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    Bringing an old thread to current - Do we still...

    Bringing an old thread to current - Do we still have a ride this Saturday? I plan to be there, just let me know time and place.

    Bob
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    [QUOTE=The Golden Boy;17589204]Is that after they...

    [QUOTE=The Golden Boy;17589204]Is that after they changed all the one way streets?

    The downtown is still legendary for that.

    Hell, I still have no idea what's north of St. Paul... that just...
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    Unless you want to spend a LOT of time getting...

    Unless you want to spend a LOT of time getting back out. I lived in Waukesha for eight years, and the getting lost stories still don't get old after being gone for eleven.
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    Spotted Cow

    Spotted Cow
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    Go with Kopp's for the burgers and custard. ...

    Go with Kopp's for the burgers and custard. Culver's has turned into a multi-state chain operation; and, Kopp's had better burgers anyway. Water Street Brewery is a good choice as well. If you are...
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    That is a great starting point for rides. Lots...

    That is a great starting point for rides. Lots of parking, and the lot has direct access to the path. It might be best to designate one end of the lot; if the weather is nice, there will be many...
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    No offense taken. I was guessing on the year...

    No offense taken. I was guessing on the year based on the Vintage Trek site, and what I think to be the year codes on the FD and RD.
  8. Welcome to the area. I have a friend that rides...

    Welcome to the area. I have a friend that rides Saturday mornings from the Cyclery, and they ride FAST; at least the group he rides with. I ride with a group that has riders on both sides of the...
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    Thanks for the correction. This was a fun...

    Thanks for the correction. This was a fun project, especially how well it cleaned up, and how good the condition is. Here are some before pictures.429272429273429274
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    I ride through there pretty regularly.

    I ride through there pretty regularly.
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    I will be there.

    I will be there.
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    Trek 1000 Project complete

    The latest project is complete, or nearly so. I picked up this Trek via the local CL. Despite being exceedingly grungy, it looked to be in good shape. From what I can tell, it is a 1990 model. I...
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    Brrrr I am in for a local CV ride, will put it...

    Brrrr I am in for a local CV ride, will put it on my calendar as well.
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    I am a big fan of LG bibs, both the Mondo Evo and...

    I am a big fan of LG bibs, both the Mondo Evo and the Corse lines.
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    Well, the gunk cleaned off really well, and the...

    Well, the gunk cleaned off really well, and the frame has only a couple of paint chips, so it should polish up nicely. The new challenge for me will be replacing the internally routed rear brake...
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    32 years in the investment business; currently...

    32 years in the investment business; currently Trader/Portfolio manager for structured products at a company that reinsures life insurance policies.
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    Trek 1000 Winter Project

    I recently picked up this Trek 1000. It has been hanging in a garage for quite a while, and is pretty grungy. The details as I understand. SN 851932 Diacompe BRS Edge brakes and levers ...
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    I love my Feedback stand, and recently picked up...

    I love my Feedback stand, and recently picked up the truing add-on.
  19. Buffalo Sweat Oatmeal Stout

    Buffalo Sweat Oatmeal Stout
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    I ponied up the $$ for a Lezyne this summer. They're not cheap, but I like the screw on head better than the rubber seal on my old Silca.
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    Count me in for the Edwardsville or St. Charles...

    Count me in for the Edwardsville or St. Charles rides. As for frame painting, you may want to check with FeCycles (FeCycles). He is a local builder that I have spoken with a couple of times at...
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    You're welcome, and welcome to the area.

    You're welcome, and welcome to the area.
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    It will be a bit of a hike for you, but Ballwin...

    It will be a bit of a hike for you, but Ballwin Schwinn has been very helpful for me, and they like to see people with older bikes. I also use the Big Shark west location. They have a very good...
  24. I used Cane Creek, purchased from Niagara Bike...

    I used Cane Creek, purchased from Niagara Bike Works. They went on with a minimum of fuss.
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    Got it done over the weekend. It ain't pretty,...

    Got it done over the weekend. It ain't pretty, as they say, but I did get them re-formed and on the hub. It took a swaging tool from Harbor Freight, a selection of sockets, and a ball peen hammer. ...
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