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10-02-19, 06:55 AM
Replies: 53
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Posted By SamSpade1941

I still carry and use film camera's. My digital...

I still carry and use film camera's. My digital cameras are Nikon DSLR's which I can and do pack on the bike , but it is nice to have a compact, svelte and quiet film camera. Image courtesy of an...
08-08-19, 12:24 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 29,805
Posted By SamSpade1941

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Mine in the bike room
07-29-19, 10:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,293
Posted By SamSpade1941

Yes Iíve noted that myself as well , this 56 cm...

Yes Iíve noted that myself as well , this 56 cm Ridley is more like a 58cm in other bikes but thatís ok . I like a French fit in a bike so this will work . Eventually when I can get some money...
07-23-19, 03:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,638
Posted By SamSpade1941

These days the trend seems to be going 1x , but I...

These days the trend seems to be going 1x , but I agree with you I like having double up front .
07-23-19, 09:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 939
Posted By SamSpade1941

Pushing Your Luck On Your Morning Commute Vintage Style

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Iíve been riding my Grand Jubile to work every...
07-20-19, 10:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,067
Posted By SamSpade1941

98% of the time I ride platform pedals, but when...

98% of the time I ride platform pedals, but when I do ride clipless .... I do so with SPD
07-05-19, 09:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,846
Posted By SamSpade1941

I've been busy riding my bike(s) and working. ...

I've been busy riding my bike(s) and working. As nice as the company is here, exchanging thoughts online about riding bikes don't trump actually riding bikes...
07-04-19, 12:59 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,919
Posted By SamSpade1941

No truer words have ever been uttered. I have...

No truer words have ever been uttered. I have brooks saddles on almost every bike I own.
06-26-19, 06:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,431
Posted By SamSpade1941

This is a true statement and one thatís been...

This is a true statement and one thatís been proven by lab testing . A really good set of down hill platforms with aggressive pins keep your foot planted very well on the pedal. The specialized...
06-25-19, 09:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,218
Posted By SamSpade1941

Wow that was an interesting read... I have not...

Wow that was an interesting read... I have not had that happen but I have had a seller jack up the price after I was already in route to pick up the bike or component. When that happens I tell...
06-25-19, 01:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,218
Posted By SamSpade1941

Offer Up is a train wreck for buying anything and...

Offer Up is a train wreck for buying anything and Iíve never sold a bike there but Iíve bought easily a half dozen bikes very reasonably. Iíve also missed out on 40 or 50 simply because the sellers...
06-11-19, 09:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,892
Posted By SamSpade1941

The P38 was ok but those in the know managed to...

The P38 was ok but those in the know managed to acquire its bigger brother the P51 . I still have a P51 in my gear somewhere.
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06-09-19, 09:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,174
Posted By SamSpade1941

Glad you have it sorted I was gonna say I have a...

Glad you have it sorted I was gonna say I have a nice Sakae SX triple with 165 mm arms if you were interested, but since you now have everything in hand all is well ...
06-04-19, 07:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 964
Posted By SamSpade1941

Agreed ... People comment on my legs from time...

Agreed ... People comment on my legs from time to time, but they look nothing like that. All that pushing tiny cogs up hills really really made that rider strong.
06-04-19, 07:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,655
Posted By SamSpade1941

You could always get a bren gun magazine pouch...

You could always get a bren gun magazine pouch for $5 and some bungee cord which I did as an improv or hack a couple of weeks ago when I went for a ride and my old Blackburn bag would not accommodate...
05-18-19, 10:51 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,067
Posted By SamSpade1941

I really like the aesthetic of brown or tan wall...

I really like the aesthetic of brown or tan wall tires , I do not know if they match every build, but I think they make a nice compliment to most bikes.
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