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    Hi southpawboston,

    With your load carrying skills I reckon you would walk into a carrier job in India or China. The bike looks great by the way.

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    Yes I like the bike. Care to share some details?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gary Fountain View Post
    The bike looks great by the way.
    Quote Originally Posted by XR2 View Post
    Yes I like the bike. Care to share some details?
    Thanks! It's my Jeunet 630 converted to pseudo-porteur by addition of rack, fenders and porteur rack, and conversion from 2x5 to 1x5 gearing. Jeunet was a French production bike that was made for just a couple of years in the early 70s. Full Reynolds 531 DB frame, very light. I have a flickr set for this bike.
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    Is there a pic of the finished pvc rack someplace? I've been told I have two months to make room in the garage for the car.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jbkirby View Post
    Wow, it hurts to see that image! How I wished I had listened to my father when he advised me to lock up my Varsity 40 years ago. The kid offering to rake leaves returned that night, and took it.
    Old Varsities are pretty common, you know. Get another one.
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    Quote Originally Posted by treebound View Post
    Is there a pic of the finished pvc rack someplace? I've been told I have two months to make room in the garage for the car.
    This is the inspiration behind me stopping and picking up those PVC pieces:

    http://www.bogley.com/forum/showthre...ike-Rack-*NEW*
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    ^ Thanks,I have been thinking of building a rack for the kids scooters and bikes and that looks like it will do both.

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    had to run to the post office today to send a long delayed crankset to nlerner and mail some letters.



    wow, that is a very uninteresting picture.



    stopped over at the park to get a crappy pic of one of the griffen cannons.





    the bikes that i've ridden so far today are starting to pile up next to my house. That other one is my around town beater that I was leaving at the train station for a while.


    in a bit i'll be riding my third bike of the day when i take my 3 year old to REI on the xtracycle.
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    From this AM's jaunt. I was originally headed to Pebble Beach, but the WxSW wind along the shoreline changed my mind, so after rounding the peninsula I doubled back and headed for cover along the rec trail.

    Santa Rosalia keeping watch over Monterey Bay




    Cormorants hanging out on the aged ruins of a sardine cannery


    At the Custom House Plaza

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    Was heading out to ride after a long day in the car for work today when my wife pulls up and says "uh, who's taking the boy in for his meeting?" Crud, there went the ride (I'll go the gym instead). However, I had to organize and clean the shop/office since some company will be staying in it this weekend. Suddenly I thought I'd be safer with a lock on the door so my wife doesn't come upstairs. There's still four bikes (including 2 projects) downstairs.

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    today started with a ride on my beater to the coffee shop to do some work. Mid day was a jaunt on the "Taylor" to run some errands. It ended with a 35 mile ride on the xtracycle with my son to REI. It was mostly on a bike path next to the schuykill river. Notice how where I'm riding was under at least 10 feet of water a few days ago, from Irene.
    look at the dirty leaves:



    my two year old spent 4 hours in the saddle and loved every minute of it.



    getting dark coming home. The last few miles of the path are through the woods and was pitch black. Good thing I had a headlight.

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    And I parked the car right about.........there.
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    My daughter and I stopped to watch the bats over the pond as it was getting dark yesterday. It is really hard to photograph bats in flight. Still....


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    I rode to the hospital at the top of a big hill. There's no bike parking there, so I tied it to a bench.

    You don't read my signature anyway, do you?

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    Hurricane Irene knocked down trees, which pried up the sidewalk rather easily. Here, the tree is chopped off the base, but the sidewalk repair is going to be a job. This is near my home.

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    Ride last evening with a buddy.

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    I really enjoy this thread. Thanks, Brian!
    You don't read my signature anyway, do you?

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    Unable to sleep. I had too much of this tonight...


    Espresso @ Home by WNG555, on Flickr

    Probably head down to the garage for some wrenching since it's cooler outside.
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    leftthread, that's a great photo.

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    Quote Originally Posted by scozim View Post
    So you are the one driving up the price on the Avocet O2 saddle.

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    Thanks guys.

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    I'll play.

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    I saw this on ebay. It's from the 90's.

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    Had a group ride to Cooper's BBQ for lunch. Coming back to the bike shop, we had to go through the tunnel under the train tracks which led to this interesting effect.
    I stop for people / whose right of way I honor / but not for no one.



    Originally Posted by bragi "However, it's never a good idea to overgeneralize."

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    OK kind of the antithesis of C&V, so don't taze me . I actually remembered to bring a camera with me and took my son to a local MTB/cross festival on a BoyScout camp. I had wanted to demo a basic 29er to see what all the hype is about, as well as scope out the C group cyclocross race to see if there were people as slow as me (it seems that there are ) We also watched the 7-8 kids MTB race, which was a hoot. The girls pretty much crushed the boys, which my daughter just loves...now we need to start looking for a 20"MTB for her. My son wanted to do the 11-12 race, but we had time pressure to get to his football game.
    I got to demo a Specialized S-Works hardtail 29er. Simply amazing compared to my nearly C&V bike. It felt like it weighed maybe 14 oz, and allowed me to scale vertical cliffs in the big ring. Not sure about Sram shifters, or if it's worth more than my car, motorcycle and all my bikes combined, but still quite a ride... My son demoed a full-squish FSR, but likes his own bike better for some reason (good for my bank account).
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