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12-19-15, 11:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,526
Posted By Nightshade

Yes, they do exist. Worksman builds them all the...

Yes, they do exist. Worksman builds them all the time.

Worksman Design Your Own Classic MEN'S Cruiser | The Worksman Cycles Factory Direct Store, America's Oldest Cycle Manufacturer, Industrial...
08-26-15, 03:15 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,948
Posted By Nightshade

Dogs who chase ,or attack, cyclist deserve one...

Dogs who chase ,or attack, cyclist deserve one response............Lock & load.:mad::mad::mad::mad::mad:
08-26-15, 03:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 863
Posted By Nightshade

Make sure the bike your choose has no less than...

Make sure the bike your choose has no less than 36 spokes (12ga.) per wheel.
08-24-15, 01:30 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,519
Posted By Nightshade

Got a beautiful custom built bike that I can't...

Got a beautiful custom built bike that I can't ride anymore because of..........poor balance. Also have a beautiful custom built adult trike......I like to plan ahead.

I also have to walk with the...
07-30-15, 01:00 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,136
Posted By Nightshade

My advice is.......make sure that both your life...

My advice is.......make sure that both your life insurance ,as well as your health insurance, is paid up. You're gonna need it..............
06-18-15, 02:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,992
Posted By Nightshade

It really seems to be a shame that you're...

It really seems to be a shame that you're spoiling the fun part of cycling being so analytical. At your age fun is all that there is worth doing. You've paid your dues, you've made your way now ramp...
06-18-15, 02:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,582
Posted By Nightshade

With this frame it's doubtful that you will ever...

With this frame it's doubtful that you will ever need a new bike for casual riding. Lets not forget that steel smoothes out much of the road vibrations aluminum & carbon can't. Can you say strong as...
06-11-15, 02:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,444
Posted By Nightshade

"I was going to stick with my Fyxation Platforms...

"I was going to stick with my Fyxation Platforms with straps - but I'm hoping that going clipless with relieve some of the stress off my knees."

Is clipless going to "help" your knees?? NO! Oh...
06-04-15, 02:14 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,952
Posted By Nightshade

Ya know, I'd bet that the average cyclist has...

Ya know, I'd bet that the average cyclist has such a firm mental picture of a bicycle that a chain driven bicycle is what a bicycle is supposed to look like they can't bring themselves to ride/buy...
06-03-15, 03:41 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,380
Posted By Nightshade

This is why I carry a weapon if I know dogs are...

This is why I carry a weapon if I know dogs are on my route. Dogs are still primal animals so greater force is the only thing they can understand.
06-02-15, 01:47 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,380
Posted By Nightshade

Only sure way to deal with aggressive dogs...

Only sure way to deal with aggressive dogs is...........lock & load!:notamused::notamused:

And

It's called self defense. :notamused:

I'm dead serious.....:mad::mad:
06-02-15, 01:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 906
Posted By Nightshade

Crusier with sidecar

Enjoy........

GoodsHomeDesign (http://www.goodshomedesign.com/firestone-bicycle-with-sidecar/)
05-29-15, 01:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,205
Posted By Nightshade

Ye know not whereof ye speak about a...

Ye know not whereof ye speak about a Worksman,mate. Worksman are built to handle stress and loads that often require gas/electric power to haul and move.

With Worksman you get way,way more than...
05-29-15, 01:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 878
Posted By Nightshade

Anyone who goes from 0 to 100 like you are will...

Anyone who goes from 0 to 100 like you are will break stuff or hurt yourself. Condition yourself a bit at a time until your body can handle the extra load you want to put on it.

A bicycle is a fun...
05-29-15, 01:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 841
Posted By Nightshade

Do you get colds and such when you are on a visit...

Do you get colds and such when you are on a visit to a different part of the planet?? We get sick every time we go 350 mi to see our son. The weather and such is just different there.
05-15-15, 01:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 572
Posted By Nightshade

Humor can be strange even creepy. Yep, this is...

Humor can be strange even creepy. Yep, this is just plain creepy.:wtf::notamused::wtf:
05-13-15, 06:26 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,086
Posted By Nightshade

I think in long term use of all that I own. That...

