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    Mine's not as vintage as most here, but still my...

    Mine's not as vintage as most here, but still my favorite bike of any I've owned. 1992 Bridgestone RB-T that I bought new

    In mostly stock configuration:...
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    Yep, all correct for 1958. An 1800 MGB engine is...

    Yep, all correct for 1958. An 1800 MGB engine is being built to swap in. (Rubber bumpers didn't appear on the MGA, just the MGBs after 1967.)
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    Friday's UPS truck brought a 1973 Raleigh Grand...

    Friday's UPS truck brought a 1973 Raleigh Grand Prix set up as a town bike with upright bars, basket, and Brooks from an iBOB member.
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    My toolboxes are used for several of my hobbies,...

    My toolboxes are used for several of my hobbies, so not specifically bike related. This one contains metric and imperial sockets/wrenches, and lots of general hand tools, as well as specific tools...
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    I've tried MapMy Ride and Runkeeper, but I ended...

    I've tried MapMy Ride and Runkeeper, but I ended up using DigiFit. I don't particularly care for all the bells and whistles offered on almost all of the tracking apps, and I'm not interested in the...
  6. Welcome! I've got a '93 Trek 970, and a '95...

    Welcome!

    I've got a '93 Trek 970, and a '95 Trek 830. I've never ridden a full suspension bike, but have used a front suspension. I like the "feel" of the rigid frame better than the front...
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    Updated photo of what this not-so-old 60 year old...

    Updated photo of what this not-so-old 60 year old rides. Added an Acorn Boxy Rando bag and Nitto M12 rack on my Bridgestone RB-T
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    Acorn Boxy Rando bag for my RB-T. Nitto M12 rack...

    Acorn Boxy Rando bag for my RB-T. Nitto M12 rack is on the way.



    Does your source have any more? I'm still using mine from 20 years ago, but they're wearing mighty thin!
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    I got one of these, because I designed it. ...

    I got one of these, because I designed it.

    http://smorris.smugmug.com/photos/i-67FM5H3/0/O/i-67FM5H3.jpg

    I was there for 30 years, and retired four years ago at age 56. Got the traditional...
  10. Sticky: The only photo I have of me on an HPV (not even a...

    The only photo I have of me on an HPV (not even a bicycle.) From three years or so ago.

    http://smorris.smugmug.com/Leaning-Against-the-Wall/old-unicycle/i-CqMkTqJ/0/O/photo.jpg
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    Thank you very much! I baby that bike, and will...

    Thank you very much! I baby that bike, and will never sell it! Was out on it today for the 30 Days of Riding Challenge in winds up to 43 MPH. I didn't go far!!

    Steve
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    In 1992 I was looking at a Miele available at a...

    In 1992 I was looking at a Miele available at a small shop in Cleveland. It was an unsold model from a couple of years earlier, but can't recall the model. It was built from Columbus tubing and had...
  13. I had a catheterization in January, and they...

    I had a catheterization in January, and they ended up doing a stent on a 90% blocked artery. I had no symptoms, nor any clue I had anything at all wrong! I had a kidney stone and a CT scan in...
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    Thanks! I wish spring would get here so I can...

    Thanks! I wish spring would get here so I can finish cleaning, lubing, and polishing everything and get riding! We're supposed to have 2-5" of snow today...

    The frame is True Temper OX Comp II
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  15. Thanks guys. I think it was back in 2009 that I...

    Thanks guys. I think it was back in 2009 that I was going to go on an organized ride through the tunnel put together by some folks here in the NE forum. The forum doesn't go back that far, and I...
  16. Western PA: Tunnel ride (from movie The Road) still exist?

    Hi NEers,

    Several years ago, there was an annual ride through an abandoned turnpike tunnel. The tunnel was used in the movie The Road. My recollection is that it was somewhere west of Pittsburg....
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    Cross-posting this from the VRC mountain bike...

    Cross-posting this from the VRC mountain bike thread.

    A new eBay purchase. (in fact, these are the eBay photos, as I haven't taken any yet.) This is an as new 1992 Trek 970 SingleTrack. The last...
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    A recent eBay purchase. (in fact, these are the...

    A recent eBay purchase. (in fact, these are the eBay photos, as I haven't taken any yet.) Not very old, and I know some of you don't consider the Trek mountain bikes too desirable, but it's what I've...
  19. Thread: Show your Trek

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    A recent eBay purchase. (in fact, these are the...

    A recent eBay purchase. (in fact, these are the eBay photos, as I haven't taken any yet.) Not very old, and a mountain bike, so not as svelte as its road going cousins. This is an as new 1992 Trek...
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    I'm only 60 now, so not old yet. Here's the...

    I'm only 60 now, so not old yet. Here's the current stable:

    1992 Bridgestone RB-T (bought new)...
  21. I'm sure going to miss it. :( Did any of you...

    I'm sure going to miss it. :(

    Did any of you who subscribed know this was coming or get any further explanation?

    Steve
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    Even buying US made hubs won't guarantee domestic...

    Even buying US made hubs won't guarantee domestic components. I design professional tools, and almost all bearings come from China, Taiwan, or Mexico. Even American companies source their parts...
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    - Getting off my butt and getting the RB-T down...

    - Getting off my butt and getting the RB-T down from the rafters after 15 years of collecting dust!
    - Riding with my 12 year old daughter for the first time. She road about 150 miles with me this...
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    It seems that every time they do a forum update,...

    It seems that every time they do a forum update, the place you were in a thread gets lost. I've been sent back to post #1 numerous times. Mac/Firefox
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    And roaster boy's would look like this in action,...

    And roaster boy's would look like this in action, 'cause I did basically the same thing.

    http://smorris.smugmug.com/Leaning-Against-the-Wall/Xtracycle-Build/DSC0001/647258366_HufR2-3X-2.jpg
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