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04-22-19, 11:13 PM
Replies: 6,476
Views: 1,502,634
Posted By Oscuro

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Someone ordered up pictures of an old Stumpy?...
04-21-19, 03:51 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 24,221
Posted By Oscuro

Well, just did a 3.91 km ride while trying to...

Well, just did a 3.91 km ride while trying to figure out Strava. Turns out Strava pauses when my phone locks. Wonderful.

I had tried to adjust the front brakes earlier, due to the shoes only...
04-20-19, 12:23 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 24,221
Posted By Oscuro

....I had no idea. Interesting. Thank you for the...

....I had no idea. Interesting. Thank you for the tip, as I have considered going drop bar, or something else.
04-19-19, 06:48 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 24,221
Posted By Oscuro

Well, might as well throw my hat in here. ...

Well, might as well throw my hat in here.

Found this good old Stumpy for $95 CAD ($70.90 USD). It's in good condition, shifts great, hubs roll smooth, cranks feel solid. I just need to either find...
04-19-19, 05:37 PM
Replies: 13,375
Views: 2,654,702
Posted By Oscuro

Well, after my last post here was closing on 9...

Well, after my last post here was closing on 9 years ago....

Got fat. Sold all my bikes. Moved to Edmonton.

Finally have the money to get something again.

Find this on Kijiji:
...
Forum: Touring
11-22-10, 02:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 657
Posted By Oscuro

Heh, I was meaning the brakes themselves, seemed...

Heh, I was meaning the brakes themselves, seemed like it made sense in my head when I posted, but yeah, not that clear now that I read it again.
The Canti's themselves are fine, the stock pads are...
Forum: Touring
11-21-10, 02:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 657
Posted By Oscuro

The Tektro's themselves are fine I think, try...

The Tektro's themselves are fine I think, try them with Kool-stops and then decide. I loved mine with the Kool-Stop dual compounds.
Forum: Foo
11-18-10, 02:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,405
Posted By Oscuro

Male In the anti-fake nail, giant nail,...

Male

In the anti-fake nail, giant nail, be-dazzled camp.

Normal nails are great.
Forum: Foo
10-25-10, 04:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 744
Posted By Oscuro

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CH7AEIkgeGI ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CH7AEIkgeGI

Cancer Bats - "French Immersion"
Forum: Foo
10-24-10, 01:44 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,803
Posted By Oscuro

*sigh* Such a waste. I just cannot comprehend...

*sigh* Such a waste.
I just cannot comprehend how people can derive enjoyment of owning something like that, without ever driving it.
Course, I value cars as cars, not investments.

Personally...
10-20-10, 01:25 AM
Replies: 685
Views: 277,684
Posted By Oscuro

....Awesome. I love the design, simple,...

....Awesome. I love the design, simple, functional, and highly versatile.
If I ever get deeper into photography and need a equipment trailer (dreaming....let me dream!) This looks looks like on of...
Forum: Touring
10-13-10, 12:51 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,193
Posted By Oscuro

I'll be honest; a 26" LHT can do damn near...

I'll be honest; a 26" LHT can do damn near anything:

http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b271/dposcuro/Photography/Mar%2021%20Leechtown/DSC_1907_1024x678.jpg
...
Forum: Touring
09-26-10, 12:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 755
Posted By Oscuro

Maybe they ARE riding them, and that's why you...

Maybe they ARE riding them, and that's why you can't find them?

Otherwise, I have nothing to suggest really. But good luck with your hunting!
Forum: Recumbent
09-24-10, 12:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 20,716
Posted By Oscuro

I don't think they are really considered "Better"...

I don't think they are really considered "Better" for touring or randoneering actually, just some people prefer the look of slender tubes, the level top tubes, nice lugs and polished alloy. Or the...
Forum: Foo
09-23-10, 01:20 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,663
Posted By Oscuro

Edit; Congrats Luwin!

Edit; Congrats Luwin!
09-20-10, 03:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,379
Posted By Oscuro

My question is....How much is that trailer from...

My question is....How much is that trailer from Surly going to weigh?

I mean, all that bracing, and knowing Surly and their love of steel, are we looking at a 30 or 40 lbs anchor?

Cost is...
Forum: Touring
08-19-10, 06:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,377
Posted By Oscuro

Negative. I am an novice photographer, on a...

Negative.

I am an novice photographer, on a bike, bike touring :P
Tripod needs to go somewhere!
Forum: Touring
08-01-10, 03:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,060
Posted By Oscuro

I plan on using a trailer. Shove the camera bag...

