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06-30-22, 07:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 984
Posted By gearbasher

Don't feel bad if you're oblivious. They say...

Don't feel bad if you're oblivious. They say "ignorance is bliss". Then I must be happiest person on the face of the earth. I rode with a guy who wouldn't patch his tubes because he said he could...
06-29-22, 04:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 984
Posted By gearbasher

And then there's Hetchins: ...

And then there's Hetchins:

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06-29-22, 07:24 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 984
Posted By gearbasher

Looking at old Colnago catalogues, in '88 the...

Looking at old Colnago catalogues, in '88 the forks on all models were still raked. In '89 there was a mix of straight and raked forks, depending on model.
06-26-22, 08:02 AM
Replies: 1,756
Views: 361,647
Posted By gearbasher

If I remember the movie correctly Two corrupt...

If I remember the movie correctly
Two corrupt cops are making a deal with the Mafia. The cops set up a meet in Central Park. This way the mob can't bring in any cars and they can have their radio...
06-23-22, 02:21 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,746
Posted By gearbasher

There's a steel deck bridge I occasionally ride...

There's a steel deck bridge I occasionally ride over. It scares the crap out of me. We call it "The Cheese Grater".
06-22-22, 11:36 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,746
Posted By gearbasher

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Sorry, I'm dyslexic.
06-18-22, 07:30 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,811
Posted By gearbasher

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06-18-22, 07:30 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,811
Posted By gearbasher

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06-16-22, 07:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 331
Posted By gearbasher

It appears to me at one point it was touching the...

It appears to me at one point it was touching the shell.

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06-15-22, 05:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 528
Posted By gearbasher

I have Campy 9 & 10 speeds on all my bikes. I...

I have Campy 9 & 10 speeds on all my bikes. I stay on the small chainring 99% of the time and I'm always cross-chaining. No ill effects.
06-15-22, 02:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 450
Posted By gearbasher

I've used the eBay "cork" tape. I actually like...

I've used the eBay "cork" tape. I actually like it better than the real Cinelli cork. Mainly because I only use white and it stays cleaner.
06-15-22, 11:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 337
Posted By gearbasher

What he said, BTW: CPSC stands for Consumer...

What he said,
BTW: CPSC stands for Consumer Product Safety Commission
06-15-22, 10:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 337
Posted By gearbasher

Let me add that your calipers are post CPSC...

Let me add that your calipers are post CPSC (cupped QR) so that will date them 1978-87.
06-07-22, 12:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 424
Posted By gearbasher

I learned how to ride a bike when I was in 8th...

I learned how to ride a bike when I was in 8th grade. Self taught on the grocery store delivery bike. I've since put on over 350,000 miles. I hope riding brings him the joy it has brought me.
06-01-22, 11:36 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,414
Posted By gearbasher

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06-01-22, 08:42 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,414
Posted By gearbasher

My Madonna Del Ghisallo ...

My Madonna Del Ghisallo

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Here's it's story:
I stopped riding in the early...
05-31-22, 02:50 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,414
Posted By gearbasher

Some T-shirts. At least the ones I can find. ...

Some T-shirts. At least the ones I can find.

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05-31-22, 12:09 PM
Replies: 1,401
Views: 168,313
Posted By gearbasher

I found this in the road at a stop light. Makes...

I found this in the road at a stop light. Makes you wonder if they even know it's gone.
...
05-31-22, 11:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By gearbasher

I've had a Record 8 speed and a first generation...

I've had a Record 8 speed and a first generation Record 9 speed crack at the upper pivot. I read somewhere it's common and they cured the problem with the 2nd generation 9 speed. I've also read that...
05-31-22, 11:44 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,414
Posted By gearbasher

Yep, They turn when the water boils. Loud enough...

Yep, They turn when the water boils. Loud enough to hear it from another room. So, you don't need a whistle.
05-31-22, 10:14 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,414
Posted By gearbasher

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05-29-22, 04:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 480
Posted By gearbasher

I'm probably gonna catch hell for this, but I've...

I'm probably gonna catch hell for this, but I've used 0000 steel wool soaked in WD-40 with excellent results.
05-23-22, 03:48 PM
Replies: 1,756
Views: 361,647
Posted By gearbasher

He's gonna need a bigger bike.

He's gonna need a bigger bike.
05-23-22, 01:29 PM
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Views: 361,647
Posted By gearbasher

1984 commercial with Jackie Chan on a bike and...

1984 commercial with Jackie Chan on a bike and Michelle Yeoh

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4BRYJz3eQgU
05-20-22, 04:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By gearbasher

Campagnolo recommends 38 Nm or 28 ft./lbs.

Campagnolo recommends 38 Nm or 28 ft./lbs.
05-15-22, 05:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 261
Posted By gearbasher

You might try Mike Rodriguez at Bicycle Station. ...

