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08-11-11, 11:06 AM
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Posted By mike0615

I don't think thats how the exchange rate works...

I don't think thats how the exchange rate works from the US to London.
08-10-11, 02:26 PM
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Views: 962
Posted By mike0615

I got the B17 Champion Flyer. Treated it with the...

I got the B17 Champion Flyer. Treated it with the Brooks proofide for 2 days. 40 miles later it was broken in. This is by far the most comfortable seat I've ever rode on.
08-03-11, 04:12 PM
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Views: 962
Posted By mike0615

I heard they break in at 100 miles. You just need...

I heard they break in at 100 miles. You just need to keep up with the brooks proofide for the first few days to prep the leather. I've rode mines for about 10 miles and it already feels incredible. I...
07-28-11, 04:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,133
Posted By mike0615

Shop said the wheel was in some kind of accident,...

Shop said the wheel was in some kind of accident, so when they straightened the wheel back, it made some spokes tight while others loose and he couldn't fix that part.
07-28-11, 03:07 PM
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Posted By mike0615

Ok, so I finally had some time to take the bike...

Ok, so I finally had some time to take the bike to the shop. It looks like the problem was from the wheel coming out of the quick release from all the power I was putting down going on that hill. The...
07-21-11, 07:38 PM
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Views: 1,892
Posted By mike0615

what kind of training plan do you have going on?...

what kind of training plan do you have going on? I have the same goal. I haven't really starting searching for info on a game plan yet so if you don't mind sharing I'm all ears.
07-21-11, 03:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,133
Posted By mike0615

Not pro by any standards. I posted the same thing...

Not pro by any standards. I posted the same thing in the vintage forum and another member with the same bike as mine had the exact same problems climbing hills. He fixed the problem by fabricating a...
07-21-11, 03:17 PM
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Posted By mike0615

On monday I rode 26 miles to the beach, did...

On monday I rode 26 miles to the beach, did another 26 miles home after getting a quick bite to eat and a cold beer.

Here's a pic of the trail I took as we passed the PCH. Never mind, I'll post...
07-21-11, 01:21 PM
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Posted By mike0615

I think you just explained exactly what happened...

I think you just explained exactly what happened to me. So basically, from what little knowledge I have of bikes, it looks like that clip prevents the wheel from coming out of the QR?
07-21-11, 12:34 PM
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Views: 1,133
Posted By mike0615

Yeah, after more research, it does look like the...

Yeah, after more research, it does look like the wheel is untrue. Calling around the shops here, looks like it's going to run me 15 to 20 bucks.

So now the only thing bothering me is how did the...
07-21-11, 10:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 401
Posted By mike0615

Thanks guys. Taking it to the shop for a check...

Thanks guys. Taking it to the shop for a check up. I posted the same thing in this thread (http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/753511-I-think-I-broke-my-wheel.-Need-some-help-please.) so maybe...
07-21-11, 10:25 AM
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Views: 1,133
Posted By mike0615

I think at this point I have no other option than...

I think at this point I have no other option than to take it to a shop. I bought this bike used so I don't know how well it was maintained from it's previous owner. I have never touched the QR since...
07-21-11, 08:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,133
Posted By mike0615

Thanks for the help everybody. A lot of really...

Thanks for the help everybody. A lot of really usefully info here. After reading everything and thinking back to the incident, this is what I think happened.

As I was climbing the hill, the the...
07-21-11, 03:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,133
Posted By mike0615

I think I broke my wheel. Need some help please.

First off, I'd like to say hi to everyone here. Sorry to make my first post a stupid question. I'm completely new to riding so I'm not familiar with the terms along with a great deal of other things...
07-21-11, 01:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 401
Posted By mike0615

I think I broke my tire. Need some help please.

First off, I'd like to say hi to everyone here. Sorry to make my first post a stupid question. I'm completely new to riding so I'm not familiar with the terms along with a great deal of other things...
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