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07-14-21, 09:47 PM
Replies: 2,439
Views: 254,530
Posted By 3speedslow

Little rescue kitty Polly has settled right in to...

Little rescue kitty Polly has settled right in to the house, and getting bigger.
...
Forum: Foo
07-03-21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 940
Posted By Hondo Gravel

The windshield was less than the deductible so...

The windshield was less than the deductible so 422 bucks out the window lol. They checked the insurance to see if I could get it replaced for nothing but no. Overpriced rent a car better not break...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-21, 01:55 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,816
Posted By fishboat

Yikes. Ya..chemist here and...don't quit...

Yikes.

Ya..chemist here and...don't quit your day job. How you think things work..well..that ain't how it works. Go back and study some basic chemistry.
06-19-21, 01:25 PM
Replies: 2,439
Views: 254,530
Posted By 3speedslow

What I thought was a rag in the middle turning...

What I thought was a rag in the middle turning lane turned out to be a 5 week old kitten scared out of her mind while cars whipped by. Fastest 50 yard sprint on a bike Iíve done in awhile!

bonded...
Forum: Foo
06-12-21, 03:58 AM
Replies: 11,785
Views: 2,461,489
Posted By gnome

That is just so wrong. there is only one true...

That is just so wrong. there is only one true worcestershire sauce. Lea and Perrins. (https://www.leaperrins.com/)
06-11-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 328
Posted By 269523

Poll: do we like this comment? 1 = no2 = yes...

Poll: do we like this comment?

1 = no2 = yes
🐒
06-08-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 7,767
Posted By BillyD

This gentleman gets it. We are...

This gentleman gets it.




We are currently taking this and other viewpoints into consideration. :)

And please douse those torches and put them away.
06-03-21, 09:41 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 7,767
Posted By cudak888

Meeting Siu, with a view, to some threads ...

Meeting Siu, with a view, to some threads
Chasing faces, secret raceways, in a shed

Brifters not for me,
But you know, the plans they're making
Not our cupp'a tea,
Could it be, the whole...
06-02-21, 05:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 839
Posted By Miradaman

I was wondering what was up with that...

I was wondering what was up with that...
06-02-21, 03:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 839
Posted By merziac

They may not get a second chance, swing and a...

They may not get a second chance, swing and a miss and you get strike two. ;)
05-30-21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4,113
Views: 390,859
Posted By dweenk

If you can make them, I'll bet there are a few...

If you can make them, I'll bet there are a few folks on the forum and elsewhere who would buy them.
05-07-21, 08:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,492
Posted By cudak888

Rust bucket? Yes. Overpriced? Hell yes; this...

Rust bucket? Yes.

Overpriced? Hell yes; this type of bike seems to turn anyone into a gold digger.

Is it too far gone? No. Oxalic acid does wonders, as does a mechanical refresh - even if one...
04-13-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 711
Posted By rjsattler

Thank you! Makes sense, I'll get to posting then...

Thank you! Makes sense, I'll get to posting then :)

EDIT: Can confirm, 10 messages adds the "like" button. Happy Riding!
04-10-21, 05:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 978
Posted By Kubotafan

I have driven my new to me bike, an Electra...

I have driven my new to me bike, an Electra Townie 7D on several trips of 3 to 5 km and don't seem to be having a problem now. I try to keep cadence up and use lower gears if I feel too much...
04-09-21, 08:36 PM
Replies: 4,113
Views: 390,859
Posted By xiaoman1

Mad Honk is one of the most generous/unselfish...

Mad Honk is one of the most generous/unselfish members that I have had the pleasure of knowing on these Forums.:thumb:
Best, Ben
04-08-21, 02:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 817
Posted By cudak888

PAY SHIPPING: 1951 Raleigh Sports (21" ladies' frame)

*** SPOKEN FOR: This '51 Sports will soon have a new home with Don, a friend who lives in my same neighborhood who's a 3-speed collector ***

Ged117 offered me his '50 Raleigh Superbe a few weeks...
Replies: 33
Views: 1,264
Posted By cudak888

It's just that cutting a perfectly good set of...

It's just that cutting a perfectly good set of stainless spokes in half is a needless (and expensive) waste. I always de-lace, measure, count, then wrap them with gaff tape with the length and...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-21, 05:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,645
Posted By bruce19

This is what I have used for 3 yrs. No flats. No...

This is what I have used for 3 yrs. No flats. No issues.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ALVtgcY1YeM
02-13-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,065
Posted By randyjawa

How Much Is This Bike Worth..?

Perhaps I am opening a can of worms here but here goes.

In the bicycle appraisal forum I see lots and lots of value questions. Usually, we do not answer the question, but do chime in other ways -...
02-03-21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,875
Posted By unterhausen

I have something a lot like a downvote, a lot of...

I have something a lot like a downvote, a lot of times I make posts like this disappear. Predicting a thread will fail is one way to help it fail. That's why the abbreviation for "in before the...
02-02-21, 09:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,875
Posted By Siu Blue Wind

It is hard to judge what someone's intelligence...

It is hard to judge what someone's intelligence limitations are. But you're right. Maybe we should go over your posts more and do a little clean up.
01-29-21, 09:42 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,235
Posted By _ForceD_

My town doesnít have sewers...weíre all on...

My town doesnít have sewers...weíre all on individual septic systems. So, I always consider what Iím putting into the septic tank...the amount of grease being rinsed out, down the drain, and into the...
01-29-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,235
Posted By Mad Honk

I buy terry cloth washcloths from the cheap...

I buy terry cloth washcloths from the cheap stores. They cost about a quarter apiece and are not worth trying to reuse, the War Department has figured out how to use them as well, so it seems to be a...
01-28-21, 06:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 603
Posted By unterhausen

Saying that someone is topologically equivalent...

