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06-09-21, 08:05 AM
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Posted By oldspokes

There's been a dozen or more nice looking vintage...

There's been a dozen or more nice looking vintage Raleigh bikes lately in the Philly and South Jersey area but none ever sell unless they're under $25. Its not just old three speeds, CL and FB in...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-03-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 480
Posted By BobbyG

Viva La Contortionista!

Just bought my first folder: a 2007 Dahon Boardwalk for $100 bucks. Seldom used, garage stored. Very little wear, very little tear. Nothing loose. Before I can ride it I have to clean and repack...
05-25-21, 09:19 PM
Replies: 24,635
Views: 2,986,489
Posted By thumpism

This should probably go in the "Folders" forum...

This should probably go in the "Folders" forum but...

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/144543974379220
...
Forum: Foo
05-24-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 11,690
Views: 2,430,516
Posted By Kat12

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05-13-21, 06:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,887
Posted By cj3209

Has Cycling Clothing Sizing Gone Bonkers?

I've purchased a lot of cycling gear including shorts, bibs, jerseys, etc. and have noticed an opposite trend in that the sizing seems to be more for skinny 7th graders than 'normal' people.

I'm...
05-12-21, 06:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 983
Posted By spudly

Two Nice NOS Austro Daimlers

I was fortunate to just acquire two NOS Austro Daimlers from a seller whose late husband worked in marketing for them in the 70's/80's. They, an Ultima and Vent Noir (circa 1978 and 1977,...
05-12-21, 06:39 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 13,503
Posted By seypat

You forgot about these: People that ride slower...

You forgot about these:
People that ride slower than many here are entitled slackers who should speed up. They just don't "get cycling." The concept of using a bike, not necessarily for vigorous...
05-12-21, 05:01 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 13,503
Posted By Hiro11

What I learned from this thread: - people that...

What I learned from this thread:
- people that ride faster than many here are entitled jerks with a death wish who should slow down. They just don't "get cycling". The concept of using a bike for...
Forum: Commuting
05-09-21, 01:47 AM
Replies: 1,419
Views: 235,200
Posted By Unca_Sam

Isn't it amazing at how little damage there is to...

Isn't it amazing at how little damage there is to the bike? You'd think killing a cow would do more, but it looks fine. The fork isn't even bent!
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-16-21, 02:44 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,260
Posted By Geepig

Well, what with the improvements in the weather...

Well, what with the improvements in the weather and the actual rideability of Zenit, I thought it was time to make some kind of trip in its new field of action. Luckily wifie agreed with me, dug out...
Forum: Commuting
04-11-21, 05:48 AM
Replies: 1,419
Views: 235,200
Posted By billnuke1

?

It’s a trap!
Forum: Foo
04-10-21, 09:52 PM
Replies: 11,690
Views: 2,430,516
Posted By canklecat

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Forum: Folding Bikes
04-10-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 1,129
Views: 317,030
Posted By social suicide

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04-08-21, 12:49 AM
Replies: 85
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Posted By downtube42

Weight, expense, friction. Limited gear...

Weight, expense, friction.

Limited gear ratios and ranges.

Pro racers don't use them.

Arguably more delicate; out of saddle climbing is discouraged.

Don't work on vertical dropouts...
04-05-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,247
Posted By drlogik

Quite frankly, we have it good today. When I...

Quite frankly, we have it good today. When I started riding back in 1975, us riders frequently had bottles, cans and other trash thrown at us. Not out of malice but just thinking it's funny. We got...
Forum: Foo
03-28-21, 11:29 AM
Replies: 9,551
Views: 1,199,446
Posted By skijor

Why don't they call it Roundtine? ...

Why don't they call it Roundtine?

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Forum: Foo
03-28-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 9,551
Views: 1,199,446
Posted By chewybrian

​​​​​​ It reads: "Drink more...

