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04-05-12, 09:17 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 5,943
Posted By sthlm.bill

Totally awesome bus driver, but that's a terrible...

Totally awesome bus driver, but that's a terrible stretch of road to ever consider riding on.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-12, 10:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 15,084
Posted By sthlm.bill

As a fella w/an oval head, I'm going to put in a...

As a fella w/an oval head, I'm going to put in a word for the Uvex FP 3. I recently ordered one online, which was risky, but like the fit better than the Atmos, Ionos, LAS Victory, mid-priced Bell,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-12, 07:39 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 8,421
Posted By sthlm.bill

I should have clarified a bit better.. I wasn't...

I should have clarified a bit better.. I wasn't directing my comments towards the OP, rather the love-fest for non-drinkers that ensued. My first post was on the second page and read: "the...
04-02-12, 07:03 PM
Replies: 2,044
Views: 216,142
Posted By sthlm.bill

Getting stoked for this: ...

Getting stoked for this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DX4yy3TwdvM
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-12, 06:40 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 8,421
Posted By sthlm.bill

Dude, context is everything and you just took...

Dude, context is everything and you just took what I stated out of context. My point: This thread began in a self-rightous tone. I did not imply that people who don't drink are self-rightous because...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-12, 02:25 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 8,421
Posted By sthlm.bill

Truth.

Truth.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-12, 12:01 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 8,421
Posted By sthlm.bill

"This thread and all of it's self-rightousness...

"This thread and all of it's self-rightousness makes me want to drink."



Right. And this thread isn't one big pat on the back for how much $$$ you allegedly save, weight you supposedly lose,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-12, 06:43 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 8,421
Posted By sthlm.bill

This thread and all of it's self-rightousness...

This thread and all of it's self-rightousness makes me want to drink.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-12, 09:58 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 9,057
Posted By sthlm.bill

[QUOTE=grolby;13973280]The point being, broadly...

[QUOTE=grolby;13973280]The point being, broadly speaking, that an LBS that works for free or sub-market rates ultimately does no one any good.

Dude, this makes no sense. There isn't a "one rate...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-12, 09:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 637
Posted By sthlm.bill

Dude, don't buy that kit. Not a team, but total...

Dude, don't buy that kit. Not a team, but total garbage and will fall apart in very little time at all.
03-08-12, 10:46 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,937
Posted By sthlm.bill

Perhaps you should just have "Vocal Test" from...

Perhaps you should just have "Vocal Test" from Humanity is the Devil on repeat in your mind as you ride. That'll keep you at the front of the pack.
02-10-11, 10:16 PM
Replies: 2,044
Views: 216,142
Posted By sthlm.bill

I definitely know why this is awesome. And that...

I definitely know why this is awesome. And that punk-trailer was the same one that used to challenge all the touring bands to a pancake eating contest after the show, right? Man, some of those shows...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-10, 12:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,729
Posted By sthlm.bill

Yes. & no Sora.

Yes.

& no Sora.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-10, 04:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 751
Posted By sthlm.bill

Thanx for sharing.

Thanx for sharing.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-10, 09:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,206
Posted By sthlm.bill

Ditto. The seller has been posting that bike for...

Ditto. The seller has been posting that bike for several weeks at $430. Also, he frequently (as in every other day) posts low to mid-range bikes and pitches them with the same annoying car salesman...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-10, 06:58 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,082
Posted By sthlm.bill

+1000

+1000
08-22-09, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 263
Posted By sthlm.bill

Drivetrain Compatbility Issues

Hello,

I currently have an 8-speed DA cassette, rear derailleur, and indexed shifters along with DA 9-speed cranks/chainrings (attached to a Campy bottom bracket.. I know, I know..). Currently...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-09, 05:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,291
Posted By sthlm.bill

Man, that looked like one very pleasant ride.....

