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06-14-19, 08:20 PM
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Posted By harlond

That's the same one I have. Your box is in...

That's the same one I have. Your box is in slightly better shape though. Everytime I get it out I think to myself I probably should get a new one, but now I'll just think of it as classic.
06-11-19, 05:39 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 23,584
Posted By harlond

I've looked at this post 3-4 times and laughed...

I've looked at this post 3-4 times and laughed every one.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-03-19, 06:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,499
Posted By harlond

I have Sparrows on my Twenty (photo above), but I...

I have Sparrows on my Twenty (photo above), but I had to turn them upside down to get them high enough. Nice bars.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-27-19, 11:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,499
Posted By harlond

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/636x477/raleigh20_daeefe3075e83079fc3d58618de1b7abb776b16c.jpg
This is my modified 1973 Raleigh 20.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-01-19, 09:13 AM
Replies: 2,140
Views: 450,222
Posted By harlond

Well, my perspective is I'm not the one defending...

Well, my perspective is I'm not the one defending the guy that's three years behind and two pounds over what he promised because it's kickstarter. I'm comfortable with that.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-27-19, 01:56 PM
Replies: 2,140
Views: 450,222
Posted By harlond

Sure, Kickstarter carries risk. But that doesn't...

Sure, Kickstarter carries risk. But that doesn't in any way whatever excuse Helix, which didn't deliver what it promised when it promised. Those were Helix's promises, not Kickstarter's. So it's...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-27-19, 07:34 AM
Replies: 2,140
Views: 450,222
Posted By harlond

Lots of people deliver what they promise on...

Lots of people deliver what they promise on Kickstarter, some even on time.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-18-19, 08:06 PM
Replies: 2,140
Views: 450,222
Posted By harlond

Link?

Link?
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-17-19, 05:55 PM
Replies: 2,140
Views: 450,222
Posted By harlond

The Helix project will not be a success unless...

The Helix project will not be a success unless Peter ships every bike with a jar of poutine gravy.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-17-19, 01:31 PM
Replies: 2,140
Views: 450,222
Posted By harlond

Who would have ever guessed that when this thread...

Who would have ever guessed that when this thread was hijacked, it was over poutine.
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-28-19, 09:43 PM
Replies: 453
Views: 91,735
Posted By harlond

Wondering what happened to your Raleigh Twenty?

Wondering what happened to your Raleigh Twenty?
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-05-17, 04:40 PM
Replies: 2,140
Views: 450,222
Posted By harlond

Once you recognize that your deposit may be...

Once you recognize that your deposit may be necessary to "keeping Helix alive," then you have to admit that putting down a deposit is inarguably imprudent and constitutes an act of faith rather than...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-05-17, 10:34 AM
Replies: 2,140
Views: 450,222
Posted By harlond

A third risk driver would appear to be this guy's...

A third risk driver would appear to be this guy's management ability and experience.
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-15-16, 11:51 AM
Replies: 2,140
Views: 450,222
Posted By harlond

I'm not a backer, but if I was, I think I'd be...

I'm not a backer, but if I was, I think I'd be angry because it seems like he delayed delivery for a very long time while using the backers' money to fund development of intellectual property and pay...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-08-12, 01:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,610
Posted By harlond

Cool, looking forward to the results.

Cool, looking forward to the results.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-08-12, 01:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,537
Posted By harlond

A blue folder, full size

Anybody seen this?

http://vimeo.com/35845538

Pretty cool, and appears he made it himself.
01-18-12, 04:53 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,408
Posted By harlond

There was that Bruyneel guy.

There was that Bruyneel guy.
12-29-11, 07:27 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,408
Posted By harlond

Really? You're telling me Raymond Poulidor...

Really? You're telling me Raymond Poulidor wasn't capable of winning the Tour? A little more bad luck for Anquetil and Poulidor would have won it. He didn't, but he was capable.

Nobody knows...
12-28-11, 09:01 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,408
Posted By harlond

Andy Hampsten was a terrific rider from a young...

