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08-21-19, 08:09 PM
Replies: 27
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Posted By Charliekeet

We (wife, kids, and I) have a variety of bottles,...

We (wife, kids, and I) have a variety of bottles, including some Polar and Camelbak insulated bottles, which are a little big, but sure keep things cool and hold a lot. I have a smaller non-insulated...
Replies: 18
Views: 1,633
Posted By Charliekeet

Thats one of the coolest bikes for a kid Iíve...

Thats one of the coolest bikes for a kid Iíve ever seen! I have a 1st-gen SR that I also have set up with flat bars and I did 28s as well; it was tight though. No way i could get fenders on mine....
07-31-19, 06:06 PM
Replies: 17,606
Views: 2,731,890
Posted By Charliekeet

Lol!! Classic I also like how the ad details...

Lol!! Classic

I also like how the ad details say this bike has a 32Ē frame :eek:
Replies: 8
Views: 676
Posted By Charliekeet

Well, we need pictures, showing all components,...

Well, we need pictures, showing all components, to give a year and value opinion, but if itís a Bianchi made from Japanese steel (Ishiwata tubing), itís certainly worth $20 or more :)
Replies: 3
Views: 396
Posted By Charliekeet

Nah, no relation to the French oil company /...

Nah, no relation to the French oil company / frequent motor racing team sponsor.
Replies: 28
Views: 6,710
Posted By Charliekeet

... nor does it change the fact that this dude...

... nor does it change the fact that this dude resurrected an 8-year-old thread about this thing. And is able to judge strength based on how light something is? :p
Replies: 19
Views: 897
Posted By Charliekeet

Right, there is certainly value in spending the...

Right, there is certainly value in spending the time to learn and familiarize yourself with a cheap bike, as it makes you more capable when you come across a better project. As others have said,...
Replies: 10
Views: 698
Posted By Charliekeet

Yum, and that oneís frame is ďfillet braisedĒ -...

Yum, and that oneís frame is ďfillet braisedĒ - delicious! ;)
07-17-19, 04:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 536
Posted By Charliekeet

So don't leave us in suspense: whatís the...

So don't leave us in suspense: whatís the difference?
Replies: 4
Views: 419
Posted By Charliekeet

I sold a mostly black one in rougher shape than...

I sold a mostly black one in rougher shape than that last year for $15 and it took a bit. So more than that, but not a ton, as others have said.
06-19-19, 06:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,476
Posted By Charliekeet

Definitely put smoother, thinner tires on that GT...

Definitely put smoother, thinner tires on that GT and lock out (or at least tighten up) the fork damper and it wonít rise so Ďbigí. I love commuter/grocery getter mtbs set up like this.
06-11-19, 08:28 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,799
Posted By Charliekeet

Hmm, I was with you up until that part of your...

Hmm, I was with you up until that part of your post. During the times you mention, there was plenty of immoral, indecent, corrupt, violent, horrific behavior (and that was apparently despite the fact...
06-11-19, 06:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 256
Posted By Charliekeet

Iíd ask in the Classic & Vintage forum.

Iíd ask in the Classic & Vintage forum.
06-07-19, 07:03 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,019
Posted By Charliekeet

Oak is nice... :thumb:

Oak is nice...
:thumb:
06-06-19, 12:51 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,163
Posted By Charliekeet

I have a Cannondale SR900 from 1985 that I plan...

I have a Cannondale SR900 from 1985 that I plan to keep. It just works for me, which surprised me cause Iíve had other (vintage and modern) aluminum bikes and havenít liked them as much as the steel...
06-06-19, 12:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,816
Posted By Charliekeet

Wow! That is terrific.

Wow! That is terrific.
05-31-19, 09:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,015
Posted By Charliekeet

Thats how I got into it too, sort of. I find that...

Thats how I got into it too, sort of. I find that every bike is a learning experience (even if a PoS that you end up passing on just to get it out of your sight ;) ), as are all of the...
05-20-19, 11:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,487
Posted By Charliekeet

Iíd take the Cannondale first. Newer, more modern...

