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04-27-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 503
Posted By Squeeze

OP here again. Thanks to all for the advice! Much...

OP here again. Thanks to all for the advice! Much appreciated.
04-26-21, 11:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 503
Posted By Squeeze

Thanks. I'm not really planning to swap tires...

Thanks. I'm not really planning to swap tires often - just wondering and trying to think of all my questions at one time.
04-26-21, 10:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 503
Posted By Squeeze

Questions about switching to tubeless wheels & tires for the first time

My LBS will be building a tubeless-compatible wheelset for my Cross Check once the parts arrive. I have never tried tubeless but I needed to get my stock rear wheel trued and figured I'd quit...
Forum: Foo
04-26-21, 09:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 387
Posted By Squeeze

https://hg1.funnyjunk.com/pictures/Hank+god+dammit...

https://hg1.funnyjunk.com/pictures/Hank+god+dammit+bobby_a042de_4680627.jpg
Forum: Foo
04-23-21, 11:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 558
Posted By Squeeze

*joins in the nose-wrinkling* I agree with...

*joins in the nose-wrinkling*

I agree with Grammar Captain Higgins.

I like my Cross Check. I bought a used one in 2019 after years of reading about how great they are on this and other bike...
Forum: Foo
04-15-21, 01:50 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,416
Posted By Squeeze

Got my first Moderna shot this morning. That was...

Got my first Moderna shot this morning. That was about five hours ago and so far, I feel completely normal. Time will tell.

Thanks for sharing your stories, everyone. It's good to read what people...
04-13-21, 10:29 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,077
Posted By Squeeze

I donated my old and well-worn road bike to a...

I donated my old and well-worn road bike to a bicycle co-op in 2019 because I live where gravel trails are everywhere and I was tired of being limited to pavement on 700x25 tires. I rode it on gravel...
04-13-21, 10:12 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,215
Posted By Squeeze

6 cars/pickups - 9 bicycles Not counting...

6 cars/pickups - 9 bicycles

Not counting bicycles I've bought for my parents, wife, and kids, but it does include bikes my parents gave me when I was a kid.
04-08-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,827
Posted By Squeeze

I like frames in any color except black. And I...

I like frames in any color except black. And I prefer chrome or silver parts over black for cranks, seatpost, stems, etc.

Signed,

The owner of two nearly all-black bikes with black hardware...
04-07-21, 03:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 594
Posted By Squeeze

I am also about 6'1" and maybe 6'2" with shoes...

I am also about 6'1" and maybe 6'2" with shoes on. I've never measured my cycling inseam, but I wear pants/jeans with 32" inseams and 16-35 dress shirts. My Cross Check is a 58 and seems to fit fine....
04-07-21, 03:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 708
Posted By Squeeze

Off topic, but I really like your homemade stand....

Off topic, but I really like your homemade stand. Hope it's not patented, as I'm probably going to copy it. :thumb:
Forum: Foo
03-26-21, 10:46 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,499
Posted By Squeeze

Thanks! I'm not a Twitter user, but I'm sure I...

Thanks! I'm not a Twitter user, but I'm sure I can figure it out. Very much appreciated.
Forum: Foo
03-24-21, 03:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,499
Posted By Squeeze

I've had just one haircut since about February of...

I've had just one haircut since about February of 2020. I got one in August because my son was returning to school and I figured I should get my mop trimmed a bit too, as a good example. Now it's...
03-12-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,433
Posted By Squeeze

According to Strava from recent rides, I...

According to Strava from recent rides, I consistently average 10 mph on mostly gravel with plenty of hills on a Surly Cross Check.
Forum: Foo
03-05-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,139
Posted By Squeeze

https://themasterstable.files.wordpress.com/2016/1...

https://themasterstable.files.wordpress.com/2016/11/screenshot-2016-11-07-at-6-36-01-pm.png
Forum: Foo
03-04-21, 06:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,139
Posted By Squeeze

For those who like streaming internet radio, you...

For those who like streaming internet radio, you might like this site. The between-song chatter and comedy shorts can be NSFW, but the music is good and not the same old "greatest hits" over and...
02-23-21, 04:16 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,155
Posted By Squeeze

I finally found an older (2017) picture I've been...

I finally found an older (2017) picture I've been meaning to find and post since this thread started.

Does anyone else have a matching bicycle and snow shovel? :roflmao:
...
02-19-21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,191
Posted By Squeeze

Like most Americans, I think, my mind thinks in...

Like most Americans, I think, my mind thinks in Imperial simply from a lifetime of using it. I think in miles and pounds and gallons.

I can understand volume and length in Metric without too much...
02-17-21, 01:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 760
Posted By Squeeze

If you haven't found it yet, you might enjoy the...

If you haven't found it yet, you might enjoy the Classic & Vintage forum and three of my favorite threads there about older mountain bikes:

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/
...
Forum: Foo
02-04-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 696
Posted By Squeeze

Happy birthday Hondo! I'll be there myself in...

Happy birthday Hondo! I'll be there myself in June.

*cracks open lukewarm can of Keystone light*
Forum: Foo
01-29-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,045
Posted By Squeeze

Wait, Keystone Light comes in bottles?! :eek:

Wait, Keystone Light comes in bottles?! :eek:
01-15-21, 01:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,257
Posted By Squeeze

People removing their second and third chainrings...

People removing their second and third chainrings and front derailleurs.
01-15-21, 11:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 855
Posted By Squeeze

I thought that's what this thread was about,...

I thought that's what this thread was about, until I googled some of the pedals in the original post.
Forum: Foo
01-14-21, 04:22 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,016
Posted By Squeeze

Whew! Five more years before I have to clean up....

Whew! Five more years before I have to clean up. :thumb:

Your shop looks great, OP.
12-25-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,232
Posted By Squeeze

Both, if it's a long wait at a red light at a...

