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Forum: Commuting
12-20-23, 11:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 528
Posted By bOsscO

I got a Crane 'Suzu' on my townie/cruiser bike....

I got a Crane 'Suzu' on my townie/cruiser bike. https://www.cranebellco.com/suzu-bell
It's the loudest bell I own and is noticeably louder than other bells I've heard. Plus it's beautifully made.
11-28-23, 12:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 912
Posted By bOsscO

Or a third choice (which seems to be Randy's...

Or a third choice (which seems to be Randy's plan) to just keep riding it as is and replace whatever is absolutely necessary to keep it safe/rideable.
11-02-23, 02:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 641
Posted By bOsscO

That's so funny since one popped up locally on CL...

That's so funny since one popped up locally on CL this week; https://vancouver.craigslist.org/rds/bik/d/delta-central-eddy-merckx-team-eleven/7681211146.html
I posted it in the C&V forum.
10-31-23, 12:28 PM
Replies: 82,456
Views: 13,866,356
Posted By bOsscO

Orig. Merckx 7-Eleven Team bike for $2,500 CAD. ...

Orig. Merckx 7-Eleven Team bike for $2,500 CAD.
https://vancouver.craigslist.org/rds/bik/d/delta-central-eddy-merckx-team-eleven/7681211146.html
...
09-29-23, 10:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 734
Posted By bOsscO

I'd expect either Norco or Rocky Mountain. Chris...

I'd expect either Norco or Rocky Mountain. Chris Dekerf started welding at RM. Would be sweet to find a Dekerf MTB.
09-26-23, 09:53 AM
Replies: 3,005
Views: 862,213
Posted By bOsscO

Holy cow that is some transformation; fantastic...

Holy cow that is some transformation; fantastic outcome.
09-25-23, 01:20 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,597
Posted By bOsscO

I was also going to ask about frame size. If you...

I was also going to ask about frame size. If you do think about selling it as is I'd be interested.
09-22-23, 04:17 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,883
Posted By bOsscO

Born and raised in the Metro Vancouver area I...

Born and raised in the Metro Vancouver area I grew up mountain biking starting in the Delta watershed (primarily tame single/double track) then in my teens/20's riding SFU/Burnaby Mountain (good mix...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-23, 04:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 774
Posted By bOsscO

For a 2018 bike that thing looks brand new....

For a 2018 bike that thing looks brand new. Congrats
Forum: Commuting
09-13-23, 04:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 851
Posted By bOsscO

Ahhh missed that detail; good luck.

Ahhh missed that detail; good luck.
09-13-23, 03:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,343
Posted By bOsscO

I would guess both the blue and red bottles in...

I would guess both the blue and red bottles in your pics are 26oz. I'd try a smaller 22oz bottle to see if it fits/works.
09-13-23, 02:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,593
Posted By bOsscO

Anyone riding gravel bikes today has seen (or...

Anyone riding gravel bikes today has seen (or heard, or discussed, or defended) that "gravel bikes are just 1990s mountain bikes" and likely ad nauseum.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-23, 02:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,660
Posted By bOsscO

Don't let the haters get you down noquarter1...

Don't let the haters get you down noquarter1 ride on; two wheels good.
09-12-23, 05:05 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,027
Posted By bOsscO

I live in a city of 75K which is often called a...

I live in a city of 75K which is often called a 'suburb' of a larger city with a population almost 10X as large. I'm all for 15-minute cities.
Forum: Commuting
09-12-23, 09:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 725
Posted By bOsscO

A larger backpack for smaller items? You could...

A larger backpack for smaller items? You could fit a regular water bottle, a loaf of bread, and easily 4-6 tomatoes in a musette bag without worry.
And they cost nothing compared to buying a new...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-23, 01:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 708
Posted By bOsscO

Thanks asgelle & znomit will try the warranty...

