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Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 02-23-15, 01:00 PM
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Posted By coldfeet
1952 Humber/Raleigh

I was talking to the owner of this bicycle the other day, and he finally sent me some pictures. He originally told me he bought it in 1948, but it seems his memory was playing tricks, as the hub says...
Forum: Living Car Free 11-20-12, 06:26 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,929
Posted By coldfeet
I don't care what 99% of women think of me, I...

I don't care what 99% of women think of me, I only care what my fabulous GF thinks of me. Given that she is more bike mad than I am...:)
Forum: Commuting 11-20-12, 05:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,102
Posted By coldfeet
I used the non premium version last Winter, and...

I used the non premium version last Winter, and have them on again for this season. I am recommending them for certain situations. In my mind the ideal set up for Calgary, is a set of these for...
Forum: Utility Cycling 11-20-12, 05:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,188
Posted By coldfeet
I bought one of these as a gift, when delivering...

I bought one of these as a gift, when delivering it, it was hard to tell it was there. When we took it out the following night for a test, it swallowed a dozen large library books, couple of sacks...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-31-12, 07:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,312
Posted By coldfeet
lots of ideas here, if none of these seem to...

lots of ideas here, if none of these seem to help, can you post pics from the side, one of just the bike, one of you on it? Also shot from above and down on the bars.
Forum: Commuting 07-13-12, 11:23 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,160
Posted By coldfeet
Bike shorts, spandex, snug fitting, fairly thin...

Bike shorts, spandex, snug fitting, fairly thin pad, good quality, bike jersey, nothing else, get over it.

If you're really shy, get a long, wicking tee-shirt instead of the jersey.
Forum: Commuting 07-13-12, 11:16 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,512
Posted By coldfeet
I'm 56, I look....40? Some have said 35. My blood...

I'm 56, I look....40? Some have said 35. My blood work is the sort of thing my doctor says he wishes his 35 year old patients could match. I get compliments from the ladies on my legs, My stress...
Forum: Western Canada 07-11-12, 08:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 990
Posted By coldfeet
Yes, the pathways are confusing, it isn't helped...

Yes, the pathways are confusing, it isn't helped by the way the paths wrap around the rivers. I've ended up on the wrong side so often...We do have leash law, it isn't followed by everyone, but...
Forum: Western Canada 07-11-12, 08:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,245
Posted By coldfeet
Ouch! If it's steel, I would see about getting...

Ouch! If it's steel, I would see about getting couplers installed if this going to be a regular occurrence.
Forum: Commuting 07-11-12, 07:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,369
Posted By coldfeet
That would be smart, driver screams, covers his...

That would be smart, driver screams, covers his eyes, and jams foot down on accelerator thinking it's the brake? Around here, you'd probably get done for assault with weapon for doing that.

The OP...
Forum: Commuting 06-28-12, 10:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,125
Posted By coldfeet
http://www.pinkbike.com/news/santa-cruz-bicycles-t...

http://www.pinkbike.com/news/santa-cruz-bicycles-test-lab.html
Forum: Utility Cycling 06-27-12, 07:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 773
Posted By coldfeet
The fact that it is an older Cannondale, and thus...

The fact that it is an older Cannondale, and thus aluminum? Makes me a little nervous. if you do it, I would make it a routine to inspect the frame at key points, particularly where you bolt on the...
Forum: Western Canada 06-27-12, 06:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,796
Posted By coldfeet
Eh, if you're in the NW, I can give you some...

Eh, if you're in the NW, I can give you some basic pointers. you could also wheel it in to MEC, and see what they say.
Forum: Western Canada 06-27-12, 06:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,357
Posted By coldfeet
Cruisers, roadies, tourers, MTBs, cargo bikes, (...

Cruisers, roadies, tourers, MTBs, cargo bikes, ( hey, how else would Sean get the firewood down there? ) Relaxed pace, eclectic group of people, few zany but harmless types, ( Hi Vanessa! ) last one...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 04-15-12, 10:29 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 28,984
Posted By coldfeet
The others are pretty bad, but the highlighted...

The others are pretty bad, but the highlighted one... "Eh... and the horse you rode in on."

I'd like to see him get money out of me for that!
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 04-15-12, 10:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,152
Posted By coldfeet
Or in the case of Microsoft products, "It's not a...

Or in the case of Microsoft products, "It's not a bug, it's a feature!"
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 04-15-12, 10:19 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 28,984
Posted By coldfeet
I go to a store that has this problem frequently....

I go to a store that has this problem frequently. it used to really get me riled. then i saw a notice that they subscribe to a "fair deal scanning policy" or some such. if the price at the check out...
Forum: Commuting 04-15-12, 09:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,158
Posted By coldfeet
Move it, if it was as described. Much smaller,...

Move it, if it was as described. Much smaller, and i could just roll over it, and would probably do so, but might stop long enough to flick it off if I thought it was a particular hazard.
Forum: Commuting 04-15-12, 09:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 270
Posted By coldfeet
I owned ( actually still do if I can get it back...

I owned ( actually still do if I can get it back ) a wheeler. Think it was a 3000? Not sure it's the same brand. It was an aluminum frame with really close coupled rear triangle, triple chainring,...
Forum: Living Car Free 04-15-12, 09:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 967
Posted By coldfeet
Me too, though perhaps "like" isn't quite strong...

Me too, though perhaps "like" isn't quite strong enough. Thanks for the tip OP, must go track this down.
Forum: Living Car Free 04-15-12, 09:01 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,776
Posted By coldfeet
My current commute is 8 km. It's perfect for me,...

My current commute is 8 km. It's perfect for me, just enough to give me a workout, but short enough that I can do it in just about any weather.

I do remember reading about a guy that had a 100...
Forum: Commuting 04-05-12, 02:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,013
Posted By coldfeet
It's all across North America, Canadians get...

It's all across North America, Canadians get their bikes cabled for left front as well. Does Mexico do this?

I always switch to Right Front, spent far too much time riding motorcycles to change my...
Forum: Western Canada 04-03-12, 12:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 773
Posted By coldfeet
bikebike.ca does full moon rides, usually on a...

bikebike.ca does full moon rides, usually on a Friday, but this month 8th April, it's on Saturday. Gather at the shop around 6.45-7.15pm, ride to a local park, listen to music, singe some hotdogs,...
Forum: Commuting 04-02-12, 11:57 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,128
Posted By coldfeet
I'm finding it harder than ever these days to...

I'm finding it harder than ever these days to tell when people are trolling.

If i think about it, i use both brakes, but mostly I'm just covering the rear brake, i.e. hardly putting any effort...
Forum: Utility Cycling 03-29-12, 11:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 723
Posted By coldfeet
Pics of 100lbs load please.

Pics of 100lbs load please.
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