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09-05-21, 02:52 AM
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Posted By TCollen

I always wondered if shorty fenders were meant to...

I always wondered if shorty fenders were meant to comply with local regulations somewhere. They certainly serve no useful purpose.
08-20-21, 01:43 PM
Replies: 1,224
Views: 133,141
Posted By TCollen

His 35th cup of coffee. His bladder must be the...

His 35th cup of coffee. His bladder must be the size of a basketball.
08-19-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 20,562
Views: 3,592,437
Posted By TCollen

I don't know if a Bike Bug motor is collectible,...

I don't know if a Bike Bug motor is collectible, but it sure looks bizarre.

https://omaha.craigslist.org/bik/d/omaha-bike/7367214940.html
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08-17-21, 05:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,227
Posted By TCollen

NOTE TO WIFE: This thread demonstrates why it is...

NOTE TO WIFE: This thread demonstrates why it is important that I maintain 9 emergency backup bicycles.
08-16-21, 09:40 AM
Replies: 20,562
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Posted By TCollen

Just slip that over your helmet, then you'd look...

Just slip that over your helmet, then you'd look practically perfect.
08-14-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 14,427
Views: 3,283,448
Posted By TCollen

Wow! Good one.

Wow! Good one.
Forum: Recumbent
08-14-21, 08:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 715
Posted By TCollen

Seriously?! Speak with any guy who had any bike...

Seriously?! Speak with any guy who had any bike in the 1960s, and he'll explain how he did (or tried to do) wheelies on his bike.

One year during my misspent youth I bent 3 axles by doing too many...
08-08-21, 07:01 AM
Replies: 20,562
Views: 3,592,437
Posted By TCollen

Great pictures, really great. Also I like...

Great pictures, really great.

Also I like that the bike still has the original solar panels on the front and rear.
08-05-21, 11:45 AM
Replies: 20,562
Views: 3,592,437
Posted By TCollen

Several weeks ago I saw a car which had been...

Several weeks ago I saw a car which had been smashed by a full grown maple tree. The car had a curious dent in the roof.
08-03-21, 06:32 AM
Replies: 20,562
Views: 3,592,437
Posted By TCollen

The young man is obviously, shall we say,...

The young man is obviously, shall we say, excited.

;)
08-02-21, 07:49 AM
Replies: 64,097
Views: 9,897,499
Posted By TCollen

Steering wheel?!

https://www.ebay.com/itm/324734556381?hash=item4b9bb018dd:g:8y8AAOSwg1lhBIuT
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07-30-21, 02:55 PM
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Posted By TCollen

But it carries the UCI stripes in the correct...

But it carries the UCI stripes in the correct order of Blue, Red, Black, Yellow, Green so the frame must still be practically perfect, right?
07-30-21, 04:43 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,064
Posted By TCollen

That is known as SABLE: stash acquisition beyond...

That is known as SABLE: stash acquisition beyond life expectancy.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 8,511
Posted By TCollen

Good idea :lol: , but you go first.

Good idea :lol: , but you go first.
07-25-21, 03:31 PM
Replies: 1,224
Views: 133,141
Posted By TCollen

Ohh, art. Well I won't comment on it until the...

Ohh, art. Well I won't comment on it until the artist has a chance to finish it.
07-25-21, 01:05 PM
Replies: 1,224
Views: 133,141
Posted By TCollen

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The bike looks good, but what's that...
07-24-21, 09:28 AM
Replies: 1,224
Views: 133,141
Posted By TCollen

Beautiful, until the rain descends.

Beautiful, until the rain descends.
07-22-21, 02:27 PM
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Views: 3,592,437
Posted By TCollen

https://omaha.craigslist.org/bik/d/omaha-fuji-400-...

https://omaha.craigslist.org/bik/d/omaha-fuji-400-red-frame-bike-4130/7346636442.html
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07-21-21, 06:11 PM
Replies: 20,562
Views: 3,592,437
Posted By TCollen

High school shop class project?

High school shop class project?
07-19-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,824
Posted By TCollen

"For many older people, an early morning bowel...

"For many older people, an early morning bowel movement heralds the start of a bright and successful day!" -- The Merck Manual, ~1980
07-19-21, 01:59 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 7,025
Posted By TCollen

I know a red bike is always faster and I'm...

I know a red bike is always faster and I'm certain a yellow jersey will make anyone faster.

I suppose this man/Neanderthal would become more aero if he shaved any part that wasn't clothed.
...
07-14-21, 06:52 AM
Replies: 20,562
Views: 3,592,437
Posted By TCollen

"... ​​​​​ready to go" to the metal...

"... ​​​​​ready to go" to the metal recycler.
07-09-21, 03:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,519
Posted By TCollen

Several weeks ago on a multi day, 200+ mile ride...

Several weeks ago on a multi day, 200+ mile ride with about 400 participants I passed no one. And on each day I left early, within 15 minutes of sunrise when most riders were still breaking down...
07-05-21, 07:49 AM
Replies: 1,224
Views: 133,141
Posted By TCollen

That's a nice Superbird. It looks perfect. I...

That's a nice Superbird. It looks perfect.

I rode in a Dodge Super Daytona in 1970. The driver reached 80 mph on a winding 25 mph road. Back then we thought nothing could hurt us, we thought were...
06-30-21, 05:36 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,982
Posted By TCollen

I carry pepper spray. I've never had to use it,...

