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04-07-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 292
Posted By Dirt Farmer

If you ask here: ...

If you ask here:

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/

User T-Mar will eventually come along and tell you not only the exact date it was made, but the maker's name, and the names of said...
04-06-21, 08:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 313
Posted By Dirt Farmer

Yeah, more pics of the bike, please, it looks...

Yeah, more pics of the bike, please, it looks sharp!
04-05-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,242
Posted By Dirt Farmer

Non-zippered back jersey pocket.

Non-zippered back jersey pocket.
10-13-20, 06:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,189
Posted By Dirt Farmer

Wheelset and carbon bars, IMHO.

Wheelset and carbon bars, IMHO.
10-08-20, 06:05 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,020
Posted By Dirt Farmer

Rural Wisconsin roads (or any state, for that...

Rural Wisconsin roads (or any state, for that matter).
09-26-20, 03:00 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,129
Posted By Dirt Farmer

Do you know you could get banned for that?

Do you know you could get banned for that?
09-25-20, 06:23 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,330
Posted By Dirt Farmer

Did you apologize when hitting the pedestrian?...

Did you apologize when hitting the pedestrian? Was the apology recorded in any way? If so, you may be SOL.
Replies: 24
Views: 1,587
Posted By Dirt Farmer

For a vintage noobie like myself, can someone...

For a vintage noobie like myself, can someone explain to me "lug gaps"? I'm not sure from those photos what is being referenced.

Thanks!
09-24-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,357
Posted By Dirt Farmer

Holy scrotal pain, Batman! Or is that just an...

Holy scrotal pain, Batman! Or is that just an optical illusion?
09-23-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 16,456
Posted By Dirt Farmer

Mine has been called a "Milwaukee Tumor" on...

Mine has been called a "Milwaukee Tumor" on occasion!
09-23-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 16,456
Posted By Dirt Farmer

I am a beer gut guy, (hell, look at my avatar!)...

I am a beer gut guy, (hell, look at my avatar!) in "pretty damned good" shape, despite the gut. I never, ever sprint, but I ALWAYS search for at least 2 brutal climbs per 60 mile ride. It's a great...
09-21-20, 08:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,073
Posted By Dirt Farmer

So, what's the catch?

So, what's the catch?
09-15-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 486
Views: 60,622
Posted By Dirt Farmer

You would post here, WITH pictures ...

You would post here, WITH pictures

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-bicycles-whats-worth-appraisals/

Create a photo gallery, and other users will be able to see them.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-20, 09:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,308
Posted By Dirt Farmer

In addition to one Clif Bar, I bring salted...

In addition to one Clif Bar, I bring salted almonds, dried apricots, and a few of those little bottles of pickle juice.
09-13-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 481
Posted By Dirt Farmer

She said "trim" :lol:

She said "trim" :lol:
Replies: 27
Views: 3,708
Posted By Dirt Farmer

Wow, looks incredible!

Wow, looks incredible!
09-11-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,486
Posted By Dirt Farmer

Same issue here!

Same issue here!
09-08-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By Dirt Farmer

User T-Mar will tell you ALL you need or want to...

User T-Mar will tell you ALL you need or want to know, but you'll need to post below, as here rarely looks in this forum:

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/
09-06-20, 08:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 894
Posted By Dirt Farmer

Wow, it's so.... so... fugly.

Wow, it's so.... so... fugly.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-20, 08:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,568
Posted By Dirt Farmer

The Driftless Area.

The Driftless Area.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-20, 08:17 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 17,139
Posted By Dirt Farmer

Bontrager Hard-Case tires, while nothing great,...

Bontrager Hard-Case tires, while nothing great, are a MASSIVE IMPROVEMENT over Gatorskins, IMO.
09-04-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 470
Posted By Dirt Farmer

VeloBase says "LePreel" was seemingly only seen...

VeloBase says "LePreel" was seemingly only seen rarely in 1984
08-29-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 871
Posted By Dirt Farmer

So that's what our asses were called then, "bio...

So that's what our asses were called then, "bio holes"?
08-28-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 579
Posted By Dirt Farmer

I use furniture polish on my aluminum bike, but...

I use furniture polish on my aluminum bike, but is the stuff okay to use on steel or Ti?
08-27-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,353
Posted By Dirt Farmer

I usually buy from reputable eBay storefronts, as...

I usually buy from reputable eBay storefronts, as you can often get free shipping.
08-25-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 806
Posted By Dirt Farmer

Agreed. I swear someone posted a link to this...

Agreed. I swear someone posted a link to this same listing a year or two ago on this forum.
08-24-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 304
Posted By Dirt Farmer

Try asking here, or here: ...

Try asking here, or here:

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/


https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-bicycles-whats-worth-appraisals/ (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/)
08-24-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 848
Posted By Dirt Farmer

I go up to 80-85 on my Weinmann concave, running...

