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05-28-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 439
Posted By Chr0m0ly

I donít think youíll get objective reasons...

I donít think youíll get objective reasons without knowing the model and approximate year.

...but if itís a touring Cannondale get it while itís available. :thumb:
05-25-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 689
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Working in the motorcycle industry I saw this...

Working in the motorcycle industry I saw this kind of thing a lot. Tires degrade with age and use, slowly. So you donít notice. No one changes from new tire to another new tire, so almost anything...
05-24-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 2,310
Views: 745,538
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Thank you, that means a lot to hear. As...

Thank you, that means a lot to hear.

As Iíve gotten more and more into this hobby, Iíve been seeing the bicycle more as a means, not an end. :o
My mechanics background had me concentrating on...
05-23-20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 8,861
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Bah, you can still push your bike youíre not...

Bah, you can still push your bike youíre not riding rough enough stuff! :thumb:
...
05-23-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 8,861
Posted By Chr0m0ly

waaait a minute... long chain stays move the...

waaait a minute...
long chain stays move the center of mass forward, not backward. The shorter the chainstays are, the more you unweight the front wheel, and have to muscle forward to prevent...
05-22-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 968
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Congratulations to your son! :beer:

Congratulations to your son! :beer:
05-21-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,540
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Itís like deja vu all over again... I think...

Itís like deja vu all over again...

I think the buyer should recognize that there is no package, and it is simple he that opens.


...
05-21-20, 01:53 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,895
Posted By Chr0m0ly

I have, maybe seven or eight bikes Iíd like to...

I have, maybe seven or eight bikes Iíd like to send on to new homes, but theyíre in Chicago.

Iím in school, and my wifeís a musician.When everything went remote we were urged to evacuate to MI....
05-21-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 968
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Youíve been dragged through the crap to the...

Youíve been dragged through the crap to the bottom, before I added the most recent participants.
05-21-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 968
Posted By Chr0m0ly

You Sir, have been added to the List Oí Crap....

You Sir, have been added to the List Oí Crap. :giver:
05-21-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 968
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Your application has been reviewed and your...

Your application has been reviewed and your letter of acceptance is in the mail.
05-21-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 968
Posted By Chr0m0ly

It looks like we have enough people to send it...

It looks like we have enough people to send it out, and Reco Very looks ready to take some crap 👍

Lets unleash the box 📦 Oí💩!
Forum: Foo
05-20-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,243
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Ever use one of these 70ís electric woks? They...

Ever use one of these 70ís electric woks? They have a flat bottom, but they work better than they have any right to. When I was in a small apartment with an electric range I used my momís old counter...
05-20-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,171
Posted By Chr0m0ly

I donít know if youíll get an answer, this is a...

I donít know if youíll get an answer, this is a two year old post :-)

But here are some P-clamp links, you need to know the diameter of tubing you want to clamp onto. P-clamps have a lot of uses,...
05-20-20, 07:01 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,895
Posted By Chr0m0ly

New York ran out of bicycles

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/18/nyregion/bike-shortage-coronavirus.amp.html

ďThe United States is facing a shortage of bicycles as anxiety over public transportation and a desire to exercise...
05-19-20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 968
Posted By Chr0m0ly

<HUMANS> YOU HAVE BEEN INCORPORATED INTO THE...

<HUMANS>
YOU HAVE BEEN INCORPORATED INTO THE CONTAINER OF REFUSE

~BY YOUR COMMAND~

...
05-19-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 29,451
Posted By Chr0m0ly

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1218x823/d56dbc0c_a150_4427_866f_749805cba03c_f6c28ab8ddf099d6a49bf61e8e57ef1fc95fca57.jpeg



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05-19-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 968
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Vy byli dobavleny v spisok konteinerov dlya...

Vy byli dobavleny v spisok konteinerov dlya ekskrementov.
Replies: 16
Views: 428
Posted By Chr0m0ly

I donít often agree with hanging bikes up as art,...

I donít often agree with hanging bikes up as art, but that sounds like a perfect place for this one.
05-18-20, 11:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 968
Posted By Chr0m0ly

And so it is done! :cheers:

And so it is done!
:cheers:
05-18-20, 08:43 PM
Replies: 56,276
Views: 8,017,777
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Oh I know, I have line on an early International,...

Oh I know, I have line on an early International, stamped drop outs and all!

I wasnít trying to say straight gauge and stamped is always a bad thing, just that itís what this biked looked like. I...
Replies: 16
Views: 428
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Wasnít me! LOL, interesting bike, and Iím glad to...

Wasnít me! LOL, interesting bike, and Iím glad to see someone else had a similar ride! Thanks for the clarification on the non-reynolds sticker, and the info.

That green paint is EXCELLENT!
05-18-20, 07:45 PM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 90,107
Posted By Chr0m0ly

The 8th Edition of the BOC is up!

Crandress,
A Very happy retirement to you, Sir. A huge thank you for the tutelage and initiation into the hallowed halls of Crapmanship.

The eighth edition of the BOC can be found here: ...
05-18-20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 968
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Box O' Crap, Series Eight

I am the new Crap Master. I am a children's therapist in the real world which I hope won't be applicable to my new honorific. I think I can handle this, but we shall see! For the general record of...
05-18-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,528
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Iíd put a unicantor CMX on that build, weighs...

Iíd put a unicantor CMX on that build, weighs nothing and surprisingly comfy, you know, like, for my butt anyway. :D
05-18-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 415
Posted By Chr0m0ly

It was here, ...

It was here,
https://vintagecannondale.com/catalog/ads/

:thumb: (https://vintagecannondale.com/catalog/ads/)
05-18-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 415
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Was it this?...

