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07-07-08, 11:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 844
Posted By charlisity

It looks like a Specialized logo upsidedown or...

It looks like a Specialized logo upsidedown or backwards.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-07, 07:36 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 4,473
Posted By charlisity

ryanspeer, see Pashnit.com.

ryanspeer, see Pashnit.com.
04-16-07, 10:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 615
Posted By charlisity

Ask him what he wants for the the lot so you can...

Ask him what he wants for the the lot so you can Ebay it.
04-14-07, 09:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 798
Posted By charlisity

My co-workers inside the garbage transfer station...

My co-workers inside the garbage transfer station know I'm into bikes and call me on the radio when customers come in to throw one away. This works too well. I give away 90% of what I take home. I...
04-09-07, 08:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,854
Posted By charlisity

Well done! These are great examples of the kind...

Well done! These are great examples of the kind of bikes that stop most of us in our tracks. Congratulations to both of you.
04-09-07, 07:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,759
Posted By charlisity

Don't hesitate.

Don't hesitate.
04-08-07, 08:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 732
Posted By charlisity

The people paying this much must know something I...

The people paying this much must know something I don't. This looks like a $40 bike to me. I don't think bridgestones were anything special. Maybe somebody will correct me and tell you that this...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-07, 08:46 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,875
Posted By charlisity

I dig ugly betty. I'd climb all over that.

I dig ugly betty. I'd climb all over that.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-07, 08:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,437
Posted By charlisity

If I were looking to get into road cycling and I...

If I were looking to get into road cycling and I could do it with an even trade for a respectable beginner bike in good condition , I'd do it and never look back. The thing is, just how even is the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-07, 11:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By charlisity

What mountain bike is it? Does it have...

What mountain bike is it? Does it have suspension?
04-03-07, 09:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,298
Posted By charlisity

For the win.

For the win.
04-03-07, 07:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 369
Posted By charlisity

Thanks for the link.

Thanks for the link.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-07, 10:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,324
Posted By charlisity

No way. Craigslist here recently listed two near...

No way. Craigslist here recently listed two near new 1000s for around 400. That person is on crack or selling it at that price to be able to tell his wife that nobody wants to buy his bike so he...
04-01-07, 12:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 743
Posted By charlisity

It helps to know the question when you are...

It helps to know the question when you are providing answers, doesn't it? Sorry about that.
03-31-07, 12:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 743
Posted By charlisity

You could always remove the bottom pulley...

You could always remove the bottom pulley sprocket. Its easier to break a chain, but removing the sprocket requires no special tools.
03-30-07, 11:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 880
Posted By charlisity

Yea, I know the saltwater would kill it here. I...

Yea, I know the saltwater would kill it here. I was just wondering if anybody had a bike like that somewhere.
03-30-07, 07:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 880
Posted By charlisity

I see alum polishing, do people ride polished bare steel too?

Seeing all these post about polishing aluminum made me wonder if anybody has polished a bare steel frame to a shine and rides it that way. Maybe clearcoat for preventing rust? Anybody have pictures?
03-30-07, 07:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,503
Posted By charlisity

Vittoria competition PHOENIX from ebay.

Vittoria competition PHOENIX from ebay.
03-29-07, 11:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,454
Posted By charlisity

Its legal to take a bike that is reasonable to...

Its legal to take a bike that is reasonable to believe is abandoned. However, before it becomes legally yours, you need to turn it in to the police as found property. They'll keep it for 90 days...
03-28-07, 09:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,809
Posted By charlisity

I'd wait two days and ask my neighbors about it...

I'd wait two days and ask my neighbors about it in that time. No leads? Take it to the police and turn it in as found property. They will hold it for 90 days to give the owner an oppoprtunity to...
03-28-07, 09:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 781
Posted By charlisity

Skate helmets are for protecting your head from...

Skate helmets are for protecting your head from falls to the ground from a standing height at skating speeds. Bike helmets protect your head from falls to the ground at bike height and bike speeds. ...
03-28-07, 08:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 362
Posted By charlisity

Disk brakes will fix that. If its too much to do...

Disk brakes will fix that. If its too much to do for this minor issue, I would simply clean the wheels more often.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-07, 07:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 500
Posted By charlisity

Did somebody say Hanford?

Did somebody say Hanford?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-07, 04:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 374
Posted By charlisity

This is a decent entry level bike and leaves you...

This is a decent entry level bike and leaves you with over a hundred dollars left over in your budget for pedals. It will leave you wanting to upgrade after a year( I did) but your budget doesn't...
03-24-07, 03:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,898
Posted By charlisity

You can tell right way just by the feel but they...

You can tell right way just by the feel but they also come with little cardboard history book telling you that they are the greatest thing sice sliced bread.
03-24-07, 02:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 688
Posted By charlisity

Do the serial numbers on these bikes mean...

