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12-02-19, 02:33 PM
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Views: 962
Posted By UKFan4Sure

Free bump..

Free bump..
12-02-19, 02:26 PM
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Views: 145
Posted By UKFan4Sure

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11-27-19, 03:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 861
Posted By UKFan4Sure

Nice job! See, that wasn't so bad now, was it? ...

Nice job! See, that wasn't so bad now, was it? :)
11-26-19, 03:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 367
Posted By UKFan4Sure

Miele, loving the water bottle!

Miele, loving the water bottle!
11-26-19, 02:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 830
Posted By UKFan4Sure

I love well-written, humorous stories like this. ...

I love well-written, humorous stories like this. Kudos to you (and your son).
11-26-19, 02:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 478
Posted By UKFan4Sure

Ok, Ok... I normally shrug these comments off. I...

Ok, Ok... I normally shrug these comments off. I did my first programming on something called a Commodore PET computer. That was 1978. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Commodore_PET

In 1980, FORTRAN...
11-26-19, 02:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 367
Posted By UKFan4Sure

Here is where my last set of 6400 went. I built...

Here is where my last set of 6400 went. I built this up out of NOS parts and an early serial number GT road frame (USA made). After I was done, I gave it to a friend as a birthday gift. Since the...
11-25-19, 09:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,238
Posted By UKFan4Sure

I hear you, Brother! I retired (at 56) nearly 2...

I hear you, Brother! I retired (at 56) nearly 2 years ago. I get bored at times, and money does get tight(er), but I wouldn't change a thing. I found myself just hating people more and more every...
11-25-19, 09:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 437
Posted By UKFan4Sure

I was at an automotive shop recently getting a...

I was at an automotive shop recently getting a slow leak fixed on a tire. I overheard a guy talking with the counter help. The service writer was telling him about how his brakes were all the way...
11-25-19, 09:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 367
Posted By UKFan4Sure

Older Parts on a Newer Frame? Thoughts?

Just because I already have the frame, and the parts.....

Would it be silly to consider putting 8-speed 600 Ultegra TriColor on a 2003'ish Specialized Roubaix? It's a really nice Champagne...
11-25-19, 08:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,238
Posted By UKFan4Sure

I'm down from 234 to 208. I was 205 but have...

I'm down from 234 to 208. I was 205 but have slipped a bit. Being 58 is a pain in the .... I can smell a brownie and gain a pound. I can run 3 miles and lose an ounce.
11-25-19, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 962
Posted By UKFan4Sure

PM Sent. Thanks.

PM Sent. Thanks.
11-25-19, 06:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By UKFan4Sure

Here is the Giro Shoe sizing chart. I wouldn't...

Here is the Giro Shoe sizing chart. I wouldn't have been so nice if they were my size! :) It appears these would be 10.5. If indeed they run large, maybe 11's.
...
11-25-19, 05:25 AM
Replies: 53,162
Views: 7,310,929
Posted By UKFan4Sure

I have this same bike in men's. It isn't going...

I have this same bike in men's. It isn't going anywhere. I just did a 38 mile ride a few weeks ago on it. ...
11-25-19, 05:21 AM
Replies: 53,162
Views: 7,310,929
Posted By UKFan4Sure

NICE Waterford 61cm -- NO affiliation!

https://louisville.craigslist.org/bik/d/vincennes-waterford-road-gravel-bike/7026535981.html
11-21-19, 10:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,758
Posted By UKFan4Sure

Answered.. Thanks!!

Answered.. Thanks!!
11-21-19, 09:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,758
Posted By UKFan4Sure

Both measure 57cm C to C. Peugeot uses the lowest...

Both measure 57cm C to C. Peugeot uses the lowest part of the seat tube's end for their measurement to arrive at 58cm. The bottom of the curve of the seat tube's end in other words.
11-19-19, 05:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,043
Posted By UKFan4Sure

Well, He's selling Moots, so the point is Moot,...

Well, He's selling Moots, so the point is Moot, right?
11-19-19, 05:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,758
Posted By UKFan4Sure

I am in Louisville, KY. Gotta add that to my...

I am in Louisville, KY. Gotta add that to my profile. Sorry.
11-15-19, 03:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,852
Posted By UKFan4Sure

There is a Target we shop that has a Schwinn road...

There is a Target we shop that has a Schwinn road bike that was assembled with the front fork turned around backwards. It now proudly hangs on display for purchase.

Out of safety for the...
11-14-19, 07:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,180
Posted By UKFan4Sure

I dream of finding a grail bike in a thrift or...

I dream of finding a grail bike in a thrift or antique store.. Oh wait, I did one time! My Schwinn Paramount for $300. I didn't even dicker on the price.
11-14-19, 06:59 PM
Replies: 612
Views: 28,020
Posted By UKFan4Sure

I am sorry for your loss. Seriously. Until you've...

I am sorry for your loss. Seriously. Until you've watched a spouse (and the family) go through hell with sickness no one can understand how it changes your life forever. I fortunately, have not. But...
11-14-19, 06:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,758
Posted By UKFan4Sure

Thanks for the tip. I believe your advice is...

Thanks for the tip. I believe your advice is sound.

OK, guys... For Bike Forum members "only"... :) $150. That's as low as it gets and I have more than that in it.

Thanks!!
11-13-19, 08:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,758
Posted By UKFan4Sure

I didn't want to, but I may have to throw this on...

I didn't want to, but I may have to throw this on eBay. I thought someone, anyone, might want this at the $175 price, but all I hear are crickets.

It's off to eBay on Friday.
11-13-19, 08:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,043
Posted By UKFan4Sure

Probably still worth the price, Alex!

