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03-17-18, 05:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,120
Posted By IamAlan

I'm a fan of PDW's "Alexander Graham" bell. It...

I'm a fan of PDW's "Alexander Graham" bell. It replaces a headset spacer, looks cool on my Bianchi, and sounds fantastic. $25.
...
03-15-18, 04:54 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,193
Posted By IamAlan

May be true in Boston, but my mother, who was...

May be true in Boston, but my mother, who was born in 1926, was from the deep south, where women glisten! ;)
03-15-18, 06:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,307
Posted By IamAlan

I'm so sorry to hear this. Several of us here...

I'm so sorry to hear this. Several of us here have been through similar. God bless you, sir.
03-15-18, 06:13 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,193
Posted By IamAlan

^^^^^^^ THIS! :thumb:

^^^^^^^
THIS!
:thumb:
03-14-18, 06:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,746
Posted By IamAlan

Both Specialized and Fuji are currently having...

Both Specialized and Fuji are currently having tremendous sales. You can snag last year's $3K bike for $2K, and buy new shoes to boot!:thumb:
03-14-18, 05:47 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,193
Posted By IamAlan

My fiancee does as well. We're in Ohio.

My fiancee does as well. We're in Ohio.
Replies: 13
Views: 5,503
Posted By IamAlan

I've been very happy with Performance, both with...

I've been very happy with Performance, both with their on line store and the local brick-and-mortar.
Replies: 73
Views: 15,348
Posted By IamAlan

My guess is that someone dropped something on...

My guess is that someone dropped something on your bike while you were out of your office and won't own up to it.
03-03-18, 06:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 11,005
Posted By IamAlan

Saucony, Merrill, New Balance, Keen, no issues...

Saucony, Merrill, New Balance, Keen, no issues with pins in any sole.
I did pick up a tip on this forum - if you do buy platforms, put a drop of lock tite in the threads to keep the pins from...
03-03-18, 06:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,710
Posted By IamAlan

Interestingly enough, for the rest of the...

Interestingly enough, for the rest of the Northern Hemisphere, the Vernal Equinox falls on 20 March. (Just poking fun) :thumb:

https://www.timeanddate.com/calendar/march-equinox.html
03-01-18, 07:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 834
Posted By IamAlan

Awesome, thanks.

Awesome, thanks.
03-01-18, 07:04 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,868
Posted By IamAlan

Cycling saved my life - literally. I took up...

Cycling saved my life - literally.
I took up cycling a couple years ago, after not being on a bike since age 16.
Last year, at age 62, I decided to participate in a 50 mile charity ride. To get in...
02-24-18, 05:34 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,660
Posted By IamAlan

I had the same question and finally figured out...

I had the same question and finally figured out that, on a stationary bike, you are only moving the fly wheel mass.
In the real world, you are moving the mass of your a**.
02-24-18, 05:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,858
Posted By IamAlan

Plus One on the Pro G3.:thumb:

Plus One on the Pro G3.:thumb:
02-23-18, 10:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,849
Posted By IamAlan

I love these. Low profile, quiet, and stable. ...

I love these. Low profile, quiet, and stable.

Bonmixc Mountain Bike Pedals 9/16" Cycling Four Pcs Sealed Bearing Bicycle Pedals.

$30!
...
02-23-18, 09:31 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 16,594
Posted By IamAlan

https://youtu.be/oxCd0v3MdUw

https://youtu.be/oxCd0v3MdUw
02-23-18, 09:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,326
Posted By IamAlan

Glad to see that I'm not the only one who gave...

Glad to see that I'm not the only one who gave their bike a name. (Money Pit).
02-21-18, 09:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,841
Posted By IamAlan

You better put some water on that damn s**t

You better put some water on that damn s**t
02-21-18, 08:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,028
Posted By IamAlan

I was 6'1" until I got married and settled...

I was 6'1" until I got married and settled down.
02-21-18, 08:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,460
Posted By IamAlan

I just returned home from the Columbus showing. ...

I just returned home from the Columbus showing. The theatre was 2/3rds full.
Quite a few folks wearing cycling caps and even two brave MAMILs who rode their bikes in the 40 degree rain.
02-20-18, 12:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,202
Posted By IamAlan

And gummy bears for dessert. Can't forget those.

And gummy bears for dessert. Can't forget those.
02-19-18, 04:30 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,365
Posted By IamAlan

I don't wear them. I like the sounds my bike...

I don't wear them. I like the sounds my bike makes.
02-19-18, 08:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,485
Posted By IamAlan

Great short story that goes well with morning...

Great short story that goes well with morning coffee!

Thanks.
02-15-18, 07:33 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,599
Posted By IamAlan

[QUOTE=Machka;20170276]Remember these ... you'd...

[QUOTE=Machka;20170276]Remember these ... you'd be playing in the front yard, and hear the jingling bells. You'd have just enough time to rush inside, beg mom for 10 cents for an ice cream, and rush...
02-14-18, 07:29 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,599
Posted By IamAlan

Pedaling Ice Cream

Vending Ice Cream Sandwiches, Choco Tacos, etc., from a trike, anyone tried it?

I know a couple of food truck guys who tell me that as long as Im just using dry ice and selling prepackaged...
02-11-18, 07:20 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,886
Posted By IamAlan

I started riding in 2016 so I don't have much...

