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09-08-21, 05:49 PM
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Posted By genejockey

Bingo. The one I'm looking at has gotta be a 58,...

Bingo. The one I'm looking at has gotta be a 58, then. Which is my size.....
09-08-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 52,034
Posted By Flatforkcrown

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The main reason I ride itÖ itís just nice to look...
09-07-21, 11:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 141
Posted By onyerleft

Oh man, what I'd give for a time machine to scoop...

Oh man, what I'd give for a time machine to scoop up all those bikes, at outrageously cheap prices..........
09-07-21, 07:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 141
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1990) MIYATA 914

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-21, 04:36 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 991
Posted By chaadster

One I remember was both an “oh sh*t!” and an “oh...

One I remember was both an “oh sh*t!” and an “oh wow!” moment. I was bombing down a hill in Bloomington, IN— from Kinser Pike into Lower Cascades park, for those who know it— and there was a 90į...
09-03-21, 02:14 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,347
Posted By genejockey

Okay, but if your fly is open, you can zip it up....

Okay, but if your fly is open, you can zip it up. If you're 25 miles from home and someone says your ass is visible to everyone, you'll spend the next 25 miles miserable and embarassed. Or perhaps...
08-16-21, 07:13 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,337
Posted By Chuckles1

Scammers

I put a bike on CL for $800. A woman emailed saying she wanted it, but was out of town on business. I was suspicious. Then she wanted me to ship it. Then she sent a check for $2,800, said extra was...
02-08-21, 06:46 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,338
Posted By iab

Cosmo? ...

Cosmo?
...
02-06-21, 12:12 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,338
Posted By mstateglfr

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Crackle, splatter, and fades are the greatest 3 paint styles ever created. Ever.
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01-14-21, 12:36 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,014
Posted By rccardr

Full disclosure: I own(ed) three of these. #1...

Full disclosure: I own(ed) three of these.
#1 was a complete bike purchased at auction at Eroica in 2016; I was the winning bidder at something north of retail. Good cause- Hospice of SLO. Still...
01-14-21, 08:42 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,740
Posted By mack_turtle

DT shifters are fine until the Italians get you. ...

DT shifters are fine until the Italians get you.
Italians get to you
Forum: Foo
01-10-21, 09:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 835
Posted By Seattle Forrest

One day Schrodinger gets pulled over. "Do you...

One day Schrodinger gets pulled over. "Do you know how fast you were going?" the officer asked him. "No idea, but I know exactly where I am!" he replied.​​​​​​
01-04-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 9,902
Views: 1,109,161
Posted By bluehills3149

Recently picked up a beautiful ironman that looks...

Recently picked up a beautiful ironman that looks to have been ridden once or twice and put into storage. Paint so lustrous it looks like it was done last week. Has original 105 groupset and only...
01-01-21, 02:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,582
Posted By jjhabbs

Small Snapshot of 1983

I worked at Action Cyclery from 82 to 89. I managed the store starting in 1984. This is a picture of me in 83 right after going to Schwinn SErvice school. Notice how shiny the spokes are on the...
12-30-20, 09:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,638
Posted By jjhabbs

New Project! 1982 NOS Mercian Vincitore.

Hey guys, I just picked this up on Ebay. Im sure some of you saw it there. These are fairly rare. At least in this condition almost impossible to find unless its new. They still build these in Derby...
12-26-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,758
Posted By PedalingWalrus

Your non-cycling spouse sells them for peanuts...

Your non-cycling spouse sells them for peanuts based recollection of what you reported at the time
12-24-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,397
Posted By caloso

Depending on what you get, it’ll tell you how...

Depending on what you get, it’ll tell you how fast you’re going, how long you’ve bee riding, how far you’ve gone. If you have a heart rate monitor or power meter, it’ll show that data too. Most GPS...
12-20-20, 07:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,815
Posted By BlueDevil63

You can re-anodize (in fact it is even a DIY...

You can re-anodize (in fact it is even a DIY process if you are a bit ambitious). I think aluminum will also self anodize over time. But I have bikes that were polished up 10+ years ago, kept indoors...
12-17-20, 06:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,655
Posted By Koyote

Wow, just saw this post after a spin on my...

Wow, just saw this post after a spin on my brand-new-to-me pristine vintage Stumpjumper. I bought it out of the back of a van at a great price!
12-14-20, 08:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,815
Posted By BlueDevil63

Seat post and stem polished and paint infill....

Seat post and stem polished and paint infill. Brake arms de-anodized and ready to polish.
...
12-13-20, 08:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,363
Posted By Rogerogeroge

You're so gullible. The most real Elvis...

You're so gullible. The most real Elvis sightings you saw was only two or three, max.
12-09-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,226
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1985) Entry-Level Racing Bikes

Featured bikes are BIANCHI Stelvio, NASHBAR Sport EX, MIYATA 912, BRIDGESTONE 600, and MONGOOSE Mangusta.
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12-08-20, 07:03 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,906
Posted By Koyote

People wouldíve been riding bicycles 1000 years...

People wouldíve been riding bicycles 1000 years ago, but they had not yet invented Lycra.
Forum: Foo
12-07-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 11,866
Views: 2,506,343
Posted By Redhatter

If either of the above were true, I'd be...

If either of the above were true, I'd be genuinely impressed that they could make a GPS receiver and LTE modem so small and so well self-contained to be able to be "injected" as part of a serum and...
12-04-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,921
Posted By Doug Fattic

Yep I made a frame for Tom Faulkner in March,...

