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08-22-22, 01:54 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,992
Posted By kermie

Glad your getting out there into the traffic OP....

Glad your getting out there into the traffic OP. Just to add to the stories, which have been very interesting, I live in Colorado where cycling is done by many, so I have not had too many issues in...
08-22-22, 09:48 AM
Replies: 3,519
Views: 403,426
Posted By kermie

I have worn helmets since I got into bicycle...

I have worn helmets since I got into bicycle racing in the late 80's. In the early 90's I was hit from behind by a pickup truck, and the helmet saved me from some major head injuries. That was a Giro...
08-22-22, 08:19 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 8,145
Posted By kermie

Lets get this going again!! Weekend ride,...

Lets get this going again!!

Weekend ride, crossing the South Platte river.
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08-10-22, 12:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,050
Posted By kermie

Love the evolution your Allez Pro has made. Looks...

Love the evolution your Allez Pro has made. Looks great. I do love mine and have since I bought it brand new. Put a lot of miles on it and it is still the fastest bike in my group. And agree, silver...
08-09-22, 08:30 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 166,998
Posted By kermie

Well, there are always challenges right ;) ....

Well, there are always challenges right ;) . Hopefully your able to get it together and give it a ride soon. Looking forward to hearing your impressions
08-09-22, 07:50 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 166,998
Posted By kermie

jethro00 So as a follow up to your purchase, have...

jethro00 So as a follow up to your purchase, have you 2 been able to get a ride in. The concern I had with that bike was the softride post as well. Just curious how it's going. I'm glad you picked it...
08-09-22, 07:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 888
Posted By kermie

That sounds and looks like a lot of fun!! Thank...

That sounds and looks like a lot of fun!! Thank you for sharing this story, as it helps get me more motivated to get my stoker out more and take bigger challenges.
08-08-22, 02:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 439
Posted By kermie

Here we go: ...

Here we go:

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08-08-22, 08:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 567
Posted By kermie

That sure is a beauty, and has an awesome history.

That sure is a beauty, and has an awesome history.
08-01-22, 11:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 694
Posted By kermie

Wow that's an awesome collection!!

Wow that's an awesome collection!!
07-22-22, 08:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 888
Posted By kermie

I was in the same boat with my stoker wife. We...

I was in the same boat with my stoker wife. We ended up getting a great deal on an old Santana Vision. So far we have gone on rides every weekend, and she is wanting to increase our miles. It's been...
07-20-22, 01:00 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,037
Posted By kermie

That's a great question. My Fuji has a carbon...

That's a great question. My Fuji has a carbon fork, My Specialized has an aluminum fork, and my other 2 steel frames have steel forks. Of all of them, I like the feel of the carbon fork the best....
07-20-22, 11:00 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,037
Posted By kermie

I have always found Steel to be a better riding...

I have always found Steel to be a better riding bike than aluminum in road bikes. My first "Real" bicycle, was a 1988 Peugeot Versailles with Light action Shimano components. Not top end by any means...
07-20-22, 07:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 311
Posted By kermie

Nice you were able to ID it :) Now photos...

Nice you were able to ID it :) Now photos please!! We love looking at bikes
07-16-22, 02:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 616
Posted By kermie

My 1985 Panasonic DX3000 came with the Golden...

My 1985 Panasonic DX3000 came with the Golden Arrow derailleurs and downtube shifters, so 1985 time frame would be a start on finding some. I have had no issues with mine, but I have only had the...
07-15-22, 03:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By kermie

Welcome!! Which ST did you get? ST300 or ST500?...

Welcome!! Which ST did you get? ST300 or ST500? The 300 looks like it was the frameset and the 500 the full bike. Sounds like your going to have fun on this ride
07-15-22, 10:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 737
Posted By kermie

Lot's of excuses to not ride. The days I get up...

Lot's of excuses to not ride. The days I get up and put on my gear before I have time to think of excuses, always works the best for me.
07-13-22, 11:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 964
Posted By kermie

I don't do much night riding anymore, but back in...

I don't do much night riding anymore, but back in the early 90's I trained in the early morning hours, at about the start of rush hour. The headlight and taillight helped, but the biggest upgrade was...
07-11-22, 04:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 407
Posted By kermie

I completely agree with Bill. Pick up one of many...

I completely agree with Bill. Pick up one of many books out there. I recently got one of Bicycling magazine bicycle repair books. Great instructions on bicycle repair with lots of pictures. I got one...
07-11-22, 11:37 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 77,172
Posted By kermie

Here is our first tandem. Told the wife we would...

Here is our first tandem. Told the wife we would see if this is something she would be interested in doing on a regular basis since I cannot get her on her single very often. It's a 1993 Santana...
07-11-22, 09:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 400
Posted By kermie

Great article on the century rides. It's been a...

Great article on the century rides. It's been a long time since I completed a century ride, but I did a number of them when I was in my 20's and 30's. Funny how my reactions where as described. All...
07-07-22, 11:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 352
Posted By kermie

Thank you for the history on the brand. Very...

Thank you for the history on the brand. Very interesting and what a beautiful frame you got.
07-06-22, 07:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 624
Posted By kermie

I am always on the side of, "It's your bike, your...

I am always on the side of, "It's your bike, your call" I would leave it as is. If the paint is in like new condition, I would put new decals. But if the paint is like new, it's not patinaed.....Not...
07-05-22, 08:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 391
Posted By kermie

That sure is a beautiful bike. The white would...

That sure is a beautiful bike. The white would have grabbed me as well.
07-05-22, 07:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 173
Posted By kermie

In doing a quick search, is this the Schwinn...

