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09-18-20, 11:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 340
Posted By SurferRosa

You should reroute the rear brake cable in front...

You should reroute the rear brake cable in front of the front cable and around the non drive-side of the head tube. Looks like you left enough cable to do so. If you wrapped the bars bottom-up, you...
09-18-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,485
Posted By gaucho777

Robbie, no hard feelings, okay? I know I was...

Robbie, no hard feelings, okay? I know I was replying to you directly, but I meant my last comment in a general sense. People I don't like say true things, too, like Rumsfeld on "known knowns." You...
09-18-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 340
Posted By DownByLaw

Restored my high school bike

Hi all,

Been working on my high school bike over the "quarantine" months, a 1985 or so Nishiki Custom Sport, Kawamura frame.
Original to the bike are the calipers, headset and bars. All other...
Forum: Foo
09-18-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 214
Posted By genec

What is amazing is how heavy those boxes get when...

What is amazing is how heavy those boxes get when filled.

I moved a few years ago and it took two and a half men to push my tool box up the ramp into the moving truck.

That big Snapon box...
Forum: Foo
09-18-20, 07:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 214
Posted By Hondo Gravel

nice! No Snap On stuff for me lol. I have Park...

nice! No Snap On stuff for me lol. I have Park bike tools though.
09-18-20, 05:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 892
Posted By kunsunoke

Wasn't the bike that got the...

Wasn't the bike that got the frame-pump-in-the-spokes a Free Spirit that the movie people got from Sears? Masi wouldn't allow one of their own bikes to be destroyed, apparently.
09-18-20, 04:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 582
Posted By Trsnrtr

I was a huge fan of LeMond until he started...

I was a huge fan of LeMond until he started feuding with Armstrong and then I decided he was just a jealous retired guy. But... we found out that he wasn't just a whiner but right all along. Went...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-20, 10:41 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,661
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

From what I read, covid-19 put a bit of a damper...

From what I read, covid-19 put a bit of a damper on buying food and water in NYC convenience markets/bodegas for a while. Many riders probably switched from group rides to solo rides, so you can't...
09-17-20, 08:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 646
Posted By mechanicmatt

I meant to say that I personally didn't know what...

I meant to say that I personally didn't know what else to get. I've heard visiting the Nitto factory is cool as well. Looks like there is a bunch of others sharing great places as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-20, 08:07 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,661
Posted By znomit

It's for those people who ride further than you...

It's for those people who ride further than you do.
09-17-20, 08:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 495
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Not sure if youíre referring to Porteís flat....

Not sure if youíre referring to Porteís flat. Mavic support was on it pretty quick, but apparently didnít have what he needed so he had to wait for the team car to work itís way up. The marginal...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-20, 08:04 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,661
Posted By tomato coupe

It might not be too bad, since it's blocking wind...

It might not be too bad, since it's blocking wind for a big chunk of flesh.
09-17-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 495
Posted By dddd

That thru-axle incident was a freak occurrence,...

That thru-axle incident was a freak occurrence, seems that there was an object stuck between tire and frame, jammed up the axle so it couldn't slide out.

But for sure never could have happened...
09-17-20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 582
Posted By bruce19

I believe it was years later but LeMond had his...

I believe it was years later but LeMond had his steel bikes being built by Zen in Portland (?). I think Look was building his CF bikes. Trek's position on the LeMond-Armstrong issue is why I've never...
09-17-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 331
Posted By thehammerdog

king bike dork to you sir.😆

king bike dork to you sir.😆
09-17-20, 03:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 495
Posted By gugie

Makes you think that they should add a jersey -...

Makes you think that they should add a jersey - why not give points to those that forego the help of mechanical support and fix their own problems on the road? How about a 5 minute bonus if you fix...
09-17-20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 582
Posted By mattcalifornia

When I was a kid, Lemond and Eric Heiden were 2...

When I was a kid, Lemond and Eric Heiden were 2 of my favorite athletes. Fantastic comeback story after getting shot too. He never got enough props or fame in the US for what he accomplished.
09-17-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 495
Posted By gugie

Gravel Grinding in the TdF!

Stage 18, retro Cino/Eroica style!

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09-17-20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 582
Posted By bg18947

Lemond has integrity. I support him. I hope he...

Lemond has integrity. I support him. I hope he continues doing well.
09-17-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 892
Posted By madpogue

Corollary / riddle, an update on the old computer...

Corollary / riddle, an update on the old computer salesman riddle:

Q: What's the difference between a car salesman and a boutique bike salesman in an idle-rich playground community?

A: The car...
09-17-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 892
Posted By ShannonM

I'd have posted "Stop selling perfectly good...

I'd have posted "Stop selling perfectly good 200-500 dollar parts-bin bikes for 3 grand while lying about what they are because you think your customers are stupid. Also, your bikes are uglier than...
09-17-20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 892
Posted By ctak

Facebook review marked "most helpful" ...

Facebook review marked "most helpful"

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09-17-20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 582
Posted By bg18947

If you read about him on Wiki, it covers his...

If you read about him on Wiki, it covers his relationship with Trek which went sour when he got into the feud with Lance Armstrong. Trek built frames for Lemond and they pretty much derailed him when...
09-17-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 582
Posted By bruce19

My favorite cyclist.

My favorite cyclist.
09-17-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,485
Posted By RobbieTunes

Iím not special, but $139:99 for 11sp Centaur...

