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04-09-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 602
Posted By bargo68

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03-22-21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,132
Posted By bargo68

Sweet Jesus man, SYNTAX!

Sweet Jesus man, SYNTAX!
03-22-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,132
Posted By bargo68

This dude has been cluttering up SF Craigslist...

This dude has been cluttering up SF Craigslist with his tripe for about a year now. I was surprised to see him posting here to be honest.
03-14-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 915
Posted By bargo68

No choice for "I love the..." c'mon! ...

No choice for "I love the..."
c'mon!

...
03-13-21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 756
Posted By bargo68

This is the best place to start and some of the...

This is the best place to start and some of the wisest advice I've read on these forums points to this as being the best goal.
If you're out there riding and loving it, you are helping your heart...
03-05-21, 09:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 396
Posted By bargo68

REI house brand. Maybe made by Panasonic???

REI house brand. Maybe made by Panasonic???
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,400
Posted By bargo68

Nope, sorry. I've used both and they couldn't be...

Nope, sorry. I've used both and they couldn't be more different. Panaracer GK slicks do ride wonderfully, but wear out very quickly. I was getting about 1000-1200 mile a tire (on 700 x 38's) until...
01-29-21, 08:19 PM
Replies: 61,054
Views: 9,128,215
Posted By bargo68

4 brake pads for $79.96??? Hoods for$119.99??? ...

4 brake pads for $79.96???
Hoods for$119.99???

It's a little petty to carp about a stranger's misfortune, but it's also a little galling to see a total stranger get taken to the cleaners getting...
01-28-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 566
Posted By bargo68

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01-28-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 566
Posted By bargo68

No bikes in the bedroom!

No bikes in the bedroom!
01-24-21, 11:38 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,910
Posted By bargo68

Yeah, my scant knowledge of the Move is through...

Yeah, my scant knowledge of the Move is through the much more obvious ELO connection. I've got some back catalog searching to do. Got a rainy day here in Nor Cal so I'm off to the YouTube!
Just to...
01-24-21, 11:05 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,910
Posted By bargo68

Dang! Thanks for schoolin' me!

Dang! Thanks for schoolin' me!
01-23-21, 11:17 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,910
Posted By bargo68

Like Robin Zander sez, "I'm a California man." ...

Like Robin Zander sez, "I'm a California man."
Anything below 30 F is a no go.
01-23-21, 09:33 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 7,018
Posted By bargo68

Drope the hamer. It's when your attack is so...

Drope the hamer.

It's when your attack is so badass you forget how to spell.
01-17-21, 06:25 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 21,807
Posted By bargo68

My midlife crisis bike. ...

My midlife crisis bike.

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12-29-20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 21,805
Posted By bargo68

Mini/half fenders. Just.....why? ...

Mini/half fenders.
Just.....why?

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12-14-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 9,245
Posted By bargo68

too soon.

too soon.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 19,977
Views: 4,344,411
Posted By bargo68

I wish! About 4/5 miles of my commute is through...

I wish! About 4/5 miles of my commute is through an industrial neighborhood with 5 train track crossings, sometimes heavy detritus (even in the middle of the lane) and I commute home after dark. This...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 19,977
Views: 4,344,411
Posted By bargo68

Gonna try the Flataways on these extra light Soma...

Gonna try the Flataways on these extra light Soma Supple Vitesses. My commuter has Gatorskins right now and I'm hankering for a softer, grippier ride. We'll see.

...
12-02-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 411
Views: 39,942
Posted By bargo68

The Tank. ...

The Tank.

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Forum: Foo
12-02-20, 12:16 AM
Replies: 4,805
Views: 417,058
Posted By bargo68

Some shots from Rajasthan India, 2009. ...

Some shots from Rajasthan India, 2009.


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11-28-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,969
Posted By bargo68

1975 Peugeot PR 10 ...

1975 Peugeot PR 10

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11-16-20, 12:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,075
Posted By bargo68

Nope-it's for real. They came stock on the 1986...

Nope-it's for real. They came stock on the 1986 Schwinn Peloton as well. Takes a special bottom bracket, though, so I hope yours is still fine cuz they're spendy.
Nice bike, BTW!!
11-14-20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,198
Posted By bargo68

Ask this guy: ...

Ask this guy:


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11-14-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,198
Posted By bargo68

This.

This.
Forum: Foo
11-13-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,000
Posted By bargo68

I'll see your AC/DC and raise you one Diamond...

I'll see your AC/DC and raise you one Diamond Dave!

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Forum: Foo
11-13-20, 08:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 621
Posted By bargo68

A diuretic at best.

A diuretic at best.
Forum: Foo
11-09-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 4,805
Views: 417,058
Posted By bargo68

That is the Wat Phra Kaew (temple of the Emerald...

