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Forum: Commuting
09-22-22, 01:57 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,149
Posted By StarBiker

^ The average commute is 27 Minutes. A lot of...

^
The average commute is 27 Minutes. A lot of folks do need to drive.
09-05-22, 09:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 288
Posted By StarBiker

REI gives members one year return policy. Plus a...

REI gives members one year return policy. Plus a 10% dividend a year later.

That's $64 dollars towards something else as long as you keep the Saris.
Forum: Touring
08-30-22, 10:48 AM
Replies: 1,803
Views: 348,012
Posted By StarBiker

Reminds me of my favorite film. El Espíritu De La...

Reminds me of my favorite film. El Espíritu De La Colmena (The Spirit Of The Beehive)
Forum: Touring
08-25-22, 11:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 683
Posted By StarBiker

I like the frame geometry on that bike. Nice bike.

I like the frame geometry on that bike. Nice bike.
08-17-22, 10:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 709
Posted By StarBiker

Well I put Kool Stop pads, and 700 x 38 Serfas...

Well I put Kool Stop pads, and 700 x 38 Serfas on. I should have went with bigger tires but the Sefas Vidas were just under $57 with Serfas Tubes. Everything else was almost $40 more without tubes....
08-09-22, 02:12 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 67,746
Posted By StarBiker

Not as big, but the exact bike I had paid $20 for...

Not as big, but the exact bike I had paid $20 for in a thrift and flipped. I should have kept that bike!
08-07-22, 02:34 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 52,114
Posted By StarBiker

Very nice looking, and nicely set up Diamond Back.

Very nice looking, and nicely set up Diamond Back.
07-31-22, 02:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 709
Posted By StarBiker

Giant Innova Cross Mid 90's?

I hadn't picked up a bike on the fly in a while, picked this up this week, cleaned it up, took pics to put it up for a flip, road it around the block and just about changed my mind. Immediately...
Forum: Touring
06-12-22, 09:34 AM
Replies: 1,803
Views: 348,012
Posted By StarBiker

Nice, more my speed.

Nice, more my speed.
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
05-29-22, 10:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By StarBiker

Poured two nights ago, and in the morning but...

Poured two nights ago, and in the morning but this Holiday weekend has turned out to be pretty nice. At least until tomorrows heat. Off to the Coffee Shop......on the bike.
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
02-04-22, 09:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 208
Posted By StarBiker

A Dry Week Forecast

Amazing, and highs after the weekend approaching the upper 40's late week.

When was the last time we had a dry week, September.......
11-24-21, 05:20 PM
Replies: 1,818
Views: 421,125
Posted By StarBiker

Tornadoes aren't going to be the problem. It will...

Tornadoes aren't going to be the problem. It will be the Heat & Humidity in late Spring through very early Fall. And you get that weather all the way up to the Mid Atlantic.

I thought this past...
11-17-21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 1,818
Views: 421,125
Posted By StarBiker

The interior west is waaaay to expensive. You are...

The interior west is waaaay to expensive. You are going to have to move to the south east somewhere.
Forum: Touring
09-10-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 1,803
Views: 348,012
Posted By StarBiker

The Mods on Bike Forums?

The Mods on Bike Forums?
06-24-21, 09:54 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 53,306
Posted By StarBiker

Responding to old post......:innocent: ...

Responding to old post......:innocent:

Pretty much the second paragraph. And I live across the street from a Bus Line, and can walk to the Light Rail in a half an hour, or wait for the Bus to take...
06-07-21, 09:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,047
Posted By StarBiker

Reading that made me pull out a Bo record for a...

Reading that made me pull out a Bo record for a spin.....

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/599x592/r_6312328_1580668481_4240_jpeg_1db5d47feedd5d405ca44ebe1e280ee8dc5aa181.jpg
06-01-21, 08:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,728
Posted By StarBiker

The car free forum is always good for a few...

The car free forum is always good for a few laughs.
05-31-21, 08:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,728
Posted By StarBiker

^ Not in the initial time period you mentioned...

^
Not in the initial time period you mentioned "1989" (I did work in a Mall then, but for the Mall)

I live in an area where I don't need a car, but as a flipper, and someone who doesn't own a car...
05-13-21, 05:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,517
Posted By StarBiker

I can't figure out after reading the article why...

I can't figure out after reading the article why people think the victim was arguing. The shooter was a maniac.
Replies: 18
Views: 1,824
Posted By StarBiker

https://craigslistharvester.com/

https://craigslistharvester.com/
Replies: 18
Views: 1,824
Posted By StarBiker

CL Scams....

I get on CL to list a bike, (I have flipped a couple hundred bikes on CL) and look around and see a dozen scams. All high end suspension bikes, all priced the same at $600. CL has become a real...
03-26-21, 10:20 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 35,322
Posted By StarBiker

Just flipped these...(I worked with a guy in 89'...

Just flipped these...(I worked with a guy in 89' who had that orange AMX and was selling it for 2K)
...
03-26-21, 09:09 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 35,322
Posted By StarBiker

Anything I think I can make more money on. ...

Anything I think I can make more money on.

These brought $1200 for example. I thought they were a good buy for $8.
...
Forum: Touring
06-29-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,415
Posted By StarBiker

Why not what? I'm confused. Don't worry,...

Why not what? I'm confused.