​​​​​​
It reads:

"Drink more Ovaltine"
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-24-21, 11:13 AM
Replies: 1,129
Views: 317,030
Posted By calgarc

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my latest creation...
Forum: Foo
03-24-21, 07:51 AM
Replies: 9,551
Views: 1,199,446
Posted By Shimagnolo

It's so cruel to see a family evicted from their...

It's so cruel to see a family evicted from their home. :(
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-24-21, 01:40 AM
Replies: 1,129
Views: 317,030
Posted By Geepig

It's a trap!

It's a trap!
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-19-21, 12:49 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,260
Posted By Geepig

Today I realised that it is already 6 months...

Today I realised that it is already 6 months since I started posting here. I originally thought it might last a month, perhaps two, before I exhausted everything that I had to say. Never before have...
Forum: Foo
03-17-21, 11:18 PM
Replies: 11,690
Views: 2,430,516
Posted By jan230

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Forum: Folding Bikes
03-15-21, 04:02 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,260
Posted By Geepig

I must admit I wanted to throw the first wheel...

I must admit I wanted to throw the first wheel down the street and watch it be run over multiple times at speed by a bus driven by an angry driver packing an AK-47, but I prevailed. And anyway, a...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-21, 07:57 PM
Replies: 20,033
Views: 4,394,662
Posted By surveyor6

Rear fender for my Sears Spyder clone from EBay. ...

Rear fender for my Sears Spyder clone from EBay.
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Forum: Folding Bikes
03-11-21, 05:50 PM
Replies: 2,358
Views: 411,090
Posted By jhoff80

Okay, we had one nice day before it gets freezing...

Okay, we had one nice day before it gets freezing again, so I had to take advantage of it. I'll say it was a really great ride, and after 15 miles of city biking, I really like it as a bike. And it...
Forum: Foo
03-07-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 9,551
Views: 1,199,446
Posted By skijor

My Waterford would've made it. :p

My Waterford would've made it. :p
Forum: Foo
03-06-21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 11,690
Views: 2,430,516
Posted By gios

https://i.imgur.com/3Z1ZIIa.jpg

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Forum: Foo
03-04-21, 03:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 239
Posted By noobinsf

New content from "The Secret Life of Machines" guy

My wife mentioned fax machines on her work call a few minutes ago, and it led my train of thought to the old "Secret Life of Machines" episode covering fax machines. If you don't know, it's one of...
Forum: Foo
03-02-21, 09:08 PM
Replies: 11,690
Views: 2,430,516
Posted By nycphotography

Nothing says luxury living like spraying your...

Nothing says luxury living like spraying your butt clean with a cold water kitchen sprayer on an open roof toilet.
Forum: Foo
03-02-21, 08:53 PM
Replies: 11,690
Views: 2,430,516
Posted By DiabloScott

Also not good for TP, which is why the bidet hose...

Also not good for TP, which is why the bidet hose was such a thoughtful feature.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-26-21, 05:10 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,260
Posted By Geepig

Where do I start? The old plan was to build BigR...

Where do I start? The old plan was to build BigR and Zenit to sell, and then let the friend have Danusia, but all this has gone out of the window. BigR will still be sold, gaining the high rise...
Forum: Foo
02-23-21, 04:54 PM
Replies: 9,551
Views: 1,199,446
Posted By ahsposo

He was looking for the parachute release.

He was looking for the parachute release.
02-19-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,045
Posted By OldTryGuy

PLEASE get a 2nd opinion before treatment is...

PLEASE get a 2nd opinion before treatment is chosen. I have spoken to guys AND THEIR SO's from around the WORLD about improper first read pathology reports ESPECIALLY if a TRUS biopsy was the method...
Forum: Foo
02-19-21, 05:21 AM
Replies: 9,551
Views: 1,199,446
Posted By ahsposo

You're right. Maybe Florida Man stole the airboat...

