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Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-21, 08:35 AM
Replies: 1,599
Views: 222,618
Posted By seypat

Here you go. I picked this up yesterday evening....

Here you go. I picked this up yesterday evening. Haven't even cleaned it up yet. Same basic color as the Specialized. Even with the ratty, old tires/bar tape and wired Cateye computer, it's still...
06-22-21, 04:15 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 15,446
Posted By Eric F

Very cool!! Thank for sharing that. :)

Very cool!! Thank for sharing that. :)
06-22-21, 03:35 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 15,446
Posted By Hiro11

I love this movie. It's a terrific movie about...

I love this movie. It's a terrific movie about young men transitioning into adulthood, right when responsibility and reality start to bite. It captures that period when you start to figure out who...
06-17-21, 12:36 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,641
Posted By ClydeClydeson

You are a liar. Current world record for the...

You are a liar. Current world record for the kilometer time trial on a track (no hill, aerodynamic bike, pro rider) is about 56 seconds, which works out to 63.9 km/h. You are claiming to have...
06-13-21, 03:07 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,641
Posted By spelger

So much hate. so sad.

So much hate. so sad.
06-12-21, 08:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,641
Posted By Milton Keynes

Everyone stood up and clapped.

Everyone stood up and clapped.
06-11-21, 06:05 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,422
Posted By indyfabz

She was only 13.

She was only 13.
06-10-21, 06:24 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,377
Posted By SoSmellyAir

This is a prime example of diligence in following...

This is a prime example of diligence in following up. If only my former assistant was half this diligent, she would not have become my former assistant.
06-10-21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 15,446
Posted By Eric F

IMO, it has aged just fine. It's no longer a...

IMO, it has aged just fine. It's no longer a modern story, but rather a story told about characters from some decades ago. However, the themes you highlight are still current.

I'm still working...
06-10-21, 06:31 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,422
Posted By Phil_gretz

"...big hitter, the Lama..."

"...big hitter, the Lama..."
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-21, 02:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 943
Posted By SoSmellyAir

It probably was. Like Eddy Merckx sort of said,...

It probably was. Like Eddy Merckx sort of said, don't buy upgrades, buy a house on top of a hill.
05-18-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,594
Posted By shelbyfv

Yep, probably a real surprise coming from a bunch...

Yep, probably a real surprise coming from a bunch of "corksniffers." :troll:
05-18-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,594
Posted By tkamd73

So reading this entire thread, impressive novel...

So reading this entire thread, impressive novel VintageSchwinn, it would seem to me, that the cheap entity rides the 25 dollar bike, whilst the frugal one rides the 15 year old, 1000 dollar bike....
05-17-21, 08:14 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,377
Posted By oldbobcat

Listen to your wife.

Listen to your wife.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-21, 01:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,407
Posted By ksryder

I'm not sure what I love more -- the fact that OP...

I'm not sure what I love more -- the fact that OP came back after 18 years to update us that the frame had a crack, that someone took the opportunity to call someone else out on their claim from 18...
05-10-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 15,446
Posted By ksryder

Instructions unclear. Walked into a sandblasting...

Instructions unclear. Walked into a sandblasting booth naked and now the cops are talking to me.
05-10-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 15,446
Posted By ksryder

[/s] Specialized used to put out some fun...

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Specialized used to put out some fun videos on youtube where they tested various things in their wind tunnel, that's basically where they proved that there is a small-but-not-insignificant...
05-10-21, 09:44 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,377
Posted By superdex

Okay, it's Monday. I feel like I'm waiting on...

Okay, it's Monday. I feel like I'm waiting on election results.... How'd it go?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-21, 07:08 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,339
Posted By Eric F

That's how I would describe the area just north...

That's how I would describe the area just north of my belt line.
05-09-21, 02:47 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 15,446
Posted By Lazyass

I started climbing with my hands in the drops...

I started climbing with my hands in the drops because I saw him do that.
05-08-21, 11:27 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 15,446
Posted By 70sSanO

It's the wind on your face. Between my surfing,...

It's the wind on your face. Between my surfing, which is now few and far between, and my cycling it is a real circle of life. Looking back over the eras of my life from the reckless abandon, to the...
05-08-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 15,446
Posted By Koyote

I used to ride with a guy who made his own. His...

I used to ride with a guy who made his own. His nickname was "Buffalo Bill."
05-08-21, 10:08 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 15,446
Posted By GhostRider62

I remember doing a 400k brevet and the four of us...

I remember doing a 400k brevet and the four of us were approaching a rider kitted out in the finest team skinsuit,everything all matching and clean, best TT bike, best wheels, just top of the line. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-21, 10:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,448
Posted By LarrySellerz

I never pass ebikes, draft those dudes all day.

