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Forum: Northeast
05-22-07, 03:49 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 29,342
Posted By tonphil1960

Nj

North Haledon here, Passaic Co, Bergen border..

T Bone
05-18-07, 11:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,101
Posted By tonphil1960

I have not locked it as I usually don't venture...

I have not locked it as I usually don't venture far from the bike. I do however have a coiled cable that I can carry if I know I am going to be away from the bike. I do lock with 2 cables when the...
05-18-07, 11:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 907
Posted By tonphil1960

I have Shimano pedals with clipless on one side...

I have Shimano pedals with clipless on one side and platforms on the other best of both worlds. No it would not be Fredish, do what you like and forget the rest.

T
05-18-07, 11:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 903
Posted By tonphil1960

While I am no Mike Tyson, I have done some heavy...

While I am no Mike Tyson, I have done some heavy and speed bag work. I think that if the driver had told me he was going to kill me it would have ended right then and there. Maybe not the right way...
05-12-07, 01:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 864
Posted By tonphil1960

Clipped in............

Well, Since I got my hew bike last week and put 2 rides and 30 miles on it so far I am already a clipless convert. What a difference in speed, pedal stroke, power. I'll never ride platform again...
05-10-07, 02:22 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,397
Posted By tonphil1960

new, yeah......................

Just got my Fuji Newest 2.0 last weekend. Love it so far. Quick and responsive.

I love all the Brooks in the pics you guys posted..

T Bone
05-08-07, 02:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,013
Posted By tonphil1960

Boutique, highest priced, super store with a...

Boutique, highest priced, super store with a service guy. That's like a car dealership where they don't give a sh)t if you are there or not. Find a small dealer that cares. My shops owner takes care...
05-08-07, 02:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,013
Posted By tonphil1960

LBS's

As you said you frequent this shop. Do you deal with the owner, of is it a high end shop where the owner is on his Throne in his office. I have many shops local to me. I deal with 2 only and with the...
05-07-07, 04:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 457
Posted By tonphil1960

yeah

Oh yeah the need for speed has been satisfied !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

T
05-06-07, 02:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 457
Posted By tonphil1960

Doc, yes, good bike Huh? Retro, well it's...

Doc, yes, good bike Huh?

Retro, well it's all how you look at it. When you bring it home it's the Newest till you get another one. If the planets are not lined up right then none of the names...
05-06-07, 11:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 457
Posted By tonphil1960

I have seen the Roadbike Light !!!!!!!!!!

Oh yeah, rode my new bike today, quick 10 miles. Fuji Newest 2.0. Awesome ride, never with my Hybrid could I do 14-15 mph into a 20 mph headwind !!!!!!!!!! Cruising at 15 no wind is effortless. ...
05-06-07, 04:12 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,140
Posted By tonphil1960

Well howdie, ya,all, 'nother good ol Merican...

Well howdie, ya,all, 'nother good ol Merican redneck chekin in her'', well I'll be dipped ...,,,,,,,@#$^&

I have a great LBS here, have dealt with him in the past. I went with the Fuji Newest 2.0...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-07, 02:04 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,521
Posted By tonphil1960

Yes Wd 40 is not a lubricant. Steve, why...

Yes Wd 40 is not a lubricant.

Steve, why the 90 Wt? use a lighter oil and you will not have to cut it,,, no???

T
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-07, 04:25 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,521
Posted By tonphil1960

10/30 Motor oil, on a clean chain. I used 3 and 1...

10/30 Motor oil, on a clean chain. I used 3 and 1 for years as I youngin' and never had a chain problem in my life. oh yeah remember when you clean your chain, change the air in your tires, it goes...
05-03-07, 03:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 430
Posted By tonphil1960

As long as you are comfy it's good. You seem to...

As long as you are comfy it's good. You seem to be in the right height area so thats good. Take the tools with you on your next ride and play with fore and aft positions. If it feels right it usually...
04-29-07, 02:17 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,589
Posted By tonphil1960

Yes I am all for Brooks, looks like it would be...

Yes I am all for Brooks, looks like it would be great on my Hybrid !!!!!!!!!! Have to find one CHEAP

T
04-29-07, 05:41 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,589
Posted By tonphil1960

I have the old hand pain with my trek 7100 Hybrid...

I have the old hand pain with my trek 7100 Hybrid too. I have an ajustable stem so I am still playing with it after a few years with this bike. The problem is when the bars are up higher I am nothing...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-07, 03:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,025
Posted By tonphil1960

Great, beautiful color. Glad I settled on this...

