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05-29-21, 01:12 AM
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Posted By sjanzeir

Two weeks old! And a pair of house guests.

Tootie's babies just turned two weeks old this Thursday and they're coming along just fine:

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05-14-21, 02:20 PM
Replies: 2,365
Views: 245,952
Posted By sjanzeir

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A chipper bunch... 😺

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05-14-21, 04:35 AM
Replies: 2,365
Views: 245,952
Posted By sjanzeir

Now hear this!

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This just in: Our Tootie dropped a litter of six seven. Friday, May...
04-23-21, 08:36 PM
Replies: 7,672
Views: 2,506,624
Posted By sjanzeir

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04-17-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2,430
Views: 807,181
Posted By sjanzeir

The Pepsi-Alba from 87 looks awesome 🔴🔵

The Pepsi-Alba from 87 looks awesome 🔴🔵
04-14-21, 04:30 AM
Replies: 2,365
Views: 245,952
Posted By sjanzeir

Sorry for your loss. Stay strong.

Sorry for your loss. Stay strong.
04-12-21, 06:08 AM
Replies: 2,430
Views: 807,181
Posted By sjanzeir

Yup, found it! Thanks! There's also a glimpse of...

Yup, found it! Thanks! There's also a glimpse of what appears to be a Ford Granada station wagon in there (I had to research that tail light to be sure.) I never saw one in person because European...
04-12-21, 05:26 AM
Replies: 2,430
Views: 807,181
Posted By sjanzeir

More pics of that CitroŽn CX Familiale!

Please and thank you! 🙏🙏
Forum: Commuting
04-10-21, 06:51 AM
Replies: 1,419
Views: 235,459
Posted By sjanzeir

We aptly named her River 💦❤️

We aptly named her River 💦❤️
04-05-21, 07:54 AM
Replies: 2,365
Views: 245,952
Posted By sjanzeir

Which one? Because we've got six: ...

Which one? Because we've got six:

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Clockwise from top-right:
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04-05-21, 06:47 AM
Replies: 7,104
Views: 842,459
Posted By sjanzeir

Well, it's neither classic nor vintage, but the...

Well, it's neither classic nor vintage, but the larger of my two 2014 Trek 7.6 FXs is at least seven years old. This one is a 17.5" frame:

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Forum: Commuting
03-09-21, 08:32 PM
Replies: 1,419
Views: 235,459
Posted By sjanzeir

Well, not exactly on the ground, but...

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Found this little beauty stuck inside an outdoor water cooler near our...
Forum: Foo
02-14-21, 08:38 PM
Replies: 4,927
Views: 436,987
Posted By sjanzeir

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April 28th, 2005. I was out and about, just driving around earlier that night,...
Forum: Foo
02-11-21, 06:43 PM
Replies: 4,927
Views: 436,987
Posted By sjanzeir

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Amman, Jordan. The Royal Automobile Club of Jordan. Fall (or was it spring?) 2001...
02-06-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,277
Posted By sjanzeir

They actually are eight-ply rated, 65psi max,...

They actually are eight-ply rated, 65psi max, Q-speed, 100/102, off-brand Chinese light truck tires. And they are pleasantly supple and extremely grippy for what they are. And most importantly, I...
02-06-21, 03:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,277
Posted By sjanzeir

:D I drive a Peugeot 504 wagon that I'm running...

:D I drive a Peugeot 504 wagon that I'm running light truck tires on, so I'm somewhat ahead of the curve there... :D
Forum: Foo
02-05-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 4,927
Views: 436,987
Posted By sjanzeir

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I can hardly believe that this is 17 years old! I snapped this halfway through...
Forum: Foo
02-04-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 4,927
Views: 436,987
Posted By sjanzeir

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Winter, trying to pull his darndest most insane impression of Gary...
Forum: Foo
01-29-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 4,927
Views: 436,987
Posted By sjanzeir

Snowy and Winter

Does this qualify?

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Winter (bottom left,) the lazier and...
01-14-21, 05:22 PM
Replies: 1,915
Views: 620,925
Posted By sjanzeir

What freeranger said, plus... you may want to...

What freeranger said, plus... you may want to keep in mind that with the bicycle/component industry and supply chains being in such a state of chaos and disarray, the last thing you and anyone else...
01-11-21, 01:58 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,959
Posted By sjanzeir

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That...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-11-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,081
Posted By sjanzeir

Sorted.

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So I spent a couple of hours working this out. I looked at those brakes...
01-04-21, 12:44 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 23,311
Posted By sjanzeir

My daily driver is a rusty old 504 Familiale with...

My daily driver is a rusty old 504 Familiale with 450,000 miles and I love it. And the AC works.
...
01-04-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 1,915
Views: 620,925
Posted By sjanzeir

A better question to ask would be this: any other...

A better question to ask would be this: any other bike I may want to consider upgrading to in a year's time? (FX or otherwise.) While there's nothing wrong with the this FX1, you'll soon find...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-01-21, 05:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,288
Posted By sjanzeir

Whatever makes you happy!

Whatever makes you happy!
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-29-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,288
Posted By sjanzeir

But Dahon are already doing this. My recently...

