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01-06-19, 11:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,058
Posted By BHOFM

Most of their research has to do with "selling"!...

Most of their research has to do with "selling"! The bottom line is all they are racing to!

All the speeds over the years have been selling points. When all this started it was all
about "three...
01-05-19, 07:54 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,544
Posted By BHOFM

Got a gust headon once and wheelied and fell...

Got a gust headon once and wheelied and fell over. Gusts in the area were near 70mph. I landed in the grass.
Rode through trash blowing across the road and some thin packing foam clogged my...
01-03-19, 05:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,253
Posted By BHOFM

The head badge is 24k gold mounted on a black...

The head badge is 24k gold mounted on a black reflective back ground. When the light hits it!

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/xq90/922/lhXgQ2.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pmlhXgQ2j)
...
01-03-19, 05:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,253
Posted By BHOFM

Nice, I like your fuel tank. Thanks for posting...

Nice, I like your fuel tank. Thanks for posting the picture.
01-03-19, 02:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,253
Posted By BHOFM

Here is the Puegeot. ...

Here is the Puegeot.

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/xq90/924/LuLGop.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/poLuLGopj)
01-02-19, 11:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,523
Posted By BHOFM

Some of the early Cannondales were light and you...

Some of the early Cannondales were light and you can find them for a couple hundred and do
some up grades.
01-02-19, 11:53 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,928
Posted By BHOFM

92 Trek 720 Multitrack. June 2011, 63 out, 63...

92 Trek 720 Multitrack. June 2011, 63 out, 63 back, Bit over 11 hours.

$40 yard sale bike. New tires, tubes cables and brakes. Rode the bike
28,000 miles In six years. Lot of up grades over the...
01-02-19, 09:10 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,901
Posted By BHOFM

Than's a bike that makes sense!

Than's a bike that makes sense!
01-02-19, 07:20 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,901
Posted By BHOFM

None of my bikes have a rack, One show bike,...

None of my bikes have a rack, One show bike, doesn't count. I use a back pack. . All purpose for me is most likely
a lot less than most. Run to the store, run to the doc, run to the bike shop, run...
01-02-19, 06:03 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,901
Posted By BHOFM

I agree, I have a Railgh Tukul 2 with Thick...

I agree, I have a Railgh Tukul 2 with Thick Slicks I really enjoy, I do a 5 mile to a deli for supper a couple times a week in the summer and I can
cut across a field, level and save several miles...
01-02-19, 05:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,095
Posted By BHOFM

My brother is a police officer in a suburb of Ft...

My brother is a police officer in a suburb of Ft Worth. They're not all bad guys.

I live in a small town and enjoy ridding in hot weather, real hot weather, helps the COPD
and the arthritis.
I...
01-02-19, 05:25 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,474
Posted By BHOFM

Have you checked with the store in town? They may...

Have you checked with the store in town? They may have a test ride location?
01-02-19, 10:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,253
Posted By BHOFM

OH, you ain't seen cool yet, The Puegeot is the...

OH, you ain't seen cool yet, The Puegeot is the coolest. All black, black red and silver alloy wheels, wide white walls, 16" drag bars.
01-01-19, 11:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,253
Posted By BHOFM

I see you have a 80CC? This one was pretty...

I see you have a 80CC?

This one was pretty much a fail. Frame was too big but I had it laying around and used it. Have the motor on
a Puegot 26" now with the alloy wheels, mainly for shows. Also...
01-01-19, 03:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,002
Posted By BHOFM

Unknown format?

Unknown format?
01-01-19, 02:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 794
Posted By BHOFM

BTW, they are called "jam nuts", and no they...

BTW, they are called "jam nuts", and no they don't come in raspberry!
01-01-19, 02:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 794
Posted By BHOFM

That's a perfect candidate for a drill out and a...

That's a perfect candidate for a drill out and a nut! You can get a thin nut that won't even show.

