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Forum: Foo
04-09-21, 04:46 AM
Replies: 11,586
Views: 2,387,007
Posted By ahsposo

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04-06-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,684
Posted By mr_bill

Just to remind people of this friendly reminder,...

Just to remind people of this friendly reminder, which I forget sometimes.

If someone keeps trying to inject partisan politics into this conversation, we don't have to feed that distraction.
...
Forum: Foo
03-17-21, 11:18 PM
Replies: 11,586
Views: 2,387,007
Posted By jan230

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03-15-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 684
Posted By Eric F

Another option...Throw the cap in the trash. ...

Another option...Throw the cap in the trash. They aren't really necessary.
03-03-21, 09:46 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,684
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Especially given COVID demonstrating to lots of...

Especially given COVID demonstrating to lots of businesses the waste of needing commuters and expensive office buildings.



Simple. Don't elect people to office who think this is a true-ism....
03-01-21, 09:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,243
Posted By alcjphil

The piece that sheared off is the top of the fork...

The piece that sheared off is the top of the fork steer tube, not the stem. The stem must be inserted well past the threaded portion of the steer tube to prevent this happening again. If your...
Forum: Foo
02-26-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 767
Posted By canklecat

Billy Graham wasn't as bad as those charlatans....

Billy Graham wasn't as bad as those charlatans. That doesn't make him good for insinuating himself into the White House whenever possible.

While he masked his biased agenda as a generic "spiritual...
Forum: Foo
02-25-21, 09:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 767
Posted By canklecat

I had just joined the Navy when Carter was...

I had just joined the Navy when Carter was campaigning for president and wasn't surprised to see him win, as the nation was exhausted from seemingly endless wars and political corruption punctuated...
Forum: Foo
02-25-21, 07:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 767
Posted By But its me

Perhaps it will draw naysayers, but I have always...

Perhaps it will draw naysayers, but I have always thought of Carter as one of our best presidents. I was a teenager when he became president, and the man struck me as principled, something my now...
02-24-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 990
Posted By Big Block

Dominic's...

Dominic's bike:https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1500/bykzcyt_e3b50ba4c35f7fdda0586c777c8d965c939b6c7f.jpg
02-23-21, 04:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,243
Posted By alcjphil

If the stem can be raised and lowered, it cannot...

If the stem can be raised and lowered, it cannot be a permanent part of the fork. The fork is inserted into the frame from the bottom, the stem is inserted into the fork steer tube from the top
Forum: Foo
02-23-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 501
Posted By Shimagnolo

Canadian dealing with wild animal killing livestock

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/bc-farmer-captures-lynx-chicken-coop-1.5923089

:roflmao2::roflmao2::roflmao2:

I would never have thought of grabbing it!
Forum: Foo
02-22-21, 04:25 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,667
Posted By FastJake

Same here. But taking a break for a couple...

Same here. But taking a break for a couple minutes is so much better than wasting away hour after hour.

I really appreciate everyone's replies and advice.
Forum: Foo
02-22-21, 03:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,667
Posted By FastJake

Today is a night and day difference. Maybe...

Today is a night and day difference. Maybe actually typing this out was the wake up call I needed? I hope so. Ok, back to work!
Forum: Foo
02-22-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 9,495
Views: 1,136,025
Posted By ahsposo

I guess in addition to the "sarcastic" font we're...

I guess in addition to the "sarcastic" font we're gonna need a "facetious" font as well...

Outside of calling in an air strike there was nothing that driver could do to stop that truck. He should...
02-20-21, 09:48 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,353
Posted By HillRider

I'm going to make one more comment then stay out...

I'm going to make one more comment then stay out of this soon to be heated thread. Equating Campy to Ferrari is quite unfair to Campy. Both are expensive but that's all they have in common. Campy...
02-20-21, 01:22 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,353
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...wait, is this one of those Campy versus...

.
...wait, is this one of those Campy versus Shimano threads ? I thought those had been banned here after the great Campy/Shimano dustup in 2004 ? :wtf: I lost a couple of friends in that war. :(
02-19-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,353
Posted By TiHabanero

Thank you for riding Campagnolo

Had the pleasure of working on two bikes today running Campagnolo equipment. One was an older 10 speed, the other a 5 year old 11 speed. Very refreshing after working on bike after bike with Ultegra,...
02-09-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 794
Posted By Buzzkill53120

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02-03-21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 807
Posted By katsarasj

Eisentraut built for Jon Dawson co-founder of the band NRPS

I am posting a rather unique 1973 Eisentraut built for John Collins Dawson IV (June 16, 1945 – July 21, 2009), nicknamed "Marmaduke", the leader and co-founder of the country rock band the New...
Replies: 48
Views: 2,253
Posted By mech986

Which model receiver would you like to have? Are...

