Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: Millstone
Showing results 1 to 50 of 92
Search took 0.01 seconds.
07-19-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,235
Posted By steelbikeguy

mine would have to be the Raleigh Team bike! ...

mine would have to be the Raleigh Team bike!

https://live.staticflickr.com/591/21142689094_a8eee24bc1_c_d.jpg

In addition to being the best in the catalog, it had a few other factors that makes...
07-19-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,235
Posted By no67el

I love all the bikes--- both the "creme de la...

I love all the bikes--- both the "creme de la creme" and the mutts which ride far better than they should.

My two favorite bikes at the moment are a humble Peugeot PFN10, which was Peugeot's...
07-18-21, 05:36 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,235
Posted By P!N20

Top of the line Pinarello Montello with second...

Top of the line Pinarello Montello with second tier groupset and entry level engine.

https://i.postimg.cc/g02m2t3P/265-D1992-8-C32-427-E-B7-F8-42-A7409-CEFF8.jpg
02-01-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,152
Posted By dweenk

I find that sheep are a bit unwieldy and don't...

I find that sheep are a bit unwieldy and don't fit into the areas between the chainstays and seatstays. I wait unil lambing season and grab a small one; they are far easier to use and do a much...
01-23-21, 09:33 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 9,047
Posted By bargo68

Drope the hamer. It's when your attack is so...

Drope the hamer.

It's when your attack is so badass you forget how to spell.
01-21-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,094
Posted By shoota

Brakes only slow you down.

Brakes only slow you down.
01-17-21, 09:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 14,238
Posted By The Golden Boy

I've got an Acura TSX wagon. Don't know what...

I've got an Acura TSX wagon. Don't know what kind of steel though...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47961676816_d9aed1d647_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2g5d8ym)Hitch 1...
01-17-21, 07:28 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,641
Posted By Oldairhead

In all of the discussion in all of the threads in...

In all of the discussion in all of the threads in this forum about this bike over the years I do not recall anyone suggesting that the Bianchi L'Eroica bike was superior in any significant way to an...
01-11-21, 08:54 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,020
Posted By justcynn

my wife thinks its a bit excessive, esp if/when I...

my wife thinks its a bit excessive, esp if/when I do a road trip to pick up some out of area coveted bargains (furthest was 13 hours in one day to pick up 3 higher end bikes for lower end...
01-06-21, 05:21 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,020
Posted By dmarkun

She stays out of the shop and I stay out of the...

She stays out of the shop and I stay out of the kitchen. She doesn't ask about my UPS packages and I don't ask about hers. It's been a good peace-keeping arrangement for 40 years.
I do all of the...
01-04-21, 09:39 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,020
Posted By Wildwood

it is better to ask forgiveness than to request...

it is better to ask forgiveness than to request permission.....

move the bikes inside to the new bike room.

tell her Marie Kondo does not live at your condo.



if you are not a newlywed,...
01-01-21, 06:55 AM
Replies: 466
Views: 24,319
Posted By iab

Cyclists hanging out at Starbucks. If you are...

Cyclists hanging out at Starbucks. If you are going get a coffee, at least get yourself a proper coffee.
12-29-20, 01:11 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 9,965
Posted By cudak888

For every silly measurement, an Arduino is at...

For every silly measurement, an Arduino is at hand.

-Kurt
12-14-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,615
Posted By SwimmerMike

Well.... I did the final checkout of the bike...

Well.... I did the final checkout of the bike and did a really short shake-out ride on the bike. These shifters are definitely different. They work, but the shifting is odd it's an awkward hand...
12-13-20, 09:04 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,807
Posted By scooterpants

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_6034_6f3568dfe9cff248496ae7780e88f47dfc1bff85.jpg...
12-13-20, 01:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,563
Posted By pcb

Boy howdy did I twist my brain up pondering this....

Boy howdy did I twist my brain up pondering this. Maybe we just think this is a thing, but it isn't? If it is a thing, I've only got a few theories that possibly make any sense.

