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06-24-19, 06:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,989
Posted By Bandera

Plan A: Ride the bike Plan B: Take a...

Plan A: Ride the bike
Plan B: Take a ride-share/bus/taxi/car/walk/get-a-lift and I don't have to explain"why"
Plan C: See Plans A&B

-Bandera
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-19, 07:03 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,395
Posted By Bandera

Or you mind your own business and ride your own...

Or you mind your own business and ride your own ride.

-Bandera
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-19, 05:48 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,395
Posted By Bandera

Having never been so presumptions as to give...

Having never been so presumptions as to give unsolicited coaching advice to complete strangers who looks like they need it, but are those folks who pass you, but really are not doing it right, what...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-19, 04:26 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,395
Posted By Bandera

Never. -Bandera

Never.

-Bandera
06-19-19, 02:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,075
Posted By Bandera

No such thing as concerns about "extreme combos"...

No such thing as concerns about "extreme combos" when one only has a single chain-ring and cog, although getting chain-line correct is quite important on a fixed gear as is chain tension.

-Bandera
06-19-19, 09:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 762
Posted By Bandera

Clearly we are not viewing these failures in...

Clearly we are not viewing these failures in service in the correct reverent C&V Luddite revisionist rose-tinted view of old tech which being "metal" and made by Campagnolo was both a Holy Icon and...
06-19-19, 08:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 762
Posted By Bandera

It's not 1969 anymore, fortunately. ...

It's not 1969 anymore, fortunately.

Hardware, especially lightweight equipment designed for racing, fails in service at some point and needs to be replaced.
Remember the Campag drive-side...
06-18-19, 11:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,075
Posted By Bandera

Do you mean Pea-Products International makers of...

Do you mean Pea-Products International makers of "Placebo Bearings" and "Wonder Lube"?

-Bandera
06-17-19, 01:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,075
Posted By Bandera

No

No
06-17-19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,091
Posted By Bandera

Thumbs up Anyone who hasn't been through a big check on a...

Anyone who hasn't been through a big check on a potential major health issue has no idea of how much of a mental load one gets put under waiting for "the results".
Huge win for you on "Good to Go!",...
Forum: Foo
06-16-19, 01:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,517
Posted By Bandera

Devolution? Get Some: ...

Devolution?
Get Some:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j_QLzthSkfM
06-15-19, 04:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,272
Posted By Bandera

Posting on an inter-web forum about the incident...

Posting on an inter-web forum about the incident is "worth your time" but lodging a complaint with the business using the e-bike delivery service that "ran you off the road" isn't "worth your time"?...
06-12-19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,703
Posted By Bandera

Sure they have, it's where they sit and drink...

Sure they have, it's where they sit and drink warm draft PBR from happy hour priced pitchers while texting to the person on the next bar stool.

-Bandera
06-11-19, 05:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,703
Posted By Bandera

If Sheldon Brown used it then it is properly part...

If Sheldon Brown used it then it is properly part of the cycling lexicon except apparently for the Period Correct Grammar Police, an utterly irrelevant coterie of snobs and dilettantes much given to...
06-11-19, 07:03 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,980
Posted By Bandera

That would be in my grandfather's era when $150...

That would be in my grandfather's era when $150 would be equivalent to $3,871.94 today, quite enough to purchase a very Good bicycle indeed then/now.

-Bandera
06-10-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,980
Posted By Bandera

I'd just I'd blow it on hookers and dope like all...

I'd just I'd blow it on hookers and dope like all of the other self-righteous hypocrites do. :twitchy:

-Bandera
Replies: 11
Views: 690
Posted By Bandera

Read this book: "How to chase after pennies by...

Read this book:
"How to chase after pennies by "investing" real dollars, time and effort in old bicycles: A time wasters guide to trading money for a pile of un-wanted unsaleable old junk."
06-08-19, 07:02 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,658
Posted By Bandera

Trolled.......

Trolled.......
06-06-19, 05:30 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,898
Posted By Bandera

Not really. I'd not be interested in discarding...

Not really.
I'd not be interested in discarding all of the "incremental gains" of the last 45 years to put my old bike that was raced then back in period spec, pin on a number and have at it in my...
06-06-19, 06:28 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,590
Posted By Bandera

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Nothing else comes close to the brilliant chrome of the Schwinn Approved...
06-01-19, 07:31 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 7,592
Posted By Bandera

A fundamental thing that I have always liked...

A fundamental thing that I have always liked about bicycles having grown up in a car-culture is that someone can't just buy more motor, that only is earned with seat-time and hard work.

-Bandera
05-30-19, 04:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,152
Posted By Bandera

The basic shop replacement derails that we...

The basic shop replacement derails that we stocked back when in bulk were ST Honor and V-GT Luxe, with a ST Perfect FW and Union chain they were the affordable upgrade and fix all in one.
It was...
05-24-19, 06:53 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,715
Posted By Bandera

Yet another Ignore:mjac...

Yet another Ignore:mjac (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/mjac-491785.html)

-Bandera
05-23-19, 01:47 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 11,958
Posted By Bandera

Oddly enough this is my 51st season in cycling as...

Oddly enough this is my 51st season in cycling as a sport.
My 1st coach raced on the board tracks pre-WWII and I competed in ABL of A, USCF and NORBA racing on the track, road, 'cross and MTB for a...
05-23-19, 06:53 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,734
Posted By Bandera

Overinvesting in a hobby will inevitably result...

Overinvesting in a hobby will inevitably result in a combination of buyers remorse and a stack of stuff that was once interesting and is now not so much.
Divesting the "collection" at anything...
05-21-19, 06:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,104
Posted By Bandera

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/215x235/beryl_burton_fg_b6933d4ca0ed5a73d9dac7acf0aff0529e01e11a.jpg
Eh, GCN will end up w/ a '50'-60's-ish replica of a typical FG/SS club...
05-15-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,280
Posted By Bandera

Yet another Ignore.

Yet another Ignore.
Forum: Framebuilders
05-14-19, 07:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 832
Posted By Bandera

Don't know if Hank is retired or not at Helotes...

Don't know if Hank is retired or not at Helotes Bicycle, haven't been over that way in awhile, but he's the Old School real deal.

Helotes Bike Shop, Texas...
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