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10-01-15, 12:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,623
Posted By Lone_rider

Sounds like i have to do some homework and then i...

Sounds like i have to do some homework and then i have to find what my torque setting are.
09-28-15, 01:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,623
Posted By Lone_rider

We don't have a Harbor Freight in Canada but we...

We don't have a Harbor Freight in Canada but we have a Princess Auto. Which is about the same thing i should go and check out what they have.
09-27-15, 01:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,623
Posted By Lone_rider

Thanks i will have to take a look online and see...

Thanks i will have to take a look online and see what is there i mostly need it for hex head bolts. Park tools may have something that would fit the bill
09-26-15, 05:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,623
Posted By Lone_rider

Looking for a torque wrench

Looking for a torque wrench for working on my bikes. I have a road, mountain and touring bike so i am wondering what am i looking for in a wrench
10-18-10, 11:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,246
Posted By Lone_rider

Hernia repair doc just told me today walking and...

Hernia repair doc just told me today walking and riding are ok but no heavy lifting for another few weeks.
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10-04-10, 06:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,124
Posted By Lone_rider

I feel your pain I just had a hernia repair done...

I feel your pain I just had a hernia repair done last week so no lifting for four weeks.
10-04-10, 05:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,153
Posted By Lone_rider

The bike was brand new but the bike shop went out...

The bike was brand new but the bike shop went out of business about a month after I bought the bike. The rims are made by Aclass - wheels I am guessing they are probity the bottom of the charts for...
10-03-10, 07:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,153
Posted By Lone_rider

Breaking spokes on road bike

Hi everyone. I bought myself a new road bike with the intentions of losing more weight the problem the bike came with 700 x 23 tires so after 400 k I started to break spokes during my rides. On my...
09-27-10, 05:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 664
Posted By Lone_rider

Thanks for all your input I am going in for...

Thanks for all your input I am going in for surgery on Wed. so i will have some time to see about getting some new wheels built as there is a four week recovery period.
09-26-10, 07:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 664
Posted By Lone_rider

After 400 k starting to break spokes

Finally after all these years I go out and buy myself a new Jamis Comp road bike and after 400 k. I am starting to break spokes about one every second ride and at 25 bucks a repair it is getting to...
Forum: Commuting
06-06-06, 10:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,509
Posted By Lone_rider

It's sad when the boys in blues don't have a clue...

It's sad when the boys in blues don't have a clue about the laws that they are paid to enforce.:rolleyes:
06-06-06, 09:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 945
Posted By Lone_rider

Don't lower yourself to their level, they will...

Don't lower yourself to their level, they will get their's in the end
Forum: Commuting
04-13-06, 02:19 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 5,055
Posted By Lone_rider

Hi turned 49 this month !!!! ;-)

Hi turned 49 this month !!!! ;-)
01-14-06, 08:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,234
Posted By Lone_rider

Hello everyone I live in Windsor. I am 48 years...

Hello everyone I live in Windsor. I am 48 years old a bit overweight but enjoy riding. Usually commute to work and do a fun ride on the weekends.
Forum: Commuting
01-02-06, 01:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 487
Posted By Lone_rider

Just to set the record straight. I bring my...

Just to set the record straight. I bring my commuter bike in the house for the winter I find that it is easyer to maintain and keep clean as for my so called good bike it is always in the basement (...
Forum: Commuting
01-01-06, 08:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 487
Posted By Lone_rider

Hanging my bikes

Happy new year to one and all. I was wondering how I should hang my bikes for the winter when not in use. Should they be hung by the front wheel or the back and why.
11-06-05, 10:01 PM
Replies: 3,450
Views: 2,361,334
Posted By Lone_rider

HI 6.6" and 270 lbs I ride a Devinci...

HI 6.6" and 270 lbs

I ride a Devinci hybrid for my summer commuter and never had a problem with wheels goin out of true Mavic XP 21'S they probly are low end rims but in three years have never...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-05, 09:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By Lone_rider

Once had a fox run along beside me for about 50...

Once had a fox run along beside me for about 50 yards was the coolest thing that ever happen to me. Sure made my day at work.
09-01-05, 11:32 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,355
Posted By Lone_rider

I work shift work and I find the best time to...

I work shift work and I find the best time to ride is coming home afterwork ( 11:30 ) in the evening. All the clowns with their coffee and cell phones are safely tucked in their beds were they can't...
Forum: Commuting
06-02-05, 11:50 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 904,997
Posted By Lone_rider

Doesn't get any better I am working the afternoon...

Doesn't get any better I am working the afternoon shift so the weather is 78 deg. with blue skys and no wind almost forgot to stop at work today
Forum: Commuting
05-20-05, 07:42 PM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 904,997
Posted By Lone_rider

The day couldn't be any better cool in the...

The day couldn't be any better cool in the morning and clear skys with warming temps as the day went on. The ride home was perfect even the cagers were behaving.
05-18-05, 08:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,987
Posted By Lone_rider

If you are riding south down Walker Road you may...

If you are riding south down Walker Road you may want to try Turner Road. Durning the heat of the summer its a nice smooth road with lots of shade and no car exhaust. I am 48 and on a hot day...
05-17-05, 08:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,987
Posted By Lone_rider

Hey Giddyup Go welcome to the forums I also live...

Hey Giddyup Go welcome to the forums I also live in Windsor I work for Ford an try to commute as much as possible. Some of the bone head things that some of the commuters do between riding down the...
Forum: Commuting
05-09-05, 07:09 PM
Replies: 15,232
Views: 10,932,768
Posted By Lone_rider

Hi here are pictures from my two bikes the Norco...

Hi here are pictures from my two bikes the Norco is used all winter and on rainy days and the Devinci is for fair weather days
04-27-05, 07:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,385
Posted By Lone_rider

I live in Windsor I must of missed the article in...

