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Forum: Commuting
12-25-22, 12:09 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,923
Posted By StarBiker

My only problem is the ass looks way to big. 5'9"...

My only problem is the ass looks way to big. 5'9" and 160 LB's my ass would feel like a balloon.

I have bought some winter casual fleece lined pants on Amazon and although well made the ass tends...
Forum: Touring
12-25-22, 11:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,745
Posted By StarBiker

I can deal with the cold, but this is beyond...

I can deal with the cold, but this is beyond cold. At least latter this week will be nice. Low 40's by Wednesday.

I never bike in ice, and snow.

Last year I did 48 Miles on the NCR on Christmas...
12-25-22, 11:46 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,710
Posted By StarBiker

I was nice. I convinced a fellow flipper who...

I was nice. I convinced a fellow flipper who knows nothing about bikes (He's Iranian and deals in rugs) to buy a 2002 Raleigh m 80 in nice shape for $32. I almost bought it but I have been so lazy...
Replies: 23
Views: 983
Posted By StarBiker

You have to come up to a good DC sale in the...

You have to come up to a good DC sale in the spring with a U-Haul, and bikes. Live and in person.

I always get DC buyers.
11-26-22, 01:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,273
Posted By StarBiker

Get a one year return policy with REI if you...

Get a one year return policy with REI if you don't like the CO OP.
Forum: Touring
11-24-22, 01:28 PM
Replies: 1,879
Views: 359,876
Posted By StarBiker

When I cycle by Deer they always look at me like...

When I cycle by Deer they always look at me like I am another type of four legged animal.
One on the NCR a couple months ago had no where to run so she said the hell with it while she ate some...
11-21-22, 12:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 393
Posted By StarBiker

53 Pounds is the weight of the bike. Occasionally...

53 Pounds is the weight of the bike. Occasionally I see some guys on the NCR that weight 350+.

They never would have lasted on a bike, but I had two relatives that were that big. One was 6'6". He...
Forum: Touring
11-19-22, 06:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 420
Posted By StarBiker

I was about to say the same thing. The OP...

I was about to say the same thing.

The OP is really in the doghouse now......:notamused:
Replies: 23
Views: 983
Posted By StarBiker

No. Sometimes I have two posts for the same...

No.

Sometimes I have two posts for the same city, so I can top post daily.

Again, pound it on CL, and don't give up. It may sell quickly, it may not. And you have to get on FBM.

You will...
Replies: 23
Views: 983
Posted By StarBiker

The seller should have filled the gap. That is...

The seller should have filled the gap. That is amateurish.

You can get online prices on CL and FBM in large metros. Especially DC, NYC, Boston, LA, San Francisco.......
I always have.
Replies: 23
Views: 983
Posted By StarBiker

I can't believe you can't sell that on NYC CL....

I can't believe you can't sell that on NYC CL. Boston CL, or Philly CL. You can post it on on three ya know. And top post every 48 hours.
Forum: Touring
11-17-22, 11:37 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,254
Posted By StarBiker

My Grandmother had an Allegro and nobody called...

My Grandmother had an Allegro and nobody called them trailers. Mobile Home, yep, even 45 years ago that's what they were called.
But the area could be called a trailer park. She and my...
11-17-22, 12:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 393
Posted By StarBiker

Zize Bikes

I saw they made a 26 Inch Wheel bike. But they make bikes for very large people. Someone was saying their components are cheap implying the bike was not safe.

I have no idea who makes bikes that...
Forum: Touring
11-16-22, 11:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,896
Posted By StarBiker

I see very little out there in this weight range...

I see very little out there in this weight range (Like nothing else), but I posted it because it was 26 inch wheels. Not it's weight capability.

I see there are some experts that should build...
Forum: Touring
11-16-22, 11:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,896
Posted By StarBiker

I see very few if any steel frame sets that are...

I see very few if any steel frame sets that are worth the asking price, and that bike is designed for that weight.

Show me a bike built the way you describe for the price you describe for this...
Forum: Touring
11-16-22, 01:36 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,896
Posted By StarBiker

I just thought it was interesting that there are...

I just thought it was interesting that there are still 26 Inch Wheel bikes being made.