You're right. Maybe Florida Man stole the airboat while naked, high on cough medicine and tequila, armed with a machete and a 4 foot long gator. Not all are meth-heads.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-19-21, 01:29 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,260
Posted By Geepig

The weather has been down to -15 Centigrade over...

The weather has been down to -15 Centigrade over the last few days, but it kind of warms up at the back of the garage with the car to block the majority of the draughts. To make things even cosier I...
02-11-21, 07:39 AM
Replies: 24,635
Views: 2,986,489
Posted By gster

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02-11-21, 03:04 AM
Replies: 24,635
Views: 2,986,489
Posted By 27inch

Back in the 70's they sold a bolt on motor like...

Back in the 70's they sold a bolt on motor like that around here called a Bikebug, it used a Tanaka 2 stroke motor and a friction drive. Most got mounted on the front wheel but I saw them mounted in...
Forum: Foo
02-08-21, 04:54 AM
Replies: 9,551
Views: 1,199,446
Posted By chewybrian

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Forum: Foo
02-06-21, 06:54 PM
Replies: 11,690
Views: 2,430,516
Posted By Redhatter

One time I ducked up the road for some Chinese...

One time I ducked up the road for some Chinese food… I have music going on the bike partly for my own entertainment and partly for pedestrian warning, turned down a shared bike path/foot-path near my...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-05-21, 04:51 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,260
Posted By Geepig

Because there are always complications within...

Because there are always complications within complications, I might already have a recipient for one of the Jubilats. One of wifie’s oldest friends has a summer house near a lake in the region and...
Forum: Foo
02-04-21, 03:58 AM
Replies: 11,690
Views: 2,430,516
Posted By chewybrian

https://i.imgur.com/TkBcX6S.jpg

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Forum: Folding Bikes
02-02-21, 02:58 PM
Replies: 1,129
Views: 317,030
Posted By joey buzzard

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Lounging by the pool....
Forum: Foo
01-20-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 11,690
Views: 2,430,516
Posted By ahsposo

I'd just like to know the diameter of her...

I'd just like to know the diameter of her ankles...
01-11-21, 02:34 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,204
Posted By geeteeiii

Some Soviet junk I have.

Hello everybody.

I tought my weird collection of bikes might be interesting to people here, soviet bicycles seem to be quite undocumented here. Being from a ex USSR occupied country, we have alot...
01-08-21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 14,323
Views: 3,188,903
Posted By Kevin stafford

Miyata touring mixte

Found a Miyata 215 st mixte tourer at the local Goodwill today, first vintage find in months. I’ve never found a mixte tourer before, has spline triple butted frame with mangalloy fork, 3x6 Shimano...
01-04-21, 04:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,074
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Come to California and watch our “tough” penal...

Come to California and watch our “tough” penal system in action.

Such a joke.

Yes, there are people incarcerated; but as Baretta was quoted as saying, “if you can’t do the time don’t do the...
01-04-21, 04:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,074
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

The new District Attorney for LA County has never...

The new District Attorney for LA County has never met a criminal that he doesn’t just love. The two thugs would get a hearty handshake from the new DA and free courtside tickets to cheer LeBron and...
Forum: Foo
12-15-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 11,690
Views: 2,430,516
Posted By Shimagnolo

I told them that power plant was leaking...

I told them that power plant was leaking radiation!:mad:https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/538x718/jacana_076bde4848efca8dd8f3ba98e38596e9167da101.jpg
Jacana bird carrying young...
Forum: Foo
12-15-20, 06:43 AM
Replies: 11,690
Views: 2,430,516
Posted By no motor?

You could use that to keep the river rats away at...

You could use that to keep the river rats away at your van, down by the river.
12-14-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 24,635
Views: 2,986,489
Posted By Johno59

Decals

Go here- Vintage & Bespoke Bicycle Decals/Transfers – H Lloyd Cycles (myshopify.com) (https://h-lloyd-cycles.myshopify.com/)
They have every decal imaginable for review. Some even are water transfer...
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