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12-16-12, 03:40 PM
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Posted By cod.peace

If this was a 56 or 58 I'd already have ridden...

If this was a 56 or 58 I'd already have ridden off on it...

http://boston.craigslist.org/gbs/bik/3482460348.html
!!! PEUGEOT TRIATHLON ROAD BIKE !!! - $149 (revere)
Here is an awesome Peugeot...
11-29-12, 09:46 AM
Replies: 52,481
Views: 7,086,994
Posted By cod.peace

http://boston.craigslist.org/gbs/bik/3442614645.ht...

http://boston.craigslist.org/gbs/bik/3442614645.html
Gorgeous Road Bikes Cheap !!! (Blue Line T stop)
Date: 2012-11-29, 7:45AM EST
Reply to: see below
Here is a Great Pair of Identical Benotto...
11-19-12, 07:52 PM
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Posted By cod.peace

http://boston.craigslist.org/sob/bik/3421722801.ht...

http://boston.craigslist.org/sob/bik/3421722801.html
I got the pics from the seller. It has Super Vitus 980 tubing, it's yellow, and I think it's perhaps a late 80's Mont Cenis in 58cm. 6-speed...
11-14-12, 12:17 PM
Replies: 52,481
Views: 7,086,994
Posted By cod.peace

Canopus (proper spelling, right?) frame and fork....

Canopus (proper spelling, right?) frame and fork. I think from pics on another bike forums thread that this might be a 55cm.

http://boston.craigslist.org/bmw/bik/3409302631.html

Vintage road...
10-29-12, 09:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,223
Posted By cod.peace

As an alternative, has anyone tried the Soma...

As an alternative, has anyone tried the Soma Double Row threaded headset? http://www.somafab.com/archives/product/doublerow-threaded-headset-1
Forum: Commuting
10-08-12, 10:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,455
Posted By cod.peace

I am part way through installing the SKS 35mm...

I am part way through installing the SKS 35mm fenders on my Lemond. It is taking some work despite front/rear eyelets partly because I really like the Pasela TG tires in 28mm but mostly due to brake...
10-01-12, 02:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 619
Posted By cod.peace

And if that doesn't do it, grease the cables...

And if that doesn't do it, grease the cables where they pass under the bottom bracket...tip from Sheldon Brown's website, works if it's autoshifting to smaller cogs when you stand up.
09-28-12, 06:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,286
Posted By cod.peace

So far it's been great up to about 20 miles, the...

So far it's been great up to about 20 miles, the most I'm gone on it in one ride. I don't really pay any attention to it with padded bike shorts on since I haven't had any discomfort, with plain...
09-27-12, 08:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,286
Posted By cod.peace

I looked closely at the Brooks for my road bike. ...

I looked closely at the Brooks for my road bike. The expense and long break-in period before comfort could be judged were a turn-off. I sat on a few saddles in stores, figured out that the rounded...
09-24-12, 10:10 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,725
Posted By cod.peace

Pfft. Caffeine and I are great friends. 2-3...

Pfft. Caffeine and I are great friends. 2-3 cups of coffee beverage (drip coffee, cappuccino, espresso...I like a variety) a day keeps the ole noggin lubricated. With real sugar and cream, if...
09-24-12, 10:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 800
Posted By cod.peace

Like overtighten the seat bolts?...

Like overtighten the seat bolts? http://cozybeehive.blogspot.com/2009/04/broken-thomson-seatposts-overtightening.html
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-12, 10:53 AM
Replies: 395
Views: 17,958
Posted By cod.peace

Get a fast 'bent, ride it til you recover, then...

Get a fast 'bent, ride it til you recover, then sell it and get back to biking as usual. Get something fast that compares favorably with your road bike. Something like a Carbent...
Forum: Commuting
02-16-12, 08:49 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,952
Posted By cod.peace

Wait until you send him the bill for the bike,...

Wait until you send him the bill for the bike, medical costs, and the costs of any long-term medical issues. Best get his insurance info and contact them...
Forum: Commuting
12-20-11, 10:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,010
Posted By cod.peace

Yes, the irony of the situation is somewhat...

Yes, the irony of the situation is somewhat overwhelming...LOL!
Forum: Commuting
12-19-11, 10:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,010
Posted By cod.peace

Craft-Gore Wind Stop Gunde Boxer:...

Craft-Gore Wind Stop Gunde Boxer: http://www.hostelshoppe.com/cgi-bin/readitem.pl?Accessory=983922309
They work as advertised. Since a recumbent places one's crotch first into the wind these are a...
Replies: 12
Views: 3,593
Posted By cod.peace

I used Bebops for a while, but got tired of the...

