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06-29-12, 07:24 AM
Replies: 619
Views: 26,530
Posted By Maddox

http://i.imgur.com/vTake.gif

http://i.imgur.com/vTake.gif
06-13-12, 07:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,007
Posted By Maddox

IIRC the photo originally comes from Canada,...

IIRC the photo originally comes from Canada, Vancouver or Toronto i think, and it was a guy who was stealing and reselling, and got caught by the popo (or Canadian Mounted Police Inspectors as...
06-13-12, 06:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,352
Posted By Maddox

Mac with Firefox and it's always worked for me....

Mac with Firefox and it's always worked for me. Some of these local sites just go offline every once in awhile - I've seen it at bulgier.net and trfindley.com on occasion. Should work for you now...
05-21-12, 10:29 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,760
Posted By Maddox

Very nice build. Great job with the comparison...

Very nice build. Great job with the comparison shots of the Gazelle. Looks like you got it dialed in just right.
02-25-12, 06:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 840
Posted By Maddox

Why I hate my local craigslist (Phoenix edition).

Because this is all it feels like sometimes. (http://www.myfoxphoenix.com/dpp/news/crime/phoenix-police-bust-bike-theft-ring-2-23-2012)

Link is to news article/video.
02-06-12, 07:26 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,112
Posted By Maddox

I don't know why you'd put shellac, which isn't...

I don't know why you'd put shellac, which isn't really intended to breathe, on leather - which is intended to naturally breathe and open up with age and accumulation of moisture. Especially when...
01-24-12, 06:49 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,054
Posted By Maddox

In my experience riding in Phoenix, it has proven...

In my experience riding in Phoenix, it has proven impossible to miss 100% of the goatheads 100% of the time. Doesn't matter what tire is on the rear, it's going to flat every once in a while.
...
01-22-12, 08:33 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,753
Posted By Maddox

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/694495-La...

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/694495-La-caverne-d-Ali-Baba-d-Hot-Banana

This is a link that pops up from time to time. I'm not even sure that mine was the first.

But it's a very...
01-19-12, 12:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 23,311
Posted By Maddox

It's a heavy, low-end Peugeot. They're not...

It's a heavy, low-end Peugeot. They're not light, but they're very comfortable rides. The best cheap upgrades would be to (1) watch Craigslist for a set of aluminum/alloy wheels to swap for those...
01-19-12, 12:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,971
Posted By Maddox

I bought a new set of these same shifters off of...

I bought a new set of these same shifters off of eBay for around $60.00 plus shipping a year ago, but the Wiggle price is certainly better. Riv definitely doesn't have a monopoly on these.
01-14-12, 10:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 825
Posted By Maddox

I think the problem is that the items are selling...

I think the problem is that the items are selling out before they can update their stock on the website to reflect that they're sold out. Not necessarily a trick. Might be, but I'm not so certain...
01-14-12, 12:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 825
Posted By Maddox

Sale: Brooks B17 Standard $69 New from Citygrounds

Unaffiliated with this retailer, just passing along a deal that was mentioned on singlespeed/fixed gear:

http://store.citygrounds.com/store/category/7/98/Saddles/
Replies: 13
Views: 12,589
Posted By Maddox

Value of a 1989 Bridgestone MB-4 Trailblazer in good condition.

I ran across a neglected but unabused '89 Bridgestone MB-4 at a local thrift store, still with the original Ritchey Force stem and bar and a barely-used Mountain LX group. It's too small for me, but...
12-31-11, 10:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 880
Posted By Maddox

What wheels are those? (Edit: ...beyond the...

What wheels are those?

(Edit: ...beyond the obvious "650b" answer.)
12-31-11, 10:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,522
Posted By Maddox

B. All the way.

B.

All the way.
12-26-11, 10:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 900
Posted By Maddox

This is one of those times I wish I could burn a...

This is one of those times I wish I could burn a blog or a webpage to the ground, but you can't...because they're made of internets.
12-21-11, 03:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,600
Posted By Maddox

Looks like a fun beater. I especially like the...

Looks like a fun beater. I especially like the mismatched tires. I'd ride it over the hill and through the woods, and to the pub for a pint.
12-16-11, 05:57 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,548
Posted By Maddox

Wow.

Wow.
12-16-11, 05:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,168
Posted By Maddox

Looks like On-One Midge to me.

Looks like On-One Midge to me.
12-16-11, 05:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,168
Posted By Maddox

MMM. Titanium. Where'd you source the...

MMM. Titanium.

Where'd you source the decals?
12-16-11, 02:23 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,165
Posted By Maddox

Well said.

Well said.
12-15-11, 02:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,009
Posted By Maddox

This...

This (http://harriscyclery.net/itemdetails.cfm?ID=1805) is the most ingenious one I've seen. Not a DIY/Hack/McGuyver move, but it will work - and leaves your headset alone.

EDIT: Saw it says out...
12-15-11, 01:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 461
Posted By Maddox

Picasa Flickr Pedalroom Velospace has...

Picasa
Flickr
Pedalroom

Velospace has been shown up by Pedalroom. Pedalroom is where the cool kids go.
12-14-11, 06:12 PM
Replies: 1,007
Views: 47,541
Posted By Maddox

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-neHGepQlOno/Tuk...

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-neHGepQlOno/Tuk7LaWLcNI/AAAAAAAABjo/NP8yILf0t90/s800/IMG_9105.JPG

Sad day.
12-14-11, 05:59 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,476
Posted By Maddox

Apparently now it's called the "Bosco Rubbe": ...