Iím not special, but $139:99 for 11sp Centaur polished compact cranksets, with bearings...., I waited gladly.
For 3 of them.
09-17-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 892
Posted By styggno1

Oh dear! The Merckx MX Leader is also a De Rosa!...

Oh dear! The Merckx MX Leader is also a De Rosa! It is, fortunately, also sold out. That is good as they seem to be the same bike.

1989 De Rosa mod. - New Red Sparkle ? ReCycle Art Aspen...
09-17-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,485
Posted By natterberry

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

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09-17-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 582
Posted By delbiker1

I am a fan of Lemond as a rider and a fan of his...

I am a fan of Lemond as a rider and a fan of his steel/ti bikes. Whatever happened in his business world, or feuds with whomever, I am not concerned with. He was a great racer and had a lot to do...
09-17-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 582
Posted By Koyote

Greatest bike racer the US has ever produced.

Greatest bike racer the US has ever produced.
09-17-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 582
Posted By freeranger

Anyone know if he was ever awarded the...

Anyone know if he was ever awarded the Congressional Gold Medal? I read where he was nominated, but can't find info that he ever rec'd it. Always been a fan (not the reason I bought a LeMond road...
09-17-20, 08:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 646
Posted By 2cam16

https://youtu.be/yFEW53hFYyk

https://youtu.be/yFEW53hFYyk
09-17-20, 06:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 646
Posted By Juan Foote

Be careful to watch out for the gang affiliated...

Be careful to watch out for the gang affiliated drift racers. Most often they drive really flashy cars, play loud music, crazy hair styles. If you aren't careful you might flirt with the wrong girl...
09-17-20, 06:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 646
Posted By mechanicmatt

Go buy some cools tools, Vessel screwdrivers,...

Go buy some cools tools, Vessel screwdrivers, Koken sockets and wrenches, some Japanese pull saws and Hozan bike tools. Otherwise I know nothing you need to get from there.
09-17-20, 06:27 AM
Replies: 7,804
Views: 2,299,636
Posted By RobbieTunes

That's sure green, Peter.

That's sure green, Peter.
09-17-20, 06:21 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 892
Posted By RobbieTunes

He basically makes his living from people who are...

He basically makes his living from people who are ignorant and apathetic about the product: They don't know, they don't care that they don't know.
Doesn't mean he's honest. Just American. He has...
09-17-20, 04:25 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 892
Posted By RobbieTunes

None of the bikes have tested positive.

None of the bikes have tested positive.
09-16-20, 09:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 582
Posted By spank226

Greg Lemond's 1979 World Championship Race

Wow, I'd never actually seen the footage of this before but while stumbling around "the internets" and finding / watching some old Coors Classic footage (and reading how the former race director...
09-16-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 892
Posted By Manny66

They should rename their business to something...

They should rename their business to something more Hip and Cool and Retro, , like , "Caveat Emptor ".
09-16-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,744
Posted By bikebikebike

Motorcycle for many years. Trucks are dangerous...

Motorcycle for many years. Trucks are dangerous for a big zone all around, kicking up debris , sideswiping , shedding tread.
Agree with 5cent, get far away, plan an escape, pay attention.
The lucky...
09-16-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 892
Posted By RobbieTunes

Hold it, you mean I paid too much? But I got a...

Hold it, you mean I paid too much?
But I got a TV, too!
09-16-20, 12:51 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,485
Posted By malcala622

8 days overdue? It took 3 months for my Veloflex...

8 days overdue? It took 3 months for my Veloflex tires to arrive from Germany


I think you can give PBK another chance
09-16-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 331
Posted By DorkDisk

30 years of being a bike dork

30 years of being a bike dork
09-16-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 892
Posted By RobbieTunes

I asked them for the serial # and “before” pics.

I asked them for the serial # and “before” pics.
09-16-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 892
Posted By styggno1

C&V Merckx MX Leader fraud warning

I contacted this company and let them know they are advertising a bike as something it is not. They did not respond well or took advise. That is why I post this here.

1990 Eddy Merckx MX Leader -...
09-15-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,452
Posted By merziac

Plenty here to like regardless of its...

Plenty here to like regardless of its shortcomings, perceived or otherwise.

We should embrace any and all efforts by any company that continues to keep the flame going, most of them are happy to...
09-15-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 7,804
Views: 2,299,636
Posted By Andy_K

This bike has been evolving recently. I had it...

This bike has been evolving recently. I had it built with indexed downtube shifters, but I wasn't really happy with it. After much hand-wringing I finally gave in and replaced the white Serotta...
Forum: Foo
09-15-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 886
Posted By downtube42

I think many of us new work-from-home folks are...

I think many of us new work-from-home folks are finding the OEM toilets at home aren't up to the same standards as the ones in the office. I'll be installing one of these suckers (no pun intended) as...
Forum: Foo
09-15-20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 886
Posted By MntnMan62

The attitude of this OP really only deserves the...

The attitude of this OP really only deserves the following:


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...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,552
Posted By surak

They aren't slow, especially not at the World...

They aren't slow, especially not at the World Tour level. They're just not quite as fast as the fastest climbers in the world. If the climbers are riding at or beyond threshold, then of course those...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,552
Posted By caloso

https://www.cyclingweekly.com/news/racing/data-rev...

https://www.cyclingweekly.com/news/racing/data-reveals-the-most-powerful-sprints-of-2018-and-the-numbers-are-pretty-mind-blowing-359140
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