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Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 2,074
Posted By big john

I used to be able to click on a link and the...

I used to be able to click on a link and the picture would show up here or wherever I put it. Now, the best I can do is place the link, not the picture.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 2,074
Posted By big john

Ever since photobucket started charging for their...

Ever since photobucket started charging for their service they put restrictions on those of us who signed up for free. I need to figure out how to transfer my pictures to a free site.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 2,074
Posted By big john

https://hosting.photobucket.com/albums/u308/bigjoh...

https://hosting.photobucket.com/albums/u308/bigjohn53/.highres/003-2.jpg?width=371&height=225&fit=bounds&crop=fill
04-02-20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 4,612
Views: 247,791
Posted By big john

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/960x539/pete_04766405d608a842de190c01e1c3d51dfae7bd25.jpg
I just like the picture. Real ink on the arms. He's actually younger than I am, don't...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 177,405
Posted By big john

Wynton and Branford's dad.

Wynton and Branford's dad.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 177,405
Posted By big john

I don't know how much my Seven was since I bought...

I don't know how much my Seven was since I bought it used but from what I have read it was probably at least $3500 in 2010.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-20, 09:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 622
Posted By big john

You don't have to explain it to us.:)

You don't have to explain it to us.:)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-20, 09:15 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 177,405
Posted By big john

:(

:(
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-20, 08:02 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 177,405
Posted By big john

bah humbug already corrected me. It did sound too...

bah humbug already corrected me. It did sound too cheap.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 622
Posted By big john

As we get older it takes some of us longer to...

As we get older it takes some of us longer to build our fitness. I'm 65 and it is a very slow process but I have been making gains since I retired from work.
Don't know about the grumpiness I...
04-01-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 122
Posted By big john

It would be hard for me to ride with only one...

It would be hard for me to ride with only one brake on the dirt (either one) because they each have their own use. I ride technical (somewhat) trails and lot of slippery stuff. Obviously the front...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-20, 06:32 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 177,405
Posted By big john

OK, I read it wrong. I didn't see the + next to...

OK, I read it wrong. I didn't see the + next to the $3998.

In 2006 when I bought my Gunnar I called it my "old man bike". Triple crank, nice, comfortable ride. Once in a while I still take it out...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 177,405
Posted By big john

Looks like it's ready for a real thrashing! I've...

Looks like it's ready for a real thrashing! I've read about Canfield bikes being built for very aggressive type riders. There are other framebuilders who use their suspension designs.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 177,405
Posted By big john

I don't know, I think it looks pretty sharp. It...

I don't know, I think it looks pretty sharp. It also seems really cheap, $4k for an Ultegra bike? Made to order ti?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 177,405
Posted By big john

Mine came with a compression release. Yeah the...

Mine came with a compression release. Yeah the power was ridiculous. With primary gear drive and a button magneto and a 1/8 turn throttle and a 40mm Bing, you better be holding on when it starts...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 177,405
Posted By big john

I was riding in the desert with friends on my...

I was riding in the desert with friends on my Maico 490 when the mainshaft in the transmission seized up and pushed the clutch out through the side cover. Came to an abrupt halt. We were close to a...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 10:18 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 177,405
Posted By big john

"The weight-weenie segment of the market has...

"The weight-weenie segment of the market has cooled off and consumers are looking for performance, and they aren't willing to pay for $3,000 or $4,000 sets of wheels," he added.
03-31-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 4,612
Views: 247,791
Posted By big john

Seems like you guys in the NY area have had some...

Seems like you guys in the NY area have had some bad luck with it. I don't think I know anyone who has tested positive yet, but tests are hard to come by here. Mrs John called her doc last week to...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 177,405
Posted By big john

Not yet, apparently. edit, I think somebody peed...

Not yet, apparently. edit, I think somebody peed in that one dude's corn flakes
03-31-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,780
Posted By big john

I have had a similar experience, a guy who I...

I have had a similar experience, a guy who I don't know yelled at me for pausing at a stop sign. I'm not a bad-ass but most roadies aren't scary to me. I had a couple words for him.
03-31-20, 03:38 PM
Replies: 4,612
Views: 247,791
Posted By big john

I think it's history.

I think it's history.
03-31-20, 01:50 PM
Replies: 4,612
Views: 247,791
Posted By big john

Apparently the cofeve 19 now has it's own...

Apparently the cofeve 19 now has it's own sub-forum. Announcement at the top of the page.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 177,405
Posted By big john

I rode a bit and went by the big park where the...

I rode a bit and went by the big park where the are doing cofeve testing. Maybe hundreds of cars lined up and down the roads. A frightening scene. I then went by two huge parking lots which were...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 177,405
Posted By big john

Doesn't seem to be any wind today.

Doesn't seem to be any wind today.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 177,405
Posted By big john

Maybe I'll just cruise the neighborhood for an...

Maybe I'll just cruise the neighborhood for an hour or two.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 177,405
Posted By big john

I miss my group rides. I'd like to go for a ride...

