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06-18-22, 08:21 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,053
Posted By rossiny

Pressure

This talk about pressure. Brings me back to the mid 80s. When we had sew-ups. We'd pump them up to over 120 psi, for the club rides when we were trying to be racers 😄😆. What were we 🤔 thinking.....
06-12-22, 07:03 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 52,274
Posted By rossiny

correct, that and walking or biking.

correct, that and walking or biking.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-22, 08:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,601
Posted By rossiny

😄😄😄Awe come on now, any day you can get on a bike...

😄😄😄Awe come on now, any day you can get on a bike a ride is a good day. I got out of riding for a long, long time , because I hated the getting up at 4am to torture yourself and try and beat the...
06-11-22, 07:37 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 52,274
Posted By rossiny

I made a mistake, its "only" 17million cars are...

I made a mistake, its "only" 17million cars are sold annually.
Boggles the mind, all polluting everday.everyday.everday.. they are in use.
I think our only solution at this point is to just repair...
06-11-22, 06:47 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 52,274
Posted By rossiny

Pretty deep how messed up the situation is. I...

Pretty deep how messed up the situation is.
I Googled , how many cars sold annually and it says 17,000,000 !!! The weird thing is all our jobs are directly, or indirectly connected to this business....
04-30-22, 10:10 PM
Replies: 2,126
Views: 449,048
Posted By rossiny

I hate that, , when the deal is so good you have...

I hate that, , when the deal is so good you have to buy it!!:notamused::lol:
04-30-22, 10:08 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 52,274
Posted By rossiny

Why

The original question, why did America give up on mass transit? Thats right in front of our noses. The roads were built for the car industry. When car, tire , and oil companies bought off rail lines,...
04-25-22, 06:44 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 57,908
Posted By rossiny

The stiffer bottom helps. I have ridden with...

The stiffer bottom helps. I have ridden with clipless, with toe clips, and cleats old school, with flats. It depends on what type of riding You do?
I'm going to try a regular cycling shoe with just...
04-16-22, 09:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 997
Posted By rossiny

Great post.

I have been thinking of lights as well as getting a Gravel/ touring bike , even though I have some neat vintage touring . The thought of a Gunnar new one appeals to me.. any pics of lights and bike.
04-16-22, 09:12 PM
Replies: 69,610
Views: 11,298,799
Posted By rossiny

Paramount anniversary

https://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/bop/d/chicago-57cm-new-1988-paramount-50th/7461714606.html
any one know anything about this? Ad is unclear , is it SL, SLX, where made ?
04-15-22, 09:31 AM
Replies: 3,056
Views: 339,198
Posted By rossiny

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Poofy the enforcer, no mouse in the house allowed..
04-12-22, 12:59 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,909
Posted By rossiny

What "mass transportation system "??

What "mass transportation system "??
04-11-22, 02:02 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,909
Posted By rossiny

Very interesting

I find this topic very relevant in what has happened to society. The reason cars are so convenient is because every facet of life is built around cars. Just think how we cater to this one product....
04-11-22, 01:47 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 7,679
Posted By rossiny

Very interesting the stuff you learn here!! I...

Very interesting the stuff you learn here!! I never knew about this enclosed system. I always wonder about this also. Why not improve quality or design . Like even something simple like bearings or...
04-11-22, 01:34 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 7,679
Posted By rossiny

Brifters

Brifters to me is high tech. I have one bike with them , on my 90s Basso titanium. All the rest are vintage mountain or road steel bikes .
now never say never . I may still by a new bike for...
04-11-22, 01:04 AM
Replies: 2,126
Views: 449,048
Posted By rossiny

Gave away

Oh why did I give my cappela lugged away?? I gave mine away to a friend at the time .. never should have
03-30-22, 09:32 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,080
Posted By rossiny

terrible

man cars have become a nightmare. The cost is mind boggling. why not just send the ticket in the mail.? With the tech today is very easy..
The driver pulled over could have lost his life , and...
03-30-22, 09:25 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,937
Posted By rossiny

ah ha

ah ha , so toe overlap can be a problem.!!?? on a touring bike lets just say I prefer not to have it. I gave away mw Schwinn Voyaguer that had it. I even told the guy about it who took it. I bought...
03-26-22, 07:27 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,937
Posted By rossiny

Best post.

I agree 100 %. 100, my road/race bike i bought new in 1984 was a Rossin Record all super record had like 1/2 inch of clearance. If Rossin could do it correctly why can't it be done now. Why have a...
03-24-22, 08:32 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,937
Posted By rossiny

I never understood this toe thing , until I...

I never understood this toe thing , until I bought a Casati Ellis. It was a wonderful bike , but I just didn't understand why my Rossin Record i bought new in 1985 about had no overlap but the Casati...
03-24-22, 07:47 PM
Replies: 502
Views: 90,329
Posted By rossiny

Hey bro. I have a green Voyageur and a grey...

