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11-10-10, 08:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 644
Posted By douchebagonwhlz

I agree with selling it. Then you might be liquid...

I agree with selling it. Then you might be liquid enough to grab something better when the opportunity presents, or simply have the space available for another bike. If it doesn't fit that well how...
11-08-10, 08:15 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,715
Posted By douchebagonwhlz

Is this so? The color is unbelievably nice. If...

Is this so?
The color is unbelievably nice. If you were having a baby boy the clothes would be this color! Really nice bike.
10-24-10, 12:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 669
Posted By douchebagonwhlz

http://stuffwhitepeoplelike.com/2008/03/07/84-t-sh...

http://stuffwhitepeoplelike.com/2008/03/07/84-t-shirts/

this fits too

http://stuffwhitepeoplelike.com/2008/02/10/61-bicycles/
10-23-10, 09:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,477
Posted By douchebagonwhlz

It hits home! the 6.5 miles part is too funny.

It hits home! the 6.5 miles part is too funny.
10-23-10, 09:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,579
Posted By douchebagonwhlz

good for you!

good for you!
10-16-10, 12:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,226
Posted By douchebagonwhlz

http://rockies.craigslist.org/bik/2002261961.html...

http://rockies.craigslist.org/bik/2002261961.html
This is interesting and similar... new drivetrain though
10-09-10, 10:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,462
Posted By douchebagonwhlz

One of the best things on the internet is the...

One of the best things on the internet is the "catch of the Day" thread on this forum. You should share this there.
10-03-10, 11:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,802
Posted By douchebagonwhlz

Yellow tape, once it gets a little dirty it will...

Yellow tape, once it gets a little dirty it will be a match. Ketchup and mustard always go well together.
Really finding the crown, lug and BB details attractive.
09-30-10, 08:44 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,851
Posted By douchebagonwhlz

bingo.

bingo.
09-30-10, 08:38 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,851
Posted By douchebagonwhlz

I think this is as good a reason as anything. You...

I think this is as good a reason as anything. You can score some nice wheels for cheap, so the commitment is not as deep as you think. The market is very limited. I sold some DA hubs on mavic open 4...
09-21-10, 08:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,203
Posted By douchebagonwhlz

Tange has an awesome website. Some really nice...

Tange has an awesome website. Some really nice forks.
http://www.tange-design.com/
09-21-10, 08:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,184
Posted By douchebagonwhlz

http://stuffwhitepeoplelike.com/2008/03/07/84-t-sh...

http://stuffwhitepeoplelike.com/2008/03/07/84-t-shirts/
09-12-10, 03:12 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,617
Posted By douchebagonwhlz

OK- I thought it was a good story that some folks...

OK- I thought it was a good story that some folks who like to tinker on bikes might appreciate. There's a demand for bikes like the free spirit here, but I gave it away for nothing. The fact that...
09-10-10, 11:25 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 10,202
Posted By douchebagonwhlz

I should have used the tongue in cheek font for...

I should have used the tongue in cheek font for my post. I understand the steel preference with high performance parts.
09-10-10, 11:21 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,617
Posted By douchebagonwhlz

Heist of one of my bikes I restored!

So, this is a great story:
I found a yard sale Free Spirit step through frame a couple months back. The paint was great, needed very little to get rolling and I had some tires to fit it. It only...
09-10-10, 11:00 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,704
Posted By douchebagonwhlz

It is so fun to do both. Commuting by bike is so...

It is so fun to do both. Commuting by bike is so satisfying, and fixing up a beater is satisfying, but speeding around on a skinny tire bike is thrilling. When you get super bogged down with projects...
09-10-10, 10:43 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 10,202
Posted By douchebagonwhlz

If you are so very performance oriented, how...

If you are so very performance oriented, how would you ever even end up in the "old steel bikes" realm of the internet where we are finding ourselves right now?
I still wonder why 27" wheels are so...
09-05-10, 09:59 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,263
Posted By douchebagonwhlz

If this forum didn't come up on google searches I...

If this forum didn't come up on google searches I wouldn't have found it. I just hope that it stays a civil and sane community as it has been.
09-02-10, 10:28 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 7,115
Posted By douchebagonwhlz

A few years ago I rode up the local pass which...

A few years ago I rode up the local pass which was 7 miles of 7 percent on the full moon. I left about 11pm with nothing but a tail light and rode down too. It was exilarating, but with car...
09-01-10, 10:06 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 8,058
Posted By douchebagonwhlz

special road racer! I'd give you mine, but I...

special road racer! I'd give you mine, but I think I lost the derailleur hanger.
Nothing off the shelf fits me well,
but I might like to ride
an early 80s trek steel roadie in that fantastic blue...
08-17-10, 10:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 485
Posted By douchebagonwhlz

sell it if you have something you like better. AZ...

sell it if you have something you like better. AZ college towns might have a good market for it as a beater bike rack bike.
08-17-10, 10:11 PM
08-16-10, 08:36 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,165
Posted By douchebagonwhlz

Thanks for making it pic heavy. Enjoy it!

Thanks for making it pic heavy. Enjoy it!
08-16-10, 08:24 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,898
Posted By douchebagonwhlz

I don't know if the le tour 12.2 is that bad,...

I don't know if the le tour 12.2 is that bad, when it is a 63 you just say great, I'll take it. but mine is just very sloppy, I can't even ride it to work now because it is so sketchy at speeds of...
08-11-10, 08:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,469
Posted By douchebagonwhlz

lol!

lol!
08-10-10, 11:09 PM
Replies: 13,462
Views: 2,685,070
Posted By douchebagonwhlz

Just read the other thread, that is the feel-good...

