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09-13-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 8,414
Posted By Oldsledz

My wife works at the Salvation Army Thrift store,...

My wife works at the Salvation Army Thrift store, when she came home from work Friday she told me they got a bike in, she couldn't remember much about it. She was pretty sure it was a ladies bike...
Forum: Commuting
09-13-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,305
Posted By bargo68

Road bike to commute? Yes please!! I do 150-200...

Road bike to commute? Yes please!!
I do 150-200 a week on 32mm tires at 75 psi front, 80 psi back. This week with the air quality getting worse on the west coast, I might be taking the car on days...
09-11-20, 09:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 168
Posted By Murray Missile

Sounds like Shimano Type A bosses. If so they are...

Sounds like Shimano Type A bosses. If so they are also 4.5mm thread, not 5mm like just about every other bike on the planet. I have an '84 Schwinn Tempo with the same affliction. I have a set of...
09-10-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 266
Posted By sheddle

Given that they apparently licensed the aluminum...

Given that they apparently licensed the aluminum frame tech from Klein, you'd think they'd have licensed "good paint" from them as well.

Really, really cool bikes, though. They look downright...
09-10-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 266
Posted By sheddle

I'm more mystified that you have a Schwinn...

I'm more mystified that you have a Schwinn Aluminum with intact decals. I think those bikes had the flakiest decals in the history of the cycling industry.
09-10-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 266
Posted By rhm

I hate it when that happens.

I hate it when that happens.
09-10-20, 07:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 266
Posted By Mr. 66

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09-09-20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 8,414
Posted By Oldsledz

This will be the last post on my Centurion. ...

This will be the last post on my Centurion. I road the bike 101.79 km, I done a lot of work on the bike , but didn't put any parts on it so my total spending was the 5.00 I paid for it. ...
09-09-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 266
Posted By P!N20

There is one truth but many paths. The answers...

There is one truth but many paths. The answers you seek are within that saddle bag.
09-09-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 266
Posted By obrentharris

Toenails are growing out. Maybe a thin...

Toenails are growing out.
Maybe a thin champagne colored stripe at the cuticle so the new bike doesn't feel left out.
Brent
09-08-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,298
Posted By Salamandrine

LOL, when I was a kid Schwinns were the fancy...

LOL, when I was a kid Schwinns were the fancy bikes for rich kids. Everyone else rode Huffy, All-Pro, Royce Union and similar boat anchors.

The Schwinn Varsities, Continentals, Collegiates were...
Forum: Commuting
08-29-19, 01:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,964
Posted By Korina

Speaking of Oi!... ...

Speaking of Oi!...

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08-29-19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 14,208
Posted By sterlingsam

commuting bicycle

I wouldn't have paid $750 for a commuting bike unless I had secure INDOOR parking for it. For commuting, where you lock the bike OUTSIDE, I buy sub-$50 bikes from Craigslist and the like. They all...
08-29-19, 12:04 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,022
Posted By riverdrifter

The sloping top tube makes it hard to determine...

The sloping top tube makes it hard to determine standover. I'm leaning in the photo above. If I stand straight up, right in front of the saddle nose, I have zero standover clearance.
08-29-19, 11:47 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,022
Posted By riverdrifter

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Ah, I understand. :)

Less than a quarter inch. Actually, for all intents...
08-29-19, 11:14 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 19,065
Posted By livedarklions

Pro-tip: Never mind, too easy.

Pro-tip: Never mind, too easy.
08-29-19, 10:37 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,491
Posted By ThermionicScott

Yeah, the chain is long enough so the RD doesn't...

Yeah, the chain is long enough so the RD doesn't pull tight in the big-big combo (it probably has one full link of surplus.) If I hadn't cut the chain it would be droopy for at least half of the...
Forum: Commuting
08-27-19, 12:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,964
Posted By greg3rd48

This black Knog Oi bell fits the all black theme...

This black Knog Oi bell fits the all black theme and is nice and unobtrusive.
...
Forum: Commuting
08-26-19, 06:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,964
Posted By GeneO

Really like my spurcycle. ...

Really like my spurcycle.

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Forum: Commuting
08-26-19, 05:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,964
Posted By Andy_K

My resto-modded 1975 Motobecane Grand Jubilé...

My resto-modded 1975 Motobecane Grand Jubilé required a suitably fancy bell.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/33874552098_46b9dfaa79_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/TBnWaG)
Forum: Commuting
08-26-19, 11:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,964
Posted By Archwhorides

Whatever rings your bell..... Anita Ward

Whatever rings your bell.....

