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11-15-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 650
Views: 44,309
Posted By Papa Tom

Lemond1985: I was that way when I was playing...

Lemond1985: I was that way when I was playing drums professionally in my twenties and thirties. I didn't have a pot to piss in and I was really frugal with all my purchases, except those having to...
11-15-20, 06:50 AM
Replies: 61,145
Views: 9,149,184
Posted By Bianchigirll

they probably could have, and I am facebook jail...

they probably could have, and I am facebook jail so I can’t ask
Forum: Foo
11-13-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 625
Posted By ahsposo

Not to make light of deadly addiction; My...

Not to make light of deadly addiction; My personal addiction is nicotine. I haven't smoked or used any nicotine delivery system in about 30 years. I quit cold turkey 3 times with years going by...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-20, 09:39 PM
Replies: 2,681
Views: 441,611
Posted By ooga-booga

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11-07-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,856
Posted By Marylander

I received the decals from the UK this afternoon...

I received the decals from the UK this afternoon and got all the mechanicals set up so I took my maiden voyage this evening. I've got a tall/short reach stem on there allowing a pretty upright...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-20, 05:34 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 17,175
Posted By GlennR

Wireless brakes are the next big thing you'll be...

Wireless brakes are the next big thing you'll be forced into.
11-06-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 20,242
Views: 3,394,316
Posted By Velo Mule

Is it the manufacturer that is coming up the...

Is it the manufacturer that is coming up the "close enough to fool 'em" names or the U.S. distributor. It is bad enough in the new retail market. In the used market, on Craigslist, et al. It can be...
11-06-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,788
Posted By dddd

Saddle tilt relates to how the rider is...

Saddle tilt relates to how the rider is positioned on the bike, which in turn is related to how much torque on average is being applied to the pedals.

Long rides and gentle rides will see the...
11-05-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 20,188
Posted By noglider

In March, my spouse and I moved out of our home...

In March, my spouse and I moved out of our home in Manhattan and into our weekend home in the Hudson Valley. Traffic is very light, and the roads are gorgeous and hilly. I have to try hard to find a...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-20, 05:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,640
Posted By Amt0571

I don't know if it's legal in the USA. In Europe,...

I don't know if it's legal in the USA. In Europe, as long as you follow the traffic rules, you can do it.

I've done it several times. Just make sure that:

1. You will be able to hold a higher...
11-04-20, 08:18 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,777
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

I understand and support your statements, but...

I understand and support your statements, but know this.

Before a DA prosecutes a case against a driver who kills or injures a cyclist, the police has to investigate the case. Most police...
11-04-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 623
Posted By jamesdak

Ok, I think I have this solved after all. I had...

Ok, I think I have this solved after all. I had a decent Chorus 9 speed groupset on hand also. I just had some issues with getting the RD back together a while ago and put this set aside until now....
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 229,116
Posted By Velo Vol

I hope you were added to the database.

I hope you were added to the database.
11-04-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,657
Posted By GamblerGORD53

Cyclist couldn't figure out what's going on right...

Cyclist couldn't figure out what's going on right in front of him?? WTF.
Plus it's night. DEFENSIVE riding is compulsory. TMO.
11-04-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 991
Posted By cubewheels

My cheap China brand road bike came with...

My cheap China brand road bike came with "Prowheel Ounce" compact, alloy crankset (50/34) square taper.

I don't know how much the crankset cost but no surprise if it's cheap. I've checked the...
11-04-20, 06:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 991
Posted By The Chemist

I've got a LitePro crankset on my bike as well (I...

I've got a LitePro crankset on my bike as well (I bought it off the Chinese domestic Alibaba website called Taobao as I actually live in China), though not the same one - mine is a single 50t...
Forum: Foo
11-03-20, 05:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,211
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Given all the fires in Napa and Sonoma counties,...

Given all the fires in Napa and Sonoma counties, Thunderbird may have a shot.
11-03-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 991
Posted By mstateglfr

https://www.nashbar.com/shimano-sora-r3000-9speed-...

https://www.nashbar.com/shimano-sora-r3000-9speed-crankset-165mm-34-50t-efcr3000ax04x/p530611

$74 for a Sora crank in 165mm. I bought one earlier this year for my 13yo.

