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06-24-19, 09:17 PM
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Posted By Last ride 76

It's clear you don't live in either one......

It's clear you don't live in either one... Besides the obvious inappropriateness of the response, you did not reckon with the retaliation/escalation factor.

You're on a bike,:eek: dude:... even...
06-24-19, 08:56 PM
Replies: 79
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Posted By Last ride 76

Where they generally do NOT have free roaming...

Where they generally do NOT have free roaming dogs 'cause all you gotta do is look up after your crash, for the nearest billboard and you'll see a number for a "Personal Injury Lawyer".
06-24-19, 08:40 PM
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Views: 3,838
Posted By Last ride 76

Yep.

Yep.
06-24-19, 08:22 PM
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Posted By Last ride 76

Welcome! Learning to adjust and repair your...

Welcome! Learning to adjust and repair your bicycle is GOOD:thumb: Thinking about how they function is also GOOD.:thumb: How wheels attached to bikes, changed dramatically less than 100 years ago....
06-23-19, 08:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,385
Posted By Last ride 76

2 more - Spring Skiing... Surfing isn't as fast...

2 more - Spring Skiing... Surfing isn't as fast perhaps, but the scenery, oh, the scenery. Wahooo!
06-23-19, 04:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 492
Posted By Last ride 76

Agreed, it is that cool. Too small for me, too...

Agreed, it is that cool. Too small for me, too big for my daughter.
06-23-19, 11:41 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,409
Posted By Last ride 76

Thishttps://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vb...

Thishttps://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1723x1146/lemond__2036ce7fea199b05de20381164212b297f04b14d.jpg

1998 (?) LeMond

Trek factory installed S&S couplers and custom paint...
06-23-19, 06:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By Last ride 76

Just to be clear, the dropouts slipped off the...

Just to be clear, the dropouts slipped off the wooden box and hit the floor with the bike in an upright position? The drop was one foot? You believe the space between the drop outs is now narrower...
06-22-19, 05:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 585
Posted By Last ride 76

The photo; Your concentration and open mouth say...

The photo; Your concentration and open mouth say it all. :thumb:

The Performance Bike bottle carrier; $80 for an over-engineered monstrosity with "Eroica" embossed on it? Yee haw... (And no I...
06-22-19, 05:20 PM
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Posted By Last ride 76

Unusual find, almost put on Wacky World, but too nice...

Why someone had a shop build this frame up new like this is a mystery to me. A Frankenbike, done new bitd, and put away after being ridden only "300 miles" ?The seller's claim of the bike being...
06-22-19, 01:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,441
Posted By Last ride 76

This. Luck and care are part of it. Vitriol? A...

This. Luck and care are part of it. Vitriol? A sheltered life, perhaps... ;) I kid. Gently.
06-22-19, 12:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 797
Posted By Last ride 76

That's a big part of how my love of cycling...

That's a big part of how my love of cycling began... As a kid, getting to different fishing spots, (and the beach occasionally). I had those pannier type wire baskets on the rear and put the rod over...
06-22-19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,068
Posted By Last ride 76

Wow, sorry to hear about the damage. Just a bit...

Wow, sorry to hear about the damage. Just a bit of old school info. Falerio Masi specified all his house built bikes have 36h 4x wheels, even here in the US.
06-22-19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 580
Posted By Last ride 76

I hadn't thought about radial DS, crossed nds....

I hadn't thought about radial DS, crossed nds. Logical granting stiff hub design. Appreciate the civil back and forth...
Eric
06-21-19, 09:17 PM
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Posted By Last ride 76

which doesn't take away from the fact that at...

which doesn't take away from the fact that at Sub-200 obo, it seems like a great deal...
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Views: 470
Posted By Last ride 76

"Restoring" means different things to different...

"Restoring" means different things to different people. The sums of money and amount of labor vary according current condition and degree of restoration. Repaint, and re-chroming, lots of money....
06-21-19, 05:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 788
Posted By Last ride 76

It takes much longer for steel chains and steel...

