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09-19-13, 11:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,137
Posted By bobn

I have gumwalls on my 3 speed Raleigh. Looks...

I have gumwalls on my 3 speed Raleigh. Looks sharp. Used to use Kenda, now I have Michelin World tour?. They have a gumwall with white reflective stripe. Really slick tires.
My Columbia ballooner...
09-04-13, 01:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 770
Posted By bobn

Cycclommute, I don't know what kind of...

Cycclommute,
I don't know what kind of landfills you have where you come from that don't decay and as you put it are dry and sterile.
We have landfills here in South Florida that stink like all...
08-25-13, 05:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 429
Posted By bobn

Tibikeguy----Thanks for posting the link

Tibikeguy----Thanks for posting the link
08-24-13, 10:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 429
Posted By bobn

Underground Bicycle parking systems in Japan

Sorry I don't know how to post a link but check this out on Google/Yahoo.
It's pretty cool.
A video by Danny Choo.
Perhaps one of you computer guys could post it for me for all to enjoy.
Thanks...
08-24-13, 09:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 85,612
Posted By bobn

Submerge in white vinegar for a day or two. It's...

Submerge in white vinegar for a day or two. It's so cheap and it works. $3-4 for a gallon at your local grocery.
08-13-13, 12:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 523
Posted By bobn

The only things they help keep clean are the...

The only things they help keep clean are the frame and YOU.
08-02-13, 09:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,597
Posted By bobn

Why not a large plastic bag or bags. You can get...

Why not a large plastic bag or bags. You can get big bags, the kind landscapers use, or that protect new appliances and mattresses.

Suck out the excess air with a vacuum cleaner and seal the...
06-30-13, 01:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,889
Posted By bobn

wet underwear, piece of dry paper/cardborard, sit...

wet underwear, piece of dry paper/cardborard, sit down. Go to the beach and do it in the sand, sitting down that is.
06-07-13, 01:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 887
Posted By bobn

If possible contact the frame builder and ask

If possible contact the frame builder and ask
06-07-13, 01:00 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,735
Posted By bobn

In my opinion, the early British built bikes...

In my opinion, the early British built bikes cannot be equalled.
Raleigh, Hercules, Rudge just to mention a few.
They were quality bikes built to last forever. They were built solid, to last, the...
05-19-13, 01:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 10,228
Posted By bobn

Come on. No one got sick or died. No need to get...

Come on. No one got sick or died. No need to get emotional over it.
05-04-13, 12:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,427
Posted By bobn

I use mineral spirits and 10w 30 oil in a 50/50...

I use mineral spirits and 10w 30 oil in a 50/50 mix.
Place chain in plastic jar, like a peanut jar, with the mix and shake the !@#$%& out of it. Like a washing machine.
Pull chain out, let drip dry...
05-01-13, 12:26 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 13,370
Posted By bobn

You folks who have new leather saddles and want...

You folks who have new leather saddles and want to gook them up with all kinds of magic potions are killing them with kindness.
It's like over watering a plant. You are going to Ruin/kill it with...
04-28-13, 10:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 636
Posted By bobn

Your new saddle is to new to start applying stuff...

Your new saddle is to new to start applying stuff to it. The factory has aready done that.
It is meant to be ridden and sweated on. All part of the conditioning process.
Shove a plastic bag under...
04-13-13, 01:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 890
Posted By bobn

I have a blue LTD 3 and it looks great in...

I have a blue LTD 3 and it looks great in gumwalls.
+1 on the Kendas.
I am presently using Michelin World Tour with gumwall and reflector strip.
Also a nice look
04-12-13, 01:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 607
Posted By bobn

Another thing. Check the lay of the land,...

Another thing.
Check the lay of the land, gutters and down spouts, exterior dry wells.
If the rain/surface water isn't draining away from the house, you may have a hard time addressing this...
04-12-13, 08:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 607
Posted By bobn

A good dehumidifier will not only help protect...

A good dehumidifier will not only help protect your bikes and tools, but is also good for the building itself.
It will also help prevent musty odors, mold and mildew
04-10-13, 03:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,021
Posted By bobn

Every young boy who watched the Mickey Mouse Club...

Every young boy who watched the Mickey Mouse Club had a crush on Annette including me.
04-10-13, 03:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 529
Posted By bobn

Automotive degreaser and hose off

Automotive degreaser and hose off
04-08-13, 02:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,854
Posted By bobn

In the heat and over time anything with glue will...

In the heat and over time anything with glue will turn to goo. This = mess
04-08-13, 09:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 765
Posted By bobn

I had a beater that looked like that. Check out...

I had a beater that looked like that. Check out Mango Cruisers. I think they are out of Miami or the Keys.
03-27-13, 01:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,273
Posted By bobn

It's not worth involving lawyers unless there is...

It's not worth involving lawyers unless there is an injury.
Have you checked around for a used one and found one? If so, that is a starting point as to it's present value. They may even buy the used...
03-14-13, 12:15 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,628
Posted By bobn

I'm a bicycle rider. Cyclist seems to aloof for...

I'm a bicycle rider. Cyclist seems to aloof for me and my style of riding.
I ride in shorts, T shirt and flip flops.
A cyclist wears the special clothing and shoes designed for riding a bicycle.
03-07-13, 12:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,957
Posted By bobn

B 72 gets my vote.

