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Forum: Foo
06-30-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 2,196
Views: 1,037,152
Posted By mconlonx

07 R1200RT. I sold my 09 Ducati Multistrada 1100S...

07 R1200RT. I sold my 09 Ducati Multistrada 1100S in the Fall, in anticipation of getting a bike which would be more comfortable for Mrs-ish. mconlonx this Spring. It was either this, or a Gold Wing,...
Forum: Foo
06-29-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 2,196
Views: 1,037,152
Posted By mconlonx

The new rig... ...

The new rig...

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Forum: Foo
10-21-19, 10:22 AM
Replies: 1,906
Views: 335,025
Posted By mconlonx

Really love this particular Citizen, and may have...

Really love this particular Citizen, and may have to pick one up at some point.

But for now, waiting on a Seiko STL079 incoming, and this just came back from service:
...
Forum: Foo
08-26-19, 02:05 PM
Replies: 1,906
Views: 335,025
Posted By mconlonx

https://forums.watchuseek.com/attachment.php?attac...

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Forum: Foo
08-15-19, 09:20 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 10,686
Posted By mconlonx

We got credit card debt. Plenty of it. We did a...

We got credit card debt. Plenty of it. We did a great job paying cards off on a monthly basis, staying within our means, right up until a lengthy and hard-fought divorce, where her ex's lawyer put a...
Forum: Foo
08-07-19, 08:51 AM
Replies: 1,906
Views: 335,025
Posted By mconlonx

So that didn't quite happen, here's where I'm at...

So that didn't quite happen, here's where I'm at now...

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The Fortis ended up being one of those "bought vintage...
Forum: Foo
05-29-19, 08:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,823
Posted By mconlonx

I knew people who took heinous advantage of...

I knew people who took heinous advantage of LLBean's generous return policy, with pride. People like that are the reason we don't get nice things.
05-16-19, 10:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,735
Posted By mconlonx

rideshare -- ebike v. regular?

Whenever I hit a major metro area, I am always interested in and heartened when I see rideshare bikes. Boston is the nearest city to which I travel on any kind of regular basis, and they have their...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-17-17, 01:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,239
Posted By mconlonx

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-RtXU4D5sZ9Q/Tf7wv_VUsII/...

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Forum: Folding Bikes
12-12-16, 01:21 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 30,048
Posted By mconlonx

About 90% of bikes purchased in the US are bikes...

About 90% of bikes purchased in the US are bikes which cost less than $300 and are sold at department stores. Which is sad.

People who own quality non-folding bikes may look at cheap folding bikes...
09-30-15, 07:54 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,651
Posted By mconlonx

You might have clicked through the wiki-link from...

You might have clicked through the wiki-link from post no. 5, but you didn't.
09-28-15, 11:10 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,651
Posted By mconlonx

I believe if you add a two-part epoxy to the...

I believe if you add a two-part epoxy to the castor oil and apply it before it sets up, you will have a nice, permanent grease where applied.

Maybe looking up grease online would be a great way to...
08-24-15, 01:44 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,810
Posted By mconlonx

Are they still a "wheeled pedestrian" if they: ...

Are they still a "wheeled pedestrian" if they:
- don't wear a helmet
- don't ride a bicycle that provides maximum safety and comfort
- ride fast when they need to even if it means they will arrive...
04-26-15, 08:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,641
Posted By mconlonx

The new cranks go to... ...

The new cranks go to...

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07-18-14, 09:06 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 34,727
Posted By mconlonx

Townies have some pretty adjustable bars. The...

Townies have some pretty adjustable bars. The stem is the older quill-type so that could be raised as long as you're not already at the insertion limit, also the bars can be tilted back toward you....
10-14-10, 08:47 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,134
Posted By mconlonx

voila: 173741 173742 This is our...

voila:

173741

173742

This is our crappy shop bike. That's a GripShift 3.0 Comp. Spring removed, ran a road brake cable through the shifter cable routing--you can see the round head on the...
08-04-09, 05:51 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 122,624
Posted By mconlonx

At our shop: $30: Adjust brake and shifter...

At our shop:

$30: Adjust brake and shifter cables
$65: Adjust brake and shifter cables, true wheels, adjust headset, adjust BB, adjust wheel bearings, safety check
$125: Same as above, plus free...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-09-09, 10:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 15,417
Posted By mconlonx

My son is not light on bikes and we have a good...

My son is not light on bikes and we have a good relationship with the LBS. On one bike, he broke off a canti stud. Not sure how he did it, but Trek replaced the frame... or, rather, gave us the...
04-28-08, 11:24 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,511
Posted By mconlonx

Generally, you should treat any construction zone...

Generally, you should treat any construction zone as your own personal slalom course. This works better when the workzone is marked off with orange cones, less well when they're using concrete...
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