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09-09-20, 10:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 732
Posted By scarlson

I bet there's not much difference. Not like if...

I bet there's not much difference. Not like if the fork were flipped around. It's just as if some really swept-back cruiser bars were installed with the stem facing forwards. Bigger tiller effect,...
05-29-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 9,376
Views: 909,336
Posted By texaspandj

Guys, thanks for the encouragement for the new...

Guys, thanks for the encouragement for the new side business.
On to other news. Initially, for this season, riding was taking a back seat to my other fitness endeavors. But now it's time for it to...
05-27-20, 03:56 AM
Replies: 9,376
Views: 909,336
Posted By texaspandj

You mean these guys? ...

You mean these guys?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6c7d8BYJy8I
04-12-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 9,376
Views: 909,336
Posted By CenturionII

I have enjoyed reading all of the great...

I have enjoyed reading all of the great information on this thread. I donít have the Ironman, but an 86 Elite RS that my brother left me back in the early 90ís. I still love the ride.
...
04-06-20, 09:30 PM
Replies: 9,376
Views: 909,336
Posted By VintageTTfan

Don't apologize.....why give the PC Police...

Don't apologize.....why give the PC Police anymore power than they have..........
04-05-20, 09:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By Jeff Wills

Schwinn promo film from 1965

Good history and a time capsule from the last century:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TEFvGYhfXnw
04-05-20, 09:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,818
Posted By Eric F

The owner with his returned bike... ...

The owner with his returned bike...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/750x677/fbe9cd26_5a7b_49a5_bc95_8cfb32bf714a_225c47a4233a481770ac94d302fa89dbbce8d8f4.jpeg
04-05-20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 9,376
Views: 909,336
Posted By jim dandy

TXsailor ... Nicely equipped for long...

TXsailor ...
Nicely equipped for long distance-high speed travels ...
JD :thumb:
04-04-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 9,376
Views: 909,336
Posted By seypat

In other news, I went to the office to get my van...

In other news, I went to the office to get my van this morning around 9am. I noticed a lady in my neighborhood out on a run with another runner. She is on the same Marathon training team that I am on...
04-03-20, 08:36 PM
Replies: 9,376
Views: 909,336
Posted By zjrog

I know people that have flown, and fly these...

I know people that have flown, and fly these jets. For them, Thank you. I, myself, am a retired sailor. And still need a few more years before I get to finally retire. Good luck Brother! Good eating,...
04-02-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 9,376
Views: 909,336
Posted By ddeand

I’m enjoying looking at all the Ironman bikes on...

I’m enjoying looking at all the Ironman bikes on this thread! I’m still plugging away on my Ironman project, but I figured I would give you an update on my touch-up paint progress. The Miami Vice...
04-02-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 9,376
Views: 909,336
Posted By seypat

This quip was so subtle I missed it the first...

This quip was so subtle I missed it the first time around!
04-01-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 9,376
Views: 909,336
Posted By madpogue

Like you, I have mixte feelings about it.

Like you, I have mixte feelings about it.
03-31-20, 09:51 PM
Replies: 9,376
Views: 909,336
Posted By canklecat

You commuted between Bowie and Lockheed? Yikes....

You commuted between Bowie and Lockheed? Yikes. That wasn't bad up until about 10-15 years ago when 287 turned into a giant parking lot. Remember when you could drive 287 and see maybe one car every...
03-31-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 9,376
Views: 909,336
Posted By texaspandj

That is amazingly Awesome. Congratulations on...

That is amazingly Awesome.
Congratulations on your retirementTXsailor
03-29-20, 10:18 PM
Replies: 9,376
Views: 909,336
Posted By jim dandy

Texaspandj ... Good to see The Carbonman again....

Texaspandj ...
Good to see The Carbonman again. Forgot how good it looks. Looks like Spring has arrived in Central Texas.
Was able to get Old Ironbutt out for 36 enjoyable miles today.
Ironbutt...
03-26-20, 02:21 AM
Replies: 9,376
Views: 909,336
Posted By canklecat

Continental's cheap but good Ultra Sport II is...

Continental's cheap but good Ultra Sport II is available in many sidewall colors including yellow. Much better tire than the low price would indicate.

Conti just revamped the Ultra Sport III...
03-21-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 9,376
Views: 909,336
Posted By Bogester

I rode mine the other day...lots of time to ride...

I rode mine the other day...lots of time to ride all my bikes recently 🙃. ...
03-21-20, 06:18 AM
Replies: 9,376
Views: 909,336
Posted By seypat

Here you go. Not as cool as RT's, but it does...

Here you go. Not as cool as RT's, but it does have snazzy chainrings. We seem to be getting lots of questions about gearing. I have bikes with with the 600 and the 105 drivetrains. I also have all...
03-12-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 9,376
Views: 909,336
Posted By fleslider

As some may know my Miami Vice has been on...

As some may know my Miami Vice has been on display at my local COOP that i am involved with. a couple weeks ago they decided that the bikes on display really needed a display tag. i really liked the...
02-15-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 9,376
Views: 909,336
Posted By PugRider

Hey peeps, just figured I'd update you all on an...

