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Forum: Touring
10-17-19, 04:48 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,387
Posted By NoControl

I worked in a bike shop before I joined the USAF...

I worked in a bike shop before I joined the USAF and learned how to work on aircraft. After I retired from that, I got a BS in Marketing, but I should have done engineering for sure. In fact, I went...
10-16-19, 05:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,289
Posted By NoControl

Mad skills! :thumb:

Mad skills! :thumb:
10-14-19, 04:51 PM
Replies: 52,480
Views: 7,086,824
Posted By NoControl

Well aware. :thumb:

Well aware. :thumb:
10-12-19, 08:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 753
Posted By NoControl

That tool on eBay looks like a decent tool for...

That tool on eBay looks like a decent tool for short money. I personally pull all my freewheels apart using two chain whips, but that vise would certainly put some joy back into the task. You could...
Forum: Touring
10-09-19, 02:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,647
Posted By NoControl

This resonates with me 100%. The bedtimes and the...

This resonates with me 100%. The bedtimes and the mornings always make me feel awkward.
10-07-19, 04:29 AM
Replies: 17,907
Views: 2,808,438
Posted By NoControl

This has been on CL here for a few months now,...

This has been on CL here for a few months now, and it cracks me up every time I see it. The trailer is made well, but if you read who it was for, that's when the humor happens. I can imagine some 80+...
10-01-19, 08:29 AM
Replies: 17,907
Views: 2,808,438
Posted By NoControl

Since this chap is defending it, I'm going with...

Since this chap is defending it, I'm going with the theory that it left the bike shop that way. When I first started working on bikes, it was in an old Raleigh shop. They also sold Gitane and...
09-28-19, 05:47 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,966
Posted By NoControl

Truer words have never been spoken, Tom. Other...

Truer words have never been spoken, Tom. Other forums are downright nasty - like a hundred piranhas in your bathtub.
09-27-19, 11:04 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,506
Posted By NoControl

JaccoW Brother, that is a spectacular polish...

JaccoW

Brother, that is a spectacular polish job on that caliper!
09-23-19, 11:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,213
Posted By NoControl

Thank you, SurferRosa. I like threads like these....

Thank you, SurferRosa. I like threads like these. It makes us all look at the macro of bikes in USA.
09-23-19, 08:28 AM
Replies: 768
Views: 54,832
Posted By NoControl

Nice endorsement, revcp, and since I've grown to...

Nice endorsement, revcp, and since I've grown to trust your wisdom, I'll try them on my next build.
09-22-19, 06:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,213
Posted By NoControl

Boston Metro Region is the New Englander's C&V...

Boston Metro Region is the New Englander's C&V mecca. NYC being the C&V epicenter of the entire Northeast.
09-20-19, 04:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,483
Posted By NoControl

Agreed, but if you make it too pretty, she'll run...

Agreed, but if you make it too pretty, she'll run the risk of having it stolen! :eek:
09-14-19, 08:38 AM
Replies: 52,480
Views: 7,086,824
Posted By NoControl

MAMMA SEZ WE SPEL IT K-U-L-L-A DOWN HERE! ...

MAMMA SEZ WE SPEL IT K-U-L-L-A DOWN HERE!

https://i.imgur.com/JmKKaY9.gif
09-11-19, 04:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 744
Posted By NoControl

I like the top one, Chris. Whatever you do, ditch...

I like the top one, Chris. Whatever you do, ditch the idea in your first post. :thumb:
08-28-19, 05:23 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,074
Posted By NoControl

Sweet bike! I'll be watching this thread for sure.

Sweet bike! I'll be watching this thread for sure.
Forum: Touring
08-03-19, 05:47 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,050
Posted By NoControl

I've also heard that Gates belts don't respond...

I've also heard that Gates belts don't respond well to sarcasm or innuendo.
08-02-19, 12:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,824
Posted By NoControl

I would think that soaking in dish detergent and...

I would think that soaking in dish detergent and water wont hurt it much, but honestly, why? Typically, I go about cleaning cranks and derailleurs by leading off with a deluge of WD40, then a...
07-28-19, 03:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 946
Posted By NoControl

https://i.imgur.com/3dB63nr.gif

https://i.imgur.com/3dB63nr.gif
07-19-19, 08:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,635
Posted By NoControl

Polly says, "Pedros is da best!" ...

Polly says, "Pedros is da best!"

https://i.imgur.com/IEmuf3w.jpg?1
07-11-19, 04:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,342
Posted By NoControl

https://i.imgur.com/QEZjn7p.gif

https://i.imgur.com/QEZjn7p.gif
07-07-19, 06:30 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,862
Posted By NoControl

The only thing thats keeping me away is the...

The only thing thats keeping me away is the object of my heart's desire, and here she is: Meet my precious Polly McGee!

https://i.imgur.com/QZ4rHIv.jpg?1

She's already a good companion in the...
06-26-19, 05:07 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,682
Posted By NoControl

Bikes come and go. I have no sentimental...

Bikes come and go. I have no sentimental attachments to any of them. I do have regrets about not buying certain bikes though. For instance, I had a chance to buy one of Sheldon Brown's personal bikes...
06-22-19, 05:06 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,243
Posted By NoControl

Agree fully. The hunt is part of the thrill. I...

Agree fully. The hunt is part of the thrill. I collected guns for years. After I inherited all of my father's guns, I went on a crazed, gun-buying rampage (pre-obama, when everything gun-related was...
06-16-19, 03:54 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,578
Posted By NoControl

One of the best things I like about the work I do...

One of the best things I like about the work I do is making a beautiful old rustbucket into a working rider again.
06-04-19, 06:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 965
Posted By NoControl

Drawing a blank here, but I sure would like to...

Drawing a blank here, but I sure would like to have legs like that! :winter:
05-29-19, 11:48 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,283
Posted By NoControl

Especially if they are full of waste cat litter....

Especially if they are full of waste cat litter. :D
05-06-19, 04:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By NoControl

When I saw the title for this thread, I thought...

When I saw the title for this thread, I thought it was going to be a new term for a painful saddle...
05-06-19, 04:43 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,401
Posted By NoControl

On my daily ride there's a meadow with a pony, a...

On my daily ride there's a meadow with a pony, a donkey, and a burro. I'm smitten with them, and many times we've stopped to pet them and offer carrots, etc. I've named them, Pony Boy, Donkey-Donk,...
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