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Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-18, 02:44 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,299
Posted By SlowSpinner

I can't hear well enough to operate a friction...

I can't hear well enough to operate a friction DT. When I was younger I remember having to use my hearing to ensure I had made a good quiet shift. Remember having to do a great deal of maintenance...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-17, 07:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,386
Posted By SlowSpinner

Lol

Lol
02-04-17, 04:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,938
Posted By SlowSpinner

They did not work for me.

They did not work for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-16, 06:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,261
Posted By SlowSpinner

Just don't put it on backwards and call the deer.

Just don't put it on backwards and call the deer.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-16, 02:20 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 13,743
Posted By SlowSpinner

A beautiful bicycle.

A beautiful bicycle.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-16, 09:33 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,749
Posted By SlowSpinner

Was doing 56 mph and passed one rider in front of...

Was doing 56 mph and passed one rider in front of me. I sat up when I realized that I was going to have to pass a car if I continued at that rate. This was years after I had lost control due to...
12-11-15, 05:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,131
Posted By SlowSpinner

That explains why i went into martial arts...

That explains why i went into martial arts instead of football.
12-08-15, 09:25 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,721
Posted By SlowSpinner

55 cm

55 cm
12-08-15, 06:22 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,721
Posted By SlowSpinner

Whom ever picks it up at the side of the road.

Whom ever picks it up at the side of the road.
12-08-15, 06:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 718
Posted By SlowSpinner

It could have been worse. When I have a flat or...

It could have been worse. When I have a flat or mechanical it is cold and starting to rain. I am in an area with no cell phone coverage. My inflation device explodes into pieces. No one is at...
11-21-15, 01:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,137
Posted By SlowSpinner

I have bad knees. The right one started hurting...

I have bad knees. The right one started hurting the more I rode. A professional fitting found that I needed a 2 mm pedal extension on the right side. That solved the knee pain during riding. Just...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-15, 06:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,393
Posted By SlowSpinner

People get crankier.

People get crankier.
11-13-15, 05:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,664
Posted By SlowSpinner

We need to review these actions on the quantum...

We need to review these actions on the quantum level. If you can identify the people, the vehicles, or traffic lights you can not determine their rate of change.
09-25-15, 01:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,914
Posted By SlowSpinner

Next time I have a flat I will ask the first...

Next time I have a flat I will ask the first woman I see if I can barrow her stocking or panty hose for a moment.
08-15-15, 12:01 PM
07-13-15, 09:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,512
Posted By SlowSpinner

An ex pro told me once you have to be able to...

An ex pro told me once you have to be able to average 23 mph for an hour, not on totally flat terrain, riding alone to even be considered trying to be a pro rider.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-15, 01:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,838
Posted By SlowSpinner

Jawbreaker frame is in my field of vision when...

Jawbreaker frame is in my field of vision when trying to look back. Do not use them anymore to ride.
06-20-15, 02:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,531
Posted By SlowSpinner

Just a reminder that when you pour water into the...

Just a reminder that when you pour water into the helmet vents tilt your head back to keep the salty water out of your eyes. Learned that one the hard way.
06-16-15, 12:44 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,279
Posted By SlowSpinner

I have a CF Specialize Roubaix and I can ride on...

I have a CF Specialize Roubaix and I can ride on brick streets that everyone else bypasses on the sidewalk. On my steel and Al frame bicycles I bypass the brick streets.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-15, 09:52 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,811
Posted By SlowSpinner

Opened can of coke. Missed me as I had increased...

Opened can of coke. Missed me as I had increased my speed. It was close enough to spray onto my bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-15, 12:20 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 11,691
Posted By SlowSpinner

"No drop ride" with the group I ride with. ...

"No drop ride" with the group I ride with. Lol
04-14-15, 09:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,331
Posted By SlowSpinner

Choices? Ruin expensive hearing aids with sweat...

Choices? Ruin expensive hearing aids with sweat or get hit by car? Is it true that you never hear the car that gets you, kinda like you never hear the shot that kills you?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-15, 06:55 PM
03-19-15, 01:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 873
Posted By SlowSpinner

Wish you drove a school bus where I live. I...

Wish you drove a school bus where I live. I have had a school bus pass me then immediately pop out the the stop sign. This has happened more than once. I just must have the "Evil Bus Driver".
03-15-15, 10:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,770
Posted By SlowSpinner

I think, I now take meds, to fix the side...

