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08-29-07, 10:40 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,176
Posted By brodie

i have a buddy who is bigger than me even. GASP...

i have a buddy who is bigger than me even. GASP !
We call ourselves - MEN OF SIZE. Well he said it first.and i liked it so it stuck. i like it because not every guy can be a -- MAN OF SIZE ...
08-28-07, 07:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,703
Posted By brodie

i got caught in a downpour about a month ago. i...

i got caught in a downpour about a month ago. i get up the next day,my brooks is like a rock.i didnt have anything to treat it. i called my LBS. He told me - quick,put some extra virgin olive oil on...
08-28-07, 07:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,471
Posted By brodie

i have to pay attention to my pedaling. see if...

i have to pay attention to my pedaling. see if this is something i need to look into.
08-28-07, 12:04 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,457
Posted By brodie

once i got a little serious,i got some -...

once i got a little serious,i got some - cannondale coda- pedals and,some -diadora-shoes. i tried them on short rides and,i just wasnt comfortable with them. the position in which they place my...
08-25-07, 06:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 547
Posted By brodie

its been crappy.if its not raining, its the...

its been crappy.if its not raining, its the humidity. i did manage like 10 miles yesterday.but the rain had me in a bus stop,so my brooks wouldnt get wet. when it cleared up,i went home.
08-24-07, 05:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 444
Posted By brodie

okay 2 things. jeepertim- what was that joke. i...

okay 2 things. jeepertim- what was that joke. i didnt see that punch line coming. good one.
AND TOM,how come your wheel,thats decades old just breaks a spoke.BUT MINE TACOS ON ME.
LIFE JUST AINT...
08-24-07, 05:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 438
Posted By brodie

i wish you nothing but the best. now go forth...

i wish you nothing but the best. now go forth and,kick arse. of coarse,be sure to stretch and,warm up first.:D
08-21-07, 02:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,329
Posted By brodie

i meant to give you big props for that great...

i meant to give you big props for that great achievement. a 100 mile ride will have to wait until next year for me.but im working for it.100 miles is a big big accomplishment. cheers to you.
08-21-07, 02:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,329
Posted By brodie

i have only 1 pair of shorts and,i wore them for...

i have only 1 pair of shorts and,i wore them for the first time this weekend.but i wore them under some bermuda shorts.they still helped a lot.
i tried my clipless pedals and,shoes this weekend...
08-21-07, 02:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 370
Posted By brodie

looks like an excuse to get drunk and,play ping...

looks like an excuse to get drunk and,play ping pong.
08-21-07, 02:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 347
Posted By brodie

Bridgestone Bike Tires.

I PURCHASED ANOTHER BIKE THIS WEEKEND. and it has 27 x 1 1/4, bridgestone tires.
im assuming that the tires are old because i cant find anything about bridgestone making bike tires.

the...
08-21-07, 02:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,785
Posted By brodie

i also meant to say that i had to ride my...

i also meant to say that i had to ride my stationary on sunday because it started raining on sunday and,didnt stop until monday evening. so last night i turned my lights on and,went out for a quick 7...
08-21-07, 02:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,785
Posted By brodie

IT WAS BEAUTIFUL. my brother in law let me use a...

IT WAS BEAUTIFUL. my brother in law let me use a raleigh that he has. i guess it would be a commuting bike. it was kind of like a road bike but more sturdy.
anyway,i put my handy - WALMART SCHWINN...
08-17-07, 08:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 595
Posted By brodie

I Dont Know Why But I Just Love High End 70s And...

I Dont Know Why But I Just Love High End 70s And 80s Bikes. They Are Just Beautiful To Me. Love Em.
08-17-07, 08:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 595
Posted By brodie

sweet ride.good geometry. or should i just say i...

sweet ride.good geometry. or should i just say i like the frame. she looks fast. BRODIE LIKE!
08-17-07, 08:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,785
Posted By brodie

also i reserve the right to turn around and,head...

also i reserve the right to turn around and,head back to the car. but i do not believe that will happen.
08-17-07, 08:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,785
Posted By brodie

thank you very much halfbent. i checked out that...

