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04-18-21, 07:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 673
Posted By bargo68

I used to ride 28mm Gatorskins on my Surly Cross...

I used to ride 28mm Gatorskins on my Surly Cross Check as a commuter. I weigh 160-165 and I never put more than 80 psi in either tire. It was usually 70 F, 80 R. I moved on from them seeking an...
Forum: Commuting
04-17-21, 12:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 290
Posted By bargo68

Continental GP4S 32mm on my daily driver. Love...

Continental GP4S 32mm on my daily driver. Love em!
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04-16-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 24,559
Posted By bargo68

Thanks! :thumb: I recommend them with 100%...

Thanks! :thumb: I recommend them with 100% enthusiasm. If you choose to buy one, you will also be supporting a one man operation with quality product and service.
04-16-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 24,559
Posted By bargo68

While being neither C nor V, it is green. British...

While being neither C nor V, it is green. British Racing Green.


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04-09-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,382
Posted By bargo68

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04-08-21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,284
Posted By bargo68

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03-23-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 310
Posted By bargo68

My 2 cents; silver rims with silver group....

My 2 cents; silver rims with silver group. Matching black cages, bar tape and saddle. Black tires.
Boom!
03-22-21, 10:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 554
Posted By bargo68

Steven Segal. Oh, wait, what are you talking...

Steven Segal.

Oh, wait, what are you talking about again?
03-22-21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,221
Posted By bargo68

Sweet Jesus man, SYNTAX!

Sweet Jesus man, SYNTAX!
03-22-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,221
Posted By bargo68

This dude has been cluttering up SF Craigslist...

This dude has been cluttering up SF Craigslist with his tripe for about a year now. I was surprised to see him posting here to be honest.
03-14-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,013
Posted By bargo68

No choice for "I love the..." c'mon! ...

No choice for "I love the..."
c'mon!

...
03-13-21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 794
Posted By bargo68

This is the best place to start and some of the...

This is the best place to start and some of the wisest advice I've read on these forums points to this as being the best goal.
If you're out there riding and loving it, you are helping your heart...
03-07-21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 367
Posted By bargo68

Absolutely not. I have both, like both, but are...

Absolutely not. I have both, like both, but are in no way similar in regards to how they feel.
They make saddle covers specifically for the B17:

By Brooks...
03-05-21, 09:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 423
Posted By bargo68

REI house brand. Maybe made by Panasonic???

REI house brand. Maybe made by Panasonic???
03-05-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 7,739
Views: 2,129,461
Posted By bargo68

That drive train is blowing my mind! Does the...

That drive train is blowing my mind! Does the front derailleur work well?
02-27-21, 11:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 796
Posted By bargo68

Hey Soody, sorry to hear about your headset...

Hey Soody, sorry to hear about your headset issues. Here are some pix of my mid-90's Diamant. I got this from Craigslist about a year ago. This is the original build, and I have since fully torn it...
02-27-21, 11:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 681
Posted By bargo68

Beautiful bike! I ride by that mural 8 times a...

Beautiful bike!
I ride by that mural 8 times a week!
02-26-21, 05:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 396
Posted By bargo68

Wow! How'd I miss that! At least you have...

Wow! How'd I miss that!
At least you have nothing into it. A good 'practice' frame.
02-26-21, 04:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 396
Posted By bargo68

Looks like a model Ninety to me. It was their...

Looks like a model Ninety to me. It was their entry level road offering.
I don't know if it's the photo, but that rear triangle looks really widely spaced. Might wanna check the frame for alignment...
02-24-21, 11:02 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,974
Posted By bargo68

Smile and wave, boys.....

Smile and wave, boys.....
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,458
Posted By bargo68

Nope, sorry. I've used both and they couldn't be...

Nope, sorry. I've used both and they couldn't be more different. Panaracer GK slicks do ride wonderfully, but wear out very quickly. I was getting about 1000-1200 mile a tire (on 700 x 38's) until...
02-01-21, 07:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,019
Posted By bargo68

Rivendell Roadini has a pretty high stack. Not...

Rivendell Roadini has a pretty high stack. Not sure about the reach. Never seen a picture of one where the bars are lower than the saddle. With a Nitto Technomic you can get the bars up even higher...
01-29-21, 08:22 PM
Replies: 61,219
Views: 9,176,887
Posted By bargo68

Have you considered a career in diplomacy? ;)

Have you considered a career in diplomacy? ;)
01-29-21, 08:19 PM
Replies: 61,219
Views: 9,176,887
Posted By bargo68

4 brake pads for $79.96??? Hoods for$119.99??? ...

4 brake pads for $79.96???
Hoods for$119.99???

