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10-24-19, 07:50 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,666
Posted By Lemond1985

If not wearing a helmet was against the law, I...

If not wearing a helmet was against the law, I can see the usefulness of mentioning it in a news article, when someone involved in a crash was not wearing one.

But since I don't think this is the...
10-24-19, 07:40 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,148
Posted By Lemond1985

I would suspect that well over half of these...

I would suspect that well over half of these deaths are suicides. How can a person, 1.) Not hear the train coming, and 2.) not look up and see a train coming before they step across RR tracks? Seems...
10-24-19, 07:09 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 14,433
Posted By Lemond1985

These last three posts are sure to get a swift...

These last three posts are sure to get a swift response by the board's resident "E-Bike Anti-Defamation League". These guys and gals are always on the job and never sleep. :rolleyes:
Forum: Commuting
10-23-19, 06:28 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,493
Posted By Lemond1985

Sometimes, while I'm riding along, if I think of...

Sometimes, while I'm riding along, if I think of something really funny I will laugh out loud at it. I'm always worried that some insecure person standing in their front yard is gonna hear me and...
10-23-19, 06:08 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,412
Posted By Lemond1985

I've known people who were particularly...

I've known people who were particularly susceptible to the addictive qualities of tobacco, to the extent that smoking had practically become hard wired into the brain. These were not weak or lazy...
10-23-19, 02:43 PM
Replies: 52,909
Views: 7,226,122
Posted By Lemond1985

Nice deal on a minty Lemond Nevada City, $300. I...

Nice deal on a minty Lemond Nevada City, $300. I like the color scheme a lot, that gray looks almost like bare metal would look.
...
10-23-19, 01:59 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,733
Posted By Lemond1985

I'm "green" with envy over that paint job, and...

I'm "green" with envy over that paint job, and the condition too, looks basically unridden. That looks like the same fork as my SLX Bottecchia, those things really eat up the road shock, you can...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-19, 07:44 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 24,012
Posted By Lemond1985

It's not about "vision", it's about supplying...

It's not about "vision", it's about supplying your own power, the one and only essential difference between a bicycle and a motorcycle.
10-23-19, 07:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 769
Posted By Lemond1985

Short stems are tough to get used to, they make...

Short stems are tough to get used to, they make the steering seem very twitchy. Plus, they put you further back on the bike, with more weight on the back wheel.

I will always go with a frame that...
Forum: Foo
10-23-19, 07:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 986
Posted By Lemond1985

I wear because it's slimming as hell ... and...

I wear because it's slimming as hell ... and hides dirt well.

You gotta love Johnny Cash, he was so good, he didn't even need to sing, he just "talked" his way through songs like no one else...
Forum: Foo
10-23-19, 07:00 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 8,730
Posted By Lemond1985

So are you saying that as a man, if a waitress...

So are you saying that as a man, if a waitress calls me "sir", she is also reinforcing this same patriarchal hierarchy, even misandry, regardless of intent, and I should get angry with her?

Or...
Forum: Foo
10-23-19, 06:31 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 4,429
Posted By Lemond1985

That's every cat our family owned when I was a...

That's every cat our family owned when I was a kid. I never really thought of cats being "friendly" like most dogs are, they were just very tough animals, only semi-tamed, fully independent and...
10-23-19, 05:54 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,957
Posted By Lemond1985

"Thou Shalt Not Covet" would be my reasoning...

"Thou Shalt Not Covet" would be my reasoning here, for returning it. :)
10-23-19, 05:50 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,412
Posted By Lemond1985

I'm the same way, but I would also add the...

I'm the same way, but I would also add the various smokeless forms of tobacco too. Nicotine really constricts my cardiovascular system, makes physical exertions painful, and that effect occurs no...
10-23-19, 01:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 556
Posted By Lemond1985

Only used once: ...

Only used once:

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1043x739/cap_4b9447dd3845acc06c18461d54897d39a3f90d37.png
10-22-19, 05:05 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,666
Posted By Lemond1985

My guess is that it was a brakeless fixed gear...

My guess is that it was a brakeless fixed gear ebike. I've said from day one those things aren't safe, even if you get twice the exercise, and they allow old people to ride fixed gears.
Forum: Foo
10-22-19, 03:34 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 8,730
Posted By Lemond1985

The drunker, the more sincere. :D

The drunker, the more sincere. :D
Forum: Introductions
10-22-19, 03:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 402
Posted By Lemond1985

Welcome, you're in bike heaven in the Concord...

