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01-28-19, 10:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,632
Posted By jockotobling

I worked, and as usual, I rode my old Novara...

I worked, and as usual, I rode my old Novara Trionfo that I got about 6 months ago as a frame with brakes ( with straight bars & 9 speed drivetrain).

I thought about how far we have come, and how...
12-24-18, 05:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,081
Posted By jockotobling

So many lovely shades of gray! I love gray!!

So many lovely shades of gray! I love gray!!
10-15-18, 01:16 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 5,957
Posted By jockotobling

Bikes are FUN!!!

I love bikes. It is fun to build them up. Not so much fun doing maintenance, for me. I do like the look of modern bikes too, but the old ones are readily and cheaply available at garage sales and...
10-10-18, 04:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,843
Posted By jockotobling

It looks like he knew what he wanted make of...

It looks like he knew what he wanted make of it!!! That is pretty impressive.
09-16-18, 09:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,696
Posted By jockotobling

What material is used in the shirt? Love the...

What material is used in the shirt? Love the design!
08-07-18, 09:34 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,714
Posted By jockotobling

Yum, purple bikes. I have a '96 Trek 7000 in...

Yum, purple bikes. I have a '96 Trek 7000 in flat metallic purple, and a Soma double cross in "Midnight Silver" (light flat metallic purple).
I am too lazy to go out to the garage and photo them,...
08-07-18, 09:30 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 5,515
Posted By jockotobling

This thread is too long, so I'm going to make it...

This thread is too long, so I'm going to make it longer. I want to look at the purple bike, so see ya!!!
02-11-18, 10:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,348
Posted By jockotobling

Do you have the toothed washer for the DA headset?

Do you have the toothed washer for the DA headset?
11-28-17, 09:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 687
Posted By jockotobling

They are on Craigslist from time to time fairly...

They are on Craigslist from time to time fairly often.
Forum: For Sale
11-08-17, 08:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,533
Posted By jockotobling

That's a beauty! It should be in the Classic &...

That's a beauty! It should be in the Classic & Vintage classifieds for the many appreciative eyes there.
09-26-17, 09:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 771
Posted By jockotobling

PM me regarding the shifters, thanks.

PM me regarding the shifters, thanks.
07-15-17, 11:09 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,128
Posted By jockotobling

That's some crazy ass ****!!! Love each and every...

That's some crazy ass ****!!! Love each and every one! I want to ride them ; that would be fun and exciting.
07-05-17, 09:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 744
Posted By jockotobling

PM sent

PM sent
06-02-17, 11:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,202
Posted By jockotobling

I like front brakes when riding on the street. ...

I like front brakes when riding on the street. They look okay to me. That's called accessorizing your bike. That's what hot rodders do!
06-02-17, 11:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,751
Posted By jockotobling

I love bikes, and I love shiny things. Oh well,...

I love bikes, and I love shiny things. Oh well, I ride bikes closer to 21", and live a couple of thousand miles away. Let me know if you have a chrome frame in my size that you are willing to ship!...
01-27-17, 11:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 876
Posted By jockotobling

Put a motorcycle helmet visor on it, and look...

Put a motorcycle helmet visor on it, and look even cooler while shading your eyes.
10-21-16, 06:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,554
Posted By jockotobling

I like pix! I wanna see PIX! It's too much...

I like pix! I wanna see PIX! It's too much trouble to PM for pretty pix.
01-27-16, 12:24 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,339
Posted By jockotobling

I got my bag. I am a happy guy. Put it on my...

I got my bag. I am a happy guy. Put it on my old RB-1 for my tools. Now I can fit more stuff in my smallish handlebar bag while on errands. The material and build quality is great. I can...
04-24-15, 11:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,208
Posted By jockotobling

It reminds me of the Irish Mail I had as a kid,...

It reminds me of the Irish Mail I had as a kid, and looks like it is just as much fun!
02-01-14, 10:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,275
Posted By jockotobling

Ambitious and clever work for a first effort. I...

Ambitious and clever work for a first effort. I like your idea of using a sculpture to admire rather than a ridable bike.
08-02-13, 10:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,040
Posted By jockotobling

I did a Google search "steampunk bicycle", and...

I did a Google search "steampunk bicycle", and got a bunch of cool pix
08-02-13, 10:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,925
Posted By jockotobling

I'd like to see a close up of how that crank is...

I'd like to see a close up of how that crank is set up. I like the crazy stuff people dream up.
08-02-13, 10:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 12,610
Posted By jockotobling

Please post some pix of the guts of this thing!

Please post some pix of the guts of this thing!
06-03-13, 10:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,176
Posted By jockotobling

I like it.

I like it.
04-23-12, 02:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 27,424
Posted By jockotobling

You mean PENIS?

You mean PENIS?
01-29-12, 08:08 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 15,618
Posted By jockotobling

I like the VISP (VIP with a lisp?). I'm not to...

I like the VISP (VIP with a lisp?). I'm not to happy with the curved seat tube, tribal decals are okay. Don't punch me in the face, or I'll give you such a pinch. Maybe I will buy one-hmm, black...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-01-11, 11:03 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 51,743
Posted By jockotobling

I like the bike without fenders. Fenders tend to...

I like the bike without fenders. Fenders tend to rattle and such. I live in San Diego County, and we are usually experiencing drought conditions. Rainy days are for relaxing in front of the fire...
07-01-11, 12:22 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,922
Posted By jockotobling

I've only had one serious encounter with a dog. ...

