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06-15-19, 11:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 650
Posted By Fahrenheit531

A good night's rest. Coffee. Both...

A good night's rest.
Coffee.

Both mentioned by previous posters. Both worth repeating. :)
Replies: 7
Views: 243
Posted By Fahrenheit531

That is beyond cool. Don't tear it apart, just...

That is beyond cool. Don't tear it apart, just sell it as-is if you don't want it.
Replies: 10
Views: 391
Posted By Fahrenheit531

A person. One. C'mon, this is a question from a...

A person. One.
C'mon, this is a question from a brand new member.

To the OP: Prices and values will vary wildly based on condition and desirability. If you could link to the ad or post some...
06-14-19, 08:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 863
Posted By Fahrenheit531

^^ Well then.

^^ Well then.
06-14-19, 08:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 874
Posted By Fahrenheit531

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/488x640/forklugs_1bf33dfc65088ae6d093688b28baafc8336cdadd.jpg

Sexy fork with nice rake, chrome lugs and socks.
06-13-19, 06:40 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 22,792
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Parrafin.

Parrafin.
06-13-19, 06:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 303
Posted By Fahrenheit531

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a7tIIuK2mMY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a7tIIuK2mMY
06-13-19, 05:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 575
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Never has an epic tale been more succinct. :thumb:

Never has an epic tale been more succinct. :thumb:
06-12-19, 09:41 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,715
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Okay, I'm convinced.

Okay, I'm convinced.
06-12-19, 08:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 584
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Possibly? I'm all about the 70s bikes and...

Possibly?

I'm all about the 70s bikes and certainly don't want to discourage you on that front. But know this:

1. You're going to need to work on it, or pay someone else to do so. The former is...
06-11-19, 07:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 635
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Well said.

Well said.
06-11-19, 09:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By Fahrenheit531

A refreshing change from "I will NEVER deal with...

A refreshing change from "I will NEVER deal with (insert name) again because (insert rant)!!!!!!!"
Thank you. :)
06-11-19, 08:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 542
Posted By Fahrenheit531

I just got actual Striders on CL. $40 or so,...

I just got actual Striders on CL. $40 or so, perfectly useable.
And yes, far better than a kid's bike with training wheels.
06-10-19, 09:24 PM
Replies: 51,113
Views: 6,621,583
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Whoa. A dinged top tube but still... One-owner...

Whoa. A dinged top tube but still...
One-owner Raleigh International $600 (https://tucson.craigslist.org/bik/d/tucson-raleigh-international-56cm/6907934279.html)
...
06-10-19, 09:38 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,485
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Has anyone here ever had a truly good calculator...

Has anyone here ever had a truly good calculator for less than $300? Just wondering.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oMsAdLqCct0

...In other news, I wish my Motorola Razr were still a viable...
06-10-19, 09:00 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,782
Posted By Fahrenheit531

This. THIS is the issue. Everything else...

This. THIS is the issue.
Everything else follows.

I routinely send my kids out into the neighborhood to play and explore and especially to find other kids to play with. They're nearly always the...
06-10-19, 08:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 436
Posted By Fahrenheit531

My wife's Trek 7900 features those rims. I don't...

My wife's Trek 7900 features those rims. I don't fear them, but they've certainly earned my respect. :notamused:
06-08-19, 09:43 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,343
Posted By Fahrenheit531

The most dangerous cyclist in the world rides a...

The most dangerous cyclist in the world rides a Machete (https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1158812-what-weirdest-worst-bike-internet.html).
...
06-08-19, 01:10 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,695
Posted By Fahrenheit531

This image will never leave me.

This image will never leave me.
06-06-19, 09:35 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,695
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Yeah, totally acceptable. In the context of this...

Yeah, totally acceptable. In the context of this thread the possibility that I was reading humor didn't even occur to me. One too many "CF vs old steel" threads perhaps.
Swing and a miss! :o
06-06-19, 09:08 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,695
Posted By Fahrenheit531

So you bring a ready-made excuse for when they're...

So you bring a ready-made excuse for when they're faster but gloat when they're not?
I'm not sure "winning option" is the term that applies here.
06-05-19, 04:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 693
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Weird. I've recently been dealing with this too...

Weird. I've recently been dealing with this too (I think). Will watch as more thoughts roll in.
06-04-19, 08:23 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 22,792
Posted By Fahrenheit531

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FwJnnf1Ogcw ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FwJnnf1Ogcw

WAIT. NO!
Let's go with a gen-u-ine brand name, in honor of this truly remarkable thread.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vyEEdcow2vE
06-04-19, 08:21 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 22,792
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Bad news, friend. That ship has sailed.

Bad news, friend. That ship has sailed.
06-03-19, 11:42 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 22,792
Posted By Fahrenheit531

:lol: I'm sorry but no. I'm not going to select...

