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10-08-16, 07:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,937
Posted By sodbreaker

i have seen add on mounts before that clamp onto...

i have seen add on mounts before that clamp onto the frame and give you a mounting point for racks.
10-08-16, 06:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 440
Posted By sodbreaker

Thoughts on Trek 7200

Had a chance today to check out a Trek 7200 had a selectable front suspension hardtail rear road slicks etc. Wondering if anyone has had experience with one. Ive been looking for the "perfect" bike...
Forum: Great Lakes
10-02-16, 09:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 896
Posted By sodbreaker

what do you guys make us this ( discount bikes)

Crow-Wing-Cycleworks | (http://www.crowwingcycleworks.com/)This place is only a couple miles down the road from me. Wondering what you guys thought. Specifically i was wondering if their bikes are...
09-27-16, 05:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 990
Posted By sodbreaker

bar tape to repair fishing rod

Not bike related but my puppy got ahold of one of my better fishing rods. Someone told me to try bar tape to repair the handle. I never used bar tape before so just wondering. Those who have...
09-26-16, 12:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 724
Posted By sodbreaker

Thats enough to P*** a guy off. They...

Thats enough to P*** a guy off.


They have one of. Those in Pine River on the PaulBunyan trail as well
09-24-16, 12:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,069
Posted By sodbreaker

http://denver.craigslist.org/bik/5794658993.htmlNo...

http://denver.craigslist.org/bik/5794658993.htmlNot sure how to tell . its dark red if that means anything. Will try and post pic ETA cant get pic to upload but bike is identical to this one in link
09-23-16, 11:54 PM
Replies: 1,238
Views: 70,902
Posted By sodbreaker

Not as far as i wanted too. Work is slowing...

Not as far as i wanted too. Work is slowing down. might finaly get a chance to ride the rail trail through my front yard that was such a selling point when i moved
09-23-16, 11:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,069
Posted By sodbreaker

bought a bike today from a pawn shop

Picked up a Specialized hard rock sport today for $25. Complete but has a few issues. Struggles go into hi gear on the front set. Derailer is out of adjustment i think. And tires are mis matched....
09-07-16, 09:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 881
Posted By sodbreaker

Funny story. Took a new job and moved to 16acres...

Funny story. Took a new job and moved to 16acres right on the paul bunyan trail. Huge selling point being right on the bike trail but with the job and taking care of property havent had any time to...
Forum: Great Lakes
10-02-15, 05:15 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,020
Posted By sodbreaker

How many of you are from Minn?

Just curious how many forum members are close by, about 200 miles straight north of the cities,
09-30-15, 11:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,072
Posted By sodbreaker

have brag a little

I'm half way to my distance goal, I managed 54miles today, not bad for 325lbs guy that pushing 30years old, it occurred to me I'm not as young as I used to be and the last fifteen miles I really...
Replies: 4
Views: 813
Posted By sodbreaker

So if someone wanted to join the ride next year...

So if someone wanted to join the ride next year who would they get a hold of?
09-30-15, 09:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,576
Posted By sodbreaker

so next question would a 2x3 as described have...

so next question would a 2x3 as described have any significant advantage over a 1x6 or How much gear overlap would a 2x3 have, my plan b is to use a 6spd cassette off an old 12 or 18 spd, but with...
09-30-15, 12:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,576
Posted By sodbreaker

is there such a thing (2x3 or 3x3)

Hey just wondering if a internal hub 3spd would work with either a front or rear derailer, and also if anybody has tried this, thanks
09-18-15, 06:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 987
Posted By sodbreaker

Rotfl

Rotfl
09-17-15, 05:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,893
Posted By sodbreaker

Taxi has a pretty cool opening credits scene with...

Taxi has a pretty cool opening credits scene with a bike
09-16-15, 11:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,539
Posted By sodbreaker

To answer a previous question i ride about 100...

To answer a previous question i ride about 100 miles a week
09-15-15, 11:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,539
Posted By sodbreaker

All i ever wear on the bike is jeans. I dont see...

All i ever wear on the bike is jeans. I dont see the advantage of Jersey pants.
09-12-15, 11:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,234
Posted By sodbreaker

I am pretty close to 330. I have a older model...

