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08-31-08, 09:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,681
Posted By ad6mj

+1000 Unless you don't plan on going far, or...

+1000
Unless you don't plan on going far, or like walking long distances or have a team car following, you need to be able to fix a flat.
08-29-08, 04:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 628
Posted By ad6mj

Well, that could be taken a couple ways!;)

Well, that could be taken a couple ways!;)
08-28-08, 08:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,611
Posted By ad6mj

ball cap bill front except when shooting a rifle,...

ball cap bill front except when shooting a rifle, hardhat at work or sombrero
Blackberry need it for work, no bluetooth
jeans in the winter, too hot in the summer
leather boots (manly footwear),...
07-30-08, 07:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,002
Posted By ad6mj

So, in other words, they're lawless idiots with...

So, in other words, they're lawless idiots with no aim other than inconveniencing motorists for fun....
07-29-08, 06:09 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,672
Posted By ad6mj

Welcome DD. I thought a double deuce was what you...

Welcome DD. I thought a double deuce was what you drank when you weren't quite up for a forty!
07-29-08, 05:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 798
Posted By ad6mj

+1 XC and CX are not the same.

+1 XC and CX are not the same.
07-29-08, 05:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,002
Posted By ad6mj

Not a group I'd care to be associated with.

Not a group I'd care to be associated with.
07-29-08, 05:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 764
Posted By ad6mj

I use the Walgreens zinc oxide stuff for the...

I use the Walgreens zinc oxide stuff for the face. It got a real good review for effectiveness. It looks bad like cold cream at first, but once you rub it in it disappears and you don't notice any...
07-28-08, 10:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 751
Posted By ad6mj

A month or so ago, I got an email newsletter from...

A month or so ago, I got an email newsletter from Koobi with an article about saddle lifespan. It said the projected lifespan was about 400 hours. That could explain why I was happy with mine at...
07-27-08, 09:42 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 5,533
Posted By ad6mj

They're pretty much the same as a road bike with...

They're pretty much the same as a road bike with a flat bar. It that's what you're looking for it's the way to go. A used rigid mtb (I prefer steel) with smooth tires can be a lot of fun and it's a...
07-25-08, 02:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 804
Posted By ad6mj

I've had great luck with these, usually get about...

I've had great luck with these, usually get about 2,000 miles of use before replacing them.
...
07-23-08, 09:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 992
Posted By ad6mj

Great job keeping riding. That's the attitude...

Great job keeping riding. That's the attitude that will kick the C in the ***.
07-20-08, 10:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By ad6mj

+1 I would keep the Tiagra until it wears...

+1

I would keep the Tiagra until it wears out.
07-18-08, 09:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 420
Posted By ad6mj

Guess that depends on where you live and how far...

Guess that depends on where you live and how far you're willing to ride to the trails.

I started on road and then got into mountain so I could ride trails with my grandson. I ride mountains a lot...
07-18-08, 09:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 871
Posted By ad6mj

Congrats on the good report card!

Congrats on the good report card!
07-18-08, 08:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,476
Posted By ad6mj

Had fried rattlesnake at a roundup once. It was...

Had fried rattlesnake at a roundup once. It was fresh from the wild but I didn't catch it. Tasted kinda like gator.
07-18-08, 05:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,476
Posted By ad6mj

Well thanks for the handling tips, but I ain't...

Well thanks for the handling tips, but I ain't about to grab a rattlesnake! I've handled snakes I was sure were non-poisonous, but I'm keeping some distance from the poisonous ones. The one this...
07-18-08, 05:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,476
Posted By ad6mj

Snake Delay

What's the longest you've been held up by a poisonous snake on the trail? Usually when I come across a rattler they slither off after only a minute or two and I'm on my way. This morning while I was...
07-13-08, 09:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,251
Posted By ad6mj

Not sure what size youwear but here's the PRO for...

Not sure what size youwear but here's the PRO for 89.95 plus 7.65 shipping.
...
07-13-08, 07:51 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,521
Posted By ad6mj

They're both for people that just want to pee.

They're both for people that just want to pee.
07-12-08, 10:05 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,655
Posted By ad6mj

While I understand the importance of the test,...

While I understand the importance of the test, having something go five or six feet up there, is something!
07-12-08, 09:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 492
Posted By ad6mj

Batman's going to be pissed when he finds out you...

Batman's going to be pissed when he finds out you have his bike!
07-12-08, 07:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 599
Posted By ad6mj

Either that, or at least give the guy a boost...

Either that, or at least give the guy a boost over the fence so he could get his bike back.
07-12-08, 04:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 349
Posted By ad6mj

Pledge makes a quick job of waxing.

Pledge makes a quick job of waxing.
07-12-08, 04:28 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,521
Posted By ad6mj

I've got a nice big mug I got one year for...

I've got a nice big mug I got one year for father's day. Think soup bowl with a handle. I don't drink it in the evening though unless I have desert, which is no very often. After the morning coffee,...
07-12-08, 04:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 441
Posted By ad6mj

Lawyer Tabs, agreed no longer quick.

