Cycling and bicycle discussion forums. 
   Click here to join our community Log in to access your Control Panel  


Go Back   > >

Classic & Vintage This forum is to discuss the many aspects of classic and vintage bicycles, including musclebikes, lightweights, middleweights, hi-wheelers, bone-shakers, safety bikes and much more.

User Tag List

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 03-30-14, 05:21 PM   #5101
scozim 
Ellensburg, WA
 
scozim's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Ellensburg, WA
Bikes: See my signature
Posts: 2,772
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Nice photos everyone. Kind of a cluster afternoon and no pics for me. I found out today the roads up in the hills/mountains behind us have been plowed out to get ready for crews to go in an plant trees to replace the ones lost in a wildfire a couple summers ago. I was stoked, pulled the Klein mtb off the wall, changed the front tire and headed up to the drop off point. I quickly realized the rear derailleur would only shift one gear and then wouldn't move. Grabbed the multi tool and loosened the cable at the derailleur. Once I determined it seemed to be jammed in the housing - probably an accumulation of grime/mud. I headed back to the shop to see if I could clean things up and get it to shift. No dice, just didn't want to work right. I grabbed a new cable and then couldn't figure out in my haste where the cable inserted into the Deore LX integrated brake lever/shifter. By then I was getting frustrated that I wasn't out riding. The wind was blowing hard which was why I wanted to escape to the hills. I ended up grabbing the Spectrum and going out to fight the wind for a brief 22 miler. While frustrating at the beginning at least I got a ride in and enjoyed some sun.
__________________
1984 Gitane Sprint; 1984 Gitane Tour de France;1982 Trek 610; 1980's Univega Supra Sport (fixie); 1975 Teledyne Titan; 1968 Peugeot PL8; ;1982 Nishiki Marina 12; 1972 Peugeot PX-10; 1987 Trek 800 Antelope (touring/commuting set up); 1981 Trek 510; 1993 Trek 950 mtb; 1996 Klein Pulse II mtb; 1997 Klein Pulse Comp mtb; 1989 Peugeot Limestone hybrid (for touring); 1989 Spectrum Titanium

Last edited by scozim; 03-31-14 at 08:18 AM.
scozim is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-30-14, 05:48 PM   #5102
Steve Whitlatch 
Senior Member
 
Steve Whitlatch's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Chicago area
Bikes:
Posts: 2,218
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by turky lurkey View Post
Really? Those pics you posted above look great. Very scenic. Maybe your desensitized to the beauty in your area.

The rest of the photos people have posted on this page are great as well though. Everybody is out enjoying spring.
That`s probably it. It`s 5 minutes from my house and where I ride all the time. I think I need a change of scenery.
__________________
My bikes: 1969 Witcomb - 1981 Miyata 912 - 1992 Schwinn Crosspoint - 2003 Schwinn Fastback Pro
Steve Whitlatch is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-30-14, 06:11 PM   #5103
gomango 
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: STP
Bikes:
Posts: 13,190
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
No pics again today.

We did the Grand Round, a 54 mile loop in Mpls.

My goal for the two days was to find big hills and attack them.

Well that and a 100 total miles for the two days.

Mission accomplished.

Fun stuff.
gomango is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-30-14, 07:19 PM   #5104
turky lurkey
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Bikes: 1986 Cannondale SR600, 1965 Schwinn Super Sport, 1973 Schwinn World Voyaguer, 1984 Specialized Stumpjumper, 1985 Specialized Rockhopper, 2002 Specialized Rockhopper, 1993 Univega Rover
Posts: 759
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Steve Whitlatch View Post
That`s probably it. It`s 5 minutes from my house and where I ride all the time. I think I need a change of scenery.
I grew up on the Oregon coast. As a kid I had no idea I lived in such a beautiful place. I couldn't wait to get out of there. After high school I moved to Hawaii where I lived for about 10 years, the last couple years I have been in Colorado (both beautiful places). Ever since I left Oregon, every time I go back to visit I marvel at the scenery there and wonder how I didn't notice it while I was living there. I guess my point is that sometimes all that's needed is a little different perspective! Maybe it has something to do with the fact that I am getting a little older but these days I feel like pretty much everywhere I go I notice natural beauty.
turky lurkey is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-30-14, 07:19 PM   #5105
Chrome Molly 
Senior Member
 
Chrome Molly's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Minnesota
Bikes: A minor embarrassment of riches
Posts: 2,483
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Despite being pulled into several other things, did my first road bike ride of the season today with 39 miles including many in the hills around Afton. Much better totals than last year at this time. The bike will need a good cleaning tomorrow.

