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07-18-21, 08:42 PM
07-17-21, 09:37 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,424
Posted By Fahrenheit531

This needed a thread. OR... Only the...

This needed a thread.

OR...

Only the first letter of a sentence is capitalized.

OR...

Sentences should end with some form of punctuation, generally a period.
07-16-21, 08:47 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,198
Posted By Fahrenheit531

I voted Japan and resemble that remark. :thumb:

I voted Japan and resemble that remark. :thumb:
07-08-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,242
Posted By Fahrenheit531

I feel like kind of a dick as I root against Cav...

I feel like kind of a dick as I root against Cav re: Merckx, but I'm doing it anyway.
07-07-21, 06:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 770
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Well-constructed sentences. Concise, like the...

Well-constructed sentences. Concise, like the instructions themselves.

Lacking context perhaps.
06-27-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 22,542
Posted By Fahrenheit531

There are no gears in bench press. Apples and...

There are no gears in bench press. Apples and oranges. Please stop now.
06-23-21, 11:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 693
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Sheldon Brown called the Centurion Pro Tour the...

Sheldon Brown called the Centurion Pro Tour the best production touring bike of the era.
Someone will be along shortly to take it off your hands, I'm sure. :)
06-20-21, 05:48 PM
Replies: 62,926
Views: 9,588,269
Posted By Fahrenheit531

They're saving up to make it a new sub-forum.

They're saving up to make it a new sub-forum.
06-19-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 665
Posted By Fahrenheit531

I blame the sign. Best not to give those bolts...

I blame the sign. Best not to give those bolts any ideas.
Replies: 22
Views: 967
Posted By Fahrenheit531

"My neighborhood," as regards bicycle...

"My neighborhood," as regards bicycle purchases/pickups, is somewhat smaller than "the whole of the american southwest." :lol:

Be patient. That's a cool and uncommon bike that someone's gonna...
06-10-21, 06:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,229
Posted By Fahrenheit531

While my experience is usually the same as the...

While my experience is usually the same as the OP's, I've also spent $30 plus international shipping on a single 1" x 2" foil decal for my Raleigh. :rolleyes:
06-05-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,893
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Sigh. Is there nothing better? I no longer...

Sigh. Is there nothing better?

I no longer care whether or not the sub-forum exists, if I ever did. Just want an end to all the peripheral silliness.
06-05-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,734
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Such a cool bike. :love:

Such a cool bike. :love:
Replies: 22
Views: 967
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Cool bike, valuations above are realistic. If...

Cool bike, valuations above are realistic. If this showed up in my neighborhood I'd be sorely tempted. :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-21, 11:03 PM
Replies: 2,899
Views: 376,915
Posted By Fahrenheit531

:roflmao2:

:roflmao2:
06-02-21, 06:30 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,738
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Nope.

Nope.
06-01-21, 01:37 PM
06-01-21, 12:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 839
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Check the pic with the chainring. Now check the...

Check the pic with the chainring.
Now check the frame decal behind the chainring.
If that decal doesn't say 1020 you can club me like a baby seal.
05-31-21, 06:22 PM
Replies: 20,432
Views: 3,509,926
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Track Bike - $750...

Track Bike - $750 (Tucson)https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1200x900/image_898577bb85a7311c93848476a8259e87feea41bc.png
Here is a one of a kind work of art, built with all high...
05-31-21, 06:19 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,238
Posted By Fahrenheit531

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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05-27-21, 08:34 PM
Replies: 7,183
Views: 695,512
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Finally replacing the black R550s on the Volare: ...

Finally replacing the black R550s on the Volare:
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05-25-21, 08:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 722
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Ooooh yeah that's horrible. You're to be...

Ooooh yeah that's horrible.

You're to be commended for your selflessness, however. Taking the time to compose a near-perfect "under the truck" pic is very much appreciated.
05-24-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,231
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Yep. This needed a thread.

Yep. This needed a thread.
05-19-21, 05:26 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,578
Posted By Fahrenheit531

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

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05-18-21, 05:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,072
Posted By Fahrenheit531

"A moment of clarity" indeed. Well played sir....

"A moment of clarity" indeed. Well played sir. :thumb:
05-16-21, 09:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 707
Posted By Fahrenheit531

So strange that we're all seeing that before pic...

So strange that we're all seeing that before pic as the after. I saw it and was like "oh no," hahaha. Certainly makes scrolling down worthwhile though! Very nice first build. :thumb:

And now,...
05-15-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,215
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Replace them. Ideally they're the only part of...