Welcome, you're in bike heaven in the Concord area, you have great rides in every direction ... plus Mt. Diablo 10-15 miles away. You're either going uphill or downhill all the time, there are no...
Forum: Foo
10-22-19, 12:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 986
Posted By Lemond1985

You sound like a West Coast person Hondo, who's...

You sound like a West Coast person Hondo, who's currently trapped in the body of a Texan. :lol:

BTW, this is the greatest country-western song ever written:
...
10-22-19, 12:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 291
Posted By Lemond1985

Shimano needs to bring back the AX group, since...

Shimano needs to bring back the AX group, since bicycle aerodynamics are once again so much in vogue, nearly as much as they were in '81-83.
Forum: Foo
10-22-19, 11:38 AM
Replies: 9,081
Views: 591,265
Posted By Lemond1985

Bet no one else remembers this album. ...

Bet no one else remembers this album.

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/1/19/Jethro_Tull_-_A.jpg
Forum: Foo
10-22-19, 08:47 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 8,730
Posted By Lemond1985

I guess when that happens, the polite thing to do...

I guess when that happens, the polite thing to do would be to apologize for 1.) Being a man, and 2.) Existing at all. :(
Forum: Foo
10-22-19, 08:11 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 8,730
Posted By Lemond1985

^^^^ hate that phrase with a passion ^^^^

^^^^ hate that phrase with a passion ^^^^
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-19, 08:09 AM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 65,050
Posted By Lemond1985

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oy6ph_tSPdU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oy6ph_tSPdU
Forum: Foo
10-22-19, 08:01 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 8,730
Posted By Lemond1985

Full time CA resident here. I just call...

Full time CA resident here.

I just call every person appearing to be a man "sir" and treat them with exactly the same amount of respect whoever they are, cop, homeless person, judge, whoever. If...
Forum: Touring
10-22-19, 07:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,050
Posted By Lemond1985

He had me at "Daisy Duke Overalls". :D

He had me at "Daisy Duke Overalls". :D
10-22-19, 07:02 AM
Replies: 52,909
Views: 7,226,122
Posted By Lemond1985

Sante was introduced during the late 80's, and...

Sante was introduced during the late 80's, and was supposed to be, I dunno, upscale and artistic? To me it looked like a low end Shimano group someone painted white, not very appealing, but as...
10-22-19, 06:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,131
Posted By Lemond1985

http://peewee.com/wp-content/uploads/Peewees-white...

http://peewee.com/wp-content/uploads/Peewees-white-platform-shoes.jpg

:D
10-22-19, 05:55 AM
Replies: 3,381
Views: 439,300
Posted By Lemond1985

Beautiful. This is the real California. Despite...

Beautiful. This is the real California. Despite the two major population centers (Bay Area / Sacramento, and LA / San Diego) most of the state still looks like this, once you escape the city limits....
10-22-19, 05:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 308
Posted By Lemond1985

I tried a variety of shims recently, trying to...

I tried a variety of shims recently, trying to get a 34.9 FD to fit a 28.6 seat tube. Maybe I'm an awful fabricator, but I had the worst time with trying to get the clamp secured with various shims...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-19, 12:44 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 15,268
Posted By Lemond1985

"I for one, welcome our new MS-13 overlords."...

"I for one, welcome our new MS-13 overlords." ;)
10-21-19, 08:12 AM
Replies: 754
Views: 48,011
Posted By Lemond1985

I think the temptation can be to sort of drape...

I think the temptation can be to sort of drape your hands over the hoods, and not have a good grip on any part of the underside of the bar.

Anecdotal, I know, but I was once on a group ride in a...
10-21-19, 07:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,009
Posted By Lemond1985

When you post photos here in "magazine cover...

When you post photos here in "magazine cover style" (AKA portrait) they display really big. I've learned that if you have a really dramatic photo to post here, that's the best way to hold the camera....
Forum: Foo
10-21-19, 07:45 AM
Replies: 2,382
Views: 87,833
Posted By Lemond1985

"Close cover before striking. Void where...

"Close cover before striking. Void where prohibited. Some restrictions apply."
10-21-19, 07:27 AM
Replies: 7,779
Views: 691,577
Posted By Lemond1985

Just found this Cannondale "Ironman" on CL. I...