Probably still worth the price, Alex!
11-13-19, 08:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 509
Posted By UKFan4Sure

Are you still at $900 as in the previous listing?

Are you still at $900 as in the previous listing?
11-13-19, 08:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,043
Posted By UKFan4Sure

Oh, man... Only an hour and a half away from me,...

Oh, man... Only an hour and a half away from me, too.
11-13-19, 07:52 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,737
Posted By UKFan4Sure

Meaning well seldom ends well. I'd just say leave...

Meaning well seldom ends well. I'd just say leave it be. It's not your job to educate the buyer or the seller.

From experience, here are the answers I usually get from advice like yours to a...
11-12-19, 05:19 PM
Replies: 612
Views: 28,020
Posted By UKFan4Sure

I actually think she's glad she can't sing...

I actually think she's glad she can't sing anymore. I mean with her money, the pressure is off to perform for the masses again.
11-12-19, 05:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,077
Posted By UKFan4Sure

I have found that the higher your grit, the...

I have found that the higher your grit, the harder it is to keep nice. EVERY little future scratch shows up if you polish them too highly. I prefer about 1000 grit and leave it alone with Mother's...
11-12-19, 12:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,043
Posted By UKFan4Sure

Now that there is interesting...

Now that there is interesting...
11-11-19, 08:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,758
Posted By UKFan4Sure

Gotta go... $175

Gotta go... $175
11-10-19, 02:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 859
Posted By UKFan4Sure

I went for training at ABB about 15 years ago. ...

I went for training at ABB about 15 years ago. It was a gantry unit with a vacuum tool end. The training was pretty neat. But I learned one thing: If you aren't trained, leave it alone. Crashing...
11-10-19, 02:08 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 14,499
Posted By UKFan4Sure

I just don't allow anyone to dictate my pace....

I just don't allow anyone to dictate my pace. When going on group rides, I'm "drop" conscious. If the group isn't used to slower pacers (I'm at 14-15 mph), then I don't ride with that group. I also...
11-10-19, 02:02 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,598
Posted By UKFan4Sure

My friend struggled on his spouse rides for about...

My friend struggled on his spouse rides for about 5 years. Finally he purchased her an eBike and the rest is history. He now is challenged to keep up with her. For them, it's a win/win. She gets...
11-09-19, 04:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,758
Posted By UKFan4Sure

Yes... If anyone ever wondered how these bikes...

Yes... If anyone ever wondered how these bikes were originally equipped (minus the nylon bar tape and whatever tires they had), look no further. It even has the wonderfully historic Helicomatic...
11-09-19, 02:12 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,577
Posted By UKFan4Sure

Only as a newbie... I purchased a Trek 5.2...

Only as a newbie... I purchased a Trek 5.2 Madone not knowing anything about bikes except it was amazingly sexy and beautiful. BUT... The geometry was wrong for my middle-aged back and neck, the...
11-09-19, 01:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,043
Posted By UKFan4Sure

Thanks to all for taking the time for feedback!

Thanks to all for taking the time for feedback!
11-08-19, 09:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,043
Posted By UKFan4Sure

Thanks, Geoff. One for the positive column!

Thanks, Geoff. One for the positive column!
11-08-19, 08:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,043
Posted By UKFan4Sure

Lynskey R350 -- Any Thoughts or Experiences?

My local LBS has a slightly used Ultegra 6800 built up R350 I am thinking about purchasing. I have been trying to educate myself on the brand and have been successful to some extent, but can find...
11-08-19, 03:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,534
Posted By UKFan4Sure

Whatever you do, start mild. And have a 6-pack...

Whatever you do, start mild. And have a 6-pack handy in the fridge. It's gonna take a while and a bit of patience. I'd start with my fingernail on each drop and see how hard the paint has set up. If...
11-08-19, 03:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,758
Posted By UKFan4Sure

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

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_2089_a53cca311a66920a5d4dd77634138afff8c9d3ba.jpg...
11-08-19, 03:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,758
Posted By UKFan4Sure

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

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_2082_1fbfef3eee5511abcd179f69fb5f5f70f5ac73bd.jpg...
11-08-19, 03:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,758
Posted By UKFan4Sure

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_2077_85e5400a1a54cafd8a0e431f143d2a519255b921.jpg...
11-08-19, 03:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,758
Posted By UKFan4Sure

1985 Peugeot PGN10 -- Saved and Refurbed

Offering up my PGN10 in 58cm. Pics declare condition. $150 plus shipping of buyer's choice. This is the last drop. Note: What appears to be a dent in the top tube where the "Made in France" logo is...
11-08-19, 04:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 382
Posted By UKFan4Sure

Your Honor, the Procecution (francophile) rests...

Your Honor, the Procecution (francophile) rests it's case....
11-08-19, 04:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,484
Posted By UKFan4Sure

1982 p8

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1280x960/img_1728_21fa629feca0d6dc8f88544495517617dcdd7ea2.jpg...
11-07-19, 08:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By UKFan4Sure

Bump for one of my favorite headsets. These are...

Bump for one of my favorite headsets. These are awesome!
11-07-19, 08:03 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,228
Posted By UKFan4Sure

I'm sure it's priced where only a museum could...

I'm sure it's priced where only a museum could afford it. I mean a few benefactors could contribute and it might just find it's home in a suiting place.
11-07-19, 06:19 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,539
Posted By UKFan4Sure

Dad, do yourself a favor and go buy him a bike to...

Dad, do yourself a favor and go buy him a bike to take to college with him. Invest in a couple hundred and go get him something on CL or otherwise.

First, there is sentimental value to your bike....
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