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08-26-13, 06:43 PM
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Posted By Dabbling Runner

Thought so. Getting better at recognizing...

Thought so. Getting better at recognizing bikes... especially the *****ty ones.
08-26-13, 05:45 PM
Replies: 3,120
Views: 309,662
Posted By Dabbling Runner

Real? Can't find a similar Bianchi. Seat post...

Real? Can't find a similar Bianchi. Seat post "welds" look different.

http://charlotte.craigslist.org/bik/4027758929.html
07-26-13, 06:07 AM
Replies: 3,120
Views: 309,662
Posted By Dabbling Runner

Came across this bike this morning. Is it really...

Came across this bike this morning. Is it really worth a grand? The frame/lugs are nice but that seems like a lot of cash for a 1971 Schwinn. Is it rare?
...
07-25-13, 06:43 PM
Replies: 24,476
Views: 1,941,315
Posted By Dabbling Runner

Rode 13 miles in the heat two days ago and the...

Rode 13 miles in the heat two days ago and the pneumonia flared up on me. Felt like hell last night.

Today I saw this craigslist ad...

http://fortwayne.craigslist.org/bik/3955786230.html
...
05-21-13, 01:34 AM
Replies: 24,476
Views: 1,941,315
Posted By Dabbling Runner

Today I tried to go cold turkey from 5 days on...

Today I tried to go cold turkey from 5 days on hydrocodone. That doesn't work.
05-13-13, 08:53 AM
Replies: 24,476
Views: 1,941,315
Posted By Dabbling Runner

Today I filed a police report for my wife's bike...

Today I filed a police report for my wife's bike (stolen from our detached garage). Total waste of time but I need it for insurance. The scary part about the whole thing is that they saw my bike in...
05-06-13, 12:30 PM
Replies: 3,120
Views: 309,662
Posted By Dabbling Runner

Too small for me but this seems like a pretty...

Too small for me but this seems like a pretty good deal, for a beater.

http://charlotte.craigslist.org/bik/3775781874.html
04-08-13, 06:06 PM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 878,727
Posted By Dabbling Runner

Thanks... still waiting. They better be faster...

Thanks... still waiting. They better be faster than this on the track, bikes and feet...
04-08-13, 03:38 PM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 878,727
Posted By Dabbling Runner

Today I can't ride. I am waiting for our twin...

Today I can't ride. I am waiting for our twin boys to arrive. Water broke, epidural in, contractions closer together.
04-08-13, 04:41 AM
Replies: 1,128
Views: 202,498
Posted By Dabbling Runner

Oh, I do... $$$. That's a cheap BrevM perforated....

Oh, I do... $$$. That's a cheap BrevM perforated. It's comfortable but I am currently lusting after a B17 or a swift. :thumb:
04-07-13, 09:40 PM
Replies: 4,305
Views: 218,450
Posted By Dabbling Runner

Or maybe this... ...

Or maybe this...

[video]http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=X_DVS_303kQ[/ame]
04-07-13, 03:56 PM
Replies: 4,190
Views: 716,139
Posted By Dabbling Runner

Torso. Stem might be a tad long. Got it cheap (VO...

Torso. Stem might be a tad long. Got it cheap (VO on eBay). Need to try something shorter but it's comfortable.
04-07-13, 03:31 PM
Replies: 1,128
Views: 202,498
Posted By Dabbling Runner

2010 Madison. First bike I really cared and am...

2010 Madison. First bike I really cared and am trying to care of. Before and after pics aren't that great (iPad). Suggestions/criticism wanted.

Before

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After
04-07-13, 03:18 PM
Replies: 4,190
Views: 716,139
Posted By Dabbling Runner

My commuter (2010 Madison) and the conversion...

My commuter (2010 Madison) and the conversion (2004 GT Timberline) I use for the bike trailer and rainy days.

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04-07-13, 07:22 AM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 878,727
Posted By Dabbling Runner

Nice time stamp GeneStar... Edit: Crap, I'm...

Nice time stamp GeneStar...

Edit: Crap, I'm 2 hours ahead...
04-04-13, 08:50 PM
Replies: 3,120
Views: 309,662
Posted By Dabbling Runner

Beautiful... Needs a different saddle but still...

