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03-29-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,193
Posted By CoffeedrinkerNC

Another, I did not need to follow the rules, but...

Another, I did not need to follow the rules, but the cagers must...
03-29-20, 04:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 142
Posted By CyclesMakaron

Eddy Merckx signature 1980-1981

Yesterday I celebrated the 40th anniversary of the opening of the coolest bicycle factory in history - Eddy Merckx Cycling in Meise. On March 28th, 1980 the story began :) admittedly it was Friday,...
03-28-20, 06:06 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,193
Posted By Road Fan

A few of the responses amount to, "if they want...

A few of the responses amount to, "if they want to be angry at me, let them, it doesn't matter once they drive away." But it does, in terms of the potential for that anger being vented against other...
03-27-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,193
Posted By Maelochs

Two points: First, always take...

Two points:

First, always take responsibility. if you choose to run a stop sign, own it. If someone yells, though .... disown it.

Which is point two---there will always be people complaining...
03-27-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,016
Posted By jreeves

Late 1984 Raleigh Competition

Mostly stock, not high end, but my "blingiest".

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03-27-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,193
Posted By bikecrate

Funny flip side. I got a compliment from a cop...

Funny flip side. I got a compliment from a cop for not running a red light. He said that I was the first cyclist he has seen that waited for a red light.

To the OP...I am a little disturbed you...
03-27-20, 05:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 194
Posted By qclabrat

good point, a NW chainring will still be cheaper...

good point, a NW chainring will still be cheaper than a new crank and BB.
You could even experiment with oval rings if that's your thing. I have one bike with an oval ring, and I like it, but not...
03-27-20, 04:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 675
Posted By indyfabz

It helps to read all post before responding. With...

It helps to read all post before responding. With a few exceptions, 50í to 60í from end of tie is most like not going to be on railroad property. However, itís quite possible that they are on private...
03-27-20, 04:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 194
Posted By DeadGrandpa

I have about the same amount of drive train...

I have about the same amount of drive train knowledge, and I am aware of a "narrow-wide" protocol in the 1x version that prevents interchange of chains and chain rings from 1x to 2x or 3x.
03-26-20, 08:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,193
Posted By Doug64

A stop sign is a stop stop sign. I live in Oregon...

A stop sign is a stop stop sign. I live in Oregon and I still stop for stop signs. You were wrong and you blame the person who calls you on it:)
03-26-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 593
Posted By Ride Bianchi

37 years later, I finally rode my dream bike

Back in high school, I used to dream of owning a '84 Bianchi Super Leggera. I memorized every detail about it from the Bianchi catalog I had picked up at Happy Handlebars on the eastside of...
03-26-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,193
Posted By Retro Grouch

Sometimes the best response is no response.

Sometimes the best response is no response.
03-26-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 486
Posted By grizzly59

SnapOff has one you can buy wih a payment plan

SnapOff has one you can buy wih a payment plan
03-26-20, 06:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 675
Posted By skidder

Definitely a no-no. Railroad right-of-ways are...

Definitely a no-no. Railroad right-of-ways are private property, except where public streets & sidewalks cross them. And railroad companies have their own police departments (federally licensed)...
03-26-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,193
Posted By indyfabz

Actions can have consequences.

Actions can have consequences.
03-26-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 299
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...
03-26-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 675
Posted By Unca_Sam

Railroads are designed to be used by trains. If...

Railroads are designed to be used by trains. If you have no above grade crossings, you are at least trespassing. If there are any above grade crossings or bridges, you'll be risking your life.
Use a...
03-26-20, 04:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 486
Posted By big chainring

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This thread reminded me.... If you lose your wind up key to your toy...
03-26-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 486
Posted By Chombi1

Usually called a "gear puller" in the auto...

Usually called a "gear puller" in the auto world....
03-26-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 201
Posted By DaveSSS

One solution is to install an inline cable...

One solution is to install an inline cable tension adjuster. Another solution is to deliberately turn the low limit screw in by a half turn or more, then pull the cable tight, tighten the clamp...
03-26-20, 09:06 AM
03-26-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 731
Posted By Deal4Fuji

Is that a quill stem in your pocket or are you...

Is that a quill stem in your pocket or are you just happy to see me :)

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Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-20, 06:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,045
Posted By mercator

I'm going to go out on a limb here and conclude...

I'm going to go out on a limb here and conclude that you don't do much skiing or swimming...:rolleyes:
03-26-20, 01:18 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,471
Posted By merziac

The old and the new, the ying and the yang, the good, bad and the ugly, you decide.

ADDENDUM

So it may be time for pitchforks and such.

Andy did not build this but it was done with his help, input, guidance, special parts, sauce and his full blessing.

Dave Levy of TiCycles...
03-25-20, 09:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 731
Posted By RobbieTunes

It's a C&V spring....

