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Forum: Road Cycling 03-13-16, 10:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 242
Posted By Motolegs
Beer and tequila shots

Last thing I remember. Walked into REI thinking I wouldn't leave empty handed.

Next thing I knew, walked out with a Diamondback. Shimano 105. Aluminum with carbon fork. Hed wheels. Less than $500!...
Forum: Road Cycling 03-03-16, 09:00 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,338
Posted By Motolegs
Cheap, functional, AND a collectors item! ;) I...

Cheap, functional, AND a collectors item! ;) I have a set right here. Look much like an older 2300 set, with thumb shifters and all, but with a 7 speed RD.

Interestingly, this bike came with a...
Forum: Road Cycling 03-03-16, 03:12 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,338
Posted By Motolegs
Just curious, but doesn't the bottom of the...

Just curious, but doesn't the bottom of the barrel title now go to the Tourney road group? They are common now on BD bikes. I happen to have one myself on a Mirage S. 1400 miles, and it works nice.
Forum: Winter Cycling 03-03-16, 06:23 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,311
Posted By Motolegs
I hear you on this one. My route home from work,...

I hear you on this one. My route home from work, although only three+ miles, often features headwinds from fronts moving in from the West. We had a 50 mph gust yesterday morning- not that bad coming...
Forum: Commuting 02-26-16, 03:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 672
Posted By Motolegs
When the bike is upside down, it LOOKS like they...

When the bike is upside down, it LOOKS like they are on right. Then you flip it over, and S***! It's cool as long as long as there's enough beer left to redo the job, LOL
Forum: Winter Cycling 02-19-16, 03:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,311
Posted By Motolegs
Makes you wonder how we as a species made it this...

Makes you wonder how we as a species made it this far without four wheeled, heated transport. :rolleyes:
Forum: Winter Cycling 02-05-16, 06:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,311
Posted By Motolegs
I really dug this quote!:thumb:

I really dug this quote!:thumb:
Forum: Winter Cycling 02-04-16, 06:25 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,311
Posted By Motolegs
"Did you ride your bike today?" fatigue

I'm sure everyone who posts here has heard it. Lately here the question has been coming up a lot more than usual, with morning temps hovering in the 5 degree F mark, along with icy roads.

It's...
Forum: Commuting 12-25-15, 03:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 752
Posted By Motolegs
Have been my own Santa. Flogged my credit card.. ...

Have been my own Santa. Flogged my credit card..

A pair of ski mittens that cost over $100. Did not know such things existed. But I hate cold hands. Rack and panniers made for modern MTB's with...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 12-25-15, 03:24 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,682
Posted By Motolegs
OP, which Bikes Direct ride did you get? I don't...

OP, which Bikes Direct ride did you get? I don't think it would be a bad idea to shoot them an e mail about the chain issue. What do you have to lose? In my experience they have been great with...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 12-25-15, 08:32 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,682
Posted By Motolegs
My 2 cents in regards to Bikes Direct.. Bought...

My 2 cents in regards to Bikes Direct.. Bought from them twice and found their bikes to be really nice. Had a Motobecane Mirage with a steel frame and indexed downtube shifters that I really liked,...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 12-12-15, 01:57 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,076
Posted By Motolegs
The opposite. I have a "low level" Trek 1.1 that...

The opposite. I have a "low level" Trek 1.1 that garners compliments all the time. She sure is purdy.
Forum: Road Cycling 11-29-15, 03:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 688
Posted By Motolegs
Beat me to it.. Was going to say heretic.

Beat me to it.. Was going to say heretic.
Forum: Road Cycling 11-29-15, 01:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 688
Posted By Motolegs
Thanks guys, the OP was (mostly) tongue in cheek-...

Thanks guys, the OP was (mostly) tongue in cheek- there were moments today looking out at the iced over pavement when I looked back at last "riding" season and thought, darn, all those times I could...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-28-15, 05:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 688
Posted By Motolegs
Don't know what you got till it's gone.

Here in cold Colorado, just at the beginning of Seasonal times. Was pondering what a drag it is not being able to really get out there and ride miles.

The commuter bike is all ready to go, spiked...
Forum: Commuting 11-28-15, 04:38 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,284
Posted By Motolegs
There is this guy I named "Close Encounters"...

There is this guy I named "Close Encounters" because he is lit up like a UFO. I stood stunned at an intersection watching him pass by. Thought he WAS one for a second.

Best part? Seen him more...
Forum: Commuting 11-28-15, 07:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,743
Posted By Motolegs
Fantastic feeling ain't it?! I reside on the...

Fantastic feeling ain't it?! I reside on the Front Range as well, and took the icy conditions afforded us by this Wintery blast to break out the studded tire bike despite having the day off. Did a...
Forum: Commuting 11-26-15, 04:07 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,284
Posted By Motolegs
The first ride of the season on studded tires in...

The first ride of the season on studded tires in freezing weather actually generates good feelings.
Forum: Commuting 11-12-15, 07:30 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,338
Posted By Motolegs
Wake up earlier. Put on your riding clothes when...

Wake up earlier. Put on your riding clothes when you get up. (I shower when getting home, not in the AM.) Sip coffee, watch the news. I like packing stuff up bit by bit as it occurs to me, not all at...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-08-15, 10:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,165
Posted By Motolegs
Scott, I had a pair of 25x700 Armadillos that...

Scott, I had a pair of 25x700 Armadillos that lasted almost a year. The worst ride imaginable. Guy pulled out of an alley and I had to mash the brakes. Left a six foot skidmark.. and the rear tire...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 11-07-15, 05:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 428
Posted By Motolegs
Man, I just spewed a mouthful of cheese and wine...

Man, I just spewed a mouthful of cheese and wine after reading that..
Forum: Road Cycling 11-07-15, 09:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,165
Posted By Motolegs
Bought a pair of folding 23X700 Gatorskins for...

Bought a pair of folding 23X700 Gatorskins for general use and reliability. The ride on chip seal roads is pretty horrible. Don't think I can make babies anymore. And, the darn things are not bomb...
Forum: Commuting 11-07-15, 09:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,193
Posted By Motolegs
OK, drunk dude. But I NEVER forgot my bike.

OK, drunk dude. But I NEVER forgot my bike.
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 11-07-15, 09:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 428
Posted By Motolegs
LOL, it was bedtime last night...

LOL, it was bedtime last night...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 11-06-15, 07:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 428
Posted By Motolegs
I'm outta here.

I'm outta here.
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