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Forum: General Cycling Discussion 10-10-15, 07:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,913
Posted By Coal Buster
I could take that bike to poor areas in the...

I could take that bike to poor areas in the poconos I know and film a bunch of young, white guys doing the same thing...and it still wouldn't be funny.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-23-15, 11:23 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,346
Posted By Coal Buster
If the cogs are loose, doesn't that release all...

If the cogs are loose, doesn't that release all those tiny little ball bearings in a freewheel?
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 09-08-15, 05:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 652
Posted By Coal Buster
If the Amazon items are not shipping from an...

If the Amazon items are not shipping from an Amazon warehouse but rather from individual stores listed on Amazon, then you have to pay for shipping on each item. Otherwise, use Super Saver shipping...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-06-15, 05:21 PM
Replies: 13,138
Views: 1,554,408
Posted By Coal Buster
If the intended function is to kill its rider and...

If the intended function is to kill its rider and any nearby pedestrians with the rotating propeller then I guess you're right.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-03-15, 05:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,196
Posted By Coal Buster
Even if you got it dished enough to fit, your...

Even if you got it dished enough to fit, your derailleur would hit the spokes.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 09-03-15, 05:27 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,658
Posted By Coal Buster
They [the dead] only see what they want to see.

They [the dead] only see what they want to see.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 09-01-15, 07:29 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,668
Posted By Coal Buster
Yes, the gorilla and the basketball effect is...

Yes, the gorilla and the basketball effect is well documented. In a sense, humans only see what they expect to see. The problem as cyclists is how do we routinely put ourselves in positions where...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-31-15, 09:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 472
Posted By Coal Buster
There's a suntour 73x122mm on ebay. Others can...

There's a suntour 73x122mm on ebay. Others can tell you if it's close enough.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 08-31-15, 09:17 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,668
Posted By Coal Buster
Riding on the sidewalk against traffic is more...

Riding on the sidewalk against traffic is more dangerous for a cyclist than for a pedestrian. When approaching an intersection to make a right turn, a driver will look right to see if anyone is in...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-29-15, 06:17 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,285
Posted By Coal Buster
Here's my Cilo sport 105: $5 garage sale: ...

Here's my Cilo sport 105: $5 garage sale:
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I just saw a Centurion Ironman with the same groupset on craigslist. The giveaway of the type is Biopace chainrings and a Shimano 105 darkgrey...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-28-15, 07:27 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,285
Posted By Coal Buster
There are a bunch of multi-branded six speed...

There are a bunch of multi-branded six speed bikes from the late eighties made from Tange #1 (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) tubing, featuring Shimano's 105 group....
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-25-15, 02:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,080
Posted By Coal Buster
Call the court where the ticket is issued and...

Call the court where the ticket is issued and speak to the clerk. The DMV is not part of justice and dealing with them if you have an issue with a ticket is fruitless. See if the court will give...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-25-15, 09:00 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 5,481
Posted By Coal Buster
That's better :)

That's better :)
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-25-15, 08:27 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 5,481
Posted By Coal Buster
Be honest. In the world of men, both those terms...

Be honest. In the world of men, both those terms have negative associations with them.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-25-15, 07:59 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 5,481
Posted By Coal Buster
I'm not arguing the principle. I just find the...

I'm not arguing the principle. I just find the words "lightweight" and "teetotaler" to be pejoratives.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-25-15, 07:11 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 5,481
Posted By Coal Buster
Ha, I love the implied ad hominem attack 'if you...

Ha, I love the implied ad hominem attack 'if you can't handle one beer, there's something wrong with you!'
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-24-15, 09:49 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 5,481
Posted By Coal Buster
Would go better with hobo bars.

Would go better with hobo bars.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 08-21-15, 08:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 687
Posted By Coal Buster
Could be device specific. I'm totally Mac based...

Could be device specific. I'm totally Mac based and I've not noticed a uptick in ads. I don't use an ad blocker.

(decided to follow up and checked my web logs. Safari is constantly blocking...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 08-21-15, 08:31 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,859
Posted By Coal Buster
I've been eating salty foods like crazy lately...

I've been eating salty foods like crazy lately while I haven't been able to ride for over a month because of recent surgery. Well, I've been getting headaches in the afternoon at about 4pm for the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-20-15, 06:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,658
Posted By Coal Buster
How many different brand names were these six...

How many different brand names were these six speed "Shimano 105 Specials" sold under? I have one in a Cilo. I saw one today on Craig's list named SainTropez and now this Schwinn Tempo basically...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-20-15, 12:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By Coal Buster
I believe that bike would have had studs for...

I believe that bike would have had studs for V-brakes.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-17-15, 10:19 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,786
Posted By Coal Buster
As touched on by fietsbob, internally geared rear...

As touched on by fietsbob, internally geared rear hubs are generally used with single gear front cranks. Stormy-Archer makes some sets to use with their hubs. I'd be surprised if other...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 08-14-15, 09:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,616
Posted By Coal Buster
Rootman Advice well taken but I think you'd have...

Rootman Advice well taken but I think you'd have to make yourself a target before anyone would put forth the effort to dig deeper into you. There are probably thousands if not hundreds of thousands...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 08-14-15, 08:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,616
Posted By Coal Buster
My life would have to get a whole lot more...

My life would have to get a whole lot more interesting to worry about it.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-13-15, 10:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,204
Posted By Coal Buster
The SA X-RF8 eight speed can go down to 120mm...

The SA X-RF8 eight speed can go down to 120mm dropout spacing.
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