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06-24-21, 09:54 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 37,560
Posted By StarBiker

Responding to old post......:innocent: ...

Responding to old post......:innocent:

Pretty much the second paragraph. And I live across the street from a Bus Line, and can walk to the Light Rail in a half an hour, or wait for the Bus to take...
06-07-21, 09:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,976
Posted By StarBiker

Reading that made me pull out a Bo record for a...

Reading that made me pull out a Bo record for a spin.....

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/599x592/r_6312328_1580668481_4240_jpeg_1db5d47feedd5d405ca44ebe1e280ee8dc5aa181.jpg
06-01-21, 08:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,280
Posted By StarBiker

The car free forum is always good for a few...

The car free forum is always good for a few laughs.
05-31-21, 08:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,280
Posted By StarBiker

^ Not in the initial time period you mentioned...

^
Not in the initial time period you mentioned "1989" (I did work in a Mall then, but for the Mall)

I live in an area where I don't need a car, but as a flipper, and someone who doesn't own a car...
05-13-21, 05:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,020
Posted By StarBiker

I can't figure out after reading the article why...

I can't figure out after reading the article why people think the victim was arguing. The shooter was a maniac.
Replies: 18
Views: 1,155
Posted By StarBiker

https://craigslistharvester.com/

https://craigslistharvester.com/
Replies: 18
Views: 1,155
Posted By StarBiker

CL Scams....

I get on CL to list a bike, (I have flipped a couple hundred bikes on CL) and look around and see a dozen scams. All high end suspension bikes, all priced the same at $600. CL has become a real...
03-26-21, 09:09 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 23,911
Posted By StarBiker

Anything I think I can make more money on. ...

Anything I think I can make more money on.

These brought $1200 for example. I thought they were a good buy for $8.
...
Forum: Touring
06-29-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,320
Posted By StarBiker

Why not what? I'm confused. Don't worry,...

Why not what? I'm confused.

Don't worry, it's the norm on BF.
Replies: 23
Views: 1,329
Posted By StarBiker

You drove three hours for that bike?

You drove three hours for that bike?
Forum: Foo
06-21-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,971
Posted By StarBiker

Because that's what it is........ This...

Because that's what it is........

This thread is...........:foo:
06-21-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 928
Posted By StarBiker

And you are paying for it $$$$$$.........

And you are paying for it $$$$$$.........
Replies: 1
Views: 820
Posted By StarBiker

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Forum: Commuting
06-14-20, 07:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,049
Posted By StarBiker

You must have some quite sturdy feet, and hips....

You must have some quite sturdy feet, and hips. When was the last time you walked 15 miles in cheap shoes......?
Replies: 22
Views: 1,152
Posted By StarBiker

:rolleyes:

:rolleyes:
Replies: 22
Views: 1,152
Posted By StarBiker

Your okay with me. It's that hooded fella.......:p

Your okay with me. It's that hooded fella.......:p
Replies: 22
Views: 1,152
Posted By StarBiker

Nah.....

Nah.....
Replies: 36
Views: 2,073
Posted By StarBiker

Never, I repeat never let UPS pack your bike!...

Never, I repeat never let UPS pack your bike! EVER!

You take it to a good LBS and pay them to pack it! My local REI is excellent at it as well.

Live an learn. I wish when I read this thread I...
Forum: Foo
06-04-20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,397
Posted By StarBiker

Ours is a bag lady....... When I first saw...

Ours is a bag lady.......

When I first saw this thread I thought somebody was going to show a pic of their wife......
06-03-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,461
Posted By StarBiker

None of that applies here. THE CAR IS KING....

None of that applies here.
THE CAR IS KING. AND THE BIGGER THE VEHICLE THE BETTER......:fred:

Again, common sense, pay attention, be nice, and announce you are coming. I can't believe people on...
06-03-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,546
Posted By StarBiker

And best of luck to the OP. I had this one...

And best of luck to the OP.

I had this one a couple years ago and I thought it odd that many people wanted it. Paid $15 for it. Sold for $120 as is.
...
06-03-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,461
Posted By StarBiker

And one can't just google the information because...

And one can't just google the information because it's not always accurate. You would have to contact the local government, and perhaps even the local police precinct to see if they could give you...
06-03-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,461
Posted By StarBiker

And where I live bikes as well. Yep lots of...

And where I live bikes as well. Yep lots of strollers, and wheel chairs on the sidewalks around here.......:rolleyes:

I guess when the county puts a road work sign(s) on the sidewalk where these...
06-03-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,461
Posted By StarBiker

I almost exclusively cycle on sidewalks. To much...

I almost exclusively cycle on sidewalks. To much traffic. All the sidewalks are ramped around here.

I think this is a common sense thread?
06-03-20, 07:21 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 15,477
Posted By StarBiker

Folks can drink sociably, and responsibly that's...

Folks can drink sociably, and responsibly that's important.

I have not drank a drop in 14 years. It led me into this hobby, and the flipping market in general, and now I have money instead of...
Replies: 26
Views: 2,315
Posted By StarBiker

All of this. Folks on here throw around...

All of this.

Folks on here throw around purchase prices for flips that make me think how can they make money on that.
And outliers like the above poster in Portland are exactly that. They are not...
Replies: 26
Views: 2,315
Posted By StarBiker

In arguably the strongest bike market in the US....