Hey peeps, just figured I'd update you all on an '86 Ironman project I took on a few weeks ago.
Before:
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49376264506_afb38d2e94_k.jpg...
02-01-20, 11:53 PM
Replies: 9,376
Views: 909,336
Posted By madpogue

X-Prize goes to the first person who can hook up...

X-Prize goes to the first person who can hook up a Harbor Freight ultrasonic cleaner to a stuck seat post and.....
02-01-20, 06:11 PM
Replies: 9,376
Views: 909,336
Posted By seypat

Booyah!

Booyah!
02-01-20, 06:04 PM
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Views: 909,336
Posted By RobbieTunes

Booked rooms for Hotter 'n Hell. 😎

Booked rooms for Hotter 'n Hell.
😎
12-26-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,322
Posted By RobbieTunes

Nothing for me. I've not been naughty, but I'm...

Nothing for me.
I've not been naughty, but I'm more of a giver....so I played Santa:
Guerciotti Sport. Chorus Synchro 2. FIR rims, etc.
Yes, NOS. Yes, the bike AND the group. Pic is after she...
12-25-19, 08:08 PM
Replies: 9,376
Views: 909,336
Posted By TriBiker19

My biggest Christmas gift this year has been...

My biggest Christmas gift this year has been being able to come to this forum and not deal with drama. I'm the treasurer for my local Romance Writers of America chapter and it's just insane and I...
12-12-19, 08:33 AM
Replies: 9,376
Views: 909,336
Posted By TriBiker19

If I'm lucky, someday I will! My husband has...

If I'm lucky, someday I will! My husband has already resigned himself to it and capped me at five bikes, which means I still have room in the stable...
12-09-19, 12:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,595
Posted By T-Mar

TenGrainbread is correct, it's a Giant...

TenGrainbread is correct, it's a Giant manufactured frame. Specifically, July 1984. Though I have no records of Giant having contract manufactured for Salsa, the brand does date back to 1981, so I...
11-29-19, 08:22 PM
Replies: 9,376
Views: 909,336
Posted By RobbieTunes

Must be the camera angle. It definitely is. My...

Must be the camera angle. It definitely is. My 56cm is long gone. This one is stamped 54cm and with the 80mm stem, it's still a bit long. Still figuring out my options. I have the OEM components, all...
11-19-19, 03:57 PM
Replies: 9,376
Views: 909,336
Posted By TriBiker19

My beautiful race bike! Just arrived today. My...

My beautiful race bike! Just arrived today. My husband brought it upstairs because he knows there's no way it's going to live in the garage.
...
11-18-19, 11:54 AM
Replies: 9,376
Views: 909,336
Posted By TriBiker19

It worked for Rosebud. (She came with the paint...

It worked for Rosebud. (She came with the paint job, but I saw pictures of before the guy did it.)...
10-16-19, 03:24 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,682
Posted By mechanicmatt

Something like this happened to me except...

Something like this happened to me except different.


Let me explain, I bought a Cannondale hybrid from someone who had just "moved" from a local college town and no longer needed it, I didn't...
10-07-19, 10:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,180
Posted By SurferRosa

Cruisin' for Schwinns in downtown Bowie ... ...

Cruisin' for Schwinns in downtown Bowie ...

there's a song in there somewhere. Blaze Foley coulda hammered it out...
10-05-19, 10:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,695
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

Early racing Cannondales were listed as SR...

Early racing Cannondales were listed as SR (racing geometry) or SC (criterium geometry) until the early '90s or so. After that they went to the R prefix until the CAAD designations fully took over...
09-18-19, 07:47 AM
Replies: 9,376
Views: 909,336
Posted By RobbieTunes

Time to call myself out, and promote Bernie

No secret, I've been busy with helping get people to the Coppi event. Also with downsizing my fleet from 56cm to 54cm, building the 54's, riding a few centuries, meeting friends to ride, etc etc...
09-05-19, 11:42 AM
Replies: 9,376
Views: 909,336
Posted By riva

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. https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/479x412/1salmon_29c38f6c9e4173f6191824fe294a71b94018775b.jpg

Client test ride, she likes the bike. Maybe another year until the frame is a...
06-16-19, 08:51 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,119
Posted By 52telecaster

This is my dad and grandfather in grandpas...

This is my dad and grandfather in grandpas backyard/garage machine shop.https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/655x479/fb_img_1560696460820_32fb0288f0d2195fdc095516a1c97609f13955f7.jpg...
06-07-19, 06:47 AM
Replies: 9,376
Views: 909,336
Posted By seypat

That's purdy!

That's purdy!
05-28-19, 09:35 AM
Replies: 9,376
Views: 909,336
Posted By seypat

We now have it verified that tex is a humble,...

We now have it verified that tex is a humble, down to earth person. There is no way a person with a big head could wear a youth helmet.
05-08-19, 08:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 793
Posted By jjhabbs

Would you like your bike featured on my youtube channel?

Hey all,
If you live in the Chicago area and you have an interesting bicycle maybe we can feature it on my youtube channel! Bring it by the mancave and we can shoot the video. its simple. I do the...
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