Andy Hampsten was a terrific rider from a young age. Steve Bauer was a very strong rider. I don't know what point you're making by comparing LA to them. However, neither of them had won the World...
12-26-11, 06:39 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,408
Posted By harlond

I would not suggest that LA didn't dope, but this...

I would not suggest that LA didn't dope, but this statement is incorrect. Before LA got cancer, he was World Champion, won stage races, won classic one day races, and won TdF stages. LA was a...
12-15-11, 08:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,227
Posted By harlond

Maybe they weren't clean. Maybe their rivals...

Maybe they weren't clean. Maybe their rivals weren't clean. Who knows? Does that mean that doping is the only explanation for dominance?
Rebellin won the triple in 2004 and was busted for doping...
12-13-11, 06:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,227
Posted By harlond

I don't invest in the notion that anyone is...

I don't invest in the notion that anyone is clean, but I'm wholly skeptical of the idea that you can tell whether someone is doping by their results. Somebody has to win the race, and dominant...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-04-11, 07:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,412
Posted By harlond

I spread mine; you can see pictures of my jig...

I spread mine; you can see pictures of my jig (overkill) at this site. I also had to bend one of the blades so that they would align laterally. There was nothing easy about it.
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-06-11, 09:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,180
Posted By harlond

Based on Sixty-Fiver's Headset Modification v2...

Based on Sixty-Fiver's Headset Modification v2 thread here, I went with a Nitto Periscopa quill stem using a Tange G32STR Aheadset, the 26tpi nuts from the original headset, and a Sinz seatpost...
10-03-11, 10:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 522
Posted By harlond

Questions on child stoker kits

I have a square taper BB assembly for a child stoker kit and want to cobble together the rest of the kit, for, I hope, less money than the kits cost. I have a few questions and would appreciate any...
09-19-11, 03:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 987
Posted By harlond

My "new" Santana Arriva

Just picked up a mid-80s Santana Arriva. Looks a lot like this one:

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/586378-Our-86-Santa-Arriva?highlight=arriva

Thanks, Rip, for the nice pics. I...
09-11-11, 05:46 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,213
Posted By harlond

Congrats to Creatre, nicely done.

Congrats to Creatre, nicely done.
09-06-11, 01:15 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,213
Posted By harlond

Cobo cost 14 points, so not exactly nothing, but...

Cobo cost 14 points, so not exactly nothing, but that certainly is true of Froome. I don't have Froome or Cobo; instead I have Rodriguez (dropping like a rock; may abandon), Anton (never rose at...
09-04-11, 05:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 838
Posted By harlond

Sky sacrificed Froome the day after Froome took...

Sky sacrificed Froome the day after Froome took the leader's jersey, causing Froome to lose over 30 seconds. Given that Froome has so little history of results in grand tours, I'm not...
09-01-11, 07:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By harlond

I agree, he's very good. always makes an...

I agree, he's very good. always makes an appearance in the mountains.
07-28-11, 07:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 670
Posted By harlond

I don't see how you could watch Thor finish with...

I don't see how you could watch Thor finish with the elite group (ahead of Andy Schleck, Wiggins, Basso, Cunego) on the Mur de Bretagne and conclude that the yellow jersey advantage is nonsense.
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07-26-11, 12:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 600
Posted By harlond

Another guy I really like is deGendt. He...

Another guy I really like is deGendt. He finished 6th on Alpe d'Huez and followed that up by finishing 4th in the ITT. Obviously going very well right now, he's got to be among the favorites.
07-26-11, 12:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,217
Posted By harlond

Anquetil

In 1965, the same day he wrapped up victory in the 8-day Dauphine stage race, five-time TdF winner Jacques Anquetil flew to Bordeaux for the 560km Bordeaux-Paris race starting that night. He won...
07-25-11, 09:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 600
Posted By harlond

Is it really sticking your neck out to take Sammy...

