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06-18-19, 08:25 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,601
Posted By AlmostTrick

The sad thing is that for some it's all about...

The sad thing is that for some it's all about identifying a villain/enemy and sticking it to them. Actual results and effects matter little to none.

How much have farmers lost due to our leaders...
06-15-19, 09:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,125
Posted By ThermionicScott

I convert ATP to ADP whenever I need to move a...

I convert ATP to ADP whenever I need to move a muscle.
06-12-19, 02:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,751
Posted By livedarklions

The first question OP has to answer is "Are you...

The first question OP has to answer is "Are you still thinking about this after 4 years of not posting a thing?"
Forum: Foo
06-12-19, 07:03 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,775
Posted By AlmostTrick

Obviously a truly good one.

Obviously a truly good one.
06-09-19, 10:33 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,232
Posted By OmegaWolf

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06-07-19, 01:03 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,474
Posted By indyfabz

You must loaded to have been able to afford two...

You must loaded to have been able to afford two bikes. I hear they are insanely expensive.
06-07-19, 11:29 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,746
Posted By indyfabz

Oh the irony.

Oh the irony.
06-07-19, 11:20 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,746
Posted By indyfabz

Wow! Time machines have gotten insanely expensive.

Wow! Time machines have gotten insanely expensive.
06-07-19, 11:11 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,746
Posted By livedarklions

He lined up all the Punches, and you're Judy. ...

He lined up all the Punches, and you're Judy.

How about we all drop our boring scripted roles already? I know I could write your posts for you at this point.
06-01-19, 09:20 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 9,109
Posted By FiftySix

Relax. It was one thought from my own reality. ...

Relax. It was one thought from my own reality.

I spend time with my wife, but she loves the dogs and how they give her something to "baby" since the kids are young adults and we don't have...
06-01-19, 06:55 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 9,109
Posted By FiftySix

Dogs

Do you have dogs?

If not, and your wife isn't allergic, get two dogs. Her pick.

Dogs make excellent fill-ins for children of empty nesters. Or near empty nesters.

My wife treats our two dogs...
05-28-19, 03:11 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,135
Posted By jideta

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Bad pic of the original Celeste Devil sans OTT valve stem caps.
Cinelli bars...
05-27-19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,904
Posted By krecik

Everything that there is to be said on this topic...

Everything that there is to be said on this topic has already been said. I reckon there should be a seperate subforum dedicated towards this debate. I'm not doing this...

Sorry.
05-26-19, 02:54 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,608
Posted By Maelochs

You likely wouldn't recognize it if I did .... ...

You likely wouldn't recognize it if I did .... but even you, get more chances ....
05-26-19, 10:06 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,608
Posted By Maelochs

yeah, i give everyone a chance to accidentally...

yeah, i give everyone a chance to accidentally say something worthwhile, even the trolls and idiots ... you never know when they might find the acorn ... or unearth some comedy gold.
05-26-19, 08:26 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,608
Posted By GailT

Yeah, that's partly true, but then there are...

Yeah, that's partly true, but then there are people like T-mar, a walking encyclopedia of cycling expertise and history, who make it worthwhile. It's worth putting up with the dross to benefit from...
05-26-19, 05:57 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,608
Posted By Paul Barnard

I don't have those two on ignore, but I have...

I don't have those two on ignore, but I have conditioned myself to breeze right past their posts. It's unfortunate too because one of them is a good and knowledgeable guy. I simply can't force...
05-25-19, 10:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,562
Posted By Wildwood

Beausage, wear them with Honor!!!

Beausage, wear them with Honor!!!
05-25-19, 09:03 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,608
Posted By DrIsotope

Stay in long enough, and you will come to...

Stay in long enough, and you will come to recognize that pretty much every internet forum is the same. Why wouldn't it be? The posts are (mostly) made by people, and while there are a whole lot of...
05-24-19, 04:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,808
Posted By bruce19

Having a jersey made that says "Stable...

Having a jersey made that says "Stable Genius."
05-24-19, 01:29 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,608
Posted By Happy Feet

I see you recently bumped into fietsbob in the...

I see you recently bumped into fietsbob in the mechanics sub forum.
The error was in thinking he is human. Bob's actually an AI program that parses data together to try and create human like...
05-24-19, 11:22 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,608
Posted By surak

The ignore list...

The ignore list (https://www.bikeforums.net/profile.php?do=ignorelist) is a wonderful thing.
05-24-19, 10:52 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,608
Posted By bikeme

Just, wow.

This forum seems to have a few know-it-all, snarky bullies on it that make it unpleasant to use. It's no surprise, forums of all topics have them. In response, I will no longer engage them and...
05-24-19, 07:33 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,808
Posted By tagaproject6

Then you have jerseys that don't match the bike....

Then you have jerseys that don't match the bike. Jerseys that have a different brand from what the cyclists are riding.Yellow jerseys, championship jerseys, team jerseys, etc., that regular cyclists...
Forum: Commuting
05-21-19, 07:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,280
Posted By dedhed

Treat every door as if it was loaded.

Treat every door as if it was loaded.
05-21-19, 03:57 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 20,289
Posted By Happy Feet

There is no room for reasonableness in these...

There is no room for reasonableness in these types of discussions. Pick a side and defend it to the death!

... or until a chain lube thread comes along.
05-21-19, 12:17 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 20,289
Posted By livedarklions

Yes, the welder would definitely need to be at...

