Last Activity:10-14-2012 6:09 PM
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Posted in thread: Great Bike shop in Boone NC Boone Bike and Touring on 03-31-2012 at 02:42 AM
I have mentioned this shop a few times in my talking on here. Boone Bike and Touring is one
hell of a shop. I searched hard and heavy when I bought my bike, around home In Tri Cities area
of eastern T...
Posted in thread: Guys Who Think they can go shirtless on 12-31-2011 at 11:15 PM
Wow. Tramp stamps and muffin tops, bad neighbors and apathy....Tell ya the truth, I'd almost
rather see shirtless than a WAY-TOO-SMALL shirt, and I'm not talking Hooter's, here.I swear,
the amount of ...
Posted in thread: Long Beach Marathon 2011 (cycling tour) 26.2 miles on 11-25-2011 at 03:31 PM
Damn Geezer, you never cease to amaze me. Impressive.
Posted in thread: A wheelie - Video Clip on 09-02-2011 at 06:51 PM
Not bad but it isn't a wheelie unless you can turn around and come back to the camera without
dropping the front tire. I used to do wheelies for blocks, turning corners and everything. Now
I am lucky ...
Posted in thread: rode through Irene. yes I did on 09-02-2011 at 06:46 PM
Ok but should I have to adjust the nut every time I shift or shouldn't there be a tightness
that will let me change gears and hold it in place too ?No you should not have to adjust it
every time. You ...
Posted in thread: Need help with bike racks please- a level coursework on 09-01-2011 at 02:18 AM
Ease of use. 47 levers, 5 pins and 11 springs to mess with are not worth it. Also look into
something that will help with the lift of the load. If it is a single bike rack that is not an
issue but mul...
Posted in thread: rode through Irene. yes I did on 09-01-2011 at 02:14 AM
The nut thing is actually the tensioner that holds the shifter in place. The front derailleur
has a spring in it that causes it to pull back to the lowest ring. When you shift the cable
pulls against ...
Posted in thread: Chance encounter with a Steam Engine on 08-17-2011 at 01:23 AM
That is cool. Now we know where you will be any time you have a free minute.
Posted in thread: Highlight of the ride on 08-10-2011 at 01:54 PM
Grape Ape: That was the most awesome post! Thanks for reminding me what it's all about.
FUN.SteveYou know it took a mudhole to remind me. It put a much different spin on the rest of
my ride. Usually w...
Posted in thread: Highlight of the ride on 08-10-2011 at 02:36 AM
The wife gets a new bike before I get to pick my second. Yes it will be a singlespeed, yes it
will be more of a road bike, but dang it sure was fun dropping that thing into granny and
spinning the tir...