Last edited by Chrome Molly; 03-30-14 at 07:29 PM.
Chrome Molly is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-30-14, 07:26 PM   #5106
turky lurkey
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Bikes: 1986 Cannondale SR600, 1965 Schwinn Super Sport, 1973 Schwinn World Voyaguer, 1984 Specialized Stumpjumper, 1985 Specialized Rockhopper, 2002 Specialized Rockhopper, 1993 Univega Rover
Posts: 759
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Chrome Molly View Post
Despite being pulled into several other things, did my first road bike ride of the season today with 39 miles including mainly in the hills around Afton. Much better totals than last year at this time. The bike will need a good cleaning tomorrow.
Cool! I'm glad everybody is having a good time outside these days. I got out for a 25 mile or so road ride today as well, it was pretty windy. But I had a blast climbing and descending hills on my '86 Cannondale.
turky lurkey is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-30-14, 08:02 PM   #5107
Lamplight
Senior Member
 
Lamplight's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Bellingham, WA
Bikes:
Posts: 2,772
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
FINALLY got to take decent ride! I didn't go far, but I definitely got a work out. Exploring some logging roads in the hills.

Attached Images
File Type: jpg DSCF8709copy.jpg (107.9 KB, 13 views)
File Type: jpg DSCF8711.jpg (103.9 KB, 521 views)
File Type: jpg DSCF8719copy.jpg (35.0 KB, 14 views)
File Type: jpg DSCF8720.jpg (77.8 KB, 10 views)
File Type: jpg DSCF8728.jpg (104.1 KB, 18 views)
File Type: jpg DSCF8732.jpg (102.9 KB, 516 views)
Lamplight is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-30-14, 09:30 PM   #5108
seedsbelize 
Senior Member
 
seedsbelize's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Tixkokob, Yucatán, México
Bikes: '84 Schwinn Letour Luxe, '87 Schw'inn Prelude, 91 Giant Yukon, 92 Schwinn Paramount PDG 5 unicrown, '93 Specialized Hardrock
Posts: 2,875
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Chrome Molly View Post
Despite being pulled into several other things, did my first road bike ride of the season today with 39 miles including many in the hills around Afton. Much better totals than last year at this time. The bike will need a good cleaning tomorrow.
Afton, Wyoming?
__________________



Quote:
Originally Posted by Kactus View Post
Flubber.
seedsbelize is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-30-14, 11:30 PM   #5109
Bogester
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Bikes:
Posts: 326
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
It was a Paramount weekend. Two nice rides meandering around Seattle. Yesterday was exciting....thunder, lightening and a downpour. Today was a rare dry March day...about flipping time!
Bogester is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-31-14, 05:57 AM   #5110
Chrome Molly 
Senior Member
 
Chrome Molly's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Minnesota
Bikes: A minor embarrassment of riches
Posts: 2,483
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by seedsbelize View Post
Afton, Wyoming?
Afton, Minnesota. Pictures from last summer.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg DSCN1275.jpg (102.3 KB, 6 views)
File Type: jpg DSCN1267.jpg (97.0 KB, 6 views)
File Type: jpg DSCN1595.jpg (103.9 KB, 11 views)
File Type: jpg DSCN1286.jpg (100.4 KB, 5 views)
Chrome Molly is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-31-14, 07:58 AM   #5111
Doolittle
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Bikes:
Posts: 60
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
First day of non-jacket weather called for a bike ride to the Leslie St. Spit.

Crummy, vintage bike (needs some love)



Still frozen.





Ceremonial tossing of the cinderblock.



What do you call a bunch of mediocre, vintage bikes? A gaggle?



20 kiloton airburst over Mimico.

Doolittle is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-31-14, 03:46 PM   #5112
R3tired 
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: toronto, canada
Bikes: '79 CIOCC, '80 Cinelli, '86 DeRosa, '93 Bianchi EL-OS, '13 Cervelo R3
Posts: 202
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
ok, the leslie st spit is just down the beach from me. but i didn't brave it - was too cold for me today. i did take the winter projects out for their first ride. Cinelli - awesome - i know it's physically not possible but i swear i was coasting uphill... a fine bike... CIOCC - also awesome - took it to the LBS and the bike dudes were all drooling... nice to know the young-uns appreciate the finer things... many nice days ahead...
__________________
As my old friend Al used to say... "I'm in pretty good shape, for the shape I'm in..."
R3tired is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-01-14, 05:18 PM   #5113
jimmuller 
What??? Only 2 wheels?
 
