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Forum: Touring
05-11-17, 11:03 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,875
Posted By tgbikes

SMP extra the one they rec. for touring to wide...

SMP extra the one they rec. for touring to wide for me.
Forum: Touring
05-11-17, 07:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,875
Posted By tgbikes

At 71 yrs old 25 yrs cycling, cost to cost. I...

At 71 yrs old 25 yrs cycling, cost to cost. I have probably spent more on saddles than bikes. about 2 yrs. ago I had blood in seaman, (yes it still works) several trips to medical Dr. & hundreds of $...
Forum: Touring
08-16-16, 01:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,748
Posted By tgbikes

Surly LHT age

when was the first LHT available? Is there a color chart for the year?
03-30-14, 05:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 658
Posted By tgbikes

trail help

I live 7 blocks from the keystone trail, in Omaha Nebraska. Over the last 23 years I have rehabbed bad knees, ridden several bikes, commuted, gone to the grocery store, trained for coast to coast &...
03-29-14, 09:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 702
Posted By tgbikes

trail ??

In your town who is in charge of the non motorized trails paid for the federal government?? do these trails ever have signs directing new users which side to use, or encouraging them not to block...
Forum: Touring
03-19-14, 06:28 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 13,616
Posted By tgbikes

longer lower bolt and washers between bike and...

longer lower bolt and washers between bike and cage tilting bottle up. works with my LHT and fuel bottle.
Forum: Touring
03-15-14, 08:54 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,274
Posted By tgbikes

You are write about the football knees. But I...

You are write about the football knees. But I wouldn't no a video game if one bit Me. I just finished my daily 12 Mi. warm up, (250) last week, and am eating my high protein breakfast with hole wheat...
Forum: Touring
03-15-14, 06:46 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,274
Posted By tgbikes

I haven't read much of this thread. But as a 68...

I haven't read much of this thread. But as a 68 yr. old with 40 yr. old knee surgeries, not replacements. I have spent 25 years spinning multi gear bikes. I now the best knees since I was 25. It...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-14, 12:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,850
Posted By tgbikes

windo glazing works well also!

windo glazing works well also!
01-29-14, 07:38 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 40,167
Posted By tgbikes

have terry Gel fly 10mi. for SMP extra

have terry Gel fly 10mi. for SMP extra
Forum: For Sale
01-23-14, 04:18 AM
Replies: 1,365
Sticky Saddle swap
Views: 338,346
Posted By tgbikes

I have a terry fly Gel about 10 mi. on it....

I have a terry fly Gel about 10 mi. on it. Looking for Selle Anatomica Tinanico X. will pay
01-09-14, 08:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,174
Posted By tgbikes

I am 71 in tall with 90cm inseam, and found that...

I am 71 in tall with 90cm inseam, and found that the short TT can mean bad toe overlap. I ride a 60 cm LHT with 8 cm stem. For me it's better than flopping over on a slow turn, I am 67.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-14, 07:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,661
Posted By tgbikes

I haven't used gloves, except for warmth, in...

I haven't used gloves, except for warmth, in years and thousands of miles loaded touring. When things are adjusted for YOU. I just think the different feel with skin actuly making contact with the...
12-14-13, 02:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,195
Posted By tgbikes

You scared me with the 135mm width on the selle...

You scared me with the 135mm width on the selle anatomica , I have a titanic X on order the 135 is set bone spacing not the total width. they have several videos that were interesting.
12-07-13, 05:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,195
Posted By tgbikes

If you are asking me, I never said the SMP didn't...

If you are asking me, I never said the SMP didn't hold up. If anything it would be indestructible.
12-05-13, 01:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,195
Posted By tgbikes

You weigh how much?

You weigh how much?
12-01-13, 07:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,195
Posted By tgbikes

clydesdale saddle

I know this is a rerun but, searched with no luck. @ 215-235 lbs. I have loved and hated several saddles. the B17 works for a while then sags the tension nut seems like puling a cable up the crotch-...
Forum: Touring
10-20-13, 05:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,289
Posted By tgbikes

what is Andalusia?

what is Andalusia?
Forum: Touring
10-20-13, 02:53 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,221
Posted By tgbikes

He is enough to give equipment manufactures hart...

