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05-20-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,611
Posted By branko_76

Yes, the NYC transit system would be the number...

Yes, the NYC transit system would be the number one place to avoid if you can. I don't live there but have been a dozen times or more. Cycling would be the way to go.
05-20-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,611
Posted By Sandstrom

Really amazing times. I sold 4 bicycles (in less...

Really amazing times. I sold 4 bicycles (in less than 24hrs) that I had built up over the fall/winter, for full asking price, down to just one now for the first time in a while. I have seen my local...
05-18-20, 03:30 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 12,491
Posted By RobbieTunes

Troll thread. Simple question. "Will you open...

Troll thread.
Simple question. "Will you open the box?"
No. Simple situation.
Bid to find out....or not.
Sell....or not.
No big deal.
Children understand "yes" and "no."
05-02-20, 10:03 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,553
Posted By Biketiger

Shogun looked way better before. Nitto mustache...

Shogun looked way better before. Nitto mustache bars maybe but those grandpa bars and bmx grips looks weird.
Replies: 8
Views: 1,534
Posted By Mad Honk

Mad P, You think pro guy 753 even has any of...

Mad P,
You think pro guy 753 even has any of those left after nine years? Smiles, MH
05-01-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,150
Posted By jonwvara

I was taught that the correct way to adjust them...

I was taught that the correct way to adjust them is to throw them away.
04-23-20, 11:21 PM
Replies: 6,930
Views: 2,463,321
Posted By zjrog

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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1989 Trek 950. Dropped in drop bars and RSX shifters/brake levers. 3x7,...
04-09-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,333
Posted By Dean51

I'll offer that I spin wrenches for my LBS when...

I'll offer that I spin wrenches for my LBS when he gets busy....attempting to pay off my coffee bill. What he knows is I will not touch disc brakes, hydraulic or mechanical. It is a skill that I have...
04-09-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 752
Posted By Doug Fattic

Harold Bielstein is a custom builder out of Rapid...

Harold Bielstein is a custom builder out of Rapid City, South Dakota. He hangs out on the frame builder's list on Google Groups. The lugs are from Pacenti back in the era when Kirk used to provide...
03-29-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 640
Posted By 02Giant

Slightly bent back, that is funny.

Slightly bent back, that is funny.
03-26-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 464
Posted By robertj298

Out of shape.

After prostate problems and eventually laser surgery back last June. I've finally been able to ride a bit since the weather is starting to cooperate. Did 8 miles the other day and it wore me out. At...
03-18-20, 07:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,289
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

You know you’re a dedicated C+Ver ....

When you click on an ad for a Specialized Allez in your size and you’re profoundly disappointed to see this.

...
03-15-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 9,175
Posted By katsup

I agree and I think the big difference between...

I agree and I think the big difference between now and then is the media (news, social media, etc..). They show people in lines at stores and empty shelves which causes panic.
03-15-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 9,175
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Worst comes to worst, you can get it from someone...

Worst comes to worst, you can get it from someone off Craigslist.


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Replies: 17
Views: 1,137
Posted By nesteel

You may have found the smallest niche bike market...

You may have found the smallest niche bike market ever.
Tri bikes are a tough sale by themselves.
Any thing related to Lance Armstrong is a really tough sale.
You have both wrapped up into one....
02-12-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,276
Posted By bbbean

I have that same bike - bought it new from a...

I have that same bike - bought it new from a Univega distributor in 1983 or 1984.I still use it for a town/errand bike and occasionally to play in the mud or snow. Built like a tank (and rides a...
02-11-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 666
Posted By noglider

I wonder if they wear out because of...

I wonder if they wear out because of maladjustment. Most bikes come with their hubs set too tight.

I agree about Campagnolo hubs, though. I've never seen anything better.

But wouldn't you agree...
Replies: 27
Views: 1,265
Posted By repechage

Interesting, but it hurts me to look at it.

Interesting, but it hurts me to look at it.
01-03-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,163
Posted By UKFan4Sure

I'm gonna jump in here and sound like a jerk, but...

