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10-10-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 445
Posted By DiegoFrogs

Ratty functional bikes are the best thing in the...

Ratty functional bikes are the best thing in the world.

Most people walk right on by. There are a small number of us that stop and appreciate them _without_ bolt cutters.
10-09-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 445
Posted By 52telecaster

My beater Raleigh competition

This was in pretty rough shape when I got it... The only reason I could afford it. I have it riding quite well now and I love the bike. I especially like the rattiness of it. It's pretty light and...
10-06-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,810
Posted By Sy Reene

meh.. 100 yrs. big deal. I only ride in...

meh.. 100 yrs. big deal. I only ride in Mesopotamian linen
09-11-21, 02:43 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,999
Posted By pepperbelly

thanks, but now I’m worried about my socks.

thanks, but now I’m worried about my socks.
09-04-21, 06:39 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,182
Posted By daverup

Most of the bikes around this forum were built as...

Most of the bikes around this forum were built as well engineered, simple, long lasting machines. With new tech, the manufacturers have delivered high performance and high cost, not very simple, not...
08-29-21, 04:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 686
Posted By DorkDisk

Start with wheels. Stock are 1900g, look for...

Start with wheels.
Stock are 1900g, look for <1500g ones.
08-23-21, 05:57 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 6,785
Posted By Phil_gretz

A $3.6 Billion pharmaceutical market might throw...

A $3.6 Billion pharmaceutical market might throw shade on this statement. Just sayin'...
08-22-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,059
Posted By SurferRosa

In summary Use a portable/frame pump if you...

In summary

Use a portable/frame pump if you ...
- dislike paying for air
- are He-Man
- can show off a sweet matching frame pump
- ride on fat tires
- stop to help the helpless
- like...
08-22-21, 07:32 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,072
Posted By Germany_chris

I have the same two I had in the other thread

I have the same two I had in the other thread
08-18-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,252
Posted By Phil_gretz

I'd been looking for a way to introduce the term...

I'd been looking for a way to introduce the term "sperm tubes" into everyday conversation. Now I've found it. Thanks!
08-13-21, 06:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,313
Posted By CAT7RDR

Keep your composure and soldier on.

Keep your composure and soldier on.
08-05-21, 09:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 671
Posted By Viich

Just shift into the small ring before the hill if...

Just shift into the small ring before the hill if you're going to need it to get up (assuming there isn't a flatter spot to sneak a shift in) and accept that you're going slow on the approach to the...
08-03-21, 11:15 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,986
Posted By unterhausen

I'm going to start a poll about changing the...

I'm going to start a poll about changing the title of this thread to "It is spelled brakes."
07-28-21, 09:49 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,923
Posted By caloso

Roundabouts seem to be like the metric system and...

Roundabouts seem to be like the metric system and universal healthcare: Americans can’t seem to figure them out even though it’s just normal everywhere else in the world.
07-20-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,256
Posted By ChamoisDavisJr

Know how I know you don't know **** about racing?...

Know how I know you don't know **** about racing?


How many sprints have you contested?


There's something "fishy" about this thread. And here I am....on this Troll's line like a good sucker.
07-18-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,890
Posted By Drillium Dude

Exactly. Let's all enjoy some nice things :) ...

Exactly. Let's all enjoy some nice things :)

Top of Colnago's line in 1983, the Nuovo Mexico - the pantographing puts it over the top of all my other rides:
...
07-18-21, 11:56 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,890
Posted By SurferRosa

:rolleyes: I wish I could participate! Mine...

:rolleyes:

I wish I could participate! Mine all seem to be one notch below the "top of the line." :cry: After I'm done with them though, they're pretty darn close... :thumb:
07-14-21, 08:52 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 7,550
Posted By kingston

Use an epilator. It hurts more.

Use an epilator. It hurts more.
07-09-21, 08:35 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,144
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...I currently own two 80's SC's. Just...

.
...I currently own two 80's SC's. Just repainted one of them a beautiful shade of Naples yellow, with a slight surface iridescence. So I am safe from whatever the rich Americans decide to do with...
07-08-21, 07:28 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,593
Posted By 10 Wheels

Get some lights and Start about 4:30 AM be...

Get some lights and Start about 4:30 AM be finished at 10 or 11.
07-05-21, 02:15 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,725
Posted By ClydeClydeson

2 inch tread cond. shoes Pull here, lift here,...

2 inch tread cond. shoes
Pull here, lift here, jack here, Jack.
And 'Motion Control' trucks
06-29-21, 12:01 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,173
Posted By canklecat

Be sure to look over your shoulder often and give...

Be sure to look over your shoulder often and give the look to approaching cyclists, or cyclists you've just passed.

No cyclist can resist the look. It's like shave and a haircut to a toon.
...
06-28-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,173
Posted By seypat

It's got a good beat and you can dance to it....

It's got a good beat and you can dance to it. I'll give it a 90. Nice effort.
06-28-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,173
Posted By Bah Humbug

Am I not “racy” enough?

Every morning (almost literally) I wake up, put on spandex, and go out riding one of my “Tour de France-type” drop bar bikes. Every day I pass flat bar bikes of all sorts - mountain, hybrid,...
06-27-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,531
Posted By Koyote

Do you really not know how to use Google, or were...