It's a little petty to carp about a stranger's misfortune, but it's also a little galling to see a total stranger get taken to the cleaners getting...
01-29-21, 03:02 PM
Replies: 61,219
Views: 9,176,887
Posted By bargo68

Agreed absolutely! I was wondering about if he...

Agreed absolutely! I was wondering about if he got gaffled on the refurb cost from the bike shop.
01-29-21, 12:41 PM
Replies: 61,219
Views: 9,176,887
Posted By bargo68

Just popped up on SF Craigslist: ...

Just popped up on SF Craigslist:

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/pen/bik/d/south-san-francisco-vintage-jack-taylor/7269595910.html...
01-28-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 575
Posted By bargo68

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01-28-21, 04:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 575
Posted By bargo68

Yeah, I love my bikes too but....

Yeah, I love my bikes too but....
01-28-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 575
Posted By bargo68

No bikes in the bedroom!

No bikes in the bedroom!
01-24-21, 11:38 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,012
Posted By bargo68

Yeah, my scant knowledge of the Move is through...

Yeah, my scant knowledge of the Move is through the much more obvious ELO connection. I've got some back catalog searching to do. Got a rainy day here in Nor Cal so I'm off to the YouTube!
Just to...
01-24-21, 11:05 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,012
Posted By bargo68

Dang! Thanks for schoolin' me!

Dang! Thanks for schoolin' me!
01-23-21, 11:17 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,012
Posted By bargo68

Like Robin Zander sez, "I'm a California man." ...

Like Robin Zander sez, "I'm a California man."
Anything below 30 F is a no go.
01-23-21, 09:33 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 7,121
Posted By bargo68

Drope the hamer. It's when your attack is so...

Drope the hamer.

It's when your attack is so badass you forget how to spell.
01-17-21, 08:57 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,250
Posted By bargo68

"Yo, you Angie, pick up that blood!"

"Yo, you Angie, pick up that blood!"
01-17-21, 06:25 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 21,942
Posted By bargo68

My midlife crisis bike. ...

My midlife crisis bike.

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Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-21, 12:42 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 18,501
Posted By bargo68

Covid gave me my best year yet. I'm still...

Covid gave me my best year yet. I'm still uncomfortable calling that a silver lining, however.

...
01-03-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,033
Posted By bargo68

If I'm really being honest.... ...

If I'm really being honest....

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01-01-21, 08:21 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,558
Posted By bargo68

For 2020: 6429 mi. 241859 ft elev. 409:10...

For 2020:
6429 mi.
241859 ft elev.
409:10 hrs.

Happy New Year all!
12-29-20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 22,092
Posted By bargo68

Mini/half fenders. Just.....why? ...

Mini/half fenders.
Just.....why?

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12-24-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 843
Posted By bargo68

Your best free option: earworm. ...

Your best free option: earworm.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earworm
12-17-20, 03:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,122
Posted By bargo68

I would not want it to be my gooch when that...

I would not want it to be my gooch when that thing decides to give way....
12-17-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 15,697
Posted By bargo68

Pre-Covid I was getting about 60-75 a week with a...

Pre-Covid I was getting about 60-75 a week with a short commute and a weekend ride. During Covid I upped it to 150-200 a week and have kept it there by doing a 50 mile round trip commute 4 times a...
12-14-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 9,332
Posted By bargo68

too soon.

too soon.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 19,980
Views: 4,354,287
Posted By bargo68

I wish! About 4/5 miles of my commute is through...

I wish! About 4/5 miles of my commute is through an industrial neighborhood with 5 train track crossings, sometimes heavy detritus (even in the middle of the lane) and I commute home after dark. This...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 19,980
Views: 4,354,287
Posted By bargo68

Gonna try the Flataways on these extra light Soma...

Gonna try the Flataways on these extra light Soma Supple Vitesses. My commuter has Gatorskins right now and I'm hankering for a softer, grippier ride. We'll see.

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Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 471,219
Posted By bargo68

The tank! ...

The tank!


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12-05-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,318
Posted By bargo68

California boy here and it's my first winter...

California boy here and it's my first winter commuting full time (50 mile round trip 4 x a week), but the temps when I set out are low 40's.
I love it! A little cold for the first 5 miles but once...
Forum: Foo
12-04-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 4,819
Views: 419,738
Posted By bargo68

Back at ya!

Back at ya!
12-02-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 411
Views: 40,127
Posted By bargo68

The Tank. ...

The Tank.

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Forum: Foo
12-02-20, 12:16 AM
Replies: 4,819
Views: 419,738
Posted By bargo68

Some shots from Rajasthan India, 2009. ...

Some shots from Rajasthan India, 2009.


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