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    A tandem ride in the Dry Creek Valley, deep in...

    A tandem ride in the Dry Creek Valley, deep in Sonoma County wine country.


    https://obrentharris.smugmug.com/photos/i-bRfr2L9/0/XL/i-bRfr2L9-XL.jpg

    I hope you will forgive the non-vintage...
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    A Long Hiatus My wife and I have been busy...

    A Long Hiatus

    My wife and I have been busy attending to the needs of elderly parents for the past several months so we've been on our bicycles very little since December. But the worst is behind...
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    Physics and engineering are not my strong suits...

    Physics and engineering are not my strong suits so I'm afraid that, like most of the other contributors to this thread, I can offer no helpful information.

    I have, however, after many decades of...
  4. La Mesa, California, 1959

    La Mesa, California, 1959
  5. We were taught the same thing right here in the...

    We were taught the same thing right here in the New Ninety States when I was a kid. The reasoning was that you could see the cars coming and avoid them.
    Brent
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    It was fortunate for me that I had a minor...

    It was fortunate for me that I had a minor acquaintance with Jobst in the mid seventies when I was a young bike mechanic with a much-too-big 26" Bob Jackson frame. Jobst paid me a decent price for...
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    Forty degrees and foggy when I left home this...

    Forty degrees and foggy when I left home this morning. Fifty-nine and sunny when I got back 3 1/2 hours later.

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    Put it up on the "Frame Doesn't Fit" thread and...

    Put it up on the "Frame Doesn't Fit" thread and see if anything equally interesting comes your way.
    Brent
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    Great selection of photos non-fixie ! Brent

    Great selection of photos non-fixie !

    Brent
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    Now that's classic! Pretty well sums up my...

    Now that's classic! Pretty well sums up my thoughts.

    Well put iab.
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    Now you're chasing the right rabbit! But the...

    Now you're chasing the right rabbit! But the heater is probably overkill. A 150 watt incandescent light bulb might just do the job. You don't want to cook the paint, just bake it slowly.
    Brent
  12. Very cool! Brent

    Very cool!
    Brent
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    I've heard good things about these paints that...

    I've heard good things about these paints that are specifically matched to vintage Schwinn colors:
    Vintage Schwinn - Welcome! Schwinn Bike Paint, Custom Parts, Decals and Gallery of Pictures

    I...
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    Well put! Just in the last few posts we get a...

    Well put!

    Just in the last few posts we get a geographical history of Rhode Island, an Australian travelogue, the back woods of New Jersey, and cocoa, peanut butter, granola balls!

    I injured...
  15. Nice! A couple of treasures. That Silca pump...

    Nice! A couple of treasures. That Silca pump makes my seventies Silca look downright modern, and Pino Moroni is the stuff of legends!

    Here's mine, found at a bike swap for $5; aluminum Cinelli...
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    Definitely worth doing! Brent

    Definitely worth doing!
    Brent
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    I have worked as paperboy, assembly line worker,...

    I have worked as paperboy, assembly line worker, library page, elevator operator, house painter, costumed security guard, toy maker, librarian in a tiny research library, bike mechanic, moped...
  18. Very nice curing both! Nice paint job too. ...

    Very nice curing both! Nice paint job too.
    Brent
  19. Yes, I will facilitate if needed....

    Yes, I will facilitate if needed. 4one599zero56oh9
    Brent
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    Fabulous bike! Brent

    Fabulous bike!
    Brent
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    Am I the only man here with more bikes and more...

    Am I the only man here with more bikes and more shoes than his wife?

    Cycling shoes w/ spd cleats, cycling shoes w/ road cleats, vintage cycling shoes, 3-pin ski boots, mountaineering boots,...
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    This was my mother's childhood sewing machine. She is now 91 years old. Unfortunately it requires a needle with a very...
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    Hah! I had completely forgotten that bit of...

    Hah! I had completely forgotten that bit of wisdom.
    Thanks for bringing back old memories, long lost!
    Brent
  24. I believe that hanging out for any length of time...

    I believe that hanging out for any length of time on this forum is accepted as clinical evidence of infection.
    Brent
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    Very pretty! The red/orange and black tires look...

    Very pretty! The red/orange and black tires look right at home on this bike.
    Brent
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