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Posted By scott L R

I always wear a bead necklace my Daughter made...

I always wear a bead necklace my Daughter made for me.
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Posted By scott L R

Before doing a 1 week tour I strapped them on...

Before doing a 1 week tour I strapped them on rear rack to get used to hauling some weight.
Forum: Touring
03-01-09, 09:42 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,754
Posted By scott L R

I had an Uncle fly in from Wy. I borrowed a bike...

I had an Uncle fly in from Wy. I borrowed a bike for him. We rode to D.C. from Ohiopyle. He flew home from D.C. I tried renting a car-van-truck to come home. U-haul advertises $20.00 a day. Nobody...
02-27-09, 06:22 PM
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Posted By scott L R

As of now you as I see things there is a group of...

As of now you as I see things there is a group of 4? I would love to go, but $$ & work layoffs would prohibit me going. I would love to ride along for a day, from West Newton, Connellsville, Ohiopyle...
12-09-08, 05:46 AM
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Posted By scott L R

I am 30 miles Southeast of Pittsburgh Pa. Zip...

I am 30 miles Southeast of Pittsburgh Pa. Zip 15601, count me in.
Forum: Touring
03-02-08, 11:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,230
Posted By scott L R

Hey evrybody, I know how we all like to see our...

Hey evrybody, I know how we all like to see our favorite trails any chance we can, but riding in thawing-sloppy-soft conditions makes things worse when they dry out. The ruts you make today can...
01-31-08, 11:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,857
Posted By scott L R

I have a Cygolite, unsure of model with a 6 volt...

I have a Cygolite, unsure of model with a 6 volt battery. Dual lamps, a 5 and a 10 watt. I bought it used 4 years ago. Started using it agin this fall, after a 6 hour charge only lights for 10...
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Posted By scott L R

My bike has 15000 miles on it. Both dereailers...

My bike has 15000 miles on it. Both dereailers shot, both shifter pod return springs broken. Cassette, chain & rings shot. Both brake levers starting to wear. I had been keeping up on maint. too. New...
Forum: Touring
10-15-07, 09:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,182
Posted By scott L R

My first tour was this May. Pittsburgh Pa to...

My first tour was this May. Pittsburgh Pa to Washington D.C. 4 days travel and 2 days in D.C. I came home on Amtrak with 2 bikes. I am now hooked. Looking at the Kona Sutra, Randonee from REI, and a...
08-29-07, 06:46 PM
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Views: 142,132
Posted By scott L R

Here is a pic of Me & my daughter.

Dangit, 5 minutes to find a decent pic, and it's 7 times too big to post.
08-28-07, 10:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,882
Posted By scott L R

We are on our second Kent co-pilot. The first was...

We are on our second Kent co-pilot. The first was bought used, but with LOW miles. It did not include hitch, I called Kent and they sent me a brand new one, it arrived beat to hel*, and scratched up...
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Posted By scott L R

My century ride

I own a 200 Kona Fire Mountian. It is my do-all ride. Loaded tour to D.C., 5 centuries, 7 MS rides. We have been through a lot. 13000+ miles.Getting a new ride next year. I tried to upload a pic, but...
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Posted By scott L R

My first tour.

Rode from Ohiopyle to D.C. Amtrack home. Thanks to all for tips and advice. Especeialy the bike boxes, without advice I would not have had tools to take down bikes. Thanks agin, Scott.
Forum: Touring
05-19-07, 08:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 494
Posted By scott L R

I am with you. Last day was Friday. Tuesday I...

I am with you. Last day was Friday. Tuesday I start trip. Pittsburgh to Washington D.C. Good luck!
Forum: Touring
05-13-07, 07:20 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,848
Posted By scott L R

Gotta laugh about attack moose, but in some areas...

Gotta laugh about attack moose, but in some areas wolves may be a problem? I carry pepper-spray all the time on the bike. 1 bad dog bite will do that to you. Next Tuesday I depart Pittsburgh Pa for...
05-07-07, 10:30 PM
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Posted By scott L R

My 7th MS ride.

Looking forward to a good ride. Joining old friends & meeting new friends. Cut & paste if link does not work. http://www.nationalmssociety.org/goto/scotts-ms-begging-page
05-04-07, 10:33 PM
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Views: 4,251
Posted By scott L R

I have got to say good choice on the firepower. I...

