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06-11-21, 05:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 162
Posted By sdn40

"But on rough roads, the 564 shines. Here, the...

"But on rough roads, the 564 shines. Here, the frame mutes vibrations that rock my steel steed."

Interesting
06-07-21, 09:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 581
Posted By sdn40

I think the Trek headquarters is near Madison...

I think the Trek headquarters is near Madison with a museum of sorts that offer tours.
06-07-21, 05:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 581
Posted By sdn40

If you're a beer fan - sample a Spotted Cow - or...

If you're a beer fan - sample a Spotted Cow - or anything else from the New Glarus menu.
06-05-21, 02:21 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 6,701
Posted By sdn40

I guess Mr Bike Forums has to ask himself how...

I guess Mr Bike Forums has to ask himself how many members he is willing to lose by banishing content to a Siberia sub-forum on the hopes it may someday grow big enough to serve a real purpose and...
06-05-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 6,701
Posted By sdn40

What makes C & V great is the people, not the...

What makes C & V great is the people, not the title of the sub-forum.
Very accepting group who allow all ideas, regardless of title. Not sure why you would mess with that
People ask their...
05-29-21, 06:45 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,181
Posted By sdn40

The proportions thing is real, especially for...

The proportions thing is real, especially for taller riders. For some, the tall head tube just throws off the look of the bike. It's probably why a lot of tall riders are on the lookout for a...
05-27-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 211
Posted By sdn40

Purple is underrated.

Purple is underrated.
05-25-21, 10:18 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,761
Posted By sdn40

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1600x1066/34420390190_a23dc687fa_h_e724d8bc1fe63682b19514b70c5c59039da6bfbc.jpg
05-10-21, 10:43 PM
Replies: 62,163
Views: 9,411,973
Posted By sdn40

Sirrus with a mix of Dura-Ace and Mavic....

Sirrus with a mix of Dura-Ace and Mavic. Surprised it hasn't been grabbed to part out.

https://greenbay.craigslist.org/bik/d/wrightstown-road-race-bike/7315951571.html
...
12-17-20, 04:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,666
Posted By sdn40

As I've said for a couple years now, for the...

As I've said for a couple years now, for the general public, it's all about brifters. Another year means the prices on the older brifter bikes will be closer to vintage downtube shifter bikes. If...
09-17-20, 05:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,070
Posted By sdn40

The dreaded abrupt right turn that transports...

The dreaded abrupt right turn that transports your life into slow motion
09-05-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,114
Posted By sdn40

I came away with the opposite feeling. He is...

I came away with the opposite feeling.
He is fully admitting that the stove is hot - and not to touch it. So unless a 5 year old has an ebay account, his pitiful attempt at reverse psychology will...
07-27-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 7,831
Views: 2,189,926
Posted By sdn40

Classic case of Craigslist ad that said blue bike...

Classic case of Craigslist ad that said blue bike and white bike for sale. No pics
I took the white one for $35
...
06-29-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,377
Posted By sdn40

Can I get you a bottled water ? Maybe some...

Can I get you a bottled water ? Maybe some Tic-Tacs ? Definitely need your address to send a Christmas Card and some chocolates.
I just went to a website and bought a constellation in your name - I...
06-14-20, 05:00 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,843
Posted By sdn40

because n-1 would be depressing

because n-1 would be depressing
06-12-20, 10:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 976
Posted By sdn40

I know that trick. Better check to be sure the...

I know that trick. Better check to be sure the whole magazine is bike related
06-12-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By sdn40

Late Night Facebooking - Nishiki Competition

As evidence by this thread, I have stopped buying stuff.
Browsing Facebook Marketplace at 2a.m. and this popped up. It's not my fault because I wasn't specifically searching for bikes. I paid the...
05-31-20, 06:34 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,871
Posted By sdn40

That's correct. While not a problem in this...

