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05-27-22, 02:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 875
Posted By greatbasin

Based on the research I've studied, I would be...

Based on the research I've studied, I would be better off spending the money on a helmet for inside the car.
05-23-22, 03:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 505
Posted By jdawginsc

Some of us are pre-certifiable...

Some of us are pre-certifiable...
05-18-22, 06:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 653
Posted By randyjawa

Ding - ding -ding We have a winner. But to get...

Ding - ding -ding We have a winner. But to get the grand prize (ie the measured width) you have to answer one more question...

"What is the difference between light and hard?"

Just kidding,...
05-15-22, 12:15 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,993
Posted By SurferRosa

I don't know about him, but it is to me. :lol:...

I don't know about him, but it is to me.
:lol: :thumb:
05-14-22, 12:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 678
Posted By sd5782

Playing with the gear calculators is loads of...

Playing with the gear calculators is loads of fun. I am kinda addicted to it. It visualizes things you may change. My touring bike has a 42 outer ring, but has a 12-28 in back. You can see that it...
05-13-22, 03:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 351
Posted By noobinsf

One guy says to the other, "I'm excited to...

One guy says to the other, "I'm excited to collect your Peugeot."

And the bartender says, "Hey, take your poo outside, Joe! And take your friend with you!"
05-13-22, 02:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 824
Posted By iab

Comparing TdF riders with the likes in this forum...

Comparing TdF riders with the likes in this forum is stupid. Sorry. And everything else you listed is a preference, not objectively "better".
05-12-22, 08:52 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,185
Posted By krakhaus

The Fizik stuff is great, It's not real leather,...

The Fizik stuff is great, It's not real leather, but it looks and feels like it. It cleans up really easily, and if you get any chain grime on it, just use some degreaser, and you're good as new.
05-11-22, 10:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 171
Posted By seypat

The training the last couple of weeks for you...

The training the last couple of weeks for you know what hasn't been going well. It's either been weddings, raining, or something else. I'm going to try to get an afternoon ride in today or tomorrow,...
05-11-22, 09:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 171
Posted By seypat

The ladies dig dudes in tutus. :D

The ladies dig dudes in tutus. :D
05-11-22, 09:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 171
Posted By bamboobike4

Says a man who wore a tutu on an organized run.

Says a man who wore a tutu on an organized run.
05-10-22, 06:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,180
Posted By wrk101

None of my bikes is NOS. So when I obtain an NOS...

None of my bikes is NOS. So when I obtain an NOS part, I immediately turn it into CASH to fund my bike hobby. Invariably, there are people out there that will gladly pay 2X, 3X, sometimes 10X for a...
05-10-22, 06:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,180
Posted By thumpism

You think NOS is a headache? Try having a bunch...

You think NOS is a headache? Try having a bunch of OOS.
05-10-22, 12:33 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,180
Posted By tkamd73

I tend to seek out, and many times overpay, for...

I tend to seek out, and many times overpay, for NOS parts. But then I usually install them as fast as I can. I want to be the first to use, and appreciate the look, and function, of a new old stock...
05-09-22, 11:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,180
Posted By poprad

Any time I get too wrapped around the axle on NOS...

Any time I get too wrapped around the axle on NOS parts, be it bikes, cars, or anything else, I just imagine the heap of stuff left after my demise and the process of a thrift store employee sifting...
05-09-22, 08:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,180
Posted By panzerwagon

That photo had me drooling until I noticed the...

That photo had me drooling until I noticed the ratios...
05-09-22, 07:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,180
Posted By BFisher

I'm not a therapist, but can play one on the...

I'm not a therapist, but can play one on the internet.

What you have is known in the League of Internet Amateur Rehabilitation Specialists as FNOS, or Fear of New Old Stock, scientifically known...
05-08-22, 07:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,094
Posted By OldCoot

Looks great! I have found building wheels to...

Looks great!

I have found building wheels to be very gratifying along with a bit terrifying experience too. Terrifying since I know I will be descending down hills at break neck speeds and my life...
05-08-22, 05:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,094
Posted By BFisher

67Carlton, congratulations and Happy Mother's Day...

67Carlton, congratulations and Happy Mother's Day to the new momma.

The build looks great so far!
05-08-22, 02:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,094
Posted By 67Carlton

A brief Mothers’ Day Sunday update on my project...

A brief Mothers’ Day Sunday update on my project for those that are interested. I've made some good progress on the build, with what I consider to be justifiable delays owing to the birth of our...
05-05-22, 02:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 377
Posted By DanseMacabre

French Motobecane Cyclotouriste M.T.H.C pre-1958

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French Motobecane Cyclotouriste M.T.H.C pre-1958...
05-05-22, 11:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 224
Posted By non-fixie

In Memoriam: the true Champion Mondial

Sad news today. The 1969 World Champion has passed away.

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Harm Ottenbros rode for...
05-05-22, 09:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 669
Posted By bikemig

I want one of these. It's A OK with me if...

I want one of these.

It's A OK with me if the map is imperfect since that pretty much describes every French bike I've ever owned, :).
05-01-22, 06:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 472
Posted By jonwvara

This made me laugh, because when I looked at the...

This made me laugh, because when I looked at the pictures, the first thing I thought was, "hey, it's still mostly covered with paint--I might just clean it up and leave it alone."

Like they say,...
05-01-22, 06:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 472
Posted By schwim

The patina on this bike looks spiffy, please...

The patina on this bike looks spiffy, please don't repaint it.
04-23-22, 02:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 642
Posted By tmnguuyen

I can help if we can get in touch. I need to...