Iíd take the Cannondale first. Newer, more modern shifting would likely be better on a long ride especially if inexperienced. (And I have both downtube and brifter, steel and aluminum.) Thatís a...
05-16-19, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 697
Posted By Charliekeet

ChrisJr, if you let us know what area youíre in,...

ChrisJr, if you let us know what area youíre in, sometimes people will send you local listings of a bike that would make sense and seems like it could be trusted for a certain budget. Let us know...
04-24-19, 07:07 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,451
Posted By Charliekeet

Why is [blank] so [blank]? Who thinks...

Why is [blank] so [blank]?

Who thinks [insert premise here] is [insert provocative judgment here]?!

Ugh.

So anyway, donít know that they are or are not, but I have a pair of Schwalbe Durano...
04-22-19, 09:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,167
Posted By Charliekeet

Ditto! :bang: :roflmao:

Ditto! :bang: :roflmao:
04-22-19, 07:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 331
Posted By Charliekeet

Does your cheap steel post have the diameter...

Does your cheap steel post have the diameter marked on it? I THINK I had a Fuji with this same tubing once, briefly, and i want to say it was 26.4...?

There is is some other frame I had from the...
04-06-19, 09:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,137
Posted By Charliekeet

Interesting, thank you.

Interesting, thank you.
04-06-19, 08:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,137
Posted By Charliekeet

Good to get detailed user impressions, thanks. ...

Good to get detailed user impressions, thanks.
But what is the the "smart tire" size concept you mentioned? Iím about your size and I would definitely have thought a 19.5Ē frame makes much more...
04-03-19, 07:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 981
Posted By Charliekeet

A literal, no for real, actual spit take of my...

A literal, no for real, actual spit take of my coffee this morning. Thanks! :lol:
04-03-19, 05:39 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,972
Posted By Charliekeet

Oh, it wasnít caustic toward you or your original...

Oh, it wasnít caustic toward you or your original post. Iím not a baby boomer.
04-01-19, 08:58 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,972
Posted By Charliekeet

I had a long & caustic answer prepared ... Iíll...

I had a long & caustic answer prepared ... Iíll just let it go and say idk, they likely have more disposable income? :foo:
Replies: 4
Views: 611
Posted By Charliekeet

Iím gonna say around $100, 125 is likely. Iíve...

Iím gonna say around $100, 125 is likely. Iíve sold older Cannondale than this, that look more like Cannondales, if you see what I mean, and gotten more than that even though they were older. This is...
03-16-19, 10:59 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,366
Posted By Charliekeet

Thanks for the suggestions!

Thanks for the suggestions!
03-15-19, 07:00 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,366
Posted By Charliekeet

yeah thanks, thatís what I was wondering, whether...

yeah thanks, thatís what I was wondering, whether those are still available. Mineís an Ď85 SR so if I do this Iíd need the same set i think. Iíd go that route rather than individual on the Bay I...
03-14-19, 06:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,366
Posted By Charliekeet

Thats gorgeous. Are you saying you canít purchase...

Thats gorgeous. Are you saying you canít purchase decals from anyone other than Cannondale now?
03-12-19, 05:22 PM
Replies: 17,606
Views: 2,731,890
Posted By Charliekeet

https://boston.craigslist.org/gbs/bop/d/newton-cen...

https://boston.craigslist.org/gbs/bop/d/newton-center-bridgestone-road-bike/6819892259.html

$300 for this trashed Bridgestone w/o wheels?
I know they have their following, but... am I being too...
02-12-19, 05:37 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 11,003
Posted By Charliekeet

Hmm. I get the joke youíre making, but Iím...

Hmm. I get the joke youíre making, but Iím unclear about whether you actually think my intentions are not pure?

Thatís the point: it should be possible to have a discussion about BSOs and offer...
02-12-19, 04:06 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 11,003
Posted By Charliekeet

Hey, would you stop doing that? Stop asserting...

Hey, would you stop doing that? Stop asserting that everyone who looks askance at crappy BSO bikes is commenting on the buyers of BSOs?
You are inferring, but that doesnít mean they are implying......
Replies: 11
Views: 896
Posted By Charliekeet

Seconding what Aubergine said. Itís 80s, and...

