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Forum: Foo
05-23-22, 08:39 AM
Replies: 12,274
Views: 2,650,645
Posted By Polaris OBark

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Replies: 23
Views: 596
Posted By rccardr

Clearly this bike has a lot of sentimental value...

Clearly this bike has a lot of sentimental value for you. It's been a good friend for many years.
Would suggest that you take some time to clean it up nicely, remove the seat cover, replace the bar...
Forum: Foo
05-13-22, 05:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 196
Posted By ahsposo

Of course I've never understood signing up for...

Of course I've never understood signing up for Bike Forums only to post in Foo. I'd probably been a member for six months before I posted here. Now, after 12 years I never post in the "real" forums...
04-25-22, 08:20 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,974
Posted By Mojo31

It seemed to work for Ferris Bueller. Until...

It seemed to work for Ferris Bueller.

Until it didn't.
Forum: Foo
04-10-22, 09:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 531
Posted By roundypndr

What was the company's name, and where was this...

What was the company's name, and where was this car parked at, so I can park one of my relics there. :lol:
Forum: Foo
04-06-22, 09:09 AM
Replies: 8,225
Views: 1,723,112
Posted By ahsposo

OMG! A BMW Fiero!

OMG! A BMW Fiero!
Forum: Foo
04-01-22, 10:59 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 777
Posted By indyfabz

Cool story. I can count on one hand's worth of...

Cool story. I can count on one hand's worth of fingers the number of times I have eaten from Subway. The first time was back in 2000 during a bike tour from Seattle to Cortez, CO. I got a sandwich...
Forum: Foo
03-11-22, 06:58 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,610
Posted By downtube42

Bernie Madoff wore a tie. He was an embezzler,...

Bernie Madoff wore a tie. He was an embezzler, liar, and a cheat.
All these men wearing ties are emulating their hero.
If they don't want to be treated like criminals, they should dress like...
Forum: Foo
02-21-22, 06:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 539
Posted By Rigsson

(Photo) Darn these modern women

Recently got a cycling related stereo card from 1899. Thought the people here might like a bit of vintage humor.
...
02-19-22, 12:40 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 42,556
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

We said a sad goodbye to our old faithful friend,...

We said a sad goodbye to our old faithful friend, indeed family member, Bella, last month. Never truly considered how much she was a part of the daily fabric of our life until she was gone, so it...
Forum: Foo
02-10-22, 10:58 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,609
Posted By dedhed

There went my daily form of entertainment.

There went my daily form of entertainment.
Forum: Foo
01-18-22, 12:24 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,688
Posted By 3alarmer

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Forum: Foo
01-16-22, 05:55 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,649
Posted By thook

ha!! first time i saw dizzy with his cheeks...

ha!! first time i saw dizzy with his cheeks puffed, i have to admit, i found it startling. but, man....what a horn player
Forum: Foo
01-16-22, 05:40 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,649
Posted By SurferRosa

sorta like Dizzy Gillespie?

sorta like Dizzy Gillespie?
Forum: Foo
01-13-22, 10:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 718
Posted By Kat12

I think what he's saying is that the brother...

I think what he's saying is that the brother bought a house to fix up, and OP is advising him to consult a pro for advice, and the brother is refusing to do so. And I assume OP is going to have to...
01-11-22, 05:45 PM
Replies: 21,069
Views: 3,926,699
Posted By madpogue

^^^^^ Clueless seller even needs an indicator of...

^^^^^ Clueless seller even needs an indicator of what room s/he's in.......
Forum: Foo
01-09-22, 11:51 AM
Replies: 12,274
Views: 2,650,645
Posted By cb400bill

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Forum: Foo
01-05-22, 04:19 AM
Replies: 9,709
Views: 1,527,102
Posted By chewybrian

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01-04-22, 09:37 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,057
Posted By shelbyfv

You can also use a Dremel with cutting wheel for...

You can also use a Dremel with cutting wheel for housing. You may have to punch out the melted stuff with something pointy.
01-01-22, 01:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 365
Posted By mrv

plus one on this My vintage-y bikes...

plus one on this

My vintage-y bikes typically use M5 fasteners for rack mounts and threaded bosses. M5 typically comes in two thread pitches 0.8mm and 0.5mm. I have never seen a 0.5mm pitch used...
Forum: Foo
01-01-22, 11:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 441
Posted By tyrion

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gaoJbMOUkcE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gaoJbMOUkcE
01-01-22, 08:19 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 23,250
Posted By JohnDThompson

Campagnolo did come to Waterloo in the mid 80s....

Campagnolo did come to Waterloo in the mid 80s. Valentino Campagnolo and representatives from Cinelli and Columbus came for a factory tour. I happened to be wearing a Campagnolo t-shirt when they...
12-25-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 930
Posted By robertj298

I delivered mail for 36 years and up until the...

I delivered mail for 36 years and up until the past couple years the service had been great With new Postmaster
and COVID the service took a big hit. The postmaster trying to cut back on costs at...
12-23-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 930
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

Postal Speed!

