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01-28-21, 11:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 575
Posted By polymorphself

That thing is awesome.

That thing is awesome.
01-28-21, 02:33 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 7,114
Posted By homelessjoe

joke

LITTLE JOHNNY ; Mom when I grow up I want to be a bicycle racer.

MOTHER ; Oh you silly boy you know you cant do both !
01-27-21, 03:53 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 7,114
Posted By P!N20

So erogenous zones then?

So erogenous zones then?
01-25-21, 10:20 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 7,114
Posted By gugie

A great oxymoron

A great oxymoron
01-25-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 7,114
Posted By bikingshearer

As iab says, Cat 5 is the entry level/gateway...

As iab says, Cat 5 is the entry level/gateway drug to organized, officially sanctioned racing. If you have never experienced road rash before, Cat 5 is where you learn all about it. Think of a Cat 5...
01-25-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 7,114
Posted By Rocket-Sauce

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01-24-21, 03:27 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 7,114
Posted By tgot

JRO - Just riding along. Used to explains how the...

JRO - Just riding along. Used to explains how the damage or catastrophic failure of a bike part could in no way, no possible way, be due to anything the rider might have been attempting.
01-24-21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 7,114
Posted By iab

And after 15 years on this site, I still don't...

And after 15 years on this site, I still don't know what that means.
01-23-21, 04:51 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 7,114
Posted By jdawginsc

Perfectimundo!

Perfectimundo!
01-23-21, 03:33 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 7,114
Posted By southpawboston

I've been away from C&V for a while (as I've...

I've been away from C&V for a while (as I've becomevmore C&V myself) so the lingo may have evolved but I'll take a stab-- To 'drew' is to grind off unused frame features and braze-ons, e.g., shifter...
01-23-21, 03:07 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 7,114
Posted By jdawginsc

The Bent fork picture...

The Bent fork picture...
01-19-21, 10:38 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,615
Posted By rydabent

That is why I say Idle back and just enjoy...

That is why I say Idle back and just enjoy cycling!!!! There are thousands faster than you.
01-12-21, 07:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 871
Posted By semroc

Put the paper sign on the carbon thing. And ride...

Put the paper sign on the carbon thing. And ride home on the Bridgestone.
01-11-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,927
Posted By catlips

YouTube was buying

I wangled a VIP invitation to a presidential primary debate years ago that was hosted by YouTube and CNN. This was an "it's all who you know" thing. It included an invitation to a nice after party....
01-11-21, 03:53 AM
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Posted By ridelikeaturtle

1998 Trek Y11, repainted in "Estoril Blue", a...

1998 Trek Y11, repainted in "Estoril Blue", a huge improvement on the original yellow/red combination. I'm waiting on a new set of tyres for pavement, as I'll only be on city streets. I'm also...
01-10-21, 10:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,572
Posted By HD3andMe

Huge fan of that genre. ...

Huge fan of that genre.

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01-10-21, 07:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,044
Posted By thook

it's surely a nice thing when you have a skill...

it's surely a nice thing when you have a skill and passion you can brighten someone's day with :)
01-10-21, 07:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,044
Posted By Kabuki12

That really is a great story. It is very...

That really is a great story. It is very rewarding to help someone out and this guy “gets it”. My mail carrier at my shop usually shows up about the time I am returning from my lunch ride. He noticed...
01-08-21, 04:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,484
Posted By ooga-booga

ssshhhh...don't rub it in.

ssshhhh...don't rub it in.
01-08-21, 01:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,338
Posted By Velo Mule

Nice Hard Rock set up. I like the handle bars...

Nice Hard Rock set up. I like the handle bars with the added hand positions. I also like the seat cover. I had the same style when I was leaving my bike at the train station when commuting to NYC.
...
01-08-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,255
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Is “buttshark” still a term?

Is “buttshark” still a term?
01-08-21, 08:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 633
Posted By SJX426

Ditto

Ditto
01-07-21, 10:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 633
Posted By Het Volk

What condition? Are you interested in selling?

What condition? Are you interested in selling?
Forum: Commuting
01-07-21, 09:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,078
Posted By DeadGrandpa

If you are riding >15 miles per ride, I recommend...

If you are riding >15 miles per ride, I recommend that you get handlebars that give you more hand positions. Personally, I prefer butterfly (trekking) handlebars for pavement, and Jones H-bars for...
01-07-21, 04:21 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,927
Posted By Troul

dont remember it.

dont remember it.
01-07-21, 10:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 876
Posted By Deepcherry

Been playing with some other bits to get this...

Been playing with some other bits to get this bike right.
...
01-07-21, 01:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 847
Posted By downtube42

The stages of a Flat Tire

The first stage is euphoria. "Wow, my bike is really rolling smooth, I don't feel any road buzz at all!"

