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10-11-19, 08:44 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,590
Posted By Darth Lefty

Typical responses you might expect: We...

Typical responses you might expect:


We tried this in 1982 and we didn't like it so all the people who have been doing it more and more for the last 20 years on mountain bikes are just wrong
...
10-05-19, 09:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 502
Posted By jjhabbs

Beautiful 78 Schwinn Volare Bike porn

Hey guys,
Check out this youtube video. Its a new bike in the collection and finally got around to doing a video on it.
78 schwinn volare.. Almost new condition other than the rubber.
...
09-25-19, 01:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,016
Posted By speedevil

Finished up the Masi

The Masi is finished, almost a year and a half after I actually bought the bike. The paint was touched up by Duane at chestercycles.com. You'll notice the Roadlink, which lets the RD clear a 30t cog....
09-21-19, 02:46 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,227
Posted By wolfchild

I don't have any complaints about MUPS here in my...

I don't have any complaints about MUPS here in my suburbs where I live and ride...MUPS make my daily commutes a lot easier, and I get to avoid some of the busy arterial roads with speeding cars and...
09-19-19, 07:35 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 10,933
Posted By Humpy

Honestly? I think riding around and yelling...

Honestly?

I think riding around and yelling at people about stuff like this is incredibly ******y.
09-15-19, 12:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,048
Posted By Doug Fattic

As a frame builder I've learned that the stated...

As a frame builder I've learned that the stated specs on any tube and their actual measurements are often different. In the old days when using Columbus SL was a popular choice, I would weigh each...
Replies: 26
Views: 1,439
Posted By GrainBrain

Oh look finally a Paramount in my size! If I had...

Oh look finally a Paramount in my size! If I had that dough I'd immediately go to a small builder instead.
09-10-19, 03:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,307
Posted By madpogue

^^^^ There's no "as though" about it -- FB...

^^^^ There's no "as though" about it -- FB members' participation _IS_ FB's property. When you participate on FB, you're not a customer, client, or even a consumer. YOU are the product. To that end,...
09-10-19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,309
Posted By caloso

There's a bit of weight lightening. ...

There's a bit of weight lightening. Unfortunately, it's all in your wallet.
09-09-19, 11:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,336
Posted By burnthesheep

Uphill first. You don't roll back and you can...

Uphill first. You don't roll back and you can tap the cranks to play with your balance. Then on flat road, probably rolling super slowly.

What to aspire to: integrate the head but...
09-09-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 957
Posted By SurferRosa

The op didn't have a bb spanner for his bb, or a...

The op didn't have a bb spanner for his bb, or a pipe wrench for his Helicomatic freewheel, so he took it to a shop or two. They may have messed 'em up, but he's not sure on the specifics. Another...
09-08-19, 05:02 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,751
Posted By P!N20

I'll start - '85 Pinarello Montello ...

I'll start - '85 Pinarello Montello

https://i.postimg.cc/g0DnGN5c/IMG-9785-edit.jpg
09-06-19, 06:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,873
Posted By unterhausen

just out of curiosity, does your professor...

just out of curiosity, does your professor encourage you to go out and spam forums instead of figuring these things out for yourself?
09-03-19, 10:51 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 10,328
Posted By scotton

When you start going far enough and fast enough...

When you start going far enough and fast enough to realize that the two parachutes strapped to your thighs are slowing you down, your give-a-crap meter will reset to zero and you will get some tight...
09-02-19, 02:55 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 18,783
Posted By cb400bill

You guys have no idea. It is more like 99.99%. ...

You guys have no idea. It is more like 99.99%. We used to get hammered by spam bot computers with hundreds, yes hundreds, of automated spams. Most of you never saw it because we have always been...
09-02-19, 02:05 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 18,783
Posted By spdntrxi

I like the rule.... because it basically stops...

I like the rule.... because it basically stops the people here that just come for ... what do I have and how much is it worth?
08-29-19, 11:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,106
Posted By Bianchi84

I was looking for a solution; not a PRACTICAL...

