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06-14-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 984
Posted By bikecrate

I like the smell of a new tire. Ummmmmmmmmmmm!!!

I like the smell of a new tire. Ummmmmmmmmmmm!!!
Forum: Foo
06-12-19, 12:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 950
Posted By bikecrate

Didn't she sell her daughter for drugs in...

Didn't she sell her daughter for drugs in Morocco? That's pretty bad. :)
06-12-19, 12:36 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 46,919
Posted By bikecrate

Watched the first three episodes of Schitt's...

Watched the first three episodes of Schitt's Creek on Netflix. Not bad. Has Chris Elliot, Eugene Levy and Catherine O'Hara in it so it must be good. It reminds me of Trailer Park Boys a bit. ...
06-11-19, 11:40 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 46,919
Posted By bikecrate

Watched Good Omens first episode. Not sure if...

Watched Good Omens first episode. Not sure if I'll stick with it. Might give it at least one more try. Thought it was trying to be a little too clever/cute.

Need to watch Chernobyl before HBO...
Forum: Foo
06-11-19, 11:26 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 7,006
Posted By bikecrate

More gators on meth.

More gators on meth.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-19, 11:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,095
Posted By bikecrate

I never get that close to wearing out a tire. ...

I never get that close to wearing out a tire. Too much road debris starts killing them by a thousand cuts.
06-10-19, 08:50 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,725
Posted By bikecrate

If you got the cop bike equivalent to dash cam...

If you got the cop bike equivalent to dash cam video, I'd love to see it. :)
06-10-19, 08:47 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,493
Posted By bikecrate

Well, I got a Trek 7500 FX for $350 back in the...

Well, I got a Trek 7500 FX for $350 back in the good ole days of 2003. I put 10,000 plus mile on it. I regret selling it, but got seduced by new bike fever.
06-10-19, 08:35 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,846
Posted By bikecrate

When I was a kid (70's - 80's) I rode my bike to...

When I was a kid (70's - 80's) I rode my bike to elementary school, friends' house, work, etc. It was my form of transportation and very important if I wanted to get anywhere. I would have never...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-19, 08:49 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,433
Posted By bikecrate

99% of the time I bike from door to door. My...

99% of the time I bike from door to door. My time is limited and I'd rather be riding than driving.
Forum: Foo
06-06-19, 08:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 902
Posted By bikecrate

Not really something I'm working on. Just musing...

Not really something I'm working on. Just musing about the future. I think there would have to be some filtration component to make it work.
Forum: Foo
06-05-19, 11:51 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,100
Posted By bikecrate

I think he was in the Star Wars Holiday TV...

I think he was in the Star Wars Holiday TV Special. :)
Forum: Foo
06-05-19, 11:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 902
Posted By bikecrate

I'm one of the few people who take a bath....

I'm one of the few people who take a bath. However, it came in handy when we had a drought several decades ago. Scooped buckets of water and poured on the plants outside.

It would make sense if...
Forum: Foo
06-04-19, 11:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,014
Posted By bikecrate

First and last time buying from Aliexpress...I...

First and last time buying from Aliexpress...I ordered a set of 105 shifters. The seller told me he was going to send Tiagra (without asking). What I eventually got was Sora. He would not take it...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-19, 10:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 922
Posted By bikecrate

Tuesday did my evening ride for 26 miles. ...

Tuesday did my evening ride for 26 miles. Saturday was taken up with helping my daughter move out of her apartment. I probably sweated off 10 pounds. Sunday even though I was a little sore, I got...
05-31-19, 08:45 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,711
Posted By bikecrate

I don't do patches. Replacing a tube takes me...

I don't do patches. Replacing a tube takes me about 15 minutes. I spend a good deal of the time finding the offending object that punctured the tube.
Forum: Foo
05-29-19, 12:06 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,089
Posted By bikecrate

I cut cable last year. I do miss a few shows, but...

I cut cable last year. I do miss a few shows, but not enough to justify the ridiculous cost. I do more streaming now (Netflix and Amazon Prime). I also have a cheap antenna. I get most of the local...
Forum: Foo
05-28-19, 10:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,037
Posted By bikecrate

I've had good results with Termidor too. Got rid...

