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10-20-19, 11:42 AM
Replies: 52,476
Views: 7,085,069
Posted By Lemond1985

Lemond Zurich, Reynolds 853, heck of a deal at...

Lemond Zurich, Reynolds 853, heck of a deal at $400. Don't think it's a 58 cm though, as advertised.

https://modesto.craigslist.org/bik/d/stockton-lemond-zurich-road-race-bike/6997045588.html
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10-20-19, 06:25 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,088
Posted By Lemond1985

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10-20-19, 05:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 287
Posted By Lemond1985

You're sounding like someone's mother: "Cut...

You're sounding like someone's mother:

"Cut your hair! Stand up straight! Smile every once in a while, those braces were EXPENSIVE. Buy some decent clothes. And put on a jockstrap, you'll lose...
Forum: Foo
10-20-19, 05:29 AM
Replies: 3,737
Views: 297,408
Posted By Lemond1985

So this is Mt. Whitney? Should be according to...

So this is Mt. Whitney? Should be according to the map below. Great pics. I have a ride I'm planning out of Johnsondale up to Kern Meadow, where you can see Mt. Whitney from the west side. Will post...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-19, 10:22 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 17,844
Posted By Lemond1985

No. "Effing destroyed" is more like it....

No. "Effing destroyed" is more like it. :D
10-19-19, 10:19 AM
Replies: 680
Views: 39,552
Posted By Lemond1985

This guy argues that front ends on pro road bikes...

This guy argues that front ends on pro road bikes are lower now than they used to be, so that riding on the hoods of a modern bike is about like riding the drops of a racing machine from the past.
...
10-19-19, 08:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 757
Posted By Lemond1985

"The Wildwood Flower grew wild on the farm, and...

"The Wildwood Flower grew wild on the farm, and we never knowed what it was called." -Stafford, J.

But I digress. Addressing my main point:



You are not the boss of me.
10-19-19, 07:33 AM
Replies: 680
Views: 39,552
Posted By Lemond1985

On closed courses where there are zero road...

On closed courses where there are zero road hazards, yes.
10-19-19, 07:18 AM
Replies: 52,476
Views: 7,085,069
Posted By Lemond1985

Did you see the $575 Colnago? Needs a new paint...

Did you see the $575 Colnago? Needs a new paint job but that's pretty reasonable for a complete bike. Could be a fun DIY winter resto project.
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10-19-19, 06:54 AM
Replies: 52,476
Views: 7,085,069
Posted By Lemond1985

Many were overbuilt, like tank's.

Many were overbuilt, like tank's.
10-19-19, 06:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 757
Posted By Lemond1985

It look's like I learned a new word today....

It look's like I learned a new word today. Thank's!

The Greengrocer's Apostrophe (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apostrophe#Superfluous_apostrophes_(%22greengrocers'_apostrophes%22))
10-19-19, 06:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 757
Posted By Lemond1985

Is there a "no ranting" clause buried deep in the...

Is there a "no ranting" clause buried deep in the forum rules, or the "I Accept" adhesion contract we all agreed to as forum members? I don't recall seeing one.
10-18-19, 05:41 PM
Replies: 52,476
Views: 7,085,069
Posted By Lemond1985

Nice presentation, this guy could teach a class...

Nice presentation, this guy could teach a class in making a fairly nondescript bike (though nice) seem like something very very special. From a sales perspective, he really milks every possible...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-19, 06:31 AM
Replies: 957
Views: 19,016
Posted By Lemond1985

Yeah, but a small change in the angle of your...

Yeah, but a small change in the angle of your ankle flex, at the bottom of the pedal stroke, can throw everything off substantially. Something to consider.
Replies: 11
Views: 287
Posted By Lemond1985

Did yours have the flared seat tube down near the...

Did yours have the flared seat tube down near the BB? I thought that was a cool feature of my PDG 5.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-19, 06:21 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 17,844
Posted By Lemond1985

... along with bucket seats, an e-cigarette...

... along with bucket seats, an e-cigarette charger, curb feelers, pointy tail lights, and a horn that plays "La Cucaracha". :)
10-18-19, 05:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 750
Posted By Lemond1985

Sad.

