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08-29-19, 04:45 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,636
Posted By Bandera

Your "professor" has apparently never been on a...

Your "professor" has apparently never been on a bicycle as an adult, has no concept of what a "delay on bike travel" actually is much less how to grade a course project on "reducing it" and has Zero...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-19, 03:46 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,508
Posted By Bandera

Endurance is a function of seat time, not bike...

Endurance is a function of seat time, not bike weight.
Want greater endurance?
Go for longer rides.

-Bandera
Forum: Foo
08-22-19, 05:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,699
Posted By Bandera

For those less inclined to go for rumor,...

For those less inclined to go for rumor, mis-information, fear , or just baseless BF twaddle there is always Consumer Reports:
...
Forum: Foo
08-21-19, 02:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,699
Posted By Bandera

Congratulations, that is the most rumor ridden,...

Congratulations, that is the most rumor ridden, incorrect, fear-mongered and lack of direct experience "review" of any kitchen tech I've ever read.
Completely reinforces a well deserved Ignore.
...
08-20-19, 12:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,896
Posted By Bandera

Try this: Find a relatively flat 1 mile stretch...

Try this: Find a relatively flat 1 mile stretch of decent pavement and ride it as hard and fast as you possibly can sprinting all-out for an imaginary finish line at the end.
Were you 1)"on the...
08-20-19, 08:56 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,286
Posted By Bandera

It is indeed and like cross-dressing in the '70's...

It is indeed and like cross-dressing in the '70's once frowned upon by some but now quite common and simply no big deal anymore, except in College Station.

-Bandera
08-16-19, 01:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,202
Posted By Bandera

The original and genuine "Schwinn" was in...

The original and genuine "Schwinn" was in business from 1895-1992, they don't "allow" anything to happen anymore and haven't for quite some time.
Is this news?

-Bandera
08-13-19, 05:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,761
Posted By Bandera

Who mentioned disc brakes? Is this the same old...

Who mentioned disc brakes?
Is this the same old tired dead horse you're beating once more yet again?
Did "going fast is stupid", "you are wasting $ on cycling kit" and "only recumbents are...
08-13-19, 02:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,672
Posted By Bandera

I thought that Lawton OK was permanently...

I thought that Lawton OK was permanently enveloped in a foul choking miasma of diesel fumes, windblown grit and pesticide over-spray.
"Fresh air" in Lawton?
I did simply not know that existed....
08-12-19, 10:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,033
Posted By Bandera

He's a Fixie Rebel "See the way he rides his...

He's a Fixie Rebel

"See the way he rides his Fixie down the street
Watch the way he tries to find his feet
My, he holds his head up high
When he goes skidding by, he's my guy
When he holds my...
08-12-19, 09:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,033
Posted By Bandera

"Please accept my resignation. I don't care to...

"Please accept my resignation. I don't care to belong to any club that will have me as a member."

-Groucho Marx
Forum: Touring
08-12-19, 08:22 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,112
Posted By Bandera

Our favorite Tall Tale was "The Legend of Big...

Our favorite Tall Tale was "The Legend of Big Miles Jimmy".

On Saturday winter base miles rides as a club Jimmy, a noted TT specialist and wit, would continue on at our turnaround point and ride...
08-11-19, 07:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,202
Posted By Bandera

Yep, Got It! :thumb: One succinct sentence to...

Yep, Got It! :thumb:
One succinct sentence to the Point is always a pertinent, valuable and welcome response to a BF C&V query.
A maundering unreadable screed that's most likely "copy 'n paste"...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-19, 11:08 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 14,207
Posted By Bandera

New styles of Sock Puppet are emerging in the 41...

New styles of Sock Puppet are emerging in the 41 to Troll the Pond:

We've had the Athletic-Sock, purporting to be astonishingly fit and oh-so Fast.
The Ankle-Sock, posing as an utter newbie awash...
08-08-19, 08:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,831
Posted By Bandera

It was SOP when road bikes had horizontal...

It was SOP when road bikes had horizontal dropouts to strip off the derail drive-train and convert to FG for winter base miles training.
Light and lively classic road race bikes are excellent...
08-08-19, 09:18 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,116
Posted By Bandera

Isn't that Fred Mertz, Ethyl's husband?

