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Forum: Northeast Rides and Events 07-26-16, 10:50 AM
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Posted By NJgreyhead
Sat 9/17/16 SJW's Jersey Devil, Salem County NJ

It's that time again. The South Jersey Wheelmen are hosting their Jersey Devil Century rides out of Parvin State Park, Centerton NJ, Sat 9/17/16, on-site registration beginning at 8am. Day-of is $25...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-19-16, 09:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 804
Posted By NJgreyhead
Congrats on your success, bbbbbb. You learned a...

Congrats on your success, bbbbbb.
You learned a lot.
Non illegitimati carborundum.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-17-16, 06:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 291
Posted By NJgreyhead
I can tell you that my 1996 GT Outpost, 21-speed,...

I can tell you that my 1996 GT Outpost, 21-speed, is a real good commuter bike for me. Original Shimano Altus and Acera components work well even tho they are not high-end. With the oversized cro-mo...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-03-16, 07:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 458
Posted By NJgreyhead
Good stuff, Chas and Nashvillebill. Thanks. ...

Good stuff, Chas and Nashvillebill. Thanks.

Surprised the Simmons company has that video on Youtube showing their machine operator wearing running shoes instead of something more industrial.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-28-16, 07:59 PM
Replies: 9,149
Views: 657,824
Posted By NJgreyhead
524083524084 A couple more. Thru the mountain...

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A couple more. Thru the mountain laurel, not yet in bloom.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-28-16, 04:20 PM
Replies: 9,149
Views: 657,824
Posted By NJgreyhead
524043524044524045524046 Belleplain State...

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Belleplain State Forest, way down South Jersey.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-21-16, 05:06 AM
Replies: 35,968
Views: 3,681,713
Posted By NJgreyhead
Tall (listed as 68cm) sport touring Raleigh...

Tall (listed as 68cm) sport touring Raleigh Marathon frame/fork/seat post/BB for $50. Lots of pics.
https://images.craigslist.org/00606_jis9irTlF9B_1200x900.jpg...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 05-14-16, 06:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 444
Posted By NJgreyhead
Good riding bikes, but not light compared to most...

Good riding bikes, but not light compared to most 'triple-butted' bikes.
Got one, like it, but it is a bit of a porker.

Edit: My comments here referred to the 1984 Supra Sport model, based on the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-05-16, 12:23 AM
Replies: 35,968
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Posted By NJgreyhead
Raleigh Super Course MK II looks decent, claimed...

Raleigh Super Course MK II looks decent, claimed original, nicely priced at $185.

https://images.craigslist.org/01515_ipbPcyUCn2Z_600x450.jpg...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-09-16, 04:51 AM
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Views: 224,854
Posted By NJgreyhead
I like your bike.

I like your bike.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-06-16, 08:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,166
Posted By NJgreyhead
Dunno. I accepted what he had written, because I...

Dunno. I accepted what he had written, because I had accidentally done it before I read about it. For all I know, he could have learned it from you.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-06-16, 06:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,166
Posted By NJgreyhead
Yeah, I saw recently where Jan Heine of Bicycle...

Yeah, I saw recently where Jan Heine of Bicycle Quarterly suggested using the over-inflate method to determine if a rim is about to fail. The higher pressure distorts / warps the weak rim. Better to...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-27-16, 10:58 AM
Replies: 35,968
Views: 3,681,713
Posted By NJgreyhead
Now here is a laid-back Raleigh. Quite the...

Now here is a laid-back Raleigh.
Quite the chain-guard, too.
http://images.craigslist.org/00p0p_38Q9jxo0DCX_600x450.jpg
https://philadelphia.craigslist.org/bik/5510552048.html
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 03-07-16, 07:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,176
Posted By NJgreyhead
I'm happy with my Thule spare-tire 2-bike rack....

I'm happy with my Thule spare-tire 2-bike rack. Good design, works well, and was available at REI, so it added to my dividend.

It is also easy to unlock and remove the framework from the base,...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-03-16, 11:43 AM
Replies: 35,968
Views: 3,681,713
Posted By NJgreyhead
62cm is too small for you??? That one has...

62cm is too small for you???

That one has been up for a while. $200 is way too much for a Univega Supra Sport. Then again, some dreamer in Philly (The Hub Cyclery) had one up for $650.

Mine is...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-29-16, 11:27 AM
Replies: 35,968
Views: 3,681,713
Posted By NJgreyhead
This one shown up here yet? Looks like it may be...

This one shown up here yet? Looks like it may be original, and in good shape.
Downtube shifters, contrasting lug color (original?), chrome socks on the front, leather saddle. Price of $150 seems...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-27-16, 06:05 PM
Replies: 35,968
Views: 3,681,713
Posted By NJgreyhead
Now that's saying something!

Now that's saying something!
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 02-24-16, 08:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 562
Posted By NJgreyhead
I dropped my subscription to Bicycle Times after...

I dropped my subscription to Bicycle Times after several years, but then picked it up again recently. Missed the typos.

Seriously, I like that it is aimed at people who use their bikes in...
Forum: Northeast Rides and Events 02-21-16, 07:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 612
Posted By NJgreyhead
Here are some pics from yesterday's event. -NJg...

Here are some pics from yesterday's event.
-NJg
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Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-21-16, 06:18 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,981
Posted By NJgreyhead
bump Thanks for the info. Glad I was steered...

bump

Thanks for the info. Glad I was steered here (thanks again, Pemetic), now that I own a Trek 614 with a fork that apparently is more prone to failure than most.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-21-16, 06:08 PM
Replies: 1,075
Views: 139,789
Posted By NJgreyhead
Thanks much, Pemetic. -NJg

Thanks much, Pemetic.
-NJg
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-21-16, 10:12 AM
Replies: 1,075
Views: 139,789
Posted By NJgreyhead
Thanks, katzenfinch. One thing I am not clear...

Thanks, katzenfinch.
One thing I am not clear on (from the other thread re the poll on fork failure): Were the problems only with the forks that had 'Trek' inscribed on the crown? Did your 614 fork...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-21-16, 04:27 AM
Replies: 1,075
Views: 139,789
Posted By NJgreyhead
katzenfinch: I am curious what you especially...

katzenfinch: I am curious what you especially liked about the 614. I'd never known they existed before I picked one up off CL recently.
Taking it out this morning for its first proper gallop with me...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-19-16, 11:23 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,330
Posted By NJgreyhead
Your insights will be missed, Thrifty Bill. ...

Your insights will be missed, Thrifty Bill.
Maybe you could reconsider, and go out after 40,000 posts.

Best regards.
-NJg
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 02-17-16, 11:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 740
Posted By NJgreyhead
Good info. Thanks, rex.

Good info.
Thanks, rex.
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