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07-21-21, 07:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 490
Posted By leob1

I used one once, I just happened to get a flat...

I used one once, I just happened to get a flat where there was a repair stand. It made getting the rear wheel off and on to fix the flat easier. And the pump worked.
07-01-21, 10:43 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,787
Posted By leob1

Perhaps the dog was old and deaf, the cyclist...

Perhaps the dog was old and deaf, the cyclist startled it and it had a heart attack?
06-15-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,424
Posted By leob1

If you go to Maine, and go to the Acadia region,...

If you go to Maine, and go to the Acadia region, make a trip to Schoodic point. You can ride the loop road, and your wife could probably as well. It's pretty country, and less crowded that Mount...
06-14-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 528
Posted By leob1

Check your nuts and bolts, a public service announcement. !

My wife came home the other day and handed me a 4-ish inch long bolt. "What's that?" I inquired. It was the bolt that holds on the wheel saddle. It had backed all the way out. And luck would have...
06-11-21, 08:26 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 7,839
Posted By leob1

Well, I never though this would have the legs it...

Well, I never though this would have the legs it did. And mostly stayed on topic!
So, the consensuses seems to be that if you flat often then you might be better off with tubeless. I don't flat...
04-02-21, 01:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,038
Posted By leob1

Ebay is the land of the scam.

Ebay is the land of the scam.
03-02-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 672
Posted By leob1

I had a Hollywood, you have to be careful that...

I had a Hollywood, you have to be careful that you have the hook over the top tube securely, and the it and the frame are clean, and the padding doesn't have a hole, and any cables that are routed...
09-28-20, 12:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 864
Posted By leob1

That's the "Time to buy new Shifters"...

That's the "Time to buy new Shifters" part.
09-22-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,103
Posted By leob1

The cheapest bike at your local bike shop will be...

The cheapest bike at your local bike shop will be better than the best bike at Wal-Mart.
09-21-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 693
Posted By leob1

Going by the 'tab' in the seatstay hole, I'd say...

Going by the 'tab' in the seatstay hole, I'd say it was designed to use a seat binder bolt. So if you can find one that fits, that's what I'd use.
But by looking at the amount of rust on those...
09-02-20, 07:21 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,107
Posted By leob1

1. yes 2. yes

1. yes
2. yes
Forum: Foo
07-20-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,695
Posted By leob1

My BIL was interviewing for an IT position he had...

My BIL was interviewing for an IT position he had open. Some guy listed TRS-80 on his resume. He got the job.
07-17-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 638
Posted By leob1

Sounds like a good excuse to upgrade.

Sounds like a good excuse to upgrade.
06-23-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,694
Posted By leob1

Put a cable lock on it and don't worry.

Put a cable lock on it and don't worry.
06-23-20, 05:39 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,197
Posted By leob1

Now that is the sign of the hardman of the...

Now that is the sign of the hardman of the peloton.
06-03-20, 07:34 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,868
Posted By leob1

I've changed plenty of tubes on rides, summer,...

I've changed plenty of tubes on rides, summer, winter and in between. It's just a part of riding. I carry spare tubes and swap them, then patch the puncture at home. But there have been times when...
Forum: Foo
04-22-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 746
Posted By leob1

My son bought his first new car, a 2016 Ford...

My son bought his first new car, a 2016 Ford fiesta ST in early March. Our house had trees that would shed branches from time to time on to the driveway. So I was at the junk yard on another...
Forum: Foo
04-13-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,214
Posted By leob1

You still don't have any beer. And why don't...

You still don't have any beer.
And why don't you keep an emergency stash?
03-02-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,507
Posted By leob1

That is what you should be striving for.

That is what you should be striving for.
02-28-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 936
Posted By leob1

Having worked in the machining industry, most...

Having worked in the machining industry, most tool and die makers would rather use a power too whenever they can, it just a matter of saving time. Some detail work requires the rifflers, but not...
02-18-20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,038
Posted By leob1

So your riding a bike that has not been properly...

So your riding a bike that has not been properly advertised as a 'gravel bike'?
Your living dangerously my friend.
Forum: Foo
02-11-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 657
Posted By leob1

When my son was 3 or 4 years old, we treated...

When my son was 3 or 4 years old, we treated ourselves and got a few lobsters. My son was sitting in his high chair, so I put one on the tray for him to see. Then my wife uttered the immortal words...
02-11-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,401
Posted By leob1

The spin class at my Y that I used to go to was...