In doing a quick search, is this the Schwinn bicycle? It appears later models were department store models, which have a price point to follow. Enjoy the bike, and don't worry about value. Having fun...
07-04-22, 09:00 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 8,145
Posted By kermie

Shot from east Denver Colorado. Enjoying an early...

Shot from east Denver Colorado. Enjoying an early morning ride on my Allez Pro.
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07-04-22, 08:50 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 166,998
Posted By kermie

Crazy indeed

Crazy indeed
07-02-22, 11:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 622
Posted By kermie

She did great!!! That looks in really nice shape...

She did great!!! That looks in really nice shape too
06-30-22, 11:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 760
Posted By kermie

To the tire question, if it were me, I would buy...

To the tire question, if it were me, I would buy new tires and tubes. Rubber does degrade over time, so you want to keep it reliable. As to the trailer, Im sure it would be fine, but someone with...
06-28-22, 10:56 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 5,321
Posted By kermie

Ah, don't forget, which is the best Motor Oil for...

Ah, don't forget, which is the best Motor Oil for My car, truck motorcycle

Is using nitrogen in my tires the best way to get faster.....
06-27-22, 09:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 760
Posted By kermie

Seeing the SunTour Accushift, leads me to agree,...

Seeing the SunTour Accushift, leads me to agree, mid to late 1980's I think Accushift came out in 86 or 87....
06-27-22, 07:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 760
Posted By kermie

That should be a fun project. Looks like several...

That should be a fun project. Looks like several areas will need attention, but it will make you knowledgeable for future buys. Have fun, and keep us posted on your progress.
06-27-22, 07:35 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 5,321
Posted By kermie

This happens in all types of forums across the...

This happens in all types of forums across the internet. Most of the folks have found, inherited, bought cheaply, a bicycle, car, motorcycle, stereo turntable, and truly want to hear, they got the...
Replies: 16
Views: 1,900
Posted By kermie

There is a following for many of the Panasonic...

There is a following for many of the Panasonic models. The Sport was considered lower end at the time it was marketed, but a well built bike. Post up some photos so we can identify the years roughly.
06-24-22, 10:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 592
Posted By kermie

Welcome!! You can post a picture to your album in...

Welcome!! You can post a picture to your album in your user profile and someone will post it up into this thread until you get 10 post.
06-23-22, 10:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 320
Posted By kermie

Nice work so far!! I'm sure that will look great...

Nice work so far!! I'm sure that will look great when done.
06-23-22, 10:38 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 166,998
Posted By kermie

This looks like a good price for a DaVinci at...

This looks like a good price for a DaVinci at $1500.00. I just picked up a Santana so I'm out..

Davinci (https://cosprings.craigslist.org/bik/d/colorado-springs-davinci-tandem/7492084271.html)
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06-23-22, 10:26 AM
Replies: 74,088
Views: 12,045,685
Posted By kermie

Great price, but too big for me.

1986 Ross Mountain Bike Size "22 Vintage - $65 (Denver)https://images.craigslist.org/00404_jsu9KdnG0fXz_0CD0t2_600x450.jpg

Ross Mt Hood...
06-22-22, 08:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 339
Posted By kermie

Now that looks great in red!! Love it

Now that looks great in red!! Love it
06-22-22, 07:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 339
Posted By kermie

I remember those bikes from magazines and ad's...

I remember those bikes from magazines and ad's but I never saw one on the road or in a bike shop. Strange looking as it was, it was kind of cool. Thanks for posting the article.
06-21-22, 11:39 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,477
Posted By kermie

I do have several sets of bibs, and prefer how...

I do have several sets of bibs, and prefer how they feel. I am a spare tire carrier, so there could be that. But, they are not as convenient if you need to do any other business........But...
06-16-22, 07:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 544
Posted By kermie

Very nice pick up!! Awesome that the pump matches...

Very nice pick up!! Awesome that the pump matches as well :)
06-14-22, 12:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 300
Posted By kermie

Until you get 10 post, you can post your pictures...

Until you get 10 post, you can post your pictures to your album in your profile.
06-09-22, 02:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 263
Posted By kermie

Unless you can find some NOS, Cane Creek brake...

Unless you can find some NOS, Cane Creek brake hoods are about it that I can find. And they are 1 piece, so you need to remove the brake cable to install as far as I know.

Edit: I say that, but I...
06-08-22, 09:16 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 8,141
Posted By kermie

I too have to go with the DA 7400 for it's jewel...

I too have to go with the DA 7400 for it's jewel like appearance. I studied the one I got for my Allez Pro for days before installing it.

...
06-07-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 938
Posted By kermie

My parents couldn't afford the StingRay either,...

My parents couldn't afford the StingRay either, so I ended up getting a Huffy StingRay knock off. Single speed with the tall handlebars and banana seat. It was a candy type green, with a race slick...
06-06-22, 08:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By kermie

I agree, which one calls to you to come for a...

I agree, which one calls to you to come for a ride. Which do you enjoy spinning on the most. We always have a favorite in our stable.
06-04-22, 03:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 191
Posted By kermie

Oh Man, That looks great!! Congrats

Oh Man, That looks great!! Congrats
06-03-22, 12:09 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 9,290
Posted By kermie

To the OP, I understand what you are saying about...

To the OP, I understand what you are saying about helmets, safety and your thoughts on them. I don't agree, but it is your right to believe. In 1993 I was run down from behind while on a training...
06-02-22, 11:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 553
Posted By kermie

That is an awesome job on that bike!! Well done

That is an awesome job on that bike!! Well done
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