Do the serial numbers on these bikes mean anything like the Schwinn numbers do? Do they contain the manufacture date, place or anything like that?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-07, 10:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,907
Posted By charlisity

See you guys later, I have to go puke now.

See you guys later, I have to go puke now.
03-24-07, 09:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 549
Posted By charlisity

$75 at most for me but that is because I don't...

$75 at most for me but that is because I don't know much about those bikes. It looks well taken care of and complete but I can find Schwinns in that condition frequently for $20-$40 here in Eureka,...
03-24-07, 09:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 732
Posted By charlisity

Give some details about the wheels.

Give some details about the wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-07, 07:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,253
Posted By charlisity

What do you get out of having a bikeforums...

What do you get out of having a bikeforums sticker on your bike? Who goes around reading them anyway? I think I've grown up past my ability to get the point.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-07, 07:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,277
Posted By charlisity

How about a phone call?

How about a phone call?
03-22-07, 07:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,443
Posted By charlisity

I'm not sure if I'm understanding this right(no...

I'm not sure if I'm understanding this right(no Dura Ace experience). Are you saying the threaded bolt that is at the top center of the brakes won't extend through the mounting holes? If so, why...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-07, 01:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 704
Posted By charlisity

What's the point?

What's the point?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-07, 01:03 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 14,093
Posted By charlisity

Guns, motorcycles and games.

Guns, motorcycles and games.
03-21-07, 12:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 916
Posted By charlisity

I wish.

I wish.
03-21-07, 07:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 916
Posted By charlisity

Yep. This will end up giving you drops with...

Yep. This will end up giving you drops with sides that are spread apart instead of the traditional straight down curve. Yours will curve down and out. It should be fine since you are use to that...
03-20-07, 01:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,117
Posted By charlisity

Eureka drag strip sprint races.

Eureka drag strip sprint races.
03-20-07, 09:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 300
Posted By charlisity

My LBS has a board with printouts on it. If...

My LBS has a board with printouts on it. If yours doesn't have a board, they might have the source.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-07, 09:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By charlisity

Easy as pie. Invite friends to race a set...

Easy as pie. Invite friends to race a set distance for a set amount, winner takes it all. Its that easy. Don't invite scumbags or you'll end up having to find impartial third parties as judges,...
03-20-07, 09:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,898
Posted By charlisity

I use regular ankle socks and Champion shirts...

I use regular ankle socks and Champion shirts from Target made of a light, breathable and wicking fabric. No pockets on the back though.

Don't skimp on bibs or shoes. You'll be sorry every time...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-07, 12:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 961
Posted By charlisity

Brooks saddles are the new Chuck Norris.

Brooks saddles are the new Chuck Norris.
Forum: Touring
03-17-07, 12:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 721
Posted By charlisity

I have a few vintage road frames hanging out but...

I have a few vintage road frames hanging out but I'm not sure about the sizes. I'll check when I get off work. What exactly is canti boss? Have a picture of one?
Forum: Touring
03-17-07, 12:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 721
Posted By charlisity

That is up to the authorities to determine. ...

That is up to the authorities to determine. However, before that determination can be made, you need to step up and do the right thing.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-07, 01:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,420
Posted By charlisity

I'm glad everybody hates these. Its what I put...

I'm glad everybody hates these. Its what I put on all my bikes besides my roadbike. I can get them for as little as $10 delivered from ebay.
03-16-07, 10:01 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,383
Posted By charlisity

I'm totally uneducated as far as this physics...

I'm totally uneducated as far as this physics stuff is concerned but that whole
"higher velocity near the hub" than at the rim seems very counter-intuitive. I suck at explaining things too but...
Forum: Touring
03-14-07, 01:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 721
Posted By charlisity

Have you turned him in?

Have you turned him in?
03-14-07, 08:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 633
Posted By charlisity

Mine is in the mail too. Thanks again.

Mine is in the mail too. Thanks again.
03-14-07, 08:50 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 168,737
Posted By charlisity

There are a few models but most are cheapie entry...

There are a few models but most are cheapie entry level bikes. There was one made by Puch? that was worthwhile. Here is a Brittany FreeSpirit I jsut gave away:
...
03-14-07, 08:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 363
Posted By charlisity

I'm from Eureka but when I visit the area, I ride...

I'm from Eureka but when I visit the area, I ride from a little town called Avenal to Lemoore then on to Fresno via 41 and then back to Avenal through 145.
Forum: Introductions
03-12-07, 08:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 663
Posted By charlisity

Here it is. It looks like there was moisture in...

Here it is. It looks like there was moisture in that corner of the shop. It didn't look like that when I put it there about eight months ago. I don't think its worth shipping anymore.

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