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05-08-21, 12:35 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,999
Posted By BobsPoprad

HAve that in a sweatshirt 🙂

HAve that in a sweatshirt 🙂
05-08-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 445
Posted By BobsPoprad

I know it seems hard to justify. I bought one of...

I know it seems hard to justify. I bought one of the cheaper Park models. Have had it for many years. As someone said, if you work on many bikes many times a year, maybe step up a model.
05-06-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 957
Posted By BobsPoprad

I used to ride with a guy who had an older 911...

I used to ride with a guy who had an older 911 with a rack on top. Had a nice bike too.
05-03-21, 07:53 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,027
Posted By BobsPoprad

on an old route before I moved there was a place...

on an old route before I moved there was a place out in the country. The dog would run along the ditch, silently, out of sight. When he got up to speed, he'd cut over to the pavement.
Good thing...
05-03-21, 07:36 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 3,513
Posted By BobsPoprad

I have always taken the POV of riding my heavier...

I have always taken the POV of riding my heavier bikes most of the time. Save my lighter bike for group rides where we got a little competitive at times (don't do that anymore). Haven't taken out my...
05-01-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 469
Posted By BobsPoprad

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/16198823085781940407460375325668_b3c28459baeddada43a87a3ecfff0805a22c9287.jpg
New fork, headset and stem.
Forum: Introductions
04-30-21, 08:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By BobsPoprad

Welcome from Minnesota. Ya, you betcha!!

Welcome from Minnesota. Ya, you betcha!!
Forum: Recumbent
04-23-21, 05:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By BobsPoprad

Thanks for the info. I'll try looking at the...

Thanks for the info. I'll try looking at the other place online. I did look at the Rans website. Didn't seem to have much.
Forum: Recumbent
04-22-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By BobsPoprad

Handlebar and knees

I have an older Rans velocity squared. Bought it used. Pretty nice ride, except I just can't seem to get the handlebars at a position where my knees aren't in the way. No idea what size it is. But I...
04-18-21, 05:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By BobsPoprad

So I found a fork at webcyclery, out of Bend,...

So I found a fork at webcyclery, out of Bend, Oregon. Anyone use this place? I guess my LBS just looked through their supplier, which is fair I guess.
04-18-21, 09:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 469
Posted By BobsPoprad

Thanks for the replies here as well. I posted...

Thanks for the replies here as well. I posted this in the Bicycle Mechanics forum:


Thanks for the reply.

I stopped in to my LBS and got some good info as well. first, I guess they will send...
04-18-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By BobsPoprad

Hi, Ironfish, Thanks for the reply. ...

Hi,
Ironfish,

Thanks for the reply.

I stopped in to my LBS and got some good info as well. first, I guess they will send it to Mendoncycle to get it repaired. The shop owner just did that...
04-14-21, 02:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By BobsPoprad

Cannondale F4 head shock

I was wondering if anyone has converted from a headshock to a non- suspension regular fork.

I have looked online and it looks like the headshock on my F4 needs new seals at best. Don't know if the...
04-14-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 469
Posted By BobsPoprad

Thanks. I'll do that.

Thanks. I'll do that.
04-14-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 469
Posted By BobsPoprad

Cannondale F4 head shock

I was wondering if anyone has converted from a headshock to a non- suspension regular fork.

I have looked online and it looks like the headshock on my F4 needs new seals at best. Don't know if the...
01-15-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 870
Posted By BobsPoprad

:thumb:

:thumb:
12-15-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,056
Posted By BobsPoprad

Dang, clicked on the bushcenter link. Looks like...

Dang, clicked on the bushcenter link. Looks like the secret service agents are riding a bit harder!:backpedal:
12-15-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,254
Posted By BobsPoprad

I hear what you are saying. Just don't know a...

I hear what you are saying. Just don't know a solution. Sorry.
11-01-20, 05:43 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,361
Posted By BobsPoprad

OK. That was kinda funny.:thumb:

OK. That was kinda funny.:thumb:
11-01-20, 05:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,491
Posted By BobsPoprad

I do not know any. But I was 132 lbs...in like...

I do not know any. But I was 132 lbs...in like 9th grade.
11-01-20, 05:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 579
Posted By BobsPoprad

Interesting information. And not just for bike...

Interesting information. And not just for bike washing. Thanks for the link!:)
10-31-20, 05:49 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,546
Posted By BobsPoprad

My goals over the last few years were to simply...

My goals over the last few years were to simply ride more than the previous year. I had taken a break from cycling (combination of knees, life, etc.) and wanted to get back. I reached 1670 miles this...
08-09-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,015
Posted By BobsPoprad

My current collection is a Lemond cross, Cervelo...

My current collection is a Lemond cross, Cervelo road, Cannondale mtn, and a RANS recumbant. Want to get a fat tire.

So I say FIVE.
06-03-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 765
Posted By BobsPoprad

I was asking because my understanding of tubeless...

I was asking because my understanding of tubeless rims (apparently flawed) was that they were not interchangeable. I guess things have changed.

Anyway, thanks for the input.
06-01-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 765
Posted By BobsPoprad

Thanks. I wonder how tubeless ready tires work as...