Sad.
10-17-19, 06:51 PM
Replies: 17,901
Views: 2,807,692
Posted By Lemond1985

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Forum: Commuting
10-17-19, 05:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,023
Posted By Lemond1985

Allow me to serve up some Ebay spam for a...

Allow me to serve up some Ebay spam for a somewhat similar product, these look fun. I think Cinelli made the original ones:
...
10-17-19, 05:18 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,584
Posted By Lemond1985

Planning becomes instinct. I don't mind falling...

Planning becomes instinct. I don't mind falling down every now and then, the only thing bad about falling down, is when you fall down, and get hurt doing it. If you aren't hurt, no harm no foul. I...
10-17-19, 04:27 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,843
Posted By Lemond1985

You would have to have reason to know the bike...

You would have to have reason to know the bike was stolen. A person paying full fair market value, under circumstances not hinting at anything shady, ought to be protected from prosecution, I would...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-19, 03:37 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 17,844
Posted By Lemond1985

“I don't hate them...I just feel better when...

“I don't hate them...I just feel better when they're not around.”

Charles Bukowski, from Barfly
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-19, 12:44 PM
Replies: 957
Views: 19,016
Posted By Lemond1985

And telemarketers almost never leave messages, so...

And telemarketers almost never leave messages, so that eliminates them.

What gets me is having to change my phone habits so radically, and even buy a second phone line just to take 99% bogus calls...
10-17-19, 12:34 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,584
Posted By Lemond1985

So people who have had these kinds of crashes, is...

So people who have had these kinds of crashes, is tucking in your chin a credited strategy? That's how I plan my falls / crashes, as close to a tuck and roll as I can manage, and arms in as much as...
Forum: Foo
10-17-19, 08:51 AM
Replies: 12,976
Views: 742,896
Posted By Lemond1985

Asks strangers at pubs, "Is your wife into...

Asks strangers at pubs, "Is your wife into 'sporking'? She enjoys it, does she?"

http://www.morethings.com/fan/monty_python/nudge-nudge-monty-python-100.jpg
10-17-19, 07:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 369
Posted By Lemond1985

Some people have had good luck with using boat...

Some people have had good luck with using boat paint, since it's designed to resist intense sunlight, salt water, wind, rain, etc. I have not tried it myself yet, but see no reason why it would not...
Forum: Foo
10-17-19, 05:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 169
Posted By Lemond1985

Beavis and Butthead watch Tool's first video,...

Beavis and Butthead watch Tool's first video, "Sober" @50 seconds: :D

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tPxDX0QMK_0
Forum: Foo
10-17-19, 05:43 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,180
Posted By Lemond1985

A List of American Standards Would be Incomplete Without This Song

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bI3QVsW30j0
10-16-19, 04:24 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,843
Posted By Lemond1985

I deliberately took that factor out, so there...

I deliberately took that factor out, so there would be no decision left other than what to do, hand it over, stand your ground, whatever. Because proving ownership would be next to impossible without...
10-16-19, 03:43 PM
Replies: 17,901
Views: 2,807,692
Posted By Lemond1985

Sloppy medical tape with sloppy gold paint?

Sloppy medical tape with sloppy gold paint?
10-16-19, 03:19 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,843
Posted By Lemond1985

What are their BF handles? They sound familiar....

What are their BF handles? They sound familiar. :D

One time I had some hoboes that were sitting under some trees along the railroad tracks yell to me "get a job". I ignored them as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-19, 03:02 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,766
Posted By Lemond1985

Coleman Valley Road looks awesome, from the...

Coleman Valley Road looks awesome, from the description below, I'd like to try it sometime. Much steeper than Mt Tamapais. which is also awesome and in the area.
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10-16-19, 02:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,239
Posted By Lemond1985

^^^ Tried it many times, various different...

^^^ Tried it many times, various different commands, dogs universally ignore me. And I think I know why.

I hate to state the obvious, but what is a trained dog doing running out in the road...
10-16-19, 02:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,298
Posted By Lemond1985

He just didn't look much like a cyclist to me....

