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10-07-19, 12:22 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,940
Posted By Bill in VA

I could do wheelies forever on my home-built...

I could do wheelies forever on my home-built Stingray and my Columbia balloon tired bomber (both in the 1960s) but could never master it on any multi-geared bike. Or maybe I have the 'caution gene'...
09-30-19, 02:12 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,560
Posted By Bill in VA

True, but add in the average BF rider's frontal...

True, but add in the average BF rider's frontal size and the various bike add-ons and I really doubt most riders will feel the pure aerodynamic difference. I guarantee their butt and body will feel a...
07-30-19, 06:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,638
Posted By Bill in VA

I have this issue to a degree also. That was why...

I have this issue to a degree also. That was why the Transit is nice for me as it was only about 4" tall and not rigid. I mainly use it to carry a windbreaker, a spare waterbottle if it is too hot...
07-12-19, 09:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,638
Posted By Bill in VA

I use the Transit. It Used to be sold at...

I use the Transit. It Used to be sold at performance bike. Well-made but very inexpensive under $30. I do not know if it survived the performance bike bankruptcy.
06-06-19, 01:07 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,448
Posted By Bill in VA

I originally though the OP was talking the "feel"...

I originally though the OP was talking the "feel" of the wheel, not any aero benefits, but more along the line of vibration transmitted (or not), flex, rolling feel, etc..

FWIW, when we recently...
06-03-19, 09:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 28,444
Posted By Bill in VA

Every time I read a tire patch thread, I know why...

Every time I read a tire patch thread, I know why I carry a fresh patch kit but also always two new tubes in my under seat pouch. I always use the tubes. Life it too short for patching.
05-22-19, 01:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,001
Posted By Bill in VA

Seems to have worked.

Seems to have worked.
05-22-19, 01:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,873
Posted By Bill in VA

WIth a dropped top tube, you could go to the...

WIth a dropped top tube, you could go to the larger size to give you the longer length from seat to head tube. THe shops all want to force you into a compact frame. They recommended a 53cm for me...
03-31-19, 09:04 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,583
Posted By Bill in VA

You just lost me there... If you want to...

You just lost me there...

If you want to chase the newest tech, chase it. If you love an existing bike, keep it. My advice is, Keep the old you like AND buy the new. I still have my first adult...
09-17-18, 10:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,166
Posted By Bill in VA

Please use the correct terms, If they are fake,...

Please use the correct terms, If they are fake, they are COUNTERFEITS, not "replicas."

They are designed to take advantage of both the gullible, the wannabes, and the sumptin' for near nuthin'...
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