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06-04-19, 10:21 PM
Replies: 26
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Posted By Salamandrine

Yes it is. Safety levers! Actually it could be a...

Yes it is. Safety levers! Actually it could be a Schwinn or something from that era as well. Kind of hilarious. The illustration was probably done by a young person with talent and skills but little...
05-23-19, 10:31 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 23,276
Posted By gomango

I couldnít agree more. I thought it, you...

I couldnít agree more.

I thought it, you said it.
05-21-19, 04:44 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 10,171
Posted By tashi

If an entire generation is being rude to you, it...

If an entire generation is being rude to you, it might not be them that's the problem.
05-21-19, 02:12 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 10,171
Posted By iab

I can't tell, are you being serious? Because...

I can't tell, are you being serious? Because saying I haven't been ghosted by ******** from every generation would just be bull****.
05-20-19, 05:24 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 23,276
Posted By KonAaron Snake

On the one hand...at the end of the day, itís not...

On the one hand...at the end of the day, itís not about how the bike looks, itís how it rides. I like my CF bikes, and disc brakes are pretty darn sweet! I like the handlebar position on my black...
05-20-19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,396
Posted By repechage

Someone set him straight as to the decade of the...

Someone set him straight as to the decade of the bike...it has been "upgraded"... 50" very early 60's for the frame?
Should have found a bike that took 700c to begin with as any racer in the "20's"...
05-20-19, 09:50 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 23,276
Posted By Phil_gretz

This is a pretty epic first post/rant that hits...

This is a pretty epic first post/rant that hits many of the old classic rants of the past. Well done!

takes on these:

BSO - "old Walmart bike"
LBS denied service - "bike shop mechanic......
05-13-19, 01:40 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 23,276
Posted By browngw

One of our local shops sells Giant bikes....

One of our local shops sells Giant bikes. Generally solid reliable and good value (I have a couple) but hardly awe inspiring. When the owner brought in a new younger mechanic he seemed totally...
05-11-19, 03:52 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 23,276
Posted By canklecat

I'm lucky to have a nearby LBS that's one of the...

I'm lucky to have a nearby LBS that's one of the oldest in the area, still owned by the same guy for 30+ years. While they'll happily sell new Treks, the owner and manager will equally happily...
05-11-19, 02:49 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 23,276
Posted By canklecat

Me looking down on my own old frame... ...

Me looking down on my own old frame...
...
05-11-19, 02:47 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 23,276
Posted By mstateglfr

1- if a mechanic refused to work on your bike due...

1- if a mechanic refused to work on your bike due to its perceived resale value, then don't shop there again and let the shop manager know you won't shop there again.
2- biopace is a long standing...
05-11-19, 02:12 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 23,276
Posted By BFisher

Gotcha. :thumb: Good luck with the build and...

Gotcha. :thumb:

Good luck with the build and the travels!
05-11-19, 11:52 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 23,276
Posted By lasauge

I'm going play devil's advocate here - yes, the...

I'm going play devil's advocate here - yes, the many posts in this thread pointing out how silly it is that some cyclists look down on nice older bikes just because they're old are correct, and I...
05-10-19, 06:56 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 23,276
Posted By Loose Chain

OP, I would not worry about it. Even the C&V...

OP, I would not worry about it. Even the C&V people look down on my selections. Guerciotti SLX (20.5) are junk, old Pinarellos (20.0 with titanium cog) are noodley, GTs (18.0) are cheap aluminum,...
05-10-19, 12:36 PM
05-10-19, 12:28 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 23,276
Posted By ryansu

As others have said welcome. I used to worship at...

As others have said welcome. I used to worship at the altar of speed and thought the only bike worth having was a high zoot road race bike. I was in the look down crowd. Then one day I realized being...
05-10-19, 11:14 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 23,276
Posted By base2

I'm not sure I ever got the whole people looking...

I'm not sure I ever got the whole people looking down on old bikes thing...There was this one time I was chastised in the frame builders forum for puting effort into a Schwinn Varsity, but in real...
05-10-19, 06:47 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 23,276
Posted By j.scud.22

+1 on Shimano Biopace - I think it works...

+1 on Shimano Biopace - I think it works brilliantly on my touring bike. To me, they just feel great and it's bombproof.

Chalk the rest of it up to western society's obsession with monetizing...
05-10-19, 06:17 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 23,276
Posted By wrk101

+10 Just tell them you are being green. ...

+10 Just tell them you are being green.

Personally, I like the negative comments. It just tells me how stupid the person is, and I can add them to the ignore list.

Negative comments from idiots...
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