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04-11-21, 02:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,582
Posted By Wanderer

How big are you, and what part of Michigan are...

How big are you, and what part of Michigan are you in? I know of a couple bikes in the Chicago area which might fit the bill.
04-10-21, 03:34 PM
04-06-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 606
Posted By Wanderer

It all depends on the width of the rim!

It all depends on the width of the rim!
04-04-21, 09:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 769
Posted By Wanderer

If the bike is comfortable, it should be fine.

If the bike is comfortable, it should be fine.
04-04-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,148
Posted By Wanderer

Tell her to send it back to Amazon for a refund!

Tell her to send it back to Amazon for a refund!
03-08-21, 06:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,031
Posted By Wanderer

Planet Bike Cascadias, on my Sirrus, and my...

Planet Bike Cascadias, on my Sirrus, and my Crosstrail. Love 'em.
02-20-21, 07:56 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,304
Posted By Wanderer

Yes, I have a Brooks B-17, and love it. Have had...

Yes, I have a Brooks B-17, and love it. Have had it for many years.

I also have a Selle AnAtomica, and love it even more, on my other bike. I have had it for a long time, too!
02-20-21, 07:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,133
Posted By Wanderer

Just maybe, it was set up for someone who had an...

Just maybe, it was set up for someone who had an extremely short body or arms?
02-17-21, 07:50 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,802
Posted By Wanderer

My son gave me a Snow Joe shovel a couple weeks...

My son gave me a Snow Joe shovel a couple weeks ago - it is an amazing shovel for $20. I will never be without one now!
02-12-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,639
Posted By Wanderer

Very, very, NICE!

Very, very, NICE!
01-18-21, 12:58 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,637
Posted By Wanderer

Federal Motor Vehicle Code makes it legal in all...

Federal Motor Vehicle Code makes it legal in all fifty states, for motorcycles to have modulating headlights.
01-13-21, 03:03 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,201
Posted By Wanderer

I use Marine Grease, because it is such a pain to...

I use Marine Grease, because it is such a pain to get off of stuff..... It really stays where you put it.
01-12-21, 02:03 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,802
Posted By Wanderer

That's where I learned to shovel, 60 years back! ...

That's where I learned to shovel, 60 years back! In the corn crib, and the hog house! lol
01-11-21, 05:46 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,802
Posted By Wanderer

I'll be 75 next month, and shovel snow whenever...

I'll be 75 next month, and shovel snow whenever it falls..... Do many of my older neighbors, as well. Six, in all!

I'm afraid to figure out how many square feet I shovel, as my wife would kill me!
01-11-21, 09:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,607
Posted By Wanderer

Way back when I was in the market for new bikes,...

Way back when I was in the market for new bikes, I rode many! The Trek and Specialized felt so much different.... I ended up with a Specialized Crosstrail, and a Specialized Sirrus Comp...

Trek...
01-09-21, 04:23 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,245
Posted By Wanderer

Use the white juice from the common dandelion!

Use the white juice from the common dandelion!
01-01-21, 03:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,527
Posted By Wanderer

I don't know if I should envy you, or send...

I don't know if I should envy you, or send condolences! LOL
12-26-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,692
Posted By Wanderer

Any decent machine shop should be capable of...

Any decent machine shop should be capable of making an adapter to do exactly this!i
12-26-20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,692
Posted By Wanderer

Any decent machine shop should be capable of...

Any decent machine shop should be capable of making an adapter to do exactly this!i
12-26-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,315
Posted By Wanderer

Lighter fluuid or straight naptha, is what the...

Lighter fluuid or straight naptha, is what the undercoaters use, and it works.
12-20-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,660
Posted By Wanderer

I would be happy if they would just fix the...

I would be happy if they would just fix the damned potholes, in the regular road! And, make an effort to make them smooth and level.
12-20-20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,618
Posted By Wanderer

OK, I went out in the garage and checked a few....

OK, I went out in the garage and checked a few. One pair of Schwalbe Marathon Supremes is labelled both 42-622 AND 700C-40, and another set is labelled 37-622 AND 700C-35. An older pair of...
12-20-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,618
Posted By Wanderer

I'll also add, that I do not know why they do...

I'll also add, that I do not know why they do that, but they do. Possibly due to the many different rim widths available, making them almost any size you want them to be.

Some tires even carry...
12-20-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 18,609
Posted By Wanderer

Well, what is the verdict?

Well, what is the verdict?
12-20-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 15,417
Posted By Wanderer

Fuji really does make nice bikes, at a more...

Fuji really does make nice bikes, at a more reasonable price than some!
12-20-20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,556
Posted By Wanderer

Which one trips your trigger? That is the one to...

