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Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-29-14, 08:57 AM
Replies: 35,992
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Posted By metabike
Sorry all for the posting; I did not realize that...

Sorry all for the posting; I did not realize that it had damage.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-29-14, 04:44 AM
Replies: 13,141
Views: 1,554,801
Posted By metabike
I honestly was expecting some homemade yard work...

I honestly was expecting some homemade yard work contraption when I saw the description:

Bike Rake
Bike rake for car. Brand new 50.00 firm
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-29-14, 04:40 AM
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Views: 3,687,197
Posted By metabike
Old Panasonic w/bar end shifters: Hand-Made...

Old Panasonic w/bar end shifters: Hand-Made Panasonic Touring Deluxe Bicycle, Excellent Condition (http://rapidcity.craigslist.org/bik/4537255008.html)
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-18-14, 06:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,100
Posted By metabike
I can understand your perspective since cycling...

I can understand your perspective since cycling is probably no big thing in the Netherlands. When you're in South Dakota, USA in January riding along and see another cyclist, it's like Little Darwin...
Forum: Foo 06-14-14, 04:24 PM
Replies: 7,685
Views: 1,099,281
Posted By metabike
387176

387176
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-02-14, 07:50 PM
Replies: 13,141
Views: 1,554,801
Posted By metabike
Might want to have some rubber gloves when you...

Might want to have some rubber gloves when you take a test ride on this one:

DIAMONDBACK STEILACOOM CCX - $700 (Summerset)Cross bike

56in frame ( medium )
Some light scratches from bike rack...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 05-21-14, 06:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 634
Posted By metabike
Need Perspective on Knee Injury

In 2000 I had a torn meniscus repaired on one of my knees. After a good-paced (for me anyway) early spring ride 6 weeks ago, the knee was hurting like a sum*****. An MRI confirmed that I tore it...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-15-14, 07:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 516
Posted By metabike
C&V Components on Modern Bikes

Modern components on classic frames is one thing (even I have done that), but how about C&V components on modern rides? I admit that MA-40's aren't that C&V, and the Clements are the recently...
Forum: Books, Movies, Music & Entertainment 05-06-14, 06:35 PM
Replies: 1,149
Views: 85,351
Posted By metabike
Cycle of Lies: The Fall of Lance Armstrong

Cycle of Lies: The Fall of Lance Armstrong
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-27-14, 01:52 PM
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Views: 3,687,197
Posted By metabike
Schwinn 754.... Schwinn PARAMOUNT Road 57cm....

Schwinn 754....

Schwinn PARAMOUNT Road 57cm. (http://siouxfalls.craigslist.org/bik/4437125531.html)

Schwinn PARAMOUNT Road 57cm. - $250 (Sioux Falls) ...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-28-14, 04:03 AM
Replies: 13,141
Views: 1,554,801
Posted By metabike
Check out the spec sheet: Holy smokes, did anyone...

Check out the spec sheet: Holy smokes, did anyone else realize that you're supposed to replace your BB every year? And of course, we all are aware of the HUGE difference that a one-tooth larger...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-17-14, 06:21 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,508
Posted By metabike
I can't say for certain in its last year, but in...

I can't say for certain in its last year, but in 1986 Victory was second from bottom (Triomphe was lowest rung) (I had a Cannondale with full Victory group as if that matters). Design & performance...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-15-14, 03:02 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,508
Posted By metabike
RD is the last version of Victory; think they...

RD is the last version of Victory; think they called it Victory S3.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-05-14, 09:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 475
Posted By metabike
Tire/rim compatibility is dependent on INNER rim...

Tire/rim compatibility is dependent on INNER rim width - see Sheldon Brown's handy chart: http://sheldonbrown.com/tire-sizing.html. The chart is conservative and I have "cheated" on sizing w/o major...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 12-28-13, 08:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 810
Posted By metabike
The Specialized has better shifters/derailleurs...

The Specialized has better shifters/derailleurs and is 9-speed (which will better help you find the "sweet spot" gear). That being said, for what you want to do with it, I'd go with the one that...
Forum: Great Lakes 12-28-13, 07:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 761
Posted By metabike
Thanks for the tips sir, and thank you for the...

Thanks for the tips sir, and thank you for the good wishes for the missus. We were there in November and the Clinic is indeed an amazing place. What we found most interesting is how the world's top...
Forum: Foo 12-26-13, 01:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 487
Posted By metabike
Is December 26th the Worst Day of the Year?

"Next to a circus there ain't nothing that packs up and tears out faster than the Christmas spirit." (Kin Hubbard)

I was out of food for one of the dogs so I ventured out to Petsmart near the...
Forum: Great Lakes 12-25-13, 05:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 761
Posted By metabike
Rochester MN Question

The wife has to go to Mayo next month and I was looking for suggestions on unique/local color type places to eat. She's got a full slate of appointments and we'll be leaving on a Saturday, any fun...
Forum: Mountain - Plains 12-02-13, 04:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,096
Posted By metabike
Western SD resident here with some words of...

Western SD resident here with some words of advice: the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is August 4-10, 2014. if you come anywhere near this part of the world, the lodging rates will be jacked up...
Forum: Foo 10-09-13, 07:56 PM
Replies: 7,685
Views: 1,099,281
Posted By metabike
Black-smoke belching pickup, Confederate flag,...

Black-smoke belching pickup, Confederate flag, trailer-trash t-shirts: wouldn't be surprised if that was taken in my "beloved" South Dakota.
Forum: Foo 04-20-13, 03:30 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,538
Posted By metabike
Great ad Kmart, if you're aiming for the 4th...

Great ad Kmart, if you're aiming for the 4th grade demographic. Maybe the genius' who thought this one up can next come up with a killer flatulence joke.
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 03-01-13, 07:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,093
Posted By metabike
DISCLAIMER: completely useless post that offers...

DISCLAIMER: completely useless post that offers no meaningful information you were seeking, but I just wanted to vent. Definitely looks like she was rode hard and put up wet (how can someone who's...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 03-01-13, 07:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By metabike
See this:...

See this: http://www.retrobike.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?t=132013&start=0

If you're looking for something to work on and learn, it looks like a decent frame and $100 for two of 'em looks like a...
Forum: Commuting 03-01-13, 06:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 994
Posted By metabike
Thank you all for your comments, there is...

Thank you all for your comments, there is something to take away from each one.
Forum: Commuting 03-01-13, 07:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 994
Posted By metabike
CF Fork & Commuting?

I've fallen for this bike, http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/gravity/liberty_cxd.htm, mostly due to the rack mounts & discs. The one thing that's keeping me from actually ordering one is the CF...
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