You might try Mike Rodriguez at Bicycle Station.

https://www.bicyclestationbrooklyn.com/

I personally have never been there (I do all my own work), but I've ridden with Mike on numerous...
05-05-22, 02:29 PM
Replies: 1,756
Views: 361,647
Posted By gearbasher

Alessandra Ambrosio seems to spend a lot of time...

Alessandra Ambrosio seems to spend a lot of time on a bike. I wonder if she ever rode Ambrosio rims?...
04-29-22, 01:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 630
Posted By gearbasher

I have an American Classic sealed bearing headset...

I have an American Classic sealed bearing headset on one of my bikes. The fork crown race (actually it's not really a race, but a seat for the inner race of the lower bearing) fits tightly in the...
04-29-22, 07:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 630
Posted By gearbasher

Fork stuck in head tube? Or, did you mean: stem...

Fork stuck in head tube? Or, did you mean: stem stuck in fork steerer tube?
04-29-22, 07:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 368
Posted By gearbasher

I have all red anodized rims on my "errand" bike....

I have all red anodized rims on my "errand" bike. After 400-500 miles, silver is showing through on the brake surfaces.
04-28-22, 08:58 AM
Replies: 1,756
Views: 361,647
Posted By gearbasher

Actors who portrayed members of the Mafia. ...

Actors who portrayed members of the Mafia.
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04-23-22, 07:09 AM
Replies: 1,756
Views: 361,647
Posted By gearbasher

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04-20-22, 05:10 AM
Replies: 1,756
Views: 361,647
Posted By gearbasher

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04-19-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 1,756
Views: 361,647
Posted By gearbasher

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04-19-22, 08:52 AM
Replies: 1,756
Views: 361,647
Posted By gearbasher

Seinfeld cast: ...

Seinfeld cast:
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04-10-22, 08:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 691
Posted By gearbasher

I used JB weld on the oil pan of my car. It was a...

I used JB weld on the oil pan of my car. It was a temporary fix until I had time to change the pan. Well, that was 7 years ago and it's still holding strong through all temps and weather. JB weld...
04-08-22, 02:11 PM
Replies: 1,756
Views: 361,647
Posted By gearbasher

John Fogerty's play on CCR's Cosmo's Factory. ...

John Fogerty's play on CCR's Cosmo's Factory.
Fogerty with his daughter and two sons.
...
03-31-22, 10:10 PM
Replies: 1,756
Views: 361,647
Posted By gearbasher

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03-31-22, 09:13 PM
Replies: 1,756
Views: 361,647
Posted By gearbasher

Yeah, but I was 22 years old at the time I fell.

Yeah, but I was 22 years old at the time I fell.
03-31-22, 12:20 PM
Replies: 1,756
Views: 361,647
Posted By gearbasher

I once fell off my bike in my living room. Long...

I once fell off my bike in my living room. Long story, long ago. My sister couldn't stop laughing.
03-30-22, 03:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,022
Posted By gearbasher

At my age Depends...

At my age Depends...
03-26-22, 09:51 PM
Replies: 1,756
Views: 361,647
Posted By gearbasher

With the way this thread is going... ...

With the way this thread is going...

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03-08-22, 09:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 235
Posted By gearbasher

1989 documentary about the history and the science of the bicycle

If this has been posted before, I apologize.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g0QjhGr73Ns
03-05-22, 10:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 470
Posted By gearbasher

Since both BB shells and cars were mentioned. I...

Since both BB shells and cars were mentioned. I plan (if I ever get the time) to turn a BB shell into a shifter knob (kinda like a Hurst T-handle) for my Volvo.
02-25-22, 09:14 AM
Replies: 1,756
Views: 361,647
Posted By gearbasher

After 12 years of Catholic school. I'll probably...

After 12 years of Catholic school. I'll probably go to hell for this.
...
02-21-22, 11:40 AM
Replies: 1,756
Views: 361,647
Posted By gearbasher

Ok. I admit I'm pushing it: Fred Astaire who...

Ok. I admit I'm pushing it:

Fred Astaire who played Alistair Mundy
...
02-21-22, 08:42 AM
Replies: 1,756
Views: 361,647
Posted By gearbasher

Roy Rogers and Dale Evans ...

Roy Rogers and Dale Evans
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Roy and Trigger (from 1946 Schwinn cat.)...
02-16-22, 03:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 811
Posted By gearbasher

Is there a serial # on the fork (steerer)? Years...

Is there a serial # on the fork (steerer)? Years ago I bought a brand new Cinelli SC (road frame) from a shop. It took me about 10 years to realize the serial # on the frame didn't match the one on...
02-07-22, 08:31 AM
Replies: 1,756
Views: 361,647
Posted By gearbasher

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Jason Statham
02-06-22, 09:11 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 53,192
Posted By gearbasher

Here are two from bikes that died under me: ...

Here are two from bikes that died under me:

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