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12-07-22, 12:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 381
Posted By RB1-luvr

hard to believe they rode centuries on those.

hard to believe they rode centuries on those.
12-07-22, 06:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 689
Posted By RB1-luvr

"I'm sorry Dave, I'm afraid I can't do...

"I'm sorry Dave, I'm afraid I can't do that."
12-05-22, 10:27 AM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 484,646
Posted By RB1-luvr

Western Flyer: ...

Western Flyer:
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1006x677/image_4f9a852a28b92917096d6a32a712cffae308fe7a.png

Columbia built Seminole:
...
12-04-22, 06:47 PM
12-04-22, 06:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,667
Posted By RB1-luvr

I hope you guys have a fun time. He'll always...

I hope you guys have a fun time. He'll always remember what you teach him.
12-04-22, 08:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 110
Posted By RB1-luvr

Graveyard Maranoni project, aka The Patina Project

I started prepping the basket case Maranoni I reluctantly purchased from Kurt. Being a fan of rat bikes, my thinking is that worst case scenario (Plan A), I end up with a patina build and a fun bike...
12-02-22, 07:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 338
Posted By RB1-luvr

That's a beauty. Someday I hope to have a frame...

That's a beauty. Someday I hope to have a frame where the seat tube goes higher than the top tube like that. I like that look.
12-01-22, 12:47 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,513
Posted By RB1-luvr

I hope 28s fit. You'll probably like them.

I hope 28s fit. You'll probably like them.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-22, 09:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,673
Posted By RB1-luvr

that's a sexy bike

that's a sexy bike
11-30-22, 08:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 426
Posted By RB1-luvr

nice. I like seeing bikes rescued.

nice. I like seeing bikes rescued.
Forum: Commuting
11-29-22, 09:34 AM
Replies: 1,554
Views: 292,230
Posted By RB1-luvr

Sometimes I'll get a tool from my toolbox and...

Sometimes I'll get a tool from my toolbox and remember "oh, I found this on route 79, in Madison, back in the '90s."

My wife would be peeved if she knew I can remember that and not what she told...
11-29-22, 09:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,023
Posted By RB1-luvr

I have three collections. bikes in the...

I have three collections.

bikes in the office.

bikes in the garage.

bikes in the shed.
11-28-22, 11:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 762
Posted By RB1-luvr

or if you're riding with a small pack, like a...

or if you're riding with a small pack, like a hydration pack, put a Road Morph in there. You'll have an upgraded pump with a built-in gage.
11-28-22, 11:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 691
Posted By RB1-luvr

to the OP, as soon as BF allows me to access my...

to the OP, as soon as BF allows me to access my private messages (I'm getting error messages), I will get payment info from you and provide my address.
11-28-22, 09:48 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 4,088
Posted By RB1-luvr

If I bought that bike, I'd fill the chipped areas...

If I bought that bike, I'd fill the chipped areas gradually with coats of clear nail polish.
11-28-22, 08:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 959
Posted By RB1-luvr

yep, the frame whether free or very inexpensive...

yep, the frame whether free or very inexpensive is just a money pit. It's fun though.
11-28-22, 08:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 691
Posted By RB1-luvr

this seems like a very good price. I'd like to...

this seems like a very good price. I'd like to buy if no one else has claimed it. PM sent.
11-22-22, 07:39 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,513
Posted By RB1-luvr

I'm fairly good with rattle cans, and I did a...

I'm fairly good with rattle cans, and I did a quicky mask everything, spray what I didn't like (blue metallic over the stock white color) on a 2003 Treck OCLV. It came out very nice. I was quite...
11-21-22, 02:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 623
Posted By RB1-luvr

that's a nice find. It's gonna clean up well. ...

that's a nice find. It's gonna clean up well. Have fun.
11-21-22, 10:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 321
Posted By RB1-luvr

that's really neat.

that's really neat.
Replies: 15
Views: 455
Posted By RB1-luvr

that purple and highlighter combo is phenomenal. ...

that purple and highlighter combo is phenomenal. I'm glad that it's not my size.
11-15-22, 06:57 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,189
Posted By RB1-luvr

for the OP's sake, and the locals that will be...

for the OP's sake, and the locals that will be impacted, I hope it is stopped and located somewhere else.
Forum: Introductions
11-14-22, 05:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 257
Posted By RB1-luvr

welcome to the forum. I'm in central CT.

welcome to the forum. I'm in central CT.
11-07-22, 05:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,412
Posted By RB1-luvr

oo wee! I raced a lot of miles on one of those. ...

oo wee! I raced a lot of miles on one of those. It was a great battle axe for crits. Have fun.
11-07-22, 11:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 822
Posted By RB1-luvr

looks like you just passed the feed zone.

looks like you just passed the feed zone.
Forum: Touring
11-03-22, 05:56 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,653
Posted By RB1-luvr

I see lots of interesting 26" 80s/90s mtb frame...

I see lots of interesting 26" 80s/90s mtb frame builds and that makes me happy. Here's mine. I've owned it since new in 1988. I've not had a problem finding tire options for it yet, but then I'm...
11-02-22, 09:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 402
Posted By RB1-luvr

My heart rate increased just watching this.

