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07-28-22, 06:39 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,018
Posted By FBOATSB

Those frames are pretty and all, but to me the...

Those frames are pretty and all, but to me the filleting is over done and they look like carbon frames made of steel and brass.
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Forum: Commuting
07-21-22, 07:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 493
Posted By FBOATSB

Bravo! One thing - you better polish off those...

Bravo! One thing - you better polish off those sharpie marks before a field engineer sees them and rejects the whole thing. (It's a nuke thing):lol:
07-17-22, 12:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 734
Posted By FBOATSB

Have you seen this thread? ...

Have you seen this thread?
https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/834372-ultimate-27-tire-reference-thread.html
I think every 27" tire sold in the last ten years has been listed there.
07-16-22, 07:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 751
Posted By FBOATSB

I've had three so far, and about due for another....

I've had three so far, and about due for another. The Doc has always given me 8 1/2 X 11 print outs of screen shots from a video of any pertinent images. I've had polyps snipped in the first one, if...
Forum: Foo
07-04-22, 10:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 250
Posted By FBOATSB

Form a relationship with an Orthopedic/sports...

Form a relationship with an Orthopedic/sports clinic and start budgeting for knee replacement.
Forum: Foo
07-01-22, 04:40 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,561
Posted By FBOATSB

My phone can do all that stuff too through wifi...

My phone can do all that stuff too through wifi or mobile data but I guess I should have qualified the sitting on my ass part to include sitting on our front porch or sitting on our indoor recumbent...
Forum: Foo
06-30-22, 03:27 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,561
Posted By FBOATSB

I got my first desktop computer sometime between...

I got my first desktop computer sometime between '98 and 2000 for the sole purpose of typing and printing documents at home instead of at work. I rarely use our current one now as I can just as...
06-30-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 1,991
Posted By FBOATSB

Two correct methods according to Grant Peterson. ...

Two correct methods according to Grant Peterson.
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06-29-22, 06:22 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,799
Posted By FBOATSB

Well I guess I will see you in Hell then because...

Well I guess I will see you in Hell then because just seeing an grown adult on a small BMX bike is funny to me. He probably just leaned a little too far forward.

I went down one time since...
06-27-22, 08:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 824
Posted By FBOATSB

Our Podiatrist preaches shoes at all times, even...

Our Podiatrist preaches shoes at all times, even indoors. I have to somewhat agree after stepping on lego "cat toys" on a hardwood floor in the dark. But I compromise with Crocs.
Forum: Foo
06-26-22, 04:19 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 6,256
Posted By FBOATSB

Nothing would surprise me and my next car is...

Nothing would surprise me and my next car is going to be electric.
06-26-22, 04:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 824
Posted By FBOATSB

I had a bout of Plantar Fasciitis a good 20ish...

I had a bout of Plantar Fasciitis a good 20ish years ago. It took a couple years to cure it. You need to find a Podiatrist. If it gets so bad that you feel like you have a nail driven into your heel...
Forum: Foo
06-26-22, 02:02 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 6,256
Posted By FBOATSB

And you can add brake dust and even dust from...

And you can add brake dust and even dust from abrasion of the actual road surface into all that lung pollution.


ETA: These lung insults are not gonna end with electric cars either.
06-26-22, 11:05 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 30,692
Posted By FBOATSB

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Forum: Foo
06-25-22, 02:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By FBOATSB

FOO requires concentration and situational...

FOO requires concentration and situational awareness. Don't let your guard down.
Forum: Foo
06-22-22, 12:46 PM
Replies: 8,255
Views: 1,739,986
Posted By FBOATSB

Sure. Saw the logo straight away, meh. All...

Sure. Saw the logo straight away, meh.

All I'm interested in personally is the powder blue and orange with the dark blue hairline border between the two that perfectly complement each other and...
Forum: Foo
06-20-22, 09:24 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,832
Posted By FBOATSB

Point Nemo

The trash dump for NASA and other space agencies.
https://interestingengineering.com/point-nemo-farthest-point-land
06-19-22, 10:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By FBOATSB

No clue. Maybe forum members that ride together...

