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03-30-21, 06:39 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,159
Posted By F22c_legs

Does your wife have a nice derriere? That might...

Does your wife have a nice derriere? That might explain it 😃
03-29-21, 06:15 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,499
Posted By m2244

You're not alone, many people are questioning...

You're not alone, many people are questioning life in the US these days. My wife and I are tentatively planning on moving to Spain once I retire, at least for a while. Between the political climate...
03-25-21, 03:11 PM
Replies: 701
Views: 167,080
Posted By Crankstank

The wife's bike

Ok Here's a 1993 Bianchi Peregrine MTB. It is upgraded to 3x9 With Dura Ace downtime shifters on Pual Thumbie mounts. Noah's Arc handlebar, Trek Cromo stem. Tektro levers and cantilever brakes....
03-24-21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 429
Views: 63,140
Posted By polymorphself

Updated pics. 27” to 700c (35mm), non aero to...

Updated pics. 27” to 700c (35mm), non aero to aero, koolstops and Brooks microfiber.

...
03-22-21, 05:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 902
Posted By 10 Wheels

Best to Let The Wife do ALL of the Bike Shopping.

Best to Let The Wife do ALL of the Bike Shopping.
03-22-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 285
Posted By shoota

That's dope, lucky find.

That's dope, lucky find.
03-19-21, 09:37 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,291
Posted By Eric F

I will echo the advice of others...The plan to...

I will echo the advice of others...The plan to "hang off the back" is not good. First of all, you're going to get dropped if you can't take advantage of the draft of the pack. Staying in the mix...
03-18-21, 06:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 743
Posted By mcours2006

We gotta stop calling cyclist being hit from...

We gotta stop calling cyclist being hit from behind 'accidents'. Crash, collision, vehicular maiming, caused by driver negligence. Though it doesn't have the same ring as 'accident', which just kinda...
03-17-21, 09:11 PM
Replies: 429
Views: 63,140
Posted By badger_biker

86 Voyageur After unexpectedly selling my...

86 Voyageur

After unexpectedly selling my 1987 Voyageur (post #40 and #94) last summer I found I really missed that trusty steed that never let me down on tours. Having wheels and numerous other...
03-14-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 429
Views: 63,140
Posted By ravenix

SP in the Sun... Good day for a test ride!

Finally have it finished and took it for a spin today.... all the silver bits really shine in the sun!

...
Forum: Touring
03-06-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,491
Posted By djb

Bob, another thing I've always enjoyed on bike...

Bob, another thing I've always enjoyed on bike trips, no matter which country, is talking with fellow travelers in campgrounds, people in stores, restaurants, you name it. People and the world are...
03-06-21, 06:03 AM
Replies: 7,084
Views: 2,679,166
Posted By ElCani

Love this bike!

Love this bike!
02-28-21, 06:04 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 6,967
Posted By gregf83

I don't mind training on my own but group rides...

I don't mind training on my own but group rides and races are more fun. Best are cycling vacations with 5-10 good friends. Riding 4-5 hrs every day, stops for coffee or lunch along the way in some...
02-28-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,260
Posted By corwin1968

Exactly my situation, except for the drop bars. ...

Exactly my situation, except for the drop bars. I run regular MTB bars and sometimes a Jones bar.

A lot of cyclists ridiculed hybrids in the 90's but guess what? Take a lot of those 90's...
02-25-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,164
Posted By drlogik

From my observation living in Charlotte North...

From my observation living in Charlotte North Carolina, this time of year I see "mostly" people over, say, 40 years of age riding with maybe half of those being over "55-ish". I see almost no...
02-23-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,344
Posted By 70sSanO

Just to put things in perspective, there are...

Just to put things in perspective, there are probably millions of people who rode bikes when they were young and gave it up for nothing.

John
02-23-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,344
Posted By Koyote

Pointless question.

Pointless question.
02-21-21, 04:42 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,239
Posted By Sangetsu

When I got my new Gios Compact Pro, it did indeed...