He just didn't look much like a cyclist to me. Usually these shoes are better when the producers try to have a host with at least some experience in the sport which they are so authoritatively...
10-16-19, 01:58 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,843
Posted By Lemond1985

I've had about 4-5 bikes stolen over the years...

I've had about 4-5 bikes stolen over the years (don't want any of 'em back, FWIW). One of them was stolen, recovered, and then stolen again. None were locked up, so I learned my lesson eventually,...
10-16-19, 01:25 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,843
Posted By Lemond1985

"Hey, That's MY Bike!!!"

Inspired by this post: https://www.bikeforums.net/21165558-post52391.html

Let's say you're riding around on one of your favorite bikes that you bought used on Ebay or CL, and stranger tells you...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-19, 12:41 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 17,844
Posted By Lemond1985

Well, so are people in cars. But at least people...

Well, so are people in cars. But at least people in cars don't try to pretend they're athletes by disguising their cars as bicycles when they're not, and then having the gall to demand the same...
10-16-19, 07:24 AM
Replies: 17,901
Views: 2,807,692
Posted By Lemond1985

"The rug really ties the room together."

"The rug really ties the room together."
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-19, 07:22 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,254
Posted By Lemond1985

Very calming place. That first shot with the...

Very calming place. That first shot with the horses looks like it's probably close to the spot where this famous scene from the ending of Planet of the Apes (Spoiler alert!) was filmed:
...
Forum: Foo
10-16-19, 06:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 858
Posted By Lemond1985

I take it you have seen A Man Called Horse where...

I take it you have seen A Man Called Horse where the Indians string up Richard Harris like that? I suspect Harris actually enjoyed doing that scene. :D
10-16-19, 06:44 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,284
Posted By Lemond1985

All the more reason to ride with a video camera,...

All the more reason to ride with a video camera, and not let this guy go home after hitting you, and peel all those stickers off to destroy the evidence.
10-16-19, 06:41 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,113
Posted By Lemond1985

Rotten name though, it sounds like a small cheap...

Rotten name though, it sounds like a small cheap economy car. How about renaming it "Shimano Echelon"? Or a Hispanicized name like "Shimano Camino". Who are these guys paying to name their groupsets...
10-16-19, 06:26 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,019
Posted By Lemond1985

... and leave the clear cellophane in place, no...

... and leave the clear cellophane in place, no point in tearing the patch off while removing it.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-19, 06:22 AM
Replies: 957
Views: 19,016
Posted By Lemond1985

Yeah, those Arizona winters are tough. :D

Yeah, those Arizona winters are tough. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-19, 06:20 AM
Replies: 857
Views: 81,811
Posted By Lemond1985

"Barry White, ladies and gentlemen, Barry White....

"Barry White, ladies and gentlemen, Barry White. Let's hear it for the man." :D
10-16-19, 06:12 AM
Replies: 7,513
Views: 2,028,757
Posted By Lemond1985

$125 bucks? Ouch! Looks quite nice though. ...

$125 bucks? Ouch! Looks quite nice though.



Here's a cheap solution for that, I have 3 of these. They will also hold a small frame pump.
...
10-16-19, 05:55 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,584
Posted By Lemond1985

OP is this the road? ...

OP is this the road?

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1197x701/walters_1173170aa6604ec9adaf1ed9e944dacfba09ce59.png

I miss riding in this area, the roads really are...
Replies: 16
Views: 1,313
Posted By Lemond1985

Sad but true. I feel sorry for most sellers these...

Sad but true. I feel sorry for most sellers these days, but then that's why I'm not one of them. I don't know if there was ever a time you could make decent money flipping bikes, but it sure isn't...
10-16-19, 05:30 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,454
Posted By Lemond1985

Yep, you want your best, most compelling stuff...

Yep, you want your best, most compelling stuff right at the beginning, use that to hook your viewer. Because if you save it for last, the viewer may no longer be around to see it. Maybe have...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-19, 04:52 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,254
Posted By Lemond1985

I have a ride where the road follows a river up...

I have a ride where the road follows a river up through a canyon. There are several places along the road where, about 3-4 inches to the right of the white "fog line" on the edge of the road, the...
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