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07-25-20, 10:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,914
Posted By CMC SanDiego

Beautiful bike, yes that is a chainstay...

Beautiful bike, yes that is a chainstay protector, it just prevents any kind of chain slap from messing up the paint on the stay during shifting.
06-20-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,671
Posted By CMC SanDiego

Good looking bike, I hope you enjoy it. I guess...

Good looking bike, I hope you enjoy it. I guess it doesn't really matter what it is, as long as it provides a good ride. that powder coat will protect it, and be more durable than paint, but you...
Replies: 20
Views: 2,840
Posted By CMC SanDiego

It appears that the bike was used on an indoor...

It appears that the bike was used on an indoor trainer where someone continually dripped sweat on the top tube and never cleaned it off. It will destroy paint and even the top tube overtime, but...
10-23-18, 08:43 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 6,868
Posted By CMC SanDiego

Lugged touring bikes, amd Ive never done more...

Lugged touring bikes, amd Ive never done more than bike camping with them. My whole family now has very nice touring bike that never go touring.
Oh, and Brooks saddles.
03-03-18, 12:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,110
Posted By CMC SanDiego

Beautiful bike and if that is the 9-speed Dura...

Beautiful bike and if that is the 9-speed Dura Ace, I have found it to be amazing. I have the same set-up on my favorite ride (including the riser stem and carbon fork) and find it extremely...
12-27-17, 10:51 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,601
Posted By CMC SanDiego

That shirt is awesome. Did they design the logo,...

That shirt is awesome. Did they design the logo, or was it something already in existence?
12-27-17, 10:49 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,601
Posted By CMC SanDiego

Next to a leisurely walk i enjoy a spin on my...

Next to a leisurely walk i enjoy a spin on my tandem bicycle. It is splendid to feel the wind blowing in my face and the springy motion of my steel steed. The rapid rush through the air gives me a...
12-27-17, 02:19 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,601
Posted By CMC SanDiego

Bikes run on fat and save you money....Cars run...

Bikes run on fat and save you money....Cars run on money and make you fat.
12-23-17, 12:23 AM
Replies: 2,365
Views: 246,406
Posted By CMC SanDiego

Wadsworth has got to be a Maine Coon. He looks...

Wadsworth has got to be a Maine Coon. He looks amazing, and he probably realizes it by the way he poses.
12-23-17, 12:12 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,601
Posted By CMC SanDiego

I think it is just terrible and disgusting how...

I think it is just terrible and disgusting how everyone has treated Lance Armstrong, especially after he achieved winning seven Tour de France races while on drugs.....when I was in drugs i couldn't...
12-21-17, 11:19 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,601
Posted By CMC SanDiego

I love this one. I'm pretty sure I saw it first...

I love this one. I'm pretty sure I saw it first on C&V, but don't know who to attribute of to.

"No matter how slow you go, you are still lapping everyone on the couch!"
12-21-17, 12:25 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,601
Posted By CMC SanDiego

"I have too many bikes!" -- No Cyclist...

"I have too many bikes!" -- No Cyclist Ever
12-21-17, 12:22 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,601
Posted By CMC SanDiego

"When I was younger I asked my dad how many hills...

"When I was younger I asked my dad how many hills were left towards the end of the ride. He would reply: "It's all downhill...except for the uphill bits." -- Tom Cullen
12-19-17, 12:00 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,601
Posted By CMC SanDiego

When man invented the bicycle he reached the peak...

When man invented the bicycle he reached the peak of his attainments. Here was a machine of precision and balance for the convenience of man. And (unlike subsequent inventions for man's...
12-18-17, 11:52 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,601
Posted By CMC SanDiego

"Tired of being fat and ugly? Buy a bike and...

"Tired of being fat and ugly? Buy a bike and just be ugly!"
12-11-17, 11:51 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,601
Posted By CMC SanDiego

When I was a boy, I prayed and asked God for a...

When I was a boy, I prayed and asked God for a bicycle, but then I realized he doesn't work that way, so I stole one and asked him to forgive me. -Emo Phillips
12-11-17, 11:47 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,601
Posted By CMC SanDiego

Someone's young daughter said, "that hill was so...

Someone's young daughter said, "that hill was so steep, my legs are out of breath!"
09-18-17, 10:50 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 11,829
Posted By CMC SanDiego

I use the "Eclipse" gum canisters with the little...

