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Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-13, 10:54 PM
Replies: 2,076
Views: 470,529
Posted By Kingshead

Motobecanes are great bikes. Look on Ebay, you...

Motobecanes are great bikes. Look on Ebay, you can often get great deals on bikes. Picked up My Grand Jubilee in mint condition for a song.
Forum: Foo
12-15-13, 05:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 461
Posted By Kingshead

Update on my brother's condition. Still with us,...

Update on my brother's condition. Still with us, lost 80lbs, still unable to eat after the radiation now going on six months. His moral is good, but the feeding tube that keeps him alive is beginning...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-15-13, 04:23 PM
Replies: 2,076
Views: 470,529
Posted By Kingshead

I get the same thing alot when people see pics of...

I get the same thing alot when people see pics of my ride with the seat now adjusted for me. The pics posted here were upon delivery and before aligning the seat angle and adjusting for my long ass...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-13, 10:02 PM
Replies: 26,991
Views: 17,147,424
Posted By Kingshead

Actually I was talking about 5-6' if your riding...

Actually I was talking about 5-6' if your riding on the rear wheel the front tire would be considerably higher than 6" off the ground. And yes it would be best if bringing the front wheel down gently...
07-28-13, 09:47 PM
Replies: 2,275
Views: 833,342
Posted By Kingshead

I'm going to guess his is 25", the same as mine...

I'm going to guess his is 25", the same as mine and I have my seat post showing about 6" which is perfect for me.

Martin
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-13, 03:57 PM
Replies: 26,991
Views: 17,147,424
Posted By Kingshead

Hmmmm, lets see, rider 200lbs + bike 25lbs...

Hmmmm, lets see, rider 200lbs + bike 25lbs falling from 1' (bunny hop) according to Newtons law would approximate a weight of over 400lbs. Depending on whether you land on both tires or just one at a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-13, 01:51 PM
Replies: 26,991
Views: 17,147,424
Posted By Kingshead

Think this might have something to do with your...

Think this might have something to do with your wheels going out of true?

Martin
07-28-13, 01:48 PM
Replies: 2,275
Views: 833,342
Posted By Kingshead

WOW guy, exactly how tall are you? I have an...

WOW guy, exactly how tall are you? I have an extremely tall bike, and the frame on yours looks about the same, but your seat post is extended about twice as much as mine. The pic of my bike here on...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-13, 07:44 PM
Replies: 26,991
Views: 17,147,424
Posted By Kingshead

Hey, they offer great bikes at a great price,...

Hey, they offer great bikes at a great price, what's wrong with that? I think the members here that do have a problem are either affiliated with a bike shop, or have a friend that is, so don't worry...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-13, 07:20 PM
Replies: 26,991
Views: 17,147,424
Posted By Kingshead

What's wrong with Motobecanes? Yes, I realize...

What's wrong with Motobecanes? Yes, I realize Motobecane doesn't really exist anymore, and the name is only a badge. Look at Pontiac, Cadillac, Oldsmobile, Buick, Chevrolet, all manufactured by...
07-21-13, 08:37 AM
Replies: 2,275
Views: 833,342
Posted By Kingshead

Gotta love chrome, and the white accents do it...

Gotta love chrome, and the white accents do it proud.
07-20-13, 09:28 PM
Replies: 2,275
Views: 833,342
Posted By Kingshead

Not usually a fan of MOLDED carbon bikes, so this...

Not usually a fan of MOLDED carbon bikes, so this I reall like. Love the way it retains the look of a lugged frame, just awesome.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-13, 04:36 PM
Replies: 26,991
Views: 17,147,424
Posted By Kingshead

Is it really an upgrade?

Is it really an upgrade?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-13, 10:53 PM
Replies: 26,991
Views: 17,147,424
Posted By Kingshead

Copy image ural, left click on icon to insert...

Copy image ural, left click on icon to insert image at top of post, left click "from url", right click in space provided, left click paste, left click "ok". Or left click on icon above to insert...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-13, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2,076
Views: 470,529
Posted By Kingshead

Me like.

Me like.
07-15-13, 02:41 PM
Replies: 2,275
Views: 833,342
Posted By Kingshead

I'm lovin the chrome accents.

