Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: 70sSanO
Showing results 1 to 50 of 714
Search took 0.21 seconds.
12-07-21, 07:30 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 3,888
Posted By 70sSanO

I’ve never used the term fred, but I always...

I’ve never used the term fred, but I always thought that traditionally it was someone who didn’t have the “correct” look. Whether it was the clothes, or the bike, or the number of bags on a bike. ...
12-06-21, 11:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 850
Posted By 70sSanO

I realize they are eBay auction numbers. But who...

I realize they are eBay auction numbers. But who posts auction numbers and not a link to the auctions?

John
12-06-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 3,888
Posted By 70sSanO

I think most of the problems with drafting today...

I think most of the problems with drafting today stem from trying to maintain a 6ft/2m distance recommended by health agencies.

John
12-04-21, 09:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 822
Posted By 70sSanO

I’ve used Phil’s Tenacious Oil for decades on...

I’ve used Phil’s Tenacious Oil for decades on freewheel and freehub bodies.

John
12-03-21, 01:21 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 3,888
Posted By 70sSanO

Wasn’t there a movie that depicted a fairly...

Wasn’t there a movie that depicted a fairly efficient way to rid yourself of an unwanted rider?

John
12-03-21, 10:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 654
Posted By 70sSanO

This is a great source for Shimano cones and...

This is a great source for Shimano cones and dimensions, especially for mix-n-match.

https://wheelsmfg.com/products/hub-parts/all-cones.html

The charts will give the hub to cone compatibility....
12-01-21, 11:13 PM
12-01-21, 09:18 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,070
Posted By 70sSanO

The truth is, everyone wants to be an expert and...

The truth is, everyone wants to be an expert and none of them have a clue. And everyone can find something out there that supports their personal beliefs.

After the pandemic first started...
12-01-21, 06:27 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,070
Posted By 70sSanO

Additional there is NOS value, which typically...

Additional there is NOS value, which typically defies logic in that an obsolete component is deemed more valuable merely because a generation believes it represents the pinnacle of manufacturing or...
12-01-21, 04:31 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,669
Posted By 70sSanO

I think Walmart sells a Dyspraxia hybrid. ...

I think Walmart sells a Dyspraxia hybrid.

It’s not you, it’s the bike.

John
11-30-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,007
Posted By 70sSanO

While there is nothing wrong to post pics here. ...

While there is nothing wrong to post pics here. The Classic & Vintage subforum might be a better place. Lots of folks over there can give you all sorts of help.

John
11-30-21, 07:29 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,141
Posted By 70sSanO

I missed the airport part. That pretty much...

I missed the airport part. That pretty much settles that this is just trolling.

No company is going to pay someone to ship their own bike to ride around commercial buildings to check on them. ...
11-30-21, 06:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 731
Posted By 70sSanO

It’s funny, I did a similar mental exercise and...

It’s funny, I did a similar mental exercise and the only difference int list of usable parts from the Vilano were the pedals and maybe the handlebars with a shim. I assumed the seatpost diameter...
11-29-21, 10:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 731
Posted By 70sSanO

No, you can’t do any of that. Well… with enough...

No, you can’t do any of that. Well… with enough money you can do anything.

If you want that bike buy it and ride it as is.

John
11-29-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,669
Posted By 70sSanO

I try not to think too much when I’m riding a...

I try not to think too much when I’m riding a bike.

John
11-26-21, 04:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 623
Posted By 70sSanO

They used that bike to escape the German invasion...

They used that bike to escape the German invasion from their home country in the 30’s.

Unfortunately none of them could sing, so no movie and they died in obscurity.

John
11-25-21, 04:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 335
Posted By 70sSanO

I think that regardless of the activity, being...

I think that regardless of the activity, being able to ride a bike, or a wave, or snowboard, etc., and get joy from it, that in itself should make us thankful.

My Mom gave me some advice many...
11-25-21, 04:10 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,543
Posted By 70sSanO

I like the concept of the pedals driving the rear...

I like the concept of the pedals driving the rear wheel and the rear wheel driving the pedals. I think there is a sweet spot where both can come together and everything just feels effortless. In...
11-24-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 850
Posted By 70sSanO

Mine too. Makes you wonder who’s scamming who…...

Mine too. Makes you wonder who’s scamming who… lol.

John
11-23-21, 12:30 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,562
Posted By 70sSanO

But he did a masterful job of reeling in the fish...

But he did a masterful job of reeling in the fish with indoor trainers and power meters.

Hard to imagine so much training discussion for someone who doesn’t even own a bike.

John
11-22-21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,562
Posted By 70sSanO

Despite being skeptical of the OP’s post, my...

Despite being skeptical of the OP’s post, my advice is to get an exercise bike with the level of tech you want and forget about buying an actual bike. At the least you’ll want to have access to BF...
11-21-21, 09:53 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,834
Posted By 70sSanO

In 30 years it will be unridden NOS and may be...

In 30 years it will be unridden NOS and may be the only one. Wait and sell it for double.

John
11-21-21, 01:44 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,541
Posted By 70sSanO

Since your 2018 Domane is disc, you need to find...

Since your 2018 Domane is disc, you need to find out the max tires you can stuff in there and try it out on some dirt.

Without rim brake calipers in the way, the only issue are the chainstays. But...
11-21-21, 12:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 852
Posted By 70sSanO

To sum up the advice… First check the chain...

To sum up the advice…

First check the chain angle from the chainring to the cog to see how straight it is running.

If it is not exactly how you want it, measure the distance from the current...
11-20-21, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 225
Posted By 70sSanO

The wider the rim, the wider the inflated tire. ...

The wider the rim, the wider the inflated tire.

If 19mm (internal width?) is a tight fit, the 25mm internal width Cliffhanger will make the same tire worse.

