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08-07-22, 01:24 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,546
Posted By Duo

this is a subject that needs to be reviewed on...

this is a subject that needs to be reviewed on occasion.

why?

this is about safety. sure we could 'search the forums' if it occurs to us to think about it much. but for those of us who use the...
08-03-22, 09:11 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,658
Posted By Duo

many of us will never bother spreading a frame...

many of us will never bother spreading a frame but are quite content with how the bicycle was originally made. if i wanted a 10 speed rear end then i would buy a bicycle that was built with one. my...
07-25-22, 07:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,030
Posted By Duo

good job RB. touring bikes are like cadillacs,...

good job RB. touring bikes are like cadillacs, the ride is comfy with those wider tires. i ride an old fugi touring bike and the ride is very different from my trek racing bike. both are great,...
07-25-22, 07:08 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,379
Posted By Duo

yep. before covid, i could buy an old thousand...

yep. before covid, i could buy an old thousand dollar bike from the dealer for 200. actually an old thousand dollar bike is really a 2,000 dollar bike for inflation. the old bikes he would blow out...
07-17-22, 01:36 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,311
Posted By Duo

i use strapless bicycle toe clips; amazon has...

i use strapless bicycle toe clips; amazon has tons of them.

https://www.amazon.com/EVO-Double-Quick-Strapless-Clips/dp/B004QMJ9EQ/ref=sr_1_24?keywords=toe+clips&qid=1658086361&sr=8-24

this is...
07-14-22, 11:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 442
Posted By Duo

yep, me too. and i wish Schwinn were still...

yep, me too. and i wish Schwinn were still around; i grew up with Varsity/Continentals. never bought one but went with a Nishiki International instead.

the stem shifters were a plus IMHO, and my...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-22, 12:39 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 29,115
Posted By Duo

good answer. i routinely inflate my tires to the...

good answer. i routinely inflate my tires to the recommended pressure or may 5 to 10 psi over. after riding a week the pressure may be down 10 psi or so, very easy to add the extra pressure or not.
...
04-18-21, 08:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,307
Posted By Duo

yep. those older higher end aluminum bikes are...

yep. those older higher end aluminum bikes are like rocket ships and very durable. i have one almost like it and don't see a need for anything else at the moment. before the current shortage those...
04-15-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,307
Posted By Duo

very nice bike. keep us updated with a ride...

very nice bike. keep us updated with a ride report.
10-06-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,061
Posted By Duo

nice bike, the attraction to me is the simplicity...

nice bike, the attraction to me is the simplicity of the down tube shifters. my old trek 1000 has the same thing, indexed DT shifters and just fun to ride. when i bought it initially i had buyers...
05-07-16, 05:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,434
Posted By Duo

Stripped crank arm removal, best video...

Somebody may just really like this ...

i did.

This is probably the best video i have seen for removing a stripped crank arm using a Harbor Freight 3 inch gear puller and an 8 mm socket.

My...
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