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Forum: Foo
04-10-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 228
Posted By wgscott

A life tragically cut short

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Remembering Prince Philip, in his own words:Prince Philip: 90 of the Duke of Edinburgh’s most excruciating commentsIndependent (UK)...
04-04-21, 09:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 180
Posted By woodcraft

Foldable trail dogs

https://cog.konaworld.com/kona-foldable-trail-dogs-available-in-web-store-now/
Forum: Commuting
03-31-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,845
Posted By locolobo13

They've finished the new bike lane on McClintock...

They've finished the new bike lane on McClintock Dr in Chandler yesterday. Most of the construction is gone. Tried it out yesterday and this morning.
Forum: Commuting
03-15-21, 09:11 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,845
Posted By Tundra_Man

Consecutive bicycle work commute number 1150: ...

Consecutive bicycle work commute number 1150:

Tough, tough ride today.

Temp was decent at 30F, but overnight we had 6" of wet, heavy snow on the ground and more was falling. Wind was blowing...
Forum: Foo
03-14-21, 02:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 534
Posted By no motor?

Goodbye Bike Forums

I've enjoyed most of my time here but it's come to an end. This site helped me to learn how to ride more and better, but like most other hobby sites there comes a time when members run out of...
03-06-21, 07:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 407
Posted By tungsten

Pic brings back memories...like,...wailing on...

Pic brings back memories...like,...wailing on those seat stay clevises with a rubber mallet to get them lined up for heat treating. lol....
Forum: Foo
02-24-21, 09:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,871
Posted By droppedandlost

Good grief. Now I have to collect vintage coffee...

Good grief. Now I have to collect vintage coffee grinders? You guys are killing me.
02-23-21, 02:12 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,343
Posted By badger1

Is there a relationship between the two?

Is there a relationship between the two?
Forum: Commuting
02-14-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 986
Posted By Road commuter

Commuting by bike was the best

Just saying. Commuting can be fun!

Recently retired. Rode just over 58,000 km commuting by bike during my last 13 years. Couldn't have survived the drudgery without it lol

Ride safe!!! David
Forum: Touring
02-10-21, 02:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,179
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

The main issue with the backpacker type acoustic...

The main issue with the backpacker type acoustic guitars is that they sound WORSE than the new el-cheapo Acoustics that are playable but not rugged and durable.
Even Martin's backpacker sounds ...
Forum: Foo
02-04-21, 07:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,071
Posted By P.L.Jensen

About to turn 65... I laminated a...

About to turn 65... I laminated a poplar/carbon-fiber/10oz. fiberglass/checkerboard cedar/basswood longboard... Seismic trucks with some big-fast wheels... I live on a flat 1/4 mile smooth asphalt...
Forum: Foo
02-01-21, 12:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 677
Posted By SpeedRanger

Keep up, lycra boy

Clever marketing..


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EQ0-brPK_AA
Forum: Foo
01-30-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,071
Posted By dedhed

Cleaning out my parents estate I recently found...

Cleaning out my parents estate I recently found the skateboards we grew up with.

...
Forum: Commuting
01-23-21, 06:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,583
Posted By grolby

Ah yes, sorry, I neglected to consider the many...

Ah yes, sorry, I neglected to consider the many thousands of working class heroes across this fine nation looking for the right bike for getting to work in their custom suits.
01-23-21, 06:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,873
Posted By Koyote

In reality, most people on a forum like this...

In reality, most people on a forum like this already have plenty of usable bikes, and it won't hurt us to just keep riding 'em.
01-12-21, 07:32 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,530
Posted By Doug Fattic

I've been to the XB3 factory in Kharkov several...

I've been to the XB3 factory in Kharkov several times in the early 2000s. There are lots of stories I can tell about these experiences. We are involved in a charity project to provide pastors with...
01-03-21, 11:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,120
Posted By enxhi.xhafa1

I got the fork whoo-hoo!!! Edit: And I can...

