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11-02-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,382
Posted By MntnMan62

I hate to say it but even 20 years ago, $200...

I hate to say it but even 20 years ago, $200 didn't buy much bike. About 20 years ago my wife and I bought his and hers mountain bikes. As I understood it, they were bottom of the line bikes. ...
Forum: Foo
10-31-20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 802
Posted By MntnMan62

I'd say he's the best of the Bonds. RIP

I'd say he's the best of the Bonds. RIP
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 19,755
Views: 4,234,343
Posted By MntnMan62

I bought a Specialized Phenom Expert saddle for...

I bought a Specialized Phenom Expert saddle for my mountain bike. I haven't been riding it much but the saddle I have on it is the original saddle and it's starting to come apart. I'm sure it's...
10-20-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,258
Posted By MntnMan62

Titanium road bikes make me drool. Moots Vamoots...

Titanium road bikes make me drool. Moots Vamoots DR.

https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn%3AANd9GcQU0FAlUOokGQqjCxEFx9e7s8dVWPjHQbCpIw&usqp=CAU

Also, old school full suspension...
Forum: Foo
10-19-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,769
Posted By MntnMan62

Hmmm. My worst job was probably working as a...

Hmmm. My worst job was probably working as a busboy. Don't get me wrong. I appreciated the ability to have money in my pocket as a teenager while many of my friends were constantly begging their...
10-17-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,027
Posted By MntnMan62

I have a red one on the back and a white one on...

I have a red one on the back and a white one on the front. They blink. Highly visible. And there is nothing worse than some idiot riding the wrong way on my side of the street and his white front...
10-04-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 17,261
Posted By MntnMan62

Not classic or exotic but it's mine and I love...

Not classic or exotic but it's mine and I love it.


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10-02-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,817
Posted By MntnMan62

Am I a bad person if I wouldn't mind seeing him...

Am I a bad person if I wouldn't mind seeing him come down with some significant symptoms?
09-29-20, 09:09 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,810
Posted By MntnMan62

No. You are not a wimp and you are not the only...

No. You are not a wimp and you are not the only one. My local group has been doing rides for at least a month and a half. I have yet to ride with them. Look at it this way. You are out on a solo...
09-29-20, 11:01 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 8,064
Posted By MntnMan62

I always follow your 2 and 3. I don't like to go...

I always follow your 2 and 3. I don't like to go near anyone due to covid so that keeps me far away from the other cyclist when I'm passing them. If they are riding on the shoulder then I will move...
09-28-20, 11:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,586
Posted By MntnMan62

Say what you will. I knew I wasn't buying a...

Say what you will. I knew I wasn't buying a Motobecane when I bought it. I wanted a utilitarian road bike that I could have fun riding and get myself into some sort of shape. And that bike has...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,734
Posted By MntnMan62

:troll:

:troll:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 09:06 PM
09-22-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,289
Posted By MntnMan62

Sadly there are plenty of people who actually...

Sadly there are plenty of people who actually believe the mantra of "old and sick people...would have died anyway." I hear them say it every day. Incredible how callous people in this country have...
09-21-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,914
Posted By MntnMan62

I try not to get too upset with cars unless they...

I try not to get too upset with cars unless they are doing something that is potentially dangerous to me. I'd prefer they be cautious than careless. For instance, I have caught myself getting a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 11:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 582
Posted By MntnMan62

Right you are. Now it is I who has little brain...

Right you are. Now it is I who has little brain matter.
Forum: Foo
09-19-20, 10:14 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,688
Posted By MntnMan62

Tenure? Oh, I get it now. You're no different...

Tenure? Oh, I get it now. You're no different than a little school boy who thinks that things should come to you just because you've been around longer. It's that union mentality which only serves...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 08:13 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,975
Posted By MntnMan62

It sounds as though one bike is an endurance bike...

It sounds as though one bike is an endurance bike with disc brakes. Does that mean the other bike you are considering is more of a race bike with rim brakes? If so, then you are not comparing...
09-17-20, 10:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 719
Posted By MntnMan62

I don't know the Romin but about a year ago I...

I don't know the Romin but about a year ago I bought a Specialized Phenom Expert and I love it. Or more importantly, my butt loves it. Admittedly the longest ride I've been on was a little over 30...
Forum: Foo
09-15-20, 11:12 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,688
Posted By MntnMan62

I'll admit the first part of my post was a bit...

I'll admit the first part of my post was a bit harsh. But I did follow it with a helpful tip which was delivered with sincerity. That's why I said "Seriously..." Before writing that post I did the...
Forum: Foo
09-15-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,688
Posted By MntnMan62

Actually, I don't know clemsongirl . But clearly...

Actually, I don't know clemsongirl . But clearly she sees the same level of excrement in your attitude that I and others on this thread see. Don't you ever get tired of being such a stooge, walking...
Forum: Foo
09-15-20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,688
Posted By MntnMan62

The attitude of this OP really only deserves the...

The attitude of this OP really only deserves the following:


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Forum: Foo
09-15-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,688
Posted By MntnMan62

Hah! Sounds good. The next time you seek some...

