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02-06-15, 09:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,628
Posted By Route 66

Could you possibly post a pic of how these pliers...

Could you possibly post a pic of how these pliers look now?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-15, 11:01 AM
Replies: 545
Views: 25,841
Posted By Route 66

I for one will never buy another bike with disc...

I for one will never buy another bike with disc brakes. The hydraulic discs that came on my Cannondale Quick Carbon 1 whine and squeal like crazy. I've taken the bike to my LBS several times and...
02-03-15, 09:26 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,223
Posted By Route 66

Congratulations to you both! What an...

Congratulations to you both!

What an inspiration you guys are. My wife and I just celebrated 30 years together and we thought that was an accomplishment! :lol:
01-30-15, 11:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 918
Posted By Route 66

I didn't realize how many Park Tools I had...

I didn't realize how many Park Tools I had collected over the years until I saw this thread.

R.I.P. Sir.
01-29-15, 09:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,042
Posted By Route 66

Listen to your gut. If it doesn't seem legit to...

Listen to your gut. If it doesn't seem legit to you, it most likely isn't.

This is true of any transaction whether it be with CL or some other entity.
01-15-15, 12:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,833
Posted By Route 66

Where the what should be?!

Where the what should be?!
Forum: Commuting
01-14-15, 12:08 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,899
Posted By Route 66

This type of fender might be what you're looking...

This type of fender might be what you're looking for.

http://vimeo.com/65906550
Forum: Touring
01-13-15, 12:11 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,411
Posted By Route 66

Thanks you so much for taking the time to provide...

Thanks you so much for taking the time to provide me with an explanation that even I can understand. I will certainly tilt the nose of my B17 up tomorrow before I go out for my morning ride. I'm...
Forum: Touring
01-12-15, 07:29 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,411
Posted By Route 66

You obviously have much more experience with this...

You obviously have much more experience with this than I do. Having said that though, it seems to me that tilting the nose up would press against my perineum, making the saddle even less comfortable....
Forum: Foo
01-12-15, 12:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 905
Posted By Route 66

We've had amazing luck (knock wood) with our...

We've had amazing luck (knock wood) with our Kenmore Elite. It's over 10 years old and does a great job. The thing I like best about it though, is how quiet it is.
Forum: Touring
01-12-15, 11:56 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,411
Posted By Route 66

It can take a very long time to break in a B17....

It can take a very long time to break in a B17. At least that's been my experience. I've put over 1000 miles on mine and it's still not as comfortable as I'm hoping it will be someday.
01-10-15, 06:31 AM
Replies: 4,573
Views: 623,433
Posted By Route 66

This thing would work better if you rode it...

This thing would work better if you rode it backwards over the pizza with your index finger on the saddle.
Forum: Foo
01-09-15, 05:35 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 25,949
Posted By Route 66

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bld_-7gzJ-o

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bld_-7gzJ-o
01-07-15, 05:44 PM
Replies: 4,573
Views: 623,433
Posted By Route 66

LOL, good point!

LOL, good point!
01-07-15, 05:42 PM
Replies: 4,573
Views: 623,433
Posted By Route 66

Neither am I. I was just trying to point out the...

Neither am I. I was just trying to point out the irony of his post in a humorous way.
01-07-15, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4,573
Views: 623,433
Posted By Route 66

Actually, you're wrong. If you look up the word...

Actually, you're wrong. If you look up the word cant, you'll see that it has a completely different meaning from the word can't.
01-07-15, 05:25 PM
Replies: 4,573
Views: 623,433
Posted By Route 66

You misspelled can't.

You misspelled can't.
01-05-15, 03:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,167
Posted By Route 66

For a sweet tooth: Nabisco, Nutter Butter,...

For a sweet tooth:
Nabisco, Nutter Butter, Creme Patties


For a salt craving:
Cheez-Its crackers
12-29-14, 06:26 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,756
Posted By Route 66

I'm amazed how good I feel at 62. I really...

I'm amazed how good I feel at 62. I really expected to have slowed down by now but I don't think that I have. Either that, or I've slowed down at such a gradual pace that I haven't noticed the...
Forum: Foo
12-26-14, 07:21 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,677
Posted By Route 66

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bwvlbJ0h35A

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bwvlbJ0h35A
12-23-14, 07:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 953
Posted By Route 66

It's a tool that's made to open cans of paint....

It's a tool that's made to open cans of paint. They're usually free at home centers.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-14, 11:19 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,450
Posted By Route 66

Yep, every ride. I take it off when I get home a...

Yep, every ride. I take it off when I get home a slip it in my shoe so that I don't forget to wear it the next time I head out.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-14, 12:21 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,739
Posted By Route 66

57F at the moment and getting up to 70F today.

57F at the moment and getting up to 70F today.
Forum: Foo
12-21-14, 12:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,987
Posted By Route 66

I hate ANY commercials for drugs that claim to...

I hate ANY commercials for drugs that claim to cure erection problems.
Forum: Commuting
12-16-14, 07:21 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,460
Posted By Route 66

I've been considering this one...

I've been considering this one (http://www.amazon.com/OnGuard-45008111-K9-Folding-Lock/dp/B00EOX6DJQ/ref=cm_cr_pr_pb_t) myself. It seems to be a cross between a U-lock and a cable lock.
Forum: Introductions
12-12-14, 04:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 625
Posted By Route 66

Welcome aboard neighbor!

Welcome aboard neighbor!
Forum: Commuting
12-12-14, 07:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,296
Posted By Route 66

Last Tuesday I came across a woman on my bike...