I got the fork whoo-hoo!!!
Edit: And I can finally post pictures yay!!

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Forum: Foo
01-02-21, 12:12 AM
Replies: 11,592
Views: 2,389,370
Posted By majmt

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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01-01-21, 07:10 AM
Replies: 20,242
Views: 3,394,256
Posted By dmarkun

Miele Antique Bike: diagram of the measurements - for a taller rider I guess

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Forum: Commuting
12-31-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,845
Posted By K'Tesh

2021! The “How was your commute?” thread!

Yes, I've re-upped, and am still in China, I made it through the dumpster fire that was 2020, and I still ride bikes. Oh, and it's 2021 here (I was afraid it'd be 13/01/2020 (so I double checked and...
12-28-20, 03:54 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,469
Posted By randyjawa

This is the start of where the shipment went...

This is the start of where the shipment went wrong - simple human error and we (human beings) error things up all the time. Blaming the shipping process is unfair, in my opinion. And the target...
12-27-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,469
Posted By randyjawa

Though hardly the end of this tale of the stem,...

Though hardly the end of this tale of the stem, the stem has landed. My most sincere thanks to the fellow BF members who pitched in to get this steering stem to me. It is targeted for a late...
Forum: Foo
12-24-20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 735
Posted By StupidlyBrave

https://i.imgur.com/BFkfXNv.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/BFkfXNv.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/AvLX9Wa.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/irzFIHn.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/hBjARmd.jpg
Forum: Foo
12-24-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,634
Posted By wgscott

I'm thinking of giving my kid a box with all of...

I'm thinking of giving my kid a box with all of the tools he broke.
Forum: Foo
12-22-20, 05:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,378
Posted By Machka

Master's Degree

Last weekend I graduated with my Master's degree after 6 years of working at it part time while working. Hoping to finally relax a bit over Christmas! :) And cycle ... of course cycling!
...
12-21-20, 12:33 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,626
Posted By cubewheels

Had the same experience. I think it was the lead...

Had the same experience. I think it was the lead rider yelling to his buddies to keep their line (and not chase me). I had few other experiences where some of the riders broke away from their group...
12-19-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 20,242
Views: 3,394,256
Posted By Clang

Something intense is going on/ has gone down...

Something intense is going on/ has gone down here.OLD SCHOOL BMX GUY MR DONT COME UNLESS YOU ARE READY TO BUY FLAGMAN - $75 (9453 banning hb)...
12-17-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 20,242
Views: 3,394,256
Posted By '02 nrs

Ibis

V brakes on a disc brake rim,other wise a nice ride.
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/675x900/00y0y_7abqeoj3rfa_0t20ci_1200x900_c7a7901147c0f7d81488db3a49d2a6c2cabfc370.jpg...
12-13-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,941
Posted By veganbikes

If you have doubts, you should pass. I doubt that...

If you have doubts, you should pass. I doubt that bike is that worth it. There are some holy grail bikes in the world but sometimes it just isn't worth a big risk over a bike.
12-13-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,155
Posted By alexihnen

So somehow this bike has now made its way to me....

So somehow this bike has now made its way to me. I'd been looking for a Tesch and this one came up on Facebook Marketplace in New Jersey. Today it is exactly as it was in the photos from nine years...
Forum: Foo
12-11-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,340
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Beans, beans the musical fruit the more you eat...

Beans, beans the musical fruit the more you eat the more you toot. The more you toot the better you feel. So we have beans with every meal.

This bean thread has me craving some beans and putting...
Forum: Foo
12-11-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,340
Posted By genec

OMG... the Fava secret revealed!!! Follow up!

OK... here's the thing. I did quick searches on the 'net... did not bother doing a "deep dive" on these Favas. Big mistake.

Yes, they come fresh, in long green pods and must be "liberated"...
12-10-20, 07:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 714
Posted By DMC707

Wow! Just wow

Wow! Just wow
12-09-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,020
Posted By jaxgtr

If you have a caulk gun with a little hole in the...

