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06-19-22, 12:41 PM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 353,209
Posted By TCollen

You have been awarded bonus points for having A...

You have been awarded bonus points for having A Love Supreme on the turntable.
06-18-22, 05:28 AM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 353,209
Posted By TCollen

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1880x2000/20190308_210925_5926b9c4d45a2be0ce66e3529c511739f8ddc6c2.jpg...
06-13-22, 01:58 PM
Replies: 14,879
Views: 3,619,015
Posted By TCollen

Maybe this was some sort of promotional. Such...

Maybe this was some sort of promotional.
Such as: get cancer, win a free bicycle.
06-10-22, 10:23 AM
Replies: 21,261
Views: 4,047,896
Posted By TCollen

Um, wrong picture?

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/337x450/fish_6cc85662653e80b983dda4fc5273af7e4ede39ff.jpg

So it's $650 for a brandless bike and some fish.
...
03-06-22, 05:04 PM
Replies: 21,261
Views: 4,047,896
Posted By TCollen

Da seller needs 2 speech more better.

Da seller needs 2 speech more better.
03-03-22, 11:55 AM
Replies: 21,261
Views: 4,047,896
Posted By TCollen

This was Cannondale's "Proctology Special" model....

This was Cannondale's "Proctology Special" model. It wasn't popular.
02-24-22, 02:43 AM
Replies: 14,879
Views: 3,619,015
Posted By TCollen

Your bike is B E A U T I F U L. Very well done,...

Your bike is B E A U T I F U L. Very well done, sir.
02-23-22, 08:45 AM
Replies: 21,261
Views: 4,047,896
Posted By TCollen

"Iím trying to help get rid of it instead of...

"Iím trying to help get rid of it instead of selling it..." ?! :foo: Well, since he won't sell it at that price he might as well just get rid of it.
02-23-22, 02:04 AM
Replies: 21,261
Views: 4,047,896
Posted By TCollen

"Really cool 10 speed tease racing bike." ...

"Really cool 10 speed tease racing bike."

Anyone would be teasing the Grim Reaper to ride the bike in that arrangement.
02-21-22, 04:12 PM
Replies: 21,261
Views: 4,047,896
Posted By TCollen

https://omaha.craigslist.org/bik/d/omaha-allez-eli...

https://omaha.craigslist.org/bik/d/omaha-allez-elite-specialized/7443565307.html

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/600x450/endover_2ac825c58efe087fa04cc1c3d6081386817822e1.jpg...
02-03-22, 01:11 PM
Replies: 14,879
Views: 3,619,015
Posted By TCollen

You got that right.

You got that right.
02-02-22, 08:46 PM
Replies: 14,879
Views: 3,619,015
Posted By TCollen

A nice looking bike except for Ah! the dreaded...

A nice looking bike except for Ah! the dreaded Schwinn "electrical tape" on the handlebars -- go away bad dream.
12-27-21, 11:11 AM
Replies: 21,261
Views: 4,047,896
Posted By TCollen

https://omaha.craigslist.org/bik/d/omaha-columbia-...

https://omaha.craigslist.org/bik/d/omaha-columbia-commuter-ii-very-odd/7416445899.html
...
11-07-21, 08:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,217
Posted By TCollen

Just make certain the trailer is sturdy enough so...

Just make certain the trailer is sturdy enough so parent and child can switch duties.

...
11-07-21, 08:08 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 37,914
Posted By TCollen

Somewhere in the Nebraska Sandhills. ...

Somewhere in the Nebraska Sandhills.

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1130/image0000011_3__42aa0fd9e9b01dbfa320357d48855f8950220fa6.jpg
11-03-21, 02:47 PM
Replies: 21,261
Views: 4,047,896
Posted By TCollen

I don't have a diagram but I thought of a visual...

I don't have a diagram but I thought of a visual which might work for you.

If a rider managed to hang onto the handlebar while doing an endover, the fork would rotate 180⁰ vertically with the...
11-03-21, 02:58 AM
Replies: 21,261
Views: 4,047,896
Posted By TCollen

Back on Nov 02 JulesCW wrote that someone with an...

