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Forum: Commuting
09-23-22, 10:31 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,421
Posted By StarBiker

That makes sense, and is my point. A 15 mile plus...

That makes sense, and is my point. A 15 mile plus ride is nearly impossible in a reasonable amount of time with traffic and many other variables mentioned by some in this thread.

The only thing...
Forum: Commuting
09-22-22, 07:03 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 7,868
Posted By StarBiker

Zippier with that $22 Innova find...

Zippier with that $22 Innova find recently......(I am not commuting, just putzing around like always)

The F 700 isn't going anywhere though....
...
Forum: Commuting
09-22-22, 04:37 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,421
Posted By StarBiker

:foo: Puzzled, anyway what some folks are...

:foo:

Puzzled, anyway what some folks are describing is the type of riding I do in the suburbs. Difference is road condition, and distance. Not much traffic, underground infrastructure which...
Forum: Commuting
09-22-22, 03:49 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,421
Posted By StarBiker

Talking about silly.....driving for a half an...

Talking about silly.....driving for a half an hour on a highway is a whole lot different then riding on secondary roads. And yeah, traffic on I 70, or 695, yeah, ride your bike.

Most folks live in...
Forum: Commuting
09-22-22, 01:57 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,421
Posted By StarBiker

^ The average commute is 27 Minutes. A lot of...

^
The average commute is 27 Minutes. A lot of folks do need to drive.
Forum: Commuting
09-22-22, 09:37 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,421
Posted By StarBiker

Or where the job is. Try being a Fed Employee...

Or where the job is. Try being a Fed Employee living in northern central Baltimore County and driving over to Woodlawn. Ha, ha.....yeah, live in Woodlawn. Northern central Baltimore County is one of...
Forum: Commuting
09-20-22, 09:53 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,690
Posted By StarBiker

I'll never buy a new bike.

I'll never buy a new bike.
09-20-22, 09:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 216
Posted By StarBiker

Plenty of room for a nice wheel set.

Plenty of room for a nice wheel set.
Forum: Triathlon
09-20-22, 09:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 912
Posted By StarBiker

Local REI Mechanics who have experience were...

Local REI Mechanics who have experience were having a hell of a time with this. And they couldn't do the messenger, or cable guide assist. Wouldn't work with this particular bike. I forgot what bike...
Forum: Commuting
09-17-22, 09:58 AM
Replies: 1,527
Views: 286,859
Posted By StarBiker

Dropped it while walking the dog. I was on...

Dropped it while walking the dog.

I was on the NCR two weeks ago and there was a poop bag drop warning from a dog walker. Dog wanted to follow the woman's husband and child and she was having a...
Forum: Commuting
09-17-22, 09:49 AM
Replies: 1,527
Views: 286,859
Posted By StarBiker

:eek:

:eek:
Replies: 16
Views: 354
Posted By StarBiker

^ I didn't think you did. Some of the...

^
I didn't think you did.

Some of the silliness in this sub forum does proceed itself though.
09-16-22, 07:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,195
Posted By StarBiker

Some of the bike paths around here became so...

Some of the bike paths around here became so clogged with riders that police were directing traffic across road ways and you couldn't move.

No thanks. (I did like the supposed free money :o)
Replies: 16
Views: 354
Posted By StarBiker

People saying this isn't worth $150? Really....

People saying this isn't worth $150? Really. :rolleyes:

And make sure your yard is quaffed sellers......although the bike looks just about perfect.

Now I remember why I have stayed away from...
Forum: BMX
09-16-22, 05:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 286
Posted By StarBiker

I keep seeing a California Bike Products Maker...

I keep seeing a California Bike Products Maker since 1986. They may have made the frame, or someone applied the decals.

It doesn't look like a BMX Bike to me.
09-16-22, 03:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 739
Posted By StarBiker

I wonder if it has a correlation that this...

I wonder if it has a correlation that this happened in one of those kind of areas with not enough laws in place to prevent this behavior..........
09-16-22, 03:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 170
Posted By StarBiker

^ Thanks for the tip. I think i am just going...