If you have a caulk gun with a little hole in the handle like this one, you can use that to cut the tube of caulk, thus you dont need a knife to open the caulk....

...
11-19-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,602
Posted By berner

I'm a retired boat builder and have worked with...

I'm a retired boat builder and have worked with composites, both glass and carbon. That is a fine job and I would not worry about it. Nevertheless, it costs nothing to keep an eye on it.
11-19-20, 12:26 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,602
Posted By Yellowlab

Part 2 continued

Part 2
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Step nine: Sand first carbon treatment to desired look. I...
11-13-20, 10:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,172
Posted By mackgoo

I'll let you know. ...

I'll let you know.


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11-10-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 631
Posted By JohnDThompson

Ugly, but not dangerous.

Ugly, but not dangerous.
Forum: Commuting
11-05-20, 08:46 PM
Replies: 15,454
Views: 11,525,399
Posted By Helldorado

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1280x960/thumbnail_img_4873_d8eee335ee1c7865141e4c6b33810ef97f5350f2.jpg...
11-04-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,028
Posted By Hypno Toad

I honestly didn't believe this day would ever...

I honestly didn't believe this day would ever come! 3 years after starting this thread, 4 years after I started working with the advocacy group, 5 years since high school kids raised the funds to...
Forum: Commuting
11-02-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,387
Posted By HoustonGal

I seriously doubt anyone has read this thread in...

I seriously doubt anyone has read this thread in years, but I have an update: I am still here on Saba (which is COVID-free!) and I was seriously missing bike commuting but was also seriously...
11-02-20, 05:59 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 41,492
Posted By metz1295

Love this bike. My Roscoe 7 will be here in...

Love this bike. My Roscoe 7 will be here in January. As a beginner, I couldn't justify the extra $600 for the Roscoe 8. However, There was enough add on to justify the Roscoe 7 over my original...
Forum: Commuting
10-24-20, 09:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,626
Posted By flangehead

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AjGXn249Fc0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AjGXn249Fc0
10-22-20, 11:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,848
Posted By Susannav

Picked up the bike. Will be cleaning and...

Picked up the bike.
Will be cleaning and polishing this winter.
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1130/psx_20201005_193844_472063445c06e3e33eb546971368cd21a1254809.jpg...
Forum: Commuting
10-22-20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 32,790
Posted By Smokinapankake

Ultrasonic inspector , ASTM level II. I work in...

Ultrasonic inspector , ASTM level II. I work in the nuclear industry, specifically inspecting the tubing used to make nuclear fuel rods. I didn’t vote in the poll because I’m lazy...
Forum: Commuting
10-20-20, 11:03 PM
Replies: 614
Views: 115,099
Posted By Joe Bikerider

California Bay Laurel Umbellularia californica

California Bay Laurel
Umbellularia californica
Forum: Commuting
10-13-20, 06:38 PM
Replies: 614
Views: 115,099
Posted By rhm

It wasn't raining when I left the house this...

It wasn't raining when I left the house this morning. :thumb:
but drizzle started about five minutes out :notamused: and stopped after a few minutes. :thumb:
But it started up again, and got...
10-09-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 279
Posted By illjustride

Aruba Mountain Biking

Hey folks, I wanted to share an old video from where I visited Aruba and went Mountain Biking. For anyone who does decide to travel there, they are safe to visit as long as you are. There aren't many...
10-01-20, 10:21 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,643
Posted By MarcusT

Who has the time or the inclination to give flak...

Who has the time or the inclination to give flak for the type of bag you have on your rack?
If anything, I would give you some flak on the dry rot in your fencing ;)
Forum: Commuting
09-28-20, 05:13 AM
Replies: 15,454
Views: 11,525,399
Posted By fabiotux

Hi there! There's my Seven Alaris. I bought...

Hi there!

There's my Seven Alaris. I bought it here in Brazil.

Some guy brought this beauty to brazilian's territory back in 2003 and years later sold it to ME! hehehe.
I made some adjustments...
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