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02-12-24, 12:44 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 5,241
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

As this is a cycling forum where does watching a...

As this is a cycling forum where does watching a 5 1/2 hour Tour de France stage rank on your scale of boredom?
09-08-23, 06:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,400
Posted By SJX426

How many different length spokes were required...

How many different length spokes were required for that pattern?
08-20-23, 08:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 828
Posted By SurferRosa

That shouldn't be too hard to edit yourself. :D ...

That shouldn't be too hard to edit yourself. :D
...
06-15-23, 05:20 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,443
Posted By 50PlusCycling

I like being bored, as my life is generally too...

I like being bored, as my life is generally too busy for me to enjoy boredom. Between running a business, dealing with a long list of clients, raising kids, taking care of pets, having a drill...
03-16-23, 07:24 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 6,011
Posted By Kai Winters

65mph coming down the backside of Bear mtn during...

65mph coming down the backside of Bear mtn during the Killington Stage Race back in the '90's. It was terrifying as I could feel the pull of the sweeping turns...didn't know how fast I went until the...
03-03-23, 07:36 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,733
Posted By wolfchild

Lube it with WD 40 to get rid of the crunch.

Lube it with WD 40 to get rid of the crunch.
01-10-23, 08:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,044
Posted By r0ckh0und

Riverside University High School ...

Riverside University High School

https://milwaukeerecreation.net/rec/Special-Events/Bike-Bazaar.htm
01-05-23, 08:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,153
Posted By GamblerGORD53

I have 14 speed. Beat that. LOL.

I have 14 speed. Beat that. LOL.
01-05-23, 07:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,153
Posted By Steve B.

My Epic Evo came with a SRAM 12 spd. 11-50 rear...

My Epic Evo came with a SRAM 12 spd. 11-50 rear system. I added an Eagle AXS system. I also have a Chisel HT with XT Di2, 11 spd. 10-46. There is little difference between the 2 and I really don't...
12-28-22, 07:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,044
Posted By r0ckh0und

Haven't been to this in at least 3 years. Hope to...

Haven't been to this in at least 3 years. Hope to get there for 2023
12-02-22, 04:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 694
Posted By Sedgemop

Nice price for what is offered. That's a good...

Nice price for what is offered. That's a good looking International. GLWS.
06-15-22, 08:10 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 5,062
Posted By GhostRider62

I'd be more concerned with used syringes and...

I'd be more concerned with used syringes and feces on San Fran sidewalks than having to pause a second to pass a dad's kid trailer.

I have been noticing how kind and considerate drivers are to me...
05-23-22, 10:59 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 5,702
Posted By tkamd73

Not a Tesla fan, but where I bike the F150 is...

Not a Tesla fan, but where I bike the F150 is more of a threat. Not a lot of Teslas in Wisconsin.
Tim
05-23-22, 10:22 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 5,702
Posted By Rolla

Since you have an appetite for low-hanging fruit,...

Since you have an appetite for low-hanging fruit, dunk on BMWs next.
05-04-22, 05:16 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,446
Posted By Shawn1970

At 52 I suffer from back, knee and hip pain...

At 52 I suffer from back, knee and hip pain although a steady ride actually helps....
05-02-22, 10:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,423
Posted By dabac

Iíve used liqui-sole or Shoe Goo to glue patches...

Iíve used liqui-sole or Shoe Goo to glue patches of either nylon cloth or non-woven to fix sidewall cuts. Theyíve lasted for the remaining natural life of the tire so far. I make sure to soak the...
05-01-22, 07:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,423
Posted By niliraga

just my $0.0125... i've patched an ugly cut...

just my $0.0125... i've patched an ugly cut into a sidewall using flexible glue and two layers of the satin-like lining material (the kind you'd find lining a sportcoat etc.), pressed in place...
05-01-22, 07:58 AM
Replies: 752
Views: 54,847
Posted By Brad L

The competition in the Concours was amazing and,...

The competition in the Concours was amazing and, while I didnít place in the non-restored category, they gave the Best Italian bike award for my 1972 Legnano. This makes the 1750 mile drive worth it....
04-30-22, 07:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,283
Posted By swampyankee2

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20220428_163533_3a9f3fb05a0d553f7e07e6ce7b5d011c2796c364.jpg
yes, one of the common yellow imports. Paint is in bad shape and spokes...
01-16-22, 07:19 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,292
Posted By DorkDisk

I'm pretty sure nobody likes us cyclists.

I'm pretty sure nobody likes us cyclists.
12-17-21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,229
Posted By seypat

It captures the essence of the sport. Cool music...

It captures the essence of the sport. Cool music soundtrack. Nuff said!

60 Cycles by Jean-Claude Labrecque - NFB (http://www.nfb.ca/film/60_cycles_en/)
11-24-21, 07:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,184
Posted By mrv

i'm still holding a grudge after a set of VO...

i'm still holding a grudge after a set of VO cranks cracked after 2 years and less than 5000 miles.....
it's going to be a loooong grudge.
10-22-21, 08:27 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,385
Posted By msu2001la

Wicker Park to Ft Sheridan is one of my favorite...

Wicker Park to Ft Sheridan is one of my favorite weekend morning rides. It's a great road and amazing to see all the cyclists and group rides that are on that route.
10-22-21, 08:20 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,385
Posted By thinktubes

Evanston to Fort Sheridan via Sheridan Road....

Evanston to Fort Sheridan via Sheridan Road. Pretty much a quick 30-miler on a decent road. Essentially, the gateway to all rides north of Chicago.
...
09-23-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,642
Posted By urbanknight

I once applied for a seasonal job assembling...