Man, that looked like one very pleasant ride.. Thanks for sharing your photos and story!
07-19-09, 01:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,348
Posted By sthlm.bill

Robbie, We ended up passing on it b/c it...

Robbie,

We ended up passing on it b/c it seemed too small.. My gf is 5'11" and rides a 60cm bike. Although it sure was a pretty bike, it ultimately wasn't worth the trouble of driving to Raleigh.
07-19-09, 05:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,348
Posted By sthlm.bill

..

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07-18-09, 07:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,348
Posted By sthlm.bill

Motobecane Super Mirage w/Columbus Tubes (w/pics)

Hello all,

I've got an opportunity to pick up what seems to be a pretty interesting Motobecane. It has columbus tubing, yet tig welds. Seems like it is in great condition and the seller is only...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-09, 05:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,119
Posted By sthlm.bill

This bike is not a POS. It is a perfectly decent...

This bike is not a POS. It is a perfectly decent commuter/grocery-getter. And if you think its a POS, why on earth did you buy it? Lastly, fenders are great on said style of bike. Make a couple of...
06-22-09, 07:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 561
Posted By sthlm.bill

Dura-ace 7402

Hello,

I realize that variations of this topic have been covered before, however, all of my searches have ended with conflicting results/opinions.

Question: I have an 8-speed Dura-Ace rd #7402...
12-14-08, 08:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 324
Posted By sthlm.bill

Dura Ace compatibility

Hello,

I've just ordered a set of new 8-speed Dura Ace downtube shifters and I'm suddenly worried as to whether they're compatibile with an older DA rear derailleur (#7402). The actual product...
09-13-08, 06:17 AM
Replies: 5,107
Views: 291,581
Posted By sthlm.bill

Giant Fixed Gear

First it was this: http://raleigh.craigslist.org/bik/838162144.html
Then it was this: http://raleigh.craigslist.org/bik/838508281.html

Craigslist fight!
08-28-08, 09:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,783
Posted By sthlm.bill

Here's the link for $14.49.....

Here's the link for $14.49.. http://www.utilitysafeguard.com/Gloves/winter-work-gloves/MCW2-08
I believe I'm going to go for them as my current winter glove system leaves quite a bit to be desired...
08-26-08, 01:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,783
Posted By sthlm.bill

Mechanix Gloves

Hello all,

I've read some great reviews regarding these Mechanix Climate 2 gloves for outdoor work and I was wondering if anyone had any experience with them as riding gloves. Also, I've seen them...
03-30-08, 12:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,153
Posted By sthlm.bill

Thanks for your 2 cents, luker. Yes, she's almost...

Thanks for your 2 cents, luker. Yes, she's almost 6'1". I had read that tended by jobbed out to other manufacturer's.. do you have any idea who they could have been?

To be honest, she's not...
03-30-08, 11:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,153
Posted By sthlm.bill

Well, since I evidently screwed the upload image...

Well, since I evidently screwed the upload image process, here's the link that also dosen't want to hyperlink:
...
03-30-08, 11:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,153
Posted By sthlm.bill

my gf just pulled the trigger: COPPI (w/pics)

Hello,

My girlfriend just won this Fausto Coppi that appears to be an early 90's frame. The spacing is 130mm and the seller stated that it was Columbus tubing, yet he was unaware of the model (I'm...
03-17-08, 07:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 630
Posted By sthlm.bill

Miyata 712

Hello,

I have an opportunity to buy a beutiful 1987 Miyata 712 (lilac/white) that appears to have very few miles and is in near show room condition. From what I can gather, all of the stock 105...
03-12-08, 06:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 407
Posted By sthlm.bill

Hello, Thanks everyone for the info &...

