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10-05-22, 12:14 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 903
Posted By SurferRosa

After reading this, most English language...

After reading this, most English language speakers would assume you are pondering removal of the small chainring from your bikes.
10-04-22, 11:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,432
Posted By SurferRosa

Probably a good thing there isn't a component...

Probably a good thing there isn't a component called a knob.
10-04-22, 11:29 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 903
Posted By SurferRosa

80 percent in the 52/53t. Only in the 42/39t when...

80 percent in the 52/53t. Only in the 42/39t when climbing.

40-50 percent for my grocery getter.
10-04-22, 09:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By SurferRosa

There's a thread for that. ...

There's a thread for that.

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/561211-ebay-craigslist-finds-you-looking-one-these-part-ii-2869.html
10-04-22, 03:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 208
Posted By SurferRosa

:foo: Hope your actual cycling comes easier than...

:foo: Hope your actual cycling comes easier than your indoor coordination. :thumb:
10-04-22, 10:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 208
Posted By SurferRosa

:foo: That doesn't make any sense to me. ...

:foo: That doesn't make any sense to me.

Another great reason to use 11 loose balls. :thumb:
10-04-22, 12:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 235
Posted By SurferRosa

MichaelVa ... 1. Get thread moved to c&v ...

MichaelVa ...

1. Get thread moved to c&v
2. Remove the aero bars.
3. Take lots of detailed photos of your beautiful bike.
4. Post photos here. :thumb:
10-03-22, 11:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 455
Posted By SurferRosa

I searched Google for "that supple guy from...

I searched Google for "that supple guy from YouTube."

https://youtu.be/dXcFFNx0_g8
10-03-22, 07:54 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,768
Posted By SurferRosa

While I doubt this behavior has any impact on my...

While I doubt this behavior has any impact on my cycling activity, the ubiquitous waft of skunk has become sort of obnoxious. (And I'm one who lights up at home.)

Until recently, it had been years...
10-02-22, 09:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 363
Posted By SurferRosa

Later modified with cartridge bearings? :foo:

Later modified with cartridge bearings? :foo:
10-02-22, 06:10 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,768
Posted By SurferRosa

Bomb down NE Perkins Way! That'll get your blood...

Bomb down NE Perkins Way! That'll get your blood pumpin'. :thumb:
10-02-22, 10:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 776
Posted By SurferRosa

And "do I look fat in this?"

And "do I look fat in this?"
10-02-22, 08:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 468
Posted By SurferRosa

​​​​​Air quality really hasn't been an issue this...

​​​​​Air quality really hasn't been an issue this summer. Maybe one morning for me in north Seattle. I think it was last year we had a rougher go of it, both with air quality and that repressive...
10-02-22, 07:46 AM
Replies: 71,780
Views: 11,677,523
Posted By SurferRosa

Oops. So close. Sometimes, the answer is right in...

Oops. So close. Sometimes, the answer is right in front of you. :lol:
10-01-22, 09:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 475
Posted By SurferRosa

Yep, it doesn't get any easier than using Google...

Yep, it doesn't get any easier than using Google Lens.
09-30-22, 09:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 519
Posted By SurferRosa

I think the favorites of the c&v forum are the...

I think the favorites of the c&v forum are the '70s and '80s mid-level road bikes with some pizzazz, like the Motobécane Grand Record. That's a bike that looks just right with a rear rack and some...
09-30-22, 01:21 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 23,497
Posted By SurferRosa

Yes, I threw a paper for two different printers,...

Yes, I threw a paper for two different printers, and I got canned from both jobs. The first was clearly my fault. I just couldn't wake up consistently before 6am. But I fault a dog for my next...
Replies: 638
Views: 259,510
Posted By SurferRosa

Lighting and composition important for...

Lighting and composition important for photography???

Who woulda thought?!?!
09-29-22, 11:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 266
Posted By SurferRosa

Brush up on the concept of o.l.d. here: ...

Brush up on the concept of o.l.d. here:

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/frame-spacing.html

If I were to guess, yours is 126mm in the rear, and you're using a 6-speed freewheel, not a cassette.
09-29-22, 11:25 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 1,937
Posted By SurferRosa

There's a lot of truth in this. If you're blowing...

There's a lot of truth in this. If you're blowing your schnozzle a lot while riding, you might want to take stock. May be time to consume more edibles and less pipe. :innocent:
09-29-22, 05:24 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 2,624
Posted By SurferRosa

I don't know if that works for bears or not, but...

I don't know if that works for bears or not, but I do know it does not work for cougars. Do not run.
...
09-29-22, 05:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 572
Posted By SurferRosa

:wtf:

:wtf:
09-29-22, 12:29 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,251
Posted By SurferRosa

Wo. When I spend two hours on one, I think...

