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  1. Thread: Define a Mixte

    by okane
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    Mixte?

    or No Mixte?

    "A variant on the mixte uses a single, full sized top tube running from the upper head tube to the seat tube, but retains the middle set of stays."
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    I love the look of chrome......I'd buy it!

    I love the look of chrome......I'd buy it!
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    Unless either has been recently serviced with new tires, cables, brakes, etc., I also

    ......say walk away. Plenty of older 10-12 speeds much lighter with better components in that price range if you keep looking. For instance, later model World Sports weigh in at about 28-29 lbs. ...
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    1986 Schwinn Paramount Frame - $35

    When I read the heading and saw the frame photo, I was ready jump in the van and go! Alas......

    1986 Schwinn Paramount Frame




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    You said it!

    I have my compressor in my work area. At 125 psi just takes a quick blip from the impact wrench to remove fw. Use it all the time now......got tired of "driving a bus" and cranking on, stomping on,...
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    Wife often rides with me ...both of us in late 60's.

    However she was always lagging behind. Then 2 things happeed. First I got her a new bike..a Breezer...and she was suddenly able to keep up with me. Surprising because she had a very nice Shogun...
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    Now that looks like fun! Anybody know the...

    Now that looks like fun! Anybody know the location?
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    Got it.....thanks.

    Got it.....thanks.
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    Anyone tell me how to send a gif in an email?????...

    Anyone tell me how to send a gif in an email????? Thanks.
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    Me like!

    Me like!
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    In the "old days"....

    ...50cm would have been 19.6" frame (I never got metrasized) and would have been for shorter riders, say 5'6" or below and I can't imagine it being comfortable for a 6 footer! I'm 6' and ride a 23"...
  12. Thread: LBS: hip or dip?

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    Suggested new motto for that LBS: "The customer...

    Suggested new motto for that LBS: "The customer is always wrong." Seems like I read that in Chapter 7 of a book on business practices.
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    If you moo at cows and quack at ducks.....

    ...they will laugh at you when you get out of earshot!

    You're better off with a "good morning," "Hi guys" (or ladies) or some such greeting.

    You don't go "arf" or howl everytime you see a dog. ...
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    No, have not tried to mount them....been too busy...

    No, have not tried to mount them....been too busy with summer! Will report back when I do. Wasn't able to find much on them on line, only this http://www.schwalbe.com/en/tour-reader/hs-113.html
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    27 x 1 1/2" Tires

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    Didn't know these existed. Got em' at Trexlertown in the spring on the cheap but have seen them since on the Schwalbe website. Anyone used them?
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    Seems like a unique and fun experience

    ...a bit expensive though I would do it if I lived closer!
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    That has to be the world's longest factory made...

    That has to be the world's longest factory made stem even if the bottom is inserted only 1 or 2 inches into the head tube. Puts the Technomic to shame!
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    Yes. Once on an older bike I was rehabbing. ...

    Yes. Once on an older bike I was rehabbing. Just figured previous "mechanic" lost count or factory mistake. Wouldn't surprise me a bit to find wally world bikes with differences!
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    Welcome. You can get almost anything to fit,...

    Welcome.


    You can get almost anything to fit, but making it look decent could be another storyl
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    I know, I know! Has the one year only Schwinn o...

    I know, I know! Has the one year only Schwinn o matic relaxed geometry fork! Very rare!
  21. My only injury was a fall on black ice. Road...

    My only injury was a fall on black ice. Road seemed clear and dry and I was going around a corner when I saw it too late to avoid. When down in a flash right on the hip that was replaced 2 years...
  22. Cycling.....a dangerous sport?

    On the road I must be on the lookout for morons who throw things and try to run you into a ditch, railroad tracks, pot holes, loose gravel, debris, etc., etc. When I ride the trail it's suicidal...
  23. The Plane Truth

    Going to Aviation Days at local airport with my daughter. Aviation Days
  24. Thread: Tire protection

    by okane
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    Armor All

    Goggle Armor All Problems and you will see a lot of links that don't speak kindly of this product! Neither did my mechanic when I asked him about it.

    Was reading on another site...
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    Sometimes I just don't

    About a year ago I saw an ad for a bike I wanted with a really good price ($350) but it was in a section of town that had a very high crime rate with weekly shootings. Asked if we could meet...
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