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07-21-19, 08:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 465
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Who said sell? Find a suitable frame, insert...

Who said sell? Find a suitable frame, insert components, ride.
07-21-19, 03:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 465
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Doesn't fit and there's a wicked dent in the top...

Doesn't fit and there's a wicked dent in the top tube?

I'd be finding a new home for those parts.
07-18-19, 08:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 683
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Reselling? Not a great plan unless you go...

Reselling? Not a great plan unless you go rock-bottom pricing and even then you'll probably find no takers.

I routinely unwrap tape to swap out a stem, brake levers or hoods, or to run new brake...
07-15-19, 10:08 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,742
Posted By Fahrenheit531

I just think it's cool you love the bike enough...

I just think it's cool you love the bike enough to consider any and all of this stuff in the name of just a few more rides. :thumb:

But let it go, man. Gotta be another one out there.
07-06-19, 09:48 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,766
Posted By Fahrenheit531

My protection is not doing stuff like that. The...

My protection is not doing stuff like that. The phone itself goes naked unless it may rain, in which case it gets a snack-size ziplock bag.
07-06-19, 09:00 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,020
Posted By Fahrenheit531

You find your starch-related epiphanies where you...

You find your starch-related epiphanies where you like. I'm going with the finest potato and laundry-spray nutritional thread this side of the C&V, thank you very much.
07-05-19, 11:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 595
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Whether it pays or not, it's just the right thing...

Whether it pays or not, it's just the right thing to do. So far I've done a pretty good job teaching my kids that. Hopefully it sticks.
07-03-19, 07:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By Fahrenheit531

NDS = no need to paint. ;)

NDS = no need to paint. ;)
07-03-19, 07:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 925
Posted By Fahrenheit531

HA! I also found my ratcheting 10mm on the road...

HA! I also found my ratcheting 10mm on the road while riding. Maybe they fall from the sky periodically. Cloudy with a chance of ratcheting wrenches.

And yes, these seat posts are hellish without...
06-30-19, 02:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,169
Posted By Fahrenheit531

It only took eleven years, but we finally got an...

It only took eleven years, but we finally got an in-focus shot of the headbadge.
I salute you.
06-30-19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 938
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Don't even touch it up. Those nicks were earned.

Don't even touch it up. Those nicks were earned.
06-29-19, 02:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 746
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Very cool Paramount, you lucky dog. :thumb:

Very cool Paramount, you lucky dog. :thumb:
Replies: 20
Views: 940
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Kind of excited. This is a thread you don't see...

Kind of excited. This is a thread you don't see every day. :)
06-20-19, 06:07 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,136
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Pink bikes rock.

Pink bikes rock.
06-20-19, 05:43 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,136
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Blue, red, or black. Depends which I'm looking...

Blue, red, or black. Depends which I'm looking at.

My "flagship" bike, the Schwinn Volare, is the red one.
06-18-19, 09:45 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 18,294
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Whenever I come across one of these threads I'm...

Whenever I come across one of these threads I'm reminded of two monks crossing a river.

Do whatever you feel you must in the moment but then let it go.
What is gained by carrying it all the way...
06-17-19, 08:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,331
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Check out Free Agent BMX pedals. My commuter gets...

Check out Free Agent BMX pedals. My commuter gets the pro alloy, typically had at the LBS for under twenty bucks.
06-16-19, 12:01 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,977
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Full overhaul of a new acquisition? Love it. ...

Full overhaul of a new acquisition? Love it.
Routine maintenance? Grumble.
06-13-19, 06:40 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 24,702
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Parrafin.

Parrafin.
06-10-19, 09:38 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,619
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Has anyone here ever had a truly good calculator...

Has anyone here ever had a truly good calculator for less than $300? Just wondering.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oMsAdLqCct0

...In other news, I wish my Motorola Razr were still a viable...
06-10-19, 08:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 630
Posted By Fahrenheit531

My wife's Trek 7900 features those rims. I don't...

My wife's Trek 7900 features those rims. I don't fear them, but they've certainly earned my respect. :notamused:
06-03-19, 09:34 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 24,702
Posted By Fahrenheit531

So much for my "Which Chain Lube Makes the Most...

So much for my "Which Chain Lube Makes the Most Effective Suntan Lotion?" thread.
:notamused:
06-01-19, 11:57 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,011
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Bike shops sometimes have their own "branded,"...

Bike shops sometimes have their own "branded," dime-a-dozen plastic water bottles. Cheap as dirt (I may never have actually had to pay for one, now that I think about it.) and they meet my needs:...
05-31-19, 08:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 688
Posted By Fahrenheit531

The bike is in amazing condition, there's just so...

The bike is in amazing condition, there's just so much awesome here, you know it's a steal already and then you can't just pay the guy's $50 ask?
C'mon.
05-26-19, 03:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,107
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Someone around here clued me in to the correct...

Someone around here clued me in to the correct pronunciation some time ago: SAD-ul bag.
05-25-19, 06:21 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,317
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Always among the most entertaining and quotable...

Always among the most entertaining and quotable on the forum. hahaha Perfect.
05-21-19, 08:13 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,050
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Probably a bunch of BF C&V guys. As we all know,...

Probably a bunch of BF C&V guys. As we all know, any given bike's value is much higher when we're selling than buying. ;)
05-17-19, 08:55 PM
Replies: 17,475
Views: 2,693,512
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Here's a quality setup on a pricey ride: ...

Here's a quality setup on a pricey ride:
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Bianchi...
Replies: 62
Views: 6,542
Posted By Fahrenheit531

TLDR. But the never again from these guys rage...

TLDR. But the never again from these guys rage posts are always fun to see; pretty sure if we went with all of them there'd be nobody left to buy from and we'd be building our bikes from scratch.
05-11-19, 12:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 825
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Or just, you know, lift it off the ground for a...

Or just, you know, lift it off the ground for a moment.
05-08-19, 07:36 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,697
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Accept things, take action. :thumb:

Accept things, take action. :thumb:
05-07-19, 07:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,896
Posted By Fahrenheit531

If riding one of your bikes feels orgasmic,...

If riding one of your bikes feels orgasmic, you're doing sex wrong.
04-27-19, 12:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 324
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Saturday TdF Film Fun

The film:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZV0wzG3KEgY

Dangit. This narration really isn't helping me any.
Hmmmm...

The soundtrack, to be cued up at about 2:30 when the '53 footage starts:
...
04-22-19, 10:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 488
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Not much to go on here, but ID?

I'm intrigued by this little number on my local CL.

I see racing geometry, no fender eyelets, wraparound seat stay, nice work around the dropouts, and an unusually simple fork crown.
Full...
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