Bike Forums - Search Results

Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: DMC707
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
Search took 0.95 seconds.
Replies: 12
Views: 873
Posted By DMC707

LOL -- late 90's, very early '00s me and a guy I...

LOL -- late 90's, very early '00s me and a guy I was training with for track would routinely affix a tow strap to the seatpost of our bikes and pull our trucks down the street with them
Replies: 45
Views: 8,325
Posted By DMC707

Awesome! Glad to hear a success story !

Awesome! Glad to hear a success story !
Replies: 28
Views: 1,495
Posted By DMC707

Money talks

Money talks
Forum: BMX
06-11-20, 07:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 949
Posted By DMC707

Currently have a Supercross Pro XL somewhere

Currently have a Supercross Pro XL somewhere
Replies: 15
Views: 496
Posted By DMC707

A Paramount frame from the golden age of track...

A Paramount frame from the golden age of track cycling would be worth exponentially more than one from the 70's or 80's
06-08-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 28,272
Posted By DMC707

Absolutely

Absolutely
06-05-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 8,540
Posted By DMC707

what a *****

what a *****
Replies: 10
Views: 554
Posted By DMC707

Its not uncommon to see bikes that old that are...

Its not uncommon to see bikes that old that are almost unridden --- but that one appears to have been stored in a nice climate controlled area rather than a muggy garage or attic IS unique

If...
06-04-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 760
Posted By DMC707

Quite possibly belongs in this thread too ! ...

Quite possibly belongs in this thread too !

https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1202635-am-i-fred.html
Replies: 9
Views: 304
Posted By DMC707

In my area - you would be lucky to get $75 for...

In my area - you would be lucky to get $75 for that bike as it sits --- the frame is next to worthless unless you are looking for the unicorn who wants just that exact frame for some reason
Replies: 12
Views: 362
Posted By DMC707

Maybe ask him for a pic of the complete wheelset...

Maybe ask him for a pic of the complete wheelset and brake track and offer him $150 for the pair --- CXP-33's are reportedly nice rims for bigger guys
06-03-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,764
Posted By DMC707

Keeping the bars and seat white is easy -- just...

Keeping the bars and seat white is easy -- just replace 'em every 2 rides ! -- LOL . But seriously. The bar wrap is a LizardSkins product which is kinda rubbery and it wipes clean with Simple...
06-03-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,930
Posted By DMC707

Lots of us out there have more time on our hands...

Lots of us out there have more time on our hands ----- I wandered into the P&R section last week and almost got sucked into a black hole of back and forth negativity

And it was like was said...
06-03-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,930
Posted By DMC707

Dial it up to 400 and Drope the Hamer (still...

Dial it up to 400 and Drope the Hamer (still funny after all these years :roflmao2:)
06-03-20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 591
Posted By DMC707

H bara are working pretty well for me so far ...

H bara are working pretty well for me so far

These are the 2.5" ride model and I am having them swapped out for the zero rise model as the front end is already pretty tall on a 6" travel 29'er

...
06-03-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,388
Posted By DMC707

According to a quick Wikepedia search, she had...

According to a quick Wikepedia search, she had her first child at 16, then 17, then 20 and 22, then waited 10 years to have last batch and was a grandmother at age 34.

None of these would be...
06-03-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,764
Posted By DMC707

I agree --- My case study is the same...

I agree ---

My case study is the same route on Strava with 2 high end bikes - but separated by 25 years. There is roughly a 6 pound overall weight difference between these 2. My vintage...
05-31-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 471
Posted By DMC707

needle , thread - 15 minutes of your time --- ...

needle , thread - 15 minutes of your time --- it doesn't have to loolk pretty
05-31-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 960
Posted By DMC707

motivation --- the big M. Been elusive for me...

motivation --- the big M. Been elusive for me lately

i hope your rides go well !
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By DMC707

a pic would help 10 fold, but that used to be a...

a pic would help 10 fold, but that used to be a $1000 bike quite easily (emphasis on "used to be" )

Now im having a hard time with the Covid math plus the downturn in vintage bicycle prices the...
Replies: 26
Views: 1,130
Posted By DMC707

would be worth it to me ---- I love that color...

would be worth it to me ---- I love that color scheme -- but I would be looking at it as a keeper .

You might break even on it as a flip if you can get your consumables at a good price
05-28-20, 11:15 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,702
Posted By DMC707

confidenceis half the battle!

confidenceis half the battle!
05-28-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 960
Posted By DMC707

im pulling for you!!

im pulling for you!!
05-28-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,702
Posted By DMC707

bravo!!

bravo!!
05-28-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,702
Posted By DMC707

no - just a good lookin man. You should have...

no - just a good lookin man. You should have that trike trailing a sign that syays "Open for business ladies!"
Replies: 12
Views: 988
Posted By DMC707

I cannot with a clear conscious say that I am a...

