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11-14-19, 06:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 770
Posted By coopman

That's like the bike that I had before getting my...

That's like the bike that I had before getting my Roll. It was a good ride and you will like it. I sold it to my neighbor two doors down, so I'll still get to see it every once in a while.
11-12-19, 03:44 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 11,178
Posted By coopman

Here in Louisiana, the state has made wearing a...

Here in Louisiana, the state has made wearing a helmet voluntary for motorcycle riders. I would not expect them to rule differently for bicyclists. However, I choose to not leave my garage w/o my...
11-09-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 2,055
Views: 184,236
Posted By coopman

I'm sorry to hear about everyone's recent losses....

I'm sorry to hear about everyone's recent losses. We get so attached to our furry little critters and then it hurts so bad when they pass on.
Forum: Introductions
11-08-19, 03:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By coopman

Welcome!

Welcome!
Forum: Introductions
11-08-19, 03:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 171
Posted By coopman

Welcome Louie. Are there any gravel trails on...

Welcome Louie. Are there any gravel trails on Staten Island?
Forum: Foo
11-04-19, 09:45 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 6,142
Posted By coopman

It's a hard thing to go through, but it's one of...

It's a hard thing to go through, but it's one of those things that we all agree to when we say, "I'll take this one".
It was my daughter's cat and she moved in with us after my daughter finished...
Forum: Foo
11-03-19, 09:46 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 6,142
Posted By coopman

We had to have our cat euthanized last week...

We had to have our cat euthanized last week (cancer). Gosh I miss her so much.
Forum: Introductions
11-02-19, 08:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 309
Posted By coopman

Welcome Mitchell.

Welcome Mitchell.
Forum: Introductions
10-29-19, 09:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 197
Posted By coopman

Welcome Phil.

Welcome Phil.
10-28-19, 02:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,099
Posted By coopman

The only "off-road action" that I'll be getting...

The only "off-road action" that I'll be getting is if I accidentally run off the road.
10-27-19, 08:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,298
Posted By coopman

Way to go, Frank. Major accomplishment and very...

Way to go, Frank. Major accomplishment and very inspiring in light of what you have been through. Congratulations.
10-25-19, 11:07 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,634
Posted By coopman

Glad that you were not injured. It could have...

Glad that you were not injured. It could have been so much worse. Deer are dangerous, especially if they have guns.
10-24-19, 06:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 459
Posted By coopman

Which one did you order? Thanks.

Which one did you order? Thanks.
10-24-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,964
Posted By coopman

I have to take a butt break after riding 2 miles....

I have to take a butt break after riding 2 miles. Pathetic!
10-24-19, 05:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 459
Posted By coopman

I believe that all you can do with the stock...

I believe that all you can do with the stock stem/bar combination is to rotate the bars in the stem. I was told that the stem is not adjustable vertically when I asked about this at the LBS where I...
10-23-19, 04:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,099
Posted By coopman

I've had my Roll Sport Low Entry for about two...

I've had my Roll Sport Low Entry for about two weeks now. I'm loving it!
Forum: Foo
10-23-19, 06:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,275
Posted By coopman

Country-Pop you mean? Traditional country music...

Country-Pop you mean? Traditional country music is dead, IMO.
10-23-19, 06:14 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 83,597
Posted By coopman

The tinkerer's do it so that us dummies can learn...

The tinkerer's do it so that us dummies can learn from them.
10-22-19, 06:40 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 83,597
Posted By coopman

Thanks. That is very helpful.

Thanks. That is very helpful.
10-21-19, 06:38 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 83,597
Posted By coopman

Kirby, that is a personal preference on the width...

Kirby, that is a personal preference on the width of the bars. They feel OK to me. My left hand keeps falling asleep, so I think that I'm going to have carpel tunnel surgery on it this winter. I...
10-21-19, 06:35 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 83,597
Posted By coopman

I loosened the suspension bolt some & the seat...

I loosened the suspension bolt some & the seat now has some give to it. I'm afraid to unscrew it too much. I don't want the spring mechanism to come shooting out of there & then I cannot re-install...
10-21-19, 06:06 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 83,597
Posted By coopman

The spring on my saddle must be screwed all the...

The spring on my saddle must be screwed all the way in because my seat has no give or perceivable vertical motion to it. Will probably check it out tonight since the weather is going to be bad as a...
10-20-19, 02:28 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 83,597
Posted By coopman

Thanks for that info, wyd. I'll have to check...

Thanks for that info, wyd. I'll have to check this out.
10-19-19, 06:30 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 83,597
Posted By coopman

Nice looking new bikes, Lu.. and wyd. Happy...

Nice looking new bikes, Lu.. and wyd. Happy Rolling!
Forum: Foo
10-19-19, 04:59 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,603
Posted By coopman

Thanks to your BIL you are now a re-certified...

Thanks to your BIL you are now a re-certified virgin. Sad situation because you are an innocent victim in all of this.
10-18-19, 01:04 PM
Replies: 1,310
Views: 240,812
Posted By coopman

I rode my Roll around the neighborhood trying to...

