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06-20-20, 03:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 850
Posted By southpier

perhaps a bit too cryptic in my original post...

perhaps a bit too cryptic in my original post ....

i'm referring to hemorrhoids & anal fissures. not plagued with multiple of any, but sense they could creep into the picture unless my behavior on...
06-20-20, 03:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 850
Posted By southpier

this one sold me ...

this one sold me

https://www.chamoisbuttr.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/CB-original-slide.jpg?1592645196283
06-19-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 850
Posted By southpier

Brooks Revenge

so there might be a little more happening than breaking in my new padded shorts. i did a search and found little past 2007 so maybe it's something which science, unbeknownst to me, has cured or we...
06-19-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,401
Posted By southpier

fwiw: Michael Cohn (sp?) from, I believe Boulder...

fwiw: Michael Cohn (sp?) from, I believe Boulder Cycles became affiliated with RH.

when I bought my Berthoud bag & decaleur, Mike spent about 45 minutes on the phone with me, even insisting I go...
06-17-20, 03:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 503
Posted By southpier

humble-brag yellow jersey

humble-brag yellow jersey
06-16-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 503
Posted By southpier

I am posting my gas grille for sale. there will...

I am posting my gas grille for sale. there will be a "buy it now" option, too
06-15-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,401
Posted By southpier

maybe a call to PJ would help get you in the...

maybe a call to PJ would help get you in the door?

just don't forget to drop $20 in the jar!
06-15-20, 06:56 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,699
Posted By southpier

have you been prevented in the past?

have you been prevented in the past?
06-14-20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,532
Posted By southpier

the purge has become; initial ad in FS section

the purge has become; initial ad in FS section
Forum: For Sale
06-14-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 417
Posted By southpier

and a s a special offer to BF members, if anyone...

and a s a special offer to BF members, if anyone buys all three (3) groups of tools, we'll toss in a genuine mechanics tool roll Absolutely FREE!...
Forum: For Sale
06-14-20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 417
Posted By southpier

to finish up your investment, consider getting...

to finish up your investment, consider getting into the BIG TIME repairs. these take BIG TOOLS and what better way to start than with a 25 mm & a 32 mm combination wrench?...
Forum: For Sale
06-14-20, 06:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 417
Posted By southpier

after you've read THE book cover to cover and...

after you've read THE book cover to cover and gone 'round your bike to make sure everything is adjusted, you'll be eager to do some real wrenching. think how many things can be done with this offer:...
Forum: For Sale
06-14-20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 417
Posted By southpier

Join the Hundreds of Happy People and Learn Bicycle Repair!

yes, you too can be one of the Velomati-Elite and learn bicycle repair in the comfort of your own workshop.

#1 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) . make loads of...
06-14-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,699
Posted By southpier

if we're parametered by MUP/ Pedo interfaces, let...

if we're parametered by MUP/ Pedo interfaces, let me toss this into the mix:

RI bike path requires road traffic flow. walking on the left side facing vehicular traffic, and riding on the right. to...
06-14-20, 06:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,209
Posted By southpier

does "chamois cream" work with synthetic padding?...

does "chamois cream" work with synthetic padding?

does anyone have an opinion on either of these shorts:

https://www.rapha.cc/gb/en/shop/mens-core-shorts/product/COH01XXBLK
...
06-13-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,699
Posted By southpier

long live the click!

long live the click!
06-13-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,699
Posted By southpier

don't none a you guys click your brake levers?

don't none a you guys click your brake levers?
06-13-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,532
Posted By southpier

one thing I've learned is them bastids'll sell...

one thing I've learned is them bastids'll sell your remains at the yard sale for beer money. let'em go buy their own junk I say!
06-13-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,401
Posted By southpier

let it slip you want to buy tires; they will call...

let it slip you want to buy tires; they will call you!
06-12-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,209
Posted By southpier

in general, I have found some "relaxation" to the...

in general, I have found some "relaxation" to the initial flat shape as I ride. my big objective since the weather has taken an upswing in temps is the soggy bottom boy feeling at mid-ride. by the...
06-12-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,532
Posted By southpier

no; I was mentioning that no one has donated...

no; I was mentioning that no one has donated anything to me. so I guess you don't have to do anything with it.

reading for comprehension are hard (sic).
06-12-20, 06:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,532
Posted By southpier

over the years I've offered stuff for postage....

over the years I've offered stuff for postage. without exception, I have had to hound the mfers for postage. I mean 15$ on a new, free 120$ toolbox? a check written on an account "I forgot I closed"?...
06-11-20, 10:19 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,769
Posted By southpier

I've been through toe clips, cleats, & toe clips...

I've been through toe clips, cleats, & toe clips again. at this point in life if there's a "situation", I just want to be thrown clear.
06-11-20, 10:15 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,769
Posted By southpier

sounds more like a jackass to me. was there towel...

sounds more like a jackass to me. was there towel snapping in the locker room after the Big Race, too?
06-11-20, 10:13 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,769
Posted By southpier

I like the thing on his hat

I like the thing on his hat
06-11-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,532
Posted By southpier

I get it. I gave the electrician's helper a used...

