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10-15-19, 04:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 155
Posted By delbiker1

I live 6 miles west of Bethany Beach. Rte.404...

I live 6 miles west of Bethany Beach. Rte.404 does not have many cyclists because of the amount of traffic and it is moving very fast. It does have signs posted for bicycles but it is not a dedicated...
10-13-19, 07:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 147
Posted By delbiker1

My morning beach tour

Rode my Poprad this morning and I took some pictures along the way. First picture with the Brooks B17 on it. I got in 37 miles today and the saddle was really good! I think I finally got it...
10-13-19, 12:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 387
Posted By delbiker1

Are the cushions on the clamp deteriorated,...

Are the cushions on the clamp deteriorated, especially the top one? If that is where it was clamped, it looks like that is cause of a scrape.
Forum: Commuting
10-07-19, 10:53 AM
Replies: 15,291
Views: 11,040,265
Posted By delbiker1

Super Sport DBX

My commuter, errands, bad weather, all around use bike. Schwinn SS DBX, 2006, it is a well thought out and executed build for a multi-use bike. Mech disc brakes, can be switched to cantilever, rack...
10-04-19, 07:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 843
Posted By delbiker1

Very nice, ride and keep it well.

Very nice, ride and keep it well.
10-04-19, 06:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 679
Posted By delbiker1

I only have road type bikes, so I usually just...

I only have road type bikes, so I usually just have pick a direction. A couple of my bikes can be used for easy trail riding, but we do not have much in trails here on Delmarva. There is a state park...
10-03-19, 03:34 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,831
Posted By delbiker1

Because there is nothing else that gives me the...

Because there is nothing else that gives me the same sense of child-like joy and freedom. When I am on a bicycle is when I feel most comfortable with myself, when I most have the feeling I am doing...
09-27-19, 07:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,316
Posted By delbiker1

I really dislike riding indoors. I do it...

I really dislike riding indoors. I do it sometimes in the winter type months. However, 2017,18 I did it quite a bit. I was doing intervals 3 days a week, and longer 90 rpm type rides a couple of days...
09-24-19, 05:50 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,398
Posted By delbiker1

Most important, My sanity. When I lose it I get...

Most important, My sanity. When I lose it I get on a bike and I magically find it.
09-23-19, 06:00 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,407
Posted By delbiker1

Patches of skin, blood and half of a tooth.

Patches of skin, blood and half of a tooth.
09-22-19, 04:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 214
Posted By delbiker1

2 wheels richer

I pulled the trigger on the 2003 Lemond Poprad today. I have looked at and asked opinions on quite a few bikes, this one covered the things I was looking for. It is a tad tall, but I do well and am...
09-22-19, 01:36 PM
Replies: 24,658
Views: 2,331,529
Posted By delbiker1

I actually rode 2 bikes today. Rode my Airborne...

I actually rode 2 bikes today. Rode my Airborne Zeppelin a quick 15 miles this morning. Then I jumped in my car and drove 2 hours to check out the second bike I rode, 2003 Lemond Poprad. It is a bit...
09-15-19, 04:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 774
Posted By delbiker1

Kool stop salmon, orange, brake pads. I started...

Kool stop salmon, orange, brake pads. I started using them last year and will not go back to regular, black, Shimano or other brand name pads. They brake very well, noiselessly.
09-14-19, 06:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 722
Posted By delbiker1

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Illusion Rootbeer powder coated
I have an Ochsner, steel frame, that...
09-13-19, 04:55 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 23,267
Posted By delbiker1

I wish I had known about this Hollandale get...

I wish I had known about this Hollandale get together. I would love to do it. I live in south-coastal Delaware, but my hometown is Loves Park,Illinois. Only a couple of hours away. Spent quite a bit...
09-12-19, 03:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,238
Posted By delbiker1

I am curious as to what crankset you are using to...

