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04-14-21, 04:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,920
Posted By Olefeller77

I live in Illinois and I have a can of black and...

I live in Illinois and I have a can of black and a brush. lol ( I'll charge a ton of money if you want to feel like I'm pro)
02-14-21, 12:10 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,076
Posted By Olefeller77

taxes

Don't forget to pay the proper taxes on your profits.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-20, 06:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,469
Posted By Olefeller77

Bike ? Who cares about that bike . There was a...

Bike ? Who cares about that bike . There was a person on the bike.
12-10-20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 14,881
Posted By Olefeller77

Back when I was a boy I was on a farm at the...

Back when I was a boy I was on a farm at the bottom of a bluff. I got where I could make it up the steep gravel lane without stopping . I'm not sure what the bike was probably a BSO fro0m western...
09-28-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,463
Posted By Olefeller77

I think the seat tube will be fine but I would...

I think the seat tube will be fine but I would replace the measuring tape. Looks rough.
09-23-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,443
Posted By Olefeller77

2cam16- Thank you for that information. I was...

2cam16- Thank you for that information. I was misinformed. I wish specialized had put a number on my bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 16,800
Posted By Olefeller77

If this is such a big issue for some of you ,...

If this is such a big issue for some of you , just consider asking folks that have them on the trail . Is communication that out of style???
Now I have the back rack bag along on most every...
09-14-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,891
Posted By Olefeller77

Never pass on a chance to argue over any little...

Never pass on a chance to argue over any little thing.
09-14-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,071
Posted By Olefeller77

I had an old Raleigh That I had bought new with...

I had an old Raleigh That I had bought new with lifetime guaranty. I rode that thing literally into the ground. I was on a RAGBRAI across Iowa . At an overnight stop I was riding across a park and...
09-05-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,796
Posted By Olefeller77

When I came to the Bike Forums I was surprised at...

When I came to the Bike Forums I was surprised at the restrictions but understand the purpose.
My humble opinion is that the rules should stay the same. ( The general site politics could use some...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-20, 06:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,551
Posted By Olefeller77

Cycling clothing is, in general ,quite overpriced...

Cycling clothing is, in general ,quite overpriced .
06-27-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,739
Posted By Olefeller77

I have never had a water bottle holder that...

I have never had a water bottle holder that didn't work well. The cheap ones seem to function well.
My favorite is a food bag/bottle holder that velcro straps on the handlebar stem joint. I keep a...
05-30-20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,591
Posted By Olefeller77

I got a quite reasonable 2 year membership and...

I got a quite reasonable 2 year membership and the pop-up ads simply disappeared.
05-12-20, 04:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,969
Posted By Olefeller77

pop ups

Yes -click x at ad closes ad and returns me to Google.
05-09-20, 04:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,969
Posted By Olefeller77

I get these pop ups a lot. Takes me off the site...

I get these pop ups a lot. Takes me off the site when I delete them.
I guess I should take the strong hint and get lost.
05-03-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,908
Posted By Olefeller77

Stands on all mine and the grandson's also.

Stands on all mine and the grandson's also.
05-03-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,287
Posted By Olefeller77

There is a handlebar-stem bag that serves as...

There is a handlebar-stem bag that serves as food/snack or water bottle bag. I just looked at mine on the bike and it is a no-name foil lined blue bag. I always have a water bottle in it . They are...
04-28-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,484
Posted By Olefeller77

My bike is always naked when I ride it.

My bike is always naked when I ride it.
04-27-20, 05:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,769
Posted By Olefeller77

Some bicycles come with a plastic spoke protector...

Some bicycles come with a plastic spoke protector to prevent the chain from damaging the spokes . You may want to consider adding one.
04-22-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,206
Posted By Olefeller77

You may find that the person you are following is...

You may find that the person you are following is a BF member also.
I would imagine they would find it quite strange that someone is following on all the rides. lol
04-17-20, 04:44 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,241
Posted By Olefeller77

My floor pump from Nashbar is still pumping up...