I've only had one serious encounter with a dog. I was walking in my neighborhood about 17 years ago. A man was talking with his neighbor on his driveway with his dog, some kind of large bird dog,...
07-01-11, 12:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,288
Posted By jockotobling

Just don't hit that owl with the Shimano sandals,...

Just don't hit that owl with the Shimano sandals, or that beak will peel back your flesh like a can opener on an aluminum can. I didn't even know there were such things as biking sandals. I wear...
07-01-11, 12:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,991
Posted By jockotobling

I don't know how many calories I eat or burn. I...

I don't know how many calories I eat or burn. I do know that biking keeps me from getting too fat. I had pizza for lunch and chili (turkey-very spicy) for dinner, and pie for dessert and breakfast....
07-01-11, 12:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 660
Posted By jockotobling

I had the mother-in-law from Hell. She died from...

I had the mother-in-law from Hell. She died from breast cancer, and no one cried at her funeral except for the mentally deficient young man who worked with her at K-mart. She was mean, and smoked...
06-30-11, 11:58 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 6,463
Posted By jockotobling

I wear mountain bike shorts because I have some...

I wear mountain bike shorts because I have some left over from when I use to mountain bike. I also wear them because I'm not ready to go to lycra. What the hell, go for it.
06-30-11, 11:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,347
Posted By jockotobling

I've been pleased with the Nashbar products that...

I've been pleased with the Nashbar products that I have used over the years. They offer good value.
06-30-11, 11:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 517
Posted By jockotobling

Too bad, and a pity. I will still go helmetless....

Too bad, and a pity. I will still go helmetless. I don't like the way they feel-horrible. I know, I know, a smashed head feels worse. I will try to be vigilant though.
06-30-11, 11:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 431
Posted By jockotobling

Yeah, welcome. Have fun, but don't do anything...

Yeah, welcome. Have fun, but don't do anything too crazy.
06-30-11, 11:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,370
Posted By jockotobling

I am 60, and still oversexed. I don't think the...

I am 60, and still oversexed. I don't think the biking has hurt me at all, but who really knows. I will keep biking because I get to do more of that than sex.
06-30-11, 11:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 655
Posted By jockotobling

I'm 60, and feel pretty good. I can ride. My...

I'm 60, and feel pretty good. I can ride. My urine stream has slowed down a bit since my youth, but stream it still does. My back has been hurting since I was 18 when I lifted several 50 pound...
06-30-11, 11:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,318
Posted By jockotobling

Clean and regrease everything.

Clean and regrease everything.
06-30-11, 11:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,279
Posted By jockotobling

That looks good. I'll have to keep my eyes open...

That looks good. I'll have to keep my eyes open for some bags at the gun show. They have a lot of military surplus stuff there.
06-30-11, 11:08 PM
06-30-11, 11:06 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,856
Posted By jockotobling

Ha,ha, ha,ha,ah, funny story. I feel better...

Ha,ha, ha,ha,ah, funny story. I feel better about driving 50 miles down to San Diego to pay $50 for a cheap rip off of the Nishiki Alien. It looked to be in decent condition, and was, but I should...
06-30-11, 10:49 PM
Replies: 17,410
Views: 2,665,728
Posted By jockotobling

I like it.

I like it.
Forum: Commuting
06-30-11, 09:40 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 9,509
Posted By jockotobling

I don't wear a helmet. I don't like things on my...

I don't wear a helmet. I don't like things on my head like hats and helmets. I don't intend to ever wear a helmet on the bicycle. If you are in California, and it ever comes up for a vote, vote to...
Forum: Commuting
06-30-11, 09:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,370
Posted By jockotobling

Lots of good advice there. Some days I like to...

Lots of good advice there. Some days I like to mix it up with traffic. On other days I prefer the quiet of the longer residential streets.
Forum: Commuting
06-30-11, 09:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,163
Posted By jockotobling

I got a Brooks B-17 at my LBS for about $60 or...

I got a Brooks B-17 at my LBS for about $60 or $65. I am happy with it. I also have an used Ideale that is in very good condition I got for about $75 that is good too. Those old timey sort of...
Forum: Commuting
06-30-11, 09:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 383
Posted By jockotobling

Good for you. I have been walking to work since...

Good for you. I have been walking to work since I work about 0.9 mile from work, and think that it is too close to take a bike. There is also no good place to put the bike when I get to work. I...
06-30-11, 09:12 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 18,476
Posted By jockotobling

I didn't get to ride today, but I did spend some...

I didn't get to ride today, but I did spend some time hanging out at the bike shop for awhile. I also got to work on one of my bikes. I am hoping to get a ride in after work tomorrow. Ain't the...
06-30-11, 09:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 526
Posted By jockotobling

I use flat bars because I feel more comfortable...

I use flat bars because I feel more comfortable with them since my wrists suffered bad sprains in a motorcycle accident back in 1977. I gave up on drop bars when I realized that I almost never used...
06-30-11, 08:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,461
Posted By jockotobling

Nicccce. I like white bikes.

Nicccce. I like white bikes.
06-30-11, 08:50 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,465
Posted By jockotobling

Life is more fun when you come out okay on the...

Life is more fun when you come out okay on the other side of some risky occurrence. I like riding bicycles and motorcycles. I may get mine someday, but at least until then, I will keep on riding.
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