John
11-18-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 3,569
Posted By 70sSanO

Considering the bikes listed in my signature I...

Considering the bikes listed in my signature I find it quite ironic that you included me in your response. But since you did...

There is a BF sub-forum that is very active, it is called Classic &...
11-17-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 3,569
Posted By 70sSanO

No. It is a thread where someone points a gun at...

No. It is a thread where someone points a gun at your head and makes you read one thread or the other.

If you read both threads you won't need someone else's help to point a gun at your head.
...
11-17-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 3,569
Posted By 70sSanO

Is it that time? Absolutely!!! ...

Is it that time?

Absolutely!!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SHhrZgojY1Q

John
11-17-21, 12:14 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 3,569
Posted By 70sSanO

The world's population is 7.9 billion. When...

The world's population is 7.9 billion.

When I Googled "Who are they" I got 14.78 billion responses.

That seems troubling.

John
11-17-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 6,669
Posted By 70sSanO

The biggest problem with BF searches is that with...

The biggest problem with BF searches is that with the amount of meandering that goes on in threads an even remotely sane new member will literally run from bicycling and try a unicycle….
...
11-17-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 3,569
Posted By 70sSanO

No. John

No.

John
11-16-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 570
Posted By 70sSanO

I’m guessing it is a 1988. The horizontal...

I’m guessing it is a 1988. The horizontal dropouts would seem to make it earlier, but I’ve seen pics of ‘87 and ‘88 Allez with them.

Unicrown fork the same color gives it away.

John
11-15-21, 12:27 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 6,669
Posted By 70sSanO

Hipocrisy on an internet forum? People are...

Hipocrisy on an internet forum?

People are always throwing out opinions and they contradict those statements days, weeks, years, even hours later.

I mean we’re talking about bicycles. Nothing...
11-15-21, 11:23 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 6,669
Posted By 70sSanO

I sure hope this thread doesn’t revert into...

I sure hope this thread doesn’t revert into everyone searching the archives trying to find something someone posted.

If you want to really see BF deteriorate, that would do it.

John
11-15-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 6,669
Posted By 70sSanO

Except for a few, I think most people post...

Except for a few, I think most people post something that they cringe about down the road.

I know I will stumble across an old thread and read something and think, what a jerk, only to find out I...
11-14-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 3,627
Posted By 70sSanO

GPS? Folding maps is an art form. John

GPS?

Folding maps is an art form.

John
11-13-21, 10:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,257
Posted By 70sSanO

Since I don’t think any of my bikes has an...

Since I don’t think any of my bikes has an original spec’d part, a 1973 Ford Falcon XB GT.

John
11-13-21, 04:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 296
Posted By 70sSanO

Since 1x11 and 1x12 setups are wider cassettes,...

Since 1x11 and 1x12 setups are wider cassettes, your outer chainring position with a 1x8 is probably not going to be that critical.

And it will be the same as your old double setup if you ran the...
11-13-21, 12:10 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 3,627
Posted By 70sSanO

Well, I have not fallen over from going too slow...

Well, I have not fallen over from going too slow on my road or mountain bike, not to say I haven’t gone down on my mountain bike.

What I have found, as I am fast approaching 70, is that on tough...
11-13-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 3,627
Posted By 70sSanO

No problem. Webster has not invented the words...

No problem. Webster has not invented the words that can offend me, especially from someone I don’t know on the internet.

John
11-12-21, 08:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 877
Posted By 70sSanO

Even though it is an inanimate object, there are...

Even though it is an inanimate object, there are memories attached to the object.

It may not even be the haggling than it is getting the bike into the right person’s hands. Even though it is just...
11-08-21, 06:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 859
Posted By 70sSanO

I used a Cane Creek 40 EC34 on my Trek 970, but...

I used a Cane Creek 40 EC34 on my Trek 970, but you can use a cheaper one from another mfg. You do need an external cup threadless headset.

Personally I like a sealed cartridge headset for a...
11-06-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 14,391
Posted By 70sSanO

Just in case anyone is wondering, I’m not...

Just in case anyone is wondering, I’m not involved in any conspiracy stuff.

I didn’t ride my bike to Dallas to see JFK, and was basically making fun of the whole thing. For anyone who is into...
11-06-21, 03:33 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 14,391
Posted By 70sSanO

This thread needs a slogan to rally around and...

This thread needs a slogan to rally around and unite us.

Due to the somewhat conspiratorial undertones of manufacturers scheming to push cyclists into setups that are merely self serving for the...
11-05-21, 09:22 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 14,391
Posted By 70sSanO

True, but he might need another cog or two. ...

True, but he might need another cog or two.

John
11-05-21, 08:59 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 14,391
Posted By 70sSanO

Even if no one supports you, I still think you’re...

Even if no one supports you, I still think you’re a Winner.

John
11-04-21, 11:43 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 14,391
Posted By 70sSanO

My jerseys have 3 pockets in the back and I’ll...

My jerseys have 3 pockets in the back and I’ll sometimes use all 3.

Cargo shorts, now that’s an analogy.

John
11-04-21, 08:43 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 14,391
Posted By 70sSanO

Everything that happens in life it is now caused...

Everything that happens in life it is now caused by climate change from that flat you got, to your brake cables fraying. Nothing, not one single event, can occur without it being related to climate...
11-02-21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 859
Posted By 70sSanO

Another thing I noticed is you have a quill stem....

Another thing I noticed is you have a quill stem. You'll need to use a threadless stem.

You should measure what length you have and the handlebar height. Now is a good time to make any changes...
11-02-21, 04:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,366
Posted By 70sSanO

Yes, but you still had those pesky non-aero brake...

Yes, but you still had those pesky non-aero brake cables.

John
Showing results 1 to 50 of 714
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.