Bike Forums - View Single Post - Official 2020 Quarantine Challenge
View Single Post
Old 04-04-20, 03:59 PM
  #66  
jeirvine 
Senior Member
 
jeirvine's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Bethesda/Baltimore MD
Posts: 3,593

Bikes: '72 Moto Grand Record, '72 Gitane tandem, '72 Raleigh Super Course, '73 Raleigh Gran Sport, '73 and '76 Colnagos Super, '76 Fiorelli Coppi, '78 Raleigh SBDU Team Pro, '78 Trek 930, '81 Holdsworth Special 650B, '86 Masi GC, '87 Panasonic DX5000

Mentioned: 54 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 607 Post(s)
Liked 197 Times in 126 Posts
Well, I built it up from parts on hand over the first weekend of the crisis. Today I had a chance to take it out for a shakedown ride, and ended u doing a half century. Because, why not? it felt good, and I felt good, and there was virtually no traffic. Next will be to ride it to donate blood. My job gives me 2 hours of paid leave to do that, so I'll donate next week.

All in all, it rode great. I just tweaked the seat angle a hair, and adjusted the bag straps. I ended up using mini velcro straps for the Velo Orange Mini Rando bag. Works great, and the bracket loop I made to mount it to the decaleur receiver also did the trick- no problem riding the tops.







__________________
The man who dies with the most toys…is dead. - Rootboy
jeirvine is offline