I was looking for a solution; not a PRACTICAL solution!!!
08-20-19, 08:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,051
Posted By SurferRosa

I've always been anti-Fench. Don't ask me why. ...

I've always been anti-Fench. Don't ask me why. But dad was anti-Fench, and his dad ... and his dad's dad.

Not his dad's dad's dad, though. He was very pro-Fench.
08-17-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,647
Posted By nesteel

That persons review is worth the paper it's...

That persons review is worth the paper it's written on. I've personally never seen a Sun Mystral steel rim. If you can't tell the difference between steel and aluminum, can't spell Deore correctly,...
08-17-19, 01:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 944
Posted By Johno59

Nice bike, definitely worth restoring. If you...

Nice bike, definitely worth restoring. If you keep this kind of bike, it will outlive you. If you restore it yourself and sell it, you will never get your money back. If on the other hand you get it...
08-10-19, 12:06 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,308
Posted By HTupolev

A big blobby parasite hanging off the bike.

A big blobby parasite hanging off the bike.
08-10-19, 10:09 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,308
Posted By Salamandrine

Not for me. I guess I'm one of the few that...

Not for me. I guess I'm one of the few that always thought they were ugly, from a purely design standpoint. They seem to work OK if set up correctly. I never tried them on a real ride, only test...
08-08-19, 01:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,286
Posted By Chris Chicago

yeah, pop or snap sound then wheel starts rubbing...

yeah, pop or snap sound then wheel starts rubbing the chainstay. I tried getting it on straight for 10minutes before noticing the crack. that would be fun to have on video, me scratching my head...
08-07-19, 10:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 664
Posted By ThermionicScott

Don't anthropomorphize bikes. They hate that!

Don't anthropomorphize bikes. They hate that!
08-01-19, 10:28 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 26,934
Posted By Darth Lefty

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

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/350x256/180123ad_b457_4fd8_a7c3_6813ddf8bf72_c87afe01576bc0027526ba87def8d34975c4acbb.gif
07-29-19, 09:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 755
Posted By AngryFrankie

I wish they were PW hubs! More like $99 commuter...

I wish they were PW hubs! More like $99 commuter special replacements. They do have Weinmann rims and ride pretty nice. "Out" is out in the hallway...by the way.
07-27-19, 07:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 301
Posted By The Golden Boy

Why eff with it- get another one- or better yet,...

Why eff with it- get another one- or better yet, get a Suntour.
07-27-19, 12:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 972
Posted By dedhed

While I don't recommend it and suggest a new...

While I don't recommend it and suggest a new chain (cheap), the pin can go back in with needlenose, 5 hands, patience, and copious amounts of expletives.
07-27-19, 07:40 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,193
Posted By RobbieTunes

Let me boot up my Tandy 100 and see if I can find...

Let me boot up my Tandy 100 and see if I can find it.
Forum: Commuting
07-25-19, 08:25 AM
Replies: 15,250
Views: 11,038,181
Posted By the sci guy

Had to swap the randonneur bars and original...

Had to swap the randonneur bars and original levers because they were not working for me at all. Bike is now sporting a Soma Late Riser bar, with Brooks leather grips, and Tektro city brake levers...
07-24-19, 05:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,245
Posted By RobbieTunes

When I see Bianchi, all I see is green. Those...

When I see Bianchi, all I see is green. Those things confuse me.
07-23-19, 09:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 875
Posted By sloar

I can finally get back to wrenching again

Since moving I went from a two car garage to an 8x8 shed. I finally built a 16x14 shop, need to finish the shingles, but Iím a happy guy. Didnít turn out to bad since I had no idea what I was doing....
07-23-19, 07:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,272
Posted By Gresp15C

I used a hacksaw and got it as square as I could,...

