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11-22-22, 07:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 858
Posted By prairiepedaler

It is called the law enforcement growth industry....

It is called the law enforcement growth industry. Many towns in the USA rely heavily on tickets in order to stay afloat. Read "Why We Drive" by Mathew Crawford. He has a very healthy dedication of...
11-19-22, 09:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 107
Posted By prairiepedaler

Fred Flintstones' Winter Tires

We can see where Fred got the name for his daughter.

These are Schwalbe Marathon GT365 which are currently installed as an interim season tire and are swapped out when "only studs will do" weather...
Forum: Touring
11-14-22, 12:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 565
Posted By prairiepedaler

I do like the old steel tourers for their style,...

I do like the old steel tourers for their style, and often times, value. Usually much cheaper than a new equivalent tourer. I don't like the fact they are old though, having snapped 3 1980's steel...
11-08-22, 08:59 AM
Replies: 72,773
Views: 11,820,549
Posted By prairiepedaler

You'll have to ask this guy for an answer. ...

You'll have to ask this guy for an answer.

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09-28-22, 07:17 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,545
Posted By prairiepedaler

Hi, have your Doc check your Magnesium levels.

Hi, have your Doc check your Magnesium levels.
09-22-22, 07:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 539
Posted By prairiepedaler

I ride a Kuwahara "sage" and it uses a similar,...

I ride a Kuwahara "sage" and it uses a similar, but not quite, headset. One thing about these types of headsets and their sawtooth interface is it makes headset bearing adjustment a little simpler....
09-12-22, 06:12 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 20,872
Posted By prairiepedaler

Trek 830 - $60

Accurately & realistically priced, IMO

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-mountain-bike/winnipeg/mens-mountain-bike/1632752951
https://www.kijiji.ca/o-profile/1019907085/listings/1
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09-06-22, 12:28 PM
Replies: 72,773
Views: 11,820,549
Posted By prairiepedaler

Appears to be made by Malt & Hops Cycles.

Appears to be made by Malt & Hops Cycles.
09-03-22, 06:02 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 20,872
Posted By prairiepedaler

Bianchi MTB Frame - $25 - Waterloo, Ont

Not a bad nab for $25.

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-road-bike/kitchener-waterloo/bianchi-bike-frame/1631524727
https://www.kijiji.ca/o-profile/1001516558/listings/1
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08-31-22, 06:32 AM
Replies: 72,773
Views: 11,820,549
Posted By prairiepedaler

" SOLD! " ... is what the seller would say...

" SOLD! "

... is what the seller would say as I handed him the cash, and if I were in Chicago, and not in another Country.
08-24-22, 05:24 PM
Replies: 72,773
Views: 11,820,549
Posted By prairiepedaler

<br /><br />Look at the coke can size headtube on...

<br /><br />Look at the coke can size headtube on that thing ^^^
08-18-22, 02:35 PM
Replies: 72,773
Views: 11,820,549
Posted By prairiepedaler

You're on a serious roll today Clang

You're on a serious roll today Clang
08-17-22, 02:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 195
Posted By prairiepedaler

Hello to responders, thank you for the input. I...

Hello to responders, thank you for the input. I should have clarified that the tool query was for the keyed NDS cup and not the lockring. I would usually swap this old BB out for a cartridge but I...
08-15-22, 09:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 123
Posted By prairiepedaler

Interesting French Bike Website and YT Channel

Found out about this (https://confreriedes650.org/category/materiel/occasions/) site while perusing a video on this (https://www.youtube.com/c/SAUVEURCYCLOTOURISTE/videos) channel.

You never know...
08-12-22, 05:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,725
Posted By prairiepedaler

Sunny Cycles up!

Sunny Cycles up!
08-12-22, 05:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 478
Posted By prairiepedaler

We expect a full report! With photos of the event...

