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09-16-09, 01:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 689
Posted By pgk

Check out Lupine, they are not cheap by any...

Check out Lupine, they are not cheap by any standards, but built very well. Check out their Betty LCD 1500 Lumens!!!
http://www.lupine.de/web/en/
09-16-09, 01:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 572
Posted By pgk

Check out Lupine. Highend, expensive. but very...

Check out Lupine. Highend, expensive. but very nice. Check out their "Betty" 1500 lumens LED!!
http://www.lupine.de/web/en/
09-12-09, 11:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 590
Posted By pgk

That's nothing! I can do that with my eyes...

That's nothing! I can do that with my eyes closed.:D Wonder how many bones he has broken over the years?
09-11-09, 11:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 884
Posted By pgk

+1 on the rollers. Pickup a resistance unit and...

+1 on the rollers. Pickup a resistance unit and your good to go.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-09, 11:44 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,956
Posted By pgk

I use Speed Play titanium frogs on my roadie, and...

I use Speed Play titanium frogs on my roadie, and Specialized mtb shoes not sure what model I purchased but I do know that they have little if any flex in them. That combo works for me. I ride for...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-09, 10:18 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,698
Posted By pgk

I always use a computer on my road bike. I like...

I always use a computer on my road bike. I like to check my distance and it also comes in handy for mantainance. Used to be more concerned with my average speed but with my schedule this summer I'm...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-10-09, 12:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 13,226
Posted By pgk

I had tig welded up a TV Stand a couple of years...

I had tig welded up a TV Stand a couple of years ago out of 1" sq. tube 10ga. I took it to a powder cost company about a hour from my home. They did a two color white with gold and if my memory...
09-10-09, 11:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 816
Posted By pgk

The way I see it is you both agreed on a price,...

The way I see it is you both agreed on a price, yes? It's a done deal dude!! Next time do your homework on shipping costs. Chalk it up to a good learning experience..:thumb:
09-10-09, 08:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By pgk

I haven't used one of those clamps, I just...

I haven't used one of those clamps, I just mounted a couple a hooks in the ceiling and hang my bikes upside down by their wheels. Works like a charm for just a few bucks too.
09-10-09, 08:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 563
Posted By pgk

Michael I would go see my doc on that one..

Michael
I would go see my doc on that one..
09-09-09, 12:18 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,549
Posted By pgk

I rode rails to trails this last labor day...

I rode rails to trails this last labor day weekend for the first time, probably not the best time either, they were packed with families riding, people walking and jogging. It was a nice route to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-09, 08:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,594
Posted By pgk

I have used Pro-Link which I think is a nice...

I have used Pro-Link which I think is a nice product, along with quite a few others. Some claiming that they last for over a 1000 miles depending on thw weather. But I think regardless of what you...
08-28-09, 07:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,429
Posted By pgk

When my wife was pregnant with our first child...

When my wife was pregnant with our first child she used to get bad leg cramps in the middle of the night, never having a leg cramp I couldn't understand what all the fuss what about. After taking up...
08-20-09, 06:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 409
Posted By pgk

Everytime you pulled on the bar you were also...

Everytime you pulled on the bar you were also pulling or moving the seat post. Been there done that.:thumb: Glad you found the problem.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-09, 01:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,588
Posted By pgk

Hey Subframe Is that a turntable and a whole...

Hey Subframe
Is that a turntable and a whole bunch of LP's in the background of your picture? That takes me back a few years...:)
08-07-09, 01:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,504
Posted By pgk

+1

+1
08-07-09, 12:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,234
Posted By pgk

Beautiful country. We went out to Washington a...

Beautiful country. We went out to Washington a few years back on vacation with no agenda what so ever. Flew out from MI rented a suv and just traveled from one location to another. Had a great time,...
08-06-09, 01:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 860
Posted By pgk

+1 on what type of floor your on. I have the...

+1 on what type of floor your on. I have the Minoura brand and in the basement which is cement they are dead quiet. On the first floor wood, whole different story.
Forum: Framebuilders
08-06-09, 12:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,024
Posted By pgk

Both gas and Tig are a art form at least in my...

Both gas and Tig are a art form at least in my opinion. And I worry more when I tig with AC than with DC about getting shocks. Hot, humid, and or wet conditions when using alternating current are...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-09, 11:56 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,954
Posted By pgk

I throw everything together in the washer doesn't...

