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07-17-19, 11:35 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,530
Posted By rumrunn6

call the buyer & explain. give him a chance to do...

call the buyer & explain. give him a chance to do the right thing & take the bike he originally paid for
07-14-19, 06:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 533
Posted By devinfan

Return of the Stumpjumper

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The bike that got me into biking. About 20 years ago I fell in love with this...
07-12-19, 08:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,076
Posted By T-Mar

He might as well have left off the bottle cages...

He might as well have left off the bottle cages because two full bottles will balloon the weight by 30%.
07-09-19, 10:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 890
Posted By sdn40

Ahhh, the good ole days when a kid would be...

Ahhh, the good ole days when a kid would be mesmerized by that until running into the back of a parked car. Good times.

Now there's 20,000 apps for that and it's no big deal.
07-08-19, 05:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 543
Posted By SurferRosa

Better to have loved in a boring suburb than...

Better to have loved in a boring suburb than never to have loved at all.

At least, that's what they say.
07-07-19, 08:48 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,986
Posted By veganbikes

Hello I am Cycling Joe, I represent the...

Hello I am Cycling Joe,

I represent the concern of Awfully Good Starches. We are manufacture of high quality starches for the athletic needs of athletes and people who are also interested. We have...
07-06-19, 09:46 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,579
Posted By Lemond1985

Looks slightly better to me after "Auto Levels"...

Looks slightly better to me after "Auto Levels" in Photoshop, though not quite as artsy.
...
07-03-19, 08:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 605
Posted By SpeedofLite

A: No. We are...

A: No. We are .....https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSSgSGu5X9NBee4OOrqTHFEAJDxAJwj892Jn59RKAaHnb30SnYX
07-02-19, 02:28 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,579
Posted By Drillium Dude

Page 3 and not a bike in a bike rack? Well, okay...

Page 3 and not a bike in a bike rack? Well, okay then:

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07-02-19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 815
Posted By sdn40

The chain looks like it's from the 50's if it...

The chain looks like it's from the 50's if it makes you feel any better :)
07-02-19, 08:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,187
Posted By rando_couche

FWIW, a standard (32mm?) HS wrench works just...

FWIW, a standard (32mm?) HS wrench works just fine on these headsets. They're designed that way.
07-02-19, 04:23 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,389
Posted By 257 roberts

If I had a 13 year old daughter that wanted to...

If I had a 13 year old daughter that wanted to ride with me and talk to me I would be willing to stop/go slow as much as she wanted to,the time you spend bonding is more vaulable than gold...those...
07-01-19, 02:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,389
Posted By shelbyfv

This may be the first time "breaks" has been used...

This may be the first time "breaks" has been used correctly on BF:rolleyes:
07-01-19, 10:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,172
Posted By wgscott

Any of the other frames that correspond to the...

Any of the other frames that correspond to the other 19 naturally-occurring L-amino acids found in proteins should also work.

Are we talking about trans-proline or cis?
06-30-19, 06:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 871
Posted By wgscott

Shouldn't that be one fewer thing?

Shouldn't that be one fewer thing?
06-30-19, 05:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,444
Posted By katsup

The one with the easiest lock or in the least...

The one with the easiest lock or in the least public spot.
06-30-19, 11:12 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,421
Posted By TenGrainBread

I'm pretty skeptical. They offer two bike...

I'm pretty skeptical.

They offer two bike models and about a million pieces of random GQ-esque clothing and accessories.

The bike models are just rebranded Co-Motion heavy duty touring bikes.
...
06-29-19, 02:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,084
Posted By non-fixie

Right jersey pocket.

Right jersey pocket.
06-28-19, 11:20 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,489
Posted By seypat

Has this video been posted yet? It definitely...

Has this video been posted yet? It definitely relates to the thread.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2fEWAc85ed8
06-26-19, 11:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 478
Posted By conspiratemus1

Sir, I salute you and stand in awe at the same...

Sir, I salute you and stand in awe at the same time.
06-25-19, 07:31 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,725
Posted By USAZorro

Have you tried selling any of them here? We're...

Have you tried selling any of them here? We're about the biggest suckers in the world for pretty steel bikes. :innocent:
06-21-19, 01:41 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,375
Posted By conspiratemus1

Well, he does have priority of course because...

Well, he does have priority of course because he's a riding a motorized vehicle like a grown-up (even if he's on a MUP where he's not supposed to be) and you're pedaling a kid's toy that doesn't go...
06-18-19, 07:31 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 18,047
Posted By JoeyBike

Remember Critical Mass rides? That certainly...

Remember Critical Mass rides? That certainly endeared all non-cyclists to the "cycling community".

What we all need to remember is that "cyclists" are just PEOPLE. They are nothing special and...
06-12-19, 07:56 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 12,590
Posted By rumrunn6

ummm ... https://youtu.be/541RwJSUhNc

ummm ...

https://youtu.be/541RwJSUhNc
06-12-19, 02:13 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 12,590
Posted By Trevtassie

See crime going down on other side of park. ...

See crime going down on other side of park. Bunny hops curb, gets pinch flat... fixes pinch flat, gets stuck in soft grass.
06-10-19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,060
Posted By Phil_gretz

I'm sorry to read of your wife's difficulties. ...