Yes, the welder would definitely need to be at town or better level.
05-21-19, 11:56 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 20,289
Posted By Happy Feet

Uh... we usually refer to those as the village...

Uh... we usually refer to those as the village "smitty" in steel frame welding discussions here.
05-21-19, 10:26 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 20,289
Posted By Reynolds

While steel frames can be repaired by an expert,...

While steel frames can be repaired by an expert, I doubt a regular village welder could weld thin bike tubes easily.
05-20-19, 04:33 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 20,289
Posted By rosefarts

Do you remember you mothers home baked cookies?...

Do you remember you mothers home baked cookies? Are they better than the ones in a package at the store? Of course, what was the secret ingredient? Love.

The idea of riding a bike whose frame...
05-20-19, 11:17 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 20,289
Posted By TimothyH

Lots of ignorance in this thread. Modern...

Lots of ignorance in this thread.

Modern steel tubing can be made into frames with any ride characteristics desired, as stiff and responsive as you want, and surprisingly light.

Crappy carbon...
05-20-19, 10:00 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 20,289
Posted By Phil_gretz

Similar Question...

could be asked on a oenophile or sommelier web forum comparing good enough box wines from Costo with an exquisite vintage. Some folks may never have the capacity or opport***ty to get it.

Why...
05-20-19, 09:43 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 20,289
Posted By DorkDisk

If chromoly were discovered today, it would be...

If chromoly were discovered today, it would be hailed the greatest material.
05-19-19, 07:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 188
Posted By Mikier

Retro NW Tweed Rides

Recent 2019https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/f56d1254_2155_49fb_b223_46e9d2a4c731_cb50064f6293648632582683f0f8f460031e48a3.jpeg...
05-16-19, 09:02 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,281
Posted By indyfabz

I get it now. You accidentally mentioned race. Or...

I get it now. You accidentally mentioned race. Or maybe your cat walked on the keyboard? I did a trial adoption of a cat. He did that a lot.
05-15-19, 07:39 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,634
Posted By delbiker1

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05-15-19, 07:00 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,634
Posted By daviddavieboy

I would call this result good. I had to strip,...

I would call this result good. I had to strip, did a little brazing and paint. I have about 100 hours of work into the frame including home-making most of the decals and painting, If you include...
05-15-19, 05:02 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,634
Posted By AlmostTrick

I have done many in the past. Many with good...

I have done many in the past. Many with good results. But it's a lot of work, and I wouldn't expect your first job to turn out great. Get a junk bike frame and practice. Or, if you really like your...
05-14-19, 07:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,624
Posted By Kapusta

FWIW, the only “wrong” answer here is one where...

FWIW, the only “wrong” answer here is one where you think you have any idea what works for anyone but yourself.
05-14-19, 06:20 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,913
Posted By indyfabz

The article reminds me of a quote I like from the...

The article reminds me of a quote I like from the film "Contagion." "Blogging isn't writing. It's graffiti with punctuation."
05-10-19, 09:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,358
Posted By TimothyH

The vast majority of modern, evidence based...

The vast majority of modern, evidence based science disagrees with this.

Even so, most people will get more exercise on foot than they will soft pedaling and coasting around on a bike.

Let them...
Forum: Commuting
04-26-19, 02:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,124
Posted By BobbyG

The Same "Different"; But Even More So...

On this beautiful, sunny, spring-morning's ride to work (in Colorado Springs) I took an alternate detour for variety.

It's a detour I have taken home from work many times over the last 20...
04-26-19, 10:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,550
Posted By livedarklions

No chains. Buy local. Ooops, wrong troll...

No chains. Buy local.

Ooops, wrong troll thread.
Forum: Commuting
04-25-19, 05:41 PM
Replies: 15,230
Views: 10,925,341
Posted By ascherer

Commuter: 1966 Raleigh Sports

Pretty much stock. Larger rear cog for more realistic gearing. Cork handgrips, modern brake blocks and Panaracer Col de la Vie tires. Until last autumn the pedals were original too but one of those...
04-25-19, 09:06 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,160
Posted By pdlamb

If you think a bike shop is too expensive, don't...

If you think a bike shop is too expensive, don't support it. But if that's the case, don't whine when something goes wrong that you don't know how to fix, or can't figure out how to fix, and have to...
04-25-19, 08:55 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,424
Posted By nomadmax

I'm as DIY as you can get, but for health...

I'm as DIY as you can get, but for health problems I go straight to a board certified doctor for a face to face appointment.
04-25-19, 07:53 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,424
Posted By sdmc530

Have you seen a doctor? Seriously, medical...

Have you seen a doctor? Seriously, medical issues that might not even be an issue should be diagnosed by a doctor. Probably nothing but a dehydration issue or could be something that needs medical...
04-25-19, 07:31 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,424
Posted By MoAlpha

The internet is truly a wonderful thing. We have...

The internet is truly a wonderful thing. We have the patient diagnosed and treated without even having to hear his complaint!
04-25-19, 04:48 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,160
Posted By indyfabz

Subscribed. Recently, two LBS worked...

Subscribed.

Recently, two LBS worked together to retrieve my ex-GF's bike after she was severely injured in a crash caused by a dog. She first tried to get in touch with Bezos, but he didn't...
Forum: Foo
04-23-19, 06:31 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,114
Posted By Lemond1985

At the risk of going P&R, I would suggest that...

At the risk of going P&R, I would suggest that throwing still more money at dysfunctional schools will not make them any better. The entire K-12 education system in this country needs to be torn down...
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