I get it. I gave the electrician's helper a used twice park workstand a 2 pair of still tagged crocheted gloves yesterday.

seems like there should be an end to 'giving".

could be i'm just...
06-11-20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,532
Posted By southpier

you know . . . . I hate to be an *******, but at...

you know . . . . I hate to be an *******, but at 68 years old I've yet to have someone donate to me. seems like it always costs me money to give something away.

I understand it's not the right...
06-11-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,532
Posted By southpier

ha ha. ok; go stand by your mailbox and wait for...

ha ha. ok; go stand by your mailbox and wait for the postman. he always rings twice you know.
06-11-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,532
Posted By southpier

this is my underlying hope. I might sort through...

this is my underlying hope. I might sort through stuff and come up with a list.

thx
06-11-20, 07:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,532
Posted By southpier

Is Now a Good Time to Cash Out?

my love is waning and i'm thinking of selling out bike kit & tools accumulated in the past ten years.

given there is no value in used sports equipment in general, is there any point or do I just...
06-08-20, 02:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By southpier

this is a "go-to" tool for me: ...

this is a "go-to" tool for me: https://www.parktool.com/product/multi-tool-mt-1?category=Multi-Tools
06-07-20, 07:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,209
Posted By southpier

update: after about 100 miles (4 or 5 rides...

update: after about 100 miles (4 or 5 rides total), and three washings/ air dry, something is making them more comfortable. the pad has bent over the saddle rather than staying flat. my scranus is...
06-07-20, 05:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,429
Posted By southpier

AWARENESS!!! ...

AWARENESS!!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ahg6qcgoay4&feature=youtu.be
05-31-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,209
Posted By southpier

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

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x852/chain_gang_ee253cacf665ec0fd06af0205907b90aa650c60a.jpg
05-31-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,209
Posted By southpier

you never seen my big jelly behind!

you never seen my big jelly behind!
05-31-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,209
Posted By southpier

thanx for the encouragement. while I never...

thanx for the encouragement. while I never thought of going "full Grant" aka jeans & flip flops, I never, ever, figured i'd be leaning towards the "Fred".

I do use a black sharpie to go over...
05-31-20, 04:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,209
Posted By southpier

Do padded shorts have a break in period?

well, do they?

louis garneau optimum 2 shorts are the first padded crotchal area shorts I have ever left the pad. 5'6" - 175 - purchased XL. wore them first time:

#1...
05-30-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 849
Posted By southpier

I had a quick release bracket which I...

I had a quick release bracket which I incorporated into a bike carrier in my van (fendered bikes are a pain in the patootie to carry without a wheel bye the bye) and it worked fine. but it was an...
05-30-20, 01:09 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,215
Posted By southpier

I guess you fixed me. from now on, i'm always...

I guess you fixed me. from now on, i'm always going to rei 'cause you said.
05-26-20, 07:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 866
Posted By southpier

I like the blog but I had to disconnect from the...

I like the blog but I had to disconnect from the daily "what tires should you have" emails.

I really, from past years, enjoy Grant's Blug as I did "the Reader".
...
05-25-20, 08:08 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,964
Posted By southpier

do not ride in Middletown: ...

do not ride in Middletown: https://www.providencejournal.com/news/20200523/update-police-id-bicyclist-killed-in-hit-and-run-in-middletown
05-25-20, 02:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 980
Posted By southpier

"she" ???

"she"

???
05-25-20, 02:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,496
Posted By southpier

5 years ago you were 63 . . . . .

5 years ago you were 63 . . . . .
05-25-20, 02:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 866
Posted By southpier

bike snob used to be entertaining; now it's just...

bike snob used to be entertaining; now it's just sad.
05-24-20, 03:47 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,215
Posted By southpier

I've heard REI is dickless.

I've heard REI is dickless.
05-24-20, 03:41 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,215
Posted By southpier

I thought it spot on: imaginative & explicit.

I thought it spot on: imaginative & explicit.
05-24-20, 03:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 648
Posted By southpier

some use a zip tie to remove the quick link, but...

some use a zip tie to remove the quick link, but the wolf pliers are so cool I save the ties for anything else.
05-23-20, 06:46 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,215
Posted By southpier

that changes everything. it's rei & west marine...

that changes everything. it's rei & west marine from now on for me!
05-23-20, 03:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 980
Posted By southpier

with the choice of handlebars (tiller steering) I...

with the choice of handlebars (tiller steering) I would imagine bar end shifting to feel awkward anyway. I love mine but they're on dropped bars. stick with it & the above advice(s) and soon you'll...
05-23-20, 03:40 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,215
Posted By southpier

I view REI as I do West Marine. they pay kids &...

I view REI as I do West Marine. they pay kids & schoolteachers who know everything, and things go down hill from there.
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