jimmuller's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Boston-ish, MA
Bikes: '73 Raleigh Carlton Gran Sport, '72 Peugeot UO-8, '82 Peugeot TH8, '87 Bianchi Brava, '76? Masi Grand Criterium, '87 Centurion Ironman Expert, '74 Motobecane Champion Team, '86 Gazelle champion mondial, '81? Grandis, and lots of uncertainty on some
Posts: 10,331
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
I got out for a ride after work today, 13.4 miles in just about one hour on the nose. It would have been faster but I spent a lot of time weaving my way around stopped rush hour cars who insisted on hugging the far right side of the road.

I had the Peugeot in the car, so on the way home I stopped by Bedford's Depot Park, rode out to Concord, up Monument Rd into the edge of Carlisle, back to Bedford on 255. It was a glorious ride. And we have a fine, fine, fine crop of pot holes this year! Fortunately I didn't bust a rim like when I rode the Peugeot a few weeks ago. The wheel I strung up a few days ago held up nicely.
__________________
Real cyclists use toe clips.
With great bikes comes great responsibility.
jimmuller
jimmuller is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-01-14, 06:41 PM   #5114
scozim 
Ellensburg, WA
 
scozim's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Ellensburg, WA
Bikes: See my signature
Posts: 2,772
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
First fixie ride for the Univega and rider. Brakeless on this one as I await my new front brake from the lbs.

It's sefinitely going to take some getting used to. But, hey, at close to 50 yo, better late than never on riding a fixie. As always the wind decided to howl right as I was getting ready to leave. I was a little worried about the 46-18 gearing in that situation and probably experienced the slowest cadence for me in awhile on the incline home into the wind. Overall, the bike rides great. The Vittoria Open Corso Evo CX are compliant and comfortable. The only thing I noticed is the cockpit is a little too compact so I'm going to put on a little longer stem

Too bad I didn't notice the original owner of the wheels installed the tires with the label on the opposite sides





Feeding time:

__________________
1984 Gitane Sprint; 1984 Gitane Tour de France;1982 Trek 610; 1980's Univega Supra Sport (fixie); 1975 Teledyne Titan; 1968 Peugeot PL8; ;1982 Nishiki Marina 12; 1972 Peugeot PX-10; 1987 Trek 800 Antelope (touring/commuting set up); 1981 Trek 510; 1993 Trek 950 mtb; 1996 Klein Pulse II mtb; 1997 Klein Pulse Comp mtb; 1989 Peugeot Limestone hybrid (for touring); 1989 Spectrum Titanium
scozim is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-01-14, 07:02 PM   #5115
Roger M
Senior Member
 
Roger M's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Snohomish, WA.
Bikes:
Posts: 1,917
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by scozim View Post



The bike looks great, Scott! A far cry from when I had it. nice work

Roger M is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-01-14, 08:45 PM   #5116
northbend 
Senior Member
 
northbend's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: North Bend, Washington State
Bikes: 1937 Hobbs; 1977 Bruce Gordon; Merckx MX Leader (Campy 10); Schwinn Paramount (Fixed gear); Fat City Yo Eddy (MTB), Alex Singer (allrounder)
Posts: 1,514
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Nice looking bike, scozim. I commuted today on my fixed gear. Here is a view just outside of Issaquah getting ready to go up the Preston Trail..
northbend is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-14, 06:24 AM   #5117
g eisler
Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Argyll, Scotland
Bikes: Tsunoda aero ax 1981, Ernie Clements gents racer with all sorts on it
Posts: 34
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
https://www.flickr.com/photos/122106...n/photostream/
red deer in pass of Brander
https://www.flickr.com/photos/122106...n/photostream/
Brander lodge, stopped for a pint
g eisler is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-14, 09:18 AM   #5118
Roger M
Senior Member
 
Roger M's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Snohomish, WA.
Bikes:
Posts: 1,917
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by northbend View Post
Nice looking bike, scozim. I commuted today on my fixed gear. Here is a view just outside of Issaquah getting ready to go up the Preston Trail..
That must be around or under I-90 east of town? I need to explore some of those trails down south in the future.

I got out and rode to the Sultan Bakery for a sugar fix, and then to Everett to meet up with my wife. The weather was a great start for April, upper 50s and some sun. The Spring colors are starting to pop up.