Wo. When I spend two hours on one, I think that's a lot of time.
Replies: 21
Views: 405
Posted By SurferRosa

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
09-28-22, 08:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 572
Posted By SurferRosa

I like these brute force methods ... but let it...

I like these brute force methods ... but let it soak first.
09-28-22, 07:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 924
Posted By SurferRosa

Wendy's once asked, "where's the beef?" and...

Wendy's once asked, "where's the beef?" and everyone laughed and ate meat.
09-28-22, 12:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 518
Posted By SurferRosa

https://youtu.be/DU_Gd623HJo I recognize...

https://youtu.be/DU_Gd623HJo

I recognize Carl Spackler. Not sure who the jerk on the right is.
Replies: 13
Views: 395
Posted By SurferRosa

The very best advice anyone could ever give you...

The very best advice anyone could ever give you on this topic is to borrow a camera.
09-28-22, 10:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 157
Posted By SurferRosa

I recommend the Sunrace all-chromed 7-speed...

I recommend the Sunrace all-chromed 7-speed freewheels from eBay, like this one:
...
09-28-22, 10:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 416
Posted By SurferRosa

Is that a child's frame?

Is that a child's frame?
09-28-22, 10:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 553
Posted By SurferRosa

That's true with rims (IME). I tried it once with...

That's true with rims (IME). I tried it once with a rim, and it simply wasn't worth all the trouble. And who wants to keep a deanodized rim polished and looking perfect? That's a component that...
09-28-22, 10:23 AM
Replies: 71,780
Views: 11,677,523
Posted By SurferRosa

All Victory. ✌️

All Victory. ✌️
09-27-22, 08:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 257
Posted By SurferRosa

Based on your avatar, I can tell you're biased.

Based on your avatar, I can tell you're biased.
09-27-22, 06:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 572
Posted By SurferRosa

Leave it. :lol:

Leave it. :lol:
09-27-22, 01:20 PM
Replies: 71,780
Views: 11,677,523
Posted By SurferRosa

Romani SLX frameset $400 ...

Romani SLX frameset $400

https://images.craigslist.org/00A0A_5OSWkE1sR7hz_0kE0uY_1200x900.jpg
https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/bop/7535409949.html
09-27-22, 01:01 PM
Replies: 71,780
Views: 11,677,523
Posted By SurferRosa

Looks like parts of four Univegas for $60. One...

Looks like parts of four Univegas for $60. One has a Campy triple attached to it.

https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/bik/7537804553.html
09-27-22, 12:55 PM
09-27-22, 12:09 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,375
Posted By SurferRosa

I loose mine every morning. Like clockwork....

I loose mine every morning. Like clockwork. :thumb:
09-26-22, 11:55 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 2,624
Posted By SurferRosa

Good. Paint your bike already. Be sure to post...

Good. Paint your bike already. Be sure to post the pics. :thumb:
09-26-22, 07:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 236
Posted By SurferRosa

Now I understand why you wouldn't just make more...

Now I understand why you wouldn't just make more trips with a lighter load. Maybe time for a home garden and either delivery or car share.
09-26-22, 07:25 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,879
Posted By SurferRosa

https://images.fineartamerica.com/images/artworkim...

https://images.fineartamerica.com/images/artworkimages/mediumlarge/3/a-bad-dream-carolita-johnson.jpg
09-26-22, 07:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,355
Posted By SurferRosa

eBay, the c&v members of bikeforums, and whoever...

eBay, the c&v members of bikeforums, and whoever has the best price on tires.
09-26-22, 06:19 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,168
Posted By SurferRosa

Have you never been mellow?

Have you never been mellow?
09-26-22, 02:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 609
Posted By SurferRosa

Have you priced them?

Have you priced them?
09-25-22, 11:08 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 2,624
Posted By SurferRosa

Go back and count. It's not "most." I'm not...

Go back and count. It's not "most."

I'm not really sure what you want. If you think your idea will be successful, do it. Someone was kind enough to point you in the direction of decals instead of...
Replies: 2
Views: 111
Posted By SurferRosa

Was that post meant for Appraisals?

Was that post meant for Appraisals?
09-25-22, 10:43 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 2,624
Posted By SurferRosa

Strange. I thought all the comments were exactly...

Strange. I thought all the comments were exactly on point. :foo:
09-25-22, 06:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 179
Posted By SurferRosa

1/8" bearings in a rear freewheel hub? Even...

1/8" bearings in a rear freewheel hub?

Even a Helicomatic uses larger balls, and they're tiny compared to the normal 1/4".
09-25-22, 02:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,101
Posted By SurferRosa

It's 2022. If you can't post a simple photo, why...

It's 2022. If you can't post a simple photo, why would anyone expect you to successfully sell, pack and ship an expensive bike?
09-25-22, 02:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 461
Posted By SurferRosa

It's *the* concept in how a bicycle works. Look...

It's *the* concept in how a bicycle works. Look at every rotating component.
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