I cannot with a clear conscious say that I am a "sprinter "anymore. Just a fat guy who rides a bike a few times a week

my results in my 20s in very early 30s would clearly suggest that I was more...
Replies: 22
Views: 844
Posted By DMC707

Thanks for that Rich -- truly an inspiration. ...

Thanks for that Rich -- truly an inspiration.

Im tired of getting offers of 3 and $400 bucks for $1500 bikes myself so I may try to do this as well with some of my fleet
05-26-20, 05:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 996
Posted By DMC707

Yes source some good padded shorts and wear...

Yes

source some good padded shorts and wear them under your regular shorts.

aerotech is good

dont know your height , but i once was up to 3xl in Louis Garneau shorts and the fit was roomy-...
05-24-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 541
Posted By DMC707

thanks Brawlo!

thanks Brawlo!
05-21-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 541
Posted By DMC707

Back pain with Camelback

Just got in from a long road trip-about 3500 miles round-trip-and my back was killing me every single day from hotel beds to just driving for those kinds of distances.

Once home and safely...
05-21-20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,197
Posted By DMC707

Campy is nice, but Dura Ace is a fine choice for...

Campy is nice, but Dura Ace is a fine choice for a race machine as well :thumb:
05-20-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,061
Posted By DMC707

Weight limits are pretty flexible I think --- im...

Weight limits are pretty flexible I think --- im riding a nicer grade carbon fiber Tarmac with carbon wheels at 275 lbs -- no problems so far (probably 25 rides on it over the past year -- not much...
Replies: 28
Views: 1,495
Posted By DMC707

Yes my example is an extreme one - but after...

Yes

my example is an extreme one - but after languishing on FB Marketplace for a year with a $750 asking price I lowered it to $600 and eventually took $400 (with a nice Turbo saddle installed...
05-18-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,642
Posted By DMC707

Quill stem means it gets a pass

Quill stem means it gets a pass
05-18-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 334
Posted By DMC707

I like brifters too -- they were common enough by...

I like brifters too -- they were common enough by '93 -- go for it.
05-18-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By DMC707

Yes - my restoration of this bike reminds me of...

Yes - my restoration of this bike reminds me of jjhabbs restoration of his Cannondale in this thread -- ...
05-18-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By DMC707

Cane Creek Thudbuster -- You must be...

Cane Creek Thudbuster --

You must be pretty tall - some modern riser bars would do that bike a world of good

those posts are still made - they have evolved some since then though
...
05-18-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By DMC707

Pulled my DeBErnardi out of retirement - and observations

Have been on a long 10 day sabbatical out of town that was very stressful - so when I was sufficiently recovered I wanted to go for a ride, but another ride on my late model wouldn't do --- seems...
05-18-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 960
Posted By DMC707

Great information -- thanks !

Great information -- thanks !
Replies: 21
Views: 1,101
Posted By DMC707

Dont overthink it, its just a bike. (Saying...

Dont overthink it, its just a bike. (Saying this respectfully)

A youtube video can probably have you adjusting brakes adequately in little time. As long as the front end is not loose, just go...
05-17-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 960
Posted By DMC707

Btw - I cannot blame this event on being shut in...

Btw - I cannot blame this event on being shut in or staying at home and eating weird food. I'm considered an essential worker

I had gotten accustomed to weighing myself every day and this was a...
05-17-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 960
Posted By DMC707

Dealing with the Covid 15. Vinnie Tortorich was right!

Vinnie Tortorich, A Fitness guru type who I follow through Podcasts recently stated that all the shut ins across America would be going through the COVID-15 before long. That is a 15 pound weight...
Replies: 21
Views: 1,101
Posted By DMC707

A steel frame Lemond for $400 is a fair deal

A steel frame Lemond for $400 is a fair deal
Replies: 29
Views: 1,713
Posted By DMC707

Wonderful job on the cleanup!

Wonderful job on the cleanup!
05-17-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 271
Posted By DMC707

yes i remember my shop owners wife dealing...

yes

i remember my shop owners wife dealing with Roberto directly when my bike was ordered

She said he had a very continental accent and probably drove all the women crazy

lol. -- that was...
Replies: 11
Views: 425
Posted By DMC707

I sold one for $500 not too long ago -- nice...

I sold one for $500 not too long ago -- nice bike
05-13-20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,915
Posted By DMC707

I live in Moore, Oklahoma --- the only thing we...

I live in Moore, Oklahoma --- the only thing we are famous for is the 3 largest tornadoes in history , -- and Toby Keith :troll:
05-13-20, 07:08 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,915
Posted By DMC707

These are the most dangerous folks. Banana peels...

These are the most dangerous folks. Banana peels are responsible for more slip and fall accidents and more auto Mobile pile ups than anything

its science. I mean, watch a cartoon for heavens...
05-12-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,425
Posted By DMC707

It is, but I enjoyed seeing the pic of that...

It is,

but I enjoyed seeing the pic of that classic track bike again anyway :)
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.