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Forum: Commuting
02-05-10, 09:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,847
Posted By froze

Do you have pics of these? And did you...

Do you have pics of these? And did you waterproof them? How much heavier are these then standard panniers? What did you do, just zip tie the straps to the pannier racks? So then you have to...
Forum: Commuting
02-05-10, 08:18 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 17,458
Posted By froze

That was a sarcasm response to your quote when...

That was a sarcasm response to your quote when you said: "I don't consider an no-name crank/BB and Tektro brakes an "almost complete" 105. Yeah, I'll give that the bike has a decent component set for...
Forum: Commuting
02-05-10, 07:58 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 17,458
Posted By froze

All my comments were about the bike, until...

All my comments were about the bike, until someone made a senseless comment about Walmart being a threat against mankind, then I responded, but not as a bash against Walmart.
02-05-10, 07:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 11,239
Posted By froze

It's not in outstanding condition like TOP506's...

It's not in outstanding condition like TOP506's but it's in good condition, it needs to be cleaned up and polished but otherwise in the photos it seems decent. When I said $1000 or more, these were...
Forum: Commuting
02-05-10, 07:11 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 17,458
Posted By froze

Your quote shows your ignorance of what I said. ...

Your quote shows your ignorance of what I said. The "bash" you said I said about Walmart was this:

"I don't consider an no-name crank/BB and Tektro brakes an "almost complete" 105. Yeah, I'll...
02-05-10, 07:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 11,239
Posted By froze

Thanks for the replies. I'm going to contact the...

Thanks for the replies. I'm going to contact the guy today and take a look at in real life and probably buy it. I haven't been able to find a classic bike that wasn't in the $1,000 plus range that...
Forum: Commuting
02-04-10, 11:08 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 17,458
Posted By froze

Wait, I'm replying to a "slinger" and I get my...

Wait, I'm replying to a "slinger" and I get my chops busted? I'm waving at you!!! And nor was I bad mouthing Walmart, the other poster was!

Again I'm waving at you!
02-04-10, 10:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 574
Posted By froze

So buy a used junker or a WallyWorld bike and...

So buy a used junker or a WallyWorld bike and park that into risky areas, and leave your good bike at home for serious riding.

But if you must ride the bike your worried about, use two locks. The...
Forum: Commuting
02-04-10, 10:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,847
Posted By froze

Canvas tends to be more wear resistant then denim...

Canvas tends to be more wear resistant then denim and canvas is more water resistant then denim which is why tents use to be made of canvas.

But even with canvas you need to waterproof it better...
02-04-10, 10:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 11,239
Posted By froze

Miyata 512 info

Does anyone have any info on the 87 Miyata 512 Competition you would like to share. I found a used one for $190 that has Miyata triple butted Cro-mo tubes with Cro-mo fork, Shimano Light Action 6...
Forum: Commuting
02-04-10, 07:54 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 17,458
Posted By froze

The general public demanded lower prices because...

The general public demanded lower prices because our dollar is buying less and less, thus Walmart filled that need. And how does Walmart threaten our health and well being? Last time I checked they...
Forum: Commuting
02-04-10, 07:47 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 17,458
Posted By froze

What would you call a bike with 5 out of 8 of...

What would you call a bike with 5 out of 8 of it's components are 105? When you up grade to the next one up 7 out of 8 components being 105...what would you call that? Let's not undersell the bike...
Replies: 82
Views: 4,464
Posted By froze

I still think that the conversation was on track....

I still think that the conversation was on track. If your going to buy food at a gas station or whatever, you need to know what food in those places are the most nutritious for the limited selection...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-10, 12:58 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 10,475
Posted By froze

My very first bike was a new 1962 Mattel Varoom! ...

My very first bike was a new 1962 Mattel Varoom! 2 speed hub (65 wrecked),

followed by a 65 (purchased used in 67) Schwinn Archer 3 speed (70 sold),

then a 68 (purchased used in 70) Puch...
Forum: Commuting
02-04-10, 11:32 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 17,458
Posted By froze

I went to the Walmart site and looked at it...

I went to the Walmart site and looked at it there. It appears to be a pretty well thought out bike for the price. All bikes I've seen in a LBS at this price range came with lessor grade of mixed...
Replies: 82
Views: 4,464
Posted By froze

What's your problem? The discussion we had WAS...