Theory #1: Most of...
12-09-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,318
Posted By conspiratemus1

Yes, the Naval Observatory table is what I used...

Yes, the Naval Observatory table is what I used also. Kept it pinned up to my bulletin board at work to estimate how dark it would be when I got off the train and unlocked my bike. Night-time lights...
12-02-20, 10:10 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,122
Posted By jamesdak

Uh oh....... ...

Uh oh.......


https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1000x605/circuit10_8d4d4337c1b107b51bfef1d2f19dcbc6059030ec.jpg
Sold this to the mechanic who had did the actual upgrade for...
12-02-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,122
Posted By Andy_K

What I took away from Doug Fattic's post was...

What I took away from Doug Fattic's post was that if the fork and the main triangle of the frame are not well aligned a hobbyist will not be able to correct the error and will likely compound the...
12-02-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,122
Posted By jamesdak

Some live in their safe little box and some are...

Some live in their safe little box and some are adventurous and wander out of it. I'll be be the wanderer! Live life, loosen up, spread a little frame! Come on, deep down inside you know you want...
12-02-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,122
Posted By Doug Fattic

Jan, another dutch framebuilder I'm acquainted...

Jan, another dutch framebuilder I'm acquainted with is Caspar Drenth. I don't have contact information on him any more. I'm not sure of his frame building status now either. I met him somewhere in...
12-02-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,122
Posted By easyupbug

Jan, sounds like this is a special bike for you,...

Jan, sounds like this is a special bike for you, if so I would listen to Doug Fattic. I have cold set two frames with Sheldon's method thinking they were OK and then a beat up custom Reynolds 753r...
11-23-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,186
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

This thread delivers! The Gugie PNW tour...

This thread delivers! The Gugie PNW tour described by the man himself earlier might be best ever but I think itís edged out by my ride up Alpe DíHuez in 2011. Not only was it a great ride, it is my...
11-23-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,186
Posted By northbend

Man, this is a hard question to answer. I’ve...

Man, this is a hard question to answer. I’ve tried several times to put this into words. I like what iab said about intimacy, quality of experience and uniqueness. I surely can identify with all of...
11-23-20, 12:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,186
Posted By non-fixie

Well, there was this particular day in September...

Well, there was this particular day in September 2017 on which the stars aligned and made it memorable: nice riding weather, a lovely woman, a newly-built bike that had turned out rather well, a...
11-23-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,186
Posted By bikingshearer

Not a close call. Summer, 1980, Livermore CA...

Not a close call. Summer, 1980, Livermore CA (where my parents lived and I grew up) to Washingtom DC (where my aunt lived). I was with a friend as far as Yellowstone, on my own the rest of the way...
11-15-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 21,164
Posted By Narhay

Which one is before and which is after again?

Which one is before and which is after again?
11-13-20, 01:49 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 13,466
Posted By SurferRosa

I was selling an '80s Canadian bike to a young...

I was selling an '80s Canadian bike to a young athletic girl one summer day. It was rad. Japanese steel. Campy NR friction shifting. Black Suzue hubs with black rims. Modolo brakes. Everything...
11-12-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,372
Posted By Prowler

An alternate idea that has worked fine for me: a...

An alternate idea that has worked fine for me: a tool sack. As I have 8 bikes in current rotation I needed one solution that works on all of them. So I made an easy draw string bag (aka ditty sack)...
10-04-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 20,072
Posted By nlerner

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47946401438_3b...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47946401438_3b8a3e1dc5_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2g3RQHL)PA/NJ/NY bikepacking your (https://flic.kr/p/2g3RQHL)
09-30-20, 10:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 746
Posted By jackbombay

Tall bikes are easier to ride than normal bikes! ...

Tall bikes are easier to ride than normal bikes!

