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01-01-17, 10:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,788
Posted By Shepp30

Thanks all, planning to try the kool stops salmon...

Thanks all, planning to try the kool stops salmon pads...Happy New Year!
12-28-16, 02:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,788
Posted By Shepp30

Thanks guys, correct my stock pads are...

Thanks guys, correct my stock pads are cartridge-style. They all look to be about the same dimensions on-line, I wasn't sure if I could just order any pad,
listed as a cartridge pad.
12-28-16, 12:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,788
Posted By Shepp30

Brake Pad Replacement - Tektro R317

Hi Guys,


I am looking for replacement pads for the Tektro R317 long reach dual-pivot caliper brakes on my Jamis Satellite Comp. Will any "cartridge" pad work?




Thanks Shepp30
04-29-15, 06:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,270
Posted By Shepp30

I have a 90s steel Trek floor pump, still going...

I have a 90s steel Trek floor pump, still going strong after 20 something years. I may very well try the Nashbar Earl Grey (Lifetime Warranty) after reading some reviews over the weekend - if/when...
04-12-15, 05:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,882
Posted By Shepp30

Until you buy the next one, then it becomes the...

Until you buy the next one, then it becomes the old bike :thumb:
04-05-15, 07:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,663
Posted By Shepp30

As far as the cost of using Proofide, I have had...

As far as the cost of using Proofide, I have had the larger tin for 3 or 4 years and simply cannot imagine ever needing another. I apply to my brooks twice per year, and as someone mentioned a pea...
04-05-15, 07:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,414
Posted By Shepp30

Nice! What are those? ^^

Nice! What are those? ^^
03-29-15, 05:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,289
Posted By Shepp30

Dang Willy that sux, I had pile of saddles in the...

Dang Willy that sux, I had pile of saddles in the basement that kept getting taller until I bit the bullet and bought a B17 - I think you would have been amazed. As the guys mentioned, over treating...
03-28-15, 06:19 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 8,181
Posted By Shepp30

MTD: 190/265 ... 2 OR 3 inches of snow yesterday...

MTD: 190/265 ... 2 OR 3 inches of snow yesterday and last night, did I mention Ohio weather sux?
03-22-15, 07:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,071
Posted By Shepp30

Not sure what part of the country you live in...

Not sure what part of the country you live in Scotty, but a steel hybrid might fit the bill. I rode a Trek 730 and a Trek 850 with road wheels at 270#s with nary an issue. Craigs list around here has...
03-22-15, 07:35 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 8,181
Posted By Shepp30

MTD: 160\265...Ohio weather sux!

MTD: 160\265...Ohio weather sux!
03-22-15, 07:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,165
Posted By Shepp30

Rest In peace Tom, the world was a better place...

Rest In peace Tom, the world was a better place with you in it!
03-16-15, 06:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 710
Posted By Shepp30

Look toward the bottom of this page. Sheldon, I...

Look toward the bottom of this page. Sheldon, I believe, did a roll out on most tires and listed the setting...accurate within 1-2 percent. He also describes how to do and what a roll out is.
...
03-15-15, 03:34 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 8,181
Posted By Shepp30

First outside ride of the year :) 51 degrees with...

First outside ride of the year :) 51 degrees with a cold WNW wind...but managed 20 miles! MTD: 120/265
03-15-15, 12:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By Shepp30

Hi Rob, Congratulations on the weight loss!...

Hi Rob,

Congratulations on the weight loss! A riding buddy of mine rides a Synapse and loves it for comfort and nimble ride. He bought the triple crank option that flattens the rolling hills in...
03-15-15, 11:12 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,208
Posted By Shepp30

+1 On the Jamis Coda Sport...steel bike and fork....

+1 On the Jamis Coda Sport...steel bike and fork. A nice, sporty option with 32c 700 tires/wheels that can be had for around $400.00 new in my area - and it is a bike that you wont out grow, err...
03-14-15, 05:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,085
Posted By Shepp30

Yes apparently still around though the link to...

Yes apparently still around though the link to the C series manuals doesn't work currently or maybe ever from some of the discussions I read while googling.




Thanks Thumpic, I found that site...
03-13-15, 06:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,085
Posted By Shepp30

Vetta C-100 Innovator

Hi All,

Suppose this is the correct place to post. I just bought a barely used 1990 Schwinn Traveler to ride on salty roads this spring. It has a Vetta C-100 Computer that was hardly used as well....
03-08-15, 10:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,536
Posted By Shepp30

Are knee scopes typically done with a general or...

Are knee scopes typically done with a general or local anesthetic? If my knee makes it through the season, it will probably be the last.
03-07-15, 07:05 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 8,181
Posted By Shepp30

Mtd: 50/265

Mtd: 50/265
03-01-15, 09:21 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,400
Posted By Shepp30

"Love Me Do" The Beatles

"Love Me Do" The Beatles
03-01-15, 08:26 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 8,181
Posted By Shepp30

I'm in for 265 this month - 600 miles on my legs...

I'm in for 265 this month - 600 miles on my legs and saddle coming out of March would be my best start ever, be it mostly on the trainer. If mother nature cooperates that might be little conservative...
02-28-15, 11:21 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 6,288
Posted By Shepp30

:thumb: MTD: 205/200

:thumb: MTD: 205/200
02-22-15, 06:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,504
Posted By Shepp30

I rotate chains as well, at about 1000 miles I...

I rotate chains as well, at about 1000 miles I put on a clean chain and drop the old one in odorless mineral spirits, agitate and repeat.

I use Boeshield and re-lube around 200 miles - I replace...
02-22-15, 06:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 965
Posted By Shepp30

I also have the Brooks B17. Mine was the most...