I use the "Eclipse" gum canisters with the little flip up tab, they're nice because the lid is clear plastic and you. An see whats inside. They also smell like peppermint at least for awhile after I...
09-18-17, 10:27 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,679
Posted By CMC SanDiego

I think that all the time, and perhaps like me,...

I think that all the time, and perhaps like me, the people are still there and still browsing C&V on a regular basis, just not posting much.
09-18-17, 10:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,752
Posted By CMC SanDiego

For some reason I'm not seeing the image........

For some reason I'm not seeing the image..... What is it? The suspense is killing me! (I'm also interested in a Seven cycle someday)
08-19-17, 08:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,632
Posted By CMC SanDiego

Post it when you have good pictures. I started...

Post it when you have good pictures. I started my foray into road bikes with an Accordo, and although I later flipped it for something that fit better, it was the first bike i completely tore down...
06-27-17, 10:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,392
Posted By CMC SanDiego

I bought some of the VO elk hide and put it on my...

I bought some of the VO elk hide and put it on my touring bike about 6-8 years ago, and still like the look and feel, although it is fading/aging. It needs periodic proofhide treatment to keep it...
02-05-17, 11:59 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,853
Posted By CMC SanDiego

Went to church, visited with some friends who...

Went to church, visited with some friends who were also not watching the Super Bowl, helped my wife make dinner, then ate said dinner with my family and my brothers family. Then the adults chatted...
12-23-16, 12:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,111
Posted By CMC SanDiego

I love the paint job on that bike in the front. ...

I love the paint job on that bike in the front. After you get them down and cleaned up, please post some pictures of them standing wheels down, with the drive train toward the camera. Those will be...
10-29-16, 06:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,421
Posted By CMC SanDiego

I may have a couple of old saddle frames that...

I may have a couple of old saddle frames that could use re-leathering. One an old brooks and the other a Fuji Belt. That saddle is gorgeous!
10-26-16, 10:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 719
Posted By CMC SanDiego

If you go into the Holland show/fitting room they...

If you go into the Holland show/fitting room they often have frames that have been traded in on a new bike or somehow came back to the maker. Most are titanium but I've seen a couple of old steel...
10-23-16, 06:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,447
Posted By CMC SanDiego

4 or 5 years ago I purchased a box of 10-12...

4 or 5 years ago I purchased a box of 10-12 packages of NOS Suntour Stem Shifters from a bike shop that was going out of business. They are still in their original bags with white cable liner and...
08-08-16, 01:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,265
Posted By CMC SanDiego

You can't go wrong with "free", especially if the...

You can't go wrong with "free", especially if the bike is in decent condition. Congratulations!
07-21-16, 01:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,313
Posted By CMC SanDiego

I wonder how she offered to pay those who would...

I wonder how she offered to pay those who would sell the mug back...was she going credit their account if they paid with a card, or was it all cash? If she was paying back as they initially paid...
06-11-16, 10:29 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 31,430
Posted By CMC SanDiego

That photo looks like it could have been taken on...

That photo looks like it could have been taken on Mount Helix in my neck of the woods. I haven't ridden up there for years. I may do it again this week. You've inspired me.
Craig
05-07-16, 09:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,311
Posted By CMC SanDiego

You'll need to upload the photos to a web-based...

You'll need to upload the photos to a web-based photo hosting site, then link the location of the pictures to your post. That will allow the forum site to pull them in and show them in all their...
04-26-16, 10:42 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,325
Posted By CMC SanDiego

+1 I'm onboard with this completely. I visit...

+1
I'm onboard with this completely. I visit classic & vintage daily, and while I post infrequently, I'm always learning from you guys, and feel perfectly at home with your quirky personalities and...
04-24-16, 10:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,008
Posted By CMC SanDiego

I think the original poster's bike is probably an...

I think the original poster's bike is probably an 89 or 90. I bought my my first new mtn bike (a Hardrock Sport) just before Christmas in 1989, and I'm pretty sure it was an 89 model (I got a great...
04-20-16, 10:01 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 36,108
Posted By CMC SanDiego

I just finished reading "Ready Player One" and...

