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09-18-19, 11:27 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 915
Posted By sunnyone

Interestingly enough, for my own use I'm trying...

Interestingly enough, for my own use I'm trying to convert an old fillet-brazed rigid Jamis Diablo mountain bike into a dirt drop/commuter setup. The biggest issue I'm running into is finding the...
09-18-19, 10:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 915
Posted By sunnyone

I've also wondered if anyone ever puts more...

I've also wondered if anyone ever puts more upright bars on vintage road bikes?[/QUOTE]
I have converted all of my bikes (two vintage road bikes and two cromo hybrids) to upright bars due to neck...
08-26-19, 03:09 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 15,060
Posted By sunnyone

Agree. The average non- biking person is not used...

Agree. The average non- biking person is not used to “on your left”, and I think sometimes just catches “your left” and so will tend to either freeze (trying to remember which is their left?) or move...
08-10-19, 07:58 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,008
Posted By sunnyone

Obviously, we don’t know exactly what’s on the...

Obviously, we don’t know exactly what’s on the wife’s mind, and a heartfelt conversation to clear the air is in order.
But speaking as a wife, I’d say Kedisgo’s advise is spot on.
08-07-19, 08:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 856
Posted By sunnyone

Steel Is Real-Milwaukee cancelled?

Anybody know why the 2019 Milwaukee Steel Is Real event has been cancelled?
06-30-19, 11:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,277
Posted By sunnyone

I like Pedag Holiday and Pedag Viva arch...

I like Pedag Holiday and Pedag Viva arch supports. They are 3/4 length, with a plastic bottom and a leather top. They include support for the long arch that runs the length of your foot, and also...
06-18-19, 10:24 PM
Replies: 2,162
Views: 699,741
Posted By sunnyone

Well, you’re up to 2 posts now.

Well, you’re up to 2 posts now.
06-18-19, 09:23 AM
Replies: 2,162
Views: 699,741
Posted By sunnyone

I see you call yourself a “perpetual...

I see you call yourself a “perpetual procrastinator”. Is that why we haven’t seen a picture of the Hercules yet? 😏
06-15-19, 01:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,721
Posted By sunnyone

The bike is gorgeous, and your photography is...

The bike is gorgeous, and your photography is amazing.
Replies: 13
Views: 940
Posted By sunnyone

That is the best bike I have ever seen from...

That is the best bike I have ever seen from Goodwill, in person or online. And I’m amazed you got it at that price. It seems a shame to part it out, only to have the person who buys the frame have to...
06-07-19, 05:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 816
Posted By sunnyone

That’s gorgeous. Is it a painting or a photograph?

That’s gorgeous. Is it a painting or a photograph?
05-24-19, 08:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,150
Posted By sunnyone

Cool bike. Where/how did you find it?

Cool bike. Where/how did you find it?
05-17-19, 06:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 648
Posted By sunnyone

Thanks for posting this. Nice to see someone...

Thanks for posting this. Nice to see someone knowledgable saying nice things about Takara. I had a 77 Takara like the 732 in the review and loved it. There was no model number on the bike; I’ve never...
05-09-19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,331
Posted By sunnyone

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1172019...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1172019-very-nice-27-wheelset-sun-cr18-rims-dt-swiss-spokes-vo-hubs-about-75-shipped.html

Did you see this thread about a great deal on some really nice...
05-01-19, 07:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,635
Posted By sunnyone

Well, I picked up a used burley delite kids...

Well, I picked up a used burley delite kids trailer, and am in the process of adapting it for the dog. Removed the seat, and cut out a piece of 1/4 inch plywood for a flat floor. Securely attaching...
05-01-19, 12:51 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,594
Posted By sunnyone

Yikes! That was one hell of a story. I wonder...

Yikes! That was one hell of a story. I wonder what the odds are of experiencing two tornados in your life.
04-28-19, 10:12 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,594
Posted By sunnyone

You said you were in 2. What about the second one?

You said you were in 2. What about the second one?
01-04-19, 12:23 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,945
Posted By sunnyone

I wonder how many guys would be comfortable in...

I wonder how many guys would be comfortable in the stoker position if the captain was a woman.
12-05-18, 11:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 981
Posted By sunnyone

Here’s Sheldon Brown’s take on it: The...

Here’s Sheldon Brown’s take on it:

The traditional way to run exposed cables is so that they loop up and over the back of the handlebars. This provides the smoothest, most gradual curves in most...
Forum: Foo
11-03-18, 11:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,667
Posted By sunnyone

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/71f78337_f71f_4348_b5f4_9300c1507f32_595beb769f31632c43c135f37e9c4062f31c0b88.jpeg
11-01-18, 09:10 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,477
Posted By sunnyone

Is it a bike path or a multi-use path? It seems...

Is it a bike path or a multi-use path? It seems to me that some cyclists want to impose road rules (keep to the right, pass on the left, don’t stop on the path) to multi-use recreational trails. Just...
11-01-18, 09:01 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,477
Posted By sunnyone

Thank you for this thoughtful and considerate...

Thank you for this thoughtful and considerate response. As a cyclist and a pedestrian, I appreciate it.
10-27-18, 10:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,677
Posted By sunnyone

Damn, that's a good looking bike. I especially...

