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09-20-21, 07:52 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,876
Posted By DMC707

My first was a Bridgestone MB-6 from late 1989...

My first was a Bridgestone MB-6 from late 1989 IIRC.

https://i.imgur.com/1SQg2ni.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/nJSVFdG.jpg
09-20-21, 07:47 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,169
Posted By DMC707

The tires this rig came with --- Cotton casing...

The tires this rig came with --- Cotton casing - really resemble an open tubular, and ride quite nice. Specialized house brand tires. Pretty nice for OEM


https://i.imgur.com/FMtaOoC.jpg
Forum: BMX
09-17-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 150
Posted By DMC707

After doing a pump track on my SE 29'er (a "Big...

After doing a pump track on my SE 29'er (a "Big Flyer" ) -- i was left desiring a 24" wheeled machine as well
09-16-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 107
Posted By DMC707

Love these scans! I remember when these...

Love these scans!

I remember when these bikes started showing up at the trails in the early 90's - i was green with envy
09-16-21, 10:13 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,869
Posted By DMC707

Closest to my "dream" list of bikes that are...

Closest to my "dream" list of bikes that are readilly available if one has a few nickels to rub together.

Except for new production Colnago Masters or Waterfords, the price on any of these...
09-16-21, 07:15 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,826
Posted By DMC707

https://i.imgur.com/FMtaOoC.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/FMtaOoC.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/k1Vwt1x.jpg
09-16-21, 07:11 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,826
Posted By DMC707

LOL -- and that is 27 years old now too !

LOL -- and that is 27 years old now too !
09-15-21, 12:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 442
Posted By DMC707

8 speed and 1" threaded headset ----- id say...

8 speed and 1" threaded headset ----- id say youre in the right place
Replies: 5
Views: 250
Posted By DMC707

Wow! Cherry condition !

Wow! Cherry condition !
Replies: 4
Views: 156
Posted By DMC707

A functional, serviceable bicycle in general is...

A functional, serviceable bicycle in general is worth that , sure, ---
Replies: 7
Views: 260
Posted By DMC707

Others will ask for possible information about...

Others will ask for possible information about type of tubing and things , but the bike is worth $400 -- thats not a great "buy it and flip it" price, but thats a nice price for a rideable BAsso with...
09-14-21, 01:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 471
Posted By DMC707

Keeping the price down to $1200 bucks for a...

Keeping the price down to $1200 bucks for a complete bike -- A frameset alone in those days wouldve cost almost that much
Replies: 19
Views: 435
Posted By DMC707

that would be a lovely addition to that bike

that would be a lovely addition to that bike
09-10-21, 10:40 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,007
Posted By DMC707

I had the same impression of my S-Works Tarmac . ...

I had the same impression of my S-Works Tarmac . Its more comfortable than steel, but when its time to put the hammer down, has virtually no discernible flex. That is a higher end carbon...
09-08-21, 07:57 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,368
Posted By DMC707

Shimano 105 is generally the cheapest "racing...

Shimano 105 is generally the cheapest "racing grade" groupset a great many folks on here will tolerate.

The price of Shimano 105 over claris/tiagra etc etc is not significant enough when yoiu...
09-08-21, 07:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 339
Posted By DMC707

does a competition grade wheelchair use bicycle...

does a competition grade wheelchair use bicycle rims?
09-08-21, 07:39 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,368
Posted By DMC707

Was about to reference the same thread -- LOL

Was about to reference the same thread -- LOL
09-07-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 5,568
Posted By DMC707

Super Record will be a little lighter, but will...

Super Record will be a little lighter, but will offer no practical performance advantages over Chorus
09-07-21, 08:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 208
Posted By DMC707

The "Competition" is their grand tour spec...

The "Competition" is their grand tour spec tubular. I doubt they were using clinchers. But could be a limited run tubular with a GP5000 tread pattern - those guys get all kinds of cool stuff...
09-06-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 51,617
Posted By DMC707

Drope the hamer

Drope the hamer
09-06-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 284
Posted By DMC707

Sidi Mega's are the widest ive ever tried

Sidi Mega's are the widest ive ever tried
09-06-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,060
Posted By DMC707

As a guy who enjoys both, i can attest to this . ...

As a guy who enjoys both, i can attest to this . A friend just purchased a (admittedly not "new" - it had 10 hours on it )2020 Kawasaki KX450X for a hair over 6k.

My new SB-100 build -...
09-06-21, 10:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 335
Posted By DMC707

I voted Other because Garmin was not on your...

I voted Other because Garmin was not on your list. It is by far the most interactive GPS i have experience with and syncs up very easy to Strava and power meters.

That though, is provided...
09-06-21, 09:29 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 5,568
Posted By DMC707

Campagnolo all day long. Just buy Chorus. ...

Campagnolo all day long.

Just buy Chorus. Dura Ace quality, and gives up very little to Record
Replies: 3
Views: 341
Posted By DMC707

Glad to hear it. It will be cool to see a new...

Glad to hear it. It will be cool to see a new build on one of these!
09-01-21, 08:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 483
Posted By DMC707

I really wanted one of their made to order track...