:lol: I'm sorry but no. I'm not going to select chain lube based on its relative impact on my health any more than I'm going to select a flavor of ice cream based on its relative impact on my...
06-03-19, 09:34 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 22,792
Posted By Fahrenheit531

So much for my "Which Chain Lube Makes the Most...

So much for my "Which Chain Lube Makes the Most Effective Suntan Lotion?" thread.
:notamused:
06-01-19, 12:31 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,350
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Tragically, it looks like our OP has been banned....

Tragically, it looks like our OP has been banned. Like deletion, but with a flash-in-the-pan notoriety that will last forever. Or days.

O, snap motomag, we hardly knew ye. Yet you're still here...
06-01-19, 11:57 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,346
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Bike shops sometimes have their own "branded,"...

Bike shops sometimes have their own "branded," dime-a-dozen plastic water bottles. Cheap as dirt (I may never have actually had to pay for one, now that I think about it.) and they meet my needs:...
06-01-19, 08:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 909
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Nice. Seeya in the C&V!

Nice. Seeya in the C&V!
05-31-19, 08:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,141
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Because it's so cleeeeean. ;) Somebody's gonna...

Because it's so cleeeeean. ;)
Somebody's gonna be really happy with their purchase.
05-31-19, 08:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 645
Posted By Fahrenheit531

The bike is in amazing condition, there's just so...

The bike is in amazing condition, there's just so much awesome here, you know it's a steal already and then you can't just pay the guy's $50 ask?
C'mon.
05-31-19, 07:58 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,230
Posted By Fahrenheit531

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1280x853/531fork_c853ff2f9e67daa21474d87721faa2d4b19c9f38.jpg
05-31-19, 06:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,033
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Sweet! :)

Sweet! :)
05-31-19, 06:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 909
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Well played, hazetguy. :lol:

Well played, hazetguy. :lol:
05-30-19, 06:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,295
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Congratulations! Gonna be sweeeeet when it's...

Congratulations! Gonna be sweeeeet when it's done.

My favorite part? The tape. Because something from the BOC ending up on a Colnago is just hilariously awesome. :lol:
05-30-19, 11:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 909
Posted By Fahrenheit531

There are already about a half-dozen there....

There are already about a half-dozen there. :twitchy:
05-29-19, 08:28 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 21,415
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Wait. Firsthand experience and varied products...

Wait. Firsthand experience and varied products over time? Informed opinion based on empirical observation? I can almost see the scientific method from here.
GET THEE GONE, HEATHEN! You may return...
05-29-19, 12:41 PM
Replies: 13,370
Views: 2,650,914
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Yeah, the second pic confirms that. I'm endlessly...

Yeah, the second pic confirms that. I'm endlessly amazed by the way people can misidentify a bike when the correct answer is literally riveted to it. :foo:
05-28-19, 11:47 PM
Replies: 13,370
Views: 2,650,914
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Gashepherd Is it a heavily photoshopped image of...

Gashepherd Is it a heavily photoshopped image of what looks to be a pretty decent Centurion? My guess is in the real world the real decals are still on the stolen bike. Which sounds ridiculous...
05-27-19, 09:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,038
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Annnnd question answered. :thumb:

Annnnd question answered. :thumb:
05-27-19, 04:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 481
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Shouldn't be any reason to upgrade from 105...

Shouldn't be any reason to upgrade from 105 brakes unless you're trying to shave grams or don't like the look. They'll stop just fine and shouldn't be a dealbreaker if you dig the bike overall.
05-27-19, 12:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,914
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Sounds more like a reason to give 'em the finger...

Sounds more like a reason to give 'em the finger and explore other options rather than buy a bunch of their stuff. Whatever the case, I can't imagine this ban continuing indefinitely; in today's...
05-27-19, 11:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,841
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Nice job! I really like the minimalist aesthetic,...

Nice job! I really like the minimalist aesthetic, and the coaster brake is a genius idea in that context. :thumb:
05-26-19, 10:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,182
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Is it just the photo angle or did Lou Sebo have a...

Is it just the photo angle or did Lou Sebo have a really long torso and monkey arms?
(Looking at top tube vs seat tube.)

Very cool bike, and your post has me almost convinced a provenance report...
05-26-19, 03:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,148
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Suntour FTW. ;)

Suntour FTW. ;)
05-26-19, 03:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 682
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Shouldn't be an issue.

Shouldn't be an issue.
05-26-19, 03:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,885
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Someone around here clued me in to the correct...

Someone around here clued me in to the correct pronunciation some time ago: SAD-ul bag.
05-26-19, 03:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,544
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Leave it and ride on. This is cycling, not a...

Leave it and ride on. This is cycling, not a formal dinner.
05-25-19, 06:21 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,538
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Always among the most entertaining and quotable...

Always among the most entertaining and quotable on the forum. hahaha Perfect.
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