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08-10-22, 04:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 228
Posted By Chuck M

This is a great story and something I imagine she...

This is a great story and something I imagine she will greatly appreciate you doing for a long time.

Now truly show your love for her by replacing that bar tape.
08-10-22, 04:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 254
Posted By Chuck M

I just fixated so much on the two vertical struts...

I just fixated so much on the two vertical struts I didn't notice all the other things going on behind the captain's seat tube.
08-09-22, 04:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 334
Posted By Chuck M

Nice job OP on the saving of your Suburban. It...

Nice job OP on the saving of your Suburban. It makes me want to get my step-thru out of storage and finish it for my granddaughters to ride. I had to get it as part of a deal to get my wife a mixte....
Forum: Foo
08-09-22, 03:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 106
Posted By Chuck M

Those cats are not missing meals any more than...

Those cats are not missing meals any more than naps it appears.
08-09-22, 06:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 330
Posted By Chuck M

A lot of bikes I think fall into that category...

A lot of bikes I think fall into that category and I too enjoy them. In my area it is unlikely I will ever come across a hand built, high end bike. And I don't know that having an expensive bike is...
08-08-22, 03:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 355
Posted By Chuck M

As with most medical issues that come up on...

As with most medical issues that come up on forums all over the internet, probably even medical forums, she should seek a medical professional's care. I am not a medical professional but I can...
08-08-22, 12:40 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,423
Posted By Chuck M

I have no valid argument now. Just an idea.

I have no valid argument now. Just an idea.
08-08-22, 11:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 729
Posted By Chuck M

While your intentions are good, he won't care.

While your intentions are good, he won't care.
08-07-22, 11:08 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,423
Posted By Chuck M

IMHO done right it will look fine and I don't...

IMHO done right it will look fine and I don't think it will weaken the frame enough that it is going to fold up on you. That being said, the bikes I have without brazed on cage mounts are nothing...
Forum: Foo
08-07-22, 09:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 366
Posted By Chuck M

My routine is in the morning. After a run or...

My routine is in the morning. After a run or ride, I would sit on the patio with my wife's dog. For some reason I started walking the dog instead of lounging on the patio with her. It has been...
08-07-22, 08:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 198
Posted By Chuck M

Plus one on the Harbor Freight or similar tap and...

Plus one on the Harbor Freight or similar tap and die set and the lube with back and forth motion to break the chips. For most rethreading applications on a bike they should suffice and you will...
08-07-22, 06:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 745
Posted By Chuck M

For me, I'd rather have a matched set of wheels...

For me, I'd rather have a matched set of wheels than a mismatched set. As others have said, it isn't a permanent alteration and easier undone than chopping off a derailleur hanger or shifter bosses.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-22, 05:16 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,627
Posted By Chuck M

Yeah. I guess he can cross some lines. Probably...

Yeah. I guess he can cross some lines. Probably best he and the others not be fed as suggested. Perhaps when they start to starve they will move on.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-22, 07:19 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,627
Posted By Chuck M

I kind of see your point. But c'mon man. Not...

I kind of see your point. But c'mon man. Not Larry. I've been on boards before where there was heavy handed moderation. This Larry character gives a lot of entertainment for some and really...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 08:41 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,334
Posted By Chuck M

I've changed my mind. Beng1 jumped the shark...

I've changed my mind. Beng1 jumped the shark with this thread. Larry is back to being my number one crap poster.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 08:33 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,627
Posted By Chuck M

I believe this is what he works on while sitting...

I believe this is what he works on while sitting on the crapper.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 11:42 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,627
Posted By Chuck M

Perhaps either that post or this one is satire. I...

Perhaps either that post or this one is satire. I really canít tell until the OP points it out for us.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-22, 05:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 480
Posted By Chuck M

I would try every lube that gets posted in this...

I would try every lube that gets posted in this thread on individual links of my chains.

But none of my chains are that long.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-22, 04:30 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,334
Posted By Chuck M

I may be showing my age... But I thought it had...

I may be showing my age... But I thought it had a Sanford and Son vibe.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-22, 11:37 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,334
Posted By Chuck M

The reason I enjoy your posts more than the other...

The reason I enjoy your posts more than the other crap posters is you post pictures. We deserved to see how the golf club problem was solved and I have yet to see Larry's aero bar system. But here...
07-30-22, 02:12 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,569
Posted By Chuck M

I think that is a frequent problem but that can...

I think that is a frequent problem but that can easily be worked around. When the forum message says you can't post pictures, it doesn't really communicate that you can still add them to your album....
07-30-22, 01:34 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,440
Posted By Chuck M

Perhaps I'm becoming an old curmudgeon. :50: ...

Perhaps I'm becoming an old curmudgeon. :50: But yes, if that is what someone enjoys about cycling they should do so. I will admit that even though I try to disable Strava live segments on my...
07-30-22, 12:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 375
Posted By Chuck M

Understatement of the day.

Understatement of the day.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-22, 09:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 621
Posted By Chuck M

When I ride my rim brake bikes in wet conditions,...

When I ride my rim brake bikes in wet conditions, I anticipate poor performance so I slow down a bit and I give them a couple of pumps to squeegee off some water. And I know people think disks are...
07-28-22, 08:18 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,440
Posted By Chuck M

I like the concept of "I'm not training, I'm...

I like the concept of "I'm not training, I'm exercising". One can pretend they are some racer wannabe or enjoy the ride. I want to enjoy the ride.
Forum: Foo
07-28-22, 07:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 522
Posted By Chuck M

I've always felt someone would have to have a set...

I've always felt someone would have to have a set of balls to cover Stairway to Heaven. She doesn't have balls but she has a set. While her music isn't my thing, I think she is a genuinely good...
07-28-22, 07:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 572
Posted By Chuck M

I have used these to mount hanging desks with PCs...