I've had good results with Termidor too. Got rid of those little sugar ants a number of times.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-19, 09:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 906
Posted By bikecrate

Saturday got to do something a little different. ...

Saturday got to do something a little different. I was helping my daughter pack for a move and rode my bike over to St. Petersburg. It was a one way trip since my wife was joining us later to help...
05-28-19, 08:53 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,142
Posted By bikecrate

I had this same situation happen last summer. I...

I had this same situation happen last summer. I was riding in the OL when I heard a car coming up. Instinctively moved over farther to the right just in time as they swerved into the OL. They missed...
05-24-19, 09:21 AM
Replies: 2,303
Views: 197,877
Posted By bikecrate

My sister came over last night to watch a movie. ...

My sister came over last night to watch a movie. When we get together we intentionally try to pick a really bad one for laughs. Last evenings selection was Battlefield Earth. This is based on the...
05-24-19, 08:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 456
Posted By bikecrate

I have the Expert which is the CF version. I...

I have the Expert which is the CF version. I like it a lot for riding around town. Smooths out the pavement. I have taken it off road a few times and enjoyed it there too. I would have been happy...
05-22-19, 10:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,528
Posted By bikecrate

If I had to ride around with a pool noodle...

If I had to ride around with a pool noodle attached to my bike, then it is time for me to give up cycling.
Forum: Foo
05-20-19, 12:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 735
Posted By bikecrate

I wish my dog was grumpy so I could be a...

I wish my dog was grumpy so I could be a multi-millionaire.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-19, 12:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 579
Posted By bikecrate

Tuesday and Thursday did my 26 mile Davis Is....

Tuesday and Thursday did my 26 mile Davis Is. evening ride. It was pretty warm but not horrible yet. The wind refuses to change direction so I did the S. Tampa Picnic to Davis Is. ride on Saturday...
05-20-19, 12:31 PM
Replies: 17,375
Views: 2,655,139
Posted By bikecrate

CL pic of the week. Did someone try to upload an...

CL pic of the week. Did someone try to upload an undeveloped Polaroid?

Weslo (https://tampa.craigslist.org/pnl/bik/d/clearwater-weslo-bike-come-pick-up/6892601760.html)

Weslo X Bike come pick...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-19, 08:52 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,670
Posted By bikecrate

I have a number of white jerseys. A couple of...

I have a number of white jerseys. A couple of mountain bike and one road bike style. They are probably a little dingy, but I've had them for years and years and don't really care. I wash in machine...
Forum: Foo
05-15-19, 12:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,052
Posted By bikecrate

He was pretty funny in Ash vs. Evil Dead. He...

He was pretty funny in Ash vs. Evil Dead. He played Bruce Campbell's dad. Perfect casting.
05-14-19, 11:09 AM
Replies: 1,643
Views: 148,955
Posted By bikecrate

Finished The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller....

Finished The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller. Liked it. I may read one of her other Greek legend books in the future. Started Truman by David McCullough. Pretty thick. I'll be reading this...
Forum: Foo
05-14-19, 09:06 AM
Replies: 9,864
Views: 1,981,130
Posted By bikecrate

I know, I was making a ha ha.

I know, I was making a ha ha.
05-14-19, 08:55 AM
Replies: 17,375
Views: 2,655,139
Posted By bikecrate

I'm always a little amazed at how much effort...

I'm always a little amazed at how much effort people will go through for so little reward. Like CL posters who try to sell a used garden hose for $5. This is $25 worth of bikes (to the seller...
05-14-19, 08:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 589
Posted By bikecrate

If you really like the FX Sport 4, then I would...

If you really like the FX Sport 4, then I would wait. Tiagra is a really solid set. Has disk brakes, if that is important to you. It also is closer to a flat bar road bike and may be more in line...
05-14-19, 08:32 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 11,469
Posted By bikecrate

I was in DC last month for a fun weekend. I was...

I was in DC last month for a fun weekend. I was surprised at how many different kinds of cyclist were out there. There were the tourist on share bikes. Utility cyclist on low end bikes. Commuters...
Replies: 53
Views: 2,770
Posted By bikecrate

Well, this is the whole risk/reward thing with...

