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Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 08:51 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,312
Posted By iReadBlitz

Ridiculous. I've heard of this but it didn't sway...

Ridiculous. I've heard of this but it didn't sway me away from buying white shoes. I just got back into cycling after a 10 year absence and I am, lets just say, not a stud by any means.
If while I'm...
07-08-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By Iride01

Why worry about it? Just go riding. The dent...

Why worry about it? Just go riding.

The dent bothers you and the rusty end of the cable housing doesn't?
05-29-21, 08:03 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,811
Posted By paulb_in_bkln

You've summed up everything I learned in painting...

You've summed up everything I learned in painting my Trek. If I had somewhere to work outdoors, protected from the wind and blowing dust, I would not hesitate to try this again. As I had to convert...
05-19-21, 01:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 972
Posted By randyjawa

It is all good and very happy to see that all of...

It is all good and very happy to see that all of my work is, once again, available to those who need it.

A couple of years ago, while sitting in the villa that I rent in Jamaica, a fellow...
05-05-21, 04:38 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,377
Posted By nlerner

A couple of years ago I was younger than I am now.

A couple of years ago I was younger than I am now.
04-16-21, 03:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,867
Posted By jamesdak

And while he was here talking bikes with me DHL...

And while he was here talking bikes with me DHL called to arrange delivery of the Guv'nor I ordered months and months ago as a fun little, slow down and enjoy the experience, bike.
...
04-16-21, 07:05 AM
Replies: 63,086
Views: 9,628,227
Posted By capt_velo

I know just the guy for that seat post setup! ...

I know just the guy for that seat post setup!


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04-15-21, 01:08 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,217
Posted By spelger

and i thought it was to have a low resting heart...

and i thought it was to have a low resting heart rate.
04-14-21, 06:09 PM
Replies: 8,022
Views: 2,520,140
Posted By Roger M

A bike I recently finished for my son. It's a...

A bike I recently finished for my son. It's a 1984 Serotta Nova Special. It's fitted with 6700 Ultegra drivetrain and brakes, Bontrager Race lite wheels, 7410 Dura Ace crankset and bottom bracket. ...
04-05-21, 08:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,353
Posted By chaadster

I gotta say, most of the threads on the topic are...

I gotta say, most of the threads on the topic are rubbish, and I’ve seen a lot of them over the course of my +12 years on BF. I say this because it was only this year that I saw someone suggest...
03-30-21, 04:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 449
Posted By Koyote

You just described my first marriage.

You just described my first marriage.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 1,641
Views: 231,729
Posted By botty kayer

Perhaps a bit C&V-ey for some, but they both run...

Perhaps a bit C&V-ey for some, but they both run 20 speed Campag so are not as old as they may look. New tyres on the Merckx and tried the Nikor with some deep rimmed old style Shamals, and in my...
03-10-21, 06:14 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,523
Posted By shelbyfv

I'd suggest avoiding whatever contributed to your...

I'd suggest avoiding whatever contributed to your other thread. https://www.bikeforums.net/cyclocross-gravelbiking-recreational/1225400-poop-fun-after-2-solid-rides-row.html
02-24-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 682
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

My eyes see no crease or corner to the dent....

My eyes see no crease or corner to the dent. That's good as any sharp feature can act as a stress concentrator. But to be sure I suggest you stop riding this frame and send it to me for safe care:)...
02-23-21, 10:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 611
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

I think the cage's inner plate being upside down...

I think the cage's inner plate being upside down has something to do with the problem... Remove it and reinstall right side up and get back to us with your findings. Andy
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-21, 02:51 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,399
Posted By tomato coupe

Just one. My sources tell me it was a Domane...

Just one. My sources tell me it was a Domane SLR-7.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-21, 07:12 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,015
Posted By mackgoo

Bianchi Ti Mega Tube. I bought it because it's a...

Bianchi Ti Mega Tube. I bought it because it's a Bianchi and very unique. I love it.


...
01-10-21, 06:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 915
Posted By Mattdiano

Probably won't get your balls busted if you buy...

Probably won't get your balls busted if you buy this group and sport if with pride on your bike!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3,016
Views: 856,530
Posted By Het Volk

That is a really sick bike. Also - not many Ti...

That is a really sick bike. Also - not many Ti Lemonds around, so definitely a bit of a collector bike.
11-05-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,455
Posted By CargoDane

Nothing like using a computer to complain on a...

Nothing like using a computer to complain on a website about clocks and being nostalgic for a time hundreds of years ago.
09-26-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 63,086
Views: 9,628,227
Posted By Rocket-Sauce

Chrome lugs are so. damn. sexy. ...

Chrome lugs are so. damn. sexy.

https://boston.craigslist.org/sob/bik/d/kingston-vintage-70s-windsor/7203206559.htmlVintage 70's Windsor Competition Bicycle - $600 (Kingston,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,274
Posted By Just Mark

As every Roadie knows: The proper way to crash on...

As every Roadie knows: The proper way to crash on your bike is to keep your feet locked to the pedals, your butt on the seat and your hands on the handle bar. This will protect your bike as your...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 06:39 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,274
Posted By Zaskar

Can you give us your instagram, YouTube channel...

Can you give us your instagram, YouTube channel and any other socials you're posting all your rad stuff? I'm sure we're all going to want to follow your awesome adventures. In meantime, I'll just...
07-26-20, 11:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,012
Posted By NewATBikeComute

First ever half century!

Well, have not done a lot of cycling this year. Working from home, so no commuting mileage, and my attitude towards making an effort to do, well, anything beyond what I have to do, has been 'I...
06-30-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,448
Posted By Last ride 76

​​​​​ Very cool, but different... 1998 Custom...