Don't worry, it's the norm on BF.
Replies: 23
Views: 1,473
Posted By StarBiker

You drove three hours for that bike?

You drove three hours for that bike?
06-21-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,293
Posted By StarBiker

And you are paying for it $$$$$$.........

And you are paying for it $$$$$$.........
Replies: 1
Views: 1,270
Posted By StarBiker

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1067x800/imgp1907_fb41a48822982bd27132d789fa3cc8a76b3265a4.jpg
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Forum: Commuting
06-14-20, 07:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,658
Posted By StarBiker

You must have some quite sturdy feet, and hips....

You must have some quite sturdy feet, and hips. When was the last time you walked 15 miles in cheap shoes......?
Replies: 22
Views: 1,598
Posted By StarBiker

:rolleyes:

:rolleyes:
Replies: 22
Views: 1,598
Posted By StarBiker

Your okay with me. It's that hooded fella.......:p

Your okay with me. It's that hooded fella.......:p
Replies: 22
Views: 1,598
Posted By StarBiker

Nah.....

Nah.....
Replies: 36
Views: 2,454
Posted By StarBiker

Never, I repeat never let UPS pack your bike!...

Never, I repeat never let UPS pack your bike! EVER!

You take it to a good LBS and pay them to pack it! My local REI is excellent at it as well.

Live an learn. I wish when I read this thread I...
06-08-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,954
Posted By StarBiker

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aTbBvPoxUkk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aTbBvPoxUkk
06-03-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 9,722
Posted By StarBiker

None of that applies here. THE CAR IS KING....

None of that applies here.
THE CAR IS KING. AND THE BIGGER THE VEHICLE THE BETTER......:fred:

Again, common sense, pay attention, be nice, and announce you are coming. I can't believe people on...
06-03-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,026
Posted By StarBiker

And best of luck to the OP. I had this one...

And best of luck to the OP.

I had this one a couple years ago and I thought it odd that many people wanted it. Paid $15 for it. Sold for $120 as is.
...
06-03-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 9,722
Posted By StarBiker

And one can't just google the information because...

And one can't just google the information because it's not always accurate. You would have to contact the local government, and perhaps even the local police precinct to see if they could give you...
06-03-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 9,722
Posted By StarBiker

And where I live bikes as well. Yep lots of...

And where I live bikes as well. Yep lots of strollers, and wheel chairs on the sidewalks around here.......:rolleyes:

I guess when the county puts a road work sign(s) on the sidewalk where these...
06-03-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 9,722
Posted By StarBiker

I almost exclusively cycle on sidewalks. To much...

I almost exclusively cycle on sidewalks. To much traffic. All the sidewalks are ramped around here.

I think this is a common sense thread?
06-03-20, 07:21 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 17,169
Posted By StarBiker

Folks can drink sociably, and responsibly that's...

Folks can drink sociably, and responsibly that's important.

I have not drank a drop in 14 years. It led me into this hobby, and the flipping market in general, and now I have money instead of...
Replies: 26
Views: 3,049
Posted By StarBiker

All of this. Folks on here throw around...

All of this.

Folks on here throw around purchase prices for flips that make me think how can they make money on that.
And outliers like the above poster in Portland are exactly that. They are not...
Replies: 26
Views: 3,049
Posted By StarBiker

In arguably the strongest bike market in the US....

In arguably the strongest bike market in the US. The OP is in Alabama.
Replies: 26
Views: 3,049
Posted By StarBiker

I paid $35 for the one I had, and another $80 for...

I paid $35 for the one I had, and another $80 for Gatorskins, new brake handle hoods, and bar tape. (I also rode the bike for over a year)

I just see no profit margin, and the seller will get...
Replies: 26
Views: 3,049
Posted By StarBiker

The Centurion Fans think all centurions are worth...

The Centurion Fans think all centurions are worth $$$'s. They are very nice bikes, but not easy flips. I had a beautiful one, 54 CM and it took months to get $180 for it well photographed, in a...
05-24-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 16,496
Posted By StarBiker

^ You sound like an expert on the subject.

^
You sound like an expert on the subject.
05-23-20, 10:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,232
Posted By StarBiker

I saw that one on Ebay in completed...

I saw that one on Ebay in completed listings........
...
05-23-20, 10:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,232
Posted By StarBiker

It's a beauty. I would be afraid to ride it. (I...

It's a beauty. I would be afraid to ride it. (I am not interested beyond appearance) Somebody on here will buy that from you. I have no idea on value though.
You'll find out.........
05-23-20, 10:15 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 16,496
Posted By StarBiker

As I mentioned in the sale thread, there's...

As I mentioned in the sale thread, there's reason's why I like them.

And for all this exclusive, latte chatter I am an older guy, who doesn't own a car, and really only makes money through Ebay,...
05-23-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 16,496
Posted By StarBiker

Guy sounds like he is being paid by a disgruntled...

Guy sounds like he is being paid by a disgruntled LBS.

And this other character ....:foo:
05-23-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 16,496
Posted By StarBiker

And this is dependent on the REI. It's not...

And this is dependent on the REI. It's not remotely the case. where I am.

REI will tune the bike. But if you don't live near anything then what? I mean if an LBS isn't near by, and an REI isn't...
05-23-20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 16,496
Posted By StarBiker

Trying hard to sound foolish.

Trying hard to sound foolish.
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