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01-07-19, 12:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,138
Posted By mikeoclt

Looks like the Lambretta...

Looks like the Lambretta https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/510x384/lambretta_logo_shield_78faa0f1f281ab94e6dc03db8b5deeb6f0848ea4.png
10-11-18, 09:30 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,543
Posted By mikeoclt

My Vicious Cycles Motivator SS, a joy to ride ...

My Vicious Cycles Motivator SS, a joy to ride
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Forum: Touring
08-27-18, 09:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,273
Posted By mikeoclt

Has anyone ridden it lately? I'm planning on...

Has anyone ridden it lately?
I'm planning on Cass to Caldwell mid Sep & was curious about trail conditions. I'll be riding a Novara Mazama with 700x42c tires
06-07-18, 06:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,770
Posted By mikeoclt

I also enjoy riding older rigid MTB's with 26". 2...

I also enjoy riding older rigid MTB's with 26". 2 of my favorite rides are a 1991 Stumpjumper Comp & a 1992 Trek 930. I've upgraded the wheels on both. The SJ runs ryhno lites & xtr hubs, the 930...
06-06-18, 06:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,121
Posted By mikeoclt

Several options here. I use the elvex & crossfire...

Several options here. I use the elvex & crossfire for bicycle & motorcycle. Link below

bifocal safety glasses...
05-16-18, 07:54 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,075
Posted By mikeoclt

I have had good luck w Crank Brothers Stamp3 &...

I have had good luck w Crank Brothers Stamp3 & the Amazon knock offs of Chester's. Both have large platform & good gripping pins.
05-16-18, 07:36 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,899
Posted By mikeoclt

I went through similar search for my wife last...

I went through similar search for my wife last year. She tried a couple of hybrids but ended up back on her old faithful rigid Gary Fisher MTB from the early 90's w 26" wheels. Put a Nashbar comfort...
05-15-18, 06:35 AM
Replies: 24,555
Views: 2,199,685
Posted By mikeoclt

Today I, well actually it was yesterday I got...

Today I, well actually it was yesterday
I got the fit dialed in on my new to me Vicious Cycles Motivator SS...
05-14-18, 07:10 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,661
Posted By mikeoclt

Double trouble As a cyclist I’d be bothered by...

Double trouble
As a cyclist I’d be bothered by someone siccing their dog on me.
As a dog owner I’m bothered by another dog owner teaching such behavior
Some people should not have dogs or kids
05-10-18, 06:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 920
Posted By mikeoclt

Well done & keep up the good work.

Well done & keep up the good work.
05-07-18, 02:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,671
Posted By mikeoclt

+1 My Mazama is my favorite, I have finally got...

+1
My Mazama is my favorite, I have finally got the set up dialed in with a Brooks Imperial, Trekking bars, & Continental SpeedRide tires 700x42
05-04-18, 06:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 768
Posted By mikeoclt

Enjoying the pictures, keep them coming please

Enjoying the pictures, keep them coming please
04-25-18, 06:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,337
Posted By mikeoclt

I normally use a backpack, an Osprey Daylite....

I normally use a backpack, an Osprey Daylite. It's comfy & normally has enough space for my errand runs and a few bike things (multi tool, tube, small pump, lock). Some Osprey packs have a lid lock...
04-17-18, 07:40 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,712
Posted By mikeoclt

We were in San Antonio a couple of weeks ago &...

We were in San Antonio a couple of weeks ago & used the bike share bikes to go from the Pearl area to ride the Mission Trail, 32 miles round trip. They are heavy beast. Worst part was when we ended...
04-17-18, 06:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,141
Posted By mikeoclt

I've had this for about a month & it is doing...

I've had this for about a month & it is doing well. Works for my green way riding to move people to side of path....
04-10-18, 12:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,730
Posted By mikeoclt

I have a couple of old ones that I wash after...

I have a couple of old ones that I wash after using, then I refill them with water, put a few drops of lemon juice in, put in the fridge.
Then when I want to use them I dump the lemon water, refill...
03-13-18, 08:13 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,132
Posted By mikeoclt

At 57 with a pretty beat up back the bikes that...

At 57 with a pretty beat up back the bikes that get the most miles with me either have flat or trek bars. For me they allow for longer rides & more comfort than riding drop bars....
02-19-18, 09:02 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,891
Posted By mikeoclt

working out well for me on this bike. But, I'm...

working out well for me on this bike.
But, I'm old, the bike is old, and I probably don't know enough to know better
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02-06-18, 07:03 PM
Replies: 7,118
Views: 2,770,712
Posted By mikeoclt

Not drop bar, I'm old so I went with trekking...

Not drop bar, I'm old so I went with trekking bars
https://photos.smugmug.com/StumpJunmper-92/i-XTXbkfF/0/83980ad6/XL/SJ_92_2-XL.jpg...
02-06-18, 03:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,440
Posted By mikeoclt

I can relate also. At 57 getting back in to any...

I can relate also.
At 57 getting back in to any kind of shape seems more difficult, definitely not recovering as fast.
I just got through with 2 years of traveling weekly for a project. Gained 15...
02-06-18, 02:47 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,253
Posted By mikeoclt

I'd still ride & I'd go back to eating anything...

I'd still ride
& I'd go back to eating anything I wanted at any time of day
02-06-18, 02:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 891
Posted By mikeoclt

Back on the bike it went. Time will tell. ...

Back on the bike it went. Time will tell.
There sure seems to be difference in the leather from my B17's, thicker perhaps or maybe just the seat shape.
02-06-18, 02:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,993
Posted By mikeoclt

+1

+1
02-05-18, 04:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 841
Posted By mikeoclt

I had one on a motorcycle, it kept me from riding...

I had one on a motorcycle, it kept me from riding off a couple of times. I never used it again after the 2nd time and the bike was never stolen
02-05-18, 02:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 891
Posted By mikeoclt

I do have bees wax leather cream, made with bees...

I do have bees wax leather cream, made with bees wax "and other natural oils" ?
not sure what the other natural oils are but I have used it on a jacket
02-05-18, 02:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 891
Posted By mikeoclt

Tension is all the way backed out

Tension is all the way backed out
02-05-18, 01:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 891
Posted By mikeoclt

uh oh, too late now I just applied 2 light...

uh oh, too late now
I just applied 2 light coats hopefully no damage
02-05-18, 12:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 891
Posted By mikeoclt

Brooks Conquest Break In

I have a couple of B17's, they broke in easy & are very comfortable.
I picked up a Conquest for and old rigid stumpjumper and it doesn't seem to be breaking in. I finally pulled it off to try & see...
01-31-18, 11:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,570
Posted By mikeoclt

Brooks B17

Brooks B17
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