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07-15-19, 01:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,098
Posted By Squeeze

Great bikes in this thread! I'm constantly...

Great bikes in this thread!

I'm constantly watching craigslist for nice vintage steel rigid 22.5" and 23" frames. The larger frames are few and far between, it seems...especially with their...
Forum: Foo
07-12-19, 01:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,265
Posted By Squeeze

I think it's the most annoying thing since "open...

I think it's the most annoying thing since "open office" layouts.
06-17-19, 12:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 694
Posted By Squeeze

Thanks, jadocs.

Thanks, jadocs.
06-17-19, 09:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 694
Posted By Squeeze

I am considering a small pickup as my next...

I am considering a small pickup as my next vehicle. I've seen those tailgate pads and have always wanted to ask this:

Do you just set the bike there and hope gravity keeps it in place, or do you...
06-12-19, 01:27 PM
Replies: 6,492
Views: 1,903,594
Posted By Squeeze

Thank you for sharing this information. I bet I'm...

Thank you for sharing this information. I bet I'm not the only one who learned from this.

I've heard of 1" threadless but haven't seen it before. Recently I was looking at a '95 Trek 990 in my...
06-11-19, 12:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 493
Posted By Squeeze

I had a problem installing a pair of their brake...

I had a problem installing a pair of their brake levers that I later realized might have been my fault due to my own inexperience with that kind of lever (VO City Brake Levers). They sent me another...
Forum: Foo
06-03-19, 02:18 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 10,798
Posted By Squeeze

https://www.cjr.org/business_of_news/florida-man-n...

https://www.cjr.org/business_of_news/florida-man-news.php ([url)

The link above is a Columbia Journal Review article titled Who is Florida Man?
Forum: Foo
06-03-19, 12:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,200
Posted By Squeeze

Well played! :thumb:

Well played! :thumb:
05-30-19, 02:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,097
Posted By Squeeze

Wow, sorry to hear this. He's my go-to guy on...

Wow, sorry to hear this. He's my go-to guy on YouTube for how-to videos.
05-24-19, 10:33 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,578
Posted By Squeeze

I'm in the same boat. I've often thought of...

I'm in the same boat. I've often thought of selling my road bike and my '90s drop-bar MTB and replacing them both a Black Mountain Cycles Monstercross with cantilever brakes.

I can't justify...
Forum: Foo
05-17-19, 09:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,219
Posted By Squeeze

:50: Yes! My elementary school was full of...

:50:

Yes! My elementary school was full of bionic kids at recess, moving around in slow motion and making "Ch-ch-ch-ch-ch-ch" sounds with our mouths.

Most of us somehow survived the Wheel O'...
04-25-19, 11:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,625
Posted By Squeeze

Cool! Will be watching as this progresses.

Cool! Will be watching as this progresses.
04-23-19, 02:14 PM
Replies: 6,492
Views: 1,903,594
Posted By Squeeze

Thanks @Nikola88...

Thanks @Nikola88 (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/nikola88-489767.html). Sounds like they're probably more trouble than they're worth, especially given the time and effort they would take to...
04-23-19, 10:43 AM
Replies: 6,492
Views: 1,903,594
Posted By Squeeze

Those look pretty cool as a low-dollar...

Those look pretty cool as a low-dollar alternative to bar-end shifters, "brifters", Genevalle, etc. Thanks for mentioning them. I don't think I've ever seen those before.

I see they're described...
Forum: Introductions
04-19-19, 01:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 466
Posted By Squeeze

Welcome, Ed! If you're scrounging for used...

Welcome, Ed!

If you're scrounging for used bikes, check out the two locations of Bikes Together in Denver. Both locations have tons of used parts and they also sell used but refurbished bikes....
04-19-19, 01:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 825
Posted By Squeeze

Pictures are mandatory on NBD! :thumb: I'm...

