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12-30-19, 03:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 850
Posted By Headpost

Ah, right you are. Still, I found it interesting,...

Ah, right you are. Still, I found it interesting, and somewhat relevant, that Schwinn is now making a road bike with a carbon fiber frame. Wanting to add something useful to this discussion I read a...
12-30-19, 12:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 850
Posted By Headpost

Maybe not this one. I was surprised to see these...

Maybe not this one. I was surprised to see these too.

https://www.schwinnbikes.com/en/usa/bikes/road/fastback-carbon-105-s11309m10
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12-30-19, 09:22 AM
Replies: 18,277
Views: 2,931,885
Posted By Headpost

Selling his bikes because he lost his job in...

Selling his bikes because he lost his job in advertising?


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12-19-19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 616
Posted By Headpost

What kind of handlebar bag is that, if you don't...

What kind of handlebar bag is that, if you don't mind?
12-16-19, 08:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,292
Posted By Headpost

For what it's worth, I have a cheap, beat to...

For what it's worth, I have a cheap, beat to hell, track bike with a Nexus 3-speed hub on the rear wheel. It gets the heaviest chain that Kryptonite makes wrapped around its seatpost if I''m planning...
12-14-19, 02:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,180
Posted By Headpost

On the last page you get a look at what I assume...

On the last page you get a look at what I assume is his car collection.

Yeah, I'll just be going now. Can you catch the bus up the street there? Oh great. Thanks again!.
12-04-19, 12:27 PM
Replies: 18,277
Views: 2,931,885
Posted By Headpost

I wish the giants would stop cross-posting in the...

I wish the giants would stop cross-posting in the "normal" section..

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11-15-19, 09:34 PM
Replies: 18,277
Views: 2,931,885
Posted By Headpost

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/998x679/shy_bcf40183a868baa839438300f6c25d2019b23d23.jpg

A little shy
11-15-19, 09:32 PM
Replies: 18,277
Views: 2,931,885
Posted By Headpost

That's not a lasso, it's a whip! (This is a San...

That's not a lasso, it's a whip! (This is a San Francisco listing.)

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11-12-19, 08:24 PM
Replies: 18,277
Views: 2,931,885
Posted By Headpost

Talk about bullhorn bars . . . and that whip...

Talk about bullhorn bars . . . and that whip would come in handy here in NYC.
11-09-19, 05:18 PM
Replies: 18,277
Views: 2,931,885
Posted By Headpost

This actually looks like a great deal for someone...

This actually looks like a great deal for someone so I feel bad for making fun of the seller, and you could sort of understand because the bike is black, and on sale, and Thanksgiving is coming up....
11-09-19, 12:07 PM
Replies: 53,741
Views: 7,517,984
Posted By Headpost

Looks to me like the headtube actually has an...

Looks to me like the headtube actually has an "aero" teardrop shape to it, probably with another tube inside--adding weight and doing practically nothing else. It is a cool-looking old bike, though.
11-02-19, 08:04 PM
Replies: 53,741
Views: 7,517,984
Posted By Headpost

Yes, I have nothing better to do this Saturday...

Yes, I have nothing better to do this Saturday night than look at Craigslist ads and wish that certain bikes were my size. Darnit!! It does seems like it's a good time of year to buy a bike, even in...
10-28-19, 06:24 PM
Replies: 18,277
Views: 2,931,885
Posted By Headpost

Not so much wacky as just plain nuts . . . IMHO: ...

Not so much wacky as just plain nuts . . . IMHO:

https://newyork.craigslist.org/brk/bik/d/brooklyn-fendi-selleria-luxury-bike/7008738159.html
...
10-23-19, 07:21 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,175
Posted By Headpost

Mixed messages riding home today: ...

Mixed messages riding home today:

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Forum: Folding Bikes
10-19-19, 12:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,268
Posted By Headpost

Since I last posted here I've worked some more on...

Since I last posted here I've worked some more on my design and also taken the, possibly meaningless, step of applying for a provisional patent. It turns out that this isn't very expensive to do. I...
10-17-19, 05:25 PM
Replies: 18,277
Views: 2,931,885
Posted By Headpost

How about we weigh it, and I get $30 back for...

