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10-17-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 444
Posted By Marlin

Thank you. I have been pulling my hair out all...

Thank you. I have been pulling my hair out all day trying to figure thia out.
10-17-20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 444
Posted By Marlin

Can anyone identify this head tube badge?

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What is the identity of this head tube badge? On a bike with mostly Bontrager...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-18, 08:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,143
Posted By Marlin

I have the same situation, need a hood for the...

I have the same situation, need a hood for the same shifter. In my case, the hood was split, but otherwise complete. I gave it about 3 wraps of silicone tape, and so far it is holding up. It...
10-18-17, 06:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,694
Posted By Marlin

I have seen the same doctor for over 20 years, 10...

I have seen the same doctor for over 20 years, 10 pre medicare and the last 12 under medicare, with a secondary insurance. I have not seen any change at all in the time he spends with me, or my care...
10-14-17, 07:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,887
Posted By Marlin

The last time I was in Walmart, they had adapters.

The last time I was in Walmart, they had adapters.
04-05-16, 02:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,664
Posted By Marlin

Where is it?

Where is it?
03-13-16, 06:49 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 16,683
Posted By Marlin

When you still shake a carton of milk before...

When you still shake a carton of milk before pouring a glassful.
Forum: Southeast
03-01-16, 07:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 612
Posted By Marlin

The Natchez Trace.

The Natchez Trace.
01-14-16, 09:34 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,532
Posted By Marlin

I go through one intersection where this occurs...

I go through one intersection where this occurs regularly. I used to try to get the driver to go ahead, but now I just take the offer to go, it is much simpler and quicker. And I wave as I go...
Forum: Introductions
12-27-15, 07:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 672
Posted By Marlin

Here is the last I have heard about the swap...

Here is the last I have heard about the swap meet. This is posted in the stlbiking.com group rides forum. I couldn't find any information about it on Bike Works website. Maybe it will happen later...
Forum: Introductions
12-14-15, 07:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 672
Posted By Marlin

Unfortunately, it looks like the St. Louis bike...

Unfortunately, it looks like the St. Louis bike swap won't be held this year. I will miss it. I don't know if any group will sponsor a swap meet in the future.
12-12-15, 06:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,810
Posted By Marlin

How do pedestrians get to the pedestrian lane on...

How do pedestrians get to the pedestrian lane on the bridge? If there is a sidewalk adjacent to the highway, I would consider riding it if it is lightly used.
09-11-15, 07:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,400
Posted By Marlin

If it is a cassette, you probably will need a...

If it is a cassette, you probably will need a lockring for an 11 tooth cog. The one on the cassette now may be too large.
Forum: Commuting
09-01-15, 07:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 922
Posted By Marlin

+1

+1
06-17-15, 02:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 901
Posted By Marlin

Simple fix. This is why they invented duct tape.

Simple fix. This is why they invented duct tape.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-15, 08:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,042
Posted By Marlin

Here is a site with more information than you...

Here is a site with more information than you ever wanted to know about helmets.

A Buyer's Guide to Bicycle Helmets (http://www.bhsi.org/guide.htm)

Annual Review of Helmets for the Current...
05-11-15, 07:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 612
Posted By Marlin

Can you remove the valve core?

Can you remove the valve core?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-15, 06:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,365
Posted By Marlin

My experience is just the opposite. I have run...

My experience is just the opposite. I have run all 4 series of Michelin Pro tires and I keep using them mainly because they are so easy to mount\dismount without tools. I have used them on 2...
04-10-15, 06:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,703
Posted By Marlin

I used to have to cover my ears with something to...

I used to have to cover my ears with something to cut down the wind noise, and I didn't wear them if I expected to perspire a lot, or get rained on.

I have been riding with Siemens Aquaris behind...
03-28-15, 05:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,657
Posted By Marlin

Schwinn World Voyageur - St. Louis Craigslist

I just saw this ad. Not mine, all I know is what is in the ad. I know there are some here that collect these.

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St. Louis Craigslist

***Vintage Male Schwinn World Voyageur***...
02-16-15, 08:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,425
Posted By Marlin

I have a friend that used K-Y Jelly. He says it...

I have a friend that used K-Y Jelly. He says it worked great.
03-02-14, 06:53 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,363
Posted By Marlin

Here is a table lamp. I didn't make it. It was...

Here is a table lamp. I didn't make it. It was a xmas gift.

Also a bull's head inspired by Picasso. My creation. Pablo's idea.366819366820
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-14, 10:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,184
Posted By Marlin

I have a Puch Force II that I bought new in 1983,...

I have a Puch Force II that I bought new in 1983, but it may have been model year older. Mine is green. The main tubes are Reynolds 531 butted steel, and the stays and fork are 531 straight gauge....
12-13-13, 07:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 11,377
Posted By Marlin

Be sure to use it in a well ventilated space. A...

Be sure to use it in a well ventilated space. A friend of our family died from inhaling Easy Off fumes while cleaning her oven.
03-08-13, 07:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 352
Posted By Marlin

The Downtown Bicycle Station on Locust St. has...

The Downtown Bicycle Station on Locust St. has some facilities, and Urban Shark is located next to them. I have never been to either, but might be worth checking.
...
11-14-12, 08:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,440
Posted By Marlin

Gif, I have both a Specialized Roubaix Comp and a...

