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02-15-24, 09:06 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,616
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Not you and not yet offensive words... Andy

Not you and not yet offensive words... Andy
02-14-24, 04:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,580
Posted By Camilo

Um, you bought the bike at a shop. Why are you...

Um, you bought the bike at a shop. Why are you posting on this forum rather than just taking it to the shop? Doesn't make any sense to me at all.
02-08-24, 09:04 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,346
Posted By SPlKE

I always call out to cyclists on the roadside who...

I always call out to cyclists on the roadside who look like they're stranded or tinkering with their bikes.

I've changed enough tires and tubes during rides that I always ride prepared with tire...
02-08-24, 08:39 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,346
Posted By bblair

Had a guy ride with us years ago who never...

Had a guy ride with us years ago who never carried a spare or pump or anything. "I will rely on the kindness of strangers."

"Once," we told him. After that you're on your own. He used up his quota...
02-05-24, 09:53 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,230
Posted By erepaal

75 mb

I have had this bike since 75, basically my trek 1000, would be beat into pieces. This has A really comfortable Reynolds frame, with lugs, That makes for a good frame for the durability. Bars are...
01-25-24, 03:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,617
Posted By Lamont Cobb

If I had merely a fraction of some of your...

If I had merely a fraction of some of your collections, Wifey would be after me with a hatchet.
Forum: Touring
01-19-24, 09:49 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,063
Posted By djb

Preaching to the converted. I've always been...

Preaching to the converted. I've always been rather aware of chain angles, probably mostly because I'm more of a mechanically sympathetic driver, motorcycle rider, cyclist, and I've been riding...
01-18-24, 06:09 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 48,377
Posted By Rick_D

That can only mean it's going to make your bike...

That can only mean it's going to make your bike faster, too! ;)
Forum: Commuting
01-17-24, 04:10 PM
Replies: 1,683
Views: 337,257
Posted By Tundra_Man

We got our cat from the shelter. I was walking...

We got our cat from the shelter. I was walking through the cat room full of probably a hundred cats. As I walked by, one of them stuck her paw out through the cage bars at me. We took her home and...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-24, 09:54 AM
Replies: 21,223
Views: 5,121,449
Posted By Mojo31

I'm poor and have no money for a Madone SLR. ...

I'm poor and have no money for a Madone SLR.

I had to go tubeless because I can't afford tubes.
Forum: Commuting
01-16-24, 03:53 AM
Replies: 1,683
Views: 337,257
Posted By noglider

Oh yeah. I did once find a cat. He was sitting in...

Oh yeah. I did once find a cat. He was sitting in the middle of the path. He looked at me as I approached. He meowed as if he was asking for help. The path is between a park at the river edge and a...
Forum: Touring
01-15-24, 05:55 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,417
Posted By djb

my wife and I biked into Basel , where...

my wife and I biked into Basel , where France,Germany and Swizterland all share a border ish, so we could have biked into Germany for the beer, France for the baguette and then Switzerland for the...
01-13-24, 12:28 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,416
Posted By tkamd73

I would prefer the Cyclone GT too, but only for...

I would prefer the Cyclone GT too, but only for the looks, the others work well too. It is quite a bit lighter, weight wise, if that matters to you.
Tim
...
01-09-24, 09:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 752
Posted By bboy314

If it was steel, likely repairable. Being that...

If it was steel, likely repairable. Being that itís aluminum I would definitely consider it unsafe to try and bend back.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-24, 01:26 AM
Replies: 21,223
Views: 5,121,449
Posted By Windows95

I bought a mini disco ball so I can ride in style

I bought a mini disco ball so I can ride in style
12-28-23, 01:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 981
Posted By JoeyBike

JoeyBike's 3 Rules for crossing intersections: ...

JoeyBike's 3 Rules for crossing intersections:

1) Look both ways before crossing/entering any roadway, even a one-way street.

2) If you CAN'T SEE, you CAN'T GO.

3) If you're NOT SURE, you...
12-21-23, 09:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,412
Posted By CrimsonEclipse

1 light on your handle bars and 1 light on your...

1 light on your handle bars and 1 light on your helmet.

problem solved.
12-15-23, 09:10 AM
Replies: 82,489
Views: 13,878,245
Posted By WGB

Don't know anything about Andy Muff, nor if this...

