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09-07-06, 07:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 589
Posted By jstream

Go with the primo's... they work for you.

Go with the primo's... they work for you.
09-07-06, 07:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,381
Posted By jstream

Not very bright walking with a stroller, in the...

Not very bright walking with a stroller, in the road, with traffic coming from behind... She should have been walking on your side. No, I don't think you did anything wrong.
09-06-06, 08:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 610
Posted By jstream

A wonderful idea. Hopefully you can get it past...

A wonderful idea. Hopefully you can get it past the potential legal issues and make it work!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-06, 08:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 821
Posted By jstream

:D Actually, I'm quite happy. She now wants to...

:D Actually, I'm quite happy. She now wants to get out and ride, and often (on days that I'm off teaching when she gets home) will go out and ride by herself now. Never did that before. I think...
09-06-06, 07:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 715
Posted By jstream

Try this... If you know you're going to get...

Try this... If you know you're going to get muddy, hose down the bike with WD-40 before you go. Frame, fork, etc. Then when you get home, a simple garden hose is all you'll need to wash the mud...
09-06-06, 07:22 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,383
Posted By jstream

All the time.

All the time.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-06, 09:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 487
Posted By jstream

Hey Hip, welcome to my side of town! Some very...

Hey Hip, welcome to my side of town! Some very good riding around here as you found out. Lot's more around as well. On a side note, my wife and I got married at Villa Terrace.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-06, 10:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 193
Posted By jstream

I'd tend to say get the spec. It will cost...

I'd tend to say get the spec. It will cost probably just as much (or more) to upgrade the old one.
Forum: Great Lakes
09-05-06, 10:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,445
Posted By jstream

I agree. Sheboygan county is really gorgeous...

I agree. Sheboygan county is really gorgeous right now from a) a biking standpoint with new, fresh roads, and b) the colors are simply gorgeous after all the rain we've had. Nothing is barren or...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-06, 09:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 821
Posted By jstream

My wife came with me on an organized ride last...

My wife came with me on an organized ride last year. Riding her old Giant hybrid on the 30 mile route was just too much for her... she split off on the 15 and went off to the wine and harvest...
09-05-06, 08:51 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,342
Posted By jstream

A Trek 930 no suspension at all. Still have it...

A Trek 930 no suspension at all. Still have it although due to several injuries - back, ribs it no longer fits me at all. Relegated to trainer duty with a hideous adjustable stem set nearly...
Forum: Great Lakes
09-03-06, 09:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,445
Posted By jstream

I guess that issue is still open for the...

I guess that issue is still open for the scheduled repaving in like 2011, but I hear that another option might be in the works. I hope so. That's a long climb over that bridge... especially from...
Forum: Great Lakes
09-02-06, 07:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,445
Posted By jstream

It's only gravel untill brown deer rd. After...

It's only gravel untill brown deer rd. After that, you move over to the parks along the river until just south of hampton where you pick up the oak leaf trail. That's the connector that hopefully...
Forum: Commuting
09-01-06, 12:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,574
Posted By jstream

Yes, me. I don't see the point in not stopping. ...

Yes, me. I don't see the point in not stopping. Ultimately I always seem to end up ahead of many cars anyways. It's a commute, not a training ride - if I want the training, I'll head out onto...
Forum: Commuting
09-01-06, 11:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,089
Posted By jstream

Those have got to be the prettiest fenders I've...

Those have got to be the prettiest fenders I've ever seen! With plastic, you could probably trim them to fit in much the same way.
09-01-06, 11:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,029
Posted By jstream

Woo Hoo! While because of my job, I should never...

Woo Hoo! While because of my job, I should never praise violence... Sometimes it just has to be done. Personally, I would have gone for the make, model, & license # and called it in. A hands free...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-06, 09:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,619
Posted By jstream

+1 But seriously, look at the classic and...