Great, beautiful color. Glad I settled on this one. I will ride it to death...

Thanks T
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-07, 10:31 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,514
Posted By tonphil1960

What is Tour mag. rating here. Bikes or the...

What is Tour mag. rating here. Bikes or the Hubble Telescope. If someone puts their ass on a bike and it rides well for them and they like it, it's a good bike. Killing...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-07, 10:24 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,514
Posted By tonphil1960

yeah I remember the good old days in the late...

yeah I remember the good old days in the late 70's Motobecane, Puch, made Mopeds too. Gitane, Fuji, yes, Pugeot. yeah those were the days. Gotta Love Moto's.

T
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-07, 07:05 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,514
Posted By tonphil1960

I LOVE MOTOBECANES !!!!!!!!!!!! Didn't buy one...

I LOVE MOTOBECANES !!!!!!!!!!!! Didn't buy one but love em still...


T Bone
04-27-07, 04:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 361
Posted By tonphil1960

I looked into it too for a 7100. I am going to...

I looked into it too for a 7100. I am going to put flat bars on mine so I can get down on the bars better.
If you want to get down more get a road bike like I am doing...

T
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-07, 04:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,025
Posted By tonphil1960

I am getting that excact bike tomorrow. For the...

I am getting that excact bike tomorrow. For the price it's a good bike, if you are a racer look elsewhere. Wish me luck..

T
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-07, 03:46 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,514
Posted By tonphil1960

Killing me !!!!!!!!!! I have a Hyundai too,...

Killing me !!!!!!!!!! I have a Hyundai too, second one. 100,000 mile warranty!!!!! Great mileage !!!!!
Thousands cheaper than comparable Jap cars. Best cars I have ever owned and I have had many...
04-27-07, 03:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 965
Posted By tonphil1960

The bikes that stick in my mind are a 5 Speed...

The bikes that stick in my mind are a 5 Speed Ross Stingray style I had, I still have the reciept for it, 39.99. I rode that bike for many, many years, it was chopped, sissy barred, made single...
04-27-07, 01:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 965
Posted By tonphil1960

Maxx, Deal? What Deal ???? I know the...

Maxx,

Deal? What Deal ???? I know the law, wasn't it I that wrote it, and the law says ,,
Bust the Deal Face the Wheel !!!!!!!!! Gulag, Gulag, Gulag

T
04-26-07, 04:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 965
Posted By tonphil1960

Maxx. Not this Sat, next Sat. Yes. Oh...

Maxx. Not this Sat, next Sat. Yes. Oh yeah,, Who Runs Bartertown????

T
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-07, 03:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 617
Posted By tonphil1960

Most of the shops here will cut you 40 or 50...

Most of the shops here will cut you 40 or 50 bucks off MSRP in low end bikes. Some will not give you any break at all..

T
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-07, 03:56 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,514
Posted By tonphil1960

Dare to be different. I am getting a Fuji in 2...

Dare to be different. I am getting a Fuji in 2 weeks. Why?? Because you don't like them.

T
04-26-07, 03:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 965
Posted By tonphil1960

Remember?? the old days

Anyone remember the old days riding a 10 speed for thousands of miles no flats, no broken chains no broken anything. Are the bikes and hardware getting cheaper or are there more worry warts out there...
04-26-07, 02:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,573
Posted By tonphil1960

Hey good for you. It takes a bigger set of Ba((s...

Hey good for you. It takes a bigger set of Ba((s to do it than not to. I still won't do it though.

T
04-26-07, 02:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 918
Posted By tonphil1960

Hey Wino, I am sure gonna try, 2 weeks ETA for...

Hey Wino, I am sure gonna try, 2 weeks ETA for new bike and maybe a whole new outlook !!!!!!

Thanks T
04-26-07, 02:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 918
Posted By tonphil1960

Ok guys, yes it sure as S*^t is killing me. There...

Ok guys, yes it sure as S*^t is killing me. There is a big difference between working full time and Coming home a half in a coma. I mean mentally and physically !!!!!!!!! The last thing I want to do...
04-26-07, 02:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,924
Posted By tonphil1960

I am 6'4" also and 200 now. My fighting weight is...

I am 6'4" also and 200 now. My fighting weight is 185, hope the hot weather and riding melts it off thats for sure. Then again I never got over 170 or so till I was 35 years old.