It takes much longer for steel chains and steel rings to accommodate imperfections in fit through wearing down, and may never wear together as smoothly as steel/alu, and so be more prone to making...
06-21-19, 05:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,637
Posted By Last ride 76

The term passive-aggressive comes to mind....

The term passive-aggressive comes to mind. Perhaps I'm not using it correctly...
06-21-19, 05:07 PM
Replies: 76
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Posted By Last ride 76

+1 Tactile feedback... :)

+1 Tactile feedback... :)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-19, 04:07 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,332
Posted By Last ride 76

This is not so. 31 mph is a slightly downhill...

This is not so. 31 mph is a slightly downhill race or even TT pace... Aerodynamics being the limiting factor, 62 mph was a relatively rare accomplishment without drafting motorized vehicles, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-19, 03:24 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,332
Posted By Last ride 76

That's what I did, till I went to old tri-spoke,...

That's what I did, till I went to old tri-spoke, for the areo:rolleyes: (bling):thumb: on a black kestrel 500sci.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-19, 02:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,883
Posted By Last ride 76

+1 Particularly coming up to red lights... I...

+1 Particularly coming up to red lights... I must look like a real klutz when the bike hiccups as I momentarily stop pedaling Doh!
06-21-19, 11:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 966
Posted By Last ride 76

I caught part of that Fresh Air (added "e" is...

I caught part of that Fresh Air (added "e" is derisive?) segment in my truck driving between jobs, heard "Major Taylor" and my ears perked up. I knew a little bit before, but now looking forward to...
06-20-19, 09:06 PM
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Views: 2,508
Posted By Last ride 76

Not Gray

​​​​​​:eek:

Not by...
06-20-19, 09:01 PM
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Views: 2,508
Posted By Last ride 76

Hey sailor, lookin' for me?

You just had to say it... you just had to go there... https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/pink_guerciotti_and_tt_bars_3a14ba812fb087621394802cbe0185267c4cf552.jpg
06-20-19, 10:19 AM
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Posted By Last ride 76

Inhaled, you might feel faster... Pain...

Inhaled, you might feel faster...
Pain receptors dialed down, might improve performance, particularly climbing, provided able to stay upright.
06-19-19, 06:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,331
Posted By Last ride 76

Aha, winner, winner, chicken dinner. :thumb: I'll...

Aha, winner, winner, chicken dinner. :thumb: I'll keep my eyes open for a used one.
06-19-19, 06:43 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 9,236
Posted By Last ride 76

+1 Thx, didn't know how to say that politely.

+1 Thx, didn't know how to say that politely.
06-19-19, 06:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,331
Posted By Last ride 76

I would imagine that a gentleman going by the...

I would imagine that a gentleman going by the name of "Retro Grouch" is probably familiar with a Silca type pump head.


Regarding ease of inflation...I think that was his point, if one has a hose...
06-19-19, 05:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,331
Posted By Last ride 76

R G - I would not consider uttering...

R G -


I would not consider uttering "incorrect" and thereby contradict you, but might we not be able to agree that certain less erudite folk,* find "threading" a somewhat unusual usage of the...
06-17-19, 06:10 PM
Replies: 51,217
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Posted By Last ride 76

One of six cool bikes for folks with long legs!...

One of six cool bikes for folks with long legs! check sellers other ads...
If this has already been posted, well, sorry. They're cool enough for a second look.:D...
06-17-19, 11:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,051
Posted By Last ride 76

Brooklyn, really? Sez youse...:D

Brooklyn, really? Sez youse...:D
06-17-19, 11:01 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,331
Posted By Last ride 76

You have presta valves that require threading the...

You have presta valves that require threading the chuck onto the valve stem? I've never seen one. I get your press on compressor tip... But the other part I don't.
06-17-19, 10:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,331
Posted By Last ride 76

You have presta valves that require threading the...

