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Posted By rossiny

I bought a Trek 970, $120, but sold to a friend.,...

I bought a Trek 970, $120, but sold to a friend., frame was small for me. I bought a mint trek 950 for my son $120. I got a 930 now for $50 , but ended up spending a lot on it. I also purchased a...
06-10-20, 01:14 AM
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Posted By rossiny

Voyageur

Man I wish was closer to SE Wisconsin. I would grab that , seems about my frame size! !
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-20, 11:45 PM
Replies: 2,878
Views: 760,086
Posted By rossiny

Any thoughts on the Catalyst.? There is one...

Any thoughts on the Catalyst.? There is one locally and only 600, mostly shimano 105.
Then a Tuscany locally, but asking 1200, with ultegra?
I don't have much experience with Titanium.
my road...
05-03-20, 12:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 314
Posted By rossiny

Feel sorry for the whale God bless him

Feel sorry for the whale God bless him
05-03-20, 12:16 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 7,715
Posted By rossiny

Killing economy

any economy that is built on killing earth will self destruct, probably in 1 or 2 generations .
A system based on selling like over 70 million cars per year , and airline industry where the jumbo...
05-02-20, 03:20 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 7,715
Posted By rossiny

Back to normal

Quote:
Look people these are only expressed opinions here and people can post their wish list of what would make a fair world. But if we talk to every day people living every day lives they just...
05-01-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 7,715
Posted By rossiny

Sustainability

I think it might be normal to have toilet paper and running water and functional Plumbing , , however, how is normal that people are jet-setting all over the world and burning petroleum like it's...
05-01-20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 7,715
Posted By rossiny

I think you might be normal to have toilet paper...

I think you might be normal to have toilet paper and running water and functional Plumbing however how is normal that people are jet-setting all over the world and burning petroleum like it's never...
04-30-20, 08:48 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 7,715
Posted By rossiny

Normal business ?

I have been of the mind frame before this virus , that civilization is going completely crazy. We have an economic system in place that is based on unlimited mass production / mass consumption/ mass...
04-23-20, 03:38 AM
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Views: 199,846
Posted By rossiny

what a view , location?

what a view , location?
04-13-20, 09:11 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 10,729
Posted By rossiny

Middle man

yup the middle man makes the money and some poor Chinese women goes home high in the chemicals used in the factory. ..
04-12-20, 09:07 PM
Replies: 3,313
Views: 279,751
Posted By rossiny

yup, I feel that way and never laced a wheel

yup, I feel that way and never laced a wheel
04-08-20, 09:47 AM
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Views: 25,148
Posted By rossiny

Who knows

I can't claim to know where this coronavirus came from I will say makes me wonder if our economic system it is totally failed system. We rely on continued ggrowth for it to provide job. Even if no...
Forum: Foo
04-02-20, 12:02 AM
Replies: 7,902
Views: 1,429,195
Posted By rossiny

Fiat 124 sports coupe

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I had a1975 also . I think they only brought...
Forum: Foo
04-01-20, 09:14 PM
Replies: 7,902
Views: 1,429,195
Posted By rossiny

1976 fiat spider

i can see similarities as my 1976 spider
03-31-20, 02:46 PM
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Views: 344
Posted By rossiny

Thanks all, I went to local bike shop and he...

Thanks all, I went to local bike shop and he shows a head set with the measurement of 30.5. I am going to double check my measurements , and in the mean time he will order in this headset and he will...
03-31-20, 07:08 AM
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Views: 344
Posted By rossiny

PS , does an auto store have this product?

PS , does an auto store have this product?
03-31-20, 07:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 344
Posted By rossiny

Thanks for reply. This bike is a Tretubi. It is a...

Thanks for reply. This bike is a Tretubi. It is a lower line frame so who knows with Bianchi. It says made in Italy. When it had some bad bearings I had it pressed out , and when we went to put in a...
03-30-20, 11:57 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,869
Posted By rossiny

I have the Centaur gruppo and they are skeleton...

I have the Centaur gruppo and they are skeleton brakes. I really like them and i even have the campy cables. I have found them to have good stopping and modulation .👍
03-30-20, 11:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 344
Posted By rossiny

Bianchi

My old Bianchi brought by my parents from Italy some 35 years ago has a head set that I had changed some 20 years ago.
while repacking and cleaning the head set I noticed the cups came out easily. I...
03-28-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 16,488
Posted By rossiny

Looking forward to rebuilding mine. . Your looks...

Looking forward to rebuilding mine. . Your looks like new. 👍. I see yours is the Waterford one..
03-28-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 16,488
Posted By rossiny

So sorry

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:lol:
03-28-20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 16,488
Posted By rossiny

Old thread

Old thread old bike.
I just scored one was looking for a gravelish/commuter.. 👍...
03-22-20, 10:35 PM
Replies: 3,313
Views: 279,751
Posted By rossiny

Such a deal

Yes , I got what a thought was good deal on a used fork. Turns out was for 29r.:foo:
Luckily I bought at Dream Bike in Milwaukee, so can exchange it . Hopefully they have fir 26 wheels. , now I...
03-21-20, 05:04 PM
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Views: 279,751
Posted By rossiny

Trek 930

Was trying a drop bar conversion. ( rookie). Thought I got a good deal., the fork was cracked and the screws are stuck on the rear rack mounts and 1 screw on the water bottle mount.🙄 Got a used...
03-18-20, 03:58 PM
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Views: 2,329,758
Posted By rossiny

Thanks for input. Yeah the 970 is about a 19 , 20...

