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09-25-22, 11:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By RustyJames

~1980 I had a Mongoose with steel wheels, coaster...

~1980 I had a Mongoose with steel wheels, coaster brake, some sort of cast-iron/steel quill stem and if I saw a PK Ripper or an SE Quadangle I would turn green with envy. That PK seemed hyper-exotic...
Replies: 15
Views: 421
Posted By seypat

Forest Gump's favorite brand of bike.

Forest Gump's favorite brand of bike.
09-16-22, 06:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,528
Posted By Koyote

CheGiantForLife is back!

CheGiantForLife is back!
09-12-22, 08:07 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 8,007
Posted By prj71

It's not about the distance. It's about the...

It's not about the distance. It's about the effort. No way anyone on an e-bike gets the same exercise benefit as a regular bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-22, 07:57 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 4,278
Posted By jaxgtr

Yep, and might I say, your taste is pedals is...

Yep, and might I say, your taste is pedals is outstanding. I have been riding ATAC's for probably 12 years now, and I moved all my bikes to them roughly 4 years ago having ridden all versions of...
09-08-22, 05:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 547
Posted By smd4

Well, I can’t see much of my bike when I’m...

Well, I can’t see much of my bike when I’m riding. But yes, my mileage varies.

A bike to me is more than something just to ride. A classic road bike can be a feast for the eyes. I enjoy spending...
08-29-22, 09:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 620
Posted By spelger

This didn't work out the first time, what makes...

This didn't work out the first time, what makes you think it will now?

thread closed.
08-29-22, 12:44 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,546
Posted By Reflector Guy

Cool story bro! Keep us up to date if there are...

Cool story bro! Keep us up to date if there are any further bulletins.
08-24-22, 06:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 658
Posted By Oldairhead

Trying to be a painter! (Urago content)

Okay, so this is my first effort at trying to do a "quality" re-paint a a bicycle frame. The candidate is a mid-1950's Urago Debutante. Not a high end frame but one that is still worth doing nicely....
08-23-22, 12:42 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 8,613
Posted By rsbob

When I knew nothing about bikes and was riding my...

When I knew nothing about bikes and was riding my brown Schwinn Varsity with only a pump mounted to the frame, I had a catastrophic flat the no amount of pumping could reconcile. Granted it was only...
08-21-22, 05:28 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 8,613
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Gee, I am bored today what should I do? Create a...

Gee, I am bored today what should I do? Create a fictional situation and see if I can find people who validate my existence.
08-21-22, 05:27 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 8,613
Posted By Rolla

Lol … you actually took the time to come here to...

Lol … you actually took the time to come here to flex and post your disapproval because someone was having a bad day? Hard to believe you guys are actually adults.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-22, 05:40 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,435
Posted By big john

Larry isn't so bad imho. His attempts at humor...

Larry isn't so bad imho. His attempts at humor are usually self-deprecating, he doesn't insult others as a rule, and he will listen (sometimes) to others. Sure, his threads are trolly, but not mean...
07-29-22, 09:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,295
Posted By MattTheHat

Your comment about being desperate to avoid human...

Your comment about being desperate to avoid human interaction was an interesting one too. But hey…no hate.
07-24-22, 03:33 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 2,944
Posted By 3alarmer

...two for one sale. :thumb:

...two for one sale. :thumb:
07-24-22, 01:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,068
Posted By LarrySellerz

Two of my buddies are riding ahead of the...

Two of my buddies are riding ahead of the caravan, one of them owns this racing team. She posted these pics on strava yesterday. Their new jerseys are going to look sweet with those bikes, they are...
07-17-22, 11:14 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,302
Posted By shelbyfv

Power it with that 12V truck battery!

Power it with that 12V truck battery!
07-13-22, 01:12 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,155
Posted By BlazingPedals

Any chainring tattoo that's less than a...

Any chainring tattoo that's less than a 53-toother is for wimps. ;)
07-11-22, 09:34 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,269
Posted By prj71

I do know what I'm talking about. Riding a human...

I do know what I'm talking about. Riding a human powered bike up hills requires putting in the work and building up the fitness that allows a person to do it without needing pedal assist.
07-09-22, 06:04 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 4,925
Posted By livedarklions

Q: What does a recumbent seat smell like? A:...

Q: What does a recumbent seat smell like?

A: Depends.
07-06-22, 12:53 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 5,184
Posted By smd4

He didn't say that. You inferred it. Larry just...

He didn't say that. You inferred it. Larry just said "TdF riders run narrow tires at high pressure." You agreed that 25c would be considered narrow by lots of folks on this site. And I quoted a site...
07-05-22, 08:38 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,269
Posted By Outrider1

Never. Nor do I peddle my bicycles. And where I...

Never. Nor do I peddle my bicycles. And where I reside, ebike folks don't pedal their machines either.
07-05-22, 08:22 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,269
Posted By beng1

I call "e-bikes:" mopeds, because that is what...

I call "e-bikes:" mopeds, because that is what they actually are, they have no more relation to a real bicycle than the pedal-start board-track racing motorcycles of the WWI era.

They are no...
07-05-22, 10:55 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,269
Posted By prj71

I did a 65 mile ride on a rail trail this...

I did a 65 mile ride on a rail trail this weekend. 80%+ of the riders I went by were on e-bikes. Most were young enough that they could pedal. Not sure why they need an e-bike. Probably didn't...
06-29-22, 08:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 413
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1992) DIAMOND BACK Overdrive Comp

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06-16-22, 01:02 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,210
Posted By Rolla

When I was a bike commuter, I've had co-workers...

