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08-18-18, 09:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 874
Posted By Shp4man

I suck at climbing hills and fighting the wind....

I suck at climbing hills and fighting the wind. Just makes me want to drop a gear..or two. But I still love going fast when it's easy- like with a strong tailwind or downhill. Love to see 30MPH on...
08-11-18, 04:57 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,897
Posted By Shp4man

Keep riding all you old farts that remember the...

Keep riding all you old farts that remember the Kennedy assassination! I remember, do you? The sorrow, the black ribbons..the change of the world...you know what I'm talking about.
08-05-18, 09:58 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,897
Posted By Shp4man

It's all about the gears. Whatever cadence is...

It's all about the gears. Whatever cadence is your "normal", which goes down with years, can be maintained with the multi-speed drivetrain. At least with me. :roflmao2:
06-27-18, 08:09 PM
Replies: 19,542
Views: 1,829,366
Posted By Shp4man

I've owned a few English 3 speeds including a...

I've owned a few English 3 speeds including a nice '63 Raleigh Sport. Always liked the style. I cobbled together this pile of parts as a tribute to them....
06-17-18, 10:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 569
Posted By Shp4man

LOL. Maybe some of you should check out the P+R...

LOL. Maybe some of you should check out the P+R forum. Some pretty good discussions going on in there. :thumb: or:crash:. Depending on your views.
06-15-18, 08:23 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,897
Posted By Shp4man

You're still working, too. :thumb: Nice. Keep...

You're still working, too. :thumb: Nice. Keep going, man!
06-14-18, 07:06 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 29,152
Posted By Shp4man

There's a little information on the frame online-...

There's a little information on the frame online- it's not really lugged, it's sort of socketed. It was used on a bunch of different models. Not light, but really strong. I still have the original...
06-14-18, 06:50 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 29,152
Posted By Shp4man

Near as I can tell, it's a '74 model. These bikes...

Near as I can tell, it's a '74 model. These bikes were mostly sold in Asia, I think. It has 27 inch wheels. Looks like this now:
...
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06-13-18, 02:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,019
Posted By Shp4man

Thanks to my phone, I just found out Comcast is...

Thanks to my phone, I just found out Comcast is trying to buy Fox entertainment.
Class that as "other".
06-08-18, 02:26 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,760
Posted By Shp4man

At age 12, as is the redneck tradition, my dad...

At age 12, as is the redneck tradition, my dad gave me a single shot, bolt action .22 rifle.
Now I expect my mom may have had something to do with gun safety rules he pounded repeatedly into my...
05-28-18, 06:11 PM
Replies: 2,267
Views: 408,070
Posted By Shp4man

Ive always liked English 3 speeds, so... ...

Ive always liked English 3 speeds, so...
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1658x1244/image_edc6fab3c8389ba755ab546fc3f31f48214ab8dc.jpg
a tribute? ;)
05-28-18, 05:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 790
Posted By Shp4man

Holy crap, coach. Honest answer? No, we old...

Holy crap, coach. Honest answer? No, we old farts, at least this one, don't have lofty goals like yours. I wish I could ride with you, you would improve my outlook on fitness.
05-28-18, 02:34 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,897
Posted By Shp4man

I'm 64, still riding.

Well, avoiding riding with cars mostly, but still riding. When you get off the couch, does it take a while to straighten up? :roflmao2: I can amazingly still rack up miles on the bike. I have a...
05-11-18, 10:30 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,762
Posted By Shp4man

Nice score if you're tall enough to ride it....

Nice score if you're tall enough to ride it. These bikes were the result of years of experience at making bicycles- others just copied and mass produced, There is a difference.
05-06-18, 10:25 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,002
Posted By Shp4man

Yep, Stem shifters. Wanted to stay with the...

Yep, Stem shifters. Wanted to stay with the Suntour Accushift 6 speed setup from the factory. It was sort of the evolution of stem shifters, so to speak. :)
05-02-18, 09:29 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,002
Posted By Shp4man

I also find a more upright riding position more...

I also find a more upright riding position more comfortable.
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1066x800/image_35d234fca749421a4a51de69f0479eb15c8c8dd3.jpg
05-01-18, 11:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 400
Posted By Shp4man

I also have a modern bike, it's a "commuter". I...

I also have a modern bike, it's a "commuter". I don't commute to work, it's 22 miles of hellish traffic, but the bike is a pleasure to ride, and almost completely maintenance free. It's a Scott Sub...
04-30-18, 03:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 690
Posted By Shp4man

I've always wanted one of those factory fendered...

I've always wanted one of those factory fendered Peugeots- nice score. :thumb:
04-30-18, 01:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 400
Posted By Shp4man

It's a 1965 J.C. Higgins .22 bolt action single...

It's a 1965 J.C. Higgins .22 bolt action single shot. My dad paid $12.50 for it new at Sears :) It was a 12th birthday present, but really there was a pest that was digging in our garbage cans, and...
04-30-18, 12:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 400
Posted By Shp4man

It's a '65 Chevy C10, 250 six cylinder with...

It's a '65 Chevy C10, 250 six cylinder with granny four speed:
https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1066x800/image_f298fda32b11d2c002732c9f0ee6041633272ae4.jpg

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04-30-18, 11:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 400
Posted By Shp4man

Been away for a while....

The restoration of a vintage pickup truck has been an obsession for a while, but some spare time and desire for fitness has rekindled the vintage bike thing. Went for a nice long ride on this...
01-10-16, 12:03 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 14,697
Posted By Shp4man

No plane, but 18 hours in a Cessna 152, and a few...

No plane, but 18 hours in a Cessna 152, and a few hours in other planes including a Piper Arrow, a Travelair biplane, an AT6 and a 172. Nice plane! Wish I had the cash to continue. Love flying.
01-09-16, 07:28 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 14,697
Posted By Shp4man

'66 VW ...

'66 VW
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-lYwz1dG9m_8/TC_7fFfJBqI/AAAAAAAAA_A/XmMOF_c0gzM/s640-Ic42/HPIM0477.JPG
'61 Chevy...
01-04-16, 11:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 816
Posted By Shp4man

These work really well, cheap too. Dia Compe Grey...

These work really well, cheap too. Dia Compe Grey Matter pads:
http://tfe.me/image/480_345/TF-BR1131-1.jpg
12-31-15, 01:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,202
Posted By Shp4man

One of the things about living in San Diego is...

One of the things about living in San Diego is the year round cycling weather. So no, I don't soin at all. :roflmao2:

Damn autocorrect. It's hard to type that.
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