Replace them. Ideally they're the only part of your bike that makes contact with the road; cutting corners there can end badly.
05-15-21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,015
Posted By Fahrenheit531

So "other" = two, six, seven, eight, or nine...

So "other" = two, six, seven, eight, or nine viewings (or none at all), making this one of the most randomly broken polls ever. I love it!

Cool video though. :lol:
05-15-21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,038
Posted By Fahrenheit531

So instead of adjusting the handlebars and/or...

So instead of adjusting the handlebars and/or lever placement one should replace the entire drivetrain. Sounds legit.
05-13-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,038
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Don't be intimidated by tales of wildly...

Don't be intimidated by tales of wildly overpriced vintage stuff you'll have to score from ebay and blah blah whatever. Vintage bicycles are very wallet-friendly unless you are going for a full...
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By Fahrenheit531

I may have just what you're looking for: The...

I may have just what you're looking for: The Godzilla Takara. (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1051435-takara-touring-940-a.html)
05-10-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 831
Views: 75,951
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Yeah, I folded the half-bill in half and figured...

Yeah, I folded the half-bill in half and figured that was enough since I only run 55psi back there. Got me home easy-peasy. I should probably remember to order tires when I get home from work though....
05-10-21, 07:53 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,684
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Looks like you already did. Poor thing.

Looks like you already did. Poor thing.
05-08-21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 493
Posted By Fahrenheit531

I sold my Paramount and kept my Volare. Haven't...

I sold my Paramount and kept my Volare. Haven't regretted it one little bit.

Hobbiano - serial number does indicate Panasonic.
05-07-21, 09:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,338
Posted By Fahrenheit531

700c would give you more brake options than 650b...

700c would give you more brake options than 650b I'd imagine. For just getting out there and riding, 700c x 32 (Compass) has treated me very well.

If you're taking about loaded touring I dunno.
05-07-21, 04:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 383
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Unreal. As usual. :lol:

Unreal.

As usual. :lol:
05-07-21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 831
Views: 75,951
Posted By Fahrenheit531

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

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/800x600/halfdollar_0d840aaf34ce26718f606a395ae586192e54f1bc.jpg
;)
05-07-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 831
Views: 75,951
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Exactly sixty days later it looks like, and I got...

Exactly sixty days later it looks like, and I got a cool knife's-blade looking piece of plastic all stabby-stabby in the rear tire. Broke a lever during the change, too. Otherwise all good and tra la...
04-28-21, 09:44 PM
Replies: 62,926
Views: 9,588,269
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Richard Sachs in Prescott AZ....

Richard Sachs in Prescott AZ. (https://phoenix.craigslist.org/nph/bik/d/prescott-valley-richard-sachs-racing/7312453110.html) Sexy as hell. Pricey.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,181
Posted By Fahrenheit531

They're legit. I've made a couple of purchases...

They're legit. I've made a couple of purchases and everything was in good order. As mentioned, they're not the place to go for bargains.
04-26-21, 06:19 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,621
Posted By Fahrenheit531

:lol:

:lol:
04-26-21, 07:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,080
Posted By Fahrenheit531

My new video: I check to see if this bowling ball...

My new video: I check to see if this bowling ball is actually a SPIDER! Click to find out!
04-24-21, 11:33 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,621
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Eventually one must ask the question: Is it them...

Eventually one must ask the question: Is it them ...or me?
04-23-21, 04:05 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,621
Posted By Fahrenheit531

https://media3.giphy.com/media/IgvoqNz6gGZFXFPmfZ/...

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04-22-21, 10:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,149
Posted By Fahrenheit531

11/1/77 for the Volare. ...

11/1/77 for the Volare.
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04-21-21, 08:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,690
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Thanks for the coolest build thread I've seen in...

Thanks for the coolest build thread I've seen in a while. And know that there's a little bit of Monark envy over here in the Arizona desert. Nicely done. :thumb:
04-15-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,694
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Beausage? Also, I generally preserve patina...

Beausage?

Also, I generally preserve patina by leaving it alone. ;)
04-13-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 793
Posted By Fahrenheit531

105 is pretty common stuff. If you're looking for...

105 is pretty common stuff. If you're looking for vintage components, watch your local craigslist for a bike that's equipped with 105 and cannibalize it. Shouldn't take too long if you're anywhere...
04-10-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,864
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Four pages on how to carry a freaking phone. This...

Four pages on how to carry a freaking phone. This is a new low.
:wtf:
Forum: Introductions
04-03-21, 10:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Welcome to BikeForums. You'll find many a steel...

Welcome to BikeForums. You'll find many a steel Raleigh rider around here....
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