Don't know anything about Andy Muff, nor if this is one of his bikes but if it is it's a handmade bike for $250

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/3399311320174735'10'-6'2 Riders - Andy...
11-29-23, 07:03 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,640
Posted By ChromeChainstay

congratulations everyone. i went from 168-122lbs...

congratulations everyone. i went from 168-122lbs in 5 months

got the high blood pressure high cholesterol warning from my doctor

now everything is normal

no carbs, no sugar did it

now i...
11-22-23, 03:10 PM
Replies: 15,363
Views: 4,011,351
Posted By JacobLee

I have a really nice neighbor who asked me...

I have a really nice neighbor who asked me recently if I wanted his dad's old bike. Yes, of course I do.
...
11-17-23, 11:14 AM
Replies: 1,113
Views: 149,237
Posted By botty kayer

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/fsvxsx4_0ea39d93b84a1c8094b3e8d1c22e2573bcc8775d.jpg
Forum: Commuting
11-17-23, 05:29 AM
Replies: 1,683
Views: 337,257
Posted By BTinNYC

I found a full wallet on 15th Ave here in Queens....

I found a full wallet on 15th Ave here in Queens.
I just started my ride, it was early AM and an old Chinese gent pointed it out and said something in Chinese as I rode by. I had 60 minutes of ride...
11-14-23, 07:02 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,640
Posted By pepperbelly

Weight loss and riding

I rode today after a sorta layoff of a few months.
I am 65 and overweight. I found all kinds of reasons to not ride- mainly because it just easnít fun.
Since February 1st I have lost 75 pounds. I...
10-25-23, 10:09 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,606
Posted By etherhuffer

Capped at 400 except for my spouseís Rivendell...

Capped at 400 except for my spouseís Rivendell Atlantis that was on blowout sale in 2008 when economy crashed. Then this year a King of Mercia found me. A whole bike for far less than a new frame...
10-25-23, 05:35 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,606
Posted By jamesdak

:love::love::love:

:love::love::love:
10-25-23, 07:08 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,606
Posted By SJX426

My purchases scale from F/F to complete bikes. If...

My purchases scale from F/F to complete bikes. If only the later applies then it would be the Colnago by $25
https://live.staticflickr.com/7327/14148054171_7dce4b1646_4k.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-23, 05:22 AM
Replies: 21,223
Views: 5,121,449
Posted By eduskator

Seems like this is a common thing with married...

Seems like this is a common thing with married couples :innocent:
10-20-23, 08:58 PM
Replies: 82,489
Views: 13,878,245
Posted By plonz

Iíd probably blow the whole $275 at my obligatory...

Iíd probably blow the whole $275 at my obligatory visit to Journeyman Distillery on the way there. :)
Forum: Commuting
10-20-23, 07:39 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,418
Posted By Dokiz

Schwalbe Marathon Plus. In a heartbeat. They...

Schwalbe Marathon Plus. In a heartbeat. They saved me from so many falls on wet ground! They are on the heavy side but for commuting they do the trick.
10-15-23, 05:49 PM
Replies: 15,363
Views: 4,011,351
Posted By Mr.Toolbox

Here's My latest catch. I'm going to go and pick...

Here's My latest catch. I'm going to go and pick it up tomorrow. Full Campagnolo bike including 6 tubulars, a pump, shoes, helmet, and an extra handlebar. You can say that I more or less just payed...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-23, 10:37 AM
Replies: 21,223
Views: 5,121,449
Posted By SpedFast

I gotta ask, how do you 'smoke' a rear hub and...

I gotta ask, how do you 'smoke' a rear hub and free hub? Defective parts? 3 times? Really curious about this. TIA-Smokey
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-23, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3,143
Views: 1,011,043
Posted By Caliwild

Just picked it up yesterday... Photos from the...

Just picked it up yesterday... Photos from the seller.
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1284x880/img_1949_e48eff0470274550ff4bf8f6c2053c74233318d5.jpeg...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-23, 07:55 PM
Replies: 3,143
Views: 1,011,043
Posted By purpurite

It only took 10 years, but I finally got my wings...

It only took 10 years, but I finally got my wings here and can now post photos... :D w00t! So how about pulling this thread out of mothballs a bit for my Litespeed Classic?
...
09-23-23, 01:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 871
Posted By ShannonM

Unlike cable bindings and wooden skis, there...

