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08-26-23, 01:17 PM
Replies: 2,386
Views: 564,050
Posted By FBOATSB

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

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Had to pay $1 fine before the magistrate...
07-29-23, 10:48 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,110
Posted By FBOATSB

About a couple years ago many hundreds of Cobb...

About a couple years ago many hundreds of Cobb saddles were donated to Goodwill at several different localities. I suspected directly from Cobb. They were reselling those things in bulk and...
07-10-23, 12:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,711
Posted By FBOATSB

This: ...

This:
https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/600x600/oatey_pipe_hangers_33581_64_600_5c9912f59b712aecb0d2dc6a9f06a3005934dc91.jpg

Available any size they make pipe, at Most any...
06-14-23, 04:46 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,578
Posted By FBOATSB

Do cyclists have the right of way and can tell...

Do cyclists have the right of way and can tell peds to "get out of the way" on the MUPs in the SF Bay area? Just trying to learn here.
06-13-23, 05:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,043
Posted By FBOATSB

A double dork disc! :love:Have never noticed one...

A double dork disc! :love:Have never noticed one of those.
06-13-23, 05:38 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,919
Posted By FBOATSB

Pretty boring, as stated up above. Spent most...

Pretty boring, as stated up above.
Spent most of my adult life contracting at Military bases all over the Lower 48, many now closed. And this one I worked at off and on for 2.5 years in the '80s....
06-11-23, 05:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,668
Posted By FBOATSB

"Buy once, cry once" rhymes:hug:

"Buy once, cry once" rhymes:hug:
06-11-23, 12:37 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,675
Posted By FBOATSB

Bingo! Works with cone wrenches as well.

Bingo! Works with cone wrenches as well.
06-07-23, 09:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 777
Posted By FBOATSB

I would think your concern is totally unfounded...

I would think your concern is totally unfounded for anything as simple as a bicycle. That link of yours refers to high stress high speed bearings like in turbines that have to have zero flex. These...
05-30-23, 09:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 411
Posted By FBOATSB

Is this the one? ...

Is this the one?
https://winstonsalem.craigslist.org/bik/d/winston-salem-van-moof-s3-dutch/7626527741.html
If so, the ad is pretty wishy washy. Seems like a 2016 B Series three speed = not E bike?...
05-30-23, 05:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 454
Posted By FBOATSB

I thirsted for one of those brackets for my three...

I thirsted for one of those brackets for my three speed, then realized it would lead to me wanting the light, then realized that would lead to me wanting a power supply for said light. ($$$). Then I...
05-30-23, 05:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 454
Posted By FBOATSB

Ask for info in this long running thread....

Ask for info in this long running thread. https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/623699-love-english-3-speeds.html
05-30-23, 04:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 454
Posted By FBOATSB

Previously posted in 2020 Here...

Previously posted in 2020 Here (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1195756-looking-front-light-lamp-bracket.html)...
05-20-23, 10:13 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,617
Posted By FBOATSB

Pro tip: Don't yell "Misogyny!" When passing...

Pro tip: Don't yell "Misogyny!" When passing ladies.:hug:
05-13-23, 08:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,316
Posted By FBOATSB

Had no idea I was so offensive:(

Had no idea I was so offensive:(
05-11-23, 07:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,724
Posted By FBOATSB

Since the 50's I believe. Any time I see SLR...

Since the 50's I believe.
Any time I see SLR the first thing I think of is Single Lens Reflex Camera. That's what the cool kids had while I had the family Kodak Box Camera
05-11-23, 06:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,724
Posted By FBOATSB

Probably "Sport Light Racing".

Probably "Sport Light Racing".
05-05-23, 10:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,296
Posted By FBOATSB

The last Sears bike I had or have even seen since...

The last Sears bike I had or have even seen since the sixties, except pictures, was the Sears Spyder I bought with newspaper money and was stolen within days. Still haven't healed from that.
05-01-23, 11:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 561
Posted By FBOATSB

When I read "very narrow and have a weird bend"...

When I read "very narrow and have a weird bend" this is first thing my brain told me. Made by the millions back in the day. My favorite bars riding in the drops all day long.
OP? Is this what you...
04-30-23, 11:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,611
Posted By FBOATSB

Too many pics in a C&V thread? Does not...

Too many pics in a C&V thread?
Does not compute.:hug:
04-29-23, 06:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 885
Posted By FBOATSB

And let's not forget smartphone users like myself...

And let's not forget smartphone users like myself who see it this way: bottom left corner since you don't say which device you are using:thumb:
...
04-29-23, 02:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 501
Posted By FBOATSB

I'm guessing they've been out of the contract...

I'm guessing they've been out of the contract made mountain bike importing business for some time.
https://www.conquerequipment.com
04-27-23, 07:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 726
Posted By FBOATSB

While you're waiting for a response you can click...

While you're waiting for a response you can click on the membership button in your user control panel where it shows the expiration date of your membership.
04-25-23, 08:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,258
Posted By FBOATSB

Yes absolutely. That's why we were given this...

Yes absolutely. That's why we were given this Pills and Ills subforum to discuss all things medical and pharmaceutical related. And still ride a bike.
04-19-23, 09:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 975
Posted By FBOATSB

Crazyniko we welcome you to these forums and...

Crazyniko we welcome you to these forums and please be patient. It may take a little time for someone to come along that knows more about your Norco.
04-14-23, 01:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,762
Posted By FBOATSB

Endorsed by rodents

I was deathly ill in the hospital for a couple of months last summer and upon returning home I discovered a jar I left open on the work bench of home brew goose fat and beeswax that was completely...
04-11-23, 12:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 699
Posted By FBOATSB

Many years ago a guy I was hanging drywall with...