I used Bebops for a while, but got tired of the large cleat. I was given a pair of SPD pedals which were fine for float and clipping in & out but the cleat gave me hotspots. I then tried a pair of...
Forum: Northeast
11-20-11, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 578
Posted By cod.peace

Any Bostonians missing a Brompton?

http://boston.craigslist.org/gbs/bik/2711500042.html
$150 for a Brompton with a missing seat. Somehow I have my suspicions this was acquired legally...
...
11-15-11, 10:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By cod.peace

The 7-speed Suede doesn't have a derailleur post,...

The 7-speed Suede doesn't have a derailleur post, unfortunately.
11-14-11, 08:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By cod.peace

improved chainline on a Giant Suede

My wife's Giant Suede has a single chainring and 7 speed freewheel. It will sometimes lose the chain off the chainring when in lower gears, fortunately the plastic guards on the chainring keep it...
08-27-11, 10:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,335
Posted By cod.peace

The CDC is a federal agency. They are not...

The CDC is a federal agency. They are not government funded, the CDC is a part of the government. Their biggest danger is funding cuts (and they are chronically underfunded) due to anti-health and...
08-26-11, 10:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,785
Posted By cod.peace

Vassago Fisticuff:...

Vassago Fisticuff: http://www.vassagocycles.com/fisticuff/
# Reynolds 520 Chromoly 29er tubeset
# Laser cut horizontal dropouts with derailleur hanger
# ISO disc mounts
# Removable V-brake...
Forum: Commuting
08-17-11, 11:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 28,853
Posted By cod.peace

I swapped out some Kool Stop dual compound pads...

I swapped out some Kool Stop dual compound pads for SwissStop GHP green pads (for wet conditions) as an experiment. I thought that the SwissStop worked maybe a bit better in wet and the same in dry...
Forum: Commuting
08-15-11, 07:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 17,999
Posted By cod.peace

Rans Zenetik...

Rans Zenetik (http://www.ransbikes.com/Zenetik-N.htm):
http://www.ransbikes.com/Zenetik09/Lead%20Shot.jpg
Forum: Commuting
06-21-11, 08:36 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,139
Posted By cod.peace

Well then why not go all the way? ...

Well then why not go all the way?
http://www.liegeradmagazin.de/images/modelle/NoCom.jpg
Forum: Commuting
06-10-11, 08:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,224
Posted By cod.peace

There's always this option...

There's always this option (http://www.ransbikes.com/Xstream-N.htm).
06-05-11, 10:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 658
Posted By cod.peace

No kidding. The male ego can be lethal.

No kidding. The male ego can be lethal.
04-21-11, 10:24 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 11,512
Posted By cod.peace

I am paid a hefty bounty by a fund run by George...

I am paid a hefty bounty by a fund run by George Soros and the Koch Brothers for every bike forums member I convert to recumbent riding.
04-20-11, 09:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 358
Posted By cod.peace

That article is from 2007. Here's the web page...

That article is from 2007. Here's the web page for the ride: http://www.harpoonb2b.com/ I'm on the email alert list (more of a fantasy subscription at this point...) and the ride fills up very...
04-15-11, 02:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,317
Posted By cod.peace

If you want some bling and have some money to...

If you want some bling and have some money to burn get a Yo Marty fork (http://www.geekhousebikes.com/bikes/fork/) made to your specs (and, er, color).
http://www.geekhousebikes.com/full/Fork/7.jpg
04-11-11, 07:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 790
Posted By cod.peace

That sounds about right! :thumb: Although...

That sounds about right! :thumb:

Although in all seriousness for me it was: sold off the Trek 520 for $650, bought my 'bent for $650+shipping. Sight unseen! My 1st recumbent ride on a Bachetta...
04-10-11, 09:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 790
Posted By cod.peace

Mild carpal tunnel in the right arm led to...

Mild carpal tunnel in the right arm led to excruciating arm pain riding a DF with drop bars. I considered converting the bike to upright handlebars and a comfier saddle, but considering the expense...
Forum: Northeast
04-05-11, 10:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 605
Posted By cod.peace

I can beat that. Our office renovations are going...

I can beat that. Our office renovations are going to include a bike parking room (wall hooks, probably), complete with a Park repair stand.
03-21-11, 09:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By cod.peace

You therefore owe it to yourself to listen to...

