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Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-22, 09:01 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,737
Posted By WhyFi

What was said was in reference to pacelines....

What was said was in reference to pacelines. Larry doesn't seem to understand the difference between a paceline and a group. Shocking, I know.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-22, 01:37 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,590
Posted By majmt

Thanks for posting. I smacked hard into the back...

Thanks for posting. I smacked hard into the back of a mail delivery truck. I don’t feel quite as stupid now.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-21, 05:50 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 10,513
Posted By LarrySellerz

Sounds like I should get foot retention thanks...

Sounds like I should get foot retention thanks guys
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-21, 03:35 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 14,981
Posted By guadzilla

You forgot the most important thing of all: ...

You forgot the most important thing of all: look like Lance.
06-30-21, 07:00 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 9,525
Posted By shelbyfv

I think you get a free "Foreign Legion" flap cap...

I think you get a free "Foreign Legion" flap cap with each 'bent purchased.
06-29-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 9,525
Posted By Koyote

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/400x400/ca58eee5_89f6_4555_87da_5eff0e675d98_67bd6f43041e4ab136eba3ae1a664bc53e8d383f.png
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-21, 08:35 AM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 271,757
Posted By seypat

Here you go. I picked this up yesterday evening....

Here you go. I picked this up yesterday evening. Haven't even cleaned it up yet. Same basic color as the Specialized. Even with the ratty, old tires/bar tape and wired Cateye computer, it's still...
06-22-21, 04:15 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 32,390
Posted By Eric F

Very cool!! Thank for sharing that. :)

Very cool!! Thank for sharing that. :)
06-22-21, 03:35 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 32,390
Posted By Hiro11

I love this movie. It's a terrific movie about...

I love this movie. It's a terrific movie about young men transitioning into adulthood, right when responsibility and reality start to bite. It captures that period when you start to figure out who...
06-11-21, 06:05 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,108
Posted By indyfabz

She was only 13.

She was only 13.
06-10-21, 06:24 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,184
Posted By SoSmellyAir

This is a prime example of diligence in following...

This is a prime example of diligence in following up. If only my former assistant was half this diligent, she would not have become my former assistant.
06-10-21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 32,390
Posted By Eric F

IMO, it has aged just fine. It's no longer a...

IMO, it has aged just fine. It's no longer a modern story, but rather a story told about characters from some decades ago. However, the themes you highlight are still current.

I'm still working...
06-10-21, 06:31 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,108
Posted By Phil_gretz

"...big hitter, the Lama..."

"...big hitter, the Lama..."
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-21, 02:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,343
Posted By SoSmellyAir

It probably was. Like Eddy Merckx sort of said,...

It probably was. Like Eddy Merckx sort of said, don't buy upgrades, buy a house on top of a hill.
05-18-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,470
Posted By shelbyfv

Yep, probably a real surprise coming from a bunch...

Yep, probably a real surprise coming from a bunch of "corksniffers." :troll:
05-18-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,470
Posted By tkamd73

So reading this entire thread, impressive novel...

So reading this entire thread, impressive novel VintageSchwinn, it would seem to me, that the cheap entity rides the 25 dollar bike, whilst the frugal one rides the 15 year old, 1000 dollar bike....
05-17-21, 08:14 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,184
Posted By oldbobcat

Listen to your wife.

Listen to your wife.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-21, 01:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,501
Posted By ksryder

I'm not sure what I love more -- the fact that OP...

I'm not sure what I love more -- the fact that OP came back after 18 years to update us that the frame had a crack, that someone took the opportunity to call someone else out on their claim from 18...
05-10-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 32,390
Posted By ksryder

Instructions unclear. Walked into a sandblasting...

Instructions unclear. Walked into a sandblasting booth naked and now the cops are talking to me.
05-10-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 32,390
Posted By ksryder

[/s] Specialized used to put out some fun...

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Specialized used to put out some fun videos on youtube where they tested various things in their wind tunnel, that's basically where they proved that there is a small-but-not-insignificant...
05-10-21, 09:44 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,184
Posted By superdex

Okay, it's Monday. I feel like I'm waiting on...

Okay, it's Monday. I feel like I'm waiting on election results.... How'd it go?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-21, 07:08 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,044
Posted By Eric F

That's how I would describe the area just north...

That's how I would describe the area just north of my belt line.
05-09-21, 02:47 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 32,390
Posted By Lazyass

I started climbing with my hands in the drops...

I started climbing with my hands in the drops because I saw him do that.
05-08-21, 11:27 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 32,390
Posted By 70sSanO

It's the wind on your face. Between my surfing,...

It's the wind on your face. Between my surfing, which is now few and far between, and my cycling it is a real circle of life. Looking back over the eras of my life from the reckless abandon, to the...
05-08-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 32,390
Posted By Koyote

I used to ride with a guy who made his own. His...