I live in Windsor I must of missed the article in the paper but it comes as no suprise to me . Windsor has some of the worst drivers in the Province. On a bad day riding to work is like having a...
Forum: Commuting
04-07-05, 08:51 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,707
Posted By Lone_rider

I can ride to work in 20 minutes from my house...

I can ride to work in 20 minutes from my house but to take the bus I have to tour the city before it finally stops in front of the factory that I work at then I still have a 15 minute walk to the...
Forum: Commuting
04-07-05, 08:43 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,549
Posted By Lone_rider

You know your to fat to commute when you sit on...

You know your to fat to commute when you sit on the bike and crush it with your weight. Just kidding I weight 270 lbs and I have no trouble riding my bikes. Take the time to check with your...
04-07-05, 08:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,421
Posted By Lone_rider

I had a small accident a few years back. The...

I had a small accident a few years back. The visor did not detach properly and I landed up with a nice cut about a half of a inch below my right eye now I remove all my visors from my helmets just...
01-20-05, 01:06 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,817
Posted By Lone_rider

Hi I work for Ford Motor Co. Don't hate me for...

Hi I work for Ford Motor Co. Don't hate me for It my kids need shelter and food.
01-20-05, 12:51 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,823
Posted By Lone_rider

Sorry if we sound a little mean but the piece of...

Sorry if we sound a little mean but the piece of dog dropping got a better deal than the old man that he ran down did.
01-18-05, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 416
Posted By Lone_rider

I went an took a look at the website as I was...

I went an took a look at the website as I was there I down loaded the instruction manual and found out that the tension was to tight on the wheel also I noticed that the tire was low on air , bad...
01-18-05, 12:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 416
Posted By Lone_rider

Thanks for the info never even thought about...

Thanks for the info never even thought about looking for a web site.
01-18-05, 11:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 416
Posted By Lone_rider

I have just borrowed a Mag trainer from a friend...

I have just borrowed a Mag trainer from a friend at work to use for my cardio training. The problem is it did not come with a instrustion book so I was guessing on bike setup. What I found was that...
01-12-05, 11:41 PM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 306,833
Posted By Lone_rider

Your right Ritz I find that since I have started...

Your right Ritz I find that since I have started going back to church I am more @ peace with myself. The funny thing is I get the same feeling when I am riding. Maybe I should start my Sunday...
01-11-05, 12:46 PM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 306,833
Posted By Lone_rider

Thanks Ritz with your kindness and your quote I...

Thanks Ritz with your kindness and your quote I think that you can do anything that you set your mind to. I am going to try to my best not to let things that I can't control worry me and work on...
01-09-05, 09:29 PM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 306,833
Posted By Lone_rider

Hi I have not posted very much I weigh 280 and...

Hi I have not posted very much I weigh 280 and am 6' 6" want to get down to 235 I have started spinning 30 to 40 min. daily and weights 3 times a week. My ride to work is about 12 km one way but...
Forum: Commuting
12-11-04, 08:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 944
Posted By Lone_rider

You just got to love it when your able to ride...

You just got to love it when your able to ride past all the stopped cars. The only thing is there is always some moron waiting to door you or try to block your way with their car. I guess their way...
Forum: Commuting
12-11-04, 07:49 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 28,253
Posted By Lone_rider

a) Occupation Machine Operator (Ford Motor Co. ...

a) Occupation Machine Operator (Ford Motor Co.
b) Distance 7 K
c) Showers with free towels and coveralls
d) Locked to bike rack with cameras watching.
e) Commuting for about 10 years on and...
Forum: Introductions
10-27-04, 05:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 206
Posted By Lone_rider

Hi from Canada

Hi Im Ed from Windsor Ontario Canada I am 47 years old and am new to the forums. I work for Ford Motor Company, We have also lost a couple of riders this year and had more than our share of bike...
Forum: Introductions
10-27-04, 05:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 137
Posted By Lone_rider

Hi I'm Ed from Windsor Ontario Canada I have been...

Hi I'm Ed from Windsor Ontario Canada I have been riding since I was about 7 (i am 47 now) This city is the auto capital and they don't let you froget it. We have also lost a couple of riders this...
Forum: Commuting
10-27-04, 12:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,289
Posted By Lone_rider

I have been commuting with a Devinci hybrid that...

I have been commuting with a Devinci hybrid that baby is one sweet ride. Its fast and very light (compaired to my mountain bike) I bought it about 2 years ago and only park it when the snow starts...
10-26-04, 09:17 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,270
Posted By Lone_rider

Have been riding on and off for the last 10 years...

Have been riding on and off for the last 10 years I am 47. I had to slow down this year because of knee pain but I work with 4 other guys that are older that me and the ride every day, as a matter...
10-26-04, 07:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 952
Posted By Lone_rider

I read the story I also live in Windsor. When I...

I read the story I also live in Windsor. When I ride I usually wear a pair of sunglasses or a pair of blue safety glasses that are great on over cast days and at night the best part is they only...
10-26-04, 12:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,836
Posted By Lone_rider

I use an old helmet for my winter riding with a...

I use an old helmet for my winter riding with a balaclava or skull cap. I removed the padding and taped up the air holes and it works just fine for me. Just wondering what type of face mask do you...
10-26-04, 11:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,434
Posted By Lone_rider

I have studded tires for my winter riding. I...

I have studded tires for my winter riding. I only use the studded tire on the front my thinking is that its the tire that needs all the traction, tryed studs front and back it was not a good ride...
Forum: Commuting
10-26-04, 11:27 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,607
Posted By Lone_rider

Here in Windsor I have seen a lot more people...

Here in Windsor I have seen a lot more people riding. Don't know if it is because they want to or if they have to.
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