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02-03-23, 02:25 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 4,727
Posted By SurferRosa

Sounds good. But what's the alcohol content? I...

Sounds good. But what's the alcohol content? I try not to drink anything under 7 percent.
02-03-23, 12:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 659
Posted By SurferRosa

:lol:

:lol:
02-02-23, 08:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 659
Posted By SurferRosa

or ... kick.

or ... kick.
02-02-23, 01:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 659
Posted By SurferRosa

When the front shifter and/or front derailleur...

When the front shifter and/or front derailleur stop working properly, don't disassemble them and try to correct the problem. Instead, live with it and ask bikeforums how to use the bike as it wasn't...
02-01-23, 09:27 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,636
Posted By SurferRosa

White Fizik Classic is easy to keep clean on a...

White Fizik Classic is easy to keep clean on a road bike if you wear half-finger gloves ... given you don't live in Death Valley.
02-01-23, 06:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 902
Posted By SurferRosa

<raises hand> Everything I put in the recycling...

<raises hand> Everything I put in the recycling bin is empty, clean and dry. And, yes, they do accept bike parts, like aluminum dork discs, steel seatposts, steel cranksets, steel bars...

But a...
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By SurferRosa

Yeah, taller than ... me! I'm not quite 5'11" and...

Yeah, taller than ... me! I'm not quite 5'11" and shrinking fast. :D :cry:
Replies: 6
Views: 134
Posted By SurferRosa

If 32h, I would think the hubset would be worth...

If 32h, I would think the hubset would be worth more than the wheels ... unless you can find that one right buyer in a local, big market sale.
02-01-23, 10:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 753
Posted By SurferRosa

+1 Definitely sounds like a kludge.

+1 Definitely sounds like a kludge.
02-01-23, 10:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 176
Posted By SurferRosa

I've never ordered direct, but they did promptly...

I've never ordered direct, but they did promptly reply to my email concerning the availability of gum hoods.
01-31-23, 11:26 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,636
Posted By SurferRosa

Do everybody a favor. When you're responding to...

Do everybody a favor. When you're responding to big quotes, especially those with photos, crop the stuff out that people don't need to see again. Come on, it's right there in the post directly above....
01-31-23, 10:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 519
Posted By SurferRosa

Love the hair extensions.

Love the hair extensions.
01-31-23, 09:58 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,636
Posted By SurferRosa

Brooks microfiber (below). What you don't see is...

Brooks microfiber (below). What you don't see is all the time it took to wrap. You do see some loose looking tape. Looks and feel like a cheaper copy of Fizik.
...
01-31-23, 09:41 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,636
Posted By SurferRosa

That was my experience with the Brooks...

That was my experience with the Brooks microfiber. Waaaay too thick.
01-31-23, 05:55 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,636
Posted By SurferRosa

Do you think it's "difficult to wrap"? :wtf: ...

Do you think it's "difficult to wrap"? :wtf:

Maybe he's talking about some thick stuff I don't know about.
Replies: 9
Views: 249
Posted By SurferRosa

I would part that one out in a heartbeat....

I would part that one out in a heartbeat. Dreadful color, but someone out there will want that frame.
01-31-23, 12:15 PM
Replies: 1,959
Views: 417,648
Posted By SurferRosa

Wednesday?? It's Tuesday! ...

Wednesday?? It's Tuesday!

https://i.pinimg.com/236x/5e/61/2a/5e612a4af48c34fae327c4ed58c9f99c--ride-a-bike-bicycle-girl.jpg
01-31-23, 11:42 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,636
Posted By SurferRosa

No, I'm saying, after using Fizik Classic, why...

No, I'm saying, after using Fizik Classic, why use anything else? It's the best! :thumb:
01-31-23, 11:08 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,636
Posted By SurferRosa

:lol: Why would I want to try any tape other...

:lol:

Why would I want to try any tape other than Fizik? Please don't answer. It's rhetorical. There is no need to be literally and scientifically precise with any bikeforum bar tape opinion,...
01-31-23, 10:52 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,636
Posted By SurferRosa

I'll give you "subjective," but not...

I'll give you "subjective," but not "meaningless."

Brooks microfiber (not leather) is way too thick. Looks stupid.
01-31-23, 10:29 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,636
Posted By SurferRosa

The best and best looking tape is Fizik classic...

The best and best looking tape is Fizik classic microfiber.
01-31-23, 02:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 784
Posted By SurferRosa

How big is your jersey? :lol: ...

How big is your jersey? :lol:

https://images.immediate.co.uk/production/volatile/sites/21/2019/08/SAF-lock-in-hands-cb3ad45.jpg
01-30-23, 09:22 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,026
Posted By SurferRosa

Old is fine. Even great. But clunky is never...

Old is fine. Even great. But clunky is never accepted. Always rid the clunk.
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By SurferRosa

I think $700 in that condition would be a good...

I think $700 in that condition would be a good buy for someone like me ... but taller.

Would be a really fun project to rebuild with new consumables. But then, you wouldn't want to sell.
01-30-23, 06:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 223
Posted By SurferRosa

Where are the clips and straps? Pedal dust cap? ...

