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02-28-22, 04:08 PM
Replies: 8,370
Views: 2,698,229
Posted By HookUp

Deore DX (could be spelling on my part? ) is the...

Deore DX (could be spelling on my part? ) is the Shimano gear set on the bike. The Pro is the only name on the bike I can find.
02-28-22, 04:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,927
Posted By HookUp

Robbo - I'm no expert but that's what I keep...

Robbo - I'm no expert but that's what I keep being told. 1/2 the new bike I just bought is carbon fiber so we'll see.
02-28-22, 02:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 911
Posted By HookUp

It's a small 1980's mtn bike. Very short...

It's a small 1980's mtn bike. Very short everything. After a 20 year hiatus from riding, decided to start back riding when covid started. I had just replaced all the bearings & all the rubber and...
02-28-22, 02:39 PM
Replies: 8,370
Views: 2,698,229
Posted By HookUp

https://i.imgur.com/LzaIPHL.jpg 1980's Deore...

https://i.imgur.com/LzaIPHL.jpg

1980's Deore DX Pro - changed a few things since the pix; new seat new pedals
02-28-22, 02:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,978
Posted By HookUp

I got a set of Bontragers that work really well ...

I got a set of Bontragers that work really well

If you're in the market for a set, find a store and try them on first. My foot's a 7 1/2 EEEE and 9 1/2 fit like a glove
02-28-22, 02:30 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,125
Posted By HookUp

That is awesome!

That is awesome!
02-28-22, 02:29 PM
Replies: 80
War
Views: 5,076
Posted By HookUp

I drive a lifted Jeep Wrangler. Did not buy it...

I drive a lifted Jeep Wrangler. Did not buy it for its stellar fuel economy.

So the short answer is no.
02-28-22, 02:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 921
Posted By HookUp

Not meaning to be snarky here ... but if you're...

Not meaning to be snarky here ... but if you're asking then change it. Or them
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-22, 02:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 678
Posted By HookUp

Ditto. Just fitted a new used bike to my...

Ditto.

Just fitted a new used bike to my omaph lompah body and it rides nice. Did have to swap out the seat because it had a slit in the middle to cool off lady parts and my man parts kept...
02-28-22, 02:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,927
Posted By HookUp

Depends on how hard you ride. Mine's over 40...

Depends on how hard you ride. Mine's over 40 years old and still trucking and I was told to avoid buying carbon fiber because the way I ride I'd break it
02-28-22, 02:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 911
Posted By HookUp

Make sure you gear down before you hit an incline...

Make sure you gear down before you hit an incline instead of waiting to gear down when you're climbing
02-28-22, 02:12 PM
Replies: 3,306
Views: 853,471
Posted By HookUp

I resemble that comment ...

I resemble that comment

https://i.imgur.com/LzaIPHL.jpg
Devore DX 1980's mtn bike - during covid went through the whole bike - pedals and seat's new now

Ellsworth Roots cyclocross bike - sorry...
02-20-22, 10:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 522
Posted By HookUp

I'm that way with fishing rods.

I'm that way with fishing rods.
02-19-22, 02:50 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 22,425
Posted By HookUp

5'4". 50cm

5'4". 50cm
02-19-22, 01:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 522
Posted By HookUp

New toy

After bringing my 1980s man bike back to life, I wanted something a little newer, lighter and in my size. Was looking at the used market for something special. Been looking for a bike for the past...
01-25-22, 10:24 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 975
Posted By HookUp

Just go commando and don't worry about it ...

Just go commando and don't worry about it

Seriously why would someone drop $$'s on new rims and not put on new rubber?
01-25-22, 10:20 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,452
Posted By HookUp

Just like me and my fishing rods Do I need...

Just like me and my fishing rods

Do I need high composite graphite and titanium silicone carbonate guides to catch a fish with the brain the size of a pea? No

Do I like them? Yes

To each...
Forum: Commuting
01-24-22, 02:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,110
Posted By HookUp

About 8 miles up the bike trail is a BBQ place. ...

About 8 miles up the bike trail is a BBQ place. Wife & I will take a leisurely ride, stop for either a drink or some Q, then ride home.

I do have a spot that's full of Morels at a certain time of...
12-21-21, 11:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 863
Posted By HookUp

Flipped one of those in a corn field going to hot...

Flipped one of those in a corn field going to hot into a corner. Got out, couple guys flipped it back over and drove off.

Awesomely fun ride
12-21-21, 11:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 888
Posted By HookUp

I pour fishing jigs w/ lead. Have so for almost...

I pour fishing jigs w/ lead. Have so for almost 30 years. I get tested for lead annually and so far come up clean

You should have no problems. If you sand off the paint, wear a mask or...
12-19-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,848
Posted By HookUp

Age?

I honestly do not believe age is a factor in how long or far one rides.

I'm old and work a desk. My Cuz is 7 years younger than me and has worked construction all his life.

We lumped did a ton...
12-14-21, 08:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,728
Posted By HookUp

Nope If I wanted an e-bike, I'd get a...

Nope

If I wanted an e-bike, I'd get a motorcycle
Forum: For Sale
12-12-21, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,047
Posted By HookUp

Thx - bit to far to drive

Thx - bit to far to drive
Forum: For Sale
12-12-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,047
Posted By HookUp

where is the bike located?

where is the bike located?
12-09-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 29,318
Posted By HookUp

All over the place

Been listening to all of of John Prine since he died. Brings back allot of memories of smokey bars and picking up trim

Been. Dead head since college. Took me a while, even after attending some...
12-09-21, 12:41 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,555
Posted By HookUp

I like beer

I like beer
12-09-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,886
Posted By HookUp

Back in the day I took an old Schwin Cruiser and...

Back in the day I took an old Schwin Cruiser and have Dad weld forks on the front that were drilled for an axle. Rode that thing over 1/2 of Germany
12-09-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,245
Posted By HookUp

very nice work Mac

very nice work Mac
Forum: Introductions
12-09-21, 11:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By HookUp

Hello

After a 20 year hiatus, got back into riding again and found this place surf'n the net. About a year ago, pulled my old Devore DX mountain bike off the racks and started fixing it up. Gave it a good...
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