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06-13-19, 02:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,057
Posted By 2_i

In China they are all single speed and have no...

In China they are all single speed and have no lights. I noticed some electric ones, but did not try them. My good Bologna experience was with the company below. Within the basic price they provided...
Forum: Commuting
06-13-19, 09:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 674
Posted By chas58

That is normal for a bike with rim brakes that is...

That is normal for a bike with rim brakes that is used as a commuter or in any wet condtions. The grime from the street and the brake pads gets on your wheel and then dribbles out and makes tan...
Forum: Commuting
06-12-19, 03:50 PM
Forum: Commuting
06-12-19, 03:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 674
Posted By 79pmooney

I guess I"m not a proper wheel builder. My...

I guess I"m not a proper wheel builder. My Paselas do the same thing.

Ben
06-12-19, 01:09 PM
Replies: 1,937
Views: 177,902
Posted By furiousferret

Sorry TMonk, not going to happen. I have enough...

Sorry TMonk, not going to happen. I have enough bad songs that get stuck in my head. For some odd reason, a ton of them are the Bee Gees and Doobie Brothers songs, both of which I despise.



I...
Forum: Commuting
06-11-19, 05:55 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,630
Posted By beachball42

When I first moved to Atlanta in the 90's the...

When I first moved to Atlanta in the 90's the traffic was almost overwhelming but after a few days driving in it I quickly figured out how to blend in and do the same illegal moves all the thousands...
06-08-19, 11:41 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,247
Posted By CyclingFool95

And now its time for the groupset... ...

And now its time for the groupset...
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I bought this group as a...
06-07-19, 02:59 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,699
Posted By BFisher

Nice Basso, OP.

Nice Basso, OP.
06-06-19, 09:49 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,699
Posted By VtwinVince

Agreed, way too much tupperware on the roads...

Agreed, way too much tupperware on the roads these days.
Forum: Commuting
06-06-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,630
Posted By cyccommute

You keep saying that. You are wrong. I suppose...

You keep saying that. You are wrong. I suppose it makes you feel better...”superior”...which is okay but you are still wrong. I’ve been to many, many, many places that I’ve never been to before and...
Forum: Commuting
06-05-19, 09:14 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,630
Posted By cyccommute

Cute. Strip out my name in a quote so that you...

Cute. Strip out my name in a quote so that you can say something insulting and entirely incorrect and hope that I won’t respond.

I’m not being an “embittered old man” nor do I want to be a...
Forum: Commuting
06-04-19, 04:04 PM
Forum: Commuting
06-03-19, 10:24 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,630
Posted By base2

Oh, YEAH? Well we have this: The bestest link in...

Oh, YEAH? Well we have this: The bestest link in the world

Clearly Holland has no idea what they're doing in the disempowerment, servitude & misery department.
06-03-19, 08:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 750
Posted By since6

Why vintage bikes-two pictures.

This picture kind of summed up our current world of bicycles to me.

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...
06-02-19, 10:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,930
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Duly noted: Furniture polish companies make...

Duly noted:

Furniture polish companies make better lubes than house paint companies.
06-01-19, 07:31 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,890
Posted By Bandera

A fundamental thing that I have always liked...

A fundamental thing that I have always liked about bicycles having grown up in a car-culture is that someone can't just buy more motor, that only is earned with seat-time and hard work.

-Bandera
06-01-19, 02:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,229
Posted By iab

Hold on there Hoss. The CC was invented in 1933...

Hold on there Hoss. The CC was invented in 1933 and was being raced no later than 1938, probably sooner. The competition was the Vittoria Margherita. In no way shape or form is the CC cumbersome or...
06-01-19, 12:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,229
Posted By T-Mar

Yes, this moment may be viewed as the genesis of...

Yes, this moment may be viewed as the genesis of the Campagnolo company but the invention of the quick release had little impact at the time and Campagnolo would not become a major force until the...
Forum: Commuting
05-31-19, 03:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 934
Posted By BobbyG

Train, Rain, Delays and a Flat...

...but yesterday's commute was still better than driving!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZVm-No2zsf0
05-31-19, 05:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 849
Posted By 63rickert

Champagne and caviar. At beer and pretzels...

Champagne and caviar. At beer and pretzels prices. Such a problem.
Forum: Commuting
05-30-19, 05:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,544
Posted By cyccommute

Congratulations. Now you only have another 30+...

Congratulations. Now you only have another 30+ years to go. I’ve been commuting and riding and touring and mountain biking in goat head country for more than 40 years as an adult rider and probably...
05-28-19, 04:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 973
Posted By SurferRosa

You know society is in trouble when "the science...

You know society is in trouble when "the science guy" can't convert inches to millimeters.
05-24-19, 08:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,621
Posted By ryansu

Its not a purse its European! (same Seinfeld)

Its not a purse its European! (same Seinfeld)
Forum: Commuting
05-15-19, 06:53 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,603
Posted By BillyD

Ok guys the disruption has been cleaned up,...

