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Old 06-27-07, 02:03 PM   #1
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Did anyone see this yet?

http://www.sundaymail.co.uk/news/tm_...name_page.html

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Old 06-27-07, 02:04 PM   #2
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It would totally help if I could spell the headline correctly, too. *sigh*
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Old 06-27-07, 02:09 PM   #3
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ahhh...he was just simulating sex w/ his bike, not actually having sex w/ his bike. what a letdown.
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Old 06-27-07, 02:17 PM   #4
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It would have been hella funny if he got "stuck"!
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Thats all taboo in the UK, but I bet it's a competitive sport in the bay area.
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Old 06-27-07, 02:19 PM   #6
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Thats all taboo in the UK, but I bet it's a competitive sport in the bay area.
Not really. Seat tubes are too narrow.
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yeah, he would have had to cut it into pieces and chisel it out.
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I wonder if he put enough polylube on the bb threads before he began the deed.
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It's that slipery slope phenemomonon again. First you let them be gay, next thing you know they'll want to plook their bike.
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Maybe he was just fixing scrapes on his bike with a new protein based wax?
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It's that slipery slope phenemomonon again. First you let them be gay, next thing you know they'll want to plook their bike.


Why do people assume that I'm gay just because I love my bike? My bikes are andro, but I think they are females.





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Yucky! That's a two-can of pledge to clean that thing up!
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Gives whole new meaning to the term "bike porn".
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BTW, welcome to the forum, bibliogrrl. I see you are new.

Biblio? Are you a librarian? I ask because we have one or two already...if so, you'll be in good company.
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Old 06-27-07, 02:44 PM   #15
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It would totally help if I could spell the headline correctly, too. *sigh*
Fixed it for ya!
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This story is going to make me reconsider wearing my BILF shirt.

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Old 06-27-07, 03:28 PM   #17
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BTW, welcome to the forum, bibliogrrl. I see you are new.

Biblio? Are you a librarian? I ask because we have one or two already...if so, you'll be in good company.

Nope, just a big old book nerd. Worked in bookstores for years, and now at a small publisher.

I have sad right now, because I was all ready to head out to my LBS to have my bike checked out after the road reached up and smacked me (read: I fell down and went boom) yesterday, but now it's pouring. Boo.

Thanks for the welcome!
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Old 06-27-07, 03:29 PM   #18
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Next step. Hit the mechanics forum and fix it yourself. Welcome.
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Old 06-27-07, 03:29 PM   #19
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Fixed it for ya!
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Old 06-27-07, 03:32 PM   #20
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I have! Have a post there already! I've been working on her, but am being cranky and frustrated at the squealing brakes right now. I'm also anxiously awaiting a new back tire that won't be here for another week. OH the fancy new tire. It's reflective and had to be special ordered because I have an old road bike (stupid old 27 x 1 1/4 tires). But it'll be totally shiny and blingy once it gets here. Shiny is awesome. heh.
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Old 06-27-07, 03:36 PM   #21
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I have! Have a post there already! I've been working on her, but am being cranky and frustrated at the squealing brakes right now. I'm also anxiously awaiting a new back tire that won't be here for another week. OH the fancy new tire. It's reflective and had to be special ordered because I have an old road bike (stupid old 27 x 1 1/4 tires). But it'll be totally shiny and blingy once it gets here. Shiny is awesome. heh.
I have a cranky old road touring bike as well......20 year old Schwinn Passage, lugged steel, friction DT shifters.


There are advantages to that 27X1 1/4 tire size! You can get tires even in "Smalltown", USA at Walmart or other department stores if you are touring!
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I have a cranky old road touring bike as well......20 year old Schwinn Passage, lugged steel, friction DT shifters.


There are advantages to that 27X1 1/4 tire size! You can get tires even in "Smalltown", USA at Walmart or other department stores if you are touring!
Mine's a Schwinn World Varsity. She's a good girl. I need to get the brakes checked out, I want to get new pads for the front. They haven't been right since I put my fenders on. My co-worker (and awesome bike nerd) thinks it's the tension, but I know for a fact that everything on the bike is original, so better safe than sorry.

I also want to get me some gloves. Stupid road rash. ha.
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... and a helmet if you don't have one.
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Mine's a Schwinn World Varsity. She's a good girl. I need to get the brakes checked out, I want to get new pads for the front. They haven't been right since I put my fenders on. My co-worker (and awesome bike nerd) thinks it's the tension, but I know for a fact that everything on the bike is original, so better safe than sorry.

I also want to get me some gloves. Stupid road rash. ha.
Cool, I love old Schwinns. I agree with Stacey, by the way, do get a helmet if you don't already have one! I'd hate to lose another Schwinn lover.

If the pads are original, then, yep, I'd likely replace them too! They will have gotten hard from the elstomers leaching out of the rubber compound.
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Cool, I love old Schwinns. I agree with Stacey, by the way, do get a helmet if you don't already have one! I'd hate to lose another Schwinn lover.

If the pads are original, then, yep, I'd likely replace them too! They will have gotten hard from the elstomers leaching out of the rubber compound.
Oh, I totally have a helmet, would not be without it. Had it before I had the current bike. I'd no sooner ride without one than I would ride in a car without a seatbelt.

I think the brake problems are exactly that... OLD PADS. You should see the tires. Those were original too. EEK.
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