No clue. Maybe forum members that ride together in groups, social gatherings and such like the other social media. Maybe someone that actually uses that friends list will chime in here....
Forum: Foo
06-16-22, 02:50 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,564
Posted By FBOATSB

Full disclosure: A crappy pic from a crappy point...

Full disclosure: A crappy pic from a crappy point and click taken through the back window. So as not wake up the red fox who had a habit of catching some ZZZs in my back yard for a couple seasons....
06-13-22, 07:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 153
Posted By FBOATSB

If you can't push it out from the inside I...

If you can't push it out from the inside I wouldn't even try (likely brittle) unless you have already sourced a replacement. Without googling, I would think BB cable guides are EZ to get. Frame IDs...
06-12-22, 12:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 368
Posted By FBOATSB

Your gallery:...

Your gallery: https://www.bikeforums.net/g/album/25293996.
Take some good close ups of the headbadge and any graphics on the frame and chain guard, etc. Many municipalities required registration...
06-12-22, 11:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 368
Posted By FBOATSB

Your user profile has a six digit number that...

Your user profile has a six digit number that also corresponds to your gallery.
06-12-22, 11:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 368
Posted By FBOATSB

Even if you just attempt to post pics they are...

Even if you just attempt to post pics they are automatically captured by the bikeforums overlords and put in your personal Gallery (https://www.bikeforums.net/g/album/25293996). Where we can see...
06-12-22, 11:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 368
Posted By FBOATSB

Welcome! Pic assist:...

Welcome! Pic assist:...
06-09-22, 11:45 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,937
Posted By FBOATSB

OP, I always figured the easiest and quickest way...

OP, I always figured the easiest and quickest way to find out what the market will bear for such a rare gem would be to just throw it up on ebay and see what happens. That is what you're in business...
06-09-22, 11:26 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,937
Posted By FBOATSB

∆∆∆∆∆∆∆ This, from the OP, in my opinion, is...

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This, from the OP, in my opinion, is thanks enough and more than you usually get on these types of threads. Carry on:thumb:
06-08-22, 09:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 537
Posted By FBOATSB

No, but it just makes sense. Looking at the FAQs...

No, but it just makes sense. Looking at the FAQs on a few websites, which I'm sure you've done, I would buy a pair. But I haven't gone swimming since the "Olden Days™" of cut off jeans and commando...
Forum: Foo
06-07-22, 07:56 AM
Replies: 9,800
Views: 1,571,726
Posted By FBOATSB

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Forum: Foo
06-07-22, 07:41 AM
Replies: 9,800
Views: 1,571,726
Posted By FBOATSB

It's a CO2 fire extinguisher. ...

It's a CO2 fire extinguisher.

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06-06-22, 04:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,275
Posted By FBOATSB

You posted your question in the subforum that is...

You posted your question in the subforum that is called:"Foo" "Light hearted off-topic chit chat with no general subject."Which is sorta what you got.
To contact a Moderator, post your question...
Replies: 5
Views: 185
Posted By FBOATSB

I'd offer $30 just to scavenge bits off it.

I'd offer $30 just to scavenge bits off it.
06-04-22, 01:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 797
Posted By FBOATSB

Hi Nubra, according to my book, JF is for...

Hi Nubra, according to my book, JF is for September, 1970, for when the frame was made.
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06-04-22, 08:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,046
Posted By FBOATSB

Video spam, stoner spam, against forum rules....

Video spam, stoner spam, against forum rules. Some get away with it for a short time.
06-04-22, 07:34 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,609
Posted By FBOATSB

Bendopolo , Typing as scientifically as possible...

Bendopolo , Typing as scientifically as possible with only an innerweb degree in fluid dynamics, I would say that if the bus sped past you fast enough for you to hear the mirror, it was pushing a...
Forum: Foo
06-02-22, 12:32 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 6,256
Posted By FBOATSB

You might be surprised. Just look for some places...

You might be surprised. Just look for some places that service fleet accounts who need get fuel 24/7. In my case, this is where the Cops and the FD can get fuel anytime day or night.
05-28-22, 09:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 623
Posted By FBOATSB

To me it looks like aluminum corrosion from the...

