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02-01-23, 03:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 236
Posted By Schweinhund

1988 Centurion LeMans

picked this up at the local christian second store.
The seat post was stuck, but came out without too much issue.
it's a 57 c-t
Wheels are suntour cyclone sealed bearing hubs laced to galli rims...
02-01-23, 07:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 962
Posted By romanlotus

1980 Motobecane Team Champion saved from from the dumpster

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01-30-23, 07:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 326
Posted By Mad Honk

FS Paisley Tandem

I bought this tandem bike to keep it from being sent to the scrap yard. I would like for it to go to someone who will ride and appreciate it, so I am asking $500 for this bike which is likely worth...
01-30-23, 03:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 821
Posted By P!N20

See: Hiplok D1000 Of course, while your lock...

See: Hiplok D1000

Of course, while your lock may be resistant to an angle grinder, the object your locking to probably isn't.
01-30-23, 03:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 821
Posted By bboy314

https://www.somafabshop.com/shop/palmy-mini-u-lock...

https://www.somafabshop.com/shop/palmy-mini-u-lock-alloy-4045#attr=2103

Palmy alloy u lock. Lightweight, pocket sized, looks like a regular steel u lock to the casual observer/thief. I wouldn’t...
01-29-23, 12:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,078
Posted By BillyD

Couldn't have said it better.

Couldn't have said it better.
01-29-23, 09:45 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,078
Posted By Classtime

Dead bugs. https://youtu.be/c5-B-NUJxM8 once...

Dead bugs.
https://youtu.be/c5-B-NUJxM8
once you get the hang of it add same side and also both arms and legs simultaneously and then put some dumbbells in you hands.
01-28-23, 06:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,078
Posted By steine13

>> My liability insurance company insists I...

>> My liability insurance company insists I remain silent here.

I doubt that.

And nobody is giving out "medical" advice on a public forum.

But we all ride bikes, and we all have backs, and I...
01-28-23, 02:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,078
Posted By gugie

Sounds like your beef isn't with this thread, but...

Sounds like your beef isn't with this thread, but you wanted to lash out about having your thread moved. For the record, I enjoyed your thread and it was certainly on topic more than the "show me...
01-24-23, 10:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,078
Posted By scozim

Severe spinal stenosis here for the past 7 years....

Severe spinal stenosis here for the past 7 years. Cycling (bending over while riding) is the only exercise I can do without pain and stop the radiating pain in the legs for awhile. That said my...
01-24-23, 04:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,078
Posted By Bianchigirll

Maybe you need a more upright sitting position. ...

Maybe you need a more upright sitting position. I've had days I can barely get my leg over the bike, why I'd love to find a 58/59 Mixtie, but after a 15-20 mile ride I fee much better. Not nearly...
01-24-23, 02:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,078
Posted By downtube42

If you're dealing with any kind of injury or...

If you're dealing with any kind of injury or longer term damage, conventional wisdom about things like bike fit go out the window. You're an experiment of one; you have to figure out what works and...
01-23-23, 06:45 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,546
Posted By base2

I would sell it as is if you already have no...

I would sell it as is if you already have no intention of keeping it.

I had a red Trek with similar paint damage. Red 3M Scotchlite 680 retroreflective tape adhered well & was very forgiving of...
01-12-23, 05:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 924
Posted By Robvolz

My blind, mostly deaf bike shop friend….

He strikes again! Calls me up, says he was doing some cleaning and next time I'm in rural Oregon, stop by say hi.

I know he likes his crisp German wines, so grab a nice Kabinet and head his way.
...
01-10-23, 09:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 607
Posted By MoAlpha

PSA: Vertigo is a symptom, not a diagnosis and...

PSA: Vertigo is a symptom, not a diagnosis and the causes range from benign to deadly, with a lot of not of not-so-great in between. Exercises and maneuvers are effective only for one cause and are...
01-10-23, 08:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 607
Posted By rumrunn6

February 2020. I'm convinced I got "the virus"...

