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09-04-13, 08:28 PM
Replies: 32
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Posted By olds cool

Here is his truck. ...

Here is his truck.

http://www.baynews9.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article.html/content/news/articles/bn9/2013/9/3/bicyclist_dies_as_a_.html
09-04-13, 08:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,549
Posted By olds cool

This one hits close to home for me having met Rob...

This one hits close to home for me having met Rob when he first came down here. This whole story is heart wrenching.
09-04-13, 08:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,549
Posted By olds cool

I was just saying that to my wife.

I was just saying that to my wife.
09-04-13, 01:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,549
Posted By olds cool

Look closely at the video and you can see one of...

Look closely at the video and you can see one of his lights still flashing. Please don't defend some drunken fool who left someone for dead.
Forum: Foo
09-04-13, 07:26 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,081
Posted By olds cool

It get so hot it burns off the chrome finish.

It get so hot it burns off the chrome finish.
09-04-13, 06:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,112
Posted By olds cool

Did he buy it from that shop on Gulf to Bay in...

Did he buy it from that shop on Gulf to Bay in Clearwater lol.
JK but they have been known to do this.

Seriously, unless his torso is much shorter then his legs, its sounds a bit on the small...
09-04-13, 06:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,549
Posted By olds cool

If the fool would have reported it, a life may...

If the fool would have reported it, a life may have been saved. Sad day here. Im calling DUI.
Forum: Introductions
09-04-13, 06:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 214
Posted By olds cool

Welcome from St Pete. I have ridden many miles on...

Welcome from St Pete. I have ridden many miles on the Pinellas Trail.
09-04-13, 06:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,179
Posted By olds cool

That's how it works here. I managed Play it Again...

That's how it works here. I managed Play it Again Sports here in Florida back some time ago, which basically is a second hand dealer. We had to fill out the same pawn slips as the pawn shops. One day...
09-04-13, 05:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,549
Posted By olds cool

They got him. ...

They got him.
http://www.baynews9.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article.html/content/news/articles/bn9/2013/9/3/bicyclist_dies_as_a_.html
Replies: 13
Views: 1,250
Posted By olds cool

Actually it looks like the frame is buckled right...

Actually it looks like the frame is buckled right under the down tube sticker.
09-03-13, 06:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,191
Posted By olds cool

This is getting all to common. I wonder if the...

This is getting all to common. I wonder if the fatality hit and run here in Pinellas County was a possible DUI.
09-03-13, 03:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,549
Posted By olds cool

RIP Rob.

RIP Rob.
09-03-13, 07:43 AM
Replies: 6,554
Views: 1,549,461
Posted By olds cool

Love the smoke paint job! We sold a lot of these...

Love the smoke paint job! We sold a lot of these back in 1990 at World Cycle. I had a Red 89 el cap back then but sold it.
09-03-13, 07:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,856
Posted By olds cool

They are. This must have a Cinelli BB shell.

They are. This must have a Cinelli BB shell.
Forum: Foo
09-03-13, 07:17 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,022
Posted By olds cool

1969 Lincoln complete with suicide doors. I...

1969 Lincoln complete with suicide doors. I wasn't quite close enough on the parallel park but she passed me anyway.
09-03-13, 07:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,549
Posted By olds cool

Yeah this sucks. Right in my back yard pretty...

Yeah this sucks. Right in my back yard pretty much. I worked at Ride and Roll last year for a bit and met Rob.
Forum: Introductions
09-02-13, 08:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 173
Posted By olds cool

Welcome from St.Pete

Welcome from St.Pete
09-02-13, 07:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,335
Posted By olds cool

I was going to say velo cals but noticed they...

I was going to say velo cals but noticed they don't list any.
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-02-13, 07:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 898
Posted By olds cool

Unfortunately the dust on my bike is from non...

Unfortunately the dust on my bike is from non use. Our humidity during the summer months is too much for my candy arse.
09-02-13, 07:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,221
Posted By olds cool

Pedal as high a cadence as your body can handle....

Pedal as high a cadence as your body can handle. 100 rpm is pretty fast in the big ring.
Forum: Introductions
09-02-13, 07:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 179
Posted By olds cool

Welcome.

Welcome.
09-02-13, 06:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 598
Posted By olds cool

Also check that you are not pulling the valve...

Also check that you are not pulling the valve stem to tight into the rim hole. This will cause the tube to not seat into the tire once inflated.
09-02-13, 06:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,487
Posted By olds cool

Very cool. My wife lets me do overhauls on the...

Very cool. My wife lets me do overhauls on the kitchen counter when needed.
09-02-13, 06:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,017
Posted By olds cool

Its pretty simple. I like to start from the...

Its pretty simple. I like to start from the bottom with most padded tapes. It holds the bar better at the bends from hand pressure due to the overlap. Just leave about 3/4 of an inch to tuck under...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-02-13, 06:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 898
Posted By olds cool

I dust off my bike and start riding again. ...

I dust off my bike and start riding again.