Many years ago a guy I was hanging drywall with was using a hammer to drive dry wall screws. I said Neal! Those are screws, not nails! He said "Naw, that's just for takin' 'em out".
03-31-23, 10:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,172
Posted By FBOATSB

Oh, gotcha. Maybe someone that lives in that area...

Oh, gotcha. Maybe someone that lives in that area can recommend something. Google Earth shows lots of LBS's up around there.
03-31-23, 10:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,172
Posted By FBOATSB

They already did very clearly in the OP. SE...

They already did very clearly in the OP. SE Chicago NW Indiana is just one big city. Has been forever. mara777 a good general rule of thumb is to call around or check websites of bike shops around...
03-31-23, 07:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,853
Posted By FBOATSB

They just need more cowbell.

They just need more cowbell.
03-24-23, 01:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 427
Posted By FBOATSB

Premium car wax. Something heavy on the carnauba...

Premium car wax. Something heavy on the carnauba applied in serious OCD fashion. If just for hanging up forlornly in my garage I use Boeshield.
03-17-23, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,098
Posted By FBOATSB

Another plug here for Darn Tough socks. I bought...

Another plug here for Darn Tough socks. I bought too many pairs it seems, while I was still working construction because they absolutely will not wear out and now I can't buy another sock for the...
03-09-23, 09:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 575
Posted By FBOATSB

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

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/703x763/screenshot_20230309_103945_6b0d36500fd80686ccd85a684d2f2875d0eed147.png
03-06-23, 02:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,671
Posted By FBOATSB

Yup, read that one as well. This could probably...

Yup, read that one as well. This could probably moved/merged.
03-02-23, 09:12 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,796
Posted By FBOATSB

Excuse me, but does this headset/head tube look...

Excuse me, but does this headset/head tube look to be jacked up as well?...
02-28-23, 07:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 783
Posted By FBOATSB

Alberto, I have taken the liberty of reporting...

Alberto, I have taken the liberty of reporting this to the MODS and this post will most likely be moved to the forum assistance area where a nice fellow called IBJoel will fix this. Just be patient,...
02-27-23, 09:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,178
Posted By FBOATSB

There's no need not to have your bikes set up...

There's no need not to have your bikes set up just the way you like. I bet if you could take that seat post out and take that rubber boot off or just turn it upside down you could get some...
02-23-23, 10:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,034
Posted By FBOATSB

I hear you. My fingers are getting pretty bad...

I hear you. My fingers are getting pretty bad with arthritis. Old toothbrushes work for me for the cleaning then wrap polishing cloths around the toothbrush for polishing. Condolences for your...
02-12-23, 04:39 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,626
Posted By FBOATSB

I prefer gelato

I prefer gelato
02-12-23, 07:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,105
Posted By FBOATSB

Jeez, took me 16 hours for that to sink in.

Jeez, took me 16 hours for that to sink in.
02-07-23, 04:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,505
Posted By FBOATSB

They are technically called roll cutters, or...

They are technically called roll cutters, or specifically "displacement cutters" and for a reason. When they "cut", the wheel just "smooshes" the material out of the way until it breaks in two...
01-31-23, 07:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 864
Posted By FBOATSB

https://www.scamwatcher.com/scam/view/596261

https://www.scamwatcher.com/scam/view/596261
07-28-22, 06:39 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,529
Posted By FBOATSB

Those frames are pretty and all, but to me the...

Those frames are pretty and all, but to me the filleting is over done and they look like carbon frames made of steel and brass.
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Forum: Commuting
07-21-22, 07:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,005
Posted By FBOATSB

Bravo! One thing - you better polish off those...

Bravo! One thing - you better polish off those sharpie marks before a field engineer sees them and rejects the whole thing. (It's a nuke thing):lol:
07-17-22, 12:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,582
Posted By FBOATSB

Have you seen this thread? ...

Have you seen this thread?
https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/834372-ultimate-27-tire-reference-thread.html
I think every 27" tire sold in the last ten years has been listed there.
07-16-22, 07:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,114
Posted By FBOATSB

I've had three so far, and about due for another....

I've had three so far, and about due for another. The Doc has always given me 8 1/2 X 11 print outs of screen shots from a video of any pertinent images. I've had polyps snipped in the first one, if...
06-30-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,584
Posted By FBOATSB

Two correct methods according to Grant Peterson. ...

Two correct methods according to Grant Peterson.
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/633x1008/screenshot_20220630_164429_dbdda453278dd7fe26be7db2b2f461f76cd984df.png...
06-29-22, 06:22 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,823
Posted By FBOATSB

Well I guess I will see you in Hell then because...

Well I guess I will see you in Hell then because just seeing an grown adult on a small BMX bike is funny to me. He probably just leaned a little too far forward.

I went down one time since...
06-27-22, 08:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,636
Posted By FBOATSB

Our Podiatrist preaches shoes at all times, even...

Our Podiatrist preaches shoes at all times, even indoors. I have to somewhat agree after stepping on lego "cat toys" on a hardwood floor in the dark. But I compromise with Crocs.
06-26-22, 04:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,636
Posted By FBOATSB

I had a bout of Plantar Fasciitis a good 20ish...

I had a bout of Plantar Fasciitis a good 20ish years ago. It took a couple years to cure it. You need to find a Podiatrist. If it gets so bad that you feel like you have a nail driven into your heel...
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