Keep it simple!
12-31-18, 10:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 794
Posted By BHOFM

A picture would really help. If it;s just in the...

A picture would really help. If it;s just in the tab, drill it out completely and use a nut on the back side. I work at a bike shop part time and do this all the time.
12-31-18, 10:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,253
Posted By BHOFM

Mines the newer compact version. Arm to...

Mines the newer compact version.

Arm to allow the wheel to move in the dripout without disconnecting it.

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/xq90/921/4SA7h0.jpg...
12-31-18, 09:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,253
Posted By BHOFM

This was about a month into the project, sides...

This was about a month into the project, sides and headtube were done and this is the first time in the jig.

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/xq90/923/4xqAtF.jpg...
12-30-18, 05:13 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,901
Posted By BHOFM

The worlds most perfect bike! And I have 11...

The worlds most perfect bike! And I have 11 others.

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/xq90/924/UGkDpK.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/poUGkDpKj)
12-30-18, 05:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,102
Posted By BHOFM

Anyone that leaves a bike outside should be...

Anyone that leaves a bike outside should be keelhauled, horsewhipped and then hurt!

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/xq90/921/JkHiRg.jpg
12-30-18, 04:55 PM
Replies: 516
Views: 15,953
Posted By BHOFM

So you admit to having a learning...

So you admit to having a learning problem?:rolleyes:

I have several vintage road bikes and one vintage TT bike with down tube shifters. One is indexed the others just friction. Yes, they have
a...
12-30-18, 11:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,253
Posted By BHOFM

The ride is good, but it is so foreign to my...

The ride is good, but it is so foreign to my other bikes, the coaster brake is so nu-natural. The long wheelbase makes it take a lot of room to turn.
I'm a roadie BTW.

The cranks are FSA Gossamer...
12-30-18, 01:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,253
Posted By BHOFM

The red thing is a Flux capacitor. The mouse gets...

The red thing is a Flux capacitor. The mouse gets it up to 88 mph and then the flux capacitor takes over.
12-29-18, 08:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,253
Posted By BHOFM

Not hardwood, plywood. The black bike was...

Not hardwood, plywood.

The black bike was ridden in the 1988 Olympics.
12-29-18, 06:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,253
Posted By BHOFM

It ain't going off any curbs, yes, the mouse is...

It ain't going off any curbs, yes, the mouse is the power.

I will get some more pic's.

BTW, not my first weirdness award. I ride one of these!
...
12-29-18, 04:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,253
Posted By BHOFM

Not sure where to put this? New bike!

This is my Hoopy! Ordered the plans from Duckworks in April. Finished it Dec. 24.
have about 5 miles on it now.
Three lamination's of 3mm ply for the sides and some top and bottom pieces, 3mm
ply...
08-01-15, 08:54 AM
Replies: 664
Views: 107,719
Posted By BHOFM

My mail box post! ...

My mail box post! http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/xq90/538/l5fkm9.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/eyl5fkm9j)
07-22-15, 10:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 383
Posted By BHOFM

This one has been sitting outside for about...

This one has been sitting outside for about thirty years. The hub is bad, spins free. I think it is best as a mail box post! Thanks for the comments.

Brad
...
07-22-15, 05:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 383
Posted By BHOFM

I'm making a mail box post out of it, just...

I'm making a mail box post out of it, just wondered if it had any value?
07-22-15, 01:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 383
Posted By BHOFM

Raleigh LTD 3

Complete, any value? Three speed hub, made in Holland. Cottered cranks, 28" I think.
11-10-13, 06:08 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 14,966
Posted By BHOFM

I read a lot of this thread. I ride a lot,...

I read a lot of this thread. I ride a lot, streets, trails, sidewalks, what ever is in front of me. Our side walks are all classed as multi-use.

I have stopped and visited with many cyclist along...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-13, 04:17 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,730
Posted By BHOFM

If you read my earlier post, that is exactly what...

