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04-16-21, 09:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 188
Posted By bOsscO

If the headtube can take a threadless headset,...

If the headtube can take a threadless headset, I'd go that route (if it were my bike).
04-15-21, 05:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 748
Posted By bOsscO

I know someone on BF noted there is a portmanteau...

I know someone on BF noted there is a portmanteau that is a better word than patina to describe the this look for bike frames...but you think I could find the thread?
Forum: Commuting
04-15-21, 04:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 241
Posted By bOsscO

I use 28mm tires (Spec Nimbus and Michi Dynamic,...

I use 28mm tires (Spec Nimbus and Michi Dynamic, not the Conti GP4Season) to commute on 90% asphalt and like them just fine.
04-15-21, 12:24 PM
Replies: 1,257
Views: 404,355
Posted By bOsscO

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

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/step4_1__05198547912c8510ba738b7ff004da7112de2012.jpg
Now with front basket and bell
04-15-21, 12:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 435
Posted By bOsscO

De Rosa?

De Rosa?
04-12-21, 12:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 959
Posted By bOsscO

Fantastic work on this build.

Fantastic work on this build.
04-08-21, 04:12 PM
Replies: 7,084
Views: 2,680,932
Posted By bOsscO

That's a cool visual effect with the chain link...

That's a cool visual effect with the chain link fence in the background.
04-08-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 1,454
Views: 271,181
Posted By bOsscO

This short video came through my feed this...

This short video came through my feed this morning. Apologies for the gratuitous product placement (I don't work for 7Mesh) but some nice shots in the vid.
https://youtu.be/A1ghy84gfJk
04-08-21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 333
Posted By bOsscO

+1 for the Scott.

+1 for the Scott.
Forum: Touring
04-08-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 575
Posted By bOsscO

That makes sense, having the weight as close to...

That makes sense, having the weight as close to the head tube as possible and centered on fork legs.
Forum: Foo
04-07-21, 02:50 PM
Replies: 9,836
Views: 2,032,685
Posted By bOsscO

For Jazz Fans

Brand new Myele Manzana album just dropped; Crisis & Opportunity.
https://myelemanzanza.bandcamp.com/album/crisis-opportunity-vol-1-london
04-07-21, 02:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,229
Posted By bOsscO

Thanks for the heads up randyjawa

Thanks for the heads up randyjawa
Replies: 8
Views: 242
Posted By bOsscO

Why not keep the lighter Scott to pull the Burley...

Why not keep the lighter Scott to pull the Burley trailer for short distances, and ride the comfortable Canyon Runner for longer distances?
Replies: 8
Views: 242
Posted By bOsscO

Here's the blue book value for a 1993 Scott Pro...

Here's the blue book value for a 1993 Scott Pro Racing; https://www.bicyclebluebook.com/value-guide/product/44379/
The next question is when did you buy it and what did you pay for it.
Once you've...
04-07-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,798
Posted By bOsscO

This is another good point; what size wheels does...

This is another good point; what size wheels does it currently have?
04-07-21, 09:35 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,861
Posted By bOsscO

Man I'd love to visit Belgium again (post...

Man I'd love to visit Belgium again (post COVID-19 when travel is allowed) and do a 2-week bike and brewery tour. Do you think mid-September would be the best time weather wise?
04-07-21, 09:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 385
Posted By bOsscO

Yes exactly like that; same side even. It was...

Yes exactly like that; same side even. It was totally my fault and resulted in lot's of post-crash cuddles and extra treats.
04-06-21, 04:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 385
Posted By bOsscO

I'll reiterate this statement to take turns...

I'll reiterate this statement to take turns slowly. I used a similar utility trailer to take my (previous) 40lb dog to work. He didn't mind the ride but always sat upright to have a look around. On...
04-06-21, 11:18 AM
Replies: 1,257
Views: 404,355
Posted By bOsscO

Converted this Mongoose IBOC into a cruiser last...

Converted this Mongoose IBOC into a cruiser last year. I've since added a basket to the front rack and a Crane brass bell; need to update my photos. ...
Forum: Touring
04-06-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 475
Posted By bOsscO

If you're looking for new 26" tires for mixed...

If you're looking for new 26" tires for mixed surface check out the Maxxis DTH (file tread) or Schwalbe 'Billy Bonkers' (lots of little low knobs). Both are folding and very lightweight.
04-06-21, 10:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,861
Posted By bOsscO

Yeah I like 'Hero Gravel' and will start using...

Yeah I like 'Hero Gravel' and will start using that.
04-06-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,785
Posted By bOsscO

Riding downhill high scared the heck out of me. ...

Riding downhill high scared the heck out of me.
I don't think I'd feel too comfortable riding on the road high if it was more than a few KMs and at any speed.
But putzing around at a leisurely...
04-06-21, 09:36 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,861
Posted By bOsscO

Once again, Russ sums up this discussion nicely; ...

Once again, Russ sums up this discussion nicely;
https://youtu.be/EqO4SAeUBxE
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-21, 05:41 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,109
Posted By bOsscO

Short answer; trends...and comfort. Doomrider74...