Thanks. I wonder how tubeless ready tires work as a clincher? As good as a regular clincher?
05-28-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 765
Posted By BobsPoprad

Panaracer Gravelkings

I was looking at the Panaracer Gravelking SK or SK+, and depending on retailer are "tubeless ready, " or plain "tubeless." Anyone try the tubeless ready versions? Is it kinda like half good a two...
05-13-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,356
Posted By BobsPoprad

Ya. where I live, it's beer bottles and cans....

Ya. where I live, it's beer bottles and cans. It's their way of recycling.
05-13-20, 04:20 PM
05-13-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 630
Posted By BobsPoprad

Unless it is an obvious object, like a roofing...

Unless it is an obvious object, like a roofing nail (yes, a roofing nail), I always take the tube out so it is lined up with the tire. Then pump the daylights out of the tube. usually I fing the...
05-13-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,180
Posted By BobsPoprad

Iride01, It worked! Thanks. I just have bar...

Iride01,

It worked! Thanks. I just have bar tape to put on. on a side note, The front shifter/derailleur worked fine. But I couldn't get the chain to quit rubbing. I'd forgotten about the...
05-10-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,180
Posted By BobsPoprad

Thanks! I am guessing I did NOT do that. At least...

Thanks! I am guessing I did NOT do that. At least not intentionally. I will give it a try.

Thanks again!
05-10-20, 06:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 480
Posted By BobsPoprad

Yay! it looks like I will be trying it again. ...

Yay! it looks like I will be trying it again.

https://www.roadbikerider.com/tubed-bicycle-tire-seat-correctly/
05-10-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 480
Posted By BobsPoprad

It's called the bead line!! Found something on...

It's called the bead line!! Found something on it...reading it now.
05-10-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 480
Posted By BobsPoprad

my wheels are WTB 20-559, 537 ERD, whatever those...

my wheels are WTB 20-559, 537 ERD, whatever those numbers mean. I did get the Schwalbes on, and the tag says those are 50-559, 26x2.
Still wondering if they are completely seated.
05-10-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 16,253
Posted By BobsPoprad

Used to. Not anymore. Most, if not all, of the...

Used to. Not anymore. Most, if not all, of the reasons have been stated.
05-10-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,180
Posted By BobsPoprad

Ok, so update. Finally got around to replacing...

Ok, so update. Finally got around to replacing cables. The fron is fine, the right/rear still doesn't shift. Is there only one way to feed the cable through the shifter? It doesn't shift at all now....
05-10-20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 480
Posted By BobsPoprad

Ok, so finally got some new tires. Went with...

Ok, so finally got some new tires. Went with Schawlbe Marathon GT Tour. Is the the narrow ribbed section just above the bead supposed to be the same all the way around? After monkeying with the...
05-02-20, 04:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,772
Posted By BobsPoprad

I have used Voler in the past, and they seem fine...

I have used Voler in the past, and they seem fine for the price. Having said that, I use DeSoto now. Not necessarily discount, very comfy.
04-30-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 480
Posted By BobsPoprad

WTB rims. Came with the bike. Cannondale F4...

WTB rims. Came with the bike. Cannondale F4 purchased 9-10 years ago. I'll take a look at those suggestions.
The tire jacks look interesting.
Thanks,
Bill
04-29-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 480
Posted By BobsPoprad

Found these. Although they wouldn't be any better...

Found these. Although they wouldn't be any better on gravel roads, might they mount better?

https://www.biketiresdirect.com/product/continental-contact-plus-city-reflex-tire-26?sg=501
04-29-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 480
Posted By BobsPoprad

Continental Town and Country

Ok, so it's getting close to the time to replace these tires. They seem to be decent tires. Good for pavement, suck on gravel.

I would like a nice mix type tire. Weight doesn't matter. Just want...
04-26-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,814
Posted By BobsPoprad

:lol:

:lol:
04-23-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By BobsPoprad

Tube size

Ok, I'm sure this has been beaten to death.

I just realized I have been riding with two spare tubes that were useless (valve had warn a hole in tube). Needless to say, I has been a while since I...
Forum: Introductions
04-16-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 443
Posted By BobsPoprad

Welcome from "up nort."

Welcome from "up nort."
Forum: Introductions
04-16-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,268
Posted By BobsPoprad

Welcome. :)

Welcome. :)
Forum: Introductions
04-16-20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 122
Posted By BobsPoprad

I lived in Tucson for a couple of years. I REALLY...

I lived in Tucson for a couple of years. I REALLY miss the cycling down there. Nothing like the cool desert mornings.
Forum: Introductions
04-16-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 174
Posted By BobsPoprad

Welcome! It sounds like you have a lot to share.

Welcome! It sounds like you have a lot to share.
04-10-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,180
Posted By BobsPoprad

Thanks! I was very curious. I don't have one, so...

Thanks! I was very curious. I don't have one, so I guess I don't have to worry.
04-10-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,180
Posted By BobsPoprad

Dang, so why is bikeman.com like $9 cheaper than...

Dang, so why is bikeman.com like $9 cheaper than Nashbar for the same product? I thought Nashbar was the bottom. No offense, Nashbar.
04-10-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,180
Posted By BobsPoprad

Oh, in the second photo, what is the paper...

Oh, in the second photo, what is the paper looking stuff? Looks like it connects something. It goes from the top of the shifter all the way down. Both shifters have it. I lightly pulled on it, but it...
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