I have got to say good choice on the firepower. I have a Super Blackhawk with 10.5 inch barell + 4X scope. 16 inches overall length, 6+ pounds loaded. I have never considered taking it on a ride.
Forum: Touring
05-04-07, 10:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 635
Posted By scott L R

I have been to Cooper's lake before, I live...

I have been to Cooper's lake before, I live nearby. My MS ride goes right by Coopers, on the other side of 79. We had a fatality 2 years ago, Francis Andrews head-on into a car about 2 miles from...
Forum: Touring
03-16-07, 11:13 PM
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Posted By scott L R

Hauling opinions wanted. Help please.

In may I am riding from Pittsburgh Pa. to DC with my Uncle. I agreed to carry evrything. Wer'e staying in motels so no camping or cooking stuff. I have a 2000 Kona Fire Mountian with 13000 miles on...
02-21-07, 11:03 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,320
Posted By scott L R

A rider on the MS 150 I do has ridden an old...

A rider on the MS 150 I do has ridden an old English High-wheeler 2 years in a row. Yes, a Penny-farthing. Is that vintage enough?
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Posted By scott L R

Amtrak bike boxes?

In May I am riding Pittsburgh to DC. Returning via Amtrak with 2 bikes. Amtrak says I will need to buy bike boxes. Does bike fit in without taking apart? Or drop right in? Please help, thanks.
01-27-07, 06:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,285
Posted By scott L R

I had my daughter in a kiddie seat at the age of...

I had my daughter in a kiddie seat at the age of 10 months. At age 2 we moved to a trailer. At age 4 we tried the trail a bike, she was a tad nervous for 20 feet, then she fell in love with it. She...
Forum: Recumbent
01-25-07, 11:06 PM
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Views: 1,296
Posted By scott L R

Send me pics. price and some info please. ...

Send me pics. price and some info please. raygors@comcast.net.
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Posted By scott L R

6 years ago. Riding to, particapating and riding...

6 years ago. Riding to, particapating and riding home from a poker ride gave me 55 miles, much of it on the 5 star trail. Then driving to Ohiopyle state park doing an out and back ride to force...
Forum: Touring
01-05-07, 10:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 659
Posted By scott L R

Crossing cheseapeke bay.

Planning a ride from Pittsburgh Pa. to Ocean city Md. How do I cross the bay? Bum a ride from someone in a truck? Any ferry crossings? Thanks.
12-31-06, 09:06 AM
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Views: 2,218
Posted By scott L R

Here we have manditory jail time for all 3rd...

Here we have manditory jail time for all 3rd convictions, the problem is jails are so full they are not implementing it. 1 local drunk has his liscense suspended for 70 years for drunk driving &...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-06, 08:59 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,009
Posted By scott L R

Mondonico-Torelli? Gotta love hand built Italian...

Mondonico-Torelli? Gotta love hand built Italian steel.
12-31-06, 08:55 AM
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Posted By scott L R

I am planning on riding from Pittsburgh Pa. to...

I am planning on riding from Pittsburgh Pa. to Ocean City Md. My only obstacle is Chesepeake Bay. Possible ferry service opening next year. Possibly riding to the bay bridge and mooching a ride off...
10-24-06, 10:50 PM
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Views: 2,334
Posted By scott L R

Avoid anything with the name Kent on it. My 5...

Avoid anything with the name Kent on it. My 5 year old daughter twisted the frame and bent the dropouts from mashing on the pedals.
09-04-06, 08:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,666
Posted By scott L R

Kona warranties frame for life, but puts a 25...

Kona warranties frame for life, but puts a 25 year limit on it, saying it's life is 25 years. I have a 2000 Kona Fire Mountian with 12000 yes 12 thousand miles on it. I take care of maint. and...
09-04-06, 08:52 PM
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Posted By scott L R

[url]http://finance.groups.yahoo.com/group/Abandon...

[url]http://finance.groups.yahoo.com/group/Abandoned_PA_Turnpike/ Look here for pics, email me raygors@comcast.net for a few current pics. I have ridden it twice this summer, great ride on a hot...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-06, 06:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,028
Posted By scott L R

The Campy-Shimanno war rages on. Veloice is the...

The Campy-Shimanno war rages on. Veloice is the best bang for the buck.
08-05-06, 06:18 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By scott L R

Zip-ties work well. You could put a standard...

Zip-ties work well. You could put a standard bottle cage on the seat post.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-06, 09:43 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 13,321
Posted By scott L R

8 years ago I weighed 250 pounds, I bought a...

