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Forum: Recumbent
01-20-11, 09:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 886
Posted By Crankaddict

Thank you! I ordered a catalog while I was at the...

Thank you! I ordered a catalog while I was at the hostelshoppe website and spent some time looking around. I'll be able top do more research this weekend sine It looks like we'll be snowed in.
Forum: Recumbent
01-20-11, 09:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 886
Posted By Crankaddict

Question: What does 'x-seam' mean in the...

Question: What does 'x-seam' mean in the descriptions of the bikes?
Forum: Recumbent
01-20-11, 05:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 886
Posted By Crankaddict

I have not ruled a trike out. My only concern is...

I have not ruled a trike out. My only concern is taking it out on the main roads. To get anywhere from my house I have to use a heavily traveled (school) 2 lane road. I don't think I would get a lot...
Forum: Recumbent
01-19-11, 09:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 886
Posted By Crankaddict

Thank you! That gives me a place to start. Right...

Thank you! That gives me a place to start. Right after I posted about this, my cycling partner called me to check in. During our conversation I mentioned to her that I was thinking about getting a...
Forum: Recumbent
01-19-11, 04:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 886
Posted By Crankaddict

Coming back to cycling and I want a recumbent

Hi everyone,
I have been a Bike Forum member since 2003. I used to ride everyday, rain, shine, snow, but then an injury (mine) and health (husband) and family issues got in the way - and you know...
08-01-09, 10:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 505
Posted By Crankaddict

Bad pedal.

Bad pedal.
08-01-09, 04:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 505
Posted By Crankaddict

Yeah. Ok. But what color is it? Seriously,...

Yeah. Ok. But what color is it?

Seriously, I'm happy for her. You are a sweetie for not even quibbling about the price.
08-01-09, 04:00 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,698
Posted By Crankaddict

You made the first step forward by admitting to...

You made the first step forward by admitting to yourself that you are having trouble. You made the second step forward by posting and asking for help. The third step forward will be getting on the...
08-01-09, 02:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 706
Posted By Crankaddict

Congratulations! If it is any consolation - we...

Congratulations! If it is any consolation - we all had sore butts. The enjoyment you'll get from riding will help the discomfort fade. You might want to make sure you are set up OK on the bike if it...
08-01-09, 12:32 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 42,770
Posted By Crankaddict

Aw. I was just bustin' your chops. I know you...

Aw. I was just bustin' your chops. I know you wouldn't harm a fly...
Do you live in PA or just close to the border? I escaped 16 years ago this month.
08-01-09, 12:08 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 42,770
Posted By Crankaddict

Just what are you planning to do with/to that...

Just what are you planning to do with/to that goat?!
07-26-09, 01:25 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 48,036
Posted By Crankaddict

Name:Tracy Age:47 Marital Status:...

Name:Tracy

Age:47

Marital Status: Married 16 years

Height/weight: 5'6" 230 pounds UGH!

What bike do you currently ride: Surly Cross Check in Bean Green! Cannondale Bad Boy Ultra.
07-26-09, 08:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 542
Posted By Crankaddict

All those energy drinks are not helping your...

All those energy drinks are not helping your blood pressure. Did you happen to mention them to your Dr.? I'll bet he would not be pleased....
07-25-09, 07:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 495
Posted By Crankaddict

Lestoil. Stinks to high heaven but works great on...

Lestoil. Stinks to high heaven but works great on grease and oil stains - even set in stains. Can be found in the laundry aisle at the grocery.
07-25-09, 06:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,658
Posted By Crankaddict

As long as the replacement cost of your bike is...

As long as the replacement cost of your bike is in line with the price of the rack or paying to ship it, by all means use it. If you bought your bike at Target you should be OK. Have a safe trip.
06-28-09, 01:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 566
Posted By Crankaddict

Well, that is just great:mad:! But hey - at least...

Well, that is just great:mad:! But hey - at least the rattle stopped. I rode another 20 miles after I tightened it. I wonder what other damage I did.
06-28-09, 01:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 566
Posted By Crankaddict

Ok. I followed the link to Park Tool and read it....

