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11-29-22, 06:59 AM
Replies: 171
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Posted By Dan Burkhart

Nah. Thatís a hybrid. ...

Nah. Thatís a hybrid.
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11-29-22, 12:08 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 3,661
Posted By Reynolds

Or using a seatpost to hold a saddle.

Or using a seatpost to hold a saddle.
11-28-22, 05:35 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 3,661
Posted By sjanzeir

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Who you callin' mediocre?
11-28-22, 05:31 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 3,661
Posted By Eric F

It all depends on who you're trying to sell it...

It all depends on who you're trying to sell it to.

In my recollection, the early hybrids sat pretty squarely between road bikes and MTBs. It was an all-around bike for the masses of...
11-28-22, 05:21 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 3,661
Posted By sjanzeir

Well, technically, he did not crash his Tesla. He...

Well, technically, he did not crash his Tesla. He was just out minding his own business, playing a video game. It was the Tesla that went and crashed itself for no good reason :D
11-21-22, 05:08 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,217
Posted By 1989Pre

The self-restraint shown by the members in this...

The self-restraint shown by the members in this string-of-comments is, to quote Carly Simon, "...the stuff that dreams are made of". Maybe we should send a get-well card to Mr. Smith and inform him...
11-20-22, 04:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 661
Posted By Ghazmh

Cash. The coolest thing I’ve found has been cash.

Cash. The coolest thing I’ve found has been cash.
11-19-22, 10:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 661
Posted By rsbob

Was this you I saw? ...

Was this you I saw?


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11-19-22, 10:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 661
Posted By Milton Keynes

I once found a bottle of vodka in a dumpster...

I once found a bottle of vodka in a dumpster...
11-19-22, 05:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 661
Posted By dedhed

Pretty much anything you can find in the road....

Pretty much anything you can find in the road. Tools, money, clothing, hardware, wheel covers. Haven't bought a bungee in years, even found a package of a dozen brand new ones. Top scores have been a...
11-19-22, 02:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 661
Posted By DonkeyShow

In a similar vein I once left my 5mm Allen on my...

In a similar vein I once left my 5mm Allen on my trunk lid and drove off. At the first roundabout I heard the faintest clink and took me a minute to even remember leaving it there but lo and behold I...
11-19-22, 11:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 661
Posted By LarrySellerz

Once I saw a fellow cyclist drop his keys at an...

Once I saw a fellow cyclist drop his keys at an intersection, I was working my shift delivering sandwiches for Jimmy Johns and took a little detour to chase him down. Fun little mini game
11-19-22, 11:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 661
Posted By tomato coupe

I found a bike in a ditch back in June. It must...

I found a bike in a ditch back in June. It must have been from a rental fleet because it had a number marked on it (No. 22?). I didn't want to leave it there, so I came back in my truck, and hauled...
11-19-22, 10:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 661
Posted By TiHabanero

I have always been thanked by the folks I return...

I have always been thanked by the folks I return stuff to. An older couple I returned a wallet to took all the money out and gave it to me. At first I refused it saying I was simply doing what was...
11-19-22, 10:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 661
Posted By Inusuit

Found a nice Columbia parka. I'm very careful...

Found a nice Columbia parka. I'm very careful about clothing because who knows why they were discarded? Found a $2500 gas detector that fell off a fire truck. No thank you for returning it. ...
11-19-22, 10:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 661
Posted By Koyote

I once found a nice big (14" long) crescent...

I once found a nice big (14" long) crescent wrench at the start of a long interval ride. I thought long and hard about carrying that for 43 miles, but did stick it in my jersey pocket. It's a nice...
11-19-22, 10:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 661
Posted By indyfabz

I found the cover for a porn tape entitled Fat...

I found the cover for a porn tape entitled Fat Alberta. I stuck it on my friendís windshield.
11-19-22, 09:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 661
Posted By JohnDThompson

I find a fair number of tools. All my Snap-On...

I find a fair number of tools. All my Snap-On tools (ok, not that many) are road finds: including sockets, Allen wrenches, needle-nose pliers, combo wrenches. My Snap-On 7mm Allen was a road find;...
11-19-22, 08:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 661
Posted By rydabent

My big find was a backpack that contained a $1000...

My big find was a backpack that contained a $1000 laptop computer and books. I barely got a thank you from a college professor.
11-18-22, 10:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 661
Posted By Bmach

$30 in $5s and $1s and another time 2 gold chains.

$30 in $5s and $1s and another time 2 gold chains.
11-18-22, 10:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 295
Posted By Steve B.

Sounds like a square taper crank. Riding with it...

Sounds like a square taper crank. Riding with it loose just makes it worse. Its actually the crank that is shot, wear on the inside of the crank makes it loose. Usually caused by a loose bolt...
11-18-22, 10:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 661
Posted By DonkeyShow

Just took a bong rip using a brand new Bic I...

Just took a bong rip using a brand new Bic I found in the road.
11-18-22, 09:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 661
Posted By Chuck M

I still value the Playboy magazine I found when I...

I still value the Playboy magazine I found when I was a teenager above anything else I've found. And I'm so full of bourbon and craft beer at the moment I don't know if that is because that is the...
11-18-22, 07:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 661
Posted By indyfabz

I found a lightweight hoodie on the road while...

I found a lightweight hoodie on the road while touring in MT back in 2016. I still take it on tours.
11-18-22, 06:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 661
Posted By Senathon

I was not biking, but running a 5k race and...

I was not biking, but running a 5k race and everyone thought I was going to fall at one point and did not. Later, I told everyone I found a $20 bill on the ground and grabbed it while running. I also...
11-18-22, 06:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 661
Posted By BillRS22

Found on Road

I find several bungee cords each year. The best
tool I found was a 1Ē Craftsman combo wrench
in great condition. I still have it.

