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07-19-20, 04:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 302
Posted By PedalingWalrus

Two big hooks in the ceiling of the basement....

Two big hooks in the ceiling of the basement. Hang it by the wheels upside down.
07-17-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 925
Posted By MattTheHat

Personally, I'd sell the bike to someone who...

Personally, I'd sell the bike to someone who could ride it and split the profit with the widow. You kind of held her up at $800. I hope you at least wore a mask. :twitchy:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 10,324
Posted By caloso

WTAF. Do not put your hand on another rider....

WTAF.

Do not put your hand on another rider. I can't believe this needs to be said.
07-12-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,286
Posted By Lazyass

What the hell is all this Wabi bashing? Here...

What the hell is all this Wabi bashing?

Here is my experience:

I ordered a Special last year on Black Friday. Free Sub-15 wheels, Deluxe freewheel (as good as WI in my opinion and they should...
Forum: Touring
07-02-20, 06:27 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,063
Posted By mbusky

I looked at the LHT for a few years and the TREK...

I looked at the LHT for a few years and the TREK 520 also, but when it came time to buy I went with REI's CO-OP ADV1.1 at ONLY $1189.00 with racks,
Steel Frame Double-butted chromoly steel, Fork...
06-30-20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,721
Posted By jim_pridx

Not to be hijacking this thread, but I did the...

Not to be hijacking this thread, but I did the Gates belt upgrade last night along with a test ride today, and it's definitely a nice conversion for this bike. It just turns out that my center to...
06-30-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 529
Posted By CaliTexan

We had the stoker compartment frame bag custom...

We had the stoker compartment frame bag custom made; the others were off-the shelf. They give a lot of flexibility for 2-3 day trips.
...
06-29-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,652
Posted By iab

Nope. Pass on it. You won't ride it.

Nope. Pass on it. You won't ride it.
06-28-20, 08:18 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,721
Posted By fooferdoggie

our Gepida e tandem. we spent our stimulus money...

our Gepida e tandem. we spent our stimulus money on it. neither one of us drive and we did not want to ride public transportation so this worked we ride every day now after my commute. and yes we get...
06-23-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,721
Posted By Paul J

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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This is our 5th tandem which was purchased from Tandems East. It is a...
06-20-20, 07:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By JaccoW

Velocipedum...

Velocipedum (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMsnlkpc0guToHipklmUmQQ)
MonkeyShred (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0a5ay9sFbhx8l8WoHyogKQ)

Non-C&V but still interesting:

Not just bikes...
06-18-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 536
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

The only other internet place I really frequent...

The only other internet place I really frequent these days is Paceline and I will occasionally refer folks who are trying to sell C+V parts or need info on older bikes. Otherwise I view this place as...
06-17-20, 10:48 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,721
Posted By MikeAndJean

This is a our current tandem. We set it up last...

This is a our current tandem. We set it up last year and have been riding it for over a year now.
...
06-17-20, 06:53 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,721
Posted By flangehead

Moots Tandem

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I bought it used. Early 90s.
06-09-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 827
Posted By nlerner

Ah, good to know that I won’t get it mixed up...

Ah, good to know that I won’t get it mixed up with the mason jars of urine I keep stored in the basement.
Replies: 22
Views: 927
Posted By RiA59

We're donating to the Blind Stoker's Club of San...

We're donating to the Blind Stoker's Club of San Diego.
Replies: 22
Views: 927
Posted By RiA59

I don't think I'll get anywhere near what this is...

I don't think I'll get anywhere near what this is worth, so my wife and I are going to donate it to a blind cycling organization.

Does anyone know of one that is in need? I'm presently reviewing...
05-22-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 11,059
Posted By cudak888

It's got 650B's and upright bars. Fight me. ...

It's got 650B's and upright bars. Fight me.

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x1125/p1022505_008_7f671f04474ced92fccc3225105e5a7fa18bb06f.jpg

-Kurt
05-20-20, 08:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 935
Posted By ntoren

Super sharp!

Super sharp!
05-19-20, 02:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 461
Posted By Too Old

Full hand squeeze and I been rock climbing for...

Full hand squeeze and I been rock climbing for years. It's why I am bothering with this.
05-12-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 739
Posted By mechanicmatt

Being kind is not idiotic, it's what we all...

Being kind is not idiotic, it's what we all should do. That's how it's all supposed to work.
05-07-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 22,542
Posted By iab

I'm going to have to go with Steve Brooks on...

I'm going to have to go with Steve Brooks on Ponder, 1949 Kentucky Derby winner.
...
05-05-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,176
Posted By fooferdoggie

our new tandem it is a huge learning experience.

my blind wife and I used our stimulus checks to help pay for a tandem. since public transportation is so limited now we can get around again. she has not ridden a bike in 30 years and is wobbly and...
05-03-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 465
Posted By gugie

I think I've lost track at the number of frames...

I think I've lost track at the number of frames I've spread from 120-130mm, never had an issue. I've seen on this forum once or twice where a brake bridge failed, but I'm fairly certain that's due to...
04-22-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,511
Posted By microcord

Way, wayback

Is there much wrong with the Wayback Machine scrape of 9 May 2019 (http://web.archive.org/web/20190509053836/http://www.mytenspeeds.com/My_TenSpeeds_1/FREE_SITE_1/FREE_SITE_INTRODUCTION.htm)?
04-20-20, 10:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,408
Posted By jackbombay

To clarify, he is selling one tires.

To clarify, he is selling one tires.
04-20-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,263
Posted By TiHabanero

I doubt the mechanic is trying to rip you off. I...