I started riding in 2016 so I don't have much history to draw from, but I can tell you that cycling is alive and well in C-Bus. Overall, the number of people who ride bikes in the U.S. has grown by...
01-08-18, 11:20 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 7,139
Posted By IamAlan

Two years ago, I was “that guy.” I thought the...

Two years ago, I was “that guy.” I thought the $200 Schwinn I bought was a bargain. After all, it had been marked down from $250.
This is the attitude and expectation of 90% of the “returning to...
12-24-17, 07:27 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 10,336
Posted By IamAlan

Not in general, only half of the Nation. The...

Not in general, only half of the Nation. The other half felt pessimistic before, now they're optimistic.

It happens with every regime change, at least since I've been alive.
10-19-17, 07:28 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 13,647
Posted By IamAlan

How can you say that you are reducing your carbon...

How can you say that you are reducing your carbon footprint if you're riding a carbon fibre bike?
10-16-17, 10:51 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 15,035
Posted By IamAlan

With a mirror? I do it in an automobile, every...

With a mirror? I do it in an automobile, every single time I drive, and have for decades.

Also, every time I'm on my bicycle.

Quite effectively.
10-16-17, 07:34 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 26,982
Posted By IamAlan

As much as I wanted to believe in him, Elon Musk...

As much as I wanted to believe in him, Elon Musk is beginning to look like Preston Tucker, or worse yet, P.T. Barnum. The Tesla 3 is starting to look like a no show. Musk promised 1500 units by the...
10-16-17, 07:24 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 26,982
Posted By IamAlan

After I became a widower, I decided to downsize...

After I became a widower, I decided to downsize from a Cadillac DTS and a Ford F150 to a single, more economical ride, and finding a suitable replacement was a long, tedious process. I'm a big guy,...
10-16-17, 07:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 804
Posted By IamAlan

The Great Miami River Trail. 86 miles long and...

The Great Miami River Trail. 86 miles long and very scenic this time of year.

https://www.traillink.com/trail/great-miami-river-trail/
10-15-17, 08:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,865
Posted By IamAlan

You might check out Walz for your hats. ...

You might check out Walz for your hats.
https://www.walzcaps.com
10-12-17, 05:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,347
Posted By IamAlan

A well-tuned djembe. BONG!

A well-tuned djembe. BONG!
10-09-17, 08:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,938
Posted By IamAlan

This review gives advice on initial mounting and...

This review gives advice on initial mounting and adjustment.
The Italian Road Bike Mirror - EasternSlopes.com (http://easternslopes.com/2014/09/01/italian-road-bike-mirror/)
10-09-17, 08:17 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 15,035
Posted By IamAlan

I use a helmet mirror from Tigereye Home...

I use a helmet mirror from Tigereye Home (http://www.teamtigereye.com) and find it to be very well made and sturdy.
10-08-17, 08:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,999
Posted By IamAlan

So Tim, did you save that diatribe, or do you...

So Tim, did you save that diatribe, or do you trot it out out every time someone else fails to suck the oxygen from the room?
10-06-17, 05:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,999
Posted By IamAlan

I know, right? :lol:

I know, right? :lol:
10-05-17, 10:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,999
Posted By IamAlan

Yehuda Moon and the Kickstand Cyclery

Apparently, I'm the last person on earth who does not know of Rick Smith and Brian Griggs' brilliant strip.

It ran daily for a few years, then abruptly disappeared, only to resurface on Facebook. ...
10-05-17, 04:53 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,735
Posted By IamAlan

"The Kickstand Cyclery" (With apologies to...

"The Kickstand Cyclery"

(With apologies to Yehuda Moon)
08-27-17, 09:40 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,208
Posted By IamAlan

Seriously great deal! :thumb: Have you taken...

Seriously great deal! :thumb:

Have you taken it off any sweet jumps yet?
08-27-17, 07:55 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 10,197
Posted By IamAlan

Me, too. Over ice. Along with three fingers...

Me, too.
Over ice.
Along with three fingers of Russian vodka.
;)
08-18-17, 07:25 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,680
Posted By IamAlan

It would have been around 1960. Probably...

It would have been around 1960. Probably originally from Sears or Montgomery Ward, but undoubtedly purchased (or bartered for) used, or pulled out of the trash. I do remember duct tape on the...
08-18-17, 07:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,250
Posted By IamAlan

"...Until I saw a man who had no feet." ...

"...Until I saw a man who had no feet."

Thank you for the reminder of how blessed we are.

God Speed
08-18-17, 06:52 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,903
Posted By IamAlan

Nope.

Nope.
08-14-17, 06:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,563
Posted By IamAlan

The Blue Book didn't help me at all in the real...

The Blue Book didn't help me at all in the real world. I'd love to find bikes at the prices they suggest! I have found Craig's List to be the most accurate gauge of what people are asking for most...
08-12-17, 01:39 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,549
Posted By IamAlan

$250 bibs are wonderful. Especially when they...

$250 bibs are wonderful. Especially when they become last year's model, are marked down to half price, and the vendor throws out an extra 20% off coupon.
$100 for a pair of top notch bibs? My butt...
07-11-17, 06:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,563
Posted By IamAlan

Menu search category "Prime Day" seek "bicycle" ...

Menu search category "Prime Day" seek "bicycle" Here are a few I found.
Crank Bros multi tool under $20 w/additional 20%....
07-10-17, 09:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,563
Posted By IamAlan

Amazon Prime> Shop All...

Amazon Prime>
Shop All Deals>
Fit and Healthy>
Go!
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