I once applied for a seasonal job assembling bicycles for Toys R Us. Apparently having experience wrenching at a bike shop is so undesirable that they won't even give you an interview.
08-31-21, 10:51 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 65,899
Posted By Miele Man

I like my 1985 - early 1990's steel frame bikes...

I like my 1985 - early 1990's steel frame bikes for their looks and the fact that most of them fit me well and are comfortable. I do have one where the frame is the maximum size I can ride but it's...
08-28-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,031
Posted By bargo68

Your bike looks like a charming Paris bistro. ...

Your bike looks like a charming Paris bistro.
His bike looks like a modern gas station on the Autobahn.
06-21-21, 08:27 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,701
Posted By bikemig

Buy old bikes. No one has any idea what they're...

Buy old bikes. No one has any idea what they're worth. ;)
06-11-21, 01:11 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,757
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...I have always made up the money I lose on...

.
...I have always made up the money I lose on each bike, through buying and selling in volume. :)
06-01-21, 06:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,594
Posted By Dolanarc1

Norman Sheil's Carleton Track Bike 1960

Very special one from my collection. Original Brooks saddle, Airlite hubs, Campagnolo chainset, Cinelli bars and stem...
05-16-21, 01:51 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 15,290
Posted By Jmpierce

New NOS 59.5cm Tange #2 double butted CroMoly...

New NOS 59.5cm Tange #2 double butted CroMoly road bicycle lugged frame & fork

https://www.ebay.com/itm/124711066780?ViewItem=&item=124711066780

This is a non-named frame that a now closed bike...
05-16-21, 06:13 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,614
Posted By Sy Reene

These days, I thought bike sales basically...

These days, I thought bike sales basically started with "Hey, can I interest you in this one remaining bike we have left in stock?"
05-14-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 39,539
Posted By livedarklions

You do realize you're arguing with a guy who...

You do realize you're arguing with a guy who calls himself PimpMan, right?

Who cares what offends him?
05-06-21, 10:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,111
Posted By gugie

I give up. Tomorrow I'm pouring a gallon of...

I give up.

Tomorrow I'm pouring a gallon of kerosene around the Atelier and lighting a match...
05-01-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,446
Posted By domenicochieco

Hi my name is Domenico Chieco and Leonardo Chieco...

Hi my name is Domenico Chieco and Leonardo Chieco was my dad. He manufactured Leonard bicycles in Montreal. He came from Italy in 1960. He raced in Italy and also raced here against racers like...
04-30-21, 07:06 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 11,559
Posted By Cougrrcj

I wasn't really 'into' cycling until my freshman...

I wasn't really 'into' cycling until my freshman year at Ohio State. One of my three roommates was an avid cyclist, and so were several others in my predominately upperclassmen Engineering dorm...
04-03-21, 08:32 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 24,359
Posted By 50PlusCycling

The goal of marketing and advertising is to make...

The goal of marketing and advertising is to make us buy things we don't really need and can't really afford. In 1980, when I was a kid, I lusted after a Masi Gran Criterium bike at the LBS. It was...
04-02-21, 08:40 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 12,155
Posted By Bob Ross

Not recently. But circa 1982 during my senior...

Not recently. But circa 1982 during my senior year of college I had a night job that was ~6 miles from home, and every night after work at 11:00PM I would spark up a doobie, get good and buzzed, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,550
Posted By msu2001la

My GP5ks do not look anything like that photo. ...

My GP5ks do not look anything like that photo.
I have around 1500 miles on a set of Conti GP5000TL's that I bought last summer, and they still look basically brand new.

I also have a set of the...
02-01-21, 07:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,441
Posted By Classtime

I've seen that oil at my local HWS. I'm going to...

I've seen that oil at my local HWS. I'm going to pick some up in the event I come across a nice rag.
01-23-21, 07:26 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,989
Posted By Paul Barnard

I don't enjoy it below about 50 degrees.

I don't enjoy it below about 50 degrees.
01-11-21, 05:20 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 9,206
Posted By bikemig

Snow shoveling is a great work out; beats doing...

Snow shoveling is a great work out; beats doing weights indoors.
01-01-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,339
Posted By malcala622

That is a beautiful green color on that frame

That is a beautiful green color on that frame
12-30-20, 01:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 877
Posted By bikemig

That is a fine looking paint job. I've found that...

That is a fine looking paint job. I've found that rustoleum white is a very good match for the original white on these 70s era Peugeots. GLWS
12-21-20, 12:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 881
Posted By bikingshearer

Fun film. In addition to Eddy, I recognized: ...

Fun film. In addition to Eddy, I recognized:

Herman van Springel. He lost the 1968 TdF by 38 seconds on the last stage time trial to Jan Jannsen, the closest TdF at the tie and only surpassed by...
12-11-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,011
Posted By Danhedonia

Sometimes I read the first thread of a post and...

Sometimes I read the first thread of a post and think of throwing a bucket of gumballs down the stairs in front of the state mental asylum.
09-23-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,175
Posted By sykerocker

I got disillusioned with Campagnolo back in 1974,...

I got disillusioned with Campagnolo back in 1974, when I virtually sold my girlfriend on the street to buy an all-Campagnolo Gitane Professional Super Corsa . . . . . and after riding a buddy's bike,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 19,856
Posted By upthywazzoo

This is interesting. Don't you feel more at risk...

This is interesting. Don't you feel more at risk drafting in a TT position?
05-17-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,124
Posted By bikemig

Neat article on Eric Heiden; it also talks about...

Neat article on Eric Heiden; it also talks about his sister Beth. I went to grade school with them in Madison. The grade school had 2 skating rinks and we used them all winter. Beth would beat all...
03-22-20, 09:58 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 20,990
Posted By davester

Exactly what I was thinking. Perhaps a Moots...

Exactly what I was thinking. Perhaps a Moots Vamoots.
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