Ok guys the disruption has been cleaned up, mostly, let's return to the original topic and put the distractions behind us. :)
Forum: Commuting
05-15-19, 06:47 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,603
Posted By Skipjacks

That's all he does is talks about how he hates...

That's all he does is talks about how he hates everyone who's different than he is.

I mean who goes to a message board that's 90% Americans and makes half his posts about how America sucks? Talk...
Forum: Commuting
05-15-19, 06:02 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,603
Posted By BillyD

Attention:

Mr. Acidfast7 please leave the thread. Do not post further in this thread.
Forum: Commuting
05-15-19, 05:33 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,603
Posted By mcours2006

If by relax you mean put on a pair of...

If by relax you mean put on a pair of Birkenstocks and ride a FGSS, yeah, not gonna happen.

And again, I chuckled at your use of the phrase rational discourse.
Forum: Commuting
05-15-19, 05:15 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,603
Posted By mcours2006

Perhaps not, but you're use of the term in the...

Perhaps not, but you're use of the term in the context of where it first appeared clearly is insulting, and you're the naive one if you think that no one is going to take exception to it.

It seems...
Forum: Commuting
05-15-19, 05:09 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,603
Posted By mcours2006

Says the guy who came into a tire thread and...

Says the guy who came into a tire thread and starting talking about how he hates cyclists who commute lycra. :rolleyes:
Forum: Commuting
05-15-19, 02:31 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,603
Posted By gregf83

Are you implying I’m past middle aged? ...

Are you implying I’m past middle aged?

You’ve got a thin skin for someone who is accustomed to throwing insults...
Forum: Commuting
05-15-19, 01:34 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,603
Posted By gregf83

I read your comments and I still think you’re...

I read your comments and I still think you’re delusional. I understand you cycle to work and not recreationaly and you have a disdain for those who choose to cycle for fun rather than just getting to...
Forum: Commuting
05-15-19, 01:06 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,603
Posted By gregf83

Motorists kill cyclists regardless of what...

Motorists kill cyclists regardless of what they’re wearing. Your delusion that motorists somehow treat cyclists wearing drab loose fitting clothes better is absurd. The rednecks out there don’t like...
Forum: Commuting
05-14-19, 07:42 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,603
Posted By Skipjacks

It's a common theme with that guy. Anyone who...

It's a common theme with that guy. Anyone who doesn't live life the way he deems appropriate is beneath him.

But don't put too much stock into it. He's just trying to get the thread locked.
Forum: Commuting
05-14-19, 06:18 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,603
Posted By mcours2006

Well, we'll let others be the judge of that,...

Well, we'll let others be the judge of that, won't we.:)
Forum: Commuting
05-14-19, 06:00 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,603
Posted By mcours2006

I don't live in Europe, and I suspect most...

I don't live in Europe, and I suspect most members here on BF do not live in Europe either. In fact, most of the BF members live in North America, so when someone who doesn't live here constantly...
Forum: Commuting
05-13-19, 07:50 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,603
Posted By mcours2006

Your constant and seemingly incessant need take...

Your constant and seemingly incessant need take jabs at road cyclists who choose to commute in workout clothes makes me think that there's some deeper issue that you're harbouring--resentment,...
05-13-19, 05:04 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 16,981
Posted By base2

Subtlty & nuance. Both of his posts mean...

Subtlty & nuance.

Both of his posts mean different things.

A person is smart. People are dumb.
On a seperate & unrelated note: People sometimes blow more money on lesser bikes that are newer....
Forum: Commuting
04-24-19, 11:33 AM
Replies: 1,115
Views: 26,464
Posted By Darth Lefty

Round trip on the trike yesterday. Leaned the...

Round trip on the trike yesterday. Leaned the seat back another two notches and shortened the boom half a size. That's been good the last two times but I may go back this time, feels like I'm having...
Forum: Commuting
04-23-19, 07:29 AM
Replies: 1,115
Views: 26,464
Posted By Tundra_Man

Well, my consecutive work commute streak most...

Well, my consecutive work commute streak most likely comes to an end after today. I've ridden to work seven hundred forty two times in a row without driving. The last time I drove to work was Feb...
09-26-18, 05:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 843
Posted By veganbikes

Those are real geniune Fakeagnolo wheels straight...

Those are real geniune Fakeagnolo wheels straight from the hands of Tulipo Campanolios and his famous factory in Chinitaly. Same wheels Eddie Merx and Lans Armedstrong rode at the Gyro di Chinatalia....
09-17-18, 10:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 843
Posted By Bill in VA

Please use the correct terms, If they are fake,...

Please use the correct terms, If they are fake, they are COUNTERFEITS, not "replicas."

They are designed to take advantage of both the gullible, the wannabes, and the sumptin' for near nuthin'...
09-16-18, 06:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 843
Posted By gfk_velo

Guaranteed 100% fake. Decals all wrong, no...

Guaranteed 100% fake.
Decals all wrong, no braking surface treatment (should be Diamant or AC3 and these are neither), spoking pattern incorrect (Mega G3 drive side spokes run parallel, they don't...
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