Back on Nov 02 JulesCW wrote that someone with an alllen key would be happy. He and I have been thinking the fork should be rotated 180⁰ horizontally. Apparently you thought I meant vertically. Sorry...
11-02-21, 12:14 PM
Replies: 21,261
Views: 4,047,896
Posted By TCollen

Right. It might be even more responsive if the...

Right. It might be even more responsive if the fork was rotated 180⁰.
Just a thought.
11-02-21, 05:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,005
Posted By TCollen

Odd Cycles

https://youtu.be/kictPZPyeKc


https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/929x694/screenshot_20211102_065743_youtube_e899d1093c4fd55958c5fe4582c1ceb7910d04cb.jpg
10-16-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 21,261
Views: 4,047,896
Posted By TCollen

As the great philosopher Red Green once said, ...

As the great philosopher Red Green once said,
"This of course is a temporary fix, unless it works."
10-12-21, 07:26 AM
Replies: 21,261
Views: 4,047,896
Posted By TCollen

https://lincoln.craigslist.org/bik/d/lincoln-recum...

https://lincoln.craigslist.org/bik/d/lincoln-recumbent-bike/7391274511.htmlI
...
10-11-21, 01:57 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,666
Posted By TCollen

Good Lord, I think we have a winner.

Good Lord, I think we have a winner.
10-09-21, 05:09 PM
Replies: 21,261
Views: 4,047,896
Posted By TCollen

Auto correct is my worst enema.

Auto correct is my worst enema.
10-02-21, 05:57 PM
Replies: 14,879
Views: 3,619,015
Posted By TCollen

"Who in the world (not on this forum) needs six...

"Who in the world (not on this forum) needs six of the damn things?"

Because there are only six, we can presume the homeowner had just started bicycling this season. If the house hadn't been sold,...
10-01-21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 1,462
Views: 176,683
Posted By TCollen

Well argued. I concede to your point.

Well argued. I concede to your point.
08-17-21, 05:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,630
Posted By TCollen

NOTE TO WIFE: This thread demonstrates why it is...

NOTE TO WIFE: This thread demonstrates why it is important that I maintain 9 emergency backup bicycles.
08-05-21, 11:45 AM
Replies: 21,261
Views: 4,047,896
Posted By TCollen

Several weeks ago I saw a car which had been...

Several weeks ago I saw a car which had been smashed by a full grown maple tree. The car had a curious dent in the roof.
08-02-21, 07:49 AM
Replies: 71,483
Views: 11,647,459
Posted By TCollen

Steering wheel?!

https://www.ebay.com/itm/324734556381?hash=item4b9bb018dd:g:8y8AAOSwg1lhBIuT
...
07-25-21, 01:05 PM
Replies: 1,462
Views: 176,683
Posted By TCollen

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/img_7026_fcd0fe97f55f0a2bada701ae4d35bac7af1c7429_a91ef36f42b6d799a421f45d6e179e64e2862edc.jpg

The bike looks good, but what's that...
07-19-21, 01:59 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 11,341
Posted By TCollen

I know a red bike is always faster and I'm...

I know a red bike is always faster and I'm certain a yellow jersey will make anyone faster.

I suppose this man/Neanderthal would become more aero if he shaved any part that wasn't clothed.
...
07-09-21, 03:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,771
Posted By TCollen

Several weeks ago on a multi day, 200+ mile ride...

Several weeks ago on a multi day, 200+ mile ride with about 400 participants I passed no one. And on each day I left early, within 15 minutes of sunrise when most riders were still breaking down...
06-30-21, 05:36 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,027
Posted By TCollen

I carry pepper spray. I've never had to use it,...

I carry pepper spray. I've never had to use it, but if I feel threatened ...
...
06-12-21, 06:28 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 14,252
Posted By TCollen

Sheldon's site is backed up. 1. Go to...

Sheldon's site is backed up.
1. Go to Archive.org >
2. click on Wayback Machine >
3. enter https://www.sheldonbrown.com/
4. then when you hit the Go button you'll see the following, "Saved 1,550...
06-02-21, 04:25 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,423
Posted By TCollen

All these stories remind me of a time I helped a...