I have used these to mount hanging desks with PCs setting on them on drywall with no problem. They claim they hold 265 lbs in 1/2-in drywall. That is enough to mount a 1967 Schwinn Breeze. What do...
07-25-22, 05:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 597
Posted By Chuck M

I've seen very few things harmed by too much...

I've seen very few things harmed by too much grease before. But none of them have been bikes.
07-25-22, 05:01 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 14,051
Posted By Chuck M

I didn't take that from the OP at all. He simply...

I didn't take that from the OP at all. He simply wishes to continue riding with his wife and the purchase of an e-bike for her allows them to continue doing something they enjoy together.
07-24-22, 07:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 607
Posted By Chuck M

When you don't have a LBS any longer, man you...

When you don't have a LBS any longer, man you miss them. I no longer have a local bike shop. I do try to visit a regional chain with three shops within an hour or so of me.

But I do much of my...
07-24-22, 03:45 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,042
Posted By Chuck M

You post so much in these threads Zuckerberg is...

You post so much in these threads Zuckerberg is getting confused thinking I'm interested in those damn things.

And there are several of these such groups apparently. I think there is a unique...
07-24-22, 02:45 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,042
Posted By Chuck M

I'm pretty sure the OP is not doing any long...

I'm pretty sure the OP is not doing any long intense rides Lawrence. And if you aren't embarrassed riding shirtless with plumbing supplies fastened to your handlebars, I don't think you will find...
07-24-22, 02:07 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,042
Posted By Chuck M

Bless you for giving the benefit of the doubt. ...

Bless you for giving the benefit of the doubt. But the last line of the OP "Have at it" was deliberate IMHO.
07-24-22, 11:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 587
Posted By Chuck M

I used to think it was done by known elevations...

I used to think it was done by known elevations at certain geographic points. But I think it more likely it is done by smoke and mirrors.
07-24-22, 09:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 512
Posted By Chuck M

For no more than a tube costs, I wouldn't want it...

For no more than a tube costs, I wouldn't want it inside possibly cutting away and damaging the tube from the inside out so I would cut it open. That and I'd be pretty curious as to what it is.
07-24-22, 08:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,432
Posted By Chuck M

I suppose you should take the same route the OP...

I suppose you should take the same route the OP suggested for me when I decided it was possibly an attempt at fear mongering and did not see the safety and advocacy aspect he alleges is there. YOUR...
07-23-22, 04:12 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,121
Posted By Chuck M

I picked on a regular basis for that as it was...

I picked on a regular basis for that as it was the closest. Because my regular is always.
07-23-22, 04:08 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,737
Posted By Chuck M

When I see cops, I toss my half empty bottle of...

When I see cops, I toss my half empty bottle of vodka into a dumpster.
07-22-22, 04:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 468
Posted By Chuck M

How about more bikes than I have room for and...

How about more bikes than I have room for and projects than I have time for?
07-21-22, 08:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 993
Posted By Chuck M

:popcorn Given how the last bot thread went...

:popcorn
Given how the last bot thread went several pages before it got shut down and the way folks argue about chain lube, this should be interesting.
07-21-22, 08:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 468
Posted By Chuck M

I tried that. Earlier this year I bought a...

I tried that. Earlier this year I bought a Carabela for ten buck because I wanted the crank arm caps and I figured that was cheaper than getting them on eBay. I thought I'd salvage a few of the other...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-22, 08:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,559
Posted By Chuck M

I mentor with a running group for teens in my...

I mentor with a running group for teens in my town. On a 5k a couple of years ago, my girl got her first age group medal. Typically when my youth medals, I do too. But there were some freakishly...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-22, 08:01 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,559
Posted By Chuck M

There is a running segment in my area that is...

There is a running segment in my area that is named "Stinky Sewer" that is on a MUP near the sewage treatment plant. One of these days I'm going to run the hell out of it to become the Stinky Sewer...
07-19-22, 07:46 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 4,690
Posted By Chuck M

I've often wondered what SAG stood for and now I...

I've often wondered what SAG stood for and now I know. This train wreck of a post turned out to be educational.
07-19-22, 07:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,066
Posted By Chuck M

Could a golf club be mounted in the same fashion...

Could a golf club be mounted in the same fashion as that rifle for a short five mile, uphill ride jumping a couple of curbs? Asking for another forum member.
07-17-22, 01:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 590
Posted By Chuck M

Also the large rear cluster requires more paper...

Also the large rear cluster requires more paper spacers that need waterproofing to ride in the rain. You should stick with what you have if you are happy with it.
07-17-22, 11:45 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,254
Posted By Chuck M

I guess they are a great idea if you want to buy...

I guess they are a great idea if you want to buy and wear cycling shoes without the benefit of foot retention. In other words, they are as useful as a fart in a phone booth.
07-17-22, 07:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 504
Posted By Chuck M

Sleeping in the running gear is what I do to...

Sleeping in the running gear is what I do to somewhat motivate me to commit to getting out the door to run alone. There is a teenage girl I know down the street that is 40 years younger than me I...
07-17-22, 06:58 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,554
Posted By Chuck M

On the bike I posted above, all the aluminum was...

On the bike I posted above, all the aluminum was polished with Bar Keepers Friend and an old dish rag. The aluminum wasn't in terrible shape to begin with so it was easy. But as merziac mentioned...
07-16-22, 08:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 504
Posted By Chuck M

For me, I find if I air up my tires, fill my...

For me, I find if I air up my tires, fill my water bottle and put it in the fridge the night before, I am more inclined to get up early and get my ride in. When I plan to run, I sleep in my running...
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