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Forum: Touring
12-28-19, 08:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 590
Posted By tombc

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Axiom makes racks that offset rearward
09-22-19, 07:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,640
Posted By tombc

I've managed to mount a newer 105 9 speed...

I've managed to mount a newer 105 9 speed derailleur to my Schwinn by reversing the B tension screw, works great
03-28-19, 07:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,217
Posted By tombc

How many paycheques was a top of the range bike...

How many paycheques was a top of the range bike worth back in the day? Big part of it is owning stuff you couldn't once afford.
Forum: Touring
03-15-19, 08:00 PM
Replies: 4,430
Views: 2,127,968
Posted By tombc

So nice

So nice
03-13-18, 11:08 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,687
Posted By tombc

The reduction in labour and warehousing costs...

The reduction in labour and warehousing costs associated with threadless front end allows the average bicycle buyer, who rarely puts tools to their bikes, a better quality bike for the same amount of...
10-21-17, 01:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,703
Posted By tombc

https://i.imgur.com/UZEiZAk.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/UZEiZAk.jpg
Forum: Touring
05-26-17, 11:11 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 9,096
Posted By tombc

is bicycling not better for the environment than...

is bicycling not better for the environment than basically everything else you could be doing other than maybe reading library books?
Forum: Touring
05-05-17, 11:07 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,999
Posted By tombc

zero because the bikes in question are already...

zero because the bikes in question are already scrap.
Forum: Touring
03-19-17, 01:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,074
Posted By tombc

After the strap it seems the spring stabilizer is...

After the strap it seems the spring stabilizer is the next most simple, time tested, classic and easy to implement solution. You could remove the plastic sheath.
03-08-17, 08:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,271
Posted By tombc

go for a bike ride homie

go for a bike ride homie
12-08-16, 01:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,621
Posted By tombc

Someone still has to do it so it's cheaper not to.

Someone still has to do it so it's cheaper not to.
12-08-16, 01:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,621
Posted By tombc

Ever threaded a steertube? Kind of labour...

Ever threaded a steertube? Kind of labour intensive.
Forum: Touring
10-15-16, 08:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 810
Posted By tombc

army and navy downtown ($) and three vets on...

army and navy downtown ($) and three vets on yukon st ($$$) I both prefer to MEC.
Replies: 49
Views: 8,470
Posted By tombc

Hi folks. On my only 200km brevet of this year...

Hi folks. On my only 200km brevet of this year last Saturday I DNFed. The route was from New West (Vancouver) south into Washington State, through Bellingham and down this rather nice road called...
08-21-16, 11:23 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 19,331
Posted By tombc

OP what bike do you ride brevets on currently?

OP what bike do you ride brevets on currently?
04-13-16, 09:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,658
Posted By tombc

You have to draw a bicycle to get into RISD.

You have to draw a bicycle to get into RISD.
04-08-16, 12:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,824
Posted By tombc

If you want to avoid a buying impulse mistake I...

If you want to avoid a buying impulse mistake I strongly advise against buying any bike you can't or haven't ridden.
02-12-16, 01:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,511
Posted By tombc

3/16" BMX chains are available, would one of...

3/16" BMX chains are available, would one of those do the trick?
02-03-16, 03:58 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 72,484
Posted By tombc

All small fenders are useless compared to the...

All small fenders are useless compared to the real mccoy
12-12-15, 11:45 PM
Replies: 7,057
Views: 1,746,652
Posted By tombc

Requesting detail picture of pink pee pee stem...

Requesting detail picture of pink pee pee stem please
11-21-15, 02:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 543
Posted By tombc

Jagwire makes campy shifter cables.

Jagwire makes campy shifter cables.
11-16-15, 02:45 PM
Replies: 2,310
Views: 716,972
Posted By tombc

its a digital photograph

its a digital photograph
11-15-15, 04:25 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,413
Posted By tombc

all bikes are pretty much fun to ride

all bikes are pretty much fun to ride
11-11-15, 12:05 AM
Replies: 2,846
Views: 355,683
Posted By tombc

Amazing!