+1

But seriously, look at the classic and vintage forum and see how long this stuff can last. Far longer than most of us want to keep riding it:D I look at the guy a couple doors down from me...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-06, 09:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 837
Posted By jstream

Get the fixie and live my dream.

Get the fixie and live my dream.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-06, 09:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 270
Posted By jstream

Sounds like a great area, wish people were so...

Sounds like a great area, wish people were so friendly around here. Used to be, fellow riders waved to each other while out and about... not anymore.

Bianchi's are becoming the new Trek?:eek:
Forum: Commuting
09-01-06, 09:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 878
Posted By jstream

For many things, my mechanic is free and loves to...

For many things, my mechanic is free and loves to tinker. For the wife's new ride, Andrew at Crank Daddy's in Milwaukee is absolutely wonderful. Works till it's right... period.
Forum: Great Lakes
09-01-06, 09:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 802
Posted By jstream

Bike for Wisconsin Ride

Sunday, September 17, 2006 Ride Start: 7 - 9 a.m.
Cedarburg High School fieldhouse entrance
W68 N611 Evergreen Blvd.
Cedarburg , WI

Distances: 11, 16, 30, and 62 miles

Ozaukee...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-06, 08:27 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,878
Posted By jstream

Typically somewhere in between for me. Rad...

Typically somewhere in between for me.

Rad - very pretty!
Forum: Commuting
09-01-06, 07:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,035
Posted By jstream

Ditto on both the ride and the weight loss!:)

Ditto on both the ride and the weight loss!:)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-06, 08:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,237
Posted By jstream

Way to go!!! Keep it up! I'm still trying to...

Way to go!!! Keep it up! I'm still trying to work the fear out of my head, and it's been more than a year and a half. Longest ride in all that time has only been about 20 nervous miles.:(
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-06, 08:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,009
Posted By jstream

Ooohhh I don't know... one of the guys in the Bay...

Ooohhh I don't know... one of the guys in the Bay View Bike Club has a custom Waterford that absolutely SCREAMS OCP!!!! Go for it Hip!:D
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-06, 04:02 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,369
Posted By jstream

No, but it hasn't lessened my anger any. But...

No, but it hasn't lessened my anger any. But what the crash did do is make me very nervous on the one thing i truly love and feel comfortable on... my bike. Riding is getting a bit easier now, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-06, 03:57 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,724
Posted By jstream

6 years? Amazing self control Hip. I usually...

6 years? Amazing self control Hip. I usually make myself feel better by saying it in a conversational voice to myself, but yes, every now and then you just have to let it out!
08-31-06, 11:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 387
Posted By jstream

Re-truing a wheel while not overly difficult,...

Re-truing a wheel while not overly difficult, might not be a good thing to start with. Get your feet wet on other aspects of the bike first. Lubing a chain is really quite simple, no need to remove...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-06, 09:50 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,369
Posted By jstream

This is my post from a year and a half ago... ...

This is my post from a year and a half ago...

My luck ran out on a week and a half ago. I was riding
on a local bike/multiuse path, and just 5 miles into my ride (and fortunately less than a...
08-31-06, 09:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,913
Posted By jstream

Then go a little over $700 for the Milwaukee...

Then go a little over $700 for the Milwaukee Bicycle Co. No, I don't work for them, I just live in milwaukee;)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-06, 08:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 854
Posted By jstream

+1 :D

+1 :D
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-06, 08:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 898
Posted By jstream

The frames performance enhancing drugs wore off...

The frames performance enhancing drugs wore off (it's a lemond after all)... Give it another shot of epo and you're good for another year:eek: :rolleyes:

But seriously, hard riding means more...
Forum: Commuting
08-31-06, 08:11 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,574
Posted By jstream

So call me crazy, but am I the only one here who...

