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10-19-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,027
Posted By onyerleft

Road Bike Action is such a joke. The entire...

Road Bike Action is such a joke. The entire magazine is like one big vanity project for its editor, who calls himself "Zap." Zap mentions himself about 25,000 times in each issue and also features...
10-10-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By onyerleft

What's the largest diameter top tube they will...

What's the largest diameter top tube they will fit on? I ask only because, like most Americans, top tubes have only gotten fatter throughout the years.
10-05-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 771
Posted By onyerleft

Oh man, that's a beauty of an Italian grail bike...

Oh man, that's a beauty of an Italian grail bike and it's just my size. It's hard to find anything wrong with it. Well good news and bad news. The good news is that I was able to raise $130 at my...
09-01-20, 05:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 447
Posted By onyerleft

These bikes had quite a following in their day...

These bikes had quite a following in their day and still rock IMO. Unfortunately, it's maybe 2 1/2 inches too small for me, and I'm not willing to endure cramps in my shoulders and legs to ride it....
06-04-20, 03:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,199
Posted By onyerleft

Agreed. I wouldn't mock OP for the pedals. Not so...

Agreed. I wouldn't mock OP for the pedals. Not so the saddle. By the time this bike was introduced, all the pros had long ago moved away from the absurd Brooks saddles. Eric van-der-whatshisass is...
06-04-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 416
Posted By onyerleft

At my age, I'd be more interested in dating...

At my age, I'd be more interested in dating vintage French ladies than vintage French bikes. Just sayin'.
05-31-20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,550
Posted By onyerleft

I like to go to REI, proud and high-minded in the...

I like to go to REI, proud and high-minded in the knowledge that I'm an owner. But oddly, they don't treat me like an owner because they always apprehend me when I start stuffing my pockets with...
05-28-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,071
Posted By onyerleft

Seeing that picture of a busty Loretta Lynn...

Seeing that picture of a busty Loretta Lynn sitting on a rock in a river, like some Siren, made me think lusting thoughts.:love: But then I remembered that she had, like, 25 children by the time she...
05-26-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,462
Posted By onyerleft

It's a little too large for me. If I bought it,...

It's a little too large for me. If I bought it, i would have to lower the seat such that only a couple of inches of seatpost would clear the seat lug. So i'll reluctantly pass.
05-23-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,550
Posted By onyerleft

REI might not have the world's best bike...

REI might not have the world's best bike mechanics, but they are the most honest of any shop I've been in - FACT.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 794
Posted By onyerleft

Eat lots of pasta and pastries, gain weight and...

Eat lots of pasta and pastries, gain weight and voila! - jersey will fit.
Forum: Foo
05-18-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 482
Posted By onyerleft

Hey, wha' happened?

Hey, wha' happened?
05-17-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 12,502
Posted By onyerleft

I don't blame the seller. Why should he break...

I don't blame the seller. Why should he break the seal just to satisfy some (potential) deadbeat flake who will respond as follows: "Thanks for the picture, now I've got to see if I can get 20 bucks...
Replies: 8
Views: 291
Posted By onyerleft

Is niiiice! You should make this bicycle for...

Is niiiice! You should make this bicycle for yourself, if the fits is okay. Sorry, but I am cannot be answer to you'r question because I have a GAP in my knowledge of the Basso's.
03-24-20, 06:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,322
Posted By onyerleft

It's tempting to pull the trigger on a vintage...

It's tempting to pull the trigger on a vintage saddle in good condition but my lawnmower is making strange noises and I don't want to part with the cash until I figure out what's wrong or at least...
Forum: Foo
02-29-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,657
Posted By onyerleft

I can't speak for blue jeans, but I never wash my...

I can't speak for blue jeans, but I never wash my bike shorts. I ride through bad neighborhoods, secure in the knowledge that the peculiar smell given off by my shorts will repel potential muggers.
02-27-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 893
Posted By onyerleft

Every cyclist has had the experience of bringing...

Every cyclist has had the experience of bringing a bike for service into a shop that doesn't sell the same bike brand, and then having a large, heavy object thrown at their head by the angry shop...
01-22-20, 03:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 745
Posted By onyerleft

So, if I am want to buy this bike, must I make...

So, if I am want to buy this bike, must I make travel 's to Turkey, is my question.
01-17-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 745
Posted By onyerleft

Is niiice!

Is niiice!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 868
Posted By onyerleft

Putting aside the issue of ebikes, I would never...

Putting aside the issue of ebikes, I would never subscribe to any Hi-Torque publication. Road Bike Action reads like one gigantic vanity project for its editor, who calls himself "Zap." Zap writes...
07-10-19, 02:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,221
Posted By onyerleft

I do not like the name Viathon. I do not like it!...

I do not like the name Viathon. I do not like it! I do not like it, but I don't know why.

And it's not a status thing, because I ride Motobecanes with no problem, and have even ridden a...
06-21-19, 01:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,916
Posted By onyerleft

Ohforchrissake, go for the Motobecane. BD's...

Ohforchrissake, go for the Motobecane. BD's titanium bikes are the best bikes they offer, and they're fine bikes by any standard. Do some research and you'll find that people rave about them. ...
05-24-19, 01:40 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,166
Posted By onyerleft

The only way to know for sure is to ride it! If...

The only way to know for sure is to ride it! If the bike rides so wonderfully that it makes you want to push yourself to the point of agony -- the Olmo agony -- then it has to be an Olmo. It's...
06-28-18, 03:43 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,847
Posted By onyerleft

I don't use a mirror, and never have, because I'm...

I don't use a mirror, and never have, because I'm a real cyclist.
06-07-18, 04:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,164
Posted By onyerleft

For my money, the Ritchey.

For my money, the Ritchey.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-18, 02:14 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 20,109
Posted By onyerleft

Many people would suggest that OP should buy Sora...

Many people would suggest that OP should buy Sora rather than 105, then use the savings to buy accessories, such as a helmet, shoes, gloves and shorts.

But I suggest that OP should buy Sora, and...
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