^
Thanks for the tip. I think i am just going to go with a Selle SMP Extra......(Maybe in white)
Forum: Touring
09-13-22, 06:56 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,665
Posted By StarBiker

You could be in the Mid Atlantic up to NYC and...

You could be in the Mid Atlantic up to NYC and the heat is awful.

I road daily digging in a couple local junk shops for flips for 12 years, in all kinds of weather and found summer to be the...
Replies: 16
Views: 498
Posted By StarBiker

Bright sunshine, and dark shade pics are lousy....

Bright sunshine, and dark shade pics are lousy. And pics of the components, close up of the frame.........
Replies: 16
Views: 498
Posted By StarBiker

$100 max, put it on CL, and top post every 48...

$100 max, put it on CL, and top post every 48 hours.....if multiple cities are nearby put it on those CL's and do the same.

It can take patience to sell bikes. I have had a couple nice bikes that...
09-13-22, 07:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,706
Posted By StarBiker

At least you spelled favorite without spell check.

At least you spelled favorite without spell check.
09-12-22, 11:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 459
Posted By StarBiker

Makes me want to stick with old steel.....2K down...

Makes me want to stick with old steel.....2K down to $1300?

Maybe I could get a Fargo for that...........
Replies: 9
Views: 237
Posted By StarBiker

:bike2:

:bike2:
Replies: 6
Views: 201
Posted By StarBiker

I would have people occasionally yelling...

I would have people occasionally yelling expletives me. Had it happen with a Trek 1200 in Pink Lettering and Black, and occasionally oddly with a Centurion Ironman in Red and White. (A few main...
Replies: 37
Views: 700
Posted By StarBiker

I don't think I would change anything on that...

I don't think I would change anything on that Innova. But yeah, gotta have the drops I guess for the OP.

Hopefully they went out maybe with a friend who has a car and poked around in garage sales,...
Replies: 20
Views: 419
Posted By StarBiker

So that's what it's for?

So that's what it's for?
Replies: 37
Views: 700
Posted By StarBiker

Old steel mountain bikes, or hybrid type bikes...

Old steel mountain bikes, or hybrid type bikes from 96-ish back are the bomb. I wish I knew the market better 18 years ago when I first started digging. I was just a damn amature.....

There are...
09-07-22, 11:14 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 969
Posted By StarBiker

Chrome bikes are tough finds... The only one...

Chrome bikes are tough finds...

The only one I ever found last year. If it was a mountain bike instead of a road bike I would have kept it. It was my size but as usual bothered my neck like most...
09-07-22, 11:08 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 969
Posted By StarBiker

When I flipped the mint red and white one I had...

When I flipped the mint red and white one I had in a 54 CM I constantly top posted it on Balto, and DC CL and got two responses in 4 months and sold it for $180.
The bike was nice, but I just don't...
Replies: 20
Views: 419
Posted By StarBiker

That's because you are driving for them..... I am...

That's because you are driving for them..... I am not driving more than a mile. I bike to the spots I find junk in. Like a 9 minute bike ride. And I am in the Balto DC metro. You are not paying $100...
09-05-22, 09:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 969
Posted By StarBiker

The most desirable Centurion...... I had the...

The most desirable Centurion......

I had the ubiquitous Dave Scott.....(Can't find the pic)
09-05-22, 09:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 262
Posted By StarBiker

REI gives members one year return policy. Plus a...

REI gives members one year return policy. Plus a 10% dividend a year later.

That's $64 dollars towards something else as long as you keep the Saris.
Replies: 20
Views: 419
Posted By StarBiker

Vintage Trek Hybrid type bikes are selling for...

Vintage Trek Hybrid type bikes are selling for $250 - 300.

Local REI Mechanic was happy to find an early 90's Rockhopper for $250 clean. And he is in his 50's, not some kid.

