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07-21-19, 01:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,118
Posted By Halfpoundbobby

Prescription sunglasses. I can not endorse...

Prescription sunglasses.
I can not endorse zenni enough.
I haven't gotten another pair from an optometrist since I stared ordering from them. My most expensive pair from them was like 50 doll...
07-21-19, 01:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,651
Posted By Halfpoundbobby

Thanks for the reassurance. I basically wanted to...

Thanks for the reassurance. I basically wanted to undo the hundreds of forum threads ingrained into my head about why this isn't OK. This will definitely suffice.

Oddly enough, I'm plenty...
07-21-19, 12:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,651
Posted By Halfpoundbobby

Absolutely. I guess I'm just anticipating some...

Absolutely. I guess I'm just anticipating some sort of unforeseen catastrophe because I'm going against some pretty universal advice.

I'm eerily satisfied outside of the insecurity about the...
07-21-19, 11:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,651
Posted By Halfpoundbobby

Am I doing the wrong thing the right way?

OK. I'm a bike hoarder. I'm 330 pounds. And I'm 6'5". I'm training to get back into riding centuries again, so my natural choice was building up one of my road bikes.

Here's the problem: I'm...
06-26-19, 06:50 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 15,755
Posted By Halfpoundbobby

I've got another vote for Premium Rush, but I...

I've got another vote for Premium Rush, but I just recently watched Tour de Pharmacy. That was fantastic. Definitely should have been feature-length.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-19, 11:16 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,266
Posted By Halfpoundbobby

I recently installed a master link from a...

I recently installed a master link from a retailer I really shouldn't have and went on a ride without a spare.

I actually broke both sides of it clean in the middle. The two ends of my chain had...
06-25-19, 03:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,414
Posted By Halfpoundbobby

Yeah, steel cottered cranks. I just cut another...

Yeah, steel cottered cranks. I just cut another little jig for beating those little suckers out so I don't destroy the bb. Hopefully I can get to it tomorrow. It's the softer brass of the bushing...
06-24-19, 10:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,414
Posted By Halfpoundbobby

Cheers to that. I'm going to go for it....

Cheers to that.

I'm going to go for it. Worst case scenario, I take a little tumble and replace the crank anyway. Some of those crazy downhill guys have surviving cranks with repair bushings, so...
06-24-19, 07:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,414
Posted By Halfpoundbobby

Will it hold up?

OK. So I just picked up an absolutely gorgeous old Raleigh from LetGo for a steal. I intended on stripping it down to the frame and building it back up with more modern components from my parts hoard...
Forum: Introductions
06-06-19, 02:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,122
Posted By Halfpoundbobby

Howdy, I guess.

I always feel lame introducing myself on forums.

I'm Halfpoundbobby.

I was religious about riding bikes from about age 4-19, mostly bmx and road bikes as a teenager.

Fast forward through a...
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