The bike is designed to support 500 Pounds. Not a racer.

Being REI you gotta year to make up your mind.
...
Forum: Touring
11-15-22, 06:21 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,896
Posted By StarBiker

https://www.rei.com/product/193126/zize-bikes-yond...

https://www.rei.com/product/193126/zize-bikes-yonder-bike
11-14-22, 04:42 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,262
Posted By StarBiker

Which you can buy at REI and still get that one...

Which you can buy at REI and still get that one year return policy.
Forum: Touring
11-13-22, 10:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 515
Posted By StarBiker

Paywall, maybe get this article for free....

Paywall, maybe get this article for free. https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/12/business/burlington-police-stolen-bikes.html
11-12-22, 12:55 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,262
Posted By StarBiker

Problem is will she like it. I never see any good...

Problem is will she like it. I never see any good prices on my local CL......maybe facebook? Nah, not there either.
11-12-22, 12:53 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,262
Posted By StarBiker

My problem with a Canyon is leaning. I dislike...

My problem with a Canyon is leaning. I dislike the frame geometry and I don't see a woman liking it either. Depends of course on the woman........
11-11-22, 06:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,262
Posted By StarBiker

How much maintenance is she going to need for the...

How much maintenance is she going to need for the type of riding the OP is implying.

I have never needed much maintenance for the thousands of miles I put on a bike in a year, and all my bikes are...
11-11-22, 06:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,262
Posted By StarBiker

If that Trek 2014 FX 7.3 I have fit me I would...

If that Trek 2014 FX 7.3 I have fit me I would definitely ride it. Solid very light bike that you will be completely upright riding.

I don't know how the modern Trek FX bikes are.

I like...
11-10-22, 11:48 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,064
Posted By StarBiker

To get attention, and vent. I never said...

To get attention, and vent.

I never said anything to anybody when I walked away from this site for a few years.

If somebody is that annoying just block them.

This site does poor job of...
11-09-22, 12:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,360
Posted By StarBiker

Biggest problem in life......

Biggest problem in life......
Replies: 5
Views: 308
Posted By StarBiker

The CL seller probably just jumped on Ebay, saw...

The CL seller probably just jumped on Ebay, saw prices and said this price sounds good.

Have encountered folks often becoming experts on items with the internet in front of them and no knowledge...
Replies: 6
Views: 960
Posted By StarBiker

I thought the OP was talking about half the...

I thought the OP was talking about half the posters on this site......:eek:
Forum: Touring
11-03-22, 09:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,896
Posted By StarBiker

I am only 72 miles north of the Lincoln Memorial...

I am only 72 miles north of the Lincoln Memorial and never been to it. Been in DC to many times to count, but only thought it once in 37 years.
Grandfather buried at Arlington in 2012.
It was a go...
Forum: Touring
11-02-22, 09:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,896
Posted By StarBiker

I paid $32 for this two weeks ago.......(Yellow...

I paid $32 for this two weeks ago.......(Yellow Selle SMP Seat added since. I had the seat.)
...
11-02-22, 09:20 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 8,544
Posted By StarBiker

And ten years ago the vintage roady market was...

And ten years ago the vintage roady market was stronger.

Vintage mountain bikes in steel lugged frames are what people want. Just not on here as much.
11-01-22, 11:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,819
Posted By StarBiker

Problem I have is the cost. Decent bike lights...

Problem I have is the cost. Decent bike lights are pricey. And yes, I have been on a trail often in the dark, and although I can see, I would rather have a light.
Forum: Touring
10-30-22, 11:15 PM
Replies: 1,879
Views: 359,876
Posted By StarBiker

So you needed the Grizzly more than I do.........

So you needed the Grizzly more than I do.........
10-30-22, 11:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,740
Posted By StarBiker

:foo:

:foo:
10-30-22, 03:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 14,042
Posted By StarBiker

Only if the one I scored was 700C....

Only if the one I scored was 700C. Anyway......it's still a keeper.
10-30-22, 12:04 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,845
Posted By StarBiker

I would like to find one of those Ross MB's one...

I would like to find one of those Ross MB's one day. Never know.