I think in long term use of all that I own. That said, I own a 22 year old pristine 1993 Chevy Suburban that rolled off the car carrier into my garage.....brand spankin' new. We don't travel much now...
05-09-15, 11:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,650
Posted By Nightshade

A very nice video to enjoy with morning coffee....

A very nice video to enjoy with morning coffee. :thumb::thumb::thumb::thumb:
04-26-15, 11:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,252
Posted By Nightshade

And do you know if the structural integrity has...

And do you know if the structural integrity has been compromised by painting them?? :rolleyes::rolleyes:

There has to be a reason owners are cautioned not to paint helmets......... ...
04-25-15, 01:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 736
Posted By Nightshade

carpe diem my friends, carpe diem indeed! ( the...

carpe diem my friends, carpe diem indeed! ( the enjoyment of the pleasures of the moment without concern for the future)
04-25-15, 01:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,149
Posted By Nightshade

Do what I did on my wife's bike. She wanted a 3...

Do what I did on my wife's bike. She wanted a 3 sp but didn't want to spend money on a new bike. My solution to the problem? Have the bike shop replace the rear wheel hub with a 3sp hb. Cost about...
04-19-15, 12:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,784
Posted By Nightshade

Gee, I don't think you're being fair about "fit...

Gee, I don't think you're being fair about "fit over" sun glasses.

"Solar Shield" brand is made from lexan plastic (bullet proof) so your eyes are protected from flying road debris. The side...
04-06-15, 04:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,056
Posted By Nightshade

If your going to make a new bike light make the...

If your going to make a new bike light make the sucker at least 4x5 inches so it can REALLY be seen.

All this is is another damn dinky bike light...:bang::bang::bang:
04-06-15, 04:33 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,582
Posted By Nightshade

:roflmao2::roflmao2::roflmao2: Oh, the truth...

:roflmao2::roflmao2::roflmao2: Oh, the truth hurts...so bad! :p:p:p

Like it or not......steel is real. VERY real.....:lol::lol::lol:
03-28-15, 12:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,142
Posted By Nightshade

Yes, yes you do need to make 110% sure that ALL...

Yes, yes you do need to make 110% sure that ALL of your footware is a correct fit for your feet which means custom made just for you shoes. See if you can find a cobbler that can make you shoes to...
03-28-15, 12:21 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,582
Posted By Nightshade

"Best" frame material and why.........

I prefer steel but there are other frame materials than steel.

This story talks about these materials..........

What is the greenest type of bike frame? | Grist...
03-22-15, 12:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,142
Posted By Nightshade

Since you say you are a "clyde" it really is in...

Since you say you are a "clyde" it really is in your best interest to follow the advice of a competent podiatrist. You ARE harming your metatarsal arch squeezing your wide foot into shoes to narrow....
03-22-15, 12:15 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,075
Posted By Nightshade

It takes an idiot to even wanna talk about "...

It takes an idiot to even wanna talk about " regurgitation".

Really some people.............:notamused::notamused::notamused:
03-16-15, 05:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 732
Posted By Nightshade

Since a good big mirror can save your life I use...

Since a good big mirror can save your life I use scooter mirrors mounted to my bars with "P" clips.
03-16-15, 05:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,709
Posted By Nightshade

Since a good big mirror can save your life I use...

Since a good big mirror can save your life I use scooter mirrors mounted to my bars with "P" clips.

All the dinky assed bicycle mirrors are a waste of time...........
03-16-15, 05:49 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 12,128
Posted By Nightshade

Fashion is what fashion is with little thought to...

Fashion is what fashion is with little thought to actual use practicality involved.

Or......

A fool and his money are soon parted.
03-12-15, 01:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,510
Posted By Nightshade

The Micargi Rover 24" 7-Speed Women's Beach...

The Micargi Rover 24" 7-Speed Women's Beach Cruiser Bicycle Pink - looks to be a very fine bike for an 11 year old girl. Very fine indeed.......
03-02-15, 03:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,484
Posted By Nightshade

While it's nice to dream about a shaft drive bike...

While it's nice to dream about a shaft drive bike it really isn't a very energy efficient way to get your pedal energy to the drive wheel. The next best way get pedal energy to the drive wheel is...
02-23-15, 02:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,000
Posted By Nightshade

Believe it or not.......you are in a really good...