Unlike cable bindings and wooden skis, there actually do exist cycling situations in which toe clips and straps are the best choice.

Road racing and fast recreational riding aren't those...
09-18-23, 02:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,558
Posted By Jughed

In your opinion, which bike brand isnít pouring...

In your opinion, which bike brand isnít pouring out gallons of kool-aid to the consumers with every single new product or product upgrade?


All bike brands hype their own products, technology,...
09-15-23, 07:41 AM
Replies: 82,489
Views: 13,878,245
Posted By Rocket-Sauce

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/19689101...

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/196891013292549/?ref=browse_tab&referral_code=marketplace_general&referral_story_type=general&tracking=%7B%22qid%22%3A%22-3439096790154366460%22%2C%22mf_story...
09-10-23, 07:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,238
Posted By msu2001la

I wax my bike frames because it makes the paint...

I wax my bike frames because it makes the paint shiny and I feel like less dirt sticks to them when they're waxed up.
09-10-23, 02:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,238
Posted By smd4

Like itís unnecessary to wax a car? I use...

Like itís unnecessary to wax a car?

I use ceramic wax on my bike, personally. Keeps everything nice and shiny.
09-06-23, 12:44 PM
Replies: 82,489
Views: 13,878,245
Posted By madpogue

^^^^^^^ It's not just camera angle that can...

^^^^^^^ It's not just camera angle that can create that illusion. It's the steering position of the fork, the focal length of the lens and its perspective distortion, etc. All the more reason always...
09-06-23, 08:47 AM
Replies: 82,489
Views: 13,878,245
Posted By Clang

Raleigh Super Course 12 - $50 (Harmony, MN) ...

Raleigh Super Course 12 - $50 (Harmony, MN)
https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/223875813978881/
...
09-02-23, 06:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 964
Posted By dedhed

Better yet rub a cotton ball over the rim and...

Better yet rub a cotton ball over the rim and inside of the tire to find those tiny hidden things that cause flats.
08-28-23, 10:37 AM
Replies: 1,113
Views: 149,237
Posted By northbend

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/53094786185_65...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/53094786185_65c4c06cdf_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2oTNE92)Artist Point (https://flic.kr/p/2oTNE92) by Matthew Pendergast (https://www.flickr.com/photos/north_bend/),...
07-30-23, 12:21 PM
Replies: 82,489
Views: 13,878,245
Posted By georges1

a steal considering the condition and the...

a steal considering the condition and the equipment
07-25-23, 11:16 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,957
Posted By rosefarts

One of the first clues of diabetes is excessive...

One of the first clues of diabetes is excessive urination. It’s worth checking.

I sort of doubt that’s the problem though, since it seems like you’re pretty functional otherwise. Still worth...
07-21-23, 05:47 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 5,304
Posted By Jughed

Why? I can afford a Time with full on Dura...

Why?

I can afford a Time with full on Dura Ace DI 2 and all the bells and whistles. And IMHO, that is absolutely the best bike on the market today. 10k +/-

I choose to ride a 2k bike with an...
07-21-23, 05:06 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 5,304
Posted By Maelochs

Lots of silly debates here. Other than a few...

Lots of silly debates here.

Other than a few hundred grams, no one here has any actual evidence---experimental evidence--which explains why one group set is superior or inferior to another. Is the...
07-21-23, 04:49 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 5,304
Posted By PeteHski

Just crazy talk. Par for any discussion...

Just crazy talk. Par for any discussion involving a weight weenie.
07-21-23, 04:33 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 5,304
Posted By PeteHski

You are just waffling now. Nobody can tell a...

You are just waffling now. Nobody can tell a difference of 200g distributed throughout the whole group set.

Your comparison with energy gels is next level silliness. Totally absurd.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-23, 06:35 PM
Replies: 21,223
Views: 5,121,449
Posted By eljayski

Tomassini Techno

new arrival!
https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/techno_portrait_20b84ef0cabc2ef3fb31dce6cb8ddff41074a24b.jpg
I'm a sucker for chrome fork and rear stays
06-25-23, 07:08 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 9,325
Posted By strichzwei

Yep thanks for all the feedback, I found a...

Yep thanks for all the feedback, I found a vintage park tool stand that works great, I was hoping to find something not made in China, dont want to keep feeding the dragon!
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