I'm gonna jump in here and sound like a jerk, but really? Take the bike down from the rafters and get some pics made. No one wants to stand on their head to figure out what you have here. It looks...
Replies: 16
Views: 1,835
Posted By retyred

It appears that the OP has disappeared, perhaps...

It appears that the OP has disappeared, perhaps into the Julian Alps. Therefore to revive this thread I shall post a photo of my 1954 Legnano Tipo Roma purchased from the original owner(shown in...
12-24-19, 10:55 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 7,601
Posted By Slightspeed

I was out one Sunday feeling all smug and...

I was out one Sunday feeling all smug and superior on my over restored and polished '73 Super Course, and caught up and passed this guy on a 1890s Columbia. I don't think he's too worried about the...
12-11-19, 11:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,176
Posted By pcb

[SOLD] Price Drop! FS: '77 Peter Mooney Frameset 63.5x57.5: $400 Shipped

[SOLD] Price Drop: $400 shipped in the lower 48 states, payment by paypal "Goods/Services." Couple/few photos attached, more viewable at my flickr page:
https://flic.kr/s/aHsjFj8nwM

I listed this...
12-04-19, 05:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,254
Posted By merziac

Chiming back in to say that IMO any retailer,...

Chiming back in to say that IMO any retailer, internet or otherwise that goes down this road is woefully remiss to not include the invitation up front to call and verify what they are doing.

And...
Replies: 11
Views: 710
Posted By non-fixie

Judging by the effect on the car, it's pretty...

Judging by the effect on the car, it's pretty heavy!

In all seriousness, that is a cool bike.
11-18-19, 09:32 AM
Replies: 12
Wtb
Views: 700
Posted By BillyD

Hi Todd, let's take a pause and look at the whole...

Hi Todd, let's take a pause and look at the whole forest instead of just the few trees right in front of you. These forums are first and foremost discussion forums, NOT a marketplace. For the...
11-17-19, 06:17 PM
Replies: 12
Wtb
Views: 700
Posted By francophile

A moderator was probably trying to nip this in...

A moderator was probably trying to nip this in the bud. We basically have someone new to the forum that would rather insult the general modus operandi, be told the general rule, then have another...
11-17-19, 03:35 PM
Replies: 12
Wtb
Views: 700
Posted By ryansu

OP, Membership is $5 and well worth it IMHO

OP, Membership is $5 and well worth it IMHO
11-09-19, 07:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,505
Posted By CycleryNorth81

Removing a stuck frozen seatpost with an impact wrench.

RJ the Bike Guy has develop a technique to remove a stuck seatpost using an impact wrench. The video shows how to make the part and how to remove the seatpost.
...
10-04-19, 11:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,356
Posted By RobbieTunes

If you are going to ride it with any regularity,...

If you are going to ride it with any regularity, put on whatever works best. Period.
There is no substitute for operational capability.
Replies: 19
Views: 1,508
Posted By lostarchitect

Ok, if you're going to be like that, I'll give it...

Ok, if you're going to be like that, I'll give it to you straight:

You don't know what you're doing. You've deluded yourself somehow that these bikes are worth a lot. They aren't. People here with...
09-04-19, 03:47 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 22,668
Posted By RobbieTunes

I don't follow that logic at all. I seriously...

I don't follow that logic at all.
I seriously don't.
I recommend a big dose of us.
09-02-19, 06:06 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 22,668
Posted By cudak888

On the contrary, our forum and our members do not...

On the contrary, our forum and our members do not exist to serve the needs of the greedy. We are not a charity.

I happen to think that fly-by-night info seekers are inconsiderate when they:

...
09-02-19, 04:36 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 22,668
Posted By BFisher

Newbie intolerant? I don't know about that. ...

Newbie intolerant? I don't know about that.

Ten posts seems like a really small price to pay for getting vetted. As has been pointed out, pics often go to a gallery and other members routinely do...
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