All these stories remind me of a time I helped a friend work on a "small" 30 minute project. After several frustrating hours he told me I should leave. I said no, that I'd help him finish our fiasco....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-21, 05:56 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,953
Posted By TCollen

I'm sorry to learn of your brother and hope he...

I'm sorry to learn of your brother and hope he reovers soon.

Regarding sleeves, I like UVoider because they're sized. Just measure your bicep and go from there. The company has 50+...
05-31-21, 08:51 AM
Replies: 1,462
Views: 176,683
Posted By TCollen

Well that certainly beats Sheldon's helmet: ...

Well that certainly beats Sheldon's helmet:
https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/450x600/scb_eagle_jpeg_5cd0170e5939201eab1260b6273d4f8646071c3f.jpg
05-31-21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,806
Posted By TCollen

Regarding low cost jerseys, this year I stopped...

Regarding low cost jerseys, this year I stopped wearing jerseys all together by opting for Dri-Fit (or similar) shirts. I just find them more comfortable.

Opted for Zoic road cycling shorts too...
05-28-21, 07:44 AM
Replies: 1,462
Views: 176,683
Posted By TCollen

In Council Bluffs, Iowa. These sculptures (4 of...

In Council Bluffs, Iowa. These sculptures (4 of them in all) are at least 80' tall and are close to a bike trail. Whenever I have the misfortune of seeing them I think of a shipwreck.
...
05-25-21, 05:58 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,285
Posted By TCollen

Preach it brother!

Preach it brother!
05-23-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,311
Posted By TCollen

Red Green also said, and I believe this applies...

Red Green also said, and I believe this applies here, "This of course is a temporary fix, unless it works."
05-23-21, 02:53 AM
Replies: 19,524
Views: 2,443,657
Posted By TCollen

It must have been difficult with that missing...

It must have been difficult with that missing front wheel and all. So were you able to maintain a wheelie the entire distance?
05-23-21, 02:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,280
Posted By TCollen

Seriously, I had that issue until I cut back...

Seriously, I had that issue until I cut back drinking tea/water at night. Now I find that the frequent urination goes away if I drink nothing within 2 hrs of going to sleep. And don't bother with...
Forum: Touring
05-22-21, 08:16 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,897
Posted By TCollen

... and with fitted clothing, if you add a cape...

... and with fitted clothing, if you add a cape you'll look like a super hero. But joking aside, if your "baggy street clothes" are comfortable, then go ahead and wear them. That's what 200,000,000...
05-18-21, 05:56 AM
Replies: 14,879
Views: 3,619,015
Posted By TCollen

Over the years I have found many Park tools in...

Over the years I have found many Park tools in the local pawn shop's bins of miscellaneous tools. Just last week two were found. Usually the price for miscellaneous tools is $5 for one handful. It's...
05-08-21, 06:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,605
Posted By TCollen

I just had to share this one. ...

I just had to share this one.

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1080x1073/screenshot_20210508_073559_facebook_ed511c6c1646e3909c542aa96c46fa45e62c3c0f.jpg
05-07-21, 03:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,105
Posted By TCollen

"But during longer bike rides or runs I usually...

"But during longer bike rides or runs I usually just carry stuff for sugar and carbs. Sometimes sports oriented stuff like gels and gummies..."

Gels are good if you don't mind dealing with the...
05-07-21, 03:14 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 33,346
Posted By TCollen

Okay, now you're getting personal. I'll soon be...

Okay, now you're getting personal. I'll soon be going on a pie ride, stopping for pie in 4 small Iowa towns.
...
05-07-21, 02:58 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,006
Posted By TCollen

In the initial post, the 2nd question was, "What...

In the initial post, the 2nd question was, "What are you striving for/what's your goal?" The correct but very harsh answer is that every start-up's ultimate goal is to make lots of money. If one only...
04-13-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 8,955
Posted By TCollen

Coffee brown

I once had a metallic brown Raleigh road bike. Then at a garage sale I picked up a pair of perfect Raleigh school bus yellow fenders, and voilŗ!, such an ugly bike. I rode it with pride for years.
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