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10-18-23, 11:48 PM
Replies: 2,819
Views: 1,129,332
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Oh man. Is it getting hot in here, or is it just...

Oh man. Is it getting hot in here, or is it just me? :love:
09-29-23, 11:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,332
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

I've got one, a mid-80s Raleigh Elkhorn Mountain...

I've got one, a mid-80s Raleigh Elkhorn Mountain Tour. Set me back $25 a couple years ago. I had to swap in a spare front wheel I had lying around when the original skinwall front tire went lumpy...
09-29-23, 10:45 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,585
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Ok, this is classic AndyK. Clear-eyed, funny and...

Ok, this is classic AndyK. Clear-eyed, funny and brutally honest. :lol:

This is more my attitude these days, now that I'm making decent money even though I haven't the time to actually ride my...
09-24-23, 10:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,270
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Boy, howdy. I stopped buying parts (mostly)...

Boy, howdy. I stopped buying parts (mostly) about four years ago. And I have... a lot of parts.
09-21-23, 11:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,827
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Dunno about CCM, but Schwinn was very much a...

Dunno about CCM, but Schwinn was very much a company, with its own factory(s) and everything.

When did the first Asian built Schwinn frames appear? Late 1970s or something? I guess you could say...
09-19-23, 10:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 717
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

What goes around, comes around. Unless it's...

What goes around, comes around. Unless it's absolute *****; which this isn't.
09-04-23, 11:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,295
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

It's definitely one of those years. Or a '72. Or...

It's definitely one of those years. Or a '72. Or maybe a '75. Or possibly something else around that time.

Hope this helps. :p​​​​​​​
08-21-23, 11:38 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,219
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

...and I do hope you're not retiring your torch, ...

...and I do hope you're not retiring your torch, gugie. I've got this great frame just itching for 650b changes, custom racks, centerpull studs, extra bottle cage bosses, etc etc etc that will...
08-20-23, 11:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,763
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Yes.

Yes.
08-18-23, 11:16 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,219
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Ahhh. ummm... gonna need you to come in Saturday...

Ahhh. ummm... gonna need you to come in Saturday morning and catch up on your TPS reports, Gugie. Yeh, ummm, that'd be great. OK.
08-16-23, 10:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,527
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Cromor is OK, I guess. But it's no Tenax. ...

Cromor is OK, I guess. But it's no Tenax.

Or maybe it is? :foo:
08-06-23, 11:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 577
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Typewriters were pretty hot back then, too. ...

Typewriters were pretty hot back then, too.
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​​​​​​​Interviewer: "So, little Maria, what's your job?"

Little Maria: "I just hang on and try not to die."
08-03-23, 10:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 948
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Those guys are idiots. BUT... that s a...

Those guys are idiots.

BUT... that s a really nice crank set ya got there.
08-02-23, 11:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,660
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

My new favorite use for Di2 technology. ...

My new favorite use for Di2 technology.

Thank you, Wildwood.
07-21-23, 11:16 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,857
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

That Colnago tandem is the ****. Official...

That Colnago tandem is the ****.

Official Belle of the Ball.
07-19-23, 11:05 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 9,403
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Holy Cow! Thomas is going to be even taller than...

Holy Cow! Thomas is going to be even taller than his dad! I remember when that kid was knee-high to a Montana grasshopper.
07-18-23, 11:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Mine is a Campy Rallye (2nd gen) easily shifting...

Mine is a Campy Rallye (2nd gen) easily shifting a 12-36 8-speed cassette. 42-52 up front. Lots of capacity to spare.

...
07-13-23, 12:20 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,927
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

It's about the journey, not the destination.

It's about the journey, not the destination.
06-26-23, 10:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 517
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Aw, gee. Thanks. I've been riding quite bit,...

Aw, gee. Thanks. I've been riding quite bit, the last couple weeks. First, very gingerly on my $20 Raleigh Mtn Tour. (Thumbies mean I don't have to reach down to shift) ...
06-25-23, 03:22 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 9,403
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Damn, gaucho777, just because some dumb caveman...

Damn, gaucho777, just because some dumb caveman does it, (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1273334-caveman-down-some-road-rash-content.html) doesn't mean you have to do it, too :cry: ...
06-19-23, 12:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 780
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

See how productive you can be if you don''t waste...

See how productive you can be if you don''t waste all the time on parenting? :thumb:

[/checks number of personal posts]

OMG, I must have been a lousy dad :cry:
06-19-23, 12:12 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,360
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

My physical therapy bike, to gently getting me...

My physical therapy bike, to gently getting me back on two wheels after crashing and breaking my collarbone ...
06-12-23, 05:55 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,604
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

I think artistry is about the correct word here....

I think artistry is about the correct word here. I'm really liking this thread. :thumb:
06-11-23, 06:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,619
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Oh dear. :(

Oh dear. :(
06-04-23, 11:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 765
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Oh, hell yeah!

Oh, hell yeah!
06-03-23, 12:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,394
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Lol. If it happened, it happened. Credit where...