Pictures are mandatory on NBD! :thumb:

I'm not trying to change your mind about a new bike at all, but you might enjoy this thread with over 6000 posts, if you haven't seen it yet:...
04-18-19, 11:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 335
Posted By Squeeze

Double-grooved drop bars and bar-end shifters

I bought some drop bars at the local co-op that have cable grooves on the front and the back of the bars. I like to run bar-end shifter cables up to the stem under the handlebar tape, rather than...
Forum: Foo
04-17-19, 02:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,283
Posted By Squeeze

Tennessee Cheese Puffs? I think I saw them...

Tennessee Cheese Puffs?

I think I saw them play at the Hendersonville Hillbilly Hoedown back in ought-four.
Forum: Foo
04-16-19, 12:42 PM
Replies: 9,949
Views: 2,004,682
Posted By Squeeze

I wonder what the aftermath of that was. Did the...

I wonder what the aftermath of that was. Did the city simply take their boot back and move along to the next crime, or did they get the license plate number from their records of whom got the boot...
04-04-19, 01:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 951
Posted By Squeeze

I work in downtown Denver and it's pretty much...

I work in downtown Denver and it's pretty much the same these days. There's a Jimmy John's sandwich shop nearby, so I see those riders all the time, often wearing JJ jerseys, and also Door Dash...
04-04-19, 01:19 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 49,104
Posted By Squeeze

In 2017, I bought a cheap bike on craigslist to...

In 2017, I bought a cheap bike on craigslist to keep in my office downtown to ride at lunch. I commute by train, so I walk when I go anywhere for lunch and thought it would be fun to have a bike to...
04-03-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,232
Posted By Squeeze

Cool bike! Interesting shifter, too.

Cool bike! Interesting shifter, too.
Forum: Foo
04-03-19, 09:09 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,331
Posted By Squeeze

:thumb:

:thumb:
04-02-19, 04:31 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 22,531
Posted By Squeeze

That makes sense to me and sounds like business...

That makes sense to me and sounds like business as usual. I don't order things often from the internet or catalog companies but I know many people do and I wondered if that's how businesses do it now...
04-02-19, 10:37 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 22,531
Posted By Squeeze

A question for anyone "in the know" about modern...

A question for anyone "in the know" about modern business: Do dealers of products still have to meet minimum order requirements from distributors in order to get lower-than-retail prices? That's how...
03-25-19, 10:56 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,055
Posted By Squeeze

I've noticed that Trek in particular, but also...

I've noticed that Trek in particular, but also Specialized and some others, now put their brand name on the bike but not the model name. I wonder why they do that. It doesn't bother me at all, but...
03-19-19, 10:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 661
Posted By Squeeze

Here's a picture of Soma Sparrow bars with...

Here's a picture of Soma Sparrow bars with bar-end shifters, courtesy of @simmonsgc (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/simmonsgc-210999.html).

https://www.bikeforums.net/20681967-post26.html
...
03-19-19, 09:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 424
Posted By Squeeze

A couple of threads you may enjoy, if you haven't...

A couple of threads you may enjoy, if you haven't seen them already:

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/828426-show-your-vintage-mtb-drop-bar-conversions.html
...
Forum: Foo
03-18-19, 05:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,353
Posted By Squeeze

I found the new flavors of M&Ms for sale at a...

I found the new flavors of M&Ms for sale at a 7-11 convenience store in Denver today. They were on display up front by the cash register. Normally I wouldn't have noticed them, but the colors on the...
03-12-19, 05:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 950
Posted By Squeeze

They're everywhere in downtown Denver where I...

They're everywhere in downtown Denver where I work. There's a docking bike station one block away from my office, and Lime bikes and the newer red Jump bikes and others all over the sidewalks.

I'm...
03-11-19, 10:52 AM
Replies: 6,492
Views: 1,903,594
Posted By Squeeze

It looks right, too. Nice bike! :thumb:

It looks right, too. Nice bike! :thumb:
Forum: Foo
03-11-19, 10:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 579
Posted By Squeeze

Thanks for mentioning this. I didn't know that...