Amazing!
10-31-15, 04:26 PM
Replies: 5,734
Views: 1,182,749
Posted By tombc

looks like folk art of a guy pissing

looks like folk art of a guy pissing
10-11-15, 10:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 686
Posted By tombc

tighten chainring bolts

tighten chainring bolts
09-27-15, 11:21 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 34,416
Posted By tombc

maybe it's worse but still not all that bad.

maybe it's worse but still not all that bad.
08-13-15, 02:29 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 18,451
Posted By tombc

Best thread in a while.

Best thread in a while.
06-26-15, 10:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,427
Posted By tombc

Pashley rules

Pashley rules
04-27-15, 12:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,771
Posted By tombc

I am a professional who works at a professional...

I am a professional who works at a professional bike co op.
03-28-15, 10:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,853
Posted By tombc

31.8 stem and a shim

31.8 stem and a shim
02-27-15, 02:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 17,197
Posted By tombc

C&V epitomized

C&V epitomized
02-13-15, 10:14 PM
Replies: 4,574
Views: 652,001
Posted By tombc

you could maintain or otherwise manipulate the...

you could maintain or otherwise manipulate the wheelbase as the suspension compresses.
11-18-14, 12:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,349
Posted By tombc

Pull the lever upwards so it butts against the...

Pull the lever upwards so it butts against the pod and it will lever itself out. Took me a bit to figure out how to install and reinstall these when I got them.
10-17-14, 04:51 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,229
Posted By tombc

The antagonistic attitude in this sub forum is...

The antagonistic attitude in this sub forum is typical, but having a lot of firsthand information is not. It makes me want to disregard the information in your posts, which would otherwise be much...
10-17-14, 03:35 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,229
Posted By tombc

Many of your posts are condescending as hell FYI

Many of your posts are condescending as hell FYI
10-07-14, 11:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,145
Posted By tombc

obviously the disc brake applies more backwards...

obviously the disc brake applies more backwards twist on the wheel than your dumb legs
10-07-14, 11:45 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,261
Posted By tombc

Bianchis are the BMWs of bikes

Bianchis are the BMWs of bikes
10-01-14, 09:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,337
Posted By tombc

Put a capped bit of housing between the stop on...

Put a capped bit of housing between the stop on the downtube and the stop on the front derailleur and it will allow the cable to change directions and shift.
09-30-14, 09:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,569
Posted By tombc

That fender is not long enough for my use and the...

That fender is not long enough for my use and the spacing is uneven. Surly Straggler is the bike the OP wants
09-29-14, 12:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 982
Posted By tombc

It's a frame lock. Many European bikes have em....

It's a frame lock. Many European bikes have em. My dad uses Smith and Wessons as an auxiliary bike lock though.
09-20-14, 08:27 PM
Replies: 64
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Views: 2,694
Posted By tombc

There is not very much money in bicycles because...

There is not very much money in bicycles because many people do not take it seriously. I and many mechanics in my area do not earn a living wage fixing bikes.

Obviously the numbers for bartender...
09-14-14, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4,574
Views: 652,001
Posted By tombc

its a rendering dude

its a rendering dude
08-03-14, 12:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,134
Posted By tombc

Tons of bikes are like that.

Tons of bikes are like that.
07-16-14, 01:39 AM
Replies: 7,057
Views: 1,746,652
Posted By tombc

The design of the suspension linkage on this bike...

The design of the suspension linkage on this bike is great. The cranks are on the wrong side of the pivot. Imagine landing a big hit on the saddle instead of your feet.
07-09-14, 12:12 AM
07-05-14, 12:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,812
Posted By tombc

Is that an Alex Singer?

Is that an Alex Singer?
06-01-14, 04:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,892
Posted By tombc

don't measure or anything

don't measure or anything
03-25-14, 11:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,849
Posted By tombc

economy of scale

economy of scale
03-18-14, 10:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,053
Posted By tombc

I'm that tall and I ride that large of a bike or...

I'm that tall and I ride that large of a bike or larger.
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