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06-28-21, 11:36 PM
Replies: 51
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Posted By Bad Lag

glassman83, I predict an early death for your...

glassman83, I predict an early death for your leather saddles. IMO, eight applications in a couple of years is too many, too soon. I suppose it depends upon how much you apply but, still,... eight.
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06-28-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,319
Posted By tflt

I have about 350-400 miles on a new B-17 and love...

I have about 350-400 miles on a new B-17 and love it. It felt good new, and gets better every ride. I needed new bibs/shorts and tried "the black bibs" fancy model, but have now realized that with...
06-11-21, 01:27 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 9,398
Posted By ironwood

Harris cyclery is closing

I stopped in at Harris yesterday, and found out that it will be closing its doors this coming Sunday. Why? They can't get any bikes to sell, and you can't make enough money to pay the rent unless you...
12-14-20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 10,454
Posted By moto635

The older I get the faster I went 😂

The older I get the faster I went 😂
12-11-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 10,454
Posted By sheddle

As far as rocking and rolling goes, Pantani once...

As far as rocking and rolling goes, Pantani once said that the method he used for climbing (in the drops) was to climb like you're trying to snap the handlebars off the stem.


Mashing out of the...
12-10-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 10,454
Posted By BFisher

Comparing a casual vintage bike collector/rider...

Comparing a casual vintage bike collector/rider to a vintage pro racer isn't really fair. Those riders put lots of miles in and did so to be competitive with other high level riders. Also stimulants....
11-15-20, 02:26 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 14,169
Posted By robertj298

This .Pluss Why do people drive a 1963 Corvette...

This .Pluss Why do people drive a 1963 Corvette instead of a 2020?
11-15-20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 14,169
Posted By tkamd73

I ride vintage bikes because I like the way...

I ride vintage bikes because I like the way higher end steel, with lugs looks, and rides, aluminum and carbon not so much. I like taking an old frame, and making it my canvas, then sorting it out...
11-13-20, 10:41 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 14,169
Posted By mackgoo

I din't know. ...

I din't know.


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11-13-20, 09:04 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 14,169
Posted By rekmeyata

I had a Scandium bike once, it rode like a brick,...

I had a Scandium bike once, it rode like a brick, I test rode regular aluminum bikes and never cared for the ride, but the scandium was the worst riding bike I ever rode. Not only that but the damn...
11-13-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 945
Posted By pcb

In terms of the saddle, you clean/treat it best...

In terms of the saddle, you clean/treat it best you can, lotsa great suggestions here. Try the ones that are practical, like I'm supposing traveling to PDX to visit Langlitz ain't. Whatever comes out...
11-13-20, 01:49 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 14,169
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, 10:05 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 14,169
Posted By davester

Number 1: It's the aesthetics. With the exception...

Number 1: It's the aesthetics. With the exception of handbuilt steel or titanium, new bikes are ugly, period.

Number 1 again: The slightly higher performance of new bikes is irrelevant for 99% of...
11-12-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 14,169
Posted By rekmeyata

The problem with someone trying to tell you which...

The problem with someone trying to tell you which frame material is faster is that it's all psychological! What you scream bloody murder at me? People that have gone out and spent big bucks on a new...
11-12-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 14,169
Posted By Kilroy1988

I'll chime in along the same lines as a couple of...

I'll chime in along the same lines as a couple of previous replies... My modern bikes were absolutely beasts out of the saddle compared to any of my vintage steel, which typically feels like riding...
11-12-20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 14,169
Posted By merziac

Tell him you'll buy the wondercrap carbon if he...

Tell him you'll buy the wondercrap carbon if he gives you full inflation adjusted collector value for the Serotta. ;)
11-12-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 14,169
Posted By Fahrenheit531

I recently picked up a 2008 Trek Madone (with a...

I recently picked up a 2008 Trek Madone (with a pricey upgraded wheelset) to see what the big deal was. My vintage rides are ~23lbs, the Trek was almost exactly 16lbs, which is a pretty substantial...
07-23-20, 03:57 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,548
Posted By Ray9

A bicycle is a beautiful thing.

I have a fleet of expensive bicycles and I ride one of them 50 miles a day; I am 73. I saved a lot of money over the years from not purchasing thousands of cartons of cigarettes, a warehouse full of...
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