Well, this is the whole risk/reward thing with ordering overseas. If it works out, then you get what you need at the price you wanted. If not, it can be a total pain. I'm dealing with an issue with...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-19, 01:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 508
Posted By bikecrate

It is full on hot and muggy already. Saturday and...

It is full on hot and muggy already. Saturday and Sunday did a basic repeat ride to Picnic and Davis Is. 41 miles each day. The good news...I finally got my steel road bike put back together Saturday...
05-10-19, 08:28 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 10,092
Posted By bikecrate

Too bad OP, but if you aren't feeling it anymore...

Too bad OP, but if you aren't feeling it anymore then time to do something else. Personally, in this area, I feel less safe walking than riding, which is saying a lot cause it is terrible for...
Forum: Foo
05-09-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 9,864
Views: 1,981,130
Posted By bikecrate

This is when you have to call in a beekeeper to...

This is when you have to call in a beekeeper to do your colonoscopy.
05-08-19, 11:37 AM
Replies: 17,375
Views: 2,655,139
Posted By bikecrate

Not sure why, but it seems like when someone...

Not sure why, but it seems like when someone tries to make a fake bike from a Denali they choose Cannondale.
05-06-19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,185
Posted By bikecrate

That reminds me...mid morning last summer there...

That reminds me...mid morning last summer there was a bum looking guy sleeping in the middle of the MUP. Normally I hate to get involved in other people's crap, but I had to turn around. I woke him...
05-06-19, 09:21 AM
Replies: 2,303
Views: 197,877
Posted By bikecrate

I watched Deadpool 2 last night. I'm not much...

I watched Deadpool 2 last night. I'm not much for comic book movies, but they poke fun at themselves and that makes it enjoyable. 7/10.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-19, 09:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 448
Posted By bikecrate

Screw it spring is over and summer has started in...

Screw it spring is over and summer has started in spite of the calendar. Already high 80's and humid. This weekend was moderately windy too. Saturday I wanted to dispose of some household...
05-06-19, 09:04 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,756
Posted By bikecrate

Roglic looked strong in the Tour of Romandie. I...

Roglic looked strong in the Tour of Romandie. I assumed he was going to the Giro based on commentators. My wife is going to be in Italy for part of the Giro, but they are mostly south and the route...
05-06-19, 08:49 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,469
Posted By bikecrate

My basic rule is don't pay more than you can...

My basic rule is don't pay more than you can afford to replace if something happens to the bike. I suppose the most I've paid was in the low $2,000. That is probably my limit.
05-03-19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 46,919
Posted By bikecrate

Started watching Black Mirror on Netflix. I'm...

Started watching Black Mirror on Netflix. I'm beginning with the 4th season. I like it so far. The stories sit just on the edge of our possible tech future so it seems somewhat plausible.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-19, 09:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By bikecrate

Looks pretty. I got a 2012 Quest. Welcome to...

Looks pretty. I got a 2012 Quest. Welcome to the club. :)
05-02-19, 12:01 PM
Replies: 17,375
Views: 2,655,139
Posted By bikecrate

I'm trying to sell my classic car on CL right now...

I'm trying to sell my classic car on CL right now and there is nothing like a car to get the scammers out. So far I've had someone asking for info about the VIN and then sent a link for some VIN...
05-01-19, 11:59 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,965
Posted By bikecrate

I love behaved dogs. I hate loose dogs while...

I love behaved dogs. I hate loose dogs while riding. I do not talk to them. I don't want to encourage them to start chasing. If that happens they will get a loud "NO". I will talk to other...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-19, 08:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 445
Posted By bikecrate

I went out Thursday evening for the Davis Is....

I went out Thursday evening for the Davis Is. ride of 26 miles. Saturday was my best ride since being sick last month. I was able to handle the inclines and even finished the ride feeling...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-19, 08:21 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,857
Posted By bikecrate

OP talking about the cheap painter's hat they...

OP talking about the cheap painter's hat they used to give away when you bought some paint? I can't see what good they would do. Nothing to really soak up the sweat and too thin for cold weather.
...
04-29-19, 08:13 AM
Replies: 17,375
Views: 2,655,139
Posted By bikecrate

How does that happen? Smoking while filling the...

How does that happen? Smoking while filling the tank up?
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