Where are the clips and straps? Pedal dust cap? Are these for riding or just for taking nds pics? :p
01-30-23, 04:19 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,317
Posted By SurferRosa

Depends on the city and the shop. Norman, OK, not...

Depends on the city and the shop. Norman, OK, not so much.

Boomer Sooner!
01-30-23, 09:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 744
Posted By SurferRosa

That bb shell does not like being included in...

That bb shell does not like being included in this thread.
01-30-23, 02:32 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 4,727
Posted By SurferRosa

siap ... But what if it's not so much that...

siap ... But what if it's not so much that cycling has a drinking problem, but that drinking has a cycling problem?
01-29-23, 11:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 458
Posted By SurferRosa

"I think we're getting into a weird area here." ...

"I think we're getting into a weird area here."

https://y.yarn.co/92ad585b-349f-477c-b691-23a2064a6100_screenshot.jpg
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01-29-23, 08:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,317
Posted By SurferRosa

Bring back the gibbeting cage!

Bring back the gibbeting cage!
01-29-23, 05:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 847
Posted By SurferRosa

And cotton; it folds over on itself if you do the...

And cotton; it folds over on itself if you do the figure 8.
01-29-23, 02:29 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,290
Posted By SurferRosa

I try! And it's not just the polish; that's...

I try!

And it's not just the polish; that's easy enough to fix with a simple wipe down. It's the brake track of my rims! (And the overall health of the bike.)
01-29-23, 01:38 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,290
Posted By SurferRosa

You often ride in the rain though, right? I...

You often ride in the rain though, right? I don't. Mine are easy to maintain. I guess ymmv.
01-29-23, 01:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,221
Posted By SurferRosa

Bring back the gibbeting cage!

Bring back the gibbeting cage!
01-29-23, 12:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 498
Posted By SurferRosa

It might be okay. I think it just depends on the...

It might be okay. I think it just depends on the particular project. If you really want to try it, I would err on the shorter side.

I'm not sure I buy that simplicity is a benefit, although you...
01-29-23, 12:26 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,290
Posted By SurferRosa

The only time I can think it's bad form is if...

The only time I can think it's bad form is if there is a beautiful anodization already on the component, and it just suffers from a couple scrapes, like toe strap rub.

There are some components,...
01-28-23, 07:24 PM
Replies: 20,007
Views: 2,527,865
Posted By SurferRosa

1982 Miyata 912 along my most basic Seattle loop...

1982 Miyata 912 along my most basic Seattle loop (Greenwood->N. Lake Union ->UW->Ravenna->Green Lake)
...
01-28-23, 12:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 364
Posted By SurferRosa

First of all, you have a 5-speed freewheel, not a...

First of all, you have a 5-speed freewheel, not a cassette.

Also note that the old school 2x5 gearing were always called "10-speeds," not because they provided 10 different gear combinations, but...
01-27-23, 07:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,032
Posted By SurferRosa

As they say, you get what you pay for. :lol:...

As they say, you get what you pay for.

:lol:

btw, that's the product of my Android phone's free Google Photos app and 10-second index finger "markup" (hardly Photoshop).
01-27-23, 03:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,032
Posted By SurferRosa

​​​​​My hose must be bigger than yours. :innocent:

​​​​​My hose must be bigger than yours. :innocent:
01-27-23, 01:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,032
Posted By SurferRosa

Or just spray paint it.

Or just spray paint it.
01-27-23, 01:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,032
Posted By SurferRosa

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1440x1080/side_45_large_645394252ec24a1892e93532b1f8f23f567f1469_2_a5289d25b25b6ce8ba35ed45bef024e07ded0e84.jpg


:D
01-27-23, 03:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By SurferRosa

Google Lens thinks they're Planet X Ultra Light.

Google Lens thinks they're Planet X Ultra Light.
01-26-23, 10:32 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 4,727
Posted By SurferRosa

*drunk

*drunk
01-26-23, 07:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 233
Posted By SurferRosa

:mad:

:mad:
01-26-23, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 233
Posted By SurferRosa

Attn: Mr. 66, if you're interested in picking up...

Attn: Mr. 66, if you're interested in picking up that Schwinn, I could sure use that white Vetta saddle. :D
01-26-23, 05:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 233
Posted By SurferRosa

Assume you're in Seattle. Calling Dfrost. He...

Assume you're in Seattle. Calling Dfrost. He volunteers at Bike Works.
01-26-23, 05:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 171
Posted By SurferRosa

I use the same $8 Sears socket set that my dad...

I use the same $8 Sears socket set that my dad gave me when I was 10 years old, which is kind of cool. I think it's the only physical thing I have from him (RIP).

I've only added one socket, which...
01-26-23, 04:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 736
Posted By SurferRosa

Ok. Thanks. Ignore list updated.

Ok. Thanks. Ignore list updated.
01-26-23, 02:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 736
Posted By SurferRosa

:lol: :wtf: This helps explain the op....

:lol: :wtf:

This helps explain the op. Thanks. :thumb:
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