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08-26-08, 12:54 PM
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Posted By mearse

thanks for the thoughtful response - i am...

thanks for the thoughtful response - i am considering it..
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-08, 12:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 510
Posted By mearse

thanks for the feedback!

thanks for the feedback!
08-25-08, 09:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 410
Posted By mearse

thanks! this is the bike: ...

thanks!

this is the bike:

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3245/2511811635_0bc4cbb9fb.jpg
08-25-08, 08:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 410
Posted By mearse

new bianchi volpe for $749 or keep up the search for older road/touring bike?

i have been thinking about getting this bike for a while. a shop in town has it for $749.

what do people think?

i am also in the midst of a search for an older bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-08, 08:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 510
Posted By mearse

2008 Biachi Volpe for $749?

i have been thinking about getting this bike for a while. a shop in town has it for $749.

what do people think? good deal?

I have not seen it cheaper anywhere...
08-22-08, 07:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 565
Posted By mearse

thanks guys - i think i am going to go ride it...

thanks guys - i think i am going to go ride it again tomorrow.

thanks for the feedback.
08-21-08, 08:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 484
Posted By mearse

"As the police gathered the mounds of bikes, they...

"As the police gathered the mounds of bikes, they also found cocaine, crack cocaine, about 15 pounds of marijuana and a stolen bronze sculpture of a centaur and a snake in battle."
08-21-08, 07:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 484
Posted By mearse

toronto bike thief article...

imagine?

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/08/22/world/americas/22canada.html?_r=1&hp&oref=slogin
08-21-08, 07:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 565
Posted By mearse

can someone check out this bike and give me their opion?

on this page it is the forth one down on the right - the red diamondback for $190.

http://siesta.bikecave.com/bikes.php?page=1


my gut is saying no - but i rode it and it was really smooth.
...
08-20-08, 06:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 511
Posted By mearse

thanks peeps - i had a feeling some of you would...

thanks peeps - i had a feeling some of you would be into it.

i wasn't sure which piece of map to use - so i went with route 1 - redwoods, northern california, coast, ocean, winding roads - because...
08-20-08, 05:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 511
Posted By mearse

Check out my new headbadge...

I was looking to replace the original for a long time with no luck.

I can switch out the picture with whatever floats my boat:

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3158/2781559901_1160d25361.jpg

I...
08-06-08, 08:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 402
Posted By mearse

Are these particularly valuable?

I was told that these cranks are worth a bunch of money (they are original stronglights on a 1980's motobecane). Having read up on them, I know they are good but am unsure what they are worth. To...
05-28-08, 09:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,237
Posted By mearse

thanks for the possibilities... mastershake...

thanks for the possibilities...

mastershake and unworthy1 - i tried to PM you guys to talk a bit about the headbadge possibilities, if you did not get them let me know. basically, i will buy or...
05-25-08, 10:33 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,144,531
Posted By mearse

it is a flickstand - they were manufactured in...

it is a flickstand - they were manufactured in the 80's...it holds the front wheel in place.
05-24-08, 07:22 PM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 82,210
Posted By mearse

i need a head badge for this older trek: ...

i need a head badge for this older trek:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/mearse/2512641332/

ebay is a bust - anyone have one (or something that will work) hanging around?

thanks
05-24-08, 07:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,237
Posted By mearse

sweet bike...

sweet bike...
05-24-08, 07:05 PM
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Views: 4,144,531
Posted By mearse

my new green trek: ...

my new green trek:

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3245/2511811635_0bc4cbb9fb_b.jpg
05-22-08, 05:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,237
Posted By mearse

in need of an older trek headbadge...

i need a head badge for this older trek:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/mearse/2512641332/

ebay is a bust - anyone have one (or something that will work) hanging around?

thanks
09-09-07, 07:52 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,144,531
Posted By mearse

thanks swen! . it is a real fun ride

thanks swen!
.
it is a real fun ride
09-09-07, 10:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 315
Posted By mearse

help identifying my stem....

this is a specialized stem i recently got for my bike.

any idea what it is, what it was from, what model it is?