thank you very much halfbent. i checked out that yahoo group and,i think im gonna try it. my brother in law has ridden this before and,he says a road bike will be just fine on the path. so now im...
08-17-07, 03:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,785
Posted By brodie

as usual the clydes come thru. im guessing that...

as usual the clydes come thru. im guessing that i will have to find another ride. im not gonna even try that distance on my mountain bike. i wanted to do it SO SO BAD.
it would have been my...
08-17-07, 03:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,785
Posted By brodie

yes HALFBENT -i do believe that is it. i know...

yes HALFBENT -i do believe that is it. i know they told me that it gos from close to cleveland to akron. AND I WANTED TO TAKE MY ROAD BIKE.

i have 27 x 1 1/4 tires. i dont know if im up to...
08-17-07, 03:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,785
Posted By brodie

i do believe that it is crushed limestone.i think...

i do believe that it is crushed limestone.i think i remember someone saying that.im worried about it,cause i dont wanna get a flat OR mess up my rims riding over mini boulders
08-17-07, 03:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,785
Posted By brodie

Riding On A Crushed Stone Surface.

SOMETIME this weekend,im heading for a bike trail that is a - CRUSHED STONE SURFACE.
I have only been on the city streets and,have no idea what this means.
is it a smooth surface.or is it prone...
08-16-07, 08:31 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,649
Posted By brodie

from my pop,i inherited a 70s raleigh, a 70s...

from my pop,i inherited a 70s raleigh, a 70s motobecane and, a 70s peugeot.
i have found a 67 varsity,a 77 camelback varsity, a primo 76 gitane and, a 98 huffy mountain bike.
trying to bring my...
08-16-07, 08:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 475
Posted By brodie

they had something similar at my favorite LBS,in...

they had something similar at my favorite LBS,in the blowout-we cant sell this stuff boxes.
i was seriously considering buying one. it was like 2 circles-1 for each cheek - and you perch yourself...
08-12-07, 05:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 511
Posted By brodie

thats great. 30 miles is a good bit.

thats great. 30 miles is a good bit.
08-12-07, 04:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 600
Posted By brodie

yeah i agree. 46 miles in 2:20,is cooking. you...

yeah i agree. 46 miles in 2:20,is cooking. you must be one of those puny little 210 -220 pound clydesdales,to be riding fast as the wind like that.:D
08-10-07, 03:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 526
Posted By brodie

as you can see,almost all of us have been...

as you can see,almost all of us have been there.just keep on pedaling.
08-10-07, 03:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 661
Posted By brodie

you guys are making me feel like im in...

you guys are making me feel like im in kindergarten. i got a pair of gloves at big lot. i think they were $6.99.
i got them because they were full fingered and the palm side of the gloves are...
08-09-07, 05:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 378
Posted By brodie

although i feel for you,its good to know im not...

although i feel for you,its good to know im not the onlt one this stuff happens to.:D
08-08-07, 12:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,987
Posted By brodie

i got some weinmann alloy 27x11/4 wheels at my...

i got some weinmann alloy 27x11/4 wheels at my favorite local bike shopand,they are holding up great. i took them back and,had them re-tensioned and,my wheel guy said they didnt need it.
i...
08-08-07, 12:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 275
Posted By brodie

clydes varsity mobile,is on the road.

well,i have been for 5 rides on my new clyde mobile -the schwinn varsity -circa 57 or 67 - and,the difference is crystal clear. this is truly a great clyde bike for me. no groaning or creaking...
08-08-07, 11:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,157
Posted By brodie

im glad that you walked away from the crash. you...

im glad that you walked away from the crash. you were lucky you had that helmet.better that cracked than youre noggin. i was out hanging a sign the other day and,about 20 kids came from the baseball...
08-06-07, 01:57 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,181
Posted By brodie

i used to be a manager at POPEYES when i was in...

i used to be a manager at POPEYES when i was in my 20s. it was tough because the owner would only hire high school kids and,when it was warm outside -THEY DIDNT WANNA BE THERE.

