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05-18-19, 06:51 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,971
Posted By forresterace

I'm amazed that, so far, nobody has mentioned...

I'm amazed that, so far, nobody has mentioned that if the cyclist had started her signaled left turn, she must have been in the intersection. Therefore, if the truck hit her in the opposite lane, he...
05-13-19, 03:25 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,971
Posted By forresterace

A very interesting article - driver /cyclist crashes

https://www.outsideonline.com/2392955/lets-talk-about-drivers-hitting-cyclists
04-14-19, 09:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,408
Posted By forresterace

downhillmaster, you never disappoint!

downhillmaster, you never disappoint!
04-14-19, 07:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,408
Posted By forresterace

Riding in Windy Conditions ?

I'm not inquiring about commuting or such, where you have no choice to get where you have to go. I'm referring to recreational riding (or training) where you know the wind conditions before you go...
03-04-19, 02:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,089
Posted By forresterace

Methinks you should pull out your geography text...

Methinks you should pull out your geography text to have a look.
03-02-19, 10:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,089
Posted By forresterace

This is also known as - The Trucker's Surprise.

This is also known as - The Trucker's Surprise.
03-02-19, 08:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,089
Posted By forresterace

Riding in Traffic in Singapore!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PIQGro0UthU&feature=youtu.be
02-16-18, 06:35 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,264
Posted By forresterace

In the same sentence - well done!

In the same sentence - well done!
02-15-18, 09:17 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,264
Posted By forresterace

Excuse me for a comment, but, how does someone...

Excuse me for a comment, but, how does someone spell them both "brakes" and " breaks" in the same paragraph?
01-22-18, 08:20 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,225
Posted By forresterace

Unicycle

Unicycle
12-18-17, 09:16 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,177
Posted By forresterace

That's not the smartphone's shortcoming, that is...

That's not the smartphone's shortcoming, that is the site offering up a mobile site without it regardless of your wishes. Maybe realize that not everyone utilizes the internet the same as you?
...
12-18-17, 08:38 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,177
Posted By forresterace

Goofy is as goofy does. Don't blame me for your...

Goofy is as goofy does. Don't blame me for your smartphone's shortcomings.
12-18-17, 07:27 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,177
Posted By forresterace

Not one of those who replied with opinions, took...

Not one of those who replied with opinions, took the trouble to look where the OP lives - Yellowknife, Northwest Territories (NWT).
I would think that is a factor in the bike shop's business...
10-01-17, 08:08 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,068
Posted By forresterace

You call that typing?

You call that typing?
12-12-16, 08:56 AM
Replies: 1,723
Views: 136,780
Posted By forresterace

Unfortunately, Fraidy (the orange and white cat)...

Unfortunately, Fraidy (the orange and white cat) is no longer with us (cancer). Joey is enjoying being the only cat, and also enjoying his job of tormenting our Jack Russell.

Doug
12-11-16, 05:20 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 25,633
Posted By forresterace

Hi Bulldog Actually, what you're seeing on the...

Hi Bulldog
Actually, what you're seeing on the front forks is the Sigma computer sensor (wireless).
I'm glad you like it. I'm very pleased with how it turned out - it's my first experience with a...
12-11-16, 01:56 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 25,633
Posted By forresterace

1990 Fiori Firenze

http://i1168.photobucket.com/albums/r489/forresterace/Firenze2_zpsfrguua48.jpg

Modernized to a nine speed triple
10-28-16, 04:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,385
Posted By forresterace

1990 Fiori Firenze ...

1990 Fiori Firenze

http://i1168.photobucket.com/albums/r489/forresterace/Firenze-new%20paint%202_zpszmzhwmo4.jpghttp://i1168.photobucket.com/albums/r489/forresterace/Firenze2_zpsfrguua48.jpg
09-20-16, 08:06 AM
Replies: 2,004
Views: 136,411
Posted By forresterace

This is my latest project - 1990 Fiori Firenze....

This is my latest project - 1990 Fiori Firenze. Finished two days...
09-16-16, 12:58 PM
Replies: 7,351
Views: 1,943,002
Posted By forresterace

1990 Fiori Firenze

I finally finished my latest "resto-mod" - a rare 1990 Fiori Firenze with Columbus SL. I'm very pleased with how it
has turned...
09-09-16, 11:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 689
Posted By forresterace

For each one of my bikes I have a filled-in copy...

For each one of my bikes I have a filled-in copy of this chart from Park Tool. If I ever want to duplicate my position on any of my bikes, I just refer to the proper chart.

Road Positioning Chart...
09-09-16, 11:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,973
Posted By forresterace

Here are the handlebars, and incidently where I...

Here are the handlebars, and incidently where I got them from.

FSA Omega Compact Road Bars | Chain Reaction Cycles...
09-07-16, 03:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,973
Posted By forresterace

Why? :p My other three bikes are STEEL! ...

Why? :p

My other three bikes are STEEL!

Doug
08-08-16, 08:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,113
Posted By forresterace

The fork is definitely not the original one.

The fork is definitely not the original one.
08-04-16, 04:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 630
Posted By forresterace

This is a bike rack that I designed and built...

This is a bike rack that I designed and built from wood. It lives in my garage.
...
Forum: Touring
06-25-16, 03:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,981
Posted By forresterace

Asking, on an internet forum, which size...

Asking, on an internet forum, which size handlebar would be the most comfortable is like asking what size shoe you should wear.
06-08-16, 06:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 619
Posted By forresterace

It will definitely be 130mm. Doug

It will definitely be 130mm.

Doug
05-23-16, 07:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 978
Posted By forresterace

Click-Stand Home Page...