In arguably the strongest bike market in the US. The OP is in Alabama.
Replies: 26
Views: 2,315
Posted By StarBiker

I paid $35 for the one I had, and another $80 for...

I paid $35 for the one I had, and another $80 for Gatorskins, new brake handle hoods, and bar tape. (I also rode the bike for over a year)

I just see no profit margin, and the seller will get...
Replies: 26
Views: 2,315
Posted By StarBiker

The Centurion Fans think all centurions are worth...

The Centurion Fans think all centurions are worth $$$'s. They are very nice bikes, but not easy flips. I had a beautiful one, 54 CM and it took months to get $180 for it well photographed, in a...
05-24-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 12,290
Posted By StarBiker

^ You sound like an expert on the subject.

^
You sound like an expert on the subject.
05-23-20, 10:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,666
Posted By StarBiker

I saw that one on Ebay in completed...

I saw that one on Ebay in completed listings........
...
05-23-20, 10:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,666
Posted By StarBiker

It's a beauty. I would be afraid to ride it. (I...

It's a beauty. I would be afraid to ride it. (I am not interested beyond appearance) Somebody on here will buy that from you. I have no idea on value though.
You'll find out.........
05-23-20, 10:15 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 12,290
Posted By StarBiker

As I mentioned in the sale thread, there's...

As I mentioned in the sale thread, there's reason's why I like them.

And for all this exclusive, latte chatter I am an older guy, who doesn't own a car, and really only makes money through Ebay,...
05-23-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 12,290
Posted By StarBiker

Guy sounds like he is being paid by a disgruntled...

Guy sounds like he is being paid by a disgruntled LBS.

And this other character ....:foo:
05-23-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 12,290
Posted By StarBiker

And this is dependent on the REI. It's not...

And this is dependent on the REI. It's not remotely the case. where I am.

REI will tune the bike. But if you don't live near anything then what? I mean if an LBS isn't near by, and an REI isn't...
05-23-20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 12,290
Posted By StarBiker

Trying hard to sound foolish.

Trying hard to sound foolish.
Replies: 41
Views: 2,695
Posted By StarBiker

It's to clean. This was in some sort of storage,...

It's to clean. This was in some sort of storage, maybe in a basement, and the person that pitched it said the hell with it. People don't care.

And where are you going to donate it. Many places you...
05-22-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,778
Posted By StarBiker

Hark, I say there, thou shalt halt....... ...

Hark, I say there, thou shalt halt.......

(What you did was really dumb)
05-20-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,753
Posted By StarBiker

^ Duke Wayne a few posts above gonna kill da...

^
Duke Wayne a few posts above gonna kill da beast! :fred:
Forum: Foo
05-20-20, 08:31 PM
Replies: 591
Views: 53,657
Posted By StarBiker

https://news.yahoo.com/bizarre-paint-battle-betwee...

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05-20-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,067
Posted By StarBiker

^ That's why I like the ADV 3.1. There isn't...

^
That's why I like the ADV 3.1. There isn't anything comparable for the money. And it has everything I want with the exception of those drops.

And as much as I like that above Salsa I just don't...
05-15-20, 08:35 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,067
Posted By StarBiker

And when I am comparing bikes I look at how the...

And when I am comparing bikes I look at how the bike is made and the frame geometry and how the bike fits as well as the COMPONENTS. And Yes, COMPONENTS are important. They make different level...
05-15-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,067
Posted By StarBiker

REI CO OP Sale

REI CO OP sale. 15% off CO OP bikes through the 25th.

I like these guys, and some of their bikes are excellent. Just a heads up. No affiliation with the company.

I am looking at one of their...
Forum: Touring
05-14-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,027
Posted By StarBiker

Like I said. BOL.

Like I said.

BOL.
05-10-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 63,099
Views: 9,630,966
Posted By StarBiker

A bike like this might sit there in the DC metro,...

A bike like this might sit there in the DC metro, let alone Baltimore. It's not vintage enough.

My neighbor had a 700 that was similar and was stolen out of his vehicle. Weird as I have never had...
Replies: 18
Views: 1,814
Posted By StarBiker

:wtf:

:wtf:
Replies: 7
Views: 471
Posted By StarBiker

I kept looking at this, and everybody is correct....

I kept looking at this, and everybody is correct. This can be conserved by a pro that knows how to do it. They might even make those tires look remarkable compared to how they look now.

Let a pro...
05-09-20, 06:21 AM
Replies: 2,847
Views: 321,272
Posted By StarBiker

Sounds familiar. I just watched The Spirit...

Sounds familiar.

I just watched The Spirit of The Beehive and that could apply. It's one of my favorite films. I could argue for it being one of the all time great films!
And I do not say that...
Forum: Touring
05-08-20, 08:55 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 36,936
Posted By StarBiker

Steal can be easier to repair. I like the smaller...

Steal can be easier to repair. I like the smaller tubing.

Bottom line is frame geometry associated with comfort for the rider.

I can't deal with a lot of leaning, and reaching. Can somebody...
05-04-20, 06:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,548
Posted By StarBiker

Photoshop......

Photoshop......
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