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06-24-20, 07:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,237
Posted By T-Mar

1950s: Raleigh Sports. From 1900 to 1946, the USA...

1950s: Raleigh Sports. From 1900 to 1946, the USA market had been largely closed to foreign brands, as a result of prohibitive import duties that had been put in place to help the American bicycle...
06-22-20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,716
Posted By caloso

Both. I also carry both a spare tube and a patch...

Both. I also carry both a spare tube and a patch kit. Belt and suspenders.
06-22-20, 08:14 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,716
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

Full size frame pump achieving full pressure in...

Full size frame pump achieving full pressure in 90 strokes for an unlimited number of flats.
06-21-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,223
Posted By Slightspeed

Like them or not, Starbucks never refused to top...

Like them or not, Starbucks never refused to top up my water bottle. Putting on a mask for a couple minutes is not that big of a deal.
06-16-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 7,972
Posted By FiftySix

Don't worry. All that facial recognition...

Don't worry. All that facial recognition infrastructure tells us exactly where you've been. Mask or no mask.
:innocent:


:D
06-16-20, 06:59 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 7,972
Posted By Bertrand Boxest

This is like someone chose as a debate topic:...

This is like someone chose as a debate topic: "Resolved: Starkist is Superior to Chicken of the Sea."
06-12-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 9,852
Posted By Koyote

Where are these threads in which people "crap all...

Where are these threads in which people "crap all over aluminum"?
06-12-20, 07:01 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 9,852
Posted By Retro Grouch

Aluminum is the minivan of bike frame materials. ...

Aluminum is the minivan of bike frame materials. It's not the lightest, not the cheapest, not the must durable, not the most anything. It occupies the functional sweet spot in the middle of...
06-03-20, 07:31 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,887
Posted By indyfabz

IMO, I think some of what you are seeing are...

IMO, I think some of what you are seeing are non-serious responses to the trolls who are allowed to ply their trade on this site because they tiptoe inside the boundaries of the rules and create site...
05-07-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,768
Posted By Leisesturm

As I understand it, metro Portland, OR has 76...

As I understand it, metro Portland, OR has 76 bike shops. I don't know if bike co-ops are counted in with bike stores, but in the two areas of metro Portland that I have lived the bike stores appear...
04-24-20, 05:05 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,763
Posted By J.Higgins

This is sound thinking, Rosa, and I'm going to...

This is sound thinking, Rosa, and I'm going to employ this in my next CL ad. Thanks!

Regardless, we just need to remember that there is ebb and flow to hobbies and interests, and this perceived...
04-21-20, 06:52 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 8,566
Posted By wle

none of the original post makes sense. if there...

none of the original post makes sense.
if there are bargains, why should
i just can;t go on

responding to nonsense
i can't

(opening craigslist to look for cheap bikes, now i am inspired...
04-20-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 8,566
Posted By livedarklions

Little known fact that the entire Social Security...

Little known fact that the entire Social Security system is just a deep state plot by the government to finance the acquisition and hoarding of all the cheap bikes.

Don't pretend you don't know...
04-20-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 8,566
Posted By amishboy51

Okay, I realize this was beaten to death days...

Okay, I realize this was beaten to death days ago, but as a senior/retiree/old fart myself, am I the only one puzzled at “pensioner”? I thought I was in Buckingham Palace, listening to Queen...
04-20-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 630
Posted By Brewsmith

Tons FS: Dura Ace, Ultegra, Campy, Saddles, RDs, Levers, Freewheels

I went through the bins and have a bunch of stuff I no longer need. All prices include CONUS shipping, will do discounts for multiple items. See pics in the album HERE...
04-16-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 8,566
Posted By krecik

Dave Mayer ^ Facts. Flipping isn't...

Dave Mayer

^ Facts.

Flipping isn't really profitable. I do it as a hobby and for the most part, the work to payoff ratio isn't impressive. I just do it because I hate seeing good bikes rusting...
04-16-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 8,566
Posted By travbikeman

:popcornHeh....the things we talk about when we...

:popcornHeh....the things we talk about when we have so much extra time available!

Personally I think it's cool if retirees or others are rebuilding bikes to sell. Doesn't mean I have to buy the...
04-12-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,696
Posted By greatscott

Whaaattt? you want to take your bike to a bike...

Whaaattt? you want to take your bike to a bike shop every month and have them clean it? Oh dear lord.

Your question isn't about wasting water, it's about being lazy. Where there's a will there's...
04-10-20, 07:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,696
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

The issue with water isn't the wetness it's the...

The issue with water isn't the wetness it's the pressure that wetness gets forced with against the seals, gaps, clamps that a bike has dozens of (every spoke nipple has three entry points as...
04-09-20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,696
Posted By Mad Honk

Andy, I have learned over the years to charge...

Andy,
I have learned over the years to charge what I am worth so the charges are $100 per hour, and the rate for a complete overhaul is 4.1 hours from the manual 40 years ago. That would likely...
04-05-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 56,823
Views: 8,169,769
Posted By Mad Honk

Piff, The tensioner was used for bikes...

Piff,
The tensioner was used for bikes equipped with two different gears on a flip flop hub. Way back in the ABA and NBA days they were fairly easy to find, as the tracks were sometimes changed...
03-18-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 12,628
Posted By Happy Feet

What I am learning is that some people have their...

What I am learning is that some people have their own internal scripts that can't be easily changed by facts. They want to believe, or not believe a certain thing and no amount of evidence will...
03-05-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,881
Posted By UniChris

Nothing I have is narrow enough to "need" a...

Nothing I have is narrow enough to "need" a presta but as I start moving into "better" stuff I'm running into it.

For the most part I don't mind, and the retaining nut is nice to avoid the stem...
02-14-20, 03:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,375
Posted By canklecat

Lighter practical rims for regular use might...

Lighter practical rims for regular use might include Araya CTL-370 and Wolber Super Champion Alpines. My weight has varied between 165 (2017) to 150 (now), and I've ridden those hard on rough rural...
01-24-19, 04:43 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 107,674
Posted By bwilli88

That is a beautiful bike. Nice lines and those...

That is a beautiful bike. Nice lines and those fenders fit beautifully.
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