I used to ride with a guy who made his own. His nickname was "Buffalo Bill."
05-08-21, 10:08 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 32,390
Posted By GhostRider62

I remember doing a 400k brevet and the four of us...

I remember doing a 400k brevet and the four of us were approaching a rider kitted out in the finest team skinsuit,everything all matching and clean, best TT bike, best wheels, just top of the line. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-21, 10:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,402
Posted By LarrySellerz

I never pass ebikes, draft those dudes all day.

I never pass ebikes, draft those dudes all day.
05-06-21, 02:51 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 32,390
Posted By spdntrxi

pimping aint easy

pimping aint easy
05-06-21, 01:15 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 32,390
Posted By Rolla

Apparently, the sport is called circling.

Apparently, the sport is called circling.
05-06-21, 01:03 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 32,390
Posted By msu2001la

I'm more of a "wanna be Giro" type of rider,...

I'm more of a "wanna be Giro" type of rider, myself.
05-04-21, 07:44 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,184
Posted By jesnow

So far I have had 11 very helpful posts in this...

So far I have had 11 very helpful posts in this thread, ones that told me things I didn't already know. I want to thank pdlamb, 70San0 79Pmooner, THook and UrbanKnight for thinking about my question...
05-04-21, 01:28 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,184
Posted By superdex

Don't sand. Get out your spoke wrench and...

Don't sand.

Get out your spoke wrench and tighten everything 2 turns. Poof, you've shrunk your radius. You're welcome.
05-04-21, 06:15 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,184
Posted By shelbyfv

I now fully support OP trying this.:thumb:

I now fully support OP trying this.:thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-21, 09:27 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 8,002
Posted By noodle soup

Does rotating weight really matter? it depends

Does rotating weight really matter?
it depends
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-21, 08:21 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,952
Posted By eduskator

But what's ''right''? That is the question!

But what's ''right''? That is the question!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-21, 06:42 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,952
Posted By guachi

We're coasting because we put out 400 Watts and...

We're coasting because we put out 400 Watts and have to wait for losers to get out of our way when we MUP race.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,952
Posted By Zaskar

My only use for loud hubs is for diplomatically...

My only use for loud hubs is for diplomatically letting the guy in front know he needs to roll off.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-21, 07:25 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 15,829
Posted By Reflector Guy

Indeed it is. Link:...

Indeed it is. Link: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004V9GOMY/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o08_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

I upgraded the pickups and lined the body cavities and the underside of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-21, 08:39 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 15,829
Posted By Rodrigo Kenobi

That video is all kinds of awesome.

That video is all kinds of awesome.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-21, 04:07 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,358
Posted By tomato coupe

No, those forums are way too political. All heck...

No, those forums are way too political. All heck would break loose once someone realized it was an imported frame.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 15,829
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​To each his own. What ruffles feathers is...

​​​​​​To each his own. What ruffles feathers is when you ask for advice, and then tell the people who took time to help you that they're wrong. And should be afraid of their bike because you are.
...
04-20-21, 07:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,588
Posted By 63rickert

Fausto Coppi’s tailor was Vittore Gianni....

Fausto Coppi’s tailor was Vittore Gianni. Everything you ever saw him wear, on or off the bike, came from the one tailor shop. Best advertising slogan ever — “You’re no salami with Gianni.”

Sonny...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 271,757
Posted By Eric F

Not on my eyeballs.

Not on my eyeballs.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-21, 12:12 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 15,829
Posted By Mojo31

You realize don't you that in a crash you are...

You realize don't you that in a crash you are better off with more mass. Would you rather be in a crash in a Suburban or a Miata?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-21, 10:57 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 14,158
Posted By Mojo31

Best and most recent review on Amazon about what...

Best and most recent review on Amazon about what he bought:

I BOUGHT THIS BIKE AND PUT 20 MILES ON IT THE CHAIN GOT BEND AND THE DERAILLEUR BROKE
THE MANUFACTURER SENT ME NEW PART FROM CHINA...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 15,829
Posted By smashndash

I guess I'll be the devil's advocate here. ...

I guess I'll be the devil's advocate here.

I've owned a walmart bike. It was great for what I did with it - ride it around my apartment complex.

My friend owned a GMC amazon bike - basically a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 14,158
Posted By Mojo31

I would never do such a thing.

I would never do such a thing.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-21, 10:28 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 15,829
Posted By Mojo31

Cool bike!

Cool bike!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 15,829
Posted By ericcox

I really hope these bikes work out for you. For...

I really hope these bikes work out for you. For limited riding, they very well might. When people were reacting about the quality of these bikes, it wasn't a shot at you; it was an attempt to explain...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 15,829
Posted By motopokep

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