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04-05-20, 01:58 PM
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Posted By madpogue

https://media.giphy.com/media/l2SpQRuCQzY1RXHqM/gi...

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I'll give you a topic -- a "gear inch" is neither a gear, nor, per se, an inch -- discuss!
04-05-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 614
Posted By madpogue

Hey - Pine Knob t-shirt. That was always a fun...

Hey - Pine Knob t-shirt. That was always a fun venue, even when the band was lame.

Simple honesty of performance, as seen here, is so rarely seen anymore.
04-04-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 54,988
Views: 7,814,460
Posted By madpogue

^^^^^^^ Seems like an odd thing to use for target...

^^^^^^^ Seems like an odd thing to use for target practice.
04-03-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 18,589
Views: 3,010,895
Posted By madpogue

This is your brain on a combination of PVC cement...

This is your brain on a combination of PVC cement and gasoline fumes:

https://madison.craigslist.org/bik/d/mc-farland-xtracycle-konami-blast/7102754552.htmlXtracycle /konami blast project - $400...
04-02-20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 54,988
Views: 7,814,460
Posted By madpogue

Tourism is the major economic force in that part...

Tourism is the major economic force in that part of the state. So at this particular time, yeah, they're gonna be hurting.

That said, the seller shouldn't lean on the brand name to expect $500,...
04-02-20, 07:22 AM
Replies: 54,988
Views: 7,814,460
Posted By madpogue

^^^^^ The Nishiki should be in Wacky World *...

^^^^^ The Nishiki should be in Wacky World
* Depiction of two different bikes
* God-awful photos of the actual bike presumed to be up for sale
* Even with the god-awful photos, it's obvious this...
04-01-20, 11:28 PM
Replies: 18,589
Views: 3,010,895
Posted By madpogue

What if the seller had shot it from the drive...

What if the seller had shot it from the drive side?

(Or does this maybe mean it's French threaded?)
04-01-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 8,638
Views: 781,379
Posted By madpogue

Like you, I have mixte feelings about it.

Like you, I have mixte feelings about it.
03-31-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 18,589
Views: 3,010,895
Posted By madpogue

Hurl for the... er... Hooray for the red, white...

Hurl for the... er... Hooray for the red, white and blue.....

https://lacrosse.craigslist.org/bik/d/galesville-2-stroke-80cc-gas-motorized/7101543025.html2-stroke 80cc gas motorized bicycle - $400...
03-31-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 136,504
Posted By madpogue

^^^^^^ And you have something to hang on the...

^^^^^^ And you have something to hang on the wall, show the world - "look, I broke a RockHopper" ;)
03-28-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 360
Posted By madpogue

The rack bosses on the inboard sides of the seat...

The rack bosses on the inboard sides of the seat stays are cool, and rather unusual. Do they help narrow down a model?
03-23-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,279
Posted By madpogue

^^^^^ Notice how many in the southwest, PNW and...

^^^^^ Notice how many in the southwest, PNW and Colorado. Then a whoppng TWO in the southeast, and ONE each in TX, east coast, and the midwest.
03-20-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 7,351
Posted By madpogue

Well that's why they went extinct, right?

Well that's why they went extinct, right?
03-14-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 54,988
Views: 7,814,460
Posted By madpogue

^^^^ A real sleeper.

^^^^ A real sleeper.
03-11-20, 04:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 461
Posted By madpogue

Did it include the headset? Maybe there's a...

Did it include the headset? Maybe there's a component date code there somewhere.

Also, did you happen to see anything stamped on the steerer tube? That would tell you more about the fork than the...
Forum: Commuting
03-11-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 16,601
Posted By madpogue

^^^^^ That's like being on "Peachtree" in...

^^^^^ That's like being on "Peachtree" in ATL.....
03-05-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 54,988
Views: 7,814,460
Posted By madpogue

You could ride that Mondonico to Mendocino.....