Yep I made a frame for Tom Faulkner in March, 1984. I had a few customers from SW Ohio back then because I taught high school there before I went over to apprentice in England. And my in-laws lived...
11-29-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,851
Posted By sdmc530

Mileage record for me.....just had to share/brag!!

This year has been a great year for me cycling that is. Before this year I have never had the time to put up enough rides to exceed 3,000 miles in a year. BUT with covid setting in early I knew I...
11-27-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,444
Posted By polymorphself

Iím in Phoenix and could facilitate bringing this...

Iím in Phoenix and could facilitate bringing this to an LBS for shipping for a winner here.
11-27-20, 08:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,357
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1985) Affordable Superbikes from USA and Europe

Too many pages to post all in one thread without splitting between posts.
The eye-candy is in the first several pages of the article, so I'll just post those here.
Most of the text, performance...
11-26-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,943
Posted By Marcus_Ti

It is almost like you don't understand what is...

It is almost like you don't understand what is going on--freely admit it, and then twist any numbers you can find to fit your prejudices.

You might just as well have said, 'sick people are in...
11-25-20, 03:38 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,164
Posted By Eric S.

Guerciotti TSX that I built up in 2014. ...

Guerciotti TSX that I built up in 2014.
...
11-22-20, 09:12 PM
Replies: 9,902
Views: 1,109,161
Posted By canklecat

I did my annual ride-my-age completely...

I did my annual ride-my-age completely unnecessary self-torture fest Saturday. That's 101.4 kiloyears, for Yurpeans. On the Ironman, natch.

It was... not entirely horrible. Neck spasms halfway...
11-19-20, 04:49 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,615
Posted By fujidon

I always assumed that everyone mounted from the...

I always assumed that everyone mounted from the left. It's where the kickstand is/was. It's how to mount a horse (the horse expects it). It's the side where you would walk a bike from (to avoid...
11-18-20, 10:02 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,615
Posted By jamesdak

I grew up riding and training horses. So yeah I...

I grew up riding and training horses. So yeah I stand on the NDS and throw my right leg over. Then clip in the left leg first.
11-18-20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,196
Posted By jon c.

If it turns out there's a market for cat hair, I...

If it turns out there's a market for cat hair, I could retire early.
11-18-20, 05:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,287
Posted By bikingshearer

Yes. Excellent. You're doing a good thing by...

Yes. Excellent. You're doing a good thing by saving some of us larger folks from ourselves.:thumb:
11-14-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,550
Posted By t1k

Miyata 1400 is an awesome bike. What year is your...

Miyata 1400 is an awesome bike. What year is your bike? Looks like Miyata was selling 1400 only for two years. In 1989 the bike had a steel frame, in 1990 - aluminum. They are fairly high end bikes....
11-14-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,550
Posted By Road Fan

If the camera position is good, you can take a...

If the camera position is good, you can take a ruler or caliper and scale the TT length against the wheel diameter, and come up pretty close to an in-person measurement. Of course it's possible to...
11-14-20, 06:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,550
Posted By t1k

As others already mentioned, the length of the...

As others already mentioned, the length of the head tube gives a good clue on the frame size.

I also pay attention to the location of a pump peg (if present of course) and the distance from the...
11-13-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,550
Posted By Kilroy1988

I focus on frames that are roughly my size while...

I focus on frames that are roughly my size while I'm browsing eBay and have had enough of my own, so that I can rather quickly tell the proportions between the main tubes to figure things out...
11-09-20, 10:46 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,880
Posted By browngw

This post makes me unhappy. Starting out in the...

This post makes me unhappy. Starting out in the bike hobby as a snob before you even know what is going on by using the stereotypes of other bike snobs will never make you happy and serves no purpose...
11-09-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,338
Posted By iab

I'd get the blue one.

I'd get the blue one.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,765
Posted By blakcloud

My bike is a 54 cm. For wire lengths I found that...

My bike is a 54 cm. For wire lengths I found that information in the Domane Manual on page 10 section 7. It has all the lengths needed. I did use the bar end junction box and the wireless module.

...
11-02-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,189
Posted By Mojo31

You can't tell that a photo has been photoshopped...

You can't tell that a photo has been photoshopped when done right by someone who knows what they are doing.
11-01-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,694
Posted By Tomm Willians

But if youíre smart you donít N+1 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

But if youíre smart you donít N+1 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣
10-31-20, 08:17 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,667
Posted By Barry2

If thatís a fake, Iíd like to meet the person who...

If thatís a fake, Iíd like to meet the person who did it.
itís a really great looking bike.

Barry
10-31-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,694
Posted By Tomm Willians

Today I put a ring on it !

Married my adventure/cycling buddy today in Reno ! Between her sense of humor, zest for life and an incredible collection of bikes I would have been nuts to not tie this knot....
10-31-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,667
Posted By CargoDane

Yeah, no, I don't think it stands for what you...

Yeah, no, I don't think it stands for what you think it stands for. It most likely stands for the year he was born or something. I had the same thought at first.
10-31-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,667
Posted By Koyote

I donít know if itís fake, but Iím digging that...

I donít know if itís fake, but Iím digging that paint job.
10-30-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,105
Posted By blacknbluebikes

If she suggests any camo printed kit, you might...

If she suggests any camo printed kit, you might want to mod the beneficiary on the life insurance...
10-29-20, 04:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,191
Posted By Trakhak

By the way, "murder" means to convert all color...

By the way, "murder" means to convert all color to black. The correct term for heedlessly desecrating a frame for fixie use is "drew."
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