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05-13-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By roadsnakes

Am i crazy !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Am I crazy******************************???

It`s now Spring, Sun is shining, temperatures in the 50`s, 60`s and 70`s!

AND , I miss riding in the WINTER.

What`s wrong with me?

Now, I just...
05-12-21, 05:07 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 65,820
Posted By roadsnakes

I`m thinking of getting one for my Schwinn...

I`m thinking of getting one for my Schwinn Passage.

I`ve had three flats in the past year, and always miles away from home.
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05-11-21, 05:52 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 65,820
Posted By roadsnakes

Frame Pump

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Is that new frame pump you have on your bike?

I don`t see many anymore.

Are they still readily available?
05-06-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 827
Posted By roadsnakes

Whatever happened to SPENCO GLOVES! I wore...

Whatever happened to SPENCO GLOVES!

I wore mine out, but they Were The Best gloves I ever had!!

Can`t find them anymore.

When I do find a link for them, they have negative reviews, saying...
04-24-21, 05:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 794
Posted By roadsnakes

' Discuss GABAPENTINE with your Doctor. It...

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Discuss GABAPENTINE with your Doctor.

It has been life changing for me. That, and a Inversion Table!
04-09-21, 06:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,942
Posted By roadsnakes

' ...

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https://www.travelwisconsin.com/things-to-do/outdoor-fun/biking

There`s also some nice road along The Great River Road.
https://www.wigrr.com/travel-the-byway/activities/bicycling/


Here...
04-08-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,942
Posted By roadsnakes

Bike wisconsin

Here you go...........

https://www.travelwisconsin.com/article/multi-use-bike-trails/article/linear-bike-trails/the-elroy-sparta-state-trail-americas-first-rails-to-trails-project
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04-06-21, 06:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 880
Posted By roadsnakes

Make sure your seat is high enough. Too low...

Make sure your seat is high enough.

Too low of seat bothers my knees.
04-01-21, 04:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 959
Posted By roadsnakes

My Dr. seemed more concerned about it having a...

My Dr. seemed more concerned about it having a large cut out to alleviate pressure on nerves and being able to give less trauma to the prostate , then he was to the comfort factor.
03-31-21, 08:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 959
Posted By roadsnakes

Giddy up

GIDDY UP!

Anybody try this seat?

https://giddyuppro.com/products

My Urologist told me I should get a seat with a large cut out.

Been experiencing some problems in that area, even though I...
03-12-21, 03:18 PM
Replies: 3,997
Views: 581,546
Posted By roadsnakes

' Must be the thing to...

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Must be the thing to do.................


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02-06-21, 07:27 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 33,310
Posted By roadsnakes

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02-01-21, 07:20 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,591
Posted By roadsnakes

pics- new camera

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01-30-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 962
Posted By roadsnakes

12.5

12.5

I can`t split mine without using a knife.
But a quick whack on a sharp small knife usually makes a clean cut. My tablets do have a pretty big groove dividing them in half.
I cut down to...
01-28-21, 05:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 962
Posted By roadsnakes

Metoprolol

Anybody taking 12.5 mg Metoprolol just Once a Day?
When I told heart Dr. about my heart rate staying low even on strenuous rides, he said we'll try just 12.5 and see how it goes.
If I experience...
01-15-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,086
Posted By roadsnakes

' No I haven`t. Lots of ice and some snow....

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No I haven`t.
Lots of ice and some snow. Maybe when the weather breaks I`ll check it out, and get back riding it. Right now I`ve been riding my other bike which is better in winter conditions....
01-14-21, 01:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,086
Posted By roadsnakes

I picked up the bike from the LBS yesterday. ...

I picked up the bike from the LBS yesterday.

The original mechanic ,(who was not even born when I bought the bike was built , or when I had the rear wheel replaced) who told me my frame was bent ,...
01-12-21, 02:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,086
Posted By roadsnakes

No , I installed the stem, and I know it`s...

No , I installed the stem, and I know it`s backwards. (for comfort , because of a Very bad back).

It`s right at the line of being the Maximum Height.
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01-12-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,086
Posted By roadsnakes

WELL ! Now you have me thinking! I`ll have...

WELL ! Now you have me thinking!

I`ll have to check next time I go out to the garage.

It could very well be 48! I just remember that 30+ years ago the LBS told me they had a used 40 spoke...
01-12-21, 07:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,086
Posted By roadsnakes

' It`s 40 spoke wheel. Originally on a...

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It`s 40 spoke wheel. Originally on a tandem bicycle.


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01-11-21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,086
Posted By roadsnakes

I stopped by my LBS with the bike today. ...

I stopped by my LBS with the bike today.

They did some measuring and looked at the wheel.

They said the frame appears to be bent. It was off by 5mm.

They`re going to bend it out 5mm, for 20...
01-10-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,086
Posted By roadsnakes

WOW! Looking back , the rear wheel Was...

WOW!
Looking back , the rear wheel Was replaced over 30 some years ago.
I now remember getting it caught between the grass and sidewalk. When I tried to ride out of it, back onto the sidewalk, the...
01-10-21, 02:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,086
Posted By roadsnakes

Rear Wheel mounting problem

I`m not sure if I should try this folder, or the Mechanics folder?
I have a 86' Schwinn Passage.
Whenever I have to take the front tire off, it just pops on and off, no problems.

But when I have...
01-01-21, 01:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By roadsnakes

' I tried search bicycle videos, but all I...

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I tried search bicycle videos, but all I got was the usual bike films.
01-01-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By roadsnakes

' Some funny stuff there, but so far not...

