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04-17-19, 02:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 904
Posted By kevindsingleton

Interesting design for a modern bike. I'd want...

Interesting design for a modern bike. I'd want to address the shifter, first thing. Maybe go with a Sora or even a 105 brifter. The brakes might be another good upgrade. 105 calipers should work...
04-15-19, 08:27 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,258
Posted By kevindsingleton

I didn't respond to the guy that the guy I...

I didn't respond to the guy that the guy I responded to was responding to. Thanks for reminding me why I ignore BF for years at a time.
04-11-19, 08:30 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,258
Posted By kevindsingleton

Since I got an email about this, I looked at it,...

Since I got an email about this, I looked at it, again. It wasn't even you that I quoted, so you're annoyed over something that doesn't even concern you. Jeez.
04-10-19, 02:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,258
Posted By kevindsingleton

lol.

lol.
04-10-19, 12:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,258
Posted By kevindsingleton

Don't take it too seriously. It's just bikes.

Don't take it too seriously. It's just bikes.
04-10-19, 12:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,258
Posted By kevindsingleton

It might be real. It's not "real". Get with the...

It might be real. It's not "real". Get with the program. We're trying to sell bikes, here! ;)
04-02-19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 618
Posted By kevindsingleton

I love that color. It reminds of my parents'...

I love that color. It reminds of my parents' 1974 Ford station wagon, with the rear-facing seat in the way back.

Looks great!
04-02-19, 12:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 967
Posted By kevindsingleton

If the wheels are steel, I'd replace them with...

If the wheels are steel, I'd replace them with new-ish aluminum wheels for the improved braking. If you consider the originals to have any value, store them somewhere safe as an investment for your...
04-02-19, 12:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 986
Posted By kevindsingleton

Seems like it would be impossible to enforce, but...

Seems like it would be impossible to enforce, but I'm sure they'll give it a valiant effort! Wow!
04-02-19, 11:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 986
Posted By kevindsingleton

The Pittsburgh area seems to be pretty good for...

The Pittsburgh area seems to be pretty good for C&V purchases. Patience is key, but there are deals to be found.

I don't know about sales. I try to buy low and sell high, but I never manage to...
04-01-19, 02:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 567
Posted By kevindsingleton

I like it. Lots.

I like it. Lots.
06-18-18, 09:00 AM
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Posted By kevindsingleton

Yea! Another reply to the same post, two years...

Yea! Another reply to the same post, two years later! Paying attention is sooooo overrated! ;)
12-29-17, 09:34 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,375
Posted By kevindsingleton

I crashed into a tree at 14.5 mph mountain...

I crashed into a tree at 14.5 mph mountain biking, in December. My left shoulder hit, hard, and the tree didn't budge. I finished the ride, after about a minute of recovery, but probably should...
12-28-17, 03:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,262
Posted By kevindsingleton

It's a 10. Is it "PCS-10"? We have a bunch of...

It's a 10. Is it "PCS-10"? We have a bunch of the aluminum framed portable stands at Communicycle, a bicycle ministry where I volunteer, and they all have replaceable rubber cauls that allow for...
12-28-17, 01:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,262
Posted By kevindsingleton

My Park stand has notches on the top and bottom...

My Park stand has notches on the top and bottom jaws to allow clearance for cables.


Maybe you just need to spend a few minutes with a hacksaw?
12-21-17, 02:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By kevindsingleton

I have some Slime brand tubes that say that the...

I have some Slime brand tubes that say that the puncture-filling product is applied only to the "outside" portion of the tube, and is not liquid, but closer to solid, which means it does not present...
12-21-17, 02:23 PM
12-21-17, 07:26 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,860
Posted By kevindsingleton

That is cool.

That is cool.
12-21-17, 07:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 823
Posted By kevindsingleton

The fact that the wrong bolts were used, and that...

The fact that the wrong bolts were used, and that the mechanic didn't mention the stripped threads, is a good indication that the mechanic caused the problem, and hoped you wouldn't notice.


I'm...
12-21-17, 07:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 960
Posted By kevindsingleton

Since you didn't mention who installed the chain,...

Since you didn't mention who installed the chain, and whether it was sized to fit your bike's configuration, the first thing to check is the chain length. The RD cage can only take up so much slack,...
12-20-17, 02:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,256
Posted By kevindsingleton

It wasn't abundantly clear, due to your misuse of...

It wasn't abundantly clear, due to your misuse of quoting. Now, it is. Apology accepted. ;)
12-20-17, 01:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,256
Posted By kevindsingleton

If it was a PM, I wouldn't care, because no one...

If it was a PM, I wouldn't care, because no one would see your attempt to associate my post with the word "sexist".

I didn't quote you, or maddog. Quoting other people matters. You should...
12-20-17, 01:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,256
Posted By kevindsingleton

I never used the word, "sexist", and I resent you...

I never used the word, "sexist", and I resent you attaching it to your reply to my post.



lol. Karma is a beeyotch.
12-20-17, 12:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,256
Posted By kevindsingleton

I usually consider maddog's posts to be blunt to...

I usually consider maddog's posts to be blunt to the point of rudeness, but, this time, I don't see a problem. If one chooses to highlight one's gender and disdain for brands, then, when gender...
12-20-17, 06:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 804
Posted By kevindsingleton

There may not be a solution for every problem. ...

