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    Thank You for the reply and link, I found several...

    Thank You for the reply and link, I found several good maps for planning a route.
    I see you also have an 83 Peugeot! We plan on bringing bikes suited to city streets.
    With my luck, it will snow the...
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    Tour Boston by Bike?

    Hello,
    I am headed to Boston mid April for a weekend getaway. I am wondering if we should bring Bikes or not, I was hoping to do a little riding and sightseeing. We plan on staying at the Sheraton,...
  3. cleaning polishing Weinmann concave rims

    I'm looking for any tips or tricks to shine up a set of weinmann concave rims. any advise or past lessons learned? "Flossing" with a rag just will not do the job.

    Thank You
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    Raleigh Sportif

    I have been busy here rebuilding an old lugged Raleigh "Sportif" that I rescued from the metals bin at the town transfer station earlier this summer. I am very pleased with how this project is...
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    Ken, I just wanted to take this oppertunity to...

    Ken,
    I just wanted to take this oppertunity to thank you for all the work you have done, collecting and documenting all these routes in the Hudson Valley. Super work!!
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    Yup, we worked down there about the same time, I...

    Yup, we worked down there about the same time, I know I was there in 82.
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    I had an "AlleyCat" brand trail-a-bike that we...

    I had an "AlleyCat" brand trail-a-bike that we used with my daughter as soon as she could pedal and hold on. We used that for a few years and as she got older, we used to switch and I would ride the...
  8. Thread: Hot r Not

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    almost finished

    New Pacer frame, VO headset and stem, shimano 8 speed gear. Not sure about the rest yet.http://i404.photobucket.com/albums/pp125/finnyct90/My%20Surly%20Pacer/Photo_011610_014.jpg
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    I recently bought a Surly Pacer frame through my...

    I recently bought a Surly Pacer frame through my LBS and had them build it for me with a combo of some new bits and a bunch of parts I already had. This worked out very well for me, I kept the cost...
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    Gave up searching, ordered a 54cm green Surly...

    Gave up searching, ordered a 54cm green Surly Pacer frame through Revolution Bicycle shop in Saugerties NY. Steve is going to do a custom build for me. I will be using a blend of some vintage parts I...
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    Surly Pacer search

    I am looking for a surly pacer in the New York area, I was wondering if anyone has seen one at their LBS in the NYC, Long Island, Hudson Valley, CT, North Jersey area? I am pretty sure I need a 54cm...
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    +1 This is by far the easy and non destructive...

    +1 This is by far the easy and non destructive way to go! The cage on
    my old columbia is stuck on just this way without mishap for several years.
  13. I did not think to take a picture of todays ride....

    I did not think to take a picture of todays ride. I had so much wet dirty show gobbed up in the brakes I had to stop to clear them. I am thinking that fenders might be cool.
    that and a tissue...
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    That is one nice looking bike!

    That is one nice looking bike!
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    line the logos up with the valve stem and you...

    line the logos up with the valve stem and you know where to look in the tire for whatevere poked the hole in the tube. The tubes appear to be poorly lined up with the rim as the stems are so crooked.
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    A nice Sunday

    Sunday was a beautiful day here and I got a nice 43 mile loop in and was back home by 10am. About a quarter mile from home I came across a bike pile with a free sign. Got home, grabbed the pick up...
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    2 speed Grip shifter

    One of my bikes, an older Giant OCR, features flat bars, 8 speed rear and an older 105 seires crank with 53/39 double on the front. The bottom bracket and the front derailer were changed for the...
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    Steve, The next time you change the tube, as you...

    Steve,
    The next time you change the tube, as you run the first side of the tire bead on, and before you start the second side of the tire bead on, try to have the tube pushed back into the tire so...
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    Go up to the northern portion of the Harlem Vally...

    Go up to the northern portion of the Harlem Vally Rail Trail, (part of the taconic state parks), up to the Bash Bish Falls end. There is a wonderful rail trail that is perfect for young kids. Then...
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    Broom Stick
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    Hey, I remember more than I think! Funny, I...

    Hey, I remember more than I think!
    Funny, I worked for an engineering company at the end of "off yer rocker" road back in the mid 80s.
    Chazen Engineering. Did a lot of work for IBM.
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    Hey Fibber, from the bridge, would I go left up...

    Hey Fibber,
    from the bridge, would I go left up parker ave (Rt.9G) to get to the east end of the trail?
    I just can't picture how to get from there to DCC...up parker then take a right on creek?
    I...
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    Well it is very nice...crowded now but I bet it...

    Well it is very nice...crowded now but I bet it will not be that bad by next summer. The views are spectactular and I am sure that folks will come up with some rides that will include a bridge...
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    I going to try to ride it tomorrow about 1pm. I...

    I going to try to ride it tomorrow about 1pm. I have to drive to the train station to drop someone off, I plan to park there and unload the bike.
  25. Thread: Left Elbow?

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    Well...I did and rode 38 miles this morning...it...

    Well...I did and rode 38 miles this morning...it made a difference....I'm not sure if you were just teasing or not but raising the stem helped. Now I think the bars need to come back a bit.
    Thanks...
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