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Forum: Great Lakes
01-26-19, 05:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,187
Posted By KZBrian

Thanks Bob! The mileage is not as daunting as...

Thanks Bob!
The mileage is not as daunting as it first seems. You have all day to get to the next site, so you are free to stop and explore ,or take a break any time.
Instead of wearing down, I...
Forum: Great Lakes
01-26-19, 03:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,187
Posted By KZBrian

Pedal Across Lower Michigan - PALM 2019

Ride across the state with 700 others.

I have done this ride eight times so far, and will go again this year.

It is one of the most affordable week long rides.

Pitch your tent on a school...
03-03-18, 07:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,282
Posted By KZBrian

I learned to ride at age 12. I wore out that...

I learned to ride at age 12. I wore out that first ***cycle by age 18.
I got another one at age 48, and within days was riding miles again.

I ride around 100 miles a year on one wheel, mostly in...
07-27-17, 10:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 601
Posted By KZBrian

Tjvan, Nice looking bike! I pointed a friend...

Tjvan,
Nice looking bike!
I pointed a friend in Marshall to your CL ad.
07-15-17, 07:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 673
Posted By KZBrian

[QUOTE=jon c.;19721589]I have Suntour gum hood ...

[QUOTE=jon c.;19721589]I have Suntour gum hood

I'm not sure why that happens. My 86 Cannondale has the same problem. I use baby powder to unsticky the hoods.
06-18-17, 04:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,350
Posted By KZBrian

Go for a ride honey!

So I did.
https://goo.gl/photos/Brxupu1NtEkivb6N7
40 miles this afternoon.
04-03-17, 04:18 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,291
Posted By KZBrian

I love to ride Fort Custer...

I love to ride Fort Custer (https://www.mtbproject.com/trail/1463588/singletrack-tour) when I can. That offers an entirely different experience than the road riding I normally do. I have an entry...
02-16-17, 07:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,354
Posted By KZBrian

The Travel Agent is designed for that situation: ...

The Travel Agent is designed for that situation:
Problem Solvers (http://problemsolversbike.com/products/travel_agents)
02-07-17, 11:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,527
Posted By KZBrian

My second helmet. ...

My second helmet.

http://www.gearist.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/Article_Pro-Tec-Mirage_featured-150x150.jpg
02-02-17, 12:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 786
Posted By KZBrian

Looks just like mine. 1986. What a great riding...

Looks just like mine. 1986. What a great riding bike! Will fit 700X28 with fenders.
01-26-17, 06:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 875
Posted By KZBrian

Very cool! Mine was yellow. Replaced it with a...

Very cool! Mine was yellow. Replaced it with a Protec Mirage when the local bike club told me it was not certified, so I could not do time trials.
12-06-16, 12:18 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,185
Posted By KZBrian

Fort Custer

Fort Custer has some of the best singletrack anywhere. Before 2011, some of the trails were shared between bikes and horses. I never saw a horse on the trails but saw deep hoofprints in the dried...
08-28-16, 04:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,058
Posted By KZBrian

Do any of them track ***cycling specifically? I...

Do any of them track ***cycling specifically? I use Endomondo, and set it for "Other" when I put miles on the ***cycle.
08-13-16, 12:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 834
Posted By KZBrian

I'm glad for it too! 2011 - Developed...

I'm glad for it too!

2011 - Developed condromalacia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chondromalacia_patellae)in both knees, which made pedaling, climbing and descending stairs painful.
A few weeks...
08-06-16, 03:39 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,205
Posted By KZBrian

54, and I still ride old school. Most often...

54, and I still ride old school. Most often ridden are the 86 Cannondale SR400 I bought new, '86 Schwinn Super Sport, and a '94 Trek 920.
07-01-16, 10:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,603
Posted By KZBrian

Me too! That frame will fit 700X28 tires and...

Me too! That frame will fit 700X28 tires and fenders!
03-20-16, 08:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 601
Posted By KZBrian

I'm in! Thanks for pointing this out.