I used a hacksaw and got it as square as I could, then cleaned it up with a file. Nobody will ever see it.
07-22-19, 06:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,904
Posted By Bandera

Call when the functional prototype has 10,000...

Call when the functional prototype has 10,000 flawless miles on it and all of your patents have been approved.
Otherwise: It's a combination of Hot Air and yet another answer to a question that no...
07-21-19, 12:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,144
Posted By Last ride 76

Seatpost, grease.... and bang goes the bolt.

I painted new highlights on my old milled Campy seatpost recently. Knowing how many folks had bad experiences with siezed posts, i decided to put some grease on it before re-inserting. Let me add,...
07-20-19, 11:55 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,705
Posted By northbend

Field Note 15 I am home now. Arriving yesterday...

Field Note 15
I am home now. Arriving yesterday around noon. I figure I better write the end of my journal while the impressions are still fresh, the legs still twitching and my writing ability...
07-20-19, 08:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,350
Posted By wgscott

I believe in allowing natural selection to run...

I believe in allowing natural selection to run its unfettered course.
07-17-19, 11:35 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,467
Posted By rumrunn6

call the buyer & explain. give him a chance to do...

call the buyer & explain. give him a chance to do the right thing & take the bike he originally paid for
07-14-19, 06:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 738
Posted By devinfan

Return of the Stumpjumper

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/zbjom5r_ec85851576114ca05eff318cb98df657bd5d1c96.jpg
The bike that got me into biking. About 20 years ago I fell in love with this...
07-12-19, 08:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,870
Posted By T-Mar

He might as well have left off the bottle cages...

He might as well have left off the bottle cages because two full bottles will balloon the weight by 30%.
07-09-19, 10:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,102
Posted By sdn40

Ahhh, the good ole days when a kid would be...

Ahhh, the good ole days when a kid would be mesmerized by that until running into the back of a parked car. Good times.

Now there's 20,000 apps for that and it's no big deal.
07-08-19, 05:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 833
Posted By SurferRosa

Better to have loved in a boring suburb than...

Better to have loved in a boring suburb than never to have loved at all.

At least, that's what they say.
07-07-19, 08:48 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,877
Posted By veganbikes

Hello I am Cycling Joe, I represent the...

Hello I am Cycling Joe,

I represent the concern of Awfully Good Starches. We are manufacture of high quality starches for the athletic needs of athletes and people who are also interested. We have...
07-06-19, 09:46 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,435
Posted By Lemond1985

Looks slightly better to me after "Auto Levels"...

Looks slightly better to me after "Auto Levels" in Photoshop, though not quite as artsy.
...
07-03-19, 08:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 820
Posted By SpeedofLite

A: No. We are...

A: No. We are .....https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSSgSGu5X9NBee4OOrqTHFEAJDxAJwj892Jn59RKAaHnb30SnYX
07-02-19, 02:28 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,435
Posted By Drillium Dude

Page 3 and not a bike in a bike rack? Well, okay...

Page 3 and not a bike in a bike rack? Well, okay then:

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/768x1024/9383251180_766cc41bd7_b_c1f4b5ab6e07d95ee2e20774c690ff364866f96a.jpg

DD
07-02-19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,085
Posted By sdn40

The chain looks like it's from the 50's if it...

The chain looks like it's from the 50's if it makes you feel any better :)
07-02-19, 08:42 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,821
Posted By rando_couche

FWIW, a standard (32mm?) HS wrench works just...

FWIW, a standard (32mm?) HS wrench works just fine on these headsets. They're designed that way.
07-02-19, 04:23 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,124
Posted By 257 roberts

If I had a 13 year old daughter that wanted to...

If I had a 13 year old daughter that wanted to ride with me and talk to me I would be willing to stop/go slow as much as she wanted to,the time you spend bonding is more vaulable than gold...those...
07-01-19, 02:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,124
Posted By shelbyfv

This may be the first time "breaks" has been used...

This may be the first time "breaks" has been used correctly on BF:rolleyes:
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