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06-27-22, 10:28 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,590
Posted By SurferRosa

"You are asking about freedom. The very essence...

"You are asking about freedom. The very essence of all enterprise, especially free enterprise, and freedom could be considered, and is often considered, you know, to be just another word for being...
06-27-22, 07:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 214
Posted By SurferRosa

I see a new avatar in your future.

I see a new avatar in your future.
06-27-22, 07:49 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,590
Posted By SurferRosa

^ :roflmao2:

^ :roflmao2:
06-27-22, 06:49 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,590
Posted By SurferRosa

What's the big deal with someone paying a ton for...

What's the big deal with someone paying a ton for a bike that they want, drunk or not?

And what's the big deal with keeping this thread open?

:foo:
06-27-22, 12:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 172
Posted By SurferRosa

- Put all additional spacers on the ds. - Build...

- Put all additional spacers on the ds.
- Build wheel accordingly, but do not fully complete.
- Make fine adjustments to spacing with the freewheel and chain in place.
- Complete wheel build.
06-27-22, 08:58 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,590
Posted By SurferRosa

And he hasn't posted once outside of that...

And he hasn't posted once outside of that appraisals thread.

So, wgaf. :lol:
06-26-22, 07:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 201
Posted By SurferRosa

Nine more posts, and you can upload pics of the...

Nine more posts, and you can upload pics of the cones. Doubt they're that bad.
06-25-22, 11:08 PM
Replies: 1,756
Views: 360,327
Posted By SurferRosa

Flipping through the movie channels randomly, I...

Flipping through the movie channels randomly, I caught the tail end of the oddball Cops and Robbers from 1973. Saw a strange scene of road cyclists hovering around a cop car. :wtf: "But, hey, sweet...
06-25-22, 07:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 406
Posted By SurferRosa

Shoulda used yer teeth!

Shoulda used yer teeth!
06-25-22, 03:32 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,103
Posted By SurferRosa

Thing.

Thing.
06-24-22, 11:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 407
Posted By SurferRosa

^ This. Use a shot glass for quantity. ...

^ This.

Use a shot glass for quantity.

Let it sit for a week. Try to free it. If still stuck, give it another shot and let it sit for a week. Has worked for me every time.
Forum: Foo
06-24-22, 11:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 147
Posted By SurferRosa

I'd have to check out the new Bob Dylan Center...

I'd have to check out the new Bob Dylan Center (https://bobdylancenter.com).
06-24-22, 11:06 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,103
Posted By SurferRosa

Lovey Howell. Aren't you glad I didn't say...

Lovey Howell.

Aren't you glad I didn't say The Skipper?

nttawwt
Forum: Foo
06-24-22, 06:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 605
Posted By SurferRosa

Why does this not surprise me?

Why does this not surprise me?
06-24-22, 06:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 259
Posted By SurferRosa

Very strange that you can even discern this.

Very strange that you can even discern this.
06-24-22, 06:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,640
Posted By SurferRosa

At least it was your tire and not somebody else's.

At least it was your tire and not somebody else's.
06-21-22, 09:01 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,103
Posted By SurferRosa

Sibs or borscht?

Sibs or borscht?
06-20-22, 11:40 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,182
Posted By SurferRosa

You're welcome. :thumb:

You're welcome. :thumb:
Forum: Foo
06-20-22, 11:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By SurferRosa

All you really need is 3-5 days of the Black...

All you really need is 3-5 days of the Black Death and then another 3-5 days, give or take. :thumb:
06-20-22, 11:14 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,182
Posted By SurferRosa

Oh, don't worry about me. Thanks to bad...

Oh, don't worry about me. Thanks to bad experience and learned lessons, I can do everything myself. Worry about the op. Sounds like he's getting ripped off by a bike shop.
06-20-22, 07:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 427
Posted By SurferRosa

Here's a brake cable and housing kit I buy for my...

Here's a brake cable and housing kit I buy for my bikes that ships for under $10 (+tax):

https://www.ebay.com/itm/392825985680?epid=1095853911&hash=item5b7640da90:g:1hsAAOSw0Q1hCDCm
06-20-22, 06:30 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,182
Posted By SurferRosa

Need receipts, Mr Auditor? :roflmao2: ...

Need receipts, Mr Auditor? :roflmao2:

Sorry. I tossed them. I learned my lesson a long time ago. :thumb:
Forum: Foo
06-20-22, 11:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By SurferRosa

"Death people"? Zombies need sign language? ...

"Death people"?

Zombies need sign language?

Huh. I learn something new every day.
06-20-22, 01:18 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,240
Posted By SurferRosa

I can eat fifty eggs.

I can eat fifty eggs.
06-20-22, 01:12 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,182
Posted By SurferRosa

Well, yeah. That's what they do. It's 2022. ...

Well, yeah. That's what they do.

It's 2022. You've got a world of information at the tip of your fingers. And it's free! Figure it out and do it yourself.
Replies: 6
Views: 292
Posted By SurferRosa

Awesome bike. Great color. Excellent pinstriping....

Awesome bike. Great color. Excellent pinstriping. Probably one of the lightest steel frames you'll ever ride (531SL). But there's a cosmetic ding in the top tube. If it were a 56 or 57cm with nice...
06-18-22, 09:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,375
Posted By SurferRosa

https://y.yarn.co/c08b3ea1-495e-4b9d-b976-c1a209ca...

https://y.yarn.co/c08b3ea1-495e-4b9d-b976-c1a209ca39b9_text.gif
06-18-22, 04:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,375
Posted By SurferRosa

^ This. I mean, come on. ...