February 2020. I'm convinced I got "the virus" because I was "so tired, I couldn't lay down hard enough" that's was how I described it
01-09-23, 01:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 769
Posted By SJX426

Extremely fast response to input

Extremely fast response to input
01-09-23, 12:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 769
Posted By BFisher

Fork is bent.

Fork is bent.
01-07-23, 05:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,124
Posted By FrejusFlyer

Put me on a bike and I can get lost in a one room...

Put me on a bike and I can get lost in a one room apartment. :)
01-06-23, 01:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 958
Posted By retswerb

Thanks for this - I went looking on ebay after...

Thanks for this - I went looking on ebay after reading your post a few weeks ago and was able to pick up a used Drift for $31 including shipping. Haven't fully tested the battery life yet but it...
01-03-23, 08:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 448
Posted By boozergut

I gave up booze last year, its much better.

I gave up booze last year, its much better.
01-03-23, 07:18 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,004
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

DISCLAIMER: No 'gators were harmed in this...

DISCLAIMER: No 'gators were harmed in this expression of pimp-e-ness, not even the one from my front yard.


The one with a cottered crankset. :innocent: I suggested you should send your bars my...
01-02-23, 04:57 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,004
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Matching brake lever hood completed. ...

Matching brake lever hood completed.
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01-02-23, 10:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 488
Posted By cudak888

Campagnolo Syncro (first-gen) shifter levers - your mistress of suffering awaits

SOLD

Do you like clear anodizing?

Do you like beautiful things?

Do you pray at an alter to Tullio every day?

Do you like swearing at the alter of Tullio every day?
01-01-23, 01:21 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,285
Posted By wolfchild

I eat red meat 7 days per week, that's daily....

I eat red meat 7 days per week, that's daily. Eating meat is great for maintaining healthy weight and muscle.
01-01-23, 10:15 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,285
Posted By Polaris OBark

Excellent. Then I won't have to go to the...

Excellent. Then I won't have to go to the trouble of putting you on my ignore list.

Happy trolling and fat-shaming with the time you have left.
01-01-23, 07:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 227
Posted By Machka

Skin Cancer

A few of you may remember me from days gone by ... the long distance cyclist. :) Thousands upon thousands of kilometres outside on the road riding metric centuries, centuries, and brevets of all...
12-30-22, 12:35 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,503
Posted By non-fixie

We haven't got the means to fly to the moon. :( ...

We haven't got the means to fly to the moon. :( This was within budget. :)
12-28-22, 12:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,152
Posted By Velo Mule

Punishments for bike thieves

Inspired by La Brea Bike 's loss of his Raleigh. What punishments is appropriate for bike thieves? I know, our first reaction will be hanging, but that is just our knee jerk gut instinct. We can...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-22, 09:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 326
Posted By Velo Mule

I am a C &V'er and have a bike set up with a...

I am a C &V'er and have a bike set up with a Sturmey Archer AW and two cogs. I never understood why this didn't catch on. I have had this set up since before Shimano came out with Positron (or maybe...
12-26-22, 06:16 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,756
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

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12-26-22, 09:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 893
Posted By staehpj1

Roadside find

Here in my neighborhood folks put some nice stuff out for the city's bulk pick up. Many of us tend to curb shop to the point that folks set things out with notes saying what is wrong with an item or...
12-25-22, 08:30 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,224
Posted By MoAlpha

You guys will like this...

You guys will like this (https://doi.org/10.1113/JP271212). Authors review evidence that loss of motoneurons and skeletal muscle with aging is due to mitochondrial degeneration and that lifelong...
12-24-22, 07:26 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,224
Posted By MoAlpha

Well, I like your worldview, but not that paper! ...

Well, I like your worldview, but not that paper!

On a technical level, they computed way too many correlations with no attempt account for the number of statistical tests, greatly increasing the...
12-22-22, 04:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,397
Posted By Desert Ryder

Ok..finally. Some hardware pics....plate, 8...