Both, if it's a long wait at a red light at a busy intersection. Otherwise, either, I guess. I've never really thought about this before. I've only ever used platform pedals; maybe that's why.
12-07-20, 08:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 552
Posted By Squeeze

Thanks, everyone. I'll check out the Park Tool...

Thanks, everyone. I'll check out the Park Tool videos. I watch RJ The Bike Guy too, but probably haven't seen nearly enough videos from either source to know what I need for all this stuff. Thanks...
12-07-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 552
Posted By Squeeze

What tools do I need for bottom brackets, cranksets, and hub overhauls?

I have a Cross Check that's 2x9 but geared too high. I need a lower climbing gear. I could probably change to two smaller chainrings, but I'm also thinking about going to 3x (which I'm used to and...
12-04-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 620
Posted By Squeeze

Try posting in the Classic & Vintage section....

Try posting in the Classic & Vintage section. Photos will help.

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/
Forum: Foo
12-04-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 473
Posted By Squeeze

Quarantine 451 Coronavirus-Five The Virus In...

Quarantine 451
Coronavirus-Five
The Virus In The White City
How To Win Friends And Infect People
I Know Why The Quarantined Girl Sings
10-16-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,910
Posted By Squeeze

When I first started using Strava, I came home...

When I first started using Strava, I came home from a ride and found other people's rides linked to mine, including people using their full names. I could see where they lived, too...or at least...
10-05-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,209
Posted By Squeeze

Really cool. Inspiring. Thanks for sharing the...

Really cool. Inspiring. Thanks for sharing the story and pictures.
Forum: Foo
10-02-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,248
Posted By Squeeze

I also would like to know how to "zero out" an...

I also would like to know how to "zero out" an iPad. I have one that's only a couple years old. It belonged to my father. He wrote down passwords to everything before he died but I haven't been able...
Forum: Foo
09-23-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,350
Posted By Squeeze

Those look like the trails around Mount Chilead.

Those look like the trails around Mount Chilead.
Forum: Foo
09-23-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,694
Posted By Squeeze

I love seeing movies I don't know anything about....

I love seeing movies I don't know anything about. I remember back in the days of video tape rentals my wife brought home two movies for the weekend that I had heard of, but knew nothing about: Fargo...
09-18-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,933
Posted By Squeeze

I really like the look of this when they're still...

I really like the look of this when they're still like that, but I wonder if taking down or hanging up a bike - especially one of the middle three - would cause them all to swing and bang together...
09-18-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 337
Posted By Squeeze

Here's a link to the photos. ...

Here's a link to the photos.

https://imgur.com/a/EGN3elV
Forum: Foo
09-14-20, 03:04 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,760
Posted By Squeeze

@ahsposo...

@ahsposo (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/ahsposo-185612.html), I hope you heal up quickly and completely! Gruesome story. :twitchy:
09-14-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,676
Posted By Squeeze

What about a Surly Cross Check? I wanted a BMC...

What about a Surly Cross Check? I wanted a BMC Monstercross but didn't like the most recent yellow color, and the older blue and green ones were sold out in my size by the time I got hip to Black...
09-11-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 896
Posted By Squeeze

I wear a mask everywhere in public these days but...

I wear a mask everywhere in public these days but not on my bicycle. I ride alone and don't come close to too many other people while riding.

I was impressed a couple weekends ago as I pedaled up...
09-03-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,694
Posted By Squeeze

I like what I'm used to, what works, and what is...

I like what I'm used to, what works, and what is commonly available just about anywhere.

Heck, I don't even want disc brakes.
Forum: Commuting
08-25-20, 08:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 13,994
Posted By Squeeze

Thanks @GeneO...

Thanks @GeneO (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/geneo-195685.html)!
Forum: Commuting
08-24-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 13,994
Posted By Squeeze

A follow-up question about Spurcycle bells, if I...

A follow-up question about Spurcycle bells, if I may:

I've watched a few videos about how to install them, but none showed how to remove one and if the metal "strap" is re-usable.

I'm not...
Forum: Foo
08-21-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,975
Posted By Squeeze

:thumb:

:thumb:
08-03-20, 10:18 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,006
Posted By Squeeze

The current count in my garage is seven bikes for...

The current count in my garage is seven bikes for a family of four. That number is subject to change in either direction as our kids are growing and I keep an eye out for cool old rigid steel...
Forum: Foo
07-30-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,418
Posted By Squeeze

Wow, that's a great looking VW. My first car...

Wow, that's a great looking VW.

My first car was a 1974 SuperBeetle. My second was a 1971 SuperBeetle.

I still have my copy of John Muir's book "How To Keep Your VW Alive For The Compleat...
07-27-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 970
Posted By Squeeze

I'm a little over 6'1" and ride 58cm road bikes,...

I'm a little over 6'1" and ride 58cm road bikes, if that helps any.
07-26-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 7,768
Views: 2,150,176
Posted By Squeeze

Great link. And a parts list, too! Thanks. ...

Great link. And a parts list, too! Thanks.

That is excellent reading for anyone interested in converting old mountain bikes to 1x10.
07-24-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,055
Posted By Squeeze

I live near two roundabouts. One is on a regular...

I live near two roundabouts. One is on a regular road in between a hospital and a residential area where people are going around 30 - 35 mph and I get through it fine on a bicycle. I stand up with...
Forum: Commuting
07-24-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,617
Posted By Squeeze

Is the OP writing a paper for school, or perhaps...

Is the OP writing a paper for school, or perhaps a business proposal?
07-24-20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,580
Posted By Squeeze

Wow! What a transformation. Thanks for taking the...

Wow! What a transformation. Thanks for taking the time to post the pictures and descriptions.
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