Hey bro. I have a green Voyageur and a grey Passage . Didn't know they came in red. My Voyageur seems all original, but still haven't gotten around to putting new grease etc. Still haven't road the...
03-19-22, 07:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,942
Posted By rossiny

Need info

I will read through the threads later. On your original post, you said you quite your job and parking cars.
Are you able to retire , or did you decide you couldn't keep the same job?
If you are...
03-09-22, 02:46 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,080
Posted By rossiny

Terrible

hard to watch. Maybe they will start just sending you a video in your mail and verify you speeding with plates and a ticket. Distracted driving lately is scarey . I saw a lady other day pass me with...
03-01-22, 05:02 AM
Replies: 780
Views: 258,887
Posted By rossiny

Cost of infrastructure/ cost of polluting

I agree, when you factor in the cost of taxes spent on road building and the infrastructure needed to build roads for cars and have everything in our world cater to cars, its mind boggling!
Replies: 18
Views: 1,069
Posted By rossiny

Nice find

I have one in white I found at Play It Again Sports store. I bought it because I like the way the rear stays curve around the seat tube ......
01-30-22, 10:25 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 58,103
Posted By rossiny

Seamstress

My mom also was a professional seamstress. The machine she brought with her from Italy was a Necchi . You could use it buy manually moving a paddle on the bottom, or electric motor. She sewed all my...
Replies: 15
Views: 584
Posted By rossiny

Thanks for info. anyone know anything on this...

Thanks for info.
anyone know anything on this brand or model.
I'm a bit of collector, just wordering if should add to collection. He also wants to take the brooks, which would be ok. I think he...
Replies: 15
Views: 584
Posted By rossiny

Whats it worth? . I know depending on variables, ...

Whats it worth? . I know depending on variables,
Yes, I think fits , but will have to check. Different bikes fit different.
Replies: 15
Views: 584
Posted By rossiny

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Replies: 15
Views: 584
Posted By rossiny

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Replies: 15
Views: 584
Posted By rossiny

Pics

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01-30-22, 06:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,582
Posted By rossiny

Bad choice

I've seen this first hand on a bike path.. I rounded the corner on my bike, an older couple was walking in the opposite direction.. i almost collided had i not reacted at last minute reflex. I had...
Replies: 15
Views: 584
Posted By rossiny

This one has internal shifter cables. He says...

This one has internal shifter cables. He says he's not sure if is Athena or Chorus gruppo. Possibly can have him send clearer pics on the bike.
Replies: 15
Views: 584
Posted By rossiny

This one has internal shifter cables. He says...

This one has internal shifter cables. He says he's not sure if is Athena or Chorus gruppo. Possibly can have him send clearer pics on the bike.
01-29-22, 08:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,582
Posted By rossiny

Hard to watch.

Why would they build a bike bath going in the wrong direction. As a driver you would not expect this. He was very lucky the driver was able to react and stop after initial contact.. thank God..
Replies: 15
Views: 584
Posted By rossiny

Olympia special superleggere

Any info on this bike. I never have heard of this nor value$. Its listed as Athena gruppo, but thinks it Chorus. Sorry no clear pics. It came up locally not to far from me.
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01-17-22, 12:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,566
Posted By rossiny

One is available locally , good price, frame and...

One is available locally , good price, frame and paint look good . Its orange. I have too many bikes already , but its tempting, such a deal they asking $100
Replies: 8
Views: 710
Posted By rossiny

Not a penny

Well in that case , I wouldn't give you a penny for it...
01-05-22, 10:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,184
Posted By rossiny

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. So heres the...
Forum: Commuting
01-03-22, 10:14 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,948
Posted By rossiny

Over 50 miles a day ? Wow. Another thing is your...

Over 50 miles a day ? Wow. Another thing is your route .are you on a safe road, bike trail, weather etc. . I wonder if anyone in the Netherlands does this dailey being they have such great bike...
01-03-22, 10:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,399
Posted By rossiny

Outside

I hope its all done outside?
01-01-22, 03:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,582
Posted By rossiny

Move to Holland

I'm surprised we don't all move to Holland. The town im in now in SE Wisconsin is surprisingly bikeable. However about 15 + years ago in Chicago suburbia, no way could you bike or commute on roads...
Replies: 12
Views: 676
Posted By rossiny

Relative

Everything is relative to the buyer. Does the buyer place a priority on original almost unused bike and mint frame etc, or is his priority buying a bike that doesn't need money in service repairs....
12-31-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 998
Posted By rossiny

Woah

if you bought this new .. I take my hat off to you.
I bought Schwin continental new. Then a Rossin Record 1984 I think. Sold both..
12-31-21, 06:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,221
Posted By rossiny

correct, when I lived in Chicago they made the...

correct, when I lived in Chicago they made the center of Irving Park rd into planters. I was driving by and they were preparing the middle of the road for these planters. A back hoe was digging, ...
Forum: Foo
12-31-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 8,239
Views: 1,729,457
Posted By rossiny

60 mpg I'm guessing . Why we didn't start in the...

60 mpg I'm guessing . Why we didn't start in the 1970s when we had oil crisis. ? We could have built cities for small cars, bikes and public transit,
possibly linking cities with high speed rail....
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-21, 05:15 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 22,389
Posted By rossiny

Camaro

do I see a 1978 Camaro? I had a 1978 Z/28
12-30-21, 06:42 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,867
Posted By rossiny

Why

why would you have to forget about riding and wrenching to have a career??
Replies: 12
Views: 676
Posted By rossiny

I am sure others will chime in and I'm no Miyata...

I am sure others will chime in and I'm no Miyata expert. I will say that touring bikes are sought after ,so the 610 might have more value.
but couple hundreds bucks each I'm guessing...PS any rust...
12-27-21, 08:03 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,999
Posted By rossiny

A good bike, is one that I scored a good deal on,...

A good bike, is one that I scored a good deal on, from someone who bought the newest, latest ,greatest. Then set up to fit with comfortable pedals, seat , stem , handlebars etc. I've found as I got...
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