When I was a bike commuter, I've had co-workers tell me, "I almost hit you this morning!" which was their way of saying, "I saw you on your bike."
06-13-22, 04:27 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 3,516
Posted By Chinghis

Not a cyclist. That's an e-ped. Don't blame...

Not a cyclist. That's an e-ped.

Don't blame us cyclists!!

(slight /s)
06-11-22, 12:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,302
Posted By Wildwood

Which could be a great subforum - within C&V.

Which could be a great subforum - within C&V.
06-09-22, 08:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 870
Posted By obrentharris

Some Things Remain the Same

Today I rode 70 hilly miles on some of my favorite roads to mark my 70th birthday. On a long ride like this I have plenty of time to think. In the 57 years since my first long bike ride there have...
06-09-22, 09:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By randyjawa

How I wish that I had never sold my My "Ten...

How I wish that I had never sold my My "Ten Speeds" web site! I truly miss the resource and all of the emails that the site sent my way. And all I ended up with was money - pooey stinko!
06-09-22, 12:48 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 5,868
Posted By Fredo76

I wonder if that was the model used by some...

I wonder if that was the model used by some clowns to "prove" that lighter wheels are no better than lighter anything-else. Seems like it might be. I had to laugh. I agree with Larry here.
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06-08-22, 09:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By WelcomeSir

Miele "MyTenSpeeds" Catalogs in Full PDF

Posting the PDF files from MyTenSpeeds since they are no longer accessible without digging through WebArchive.

I hope this is useful to someone, especially those in the Torontonian Miele thread!
...
06-07-22, 05:54 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 5,868
Posted By smd4

Pretty sure my RR is less than a 700 x 38 running...

Pretty sure my RR is less than a 700 x 38 running at 80 psi or whatever wheelbarrow tires are inflated to today.

All this talk of “run what works for you” is a whole lot of horse feathers if you...
06-04-22, 06:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 711
Posted By Rolla

Gotta love the irony of choosing tires for a...

Gotta love the irony of choosing tires for a folding 20” based on looks. 🤣
06-01-22, 09:58 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,235
Posted By phughes

You really need to get this fixed, it will bother...

You really need to get this fixed, it will bother you when you "team up" with the woman you saw riding, and may distract you as you pull out in front of a Tesla. On the other hand, it shouldn't...
05-12-22, 07:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,010
Posted By smd4

I think that may have been one of the most...

I think that may have been one of the most beautiful cranksets Shimano ever made. Maybe even nicer than the Dura Ace of the same vintage.
05-03-22, 11:30 AM
Replies: 715
Views: 33,984
Posted By rccardr

Would I do it again, for a sixth time? Sure. ...

Would I do it again, for a sixth time? Sure.
With a select group of close friends, self-supported, on a weekend/weekdays of our choosing.
The roads will always be there. For $150 I can buy a lot of...
04-29-22, 04:17 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,478
Posted By vespasianus

Yea, I can't believe I fell for it! The...

Yea, I can't believe I fell for it!

The correct answer is to get cheap carbon tubular wheels to go with the cheapest disc brakes on your $150 bike so that you can find random women to draft...
04-27-22, 06:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,006
Posted By urbanknight

if u pedal and bike go no worry. if u pedal and...

if u pedal and bike go no worry. if u pedal and bike no go worry.
04-25-22, 09:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,350
Posted By Rolla

Cobble something together out of PVC pipe, inner...

Cobble something together out of PVC pipe, inner tubes, and hose clamps. Post pics.
04-16-22, 10:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,055
Posted By iab

I'd rather open the case and look at the gruppo...

I'd rather open the case and look at the gruppo instead of looking at an index fund.

Just sayin.
04-13-22, 06:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 900
Posted By Podagrower

Cue the Miami Vice theme song, Centurion time

Needs some love, for sure. There's a little bit of surface rust where the cable holders are on the top tube. The saddle, bar tape, hoods, cables, chain (I assume), brake pads will all need to be...
04-09-22, 10:54 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,569
Posted By njkayaker

It's not unfair. It's accurate. And it's easy to...

It's not unfair. It's accurate. And it's easy to correct.

You shouldn't be getting tubes from other people. Unless, it's like an emergency.


Too many of your threads are like this.

You...
04-08-22, 08:34 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,569
Posted By Reynolds

You can carry the tube, levers and mini pump in...

You can carry the tube, levers and mini pump in your jersey pocket.
04-08-22, 08:05 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,569
Posted By KerryIrons

I think the technical term for this kind of...

I think the technical term for this kind of behavior is "moocher."
04-06-22, 10:40 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 7,533
Posted By mstateglfr

You told her you were injured and then proceeded...

You told her you were injured and then proceeded to PR segments?
04-06-22, 07:37 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 7,533
Posted By prj71

You are probably one of those creepy guys.

You are probably one of those creepy guys.
04-06-22, 06:23 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 7,533
Posted By shelbyfv

Go for it Larry! Women love it when overweight...

Go for it Larry! Women love it when overweight half nekkid sweaty guys creep up on their six. Offer them a slug from the MD20/20 bidon and you'll be on your way. Don't limit yourself to women. This...
04-05-22, 09:19 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 7,533
Posted By Koyote

I just opened bf to find a LarrySellerz thread...

I just opened bf to find a LarrySellerz thread titled "Riding with Women."

I'm off to bed now, and I'll bet this is at six pages by the time I'm having my morning coffee. It'll probably be locked...
04-03-22, 11:05 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 5,030
Posted By Koyote

If you could afford a car, you might feel...

If you could afford a car, you might feel differently.
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