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Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-16-16, 04:38 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By Germany_chris
To be honest I'd probably throw a carbon for on...

To be honest I'd probably throw a carbon for on it anyway...

The frame is $200ish
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-16-16, 03:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 456
Posted By Germany_chris
Would you buy a Pinarello SLX frame that's been repainted?

To me part of the appeal of steel Italian is the paint no matter how bad it flakes it's art. This frame has nice high quality German paint it'll probably not flake off short of a nuclear winter (or...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 02-05-16, 06:54 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,462
Posted By Germany_chris
I don't think anyone disagrees

I don't think anyone disagrees
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 02-05-16, 06:44 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,462
Posted By Germany_chris
It's a good first lesson, I'll think of something...

It's a good first lesson, I'll think of something else to teach you tomorrow. We'll have a series of learning moments going forward.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 02-05-16, 01:51 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,462
Posted By Germany_chris
Saddle, tires, and position on the bike have far...

Saddle, tires, and position on the bike have far more effect on comfort than frame material. Aluminum bikes like CF just look stupid and that's reason enough not to ride them.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 02-04-16, 10:34 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 3,739
Posted By Germany_chris
I don't think what bikes I own adds context I'm...

I don't think what bikes I own adds context I'm either right or wrong on a technical matter and knowing what bike I own doesn't make me more right or lass wrong. When it comes to opinion my bikes...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 02-04-16, 10:10 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,643
Posted By Germany_chris
I don't think Waterford's are particularly...

I don't think Waterford's are particularly expensive.
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 09-10-14, 11:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,145
Posted By Germany_chris
fender mounts = non-racer IME

fender mounts = non-racer IME
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-11-14, 02:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,768
Posted By Germany_chris
Me too...lets see some pictures

Me too...lets see some pictures
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-11-14, 12:39 PM
Replies: 13,115
Views: 1,540,292
Posted By Germany_chris
That bike is American close to me.

That bike is American close to me.
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 08-11-14, 08:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,987
Posted By Germany_chris
That's a pretty bike!

That's a pretty bike!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-11-14, 07:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 476
Posted By Germany_chris
Diamant back in the day could have been built...

Diamant back in the day could have been built from low end all the way to modestly high. Diamant today is now owned by Trek. Without pictures we can't tell anything (at least I can't see pictures)
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 08-11-14, 12:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 833
Posted By Germany_chris
It's a fine deal but the issue is it's like...

It's a fine deal but the issue is it's like buying an old Alfa Romeo with early fuel injection for 2/3rds the price of a new car. To the right person this is a fine trade off but to most it's not the...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-10-14, 05:44 PM
Replies: 1,163
Views: 98,153
Posted By Germany_chris
Feeling guilty?

Feeling guilty?
Forum: Road Cycling 08-10-14, 05:34 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,613
Posted By Germany_chris
Hey look Shimano failed whoda thunk.

Hey look Shimano failed whoda thunk.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-10-14, 05:16 PM
Replies: 1,163
Views: 98,153
Posted By Germany_chris
just a note if your bike has a level top tube...

just a note if your bike has a level top tube your not supposed to be showing 9-11 inches of seat post with the stem reversed with and 40-50mm of spacer underneath it's an indication that your bike...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-10-14, 05:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,787
Posted By Germany_chris
This thread is full of all kind of win :crash:

This thread is full of all kind of win :crash:
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-10-14, 02:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 937
Posted By Germany_chris
I'd get what ever color russled my jimmies but...

I'd get what ever color russled my jimmies but I'd probably match the head tube sticker then as money got better match the saddle to the tape because it needs a splash of color
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-10-14, 02:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 510
Posted By Germany_chris
I'm heavy my old me was 25 pounds lighter and I...

I'm heavy my old me was 25 pounds lighter and I drank more beer. So what do you think? Is my weight ok or did I should go I try to get lighter?
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 08-10-14, 02:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 833
Posted By Germany_chris
It's worth 1k to me but then I like Colnago's and...

It's worth 1k to me but then I like Colnago's and Sachs and together makes it even better.
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 08-10-14, 02:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,759
Posted By Germany_chris
What's the seller asking? A good price is...

What's the seller asking? A good price is subjective.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-10-14, 09:57 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 10,327
Posted By Germany_chris
That's how I make my shims too whether they be...

That's how I make my shims too whether they be for bars or seat posts
Forum: Road Cycling 08-10-14, 09:22 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,703
Posted By Germany_chris
I don't wear kit I ride a Brooks (on most of...

I don't wear kit I ride a Brooks (on most of bikes) and keep my bars (on most of my bikes) and less than 2" below the saddle.
Forum: Road Cycling 08-10-14, 09:18 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,904
Posted By Germany_chris
just ride yer bike and it doesn't matter what...

just ride yer bike and it doesn't matter what bike. Put the nerd glasses down, turn off Strava and your GPS and ride, run some too it'll help.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-10-14, 08:30 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 11,148
Posted By Germany_chris
I'm a geek first..

I'm a geek first..
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