That's correct. While not a problem in this forum, for the most part, the gap is shortening in price. And 99% of the public will choose the brifter bike.
05-28-20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,871
Posted By sdn40

With careful planning, you could do whatever you...

With careful planning, you could do whatever you wanted to the Cannondale and still come in under the cost of the Vitus ....... if that's your thing. That's what I did to this Criterium. I would have...
01-17-20, 11:44 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,564
Posted By sdn40

Older bike with downtube shifters for $200 or...

Older bike with downtube shifters for $200 or newer brifter bike for $200 ? 99% take the brifter
12-20-19, 10:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,695
Posted By sdn40

I really like mine. The aluminum looks like its...

I really like mine. The aluminum looks like its made from turquoise thread. Stunner in the sunlight
...
12-01-19, 07:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,842
Posted By sdn40

Someone was probably paid a billion dollars to...

Someone was probably paid a billion dollars to decide for us. What size is shown in the brochures ?
10-31-19, 11:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 711
Posted By sdn40

Yikes on that seatpost clamp bolt

Yikes on that seatpost clamp bolt
10-31-19, 02:40 AM
Replies: 9,809
Views: 1,044,480
Posted By sdn40

The OG --- $125 ...

The OG --- $125
https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1296638680519052/
...
09-30-19, 12:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,010
Posted By sdn40

Old school: Here's your 1 bike. Don't say I never...

Old school: Here's your 1 bike. Don't say I never gave you anything. Don't come back for 4 years. I coat my chain in tar. Damn flies. Ehhhh, the headset is fine, it's not grinding yet. Form follows...
09-29-19, 07:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,010
Posted By sdn40

GCN -Original 7-Eleven Merckx Team Bike

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xHaz8iPCJOY
09-26-19, 06:22 AM
Replies: 525
Views: 105,261
Posted By sdn40

If the small sample of the pictures is any...

If the small sample of the pictures is any indication, I would find a friend or a co-op. Rear derailleur needs a little attention too. Without seeing other pictures, I think the safe assumption is...
09-02-19, 11:42 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,207
Posted By sdn40

The best value by far is to swap the parts over...

The best value by far is to swap the parts over and then sell the frame. Depending on your area, selling the PD7 as is won't get you anywhere close as you are then in the parts seeking market - which...
08-26-19, 03:41 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 129,160
Posted By sdn40

I don't understand the problem. Can you not say...

I don't understand the problem. Can you not say "weeeeeeeeeeeeeee ?"
08-23-19, 07:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,132
Posted By sdn40

Sandpaper is the last resort, and personally, I...

Sandpaper is the last resort, and personally, I wouldn't use it unless glued to a pencil eraser for spot work. The imperfections are below the level of the paint so sandpaper is gonna take off too...
08-18-19, 03:12 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,197
Posted By sdn40

And if you have the Criterium, I think you can...

And if you have the Criterium, I think you can add quick to the fast. Pro tip, don't forget the pedals.
...
08-15-19, 02:15 PM
Replies: 62,163
Views: 9,411,973
Posted By sdn40

https://appleton.craigslist.org/bik/d/fond-du-lac-...

https://appleton.craigslist.org/bik/d/fond-du-lac-trek-foil-66d/6957404266.html

https://images.craigslist.org/00b0b_4Pn46pB5wNz_1200x900.jpg
07-31-19, 05:13 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,378
Posted By sdn40

I'm not a timeline expert but didn't Schwinn sell...

I'm not a timeline expert but didn't Schwinn sell boat anchors with crappy proprietary cranks for a premium price for a very long period of time ? They didn't put out a better product until they were...
07-27-19, 06:24 PM
Replies: 1,050
Views: 218,087
Posted By sdn40

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x768/dsc04270_0f7aa47d4413b97e36586cae7d56daadade76005.jpg
07-27-19, 05:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,484
Posted By sdn40

Mark me down for nothing at all. Trapping...