He is enough to give equipment manufactures hart attacks. great video thanks!
Forum: Touring
09-15-13, 07:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 941
Posted By tgbikes

I live in Omaha, I've done highways 20 & 30...

I live in Omaha, I've done highways 20 & 30 across the state . The southern crossing in bits. but Much preferred. Highway 30 is very flat the shoulder is iffy. I would stick to city, county parks....
Forum: Touring
08-05-13, 06:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 377
Posted By tgbikes

I bob ???

While searching for a lost love, 97, 58 cm Volpe, I found a early RB 1. I thought someone on the I bob list might have something (a volpe) to trade but that list eludes me help!
07-29-13, 12:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 433
Posted By tgbikes

KMC chain seems to work fine. I thought the...

KMC chain seems to work fine. I thought the SHIMANO chain would be a treat for the chepo cassette.
07-29-13, 09:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 433
Posted By tgbikes

sram 7 speed

3 new cassetts 1 new chain jumps on 3ed cog 16 t all the same??? what next' it's a shaman chain
07-07-13, 02:29 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 19,431
Posted By tgbikes

Just a thought. Holland is less than 1/3 the size...

Just a thought. Holland is less than 1/3 the size of Iowa ( smallest state west of the Mississippi river) and Iowa is full of hills. should be able to ride about anything that far!
06-14-13, 12:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 533
Posted By tgbikes

Derailleur hole repair Question

I have just repaired the rear derailleur hole on a steel frame touring bike. (wheels Mfg. insert) Seem secure enough. This bike has taken me hundreds of miles from home . Are there any bad results...
Forum: Commuting
03-24-13, 08:14 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,727
Posted By tgbikes

About 25 yrs. ago, as I thought about geting a...

About 25 yrs. ago, as I thought about geting a real bike I asked a friend (physical therapist) which hand position would be more comfortable. Her instant response was that the MTB ,horizontal pipe in...
03-11-13, 06:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 998
Posted By tgbikes

I too had toe overlap, the ft.ctr. is non...

I too had toe overlap, the ft.ctr. is non adjustable, except for crank arm lingth & foot position. The last new bike I got was 7 yrs ago, the frame demention I cked first was ft. ctr. got room to...
Forum: Touring
03-09-13, 02:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,247
Posted By tgbikes

I have an avatar 143 on a bike it works well. I...

I have an avatar 143 on a bike it works well. I got razed about this at the LBS. Sit bone gage by tgbikes. get 1/2 pint of glazing compound, clear plastic wrap, form compound into a 1/2 in. thick...
Forum: Touring
03-08-13, 09:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,247
Posted By tgbikes

I have the Dr. highly recomends the taint releaf...

I have the Dr. highly recomends the taint releaf opening saddle. I just get caught up in the B 17 misteque from time to time , this time it only took 19 miles thanks.
Forum: Touring
03-08-13, 05:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,247
Posted By tgbikes

Even if it gets to be the size of an apple or...

Even if it gets to be the size of an apple or orange like the other feller mentioned?? two identical 19 mile rides #! B 17 std. week trickle 4 trips to the can over night. #2 smp extra stronger...
Forum: Touring
03-07-13, 06:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,247
Posted By tgbikes

B 17 & A big old prostate

Can the presure from a closed top saddle ( B17/Rolls) restrict urin flow? SMP is'nt nearly as comfortable but the pluming seems to work better ??
Forum: Touring
02-24-13, 09:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,924
Posted By tgbikes

sounds like another debate over what makes the...

sounds like another debate over what makes the best apple pie, bannas or prunes! there are more touring bikes avalable now than in the last 20 years get one.
Forum: Touring
07-28-11, 07:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 706
Posted By tgbikes

I've done the cost to cost tour, owned 5 touring...

I've done the cost to cost tour, owned 5 touring bikes, none of them very special. I go about 220 lb. & take enough stuff to be prepared to take care of myself. A touring bike needs 3 things #1 low...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-09, 04:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,395
Posted By tgbikes

Amen Dr. Bob For me to attane this position my...

Amen Dr. Bob For me to attane this position my bars are 7 cm. below the saddle. I am 71 in tall and 77 in from fingertip to fingertip when spred acros a wall. acording to some this makes each arm 4...
Forum: Touring
09-07-09, 12:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,612
Posted By tgbikes

If you need to gigle, I'v sen't the same Bushnell...

