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02-24-20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 108,403
Posted By riva

My buddies run $8 vee 1 1/4" tires and they seem...

My buddies run $8 vee 1 1/4" tires and they seem fine with them... for you cheap bastards out there. Excuse me for you "frugal guys" out there.
02-21-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,913
Posted By riva

I think he means this.. Customer brings an old...

I think he means this.. Customer brings an old bike into the bike shop complaining about the "whippy frame" because the spokes are all loose. The bike shop tells the customer, "Oh your frame is worn...
01-30-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,333
Posted By riva

Bikes were looking pretty much the same shape for...

Bikes were looking pretty much the same shape for 100 years before I got my first stem shifted, reflectorized, dork disc'ed, foam gripped lawee 10 speed to freedom.

Maybe another 100 and they will...
01-28-20, 05:37 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,665
Posted By riva

Lime green.

Lime green.
01-22-20, 06:11 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 9,225
Posted By riva

One of my fave bikes was stolen from my dorm...

One of my fave bikes was stolen from my dorm room.

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A yashica, agfa,...
01-17-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 17,026
Posted By riva

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01-16-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 17,026
Posted By riva

I'm so confused by the original post to this...

I'm so confused by the original post to this thead..
01-10-20, 12:44 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 13,236
Posted By riva

Right, what a boring hobby it would be if it were...

Right, what a boring hobby it would be if it were monolithic in style. The cool kids need us guys with the wack stuff, if everybody had the same cool stuff then it wouldn't be cool anymore. ...
01-10-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 13,236
Posted By riva

I just ran into this thread, but its a two way...

I just ran into this thread, but its a two way street though isn't it. Its true forums can be harsh, but on the flip side people need to have a thicker skin about what they like. If you like a style...
12-20-19, 05:21 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 23,084
Posted By riva

rent

rent
12-15-19, 04:05 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,840
Posted By riva

Agree its probably smarter to scrap it. Also...

Agree its probably smarter to scrap it.

Also agree with those who wouldn't scrap it. I'd probably not either. :P
12-09-19, 01:07 PM
Replies: 9,821
Views: 1,049,292
Posted By riva

You know its something that you're not going to...

You know its something that you're not going to be satisfied with, but you order it anyway.

Wouldn't you rather clear things up from the git go? Poor schmuck hits a 2 instead of 3 and all of a...
11-21-19, 07:33 PM
Replies: 2,413
Views: 839,093
Posted By riva

Another altron pic fwiw.. my freebie frame find. ...

Another altron pic fwiw.. my freebie frame find.
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11-14-19, 10:53 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,081
Posted By riva

You gonna let the ones who get offended stop you...

You gonna let the ones who get offended stop you from helping the other folks who honestly would appreciate a little help with selling their bike? Who cares how they react.

/2 cent.
11-14-19, 10:49 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,081
Posted By riva

If you already read thru the ad, noticed the...

If you already read thru the ad, noticed the mistake, feel the urge to say something. Just say it. If it offends them and they get sore so what. Screw them.. you got it off your chest. Its not about...
11-08-19, 11:40 AM
Replies: 9,821
Views: 1,049,292
Posted By riva

Have not seen every which way but loose for a...

Have not seen every which way but loose for a long time. Ima have to revisit that one soon!

Been playing with modern wheels from post 80's era. Have no business with these things really. But what...
11-05-19, 10:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,370
Posted By riva

I don't know why you would. I just want to try...

I don't know why you would. I just want to try it.



Will do. Just ordered a nexave to screw around with. Couldn't resist, sucker for weird dead end tech. I did search it up but didn't find much...
10-30-19, 12:45 PM
Replies: 9,821
Views: 1,049,292
Posted By riva

I think I've got one of them Elites somewhere in...

I think I've got one of them Elites somewhere in my shed. I want to say an 83.. I think candy red. Chart says !COLOR! for 83.. here we go-

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10-30-19, 11:53 AM
Replies: 7,132
Views: 683,505
Posted By riva

Its the times, can't even get good quality...

