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Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-11-13, 01:31 PM
Replies: 5,139
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Posted By EKW in DC
thanks neo_pop! Is that Bridgestone you posted a...

thanks neo_pop! Is that Bridgestone you posted a pictures of yours? Looked nice.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-11-13, 01:00 PM
Replies: 5,139
Views: 963,523
Posted By EKW in DC
The sidewall issues I had were tears where the...

The sidewall issues I had were tears where the bead and sidewall come together. I had this on multiple tires. There was no brake rub there to cause that, and the tires were never overinflated. I...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-07-13, 09:55 AM
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Views: 963,523
Posted By EKW in DC
Odd. Thanks for the heads up. It was working last...

Odd. Thanks for the heads up. It was working last night. Editing original message with a new URL.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-06-13, 11:30 PM
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Views: 910,482
Posted By EKW in DC
http://www.flickr.com/photos/10757602@N08/95499544...

http://www.flickr.com/photos/10757602@N08/9549954418

Finally getting around to posting my vintage MTB drop bar build, at least as it stands now. The complete progression, complete with photos, is...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-06-13, 11:28 PM
Replies: 5,139
Views: 963,523
Posted By EKW in DC
http://www.flickr.com/photos/10757602@N08/95499544...

http://www.flickr.com/photos/10757602@N08/9549954418/

Finally getting around to posting the build, at least as it stands now. The complete progression, complete with photos, is available on...
Forum: Commuting 06-05-13, 09:59 AM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 94,425
Posted By EKW in DC
More great riding today with cooler drier temps...

More great riding today with cooler drier temps in the morning. Rode first to great school campus to drop something off, which added a couple extra miles to the commute, which was welcome this...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-23-13, 09:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,159
Posted By EKW in DC
First off, sorry about the double post. I do...

First off, sorry about the double post. I do delete them if I know that's happened, but this time I didn't even realize it. bikeforums is blocked by my corporate firewall at work, so I was/am...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-22-13, 02:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,159
Posted By EKW in DC
Seatpost binder bolt length

I am in the process of building up a used Trek MTB frame (1995 Trek 830 Mountain Track) that's in good shape to serve as a commuter/touring/trekking bike (replacing at least temporarily my Surly LHT...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-22-13, 02:26 PM
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Posted By EKW in DC
Seatpost binder bolt length

accidental duplicate posted thread - mods, please feel free to delete
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-26-13, 01:31 PM
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Views: 910,482
Posted By EKW in DC
Nice looking ride!

Nice looking ride!
Forum: Commuting 04-26-13, 01:28 PM
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Views: 94,425
Posted By EKW in DC
Been a while since I've checked in here... my...

Been a while since I've checked in here... my Surly LHT was stolen a little over a month ago, and as it was my only bike I was metro-bound for a few weeks as I began to consider my options. For the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-26-13, 09:52 AM
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Posted By EKW in DC
My beloved Surly LHT was stolen from me a little...

My beloved Surly LHT was stolen from me a little over a month ago. After a week or two riding metro to work, I borrowed a friend's rarely ridden early 2000s Nishiki Colorado while I began to consider...
Forum: Commuting 03-04-13, 03:17 PM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 94,425
Posted By EKW in DC
Low 30s with a gusty 20-30 mph headwind, making...

Low 30s with a gusty 20-30 mph headwind, making it feel like low 20s this morning. Didn't feel like doing battle with the headwind, so I settled in for a slower 11 mph-ish shlog. Thanks to the wind,...
Forum: Commuting 03-03-13, 08:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,964
Posted By EKW in DC
Been about 4,000 miles since I got my last flat....

Been about 4,000 miles since I got my last flat. I run Schwalbe Marathon Plus tires on my LHT. Before I gave up on cheap tires from Nashbar (riding a hybrid at the time), I got flats once every month...
Forum: Commuting 03-01-13, 02:10 PM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 94,425
Posted By EKW in DC
Yesterday was a nicer day for riding than today,...

Yesterday was a nicer day for riding than today, but still not too bad this morning, with the possible exception of the headwind that was gusting to 20-25 mph. This damned headwind seems present...
Forum: Commuting 03-01-13, 10:36 AM
Replies: 1,712
Views: 46,067
Posted By EKW in DC
Dwayne (GA)_____________________1005 [30/30] ...

Dwayne (GA)_____________________1005 [30/30]
Tarwheel (NC)_______________________840 (1238 total)
wphamilton(GA)______________________761
The Chemist (China) ________________717 (783 total)...
Forum: Commuting 02-26-13, 04:25 PM
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Views: 94,425
Posted By EKW in DC
Upper 30s and overcast for the ride in this...

Upper 30s and overcast for the ride in this morning. Getting ready to head home now and it's mid 40s with light rain and 30 mph wind gusts. Donning the rain cape! :-) Rest of the week is looking...
Forum: Commuting 02-21-13, 04:14 PM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 94,425
Posted By EKW in DC
My morning commutes yesterday and today sucked....

My morning commutes yesterday and today sucked. Both days temps around freezing and a headwind of ~20mph gusting to 30. Ugh. Today I just have up and resigned myself to a steady10 mph pace. Despite...
Forum: Commuting 02-15-13, 04:21 PM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 94,425
Posted By EKW in DC
Beautiful weather this morning. Temps in the...

Beautiful weather this morning. Temps in the upper 30s and a slight tailiwind. Bright sun. Great ride in.

As a couple others have said, spring seems to be in the air these days. Besides the fact...
Forum: Commuting 02-12-13, 10:17 AM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 94,425
Posted By EKW in DC
Mid-40s and sunny for the morning commute....

Mid-40s and sunny for the morning commute. Perfect for shirts, a long sleeve tee and a short sleeve tee. Left the fleece at home this morning! :) Very nice ride in.

Running errands at lunch and...
Forum: Commuting 02-12-13, 10:11 AM
Replies: 1,712
Views: 46,067
Posted By EKW in DC
buzzbee (CA )_______________________582 ...

buzzbee (CA )_______________________582
sbslider (CA) ______________________560 (771 total) [28/28]
wphamilton(GA)______________________542
Brian@PedalBIG (TX)_________________531 (603 Total)...
Forum: Commuting 02-12-13, 10:09 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,256
Posted By EKW in DC
Another vote for the Take-a-Look, which I started...

Another vote for the Take-a-Look, which I started using a few years ago when my I put trekking bars on my then-bike, a hybrid, and lost the easy mount point for my bar end mirror that had been on the...
Forum: Commuting 02-11-13, 03:22 PM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 94,425
Posted By EKW in DC
Loved the fog on the way in this morning....

Loved the fog on the way in this morning. Absolutely brilliant riding conditions... temp around 40, slight tailwind, fog, and wet roads, though no rain falling anymore. Very nice. The warmer temps...
Forum: Commuting 02-07-13, 09:55 AM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 94,425
Posted By EKW in DC
Good commuting this week. I've ditched the tights...

Good commuting this week. I've ditched the tights in favor of colder legs and shorts only for easier and quicker ride prep. This morning felt a but colder than yesterday morning despite the temp...
Forum: Commuting 01-23-13, 11:58 AM
Replies: 1,712
Views: 46,067
Posted By EKW in DC
The Chemist (China) ________________447 (717 km) ...

The Chemist (China) ________________447 (717 km)
Brian@PedalBIG (TX)_________________286 (328 Total)
electricalbox (CA)__________________278.28
wphamilton(GA)______________________276
Tarwheel...
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