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05-03-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,947
Posted By boilermaker1

Well, since you brought it up I will hate you for...

Well, since you brought it up I will hate you for it.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-21, 03:57 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,248
Posted By boilermaker1

When my handlebars and brake levers get too hot...

When my handlebars and brake levers get too hot to handle hot mill gloves are the ticket.
...
04-14-21, 04:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 770
Posted By boilermaker1

Aren't most new cyclists about 5 years old and...

Aren't most new cyclists about 5 years old and unconcerned with things other than staying upright?
Forum: Recumbent
02-27-21, 10:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,120
Posted By boilermaker1

I know at least two Catrike dealers in Texas, the...

I know at least two Catrike dealers in Texas, the one in Austin and Pedal Guererro in San Antonio.
Forum: Recumbent
01-18-21, 01:21 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,195
Posted By boilermaker1

That depends on the neighborhood--Canaryville or...

That depends on the neighborhood--Canaryville or Wrigleyville, big difference. And whether one is from Chicago or moved there.
01-05-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,185
Posted By boilermaker1

We should have flogging for non violent crimes....

We should have flogging for non violent crimes. Whip the criminal and set him free. There is a certainty of punishment because the punishment is cheap. Since flogging was once practiced in the United...
12-22-20, 09:31 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,085
Posted By boilermaker1

Cager is outlaw biker talk. Biker is also outlaw...

Cager is outlaw biker talk. Biker is also outlaw biker talk--a biker being a particular type of motorcyclist, an outlaw type. This goes back to at least the 1960s when I became aware of the terms....
12-18-20, 10:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,771
Posted By boilermaker1

Uncle Billy kept his beard short, lest he get too...

Uncle Billy kept his beard short, lest he get too close to a fire.

...
Forum: Recumbent
12-13-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,002
Posted By boilermaker1

I converted several bikes and trikes to E cycles...

I converted several bikes and trikes to E cycles using Tongsheng TSDZ2 mid drives, including a Catrike Trail I used to own and an ICE Adventure I now own. I've put several thousand miles on...
12-12-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,030
Posted By boilermaker1

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12-12-20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 759
Posted By boilermaker1

I had one for several years. It was workwise as...

I had one for several years. It was workwise as we say in the trades: reliable, easy to use and had a tough, no nonsense way about it. When I sold it (having taken up recumbent trikes) I had guys...
12-06-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,558
Posted By boilermaker1

Nobody need explain themself to you.

Nobody need explain themself to you.
12-06-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,558
Posted By boilermaker1

I had a 2 tray One Up for several years and it...

I had a 2 tray One Up for several years and it was excellent: sturdy, reliable, easy to use and cool looking. When I sold it on CL I had guys lining up to buy it and got a very good price for it.

...
Forum: Recumbent
12-04-20, 08:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 30,685
Posted By boilermaker1

In "The Wild Bunch" Ben Johnson said tandem meant...

In "The Wild Bunch" Ben Johnson said tandem meant "one behind t'other", not side by side.
12-03-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 459
Posted By boilermaker1

An old black Thin Lizzy shirt.

An old black Thin Lizzy shirt.
11-21-20, 11:56 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,544
Posted By boilermaker1

The dictionary says one who rides a cycle is a...

The dictionary says one who rides a cycle is a cyclist. And that's that.
Forum: Recumbent
10-26-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,781
Posted By boilermaker1

Could you extend the boom of your wife's trike?...

Could you extend the boom of your wife's trike? Sometimes the chain doesn't allow enough slack to extend the boom very far unless the trike has an extra long chain and a "gobbler", a device that...
Forum: Recumbent
10-23-20, 07:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,036
Posted By boilermaker1

Here's a thought. I have an unsuspended Cartrike...

Here's a thought. I have an unsuspended Cartrike Trail. I replaced the stock tires with Big Apple balloon tires and the ride increased significantly. There is less slam on bumps and things are...
09-24-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 667
Posted By boilermaker1

I appreciate nice work but I see no artistry....

I appreciate nice work but I see no artistry. Which is as it should be; good work merits respect on its own account and need not be elevated to art.
09-20-20, 07:54 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 9,648
Posted By boilermaker1

This is the difference between people who are...

This is the difference between people who are "into" something and people who simply do something. Some years ago I read a book called Waiting For the Weekend in which the writer addressed this...
Forum: Recumbent
09-18-20, 04:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,908
Posted By boilermaker1

I'll answer the question asked. I bought Race...

I'll answer the question asked. I bought Race Face Chester studded mountain bike pedals from Amazon and installed them on my Catrike Trail. The studs are so aggressive my feet never slip and I must...
09-04-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 975
Posted By boilermaker1

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08-30-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,559
Posted By boilermaker1

Glove "system". What bull****. Used to be people...

Glove "system". What bull****. Used to be people just used gloves, now some people "get into" gloves. As this asinine thread thread shows: some people aren't confident enough to buy something as...
08-29-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,559
Posted By boilermaker1

All kinds of gloves will keep your hands warm....

All kinds of gloves will keep your hands warm. For instance you can buy lined leather dress gloves. You can buy wool knit gloves, or cotton knit gloves. You can buy synthetic gloves with a fuzzy...
Forum: Recumbent
08-26-20, 07:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,557
Posted By boilermaker1

Well, as Sam Sturgis said of John Pope during the...