How about we weigh it, and I get $30 back for every pound it's over by. (I've heard these aren't bad frames.)
10-03-19, 10:00 PM
Replies: 18,277
Views: 2,931,885
Posted By Headpost

I didn't think anyone would care. ...

I didn't think anyone would care.

https://newyork.craigslist.org/fct/bik/d/fairfield-schiller-water-bike-aluminum/6992070726.html
10-03-19, 07:32 PM
Replies: 18,277
Views: 2,931,885
Posted By Headpost

This one seems better, but I haven't tried either...

This one seems better, but I haven't tried either so I really don't know.

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09-27-19, 08:30 PM
Replies: 18,277
Views: 2,931,885
Posted By Headpost

I'm definitely not selling this because of the...

I'm definitely not selling this because of the Gypsy woman who appeared at the house today and told me it was the only way to pass on the evil spell that's befallen our family since the cursed thing...
09-26-19, 05:41 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,951
Posted By Headpost

Oh man, still showing it with the flowers looking...

Oh man, still showing it with the flowers looking fresh in the wheels. Now I feel even sadder.
...
09-25-19, 10:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,951
Posted By Headpost

Saw this Tuesday morning riding to work.

Near the entrance to the bike lane on the Brooklyn side of the Manhattan Bridge.
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09-15-19, 09:56 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 24,685
Posted By Headpost

I wouldn't have been riding on that road either,...

I wouldn't have been riding on that road either, but I'm sure this cyclist had his reasons, and I find it interesting that there haven't been more comments about the idea that maybe he should have...
09-14-19, 12:19 PM
Replies: 53,741
Views: 7,517,984
Posted By Headpost

Check out that cassette: ...

Check out that cassette:

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Ceramic coated? I wouldn't want to ride it because it...
09-14-19, 11:51 AM
Replies: 18,277
Views: 2,931,885
Posted By Headpost

Cannon, Dale? Naah, that's a cheap...

Cannon, Dale?



Naah, that's a cheap copy.
09-14-19, 05:36 AM
Replies: 18,277
Views: 2,931,885
Posted By Headpost

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

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Hot!

(Now we're cookin'? Looks like a good range of gears? Just needs a good...
09-12-19, 08:18 AM
Replies: 18,277
Views: 2,931,885
Posted By Headpost

Yes, much sportier that way. ...

Yes, much sportier that way.

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09-12-19, 07:37 AM
Replies: 18,277
Views: 2,931,885
Posted By Headpost

The message is: Your fork is bent. ...

The message is: Your fork is bent.

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08-29-19, 07:17 AM
Replies: 18,277
Views: 2,931,885
Posted By Headpost

Get your child ready for our post apocalyptic...

Get your child ready for our post apocalyptic future?

https://newyork.craigslist.org/fct/bik/d/trumbull-frankenstein-half-track/6966119630.html
...
08-08-19, 10:46 AM
Replies: 53,741
Views: 7,517,984
Posted By Headpost

The vertical dropouts make it a particularly bad...

The vertical dropouts make it a particularly bad idea on a Cannondale.
08-05-19, 03:11 PM
Replies: 53,741
Views: 7,517,984
Posted By Headpost

Cool old Bianchi folder (though it probably...

Cool old Bianchi folder (though it probably weighs a ton).

https://newyork.craigslist.org/que/bik/d/rare-vintage-1960s-bianchi-il-bici/6946439761.html
...
08-02-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 53,741
Views: 7,517,984
Posted By Headpost

I was close!

I was close!
08-02-19, 05:42 AM
Replies: 53,741
Views: 7,517,984
Posted By Headpost

Interesting! Was this to make you stop thinking...

Interesting! Was this to make you stop thinking about the flex in your frame?
07-29-19, 04:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 961
Posted By Headpost

Had the same bike back in the day--I had a lower...

Had the same bike back in the day--I had a lower end one with the steel fork--and also wish I'd never sold it. Even with its heavy Wolber rims that was indeed a fast bicycle. Mine fit me just fine.
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-12-19, 07:45 AM
Replies: 3,904
Views: 701,073
Posted By Headpost

I just have to say that, although I've never...

I just have to say that, although I've never ridden one, I think the Swift has more "pleasing" proportions than most 20" folders--probably because the top tube is straight and nearly level and sits...
07-11-19, 08:45 PM
Replies: 53,741
Views: 7,517,984
Posted By Headpost

If you don't already know, these are not classic...

