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02-16-19, 11:18 AM
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Posted By madpogue

Only one that comes to mind at exactly $50:...

Only one that comes to mind at exactly $50: https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1143467-what-trek-do-i-have.html...
02-16-19, 11:06 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 22,878
Posted By madpogue

Why would you "not like to say it"? Seems like a...

Why would you "not like to say it"? Seems like a compliment to me. I'll take the "pulled out of the junkyard" look of a C&V MTB over the... how did one poster put it recently... "a dog pooping" look...
02-15-19, 06:06 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 8,108
Posted By madpogue

Nope, playing herself as a guest on the Sammy...

Nope, playing herself as a guest on the Sammy Maudlin Show. Plugging her (fictional) new film "South Sea Sinner". William B played a "clip", which turned out the be the whole movie (much to Betty's...
02-15-19, 05:44 PM
Replies: 49,693
Views: 6,255,521
Posted By madpogue

Yeah, why do they remind me of giant Razor...

Yeah, why do they remind me of giant Razor scooter wheels?.....
02-15-19, 04:46 PM
Replies: 16,972
Views: 2,541,358
Posted By madpogue

^^^^ Bet a nickel there's a piece of gas pipe...

^^^^ Bet a nickel there's a piece of gas pipe beneath all those spacers, butted up against the actual steerer tube.

The table is more C&V than the bike......
02-15-19, 04:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 748
Posted By madpogue

^^^^^ And you didn't replace the "(blah blah)...

^^^^^ And you didn't replace the "(blah blah) RAPID FIRE (blah blah) chainstay protector? :eek:

KIDDING!!! NIce build and cool it could go to someone deserving. Dunno about elsewhere, but for some...
02-15-19, 04:08 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,163
Posted By madpogue

All the time! I'll hit, say, the trigger under...

All the time! I'll hit, say, the trigger under the bar, and there's nothing there. Why not? Because today's ride has thumbies, dummy.....
Forum: Commuting
02-15-19, 03:34 PM
Replies: 15,111
Views: 10,800,162
Posted By madpogue

^^^^ Cool how you skate the edge of "period",...

^^^^ Cool how you skate the edge of "period", with the klunker bar on the threadless stem. Thumbies and brass bell sorta tip the scales.

Speaking of thumbies, what do you think of those...
02-15-19, 02:59 PM
02-15-19, 02:33 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 15,261
Posted By madpogue

Fixed.... ;)

Fixed.... ;)
02-15-19, 12:18 PM
Replies: 49,693
Views: 6,255,521
Posted By madpogue

^^^^^ +1; all the bandwidth and new "G"s in the...

^^^^^ +1; all the bandwidth and new "G"s in the world won't help us convey irony any better online. I shoulda passed this one through my "is this a joke?" filter.....

Anyway, dam-skippy that's a...
02-15-19, 11:12 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 8,108
Posted By madpogue

No, but Betty Thomas is tall enough for it, and...

No, but Betty Thomas is tall enough for it, and she once sang on SCTV.
02-15-19, 10:42 AM
Replies: 49,693
Views: 6,255,521
Posted By madpogue

+1; didn't we just have this convo on another...

+1; didn't we just have this convo on another thread? I'm still :foo: where the idea came from that zip-ties are so :eek:, since, given this is the C&V section, at the time any bike that's relevant...
02-14-19, 08:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 748
Posted By madpogue

Bigger than 17" with that straight top tube. I...

Bigger than 17" with that straight top tube. I reckon 19". Not my favorite shifters / brake levers for that era, but that Exage driveline is nice enough.

Original tires? My 'Hopper had Specialized...
Forum: Commuting
02-14-19, 08:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 479
Posted By madpogue

An Ortleib pannier won't keep your lunch from...

An Ortleib pannier won't keep your lunch from leaking onto your clothes, or your tablet/laptop, or the like.
Forum: Commuting
02-14-19, 08:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 479
Posted By madpogue

Why yes, thanks.

Why yes, thanks.
02-14-19, 05:08 PM
Replies: 16,972
Views: 2,541,358
Posted By madpogue

Headtube has the cool "depot" logo; would make an...

Headtube has the cool "depot" logo; would make an interesting pen holder (or maybe part of a DIY hookah.....).
02-14-19, 04:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 748
Posted By madpogue

^^^^ Yup, yucky pictures, yummy bike! Last...

^^^^ Yup, yucky pictures, yummy bike! Last summer/fall was all either road construction or flooding (sometimes both!), so my old 'Hopper was my commuter of choice. It hopped, and it rocked!

The...
Forum: Commuting
02-14-19, 12:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 479
Posted By madpogue

I use glass mason type jars with metal lids. I...

I use glass mason type jars with metal lids. I don't microwave. I transport them in an insulated zippered lunch tote with a freezer pack. They've only leaked when I don't screw the jar lid down...
Forum: Commuting
02-14-19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 666
Views: 284,461
Posted By madpogue

^^^^^ +1; I vaguely recall reading that the LHT...

^^^^^ +1; I vaguely recall reading that the LHT is actually a geometry-clone of a '90s Trek, maybe the 730 or 750. So maybe the Atlantis is actually the direct Trek clone, and the LHT is a...
Forum: Commuting
02-13-19, 04:43 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,238
Posted By madpogue

Quite a few, actually. Until the wrecking ball...

Quite a few, actually. Until the wrecking ball comes, that eyesore of a parking ramp (background in the photos) is THE major facility for car commuters between the Capitol and Lake Monona, and that...
02-13-19, 02:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 739
Posted By madpogue

Seems like a Firenze find sparks a new thread, or...

Seems like a Firenze find sparks a new thread, or a zombie re-reanimation, every couple months. Must be about that time....

I believe JohnDThompson has some intel on Detel.

I swear, if they...
02-13-19, 12:49 PM
Replies: 16,972
Views: 2,541,358
Posted By madpogue

^^^^^^ /thread. I honestly don't know what could...

^^^^^^ /thread. I honestly don't know what could top (bottom) this.

So how many accidental hits does the ad get based on searches for "huge rack"?.... (And I don't mean antlers....)
Forum: Commuting
02-13-19, 12:31 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 5,494
Posted By madpogue

That was Mother Nature congratulating you on a...

That was Mother Nature congratulating you on a milestone. Good to hear you're back in the saddle again....

AM commute - 20F-ish, clear and sunny, but fresh cover from overnight. Cross streets were...
02-13-19, 08:49 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 8,108
Posted By madpogue

Correct! And nice topic-save; way to keep the...

Correct!
And nice topic-save; way to keep the ball in play....
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