Search: Posts Made By: Bandera
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 6.67 seconds.
11-10-18, 11:04 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,056
Posted By Bandera

'Cross training and racing in the '70's was part...

'Cross training and racing in the '70's was part and parcel of those "harsher conditions" that the OP seemed to think were a recent novelty, but just SOP to us back then.
Dirt riding and training on...
11-10-18, 09:51 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,056
Posted By Bandera

Did you actually read Post #15...

Did you actually read Post #15 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=15) above?

A Synopsis:
The "harsher conditions" of 'Cross and MTB riding are old news to those of...
11-10-18, 08:24 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,056
Posted By Bandera

Oddly enough I competed in Cyclo Cross in the...

Oddly enough I competed in Cyclo Cross in the '70-80's and in the early days of NORBA when there was no suspension on the machines.
"Harsher conditions"? My Old Wife laughs, Yep really.

-Bandera
11-10-18, 08:02 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,056
Posted By Bandera

With direct contact from tools against the spare...

With direct contact from tools against the spare tube, no protection from UV or road grit?
Uh, no. A step backwards says my now Old Wife.
Yep: "Marketing"

-Bandera
11-10-18, 07:55 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,056
Posted By Bandera

The talc is for mounting a spare tube more easily...

The talc is for mounting a spare tube more easily on the roadside.
A good long while ago, when the wife was still reasonably young and "high performance" clincher tires were just starting to be used...
11-10-18, 06:46 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,056
Posted By Bandera

Instead of having an inner tube talc'd and...

Instead of having an inner tube talc'd and slipped into a plastic sandwich bag to prevent abrasion from CO2 cartridges, allen keys or the ID/cash/CC stash while nestled away in a small firmly...
Forum: Foo
11-10-18, 03:01 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 1,868
Posted By Bandera

After accidentally breaking a few of the classic...

After accidentally breaking a few of the classic thin-walled glass French Presses over the years the double walled SS press has worked perfectly for over a decade, keeps that 2nd cup warm and takes...
Forum: Foo
11-10-18, 11:18 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 1,868
Posted By Bandera

"French press is one of the easiest, least...

"French press is one of the easiest, least expensive ways to make great coffee."

https://www.thekitchn.com/how-to-make-perfectly-robust-french-press-coffee-cooking-lessons-from-the-kitchn-113601
11-09-18, 05:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 968
Posted By Bandera

As the "fixie fad" has now faded into well...

As the "fixie fad" has now faded into well deserved obscurity the devotees of thoroughly obsolete hardware and Old School club cyclists carry on as they always have for the last century or so riding...
11-09-18, 03:50 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 5,469
Posted By Bandera

"Gone like my last paycheck gone gone away Gone...

"Gone like my last paycheck gone gone away
Gone like the car I wrecked gone gone away
Gone like a fifth of gin gone gone away
Gone like the shape I'm in gone gone away
My baby's gone away
Gone...
11-09-18, 10:24 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 5,469
Posted By Bandera

Cable operation for all controls will be the next...

Cable operation for all controls will be the next to "go" on new production, time to stash those Jagwire kits to sell as NOS to Gen_X neo-Grouches.

-Bandera
11-09-18, 07:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 968
Posted By Bandera

In the early days of NORBA MTB racing it was the...

In the early days of NORBA MTB racing it was the "BMX kids" who showed us 'Cross racers and Roadies some important techniques that evolved into the fluid, aggressive, aerial expert bike handling...
Replies: 38
Views: 1,388
Posted By Bandera

With punctuation extra.....

With punctuation extra.....
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-18, 01:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 448
Posted By Bandera

Potential what? "Struggling" up a...

Potential what?



"Struggling" up a major climb, such as an overpass, shows a distinct lack of Power.
Difficulty in " attacking" a traffic control shows a lack of acceleration and Speed.

A 2...
11-07-18, 03:21 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,799
Posted By Bandera

Never actually buying an 80's Japanese...

Never actually buying an 80's Japanese t_o_u_r_i_n_g bike or converting one to FG and not riding it, then to not "reconvert it back" will save considerable time and effort that could be spent in...
11-07-18, 01:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,057
Posted By Bandera

With full-on Zen-Control the Fixie-Master never...

With full-on Zen-Control the Fixie-Master never comes to a complete stop turning traffic signals green by a deep understanding of prajna, executing a perfect track stand for up to a week through...
11-07-18, 11:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 968
Posted By Bandera

Groan.......

Groan.......
11-07-18, 10:36 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,799
Posted By Bandera

After posting oh so very many "getting" threads...

After posting oh so very many "getting" threads on BF have you actually gotten a bicycle of any type after all of this agonizing?
Please post pic(s).

-Bandera
11-07-18, 09:37 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,799
Posted By Bandera

Oddly enough this is my 50th season riding FG on...

Oddly enough this is my 50th season riding FG on the road.
My comments are based on using my Zeus track bike for winter FG training during the '75-76 season where it proved to be miserable for such...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-18, 09:07 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,089
Posted By Bandera

Isn't that a pail of piss at most? -Bandera

Isn't that a pail of piss at most?

-Bandera
11-06-18, 07:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 596
Posted By Bandera

Absolutely! Not "most", All.

Absolutely!
Not "most", All.
11-06-18, 07:15 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,799
Posted By Bandera

Real track bike ride like lumber wagon on rough...

Real track bike ride like lumber wagon on rough open public roads, nervous in cross winds and unstable on descents.
Handle very well on velodrome banking where it designed to operate.

-Bandera
11-06-18, 04:50 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,799
Posted By Bandera

It's not 2004 anymore, you missed the fixie-fad...

It's not 2004 anymore, you missed the fixie-fad but as a result there are piles of cheapo track-likes still cluttering up inventories now that it's so-over.
You may find skidding to be exponentially...
11-05-18, 12:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 414
Posted By Bandera

Yet another in a seemingly endless series of...

Yet another in a seemingly endless series of scary events, phobias and related fears that would keep all but the most stout hearted firmly on the couch quivering from the abject terror of simply...
11-04-18, 03:14 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 3,938
Posted By Bandera

Although there was considerable in-house...

Although there was considerable in-house manufacturing of components at the Chicago factory out sourcing of key components was essential to the Schwinn manufacturing process.
The "Schwinn Approved"...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us Archive Advertising Cookie Policy Privacy Statement Terms of Service