I throw everything together in the washer doesn't matter what color it is. Our washer has a sportwear cycle that work fantastic, from there into the dryer.... That hand washing thing gets old in a...
07-29-09, 11:50 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,822
Posted By pgk

Some funny stories here, I'll add mine in. I'm 52...

Some funny stories here, I'll add mine in. I'm 52 and just took up riding again last year after about a 35 year break. Used to to a little road biking back in the early to mid 70's. Anyways one of my...
07-29-09, 11:21 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,105
Posted By pgk

Iv'e used mineral spirits mixed with Mobil 1 for...

Iv'e used mineral spirits mixed with Mobil 1 for ever. Mix 3 to 1, put in a re sealable plastic container throw your chain in shake, done.. Actually if you want to make sure that all the solvent or...
07-29-09, 11:00 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,105
Posted By pgk

Yes you can, just pour a little on a shop towel ...

Yes you can, just pour a little on a shop towel and use the end of the towel to clean in between each cog.
07-29-09, 09:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,645
Posted By pgk

Thanks John, I'll give that a try. Pete

Thanks John, I'll give that a try.

Pete
07-29-09, 07:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,645
Posted By pgk

I just received my order from Handlebra.com they...

I just received my order from Handlebra.com they make very nice leather bar wrap. I installed it per Park Tools method, which has you wrap from plug end first, counterclockwise on the right bar and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-09, 09:24 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,395
Posted By pgk

Butter you have to be kidding right? OMG, just...

Butter you have to be kidding right? OMG, just when you think you have heard it all. Clean with a biodegradable degreaser, then tide then vinegar, then rinse. I would use the soak cycle with each...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-09, 01:14 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,303
Posted By pgk

I take my Blackberry with me when I ride by...

I take my Blackberry with me when I ride by myself, I can't tell the difference whether I have or not. I really wouldn't worry about the weight. They don"t have pay phones out in the country..
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-09, 01:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,011
Posted By pgk

I placed a order online July 1rst and still have...

I placed a order online July 1rst and still have not recieved it either, finally called nashbar and they reccomended that I should place orders over the phone until they can get their new software...
06-18-09, 11:33 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,561
Posted By pgk

I'm 52 and I feel much younger than my age, most...

I'm 52 and I feel much younger than my age, most of the time. If it wasn't for my gray thinning hairline I would look younger than I am too. Every once in a while I'll still get carded for buying...
05-14-09, 08:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,081
Posted By pgk

Also depends on what inner tubes one uses, some...

Also depends on what inner tubes one uses, some are more prone to leaking down than others. I currently have some latex tubes made by Michelin and they loose pressure overnight to the point where...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-09, 07:17 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,536
Posted By pgk

Roof racks are nice as long as you remember that...

Roof racks are nice as long as you remember that you have a bike or two mounted on your roof before you pull into your garage. A friend of mine just took delivery a few years ago of a brand new...
10-29-08, 09:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,565
Posted By pgk

I had torn mine quite a few years ago in a dirt...

I had torn mine quite a few years ago in a dirt bike accident "one of many" came back to haunt me years later. I had my knee scoped three years ago and it's been about 90% ever since.. Actually it...
10-01-08, 11:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 915
Posted By pgk

I welcome new technology, but Shimano has got to...

I welcome new technology, but Shimano has got to be kidding if they think for one minute I'm going to shell out $3000.00 for that component.
I can see it now, sorry I can't go riding yet my battery...
08-06-08, 08:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 904
Posted By pgk

I just installed the Pro Race 3's last week,...

I just installed the Pro Race 3's last week, don't have many miles on them yet but so far they seem to ride smooth, corner great, and have very low rolling resistance. I almost purchased the 4000's...
08-06-08, 06:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By pgk

I saw a hen last weekend, she let me get within...

I saw a hen last weekend, she let me get within 20 feet or so before she took off.
07-30-08, 07:13 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,436
Posted By pgk

I just purchased a Roubaix Expert at my local...

I just purchased a Roubaix Expert at my local bike shop and it had a sticker price of $3300.00 on it, I told the owner that I was ready to buy and was willing to pay in cash please give me your best...
07-29-08, 08:00 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,946
Posted By pgk

A friend of mine "Jack" and I went to a...

A friend of mine "Jack" and I went to a photography class in Holland MI. last weekend, we brought our bikes along so we could get a ride in between classes. Luckly for most of the ride this nice...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-08, 07:28 AM
Replies: 26,479
Views: 16,204,234
Posted By pgk

Here's my new addition to the family, just picked...

Here's my new addition to the family, just picked it up last week..

Pete
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