I am curious as to what crankset you are using to get to a 46/30 set up.
09-12-19, 08:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,015
Posted By delbiker1

I have a steel frame that had a dent in the front...

I have a steel frame that had a dent in the front of the head tube, about a nickle size and maybe 1/4 inch deep. When I rebuilt the bike I took it down to bare metal and sanded it out to 1800 grit...
09-09-19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 966
Posted By delbiker1

For me, learning bike mechanics has been a...

For me, learning bike mechanics has been a definite positive in my enjoyment of bicycling. I much appreciate not having to go the LBS route for most things. There are 2 really good bike shops within...
09-08-19, 05:30 PM
Replies: 2,964
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Views: 390,838
Posted By delbiker1

Far out Man! Lotta Freaks!

Far out Man! Lotta Freaks!
08-29-19, 06:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,019
Posted By delbiker1

4 bikes, 100 miles

I did not plan to do this. My plan was to get up early and spend a large part of the day on a bicycle. I got up early but allowed myself to fiddle with some things around the house. Finally kick...
08-28-19, 06:25 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,604
Posted By delbiker1

If someone wants to dismount and walk their bike...

If someone wants to dismount and walk their bike across the road in a crosswalk, why does someone else have to tell them they should be riding because they are on a bike? The OP says nothing about...
08-28-19, 03:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 749
Posted By delbiker1

There are a lot factors that go into the equation...

There are a lot factors that go into the equation for buying used. In the end, a used bicycle is only worth what someone is willing to pay.
08-27-19, 03:20 AM
08-26-19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 307
Posted By delbiker1

First flat 2019

I have somewhere around 3500 miles on my bikes this year. This morning I had the first flat of 2019. It was the rear tire and the cause was running over broken glass. I was crossing the Indian River...
08-24-19, 04:38 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,541
Posted By delbiker1

If you mentally really believe that the new bike...

If you mentally really believe that the new bike is going to be faster, you probably will be faster.
08-21-19, 05:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,258
Posted By delbiker1

You mention you had a bike fitting. You also...

You mention you had a bike fitting. You also state that you have not made any changes before the sores started. Were there any changes made in your position on the bike or with the setup of the bike...
08-16-19, 01:43 PM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 157,449
Posted By delbiker1

Squeaks in the...

Squeaks in the box.https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/20190708_180201_115319d49eb3ba4467eeca75ac067e1139b20d4a.jpg
08-09-19, 04:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 871
Posted By delbiker1

I apologize to Fast Eddie, my previous reply was...

I apologize to Fast Eddie, my previous reply was not helpful an unnecessary. Before I post, I have to remind myself of the fact that I pose questions that other people probably do not take seriously.
08-08-19, 08:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,157
Posted By delbiker1

Payoff

After self analyzing my fit/position on the bike and the pedal stroke, I have made changes that have paid off for me. I have gone back to a lower setting on my handlebars, raised/lowered the seat...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-19, 05:09 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 17,602
Posted By delbiker1

Egomaniac with an inferiority complex.

Egomaniac with an inferiority complex.
07-25-19, 07:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,142
Posted By delbiker1

I quote Freddie Mercury: " I want to ride my...

I quote Freddie Mercury: " I want to ride my bicycle, I want to ride my bike. I want to ride my bicycle, I want to ride it where I like." "Fat bottom girls you make the rocking world go around. Get...
07-23-19, 02:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,140
Posted By delbiker1

My most comfortable bike is not compatible with...

My most comfortable bike is not compatible with tires larger than 25 mm. It is impossible for anyone to tell someone else what the most comfortable bike is for any size tires. One can only tell you...
07-23-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,228
Posted By delbiker1

I also always have a spare tube and a patch kit...

I also always have a spare tube and a patch kit with me. I also have glueless patches with me. My previous post is just to state that not all people think the same way, and how one person does...
07-22-19, 04:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,228
Posted By delbiker1

What works, or makes sense, to one person does...