Hah! Sounds good. The next time you seek some help here and I have information that can help you, I'll just keep it to myself. I'm sure that will make you much happier cupcake.
Forum: Foo
09-15-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,688
Posted By MntnMan62

Hey dude. If you want to stick with the vintage...

Hey dude. If you want to stick with the vintage stuff, you gotta be prepared to pony up for the privilege. I know because I kept the pedestal sink, toilet and tub from a vintage 1927 bathroom when...
Forum: Foo
09-15-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,688
Posted By MntnMan62

Are you telling me this site doesn't have what...

Are you telling me this site doesn't have what you are looking for?

https://www.plumbingsupply.com/casepictures.html
Forum: Foo
09-15-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,688
Posted By MntnMan62

This is the age of the internet. You can find...

This is the age of the internet. You can find anything you want or need on the internet. All you have to do is be willing to use something called Google. Maybe you've heard of it. There's this...
09-10-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 683
Posted By MntnMan62

I find riding provides incredible benefits to the...

I find riding provides incredible benefits to the part of my body that is responsible for most of my issues.........my brain.
09-10-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 512
Posted By MntnMan62

Interestingly I changed my options for...

Interestingly I changed my options for notifications to not receive email notifications. Yet I continue to receive these annoying emails. Does it take time for new options to take effect?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,106
Posted By MntnMan62

Nice looking bike. How do you feel riding it?...

Nice looking bike. How do you feel riding it? Does it make you feel good when you get out and ride? Does it put a smile on your face when you push yourself up those hills and hit better times for...
09-09-20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,123
Posted By MntnMan62

First of all, don't let people tell you that $800...

First of all, don't let people tell you that $800 buys you just above department store grade bikes. Everything depends on what type of bike you buy. And that should be determined by where you...
09-09-20, 06:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 756
Posted By MntnMan62

It's a Monark Silver King Roadster for girls made...

It's a Monark Silver King Roadster for girls made by Monark Battery Co., in Chicago, Illinois. The company was in existence between the early 1930's and the 1950's. It's made of aluminum alloy,...
09-09-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,599
Posted By MntnMan62

I agree with the comments to avoid the CO2...

I agree with the comments to avoid the CO2 cannisters and instead get a decent pump. I originally rode a mountain bike and bought a small pump to take with me on rides for that bike. Then when I...
09-09-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,288
Posted By MntnMan62

I had been off the bike for a few years. When I...

I had been off the bike for a few years. When I started back up I limited my rides to a 10 mile loop with 650 ft. of elevation gain. Initially that 10 mile loop would leave me completely spent. ...
09-09-20, 07:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 556
Posted By MntnMan62

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OjYoNL4g5Vg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OjYoNL4g5Vg
09-09-20, 05:59 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,182
Posted By MntnMan62

I get passed all the time. Often they are on...

I get passed all the time. Often they are on mountain bikes (I ride a 19 pound 2001 vintage Motobecane Sprintour road bike). Admittedly they are often much younger than me as well. What is...
09-07-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,384
Posted By MntnMan62

Since I ride on the road mostly, I avoid...

Since I ride on the road mostly, I avoid listening to music as I feel it is unsafe not to be able hear cars coming up behind me. And when I was mostly mountain biking I preferred to hear the sounds...
06-05-20, 08:01 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,623
Posted By MntnMan62

If I am going to come up on someone walking and...

If I am going to come up on someone walking and will be in somewhat close proximity to them, I will yell out "on your left". If I'm a good distance away I won't say anything.
06-03-20, 10:32 PM
Replies: 2,795
Views: 647,786
Posted By MntnMan62

I have no doubt bikes have changed dramatically...

I have no doubt bikes have changed dramatically over the past 20 years. I'll get back on the one I have, get comfortable on the single track near my house and then will probably spring for a 27.5...
06-03-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 2,795
Views: 647,786
Posted By MntnMan62

Here are my two bikes. I haven't been on the...

Here are my two bikes. I haven't been on the mountain bike much because about a year and a half ago I decided to get on it after not riding it for years and years. On my way back up the trail I...
06-03-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 7,597
Views: 2,000,533
Posted By MntnMan62

Ok. I now have 10 posts so I should be able to...

Ok. I now have 10 posts so I should be able to post pics. Here is my 2000 (I looked up the date) Schwinn Mesa GSX with lots of upgrades.

...
06-02-20, 10:11 PM
Replies: 7,597
Views: 2,000,533
Posted By MntnMan62

I have what I think was a 1997, 98 or 99 Schwinn...

I have what I think was a 1997, 98 or 99 Schwinn Mesa GSX. I rode it a lot when I first bought it and then slowly started upgrading parts. The first upgrade was the front fork (Suntour?) to a...
06-01-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,830
Posted By MntnMan62

I am 58 and decided I need to do something about...

I am 58 and decided I need to do something about my ever expanding waistline. I used to ride a bit years ago but lately have ridden the couch a lot more than my bikes. Enougy is enough. I decided...
Forum: Introductions
05-31-20, 09:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By MntnMan62

New To Bikeforums

Hey. I'm new to these forums but not necessarily to biking. I'm 57 and have been riding on and off since my mid 30's. I actually strated out with a couple inexpensive mountain bikes for the wife...
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