I doubt the mechanic is trying to rip you off. I will point out one major mistake he made and that was to not fully inspect the bike in front of you before working on it. We learned this many years...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-20, 08:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,054
Posted By atwl77

I remember DCRainMaker doing some noise...

I remember DCRainMaker doing some noise comparisons in some of his videos.

Also to the OP, consider a trainer mat. They're not just for absorbing sweat and protecting your floor, but also to help...
Replies: 37
Views: 3,973
Posted By GadgetGirlIL

Got my century for March in by doing a 200K...

Got my century for March in by doing a 200K brevet in Tennessee last weekend (3/21). It was a brevet of one since everyone else backed out due to COVID-19 concerns. Honestly, I felt safer out in the...
03-13-20, 09:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 399
Posted By -holiday76

a wise man once said , "if things were different,...

a wise man once said , "if things were different, they would be different."
02-24-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,758
Posted By joeruge

Well, one answer is that Co-Motion 'specifies' a...

Well, one answer is that Co-Motion 'specifies' a particular carbon seatpost and not some random piece of crap that comes from China, which some guy who might want to save a few bucks as well as a few...
02-19-20, 08:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,758
Posted By merlinextraligh

It’s fine

It’s fine
02-08-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 38,221
Posted By Velognome

Nice bikes on the this thread. He's some "old...

Nice bikes on the this thread. He's some "old School"
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Sturmey s3x ...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,441
Posted By mgopack42

I say buy what you like and can afford... chances...

I say buy what you like and can afford... chances are you wont notice any difference. ride what makes you feel good or cool or happy!
01-21-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,011
Posted By BlazingPedals

There were witnesses and eventually the truth...

There were witnesses and eventually the truth came out. The point being, unless there ARE witnesses, the driver will ALWAYS claim the cyclist swerved into his/her path, and unless the right questions...
01-14-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,011
Posted By Biker395

I’m so sorry. Determining fault one way or the...

I’m so sorry. Determining fault one way or the other doesn’t bring him back or make it any better. And the problem with crashes like this with only one witness is that we’ll probably never know.
...
01-11-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 17,665
Posted By non-fixie

It's been more than five years since my previous...

It's been more than five years since my previous post in this thread, and I just realized that I still don't quite know what "all-round" means. But this bike has been my main companion for the past...
01-02-20, 06:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,037
Posted By gugie

57cm Gugificazione 650b conversion

Update: SOLD!

Selling for $650 - that's $1 a b, folks!

Started life as an early 70's Fuji Finest back when Fuji was copying french geometry - it's a natural low trail bike.

First, the size:...
12-27-19, 08:56 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,850
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Mad Max commutes Beyond Thunderdome!

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/9d3a5d2e_16cd_476d_9f5f_c17b892867eb_7bc652e2ea2a8fc726c4f44958cb1c16230be6b9.jpeg...
12-24-19, 08:35 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 8,898
Posted By OldsCOOL

So my wife and a very special friend arranged to...

So my wife and a very special friend arranged to have this bike under the tree for me tonight. I am still in a state of shock. I had all but written off the thought of getting this bike.

Fully...
12-09-19, 12:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,256
Posted By T-Mar

TenGrainbread is correct, it's a Giant...

TenGrainbread is correct, it's a Giant manufactured frame. Specifically, July 1984. Though I have no records of Giant having contract manufactured for Salsa, the brand does date back to 1981, so I...
11-20-19, 05:21 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,414
Posted By xiaoman1

It is extremely gratifying and quite rare to see...

It is extremely gratifying and quite rare to see someone extend their hand in order to help another reach the first rung of the ladder.
KUDOS to Cudak.
Best, Ben
11-04-19, 08:47 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,828
Posted By MauriceMoss

Nice find, wschellen. Looks like a nice, well...

Nice find, wschellen. Looks like a nice, well made frame.


I suppose it could be a Urago product but I haven’t come across one that has matching features. Also, as juvela pointed out w/r to their...
11-03-19, 08:52 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 14,091
Posted By janheine

Congratulations! This is a super-cool tandem. It...

Congratulations! This is a super-cool tandem. It seems to be roughly the same vintage as ours, which dates from 1947.

I can add a few things: The serial numbers changed in 1950. So yes, '11' could...
11-02-19, 10:39 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 14,091
Posted By scarlson

Mid-'40s René Herse tandem

So I finally did it. I went on Ebay and put too much money where my mouth was, to get something I've always wanted.

It is a mid-'40s René Herse tandem. It is in pretty rough shape. I really don't...
10-31-19, 10:23 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 13,354
Posted By gugie

Teenage girls driving by me and a buddy in a...

Teenage girls driving by me and a buddy in a convertible car on San Ramon Valley Blvd in Danville, California: "F*****s!"

We saw them slow down to pull into the local high school, so we stood up,...
09-15-19, 12:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,368
Posted By Doug Fattic

As a frame builder I've learned that the stated...

As a frame builder I've learned that the stated specs on any tube and their actual measurements are often different. In the old days when using Columbus SL was a popular choice, I would weigh each...
09-13-19, 07:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,658
Posted By gugie

Please post pix of the entire frame. Close ups of...

Please post pix of the entire frame. Close ups of various features without relationship to the rest of the bike are somehow confusing to many of us.
08-28-19, 03:35 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 77,558
Posted By ClayH

Nice Burley Bossa Nova ...

Nice Burley Bossa Nova

https://www.ebay.com/itm/233321029987?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649

...
08-19-19, 06:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,826
Posted By t_e_r_r_y

actually, what happens is your legs will rip off...

actually, what happens is your legs will rip off and spin around like crazy arms, slapping the road and your torso for as long as you can hold on. true story, i've seen it happen.
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