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11-27-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 304
Posted By Pop N Wood

Even then it might go into a land fill once it...

Even then it might go into a land fill once it hits a recycle center. Recycling has gotten expensive. Sorting the material has always been expensive. China used to take everything, now they are...
11-27-20, 05:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 371
Posted By Prowler

Not common but not unheard of. Friday or Monday...

Not common but not unheard of. Friday or Monday bikes. I've built many bikes out of the box and I've seen it. It has gotten so I eyeball every bike I work on to see if the hanger is bent - new, in...
11-18-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,464
Posted By thinktubes

Free during the plague. Beat the scappers to this...

Free during the plague. Beat the scappers to this one.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49969052052_0eae87dc6d_h.jpg
11-01-20, 03:38 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,271
Posted By Gundo

I started when I was 70. Hadn't ridden a bike in...

I started when I was 70. Hadn't ridden a bike in 58 years. I bought a hybrid and have progressed to a road bike. I've done 1500 miles this year. Just wish I had started so much sooner, I love it.
11-01-20, 03:30 PM
Replies: 59,040
Views: 8,707,304
Posted By merziac

At that price and even 5-6 sizes too small I...

At that price and even 5-6 sizes too small I would be stripping gears to get there if it was near me, that is a find, Ernie Clements Falcon for the win. ;)

Maybe they'll throw in the transom. :)
11-01-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,271
Posted By kaos joe

You'll do just fine. 30 years ago when I was...

You'll do just fine.

30 years ago when I was 30, I went for a ride with 2 friends, Tom who was also 30 and Frank, pushing 70. We were all very strong riders, but there was that age difference. The...
11-01-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,271
Posted By marguette

Price poit

Based on the web, this bike was cdn $579 + 13% tax and I paid $250 cdn. Plus it has a $50 basket on it. I think I got a great deal for a two month old bike and worse case scenario, I can resell it...
09-14-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 19,849
Views: 3,270,498
Posted By Unca_Sam

I approve, and I'm sure the pioneers of mountain...

I approve, and I'm sure the pioneers of mountain biking would, too.
09-14-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 359
Posted By Mad Honk

How about using a Dremel cutting wheel to cut a...

How about using a Dremel cutting wheel to cut a slot in it? You are going to toss the bolt so who cares if you disfigure it a bit. Smiles, MH
09-13-20, 06:41 AM
Replies: 59,040
Views: 8,707,304
Posted By J.Higgins

Nice to see a sensible bike at a sensible price....

Nice to see a sensible bike at a sensible price. There are actually people up here making CL posts just to complain about sellers setting unreasonably-high prices on CL. Its been bad up here. I'm...
09-06-20, 06:32 PM
Replies: 59,040
Views: 8,707,304
Posted By gravelinmygears

He's had this bike up for months. I bet he'd...

He's had this bike up for months. I bet he'd budge on price.
08-30-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 687
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Not sure what you are trying to accomplish with...

Not sure what you are trying to accomplish with the hex wrench? Do you have any idea how many tiny bearing balls you'll scatter if you realized that piece had a LH thread?
You need a Sun Tour 2...
08-02-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,299
Posted By jethin

“My first race bike, my brothers first race bike,...

“My first race bike, my brothers first race bike, and my son's first bike”



“What is grandpa’s old rust bucket.“
08-02-20, 07:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,299
Posted By TiHabanero

Sold off the collection

Been thinking about selling off the collection for several years and finally I have done it. Kept 3 out of the 12 bikes due to sentimental reasons. My first race bike, my brothers first race bike,...
Replies: 12
Views: 812
Posted By NJgreyhead

Thanks again for the helpful responses. I am...

Thanks again for the helpful responses.
I am about ready to go, but... gotta ride it a bit now. Probably the raciest bike that will ever pass thru my hands.
-NJg

EDIT: Sold to a happy buyer,...
06-29-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By Ogsarg

My Mom had a knee replaced at 89. Recovery was...

