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11-19-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,785
Posted By berner

I'm a retired boat builder and have worked with...

I'm a retired boat builder and have worked with composites, both glass and carbon. That is a fine job and I would not worry about it. Nevertheless, it costs nothing to keep an eye on it.
11-19-20, 12:26 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,785
Posted By Yellowlab

Part 2 continued

Part 2
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Step nine: Sand first carbon treatment to desired look. I...
11-13-20, 10:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 717
Posted By mackgoo

I'll let you know. ...

I'll let you know.


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11-10-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 392
Posted By JohnDThompson

Ugly, but not dangerous.

Ugly, but not dangerous.
Forum: Commuting
11-05-20, 08:46 PM
Replies: 15,406
Views: 11,399,079
Posted By Helldorado

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11-04-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,064
Posted By Hypno Toad

I honestly didn't believe this day would ever...

I honestly didn't believe this day would ever come! 3 years after starting this thread, 4 years after I started working with the advocacy group, 5 years since high school kids raised the funds to...
Forum: Commuting
11-02-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,501
Posted By HoustonGal

I seriously doubt anyone has read this thread in...

I seriously doubt anyone has read this thread in years, but I have an update: I am still here on Saba (which is COVID-free!) and I was seriously missing bike commuting but was also seriously...
11-02-20, 05:59 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 34,308
Posted By metz1295

Love this bike. My Roscoe 7 will be here in...

Love this bike. My Roscoe 7 will be here in January. As a beginner, I couldn't justify the extra $600 for the Roscoe 8. However, There was enough add on to justify the Roscoe 7 over my original...
Forum: Commuting
10-24-20, 09:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,004
Posted By flangehead

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AjGXn249Fc0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AjGXn249Fc0
10-22-20, 11:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,450
Posted By Susannav

Picked up the bike. Will be cleaning and...

Picked up the bike.
Will be cleaning and polishing this winter.
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Forum: Commuting
10-22-20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 18,620
Posted By Smokinapankake

Ultrasonic inspector , ASTM level II. I work in...

Ultrasonic inspector , ASTM level II. I work in the nuclear industry, specifically inspecting the tubing used to make nuclear fuel rods. I didn’t vote in the poll because I’m lazy...
Forum: Commuting
10-20-20, 11:03 PM
Replies: 593
Views: 77,869
Posted By Joe Bikerider

California Bay Laurel Umbellularia californica

California Bay Laurel
Umbellularia californica
Forum: Commuting
10-13-20, 06:38 PM
Replies: 593
Views: 77,869
Posted By rhm

It wasn't raining when I left the house this...

It wasn't raining when I left the house this morning. :thumb:
but drizzle started about five minutes out :notamused: and stopped after a few minutes. :thumb:
But it started up again, and got...
10-09-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 236
Posted By illjustride

Aruba Mountain Biking

Hey folks, I wanted to share an old video from where I visited Aruba and went Mountain Biking. For anyone who does decide to travel there, they are safe to visit as long as you are. There aren't many...
10-01-20, 10:21 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,974
Posted By MarcusT

Who has the time or the inclination to give flak...

Who has the time or the inclination to give flak for the type of bag you have on your rack?
If anything, I would give you some flak on the dry rot in your fencing ;)
Forum: Commuting
09-28-20, 05:13 AM
Replies: 15,406
Views: 11,399,079
Posted By fabiotux

Hi there! There's my Seven Alaris. I bought...

Hi there!

There's my Seven Alaris. I bought it here in Brazil.

Some guy brought this beauty to brazilian's territory back in 2003 and years later sold it to ME! hehehe.
I made some adjustments...
Forum: Commuting
09-23-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 593
Views: 77,869
Posted By noglider

I haven't commuted to college since March 12. I...

I haven't commuted to college since March 12. I haven't had a job, but I'll soon be an enumerator for the Census. The locations I need to visit might be near enough for me to visit by bike. I will...
09-17-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,361
Posted By fourfa

Great thread! This really shows one of the...

Great thread! This really shows one of the problems discussing the gravel segment - some riders are on flat farm roads almost as smooth as pavement, and others are literally mountain biking. This is...
Forum: Touring
09-12-20, 06:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,203
Posted By Cycletography

Saddle Comparison: Gilles Berthoud Aravis vs. Selle Anatomica H2

The Gilles Berthoud Aravis and the Selle Anatomica H2 are very different saddles. This comparison is not intended to declare a "winner", nor will I try to tell anyone which saddle is "better". My...
09-09-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,653
Posted By southpier13

i REALLY hope you haven't been waiting that long...

i REALLY hope you haven't been waiting that long to use it!
Forum: Foo
09-07-20, 08:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 603
Posted By skijor

I always get a warped one. ...

I always get a warped one.
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09-06-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,630
Posted By DiabloScott

You know, other forums I am involved with have a...

You know, other forums I am involved with have a pop-up notice warning the poster that the thread is old and they should consider starting a new thread instead of replying to a dead thread.
...
09-01-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 624
Posted By bubbaman

Thank you all for your replies! I did buy the...

Thank you all for your replies!
I did buy the bike.

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Forum: Commuting
08-26-20, 05:11 PM
Replies: 593
Views: 77,869
Posted By countrydirt

I'm almost leaving in the dark, but still in mid...

I'm almost leaving in the dark, but still in mid to upper 60's in the morning. Afternoons are still around 95-100F so get a good sweat going. Almost 3 weeks of daily commuting and my ride is...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 884
Posted By WhyFi

Found it - 183w to go 12.7mph on a pan flat route...

