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10-15-20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,057
Posted By shelbyfv

#2...

#2 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) . Once and done. No need to shout....
10-14-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 5,222
Views: 305,917
Posted By ridethecliche

Ffs

Ffs
10-08-20, 07:36 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,569
Posted By Litespud

I agree - I don't think a small mirror will...

I agree - I don't think a small mirror will replace a good look over your shoulder, and if I'm doing any left turn maneuver, or preparing to move over toward the center lane for a left turn, I'll sit...
10-04-20, 08:47 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 8,905
Posted By Skulking

In America, black people are undeniably not...

In America, black people are undeniably not treated equally under the law when compared to white people. When you compare statistics on incarcerations, or when you compare sentencing in criminal...
10-04-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 8,905
Posted By spelger

someone mentioned libraries in the same category....

someone mentioned libraries in the same category. sadly your assertion (tongue in cheek i'm sure) probably holds true there as well.
10-02-20, 08:00 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 8,905
Posted By indyfabz

You have obviously never spent much time reading...

You have obviously never spent much time reading the A&S forum. :innocent:
10-02-20, 05:53 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 8,905
Posted By Koyote

I'm not arguing over Riv's policy, one way or the...

I'm not arguing over Riv's policy, one way or the other. But I will point out that race-based pricing has been going on in many markets for a very long time. The difference is that, this time, black...
10-01-20, 10:15 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 8,905
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Good for him for doing this. But frankly anyone...

Good for him for doing this. But frankly anyone rich enough to afford his custom bikes, is not going to need that reparation.
It would be more beneficial if they fixed up old bikes and donated them...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-20, 12:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,559
Posted By rubiksoval

Thread cred?!

Thread cred?!
Replies: 49
Views: 2,159
Posted By rccardr

Burned rafters. Univega tandems. Rims...

Burned rafters.
Univega tandems.
Rims akimbo in the grass.
A schoolbus storage unit.
I wish you luck.
09-23-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 688
Posted By hokiefyd

I just wanted to follow up here and say that I...

I just wanted to follow up here and say that I received a shipping notice from one of Panaracer's distributors on Monday and two fresh tires arrived by USPS at lunch time today. I mounted them and...
09-23-20, 06:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,128
Posted By Murray Missile

Nostalgia vs. reality.

When I was a kid back in 1963 I got a shiny red Murray Missile for my 8th birthday and I have many great memories of that bike. Hence my choice of user name. I have long thought it would be great...
09-21-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 5,904
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Most people, including most bicyclists, might bat...

Most people, including most bicyclists, might bat both eyes at complete bicycles costing over $1000. The enthusiasts and bicycling mavens who are aware (let alone care) of the existence of Grant...
09-21-20, 01:41 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,026
Posted By merziac

This is also likely the reason we're having this...

This is also likely the reason we're having this discussion, normally competent mech talking, eating, whatever at the same time they're putting it in the stand, uh oh, wasn't paying attention, didn't...
09-20-20, 10:37 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,026
Posted By canklecat

The responsible bike shop could consider this an...

The responsible bike shop could consider this an opportunity to improve their game by tackling the job of rolling out frame dents.
09-20-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,735
Posted By rydabent

Three guys either golfed or cycled on Sat...

Three guys either golfed or cycled on Sat morning. Two of the were grumbling what they had to do for their wives to make up for it. The third one said no problems at my house, I just slap my wife...
09-19-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 5,904
Posted By Hiro11

I've posted on Rivendell before. I get parts...

I've posted on Rivendell before.

I get parts of it. I agree that if you want a tough, practical frame for utility cycling, steel is still the way to go. I like that they've taken measures to...
09-19-20, 05:09 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 5,904
Posted By downhillmaster

This silly post is poorly written and...

This silly post is poorly written and deliberately provocative :rolleyes:
09-18-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 688
Posted By hokiefyd

Yes, I'm pleased that they're supporting their...

Yes, I'm pleased that they're supporting their customer, even though I didn't buy directly from them. This is a great story for Panaracer in my opinion.
09-18-20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,735
Posted By deacon mark

Not an issue. Lost my bride of 32 years 18...

Not an issue. Lost my bride of 32 years 18 months ago. Being a deacon I took the vow of celibacy if she went before me. I give up all my bikes to have her here now regardless.

Letís go ride beer...
09-18-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 688
Posted By hokiefyd

I sent Panaracer the video and they said they'd...

I sent Panaracer the video and they said they'd be happy to replace the tires. I'm pretty happy that they're working with me on this. I don't know what they'll do with the eBay seller.
09-18-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 688
Posted By hokiefyd

I recieved an unexpectedly fast reply from...

I recieved an unexpectedly fast reply from Panaracer, given their out of office message. They said, and I quote, "that shop is full of crap". They asked that I send me a copy of my eBay receipt and...
09-17-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,419
Posted By nlerner

Definitely drop Louis DeJoy a note; he's all...

Definitely drop Louis DeJoy a note; he's all about the customer.
09-17-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 477
Posted By 70sSanO

If the wall thickness is consistent and you have...

If the wall thickness is consistent and you have a shorter threaded bolt to fit the new length, then it should work. If not, you’ll end up with an usable stem and as already noted will be buying a...
Forum: Foo
09-13-20, 04:15 PM
Replies: 11,144
Views: 2,296,264
Posted By no motor?

It's a baseball, the red is the stitching.

It's a baseball, the red is the stitching.
09-09-20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,244
Posted By Dave Mayer

You need a 8 or early 9-speed Campy rear...