I miss my group rides. I'd like to go for a ride today but no group means I have to decide everything. I can't even decide on road or mtb, climb or flatish. First world problems.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 177,405
Posted By big john

If you get an evil, lying advisor paired with an...

If you get an evil, lying advisor paired with an evil, lying tech and have an apathetic manager the customer gets it twice as bad. Sometimes that customer's dad/son will show up with the intention to...
03-31-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 4,612
Views: 247,791
Posted By big john

I was wondering where it went so I put...

I was wondering where it went so I put "coronamiseration" in the search box and, voila.
03-31-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,780
Posted By big john

Having been spat on, hit with unknown liquids,...

Having been spat on, hit with unknown liquids, hit with bottles and cans, hit with a ball of ice, and threatened by all manner of psychopaths I have decided that a little shouting or a few cruel...
03-31-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 4,612
Views: 247,791
Posted By big john

The coronamiseration thread has moved to the...

The coronamiseration thread has moved to the lounge.
03-31-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 14,525
Views: 806,918
Posted By big john

At least 2 group rides per week for the last 20...

At least 2 group rides per week for the last 20 years (most of the time) and 4 group rides per week since last summer, now none. It was my social life. I really miss it.
Joined the road club in...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 177,405
Posted By big john

I did say "some". A service writer at a new car...

I did say "some". A service writer at a new car dealership is in a position of trust. Some of them care about their customers and hold themselves to a certain standard. Others are pure evil.
03-30-20, 08:06 PM
Replies: 4,612
Views: 247,791
Posted By big john

Good to hear. I was thinking about them because...

Good to hear. I was thinking about them because they offer magnifying lenses....
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 177,405
Posted By big john

You got that right. He was a service advisor and...

You got that right. He was a service advisor and some of them are, let's say, hard to get along with.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 177,405
Posted By big john

:(

:(
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-20, 07:29 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 177,405
Posted By big john

My Landshark was the old standard diameter...

My Landshark was the old standard diameter tubing. The Tesch is oversize heavy gauge True Temper tubing. So stiff I would wince when I saw a crack in the road. OK when I was 36 and strong and the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 177,405
Posted By big john

I worked with a guy who did bracket racing with a...

I worked with a guy who did bracket racing with a Vega with a 500 inch big block. Talk about an expensive hobby! Race car, maintenance/tires, gotta have a trailer and a truck to pull it with, fuel,...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 177,405
Posted By big john

Is that what they call an "econorail"? Big block...

Is that what they call an "econorail"? Big block Chevy?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 177,405
Posted By big john

It was a nice bike, lightest steel frame I ever...

It was a nice bike, lightest steel frame I ever had but a wet noodle under my (at the time) 210 pounds. Tange Prestige tubing, 63cm and very comfortable it would flex all over when I stood up on it....
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-20, 04:29 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 177,405
Posted By big john

I'm amazed by people who can ride mud like that,...

I'm amazed by people who can ride mud like that, bicycle or motorcycle. There always seems to be one weirdo who races in mud like it's no big deal.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 177,405
Posted By big john

Me either, but he is a 5 time world champion. I...

Me either, but he is a 5 time world champion. I don't know if he can make a comeback, though. He's had some injuries the last couple years and not had a strong season for a while.
I suppose the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 177,405
Posted By big john

just saw this. The turns are unreal, how far he...

just saw this. The turns are unreal, how far he leans it over.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=122&v=aMzDkEnKeFc&feature=emb_logo
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 177,405
Posted By big john

I had a steel Trek, a 660 I bought new in 1988, I...

I had a steel Trek, a 660 I bought new in 1988, I think. The frame broke around the bottom bracket @ 15K miles. Trek warranty covered it but they didn't have any steel bikes left and offered me an...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 177,405
Posted By big john

This one is here now. ...

This one is here now.

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/800x449/mercy_619e635059c8f357cbd93def7de5103fd0efe564.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 177,405
Posted By big john

Trek what? My mountain bike is about 32 pounds....

Trek what?
My mountain bike is about 32 pounds. 160mm fork and 150mm rear with 2.8 tires on 35mm wide rims.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 177,405
Posted By big john

My Gunnar is about 21 pounds. My Seven is about...

My Gunnar is about 21 pounds. My Seven is about 18. I did a group ride in the mountains and my friend spanked everyone while riding his 28 pound Atlantis touring bike. Some of the spankees were upset.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 177,405
Posted By big john

I read your president has changed his tune on the...

I read your president has changed his tune on the virus thing.
03-30-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 7,341
Posted By big john

What's the difference? Do you use different skis?...

What's the difference? Do you use different skis?

I did a little xc type skiing on trails in the mountains. Not enough to get good at it but I always wanted to do more. I did some snowshoeing,...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-20, 10:56 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 177,405
Posted By big john

A friend of mine was in a blind stoker club for...

A friend of mine was in a blind stoker club for years. They would take young (and sometimes not young) visually impaired people for rides on their tandems. Some of them got pretty good. There is also...
03-29-20, 10:40 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 7,341
Posted By big john

Are you cross country skiing or are you hiking up...

Are you cross country skiing or are you hiking up to alpine ski?
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