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12-17-17, 10:12 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,382
Posted By trackhub

:thumb: How about this: As cyclists tire of...

:thumb:

How about this: As cyclists tire of everything being mass-produced, a huge increase in the number
of custom frame builders? :)
12-17-17, 10:07 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,041
Posted By trackhub

My bad on Blackburn. I thought they were gone....

My bad on Blackburn. I thought they were gone. But... Are they still the same company, or has it become
one of those names that has been bought and sold? This happens so frequently, it is difficult...
12-12-17, 02:51 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,041
Posted By trackhub

Cycling companies from the past...

This has likely been done in the past, but what the heck..

Cycling companies that vanished.

-Rhode Gear. Best known for the flickstand. They also made helmets, racks, and clothes.
-Balin...
Forum: Foo
04-14-17, 04:57 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,983
Posted By trackhub

Dear people with loud car sound systems: To...

Dear people with loud car sound systems:
To paraphrase one of the stand-up comics, Do I drive around your neighborhoods and blast you with U2 in the middle of the night? No, I don't. So please stop...
Forum: Foo
04-14-17, 04:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,493
Posted By trackhub

A few good bottles of red wine, and some other...

A few good bottles of red wine, and some other good edibles.
Undecided about the rest. Just sit on it, I guess.
Forum: Foo
01-02-17, 03:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 562
Posted By trackhub

Was anyone really listening to her singing? :D

Was anyone really listening to her singing? :D
Forum: Jokes & Humor
01-02-17, 03:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,405
Posted By trackhub

So,,, I don't need a chain guard?

So,,, I don't need a chain guard?
Forum: Jokes & Humor
01-02-17, 03:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 479
Posted By trackhub

Yikes!

Yikes!
Forum: Jokes & Humor
01-02-17, 03:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,453
Posted By trackhub

How about this? ...

How about this?

http://craphound.com/images/tumblr_kw6vfo6PBq1qznl76o1_400.jpg
12-10-16, 10:07 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,590
Posted By trackhub

These are always interesting threads. Like...

These are always interesting threads.

Like many here, I grew up during the 60s. We were now what are referred to as "Free Range Children". This is to say we simply did our own thing. We rode our...
Forum: Foo
10-23-16, 06:45 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,827
Posted By trackhub

Pizza sauce Recipe: - 1 15 Oz. can of Tomato...

Pizza sauce Recipe:

- 1 15 Oz. can of Tomato Sauce.
- 1 teaspoon of white sugar.
- 1/2 teaspoon each, dry oregano and dry basil.
- 3 tablespoons of red wine, whatever you have on hand.
...
Forum: Foo
10-09-16, 09:51 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,954
Posted By trackhub

B-Movies! Now you're talking! Love 'em. Also...

B-Movies! Now you're talking! Love 'em. Also known as Grindhouse movies, if you prefer.
As an older dude, I feel it is my duty do pass along some knowledge. So, for those who
don't know these...
Forum: Foo
10-09-16, 09:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 922
Posted By trackhub

Legs. Definitely. :D

Legs. Definitely. :D
Forum: Foo
10-09-16, 09:37 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,185
Posted By trackhub

The Toasted Ravioli at The Chateau, Waltham MA....

The Toasted Ravioli at The Chateau, Waltham MA. Enough carbs to keep you going
for days.
10-09-16, 09:20 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,012
Posted By trackhub

Guess I'll toss my 2 worth in on this: My...

Guess I'll toss my 2 worth in on this:

My experience, in both cycling and driving, is that the most aggressive drivers in my area are either young Honda drivers, or drivers of Jeep Grand...
Forum: Foo
07-08-16, 08:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 512
Posted By trackhub

Hey, this is great! I am assuming that this is a...

Hey, this is great! I am assuming that this is a nod to the 70s Grindhouse classic, "The Warriors", directed by Walter Hill.
Forum: Foo
04-29-16, 04:37 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,277
Posted By trackhub

+100. I very much enjoy ordering items from...

+100. I very much enjoy ordering items from Amazon, and having said items delivered right to me. This is far preferable than
going to a brick and mortar store, only to be met with a totally blank...
04-29-16, 04:29 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,164
Posted By trackhub

I've been running my niterider Lumina 550, in...

