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08-13-22, 02:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,470
Posted By John E

It's all about discouraging DIY. One of my...

It's all about discouraging DIY. One of my favorite local shops just morphed into repairs-only, no more parts sales. My local Pep Boys automotive did the same.
I feel less guilty about buying on...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-22, 07:19 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,435
Posted By Chuck M

I kind of see your point. But c'mon man. Not...

I kind of see your point. But c'mon man. Not Larry. I've been on boards before where there was heavy handed moderation. This Larry character gives a lot of entertainment for some and really...
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...
07-28-22, 06:26 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,209
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

You are correct regarding the vintage comment,...

You are correct regarding the vintage comment, ignoring your personal attacks. However there is nothing special about filet brazing and other than taking a ridiculous amount of time to finish to that...
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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06-26-22, 04:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 856
Posted By Troul

grudge. run what you brung. No helmet popping. ...

grudge. run what you brung. No helmet popping. Anything goes. Outlaw class & all!
06-13-22, 06:18 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 3,516
Posted By VegasJen

San Fransisco. Lucky he didn't drop trow right...

San Fransisco. Lucky he didn't drop trow right there on the sidewalk. :lol:
06-07-22, 02:23 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 9,979
Posted By thehammerdog

funny. thats ur issue...my phone auto...

funny.
thats ur issue...my phone auto corrects..
​​​​​Thanks
enjoy the tightness that is your mind....
05-30-22, 03:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,018
Posted By Pratt

Does sunny California have a Prop 65 warning at...

Does sunny California have a Prop 65 warning at the border about the carcinogenic danger of sun exposure?
05-29-22, 07:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 474
Posted By MichaelVa

Meet a couple of my babies, Scarlett and Burgundy.

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Two of my Chrome Paramounts, worthy to be my first photo post.
05-28-22, 07:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 851
Posted By MattTheHat

So much wrong with these two sentences that I...

So much wrong with these two sentences that I won’t even bother. Welcome to BF, indeed. :foo:
04-03-22, 05:20 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,334
Posted By VegasJen

I'm with the OP on this one. I actively look to...

I'm with the OP on this one. I actively look to spend my money with companies that aren't affiliated with a hostile nation. Slim pickings.
03-15-22, 12:36 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,840
Posted By genejockey

I haven't done a test ride on any of the C&V...

I haven't done a test ride on any of the C&V bikes I've bought, but then they were all under $500 and I could tell by looking at them and measuring whether or not they'd fit, and since the first...
03-15-22, 10:08 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,840
Posted By Iride01

You broke it, you bought it. That's the right...

You broke it, you bought it. That's the right thing to do.

Unless there was specific talk before hand about responsibility and liability. Hopefully you weren't set up for it failing.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-22, 10:42 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,771
Posted By dmanders

Based right here outside Knoxville, TN. Also...

Based right here outside Knoxville, TN. Also building some electric bikes. Will definitely be thinking about buying any future bikes from them - buy local!
03-06-22, 12:29 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,881
Posted By Camilo

My personal soap box: don't buy tires or any bike...

My personal soap box: don't buy tires or any bike stuff from Amazon. There's a lot of actual bike shop online sellers with free or very reasonable shipping that are competitive with Amazon prices....
03-01-22, 09:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,439
Posted By Rdmonster69

Titanium Bike Build Ride Report

Took this bad boy out for a ride today. 26 miles .....my first ride since mid October.
First the good things.
1. Ride quality is excellent.
2. A few adjustments during the ride and the shifting...
02-23-22, 06:52 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,449
Posted By Frkl

Thanks for the thumbs up. I don't really...

Thanks for the thumbs up.

I don't really know how much defending i can or should do.

For those who agree with me--because they have experience in international bike markets, because they might...
02-12-22, 06:10 PM
Replies: 71,611
Views: 11,661,018
Posted By Bianchigirll

DUI bars on a Bob Jackson? What’s this world...

DUI bars on a Bob Jackson? What’s this world coming to?

...
02-08-22, 01:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 365
Posted By SpeedofLite

Frames and Framebuilding (1985) True Temper

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01-17-22, 05:51 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,297
Posted By BikePower

it makes sense if you include that he was going...

it makes sense if you include that he was going zero mph when he started. It only stands to reason that if he averaged 25mph that his top speed would have to much higher to make up for starting from...
01-17-22, 01:53 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,297
Posted By BikePower

Outstanding Son!!!! sub 10s!! Ive got a lot...

Outstanding Son!!!! sub 10s!! Ive got a lot of work to do!
01-17-22, 05:24 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,040
Posted By nomadmax

None of that hit the mark in my case ;) ...

None of that hit the mark in my case ;)

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01-10-22, 01:20 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,630
Posted By subgrade

I saw this video while ago which I feel is...

I saw this video while ago which I feel is relevant to the topic at hand. It's in dutch, but there is no problem understanding what's going on.
In short, 3 professional athletes from different...
01-06-22, 07:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 785
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1985) CENTURION Cinelli Equipe

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12-24-21, 08:22 AM
Replies: 21,267
Views: 4,049,961
Posted By WGB

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/13552031...

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1355203148214498

"straight and good"? "Hubs spin good and rear cassette spins very well"?
Where were they stored? On the Titanic?


