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07-23-18, 08:46 AM
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Posted By jungleexplorer

Honestly, I probably don't. But if I have a...

Honestly, I probably don't. But if I have a bike, there is a better chance I will get at least some riding in, which is better then nothing. I would love to get on schedule, but that is not going...
07-22-18, 09:51 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,598
Posted By jungleexplorer

Yeah that is looking like it might be my only...

Yeah that is looking like it might be my only route, but It will need everything but the frame. Wheels, tires, tubes, gear changers, seat, derailleur, chain. Plus I will have to buy the special...
07-17-18, 05:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,598
Posted By jungleexplorer

Sorry for not getting back to you guys. The main...

Sorry for not getting back to you guys. The main hard drive on my computer died and I have been dealing with that. Lost a lot of data. Just means I have to spend money on that and have less for a...
07-12-18, 09:59 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,598
Posted By jungleexplorer

I did not mean to imply that all bike ads on CL...

I did not mean to imply that all bike ads on CL were scams. I was speaking in general, not specifically about bikes. I have run into scammers all over CL. I responded to an ad about a puppy. Scam!...
07-11-18, 03:35 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,598
Posted By jungleexplorer

It looks like a nice bike, but I am currently not...

It looks like a nice bike, but I am currently not doing business with Dick's for political reasons.
07-11-18, 02:36 PM
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Views: 2,598
Posted By jungleexplorer

Is this good bike for me? I am actually headed...

Is this good bike for me? I am actually headed to Lubbock tonight to visit my elderly mom. I can take a look at it tomorrow as the guy chose to use a stock photo instead of a real one of his bike....
07-09-18, 11:31 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,598
Posted By jungleexplorer

So, a search of CL and Facebook Marketplace came...

So, a search of CL and Facebook Marketplace came up with zero results for anyone the bikes mentioned in my area. The closet bike I could find was this one that 260 miles from me. ...
07-09-18, 11:10 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,598
Posted By jungleexplorer

There is only one bike shop within 150 miles of...

There is only one bike shop within 150 miles of me that I know of. Nobody rides bikes here in west central Texas.
07-09-18, 10:49 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,598
Posted By jungleexplorer

Thanks. I am 5' 10" tall, 220lbs. I can...

Thanks. I am 5' 10" tall, 220lbs. I can assemble a bike and do repair work, although I don't have the special tools to pull the pedals and bottom bracket off as yet, I will buy them if needed. I...
07-09-18, 10:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,598
Posted By jungleexplorer

Thank you guys for all the awesome advice. I...

Thank you guys for all the awesome advice. I really appreciate it very much. I was tied up all weekend and could not respond, but I have read every word. I know $300 is not much, and I will try to...
07-06-18, 11:10 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,598
Posted By jungleexplorer

Best men's hybrid under $300?

So, I am bumping 50 and I need to get back into riding. I had a Schwinn Trailway 700c Hybrid that I used for years and loved. It fit my need well. I loaned it to my son a couple years ago and he...
02-06-17, 10:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,986
Posted By jungleexplorer

Thanks guys. I will break it open tomorrow.

Thanks guys. I will break it open tomorrow.
02-06-17, 07:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,986
Posted By jungleexplorer

So there is no parts list available then. You...

So there is no parts list available then. You have to disassemble and take the part out and measure it to find what you need. I am understanding you correctly?
02-06-17, 07:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,986
Posted By jungleexplorer

I thought that is what it is called but in the...

I thought that is what it is called but in the picture you posted, that name is not found. I think it is calling it the "Crankset" in the picture. But, what I need to know is how to know what to...
02-06-17, 07:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,986
Posted By jungleexplorer

Newbie question about bike parts?

Okay. I have ridden bikes a lot but never done much work on them. I am very mechanical and do a lot of my own repairs on cars and engines so I should be able to fix my bike. My problem is, I don't...
05-13-14, 07:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,031
Posted By jungleexplorer

Thanks guys. I appreciate all the info and great...

Thanks guys. I appreciate all the info and great advice.
05-13-14, 01:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,031
Posted By jungleexplorer

Essential Tools for a New bike Mechanic?

I have always worked on my own bikes for simple thing like tires, chains and brakes, but never got into the actual bearings and stuff. The freewheel on my Schwinn 700c went out and I thought I could...
Forum: Commuting
11-01-08, 08:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,120
Posted By jungleexplorer

Thanks to all. I guess it will be the c700...

Thanks to all. I guess it will be the c700 because of the price. The other bikes look great, but at 5 to 8 times the price, it just doos not make much sense. Even if the c700 last only a year, I...
Forum: Commuting
10-31-08, 03:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,120
Posted By jungleexplorer

I found a couple of these bikes for sale but they...

I found a couple of these bikes for sale but they did not have carry racks. I like the bike though.
Forum: Commuting
10-31-08, 03:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,120
Posted By jungleexplorer

Need a good basic bike.

Hi all, I am new here. Like so many, I have chosen the bike as my tool to get me back into to shape. I grew up in Brazil and I used to have to ride a bike 40 or more miles a week. In Brazil we have a...
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