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1175/1339559470_273f04c4e4.jpg
09-06-07, 08:39 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,144,531
Posted By mearse

updated my bike: ...

updated my bike:

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1249/1339558952_8b537cb1d1.jpg

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1059/1338672473_0c456af353.jpg
...
08-26-07, 06:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,403
Posted By mearse

what passion. thanks. i think i will wait...

what passion. thanks.

i think i will wait for a while... maybe try to ride some other bikes/save some money. then re-evaluate the situation.
08-26-07, 03:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,403
Posted By mearse

thanks peeps.. and in regards to "jesus...

thanks peeps..

and in regards to "jesus tapdancin' christ. merciers are the new pistas around here."

i realized about four minutes after posting this that that was the deal. i think that, as a...
08-26-07, 02:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 256
Posted By mearse

i'd come but i wear a helmet and i don't want my...

i'd come but i wear a helmet and i don't want my self-esteem to be damaged. maybe see you there in the next few weeks...
08-26-07, 02:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,403
Posted By mearse

Somebody tell me that i don't want this...

http://bikesdirect.com/products/mercier/kilott.htm

i need to be reassured it is a not a good bike and i am better off with my converter reliable old univega:
...
07-02-07, 08:10 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,144,531
Posted By mearse

I have been working on this bike for a while but...

I have been working on this bike for a while but I think it is finally set. I love riding it:

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1433/700718320_15505b54eb.jpg
...
06-30-07, 02:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,233
Posted By mearse

Thanks! I think I read somewhere that it is.......

Thanks! I think I read somewhere that it is.... maybe in this article:

http://www.inc.com/magazine/19960401/1624.html

here are the updated pics. I took off the decals and plan to either leave...
06-28-07, 10:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,233
Posted By mearse

i bought an old brooks for $5 on monday. i just...

i bought an old brooks for $5 on monday. i just remembered i did that so i could not wait until morning to check it out. it is still comfortable despite its age. I also switched out the handlebars...
06-20-07, 09:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,233
Posted By mearse

Improving my Chicago Bicycle Company Cruiser...suggestions?

I got this for free and need a new saddle and handlebars - my first ride was painful and i felt like i was neglecting my univega...but what should i...
06-20-07, 09:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 726
Posted By mearse

suggestions for this bike...

I got this for free and need a new saddle and handlebars - my first ride was painful and i felt like i was neglecting my univega...but what should i...
04-28-07, 09:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By mearse

thanks! i think i want breaks...i'm not that...

thanks! i think i want breaks...i'm not that hardcore (i was the kid that always sanded down his hands in shop class).


i think i am going to do the conversion. thanks for the pointers.
04-28-07, 08:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By mearse

question about converting my Univega to fixed/single speed...

what would i need to do convert this bike to a single speed/fixed gear bike?

is it easy?
what size wheel would work?

any suggestions for an obvious...
08-29-06, 03:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,925
Posted By mearse

1973 Schwinn Suburban

A friend picked this up for me last weekend for $25!

It was garage kept and looks brand new, check out the registration date and number!

http://static.flickr.com/86/228600116_b4b07672c9.jpg...
08-20-06, 08:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 400
Posted By mearse

nevermind i just figured it out... thanks ...

nevermind i just figured it out... thanks

here:http://www.firstflightbikes.com/schwinn.htm
08-20-06, 08:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 400
Posted By mearse

thanks a ton - if it is not too newbie of me -...

thanks a ton - if it is not too newbie of me - can i ask how you know that?

is it the serial number or just familiarity?

either way thanks for the tip
08-20-06, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 400
Posted By mearse

my $10 schwinn find

i found this bike at a barn sale (VT represent) and am planning to "restore" it. i have already removed and worked on the fenders. they are looking better already.

does anyone have an idea of...
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