Thanks for mentioning this. I didn't know that existed.

Now, to figure out how I can use that for the greatest ill-gotten gains... :innocent:
Forum: Foo
03-04-19, 05:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 863
Posted By Squeeze

I'm certain I still have one in a box designed to...

I'm certain I still have one in a box designed to hold business cards that has all kinds of cards I didn't want to throw away at the time.
02-28-19, 11:02 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,080
Posted By Squeeze

Back into cycling after many years of not riding.

Back into cycling after many years of not riding.
Forum: Foo
02-27-19, 01:10 PM
Forum: Foo
02-15-19, 11:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,052
Posted By Squeeze

Same here. I've Googled my name before and...

Same here.

I've Googled my name before and gotten three pages about some European archduke from a couple centuries ago before I got to anything about me. I like it that way.

I've also never...
Forum: Foo
02-13-19, 01:45 PM
Replies: 7,972
Views: 705,673
Posted By Squeeze

They're almost out of gas and want to get to the...

They're almost out of gas and want to get to the filling station before they run out.
02-13-19, 10:40 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,383
Posted By Squeeze

Can't even tell what brand and model it is (from...

Can't even tell what brand and model it is (from the picture alone). Way too black for me, personally, but to each his own.
02-11-19, 11:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,311
Posted By Squeeze

OP, check out this thread, if you haven't...

OP, check out this thread, if you haven't already:

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/828426-show-your-vintage-mtb-drop-bar-conversions.html
Forum: Foo
02-08-19, 04:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 797
Posted By Squeeze

Fiberglass Burrito would make a good band name.

Fiberglass Burrito would make a good band name.
Forum: Foo
02-05-19, 05:54 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,194
Posted By Squeeze

https://i.redd.it/vsx8fk0ybre21.jpg

https://i.redd.it/vsx8fk0ybre21.jpg
Forum: Foo
02-04-19, 12:06 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,194
Posted By Squeeze

I've always thought customers should get a...

I've always thought customers should get a discount for using the self-checkout line.
01-31-19, 10:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 496
Posted By Squeeze

Zima? (sorry, I couldn't resist)

Zima?




(sorry, I couldn't resist)
Forum: Foo
01-22-19, 11:24 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,353
Posted By Squeeze

I'd try 'em. When do they go on sale in the US?

I'd try 'em. When do they go on sale in the US?
Forum: Foo
01-10-19, 10:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,585
Posted By Squeeze

I found a new action-adventure show called Flex...

I found a new action-adventure show called Flex Tape starring Phil Swift. He does all kinds of neat stuff like boating, off-roading, and fixing things around the house.

It's the best thing on TV...
Forum: Foo
01-10-19, 10:35 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,613
Posted By Squeeze

Go in late. Ask the guy at the desk if you can...

Go in late. Ask the guy at the desk if you can see the room first. When he shows it to you, offer $40 cash for him and another $20 for the maid. Tell him you don't need a key and you'll be gone by...
Forum: Foo
01-07-19, 03:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 821
Posted By Squeeze

Check out Ubuntu and Linux Mint. They are free...

Check out Ubuntu and Linux Mint. They are free operating systems that usually work well on older machines.

I haven't tried Mint, but have reformatted three old PCs to Ubuntu and got a little more...
12-19-18, 05:29 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,152
Posted By Squeeze

I know I have a roll of B&W film around here...

I know I have a roll of B&W film around here somewhere...
Forum: Foo
12-18-18, 06:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 784
Posted By Squeeze

http://atom.smasher.org/construction/construction....

http://atom.smasher.org/construction/construction.jpg.php?l1=Bike+lane&l2=closed+until&l3=Windy+comes&l4=back+to+Foo
Forum: Foo
12-13-18, 04:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,941
Posted By Squeeze

Those same people keep calling my 85-year-old...

Those same people keep calling my 85-year-old father about relief for his student loans.
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