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09-11-19, 11:26 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,794
Posted By Cute Boy Horse

Yeah most LED headlights don't use anywhere near...

Yeah most LED headlights don't use anywhere near the full 2.4W budget, they burn it off with a resistor. It's an artificial limitation to make room in the market for brighter and more expensive...
09-11-19, 11:03 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,794
Posted By Cute Boy Horse

I'm glad about this law. It takes more effort to...

I'm glad about this law. It takes more effort to track a flashing light in the dark than a steady one, because it's vanishing and reappearing somewhere else later on, you can't watch it move. You...
09-08-19, 10:51 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,794
Posted By Cute Boy Horse

Gazelle love their 2.4W dynohubs and battery...

Gazelle love their 2.4W dynohubs and battery powered tail lights, for some reason. It's a terrible design decision because dutch people are extremely non technical and don't know to change batteries....
09-08-19, 10:27 AM
Replies: 21,514
Views: 2,168,490
Posted By Cute Boy Horse

Here's a weird one I just found on dutch auction...

Here's a weird one I just found on dutch auction site Marktplaats.
...
08-01-19, 11:16 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,855
Posted By Cute Boy Horse

Significantly more skill than picking up the...

Significantly more skill than picking up the water bottle. I used to commute on a road bike with downtube friction shifters in rush hour traffic and it frequently made dangerous situations worse....
08-01-19, 01:29 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,992
Posted By Cute Boy Horse

A prime example of why anecdotes are not...

A prime example of why anecdotes are not evidence. Your logic here is that a person who uses a bike's front hand brake will hold on so tight they'll rip their arm off if they get hit by a car. But if...
07-24-19, 03:00 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,992
Posted By Cute Boy Horse

It sounds like you don't know how to ride a bike...

It sounds like you don't know how to ride a bike properly and need to spend some time with an instructor. Especially since you haven't ridden in such a scenario you describe - or else you'd know a...
07-23-19, 11:48 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,992
Posted By Cute Boy Horse

Flying over the handlebars and then screaming...

Flying over the handlebars and then screaming your head off that the front brake is dangerous is not the behavior of long time cyclists. It's that of idiots who don't know how to ride a bike.

I...
07-23-19, 03:54 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,464
Posted By Cute Boy Horse

okay.

okay.
07-23-19, 03:53 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,992
Posted By Cute Boy Horse

Front, every time.

Front, every time.
05-16-19, 03:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 750
Posted By Cute Boy Horse

Here is a Raleigh Superbe in the 1981 Catalogue: ...

Here is a Raleigh Superbe in the 1981 Catalogue:

https://i.postimg.cc/PqLMwpQD/Screenshot-from-2019-05-16-11-36-49.png

All Raleigh Superbes are as pictured, with the exception of exports to the...
05-15-19, 08:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 750
Posted By Cute Boy Horse

I don't know what it is but it definitely isn't a...

I don't know what it is but it definitely isn't a superbe. this is a superbe:

https://i.postimg.cc/GmrgS8BY/superbe.jpg

nice enough though for one of those a lance armstrong types
02-24-19, 10:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,333
Posted By Cute Boy Horse

This thread is full of cowards, but also some...

This thread is full of cowards, but also some respectable people. It's steel, it's bent, bend it back.
02-07-19, 08:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,777
Posted By Cute Boy Horse

RSW16 I think. Sash windows, VHF TV Aerials,...

RSW16 I think. Sash windows, VHF TV Aerials, milkman (?) shagging your wife and sneaking out the window, and Ena Sharples clones doing handbags at ten paces outside the pub. This much 60s could kill...
01-26-19, 11:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 315
Posted By Cute Boy Horse

I actually found a new source for this kind of...

I actually found a new source for this kind of bracket by accident, those 12V tyre dynamo sets on ebay. Comes with a nice chrome lamp housing with high and low beam bulbs. Unfortunately the included...
12-26-18, 11:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,853
Posted By Cute Boy Horse

In latin alphabet the brand is HVZ, model name...

In latin alphabet the brand is HVZ, model name start-shosse, or the literal meaning Kharkov Bicycle Plant - Go! Highway.

