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Forum: Touring 07-23-16, 11:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 151
Posted By Dave Cutter
The bicycles themselves generally ride great (if...

The bicycles themselves generally ride great (if not damaged). The problem is generally fit and bicycle condition. Fit is important... but most non-cyclists or new cyclist know very little about what...
Forum: Touring 07-23-16, 10:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 151
Posted By Dave Cutter
Brifters, derailleurs, wheels, tire, handlebars,...

Brifters, derailleurs, wheels, tire, handlebars, saddle..... if the bikes rides decent... the parts are worth near asking price. I just recently sold my 93 Europa (with damaged decals) for $140.
Forum: Touring 07-23-16, 09:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 151
Posted By Dave Cutter
I don't think the 90's Asian made Bianchi had any...

I don't think the 90's Asian made Bianchi had any real markings... engraved/stamped/etc.. The Shimano parts would also be normal. It should not be carrying a high enough price to make new fake decals...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-23-16, 09:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 216
Posted By Dave Cutter
I prefer a little paste of hard wax. Mostly...

I prefer a little paste of hard wax. Mostly because I am old... and that's what I am used to using. I think/feel that the paste wax holds up better to the sweat than a hard wax.
Forum: Touring 07-23-16, 09:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 151
Posted By Dave Cutter
It's a bicycle! But that is all I can tell from...

It's a bicycle! But that is all I can tell from this resolution. What is the serial number?
Forum: Road Cycling 07-23-16, 09:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 376
Posted By Dave Cutter
When I have thoughts along those lines while...

When I have thoughts along those lines while cycling..... I always assume I need to hydrate. :)

Sticks! Branches... bits and pieces of trees... whatever you want to call them.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-23-16, 08:46 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 3,947
Posted By Dave Cutter
You break into a house and you are a burglar.

You break into a house and you are a burglar.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-23-16, 09:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 141
Posted By Dave Cutter
I don't know where your at but it's hotter than...

I don't know where your at but it's hotter than hell here. I need that extra water bottle today.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-23-16, 09:37 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 3,947
Posted By Dave Cutter
The MUPs are great. But the MUP in most cases are...

The MUPs are great. But the MUP in most cases are part of the parks system! These games are great for the parks!

But more people on foot... isn't so great for bicycles. Thank God.... bicycles...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-22-16, 10:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,254
Posted By Dave Cutter
I've found the search cookie function to be a...

I've found the search cookie function to be a form of entertainment. Just do a search for something that you would LIKE to see advertisements for.

OP.... seriously.... guy or gal.... see a doctor!
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-22-16, 09:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 442
Posted By Dave Cutter
The business actually pay to have the Pokémon...

The business actually pay to have the Pokémon critters hang where the vendor is located. Hence... it is the downtown business paying to attract customers.

Being an old coot.... I can remember from...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-22-16, 09:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 376
Posted By Dave Cutter
First... let me post that I originally bought...

First... let me post that I originally bought this lube for a wall-hanger bike I kept in my basement office. I wanted the chain to look shiny and clean. But I also tried it on a bicycle I regularly...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-22-16, 09:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 376
Posted By Dave Cutter
I apply chain oil link-by-link... allowing the...

I apply chain oil link-by-link... allowing the lube to saturate into rollers and around the pins. I shake the Semi-dry bottle from time-to-time while applying. The next day (if time allows) I light...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-21-16, 10:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 442
Posted By Dave Cutter
I don't believe fatalities to be unnecessary!...

I don't believe fatalities to be unnecessary! Death... is very much a part of the human condition.

Of course it is only natural for humans to wish to be greater than what they are as that is also...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-21-16, 10:28 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,254
Posted By Dave Cutter
Doctor! Just because your a cyclist... doesn't...

Doctor!
Just because your a cyclist... doesn't mean this is cycling related. I'd guess that it is not.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-21-16, 10:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 376
Posted By Dave Cutter
I started using the White Lighting Semi-dry last...

I started using the White Lighting Semi-dry last year. I love that stuff. It is silent, clean, wears well. I washed my bike (one of them) yesterday and the lube was easy to remove with soap and water...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-21-16, 10:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 380
Posted By Dave Cutter
I like the camelbak insulated water bottles. My...

I like the camelbak insulated water bottles. My wife makes tea... so I pour tea in the bottle(s) before I head out. Sometimes the tea warms a little... I don't really care.

I drink every 4 miles...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-21-16, 09:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 442
Posted By Dave Cutter
Carnage? About two cyclists a day in the USA....

Carnage? About two cyclists a day in the USA. Half of which are the cyclists fault. And most.... are still caused by the old and most favorite traffic killer of all time... booze. I don't intend to...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-21-16, 06:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 442
Posted By Dave Cutter
I can hear erratic steering. Even car tires...

I can hear erratic steering. Even car tires tracking to the left or right sound different than a car going straight. I have a mirror.... but I also listen carefully.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-21-16, 06:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 451
Posted By Dave Cutter
Grand daughter asked me the other day if traffic...

Grand daughter asked me the other day if traffic lights were black and white 100 years ago.... you know... cause there was no color.

Everything looked rougher and dirtier in the old black and...
Forum: Living Car Free 07-21-16, 05:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 279
Posted By Dave Cutter
Yeah my 2nd-hand, un-brand, two wheeler has an...

Yeah my 2nd-hand, un-brand, two wheeler has an 85# weight limit.... which seems at the high end of it's limit.
Forum: Fitting Your Bike 07-21-16, 08:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 484
Posted By Dave Cutter
Particularly if your racing.... your saddle...

Particularly if your racing.... your saddle position should be set so that you are properly "perched" on the bicycle. That position should allow you to easily stand, slide back (even to a position...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-21-16, 12:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By Dave Cutter
Todays ride on my road bike... was just as much...

Todays ride on my road bike... was just as much as riding my Schwinn Varsity was.... over fifty years ago.
Forum: Road Cycling 07-21-16, 12:07 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 3,812
Posted By Dave Cutter
Bicycles are part engineering and part artistry....

Bicycles are part engineering and part artistry. The correct quality and combination of both... isn't science. Maybe the formula to build a special bike is more luck... than anything else.

But it...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-20-16, 11:50 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 3,812
Posted By Dave Cutter
I have yet to jump-in on the bigger tire trend....

I have yet to jump-in on the bigger tire trend. My bikes are somewhat limited on the tire sizes they can accept. However I have found 25mm more comfy than the 23. And... if you want a little more...
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