Just read the other thread, that is the feel-good home bike repair story of the century. Amazing. You could have been killed or injured in this wreck, but instead this was the result. Wow.
08-10-10, 10:45 PM
Replies: 17,477
Views: 2,689,466
Posted By douchebagonwhlz

Those portland mixtes are fantastic. I just had...

Those portland mixtes are fantastic. I just had the realization that they can be done up with other than drop bars and become mega hip town bikes with go fast skinny tires.
08-10-10, 10:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,904
Posted By douchebagonwhlz

thrift store ar yard sale basket and some zip...

thrift store ar yard sale basket and some zip ties get you a cheap basket that can function. Make sure it can fit a 6 pack. cheap and functional is masculine. It will get more female attention than...
08-10-10, 10:38 AM
Replies: 13,462
Views: 2,685,070
Posted By douchebagonwhlz

I'd ride it, too. I will be kicking myself for a...

I'd ride it, too. I will be kicking myself for a while until another one pops up in my size. BAH! Looks clean.
08-08-10, 11:07 AM
Replies: 13,462
Views: 2,685,070
Posted By douchebagonwhlz

trek and miyata are sweet. If the trek is in as...

trek and miyata are sweet. If the trek is in as bought condition then good on ya.
08-08-10, 11:04 AM
Replies: 13,462
Views: 2,685,070
Posted By douchebagonwhlz

Sure looks like you scored to me. What wheelset...

Sure looks like you scored to me. What wheelset is that? Race?
btw I like this page at the top of the posts!? return it to its rightful place.
08-08-10, 10:54 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,687
Posted By douchebagonwhlz

I'll take ebay with its negative aspects. I've...

I'll take ebay with its negative aspects. I've made enough and found enough that I want to make it more than worthwhile. Nothing is perfect.
08-08-10, 10:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,198
Posted By douchebagonwhlz

Hijack of the day goes to... no KonAaron your...

Hijack of the day goes to...
no KonAaron your bike is lovely.
There is an old saying with Appalachian Trail hikers:
"Hike you own hike."
It really is kind of American. move the letters around and...
08-08-10, 10:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,751
Posted By douchebagonwhlz

vintage-trek.com has a serial number list that...

vintage-trek.com has a serial number list that makes it easy to tell the model if I remember correctly. Your bike looks really nice!
08-07-10, 11:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,380
Posted By douchebagonwhlz

I've ridded a lot of cracked tires on my around...

I've ridded a lot of cracked tires on my around town bikes and they have held fine. At high speeds though it definitely isn't worth the risk though. The old saying "where the rubber meets the road"...
08-07-10, 11:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,779
Posted By douchebagonwhlz

as clever as a lot of you guys are I imagine you...

as clever as a lot of you guys are I imagine you could take the decals off of the DA wheels easily. throw on some rigida decals...
08-07-10, 10:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,380
Posted By douchebagonwhlz

I just used armor all on the sidewall of a...

I just used armor all on the sidewall of a gumwall on a coaster brake townie to take the ashy appearance off and it looked awesome! Tire dressing for cars- ha! probably not going to do that on any...
08-07-10, 10:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 590
Posted By douchebagonwhlz

Is the long top tube for triathletes to keep...

Is the long top tube for triathletes to keep aero? Their low end tubing frame (relative of course) was 475$ 20+ years ago!
08-06-10, 02:09 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,232
Posted By douchebagonwhlz

I just moved and I threw several rusty cruiser...

I just moved and I threw several rusty cruiser types I need (really) for parts on the back of the truck, and about 10+ wheels and 25 tires (mostly skinny). so a new neighbor helps me unload for an...
08-06-10, 01:52 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,468
Posted By douchebagonwhlz

really nice bikes!

really nice bikes!
08-06-10, 01:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 762
Posted By douchebagonwhlz

way too easy to get this to the gutter...

way too easy to get this to the gutter...
08-06-10, 12:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 628
Posted By douchebagonwhlz

Le tour is a proven winner in my book, not race...

Le tour is a proven winner in my book, not race winner, but reliable transportation at a good price.
08-06-10, 12:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 857
Posted By douchebagonwhlz

really good deal for any tall guy. even for a...

really good deal for any tall guy. even for a townie.
08-02-10, 10:48 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,107
Posted By douchebagonwhlz

Good for you! If I ever am in LA I am going to...

Good for you! If I ever am in LA I am going to demo your bike fleet!
08-01-10, 08:17 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,964
Posted By douchebagonwhlz

A single speed road bike made from a "classic" is...

A single speed road bike made from a "classic" is what got me into bike riding. good use of a bike in my eyes, better than speeding around in cars. This has been debated before, but since I rode my...
Replies: 4
Views: 390
Posted By douchebagonwhlz

ha! same bike is in my yard. giving it to someone...

ha! same bike is in my yard. giving it to someone who I think will really like it, hopefully use it.
so you can put 700c wheels on mtb frames and the brakes will line up?
07-30-10, 11:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,216
Posted By douchebagonwhlz

Fantastic.

Fantastic.
07-30-10, 11:02 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,339
Posted By douchebagonwhlz

I definitely found a nice $20 last weekend while...

I definitely found a nice $20 last weekend while cab driving, don't ask... 15 or so 1/2" drive craftsman sockets on a cold winter ride a few years ago, black diamoond adjustable ski poles.
It is...
07-30-10, 12:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,031
Posted By douchebagonwhlz

i like the frame. be patient, when you get to a...

i like the frame. be patient, when you get to a frustrating part, go get a beer! Forget tubing! it's a 63, the tubes are so long it is going to be heavy. for 20$ it is a win.
07-28-10, 11:16 AM
Replies: 13,462
Views: 2,685,070
Posted By douchebagonwhlz

Good luck, Hope you got a mint for the...

Good luck, Hope you got a mint for the cannondale, it looked nice.
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