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Forum: Foo
07-10-09, 06:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 538
Posted By CSCman

Well one should probably point out several errors...

Well one should probably point out several errors in this thread. I have recently taken up this sport and in the short while I have found out that it was started in CA. I was created by Ed Headrick...
04-23-07, 06:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 479
Posted By CSCman

Recovery Advice

Seems I have kinda over done it on my first long distance ride of the year. I would not call myself the most fit to begin with but a 66 mile ride on the Katy Saturday was definately more than my...
05-08-06, 12:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By CSCman

Bent Trike and computers

I also posted this in the Bent forum but figured there might be some ideas from here also.

My father-in-law recently purchased 2 Sun 3 wheeled recumbents (EZ TAD SX & EZ 3 USX). He is wanting to...
Forum: Recumbent
05-08-06, 12:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 751
Posted By CSCman

Bents and Computers

My father-in-law recently purchased 2 Sun 3 wheeled recumbents (EZ TAD SX & EZ 3 USX). He is wanting to get a computer put on them. But on both those the stearing and handlebars so to speak are...
09-21-05, 07:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,096
Posted By CSCman

Free Spirit Greenbriar (Sears)

I have a bike and would like to find more out about it but don't seem to be having any luck. It is a Free Spirit but saw a sticker on the downtube that says Sears on it. Anyone have any information...
09-20-05, 03:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 439
Posted By CSCman

Rusty Chain

Got a bike given to me to fix up for my granfather to use around town. It is a Free Spirit 10 speed comfort type bike. Chain looks pretty rusty on it but I don't think there are any frozen links or...
09-20-05, 01:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 505
Posted By CSCman

Rusty Chain

Got a bike given to me to fix up for my granfather to use around town. It is a Free Spirit 10 speed comfort type bike. Chain looks pretty rusty on it but I don't think there are any frozen links or...
Forum: Touring
08-30-05, 01:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 425
Posted By CSCman

MO Katy - Labor Day Weekend

Any body here going to be on the Katy Trail over labor day weekend? A buddy and myself plan on doing our first multi-day tour there this weekend. Also for those that have been there in the past is...
Forum: Introductions
08-30-05, 01:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 412
Posted By CSCman

Sent you a PM. We are going to be in MO this...

Sent you a PM. We are going to be in MO this weekend to ride on the Katy Trail.
08-26-05, 12:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 665
Posted By CSCman

Millennium

All I need help. I was up in Wisconsin and rented a tandem this summer. I believe that it was a Millennium model. Who makes that model. I am trying to figure out about the kickstand that was on...
Forum: Touring
08-11-05, 10:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 334
Posted By CSCman

Well last November I did a metric centry on the...

Well last November I did a metric centry on the Katy, without gear. And this Saturday a friend who is also going to do the tour and I are going down to the Katy for a test ride fully loaded. Plan...
Forum: Touring
08-11-05, 06:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 334
Posted By CSCman

First Tour Advice

Okay all need some advice on my first tour. I have four days off over Labor Day weekend. Planning on going to the Katy Trail and biking 75 miles a day and going west two days to the Katy Roundhouse...
Forum: Touring
08-03-05, 09:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,752
Posted By CSCman

My Trek 7100 seatpost has that little wiggle in...

My Trek 7100 seatpost has that little wiggle in it too. And I am not sure that it really gives me any added comfort. I have actually thought about getting a rigid one to replace it. Have...
Forum: Touring
08-02-05, 09:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,752
Posted By CSCman

I am planning a 300 mile 4 day tour on the Katy...

I am planning a 300 mile 4 day tour on the Katy Trail in Misourri this labor day weekend on a Trek 7100 hybrid. Set up pretty much the same with two rear paniers, handlebar bag and tent and sleeping...
07-28-05, 01:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,524
Posted By CSCman

First let me begin by saying that I do respect...

First let me begin by saying that I do respect Lance's accomplishments. He has set some records that will stand for atleast 7 more years at a minimum and probably alot longer than that. But do not...
07-12-05, 11:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 558
Posted By CSCman

It was hilly compared to my normal rides. Some...

It was hilly compared to my normal rides. Some of it might have just been a conditioning thing but the cramps did not show up til after the hills when I was on the flats. That sounds like an awful...
07-12-05, 07:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 558
Posted By CSCman

During the ride I had probably a 20 oz. Gatorade...

