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09-16-22, 09:02 PM
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Posted By old's'cool

Shine on you crazy diamond

Shine on you crazy diamond
08-25-22, 08:26 PM
Replies: 1,959
Views: 417,759
Posted By old's'cool

Looks like a scene from a Mafia movie

Looks like a scene from a Mafia movie
08-13-22, 06:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 554
Posted By old's'cool

This kind of thing is a syndrome I call "Chimps...

This kind of thing is a syndrome I call "Chimps with Tools"
07-27-22, 06:45 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,457
Posted By old's'cool

The only way a bike frame is getting softer over...

The only way a bike frame is getting softer over time is if it has one or more cracks developing. :twitchy:
05-29-22, 05:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,187
Posted By old's'cool

:lol: I see only '65 and earlier model cars in...

:lol:
I see only '65 and earlier model cars in the photo, looking fairly fresh. Along with the guy's attire, that looks like mid-60s to me.
05-22-22, 06:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,152
Posted By old's'cool

I use a rear facing sport camera when commuting...

I use a rear facing sport camera when commuting (on my C&V commuting bikes), to make a movie of the car that kills me.
05-12-22, 05:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 685
Posted By old's'cool

Very thoughtfully designed and appointed. I...

Very thoughtfully designed and appointed. I agree with the reviewers about the half-step gearing. The chainstays could be a little longer, for better weight distribution and heel clearance with...
05-05-22, 08:17 PM
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Views: 417,759
Posted By old's'cool

A little before my time... Beach Boys?

A little before my time... Beach Boys?
05-05-22, 08:13 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 11,997
Posted By old's'cool

The problems start when the prize money and...

The problems start when the prize money and commercialization in general grows too big and takes over. Then a sport transforms from a hobby and a passion into an orgy of greed, not to mention...
05-03-22, 08:03 PM
Replies: 1,959
Views: 417,759
Posted By old's'cool

Yeah, like the 'Stones... Fred and Barney :love:

Yeah, like the 'Stones... Fred and Barney :love:
05-01-22, 07:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 576
Posted By old's'cool

I learned from experience not to consider the...

I learned from experience not to consider the Pasela by any means a rugged tire. I certainly don't commute with them, and limit their usage in my fleet to pleasure bikes with 27" rims.
I wouldn't...
04-24-22, 07:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,058
Posted By old's'cool

I skimmed this thread and didn't see it...

I skimmed this thread and didn't see it mentioned, so here you go:
My Ten Speeds (https://cycle.haus/mytenspeeds/)
I think it is almost exactly what you're looking for. It was sold a while ago by...
04-23-22, 09:54 PM
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Views: 417,759
Posted By old's'cool

Gotta love the 60s!

Gotta love the 60s!
04-13-22, 05:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 538
Posted By old's'cool

Be careful trying to buy one though... you might...

Be careful trying to buy one though... you might get an offer you can't refuse!
04-02-22, 09:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 585
Posted By old's'cool

Well, all my bikes have half-step gearing, but...

Well, all my bikes have half-step gearing, but the majority of my shifts are full step. The half-step normally only comes into play when I get into the upper cruising range (above ~90"). Other than...
03-20-22, 08:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 494
Posted By old's'cool

I'm in easy riding distance, so in principle, I'm...

I'm in easy riding distance, so in principle, I'm in, unless something comes up.
03-14-22, 08:04 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,111
Posted By old's'cool

When I'm working for myself, I pay myself with...

When I'm working for myself, I pay myself with beer.
03-05-22, 07:35 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,111
Posted By old's'cool

I didn't read the whole thread, so I apologize if...

I didn't read the whole thread, so I apologize if it's been mentioned already; I do recommend reading Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance for anyone seeking higher gratification for working on...
02-19-22, 07:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 430
Posted By old's'cool

Thanks again for your kind hospitality and great...

Thanks again for your kind hospitality and great organizing/hosting efforts... Looking forward to the next event!
02-15-22, 07:55 PM
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Views: 417,759
Posted By old's'cool

They really knew how to make 'em, back then.

They really knew how to make 'em, back then.
02-15-22, 07:48 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,483
Posted By old's'cool

Likewise, my condolences. You were an attentive...

Likewise, my condolences. You were an attentive and gracious host. Thank you so much for your hospitality, and for bringing all of us together, perchance to meet again.
02-13-22, 07:21 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,832
Posted By old's'cool

Good thing you didn't get a vasectomy or...

Good thing you didn't get a vasectomy or something more drastic :eek:
02-12-22, 09:39 PM
Replies: 1,959
Views: 417,759
Posted By old's'cool

Ah, a classic American frame ;)

Ah, a classic American frame ;)
02-07-22, 09:49 PM
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Views: 417,759
Posted By old's'cool

A classic European frame.