Saying that someone is topologically equivalent to a Klein bottle is not allowed.
01-26-21, 05:47 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,901
Posted By JaccoW

Look cyccommute you are clearly very...

Look cyccommute you are clearly very anti-kickstand for whatever reasons that might be. I'm a fan of them on the right bikes. I wouldn't put one on a road bike, or at least not one that crushes the...
01-23-21, 05:01 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 8,978
Posted By jdawginsc

Gugification? I think I spelled it wrong. ...

Gugification? I think I spelled it wrong.

And I can't remember the term many use for screwing up something while repairing it...poop...age hurts.
01-18-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 425
Posted By dedhed

I've bought whole hubs just to get cones at times.

I've bought whole hubs just to get cones at times.
01-18-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,034
Posted By IBJoel

If you were a mod, you should know that there are...

If you were a mod, you should know that there are certain software applications that are not allowed to be discussed publicly (but are basically an open secret).

That said, ads allows us to keep...
01-15-21, 11:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,152
Posted By sloar

Dumpster frame

Pulled this out a dumpster last night. The original paint and chrome doesnít appear to be to bad underneath the other paint. Other than curiosity I have no idea why Iím bothering with this.




...
01-06-21, 05:37 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 9,942
Posted By jonwvara

Sure, if torpedoes would work better, let's use...

Sure, if torpedoes would work better, let's use those.
01-05-21, 11:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,417
Posted By IBJoel

Our sister site, WebMD is happy to help with...

Our sister site, WebMD is happy to help with medical questions! ;)
01-05-21, 07:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 738
Posted By banana jam

As the US importer for these frames '90-'95 I...

As the US importer for these frames '90-'95 I placed orders for and received/shipped out most of the Concorde's in NA. This thread is about spreading the word on a stolen bike so maybe another...
01-03-21, 02:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 700
Posted By polymorphself

Very nice 700c 36/40h Araya touring rims with Sansin sealed system hubs.

SOLD

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12-30-20, 09:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,373
Posted By canklecat

Yikes! Been there. Best wishes for a speedy...

Yikes! Been there. Best wishes for a speedy recovery.

But there's nothing wrong with taking a little prescription pain med. If you can't sleep, your recovery may be impaired, along with reduced...
12-30-20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 514
Posted By unworthy1

UPDATE: SOLD to a local who even came and picked...

UPDATE: SOLD to a local who even came and picked it up: easy-peasy!
12-29-20, 11:31 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,005
Posted By rgvg

If I were you I would prioritize fit. If there...

If I were you I would prioritize fit.
If there are a lot of Japanese made bikes in your area those are good quality.
Prestige tubing if you can get it, or Champion/Tange 1 or 2.
12-29-20, 10:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 514
Posted By unworthy1

Raleigh Super Course Frame & Fork, '72, 23.5" flam green

Learned the hard way that no, you cannot post a CL sale of your own in that thread. so this is what the Mods "suggested": post it in the C&V Sales thread.
This is a Raleigh Super Course in...
12-28-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,091
Posted By veganbikes

You should. Moun-tain bicycling is a fun way to...

You should. Moun-tain bicycling is a fun way to get around! They even have roadies but they call themselves "XC riders" :lol:

Heck a good bit of the modern gravel stuff is morphing into sort of...
12-27-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,741
Posted By jonwvara

Orthodoxy Part 2

I'm sure that many longtime members of this forum were disturbed to learn of a possible misinterpretation of the serial numbering of Centurion brand bicycles. This in itself is bad enough, but it...
12-25-20, 04:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 852
Posted By non-fixie

Thank you! That was the document I was looking...

Thank you! That was the document I was looking for. :thumb:

And Merry Christmas!
12-25-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 935
Posted By wgscott

What "lockdown"? Too many individuals have...

What "lockdown"?

Too many individuals have lost their lives to this because of people who refuse to take even minimal precautions like wearing a face-mask and avoiding large gatherings of people. ...
Forum: Foo
12-24-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,600
Posted By skijor

Before this thread fully takes the exit ramp to...

Before this thread fully takes the exit ramp to P&R, the P.O. struggles aren't alone. It's yet another inevitable by-product of Covid/increased online sales/quarantine/etc. And yes, DeJoy's...
Forum: Foo
12-23-20, 10:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,600
Posted By Sorcerer

The people who pickup and deliver our packages...

The people who pickup and deliver our packages from shipper to recipient are heroes. We wouldn't have anything to eat, repair, wear, and play with without their relentless efforts.

All of the...
12-21-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,647
Posted By Kapusta

Salsa QR clamp. ...

Salsa QR clamp.


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12-19-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,573
Posted By Siu Blue Wind

OR... If that's the case, why should we even have...

OR... If that's the case, why should we even have subforums? Why not just let it be one big cluster?
12-18-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,573
Posted By Siu Blue Wind

I'd like to ad that the complaints were that...

I'd like to ad that the complaints were that people who really wanted to learn about 50+ cycling had to fish through all the medical issues, some not even related to cycling. It was frustrating...
11-29-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,541
Posted By phughes

:lol: What trouble? Install saddle, ride. Once in...

:lol: What trouble? Install saddle, ride. Once in a while apply Proofide. I do it maybe once a year when I remember it. The horror of such trouble.
Forum: Foo
11-29-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,301
Posted By cloud

I would fly on one today If it was a US carrier...

I would fly on one today If it was a US carrier with a US trained flight crew (and a select few foreign carriers)
Forum: Foo
11-29-20, 04:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,097
Posted By TiHabanero

"Dealing with a misbehaving child in a store can...

"Dealing with a misbehaving child in a store can also be done in a positive learning experience way by a parent."

Exactly the point here. It is the parent's job, not the shlub in the store. Sadly,...
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