T
04-25-07, 02:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 918
Posted By tonphil1960

yeah I hear all of ya, I do know for a fact then...

yeah I hear all of ya, I do know for a fact then once you get on the bike it's enjoyable. Getting moving to get on the bike is the hard part. I still am smoking ( SSHHHHHH) but you smokers know how...
04-25-07, 02:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 918
Posted By tonphil1960

Thanks guys, Yes I guess you are right, the...

Thanks guys, Yes I guess you are right, the better shape I am in the easier the job will be on me. I did try that route once and it was next to impossible but I will try it again. Maybe when I get...
04-24-07, 03:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,037
Posted By tonphil1960

All I can say is I rode a Hybrid for 3 years and...

All I can say is I rode a Hybrid for 3 years and it was good enough I guess but as I started doing more and more charity rides and riding with people I am getting a new road bike in a few weeks. I...
04-24-07, 02:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 918
Posted By tonphil1960

When the job kills you**********???

Ok guys, thought I would put this one here as I am not 50 but almost there. What to do when the Job is literally killing you? I drive a Tri Axle Dump truck, I am up at 3:30-4 am and home by 4...
04-20-07, 02:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,044
Posted By tonphil1960

Go for it. I have a 7100 Hybrid and love it. I...

Go for it. I have a 7100 Hybrid and love it. I have 35 tires. Maybe go Hybrid instead of Flatbar??

T
04-20-07, 01:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 525
Posted By tonphil1960

I agree with No Navigator !!! My daughter has...

I agree with No Navigator !!! My daughter has one. Nice bike but not the easiest to get moving. I have a Trek 7100 Hybrid love it. Go Hybrid if you don't plan on any off roading.. JMO

Tony
04-20-07, 01:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,073
Posted By tonphil1960

Glad you are on a road bike no matter what bike...

Glad you are on a road bike no matter what bike it is. As for path vs road. I have the same problem, I would rather be on the road, we have a nice 14 mile round trip path near here but unless you...
04-20-07, 01:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 609
Posted By tonphil1960

Congrats on the new bike, enjoy it and keep it on...

Congrats on the new bike, enjoy it and keep it on 2 wheels !!!!!!!!! I ride a Hybrid too. I am getting mine new roadie next weekend, can't wait..

Tony
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-07, 02:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,033
Posted By tonphil1960

If you have and know how to spray with a gun then...

If you have and know how to spray with a gun then get yourself some Auto paint and go for it. If not the equip will cost more than a paint job would cost you.

T
04-18-07, 03:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,854
Posted By tonphil1960

I am getting Shimano duall sided clipless on my...

I am getting Shimano duall sided clipless on my new bike when I get it this weekend ,, YES
They have the clipless side and a small platform on the other. The LBS owner has supplied me with nice...
04-18-07, 03:00 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,101
Posted By tonphil1960

Boy, I wish I had the time to get in hours like...

Boy, I wish I had the time to get in hours like that. If I can get 4 hours a week I am lucky. Not enough but better than nothing. Work sucks!
I think hours is a good way to go though, you are...
04-17-07, 05:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,354
Posted By tonphil1960

The Trek Navagator series might fit your bill....

The Trek Navagator series might fit your bill. Confort and upright. Ask your Trek dealer to ride one. My daughter has one, if you want comfy this is it.

T
04-17-07, 05:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 576
Posted By tonphil1960

Well at 18 or 20 years old is one thing,,, a...

Well at 18 or 20 years old is one thing,,, a grown man over 50 and does not work?? What the hell is this? Drop him of at a hospital and they HAVE to take care of him. The important part is not to...
04-17-07, 05:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,170
Posted By tonphil1960

yeah if it is Brooks I love it. I had one on my...

yeah if it is Brooks I love it. I had one on my 10 speed when i was a kid, brings back memories. I remember it being very comfy too. I rode ALOT on that old saddle. call me a romantic

T
04-16-07, 01:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,170
Posted By tonphil1960

Blues Dog and JCM Love the saddles !!!! ...

Blues Dog and JCM Love the saddles !!!!

Gee, if you like the Bell, I like the bell !!!!!!!!!

T Bone
04-16-07, 01:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,382
Posted By tonphil1960

Hey there ya go, Battle has it!! Your price...

Hey there ya go, Battle has it!!
Your price and at a Bike Shop..
Go for it !!!!!!!!!!!!!

T
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