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05-20-22, 12:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,999
Posted By Doohickie

I just picked up a Suteki Track 10 mixte, 49 cm...

I just picked up a Suteki Track 10 mixte, 49 cm frame size. It was sitting by the curb on big trash night.

Looks just like the one in the first post, same rack and all. Shimano 600 derailleurs,...
09-09-21, 09:41 PM
Replies: 26,495
Views: 2,879,216
Posted By Doohickie

Just got back from a quick 17-mile fixed gear...

Just got back from a quick 17-mile fixed gear ramble
...
09-07-21, 10:09 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 93,165
Posted By Doohickie

I guess I haven't posted my 2009 Schwinn Cutter...

I guess I haven't posted my 2009 Schwinn Cutter fixed gear in 2021, so let's do it. It may be heavy but it is slow.

From tonight's ride.
...
09-07-21, 09:56 PM
Replies: 3,311
Views: 863,128
Posted By Doohickie

2009 Schwinn Cutter fixed gear (from my quick 14...

2009 Schwinn Cutter fixed gear (from my quick 14 miler tonight). It may be heavy, but it is slow.
...
09-03-21, 08:46 PM
Replies: 26,495
Views: 2,879,216
Posted By Doohickie

32 miles on the fixed gear bike...

32 miles on the fixed gear bike (https://www.strava.com/activities/5899732094) this morning,

https://dgtzuqphqg23d.cloudfront.net/rWLPacavO2cdqfxS6UT6Wbs1KTguz-b-O4rR5aelQKU-2048x1152.jpg...
09-03-21, 08:39 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,384
Posted By Doohickie

I've kicked a few bumpers when they stick out too...

I've kicked a few bumpers when they stick out too far.
Replies: 140
Views: 114,580
Posted By Doohickie

I haven't heard anything since. Maybe Covid put...

I haven't heard anything since. Maybe Covid put it on hold.
12-20-20, 09:42 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,861
Posted By Doohickie

I have an old 1983 Raleigh Marathon that suffered...

I have an old 1983 Raleigh Marathon that suffered a derailleur hanger injury. It sat in the garage for a while; eventually I acquired a wheel with a two-speed kickback hub and used that with on the...
12-16-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 35,466
Posted By Doohickie

Interesting question. I've used Strava for a...

Interesting question. I've used Strava for a little over 5 years, so for the last 5 full years,
2016: 5,201.1 miles
2017: 4,060.9 miles
2018: 1,721.9 miles
2019: 946.4 miles
2020: 2,579.2...
Forum: Commuting
12-16-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,796
Posted By Doohickie

As long as you have lights, you're good. A...

As long as you have lights, you're good.

A bunch of my miles over the years (though not so much during the pandemic) have come with the Night Riders, a group that does Sunday and Wednesday night...
12-16-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,915
Posted By Doohickie

I'm in Texas so my "winter" riding is more like...

I'm in Texas so my "winter" riding is more like "autumn" riding for many.

Still... to motivate myself to ride this month I decided to do Twelve Days of Christmas Lights. So on the first ride I...
12-16-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,168
Posted By Doohickie

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12-16-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,895
Posted By Doohickie

Feel free to start your own thread. My bike...

Feel free to start your own thread.

My bike in front of Fort Worth's Christmas Tree
...
12-16-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,485
Posted By Doohickie

Hush.

Hush.
12-15-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,485
Posted By Doohickie

You could lighten the whole system by about 5...

You could lighten the whole system by about 5 pounds in a couple weeks with a low-carb diet.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 9,009
Posted By Doohickie

"What is something that only wimps do,...

"What is something that only wimps do, Alex?"
12-14-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 76,202
Posted By Doohickie

From some recent rides.... 2009 Schwinn...

From some recent rides....

2009 Schwinn Cutter fixed gear. 36 miles on Saturday...
12-13-20, 03:00 PM
Replies: 4,719
Views: 371,611
Posted By Doohickie

Today? Zero. ...

Today? Zero.

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But yesterday I managed...
12-13-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 26,495
Views: 2,879,216
Posted By Doohickie

No. To be honest I got the wheel from a friend...

No. To be honest I got the wheel from a friend and left the existing cog on there and it lowered the gearing of my bike a tooth or two. I need to put my other cog on there so I don't spin out so...
12-12-20, 10:54 PM
Replies: 26,495
Views: 2,879,216
Posted By Doohickie

36 miles on the fixed gear...

36 miles on the fixed gear (https://www.strava.com/activities/4464469225) today
...
12-12-20, 10:35 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 19,187
Posted By Doohickie

By the way, I did just about 65 miles on it in...

By the way, I did just about 65 miles on it in October (https://www.strava.com/activities/4178155881) to commemorate turning 58.

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12-12-20, 10:22 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 19,187
Posted By Doohickie

36 miles today on my 2009 Schwinn Cutter ...

36 miles today on my 2009 Schwinn Cutter

...
12-10-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,049
Posted By Doohickie

In many jurisdictions the law *does* give...

In many jurisdictions the law *does* give cyclists the right to use the whole lane.
Lots of cars can safely overtake a bike the same lane (if the lane is wide enough). On yesterday's ride one...
12-10-20, 12:45 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,226
Posted By Doohickie

Little thing? I was was happy that I was able to...