I plan on using a trailer. Shove the camera bag in the trailer and call it done. Mostly because I don't exactly have the money to afford any more gear at the moment...
07-31-10, 06:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,183
Posted By Oscuro

My Aluminum touring bike and my Miyata 912 will...

My Aluminum touring bike and my Miyata 912 will be good enough for me.
07-31-10, 10:51 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,572
Posted By Oscuro

Sooo, it will go over amazingly? ...

Sooo, it will go over amazingly?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HZSkM-QEeUg
Forum: Touring
07-30-10, 09:34 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 8,533
Posted By Oscuro

You know, I kind of find this a funny question. I...

You know, I kind of find this a funny question. I mean, the ultimate dream bike would be a custom bike built to fit you, and to your specifications. I'm pretty sure, that even above the high-end, but...
07-30-10, 07:18 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,572
Posted By Oscuro

I'm new, and broke...so I only have 3. When...

I'm new, and broke...so I only have 3.

When I get a job again, I know I am going to be in trouble. Need to get a repair stand and more tools first however....
07-30-10, 01:17 PM
Replies: 51,156
Views: 6,634,432
Posted By Oscuro

http://www.usedvictoria.com/classified-ad/British-...

http://www.usedvictoria.com/classified-ad/British-Eagle-Kinetic-500-EX-Road-Bike_12672440

British Eagle Kinetic 500 EX $200

http://image.usedvictoria.com/photos/03/37/14820837_640.jpg
...
07-28-10, 04:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,937
Posted By Oscuro

Thanks Scozim, that's really quite pretty. ...

Thanks Scozim, that's really quite pretty.

Man, sayin' that anywhere else other than C&V and I'd get looked at funny!
07-27-10, 09:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,937
Posted By Oscuro

...Pics?

...Pics?
07-22-10, 05:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,529
Posted By Oscuro

I would just like to say: That is STUNNINGLY...

I would just like to say: That is STUNNINGLY gorgeous!

I never had a dream bike before, but i think this just became it.
07-22-10, 05:14 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,185
Posted By Oscuro

Well, I have the START of a stash now: Suntour...

Well, I have the START of a stash now: Suntour V-GT Luxe drivetrain, and some sugino cranks :rolleyes:

I'm just too broke. When I have money, things may well change.
07-20-10, 07:27 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 202,525
Posted By Oscuro

http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b271/dposcuro/Bi...

http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b271/dposcuro/Bikes/DSC_2948_1280x846.jpg
'85 912. Shimano 600 with 105 Levers, Cinelli Bars and Stem. Love this bike.
...
07-19-10, 06:13 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,459
Posted By Oscuro

I totally agree with you regarding cheap new...

I totally agree with you regarding cheap new parts. But cheap, old used parts in another story. I mean, my $30 bike was a Nishiki Continental. Other than the bad top-tube, and the bubba's RD, a...
07-19-10, 01:55 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,459
Posted By Oscuro

http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b271/dposcuro/Ph...

http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b271/dposcuro/Photography/Aug%2006%20Swan%20Lake/DSCF0715_1024x768.jpg

Total cost was I think....$20 for the bike, $5 seat post, recycled Brooks from my Surly......
Forum: Touring
07-17-10, 10:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,891
Posted By Oscuro

Sooo....my guess? 6'9"

Sooo....my guess? 6'9"
07-17-10, 09:58 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 26,270
Posted By Oscuro

Yay! Do I get a cookie?! That duck was...

Yay!
Do I get a cookie?!

That duck was seriously un-afraid of me. I was like, 2 feet from him with my 50mm!
07-17-10, 04:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 750
Posted By Oscuro

I can't say I've ever had a problem riding one...

I can't say I've ever had a problem riding one handed. Can't balance for crap no hands though. Well, I'm more stable when I take off my right hand, left hand is a bit sketchy for me.

I disagree...
07-17-10, 04:25 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 26,270
Posted By Oscuro

http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b271/dposcuro/Ph...

http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b271/dposcuro/Photography/July%2013%2010%20Sidney/DSC_3788.jpg
07-13-10, 05:10 PM
Replies: 13,752
Views: 1,205,632
Posted By Oscuro

Took the old utility sled Miyata 310 out for a...

Took the old utility sled Miyata 310 out for a photo-cruise today, a slow 50k (my fault, out of shape).