Just found this Cannondale "Ironman" on CL. I never knew such a thing existed. Is this just creative decal application, or an actual released model? Would be silly to call an aluminum bike an...
Forum: Foo
10-21-19, 07:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 616
Posted By Lemond1985

Thank you, EB, here's to many more fully-inflated...

Thank you, EB, here's to many more fully-inflated miles. :)
10-21-19, 07:10 AM
Replies: 18,027
Views: 2,852,280
Posted By Lemond1985

Seems ridiculous to exclude something that...

Seems ridiculous to exclude something that actually was built pre-1987, for aesthetic reasons, but allow something built last year, if it merely "looks old". If that's not blatant hypocrisy, I don't...
Forum: Foo
10-21-19, 06:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 616
Posted By Lemond1985

Would have been fun if you folded it so the...

Would have been fun if you folded it so the "all-seeing eye" on the back of the bill was peering out of the slice in the tire. :D

OP, it's the absolute height of the goathead season here in...
10-21-19, 06:02 AM
Replies: 18,027
Views: 2,852,280
Posted By Lemond1985

Kinda sticks in my craw as well, plus the fact...

Kinda sticks in my craw as well, plus the fact that pre-'87 Cannondales are excluded outright because ... they're far too common, but "rarer" aluminum bikes built by Alan and Vitus are.





To...
10-20-19, 11:42 AM
Replies: 52,909
Views: 7,226,122
Posted By Lemond1985

Lemond Zurich, Reynolds 853, heck of a deal at...

Lemond Zurich, Reynolds 853, heck of a deal at $400. Don't think it's a 58 cm though, as advertised.

https://modesto.craigslist.org/bik/d/stockton-lemond-zurich-road-race-bike/6997045588.html
...
10-20-19, 06:25 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,863
Posted By Lemond1985

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1920x1080/next_23_7ed1222587f9f984f4d013c0cae003b3e074746f.png
10-20-19, 05:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 524
Posted By Lemond1985

You're sounding like someone's mother: "Cut...

You're sounding like someone's mother:

"Cut your hair! Stand up straight! Smile every once in a while, those braces were EXPENSIVE. Buy some decent clothes. And put on a jockstrap, you'll lose...
Forum: Foo
10-20-19, 05:29 AM
Replies: 3,868
Views: 306,245
Posted By Lemond1985

So this is Mt. Whitney? Should be according to...

So this is Mt. Whitney? Should be according to the map below. Great pics. I have a ride I'm planning out of Johnsondale up to Kern Meadow, where you can see Mt. Whitney from the west side. Will post...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-19, 10:22 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 24,012
Posted By Lemond1985

No. "Effing destroyed" is more like it....

No. "Effing destroyed" is more like it. :D
10-19-19, 10:19 AM
Replies: 754
Views: 48,011
Posted By Lemond1985

This guy argues that front ends on pro road bikes...

This guy argues that front ends on pro road bikes are lower now than they used to be, so that riding on the hoods of a modern bike is about like riding the drops of a racing machine from the past.
...
10-19-19, 08:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,349
Posted By Lemond1985

"The Wildwood Flower grew wild on the farm, and...

"The Wildwood Flower grew wild on the farm, and we never knowed what it was called." -Stafford, J.

But I digress. Addressing my main point:



You are not the boss of me.
10-19-19, 07:33 AM
Replies: 754
Views: 48,011
Posted By Lemond1985

On closed courses where there are zero road...

On closed courses where there are zero road hazards, yes.
10-19-19, 07:18 AM
Replies: 52,909
Views: 7,226,122
Posted By Lemond1985

Did you see the $575 Colnago? Needs a new paint...

Did you see the $575 Colnago? Needs a new paint job but that's pretty reasonable for a complete bike. Could be a fun DIY winter resto project.
...
10-19-19, 06:54 AM
Replies: 52,909
Views: 7,226,122
Posted By Lemond1985

Many were overbuilt, like tank's.

Many were overbuilt, like tank's.
10-19-19, 06:38 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,349
Posted By Lemond1985

It look's like I learned a new word today....

It look's like I learned a new word today. Thank's!

The Greengrocer's Apostrophe (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apostrophe#Superfluous_apostrophes_(%22greengrocers'_apostrophes%22))
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