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Forum: For Sale
11-21-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,373
Posted By loky1179

Sold

The Paramount is sold.
11-20-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,480
Posted By loky1179

You realize this is the plot from "Mike Mulligan...

You realize this is the plot from "Mike Mulligan and his Steam Shovel", right?!


...
11-20-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,870
Posted By loky1179

Your "old" bike has disc brakes and all those...

Your "old" bike has disc brakes and all those trick components???? What does your new bike have - a Mr. Fusion and hoverboard attachment?!
Forum: For Sale
11-20-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,373
Posted By loky1179

Thanks cb400bill! You are really on top of...

Thanks cb400bill! You are really on top of things.
11-16-20, 09:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,317
Posted By loky1179

Thanks for posting this - I've been wondering...

Thanks for posting this - I've been wondering about this as well.

I stopped taking public transit 3 weeks after COVID hit. I've been lucky enough to work from home about half time, DRIVING...
Forum: For Sale
11-16-20, 09:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,373
Posted By loky1179

Bump thread to show new price.

Bump thread to show new price.
Forum: For Sale
07-20-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,373
Posted By loky1179

Thought I'd start local. I've sold on Craiglist,...

Thought I'd start local. I've sold on Craiglist, but never messed with Ebay.
Forum: For Sale
07-20-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,109
Posted By loky1179

Wow, I can't believe I forgot that. 54 cm,...

Wow, I can't believe I forgot that. 54 cm, center to center, if my memory is correct. Will double check. Thanks for the nudge :)
Forum: For Sale
07-07-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,373
Posted By loky1179

Thanks, just hoping to find a Paramount lover to...

Thanks, just hoping to find a Paramount lover to take care of it!
Forum: For Sale
07-03-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,109
Posted By loky1179

1992 Specialized Allez - Minneapolis Local Sale - $400

Selling the other road bike I can't ride. Looking at selling locally, not interesting in shipping.

Purchased the frame new in 1992 for $500, and migrated the other parts over the years. Not the...
Forum: For Sale
07-03-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,373
Posted By loky1179

1985 Schwinn Parmount - Minneapolis local sale - $300

Edit 11-21-202 - SOLD! To @mb33 (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/mb33-472273.html)

He drove quite a ways to pick this up, and seemed pretty stoked to get it. The Paramount has a new home.


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11-14-19, 02:18 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 16,761
Posted By loky1179

You got that right about humorless. Nothing new...

You got that right about humorless. Nothing new here.

From just 10 years ago .. . https://www.bikeforums.net/forum-suggestions-user-assistance/584079-what-hell-all-thread-resurrection-lately.html...
10-04-19, 10:19 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,349
Posted By loky1179

Finally watched it last weekend. Rented on...

Finally watched it last weekend. Rented on Amazon. Have to say, it looked incredible on the big screen tv. The lighting in the film was awesome.

Hard to believe it was made in the middle of WW2. ...
06-25-19, 11:21 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 13,907
Posted By loky1179

Did not run the light, was oncoming traffic,...

Did not run the light, was oncoming traffic, attempted left cross.
06-24-19, 05:30 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 13,907
Posted By loky1179

Then the lights are doing their job. I'd never...

Then the lights are doing their job. I'd never used a flashing light in broad daylight - until I was almost run over in broad daylight, crossing on the green, in the crosswalk, with my five year old...
06-09-19, 05:58 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 10,476
Posted By loky1179

I grew up in the early and late 70s, and I agree...

I grew up in the early and late 70s, and I agree - it is a different world today. The crime rate is much lower now than it was back then. The difference now is that there is an entire industry...
12-19-18, 04:29 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,349
Posted By loky1179

Just haven't gotten around to it. It should be...

Just haven't gotten around to it. It should be at the top of my queue - I'll have to check if Netflix even has it on disc. Every time I hear the famous movie quotes, I feel like I'm culturally...
12-19-18, 10:06 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,349
Posted By loky1179

Casablanca.

Casablanca.
10-07-18, 03:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 813
Posted By loky1179

I don't know how your sample has held up over the...

I don't know how your sample has held up over the last 40 years, but I rode my 1980 Trek 412 equipped with a Condor saddle on tour for 1500 miles with no issues.

Nothing necessarily wrong with the...
10-05-18, 01:12 PM
Replies: 3,957
Views: 366,543
Posted By loky1179

Did you ever find a skewer? I have a whole set of...

Did you ever find a skewer? I have a whole set of hubs I could send you!

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1000x750/img_1629_588be8dfb36a61030ea469e1d20552c99ec8e855.jpg...
08-08-18, 07:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,905
Posted By loky1179

I remember people switching levers so they could...

I remember people switching levers so they could play MT bike polo. If you hold the mallet in your right hand, it is easier to steer when braking using only the rear brake.
12-29-17, 05:54 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 37,088
Posted By loky1179

Just got my first "Redirect blocked" message. ...

Just got my first "Redirect blocked" message. Thanks IBobi!
12-29-17, 01:10 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 37,088
Posted By loky1179

Thanks for the tip. Going to give this a try. ...

Thanks for the tip. Going to give this a try. FYI, Bike forums has been virtually un-viewable on my Android Moto 3g for the past few weeks - site usually redirects before I can even read the...
Forum: Commuting
10-25-17, 11:42 AM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 69,218
Posted By loky1179

Bizman (PA) _____________________________ 6542...

Bizman (PA) _____________________________ 6542 (7612 total miles YTD)
dschue5 (MN) ____________________________ 6000 (9416 total)
Gregf83 (BC) ____________________________ 5695 (8986...
Forum: Touring
08-03-17, 07:56 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,873
Posted By loky1179

You must have had earplugs in. I can't shut up...