What's your problem? The discussion we had WAS RELATED to junk vs health, and as you can tell, or maybe you couldn't from your response indicating a lack of reading abilities, or comprehending, or...
02-02-10, 09:27 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,903
Posted By froze

Dang, were your parents into cycling? They seem...

Dang, were your parents into cycling? They seem like they were to pick out a steed like that! My first bike my parents bought me was a Mattel Varooom at the age of 8, that's probably worth a mint...
02-02-10, 09:18 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,394
Posted By froze

Where were you when I before I got married? Oh,...

Where were you when I before I got married? Oh, that's right, you probably weren't born yet...darn!!
Replies: 82
Views: 4,464
Posted By froze

You can believe whatever you want but chips are...

You can believe whatever you want but chips are just waste food with no energy...at least for me. That's not to say I don't like chips, it's just doesn't work for energy for me. Chips over the last...
01-31-10, 10:10 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,903
Posted By froze

Weight wise they changed a bit when they figured...

Weight wise they changed a bit when they figured out that they could make thin wall double butting the main tubes would lighten the frame and still keep the frame strong. I had a a top of the line...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-10, 09:30 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 10,131
Posted By froze

I've listened to a lot of these and the best...

I've listened to a lot of these and the best preteen I've heard is this at 10yrs old and female: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tOL6qtOMJTQ&feature=related
Another from the same 10 year old, this is...
01-30-10, 06:10 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,903
Posted By froze

You have an extremely nice looking bike and it's...

You have an extremely nice looking bike and it's a classic; thanks for showing it.
01-30-10, 06:07 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,903
Posted By froze

I'd like to own a ti bike, but I have other...

I'd like to own a ti bike, but I have other projects taking excess money so I stay with steel. I have a 67 Ford Galaxy 500 conv and a 79 Chev Camaro Z28 that I finished painting last summer after...
01-30-10, 05:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,239
Posted By froze

I'll chime, I also do shake down rides, of course...

I'll chime, I also do shake down rides, of course I don't buy bikes every year, but when I do I shake them down. I'll ride it around the block a bunch of times to stay close to home and carry the...
Replies: 82
Views: 4,464
Posted By froze

While to a degree thats true but we're burning it...

While to a degree thats true but we're burning it off at a very fast pace while the others just sit around eating more then we would.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-10, 08:27 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 34,885
Posted By froze

[QUOTE=7bmwm3gtr;10337507]Do heavier riders get...

[QUOTE=7bmwm3gtr;10337507]Do heavier riders get flats more oftenly than super light riders like who weigh in the 130s-140s?


MaYbE, I knew a GUY that weighed 240 POUNDS and hE had his share of...
01-30-10, 08:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,595
Posted By froze

I'm with you, I've never had standing water in my...

I'm with you, I've never had standing water in my old Schwinn World Traveller and I even it rode it on the edge of the ocean getting sea water all over it, and left it setting outside in the...
01-29-10, 10:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,595
Posted By froze

The reason slotted shells have departed into the...

The reason slotted shells have departed into the past is because AL and CF frames don't need them; there are still custom built French and Italian steel done this way. You need a drain hole for...
01-29-10, 10:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 679
Posted By froze

Try this for more info:...

Try this for more info: http://bikehugger.com/2007/03/aero-wheels.html
01-29-10, 09:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 679
Posted By froze

Try this for more info:...

Try this for more info: http://bikehugger.com/2007/03/aero-wheels.html
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-10, 09:24 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 34,885
Posted By froze

How SILLY of me to FORGET, I hope to do BETTER...

How SILLY of me to FORGET, I hope to do BETTER next time.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-10, 07:48 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 10,131
Posted By froze

How is Alternative offensive? This is what I've...

How is Alternative offensive? This is what I've heard the gay comm***ty calling it themselves!!! I, a straight person, find alternative offensive because it makes something that is wrong to be...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-10, 07:17 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 10,131
Posted By froze

You may be from a ape, but I'm not even though we...

You may be from a ape, but I'm not even though we all came out of northern Africa.
01-28-10, 07:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,595
Posted By froze

Actually almost all Italian and French bikes were...

