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01-27-23, 03:33 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,947
Posted By msu2001la

Au contraire my friend. You're just not shopping...

Au contraire my friend. You're just not shopping in the right places.
I sold many a single beer in my day as well. We'd keep a cooler of cold ones right next to the register. Busch was a big hit,...
01-27-23, 01:53 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,947
Posted By msu2001la

When I was in college, I worked at a liquor store...

When I was in college, I worked at a liquor store in a sketchy area.

We sold lots of single cigarettes and airplane size shooter liquor bottles to people, many of whom would come in multiple times...
01-25-23, 09:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,023
Posted By madpogue

I always get a chuckle out of the photos...

I always get a chuckle out of the photos depicting the cosplay, with a bunch of riders at rest stops using smart phones.
01-25-23, 08:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,023
Posted By daka

I briefly entertained the possibility of going to...

I briefly entertained the possibility of going to Eroica CA at one point. I have an appropriate bike. However, the expense of the outfit for the Cosplay aspect of the event was prohibitive. People...
01-23-23, 08:02 PM
Replies: 1,774
Views: 372,950
Posted By djkashuba

Atmospheric River meets King Tide. ...

Atmospheric River meets King Tide.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52644965152_3ce8102133_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2od4d1Y)
Redwood 1-23-23 (https://flic.kr/p/2od4d1Y) by djk762...
01-23-23, 02:06 PM
Replies: 722
Views: 17,048
Posted By big john

And, with that, the thread starts over.

And, with that, the thread starts over.
01-23-23, 12:15 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,265
Posted By livedarklions

Honestly, his post was so incoherent, I couldn't...

Honestly, his post was so incoherent, I couldn't quite get it, but I think he's claiming the green one is wrong and the u turn is wrong and something is right, but I have no idea what it is.
01-22-23, 06:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,265
Posted By DaveSSS

I ride like driving a car. I make a left turn at...

I ride like driving a car. I make a left turn at a major intersection, but I'm riding in the left-most lane before the intersection, just like the cars. You have the right to use the road like other...
01-20-23, 02:19 PM
Replies: 722
Views: 17,048
Posted By Eric F

That's going to require a lot of Luigis.

That's going to require a lot of Luigis.
01-20-23, 01:15 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,130
Posted By smd4

How the four posts in this thread would look if...

How the four posts in this thread would look if mstateglfr had any say:

Yes. Yes.

No. Yes.

No. No.

Yes. No.
01-20-23, 12:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 261
Posted By Koyote

The bike is a big pile of wtf.

The bike is a big pile of wtf.
01-19-23, 10:32 AM
Replies: 722
Views: 17,048
Posted By PeteHski

What's racist about stating the nationality of...

What's racist about stating the nationality of bike builders? Somone could argue it was sexist if they didn't have a sense of humour.
01-19-23, 08:32 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,130
Posted By Koyote

I didn't mention Paul directly, but did offer...

I didn't mention Paul directly, but did offer this much earlier in the thread. (Paul was one of the brands that I was thinking about.) Deda still makes a few silver alloy components, and plenty of...
01-18-23, 04:11 PM
Replies: 722
Views: 17,048
Posted By Koyote

This guy: ...

This guy:

​​​​​​https://media4.giphy.com/media/BGMjhkdWEnVOU/giphy.gif
01-18-23, 03:15 PM
Replies: 722
Views: 17,048
Posted By Eric F

I have seen "/s" (end sarcasm) also...

I have seen "/s" (end sarcasm) also used.
01-13-23, 08:38 AM
Replies: 722
Views: 17,048
Posted By Koyote

So disc brakes are pointless because you donít...

So disc brakes are pointless because you donít benefit from them.

Thatís some iron-clad logic!
01-12-23, 08:39 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 7,746
Posted By 3alarmer

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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01-12-23, 01:32 PM
Replies: 722
Views: 17,048
Posted By Koyote

You seem awfully sensitive to other people's...

You seem awfully sensitive to other people's opinions of you...Especially surprising since your riding "pals" sounds like dicks.
01-12-23, 10:38 AM
Replies: 722
Views: 17,048
Posted By tomato coupe

How is it that a 10-year professional mechanic...

How is it that a 10-year professional mechanic has only experienced poorly adjusted disc brakes that "are basically an "ON/OFF" proposition"?
01-12-23, 10:37 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 7,746
Posted By big john

"It puts pressure on the brake lever, and the...

"It puts pressure on the brake lever, and the bike stops eventually". Sounds like the perfect brake system to me.

"Article Title: How does Tubeless Tires Work? Description: A tubeless tire looks...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-23, 03:51 PM
Replies: 1,772
Views: 285,071
Posted By Caliwild

New-to-me 1991 Tommasini Competizione... ...

New-to-me 1991 Tommasini Competizione...
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...
01-11-23, 03:33 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 7,746
Posted By Rolla

Noooo!! You got sucked into the vortex! ...

Noooo!! You got sucked into the vortex!

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01-11-23, 02:05 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 7,746
Posted By Rolla

A shifting mechanism that required the rider to...

A shifting mechanism that required the rider to let go of the handlebar was the "zenith of bikes"? How absurd.



If your cables are "flapping in the wind," something is very wrong with your...
01-11-23, 12:27 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 7,746
Posted By Rolla

I think warranty claims are a poor measure of...

I think warranty claims are a poor measure of overall bike quality, anyway. For one thing, lots of claims are dismissed due to user error. For another, a warranteed seatpost isn't necessarily...
01-11-23, 12:24 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 7,746
Posted By Koyote

Bingo. Absolute numbers are meaningless, since...

