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03-25-22, 03:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By jgedwa

or was either of the caged bearing sets put in...

or was either of the caged bearing sets put in upside down? Jim
02-13-22, 06:25 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,562
Posted By jgedwa

Heading down to Westminster now. Say hello...

Heading down to Westminster now.

Say hello if you see me. I am the tall goofy looking guy with black glasses and an ugly green sweatshirt.

Jim
02-04-22, 02:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 910
Posted By jgedwa

In addition to his wealth of knowledge, he was...

In addition to his wealth of knowledge, he was also just a decent good hearted person. And funny to boot. I miss him. Jim
02-04-22, 07:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 702
Posted By jgedwa

I will be there. Jim

I will be there.

Jim
01-23-22, 06:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,238
Posted By jgedwa

I have not been for a few years, and really...

I have not been for a few years, and really wanted to go this year. I am a little hesitant with covid spiking, but am still on the fence. Jim
12-25-21, 03:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,091
Posted By jgedwa

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Geez. You are right. I am a bit embarrassed to say that I ws repeating something I had read somewhere but had not bothered to pause and think it through. Thanks for pointing it out. ...
12-22-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,091
Posted By jgedwa

That sounds pretty convincing to me. Thanks. ...

That sounds pretty convincing to me. Thanks. Jim
12-22-21, 03:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,091
Posted By jgedwa

That is my hope. But has anyone actually tried...

That is my hope. But has anyone actually tried it?

Jim
12-22-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,091
Posted By jgedwa

question about narrow wide chainring

Not sure to ask this here or in the mtb forum.

I am contemplating buying a cheap crankset set up for my fixed gear snow bike. The crank I am thinking of comes with a narrow wide chainring (every...
08-09-21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,910
Posted By jgedwa

He got a lot of use out of it for a few years. ...

He got a lot of use out of it for a few years. Not really useful in any way. But fun to play with.

I do not have any video, and not a lot of photos. The best I can do is direct you back to a...
08-08-21, 06:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,910
Posted By jgedwa

Is that the conversion kit you sold to me a...

Is that the conversion kit you sold to me a number of years ago?

Like others have mentioned here, it was a whole new learning process to figure out how to ride it. Everyone thinks it will be...
07-10-21, 05:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 774
Posted By jgedwa

v Well, whenever I walked fix I would not...

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Well, whenever I walked fix I would not dream of not using clips.

Jim
06-27-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,647
Posted By jgedwa

This would be news to me. Are you suggesting...

This would be news to me. Are you suggesting that 27 x 1 1/4 is code for hooked rim? I really do not think that is true.

Jim
06-16-21, 09:34 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 14,884
Posted By jgedwa

He had lots of great advice about bikes, and was...

He had lots of great advice about bikes, and was very generous with his time writing up his knowledge for us.

But, that is not really what made him special. He was decent, kind, and funny. That is...
05-30-21, 03:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,753
Posted By jgedwa

Amazing bike, and photos, and memories. I...

Amazing bike, and photos, and memories.

I hope you never tire of sharing stuff like this with us.

Thanks,

Jim
12-24-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,432
Posted By jgedwa

reductio ad absurdum is most certainly not a...

reductio ad absurdum is most certainly not a logical fallacy.

Jim
12-12-18, 02:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,273
Posted By jgedwa

This is the right forum. Looking forward to it. ...

This is the right forum. Looking forward to it.

Jim
12-12-18, 08:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,273
Posted By jgedwa

That is the coolest bike I have seen on BF in a...

That is the coolest bike I have seen on BF in a long, long time. What else you have lurking out there in your garage? Start a whole new thread of awesomeness please.

Jim
08-06-18, 09:26 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 13,534
Posted By jgedwa

I was in too much of a hurry, I guess. I did not...

I was in too much of a hurry, I guess. I did not keep the blade parallel with the inside of the tube and it cut into it before I saw what was happening. It was an interesting raised chain stay MTB...
08-06-18, 02:32 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 13,534
Posted By jgedwa

Bought frame on eBay. Stuck seatpost. Sawsall. ...

Bought frame on eBay. Stuck seatpost. Sawsall. Sadness.

Jim
07-06-18, 07:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,351
Posted By jgedwa

There is plenty of room in that dropout for any...

There is plenty of room in that dropout for any chain tension adjustment you might need. Even more so if you use a half-link.

Jim
02-17-18, 04:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,606
Posted By jgedwa

Thanks! He looks as good in person. I think his...

Thanks! He looks as good in person. I think his white fur hides the usual white muzzle that old dogs get. He looks and acts like he is young. Other than a problem with arthritis in one hip, he...
02-17-18, 07:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,606
Posted By jgedwa

Rikki. He will be 19 in a few weeks and is...

Rikki. He will be 19 in a few weeks and is seemingly ageless.

Jim
12-25-17, 12:52 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 13,434
Posted By jgedwa

I had no idea you were paying significant costs...

I had no idea you were paying significant costs out of pocket for BF back in the day. So, I am all the more pleased to have chipped in a small amount to you to defray expenses some.

Jim
12-22-17, 01:59 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 13,434
Posted By jgedwa

Nothing to say. But I just wanted everyone to...