It's more modern...
11-03-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 991
Posted By friday1970

I bought this LitePro crankset off AliExpress. ...

I bought this LitePro crankset off AliExpress.
https://www.aliexpress.com/item/32792720560.html?spm=a2g0s.9042311.0.0.2be24c4djbSsgu
Very light and stiff. The only issue I've had with it was how...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,233
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

The mirror advice is good. For me, it's...

The mirror advice is good. For me, it's mandatory.

You can find what roads other cyclists favor by looking at the Strava Heat Map: https://www.strava.com/heatmap#7.00/-120.90000/38.36000/hot/all
...
11-01-20, 07:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 812
Posted By wolfchild

They need to do what Peloton did a while ago....

They need to do what Peloton did a while ago. make an ad where some guy buys an exercise bike for his wife and the whole world erupts into an uproar. and we end up with a 20 page thread on bikeforums...
11-01-20, 01:07 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 18,858
Posted By Drillium Dude

So, to close out Orange Bike Month, I'd like to...

So, to close out Orange Bike Month, I'd like to provide a little update regarding that trio of pumpkin-colored bikes I posted last night:
...
10-31-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,269
Posted By CAT7RDR

Truth: Family members will tell you multiple...

Truth: Family members will tell you multiple times how dangerous cycling is while they stuff themselves on sweets and salty snacks, complain of stomach issues from obesity, and go get their blood...
Forum: Foo
10-31-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 11,592
Views: 2,389,413
Posted By nycphotography

I can only speak for myself, but I cannot imagine...

I can only speak for myself, but I cannot imagine a more important place to protect from murder hornets.
10-30-20, 11:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,378
Posted By merziac

Heat is your friend, obviously tough to do inside...

Heat is your friend, obviously tough to do inside with not enough ventilation especially if you have to heat the area.

Rough sanding promotes penetration and speeds up the process a lot too.

I...
10-29-20, 08:03 PM
Replies: 20,242
Views: 3,394,316
Posted By Headpost

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Dude, you gotta sell it a little better than that!

Makes you wonder if this poor...
10-29-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 46,809
Posted By gsteinb

LOL they say that every generation

LOL

they say that every generation
10-29-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,469
Posted By bark_eater

I filed some sort of report form, but they didn't...

I filed some sort of report form, but they didn't really have an option for a simple package getting misdirected. It was funneling me towards "Does this package contain cremated human remains?" if...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-20, 10:48 PM
Replies: 2,681
Views: 441,611
Posted By ooga-booga

the general’s highway/ca hwy 198 lower stretch...

the general’s highway/ca hwy 198 lower stretch near the three rivers sw entrance to sequoia national park.
...
10-27-20, 06:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,878
Posted By noimagination

Sometimes. Averages out to about ... once per...

Sometimes. Averages out to about ... once per 2hr ride. Sometimes more. Less when my wife and I are on our tandem.

It's better now than 25 years ago. As the number of cyclists has increased in...
10-26-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,630
Posted By Gary in NJ

I hope I'm not too late to chime in. I was a...

I hope I'm not too late to chime in.

I was a stander. I have a post on here somewhere asking for advice on if standing is correct. With a 50/50 response rate (pro/con) I didn't seem to learn...
10-26-20, 05:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,838
Posted By Narhay

1976 Raleigh Super Course Mk II

I picked this up from the original owner a few days ago. It is a bit crusty in places but I am maybe overly optimistic some judicious use of a brass wire wheel should tidy it up nicely.

WP600K71...
10-23-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 20,242
Views: 3,394,316
Posted By curbtender

Fresno? It better have AC...

Fresno? It better have AC...
Forum: Foo
10-20-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 954
Posted By indyfabz

“It’s not that I’m lazy; it’s that I just don’t...

“It’s not that I’m lazy; it’s that I just don’t care.”

