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10-13-19, 10:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,081
Posted By sdn40

.....and what are the keepers ? Cuz it would be...

.....and what are the keepers ? Cuz it would be interesting to know.
10-07-19, 11:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 359
Posted By sdn40

A nice looking 22 lb bike for $60. No brainer.

A nice looking 22 lb bike for $60. No brainer.
10-05-19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 359
Posted By sdn40

What's not to like ? I would have already bought...

What's not to like ? I would have already bought it
10-03-19, 12:28 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,708
Posted By sdn40

This one has your name written all over it. For...

This one has your name written all over it. For sale locally here but at $175 - too much in this depressed market. I always thought the gray color Cannondale had was awfully muddy and blah.
...
09-30-19, 12:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 552
Posted By sdn40

Old school: Here's your 1 bike. Don't say I never...

Old school: Here's your 1 bike. Don't say I never gave you anything. Don't come back for 4 years. I coat my chain in tar. Damn flies. Ehhhh, the headset is fine, it's not grinding yet. Form follows...
09-29-19, 07:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 552
Posted By sdn40

GCN -Original 7-Eleven Merckx Team Bike

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xHaz8iPCJOY
09-26-19, 06:22 AM
Replies: 467
Views: 66,907
Posted By sdn40

If the small sample of the pictures is any...

If the small sample of the pictures is any indication, I would find a friend or a co-op. Rear derailleur needs a little attention too. Without seeing other pictures, I think the safe assumption is...
09-24-19, 11:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,161
Posted By sdn40

You are most certainly not lying

You are most certainly not lying
09-13-19, 09:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 839
Posted By sdn40

Are those the aero shifters that don't have many...

Are those the aero shifters that don't have many options if you want to go brifters or bar ends ?
09-09-19, 04:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 554
Posted By sdn40

Armor All may have improved their formula over...

Armor All may have improved their formula over the years, but it's still the last spray I would reach for. The last 5 years or so has seen an explosion in auto detailing products. When in doubt,...
09-08-19, 11:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 554
Posted By sdn40

Aerospace 303 is a well respected name in the...

Aerospace 303 is a well respected name in the automotive industry. Mostly known for their UV protection and fabric protection (ala Scotchgard)
Forum: Touring
09-04-19, 11:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,301
Posted By sdn40

One thing to watch out for that I haven't seen...

One thing to watch out for that I haven't seen mentioned yet is condensation. Tents have improved by leaps and bounds with regard to weight and breathability. Seam sealing is nothing compared to...
09-04-19, 12:53 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,583
Posted By sdn40

RX100 is my personal Honda Civic of drivetrain...

RX100 is my personal Honda Civic of drivetrain parts. Oddly just as expensive as Ultegra if you shop the bay but lots of bikes with it.
09-02-19, 11:42 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,746
Posted By sdn40

The best value by far is to swap the parts over...

The best value by far is to swap the parts over and then sell the frame. Depending on your area, selling the PD7 as is won't get you anywhere close as you are then in the parts seeking market - which...
08-31-19, 01:43 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,785
Posted By sdn40

PSP is awesome. One of my favorite places

PSP is awesome. One of my favorite places
08-29-19, 10:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,785
Posted By sdn40

No one can tell you what to do with regard to...

No one can tell you what to do with regard to brifters vs downtube. It's too personal.
What size bike is it ? As we get older that distance to the downtubes can become longer and longer. Do you find...
08-26-19, 03:41 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 103,155
Posted By sdn40

I don't understand the problem. Can you not say...

I don't understand the problem. Can you not say "weeeeeeeeeeeeeee ?"
08-25-19, 12:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,649
Posted By sdn40

Have you ridden both ? Any differences there are...

Have you ridden both ? Any differences there are what really matters
08-25-19, 10:16 AM
Replies: 7,434
Views: 660,543
Posted By sdn40

This. Or find a Testors spray can that comes...

This.
Or find a Testors spray can that comes close. Obviously mask the area first.
08-24-19, 07:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 313
Posted By sdn40

Univega Pro Comp ?

Anyone have any info on these ? Not much out there at all. Carbon. $1,600 when new.
...
08-23-19, 07:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,093
Posted By sdn40

Sandpaper is the last resort, and personally, I...

Sandpaper is the last resort, and personally, I wouldn't use it unless glued to a pencil eraser for spot work. The imperfections are below the level of the paint so sandpaper is gonna take off too...
08-20-19, 09:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 528
Posted By sdn40

I think I'm the only one on the face of the...

I think I'm the only one on the face of the planet that actually likes those stems.
08-18-19, 03:26 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,927
Posted By sdn40

I would hope he could drop me like a bag of wet...

I would hope he could drop me like a bag of wet sand while carrying a bag of wet sand while riding a poorly fit Varsity.
08-18-19, 03:12 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,927
Posted By sdn40

And if you have the Criterium, I think you can...

And if you have the Criterium, I think you can add quick to the fast. Pro tip, don't forget the pedals.
...
08-18-19, 03:04 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,927
Posted By sdn40

He never won on a Varsity or Continental

He never won on a Varsity or Continental
08-18-19, 02:15 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,927
Posted By sdn40

Magicalness. Also the mind is also a powerful...

Magicalness.
Also the mind is also a powerful thing. If you perceive yourself to be on a fast bike, I would think that's enough to coax an extra MPH. Conversely, even if you don't think about it, if...
08-18-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,927
Posted By sdn40

I think it's cool as is. What don't you like...