Little thing? I was was happy that I was able to reach the crest of the hill before the dog caught up to me. Once I did I was able to pull away from him.
12-10-20, 12:34 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,539
Posted By Doohickie

My loaded bicycle weight has been reduced by 40...

My loaded bicycle weight has been reduced by 40 pounds since July. Yes, I've lost that much weight. :)
12-09-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,539
Posted By Doohickie

So you're going to hop on the bike weighing.......

So you're going to hop on the bike weighing.... what 200 pounds or whatever, ride the bikes over pavement, curbs, rocks, ditches, if it's a mountain bike, all that and more, and you're worried about...
12-09-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 3,311
Views: 863,128
Posted By Doohickie

I really like what you've done with it.

I really like what you've done with it.
12-07-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 3,311
Views: 863,128
Posted By Doohickie

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12-06-20, 10:37 PM
Replies: 7,402
Views: 3,386,998
Posted By Doohickie

45 miles today on my conversion. 35mm tires give...

45 miles today on my conversion. 35mm tires give it a smooth ride....
12-06-20, 10:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,130
Posted By Doohickie

I'm hoping to join you soon. If you look...

I'm hoping to join you soon.

If you look back through BikeForums posts you can see I've been a Clyde on and off for years.

With the onset of the pandemic and the word that obesity is a...
12-06-20, 09:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,639
Posted By Doohickie

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LuFCaIAnETk&featur...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LuFCaIAnETk&feature=youtu.be&t=57
12-06-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,639
Posted By Doohickie

I can relate. I try to pay attention to wind...

I can relate. I try to pay attention to wind direction. I usually need it behind me at the end.
12-06-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,639
Posted By Doohickie

Other. I may be old, but I'm slow.

Other. I may be old, but I'm slow.
12-05-20, 11:08 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 14,361
Posted By Doohickie

1966 Raleigh Roadster ...

1966 Raleigh Roadster
...
12-05-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,153
Posted By Doohickie

Yesh. I've had to put the wrench attached to the...

Yesh. I've had to put the wrench attached to the wheel in a Workmate and brace against that and spin the wheel with all my might.
12-05-20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,630
Posted By Doohickie

Try a Buff or one of the loose masks. Works for...

Try a Buff or one of the loose masks. Works for me.
12-05-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,630
Posted By Doohickie

Try riding with your mouth covered, use a Buff...

Try riding with your mouth covered, use a Buff (https://buffusa.com/) or even a mask like people are wearing because of Covid. It traps enough of your exhaled breath that what you breath back in is...
12-03-20, 11:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,668
Posted By Doohickie

There's also more sidewall to absorb vibration.

There's also more sidewall to absorb vibration.
12-03-20, 10:55 PM
Replies: 7,402
Views: 3,386,998
Posted By Doohickie

Seems unreal that I did this conversion over 8...

Seems unreal that I did this conversion over 8 years ago. Pretty much the same, just different bar tape and fenders.
...
01-30-20, 02:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,979
Posted By Doohickie

Does this...

Does this (http://www.kurtkaminer.com/TH_raleigh_cat_can54.html) help? EDIT: Just noticed, lack of rod brakes.

...
03-30-19, 08:04 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 13,031
Posted By Doohickie

I've taken thousands of pictures while moving,...

I've taken thousands of pictures while moving, either with my phone or with my little Canon.

I've only broken arm doing so twice.
03-23-19, 12:09 PM
Replies: 20,007
Views: 2,527,920
Posted By Doohickie

Another couple of rides yesterday and today. I...

Another couple of rides yesterday and today. I did another 26 miles on my two-speed townie
...
Forum: Touring
03-19-19, 11:14 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 16,966
Posted By Doohickie

I saw a coyote on my ride tonight. It was a...

I saw a coyote on my ride tonight. It was a pretty big size, like a German Shepherd. Thankfully it was more scared of me than I was of it. I yelled and he ran off.

This was, incidentally, in...
03-19-19, 11:08 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,713
Posted By Doohickie

I don't.

I don't.
03-19-19, 11:03 PM
Replies: 20,007
Views: 2,527,920
Posted By Doohickie

Hi, remember me? If not, no worries, I haven't...

Hi, remember me? If not, no worries, I haven't been riding much. We bought a house last year and that was only one of several things that distracted me from riding.

I got a quick 15 mile ride in...
Forum: Commuting
08-08-18, 03:22 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,864
Posted By Doohickie

How many times have you had to slam on your...

How many times have you had to slam on your brakes exactly?

Just let him wheel suck. What does it matter?
08-06-18, 03:41 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 10,790
Posted By Doohickie

Obviously an Eagle Scout.

Obviously an Eagle Scout.
08-05-18, 09:01 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,232
Posted By Doohickie

That ship has sailed for me. And that's okay.

That ship has sailed for me. And that's okay.
08-05-18, 08:44 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 12,440
Posted By Doohickie

Also, this...

Also, this (https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10215688088068152&set=a.1019245614331.3924.1620877851&type=3).
Checkout the bike share program now. What a waste! ó at Cmc Recycling American....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-18, 11:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,408
Posted By Doohickie

These things write themselves.

These things write themselves.
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