I can help if we can get in touch. I need to post a few more Random posts before I can PM. Donít really want to post my cell # here If you reach out to gigue, I gave my contact info to Mark...
04-22-22, 01:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 373
Posted By BMC_Kid

Retro-mod Build: Vintage Zullo Meets Modern Campy

I finished the re-build of my Zullo. It started out as an 8 speed SunTour Superbe Pro bike. This was a wonderful build, made with what was considered as one of the best shifting groupos of that era....
04-22-22, 12:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 270
Posted By Kilroy1988

Thanks for all of the information, folks. I'll...

Thanks for all of the information, folks. I'll just go with the 50mm fenders as it'll clearly be less hassle. The frame should just take them and the more snug they are between the stays the less...
04-20-22, 08:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 654
Posted By shoota

Rotate the bars down like they were designed to...

Rotate the bars down like they were designed to be and you will have more of the "drop" part of the bar.
04-19-22, 09:52 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 5,262
Posted By xiaoman1

Ok, the fund should pay for food and...

Ok, the fund should pay for food and lodging......(2) McDonalds kids meals for lunch and dinner and an (1) egg Mc Muffin and coffee for breakfast as well as and (1) night at the local "Y"...that...
04-19-22, 06:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,082
Posted By buddiiee

First rule of freewheel maintenance, never use a...

First rule of freewheel maintenance, never use a punch. As with all bicycle maintenance, always use the proper tools lest you ruin something. Also, the obvious stuff like do it on a towel, use...
04-19-22, 12:46 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,229
Posted By ThermionicScott

It's not even close to being that simple. Tire...

It's not even close to being that simple. Tire construction plays a huge role in a tire's rolling resistance, and the conversation needs to be clear whether we're just talking about frictional losses...
04-17-22, 01:15 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 5,262
Posted By SoccerBallXan

Huh? Is there something you know that no one else...

Huh? Is there something you know that no one else in this thread knows? Have you contacted the seller for details, do you know the seller personally?

The internet is really good at filling in the...
04-16-22, 05:22 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 9,999
Posted By El Chaba

When I started racing and for a few years it was...

When I started racing and for a few years it was required to wear a helmet, but with no type specified. Most of the guys rode with leather helmets ( now sometimes referred to as hairnets). I never...
04-16-22, 03:35 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 9,999
Posted By Drillium Dude

I just avoid crashing. It works for me. You live...

I just avoid crashing. It works for me. You live and you learn :)

DD
04-16-22, 02:09 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 9,999
Posted By GhostRider62

i wore one on a tour of England in the early 80's...

i wore one on a tour of England in the early 80's and a British rider (Welch actually, I suppose) laughed at me and asked where was coat of armor and how often do you fall off?
04-16-22, 01:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 999
Posted By Drillium Dude

I'd charge 50 bux a pop. Only two people at a...

I'd charge 50 bux a pop. Only two people at a time. Get my money back in no time!
04-15-22, 07:38 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 5,262
Posted By Ex Pres

1983 cut-off must be a Classic Rendezvous devotee

1983 cut-off must be a Classic Rendezvous devotee
04-15-22, 05:17 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 5,262
Posted By jdawginsc

You can view my garage and I will pay 19.95 for...

You can view my garage and I will pay 19.95 for you to take some piece of crap.
04-15-22, 07:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,017
Posted By T-Mar

Many avid cyclists consider top tube length to be...

Many avid cyclists consider top tube length to be the most important criteria in bicycle fit. The argument is that an incorrect top tube length results in compensation having to made with stem length...
04-13-22, 02:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 499
Posted By Dfrost

+1 to that ^^^. I ride often at night with...

+1 to that ^^^.

I ride often at night with steep hills all over Seattle. It’s easy to forget which ring I’m on when i can’t see it clearly, so I always adjust the chain for safe big-big shifts....
04-13-22, 03:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,017
Posted By Kabuki12

Height is only part of the equation. I am just...

Height is only part of the equation. I am just over 6’ and ride a 63/64cm bike . 60cm is on the short side, although I still ride them . I have a 35” inseam so I need the extra seat tube height and...
04-10-22, 01:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,157
Posted By jdawginsc

I am the worst of both worlds... 1. Step one...

I am the worst of both worlds...
1. Step one buy parts with frame in back of mind.
2. Buy frame with parts in mind.
3. Decide 1 and 2 donít mesh.
4 buy more frames and parts.
5. have a...
04-09-22, 09:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 529
Posted By Narhay

Is that the trek I messaged you with the kijiji...

Is that the trek I messaged you with the kijiji link some time ago?

For my inner peace I am a sucker for an old high quality bike that desperately needs my assistance. From a cost-benefit ratio...
04-08-22, 03:25 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,667
Posted By zukahn1

One thing you can do on Mafacs or pretty much...

One thing you can do on Mafacs or pretty much any center pull to help this is to run short section of modern thin cable liner over the center of the straddle cable.
04-08-22, 12:30 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,805
Posted By SurferRosa

A Buddhist joke can be lost in translation.

A Buddhist joke can be lost in translation.
04-08-22, 12:14 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,805
Posted By bamboobike4

Ditto. Or divorce.

Ditto.
Or divorce.
04-08-22, 11:41 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,805
Posted By SurferRosa

You're attached to earthly goods which leads to...

You're attached to earthly goods which leads to your suffering.
04-08-22, 11:12 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,805
Posted By Bad Lag

Forget about the bikes. It's the riding that's...

Forget about the bikes. It's the riding that's important.
04-08-22, 10:39 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,805
Posted By ThermionicScott

I thought the nature of a grail quest was that...

I thought the nature of a grail quest was that you are doomed to never actually find it. (Unless you're Indiana Jones...)
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