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10-15-19, 08:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 412
Posted By rseeker

That's cool. A bike-specific memento mori...

That's cool. A bike-specific memento mori (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Memento_mori).
Forum: Foo
10-15-19, 05:02 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 778
Posted By Lemond1985

Yes, I believe it was "out you pixies go, through...

Yes, I believe it was "out you pixies go, through the door, or out the winda." :)
10-10-19, 12:16 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,785
Posted By Troul

A little while back I was able to achieve a top...

A little while back I was able to achieve a top 10 pr. It involved putting ribs in the smoker, & needing to get back from the ride in order to tend the meat. It was a very rewarding day!
Forum: Foo
10-10-19, 05:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,027
Posted By Lemond1985

"Well, that's the news from Gun Barrel Texas,...

"Well, that's the news from Gun Barrel Texas, where all the women are bipolar, all the men are in prison, and all the children are short, mean, and stupid." :D

J/K (Texans are all armed).
10-09-19, 10:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 335
Posted By Reynolds 531

Randombikeparts.com has a few for very good...

Randombikeparts.com has a few for very good prices including carbon (although the carbon is closer to 300)
10-09-19, 05:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 586
Posted By Unca_Sam

Selected components

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/20190912_230047_ad5ce075f89e4dd72283c3bc7f36b7171a86e3d1.jpg

Full spread! Handlebar, stem, and seatpost came with the bike. Seatpost...
10-05-19, 02:50 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 66,885
Posted By Namnad510

Thanks for all the information in this post. I...

Thanks for all the information in this post. I have an 87 “Miami vice” Ironman and didn’t realize how many of the parts have been upgraded. I got it second hand around 1996. I’ll need to post in...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-19, 02:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 863
Posted By wipekitty

I'm a proud owner of this set as well :) ...

I'm a proud owner of this set as well :)

I've had it for close to three years, and the carbon bits on my bike have yet to snap or come loose, so it's good enough for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-19, 09:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 437
Posted By shoota

I'm glad I found this thread. I've been needing...

I'm glad I found this thread. I've been needing new insoles so I'll give the Profoots a shot, appreciate the tip.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 548
Posted By Clem von Jones

I also think it would be desirable to have the...

I also think it would be desirable to have the lower bars extend backward about an inch more they generally do. That area would be ideal to rest on when spinning up long-duration climbs. The 4 degree...
09-23-19, 05:38 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,093
Posted By RobbieTunes

Celebrating for Greg should be possible without...

Celebrating for Greg should be possible without even mentioning the other guy. Lemond is why I kept a bike around, even when I thought cycling was sort of silly. I wanted to capture what he showed...
09-21-19, 08:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 190
Posted By crank_addict

1958~ First World Championship - Women's

Great insight of Eileen Cropper...
09-20-19, 06:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 595
Posted By ljsense

Bikemig is right on the money; the Kool Stop tire...

Bikemig is right on the money; the Kool Stop tire jack is the greatest tool for tough tires. I don't know why it doesn't get more recognition. It makes a horrible job easy. After you use it, you'll...
09-16-19, 07:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,020
Posted By indyfabz

Buy a white helmet and get creative with red and...

Buy a white helmet and get creative with red and blue Sharpies. It's all the rage these days. :innocent:
09-15-19, 03:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,132
Posted By trailangel

'How I Learned to Cycle Like a Dutchman' Smoke...

'How I Learned to Cycle Like a Dutchman'
Smoke some weed, ride a 55 pound dutch bike at 3 miles per hour. No helmet required.....it's just slightly faster than walking.
09-14-19, 01:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,658
Posted By 3alarmer

....slooooowly I turned. Step by step, inch by...

....slooooowly I turned. Step by step, inch by inch..... (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slowly_I_Turned)
09-13-19, 11:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,132
Posted By Loose Chain

Open carry a 1911 and two mags and people will...