I really wanted one of their made to order track frames not too long ago
09-01-21, 08:26 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,631
Posted By DMC707

two words ---- E bike that is all

two words ---- E bike


that is all
09-01-21, 08:25 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 51,617
Posted By DMC707

This has just set my heart aflutter ! But...

This has just set my heart aflutter !


But how on earth does it even stop or shift without disc's and with those pesky cables ? :foo: :lol:
09-01-21, 08:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 463
Posted By DMC707

Some of us use our teef fer that --- also, the...

Some of us use our teef fer that --- also, the proper application of a hammer can solve a lot of problems


The ready, fire, aim approach also kicks tail for typing too !
09-01-21, 08:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 463
Posted By DMC707

LOL -- you guys' beat me to it :)

LOL -- you guys' beat me to it :)
09-01-21, 08:18 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,378
Posted By DMC707

She really shouldve known

She really shouldve known
08-31-21, 11:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 289
Posted By DMC707

again - you don’t need a lockout. If the...

again - you don’t need a lockout. If the suspension is set up properly- you can still stand

(suspension lockouts are huge misconceptions brought to the MTB world by roadies)


i Recall the...
08-31-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 289
Posted By DMC707

You dont need a lockout for climbing

You dont need a lockout for climbing
08-31-21, 03:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,258
Posted By DMC707

Twin DeBErnardi's and a Colnago Super ...

Twin DeBErnardi's and a Colnago Super


https://i.imgur.com/sgk5WEf.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/siDBV1X.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/T5IMe7Y.jpg
08-31-21, 01:49 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 51,617
Posted By DMC707

Yes --- why in the world would somebody invest...

Yes --- why in the world would somebody invest thought, time , money , patience and finally leg power in such an arcane and obsolete material ?

(Oh wait - i just did it a couple of years ago -- i...
08-31-21, 11:41 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,753
Posted By DMC707

Yep - some people , if given $30,000 will...

Yep -

some people , if given $30,000 will still pick the old big block powered C-10 over a new Tacoma . - They'll both perform the same job but one has timeless sstyle points while the other - ehh...
08-31-21, 11:38 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,753
Posted By DMC707

Just turned 50 Per my post in this thread,...

Just turned 50

Per my post in this thread, -- i love the bikes from my younger days -- but even when i was 25, the folks at my LBS considered me a throwback for wanting a new lugged steel bike ...
08-31-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 809
Posted By DMC707

I use this mount for my iphone 12 Promax with...

I use this mount for my iphone 12 Promax with nary a problem. I see it wiggling a bit down there, but i think basically being a rubber mount keeps the vibrations down even if the phone does look...
08-31-21, 10:17 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,378
Posted By DMC707

This is one of those "Your mileage may vary "...

This is one of those "Your mileage may vary " type of comments

I was a devout 26" rider and didnt have a compelling reason to switch , - UNTIL - i rode a 29'er and saw with my own stopwatch and...
08-31-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,378
Posted By DMC707

Truth in this Phot evidence of 2 bikes...

Truth in this


Phot evidence of 2 bikes from the same manufacturer, but with different amounts of travel

Yeti SB-95 (the teal one) -- 150mm front suspension, 140mm back -- zero crotch...
08-31-21, 08:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 975
Posted By DMC707

more Mustangs than AMC Gremlins or Nash...

more Mustangs than AMC Gremlins or Nash Metropolitans too
Replies: 7
Views: 1,968
Posted By DMC707

This bike is deserving of its own thread with...

This bike is deserving of its own thread with better pictures
Replies: 3
Views: 313
Posted By DMC707

This forum is too much fun ! A few days ago...

This forum is too much fun !

A few days ago someone posted an early Moots to look at and now you bring us this Klein to drool over ! Not much idea on a real value to sell, but i sure like...
08-31-21, 08:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By DMC707

Eeeeeeeeeeeeekk !!!!!!!!

Eeeeeeeeeeeeekk !!!!!!!!
08-31-21, 08:20 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,378
Posted By DMC707

This would be correct if we were talking about...

This would be correct if we were talking about bikes like yours (and i love them ) . Hardtails or short travel 26' bikes or even 27.5" bikes. But in todays age of 29'ers, plus tire bikes and...
08-31-21, 08:15 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,378
Posted By DMC707

Those are some beauties !!

Those are some beauties !!
08-31-21, 08:13 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,378
Posted By DMC707

Sounds like an Electra brand bicycle -- pretty...

Sounds like an Electra brand bicycle -- pretty sure they are still around .
08-31-21, 08:09 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,753
Posted By DMC707

Exactly. I didnt put a pencil to it, but i...

Exactly. I didnt put a pencil to it, but i would guess that old DeRosa probably cost me $17- $1800 to put together from scratch as i had nothing in the parts bin i wanted to carry over or re-use....
08-30-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 20,669
Posted By DMC707

Its just a bike. Aluminum got its reputation...

Its just a bike. Aluminum got its reputation from the early gen Cannondales up through the 2.8 series. My Gt Edge aluminum is no stiffer than some of my steel rides of that vintage. Choice...
08-30-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,753
Posted By DMC707

And --- I did the duel of death (new vs old)...

And ---

I did the duel of death (new vs old) a couple of years ago with my new S-Works Tarmac Di2 disc machine vs my restored DeBErnardi race bike from the 90's

On an equivalent 10 mile loop...
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