Beautiful... Needs a different saddle but still very nice.
04-01-13, 08:43 PM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 878,727
Posted By Dabbling Runner

Today I... ...gave my finished conversion......

Today I...

...gave my finished conversion...

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...to my brother in exchange for...

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03-31-13, 08:17 PM
Replies: 3,120
Views: 309,662
Posted By Dabbling Runner

Thought this was funny... click on links in...

Thought this was funny...

click on links in order

http://asheville.craigslist.org/bik/3708715704.html

http://asheville.craigslist.org/bik/3714354259.html
03-31-13, 07:23 PM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 878,727
Posted By Dabbling Runner

Don't watch it. Worse than Joe Theisman.

Don't watch it. Worse than Joe Theisman.
03-30-13, 05:27 PM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 878,727
Posted By Dabbling Runner

Today I almost finished my GT mountain bike...

Today I almost finished my GT mountain bike conversion. Went to the Recyclery to find a derailleur hanger for my chain tensioner. I couldn't find the old one and got lucky finding a perfect fit. I...
03-28-13, 05:54 PM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 878,727
Posted By Dabbling Runner

Today my wife found out she's 2 cm and 90%...

Today my wife found out she's 2 cm and 90% effaced (whatever that means... sounds almost complete). We're 37 weeks on Saturday. Probably heading to the hospital within the week to meet Jude and...
03-25-13, 06:02 PM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 878,727
Posted By Dabbling Runner

Today I rode home after a run and the wind...

Today I rode home after a run and the wind whooped my a$$. When you have to work to ride downhill, ​it's windy.
03-24-13, 06:41 PM
Replies: 11,217
Views: 956,013
Posted By Dabbling Runner

Are there mods for mods in this forum?

Are there mods for mods in this forum?
03-24-13, 06:32 PM
Replies: 2,773
Views: 524,107
Posted By Dabbling Runner

Are there "mods" for the "mods" in this...

Are there "mods" for the "mods" in this forum?
03-24-13, 02:58 PM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 4,934,073
Posted By Dabbling Runner

Got a real set of cable cutters (Park CN 10)......

Got a real set of cable cutters (Park CN 10)... trying to use the diagonals from the hardware ain't cutting it....
03-24-13, 07:50 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 6,366
Posted By Dabbling Runner

Charlotte, NC is a nice mix. If you want to...

Charlotte, NC is a nice mix. If you want to climb, you can find the hills easily. If you want flat, you can find the flat. But you have to know where you're going. Running a lot and growing up here,...
03-23-13, 02:55 PM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 878,727
Posted By Dabbling Runner

Today I got a set of used Single Digit 7's for my...

Today I got a set of used Single Digit 7's for my SS mountain conversion for $20 at our co-op/recyclery. Saved me some cash and now I've got everything I need to finish. The guys running the place...
03-23-13, 09:54 AM
Replies: 2,049
Views: 123,653
Posted By Dabbling Runner

Now, Counter Culture Farmhouse 306301 ...

Now, Counter Culture Farmhouse

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Later, a little light Champagne... Have to watch the figure.

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03-17-13, 08:25 AM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 878,727
Posted By Dabbling Runner

When I was a kid, we did this on bikes with...

When I was a kid, we did this on bikes with wiffle bats. Not jousting but like swords, like this...
http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=NXPJBt0SJgM
03-16-13, 07:59 PM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 878,727
Posted By Dabbling Runner

Today I rode.... Two miles to the bar... Two...

Today I rode.... Two miles to the bar... Two miles home.
03-16-13, 08:23 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,911
Posted By Dabbling Runner

Pics of finished project?

Pics of finished project?
03-11-13, 08:05 PM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 878,727
Posted By Dabbling Runner

The running comes easy for me. I'm doing the...

The running comes easy for me. I'm doing the riding because I despise doing intervals and speed work when I train for marathons. I did the 20 miles on the bike in and around a half marathon course to...
03-11-13, 07:40 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 26,726
Posted By Dabbling Runner

1982 Schwinn Stingray. Remember my dad helping me...

1982 Schwinn Stingray. Remember my dad helping me get on and checking it out. Christmas Eve after he got off work carrying mail. Had to be late at least 6 pm. Got it from a pawn shop. A milestone...
03-11-13, 09:53 AM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 878,727
Posted By Dabbling Runner

Great tool. Use it all the time after a long run....