Open carry a 1911 and two mags and people will give you a wide birth and the rednecks will honk in delight. Put a do not tread on me snake on your jersey and your are golden with the PU truck crowd....
09-13-19, 10:05 PM
Replies: 7,432
Views: 659,835
Posted By Classtime

After a quick bath.

PO rode it gently on a couple Rosarito-Ensenada rides and then stored it for 25 years. I feel better now after missing out on that Red '89....
09-13-19, 08:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 280
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Chainring found. :thumb:

Chainring found. :thumb:
09-11-19, 11:51 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,698
Posted By ThermionicScott

You're probably feeling the chordal action: ...

You're probably feeling the chordal action: 2.2.1 Chordal Action (http://chain-guide.com/basics/2-2-1-chordal-action.html) If we weren't trying to make bicycles go faster and faster without adding...
09-10-19, 06:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,585
Posted By Loose Chain

As much as that is a dufus move, if Presta stems...

As much as that is a dufus move, if Presta stems get any longer I may begin to consider it as the lesser of evils.
09-10-19, 04:31 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 12,088
Posted By non-fixie

One bike that caught my attention a few years ago...

One bike that caught my attention a few years ago was the machine that Jacques Anquetil rode in the first TT of the 1961 Tour de France. Which he won of course. If you look closely you'll see that...
09-10-19, 02:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,585
Posted By madpogue

I just picked up one of these at a thrift store...

I just picked up one of these at a thrift store sale a few weeks ago; my wife spotted it among the usual shiny Magnas (et al) that everyone else was gravitating to. 1990, I think. Metallic orange...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-19, 10:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,301
Posted By softreset

I picked up a random stranger who got dropped

This evening while driving home from work on my usual route, I had the Sacramento area river ride zip past me. Or at least I think that's what it was, they were coming down W Elverta Road (just NW of...
09-06-19, 01:21 PM
Replies: 7,432
Views: 659,835
Posted By texaspandj

Horrible pic but (and I can't stress this enough)...

Horrible pic but (and I can't stress this enough) AWESOME Bike.
The only original components/parts is the Crankset, brake calipers, saddle and stem.
The seatpost and brake levers are Shimano 600....
09-06-19, 06:31 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,307
Posted By PilotFishBob

I left FB in July last year, I miss some of the...

I left FB in July last year, I miss some of the bike groups I was following but other than those it was problematic. The increasingly negative 'Friends' chatter was bad but worse were the problems...
09-02-19, 08:45 AM
Replies: 7,432
Views: 659,835
Posted By texaspandj

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Man my schedule is changing again beginning this month. Also a...
09-01-19, 08:35 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,784
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

From extensive personal experience, and of course...

From extensive personal experience, and of course in my opinion, the change in reach over aero style brake levers, is 5-10mm if we're talking Shimano 9- and 10-speed STI levers (external shift...
Forum: Foo
08-30-19, 07:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,078
Posted By Deal4Fuji

Stay away, you'll never know what you'll catch. ...

Stay away, you'll never know what you'll catch.
Just the other day I heard of a soldier falling off some Indonesian junk that's going round.
08-29-19, 07:21 PM
Replies: 7,432
Views: 659,835
Posted By texaspandj

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Doh! Here's the pic.
This is my only 52cm. My other three Ironman are...
08-29-19, 12:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 941
Posted By Repack Rider

How did 40 years go past so quickly?

[This was written for a non-bicycling website. I thought I would put it here too even though it over-explains a few things.]

It was just 40 years ago, late summer of 1979.

For a couple of...
08-29-19, 11:42 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,567
Posted By non-fixie

It happened to me only once, on this Roy Thame: ...

It happened to me only once, on this Roy Thame:

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/960x540/540_9805ef5d070fc10a6f7c32d992557c8c5968ef39.jpg

Since its quick release system...
08-29-19, 10:40 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,567
Posted By noobinsf

A bikeforums member jonwvara makes a tool that...