I also have the Brooks B17. Mine was the most comfortable saddle I have ever ridden, right out of the box.
Forum: Introductions
02-22-15, 10:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By Shepp30

You're never too young...enjoy and welcome.

You're never too young...enjoy and welcome.
02-21-15, 07:10 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,344
Posted By Shepp30

N+1 or 2 - I'm looking for a salty road bike for...

N+1 or 2 - I'm looking for a salty road bike for early season rides and...you never know what you'll will stumble across :-)
02-21-15, 07:24 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 6,288
Posted By Shepp30

Closing in : 150/200

Closing in : 150/200
02-17-15, 05:43 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 6,288
Posted By Shepp30

Mtd: 120/200

Mtd: 120/200
02-15-15, 10:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,449
Posted By Shepp30

^^^ Agreed.

^^^ Agreed.
02-15-15, 09:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,562
Posted By Shepp30

This unfortunately...I have an old Schwinn that...

This unfortunately...I have an old Schwinn that stays on the trainer, so I don't wear out the components on my regular rides.

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02-15-15, 08:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,079
Posted By Shepp30

I love everything about the old steel bikes and...

I love everything about the old steel bikes and have owned many over the years, but for me, there is no comparison in comfort to my newer bikes. I have a 2012 relaxed top tube, Reynolds Steel bike...
02-15-15, 08:00 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 6,288
Posted By Shepp30

Mtd: 100/200

Mtd: 100/200
02-15-15, 07:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,382
Posted By Shepp30

Hi, I have the Park PCS-10. It was a little...

Hi,

I have the Park PCS-10. It was a little bit pricey but is built well enough to last a life time. The bike mechanic that ordered it for me was impressed as well and bought himself one.
02-14-15, 03:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,284
Posted By Shepp30

I have the Cygolite 550. In the $65.00...

I have the Cygolite 550. In the $65.00 rechargeable range, I can't imagine a light being much more. The strobe feature is nice for day time or evening rides.
02-01-15, 03:09 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 6,288
Posted By Shepp30

Back after a long winters nap...im in for 200...

Back after a long winters nap...im in for 200 trainer miles, after 130 in January.
01-10-15, 08:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,235
Posted By Shepp30

Hotshot - without a doubt! :thumb:

Hotshot - without a doubt! :thumb:
03-16-14, 11:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,034
Posted By Shepp30

In really cool temps, I jump on the trainer and...

In really cool temps, I jump on the trainer and spin for 5 miles.
03-12-14, 06:02 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,744
Posted By Shepp30

Looks a bit funky to me, certainly not the same...

Looks a bit funky to me, certainly not the same composition on both sides. I'd be concerned about the mushy side not holding form. Did you buy from an authorized seller online? Ask them about it.
...
03-10-14, 04:16 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,834
Posted By Shepp30

Sears.com...

Sears.com (http://www.sears.com/craftsman-3-gallon-portable-air-compressor/p-00915362000P?prdNo=3&blockNo=3&blockType=G3)

Was on sale at Christmas for 69.00 if I recall correctly - quite handy for...
03-09-14, 07:46 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 256,521
Posted By Shepp30

My 87' 312 winter project, nearly complete....

My 87' 312 winter project, nearly complete. Hoping for a ride Tuesday (58 degrees) before 4-8 inches of the white crap on Wednesday.

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03-05-14, 05:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,644
Posted By Shepp30

WAT? No!

WAT? No!
02-24-14, 05:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,544
Posted By Shepp30

TJ...I use Jagwire Road Pro Kits with success....

TJ...I use Jagwire Road Pro Kits with success. Top notch quality in a kit with everything you need - also comes in a nice variety of colors. I pick the
kit up for about $35 - I also use the Parks...
02-23-14, 06:59 PM
Replies: 872
Views: 202,952
Posted By Shepp30

An almost finished, Japanese winter project - and...

An almost finished, Japanese winter project - and it is unfortunately still winter; thus the kitchen back drop :-)

Still deciding on a saddle.

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02-02-14, 10:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,437
Posted By Shepp30

Nice looking saddle...a bit on the expensive side...

Nice looking saddle...a bit on the expensive side for the winter trainer. I am leaning heavily toward trying the Rido...
02-01-14, 11:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,437
Posted By Shepp30

Perineum Friendly Saddle/Seat?

Hi All,

Recently purchased a Kurt Kinetic Road Machine to keep some bike fitness over the winter. I have been looking for a winter saddle/seat for the bike that will take pressure off the perineum...
01-05-14, 11:09 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,359
Posted By Shepp30

358186 A belated present to myself after...

358186 A belated present to myself after having won my fantasy football pool...the latest in the never ending attempt to stop the inevitable 10 - 15 pound weight gain that occurs in North Central...
09-26-13, 12:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,302
Posted By Shepp30

I have this one...

I have this one http://www.parktool.com/product/home-mechanic-repair-stand-pcs-10 .
It is built like a tank and folds up out of my way in a corner...very well made but they don't give them away.
09-26-13, 09:46 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,759
Posted By Shepp30

I rotate chains frequently, I bought the park...

I rotate chains frequently, I bought the park tool. I have both KMC and SRAMs in my rotation...they are both very difficult to disassmble with bare hands when filthy.

Mine is a 9 speed...can't...
09-20-13, 10:29 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,246
Posted By Shepp30

Another very satisfied B17 owner - most...

Another very satisfied B17 owner - most comfortable saddle right out of the box that I have ever ridden. Have one on my primary road bike, bought it late this past spring and have logged 1,400 miles...
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