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05-07-21, 08:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,104
Posted By cudak888

Rust bucket? Yes. Overpriced? Hell yes; this...

Rust bucket? Yes.

Overpriced? Hell yes; this type of bike seems to turn anyone into a gold digger.

Is it too far gone? No. Oxalic acid does wonders, as does a mechanical refresh - even if one...
04-13-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 602
Posted By rjsattler

Thank you! Makes sense, I'll get to posting then...

Thank you! Makes sense, I'll get to posting then :)

EDIT: Can confirm, 10 messages adds the "like" button. Happy Riding!
04-10-21, 05:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 878
Posted By Kubotafan

I have driven my new to me bike, an Electra...

I have driven my new to me bike, an Electra Townie 7D on several trips of 3 to 5 km and don't seem to be having a problem now. I try to keep cadence up and use lower gears if I feel too much...
04-09-21, 08:36 PM
Replies: 3,953
Views: 365,968
Posted By xiaoman1

Mad Honk is one of the most generous/unselfish...

Mad Honk is one of the most generous/unselfish members that I have had the pleasure of knowing on these Forums.:thumb:
Best, Ben
04-08-21, 02:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 680
Posted By cudak888

PAY SHIPPING: 1951 Raleigh Sports (21" ladies' frame)

*** SPOKEN FOR: This '51 Sports will soon have a new home with Don, a friend who lives in my same neighborhood who's a 3-speed collector ***

Ged117 offered me his '50 Raleigh Superbe a few weeks...
Replies: 33
Views: 1,085
Posted By cudak888

It's just that cutting a perfectly good set of...

It's just that cutting a perfectly good set of stainless spokes in half is a needless (and expensive) waste. I always de-lace, measure, count, then wrap them with gaff tape with the length and...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-21, 05:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,417
Posted By bruce19

This is what I have used for 3 yrs. No flats. No...

This is what I have used for 3 yrs. No flats. No issues.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ALVtgcY1YeM
02-13-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 975
Posted By randyjawa

How Much Is This Bike Worth..?

Perhaps I am opening a can of worms here but here goes.

In the bicycle appraisal forum I see lots and lots of value questions. Usually, we do not answer the question, but do chime in other ways -...
02-03-21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,652
Posted By unterhausen

I have something a lot like a downvote, a lot of...

I have something a lot like a downvote, a lot of times I make posts like this disappear. Predicting a thread will fail is one way to help it fail. That's why the abbreviation for "in before the...
02-02-21, 09:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,652
Posted By Siu Blue Wind

It is hard to judge what someone's intelligence...

It is hard to judge what someone's intelligence limitations are. But you're right. Maybe we should go over your posts more and do a little clean up.
01-29-21, 09:42 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,990
Posted By _ForceD_

My town doesn’t have sewers...we’re all on...

My town doesn’t have sewers...we’re all on individual septic systems. So, I always consider what I’m putting into the septic tank...the amount of grease being rinsed out, down the drain, and into the...
01-29-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,990
Posted By Mad Honk

I buy terry cloth washcloths from the cheap...

I buy terry cloth washcloths from the cheap stores. They cost about a quarter apiece and are not worth trying to reuse, the War Department has figured out how to use them as well, so it seems to be a...
01-28-21, 06:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 539
Posted By unterhausen

Saying that someone is topologically equivalent...

Saying that someone is topologically equivalent to a Klein bottle is not allowed.
01-26-21, 05:47 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,664
Posted By JaccoW

Look cyccommute you are clearly very...

Look cyccommute you are clearly very anti-kickstand for whatever reasons that might be. I'm a fan of them on the right bikes. I wouldn't put one on a road bike, or at least not one that crushes the...
01-23-21, 05:01 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 8,270
Posted By jdawginsc

Gugification? I think I spelled it wrong. ...

Gugification? I think I spelled it wrong.

And I can't remember the term many use for screwing up something while repairing it...poop...age hurts.
01-18-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 412
Posted By dedhed

I've bought whole hubs just to get cones at times.