The Cheesecake wasn't as good as I'd hoped.



Hopefully this will be the new path that Extends the Centennial Trail down past my home and eventually connecting to the Sammamish River Trail system. We'll see..

Roger M is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-14, 09:27 AM   #5119
scozim 
Ellensburg, WA
 
scozim's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Ellensburg, WA
Bikes: See my signature
Posts: 2,772
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Sweet pics Roger!
__________________
1984 Gitane Sprint; 1984 Gitane Tour de France;1982 Trek 610; 1980's Univega Supra Sport (fixie); 1975 Teledyne Titan; 1968 Peugeot PL8; ;1982 Nishiki Marina 12; 1972 Peugeot PX-10; 1987 Trek 800 Antelope (touring/commuting set up); 1981 Trek 510; 1993 Trek 950 mtb; 1996 Klein Pulse II mtb; 1997 Klein Pulse Comp mtb; 1989 Peugeot Limestone hybrid (for touring); 1989 Spectrum Titanium
scozim is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-14, 10:09 AM   #5120
WNG
Spin Forest! Spin!
 
WNG's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Arrid Zone-a
Bikes: I used to have many. And I Will again.
Posts: 5,967
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by g eisler View Post

IMG_0067[1] par gavineisler, sur Flickr

What a wild photo! But the bike is wonderful. Shimano Ax and the aero frames from that era.
WNG is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-14, 12:09 PM   #5121
noglider 
aka Tom Reingold
 
noglider's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: West Village, New York City
Bikes: too many
Posts: 26,698
Mentioned: 3 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 11 Post(s)
I finished building my CAAD7 yesterday. Then I rode it to rehearsal. Parked it outside a restaurant for a bit. Someone stole it. So I rode it exactly once. Darn!

Here it is just before I took it out.

After the theft, I reported it to the police. I don't really expect to get it back, but I'll spread the word.

__________________
Tom Reingold, noglider@pobox.com
New York City and High Falls, NY
Blogs: The Experienced Cyclist; noglider's ride blog

Please email me rather than PM'ing me. Thanks.
noglider is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-14, 01:12 PM   #5122
seedsbelize 
Senior Member
 
seedsbelize's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Tixkokob, Yucatán, México
Bikes: '84 Schwinn Letour Luxe, '87 Schw'inn Prelude, 91 Giant Yukon, 92 Schwinn Paramount PDG 5 unicrown, '93 Specialized Hardrock
Posts: 2,875
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Sorry Tom
__________________



Quote:
Originally Posted by Kactus View Post
Flubber.
seedsbelize is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-14, 01:34 PM   #5123
scozim 
Ellensburg, WA
 
scozim's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Ellensburg, WA
Bikes: See my signature
Posts: 2,772
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Yeah, that really sucks. That was a nice looking bike.
__________________
1984 Gitane Sprint; 1984 Gitane Tour de France;1982 Trek 610; 1980's Univega Supra Sport (fixie); 1975 Teledyne Titan; 1968 Peugeot PL8; ;1982 Nishiki Marina 12; 1972 Peugeot PX-10; 1987 Trek 800 Antelope (touring/commuting set up); 1981 Trek 510; 1993 Trek 950 mtb; 1996 Klein Pulse II mtb; 1997 Klein Pulse Comp mtb; 1989 Peugeot Limestone hybrid (for touring); 1989 Spectrum Titanium
scozim is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-14, 01:45 PM   #5124
non-fixie 
Shifting is fun!
 
non-fixie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Rhine delta
Bikes: all the ones nobody else seems to want ...
Posts: 4,629
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Sorry Tom. Hope you'll get it back.
__________________
Wikkid Wrenching Widdim #61: Shank I Sheck (try taping your bars to this one :))
non-fixie is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-14, 02:24 PM   #5125
turky lurkey
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Bikes: 1986 Cannondale SR600, 1965 Schwinn Super Sport, 1973 Schwinn World Voyaguer, 1984 Specialized Stumpjumper, 1985 Specialized Rockhopper, 2002 Specialized Rockhopper, 1993 Univega Rover
Posts: 759
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by noglider View Post
I finished building my CAAD7 yesterday. Then I rode it to rehearsal. Parked it outside a restaurant for a bit. Someone stole it. So I rode it exactly once. Darn!

Here it is just before I took it out.

After the theft, I reported it to the police. I don't really expect to get it back, but I'll spread the word.

Oh man! I'm really sorry to hear that. Stupid thieves
turky lurkey is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 04:39 PM.