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Old 06-19-2010, 05:46 PM   #1
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Back at it

After not riding a bike for more years than I can remember, I'm going to start again. My Volkscycle has been stored for probably 15-20 years. I changed the tires/tubes last night. I started to change all the cables myself today, but I instead chose to take it to the local shop. for about $50 buck + parts they will tune the bike, grease, clean, and true the spoke wheels.

I think that's a pretty good deal.

So look out for me now


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Old 06-19-2010, 05:53 PM   #2
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Old 06-22-2010, 05:36 PM   #3
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Ditto! Enjoy
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Old 06-22-2010, 07:01 PM   #4
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Old 06-22-2010, 08:26 PM   #5
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It's still in the shop
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Old 06-26-2010, 01:11 AM   #6
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Went for a nice ride Wednsday. Just a few miles to help ease back in. Today, back tire so flat it's off the wheel

Oh well, I'll have to fix it later, heading out of town for a few days
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Old 06-27-2010, 01:19 AM   #7
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Well...looks like I'm the reason for the flat. I brought the bike in and the shop owner said it looked like improper installation. I asked him to fix it and also break down the front tire and make sure i didn't mess that one up also.
I've never changed these little tires before. Guess it's a little harder than the big fat tires I'm used to.
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Old 06-28-2010, 03:33 PM   #8
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Did you get to watch him do the replacement?
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Old 06-28-2010, 06:03 PM   #9
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Old 06-28-2010, 10:31 PM   #10
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Its not a matter of IF you have to change a tire someday, but a matter of when you have to change a tire. My luck usually has me side of the road with no cell service after dark with no flash light.


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