A timewarp machine, everything built in house as a fantastic display of...
11-27-18, 10:22 PM
Replies: 21,514
Views: 2,168,490
Posted By Cute Boy Horse

I'm afraid not, the polarity is different and so...

I'm afraid not, the polarity is different and so the bike will end up trying to go in two directions at once.
11-25-18, 09:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,744
Posted By Cute Boy Horse

My advice to anyone who sees something nice at...

My advice to anyone who sees something nice at the dump is to just take it. Don't ask permission, don't draw attention to yourself, just pick it up and leave.
11-06-18, 04:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,188
Posted By Cute Boy Horse

WD40 is what clueless dads use when they think...

WD40 is what clueless dads use when they think "how hard can it be?".
11-06-18, 10:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,188
Posted By Cute Boy Horse

Well the WD40 tells us you wanted the chain...

Well the WD40 tells us you wanted the chain ruined anyway. Seems it worked.
11-03-18, 09:41 AM
Replies: 21,514
Views: 2,168,490
Posted By Cute Boy Horse

The secret to a quality product at an affordable...

The secret to a quality product at an affordable price: have a workforce of unwashed people living in cramped coalfired slums, eating fat dripping instead of meat, and crapping it out in an outside...
11-02-18, 06:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 723
Posted By Cute Boy Horse

It's a generic that got relabeled a bunch of...

It's a generic that got relabeled a bunch of times for different importers. Appeared in the UK as "probike chicane" among other names. That the american fake raleigh also used it doesn't surprise me.
10-23-18, 08:13 AM
Replies: 21,514
Views: 2,168,490
Posted By Cute Boy Horse

I can't describe the cheap mountain bikes as...

I can't describe the cheap mountain bikes as reliable, or for that matter even acceptable to use. A good singlespeed can get me up the steep hills of my birthplace. Some 21 speed monster with plastic...
10-22-18, 05:49 PM
Replies: 21,514
Views: 2,168,490
Posted By Cute Boy Horse

From a purely anglo perspective only. In the rest...

From a purely anglo perspective only. In the rest the world not so.

India moves on roadsters. Terrible ones that have chrome that falls off, screws with soft metal, they cost only 60 equivalent....
10-15-18, 02:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,237
Posted By Cute Boy Horse

Disgusting. I hope this idea doesn't spread.

Disgusting. I hope this idea doesn't spread.
10-14-18, 07:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,237
Posted By Cute Boy Horse

Honestly having been introduced to the McMansion...

Honestly having been introduced to the McMansion I don't know how the construction market doesn't collapse from lack of interest. It's like the real estate version of when homer simpson got to design...
10-14-18, 07:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,237
Posted By Cute Boy Horse

I'm confused by the premise of this thread;...

I'm confused by the premise of this thread; houses can't be vintage. They don't age. Maybe I'm missing some cultural context, is it normal in Canada to only buy a freshly built house or something?
...
09-30-18, 06:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 892
Posted By Cute Boy Horse

I was about to say this. This is genuinely the...

I was about to say this. This is genuinely the worst bike I've seen made in the 20th century.
09-29-18, 06:28 AM
Replies: 21,514
Views: 2,168,490
Posted By Cute Boy Horse

i was wondering how you were getting on with it....

i was wondering how you were getting on with it. I notice you haven't said anything about them flickering, did you make one of the circuits or are you just riding really fast?
09-22-18, 08:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,314
Posted By Cute Boy Horse

501 was made all the way into the late 1990s. ...

501 was made all the way into the late 1990s.

Honestly I'm surprised at the baseless snobbery in this thread. Nothing about this bike was cheap or nasty when it was new. It's a fairly well...
09-21-18, 06:44 PM
Replies: 21,514
Views: 2,168,490
Posted By Cute Boy Horse

Not quite. Stainless rims was always an optional...

Not quite. Stainless rims was always an optional extra, except for those couple years in the mid 50s where Superbe was upgraded to always have mudguard light, stainless rims and FG hub. Very quickly...
09-17-18, 07:26 PM
Replies: 21,514
Views: 2,168,490
Posted By Cute Boy Horse

At it's best, the three speed could be a track...

At it's best, the three speed could be a track bike with fat tyres?
09-17-18, 07:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 769
Posted By Cute Boy Horse

To be honest they stand out too much.