Click-Stand Home Page (http://www.click-stand.com/)
I've used one for years on my touring bike - highly recommended

Doug
04-19-16, 07:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,651
Posted By forresterace

It's not random at all. Every single one of them...

It's not random at all. Every single one of them in this photo is going to die!
04-12-16, 10:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,030
Posted By forresterace

For 699 pounds, that Boardman bike is head and...

For 699 pounds, that Boardman bike is head and shoulders above all the others you posted. This includes the frame, forks and all the components - way better buy!
03-11-16, 08:16 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 49,818
Posted By forresterace

A MUCH more important question, than the weight...

A MUCH more important question, than the weight of a hybrid bicycle, is -

How long should a piece of string be?
03-09-16, 11:13 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 60,115
Posted By forresterace

JustinTW - What the devil is that orange vehicle...

JustinTW - What the devil is that orange vehicle in your garage?
02-16-16, 10:16 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 15,413
Posted By forresterace

1988 Fiori...

1988 Fiori Italiahttp://i1168.photobucket.com/albums/r489/forresterace/eefed329-4a69-4dc3-a7e8-cae3de5e7239_zpset7ef35k.jpg
01-01-16, 01:22 PM
Replies: 874
Views: 170,790
Posted By forresterace

This is my '88 Fiori which I have posted before...

This is my '88 Fiori which I have posted before in other threads. It has an Ishiwata EX frame. I modernized all the components in the repaint/restoration. It very quickly became my
favorite rider.
...
12-21-15, 10:08 PM
Replies: 2,380
Views: 458,159
Posted By forresterace

I'm 73 and here are my regular riders (I have two...

I'm 73 and here are my regular riders (I have two more in the workshop)

My touring bike
http://i1168.photobucket.com/albums/r489/forresterace/sirrus3_zpsbb77e4c3.jpg


My road bike...
12-21-15, 05:00 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 34,493
Posted By forresterace

I'm kind of partial to this Mavic 370. I'm...

I'm kind of partial to this Mavic 370. I'm surprised that no one has posted this one before.
...
12-01-15, 06:09 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 15,315
Posted By forresterace

The only handling issues that I had was on the...

The only handling issues that I had was on the first CC tour I did with the rack and rear panniers but with the handlebar bag up high on the bars. It made the front steering "twitchy". After that...
11-23-15, 09:48 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 15,315
Posted By forresterace

Here is my 2008 Sirrus...

Here is my 2008 Sirrus Comphttp://i1168.photobucket.com/albums/r489/forresterace/sirrus3_zpsbb77e4c3.jpghttp://i1168.photobucket.com/albums/r489/forresterace/sirrus1_zpse03dafb6.jpg


Here is the...
11-16-15, 09:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,090
Posted By forresterace

Keep both bikes and sell the wife!

Keep both bikes and sell the wife!
10-23-15, 08:07 AM
Replies: 1,723
Views: 136,780
Posted By forresterace

"The Boys" - Joey and...

"The Boys" - Joey and Fraidyhttp://i1168.photobucket.com/albums/r489/forresterace/The%20Boys_zpsbt1bk1mk.jpg
10-06-15, 04:25 PM
Replies: 907
Views: 398,315
Posted By forresterace

I just realized that although I have posted...

I just realized that although I have posted pictures of my shopping bike in another thread, I have never posted it in this one.
It's a 1990 Norco hardtail that I completely rebuilt with a new...
09-26-15, 09:59 AM
Replies: 843
Views: 212,778
Posted By forresterace

Tiaxtremec - I'm curious as to why you removed...

Tiaxtremec - I'm curious as to why you removed the Travel Agents from your V brakes. Also what brake/shift levers are you using (without seeing the secondary paddle lever, they look like old Sora)....
09-17-15, 09:35 AM
Replies: 907
Views: 398,315
Posted By forresterace

Congratulations - that is one gorgeous bike. The...

Congratulations - that is one gorgeous bike. The colour is fantastic and you've done a beautiful job.

Doug
09-10-15, 11:07 AM
Replies: 843
Views: 212,778
Posted By forresterace

Thanks. It's taken a slow evolution over about...

Thanks. It's taken a slow evolution over about six years. I didn't change anything in the past year, so maybe I have it exactly where I want it.

Doug
09-09-15, 03:09 PM
Replies: 843
Views: 212,778
Posted By forresterace

I have posted pictures of my Sirrus touring bike...

I have posted pictures of my Sirrus touring bike before. Since this is a new Sirrus-dedicated thread, I thought I would repost a picture. If anyone is interested in seeing other shots including, ones...
09-07-15, 07:17 AM
Replies: 1,723
Views: 136,780
Posted By forresterace

Joey

http://i1168.photobucket.com/albums/r489/forresterace/Joey%20goldfinch%202%20resize_zpstkblsak9.jpg

Joey's friends like to come and say hello.
09-03-15, 10:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,640
Posted By forresterace

Red face :pQuote - in the constructeur style advocated by...

:pQuote - in the constructeur style advocated by Jan Heinie, as a commuter for example,

Does this make him the butt of your joke?
08-22-15, 07:26 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,706
Posted By forresterace

Clearly, this is Rydabent's standard answer line...

Clearly, this is Rydabent's standard answer line - wouldn't be surprised if he had a rubber stamp to that effect.
08-20-15, 08:25 PM
Replies: 7,351
Views: 1,943,002
Posted By forresterace

After being given the 1988 Fiori bike and...

After being given the 1988 Fiori bike and realising that the frame was Ishiwata EX, I decided to do a full repaint myself and build a modern Shimano...
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