There may not be a solution for every problem.

Maybe OP should go into the gigantic glove-making business. Clearly, there's a market.
12-19-17, 02:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,431
Posted By kevindsingleton

Some phones are better than others for this...

Some phones are better than others for this function. It might not be the apps.
12-19-17, 01:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 804
Posted By kevindsingleton

REI usually has a clearance bin at the end of the...

REI usually has a clearance bin at the end of the season, and there are almost always bike gloves for cheap. You just have to shop, off-season, and store them until needed.
12-18-17, 08:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,603
Posted By kevindsingleton

Your English is better than most Americans, who...

Your English is better than most Americans, who are the most likely to respond to your post, so there is no need to apologize. It sounds like you probably had a bit of a heat stroke. Dehydration,...
12-14-17, 08:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,666
Posted By kevindsingleton

The "significant amount of tire clearance" isn't...

The "significant amount of tire clearance" isn't typical of a road bike, which indicates you may have the wrong fork for this frameset. That could raise the bike enough to produce the sloping top...
12-11-17, 10:21 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 10,982
Posted By kevindsingleton

Thread winner. Rule #5.

Thread winner. Rule #5.
12-11-17, 09:30 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,622
Posted By kevindsingleton

The zipper has a long tag so you can manage it,...

The zipper has a long tag so you can manage it, yourself.
12-07-17, 09:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,253
Posted By kevindsingleton

My hybrid has an aluminum bar that isn't nearly...

My hybrid has an aluminum bar that isn't nearly as thick as that appears to be. In fact, now that I think about it, so does my franken-MTB. That looks pretty strong, if the material is as thick as...
12-07-17, 09:02 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,519
Posted By kevindsingleton

I'd like to hear the story behind the origin of...

I'd like to hear the story behind the origin of that term.
12-06-17, 02:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,370
Posted By kevindsingleton

Unless, of course, you can hang it from the...

Unless, of course, you can hang it from the ceiling! ;)
12-06-17, 02:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,370
Posted By kevindsingleton

If your wife is like most wives, you should take...

If your wife is like most wives, you should take her to a bike shop, and let her pick the bike she'll ride. You could always install some smoother tires on her mountain bike, just to get her out on...
12-05-17, 09:37 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,080
Posted By kevindsingleton

As others have said: it depends. In my area,...

As others have said: it depends. In my area, there are lots of small hills and winding roads, so, when I'm out on the road, I'm watching behind me, constantly. If I'm just going around the block...
12-04-17, 02:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,893
Posted By kevindsingleton

As a Texan, now living in Pennsylvania, and a...

As a Texan, now living in Pennsylvania, and a cyclist and F250 driver, I can confirm that nearly everything looks like an easy target from the cab of my truck. That's why I carry on the bike, as...
12-04-17, 01:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 656
Posted By kevindsingleton

For this ol' country boy, that last photo induces...

For this ol' country boy, that last photo induces some serious anxiety. I'll never understand people wanting to live so close to other people.


Cool that you found some MTB trails in the...
12-01-17, 01:16 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,186
Posted By kevindsingleton

That tool should win awards.

That tool should win awards.
12-01-17, 10:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 732
Posted By kevindsingleton

Y'all need to ride in places with scenery that's...

Y'all need to ride in places with scenery that's better than the shift indicators on your bikes!
11-30-17, 08:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 911
Posted By kevindsingleton

My doctor is a cyclist, so this may vary.

My doctor is a cyclist, so this may vary.
11-29-17, 01:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 911
Posted By kevindsingleton

:roflmao2:

:roflmao2:
11-29-17, 01:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 544
Posted By kevindsingleton

The OP says he's gonna "pursue" them.

The OP says he's gonna "pursue" them.
11-29-17, 12:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 911
Posted By kevindsingleton

This is why Texans don't use metric. Besides,...

This is why Texans don't use metric. Besides, (say it with me!) EVERYTHING'S BIGGER IN TEXAS!
11-29-17, 12:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 544
Posted By kevindsingleton

Easy. The Scott is too proprietary. Get the...

Easy. The Scott is too proprietary. Get the Giant.

Next!
11-29-17, 12:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,386
Posted By kevindsingleton

lol! One man's "obsolete" tool is another man's...

lol! One man's "obsolete" tool is another man's "law of supply and demand"! :lol:


Air hammer, FTW! :thumb:
11-29-17, 11:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,065
Posted By kevindsingleton

The difference between long and short cage...

The difference between long and short cage derailleurs is in how much chain slack they take up. Your current setup doesn't require a long cage derailleur, but, if you were going to take a trip to...
11-29-17, 07:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,344
Posted By kevindsingleton

Out here, they call it "the Pittsburgh Left". ...

Out here, they call it "the Pittsburgh Left". It's one of the reasons we don't "pass on the right". Never saw this in Texas.
11-29-17, 07:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,426
Posted By kevindsingleton

Without pictures, or, at least, a description of...

Without pictures, or, at least, a description of your haul, this thread is worthless!
11-29-17, 07:07 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 8,741
Posted By kevindsingleton

Who says we don't? Maybe we enjoy it, even more.

Who says we don't? Maybe we enjoy it, even more.
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