You could ride that Mondonico to Mendocino.....
03-03-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 54,988
Views: 7,814,460
Posted By madpogue

Appropriately photographed on burlap. Maybe they...

Appropriately photographed on burlap. Maybe they used a Zenit.
03-02-20, 08:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 951
Posted By madpogue

...he wrote, confident that the gf isn't trolling...

...he wrote, confident that the gf isn't trolling the forums.....
03-02-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 951
Posted By madpogue

^^^^ I think it's that he's an Aldi shopper in a...

^^^^ I think it's that he's an Aldi shopper in a Stetson.
03-02-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 18,589
Views: 3,010,895
Posted By madpogue

Pick two ragged-out Raleighs at random, Don't...

Pick two ragged-out Raleighs at random,
Don't bother to clean up or sand 'em.
Just a hinky weld here,
And a dropout squeeze there.
And voila, you've got yourself a tandem!

Said NO ONE EVER!
...
03-02-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 54,988
Views: 7,814,460
Posted By madpogue

^^^^^^ SSSHHHHHHHHHhhhhhhhh, don't be tellin'...

^^^^^^ SSSHHHHHHHHHhhhhhhhh, don't be tellin' everyone! I just Emailed the guy an hour or so ago. Knock wood, it'll be in the truck tonight/tomorrow.
03-02-20, 08:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 966
Posted By madpogue

In all likelihood, they started out that way,...

In all likelihood, they started out that way, installed and inflated by Target/Walmart or high-volume LBS employess who don't care, or just don't know.
02-29-20, 09:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 363
Posted By madpogue

Elaborate on "can't". What is (or is not)...

Elaborate on "can't". What is (or is not) happening?

Lots of folks here are visual. So can you post a pic or two?

(BTW, your old brakes, being in the freezer, are now kool stops as well.....)
02-29-20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 332
Posted By madpogue

I see what you did there.....

I see what you did there.....
02-28-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 37,164
Posted By madpogue

"One pill makes you larger......." ...

"One pill makes you larger......."
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/705x1200/80-lavadome2_724c443722c12e5da8d2bcf7b88a8a9674a193ee.jpg

From an '89, not as cool as the earlier...
02-28-20, 12:48 AM
Replies: 54,988
Views: 7,814,460
Posted By madpogue

"When I woke up, mom and dad are surfin' Sheldon...

"When I woke up, mom and dad are surfin' Sheldon Brown.
Rollin tires, rockin' rollin' got my cone wrenches out...."
02-26-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 54,988
Views: 7,814,460
Posted By madpogue

+1; last challenge, I was sorely tempted to enter...

+1; last challenge, I was sorely tempted to enter TWO bikes for < $100 total, but ran out of time to ride each one the required 100 km.
02-26-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 54,988
Views: 7,814,460
Posted By madpogue

Next time you intend to "throw away" any 105/600,...

Next time you intend to "throw away" any 105/600, lemme know...
02-24-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 54,988
Views: 7,814,460
Posted By madpogue

This is Wacky World territory. A "Pinorello" with...

This is Wacky World territory. A "Pinorello" with a "Dan Marco" saddle and "Reynolds Columbus" tubing, and only one, really bad, photo. The LOL ask price is just icing.
02-24-20, 03:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 790
Posted By madpogue

They avoid radar by operating in a time warp,...

They avoid radar by operating in a time warp, evidently. No web site.
02-24-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,550
Posted By madpogue

^^^^^^^^ +1; a fake moustache and a beret should...

^^^^^^^^ +1; a fake moustache and a beret should make you completely anonymous. Best to use a three-wheeled Citroen micro-panel-van as the getaway vehicle.
02-23-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 776
Posted By madpogue

Dogs? Did someone mention dogs (and mamachari)?...

Dogs? Did someone mention dogs (and mamachari)? Cyclelicious » Japanese pet porter bicycles (http://www.cyclelicio.us/2016/japanese-pet-porter-bicycles/) (silly embedded video alert)
02-23-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 54,988
Views: 7,814,460
Posted By madpogue

Some icky reduced-spoke wheels that look way out...