I've been running my niterider Lumina 550, in flash mode, during the day, for several years now.
Yes, it works. Definitely gets you noticed in busy traffic situation, or on morning commutes when...
03-29-16, 06:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,786
Posted By trackhub

I envy you sir! I have three years to go.

I envy you sir! I have three years to go.
Forum: Foo
03-29-16, 06:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 754
Posted By trackhub

Thanks for all the input. To answer question: ...

Thanks for all the input. To answer question:

-My down does have waste disposal days, but they can only take in such things as paint, household chemicals,
old mercury thermometers and...
Forum: Jokes & Humor
03-27-16, 06:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,453
Posted By trackhub

Looks like a good thread. ...

Looks like a good thread.

http://adaholic.com/wp-content/uploads/3121.jpg


I cannot think of a better way to win a lady over, than to play a trombone on the beach....
Forum: Foo
03-27-16, 06:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 754
Posted By trackhub

Turning in old computers to Best Buy.

I have an old iMac, and an old Dell PC laptop (Hard drives removed) that I would like to get rid of,
in a responsible, safe manner. I've been told that Best Buy will accept old computers, no matter...
03-27-16, 06:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,503
Posted By trackhub

I keep hearing that it rains a lot, but the place...

I keep hearing that it rains a lot, but the place is packed with young techno-nerd types.
I've also heard that Seattle has some great restaurants.
03-27-16, 06:03 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 8,489
Posted By trackhub

A good point. Luckily, my LBS loves old,...

A good point.

Luckily, my LBS loves old, vintage, and unusual stuff. In fact, they specialize (pun not intended) in it.
03-26-16, 08:23 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,564
Posted By trackhub

Only two reasons: -First, the aforementioned...

Only two reasons:

-First, the aforementioned road-rash reduction. It really does help with cleanup and dressing
of wounds.

-Second, Most ladies like it. A lot. :D Perhaps the best reason of...
03-23-16, 06:58 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 8,489
Posted By trackhub

What the heck, this looks like it could be fun! ...

What the heck, this looks like it could be fun!

A young dude is commuting to work on a vintage 3-speed.
-Bike lover: "Oh man, that is one fine old 3-speed."
-Bike snob: "I cannot believe anyone...
03-20-16, 09:27 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,813
Posted By trackhub

My Gunnar is Reynolds 853. You can still get it,...

My Gunnar is Reynolds 853. You can still get it, if you are willing to pay the price and wait a little. Local frame builder, Peter Mooney, will make your custom frame from Reynolds, Columbus, or...
03-16-16, 07:25 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 16,032
Posted By trackhub

Kueffel and Esser made some very lovely slide...

Kueffel and Esser made some very lovely slide rules. My first and perhaps, best
was my all metal (aluminum) Pickett. Most other HS students were happy to get
one of the plastic student models, but...
03-16-16, 07:11 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,813
Posted By trackhub

Welcome back! :thumb: Meanwhile check out...

Welcome back! :thumb:

Meanwhile check out this very lovely offering from Bianchi. Link to it. (https://www.bianchiusa.com/bikes/road/all-road/eroica/)
Pricey, yes, but my-oh-my. I like the...
03-14-16, 02:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 703
Posted By trackhub

The movie "Pi the Movie" is well worth the...

The movie "Pi the Movie" is well worth the rental, for those who have not seen it
Black and white, stark photography. Good for when you tire of chase scenes, and
stuff getting blown up.
...
03-14-16, 02:24 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 16,032
Posted By trackhub

But these threads are always so enjoyable... ...

But these threads are always so enjoyable...

-You still have a slide rule, and you still know how to use it. (In my case, yes to both)

-You remember when the so-called "concierge medical...
Forum: Foo
03-08-16, 06:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 794
Posted By trackhub

Man, I would love to help you, but I have been...

Man, I would love to help you, but I have been very busy with my friend, the Nigerian prince, who has promised to make me rich
if I can help him out, and all those gorgeous Russian ladies who want...
03-06-16, 05:11 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,150
Posted By trackhub

That sir, is awesome! :thumb:

That sir, is awesome! :thumb:
03-05-16, 02:42 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,150
Posted By trackhub

It is interesting / amazing at how the bike...