I found an iPad once, badly damaged. I brought it home and...
11-18-22, 06:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 661
Posted By IcySwan1

I donít know why the stars were inserted in my...

I donít know why the stars were inserted in my post. I did NOT use a bad word but an affectionate one. Here it is separated by numerals to see if that works.

g 1 o 1 o 1 b 1 e 1 r 1 s
11-18-22, 06:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 661
Posted By IcySwan1

I seem to find an unsettling number of small...

I seem to find an unsettling number of small stuffed animals. Looks like little ****ers in back seat fling them out the windows.

Mike
11-18-22, 05:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 661
Posted By rsbob

$100 bill and misc small hand tools, bungee cords...

$100 bill and misc small hand tools, bungee cords and glass shards. No mufflers.
11-18-22, 05:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 661
Posted By TiHabanero

I seem to a wallet every couple of years. Return...

I seem to a wallet every couple of years. Return them to their owners, of course. The best find to date has been 100 Yuan bill just floating in the breeze. Found it in the state of Michigan. ...
11-16-22, 10:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 713
Posted By RGMN

Unless you sized your cycling shoes for thicker...

Unless you sized your cycling shoes for thicker socks all they will do is make your feet colder. You would be better off with the thin wool socks and insulated shoe covers...
11-11-22, 09:51 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,549
Posted By Jan Feetz

I will to add to my arsenal...... ...

I will to add to my arsenal......
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11-10-22, 06:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 886
Posted By fishboat

White bar tape that stays pure white..no kidding

Some bikes scream for white bar tape and when it's first wrapped on the bars it looks..perfect. Unless the bike is a wall-hanger, then comes the first ride and that lovely white tape...
11-10-22, 12:39 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,549
Posted By Koyote

Ah, okay, so you were just talking out of your...

Ah, okay, so you were just talking out of your ass. Now I understand.
11-10-22, 12:23 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,549
Posted By Koyote

Umm, but you wrote this: So buy it and...

Umm, but you wrote this:



So buy it and report back to us.
11-10-22, 11:05 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,559
Posted By Rolla

Original Hutch and Cook Brothers BMX bikes...

Original Hutch and Cook Brothers BMX bikes routinely fetch thousands, but in general I think buying bicycles as an investment is foolish.
11-10-22, 10:40 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,659
Posted By BillyD

Hi guys, first of all I must remind you that we...

Hi guys, first of all I must remind you that we never, EVER discuss the particulars of a disciplinary action in public. That is private information, even if only by the fact that it is delivered in a...
11-10-22, 09:58 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,549
Posted By indyfabz

Sometimes I like to shoot fish in a barrel on...

Sometimes I like to shoot fish in a barrel on slow Thursdays.
11-10-22, 09:34 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,549
Posted By indyfabz

I am hardly cheap. (I own a boutique, custom ti...

I am hardly cheap. (I own a boutique, custom ti bike and Rapha jerseys, for example. I also spend a fair amount of money touring.) I am simply not stupid. Wouldn't waste my time (My time has a value,...
11-10-22, 08:38 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,549
Posted By indyfabz

$9 at a minimum.

$9 at a minimum.
11-10-22, 08:10 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,549
Posted By spelger

Or make a rapper's necklace.

Or make a rapper's necklace.
11-10-22, 06:56 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,659
Posted By Chuck M

Many people feel I am one at work but in nearly...

Many people feel I am one at work but in nearly 38 years with the company, I have yet to parlay it into more vacation time.
11-10-22, 05:35 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,659
Posted By Polaris OBark

Banning one of the most helpful and competent...

Banning one of the most helpful and competent professional mechanics from the bike mechanics sub-forum is shooting themselves in both feet.

If you give them $12 a year, that is viewed as a...
11-09-22, 04:42 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,707
Posted By 1989Pre

Summer cycling. Winter running. I do about 3 flat...

Summer cycling. Winter running. I do about 3 flat miles everyday from early November to early May. Running in winter is how I lose weight (fat) for the cycling season. It trains different muscles. I...
11-09-22, 04:29 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,969
Posted By 1989Pre

Go used. Save a bundle. Hit Craigslist for...

Go used. Save a bundle. Hit Craigslist for Raleigh USA, Cannondale, Trek or Klein.
Why aim for "low-end" when you can have a fast gravel bike for $200.00-$300.00?
11-08-22, 09:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,042
Posted By Bald Paul

Heck of a time to do that. What do you do if it...

Heck of a time to do that. What do you do if it does come up as a stolen bike? You are now in possession of stolen property. You won't give out a serial number when you're selling, so I doubt you ask...
11-08-22, 06:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,042
Posted By ralphs

A quarter of the people on FBM or CL can't figure...

A quarter of the people on FBM or CL can't figure out frame size (even if the sticker is still on the bike) or measure standover height.
I've had responses "frame size is 26" - no that's the tire...
11-08-22, 11:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 537
Posted By DowneasTTer

We don't have the Escape 0 here in the states,...

We don't have the Escape 0 here in the states, but it looks like a sweat setup. I have owned several Giants in the past and tell you they are a quality product and generally offer a better spec-ed...
11-08-22, 09:54 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,707
Posted By Inusuit

Suit up and ride. ...

Suit up and ride.
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11-08-22, 09:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 537
Posted By Cornchips

I think the bikes you've picked out will probably...

I think the bikes you've picked out will probably suit your needs, in the order you've chosen them.

I fairly recently bought a Giant Roam 3, and like you thought I would appreciate a 2x...
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