Bingo. Absolute numbers are meaningless, since there will be more warranty claims now (compared to, say, forty years ago) simply because there are more bikes now. veganbikes makes this point, too:
01-11-23, 10:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 923
Posted By Eric F

I don't know all of Voler's line well enough to...

I don't know all of Voler's line well enough to make that judgement, and I wasn't clear enough in my previous post. I would agree that Voler's bibs are better quality overall (I have a couple pair...
01-10-23, 08:50 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 7,746
Posted By Koyote

Maybe thots ride 'bents?

Maybe thots ride 'bents?
01-10-23, 01:41 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 7,746
Posted By tomato coupe

I think you need some new material. Your act is...

I think you need some new material. Your act is getting really old and boring.
01-10-23, 10:01 AM
Replies: 722
Views: 17,048
Posted By Rolla

I don't understand why any of this is a...

I don't understand why any of this is a controversy or a point of contention, or why people get their identities and egos so wrapped up in this nonsense.

Speaking strictly for myself, I love the...
01-09-23, 08:11 AM
Replies: 722
Views: 17,048
Posted By seypat

I actually think the OP is a sock. Look at the...

I actually think the OP is a sock. Look at the subjects of the threads he/she is starting. As we know, controversy gets clicks. Advertisers want clicks.
01-08-23, 09:22 PM
Replies: 722
Views: 17,048
Posted By kommisar

If you didn't fall for that propaganda about...

If you didn't fall for that propaganda about freewheels you wouldn't need brakes at all. And while we're at it, if you hadn't fallen to that siren song that is pneumatic tires, you wouldn't need...
01-08-23, 05:32 PM
Replies: 722
Views: 17,048
Posted By phughes

The question is, will the rim brakes stop well...

The question is, will the rim brakes stop well while carrying a golf club, and how much chamois cream is necessary for the five minute ride?

...
01-07-23, 06:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,200
Posted By shoota

Everyone knows what heís saying, go troll...

Everyone knows what heís saying, go troll somewhere else.
01-07-23, 05:48 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,934
Posted By shelbyfv

Welcome back. :troll:

Welcome back. :troll:
01-07-23, 04:48 PM
Replies: 722
Views: 17,048
Posted By shoota

https://media.tenor.com/nEWYuomRnqkAAAAC/steve-car...

https://media.tenor.com/nEWYuomRnqkAAAAC/steve-carell-loud-noises.gif
01-07-23, 04:45 PM
Replies: 722
Views: 17,048
Posted By tomato coupe

Sounds like your riding pals are real dicks.

Sounds like your riding pals are real dicks.
01-07-23, 03:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,200
Posted By shoota

You can't understand what he's saying?

You can't understand what he's saying?
01-06-23, 09:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 829
Posted By Koyote

Yeah, I've never heard anyone complain of a 1&1/8...

Yeah, I've never heard anyone complain of a 1&1/8 steel headtube being flexy, so I think some of these framebuilders are going a bit too far.
12-31-22, 09:37 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,722
Posted By Rocket-Sauce

1984 Peter Mooney with 10speed Campagnolo Record....

1984 Peter Mooney with 10speed Campagnolo Record. I've wanted a Peter Mooney for a long time. This one rides very nice and is so pretty to my eye. :love:
It now has different wheels (Record hubs, H...
12-31-22, 01:22 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,722
Posted By gearbasher

My #1 is my Maza. If you asked me this question...

My #1 is my Maza. If you asked me this question 20 years ago, I would have ranked the Maza last. The ride was too soft compared to all my other bikes and I consider it ugly. But, now that I got old,...
12-29-22, 09:31 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 23,438
Posted By Andrey

inspired by this thread

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I wanted to paint this bike for a long time, finally happened a couple of years ago...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-22, 01:28 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,921
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I have a pair of race skis that cost $900 without...

I have a pair of race skis that cost $900 without bindings. Somehow I was able to get them for $80, the lady who used to own the shop had got a deal on them and this was one of the last sales she...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-22, 01:06 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,921
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Interesting question. I can't give you a #, but...

Interesting question. I can't give you a #, but this is how I would decide:

What do I want from carbon rims?

I'm not willing to spend anything on a set that doesn't give me what I want.

...
12-28-22, 11:44 AM
Replies: 5,303
Views: 3,727,122
Posted By Eric F

A few updates to my Bear since I bought it... ...

A few updates to my Bear since I bought it...
- Whisky Spano carbon handlebar
- Omni Racer stem
- Omni Racer carbon seat post
- Shimano XT 160mm front disc
- Pirelli Cinturato Gravel H...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-22, 10:25 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,234
Posted By obrentharris

288,400 feet of climbing. 3,840 miles. 75...

288,400 feet of climbing. 3,840 miles. 75 feet/mile.
Respectable for a 70-year-old I think.
Brent
12-26-22, 07:13 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,756
Posted By Classtime

I’m not allowed to have more than one unless I...

I’m not allowed to have more than one unless I ride them.
12-15-22, 08:37 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,801
Posted By iab

Nice cap. :)

Nice cap. :)
12-14-22, 09:43 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,801
Posted By albrt

Riding RAGBRAI on an '83 Claud Butler Dalesman. ...

Riding RAGBRAI on an '83 Claud Butler Dalesman.

Getting an '83 Paramount Elite. And maybe some other bikes. Yeah.
Forum: Touring
12-07-22, 03:41 PM
Forum: Touring
12-07-22, 01:54 PM
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