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Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-28-16, 02:42 PM
Replies: 9,820
Views: 764,329
Posted By fender1
Nikorod and I got in 20 miles of single track...

Nikorod and I got in 20 miles of single track today. He on his 1993 Trek 950 and me on my 1989 Trek 950. Got some funny looks out on trails! It was a mix of mud and slightly frozen mud, things got...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-21-16, 03:03 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 2,773
Posted By fender1
Sniping programs give you your time back. It is...

Sniping programs give you your time back. It is hysterical to me that people would try and compete in a competitive market place with antiquated methods.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-20-16, 11:12 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,719
Posted By fender1
Thank you for saving me the trouble of typing...

Thank you for saving me the trouble of typing that........
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-15-16, 01:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 526
Posted By fender1
To your point, it is effectively a mirror...look...

To your point, it is effectively a mirror...look away! It hideous!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-15-16, 10:01 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,411
Posted By fender1
Slippery slope. Do you try to save other usable...

Slippery slope. Do you try to save other usable items from the waste stream? How would you feel if you ran the facility and had to answer to everyone who had a "better idea" on how to handle these...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-15-16, 09:45 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,503
Posted By fender1
+2. I closed my fed ex account because of the...

+2. I closed my fed ex account because of the better pricing through bike flights.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-13-16, 12:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 523
Posted By fender1
I took this advice and am happier for it. 1 Road...

I took this advice and am happier for it. 1 Road bike (Rivendell A. Homer) and 1 Mountain bike (1989 Trek 950). I love tinkering with old bikes, talking about them and the hobby in general but I feel...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-13-16, 10:26 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,503
Posted By fender1
I get it and completely understand. I would have...

I get it and completely understand. I would have the exact same reaction. That said, it becomes an equation of Time/Money/Happiness. You have to figure out the correct ratio.


I would go after...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-12-16, 01:47 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,341
Posted By fender1
This bike will be slow because there are no...

This bike will be slow because there are no light, 650b wheels available, anywhere, no matter what. Ever.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-10-16, 01:16 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 2,637
Posted By fender1
This thread=Desperate cry for attention.

This thread=Desperate cry for attention.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-09-16, 11:57 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 2,637
Posted By fender1
I would suggest subscribing to Bicycle Quarterly....

I would suggest subscribing to Bicycle Quarterly. They pretty regularly test titanium, carbon and custom steel framed rando style bikes with 650b wheels, electronic shifting, carbon rims, 11 speed...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-08-16, 08:53 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 2,637
Posted By fender1
Seems you had your answer before you started the...

Seems you had your answer before you started the thread...maybe time for a ride? Fill those water bottles with Ensure and hit the road!:D
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-08-16, 07:37 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 2,637
Posted By fender1
Maybe its time to change what cycling is to you?...

Maybe its time to change what cycling is to you? Your too old to race or ride/train like you still race, so why not try something different? There is not much point in comparing apples and oranges...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 12-08-16, 07:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 821
Posted By fender1
If it were me I would be re-thinking pricing....

If it were me I would be re-thinking pricing. Dents on a frame are a deal killer for me. To fix it properly you need to destroy the original paint in that ares and have it repainted or have the paint...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-05-16, 09:00 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,021
Posted By fender1
https://www.amazon.com/SUNRACE-MF-MO5-Freewheel-Sh...

https://www.amazon.com/SUNRACE-MF-MO5-Freewheel-Shimano-Compatible/dp/B00811SIFY/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1480949983&sr=8-1&keywords=5+speed+freewheel
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-04-16, 07:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,021
Posted By fender1
My freewheel cleaning method: 1. Load old...

My freewheel cleaning method:

1. Load old freewheels (5/6/7 speed) in to 2 Gallon bucket.
2. Cover freewheels with gasoline in bucket.
3. Flick match toward bucket while turning to run at the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-03-16, 04:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 733
Posted By fender1
Very nice! If one of those ever comes up in my...

Very nice! If one of those ever comes up in my size, I would like to give it a go.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-02-16, 12:52 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,498
Posted By fender1
:roflmao2:

:roflmao2:
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-02-16, 11:10 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,498
Posted By fender1
If that's the case than your feet are as a...

If that's the case than your feet are as a effective as rim brakes, as they stop your bike as well as brakes...it just takes a bit more time.....:innocent:
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-02-16, 11:08 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,498
Posted By fender1
How about the dual pivots brakes exist because...

How about the dual pivots brakes exist because they are better than the single pivots and we call it a day? :D:D:DHonestly, the idea that there have be no improvements in brake effectiveness in the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-30-16, 07:57 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,341
Posted By fender1
Very nice! Are vertical drop outs in the plan as...

Very nice! Are vertical drop outs in the plan as well?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-30-16, 05:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,403
Posted By fender1
Sweet! Fantastic bag support!

Sweet! Fantastic bag support!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-30-16, 05:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 926
Posted By fender1
$662 (approx)shipped for that bike is an awesome...

$662 (approx)shipped for that bike is an awesome deal, IMHO. I say ride it everywhere.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-25-16, 10:20 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,341
Posted By fender1
Nice! Funny how Raleigh could not seem to get the...

Nice! Funny how Raleigh could not seem to get the front drop outs in correctly!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-24-16, 01:40 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 10,231
Posted By fender1
I used a block of wood, a wooden mallet and a bit...

I used a block of wood, a wooden mallet and a bit of WD-40. In my reading of this thread I never realized until just now, you were talking about reaming the brake arm to accept the bushing. I never...
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