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02-03-23, 12:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 863
Posted By SurferRosa

:lol:

:lol:
02-02-23, 01:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 863
Posted By SurferRosa

When the front shifter and/or front derailleur...

When the front shifter and/or front derailleur stop working properly, don't disassemble them and try to correct the problem. Instead, live with it and ask bikeforums how to use the bike as it wasn't...
Replies: 7
Views: 289
Posted By SurferRosa

Yeah, taller than ... me! I'm not quite 5'11" and...

Yeah, taller than ... me! I'm not quite 5'11" and shrinking fast. :D :cry:
Replies: 6
Views: 137
Posted By SurferRosa

If 32h, I would think the hubset would be worth...

If 32h, I would think the hubset would be worth more than the wheels ... unless you can find that one right buyer in a local, big market sale.
01-31-23, 11:26 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,682
Posted By SurferRosa

Do everybody a favor. When you're responding to...

Do everybody a favor. When you're responding to big quotes, especially those with photos, crop the stuff out that people don't need to see again. Come on, it's right there in the post directly above....
01-31-23, 10:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 542
Posted By SurferRosa

Love the hair extensions.

Love the hair extensions.
Replies: 9
Views: 275
Posted By SurferRosa

I would part that one out in a heartbeat....

I would part that one out in a heartbeat. Dreadful color, but someone out there will want that frame.
01-31-23, 12:15 PM
Replies: 1,959
Views: 417,749
Posted By SurferRosa

Wednesday?? It's Tuesday! ...

Wednesday?? It's Tuesday!

https://i.pinimg.com/236x/5e/61/2a/5e612a4af48c34fae327c4ed58c9f99c--ride-a-bike-bicycle-girl.jpg
01-31-23, 10:52 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,682
Posted By SurferRosa

I'll give you "subjective," but not...

I'll give you "subjective," but not "meaningless."

Brooks microfiber (not leather) is way too thick. Looks stupid.
01-31-23, 10:29 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,682
Posted By SurferRosa

The best and best looking tape is Fizik classic...

The best and best looking tape is Fizik classic microfiber.
01-31-23, 02:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 823
Posted By SurferRosa

How big is your jersey? :lol: ...

How big is your jersey? :lol:

https://images.immediate.co.uk/production/volatile/sites/21/2019/08/SAF-lock-in-hands-cb3ad45.jpg
01-30-23, 09:22 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,150
Posted By SurferRosa

Old is fine. Even great. But clunky is never...

Old is fine. Even great. But clunky is never accepted. Always rid the clunk.
01-30-23, 06:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 226
Posted By SurferRosa

Where are the clips and straps? Pedal dust cap? ...

Where are the clips and straps? Pedal dust cap? Are these for riding or just for taking nds pics? :p
01-30-23, 04:19 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,326
Posted By SurferRosa

Depends on the city and the shop. Norman, OK, not...

Depends on the city and the shop. Norman, OK, not so much.

Boomer Sooner!
01-30-23, 09:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 757
Posted By SurferRosa

That bb shell does not like being included in...

That bb shell does not like being included in this thread.
01-30-23, 02:32 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 4,803
Posted By SurferRosa

siap ... But what if it's not so much that...

siap ... But what if it's not so much that cycling has a drinking problem, but that drinking has a cycling problem?
01-29-23, 01:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,229
Posted By SurferRosa

Bring back the gibbeting cage!

Bring back the gibbeting cage!
01-28-23, 07:24 PM
Replies: 20,007
Views: 2,528,307
Posted By SurferRosa

1982 Miyata 912 along my most basic Seattle loop...

1982 Miyata 912 along my most basic Seattle loop (Greenwood->N. Lake Union ->UW->Ravenna->Green Lake)
...
01-27-23, 03:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,033
Posted By SurferRosa

​​​​​My hose must be bigger than yours. :innocent:

​​​​​My hose must be bigger than yours. :innocent:
01-27-23, 01:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,033
Posted By SurferRosa

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1440x1080/side_45_large_645394252ec24a1892e93532b1f8f23f567f1469_2_a5289d25b25b6ce8ba35ed45bef024e07ded0e84.jpg


:D
01-26-23, 10:32 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 4,803
Posted By SurferRosa

*drunk

*drunk
01-26-23, 05:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 171
Posted By SurferRosa

I use the same $8 Sears socket set that my dad...

I use the same $8 Sears socket set that my dad gave me when I was 10 years old, which is kind of cool. I think it's the only physical thing I have from him (RIP).

I've only added one socket, which...
01-25-23, 09:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 737
Posted By SurferRosa

... when "turned left in front of me ... wearing...

... when "turned left in front of me ... wearing dark clothes on a black bike."

:rolleyes:
01-25-23, 12:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 652
Posted By SurferRosa

"Don't you hate Craigslist and eBay?" "Yeah,...

"Don't you hate Craigslist and eBay?"

"Yeah, so many flakes and know nothings."

"By the way, that's a really cool vintage bike. Where'd ya you get it?"

"Thanks! Oh, this one? Uh, Craigslist....
Replies: 50
Views: 1,589
Posted By SurferRosa

At $1250, I doubt it. I think it's $3-400...

At $1250, I doubt it.

I think it's $3-400 overpriced. But if you want it, what's $400?
01-24-23, 02:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 653
Posted By SurferRosa

Go for a quick and fast ride without traffic and...