My Planet Bike light died Monday. Emailed them and they offered me a replacement despite the age of the light. Why sure, why not? ! They sent me a new one Tuesday via USPS. It made it to my door in...
Forum: Foo
12-12-21, 01:18 PM
Replies: 12,274
Views: 2,650,645
Posted By DiabloScott

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This is freaking me out a little.
How do people even think of things like this?
Forum: Foo
12-07-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 12,274
Views: 2,650,645
Posted By Shimagnolo

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Forum: Foo
11-28-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 12,274
Views: 2,650,645
Posted By DesmoDog

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Forum: Introductions
11-25-21, 08:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,016
Posted By Cratecruncher

First Bike In Over Forty Years

Yep, it's been a while since that Raleigh 10 speed back in 1978. I got my license to drive and never got on one again. That is until just recently when I started walking the neighborhood to get...
Forum: Foo
11-25-21, 06:05 PM
Replies: 12,274
Views: 2,650,645
Posted By Dan Burkhart

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11-19-21, 08:00 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,691
Posted By Siu Blue Wind

I scream "WATCH OUT WATCH OUT WATCH OUT NO...

I scream "WATCH OUT WATCH OUT WATCH OUT NO BRAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAKES!!!" And they split like the Red Sea.
Forum: Foo
11-17-21, 04:12 AM
Replies: 12,274
Views: 2,650,645
Posted By chewybrian

"Is this Mr. Plow?" "Uh, no. This is Tony...

"Is this Mr. Plow?"

"Uh, no. This is Tony Plow, from 'Leave it to Beaver'"

https://i.imgur.com/zQuVVxv.jpg
Forum: Foo
11-09-21, 05:56 AM
Replies: 12,274
Views: 2,650,645
Posted By Dan Burkhart

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Forum: Foo
11-08-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 9,709
Views: 1,527,102
Posted By chewybrian

They call this the "bike bus". They have a...

They call this the "bike bus". They have a designated route and times, with parents and crossing guards along for the ride, and people meet up and join in along the way.
...
11-07-21, 11:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 413
Posted By Moe Zhoost

It's always a pleasure to read about successful...

It's always a pleasure to read about successful resolution to issues.
Forum: Foo
10-03-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,196
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...Humber is especially noted for their way...

.
...Humber is especially noted for their way cool chainring designs. :) Yours is no exception.
Forum: Foo
08-22-21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,094
Posted By skijor

From the Soob Outback forum: "In the past,...

From the Soob Outback forum:
"In the past, there used to be a 'proportioning valve' which always fed less hydraulic pressure to the rear brakes. This was a reliable design that simply forced the...
08-17-21, 06:07 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,376
Posted By cb400bill

We're not an airport. No need to announce your...

We're not an airport. No need to announce your departure.
08-04-21, 10:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 635
Posted By Miele Man

Thank you for letting us know that the problem...

Thank you for letting us know that the problem was resolved.

Cheers
Forum: Foo
08-01-21, 07:54 AM
Replies: 12,274
Views: 2,650,645
Posted By mirfi

Gios, this triggered a memory. My father had a...

Gios, this triggered a memory. My father had a 1959 Chevrolet Impala. It was Honda Accord/Toyota Camry of the day. 283ci, three on the tree, metal dash board, drum brakes, single master cylinder, non...
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,023
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

You can keep your land line telephone number and...

You can keep your land line telephone number and stop paying for a land line account by transferring the number to a smartphone device. If you want to keep the telephone number that is already...
06-28-21, 08:28 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,580
Posted By cb400bill

Well, the good part is after your little rant...

Well, the good part is after your little rant you’re now one post closer to ten.
Forum: Foo
06-20-21, 03:33 AM
Replies: 668
Views: 70,264
Posted By genec

Florida man allegedly pulls a gun on Starbucks...

Florida man allegedly pulls a gun on Starbucks employee over botched order, but not on just any employee
https://www.foxnews.com/us/florida-man-starbucks-waves-gun-police-chiefs-daughter.amp
Forum: Foo
05-23-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,911
Posted By TCollen

I like the Grateful Dead (69, 72, 77 ​​​​​​YES!)...

I like the Grateful Dead (69, 72, 77 ​​​​​​YES!) so I hope I can get away with this old joke ->
Q: What did the Deadhead say when the drugs wore off?
A: This music sucks!
Replies: 12
Views: 2,235
Posted By DenBoy

I'm in my 80's, and I use a "cowboy" mount &...

I'm in my 80's, and I use a "cowboy" mount & dismount to help me clear the seat. That extra 6" makes such a difference that I use that mount almost exclusively. The rolling dismount takes a little...
Forum: Foo
04-09-21, 04:46 AM
Replies: 12,274
Views: 2,650,645
Posted By ahsposo

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04-06-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,601
Posted By mr_bill

Just to remind people of this friendly reminder,...

Just to remind people of this friendly reminder, which I forget sometimes.

If someone keeps trying to inject partisan politics into this conversation, we don't have to feed that distraction.
...
Forum: Foo
03-17-21, 11:18 PM
Replies: 12,274
Views: 2,650,645
Posted By jan230

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03-15-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,025
Posted By Eric F

Another option...Throw the cap in the trash. ...

Another option...Throw the cap in the trash. They aren't really necessary.
03-03-21, 09:46 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,601
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Especially given COVID demonstrating to lots of...

Especially given COVID demonstrating to lots of businesses the waste of needing commuters and expensive office buildings.



Simple. Don't elect people to office who think this is a true-ism....
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