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06-23-22, 11:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 391
Posted By bamboobike4

I'm sure there's an explanation. Note "Amateur...

I'm sure there's an explanation. Note "Amateur Bicycle Record" in the text. Perhaps ABL records were reviewed in 1975 and the certificate issued then, or was a replacement, as noted above. The key...
06-23-22, 10:41 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,600
Posted By bamboobike4

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06-22-22, 11:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By bamboobike4

Wouldn't an ibex knicker have 4 legs?

Wouldn't an ibex knicker have 4 legs?
06-21-22, 10:32 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,676
Posted By bamboobike4

"I Can't Explain"

"I Can't Explain"
06-21-22, 10:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 255
Posted By bamboobike4

He couldn't get anyone to initially publish it,...

He couldn't get anyone to initially publish it, so he self-published and went door-door selling it. I saw a first edition recently in a museum.

On that topic, the Major Taylor Metric was in...
06-21-22, 05:49 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 941
Posted By bamboobike4

“Bibs or shorts” decisions are based on a...

“Bibs or shorts” decisions are based on a chemical imbalance common at my age:

No acetal.
06-17-22, 02:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 854
Posted By bamboobike4

+1 I had to look it up.

+1

I had to look it up.
06-17-22, 02:43 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,600
Posted By bamboobike4

Thousand word thread, no text:

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06-17-22, 02:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 136
Posted By bamboobike4

There are a lot of great bikes at Billy Goat. I...

There are a lot of great bikes at Billy Goat. I met Mike at CR a few years ago, and we both forgot each other.
The C&V section is always stocked with truly ACE bikes. The Crest Cannondale is one of...
06-17-22, 09:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 746
Posted By bamboobike4

If not you, then who? Meant in a good way. ...

If not you, then who? Meant in a good way.
Things align. People create our stories; and we act in them.

I think he knew, and then the couple knew, and it was.
You are likely crafting someone...
06-15-22, 11:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 580
Posted By bamboobike4

That is a beauty. If I sell a couple more, I may...

That is a beauty. If I sell a couple more, I may be game.
Really nice chance to run a C&V gravel bike.
06-14-22, 09:12 PM
Replies: 10,252
Views: 1,279,067
Posted By bamboobike4

54cm Prestige rescue….

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Rear TT cable guide was broken, a kiss of death...
06-14-22, 02:38 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,403
Posted By bamboobike4

I know the numbers matter. Can't help you with...

I know the numbers matter.
Can't help you with that.

Don't ride the data.
My only suggestion, and it may work for me and not you:
1. Leave the HR monitor at home.
2. Leave the cadence sensor...
06-14-22, 10:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 599
Posted By bamboobike4

That’s the one. The only thing removed will be...

That’s the one.
The only thing removed will be my self esteem.
06-10-22, 02:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 295
Posted By bamboobike4

I think the only thing I learned in my science...

I think the only thing I learned in my science class is that wind doesn't blow, it sucks.
I mentioned that in class, I think, got Zero credit for creativity. And detention.
06-10-22, 11:20 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,593
Posted By bamboobike4

I can only give you my reason(s): Legs, Age,...

I can only give you my reason(s):
Legs, Age, Lungs, Heart, Lazy, Tired, Alcohol, Parts on hand

The explanation is partially supported below....
06-10-22, 09:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 806
Posted By bamboobike4

Great job

70 for 70.
Long past the days of hoping hills will go away.
Long past the days of wondering if wind will wither.
Still in the habit of whoopee on the descents, tempting fate and physics.
Still in...
06-08-22, 11:48 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,087
Posted By bamboobike4

If t'were my druthers..... 7410 crankset, swap...

If t'were my druthers.....
7410 crankset, swap in a 38T TA Specialties small ring.
7410 BB (for the 103 mm)
7700 GS RD with a Wolftooth Roadlink
CST-7700 cassette, 11-34
7400 or 7700 FD
7700...
06-08-22, 11:35 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 4,699
Posted By bamboobike4

I still miss my Mini-Mac

I still miss my Mini-Mac
06-08-22, 11:31 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,087
Posted By bamboobike4

When you find the frame that goes with that...

When you find the frame that goes with that crankset, let me know.
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06-08-22, 11:10 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,087
Posted By bamboobike4

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06-06-22, 07:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 414
Posted By bamboobike4

That will definitely play in Peoria.

That will definitely play in Peoria.
06-06-22, 06:59 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,335
Posted By bamboobike4

No need for me to post. Polished dual-pivot...

No need for me to post.
Polished dual-pivot Shimano are everywhere.
06-05-22, 05:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 747
Posted By bamboobike4

Peoria to Portland. Donner party was the...

Peoria to Portland.

