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04-20-24, 06:48 PM
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Posted By Smokinapankake

Just added this old thing to the herd: ...

Just added this old thing to the herd:

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1996 Gary Fisher Aquila
04-16-24, 03:23 PM
Replies: 1,746
Views: 344,785
Posted By smontanaro

Beginner's wheel building kit

Have you always wanted to build your own wheels but didn't know how to get started? Are you embarrassed that Kyle, the son of your riding buddy Eric doesn't ride bikes unless forced to, but manages...
04-11-24, 12:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,137
Posted By terrymorse

Another thought on polarized lenses: tilting your...

Another thought on polarized lenses: tilting your head a bit can make the asphalt road surface appear black. That can be disconcerting on a fast descent.
04-06-24, 05:18 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 10,405
Posted By Brad L

I canít say Iíve seen it spelled like this...

I canít say Iíve seen it spelled like this before.


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03-26-24, 10:31 PM
Replies: 9,057
Views: 3,124,785
Posted By SDHawk

Here's a 1983 Bianchi Grizzly I bought a couple...

Here's a 1983 Bianchi Grizzly I bought a couple of weeks ago. I still need to address small amount of rust and tune/lube it. And level the rack haha.
...
03-21-24, 09:25 PM
Replies: 9,057
Views: 3,124,785
Posted By LeftCoastJon

:love: You have a better class of dump than I...

:love: You have a better class of dump than I have access to...
03-05-24, 12:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,423
Posted By RB1-luvr

I saw a bagpiper playing way out in the reeds at...

I saw a bagpiper playing way out in the reeds at the beach on a ride once. Made my day.

Today would'a been my dad's 88th birthday. This is one of his favorite songs. When the pipes come on,...
02-26-24, 12:06 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,846
Posted By Smaug1

*bump* It's finally all done! I had it...

*bump*

It's finally all done!

I had it tuned up by the bike shop; re-packed bearings, trued wheels, replaced a couple cables and their tubes and installed the rear derailleur that tkamd73 gave...
02-21-24, 10:22 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,018
Posted By Koyote

From the thread title, I thought the Saudi...

From the thread title, I thought the Saudi Arabian call girls were advertising here again.
02-15-24, 04:11 PM
Replies: 9,057
Views: 3,124,785
Posted By Bikedued

eBay a dealer called unbroken chain.

eBay a dealer called unbroken chain.
02-15-24, 12:52 PM
Replies: 9,057
Views: 3,124,785
Posted By Bikedued

Tires came in for the Terra XT. Thank god they're...

Tires came in for the Terra XT. Thank god they're not gum walls. The whole package only weighed 2 lb so at least they'll look the part and don't weigh a ton. Kenda K850. Practically the last brand...
01-31-24, 10:20 PM
Replies: 83,260
Views: 14,136,486
Posted By philpeugeot

Raleigh step-through bike in Sacramento, CA -...

Raleigh step-through bike in Sacramento, CA - $25...
01-25-24, 05:27 PM
Replies: 9,057
Views: 3,124,785
Posted By Vitma

Kona Kula 1994

Got this 1994 Kona Kula (Kona's first aluminum MTB) with almost all original parts but beaten up for a great price. I had initially planned to restore it to its full original '90s appearance, but I...
01-22-24, 01:48 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 19,765
Posted By terrymorse

Not kidding. Bolt coming loose is a fail, whether...

Not kidding. Bolt coming loose is a fail, whether on a satellite or a bicycle. The claim that bolts regularly come loose is just an excuse for poor workmanship.

And no, I don't have to...
01-17-24, 03:51 AM
Replies: 22,329
Views: 4,646,132
Posted By oneclick

That's his Kuger parked in front.

That's his Kuger parked in front.
12-14-23, 10:43 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,253
Posted By cyccommute

All of what you said is true and Torx screws are...

All of what you said is true and Torx screws are better in most all bicycle applications Iíve used them. However, converting all the fasteners to Torx is not really possible so we are stuck with...
12-13-23, 02:40 PM
Replies: 22,329
Views: 4,646,132
Posted By RustyJames

Described as a ďBinckiĒ ...

Described as a ďBinckiĒ

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12-10-23, 11:22 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,253
Posted By cyccommute

Here’s the Fix-It-Sticks T-wrench I use. The...

Here’s the Fix-It-Sticks T-wrench I use. The tire levers and chain tool are very clever.
...
11-20-23, 07:03 PM
Replies: 22,329
Views: 4,646,132
Posted By rickpaulos

Here is my latest art display using reflectors....

Here is my latest art display using reflectors. By day light and at night with a flash.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-23, 08:24 PM
Replies: 3,116
Views: 534,612
Posted By Chuck M

Forty some years ago, during the summers of my...

Forty some years ago, during the summers of my sophomore and junior years of high school, Iíd ride a bike exactly like this from the time I got up in the morning until Star Trek came on after the...
11-17-23, 06:45 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 16,874
Posted By jadmt

rumor is this guy had bacon scented chain wax.....

rumor is this guy had bacon scented chain wax.....
11-16-23, 10:51 AM
Replies: 9,057
Views: 3,124,785
Posted By clarkbre

A new project has fallen into my lap! ...

A new project has fallen into my lap!

Talking with my coworker about a recent Trek Antelope 830 build (https://www.bikeforums.net/23055166-post2968.html), he offered me his old MTB but couldn't...
11-09-23, 06:21 PM
Replies: 83,260
Views: 14,136,486
Posted By '02 nrs

$150. Philadelphia, PA

http://ttps://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1078210033182837...
10-22-23, 08:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,978
Posted By Mtracer

Mineral spirits also do very well removing greasy...

Mineral spirits also do very well removing greasy grime. And certainly won't hurt the paint.
10-22-23, 05:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,978
Posted By wolfchild

Don't use Acetone or Lacquer Thinner because...

