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11-27-22, 08:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 814
Posted By TLaurent

I find the ten post minimum to be an interesting...

I find the ten post minimum to be an interesting qualifier and as an English major, find the stories written by the usual suspects to be really entertaining. We learn so much from each other and it...
11-27-22, 05:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 814
Posted By T-Mar

That sounds like the vast majority of registered...

That sounds like the vast majority of registered members. According to the membership list, 62% of the registrants have no more than one post. I have no problem with giving free advice. My prime...
11-27-22, 06:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 814
Posted By ollo_ollo

I'm waiting for 7 of 9!

I'm waiting for 7 of 9!
11-26-22, 09:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,730
Posted By smontanaro

I've still heard nothing (neither here, on CR,...

I've still heard nothing (neither here, on CR, nor in response to my texts and emails).

I wrote a script to download as much as I could from the Wayback Machine. I've had to work my way through...
11-25-22, 07:44 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 21,613
Posted By bikamper

Seventies something Mercier with an FW modified...

Seventies something Mercier with an FW modified to 3 speed fixed gear. Clobbered by a car.
https://live.staticflickr.com/3174/2280545277_72f0c56a90_z.jpg

1973 Super Course. What parts survived...
11-23-22, 11:09 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 21,613
Posted By Oldairhead

I love it when a 10 year old thread comes back to...

I love it when a 10 year old thread comes back to life as if it was just last week!
11-23-22, 01:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 440
Posted By dddd

That's a helluva story, like chariot racing! ...

That's a helluva story, like chariot racing!
Might a Module-4 have taken that same punishment? Would anyone (er, besides me) race or even train on those???
I can't recall ever coming across a bent...
11-23-22, 09:13 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 21,613
Posted By 52telecaster

When the king of freewheels uses an igh the world...

When the king of freewheels uses an igh the world should take notice!
Forum: Commuting
11-23-22, 06:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By PhilFo

They are completely different tires and it would...

They are completely different tires and it would be hard to make a comparison. You can comfortably compare a Marathon to a Continental Contact, which I prefer, personally, but not a GP5000. You will...
Replies: 29
Views: 8,209
Posted By unterhausen

no need to dig up threads this old, sorry....

no need to dig up threads this old, sorry. Closing.
11-17-22, 10:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 773
Posted By gugie

You talkin’ ‘bout headsets?

You talkin’ ‘bout headsets?
11-14-22, 06:00 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,453
Posted By cudak888

As you like it, I I take it. -Kurt

As you like it, I I take it.

-Kurt
11-14-22, 05:57 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,453
Posted By bikingshearer

True, but all's well that ends well.

True, but all's well that ends well.
11-14-22, 02:30 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,453
Posted By cudak888

This entire thread is Much Ado About Nothing. ...

This entire thread is Much Ado About Nothing.

-Kurt
11-14-22, 12:35 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,453
Posted By SurferRosa

Vitriol. It's a hair gel and a bicycle lube! ...

Vitriol. It's a hair gel and a bicycle lube!

https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-yyUbXw7U0xE/WsZkDjdkW0I/AAAAAAAAx9c/2WGTwUdm1ek9Uz-wW1qhQiZfCXQPTgG9ACLcBGAs/s1600/ep913.jpg
11-14-22, 09:28 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,453
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Vitroil, specialized bicycle lube for angry...

Vitroil, specialized bicycle lube for angry cyclists.
11-13-22, 04:38 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,453
Posted By SurferRosa

Good song. https://youtu.be/JAa7J10D8Qw

Good song.

https://youtu.be/JAa7J10D8Qw
11-12-22, 12:12 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,453
Posted By bikingshearer

Flagrant thread hijack: Notice that this...

Flagrant thread hijack:

Notice that this grassfire is bucking a headwind. If the wind were coming from the opposite direction, it would be scary how fast that thing could move. You don't want to...
11-11-22, 06:43 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,453
Posted By RCMoeur

At lunch today, after riding up that teeny little...

At lunch today, after riding up that teeny little uphill called Yarnell, I mentioned this thread to my riding partner. His reaction: "So nothing's changed since rec.bicycles.*?"

Technology...
11-11-22, 12:43 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,453
Posted By mstateglfr

Well if it helps, you werent who was in mind when...

Well if it helps, you werent who was in mind when I typed that. But fair enough- accurate self assessment and awareness is something a lot of people lack so its cool to see when people are locked in.
11-11-22, 11:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,060
Posted By cudak888

Finally found the grail - Colnago kickstand

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1088x1088/colnago_kickstand_e5cc9b0ac033dc07a147a0142a446ccd3eb63a40.png
11-10-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,513
Posted By rsbob

Like the wife who put her late husband’s mint ...

Like the wife who put her late husband’s mint early 911 for sale for $1500 (which was worth 6 figures)
11-10-22, 12:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 578
Posted By FBinNY

Thinking purely about strength can be misleading....

Thinking purely about strength can be misleading. Thinking of spokes as components within a system, and how the system works is more inciteful.

Ideally you want spoke tension such that spokes are...
11-10-22, 11:35 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,513
Posted By blacknbluebikes

All the good bikes will be Non-Fungible Tokens. ...

All the good bikes will be Non-Fungible Tokens. 'Cause - clearly this week - digital assets are where it's at, baby.
11-09-22, 07:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 270
Posted By keithdunlop

Solution

For those who may have this same issue with Mavic rims, I have solved the rattle -- drilled a small hole in the rim, prepared some epoxy (super glue is too brittle when dry), and used a 1ml syringe...
11-07-22, 07:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 762
Posted By cudak888

And just to make this clear for anyone reading:...

