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06-01-21, 05:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 657
Posted By Air

I remember I was riding in the city with Slime...

I remember I was riding in the city with Slime sealant years ago (so, old formula, YMMV). Got a puncture from a big piece of glass in my rear, but didn't realize what the strange sputtering sound was...
05-22-21, 09:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,255
Posted By Air

type of bar - Ahh, cool, wasn't sure if that was...

type of bar - Ahh, cool, wasn't sure if that was the case but wanted to make sure I wasn't missing anything.

I have a pair of mtb levers and as soon it got close to the first bend they stopped...
05-22-21, 08:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,255
Posted By Air

Really appreciate everyone's help! Going on a...

Really appreciate everyone's help! Going on a parts bin hunt over the next few days, see what I can find. Most of what I'm seeing online are two fingered levers which won't work with my mitten hands....
05-20-21, 10:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,255
Posted By Air

You all are amazing, thank you!! I'll post what I...

You all are amazing, thank you!! I'll post what I can find in case it can help others.



This is useful - and I didn't concentrate on my old setup as much so the pic was a little misleading....
05-20-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,255
Posted By Air

What are these brake levers called? Having trouble finding the right levers

I'm dialing in my new (to me) Surly LHT. The handlebars are giving me some issues. My old bike had butterfly bars, which I love and moved them over. But because of the differences in geometry the...
05-11-21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2,479
Views: 909,261
Posted By Air

Right where the downtube meets the bottom bracket...

Right where the downtube meets the bottom bracket :(

Consensus was that it wasn't worth trying to fix or weld. It was the second time the frame cracked, I felt like the combination of NYC streets...
04-07-21, 07:48 PM
Replies: 2,479
Views: 909,261
Posted By Air

I'll join the fun. I couldn't get through all 80...

I'll join the fun. I couldn't get through all 80 pages (!!!), but I believe this Nishiki Sport would be Giant made in May 1986. I'm not sure how to interpret the three groupings of numbers though....
04-07-21, 03:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 497
Posted By Air

Well...worth is subjective, right? I spent over a...

Well...worth is subjective, right? I spent over a year dialing it in till it was perfect, where 80 mile rides didn't feel much longer than 30 and put thousands into it over the years. What's that...
04-07-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 497
Posted By Air

Yeah...that's my thought too. It was in a...

Yeah...that's my thought too. It was in a backyard for a few years, metal fatigue doesn't usually get better over time and NYC streets aren't kind.

Good thought about the Framebuilder section,...
04-07-21, 01:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,657
Posted By Air

Any Surly riders? LHT vs Cross vs Straggler?

I saved my 1980s Nishiki Sport from a backyard and built it up through years of thread clicking around here, but the frame just snapped so I'm grieving and looking for a new frame / ride. I've always...
04-07-21, 12:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 497
Posted By Air

Broken downtube to bottom bracket - can it be safely repaired?

This seems terminal. I saved my Nishiki Sport from a backyard in 2006 and built it up over the years through hours of browsing threads here. Only fitting to get a final opinion from where it was born...
03-24-15, 01:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,314
Posted By Air

An old BFer asked for his obituary be posted...

An old BFer asked for his obituary be posted here: Tom Stormcrowe, 1959 ? 2015 (http://atasteforthewoods.com/?p=2736)
03-24-15, 01:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,314
Posted By Air

This was really shocking to hear. I was lucky to...

This was really shocking to hear. I was lucky to have had some non-BF interactions with him over the years - his kindness and warmth made the world brighter and more manageable. He was instrumental...
Forum: Northeast
09-15-10, 06:23 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,940
Posted By Air

Next time you ride have someone watch you - you...

Next time you ride have someone watch you - you might be doing something on your strokes that is causing the pain. I was bowing my knees out and had no idea. Also if you put on a different pair of...
Forum: Northeast
09-15-10, 06:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 938
Posted By Air

I was the first marshal on the scene, one rider...

I was the first marshal on the scene, one rider hit the barrel and then slammed into her. Based on her injuries her helmet saved her life - no question about it.

My biggest complaint this year...
Forum: Northeast
09-08-10, 07:12 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,940
Posted By Air

I'm roving the 100 - if I get up in time (*cough...

I'm roving the 100 - if I get up in time (*cough cough*) I'll come by and say hi to you guys!
Forum: Northeast
09-03-10, 01:39 PM
Replies: 975
Views: 34,147
Posted By Air

Next time Jyo! @rudi - yup! The 50 is a way...

Next time Jyo!

@rudi - yup! The 50 is a way to keep the spam down :)
Forum: Northeast
09-03-10, 06:00 AM
Replies: 975
Views: 34,147
Posted By Air

It's an awesome ride - I'm not sure if I can make...

It's an awesome ride - I'm not sure if I can make it, depends how late a rehearsal goes. Tonight's usually one of the largest groups of the year.

Before you go though check the Times Up website -...
Forum: Northeast
09-02-10, 06:46 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,940
Posted By Air

@Lamabb - it's not a race and it's at your own...

@Lamabb - it's not a race and it's at your own pace, take whatever you'll be comfortable with. Plenty of people stop and take pictures all along the route.

I'll be marshaling the 100 this year -...
Forum: Northeast
08-27-10, 08:39 AM
Replies: 975
Views: 34,147
Posted By Air

See you all tonight!

See you all tonight!
Forum: Northeast
08-26-10, 09:11 PM
Replies: 975
Views: 34,147
Posted By Air

Woot!

Woot!
Forum: Northeast
08-26-10, 05:42 PM
Replies: 975
Views: 34,147
Posted By Air

Yeah, let's do that! For anyone who hasn't been...