You need a 8 or early 9-speed Campy rear derailleur from 1992 to 2000. They have B-tension adjustment screws. Any model will do, from Mirage to Record, although the less expensive ones are heavier,...
09-09-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,244
Posted By Litespud

Or Campagnolo - where trimming the FD was never a...

Or Campagnolo - where trimming the FD was never a problem
08-30-20, 08:17 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,909
Posted By carpediemracing

3:31 Ventoux

So yesterday when I saw that "France" was on the rotation I decided to do the Ventoux climb. It is listed at about 12 miles. I did the 8 mile Alpe in about 1.5 hours so I figured just a bit longer...
08-30-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,423
Posted By scratchpaddy

I finished up getting the new stem on, and...

I finished up getting the new stem on, and getting the handlebars / tape re-sorted yesterday, and took my first ride on it today, about 32 miles. I love it! It's very stiff and light. Accelerating is...
Forum: Foo
08-28-20, 09:13 AM
08-24-20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,801
Posted By Kat12

Thanks, good to know. I keep waffling on an...

Thanks, good to know. I keep waffling on an epilator... I keep reading reviews of various models (cheap and expensive both) that say it doesn't pull the hair, just breaks it off, doesn't pull...
08-23-20, 09:16 PM
Replies: 2,397
Views: 786,787
Posted By Saguaro

That is a beautiful bike.

That is a beautiful bike.
08-23-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,376
Posted By Miele Man

I have an old Miele Uno LS frameset that I really...

I have an old Miele Uno LS frameset that I really like. I like it so much that I took it to a custom frame/bike builder and had braze-ons for cantilever brakes, brake brake housing stop, rear rack...
08-22-20, 09:58 PM
Replies: 5,222
Views: 305,917
Posted By Flatballer

If this is the relationship thread, then here...

If this is the relationship thread, then here goes.
My wife just blew up at me tonight because apparently I've been in a bad mood all week on our first week of a two part vacation. Told me the kids...
Forum: Foo
08-21-20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,970
Posted By superdex

the only issue I see is that it's TOO SMALL

the only issue I see is that it's TOO SMALL
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 2,876
Views: 758,599
Posted By WGB

jad3675 Two things. First, I re-installed...

jad3675

Two things.
First, I re-installed three more times (total 4 installs) and no matter how I placed the tire, same problem. Finally took it to a mechanic who checked wheel for true (which...
08-20-20, 06:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 703
Posted By The Golden Boy

Maybe this also a part of why old Treks are...

Maybe this also a part of why old Treks are popular- all the catalogs from the good ol days are online thanks to Skip and Vintage Trek.
Forum: Commuting
08-18-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,392
Posted By masonv45

If a bicycle/cyclist is supposed to be treated...

If a bicycle/cyclist is supposed to be treated like a car - then it has to act like a car.

The only time I don't follow this rule is if I'm turning right on red and the cars in front of me are...
08-18-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,376
Posted By TakingMyTime

What model is it?

What model is it?
08-17-20, 08:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 516
Posted By kiwigem

RIP Mister Mistral

Gnash your teeth and rend your garments with me. Yesterday my husband backed over his Holdsworth Mistral while getting ready to mount it on the bike rack to go to his favorite starting point for a...
08-17-20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 658
Posted By Wileyone

Will there even be a flu season? If were all...

Will there even be a flu season?

If were all wearing masks, practicing social distancing washing our hands and all the other stuff we should do during a pandemic it should put a big dent in the...
08-17-20, 09:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 658
Posted By berner

We certainly have a great deal on our plates...

We certainly have a great deal on our plates right now. Wild fires in the West, severe storms in the mid-West, hurricane season bearing down on us in the East, all during a world wide epidemic....
08-16-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 19,748
Views: 3,235,837
Posted By StanSeven

This thread started 11 years ago with over 19,000...

This thread started 11 years ago with over 19,000 posts. It’s been really good, informative and fun. Yet a few recent posters put it in jeopardy by posting political comments. Most are long time...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-20, 10:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,039
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

That's why I carry 2 tubes, a glue patch kit, a...

That's why I carry 2 tubes, a glue patch kit, a boot kit, a spare tire, and a Topeak Road Morph G. I don't even go for a local ride without this stuff. It lives in my saddle bag. One mistake was not...
08-15-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 6,929
Views: 2,457,672
Posted By B17

Okay, she's done, for the most part! The brifters...

Okay, she's done, for the most part! The brifters will need to be realigned (left is too low- should have checked before taping), but other than that, good to go.
...
Forum: Foo
08-13-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,985
Posted By ahsposo

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

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08-10-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 5,222
Views: 305,917
Posted By furiousferret

We had a really bad month in our house. My wife...

We had a really bad month in our house. My wife manages COVID for her company (which has locations nationwide) and when it hit it was bad. She felt really guilty about some things that happened (when...
08-09-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 751
Posted By bikemig

Pinarello cyclo cross bicycle 1980s

I just picked up a Pinarello cyclo cross bike. I'll add to this thread as I rebuild the bike. I've wanted to pick up a vintage cyclo cross for a while but they don't show up often. The bike is around...
08-08-20, 04:39 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 29,245
Posted By gsteinb

This is starting to sound like a rad dog debate.

This is starting to sound like a rad dog debate.
08-08-20, 01:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,423
Posted By merziac

I don't think you can be too obsessed with the...

I don't think you can be too obsessed with the details, they form the foundation of much that comes after and as you stated, it is not only easier but better dealt with beforehand less encumbered...
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