To me it looks like aluminum corrosion from the riv-nut. Looks exactly like the corrosion around the bottle bosses on the down tube. Have you considered scrubbing it off with a soapy tooth brush?
Forum: Foo
05-27-22, 07:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 966
Posted By FBOATSB

Years ago a lady down the street came over for...

Years ago a lady down the street came over for some kitchen related reason, I don't recall. (Possibly fudge). She never had pets and didn't want any. When we got to the kitchen, quite naturally one...
Forum: Introductions
05-27-22, 04:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 963
Posted By FBOATSB

Welcome aboard! Once you get your password thing...

Welcome aboard! Once you get your password thing straightened out, just look up and to the left to the "gallery" button. Click that then click "my pictures" and load up pictures and we can see them....
Forum: Foo
05-26-22, 06:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 585
Posted By FBOATSB

I always thought Aerosmith was just a cheap...

I always thought Aerosmith was just a cheap Stones cover band with a clownish avatar combination of Jagger and Richards as a front man. Come at me bruh:50:
Forum: Foo
05-24-22, 01:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 585
Posted By FBOATSB

YEAH! I went to a real Aerosmith concert in the...

YEAH! I went to a real Aerosmith concert in the '70s. Never bought their records but that's the one the girl friend wanted to go to. It was worth it.
Forum: Foo
05-24-22, 07:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 499
Posted By FBOATSB

Dam straight. What you describe is all fun and...

Dam straight. What you describe is all fun and games til you can't breath.
The worst part, the durn kids across the street I've been yelling at to get off my lawn are now mowing my lawn.
Forum: Foo
05-23-22, 11:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 796
Posted By FBOATSB

Location is everything, it seems. Many years ago,...

Location is everything, it seems. Many years ago, before I was educated about keeping tree limbs cut back directly over my roof, a raccoon chewed through a roof vent and took up residence in my attic...
05-16-22, 09:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,373
Posted By FBOATSB

If anyone has seen the absolute carpet bombing of...

If anyone has seen the absolute carpet bombing of spam/scam bots that used to happen here you might cut the forums some slack. For information, the OP above has pictures in his gallery as we speak...
05-16-22, 09:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 819
Posted By FBOATSB

I'm glad nobody yet has mentioned "shaking it...

I'm glad nobody yet has mentioned "shaking it out". Terrible advice.
In my experience most hand numbness is caused by inflammation of the nerve tunnels. Carpal, Ulna, all the way up to your C-spine...
05-15-22, 10:48 AM
Replies: 3,092
Views: 349,895
Posted By FBOATSB

Fresh laundry for the win. One of my cats was...

Fresh laundry for the win.
One of my cats was discovered multiple times sleeping in the dirty clothes hamper in the bathroom closet.
05-15-22, 10:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 329
Posted By FBOATSB

Tic...tic...tic... ...

Tic...tic...tic...
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/474x355/th_1__4e9867536a1d33212e4588f2b7fc16d97f186c17.jpeg
I tried the computer thing, couldn't get into it.:50:
05-14-22, 03:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,740
Posted By FBOATSB

TLDNR; Seems harmless enough, however the entity...

TLDNR; Seems harmless enough, however the entity that is deko is treading a fine line based on their post in the introductions forum:innocent:
Forum: Foo
05-14-22, 02:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,042
Posted By FBOATSB

They had to go into their own chicken ranch...

They had to go into their own chicken ranch businesses/growing operations just to keep up with demand for rotisserie chickens (not recommended). They sell millions of 'em exactly the same size/weight.
05-12-22, 11:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 571
Posted By FBOATSB

In my 2˘ worth of experience, with respect to...

In my 2˘ worth of experience, with respect to rhythmic clicking or ticking, would be to lubricate any metal to metal interfaces of the saddle/pillar including rivets....
05-10-22, 10:35 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 7,937
Posted By FBOATSB

The first and only time I yelled at a cyclist at...

The first and only time I yelled at a cyclist at the top of my lungs I was driving up a hill leading up out of town. Very steep, zero shoulder, many tight blind curves, AKA suicidal. Came up on a...
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