Lawyer Tabs, agreed no longer quick.
07-12-08, 01:14 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,521
Posted By ad6mj

Coffee is good stuff. I drink about 4 cups a day,...

Coffee is good stuff. I drink about 4 cups a day, black.
07-12-08, 12:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,628
Posted By ad6mj

I'm sure denture tablets work good, but if you...

I'm sure denture tablets work good, but if you don't have a denture user in the house, bleach works great.
07-12-08, 12:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,251
Posted By ad6mj

I can't speak for the bibs but for the shorts, I...

I can't speak for the bibs but for the shorts, I really haven't noticed a lot of difference in chamois between the models. The fit and quality of the shorts is another thing. The Quest shorts are too...
07-12-08, 12:00 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,655
Posted By ad6mj

Kerlenbach, if you got it at 47 and Snow died at...

Kerlenbach, if you got it at 47 and Snow died at 53 after fighting it for several years, is 50 really soon enough?
07-12-08, 10:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 603
Posted By ad6mj

Mineral spirits work well, and dries quickly...

Mineral spirits work well, and dries quickly without residue.
07-12-08, 09:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,105
Posted By ad6mj

+1 With the budget you set, used it the way...

+1

With the budget you set, used it the way to go. As others have said anything new under $200, is going to be junk. A good used rigid MTB could be had with money left over any necessary...
07-12-08, 02:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,008
Posted By ad6mj

It's a lot harder to damage a Schraeder valve.

It's a lot harder to damage a Schraeder valve.
07-11-08, 08:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,820
Posted By ad6mj

Your dad needs to be part of the picking, but for...

Your dad needs to be part of the picking, but for what you describe, I think something along the lines of a used rigid MTB would be a good place to start. Low investment, gets him started and see...
07-11-08, 08:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 804
Posted By ad6mj

Well I'm 12 stone 7, so that let's me out.

Well I'm 12 stone 7, so that let's me out.
07-11-08, 06:13 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,721
Posted By ad6mj

And regardless of the manufacturer or who...

And regardless of the manufacturer or who assembled the bike, eventually, it will become unsafe. Getting on any bike without a quick pre-ride safety check is inviting trouble. Bicycles are not toys,...
07-11-08, 04:18 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,721
Posted By ad6mj

I must be weird; I do a quick safety check...

I must be weird; I do a quick safety check (brakes work, handle bars/stem secure, QR's tight, tires properly inflated) before every ride on every bicycle regardless of where it was bought. Walmart...
07-11-08, 01:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 460
Posted By ad6mj

Wow, hadn't thought of that, fortunately, my wife...

Wow, hadn't thought of that, fortunately, my wife didn't either:eek:
07-11-08, 11:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 997
Posted By ad6mj

Nice looking jersey. Are the long sleeve the same...

Nice looking jersey. Are the long sleeve the same material as the short? Hopefully Curtis will do another run next year when I'll be official.
07-11-08, 11:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 460
Posted By ad6mj

I got my first senior discount when I was 47. The...

I got my first senior discount when I was 47. The cashier at a local restaurant just started ringing me up at the senior rate. Then one day she came to my table and gave me a senior card. At first I...
07-11-08, 11:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 691
Posted By ad6mj

+1 At least replace the back one. I would...

+1
At least replace the back one. I would consider that tire bad luck
07-09-08, 11:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 332
Posted By ad6mj

Yes, it will work. I personally prefer inflators...

Yes, it will work. I personally prefer inflators that will take a 12g unthreaded cartridges, because they are so inexpensive.
07-09-08, 04:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 775
Posted By ad6mj

Yeah, I just recently went N-1. After getting a...

Yeah, I just recently went N-1. After getting a new MTB, I put some smooth 2" tires on my old rigid Hard Rock. It was a lot of fun riding around the neighborhood when I didn't want to get all geared...
07-09-08, 04:18 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,219
Posted By ad6mj

A turtle "darted" out in front of you and pissed...

A turtle "darted" out in front of you and pissed on you?
07-09-08, 01:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 580
Posted By ad6mj

If I'm reading it correctly the cheap Walgreens...

If I'm reading it correctly the cheap Walgreens stuff I use on my face, neck and ears is pretty good.
07-06-08, 09:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 562
Posted By ad6mj

It's coming off the small chainring when you...

It's coming off the small chainring when you shift the FD? If so sounds like the limit screw just needs adjusting.
07-05-08, 10:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 562
Posted By ad6mj

See if your teammate can take a look at it and...

See if your teammate can take a look at it and teach you how to fix it before you go out.
07-05-08, 10:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 973
Posted By ad6mj

Pardon my ignorance, but isn't warfarin rat...

Pardon my ignorance, but isn't warfarin rat poison?
07-05-08, 09:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,859
Posted By ad6mj

Must work better for you ladies. I wouldn't...

Must work better for you ladies. I wouldn't consider putting electronics in my jersey pocket for all the damage the sweat would do.
07-05-08, 07:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 583
Posted By ad6mj

The 38-43 will be fine.

The 38-43 will be fine.
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