I rode my Roll around the neighborhood trying to find a neighbor's lost cat. I was naturally going really slow and was surprised at how stable it felt when hardly moving. It must be the ultimate...
Forum: Introductions
10-16-19, 06:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By coopman

Welcome.

Welcome.
10-15-19, 08:04 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,102
Posted By coopman

Gosh...best wishes for your full recovery.

Gosh...best wishes for your full recovery.
Forum: Foo
10-14-19, 08:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,353
Posted By coopman

Back when I was a young lad with a drum set,...

Back when I was a young lad with a drum set, Ginger made a huge impression on me and for a while he was "the guy" to me. After Cream & Blind Faith, I lost track of what he was involved in. RIP,...
10-14-19, 06:34 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 83,597
Posted By coopman

Glad to hear it, wyd. Congrats.

Glad to hear it, wyd. Congrats.
10-13-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 83,597
Posted By coopman

There was a tag on my saddle that showed that the...

There was a tag on my saddle that showed that the nose of the saddle should be tilted upwards, not level.
I don't feel like the stock suspension seat post is doing anything. If it is doing...
10-11-19, 05:53 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 83,597
Posted By coopman

I picked up my new Roll Sport Low Entry this...

I picked up my new Roll Sport Low Entry this afternoon from the LBS and just finished up a 6 mile ride on it. I'm still playing with the adjustments a bit, trying to get them optimal for me. I'm...
10-09-19, 07:59 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 83,597
Posted By coopman

Ah, OK. The seat post dia. is given in the...

Ah, OK. The seat post dia. is given in the specs. on the Jamis site. I assume that a standard 2 rail saddle is what the bike has.
10-09-19, 07:12 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 83,597
Posted By coopman

Sure, that can easily be done. The Explorer is...

Sure, that can easily be done. The Explorer is 30.5 lbs. according to the Jamis website specs., so that's pretty lightweight for a bike in its price class. Do you have a local bike shop? I'd take...
10-09-19, 06:02 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 83,597
Posted By coopman

Can she touch the ground easily while riding the...

Can she touch the ground easily while riding the bike? If so, there might be times when she is better off putting her feet down and walking the bike instead of trying to pedal. One big advantage to...
10-09-19, 11:26 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 83,597
Posted By coopman

I think that most sub-$1000 bikes are going to...

I think that most sub-$1000 bikes are going to fall in the 30-35 lb. range. Is she complaining about the Jamis bike's weight?
10-08-19, 08:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,861
Posted By coopman

You crack me up, Glenn.

You crack me up, Glenn.
10-08-19, 05:46 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 83,597
Posted By coopman

I have not taken delivery of it from the LBS yet.

I have not taken delivery of it from the LBS yet.
10-07-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 23,505
Posted By coopman

I hope not. I just bought a dead bike...

I hope not. I just bought a dead bike...
10-07-19, 07:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,878
Posted By coopman

Thanks. I had never heard of the Lepper brand...

Thanks. I had never heard of the Lepper brand saddles before.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-19, 07:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,184
Posted By coopman

Give yourself a break and let nature take its...

Give yourself a break and let nature take its course. Everyone gets burned out every once in a while.
Forum: Commuting
10-03-19, 07:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,441
Posted By coopman

I just received my "Take a Look" mirror today. ...

I just received my "Take a Look" mirror today. Was not able to go on a bike ride today though. Just wearing them on my glasses around the house, I think that if they stay put and don't pull that...
10-02-19, 06:02 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 83,597
Posted By coopman

I ordered a Roll Sport Low Entry this morning. I...

I ordered a Roll Sport Low Entry this morning. I had to cancel my prev. order. Apparently there is a serious out of stock issue with the basic Roll low entry models so I decided to step up to a...
09-29-19, 08:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,063
Posted By coopman

Walk while listening to headphones and you won't...

Walk while listening to headphones and you won't even hear the idiots.
Forum: Introductions
09-29-19, 08:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 936
Posted By coopman

Welcome Brian.

Welcome Brian.
09-23-19, 05:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 735
Posted By coopman

I had some apes on my EC1 for a while. I finally...

I had some apes on my EC1 for a while. I finally decided that the stock HBs were better because you can pull up on them and get a bit more power to the pedals if you need to accelerate sort of...
09-19-19, 07:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,493
Posted By coopman

Well, it can make you so sore that you'll forget...

Well, it can make you so sore that you'll forget all about how much your butt hurts.
09-17-19, 05:00 PM
Replies: 1,135
Views: 331,544
Posted By coopman

The Huffy has a serious crank forward issue going...

The Huffy has a serious crank forward issue going on.
09-17-19, 01:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,595
Posted By coopman

Sold it? What?

Sold it? What?
09-16-19, 01:47 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,197
Posted By coopman

Not really. I don't know enough to do anything...

Not really. I don't know enough to do anything but ask stupid noobie questions.
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