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Very cool, but different... 1998 Custom Wisconsin
​​​​factory modded Reynolds 853 Lemond Zurich. S&S couplers installed and then finished with custom factory paint and decals... It's a...
06-16-20, 10:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 430
Posted By SalsaShark

While not the OP's bike, this one has a few...

While not the OP's bike, this one has a few thousand miles under its belt and is Extra Smooth! Might help satisfy your photo deficiency. I will get around to cutting off the excess steerer...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 11,032
Posted By cb400bill

Let's not turn this thread into another frame...

Let's not turn this thread into another frame material choice/argument thread. Thank you.
04-23-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 7,199
Views: 698,401
Posted By scarlson

One hen's tooth. Presumably sold by an honest...

One hen's tooth. Presumably sold by an honest lawyer upon discovery that hell had frozen over. Saw a pig fly the other day, but it was 4/20.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,767
Posted By 69chevy

The main benefit goes to the person who got paid...

The main benefit goes to the person who got paid adjusting a seatpost and a stem based on what they believe is best for you.
03-27-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,894
Posted By steelbikeguy

does it count if I took the photos?? At the...

does it count if I took the photos??

At the 2015 NAHBS, Mark DiNucci had an unpainted frame on display. It clearly showed some of the really cool details that paint would tend to obscure or...
03-19-20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,151
Posted By HillRider

Yes indeed but not necessarily in a positive...

Yes indeed but not necessarily in a positive direction. :thumb:

I remember reading a saying: "Where ever your relationship is going, it will get there faster on a tandem."
03-18-20, 08:01 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,312
Posted By nomadmax

Especially when he billed it as "rare". That's...

Especially when he billed it as "rare". That's the same thing as saying "collectable Tupperware". :roflmao2:

THIS is Specialized Allez

...
02-23-20, 05:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,261
Posted By iab

Since when does anything to do with vintage bikes...

Since when does anything to do with vintage bikes is fiscally responsible?
Forum: Northeast
02-09-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,817
Posted By Dahon.Steve

The One Boro Bike Tour is back! You get to tour...

The One Boro Bike Tour is back! You get to tour Manhattan and see Queens, Brooklyn and Staten Island on highways. Save yourself the money and visit this site for maps of all New York City bike...
02-08-20, 09:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,200
Posted By cb400bill

New Frame Day! Trek 710

A riding friend and I decided that it was too snowy to ride so we went on a local bike shop tour. Stopped into the most C&V friendly shop and the owner had a Trek frame in his work stand. A quick...
01-09-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 899
Posted By 02Giant

Crap this reminds me, I still have the summer air...

Crap this reminds me, I still have the summer air in my tires. I better get it swapped...
12-07-19, 07:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,112
Posted By Unca_Sam

It's a matter of bonding. Steel wants to rust,...

It's a matter of bonding. Steel wants to rust, all it needs is oxygen. Applying a clear coat without primer actually traps air under the paint, right against the steel. The supply is limited, so it's...
10-26-19, 11:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,750
Posted By Helderberg

Not much to most here but huge for me.

As a child I rode a bike as a means of transportation, fun and an escape from a lousy family life. I rode until I was in my 30's and blew out a disc on my right side that caused enough nerve damage...
08-25-19, 08:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,212
Posted By trailangel

My mom always chooses and buys my clothes.

My mom always chooses and buys my clothes.
08-08-19, 06:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,334
Posted By TimothyH

I tend to agree. Everyone has their magic...

I tend to agree.

Everyone has their magic number but at a certain point it becomes obsession rather than a hobby.

I mean, it is fine for a one time deal just to do it but month after month it...
08-08-19, 11:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,815
Posted By Leebo

Tan.

Tan.
08-08-19, 09:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,815
Posted By Brocephus

I always thought it was pencil eraser !!...

I always thought it was pencil eraser !! :innocent:
07-21-19, 09:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,228
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

My bike is the best doctor I ever had. The more I...

My bike is the best doctor I ever had. The more I ride, the better my back feels. I have a fairly aggressive position, about 10 cm drop, and that's a necessary and good thing for the back. Too...
07-18-19, 05:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,408
Posted By randyjawa

This is how I wrap handlebar tape...

This is how I wrap handlebar tape (http://www.mytenspeeds.com/My_TenSpeeds_1/FREE_SITE_1/FREE_SITE_21_Handlebars.htm), be it cloth or rubberized cork. For cloth tape, which is a little harder to work...
07-18-19, 01:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,092
Posted By Kovkov

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63 years old
07-12-19, 08:24 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,445
Posted By CAT7RDR

Gran Fondo type rides once intrigued me. Now I...

Gran Fondo type rides once intrigued me. Now I ride the routes on my own time and enjoy the solitude and near empty roads on weekdays. I looked into a gran fondo recently and the fee was $130. I can...
07-02-19, 08:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 999
Posted By Wilfred Laurier

And if a frog had longer legs he wouldn't bump...

And if a frog had longer legs he wouldn't bump his ass a' hoppin'.

As much as I appreciate you have many years of experience with bicycles, lots of your comments are the curmudgeonly 'back in my...
07-01-19, 02:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,365
Posted By shelbyfv

This may be the first time "breaks" has been used...

This may be the first time "breaks" has been used correctly on BF:rolleyes:
07-01-19, 01:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,365
Posted By indyfabz

+1. And pee, although that doesn't always work...

+1. And pee, although that doesn't always work out well. The other day I stopped for a nature break while touring in Montana and got attacked by at least a dozen mosquitoes.
06-26-19, 01:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,497
Posted By ChinookTx

I honestly don't give a rat's butt what trends...

I honestly don't give a rat's butt what trends you follow or not. What I care about is you butting into every thread and giving your half-***** opinion in cryptic sentences that read like haikus.
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