:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 948
Posted By L J Horton

Ok. I guesstimate 20 miles per day 183 days per...

Ok. I guesstimate 20 miles per day 183 days per year. That gives me a grand total of well over .20 per mile.
11-08-03, 04:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 948
Posted By L J Horton

Are you asking cost per bike? Many of us have...

Are you asking cost per bike? Many of us have several bikes.
I especially liked your break down of items. "Udder Balm" being one of the most important. I wouldn't dare leave home without it!...
Forum: Introductions
11-07-03, 04:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 193
Posted By L J Horton

Welcome to the forums. Quite a few members from...

Welcome to the forums. Quite a few members from the UK. Looking forward to futue posts.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-03, 09:32 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,769
Posted By L J Horton

White bibs make your tan look darker and sexier...

White bibs make your tan look darker and sexier and...
Forum: Commuting
11-06-03, 05:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 927
Posted By L J Horton

Rig up a small jib and tack your way to work.

Rig up a small jib and tack your way to work.
11-04-03, 09:48 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,993
Posted By L J Horton

You could probably save money shipping it UPS and...

You could probably save money shipping it UPS and it won't be torn open, examined and repacked in a haphazard way by the investigators seeking terrorist bombs and such.
You'll need someone on the...
11-04-03, 09:36 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,891
Posted By L J Horton

I have a very nice whimsical blue donated by...

I have a very nice whimsical blue donated by microsoft which is dotted with a few delightful icons of dubious value because I never use any of them.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-03, 06:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 557
Posted By L J Horton

I have a friend with the couplings but now...

I have a friend with the couplings but now refuses to fly with it. In order to fit the bike into the travel box it has to be packed in a precise way or wheels get bent, scratches occur and other...
11-03-03, 02:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,709
Posted By L J Horton

I'm just going to second what the REV said....

I'm just going to second what the REV said. There's no earthly reason for a coaster brake to squeal unless it is without grease. You should take it back.
11-03-03, 10:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,156
Posted By L J Horton

Going to the school will give you expanded...

Going to the school will give you expanded knowledge that would be hard for you to gain in a shop. Plus, I believe, they have a frame class which expands your capabilities even further.
The...
Forum: Foo
11-03-03, 10:01 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,521
Posted By L J Horton

I think you might be opening a can of worms --no...

I think you might be opening a can of worms --no pun intended.

I'm in favor of the procedure.
Forum: Foo
11-03-03, 06:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 629
Posted By L J Horton

The first thought that came to my mind was: Is...

The first thought that came to my mind was: Is this guy one of the forum members who claims to ride with a gun?

We don't know the answer, of course, but I hope he is not. I would also hope that...
11-03-03, 06:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 785
Posted By L J Horton

I don't think you could make the message large...

I don't think you could make the message large enough to be read. Most peoples backs aren't broad enough.

The other thought that comes to mind is that most drivers who hit us, say: "I didn't see...
11-03-03, 06:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,325
Posted By L J Horton

Check auto supply stores. They have similar guns...

Check auto supply stores. They have similar guns for half the price.
11-02-03, 04:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 940
Posted By L J Horton

Good Luck, Denver. I want you to be fit and...

Good Luck, Denver. I want you to be fit and healthy come Spring so you can tear up that bike path again!
11-02-03, 03:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 743
Posted By L J Horton

Roadmaster was primarily a dept. store bike. ...

Roadmaster was primarily a dept. store bike.
The Thunderbird FD was early low grade Shimano. I think it was replaced by Tourney --which is still around.
Makes me think the whole package is...
11-02-03, 03:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 587
Posted By L J Horton

The internet, and price cutting will be putting...

The internet, and price cutting will be putting even more among the unemployed.
15 years ago there were more than 10,000, shops in the US. Now there is just a few over 5,000.
11-02-03, 12:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,457
Posted By L J Horton

Feet shoulder width apart. Raise one hand...

Feet shoulder width apart. Raise one hand straight over the head and with the other tilt to the side trying to touch as low down on the leg as possible. Repeat on opposite side. 10 reps or more.
...
11-02-03, 12:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,594
Posted By L J Horton

The positron cables are still available through...

The positron cables are still available through some distributors. Oddly enough they come in different lengths for different frames. The cable --which is really a stiff, non-woven wire-- can not be...
11-02-03, 11:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,987
Posted By L J Horton

The frame is repairable. Any competent shop...

The frame is repairable. Any competent shop should have the equipment to straighten it, realign the frame and check the fork too.

Around here the cost would be $50. to $100. But the frames really...
Forum: Introductions
11-01-03, 01:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 313
Posted By L J Horton

For the compact portable air horn, check Boat...

For the compact portable air horn, check Boat Supply stores. They sell thenm as fog horns. Quite loud.

...And welcome to the forums.
11-01-03, 06:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 595
Posted By L J Horton

Stretching the leg muscles several times a day is...

Stretching the leg muscles several times a day is the quickest relief.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-03, 02:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,030
Posted By L J Horton

I just bought a pair but haven't received them...

I just bought a pair but haven't received them yet.

For anyone interested: They are made here in the US in Connecticut.

I'm not sure if these are meant to be everyday wheels. I intend them for...
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