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01-18-13, 07:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 564
Posted By homebody146

Thanks all for the kind words.....all went...

Thanks all for the kind words.....all went apparently well....did the test with the medicine (lexiscan I think) and not the treadmill....nuclear stuff too.....when they injected the Lexiscan, doctor...
01-17-13, 10:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 564
Posted By homebody146

Guess I just want encouragement too!

Moved to a new place middle of 2011....basically had more time to do what i wanted but didn't. Didn't bring the bike out of storage (big mistake). Long story short, August had me in the hospital...
Forum: Northeast
03-19-12, 08:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,741
Posted By homebody146

At Spokes, etc, it's Bill Mould.....when I lived...

At Spokes, etc, it's Bill Mould.....when I lived in DC I took the Park Tool classes with him....he's very good and worth a shout. He also has a class for wheelbuilding in addition to doing them...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-11, 08:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 619
Posted By homebody146

I second the mule ride.......just remember...

I second the mule ride.......just remember they're mighty big animals!
04-13-11, 08:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,966
Posted By homebody146

Re: Reagan National Airport in DC.--->i found out...

Re: Reagan National Airport in DC.--->i found out the hard way; was ticketed for riding on the airport property in 1987......fought it and, fortunately, won my case....there was no signage........ ...
Forum: Northeast
03-25-11, 01:45 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 29,342
Posted By homebody146

from Metuchen, now in Washington, DC and moving...

from Metuchen, now in Washington, DC and moving to Summit in June
Forum: Northeast
03-21-11, 05:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,460
Posted By homebody146

Trails around Summit, NJ

am planning a move later this summer from Washington, DC to the Summit, NJ area. There are a lot of paved bike trails in DC and i'm wondering if there are any in the Summit, NJ area. Thanks
Forum: Commuting
03-01-11, 06:37 AM
02-15-11, 09:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,102
Posted By homebody146

runs in my family.....i've been on levothyroxine...

runs in my family.....i've been on levothyroxine (50 mcg) for about 10 years...virtually no side effects. I didn't even know I needed it when it was first prescribed....just discovered it in the...
02-14-11, 09:33 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 11,793
Posted By homebody146

picking up the phone and hearing "Number,...

picking up the phone and hearing "Number, please".....

at midnight, watching tv and hearing "we now conclude our broadcast day"

don't go in the cellar....the coalman is making a delivery today...
Forum: Great Lakes
02-13-11, 08:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 770
Posted By homebody146

and the 'tunnel of trees'......it's outside...

and the 'tunnel of trees'......it's outside mackinaw city going southwest
02-10-11, 09:24 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,204
Posted By homebody146

bicycle in the 50's....in '62 bought a '55...

bicycle in the 50's....in '62 bought a '55 plymouth belvedere, black + white with red interior--wide white wall tires. 3 speed on steering column, 6 cyl engine.....didn't do too well on hills...had...
02-09-11, 09:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 580
Posted By homebody146

I too use sidi megas......11 4E

I too use sidi megas......11 4E
08-01-10, 01:54 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,524
Posted By homebody146

I was in the driveway of my house, ready to...

I was in the driveway of my house, ready to dismount from clipless pedals-- i always lean left, unclip left first but for some reason, i unclipped left but leaned right.....you know the rest. ;-)
Forum: Foo
07-31-10, 01:16 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,217
Posted By homebody146

Congratulations on your new riding partner!

Congratulations on your new riding partner!
07-08-10, 08:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 741
Posted By homebody146

support 320 lbs?

simple question....would these wheels (front and rear) support me at 320 lbs?

Phil Wood hubs
Sapim Race spokes
Velocity Deep V rims
brass nipples
36 spokes, four cross all around

they're...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-10, 08:18 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,379
Posted By homebody146

when this happened to me many years ago, the...

when this happened to me many years ago, the police brought the bike (what was left of it) back to the station where I picked it up 2 days later.
06-11-10, 07:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 575
Posted By homebody146

agree with all above and they wash very...

agree with all above and they wash very well.......
06-01-10, 07:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,113
Posted By homebody146

had a bunch and they're not too bad...except for...

had a bunch and they're not too bad...except for one....that one had 4 canals and only 3 were visible on the x-ray...consequently, when the dentist went to fill them he didn't use novacaine....boy...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-10, 09:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 657
Posted By homebody146

backup...your harddrive is failing.... oops...

backup...your harddrive is failing.... oops wrong forum.;)
Forum: Southeast
05-17-10, 08:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,149
Posted By homebody146

do we folks in DC get a vote? finally....:thumb:...

do we folks in DC get a vote? finally....:thumb:

at least we get a vote here.....
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-10, 08:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 699
Posted By homebody146

i'll add to this....i decided that since my...

i'll add to this....i decided that since my prescription hasn't changed in over two years, it was time to bite the bullet and buy the tinted prescription lenses (i had been using the rudy projects...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-10, 01:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 816
Posted By homebody146

I'm 11.5 EEEE and sidi's mega work for me

I'm 11.5 EEEE and sidi's mega work for me
12-29-09, 08:25 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,923
Posted By homebody146

put me in the "thank you" camp with Pam......i...

put me in the "thank you" camp with Pam......i think you're reading more into the remark than was intended....
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-09, 12:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,520
Posted By homebody146

i had good experience with...

i had good experience with Ergottwheels.com.....he's in Long Island, NY
11-27-09, 08:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 936
Posted By homebody146

Just jumping in here...I use progressives...I had...