I think, I now take meds, to fix the side effects, of the other meds I take.
Forum: Touring
03-14-15, 10:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,890
Posted By SlowSpinner

Hotels and bicycles

What hotels in the USA allow, or will not allow, bicycles in a room? Give me your experience and guidance.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-15, 08:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,868
Posted By SlowSpinner

I like hubs that make a noise. I can identify...

I like hubs that make a noise. I can identify some people in the club group rides just by the sound of their bicycles hub.
Forum: Touring
03-05-15, 03:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 540
Posted By SlowSpinner

Need Advise on Touring with Diabetes

Does anyone with type 2 diabetes do touring? How do you manage storing the insulin? Is it even a good ideal to try touring with diabetes?
03-04-15, 12:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 960
Posted By SlowSpinner

"This to shall pass." Hang on just a little...

"This to shall pass." Hang on just a little longer.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-15, 12:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,656
Posted By SlowSpinner

Wunderbar! Thank you

Wunderbar! Thank you
Replies: 16
Views: 2,272
Posted By SlowSpinner

You might want to be careful about rural farm...

You might want to be careful about rural farm well water. I managed a water test lab and often tested well water from farms. Found that a lot of the wells had significant bacteria contamination...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-15, 10:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,672
Posted By SlowSpinner

I used up all my "adjusting fun" constantly...

I used up all my "adjusting fun" constantly adjusting a Simplex drive train in the 1970's.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-15, 10:22 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,499
Posted By SlowSpinner

If I came to Australia could l barrow a bike from...

If I came to Australia could l barrow a bike from you?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-15, 03:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,824
Posted By SlowSpinner

I was like that when younger. With age my ass...

I was like that when younger. With age my ass started wanting the finer things in bibs and saddles to make it happy.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-15, 07:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 883
Posted By SlowSpinner

Will you not just slide off?

Will you not just slide off?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-15, 06:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,582
Posted By SlowSpinner

You could always just ride through glass and...

You could always just ride through glass and metal on the road and speed up the process. Nothing like a slash in the sidewall to kill a tire. I seem to be able to do it without trying.
01-10-15, 06:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,879
Posted By SlowSpinner

I think I will wait a little longer before I stop...

I think I will wait a little longer before I stop procrastinating.
Forum: Touring
01-08-15, 03:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,638
Posted By SlowSpinner

Just a quick thought. There have been increased...

Just a quick thought. There have been increased thief, incidents of vandals and arson at rural churches in the south in recent years. Local citizens and law enforcement now watch rural churches for...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-15, 11:37 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,639
Posted By SlowSpinner

I got sided swiped by a car. The driver stopped...

I got sided swiped by a car. The driver stopped and she started giving me a hard time for being in the road. I was so shaken by the incident I just called the police and let them talk to her. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-15, 03:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 849
Posted By SlowSpinner

Yes

Yes
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-14, 03:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,630
Posted By SlowSpinner

I air dry mine after washing using pant or skirt...

I air dry mine after washing using pant or skirt type hangers. One pair arm warmers or leg warmers per hanger. When dry I just hang them in closet with cold weather cycling jackets.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-14, 08:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 981
Posted By SlowSpinner

I guess my southern drawl is what prevents the...

I guess my southern drawl is what prevents the authoritative command from working on dogs.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-14, 09:38 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,800
Posted By SlowSpinner

It looks like a mountain bike frame with road...

It looks like a mountain bike frame with road stem and handle bars. Ugly!
09-09-14, 06:45 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-14, 10:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,304
Posted By SlowSpinner

Yes, but by that time I did not care what anyone...

Yes, but by that time I did not care what anyone saw or thought. I
08-11-14, 10:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,208
Posted By SlowSpinner

Can you help me find my motivation to ride I seem to have misplaced it?

Just turned 60 years of age. Got bit by a dog early this spring during a solo ride. Since then I have had to force my self to ride. My wife past away 15 months ago. She was great at encouraging...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-14, 10:02 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,219
Posted By SlowSpinner

When I get hit by a vehicle.

When I get hit by a vehicle.
02-12-14, 11:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,789
Posted By SlowSpinner

I have one and I love it. I just think where I...

I have one and I love it. I just think where I want to be on the road and it goes there. Quick handling. The dealer I bought the bike from no longer handles them. He could not longer obtain them...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-13, 03:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,559
Posted By SlowSpinner

I will search all of Western KY for the bike.:)

I will search all of Western KY for the bike.:)
01-13-13, 01:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,518
Posted By SlowSpinner

I have been bitten twice in the last 3 years. ...

I have been bitten twice in the last 3 years. Have scars on leg from the bites.
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