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05-23-16, 02:52 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,625
Posted By photogravity

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Forum: Framebuilders
05-21-16, 08:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,158
Posted By photogravity

An update from the sentencing...

An update from the sentencing (https://www.baltimorebrew.com/2015/10/28/from-cook-an-apology-from-the-family-of-bicyclist-tom-palermo-grief-and-fury/) of Heather Cook who killed Tom Palermo. One...
05-21-16, 08:44 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 25,280
Posted By photogravity

Update From October 28, 2015

I know this thread is really old, but I was recently thinking about this tragedy and found this article on the Baltimore Brew. The whole incident is tragic, but I think what really angered me the...
Forum: Touring
05-20-16, 01:57 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,542
Posted By photogravity

Being a simple man, I like the simple definition...

Being a simple man, I like the simple definition found here (http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/humane): kind or gentle to people or animals

Unfortunately, there is more nuance to the word...
Forum: Touring
05-20-16, 01:40 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,542
Posted By photogravity

I am by no means defending tunaofthedirt, but we...

I am by no means defending tunaofthedirt, but we all make mistakes and err in judgment from time to time. Personally, I think that the time he's spent in jail is far more than what I believe to be...
Forum: Touring
05-20-16, 01:10 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,542
Posted By photogravity

As I've already said, animals are property. I...

As I've already said, animals are property. I sort of understand getting emotional about property - I find it upsetting when I have to put a pet down when it becomes apparent it is not going to get...
Forum: Touring
05-20-16, 11:57 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,542
Posted By photogravity

Admittedly the bison story is a stretch of logic....

Admittedly the bison story is a stretch of logic. My point is that animals aren't people. We don't know what they do or don't like. We can't always tell when they're in distress (the people thought...
Forum: Touring
05-20-16, 11:16 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,542
Posted By photogravity

That's a running dog! She just overdid herself....

That's a running dog! She just overdid herself. I'm sorry about your misfortune due to your lack of good judgment.

As far as dogs go, my younger brother used to have a black lab mix pull him...
04-20-16, 09:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 967
Posted By photogravity

The center to top measurement that Zaphod gave is...

The center to top measurement that Zaphod gave is to the top of the seat tube.

Based on my knowledge of tandems this would most likely work for you. Sizing a tandem is a little different than with...
03-22-16, 12:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,035
Posted By photogravity

:lol: Seems reasonable to me. After all, seems...

:lol: Seems reasonable to me. After all, seems like any sensible person would like minty fresh smelling tyres on their bicycle.
03-16-16, 07:48 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,653
Posted By photogravity

This!

This!
03-16-16, 04:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 855
Posted By photogravity

I was going to suggest the year of the Jag is the...

I was going to suggest the year of the Jag is the same as the year of the Raleigh since they are the same colour. Perhaps you can inquire of the seller what year the Jag is? Just saying'. :)
02-17-16, 06:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,370
Posted By photogravity

Yes, I'm still interested.

Yes, I'm still interested.
01-26-16, 01:21 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 34,785
Posted By photogravity

What fun is it if you can't complain about the...

What fun is it if you can't complain about the rules? Just saying'. :p
01-15-16, 05:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,370
Posted By photogravity

I'm in. At least 4 for me, but would get more if...

I'm in. At least 4 for me, but would get more if we can't meet the minimum.
01-01-16, 01:55 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,429
Posted By photogravity

Of course, it's most inappropriate because it was...

Of course, it's most inappropriate because it was taken in 2012 or 2013!
12-30-15, 02:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 475
Posted By photogravity

Paint the mudguards cream colour to match the...

Paint the mudguards cream colour to match the headtube. You'll have too much blue if you do the mudguards that colour too.
12-30-15, 01:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,904
Posted By photogravity

Whoah! You have a Riv? Nice! I've had opportunity...

Whoah! You have a Riv? Nice! I've had opportunity to compare recent vintage Rivs to Rene Herse cycles from the 40's and early 50's. Frankly, I think the Rivs are nicer. Just look closely at the...
12-30-15, 12:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,803
Posted By photogravity

I just realised that the chainset appears to have...

I just realised that the chainset appears to have the dustcaps missing. What's up with that? Do you have them?
12-30-15, 12:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,803
Posted By photogravity

I'm curious about the chainset and the...

I'm curious about the chainset and the chainguard. Would you be willing to pull them off and sell them separately? I've been looking for that exact TA chainset and a similar chainguard and have had...
11-27-15, 12:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,918
Posted By photogravity

That is a very neat stem and definitely one that...

That is a very neat stem and definitely one that I've not seen before now. BTW, the stem on the Norman Rapide was replaced by this one (https://flic.kr/s/aHskp4nsHD) a couple years back. It was a...
11-13-15, 02:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,685
Posted By photogravity

Paging puchfinnland who should have some good...

Paging puchfinnland who should have some good input on this. :)
11-13-15, 01:44 PM
11-13-15, 01:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,875
Posted By photogravity

If you can post some pictures of them, that would...