I think it's cool as is. What don't you like about it ? Strip and sell the frame to me :)
08-15-19, 02:15 PM
Replies: 52,424
Views: 7,073,036
Posted By sdn40

https://appleton.craigslist.org/bik/d/fond-du-lac-...

https://appleton.craigslist.org/bik/d/fond-du-lac-trek-foil-66d/6957404266.html

https://images.craigslist.org/00b0b_4Pn46pB5wNz_1200x900.jpg
08-11-19, 09:46 AM
Replies: 2,288
Views: 126,169
Posted By sdn40

$135 is pricey, especially if you have added...

$135 is pricey, especially if you have added expenses such as travel, hotel etc, but there is peace of mind knowing EXACTLY what you are going to get. I can't imagine some of the stories where people...
Forum: Touring
08-05-19, 09:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,393
Posted By sdn40

A loose fitting buff will keep the sun off your...

A loose fitting buff will keep the sun off your neck, and you can wet it down to provide a cooling effect. It helps that you are cooling 2 carotid arteries as well
08-02-19, 03:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 522
Posted By sdn40

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kLDhMU5JvMk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kLDhMU5JvMk
08-02-19, 07:07 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,467
Posted By sdn40

Another factor that seems to be overlooked. The...

Another factor that seems to be overlooked. The bike shop displayed the bikes ..... aka free storage. That is worth something. Depending on how many bikes and for how long, that something could be...
07-31-19, 05:13 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,294
Posted By sdn40

I'm not a timeline expert but didn't Schwinn sell...

I'm not a timeline expert but didn't Schwinn sell boat anchors with crappy proprietary cranks for a premium price for a very long period of time ? They didn't put out a better product until they were...
07-30-19, 11:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,294
Posted By sdn40

Uneducated opinion: Anyone else think Schwinn...

Uneducated opinion:
Anyone else think Schwinn took advantage and pulled off a multi decade money grab ?
07-27-19, 08:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 383
Posted By sdn40

This ? ...

This ?

https://cdn.bicyclebluebook.com/bikepedia/1999%20Schwinn%20Peloton.jpg
07-27-19, 08:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,236
Posted By sdn40

Other than thru the nipples. Mystery solved.

Other than thru the nipples. Mystery solved.
07-27-19, 06:24 PM
Replies: 907
Views: 158,257
Posted By sdn40

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x768/dsc04270_0f7aa47d4413b97e36586cae7d56daadade76005.jpg
07-27-19, 05:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 957
Posted By sdn40

Mark me down for nothing at all. Trapping...

Mark me down for nothing at all. Trapping moisture, dirt, shavings, etc is about the worse thing you can do. Unless the surface is spotless (impossible in these cases), I would rather leave well...
Forum: Touring
07-27-19, 12:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,427
Posted By sdn40

https://ftw.usatoday.com/2019/07/bear-bites-woman-...

https://ftw.usatoday.com/2019/07/bear-bites-woman-in-tent-at-yellowstone-prompts-action

It's not only what the OP does or doesn't do, but the previous campers. Anything from mice to a bears become...
07-26-19, 08:08 PM
Replies: 52,424
Views: 7,073,036
Posted By sdn40

https://milwaukee.craigslist.org/bik/d/greendale-s...

https://milwaukee.craigslist.org/bik/d/greendale-shogun-katana/6941801176.html

https://images.craigslist.org/00K0K_4qInnDjP7vi_1200x900.jpg
07-22-19, 01:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,381
Posted By sdn40

Try some rubbing compound. Easiest way to bring...

Try some rubbing compound. Easiest way to bring back a finish. I use Meguiars Ultimate Compound. If you like, follow that up with a wax containing sealants to hide any minor imperfections and add...
07-21-19, 11:24 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,493
Posted By sdn40

No reason to give away clocks when you had a...

No reason to give away clocks when you had a commercial featuring a middle aged man with a touch of gray throwing footballs through a tire swing with his wife. I can only hope I can always "throw a...
07-21-19, 04:40 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,493
Posted By sdn40

It wouldn't be a story, or fun, if it wasn't...

It wouldn't be a story, or fun, if it wasn't brutal :) . I would have had a tough time as it seems protein is the only thing that can bring me back when drained in that manner.

P.S. I vote for a...
07-21-19, 04:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 662
Posted By sdn40

Of course you guys, and gal, are right. My usual,...

Of course you guys, and gal, are right. My usual, if I happen upon a great deal is to tear it down and build it back up (relaxing for some reason). Then I get to keep it or pass it along with the...
07-21-19, 02:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 662
Posted By sdn40

The derailleur pic is blown out - but its...

The derailleur pic is blown out - but its actually in good condition. The white face plate is still white and not chipped ...
07-21-19, 02:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 662
Posted By sdn40

Prologue --- Yeahhh -------Nooooo ------OK

So a Prologue shows up on Facebook with a price that's stupid cheap. Not my size, but how can you not buy it based purely on principal ? Only one blurry picture in the ad that shows near nothing, but...
07-18-19, 06:13 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,467
Posted By sdn40

Easy to want heads to roll from the safety of a...

Easy to want heads to roll from the safety of a keyboard. After a cool down period the OP has taken into account personal relationships and accountability on his part as well (no matter how small). ...
07-18-19, 12:34 AM
Replies: 52,424
Views: 7,073,036
Posted By sdn40

$162 ...

$162
https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1234544233379728/?surface=product_details
As I have mentioned before - all day long at these prices. This one has been around a while. Asking for...
07-18-19, 12:30 AM
Replies: 52,424
Views: 7,073,036
Posted By sdn40

$400 ...

$400
https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/282655492671696/?surface=product_details
No paint chips - now that's rare
...
07-18-19, 12:26 AM
Replies: 52,424
Views: 7,073,036
Posted By sdn40

$100 ...

$100
https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/620268015125844/
Outside of this forum - not a ton of love for these. Ebay prices are even cheap. This guy started at $250 and has steadily dropped
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