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07-20-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,671
Posted By ChamoisDavisJr

Know how I know you don't know **** about racing?...

Know how I know you don't know **** about racing?


How many sprints have you contested?


There's something "fishy" about this thread. And here I am....on this Troll's line like a good sucker.
07-18-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,806
Posted By Drillium Dude

Exactly. Let's all enjoy some nice things :) ...

Exactly. Let's all enjoy some nice things :)

Top of Colnago's line in 1983, the Nuovo Mexico - the pantographing puts it over the top of all my other rides:
...
07-18-21, 11:56 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,806
Posted By SurferRosa

:rolleyes: I wish I could participate! Mine...

:rolleyes:

I wish I could participate! Mine all seem to be one notch below the "top of the line." :cry: After I'm done with them though, they're pretty darn close... :thumb:
07-14-21, 08:52 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 4,987
Posted By kingston

Use an epilator. It hurts more.

Use an epilator. It hurts more.
07-09-21, 08:35 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,402
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...I currently own two 80's SC's. Just...

.
...I currently own two 80's SC's. Just repainted one of them a beautiful shade of Naples yellow, with a slight surface iridescence. So I am safe from whatever the rich Americans decide to do with...
07-08-21, 07:28 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,662
Posted By 10 Wheels

Get some lights and Start about 4:30 AM be...

Get some lights and Start about 4:30 AM be finished at 10 or 11.
07-05-21, 02:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,257
Posted By ClydeClydeson

2 inch tread cond. shoes Pull here, lift here,...

2 inch tread cond. shoes
Pull here, lift here, jack here, Jack.
And 'Motion Control' trucks
06-29-21, 12:01 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,144
Posted By canklecat

Be sure to look over your shoulder often and give...

Be sure to look over your shoulder often and give the look to approaching cyclists, or cyclists you've just passed.

No cyclist can resist the look. It's like shave and a haircut to a toon.
...
06-28-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,144
Posted By seypat

It's got a good beat and you can dance to it....

It's got a good beat and you can dance to it. I'll give it a 90. Nice effort.
06-28-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,144
Posted By Bah Humbug

Am I not “racy” enough?

Every morning (almost literally) I wake up, put on spandex, and go out riding one of my “Tour de France-type” drop bar bikes. Every day I pass flat bar bikes of all sorts - mountain, hybrid,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 2,899
Views: 376,840
Posted By Andy Somnifac

That should be a tattoo.[/color]

That should be a tattoo.[/color]
06-03-21, 07:28 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 7,746
Posted By xiaoman1

I'll take this....thank you! ...

I'll take this....thank you!
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This is what I would...
06-03-21, 04:02 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 7,746
Posted By The Golden Boy

I had a really nicely worded, community oriented...

I had a really nicely worded, community oriented explanation of why I thought the brifter forum was not the best idea- and then I read Wildwood's post and it pissed me off. **** that. I have enough...
06-03-21, 01:59 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 7,746
Posted By Darth Lefty

bikeforums.net/Road Bikes From When No One Was...

bikeforums.net/Road Bikes From When No One Was Buying Road Bikes And Everyone Was Buying Mountain Bikes Until Lance Came Along.html
06-01-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 825
Posted By SurferRosa

Yeah, but are you super cute? With the 105...

Yeah, but are you super cute?

With the 105 headset, nice crankset and rear derailleur, this is the perfect bike to part out. Sell the frame for $10 to somebody who wants to learn how to build one...
05-31-21, 09:58 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,237
Posted By jingy2

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In under the wire! I never knew 531 day was a thing until tonight!
05-28-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 608
Posted By polymorphself

juvela Is like one of those bots on Redd*t that...

juvela Is like one of those bots on Redd*t that just knows everything and automatically responds. Good stuff.
05-28-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,524
Posted By botty kayer

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05-27-21, 09:01 PM
Replies: 7,182
Views: 695,069
Posted By malcala622

Fahrenheit531 Those look near new. Nice buy...

Fahrenheit531 Those look near new. Nice buy :thumb:
05-24-21, 10:28 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,423
Posted By franswa

Just built this one up last week. I know this sub...

Just built this one up last week. I know this sub forum has some appreciation for Somas

...
05-19-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,447
Posted By Rolla

I don't think being careful has anything to do...

I don't think being careful has anything to do with it.
05-13-21, 02:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,020
Posted By Retro Grouch

Which one appeals to you more? Try to negotiate...

Which one appeals to you more? Try to negotiate the price downward and just buy it.

My personal recommendation is to do the least You can to get it rideable and just ride it. The value in owning...
04-27-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,775
Posted By Rolla

I'm 61, and I ride about 4000 miles a year on my...

I'm 61, and I ride about 4000 miles a year on my three singlespeeds -- on road, trail, and gravel. I've raced singlespeed MTB, CX, and BMX. It's not always the right tool for the job, but that's part...
04-15-21, 07:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 697
Posted By WhyFi

One of the effects of rim/tire weight that's...

One of the effects of rim/tire weight that's often ignored on BF is just how much it impacts handling and feel. Our spinning wheels act like wheels in a gyroscope - the heavier wheel and the faster...
04-05-21, 08:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,345
Posted By chaadster

I gotta say, most of the threads on the topic are...