A bikeforums member jonwvara makes a tool that inserts into road sign posts to give you leverage to unscrew your freewheel:

New! The Freewheel Key...
08-28-19, 09:35 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,848
Posted By cudak888

Sounds like one of the 200 ofos that CitySquare...

Sounds like one of the 200 ofos that CitySquare received from the Dallas fleet when they were donated - I believe the local ofo operations manager was a beneficiary of the program. Anther 350 went to...
08-28-19, 02:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 791
Posted By Skipjacks

If the shorts fall off, they are too big. ...

If the shorts fall off, they are too big.

If they stay on, but your voice goes up a few octaves, they are too small.
08-26-19, 03:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,254
Posted By ciclista_pazza

I just wanted to update this thread for anyone...

I just wanted to update this thread for anyone who was following it. I received the ISM Adamo saddle and had it put on my hybrid over the weekend. It was slightly strange at first but after riding it...
08-24-19, 11:55 PM
Replies: 7,432
Views: 659,835
Posted By TXsailor

My sister in law was riding along in the HHH on...

My sister in law was riding along in the HHH on her Miami Vice and a girl rode up beside her and complemented her on her cool bike. Then she pointed to her downtube shifters and said what are those...
08-24-19, 11:24 PM
Replies: 7,432
Views: 659,835
Posted By TXsailor

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

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Ready to ride the Hotter 'N Hell 100. You...
08-24-19, 07:31 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,794
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

A fond farewell to a Classic & Vintage Hotel

The time has come, The Downtown Hotel in Port Angeles is closing this Labor Day :(



https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48614785842_996d9e91d9_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2h4Vu7N)

For the past...
08-24-19, 05:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 517
Posted By Mad Honk

TKJ, I am a Professional Golf Club Repairer and...

TKJ,
I am a Professional Golf Club Repairer and I have to know about carbon fiber shafts. In golf shafts the lateral plies of the carbon fiber add stiffness to the tube. The radial plies add a...
08-24-19, 05:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 801
Posted By rccardr

I own both, pretty much: an 88 SR500 and an 86...

I own both, pretty much: an 88 SR500 and an 86 Ironman.

The difference is...not much. Both are efficient at transferring rider effort to forward motion. Both look great. Both are totally reliable....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-19, 08:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 755
Posted By Machka

August 24 is Rowan and my anniversary. :)...

August 24 is Rowan and my anniversary. :) Although we were married on August 24 in Canada, which is August 25 in Australia, it is August 24 here in Australia today, so we're celebrating today. Did...
Forum: Foo
08-24-19, 08:06 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,089
Posted By Rollfast

Kate Bush was a phenomenon in her teens without...

Kate Bush was a phenomenon in her teens without an internet and quite a good dancer (I don't mean the Hustle, I mean classical dancing).

This is the 'Red Dress' (second version) of Wuthering...
08-24-19, 12:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 899
Posted By HTupolev

I only pun on accident, unfortunately.

I only pun on accident, unfortunately.
Forum: Foo
08-23-19, 06:25 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,089
Posted By Deal4Fuji

It's not so bad if you sprinkle a little glitter...

It's not so bad if you sprinkle a little glitter on it

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ZM7F7e28QM
Forum: Foo
08-22-19, 06:53 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,772
Posted By TankSlapper

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

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08-22-19, 12:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,713
Posted By indyfabz

I retired from the local MS 150 ride after it...

I retired from the local MS 150 ride after it ballooned to more than 7,000 people. Just got WAY too crazy. There were plenty of crashes every year and lots of "near misses." When an ambulance would...
Forum: Foo
08-18-19, 01:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,569
Posted By ahsposo

Take it to the Road forum. That's where waving...

Take it to the Road forum. That's where waving threads belong...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-19, 05:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 702
Posted By Kimmo

What you need is nuts that don't use a socket. ...

What you need is nuts that don't use a socket.

Like what you find on V-brake pads. I think M5 would be the right thread, too.
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