Believe it or not.......you are in a really good place with your diabetes. Loose some weight if you can while you continue to monitor your diabetes as you've been doing. Oh yes....ride....ride.. ride...
02-21-15, 02:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 757
Posted By Nightshade

Look into "visibility belts" like the military...

Look into "visibility belts" like the military use for on base ground activity. Allow you to wear any clothing you wish and still be highly visible to traffic.

Amazon.com: visibility belts...
02-17-15, 02:55 PM
Replies: 741
Views: 70,841
Posted By Nightshade

Good points both ! When it comes to what...

Good points both !

When it comes to what you buy the only person that you have account to is your wife ....... your life partner. (if you have a wife)

The rest of the world can suck eggs !!
02-05-15, 03:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,791
Posted By Nightshade

Try sledding instead. Sliding in the snow is fun...

Try sledding instead. Sliding in the snow is fun on your feet or your stomach!! :p:p:p
02-03-15, 01:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,201
Posted By Nightshade

Best tire for sharp glass is a........solid...

Best tire for sharp glass is a........solid rubber tire.

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02-03-15, 12:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,150
Posted By Nightshade

"We celebrated our 60th wedding anniversary last...

"We celebrated our 60th wedding anniversary last week" sound like you found the secret to a long happy marriage.

That is...........

Marry your best friend!

Congrats!!!!!!!!
01-30-15, 01:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,247
Posted By Nightshade

I find that a good working over with a plastic...

I find that a good working over with a plastic mallet breaks the leather fibers down to speed the break in process.

so........

I beat the snot outta my new Brooks when they are new. Makes'um...
01-28-15, 02:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,808
Posted By Nightshade

Any bike can be converted to a "crank forward"...

Any bike can be converted to a "crank forward" design. All that needs be done is change the seat post to a "layback" stye that allows the seat to placed more over the rear wheel.

I converted mine...
01-27-15, 02:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,808
Posted By Nightshade

It's best to avoid standing on your pedals to...

It's best to avoid standing on your pedals to increase joint life due to overloading of the joint. Go to a lower gear and stay seated. Believe it or not..........
01-23-15, 01:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,400
Posted By Nightshade

To avoid "leg suck" I installed a pair of spiked...

To avoid "leg suck" I installed a pair of spiked BMX pedals that hold my foot in place without the misery of clipless or toe clips.

I really like these pedals.......... Nashbar Verge Platform...
01-22-15, 01:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,132
Posted By Nightshade

I made my trailer in a weekend with simple hand...

I made my trailer in a weekend with simple hand tools and recycled materials I scrounged for free. Cost? About $25

Anyone can built this trailer by following the plans......... (carries over 100...
01-22-15, 01:49 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,187
Posted By Nightshade

"Simple Living" can best be summed up this...

"Simple Living" can best be summed up this way........."Spend less then you earn and save/invest the rest".

Remember, no one needs all the stuff they spend/waste money on. No one..........
01-18-15, 12:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 682
Posted By Nightshade

That new expensive bike...........

He sees a fellow staffer who rides up to him on a beautiful, very expensive, imported bicycle. The first staffer asks, "Where did you get that bike?" The second one replies, "Well, it was really...
01-18-15, 12:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 829
Posted By Nightshade

Something on this page maybe........... ...

Something on this page maybe...........

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01-18-15, 12:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,339
Posted By Nightshade

I carry a multi blade screw driver, a pair of...

I carry a multi blade screw driver, a pair of pliers and a small adjustable wrench in a seat bag. These tools have always been enough for minor problems, anything bigger will require a workshop to...
01-16-15, 02:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,395
Posted By Nightshade

"If in doubt throw it out" I say. Safest way to...

"If in doubt throw it out" I say. Safest way to keep safe with anything.
01-16-15, 02:15 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 38,909
Posted By Nightshade

As tricycles go this is a nice trike for the...

As tricycles go this is a nice trike for the older rider.....26" Schwinn Meridian Adult Tricycle in Cherry, Blue, Silver, or Mint Green - Walmart.com...
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