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Forum: Foo
12-26-21, 02:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 839
Posted By mtnbud

Rare day today

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12-24-21, 01:49 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,178
Posted By merziac

I always tell those kind of folks that I am cheap...

I always tell those kind of folks that I am cheap but biking isn't, then I tell them I'm so lazy that its the only way I get any exercise. :twitchy:

The joy and happiness rationale is lost on them...
12-23-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,377
Posted By repechage

That is nasty looking. Be interesting to see what...

That is nasty looking. Be interesting to see what Mr. Lippy has to say.
Just don't bring up Masi...
12-23-21, 02:38 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,377
Posted By nlerner

Well, old bikes still mostly suck to ride but...

Well, old bikes still mostly suck to ride but working on them can be fun.
12-23-21, 12:49 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,178
Posted By bikingshearer

Many years ago in a "Doonesbury" strip,...

Many years ago in a "Doonesbury" strip, then-radical lefty Mark was in one of his periodic verbal contretemps with his uber-conservative father. Mark was talking about getting wanting to get...
12-23-21, 12:39 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,377
Posted By gugie

Have you posted to the framebuilder section of...

Have you posted to the framebuilder section of Bike Forums? Maybe someone will take this up. Also might contact UBI in Ashland - they have lots of connections.
12-23-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,377
Posted By merziac

johnnyace Here's a couple more you might...

johnnyace

Here's a couple more you might check with.

CERNITZbike (http://cernitzbike.blogspot.com/)

bantam bicycle works (http://www.bantambicycles.com/)
12-23-21, 12:11 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,377
Posted By merziac

Hopefully Mr. Lippy will bail you out. That being...

Hopefully Mr. Lippy will bail you out. That being said I would expect anybody who will actually take it on will charge at least $500 and be several months out. If Dave quoted you 6ish months I would...
12-23-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,377
Posted By Andy_K

That's a nice looking bike! Just needs a bit of...

That's a nice looking bike! Just needs a bit of love.
12-23-21, 11:22 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,377
Posted By gugie

My new gravel bike

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I've had this pile of tubes and bits since it was last winter's...
12-23-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,377
Posted By Andy_K

That is quite a consolation!

That is quite a consolation!
12-23-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,377
Posted By jdawginsc

My winter project is finding room for piles of...

My winter project is finding room for piles of stuff so I can get to my winter project.
12-23-21, 08:12 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,377
Posted By nlerner

Yeah, FedEx was extremely lacking in providing...

Yeah, FedEx was extremely lacking in providing updates for several days, but it did show up in fine shape. Thanks!
12-22-21, 01:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By squirtdad

very cool video

really fun video, including brooks, mountain bikes, custom steel etc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=leg9iYK-9E0
12-21-21, 07:51 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,178
Posted By dpd3672

I'm not sure if it applies to bikes as much as...

I'm not sure if it applies to bikes as much as cars, but it's not so much the tread as the way the belts are oriented and the internal structure of the tire that dictates how it's supposed to be...
12-21-21, 12:36 PM
Replies: 18,351
Views: 2,139,886
Posted By nlerner

Solstice celebration ride on the new-to-me 1974...

Solstice celebration ride on the new-to-me 1974 Mercian (modded about 15 or so years ago):
...
12-21-21, 12:36 PM
Replies: 18,351
Views: 2,139,886
Posted By LucasHartong

Sunset, riding along the Dutch southern coast...

Sunset, riding along the Dutch southern coast this afternoon. Enchanting.
...
12-21-21, 11:20 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,209
Posted By rjhammett

Someone needs to post a picture of their Merckx...

Someone needs to post a picture of their Merckx 7-Eleven Team bike.
12-21-21, 10:22 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,209
Posted By Dean51

I keep looking at this thread with hopes of...

I keep looking at this thread with hopes of seeing a Merckx in 7-Eleven trim.....my grail frame.

Dean
12-20-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,178
Posted By bwilli88

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Sending a perfectly good bike to gugie for some gugiefication...
12-20-21, 08:51 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,178
Posted By Trakhak

Passing the brake cables below the stem and bars...

Passing the brake cables below the stem and bars can cause a sharp bend in the inner wire where it exits the lever. And cable housing routed that way tends to sag over time, increasing the bending...
12-20-21, 08:42 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,178
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Yes for cyclocross,, so you can operate the rear...

Yes for cyclocross,, so you can operate the rear brake while dismounting over the NDS. That being said, the old saying goes if you’re using your brakes in a cross race you’re not trying to win.
12-20-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,178
Posted By T-Mar

Wearing pro team clothing. That is one huge scam....

Wearing pro team clothing. That is one huge scam. It costs more than standard cycling clothing and the premium goes straight back to those sponsors. Basically, the sponsors are getting you to pay...
12-20-21, 07:24 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,178
Posted By bikemig

Riding old bikes with old equipment. That...

Riding old bikes with old equipment.

That makes a lot of sense to folks like us but not to most people.
12-20-21, 07:08 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,178
Posted By SJX426

I will be flamed by some but I insist on the...

I will be flamed by some but I insist on the right brake lever cabled to the front brake. For me it is practical as I have used my right hand for the front since I can remember. Since it is...
12-20-21, 04:27 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,178
Posted By jdawginsc

N + 1

N + 1
12-20-21, 02:43 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,178
Posted By Insidious C.

1. Marriage 2. Owning more than three bikes.

1. Marriage
2. Owning more than three bikes.
12-19-21, 05:26 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,178
Posted By gugie

Orientation of QR lever is a marginal safety...