Some icky reduced-spoke wheels that look way out of place, and... uh.... some rust. Oh, maybe a replacement fork that wasn't cut; some spacers in the stack. Seems like the price is right, however.
...
02-23-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,864
Posted By madpogue

From the '86 Centurion catalog, Ironman page: ...

From the '86 Centurion catalog, Ironman page:
https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/596x500/ironmancatalog1_32af518da6184c1d6a8c200ef9e1750aae9b80fe.jpg
02-22-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,864
Posted By madpogue

Yeah, I've seen a few of those Weinmanns of that...

Yeah, I've seen a few of those Weinmanns of that level of quality, with the branding significantly "under-struck", and hard to make out.
02-21-20, 09:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,550
Posted By madpogue

^^^^ Campus bikes are definitely a major presence...

^^^^ Campus bikes are definitely a major presence here. I'm stereotyping here, but I think most students see their bikes as utilities, like the cheap appliances in their dorms or student apartments....
02-21-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 54,988
Views: 7,814,460
Posted By madpogue

^^^^ For an Abe and a George, I'd buy it just for...

^^^^ For an Abe and a George, I'd buy it just for the head badge.
02-21-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,550
Posted By madpogue

"No, ma'am. We're musicians."

"No, ma'am. We're musicians."
02-20-20, 11:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 776
Posted By madpogue

My money's on a basket as well. Your bicycle is a...

My money's on a basket as well. Your bicycle is a mamachari - a simple utility bicycle favored by Japanese mothers, step-through, often with a single oversize downtube like yours, riser handlebar,...
02-20-20, 11:10 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,313
Posted By madpogue

My favorite is from the Trib article -- "I...

My favorite is from the Trib article -- "I believe that physicians should advise their bachelor clients not to marry any girl who doesn't ride a bicycle." Worked for me; although the other deciding...
02-20-20, 10:56 PM
Replies: 6,042
Views: 515,060
Posted By madpogue

Local library didn't have it, so I blew about...

Local library didn't have it, so I blew about eight bucks via eBay:

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/833x1200/klunkerz_6665301ef0cd9941a47e627583415ef9bee8877e.jpg
Then I...
02-18-20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 776
Posted By madpogue

Pic assist: ...

Pic assist:
https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/80-aeb8faf0_67e8_46f1_82d3_a16038da77eb_4fd054b7cf71fb7ea96fb73fae34144794d5ac01.jpeg
...
02-17-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 938
Posted By madpogue

^^^^^ Shoot, I was gonna ask you to facilitate...

^^^^^ Shoot, I was gonna ask you to facilitate that.... ;)
02-17-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 54,988
Views: 7,814,460
Posted By madpogue

^^^^^ Appears to have rolled off the set of this...

^^^^^ Appears to have rolled off the set of this movie (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1194138-what-bike-wes-anderson-trailer.html).
02-16-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,313
Posted By madpogue

^^^^ Grease zerks on the BB shell?

^^^^ Grease zerks on the BB shell?
02-15-20, 08:41 PM
Replies: 54,988
Views: 7,814,460
Posted By madpogue

^^^^ Who knew that downtube "gear shift" levers...

^^^^ Who knew that downtube "gear shift" levers were "unique"?
02-15-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 439
Posted By madpogue

Yeah, definitely :popcorn-ing this thread. ...

Yeah, definitely :popcorn-ing this thread.

What is that brake? That's just beauty.
02-14-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 475
Posted By madpogue

"City of Tomorrow" ...

"City of Tomorrow"
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/783x796/street_intersection_futurama_ae4a8562e6167933f6e8377aa760e6d022da3f0a.jpg
Motor vehicles and pedestrians on separate...
02-14-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,313
Posted By madpogue

Or sideburns.....

Or sideburns.....
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