Ok..finally. Some hardware pics....plate, 8 screws, and the little dots are in the disc spacers (3)
...
12-22-22, 05:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 373
Posted By rumrunn6

:thumb: reminds me when I was a kid I was...

:thumb:

reminds me when I was a kid I was taking guitar lessons w/ my brother. but then I burned a finger w/ my Creeple Peeple hot plastic toy set....
12-21-22, 10:19 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,684
Posted By base2

My Father in law had this idea to give all his...

My Father in law had this idea to give all his stuff away to those he cared about & die with nothing while expressing his wishes for final disposition of his ashes. Pretty sure it was Nordic of some...
12-21-22, 09:06 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,684
Posted By cyclophilia

Do the research and tell your heirs where to take...

Do the research and tell your heirs where to take the instruments and bicycles after your demise.

Then play your guitars, ride your bicycles, and enjoy your life.

We are blessed to have...
12-18-22, 12:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,365
Posted By cudak888

The Worst Saddle in the World

This Troxel saddle came off my Slightly Marinated Moulton and I believe it is the Saddle of Much Pain model. It's apparently not the original to the bike, and I'm glad the good Dr. Moulton did not...
12-18-22, 09:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,507
Posted By dpd3672

Those Swedish Mausers were freakishly accurate...

Those Swedish Mausers were freakishly accurate for mass produced military arms, I had one as well.

This conversation actually has me curious about the overlap between various hobbies. I've always...
12-17-22, 09:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,507
Posted By dpd3672

Iver Johnson, for what it's worth, didn't...

Iver Johnson, for what it's worth, didn't actually make arms for the US government.

They produced M1 Carbines (among many other things) for the civilian market, after WW2. They (and another...
12-16-22, 03:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,507
Posted By dpd3672

Yes, I actually did a little research on US...

Yes, I actually did a little research on US military arms made by non-gun manufacturers. Posted it on a vintage firearms site a few years ago. Lemme see if I can find it.

This covers the M1...
12-16-22, 01:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,397
Posted By Desert Ryder

A week after and all the bandages have come off....

A week after and all the bandages have come off. I finally got to shave my face after 8-9 days
Looks like about a 3"-ish long cut along the skin fold on the left side of my neck. Have internal...
12-14-22, 11:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,281
Posted By Bald Paul

I had to give up golf. After 348 strokes trying...

I had to give up golf. After 348 strokes trying to get past that stupid little windmill, the mini golf operator told me it was time to close and I should just leave.
12-12-22, 08:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,278
Posted By Doug Fattic

One of my Doug Fattic bikes was found in a storage unit

One of my curiosities is what happens to frames/bikes I made years ago. I got this email recently from a guy cleaning out a storage unit. He recognized without training that this frame was made to a...
12-11-22, 04:18 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,397
Posted By Desert Ryder

Had surgery on the 7th. It is 214AM 12/11 and I...

Had surgery on the 7th. It is 214AM 12/11 and I am bored out of my skull. My sleep pattern is all jacked up.
Another week off before I have to return to work. Probably a few more weeks with the...
12-10-22, 02:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 468
Posted By Murray Missile

Here it is dressed up, all for $38.00...... I...

Here it is dressed up, all for $38.00...... I couldn't be happier!
...
12-10-22, 01:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 468
Posted By Murray Missile

New favorite LBS.

My friend who was going to do the derauilleur hanger transplant on my Raleigh Competition to replace the Huret somebody hacksawed off closed his shop and is working a different job. He apolgized but...
12-09-22, 01:05 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,227
Posted By MoAlpha

Shingrix is the new recombinant, adjuvented...

Shingrix is the new recombinant, adjuvented vaccine. For those who don't know, a recombinant vaccine means it contains a viral (or viral-like) component produced in a system (usually bacteria) into...
12-08-22, 10:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,397
Posted By Desert Ryder

No riding for a while.. ...

No riding for a while..

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