If you read my earlier post, that is exactly what we did. That was the plan from
the beginning. The tires are new.

The bike may only be ridden two or three times in it's life. It was just a...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-13, 08:35 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,730
Posted By BHOFM

I have another Javelin frame, folder?? Let's...

I have another Javelin frame, folder?? Let's think about this**********??
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-13, 03:51 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,730
Posted By BHOFM

It is finished, all the tweaking is done, I hope....

It is finished, all the tweaking is done, I hope. Have ridden it maybe fifteen miles or so. Changed the
pedals till I get more accustom to the bike, first bike with drop bars and tube shifters.
...
11-02-13, 12:10 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,050
Posted By BHOFM

From the time I was six till I went in the army,...

From the time I was six till I went in the army, I roamed all over town, and the surrounding country
side. Walked down town to the movie on Saturday afternoon. Explored caves. Old buildings. What...
10-31-13, 10:03 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,050
Posted By BHOFM

I walked twelve miles to school, bare foot in the...

I walked twelve miles to school, bare foot in the snow. Carried a rifle to shoot something on the way
home so we could eat. In the second grade it got rougher, had to get a after school job to buy...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-13, 10:28 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,730
Posted By BHOFM

Just hanging there, 0 pressure.

Just hanging there, 0 pressure.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-13, 08:27 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,730
Posted By BHOFM

No, The seat tube was cut from another bike...

No, The seat tube was cut from another bike frame, I didn't bother to check the size. It turned out
to be a weird size and the only seat post I could find was a used chrome one. The boot just hides...
10-30-13, 08:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 892
Posted By BHOFM

Zefal Gel. , one is the latest version just a bit...

Zefal Gel. , one is the latest version just a bit different but the butt can't tell.

Old"

348513




New"
10-30-13, 02:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 892
Posted By BHOFM

Six years ago, I started riding, at 318lbs. Stick...

Six years ago, I started riding, at 318lbs. Stick with it, I am now about 220 and unstoppable. Best day was 126, best year just over
12,000.

First eight mile ride took six hours. An overpass I...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-13, 02:03 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,730
Posted By BHOFM

Couple miles in a light drizzle, hard to tell...

Couple miles in a light drizzle, hard to tell that much, but seemed OK, no big
problems noticed. In fact, it was a nice ride, played with the shifters. The least
bit of misalignment, the sound...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-13, 01:50 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,730
Posted By BHOFM

Thanks, it rides as good as it looks.

Thanks, it rides as good as it looks.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-13, 01:34 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,730
Posted By BHOFM

As always, picked up the new bike, first ride, in...

As always, picked up the new bike, first ride, in the rain. Couple miles, happy.

Get used to the pedals and shifters and it will be better.

Wish I could have found a seat post, but this works...
10-28-13, 02:55 PM
Replies: 6,998
Views: 703,648
Posted By BHOFM

In the middle of a remodel... It ain't no fun...

In the middle of a remodel... It ain't no fun remodeling and living
in the house at the same time.

http://imageshack.us/a/img841/5945/f4s6.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-13, 02:12 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,730
Posted By BHOFM

Yes. I know, I need to flatten it out to get...

Yes. I know, I need to flatten it out to get lower.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-13, 02:11 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,730
Posted By BHOFM

That IS my bike, the white one is not my bike.

That IS my bike, the white one is not my bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-13, 01:37 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,730
Posted By BHOFM

That is not the part I am worried about...........

That is not the part I am worried about........ The bike shop made me
get a mental evaluation before they started on this project. I paid the
doctors to say I am OK....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-13, 01:34 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,730
Posted By BHOFM

Mine is a 22" frame. I ride 54cm frames so it is...

Mine is a 22" frame. I ride 54cm frames so it is just a bit bigger, but don't plan on riding this thing that much.
As I said, that is not my bike, just a pic I found. The frames I have are 20, 22...
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