Anita Ward
Forum: Commuting
08-25-19, 09:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,964
Posted By Archwhorides

My Spurcycle bell is louder, but the Knog Oi Luxe...

My Spurcycle bell is louder, but the Knog Oi Luxe puts out enough decibels to alert pedestrians on my route and the minimalist design appeals to me...
08-23-19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,491
Posted By livedarklions

"The Unusable Gear" sounds like a song from a...

"The Unusable Gear" sounds like a song from a "Man of La Mancha" parody.
Forum: Commuting
08-23-19, 01:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,964
Posted By Korina

I like my big, loud Velo Orange bell. ...

I like my big, loud Velo Orange bell.

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Forum: Commuting
08-23-19, 12:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,964
Posted By RoadKill

I have the bar end incredibell and don't...

I have the bar end incredibell and don't particularly care for it because it gets in the way when I want to use the bottom of the drops. I need to come up with something different.
...
08-23-19, 11:01 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 81,914
Posted By noglider

I've finally started to treat myself to...

I've finally started to treat myself to upper-tier tires, and I see why people spend the extra money. And I don't give a hoot about puncture protection. If you're ready for that, I think you have to...
08-23-19, 10:49 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 14,208
Posted By 79pmooney

I buy old steel (usually Japanese) frames of the...

I buy old steel (usually Japanese) frames of the early '80s for commuters. They work very well, handle fenders, often ride quite decently, are not attractive to thieves and if it dies a sudden...
Forum: Commuting
08-23-19, 09:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,964
Posted By rgvg

Yes, you're quite right. I got it last year and I...

Yes, you're quite right. I got it last year and I think it had relatively low mileage, except it must have crashed at one point or other because the paint is scratched up like scattershot on the seat...
Forum: Commuting
08-22-19, 08:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,964
Posted By tweekfreekdX

Got a spurcycle bell, thing sounds sweet!

Got a spurcycle bell, thing sounds sweet!
08-22-19, 03:02 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 19,065
Posted By TXBDan

If slower people are properly on the right side...

If slower people are properly on the right side of the trail i simply pass at a reasonable speed. A speed i'd pass my grandmother at! If someone is in the way on the left side, i say "on your left"...
Forum: Commuting
08-22-19, 08:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,964
Posted By rgvg

Ding! ...

Ding!
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08-21-19, 06:09 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 19,065
Posted By Daniel4

Ring your bell. Slow down. Smile and say 'Thank...

Ring your bell. Slow down. Smile and say 'Thank you' as you pass. Sometimes you have to ring twice or sound your horn.

We ask drivers to have patience around cyclists. Why can't we cyclists have...
08-21-19, 12:58 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 19,065
Posted By Unca_Sam

Do unto others

Our rules are welded to the pavement on the MUP's here, and are boiled down to: 1) Be considerate of other users 2) Signal to pass (could be an extension of 1, but it's separately stated). Signs are...
Forum: Commuting
08-21-19, 06:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,897
Posted By FiftySix

We're pretty much a Toyota/Honda family with a...

We're pretty much a Toyota/Honda family with a pair of Mazdas sneaking in the last two decades. Sure I've owned Chevy, GMC, Ford, Mercury, and Dodge in my time but I haven't bought American since...
08-02-19, 11:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,309
Posted By phughes

Let's see, pain in pelvis, and shifted to one...

Let's see, pain in pelvis, and shifted to one side... Your seat is most likely too high, that causes the pelvic pain, and you shift to one side to compensate. I have experienced the same issue, and...
Forum: Commuting
06-07-19, 03:35 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 12,145
Posted By RubeRad

My CrossCheck has a chain of long stay as well, I...

My CrossCheck has a chain of long stay as well, I hear the LHT has chains of even longer stays
05-13-19, 04:27 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 8,610
Posted By Lemond1985

"Oooooh! I wouldn't take that, if I were you....

"Oooooh! I wouldn't take that, if I were you. Leave his Mom's derailleur outta this. Especially her rear derailleur." :D
04-23-19, 09:24 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 38,027
Posted By grayEZrider

100k!

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A last quick ride down the mountain (and very slow climb...
Forum: Commuting
04-23-19, 07:29 AM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 76,018
Posted By Tundra_Man

Well, my consecutive work commute streak most...

Well, my consecutive work commute streak most likely comes to an end after today. I've ridden to work seven hundred forty two times in a row without driving. The last time I drove to work was Feb...
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