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06-23-21, 07:24 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,989
Posted By lostarchitect

IMO, "breaking in" a Brooks is sort of a myth....

IMO, "breaking in" a Brooks is sort of a myth. Yes, they do change over time, but if you can't set it up in a way that you are comfortable right away, it will probably never be comfortable. They are...
Replies: 18
Views: 957
Posted By lostarchitect

I don't know, but the Campagnolo bottom bracket...

I don't know, but the Campagnolo bottom bracket would seem to support this idea.
05-06-21, 09:06 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,975
Posted By lostarchitect

Yeah, this kind of thing happens when the...

Yeah, this kind of thing happens when the government intentionally tries to sabotage an essential service so they can have an excuse to privatize it. They've been chipping away at USPS since at least...
Replies: 18
Views: 1,148
Posted By lostarchitect

I am always mystified that people have so many...

I am always mystified that people have so many problems with craigslist.

See a scam? Flag and move on. No big deal.

Don't put your phone number or real email in the ad, and you won't have to...
02-15-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 518
Posted By lostarchitect

Big Star is one of the underrated great bands of...

Big Star is one of the underrated great bands of all time, that's what Big Star is!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vsQ977u8Wuk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a8xPHS-n5Gw...
Replies: 12
Views: 752
Posted By lostarchitect

I would buy basically any non-destroyed cro-mo...

I would buy basically any non-destroyed cro-mo frame for $25, rattle canned or not. I think that was a sweet deal, and since you don't have to worry about messing up the original paint, you can...
07-27-20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,335
Posted By lostarchitect

Glad it went to a good home and got some good...

Glad it went to a good home and got some good use! Yes, it was a great bike, I was often sorry I sold it.

I periodically look around for a "new" vintage Trek for myself. One of these days I'll...
Replies: 28
Views: 2,874
Posted By lostarchitect

That looks surprisingly good to me with the...

That looks surprisingly good to me with the modern parts! Nice job. I would consider also switching to a black stem to match the seatpost.
11-13-19, 11:50 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,186
Posted By lostarchitect

No offense, but I don't know you. You might be a...

No offense, but I don't know you. You might be a nut. I don't want you having my phone number until I have established that you are a serious buyer / seller and probably not a weirdo. This is a...
10-24-19, 09:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,929
Posted By lostarchitect

No overall photo of the whole frame? Boo!

No overall photo of the whole frame? Boo!
Replies: 19
Views: 2,022
Posted By lostarchitect

Ok, if you're going to be like that, I'll give it...

Ok, if you're going to be like that, I'll give it to you straight:

You don't know what you're doing. You've deluded yourself somehow that these bikes are worth a lot. They aren't. People here with...
Replies: 10
Views: 1,091
Posted By lostarchitect

Looks like a pretty nice bike in good shape....

Looks like a pretty nice bike in good shape. Price might be high, but I don't think it's crazy. I'd see if I could get it for $500.
08-13-19, 07:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,747
Posted By lostarchitect

I don't see why you think it's a Nishiki?

I don't see why you think it's a Nishiki?
07-09-19, 02:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,135
Posted By lostarchitect

IMO the perfect saddle for that bike is black or...

IMO the perfect saddle for that bike is black or dark brown. The one you have on there now looks great. A red saddle would be kind of matchy-matchy corny looking. But--it's not my bike!
06-16-19, 01:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,103
Posted By lostarchitect

You mean like these?...

You mean like these? (https://www.pocsports.com/us/products/omne-air-spin/10721.html?dwvar_10721_color=Sulphite%20Yellow)

I actually think they are some of the best looking helmets out there. To...
05-14-19, 08:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,101
Posted By lostarchitect

Paypal, but DON'T use "friends and...

Paypal, but DON'T use "friends and family".
04-23-19, 02:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,426
Posted By lostarchitect

These are packs of kids being hooligans--pretty...

These are packs of kids being hooligans--pretty much as they always have. These ones just happen to be on bikes.
Forum: Commuting
09-07-16, 03:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,628
Posted By lostarchitect

I was not aware I had to wear special clothes, or...

I was not aware I had to wear special clothes, or that I couldn't carry things on my drop bar bike. I was also not aware my dyno-powered lights did not actually exist. I also didn't know you couldn't...
09-06-16, 02:38 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 13,742
Posted By lostarchitect

I used up all my electrical tape in my kink...

I used up all my electrical tape in my kink dungeon. :eek:
09-06-16, 11:07 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 13,742
Posted By lostarchitect

Reasonable clearance, too. ...

Reasonable clearance, too.

http://imgur.com/t4bP9Np.jpg
09-06-16, 10:58 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 13,742
Posted By lostarchitect

'86 Schwinn High Sierra road-gravel project

I picked up this bike from forum member fender1 in the spring. It was inexpensive, well maintained, and I didn't have a mountain bike, so why not? Well, I rode it twice, and not for very long,...
02-11-16, 05:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,439
Posted By lostarchitect

Gerry only posted on the forum once, 8 years ago,...

Gerry only posted on the forum once, 8 years ago, so I doubt you are going to be able to reach him.
Replies: 3
Views: 745
Posted By lostarchitect

It's a nice frame, but it's not like it's in...

It's a nice frame, but it's not like it's in perfect condition, and the parts are a mixed bag. Personally I think $500-$600 is more realistic.
03-18-13, 12:11 PM
Replies: 2,442
Views: 255,148
Posted By lostarchitect

This is my cat, Ziggy Stardust. He is very...

This is my cat, Ziggy Stardust. He is very handsome, and he knows it. What he doesn't know is he's the smallest adult cat I have ever seen. He weighs about 7-8 pounds and is around 8 years old.
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11-08-11, 10:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,598
Posted By lostarchitect

I don't understand doing this to a bike. If you...

I don't understand doing this to a bike. If you want a track frame, get a track frame.
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