Apparently now it's called the "Bosco Rubbe":
http://rivbike.tumblr.com/post/13988654445/bosco-rubbe-contd-last-one-for-a-while

http://www.flickr.com/photos/haircow/6490738253/in/contacts/
...
12-14-11, 11:43 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 25,170
Posted By Maddox

http://i.imgur.com/Is8x4.gif ...that's one...

http://i.imgur.com/Is8x4.gif

...that's one SERIOUSLY sexy frame!
12-14-11, 11:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 646
Posted By Maddox

I think it's great, and I'm looking for a city...

I think it's great, and I'm looking for a city mixte for my girlfriend, and was even thinking of going 650b on the build. I love everything about this one, but I think the 20" size might be too much...
12-13-11, 06:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 476
Posted By Maddox

All but one of my bikes is older than I am. ...

All but one of my bikes is older than I am.

Have fun with it!
12-13-11, 11:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 646
Posted By Maddox

I was going to say - that looks like a 650b...

I was going to say - that looks like a 650b Paris-style city mixte - You can always tell by their swooped cross/top tubes. Then I read you say what I was thinking.

Did you find that bike in Texas...
12-13-11, 11:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 738
Posted By Maddox

Cool story bro.

Cool story bro.
12-13-11, 11:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,364
Posted By Maddox

+1. If you're seriously looking to Tour, the...

+1. If you're seriously looking to Tour, the World Tourist, despite it's name, is not the steed for you. Schwinn's touring models during the '80s were (an incomplete list) the Passage, the World...
12-13-11, 11:10 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 20,222
Posted By Maddox

I love everything about everything in this post. ...

I love everything about everything in this post.

That 'Peug is a beaut, and I love every single addition I see on it. Fantastic work.
12-13-11, 11:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,680
Posted By Maddox

+1 possibly Panasonic. Definitely Japanese, and...

+1 possibly Panasonic. Definitely Japanese, and doesn't resemble a fuji to me. Probably later than '85 based on the fork design (assuming fork is original the original).

I, too, haven't seen...
12-09-11, 04:46 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,555
Posted By Maddox

Yeah, that's a bummer. Did you forget to pop it...

Yeah, that's a bummer. Did you forget to pop it off, RFC?

I vote for silver and an antique brown saddle (darker than honey) but that's me. Although black would look interesting...I'm just more...
12-09-11, 01:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,544
Posted By Maddox

then htfu or gtfo. I have no problem with this...

then htfu or gtfo. I have no problem with this thread even though it's not C&V, but the victim card is a little much. This is not the "steel framed bikes" subforum. This is the classic & vintage...
12-09-11, 11:53 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,544
Posted By Maddox

Bilenky showing how to fillet braze a custom...

Bilenky showing how to fillet braze a custom frame: http://vimeo.com/16776471

Jordan Hufnagel filing fillet brazed joints and talking about framebuilding: http://vimeo.com/5518149
12-08-11, 11:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,589
Posted By Maddox

That is awesome...I'm in need of something that...

That is awesome...I'm in need of something that does this trick, but I don't have $250 to throw at Ebay right now. Oh well.
12-07-11, 04:30 PM
Replies: 1,007
Views: 47,541
Posted By Maddox

Poprad, you were on such a roll...

Poprad, you were on such a roll...
12-07-11, 04:29 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,476
Posted By Maddox

The main difference I see here is that you're not...

The main difference I see here is that you're not Grant Petersen.
12-07-11, 12:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 373
Posted By Maddox

Looks like a French frankenbike to me.

Looks like a French frankenbike to me.
12-07-11, 08:09 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,476
Posted By Maddox

And your judmentalism and fear of criticism speak...

And your judmentalism and fear of criticism speak volumes about yourself.

By volumes, I assume you mean that it shows we're interested in C&V bikes and even some modern "vintage" styled rides,...
12-06-11, 01:52 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,476
Posted By Maddox

http://i.imgur.com/1ptsc.gif

http://i.imgur.com/1ptsc.gif
12-06-11, 01:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,832
Posted By Maddox

Not trash, Joe. Definitely NOT trash.

Not trash, Joe. Definitely NOT trash.
12-06-11, 01:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 520
Posted By Maddox

Those are some rad photos, Dan. Nice build, too...

Those are some rad photos, Dan. Nice build, too - let's see some better shots of the bike. You using tubies or clinchers?
12-06-11, 11:44 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,526
Posted By Maddox

Looks perfect to me. Congrats on the arrival!

Looks perfect to me. Congrats on the arrival!
11-30-11, 10:33 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 7,697
Posted By Maddox

My point exactly - Brakes are for posers, blaise!...

My point exactly - Brakes are for posers, blaise! Only without a brake can you feel "one with the road" and the bike. It's a zen thing, man. [/hipsternonsense]
11-29-11, 06:44 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,233
Posted By Maddox

And 650b Wheelsets grow on trees.

And 650b Wheelsets grow on trees.
11-29-11, 06:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 924
Posted By Maddox

Who did you go with, RFC? In the Phoenix area...

Who did you go with, RFC? In the Phoenix area I've used AZ Powdercoat, just off of Washington and the 143 by the airport. $60 for the job, and the results were decent - not perfect, but a decent...
11-29-11, 01:40 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 9,038
Posted By Maddox

I think that is absolutely brilliant. It would...

I think that is absolutely brilliant. It would probably be great for other applications, too - more than just CX.
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