Don't use Acetone or Lacquer Thinner because those two solvents are very strong and may take your paint off.
10-21-23, 06:24 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,650
Posted By tcs

Turn the sound off unless you really enjoy...

Turn the sound off unless you really enjoy profanity:

https://youtu.be/ennV0BVFZVw?si=36Ma56eQ0uHScUdG
10-10-23, 07:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 701
Posted By indyfabz

Iíd first try the basement of the Alamo.

Iíd first try the basement of the Alamo.
09-15-23, 03:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,138
Posted By SurferRosa

I get so little traffic on my vintage listings, a...

I get so little traffic on my vintage listings, a good scam would be almost welcome!
09-05-23, 12:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 816
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Start reading here: ...

Start reading here:
https://velo.outsideonline.com/gear/technical-qa-with-lennard-zinn-not-so-simple-green-2/
And here:...
08-18-23, 08:24 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,404
Posted By dedhed

My problem having an old Triumph with RH shift is...

My problem having an old Triumph with RH shift is getting on someone else's MC and thinking I'm down shifting and hitting the rear brake.
08-14-23, 01:13 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,961
Posted By rsbob

Not to mention the fights by neighbors near...

Not to mention the fights by neighbors near pickle ball courts that are driven nearly insane from the high pitched PING of hitting the ball.
08-02-23, 06:52 AM
Replies: 22,329
Views: 4,646,132
Posted By thumpism

Actual size of photos in ad. ...

Actual size of photos in ad.
https://images.craigslist.org/00Z0Z_4Isttt4s9BN_00O00O_600x450.jpg

https://richmond.craigslist.org/bik/d/harrisonburg-cannondale-touring-bike/7649090137.html
07-21-23, 07:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,341
Posted By dedhed

I'd be planning a 250 mile road trip and checking...

I'd be planning a 250 mile road trip and checking out a local brewery/attraction/trail/park/lake/festival or the like

In the time it took packaging, shipping etc I'd be there.
07-02-23, 05:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,230
Posted By tomato coupe

I tried to pull my lawnmower with my gravel bike,...

I tried to pull my lawnmower with my gravel bike, but it didn't go well. Would waxing my chain save enough watts to make a difference? FYI: my present setup is 50/34 with a 12-29 11-spd cassette,...
06-21-23, 11:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,179
Posted By jlaw

Specialized Align II - MIPS and it comes in...

Specialized Align II - MIPS and it comes in multiple color combos and sizes - currently $41 at the Spec. website. I have the XL in hi viz yellow. Even when wearing a thin SPF liner I don't overheat....
06-18-23, 01:41 PM
06-15-23, 07:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 987
Posted By JohnDThompson

Google pedometer can handle the arithmatic for...

Google pedometer can handle the arithmatic for you:
https://gmap-pedometer.com/
06-09-23, 03:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 770
Posted By indyfabz

Iím an excellent driver. ...

Iím an excellent driver.


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05-28-23, 08:28 PM
Replies: 9,057
Views: 3,124,785
Posted By Schweinhund

One Mt Tam deserves another... ...

One Mt Tam deserves another...
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05-27-23, 03:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 686
Posted By Bill Kapaun

I thought it was a bike that was dismantled 6...

I thought it was a bike that was dismantled 6 years ago.
04-05-23, 11:33 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,620
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...with disc brakes, you'll never need to...

.
...with disc brakes, you'll never need to true your wheels. :) But drum brakes are your best bet, if you pedal to the beat of a different drummer. And they can be retrofitted to your ten year old...
03-14-23, 05:27 PM
Replies: 83,260
Views: 14,136,486
Posted By thumpism

$100 Nishiki Seral tourer in NC. ...

$100 Nishiki Seral tourer in NC.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1625439527883367
...
03-09-23, 07:49 AM
Replies: 83,260
Views: 14,136,486
Posted By SoCaled

Trek 930 - $125 - Costa Mesa, CA ...

Trek 930 - $125 - Costa Mesa, CA
https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/160682263498836/?ref=search&referral_code=null&referral_story_type=post...
03-08-23, 09:03 AM
Replies: 83,260
Views: 14,136,486
Posted By Mr. 66

One to many curbs hopped on this one.

One to many curbs hopped on this one.
02-25-23, 12:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 953
Posted By Chuck M

While I agree that rarely new light will be shed...

While I agree that rarely new light will be shed on a topic, it isn't going to make any of our tires go flat if someone posts in a thread from ages ago. I do think it is unnecessary for anyone that...
02-25-23, 06:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 953
Posted By smontanaro

My opinion is that the date of last post (or...

My opinion is that the date of last post (or start of thread) doesn't matter. If your reply is related to the topic, fire away. It's much easier to deal with details in a single thread than multiple...
02-22-23, 08:53 AM
Replies: 83,260
Views: 14,136,486
Posted By steine13

>> This is not mounting point on this fork, is...

>> This is not mounting point on this fork, is it?

It is now.
02-12-23, 02:50 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,423
Posted By Bald Paul

Having ridden in downtown Falmouth on a summer...

Having ridden in downtown Falmouth on a summer weekend, the biggest issue I remember was having to do track stands in order to keep with the "flow" of traffic. :D
02-05-23, 06:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,360
Posted By Joe Remi

Or use old Campagnolo single-pivot calipers....

Or use old Campagnolo single-pivot calipers. Magazine testers used to complain that they couldn't lock a wheel and Campy would tell them they weren't supposed to, they're "speed reducers" 🤷😂
01-20-23, 07:43 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,787
Posted By Irishred

Over the Hills: A Midlife Escape Across America...

Over the Hills: A Midlife Escape Across America by BicycleThis is an excellent read
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