What works, or makes sense, to one person does not correlate to another. Do it the way that works for you and let another do it the way that works for them. Why even "bother" patching a tube on the...
07-21-19, 04:49 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,302
Posted By delbiker1

I love those bikes. I was trying to get one from...

I love those bikes. I was trying to get one from a seller 6 hours drive away. I guess he did not believe I would make the trip for it. He just ended the communication mid talk. Maybe someone local...
07-21-19, 01:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,086
Posted By delbiker1

I am a drinker of a lot of water, not just when...

I am a drinker of a lot of water, not just when riding. I rarely go anywhere without a glass or bottle of water with me. When it is hot I drink a 32 oz. bottle in about an hour. I used to drink...
07-20-19, 04:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 370
Posted By delbiker1

I have had no issues with the ones I used. I have...

I have had no issues with the ones I used. I have a couple back up 8 speed that were purchased on sale for around 8 dollars per. The quick links were cheap also. My memory tells me less than $3 each,...
07-20-19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 24,658
Views: 2,331,529
Posted By delbiker1

I was going to give it a break today, but, I woke...

I was going to give it a break today, but, I woke up at 3:00am after tossing and turning for most of 4 hours. I drank some coffee had some breakfast, took my old dog out for a short walk and got on...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-19, 03:50 PM
Replies: 2,660
Views: 650,684
Posted By delbiker1

Wheels on sale

Bikes Direct:...
07-19-19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 706
Posted By delbiker1

I think I have to resist temptation nearly...

I think I have to resist temptation nearly everyday. Most days not a bike/frame but components, accessories, clothes etc. that I see on sale, or not, at different websites, want ads, bike shops and...
07-18-19, 07:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,253
Posted By delbiker1

I can sure relate to your post about being the...

I can sure relate to your post about being the cleanest it will ever be. When I finished re-building my Ochsner that very thought went through my mind. But that is OK, I did it to ride it!
07-18-19, 07:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,253
Posted By delbiker1

I also like a really quiet bike. The Mav open pro...

I also like a really quiet bike. The Mav open pro rims with the Ultegra hubs are as silent as wheels can be. My steel Ochsner with Open Pros is the quietest bike I have ever been on. Cleaning the...
07-17-19, 06:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,253
Posted By delbiker1

Cleaned and shined! Show some

I got my miles in this morning before the sun and temp got too high. Just a casual 26 miles. This afternoon I decided to do some maintenance work on my Airborne Zeppelin titanium. I switched the...
07-13-19, 08:47 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,096
Posted By delbiker1

I started to using DT shifters this year on a...

I started to using DT shifters this year on a early 90's steel bike that I rebuilt. The shifters, derailleurs, the crank and the brakes are the original 105 indexed, 6 speed. I have thought about...
07-09-19, 06:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 545
Posted By delbiker1

Decals

www.velocals.com. I just looked at their web-site and they do have Raleigh decals. They have a lot of different ones, so I do not know it they have what you are looking for, but probably. I purchased...
07-01-19, 01:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,129
Posted By delbiker1

I don't know how I could have left out the empty...

I don't know how I could have left out the empty my bladder. It has become a huge deal for me, enlarged prostrate. It is a very short time after getting the feeling to urinate that it turns into "I...
07-01-19, 01:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,129
Posted By delbiker1

Nothing set. I take a break when: I am hungry, I...

Nothing set. I take a break when: I am hungry, I want to take a picture, want to look at something, I just feel like it.
06-30-19, 06:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,195
Posted By delbiker1

Is there a point to this question?

Is there a point to this question?
06-30-19, 07:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,723
Posted By delbiker1

Nice touring bike. Make sure it is a good fit....

Nice touring bike. Make sure it is a good fit. That is most important. I think $300 is not out of line, but, I would look it over really good and negotiate using whatever is wrong or needs replaced.
06-30-19, 07:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,331
Posted By delbiker1

Ditto on that sentiment.

Ditto on that sentiment.
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