Go for a quick and fast ride without traffic and slam on the brakes with both hands on the bars. If they don't rotate, you're good.
01-24-23, 01:11 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 2,933
Posted By SurferRosa

:lol: I wouldn't want to actually ride it...

:lol: I wouldn't want to actually ride it anywhere, but ymmv. It's certainly got one thing going for it:
01-23-23, 09:17 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,546
Posted By SurferRosa

Well, not if you're going to keep it. But might...

Well, not if you're going to keep it. But might be sorta difficult to get reimbursed properly if included in a local sale in this post-pandemic bike boom, ugly e-bike fat fanny economy.

But what...
01-23-23, 07:15 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,124
Posted By SurferRosa

Not really. I would call that very mid-level or...

Not really. I would call that very mid-level or possibly upper-mid.

Low end bikes suck. A 1980 412 is a really nice bike.
01-23-23, 03:36 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 2,933
Posted By SurferRosa

I wouldn't be either if my bike looked like that....

I wouldn't be either if my bike looked like that. :lol: :wtf:
01-23-23, 03:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 821
Posted By SurferRosa

0.5mm???? One word: Dremel.

0.5mm????

One word: Dremel.
01-23-23, 12:06 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,916
Posted By SurferRosa

Isn't there a Bible verse about not taking...

Isn't there a Bible verse about not taking advantage of the less fortunate cycling expert by dumping your old, rusty, cheap and ugly ass crap on him?

Before they make a house call, always ask for...
01-23-23, 11:27 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,267
Posted By SurferRosa

I consider that "efficient." :thumb:

I consider that "efficient." :thumb:
01-23-23, 12:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 805
Posted By SurferRosa

I thought I was at a good number with 5. And then...

I thought I was at a good number with 5. And then a friend just gave me 6, no questions asked. Even gave me some herb, he said "to sweeten the deal." :wtf:

Here's to friendship! :thumb:
01-22-23, 06:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By SurferRosa

It's pretty obvious. ...

It's pretty obvious.

https://velobase.com/ViewComponent.aspx?ID=5da356f4-3d31-4395-bdaf-190893afb431&Enum=115
01-21-23, 06:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 603
Posted By SurferRosa

Many years ago, I was at a pizza place, meeting...

Many years ago, I was at a pizza place, meeting my girlfriend's parents for the first time. Looking at the menu toppings, I asked the table, "harn? What's harn?"

<facepalm> :lol:
01-19-23, 11:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,024
Posted By SurferRosa

Based on the '86 catalog, I think the 610 has the...

Based on the '86 catalog, I think the 610 has the nicer rear triangle.
01-19-23, 05:26 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 2,933
Posted By SurferRosa

... add sub-$10 water bottles to the point-of...

... add sub-$10 water bottles to the point-of sale display!
:thumb: :lol:
01-19-23, 03:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 494
Posted By SurferRosa

On the flip side, not sure they want just anyone...

On the flip side, not sure they want just anyone popping in asking to borrow expensive tools.

I run an Airbnb. Often, guests, after check-out, leave behind good stuff for the kitchen, like coffee,...
01-19-23, 03:16 PM
Replies: 1,959
Views: 417,749
Posted By SurferRosa

^ Looks more like Bret Maverick (just sayin').

^ Looks more like Bret Maverick (just sayin').
01-19-23, 03:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 199
Posted By SurferRosa

Click the little magnifying glass icon, which...

Click the little magnifying glass icon, which takes you here:

https://www.bikeforums.net/search.php?do=process
01-18-23, 07:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 288
Posted By SurferRosa

That one might look pretty good on a vintage...

That one might look pretty good on a vintage riding lawn mower.
01-18-23, 03:02 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 2,933
Posted By SurferRosa

When they see me, they do. :thumb: :lol:

When they see me, they do. :thumb: :lol:
01-18-23, 01:10 PM
Replies: 1,959
Views: 417,749
Posted By SurferRosa

Karine Vanasse, in her 1999 film debut, Set Me...

Karine Vanasse, in her 1999 film debut, Set Me Free, plays a distressed teen that finds inspiration in Jean Luc Godard's film, Vivre Sa Vie, and also a curious sighting of a man on a bicycle lazily...
01-18-23, 12:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 549
Posted By SurferRosa

If that was the only way to fix the "play," then...

If that was the only way to fix the "play," then I think you probably did the right thing. :thumb:
01-18-23, 02:25 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,445
Posted By SurferRosa

Sooner! :thumb:

Sooner! :thumb:
01-18-23, 01:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 502
Posted By SurferRosa

As far as photos are concerned, the nds is...

As far as photos are concerned, the nds is lacking "perspective."
01-17-23, 08:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 549
Posted By SurferRosa

Well, you need it removed so you can service the...

Well, you need it removed so you can service the hub properly.

But you don't need it necessarily removed to overhaul the freewheel. All you need is a hammer and punch. And if you don't have a...
01-16-23, 03:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 549
Posted By SurferRosa

Same price on eBay, but with free shipping, and...

Same price on eBay, but with free shipping, and there are several sellers to choose from. Here's one.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/255434192309

The two notched Suntour freewheel can be a little...
01-16-23, 10:03 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,777
Posted By SurferRosa

Feed the left pant leg to the neighbor's mad...

Feed the left pant leg to the neighbor's mad dachshund, so they match.
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