​​​​​​27 inch...
12-14-21, 07:31 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,456
Posted By T-Mar

Boom era, low end derailleurs were not junk....

Boom era, low end derailleurs were not junk. Manufacturers rarely spec'd the bottom of the line model. For instance, you rarely saw a SunTour Skitter, Instead, you typically got a SunTour Honor....
12-02-21, 12:14 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,465
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Florida with its 10 foot aligators, swamps,...

Florida with its 10 foot aligators, swamps, sharks, plenty of large poisonous snakes, and more than a few looney tune half-wit humans, is probably more attractive than California where the...
11-01-21, 08:14 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,741
Posted By FireWaterBoy

Hand Drawn Pinarello

*I'm not sure if this is the right thread to post this but didn't know where to put it*

I've always had a real love for late 90's early 00's road bikes. My dream bike was/is the Pinarello Galileo...
08-07-21, 02:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,075
Posted By Lazyass

oh lord

oh lord
06-29-21, 03:20 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,635
Posted By Pop N Wood

Phew. Slow race this year. Did they change...

Phew. Slow race this year.

Did they change the rules or something? Why is her time so far off from all the previous winners?
06-26-21, 11:15 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,917
Posted By veganbikes

We don't need robot vehicles delivering pizza on...

We don't need robot vehicles delivering pizza on a bike path. Just throw them off the Congress Ave. Bridge. This whole robot/AI/Driverless thing is getting kind of disgusting. Technology is cool but...
06-01-21, 07:12 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 8,606
Posted By Cpn_Dunsel

Those people that feel this current trend of apps...

Those people that feel this current trend of apps being used for everything is not a big deal seem fully ignorant of the power and capabilities corporations gain from data harvesting. The info they...
03-15-21, 08:03 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,594
Posted By downhillmaster

The teacher whining about the horrors of trying...

The teacher whining about the horrors of trying to teach online and in-person at the same time while doing a little disinfecting is calling someone out.
Good stuff.
Why is it not surprising that...
03-14-21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,369
Posted By cbrstar

I used to do a lot of motorcycle riding/racing....

I used to do a lot of motorcycle riding/racing. And I wanted to get my knee to the ground. (Which I know you don't want to do on a bicycle). How I practiced was I would find a traffic circle and I...
12-03-20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,209
Posted By Koyote

eBike? I'm out. I may be pushing 60, but I...

eBike? I'm out.

I may be pushing 60, but I have some pride.
09-16-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 8,558
Posted By dsaul

Trek Emonda SLR9 - $11,999...

Trek Emonda SLR9 - $11,999 https://www.trekbikes.com/us/en_US/bikes/road-bikes/performance-road-bikes/%C3%A9monda/%C3%A9monda-slr/%C3%A9monda-slr-9/p/33141/?colorCode=bluedark_red

Honda CRF450R -...
08-13-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 13,348
Posted By Cougrrcj

My first bike - from '79-82. Still my favorite. ...

My first bike - from '79-82. Still my favorite.

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1976 Yamaha RD400C
...
04-23-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,123
Posted By Baldy1953

The further south you go in Florida , the worse...

The further south you go in Florida , the worse it gets. It might have something to do with all the tourists that do not where they are going. This applies to the I-4 corridor ( daytona to tampa)...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,402
Posted By Cypress

No worse than the perpetual bashing of the...

No worse than the perpetual bashing of the current administration that doesn't get pruned because it goes with the forum majority.
11-04-19, 01:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,813
Posted By Rides4Beer

You were rear ended, make her insurance pay for...

You were rear ended, make her insurance pay for everything, new hatch and a new rack. Why wouldn't you "bother"? She is at fault, I wouldn't pay for a thing.
09-11-19, 12:02 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 18,579
Posted By Spoonrobot

Talk about nit-picking a thread to death...

Talk about nit-picking a thread to death :rolleyes:



I agree with the OP's point. At the extreme end - I was doing practice races with Cat A/B track cyclists who had years of experience...
08-16-19, 11:12 AM
Replies: 71,611
Views: 11,661,018
Posted By madpogue

^^^^^ I'm the last guy to advocate globalism, but...

^^^^^ I'm the last guy to advocate globalism, but there really needs to be an international law requiring anyone who geezer-mods a road bike to place the original bar, stem and brake levers (ESP. the...
07-20-19, 11:55 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,072
Posted By northbend

Field Note 15 I am home now. Arriving yesterday...

Field Note 15
I am home now. Arriving yesterday around noon. I figure I better write the end of my journal while the impressions are still fresh, the legs still twitching and my writing ability...
07-14-19, 04:22 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 28,701
Posted By katsup

There are a bunch of awesome boutique vintage...

There are a bunch of awesome boutique vintage mountain bikes (Salsa, Fat Chance, Steelman, etc..). However, I don't have a bunch of money to spend, so my taste leans toward the bigger brands. A 1991...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-19, 11:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 16,834
Posted By teejaywhy

No, it's not.

No, it's not.
05-16-19, 09:17 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,158
Posted By mjac

No

No, wrong again. I gave an accurate and honest description of exactly what happened. You have no right to assume what my motives were. That is you're assumption based on no logic or reasoning. Do not...
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