I carry pepper spray. I've never had to use it, but if I feel threatened ...
...
06-30-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 20,562
Views: 3,592,437
Posted By TCollen

Exactly, I guess. :foo:And all that sun glare...

Exactly, I guess. :foo:And all that sun glare gives the impression that the Fuji's paint is weathered.
06-28-21, 06:03 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,351
Posted By TCollen

My B17 had about 300 miles on it before I went on...

My B17 had about 300 miles on it before I went on a multi day ride 2 weeks ago, covering about 200 miles with the first 2 days in 104⁰ heat. Yet although there was plenty of perspiration on the...
06-28-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,045
Posted By TCollen

Ah, those are the eternal questions.

Ah, those are the eternal questions.
06-27-21, 08:20 PM
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Views: 3,592,437
Posted By TCollen

Greg was good, but not $50,000 good.

Greg was good, but not $50,000 good.
06-27-21, 08:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,288
Posted By TCollen

From a local buy/sell/trade advertisement. ...

From a local buy/sell/trade advertisement.

I have no idea how this, this thing steers.
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Replies: 4
Views: 510
Posted By TCollen

I presume it's old, so it's probably a Schwinn.

I presume it's old, so it's probably a Schwinn.
Forum: Foo
06-21-21, 04:18 PM
Replies: 17,422
Views: 971,620
Posted By TCollen

I once saw him walking down the street next to a...

I once saw him walking down the street next to a chicken. I looked at the chicken, then looked at him, then looked back at the chicken. I said that was the ugliest pig I'd ever seen. He said, "That's...
06-21-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,864
Posted By TCollen

Still need motivation? Read Grant Peterson's...

Still need motivation?
Read Grant Peterson's Just Ride.
06-12-21, 06:28 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 9,601
Posted By TCollen

Sheldon's site is backed up. 1. Go to...

Sheldon's site is backed up.
1. Go to Archive.org >
2. click on Wayback Machine >
3. enter https://www.sheldonbrown.com/
4. then when you hit the Go button you'll see the following, "Saved 1,550...
06-10-21, 04:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 365
Posted By TCollen

Bizarro Hiawatha

This one is hanging at the concession stand at Two Rivers State Park. The clerk said it's been hanging there for 20 years, and many people have tried to buy it.
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06-10-21, 03:22 PM
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Views: 133,141
Posted By TCollen

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06-08-21, 08:48 AM
Replies: 1,224
Views: 133,141
Posted By TCollen

My neighbor believes in sasquatch and feels they...

My neighbor believes in sasquatch and feels they aren't seen often because they are interdimensional beings. Sheesh, you just can't argue with that sort of logic.

(He also feels he likes the...
06-04-21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 1,224
Views: 133,141
Posted By TCollen

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Empty nitrous oxide propellants from a "​​Whip It" brand whipped...
06-02-21, 04:25 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,763
Posted By TCollen

All these stories remind me of a time I helped a...

All these stories remind me of a time I helped a friend work on a "small" 30 minute project. After several frustrating hours he told me I should leave. I said no, that I'd help him finish our fiasco....
05-31-21, 06:05 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,756
Posted By TCollen

EXACTLY! I've been preaching that conspiracy...

EXACTLY! I've been preaching that conspiracy theory for years even though people think I'm crazy. Darn those Europeans.

And you knew the Grateful Dead were really British spies, right? That's why...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-21, 05:56 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,144
Posted By TCollen

I'm sorry to learn of your brother and hope he...

I'm sorry to learn of your brother and hope he reovers soon.

Regarding sleeves, I like UVoider because they're sized. Just measure your bicep and go from there. The company has 50+...
05-31-21, 05:41 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,289
Posted By TCollen

Right there you already know about the law than...

Right there you already know about the law than me. I'm serious.
05-31-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,288
Posted By TCollen

I wonder if a heavier rider would have an...

I wonder if a heavier rider would have an advantage.
05-31-21, 08:51 AM
Replies: 1,224
Views: 133,141
Posted By TCollen

Well that certainly beats Sheldon's helmet: ...

Well that certainly beats Sheldon's helmet:
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Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,417
Posted By TCollen

No chain guard and exposed gearing; great idea....

No chain guard and exposed gearing; great idea. :thumb: What could go wrong, I mean, besides bloodshed?
05-31-21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,233
Posted By TCollen

Regarding low cost jerseys, this year I stopped...

Regarding low cost jerseys, this year I stopped wearing jerseys all together by opting for Dri-Fit (or similar) shirts. I just find them more comfortable.

Opted for Zoic road cycling shorts too...
05-28-21, 07:44 AM
Replies: 1,224
Views: 133,141
Posted By TCollen

In Council Bluffs, Iowa. These sculptures (4 of...

In Council Bluffs, Iowa. These sculptures (4 of them in all) are at least 80' tall and are close to a bike trail. Whenever I have the misfortune of seeing them I think of a shipwreck.
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05-27-21, 04:33 AM
Replies: 1,224
Views: 133,141
Posted By TCollen

I will not comment on this sculpture until the...

I will not comment on this sculpture until the artist has a chance to finish it..
05-25-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,551
Posted By TCollen

If the unfortunate children have a melon like...

If the unfortunate children have a melon like mine, they can wear an adult-sized helmet by age 4.
05-25-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,083
Posted By TCollen

if you're referencing the neighbor's brat (you...

if you're referencing the neighbor's brat (you know the one), it would be worth trying. But it it MY child, then NO. Don't try it.
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