Just jumping in here...I use progressives...I had been using Rudy's with the insert and was having trouble with reflections ---I pick up the reflections from my eyes back onto the lens of the...
11-14-09, 07:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 634
Posted By homebody146

trek 7.3 FX

trek 7.3 FX
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-09, 09:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By homebody146

With my frogs I use sidi mountain.....i also have...

With my frogs I use sidi mountain.....i also have road shoes, sidi genius with speedply x's but want to put frogs on the road bike too...prefer the mountain shoe .....
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-09, 07:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 386
Posted By homebody146

I have a pair that are over 5 years old....the...

I have a pair that are over 5 years old....the only problem I had was that the rx insert plastic frame cracked....did not separate so is still useable.....The Bolle lenses are fine and I had to...
11-07-09, 05:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 781
Posted By homebody146

I used to travel the roads (by car) from Grand...

I used to travel the roads (by car) from Grand Rapids up to Houghton Lake and passed through Reed City....never knew there was a trail there. Do you ever do the Michigan ride that culminates with a...
11-06-09, 05:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,355
Posted By homebody146

rudy projects are expensive but the frames have a...

rudy projects are expensive but the frames have a 3 year warranty and the lenses have lifetime replacement warranty (this is in the USA--you might check in your country). I have two pairs of rudy's...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-09, 08:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 835
Posted By homebody146

With polarized Rudy's I can read the Garmin...

With polarized Rudy's I can read the Garmin screen in the car and the bike computer fine; it's the Sirius radio that is the problem for me....but that's another topic....;)
11-05-09, 08:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,118
Posted By homebody146

i missed the opportunity.....there was a new...

i missed the opportunity.....there was a new green one (albeit 3 years old but never used) on cl here in Washington DC for $65..I thought that would be a good (actually GREAT) buy but i was too late...
11-04-09, 07:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,118
Posted By homebody146

Weight limit on Brooks titanium

Is there a rider weight limit on Brooks titanium rail saddles?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-09, 06:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By homebody146

but look at it this way----all your bad karma is...

but look at it this way----all your bad karma is finished....:thumb:
Forum: Commuting
11-03-09, 06:19 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,433
Posted By homebody146

sometime I think that police are just...

sometime I think that police are just unreasonable. I think the OP is correct--they didn't see him and were surprised. The reflectors that are on the bike should be sufficient especially in...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-09, 12:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,558
Posted By homebody146

great pics. those stone walls remind me of my...

great pics. those stone walls remind me of my years living in Dover, MA.....i could almost smell the fall air......thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-09, 02:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,332
Posted By homebody146

Depending on your prescription, Oakley, as others...

Depending on your prescription, Oakley, as others have said offer some very good optics. Once you get into a more complex setup (cf multi-focal, no-line bi-tri-focals), your options are very...
10-31-09, 09:08 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,224
Posted By homebody146

Into the "way back machine".....in the 1950's my...

Into the "way back machine".....in the 1950's my first bike was a JC Higgins...with a headlight, tank, horn with a "button", and the red/white/blue plastic streamers coming out of the grips.....it...
10-24-09, 09:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,143
Posted By homebody146

What's true about helmet's age and safety?

It is recommended to replace a helmet after a certain time, I think, every 5 years, due to the deterioration of the product. My question is does this come from testing and facts or does it come from...
10-21-09, 11:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 19,438
Posted By homebody146

I immediately put on a Brooks B17 saddle,...

I immediately put on a Brooks B17 saddle, speedplay frogs clipless pedals and, (after two years) I just put on Ergon GC2's......
10-20-09, 01:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,011
Posted By homebody146

Wanderer---->hot water did the trick and felt...

Wanderer---->hot water did the trick and felt good on my arthritic thumb too! ;-)
10-18-09, 04:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,011
Posted By homebody146

if you're referring to me as "Young man"....thank...

if you're referring to me as "Young man"....thank you.....i'm on medicare! ;-) You made my day.
10-17-09, 08:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,011
Posted By homebody146

Wink thanks all...got the new ones from REI and will...

thanks all...got the new ones from REI and will try again today.....with the weather, rain today and tomorrow, i won't be out until monday anyway.....and Panthers007 it's not just the presbyopia but...
10-17-09, 07:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,011
Posted By homebody146

here's my concern.....the ridges (shown with...

here's my concern.....the ridges (shown with arrows) are larger than the opening in the handlebar......do I just push down with force to get them in?
10-17-09, 06:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,011
Posted By homebody146

thanks all.....had an oops moment....one of the...

thanks all.....had an oops moment....one of the grips' hex bolts broke when I was opening it to put on. Called rei (where I had purchased these earlier this summer)...they'll honor the warranty and...
10-16-09, 05:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,011
Posted By homebody146

Steve in MA, that's what I discovered....but how...

Steve in MA, that's what I discovered....but how did you fit the bar ends "covers" in?
10-16-09, 02:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,011
Posted By homebody146

thanks for the suggestions...think i've found the...

thanks for the suggestions...think i've found the problem....downloaded the manual from the ergon website and it's a bit clearer than what came with them....these old eyes can't read the fine print...
10-16-09, 01:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,011
Posted By homebody146

Ergon GC2 grips on Trek 7.3FX

Just put these on the bar (stock 7.3FX) but can't get them tight.....the screw at the end is as tight as it can go but the grips are still loose.....anyone use these with success on the Trek 7.3FX...
Forum: Touring
10-11-09, 11:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 651
Posted By homebody146

i think that this involves practice...I had a new...

i think that this involves practice...I had a new pair of armadilloes and couldn't for the life of me mount them on 700cc rims, even with tire levers--brought them back to the bike shop where I...
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