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Forum: Foo 07-02-16, 06:09 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By cranky old road
My wife says she's seen a couple in the 25 years...

My wife says she's seen a couple in the 25 years she's been driving her 90 mile mail route in rural South Carolina.
Forum: Foo 06-19-16, 11:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 330
Posted By cranky old road
Most of what I know comes from dealing with my...

Most of what I know comes from dealing with my father's experience. If this (https://www.healthpocket.com/medicare/plan/2015-security-blue-deluxe-hmo-gyuln#.V2bajKI_DtQ) is her plan it is not...
Forum: Foo 04-06-16, 06:39 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,892
Posted By cranky old road
When I was an RCA I was on a route whose regular...

When I was an RCA I was on a route whose regular carrier had avoided mail count for several years. We were in the second fastest growing county in the country and the route was rated a 48k, the...
Forum: Foo 04-04-16, 05:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 508
Posted By cranky old road
That's what shes said?

That's what shes said?
Forum: Foo 03-29-16, 05:54 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,892
Posted By cranky old road
Based upon my brief experience as a Rural Carrier...

Based upon my brief experience as a Rural Carrier Associate (part-time non-career substitute who is always on call and must have a working car to destroy on a route at all times) and my wife's 30...
Forum: Foo 01-20-16, 05:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 802
Posted By cranky old road
Unless you're a politician. Then you might need...

Unless you're a politician. Then you might need it to keep the foreskin off your face.:)
Forum: Foo 12-12-15, 06:10 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 6,814
Posted By cranky old road
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a8qE6WQmNus ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a8qE6WQmNus

:p
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 11-02-15, 02:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,515
Posted By cranky old road
Portions of the break look rusty, as though there...

Portions of the break look rusty, as though there has been a crack for a long while.
Forum: Manufacturer, Retailer, Survey and Consumer Feedback 10-28-15, 01:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,519
Posted By cranky old road
"The time of day that most bicycle fatalities...

"The time of day that most bicycle fatalities occurred was between the hours of 6:00 and 9:00"

You might specify AM and/or PM
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-21-15, 05:03 PM
Replies: 13,115
Views: 1,551,219
Posted By cranky old road
Those look like the Weinmann inox fenders that...

Those look like the Weinmann inox fenders that are stock on my Raleigh Carlton. They actually do a decent job at keeping my ass and face dry when the roads are wet.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-17-15, 02:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 601
Posted By cranky old road
I lived in Chapel Hill when McLean was building...

I lived in Chapel Hill when McLean was building Silk Hope (Silkhope?) bicycles but couldn't afford one although a buddy of mine had a beauty. I was stuck with my crappy used Ron Cooper.:p
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 06-17-15, 02:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,670
Posted By cranky old road
I've always suspected that it was a clever way to...

I've always suspected that it was a clever way to switch "Classic Coke" from sugar to cheaper corn syrup without arousing consumer outrage. I'd read some time before the New Coke "fiasco" that Coke...
Forum: Jokes & Humor 04-09-15, 03:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,872
Posted By cranky old road
Nicely done.

Nicely done.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-06-15, 07:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Posted By cranky old road
Is page 127 what you...

Is page 127 what you need?www.campagnolo.com/media/files/035_172_Catalogue_spare%20parts_tools_Campagnolo_2006_part_C.pdf
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 03-22-15, 05:36 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,600
Posted By cranky old road
Role

Role
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 02-21-15, 06:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 703
Posted By cranky old road
Just realized those brake shoe/pads are the...

Just realized those brake shoe/pads are the mirage/veloce single piece bolt-into-the back sort that predate the skeleton design. Are the slots in the calipers still too narrow for more "normal"...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 02-21-15, 04:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 703
Posted By cranky old road
The washers between the calipers and shoes look a...

The washers between the calipers and shoes look a lot thicker than on my record brakes. I wonder if the parts are incorrect, if they are mounted backwards so their concave side is not seating on the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-22-14, 07:51 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,608
Posted By cranky old road
I could post a gratuitous photo of young Sophia...

I could post a gratuitous photo of young Sophia Loren, but that would be wrong.

http://desktopwallpaper.org.in/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/Sophia-Loren-030-1920x1200.jpg
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-10-14, 08:35 AM
Replies: 13,115
Views: 1,551,219
Posted By cranky old road
Duh. < English major?

Duh.
< English major?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-10-14, 06:23 AM
Replies: 13,115
Views: 1,551,219
Posted By cranky old road
Be the first one on your block with a prime...

Be the first one on your block with a prime number of speeds?
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-09-14, 08:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 877
Posted By cranky old road
He is more clever than I. Among his several bikes...

He is more clever than I. Among his several bikes are two Santana tandems. He has convinced his wife to go along for the ride. My wife is too small to make a captain and to wise to give over control...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-09-14, 02:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 877
Posted By cranky old road
I have an identical Bianchi, and although it is...

I have an identical Bianchi, and although it is relatively heavy, I was impressed anew with the ride when I visited it at my brother''s house (I avoid having all of my bicycles where my wife can see...
Forum: Foo 11-30-14, 02:42 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,449
Posted By cranky old road
Thanks for posting. He will be missed here.

Thanks for posting. He will be missed here.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 11-30-14, 02:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 920
Posted By cranky old road
I've worried that using my left arm to signal...

I've worried that using my left arm to signal right will give a driver the impression I am "flipping them off," with unintended consequences.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-30-14, 02:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 721
Posted By cranky old road
Hard to tell from the photos but it looks like...

Hard to tell from the photos but it looks like the shifters might be clamped on meaning there are no braze-ons.
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