Ate my first bug of the year.
03-25-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 633
Posted By squirtdad

truthfully I don't see this as problem, why add...

truthfully I don't see this as problem, why add rule if not needed?? IMHO, YMMV doesn't matter as long as your ride :)
03-25-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 633
Posted By cb400bill

I'm involved. When I'm looking for parts I...

I'm involved.

When I'm looking for parts I look at the thread titles. If i don't see what I'm looking for I move on. A thread titled something vague like "Suntour parts" or "lots of tires" isn't...
03-25-20, 05:01 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,009
Posted By RobbieTunes

+1. Me, too. Not sure I can play this...

+1. Me, too.

Not sure I can play this particular game, though. Already a bit down that road.
03-24-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 235
Posted By niliraga

shims! i love it - and given the purely...

shims! i love it - and given the purely low-energy, recreational mission here I'm not ruling it out yet...
Forum: Foo
03-23-20, 08:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 339
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Lived in Ohio from 1973-1975 started school there...

Lived in Ohio from 1973-1975 started school there in a Cleveland suburb called Lakewood. Cruised through Ohio a couple of years ago on my way to Pittsburgh to ride the GAP trail. I lived in...
03-23-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,068
Posted By lostronin

Merlin Cycles for Shimano

Merlin Cycles for Shimano
03-23-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,163
Posted By Slightspeed

Not about the bike, but my brother got me this...

Not about the bike, but my brother got me this Jersey/cap combo for Christmas. Its not a true replica, but at least is a remembrance of a fun movie. As junior racers back in the day, "Breaking Away"...
03-23-20, 08:01 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,009
Posted By seypat

Awesome especially if the picture was darker so I...

Awesome especially if the picture was darker so I couldn't make out the brand. The one I drool over, that I would die for, is a --------------. :roflmao2:
03-23-20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 594
Posted By steelbikeguy

I recall that IBM PC's were running around $2000...

I recall that IBM PC's were running around $2000 or so back in the early or mid 80's. Two floppy drives, or if you had cash to burn, you could get a hard drive!! Pretty exotic stuff for the day,...
03-23-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,009
Posted By JohnDThompson

Well, pretty much all modern bikes are ugly,...

Well, pretty much all modern bikes are ugly, aren't they? :innocent:
03-23-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,009
Posted By Mr. 66

Lighten up! ...

Lighten up!
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03-23-20, 04:46 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,009
Posted By P!N20

Must be ugly if they kept the lights off :D

Must be ugly if they kept the lights off :D
03-22-20, 08:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 607
Posted By xiaoman1

Lemond Team Club for a Song

It's not pretty but I have been looking for one of these for a while and when this one popped up on CL...well?
The photos on the site were not the best and it appeared a little rough, I could see...
03-22-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,163
Posted By Mad Honk

Jan, I am just revisiting this thread. Those...

Jan,
I am just revisiting this thread. Those were Detto's and if you look closely they didn't have the cleats attached. He struggled with cleats so they filmed without them. Gary on the other hand...
03-22-20, 05:28 PM
Replies: 634
Views: 60,783
Posted By fooferdoggie

got to love pot shops ...

got to love pot shops

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03-22-20, 05:11 PM
Replies: 634
Views: 60,783
Posted By droppedandlost

sharkbox ...

sharkbox

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03-22-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7,609
Views: 2,152,262
Posted By chainwhip

Nice! Road's calling!! :thumb:

Nice!
Road's calling!! :thumb:
Forum: Foo
03-22-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 339
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Mission Accomplished

Just disinfected everything


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Forum: Foo
03-22-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 241
Posted By chewybrian

No,no, I mean using that road, any time, not you!...

No,no, I mean using that road, any time, not you! I mean I would freak out if I had to drive that road at that speed, as I don't trust anyone on the road.
Forum: Foo
03-22-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 241
Posted By Hondo Gravel

look closer I am at a complete stop on the side...

look closer I am at a complete stop on the side of the road thank you 😊
Forum: Foo
03-22-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 241
Posted By Hondo Gravel

The mission part 1

Iím going in


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03-22-20, 08:00 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,522
Posted By embankmentlb

Your bike turned out super nice! I really like...

Your bike turned out super nice! I really like that blue color.
Attached is the the original team bike. We picked the colors to stand out in the peloton. To make things worse most of the team added...
Forum: Introductions
03-22-20, 12:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 363
Posted By ooga-booga

the dark art of sarcasm still doesn't translate...

the dark art of sarcasm still doesn't translate well on these forums. you have been warned.
Forum: Introductions
03-22-20, 12:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 363
Posted By 02Giant

Beware of carbon bikes, they assplode. :)

Beware of carbon bikes, they assplode. :)
03-21-20, 09:20 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,522
Posted By jethin

Man, I didnít make it through the whole thread...

Man, I didnít make it through the whole thread (Iíve had more wine than you) but it sounds like you did a proper restoration based on love of the game. For that I salute you. Still, I wonder if the...
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