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=_iiOEQOtBlQ
10-19-20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 479
Posted By cxwrench

I'm not sure what you've been up to previously...

I'm not sure what you've been up to previously but I'd want to be right on or within a single mm regarding spoke length. Tubular rims aren't very good sellers these days as you can pull a great...
10-19-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 479
Posted By xiaoman1

Lemond1985 What about these? :D ...

Lemond1985
What about these? :D
https://losangeles.craigslist.org/wst/bop/d/los-angeles-campagnolo-victory-crono/7216379444.html
Best, Ben
10-19-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 20,242
Views: 3,394,316
Posted By JaccoW

Simplex Cycloïde 'Kruisframe'

Now this is hardly a weird one but just a fun bit of bicycle weirdness of the Dutch second-hand market.

This is a Simplex Cycloïde Tour 'kruisframe', also known as a Pastor's bicycle, cross frame,...
10-19-20, 06:44 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 16,660
Posted By djb

I beg to differ, and many other people do also....

I beg to differ, and many other people do also. Glueless patches have a reputation not to last very long, certainly not worth the hassle down the road of having to deal with a slow leak or simply...
Forum: Foo
10-18-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 694
Posted By ooga-booga

the og neil young version of “lotta love” is ...

the og neil young version of “lotta love” is
mich more spartan and without the crossover saxophone attempts.
10-18-20, 04:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,677
Posted By cubewheels

"If buy from our store, and we'll throw in random...

"If buy from our store, and we'll throw in random freebiesssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssss"
10-17-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,429
Posted By downhillmaster

Wow. I check the A&S forum fairly regularly and...

Wow.
I check the A&S forum fairly regularly and I also regularly keep an eye on the news and I cannot understand how I missed all of the recent truck driving homicidal maniacs you referenced.
Also...
10-17-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 61,145
Views: 9,149,184
Posted By PilotFishBob

I have a 1970, black with chromed lugs. Unlike...

I have a 1970, black with chromed lugs. Unlike this seller I chose to believe the S/N dating as I understand these were available that year but not in the catalog. I'm running 33mm Somas on it,...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 229,116
Posted By big john

I first heard Time Has Come Today from a small...

I first heard Time Has Come Today from a small radio in the middle of the night back in the late 60s. It blew me away and I didn't know who it was or if I would ever hear it again. Our only source...
10-16-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,045
Posted By Happy Feet

Saying people who ride fixed gear are trying to...

Saying people who ride fixed gear are trying to be macho is like saying people who ride unicycles want to be clowns.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-20, 06:28 AM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 229,116
Posted By Velo Vol

People who support fall/winter/standard time...

People who support fall/winter/standard time should be punished.
10-14-20, 06:34 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,537
Posted By ridelikeaturtle

I try to look as ridiculous as possible. Gotta...

I try to look as ridiculous as possible. Gotta keep up the MAMIL traditions, you know. Polka-dots, shaved arms and legs, fluro-pink helmet... hell, I'm middle-aged!

When I was younger, I'd have...
10-13-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 61,145
Views: 9,149,184
Posted By hazetguy

These don't pop up all that often, and this one...

These don't pop up all that often, and this one looks super clean.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-56cm-1990-Cannondale-SR900-Road-Racing-Bike-Campagnolo-Athena-VGC/174476963791
Vintage 56cm...
10-12-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 307,143
Posted By Bob Ross

I just saw the 2019 Tom Hooper film of Andrew...

I just saw the 2019 Tom Hooper film of Andrew Lloyd Weber's musical Cats.

I almost threw up in my mouth. I saw the Broadway stage production 30-something years ago and proclaimed it the Worst....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-20, 06:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,122
Posted By mgopack42

I make are the tubes I buy have removable cores,...

I make are the tubes I buy have removable cores, and then I add 2 oz of Orange seal to each tube. this is exactly the kind of puncture that sealants are good at sealing.
10-11-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,025
Posted By cudak888

At least it isn't a spacer made out of the...

At least it isn't a spacer made out of the Handyman's Secret Weapon...
...
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