Actually almost all Italian and French bikes were made this way, that's just a regular road bike with Nervex bb shell. I had bikes in the past with slotted lugs.

See more:
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01-28-10, 07:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,139
Posted By froze

Mine too. You could try riding with a pic of...

Mine too. You could try riding with a pic of naked woman on your handlebars. Maybe that's part of the enjoying the route business.
01-28-10, 07:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 482
Posted By froze

Walmart sells a pretty good quality yellow...

Walmart sells a pretty good quality yellow shooting safety glasses from Remington, cheap.
01-28-10, 06:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 556
Posted By froze

What was causing your flats? You live in...

What was causing your flats? You live in Northern CA, I don't remember thorns and thistles being a problem there or are they?

The best flat resistant tire I ever used was the Specialized...
01-28-10, 06:52 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,394
Posted By froze

NO, DAM IT! She's related to No1Mad's wife, I...

NO, DAM IT! She's related to No1Mad's wife, I think their sisters! Although she was all "into it" before we got married and wanted to tour, ride and race so I bought her a bike she wanted, she rode...
Replies: 82
Views: 4,464
Posted By froze

Just about any type of sandwich including...

Just about any type of sandwich including burgers, 3 Musketeers, Snickers, Payday, peanut M&M's, Power of Clif bars, Gatorade, jerky, Slim Jims, trail mix stuff, Reeses big cups and PB Twix, bananas...
01-28-10, 06:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,595
Posted By froze

Why would you all go through the trouble of using...

Why would you all go through the trouble of using screws or valves or whatever? Just drill a hole and leave it open. For gods sakes men, there are plenty of bb shells out there that used several...
01-28-10, 05:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 679
Posted By froze

Technically the 36 hole rim would be stronger and...

Technically the 36 hole rim would be stronger and it should go on the rear, the more aero wheel should be on the front anyways since the seat tube cuts most of the air that would hit the rear whereas...
01-28-10, 05:28 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,411
Posted By froze

Maybe if you had some facts about how much watts...

Maybe if you had some facts about how much watts does a certain tire take to operate at 25mph with a 100 pound load (yeah I know, not too many riders weigh 100 pounds but the effect is the same). So...
01-28-10, 05:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,595
Posted By froze

What a bunch of mumble jumble. You simply need...

What a bunch of mumble jumble. You simply need to drill a 1/4th inch hole with the bb removed as not to accidentally drill into it. Then paint the fresh cut hole so the metal doesn't rust there,...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-10, 04:58 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 34,885
Posted By froze

But the next time I need a tire I might as well...

But the next time I need a tire I might as well try the Verds. I did use the Supersonics once for a race, but they were really only good for one race, but I kind of knew that when I bought them,...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-10, 01:18 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 10,131
Posted By froze

Personally I never tried a fa*g, but I have had a...

Personally I never tried a fa*g, but I have had a lager over the years.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-10, 01:12 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 34,885
Posted By froze

Spike: I wasn't coming against you nor mentioned...

Spike: I wasn't coming against you nor mentioned I didn't believe you; I never used the Verds, but I did go their web site and they either failed to mention or don't use any internal belts for flat...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-10, 11:10 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 34,885
Posted By froze

Vredestein Fortezza SuperLite Road Tire doesn't...

Vredestein Fortezza SuperLite Road Tire doesn't mention any special belts to resist punctures. I like the Conti GP4000 with the Vectran belt which is suppose to be better against punctures and...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-10, 11:01 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 10,131
Posted By froze

I use to ride in the mountain roads of Southern...

I use to ride in the mountain roads of Southern California with nothing more then doubles, but on my touring bike I went with triples because of the additional 50 to 60 pounds of weight of gear.
01-28-10, 10:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 474
Posted By froze

No experience with that light but isn't that part...

No experience with that light but isn't that part of a package system? The tail light is nothing more then the Mars 1.0 and it's not a very good tail light. I have the Mars 4.0 and that thing is...
01-28-10, 10:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,484
Posted By froze

Planet Bike Protege 9.0 has a large display for...

Planet Bike Protege 9.0 has a large display for only $35; Sigma Sport BC906 which could be the computer the other poster was talking about has a large display for the same $35 but most Sigmas have a...
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