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04-23-15, 06:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,612
Posted By Steve Urquell

Beauty is in the eye of the barholder. Love my...

Beauty is in the eye of the barholder. Love my trekking bar.
03-25-15, 06:57 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 16,513
Posted By Steve Urquell

My wife has the women's version of that bike. It...

My wife has the women's version of that bike. It has steel handlebars, kickstand, frame, seatpost, stem. I just went out and weighed it--37lbs. Sitting out in the weather would rust it up badly. Her...
03-15-15, 06:41 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,693
Posted By Steve Urquell

I've been meaning to update this for awhile....

I've been meaning to update this for awhile. Winter weather slowed my riding down a lot. I initially got back on the bike after ~3 weeks and rebroke the jaw just from clenching and the jarring of the...
01-27-15, 12:29 PM
Replies: 734
Views: 130,194
Posted By Steve Urquell

http://www.memegenerator.es/imagenes/memes/37/6620...

http://www.memegenerator.es/imagenes/memes/37/662027.jpg
12-22-14, 05:36 AM
Replies: 618
Views: 37,327
Posted By Steve Urquell

Matt, I have 3 of those flimsy topped fermenters....

Matt, I have 3 of those flimsy topped fermenters. Brew mostly lagers. What's in yours in the pic?
12-13-14, 06:41 PM
Replies: 2,996
Views: 271,992
Posted By Steve Urquell

I'm a Physical Therapist Asst at my local...

I'm a Physical Therapist Asst at my local hospital. I've treated several helmeted/non-helmeted crash victims. The non-helmeted patients usually end up being on the ventilator and losing pieces of...
11-18-14, 06:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,473
Posted By Steve Urquell

Explorer, my first bike in over 20yrs of not...

Explorer, my first bike in over 20yrs of not riding was a 7 speed Wal-Mart bike with cheap 45psi 2.0" "comfort" street tread tires on it. It handled like a cement truck. I switched to the Kenda...
Forum: Introductions
11-13-14, 02:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 703
Posted By Steve Urquell

Welcome aboard!

Welcome aboard!
Forum: Introductions
11-13-14, 02:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 554
Posted By Steve Urquell

Welcome. I'm a bit south of ya in AR.

Welcome. I'm a bit south of ya in AR.
Forum: Introductions
11-13-14, 02:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 426
Posted By Steve Urquell

Welcome! All my family lives up in Greenville,...

Welcome! All my family lives up in Greenville, SC. great state to ride in.
Forum: Introductions
11-13-14, 02:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By Steve Urquell

Welcome fellow Arkansan! Hailing from...

Welcome fellow Arkansan! Hailing from Fayetteville here.
Forum: Introductions
11-13-14, 02:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 385
Posted By Steve Urquell

Welcome aboard!

Welcome aboard!
11-12-14, 07:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,865
Posted By Steve Urquell

The hill on the greenway leading up to Veteran's...

The hill on the greenway leading up to Veteran's park in Fayetteville comes to mind. I call it "cardiac climb"
11-08-14, 10:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,561
Posted By Steve Urquell

No worries. I post infrequently on here anyways....

No worries. I post infrequently on here anyways. Figured you were the same. 28s should be good on it. If you feel the need to get more upright, you might conside a change to a trekking handlebar. It...
11-08-14, 10:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 906
Posted By Steve Urquell

Since the forum loads slowly on every computer...

Since the forum loads slowly on every computer I've opened it on, I decided that it's from all the ads. I changed the view to mobile and the problem is solved.
11-03-14, 06:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 906
Posted By Steve Urquell

Forum Loads Very Slowly

I like the forum but the pages take ~30seconds to load. I have a decent connection and am a member of other vBulletin forums that don't have this issue. Also don't have this slow of a loading time on...
10-31-14, 02:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,561
Posted By Steve Urquell

It looks almost exactly like my 2004 model 7300....

It looks almost exactly like my 2004 model 7300. They used the same frame design all the way up to 2007 then the geometry stayed the same but the tubing changed shape. Mine has a factory RST...
09-13-14, 05:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 798
Posted By Steve Urquell

If it's in good shape and fits, I'd go for it....

If it's in good shape and fits, I'd go for it. Looks good.
09-11-14, 04:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,203
Posted By Steve Urquell

UPDATE: I ordered a set of these pads and...

