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  1. Cont'd.... Here we are on the Montlake Bridge...

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    Here we are on the Montlake Bridge over the canal cut that connects Lake Union and the surrounding bays to Lake Washington. The amount of maritime traffic, along with kayakers, was...
  2. Cont'd.... Next morning I rode back down to...

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    Next morning I rode back down to Seattle along the lake front with Jeff. Here, he's pointing out a former Navy air base converted to a park, and commercial campus. Magnusson Park.
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  3. Cont'd.... Meeting Jeff at Starbucks in Lake...

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    Meeting Jeff at Starbucks in Lake Forest Park.

    https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3890/15028345892_02410d1665_b.jpg

    Velodrome action.......
  4. And so it begins....Vancouver to San Diego, or Bust.

    Hey folks! It's been a while since I've posted, mostly due to personal reasons. And the hot Summer doldrums of lack of riding never helps. But I'm back to riding again since last week...in a rather...
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    As BG stated, asking price is way too much for...

    As BG stated, asking price is way too much for this level bike.

    I got mine for $50, same year/model. It needed brakes and tires. But it cleaned up well, and rides pretty nice as well.
    There was...
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    What a nice day for a C&V group ride! Nice...

    What a nice day for a C&V group ride! Nice photos, and sweet bikes. Excited to be riding through there for the first time. I will be in Portland probably 1st week of Sept. My Pacific Coast bike tour...
  7. Thread: Show me your cat

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    Can't take credit for this one, but it's cycling...

    Can't take credit for this one, but it's cycling related since the owner is celebrated. The photo can't sum it up any better in my opinion. Touching.
    I had shared many a moment similarly with my...
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    Don't sweat it too much on value, and keeping it...

    Don't sweat it too much on value, and keeping it stock. The nice thing about bikes is the fact they can be modified and parts exchanged.
    Customize it and update it to your heart's desire. Make it...
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    Congrats on acquiring an nice old Raleigh with...

    Congrats on acquiring an nice old Raleigh with classic Suntour and SR gear. If it gets ridden again, it's a success story. "One Less Car" == One Happy Rider.
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    Actually, motor vehicles have their own version...

    Actually, motor vehicles have their own version of stupid mixing of measures....why is the wheel size in inches, and the rest of the tire dimensions in millimeters? I recall Michelin tried to...
  11. Centurion Ironmen are road racing bikes,...

    Centurion Ironmen are road racing bikes, therefore any decent road saddle will work. Find something comfortable.
  12. Fred Smedley "riceboy" could also be the term...

    Fred Smedley "riceboy" could also be the term coined over a decade ago from the popularity of hopping up Japanese imported compact cars like Honda Civics/CRXs, Nissans, etc.

    riceboy may be into...
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    Since I'm not self-righteous (when it comes to...

    Since I'm not self-righteous (when it comes to bikes, ^_^) there's nothing wrong in desiring more than one bike and setting about acquiring it. It's because we appreciate them, not hoarding them....
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    Interesting! From the stuff I've read, I was...

    Interesting! From the stuff I've read, I was under the impression Tange Mangaloy tubing was a cheaper grade offering than their Cro-moly line. And it was alloyed with Manganese only, no molybdenum...
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    That's my fantasy....hoping to find that vintage...

    That's my fantasy....hoping to find that vintage holy grail Celeste Bianchi adorned in Campagnolo, sitting in a corner of a garage or basement for decades....in my size of course. :)
    Congrats on...
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    The Fuji is vintage enough...steel, threaded...

    The Fuji is vintage enough...steel, threaded headset, chromed fork, Blackburn mtb rack...it looks fantastic. Very nice job!
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    Damn! I'm sorry for your loss. May they catch...

    Damn! I'm sorry for your loss. May they catch whomever committed the robbery. I know how you feel, someone I trusted stole nearly everything from under me.
    Sucks! >:-(
  18. Thread: Every Day Pics

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    That sucks! It doesn't matter what material it...

    That sucks! It doesn't matter what material it is, it's no fun to discover one's ride is damaged and a write off. :(
    From the looks of the photo, that abrasion may have been the cause. An impact...
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    ^Those two (Zeus and the unknown bike) are...

    ^Those two (Zeus and the unknown bike) are incredible make overs! Impressive!
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    A great vintage Elevated-stay mtb. The finish...

    A great vintage Elevated-stay mtb. The finish isn't so bad and should be preserved. Some touch up paint and wax, the finish looks worthy of saving. The components are decent too, Exage 500LX is top...
  21. Thread: pet peeve, anyone?

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    A recent trend was brought to my attention by a...

    A recent trend was brought to my attention by a hiking buddy. He saw a report of 'rednecks' targeting 'green' lifestyle people including cyclists.
    They have outfitted their pickup trucks and SUVs...
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    Bicycle Addict Yes, you can run modern bmx u...

    Bicycle Addict

    Yes, you can run modern bmx u brakes.
    That was a rusty Hardrock! Looking forward to seeing the results.
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    +1 a really pretty vintage Bianchi, Mike! It's...

    +1 a really pretty vintage Bianchi, Mike! It's always a treat to see an older one that isn't Celeste. Lovely chromed lugs.
  24. My bad, I was more specifically addressing the...

    My bad, I was more specifically addressing the post above mine about how similar steel of a particular supplier used in two frames had such a large difference in bike weight.
    I wanted to point out...
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    Ha! That gave me a chuckle. Saved to the HDD. ...

    Ha! That gave me a chuckle. Saved to the HDD.
    Whatever keeps it running, is a good thing. :)

    I have a LeTech on an Expedition, similar design, but without the troublesome Mountech pulley.
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