Thanks asgelle & znomit will try the warranty route first (it is an 11 y/o frame after all).
07-31-23, 10:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,369
Posted By bOsscO

We have a great CX scene here in the Metro...

We have a great CX scene here in the Metro Vancouver area, all run by dedicated volunteers some of which work in the bike industry. I raced CX 2016-2019 and loved it. Super fun and unless you're...
07-11-23, 11:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 738
Posted By bOsscO

Well done, congrats!

Well done, congrats!
05-24-23, 03:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,312
Posted By bOsscO

Im just not a fan of the look of dropped seat...

Im just not a fan of the look of dropped seat stays; personal preference.
Yes both the Landyachtz and Spec have threaded BBs. I do like the Ibis Haka MX but they're in short supply here and cost...
03-22-23, 02:11 PM
Replies: 5,417
Views: 3,856,288
Posted By bOsscO

Some fat meats on that ride!

Some fat meats on that ride!
11-17-22, 04:40 PM
Replies: 7,514
Views: 3,672,983
Posted By bOsscO

Tomac running/racing drops on his MTB in 1990;...

Tomac running/racing drops on his MTB in 1990; https://roadbikeaction.com/throwback-thursday-drop-bars-on-the-kamikaze/
05-27-22, 02:45 PM
Replies: 1,180
Views: 383,718
Posted By bOsscO

Please tell me that's not a real snake in this...

Please tell me that's not a real snake in this pic!?!
11-23-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,638
Posted By bOsscO

Adidas has the exact duffel bag you're...

Adidas has the exact duffel bag you're describing, and cheap; https://www.adidas.ca/en/defender-duffel-bag-small/EW9649.html
11-23-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,060
Posted By bOsscO

The final local (Vancouver - Fraser Valley) cross...

The final local (Vancouver - Fraser Valley) cross race of the season was this past weekend and it was awesome. Tons of photos here; https://www.filipfunk.com/Galleries/Valleycross-2021/
10-12-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,872
Posted By bOsscO

It's cranberry harvest season here in the PNW. I...

It's cranberry harvest season here in the PNW. I took these pics October 12 last year. ...
09-28-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 7,514
Views: 3,672,983
Posted By bOsscO

Lord loves a purple bike.

Lord loves a purple bike.
09-27-21, 10:23 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,710
Posted By bOsscO

As others have put it much more eloquently than...

As others have put it much more eloquently than I, spend what you can/need/want. It's your bike.
The resto-mod I did on a clapped out Mongoose IBOC Comp cost me $876 Canadian;
Original bike 175...
09-27-21, 09:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,931
Posted By bOsscO

I make beer at home, so I've tried soaking...

I make beer at home, so I've tried soaking bottles and lids in both sanitizer (StarSan) and professional brewers wash (PBW) to good effect. Both are foodsafe especially at the recommended...
08-05-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 36,605
Posted By bOsscO

I suppose this 1993 Mongoose IBOC Comp is more...

I suppose this 1993 Mongoose IBOC Comp is more violet than purple; the Montana spray can colour I used on this restomod is RV-264 'Galaxy Violet'...
07-23-21, 12:58 PM
07-20-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 3,005
Views: 862,213
Posted By bOsscO

The lamp on the front is incredible cocoabeachcrab

The lamp on the front is incredible cocoabeachcrab
07-08-21, 02:17 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 10,296
Posted By bOsscO

Doesn't bother me at all. In fact I think it's...

Doesn't bother me at all. In fact I think it's awesome that at his age, Cav seems at the top of his game (again). Records are meant to be broken, but they're just records.
07-08-21, 10:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,895
Posted By bOsscO

Thanks for sharing! Back in April I posted in the...

Thanks for sharing! Back in April I posted in the 'Show us your Vintage MTB' thread that one of these was up for sale on my local CL:
https://www.bikeforums.net/22033852-post7752.html
07-02-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,613
Posted By bOsscO

Another option is the Schwalbe 'Billy Bonkers'

Another option is the Schwalbe 'Billy Bonkers'
07-02-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,613
Posted By bOsscO

Maxxis DTH come in 26" X 2.15 and 2.35 widths....