8 years ago I weighed 250 pounds, I bought a Roadmaster MTB. 2 years later it was a falling apart hunk of zhit. But I got my weight down to 165. Then I bought a Kona fire mountian. My weight trashed...
06-16-06, 04:20 AM
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Views: 1,423
Posted By scott L R

$19.00? Talk about luck!!! I spent $25 on a Kent...

$19.00? Talk about luck!!! I spent $25 on a Kent co-pilot. It looks like an Adams, handles OK when new but it's pivot is steel on steel. No bearings or bushings. Bad design. Parts wear quickly and it...
06-04-06, 06:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,492
Posted By scott L R

I rode in the Pedal Pittsburgh 2 weeks ago. I say...

I rode in the Pedal Pittsburgh 2 weeks ago. I say a youngster on an old 10 speed roadbike, I asked him his age. He said he turned 8 recentley. This ride involved HUGE hills, cold rain, and city...
Forum: Recumbent
04-09-06, 06:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 665
Posted By scott L R

My wife rode probably 10 diffirent bikes, but...

My wife rode probably 10 diffirent bikes, but loves the sidewinder, the catrike was her 2nd favorite. I am wondering how they would hold up over time, and others opinions.
Forum: Recumbent
04-09-06, 04:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 665
Posted By scott L R

Help me please.

Anyone here have a Catrike, or a Sidewinder? My wife loves both of theese. Sidewinder $1400, Catrike $2250. From RBR Recumbent bicycles, in State College Pa. Any info would be great. Thank you!
Forum: Recumbent
04-09-06, 04:26 PM
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Views: 541
Posted By scott L R

Help me please.

Anyone here have a Catrike, or a Sidewinder? My wife loves both of theese. Sidewinder $1400, Catrike $2250. From RBR Recumbent bicycles, in State College Pa. Any info would be great. Thank you!:)
03-06-06, 10:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,005
Posted By scott L R

Last summer I was in the middle of a century in...

Last summer I was in the middle of a century in 100+ temps. I was wearing a cheap Target helmet, and even with head shaved I was miserable. I took off helmet and finished ride. Next day I bought a...
02-21-06, 05:01 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,849
Posted By scott L R

Good honest shop, fantastic service, and great...

Good honest shop, fantastic service, and great repair. www.spokedwheelz.com
02-17-06, 11:09 PM
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Views: 574
Posted By scott L R

I have done 5 MS rides. Fantastic weekend. Well...

I have done 5 MS rides. Fantastic weekend. Well organized, and planned. The ride I do has stops about evry 23 miles. Here is my link. ...
02-13-06, 04:21 PM
Replies: 3,424
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Posted By scott L R

As I said I have a good Mag. trainer with 200...

As I said I have a good Mag. trainer with 200 miles on it. I also have 2 or 3 cassettes, poossibly 4, all with aprox. 2000 miles on them. Also have 1 1/8 headset 4000 miles on it, LBS told me to put...
02-12-06, 12:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,391
Posted By scott L R

Why is the poster upside-down? :lol:

Why is the poster upside-down? :lol:
02-09-06, 10:29 PM
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Posted By scott L R

I have a magnetic trainer, 200 miles of use on...

I have a magnetic trainer, 200 miles of use on it. I need rid of it. I need a repair stand. Any takers? PM me. Thanks, Scott.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-06, 03:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,747
Posted By scott L R

We need to be carefull. Waaaaaaaaaaay too many of...

We need to be carefull. Waaaaaaaaaaay too many of us getting killed by cars. On annother site I heard of a rider killed the previous day.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-06, 01:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 243
Posted By scott L R

MS riders get web pages this year!

https://www.nationalmssociety.org/PAX/personal/default.asp?pa=51393178&pd=PAX0EMS120060610PGH How does this look? I will make changes based on opinions. Not asking for $ here, just opinions. Does...
01-23-06, 10:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 767
Posted By scott L R

I work in a very hot machine shop, I wear shorts...

I work in a very hot machine shop, I wear shorts year round. In the summer it has been 120F inside. On my half-hour lunch I ride 7 miles if it is above 40F outside. I lift and flip steel plates all...
01-16-06, 05:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 309
Posted By scott L R

I would like to get the bike off teh ground to...

I would like to get the bike off teh ground to clean deive train at eye level.
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