I'm lovin the chrome accents.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-13, 07:15 PM
Replies: 26,991
Views: 17,147,424
Posted By Kingshead

Great looking bike, and the pic with the...

Great looking bike, and the pic with the reflection in the water is nice.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-13, 08:49 PM
Replies: 26,991
Views: 17,147,424
Posted By Kingshead

Just over 2ounces? BWAAA HA HA HA HA, I really...

Just over 2ounces? BWAAA HA HA HA HA, I really don't see the point when I would most likely sweat more than that during the ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-13, 02:30 PM
Replies: 26,991
Views: 17,147,424
Posted By Kingshead

YOWZAAAA, really like the accent of the gumwalls.

YOWZAAAA, really like the accent of the gumwalls.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-13, 08:52 AM
Replies: 26,991
Views: 17,147,424
Posted By Kingshead

Love the chrome finish.

Love the chrome finish.
07-10-13, 08:55 PM
Replies: 2,275
Views: 833,342
Posted By Kingshead

Totally agree, and what a steal. Frame is too...

Totally agree, and what a steal. Frame is too small for me, but I would raise that seat post as far as it would go and ride the hell out of that bike. As I've been known to say a time or two, I love...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-13, 09:40 PM
Replies: 26,991
Views: 17,147,424
Posted By Kingshead

I would have to say that's the first time I've...

I would have to say that's the first time I've ever heard a Cannondale referred to as a turd.
07-09-13, 07:04 AM
Replies: 2,275
Views: 833,342
Posted By Kingshead

With the new rack, plan on doing some Trekin? Man...

With the new rack, plan on doing some Trekin? Man I love lugged frames, that's a sweet ride.
07-07-13, 12:00 PM
Replies: 2,275
Views: 833,342
Posted By Kingshead

Shweeeeet.

Shweeeeet.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-13, 08:02 AM
Replies: 26,991
Views: 17,147,424
Posted By Kingshead

This usually results because your seats too high....

This usually results because your seats too high. Did you try lowering the seat AND leveling it? Not trying to start anything, if you're happy then ride on.

Martin
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-13, 04:52 PM
Replies: 26,991
Views: 17,147,424
Posted By Kingshead

Like the lugged frame, makes for a classy modern...

Like the lugged frame, makes for a classy modern ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-13, 11:06 AM
Replies: 2,076
Views: 470,529
Posted By Kingshead

Putting the bike between you and the dog works...

Putting the bike between you and the dog works fine unless there are more than one and you're being out flanked, LOL. Have always used this technique so tried it once on my motorcycle when stopped...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-13, 10:40 PM
Replies: 26,991
Views: 17,147,424
Posted By Kingshead

Let me put it this way, to purchase a new bike...

Let me put it this way, to purchase a new bike with double or triple butted chromoly tubing, and a lugged frame will set you back more than 3 grand. I feel this is why so many manufacturers aren't...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-13, 08:42 PM
Replies: 26,991
Views: 17,147,424
Posted By Kingshead

Keep the Fuji, much more classy ride. You'll miss...

Keep the Fuji, much more classy ride. You'll miss it later, take my word for it. Check what it would cost to purchase a new bike with a lugged frame these days, I think you will be surprized.
Forum: Foo
06-17-13, 08:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 461
Posted By Kingshead

Prayers needed

Haven't mentioned this before but my older brother (William AKA Buzz) has been battling throat cancer for the past 8 months. Drove to Tenn, to see him in March to spend some time with him. Well,...
06-16-13, 03:14 PM
Replies: 2,275
Views: 833,342
Posted By Kingshead

Just can't beat the look of a classic lugged...

Just can't beat the look of a classic lugged frame, some really awesome bikes in those pics. I would be proud to ride any of them even if they aren't Moto's, LOL.

Martin
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-13, 08:24 AM
Replies: 26,991
Views: 17,147,424
Posted By Kingshead

Pics would be nice.

Pics would be nice.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-13, 06:14 PM
Replies: 26,991
Views: 17,147,424
Posted By Kingshead

Sweet, love the chrome accents.

Sweet, love the chrome accents.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-13, 10:25 AM
Replies: 26,991
Views: 17,147,424
Posted By Kingshead

I like the look. But, and maybe it's just me, but...

