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04-04-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,147
Posted By Wanderer

Tell her to send it back to Amazon for a refund!

Tell her to send it back to Amazon for a refund!
03-08-21, 06:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,031
Posted By Wanderer

Planet Bike Cascadias, on my Sirrus, and my...

Planet Bike Cascadias, on my Sirrus, and my Crosstrail. Love 'em.
01-12-21, 02:03 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,800
Posted By Wanderer

That's where I learned to shovel, 60 years back! ...

That's where I learned to shovel, 60 years back! In the corn crib, and the hog house! lol
01-11-21, 09:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,603
Posted By Wanderer

Way back when I was in the market for new bikes,...

Way back when I was in the market for new bikes, I rode many! The Trek and Specialized felt so much different.... I ended up with a Specialized Crosstrail, and a Specialized Sirrus Comp...

Trek...
12-20-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,617
Posted By Wanderer

47-622 is commonly referred to as a 45mm wide...

47-622 is commonly referred to as a 45mm wide tire.
12-09-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,524
Posted By Wanderer

Ridin In Winter

What a beautiful December day to go for a bike ride in the Midwest. Near Chicago

51 degrees, full sun, no wind !

30 glorious miles - IN DECEMBER!
12-09-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 884
Posted By Wanderer

I would send a pic to Brooks! Mine never did...

I would send a pic to Brooks! Mine never did that!
11-14-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,790
Posted By Wanderer

I have done quite a bit of wrenching on bikes...

I have done quite a bit of wrenching on bikes this year, because of the back up at the LBS. I even do their kids minor stuff for free when they come to pick their stuff up.

My son has been...
10-31-20, 06:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 270
Posted By Wanderer

Absolutely, put 'em on!

Absolutely, put 'em on!
10-28-20, 06:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 617
Posted By Wanderer

Yep, probably a ply slip from hitting something. ...

Yep, probably a ply slip from hitting something. Have had it happen on differing brands.
10-27-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 18,608
Posted By Wanderer

If you get any snow or ice, stay away from...

If you get any snow or ice, stay away from Marathon Supremes..... They do not like that stuff at all!

And, I love Marathon Supremes.
10-26-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,464
Posted By Wanderer

If you are in a snow or ice area, be very aware,...

If you are in a snow or ice area, be very aware, that Schwalbe Marathon Supremes, do NOT like snow or ice, at all!

Don't ask me how I know.

Suffice it to say, that I used to ride all winter...
10-26-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,768
Posted By Wanderer

These pics have me drooling! My Crosstrail...

These pics have me drooling!

My Crosstrail (gloss black) has a very good match with my Planet Bike black Cascadias, and I'm very happy with the look. They really do look OEM.

When I added black...
10-22-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,019
Posted By Wanderer

Zip ties, one around each leg, and one between...

Zip ties, one around each leg, and one between the two, one hanging from that, thru the fender eye.
10-20-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,421
Posted By Wanderer

Like I said earlier, I have had both Specialized...

Like I said earlier, I have had both Specialized and Ergon, and find the Specialized far more comfortable. I have now switched out all of my Ergons for the Body Geometry ones, and like them a whole...
10-19-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 7,757
Posted By Wanderer

Put em on pumpernickel or dark rye bread, and you...

Put em on pumpernickel or dark rye bread, and you will be close to heaven!
10-17-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,162
Posted By Wanderer

Isn't that illegal? I think Federal laws say...

Isn't that illegal? I think Federal laws say only red on the rear?
10-16-20, 04:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,157
Posted By Wanderer

Buy the Trek, and fix it with your friend! Don't...

Buy the Trek, and fix it with your friend! Don't wait too long. MHO
09-08-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,798
Posted By Wanderer

All I know, ist hat I occasionally need a bigger...

All I know, ist hat I occasionally need a bigger gear on the back!

How much bigger?

Bigger than the one on there!
Forum: Great Lakes
09-04-20, 05:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,452
Posted By Wanderer

Google Kane County Bike Maps. Lots out here,...

Google Kane County Bike Maps. Lots out here, from the Fox River Trails, to a lot more connected routes/ Only an hour away. Drive it or take the train to Aurora, and it starts right across the...
09-04-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,167
Posted By Wanderer

13% is significant, and you will notice it!

13% is significant, and you will notice it!
09-02-20, 08:25 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,620
Posted By Wanderer

Weight, any weight, matters! Ask anyone who has...

Weight, any weight, matters! Ask anyone who has gone for groceries, small or large!

The ride home is always harder, even if it is mostly downhill!
08-31-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,620
Posted By Wanderer

Don't kid yourself! Five or ten pounds makes a...

Don't kid yourself! Five or ten pounds makes a difference whenever you ride! The longer the ride, the larger the difference.

On a real long tour, you would be looking at where you can shed...
08-26-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 11,611
Posted By Wanderer

lol, Men, don't wear outfits!

lol, Men, don't wear outfits!
08-15-20, 08:09 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 29,860
Posted By Wanderer

Gosh, Giant makes great looking bikes!

Gosh, Giant makes great looking bikes!
08-07-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 932
Posted By Wanderer

I, almost always, wear padded bike shorts on my...

I, almost always, wear padded bike shorts on my hybrid. Also, my Selle AnAtomica seat is the most comfortable seat I have, and was, right out of the box! They have a good sale in the fall.
07-28-20, 03:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,052
Posted By Wanderer

Honestly, I thought that you, perhaps, needed a...