Was it this? https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/576x723/45e8c1c2_5f7c_436f_8625_93260c69afb7_136bc2289790e3f023d1a1f56de6b2d619debb0c.jpeg
1988
Replies: 16
Views: 428
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Argentina made Reynolds 531?

https://detroit.craigslist.org/wyn/bik/d/westland-s-70-80s-vintage-road-bike/7114632972.html

Iím ďacademicallyĒ curious as to the value of this bike in Detroit. Itís too small for me, not small...
05-18-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 56,276
Views: 8,017,777
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Good call, I put it here because itís 2 sizes too...

Good call, I put it here because itís 2 sizes too small for me, and I thought someone else might be interested. The chromed lugs are pretty. 🙂
05-18-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 56,276
Views: 8,017,777
Posted By Chr0m0ly

What is it?

https://detroit.craigslist.org/wyn/bik/d/westland-s-70-80s-vintage-road-bike/7114632972.html

Argentina built?
reynolds 531 with stamped drop outs?

...
05-17-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,104
Posted By Chr0m0ly

I posted it down in the Covid19 thread somwhere,...

I posted it down in the Covid19 thread somwhere, but it would be fun if it were on a tv show 😀
05-17-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,021
Posted By Chr0m0ly

upper west side

upper west side
05-17-20, 04:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,104
Posted By Chr0m0ly

My wife fronts a band, and we made this video for...

My wife fronts a band, and we made this video for one of her songs...

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=R6Z-ZuFuJMU
05-17-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,021
Posted By Chr0m0ly

You bet! I took it for its first warm weather...

You bet! I took it for its first warm weather ride yesterday. 70 degrees out and I could feel the air channels and ventilation working. Itís noticeably cooler than the $20 Schwinn lid I have....
05-17-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 2,258
Views: 421,397
Posted By Chr0m0ly

oh man!! Thatís beautiful! Mine was stolen last...

oh man!! Thatís beautiful! Mine was stolen last year but the paint was in similar minty condition, itís an awesome all rounder. Those frames have a 10 7 10mm down tube and are a really nice balance...
05-17-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 341
Posted By Chr0m0ly

I had a whole post with that picture...? But...

I had a whole post with that picture...?

But I wanted to ask how wide a tire you can fit on your frame, I have the same bike and size (24Ē?) with 27x1 1/4 tires with plenty of fender clearance and...
05-17-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 341
Posted By Chr0m0ly

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/7fffb353_26ff_414c_977e_5865778baa83_de4d93f9328b519da82e649eabbe0e7a8305ad1d.jpeg
05-17-20, 01:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 349
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Right?! Same here, Normally a bike that canít...

Right?!
Same here, Normally a bike that canít carry a snack and a sweater wonít turn my head, and Iíll take luggs over fillets too, but wowzer! That think looks fast just sittiní there. And the...
05-17-20, 01:17 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,258
Posted By Chr0m0ly

They couldnít. The Ď85 treks had the chainstay...

They couldnít. The Ď85 treks had the chainstay bridge molded into the BB lug. It looks like the same lug was used for all the bikes, and if it was designed to clear a tire with 41.5cm chainstays itís...
05-16-20, 08:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,589
Posted By Chr0m0ly

This thread took an awesome turn.

This thread took an awesome turn.
05-16-20, 08:18 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,379
Posted By Chr0m0ly

In my photo above is my Ď83 Trek 720. Itís...

In my photo above is my Ď83 Trek 720. Itís wearing 27x1 1/4Ē rubber under full fenders. At some point Iíll pull the fenders, install some 700c wheels and see how far down that rabbit hole goes.
...
05-16-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,379
Posted By Chr0m0ly

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1440x1080/928a75d4_8d6c_436a_b10c_12913b7ec351_4ba567066476dc11213bda8ade5a7683914d00d4.jpeg
I find the full on touring bikes to be plenty...
05-15-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 10,677
Posted By Chr0m0ly

I was searching for a Lotus eclair and I found...

I was searching for a Lotus eclair and I found another Pro Aero for sale in NYC, heís asking 950.00

...
05-15-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,675
Posted By Chr0m0ly

I have a gyes, it is thick leather, and like...

I have a gyes, it is thick leather, and like others have mentioned, rock hard. Iím stubborn, itíll break in eventually. I believe itís ďcorrectedĒ leather, and had the top grain polished off, it...
05-15-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 895
Posted By Chr0m0ly

You might find you can fit a 28 in the front, if...

You might find you can fit a 28 in the front, if not the rear, that would help with the ride.
05-15-20, 12:58 AM
Replies: 56,276
Views: 8,017,777
Posted By Chr0m0ly

The frames are the same in each category, Road...

The frames are the same in each category, Road frames, crit frames, and ST frames. The difference is components, yes, but also fork steel. High end got Tange Chromo, mid tier Mangalloy, and some...
05-13-20, 09:34 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,915
Posted By Chr0m0ly

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/ea128ec0_cb42_4559_90dd_62feae0f892e_c45c9757771790d87ffe9287d740baf73047b945.jpeg...
05-13-20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 13,710
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Also ďnever have I everĒ 🙂 Every once in a...

Also ďnever have I everĒ 🙂

Every once in a while someone will post about a dealer wheeling an old Trek or a Lotus or something out from a back room, dusts it off and asks for 200 bucks for it, and...
05-13-20, 08:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 260
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Fixed it 🍻😉

Fixed it 🍻😉
05-13-20, 08:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 693
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Also... (I seem to have many alsoís) itís...

Also... (I seem to have many alsoís) itís interesting that I read a lot that the 531CS tubing, which has 531 main tubes and Chromo fork and stays is often said to have 501 fork and stays since that...
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