UPDATE: I ordered a set of these pads and installed them on my Promax V-brake calipers after cleaning my rims well. Enamel reducer paint thinner on a scotch brite pad absolutely kicked butt at...
09-05-14, 06:40 PM
Replies: 618
Views: 37,327
Posted By Steve Urquell

I drink whatever I have brewed and have on tap in...

I drink whatever I have brewed and have on tap in my kegerator. I have 6 taps in one fridge and have enough kegs and fridges to have up to 9 kegs tapped at once. Right now my taps are as follows:
1....
09-02-14, 03:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,161
Posted By Steve Urquell

What is your price range?

What is your price range?
09-01-14, 04:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,178
Posted By Steve Urquell

My bike lost 2lbs from the change and feels...

My bike lost 2lbs from the change and feels different like yours. Makes me wonder if many people unhappy with their hybrids just have sluggish tires on them.
09-01-14, 04:26 AM
Replies: 7,455
Views: 2,216,717
Posted By Steve Urquell

Can't beat the clean lines (and ride) of those...

Can't beat the clean lines (and ride) of those cro-mo frames. If a 720 comes up on CL, I may have trouble resisting it.
08-31-14, 05:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,178
Posted By Steve Urquell

I know you changed over after my report of going...

I know you changed over after my report of going from Bontrager 700x35s to Vittoria 700x25s. Did it change your ride as well as it did mine? For me it will be worth it to treat them gently. The...
08-28-14, 04:57 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 14,709
Posted By Steve Urquell

Appalling. Justifiable negligent homicide to do...

Appalling. Justifiable negligent homicide to do something no different than texting.
08-28-14, 04:55 AM
Replies: 7,455
Views: 2,216,717
Posted By Steve Urquell

Love the color

Love the color
08-27-14, 06:47 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,693
Posted By Steve Urquell

I plan to get back on when I can. The left side...

I plan to get back on when I can. The left side of my jaw is very unstable. I re-broke it Monday night. It will shift and the the muscles spasm and crunch it outward. If it keeps doing it I'll have...
08-25-14, 05:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,203
Posted By Steve Urquell

As Shanej said, I also get $13.49 and free...

As Shanej said, I also get $13.49 and free shipping. That is for 1 pair though--$27 for a set.
08-25-14, 06:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,203
Posted By Steve Urquell

Anyone have any input on these Promax V-brake...

Anyone have any input on these Promax V-brake Shoe 3 Color pads?

Amazon.com : Promax V-brake Shoe 3 Color : Bike Brake Pad Inserts : Sports & Outdoors...
08-23-14, 10:04 AM
Replies: 7,455
Views: 2,216,717
Posted By Steve Urquell

Here are my 2 Treks. Both CL finds. The green one...

Here are my 2 Treks. Both CL finds. The green one is a CroMo 1995 850 Mountain Track with 26x1.5 Calderas, an XLC adj stem, Origin 8 bar ends and Serfa's grips. With the STX RD and Alivio FD, it's...
08-23-14, 05:43 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,109
Posted By Steve Urquell

I've not noticed any flex while riding. I just...

I've not noticed any flex while riding. I just went out and pushed down on the bar. It took ~50lbs of force on one side to deflect it 1/4".
08-23-14, 04:21 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,109
Posted By Steve Urquell

Thanks. It's a Nashbar bar and actually has a...

Thanks. It's a Nashbar bar and actually has a slight rise to it(~1"). I was on the fence about adding ergo grips but decided to just try the foam knowing I could always cut it off. Turns out the foam...
08-22-14, 11:55 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,109
Posted By Steve Urquell

I just started a thread reporting on mine. Here:...

I just started a thread reporting on mine. Here: http://www.bikeforums.net/hybrid-bicycles/966935-7300-upgrades-trekking-bar-700x25c-vittorias-george-takai-ohh-my.html

Love them. I have my stem up...
08-21-14, 04:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,337
Posted By Steve Urquell

Those Bontragers are probably bulletproof if you...

Those Bontragers are probably bulletproof if you run over a bunch of glass and roadside bombs but not necessary for me running on relatively clean MUPs. They felt like car tires coming off the...
08-19-14, 02:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,344
Posted By Steve Urquell

Check out bicyclebluebook.com. Plug in the model...