My floor pump from Nashbar is still pumping up presta tubes and is 30+ years old. Lots of cheap floor pumps around. I was surprised to see a selection at Wall Mart.
Just a thought-- Try unscrewing...
04-15-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 14,470
Posted By Olefeller77

I am the guilty one. I am a pensioner. I bought...

I am the guilty one. I am a pensioner. I bought a Univega Alpina for $27 and change the second day of an estate sale after literally hundreds looked it over. . I put a set of tires on it . I...
04-09-20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,348
Posted By Olefeller77

It would mean you rebuilt a bike. If that has...

It would mean you rebuilt a bike. If that has meaning to you it's a win win .
04-06-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,274
Posted By Olefeller77

I can't comment on the Marlin 7 but I have the...

I can't comment on the Marlin 7 but I have the Marlin 6 . I don't use mine in the mountains, but instead on local rather flat trails and backroads.
Mt Marlin 6 would be on the heavy side but it...
04-02-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 934
Posted By Olefeller77

That makes sense. Got some running to do and will...

That makes sense. Got some running to do and will put it on the stand this afternoon. Thanks for the reply.
03-18-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,506
Posted By Olefeller77

Only 52 ???? You youngsters sure get excited as...

Only 52 ???? You youngsters sure get excited as you age just a little. lol Now I know what a picture of earned fitness looks like.
Wish you a great birthday. May your rides not be uphill...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,517
Posted By Olefeller77

All my bikes still wear them. I have never had a...

All my bikes still wear them. I have never had a complaint from other riders----yet. lol
02-09-20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,820
Posted By Olefeller77

Thank you

You are appreciated.
02-09-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,962
Posted By Olefeller77

I'm sorry for my unacceptable strong words, It...

I'm sorry for my unacceptable strong words, It was out of place and I'll refrain from responding to these posts in the future.
I was riding with our local riding club many years ago when 2 slow...
02-08-20, 02:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 814
Posted By Olefeller77

Have you got a friend that could assist you in...

Have you got a friend that could assist you in finding a decent older bike? Trek and giant are a couple popular brands.
02-07-20, 09:09 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 20,498
Posted By Olefeller77

I have a Univega Alpina just like the photo of...

I have a Univega Alpina just like the photo of 2cam16 above. I seen it marked at $35 at an estate sale . It was real dusty and I didn't need it so passed. I got to thinking about it the next...
02-05-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,623
Posted By Olefeller77

How far is your commute? With no experience, I am...

How far is your commute? With no experience, I am surprised your work friend recommended a road bike . I would think a used Trek fx or Giant Escape type bike would be an excellent starter bike and...
12-29-19, 08:51 PM
Replies: 26,465
Views: 2,864,708
Posted By Olefeller77

I took advantage of the nice 56 degree day. Got a...

I took advantage of the nice 56 degree day. Got a late noon start on the local Mississippi river trail, so only got in just under 25 before the chill started in. I took a new to me Specialized M4 26"...
12-29-19, 10:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 685
Posted By Olefeller77

Pick up bike front and give the wheel a spin. You...

Pick up bike front and give the wheel a spin. You should be able to locate the source of the problem. If not return to the shop where you got it.
12-24-19, 08:05 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,275
Posted By Olefeller77

Great job on the paint job. It sure has a nice...

Great job on the paint job. It sure has a nice look. This sharing of your re-done bike has left me with some doubt if the Trek 6500 that I paid $75 for at a local yard sale for is real. Did the...
12-19-19, 06:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,664
Posted By Olefeller77

Sure enough a fence staple . I grew up having no...

Sure enough a fence staple . I grew up having no love for them . Try driving one in a cured hedge (osage orange) fence post. All the fences on the farm I grew up on were hedge posts with those...
12-13-19, 04:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,008
Posted By Olefeller77

My eyes hurt now. Do you need fenders for the...

My eyes hurt now. Do you need fenders for the brown dirt piles?
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