To be honest they stand out too much.
09-12-18, 06:41 AM
Replies: 21,514
Views: 2,168,490
Posted By Cute Boy Horse

Not much too it, every english teenager in the...

Not much too it, every english teenager in the 70s did it. Cheap race bike, handlebar swap and done. Used to be called trackers for some reason
09-11-18, 02:03 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,623
Posted By Cute Boy Horse

He's wrong about the thing that he said and I...

He's wrong about the thing that he said and I quoted, of course. And you know this, because you are an alive human being from earth and are familiar with the idea of context.

It is a truly...
09-11-18, 01:48 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,741
Posted By Cute Boy Horse

It sounds like you married a stranger.

It sounds like you married a stranger.
09-11-18, 06:47 AM
Replies: 21,514
Views: 2,168,490
Posted By Cute Boy Horse

York is in England :) They didn't sell rod brakes...

York is in England :) They didn't sell rod brakes to dutch people, this is a British market bike someone brought over personally. Absolute one in a million chance to find it.
09-11-18, 05:38 AM
Replies: 21,514
Views: 2,168,490
Posted By Cute Boy Horse

https://s22.postimg.cc/rkgso0jzl/Dmz1_Dh5_W0_AAjn-...

https://s22.postimg.cc/rkgso0jzl/Dmz1_Dh5_W0_AAjn-_E.jpg

Just found this in a dutch kringloopwinkel east of nijmegen for 40. Or rather, a friend did. I got out of bed and rode my other one there...
09-11-18, 05:33 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,623
Posted By Cute Boy Horse

That's not even remotely true and you should be...

That's not even remotely true and you should be ashamed of yourself for this terrible post.
09-09-18, 09:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 331
Posted By Cute Boy Horse

Okay I'll start Raleigh is English

Okay I'll start

Raleigh is English
09-09-18, 09:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 513
Posted By Cute Boy Horse

You won't find any info because it's too generic....

You won't find any info because it's too generic. Steel frame, bolt on seatstays, drum brakes, vaguely 1980s or early 90s.

It's just a bike. That's all you can say.
09-09-18, 08:42 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 7,854
Posted By Cute Boy Horse

Bicycle helmets are also the worst line of...

Bicycle helmets are also the worst line of defense. To be honest "bicycle helmets" don't exist, at least in Europe. They're regulated to pass a test simulating an adolescent skateboarder falling...
09-09-18, 10:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 629
Posted By Cute Boy Horse

Michelin makes the Dynamic Classic in 23mm.

Michelin makes the Dynamic Classic in 23mm.
09-09-18, 10:25 AM
Replies: 569
Views: 77,395
Posted By Cute Boy Horse

I think brown leather should be banned from bikes...

I think brown leather should be banned from bikes and brown/cream/brg gets death penalty
09-09-18, 09:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 585
Posted By Cute Boy Horse

An American in Cambodia? Jesus, I'm surprised...

An American in Cambodia? Jesus, I'm surprised they didn't make you go out picking your landmines back up.

I don't think your bank will allow your daughter to pay people with your account. They...
09-09-18, 08:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 585
Posted By Cute Boy Horse

He's probably given you an IBAN number and his...

He's probably given you an IBAN number and his name. IBAN is an international standard that all banks know what to do with, although they might not have anywhere for you to enter it on their online...
09-08-18, 07:53 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,557
Posted By Cute Boy Horse

I have bolded these parts to address them one by...

I have bolded these parts to address them one by one.

1) You are a ****sapiens, and we know how those work because science is real and exists.

2) This lifelong incorrect habit feels "natural"...
09-08-18, 12:30 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,557
Posted By Cute Boy Horse

If you're really only doing 15mph in your highest...

If you're really only doing 15mph in your highest gear you are, and I mean this as gently as possible, dramatically out of shape. You've gotten used to the idea that "riding a bike" means pushing...
09-08-18, 08:00 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 7,854
Posted By Cute Boy Horse

I agree with you here. For the rest, again,...

I agree with you here. For the rest, again, you've a separation in your mind between "politics" and "other things", and that's a fake separation. Politics is total
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