One time,i had the...
08-05-07, 05:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 794
Posted By brodie

i would think you need a new chain at the least....

i would think you need a new chain at the least. i had the same thing happen and,put on a freewheel and chain- problem solved.
08-02-07, 06:52 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,982
Posted By brodie

dont forget to try your local thrift stores...

dont forget to try your local thrift stores and,goodwills. you may be able to find yourself a good backup bike.
08-02-07, 06:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,354
Posted By brodie

i finally got around to trying to put it back...

i finally got around to trying to put it back together.the krylon came out better than i thought.it looks pretty good.http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb227/brodietheclyde/102_0262.jpgand i...
08-02-07, 11:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 603
Posted By brodie

yep,shes a raleigh,that much i can tell you. the...

yep,shes a raleigh,that much i can tell you. the model beats me though. but it is a nice little bike.:D
08-02-07, 11:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 861
Posted By brodie

i just googled 1 inch threaded bike fork and, i...

i just googled 1 inch threaded bike fork and, i found a bunch of em. on ebay is a chromed jr gt fork for $19.99 buy it now. plus their were quite a few others available.
oh yeah, the one on ebay...
08-02-07, 09:11 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,488
Posted By brodie

way to go becky. keep on pedaling girl.

way to go becky. keep on pedaling girl.
08-02-07, 09:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 861
Posted By brodie

if as in my case,finances are a bother,buy a new...

if as in my case,finances are a bother,buy a new fork and,put it in. problem solved. you are on the road.
later you can get some road tires for your bike. thats phase 2. then you can just ride...
08-02-07, 08:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 454
Posted By brodie

man i shoulda been asleep hours ago. but i keep...

man i shoulda been asleep hours ago. but i keep doing stuff to these bikes. i cant stop.
i love this little camelback bike. i too wish that they woulda come in a larger frame size. its a cool...
08-02-07, 08:09 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,318
Posted By brodie

forget, math.com if this bike ridin stuff works...

forget, math.com if this bike ridin stuff works for tom,im gonna stick with it.
08-02-07, 08:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 430
Posted By brodie

congrats on all accounts.

congrats on all accounts.
08-02-07, 07:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 454
Posted By brodie

well,someone had posted a link on here about the...

well,someone had posted a link on here about the bikes of amsterdam.then there was an article in our local paper. same thing. some of those folks had just sprayed the whole bike. seat and all. some...
08-02-07, 06:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 686
Posted By brodie

thats unbelievable. it couldnt have worked out...

thats unbelievable. it couldnt have worked out better for you.
i try to look at it like,life plays to my advantage.when the guy in front of me is doing 20 mph , in a 35 zone,i figure,god sent him...
08-02-07, 06:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 454
Posted By brodie

also,i was thinking,since my printer does...

also,i was thinking,since my printer does stickers and,transfers and,all of that,i will maybe print my name out and put it on there. or i may just keep the naked look.
08-02-07, 05:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 454
Posted By brodie

i finally took some pics.

well, yesterday i couldnt wait anymore and,decided that the paint had cured long enough. also,i was spurred on by my newest bike, which i have found out is called a - CAMELBACK SCHWINN.
I GOT THIS...
08-02-07, 05:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,978
Posted By brodie

here it is. i went out about 5:30 this morning...

here it is. i went out about 5:30 this morning and got em, cause i dont go out in my backyard after sunset. the animals run it then. man i dont know whats gonna be out there lurking in the shrubbery....
08-01-07, 06:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,978
Posted By brodie

I SHOULD MENTION THAT I ONLY GAVE $10 FOR THE...

I SHOULD MENTION THAT I ONLY GAVE $10 FOR THE BIKE AND, ITS IN LIKE NEW SHAPE. it still has the plastic schwinn handlebar wrap and, the chrome is only dusty, not rusty or pitted. a good buy on a -...
08-01-07, 06:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,978
Posted By brodie

Schwinn - Camelback Frame ?

I purchased a schwinn because i wanted the brake calipers for another varsity that i am putting together.
so i stop at the grocery store on the way home and, a older guy sees it in my bike rack.
...
08-01-07, 06:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,354
Posted By brodie

its the -EASTERN CONFERENCE CHAMPION - cleveland...

its the -EASTERN CONFERENCE CHAMPION - cleveland cavaliers, gathered around the trophy in the locker room after about 100 bottles of moet and cristal with everybody happy and, victorious. before...
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