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08-08-22, 06:35 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,701
Posted By m.c.

I've had really good luck with drivers giving me...

I've had really good luck with drivers giving me space, the only time I remember that I had someone get close to the back of my bike and then pass very close while accelerating it was a police...
08-06-22, 01:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 460
Posted By m.c.

I used to be vegan, or "plant based" as its now...

I used to be vegan, or "plant based" as its now called. Saying you're a vegan based on your diet gets you yelled at by certain people that say being a vegan means you must also be an animal rights...
08-06-22, 11:00 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 26,010
Posted By m.c.

I like British cars but its hard to own one here...

I like British cars but its hard to own one here unless you want to do your own work. I had a XJ6 that I loved but the local shops wouldn't work on. Now I want another car and most of the things on...
08-06-22, 10:52 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 26,010
Posted By m.c.

My wife's C&V car ...

My wife's C&V car

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08-03-22, 10:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 865
Posted By m.c.

This sounds like me. I still have a rotary phone...

This sounds like me. I still have a rotary phone and managed to get service on an old startac, my wife has a car from 1981. My old condo had appliances from the late 70s, in my house they're from the...
07-29-22, 07:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 293
Posted By m.c.

There are several computer backpacks on Amazon...

There are several computer backpacks on Amazon that say they are waterproof.
07-28-22, 06:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 867
Posted By m.c.

Thanks. I'll watch it this evening.

Thanks. I'll watch it this evening.
07-28-22, 03:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 293
Posted By m.c.

I'd start with looking for a waterproof computer...

I'd start with looking for a waterproof computer backpack. If it were me I'd want to shop for the part that protects the computer first and then look at other features.
07-28-22, 10:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 256
Posted By m.c.

That looks like a nice place to ride. The...

That looks like a nice place to ride.

The narrow frame size is fixed by recording with the phone turned horizontally. Turn it before pressing record and it will put it in landscape mode, that's...
07-22-22, 12:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 867
Posted By m.c.

I want to build it up and ride it soon but...

I want to build it up and ride it soon but ultimately I don't think I'll be keeping the paint. It has a dent that I want to fill and I want to do a paint scheme with cream between the head lugs and...
07-22-22, 08:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 867
Posted By m.c.

I just bought a trek 930 mountain bike frame that...

I just bought a trek 930 mountain bike frame that should be the size I'm looking for. I don't know if it compares quality wise to others but it should be good enough for me.
07-21-22, 09:51 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 867
Posted By m.c.

This is the one I was outbid on ...

This is the one I was outbid on

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07-19-22, 07:44 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 4,675
Posted By m.c.

I rode my recumbent trike tonight with cycling...

I rode my recumbent trike tonight with cycling pants on.
07-18-22, 03:21 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,796
Posted By m.c.

People think I'm crazy but I can feel a...

People think I'm crazy but I can feel a difference on steel bikes. I feel like the aluminum bikes have high frequency vibrations that steel doesn't pass along. I have noticed it in my car too, going...
07-17-22, 11:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 345
Posted By m.c.

I need to head up there to shop for bikes, around...

I need to head up there to shop for bikes, around here people want $1000 for a stumpjumper frame.
07-16-22, 05:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 606
Posted By m.c.

Put a towel over the tire

Put a towel over the tire
07-16-22, 10:05 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,054
Posted By m.c.

I didn't take it, I saw it online, it resembles...

I didn't take it, I saw it online, it resembles what people are riding around here. I don't know anything about them other than in my neighborhood and on our MUP there are bikes that look similar to...
07-13-22, 04:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 269
Posted By m.c.

This is what my mystery rattle was. I thought I...

This is what my mystery rattle was. I thought I had it narrowed down to a loose spoke on the front because it sort of had a ping sound. The presta valve nut was just loose enough to rattle against...
07-13-22, 03:22 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 6,754
Posted By m.c.

I do it this way as well, started it in the mid...

I do it this way as well, started it in the mid 80s when I got my Schwinn Enduro with rim brakes. I had coaster brakes before that. My first time riding it my dad said, probably as a joke, something...
07-12-22, 12:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 897
Posted By m.c.

I was on board with this being a troll but after...

I was on board with this being a troll but after a comment he made in the gear selection thread I am starting to think, that he thinks, there should be some formula or rule for deciding all these...
07-12-22, 09:18 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 897
Posted By m.c.

Is this real? These are problems I solved as a...

Is this real? These are problems I solved as a child.
07-11-22, 11:55 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 3,280
Posted By m.c.

But he doesn't make a single chainring crankset...

But he doesn't make a single chainring crankset in his Silver line.

I've got a couple of frames I want to build up and I think I may go this route. I have no hills and I remember having a 5 speed...
07-10-22, 07:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 720
Posted By m.c.

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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07-10-22, 05:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 394
Posted By m.c.

That bike looks great.

That bike looks great.
07-10-22, 11:01 AM
Replies: 4,326
Views: 336,335
Posted By m.c.

Thanks for the pictures. I like seeing Seattle.

Thanks for the pictures. I like seeing Seattle.
07-10-22, 09:37 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 3,280
Posted By m.c.

Ive been seeing the pinion gear bikes mentioned...