The spin class at my Y that I used to go to was worth paying attention to(wink wink)
The spinning during the colder, darker months pays off when the weather gets nicer. on my first outdoor rides I...
02-11-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 14,782
Posted By leob1

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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01-30-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 789
Posted By leob1

I use the half fare senior option on NJ Transit...

I use the half fare senior option on NJ Transit all the time, I keep waiting for somebody to verify my age!
01-30-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 583
Posted By leob1

Most of this is just not true. The only part that...

Most of this is just not true. The only part that is true is about the amount of seatpost toy need for the clamp. And if you don't have enough seatpost exposed, then your frame is probably to big...
01-29-20, 09:08 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,563
Posted By leob1

At home; the ones I got for free. At the shop;...

At home; the ones I got for free.
At the shop; which ever is on top of the pile.
01-27-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,201
Posted By leob1

Removing a pound from your bike is similar to...

Removing a pound from your bike is similar to removing a pound from you body as far as riding goes. But there are more health benefits from losing a pound from you body.
01-22-20, 01:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,132
Posted By leob1

0, all things in their own time.

0, all things in their own time.
01-16-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,219
Posted By leob1

Go to a few bike shops, test ride a few bikes. A...

Go to a few bike shops, test ride a few bikes. A good shop will sell you the bike that fits your need, not just what they want to sell you. They will ask lots of questions, and spend time with you...
01-07-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 581
Posted By leob1

Older and wiser?

The wife and I spent a weekend in Cape May, NJ. Good, flat roads for riding, and the drivers aren't to bad. Saturday was warm and sunny so we rode around to a few of the beaches. And of course the...
12-16-19, 10:10 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 19,205
Posted By leob1

The cheapest bike you buy at a proper bike shop...

The cheapest bike you buy at a proper bike shop will be better than the most expensive bike you can buy at a department store.
11-06-19, 08:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,927
Posted By leob1

Leaking from overfill is the least of you...

Leaking from overfill is the least of you worries. It's a British product, so oil leaking should be expected.

Use the 20w.
10-25-19, 11:40 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,491
Posted By leob1

Those responsible for this comment have been...

Those responsible for this comment have been sacked.
10-18-19, 09:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,888
Posted By leob1

Wool socks, I like Smart Wool. I use ski socks...

Wool socks, I like Smart Wool. I use ski socks that go over the calf.
Use thin liner gloves, under wind proof outer gloves.
Don't try to stuff extra thick layers of socks into your shoes, that...
10-03-19, 08:58 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 14,821
Posted By leob1

I decided to make my sting ray cooler buy putting...

I decided to make my sting ray cooler buy putting a smaller wheel on the front. So I took off the 20" wheel, and put the 16" wheel from my sisters bike on the sting ray. Yeah Baby! looks good. Off...
08-12-19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,393
Posted By leob1

That should be SOP on every ride. A short ride...

That should be SOP on every ride. A short ride 10-20 miles I'll usually have one spare tube, a longer ride I'll carry two tubes and extra gas. And of course a patch kit.
07-26-19, 07:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,448
Posted By leob1

But that is where the excitement lies!

But that is where the excitement lies!
06-07-19, 07:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 859
Posted By leob1

Go to Wal-Mart, buy your kid a brand spanking new...

Go to Wal-Mart, buy your kid a brand spanking new bike. You'll save time and money trying to find a part for a bike that has no value, and you'll be their favorite dad, for a while.
05-24-19, 12:00 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 13,069
Posted By leob1

People that think they know everything really...

People that think they know everything really annoy those of us that do.
Forum: Northeast
05-02-19, 10:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 652
Posted By leob1

RIP Marty

Marty Epstein has lost his war with cancer.
He was the force behind the NJ Gran Fondo, and from the few times I've met him, a nice man.
Ride On Marty!
Forum: Foo
04-23-19, 07:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,391
Posted By leob1

Seriously? He's in Texas.

Seriously? He's in Texas.
04-02-19, 07:37 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 11,255
Posted By leob1

In the spring of 1980, I used my tax refund check...

In the spring of 1980, I used my tax refund check to buy a Centurion Super Elite, for $400.00. 22lbs of steel riding pleasure(with 27 inch wheels!). My friends all thought I was nuts for spending...
06-16-15, 08:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,196
Posted By leob1

As someone who has done exactly what you have...

As someone who has done exactly what you have done, I can tell you from my experience that using compressionless brake housing will make a great difference in the feel and operation of the brake. I...
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