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06-22-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 11,515
Posted By thepartsguy

I was headed down that same road

I sometimes use a cycling GPS program with my iPhone but I often jump on the bike and start riding. I have several and they still have an old Cateye or Vetta computer. I seldom reset the trip...
05-11-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,189
Posted By thepartsguy

Thats easier said than done. I work in a car...

Thats easier said than done. I work in a car dealership and we have the same situation. There are times you can work them in but too many want immediate attention.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 15,284
Posted By thepartsguy

like cleaning hands after a repair

like cleaning hands after a repair
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 15,284
Posted By thepartsguy

I keep an entire roll in my camera backpack. If...

I keep an entire roll in my camera backpack. If I'm hiking or riding its nice to know its there. I got caught on a section of the Buckeye Trail a few years ago and I'm lucky I'd put some napkins in...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-20, 07:43 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 15,284
Posted By thepartsguy

When riding on my trainer I've cut a water bottle...

When riding on my trainer I've cut a water bottle in half to use it for holding the TV remote. It is easier than having to have it in a jersey or on a table.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 15,284
Posted By thepartsguy

do you recall tire scrappers?

Back in the day there were those wire and rubber things that went on the brake bolt. They rubbed on the tread to kick off any glass when riding.
04-14-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 25,807
Views: 2,607,503
Posted By thepartsguy

a week late

Love your bike. I took out my M2 mountain bike April 3rd for just 9 miles. Three of that was mud and dirt , Bike was covered in muck but it was fun. Had to carry bike across two sections and a...
04-14-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 31,396
Posted By thepartsguy

As you have seen by now thats whats happened in...

As you have seen by now thats whats happened in NYC and maybe in Louisiana and Florida to some extent. We will be facing this stuff until a antibody serum is offered and then a vaccine. The vaccine...
03-30-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 9,671
Posted By thepartsguy

I'm hiding in my basement with 3 years worth of...

I'm hiding in my basement with 3 years worth of toilet paper and bottled water....Now that I have your attention, I've been walking some days with my wife and plan on cycling some old single track...
03-02-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,487
Posted By thepartsguy

odd that this has become fastest or fasting century talk

You are right on pace with my fastest century. I did the Hancock ride in Ohio about 14 years ago at that same pace. It was IIRC 106 miles in roughly the same riding time. They have a pasta lunch and...
03-02-20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,487
Posted By thepartsguy

why risk the bonk or other issues?

My wife and I have a friend who was riding in Florida and fainted because of poor nutrition while riding after a work out. Its been three months since her brain injury and months in rehab. Is it...
02-10-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 7,652
Posted By thepartsguy

what if they did this ?

Get the manufacturers to list frame weight , average from weight of the model plus weight range from smallest to largest in the series. Then have a disclaimer stating specs are subject to change...
11-25-19, 07:30 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 21,904
Posted By thepartsguy

don't think that way

I'm just getting back into riding at 64 after a 10 year break to let a knee injury heal. When I was 50 I met a 74 year old rider who was an ultra-marathon cyclist and had logged over 150 century...
10-28-19, 07:05 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 20,477
Posted By thepartsguy

Yes and its illegal on lawn tractors too. Drunks...

Yes and its illegal on lawn tractors too. Drunks who have had licenses taken away have thought they could get away with that too. Its illegal either way but the average person who has a drinking...
10-28-19, 05:31 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 20,477
Posted By thepartsguy

I could see the concern for drunks now being on...

I could see the concern for drunks now being on e-bikes because they have had the DL revoked. I'm sure its happening.
10-13-19, 09:46 PM
Replies: 25,807
Views: 2,607,503
Posted By thepartsguy

did some paved and trail today

Just finished repaint and rebuild of a 1994 Stumpjumper M2 FS and RockSkox DH. Took it out for an hour on trails near my house. Still need to adjust some things. Seat is a little off, front pads need...
10-12-19, 09:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,375
Posted By thepartsguy

I just finished a 94 Stumpjumper rebuild. Rear...

I just finished a 94 Stumpjumper rebuild. Rear derailleur was my issue during the initial tuning tonight and I found out the rear hanger was bent. I bought the frame and a 95 Rockshox DH for the...
10-07-19, 06:27 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 71,308
Posted By thepartsguy

I was a road cyclist before getting my first...

I was a road cyclist before getting my first mountain bike in 1996. Had been on drops since early 70s. I have less numbness riding hoods or drops on my road bike than I do on straight bars or bar...
10-07-19, 06:16 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,069
Posted By thepartsguy

You're doing great. Anything to further your...

You're doing great. Anything to further your health and lengthen your life is an accomplishment.
10-07-19, 06:12 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,069
Posted By thepartsguy

keep on riding

Hope you have a rapid recovery. My dentist used to race and wore out a hip due to training, skiing and genetics. He took about half year to get back at it. He rides from 5-20 miles almost everyday...
10-06-19, 06:50 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,069
Posted By thepartsguy

LOL at the video, that sure beats energy bar...

LOL at the video, that sure beats energy bar chunks stuck to the top tube.
10-06-19, 06:48 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,069
Posted By thepartsguy

I'll say hello and welcome even though I'm new...

I'll say hello and welcome even though I'm new here too.
10-05-19, 06:03 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,069
Posted By thepartsguy

I ride for the Zen like meditative state I achieve

Now that I have your attention I do it for my health. Its always helped me keep my weight down and maintain tone.
I didn't ride for 10 years and was hitting the gym instead. My muscle weight has...
Forum: Introductions
10-05-19, 04:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 339
Posted By thepartsguy

Thanks for the welcome. Have lurked on here...

Thanks for the welcome. Have lurked on here searching for info and figured I should finally join the party.
Forum: Introductions
10-05-19, 11:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,113
Posted By thepartsguy

Nice job on the saddle. I've recovered a leather...

Nice job on the saddle. I've recovered a leather padded saddle but never hung a Brooks. Kudos for the great repair and also a shout out from the Akron area.
Forum: Introductions
10-05-19, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 339
Posted By thepartsguy

Hello from Ohio

Figured I'd join so I could share my knowledge in the tech sectors. You guys can call me Dave. My first bike was a Raleigh 3 speed in the mid 60s. Have owned about 20 over my life. Next was a Schwinn...
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