Which model receiver would you like to have? Are you good with any electronics refurbishment or repairs?

Nice Pioneer and Sansui Receivers too plus Rectilinear speakers.



Yeah, them old...
Forum: Foo
01-27-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,898
Posted By indyfabz

A. ...

A.

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B. You are in the wrong sub-forum if you want answers to cycling questions.
Forum: Foo
12-29-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 560
Views: 47,480
Posted By no motor?

That's enough internet for me for a while.

That's enough internet for me for a while.
Forum: Foo
12-24-20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,236
Posted By skijor

Given the source, 95% probability that that's b.s.

Given the source, 95% probability that that's b.s.
Forum: For Sale
12-17-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 756
Posted By abritishbikefan

1969 Raleigh Sprite 5 Speed Bicycle

Recently restored 1969 Raleigh Sprite 5 Speed bicycle. Similar to a 3 speed with one lever on the right. The lever on the left adds two more cruising speeds. 5 speed hub was completely disassembled,...
Forum: Foo
12-16-20, 06:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 964
Posted By wgscott

Get the TV, digitize her watercolor art, and use...

Get the TV, digitize her watercolor art, and use the newly liberated wall space to hang bicycles. Win win win and you can sleep on my couch after the pandemic.
Forum: Foo
11-21-20, 06:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,734
Posted By TiHabanero

Discipline your children

It ain't my job to ensure your children properly behave themselves in my store. There is no possible excuse for you when I am the one stepping up to the plate and telling your child to get off that...
10-10-20, 09:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 962
Posted By wgscott

I agree. That is absolutely an atrocity. It...

I agree. That is absolutely an atrocity. It should read:

"The administrator has restricted use of the private message system to members with fewer than 10 posts."
10-09-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 962
Posted By tyrion

This kind of attitude could get you a suspension.

This kind of attitude could get you a suspension.
10-09-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 962
Posted By livedarklions

One more post and you can post a picture of a...

One more post and you can post a picture of a deleted account.
Forum: Foo
09-27-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,189
Posted By ahsposo

Taste changes. When I was a kid I thought gin...

Taste changes. When I was a kid I thought gin tasted awful...
Forum: Foo
09-27-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,189
Posted By FiftySix

Childhood Food

Just reminiscing here about food I ate as a kid. A couple weeks ago, my sister in law was visiting and we had a conversation about different foods we ate as kids.

Somehow, Underwood's Deviled Ham...
09-26-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,991
Posted By Bill Kapaun

You prefer Schwinn?

You prefer Schwinn?
Forum: Foo
09-23-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 494
Posted By FiftySix

Lately, I can't tell. Most are wearing face...

Lately, I can't tell. Most are wearing face coverings these days.
09-05-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,579
Posted By 79pmooney

I believe there have been some creepy men who...

I believe there have been some creepy men who have found their way in the past. Hence the tighter scrutiny. (Don't worry - this man only remembers this from reading innocent posts in the forums I...
Replies: 28
Views: 21,458
Posted By erry

I've been living in jakarta for 35 years, there...

I've been living in jakarta for 35 years, there is no pristiwani cycle store at the written address
Forum: Foo
08-06-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 9,495
Views: 1,136,025
Posted By Altair 4

Reminds me of the relationship between Inspector...

Reminds me of the relationship between Inspector Clouseau and Cato in the Pink Panther movies....
Forum: Foo
07-29-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 11,586
Views: 2,387,007
Posted By RubeRad

I bet now you wish you had gone blind

I bet now you wish you had gone blind
06-28-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 8,472
Posted By clubman

You're offside my friend. You're quoting vague...

You're offside my friend. You're quoting vague facts about mortality rates that real world virologists can't answer. There's a thing called scientific method and it's way above the pay grade of most...
Forum: Foo
06-23-20, 09:53 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,143
Posted By Siu Blue Wind

I love it when people come into FOO (my original...

I love it when people come into FOO (my original stomping grounds) and slams my team...

You know.. two things..no three..

1. This is a cycling site
2. P and R is permission only and if you...
Forum: Foo
05-09-20, 11:50 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,188
Posted By Russ Roth

This is completely inaccurate, while tests show...

This is completely inaccurate, while tests show that a new plastic cutting board is easier to sanitize once the board has been used a couple times it can be nearly impossible to thoroughly sanitize...
Forum: Foo
05-05-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 841
Posted By skijor

Are you smarter than a pigeon? ...

Are you smarter than a pigeon?

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