Im in west central Florida. lol
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-13, 06:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,706
Posted By olds cool

Even better is Frank(who I worked for) rode with...

Even better is Frank(who I worked for) rode with and knows Nelson Vails from the early days back in Brooklyn. Nelson was in the movie Quicksilver which stared...wait for it...... Kevin Bacon.
Dam I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-13, 06:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,706
Posted By olds cool

I worked at a shop owned buy Frank Lopez who...

I worked at a shop owned buy Frank Lopez who raced with George Hincapie who raced with Lance so I guess im in.
08-28-13, 08:50 AM
Replies: 13,513
Views: 2,716,358
Posted By olds cool

Found this TREK 560 at my local flea market a few...

Found this TREK 560 at my local flea market a few weeks ago. $50 seemed fair.
08-27-13, 11:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,788
Posted By olds cool

I just do some bicycle repair and restoration...

I just do some bicycle repair and restoration work over off 95th st. Not far from the KOA.

Low tide is another not so pleasant ride across.
08-25-13, 07:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,788
Posted By olds cool

I know where this bridge is. My repair shop is...

I know where this bridge is. My repair shop is about a mile from it.
08-14-13, 01:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,912
Posted By olds cool

My first road bike was a 84 Benotto 800, I...

My first road bike was a 84 Benotto 800, I upgraded to a 3000 which I still have.
08-13-13, 07:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,665
Posted By olds cool

I have noticed that Geoff. Wasn't trying to be a...

I have noticed that Geoff. Wasn't trying to be a copycat, its just what popped into my head at the time.:beer:
Replies: 5
Views: 905
Posted By olds cool

I agree guys. I had first put 3-5 but was being...

I agree guys. I had first put 3-5 but was being conservative. I love the Superbe stuff. I bought my 57cm tange model off fee bay last year for 425.
08-13-13, 01:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,018
Posted By olds cool

Long live the pier. I have ridden many miles in...

Long live the pier. I have ridden many miles in that area.
Replies: 5
Views: 905
Posted By olds cool

Cool bike. I have one of the Tange ones and one...

Cool bike. I have one of the Tange ones and one of the Reynolds 531. Value in that size maybe 2-4 hundred.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-13, 11:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,865
Posted By olds cool

Assuming your bike is properly fit to you. I see...

Assuming your bike is properly fit to you. I see you mentioned saddle height but theres alittle more to it.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-13, 11:19 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 8,627
Posted By olds cool

Yeah I've heard them all.lol I know and have...

Yeah I've heard them all.lol I know and have trained a sales staff in every aspect of sales from opening question to confirmations and invitations. Some people have the sales knack, some don't. Not...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-13, 11:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,041
Posted By olds cool

Wasn't that John Howard behind the jet car?

Wasn't that John Howard behind the jet car?
08-13-13, 11:07 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,744
Posted By olds cool

Actually putting wrong skewers in is not that...

Actually putting wrong skewers in is not that uncommon. If the shop is busy or untidy which might go hand in hand, they might have just grabbed what caught there eye first. Or another situation is a...
08-13-13, 10:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,430
Posted By olds cool

We sold hundreds of those at World Cycle/Spoke...

We sold hundreds of those at World Cycle/Spoke Shop back then. Which if your in the TB area it was probably sold by one of them. Typical Peugeot feel for their mid range stuff and a light bike for...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-13, 10:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,041
Posted By olds cool

Mythbusters proved they can be fatal.

Mythbusters proved they can be fatal.
08-13-13, 10:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,522
Posted By olds cool

Sure it could. How fast was he going? Even at 20...

Sure it could. How fast was he going? Even at 20 mph a speed wobble could make you fall. Which could happen if the spoke broke on a low count wheel.
Replies: 9
Views: 746
Posted By olds cool

52 sounds good. Are your legs and torso...

52 sounds good. Are your legs and torso proportioned? Once you get a good frame size you can adjust/change the stem length to accommodate your upper body.
Replies: 9
Views: 746
Posted By olds cool

Make sure whatever you get fits you. That's the...

Make sure whatever you get fits you. That's the first rule when buying used. Whats your inseam measurement?
08-13-13, 09:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,665
Posted By olds cool

That's an early one. Check this one out I just...

That's an early one. Check this one out I just aquired. Its the trophy for 73:D
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-13, 09:41 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 8,627
Posted By olds cool

I will say it takes a people person to...

I will say it takes a people person to own/run/work a shop. Then theres everything else that comes with it. I get along with most people who aren't super heroes but 30 years of "Im just looking" by...
08-13-13, 09:22 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,744
Posted By olds cool

How true.

How true.
08-13-13, 09:20 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,744
Posted By olds cool

Most shops around here will try to sell you...

Most shops around here will try to sell you everything you don't need.
08-12-13, 12:27 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,720
Posted By olds cool

Can you put a value on youre improved health?...

Can you put a value on youre improved health? That being said, lighter weight usually means less material, less material means less durable. But not in all cases.
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