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08-29-22, 11:36 AM
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Posted By J_Chickles

Thats one heckuva water bottle. I dont think...

Thats one heckuva water bottle. I dont think ive ever seen one for $40
Replies: 15
Views: 12,142
Posted By J_Chickles

those mountain bikes are pretty neat !

those mountain bikes are pretty neat !
Replies: 17
Views: 916
Posted By J_Chickles

CATALOGUES BOTTECCHIA: BOTTECCHIA 1992...

CATALOGUES BOTTECCHIA: BOTTECCHIA 1992 (labibleduvelocataloguesbottecchia.blogspot.com) (https://labibleduvelocataloguesbottecchia.blogspot.com/p/bottecchia-1992.html)


According to this catalog,...
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Views: 916
Posted By J_Chickles

This guy here thinks his is worth a milli --- --...

This guy here thinks his is worth a milli --- -- err. $750.00 !!!!

But a lot of people on here would probably say it kind of depends on what that gold Columbus sticker above the shifters says...
Replies: 34
Views: 850
Posted By J_Chickles

a couple of $10 bottles would be sufficient i...

a couple of $10 bottles would be sufficient i would think
08-24-22, 09:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 859
Posted By J_Chickles

Oh my! Was not aware of that forum just...

Oh my! Was not aware of that forum

just followed the Trifox link and i saw a thread with this title - guess i can say i'm speechless


" OMG, this print is amazing! Ride on Trifox, then...
08-24-22, 09:25 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,493
Posted By J_Chickles

What about people with $5000 bikes who sashay...

What about people with $5000 bikes who sashay around all kitted up? i hate those people :roflmao:
08-24-22, 09:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 811
Posted By J_Chickles

Popping the front wheel up and over a big tree...

Popping the front wheel up and over a big tree root (if its more than a few inches high, i call it a log - lol ) is an issue for even some of us who have been riding mountain bikes a loooong time ...
08-24-22, 09:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 859
Posted By J_Chickles

Are you actually buying a bike, or doing some...

Are you actually buying a bike, or doing some type of market research exercise -- (asking because of the tone of some of the other threads you have started)

If you are looking for a bike, ive...
08-24-22, 06:14 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,638
Posted By J_Chickles

well, knock yourself out hoss

well, knock yourself out hoss
08-23-22, 12:40 PM
Replies: 21,348
Views: 4,079,492
Posted By J_Chickles

"those are supposed to be that way"

"those are supposed to be that way"
08-23-22, 12:38 PM
Replies: 21,348
Views: 4,079,492
Posted By J_Chickles

I guess it would make that downshift the one time...

I guess it would make that downshift the one time :foo:
08-23-22, 10:51 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,467
Posted By J_Chickles

Why cant you put it at the bottom of the shim...

Why cant you put it at the bottom of the shim stack?
08-23-22, 09:13 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,471
Posted By J_Chickles

Too funny ! just pulled these quotes from another...

Too funny ! just pulled these quotes from another thread "When Will they ever learn" and the guy is shaking his online fist about being "Fully kitted up" and on an expensive bike too -- also a flat...
08-22-22, 05:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 495
Posted By J_Chickles

The 9 speed trick does not sound bad -- they are...

The 9 speed trick does not sound bad -- they are much easier to find than 8 speed units --
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By J_Chickles

These older department store grade bikes kinda'...

These older department store grade bikes kinda' fascinate me when theyre in pristine condition

There's a burgundy Varsity in the FS area that i would love to have were it my size --- i...
08-22-22, 05:05 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,743
Posted By J_Chickles

After reading through all 3 pages of this and...

After reading through all 3 pages of this and pondering whether the thread starter is sincere or not, i can only add one constructive suggestion

It would float over smaller road irregularities...
08-22-22, 04:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,219
Posted By J_Chickles

I second this --- Im using a Vivoactive 4 myself...

I second this --- Im using a Vivoactive 4 myself , and couldnt tell you the difference between many of them, --- but the Garmin watches sync up to Strava easily and are accurate enough for my...
08-22-22, 04:24 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,638
Posted By J_Chickles

Thats a stout price for an Aelle Trtubi bike that...

Thats a stout price for an Aelle Trtubi bike that literally needs everything gone through --- the FB marketplace pics also show that the wheels arent really up to snuff either. Corrosion at the...
08-22-22, 04:20 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 9,063
Posted By J_Chickles

different exchange rate maybe?

different exchange rate maybe?
08-22-22, 03:19 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,638
Posted By J_Chickles

You guys' are a tresure trove of knowledge ! ...

You guys' are a tresure trove of knowledge ! and for you to remember a 9 year old post is impressive !

Bridgestone used to spec bikes with a mixup of components too, - so much so that one might...
08-22-22, 12:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 336
Posted By J_Chickles

A little bit of both --- the original Super -V...

A little bit of both --- the original Super -V 2000 was a bike with serious eye appeal that actually performed -- one of the carbon fiber Ravens would be an interesting wall hanger.




I was...
08-22-22, 12:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 336
Posted By J_Chickles

Clearance for tree roots, rocks and stumps --...

Clearance for tree roots, rocks and stumps -- although the 24" rear is kinda counter intuitive for that goal
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By J_Chickles

I thought Campanutella was a Nutella's new flavor...

I thought Campanutella was a Nutella's new flavor , with caramel and sea salt for a little tang to go with the sweet


Preferred implement for application would be Campagnolo peanut butter wrenches
Replies: 6
Views: 469
Posted By J_Chickles

Probably a good "replacement value" price ...

