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Posted By RichardHaas

I agree with that. I have never understood why...

I agree with that. I have never understood why there had to be a difference but for some reason it started out like that for the gender's.
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Posted By RichardHaas

Yeah I've thought about painting the pink black...

Yeah I've thought about painting the pink black or white. Never cared for pink anything. I'm thinking enamel paint would work oK.
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Posted By RichardHaas

Yes it is regrettable that it seems to be the...

Yes it is regrettable that it seems to be the norm. When I was growing up it was almost a sin for a boy to ride a girls bike and it seems to be a lot better now days on that thinking. Back then he...
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Posted By RichardHaas

Thanks all for the comments. I am going to check...

Thanks all for the comments. I am going to check it out farther and see what actual size I need. The one given to me is a 26" tire size and it is a walmart type bike. I think I will enjoy riding...
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Posted By RichardHaas

Men riding a womens bike????

I have a few bikes but the most comfortable for now is a cruiser style bike. Someone gave me a womens mountain bike and am now going through it for maintenance and cleanup.
I have a prosthetic left...
03-05-18, 10:56 AM
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Views: 467
Posted By RichardHaas

Thanks for the info. I'll check with...

Thanks for the info.
I'll check with CycleWright since I have dealt with them before. I'm sure they can order the part I need.

Richard
03-05-18, 05:13 AM
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Posted By RichardHaas

Freewheel axle shaft question????

I found a very dirty, dusty Schwinn 5 speed Cruiser that I bought very cheap. Got it home and started taking apart and cleaning it.
It is a Schwinn Cruiser with a date code on the front badge dated...
02-22-18, 04:40 AM
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Posted By RichardHaas

I could spend days just looking at the scenery...

I could spend days just looking at the scenery and going real slow just to take it all in. Nice bike also.
02-19-18, 02:33 AM
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Views: 1,876
Posted By RichardHaas

Thanks Happy Feet for your input. Your way is...

Thanks Happy Feet for your input. Your way is what I intend to do simply because it is fun taking something that is cheap or thrown away and making it workable again. I do have a Huffy mtb that I...
02-18-18, 06:13 PM
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Views: 1,876
Posted By RichardHaas

Thanks ColonelSanders. I haven't ridden a bike...

Thanks ColonelSanders. I haven't ridden a bike since I was a teen and am now 73 years old. I went ahead and bought a Schwinn S7 just to get back into it. A very long vacation from riding. I took it...
Forum: Introductions
02-18-18, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 566
Posted By RichardHaas

Welcome Parriot1. I am in Morganton, NC. Where...

Welcome Parriot1. I am in Morganton, NC. Where are you in the western part of NC???
02-17-18, 10:17 AM
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Views: 1,876
Posted By RichardHaas

Thanks Wildwood and Iride01 for the good info. My...

Thanks Wildwood and Iride01 for the good info. My riding will probably be just for the exercise so leisure riding will be the thing. If there are any charity rides or short runs, I might do that...
02-17-18, 09:29 AM
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Views: 1,876
Posted By RichardHaas

Thanks Maelochs that is some good advise. I guess...

Thanks Maelochs that is some good advise. I guess I just need to do some more reading and youtube looking to figure out which one to go with. I guess mid priced bikes would be the best to look at.
...
02-17-18, 08:23 AM
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Views: 1,876
Posted By RichardHaas

Bike brand to restore

I've been looking for a way to get some good exercise and have again taken up biking. I am 73 years old and have been able to try many things that have interested me. I'm very mechanically inclined...
02-15-18, 11:25 AM
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Posted By RichardHaas

First time out on a new bike and its been since I...

First time out on a new bike and its been since I was a teen that I have ridden one. I am 73 and with a prosthetic left leg, I just wasn't sure how it would work out but it was good. I didn't ride...
Forum: Introductions
02-14-18, 02:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 630
Posted By RichardHaas

Pun'kin looks very good. I'm new to the forum...

Pun'kin looks very good. I'm new to the forum also. Lots of reading and learning. I retired when I was 62 and now I'm 73.
I don't think I could not have a car to get to the places I have to go but...
02-11-18, 05:32 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,365
Posted By RichardHaas

When I was a kid my bike wouldn't stop. Never...

When I was a kid my bike wouldn't stop. Never figured out why but my mama bought me a new pair of shoes and the same day I used them to stop the bike by putting them between the front forks and onto...
02-11-18, 06:41 AM
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Views: 809
Posted By RichardHaas

Indoor trainer question???

I am sure I need to do some indoor workouts to get my lungs back into shape. I just bought a Schwinn S7 and have been looking at the magnetic and fluid systems.
My question is can I mount the bike...
Forum: Introductions
02-09-18, 03:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 853
Posted By RichardHaas

Thanks Jack for the reply. I can't say it has...

Thanks Jack for the reply. I can't say it has been an easy trip with it but I do feel very fortunate that I had very little problems with it. It was years that a lot of people didn't know I even had...
Forum: Introductions
02-09-18, 02:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By RichardHaas

Welcome oldjim. I am new here also and 73 young...

Welcome oldjim. I am new here also and 73 young on this end. Just got off my bike from riding around the yard and am completely out of breath from just a few minutes on it. There seems to be a lot...
02-09-18, 11:07 AM
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Posted By RichardHaas

Thanks Doug for the welcome. I rode a motorcycle...

Thanks Doug for the welcome. I rode a motorcycle when I was a teenager and hung that idea up when I almost wrecked it while racing cars stop light to stop light. Took it home after sliding through a...
02-09-18, 03:31 AM
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Views: 614,521
Posted By RichardHaas

I don't have photos yet of a Schwinn S7 I bought...

I don't have photos yet of a Schwinn S7 I bought yesterday at a local bike shop but when I take some I'll post them. I am very old and a newbie at this bike riding.
Someone had given him a car rack...
02-08-18, 04:08 AM
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Posted By RichardHaas

I was asked by RonH to check into this part of...

I was asked by RonH to check into this part of the forum.
I am 73 years old and just starting to ride a little. Last time I rode a bike was when I was in junior high school.
I was at the trash...
Forum: Introductions
02-07-18, 09:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 853
Posted By RichardHaas

I am in Morganton, NC. I'll add that to my...

I am in Morganton, NC.
I'll add that to my profile.

Thanks
Forum: Introductions
02-07-18, 03:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 853
Posted By RichardHaas

Old man back in the saddle

Hi everyone.
I am 73 years old and have been wanting to get some good exercise for a long time.
I found a mountain bike that someone was throwing away and brought it home. It is a Huffy Rock Creek...
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