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Some funny stuff there, but so far not what I`m looking for.
12-31-20, 06:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By roadsnakes

Help Finding Video

This Folder is my last hope.
I tried the General and 50+ Folders without any luck.
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I might have saw the video in this Folder?

It was either this folder or 50+.
12-28-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 962
Posted By roadsnakes

I`ve been on Metoprolol for about a year and a...

I`ve been on Metoprolol for about a year and a half. I don`t like it, but both of my heart doctors told me it`s what I need to be on.
I gained weight since I started it. The doctors told me I might...
12-27-20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 594
Posted By roadsnakes

I know I saw it on this Forum. Most likely...

I know I saw it on this Forum.

Most likely in this Folder, although it could have been in the Classic and Vintage Folder.

I think it even won some kind of award for short film.

The woman...
12-27-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 594
Posted By roadsnakes

Help Finding Video

I tried this over in the General Folder without any luck.

I might have saw the video in this Folder?

I saw a video on this forum a few years ago, and I can`t seem to find it.

It`s about an...
12-26-20, 02:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 159
Posted By roadsnakes

Help Finding Video

I saw a video on this forum a few years ago, and I can`t seem to find it.

It`s about an older woman that gets on a bicycle, and as she rides she becomes a young girl again .

She starts to lose...
12-07-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 765
Posted By roadsnakes

' I`ve ran quite a few pairs of Kenda`s over...

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I`ve ran quite a few pairs of Kenda`s over the years.

My LBS used to carry another , more beefy, 27X1 1/4 that I was always tempted to try, but never did.

I think Kenda`s gum wall are the...
12-04-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,597
Posted By roadsnakes

I`ve been getting these shots in my knees since...

I`ve been getting these shots in my knees since 2007. For me they`re great! Twice a year, every six months.

https://www.synviscone.com/what-is-synvisc-one
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12-03-20, 05:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 765
Posted By roadsnakes

Schwinn - passage

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You`re right on both observations.

I`m elderly with a Very Bad Back. If I would have stayed with the original stem I literally would not be able to ride it. (at least not any real distance)....
12-02-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 765
Posted By roadsnakes

' Maybe on another ride. These are...

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Maybe on another ride.

These are the only other ones I took today.

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12-02-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 765
Posted By roadsnakes

New Rubber

Put new tires on my old Schwinn Passage today.
Gotta love the feeling of that first ride after putting on new tires!
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11-29-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,354
Posted By roadsnakes

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11-14-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 3,997
Views: 581,546
Posted By roadsnakes

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Nothing says Autumn, like Falling leaves.
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11-06-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,382
Posted By roadsnakes

' Is it SHRINKAGE you`re worried about? ...

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Is it SHRINKAGE you`re worried about?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=85MZ4c1EWkM
11-05-20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,593
Posted By roadsnakes

https://daddydrinksdotcom.files.wordpress.com/2012...

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11-04-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,591
Posted By roadsnakes

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10-29-20, 05:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,748
Posted By roadsnakes

Thumbs up THAT`S Going To Be Everything. I LIKE IT! ...

THAT`S Going To Be Everything.

I LIKE IT! Although I`ve seen some real world prototypes , and the tires were black, and drive belt was black.

If they don`t price themselves out of the...
10-26-20, 04:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,890
Posted By roadsnakes

Trek

I bought my Trek Verve III back in 2015.

I knew then it was made in China. There`s a sticker saying so right on the bike.

I actually thought that being Made in China would have brought the...
10-14-20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 3,997
Views: 581,546
Posted By roadsnakes

The smoke from the wildfires out west made for...

The smoke from the wildfires out west made for some nice sunrises in Wisconsin a couple of weeks ago.
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10-08-20, 04:59 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,161
Posted By roadsnakes

I`m inching closer and closer to 70 years of...

I`m inching closer and closer to 70 years of age.. Riding a bicycle makes me feel like a kid again.

I ride in the same parks , around the same lagoons, surrounded by the same trees as I did when I...
09-28-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,013
Posted By roadsnakes

Popping Spokes

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By popping, I meant breaking.

Rear Tire

At Hub, Not at Rim.
09-28-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,013
Posted By roadsnakes

Thanks for all the replies. I`ve learned a lot!...

Thanks for all the replies.
I`ve learned a lot!
I know will be able to discuss my options with my LBS more intelligently.

All the spokes have been on the rear tire, and I think all on the drive...
09-28-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,013
Posted By roadsnakes

Popping Spokes

I`ve broken 3-4 spokes on my 2 year old Trek Verve III in the past 6 months. LBS say`s they don`t seem to be overly too tight, but has recommended getting a new Rim and Spokes, or re-lacing the rim...
09-28-20, 05:11 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,029
Posted By roadsnakes

"couple of centuries on a Continental back in the...

"couple of centuries on a Continental back in the mid 70's. Jean shorts, T-shirt.....

My attempt at restoration involved stripping it and taking it to Earl Scheib (home of the $19.95 paint job!)....
09-08-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,135
Posted By roadsnakes

Sea Foam and or Marvel Mystery Oil seems to work...

Sea Foam and or Marvel Mystery Oil seems to work for me.
Forum: Foo
08-06-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,293
Posted By roadsnakes

Dipstick!!!!!

First off, Don`t call me a Dipstick!

I realize the tunes I posted were Not from the 1980`s. The reason I said "Are You Serious" is because the title of the post was "80`s Rock Is The Best!" . ...
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