It is interesting / amazing at how the bike business has changed. I love the vintage, early 80s Treks. Back then, they were truly special, being made of Reynolds steel,
at their small factory in...
02-21-16, 03:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,717
Posted By trackhub

I did that, putting baseball cards in my spokes....

I did that, putting baseball cards in my spokes. I think everyone did.

Remember when the coolest kid around, was the one with the Schwinn Lemon Peeler, or some similar model? Of course, the very...
02-19-16, 08:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,101
Posted By trackhub

one4smoke, all the advice here is good. I'm...

one4smoke, all the advice here is good. I'm afraid though, that as you age, the cold will simply bother you more, and
there is not a heck of a lot you can do about it. I used to ride regularly in...
02-19-16, 08:34 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 11,782
Posted By trackhub

I was. Delivered the Boston Herald American....

I was. Delivered the Boston Herald American. (Now, just "The Herald") Boston used to have the Herald, Boston Globe, Record American, and The Traveler.
I did my route on a small coaster brake bike....
Forum: Jokes & Humor
02-12-16, 06:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,486
Posted By trackhub

Lightbulb Jokes...

There seems to be an endless supply. So, since I'm of German heritage, I'll start with this:

Q. How many Germans does it take to change a lightbulb?
A. It takes one. We work very efficiently, and...
Forum: Jokes & Humor
02-12-16, 05:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,557
Posted By trackhub

Oh the horror.....

Oh the horror.....
Forum: Foo
02-12-16, 05:50 PM
Replies: 536
Views: 50,454
Posted By trackhub

Sandra Cretu, "Everlasting Love". I dunno, just...

Sandra Cretu, "Everlasting Love". I dunno, just something about those dimples.. Legs.. :D And that voice.
Very popular in her native Germany in the 80s.
...
02-12-16, 05:15 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,081
Posted By trackhub

My Gunnar Street Dog was built at Harris Cyclery,...

My Gunnar Street Dog was built at Harris Cyclery, by Sheldon Brown. I have been riding it since October, 2000.

-I love riding fixed. Never looked back.
-Steel frame. Toe clips and straps. No...
Forum: Foo
01-09-16, 05:54 PM
Replies: 10,627
Views: 2,208,115
Posted By trackhub

I'm sure there is an explanation for this. ...

I'm sure there is an explanation for this.

https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5779/23482950773_b901354f53_b.jpg
Forum: Foo
01-09-16, 05:53 PM
Replies: 10,627
Views: 2,208,115
Posted By trackhub

If that does not help sell cars, I don't know...

If that does not help sell cars, I don't know what will!
Forum: Foo
01-07-16, 07:58 PM
Replies: 10,627
Views: 2,208,115
Posted By trackhub

http://i.imgur.com/K2Fvd.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/K2Fvd.jpg
Forum: Jokes & Humor
01-02-16, 06:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 921
Posted By trackhub

Funny Videos Thread V. 3.0

A new year, a new Funny videos thread. We'll begin with this Heineken commercial,
that offers a demonstration of the differences between the genders.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S1ZZreXEqSY
Forum: Foo
01-02-16, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 482
Posted By trackhub

Question for Photography enthusiasts.

Like many, I have a body of work on 35mm slides, and prints. I would love to bring these into the modern age.
Have any of you tried any of the photo scanners on the market? I'm referring to the ones...
Forum: Foo
01-02-16, 10:08 AM
Replies: 10,627
Views: 2,208,115
Posted By trackhub

You have to admit, it was a great New Year's Eve...

You have to admit, it was a great New Year's Eve party!
Besides, sooner or later, everything gets recycled.
Forum: Foo
12-31-15, 05:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 660
Posted By trackhub

I make them that are wicked easy to keep. So, I...

I make them that are wicked easy to keep. So, I hereby resolve not to spend any passionate
weekends with Victoria's Secret models this year. See? The solution is so simple...

But, if this...
Forum: Foo
12-28-15, 06:03 PM
Replies: 1,838
Views: 270,741
Posted By trackhub

Very nice!

Very nice!
Forum: Foo
12-28-15, 06:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,335
Posted By trackhub

I've run into that. The logic eludes me totally....

I've run into that. The logic eludes me totally. A man who is 40 years of age, and never married, is a "Loser", or "Red Flag!". But, a man who is three times divorced
is OK? If anyone can explain...
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