I am pretty close to 330. I have a older model (early 2000s )diamoond back outlook that i have been happy with. I average 100 miles a week and it has held up realy well. Had to replace a few things...
09-10-15, 08:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 532
Posted By sodbreaker

Giant Cypress What are your thoughts

What are your thoughts on a Giant Cypress. The good, bad and the indifferent. I looked at one today brand new with a rear rack and a handlebar bag for just shy of $400. Hard tail /no front...
09-10-15, 06:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 525
Posted By sodbreaker

Finally got my bike back from shop

So I got my bike back from the shop. Should have took there in the first place. Anyway fixed the problem as described in a previous thread. They replaced the freewheel, chain, rear derailer cable...
09-06-15, 08:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By sodbreaker

She likes the front suspension on my diamond back...

She likes the front suspension on my diamond back because the frost cracks on the trail are even worse when riding with a solid fork. I am in Northern Minn. By upgrade i mean buy a new bike. She...
09-06-15, 08:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By sodbreaker

looking replacement bike need ideas

So me and the wife have decided that her Specialized Hardrock needs to be upgraded. So i need ideas. Her complaints with this bike are no front suspension a little too small of frame and the tires...
09-06-15, 12:03 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,108
Posted By sodbreaker

Have to say something here. Im fat and ill be...

Have to say something here. Im fat and ill be the first to tell you that . At 6'3" and 300lbs i meet the definition of fat. But i can do 30 miles in a day with out too much trouble. Doesnt seem...
09-01-15, 04:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 621
Posted By sodbreaker

stripping down bikes

So i can get "junk" bikes a dime a dozen but i have a limited space to keep them. Also most of them are not anything worth writing home about so fixing them is probably not cost effective. So my...
08-28-15, 10:22 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 13,819
Posted By sodbreaker

Been eating power bars becuase i can get them for...

Been eating power bars becuase i can get them for $4/case at the food salvage store
08-28-15, 08:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,077
Posted By sodbreaker

Three blocks away from paul bunyan trail. One of...

Three blocks away from paul bunyan trail. One of the longest rail trails in Minn. If you count the rail trails that intersect it its about 150miles give or take
08-25-15, 01:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 914
Posted By sodbreaker

All of the above except racing

All of the above except racing
08-25-15, 01:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 914
Posted By sodbreaker

biking routine

Newbie question what do all of you do before during and after a bike ride. Nutrition exercise planning etc. Any advise you have for a newbie? Thanks
08-24-15, 12:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 794
Posted By sodbreaker

All I know I told him (first shop) what it was...

All I know I told him (first shop) what it was doing and expected it fixed , I'm not a bike mechanic by any stretch of the imagination, that's why bike mechanics make the big bucks is because they...
08-23-15, 09:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 794
Posted By sodbreaker

Don't know how to do the quote boxes but thanks...

Don't know how to do the quote boxes but thanks to the person who commented above , it is very much appreciated edited to add thank you Vegas Triker
08-23-15, 03:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 794
Posted By sodbreaker

disappointed with local bike shop

So I took my bike to the shop, problem was it would not shift smoothly and in first two ranges (21 speed) it would keep trying to jump gears on back cassette, bike shop says chain is worn out, so I...
08-23-15, 02:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,140
Posted By sodbreaker

Grew up around machinery all my life and all i/we...

Grew up around machinery all my life and all i/we used on drive chains was aerosol chain lube when we had it other wise drain oil, some day I will understand why a bike chain is different,
08-19-15, 08:20 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,184
Posted By sodbreaker

I recently had some Raleigh bikes from mid 70s...

I recently had some Raleigh bikes from mid 70s that had presta valves no idea if they were original or changed later,
08-19-15, 01:31 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,990
Posted By sodbreaker

Okay I stand corrected on the big city thing, if...

Okay I stand corrected on the big city thing, if you find someone who can pedal 55 mph on a bike let me know, I'm sure there's someone who could but I've never met them , just reading the first...
08-19-15, 01:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 565
Posted By sodbreaker

Sorry should have mentioned I will be doing bike...

Sorry should have mentioned I will be doing bike packing,

Thanks guys/gals
08-18-15, 11:15 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,990
Posted By sodbreaker

Speed limits on a bicycle now i've heard...

Speed limits on a bicycle now i've heard everything..... also reminds me of why I don't live in a big city
08-18-15, 09:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 565
Posted By sodbreaker

best panniers ?

New to bicycling, I looking for some panniers medium sized a minimum of zippers and cinch straps to close , I was hoping you guys could give me ideas were to start such as brands/models to Check ...
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