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05-12-22, 02:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 202
Posted By gugie

$100 to ride with hundreds of my closest friends?...

$100 to ride with hundreds of my closest friends?

Would rather just ride with some of my closer ones and stop for pizza and beer (http://www.midwayfirehousepizza.com/)along the way.
05-10-22, 04:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 744
Posted By 76SLT

I finally finished the bike. I ended up going...

I finally finished the bike. I ended up going with Velocity rims with Dura Ace hubs. I mentioned in an earlier post that I wanted to use parts from all the extras I had and I pretty much kept to that...
05-09-22, 04:19 PM
Replies: 1,373
Views: 162,891
Posted By Bianchi84

Pictures from N.Y. 5 Borough

Statue of Liberty, Freedom Tower. Just some of what I saw on the May 1st 5 Borough Tour. I grew up in Brooklyn, later Long Island, now live in N.C. so it was a real thrill on those roads!...
05-07-22, 04:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By dweenk

They are vintagey looking. I bought one used (and...

They are vintagey looking. I bought one used (and assembled incorrectly) several years ago. It was nothing special, but there was nothing wrong with it either. The paint was good and the components...
04-23-22, 11:50 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 9,470
Posted By JacobLee

Okay, I did my best to reduce some bork-age and...

Okay, I did my best to reduce some bork-age and increase some stoke-age, but Iím not sure I succeeded. At least itís going out the door three pounds heavier!
...
04-15-22, 11:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 972
Posted By zandoval

https://youtu.be/cDGlN6mluGA

https://youtu.be/cDGlN6mluGA
04-14-22, 04:49 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 9,470
Posted By Reco Very

It has happened

I received a text from my wife informing me that she "was able to push your crap inside the door"

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04-14-22, 08:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 653
Posted By bamboobike4

Probably the same person who convinced Dave to...

Probably the same person who convinced Dave to wear a pornstar mustache and a pink and white lei....
04-11-22, 02:45 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 9,470
Posted By Mad Honk

To: All Crap-A-Teers! Having been appointed...

To: All Crap-A-Teers!
Having been appointed CrapMaster, Be it hereby known that the Box O' Crap frame stickers have finally been updated and the new design is revealed in this missive.
After much...
04-04-22, 04:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 319
Posted By Indytriumph

Like this one? I have had this one since brand...

Like this one? I have had this one since brand new.
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04-01-22, 09:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 811
Posted By nlerner

We're you too busy yelling at the neighborhood...

We're you too busy yelling at the neighborhood kids to get off your lawn?
03-29-22, 07:33 PM
Replies: 7,612
Views: 821,385
Posted By 3speedslow

This from a fellow BF member. RustyJames ...

This from a fellow BF member. RustyJames

Nice 1972 Schwinn crank bits to go with my recent Frame acquisition. Going to be a Klunker Summer!
...
03-28-22, 10:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 445
Posted By nlerner

Bicycling in 1898

Someone in my regional rando group posted this link:

https://www.gutenberg.org/files/58444/58444-h/58444-h.htm

Lots of hilarious opinion of the era. In keeping with a recent thread on tire...
03-27-22, 09:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 547
Posted By Doug Fattic

The kind of paint Trek used years ago was a...

The kind of paint Trek used years ago was a polyurethane paint. It is like epoxy that hardens by chemical action when an activator is mixed with the paint. It has to be sprayed within a certain time...
03-23-22, 04:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 477
Posted By Chuck M

Do they come with tubes, rim tape and a bike for...

Do they come with tubes, rim tape and a bike for that price?
03-19-22, 12:39 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,306
Posted By Andy_K

That's a very nice bike, and it looks like it...

That's a very nice bike, and it looks like it will clean up well. Congrats!
03-18-22, 09:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,584
Posted By Bicilover

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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late 50s
03-18-22, 06:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,306
Posted By alexihnen

Oh la la. I would have been quite happy to snag...

Oh la la. I would have been quite happy to snag this. Nice work!
03-06-22, 07:22 PM
Replies: 21,058
Views: 3,913,894
Posted By madpogue

Wish I'd bought the tiny-wheel clown bike my...

Wish I'd bought the tiny-wheel clown bike my friend was selling a couple years ago....

BTW, follow the "More ads from this user" link for a Pandora's box of equally Shakespearean ad text.
02-27-22, 11:24 AM
Replies: 21,058
Views: 3,913,894
Posted By madpogue

^^^^^^^^ The kind of person who would probably...

^^^^^^^^ The kind of person who would probably ask his "smart" phone if someone posed to him the question "how long is a piece of string?"
02-25-22, 08:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By plonz

The cool thing about this review is any of us can...

The cool thing about this review is any of us can probably find one of these on our local Craigslist/FBM right now.
02-22-22, 12:44 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 9,470
Posted By gugie

I can definitely get you one.

I can definitely get you one.
02-19-22, 06:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 255
Posted By randyjawa

That is, in my opinion, a really good price. If...

That is, in my opinion, a really good price. If I did not already have a set for my Legnano, I would have already sent the money. Funny thing is, I got my set quite by accident when attempting to...
02-18-22, 07:05 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 9,470
Posted By Mad Honk

Well Crap-A Teers, The mildly glowing box has...