I've bought whole hubs just to get cones at times.
01-18-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 895
Posted By IBJoel

If you were a mod, you should know that there are...

If you were a mod, you should know that there are certain software applications that are not allowed to be discussed publicly (but are basically an open secret).

That said, ads allows us to keep...
01-15-21, 11:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,102
Posted By sloar

Dumpster frame

Pulled this out a dumpster last night. The original paint and chrome doesn’t appear to be to bad underneath the other paint. Other than curiosity I have no idea why I’m bothering with this.




...
01-06-21, 05:37 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 9,232
Posted By jonwvara

Sure, if torpedoes would work better, let's use...

Sure, if torpedoes would work better, let's use those.
01-05-21, 11:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,311
Posted By IBJoel

Our sister site, WebMD is happy to help with...

Our sister site, WebMD is happy to help with medical questions! ;)
01-05-21, 07:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 628
Posted By banana jam

As the US importer for these frames '90-'95 I...

As the US importer for these frames '90-'95 I placed orders for and received/shipped out most of the Concorde's in NA. This thread is about spreading the word on a stolen bike so maybe another...
01-03-21, 02:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 661
Posted By polymorphself

Very nice 700c 36/40h Araya touring rims with Sansin sealed system hubs.

SOLD

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12-30-20, 09:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,195
Posted By canklecat

Yikes! Been there. Best wishes for a speedy...

Yikes! Been there. Best wishes for a speedy recovery.

But there's nothing wrong with taking a little prescription pain med. If you can't sleep, your recovery may be impaired, along with reduced...
12-30-20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 497
Posted By unworthy1

UPDATE: SOLD to a local who even came and picked...

UPDATE: SOLD to a local who even came and picked it up: easy-peasy!
12-29-20, 11:31 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,853
Posted By rgvg

If I were you I would prioritize fit. If there...

If I were you I would prioritize fit.
If there are a lot of Japanese made bikes in your area those are good quality.
Prestige tubing if you can get it, or Champion/Tange 1 or 2.
12-29-20, 10:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 497
Posted By unworthy1

Raleigh Super Course Frame & Fork, '72, 23.5" flam green

Learned the hard way that no, you cannot post a CL sale of your own in that thread. so this is what the Mods "suggested": post it in the C&V Sales thread.
This is a Raleigh Super Course in...
12-28-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,045
Posted By veganbikes

You should. Moun-tain bicycling is a fun way to...

You should. Moun-tain bicycling is a fun way to get around! They even have roadies but they call themselves "XC riders" :lol:

Heck a good bit of the modern gravel stuff is morphing into sort of...
12-27-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,482
Posted By jonwvara

Orthodoxy Part 2

I'm sure that many longtime members of this forum were disturbed to learn of a possible misinterpretation of the serial numbering of Centurion brand bicycles. This in itself is bad enough, but it...
12-25-20, 04:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 708
Posted By non-fixie

Thank you! That was the document I was looking...

Thank you! That was the document I was looking for. :thumb:

And Merry Christmas!
12-25-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 784
Posted By wgscott

What "lockdown"? Too many individuals have...

What "lockdown"?

Too many individuals have lost their lives to this because of people who refuse to take even minimal precautions like wearing a face-mask and avoiding large gatherings of people. ...
Forum: Foo
12-24-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,342
Posted By skijor

Before this thread fully takes the exit ramp to...

Before this thread fully takes the exit ramp to P&R, the P.O. struggles aren't alone. It's yet another inevitable by-product of Covid/increased online sales/quarantine/etc. And yes, DeJoy's...
Forum: Foo
12-23-20, 10:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,342
Posted By Sorcerer

The people who pickup and deliver our packages...

The people who pickup and deliver our packages from shipper to recipient are heroes. We wouldn't have anything to eat, repair, wear, and play with without their relentless efforts.