Mark me down for nothing at all. Trapping moisture, dirt, shavings, etc is about the worse thing you can do. Unless the surface is spotless (impossible in these cases), I would rather leave well...
07-26-19, 08:08 PM
Replies: 62,163
Views: 9,411,973
Posted By sdn40

https://milwaukee.craigslist.org/bik/d/greendale-s...

https://milwaukee.craigslist.org/bik/d/greendale-shogun-katana/6941801176.html

https://images.craigslist.org/00K0K_4qInnDjP7vi_1200x900.jpg
07-18-19, 06:13 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,649
Posted By sdn40

Easy to want heads to roll from the safety of a...

Easy to want heads to roll from the safety of a keyboard. After a cool down period the OP has taken into account personal relationships and accountability on his part as well (no matter how small). ...
07-14-19, 09:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,208
Posted By sdn40

Because somebody has to be "that guy" Edit:...

Because somebody has to be "that guy"

Edit: But seriously, working in Architecture, I can say no one here has the first darn clue. What's the vibe of the place when standing in the middle of the...
07-14-19, 03:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 876
Posted By sdn40

That should clean up nice. I'd bet it's an easy...

That should clean up nice. I'd bet it's an easy $20 on the bay. More if it was red
07-14-19, 03:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 876
Posted By sdn40

Don't discount the Cannondale bag. Depending on...

Don't discount the Cannondale bag. Depending on which one and the condition, you may have got the bike for $20 if you follow my drift
07-14-19, 11:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,521
Posted By sdn40

<<< Brewer fan since birth. Listened to Uecker on...

<<< Brewer fan since birth. Listened to Uecker on an old clock radio in my youth when games were rarely on TV. His calls are legendary and he is beloved by fans and players alike.
07-09-19, 10:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,635
Posted By sdn40

Ahhh, the good ole days when a kid would be...

Ahhh, the good ole days when a kid would be mesmerized by that until running into the back of a parked car. Good times.

Now there's 20,000 apps for that and it's no big deal.
07-09-19, 09:38 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,301
Posted By sdn40

The vintage landscape has changed a ton. Bikes...

The vintage landscape has changed a ton. Bikes that would sell on the first day are sitting. Of course, this is a regional observation on my part.
Here's my story on the above bike by the picture...
07-08-19, 04:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,301
Posted By sdn40

I gotta say. If that's the market in Nebraska,...

I gotta say. If that's the market in Nebraska, I'm gonna rent a semi - go on a spending spree here, and drive out there to make $10,000 tax free
07-02-19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,962
Posted By sdn40

The chain looks like it's from the 50's if it...

The chain looks like it's from the 50's if it makes you feel any better :)
06-30-19, 12:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,619
Posted By sdn40

Probably means he's a flipper. And since he...

Probably means he's a flipper. And since he didn't bother to even give it a bath, don't be afraid to make an offer accordingly. Totally depends on your market - but no way that bike gets $200 where...
06-24-19, 01:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,565
Posted By sdn40

Fill dent with wood glue - cover with sticker -...

Fill dent with wood glue - cover with sticker - genius !!
06-23-19, 03:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,485
Posted By sdn40

Thanks for all the info thus far guys. I did post...

Thanks for all the info thus far guys. I did post in the touring forum as well.
I come at this from a camping background and interestingly enough, in a day where 20 pound Coleman camp stoves are...
Forum: Touring
06-23-19, 02:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,596
Posted By sdn40

Thanks for all the comments thus far. I've read...

Thanks for all the comments thus far. I've read every word. I'm a researcher and like to have a handle on things before moving forward, and then move forward with a purpose and reason. Coming from a...
06-20-19, 01:44 AM
Replies: 62,163
Views: 9,411,973
Posted By sdn40

I already have the twin frame in white with red...

I already have the twin frame in white with red lettering sitting in the basement awaiting inspiration. I was going to do some white racks and make a stormtrooper tourer but cooled on that idea. The...
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