So call me crazy, but am I the only one here who doesn't mind stopping for red lights and stop signs? It's just a commute, not a race. I enjoy the chance to stop and look around. See what the...
Forum: Commuting
08-31-06, 08:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,545
Posted By jstream

:roflmao: :roflmao: :roflmao: :roflmao:

:roflmao: :roflmao: :roflmao: :roflmao:
08-30-06, 08:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 535
Posted By jstream

I would say play with the rise and length of the...

I would say play with the rise and length of the stem first. If that fixes the problem, fine, if it only partially fixes the problem, then look at new (riser) bars as well. These are all steps I...
Forum: Commuting
08-30-06, 08:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,079
Posted By jstream

If you think too much about it, you'll never get...

If you think too much about it, you'll never get it done. Treat the mountain bike as a resistance trainer. I ride to work whenever possible... 7-9 miles each way depending on whether I decide to...
08-30-06, 08:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 732
Posted By jstream

Left on over time? Possibly, or even probably. ...

Left on over time? Possibly, or even probably. Many sport drinks do have a great deal of salt in them as well, and that might have an effect. If in doubt, wipe it down quickly after a ride.

;)...
08-30-06, 07:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 819
Posted By jstream

Maybe true, but overall this sounds like good...

Maybe true, but overall this sounds like good things for cyclists.:)
Forum: Great Lakes
08-30-06, 07:50 AM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 111,566
Posted By jstream

Do you do the oak leaf in the morning? What do...

Do you do the oak leaf in the morning? What do you ride? I'm always walking a pair of springers back there in the morning.
Forum: Great Lakes
08-30-06, 07:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,445
Posted By jstream

Ultimately, it's supposed to end up connecting...

Ultimately, it's supposed to end up connecting all the way to the bay-something-or-other trail in green bay. And I'm told they are working on a connector to the two parts of the oak leaf trail along...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-06, 08:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,086
Posted By jstream

Look at most "stock" bikes out there today... ...

Look at most "stock" bikes out there today... "Mismatched" components all over the place. Not a problem at all.
Forum: Commuting
08-29-06, 07:56 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,715
Posted By jstream

+1 for using my favorite weapon :D

+1 for using my favorite weapon :D
Forum: Great Lakes
08-29-06, 07:45 AM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 111,566
Posted By jstream

No reason to stop until the ice comes;)

No reason to stop until the ice comes;)
08-28-06, 09:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 869
Posted By jstream

For indoor use (on the trainer) mount the sensor...

For indoor use (on the trainer) mount the sensor on the rear wheel, and the computer on either the seat tube, or the top tube. It will work, you just might not be able to see it while you're riding.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-06, 11:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,670
Posted By jstream

Mine are 4+ years old, machine washed, usually...

Mine are 4+ years old, machine washed, usually machine dried, and they are only now starting to go... the pads are flattening. Woolite is much harsher than you would think. Don't use woolite.
08-28-06, 09:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 720
Posted By jstream

Zip Strip (marine version) is available at Home...

Zip Strip (marine version) is available at Home Depot and others. Non-Flamable, non-explosive, and will give you some time to wash it off if you get it on your skin.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-06, 09:00 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,813
Posted By jstream

Yes, the one and only, very same Jerry. He is...

Yes, the one and only, very same Jerry. He is more than a cycling fixture in this town... he IS cycling in this town.

Yeah, but 20 years ago, he probably rode one every other day:eek:
08-28-06, 08:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,049
Posted By jstream

Mid to late 70's at a guess.

Mid to late 70's at a guess.
Forum: Commuting
08-28-06, 08:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 764
Posted By jstream

I have an LL Bean messenger bag with the...

I have an LL Bean messenger bag with the illuminix piping on it. Two AA batteries in a holder in one of the pockets. The piping lights up either constant or flashing and can be see for quite a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-06, 08:02 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,813
Posted By jstream

WAY TO GO HIP!!!! A wonderful accomplishment. ...

WAY TO GO HIP!!!! A wonderful accomplishment. Sounds like you had a good group around you, and you didn't really notice the miles going by... Just like everyone here told you would happen:) And...
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