Good for the OP. They drop bikes off at my local dump that get picked up by a person who disperses them throughout south east Asia....
10-28-22, 11:01 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,638
Posted By StarBiker

That pattern coincides with what one rides. I...

That pattern coincides with what one rides. I never see folks like me unless I am on the NCR, and I really see no pattern.

Any longish shorts, long socks, and black LJ's, but man, are most of you...
Replies: 8
Views: 438
Posted By StarBiker

I sold one in May 2021 for $380 on local CL. Sold...

I sold one in May 2021 for $380 on local CL. Sold in three weeks. I could actually clear the top tube, and I am only 5'9"
...
10-28-22, 10:38 PM
Replies: 3,311
Views: 863,220
Posted By StarBiker

I always end up bringing the bars back, a couple...

I always end up bringing the bars back, a couple bikes I owned and road for a couple years. I had not moved the bars back on the Bianchi when I took the pic. I eventually had the bars on the Bianchi...
10-28-22, 10:18 PM
Replies: 3,311
Views: 863,220
Posted By StarBiker

:p The plastic bike would interest me more,...

:p

The plastic bike would interest me more, as I said in another post. Vintage roadies kill my neck, and drops....:twitchy:, can't stand drop bars. That combination on the several vintage bikes I...
10-28-22, 01:35 PM
Replies: 3,311
Views: 863,220
Posted By StarBiker

Like this more than the plastic Bianchi?

Like this more than the plastic Bianchi?
10-26-22, 06:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 14,042
Posted By StarBiker

Old thread. Helped me as well. I was curious what...

Old thread. Helped me as well. I was curious what year, and is the frame all Tange for 87. Yep. Good to know.
10-25-22, 10:58 PM
Replies: 3,311
Views: 863,220
Posted By StarBiker

I like that stem.

I like that stem.
10-25-22, 03:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,986
Posted By StarBiker

Almost $450 for new front tires on the 08' CRV...

Almost $450 for new front tires on the 08' CRV tomorrow. Been a long time since tires were replaced. I usually only drive when it's a lot to carry from grocery store, or the usual god awful mid...
Forum: Commuting
10-25-22, 03:46 PM
Replies: 15,603
Views: 12,041,661
Posted By StarBiker

I am not commuting, but I do ride around all the...

I am not commuting, but I do ride around all the time, local coffee shop, thrifts (Where I get my bikes, and everything else I can) Grocery......So this find from the thrift the other day will be an...
10-24-22, 09:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 636
Posted By StarBiker

Okay, a bit of a ramble. I did the same thing...

Okay, a bit of a ramble. I did the same thing with a perfect 91' Trek Multi Track in 2010. Paid $20 for it, barely road it, and sold it. Took 4 months of top posting on local CL to get decent money...
10-23-22, 08:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 636
Posted By StarBiker

I like Look's bike above. The Super Grizzly, and...

I like Look's bike above. The Super Grizzly, and the wheel size. 26 Inch wheels, and that odd U-brake are a bit of a turn off, but for what I paid? Good to go.

Bikes like this are much harder to...
10-23-22, 07:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 636
Posted By StarBiker

I agree with what you are saying, but that stem...

I agree with what you are saying, but that stem is quite solid. It's a Zoom Stem.

I always dump the bar ends on bikes I find, but they work well on this bike, and I do use them. Only time I have...
10-23-22, 07:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 636
Posted By StarBiker

And that kind of vanity is what could hurt my...

And that kind of vanity is what could hurt my upper back, and neck. I really find this set up comfortable. Lucky. I have not found a lug framed vintage MB in forever. Not in this condition, and size....
10-23-22, 06:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 636
Posted By StarBiker

Okay a wet Sunday night :cry: ...

Okay a wet Sunday night :cry:

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/003_ee7146ad8b636d2ef3dd0df3c1a9275f36ff4aee.jpg...
Forum: Touring
10-21-22, 09:52 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,900
Posted By StarBiker

Interesting comments about White T's. Who would...

Interesting comments about White T's. Who would wear them tight?

In the heat what was my sweatiest area? My crotch. I have done away with the type of underwear I did wear. Still cotton but much...
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