Short answer; trends...and comfort.
Doomrider74 where abouts are you in BC? I'm in New Westminster.
03-31-21, 05:36 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,797
Posted By bOsscO

I hate you Crankstank :notamused:

I hate you Crankstank :notamused:
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 442
Posted By bOsscO

So succinct!

So succinct!
03-31-21, 02:15 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,201
Posted By bOsscO

If it were me I'd base my decision on what kind...

If it were me I'd base my decision on what kind of riding I'm doing on this bike. Since you posted in the 'Mountain Biking' sub-forum one could assume you plan on riding mountain trails and not...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 442
Posted By bOsscO

Probably worth investing in a small saddle bag...

Probably worth investing in a small saddle bag that can carry a spare tube, two tire levers, and a CO2 pump/cartridge. Other nice to haves are a front light (if you ride in traffic) and maybe a bell...
03-31-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 1,965
Views: 212,409
Posted By bOsscO

The Secret Life of Bees I just started but it's...

The Secret Life of Bees
I just started but it's great so far.
03-31-21, 11:59 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,861
Posted By bOsscO

Belgian gravel; ...

Belgian gravel;
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/628x353/flanders_5_578d5d71ea9eae59158d8f6a806611dd992b3133.jpg
03-31-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,861
Posted By bOsscO

You're getting ahead of the bike industries...

You're getting ahead of the bike industries latest "packed dirt" marketing for a new off-road bike standard.
03-31-21, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 202
Posted By bOsscO

Couple other options are Gevenalle;...

Couple other options are Gevenalle; https://www.gevenalle.com/product/gx/
and Microshift; https://www.microshift.com/en/product/sb-m090/
03-31-21, 11:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,363
Posted By bOsscO

How about 'Peroni's Perfectly Purchased De Rosa'

How about 'Peroni's Perfectly Purchased De Rosa'
Forum: Introductions
03-31-21, 11:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 250
Posted By bOsscO

I agree with MRT2 especially if the Panasonic is...

I agree with MRT2 especially if the Panasonic is in good condition and is your size/fit.
Last year I converted a standard rigid MTB into an upright cruiser (pic below) and it's very comfortable to...
Replies: 12
Views: 555
Posted By bOsscO

Seller confirmed there's no additional original...

Seller confirmed there's no additional original parts; bike is 'as-is'
03-30-21, 12:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 910
Posted By bOsscO

This thread is something.

This thread is something.
03-30-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 230
Posted By bOsscO

F---ing brilliant!

F---ing brilliant!
Replies: 10
Views: 395
Posted By bOsscO

Can you provide a bit more info (ie. frame size,...

Can you provide a bit more info (ie. frame size, material, weight, etc.) so those in the know can help.
03-30-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 230
Posted By bOsscO

Sweet find. What's going on between the bottom of...

Sweet find. What's going on between the bottom of the headtube and the top of the fork crown race? Seems like a large gap...
03-26-21, 05:10 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,997
Posted By bOsscO

As cbrstar hinted at, this is most likely an MEC...

As cbrstar hinted at, this is most likely an MEC issue not a general issue.
Forum: Introductions
03-26-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 222
Posted By bOsscO

Not sure if there's a Blue Lug near Iwakuni or...

Not sure if there's a Blue Lug near Iwakuni or Hiroshima but they seem like a cool shop where you could meet like-minded folx to ride with.
Forum: Introductions
03-25-21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 222
Posted By bOsscO

Hello and welcome. I know there's at least one...

Hello and welcome. I know there's at least one other BF member in Japan.
03-25-21, 03:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 320
Posted By bOsscO

Not sure this thread belongs in 'General Cycling...

Not sure this thread belongs in 'General Cycling Discussion' maybe move it to the E-bike sub-forum?
Or Foo
03-25-21, 01:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 575
Posted By bOsscO

From the master; https://youtu.be/ch2O4KyQ8II

From the master;
https://youtu.be/ch2O4KyQ8II
03-25-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 701
Views: 167,300
Posted By bOsscO

Looks choice Crankstank are you or your wife...

Looks choice Crankstank are you or your wife Mexican or Spanish?
03-25-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,117
Posted By bOsscO

No, you cannot directly extrapolate. As the...

No, you cannot directly extrapolate. As the charts show 6/12 is 26.5 which is larger than the 22.5 you've calculated.
As shelbyfv noted there is no easy way you can do this in your head. Best to...
03-25-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,117
Posted By bOsscO

Here's another one that includes lower pitches. ...

Here's another one that includes lower pitches.
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/495x342/roof_pitch_in_degrees_c8f78530ed2012bcb07c4b9d758c51b684218456.jpg
03-25-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,117
Posted By bOsscO

Roofers gotchu covered (at least for a certain...

Roofers gotchu covered (at least for a certain range)!
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1145x586/roof_pitch_diagram_on_8ft_zoom1_2b8c5b3d05faa9b9d76ba2012c6a2a1710f8dede.jpg
03-25-21, 11:11 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,301
Posted By bOsscO

There is hope yet...

There is hope yet...
03-25-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 770
Posted By bOsscO

A couple of quiet/silent options in this video; ...

A couple of quiet/silent options in this video;
https://youtu.be/mDA_vngAI-w
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