I like the look. But, and maybe it's just me, but it looks mechanically weak under the seat post.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-13, 08:12 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,177
Posted By Kingshead

We met as children, Nanette 12, and I was 14, our...

We met as children, Nanette 12, and I was 14, our relationship spanned 40yrs. I can't even remember a time when she wasn't in my life. It's been more than a yr now and if anything the loss seems more...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-13, 08:01 PM
Replies: 26,991
Views: 17,147,424
Posted By Kingshead

I really like my 1980 Moto Grand Jubilee but this...

I really like my 1980 Moto Grand Jubilee but this bike really seems to push all the right buttons. I realize it's not in the same league but tell me what you think. I was considering putting some...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-13, 12:34 AM
Replies: 26,991
Views: 17,147,424
Posted By Kingshead

1980 Motobecane Grand Jubilee ...

1980 Motobecane Grand Jubilee





http://i920.photobucket.com/albums/ad46/Kingshead/bobberpics003.jpg (http://s920.photobucket.com/user/Kingshead/media/bobberpics003.jpg.html)
06-09-13, 11:56 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 20,421
Posted By Kingshead

I'm really glad to see this thread was so...

I'm really glad to see this thread was so popular. Lots of Moto lovers out there, and deservedly so. About the question concerning the tubing these bikes were made from, my 1978 Super Mirage was...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-13, 11:06 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,177
Posted By Kingshead

This past yr without Nanette has been the hardest...

This past yr without Nanette has been the hardest of my life. I've just recently begun to rejoin the rest of the world. I would like to share something with all of you as your caring words were so...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-12, 11:36 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,177
Posted By Kingshead

Thank you for this, Nanette was a VERY SPECIAL...

Thank you for this, Nanette was a VERY SPECIAL lady. Heather was just one of many special needs children Nanette advocated for, but one that came to be like a daughter to her. In her fight for these...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-12, 12:37 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,177
Posted By Kingshead

Your words mean more than you can imagine. I read...

Your words mean more than you can imagine. I read the comments over and over.

Martin

P.S. Thank you moderators
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-12, 07:39 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,177
Posted By Kingshead

My sweet bride

My sweet bride lost her battle this morning. This is a picture of her with the little girl "Heather" who's life she changed. Nanette was an angel put here to make this a better world, and for this...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-11, 04:31 AM
Replies: 2,076
Views: 470,529
Posted By Kingshead

25", purchased on ebay recently, mint condition,...

25", purchased on ebay recently, mint condition, great price. Rides perfect for me, like my old Super Mirage tightened up, seat needs to be a little higher and the angle tweaked a bit still.
12-14-11, 11:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,361
Posted By Kingshead

My sweet bride is losing her battle, she was...

My sweet bride is losing her battle, she was touched by all the great love for her bike.

http://i920.photobucket.com/albums/ad46/Kingshead/SRportrait.jpg
12-08-11, 01:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,361
Posted By Kingshead

Thank you for the nice comments, made my wife's...

Thank you for the nice comments, made my wife's day. She looked at a lot of bikes before finding just the right one.

The light was purchased at the same shop as an extra, can't remember the...
Forum: Introductions
12-04-11, 01:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By Kingshead

Hey Santa, welcome to the site. The last 2...

Hey Santa, welcome to the site.

The last 2 bikes mentioned by Lascauxcaveman are fantastic buys and will be hard to beat with a new bike, I would jump on the Soma or the World Sport in a...
Forum: Introductions
12-04-11, 12:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 181
Posted By Kingshead

Welcome to the show. Interesting sidebar...

Welcome to the show.

Interesting sidebar on the Fred origin.
Forum: Introductions
12-04-11, 12:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 214
Posted By Kingshead

Welcome Chuck, any pics of your bike to share?

Welcome Chuck, any pics of your bike to share?
Forum: Introductions
12-04-11, 12:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By Kingshead

Welcome to the show. Great couple of bikes there,...

Welcome to the show. Great couple of bikes there, really like the stark white.
Forum: Introductions
12-04-11, 12:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 171
Posted By Kingshead

Welcome to the show. Have you looked at...

Welcome to the show.

Have you looked at Bikes Direct. com for any ideas? You could also look on ebay, lots of bikes to see and the one for you might just be there. Do you have a type or brand of...
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