You therefore owe it to yourself to listen to some of Stanley Clarke's blistering bass solos.
Forum: Commuting
03-14-11, 09:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,399
Posted By cod.peace

You're supposed to use the Tubus spacers with it...

You're supposed to use the Tubus spacers with it for disc applications: http://www.bikebagshop.com/tubus-spacer-disc-for-rear-racks-p-1063.html

I'm thinking hard about an Addit and their large or...
03-12-11, 10:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,163
Posted By cod.peace

I first bought a bike in 2008, a nice used Trek...

I first bought a bike in 2008, a nice used Trek 520. Riding was great fun but wrist/arm pain quickly became a major issue. I'd struggled with pain from keyboard and mouse use for years. After...
03-09-11, 09:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,908
Posted By cod.peace

What to look for on a used Santana?

I have a lead on a used Santana tandem. I believe it's a Cilantro, probably 10-12 years old. Is there anything in particular to look out for on one of these bikes? From what little I know of...
Forum: Commuting
03-08-11, 04:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,248
Posted By cod.peace

Or even better, a visit to an orthopedist with a...

Or even better, a visit to an orthopedist with a sports medicine specialty.
Forum: Commuting
03-03-11, 07:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,854
Posted By cod.peace

I'm thinking of a Racktime Addit...

I'm thinking of a Racktime Addit (http://www.racktime.com/en/rear-carriers/addit), which has a neat clip-on system for trunk bags etc. They're made by Tubus out of aluminum. The Addit costs ~$45....
03-02-11, 09:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 829
Posted By cod.peace

For salads I'm partial a bit of high quality...

For salads I'm partial a bit of high quality olive oil and a squeeze of lemon juice. I may have to try the rice vinegar, sounds yummy. Malt vinegar is tasty on French fries :)
Forum: Commuting
03-01-11, 10:04 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,675
Posted By cod.peace

John Schlitter just rode 492.4 miles in 24 hours...

John Schlitter just rode 492.4 miles in 24 hours on a Bacchetta recumbent at the Sebring 24 race. That's an average of 20.5 mph.

The OP could just get an electric bike, that should easily do 20...
02-27-11, 12:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,760
Posted By cod.peace

But the trend is to put 23mm tires on 23mm wide...

But the trend is to put 23mm tires on 23mm wide rims - see the Velocity A23 and Hed aluminum rims. The Synergy's could be used down to 23 mm, although at 255 lbs the OP would have to have those...
02-24-11, 02:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 373
Posted By cod.peace

Do their helmets fit round or oblong heads? For...

Do their helmets fit round or oblong heads? For comparison, Giro seems to fit the former and Bell the latter. Or do I have that backwards.
Forum: Northeast
02-24-11, 06:01 AM
Replies: 8,445
Views: 937,647
Posted By cod.peace

Has anyone been on the Minuteman path from...

Has anyone been on the Minuteman path from Lexington->Bedford recently? How's the snow melting off it?
02-10-11, 06:01 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,531
Posted By cod.peace

bingo! :P

bingo! :P
02-08-11, 11:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,531
Posted By cod.peace

Wouldn't you prefer a nice game of chess?

Wouldn't you prefer a nice game of chess?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-11, 10:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,063
Posted By cod.peace

Go to sportsoptical.com they specialize in...

Go to sportsoptical.com they specialize in Rx's like yours and my wrap lenses at -3.5 are frickin' amazing.
01-24-11, 10:05 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,026
Posted By cod.peace

Cycle Loft has very friendly staff. I often stop...

Cycle Loft has very friendly staff. I often stop by there to pick up odds and ends. I'll add 2 more: Frank's Spoke N Wheel in Waltham,MA and Harris Cyclery in Newton, MA.
01-21-11, 01:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 454
Posted By cod.peace

or you could just mail order them: ...

or you could just mail order them: http://www.ems.com/product/index.jsp?productId=4071237
Forum: Commuting
01-21-11, 09:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,553
Posted By cod.peace

Au contraire! Traffic is an incredibly...

Au contraire! Traffic is an incredibly unintuitive phenomenon that is studied by engineers, mathematicians, physicists, and so on, occasionally using resources like some of the world's biggest...
01-17-11, 11:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 549
Posted By cod.peace

I found Sidi "Mega" wide shoes fit my 12.5 EE...

I found Sidi "Mega" wide shoes fit my 12.5 EE feet, but the tread was so narrow I couldn't easily walk in them..not to mention the price on those, ouch!. I ended up with a pair of Northwave MTB...
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