I'm sorry to read of your wife's difficulties. I'm not sure that this forum is the place to go for advice. Do you have a medical advocate associated with your insurance carrier? Maybe your GP can...
06-10-19, 10:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,322
Posted By hybridbkrdr

Thank you all for the ones who posted useful...

Thank you all for the ones who posted useful comments. However, this post about whining was not useful.
Replies: 11
Views: 768
Posted By Oakman

I've gotten the best returns from the bikes I...

I've gotten the best returns from the bikes I ride most.
06-07-19, 02:57 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,119
Posted By BFisher

"12 pounds of weight loss to gain 1 mph on a...

"12 pounds of weight loss to gain 1 mph on a bike" - Say, the average human head weighs about 11 pounds...:lol:

Saw a bunch of folks on carbon bikes this season. I waved to them. Most waved...
06-07-19, 10:21 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,121
Posted By JW Fas

Fewer kids are playing outside or exercising in...

Fewer kids are playing outside or exercising in general, which worries healthcare professionals everywhere.
06-07-19, 09:51 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,121
Posted By seamuis

Maybe the “American” bicycle industry should...

Maybe the “American” bicycle industry should worry less about tariffs on their Chinese made bicycles and more about cycle advocacy and infrastructure. Common sense says that would be far more helpful...
06-07-19, 04:09 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,495
Posted By livedarklions

Stop starting stupid threads.

Stop starting stupid threads.
06-06-19, 05:30 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,119
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...
06-05-19, 08:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 773
Posted By clengman

This is exactly what I've found to be the case...

This is exactly what I've found to be the case for me. I did have sale to bar drop of 7-8cm and I really couldn't maintain that position without allowing my lumbar spine to round over.

Now I have...
06-05-19, 12:15 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,080
Posted By livedarklions

This is why I don't race or ride in big groups,...

This is why I don't race or ride in big groups, and just do my really long rides by myself--so I don't have to worry about crap like that. I just go fast when I want to and slower when I don't. ...
06-05-19, 12:00 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,080
Posted By 79pmooney

You cannot keep your HR the same on hills unless...

You cannot keep your HR the same on hills unless you go really slow. Let me tell you about a ride I did the other day. I wanted a decently fast ride without digging too deep. It was the third day...
06-04-19, 08:37 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 24,639
Posted By livedarklions

To be fair, the band did have a rather high rate...

To be fair, the band did have a rather high rate of cancer fatalities. Not sure what bike lubes they used, however.
06-04-19, 05:09 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 24,639
Posted By livedarklions

I hear a tinfoil hat also works.

I hear a tinfoil hat also works.
06-01-19, 12:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,358
Posted By T-Mar

Yes, this moment may be viewed as the genesis of...

Yes, this moment may be viewed as the genesis of the Campagnolo company but the invention of the quick release had little impact at the time and Campagnolo would not become a major force until the...
05-29-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 900
Posted By Noctilux.95

29 is bigger than 27. Bigger is better. I go with...

29 is bigger than 27. Bigger is better. I go with 700c on mine. 700 is bigger than 29
05-26-19, 09:55 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,678
Posted By AlmostTrick

I have several bikes made by Schwinn that had...

I have several bikes made by Schwinn that had most components, including the frame, made in the USA. These were all made in the Chicago factory (which I toured in the 60's) and were electroforged...
05-25-19, 08:10 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,259
Posted By JW Fas

I never understood the appeal of announcing to...

I never understood the appeal of announcing to the world you're no longer participating. Just disappear gracefully. Why make a big song and dance over it? Is it so you can inevitably get roasted and...
05-24-19, 10:53 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,259
Posted By Jim from Boston

Just, wow. [/COLOR]...

Just, wow. [/COLOR] [/QUOTE][/quote][/quote][/quote]I have previously posted to a now-closed thread:[/COLOR]
05-23-19, 05:12 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,273
Posted By tiger1964

I'd rather risk replacing the spokes. Or risk...

I'd rather risk replacing the spokes. Or risk walking home 20 miles.

YMMV

(OTOH, it's been a while since I've even been in the lowest sprocket, so I wouldn't be risking much)
05-23-19, 12:40 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,273
Posted By katsup

If only they made a piece of plastic or something...

If only they made a piece of plastic or something to help prevent this....
05-20-19, 09:03 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 17,990
Posted By 3alarmer

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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05-20-19, 12:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 594
Posted By SurferRosa

It was Captain Quill that discovered the first...

It was Captain Quill that discovered the first stem off the Cape of Handlebar Bay in 1882.

Unfortunately, it had been there for a long while without proper lubrication and was stuck.
05-20-19, 09:50 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 17,990
Posted By Phil_gretz

This is a pretty epic first post/rant that hits...

This is a pretty epic first post/rant that hits many of the old classic rants of the past. Well done!

takes on these:

BSO - "old Walmart bike"
LBS denied service - "bike shop mechanic......
05-20-19, 06:09 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 21,917
Posted By MoAlpha

It means that if someone bops you...

It means that if someone bops you enthusiastically across the occiput with a piece of SL tubing, the probability you'll get your bell rung greatly outweighs that of witnessing an apparent pantomime.
05-20-19, 02:28 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 21,917
Posted By Machka

Now? It's been the thing for decades. If...

Now? It's been the thing for decades.

If you do a Google search on "steel is real" quote, the first result up is dated 2005.

Plus of course, bicycles have been built out of steel since ......
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