Do you really not know how to use Google, or were you just looking for an excuse to post a photo of your bike?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 2,900
Views: 385,090
Posted By Andy Somnifac

That should be a tattoo.[/color]

That should be a tattoo.[/color]
06-03-21, 07:28 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 9,490
Posted By xiaoman1

I'll take this....thank you! ...

I'll take this....thank you!
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This is what I would...
06-03-21, 04:02 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 9,490
Posted By The Golden Boy

I had a really nicely worded, community oriented...

I had a really nicely worded, community oriented explanation of why I thought the brifter forum was not the best idea- and then I read Wildwood's post and it pissed me off. **** that. I have enough...
06-03-21, 01:59 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 9,490
Posted By Darth Lefty

bikeforums.net/Road Bikes From When No One Was...

bikeforums.net/Road Bikes From When No One Was Buying Road Bikes And Everyone Was Buying Mountain Bikes Until Lance Came Along.html
06-01-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,122
Posted By SurferRosa

Yeah, but are you super cute? With the 105...

Yeah, but are you super cute?

With the 105 headset, nice crankset and rear derailleur, this is the perfect bike to part out. Sell the frame for $10 to somebody who wants to learn how to build one...
05-31-21, 09:58 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 10,226
Posted By jingy2

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In under the wire! I never knew 531 day was a thing until tonight!
05-28-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 751
Posted By polymorphself

juvela Is like one of those bots on Redd*t that...

juvela Is like one of those bots on Redd*t that just knows everything and automatically responds. Good stuff.
05-28-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,340
Posted By botty kayer

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05-27-21, 09:01 PM
Replies: 7,268
Views: 731,269
Posted By malcala622

Fahrenheit531 Those look near new. Nice buy...

Fahrenheit531 Those look near new. Nice buy :thumb:
05-24-21, 10:28 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,222
Posted By franswa

Just built this one up last week. I know this sub...

Just built this one up last week. I know this sub forum has some appreciation for Somas

...
05-19-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,837
Posted By Rolla

I don't think being careful has anything to do...

I don't think being careful has anything to do with it.
05-13-21, 02:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,390
Posted By Retro Grouch

Which one appeals to you more? Try to negotiate...

Which one appeals to you more? Try to negotiate the price downward and just buy it.

My personal recommendation is to do the least You can to get it rideable and just ride it. The value in owning...
04-27-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,193
Posted By Rolla

I'm 61, and I ride about 4000 miles a year on my...

I'm 61, and I ride about 4000 miles a year on my three singlespeeds -- on road, trail, and gravel. I've raced singlespeed MTB, CX, and BMX. It's not always the right tool for the job, but that's part...
04-15-21, 07:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 971
Posted By WhyFi

One of the effects of rim/tire weight that's...

One of the effects of rim/tire weight that's often ignored on BF is just how much it impacts handling and feel. Our spinning wheels act like wheels in a gyroscope - the heavier wheel and the faster...
04-05-21, 08:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,465
Posted By chaadster

I gotta say, most of the threads on the topic are...

I gotta say, most of the threads on the topic are rubbish, and I’ve seen a lot of them over the course of my +12 years on BF. I say this because it was only this year that I saw someone suggest...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,875
Posted By WhyFi

If there aren't any curves, I grab two handfuls...

If there aren't any curves, I grab two handfuls of copper, get aero and let it happen.
03-31-21, 12:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,281
Posted By rccardr

But seriously, much respect for your interest in...

But seriously, much respect for your interest in this leriod, these frames and bikes, and your ability to source, photograph, and explain them for our edification.o
03-31-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,316
Posted By tomato coupe

Can lighter and stiffer bike make climbing...

Can lighter and stiffer bike make climbing significantly faster?

Nothing you can buy will make you significantly faster.
03-27-21, 03:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,587
Posted By JohnDThompson

It's "mods" versus "rockers," still. ...

It's "mods" versus "rockers," still.

https://www.morebikes.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/sites/46/2014/07/Replica-of-Jimmys-scooter-in-the-film-QuadropheniaC.1966-Lambretta-LI150-Series-3-Scooter-2.jpg
03-27-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,659
Posted By Reynolds

Fork looks bent. Otherwise, that'll buff right...

Fork looks bent. Otherwise, that'll buff right off.
03-25-21, 10:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 503
Posted By P!N20

Not an issue. I wouldn't use the mismatched...

Not an issue. I wouldn't use the mismatched wheelset.
03-21-21, 04:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By SurferRosa

New, all-chrome Sunrace freewheel, kool-stop...

New, all-chrome Sunrace freewheel, kool-stop brake pads and either sram or kmc 8-speed chain ... all from eBay. Add Pasela tires from the least expensive place you can find on the internet.
03-21-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 480
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

My AD Superleight project coming together......

My AD Superleight project coming together... 11-48t microshift cassette with advent x RD with a 46t chainring. no idea how this is going to ride, but beer and covid season can produce some weird...
03-18-21, 10:27 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,363
Posted By Rolla

After the first two, the word got out. ...

After the first two, the word got out.

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03-18-21, 02:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 721
Posted By due ruote

The blue doesn't work for me. Yellow is kind of...

The blue doesn't work for me. Yellow is kind of obvious I guess, but it's sometimes hard to match, and the wrong shade always looks sort of pathetic to my eye. I would probably just go with black to...
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