Isn't that Fred Mertz, Ethyl's husband?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-19, 06:09 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 14,207
Posted By Bandera

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/450x450/trolling_d1b26b0fe94c3600288a2624e2b3858f7e4b99b6.jpeg
08-06-19, 05:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,523
Posted By Bandera

When I went through the Chicago factory school...

When I went through the Chicago factory school for Schwinn Approved mechanic certification in the '70's we were shown the proper technique using the two 10mm Weinmann open/closed brake wrenches to...
08-06-19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 15,794
Posted By Bandera

Not impressive at all, just a Serial Sock making...

Not impressive at all, just a Serial Sock making a disagreeable noise waiting for the hook to set yet again once more.
BF is rife with Sock Puppets Trolling away. Thanks mods for your thankless work...
08-06-19, 01:13 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 15,794
Posted By Bandera

Yep, Banned before the Ignore. Well done Mods....

Yep, Banned before the Ignore.
Well done Mods. :thumb:

https://www.bikeforums.net/21062964-post981.html

-Bandera
08-06-19, 06:03 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,451
Posted By Bandera

Oddly enough cycling is a pedaling sport. "Back...

Oddly enough cycling is a pedaling sport. "Back when" getting new club cyclists on fixed gears early in their careers for winter base miles was considered crucial in developing Supplesse, the supple...
08-01-19, 05:18 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,790
Posted By Bandera

I raced mine in Crits and road races when new and...

I raced mine in Crits and road races when new and rode my !st 'Cross on race it with never a thought that it was "ponderous" handling, but then again mine has been on a flat table, in the fork jig...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-19, 11:15 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 33,476
Posted By Bandera

SRAM: Simply Refuses Any Movement

SRAM: Simply Refuses Any Movement
08-01-19, 06:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,498
Posted By Bandera

No.

No.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-19, 04:54 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 20,336
Posted By Bandera

How to Troll in the BF 41: 1) Design a Sock...

How to Troll in the BF 41:

1) Design a Sock Puppet to be as disagreeable as possible. A Bloated Narcissistic Wind Bag or a Clueless Mean Old Coot are always good choices.
B) Find a topic to post...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-19, 02:02 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 20,336
Posted By Bandera

As I have said in a recent thread: The 41 is...

As I have said in a recent thread:

The 41 is a wide, deep and fertile pond for Trolling. Unfortunately the 41-pond is overstocked with an inedible invasive species, the Sock Puppet.

What little...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-19, 06:57 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 20,336
Posted By Bandera

And yet another Ignore: Debo3osu -Bandera

And yet another Ignore: Debo3osu

-Bandera
07-29-19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,866
Posted By Bandera

Yet another miraculous breakthrough by Placebo...

Yet another miraculous breakthrough by Placebo Laboratories, makers of "The Fat-Off Pill".


-Bandera
07-29-19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 11,540
Posted By Bandera

Are you saying that Zeus killed Rodale like he...

Are you saying that Zeus killed Rodale like he whacked Phaethon, Icarus and possibly Paul Castellano?
I did not know that.

-Bandera
07-29-19, 12:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,227
Posted By Bandera

Might as well remove the clamp, polish it up and...

Might as well remove the clamp, polish it up and turn it into a C&V Tie-Tack: Classy & Unique. :thumb:

-Bandera
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-19, 08:19 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 33,476
Posted By Bandera

Unfortunately the 41-pond is overstocked with an...

Unfortunately the 41-pond is overstocked with an inedible invasive species, the Sock Puppet.

-Bandera
07-28-19, 04:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,227
Posted By Bandera

Good guess. :thumb: Huret Jubille derailleurs...

Good guess. :thumb:
Huret Jubille derailleurs were light and as fragile as that were "pretty"with the front derail famous for flexy indifferent/balky shifting and a vague indifferent rear derail....
07-26-19, 03:03 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 11,540
Posted By Bandera

Speaking of Manhattans I have recently improved...

Speaking of Manhattans I have recently improved to my taste on the classic recipe by substituting Knob Creek Rye whiskey for the Evan Williams Bottled in Bond Bourbon that I've used for cocktails and...
07-26-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 11,540
Posted By Bandera

Agree. Those choices for many of us are not a...