Its the times, can't even get good quality thieves.
10-29-19, 01:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,787
Posted By riva

I've got Schwalbe marathons currently, I think...

I've got Schwalbe marathons currently, I think 38mm. They seem round enough for inexpensive tires. Round is more than I can say for some of the junk hybrid sized tires I've bought.

For the bucks I...
10-25-19, 03:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,134
Posted By riva

Right arm on the left side of the handlebars......

Right arm on the left side of the handlebars... left arm to the right bar. And you should be good to go.
10-16-19, 04:48 PM
Replies: 9,821
Views: 1,049,292
Posted By riva

If it makes you feel better I'm the same. Pretty...

If it makes you feel better I'm the same. Pretty sure every bicycle tire I've ever bought has been between on closeout between 5 and 20 dollars. Of those the few that were over 10 I cringed a little...
10-11-19, 10:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 979
Posted By riva

On a roadbike I laced up with 540 rims, I went...

On a roadbike I laced up with 540 rims, I went with 1" bmx racing tires because all I could find narrow enough was wheelchair tires or bmx tires. Worked fine.

Looks like now days Schwalbe 24x1"...
10-10-19, 05:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 979
Posted By riva

Have got bikes with three different 24" sizes. ...

Have got bikes with three different 24" sizes. 507, 520, 540. I'm guessing yours is none of those three, but 547.
09-30-19, 04:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,434
Posted By riva

Sounds like its priced about where it should be....

Sounds like its priced about where it should be. The basket to cruise down to the store will double its value!

Yep I'd basket that thing. Its calling for it.
09-27-19, 05:05 PM
Replies: 9,821
Views: 1,049,292
Posted By riva

While you are researching.. ...

While you are researching..

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09-27-19, 11:34 AM
Replies: 9,821
Views: 1,049,292
Posted By riva

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Its a 24" wheel, I think 520mm. There exists a 540mm 24" wheel size, but I think...
09-26-19, 06:38 PM
Replies: 9,821
Views: 1,049,292
Posted By riva

I'm in the same boat as you.. I want one. But...

I'm in the same boat as you.. I want one. But trying to justify the cost versus unknown rarity. Don't worry about offending me.. I'm all for offending people!

Here is some content to get somewhat...
09-05-19, 11:42 AM
Replies: 9,821
Views: 1,049,292
Posted By riva

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Client test ride, she likes the bike. Maybe another year until the frame is a...
08-20-19, 12:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,878
Posted By riva

I have one of the 60's wet noodle tandems in my...

I have one of the 60's wet noodle tandems in my shed. At first it spooked me, but quickly got used to it and even enjoy riding it now. Its like riding a leaf spring. Columbia frames don't seem to...
08-20-19, 10:15 AM
Replies: 9,821
Views: 1,049,292
Posted By riva

Couldn't find the proper white hoods so ordered...

Couldn't find the proper white hoods so ordered black. Appreciate the heads up on the saddle, I'll try a generic yellow for now and see how it looks.

...
08-16-19, 11:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,878
Posted By riva

After riding it, got to say these things could...

After riding it, got to say these things could really use alloy rims. Gotta check my stash for some polished 559mm rims. Its 590mm but slots make it look like it'd reach down 15mm. Long stopping...
08-15-19, 06:07 PM
Replies: 14,333
Views: 3,195,972
Posted By riva

Dunno what a Tim Horton is but that bike is...

Dunno what a Tim Horton is but that bike is flippin sweet. Would rock it.
08-13-19, 04:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,878
Posted By riva

2 digit $$ 2 seater..

Recreational-family-beach-cruiser-vintage-classic-utility-tandem beastie, under $100 all in so...
08-09-19, 06:22 PM
Replies: 14,333
Views: 3,195,972
Posted By riva

Nice one Sean! ...

Nice one Sean!





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