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04-17-21, 06:13 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,269
Posted By duffer1960

I don't want to advertise anything that suggests...

I don't want to advertise anything that suggests I'm a freak. Lots of nasty bullies out there and I would rather not attract their attention. No hot pink, no rainbows. I'll ride a wide range of...
12-07-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,069
Posted By duffer1960

I see you are getting a new bike, but if you...

I see you are getting a new bike, but if you eventually repair this one... I agree with the others... get a new wheel with a freehub.
I think I found the same video. One thing I didn't mention...
12-03-20, 05:31 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,069
Posted By duffer1960

Can a freehub axle go in the same place as a...

Can a freehub axle go in the same place as a freewheel axle? The long unsupported axle on the freewheel side is prone to breakage. Freehubs solve that problem.
02-01-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,669
Posted By duffer1960

Schwinn 'Electroforged' frame. Centerpull...

Schwinn 'Electroforged' frame. Centerpull brakes, aluminum stem and bars: = Continental, a higher-trim version of the Varsity.

This bike is easy to service, requiring about as few special tools...
01-19-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,162
Posted By duffer1960

Had one like this. Friend & I were on a long...

Had one like this. Friend & I were on a long ride in a place that was unfamiliar to me. After an hour or so on the bikes, riding down the road, he says, "Let's go to Dairy Queen." I said...
01-04-20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,170
Posted By duffer1960

Yes. That made it really hard to figure out.

Yes. That made it really hard to figure out.
01-04-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,170
Posted By duffer1960

I had an annoying click that I thought was in the...

I had an annoying click that I thought was in the pedals, crank, or bottom bracket area. Replaced the bottom bracket to no avail & couldn't find anything wrong with the rest. Finally after a long...
12-31-19, 07:54 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 17,415
Posted By duffer1960

There are crooked sellers on Craigslist as well...

There are crooked sellers on Craigslist as well as clueless sellers. From personal experience as a buyer. Bought a bike that I thought I could fix (Fuji MTB), discovered that it had been carefully...
12-18-19, 07:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,620
Posted By duffer1960

B17 standard. The wide back part was a bit...

B17 standard. The wide back part was a bit lopsided. If you set the back so it was evenly divided along the centerline of the bike, then the nose pointed off to the right. Setting it the latter...
12-16-19, 04:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,620
Posted By duffer1960

I have a Brooks saddle that's slightly uneven. ...

I have a Brooks saddle that's slightly uneven. Caused terrible hip pain on one side. Adjusting the saddle so my butt was evenly supported (regardless of the position of the nose) fixed the issue.
12-08-19, 06:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,355
Posted By duffer1960

Yes, got it. Has me considering unsubscribing....

Yes, got it. Has me considering unsubscribing. Headline is the sort you see in 'chumbox' ad banners.

In my Googling, I found the following. This server 'ibemail.com' and its associated spam is...
07-04-19, 02:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,565
Posted By duffer1960

Thanks! Now that it's here, I saw a poster whose...

Thanks! Now that it's here, I saw a poster whose sig is, "Don't 'Like' my posts." Can't please everyone I guess. Are there any downsides? (e.g., extra email for someone who receives a 'Like',... or...
11-22-18, 08:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,565
Posted By duffer1960

Feature request: 'Thumbs Up', 'Like', etc., button for Threads or Posts

Would like to have buttons on each post for 'Like', 'Don't Like', 'Laughing', etc., ala Facebook. Sometimes, I agree with a post (vs another post that states a different position), but don't want to...
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