Which one trips your trigger? That is the one to buy!
12-20-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,324
Posted By Wanderer

Ride a bike, save your knees for when you get old!

Ride a bike, save your knees for when you get old!
12-20-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,618
Posted By Wanderer

47-622 is commonly referred to as a 45mm wide...

47-622 is commonly referred to as a 45mm wide tire.
12-20-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,020
Posted By Wanderer

If you want one, fine! Go ahead and get one! They...

If you want one, fine! Go ahead and get one! They work absolutely fine... Never had mine slip - ever! And nobody has ever messed with it. It's really handy for when you want to change the height of...
12-13-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,050
Posted By Wanderer

Easy Off Oven Cleaner works wonders on added on...

Easy Off Oven Cleaner works wonders on added on paint! Experiment with it on an unobtrusive part first.
12-09-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,527
Posted By Wanderer

Ridin In Winter

What a beautiful December day to go for a bike ride in the Midwest. Near Chicago

51 degrees, full sun, no wind !

30 glorious miles - IN DECEMBER!
12-09-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 884
Posted By Wanderer

I would send a pic to Brooks! Mine never did...

I would send a pic to Brooks! Mine never did that!
12-08-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 18,609
Posted By Wanderer

I have been running Marathon Supremes for several...

I have been running Marathon Supremes for several years now, and really like them.

However, I am giving serious consideration to Continental Speedrides on my Crosstrail next spring.. I like the...
12-08-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,239
Posted By Wanderer

Isn't that weight per wheel?

Isn't that weight per wheel?
12-06-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 34,525
Posted By Wanderer

If I can average 15 MPH over my 30 mile loop, I...

If I can average 15 MPH over my 30 mile loop, I am as happy as a clam in cool salt water!

Easier on the Sirrus, than the Crosstrail.
12-04-20, 12:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 786
Posted By Wanderer

You WILL have to mount them farther away from the...

You WILL have to mount them farther away from the tire, to get your clearance.
12-03-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,112
Posted By Wanderer

I don't mind cold; and yes, I do get slowed down...

I don't mind cold; and yes, I do get slowed down by it!

But I don't do ice or snow, since my visit to the ER for stitches in my face!
12-03-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,540
Posted By Wanderer

I have never seen a bicycle tire I could not...

I have never seen a bicycle tire I could not dismount, or mount, with my hands/fingers. And in the last 65 years, I have mounted, fixed, many. In just about every conceivable size.
12-02-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,615
Posted By Wanderer

I do not agree! Do not explain counter steering,...

I do not agree! Do not explain counter steering, as it just complicates matters. You want easy, first.

They will figure it out quickly, without even noticing that they are doing it!
11-30-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 782
Posted By Wanderer

For someone just starting out, this is an...

For someone just starting out, this is an inexpensive way to get the basics, and find out if you want to pursue more.... Nashbar or Performance bike, and probably others.

...
11-30-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,055
Posted By Wanderer

Incredibell, or any of the knockoffs. They are...

Incredibell, or any of the knockoffs. They are cheap, small, easy to mount, and they work!
11-28-20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,175
Posted By Wanderer

Frequently used by someone with one hand!

Frequently used by someone with one hand!
11-25-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,497
Posted By Wanderer

woolen sweater, and wind shirt.

woolen sweater, and wind shirt.
11-23-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 593
Views: 268,274
Posted By Wanderer

Nice Bike!

Nice Bike!
11-22-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,645
Posted By Wanderer

Over lots of years, I have had problems with two...

Over lots of years, I have had problems with two square taper cranks. If I had an opportunity to get away from them, I would take it. You don't know you have a problem, until it's too late.

MHO -...
11-21-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 777
Posted By Wanderer

I think I would write that off as a lost cause....

I think I would write that off as a lost cause. That's a pretty heavy spring, even under optimum conditions.
11-16-20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,369
Posted By Wanderer

Can't you take a Trek back while new, and...

Can't you take a Trek back while new, and exchange it? Sounds like you should have bought the Verve.
11-16-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,537
Posted By Wanderer

Backi n the early 1950s, it was really cool to...

Backi n the early 1950s, it was really cool to have a real license plate on your two wheeler!
11-14-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,792
Posted By Wanderer

I have done quite a bit of wrenching on bikes...

I have done quite a bit of wrenching on bikes this year, because of the back up at the LBS. I even do their kids minor stuff for free when they come to pick their stuff up.

My son has been...
11-13-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,077
Posted By Wanderer

The way I read it, that tire has a one year...

The way I read it, that tire has a one year warrantee! Couldn't hurt to contact the dealer, to see if it quaifies!
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