^ This.

I mean, come on.

https://youtu.be/b-F2dwURXrc
06-18-22, 12:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,375
Posted By SurferRosa

I think there's already a thread for this: ...

I think there's already a thread for this:

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/530402-wacky-world-craigslist-ebay-ads-844.html
06-17-22, 09:42 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,761
Posted By SurferRosa

https://www.filmlinc.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/1...

https://www.filmlinc.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/giphy-3.gif
06-17-22, 10:19 AM
Replies: 3,056
Views: 339,849
Posted By SurferRosa

Thank you, rumrunn6. Times like this, it...

Thank you, rumrunn6.

Times like this, it doesn't make much sense to have these loving little creatures in our lives that we get so attached to, but then leave us way too early. Either their...
06-17-22, 10:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 404
Posted By SurferRosa

Hmm. :foo: My Tektro holders (shoes) have an...

Hmm. :foo: My Tektro holders (shoes) have an attached female piece that fits in the caliper arm slot that the bolt then threads into. Can you show us a pic of yours?
06-16-22, 05:53 PM
Replies: 3,056
Views: 339,849
Posted By SurferRosa

rip Gus the cat 2007? - 06/16/22. Last pic I...

rip Gus the cat 2007? - 06/16/22.
Last pic I took...

https://i.imgur.com/HSiL9PI.jpg

First day I met Gus, he gave me a hug.

So much love.
06-15-22, 10:05 PM
Replies: 19,034
Views: 2,359,905
Posted By SurferRosa

For those around the Puget Sound, tomorrow...

For those around the Puget Sound, tomorrow afternoon is the perfect time to ride to the beach for some tide pooling:

https://mobile.twitter.com/heyjohnryan/status/1536736107223654400

[What's...
06-15-22, 03:19 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,498
Posted By SurferRosa

How does that help someone that feels like he's...

How does that help someone that feels like he's "going nowhere" using a 42t ring, so instead he just leaves it in the big 52t ring "almost exclusively"?
06-15-22, 02:05 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,498
Posted By SurferRosa

I've never heard of this problem. I'm sure...

I've never heard of this problem.

I'm sure some of your gears overlap a little bit between the two chainrings. Enter your ring/cog tooth count information in an online gear calculator, and that...
Forum: Foo
06-15-22, 10:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 279
Posted By SurferRosa

When I was 10, I went inside one. A big mansion....

When I was 10, I went inside one. A big mansion. Saw green ghosts flying around. I wasn't scared, and I thought it looked pretty cool. This was in Orlando, FL.
06-15-22, 10:11 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 3,114
Posted By SurferRosa

"Collective image"? :roflmao2:

"Collective image"?

:roflmao2:
06-15-22, 10:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 272
Posted By SurferRosa

I put my spare locks on the bikes I'm not riding....

I put my spare locks on the bikes I'm not riding. If some tweaker does manage his way into my place, he won't be able to ride off with anything easily.
06-15-22, 10:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 404
Posted By SurferRosa

Continentals might work, but would look...

Continentals might work, but would look inappropriate.

Use the Dura or Dura2 with the holders.
06-15-22, 12:29 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,498
Posted By SurferRosa

Cool. :thumb: Yeah, okay. I like what I'm hearing...

Cool. :thumb: Yeah, okay. I like what I'm hearing so far.



Uhhhh... Okay... Well, gearing does often work like that.



Wait... What??
06-15-22, 12:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 585
Posted By SurferRosa

Sorta looks like a crack in the first three pics.

Sorta looks like a crack in the first three pics.
06-14-22, 11:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 914
Posted By SurferRosa

Suzue and Miche, fo sho. I'd keep most all...

Suzue and Miche, fo sho.

I'd keep most all vintage aluminum shell hubs that are complete with their original skewers and dust caps, paying particular attention to high-flange.

And don't worry...
06-13-22, 10:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 254
Posted By SurferRosa

I've gone a bit further and used to small dab of...

I've gone a bit further and used to small dab of JB Weld. I know I can punch it out from the other side if necessary. Never needed to though.
...
06-12-22, 10:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 236
Posted By SurferRosa

And $90 isn't too much if the bike will get...

And $90 isn't too much if the bike will get ridden. You know exactly what you're going to get, how it will fit, and it will basically last forever.
Forum: Foo
06-10-22, 01:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 408
Posted By SurferRosa

It's like your posts have their own laugh track. ...

It's like your posts have their own laugh track.

Speaking of laugh tracks, have you ever noticed that Seinfeld has one but Curb Your Enthusiasm doesn't?
Forum: Foo
06-10-22, 01:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 743
Posted By SurferRosa

Buried up to the neck in the Algerian desert and...

Buried up to the neck in the Algerian desert and eaten by vultures beginning with the eyes like in a Paul Bowles story.

​​​​​​
Forum: Foo
06-08-22, 10:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By SurferRosa

Okay, okay ... four songs.

Okay, okay ... four songs.
Forum: Foo
06-07-22, 07:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 408
Posted By SurferRosa

Are you paid for starting all these threads in...

Are you paid for starting all these threads in Foo? If so, how do I get in on that? :foo:
Forum: Foo
06-07-22, 07:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By SurferRosa

With three songs? :lol:

With three songs? :lol:
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