My heart rate increased just watching this.
10-31-22, 07:47 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,911
Posted By RB1-luvr

interesting, I looked around at the men staged...

interesting, I looked around at the men staged for my cyclocross race this past weekend (Masters 50+ and 60+) and was surprised that 50% or more were shaved. Now that I've read this thread, it makes...
10-31-22, 07:39 AM
Replies: 3,637
Sticky 65-85+ Thread
Views: 583,860
Posted By RB1-luvr

I promise this will be my only post in this...

I promise this will be my only post in this thread for seven more years until I'm 65, but I feel compelled to thank you all for the content in this thread. It's informative and a good read. Best to...
10-26-22, 06:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 470
Posted By RB1-luvr

That's a sweet bike. Mixtes have a great stance.

That's a sweet bike. Mixtes have a great stance.
Forum: Introductions
10-26-22, 06:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 750
Posted By RB1-luvr

Welcome to BF.

Welcome to BF.
10-24-22, 10:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 278
Posted By RB1-luvr

ya, thanks, I just put them on cuz I had them,...

ya, thanks, I just put them on cuz I had them, and I'm all about stickers. I think the grey isn't bad cuz of the flat grey Modolo stem and grey components. But I recognize I have at least three...
10-24-22, 08:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 278
Posted By RB1-luvr

...finished the bike Saturday night and rode it...

...finished the bike Saturday night and rode it Sunday. I like it. It's a keeper.
...
10-22-22, 05:57 PM
Replies: 5,680
Views: 635,764
Posted By RB1-luvr

I've been wrenching on this for a few weeks...

I've been wrenching on this for a few weeks whenever I could escape to the garage for a few minutes, "I'll take out that trash honey...", and I just finished it tonight. I'm giddy. I found it on Fb...
Forum: Northeast
10-21-22, 07:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,058
Posted By RB1-luvr

I miss riding there. Stayed in Oak Bluffs twice a...

I miss riding there. Stayed in Oak Bluffs twice a year in the mid 80s to early 90s and did the road race too.
10-17-22, 04:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 112
Posted By RB1-luvr

Free Pasela 24x1 (25-520) tire shipping included

Free to good home, a Panasonic Panaracer Pasela 24x1 (25-520) new tire. I'll even pick up shipping. Contiguous US only. I've had this for over ten years. Not sure how old it is. It feels good and...
10-17-22, 11:45 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,818
Posted By RB1-luvr

In the 80s, mopeds were fun and much safer. I...

In the 80s, mopeds were fun and much safer. I drafted a moped from Gay Head to Edgartown MA (18 miles across Martha's Vineyard) with two kids on it. The kid on the back was sitting backwards with a...
10-17-22, 11:15 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,844
Posted By RB1-luvr

someday I'll treat myself to something pretty...

someday I'll treat myself to something pretty like a few people have posted here. In the meantime, my three fendered bikes have Planet Bike on them, and they work well.
10-17-22, 10:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,609
Posted By RB1-luvr

^^^ man, I wish I could do this. I've tried and...

^^^ man, I wish I could do this. I've tried and failed. Even just cutting back is difficult. My sweet tooth is like a sabre-tooth tiger fang.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-22, 06:55 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,302
Posted By RB1-luvr

someone mentioned deep wheels - if it's that...

someone mentioned deep wheels - if it's that windy on the coast roads, I would recommend not getting them. I get moved around considerably on gusty days with my deep Reynolds wheels and I'm not...
10-17-22, 06:36 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,157
Posted By RB1-luvr

sorry, didn't read the entire thread... were...

sorry, didn't read the entire thread... were duathlon shorts mentioned? I have a pair made by LG. They are not as long as typical cycling shorts and have less padding. Maybe the OP would prefer...
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By RB1-luvr

I'm glad I popped into this thread, for I did not...

I'm glad I popped into this thread, for I did not know there is a vintage Centurion website.
10-14-22, 01:17 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,018
Posted By RB1-luvr

^^^ the "a/c" isn't just for cold air in hot...

^^^ the "a/c" isn't just for cold air in hot weather. You can run the heat whilst in a/c mode. Most cars automatically switch to a/c when called to direct air to the windshield for this reason no...
10-13-22, 06:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,147
Posted By RB1-luvr

I recently purchased Knipex pliers after being on...

I recently purchased Knipex pliers after being on a ride this past summer and someone used one for a repair. I was like; "whoa, what is that?" I also like my Robo Grips that I purchased at Sears...
10-13-22, 06:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,798
Posted By RB1-luvr

holy shmolee that's a beautiful bike.

holy shmolee that's a beautiful bike.
10-12-22, 05:48 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,436
Posted By RB1-luvr

I'm guessing the three major climbs I rode in...

I'm guessing the three major climbs I rode in France in 2004 were my steepest and longest. Alpe d'Huez, which I rode twice (13.9km long and bridges 1118 vertical meters with an average gradient of...
10-11-22, 06:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,050
Posted By RB1-luvr

I don't like this thread.

I don't like this thread.
10-11-22, 06:22 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,150
Posted By RB1-luvr

Gravel talk. Gravel, gravel, gravel....

Gravel talk. Gravel, gravel, gravel....
10-04-22, 07:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 709
Posted By RB1-luvr

don't fix the tire. That's way too much damage. ...

don't fix the tire. That's way too much damage. Besides, you'll feel the fix while riding thump thump thump...
10-01-22, 07:17 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,121
Posted By RB1-luvr

I'm another one for late 80s to early 90s. They...

I'm another one for late 80s to early 90s. They feel like home to me.
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