I'm in! Thanks for pointing this out.
Forum: Great Lakes
02-13-16, 03:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,504
Posted By KZBrian

Pedal Across Lower Michigan...

Pedal Across Lower Michigan (http://www.lmb.org/index.php?option=com_eventlist&view=details&id=1771&Itemid=21) - More northern route this year.
09-20-15, 09:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,688
Posted By KZBrian

I learned to ***cycle as a 12 year old in the...

I learned to ***cycle as a 12 year old in the '70s. I got a new Avenir 20" model 3 or 4 years ago. That has been good for riding around the neighborhood. I can go around 30 minutes/3 miles before...
09-04-15, 05:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,393
Posted By KZBrian

I'm 53 and thoroughly enjoy mountain biking! I...

I'm 53 and thoroughly enjoy mountain biking! I started around six years ago, and learned early to know my limits or things could hurt. I ride on the edge of conservatively. So far, I have had no...
08-09-15, 11:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 699
Posted By KZBrian

So true! I use ***cycling, planks and pushups...

So true! I use ***cycling, planks and pushups for core strengthening. It seems like climbing hills out of the seat on a bike also involves significant core contributions.
08-08-15, 04:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 699
Posted By KZBrian

Biking as Physical Therapy

Last winter I went through some weeks of PT due to an old neck injury causing significant pain in my neck and shoulder thirty years later.
They assigned several exercises to strengthen my back and...
07-31-15, 07:37 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 25,525
Posted By KZBrian

Some of the best years for Schwinn My 1986...

Some of the best years for Schwinn

My 1986 Super Sport

http://i1108.photobucket.com/albums/h416/kzbrian/Bikes/Schwinn%20Super%20Sport/1986SuperSport.jpg

And a 1987 Le Tour I fixed up for a...
07-22-15, 08:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,030
Posted By KZBrian

Good 466287

Good
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07-20-15, 07:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,074
Posted By KZBrian

1987 Schwinn Sierra - What to do?

This has been taking up space in my garage for a few years. It was midrange in the Schwinn lineup, and rides quite nicely.

The black chrome looks really bad. The tires, shifters, seat, chain,...
07-20-15, 03:18 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,031
Posted By KZBrian

That was 2011 on the Pedal Across Lower Michigan...

That was 2011 on the Pedal Across Lower Michigan tour. Several good storms here in the past week!
07-11-15, 01:11 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,031
Posted By KZBrian

The Sheriff's department came by announcing...

The Sheriff's department came by announcing "Dangerous storm coming! Find shelter!"

So we did.463836
07-05-15, 05:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,678
Posted By KZBrian

I wear contacts, and never ride without safety...

I wear contacts, and never ride without safety glasses. I prefer the "Crews Storm" from abcsafetymart.com. ~$6.00
07-05-15, 04:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,752
Posted By KZBrian

I'm still running a 42/52 with 14-28 rear on both...

I'm still running a 42/52 with 14-28 rear on both road bikes, but more and more I find myself coasting down steep hills, so the highest gears would not be missed if I did not have them.
07-05-15, 10:31 AM
Replies: 476
Views: 72,412
Posted By KZBrian

Proteus Touring Bike

Made in College Park, MD around 1974.

I traded this away a few years ago because it was too small for me.
http://i1108.photobucket.com/albums/h416/kzbrian/Bikes/Proteus/DSCN8641.jpg
07-03-15, 06:37 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,074
Posted By KZBrian

This is a 1986 Super Sport, made in...

This is a 1986 Super Sport, made in Mississippi.462216
06-03-15, 09:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,151
Posted By KZBrian

I use Endomondo free version (Android). Nice...

I use Endomondo free version (Android). Nice stats and history.
06-01-15, 08:04 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,052
Posted By KZBrian

Around once a year, I hear "Get on the...