If you don't already know, these are not classic or vintage so this doesn't really belong in this category. This is a BikesDirect, made in China or Taiwan, bike and has nothing to do with the old...
07-10-19, 02:34 PM
Replies: 53,741
Views: 7,517,984
Posted By Headpost

https://cnj.craigslist.org/bik/d/trenton-trek-950-...

https://cnj.craigslist.org/bik/d/trenton-trek-950-single-track-mtb-used/6930496170.html

...
07-10-19, 06:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,170
Posted By Headpost

Americans Shouldn’t Have to Drive . . .

Didn't know much of this. Thought it was a good read.

https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2019/07/car-crashes-arent-always-unavoidable/592447/?utm_source=pocket-newtab
05-31-19, 11:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,158
Posted By Headpost

That there are basically no bike lanes in Forest...

That there are basically no bike lanes in Forest Hills? Which doesn't have anything to do with where the subway ends?






Well, I'm sure I deserve your, and everyone else's, derisive tone,...
05-30-19, 08:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,158
Posted By Headpost

Yes, it is a MAJOR bike lane, and I do appreciate...

Yes, it is a MAJOR bike lane, and I do appreciate it, I've ridden on it many times, but it ends right at FOREST HILLS, WHICH IS THE PLACE I WAS TALKING ABOUT!
...
05-30-19, 08:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,158
Posted By Headpost

No, I didn't ride that day. I ride as much as I...

No, I didn't ride that day. I ride as much as I can, but I had my reasons; I took the subway, sheesh.

And sorry, but now that Manhattan and Brooklyn have bike lanes--some much better than...
05-29-19, 06:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,158
Posted By Headpost

Yes, and the rain protection--for the lucky bike...

Yes, and the rain protection--for the lucky bike owners who get a place under the glass--is nice too. Just thought it was funny in such an otherwise-bike-unfriendly place.

Here is a detail of the...
05-28-19, 07:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,158
Posted By Headpost

Got a Laugh From This Today . . .

My work took me to Forest Hills in Queens, New York today, where all of the streets I encountered looked like nightmares for cyclists. I didn't see a single bike lane there (it turns out they...
05-16-19, 07:13 PM
Replies: 53,741
Views: 7,517,984
Posted By Headpost

Tried to buy this but guess I was too late: ...

Tried to buy this but guess I was too late:

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1003x664/shogun_72791632dae7b5ef652c67803d5f2078f04f359a.jpg

This isn't cheap but for the right...
05-12-19, 07:28 PM
Replies: 53,741
Views: 7,517,984
Posted By Headpost

https://newyork.craigslist.org/stn/bik/d/staten-is...

https://newyork.craigslist.org/stn/bik/d/staten-island-vintage-classic-georgena/6887039357.html

...
05-03-19, 08:47 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,951
Posted By Headpost

Another expensive example in my market, which is...

Another expensive example in my market, which is expensive to begin with.

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1000x971/970_ccab04c0ae6f2b68ddd3fbfda74b7fb3c5e35c98.jpg
04-25-19, 08:20 PM
Replies: 53,741
Views: 7,517,984
Posted By Headpost

Another very desirable touring bike being given...

Another very desirable touring bike being given away, supposedly. If this is real, someone's probably claimed it by now, but thought I'd post it here anyway.
...
04-24-19, 08:40 PM
Replies: 53,741
Views: 7,517,984
Posted By Headpost

^ Weird that someone knows enough about bicycles...

^ Weird that someone knows enough about bicycles to measure the seat tube and top tube that way--even if they fudged the picture that was supposed to show the standover--and wants to just give that...
04-08-19, 07:11 PM
Replies: 18,277
Views: 2,931,885
Posted By Headpost

Darn, it's a little too big for me! (The...

Darn, it's a little too big for me!

(The shipping is actually surprisingly reasonable.)
...
04-01-19, 06:34 PM
Replies: 53,741
Views: 7,517,984
Posted By Headpost

Well, shows you how much I know. I owned an early...

Well, shows you how much I know. I owned an early Cannondale, but not that early, and it wasn't a touring model. Thank you for the information.
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