Well Crap-A Teers,
The mildly glowing box has been opened and here s what was found:...
02-14-22, 06:12 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 9,470
Posted By jdawginsc

Good point. I thought it might be funny to send...

Good point. I thought it might be funny to send the box as usual, but send three more to the person as well...getting rid of more crap.
02-09-22, 06:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,314
Posted By randyjawa

At a yard sale, I spent a few bucks to buy...

At a yard sale, I spent a few bucks to buy this("as found" it was fitted with a grinding stone)......
01-30-22, 08:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 728
Posted By nlerner

Is the Pope Catholic?

Is the Pope Catholic?
01-30-22, 10:38 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,535
Posted By nlerner

A mixte for someone who is 6'5" might be a bit of...

A mixte for someone who is 6'5" might be a bit of a reach (literally)!
01-24-22, 06:43 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 6,571
Posted By nlerner

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01-23-22, 03:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 804
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Bad Lag different strokes for different folks....

Bad Lag different strokes for different folks. Kurt likes Raleighs. You are not required to feel the same. No need to be so derogatory.
01-06-22, 01:14 PM
Replies: 1,293
Views: 358,059
Posted By Andy_K

I got this 1990 ST400 about a month ago. It had...

I got this 1990 ST400 about a month ago. It had all the original components, including the tires. Lots of chips in the paint, but otherwise it was in very good shape. The original components were...
12-28-21, 10:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,083
Posted By machinist42

Misc. Parts?

How much for only the Girlfriend?

Will you ship?

Pics? (Drive side please.)
12-28-21, 08:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,083
Posted By Drillium Dude

"Wife and girlfriend..." :thumb: ...

"Wife and girlfriend..."

:thumb:

DD
12-08-21, 01:25 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,119
Posted By gugie

I've done that often. Once a store employee said...

I've done that often. Once a store employee said I couldn't bring a bike inside. I asked why, the person said I'd be dragging dirt in from outside. When I pointed out that the shopping cart storage...
12-05-21, 09:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 894
Posted By ejw

The Thrift Store Italian Pt2 Details

Thanks all for your input. I’m too sentimental to part out the Fiorelli, and it seems it’s a reasonably unique example of that period. I decided to do a conservative restoration. But first, I...
11-26-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 550
Posted By P!N20

I often ponder things like this. I came to some...

I often ponder things like this. I came to some sort of conclusion that clockwise is 'right' because if you put a wheel on the ground and turn it clockwise it will travel to your right. Flimsy I...
11-22-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,148
Posted By delbiker1

Your nearest powder coater.

Your nearest powder coater.
11-22-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,684
Posted By SurferRosa

He ran into a great deal on purple paint and...

He ran into a great deal on purple paint and couldn't refuse. Unfortunately, he dribbled some yellow paint on there in a few areas and didn't notice until it was too late. He went ahead and dribbled...
11-21-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 14,667
Views: 3,513,357
Posted By 3speedslow

Had a bike shop wanting to unload this from their...

Had a bike shop wanting to unload this from their store room. Hardly unridden from 2010 as it appears to have sucked the rear dr into the wheel soon after the owners used it. Common occurrence with...
11-13-21, 05:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,326
Posted By SurferRosa

Too many nice bikes lose their original paint...

Too many nice bikes lose their original paint because of a few scratches.
11-10-21, 07:29 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,288
Posted By gugie

Love the name on this one. ...

Love the name on this one.

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...
11-10-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 847
Posted By Andy_K

Wait. Are you saying there are vintage seatposts...

Wait. Are you saying there are vintage seatposts that aren't scored like that?
11-05-21, 09:11 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,288
Posted By gugie

79 posts in, :troll:. Since you're new...

79 posts in, :troll:.

Since you're new here, check out the ignore feature.
11-03-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,288
Posted By gugie

I only ride a woman's saddle when I'm at work. ...

I only ride a woman's saddle when I'm at work.

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10-31-21, 11:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,039
Posted By Andy_K

Not with that attitude...

Not with that attitude...
10-21-21, 07:52 AM
Replies: 26,112
Views: 3,628,219
Posted By 3speedslow

RustyJames Thanks! When I get some matching...

RustyJames

Thanks! When I get some matching paint for the frame scrapes I will paint the rivets on the fenders.
10-19-21, 07:38 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,146
Posted By Patrick398

​​​​​​ Yeah good advice. I went to my local...

​​​​​​

Yeah good advice. I went to my local bike monger and they sorted me out in about 10 minutes with the right wheels. Glad to have finally overcome this minefield. On to the next one! Kaboom. ...
10-19-21, 12:39 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,794
Posted By verktyg

French and Italian Wines

One of my favorite wine posters - the French celebration of the Italian wine harvest...
...
10-17-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,794
Posted By gugie

Depends on the % of alcohol. A beer with 5-6%...

Depends on the % of alcohol. A beer with 5-6% alcohol will hydrate you just fine (https://www.drinkhydrant.com/blogs/news/does-beer-hydrate-you). Just yesterday I did a 100k ride with friends,...
10-17-21, 07:02 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,794
Posted By cb400bill

I'd like to nominate Cycles Gladiator ...

I'd like to nominate Cycles Gladiator

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