My Mom had a knee replaced at 89. Recovery was difficult but it did improve her ability to get around.

This kind of stuff is best to consult with the specialists. Talk to more than one if possible.
06-21-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 778
Posted By JohnDThompson

The OEM Avocet triple spindle measures 124mm...

The OEM Avocet triple spindle measures 124mm overall.



Only very early Avocet cranks used the proprietary Ofmega taper. They're pretty rare. If the OP's crank fit on the Shimano cartridge, it's...
06-15-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 59,040
Views: 8,707,304
Posted By jeirvine

Wow. Anyone in a position to facilitate? -J

Wow. Anyone in a position to facilitate?
-J
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,760
Posted By Germanrazor

Sorry dude! Didn’t mean to whiz by you like that...

Sorry dude! Didn’t mean to whiz by you like that and make you self-conscious. I will breathe harder next time and look like I am struggling......lol
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,760
Posted By pullings

A group of three wads blew by me last month. I...

A group of three wads blew by me last month. I maintained my pace and caught them 9 miles later. They sped up a bit to try to save face, but two bonked and about 1 mile later the third wad pretended...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-20, 05:40 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,760
Posted By alcjphil

One thing I have learned in almost 50 years as a...

One thing I have learned in almost 50 years as a cyclist: No matter how good my fitness, there is always someone who is stronger than me
06-06-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 414
Posted By thinktubes

Also, nice St. Christopher medal. Cool ride!

Also, nice St. Christopher medal. Cool ride!
06-05-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,463
Posted By Miele Man

I think it'd be more useful if besides that image...

I think it'd be more useful if besides that image of the guy there was an image of his bike posted too. People might recognize the bike first and then the guy.

Cheers
05-27-20, 07:57 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,164
Posted By game_player_s

They're doing it again! Scans of this weeks Lidl...

They're doing it again! Scans of this weeks Lidl ad, which went into effect today attached....
05-18-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,656
Posted By jordanair45

Good news. Shop took it back no problems. ...

Good news. Shop took it back no problems.

bad news. My replacement bike had a chip on the frame but the good news in that is they are ordering me a fresh one from the warehouse that hasn’t been...
05-11-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,760
Posted By 63rickert

This reminds me of a story about my Uncle Fred, a...

This reminds me of a story about my Uncle Fred, a working jazz guitarist. Worked constantly through his late 80s, only slowed down to 10 gigs a week when past 90. He had nice guitars. For example all...
05-11-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,760
Posted By Davet

I Understand what you’re saying, I owned a...

I Understand what you’re saying, I owned a motorcycle shop for years and we had our share too. BUT, that customer that you’re complaining about puts the dollars on your paychecks. I used to tell my...
04-21-20, 12:48 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 10,203
Posted By Biketiger

[QUOTE='02 nrs;21431321]no problem as long as...

[QUOTE='02 nrs;21431321]no problem as long as Uncle Sam is paid.
...
04-20-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 479
Posted By sdmc530

Chip Foose Bicycle Collection

Found this last night on YouTube, thought it was cool. I didn't know he was into bikes.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PLYt4uvtlzM
Forum: Introductions
04-20-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 129
Posted By Steaksauce

Hello from West Michigan

Hello from West Michigan.
04-15-20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 10,203
Posted By alo

Home dealers push second hand bike prices up

There are some people, often pensioners, who like to make a little extra money to supplement their pension. Some of these deal in second hand bikes. They read the local for sale pages often. When...
03-31-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 10,401
Posted By Wildwood

I'm sorry...some modern drivetrains are stupid

Not only ugly, but contrived, heavy and fragile.

Derailleur so far offset from axle looks like a poor engineering decision analysis effort, especially given gravel riding and the bumps and...
03-29-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 323
Posted By SurferRosa

Here ya go: Park Tool SPA-1 on ebay...