You must have had earplugs in. I can't shut up about how great the 520 rides!:love:
06-20-17, 08:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,665
Posted By loky1179

That would also give our herding dog some...

That would also give our herding dog some exercise. :thumb:
06-09-17, 04:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,665
Posted By loky1179

If I felt I could, I'd "naturalize" my whole...

If I felt I could, I'd "naturalize" my whole lawn. This whole idea that everybody needs this perfect, weed free carpet or green grass is a triumph of insanity.


There is definitely a lack of...
06-06-17, 08:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,992
Posted By loky1179

I don't know - if you really don't WANT to buy a...

I don't know - if you really don't WANT to buy a car, but you have to anyway, I think this forum might be just the place.

So I'll give my two cents. I'd get a car, and have a class 1 trailer...
06-06-17, 08:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,665
Posted By loky1179

Life is simpler when bikes are involved

So, I aspire to be car lite, but those aspirations have been butting heads with reality for the past few months. I'd like to bike a LOT more, but the reality is that I live in the suburbs, work...
05-29-17, 08:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,723
Posted By loky1179

Exactly. Just need to find the proper bike that...

Exactly. Just need to find the proper bike that inspires you!
05-29-17, 02:20 PM
03-29-17, 04:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,713
Posted By loky1179

. . . the world would be a better place :).

. . . the world would be a better place :).
01-06-17, 02:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,541
Posted By loky1179

:thumb: I'll add that to my birthday wish list!

:thumb: I'll add that to my birthday wish list!
01-06-17, 11:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,695
Posted By loky1179

I don't think the uniqueness is a deterrent. A...

I don't think the uniqueness is a deterrent. A friend had his Rans recumbent stolen last summer. Pretty unique bike, but expensive.

They'll steal anything.
01-06-17, 11:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,541
Posted By loky1179

Where do you find these things?! I dragged a...

Where do you find these things?! I dragged a Craftsman wrench along when I was commuting by cruiser.

Which I did 4 or 5 times last summer. Single speed La Jolla cruiser. It added about 15...
Forum: Commuting
01-04-17, 10:26 PM
Replies: 1,530
Views: 79,044
Posted By loky1179

I reposted this. I noticed the totals were...

I reposted this. I noticed the totals were screwed up at post #1521, affecting posts 1518-1520. I think I corrected them.

marcmkkoy (IL) __________________ 11015 miles YTD (Actual commuting...
Forum: Commuting
01-04-17, 10:47 AM
Replies: 1,530
Views: 79,044
Posted By loky1179

marcmkkoy (IL) __________________ 11015 miles YTD...

marcmkkoy (IL) __________________ 11015 miles YTD (Actual commuting miles)
augustgarage (CA) ________________ 8803.6 (10,974 total) [202/203]
Bizman (PA) ______________________ 7910 (8954 total...
Forum: Commuting
12-22-16, 10:56 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,735
Posted By loky1179

Well, if we are going to play the guessing game,...

Well, if we are going to play the guessing game, I'll go with Wells Fargo :).

I work a couple blocks from there. Can't complain about my bike parking, but showers would be nice.
12-16-16, 06:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,227
Posted By loky1179

So, can you schedule your doctor appts for your...

So, can you schedule your doctor appts for your trips yo SLC? My sister has lived in FL for over 10 years, yet when she needs to see a 'real' doctor, she schedules it for one of her trips back to...
12-16-16, 06:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,227
Posted By loky1179

Exactly. It's the little things in life, the...

Exactly. It's the little things in life, the things that you can't put a price tag on, that are really the most important.
12-13-16, 09:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,227
Posted By loky1179

Though a rental car would make more sense, you'll...

Though a rental car would make more sense, you'll lose bragging rights on bikeforums. :thumb:
12-13-16, 09:10 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 16,779
Posted By loky1179

I certainly am (wondering, that is). I wonder...

I certainly am (wondering, that is). I wonder why so many people come to this forum specifically to talk about how much car free living sucks. That is weird, to put it in the most polite terms...
11-29-16, 09:02 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 21,073
Posted By loky1179

I think the idea of not wanting to own or rely on...

I think the idea of not wanting to own or rely on a car is becoming pretty well accepted, even if the reality of accomplishing that is still difficult for most people.

Of course, the idea is not...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-16, 02:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,619
Posted By loky1179

Trek 520

Trek 520
11-11-16, 05:15 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 10,987
Posted By loky1179

I can't argue with that bolded statement, there...

I can't argue with that bolded statement, there ARE some relentless posters on this subforum!
11-11-16, 05:04 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 10,987
Posted By loky1179

If you are smart (which is a given if you are...

If you are smart (which is a given if you are reading this forum!), you put that tarp to good use WHILE you are riding.
...
11-08-16, 03:43 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 10,987
Posted By loky1179

I know, it's is terrible when folks like you and...

I know, it's is terrible when folks like you and I are contributing VALUABLE content post after post after post, and then somebody like Tandempower has to spoil things by expressing actual ideas. ...
10-31-16, 08:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 774
Posted By loky1179

Memories of a Carfree Halloween

It just so happens this is the 25th anniversary of the legendary 1991 Halloween Blizzard in Minneapolis.
10-29-16, 10:25 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 10,987
Posted By loky1179

It is also not the "Simple Living Forum" - but...

It is also not the "Simple Living Forum" - but there, right at the top of the forum, is a stickied thread entitled "How Simply Do You Live?"

A moderator, at one time, must have decided this...
10-21-16, 05:25 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,402
Posted By loky1179

And, just a comment on my previous post, and to...

And, just a comment on my previous post, and to emphasize that this fits squarely in the "LCF" realm, the fact that my son's SCHOOL believes it is too dangerous for kids to walk 1/4 mile to school...
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