I never pass ebikes, draft those dudes all day.
05-06-21, 02:51 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 15,446
Posted By spdntrxi

pimping aint easy

pimping aint easy
05-06-21, 01:15 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 15,446
Posted By Rolla

Apparently, the sport is called circling.

Apparently, the sport is called circling.
05-06-21, 01:03 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 15,446
Posted By msu2001la

I'm more of a "wanna be Giro" type of rider,...

I'm more of a "wanna be Giro" type of rider, myself.
05-04-21, 07:44 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,377
Posted By jesnow

So far I have had 11 very helpful posts in this...

So far I have had 11 very helpful posts in this thread, ones that told me things I didn't already know. I want to thank pdlamb, 70San0 79Pmooner, THook and UrbanKnight for thinking about my question...
05-04-21, 01:28 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,377
Posted By superdex

Don't sand. Get out your spoke wrench and...

Don't sand.

Get out your spoke wrench and tighten everything 2 turns. Poof, you've shrunk your radius. You're welcome.
05-04-21, 10:38 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,698
Posted By guachi

What next fourth stimulus checks?

What next fourth stimulus checks?
05-04-21, 06:15 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,377
Posted By shelbyfv

I now fully support OP trying this.:thumb:

I now fully support OP trying this.:thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-21, 09:27 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 5,486
Posted By noodle soup

Does rotating weight really matter? it depends

Does rotating weight really matter?
it depends
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-21, 08:21 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,306
Posted By eduskator

But what's ''right''? That is the question!

But what's ''right''? That is the question!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-21, 06:42 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,306
Posted By guachi

We're coasting because we put out 400 Watts and...

We're coasting because we put out 400 Watts and have to wait for losers to get out of our way when we MUP race.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,306
Posted By Zaskar

My only use for loud hubs is for diplomatically...

My only use for loud hubs is for diplomatically letting the guy in front know he needs to roll off.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-21, 07:25 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 6,989
Posted By Reflector Guy

Indeed it is. Link:...

Indeed it is. Link: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004V9GOMY/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o08_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

I upgraded the pickups and lined the body cavities and the underside of the...
04-23-21, 06:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,429
Posted By Cheez

I don't think this is quite true... The sealant...

I don't think this is quite true... The sealant in the tubeless tires do magical work to plug up those punctured holes.. The Racing Ralph will still be miles better than the current tubes tires on my...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-21, 08:39 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 6,989
Posted By Rodrigo Kenobi

That video is all kinds of awesome.

That video is all kinds of awesome.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-21, 04:07 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,265
Posted By tomato coupe

No, those forums are way too political. All heck...

No, those forums are way too political. All heck would break loose once someone realized it was an imported frame.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 6,989
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​To each his own. What ruffles feathers is...

​​​​​​To each his own. What ruffles feathers is when you ask for advice, and then tell the people who took time to help you that they're wrong. And should be afraid of their bike because you are.
...
04-20-21, 07:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,651
Posted By 63rickert

Fausto Coppi’s tailor was Vittore Gianni....

Fausto Coppi’s tailor was Vittore Gianni. Everything you ever saw him wear, on or off the bike, came from the one tailor shop. Best advertising slogan ever — “You’re no salami with Gianni.”

Sonny...
04-19-21, 01:26 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 8,367
Posted By Bimmer69

I was going to pass on this thread but then...

I was going to pass on this thread but then decided to be more considerate.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 1,599
Views: 222,618
Posted By Eric F

Not on my eyeballs.

Not on my eyeballs.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-21, 12:12 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 6,989
Posted By Mojo31

You realize don't you that in a crash you are...

You realize don't you that in a crash you are better off with more mass. Would you rather be in a crash in a Suburban or a Miata?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-21, 10:57 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 11,221
Posted By Mojo31

Best and most recent review on Amazon about what...

Best and most recent review on Amazon about what he bought:

I BOUGHT THIS BIKE AND PUT 20 MILES ON IT THE CHAIN GOT BEND AND THE DERAILLEUR BROKE
THE MANUFACTURER SENT ME NEW PART FROM CHINA...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 6,989
Posted By smashndash

I guess I'll be the devil's advocate here. ...

I guess I'll be the devil's advocate here.

I've owned a walmart bike. It was great for what I did with it - ride it around my apartment complex.

My friend owned a GMC amazon bike - basically a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 11,221
Posted By Mojo31

I would never do such a thing.

I would never do such a thing.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-21, 10:28 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 6,989
Posted By Mojo31

Cool bike!

Cool bike!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 6,989
Posted By ericcox

I really hope these bikes work out for you. For...

I really hope these bikes work out for you. For limited riding, they very well might. When people were reacting about the quality of these bikes, it wasn't a shot at you; it was an attempt to explain...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 6,989
Posted By motopokep

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