Check out bicyclebluebook.com. Plug in the model then search colors and parts of the years to find which one yours is. Sounds like you did well on your purchase. Congrats.
08-19-14, 02:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,337
Posted By Steve Urquell

Thank you sir. They really made this bike...

Thank you sir. They really made this bike comfortable on longer rides with plenty of hand positions. Protected my hands in a crash too. Air blower installed the foam grips in about 2 seconds.
08-19-14, 12:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,337
Posted By Steve Urquell

7300 Upgrades: Trekking bar/700x25c Vittorias *George Takai*"Ohh My!"

I can't believe the difference these additions made to this bike. My old Bontrager Hardcase 700x35s felt sluggish and low on air when they were inflated to the max. I lost 2lbs of tire and the...
08-19-14, 12:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,693
Posted By Steve Urquell

I protected it well with my face, not a scratch...

I protected it well with my face, not a scratch on it. :)
08-19-14, 06:59 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,693
Posted By Steve Urquell

Hope you have a speedy recovery, sorry you hit...

Hope you have a speedy recovery, sorry you hit the ground. I highlighted the words in your post that have the most weight to me. I'm 45y/o. When I was learning to drive a car at 16, I once spun out...
08-18-14, 07:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,563
Posted By Steve Urquell

Those roads around the Uof A are narrow with tons...

Those roads around the Uof A are narrow with tons of blind corners and curbs blocking safe escape. Dickson is poorly lit at night. I would think a little more thought would have gone into safe...
08-18-14, 06:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,693
Posted By Steve Urquell

Thanks for the well wishes. Very happy now.

Thanks for the well wishes. Very happy now.
08-18-14, 04:55 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,693
Posted By Steve Urquell

No surgery required! Ortho shot an xray, said it...

No surgery required! Ortho shot an xray, said it was broken on both sides but located well.

Liquid diet for 2 weeks, check up in 1 week. If my bite shifts, he puts braces on my front teeth with...
08-18-14, 07:57 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,693
Posted By Steve Urquell

My bosses boss a is a self-proclaimed bike guru...

My bosses boss a is a self-proclaimed bike guru and helped my boss order a Motobecane from BD, helped him assemble it. I was a mechanic for 20 yrs before switching careers and everyone comes to me...
08-18-14, 07:45 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,693
Posted By Steve Urquell

Appt today at 2:30 CST with Maxillofacial...

Appt today at 2:30 CST with Maxillofacial surgeon. All food liquified really stinks. I liquifed some leftover pizza in the blender with beef broth last night cause pudding and soup weren't cutting my...
08-16-14, 02:36 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,693
Posted By Steve Urquell

Really, with my PT background I know of 2...

Really, with my PT background I know of 2 scenarios for repairing what I have.

1st will be if ortho can reduce the fracture and stabilize it by wiring my jaw shut, it would heal.

2nd scenario...
08-16-14, 01:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,693
Posted By Steve Urquell

My left jaw hinge is broken in two pieces...

My left jaw hinge is broken in two pieces separated ~1/4". Did yours need to be pinned or heal on its own?
08-16-14, 11:34 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,693
Posted By Steve Urquell

Well said. I was going to add something to that...

Well said. I was going to add something to that effect in my post but couldn't find the right words(#oxycodone).

I work in the hospital ICU/CCU getting critically ill patients out of bed and...
08-16-14, 11:10 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,693
Posted By Steve Urquell

I'm 45 y/o, 160lbs. I've encountered the edge...

I'm 45 y/o, 160lbs. I've encountered the edge before and knew better. The reaction w/o the time to think is what got me crashed. My brain said "You're gonna crash if you stay on this bumpy grass...
08-16-14, 11:00 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,718
Posted By Steve Urquell

WRT Bells: I have about 30% of the peds I pass...

WRT Bells: I have about 30% of the peds I pass thank me for ringing my brrringg bell when passing. Oddly enough, one time I was riding and heard one of the time clock, single-ding bells, neither I...
08-16-14, 10:41 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,693
Posted By Steve Urquell

Thanks for the well wishes. I learned from this...

Thanks for the well wishes. I learned from this incident. Mortified that the person that initiated it fled the scene though--that is unconscionable to me.
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