Seconding what Aubergine said. Itís 80s, and low-end, but with nice graphics and if 103 Carbolite frame, will ride nice and smoothly. Iíve had an Iseran and a P8 and they are not light, basic, but...
Replies: 12
Views: 989
Posted By Charliekeet

Cool little bike. That stem looks, uh, high? :eek:

Cool little bike. That stem looks, uh, high? :eek:
Replies: 3
Views: 534
Posted By Charliekeet

Well, if you search youíll get a bunch of threads...

Well, if you search youíll get a bunch of threads on these bikes. Idk lately, but 5 or so years ago when prices were higher for C&V all around, I sold my late-Ď71-constructed-sold-in-1972 green Super...
01-31-19, 07:28 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,036
Posted By Charliekeet

Ditto, I have those on a rigid mtb whose flat...

Ditto, I have those on a rigid mtb whose flat pedals are not up to my usual preference and they really are nice to have - donít get in the way, but provide some extra security and allows a vigorous...
01-31-19, 07:25 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,586
Posted By Charliekeet

Yes, something like 3 is a good mix for me...

Yes, something like 3 is a good mix for me without taking up too much space. One road, one mountain, then one hybrid or city type.

The problem for me is I keep tweaking each of my choices and then...
01-27-19, 03:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,036
Posted By Charliekeet

SPD on road bike, Odyssey Twisted PC bmx flats on...

SPD on road bike, Odyssey Twisted PC bmx flats on everything else.
01-16-19, 12:37 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,415
Posted By Charliekeet

My guess after making it through the manifesto is...

My guess after making it through the manifesto is that the OP is rightly annoyed by the stuff in point #3, re: finding a tube that works with the ďSchwinn deep-V aluminum rimĒ...

now that he...
Replies: 12
Views: 968
Posted By Charliekeet

I have an SR900 with a frame in similar condition...

I have an SR900 with a frame in similar condition as this paint. Iím riding it and will wait until after the winter so I can take my time doing it outside over a few days.

Iíve never repainted...
Replies: 14
Views: 891
Posted By Charliekeet

Ask at BMXmuseum and youíll get good info, and...

Ask at BMXmuseum and youíll get good info, and ask at VitalBMX too and youíll get owned by the kids, lol. But anyway, itís a nice mid-school example, not rare, made by Giant, and certainly closer to...
01-04-19, 04:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,659
Posted By Charliekeet

Oh, that shoelace suggestion is a good one for...

Oh, that shoelace suggestion is a good one for things like that! Thanks!
12-10-18, 05:39 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,489
Posted By Charliekeet

Agreed, and itís partly cause they also did a...

Agreed, and itís partly cause they also did a black seatposts & stem. That helps.
I have a red Cannondale with an all black singlespeed crankset and a black post, but at the moment I have
the...
12-09-18, 10:46 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,799
Posted By Charliekeet

Good thread: A looptail Mongoose for $1550: ...

Good thread:

A looptail Mongoose for $1550:
https://boston.craigslist.org/gbs/bik/d/1984-mongoose-californian-bmx/6763670633.html

https://images.craigslist.org/01212_lIKaXbxUyND_1200x900.jpg
...
12-09-18, 08:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,036
Posted By Charliekeet

And ďyourĒ [sic] rude! Did you understand...

And ďyourĒ [sic] rude!

Did you understand the response re: the number of gear ratios you actually have, or did you just presume that you were correct when you wrote that (the line about Math 101,...
12-07-18, 09:11 PM
Replies: 17,606
Views: 2,731,890
Posted By Charliekeet

Amazing! Go West, young man, for twice the number...

Amazing! Go West, young man, for twice the number of trashed, lazily-presented vintage road bikes.
12-07-18, 07:27 PM
Replies: 17,606
Views: 2,731,890
Posted By Charliekeet

Juuust a tad optimistic: ...

Juuust a tad optimistic:

https://boston.craigslist.org/gbs/bop/d/21-puch-bike-frame/6759368016.html
12-07-18, 04:50 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,718
Posted By Charliekeet

Can you elaborate on that? Interested in your...

Can you elaborate on that? Interested in your experience cause my wife has been tiring of carrying everything in a backpack or messenger bag, and we just put in a rack with the intent of buying...
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