Thanks for input. Yeah the 970 is about a 19 , 20 depending how measured I am 6ft..
I already know some one might fit it and I got it for a great price , so might just let him have fir same price....
03-17-20, 11:56 PM
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Posted By rossiny

Inspired from looking at your awesome drop bar conversions

So I picked up a trek 970,
Not sure if I should do a drop bar conversion , or just put bar ends ?? I will post pics . Would appreciate input or experience .. Also the fork , should I just go ridged...
03-05-20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 14,121
Posted By rossiny

As it pertains to riding I guess ,,, a practical...

As it pertains to riding I guess ,,, a practical advice would be stay away from areas that are too congested and enclosed when you get off your bike ,, so if you're going on a long ride maybe pack...
03-02-20, 10:06 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 14,121
Posted By rossiny

Good question

I actually think this is no joke. Good question.. it sure seems to me the more people you are around in a confined space the riskier. Example cruise ships. I can't comment about California as your...
02-28-20, 11:24 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 35,368
Posted By rossiny

perhaps, But a e- Bikes is way heavier and...

perhaps, But a e- Bikes is way heavier and traveling at 30 mph is more dangerous than a regular bike in terms of hitting a pedestrian. ..
02-27-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 35,368
Posted By rossiny

I just changed my opinion on the e-bike, at first...

I just changed my opinion on the e-bike, at first I thought was ok. Now I just heard the first death in UK. hit a lady and killed her. He was traveling at 30 mph. That is a motor bike so should have...
Forum: Foo
02-27-20, 04:41 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 8,551
Posted By rossiny

sad

that person got killed because of a test a company was doing , no commment
02-13-20, 08:03 PM
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Views: 20,053
Posted By rossiny

Suburbia

People blame suburbia and sprawl and that is correct in a way.. if we had high speed trains leaving and going regularly to suburbs. , the problems is getting to your house , once you at your stop at...
Forum: Touring
02-11-20, 10:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,391
Posted By rossiny

Batman

Holey cranksets batman. I read some of this and my brains jammed up on all those gears.
I now feel like I havd to go look at what gearing is on my touring bike. 🤓
02-07-20, 09:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,780
Posted By rossiny

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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The made in USA , trek , 930, 950, 970. Rack mounts , etc. Awesome...
Forum: Foo
02-07-20, 09:17 PM
Replies: 8,799
Views: 939,807
Posted By rossiny

Scarey.

He was just driving normal in his lane and bam. More reason for eliminating cars...🤨
Forum: Foo
01-23-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 8,799
Views: 939,807
Posted By rossiny

nice cat she has !:lol:

nice cat she has !:lol:
Forum: Foo
01-23-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 8,799
Views: 939,807
Posted By rossiny

nice cat:lol:

nice cat:lol:
01-18-20, 10:09 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 8,061
Posted By rossiny

I bought a basically NOS , Casati Ellisse EL-OS...

I bought a basically NOS , Casati Ellisse EL-OS COLUMBUS steel,, for 800 with new Campy Centaur carbon fiber group. He built it then changed his mind . . Had multiple bikes .. I love declining...
01-18-20, 09:35 PM
Replies: 2,162
Views: 199,846
Posted By rossiny

City worker

A City worker found her outside and bright to the humane society. Dont know why they waited almost 3 months because I made the report immediately at the humane society, on october. They had her there...
Forum: Foo
01-18-20, 09:27 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 8,551
Posted By rossiny

Manual trans.

This thread make me love my manual trans car and bike a whole lot more. 💓
01-16-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 2,162
Views: 199,846
Posted By rossiny

Poofy

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She was missing fir 3 months . She was indoor outdoor. Luckily my report...
01-16-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 35,368
Posted By rossiny

guy in video has right attitude. Its only...

guy in video has right attitude. Its only cheating if you in a race and the others don't have it. What happens if you get older:50: and you lucky enough to still ride, and you just need a lil boost...
Forum: Foo
01-16-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 8,551
Posted By rossiny

what's next self driving bicycles ?:p:bike2:

what's next self driving bicycles ?:p:bike2:
01-16-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,174
Posted By rossiny

have been looking at touring bikes and wondwering...

have been looking at touring bikes and wondwering if I should attempt a drop bar conversion and make my trek 970 a touring bike? They seem to have a long wheel base and pretty heavy duty . Does it...
01-15-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,174
Posted By rossiny

:thumb:yes was purple , she loved it , we thought...

:thumb:yes was purple , she loved it , we thought was black from the pics but when I picked up was that deep purple. I personally have a 970. I also scored a 950 a while ago for my son. I am...
01-14-20, 01:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,174
Posted By rossiny

Trek 950 vintage

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Just bought this beauty for some one needed a commuter. I just tried tp...
01-10-20, 08:17 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 9,141
Posted By rossiny

Owning property

i think him having the property in his family is major. But from what you describe he makes everyone welcome and is experienced also..
01-06-20, 01:25 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 9,141
Posted By rossiny

God how depressing reading all this stuff about...

God how depressing reading all this stuff about how bad a bike businesses is.
Just buy a store front cash$$$ and sell bikes and repair and offer a spin class section where you hang out. Oh you don't...
Forum: Foo
01-06-20, 12:54 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 8,551
Posted By rossiny

Driverless car crap again:foo: today I was...

Driverless car crap again:foo: today I was backing out of a parking spot at the grocery store ,I saw an older gentleman walking to my right ,I looked out the window I looked at him you know I saw him...
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