Yeah, let's do that! For anyone who hasn't been meet on the NW corner of E 36th and 2nd Ave and look for a gaggle on 36th :) Just put out a call to the old crew, see who's around.
Forum: Northeast
08-26-10, 12:21 PM
Replies: 975
Views: 34,147
Posted By Air

I'll trek anywhere.

I'll trek anywhere.
Forum: Northeast
08-26-10, 09:20 AM
Replies: 975
Views: 34,147
Posted By Air

Dino's? Chelsea Brewery? Nathan's? ...

Dino's? Chelsea Brewery? Nathan's? Mmmm....Nathan's - could probably get down there in time for fireworks....
Forum: Northeast
08-25-10, 07:45 PM
Replies: 975
Views: 34,147
Posted By Air

*blows the dust off* All right - I'm in :D

*blows the dust off*

All right - I'm in :D
Forum: Foo
11-20-09, 06:16 AM
Replies: 1,588
Views: 48,647
Posted By Air

A kiss is a good starting point of, hmm - OK,...

A kiss is a good starting point of, hmm - OK, obviously she does like me. Careful of talking about it too much too early - my dad always said your two worse enemies are your upper and lower lip! ...
Forum: Foo
11-20-09, 06:05 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,126
Posted By Air

Damn - glad they found him but ugh :(

Damn - glad they found him but ugh :(
Forum: Foo
11-20-09, 06:03 AM
Replies: 2,551
Views: 524,368
Posted By Air

Man, you guys let this drop down to the fourth...

Man, you guys let this drop down to the fourth page?! Sheesh...
Forum: Northeast
09-06-09, 10:21 AM
Replies: 495
Views: 26,507
Posted By Air

...swimming in the lake.... ;) Enjoy -...

...swimming in the lake.... ;)

Enjoy - gorgeous day out there!
Forum: Northeast
09-06-09, 09:07 AM
Replies: 495
Views: 26,507
Posted By Air

Paying attention is part of the skill set - had a...

Paying attention is part of the skill set - had a great group of riders hanging with me at the tail end because they wanted to avoid that. There were more than an average amount of kids whose...
Forum: Northeast
09-06-09, 07:56 AM
Replies: 495
Views: 26,507
Posted By Air

Loses the spirit of the ride a bit.

Loses the spirit of the ride a bit.
Forum: Northeast
09-06-09, 07:54 AM
Replies: 495
Views: 26,507
Posted By Air

Oh yeah, I remember you! (I was sweeping) ...

Oh yeah, I remember you! (I was sweeping)



Oops - sorry! *erasing from memory*



The guy in the yellow jersey that hung around a bit was pgoat :)
Forum: Europe
08-16-09, 08:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 952
Posted By Air

Riding in Inverness?

I'll be in Inverness from this Tuesday till the following Wednesday - any good riding around those parts?
Forum: Foo
08-16-09, 09:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,030
Posted By Air

Perfect for Foo...

Perfect for Foo...
Forum: Commuting
08-15-09, 09:27 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,216
Posted By Air

I wouldn't give it that much credit but it is...

I wouldn't give it that much credit but it is pointless at this point. Also some of these posts are now under review - congrats.
08-15-09, 08:12 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 11,974
Posted By Air

Someone I know used silicone based lube to fix a...

Someone I know used silicone based lube to fix a computer fan - worked like a charm. Don't see why it wouldn't work like you'd use any oil based chain lube (vs wax based).
Forum: Commuting
08-15-09, 07:09 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,216
Posted By Air

Let's see if we have a discussion without the...

Let's see if we have a discussion without the attacks and 5 year old name calling shall we? :notamused:
Replies: 5
Views: 1,901
Posted By Air

Moving this to Appraisals for you.

Moving this to Appraisals for you.
Replies: 7
Views: 2,111
Posted By Air

Moved this to Appraisals for you, get some...

Moved this to Appraisals for you, get some additional responses.
Replies: 15
Views: 4,923
Posted By Air

Moved this to appraisals for you.

Moved this to appraisals for you.
Forum: Foo
08-06-09, 03:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 387
Posted By Air

All right - let's see if we can keep it a bit...

All right - let's see if we can keep it a bit more respectful and out of P&R, shall we.
Forum: Foo
08-06-09, 03:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 387
Posted By Air

Closed for cleanup.

Closed for cleanup.
Forum: Foo
07-29-09, 01:55 PM
Replies: 2,551
Views: 524,368
Posted By Air

That's a great shot!

That's a great shot!
Replies: 5
Views: 493
Posted By Air

No worries - you'll get better responses in here...

No worries - you'll get better responses in here anyway :)
Replies: 5
Views: 493
Posted By Air

Going to move this to valuation for you.

Going to move this to valuation for you.
Forum: Foo
07-28-09, 09:21 AM
Replies: 9,824
Views: 229,383
Posted By Air

Exactly what I said!

Exactly what I said!
Forum: Foo
07-27-09, 11:50 AM
Replies: 2,551
Views: 524,368
Posted By Air

Sounds like an awesome trip!!

Sounds like an awesome trip!!
Forum: Foo
07-24-09, 11:05 PM
Replies: 2,551
Views: 524,368
Posted By Air

Hellllllo! :thumb:

Hellllllo! :thumb:
Forum: Northeast
07-24-09, 06:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,391
Posted By Air

What time? Very slight chance.

What time? Very slight chance.
Forum: Northeast
07-23-09, 09:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 923
Posted By Air

Four or five years if we're lucky :)

Four or five years if we're lucky :)
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