Maxxis DTH come in 26" X 2.15 and 2.35 widths. Lightweight and look good (especially in tan sidewall).
07-02-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,796
Posted By bOsscO

Aware of our surroundings? Sorry but being struck...

Aware of our surroundings? Sorry but being struck by a vehicle driver while riding on the road has nothing to do with being aware of your surroundings. Nothing this unfortunate cyclist could have...
Forum: Introductions
07-02-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 800
Posted By bOsscO

I visited Portugal with my family in October 2018...

I visited Portugal with my family in October 2018 and loved it. My son was 10 at the time and he really enjoyed learning a bit of Portuguese.
06-29-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 8,428
Posted By bOsscO

I've bonked a couple times, and when the tunnel...

I've bonked a couple times, and when the tunnel vision kicks in I have to stop and eat/drink something.
06-28-21, 02:59 PM
Replies: 3,005
Views: 862,213
Posted By bOsscO

Superbe work!

Superbe work!
06-26-21, 12:40 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,441
Posted By bOsscO

While scrolling twitter this morning I found this...

While scrolling twitter this morning I found this pic of Steven Kruijswijk Cervelo that he rode the TdF with today. He'd crashed (along with tons of other GC contenders) and damaged his bike. But he...
06-10-21, 01:49 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 15,474
Posted By bOsscO

Kiddo has some pontoons!

Kiddo has some pontoons!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-21, 04:16 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 15,096
Posted By bOsscO

Norco makes new steel frame (Reynolds 725) gravel...

Norco makes new steel frame (Reynolds 725) gravel bikes at reasonable prices; https://www.norco.com/bikes/2021/road/gravel/search-xr-steel/search-xr-s1/
06-04-21, 09:30 AM
Replies: 7,514
Views: 3,672,983
Posted By bOsscO

Posted on Bike Rumor this morning;...

Posted on Bike Rumor this morning; https://bikerumor.com/2021/06/04/specialized-athletes-debut-1989-rockcombo-gravel-bike-themed-diverge-at-unbound/
I know some of you will appreciate this. ...
06-04-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,541
Posted By bOsscO

Back to "Artist's impression of a bike".... ...

Back to "Artist's impression of a bike"....
While technically Todd McLellan is a photographer, his book 'Things Come Apart' is a very artistic take on the classic exploded diagram. I have his...
06-02-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 12,019
Posted By bOsscO

This 2014 write up popped into my timeline...

This 2014 write up popped into my timeline yesterday; https://bikerumor.com/2014/08/05/bike-check-greg-lemonds-mavic-equipped-1989-tvt-carbon/...
05-28-21, 01:50 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 26,157
Posted By bOsscO

Mural at the top of SFU. ...

Mural at the top of SFU.
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_3836_eecf2b9f65648d345218834ace7f649963508a5e.jpg
05-26-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 12,019
Posted By bOsscO

This is my 1993 Mongoose IBOC Comp. Full aluminum...

This is my 1993 Mongoose IBOC Comp. Full aluminum frame; main triangle is bonded while most of rear is welded. I had no idea it was bonded until I got most of the old rattle-can paint (from previous...
05-21-21, 12:27 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 21,280
Posted By bOsscO

Danger is my middle name! ...

Danger is my middle name!
https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/step3_12__e4281204e94786e2978a63172273254c62dc0d8c.jpg
05-21-21, 12:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,365
Posted By bOsscO

Love this! If you haven't already check out the...

Love this! If you haven't already check out the various bike-fishing videos by Path Less Pedaled on YT.
05-14-21, 02:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,090
Posted By bOsscO

I'm remembered Deepcherry has done some air-brush...

I'm remembered Deepcherry has done some air-brush work on a Diamond Back frame to achieve the same smoke effect. Here's the thread;...
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