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Old 08-26-21, 05:37 PM
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Originally Posted by guelphite
Sounds like you have some inner dialogue going on and no matter what I say that wonít escalate this matter so Iíll leave it here.
stay safe.
Nope, not trolling.

I routinely wear a billed cap of one kind or another under my helmet. I have to adjust it to fit properly, and readjust it when I wear it sans billed cap.

I thought you might have some supporting evidence which might inform me to alter my practice, but alas it appears you have only assertion, prejudice, anecdote, pride, and a haughty spirit?

Unfortunate.
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Old 08-27-21, 05:37 AM
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Flipper's backdrop can now be yours! One of our most prolific CL posters is selling the '57 Chev he leans his bike against for pix. This is the guy who persists in spelling F-U-G-I in his ads despite the obvious frame decals


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Old 08-27-21, 06:50 AM
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Originally Posted by thumpism
Flipper's backdrop can now be yours! One of our most prolific CL posters is selling the '57 Chev he leans his bike against for pix.
That would be right at home in Havana. Except it would probably have a Volga engine and transmission by now.
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Old 08-27-21, 07:43 AM
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Good Morning all.
I'm not Bill Nye nor that I have absolute scientific proof but I found this on the web:
Can you wear a visor or hat with your Bicycle Helmet?
Straight Answer. It's not a safe idea to wear a baseball cap, visor or anything else for that matter under your bicycle helmet. The Bicycle Helmet Safety Institute, a non-profit organization for bicycle helmet safety information, warns that hats and visors compromise the helmet's fit and safety.Jul. 8, 2011

I don't care if or how you use a helmet. It's none of my business I was only trying to educate my sister on safe riding and wanted my sister to look at that helmet brim
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As to your comments, it seems to be the trend to today to ignore experience of older people (I used to work in a pro shop) and received the same advice decades later when I bought a helmet to make highly emotional and abusive comments.
Please stop trolling and move one.
Thanks and be safe.
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Old 08-27-21, 01:49 PM
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Originally Posted by machinist42
So how does the thin piece of fabric of a cap of some sort present more of an obstacle to properly fitting a helmet then, say, lustrous bountiful fluffy human hair?

(Or is the answer to that on Youtube too?)
I've been on organized rides where the waiver states that baseball caps are NOT to be worn due to safety concerns. The long brim can interfere with forward vision when worn under a helmet.

Also, I've seen other bicycle riders wearing a baseball cap under a helmet and they have the helmet tilted up quite a bit. That defeats the purpose of t he helmet as t he helmet is not offering much if any protection.

Plus, most times the helmet straps are not as snug as t hey should be to secure the helmet.

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Old 08-27-21, 03:52 PM
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Seems to me some people are wearing their underwear to tight!
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Originally Posted by guelphite
The helmet needs to be properly seated on the head. The baseball cap creates a barrier that interferes with that. I can place my hand on top of my sisterís head and shift the helmet around which defeats the purpose. I imagine its on YouTube for proper helmet fit.
Nah, that's just MIPS
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Old 08-27-21, 06:27 PM
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... Campus Green...
Wait, is that an old Schwinn color?
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Old 08-29-21, 05:32 AM
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vintage kids seat - $250 (midlothian)

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Old 08-29-21, 10:24 AM
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Youíre right. I forgot about that in my Specialized helmet.
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Old 08-29-21, 11:35 AM
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Well Nigh Wacky

Originally Posted by guelphite
...it seems to be the trend to today to ignore experience of older people (I used to work in a pro shop)...
Originally Posted by guelphite
Never argue with an idiot.They will only bring you down to their level and beat you with experience.Ē Ain't that the truth!
Amusing.

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Old 08-29-21, 12:22 PM
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freebie/

that's right-owner couldn't take with when moving & posted for "free".who's the lucky dog???

Vitus with super record.she must have been a bit wealthy. https://www.facebook.com/marketplace...ssenger_banner
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Old 09-01-21, 07:18 AM
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Now if I could just fit into the matching outfit I bought . . .


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Old 09-02-21, 07:24 PM
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How do you take the harshness out of a fat-tubed aluminum frame? Foam grips the size of beer cans.

Klein Aeolus custom road bike 650c - $850 or BO (Watertown, SD)

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Old 09-03-21, 06:46 AM
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Originally Posted by Clang
How do you take the harshness out of a fat-tubed aluminum frame? Foam grips the size of beer cans.

Klein Aeolus custom road bike 650c - $850 or BO (Watertown, SD)

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Just don't show that crank/pedal combo to a Mavic purist.
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Old 09-03-21, 02:39 PM
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Japanese Centurion Racing Bike, only $3,000.

Even the top tube looks racy.


Racy top tube and handlebars spell FASSED RASING BIEK
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Old 09-04-21, 07:25 AM
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Nothing wrong with this picture. Nope.

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Nothing wrong with this picture. Nope.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace...92999301254338

"I generally prefer the equestrian sports, so I arranged the pedals to provide the sensation of a gallop."
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Old 09-04-21, 09:11 AM
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Originally Posted by thumpism
Nothing wrong with this picture. Nope.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace...92999301254338

If you look at the ad, the shorty fenders areÖ.interesting?
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Old 09-05-21, 02:52 AM
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I always wondered if shorty fenders were meant to comply with local regulations somewhere. They certainly serve no useful purpose.
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Nothing wrong with this picture. Nope.

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V-Twin Torque!
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Originally Posted by canklecat
Japanese Centurion Racing Bike, only $3,000.

Even the top tube looks racy.


Racy top tube and handlebars spell FASSED RASING BIEK
And only one gear. Yes, the very rare mixtie-fixie. Super collectable.
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A bargain at $1500

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Cheap 3-speed is worth it for the parts, but the definition of a dynamo is priceless and the punctuation alone is worth the price of admission: "Dynamo System For lights (dynamo lights are what bird back in the day had to power the lights. ( Its basically a miniature alternator (an electric motor (a magnet inside of a coil(uses magnetic field to generate electricity))) that uses the movement of the wheels to supply the head/tail lights, or any other elec accessories)))).

Also, the "one tire tube would have it on the road" might be true but no functioning brakes would certainly make for an interesting ride.

And the seller sounds like an ass.

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Raleigh Professional - $1400

In the local ads.

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