All of the...
12-21-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,337
Posted By Kapusta

Salsa QR clamp. ...

Salsa QR clamp.


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12-19-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,271
Posted By Siu Blue Wind

OR... If that's the case, why should we even have...

OR... If that's the case, why should we even have subforums? Why not just let it be one big cluster?
12-18-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,271
Posted By Siu Blue Wind

I'd like to ad that the complaints were that...

I'd like to ad that the complaints were that people who really wanted to learn about 50+ cycling had to fish through all the medical issues, some not even related to cycling. It was frustrating...
11-29-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,322
Posted By phughes

:lol: What trouble? Install saddle, ride. Once in...

:lol: What trouble? Install saddle, ride. Once in a while apply Proofide. I do it maybe once a year when I remember it. The horror of such trouble.
Forum: Foo
11-29-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,225
Posted By cloud

I would fly on one today If it was a US carrier...

I would fly on one today If it was a US carrier with a US trained flight crew (and a select few foreign carriers)
Forum: Foo
11-29-20, 04:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,848
Posted By TiHabanero

"Dealing with a misbehaving child in a store can...

"Dealing with a misbehaving child in a store can also be done in a positive learning experience way by a parent."

Exactly the point here. It is the parent's job, not the shlub in the store. Sadly,...
11-26-20, 01:28 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,021
Posted By Velo Mule

Thanks for the thought on side pull brakes. It...

Thanks for the thought on side pull brakes. It has been fermenting in my mind since you mentioned it. I wanted to keep the centerpull since they are original to the Continental model and were in...
Forum: Great Lakes
11-25-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,633
Posted By JLDickmon

Been there. I bought a two lb block of bees wax I...

Been there. I bought a two lb block of bees wax I use for making bowstrings.
Forum: Great Lakes
11-25-20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,633
Posted By JLDickmon

I'm down there (here?) now, visiting my new...

I'm down there (here?) now, visiting my new grand-daughter, and I thought of this thread on the way down.
And by God, you can just about draw a line across Morgan Co.
North of that, dead flat....
Forum: Foo
11-21-20, 04:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,848
Posted By roundypndr

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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11-21-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 574
Posted By Bianchigirll

Cool looking fork. Those rod brakes are cool too,...

Cool looking fork. Those rod brakes are cool too, Kool Stop makes replacement blocks for them.

I think that's Dr Zoidberg on the chainring
...
11-20-20, 02:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,018
Posted By canklecat

No responsible researchers or media outlets ever...

No responsible researchers or media outlets ever claimed melatonin was a treatment for COVID-19. They said it would help people get adequate rest, which would help their immune systems to resist...
11-20-20, 12:05 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,479
Posted By 79pmooney

The virus doesn't do well in hot weather. No...

The virus doesn't do well in hot weather. No problem. We stepped up our efforts to help it out. Cold weather is where the virus survives longer. Recycled indoor air with infected people who don't...
11-16-20, 08:21 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,479
Posted By jon c.

The term "lockdown" should probably be abandoned...

The term "lockdown" should probably be abandoned as it has no fixed meaning. We hear a lot of rhetoric about being "locked in our homes" but we've never been close to actually being locked down in...
Forum: Great Lakes
11-14-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,633
Posted By JLDickmon

Sure looks like it to me.. I used to cross that...

Sure looks like it to me.. I used to cross that quite a bit when my kids lived in Bloomington.
They live in Martinsville now..
Forum: Great Lakes
11-13-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,633
Posted By Zoxe

For a historical perspective, check out the book...

For a historical perspective, check out the book "A Home in the Woods: Pioneer Life in Indiana." It's a short but fascinating read about family life for those living in central Indiana in the 1820s...
10-15-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,145
Posted By tpadul

I'm in Chesterton, IN just a few minutes away...

I'm in Chesterton, IN just a few minutes away from Lake Michigan and less than 30 minutes from downtown Chicago. The GSD rescue I will be donating to is down in Indianapolis.

We have two German...
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