Ok. I followed the link to Park Tool and read it. Way beyond my ability, but thank you Sixty Fiver, for trying to help. I'll just take it to the LBS and let them deal with it.
06-28-09, 12:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 566
Posted By Crankaddict

Alrighty then! Off to the LBS she goes because I...

Alrighty then! Off to the LBS she goes because I have no idea what you just said. You lost me at pre-load.
06-28-09, 12:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 566
Posted By Crankaddict

Sorry, My bad - I did read the sticky :o It...

Sorry, My bad - I did read the sticky :o

It is threadless and stock Ritchey that came on the bike.
06-28-09, 12:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 566
Posted By Crankaddict

Head Set bolt - How tight?

I went out for a ride this morning on my Surly Xcheck, riding some tar and chip back roads. I kept hearing this awful rattle so I stopped and checked all of the usual suspects - bottle cages, brakes,...
07-05-08, 02:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 537
Posted By Crankaddict

Brownies are under baked Girl Scout...

Brownies are under baked Girl Scout cookies:innocent:
Forum: Commuting
07-04-08, 07:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 668
Posted By Crankaddict

Thanks everyone. A GPS is overkill. I usually...

Thanks everyone. A GPS is overkill. I usually know where I am going or there is always someone willing to tell me where to go! I like the features of the VDO model.
Forum: Commuting
07-04-08, 07:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 668
Posted By Crankaddict

I want a computer that shows elevation

Is there such an animal? What am I looking at price wise? I don't need it to download into a spread sheet; I just want to know how much I climb on my rides.
Forum: Commuting
06-23-08, 04:16 PM
Replies: 15,249
Views: 10,956,951
Posted By Crankaddict

My CrossCheck with milk crate and 12volt...

My CrossCheck with milk crate and 12volt electrical system.
http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i72/theblanketlady/MVC-001F-6.jpg
http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i72/theblanketlady/MVC-004F-1.jpg...
Forum: Commuting
06-21-08, 07:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 545
Posted By Crankaddict

The Lakes are wider and longer size for size than...

The Lakes are wider and longer size for size than the Shimano.
06-20-08, 01:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 603
Posted By Crankaddict

Pepto Pink Univega Pictures

Here are the pictures of the Univega Mixte I bought for 10.00. I thought it was purple - Not. Anyhoo, here is what I want to do to this bike. I want to put a mustache bar and bar end shifters on it,...
06-16-08, 12:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 558
Posted By Crankaddict

I got to take a closer look at it. It is a Safari...

I got to take a closer look at it. It is a Safari Ten Mixte frame. Diacompe Brakes.

I found an exact picture (Thank you, Tios) minus the bows:...
06-16-08, 06:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 558
Posted By Crankaddict

Yes, I want to put bar-ends shifters on it. I...

Yes, I want to put bar-ends shifters on it. I prefer them to any other shifting mechanism. There is some work I can do myself; but I am a believer in supporting my local LBS for the things I am...
06-15-08, 01:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 558
Posted By Crankaddict

I wish I could tell you more. I don't have it -...

I wish I could tell you more. I don't have it - yet. I won't be able to pick it up until Thursday. Once I have it I'll post some pics.
Thanks for taking the time to answer me.
06-15-08, 08:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 558
Posted By Crankaddict

Purple Univega Ladies - 10.00

I am looking for a winter beater. I came across this bike at a yard sale yesterday. It has Suntour components and Sugino crank. It is a 10 speed. The shifters are on the stem. It needs new cables and...
06-15-08, 06:38 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,259
Posted By Crankaddict

I had a 20 oz plastic mountain dew bottle filled...

I had a 20 oz plastic mountain dew bottle filled with tobacco spit thrown at me. The car was going 55 MPH I was going 15. It hit dead center on the back of my left calf. The impact tore my soleus...
Forum: Commuting
06-10-08, 08:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 885
Posted By Crankaddict

Bullfrog aerosol.

Bullfrog aerosol.
Forum: Commuting
06-05-08, 07:45 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 8,686
Posted By Crankaddict

Telephone operator in an automotive dealership. I...

