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09-23-19, 08:05 PM
Replies: 89
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Posted By iab

I've gotten lazy in my advanced years. Before...

I've gotten lazy in my advanced years. Before I'd swap a chainring and freewheel to "climbatize" a bike designed for a young skinny person. Now I just leave those bikes alone and enjoy them around...
09-11-19, 10:19 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,474
Posted By jimincalif

Back when I was first road riding, circa 1971 and...

Back when I was first road riding, circa 1971 and 13 years old, I hung out a lot at the LBS. IIRC the owners’ names were Jerry and Duane, they were absolute saints for putting up with me. At least...
09-10-19, 11:35 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 8,933
Posted By Sapperc

Yawn all you want, but I always use obnoxiously...

Yawn all you want, but I always use obnoxiously bright daytime flashing running lights front and rear. My experience is that it definitely grabs motorists attention even more so than my fluorescent...
08-30-19, 08:23 PM
Replies: 21,577
Views: 2,181,566
Posted By gna

My Sports is my main commuter. I don't keep...

My Sports is my main commuter. I don't keep track of mileage, but I'd guess over 1500 miles a year.
08-30-19, 07:16 PM
Replies: 21,577
Views: 2,181,566
Posted By paulb_in_bkln

I don't think the question is silly but if you...

I don't think the question is silly but if you were thinking they're a hobbyist thing that's certainly not the case here in NYC. See many being ridden every day. I don't know my total mileage but...
08-30-19, 02:23 PM
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Views: 2,181,566
Posted By Salubrious

You never know what is possible until you try. I...

You never know what is possible until you try. I bought my Superbe years ago so I could participate in the Lake Pepin 3-speed Tour. That was the most fun I had on a bike and really showed me that...
08-30-19, 05:53 AM
Replies: 21,577
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Posted By BigChief

For the past few years it'm my touring bike that...

For the past few years it'm my touring bike that doesn't get much mileage. Pretty much all my riding is on comfy, upright 3 speed roadsters. My back and wrists aren't as happy riding drop bars as...
08-29-19, 08:59 PM
Replies: 21,577
Views: 2,181,566
Posted By jackbombay

I put around 800-1000 miles a year on my 1963...

I put around 800-1000 miles a year on my 1963 resto mod Hercules :-)
07-15-19, 10:30 AM
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Posted By Salubrious

Actually that will be the key itself, all set to...

Actually that will be the key itself, all set to go. There weren't that many different locks, but don't worry- its unlikely anyone in your town will have the same key :)
07-07-19, 04:12 PM
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Posted By Murray Missile

Factory bike paint is pretty tough. I use a...

Factory bike paint is pretty tough. I use a Wagner heat gun on low or medium to soften dealer stickers on my cars then picked away at the edges, they're made of the same stuff. It also works on...
05-20-19, 03:57 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 25,427
Posted By Lemond1985

The Brits have been building and riding quality...

The Brits have been building and riding quality bikes much longer than Americans, They were decades ahead of us.

I love my '76 Competition. It was fixie for a while, then a 700x35 gravel bike, and...
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