We met a Duck:...
07-13-10, 04:57 PM
Replies: 874
Views: 168,934
Posted By Oscuro

It's strange; I took lots of pics of that old,...

It's strange; I took lots of pics of that old, rusty Nishiki, and I've taken a fair share of my 912...But the bike I've used the most, worked the hardest, and cleaned the least...My 310 has been out...
07-13-10, 04:34 PM
Replies: 2,249
Views: 655,617
Posted By Oscuro

The Chainsaw would be suspicious out in the...

The Chainsaw would be suspicious out in the middle of Alberta, might I recommend a very powerful snowblower?

In other news, after a 50k ride, I took my camera with me (...It`s a Nikon D70, make it...
07-10-10, 03:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 832
Posted By Oscuro

If you're going to get a silly car, you might as...

If you're going to get a silly car, you might as well get one in a silly colour.
07-10-10, 02:49 PM
Replies: 2,249
Views: 655,617
Posted By Oscuro

As with others, I'm usually the dude behind the...

As with others, I'm usually the dude behind the camera, but I'll have to go take a tripod to a nice spot and take a pic, perhaps later today...

Otherwise, me relaxing on a beach in Febuary last...
Forum: Foo
07-07-10, 03:41 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,552
Posted By Oscuro

Some variant of a Timex Ironman Triathlon. ...

Some variant of a Timex Ironman Triathlon.

Have a "nicer" watch somewhere, but it rarely sees the light of day. Work is always too demanding, and I never do anything requiring me to dress up...
Forum: Touring
07-03-10, 01:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,505
Posted By Oscuro

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sPJD3qcIL7s ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sPJD3qcIL7s

And I'd have to add the entire album of Kyuss' album, Welcome To Sky Valley.

The rest of mt music just....wouldn't be appreciated by this crowd ;D
...
Forum: Touring
05-21-10, 09:55 PM
Replies: 4,337
Views: 2,014,095
Posted By Oscuro

I'm going to assume he packed as if he were going...

I'm going to assume he packed as if he were going on the month-long trip as practice for packing the bags, getting used to the bike fully loaded, etc.
Forum: Touring
04-28-10, 04:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 620
Posted By Oscuro

Also, where are you located? Checking out...

Also, where are you located? Checking out craigslist and other online classifieds in your area can lead to good deals. Sometimes, good deals pop-up away from you as well. Recently there were 2 Miyata...
Forum: Touring
04-28-10, 04:02 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 270,780
Posted By Oscuro

Sunglasses of any sort, I would deem necessary. ...

Sunglasses of any sort, I would deem necessary.

Why?
1: Protect your eyes. You're out in the middle of the day, ALL day. The UV protection is the biggest reason I can think of.
2: Protect your...
Forum: Commuting
04-26-10, 03:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 902
Posted By Oscuro

I feel bad for the owner. I do not feel bad...

I feel bad for the owner.

I do not feel bad for the Hummer. Ugly, grotesque abominations.
Forum: Touring
04-25-10, 07:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,386
Posted By Oscuro

Surly LHT, 60cm in Victoria, B.C. Canada for...

Surly LHT, 60cm in Victoria, B.C. Canada for $1100

http://victoria.en.craigslist.ca/bik/1708800699.html
04-23-10, 08:07 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,718
Posted By Oscuro

That pic is of the 912... But I've had the...

That pic is of the 912...

But I've had the 310 since the end of August last year. I got it from the Sooke Trading Post.
04-22-10, 04:23 PM
Replies: 51,156
Views: 6,634,432
Posted By Oscuro

A Pogliaghi Tandem? If you are looking for one,...

A Pogliaghi Tandem? If you are looking for one, you really need to want it! $3000

http://img1.classistatic.com/cps/kj/100420/934r1/3615782_20.jpeg
...
Forum: Touring
04-22-10, 03:24 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 16,896
Posted By Oscuro

Uhhh, don't mind me, but you could also look to...

Uhhh, don't mind me, but you could also look to craigslist or Used Vancouver for a used touring bike. Recently there was a Miyata 1000 that was posted in the C&V section's "E-bay & Craigslist" thread...
04-22-10, 01:01 PM
Replies: 51,156
Views: 6,634,432
Posted By Oscuro

Kuwahara for $50 Victoria Area, Canada. ...

Kuwahara for $50
Victoria Area, Canada.

http://www.usedvictoria.com/photos/02/83/13552883.jpg

http://www.usedvictoria.com/classified-ad/11802681
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