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04-30-19, 09:21 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 19,905
Posted By 980C Rider

Username meaning

I ride a Giant 980 C Carbon Fiber I bought from the now defunct NOVA cycles back in '92 I think.
04-22-19, 03:59 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,080
Posted By 980C Rider

Blue Collar

Hey now, I'm blue collar from my hard hat covered head to my Wolverine work boots (of course, I'm also quite the unicorn) and I absolutely can't stand monster trucks, NASCAR, or professional...
02-05-19, 07:36 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 9,226
Posted By 980C Rider

I'd go Campy, but the cost. Actually,...

I'd go Campy, but the cost.

Actually, nevermind, I just checked Amazon for "Campagnolo shifters", I can get a Campy Centaur ep 2x11 shifter for $134.59

Also on Amazon, I can get a Shimano 105...
02-04-19, 06:06 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 9,226
Posted By 980C Rider

Okay, what will you use that's not Shimano?

Okay, what will you use that's not Shimano?
01-06-19, 06:46 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 8,497
Posted By 980C Rider

Not really, as not too too many people have read...

Not really, as not too too many people have read or even remember reading Dante's Inferno.
01-06-19, 06:41 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,876
Posted By 980C Rider

Not just your age, I'd imagine lots of riders in...

Not just your age, I'd imagine lots of riders in this C & V forums are of similar ages, me? I'm double-nickel, 55 for those that don't speak trucker.
01-01-19, 12:47 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,876
Posted By 980C Rider

Good, I was getting more than tired of seeing...

Good, I was getting more than tired of seeing clipless pedals and cleats.
I can't use clipless pedals, I wear a size 15, and so far, I haven't found anyone that makes a cleat in a 15 (not only that,...
12-31-18, 12:51 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,876
Posted By 980C Rider

Of the two pics, the blackwalls do make it look...

Of the two pics, the blackwalls do make it look faster while the skinwalls make it look lighter.

On a personal note, it's nice to see another rider that still uses clips and straps...:)
12-31-18, 12:34 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 8,497
Posted By 980C Rider

Riding the road, what with fools texting whilst...

Riding the road, what with fools texting whilst behind the wheel, other fools driving erratically, fools in too much of a hurry, running red lights and stop signs, etc.
I'll just ride my trainer.
01-21-15, 10:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 844
Posted By 980C Rider

Use Windex and paper towels.

Use Windex and paper towels.
01-08-15, 05:24 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 10,140
Posted By 980C Rider

Not mistaken, and I've grievously sorry, I have a...

Not mistaken, and I've grievously sorry, I have a tendency to shoot off my mouth and ask for forgiveness later.
Agreed, calling someone an idiot isn't very nice, but I would've thought being called...
01-08-15, 05:18 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 10,140
Posted By 980C Rider

Forgive me, it's true, sarcasm is very difficult...

Forgive me, it's true, sarcasm is very difficult to convey in the written word, that, and I'm used to having to deal with folks that have no sense of humour. Sarcasm exception being what genec wrote...
01-08-15, 01:30 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 10,140
Posted By 980C Rider

Despite the fact you're a senior member, I'm...

Despite the fact you're a senior member, I'm gonna take issue with your "proposal".

Seeing as you're Canadian, you're used to government controls and readily accept them either because you think...
01-08-15, 12:52 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 10,140
Posted By 980C Rider

Thank you, but since getting clipless shoes would...

Thank you, but since getting clipless shoes would also necessitate getting clipless pedals (and both these items translate to money I don't have available), I'll just stick with clips, straps, and my...
01-08-15, 11:05 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 10,140
Posted By 980C Rider

From back when I first started riding, I...

From back when I first started riding, I tightened my toe strap too much and couldn't get my foot out at a stop, so yes, I fell over.
Still use clips and straps to this day as I've never found...
01-07-15, 01:59 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 9,318
Posted By 980C Rider

Ummm, 'scuse me, but what part of 'very nearly...

Ummm, 'scuse me, but what part of 'very nearly ****geneous' was lost on you?
01-07-15, 01:42 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 9,318
Posted By 980C Rider

So.....was the cat's name 'bam-bam'?

So.....was the cat's name 'bam-bam'?
01-07-15, 01:41 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 9,318
Posted By 980C Rider

What, which? Like, Rush, or says? Like can be...

What, which? Like, Rush, or says? Like can be used as a verb, noun, adverb, adjective, or modifier. says can be a verb, adverb, noun, or interjection.
Now on to Rush, first result of a Google search...
01-06-15, 10:44 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 9,318
Posted By 980C Rider

Thank you sir for the welcome, but what did race...

Thank you sir for the welcome, but what did race have to do with anything? The basic racial makeup of the old Soviet Union is very nearly ****geneous.
Oh, and I don't hold being a commie against...
01-06-15, 10:18 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 9,318
Posted By 980C Rider

I'm thinking that's likely because you're a...

I'm thinking that's likely because you're a commie pinko ('course, the only evidence I have for my assertion is your avatar of Mikhail Gorbachev in a Soviet jersey).
Holy crap, I just checked out...
01-06-15, 05:11 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 9,318
Posted By 980C Rider

Got a whole phrase you could say in front of...

Got a whole phrase you could say in front of either your pastor or your mother - syphilis, spreadin', sperm burpin', gutter **** (I have to put this as **** because y'all's programme edited my...
Forum: Introductions
01-06-15, 12:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 629
Posted By 980C Rider

Thanks bnb.

Thanks bnb.
Forum: Introductions
01-04-15, 06:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 629
Posted By 980C Rider

Vintage Giant 980C

Hey all, my name's Doug.
I ride (less now than when I bought it) an Antique 1992 Giant Carbon Fiber 980 C roadbike (it's less now than when I bought it because now that I'm 51 and NOT living at...
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