A classic European frame.
12-26-21, 04:54 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,262
Posted By old's'cool

Here's a Red Green bicycle ...

Here's a Red Green bicycle

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12-19-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 67,831
Posted By old's'cool

:twitchy: Oh Gawd, a center stand WTF!! ...

:twitchy: Oh Gawd, a center stand WTF!!
...
12-09-21, 09:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,675
Posted By old's'cool

If I told ya I'd have to kill ya

If I told ya I'd have to kill ya
12-02-21, 07:58 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 8,737
Posted By old's'cool

Any votes for "Suicycle"?

Any votes for "Suicycle"?
12-02-21, 05:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 850
Posted By old's'cool

While you're at it, better check if the chain is...

While you're at it, better check if the chain is wrapped wrong way around.
08-06-21, 05:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,174
Posted By old's'cool

Those two and entry-level Sekines and you have...

Those two and entry-level Sekines and you have 90% of the bikes in my neighborhood in Winnipeg in the early-mid 70s.
07-29-21, 06:17 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,248
Posted By old's'cool

It's been said before: spending money on a bike...

It's been said before: spending money on a bike to go faster pales in comparison to strengthening the engine, up until you are close or really into the professional competitive level.
Put another...
06-16-21, 04:58 PM
05-18-21, 05:48 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 67,831
Posted By old's'cool

Now that's cool! I hope the twins are in good...

Now that's cool!
I hope the twins are in good standing with each other. Their DNA is not even consecutive, it's identical (assuming identical twins).
04-25-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,672
Posted By old's'cool

Sorry, the only accurate details in your post are...

Sorry, the only accurate details in your post are yes, Aluminium is how the British and other nationalities refer to what is called Aluminum in the US, and yes, there is a thing called work...
03-24-21, 07:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,032
Posted By old's'cool

I have a half step plus granny formula I've been...

I have a half step plus granny formula I've been using for the past several years, but due to the growing scarcity of vintage freewheels and sprockets, if I shared it, I would have to kill you.;)
03-22-21, 08:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,079
Posted By old's'cool

I suggest you wear a helmet.

I suggest you wear a helmet.
03-07-21, 07:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,564
Posted By old's'cool

Most likely what is bonding the cable to the...

Most likely what is bonding the cable to the shifter is a combination of iron oxide and aluminum oxide. You need a solvent that dissolves one or both of these without attacking the parent aluminum.
11-09-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,506
Posted By old's'cool

welcome to the party

welcome to the party
09-13-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,076
Posted By old's'cool

...Which is Peter Sellers :innocent:

...Which is Peter Sellers :innocent:
09-03-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,114
Posted By old's'cool

Well, when you put an electrolyte in contact with...

Well, when you put an electrolyte in contact with two dissimilar metals, one will eat the other. Adding an external EMF source will probably accelerate the process.
08-31-20, 07:28 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,706
Posted By old's'cool

A premise has been made, that the tubes of a...

A premise has been made, that the tubes of a frame triangle provide compliance by bowing, i.e. pre-buckling, which I question. A mathematical analysis would show how much bowing would be needed to...
08-17-20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,299
Posted By old's'cool

A machine shop in addition to cycle works,...

A machine shop in addition to cycle works, offering automatically produced turnings according to pattern or drawing, up to 48mm diameter.
07-25-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,851
Posted By old's'cool

The beauty of a bicycle is its simplicity and...

The beauty of a bicycle is its simplicity and robustness. When unnecessary complications are introduced, the simplicity and robustness are sacrificed.
07-13-20, 06:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,414
Posted By old's'cool

Now isn't that a self fulfilling prophecy?!!...

Now isn't that a self fulfilling prophecy?!! :innocent:
I love the euphemism for [insert your own description here] :lol:
Not to diss anyone actually disabled who has no alternative to motorized...
07-09-20, 05:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,199
Posted By old's'cool

Yeah, launching a bag of groceries onto the...

Yeah, launching a bag of groceries onto the pavement :notamused::lol:
07-01-20, 05:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,581
Posted By old's'cool

Gotta love those positive feedback braking...

Gotta love those positive feedback braking setups... especially when the rider's centre of gravity is high :eek: :lol:
06-26-20, 05:37 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,922
Posted By old's'cool

FIxie Hipster Ninja throwing stars

FIxie Hipster Ninja throwing stars
06-09-20, 06:51 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,355
Posted By old's'cool

That kinda fits the business model of designing...

That kinda fits the business model of designing the product to survive just past the warranty period.
04-07-20, 06:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,539
Posted By old's'cool

Hookes law

Hookes law
02-25-20, 05:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,271
Posted By old's'cool

Don't worry, you'll get old soon enough.

Don't worry, you'll get old soon enough.
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