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04-22-22, 09:37 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 8,910
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

You honor my memory, sir. I wish I had time...

You honor my memory, sir.

I wish I had time to play these games, again. That bike and that thread turned out to be a lot of fun :)
04-06-22, 11:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 351
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Wow! That seat post retention setup is nuckin'...

Wow! That seat post retention setup is nuckin' futs!
02-27-22, 09:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 590
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

That black plastic Cannondale dork disc is a...

That black plastic Cannondale dork disc is a %#$!+=$% atrocity - and I absolutely love it!

I have one just like it hanging on my wall. I just don't have the balls to actually put it on a bike....
01-08-22, 12:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 729
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

I wouldn't mind looking at it, but don't have any...

I wouldn't mind looking at it, but don't have any spare time (literally). Not sure if I even have a day off at all next week. Lots of people out sick. I've been flirting with the 80-hour work week...
12-26-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,613
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

This thread is the best. Not to be a Debbie...

This thread is the best.

Not to be a Debbie Downer, here, but considering he's carrying your genes, Roger, how long do you think before he's too tall to ride that beauty? I suppose once that...
12-26-21, 11:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 911
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

If I had any time to ride anymore, I might...

If I had any time to ride anymore, I might actually look for one of those in my size. Even if they are super ugly. :eek:
12-25-21, 12:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,183
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

I'm guessing that's the only bicycle in your...

I'm guessing that's the only bicycle in your collection that's dishwasher-safe. :)
12-25-21, 11:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 911
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Also, I might add, if you're getting poor service...

Also, I might add, if you're getting poor service from USPS, it helps to remember that the boys and girls doing the "last mile" stuff are all human and make mistakes, sometimes from carelessness, or...
12-25-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 911
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Hey, Bill, thanks for remembering me. It's true...

Hey, Bill, thanks for remembering me. It's true I've kind of fallen off the face of the cycling earth. I'm working some insane hours (typically 70-75 hrs/wk as a rural route driver) and somehow...
11-08-21, 06:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 896
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

They did. But the Voyageur wasn't one of the...

They did. But the Voyageur wasn't one of the models they made there. It's a Panasonic-built bike.
06-11-21, 11:00 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,021
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

That was a good day. I still have the Raleigh...

That was a good day. I still have the Raleigh (foreground, now fixified) and the now somewhat Gugified MIJ Bianchi (in the back) but not a lot of time to ride them!

The three in the middle have...
04-23-21, 11:08 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,694
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Bone shakers have their place. It's in the...

Bone shakers have their place. It's in the museum, or on the street, 300 years ago.

That's not to say I don't want to make one out of wood and glue, the next time the $100 klunker challenge role...
04-12-21, 11:08 PM
Replies: 18,841
Views: 2,303,760
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Man, those clouds, that sky. You got 'em. ...

Man, those clouds, that sky. You got 'em. :thumb:
03-07-21, 11:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 598
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Maybe - maybe not. But that dork disc is...

Maybe - maybe not. But that dork disc is atrocious! Better buy that bike :)
02-05-21, 12:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,060
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Yeah, I had a Trek 2100 and I want to find...

Yeah, I had a Trek 2100 and I want to find another one that's actually my size to see if it's a as good as I remembered.

At 19 lbs, it was the lightest bike I ever owned. I'm sure I could get...
02-04-21, 12:45 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,044
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

I wouldn't touch that Serotta. It's too dang cool...

I wouldn't touch that Serotta. It's too dang cool the way it is. I think it's the only bike in your collection I've ridden more than a mile, and I somehow feel nostalgic for it.

Do the Bianchi;...
01-24-21, 12:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,508
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

For the record, mine is US spec. Made through...

For the record, mine is US spec. Made through 1999 at the Subaru factory in Lafayette, Indiana, specifically for postal drivers. Adapting to RHD came back easy to me; having lived in Australia for...
01-22-21, 09:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,508
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Driving the mail, these days. Got a job with the...

Driving the mail, these days. Got a job with the USPS, bought a RHD Subaru wagon, working six days every week, sometimes 12-14 hours a day and making more money than I have in my life. (Not saying...
12-24-20, 11:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,886
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Well, the clamp anyway. But I've seen more than...

Well, the clamp anyway. But I've seen more than one rider set theirs up that way, I guess to make the reach more comfortable for them.
12-24-20, 11:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 760
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Sometimes a bicycle just needs a hug.

Sometimes a bicycle just needs a hug.
12-05-20, 12:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,442
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

And you can STILL get the XL clips (in plastic)...

And you can STILL get the XL clips (in plastic) on eBay. ...
11-19-20, 12:49 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,061
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

My best score is nowadays commonly known as Eine...

My best score is nowadays commonly known as Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, which that Mozart dude stole from me when he was playing keyboards in the rock band I was fronting in highschool, then he took back...
11-19-20, 12:42 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,200
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

I've never even thought of this question. ...

I've never even thought of this question. Someday I will, though. When I learn to ride a bike.
11-19-20, 12:33 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,944
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

...and let's not forget our Cino friend Byron,...

...and let's not forget our Cino friend Byron, who's a about a million years old and does that **** on a fixie.

...
11-17-20, 12:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,147
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Nuke it from orbit, it's the only way to be sure....

