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08-07-20, 09:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 150
Posted By thinktubes

Congrats!!! Getting close here 203.5 this...

Congrats!!!

Getting close here 203.5 this morning, after 15 months.
08-06-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 2,199
Views: 208,565
Posted By thinktubes

After being catless for almost 2 years, we have...

After being catless for almost 2 years, we have restocked.

Zoot and ZuZu :love:

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08-05-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 545
Posted By thinktubes

"Cancel Culture" strikes again!

"Cancel Culture" strikes again!
08-02-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,278
Posted By thinktubes

"This bike was raced in the Tour de France" ...

"This bike was raced in the Tour de France"

"It's ready to ride"
07-30-20, 06:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 625
Posted By thinktubes

Happy that this turned out to be untrue

Happy that this turned out to be untrue
Replies: 8
Views: 313
Posted By thinktubes

Ever own a boat?

Ever own a boat?
07-27-20, 10:52 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,820
Posted By thinktubes

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Replies: 3
Views: 332
Posted By thinktubes

I'm assuming the bike in question is one of...

I'm assuming the bike in question is one of these. Parts and complete bikes can bring stupid money since bro dads and sleeve tattoo moms love them.
...
07-26-20, 04:04 PM
Replies: 15,839
Views: 1,633,742
Posted By thinktubes

It was 95 today! Got out early to try to beat the...

It was 95 today! Got out early to try to beat the heat, but it was 93 when I got home with a heat index of 102. Took it easy, but was really missing the drinking fountains.
Jerry Ortega sightings...
07-24-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 346
Posted By thinktubes

A headache?

A headache?
07-20-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,655
Posted By thinktubes

Super Cool! More gizmos than the Mach 5 ...

Super Cool!

More gizmos than the Mach 5

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07-19-20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 13,981
Views: 2,998,500
Posted By thinktubes

Finally got this put back together. Mercury...

Finally got this put back together. Mercury retrograde and "Covad" were conspiring against me.

Had the wheelset, buy had to buy a 26.6 seatpost and 6-speed freewheel. First seller sent a junk...
07-19-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 231,408
Posted By thinktubes

I finally have something to add to this thread. ...

I finally have something to add to this thread. 1987 Prelude.

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07-17-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 15,839
Views: 1,633,742
Posted By thinktubes

Corn is looking great Peugeotlover

Corn is looking great Peugeotlover
07-12-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 15,839
Views: 1,633,742
Posted By thinktubes

Had 90s all of last week in Chicago. Got a break...

Had 90s all of last week in Chicago. Got a break today with temps in the upper 70s. Traded the heat for strong NE winds. Rode 60 up north. Jerry Ortega sightings = 1

The wind roiled the lake,...
07-09-20, 05:45 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 8,711
Posted By thinktubes

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07-07-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 759
Posted By thinktubes

If I get an incorrect or defective item, I'll...

If I get an incorrect or defective item, I'll only return it if I'm compensated for my time and return shipping. I do the same as a seller.

This has happened to me a couple of times recently. ...
07-05-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,516
Posted By thinktubes

Fit tubeset that eats up road shock ...

Fit

tubeset that eats up road shock

gearing for the terrain or wind

2 water bottle mounts
07-04-20, 09:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 628
Posted By thinktubes

On my ride today, saw people getting together in...

On my ride today, saw people getting together in small groups and celebrating in spite of the times.

Had to ride through several clouds of very tasty-smelling BBQ smoke.
07-04-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 381
Posted By thinktubes

Fugly.

Fugly.
07-04-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 15,839
Views: 1,633,742
Posted By thinktubes

Happy 4th! Rode 59 miles north of the city. ...

Happy 4th! Rode 59 miles north of the city.

Been hot (90s) for days - sun was really beating down, even in the late morning hours.
...
06-30-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 541
Posted By thinktubes

find a shop with a seatpost mandrel. Should be a...

find a shop with a seatpost mandrel. Should be a cheap job.
06-30-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 541
Posted By thinktubes

Flap sander with extension. Worked well for me...

Flap sander with extension. Worked well for me when I had to remove corrosion. Go slow and measure frequently.
...
Replies: 23
Views: 943
Posted By thinktubes

Click bait.

Click bait.
Replies: 5
Views: 416
Posted By thinktubes

This. ...

This.

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06-22-20, 09:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By thinktubes

Missed out on a very small Cherry frame with S&S...

Missed out on a very small Cherry frame with S&S coupliers at a church sale last year. Another guy snagged it for $20. Same red color as OP.

Bicycle Guide did a profile piece on Cherry back in the...
06-19-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 15,839
Views: 1,633,742
Posted By thinktubes

Those thing totally dominate the surrounding...