And just to make this clear for anyone reading: Just because you may be wearing a helmet isn't a guarantee of a a future concussion nor prevention of a concussion in the first place.

Cycling...
11-07-22, 01:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 591
Posted By jadmt

I emailed Velocity and it is now corrected on...

I emailed Velocity and it is now corrected on their website.
11-07-22, 11:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 762
Posted By RB1-luvr

looks like you just passed the feed zone.

looks like you just passed the feed zone.
11-06-22, 11:12 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,736
Posted By Fredo76

Hopefully that was a rhetorical question. From...

Hopefully that was a rhetorical question. From another forum:
11-06-22, 10:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 762
Posted By canklecat

Best to be cautious. Between amateur boxing (and...

Best to be cautious. Between amateur boxing (and know some pro boxers and former world champs), cycling (crashed a few times), and health care, seeing patients and family with concussions... it's a...
11-06-22, 05:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 591
Posted By Iride01

Well to be completely honest I was being a little...

Well to be completely honest I was being a little sarcastic with my first reply. It just sort of goads me when people put such descriptors in their titles and questions. And using the word "best"...
11-06-22, 05:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 591
Posted By base2

As an accused Velocity Fanboi here whose built up...

As an accused Velocity Fanboi here whose built up about a dozen or so...Velocity rims come exceptionally round & true right out of the box. They build up nice with a minimum of complications/hassles...
11-06-22, 02:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 723
Posted By repechage

it's insulation ... keep things quiet! ;)

it's insulation ... keep things quiet! ;)
11-06-22, 02:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 591
Posted By Iride01

What makes them decent? Inexpensive? Last...

What makes them decent?

Inexpensive? Last forever? Inexpensive and last forever? Or just look aesthetically pleasing?
11-06-22, 12:49 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,736
Posted By embankmentlb

Remember when an air cooled VW was in front of...

Remember when an air cooled VW was in front of every other house on your street?
Admittedly that was 50 years ago.
Today there are still specialty mail order concerns that carry almost every part...
11-06-22, 11:00 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,736
Posted By Drillium Dude

This thread is dying pretty slowly... ...

This thread is dying pretty slowly...

Vintage cycling will always be around. It's just that the vintage bikes will be completely different. I mean, there aren't a lot of us using an old...
11-04-22, 01:11 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,736
Posted By nlerner

In 1980 I ran into a belgian-block curb, went...

In 1980 I ran into a belgian-block curb, went over the bars, knocked myself out, and cracked C6. I've had neck pain ever since, at times severe enough to keep me off the bike, but usually manageable...
10-31-22, 05:58 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,736
Posted By icemilkcoffee

I just checked- both Rene Herse and Velo Orange...

I just checked- both Rene Herse and Velo Orange are still selling French bottom brackets. Yellow Jersey still selling cheap Tubulars, NOS rims, NOS bar tape, wool jerseys, toe straps, custom quill...
10-31-22, 12:01 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,736
Posted By SurferRosa

Fake news.

Fake news.
10-28-22, 06:03 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,512
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I've never flatted on the ones I use on my '71...

I've never flatted on the ones I use on my '71 Paramount, made by our own, rootboy, may he RIP....
10-21-22, 06:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 902
Posted By Straightblock

My guess would be that the rims matched when the...

My guess would be that the rims matched when the wheelset was new, one of the wheels was wrecked or cracked, and the owner replaced the rim with whatever was available.
Replies: 31
Views: 1,465
Posted By GhostRider62

A simple memory. Arriving to Loudeac it was...

A simple memory.

Arriving to Loudeac it was cold and I was shivering and hungry. I get some stuff onto my tray and the lady takes one look at me and opens a cover over a vat of hot chocolate. ...
Replies: 31
Views: 1,465
Posted By unterhausen

When I abandoned in Villaines, someone saw me...

When I abandoned in Villaines, someone saw me wandering around in the courtyard of the school, put a blanket around my shoulders and guided me to the sleeping area. They probably have the best setup...
Replies: 31
Views: 1,465
Posted By GhostRider62

Strange things at controls. In 2019, a down...

Strange things at controls. In 2019, a down under randonneur abandoned at Fougeres, he was in line to pay for food ahead of me. He kept badgering the checkout lady about wifi and the password. ...
10-12-22, 03:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 231
Posted By IBJoel

This was our tech team doing something. The "stg"...

This was our tech team doing something. The "stg" is our non-live, "staging" site that techs use to test before rolling onto the live site. You can ignore these. Sorry about that
10-08-22, 01:23 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,230
Posted By 63rickert

When I started riding tubulars and Campy in 1967...

When I started riding tubulars and Campy in 1967 Campionato del Mondos were one of the most popular tires. 29mm wide from contemporaneous notes. Paris-Roubaix at 26mm were popular too. Roads that...
10-07-22, 05:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,215
Posted By grant40

here ...

here
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1660x2000/20220902_202933_8229052502dd8482d56d6ef55411bf131689504a.jpg...
Replies: 31
Views: 1,465
Posted By unterhausen

I really wanted to do an ACP 200k this year, but...

I really wanted to do an ACP 200k this year, but it doesn't look like it's going to happen. If I can do the qualifications next year, that would put me in one of the later starting groups, which is...
10-07-22, 03:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,215
Posted By indyfabz

I am going to assume the owner likes the seat,...

I am going to assume the owner likes the seat, thus making it appropriate.
10-07-22, 03:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,121
Posted By FBinNY

I understand that there are plenty of hard...

I understand that there are plenty of hard working strippers out there. However, you can't buy them, only rent them for a while.
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