Damn, that's a good looking bike. I especially like the root beer color and that sharp Sakae crank.
08-21-18, 02:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,123
Posted By sunnyone

Why are people’s names being deleted from posts?

Lately I’ve read several posts where the meaning was a bit garbled, and I realized it’s because a person’s name has been omitted. Wondering why this is being done. Is it a new general policy, to...
08-13-18, 12:23 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,456
Posted By sunnyone

Ben’s has been on Lincoln Avenue on the south...

Ben’s has been on Lincoln Avenue on the south side for generations. I think it was started by Vince’s grandfather. Could you be thinking of Rainbow Jersey? I bought a beautiful golden Falcon from...
Replies: 11
Views: 2,168
Posted By sunnyone

https://www.steel-vintage.com/titan-exclusive-clas...

https://www.steel-vintage.com/titan-exclusive-classic-road-bicycle-1980s-detail
07-27-18, 08:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By sunnyone

That’s a good looking crank.

That’s a good looking crank.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-18, 11:04 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 6,489
Posted By sunnyone

Totally agree with this. Share the MUP, and show...

Totally agree with this. Share the MUP, and show the same courtesy that you would want the driver of a car to show you on a shared roadway.
07-25-18, 10:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 362
Posted By sunnyone

What is that thing?!

What is that thing?!
05-29-18, 08:45 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 22,929
Posted By sunnyone

The bass player always seems like the coolest guy...

The bass player always seems like the coolest guy in a band.

Love the song.
04-21-18, 11:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,130
Posted By sunnyone

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/846/27692877448_573...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/846/27692877448_5735ee21c6_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Jc8eEh)https://farm1.staticflickr.com/919/41562354211_b1201becbb_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/26jHVTZ)



Love the...
04-20-18, 10:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,635
Posted By sunnyone

Poodles ran the Iditarod 4 times. Thought about...

Poodles ran the Iditarod 4 times. Thought about training him to pull me on skis, but pulling a bike sounds too dangerous for both of us.
04-20-18, 09:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,635
Posted By sunnyone

It was too unstable. He would move around back...

It was too unstable. He would move around back there and the trailer would rock. Once I went around a turn just as he shifted his weight, and the trailer tipped over.
04-04-18, 12:30 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,635
Posted By sunnyone

Best Way To Bike With A Dog

We have a 10 month old poodle pup, about 45 pounds, and wonder if it’s feasable to include him in our bike rides. What do you think is the best way to take a dog along: utility bike (what kind?),...
03-10-18, 01:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 687
Posted By sunnyone

Beautiful. And at a good price too.

Beautiful. And at a good price too.
02-28-18, 02:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,083
Posted By sunnyone

How do people typically work the payments on the...

How do people typically work the payments on the C&V sales forum? Paypal? USPS money order?
12-26-17, 06:07 PM
Replies: 14,304
Views: 1,312,654
Posted By sunnyone

zukahn1, beautiful photos. I especially liked the...

zukahn1, beautiful photos. I especially liked the one of the snow covered mountain.
12-26-17, 09:20 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,955
Posted By sunnyone

I'm looking forward to flying bicycles by 2037.

I'm looking forward to flying bicycles by 2037.
12-22-17, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 790
Posted By sunnyone

Full site vs mobile site

Is there a way to make the full site the default setting on my iphone? I don't like using the mobile site.
11-07-17, 11:19 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,749
Posted By sunnyone

:foo:

:foo:
Replies: 7
Views: 739
Posted By sunnyone

Just curious.....why do you hate it?

Just curious.....why do you hate it?
09-21-17, 01:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,139
Posted By sunnyone

How wide are the Sylvan Touring pedals?

How wide are the Sylvan Touring pedals?
09-20-17, 01:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 14,656
Posted By sunnyone

It's my most comfortable bike, with a pretty...

It's my most comfortable bike, with a pretty upright riding position. The bars go up and come back, not as much as cruiser bars, but more like the old Raleigh 3 speeds. Very similar to the Velo...
06-27-17, 11:55 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,643
Posted By sunnyone

I recently converted my 77 Takara mixte to...

I recently converted my 77 Takara mixte to upright "touring" bars, with new brake cables and lined cable housing. Dia compe centerpull brakes, Araya steel wheels. Took it for a test ride, the brakes...
06-27-17, 09:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,643
Posted By sunnyone

I often wondered about the comparative strength...

I often wondered about the comparative strength of a steel and an alloy rim from the same era. I get that the alloy rim has the advantage of lighter weight, no rust, and better wet braking; but would...
04-30-17, 09:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,407
Posted By sunnyone

I'm a big fan of Takaras; we have 7, but they're...

I'm a big fan of Takaras; we have 7, but they're mostly entry to mid level bikes from the late 70s to early 80s. I don't have any info about the later or higher end bikes. I'd suggest that you start...
04-29-17, 02:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,070
Posted By sunnyone

This topic came at an opportune time for me, as I...

This topic came at an opportune time for me, as I just ordered my first pair of hearing aides on Monday. I usually wear a baseball type cap when I ride, and I'm concerned that the behind-the-ear...
04-29-17, 02:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,407
Posted By sunnyone

Lovely!

Lovely!
04-24-17, 08:17 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,898
Posted By sunnyone

I mostly use mine to carry a rolled up sweatshirt.

I mostly use mine to carry a rolled up sweatshirt.
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