Lol. If it happened, it happened. Credit where it's due. All caps, signed in black Sharpie. :D
05-31-23, 12:01 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,280
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Great starter bike. If the saddle feels good,...

Great starter bike. If the saddle feels good, keep it for now. As you become more conditioned to riding longer distances on a regular basis, you may want to change over to a faster, racier bike, but...
05-29-23, 09:21 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,625
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Tandem=2Xbike. That's just basic math. Of...

Tandem=2Xbike. That's just basic math.

Of course a Merz is worth 3 of your average high-end bikes, but I'm not telling your wife that ;)
05-26-23, 05:52 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,271
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Thanks, Andy, we are going to do that again...

Thanks, Andy, we are going to do that again someday, when I have some control over my schedule. Fingers crossed. :)
05-26-23, 05:49 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,271
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

That's what my friend Stuart is for ;)

That's what my friend Stuart is for ;)
05-26-23, 05:48 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,271
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

I DID pretty much abandon cycling; and everything...

I DID pretty much abandon cycling; and everything else besides work, for 2 1/2 years. That's why I'm so pissed that the minute I start up again -- I have the worst crash of my life :(



I guess...
05-26-23, 12:54 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,271
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Once again, you and I have much in common. It's...

Once again, you and I have much in common. It's like brothers from a different mother.

Hate to see such damage to that pretty face of yours! :eek:
05-25-23, 10:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,523
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

You dang kids with your rock and/or roll music...

You dang kids with your rock and/or roll music and jazz cigarettes!

GET OFF MY LAWN!
05-25-23, 09:32 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,271
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

100% user error. I think what happened was...

100% user error.

I think what happened was this: I'm bombing a little too fast downhill on an arterial just where it's flattening out. I raise my left hand to signal a turn onto a slower side...
05-25-23, 03:30 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,271
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

A little bit of rash there, too. Both brake...

A little bit of rash there, too. Both brake levers got pushed inward 20-30 degrees and a little scuffed up. Neat trick, doing both sides in one spill.

...
05-25-23, 02:19 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,271
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Caveman down! (some road rash content)

And a broken collarbone. Oy veh. :(

JUST started commuting again the last couple weeks. Felt great, after 2 1/2 years of riding almost not at all, seriously probably less than 50 miles in that...
05-12-23, 11:28 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,577
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Nurr... nurr... nuuuurrr. (slobbers on self,...

Nurr... nurr... nuuuurrr.

(slobbers on self, falls down)
05-02-23, 10:58 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,644
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Pretty sure this one qualifies as a "rat rod,"...

Pretty sure this one qualifies as a "rat rod," though I never intended it as such - it's more an "unfinished project." :)

1982 (?) Bianchi Limited 022 Superset MIJ hottie. I have Big Future Plans...
04-23-23, 10:09 PM
04-23-23, 07:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 295
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

The sad part is, I have a whole case of NOS...

The sad part is, I have a whole case of NOS pantographed Collage kickstands, but have no use whatsoever that wheel :(
04-16-23, 11:12 PM
Replies: 2,368
Views: 563,432
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

I had an invisible bike once. I carelessly...

I had an invisible bike once. I carelessly parked it somewhere safe and now I can't find it. :(
11-06-22, 03:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,273
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Mine, too! Alfine 8, black paint, stainless...

Mine, too! Alfine 8, black paint, stainless steel fenders, Brooks saddle...

Such similar build description; such different bikes :)

...
10-23-22, 10:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,013
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Ok, from what I've seen of your collection,...

Ok, from what I've seen of your collection, that's a bit of an understatement :)
10-22-22, 12:23 AM
Replies: 22,329
Views: 4,646,132
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

A grey bike is a grey bike. What else do you...

A grey bike is a grey bike. What else do you need to know? Sheesh.
10-17-22, 10:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 894
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

That original rear rack is a rare thing indeed....

That original rear rack is a rare thing indeed. That is quite the trash find.
10-14-22, 07:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 918
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

GAAAAHHH! Next thing you'll be telling me to...

GAAAAHHH! Next thing you'll be telling me to ditch the dork disc! Blasphemy!!


Man, I hope so, soon. We finally have a group of new kids in our office, so theoretically I get two days off a week...
10-14-22, 05:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 918
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Bag o' bits included the original and very spinny...

Bag o' bits included the original and very spinny Kyokuto Top-Run pedals with Christophe clips, some new Soma straps and all the original mounting hardware for that mess, as well as all the original...
10-14-22, 05:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 918
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Of course at $250, it was too cheap to not buy....

Of course at $250, it was too cheap to not buy. :lol:

That horrible saddle will have to go, of course, but I've got a big box o' suspended French and English leather to dig into for a suitable...
10-14-22, 05:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 918
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Lascauxcaveman pops in (MBK Grand Jubile content)

Due to the INSANE workload I've had in the last two years, I've been largely absent from these pages for that period. Also, I'm not riding, basically, at all :(

Today I had a rare day off from...
08-15-22, 11:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,381
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

I really didn't need a motobecane grand touring...

I really didn't need a motobecane grand touring but...

Well, 'need' and 'want' are both kinda subjective, I guess.
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