Great tool. Use it all the time after a long run. Great for recovery but it hurts like hell if you have leg hair and they get caught in the rollers...

Today I realized that running and biking use...
02-19-13, 08:08 PM
Replies: 714
Views: 26,904
Posted By Dabbling Runner

I need direction for my mountain bike conversion....

I need direction for my mountain bike conversion. Best single speed crankset for a mountain bike?
02-17-13, 08:01 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 27,477
Posted By Dabbling Runner

http://charlotte.craigslist.org/bik/3621729778.htm...

http://charlotte.craigslist.org/bik/3621729778.html
02-10-13, 07:11 PM
Replies: 4,573
Views: 618,482
Posted By Dabbling Runner

Rear brake only with single speed, not fixed....

Rear brake only with single speed, not fixed. From everything I read in this forum, that's incredibly stupid, right? The bike itself is fine but if that brake goes... Good luck picking the asphalt...
02-10-13, 07:22 AM
Replies: 4,573
Views: 618,482
Posted By Dabbling Runner

http://greenville.craigslist.org/bik/3531346655.ht...

http://greenville.craigslist.org/bik/3531346655.html
02-10-13, 07:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,359
Posted By Dabbling Runner

Looks like they are out of stock...

Looks like they are out of stock...
01-27-13, 06:52 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 27,477
Posted By Dabbling Runner

Or..... you could just buy the one at Target for...

Or..... you could just buy the one at Target for $35, ride it for a 2 years, spend $157 on cheap parts to keep it on the road, and you'd spend $8/month. More than likely it'll last longer than 2...
01-25-13, 10:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,358
Posted By Dabbling Runner

Just gave in. Last post was spot on. New levers...

Just gave in. Last post was spot on. New levers are different. The bike will be out of commission until I get new cable and ends.
01-25-13, 09:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,358
Posted By Dabbling Runner

Got it. I was trying to be too gentle. Now I'm...

Got it. I was trying to be too gentle. Now I'm trying to figure out the ends of the cable and how to get the new lever to work. Different design than the direct curve. Learning a lot VERY quickly.
01-25-13, 08:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,358
Posted By Dabbling Runner

I can just pull it out?

I can just pull it out?
01-25-13, 08:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,358
Posted By Dabbling Runner

Replacing brake lever and reusing the existing cable

Newb and trying to replace a Cane Creek Direct Curve brake lever with a Soma Urban Crosstop lever. Never replaced brake levers before. I just replaced the handle bars and the Direct Curve doesn't fit...
01-20-13, 10:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,924
Posted By Dabbling Runner

Got it out with three turns of the Allen wrench....

Got it out with three turns of the Allen wrench. Going to get a stem adapter. Thanks for the help.
01-19-13, 06:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,924
Posted By Dabbling Runner

Thanks. Going to check it out now.

Thanks. Going to check it out now.
01-19-13, 06:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,924
Posted By Dabbling Runner

Help with stem/headset- GT Timberline Ltd

I need help with this. I'm converting it to a single speed. It's a 2004 GT Timberline Ltd. I want to remove the stem (adjustable... Lame) and replace it. It says it's a 1 1/8 threadless sealed...
12-31-12, 03:49 PM
Replies: 11,217
Views: 956,013
Posted By Dabbling Runner

Thanks. Know what's going the shopping cart now.

Thanks. Know what's going the shopping cart now.
12-30-12, 07:43 PM
Replies: 11,217
Views: 956,013
Posted By Dabbling Runner

I want an opinion about my 2010 Schwinn Madison....

I want an opinion about my 2010 Schwinn Madison. I just got it for $200 in great shape. I want to ride single speed with front and rear brakes (not ready to ride fixed) with bullhorns and use cross...
12-30-12, 07:22 PM
Replies: 1,128
Views: 202,498
Posted By Dabbling Runner

Stock except bars (mountain bike generic), stem...

Stock except bars (mountain bike generic), stem (Easton). Plan to switch out stem for a 25.4, bars for bullhorns, replace front brake with front and rear chrome brakes with chrome Dirty Harry BMX...
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