The difference is...
Replies: 20
Views: 419
Posted By StarBiker

I don't see why the bike with some cleanup...

I don't see why the bike with some cleanup couldn't sell for $175.
Replies: 37
Views: 700
Posted By StarBiker

OP stated that was not what they wanted. Read his...

OP stated that was not what they wanted. Read his response to mine.

I would pay less than $50 unless it was amazing. Vintage steel hybrid, ATB's are not easy to find unless you want to drive all...
Replies: 37
Views: 700
Posted By StarBiker

Yeah, ask if the seller has cleaned, replaced,...

Yeah, ask if the seller has cleaned, replaced, and greased the hub bearings, changed the bottom bracket (Doesn't always need it, but it can be a good idea depending on the bracket, and age of the...
Replies: 37
Views: 700
Posted By StarBiker

Like I said an old Roadie might work. On bad...

Like I said an old Roadie might work. On bad roads I don't know how. (only part of the way)

I see folks riding road bikes on gravel rail trails all the time and wonder how they do it without a...
Replies: 37
Views: 700
Posted By StarBiker

The only bike that made sense was the Mongoose...

The only bike that made sense was the Mongoose but the price was BS, and it's 26 Inch wheels. The OP need a 90's Hybrid, Mountain, ATB Steel bike with 700 wheels and something he can get 40's, or...
Replies: 37
Views: 700
Posted By StarBiker

Why does it have to be a road bike with crummy...

Why does it have to be a road bike with crummy roads? Especially at that distance.
Forum: Touring
09-04-22, 09:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 328
Posted By StarBiker

I have a ten year old Patagonia Retro Fleece, and...

I have a ten year old Patagonia Retro Fleece, and you don't need much under it for warmth. The newer ones are even better made....($4 at one of the local thrifts, shrug)

I have used that fleece...
Forum: Touring
09-04-22, 09:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 496
Posted By StarBiker

:wtf:

:wtf:
09-03-22, 11:34 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,657
Posted By StarBiker

^ Seeing the fork at an angle gives me a better...

^
Seeing the fork at an angle gives me a better perspective of the type of bike.

I have a 26 Incher......I road this bike for the past two years until I found the Giant. The Giant is just a more...
Forum: Touring
09-02-22, 09:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,439
Posted By StarBiker

Like the one I saw outside of the local REI I...

Like the one I saw outside of the local REI I will admire it from afar. Gold Colored Version. Neat bike.
Forum: Touring
09-02-22, 09:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 328
Posted By StarBiker

The responses will be curious. As someone who...

The responses will be curious. As someone who rides in the 30's, and 40's I have rarely ridden in anything that cold.
09-01-22, 09:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 776
Posted By StarBiker

Bikes that are more than 20 years...

Bikes that are more than 20 years old........(Although I have one from 2009, and one from 2014 that will be for sale in the near future)
Forum: Touring
09-01-22, 09:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By StarBiker

You need a different vintage hybrid bike. There...

You need a different vintage hybrid bike. There are lighter steel mountain bike, hybrid, ATB's out there.

Maybe it's me, but aren't drops making you reach more?

I have zero interest in drops...
09-01-22, 07:40 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,657
Posted By StarBiker

I don't think I have used a bike with Canti...

I don't think I have used a bike with Canti Levers in 14 years........

You probably have the size tires I want on the Innova on that bike, a 42. Cost, and I like Serfas kept me on 38's for now....
09-01-22, 04:38 PM
Replies: 894
Views: 294,611
Posted By StarBiker

I had a similar 520 that I found for $40 in 2010....

I had a similar 520 that I found for $40 in 2010. To big unfortunately so off it went. One of the few bike finds that I really wish was my size and wasn't.
...
09-01-22, 03:11 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,657
Posted By StarBiker

Kool Stop Pads dual compound Eagle Claw. The old...

Kool Stop Pads dual compound Eagle Claw. The old pads were hard enough for cave art.

Breaking much better since I played with them a bit more. And quieter.

The levers have been replaced with a...
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