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08-31-21, 10:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,535
Posted By Olefeller77

Tektro Aurigas

These are the brakes that came on my Trek Marlin 6 when I bought it new in 2015. I have given it a lot of use and the brakes are smooth and never a bit of problem. I checked the pads today and they...
Forum: Foo
08-23-21, 04:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 581
Posted By Olefeller77

Too good to be true -turn away

bicycles (https://www.veaea.top/products.aspx?cid=5&cname=bicycles#)www.veaea.top This is the most blatant scam I have seen lately. It came up as I was researching a nice 1984 Raleigh my...
Forum: Foo
08-12-21, 12:57 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,076
Posted By Olefeller77

Good choice of tools Hondo. With so many...

Good choice of tools Hondo. With so many bringing up the traditional P-38 , Do any of you recall the P-51 ? It is P38s big brother. Works just as well.
06-29-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 682
Posted By Olefeller77

Sorry I posted this info in the wrong area. Not...

Sorry I posted this info in the wrong area. Not sure there is a right area. This is a disadvantage of being old and slow with puter threads.
When these accidents do happen I'm sure there is much...
06-29-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 936
Posted By Olefeller77

Carry more water?

Start with at least as much as you need. Saves a lot of frustration.
06-29-21, 06:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 682
Posted By Olefeller77

Ill-Iowa Quad Cities bicycle death zone

There have been 5 riders killed in a very short time here in our area. One was a rider killed by a policeman answering a call. Another was killed by a driver at 1.30 am . on a bridge with wide...
Forum: Foo
06-10-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,181
Posted By Olefeller77

Probably swallows

You may notice less misquotes. Swallows are good neighbors.
04-14-21, 04:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,098
Posted By Olefeller77

I live in Illinois and I have a can of black and...

I live in Illinois and I have a can of black and a brush. lol ( I'll charge a ton of money if you want to feel like I'm pro)
04-05-21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,444
Posted By Olefeller77

No

No
Forum: Foo
03-08-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 9,714
Views: 1,296,881
Posted By Olefeller77

Darwinism

Darwinism
Forum: Foo
03-08-21, 07:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 709
Posted By Olefeller77

I can't imagine anyone going to a mall on our...

I can't imagine anyone going to a mall on our side of the river. The mall here is a skeleton of still open stores. we still have overpriced shoe stores and orange Julius there. I have Amazon and we...
Forum: Foo
03-08-21, 06:51 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,903
Posted By Olefeller77

At 79 I got my second shot yesterday. I didn't...

At 79 I got my second shot yesterday. I didn't get any reaction from either. I'm still going to wear a mask as long as our state requires it. I haven't been wearing one on the short rides I go on...
Forum: Touring
02-22-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,243
Posted By Olefeller77

The book in question "Three Men on a Bike" is...

The book in question "Three Men on a Bike" is available through abebooks.com .There are at least 4 copies with the less costly at nine and change. Hope this helps.
Forum: Foo
02-21-21, 10:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 921
Posted By Olefeller77

Green bike of the future

With this "green" movement in full swing now, what will the bike of the green future look like? . I would imagine there will be new products to replace the nasty oil related products in use now. I...
02-19-21, 08:33 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,485
Posted By Olefeller77

used sheets

I'm a sucker for old cotton flannel sheets at yard sales and estate sales.. A buck or so is acceptable . I cut them up for rags and pitch them when I am done with them.
02-14-21, 12:10 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,418
Posted By Olefeller77

taxes

Don't forget to pay the proper taxes on your profits.
02-02-21, 05:09 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 54,503
Posted By Olefeller77

I'm not seeing a pictures of the ride. All I see...

I'm not seeing a pictures of the ride. All I see is an advertisement. Am I missing something????
Forum: Foo
01-06-21, 01:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,013
Posted By Olefeller77

So sorry to hear that you are afflicted with ASD...

So sorry to hear that you are afflicted with ASD , whatever that is. Don't let the actions of others affect you. Just beat some sense into them and go on about your business. (or not) lol
Forum: Foo
12-30-20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,528
Posted By Olefeller77

Have you considered water? :)

Have you considered water? :)
12-28-20, 04:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,743
Posted By Olefeller77

Ban Groenewegen.

Ban Groenewegen.
12-28-20, 04:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,035
Posted By Olefeller77

If you were from my area I would pull a bike from...

If you were from my area I would pull a bike from the store room and let you give it a go .
Isn't there a local member from your area that has an extra bike for you to try. Speak up members!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-20, 06:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,200
Posted By Olefeller77

Bike ? Who cares about that bike . There was a...

Bike ? Who cares about that bike . There was a person on the bike.
12-10-20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 10,540
Posted By Olefeller77

Back when I was a boy I was on a farm at the...

Back when I was a boy I was on a farm at the bottom of a bluff. I got where I could make it up the steep gravel lane without stopping . I'm not sure what the bike was probably a BSO fro0m western...
11-25-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,241
Posted By Olefeller77

Our liquor stores and weed dispensaries have...

Our liquor stores and weed dispensaries have never closed. It's all about the taxes.
11-25-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,241
Posted By Olefeller77

Most schools here in the area closed for online...

Most schools here in the area closed for online classes . Newspaper headlines everyday are Covid related. Bars and restaurants closed for indoor seating. Thanksgiving gatherings discouraged.
...
11-22-20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,902
Posted By Olefeller77

If your goal is to ride 10-20 miles on a Trek 3 ,...

