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06-21-21, 01:18 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,623
Posted By afm199

It is indeed, it's a twisted piece of wire that...

It is indeed, it's a twisted piece of wire that weighs about an ounce. This thread has been about chain breaker tools that punch pins.


Here it is. ...
06-15-21, 10:40 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 7,715
Posted By afm199

I have zero stand on online purchases of bikes....

I have zero stand on online purchases of bikes. My last two have been bought on line. I have no idea why you responded with that. Perhaps you have mistaken me for someone else.

Sheldon was a...
06-13-21, 07:46 PM
Replies: 3,420
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Posted By afm199

75 now. Ride three times a week, either my road...

75 now. Ride three times a week, either my road bike or my gravel bike. Typical rides 15-35 miles, I love hills, live in Oakland where I go out my door and have great uphill rides for miles. Just...
05-17-21, 12:24 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 10,290
Posted By afm199

You may be able to. Look up "Walt Stack." It...

You may be able to. Look up "Walt Stack." It will put a smile on your face.

Some of us don't have the body for running.
05-17-21, 12:07 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 10,290
Posted By afm199

I'm 75 and used to be a runner and competitor. I...

I'm 75 and used to be a runner and competitor. I was good enough to be Invitational status at the Dipsea, and ran the Double Dipsea with Walt Stack. 36 minute 10k and one hour 10 mile are my race...
05-17-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 719,612
Posted By afm199

This is my 2012 (iirc) Trek Carbon Cronus. 17.5...

This is my 2012 (iirc) Trek Carbon Cronus. 17.5 pounds, and I love it. I find a cyclocross/gravel bike more comfortable for me than a road bike. I do have a road bike with a triple for those long...
05-17-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,219
Posted By afm199

I grew up in various places, dad was in the army....

I grew up in various places, dad was in the army. The photo is taken at Fort Sam Houston, Texas in the early fifties. I rode everywhere, as far as I could. After Fort Sam we moved to Silver Spring,...
05-10-21, 11:08 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 22,563
Posted By afm199

My friend Martin loves his flashy duds and his...

My friend Martin loves his flashy duds and his carbon bikes. By the way, a higher end carbon bike costs $5k, not $1k. Martin's Venge weighs around 14.5 pounds.

He rides fast. He rides from San...
04-05-21, 12:20 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 13,700
Posted By afm199

Back in 2014 I bought a Bike Nashbar AL1, which...

Back in 2014 I bought a Bike Nashbar AL1, which really was a great deal. It had mostly Sora components, ok wheels and brakes. I still own the slightly pork frameset, which is probably a Cannondale,...
03-21-21, 11:47 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,902
Posted By afm199

I'm 75 and just got my first full carbon 17 pound...

I'm 75 and just got my first full carbon 17 pound bike. It is in addition to my old (2014) aluminum frame road bike. I'm looking at a sub 17 pound ride to replace that, but honestly love the upgraded...
02-17-21, 11:25 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,572
Posted By afm199

I lived in Big Sur for years and still am in the...

I lived in Big Sur for years and still am in the area. They started working a while back. The reason these slides happen is almost always a plugged drain under the highway. The 36" culverts get...
02-15-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,572
Posted By afm199

Don't do this. Period.

Don't do this. Period.
02-01-21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,777
Posted By afm199

I'm 75 in ten days. I'm amazed at that! I still...

I'm 75 in ten days. I'm amazed at that! I still ride several times a week and work out with weights and floor exercises. A 25 mile ride is my idea of a fun thing to do. I live in Oakland, so that's...
02-01-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,240
Posted By afm199

This. Or go buy a bunch of rags on ebay. Old...

This. Or go buy a bunch of rags on ebay. Old sheets are perfect. I never wash rags, too much of the grease ends up in the washing machine.
01-18-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,631
Posted By afm199

I had a 5 level laminectomy and then device...

I had a 5 level laminectomy and then device installed, posterior, and C3/C4 anterior fusion, that was around Nov 17. Old injury exacerbated by a motorcycle racing accident where I crashed and then...
09-21-20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 6,990
Posted By afm199

I'm still shaking it.

I'm still shaking it.
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