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11-24-21, 03:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 600
Posted By genejockey

This is the very reason I never source all the...

This is the very reason I never source all the parts from the same vendor, or at least not all at once. That way, I have to actually do math to figure out the cost.
11-24-21, 08:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 381
Posted By 05 fuji

Does it look like this?

Does it look like this?
11-23-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 600
Posted By Wildwood

New fork, new paint, new crankset, 11 speed...

New fork, new paint, new crankset, 11 speed wheels….


it’s a new bike.
I hear new bikes are expensive.
11-22-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 951
Posted By Dylansbob

It really dates me to being in my mid 40s to say,...

It really dates me to being in my mid 40s to say, I can dig the splatter paint. Tri-color rasta fades are better, but all those funky finishes of the late 80s through mid 90s hit close for me.
11-22-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 769
Posted By blacknbluebikes

"AND it's available!"

"AND it's available!"
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,586
Posted By Seattle Forrest

How's is this even a question? If it has SRAM...

How's is this even a question? If it has SRAM it's not a dream build.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,528
Posted By WhyFi

You've gotta work on getting a non-hazardous tire...

You've gotta work on getting a non-hazardous tire on the rear wheel.
11-17-21, 03:28 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 3,346
Posted By genejockey

D'you suppose I could tell my wife that Big...

D'you suppose I could tell my wife that Big Bicycle FORCED ME to buy yet another bike? "Really, hon! Honestly! I had no choice in the matter!"
11-17-21, 07:28 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 6,467
Posted By Reflector Guy

I've also been on some forums where there is a...

I've also been on some forums where there is a group that all races each other to scream "Do a Search!!" every time a new member asks a question. The problem is, very seldom do the actual questions...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-21, 06:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 234
Posted By classic carl

Looks like a great deal for $350 if it's the...

Looks like a great deal for $350 if it's the right frame size for you. The first thing I would do would be to rotate the handlebars to a lower position so that the drops are parallel to the ground. I...
11-13-21, 07:40 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,812
Posted By Kapusta

You are confusing “drool worthy” with “status...

You are confusing “drool worthy” with “status symbol”.

Or maybe you are just confusing “self-professed bike lovers” with “posers”.

For true bike lovers, “drool worthy” and “easily obtainable”...
11-09-21, 07:26 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 7,010
Posted By shoota

Semi-custom Parlee Z3 with Di2. Light as carbon,...

Semi-custom Parlee Z3 with Di2. Light as carbon, compliant as steel. Unreal bike. ...
11-04-21, 08:12 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 48,325
Posted By tkamd73

Thought I posted this here earlier, but looking...

Thought I posted this here earlier, but looking through, guess not. Got the frame off of eBay, originally stripped the 1055 group set off my Asian series 5 for the first build.
Great ride, but...
10-31-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 595
Posted By iab

People, places and stuff are pictures on Flickr. ...

People, places and stuff are pictures on Flickr.
CAD files are on my hard drive but I can't see why anyone would want those.
And for the life of me I can't imagine why anyone would want personal...
10-22-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,303
Posted By fishboat

Massage them gently with extra virgin olive oil...

Massage them gently with extra virgin olive oil and then season the oiled tires for three weeks at 100 degrees F. Next let them cool-oil-age at 60 degrees for a week. Then take them on successive...
10-21-21, 08:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 423
Posted By Lucillle

Sometimes, silence is golden.

Sometimes, silence is golden.
10-20-21, 02:43 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,556
Posted By Maelochs

Dude ... I am laughing at YOU right now. ...

Dude ... I am laughing at YOU right now.

Untwist your panties if you find they are cutting off blood flow or causing other discomfort.

I have seen you get into numerous petty urinating matches...
10-20-21, 02:20 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,236
Posted By Paul Barnard

I figure my chocolate addiction costs me more...

I figure my chocolate addiction costs me more watts than anything else.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-21, 06:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,160
Posted By Bald Paul

I had one in my cart, then found out they don't...

I had one in my cart, then found out they don't offer free shipping. Oh well.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-21, 07:59 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,609
Posted By indyfabz

I nearly learned that lesson the really hard way....

I nearly learned that lesson the really hard way. Has to be one of the dumbest things I ever did while riding. I wish there were an EKG readout of that moment.
10-15-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 8,073
Views: 2,601,298
Posted By hose

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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1994 Miyata 916 Shimano 105 Nice bike.
10-15-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,652
Posted By Shrevvy

New production bikes are no longer cheap. The All...

New production bikes are no longer cheap. The All City Zig Zag with 105 is $3,050. Frame is $1,550. With Ultegra the bike is $4,199. I would think that is a fair comparison.

At today's exchange...
10-14-21, 11:56 PM
Replies: 8,073
Views: 2,601,298
Posted By th0m

My Master Olympic with 12 speed Chorus: ...

My Master Olympic with 12 speed Chorus:
https://happyride.se/forum/attachments/dsc_0011-2-jpg.510865/
It got a little shorter but slammed black stem since that photo, so looks a lot racier. Went...
10-14-21, 03:02 PM
Replies: 8,073
Views: 2,601,298
Posted By saias

I enjoyed going through this thread. Some really...

