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09-21-22, 12:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 899
Posted By Rage

It’s like when Jake sees the light in the Blues...

It’s like when Jake sees the light in the Blues Brothers lol.
I’ve been riding fg/ss since I was a kid and I still get caught up in the simplicity and fun of a single speed.
09-11-22, 07:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,075
Posted By Rage

My gloves get washed pretty frequently.

My gloves get washed pretty frequently.
Forum: Introductions
08-30-22, 03:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 244
Posted By Rage

Howdy, fellow fan of the celestial spectre!

Howdy, fellow fan of the celestial spectre!
08-25-22, 10:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 874
Posted By Rage

I actually commuted through high school, college...

I actually commuted through high school, college and a little beyond on the doppelgšnger of that bike before it got heisted. It was the same size and it had even acquired that same “patina” by the...
08-23-22, 01:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 605
Posted By Rage

Believe me when I say it can get a lot worse’n...

Believe me when I say it can get a lot worse’n that…
08-16-22, 08:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 548
Posted By Rage

Nice get for seventy-five clams.

Nice get for seventy-five clams.
08-15-22, 10:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 291
Posted By Rage

Lol sorry you had to go through that. If it...

Lol sorry you had to go through that. If it helps, that’s happened to me a time or two.
07-19-22, 07:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 886
Posted By Rage

I got it on cd. Kinda wish I had it on vinyl,...

I got it on cd. Kinda wish I had it on vinyl, too.
We share the same taste in bikes and music haha.
Looking forward to pics when you’re done murdering the bike…
07-19-22, 06:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 886
Posted By Rage

Looks good. I’m gonna go with Snoop and say,...

Looks good.
I’m gonna go with Snoop and say, “murder was the case.”
Plus one for black seatpost and stem.
Forum: Commuting
07-19-22, 06:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 487
Posted By Rage

Congrats, BobbyG! The pandemic saw me...

Congrats, BobbyG!
The pandemic saw me furloughed from work and working freelance from home which put an end to my commuting to work. Miss it greatly as my ride to and from work was probably my...
Forum: Commuting
07-06-22, 08:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,018
Posted By Rage

I used to uglify them but then switched to the...

I used to uglify them but then switched to the cheap bike approach.
Current favorite commuters/beaters are an old trek cruiser classic, a bikesdirect windsor clockwork and a lasalle stony creek...
Forum: Introductions
07-06-22, 07:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 223
Posted By Rage

Welcome from NYC!

Welcome from NYC!
07-02-22, 12:39 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 3,285
Posted By Rage

I’m with ForceD above. How does anyone know it’s...

I’m with ForceD above. How does anyone know it’s really vodka?
I once mistakenly drank this experimental super plastic fluid. It gave me super-powers and I joined the legion of superheroes as the...
07-02-22, 12:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 622
Posted By Rage

You married well lol.

You married well lol.
06-21-22, 11:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,831
Posted By Rage

Dang! Looks like it was worth the wait. Enjoy.

Dang! Looks like it was worth the wait. Enjoy.
Forum: Introductions
06-08-22, 06:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 233
Posted By Rage

Welcome aboard, Amanda!

Welcome aboard, Amanda!
04-17-22, 12:37 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 6,824
Posted By Rage

What’s really messed up is I wouldn’t pay five...

What’s really messed up is I wouldn’t pay five hundred for that Dawes. But I will spend four hundred getting it back together lol.
04-17-22, 12:32 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 6,824
Posted By Rage

I love the old bikes. Recently spent hundreds...

I love the old bikes. Recently spent hundreds getting this beautiful green Dawes Galaxy back together. It’s dazzling.

I take it on a group ride and most everybody is all, “ why’re you on that?”...
04-17-22, 10:37 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 6,824
Posted By Rage

I feel pretty much the same way as guy1138. I’m a...

I feel pretty much the same way as guy1138. I’m a few years older and I think we might be amongst the youngsters in the c&v crowd. Around here, anyway. And, it seems, anywhere lol. I go to a vintage...
04-12-22, 11:35 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,710
Posted By Rage

Were you dressed like a bee?

Were you dressed like a bee?
04-09-22, 03:52 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,710
Posted By Rage

I’ve been bitten a bunch. Former K9 handler....

I’ve been bitten a bunch. Former K9 handler. Sucks every time. And good idea to be current with the tetanus shot.
You don’t need to get one after a bite but good idea to be up to date.
04-09-22, 03:46 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,710
Posted By Rage

Iím also glad that dog didnít cause you to wreck....

Iím also glad that dog didnít cause you to wreck. And that you appear okay.
That is NOT acceptable behavior in a dog.
That could also have been much worse.
A friend of mine was pretty badly hurt...
Forum: Commuting
04-08-22, 10:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,014
Posted By Rage

The pandemic furloughed me and I remain out of...

The pandemic furloughed me and I remain out of work but before I became an unemployed wastrel I commuted by bike from high school into my forties. That ride to and from work was probably my favorite...
04-05-22, 05:28 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 13,420
Posted By Rage

My best wishes to both of you.

My best wishes to both of you.
04-04-22, 06:11 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 5,246
Posted By Rage

I was born and raised in Manhattan, commuted to...