Honestly, I thought that you, perhaps, needed a direction to start looking. Therefore, the link to a pair.

With a little more info in the OP, I would have left it alone.

No snarkism intended.
07-27-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 15,594
Posted By Wanderer

I'm not scientific ---- all I know, is that it is...

I'm not scientific ---- all I know, is that it is easier to ride my Sirrus faster, over a given 30 mile loop, than my Crosstrail..... But, the Crosstrail is more comfortable.

Yes, the Sirrus uses...
07-14-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,154
Posted By Wanderer

A little windier today, and yes, there is a...

A little windier today, and yes, there is a LITTLE wind noise. It's not unbearable, and not constant.

Getting these hearing aids is one of the best things I have done..... I can hear so much more...
07-13-20, 05:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,154
Posted By Wanderer

I have not been in any really windy conditions,...

I have not been in any really windy conditions, as it's been pretty hot and still around here. Considering only a 15 MPH wind, it has not been an issue yet.

It sure is nice to be able to hear my...
07-11-20, 07:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,154
Posted By Wanderer

Noise

Finally got hearing aids from the VA yesterday.

I'm really surprised at how much I can hear now - stuff I completely forgot about!.

I'm sure I need to go back for some adjustments, but it sure...
06-29-20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,529
Posted By Wanderer

How true that is - the most comfortable bibs I...

How true that is - the most comfortable bibs I have are from Nashbar, of all places. Paid 34 bucks on sale! Should have bought 7 more, but they were all gone, never to return!
06-15-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 984
Posted By Wanderer

Parting is Such Sweet Sorrow!

It's been quite awhile since I've seen 200#, but I still visit here!

A good average for me is probably about 187 now, and I have been going steadily down from about 215#. I can see it, and feel...
05-25-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,786
Posted By Wanderer

If it rains, We have excuses!

If it rains, We have excuses!
05-22-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,786
Posted By Wanderer

Did thirty again today - and it was much easier...

Did thirty again today - and it was much easier on me! Good news for me!
05-21-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,095
Posted By Wanderer

You are right - it does look sweet!

You are right - it does look sweet!
05-20-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 746
Posted By Wanderer

https://www.topeak.com/global/en/products/pumps

https://www.topeak.com/global/en/products/pumps
05-18-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 939
Posted By Wanderer

Lol - why not add a little water, to make them...

Lol - why not add a little water, to make them equal?
05-18-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,533
Posted By Wanderer

I kind of disagree with MRT2, somewhat. ...

I kind of disagree with MRT2, somewhat.

Although the Schwalbe tire you mention is not a gravel or mud or sand tire, it will be a little better than the smooth tire you are running -- but it won't...
05-15-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 625
Posted By Wanderer

I would buy the largest that my legs would...

I would buy the largest that my legs would rightly accomodate. A shorter/longer stem, and different bars will accomodate your torso, if needed. Be careful that you don't buy a bike that is tooo big...
05-15-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,786
Posted By Wanderer

I gotta admit, I am glad it was rainy all day...

I gotta admit, I am glad it was rainy all day yesterday - but going out in about an hour today......
05-13-20, 07:48 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,786
Posted By Wanderer

Got twenty miles in again today. A nice day, but...

Got twenty miles in again today. A nice day, but that last ten miles into that wind was, interesting.... Jim and I both agreed that we should get credit for an additional five, after that.

The...
05-12-20, 02:55 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,786
Posted By Wanderer

Did twenty miles today, at 11.5 MPH. Felt really...

Did twenty miles today, at 11.5 MPH. Felt really good, after a two day layoff. Felt so good, that I should have gone farther. My buddy, Jim, said the same........ we will have to see what tomorrow...
05-11-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,786
Posted By Wanderer

"When I clip-in?....things can get hairy quick!" ...

"When I clip-in?....things can get hairy quick!"

Jinks, I just may steal this for a signature line!

Thanks, Buddy!
05-10-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,786
Posted By Wanderer

If you are going to get old, you gotta be tough!

If you are going to get old, you gotta be tough!
05-10-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,786
Posted By Wanderer

If you are going to get old, you gotta be tough!

If you are going to get old, you gotta be tough!
05-09-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,095
Posted By Wanderer

That's like mine. I had to lace the wings, to get...

That's like mine. I had to lace the wings, to get them off my thighs, and it's perfect! I do love the brown on a dark bike!
05-09-20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,786
Posted By Wanderer

Up until a few years ago, I did 40-42 miles at...

Up until a few years ago, I did 40-42 miles at least six days a week, and felt pretty good doing them. By the way, I am 74 years old, 6', 190#, and going down.

Then, one winter day, while...
05-08-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,687
Posted By Wanderer

I was at Aldi's, one day, when they were selling...

I was at Aldi's, one day, when they were selling those pumps out, at $6 apiece. I asked the manager how much if I bought them all?

She quoted me a price of $20 for all 6, plus a broken one for...
05-08-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,095
Posted By Wanderer

Hey Jinks, nice to see you on here again. ...

Hey Jinks, nice to see you on here again.

Yes, you can put too much conditioner on the Brooks B-17. The leather is meant to be hard and stiff, to help retain it's size and shape. Too much...
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