Last Tuesday I came across a woman on my bike path that had a large birdcage strapped to her rear rack. When I got closer I could see (and hear) that there were probably about 15 parakeets inside. As...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-11-14, 04:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,782
Posted By Route 66

I ride a hybrid and love it. Having said...

I ride a hybrid and love it.

Having said that, I'd recommend a road bike for you because you plan on increasing your distance to 50 miles and you'll need to be able to change hand positions.
12-11-14, 04:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,161
Posted By Route 66

Hmmmm...If I knew nobody would see or hear me...

Hmmmm...If I knew nobody would see or hear me...
Forum: Foo
12-02-14, 07:20 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 6,647
Posted By Route 66

So sorry for your loss. It was very...

So sorry for your loss.

It was very thoughtful of you to let the forum know about the loss of your father.

You've done him proud. :thumb:
Forum: Commuting
11-30-14, 11:54 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,284
Posted By Route 66

Thanks. It sounds as if a rear mounted camera...

Thanks. It sounds as if a rear mounted camera would be something to consider having, because you never know...
Forum: Commuting
11-30-14, 10:47 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,284
Posted By Route 66

If you had just one of these cameras, would it...

If you had just one of these cameras, would it make more sense to mount it on the front or the rear of a bike?
11-28-14, 01:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,129
Posted By Route 66

I'm assuming, since this is your first bike and...

I'm assuming, since this is your first bike and that you bought it on Craigslist, you didn't pay too much. Why not just re-list it on Craigslist and buy yourself another bike, this time with a 16"...
Forum: Foo
11-25-14, 08:29 AM
Replies: 8,181
Views: 770,658
Posted By Route 66

http://static.giantbomb.com/uploads/original/9/910...

http://static.giantbomb.com/uploads/original/9/91051/2516873-djwetmouse_03.gif
Forum: Foo
11-25-14, 08:17 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 20,422
Posted By Route 66

70 years old this year and I think it still holds...

70 years old this year and I think it still holds up...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nH9RyySpkU8
Forum: Foo
11-24-14, 04:56 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,437
Posted By Route 66

Yeah, what I liked about One Step Beyond is that...

Yeah, what I liked about One Step Beyond is that the stories were supposedly true. Who know if they really were, but it did add to the creepiness factor at the time.

As for bringing back the old...
11-23-14, 10:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,186
Posted By Route 66

Interesting. It seems counterintuitive to tilt...

Interesting. It seems counterintuitive to tilt the front of the saddle up, rather than down so that there's less chance of it pressing against the perineum. I haven't had the best of luck with my B17...
Forum: Foo
11-23-14, 11:48 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,437
Posted By Route 66

True, and that's what made them so much more...

True, and that's what made them so much more entertaining.
Forum: Foo
11-23-14, 08:41 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,437
Posted By Route 66

Mission Impossible The Wild Wild West ...

Mission Impossible

The Wild Wild West

One Step Beyond
Forum: Commuting
11-21-14, 05:08 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 8,133
Posted By Route 66

When I was 10 years old in 1963, my family and I...

When I was 10 years old in 1963, my family and I moved from Boston to California. We picked up Route 66 in Chicago and took it all the way to its end in Santa Monica. As they say in the song: "more...
11-21-14, 11:26 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 35,158
Posted By Route 66

Wow, you guys are to cycling what Jay Leno is to...

Wow, you guys are to cycling what Jay Leno is to motoring! :thumb:
11-21-14, 07:46 AM
Replies: 7,725
Views: 3,952,407
Posted By Route 66

The Allman Brothers - Come On In My Kitchen by...

The Allman Brothers - Come On In My Kitchen by Robert Johnson

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ePAuy2GO1E
Forum: Foo
11-19-14, 05:11 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,524
Posted By Route 66

9 places before I was 25 and 6 places since then....

9 places before I was 25 and 6 places since then.

I'm 62 now and I don't think we'll be moving ever again.
11-17-14, 07:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,014
Posted By Route 66

I wouldn't clamp it to the top tube, you're...

I wouldn't clamp it to the top tube, you're asking for trouble doing that with a carbon frame. If you don't want to invest in a new stand, you're OK clamping it to the seatpost and letting the seat...
11-16-14, 07:26 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,217
Posted By Route 66

LOL, I still think they're better than the Lego...

LOL, I still think they're better than the Lego bricks of today. :thumb:
11-15-14, 10:52 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,217
Posted By Route 66

I still have my Halsam American Plastic Bricks...

I still have my Halsam American Plastic Bricks (http://www.balmoralsoftware.com/apb/aboutapb.htm) set from about 1960.
11-14-14, 04:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,458
Posted By Route 66

Don't forget the classic "I didn't see...

Don't forget the classic "I didn't see you."
Forum: Commuting
11-14-14, 02:09 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,557
Posted By Route 66

Seriously? Do you really think that a school bus,...

Seriously? Do you really think that a school bus, (likely full of kids) should have to move from the lane he's turning from, and into the right lane to have to go around a cyclist that has much...
Forum: Commuting
11-14-14, 11:26 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,557
Posted By Route 66

I don't mean to pile on, but because you're...

I don't mean to pile on, but because you're asking for opinions, I think you were in the left lane much longer than you had to be. Perhaps if you had been driving that school bus, you would see...
11-14-14, 10:13 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,481
Posted By Route 66

Earplugs that would eliminate wind noise and...

Earplugs that would eliminate wind noise and allow me to hear everything that's going on around me.
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