Found it - 183w to go 12.7mph on a pan flat route (two laps around a lake) with a 3 year old. Looks like the same model Burley, too.
...
08-22-20, 05:24 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 7,144
Posted By randyjawa

I, honestly, do not like down tube shifters..! ...

I, honestly, do not like down tube shifters..!
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Anything else,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-20, 01:33 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,677
Posted By znomit

This is an inelegant interaction. Why the hate?

This is an inelegant interaction. Why the hate?
Forum: Commuting
08-14-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 753
Posted By Papa Tom

One of the things I thought I missed for a while...

One of the things I thought I missed for a while was stopping at a local sandwich shop for breakfast on my way to work. Now that I've had a taste of how much money can be saved by eating at home, I...
Forum: Commuting
08-07-20, 09:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 684
Posted By kellichou

I am happy to report, that, after some effort...

I am happy to report, that, after some effort from my spouse and I to get the 4 year old back on the Yepp seat on the bike, the kid LOVES IT! We have been working up to longer rides, and I did an 11...
07-25-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By ZIZZWHEEL

Bicycle stick faces

Thought I would post a photo of these cool cycling stick faces that I purchased back in the early 90's. They had three designs and I have two of them. They were meant to be applied to the front of...
07-23-20, 04:32 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 6,294
Posted By e-RICHIE

Huh? Heh! I work full time making bicycles. ...

Huh?
Heh!
I work full time making bicycles.
Always have.
For the record.
07-18-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 422
Posted By Bill Kapaun

IF you can find these in the 4 Finger Version- ...

IF you can find these in the 4 Finger Version-
You have to pay attention, because most are "2 finger" and NOT convertible between V & Canti.
...
Forum: Commuting
06-26-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,229
Posted By BobbyG

Hi, Neighbor!...

I was 8 miles from the house and one mile from the office when my cell phone rang. I wear an earbud and clicked to answer the call.
"Hey Bob it's your neighbor, R______."

My wife had left for...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-20, 10:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 633
Posted By woodcraft

Happy 5,000th post to meee

On this notable occasion, I'd like to thank all of you

for making BF such an entertaining and educational place.

:beer:
Forum: Commuting
06-16-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 957
Posted By ewdiller

First Commute

Did my first commute to and from work today ... 13 miles round trip. :commute:
Replies: 1
Views: 417
Posted By StarBiker

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06-09-20, 08:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 786
Posted By DeadGrandpa

*Dead Like Me*, which may have gone to DVD, so...

*Dead Like Me*, which may have gone to DVD, so sorry about that, but Mandy Patinkin had a great role.
06-05-20, 10:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,362
Posted By Gresp15C

The P65 warning is all most of us ever see, and...

The P65 warning is all most of us ever see, and it's a weird unintended consequence that's hard to remove. But P65 was a reaction to a real problem, and resulted in a real reduction of toxic...
Forum: Commuting
06-02-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,008
Posted By RubeRad

Regretting Some of My Hopes Of a Fuller Life

Regretting Some of My Hopes Of a Fuller Life
05-25-20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 482
Posted By Bianchigirll

Mavic made MTB rims from the same extrusion as...

Mavic made MTB rims from the same extrusion as the MA-40. I have a fabulous pair of pretty skinny CampI MTB rims
05-21-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,123
Posted By grizzly59

I don’t know if the seller should open the...

I don’t know if the seller should open the package. You should definitely not buy it. 50 years old, French, $80, No Go.
Forum: Foo
05-07-20, 10:49 PM
Replies: 11,231
Views: 2,314,661
Posted By jan230

The Sea Nymph Some Very ingeneous builds here: ...

The Sea Nymph
Some Very ingeneous builds here:
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Forum: Foo
05-07-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 11,231
Views: 2,314,661
Posted By jan230

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Forum: Foo
05-07-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 11,231
Views: 2,314,661
Posted By jan230

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Forum: Foo
05-06-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 348
Posted By Hondo Gravel

gravel bike in hospital

A shredded cable inside the shifter. Don’t have any cables so to the bike shop it went. 50 miles away in Kerrville, Texas. Going to ride the one speed in the meantime. One gear and NO MERCY on hills....
05-05-20, 01:50 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,480
Posted By Dwillems26

It is well known that the females leg muscles are...

It is well known that the females leg muscles are stronger than males in general. Or at least it was well known when I was a kid, or in my school, or house? I don't know man! But their legs are...
Forum: Introductions
05-01-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 228
Posted By DaveWills

Dave Wills - new to Bike Forums

Good Afternoon!
I was looking for some tool suggestions and found this forum. The sharing and helpfulness of the members seems good, so I joined.
My wife and I are GAPS - Grands As ParentS. We...
04-26-20, 09:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,082
Posted By jimicoltrane

Thanks again for all of the replies. The...

Thanks again for all of the replies.

The shop where I'm getting the bike advertises that it takes trade-ins. I have a Giant OCR c2 hat I haven't ridden in a long time. Bike store says he'd give...
04-18-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 1,604
Views: 693,129
Posted By noglider

This isn't a proper gravel grinder bike but it's...

This isn't a proper gravel grinder bike but it's the bike I ground gravel on this week. My gravel grinder is still under construction. This bike has 28mm tires, so I have to work a little harder to...
04-15-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 6,313
Posted By tyrion

Triples are only for the very advanced bicyclist....

Triples are only for the very advanced bicyclist. Beginners should start with a single chainring, then after a few years move up to a double chainring, then after decades of experience move up to a...
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