B 72 gets my vote.
03-07-13, 11:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,084
Posted By bobn

How about a broken axel?

How about a broken axel?
03-06-13, 10:28 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 13,370
Posted By bobn

Being a tin of Proofhide seems to last forever,...

Being a tin of Proofhide seems to last forever, does anyone know it's shelf life?
Does it eventually break down? Does it become ineffective?
03-02-13, 12:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 967
Posted By bobn

What do they give marathoners in those paper cups...

What do they give marathoners in those paper cups as they fly by?
03-02-13, 10:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,706
Posted By bobn

A good automotive/engine degreaser sprayed on and...

A good automotive/engine degreaser sprayed on and left to work for awhile.
Hose off. This will clean those hard to get at places like spoke and hub holes like new.
02-13-13, 03:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 13,460
Posted By bobn

What is it in Mavic, Pedro's and Phil's that sets...

What is it in Mavic, Pedro's and Phil's that sets them apart?
Do they have their own refineries so their oils will be extra special? They don't make the oil, where do they get it from?
I think,...
02-11-13, 09:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,645
Posted By bobn

Those swept back handlebars are nothing new. Just...

Those swept back handlebars are nothing new. Just look at the bikes of years ago. The Schwinns, Columbias, and etc. They were all swept back. Kids would ride them all day. Ask me how I know.
Even...
02-07-13, 10:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 638
Posted By bobn

Try a tube patch inside the tire over the hole.

Try a tube patch inside the tire over the hole.
02-05-13, 03:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,007
Posted By bobn

I'll bet there is an under priveleged kid...

I'll bet there is an under priveleged kid somewhere that would treasure your junk.
Here in South Florida (West Palm Beach) There is a guy called "Jake the bike man" He fixes up all kinds of used...
02-04-13, 02:52 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,123
Posted By bobn

Forget the "wind" argument about the wind blowing...

Forget the "wind" argument about the wind blowing a bike over on a kick stand.
That same wind will knock it off anything it is leaning against.
01-26-13, 01:06 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,923
Posted By bobn

Maybe someone should design a cvt/cvs...

Maybe someone should design a cvt/cvs transmission for a bike.
No gears
12-31-12, 09:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 600
Posted By bobn

Is there a list of set rules we must follow? Did...

Is there a list of set rules we must follow? Did the newbie offend a moderator by asking a question on a topic covered some time ago? Is it your board where you have the right to complain?
The folks...
12-28-12, 08:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By bobn

If you ride with it long enough it will reset...

If you ride with it long enough it will reset itself.
12-25-12, 09:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,955
Posted By bobn

Take a look at the Raleigh Retro Glide 7

Take a look at the Raleigh Retro Glide 7
12-23-12, 01:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 894
Posted By bobn

If you want to buy that color have a body shop...

If you want to buy that color have a body shop match and mix it for you.
12-20-12, 11:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,266
Posted By bobn

If your original lights have screw bases, why not...

If your original lights have screw bases, why not check out Tektite bulbs?
They make a led side emitting bulb which you could use with your original reflectors.
Unlike the front prefocused bulbs,...
12-03-12, 12:19 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,719
Posted By bobn

I still can't see how putting more rubber on the...

I still can't see how putting more rubber on the road lowers the rolling resistance. It would seem to me that wider tread would create more friction than a skinny hardily touching the road tread,...
12-01-12, 11:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 810
Posted By bobn

Let's complicate the original question by adding...

Let's complicate the original question by adding "Beach" cruiser.
11-21-12, 02:24 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,644
Posted By bobn

Is she on a seat?

Is she on a seat?
11-21-12, 11:58 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,644
Posted By bobn

Seems to me it would be pretty tough to smoke a...

Seems to me it would be pretty tough to smoke a ciggy, talk on the phone and steer at the same time.
11-14-12, 11:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,297
Posted By bobn

Does anyone else have access? Sabotage?

Does anyone else have access? Sabotage?
10-31-12, 02:14 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,097
Posted By bobn

cyccommute It's obvious you have a lot of...

cyccommute
It's obvious you have a lot of experience and have a command over controlling dogs to some extent.
What you have to realize is that people are telling their stories about being chased...
10-24-12, 12:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,721
Posted By bobn

If that is brake shoe rub, and I'm not saying it...

If that is brake shoe rub, and I'm not saying it isn't, should there not be scrubbing marks all around the circumfence of the tire?
Considering the wheel is true than the pads would make contact...
10-21-12, 01:49 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,097
Posted By bobn

Calamari, Incase you haven't noticed this is a...

Calamari,
Incase you haven't noticed this is a scary scary world.
Because someone doesn't share your views doesn't make them an idiot.
There is no reason to start name calling. I have a right to...
10-21-12, 12:44 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,097
Posted By bobn

That's a pretty gereralized statement calling...

That's a pretty gereralized statement calling people idiots who are in favor of using guns.

It's true that they will not fix all of lifes problems. It won't get you a better grade in school, or...
10-20-12, 02:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,721
Posted By bobn

A retread tire DOES NOT have a compromised casing.

A retread tire DOES NOT have a compromised casing.
10-20-12, 01:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,721
Posted By bobn

I can't understand why people would want to try...

I can't understand why people would want to try to fix slashed, rotten worn out tires with a Rube Goldberg repair.
Is it worth getting hurt, crashing your bike?
Would you even consider such...
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