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09-30-19, 09:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 915
Posted By BirdsBikeBinocs

That's a fantastic road to ride. A Marlin 6 or 7...

That's a fantastic road to ride. A Marlin 6 or 7 is surely geared for that surface. And about the washboard.... The only way that washboard surface would be "uncomfortable" to the rider is by riding...
09-19-19, 09:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,208
Posted By BirdsBikeBinocs

In that case, tighten the bolt. Tension the...

In that case, tighten the bolt. Tension the leather.
09-04-19, 06:52 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,452
Posted By BirdsBikeBinocs

I've been riding a Schwinn GTX-3 from Dick's...

I've been riding a Schwinn GTX-3 from Dick's Sporting Goods for the past 5 years. It has wear now but not overly expensive to replace some parts. Especially if one does the work themselves. I...
09-04-19, 04:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 606
Posted By BirdsBikeBinocs

NBD: Giant Talon 29

This past spring I bought a Specialized Diverge E5 Comp. It has been a great bike for me. Primarily a road bike but fun on trail too. I've put in over 1,000 miles with that bike this summer and with...
09-01-19, 09:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,968
Posted By BirdsBikeBinocs

To me, standover height is the first spec I look...

To me, standover height is the first spec I look at. Its important. Standover height is the one spec that can't be changed. Saddle adjustment and reach are fully adjustable.
08-15-19, 09:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,996
Posted By BirdsBikeBinocs

My feet got wet going through this flooded bog...

My feet got wet going through this flooded bog this past spring in Maine. The bird watching was off the charts. Just...
07-29-19, 01:32 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,537
Posted By BirdsBikeBinocs

Since I bought this(see picture attached) the...

Since I bought this(see picture attached) the bike has screamed at me to ride it. Every day.

IMO, if one is firmly on the other side of the beginner stages of biking, that rider deserves the very...
07-16-19, 09:37 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,943
Posted By BirdsBikeBinocs

I recently was talking with my sister about...

I recently was talking with my sister about biking. She said she never sees them, meaning when she does see the biker its too late to react. I said to her... If you're tailgating the vehicle in front...
07-15-19, 10:03 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 13,776
Posted By BirdsBikeBinocs

I'm with him.^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Of all the bike...

I'm with him.^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Of all the bike racks out there I would never hang my bike from a glass window in my car, truck, mini van....tesla, porsche.... Whatever.... It's not cool to me. No way....
07-11-19, 09:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 950
Posted By BirdsBikeBinocs

Seems you like your Specialized Stumpjumper I...

Seems you like your Specialized Stumpjumper I would stick with Specialized. Look at the Diverge line. I have the E5 Comp and the bike is built tough. Silent over the road. With comfort. Specialized...
07-07-19, 03:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,807
Posted By BirdsBikeBinocs

No, I never saw the motor again. But, the...

No, I never saw the motor again. But, the insurance company took care of me and for little money I upgraded to a 25hp. But still, it hurt. Ride on eja...
07-03-19, 01:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,077
Posted By BirdsBikeBinocs

I'll add this but I'm not proud. I got a great...

I'll add this but I'm not proud. I got a great pair of wrap sunglasses at Walmart for 12 bucks. Foster Grants. Fits my face pattern/eye sockets really well and the wrap around lens really seals my...
06-24-19, 02:54 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,089
Posted By BirdsBikeBinocs

Really nice looking bike. I'd love to have that...

Really nice looking bike. I'd love to have that bike. Wow. That's killer. Sweet.

About the nay-sayers.... Most who post here were a kid at one time. We rode whatever bike our parents could afford,...
06-17-19, 12:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,581
Posted By BirdsBikeBinocs

I just put RockBros on a bike. $19.99 at...

I just put RockBros on a bike. $19.99 at amazon.com ... So far so good.
06-11-19, 09:25 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,829
Posted By BirdsBikeBinocs

I couldn't have said it better. In fact, Walmart...

I couldn't have said it better. In fact, Walmart is probably the only retailer that sells 2 bikes at your allotted price of $500 to $600. I love my $250 Schwinn.!! It has 1,500 miles on it. I like it...
05-29-19, 01:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 948
Posted By BirdsBikeBinocs

That bike has lots of character. And sole.

That bike has lots of character. And sole.
05-24-19, 10:53 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 10,177
Posted By BirdsBikeBinocs

There are some who read and there are some who...

There are some who read and there are some who reply. And then there are some who reply that don't read. What a mess ......
05-09-19, 10:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,124
Posted By BirdsBikeBinocs

New SUV Rack Day

I'm so happy with the new rack it deserves a thread. Hollywood Rack purchased through etrailer. Assembly was less than 30 minute. Piece of cake. The rack is well built and attaches to the vehicle in...
05-05-19, 10:24 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,677
Posted By BirdsBikeBinocs

I have a bike with a triple on it and I have a...

I have a bike with a triple on it and I have a road bike with a double. I like the triple a lot but, I love the double with 11 gears out back. Also, on my road bike I can shift 3 gears with one swipe...
05-01-19, 08:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,211
Posted By BirdsBikeBinocs

First light on America. Morning in...

First light on America. Morning in Maine....https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x995/acadia_9_16_12_012_6187f281b6fcedb7a4fadbeba618e40f982229b3.jpg
04-26-19, 11:24 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 13,028
Posted By BirdsBikeBinocs

What's Your Speed Limit.??

Title poses a question I've been thinking about lately. Last Fall I rode my Schwinn hybrid down a fairly steep hill on a well maintained road. At 29mph I started to give the bike a little brake. In...
02-10-19, 10:36 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,791
Posted By BirdsBikeBinocs

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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No tears here. Not.!! Just a fabulous story. Man's best...
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