I enjoyed going through this thread. Some really nice builds. I just finished up this one with Dura Ace 9 speed.

...
10-13-21, 08:25 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,556
Posted By Maelochs

Repeated as a perfect definition of irony.

Repeated as a perfect definition of irony.
10-13-21, 05:19 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 4,364
Posted By Phil_gretz

All outdoor activity will be limited to the...

All outdoor activity will be limited to the ruling classes, whose soft bodies will be bloated and powdered. There will be no bicycles for transportation or "fun". Bicycles will have been converted to...
10-12-21, 04:22 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,652
Posted By microcord

That's one frame among many in the "Panasonic...

That's one frame among many in the "Panasonic Order System". The customer can choose among many options and color schemes. 148,500 yen (including tax) for the frame; less than double that for the...
10-11-21, 10:06 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,968
Posted By ColonelSanders

I'll take "Things that never happened" for $600,...

I'll take "Things that never happened" for $600, Alex.
10-09-21, 06:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,795
Posted By indyfabz

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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:D
10-06-21, 06:11 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,968
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

[fat guy in Lampre kit]

[fat guy in Lampre kit]
10-05-21, 06:43 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 4,304
Posted By tomato coupe

Okay, how about a nice thong? That wouldn't...

Okay, how about a nice thong? That wouldn't bunch up as much.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-21, 06:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,513
Posted By base2

You have 2 Specialized unnamed mountain bikes, a...

You have 2 Specialized unnamed mountain bikes, a Defy (carbon!) a Tesla, an Audi, don't want a roof rack & want to be cheap with a cheap hitch rack to carry the bikes a few kilometers because of a...
10-05-21, 10:55 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,566
Posted By WhyFi

I can attest to this. MN is pothole country, and...

I can attest to this. MN is pothole country, and I'm already on my 7th crabon frame this year.
10-04-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 4,304
Posted By tomato coupe

I wear bowling shirts for tennis, rugby shirts...

I wear bowling shirts for tennis, rugby shirts for cycling, polo shirts for basketball, and football jerseys for golf. Don't tell me there are better options; that would be ... inconceivable.
10-01-21, 10:02 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 4,304
Posted By caloso

I didn’t say I was uncomfortable on a saddle...

I didn’t say I was uncomfortable on a saddle without padding. Farther up the thread I said I typically commute in office clothes. Yesterday when I rode home I didn’t even bother taking off my tie. I...
09-28-21, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8,073
Views: 2,601,298
Posted By cb400bill

Thread moved to C&V.

Thread moved to C&V.
09-27-21, 08:26 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,385
Posted By Toadmeister

A reminder that just because brand X and Y are...

A reminder that just because brand X and Y are built in the same factory, this does NOT conclude you are receiving the same quality, performance or design.

Supplier X and Y may have very different...
09-25-21, 08:09 AM
09-24-21, 03:42 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,038
Posted By Rolla

This you? :lol:

This you?
:lol:
09-23-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,546
Posted By Rolla

Just.... wow. ^ ...

Just.... wow. ^


https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/678x381/facepalm_kain_678x381px_6455761b074d98e7a385d41e898b1261766f26f1.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-21, 06:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,315
Posted By Sy Reene

Even better ...

Even better
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/710x528/710x528_14920111_8727541_1467597103_1_0_7047017cbca4eee47da69606652fe27b50c9e4da.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,315
Posted By datlas

My amazing timepiece is lightweight compared to...

My amazing timepiece is lightweight compared to that boat anchor.

...
09-21-21, 01:21 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 6,783
Posted By Rolla

You are a gaslighting troll who got caught in his...

You are a gaslighting troll who got caught in his own BS.



:lol::lol::lol::lol::lol:
09-20-21, 03:49 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 6,783
Posted By Rolla

Michigan, Iowa, or Timbuktu makes no difference;...

Michigan, Iowa, or Timbuktu makes no difference; anyone who has a friend as inconsiderate as bowwow would certainly qualify as a poor sap in my book.
09-15-21, 09:37 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 55,312
Posted By cyclezen

An Ongoing STEEL thread in General Discussion (or...

An Ongoing STEEL thread in General Discussion (or in Road Cycling) is a good thing. In fact, if it were 'stickied' that would be great!
Bringing it out of the realm of C & V broadens the audience...
09-15-21, 07:30 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 6,372
Posted By Maelochs

Riding a bike is "better" than arguing on the...

Riding a bike is "better" than arguing on the Internet ..... for some folks.
09-14-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 6,783
Posted By Maelochs

Not many cyclists seem to realize that the cell...

Not many cyclists seem to realize that the cell phone is a master mechanics' device, capable of dealing with almost every bicycle-related situation -- apparently.
09-13-21, 08:14 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 6,999
Posted By reissue59

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

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/20210725_102306_c272884d4dcc3c487bfdd293fffb5f661cd1feaf.jpg...
Forum: Touring
09-10-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 1,643
Views: 296,657
Posted By StarBiker

The Mods on Bike Forums?

The Mods on Bike Forums?
09-08-21, 08:06 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,193
Posted By livedarklions

Is it better than Google Maps at indicating...

Is it better than Google Maps at indicating whether it's making you a shooting target? See my post #16.
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