If you need to gigle, I'v sen't the same Bushnell 8x21 home two times, hope that is enough rember.
Forum: Touring
08-30-09, 08:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,209
Posted By tgbikes

Two weeks is not a lot of time to get comfortable...

Two weeks is not a lot of time to get comfortable on a diferent bike, before a long tour. The GT would probably be some improvement over A DP store bike. My defining factores in a touring bike is low...
Forum: Touring
08-23-09, 06:34 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,073
Posted By tgbikes

My 85 year old mother in law often mentions that...

My 85 year old mother in law often mentions that she wishes that I would take some "protection" with me. I chuckel to myself and rember those Navy Drs. speaches about "protection"
08-15-09, 05:24 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 67,696
Posted By tgbikes

Have profile airstryke ZB and another set that I...

Have profile airstryke ZB and another set that I cut in two. Looking for 175 double square shimano crank set. 600 would be best, would think about others.
Forum: Touring
08-12-09, 06:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,320
Posted By tgbikes

I have had the lht for about 3.5yrs. came only ...

I have had the lht for about 3.5yrs. came only as frame, I had nos brakes and shifters. the lbs where I bought the frame let me sort threw a couple buckets of hubs to get what I wanted, the rest of...
Forum: For Sale
08-06-09, 08:54 AM
Replies: 1,365
Sticky Saddle swap
Views: 338,346
Posted By tgbikes

Have standerd black Rolls, near new. would like...

Have standerd black Rolls, near new. would like to get serfas cosmos
Forum: Touring
08-04-09, 05:54 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,562
Posted By tgbikes

I have sent boxes home several times, It's a...

I have sent boxes home several times, It's a family joke, gets some laughs at home and the post office. I get a kick out of the looks on peoples fasces (the non exertion croud) when you explain what...
Forum: Commuting
06-26-09, 05:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 720
Posted By tgbikes

Sorey about the tipeo Six Hundred Thousand I was...

Sorey about the tipeo Six Hundred Thousand I was recently in Kansas City MO. where a shop gave away the book Street Smarts From Rodale Press I'll try to find out how many copys the city could by...
Forum: Commuting
06-25-09, 08:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 720
Posted By tgbikes

bike lanes

I 'm over from the touring form. The city of Omaha Ne. just anounced they are spending $600.000 to instal, or mark (A) that is one bike lane, on one side of several of our streets. A year or so ago...
Forum: Touring
05-17-09, 08:58 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,354
Posted By tgbikes

Sakkit expedition 26

Sakkit expedition 26
Forum: Touring
05-17-09, 08:27 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,354
Posted By tgbikes

Is there more than 3 people on any one contintnt...

Is there more than 3 people on any one contintnt that has seen that german contraption? For every new gadget that makes it to 1000 miles there are probably dozens of obsoleat parts that have gone a...
Forum: Touring
05-17-09, 05:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 664
Posted By tgbikes

About 30 years ago I had both knees operated on....

About 30 years ago I had both knees operated on. The left was a big deal 6 in. scar. Probably 15 years ago, they were both very stiff and painful. A young ortho Dr. told me to ride a bike, with the...
Forum: Touring
05-09-09, 05:26 AM
Replies: 570
Views: 402,845
Posted By tgbikes

I started riding 20 yrs. ago at the age of 43,...

I started riding 20 yrs. ago at the age of 43, there are 2 things that keep circling around in my head. I think that going to be fitted for a tuxcedo, and finding where your dementions fit into the...
Forum: Touring
05-09-09, 04:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,513
Posted By tgbikes

I'v had the same issues only a fiew sizes larger....

I'v had the same issues only a fiew sizes larger. I chose a LHT starting with the ft.center( ft axle to center of BB) I measured a known distance that would let my size 13's clear the ft. fender. to...
05-04-09, 05:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 544
Posted By tgbikes

I used no proofhide when the saddle was worm, I...

I used no proofhide when the saddle was worm, I don't think the saddle had proofhide underneath. The heat was from above. Keystone from western. I hope one old f--t has less influande than a village.
05-03-09, 07:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 544
Posted By tgbikes

Brooks tale # ?

I have uneven sit bones, so have used stretched leather saddles. With a hard plastic saddle causing a bleading wood on the left bone. I'v delt with the short leg issue with shims & no real solution. ...
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