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Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 09-01-09, 10:25 PM
Replies: 990
Views: 446,958
Posted By Elderberry
No special rack, just the ol' reflector tab,...

No special rack, just the ol' reflector tab, which just happened to work perfectly as a bar bag support.
Forum: Commuting 08-11-09, 03:12 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 108,546
Posted By Elderberry
That Motobecane's a beaut, Veloria. I've...

That Motobecane's a beaut, Veloria.

I've acquired yet another 20+ yr old clunker, and I think it's my new favorite all around ride. '87 Schwinn Traveler a buddy of mine found at Goodwill for...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 07-22-09, 11:07 AM
Replies: 990
Views: 446,958
Posted By Elderberry
My first real distance rig. Started as an '87...

My first real distance rig. Started as an '87 Schwinn Traveler my buddy found at Goodwill for $12.50. A few changes and now she's ready for my big ride up north this weekend. It shall be sweet....
Forum: Commuting 06-23-09, 07:43 AM
Replies: 14,493
Views: 8,694,816
Posted By Elderberry
I s'pose you're right. It was on my way home...

I s'pose you're right. It was on my way home from work, though.
Forum: Commuting 06-23-09, 12:01 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,586
Posted By Elderberry
Up until a week or so ago, the creaking,...

Up until a week or so ago, the creaking, screeching, and otherwise awful noises of the obliterated bottom bracket on my utility bike. New cartridge unit took care of that and now it's eerily quiet. ...
Forum: Commuting 06-22-09, 11:56 PM
Replies: 14,493
Views: 8,694,816
Posted By Elderberry
I believe that's the stock tape, but it really...

I believe that's the stock tape, but it really does match the saddle nicely. Thank you for replacing those worthless stock fenders, too.
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Forum: Commuting 05-28-09, 11:22 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,042
Posted By Elderberry
No longer had car, had bike. Made best of...

No longer had car, had bike. Made best of situation, now it's an obsession.

A good obsession, though.
Forum: Commuting 05-27-09, 01:17 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,265
Posted By Elderberry
I've got a small thermos that I fill up at the...

I've got a small thermos that I fill up at the office/shop if I need coffee. It goes in the bag, though. Water tastes much better while riding to me, I guess.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-26-09, 01:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 702
Posted By Elderberry
Seems like everyone around me has a nice old...

Seems like everyone around me has a nice old Miyata. Even their entry level stuff is pretty nice. If I needed another bike, I'd probably start looking for one. I don't, though. Save that bike!
Forum: Commuting 05-26-09, 01:00 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 108,546
Posted By Elderberry
We gotta have standards around here, folks. ...

We gotta have standards around here, folks.

That's just how it is. Next year, Sam. Next year.
Forum: Commuting 05-26-09, 11:27 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 108,546
Posted By Elderberry
Not old enuf!!! Outta this thread!

Not old enuf!!! Outta this thread!
Forum: Commuting 05-21-09, 11:39 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 108,546
Posted By Elderberry
Truth. It always frustrates me when someone comes...

Truth. It always frustrates me when someone comes into the shop with a nice bike from the 80s and says "I need a new bike. This is old and slow", when that bike would be spectacular with the proper...
Forum: Commuting 05-20-09, 10:29 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,608
Posted By Elderberry
Eh. I suppose. Just tellin' how it's been for me...

Eh. I suppose. Just tellin' how it's been for me at the shop.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-20-09, 10:22 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,411
Posted By Elderberry
Terrible pic of the roommate's '78 Le Tour III...

Terrible pic of the roommate's '78 Le Tour III singlespeed beater.http://i266.photobucket.com/albums/ii243/Elderberrypictures/Photo35.jpg
Forum: Commuting 05-20-09, 09:09 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,608
Posted By Elderberry
I was really hesitant to make the investment in...

I was really hesitant to make the investment in clipless, but did so probably two months ago and now all the bikes are SPD'd. It really does make a huge difference, and I try to inform everyone who...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-19-09, 02:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,324
Posted By Elderberry
My '89 Schwinn World has had its hanger and shift...

My '89 Schwinn World has had its hanger and shift cable guides hacked, been repainted, and has been drilled out for dual pivots. I don't really regret any of it, though, considering the shape in...
Forum: Commuting 05-19-09, 11:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 698
Posted By Elderberry
Tempting, friend. Tempting.

Tempting, friend. Tempting.
Forum: Commuting 05-18-09, 09:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 698
Posted By Elderberry
Ron, your residence there almost makes me wanna...

Ron, your residence there almost makes me wanna ride my Trek to Detroit... Almost.
Forum: Commuting 05-18-09, 12:41 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,798
Posted By Elderberry
^True. I guess dressing in stuff that's...

^True. I guess dressing in stuff that's uncomfortable and having to worry about little nitpicky appearance things is what frustrates me. I'm usually presentable to some degree, and this works for...
Forum: Commuting 05-18-09, 11:42 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,798
Posted By Elderberry
I work at a high school, but I'm the super-cool...

I work at a high school, but I'm the super-cool afterschool activity leader guy, so I needn't worry about this "presentability" of which you speak. The front basket on my commuter allows me to keep...
Forum: Commuting 05-18-09, 11:37 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 108,546
Posted By Elderberry
http://i266.photobucket.com/albums/ii243/Elderberr...

http://i266.photobucket.com/albums/ii243/Elderberrypictures/Misfit035.jpg

http://i266.photobucket.com/albums/ii243/Elderberrypictures/Misfit031.jpg
Some aesthetic updates to the 30 yr old clunker...
Forum: Commuting 05-11-09, 12:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,538
Posted By Elderberry
Well put. I went clipless about a month ago and...

Well put. I went clipless about a month ago and the one time I rode in regular shoes felt weird and inefficient. I now have a pair of sneakers to change into at each of my workplaces, and it works...
Forum: Commuting 05-06-09, 01:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,481
Posted By Elderberry
Somehow I've gotten along sans discs for a few...

Somehow I've gotten along sans discs for a few years now...
Forum: Commuting 05-06-09, 01:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 655
Posted By Elderberry
Take it away, Jobst!...

Take it away, Jobst! (http://www.sheldonbrown.com/brandt/index.html)



EDIT: Link now fixed. Thanks, Ian.
Forum: Commuting 05-06-09, 01:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By Elderberry
Yeah, our shop has a plethora of Jagwire...

Yeah, our shop has a plethora of Jagwire brake/shift housing and cable sets in all the colors the kids like these days.
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