Its tough to balance a pencil vertically on your finger, but its easy to balance a broom stick vertically on your palm, the broom stick is a...
09-30-20, 10:47 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,149
Posted By RobbieTunes

and a gauge so I know when I'm done.

and a gauge so I know when I'm done.
09-19-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 1,758
Views: 331,547
Posted By Hajo

And a few days ago I got a message that the...

And a few days ago I got a message that the repaint had been completed.
...
09-17-20, 06:42 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,108
Posted By Juan Foote

Be careful to watch out for the gang affiliated...

Be careful to watch out for the gang affiliated drift racers. Most often they drive really flashy cars, play loud music, crazy hair styles. If you aren't careful you might flirt with the wrong girl...
07-10-20, 01:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,108
Posted By Korina

OP isn't kidding. Wow. ...

OP isn't kidding. Wow.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pgQc2bBRuzg
07-06-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 12,207
Posted By Bogester

...when I showed up at a 1/2 Ironman on a 74...

...when I showed up at a 1/2 Ironman on a 74 Hetchins!...
07-05-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,360
Posted By obrentharris

How can I not take up a cue like that? ...

How can I not take up a cue like that?

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Rock-Lobster-Tandem/i-nx33PDd/0/700f815c/XL/Dinucci_01s-XL.jpg

...
07-01-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,826
Posted By rch427

Here you go: ...

Here you go:
https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1104x1254/galmozzi_06a_fd7db9c69bddb79b31d81fb9d6bf12c85434b0d6.jpg
06-23-20, 11:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,215
Posted By Wildwood

GALMOZZI...

GALMOZZI (http://www.classicrendezvous.com/Italy/Galmozzi.htm)

/\ /\ /\ The logical first start, if you haven't started. /\ /\ /\

but there are so many Italian builders, why limit the target to...
06-15-20, 06:14 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,336
Posted By T-Mar

D'oh! I just noticed that you're from Quebec!...

D'oh! I just noticed that you're from Quebec! Your bicycle is almost certainly a Velosport, a Canadian brand out of St, Georges-de-Beauce, Quebec by the company later known as Procycle. I've seen...
06-13-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,789
Posted By MaxDB

Next was the crankset and brakes ...

Next was the crankset and brakes

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20200504_180812_6dca8f4f9358e99a352d64ad2a0596a778e67a8b.jpg...
06-10-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,233
Posted By malcala622

We're that terrible friend that won't talk you...

We're that terrible friend that won't talk you out of doing something dumb or nonsensical...


BUT WITH BICYCLES.
05-12-20, 09:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 955
Posted By jdawginsc

My idiocy is taking on another project. Trying to...

My idiocy is taking on another project. Trying to convince my son to restore it with me and then he can have a classic to ride...

Just finished up the Penelope Peugeot reimagining with my gal, so...
05-12-20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,806
Posted By Darth Lefty

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lXrBZnOIw7Q

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lXrBZnOIw7Q
05-12-20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,806
Posted By non-fixie

I don't have to wait 40 years, as they are giving...

I don't have to wait 40 years, as they are giving me their thoughts already: "it isn't electric?"
05-12-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,806
Posted By wgscott

"That's a lot of toothpaste in the down...

"That's a lot of toothpaste in the down tube."
04-21-20, 11:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,172
Posted By BikeWonder

Your site introduced me to the world of vintage...

Your site introduced me to the world of vintage bikes, specifically the Apollo line-up in Canada. From there, I got introduced to the Miyata 1000. I have you to thank for that.
Best wishes all...
03-24-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,345
Posted By gomango

Same here. I now know more about Google...

Same here.

I now know more about Google Classroom, Zoom, Seesaw and Google Drive than I ever thought possible.

By Monday, I'll be hosting Zoom math sessions for about 100 middle schoolers. Good...
03-11-20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,916
Posted By non-fixie

I grew up with coaster brakes. So did everyone...

I grew up with coaster brakes. So did everyone else here. And because of that they were not cool. They braked fine, although my locking them up at every opportunity must have caused a lot of flat...
03-03-20, 12:40 AM
Showing results 1 to 50 of 92
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.