Orientation of QR lever is a marginal safety issue, as it's (remotely) possible to inadvertently catch a QR and loosen it up.

Tire label orientation at the valve stem is very practical. Many a...
12-19-21, 03:34 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,178
Posted By non-fixie

It's a hobby, not a religion. For me, anyway.

It's a hobby, not a religion. For me, anyway.
12-19-21, 03:17 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,178
Posted By fabiofarelli

Wearing white socks on a racing bike, beautiful...

Wearing white socks on a racing bike, beautiful but absolutely not practical.
12-19-21, 01:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 501
Posted By zandoval

Clean Parts In Your Washer

Gotta a Suntour Vx-GT derailluer that needed cleaning for full inspection and then disassembly. I put the derailleur into a plastic jar half full of water and a a half hand of powdered laundry...
12-17-21, 09:55 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 25,103
Posted By mountaindave

Umm, that’s absolutely amazing and unbelievably...

Umm, that’s absolutely amazing and unbelievably prophetic: you unofficially heard it here first, but that will actually be our theme this year - early mountain bikes! We’ve been trying to get one of...
Forum: Foo
12-17-21, 08:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...now that it's legal here, I don't smoke...

.
...now that it's legal here, I don't smoke anything at all.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oica5jG7FpU
12-16-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 4,720
Posted By Rolla

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12-16-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,705
Posted By Rolla

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K8YJ7YpZ4wc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K8YJ7YpZ4wc
12-16-21, 06:25 PM
Replies: 18,351
Views: 2,139,886
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

First post here in a while. I’ve had a couple...

First post here in a while. I’ve had a couple week stretch off from work but in the first day off my back went out on me and has stubbornly refused to improve very much. Even more challenging is...
12-16-21, 05:52 PM
Replies: 18,351
Views: 2,139,886
Posted By zukahn1

After finally a couple of cold days a with a bit...

After finally a couple of cold days a with a bit of snow this week. A bit cold but Sunny and nice took a local short ride to the quarry track just oust side town and did some snow riding on the...
12-16-21, 02:38 PM
Replies: 18,351
Views: 2,139,886
Posted By rccardr

Thanks, guys. Did 32 miles today, felt better...

Thanks, guys. Did 32 miles today, felt better than the 22 done yesterday. Muscle power is still there but need to continue to work on endurance....
12-16-21, 01:28 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 4,720
Posted By indyfabz

It's getting chippy in here. Let's see some...

It's getting chippy in here.

Let's see some Christmas spirit.
12-16-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 18,351
Views: 2,139,886
Posted By rccardr

FINALLY got to ride the 70th birthday Pegoretti...

FINALLY got to ride the 70th birthday Pegoretti yesterday, over four months after The Accident. Clearly not yet at the point where I'd be pushing things hard, but it does ride real nice....
12-16-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 4,720
Posted By Koyote

It's easy enough to find a custom frame builder...

It's easy enough to find a custom frame builder who will make a lugged frame using the latest heat-treated and air-hardening steel, which will weigh maybe two pounds more than the latest cf...
12-15-21, 06:14 PM
Replies: 20,803
Views: 3,719,945
Posted By Drillium Dude

Speechless. Conglomeration...

Speechless.

Conglomeration (https://phoenix.craigslist.org/evl/bik/d/apache-junction-conglomeration-of/7398371385.html)
...
12-15-21, 05:56 PM
Replies: 18,351
Views: 2,139,886
Posted By majmt

Well, the snow (and wind) came in. Same spot as...

Well, the snow (and wind) came in. Same spot as yesterday's post (#18233) above. Glad I got one last ride in yesterday. Sorry, no train - too cold to wait.
...
12-14-21, 02:49 PM
Replies: 18,351
Views: 2,139,886
Posted By Drillium Dude

Came across two javelina during last night's ride...

Came across two javelina during last night's ride in Glendale (near State Farm Stadium as the MNF game was drawing to a close). Ended up between them, with one ahead and one behind. The lead pig was...
Forum: Southwest
12-14-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 910
Posted By ooga-booga

more tucson pics: ...

more tucson pics:


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climbing gates pass...i...
12-14-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 30,721
Posted By 1989Pre

I finally found the ride I was looking for all my...

I finally found the ride I was looking for all my life. I was shopping a few years back, and all I knew was that I wanted something French (I was thinking Bertin or Mercier but nothing available in...
12-14-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 18,351
Views: 2,139,886
Posted By majmt

Should be skiing by now but there is hope for...

Should be skiing by now but there is hope for some snow in the next few days. Took advantage of temp in the low 40s this morning - might not see a day like this for a while.
...
12-14-21, 05:00 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,372
Posted By Prowler

......when you visit the LBS and there's and old...

......when you visit the LBS and there's and old rusty, beat, taco'd mtn bike in the abandoned/donated spot, against the back wall. So you ask the owner and he rolls his eyes and says "sure, take...
12-14-21, 03:55 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 30,721
Posted By 2flit

[QUOTE=mountaindave;22339167]Wow, that is an...

[QUOTE=mountaindave;22339167]Wow, that is an amazing barn find!! I’m trying to see the wiring routing from the rear generator to the front light. Is there an internal wire to a head-tube bushing and...
12-14-21, 12:12 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,624
Posted By bikingshearer

If it was stolen in Berkeley, there's a pretty...

If it was stolen in Berkeley, there's a pretty decent chance it was sold the next weekend at the swap meet next to the Oakland Coliseum. I would also have suspected a certain "shop" on Telegraph...
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