Nothing to say. But I just wanted everyone to admire my red star

Jim
Replies: 8
Views: 1,552
Posted By jgedwa

Lousy picture. But here is mine on a dark snowy...

Lousy picture. But here is mine on a dark snowy day. Its so light, its kind of upsetting.

No idea what they are worth.

Jim
11-14-17, 03:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,105
Posted By jgedwa

I live in Carlisle, PA. I have never heard of...

I live in Carlisle, PA. I have never heard of the brand.

I am not too informed about the people at Cole's here, but they do not seem like frame makers to me. I would be rather surprised if they...
01-23-17, 05:18 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 14,583
Posted By jgedwa

To any readers of this thread from outside the...

To any readers of this thread from outside the US, please know that most people here in the US are not casual firearm people. Or, in other words, the reaction you have to these revelations of us...
01-16-17, 09:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,411
Posted By jgedwa

looks great. Central PA still is reeling from...

looks great. Central PA still is reeling from your departure. Hope you are doing well.

Jim
12-22-16, 10:11 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,151
Posted By jgedwa

Well put, and I agree. Jim

Well put, and I agree.

Jim
12-12-16, 08:56 PM
Replies: 21,478
Views: 4,117,744
Posted By jgedwa

I agree. Probably a parts bin special. But it...

I agree. Probably a parts bin special. But it makes sense to me.

Jim
12-08-16, 08:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,364
Posted By jgedwa

Paranoid?

Paranoid?
12-08-16, 06:30 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,506
Posted By jgedwa

Did you just make that up? That's brilliant! ...

Did you just make that up? That's brilliant!

Jim
12-06-16, 09:03 PM
Replies: 21,478
Views: 4,117,744
Posted By jgedwa

Good! Still kicking around here. How are you? ...

Good! Still kicking around here. How are you? You have been in KY for a two or three years now? PA is a little worse off without you.

Jim
12-06-16, 07:51 PM
Replies: 21,478
Views: 4,117,744
Posted By jgedwa

It does affect handling. But less than one might...

It does affect handling. But less than one might guess. The frame is intended to run with 29er wheels, and the 26 rims with 4 inch wide tires comes out to about the same diameter. So the geometry...
12-06-16, 04:10 PM
Replies: 21,478
Views: 4,117,744
Posted By jgedwa

Pugsley front fork so it can take a big fat front...

Pugsley front fork so it can take a big fat front tire, and a not quite so fat rear tire.

Half fat. I think others use that phrase.

Jim
12-06-16, 02:39 PM
Replies: 21,478
Views: 4,117,744
Posted By jgedwa

I suppose it would be prudent to re-true that...

I suppose it would be prudent to re-true that front wheel. I think I can make out a flat spot, but its kind of a grainy picture. Might want to have a look at that crank arm too.

Jim
12-06-16, 10:22 AM
Replies: 21,478
Views: 4,117,744
Posted By jgedwa

At least the price is right. But, beware, I am...

At least the price is right. But, beware, I am pretty sure the dork disk is broken.

Free Bicycle (http://harrisburg.craigslist.org/bik/5904364412.html)

Jim
09-21-16, 01:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,407
Posted By jgedwa

If I am not mistaken, everyone on this forum...

If I am not mistaken, everyone on this forum therefore qualifies as a chuckle head. Not that there is anything wrong with that.

Jim
09-18-16, 06:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,489
Posted By jgedwa

I am a big fan of hanging things out on the line....

I am a big fan of hanging things out on the line. Kills odors, among other advantages. Maybe the UV kills everything in them.

Jim
07-18-16, 06:11 AM
Replies: 8,498
Views: 2,742,235
Posted By jgedwa

How cool. You're famous! Jim

How cool. You're famous!

Jim
07-09-16, 10:28 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 48,461
Posted By jgedwa

Rikki. Coming up on 16 years old, but has the...

Rikki. Coming up on 16 years old, but has the energy and health of a puppy. He is a collie mutt from the pound.

Jim
06-15-16, 12:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 15,264
Posted By jgedwa

Still using the fiberless black tape I was back...

Still using the fiberless black tape I was back then. So nanner nanner
05-21-16, 04:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,160
Posted By jgedwa

That is a piece of cake fix. Ten minutes with a...

That is a piece of cake fix. Ten minutes with a file and you are good.

Jim
05-17-16, 07:51 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 15,694
Posted By jgedwa

there is the thread.

there is the thread.
05-12-16, 09:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,185
Posted By jgedwa

Starting with a Free Spirit frame is sorta like...

Starting with a Free Spirit frame is sorta like starting with a stone for soup

jim
05-09-16, 05:59 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,884
Posted By jgedwa

Bike Curious

Bike Curious
04-06-16, 08:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,299
Posted By jgedwa

The important thing is to have all your bikes be...

The important thing is to have all your bikes be the same color. This aids in disguising the exact number of bikes you have.

Jim
04-04-16, 07:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,436
Posted By jgedwa

Cool crankset. I do not know who made it, but...

Cool crankset. I do not know who made it, but there is zero chance Nashbar ever sold anything like that.

Jim
03-27-16, 06:33 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,126
Posted By jgedwa

Thanks for the link to that video. That was 26...

Thanks for the link to that video. That was 26 minutes well spent.

Jim
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