We expect a full report! With photos of the event too, of course
07-31-22, 11:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 478
Posted By prairiepedaler

Auburn Indiana Bike Show

Anyone visit this thing?


https://bloomington.craigslist.org/bik/d/auburn-classic-bicycles-auburn/7508833395.html

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07-31-22, 11:01 AM
Replies: 8,370
Views: 2,697,024
Posted By prairiepedaler

It's not pretty, but it gets the job done; A 2 B...

It's not pretty, but it gets the job done; A 2 B mit cargo done 365
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1920x1080/dsc00647_03e108d36b07c69ce576f95626625b858cfb8661.jpg...
07-30-22, 09:37 AM
Replies: 72,773
Views: 11,820,549
Posted By prairiepedaler

These Diamondbacks are like the Rodney...

These Diamondbacks are like the Rodney Dangerfield of old mountain bikes. Dangerbacks henceforth named.
07-24-22, 07:49 PM
Replies: 72,773
Views: 11,820,549
Posted By prairiepedaler

That picture is simply marvellous. Unabashed. It...

That picture is simply marvellous. Unabashed. It is reminiscent of that 200th+ ranked Braasch guy who whipped both Williams sisters at tennis back to back and who apparently had a smoke & scotch in...
07-20-22, 07:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 340
Posted By prairiepedaler

Old Leader Tourer

There are a few threads here on BF about these bikes, branded "Leader". I haven't been able to find anything definitive though as to manufacturer or level of quality. There is one for sale here...
07-17-22, 09:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 258
Posted By prairiepedaler

Thank you for taking the time out to scan this in...

Thank you for taking the time out to scan this in and post it up!
07-17-22, 08:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,866
Posted By prairiepedaler

O... I forgot.

O... I forgot.
07-16-22, 05:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,866
Posted By prairiepedaler

Surely not the cheapest! Frugality and lack of...

Surely not the cheapest! Frugality and lack of funds yes, but cheap no. In my case, I wanted a suspension post which is tough to find economically in a 26.0 if at all. A 25.8 showed itself up at the...
07-16-22, 08:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 333
Posted By prairiepedaler

Stopping with Brake Shoes... literally

Popped into one of the local handy dandy bike Co-ops to fish for a few parts recently. Whilst rummaging, these emerged. Patent pending yet. Overall shoe length about an inch and an eighth. Let the...
07-15-22, 06:57 PM
Replies: 72,773
Views: 11,820,549
Posted By prairiepedaler

Another sparrow feed Trucker up for sale?! What...

Another sparrow feed Trucker up for sale?! What is this World coming to.
07-11-22, 09:15 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 20,872
Posted By prairiepedaler

Yokota Ahwahnee - $60

Yokota Ahwahnee
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1200x900/yokota_i_bcbfab25a517040f39684fe7b5a48b82c91b547d.jpg

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07-11-22, 08:55 PM
Replies: 72,773
Views: 11,820,549
Posted By prairiepedaler

I'm 6 four with a 37 and I'd get sacked on this.

I'm 6 four with a 37 and I'd get sacked on this.
07-11-22, 06:15 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 197,954
Posted By prairiepedaler

Grocery Store Araya

Locked up beside this Araya at the grocery store the other day. I like the way this rider configured his bike. It is in a manner I'd do for myself. That crank dustcap is ready for retirement.


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07-09-22, 09:22 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,065
Posted By prairiepedaler

breaks!

breaks!
07-08-22, 07:32 PM
Replies: 72,773
Views: 11,820,549
Posted By prairiepedaler

I've noticed many 520's in this thread for this...

I've noticed many 520's in this thread for this kind of price or a lot lower. Why are people dumping them? More importantly, why the !@#$% can't I find one in an XL for these kind of prices :D
07-06-22, 06:46 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,443
Posted By prairiepedaler

Six Reasons Why Vintage Road Bikes Are Better Than Modern Road Bikes

This video might have already made the rounds here, but in case it hasn't:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LbsvTHgBEMs
Replies: 15
Views: 677
Posted By prairiepedaler

I would not pay $1k CDN for a Miyata 1000, let...

