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04-19-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,020
Posted By stevel610

The wife and I were at the Betzwood Bridge in...

The wife and I were at the Betzwood Bridge in Valley Forge just up the trail from this picture yesterday. It was a great day for riding, and again, sweet bike you got there.
04-19-21, 02:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 299
Posted By stevel610

Thanks for the comment. The 28c GP5000's I...

Thanks for the comment. The 28c GP5000's I mentioned in the first post arrived. Will mount them this week and see how well they fit.
04-19-21, 01:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 299
Posted By stevel610

Turns out the chainring side pedal won't remove...

Turns out the chainring side pedal won't remove (yes, this pedal is marked right to tighten). Tried penetrating oil for a few days and still no luck. Taking it to a shop tomorrow to give a try.
04-19-21, 01:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 299
Posted By stevel610

Of course!

Of course!
04-19-21, 10:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 839
Posted By stevel610

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04-19-21, 08:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,020
Posted By stevel610

Nice bike! Trying bars like these that are swept...

Nice bike! Trying bars like these that are swept back make a big difference in comfort.
...
04-18-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 655
Posted By stevel610

Thanks for the concern. Yes, its a touring...

Thanks for the concern.

Yes, its a touring bike which will fit 2.1 on the rear and 2.35 on the front. For Winter I have an old pair of 50x622 (2.00") Schwalbe Duremes it wears (really wish they...
04-18-21, 06:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 655
Posted By stevel610

I weigh 235 and use 32c Gatorskins on gravel...

I weigh 235 and use 32c Gatorskins on gravel paths & non-technical dirt paths.
04-18-21, 06:33 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 16,080
Posted By stevel610

What type of pump is that?

What type of pump is that?
04-17-21, 05:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,560
Posted By stevel610

Caad9

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04-17-21, 05:17 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 16,080
Posted By stevel610

Wabi Classic

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Forum: Foo
04-17-21, 12:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 231
Posted By stevel610

Feels pretty good long before retirement too ;)

Feels pretty good long before retirement too ;)
04-17-21, 08:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 894
Posted By stevel610

Thanks. I will check these out. My MUSA's while...

Thanks. I will check these out. My MUSA's while holding up well are 10 years old.
Forum: Foo
04-16-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 231
Posted By stevel610

I like the idea of making extra principle...

I like the idea of making extra principle payments on your current mortgage.
04-16-21, 07:12 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,626
Posted By stevel610

I think its time to drop the training wheels :) ...

I think its time to drop the training wheels :)

That said, yes I care about color.
04-16-21, 05:36 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 762
Posted By stevel610

Thanks. I'll keep an eye out for it.

Thanks. I'll keep an eye out for it.
04-15-21, 09:24 PM
Replies: 4,911
Views: 675,724
Posted By stevel610

The markings on the turtle shell look just like...

The markings on the turtle shell look just like people.
04-15-21, 09:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 790
Posted By stevel610

Stunning Fall photo & classy setup!

Stunning Fall photo & classy setup!
04-15-21, 09:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 762
Posted By stevel610

Looks like a great starter bike. I like their...

Looks like a great starter bike. I like their youtube series "Riding fixed, up mountains, with pros". Shows you can do a lot more with fixed gears than most people think. Give us a ride report when...
04-15-21, 08:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 299
Posted By stevel610

Thanks. Yeah, needs to be wiped down a bit....

Thanks. Yeah, needs to be wiped down a bit. Ultimately the frame sold me being is as good condition as it is.
04-15-21, 08:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 299
Posted By stevel610

Craigslist.

Craigslist.
Forum: Commuting
04-15-21, 04:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 268
Posted By stevel610

Yup, 32's.

Yup, 32's.
04-15-21, 02:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 428
Posted By stevel610

Apparently the frame can snap. If it were mine,...

Apparently the frame can snap. If it were mine, after removing parts to sell, I would get this...
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By stevel610

It depends on your local area and the condition...

It depends on your local area and the condition of the bike. Posting pictures will help people help you.

Louisville R800 $499...
04-15-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 790
Posted By stevel610

A couple of reasons. First the bike already has...

A couple of reasons. First the bike already has them and I like the aesthetic. Second is I am experienced with downtube and barcons so familiarity with the system. (Actually just got my first bike...
04-15-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 790
Posted By stevel610

1. Barcons 2. Downtube 3. Brifters 4. Hybrid

1. Barcons
2. Downtube
3. Brifters
4. Hybrid
04-15-21, 09:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 379
Posted By stevel610

Which one is more comfortable for you to ride?...

Which one is more comfortable for you to ride? That one's the right size.
04-15-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 299
Posted By stevel610

New (to me) bike day! CAAD9

Just picked up this 2010 CAAD9 ($475). My first aluminum road bike. Tiagra group, WH-500 wheels. Have GP5000's on the way. Very clean except the chain. It was ridden very little....
Forum: Introductions
04-14-21, 05:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 143
Posted By stevel610

Welcome!