I gotta say, most of the threads on the topic are rubbish, and I’ve seen a lot of them over the course of my +12 years on BF. I say this because it was only this year that I saw someone suggest...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,349
Posted By WhyFi

If there aren't any curves, I grab two handfuls...

If there aren't any curves, I grab two handfuls of copper, get aero and let it happen.
03-31-21, 12:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,150
Posted By rccardr

But seriously, much respect for your interest in...

But seriously, much respect for your interest in this leriod, these frames and bikes, and your ability to source, photograph, and explain them for our edification.o
03-31-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,076
Posted By tomato coupe

Can lighter and stiffer bike make climbing...

Can lighter and stiffer bike make climbing significantly faster?

Nothing you can buy will make you significantly faster.
03-27-21, 03:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,369
Posted By JohnDThompson

It's "mods" versus "rockers," still. ...

It's "mods" versus "rockers," still.

https://www.morebikes.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/sites/46/2014/07/Replica-of-Jimmys-scooter-in-the-film-QuadropheniaC.1966-Lambretta-LI150-Series-3-Scooter-2.jpg
03-27-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,441
Posted By Reynolds

Fork looks bent. Otherwise, that'll buff right...

Fork looks bent. Otherwise, that'll buff right off.
03-25-21, 10:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 429
Posted By P!N20

Not an issue. I wouldn't use the mismatched...

Not an issue. I wouldn't use the mismatched wheelset.
03-21-21, 04:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 409
Posted By SurferRosa

New, all-chrome Sunrace freewheel, kool-stop...

New, all-chrome Sunrace freewheel, kool-stop brake pads and either sram or kmc 8-speed chain ... all from eBay. Add Pasela tires from the least expensive place you can find on the internet.
03-21-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 424
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

My AD Superleight project coming together......

My AD Superleight project coming together... 11-48t microshift cassette with advent x RD with a 46t chainring. no idea how this is going to ride, but beer and covid season can produce some weird...
03-18-21, 10:27 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,324
Posted By Rolla

After the first two, the word got out. ...

After the first two, the word got out.

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03-18-21, 02:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 668
Posted By due ruote

The blue doesn't work for me. Yellow is kind of...

The blue doesn't work for me. Yellow is kind of obvious I guess, but it's sometimes hard to match, and the wrong shade always looks sort of pathetic to my eye. I would probably just go with black to...
03-16-21, 11:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,891
Posted By Wildwood

Isn't there a Rule? ....about mtb bike shoes on...

Isn't there a Rule?
....about mtb bike shoes on Roadies, i mean. :eek:


ya need classy shoes, not clunky shoes on a Roadie....
03-16-21, 09:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,403
Posted By machinist42

Put A Cork In It

Fill a basin large enough to accommodate the handlebars with a strong solution of Lye, NaOH, Sodium Hydroxide.

Immerse bars, which should promptly dissolve.

Rinse off cork before using, but it...
03-16-21, 07:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,106
Posted By SurferRosa

Down tube shifters and htfu. ​​​​​​ ...

Down tube shifters and htfu.

​​​​​​

Tough love; sorry/not sorry; someone had to say it; don't shoot the messenger!
03-16-21, 09:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,403
Posted By Soody

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03-11-21, 08:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 959
Posted By joesch

haha I was think blow torch when I read the title

haha I was think blow torch when I read the title
03-10-21, 07:42 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,409
Posted By Gresp15C

The advantage of a new bike is you keep the old...

The advantage of a new bike is you keep the old bike and now you have two bikes. ;)
03-10-21, 01:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 959
Posted By SurferRosa

Earth moving equipment, clearly.

Earth moving equipment, clearly.
03-10-21, 01:41 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,409
Posted By SurferRosa

You don't have to leave the '80s to shave 7-9...

You don't have to leave the '80s to shave 7-9 pounds off the total weight.
03-10-21, 10:30 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,491
Posted By WhyFi

NICE! But don't they get jealous of each other? ...

NICE! But don't they get jealous of each other?

:innocent:
03-09-21, 06:53 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,146
Posted By indyfabz

You lost me at “honest.”

You lost me at “honest.”
03-07-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 914
Posted By Koyote

Don't you understand how bf works? You're...

Don't you understand how bf works? You're supposed to first buy the bike, then ask what we think of the fit. And you get bonus points for buying the wrong size and then arguing with us.

but fwiw,...
03-07-21, 09:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,848
Posted By BradH

I enjoy watching GCN but whenever they try to do...

I enjoy watching GCN but whenever they try to do anything with a vintage bike they miss the mark.
03-06-21, 07:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,068
Posted By bwilli88

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Belt drive crankset from a Miyata Mist step thru single speed....
03-05-21, 12:09 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,143
Posted By SJX426

One of the reasons, though not a big one, why I...

One of the reasons, though not a big one, why I picked Campagnolo Ergos. Replacing looping brake cable for looping shift cables didn't make sense to me....
03-04-21, 11:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,303
Posted By 79pmooney

Matthieu van der Poel hit a car with that...

Matthieu van der Poel hit a car with that handlebar days before the race. He/the mechanic chose not to change it out. Bad call. Canyon is pulling out all the stops on damage control. Good for them...
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