Gif, I have both a Specialized Roubaix Comp and a Co-Motion Nor'wester. I think the Nor'wester might be exactly what you are looking for. I My experience with them is the same has you have had with...
10-23-12, 07:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 587
Posted By Marlin

I know that some Suburbans also came with the...

I know that some Suburbans also came with the front freewheel system. I don't know about Collegiates.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-12, 08:53 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,660
Posted By Marlin

Co-Motion Nor-wester is a steel with relaxed...

Co-Motion Nor-wester is a steel with relaxed geometry, but it is a little over your target price. About $1750 for a frameset, and about $3050 for a 105 equipped bike.

Also check out Raleigh, they...
09-19-12, 05:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,195
Posted By Marlin

Here is a diagram on the Nitto website showing...

Here is a diagram on the Nitto website showing how they measure stems.

http://www16.ocn.ne.jp/~nitto210/stem-measurement.pdf
09-14-12, 05:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 614
Posted By Marlin

Sorry, change in plans here. I won't make it to...

Sorry, change in plans here. I won't make it to the ride tomorrow. Hopefully, another time.
09-07-12, 07:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 614
Posted By Marlin

Occasional poster here, but Saturday sounds good...

Occasional poster here, but Saturday sounds good for me. I think the route will probably be marked by Sat., they usually mark the routes during the week preceding the ride.

I don't know why...
08-18-12, 05:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 858
Posted By Marlin

I would call the habanero and ask them about it....

I would call the habanero and ask them about it. I would think they would have a solution. If not, they should move the bosses.
07-21-12, 08:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 899
Posted By Marlin

I also wear BTE hearing aids. If I am riding...

I also wear BTE hearing aids. If I am riding alone, I leave them at home. However, on a group ride I can't hear well enough to carry on any kind of conversation without them. It is difficult even...
06-19-12, 10:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,905
Posted By Marlin

Here is the thread that discusses drilling an...

Here is the thread that discusses drilling an extraction hole to get at the cable end. ...
06-03-12, 10:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 498
Posted By Marlin

I tried Sheldon's method with a 9 speed ultegra...

I tried Sheldon's method with a 9 speed ultegra shifter and 8 speed cassette and couldn't get it to shift properly. Some combinations might work better than others.
05-29-12, 11:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 531
Posted By Marlin

I don't know how much of a premium being in NY...

I don't know how much of a premium being in NY commands, but I just bought a Peugeot of similar vintage, but I think a higher level model, for $20.00 at a yard sale. Southern Illinois.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-12, 08:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 548
Posted By Marlin

I hardly notice the noise form my Ksriums if I...

I hardly notice the noise form my Ksriums if I ride without my hearing aids.
09-29-11, 06:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By Marlin

That's how mine came a couple of weeks ago.

That's how mine came a couple of weeks ago.
09-27-11, 06:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 561
Posted By Marlin

If I remember correctly, Sheldon's advice was to...

If I remember correctly, Sheldon's advice was to put the large tire in front for riding gravel, stone or dirt trails. I think if you ride mostly on pavement, you would have a more comfortable ride...
08-25-11, 08:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By Marlin

I think I'll pass. Thanks anyway.

I think I'll pass. Thanks anyway.
08-21-11, 05:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,718
Posted By Marlin

I break out with them every spring, as soon as I...

I break out with them every spring, as soon as I start getting a lot of sun. I think the sun exposure early in the season is the cause for mine. I don't have a problem later in the season, after...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-11, 07:29 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,316
Posted By Marlin

I did, local pickup on Craigslist. It's great.

I did, local pickup on Craigslist. It's great.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-11, 08:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 964
Posted By Marlin

There's one on Ebay now, but you probably...

There's one on Ebay now, but you probably wouldn't want it unless you also ride a Bianchi and need a small.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-11, 09:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 964
Posted By Marlin

Thanks don for the update. I have been wondering.

Thanks don for the update. I have been wondering.
01-23-11, 08:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 656
Posted By Marlin

You said you also got drop bars. Did the bike...

You said you also got drop bars. Did the bike have flat bars before? And does it have V-brakes? V-brakes, or cantilever brakes require a greater pull than caliper brakes. That may be your...
01-22-11, 09:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 545
Posted By Marlin

I once read that hunters in Alaska never brought...

I once read that hunters in Alaska never brought their guns indoors in winter. Moisture would condense on the metal, then freeze up when they took them back out, and would not function. I have...
01-22-11, 09:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 820
Posted By Marlin

Sheldon Brown also gives an example of alternate...

Sheldon Brown also gives an example of alternate cable routing as one way to use an 8 speed shifter with a 7 speed cassette. Others on here have had some success. I tried using this method with a 9...
Forum: Great Lakes
01-16-11, 07:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 887
Posted By Marlin

Here is a note about using the JB bridge (the...

Here is a note about using the JB bridge (the I-255 bridge) from this website. http://home.swbell.net/mpion/river.htm
...
01-10-11, 08:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 679
Posted By Marlin

I would suggest you also take him a patch kit. ...

I would suggest you also take him a patch kit. It might help extend the life all his tubes.
01-03-11, 04:34 PM
Replies: 61,144
Views: 9,148,682
Posted By Marlin

$3800. This is way too rich for my blood. I...

$3800. This is way too rich for my blood. I have no idea what it is or if the asking price makes any sense. I saw it on Southern Illinois Craigslist, it is not mine. Listed under antiques.
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