I was born and raised in Manhattan, commuted to work by bike for something like twenty to twenty five years and also worked as a bike messenger here in my youth. Crazy as it seems to people that do...
04-04-22, 04:41 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 5,246
Posted By Rage

So, huge guy crush on sweaty nyc bike messengers...

So, huge guy crush on sweaty nyc bike messengers and doesn’t even own a track bike? Oy gevalt!
04-03-22, 05:34 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,404
Posted By Rage

Well, I think you made out pretty well over...

Well, I think you made out pretty well over there. Congrats!
04-03-22, 09:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,430
Posted By Rage

Good going! It gets easier and more enjoyable as...

Good going! It gets easier and more enjoyable as you go along, too.
Keep it up.
03-31-22, 10:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,705
Posted By Rage

You did the right thing going with the bare...

You did the right thing going with the bare frame. ‘Nuff said lol.
03-31-22, 06:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,609
Posted By Rage

My best wishes on a swift and full recovery.

My best wishes on a swift and full recovery.
03-29-22, 09:27 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 5,246
Posted By Rage

I’m embarrassed to say that I was also a...

I’m embarrassed to say that I was also a messenger in Manhattan and that I rode like that for a brief period of time.
In my defense, I was in high school/college at the time and was young and...
Forum: Introductions
03-25-22, 08:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 478
Posted By Rage

Welcome to the forums, Mike!

Welcome to the forums, Mike!
03-23-22, 12:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,820
Posted By Rage

I take my fg on grocery runs all the time but I...

I take my fg on grocery runs all the time but I use an enormous messenger bag to carry my loot.
03-06-22, 08:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,368
Posted By Rage

Welcome back to the gang!

Welcome back to the gang!
Forum: Introductions
03-03-22, 07:53 PM
Replies: 4
hi
Views: 203
Posted By Rage

I’m glad you found your way here! Sounds like you...

I’m glad you found your way here! Sounds like you will fit in well around these parts.
Forum: Introductions
02-22-22, 07:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 366
Posted By Rage

Welcome to the gang! Used to travel to DC...

Welcome to the gang!
Used to travel to DC frequently for work and know it well. Great cycling there. Miss it.
Forum: Framebuilders
02-09-22, 09:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,823
Posted By Rage

Glad it worked out okay. And, yeah, looks like...

Glad it worked out okay.
And, yeah, looks like primer/paint cracks on there.

Intrigued by this “dent outner” of unterhausen’s.
That and Moe Zhoost’s suggestion both sound like great ideas.
02-09-22, 09:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 490
Posted By Rage

I kinda did the reverse. Got a great deal on a...

I kinda did the reverse. Got a great deal on a new to me motorcycle years ago.
The guy that sold it to me has since become a great friend.
Howdy, Kraig!
Forum: Framebuilders
01-25-22, 08:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,823
Posted By Rage

I actually just did this on a trick track/fgfs...

I actually just did this on a trick track/fgfs bike. Ran a well greased and rounded at the end rod through there.
Popped the dent right out with just a tiny mark left behind.

It worked pretty...
01-22-22, 10:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,011
Posted By Rage

I did 14 degrees the other day. It kinda sucked....

I did 14 degrees the other day. It kinda sucked. Sign me up for 29 degrees and snowing.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-22, 06:19 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 13,532
Posted By Rage

Ten years ain’t that long, though, considering...

Ten years ain’t that long, though, considering some people, like many on this forum, have bikes far older’n that.

I still have a couple bikes I got from way back in high school, not even including...
01-14-22, 10:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 576
Posted By Rage

You can get a cheapie bike repair stand at Aldi...

You can get a cheapie bike repair stand at Aldi and/or Lidl for thirty bucks, even less on clearance.
01-11-22, 10:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,805
Posted By Rage

Wow, I think you must be right. That was a...

Wow, I think you must be right. That was a crazy-ass storm.

I remember the snow being three or four feet deep afterwards and we had to walk around in these corridors of frozen snow everywhere. It...
01-11-22, 05:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,805
Posted By Rage

I once foolishly rode my bike across the Brooklyn...

I once foolishly rode my bike across the Brooklyn bridge in the middle of a raging blizzard.

It was ‘96 or ‘97 and I was young and stupid. Took a bunch of pictures and then wandered around...
01-11-22, 04:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,868
Posted By Rage

Looks great. Working on a couple 90s...

Looks great.
Working on a couple 90s rockhoppers and a stumpy right now. Hope they turn out as nice.
12-08-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,819
Posted By Rage

Impulsive? Maybe. Stupid? Nope.

Impulsive? Maybe.
Stupid? Nope.
12-07-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,314
Posted By Rage

Yep, clean and repack will do it unless parts are...

Yep, clean and repack will do it unless parts are shot.
12-07-21, 04:54 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,314
Posted By Rage

You got a screaming good deal there lol.

You got a screaming good deal there lol.
11-25-21, 10:26 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,375
Posted By Rage

I got a bunch of 50cm bikes at home. Too small...

I got a bunch of 50cm bikes at home. Too small for me, but perfect for my wife. I find ‘em all over the place and if the price is right I can’t resist. She gets less happy each time I tell her I got...
11-23-21, 05:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 929
Posted By Rage

You can find some army surplus duffel bags on the...

You can find some army surplus duffel bags on the sportsmansguide.com
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