Agree. Those choices for many of us are not a sudden revelation or atonement for past missteps but part of a lifestyle that was out of the mainstream decades ago but with some beneficial consequences...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-19, 01:49 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 33,476
Posted By Bandera

Thanks for the reminder and heartfelt stylistic...

Thanks for the reminder and heartfelt stylistic homage.

And yet another Ignore: hazetguy

-Bandera
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-19, 01:00 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 33,476
Posted By Bandera

And yet another Ignore: MyTi -Bandera

And yet another Ignore: MyTi

-Bandera
07-26-19, 09:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,338
Posted By Bandera

Sell the bike, and buy one that fits. Trying to...

Sell the bike, and buy one that fits.
Trying to "fix" a bike that's the wrong size is a waste of time, $$$ and effort .

-Bandera
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-19, 06:01 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 33,476
Posted By Bandera

Make sure that a can of "noodle soup" is...

Make sure that a can of "noodle soup" is prominently visible in your pic to prove authenticity.

-Bandera
07-25-19, 08:00 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 11,540
Posted By Bandera

Get off your Lawn too?

Get off your Lawn too?
07-25-19, 05:24 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,300
Posted By Bandera

I'm still sticking with: Sidewalks are for...

I'm still sticking with:

Sidewalks are for pedestrians, bicycles being vehicles belong in the roadway or on a MUP.

-Bandera
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-19, 01:48 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 33,476
Posted By Bandera

All three of those "guys" are actually long...

All three of those "guys" are actually long serving felony inmates at the Julia Tutwiler Prison for Women located in Wetumpka, AL who have now had their internet privileges revoked for posing as...
07-23-19, 04:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,196
Posted By Bandera

My '74 Internat'l was the 1st bike that I raced...

My '74 Internat'l was the 1st bike that I raced 'Cross on and was in the pits as a back-up after getting a proper 'Cross race bike.
It's been down more lousy back-roads in the last 45 years than...
07-23-19, 01:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,196
Posted By Bandera

When I was racing 'Cross the Italian Alan frames,...

When I was racing 'Cross the Italian Alan frames, sold under several marques, were state of the art.
Very light & easy to shoulder/run with, compliant and nimble handling w/ good mud clearance they...
07-22-19, 06:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,307
Posted By Bandera

Call when the functional prototype has 10,000...

Call when the functional prototype has 10,000 flawless miles on it and all of your patents have been approved.
Otherwise: It's a combination of Hot Air and yet another answer to a question that no...
07-22-19, 01:15 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,137
Posted By Bandera

Heisenberg was a dismal time trialist, an even...

Heisenberg was a dismal time trialist, an even worse climber and had the no sprint while Kant descended with all of the bike handling skill and elan of an erratic neurotic gerbil.
I'd not want...
07-22-19, 11:42 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,526
Posted By Bandera

Fantasy. "Investing" in old bicycles to make a...

Fantasy.
"Investing" in old bicycles to make a "profit"? :twitchy:
Might as well get some hours as a door greeter at Wally-Mart: no wasted time or $ invested, you can stand in the AC and you get a...
07-20-19, 02:34 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,300
Posted By Bandera

Sidewalks are for pedestrians, bicycles being...

Sidewalks are for pedestrians, bicycles being vehicles belong in the roadway or on a MUP.

-Bandera
07-19-19, 04:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,825
Posted By Bandera

Does anyone else remember the social history of...

Does anyone else remember the social history of the period in question when demand for "10 Speed" bikes was extraordinary in the US, labor unrest in the UK was high and well organized while the...
07-18-19, 06:00 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,137
Posted By Bandera

I eat the same traditional Gulf Coast diet that...

I eat the same traditional Gulf Coast diet that my ancestors have for centuries by cooking most of our own meals at home.
My great grandmother would recognize what we put on the table, and probably...
07-17-19, 10:56 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,662
Posted By Bandera

I wouldn't be surprised if spontaneous civil...

I wouldn't be surprised if spontaneous civil disobedience occurs all over urban areas infested with discarded e-scooters by citizens taking direct action to take back our streets and sidewalks....
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