Is it really sticking your neck out to take Sammy Sanchez? Bad day on the Galibier, but otherwise very strong, I like him for this one, too.
07-18-11, 01:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 914
Posted By harlond

Wasn't there a spread in Architectural Digest...

Wasn't there a spread in Architectural Digest about LA's house? If so, there you go.
07-08-11, 06:28 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,643
Posted By harlond

I had Wiggo, Brajkovic, and Horner (a quick...

I had Wiggo, Brajkovic, and Horner (a quick recovery to all of them). I don't think Dmitri Muravyev is going to carry me. Lanterne rouge here I come.
07-08-11, 06:25 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,624
Posted By harlond

Manly to be sure, but if you saw the video of him...

Manly to be sure, but if you saw the video of him at the finish line, he didn't remember crashing, didn't know what group he was in, was totally out of it and clearly should have been out of the race...
07-06-11, 07:20 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,643
Posted By harlond

I also have Brajkovic, and it's not like I was...

I also have Brajkovic, and it's not like I was doing well with him in the race. My team's chances remind me of a story about the 1960s Mets. On Opening Day, the Mets' pitcher's first pitch was a...
07-06-11, 07:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 746
Posted By harlond

Sounds like the sort of thing that would be sure...

Sounds like the sort of thing that would be sure to arouse the UCI's picayune inclinations.
07-04-11, 12:45 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,643
Posted By harlond

Romain Feillu FT2nd! He's leading my team in...

Romain Feillu FT2nd! He's leading my team in scoring. Now if only Contador would score some points.
06-29-11, 11:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 547
Posted By harlond

I'm re-thinking having Gilbert or van den Broek...

I'm re-thinking having Gilbert or van den Broek on my fantasy team. I can see this sort of thing resulting in the whole team withdrawing.
06-23-11, 05:26 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,624
Posted By harlond

There's no shortage of guys 19-24 years old that...

There's no shortage of guys 19-24 years old that have won the Tour; there's only been one winner over the age of 34, and that was in 1922. We've had ninety years for some old guy to perfect his...
06-22-11, 08:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 847
Posted By harlond

Well, no. Levi was terrific 2007-2009, getting...

Well, no. Levi was terrific 2007-2009, getting podiums in the TdF and the Vuelta and winning other races. He had a so-so 2010, but anyone can have a bad year. What's suspicious about a guy who has...
06-22-11, 01:28 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,643
Posted By harlond

I'm in. And this time I'm only picking guys...

I'm in. And this time I'm only picking guys actually in the race.
06-21-11, 10:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 847
Posted By harlond

Not exactly sudden. Levi and Kloeden have...

Not exactly sudden. Levi and Kloeden have produced results for years. Levi podiumed in the Vuelta in 2001 and has won races since, including Tour of Germany in 2005. Kloeden won Paris-Nice and...
06-20-11, 11:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 863
Posted By harlond

Happy to make the podium with my Chris Horner...

Happy to make the podium with my Chris Horner pick. Not sure he'll get another chance with me after this performance!
06-12-11, 01:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 555
Posted By harlond

Looks like in conditioning terms Rodriguez was a...

Looks like in conditioning terms Rodriguez was a little too late for the Giro and maybe a little too early for the Tour? Impressive double. Also impressed by Christophe Kern.
06-10-11, 06:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 863
Posted By harlond

Last I checked I was looking pretty good for the...

Last I checked I was looking pretty good for the podium. ;)
06-10-11, 05:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 833
Posted By harlond

Raymond Poulidor would own this category, with 10...

Raymond Poulidor would own this category, with 10 GT podium finishes, if he hadn't messed up by winning the Vuelta once. Ten GT podiums is pretty awesome.
06-09-11, 01:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 833
Posted By harlond

Levi Leipheimer is right up there with Cadel. ...

Levi Leipheimer is right up there with Cadel. Like Cadel he has three GT podiums. He has two other top tens, while Cadel I think has three. Kloeden is another guy, still riding well but no longer...
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