You have presta valves that require threading the chuck onto the valve stem? How strange, I've never seen one.
06-17-19, 08:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,051
Posted By Last ride 76

Seems like a valid point... Are the tests done on...

Seems like a valid point... Are the tests done on those plastic skulls we generally see in the videos? Presumably for sophisticated tests it's at least a shell structure with some decisions...
06-16-19, 03:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,051
Posted By Last ride 76

No? Are you sure... then why do they have a strip...

No? Are you sure... then why do they have a strip of herring bone fabric on their helmet huh? Explain that away, if you can.

Sheesh...If you don't appreciate my sense of humor/humour, just say so....
06-16-19, 06:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 616
Posted By Last ride 76

They may have been that way for years... In my...

They may have been that way for years...
In my experience, they will not fail catastrophically all at once. In the past, I have had some spokes pull out, but was able to get home, on a less than...
06-16-19, 06:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By Last ride 76

missing a nut?

missing a nut?
06-16-19, 05:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By Last ride 76

Mine just streams out BPM Bluetooth, it ain't...

Mine just streams out BPM Bluetooth, it ain't rocket science... Any HRM strap not bought in a dollar store is accurate, and even most of those are accurate until they break.

Meaningful data?...
06-15-19, 07:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 259
Posted By Last ride 76

Make sure the frame is not rusting horribly from...

Make sure the frame is not rusting horribly from the inside, take off the seat post and look down the tube with a light, take the frame and rotate it head over heels to listen for tinkling rust...
06-14-19, 09:46 PM
Replies: 17,410
Views: 2,664,914
Posted By Last ride 76

He says he hasn't been riding it much, riding the...

He says he hasn't been riding it much, riding the cinelli instead... I don't blame him. Looks like a Drewed Gaspipe frame with stamped dropouts and unmatched fork. Overpriced by a factor of ten?
06-14-19, 08:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 753
Posted By Last ride 76

I broke my collar bone at age 47, clean break...

I broke my collar bone at age 47, clean break w/1.8 cm displacement, IIRC, was seen by Orthopod who consulted for Yankees Pitchers...
Said leave in sling 90% of time, don't do anything with the arm....
06-14-19, 03:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 643
Posted By Last ride 76

Rain, cool. Thunderstorm, not so much. Glad...

Rain, cool. Thunderstorm, not so much.
Glad you're in one piece.
06-14-19, 03:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,051
Posted By Last ride 76

Brooks Brothers? :foo: Sheesh.

Brooks Brothers? :foo: Sheesh.
06-14-19, 03:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,051
Posted By Last ride 76

+1 I wear an mips helmet, because it's current...

+1
I wear an mips helmet, because it's current "best" tech to protect the brain (within reason, I'm not about to wear a motorcycle helmet). If not for safety concerns, I would wear what we wore when...
06-14-19, 02:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 547
Posted By Last ride 76

Yes, there were/are vintage tubulars that were...

Yes, there were/are vintage tubulars that were miniscule in profile. The 19mm and 18mm that I had were scarcely 1/2 inch high. They looked spindly in regular sized frames. I still have a set of...
06-13-19, 08:30 PM
Replies: 51,217
Views: 6,653,063
Posted By Last ride 76

trek...

Beauty,
I have a soft spot for those flowing curves connecting the tubes, and the wishbone. Looking for a facilitator. Might be willing to let the wheels stay in Richmond, & save on shipping. Have...
06-13-19, 10:52 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,143
Posted By Last ride 76

I would say that the saddle looks a little high,...

I would say that the saddle looks a little high, and that you might read saddle height threads, simple heel on the pedal, spin backwards is one place to start. After that, you might feel better...
06-13-19, 10:19 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,293
Posted By Last ride 76

chicken and egg.

You make excellent points. But I think the problem arose before screens became ubiquitous.

We have always limited my daughter's screen time, including in the car. Only on multi-hour trips, are...
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