Welcome!
04-14-21, 09:30 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 762
Posted By stevel610

Converted my first to fixed at 45 years old. Like...

Converted my first to fixed at 45 years old. Like you I am losing weight. Started at 260, now 235.

Like you just ordered a new fg/ss. WABI Classic should be here Friday! New Bike Day!!!

I...
Replies: 21
Views: 716
Posted By stevel610

Wow. A veritable users guide of flipping...

Wow. A veritable users guide of flipping Schwinns. Thanks!
04-12-21, 08:51 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 894
Posted By stevel610

I bought a pair of these when they were MUSA...

I bought a pair of these when they were MUSA pants. I still have them 10 years later.

https://www.rivbike.com/products/musa-pants
04-08-21, 11:50 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,065
Posted By stevel610

Yup. It's what car dealers do. "$19.95 oil...

Yup. It's what car dealers do. "$19.95 oil change" and the service tech comes up with $1800 ofsuggested maintenance or repair items.

That said, in todays C19 environment I can understand why Trek...
04-08-21, 09:48 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,184
Posted By stevel610

I am a fan of wider tires- don't ride less than...

I am a fan of wider tires- don't ride less than 32's. As has been stated I find higher quality rides nicer. Though I think width and the higher weight do affect efficiency.

If you sign up for...
04-08-21, 09:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 335
Posted By stevel610

I like older bikes, but for your purpose I would...

I like older bikes, but for your purpose I would take the Scott if it fits you.
Forum: Foo
04-08-21, 08:24 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 934
Posted By stevel610

This week 1 year ago I was locked in a covid...

This week 1 year ago I was locked in a covid laden nursing facility with my co-workers trying to prevent infection from spreading. Looking shaggy from no barbers open. Missing seeing my wife.

This...
04-08-21, 06:40 AM
Replies: 24,390
Views: 2,900,250
Posted By stevel610

Here is a photo I have currently. I can take...

Here is a photo I have currently. I can take another of the underside to see if there are any markings....
04-08-21, 06:29 AM
Replies: 24,390
Views: 2,900,250
Posted By stevel610

I will remove it and see.

I will remove it and see.
04-07-21, 06:52 PM
Replies: 24,390
Views: 2,900,250
Posted By stevel610

Thanks for the response. As mentioned,...

Thanks for the response. As mentioned, unfortunately no date on the hub.
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04-07-21, 06:06 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 24,485
Posted By stevel610

Sold this one today. ...

Sold this one today.
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04-07-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 24,390
Views: 2,900,250
Posted By stevel610

Humber Age new Info

A few months ago I asked about the age of a HUMBER with no date code on the Sturmey Archer 3 speed. I found a code on the top of the seat post.
89438 with the letters AK underneath.

Any help on...
Replies: 21
Views: 716
Posted By stevel610

I pointed him to this thread. He dropped the...

I pointed him to this thread. He dropped the price to $550🤣. https://philadelphia.craigslist.org/bik/d/wayne-vintage-schwinn-continental-mens/7298866274.html

...
04-06-21, 09:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 978
Posted By stevel610

My first fixed gear was a Schwinn Traveler I...

My first fixed gear was a Schwinn Traveler I bought a fixed rear wheel for. Sold it last year after 6 years.

I am currently waiting on WABI to build me a Thunder. Ordered early March, should be...
04-06-21, 05:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 504
Posted By stevel610

Great job getting back on the bike! See a doctor...

Great job getting back on the bike! See a doctor or PT if needed.

NSAID cream has helped me with the discomfort. Using low (easy to pedal) gears and proper seat height should reduce the soreness...
04-05-21, 08:43 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,882
Posted By stevel610

1. Dark green with chrome socks as a bonus. ...

1. Dark green with chrome socks as a bonus.

2. Tonka yellow.
Forum: Commuting
04-05-21, 08:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 513
Posted By stevel610

Find a Craigslist bike and enjoy the commute.

Find a Craigslist bike and enjoy the commute.
04-05-21, 08:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 297
Posted By stevel610

6 speed freewheel. I was 3rd owner though it had...

6 speed freewheel. I was 3rd owner though it had the original wheelset iirc. This is the bike. Not the original wheelset....
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By stevel610

Depends if you are flipping or keeping to ride. ...

Depends if you are flipping or keeping to ride.

Parts (depending which of the below is needed)
Tubes $20
Tires $60-80
New Rim Tape $12
Brake Pads $15-25
New shifter/brake cables if needed...
04-05-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,094
Posted By stevel610

Sorry you are having so much difficulty. I've had...

Sorry you are having so much difficulty. I've had 4 sets of Gatorskins without punctures. Also a similar experience as yours with liners. A couple of thoughts other than what you mentioned already.
...
04-05-21, 05:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 297
Posted By stevel610

I had a 85 Raleigh that had 130 spacing.

I had a 85 Raleigh that had 130 spacing.
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