Here ya go:

Park Tool SPA-1 on ebay...
03-28-20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,165
Posted By VegasTriker

You are right that in small towns you don't...

You are right that in small towns you don't really need this. I lived in a farmhouse at the edge of a small town in Wisconsin. Rented the upstairs. I was out cross-country skiing and came across...
03-25-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,699
Posted By midnattsol

they do weigh the same...

I was frustrated by the lack of data so this month I bought a Mr Tuffy Ultra Lite orange, Mr Tuffy orange, and RhinoDillos blue.
All three, on their packages, say they are for 700x20-25 and 27x1.
...
03-25-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,165
Posted By berner

Nextdoor.com

I came across this website directed at neighborhoods. It seems it would be useful for us seniors and especially useful during the viral pandemic....
03-23-20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 9,153
Posted By Daniel4

With so many places closed or people working from...

With so many places closed or people working from home, you'd expect motor vehicle traffic to be low and much safer.
03-17-20, 09:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,209
Posted By Grotug

Today he locked the doors to his shop but kept...

Today he locked the doors to his shop but kept the shop open: if you want to buy something you have to call and order it over the phone. Someone from the shop then places the product outside the shop...
03-15-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,602
Posted By bikemig

The article states that the government is...

The article states that the government is concerned that the hospital system will be overwhelmed and if a recreational cyclist is injured, there is no elasticity in the system to deal with this.
...
03-15-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,602
Posted By wolfchild

My biggest concern is not the virus itself but...

My biggest concern is not the virus itself but governments passing draconian laws to try an prevent the spread of virus...Bike commuting is safer than using public transit.
03-11-20, 04:51 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,164
Posted By Papa Tom

Huh? I put YOU in charge of testing.

Huh? I put YOU in charge of testing.
03-09-20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,164
Posted By 2old

BTW, my friend has used many of the tools in his...

BTW, my friend has used many of the tools in his kit without a problem, but some people can break or strip anything (I prefer not to, so don't).
03-08-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,164
Posted By Papa Tom

Hmm, it looks like COFFEEDRINKER thought it was a...

Hmm, it looks like COFFEEDRINKER thought it was a good idea. Let's see how things work out. Years ago, I played Madison Square Garden and Radio City Music Hall several times with a really cheap set...
03-08-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,164
Posted By CoffeedrinkerNC

I'm a new bike owner, purchased my bike January...

I'm a new bike owner, purchased my bike January this year. I bought the tool kit and stand for around $40. The stand is sturdy and works well for me, the tools seem ok as a starter set. I can...
03-06-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 16,259
Posted By livedarklions

You pretty much asked for it when you claimed...

You pretty much asked for it when you claimed your approach was "more thoughtful.". You actually need to know something to decide reasonably whether it's important to you or not. I'm 59 years old,...
03-06-20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 16,259
Posted By Hypno Toad

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

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/720x720/88169137_10158386989855616_6974147391070928896_n_09246ae52d527755879e789bcd7d3af8062ad48d.jpg
03-06-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 16,259
Posted By unterhausen

I'm mostly just concerned that all the people...

I'm mostly just concerned that all the people diminishing the danger of covid 19 are going to convince people they don't need to wash their hands.
03-02-20, 09:15 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 16,259
Posted By DreamRider85

I don’t even know what you’re saying

I don’t even know what you’re saying
03-02-20, 09:09 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 16,259
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

If you're in California, you're already in grave...

If you're in California, you're already in grave danger of cleaving off into the Pacific, at which point you will become a sovereign nation, and the rest of America will utter a collective sigh of...
02-29-20, 03:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,269
Posted By 1simplexnut

Hi T-Mar . Yes sounds right . From memory the...

Hi T-Mar . Yes sounds right . From memory the seatpost had an 87 date on it ?
Did about 20km on it it this morning and it whizzed along really happily . Tracks nicely riding no hands too !...
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