Hello,

Thanks everyone for the info & advice.. Although I rarely post, these boards have been invaluable to me as you all have answered many of my questions over the years... At any rate, I will...
03-11-08, 07:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 407
Posted By sthlm.bill

Columbus Question (not the explorer)

Hello,

My wife is considering purchasing a NOS 99' steel Casati sans fork. Do you all think it would be difficult to find a fork that fits a 19cm headtube... Sadly, this build would be to replace...
Forum: Southeast
10-31-07, 10:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 748
Posted By sthlm.bill

Hey, what do you know? Fantastic news. I often...

Hey, what do you know? Fantastic news. I often commute the Erwin route, but it would be nice to have new options.
10-24-07, 09:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,728
Posted By sthlm.bill

Hello all, I've just taken apart most of my...

Hello all,

I've just taken apart most of my thinnly-columbus-tubed bicycle to and found what I had feared, slight rusting. Is there anything I can do to prevent this from worsening? I mean, I plan...
10-24-07, 09:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,728
Posted By sthlm.bill

whoops, dang

whoops, dang
09-09-07, 05:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 446
Posted By sthlm.bill

Nope, I didn't hesitate.. I sent the seller an...

Nope, I didn't hesitate.. I sent the seller an email while his Allez remained on top of the list. However, now that 5 hours have passed without a reply, I don't believe I'll be picking up a sweet new...
09-09-07, 11:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 446
Posted By sthlm.bill

Allez questions with pics

Does anyone know much about this Allez? : http://raleigh.craigslist.org/bik/417916180.html
It was posted on Craigslist an hour ago and I've already contacted the seller, but judging by the...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-27-07, 07:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 701
Posted By sthlm.bill

lousy revalation about our Ciocc

I'm pretty new to the bike forums so I apologize if this is a redundant topic regarding steel frames and problems...

About 3 months ago my girlfriend bought a mid-80's Ciocc off of ebay (please...
04-21-07, 10:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 348
Posted By sthlm.bill

Unfortunately, these are all I have to go on...

Unfortunately, these are all I have to go on...
04-21-07, 09:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 269
Posted By sthlm.bill

Whoops! I accidently submitted with just...

Whoops!
I accidently submitted with just 'hello'. What was meant to be the actual post is just a few threads away..
Sorry!
04-21-07, 09:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 348
Posted By sthlm.bill

Help on an early 90's Pinarello please

Hello,

I just got a confirmation to come and check out a Pinarello tomorrow morning. Unfortunately, the photos he posted are rather crummy, along with the details. Basically, its about 15 years...
04-21-07, 09:15 PM
04-16-07, 06:59 PM
Replies: 4,669
Views: 391,555
Posted By sthlm.bill

http://charlotte.craigslist.org/bik/312809247.html...

http://charlotte.craigslist.org/bik/312809247.html

Too bad the fella re-painted this old work horse...
Forum: Southeast
03-31-07, 04:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 667
Posted By sthlm.bill

New Shop In Chapel Hill/carrboro Nc

Hello all,

Jason Merrill is a local mechanic who has just opened a repair shop (as of 4/1/07) named Back Alley Bikes.

He's located at 108 N. Graham St off of Franklin St in the same building as...
03-24-07, 02:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 633
Posted By sthlm.bill

Well, if I only had a digital camera so I could...

Well, if I only had a digital camera so I could photograph the bike; surely then someone would recognize it. Oh well.. Anyhow, I got lucky with this one.. Apparently, the bike sat in the basement of...
03-23-07, 01:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 636
Posted By sthlm.bill

ciocc on ebay

Hello,

This ciocc on ebay, does anyone know much about it? I ask because it's identical to my girlfriend's frame and we don't have any info about it. If it's not Columbus tubing, then what might...
03-23-07, 01:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 633
Posted By sthlm.bill

Yes, exactly. Do you know anything about it?

Yes, exactly. Do you know anything about it?
03-23-07, 01:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 633
Posted By sthlm.bill

De Rosa

Hello folks,

I have a an older steel De Rosa that I'm guessing is from the early 80's or so. Unfortunately, I don't have much info on it, but every so often I check other De Rosa's on ebay, and...
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