I go up to 80-85 on my Weinmann concave, running Panaracer Pasela wire bead. I've NEVER had a problem
08-24-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By Dirt Farmer

Thanks, I am leaning towards keeping the...

Thanks, I am leaning towards keeping the Weinmann. Perhaps it's just the Panaracer Pasela Protite's that feel sluggish, although they claim very low weight for a 27 inch tire. (The Fuji quad butted...
08-24-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By Dirt Farmer

Weinmann concave rim vs cheap modern weight

I'm looking to shave a few grams from an old Fuji I have. The bike currently has old and new 27 inch wheels (36 spoke) - Weinmann concave on the front (laced to what appears to be Campy Nuovo Tipo),...
Replies: 1
Views: 650
Posted By Dirt Farmer

Wow, $20! Great deal!

Wow, $20! Great deal!
08-23-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 609
Posted By Dirt Farmer

Welcome to the Fuji fan club! You don't see...

Welcome to the Fuji fan club!

You don't see the Suntour Ole's everyday.
08-23-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,287
Posted By Dirt Farmer

Budget Bicycle in Madison, but expect to pay 2 to...

Budget Bicycle in Madison, but expect to pay 2 to 4 times what the bikes are truly worth.
08-10-20, 05:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 378
Posted By Dirt Farmer

User T-Mar in the Classic & Vintage forum can...

User T-Mar in the Classic & Vintage forum can tell you the years, months, and days they were made.
08-09-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,445
Posted By Dirt Farmer

I, too, use Brasso. Reeks heavily of ammonia but...

I, too, use Brasso. Reeks heavily of ammonia but works very well.
08-09-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 182,301
Posted By Dirt Farmer

1986 Fuji Sagres. Stock as listed in catalog...

1986 Fuji Sagres. Stock as listed in catalog except for wheels/tires, saddle, pedals, and a Shimano 600 crankset.



...
08-09-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 524
Posted By Dirt Farmer

I used to see a few Mrazek's when I lived in...

I used to see a few Mrazek's when I lived in Bend. Much more upper level than that one.

The Mrazek trail in Bend is one of my favorite mountain biking trails.
08-08-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,213
Posted By Dirt Farmer

Mind if I ask the weight of the bike? Just...

Mind if I ask the weight of the bike? Just curious.
08-08-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,975
Posted By Dirt Farmer

Wow, I was just reading the same thread over on...

Wow, I was just reading the same thread over on the R e d d i t biking forum. Was that you, too?
08-07-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,368
Posted By Dirt Farmer

You do know 1Up is from Wisconsin, too, right?

You do know 1Up is from Wisconsin, too, right?
08-02-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 9,456
Posted By Dirt Farmer

I only carry my phone for the maps.me app, which...

I only carry my phone for the maps.me app, which only requires GPS.
08-02-20, 06:55 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 7,381
Posted By Dirt Farmer

In fairness to them, that photo is from when they...

In fairness to them, that photo is from when they were still located on State Street, which was seven years ago, in addition to the fact that their website photos are probably even much older than...
07-30-20, 08:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 713
Posted By Dirt Farmer

Mountain biking shoes, with Bontrager inserts.

Mountain biking shoes, with Bontrager inserts.
07-24-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,104
Posted By Dirt Farmer

I thought the story was going to end with the old...

I thought the story was going to end with the old codger saying "I was just trying to get close enough to you to offer you a beer."
07-12-20, 09:34 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,980
Posted By Dirt Farmer

I'm happy with these folks, but whatever you...

I'm happy with these folks, but whatever you order gets shipped straight from China, which takes a while. (No, I don't mind purchasing "Made In China" :rolleyes:)

https://onlinecyclinggear.com
06-30-20, 09:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By Dirt Farmer

Having lived there for many years, I'd say...

Having lived there for many years, I'd say gravel, and hardtail mountain.

The off-road riding there is excellent, whether gravel roads or wondrous, flowing single-track. There is nothing extremely...
06-16-20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 10,125
Posted By Dirt Farmer

Yes, that's nice! My Jamis Quest Elite - which...

Yes, that's nice! My Jamis Quest Elite - which comes with carbon forks - weighs in at 19.75, but that is with new Psimet wheels, Zipp carbon bars, and a Bontrager carbon seat post.
06-05-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 10,453
Posted By Dirt Farmer

Hey, sadly, that's how I look!

Hey, sadly, that's how I look!
06-04-20, 05:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,701
Posted By Dirt Farmer

This is ridiculous. I just hope the very, very...

This is ridiculous. I just hope the very, very small number of users on this forum who would stick up for him don't post something here. (You know them). Now's not the time.
06-01-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,484
Posted By Dirt Farmer

How are the skeeters there? Still too soon for...

How are the skeeters there? Still too soon for them? I hear Alaska has the worst skeeters in all the land!
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