Probably a good "replacement value" price

actual value i would wager would be more like $3000-3500

TPC (The Pro's Closet) has a couple of them in the 3500$ range - not with Di2, but not this...
Replies: 6
Views: 304
Posted By J_Chickles

That pricing reminds me of the phrase "This...

That pricing reminds me of the phrase

"This is what happens when cousins @@@@ "
08-22-22, 11:43 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,638
Posted By J_Chickles

I have to assume that you are correct, -- and if...

I have to assume that you are correct, -- and if so , what a bizarre OEM parts mix (The Suntour stuff that is -- wouldnt be too crazy to see a Gipiemme and Campy mix on a low-mid level bike...
08-22-22, 11:37 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,638
Posted By J_Chickles

LOL - actually i probably do ! Since my fleet...

LOL - actually i probably do ! Since my fleet is predominately Campagnolo equipped, a lot of other stuff just sits in bins unused and unloved. Thought seriously about putting a box together...
08-22-22, 11:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,115
Posted By J_Chickles

From the original post "Preferably, I'd also...

From the original post

"Preferably, I'd also prefer no chamois as I'm happy to wear cycling shorts under the tights".
08-19-22, 11:44 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,638
Posted By J_Chickles

nice bike given the Campagnolo crankset and...

nice bike

given the Campagnolo crankset and brakes - which is either Victory or Triomphe - it probably was originally all Campagnolo --- one of the former owners must have replaced to get...
08-19-22, 11:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,115
Posted By J_Chickles

Its really not that complex Men's HeatGear®...

Its really not that complex

Men's HeatGear® Armour ¾ Leggings | Under Armour...
Replies: 26
Views: 928
Posted By J_Chickles

as a long time motorcyclist, i feel that the...

as a long time motorcyclist, i feel that the right lever, front brake arrangement is most correct -- but definitely not gonna tell anyone else what to do
08-18-22, 10:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 446
Posted By J_Chickles

Ive gotten a few pairs of these from general...

Ive gotten a few pairs of these from general purpose sporting goods stores.

Under Armor makes them, and Academy has a house brand (BCG ) that ive worn ---- The Under Armor pair i have...
08-18-22, 10:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 973
Posted By J_Chickles

I realize this is a "BMX" bike would definitely...

I realize this is a "BMX" bike would definitely have an upright position

I have one of the 29" cruisers (A Big Flyer) and have ridden it on some easy trails -- no front brake on mine means you...
Replies: 15
Views: 501
Posted By J_Chickles

Sounds nuts , but people used to try to get...

Sounds nuts , but people used to try to get tubular track tires up to 180 psi or so regularly, -- sounds like a serious arm workout to me though
Replies: 15
Views: 501
Posted By J_Chickles

Maybe a Silca leather washer would work in that

Maybe a Silca leather washer would work in that
Replies: 26
Views: 928
Posted By J_Chickles

Nice bike -- I thought it was Bill Simonian...

Nice bike -- I thought it was Bill Simonian (or maybe Bill Lewis?) behind Tomasso, -- but i've been wrong before - The Tom Eason story makes sense
08-17-22, 10:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 417
Posted By J_Chickles

ive blown a tire off the rim and showered myself...

ive blown a tire off the rim and showered myself with sealant using 50psi of shop air, so im dubious of this technique
08-17-22, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 231
Posted By J_Chickles

\im guessing bmx style since the poster mentions...

\im guessing bmx style since the poster mentions 20" and going off drops but who knows ---- this is almost as vague as the "V brake vs U brake post
08-17-22, 10:07 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 6,158
Posted By J_Chickles

LOL UPS sent a frameset to California that...

LOL

UPS sent a frameset to California that was destined for Ohio once - with BF labels

Eventually it got sorted out but took a while (like maybe 2 weeks )
08-17-22, 10:01 AM
08-17-22, 09:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 254
Posted By J_Chickles

I havent had any trim in 3 weeks -- and for me...

I havent had any trim in 3 weeks -- and for me it HAS been an issue :twitchy:
08-17-22, 09:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 687
Posted By J_Chickles

just the typical expletives when someone yells at...

just the typical expletives when someone yells at me or throws an empty beer can or food wrapper at me
08-17-22, 09:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 940
Posted By J_Chickles

All brakes are friction type Friction on the...

All brakes are friction type

Friction on the outer rim, or friction on a small disc
08-17-22, 09:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By J_Chickles

If you simply feel you HAVE to update something...

If you simply feel you HAVE to update something on your bike -- then please do something about the rather unfortunate looking stock crankset (appearance only - im sure it works fine )
08-17-22, 09:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 563
Posted By J_Chickles

Its more cost effective in most cases to buy one...

Its more cost effective in most cases to buy one complete

Youd have a hard time duplicating the bike below for $7500 on your own

Uncaged 7 | Izzo | Bikes | Products | YT US...
08-17-22, 09:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,364
Posted By J_Chickles

So whats wrong with that? Im sure your fair...

So whats wrong with that? Im sure your fair state has deduced that the cows are not making a significant environmental impact. Cows gotta eat too
08-16-22, 10:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 480
Posted By J_Chickles

some of the better tubes you can remove the valve...

some of the better tubes you can remove the valve stem - maybe this is the type he has --- then you can inject the sealer in that way.

I remember the old Slime days -- we'd literally...
08-16-22, 10:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 697
Posted By J_Chickles

very true - i wanted to start a Clydesdale...

very true - i wanted to start a Clydesdale oriented - medium pace group ride and one of the shop owners in town warned me -

"If you dont show up every single time, the group will die"

i a saw...
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