Around once a year, I hear "Get on the sidewalk!", "Get on the sidewalk, you idiot!" or "Get the *** on the sidewalk!" No imagination around here.
05-23-15, 06:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,257
Posted By KZBrian

Very nice Chuck! I have not seen many of that...

Very nice Chuck!
I have not seen many of that color.
02-16-15, 01:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,257
Posted By KZBrian

This is the catalog photo ...

This is the catalog photo

http://i1108.photobucket.com/albums/h416/kzbrian/Bikes/Cannondale%20SR400/SR400_Catalog.jpg...
02-16-15, 12:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,257
Posted By KZBrian

Thanks OS! It's not a repaint. There are a...

Thanks OS!
It's not a repaint. There are a lot of chips in the paint. The biggest is visible in the picture, a scratch from the brake arm on the down tube.
Also the "Cannondale" is mostly rubbed...
02-16-15, 12:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,257
Posted By KZBrian

Winter Project - 1986 Cannondale SR400

I bought this bike new in the spring of 1987 when I was twenty-four years old. 1986 was the last model year for Cannondale to offer friction shifting. The Cyclone equipment has been a stellar...
01-17-15, 05:20 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,342
Posted By KZBrian

Pedal Across Lower Michigan ...

Pedal Across Lower Michigan

palmbiketour.org.
Registration is open now.
01-15-15, 07:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,563
Posted By KZBrian

Many of those Shimano 600 6 speed shifters...

Many of those Shimano 600 6 speed shifters failed, mine included. I replaced it with seven speed from ebay and put a seven speed freewheel on. Nice upgrade.




I have BioPace and like it. Set...
Forum: Foo
12-31-14, 07:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,864
Posted By KZBrian

I had the standard mesh procedure done one side...

I had the standard mesh procedure done one side 12 months ago.
I lived with the hernia for 5 pain free years, and my doctor said I should get it done because smaller ones are easier to deal with. ...
12-31-14, 07:10 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,974
Posted By KZBrian

1828 miles. I use Endomondo on an Android phone...

1828 miles. I use Endomondo on an Android phone to keep track.
I keep trying for 2K but have not made it since 2010.
08-30-14, 05:34 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,456
Posted By KZBrian

They started putting them in around here a few...

They started putting them in around here a few years ago. This one replaced a four way stop. The local drivers have seemed to grasp the concept. I have not had any problems.

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Replies: 6
Views: 1,971
Posted By KZBrian

Some of those older mountain bikes make fine...

Some of those older mountain bikes make fine commuter bikes.
Specialized Rock Hopper Mountain Bike (http://chicago.craigslist.org/sox/bik/4573318322.html)
Made in USA Trek 830...
07-02-14, 10:35 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,906
Posted By KZBrian

The numbers from a recent bike tour I was on show...

The numbers from a recent bike tour I was on show a high participation rate for 50+ riders.
http://www.palmbiketour.org/about-palm...
06-01-14, 06:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,608
Posted By KZBrian

Ouch! Where was that? I have seen more...

Ouch! Where was that? I have seen more dangerous potholes and cracks in the road this year than any time in recent memory.

I hope you heal up quickly.
05-28-14, 07:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,818
Posted By KZBrian

I have the M13 II/Quanta wheels from...

I have the M13 II/Quanta wheels from bicyclewheelguy on ebay. The look and work fine on my '86 Super Sport.
2000+ miles on them now. I have had to file down the joint on one, but perfect otherwise....
01-16-14, 12:45 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,607
Posted By KZBrian

Great color! I have an '86 SR400 that I bought...

Great color! I have an '86 SR400 that I bought new. Fast and agile.
12-30-13, 03:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,689
Posted By KZBrian

KS must be the kickstand.

KS must be the kickstand.
12-11-13, 05:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,912
Posted By KZBrian

I received a ***cycle as a gift when I was 11 or...

I received a ***cycle as a gift when I was 11 or 12. I learned how to ride pretty well with a few weeks of diligent practice, and rode that for 6 years, when it wore out.

Fast forward 32 years,...
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