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01-20-19, 01:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 760
Posted By Wanderer

I reached out to Conti customer service, and...

I reached out to Conti customer service, and their reply was to try them ------ lol. They had no knowledge.
01-20-19, 01:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,065
Posted By Wanderer

I had a pair, and they didn't stay on very long!

I had a pair, and they didn't stay on very long!
01-18-19, 10:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 760
Posted By Wanderer

This from their 37mm tire, by...

This from their 37mm tire, by bicyclerollingresistance.com

https://www.bicyclerollingresistance.com/tour-reviews/continental-top-contact-ii-2015
01-18-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 760
Posted By Wanderer

What tires, what size, and how much room do you...

What tires, what size, and how much room do you have currently?
01-16-19, 09:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,199
Posted By Wanderer

Nice Bike!

Nice Bike!
01-16-19, 09:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,061
Posted By Wanderer

What kind of riding do you do? Might be as simple...

What kind of riding do you do? Might be as simple as putting on better tires, and inflating them properly!
Since I ride my older Crosstrail on almost always paved surfaces, Schwalbe Marathon...
08-20-18, 02:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,504
Posted By Wanderer

Which one trips your trigger - that's the one you...

Which one trips your trigger - that's the one you will want to ride! MHO
08-19-18, 01:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 641
Posted By Wanderer

Clean, lubricate all moving parts, dry off as...

Clean, lubricate all moving parts, dry off as best you can, and adjust to minimum. I have no problem snapping out of these pedals!
08-19-18, 12:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 752
Posted By Wanderer

MHO, basic bicycle maintenance, including...

MHO, basic bicycle maintenance, including adjusting everything on the bike, and fixing flat tires.

Once they know that, they can easily progress to complete rebuild on their own.

Get somebody...
07-10-18, 02:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,354
Posted By Wanderer

That thing really is one sweet looking bike -...

That thing really is one sweet looking bike - nice choice!
06-29-18, 03:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,850
Posted By Wanderer

I'll give you $25, and you won't have to worry...

I'll give you $25, and you won't have to worry about any of that stuff!
06-29-18, 11:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 454
Posted By Wanderer

Is it a leather seat? If so, try working some wax...

Is it a leather seat? If so, try working some wax under rivets with a stiff brush.
06-24-18, 11:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,001
Posted By Wanderer

She might like any of the 700c hybrids, like the...

She might like any of the 700c hybrids, like the Crosstrail (womens variant). They would be a BIG improvement over that Navigator.
06-24-18, 10:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 919
Posted By Wanderer

The only advantage I see (if you are a bigger...

The only advantage I see (if you are a bigger guy) is building a 36 spoke rear for durability.
06-18-18, 05:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 613
Posted By Wanderer

Welcome, and don't forget to participate often/...

Welcome, and don't forget to participate often/ as most of us are friendly.

There is also a 50+ forum which you might find interesting.
06-10-18, 04:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 960
Posted By Wanderer

Marathon Supreme, folding, 700x35. MHO

Marathon Supreme, folding, 700x35. MHO
06-01-18, 04:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,682
Posted By Wanderer

I mount mine on the ends of the bars, even with...

I mount mine on the ends of the bars, even with a Myrricle mirror.
06-01-18, 08:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,682
Posted By Wanderer

After trying many, many, many, others, over lots...

After trying many, many, many, others, over lots of years - I have settled on one that I feel is far superior to others. Smallish, unobtrusive, comfortable, nylonish material (no wrap), and...
05-30-18, 10:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 580
Posted By Wanderer

CH46 is a heavy lift rotary winged aircraft ----...

CH46 is a heavy lift rotary winged aircraft ---- no wonder you are having problems.
05-23-18, 09:02 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,236
Posted By Wanderer

I carry two on the frame, and up to two more in a...

I carry two on the frame, and up to two more in a tail trunk if I need them.
05-23-18, 07:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,224
Posted By Wanderer

Another vote for Shimano M324. I have other two...

Another vote for Shimano M324. I have other two sided pedals, and still like these the best.
05-23-18, 07:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 600
Posted By Wanderer

Many people have them. Just ask the LBS for their...

Many people have them. Just ask the LBS for their recommendation, to match your bike. It's not a big deal. They might even trade you for yours.
05-22-18, 10:06 AM
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Views: 141,879
Posted By Wanderer

That stem should be capable of four different...

That stem should be capable of four different heights. Go to your Specialized Dealer, and they will show you how to do it..... and, my Specialized Dealer has a box, fitted with all the different...
05-21-18, 04:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 791
Posted By Wanderer

Thee nice thing about using rubber roofing as a...

Thee nice thing about using rubber roofing as a fender extender, is that is relatively light and flexible. You can cut it to any size and configuration you like, Use reinforcing washers on the back...
05-21-18, 03:54 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,514
Posted By Wanderer

My local shop does a bang up business doing...

My local shop does a bang up business doing annual clean, lube, adjust. For quite a few months, they clean parts, pull axles and bottom brackets, degrease, and regrease everything, adjust - they even...
05-21-18, 09:32 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,514
Posted By Wanderer

Find a bike shop you trust, and just start going...