Those thing totally dominate the surrounding landscape. You can see them real well from the Byron Dragstrip.

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06-16-20, 06:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,024
Posted By thinktubes

Well, it was handy so I could correct glaring...

Well, it was handy so I could correct glaring typos in thread titles. Simply delete and repost.

As a paying member, you can still delete replies to posts.
06-12-20, 06:34 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,540
Posted By thinktubes

Agree about the $100 = new twenty. although...

Agree about the $100 = new twenty.

although I do OK now, I went through a ton of lean years to get here. It's hard to break the "save for a rainy day" mindset.

I'm finally to the point where I...
06-10-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,540
Posted By thinktubes

What could you do with the money that would be...

What could you do with the money that would be more fun?
Replies: 7
Views: 463
Posted By thinktubes

Sell the saddle separately, unless you want to...

Sell the saddle separately, unless you want to give it away.
06-08-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 328
Posted By thinktubes

A package from UPS was delayed last week and the...

A package from UPS was delayed last week and the reason box said "Delayed due to Civil Unrest"
06-07-20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 15,839
Views: 1,633,742
Posted By thinktubes

Rode 57 miles NW into Lake County for a change. ...

Rode 57 miles NW into Lake County for a change. Pleasant temps and omni-directional winds at 10-15 mph.

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Before I started, I...
06-06-20, 04:48 PM
Replies: 15,839
Views: 1,633,742
Posted By thinktubes

Probably around 1978, when Van Halen 1 was...

Probably around 1978, when Van Halen 1 was released...
06-06-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 270
Posted By thinktubes

Also, nice St. Christopher medal. Cool ride!

Also, nice St. Christopher medal. Cool ride!
06-05-20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 15,839
Views: 1,633,742
Posted By thinktubes

From yesterday - 46 miles north. Air was thick,...

From yesterday - 46 miles north. Air was thick, but cool by the lake.

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Bridge stop.
...
06-03-20, 07:45 PM
Replies: 13,981
Views: 2,998,500
Posted By thinktubes

Was out for a pre-dinner walk with the wife and...

Was out for a pre-dinner walk with the wife and spied a bike out in an alley trash pile. Even without glasses, I could tell it was a road bike.


The homeowner was in the garage and I asked if...
05-31-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 15,839
Views: 1,633,742
Posted By thinktubes

Rode 50 and change up to Lake Bluff, since...

Rode 50 and change up to Lake Bluff, since they're burning and looting downtown. Lake "breeze" kept temp at 60. Gonna be 80s starting next week.

Very difficult to get out the door. Was up...
05-30-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 15,839
Views: 1,633,742
Posted By thinktubes

Happy Birthday ExPatTyke !!! Great way to start...

Happy Birthday ExPatTyke !!! Great way to start the day. It's my wife's birthday as well.
05-24-20, 09:34 PM
Replies: 15,839
Views: 1,633,742
Posted By thinktubes

QHad some beautiful, warm weather for this...

QHad some beautiful, warm weather for this holiday Sunday. 50+ up to the north.

Things are really greening up. Temps in the low 80s today.
...
05-23-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,299
Posted By thinktubes

Wrong hobby...not all empty :innocent: ...

Wrong hobby...not all empty :innocent:

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05-22-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,269
Posted By thinktubes

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05-19-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,556
Posted By thinktubes

The brilliance of Ed Roth

The brilliance of Ed Roth
05-19-20, 06:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,556
Posted By thinktubes

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05-17-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 11,072
Posted By thinktubes

I usually block buyers with these types of...

I usually block buyers with these types of requests - red flag.
05-07-20, 09:18 PM
Replies: 15,839
Views: 1,633,742
Posted By thinktubes

It was 65 degrees at lunch today, so I decided to...

It was 65 degrees at lunch today, so I decided to go for a ride this evening. Walked out the door and the temp had dropped into the upper 40s. Stupid lake breeze.

Halfway point pics.
...
05-05-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,568
Posted By thinktubes

Makes total sense, since Colnagos are now...

Makes total sense, since Colnagos are now plastic. Need to use that oil somehow.
05-02-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 430
Posted By thinktubes

https://www.memesmonkey.com/images/memesmonkey/e6/...

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05-02-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 15,839
Views: 1,633,742
Posted By thinktubes

Suddenly, it's 75 degrees! Did 50 miles up to...

Suddenly, it's 75 degrees! Did 50 miles up to Lake Forest. People were out in droves.

Water level was pretty high in the Skokie River.
...
05-02-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 15,839
Views: 1,633,742
Posted By thinktubes

"Bridge Content" is going through the...

"Bridge Content" is going through the roof...
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