But Dahon are already doing this. My recently acquired Hemingway (https://www.bikeforums.net/folding-bikes/1217897-new-dahon-hemingway-my-first-disk-brakes-ever.html#post21798767) is on the 100mm...
12-27-20, 12:36 AM
Replies: 2,430
Views: 807,181
Posted By sjanzeir

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Forgot my keys this morning; had to wake the wife up and have her...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-02-20, 09:56 PM
Replies: 1,129
Views: 317,431
Posted By sjanzeir

Took the Hemingway on a 40-kilometer errand...

Took the Hemingway on a 40-kilometer errand halfway across town Wednesday evening. Stopped at Popeyes for a snack on the way back.
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Forum: Folding Bikes
12-01-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,081
Posted By sjanzeir

Starting to get this whole disk brake thing...

I know, I know... It's poor netiquette to be quoting my own posts and all, but seriously, these disk brakes, entry-level-quality as they may be, are starting to get under my skin. The more they get...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-20-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,081
Posted By sjanzeir

New Dahon Hemingway. And My First Disk Brakes Ever.

So... Yeah. I did it again.


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I hopped on my Mu this afternoon and,...
Forum: Foo
10-17-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,953
Posted By sjanzeir

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Meet Brigitte. Her first owner (this is so politically incorrect...) of...
Forum: Foo
10-13-20, 06:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,851
Posted By sjanzeir

Well, she should. They likelywwere trying to...

Well, she should. They likelywwere trying to drive away the possible competition. The algorithms can only go so far:
...
Forum: Foo
10-13-20, 03:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,851
Posted By sjanzeir

"Apartment" Mount Disc Brakes

Welp, if Wiggle's copy...
Forum: Touring
08-31-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,120
Posted By sjanzeir

Because "touring" sounds cooler (read: showier...

Because "touring" sounds cooler (read: showier and more pretentious.) It signals that you've "arrived," and now you're "giving back" by hugging some trees, reducing your environmental footprint, and...
06-15-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 801
Views: 73,585
Posted By sjanzeir

I only wear boxers around the house, never...

I only wear boxers around the house, never outside, and only so often, when it's 45C outside and the air conditioners can hardly keep up. I didn't find them comfortable when I was more overweight...
06-13-20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 16,551
Posted By sjanzeir

$2,000 still is a lot of money to a lot of people.

$2,000 still is a lot of money to a lot of people.
06-13-20, 01:36 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 16,551
Posted By sjanzeir

And it was that gaping hole at the BB end of the...

And it was that gaping hole at the BB end of the downtube that sealed the fate of my old 7.3FX, a bike I was already rapidly losing interest in after I got my first 7.6FX. I put it up for sale the...
06-12-20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 16,551
Posted By sjanzeir

A Tale of Two (Folding) Bikes

I used to own two Dahons: a Mu D8 and a Speed D8. They had the same geometry, the same drivetrain, matching saddles and handlebars; they even had the exact same wheels and tires; the two bicycles...
06-12-20, 06:40 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 16,551
Posted By sjanzeir

Ouch! That hurt. :D

Ouch! That hurt. :D
06-12-20, 05:32 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 16,551
Posted By sjanzeir

Hey, either one of my two 2014 7.6 FX hybrids...

Hey, either one of my two 2014 7.6 FX hybrids have a far nicer ride feel than my (admittedly crappy gas-pipe) 1991 Raleigh Flyer road bike, but no! If it's old and it's steel, it'll always rank up...
06-12-20, 04:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 875
Posted By sjanzeir

1. Get one. 2. Get a used one. 3. Get a good...

1. Get one.
2. Get a used one.
3. Get a good used one.
4. Get a good used late-model one.
5. Get the absolute best one you could afford.
6. Ride for as long as you can, as often as you can.
06-12-20, 04:49 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 16,551
Posted By sjanzeir

Aluminum: are there any fans left?

I don't know if it's just me or that it's actually become a thing to crap all over aluminum recently, but if these great forums of ours are anything to go by, most everyone seems to be riding...
Forum: Commuting
05-26-20, 01:30 AM
Replies: 1,419
Views: 235,459
Posted By sjanzeir

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Ran into this little fellow while I was whizzing along a somewhat busy...
05-09-20, 04:34 PM
Replies: 1,915
Views: 620,925
Posted By sjanzeir

No. The FX is your second quality bike.

No. The FX is your second quality bike.
05-09-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 961
Posted By sjanzeir

Or cats. Cats are even worse than kids: they...

Or cats. Cats are even worse than kids: they misplace them rather than just lose them entirely; you end up finding that long-lost cassette lockring key lodged behind the leg of a table or tucked away...
04-26-20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 36,765
Posted By sjanzeir

I ran some errands today.

So, today felt like a good day to stock up on some food and supplies, so I broke out The Truck (https://www.bikeforums.net/21403839-post7075.html) and headed out to the nearby grocery store and...
04-06-20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 7,104
Views: 842,459
Posted By sjanzeir

About twice a week.

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Giving my wife's trike - The Truck, I call it - a good workout on...
03-25-20, 10:19 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 36,765
Posted By sjanzeir

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I'm good, thanks! :)



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03-14-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 827
Posted By sjanzeir

Thanks for bringing this up - mtb content on...

Thanks for bringing this up - mtb content on YouTube seems to be strikingly better made, well thought out, and more varied than road content. Compared to mtb, and apart from GCN, what precious little...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 18,413
Posted By sjanzeir

Ordering one of these...

Ordering one of these (https://www.performer.com.tw/performer/products_detail.php?id=167) through the local dealer (https://aljariyat.com/en_US/) has been on my mental to-do list for a while now....
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