Find a bike shop you trust, and just start going there! There really isn't any reason to not have them do that work! It may be called more than just cleaning, like a minor or major overhaul, or...
05-21-18, 08:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 488
Posted By Wanderer

NOTHING will give you traction in/on sand! ...

NOTHING will give you traction in/on sand!

Pick another, or better describe your needs.
05-20-18, 08:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 791
Posted By Wanderer

Pop rivet a piece of rubber roofing to the bottom...

Pop rivet a piece of rubber roofing to the bottom of whatever flap you go with. Phone your local roofer, and ask for a scrap. Works wonderfully, because you can make it as long and wide as you like....
05-16-18, 11:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 763
Posted By Wanderer

What burb are you in? Bikes sell high in the...

What burb are you in? Bikes sell high in the windy city area - might find cheaper options out in the burbs...………...
05-15-18, 03:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,551
Posted By Wanderer

Youse guys can be funny sometimes!

Youse guys can be funny sometimes!
05-15-18, 08:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,955
Posted By Wanderer

Anything with the name Shimano is going to work...

Anything with the name Shimano is going to work as designed. Those derailleurs and brakes will be fine, and work very well..... WHEN it comes time for replacement (which may be MANY YEARS, you can...
05-15-18, 06:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,067
Posted By Wanderer

And, don't be afraid of "trekking forks", which...

And, don't be afraid of "trekking forks", which is what these hybrids come with. They are wonderful at what they are designed for, and they really do work very well! I suggest they have a remote...
05-14-18, 03:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 528
Posted By Wanderer

Make sure the brake pivot points are clean and...

Make sure the brake pivot points are clean and lightly lubricated.
05-14-18, 02:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,881
Posted By Wanderer

I've got 530s on one bike, and 324s on another....

I've got 530s on one bike, and 324s on another. Personally, I like the 324s better.
05-14-18, 09:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 464
Posted By Wanderer

Buy the size you need! For the tire you will be...

Buy the size you need! For the tire you will be using.

For me, Schwalbe tubes seem to hold air better than any others I have used!
05-14-18, 08:49 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,849
Posted By Wanderer

"If only I would have said something, to someone"...

"If only I would have said something, to someone" would have avoided a lot of horrific problems...……………………
05-14-18, 07:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,488
Posted By Wanderer

Selle AnAtomica - comfort, right out of the box!...

Selle AnAtomica - comfort, right out of the box! MHO
05-14-18, 07:00 AM
Replies: 555
Views: 50,481
Posted By Wanderer

Good news! Keep it up!

Good news! Keep it up!
05-13-18, 12:10 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,849
Posted By Wanderer

Assault left unanswered, means you think it's OK....

Assault left unanswered, means you think it's OK.

It is NEVER OK, and she should be paying for her actions!

MHO
05-12-18, 07:07 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,849
Posted By Wanderer

That is assault. I would have called the police!

That is assault. I would have called the police!
05-11-18, 10:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,105
Posted By Wanderer

That Ariel Sport is a really nice bike, at a...

That Ariel Sport is a really nice bike, at a decent price! MHO..... If you don't like the shift levers, those are easily changed!f
05-11-18, 08:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 463
Posted By Wanderer

Thanks, I think you are right - it matches this...

Thanks, I think you are right - it matches this standard male model. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Aj9MVe1vgk
05-10-18, 09:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 463
Posted By Wanderer

Dark Green Specialized Crossroads, Step Thru

Would anyone care to take a guess of a Specialized Crossroads, 700C, 7 spd, 3 ring, twist shifter, old style gold lettering on Logo, black triple chainrings and gooseneck, step thru, dark green in...
05-07-18, 12:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,392
Posted By Wanderer

The liquid expands as it warms up, and has to go...

The liquid expands as it warms up, and has to go somewhere, if you don't leave room for expansion. I try to remember to take a drink out of each, early in the ride, and then there is lots of room....
05-06-18, 07:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,392
Posted By Wanderer

I use polar bottles too, just with water, and no...

I use polar bottles too, just with water, and no problems. Leave a little headspace and you will be fine.
05-02-18, 08:46 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 14,632
Posted By Wanderer

Those "scallops" , also called shifting ramps,...

Those "scallops" , also called shifting ramps, help with smooth shifting, up and down!
05-01-18, 09:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,081
Posted By Wanderer

Three cheers for wired bike computers!

Three cheers for wired bike computers!
05-01-18, 08:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,018
Posted By Wanderer

I had double rotator cuff surgery, and ground a...

I had double rotator cuff surgery, and ground a lot of bone spur off, one month ago. Just asked my therapist this very question this morning - he says 3-4 months from now, before I get released to...
05-01-18, 06:46 AM
Replies: 813
Views: 199,975
Posted By Wanderer

i'm jealous!

i'm jealous!
04-27-18, 07:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,109
Posted By Wanderer

huh

huh
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