I would not pay $1k CDN for a Miyata 1000, let alone in Euro or USD. Even if it was in perfect unridden condition. To use a car anology, I'd love to own a BMW 3.0CSl and once upon a time (30 years...
06-20-22, 07:17 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 20,872
Posted By prairiepedaler

Went and had a look as he was a 10 minute ride...

Went and had a look as he was a 10 minute ride away. That frame is seriously sunfaded. I think the original paint was orange but appears a light salmon colour now. Made in Taiwan. Suntour 7...
06-19-22, 06:45 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 10,227
Posted By prairiepedaler

Gimme a brake.

Gimme a brake.
06-19-22, 05:40 PM
Replies: 72,773
Views: 11,820,549
Posted By prairiepedaler

The Flip is strong with this one.

The Flip is strong with this one.
06-19-22, 01:48 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 20,872
Posted By prairiepedaler

Kuwahara - $100

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-view-details.html?adId=1621950837
https://www.kijiji.ca/o-profile/69286192/listings/1

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06-18-22, 06:29 PM
Replies: 14,956
Views: 3,647,860
Posted By prairiepedaler

Someone hand me over the defib paddles, will ya?

Someone hand me over the defib paddles, will ya?
Replies: 12
Views: 659
Posted By prairiepedaler

Here was something similar, in Canadian coin. ...

Here was something similar, in Canadian coin.

https://www.bikeforums.net/22505074-post228.html
06-13-22, 06:07 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 20,872
Posted By prairiepedaler

KONA Sutra - $500

Posted 1 Hour Ago. Wrote about the size, looks too small for me though. Ladies phone number present in the ad.

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-view-details.html?adId=1621088081...
06-12-22, 11:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,322
Posted By prairiepedaler

Alan Watts on unregulated City living

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06-09-22, 10:06 PM
06-04-22, 07:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,051
Posted By prairiepedaler

Kuwahara Sage - the Wise ol' bickicle

You can see the bike hitched up beside others at different grocery stores on different days. I usually add photos of noteworthy bikes spotted on grocery runs etc in the Spotted in the Wild...
05-28-22, 06:38 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 20,872
Posted By prairiepedaler

470 Multitrack

Priced appropriately, IMO

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-road-bike/winnipeg/trek-roadbike/1618966313
https://www.kijiji.ca/o-profile/1002418573/listings/1

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05-26-22, 03:09 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 20,872
Posted By prairiepedaler

Barn stored Peugeots

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-road-bike/winnipeg/2-classic-peugeot-sprint-road-bikes/1618663855
https://www.kijiji.ca/o-profile/1015478650/listings/1

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05-24-22, 04:15 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 20,872
Posted By prairiepedaler

I bagged it and have already dropped it off at...

I bagged it and have already dropped it off at the local Bike Co-op. Was a Suteki 12 speed. Here's the stem.
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05-22-22, 06:16 PM
Replies: 72,773
Views: 11,820,549
Posted By prairiepedaler

So many tandems out there literally being given...

So many tandems out there literally being given away. Thank you feminism! I'd buy that thing just to ride it solo.
05-19-22, 03:02 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 197,954
Posted By prairiepedaler

And todays; a homebrew recumbent parked outside...

And todays; a homebrew recumbent parked outside the local MEC. And a ghetto-safe Bottecchia, parked outside a No-Frills in "the hood", filled with these characters (spoke with them for a bit). One is...
05-18-22, 06:40 AM
Replies: 72,773
Views: 11,820,549
Posted By prairiepedaler

Any smaller and the rear tire will be carving out...

Any smaller and the rear tire will be carving out a hole through shorts.
05-16-22, 06:26 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 20,872
Posted By prairiepedaler

Miele Beta road bike

Clean looking Miele. Perhaps a find on "Free Weekend" locally. $450

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-road-bike/winnipeg/1980s-miele-beta-men-s-racing-bike/1617191300
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