If you can post some pictures of them, that would be useful. Video showing the wobble would be even better. :)

EDIT: Nevermind... pictures posted before I responded. As far as I can see, I think...
11-05-15, 09:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,502
Posted By photogravity

Nice find. I always love those Norman chainrings....

Nice find. I always love those Norman chainrings. They are so cool. I'll be quite interested to see some closeup pictures of the components: pedals, rear hub, shifter, head badge, etc.
10-07-15, 09:42 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 9,739
Posted By photogravity

I was even more horrified by the di*k brakes!

I was even more horrified by the di*k brakes!
10-06-15, 08:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,004
Posted By photogravity

Have a ladies Packard bicycle that is very...

Have a ladies Packard bicycle that is very similar to that with the same design on the DT and TT, and similar (or even identical) fenders. It does not have that weird "fake springer" think that's on...
09-25-15, 05:41 PM
09-25-15, 08:00 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,494
Posted By photogravity

Ed. How did your visit to the police station go?...

Ed. How did your visit to the police station go? Any updates? Inquiring minds want to know.
09-06-15, 07:15 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,165
Posted By photogravity

Go High. Bacon Slicers....

Go High. Bacon Slicers. (http://velobase.com/ViewComponent.aspx?ID=aa86b3f2-547e-40d9-9acf-facf5c798eb5&Enum=110) Can't go wrong with 'em.

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09-06-15, 07:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,272
Posted By photogravity

You're singing my song. Quirky builds that work...

You're singing my song. Quirky builds that work really well are far better than a full gruppo build that is horrible to ride.
09-02-15, 09:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,886
Posted By photogravity

Mostly agree with this, though the Huret Jubilee...

Mostly agree with this, though the Huret Jubilee is one of the finest dérailleurs ever made.
08-06-15, 07:41 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 20,870
Posted By photogravity

USAZorro is probably correct that the question is...

USAZorro is probably correct that the question is largely unanswerable. With that said, the immediate Post-War period up until the early 1960s, for the most part at least, was a time when builders...
08-06-15, 04:16 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,986
Posted By photogravity

And then you can deal with the crazies there. :)

And then you can deal with the crazies there. :)
08-05-15, 04:37 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,784
Posted By photogravity

And they clean up the bike a lot also.

And they clean up the bike a lot also.
08-05-15, 04:32 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,784
Posted By photogravity

...and after that a single speed fixed gear...

...and after that a single speed fixed gear...
08-04-15, 11:09 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,784
Posted By photogravity

Something similar... I didn't downgrade my bike...

Something similar... I didn't downgrade my bike for more enjoyment, but I downgraded my entire collection for more enjoyment. :) I used to ride bicycles with 9-speed clusters and triple cranks. Now...
08-04-15, 05:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,288
Posted By photogravity

I was fully expecting you'd be posting one of...

I was fully expecting you'd be posting one of these in this thread. :)
08-04-15, 05:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,649
Posted By photogravity

Good point. :) I'm hoping the latter half of this...

Good point. :) I'm hoping the latter half of this year will be more productive for cycling activities than the first half.
07-26-15, 06:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,649
Posted By photogravity

Bad karma?

Bad karma?
07-21-15, 11:26 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,541
Posted By photogravity

A voice of reason. Excellent reason to perform...

A voice of reason. Excellent reason to perform the act.
07-21-15, 07:01 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,744
Posted By photogravity

Nah, it's definitely not a Confente. This may...

Nah, it's definitely not a Confente. This may seem blasphemous, but I've seen a couple Confentes in the flesh and, while nice, they did not seem to live up to the hype that surrounds them. A Herse...
07-21-15, 06:26 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,409
Posted By photogravity

I doubt you'd have been able to have gone that...

I doubt you'd have been able to have gone that far had you not eaten a goodly amount of powder coat before the ride.
07-21-15, 06:25 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,409
Posted By photogravity

Doc, your training regimen must be why you look...

Doc, your training regimen must be why you look "fresh as a daisy". Meanwhile, the expression on Prowler's mug pretty much says it all!
07-21-15, 06:09 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,276
Posted By photogravity

Hear, hear!

Hear, hear!
07-21-15, 06:05 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,744
Posted By photogravity

I've not sold anything on eBay, but buy stuff...

I've not sold anything on eBay, but buy stuff quite a bit. Lately I've purchased a number of vintage felt fedoras, some of which were not the advertised size. In one case when I contacted the seller...
07-21-15, 05:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,649
Posted By photogravity

But if you think a 57cm frame is a challenge, you...

But if you think a 57cm frame is a challenge, you should try a 56" frame. That's a whopping 142cm!
07-20-15, 05:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,649
Posted By photogravity

Holy moly! That is one HUGE bicycle! From the ad:...

Holy moly! That is one HUGE bicycle! From the ad: "56" frame". That thing is just over a foot shorter than I am tall!
07-20-15, 05:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 989
Posted By photogravity

For me, it's coton or leather tape. I've have...

For me, it's coton or leather tape. I've have cork on the Davidson tandem and don't much care for it. I'll probably wrap it with coton or leather in the future.
07-20-15, 05:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,258
Posted By photogravity

Nobody likes to [be] up the creak.

Nobody likes to [be] up the creak.
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