I just finished reading "Ready Player One" and found it very entertaining. Another that I recently re-read was "The Power of One" by Bryce Courtenay, a great book about a boy raised in South Africa...
02-22-16, 10:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,356
Posted By CMC SanDiego

That's a beautiful bike, enjoy it! Now that...

That's a beautiful bike, enjoy it!
Now that you've got the old bike bug we'll see how long you just have the one. I started with a garage sell Centurion in 2006, and now have at least a dozen...
02-21-16, 10:09 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,129
Posted By CMC SanDiego

I got two XLs in brown and am typically between L...

I got two XLs in brown and am typically between L and XL, and am no where near 6'. I don't know if I misread the sizing issues before, or if I mis-remembered what I read. Needless to say I'm...
01-26-16, 03:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,691
Posted By CMC SanDiego

I've got them set-up on 6, 7, and 8 speed...

I've got them set-up on 6, 7, and 8 speed clusters and found 8 speed to work, but had to make sure that I had the limit screws on the derailleur just right, and no slack in the cable at all on the...
12-16-15, 09:22 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,186
Posted By CMC SanDiego

I'm glad to hear he's getting better, and...

I'm glad to hear he's getting better, and especially that he's able to get back on a bike.
11-18-15, 09:20 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 12,310
Posted By CMC SanDiego

+1 Make mine with French Vanilla ice...

+1
Make mine with French Vanilla ice cream....which I'm told by the French doesn't really exist since vanilla is from Vietnam. I'm betting that Vietnam Vanilla ice cream probably couldn't be...
11-09-15, 11:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,502
Posted By CMC SanDiego

That could be an issue for you, while I never...

That could be an issue for you, while I never experienced numbness in my hands, I've put wider bars on the older bikes that had the most narrow. Now I feel like I'm less compressed and actually...
11-09-15, 12:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,414
Posted By CMC SanDiego

That stem/shifter configuration is much better. ...

That stem/shifter configuration is much better. It looks like you did a great job! That's a campus bike that someone will get some good use out of.
11-08-15, 11:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,502
Posted By CMC SanDiego

I've used some of the gel padding into the past...

I've used some of the gel padding into the past and it works well, but I've found that using an old piece of the cork wrap that I'm removing (and just taping it on top of the bar in my favorite hand...
11-02-15, 07:49 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 25,504
Posted By CMC SanDiego

Careful analysis of that study and the actual...

Careful analysis of that study and the actual rate of colon cancer in the population says that you go from a 4.8 percent chance of getting it, to a whopping 5.7 percent chance. If the WHO and...
10-31-15, 10:17 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 40,235
Posted By CMC SanDiego

That is a beautiful bike! I think I'll be...

That is a beautiful bike! I think I'll be looking more closely at Velo Orange's offerings.
10-04-15, 09:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,454
Posted By CMC SanDiego

That's a keeper for sure. I've always thought...

That's a keeper for sure. I've always thought mixte frames are classy and have never seen one built as a mtn. bike. I doubt there are too many in existence.
09-27-15, 12:29 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,528
Posted By CMC SanDiego

In southern Utah near where I grew up, there is a...

In southern Utah near where I grew up, there is a small town named Hurricane, but of course the inhabitants pronounce it "Herr-ican". They also eat their "carn" with "farks".
08-31-15, 10:53 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 29,028
Posted By CMC SanDiego

this is one of my favorite pictures ever. Just...

this is one of my favorite pictures ever. Just look at the joy on the boy's face!
08-28-15, 11:07 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,225
Posted By CMC SanDiego

I recently needed a fork steer tube cut down and...

I recently needed a fork steer tube cut down and threaded, and Joe Bell was the only local I could find with the tools to do the work. He is a very nice guy and when I was dropping off and picking...
08-23-15, 09:31 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,850
Posted By CMC SanDiego

This is my 1971 SuperCourse that I built as part...

This is my 1971 SuperCourse that I built as part of the VeloCheapo contest several years ago. I went overboard using powdercoat, new decals, and newer components... which wasn't cheap, so of course...
08-23-15, 09:10 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,850
Posted By CMC SanDiego

John E, I currently work at the top of Lusk Blvd...

John E, I currently work at the top of Lusk Blvd (on Wateridge Circle) and keep a bike at work for lunchtime rides. I hate climbing up that hill, and can count on both hands the times I that I went...
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