That is the Wat Phra Kaew (temple of the Emerald Buddha) in Bangkok. You can't take a bad shot there!
Forum: Foo
11-08-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 665
Posted By bargo68

We lost 2 heavyweights this month. ...

We lost 2 heavyweights this month.

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Forum: Foo
11-08-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 4,805
Views: 417,058
Posted By bargo68

Miscellany on Sunday. ...

Miscellany on Sunday.

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Forum: Foo
11-01-20, 09:56 PM
Replies: 4,805
Views: 417,058
Posted By bargo68

Great stuff from everybody! Very glad I found...

Great stuff from everybody! Very glad I found this corner of the forum.
Some from Oaxaca.

...
Forum: Foo
10-31-20, 11:24 PM
Replies: 4,805
Views: 417,058
Posted By bargo68

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Forum: Commuting
10-26-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,152
Posted By bargo68

Took some hand strength (I try to never use...

Took some hand strength (I try to never use levers to mount tires), but no worse than Continentals. I was mounting them on H Plus Sons TB14 rims. Nowhere near as bad as some Panaracer Pasela Tour...
10-25-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 10,500
Posted By bargo68

Asking someone to help you out is most definitely...

Asking someone to help you out is most definitely not unethical.
Expecting someone to help you out certainly can be.
Forum: Commuting
10-25-20, 06:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,152
Posted By bargo68

So here's the Marathons on and ready for...

So here's the Marathons on and ready for tomorrow's commute. We're actually having our power shut off by PG&E tonight due to a high fire hazard posed by high winds. Looks like tomorrow will not be...
10-24-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 4,230
Views: 389,686
Posted By bargo68

My vote for best bike photo background! A truly...

My vote for best bike photo background!
A truly Olympian effort!
10-24-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 10,500
Posted By bargo68

I can think of bigger PITAs.

I can think of bigger PITAs.
Forum: Commuting
10-24-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,152
Posted By bargo68

Because I can!

Because I can!
10-20-20, 04:47 PM
Replies: 61,054
Views: 9,128,215
Posted By bargo68

A nicely priced Motobecane Grand Jubile in 531! ...

A nicely priced Motobecane Grand Jubile in 531!

...
Forum: Commuting
10-14-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,152
Posted By bargo68

I just did! Found a pair of Marathon Plus's on...

I just did! Found a pair of Marathon Plus's on th'bay with tubes for 84 shipped. 700c x 35. Because I can't fit 35's on my Black Mountain road, my idea is to convert my 1 X 11 Cross Check upright...
Forum: Commuting
10-14-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,152
Posted By bargo68

No worries. Let me know what you think after...

No worries. Let me know what you think after you've given them a good spin!
10-12-20, 10:36 PM
Replies: 7,081
Views: 2,669,488
Posted By bargo68

Those pink flamingos, tho! ...

Those pink flamingos, tho!

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10-12-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,185
Posted By bargo68

cheap: tires spendy: wheelset and tires

cheap: tires
spendy: wheelset and tires
10-12-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,021
Posted By bargo68

Point taken. I agree I might have been a bit...

Point taken. I agree I might have been a bit broad in the examples I gave. I should probably have just pointed out the difference between a modern tig-welded Taiwanese frame and a vintage hand-brazed...
10-11-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,021
Posted By bargo68

I think that's a sideways move at best. If you're...

I think that's a sideways move at best. If you're looking for a different feeling ride and still want all the braze-ons for racks, try a vintage (late 70's into the 80's) Japanese sports tourer....
10-10-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 18,825
Posted By bargo68

Another Black Mountain Cycles road. Not C&V, but...

Another Black Mountain Cycles road. Not C&V, but color appropriate at least! It's my daily driver.

...
10-08-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,163
Posted By bargo68

I have Brooks microfiber on my Cannondale and I...

I have Brooks microfiber on my Cannondale and I generally like it. It is thick and a little unwieldy going on. There are several small 'creases' that I could not stretch out on some bends of the bar....
10-08-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,753
Posted By bargo68

Part it out. Upside: shipping a frameset is...

Part it out.
Upside: shipping a frameset is MUCH easier than a whole bike. It probably has some juicy Simplex and Stronglight components that will fetch good $ by themselves.
You get more money...
10-06-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,953
Posted By bargo68

The Creme Echo Uno, but not with drop bars. ...

The Creme Echo Uno, but not with drop bars.

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10-06-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,953
Posted By bargo68

The Bombtrack Oxbridge from last year. ...

The Bombtrack Oxbridge from last year.
https://99spokes.com/bikes/bombtrack/2019/oxbridge-geared
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