Ive been seeing the pinion gear bikes mentioned on here. It looks like a gearbox where the bottom bracket would normally be. Is this the new thing?
07-09-22, 04:57 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,850
Posted By m.c.

If this is legitimate I would be a bit concerned...

If this is legitimate I would be a bit concerned that he doesn't know how to get on in life by himself.

The post about an uncomfortable saddle in which he referred to "sperm tubes" leads me to...
07-09-22, 11:01 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,850
Posted By m.c.

The optimum gear is always dependent upon the...

The optimum gear is always dependent upon the amount of dumpster vodka consumed and the thickness of the sponge pad in your cycling pants.
07-08-22, 03:06 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 4,675
Posted By m.c.

This is all a ploy by Big Pants to infiltrate the...

This is all a ploy by Big Pants to infiltrate the community
07-07-22, 12:58 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 4,950
Posted By m.c.

An ignored ticket here gets you a warrant. Every...

An ignored ticket here gets you a warrant. Every now and then they take the list of people with warrants and go out and get them during the night.
Your relationship with the police is irrelevant to...
07-07-22, 10:27 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 2,866
Posted By m.c.

This is all a ploy for Big Lease to infiltrate...

This is all a ploy for Big Lease to infiltrate the community
07-06-22, 04:29 PM
Replies: 7,685
Views: 858,702
Posted By m.c.

Brakeless Hoods ...

Brakeless Hoods


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07-06-22, 03:17 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 2,866
Posted By m.c.

I couldn't see them spending the money to repo a...

I couldn't see them spending the money to repo a bicycle, maybe if its a high dollar one and the condition and location are known. Usually a defaulted loan or credit card ends up in a civil suit if...
07-06-22, 02:46 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 2,866
Posted By m.c.

Some companies now offer financing on them but I...

Some companies now offer financing on them but I don't see them offering leasing. The company doesn't want the old used bike back at the end of the lease term. Then then need to pay people to deal...
07-05-22, 07:37 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,054
Posted By m.c.

I don't know how they would enforce it with the...

I don't know how they would enforce it with the different types. Some of the pedal assist type can be switched into a mode where they can just use the throttle. Some kids have them in my subdivision....
Forum: Foo
07-04-22, 05:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 504
Posted By m.c.

Its very pretty there. We want to move up there...

Its very pretty there. We want to move up there soon. I am from Kent but we moved away when I was young.
07-04-22, 03:37 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 2,794
Posted By m.c.

Those probably don't contain gatorade.

Those probably don't contain gatorade.
07-04-22, 03:36 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,054
Posted By m.c.

The ones I've been seeing don't require pedaling....

The ones I've been seeing don't require pedaling. They are electric motorcycles that happen to have pedals on them.
07-03-22, 07:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 931
Posted By m.c.

If it was for myself I wouldn't bother with it....

If it was for myself I wouldn't bother with it. We have a bike shop here that takes donated bikes, fixes them, and give them to kids at Christmas. It could be used for that if it didn't need too much.
07-01-22, 08:36 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 2,794
Posted By m.c.

Riding around town with a big knife and half...

Riding around town with a big knife and half empty bottle of vodka sounds exciting,

I don’t think I’d touch the knife, I’d be worried it’s a murder weapon.
07-01-22, 05:40 PM
Replies: 5,230
Views: 598,869
Posted By m.c.

Turns out the right one was one or two years off,...

Turns out the right one was one or two years off, same frame just different stickers. She's decided she can live with this one.
Sorry about your project.
07-01-22, 05:15 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 19,844
Posted By m.c.

Excuse the filth on two of them. ...

Excuse the filth on two of them.
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06-30-22, 10:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 479
Posted By m.c.

I bought one a couple of weeks ago. Yours is a...

I bought one a couple of weeks ago. Yours is a much nicer color. I'm trying to decide on what color I want to paint mine.
06-30-22, 08:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 746
Posted By m.c.

I would fix it and keep it. Build it the way that...

I would fix it and keep it. Build it the way that makes you happy. If it were me I would want it the way it was when I was young.
06-30-22, 08:27 AM
Replies: 7,685
Views: 858,702
Posted By m.c.

A Headset, Shifter Boss Covers, and a Marinoni ...

A Headset, Shifter Boss Covers, and a Marinoni


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06-28-22, 05:55 PM
Replies: 5,230
Views: 598,869
Posted By m.c.

I wish her nostalgia was a little more powerful,...

I wish her nostalgia was a little more powerful, now she's saying we bought the wrong bike.
06-23-22, 08:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 488
Posted By m.c.

I had one very similar, a 330ci, in Steel Blue...

I had one very similar, a 330ci, in Steel Blue with a blue top, I regret selling it.
Forum: Touring
06-15-22, 03:39 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 204,135
Posted By m.c.

I just bought a frame just like this. I...

I just bought a frame just like this.

I wanted something I could put racks and fenders on. I will probably just use it locally to the store and restaurants. There are no hills here, I may go with...
06-14-22, 09:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,308
Posted By m.c.

bikeflights will probably have a shop in your...

bikeflights will probably have a shop in your area that does the packing and UPS will pick it up from them. I had a frame shipped to me this way recently and it all went smoothly.
Forum: For Sale
06-12-22, 07:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 513
Posted By m.c.

Yes, I bought it.

Yes, I bought it.
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