Nuke it from orbit, it's the only way to be sure.

:)
10-24-20, 11:57 PM
Replies: 12
Nbd
Views: 1,249
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

That's a seemingly nice bike for two bills. ...

That's a seemingly nice bike for two bills. :thumb:
10-24-20, 11:55 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,156
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

It all adds up, I suppose.

It all adds up, I suppose.
10-24-20, 11:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,961
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Right now, I'm more worried it's gonna collide...

Right now, I'm more worried it's gonna collide with his downtube.

Why do you put these terrible thoughts in my head, you monster?
10-23-20, 11:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,961
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Stick with the barcons.

Stick with the barcons.
10-23-20, 11:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,940
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

I'm with plonz; long term, this is a NR/SR bike....

I'm with plonz; long term, this is a NR/SR bike.

As far as cleaning it up; go gently as possible. Maybe start with a feather duster and hope that does the trick. It's chromovelato. :lol:
10-18-20, 07:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,450
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Not just bent, but twisted, as thinktubes said. ...

Not just bent, but twisted, as thinktubes said. Those pulleys look they are rotating on very different planes, which I think would be problematic. Not that those C'dA derailleurs shift all that...
10-18-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 21,057
Views: 3,907,564
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Or maybe a 'recoil' seat post, since it's a...

Or maybe a 'recoil' seat post, since it's a Mossberg?
10-10-20, 11:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,764
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

...And it might be a bit lighter, too. but...

...And it might be a bit lighter, too. but probably not by whole lot. The Surly has slightly more modern running gear.
10-10-20, 07:39 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,594
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Another early 70s data point - 1973 Nishiki Semi...

Another early 70s data point - 1973 Nishiki Semi Pro, absolutely maxed out on 38mm tires, no fenders. The chainstays are the tight point, followed by the bridge for the rear brake.
...
10-07-20, 11:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 708
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

They seem both a bit pricey, depending on what...

They seem both a bit pricey, depending on what else is available locally, of course. And yeah, the Eros is built for a taller person than the Brava.
10-07-20, 11:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,344
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Only honest answer is "You ride it and tell us." ...

Only honest answer is "You ride it and tell us." One of my best riding bikes is an old, cheap Apollo that is made of God Knows What. Nothing super special about the vintage parts I put on it, but...
10-06-20, 11:32 PM
Replies: 18,841
Views: 2,303,760
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

33 miles on the Olympic Discovery Trail. Not a...

33 miles on the Olympic Discovery Trail. Not a lot climbing, but it took a lot out of me; I'm really out of shape. :( A nice section between Lake Crescent and Forks, WA. Forgot to put my water bottle...
10-03-20, 10:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,408
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Woah, your size and Sante-equipped? Score :thumb:

Woah, your size and Sante-equipped? Score :thumb:
10-03-20, 10:03 PM
Replies: 1,369
Views: 162,305
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Very likely a Steller's Jay. All over western...

Very likely a Steller's Jay. All over western North America.
https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/assets/photo/70582711-480px.jpg
10-03-20, 09:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,949
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Those stickers are absolutely reVueltaing....

Those stickers are absolutely reVueltaing. Removing them would improve the appearance of even a modern plastic bike.

Peel the stickers off that frame pump, while you're at it.
10-03-20, 09:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,924
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

None for me; I already got rid of the ones that...

None for me; I already got rid of the ones that make me think that way. :)
10-03-20, 08:38 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 9,739
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Funny you should mention that; while I was riding...

Funny you should mention that; while I was riding around Capitol Lake, I kept smelling weed, but didn't see any puffs coming out of cars or folks walking around the lake. I mentioned it to my friend...
10-03-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 9,739
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

If you see my doppelgänger out there, be very...

If you see my doppelgänger out there, be very careful. Karmic balance would suggest he's extremely evil, just to even things out. :D
10-03-20, 01:53 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 9,739
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Those two pics are both long and/or arduous rides...

Those two pics are both long and/or arduous rides in very warm weather (Hurricane Ridge & Tour de Palouse). So you can bet I was wearing my nylon compression shorts under those khakis. So,...
09-25-20, 07:19 AM
09-23-20, 10:42 PM
Replies: 8,089
Views: 2,709,724
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

A claw is easy to find and will do ya....

A claw is easy to find and will do ya....
09-23-20, 10:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,367
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

I had a bad one: one wire bead on a set of...

I had a bad one: one wire bead on a set of 700x35s was 'smushed' (not bent, but somehow flattened) and the tire sidewall built over it was therefore deformed. No way, no how that tire would seat. ...
09-23-20, 10:20 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 9,739
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

OMG, thoughts n' prayers. I'm so relieved you...

OMG, thoughts n' prayers. I'm so relieved you made it back home alive. I understand Seattle is not just anarchy, but an Anarchy Jurisdiction.

If you'll excuse me now, I am going to eat a plate...
09-21-20, 11:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,855
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Not that one, no. Crazy good deal :thumb:

Not that one, no. Crazy good deal :thumb:
09-21-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 877
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Easy-Peasy-Cino-squeezy. It was in the one last...

Easy-Peasy-Cino-squeezy. It was in the one last year, anyway.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48845423107_ae0339fa93_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hqiyxn)

IIRC that's a 52-40-30 up front and...
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