Donner party was the first thing I thought of.
Just saying. No idea why.
06-03-22, 01:20 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 4,699
Posted By bamboobike4

What began as a thread on position has moved into...

What began as a thread on position has moved into supposition.
It's a semantic masterpiece!
06-03-22, 01:14 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 4,699
Posted By bamboobike4

Hmm... Yeah, I'm gonna have to amend...

Hmm...



Yeah, I'm gonna have to amend that...
06-02-22, 12:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 404
Posted By bamboobike4

A Brooke Shields bike.

A Brooke Shields bike.
06-02-22, 12:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 465
Posted By bamboobike4

Cubic Box of Crap Challenge? ...

Cubic Box of Crap Challenge?

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06-02-22, 12:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 650
Posted By bamboobike4

This is more common than I ever thought it would...

This is more common than I ever thought it would be.
I built two bikes for a guy who said he'd been fitted by a shop.
I asked about cleat placement. He said they didn't cover that.
I never gave it...
06-02-22, 09:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 404
Posted By bamboobike4

Not sure you can match oxidation. Try an auto...

Not sure you can match oxidation.
Try an auto body paint store. They got a gizmo.
06-02-22, 09:09 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 4,699
Posted By bamboobike4

Superman meets Albert Camus meets Evel Knievel.

Superman meets Albert Camus meets Evel Knievel.
06-02-22, 09:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 650
Posted By bamboobike4

Drink better beer.

Drink better beer.
06-02-22, 09:03 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,141
Posted By bamboobike4

I think I saw that on a different forum once.

I think I saw that on a different forum once.
06-01-22, 06:54 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,141
Posted By bamboobike4

Redundancy?

Redundancy?
06-01-22, 06:54 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,141
Posted By bamboobike4

Well, we just give you plenty of room on the...

Well, we just give you plenty of room on the descents.
06-01-22, 01:51 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,141
Posted By bamboobike4

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06-01-22, 01:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 650
Posted By bamboobike4

I'm not sure I'd be any closer to a good fit if I...

I'm not sure I'd be any closer to a good fit if I paid someone. Instead, I've gone through bikes like LP's in the cutout bin. There sure has been some fun in that.

As my mileage increased, my...
05-31-22, 07:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 813
Posted By bamboobike4

I’m not sure how a 28T ring will fit on that...

I’m not sure how a 28T ring will fit on that 130BCD Shimano 105 crank arm.

Easiest thing to do is find a compact double crankset and hope the FD works on the smaller circumference.
05-31-22, 06:52 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,141
Posted By bamboobike4

More like lasagne legs.

More like lasagne legs.
05-31-22, 05:34 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,141
Posted By bamboobike4

Not really a cyclist, the caps are not my style. ...

Not really a cyclist, the caps are not my style.
It's just something odd I got into for awhile.

Fun when descending, not when climbing.
The hills were already there, no use whining.

Wind is...
05-30-22, 05:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 679
Posted By bamboobike4

I helped raise funds for the Beirut wall, four of...

I helped raise funds for the Beirut wall, four of my guys are on it. I helped clean up the Veteran’s Cemetery across the road. The funds for the Ground Zero piece were raised in large part by the...
05-30-22, 05:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 679
Posted By bamboobike4

It was a repeat of a CH-46 crash during Team...

It was a repeat of a CH-46 crash during Team Spirit in early 1984, US Marines and ROK Marines were killed, in the fog, just after departing Pohang. My LT wanted to take the 2nd bird. The 1st bird...
05-29-22, 08:29 PM
Replies: 10,252
Views: 1,279,067
Posted By bamboobike4

They are so fast you can’t see them. There...

They are so fast you can’t see them.

There goes another one.

And another.
05-29-22, 05:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 679
Posted By bamboobike4

We can only hope that, had the battles been on...

We can only hope that, had the battles been on our lands, we’d act the same. Perhaps that’s the key. We lost men and women. They lost so much more, yet are able to honor strangers they never met.
...
05-29-22, 05:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 679
Posted By bamboobike4

I ride there infrequently, but will get my paving...

I ride there infrequently, but will get my paving stone there, eventually. Just a marker, while some med school student dissects me like a frog.
05-27-22, 06:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,027
Posted By bamboobike4

Someone told me the back of that ….noggin’

Someone told me the back of that ….noggin’
05-27-22, 10:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By bamboobike4

It might be a tumor.

It might be a tumor.
05-25-22, 02:26 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 119,069
Posted By bamboobike4

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05-25-22, 02:25 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 119,069
Posted By bamboobike4

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05-23-22, 08:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,027
Posted By bamboobike4

As you get older, you have to brace your legs...

As you get older, you have to brace your legs against the door to get leverage. Work smart.:thumb:.
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