When I got my new Gios Compact Pro, it did indeed look too pretty to ride. The beautiful blue paint, chrome stays. The gold hardware on the seat post clamp and derailleur hangers. The red-anodized...
Forum: Foo
02-19-21, 04:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,694
Posted By coffeesnob

Have a talk with your boss. Tell him you just...

Have a talk with your boss. Tell him you just don't feel like working and see what he suggests.
02-14-21, 12:56 AM
Replies: 7,084
Views: 2,679,166
Posted By yellowbarber

Took FOREVER to find my fit, so I have two of...

Took FOREVER to find my fit, so I have two of these "crack-n-fail" 90s m series with pretty much the same setup.
The M700 is a friggin tank. Bought from the original owner near Charlottesville, Va....
02-01-21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,164
Posted By afm199

I'm 75 in ten days. I'm amazed at that! I still...

I'm 75 in ten days. I'm amazed at that! I still ride several times a week and work out with weights and floor exercises. A 25 mile ride is my idea of a fun thing to do. I live in Oakland, so that's...
01-27-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 7,084
Views: 2,679,166
Posted By bOsscO

Looks fantastic.

Looks fantastic.
01-23-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,159
Posted By SurferRosa

Experience, common sense, patience, intuition. ...

Experience, common sense, patience, intuition.



Empathic listening with understanding. Propose solutions before acting. Discuss alternatives.



Buy a bike, fully rebuild and refurbish it...
01-23-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 701
Views: 167,080
Posted By J.Higgins

Here's one that I just finished. Its a Miyata...

Here's one that I just finished. Its a Miyata Ridge Runner frame that I got from who knows where, and its been hanging up in my shed for ages. I finally decided to build it up and here it is....
01-22-21, 09:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,159
Posted By cyccommute

Paying attention to how things work is probably...

Paying attention to how things work is probably the best quality of a good mechanic. Having a good memory helps.



I learned mostly by just doing. I read things early on...I started when...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-21, 01:03 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,958
Posted By chaadster

I just sold a pair of 928 S4 which were taking up...

I just sold a pair of 928 S4 which were taking up time and money from cycling— bought a T-Lab Ti fram from some of the revenue!— so I know where you’re coming from!
01-19-21, 06:55 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,164
Posted By peashooter

Well, I'm 70, and all my friends that are around...

Well, I'm 70, and all my friends that are around my age are generally in pretty good shape. We all try to stay in decent shape by riding, walking, etc. I worry more about the young people who do...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-21, 05:00 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,958
Posted By scuzzo

i got a litespeed vortex 2007 DA10 group, hand...

i got a litespeed vortex 2007 DA10 group, hand built custom wheels.. the bike is amazing... every time i ride it, reminds me of why i like to ride my bike... ever since i had it i have not one...
01-17-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 7,084
Views: 2,679,166
Posted By AeroGut

With those relatively skinny tires, those...

With those relatively skinny tires, those chainstays look even more incredibly long than normal. Funny how much MTB geometry has changed over the years.
Forum: Foo
01-11-21, 08:26 PM
Replies: 9,496
Views: 1,142,625
Posted By Shimagnolo

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Canadian road rage.
01-11-21, 01:41 PM
Replies: 1,330
Views: 354,133
Posted By Wildwood

An update. AndyA is responsible for providing...

An update. AndyA is responsible for providing such wonderful cages, drillium, (smooth as glass) BB, headset.

below first mock-up with Weinmann delta brakes, black stem & post. Silver is...
Forum: Foo
01-10-21, 10:43 PM
Replies: 9,496
Views: 1,142,625
Posted By Shimagnolo

I, for one, welcome our new overlords! ...

I, for one, welcome our new overlords!
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01-10-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 7,084
Views: 2,679,166
Posted By Troy Winter

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Here's a better picture of my 94 Trek 930.
01-09-21, 01:46 PM
Replies: 7,084
Views: 2,679,166
Posted By Troy Winter

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Just finished this "unfinished" 1994(???) Trek 930 Singletrack. Paint removed and...
01-08-21, 03:10 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,601
Posted By RobbieTunes

Get rid of most bikes. Get my gravel bike...