Well, as Sam Sturgis said of John Pope during the War of the Rebellion...
08-23-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 12,124
Posted By boilermaker1

Scotts Bluff Nebraska is pretty cool and quite...

Scotts Bluff Nebraska is pretty cool and quite historic. It's impressive, the way it rises abruptly from the prairie. Quite a sight when you're driving west across the Great Plains.

...
08-23-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 7,353
Posted By boilermaker1

That's funny, I enjoy the opposite. As for...

That's funny, I enjoy the opposite.

As for the OP, sometimes I wear the mask and sometimes not, it depends on how many people are around. Weekdays I often ride for miles without encountering...
08-22-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 12,124
Posted By boilermaker1

Gotcha. All the boilermakers from Indiana I knew...

Gotcha. All the boilermakers from Indiana I knew were from Local 374 in Hammond, they often came over and worked out of our hall in Chicago, Local 1.

There are several stories about how Purdue got...
08-22-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 12,124
Posted By boilermaker1

Sorry, I don't know what that means.

Sorry, I don't know what that means.
08-22-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 12,124
Posted By boilermaker1

I think west Texas starts at the Caprock and a...

I think west Texas starts at the Caprock and a line extending south from where it blends with the Edwards Plateau.
08-19-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 12,124
Posted By boilermaker1

Not works of art but a job of work. Better than...

Not works of art but a job of work. Better than art. And I'm more impressed with the fit than the welds.
08-19-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 12,124
Posted By boilermaker1

I can see you're not a boilermaker or pipefitter...

I can see you're not a boilermaker or pipefitter welding to ASME high pressure codes. In those trades extremely high quality butt welds are made on various steel alloys, often with a heli arc root...
08-10-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,095
Posted By boilermaker1

When it's so hot that cycling is no longer fun,...

When it's so hot that cycling is no longer fun, that's too hot. And that's subjective.
08-07-20, 06:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,050
Posted By boilermaker1

I had a 1-UP for about 10 trouble free years and...

I had a 1-UP for about 10 trouble free years and when I sold it on Craigslist (we now have trikes) I had many responses. In retrospect I priced it low $200; I could've gotten more but I honored the...
08-05-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,068
Posted By boilermaker1

Before we had the trikes we had bicycles with...

Before we had the trikes we had bicycles with Tongshengs.
...
08-05-20, 05:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,068
Posted By boilermaker1

Our trikes with 750 watt Tongsheng TSDZ2s. Mine...

Our trikes with 750 watt Tongsheng TSDZ2s. Mine is the yellow Catrike, the Blue ICE is my wife's.
...
07-30-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,163
Posted By boilermaker1

Or a recumbent trike.

Or a recumbent trike.
07-22-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,187
Posted By boilermaker1

If you want to do dangerous, rigorous work in...

If you want to do dangerous, rigorous work in Chicago become a Local 1 ironworker. Then you'll have excellent wages, health insurance and a pension.
07-21-20, 12:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,236
Posted By boilermaker1

I can't even identify Armenians and Israelis,...

I can't even identify Armenians and Israelis, much less hassle them.
07-19-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 8,363
Posted By boilermaker1

My wife's ICE tricycle has drum brakes, they're...

My wife's ICE tricycle has drum brakes, they're very smooth and have more than adequate stopping power. She ordered the trike with 70mm brakes but 90mm are available. I think the brakes are made by...
07-19-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,440
Posted By boilermaker1

I had my first crash when I was, what, 5 or 6...

I had my first crash when I was, what, 5 or 6 years old?
07-16-20, 12:16 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 8,363
Posted By boilermaker1

That's because modern automatic shifting...

That's because modern automatic shifting transmissions provide better performance than manuals. Many super performance cars don't offer manuals.
Forum: Recumbent
07-15-20, 06:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,557
Posted By boilermaker1

Last year my wife and I bought an ICE Adventure...

Last year my wife and I bought an ICE Adventure for her and a Catrike Trail for me, both are folders. When folded both trikes fit in the back of our 2018 Focus hatchback. With the rear sear folded...
07-11-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,921
Posted By boilermaker1

Do you stop to fight when you give the finger or...

Do you stop to fight when you give the finger or do you flee? Chicago, once a town where even genteel white collar workers who grew up there would duke it out is now infested with transplant youth...
07-09-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,554
Posted By boilermaker1

Luck has nothing to do with it; I know what I'm...

Luck has nothing to do with it; I know what I'm doing.

I think you're looking out for your interest.
07-06-20, 12:26 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,041
Posted By boilermaker1

My wife and I have put several thousand miles on...

My wife and I have put several thousand miles on bikes and trikes with DIY Tongsheng TSDZ2 mid drives. No particular problems. Batteries are widely available generic types for DIYers--a new 48 volt...
07-06-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 16,346
Posted By boilermaker1

My wife and I ride trikes; I find mountain bike...

My wife and I ride trikes; I find mountain bike pedals with metal studs to provide secure footing, even on big bumps. My wife used pedals with heel straps and then tried clipless but went back to the...
09-24-19, 10:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,375
Posted By boilermaker1

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09-24-19, 10:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,747
Posted By boilermaker1

Sharing or renting?

Sharing or renting?
09-24-19, 10:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,803
Posted By boilermaker1

Not really. IME most steels are just allowed to...

Not really. IME most steels are just allowed to cool. Some alloys need preheat and stress relief but though not uncommon it's not that common either, especially in structural steel such as plates and...
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