If your goal is to ride 10-20 miles on a Trek 3 , I would think all you would need is a bike ,water, and a smile. Save your funds and but the wife a small gift. Happy wife= happy life. lol
10-31-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,008
Posted By Olefeller77

I bought a $40 old steel bike at an estate sale...

I bought a $40 old steel bike at an estate sale with locked cable lock wound around under the seat . I wasn't the least bit concerned that it might be stolen . I lifted the fenders and collapsing...
Forum: Foo
10-18-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,078
Posted By Olefeller77

You couldn't add enough bbq sauce to get that on...

You couldn't add enough bbq sauce to get that on my food group.
Forum: Foo
10-18-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,221
Posted By Olefeller77

I just don't go to Home Depot.

I just don't go to Home Depot.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-20, 08:05 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,558
Posted By Olefeller77

The industry has already successively convinced...

The industry has already successively convinced the buyers that the dull unfinished bikes are "cool" . The fishing rod companies have pulled off the same dull is the" latest and greatest" scam. Who...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-20, 04:37 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,301
Posted By Olefeller77

Just cut the legs off a pair of Osh Kosh brand ...

Just cut the legs off a pair of Osh Kosh brand bibs . :)
10-06-20, 04:35 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,074
Posted By Olefeller77

79 this month.

79 this month.
10-05-20, 10:15 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 9,545
Posted By Olefeller77

bikes

bikes
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-20, 09:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 928
Posted By Olefeller77

Congratulations!! That is great. That would be a...

Congratulations!! That is great. That would be a fast pace for me. You have a tip of my hat to you.
Forum: Foo
10-01-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,521
Posted By Olefeller77

That is some funny stuff there. Half cooked I...

That is some funny stuff there. Half cooked I couldn't tolerate. I might not be able to eat squirrel these days . Last time for me was around 40 yrs ago and lard was the lube of choice for frying...
Forum: Foo
10-01-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,521
Posted By Olefeller77

I might mention that I no longer need to hunt. I...

I might mention that I no longer need to hunt. I do fish often. When I was hunting there were no deer here yet. The deer came in in the late 60s and later to a lesser extent the mtn. lion followed. ...
Forum: Foo
09-30-20, 07:08 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,521
Posted By Olefeller77

As a youth I was on a farm with 2 shallow ponds...

As a youth I was on a farm with 2 shallow ponds and plenty of timber. I done the hunting and think I done it well. Rabbits and squirrel were often on the table. During the spring and fall Mallards...
09-30-20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,397
Posted By Olefeller77

I use a compressor and Harbor freight hose end....

I use a compressor and Harbor freight hose end. For a hand pump I have a solid red Nashbar from early 70s (?) For pressure I rely mostly on feel.
09-28-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,037
Posted By Olefeller77

I think the seat tube will be fine but I would...

I think the seat tube will be fine but I would replace the measuring tape. Looks rough.
Forum: Foo
09-27-20, 08:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,360
Posted By Olefeller77

We ate great in my early childhood . Rabbit ,...

We ate great in my early childhood . Rabbit , squirrel, fat mallards spring and fall. Lots of fish and some frog legs. Like most farm folks, we ran a monthly tab at the small town grocery. Mom took...
09-27-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 7,879
Posted By Olefeller77

I don't wear a mask when on a bicycle . I don't...

I don't wear a mask when on a bicycle . I don't feel the need as I don't ride near forest firers or in areas where the terrorists are burning the cities.
09-23-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,413
Posted By Olefeller77

2cam16- Thank you for that information. I was...

2cam16- Thank you for that information. I was misinformed. I wish specialized had put a number on my bike.
09-23-20, 05:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,413
Posted By Olefeller77

So the S-Works logo means Specialized is...

So the S-Works logo means Specialized is involved? The bike I have is red/white. I'll get the grand daughter over and get some pictures posted. There are no serial numbers I can find. I'm thinking a...
09-21-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,413
Posted By Olefeller77

I have a Trek M4 S-works 26" mtn bike I'm told...

I have a Trek M4 S-works 26" mtn bike I'm told was made in 2000 with made in USA sticker.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 12,761
Posted By Olefeller77

If this is such a big issue for some of you ,...

If this is such a big issue for some of you , just consider asking folks that have them on the trail . Is communication that out of style???
Now I have the back rack bag along on most every...
09-14-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,477
Posted By Olefeller77

Never pass on a chance to argue over any little...

Never pass on a chance to argue over any little thing.
09-14-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,674
Posted By Olefeller77

I had an old Raleigh That I had bought new with...

I had an old Raleigh That I had bought new with lifetime guaranty. I rode that thing literally into the ground. I was on a RAGBRAI across Iowa . At an overnight stop I was riding across a park and...
09-13-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,028
Posted By Olefeller77

Out of the thousands of bike brands and you...

Out of the thousands of bike brands and you picked one made of unobtainaum lol If it is something that Wall Mart would offer I would expect that is another in just same quality line up. Wish you...
09-08-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 20,873
Posted By Olefeller77

Is cycling an expensive hobby? Yes

Is cycling an expensive hobby?
Yes
Forum: Foo
09-07-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 12,992
Posted By Olefeller77

Fox news / Tucker Carlson Love it- commands the...

Fox news / Tucker Carlson Love it- commands the facts
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