During the ride I had probably a 20 oz. Gatorade and 12 to 15 oz of water. I also consumed 2 donuts during the ride. It was the Tour de Donut I was riding in. What is the best way to tell if it is...
07-11-05, 01:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 558
Posted By CSCman

Muscle Cramps

I did a 30 mile bike race this last Saturday. There were some hills but not too bad. However by the last part of the race my legs were cramping. The cramps were just above the knee in the front of...
07-07-05, 07:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 17,320
Posted By CSCman

Actually sounds like the World Traveller that I...

Actually sounds like the World Traveller that I just aquired for free from the basement graveyard of a bike shop. I am considering just what I am going to do with it. At the very least I will...
06-21-05, 06:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 615
Posted By CSCman

How did you make your stencile? Did you trace it...

How did you make your stencile? Did you trace it from the bike? I am a newbie so this is going to be my first time attempting this. Has anyone ever had a sign shop make the decals for them? Or is...
06-20-05, 11:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 615
Posted By CSCman

decals vs. painting

I have got some project bikes that I am going to be starting to restore. A couple of Schwinn road bikes to start with. My plan is to strip them down and paint them for beginners. I do not really...
05-25-05, 06:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,288
Posted By CSCman

Western Flyer Date?

My mother has a western flyer. It has been stored in an old garage for years now. It has a 1982 bicycle license sticker on it so it is atleast that old. Is there a way to tell just when it was...
05-24-05, 08:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 533
Posted By CSCman

I am a newbie. How can I tell if it has stamped...

I am a newbie. How can I tell if it has stamped or forged dropouts. And would lugged tubes be better than butted ones? If butted are better how can you tell if they are butted?
05-24-05, 08:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 533
Posted By CSCman

I recently was able to get a Puch Odyssey and a...

I recently was able to get a Puch Odyssey and a 1980 Schwinn ladies Traveller. They cleaned up beautifully and now I have the bug. These came from a stash of bikes that were a mix of Wal-Mart type...
05-24-05, 08:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 258
Posted By CSCman

Bike Restoration

I might have the oppurtunity to visit a bike shop with a basement full of older bikes that have just been tossed aside. My goal is to get into cleaning and fixing up some older bikes. I want to...
05-18-05, 12:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 581
Posted By CSCman

I have just aquired a Schwinn Traveler too. This...

I have just aquired a Schwinn Traveler too. This particular one was made in Japan does the same hole true for it too? Or were all the Travelers made in Japan?
05-18-05, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 584
Posted By CSCman

Removing Pedals

I have got an old Schwinn Traveler that I have aquired and am in the process of cleaning it up. I went to take the pedals and cranks off to shine them up and to have better aceess to some of the...
05-16-05, 08:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,083
Posted By CSCman

No pictures yet. It has SunTour derailers and a...

No pictures yet. It has SunTour derailers and a Sugino crank. I have not really looked at the brakes yet. Everything still seems to be in working order and the bike is in pretty good shape...
05-16-05, 07:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,083
Posted By CSCman

Puch Odyssey

This weekend I aquired a Puch Odyssey. I was wondering if anyone had any dealings with these or knew of anywhere I could find information on them. From a decal on the bike I do believe that this...
05-09-05, 02:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 467
Posted By CSCman

Painting Steel Frames

All I am looking at possibly picking up some older bikes. They have steel frames and have some rust on them. I am looking to probably get the rust off and then paint them. If at all possible I was...
Forum: Touring
03-02-05, 02:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 595
Posted By CSCman

Online cycling companies

I am just wondering what all companies you all use and would recommend. I have been to REI, Nashbar and Performance and just wondering what other companies are out there like them that I have not...
Forum: Touring
02-16-05, 02:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 778
Posted By CSCman

Well currently they both have racks. I will...

Well currently they both have racks. I will outfit which ever one I am going to use with bar ends to give more possitions for the hands. Comfort is about the same. Guess that is what makes the...
Forum: Touring
02-16-05, 09:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 778
Posted By CSCman

MTB or Hybrid

I am going to be doing a 300 mile four day tour of the Katy Trail this year with some friends. I currently have a Trek 3700 MTB and Trek 7100 hybrid. The mtb currently has the stock knobbies on it...
Forum: Touring
02-04-05, 02:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 738
Posted By CSCman

Katy Trail Camping

A couple friends and I are planning on doing the Katy Trail from St. Charles to Katy Roundhouse and back. We are looking at doing this in 4 days and need to find a place to camp about half way...
Forum: Touring
01-31-05, 12:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By CSCman

Well first off my LBS is alot better than what...

