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02-25-21, 06:29 AM
Replies: 122
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Posted By WheelsDoHeal

I’m past that !

From my adolescence, always thought that I would ride to the Big clouds in the sky before 68 yo, (69 if really fortunate), but I’m now in my early 70s, and still kicking (and riding, rowing,...
Forum: Touring
02-23-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,620
Posted By veganbikes

The two torque wrenches I own currently are the...

The two torque wrenches I own currently are the Park Tool ATD 2.1 (now in the 2.2 which is better) and the Effetto Mariposa Guistaforza 2-16 Pro Anniversary set. The Guistaforza is perfect for...
02-20-21, 07:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,302
Posted By 50PlusCycling

You can use WD-40, it will unstick the chain and...

You can use WD-40, it will unstick the chain and get things moving. However, the rust and debris will remain, and cause wear to the chain.

To keep your bike working efficiently, and to increase...
02-15-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,073
Posted By mirfi

Uncle G, I had a thai bike for a while, a "Hare",...

Uncle G, I had a thai bike for a while, a "Hare", had a seat on the back with foot pegs. Geometry was too small.

Below is my current "Shopper", low gear is about 25 gear inches so I get a little...
02-11-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,073
Posted By chaadster

Those are a nightmare! Old standard bits are...

Those are a nightmare! Old standard bits are hard to find and service, and almost everything is steel, rusts, and is insanely heavy. They’re the kind of bikes you buy for your summer house, only...
02-06-21, 03:08 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,425
Posted By Bill Kapaun

I purchased most of my common wrenches/sockets...

I purchased most of my common wrenches/sockets 50+ years ago.
02-03-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,405
Posted By Toespeas

impossible to answer , mostly , pro riders size...

impossible to answer , mostly , pro riders size down and train to take the pain , your body measurements would be the best way to tell , can you test fit the bike at the shop or the seller , if you...
09-23-20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 16,360
Posted By aplcr0331

You didn't know steel bikes are faster downhill?...

You didn't know steel bikes are faster downhill? I knew this already. That's why I have my wife (at the top of climbs) handing me bottles filled with lead and mercury that way my vastly inferior...
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