Telephone operator in an automotive dealership. I give great phone.;)
06-02-08, 03:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 446
Posted By Crankaddict

I thought about swapping the wheels. Can't. The...

I thought about swapping the wheels. Can't. The Cannondale has disk brakes, the Surly has cantilevers.
Forum: Commuting
06-01-08, 03:48 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,219
Posted By Crankaddict

I have a milk crate on the back. Does that count?

I have a milk crate on the back. Does that count?
06-01-08, 03:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 446
Posted By Crankaddict

I want to change the gaering on my Crosscheck

I have a Surly Cross Check, Green bean color that is all original components. Don't ask me what they are or what the gearing is. I also have a Cannondale Bad Boy Ultra 2001 with the original...
Forum: Commuting
06-01-08, 03:25 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,219
Posted By Crankaddict

I thought about putting a sign on the back of...

I thought about putting a sign on the back of mine reading "I run on cookies." but, I figured I'd be pelted with packages of cookies by the local gentry as they yelled at me to get on the sidewalk.
Forum: Foo
02-22-08, 05:07 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 855
Posted By Crankaddict

I am a member of Dachshund Rescue of North...

I am a member of Dachshund Rescue of North America. www.drna.org
01-23-08, 05:04 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,083
Posted By Crankaddict

Mmmmm, quilting fabric. Yum!

Mmmmm, quilting fabric. Yum!
Forum: Foo
01-22-08, 07:04 PM
Replies: 60,210
Views: 729,279
Posted By Crankaddict

Bomber

Bomber
Forum: Foo
01-22-08, 06:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,044
Posted By Crankaddict

Blue ribbon for chocolate chip cookies. 2007...

Blue ribbon for chocolate chip cookies. 2007 county fair.
Forum: Foo
01-22-08, 05:56 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,587
Posted By Crankaddict

He played Mel Gibson's oldest son in 'The...

He played Mel Gibson's oldest son in 'The Patriot". He was part of the couple in Broke Back Mountain. He had a child with the woman that played his wife in BBM. They split in Sept. It is sad - no...
Forum: Foo
01-20-08, 05:22 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,309
Posted By Crankaddict

Don't eat anything that "Tastes just like...

Don't eat anything that "Tastes just like chicken".
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-08, 12:50 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,694
Posted By Crankaddict

Please don't send the Floridian out in 38*...

Please don't send the Floridian out in 38* weather - He'll die. I don't care how well dressed he is. If you are used to zero degree days then 38* is balmy. If, like me, you are used to temps that...
01-20-08, 10:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 692
Posted By Crankaddict

There is nothing bad about taking a regular Bayer...

There is nothing bad about taking a regular Bayer aspirin. You may find it will help tremendously since it will relieve the inflammation. One or two aspirin a day will not harm you, unless you have a...
10-30-05, 06:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 686
Posted By Crankaddict

Why do you have to use your vehicle? Why make his...

Why do you have to use your vehicle? Why make his problem a problem for you? Use his car to take him back and forth, you won't be out gas money or insurance or repair bills. You also will not be...
10-28-05, 04:23 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,664
Posted By Crankaddict

Was this a high security LBS? Are all the...

Was this a high security LBS? Are all the products behind the counter? Were you unable to walk over to the lube display and choose the lube that you normally use? Did you not notice the different...
10-23-05, 07:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,002
Posted By Crankaddict

Ummm, What is the psi rating on the wal-mart...

Ummm, What is the psi rating on the wal-mart pumps? You are trying to pump up a 700c tire with a pump made to pump up a 20 inch Huffy tire. That is the truth of the situation. Please, for your own...
Forum: Commuting
10-20-05, 04:10 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,964
Posted By Crankaddict

"Video taping in progress"

"Video taping in progress"
Forum: Commuting
10-18-05, 08:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 828
Posted By Crankaddict

I'm old and a retired waitress. My knees and legs...

I'm old and a retired waitress. My knees and legs have been through enough. If it is less than 70 degrees the tights go on. I have several different weights of tights, and I stick to this rule and...
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