The second stage is puzzlement. "Strange, the back of my bike feels a little bouncy. What...
01-05-21, 11:11 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,450
Posted By Prowler

Other than Babe, the Blue Oxen, shown elsewhere,...

Other than Babe, the Blue Oxen, shown elsewhere, I suppose my frankenbike is my ugly bike. IIRC the f/f is a 1974 Gitane Gypsy Sport and the rest is from 26 other bikes and parts bins etc. It is...
Forum: Commuting
01-05-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 15,455
Views: 11,533,630
Posted By RoadKill

Ah, so a bit of a custom job, You may have...

Ah, so a bit of a custom job, You may have inspired me to try fitting my rear rack on the front. Thanks!
01-04-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,445
Posted By clubman

Sorry OP, I've got a house and a garage and a...

Sorry OP, I've got a house and a garage and a large shed so I'm not in your predicament. I've been committing an insidious form of spousal abuse for many years by filling up every nook and cranny...
01-04-21, 06:15 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,768
Posted By victorm

Couple crappy shots

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01-03-21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,218
Posted By sd5782

What he said; tan and silver rims since bike is...

What he said; tan and silver rims since bike is vintage.
Forum: Commuting
01-02-21, 11:03 PM
Replies: 15,455
Views: 11,533,630
Posted By Pugs2xLove

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Here's my new Winter ride - Jamis Commuter 1. It has lower Shimano gears but comes with a rear rack and fenders that I'm needing....
01-02-21, 09:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,609
Posted By Toadmeister

With the exception of good chamois, I wear...

With the exception of good chamois, I wear general athletic clothes and not bicycling specific gear.

I do understand the need for some bike specific kit if your racing or maybe in some...
01-02-21, 08:09 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,768
Posted By victorm

Frame bag

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I found the frame bag on a bike that had been...
01-02-21, 03:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,450
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

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01-02-21, 02:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,450
Posted By BradH

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Ugly but useful. My 1989 Rockhopper Comp. $9.88 from a Goodwill. First I...
01-02-21, 02:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,450
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

my grand daughter bequeathed me her wrecked...

my grand daughter bequeathed me her wrecked Walmart Mongoose when she went and got all grown up and got a car. I took the carcass to the dump, but the bug bit me before i could pitch it, and this is...
01-02-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,450
Posted By OldsCOOL

My ugly bike is another example of an abused MTB....

My ugly bike is another example of an abused MTB. This is my winter rider for conditioning here in Michigan north of the 45th. 1989 Trek 830, “C’antelope”.

...
Forum: Commuting
01-01-21, 10:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,771
Posted By billridesbikes

How is that road going to feel in the dark after...

How is that road going to feel in the dark after a long work day with your bike loaded with crap or in the rain? Do a dry run or two to see how you feel. I had a hilly commute, some paved and some...
01-01-21, 08:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,450
Posted By notenoughdaylig

ugly? Well, there's definitely a lot going on....

ugly? Well, there's definitely a lot going on. But that fork, I've never seen a suspension fork with stanchions and curved legs
Forum: Commuting
01-01-21, 08:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,771
Posted By MAK

I highly suggest that you do a practice run on a...

I highly suggest that you do a practice run on a weekend before you try the ride on a workday. If there's a 1300 foot climb, the real question is how steep parts of the climb are. One of my...
01-01-21, 05:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,450
Posted By jamesdak

This this is butt ugly! Replaced my too small...

This this is butt ugly! Replaced my too small english 3 speed and the Orbea Cabestany set up for gravel this this beast. What ever this beast it. Found it locally for next to nothing and it was a...
12-31-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,617
Posted By wolfchild

Full fenders, bell, lights, flat repair kit and a...

Full fenders, bell, lights, flat repair kit and a good quality mini pump.
12-31-20, 01:57 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 12,856
Posted By Ekdog

I turn up at job interviews with my folded...

I turn up at job interviews with my folded Brompton and walk right in with it.
12-30-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,617
Posted By rosefarts

Custom headset cap with the name of your enemies...

Custom headset cap with the name of your enemies on it.
12-30-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,172
Posted By Wileyrat

Post in the 50+ forum, and donít sweat the little...

Post in the 50+ forum, and donít sweat the little details.
12-27-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,057
Posted By 70sSanO

I ride 90’s steel mtb’s. I’m not over or under,...

I ride 90’s steel mtb’s. I’m not over or under, more in the un-biked category.

John
Forum: Commuting
12-26-20, 01:58 AM
Replies: 15,455
Views: 11,533,630
Posted By Germany_chris

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12-25-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,227
Posted By Paul Barnard

This is the best basic safety read I have...

This is the best basic safety read I have encountered. After you have read it, let me know what you think.

https://bicyclesafe.com/
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