Well first off my LBS is alot better than what you are describing. I can get stuff there for about the same price as offline with S/H cost added. I don't expect them to drop everything but if they...
Forum: Touring
01-31-05, 11:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By CSCman

Customer Service

I recently purchased some items from Nashbar. When they arrived I found out that the packaging had been mislabled so I was sent the wrong size. I was told to ship them back at my cost and they...
Forum: Touring
01-25-05, 07:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,615
Posted By CSCman

I have not had an oppurtunity to try them yet. ...

I have not had an oppurtunity to try them yet. Although they look like they are just what I was looking for.
Forum: Touring
01-24-05, 08:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,615
Posted By CSCman

Front Shelf Rack

I have a Trek 7100 hybrid that I am going to be using to do the Katy Trail in Missouri later this year. I just bought some REI Keystone panniers that I will use on my rear rack. The group I am...
12-17-04, 01:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,982
Posted By CSCman

I have a Trek 7100. Bought it at the end of the...

I have a Trek 7100. Bought it at the end of the summer. Have put two hundred miles on it and it is now hooked up to my Kurt Kinetic fluid trainer. I would recommend the Trek bike. With the 7300...
11-18-04, 09:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 586
Posted By CSCman

Thanks for the information.

Thanks for the information.
11-12-04, 10:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 586
Posted By CSCman

QuadCities Bike Shops

I am going to be in the quadcities (Davenport, IA/Moline, IL) are in a couple of weeks and was wondering if anyone knew of decent bike shops in the area. They have Grand Illinois Trail and Great...
Forum: Touring
11-11-04, 03:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 602
Posted By CSCman

Kiddie Trailers

I am looking into doing a 300 mile 4 day tour next year on the Katy Trail in Missouri. The question that I have is if anyone has ever used a kiddie trailer as opposed to a BOB. I know that this...
11-01-04, 11:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 472
Posted By CSCman

New Trainer

This weekend I purchased a Kinetic fluid trainer. I have put my Trek 7100 on it an plan on riding the winter away inside. The question I have is about training videos. My trainer came with a free...
Forum: Touring
10-12-04, 11:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,792
Posted By CSCman

Which Bike On Katy Trail

A friend and I are planning on riding the Katy Trail in Missouri next year from Sedalia to St. Charles and doing it in 2 1/2 days. Currently I have a Trek 3700 mountain bike and a Trek 7100 hybrid. ...
09-10-04, 01:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,788
Posted By CSCman

Trek 3700 for off road, Trek 7100 for roads and...

Trek 3700 for off road, Trek 7100 for roads and paths. Dreaming and planning on buying a Trek road bike next spring. A man can never have too many bikes. I would say that for your situation I...
Forum: Commuting
09-10-04, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 813
Posted By CSCman

Headlight Suggestions

When I bought my Trek 7100. I planned ahead and had them equip it with a headlight. It is a Trek 3 LED headlight. Have not used it yet but have turned it on in a dark room and wonder if it is...
Forum: Commuting
09-10-04, 06:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 781
Posted By CSCman

My commute is anywhere from 6 to 8 miles depends...

My commute is anywhere from 6 to 8 miles depends on which way I chose to come to work. My hair is short most of the time but right before time for a haircut I do seem to get helmet hair. Guess I...
Forum: Commuting
09-09-04, 02:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 781
Posted By CSCman

Where to Begin

This spring I bought a Trek 3700 MB. I rode that to work once. I have recently purchased a Trek 7100 hybrid bike since most of my riding is done on roads or bike paths. I want to start to really...
Forum: Introductions
08-31-04, 06:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By CSCman

CSCman has joined the forum

Hi there from central Illinois. I have recentley gotten back into bicycling. My bikes include a Trek 7100 and a Trek 3700. Hopefully next year I might add a true road bike to the collection. ...
08-31-04, 06:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,168
Posted By CSCman

New 2004 TREK 7100

Only had this bike since last Thursday. So far it has been great. Only one complaint. The stock seat that is on it. Has anyone ever put a road bike type seat on their hybrid. If so did you like...
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