Get rid of most bikes.
Get my gravel bike built.
Ride more, but discard Strava.
Hike more.
Symphony more.
Theatre more.
Zwift less.

Gave away a Paramount and 3 Centurion frames (Comp TA,...
01-06-21, 08:36 PM
Replies: 61,152
Views: 9,153,157
Posted By PilotFishBob

Saw that and was lusting mightily. Fortunately,...

Saw that and was lusting mightily. Fortunately, the price is keeping the lust under control. :)
01-06-21, 08:00 PM
Replies: 61,152
Views: 9,153,157
Posted By obrentharris

If this one fit me it would be sold! $840 ...

If this one fit me it would be sold! $840
https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/HtIAAOSwtlFf9f1V/s-l1600.jpg
...
01-02-21, 06:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,601
Posted By lasauge

I met my 2020 goal of downsizing my bike and...

I met my 2020 goal of downsizing my bike and parts collection and then exploring a new area after moving across the country. My 2021 goals are to get back into shape quickly now that we've passed the...
Forum: Commuting
01-02-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 15,454
Views: 11,526,290
Posted By notthe1freeman

Here is my only...ugly, heavy and tough. I ride...

Here is my only...ugly, heavy and tough. I ride 365 in the Pacific northwest... Never had an issue...
01-02-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 4,246
Views: 391,989
Posted By pcb

I keep blowing my respray budget on more stuff,...

I keep blowing my respray budget on more stuff, so my '76 Strawberry/DiNucci has been hanging nekkid for a loooong time now waiting to go to Joe Bell. Decided to build 'er up and let 'er prance a...
01-01-21, 09:00 PM
Replies: 61,152
Views: 9,153,157
Posted By Clang

Univega Viva Sport - $50 (Mt Prospect, IL) ...

Univega Viva Sport - $50 (Mt Prospect, IL)

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/403870527364060/?ref=category_feed&referral_code=undefined
...
01-01-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,601
Posted By delbiker1

I guess my cycling goals for 2021 are a bit...

I guess my cycling goals for 2021 are a bit varied. I want to use my bikes more for errands, shopping and commuting type trips. I am not setting any mileage or time in saddle goals this year. I...
01-01-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,601
Posted By gomango

4,500 miles. Tough to do on a mtb, but not...

4,500 miles.

Tough to do on a mtb, but not on gravel touring.

Have the "tools" and the partners in crime.

Four longer trips are planned along with some lofty weekly numbers.

I may retire...
01-01-21, 07:49 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,601
Posted By Classtime

I resolve to accept that 3 bikes (or 4) are...

I resolve to accept that 3 bikes (or 4) are enough bikes.
Replies: 40
Views: 3,305
Posted By steelbikeguy

There is a version with Nervex Pro lugs too! ...

There is a version with Nervex Pro lugs too! Raleigh must have been an interesting place back then, always changing things up a bit.
I'm thinking of the one that 76SLT , aka Bernie, owns and...
12-26-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 771
Posted By nlerner

I had one that color that came to me as a frame...

I had one that color that came to me as a frame only, essentially a blank canvas for all sorts of builds. I went with a 5-speed Sturmey-Archer hub drivetrain:
...
12-26-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 771
Posted By ascherer

You did just fine. That'll be a great ride...

You did just fine. That'll be a great ride whatever you do with it. Given it's condition I'd enjoy that configuration until I got itchy...:) You could go in any direction with it. Ride it for a...
12-26-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 368,256
Posted By Pcampeau

Suntour Superbe shifting and Nervex lugs. I like...

Suntour Superbe shifting and Nervex lugs. I like it!
12-26-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 771
Posted By daka

Those narrow bars take some getting used to. The...

Those narrow bars take some getting used to. The bikes track well so not a lot of concentration is required on steering. If you find it impossible to get acclimated, Nitto sells wider bars that have...
12-26-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 771
Posted By Hobbiano

I'd gladly pay more for a bike in that condition....

I'd gladly pay more for a bike in that condition. And I've done it a few times with no regrets. Even a year or so later, I think those were some of my best purchases. If you appreciate nice paint and...
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